Tue.Jan 28, 2020

Using Retrieval Practice to Boost Learning Retention


Practice makes perfect. But do your learners ever practice learning? Your learners come to you to gain skills and broaden their knowledge base, and as an online instructor, you’re committed to helping them achieve that goal.

What’s Your Character’s Goal?

Experiencing eLearning

In a scenario for learning, the main character’s goal drives the story. All of the action and decisions in the scenario move you closer or further from that goal.

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Images processed 60K faster? No! And more…

Clark Quinn

Recently, I’ve run into the claim that images are processed 60K times faster than text. And, folks, it’s a myth. More over, it’s exemplary of bad practices in business. And so it’s worth pointing out what the situation is, why it’s happening, and why you should be on guard. It’s easy to find the myth. Just search on “images processed 60K times faster than text” You’ll get lots of citations, and a few debunkings.

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How to Ensure Employees Get a Human Connection During Online Training


Online employee training is a wonderful thing. It benefits companies as well as employees by boosting learning retention, increasing productivity, and providing businesses with a competitive edge, according to TrainingIndustry.com 1.

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How UserTesting Drives Product Adoption and CX with Customer Education

Speaker: Steve Fleming-Prot, Content Strategist, UserTesting

In this webinar, Steve Fleming-Prot of UserTesting will share lessons learned from building UserTesting’s Learning Navigator and on-demand University, and why Customer Education is an important part of CX—and CX is an important part of Customer Education.

7 Tasks Rockstars Check Off Before Kickoff: Step 6

eLearning Brothers

Welcome back to our series covering each step of the 7 Tasks Rockstars Check Off Before Kickoff. You are THIS close to being a project management rockstar! We are on step 6 today!

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7 Sales Training Tech Predictions for 2020


Today’s post is by Mark Magnacca, President and Co-Founder of Allego. . 2020 is here and the new decade promises opportunity, growth, and innovation in the training technology ecosystem. Successful companies are integrating training—once a siloed function—into all aspects of their business.

Five 2020 predictions on learning trends from Josh Bersin


Learning & Development is poised for serious transformation. Heading into this new decade, the learner experience will drastically evolve, and both employees and organizations will benefit immensely from this change.

How to save money on your elearning system

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

There’s no doubt that providing elearning can save you time and money. Whether you’re an independent course content creator, training provider or employer, moving your training to an elearning platform is extremely cost-efficient and opens up your business to new opportunities.

How to Use Videos in E-Learning to Enhance the Learning Experience and Improve Outcomes


How to Use Videos in E-Learning to Enhance the Learning Experience and Improve Outcomes. Using video in your e-learning courses delivers a range of benefits. This includes everything from engaging learners to the ability of video to present often complex topics clearly and succinctly.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

Blended Learning, How and Why to Implement an Instructional Model


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The Value of Customer Education


What is Customer Education? Customer education is a way in which companies can inform the future users of their products about the goods or services that they provide.

eLearning Trends in 2020

EI Design

In Dec ’19, I began work on my eBook and this article on eLearning Trends in 2020. This is 9 th in the series of articles and eBooks on eLearning Trends since 2017.

Onboarding Employees for Great Experiences


It’s generally accepted that onboarding employees is a critical first step in their employee experience. It’s also good for the organization. As a manager, would you like a fully engaged employee or a disengaged employee? How about as a customer?

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Webinar Recap: Constellation Research, Check Point Software Technologies and CloudShare Discuss New Business Acceleration Cloud


Sometimes you hear about a new biztech term and it takes a while to understand the context and see it slowly roll out.

How to Increase Speed to Competency with Blended Learning


A blended learning strategy in the employee onboarding process increases speed to competency for employees. So, here are a few blended training tactics. The post How to Increase Speed to Competency with Blended Learning appeared first on AllenComm. Onboarding Training blended learning

3 Keys to Getting Learners More Engaged [Webinar Recap]


While modernized learning strategies are frequently discussed, they fall by the wayside too often and are all for nothing if we fail to properly integrate them into our learning programs.

5 diversity training activities your team will actually enjoy

Poll Everywhere

Today’s biggest companies understand that recruiting a diverse workforce isn’t just a way to introduce new faces into the organization. It’s also good business! When employees reflect the experiences, culture, and perspective of their communities, they can offer fresh ideas.

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A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine


You want your courses to be fantastic. You want to catch your learners’ attention, engage them, and provide a “flat learning curve” experience. But designing a perfect learning experience can take a lot of time. Luckily, there’s eLearning authoring software for that.

Are You Overlooking Today’s Hottest Corporate Learning Trend?

Talented Learning

Perhaps it’s just me. But I’m beginning to think that an astonishing number of L&D practitioners aren’t paying attention to today’s most promising organizational learning trend. And here’s why…. A Top Learning Trend Hidden in Plain Sight?

How to create the best onboarding training for your new employees


If your company is growing, you’re going to need to hire to fill different positions more often. And hiring means training, so they can start their job position as quickly as possible. Therefore, onboarding training is key.

Plan Your eLearning Budgets for 2020


Our previous blogs spoke about the training initiatives to carry over from 2019, new initiatives for 2020, and how to plan them.

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

6 Ways To Add Adaptive Learning To Your Online Training

eLearning Industry

These 6 ways to add adaptive learning to your online training are simple to create and easily let you customize your training to individual learning needs using off-the-shelf technology. View successful examples of these techniques. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

WEBINAR: Benefits of Native ServiceNow Apps for Federal & State Agencies


ServiceNow is a known and trusted solution across many Federal, State and Local Government agencies. Uniquely, it provides a platform with the power and data to create simple, elegant, streamlined processes in a robust and secure cloud-based or on-premise implementation. This webinar will show how n ative applications: extend this functionality, remove fragile integrations, centralize data and reporting, and improve compliance and accountability. .

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LTUK 2020 conference – here we come!

Rustici Software

We’re kicking off our 2020 events calendar in style. First stop? Learning Technologies UK conference , February 12th-13th at ExCel London. This is our first time having a stand at LTUK, Stand J10, which we’re sharing with our sister LTG companies Gomo, Instilled, LEO, PeopleFluent and Watershed. Why are we so excited? TJ, Chris and I don’t often travel together. That’s always good for a story or two. Getting to meet with many of our European clients.

Learning Content in Crisis? The How and Why of Moving from Flash to HTML5

gomo learning

The Adobe Flash format, once the primary standard for learning content, will no longer be supported after December 31st 2020. You may still have useful Flash learning content in your curriculum or in your archives.

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