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.

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.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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?

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.

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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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.

Mine or Ours? The Case For Knowledge Sharing

Dashe & Thomson

One of the hardest lessons to learn growing up is how to share – how to share your toys, your candy, and maybe your room with a sibling. As a child, it’s difficult to get past the thought “but, it’s MINE!”

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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.

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?”

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

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.

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.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Read on for this week’s best articles from human resources and employee training experts. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development.

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

QuoDeck

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

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

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.

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.

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.