Wed.Jul 29, 2020

Stories from the Virtual Trenches: 3 Common Virtual Classroom Challenges

InSync Training

Like in all professions, Learning & Development faces its fair share of challenges. Changing global dynamics, evolving business needs, and a diverse audience all contribute to a complex, and confusing, pathway forward.

The short-cut buyers guide: LMS requirements and more


Let’s talk finalizing your learning management system requirements. Getting your requirements solid before beginning your LMS search or sending to vendors can seem a bit intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. It takes time, consideration, and people power to get the ball rolling.

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OpenSesame named a 2020 Training Industry Top 20 Online Learning Library Company


Portland, OR – 29 July 2020 – OpenSesame, the global elearning innovator, today announced its selection as a 2020 Top 20 Online Learning company by Training Industry.

Shattering the way L&D thinks about measurement

CLO Magazine

Square peg. Round hole. This is the problem with learning measurement. The most well-known learning measurement models have been around for decades, and yet the industry continues to struggle with its measurement practices. We’re great with surveys. We have plenty of test scores.

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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.

Public Content Without Disclaimers: Building the Degreed Learning Index


In the dark ages, libraries existed to safeguard the few valuable pieces of content available. If you wanted to learn a subject, there were few options. Contrast that with today, when searching “How to learn data science” gives us 3.3 billion results in seconds.

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Continuous learning and content curation

Learning Pool

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The future of remote work and team collaboration

Poll Everywhere

It’s never simple to predict how the future of work might look. Technological innovation moves at a breakneck pace, and we’ve already seen substantial changes to the way we work over the last decade or so. Since the start of.

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Voice of the Employee, What is it all about?


Engaged employees are necessary for a company’s success. Many organisations have now realised that their employees are their biggest asset and have begun to implement initiatives to in the hopes of improving engagement and retention.

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Top Content Providers For Scenario-Based Learning (2020)

eLearning Industry

If you want to keep your learners motivated, scenario-based learning is an excellent strategy. It offers a relaxed and secure environment for your teams while improving knowledge retention.

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 the crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

The Ultimate Guide To Training Management Software


Introduction. What is a Training Management System? Who uses Training Management Software? Do I need a Training Management System? Capability. What functionality does a TMS include? What are the benefits of using a Training Management System? Is a TMS better than an LMS or CRM?

Learning Analytics In The Age Of Big Data

eLearning Industry

Every time you use digital technology, tons of data is collected about your activity. And recently, it has become possible to collect, analyze, and learn from all this data. As a result, Big Data started to emerge as a valuable tool that could improve online learning.

5 Steps to Make your Problem-Solving Process Easier


No matter what kind of job you have, the chances of a problem arising at some point is almost inevitable. If the problem isn’t taken care of immediately with proper action, it could potentially get worse.

6 Blended Learning Best Practices To Reduce Employee Training Costs

eLearning Industry

Blended learning is more than just using technology to reach and engage learners. It needs a carefully crafted management and execution plan to get blended learning right. If you wish to do it right, follow these blended learning best practices. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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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.

How Serious Games Lead To A Higher Corporate Training ROI

Designing Digitally

Traditional classroom training has long been outperformed by newer, technology-driven eLearning methods. Not to say that classroom learning has no merit, but most of the focus has shifted towards the online environment. Serious games are one type of eLearning that is trending today.

Content curation and continuous learning

Learning Pool

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How Voya Uses Video to Connect Remote Workers


Organizations that went “virtual” overnight at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic have each responded differently to the new work environment. Some remote workers thrived, while others missed the face-to-face interactions that keep them focused and productive.

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Cybersecurity Training: How to Avoid Becoming a Statistic

Interactive Services

According to a Clark School study at the University of Maryland, a cyberattack occurs every 39 seconds in the United States.

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!

London based EduMe raises $5m Series A to support rapid global expansion of its mobile workforce training and engagement platform


Mobile Workforce Success pioneer EduMe is expanding globally to support workforce engagement with leaders such as Uber, Deliveroo and Deloitte, as businesses adjust to “Work from Anywhere” and employees are empowered with skills training and knowledge access.

How to Select The Best eLearning Animation Company

Hurix Digital

If you have incorporated eLearning in your employee training programs , using animation as a tool for getting the right message across is a natural order of progression.

5 Steps to Make Problem-Solving Process Easier


No matter what kind of job you have, the chances of a problem arising at some point is almost inevitable. If the problem isn’t taken care of immediately with proper action, it could potentially get worse.

Agile by Fire


Back to Blog Page. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to transform front line training has provided an opportunity for the L&D community as technology begins to catch up to that need. In our experience, some technology already has.

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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.

Webinar recap: Building and delivering a VILT course in under 60 minutes


CloudShare recently announced results of a survey we commissioned in Q2 to understand training challenges brought about by COVID-19 and the potential solutions.

AccessAlly Release Notes 3.5.1


Released July 2020 We’ve just released a small update for AccessAlly, with a handful of small fixes. This is a quick version update, and these post-release updates help us smooth out any issues we find after a big release!

Top 5 Questions Answered About Quickly Moving to Digital Learning


Are you thinking about moving your instructor-led resources to a digital learning environment

Cognitive Bias in Education: the Pygmalion Effect


Many of the judgments we make daily, although they may seem sensible to us, are, in fact, far from rational and can lead us to make bad decisions. These erroneous judgments are called cognitive biases, and some 250 different ones are known to date.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.