Thu.Sep 05, 2019

A Day in the Life of a Modern Worker: Where Does Training Fit In?

Gutenberg Technology

Workers today are juggling more tasks than ever before both in and out of the office. With what can feel like an ever-growing to-do list, it’s important for employees to be encouraged to fit in eLearning in a way that truly works for their schedule and that addresses training needs across the company. eLearning Collaboration corporate training L&D

7 Ways Facilitators Can Nurture Emotional Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

This is the third installment in a three-part series that explores actionable approaches virtual classroom facilitators can use to improve learner engagement through purposeful facilitation. We often frame corporate training as a compulsory process: complete these requirements and move on to the next task. It's a reinforcement of a " Push " learning culture that is content-centric, and not a personal experience. Effective learning involves an emotional component.

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Just Fired an Employee? How to Protect Your Business From Their Revenge

Your Training Edge

Not every fired employee will go rogue, but when one does, they’re a huge liability. Disgruntled employees who have been shown the door might feel wronged enough to make a move that can jeopardize your company. The majority of employees are likely to leave quietly, keeping their resentment on the down low. The ones that don’t, though few and far between, might get awfully vengeful.

4 Tips for Improving Ethics Training in the Workplace

ej4 eLearning

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

27th September – Learning to transform: Bringing people with you during times of change WEBINAR

Brightwave Group

27 SEP / 2019. Times. 12.00 – 1:00 PM. Venue. Online, courtesy of the eLearning Network. The workplace is undergoing some of biggest changes since the last industrial revolution. As weavers had to adapt to mechanisation, knowledge workers today are adapting to Industry 4.0, which connects automated processes, bots, things and people as never before.

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When Employees Can Curate the Content, Training Becomes More Effective

TLNT: Training and L&D

Today we have more knowledge than we’ll ever be able to study, and the content creation process still isn’t decelerating. That means the issue is no longer finding content, but rather selecting what’s worth keeping and delivering it in an organized way. Training, Learning & Development Featured HR technology learning

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The Big Share: A Q&A with CloudShare’s Lee Berkman on Virtual IT Labs and Best Practices


The Big Share features interviews with leaders and influencers from across CloudShare’s extensive community, happy to discuss their experiences and provide expert advice on a range of business topics. In this edition we speak with Lee Berkman, CloudShare’s own virtual IT labs expert. Five years ago, Lee was working as an executive sales rep for a major electronics wholesaler in South Africa. He decided to take a sabbatical, rented his place and locked up his car, intending to return in months.

9 transformative applications of Immersive Learning in retail


The rise of e-commerce has profoundly impacted retail and pushed the industry toward more innovation and digital transformation. Today we see another level of disruption in motion: the transformation of retail employee experience. With a low unemployment rate and increasing turnover, it’s critical to improve the hiring, onboarding, training and upskilling of your employees.

Why Is Leadership Development a ‘Program’?

TLNT: Training and L&D

As summer began, the (Cincinnati) HR Roundtable met to discuss a topic that is so often a formal program within organizations when it could be done more naturally. High Potentials Leadership Training, Learning & Development Featured HR Roundtable

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Sales representative training: How your team (& your close rate) will benefit


Your sales team is growing, which is great. In fact, it’s growing so quickly that you can’t train them all yourself, which is bad. This worries you, because some members of your team sort of ‘fell’ into sales, and haven’t received the proper training. Others understand sales techniques on an almost cellular level, but don’t fully grasp your company’s products and services.

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The Game Agency Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20TM Training Delivery Companies List

The Game Agency

Stamford, CT – September 5, 2019 – The Game Agency has been named to the 2019 Top Training Companies List for the training delivery sector of the learning and development market.

