Mon.Dec 09, 2019

8 Benefits of Creating Microlearning Videos Based on Social Learning Elements

Obsidian Learning

In a recent blog article, How to Adapt Your Microcontent to Your Employees’ Social Needs , we discussed the importance of addressing social needs at work, and how you can use your microcontent to both educate and to engage/build community. In this article we’re going to narrow the focus specifically on the medium of learning videos as microcontent you can adapt to support social learning. As we explained previously, social learning is most generally defined as learning with and through others.

How to Always Keep Your Screenshots Up to Date

TechSmith Camtasia

There’s little worse than returning to a completed task to redo something you just finished. The good news is, when it comes to screenshots , there’s a better way! . In this post, we’ll show you four ways that you can quickly and easily keep your screenshots up to date. This is useful for any sort of content which is regularly used as a reference guide, whether it’s training material, user manuals, or any other sort of instructional documentation. .

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Where is the Learning Science in Technology Products?

Learning Solutions Magazine

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Exploring Immersive Technology


Immersive technology is the extension of virtual content into the physical environment to create a new reality. This new reality is leveraged in a 360-degree space, making it difficult for the user to differentiate the virtual content from the physical reality. This industry is growing rapidly, and is becoming a significant part of our personal. The post Exploring Immersive Technology appeared first on CoreAxis. Immersive Learning Innovative Solutions

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!

Pivoting and professional growth in today’s (and tomorrow’s) workforce

CLO Magazine

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who played for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers basketball teams, was known for his ability to pivot — keeping one foot in place while moving the other into a different space. This footwork technique, a fundamental basketball skill, allows a player to find an opening on the court. These days, basketball players aren’t the only people who need to pivot successfully. That kind of agility is now a fundamental skill in business, too.

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Priorities May Differ But Workers Everywhere Say Training is Critical

TLNT: Training and L&D

In today’s world, the need to develop and retain a diverse workforce is more challenging than ever. Simply tasking talent acquisition with “solving” the diversity problem won’t work, because a failure to also grow and develop those diverse individuals will lead to retention and engagement problems. Diversity Training, Learning & Development Featured

Promoting Women In Learning & Leadership, With Kate Graham


Looop’s Chief Learning Officer and L&D podcast host, David James, met up with Kate Graham, Head of Content at Fosway, […]. The post Promoting Women In Learning & Leadership, With Kate Graham appeared first on Looop. Insights into Learning learning and development future of learning and development diversity and inclusion

Types of Analysis for eLearning

The eLearning Coach

Analysis involves finding the facts and the data to support a solution. Here are six types of analysis in instructional design that you can conduct. eLearning Design Instructional Design

Reasons To Invest In A Leadership Development Program

eLearning Industry

Here are 7 good reasons for organizations to invest in leadership team development, which is crucial for achieving the forecasted business mission. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Employee Performance eLearning eBooks Employee Training Leadership Development Leadership Training Professional Development

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.

Learning From Your Team Is The Best Way To Affirm Their Value To Your Company


Monetary rewards and bonuses are awesome incentives but if you want to reward your employees with something that speaks louder than these, perhaps you can try acknowledging you have also learned something from them. The acronym “SNAFU” is a sarcastic expression that means the situation is bad, but that this is a normal state of affairs.

What’s in a Learning Measurement Strategy?


Every good measurement strategy must start with a vision that is articulate yet concise. A solid vision for learning and development measurement would be to “measure communicate and improve learning programs and the people and business outcomes impacted by those programs.”. There are two strategic approaches for learning and development measurement. Your strategy should address both as both are relevant. Approach One: Everyday learning and development programs.

Training from the mall this month?


‘Tis the season for PTO. Workers will be working a lot less this month. From family obligations to holiday-related events to the holidays themselves, plenty of employees will be working remotely and taking time off in December. In fact, studies show that workers request time off in December more than any other month, including even July and August, prime vacation months. It might be the holidays, but that doesn’t mean you should skimp on training.

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Top L&D books for ambitious learning leaders in 2020


What are the best Learning and Development books to keep you a step ahead in your career? We’ve asked some of the biggest names in L&D this year on the Learning at Large Podcast for their book recommendations! Read on for the ultimate list of top L&D books that all learning leaders should read. Top 10 L&D books recommended by the experts. Leading Change, John Kotter. Recommended by Dr Iris Ware, CLO, City of Detroit – Episode 14. “It

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.

