Wed.Feb 15, 2017

Who Needs Training? 1/3 of Americans Receive No Formal Training From Their Employer

Association eLearning

An online survey conducted by Ipsos Market Research and Consulting Firm has turned up some shocking statistics. 30% of Americans surveyed said that they never received any formal training from their employer.

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The Modern Learning Makerspace

InSync Training

The Art of Praxis. I have been seeing the word “praxis” a lot these days, associated with a few different definitions. To me, the essence of the word, is application – the application of theory to practice. Definitions include examples of practice, and application of knowledge or skills.

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How to Create Mnemonic Devices That Help Your Students Remember

CourseArc

Students can often feel overwhelmed by the extent of new information and concepts that they are exposed to throughout a course. As an instructional designer, it’s your responsibility to help learners remember and retain key information and take-aways from your courses.

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Software Courses Sell Really Well

LearnDash

Many people like the idea of creating and selling an online course but what isn’t so clear is all the time is what that course should be about! Sure it is fun to creating courses around your passion but not every passion is a viable (profitable) niche.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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How AR/VR is About to Change the Face of eLearning

OpenSesame

So it mighta been a flash in the pan, but you were either living under a rock or on the moon if you didn’t hear about 2016’s sweeping phenomenon known as Pokemon Go. Its popularity and pervasiveness has obviously diminished, but it had explosive adoption around July 2016.

Microlearning Videos: 5 Tips to Create Engaging Snippets

CommLab India

Given the short attention spans of learners today and the need to access information at the point of need, organizations are using microlearning to offer training nuggets accessible across multiple devices. Microlearning is not always in the form of a traditional e-learning course.

Bringing About Better E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

It is sadly uncontroversial to suggest that the state of the e-learning industry is not performing up to the promise. For all the new advances in technology (like virtual and augmented reality, simulations, and artificial intelligence), we still see far too much information dump and knowledge test.

Long live the King! TalentLMS named a “Leader LMS” for 2017

TalentLMS

TalentLMS (and Epignosis in general) is no stranger to industry awards. Last fall we were picked in Capterra’s Top 20 Most Affordable LMS Software and ranked #4 in their Top 20 Most User-Friendly LMS Software list ― as well as earning the fourth spot in GetApp’s LMS Category Leaders ranking.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

E-learning A-Z Terms: Part 3 [Infographic]

CommLab India

Are you new to online training? Do its terms sound alien? Are you looking for a comprehensive guide to the complete terminology of e-learning? Well, no worries. Here is the third part of our infographic on the glossary of e-learning. Hope you are now familiar with the main terms used in e-learning.

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Effective Training Inspires Customer Loyalty

Content Raven

We know that online training leads to more educated and engaged clients. And we know that clients that are educated and engaged are more loyal customers. Customer training is important because loyal customers are highly valuable.

5 Tips for Virtual Training Success

CommLab India

Many organizations are now choosing virtual training to train their globally dispersed employees and keep them on par with latest industry trends.

Effectively Reinforce Corporate Training

Mindmarker

So you’re planning to implement a new learning initiative and already thought about reinforcement and how to sustain the behavior change. You want the highest return on your investment; so what do you do before the reinforcement begins?

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

This Learning ‘Project’ Is Not that Serious

CLO Magazine

For many learning and development organizations, the project model to get work done is pretty much the only model. It’s mostly fulfilling requests from business units and stakeholders. It’s also the basis for many vendor relationships.

How Learning and Development Can Help You Bridge the Corporate Cliques

eLearningMind

As digital learning professionals, we’ll admit it: those who work in corporate training aren’t usually seen as the “cool kids in class.” As part of HR, learning and development can sometimes get an inherently negative reputation based on employee experiences with HR in the past.

Is Learning a Real Profession?

CLO Magazine

One of the hallmarks of a profession is a standard language, an agreed-upon framework for measures and common processes. For instance, accounting has a common language, agreed-upon measures, statements and processes.

Next Gen L&D Professional Development Framework

Learning Cafe

Changing Rubrics for L&D Drive Next Gen Capabilities. #1 1 Designing for constraints. Most learning delivery goals are usually driven by budgets, taking very little consideration of the more important aspects like Learner time and Learner cognitive bandwidth that focus more around the Learner.

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The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

The CLO Succession Plan

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published on CLOmedia.com in February 2008. Andrew Johnson. Clement Attlee. Georges Pompidou. These names might ring a bell for some readers, but most probably don’t know much — if anything — about the lives of these people.

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5 easy to use quiz templates from QuoDeck that you should know about

QuoDeck

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How Leaders Successfully Onboard a New Hire

Learnloft

Companies and leaders who fail to have a effective on-boarding process are more likely to have employees with lower productivity and higher turn over. During the first 90 days of employment, a new hire is the most thirsty for knowledge, enthusiastic about their role and eager to impress.

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5 tips for incorporating corporate branding in your E-learning module

QuoDeck

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Bringing About Better E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

It is sadly uncontroversial to suggest that the state of the e-learning industry is not performing up to the promise. For all the new advances in technology (like virtual and augmented reality, simulations, and artificial intelligence), we still see far too much information dump and knowledge test. The state of affairs is such that people go to extreme lengths to avoid e-learning, including rumors of paying kids to click through the courses! Do you think this a problem?

How to Get Management Buy-In for Your Employee Training Programs

Designing Digitally

As a training professional, you are convinced about the powerful benefits of e-learning. However, the decision of using e-learning for corporate training may not be solely in your hand. The top management needs to be convinced.

Pop the Clutch How to Kick-Start the First Quarter of 2017

Training Industry

The first quarter of every year finds hotel meeting rooms rocking with sales teams launching their annual kickoff, strategizing innovative ways to reach new goals, fine-tuning their infrastructure and allocating the resources they need to start the year with a great first quarter. Finally, they set targets, often with sky-high anxiety levels for many salespeople, who think, “Will the revenue I expect from my prospect materialize?”

Learning Leaders: Julie Dirksen on the Importance of Feedback in Changing Behavior by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

A key reason that employees’ behavior doesn’t change, even after comprehensive training, is a lack of feedback, according to Guild Master Julie Dirksen. Design Strategies Instructional Design Training Strategies

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Using Smart Shapes in an Accessibility Enabled Project

Adobe Captivate

First – Smart shapes cannot be used as buttons in a project that must meet accessibility standards. Smart shape buttons are not accessible using the tab/enter combination. While you may or may not be able to tab to the shape, selecting “enter” or the space bar will not trigger the button action. Second – Smart shapes with text are not automatically read like a text caption. You must enter the text in the accessibility pop-up in order for the screen reader to access it.