Tue.Dec 10, 2019

Instructional Design Experience Before Your First Job

Experiencing eLearning

“How do you get experience in the field so you can get your first ID job?” ” That’s a recurring questions I hear from those trying to start their instructional design careers. It feels like a catch-22: you can’t get any experience until you get a job, and you can’t get a job without experience. People who built portfolios as part of a masters or graduate certificate program are generally in a better position, but they may need experience too.

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Checklist: Critical Success Factors You Need to Incorporate Into Your Online Course

Client Engagement Academy

Maybe you’re a seasoned online course creator, looking to make your courses more profitable. Or maybe you’re just starting out, completely overwhelmed by the idea of creating a course from scratch. Whatever the case, to achieve the maximum potential of your online course business, you need to “bake in” these critical success factors.

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Should You Embrace Macro Learning in Your Online Classroom?


What happens when your idea is too big for one course? We’ve written a lot about micro learning and related ideas, but we haven’t talked much about the opposite: macro learning, and the big-picture thinking it entails. While micro learning can help educators find traction with their course and build momentum, macro learning provides direction and an overarching unity to their course material.

Creating a Better eLearning Experience for Your Employees Part 1: Storyboards


Providing better training experiences for your employees can have far-reaching positive effects on your business. And you can start making improvements with something as simple as utilizing storyboards. This tool communicates the story of an eLearning course, giving course designers a visual concept of what the course should consist of before they start crafting it.

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

How To Make A Business Impact (with L&D)

Upside Learning

This is a short version of the session I delivered in Oct’19 at the LearnX, Melbourne on how can L&D make a business impact. Here’s the complete slide deck – Make A Business Impact, State of L&D To kick off the session I asked for a show of hands on: No one raised their hand for […]. Upside Learning

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How to Create Captions for Live Presentations

Rapid eLearning

I present at a lot of conferences and workshops. I’ve always thought about having captions during the live presentations. They come in handy for the person who can’t hear and needs them. And they potentially add value for the person who can’t quite hear everything: maybe the room is disruptive or the speaker talks too fast. Or perhaps, English isn’t the first language and hearing and processing is a little slower.

Degreed Acquires Adepto


For the past seven years, Degreed has been building a platform to develop and measure the in-demand skills people need for the future. We believe that data about the skills people have (or don’t have) can help organizations make better, smarter, faster decisions about how they hire, manage, and develop talent. We’ve come a long way. The business has quadrupled over the last two years and the number of people using our platform has tripled in the last year alone.

Putting Theory Into Practice - The Robert Crown Center for Health Education Story

Reflection Software

Foreword by Bryan Robb. In my recent post, The Next Big Thing in Learning is Already Here , I discussed the merits of data driven L&D. So, we thought it would be great to share a success story of one of our partners. Katie Gallagher, the Director of Education at Robert Crown Center for Health Education , has graciously written this article about her experience developing, delivering and evolving their curriculum “ Science Behind Drugs.”

Membership Site Examples: Inspiration For Your Members Area


Membership sites come in all in flavors, shapes, and sizes. From mobile app memberships to recurring drip membership sites: you'll see how to use them to deliver online trainings, communities, and everything in between. With an almost infinite variety of membership models to choose from, it's important to understand what a membership site can do… Creating Membership Sites Featured

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The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

Shutterstock vs. iStock for presentation photos


Six years ago, we excitedly announced that we’d signed up for our first Shutterstock subscription. Previously, we’d pretty much exclusively been using iStock for our commercial-use presentation photos. We asked, which is best? Shutterstock vs. iStock. We concluded that, in the epic battle between Shutterstock and iStock , Shutterstock was edging ahead. Shutterstock was cheaper, it had better model continuity, and Shutterstock’s Spectrum search was a super easy way of finding coloured images.

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Canva Just Keeps Getting Better & Better

Mike Taylor

I’ve been a big fan of Canva for a long time now. There are so many things it can do and my favorite thing is how easy it is for anyone to create great designs in no time. Whether you need a quick graphic for social media, slides, a flyer promoting an event or a whole host of other things, Canva has got you covered with 10’s of thousands of pro design options. While I’ve been using it a lot, I’ve missed some of the impressive updates they’ve added and wanted to share them with you.

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Why Title IX Compliance Training Is Critical


If you work in education, you’ve certainly heard of Title IX. But how long has it been since you reviewed or trained for compliance? Are your employees aware of all of the Title IX mandates and requirements to keep your organization in compliance? Many organizations print out Title IX guidebooks for new employees that ultimately get lost in the shuffle during the training process.