Sponge wins TJ Award for AstraZeneca’s Code of Ethics programme

Sponge UK

“Embedding Ethics in AstraZeneca’s DNA” scoops bronze award for Best Commercial Programme


How to Creative an Effective Diversity Training Program


If you’ve been tasked with starting a diversity training program for your company, you’re making the right move. Besides, making each and every one of your employees feel empowered and accepted at your company, it has business incentives as well. According to McKinsey & Company’s Diversity Matters report, companies in the top quarter for gender diversity outperform their competitors by 15 percent and those in the top quarter for ethnic diversity outperform their competitors by 35 percent.

Please Don’t Make Me Do This


Let’s see. you’ve checked your email twice, looked to see how much your bank account has changed in the last hour, played 2 games of Sudoku, and now you can’t think of anything else to keep you from making those dreaded cold calls. I mean, why should you be having to waste your time calling people who probably won’t be in their office anyway, or if they are, wouldn’t talk to you, and if they did. they wouldn’t be interested. It would probably be more successful if you called them tomorrow.


eBook Release: Measuring The Business Impact Of Your Learning Programs

eLearning Industry

Your learning program is a vital part of your organization’s L&D, but how exactly does it impact your business? By revisiting this tried-and-true framework and aligning it with modern learning, we can provide an actionable, step-by-step process that will maximize your ROI. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Training ROI Corporate Learning And Development eLearning eBooks eLearning ROI Measure Training Modern Learners

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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 to Upskill Your Employees with Business Application Training

Hurix Digital

Organizations across the globe today find themselves in the midst of a strange workplace dichotomy – on the one hand, many traditional jobs stand the risk of becoming obsolete in the face of automation. On the other hand, there is a severe crunch of qualified professionals to fit in the jobs created in this new digital economy. This is where business application training and other types of corporate training programs come into the picture.

Why Invest In An LXP For Personalised Learning: Delivering Impact And ROI

eLearning Industry

Learning Experience Platforms (LXPs) offer new opportunities L&D. They focus on the experience of the learner, rather than the management of learning, and are designed to place the learner at the centre of training and enable greater personalisation. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning eLearning eBooks eLearning ROI Personalized Learning User Experience User-Friendly LMS

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ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: New Trigger Workflow

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you want to make something happen in Articulate Storyline, Triggers are everything. They're so important to your success in Storyline that we cover them beginning in the opening minutes of our  Storyline Beginner class  and continue to teach them through the end of the  Storyline Advanced class.   A recent Storyline 360 update from Articulate has taken what was already a pretty nice trigger workflow and made it even better.

How An LMS Supporting The 70 20 10 Model Can Engage Your Employees

eLearning Industry

Knowing how an LMS engages employees and supports the 70 20 10 model is crucial to effectively utilize this blended learning strategy. Let’s run through the must-have features you should look for when selecting an LMS to implement 70 20 10 Learning and Development. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Employee Performance 70-20-10 Model Corporate LMS eLearning eBooks Employee Engagement LMS Features

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!

RIP Gamification


You may want to sit down for this, but gamification … it’s dead. Buried beneath a pile of points. I know it’s a shock, but when you think of what we asked of it, it’s hardly a surprise. I mean, we’re fighting for employee mindshare against attention-sucking behemoths like mobile devices, heavy workloads, and social networks, and we really thought a few drops of gamification could turn the tide?

Increasing Digital Classroom Engagement: Is the Learner’s Voice Missing from Your LMS?

eThink Education

The advent of virtual learning environments (VLEs) have revolutionized the way education is delivered and received. From K-12 to higher ed ucation , from non-profit to corporate , no sector of education has been untouched by the advances in online learning. Champions of this new mode of delivery and consumption have touted incredible gains in efficiency and reach.

Copyleaks Partners With Macmillan Learning To Help Reduce Plagiarism

eLearning Industry

Copyleaks' AI-based software to be integrated into Macmillan Learning’s digital learning platform. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

The Impact of Action-based Learning

Petra Mayer

In this following infographic, MyQuest demonstrates the importance for action-based learning and for building activities into your learning interventions. If you need any convincing, look at this statistic. Only 20% of information is retained when learned in a passive environment. This compares to 75% when the learner has a chance to practice what was learned. By actively experiencing the new content, the learner builds new connections between neurons, leading to greater retention.

[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.