Fri.Aug 16, 2019

Leadership Skills - the development dilemma


In organisations with a traditional hierarchical structure, employees would have risen up through the ranks and arrived at each level with the leadership skills they developed over time. In today’s changing workplace structure, employees cannot predict when they will first experience a leadership opportunity and may find themselves in a ‘sink or swim’ situation. Leadership and management

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)


Today’s enterprise learning strategies require smart solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional tools. A Learning Platform empowers L&D departments to drive business growth through their efforts, and a key pillar of this solution is the Learning Management System (LMS). To understand how a Learning Platform will help improve enterprise learning objectives, you must first grasp what an LMS is, why it’s an essential tool, and how to get the most out of it.


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Product Training vs Soft Skills Training

Your Training Edge

Focus has increased over last few years for businesses to be able to more strictly cross-examine the ROI of the training and development being offered to their employees. Soft skills training like public speaking, communication skills etc. can be taken as “good to have” instead of vital component, and product training like quality control skills are usually viewed as a box ticking exercise, not always monitored at the workplace to assess value. Approach of the businesses is changing.

TEACHING TIPS: Writing Meaningful Quiz Questions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One guideline that textbooks tell us about quiz writing is that the questions have to be seen as meaningful to your learners. Each question should be about something important. something that the employee actually does need to know, or be able to do. The questions should be about something that everyone would agree matters in the workplace. at least for the intended audience of the training.   Let’s take an example.

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A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

The Role of Virtual Reality in Modern Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality solutions commonly known as Mixed Reality solutions have been in vogue for nearly a decade. The post The Role of Virtual Reality in Modern Workplace Learning appeared first on Blog - Originlearning. Virtual Reality virtual learning virtual learning for automotive virtual learning for organizations virtual learning technologies virtual reality for business virtual reality for corporates virtual reality for employees

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Why Should Small Businesses Invest In eLearning?

Dan Keckan

eLearning is primarily thought of as something that the "big companies" do, as the initial investments can be high. However, eLearning is something every organization, big or small, needs and the investment is worth it. This article explains why even small businesses should invest in eLearning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Business Objectives Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning Benefits Employee Training

6 Ways to Repurpose Your Webinar Content

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Just like your presenters do with a face-to-face presentation, they spend a lot of time preparing for their webinar presentations as well. And while they’re doing that, you’re spending the time marketing the webinar, you’re spending the money to work with a company who will assist you in hosting a professional event and take care of the technical and customer support needs. All of that time and money and within 30, 60, 90 minutes it’s all over.

Virtual teams - opportunities and challenges


Virtual teams give employers a unique opportunity to build a team of the worlds best talent, drawing from a hiring pool that spans the globe. All while lowering overheads and boosting productivity. It can seem like a no-brainer when it comes to building a successful team, however in practice there can be as many challenges as there are benefits. Blended learning

Assessment Authenticity: The Test Of A Learning Solution

Dan Keckan

How much of your learning is based on assessment authenticity? Learn why that's important in this blog. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning

The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

The Gender Paradox: A Deep Dive Into the Androgyny of Great Leadership

Training Industry

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6 Tell-Tale Signs That A Blended Learning LMS Is Best For Your SMB Organization

Dan Keckan

Small-to-medium-businesses sometimes have king-size requirements. How can you be sure blended learning is the right solution for your training needs? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Blended Learning Blended Learning Benefits Blended Learning Best Practices Free eLearning eBooks Small And Medium Businesses LMS

xAPI Learning Cohorts Offer Guidance for Social Learning

Learning Solutions Magazine

xAPI Learning Cohorts Offer Guidance for Social Learning. peter-guenther. Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:00

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Make Reading Accessible To All With Our Ebook Conversion Services

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Print Books are passé and today it has become essential to increase the reachability of the content by making it downloadable for the readers. The way new digital content is produced and consumed is going through significant changes. EBooks technically means digitally available books but through EPUB3 conversion, it can be changed into ‘enhanced eBooks’ also known as Interactive Digital Books.

eLearning vs. Conventional Training Approaches

Is online safety training as effective as instructor-led safety training? Find out why the best training outcomes are achieved when they are used together.

What is an employee onboarding process?


When you look at onboarding at a very high level, it's all about creating new relationships. Everyone involved is meeting someone they will potentially be working with for some time to come. Employee retention should be at the forefront from the moment they arrive at the office - you don’t want someone to leave within the first hour! Employee engagement

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 16, 2019

Mike Taylor

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller. I was reminded this week about the importance of communication and the troubles with assuming it has happened. It seems like the majority of challenges we face ultimately have at least some element of miscommunication. You know what they say about assumptions? Here are some things from the learning, design and technology world that I won’t assume you’ll like – but I hope you will! Have a great weekend.

How to Write Winning Custom eLearning Strategy to Boost ROI

Tesseract Learning

In this blog, we will look at some advantages to adding visual aids on your eLearning

Discovering a Better Way to Learn: How Went from Scattered to Strategic


We love Bagel Bites, boy bands, and neon windbreakers. But not everything from the 90s gets us equally excited. Remember what it was like to plan a vacation back then? Startups like, which launched in 1996, completely changed that experience. No more travel agents — you already had the best deals at your fingertips. Of course, disruption never stops. Today, has 17,000 employees across offices in 70 countries.

K-12 Guide to Distance Learning: 5 Ways to Learn Anywhere

With a continued global health crisis, schools are adapting teaching practices and learning environments. This guide covers how 5 different aspects of teaching and learning can be improved and maintained to facilitate successful distance learning.

The Difference in Designing Apps for Different Generations


Every generation is unique, as it has its family values, life experiences, broad traits, work preferences, and attitudes toward technologies. To start with, the generation is much more than just a group of people. The post The Difference in Designing Apps for Different Generations appeared first on Teachlr Blog. English Guest post

Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D

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Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D. cori-miller. Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:00


Why companies are turning to Virtual Reality to engage and train employees faster


Employee training traditionally involved a blended approach, including scalable methods like manuals and videos as well as in-person methods like classes, on-the-job training and 1:1 mentorship. All of these methods can be useful for certain types of learning, but many organizations have discovered tradeoffs.

How to Enable Business Growth with Content Digitization

Hurix Digital

Think back to the last time you took a training that you loved. They gave you these amazing handouts that you felt would change the way you work, increase your efficiency, give you leadership skills, and help with organizing your work life. Then, a month later, you wanted to share it with your team. But the papers were missing, the notes you took no longer made sense, and the consultant you hired for the training wasn’t reachable.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.