Wed.Oct 02, 2019

Back to (Virtual) School: 5 Tips to Overcome Employee Training Challenges


While we usually think of fall as the time children return to school, it’s also perfect for recommitting ourselves to workplace learning. Regular training can help any employee perform at peak efficiency and develop new skills, keeping them satisfied and ready to tackle new tasks.

Reversing Common E-Learning Misconceptions: 4 Essential Modifications for Successful Self-paced Training

Training Industry

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4 Ways to Avoid One of the Most Common Training Mistakes

Kirkpatrick Partners

We see so many training professionals committing this career-shortening mistake. Here are four ways to avoid it

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Explaining with buckets – an unusual analogy in adult learning

Adult Learning with Technology

An unusual title I know, but I wanted to share a technique I’ve been using for many years with adult learners when needing to describe something. I’ve found that you. Adult Learning eLearning eLearning Tools Tips

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.

When Does a Blended Learning Approach Work Best? [Infographic]

CommLab India

The benefits of blended learning are aplenty, but that does not mean it succeeds in every learning situation. Learn where blended learning works best. eLearning Design Blended Learning

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Podcast 27: What Makes Microlearning Work? – With Karl Kapp

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 27 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. EPISODE 27 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Microlearning. I hear about it on a daily basis.

Personality Tests Could Harm Efforts to Increase Diversity

Learning Solutions Magazine

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7 Tips To Collect Valuable eLearning Feedback With Employee Training Software

eLearning Industry

Have you been pondering whether your online training course leaves a lasting impression? Online training courses take a lot of time to develop and their main objective is to hone the skills and talents of your team.

The Importance of Multicultural Marketing


Multicultural marketing is aimed at different cultural audiences. It is typically built around a specific ethnic group’s cultural traits (e.g. their traditions, customs and celebrations).

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.

Why Your Training Company Should Be Hosting Events & How To Do It Well


Last week, we launched our first ever episode of the Everest Podcast. The Everest Podcast’s aim is to offer helpful insights; tips, and lots of sound advice on a broad number of training related topics.

How to Enhance the Induction and Onboarding Training with Mobile Learning

EI Design

We all know how time consuming and challenging the recruitment process is. Once the right candidate is selected, the mandate of getting him/her inducted and onboarded swiftly and efficiently is the next challenge.

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ELC 057: How To Plan And Design Microlearning

The eLearning Coach

In this episode, the authors of Microlearning Short and Sweet clarify misunderstandings about microlearning and provide best practices for planning and designing it. Podcasts

Doing workplace diversity and inclusion properly

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year, on the morning of June 5, Sephora closed all of its U.S. stores, distribution centers, call centers and its corporate office to host hour-long “inclusion workshops” for its employees.

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.

Theories And Models Behind Instructional And Visual Design Strategies

eLearning Industry

Have you ever wondered why you were advised to use active voice or to follow minimalism? Did you ever think about why you have to follow such guidelines? We intuitively know that these are the right things to do, but it helps to understand the theoretical framework that supports the right things.

Learner First Model Part 8


Test Your Training Before Roll Out. This blog is from a 12 part series about our learner-first training model. If you’d like to read more about the learner-first model, you can check out the other articles in the series, or download a free copy of our ebook. The Learner First Approach.

7 Amazing Podcasts For eLearning Professionals

eLearning Industry

Podcasts are one of the most popular forms of distributing content in 2019. Podcasts educate, inform and entertain listeners. In this article, we will look at 7 great podcasts for eLearning professionals. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Are you experienced? An insight into Learning Experience Platforms

Learning Pool

The latest buzzword in the learning world is ‘LXP’, which stands for Learning Experience Platform. It might sound like the emperor’s new LMS, but that’s not the case with our LXP, Headstream. The emperor’s still fully clothed, but he’s also got a fancy (yet functional) new hat to complete the outfit.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Connect with LearnUpon at Degreed LENS


Over 400 leaders in technology, business, and learning will gather in Austin on the 9th and 10th of October for Degreed’s biggest event of the year, LENS 2019.

Expertise and Feedback: Online Collaborative Learning Enables Access to Both!

Intrepid Learning

Technology-based collaborative learning exposes learners to more of their peers’ points-of-view than is possible during event-based learning, where a learner’s exposure is limited to which attendees are in their immediate vicinity.

How to Use Totara Learn for Retail Training

eThink Education

According to The Balance Small Business , retail is defined as “a sale of goods to end users for use and consumption by the purchaser.”

Get Over Yourself: Profit Centers Are Under More Pressure Than Cost Centers

eLearning Industry

Learning practitioners and those leading the learning function complain that they're seen as a cost center and are always the first to be asked to cut costs. Well, that's not entirely true. Profit centers are under much more pressure to deliver cost reductions.

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Choosing the Right Technology for External Training

According to Talented Learning, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace. But of course, not all platforms are created equal. In this eBook, Skilljar will discuss the key components of an external training LMS, and why they’re essential for a well-designed customer training program.

3 Unconventional Ways to Motivate Employees When You’re the Boss


Your employees are the lifeblood of your business. Their engagement, motivation, and effort help drive your results, and quite often, they are the potential future leaders of your company. However, even when you provide meaningful work opportunities, there is no denying that the day to day grind can wear down on you and your team. Burnout is now recognized as an official medical diagnosis by the World Health Organization, and it can rapidly deplete your team’s productivity.

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The Innovator’s Guide to Learning Technology


Two of every three learning and development (L&D) leaders are looking for new solutions to transform their people and their organizations. But the marketplace has gotten noisy. Very noisy. There are over 1,000 learning technology systems and tools out there for all kinds of development. Everyone is confused about which technologies to use, and how they’re all supposed to fit together.

8 Benefits of Simulation Training Compared to Other Methods in Corporate Training

Designing Digitally

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Common Mobile Learning Mistakes to Avoid

Ed App

Corporate training was once all about sessions being held in a brick-and-mortar classroom setting. But with the rapid rise of the number of smartphone users, mobile learning solutions have shifted from being part of the process of playing a pivotal role in corporate training strategy. This is because most organizations are adopting technology-aided learning to enable their employees to store, create, and deliver innovative ideas at the workplace.

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.