Wed.Nov 06, 2019

Cognitive Load Theory and Employee Training


DAVE ANDERSON | 5 MIN READ. Thinking back, you can probably recall a class in school where you were always a couple of steps behind the teacher’s lecture. Or perhaps you’ve read a book that was so dense, you struggled to keep up with the plot. It wasn’t until you reviewed the notes from the lecture or reread a few pages of the book that a clear picture formed. In a perfect world, things would click right away but that is not how the memory works.

3 Unique Ways to Improve the Online Engagement

Your Training Edge

Every company starts with a dream, and every dream becomes a reality with a start-up. Most of the start-ups are huge on the idea and short on cash to make their presence felt in the market. . Unfortunately, nine out of ten start-ups fail , and that’s the fact that many entrepreneurs refuse to believe. Why? . There are several reasons, such as: . poor products. insufficient funds . lack of proper planning . poor customer interaction . improper allocation of funds . meager marketing .

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Building Trust

Clark Quinn

Some months ago, I talked about I was working virtually in a couple of instances. Using distributed tools, we’re able to coordinate and collaborate. One team got together physically last week to get work done. And the outcome was intriguing about how we’d ended up building trust virtually that manifested in the real world. This was an executive retreat for the officers of the board of a not-for-profit.

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When Are Different Corporate Learning Methods Most Appropriate?

Absorb LMS

An exciting feature of supporting corporate learning in our time is the variety of methods and techniques we have at our disposal. From traditional training to online courses to learning in the flow of work , each method has its own advantages and disadvantages. Determining the right solution for a particular project often involves weighing multiple variables. This short list highlights some of each method’s signature advantages and use cases, along with other considerations.

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 Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

We’ve all heard about today’s rapidly changing workforce dynamics and the critical shortage of qualified labor. Almost daily, new statistics highlight the need for effective skills training and professional development. In this environment, you’d think associations would be bursting at the seams with participants in member education programs.

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HTML5 – The Future of Responsive eLearning Courses

Swift eLearning Services

As Flash is going to disappear by 2020, The HTML5 has become the new standard in elearning industry with its features like responsive, Mobile-Friendly, accessibility etc.

How upskilling turned everyday employees into ardent advocates for change

CLO Magazine

Sarah McEneaney, digital talent leader for PwC. PwC may be best known as a tax and auditing services firm, but its consultants are expected to be knowledgeable about all financial and business trends. These days, most of those trends involve some level of digital transformation. “We We have a lot of conversations about what it means to be digital,” said Joe Atkinson, PwC’s chief digital officer.

Career Advice from the Pros: Starting a Sales Career in 2020? Do This

Sales Hacker

Sales development representative roles have grown 5.7X since 2012, according to LinkedIn’s State of Sales report. That’s a lot of new people entering sales! If you’re one of them, that’s both good news and bad: It means sales is growing, but you’re going to have a lot of competition getting started. So how do you stand out from the crowd? How do you jump-start your sales career and fast-track success?

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The Cognitive Science Behind Learning That Resonates: The AGES Model

Training Industry

The Cognitive Science Behind Learning That Resonates: The AGES Model - Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized neuroscience retention science of learning spaced learning

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Local Business Video Marketing – 2020 Guide, Strategies, Statistics


Local business video marketing is one of the most effective ways to engage with a local target audience. An excellent video marketing campaign will generate highly relevant and qualitative leads and improve your brand’s awareness in a local community. Most importantly, an effective local business video marketing campaign will help you improve your sales performance and customer base quicker than any other digital media strategy.

Organizational Change Management Turns Disruption into Opportunity

Absorb LMS

Change is hard. That’s equally true for rapid growth, layoffs, restructuring or a merger. Key objectives of organizational change management include minimizing disruption, reducing stress and reinforcing a company’s values, culture and mission. Leaders can accomplish this with planning, communication and training. Communicate with employees. Clear communication throughout the change is the place to start.

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eLearning Development And The Role Of SMEs

eLearning Industry

Not sure what an SME is? A Subject Matter Expert is the one that will make sure your online course is top-notch. Read on for more details! This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Development Best Practices Instructional Design Best Practices Online Training Subject Matter Experts

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance China and Speexx Win 2019 BOOAOO Award


The evaluation committee of the “BOOAOO Award,” the authoritative award in the field of online learning, awarded the Mobile Learning Application Award to Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance China Academy, along with its partner, Speexx. . The post Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance China and Speexx Win 2019 BOOAOO Award appeared first on Speexx. Company News News and Updates

Don't Pick Your Next LMS Until You Read This Guide!

