Wed.Apr 10, 2019

Don’t Target Top or Bottom Performers: Move the Middle


Where should change begin? When looking to improve business performance through enhanced employee productivity, managers tend to focus on either leaders or laggards.

AI can speed up your learning, but will it save you time?


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is as scary as it sounds. Yes, it 100% means that robots are eventually going to rise up against us, and give us the inferiority complex we deserve. Before that though, they might help us out a little. The impact of AI on human learning is set to be revolutionary.

How To Ditch Vanity Metrics For Actionable Metrics For Better eLearning

Lambda Solutions

As the digital age has revolutionized the big data and eLearning industries, it's become easier than ever for educators in the eLearning space to track the various metrics of their students.

This part-time frontline retail employee quit after only four weeks and onboarding was to blame


“My kid just quit her new job!” This was a direct quote uttered by one of my colleagues while reading a text from her daughter, who had recently landed a job working for a popular retail chain. My first thought was, “Maybe this is just a flaky kid?” It turns out she’s actually the … Continued.

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A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Learning Analytics: Predictive & Prescriptive Complexity


The highest complexity of learning analytics is predictive and prescriptive analytics. This means using data to either predict what might happen, or to prescribe learning activities.

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Learning Styles: To Be or Not to Be?


In the last few decades, the concept of learning styles—the notion that different people learn information in different ways—has become quite popular. class delivery trends and reports

Technologies Which Have Caused A Paradigm Shift In The eLearning Sector

eLearning Industry

With faster and more reliable networks, advancements in mobile hardware and AI as well as the incorporation of technologies like AR/VR have ensured that eLearning will be part of mainstream education in the not so distant future. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Understanding the Role of Onsite and Online Assessments in Blended Learning

CommLab India

Blended learning integrates the best of classroom and online training. What about assessments? Explore the role of assessments in blended learning. eLearning Design Blended Learning

Video: Thalheimer Makes the Case for Two Learning Innovations

Work Learning

I’ve had the distinct honor of being invited to speak at the Learning Technologies conference in London for three years in a row. This year, I talked about two learning innovations: Performance-Focused Learner Surveys. LTEM (The Learning-Transfer Evaluation Model).

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

Customized Accordion Interaction in Articulate Storyline 360

Swift eLearning Services

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7 Popular Myths About New Hire Onboarding And Employee Onboarding Software

eLearning Industry

Is onboarding software solely intended for Fortune 500 companies with huge budgets? Don’t all new hires require the same training? In this article, I explore the most popular new hire onboarding myths…then dispel them. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Is your retail training enhancing employee performance?


The importance of employee training. Employee training is an incredibly important investment. According to Training Magazine’s 2018 Training Industry Report , training expenditures in the USA, including payroll and spending on external products and services, amounted to $87.6 billion.

Why And How You Should Keep Track Of Your Employee Training

eLearning Industry

Make sure your employees are on track, in compliance, and keeping up with all of their training. Here's how to keep track of training right. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Learning Management System Benefits LMS Features LMS Selection Track eLearnin

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

New Technology Makes It Easier to Access Online Content

Learning Solutions Magazine

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The Brain Science Behind Scenario-Based Microlearning

CLO Magazine

From a learning science perspective — the marriage of psychology and brain science — the goal of corporate learning and development platforms is lofty.

4 tips to improve your LMS course completion rates.


Are the learning course completion rates on your LMS lower than you hoped? Here are 4 tips you can use to stop the dreaded “In Progress and “Not Started” tag on your LMS reports! Think about 70:20:10.

Why Design Documents Are Vital For Creating eLearning Courses

eLearning Industry

No efficient action can take place without methodical forethought. In order to successfully carry out any undertaking, a blueprint or plan is of utmost importance. The same is true for eLearning courses. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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.

How to Measure ROI for Employee Wellness Programs

Clarity Consultants

It’s no secret that ROI is a difficult metric to track in any sort of wellness initiative. We know through research, though, that workplace wellness initiatives generally deliver a strong ROI. The question, then, is how your organization can go about tracking it.

Thanks to the eLearning Guild for Guild Master Award

Work Learning

I want to thank David Kelly and the eLearning Guild for awarding me the prestigious title of Guild Master.

How Redis Labs Launched 600 Software Environments at RedisConf


Each year, Redis Labs , the home of open source Redis (more on Redis here ), hosts an annual conference called RedisConf.

Thalheimer Interviewed on Learning Evaluation by LearningNews

Work Learning

While I was in London a few months ago, where I talked about learning evaluation , I was interviewed by the LearningNews about learning evaluation. Some of what I said: “Most of us have been doing the same damn thing we’ve always done [in learning evaluation].

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.

5 Tips to Improve Sexual Harassment Training


The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines sexual harassment as “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature.”

RedisConf19 Recap


We had the opportunity to attend a conference by one of our customers, Redis Labs. Here is our recap of the event and an awesome conversation between Appsembler Founder and CEO Nate Aune and Redis Labs’ Head of Developer Advocacy Kyle Davis.

Building a Product Training Template


Launching a new product or bringing a new sales team member on-board comes with a level of uncertainty. How will the product be received by your audience? Will a new team member be able to understand and communicate your offerings? Answering those questions is a lot simpler than you may think.

One-on-One with Kyle Davis of Redis Labs


We had the opportunity to attend a conference by one of our customers, Redis Labs. RedisConf19, branded as the largest gathering for the world’s fastest database (more on Redis here ), was a HUGE success. Check out our recap of RedisConf19. The conference was an exciting two days.

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Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.