Wed.Dec 11, 2019

The Neuroscience of Learning: Improving the Effectiveness of People Skills Training

Learning Wire

Did you know that 85% of job success depends on having well-developed people skills, while only 15% depends on technical skills? Recognizing their value, companies invest large sums of money (over $200 billion worldwide) in soft skills training solutions, yet they are not as effective as learning programs deployed for hard skills. The answer can be found by examining the neuroscience of learning. Let’s explore the brain with Todd Maddox, learning scientist and research fellow at Amalgam Insights.

6 Soft Skills Employers Look for in Every Candidate

Infopro Learning

What are soft skills? No matter the position, organization or industry, people work with other people. Soft skills are what enable us to effectively communicate and work with each other. By developing soft skills, we can better work together and contribute to a more productive workplace. These six soft skills are what employers look for when interviewing candidates –. Communication.

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3 Types of Learning Modes That Benefit Companies and Employees

Clarity Consultants

When it comes to learning and development (L&D) strategies, there are a variety of approaches that can potentially provide companies and employees with value. However, not all of the learning modes align with all objectives, so it’s important to understand what each version has to offer. The post 3 Types of Learning Modes That Benefit Companies and Employees appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Training Development. Learning Effectiveness

Ready to make the switch to an LMS? Here’s a ready-to-use RFP

Learning Pool

Making the switch to an LMS for the first time may seem like a step into the unknown. With the choices on offer, how can you evaluate what’s out there and find the right LMS for you? . Reaching out to suppliers with a Request For Proposal (RFP) can help ensure you get the right information to make an informed decision about which LMS suits your organization’s needs. Use the RFP as a guide. So, what would one include in an RFP?

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9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

10 Ideas for Great Video Content


Video content is a fantastic way to generate more search traffic and also to connect with your target audience. It is a highly effective way to create brand awareness. Content videos can be put on your own website or posted on Social Media platforms where they can easily be shared. We have selected the following ten content video ideas that you can use to connect with your target audience : 1. About-us Video Consumers want to know who they are dealing with!

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Why the Construction Industry Needs Verticalized


Solutions Amidst Its Digital Transformation. By Iain Scholnick, CEO of Braidio. Construction now accounts for 10% of the world’s GDP , but is still in its digital infancy.

Elearning portals: Wider learning reach, quicker business impact


These days, connecting your team to your learning should be extremely straightforward. The amount of technology at our fingertips allows for plenty of opportunities for wider reach and employee engagement. It’s a time when learning content should be readily available. But often, this is still not the case. With learning needing to be accessed in many ways, by many people, could using an elearning portal instead be a more simple, quicker solution for learning distribution?

Customer experience isn't my job


Is customer experience everyone’s job? Yes… and no. It’s a little too easy to state that it’s everyone’s job because then it becomes way too easy for it to become nobody’s job. Without leadership, customer experience is a nice idea but never executed. The best organizations focus on customer experience throughout the entire enterprise, not just in traditionally customer-facing roles. How can learning leaders help create a customer-centric organization ?

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Is your course going to work?

Superb Learning

So, you’ve got an idea for an online course – but is it going to work? Are people going to want to enroll in it? Only by doing market research can you tell whether your course is likely to be a success. Market research could also help you to find faults with your current course model and help you to make improvements before the official launch. Here are some of the major forms of market research to consider when designing a course. Keyword search.

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

How Can You Use Personalized eLearning to Drive Employee Performance and Achieve Higher ROI

EI Design

My free eBook, How Can You Use Personalized eLearning to Drive Employee Performance and Achieve Higher ROI , is designed to help you understand the value in adopting Personalized eLearning. It additionally provides insights on how it can be used to craft learning experiences that are relevant and engaging. As an extension, they provide demonstrable gains for learners and businesses, leading to a higher ROI. How Will the eBook Help You?

Setting Up SMART Goals For Employee Development In An Organization


Furthermore, by setting up smart goals for your employee development, you can be able to measure your corporate training ROI and understand if you’re improving. Apart from that, it can also serve as a vital tool to help motivate employees to acquire new skills and knowledge. For businesses to be successful, organizations need to set attainable goals. By so doing, they can be able to clarify what they intend to achieve and create content that aligns with the set objectives.

