Tue.Aug 15, 2017

Stories = Engagement = Learning

InSync Training

Storytelling has a long history as one of most fundamental communication methods. From paintings on cave walls to Egyptian hieroglyphs, to the first words ever written on papyrus with ink, people have been telling and listening to stories. We love to HEAR stories, too!

How Long Should We Let Learners Go Down the Wrong Path?

Experiencing eLearning

In a comment to my post on Managing the Complexity in Branching Scenarios , Nicole Legault made a interesting point. “Why make a learner go so far down a wrong path? I think it’s best to correct and try to get them back on the right (or best) path.”

Learn to Make A Deal with This New Soft Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

Just recently, we launched a product that would revolutionize the eLearning and training industries. It was called Customizable Courseware.

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Decision Making Strategies

Your Training Edge

Leadership skills become second nature for many people. But one of the most difficult skills is decision making. There are always numerous factors to consider, impacts to predict, and, simply put, it’s difficult to please everyone from the highest levels.

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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The 25 (+1) Most Important Skills for Small Business Employee Training [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pract.us

There’s no shortage of skills your employees could be working on right now. Employee training and development can make a huge difference in small business performance.

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For the love of learning, this is not how you engage a millennial

Kineo

We are known as the generation glued to our phones, the ones that hold the trophy for the least engaged workforce and the ones that want answers to their questions, like, yesterday.

Editing Videos- How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

Visual Lounge

Often times to get a more professional sound you may need to record audio separately from your video. This means that you’ll need to learn how to sync audio and video sources in your video editing process. The first thing you will need to do is make sure you have the right audio recording equipment.

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Essential PowerPoint Animations Tips

Rapid eLearning

I’ve been reviewing a lot of the older PowerPoint tutorials that I’ve posted in the past. Most are still relevant, but a few have changed. In this post, we’ll do a refresh on the basics on PowerPoint animations. PowerPoint Animation Basics.

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.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

Visual Lounge

Writing a blog post is often time consuming and a lot of effort goes into research, writing, and editing. Since you’re already writing the post –why not also make a blog video?

5 Questions about microlearning — and their answers

Matrix

Microlearning is on everybody’s lips these days. It’s probably the latest in terms of effective learning – as efficiency has an important time component and a nugget usually varies between three and six minutes.

Becoming a 21st-Century Leader

Training Industry

There’s a new rule in managing and existing in an organization: When you have done all that is in your power, you may have an opinion on someone else. Having grown up on Disney animation, I can remember Thumper’s mom saying that if you can’t say something nice, say nothing. Forty years later, as I work in the business and education world, I still can hear that voice coming from my old record player, scratches and all, playing the same tune.

Project Managers Are 'Glue' Holding Learning Projects Together

Caveo Learning

To achieve business stakeholder satisfaction with a completed learning & development initiative, learning project managers must aim for success in three key areas. The first two are rather obvious: complete the project on time and on budget, and successfully fulfill the end business objectives. But the third item can be a little trickier—deftly manage the stakeholder relationship.

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.

The Agile Effect:  What are the Benefits and Costs Moving to an Agile Methodology?

Clarity Consultants

The agile corporate-learning business model has been getting a lot of attention in recent times. Companies are seeing the benefits of a more agile production, design, and even leadership development programs. But an agile model isn’t for everyone.

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How can I manage licensing for the eLearning content I create and sell?

Rustici Software

If creating and selling eLearning content is your core business, you likely carry around a lot of frustration around lack of license control. You know the pain associated with a loss of revenue because you can’t turn off a client’s access to your training.

The Google Effect

Learningtogo

I recently heard a term that was new to me, “ The Google Effect.” ” So of course, what did I do? I googled it. It turns out that there’s been quite a lot of research into the effects of online search on our brains and our apparent decline in the ability to remember things.

How can I manage licensing for the eLearning content I create and sell?

Rustici Software

If creating and selling eLearning content is your core business, you likely carry around a lot of frustration around lack of license control. You know the pain associated with a loss of revenue because you can’t turn off a client’s access to your training.

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.

How Video Simulations Can Boost Your Training Results

CommLab India

Learn how video simulations can benefit your training. eLearning Design video based learning

How to Build Better Customer Service in Retail

GoConqr

When DougMcMillon became CEO of Wal-Mart in 2014, he faced a serious problem: the retail chain -which has more than 11,000 stores in 27 countries- was seeing a continual drop in sales in stores.

Innovative Work Spaces

Clark Quinn

I recently read that Apple’s new office plan is receiving bad press. This surprises me, given that Apple usually has their handle on the latest in ideas. Yet, upon investigation, it’s clear that they appear to not be particularly innovative in their approach to work spaces.

Why Long-term Franchisee Success Starts with Online Franchise Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

People own franchises because they’re a sure bet, right? Because long-term success is practically guaranteed? Not exactly. The 90-95 percent success rate you might have heard about franchises is actually unproven, according to Entrepreneur. Forbes also confirms that franchises and independent businesses have about the same failure rate. As the franchiser, how can you help your franchisees find success with your business?

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.

5 Things to Consider While Choosing an E-learning Vendor [Infographic]

CommLab India

This blog post shares 5 aspects to consider while choosing an eLearning vendor. eLearning Design eLearning Outsourcing

Should Loyalty Be the New Measure of Training ROI

Training Industry

There’s little debate that calculating the business impact of training programs is a difficult task. Only 35 percent of the 199 talent development professionals the Association for Talent Development surveyed for its 2016 “Evaluating Learning: Getting to Measurements That Matter” report said their organizations evaluated the business results of learning programs to any extent.

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5 Parameters of Evaluating Online Training Impact & Effectiveness

CommLab India

Use these 5 crucial parameters to precisely evaluate training impact. eLearning Design Online training

A Recap: Aligning L&D with Business Goals

Watershed

Creating L&D programs that build employees’ knowledge and help them meet their goals is important. And it’s just as important that your programs align with your organization’s overall objectives. Business Goal Alignment

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.

4 Basic LMS Technical Integration Concepts You Need to Know

Coreaxis

Part of choosing the right Learning Management System for your organization is understanding the LMS technical integration requirements. It’s not just about the features and customer support, it’s also about rolling it out, which can be a challenge. Technology integrations are just as important as the learning content itself when it comes to a successful launch of a new LMS. In order to ensure this process goes smoothly, there are a few things that need to be understood.

Exploring Tech: Tools for Scheduling Meetings by Brian Dusablon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Scheduling meetings has been an unsolved problem in eLearning development for decades. Here are some tech tools that may. help fix things. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Project Management

4 Basic LMS Technical Integration Concepts You Need to Know

Coreaxis

Part of choosing the right Learning Management System for your organization is understanding the LMS technical integration requirements. It’s not just about the features and customer support, it’s also about rolling it out, which can be a challenge. Technology integrations are just as important as the learning content itself when it comes to a successful launch of a new LMS. In order to ensure this process goes smoothly, there are a few things that need to be understood.