Thu.Mar 08, 2018

Why Training Fails…and What We Can Do About It

eLearning Brothers

Before becoming an instructional designer ten years ago, I was a teacher. As I reflect back on the education courses I took in graduate school, I think of a class that seemed odd at first, but then ended up being one of my favorites. It was called Change Strategies.

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The Art of Being a Female CEO

Lambda Solutions

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The MOST Important Thing

Patti Shank

A few days ago, someone asked me a most interesting question: What is the MOST important thing L&D practitioners can do to improve the instructional content they build?

7 Reasons Why All Team Members Should Have Social Media Training

Your Training Edge

We cannot ignore the integral role which social media platforms are now playing in our digitally connected world, and just how important they are for any marketing strategy within a modern business or start-up.

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.

Introducing Docebo 7.4


Design, adapt, build, and manage your learner’s unique needs. We are excited to announce the release of Docebo 7.4, that gives you the power to design, build and manage any page or menu of your learning platform, in minutes, adapting them to the unique needs of your diverse learner groups.

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ADOBE PRESENTER 11: Creating Packages

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, CTT+, COTP. If you need to share an Adobe Presenter presentation with another developer, you’ll find the Presenter's Package tool very useful.   Presenter projects begin as a single, self-contained PowerPoint presentation. You can transfer them from one computer to another without worrying about leaving a part of the presentation behind. However,

International Women’s Day 2018: 3 Leadership Development Strategies in Support of Women’s Parity


Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is #PressforProgress; that requires providing more and better leadership development opportunities to women in the workplace. I … Continued.

Virtual Reality Could Help Develop Soft Skills

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality in its current form has been proved to work well in industries where special technical training is needed. It’s beginning to flourish in industries such as construction, manufacturing, health care, retail and the military.

Author Responsive E-learning – Check the Responsive Features of 4 Leading Authoring Tools

CommLab India

In the business world, where new skills and knowledge are required at a rapid pace, non-responsive courses render learning ineffective as courses can’t be accessed on multiple devices. Explore the responsive features offered by some of the leading authoring tools.

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.

Fostering a Culture of Empathy in the Workplace

Wisetail LMS

The correlation between empathy and leadership performance is stronger than any other skill and is what separates a good workplace from a great one. Learn to foster a culture of empathy in the workplace. The post Fostering a Culture of Empathy in the Workplace appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

4 Leading Authoring Tools to Convert PowerPoint To HTML5 E-learning

CommLab India

Explore the top features of the various tools that can be used to convert your PPTs into HTML5 courses. Learning Technology Authoring Tools

VR Today, AR Tomorrow

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality for learning is already being used to train surgeons, help retail workers prepare for Black Friday craziness, make construction workers safer and even help NFL quarterbacks improve their game.

6 Ways of Using a Learning Portal to Quickly Rollout Training

CommLab India

Learning portals come with features that allow organizations to push important information at the moment of need helping learners in their work, ensuring a quick rollout of training. In this blog, we will look at different ways of using a learning portal to quickly rollout training.

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.

Bringing the Future Forward

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality for learning is no longer an abstract concept — it’s here. It’s already being used to train surgeons, help retail workers prepare for Black Friday craziness, keep construction workers safer and even help quarterbacks improve their game.

Gamification Checklist and Techniques for Effective Online Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Learn the secrets of implementing effective gamification in your online training programs through this infographic. eLearning Design Gamification

International Women’s Day


It was only around the age of 19 when my mind started to linger on norms that just didn’t feel right to me. Whilst volunteering in Sri Lanka, my polite guide expressed that women were not permitted to be out past sunset, and a woman’s best chance of stability was to get married at 18, and that’s just the way it was. I was stunned. I thought of the girls that I became close to whilst teaching in the orphanage and I thought of their future. I thought of my future.

Learning Agility: Building Learning Organizations

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learning Agility: Building Learning Organizations. arun-pradhan. Thu, 03/08/2018 - 06:00

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[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.

How Learning Builds Leadership in Non-profit Organizations


Education is the foundation of success in many different professions, but for nonprofit leaders, it's essential to creating strong community outreach and successful fundraising.

The Benefits Of A Culture Of Learning

Clarity Consultants

From a business perspective, it's critical to grow. That growth drives financial success, innovation, and helps organizations scale in ways that can deliver greater services and products to customers over time. But growth for growth's sake is rarely a smart strategy. Growth supported by a culture of learning is what will help your company stay relevant over the years. The post The Benefits Of A Culture Of Learning appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Learning and Development.

Learning Evaluation, Step 4: Design Effective Programs


In this installment of our seven steps for learning evaluation , we'll show you how to d esign the program itself—including how to capture, aggregate, display, and use data related to evaluation metrics.

5 eLearning Conferences to Attend


Attending an eLearning conference is a great way to give your professional development an extra boost. You’ll get lots of networking opportunities and squeeze the latest insights from industry leaders into a busy few days.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

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.

10 Drawbacks of microlearning in training


In a recent post I somehow managed to put in the same phrase “L&D professionals” and “witches”. Creating effective training solutions may not seem like witchcraft for those doing it, but it sure looks like that for those outside the industry.

Podcast Episode 4: Achieving Franchise Learning ROI – With Mark Anderson

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 4 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! In January, we launched this podcast as a convenient way to hear directly from experts about how you can benefit more fully from modern learning solutions.

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The Se7en Pet Peeves of the eLearning Designer

Melon Learning

I’ve felt the chills along my spine couching through sir Alfred classics or contemporary staples like ‘The Ring’ or ‘The Blair Witch Project’ I’ve turned the pages of Lovecraft and King with sweaty hands.

Top E-Learning Trends for 2018


Today’s technological advances have contributed greatly to one of the world’s dominating trends in recent years – e-learning. The “ E-learning Market – Global Outlook and Forecast 2018-2023” report released at the beginning of 2018 forecasted a $65.41

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Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Elearning Adoption in Organizations 4: Complexity of Practice

The E-Learning Curve

As discussed in my previous post on Elearning Adoption in Organizations, research undertaken by Bohlen and Beal indicates that complexity of practice is a significant factor in determining the value of a diffused innovation or technology in organizations. They defined five categories of complexity.

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Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month. This push for women’s recognition was championed by President Jimmy Carter, who urged the nation to designate March 2-8, 1980, as National Women’s History Week.

It's International Women’s Day!


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