Fri.Mar 15, 2019

Why There’s A Dire Need To Take L&D Seriously

eLearning Industry

Organizations usually complain about L&D not doing anything for them, while the converse of that is equally true. Most organizations are not doing enough for L&D, and they act surprised when they don't get results. This article discusses what needs to be done. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate Learning And Development Corporate Training Employee Performance

Are you going digital?

Clear Lessons

Are you going digital? Digital skills are vital now and a necessity in the not so distant future, but what does going digital really mean. What exactly are digital skills, asks Ady Howes? What is digital learning, and how do you get on the digital bandwagon? So what exactly is digital?

3 Common Goals of SMEs and IDs and their Role in eLearning Development

CommLab India

Both SMEs and IDs have a crucial role to play in eLearning development. Want to know more about their role in eLearning development? Check this blog! eLearning Design Instructional design

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Live Webinar: Microlearning - Why You Should Order the Nuggets!

Limestone Learning

“ Chicken, nuggets, poultry, meat ” by Hans Benn is licensed by Pixabay. We'll be teaming up with Lambda Solutions this Wednesday, March 20 to host another informative webinar: Microlearning - Why You Should Order the Nuggets!

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.

Moodle Workplace: New Functionality and Features for Moodle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Moodle Workplace: New Functionality and Features for Moodle. bill-brandon. Fri, 03/15/2019 - 01:00

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How do you price online training courses


How do you price online training courses? It’s a difficult question for many online training providers. In this article, we look at three pricing strategies and examine how a number of successful organizations price their training products and get a good ROI.

Take Your First Steps Towards Futuristic Software Training


Some years ago, I had joined SAP to work as a product manager for their Business Intelligence (BI) product. SAP BI an impressive product: massive and very comprehensive. With no better way available at the time to get us prepared for the job, L&D had us sit through three weeks.

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Who even takes notes anymore … #OpenBlog19

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

From the list of ideas/themes submitted to the #OpenBlog19 Google doc, I thought I’d pick up this idea that was posted – ‘Who even takes notes anymore …?’ ’ In the past I’ve written about the way I’ve changed my habits when note taking in meetings and at events, from Sketchnotes to Threaded-Tweeting. What has ultimately brought about these changes is both personal and professional. My handwriting is awful.

Fast-tracking New Hire Productivity for HVACRs


Businesses that employ Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) technicians need a solid strategy to overcome the realities of their future labor market. By 2026, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 15% growth in the need for HVACR mechanics and installers.

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Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

Using Virtual Learning Tools to Create Training Experiences


You’ve worked hard on your training presentation, incorporating graphics, interactive exercises and discussion groups. As you watch the faces of younger employees, you notice that many of them are looking at their phones, texting, or otherwise engaged with technology – but not the training.

Is sharing caring? #OpenBlog19

Learning with e's

Photo by Krzyboy2o on Wikimedia Commons This is a post for #OpenBlog19. I attended an event in Utrecht, in the Netherlands way back in 2007, at around the time that social media was emerging as a serious learning technology.

How do Lucky Learning Pros Find their Pot of Gold?


It’s St Patrick's Day weekend and millions of people around the globe are about to get their green on and go “Irish for a Day,” even if they don’t have a drop of Irish blood. Not an issue! That’s part of the fun.

When Struggle Helps You Learn: The Mechanisms Behind Productive Failure


Here is the first in our new series of articles focused on learning research and innovation, in association with the EPFL’s (Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne, Switzerland) LEARN Center.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

How To Get Learners To Pay Attention


Harvard Business Review's recent article "How to Get People to Pay Attention During Corporate Training" maintains that " precious little time or money is spent on preparing and enabling the mind of the learner" resulting in potential loss of investment - in a $160 billion yearly investment.

Soft Skills Series: Making the Case for Corporate Altruism – Episode 10

Learning Wire

In this new e-Book, Matthieu Ricard shares his teachings on corporate altruism. According to Ricard, altruism can improve company performance by strengthening interpersonal relationships among employees and improving leadership skills among managers. Matthieu Ricard and corporate altruism.

A Guide To Creating the Perfect Personality Quiz


Quizzes have been around for more than half a century now. The history of quizzes dates back to World War II.

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What are Scorecards and How Do They Work?

Growth Engineering

The Scorecard is a streamlined update of your general performance and level progression. Used in strategic management, this performance metric identifies key areas that need improvement. The post What are Scorecards and How Do They Work? appeared first on Growth Engineering.

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.

Announcing our Spring 2019 Update Release


If we could only use one word to describe our Spring 2019 update, it would be — better. A better way to get help, a better way to search, better UI & UX, and ultimately a better way for you to do your work. Let’s jump in and see what’s new. The Mega Help Menu. We’re not going to lie, we’re puffy-chest proud of the fact that TalentLMS has the flattest learning curve of any LMS in the market. We’re also aware that quite often software can make us feel like it’s personally victimizing us.

April 30th 2019: Developing Immersive for today’s learning blend- WEBINAR

Brightwave Group

Sign up to our new webinar where we will share with you all the insights from our recent Immersive Learning Studio Session. Brightwave’s Senior Consultant Olivia Lory-Kay will dissect the findings of our recent event , where we were joined by a team of L&D experts to unlock the potential of Immersive. Find out how to take a practical and common sense approach to fitting Immersive into the learning blend.

7 Reasons Why Graphic Designers Loathe eLearning Templates

eLearning Industry

An eLearning template is supposed to be the gift that keeps on giving, right? It might not, and here’s why! In this article, I’ll share the 7 top reasons why graphic designers loathe eLearning templates, along with tips to use them more effectively. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning Templates

2019 Learn-Wise Users’ Conference Recap


The Annual Learn-Wise Users’ Conference is a unique experience where attendees had the opportunity to learn more about Learn-WiseGo. Presentations included: Tips and Tricks for Mastering your LMS, Latest’s Enhancements and Integrations, Instructional Design Tips and more. This year, we had a great meeting with a very interactive group.

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.

Unleashing the power within: benefits of a knowledge-sharing culture

Learning Pool

Unleashing the power within: benefits of a knowledge-sharing culture We live in an age of unprecedented access to information. People regularly share and obtain knowledge through how-to and wiki sites or Social Media.

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The Onboarding Process: How To Help New Hires Adapt To A New Environment

eLearning Industry

Onboarding, the process of taking new hires and integrating them into the company, can be one of the most important processes within a company. It can help form invaluable first impressions in the minds of new staff, and it can also ensure that new hires have a long and fulfilling career with the company. Unfortunately, statistics show that nearly 22% of employees quit within the initial 45 days of being hired [1].

People development: growing talent for business success

Sponge UK

A global skills shortage, rapid workplace change, the need for agile employees, and digital transformation have created a perfect storm for people development

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Compliance Training Can Be Fun And Exciting

eLearning Industry

Compliance training does not always have to be mundane and boring; it can be exciting too! By using some animations or videos, real-life scenarios, and compelling stories, your compliance training can be effective and fun. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Compliance Training Corporate Learning Best Practices eLearning Scenario Tips Learners Engagement

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.