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How to master eLearning video storytelling

TalentLMS

Every trainer knows that engaging learners can be a real struggle. Distractions and learner fatigue are just two barriers that instructors need to address right off the bat to make learning stick and provide a captivating experience. This is where eLearning video storytelling comes in to save the day. Lately, professionals in eLearning have turned to an ancient craft: the craft of storytelling. Stories are known for helping us process and remember information.

How Birch Learning Platform Caters for Internal and External Users

B Online Learning

Often organisation’s learning management system or LMS is ‘one size fits all’. It’s part of a larger HR system and has limited features […]. The post How Birch Learning Platform Caters for Internal and External Users appeared first on B Online Learning. LMS / Learning Platform

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Save yourself lots of time by not reading self-help books?

From the Coleface

Over the years I’ve enjoyed/been guilty of reading many self-help books and the lockdown has been an opportunity to read several more. Chris Taylor distils the advice from hundreds of self-help books into 11 pieces of advice: Take one small step. Change your mental maps. Struggle is good. Scary is good. Instant judgment is bad. Remember the end of your life. Be playful. Be useful to others. Perfectionism = procrastination. Sleep, exercise, eat, chill out. Repeat. Write it all down.

Webinar: How KnowledgeLink LMS Can Help You Rock Your Learning Objectives

eLearning Brothers

Hurricane Isaias tried to thwart our webinar last week, but we persevered. Thanks to the audience members who stuck it out and asked us some great questions while we were waiting for our primary presenter to get access to the lifeblood of the modern world—the internet. webinars Learning Management System Resources lms Training Resources Webinars LMS reporting

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

We can’t ‘flow of work’ our way into the future

CLO Magazine

For years, learning and talent development have struggled to expand our skills around offering embedded tools that deliver performance support. As a response to this deficiency, the phrase “learning in the flow of work” has become a part of the vernacular of most L&D teams and has leapt its way into learning strategy presentations in nearly every industry.

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Why Coaches Are an Organization’s Secret Weapon for Recovery

Training Industry

Why Coaches Are an Organization’s Secret Weapon for Recovery - Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized coaching leadership leadership coaching leadership development Leadership Training

How To Transform Your Remote Workforce Into A Virtual Learning Community

eLearning Industry

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person community building has hit a roadblock, and the future appears to be leading in the direction of increased virtual interaction. In this article, we’ll look at the process of creating a virtual learning community at your organization. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Virtual Training Distributed Teams eLearning eBooks Employee Training Remote Working Virtual Learning Environment

QuickQuiz Microlearning: Applicable Use Cases

KnowledgeAnywhere

?What Are Potential QuickQuiz Use Cases? What is QuickQuiz ? As a fast recap, QuickQuiz is an eLearning tool that is accessible on Slack. It allows anyone to create, manage, and deploy quizzes quickly and easily. Now that we’ve summarized the tool, how can you actually, practically use it? Below are just a few real-world examples of how QuickQuiz can fit into your training toolkit. Test to see if your team was listening after meetings.

Want to Teach English Online & Earn Money? Learn How

learnWorlds

Online education has been here for quite some time. But, in these unprecedented times, and the impact COVID-19 is having on all businesses, many language teachers had been forced to move online. This is not just a passing fad, rather it is a trend that will persist even in our post-covid world, as teachers get more acquainted with online teaching methods and comfortable reaching students from all over the world. In this guide, you’ll learn exactly how to do that.

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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Leveraging An eLearning Gamification Strategy For Your Higher Ed Course [A Guide For L&D]

eLearning Industry

The Kenan Institute for the Arts at the University of North Carolina faced significant challenges in teaching its students and the arts community how to brand and market their skills. Traditional students joined with members of the community to learn to achieve their goals. Inno-Versity used game theory to build the learning assets needed. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Update on the SEC and ISO initiatives for human capital reporting

CLO Magazine

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed their first rule for human capital reporting one year ago in August 2019. The comment period closed in October. No final rule has been issued yet, in part likely due to the SEC’s need to address more pressing COVID-related issues. Hopefully, the final rule will be issued during the next 12 months. For those not familiar with the SEC initiative, their proposed rule would apply to all publicly traded U.S. companies.

Best Practices To Save Training Costs Using Blended Learning

Wizcabin

Blended learning provides learners with the opportunity to take self-paced learning, including e-learning and microlearning. Benefits Of Blended Learning. While there are numerous benefits attached to using blended learning, here are a few of them below: Blended learning helps to deliver training that caters to all learning styles using different techniques. A well-planned blended learning strategy can help to deliver efficient training to a broad audience.

