Thu.Jun 20, 2019

Cognitions By Contexts

Clark Quinn

I have, in the past, talked about the three cognitions: situated , distributed , and social. Similarly, I talk about aligning with the contexts: how we think, work, and learn. I then wondered about how they interacted. Naturally, I diagrammed it (surprise, right?).

What is Informal Learning?


When you think of the concept of learning, what do you imagine? Courses, instructors, exams, assignments? These are all substantial aspects of learning, but in truth, learning isn’t always so by the numbers. Informal learning is a type of learning that happens every day, whether we realize it or not.

Tips for Training Remote Employees and Turning Them into a Team

Your Training Edge

Remote employee training and development helps make people more productive individually, but the situation with remote teams is a bit more complicated. The productivity of a team largely depends upon the efficiency of communication and relationships between the team members.

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4 Ways Retail Companies Can Use Social Learning to Improve Onboarding


Retail companies face multiple challenges when it comes to onboarding and retaining new hires.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

Tips to Find the Most Effective LMS for the Manufacturing Industry


According to a skills gap study report, the manufacturing industry might end up with almost 2.4 million vacant jobs by 2028. Scarcity of potential talent will eventually decrease the manufacturing GDP, causing a massive financial strain on the industry.

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Safety Training Tips for Home and Work

ej4 eLearning

One of the things I love about what I do is knowing that the training ej4 provides not only helps our clients be more successful, but it also helps employees in their personal lives.

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3 Coaching Tips to Help Reps Overcome Sales Objections


If you were a movie producer, would you ever say this to your actors? Don’t bother coming to rehearsals. Just be poised and confident in front of the camera. Oh, and be ready to improvise in case the other actors see an opportunity to take the scene in a different direction.”. Probably not.

5 Simple Moves to Become a More Successful Leader


So you’re struggling to lead a team. It’s okay, it happens. After all, leading others in a professional setting is one of the most difficult skills to master.

How happy employees create happy customers

Rustici Software

Last month, I presented to the Nashville Network of Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA) and shared how we’ve built a remarkable place to work at Rustici Software and how that leads to providing exceptional service to our customers.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

8 Ways to Create a Better UX in Virtual Reality

Learning Solutions Magazine

8 Ways to Create a Better UX in Virtual Reality. bill-west. Thu, 06/20/2019 - 01:00

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From Off Hand to Hands-On: 4 Situations Simulations Make Sense in eLearning

CommLab India

Simulations are a boon to training and easy to include in eLearning. Read to know when simulations in eLearning make the winning difference. eLearning Design Instructional Design

How to Help Learners Struggling with E-Learning


How to Help Learners Struggling with E-Learning. There are many objectives for developing e-learning training courses but high on the list for most organisations is to improve employee performance. What happens, however, when employees struggle with the course?

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Why Become a Learning Organization?

Clarity Consultants

In order to become a learning organization, a few changes are typically required. This can include a shift in the company’s mindset as well as the adoption of learning and development (L&D) tools that can support your transformation. The post Why Become a Learning Organization?

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Group Structure: How to organize your Super Groups into a Group Structure by Regions and/or Products.


An organized Group Structure is critical for managing a large portion of users, as well as their performance. Super Groups and sub-groups will help you reflect your Company structure and better organize Lesson Plans Assignments and Group Management.

Sponge launches Cybersecurity Sorted

Sponge UK

New off-the-shelf mobile game ensures employees are a first line of defence for businesses

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On measuring the impact of learning


The business world is in continuous transformation ever since the digital revolution started and companies need now more than ever to have effective L&D programs and streamlines in place so that they can meet all challenges with well-trained employees.

What Is Soft Skills Training And Why Is It So Important?

eLearning Industry

Want to improve your employee’s soft skills? The most effective way to do so is through game-based training. Games provide a fun and safe environment to learn, practice, fail, and ultimately master critical skills. But not all games are created equal. This article outlines a variety of solutions.

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.

Kajabi vs Thinkific: What Course Platform Should You Use?

Sell Courses Online

The post Kajabi vs Thinkific: What Course Platform Should You Use? appeared first on Sell Courses Online. If you are looking for a platform to build your online course or membership site, there are some promising ones to choose from.

7 Expert Tips For Making Better eLearning Videos

eLearning Industry

Visual information is processed much faster and is easier to remember than text-based information. So why wouldn’t you use that to your advantage? Here are 7 expert tips to help you build engaging eLearning video courses! This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Video-based Learning Audio In eLearning Mobile Learning Storytelling In eLearning Video Production Best Practices

Will AI transform eLearning?

Harbinger Interactive Learning

We are already experiencing how AI is affecting some facets of our lives. How you ask?

Degreed + Pathgather: Best. Year. Ever.


Pop a bottle of bubbly. It’s been exactly one year since we announced that Pathgather and Degreed would be joining forces to take skill building, measuring, and communicating to unforeseen heights.

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

Gamification & Microlearning: The perfect combination


Technology has radically changed how companies train employees within a company. Have you noticed? Gone are the hotel conventions, the endless and boring face-to-face training sessions, the reading of incomprehensible manuals.

7 Ways to Improve Your Google E-A-T Rating

Hurix Digital

Is your website ranking fluctuating? Have you recently experienced a major dip in your traffic? These changes could possibly be due to: E xpertise. A uthoritativeness. T rustworthiness. E-A-T! In 2018, E-A-T emerged as one of the biggest algorithm shifts seen by Google in a year.

Flash to HTML5 – The Impact on Elearning and Online Courses – Part 1


Adobe has announced its decision to not to support, update, and distribute Flash Player from 2020.

How L&D Can Deliver Real Strategic Impact to the Organization

Enyota Learning

We keep saying that Learning and Development departments are crucial to an organization’s success. We believe that they have the power to drive the winds of change for any firm. But how can the L&D function become truly strategic?

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