Fri.Sep 15, 2017

LMS: Scheduling and Facilities Management

Your Training Edge

When you bring your Learning Management System online, you can say goodbye to hand-written schedule books and inputting class lists in Outlook and Excel. Your LMS manages scheduling and facilities, and provides information and data that is easily accessible, just like reporting and tracking.

Webinar: Using Lectora to Personalize Your Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Off the shelf courses can save you loads of time filling a soft skills training gap but fall short if they don’t support your brand or targeted learning objectives. Enter our Professional Soft Skills Customizable Courseware Library !

To Train or Not to Train : The Tale of The Corporate LMS

Paradiso

There was a time when corporate training consisted of an instructor and a whole classroom full of bored and unenthusiastic employees just waiting for the session to end.

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

At the dawn of the video recording age, a battle raged about the best standard to use: VHS or Betamax. In it, Sony came out with a better standard, but kept it to themselves. Meanwhile, JVC’s VHS standard wasn’t quite as good, but they openly licensed it. The outcome: VHS won.

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.

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Using Storyline Templates for Quick E-Course Development

CommLab India

Deep dive into the template feature of Articulate Storyline. Learning Technology Articulate Storyline

Learning For Everyone – The democratization of corporate learning

Skillsoft

What is the key to successful corporate learning? Engage employees in the planning and not just the execution. learning strategy Corporate learning employee engagement

This Week in Corporate Learning: How to Manage Tough Conversations

D2L

Stay up-to-date on the latest news in corporate learning with these trending articles. Professional Development Teaching and Training Trends in Learning

5 Amazing Trends that Impact Learning Analytics [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check our infographic to know 5 amazing trends that impact learning analytics. eLearning Design Learning Analytics

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.

The Role of Training and NASAs Cassini Spacecraft

Training Industry

On September 15, 2017, a 20-year science mission came to an end as the Cassini spacecraft, which had been flying around Saturn, took an intentional suicide dive into the atmosphere of the planet. Cassini launched in late 1997, arrived in orbit around Saturn in mid-2004, spit a probe onto the surface of the moon Titan in early 2005, and had generally been collecting and transmitting gobs of information since then.

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3 Ways to Improve Learning Retention in Your Training Program

Coreaxis

Learning retention is the most important aspect of your corporate training program. Without it, your investment of time, energy and resources is useless. All the knowledge in the world can be transferred to your employees but, if they cannot retain it long enough to put it into use in the real world, where it will garner tangible positive results for your organization, it won’t matter.

AI Reflections

Clark Quinn

Last night I attended a session on “Our Relationship with AI” sponsored by the Computer History Museum and the Partnership on AI. In a panel format, noted journalist John Markoff moderated Apple’s Tom Gruber, AAAI President Subbarao Kambhampati, and IBM Distinguished Research Scientist Francesca Rossi. The overarching theme was: how are technologists, engineers, and organizations designing AI tools that enable people and devices to understand and work with each other?

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This Week in EdTech: How Back To School Has Changed

D2L

Stay up-to-date on the latest news in learning with these trending articles. D2L News

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

6 monumental retail problems your people can solve

Sponge UK

Charlotte Bryce looks at how store associates are being under-estimated in the fight against retail’s biggest challenges

#OnboardingSOS Part 5: Getting managers involved in onboarding early and often

Axonify

Frontline managers are the most important people in modern workplace learning. They are the “boots on the ground” who drive employee performance and provide ongoing support. They hold employees accountable for their behavior AND will ultimately be held accountable for their employees’ behavior. Therefore, it is critical for frontline managers to play an intimate role in a reimagined approach to onboarding.

IEEE LTSC xAPI TAG A-OK

Experience API

Shelly Blake-Plock announced last night via LinkedIn that he would be leading a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for IEEE LTSC (Learning Technologies Standards Committee). This is good news, as Shelly is going to carry a real load in leading that group. In his own words, Shelly describes the work in this way: Our initial purpose is to create an IEEE technical report as a reference and implementation guide for xAPI 1.0.3.

Let’s talk about bite-sized learning

Trajectory IQ

The days of 90 minute PowerPoint presentations are dead 2–3 hour online eBoring courses should be punted too. There are many reasons, but the main one is that our attention spans are shot. Still not convinced?

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.

IEEE LTSC xAPI TAG A-OK

Experience API

Shelly Blake-Plock announced last night via LinkedIn that he would be leading a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for IEEE LTSC (Learning Technologies Standards Committee). This is good news, as Shelly is going to carry a real load in leading that group. In his own words, Shelly describes the work in this way: Our initial purpose is to create an IEEE technical report as a reference and implementation guide for xAPI 1.0.3.

Learning How to Compete Successfully No Matter the Competition

Training Industry

Based on the upcoming book “Nuts & Bolts” by Harry Paul and Gene Ference, Ph.D. For as long as you can remember, you’ve done everything right with your business. You have a sound business plan, good financing, great people and a product offering with a very competitive value proposition.

#eLearning #LIVESTREAM – Designing for the Unknown Device – 09/18/2017, 16:00 EDT

Adobe Captivate

Manufacturers are coming out with new smartphones, tablets and other devices all the time. A skill set that is still relatively new for eLearning designers is designing for responsive design. This Livestream will attempt to uncover some of these secrets and make it easy for you to develop responsive projects in the future. As per usual, I will also be taking questions if time permits so get your Captivate Questions ready for the Live Chat.

How Microlearning Impacts Coaching and Behavior Change - Tip #149

Vignettes Learning

In California, there’s a law that discourages people from using plastic bags. Supermarkets will charge you $.10 10 if you need a bag -- it’s no longer free. But dang! I always forget, so I end up hauling my purchased goods one by one to my car. I haven’t yet learned to carry a bag. I still forget.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Tips to Plan Smooth Training Deployment

GO1

With an increasing number of organisations adopting online learning for staff training, eLearning has become a very popular and effective tool for employee learning and development.

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Speed-learning function hits the eLearning market

Engage in Learning – for Business Minds

opening the doors for brain-optimisation in online training. Listeners of podcasts and audiobooks have been known to use digital devices that can accelerate the speed of narration without increasing the pitch. In fact, busy listeners are speeding up podcasts and claiming full comprehension at speeds of up to five times normal. This technology is exactly what developers at Engage in Learning have now introduced into their eLearning training courses.