8 Steps To Develop A Winning Sales Enablement Strategy For SMBs

eLearning Industry

SMBs and startups shouldn’t have to forego sales training due to tight budgets. In this article, I highlight 8 cost-effective steps to develop a winning sales enablement strategy with limited resources. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Sales Training Corporate Training Customer Service Training eLearning eBooks Sales Enablement Sales Team

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Don't Pick Your Next LMS Until You Read This Guide!

With so many factors and people to consider, how do you make sure you pick the right LMS? It’s simple: This guide covers crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights, so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

You Use Microlearning Every Day | OttoLearn

OttoLearn

We all use microlearning every day. Creating effective, engaging microlearning that your learners will use every day will improve your training outcomes

Millennials Team Management Made Easy: 5 Personalized Training Strategies To Follow

eLearning Industry

The millennial generation places high value on Learning and Development opportunities and considers professional development the most important element of company culture. However, developing learning content that is engaging for this generation is challenging, and L&D leaders must create a strategy to address the need to align learning solutions with the modern workplace. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Stars in the childcare and education sectors: Charter Hall Social Infrastructure REIT & Janison

Janison

NEWS Stars in the childcare and education sectors: Charter Hall Social Infrastructure REIT & Janison August 11, 2020 Janison Education Group (ASX:JAN) (formerly HJB Corporation Limited) re-commences trading today on the ASX following a successful $10 million capital raising underwritten by Bell Potter Securities to fund global growth initiatives.

5 questions you need to answer in your LMS brief (plus more for you to consider)

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

Why do you need to write a brief? “By By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.” Benjamin Franklin. Without a plan in place, attempting to build your elearning platform will be tricky; you’ll run into hurdles such as changes to the scope and deliverables, as well as unforeseen challenges during development. These issues can be costly in terms of time and budget. Similarly to any software development project, one without a plan or structure will quickly turn into a nightmare. The answer?

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Gamification in eLearning

Tesseract Learning

Gamification in eLearning is the usage of gamified design elements in a non-game scenario. Design elements such as points, badges, trophies, customization, leader boards, levels, progress tracking etc., borrowed from games are used to gamify eLearning. Due to reasons such as enhanced user engagement and increased motivation and engagement, gamification is being increasingly applied in eLearning. Game-based Learning versus Gamification in eLearning.

How training increases revenue for business growth

Coassemble

Team training and business growth shouldn’t be mutually exclusive. Recent studies have found that investing in your team can increase employee retention and overall profit margins. Your employees are as important as your customer base, and how they interact can grow (or shrink) your revenue. Training increases revenue for your business, but how is deeper than just surface numbers. Training your team enables rapid growth that’s scalable in terms of productivity and overall size.

Gamification in eLearning

Tesseract Learning

Gamification in eLearning is the usage of gamified design elements in a non-game scenario. Design elements such as points, badges, trophies, customization, leader boards, levels, progress tracking etc., borrowed from games are used to gamify eLearning. Due to reasons such as enhanced user engagement and increased motivation and engagement, gamification is being increasingly applied in eLearning. Game-based Learning versus Gamification in eLearning.

9 Simple Hacks to Write Better Knowledge Base Articles

TechSmith Camtasia

A knowledge base is a set of organized information about your product or service that a reader can go through to learn about said product or service or how to solve related problems. It is usually a collection of articles with images, videos, and text included. Knowledge bases can be aimed at internal or external audiences and can serve different purposes.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

3 things I learned from Microsoft’s Inspire Conference

Vitalyst

This year’s Inspire Conference, Microsoft’s largest annual event for its partners, looked a little different than usual. Instead of flying to Las Vegas with my coworkers, networking onsite, and exploring the tourist hotspots, I joined with my dogs from my home office set up. Although Inspire took place virtually, I still managed to feel connected to the other attendees and have a jam-packed, impactful schedule.

Best e-Content Development Tools in the Business

Hurix Digital

Rapidly evolving technologies are changing the way we develop and deliver online content. Content authoring tools, also known as e-content development tools, have become a popular means to create digital content. With a basic e-content development tool, you can create a simple MS Word document; the more complex and sophisticated ones allow you to manipulate digital media, text and interactions to create highly immersive content, lessons and courses.

5 questions you need to answer in your LMS brief (plus more for you to consider)

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

Why do you need to write a brief? “By By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.” Benjamin Franklin. Without a plan in place, attempting to build your elearning platform will be tricky; you’ll run into hurdles such as changes to the scope and deliverables, as well as unforeseen challenges during development. These issues can be costly in terms of time and budget. Similarly to any software development project, one without a plan or structure will quickly turn into a nightmare. The answer?

10 FAQs About eLearning Authoring Tools

CommLab India

If you have a lot of questions about eLearning authoring tools, you’ve found the right place! We have answered 10 FAQs about authoring tools which will help you find the right match! eLearning Development eLearning Authoring Tools

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.