Thu.Aug 15, 2019

How to Create a Successful Corporate Training Program Without a Big Budget

TOPYX LMS

What is your company’s corporate training budget? Smaller than you’d like? You’re not alone. Many L&D and HR professionals are struggling to train employees without the dedicated resources they’d like. But that doesn’t mean you can’t create a great program. In fact, your budget is not as important to the quality of your training as you might think.

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How to Create a Data-Driven Learning Strategy

LearnDash

Learner data can help you create a course that better matches your organization’s needs. You’ve build an online course, but is it doing what you need it to do? This is one of the biggest challenges of online learning. With little-to-no face-to-face contact with learners, it can be difficult to know if your lessons are sinking in or doing any good. Fortunately, there is where a data-driven learning strategy can help.

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What Does the A in ADDIE Stand For?

InSync Training

The A in ADDIE stands for assessment , right? Or is it analysis ? I can never remember. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, an “analysis” is defined as, “the careful study of something to learn about its parts, what they do and how they are related to each other.” To analyze something is to separate a whole into its component parts, which allows a person to break something complex down into simpler and more basic elements.

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5 Reasons Why Self-Paced Training Is Highly Effective

Your Training Edge

At some point in your life, in one way or another, you have gotten curious over something and researched it. You have watched a video, read a book or an article, etc. and educated yourself on the matter. That’s because it is more of a concept, rather than a strict methodology. Self-paced learning adapts to the learner and their abilities to intake and process information. Self-paced learning is defined by the Business Dictionary as a method where the learner initiates the learning.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

4 top tips to combat the shrinking attention span of your employees

Axonify

Do you ever feel like it’s getting harder to focus? Between 24/7 news feeds, constantly refreshing social media channels, trending hashtags and switching mindlessly between browser tabs, you may find it’s more challenging than ever to prioritize your attention. It turns out, you’re not alone. According to a recent study conducted by a team of scientists … Continued. The post 4 top tips to combat the shrinking attention span of your employees appeared first on Axonify. Microlearning

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Best practices on measuring the impact of organizational learning

Matrix

Learning measurement is one of those topics that constantly seems to need revisiting. Because there is a lot of transformation in organizations as a whole and in their demands when it comes to L&D, programs have to evolve, become innovative and tailored to the specific needs of an ever changing audience.

6 Suggestions for Writing a Video Description that Will Rank Better

mysimpleshow

When it comes time to post your latest video, it’s critical to have a good video description to increase the potential views you’ll get. The video description should clearly give your viewers an idea of what the video is about, but can also be a great tool to send viewers to your website or social media. We understand that it can be difficult to write the perfect explainer video description, so we’ve prepared 6 suggestions to help you produce a great description.

Cloud-Based And Desktop Authoring Tools For eLearning: Which One Is Better For Online Training?

Dan Keckan

With the advancement of technology, authoring tools have, to no small extent, affected the way organizations manage their eLearning development. They're now shifting away from using tools that depend on lots of programming and design and focusing on authoring tools for eLearning development. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools Cloud-Based Authoring Tools Benefits eLearning Authoring Tools Comparison

6 Essential Components of Problem-Centered Learning in Online Training

CommLab India

Problem-centered learning in eLearning prepares learners to solve principle-based tasks. Check the 6 components of effective problem-centered learning. eLearning Design Instructional Design

[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.

6 Top Online Training Software Features To Look For

Dan Keckan

Deciding to switch from traditional to online training for your organization is a big step. But once you’ve finally made the leap, how do you decide which online training software to buy? In this article, I’ll highlight the top 6 features to look for in your next online training software. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Corporate Learning Management Systems Free eLearning eBooks LMS Features Online Training Software

Why Gamification is a Natural Fit for Sales Training

Litmos

Salespeople are notoriously tough. They have to be: it’s their job to hunt down prospects who will buy from them. . They endure a lot of rejection along the way, and some sales compensation models still mean that a salesperson’s salary is dependent on their sales commission, meaning reps have to make sales to make money. The very best salespeople are strong-willed and thick-skinned.

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Our New Sexual Harassment Courses Are Live!

Learn-Wise

The Learn-WiseGo Team is pleased to announce that we have finished the project to update & upgrade two of the courses from our extensive compliance course catalogue. We will be rolling out recently revised versions of our Sex Discrimination & Harassment in the Workplace courses that individually focus on supervisor interactions and employee interactions. So, what is new?

