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ID and eLearning Links 5/26/20

Experiencing eLearning

As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog. In this post, I share links on writing about unfamiliar subjects plus 3 different sets of instructional design competencies. Writing when you’re not a SME.

Where are we going most wrong?

Clark Quinn

…and what’s most important to fix? I was a co-conspirator on the Serious eLearning Manifesto , and we identified 8 values that separated typical elearning from serious elearning. However, I suspect that not all are as important, nor hard to fix.

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5 Tips for Assigning Essays to Your Online Learners

LearnDash

Essays remain a powerful learning tool, if they are handled carefully. A lot has changed about education in the last hundred years or so.

Your quick guide to positive overall learning experiences

Docebo

If you’ve ever seen NBC’s popular show The Office (U.S.), you’re probably familiar with the infamous “Dinner Party” episode where Michael Scott and Jan host a dinner for a few work colleagues that goes horribly wrong.

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Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

3D Objects and More Added to CenarioVR

eLearning Brothers

The latest release of CenarioVR® is as REAL as it gets. Your learners are about to set foot into a whole new world in 3D space. Magic flying carpet not included.unless you want to put one in, of course! Products/Services Training Resources virtual reality vr CenarioVR

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Why is effective upskilling and targeted learning getting difficult across companies and distributed workforces

Gyrus

With team members increasingly opting to work from home or remote locations, here are a few challenges for effective upskilling and targeted learning

Virtual Selling Is Here To Stay: 3 Benefits of Remote Sales

Sales Hacker Training

Virtual selling is more than just a workaround for social distancing. It’s become clear that virtual selling offers long-term benefits in a post-pandemic world. Many sales leaders are already preparing for a future where effective virtual selling is a normal, ongoing business practice.

The mindset of a lifelong learner

CLO Magazine

The claim that machines or robots will steal our jobs has echoed through the decades from the earliest science fiction stories to more realistic developments today in smart electronics, artificial intelligence and automation.

How We Learn (With Julie Dirsken)

Convergence Training

We wanted to learn more about how people learn so we could also learn more about how to create better training and do other things to facilitate that learning at our workplaces more effectively.

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.

Empathy is a Power Skill

Cylient

Empathy : “the ability to sense other people’s emotions, coupled with the ability to imagine what someone else might be thinking or feeling.”. More and more research is revealing how empathy is good for business —sales teams use empathy to relate to their customers more, which leads to more sales.

7 Key Benefits Of Using mLearning To Maximize The Impact Of Your Blended Learning Program

eLearning Industry

Leveraging mLearning goes beyond providing mobile-enabled learning content. When done right, it can yield significant benefits for your blended learning strategy. Read on as I outline how you can leverage mobile learning in blended training. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Two Apps to Help Manage Your PowerPoint & E-Learning Media Assets

Rapid eLearning

When I’ve completed PowerPoint presentations or e-learning courses, I like to save all of the media assets I used in the presentations and courses and put them in a single location. During production I have multiple versions of the files, which is fine.

5 Surprising Reasons Why Online Learners Click Away From Your eLearning Course

eLearning Industry

Convincing adult learners to sign up for an eLearning course is the easy part. Especially if you know how to highlight the practical perks. But many drop out soon after. How do you get them to stick with it, and maybe even enjoy it? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Nvolve Platform Update ? June 2020

Nvolve

Hello and welcome to the Nvolve Platform Update for June 2020. . Across the very top, you’ll see some changes to the main menu structure. We now have: Learning. Communication. Engagement. Performance. Workforce and; Reports.

eLearning Basics: Flash is Going Away?Have You Checked Your eLearning Courses?

Convergence Training

News flash for you (pun INTENDED!): Adobe is going to discontinue the Flash Media Player at the end of this year (2020). Why should you care? For one reason, because some of your elearning courses at work may still use Flash video.

7 Solutions to Enhance Engagement in Your Compliance Training

Kitaboo

Compliance, in a general sense of the word, means conforming to certain laws, polices, standards or specifications.

How We Learn (With Julie Dirksen)

Convergence Training

We wanted to learn more about how people learn so we could also learn more about how to create better training and do other things to facilitate that learning at our workplaces more effectively.

[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.

The Cost of Sales Engineer Training for Employees

Cloudshare

How does your company approach sales engineer training? Employees serve as the lifeblood of your business, ensuring it can continue to run and generate revenue. But as your best-performing assets retire or switch jobs eventually, you will have to hire recruits at some point.

5 Proofs That eLearning Is the Next Global Revolution

mysimpleshow

The constant evolution of technology in the modern world has contributed extensively to education. Educators can now speed up training, reduce costs, and most importantly, fit everyone’s needs by implementing eLearning technologies in the classroom or workplace.

?Live Online Learning:? Webinars and Virtual Classrooms

Convergence Training

Live online learning–meaning stuff including webinars and virtual classrooms–has been part of the workplace learning & performance improvement quiver for quite some time.

How to Protect Your Organization from Cybersecurity Attacks During COVID-19

KnowledgeCity

It’s important to remember when planning to keep your organization safe from cyberattacks that it’s not just your wellbeing that’s at risk—you likely have lots of juicy customer information that attackers would love to get their hands on.

Just launched! 2020 Customer Education Benchmarks and Trends Report

Based on a survey of more than 250+ external education teams, Skilljar has compiled this report on current trends including budgets, integrations, team structure, and more. In this report, see how companies across a variety of industries are building, optimizing, and measuring their training programs.

Virtual Meetings vs. Video Conferencing: Workplace Collaboration and Training Tools

Roundtable Learning

A decade ago, people in Modena, Italy, wouldn’t have been able to design a tractor in tandem with people in Chicago without traveling overseas.

Soft Skills ? How to say ?No? How to get to the ?No? more easily, and with less blame

QuoDeck

What are Soft Skills? Soft Skills are the personal qualities of a person that determines how well he/she can work or interact with others. Soft skills are essential in various aspects in an organization – building relationships with people, creating trust, building brand and leading teams.

Training Video Tips & Tricks: Gear Prep ? The Camera

Reflection Software

We’ve already given you a few handy hints for casting your talent and preparing for your video shoot. Still panicked? Yeah, it’s a lot to think about and manage. If you aren’t a bit of a video wiz already, you’re probably even more panicked.

Free Recorded Webinar: Getting Training Online Quickly Due to COVID-19

Convergence Training

There’s been a lot of interest about online training for work for quite some time, and of course that interest has increased recently due to COVID-19. In this webinar, we’ll give you some tips for making the shift to online training quickly but still effectively.

9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.