The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. Training managers have a lot to do. It Is the Law.

The Path to a Diverse, Vibrant Tech Community

General Assembly

In 2017, General Assembly expanded social impact programs to break down barriers for underrepresented groups to pursue careers in tech. Anthony Pegues was a part-time janitor in the suburbs of New York City who sought a way into a rewarding career. Read about his journey from the U.S.

It’s Showtime! How to Enhance Conference Learning With Online Video

Talented Learning

After a decade of explosive market growth, online video has reached critical mass and there’s no turning back. Consider these statistics: Online video consumption will represent more than 80% of all internet traffic by the end of this year. You get the picture.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Program Design (11).

How to Design Programs Around Outcomes, Unlock Flipped Classrooms, and More with Course Launcher Ellen Martin


How to design programs around outcomes, unlock flipped classrooms, and more with course launcher Ellen Martin in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of the LifterLMS team. Ellen and Chris dive into how online course creators should gauge success versus course completion.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


An eLearning professional is only as good as their best eLearning tools. While a learning management system is one of the most important eLearning tools you need to have, there are many nifty online apps, programs and systems designed to make your eLearning experience simpler.

5 Ways To Use Microlearning In Compliance Training

Adobe Captivate

Compliance training is mandatory and crucial for organizations. In this article, I showcase how you can use microlearning to make your compliance training engaging. Microlearning In Compliance Training: 5 Possible Approaches With Examples. But, this should not be the case.

eLearning Teams & Interactivity

Web Courseworks

I recently came across an article I wrote this past February on building a team for game development, which headlined in the Training Conference daily newsletter called Game On or Game Over for Online Training. Strong eLearning Teams Are Made Up of….

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed


Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Readers and professionals from both the private and public sector cast more than 4,000 nominations for the best-in-class solutions across 30 product categories. Winners of each category will be revealed in Elearning! and Government Elearning! Elearning!

7 Reasons to Use E-Learning for Banking Employees

Origin Learning

Bank employees are typically a diverse set of people – they come from different educational backgrounds and often hold different professional experiences. One can easily find a very young and a very old employee working in the same bank.

The Workplace Self-Training Paradigm

CLO Magazine

Much has been made of the abbreviation of employment tenure, now averaging just four years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And it’s true, the notion of a mortarboard-to-gold-watch career has been largely replaced by at-will employment, outsourcing and automation.

5 Ways To Use Microlearning In Compliance Training

EI Design

Compliance training is mandatory and crucial for organizations. In this article, I showcase how you can use microlearning to make your compliance training engaging. Microlearning In Compliance Training: 5 Possible Approaches With Examples. But, this should not be the case.

6 Ways to Use Micro-Learning in Your Organization

Origin Learning

Micro-Learning is a term gaining widespread popularity, especially in the world of corporate training. What is Micro-Learning? Micro-learning is basically information delivered in bits. However, care must be taken to keep the videos short.

Timing Tempo Technology

Your Training Edge

In my previous posts, the aspect of technology in training and education has radically been highlighted. Many of you might be unaware of the next two factors this technology comes along. It has transformed the way we look at skill and knowledge acquisition altogether.

Continuous Learning is strategic to business

Origin Learning

‘Small Is Beautiful’ – A popular quote, derived from the book of the same name, is synonymous with the world-renowned British Economist E F Schumacher,who picked it up from his teacher Leopold Kohr. But part of it is focusing on the members of those teams.

25 eLearning tools you need to have


It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best tools. The team at LearnUpon organizes eLearning projects and helps customers with course content every day. Best productivity tools for eLearning. eLearning research tools.

Training and Development Challenges and Solutions in the Workplace


For most companies, the highest priority when it comes to allocating training resources is increasing the effectiveness of training programs. This is usually because of a few common challenges in training and development. The solution. ?

MediaTec Publishing and Chief Learning Officer Magazine Ranked No. 1 in Leadership Development Programs

CLO Magazine

12, 2012 — For the second consecutive year, MediaTec Publishing Inc. and Chief Learning Officer magazine (CLO) ranked No. 1 on Leadership Excellence magazine's annual list of the "Best in Leadership Development" for delivering exceptional p "It is especially gratifying to be recognized for providing leadership development that is relevant, resonates with industry practitioners and provides real value," said Norm Kamikow, MediaTec president and editor in chief. "We

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7 Tips for Increasing eLearning Utilization


Unfortunately, this is rarely the case in elearning. You start by implementing an learning management system (LMS), selecting needed courses, structuring and organizing content but those are just the first steps to creating a successful learning program. Tie learning to company values : How can you ensure that company goals and values stick with employees long term? Use elearning to train on those values to help change behavior.

Social and Emotional Learning: Measuring the Success of E-Learning

Origin Learning

What is Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)? It is based on the concept that learning is maximized in an environment which is characterized by supportive relationships that make the process of learning challenging, engaging and meaningful.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 28, 2019

Mike Taylor

“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” — Simone Weil. The reason was that I had an unexpected opportunity for a good conversation with my wife. If you find anything good, forward it to a friend or spread the word with a tweet. Check out the archives.