Karl Kapp Discusses Gamification in New Video Interview

Learning Solutions Magazine

Karl Kapp Discusses Gamification in New Video Interview. jane-bozarth. Wed, 12/11/2019 - 00:00

Contextual Constraints In Instructional Design

eLearning Industry

Are you an Instructional Designer? Have you ever played chess? Maybe you hate the game? Many say it is a difficult game so why even try to learn, right? Is it possible to view the challenge as a possibility to learn something new, to advance your skills? What in the world am I talking about? How is the game of chess related to the field of Instructional Design? Take a moment to think about it? Come up with any connections? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Aligning L&D With The Business To Drive Performance


It’s Not Up to Us Whether We Change. It’s Whether We Change in Time. You’ve heard it all before: People […]. The post Aligning L&D With The Business To Drive Performance appeared first on Looop. Insights into Learning

New Must Read AMA Guidelines for CME Technology


Updates to the AMA guidelines for CME technology have placed a greater emphasis on educational impact and evidence-based strategy. As a CE director, it is critical to learn how to match purpose-driven CME technology with specific learner outcome goals. In this post, we’ll show you how to identify the context-appropriate technology that is essential to following AMA guidelines and continuing ACCME compliance while steadily improving learner outcomes. Whose Tech Is It Anyway?

Preference of E-Learning – Structured or not?

eLearning 24-7

Trends are funny. People readily assume that a trend must be interpreted as a positive or that the person presenting what will become a trend as the gatekeeper to that trend, and thus, either the person who created whatever that trend is, or must have some level of scientific data to support it. Micro-learning started as a buzz word and noted as such, in this blog and in a variety of other sites too.

Characters everywhere!


This is a really powerful feature in nawmal, and we want to make sure everyone is aware of it. Using the backdrops collection in nawmal you can use ANY image as a background, and make it look like your characters are ANYWHERE you want. The video also includes a couple of other bonus, cool, creative ideas

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.

Wearables, Health, and Data

Yet Analytics

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See You in 2020!

Kirkpatrick Partners

We are already busy planning a great 2020, including public appearances where we can talk with you and share the latest in training evaluation ideas and trends

Nvolve Platform Update December 2019


We’re happy to announce some changes occurring to the Nvolve Platform for Operational Excellence going live Monday, December 16th. This version of the platform combines our two previous products of Nvolve Learn and Nvolve Engage. With this update, we are re-positioning and focusing our existing features around four core modules. They are: Learning Management; Internal Communication; Continuous Improvement; and Employee Recognition.

Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think

Kirkpatrick Partners

Does training evaluation strike fear into your heart, creating anxiety because you feel uncertain about what to do or if what you’re doing is correct? It shouldn’t be that stressful

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!

Bid Goodbye to 2019 with these 10 Must-Read eLearning Blogs

CommLab India

Which direction will eLearning take in 2020? Don’t miss the opportunity to learn! Predict by reading some of the best eLearning articles of 2019. eLearning Design eLearning Implementation

Need to Calculate LMS ROI? Here’s How Business Leaders Do The Math

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights. Today we feature advice from Ajay Pangarkar , CTDP, FCPA, FCMA and President of CentralKnowledge. Ajay is an award-winning blogger, author and LinkedIn online course instructor who helps learning practitioners develop the financial acumen they need to align training initiatives with key business objectives. Why is LMS ROI Analysis Important?

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Speaking The Language Of Information: Data Literacy

eLearning Industry

By 2020, 50% of organizations will lack sufficient AI and data literacy skills to achieve business value [1]. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Online Learning Statistics Corporate Learning And Development Data In eLearning eLearning Professionals Learning Analytics

How to Improve Sales Team Agility with Competitive Battlecards


Today’s post is by Emily Dumas, Emily is the Marketing Manager at Crayon , a market and competitive intelligence platform that helps businesses track, analyze, and act on everything happening outside their four walls. At Crayon, Emily is responsible for content marketing and SEO initiatives, and has grown the Crayon competitive intelligence blog 10x in less than two years.

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[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.