Choose Virtual-Classroom Methods to Support Learning Goals

Learning Solutions Magazine

Choose Virtual-Classroom Methods to Support Learning Goals. karen-hyder. Thu, 09/05/2019 - 01:00

Microlearning in eLearning Industry – The Future Of eLearning


Microlearning in e-learning involves breaking down of an e-learning course content into bite-sized modules, with each meeting a specific learning objective. Every year, new opportunities and trends emerge in the e-learning industry for SMEs to leverage into their learning system. So, how well do you use the microlearning trends to deliver efficient online training for your learners? Below are some of the trends in e-learning that you can leverage to provide an accessible e-learning program.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

5 Tell-Tale Signs That It’s Time For New Online Training Software

eLearning Industry

Are your workers getting the best from the online training software you are using? Does your software hit the targets you set or is it falling short of expectations? In this article, I’ll explore 5 tell-tale signs that it’s time to invest in new online training software. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Corporate Learning Management Systems Free eLearning eBooks Learning Management System Software Online Training Software

eLearning Storyboard 101: How to Map Out an Online Course

iSpring Solutions

Imagine you’re stuck in a maze. If you were told you could choose one item to help you find your… Read More. Corporate Training

Giving a go to whiteboard animations in your training program


What a great time to be an instructional designer! All the tools, the apps, the technology, give you enough stuff to be endlessly creative and come up with wonderfully engaging training material. The modern adult learner is very visual because we live in a world where video streaming is an integral part of our lives – videos go viral every minute and the audience is truly enthralled with them. So, it’s only natural that videos have also become a customary medium for corporate training.

3 Key Reasons Why Mergers Fail, and What You Can Do About It


While mergers are becoming more and more prevalent, they aren’t any easier get right. A 2019 Deloitte study indicated that 79% of respondents expect the number of deals they close in the next 12 months to increase, up from 70% percent last year. Still, many mergers fail to deliver as expected. Issue #1: Your employees become unmotivated. According to QFinance, one of the reasons mergers fail is because of the demotivation of employees.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

AllenComm Reaches Milestone With Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards

eLearning Industry

AllenComm and clients awarded 7 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards for onboarding, leadership, and compliance projects. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Why, Where, and How to Use Avatars in E-Learning


Why, Where, and How to Use Avatars in E-Learning. Content is not enough to make e-learning courses successful. Instead, e-learning courses must be interactive, engaging, and immersive. When you achieve this, learners will be more receptive to the content and the course will have more chance of success. While there is no single tool or method you can use to make your e-learning courses interactive, engaging, and immersive, avatars are one option that can help.

Microlearning and Social Learning: Double the Impact

CommLab India

How will your learners benefit from the combination of microlearning and social learning? This blog has the answers, don’t miss it. eLearning Design Microlearning

AR/MR/VR Trends in eLearning – The Future Of e-learning


Image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay. What are AR/MR/VR trends in e-learning? Augmented Reality is more of an interactive experience of real-life environments blended with digital elements, including haptic feedback, visual overlays, and many more. AR might not have played a vital role in e-learning in the past, but now it’s becoming relevant. Instructors are now using it to trigger just-in-time learning.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

How to Create a Quiz Using Hotspot Questions


A lot of times we hear from teachers who want to go beyond just text-based questions & answers in their classroom. Playing with question types or their diversity is what helps in building the students’ interests in class. Interactive tests help them gauge their individual learning ability. . Studies show that test questions impact learning. But, very little has been talked about the emergence of hotspot questions in the learning sector. Image source .

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How Can Corporate Organizations Turn Their Employees Into Self-Directed Learners

eLearning Industry

With increasing competition in every existing industry today, organizations require employees that can interpret and continually develop a breadth of knowledge themselves. There are ways organizations can teach their employees to be self-directed learners. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Corporate Learning Best Practices eLearning Assessment Employee Training Self-Paced Learning

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Operational Transparency: Increasing Perceived Value


Today's consumers are much less patient than they used to be, largely due to the explosion of technology. Research has shown that 18 percent of online shoppers expect a page to load instantaneously; 30 percent expect it in one second or less; almost half expect these websites to load in two seconds or less. Mobility Operations

How Can K-12 Publishers Adapt in the Digital Era


Publishers have experienced a digital turbulence in recent times. With certain publishing companies providing a digital rendition of all things that were once available only in print, this has sent the other traditional publishers into a frenzy. Because the digital revolution started eating in to their profits. The question that now arises is, how can traditional publishers bring back the reader base that they have lost to digitization?

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.