With so many factors and people to consider, how do you make sure you pick the right LMS? It’s simple: This guide covers crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights, so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

Your Employees Deserve Better Training in 2020


Picture the following scenario: it’s early on a Friday morning and you usher your work team into the conference room for their quarterly group training activity. Your team seems low energy and not terribly committed to your presentation. You wonder to yourself, “how can I improve my team’s engagement… how can I get them to absorb this important information?”

5 Benefits Of Machine Learning In e-Learning


Even though most people must have heard about machine learning, only a few fully understand what it is, and it’s benefits to e-learning. There are many benefits of machine learning for online training. However, one needs to make use of the best practices to achieve the benefits and deliver a better learning experience. In this article, we’ll be looking at the benefits of machine learning and how it can improve online learning. What Is Machine Learning?

10 Tips to Optimise the Navigation in Your E-Learning Courses


10 Tips to Optimise the Navigation in Your E-Learning Courses. We have previously looked at the importance of spending time to optimise the navigation of your e-learning courses. As a quick recap, optimised navigation improves the learner experience as well as learning outcomes and return on investment. How do you optimise e-learning course navigation? The following 10 tips will help. Forward and Back Navigation. Give users a single method of navigating forward to the next slide.

Sales Training: Product Knowledge, Soft Skills, or Both?


A couple of years ago, I conducted a series of interviews with sales leaders as part of an in-depth exploration of success in sales. For the project, I talked to sales thought leaders, authors, and trainers, including Richard Harris , Mark Hunter of The Sales Hunter , Andrea Waltz , and Max Altschuler of Sales Hacker. I asked all of them about the most important skills salespeople need to close deals. Without fail, all the sales leaders brought up people skills. Waltz, the author of Go for No!

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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!

Seed the Culture Early: How to Prepare Top Job Prospects

Learning Solutions Magazine

Seed the Culture Early: How to Prepare Top Job Prospects. Marjan-Bradeško. Wed, 11/06/2019 - 00:00

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Why Design Thinking Is Your Answer To The Plight Of The Modern Learner

eLearning Industry

Become a master of the phases by learning how the modern learner can become accustomed to Design Thinking. And, through all these phases reach an educational climax where you increase adoption and engagement rates for your corporate training program. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Instructional Design Design Thinking Free eLearning eBooks

Training Need Assessment & Analysis: Is Training Really Needed?

iSpring Solutions

Imagine your company encounters a problem, and one of the higher-ups is convinced that launching a new training program might… Read More. Corporate Training

7 Writing Tips That Will Make You A Better eLearning Author

eLearning Industry

You might know your niche, but do you know how to sum it all up in a 1000-word article? This article features writing tips to make you a better eLearning author when guest posting online. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Career eLearning Blog Free eLearning eBooks Guest Blogging Writing In eLearning

[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.

Artificial Intelligence: 3 Promising Innovations From Quebec


Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more and more the subject of daily conversations. This technology, inspired by the functioning of the human brain, fascinates many, worries others while keeping many unaware of its concrete applications. Its possibilities are as numerous as they are diversified, as are the sectors in which it can be used. To help you get a head start on AI, here are three innovations, all from Quebec, that could each revolutionize their respective fields!

3 Employee Learning Myths Debunked: Competency, Retention, and Productivity


As technology reshapes the future of work, workers are struggling to remain relevant. In an edX survey conducted last year, only one fifth of respondents considered the education from their college major to be translatable to their current field and more than one third experienced a lack of proficiency in at least one new skill area or subject area of a current or past job. In other words, your employees are also feeling the skills gap.

Even better in person: The DevLearn experience

Rustici Software

I’ve been to my fair share of software conferences—many focused on eLearning—but this was my first time at DevLearn. And while every company exhibiting hopes to draw interest to their products, Rustici Software differentiated ourselves by bringing our “ask us anything, really” philosophy to our booth. That’s because we want conference attendees to leave our booth with more knowledge around eLearning standards than they had coming to DevLearn.

9 Reasons Why eLearning Is the Future of Education

Hurix Digital

“Over 30 per cent of higher education students are taking at least one distance course online in the USA. According to a report by KPMG, the online education sector will grow by 10 million users by 2020.”. The concept of traditional learning has been changed radically when classroom training was the only option for learners. With the increased adoption of the Internet and new technologies, it is possible to access quality education online using a computer and web connection.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.