Tue.Dec 11, 2018

Moving learning back to the business

Challenge to Learn

Moving learning back to the business Learning has become too far detached from the business side of companies. In the days of medieval guilds, you would complete your entire education while working and learning the trade and skills alongside a master craftsman.

The role of the Modern Learning Advisor in today’s workplace

Jane Hart

The work of the modern Learning & Development function is no longer just about designing, delivering and managing training experiences, but about enabling and supporting continuous improvement, learning and development. To do this, therefore, requires a different type of learning professional from the standard roles found in the workplace, i.e. instructors, facilitators and instructional designers. Modern Workplace Learning

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Gift Ideas for Instructional Designers and eLearning Developers: Books!

Experiencing eLearning

Are you doing holiday shopping for any instructional designers or eLearning developers? Maybe you received some gift cards and are looking for something for yourself. Here are some of the books I recommend for the learning and development professionals on your gift list.

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Motivate Your Employees with e-Learning Incentives

Your Training Edge

Managing a company full of employees can be very difficult at times. It can be hard to keep employees engaged and make sure that the company environment is enjoyable.

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

It’s Perfect Timing for Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

ej4 eLearning

Who would have thought there would be a time when romaine lettuce would be bad for you! According to the Center for Disease Control, there have been 23 outbreaks investigated to date, including the recent romaine incident. Sounds like an episode of The Big Bang Theory.)

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There is Big Money to be made with “Just in Time” Training

LearnDash

Instructional designers can charge premium prices by adding “Just in Time” training development. When most people think about starting an online course business they think about creating elaborate courses with gamification elements, automation, communities and so forth. Done correctly this approach can result in a a high revenue, lost cost business. But making money with online courses doesn’t have to always follow this framework.

Learning Experience Portals?

Clark Quinn

What is a learning experience platform? Suddenly the phrase seems ubiquitous, but what does it mean? It’s been on my mental ‘todo’ list for a while, but I finally spent some time investigating the concept.

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Gift Ideas for Instructional Designers and eLearning Developers: Books!

Experiencing eLearning

Are you doing holiday shopping for any instructional designers or eLearning developers? Maybe you received some gift cards and are looking for something for yourself. Here are some of the books I recommend for the learning and development professionals on your gift list.

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How LRS and xAPI Technology Helps Educators Understand Learners

Lambda Solutions

Imagine if, as an educator, you had easy access to how well all of your learners were doing - what courses they passed, how long it took them to complete eLearning assignments, and how their performance had fluctuated over the course of their education.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Internal Comms Taking the Informal Social Learning Torch

The Simple Shift

Social learning is alive and well. Especially in the informal sense but formal social still needs encouragement. I made this realization at SwoopChat today (a Swoop Analytics users event) where I was delighted by the numerous internal comms people I met and listened to. I learned that many were thinking beyond social tech adoption (even […]. collaboration communication enterprise 2.0 social platforms

What to Know Before Building an E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

Before committing resources to your course, it’s important to understand what type of e-learning course you need to build. E-learning courses tend to be one of two types: Information. Performance.

Predictive Learning Analytics

ID Mentors

What is Predictive Analytics. You are seated in your car, and on your way to a meeting. You feed in the destination, and Google Maps gives you directions. You are midway when Google Maps sounds an alert – there has been an accident ahead, and this could lead to traffic jams on the route.

Promote Your YouTube Video Like an Expert

Visual Lounge

? ?. So, you’ve created your video for YouTube. It’s excellent and your audience is going to love it. All you need to do is upload it to YouTube, and everyone will see it, right? Wrong. After you’ve created your video, your work hasn’t quite ended.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Gamification and Virtual Reality Being a Trend Setter in eLearning

Swift eLearning Services

When you feel like nothing is important more than learning, then you can think out of the box and add new dimensions to your ideas.

Making Your Learning Content What It Needs to be: Personalized and Adaptive

WhatFix

Imagine you just landed in Paris. The flight was long but you can’t contain your excitement. It’s a breezy August morning and you just want to explore the city with streets smelling of coffee and freshly-baked croissants every few meters. You are walking out of the airport, looking for the.

How to make an LMS feel more personal for each trainee

Matrix

The Benefits of Using an LMS forum

LearnUpon

We’re all looking for the best way to support learning. Companies leveraging the reliability and efficiency of eLearning want to ensure that there’s a social element to the experience for their learners. And social learning helps them to achieve just that.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

2018 Review: Too Much Tech and Not Enough Human

Learning Solutions Magazine

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To Boost Adoption of Modern Sales Learning Tech, Follow the ‘7 C’s of High Engagement’

Allego

One mistake often made by early adopters of new technology is that they assume everyone will automatically embrace their favorite new technology, product, or service. How can they not fall in love with this?” they think. The benefits speak for themselves!”.

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Get Out of Your Office

Learnloft

When people get promoted, they’re often more excited about the office than they are about the opportunity to lead their team. That’s the wrong mentality. Leadership

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4 Tips On Making Your Microlearning Strategy A Success

Tesseract Learning

With the rising popularity of videos, even corporates are leveraging on using them for educating their employees. Videos can be human based or animated

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How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

iSpring Wins Double Gold in Brandon Hall Excellence Awards

iSpring Solutions

Brandon Hall Excellence Awards is one of the most prestigious award programs in the technology industry, often referred to as… Read More. Events

Microlearning: The Top Choice for Restaurants Training Millennials

PlayerLync

Microlearning is the easiest and most efficient way to train young employees through mobile devices in the food service industry and beyond. Millennials, born around 1980 and later, used computers and books for blended learning throughout their years in school.

5 Integral Skills to Cover In Sales Manager Online Training

Litmos

You can train someone to sell better, increasing your entire company’s profitability. But can you really teach someone to be a better boss, especially through an online training course?

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The 10 Must-Have Features of a Good LMS

Gutenberg Technology

Thinking about using a Learning Management System to simplify your company’s training process or manage your eLearning content ? An LMS can be a huge asset, but only if you choose the right one!

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.