Tue.Aug 07, 2018

6 Advantages of Using an Open-Source LMS

LearnDash

Should you launch your course on a hosted LMS, or use an open-source option? Many first-time course instructors, when looking for the best LMS option for their online course, turn to hosted LMS solutions such as Teachable, Udemy, or Thinkific.

Essential Social Learning Features Supported By Modern Learning Management Systems At The Workplace

G-Cube

The conventional instructor-led training restricts the learners within a classroom setting. Today, organizations realize the potential of delivering e-learning experiences to boost employee engagement, retention and workplace productivity.

Integrating Game Thinking in eLearning Design

Origin Learning

The significance of gamification in modern eLearning is a topic that we have looked at earlier in several posts. The focus is now shifting on creating learning experiences that integrate games organically into the eLearning course content rather than a forced inclusion.

Memes, Critical Thinking, and L&D: Insight from Allen Partridge

InSync Training

As technology evolves, our ability to learn anytime and anywhere changes, too. Now, our possibilities seem literally endless. Constant communication, the pervasive availability of information, and the ever-changing opportunities for social collaboration exemplify this new reality. At no point, though, has critical thinking been simultaneously more important and less commonplace. As learners and learning architects , we struggle to discern the accuracy and efficacy of information on the internet.

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Trends in L&D

Clark Quinn

I agreed to be interviewed for an article, and was sent questions. And I wrote what I thought were cogent answers. I even dobbed in a couple of colleagues to also be interviewed. However, the resulting article isn’t what I expected at all. Now, I don’t intend to make all my posts critiques of what’s being said, but sometimes I guess I just can’t help myself! So first, here’re my original answers.

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Keeping Video Content Up To Date

Visual Lounge

Today, companies rely more than ever on images and videos to provide instructions and deliver information, and to communicate with customers and employees. This development is driven by the advantages of visual communication as well the changing expectations of the market itself.

Three Ways to Make Your E-Learning Content Meaningful

Rapid eLearning

The reality is that many e-learning courses are irrelevant to the needs of the person who has to take them. Lawsuits and regulatory compliance dictates a lot of demand for e-learning courses. It puts instructional design on the back-burner and end-of-year certification becomes the priority.

Localizing Visuals- There’s A Better Way

Visual Lounge

When you begin your localization journey it can seem so complicated and overwhelming. There are literally thousands of websites offering advice, ideas, solutions, and services to help get your global growth underway.

The Science Behind Microlearning

CLO Magazine

Microlearning, an approach to training that focuses on conveying information about a single idea, is growing in the learning and development sector.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Articulate Storyline 360: Better Options for E-learning Translation

ICDTranslation

Articulate 360 is a tool that offers you everything you need in order to create a successful e-learning course. With its constant updates and upgrades, the toolkit allows you to create your courses from scratch and elaborate on them further in collaboration with other stakeholders.

3 Tips to Shake Up the Status Quo and Become an Industry Disruptor

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year, we all watched as SpaceX successfully blasted one of the world’s most advanced rockets into orbit.

The Ripple Effect: Learning & Data Ecosystems

Watershed

So far, we’ve established an overview of modern learning ecosystems and how you can identify them across your different learning programs. Now, it’s time to explore how changes to different elements of an ecosystem can impact not only learning experiences, but also other elements in the ecosystem.

How to Bridge the Gap in Employee Training

Training Industry

The post How to Bridge the Gap in Employee Training appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized classroom training ILT instructor-led training microlearning multigenerational

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

12 Top eLearning Project Management Tools You Need to Try

LearnUpon

You and your team’s time is a precious commodity. With a heap of tasks on everyone’s plate, organization is the key to training and development success. At LearnUpon, we’re big fans of eLearning project management tools.

Digital Content is Disrupting Textbook Companies

Gutenberg Technology

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. That old adage reminds us to make the most of what we’re given in life. Over the past 10 years, publishers have been handed a big bag of lemons: The Internet. From maps to current events, the internet has changed how we get information.

Creating Effective Learning Experiences: Problem-Based Learning

HT2 Labs

Problem-based learning focuses upon creating real-world contextual problems in order to encourage learners to consider practical solutions to the problem. In doing so, learners can then apply what they learned to tasks and problems they come across as part of their specific role.

Evidence-Based Teaching Strategy Using Activities For Better Engagement

Tesseract Learning

Evidence-based teaching strategies have been used for decades to create engaging learning experiences. An important evidence based teaching strategy is to use activities. In this article, I am sharing how interesting activities create better engagement for your learners

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Virtual Training is the Key to Millennial Success in the Workplace

ReadyTech

Millennials are often criticized for seeking immediate results and being glued to their devices. But it makes perfect sense. These are learned preferences that mirror today’s society in which technology delivers instant gratification and quick access to information.

8 Best practices to facilitate informal learning

Matrix

Educating children and young people is the main concern of parents starting with the potty and ending with a good college. And even though formal education is definitely important and plays a big role in their development, it’s actually but a small piece of the picture.

Digital Content is Disrupting Textbook Companies

Gutenberg Technology

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. That old adage reminds us to make the most of what we’re given in life. Over the past 10 years, publishers have been handed a big bag of lemons: The Internet. From maps to current events, the internet has changed how we get information.

Sales Force Performance Support – What Era are You in ?

Stratbeans

Queries from your Fleet on Street. Your sales forces went through this really intense sales training, but when the rubber meets the road and they are in the field, there are many questions product sales or other business aspect.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

Modern Learning Tools Rescue Sales Onboarding for Resource-Constrained Teams

Allego

If you’re a sales enablement professional at a fast-growing company, “resource-constrained” is probably not an abstract notion to you. It’s a fact of life. Chances are, your company is hiring (or preparing to hire) new sales reps, all of whom need immediate sales onboarding and training.

Sales Force Performance Support – What Era are You in ?

Stratbeans

Queries from your Fleet on Street. Your sales forces went through this really intense sales training, but when the rubber meets the road and they are in the field, there are many questions product sales or other business aspect.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 14 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page.

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Sales Force Performance Support – What Era are You in ?

Stratbeans

Queries from your Fleet on Street. Your sales forces went through this really intense sales training, but when the rubber meets the road and they are in the field, there are many questions product sales or other business aspect.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.