Automated Tools Fail in Quest to Predict Learner Success

Learning Solutions Magazine

Automated Tools Fail in Quest to Predict Learner Success. pamela-hogle. Thu, 08/15/2019 - 01:00

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Hey You, Get Off Oracle Ravello and Onto Our Cloud!

Cloudshare

When I first heard the news about the sinking of Ravello, the Rolling Stones hit, Get Off of My Cloud , popped into my head. It just seemed appropriate. Perhaps this happened to you as well? Regardless, if your business has been rocked by a dying cloud, you know you need to get off — now. When Oracle acquired Ravello Systems to grow its infrastructure as a service (IaaS) efforts during 2016, it hoped to enable customers to run any workload in the cloud, no matter the use case.

If You Do Any Work In NY State, You Must Train Employees About Sexual Harassment

TLNT: Training and L&D

New York employers and those out-of-state organizations who just sometimes have employees working in the Empire State have until October 9 to provide New York’s new mandatory sexual harassment training. Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Harassment Training, Learning & Development Featured legal issues

Caveo's Brian Ziemba Schools Us on Meaningful Train-the-Trainer Programs

Caveo Learning

ILT takes valuable time and resources on the part of your learners and your company. With numerous learning options available now, all parties have come to expect a high quality, engaging, and memorable classroom experience to guarantee a positive return on investment (ROI). Caveo instructional designer Brian Ziemba leads us through options for train-the-trainer programs to ensure success in your organization's learning efforts in the recent Training Industry, Inc.

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How to Convert a Word Document to SCORM in a Snap

iSpring Solutions

Do you want to make your employees study Word manuals, guides, and textbooks like model students? Let’s be honest —… Read More. How-to

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The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

Enter the Multiverse: Instant Content Integration

Degreed

With an ever-growing demand for diverse learning resources in today’s workforce, it’s becoming harder to navigate the vast ocean of available content. How do you find the right learning technology to meet the needs of all your employees? Training Magazine notes that “the #1 barrier to buyers’ satisfaction with learning technology is not user experience. It is the inability to integrate with multiple systems.” .

How Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Benefits Content Creators & Learners

Gutenberg Technology

The technology industry at large is constantly changing, and the eLearning subset of it is no different. eLearning online learning LTI

Blended Learning and Your LMS

Ziiva

“Gentlemen, start your blenders!”. That’s what I say when I order a smoothie. Alright, you got me, no, it isn’t. But wouldn’t that be a fun thing to say? Blending stuff is just fun in general: smoothies, paint, friend groups. You take separate things, mix ‘em together, and then you end up with a new, exciting, beautiful – maybe even delicious (I really want a smoothie, okay?) – outcome. In terms of learning, the idea of blending is also fun, exciting, and beneficial.

5 Real Examples of Coaching-Based Leadership

Cylient

We recently conducted interviews with participants who had completed Cylient’s Coaching in the Moment workshop , and in some cases, our Feedback in the Moment workshop as well. In these interviews, we asked: “What are you doing differently in the workplace after learning coaching-based leadership skills?” And our clients shared stories of conversations they’ve had where they integrated coaching approaches into day-to-day conversations in ways that positively impacted themselves and others.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

The Digital Geography of Quebec: 4 highlights

KnowledgeOne

Where are Quebecers at in their use of digital technology? This is the question that CEFRIO tries to answer every year with its famous NETendance survey. From its latest edition*, here are some figures on the administrative regions of the Belle Province. Data were collected in 2018. A connected Quebec. For all regions, 91% of adults have a residential Internet connection with a telecommunications provider. The Laval region leads the pack with 96 points.

Considering Outsourcing Online Learning Courses Using Off-the-Shelf Content?

ePath Learning

. Effective online training and development programs look to transfer knowledge and skills to employees, customer, and partners; however, there are various ways that companies choose to deliver their programs. Companies might choose to develop all of their online courses in-house, some may outsource their courses using a custom developer or purchase off-the-shelf content , and others might choose a combination of all three. Which way is the best? It all depends on your organization.

New webinar schedule

Unicorn Training

From September, we will be offering an exciting new selection of live webinar topics. Each month we will be focusing on a different hot topic as well as presenting a round-up of recent development and new features. Recordings of all of our core administrator webinar topics are available on Unicorn Help, meaning you can watch them on-demand as many times as you like. All the recordings are chaptered meaning you can quickly jump to the knowledge you need.

Speech Technologies in eLearning: Where to Use Them and How?

Belitsoft

The future of eLearning seems to favor personalized and unique experiences, automation, and data-based solutions. Success in this domain lies in effectiveness and technologies like speech recognition that enable an electronic device to understand and analyze spoken word

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!