Mon.Aug 14, 2017

The NexGen LMS Grid

eLearning 24-7

It’s been a long time coming. One Grid that goes beyond the Quadrants of the world, the other type of grids focusing on the space, the vendors that make it based on a variety of factors as defined by the firms themselves. I totally get it.

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Microlearning: Leveraging Your Business Results From Effective Training


As technological innovations change our day-to-day lives, we must address the impact technology has on how we learn and work. With the complete overhaul of thinking ability, technology has also changed the ways employees do their jobs and look for information for improvement.

Coaching as a Training Resource

Your Training Edge

Even if the recession is beginning to back off, it may take some time to build budgets and training staffs back to a serviceable level. Plus, one of the hard facts of the ongoing financial crisis is that organizations will have to emerge with much more lean and efficient training staffs and programs.

Enhance Digital Learning Experiences with Video

B Online Learning

I love a good vid. In this age of Netflix, Stan, Foxtel Now and YouTube, you can be pretty much guaranteed to find something you want to watch that is engaging and entertaining. Pretty much any interest you have can be ‘googled’ and located not only for entertainment purposes but also for learning.

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.

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Six Proven Steps for Successful LMS Implementation (Part 5 of 6)


Step 5 of the successful implementation of an LMS is User Acceptance Testing. This is a major step involved in the entire process, wherein your organization tests the overall working of the LMS provided by the vendor to make sure it is bug-free, and is delivered as requested.

How to Localize Your E-Learning Training (and Get Ahead of the Competition)


E-learning plays a vital role in corporate training. Every course should be developed at a consistent level of high standards. If you are or you would like to be a global player, you need to provide the same level of training to all your employees.

Enhance Digital Learning Experiences with Video

B Online Learning

I love a good vid. In this age of Netflix, Stan, Foxtel Now and YouTube, you can be pretty much guaranteed to find […]. The post Enhance Digital Learning Experiences with Video appeared first on B Online Learning. Articulate Design Development

Where Have All the People Skills Gone

Training Industry

Recently, a large group of public school teachers participated in a summer workshop focusing on workplace changes and improvements. During the workshop, the facilitator asked this question of teachers with more than 10 years of experience: “How do kids of today differ from kids of 10 years ago?” The response was nearly universal: Kids of today are more technologically savvy and dependent; however, there has been a definite erosion of their interpersonal skills (e.g.,

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.

Steps to Implementing a Learning Management System

CommLab India

This post takes you through the various steps involved in LMS implementation and highlights some common mistakes organizations end up making. Learning Technology LMS

Using Performance-Focused Smile Sheet Questions -- Even One!

Work Learning

Mark Jenkins, a long-time technical trainer and buzzmudgeon, now providing concierge service on learning technologies, audio-video, and one-note at inforivers , recently used a performance-focused smile-sheet question at the end of one of his public training sessions. He used just one question!

The Importance of Establishing a Strong Corporate Training Culture


The Importance of Establishing a Strong Corporate Training Culture By Dave Wilcox, LearningZen CEO Most companies state that they want to build a culture that embraces training, but many fall short when it comes to following through on this goal.

The State of Sales Training ROI


First in a series of posts about the ROI of sales training. As mobile video-based sales learning platforms move beyond visionary early adopters and into the mainstream, Allego has been working with customers to more thoroughly capture and measure the business impact of investments in sales learning.

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How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

How to deal with internal requirements?

Melon Learning

Even though eLearning is not a new approach to sharing knowledge and developing skills and competencies within organizations it is far too often misunderstood, not given enough credit or simply fails to get buy-in even when the need is clearly there.

One Lesson You Can Learn From Jordan Spieth to Be Successful


Jordan Spieth is on the verge of making golf history. At just the ripe age of 24, Spieth has won three legs of the career Grand Slam (winning all 4 professional golf majors).

Why and how you should foster a culture of collaboration

Pure Learning

Collaboration is at risk of becoming yet another hollow buzz word. There, I said it. There seems to be a modern trend sweeping the workforce at the moment.

Use your Training Intake Process to Improve Alignment and ROI

Actio Learning

If your L&D organization is like most, requests for training arrive in the inbox all the time. The volume, the variation in type and quality, and the myriad ways the requests arrive can make each day a challenge.

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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.

E-learning – Propelling the Knowledge Economy of Independent India

CommLab India

On the occasion of India’s 70th Independence Day, this post examines the role of e-learning in imparting the knowledge and skills needed by the 21st century Indian. eLearning Design independence day

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Teach a Man to Fish: The Business of Elearning

Designing Digitally

Elearning isn’t immune to the age-old debate between traditional ways of doing things and new methods. Some push for the latest trends, legitimate or not, while others hold tightly to the way they’ve “always done it.”

Advantages of Localization to Break the Barriers of Geography in Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

This infographic lists the advantages of localizing online courses. Training Translations Translations & Localization

Workplace Elearning Reaches Maturity

The E-Learning Curve

We have all had a conversation with a more knowledgeable colleague where we've discussed solutions to a challenge we've encountered in work Continue Reading → The post Workplace Elearning Reaches Maturity appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Constructivism Workplace Learning corporate learning environment holistic learning knowledge worker learning curve multidimensional learning organizational development organizational learning workplace learning

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Another Reason to Learn About Performance-Focused Smile Sheets

Work Learning

This has been a great year for the Performance-Focused Smile Sheet approach. Not only did the book, Performance-Focused Smile Sheets: A Radical Rethinking of a Dangerous Art Form , win a prestigious Award of Excellence from the International Society of Performance Improvement, but people are flocking to workshops, conference sessions, and webinars to learn about this revolutionary new method of gathering learner feedback. Now there's even more reason to learn about this method.

JavaScript Drives Engaging Web Content—and eLearning by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Using JavaScript, eLearning developers can add animation, automate some tasks, create simple games—and more. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Getting Started

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Pro Tip: Support Informal Learning with Formal Training

ATD Learning Technologies

Modern learning truth: everything’s a blend. Our audience learns perpetually; they turn to Google and each other when they need to know something immediately. As learning and development professionals, we need to adapt our design and facilitation approach to accommodate this new global, mobile, social, and always-changing reality. It seems like an insurmountable task. We already struggle to gain buy-in from stakeholders when we update technology or learning models.

In Real Life: Self-Directed Learning Can Only Work If… by JD Dillon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Why self-directed learning? Why now? Here are six considerations L&D must address before venturing down the path of strategic. self-directed learning. Blended Learning Design Strategies Emerging Topics Management

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.

Send Us—and Accessible Elearning Development—to SXSW EDU 2018!

The Learning Dispatch

“Upvote” Our SXSW EDU 2018 Workshop: “Online Learning for Everyone! Designing for Access” Friends and partners, we have a chance to present an accessible elearning workshop at the SXSW EDU 2018 Conference and Festival next spring. It’s the SXSW-connected event in Austin for education, training, and professional development.

Learning Curves and the Workplace Environment

The E-Learning Curve

In their seminal 2001 white paper Dillon & Hallet suggest a useful interpretation of the learning curve, and introduce their concept of the e-learning curve. Continue Reading → The post Learning Curves and the Workplace Environment appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Learning Curve Constructivism corporate development knowledge worker learning curve workplace learning

Improving Operational Efficiency and Effectiveness

Powerhouse Hub

Have all your staff access the same content any time and from anywhere in the world