Tue.Apr 23, 2019

How to Spot a Training Opportunity for Businesses

LearnDash

Support workers when they need training (and not when they don’t). Corporate e-learning is a large segment of the online learning industry that faces its own set of unique challenges. One of the biggest hurdles these organizations must overcome is identifying when their employees need training so that they can offer assistance effectively. A missed training opportunity could cost an organization thousands of dollars in lost productivity, dissatisfied customers, or failed compliance tests.

A Simple Way to Work with Subject Matter Experts

Rapid eLearning

Subject matter experts often play a key role in the development of your e-learning courses. We’ve covered this quite a bit in previous posts and in a free e-book available to you through the e-learning community. You can find the links below.

7 Shocking Ways the Internet of Things Has Changed e-Learning Process

Your Training Edge

Did you know that the total spending on the Internet of Things is expected to reach $1.2 trillion in 2022? And a study has shown that the number of Internet of Things connected devices will reach 75.44 billion by 2025. These numbers show that the Internet of Things will keep growing as time flies.

How to win at gamification in elearning, every time!

Elucidat

Gamification; gamified learning; serious games. Whatever term you prefer, games and elearning have something of a chequered history! Once the thing everyone was talking about, then something most people were only talking about (and not really doing), and more recently a bit of an abandoned bandwagon.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Reflection on reflection

Clark Quinn

Of late, there’ve been a few dialogs on Twitter. As I opined in the recent podcast I was interviewed in, using Twitter for a dialog is kind of new. I’m not talking about a tweet chat like #lrnchat (which I think is a great thing), but a out-loud dialog with others weighing in.

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ELC 055: What You Need to Know About Cognitive Load

The eLearning Coach

John Sweller, who formulated cognitive load theory, explains how instructional designers can design more effective learning experiences. Podcasts

How to Encourage Management Buy-In Using LMS Learning Analytics

Lambda Solutions

Every organization has its own set of goals, unique methodology, and a particular way of using their LMS to serve learners and provide training. Because of this, it’s important that you choose the right analytics when presenting your program to management.

The Role of Managers in Modern Learning

InSync Training

Trainers must not only support learning objectives, but also business goals. More often than not, our stakeholders include our learners’ managers. Their involvement in our initiatives impact the outcomes we see. In our experience, if managers undervalue components of a blend – for example, virtual classroom sessions – their teams will lack the necessary support and resources they need in order to successfully participate in learning activities. The best bet for overcoming leadership leeriness?

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5 Books to Inspire Leadership and Innovation

CommPartners

In the spirit of today being World Book Day, we have compiled a list of some of our staff’s top book recommendations for e-learning leaders. These books fulfill different needs in our lives, whether it is to inspire or inform.

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.

5 Overused Buzzwords in HR

Nvolve

When you work in Human Resources, you are the go-to for all things recruitment, for onboarding when you hire the newcomers and for being the access point to the company should anyone need, want or require assistance.

Why Video is Important: What You Need to Know

Visual Lounge

These days organizations are expected to create all types of content: Emails. Blogs. Videos. Infographics. Presentations. Podcasts. Social media posts. It’s not a matter of one solution being right and the other wrong.

How Your Training Program Can Lead to a More Sustainable Business

BizLibrary

Your training program can be an ongoing source of knowledge and hope that moves employees to work toward sustainability at work and at home. . The post How Your Training Program Can Lead to a More Sustainable Business appeared first on BizLibrary. Article competitive advantage employee training

It Takes More Than Just Sticks and Spit: How to Build Your Foundation on Degreed

Degreed

Ask anyone at Degreed who’s spent any amount of time with me and they’ll tell you my dislike for the word “implementation” to describe what our team does.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Blended Learning and Tracking Offline Learning – The xAPI Way

CommLab India

SCORM can’t track all offline activities involved in blended learning. Read to know how xAPI aids in tracking even offline learning activities. eLearning Design LMS Standards

How to Publish to xAPI (Tin Can) with Articulate Storyline 3

LearnUpon

In this guide, we show you how to publish your Articulate Storyline courses in the xAPI format. xAPI, also known as Tin Can, was intended to be SCORM’s successor.

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How To Choose The Right Kind Of Video For Your Employee Training

eLearning Industry

Video-based learning has become an important part of corporate training delivery today. In this article, I share pointers that will help you identify what training videos would work best for your employees. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Don’t Assume Sales Managers Know How to Coach

Allego

Behind every good salesperson is an effective sales manager who mentors, coaches and supports – that’s the goal, anyway. But most people aren’t born sales managers; often, they move up the ranks from top performing sales rep to a leadership role, so they typically need guidance and training.

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.

Take Learning to the Next Level

CLO Magazine

Augmented reality has received plenty of buzz over the past few years, and as the technology advances and becomes more commercially available, its applications are becoming more diverse and innovative. Perhaps the most interesting is its potential in learning and development.

5 Mobile Learning Barriers And How To Overcome Them With A Mobile-Friendly LMS

eLearning Industry

While mobile learning opens doors for a new kind of workplace learning experience, it comes with its challenges. The key to a strong learning strategy is preparing for these barriers and understanding how to overcome them; a mobile-friendly LMS can help.

How to Empower Frontline Employees with Mobile Training

Kitaboo

Frontline employees are the ones who frequently interact with clients. These customer-facing employees are part of various departments such as sales, marketing, retail, hospitality, etc.

5 Examples Of Immersive VR Training Solutions To Increase Training ROI

eLearning Industry

Are you considering a VR training solution to help increase your ROI? In this article, I review 5 examples of companies that have already implemented this learning tool and share the success they have seen. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

How to Link Images for Super Fast Content Updates

Mike Taylor

Simple Solution for AutoUpdating Office Content. Sometimes a solution for a problem is hiding right under your nose. For example, I recently started working on an enterprise software roll-out and one of the challenges we’ll face is building content before the system is completed.

Free eBook: Establishing A Learner-First Training Model

eLearning Industry

Always focusing on the learner is the first priority and what makes a learner-first training approach so effective.

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Relationships: The Secret Sauce for Marketing Your L&D Function In Your Company

ReadyTech

Know your target audience and build relationships throughout the organization. strategy

When it is time to change your business LMS

Matrix

Purchasing a new LMS is a serious undertaking for any organization. There are several steps to be checked, quite a few things to be investigated, numerous stakeholders to be interviewed and not a small amount of negotiation with the vendors.

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.