Tue.Nov 17, 2020

8 Tips to Help Your Learners Overcome Procrastination

LearnDash

Procrastination is a trap many learners fall into. How can you offer useful strategies that help them keep on task? We all know the feeling: faced with a task that seems unpleasant, difficult, or seemingly unachievable, who among us hasn’t found excuses to put it off till later?

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The Future of L&D? A pitch

Clark Quinn

I was talking with a colleague the other day, and got a wee bit dramatic. I also thought it was an important point. So here, for your dining enjoyment, I’ve roughly recreated the pitch (in 3 mins and 30 secs): I hope this makes sense. I welcome your thoughts and feedback.

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Exploring a Global Leadership Approach – Mindset, Behavior and Process

Infopro Learning

Most people understand that there is a growing need for leadership development across just about every industry.

Learning Culture or Cancel Culture: You Decide

ej4 eLearning

When an employee acts in a way that goes against your company’s values, the results can be costly. With the prevalence of mobile phone viral videos, and access to social media, companies around the world have found themselves the victims of being “cancelled”.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Cultivating a Culture of Curiosity

TLNT: Training and L&D

Curiosity is not just an emotion. It’s a behavior. In her fascinating article, “ Curiosity: The Super-Power We Might Have Overlooked ,” author Elizabeth Smith also points out that curiosity is a behavior we can develop and grow.

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Do You Have Executive Presence?

TLNT: Training and L&D

At a SHRM mega-session years ago while speaking on the topic of executive presence, I included an audience demonstration about the body language aspect of presence.

Free color contrast checker for PowerPoint

BrightCarbon

One of the most common mistakes, we see when it comes to accessibility in presentations is poor color contrast. When there isn’t enough contrast between the colors on your slides, your presentation becomes less accessible to a whole range of people.

Oregon’s new COVID-19 safety mandate and how it impacts your training

OpenSesame

Governor Kate Brown announced on Friday Oregon’s new COVID-19 safety mandate which went into effect Monday, 16 November. With the new regulations, Oregon employers are required to : .

How to Identify Knowledge and Skills Gaps in Your Organisation

Capytech

How to Identify Knowledge and Skills Gaps in Your Organisation. In our previous blog in this series on bridging knowledge and skills gaps, we explored the reasons why bridging both is important for your business.

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

Here’s Why There’s Nothing Wrong with Click & Read E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

A lot of people ask about building interactive e-learning and usually are dismissive of “click and read” e-learning. It’s easy to do that because most e-learning is boring and not very engaging. Often those courses are screen after screen of content with endless next buttons.

6 Reasons To Outsource Microlearning Content Development For Fast Results

Dan Keckan

Outsourcing content development sounds expensive, and whether or not to outsource can be an overwhelming decision to make. The development process you choose will have a big impact on the project turn around speed, the amount you spend, and the quality of the program.

4 Types Of Company Culture And How They Are Incorporated

PlayerLync

What is corporate culture? Leaders of a company have a belief, value, or an idea of how the company should operate to be the most productive and successful.These corporate culture beliefs, values, and ideas are then transmitted to the employees who are expected to work within those.

eBook Release: How To Create Custom Remote Learning Experiences For Large Corporations

Dan Keckan

All big organizations are on the lookout for successfully creating custom remote learning experiences. In this article, we will examine how this can be achieved quickly and effortlessly. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Why Personalize Learning for Online Training?

CommLab India

Personalized learning for online training, if done right, can provide major benefits for learners and the organization. Read this blog to know what is personalized learning, and how to implement it in online training. eLearning Design Online Training

Blended Vs. Hybrid Learning: Which Type Of Training Content Is Better For Employee Development?

Dan Keckan

By better understanding the best application of hybrid learning and blended learning, you will be better equipped to use either learning design in your training strategy. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

In Real Life: Happy Anniversary, PowerPoint!?!?

Learning Solutions Magazine

In Real Life: Happy Anniversary, PowerPoint!?!? jd-dillon. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 00:00

How To Make Online Learning More Engaging

Thinkific

Elearning has the power to bring world-class education to any part of the globe—whether it’s upgrading students’ certifications, teaching them… The post How To Make Online Learning More Engaging appeared first on Thinkific. Create Your Course

From Surviving to Thriving: Returning to what science says about how we think, work, and learn

Speaker: Clark Quinn, Ph.D., Author and Executive Director of Quinnovation

The pandemic and associated upheavals of 2020 has led to both the need and opportunity to rethink how we think, work, and learn. Being forced to distance, we took emergency steps to build mechanisms that supported remote-learning, with an emphasis on elearning and virtual training. The consensus suggests that our existing elearning and training weren’t as well-received as we hoped. Our efforts to rely on elearning more and translate training to virtual experiences weren’t well-designed. The underlying reason is that we’re not well aligned with how our brains really work! In this session, Dr. Quinn will also go over the implications for learning and working effectively both in general and in this new era. Come see what L&D can, and should, do to help transform organizations to work smarter (and wiser).

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

Introduction. These days, a lot of social issues have been driven to the forefront of pop-culture and politics.

The Lottery Effect

CommPartners

This is a guest post written by Mallory Gott MA, CAE, founder + creative director of G+A | An Experiential Design Firm. Mallory has traveled the globe designing amazing experiences for people from all walks of life and across a breadth of industries and specialties.

Learning Technology Essentials

Learning Wire

What steps should you take when bringing your designs to life with Learning Technology? In the first article of this series , CrossKnowledge Learning Technology Consultant Lieve Van den Bosch explained the essentials that need to be considered when designing an effective learning experience.

6 Ways to Use Virtual Training for Employee Training [Slideshare]

CommLab India

Do you think eLearning is the only virtual training method you can use in corporate training? Well, here’s a SlideShare with 6 virtual training formats you can use in your corporate training. eLearning Design Learning Analytics

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

5 Lessons COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Education

MagicBox

Education was one of the worst affected sectors by the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, almost a billion students were left without classrooms by the closing of schools in the first quarter of 2020. Educational institutions across the globe were forced to make changes that had never been seen before.

Retaining A Focus On Cybersecurity During Remote Work

Dan Keckan

Cybersecurity is already becoming a more urgent need. In the first half of 2019, attacks on devices that transmit data wirelessly increased by three times. Additionally, 63% of companies reported potential compromise of data in the past year. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

2020 Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning study identifies global leadership gap

CLO Magazine

Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning recently published a study which revealed how the leadership requirements in all industries have shifted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Compliance Training: How To Make Virtual Learning Engaging And Effective

Allego

If you work in a regulated industry, you’re all too familiar with the challenges of keeping your sales team both up to date and in compliance. Compliance training may be one of the least sexy parts of your job—and the most important.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Cloudy with a chance of budget approval

CLO Magazine

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, many executives predict the global economy will be in a recession for most of 2021. When there is uncertainty, anxiety or volatility in the global economy, there is a tendency to prepare for the unknown by having a tighter ship and leaner budget.

Livestream: How to Build a High-Converting Sales Page With Thinkific’s Aaron Morin

Thinkific

Sales pages that convert are a hot commodity for course and digital product creators. Elaisha Jade sat down with Thinkific… The post Livestream: How to Build a High-Converting Sales Page With Thinkific’s Aaron Morin appeared first on Thinkific. Articles

What Does Successful Leadership Look Like in 2020?

Learning Solutions Magazine

What Does Successful Leadership Look Like in 2020? megan-dybczak. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 23:59