Getting Approval for E-Learning Plans and Training Strategies – What Decision Makers Really Want to Know


Getting Approval for E-Learning Plans and Training Strategies – What Decision Makers Really Want to Know. To move forward with your e-learning plans and general training strategy, you need to get approval from decision-makers. This could be a senior executive or your CEO, for example. What are decision-makers really looking for, though, when it comes to approving training budgets? Do they care about the method of delivery, whether it is in-person training or e-learning?

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Empathetic Leadership in a Multi-Generational Workforce


A diverse workforce with such different generational values posses a unique challenge to leadership training. Teaching empathy may offer an unexpected solution. The post Empathetic Leadership in a Multi-Generational Workforce appeared first on AllenComm. Leadership Training empathy Multi-generational workforce

4 Benefits Of AI In Personalized Learning

eLearning Industry

Using AI to transform learning experiences removes traditional limitations and introduces new and exciting possibilities. In order to harness that immense potential, it is important to have a clear understanding of the inner workings of Artificial Intelligence and the eloquence of the solutions it provides. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Emerging Technologies Artificial Intelligence Educational Technology Tools Learner Engagement Personalized Learning

Learning Pool Selected as Online Training Partner for Expanding Workforce at Global Shares

Learning Pool

Leading elearning company, Learning Pool, is pleased to announce that Global Shares, a principal global provider of equity compensation management solutions, has invested in an integrated learning platform to support the development needs of their growing staff numbers. Global Shares was founded in 2005 with a passion for share plan administration and a vision to build a company that changed the market through innovative technology.

Challenges In Serious Game Development For Corporate Training


In this article, we’ll be looking at a few challenges in serious game development for corporate training. Apart from that, it can also help instructors to create experiential training that allows employees to apply knowledge in real-life tasks. Here are some reasons for incorporating them into online training. Serious games help employees/learners to put knowledge and skills into practice. Serious games help to deliver engaging and inspiring training for employees.

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

How Can an Employee Onboarding Software Fill Your Orientation Gaps?


What is an Employee Onboarding Software? An Employee Onboarding Software is a tool that helps employers to facilitate a smooth hiring process for new employees. Furthermore, it gives the HR team a user-friendly digital dashboard, which makes it easier to track the progress of each employee at any given point during the hiring and onboarding process. Why Do Companies Need an Employee Onboarding Software? A lot of companies do their onboarding process manually. Which, in truth, is inefficient.

Why ‘Workforce Success’ is the new Customer Success


A brief history of Customer Success By now you are probably familiar with the term ‘Customer Success’. And if you aren’t, let us bring you up to speed… The concept arose in relation to a problem, which was that Software as a Service (SaaS) companies - think: Trello, DropBox, Salesforce - were facing high sign up to low renewal rates. They put two and two together to realise that bringing new customers in couldn’t be where the story ended.

Workflow Learning & Performance Support: Get Things Right

Learning Solutions Magazine

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6 Common L&D Mistakes (& How To Overcome Them) With Simon Gibson


Simon Gibson is Head of L&D at RS Components and it’s no secret that he’s passionate about transforming workplace learning. […]. The post 6 Common L&D Mistakes (& How To Overcome Them) With Simon Gibson appeared first on Looop. Insights into Learning Digital L&D digital learning digital transformation learning challenges

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!

How to Launch Your Online Course the Easy Way with Course Maker Pro, WP Engine, and LifterLMS


Learn how to launch your online course the easy way with Course Maker Pro , WP Engine , and LifterLMS in this episode of LMScast featuring David Vogelpohl from WP Engine and Rachel Gogos from brandiD and the Course Maker Pro theme. In this episode Chris Badgett, David, and Rachel discuss how you can launch your online course the easy way and get the tech aspect of your site working easily. We talk a lot about the five hats problem at LifterLMS.

LearnUpon Takes Gold at the 2019 Brandon Hall Tech Awards


The 2019 Brandon Hall Tech Awards proved to be a great success for the LearnUpon team. Now the proud winners of 4 new awards, including a gold for Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training, we’re delighted to have been recognized. . Building on last year’s success, we are honored to have received: . Gold for Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training. Silver for Best Advance in Learning Management Technology.

4 Essential Employee Satisfaction KPIs To Evaluate Your Microlearning Strategy

eLearning Industry

Microlearning as part of a broader training strategy is an expanding practice. Determining its efficacy alone is challenging, however, in large part due to the inherent nature of this learning method—students learn on their own time, often one very specific concept or task. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Microlearning eLearning eBooks Employee Performance Measure Training Microlearning Best Practices Training Evaluation

Let’s change the underlying philosophy and pattern of feedback

CLO Magazine

A reader of the current business press is confronted by two extremely different points of view regarding the basic question of whether managers should provide feedback to their direct reports. On the one hand we have those who advocate extremely candid, no-holds-barred conversations between managers and their direct reports, such as Kim Scott in her book “Radical Candor.” At the other extreme are those who advocate that the feedback process is bound to fail.

[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.