Visual Design Tips from the eLearning Coach


I had the great pleasure of interviewing Connie Malamed, theeLearning Coach.” Connie runs a fabulous eLearning website and newsletter , and is the author of Visual Design Solutions , the highly rated and reviewed book on visual design for eLearning professionals.

How to Create an Impactful Virtual Learning Environment


When training moves from a purely in-person format to an online or blended learning model, there is always a concern that learning will become less “sticky” as the human element is removed from the training experience. While there are many benefits to in-person training, there are also many drawbacks. Weaknesses of Face-to-Face Training: In-person training isn’t scalable. In-person training lacks flexibility.

Paradigm Shifters: Women Driving Change in Learning & Development, Innovation and People Ops ?

Ed App

There are idiomatic truths that New York businesses have to deal with: people do not go out when it’s raining, the Downtown crowd doesn’t go above 50 th Street and nobody has a successful event during Fashion Week. And yet, last week, 70 people from a variety of industries braved the rain, shirked their Fashion Week engagements and trekked all the way to Columbus Circle for an Ed Microlearning event. Women play a dominant role in learning and development.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, August 20, 2007 Getting Started in Instructional Design Many readers find their way to this blog because they are interested in learning more about instructional design. Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. My learning has all been completely informal.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Where does designing accessible elearning fit in your professional goals?

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , April 18, 2010 I’m lucky to be a member of the 2.0 Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. While it may have been the title that (shocked) interested.

Spring 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium Opens Today

CLO Magazine

Brands CEO David Novak Discusses Developing Global Leaders During Opening Keynote The Spring 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium kicked off today, with a clear message about the strategic advantages of a strong leadership development program. Speaking to more than 300 chief learning officers, corporate executives, human capital management experts and learning practitioners from around the world, David Novak, chairman and CEO of Yum!

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Time Warner Cable Executive Named Chief Learning Officer of the Year

CLO Magazine

20 -- Pat Crull recognized for strategic alignment of learning, organizational effectiveness, and diversity and inclusion Pat Crull, group vice president and chief learning officer of Time Warner Cable (TWC), is the 2012 Chief Learning Officer of the Year. Now in its ninth year, the CLO Learning in Practice Awards program recognizes industry leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs.

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HT2 Labs Win Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2018 International

HT2 Labs

Oxford, UK: HT2 Labs’ Learning Locker has been named the silver winner for the Most Innovative Product of the Year in the Best in Biz Awards 2018 International, the only independent global business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications from around the world. The HT2 Labs team is thrilled to have won their first award from a US based organization. About the author.

Exciting Keynote Speakers Announced for Chief Learning Officer Symposium

CLO Magazine

8, 2013 — Chief Learning Officer magazine has announced an outstanding lineup of speakers for its Spring 2013 CLO Symposium, slated for March 18-20 at Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas. The leadoff keynote speaker, David Nova k, is recognized as one of the best-performing CEOs in the world by Harvard Business Review. the world's largest restaurant company, with five global brands, more than 37,000 restaurants in 117 countries and 1.4

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Spring 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium Wraps Up in Austin

CLO Magazine

Austin, Texas, March 20, 2013 — Author Jason Jennings shares secrets of extraordinary leadership in closing keynote During an inspiring closing keynote today at the Spring 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium, researcher and best-selling author Jason Jennings revealed five leadership secrets shared by people at the top of the world’s fastest, most productive, most innovative and best growth companies.

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Chief Learning Officer Unveils This Year's Top Companies for Workforce Development

CLO Magazine

March 30, 2014 — Chief Learning Officer magazine recognized 60 organizations as learning and development leaders Sunday night at the 2014 LearningElite Gala held in conjunction with the Spring CLO Symposium at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, Calif. In just four years, it has become the industry’s most valuable benchmarking tool and a widely acknowledged mark of distinction.” The Vanguard Group Inc.

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Chief Learning Officer Unveils Top Companies for Workforce Development

CLO Magazine

Austin, Texas, March 18, 2013 — Chief Learning Officer magazine (CLO) recognized 52 organizations as learning and development leaders Sunday night at the 2013 LearningElite Gala hosted by the magazine at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas. During the special event sponsored by Bellevue University, getAbstract and Procter & Gamble, six organizations also were singled out for their achievements with Editor’s Choice Awards.

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God Particles and Learning

CLO Magazine

As learning leaders, how consciously “ignorant” are you? I’m no physicist, but even I recognized that something big had happened when the scientific community announced in 2012 that the Higgs boson, the famous missing link of subatomic particles, was likely observed at the CERN Large Hadron Collider outside Geneva, Switzerland. It is the most important resource we scientists have, and using it correctly is the most important thing a scientist does.