Tue.May 22, 2018

The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

Origin Learning

Earlier blog posts have stressed on how workplace learning has evolved over the years and L&D managers are re-inventing the wheel to meet the demands of the ‘millennial audience’. In this blog post, we examine ‘informal learning’ and see how it can play a major role in modern workplace learning.

6 Steps For Successful Corporate Training Video Production

Dashe & Thomson

Videos are some of the best training tools available in today’s corporate world. For one, they bring concepts to life and engage learners on an emotional level. Would you rather read a complex manual on how to fix a leaky faucet, or watch a five-minute YouTube video on the subject? It is often more convenient and cost-effective to produce training videos than it is to organize in-person training, especially if you’re dealing with audiences spread across multiple shifts, locations, or time zones.

eLEARNING: Create a Course with Impact

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Alex Genadinik Given the powerful eLearning tools available today (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia to name just a few of your options), it's easier than ever to create eLearning. What’s not so easy is creating a course that will have a positive impact on your learners and, if you’re making your content available commercially, make money for you.

Is Microlearning More Than Just Slicing and Dicing Content?

CommLab India

This blog talks about the current training challenges being faced by organizations and how microlearning has evolved as the perfect answer to these challenges. Learning Technology microlearning

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Classroom training and E-Learning are the least valued ways of learning. This is what it means for L&D

Jane Hart

Although entries are still being accepted for the 7th Learning in the Workplace survey, here is a screenshot of the results as at 21 May (from 5.5K+ responses). What do these results mean for L&D? I think they mean THREE key things. Modern Workplace Learning

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Adapting elearning. Increasing learning impact with personalisation

Kineo

Today 63% of us use AI such as predictive typing every day without even realising it, according to a survey from HubSpot. So if that figure is to be believed, then the workplace of the future might already be here? Insights

eLEARNING: Create a Course with Impact

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Alex Genadinik Given the powerful eLearning tools available today (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia to name just a few of your options), it's easier than ever to create eLearning. What’s not so easy is creating a course that will have a positive impact on your learners and, if you’re making your content available commercially, make money for you.

The lighter side of Learning and Development

Adult Learning with Technology

I wanted to give a shout out to Clint Clarkson, the creator of the L&D Scene comic strip. I’ve been following Clint on Twitter and we’re also connected on LinkedIn. His comic strips provide a light heartiness approach to Learning and Development, and often hits the mark on where I’m at in my L&D career. […]. eLearning Fun L&D Learning and Development Linkedin Twitter

How Effective are Current Online Employee Training Solutions in Combating High Attrition Rates?

ProProfs

Have you ever thought why some organizations grow continuously while others get stagnant? Is it because of no or fewer employee benefits, lack of training or probably both?

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

What Online Video Platform is Most Popular for Screencasts?

Visual Lounge

At TechSmith, we’ve helped customers publish over a hundred million videos over the last decade using our desktop products Camtasia , Snagit , and Jing. We have helped our customers share videos to their storage destination, and learned a lot in the process.

Blending Classroom Training and eLearning [Infographic]

CommLab India

Learn about the What, Why, and When to use blended learning to maximize training efficiencies. eLearning Design Blended Learning

50 Tips for Better Video

Visual Lounge

Straight from the studio, we’ve put together this infographic of fifty practical tips that will drastically improve the quality of your videos.

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eLBX Session Sneak Peek #4

eLearning Brothers

eLBX 2018 is getting closer and closer and we’re revealing more eLBX sessions every day. We are so excited to host Dr. Karl Kapp for an exciting session on how to use gamification to make an impact. Games, Gamification and Game-Thinking: Making an Impact with Learners.

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[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

5 Proven Ways To Create Great Help Content

Visual Lounge

Imagine a giant net under a trapeze rig, ready to cushion a flyer if he or she falls. Without the net, would the trapeze artist have the courage to fly at all? Or would they bail out entirely? Now imagine your company’s help content as that safety net.

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Using Subtle Animations & Transitions

Mike Taylor

Animations and slide transitions are something that fall into the “just because you can doesn’t mean you should” category. However, when used well they can bring focus to the right things and add a degree of polish that can make your designs feel a bit more polished and professional.

Take Your Mobile Learning To The Next Level With Creative Design Strategies

Tesseract Learning

Mobile learning is increasingly being adopted thanks to creative designs that can be used

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How to Report on your Customer Training Programs

LearnUpon

Training customers with an LMS is a great way to improve their experience with your product or service. In a previous post, we’ve detailed how customer training helps to boost customer retention and increase revenue. .

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

The Popular Trio of Rapid Authoring Tools for Custom E-learning

CommLab India

In the hands of an instructional design expert, the three rapid eLearning authoring tools discussed in this blog can be leveraged to accomplish the toughest of requirements in a fraction of the time. Read on to know more. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

Leaders in the Limelight: Meg Petersen

Learning Solutions Magazine

Leaders in the Limelight: Meg Petersen. susan-jacobs. Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:00

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Why Online Information Security Training Makes a Difference

CommLab India

People are the weakest link in the information security of an organization. This blog makes training managers aware of the benefits of training them through an online course on information security. eLearning Design Information Security Training

Enterprise L&D As The New Engine For Business Success

eLearning Industry

For the following reasons, companies must go beyond simply adopting the latest technologies in order to compete. Continuous learning programs are key to helping businesses gain an edge over competitors. That’s why L&D should be seen as a business process innovation solution that will increase revenue and drive faster innovation, and there are several key aspects of this new approach. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

Toolkit: iSpring Suite 9 Adds a Lot of Great New Features

Learning Solutions Magazine

Toolkit: iSpring Suite 9 Adds a Lot of Great New Features. joe-ganci. Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:00

Why You Should Adopt The Combination Of Microlearning And Mobile Learning In 2018

eLearning Industry

Fueled by a wider adoption of mobile learning, microlearning based training has gained momentum in the last 2 years. In this article, I outline why you should adopt a combination of microlearning and mobile learning in 2018. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Mobile Learning Corporate Training Micro Learning Micro Learning Best Practices Mobile Learning Trends

Podcast 9: Association LMS Trends – With Linda Bowers of WBT Systems

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 9 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page.

xAPI vs SCORM – Which is Better?

Riptide Software

By the time you’re done reading this, you’ll be able to clearly articulate the differences when it comes to xAPI vs SCORM. One of the most critical pieces of information to understand when addressing these two specifications is that xAPI … Read More. The post xAPI vs SCORM – Which is Better? appeared first on Riptide Elements. xAPI SCORM xapi

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Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.