Wed.Jul 06, 2016

Do You Really Know Your Learners?

eLearning Brothers

You may be familiar with your eLearning audiences – maybe they work in an industry with which you’re familiar. Or you know people who work in the industry.

Utilizing Gaming Elements: 5 Popular Ways Of Delivering Successful Game-Based Learning

G-Cube

Digital games have the potential to create active and engaging environments for learning, supporting problem-solving and learning through practice. This is true for K12 students as well as seasoned corporate learners.

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Wild thinking

Clark Quinn

Our everyday lives are decreasingly connected to nature. We’re increasingly separated from the context we evolved in. Is that a good thing? Now, our relationship with nature hasn’t always been one of benevolent protection, as Roderick Nash has let us know.

5 Tips For Keeping ELearning Interesting

LearnDash

Not every elearning course that you take is going to hold your attention. If the content is boring or delivered poorly then your mind will wander.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Organizations worldwide have to develop their leaders with less time and money, and it’s not easy. Worse, most leadership development programs turn out to be ineffective and expensive.

How to Generate a Cumulative Result Page from Multiple Quizzes in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

In one of the online product sales training courses we developed for a major healthcare firm, the product training manager asked us to develop a course with 5 different assessments. But, he wanted to display the results of all the assessments at the end of the course, on a single slide.

How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

Training is like oxygen to a company. Without it, a company dies. With a healthy amount of it, an organization will not only survive but will also thrive. Most company leaders are fully aware of this and try to offer employee training, even if only during the onboarding process.

Mobile Learning for Sales- Addressing 4 Major Sales Force Challenges

CommLab India

It’s hard to imagine the life of a sales representative without challenges. His job is not easy, as he has to face prospects and meet sales targets simultaneously. For a while, let’s put the external challenges aside and think about the issues he faces within the organization.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Leadership Versus Pacification – Where’s The Balance?

Edmego Learning

Leadership Versus Pacification. This is one of those topics that I affectionately label as “ponderous” The definitions stand for themselves. Leadership means “to lead” or the action of leading a group of people.

8 Crucial Points To Consider When Outsourcing E-Learning ProjectsTo India

CommLab India

Are you outsourcing your e-learning project to India? You have made the right choice. India, with its large number of English speaking professionals and ability to offer a better turnaround time has emerged the preferred destination for outsourcing e-learning projects.

Making the Case for Adaptive Learning

CLO Magazine

With so many tools and products available to corporate learning professionals, sifting through the ones that are most practical for an organization can be challenging. Budget considerations are always a concern, but learning leaders also should consider how learning programs affect the bottom line.

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5 Compliance Blind Spots that can Lead to Ineffective Compliance Trainings

CommLab India

Despite pooling your best efforts to train your employees on various compliances, there is always a chance of compliance blind spots sprouting in your organization. A lot of factors contribute to this scenario, but there are 5 top ones which you might want to take into consideration.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

Webinar: A modern learning approach to boost sales training

Docebo

Today’s sales enablement for the long term success of your sales team. For a long time, technology has dictated our learning, but more recently, technology has adapted to the way we learn, so our learning patterns have begun dictating the technology we use. So many organizations have made a goal of learner-centric training, and so to explore this trend, Brandon Hall Group and Docebo co-hosted a webinar focused on learning management systems for ramping up sales training.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

The importance of knowledge management within organisations used to be a thing that could be easily overlooked.

LITE 2016 – Meet the Speakers Part 1

Administrate

As the summer progresses in a blur of sport, politics and fun in the ‘sun’, we’re getting increasingly excited about LITE 2016 (Edinburgh, Sept 22-23) at Administrate HQ! LITE is our annual conference, launched last year with the aim of bringing together people from across the learning and training spectrum for two Read More. All LITE 2016

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What’s Next for Your Learning and Talent Strategy?

Skillsoft

Skillsoft’s new learning & talent maturity framework outlines 5 stages of maturity across 9 indicators of success, prescribing a clear path for growth. learning & development Skillsoft events

National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

Smile Sheet Questions -- New Examples July 2016

Will at Work Learning

The response to the book, Performance-Focused Smile Sheets: A Radical Rethinking of a Dangerous Art Form , has been tremendous! Since February, when it was published, I've received hundreds of thank you's from folks the world over who are thrilled to have a new tool -- and to finally have a way to get meaningful data from learner surveys. At the ATD conference where I spoke recently, the book sold out it was so popular!

Is Video or Text Better for Learning Retention?

The Learning Dispatch

During our recent webinar, “Reaching New Audiences through Online Training,” one attendee asked, “Do people retain training better, same or not as much with video versus reading?” I wanted to poke around in the research before answering.

8 Steps to Building Your Talent Pipeline

ej4 eLearning

The front end of the Baby Boomer cohort—77 million strong —is turning 70 this year, with many of them already retired for a number of years. The back end of this demographic is age 52, with a lot of good work years left. In between are wave upon wave of soon-to-be retirees: deeply skilled and experienced workers leaving the workforce in unprecedented numbers.

How Microsoft Can Be A Digital Learning Powerhouse With It’s Lynda.com Acquisition

eLearningMind

With Microsoft’s $26 billion-dollar acquisition of LinkedIn, the software giant also gets a bevy of other online businesses. One of the sites included in the package deal is Lynda.com, which LinkedIn acquired for $1.5 billion in 2015.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

7 Tips To Create Memorable Online Training Courses

TalentLMS

Your organization spends a significant amount of time and money on employee development, but is it really worth the investment? Do your corporate learners actually remember the information and skills they’ll need on the job?

Converting Classroom Content into eLearning

CourseArc

While eLearning is quickly becoming the more preferred choice for advancing one’s knowledge and learning new skills – especially amongst millennials – not all course content currently exists online.

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16 Factors that Lead to Poor Performance at the Workplace [Infographic]

CommLab India

Any organization’s success relies heavily on the performance of its workforce, irrespective of the departments, roles and responsibilities.

5 Master Tips for Creating Customer Service Training Courses

iSpring Solutions

Shared. While markets become increasingly volatile and competitive, it is high time for businesses to focus on customer service and make sure each individual client is satisfied and wants to come back.

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.