Mon.Oct 16, 2017

An Instructional Designer's Guide to a Successful Project Kickoff Meeting

Dashe & Thomson

by Claire Narum. The importance of a strong kickoff to a training project can’t be understated. Not only does the project kickoff meeting define the road map, set expectations for your stakeholders, and clarify each team member’s roles, it’s also an opportunity for the team to forge a positive and enthusiastic working relationship that builds a solid foundation for collaboration on future projects.

Developing Personal Learning Networks – Resources

David Kelly

People are not learning exclusively from conventional sources like courses and classrooms. In truth we never did, but there’s a growing awareness of the small percentage of learning that comes from formal means as compared to informal means.

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Responsive Learning: An Innovative Approach To Organizational Success

G-Cube

The utilization of mobile devices has become a significant aspect for today’s tech savvy workforce. It is of no wonder that learning styles and preferences of modern learners are evolving with time.

7 Learning Management System Pitfalls to Avoid

AbaraLMS

A Learning Management System is a quintessential online training tool that has become an integral part of the eLearning design and development process of numerous training and corporate organizations.

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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In Real Life: The Modern Learning Ecosystem Framework by JD Dillon

Learning Solutions Magazine

The modern learning ecosystem framework is a method for meeting workplace learning and performance needs. Here’s how it. works and why you should use it. Blended Learning Design Strategies Training Strategies

3 Steps In Getting Buy-in For Corporate Learning Technology

Riptide Software

Like any business function, whether it be accounting, marketing, business development, or sales, it’s important to stay on the cutting-edge of the skills and tools you need to successfully do your job

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World of Learning Conference and Exhibition - Day 1

Unicorn Training

The weather was kind to us on day 1 of World of Learning Conference and Exhibition at Birmingham NEC, after the somewhat bizarre weather on the journey here yesterday. Our morning prior to the show was filled with anticipation as we haven't exhibited at World of Learning in quite some time and we were excited to see how our stand would look and explore the venue - it's safe to say we were pleased.We're

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Emerging eLearning Tools and Platforms Improve Results by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learners’ behavior and expectations are changing. Ten emerging eLearning tools and platforms engage them, meet their needs, and get better business outcomes. Development Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Media Training Strategies

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.

5 Tips to Put Your Active Listening Skills to Work for Your Business

Mindflash

Active listening skills can not only help build better business relationships with your customers, partners, and vendors; but they can also increase your chances of promotion. When the Harvard Business Review surveyed subscribers to find out the most important requirement for making an executive promotable , subscribers overwhelmingly rated the ability to communicate at the top of the list. They ranked it more important than ambition, education and hard work.

Characteristics of Experiential Learning Styles

The E-Learning Curve

Kolb’s use of the term “learning styles” has nothing to do with VAK learning styles; if you’re interested in scientifically dubious nonsense, look elsewhere. Continue Reading → The post Characteristics of Experiential Learning Styles appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

What Type of Learner are You?

LearnDash

There is much debate over learning styles. Some stick to the notion that learning styles are indeed a thing while others argue that it is a myth debunked by several studies. Whether they are actually a thing seems to come down to whoever you speak to.

Franchise innovation: A practical solution to assist compliance with new workplace laws

Velpic - Inspired learning

The Velpic eLearning platform is a first and innovative training tool on the market that provides a solution beyond a review of a franchise agreement. announcement Industry Guests HR Talk

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

Skillsoft CodeX: The ultimate coding experience

Skillsoft

CodeX, Skillsoft’s new virtual coding practice labs, is radically changing the way developers can develop. industry trends CodeX developers virtual practice lab

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. According to this, most of us pick: 70 percent of our knowledge from our on-the job experiences. 20 percent from interactions with others. 10 percent from structured or formal training.

How Risk Management Affects Learning Innovation in Financial Services

D2L

When we trust our financial information to a financial institution, we want to know that it’s secure. At the same time, we also want easy … Continued. Corporate Learning Trends D2L News

5 Steps for an Easy to Translate E-Learning Course

ICDTranslation

Most of the large organizations today have offices in multiple countries besides their own. This results in managing employees from different regions and cultures, speaking different languages.

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.

A Guided Approach To The Role Of ‘Emotions’ In eLearning

ProProfs

Are you aware that our emotions and learning are interlinked? Yes, they are. Greek philosopher Plato knew it and hence said, “All learning has an emotional base.” ” Now, scientists are also agreeing with this concept and fast reaching the conclusion that learning is emotion-driven.

Leaders in the Limelight: Selina Winter by Susan Jacobs

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learning leader Selina Winter of Microsoft discusses some of the key influences that have shaped her career. Management Professional Development

Top 8 Mistakes To Avoid When Hosting An Online Training Webinar

TalentLMS

Are you ready to send out the invites for your upcoming online training event? Before you do, read this article to discover the top 8 mistakes to avoid when hosting an online training webinar. . What To Avoid When Hosting An Online Training Webinar.

Identify the Reason for Training

Your Training Edge

Investing in employee training is not an activity that should be taken lightly. Unfortunately, it often is. Every day, countless organizations send their employees to one of the thousands of seminars held throughout the country.

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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.

Medical Graphics

eLearning Cyclops

If you are in health care you probably have the need for medical graphics. Well, NIH has a great list of U.S. Government medical stock image sites. These sites also include graphics, videos, animations and more. Because most government (U.S.) graphics are public domain most are copyright free. The link is below, enjoy. www.nlm.nih.gov/services/stockshot.html. graphics video

Competency-Based Learning: Why Talent Management Needs to Get on Board

ej4 eLearning

This past week we made some changes to our Thinkzoom platform. No, we didn’t just rearrange a few buttons or take away any of your fave features… We wanted to truly add something of value. And we did – with Learning Tracks , our new Thinkzoom feature that focuses on competency-based learning. In fact, this is a feature that many of our current clients have been requesting. All of our courses are now mapped to 36 of the 67 competencies based on the Lominger model.

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2017 eLearning Learning MVP Awards - Call for Nominations

Tony Karrer

The 2017 eLearning Learning MVP Awards have just put out their call for nominations. These awards will recognize the Most Valuable Posts (MVP) as judged by readers and the well respect judges. You can find details on nominations by visiting the page. It's personally gratifying to see this happening. While I've not been active blogging (is this really my first post since 2015?),

Totara Gives Organizations Freedom to Learn at DevLearn 2017 by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learning platform specialists Totara Learning will be making their debut appearance at DevLearn 2017, October 25 – 27 in Las. Vegas, Nevada. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Learning Media

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.