Thu.Aug 13, 2020

Presentation Skills Training: Start With the Right Questions

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Many employees will eventually be in a position where they need to present information to a group of people. Whether it's a casual presentation in a small update meeting or a more formal presentation on a stage or in front of a large group of people, presentation skills training will be helpful. According to The Chapman University Survey on American Fears, public speaking is consistently ranked as one of the most common personal fears for Americans.

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Best Video Hosting Solutions for Online Courses


You’re creating a video series for your course. What video hosting platform should you choose? Video content is an almost-essential feature to online courses. While some course creators get by without it, most find that it’s a popular form of content, and one that enhances their credibility and increases the value of their course. However, while many course creators are capable of creating video content, they often get hung up when it comes to distributing it online.

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LXPs are possibly the Dungeons & Dragons of the Learning World

Upside Learning

So, Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) a fantasy role-playing tabletop game, that was invented in 1974 according to me and many others, is responsible for giving birth to many genres of gaming, and its features and ideas have inspired almost 40% of the games that we see. There wouldn’t be RPG (Role-Playing Games) or MMORPG’s (Massive […]. Upside Learning

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How LMS can help with Skill Management? - Gyrus


It is not training, but skills that allow people to succeed in their job, but skills. Employees may be compelled to attend training classes after training class, and they may even pass tests. However, while the trainer may be satisfied that his trainees have ‘learned’ what he was teaching them, it does not necessarily mean that they would be able to implement what they have learned in the real-life situations that they would be confronted by during everyday work.

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

How to Choose a Corporate LMS


See five thoughtful ways parents working at home during the pandemic can balance having kids under the age of 18 at home while also managing their workday and their stress levels. The post How to Choose a Corporate LMS appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices LMS Best Practices

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The New Future of Face-to-face Training: How COVID-19 Will Reshape Digital Learning and Working

Training Industry

The New Future of Face-to-face Training: How COVID-19 Will Reshape Digital Learning and Working - Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized COVID-19 digital communication digital learning digital skills remote learning remote work

How to Minimize Distractions in a Virtual Live Classroom


In the coming years, students ranging from early learners to university students are expected to largely replace traditional classroom environments with virtual platforms, including online demonstrations, lectures, and discussions between instructors and peers.

Creativity is a skill and it can be developed


To develop the skill of being creative, you need to think in three ways. Divergent thinking. Exploring lots of possibilities. Generating ideas that are novel, new, ridiculous, foolish-sounding, weird, goofy, exciting. Combinent thinking. Combine ideas across areas of knowledge. Connect ideas that seem to be unrelated to the problem you are working on to generate novel ideas. Convergent thinking. Most of us are pretty good at this. Select ideas, sort ideas, test and refine ideas.

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Harassment In The Remote Workplace

eLearning Industry

It’s easy to believe that workplace harassment and discrimination are only a problem when employees are together in one location. It can be just as much, if not more of a problem, in a remote work environment. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Compliance Training Corporate Training Employee Performance Remote Working Spotlight: Diversity & Inclusion

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

5 Hurdles to Scaling Virtual Reality Training & How to Overcome Them

Roundtable Learning

If you’re considering virtual reality training , then you know the benefits it can bring to your learners. Maybe you’ve even identified a vendor that would make a great partner to develop and deploy VR training. But now you have an important question from your executive team: ‘ How do we plan on scaling virtual reality training across all departments and locations? ’.

iFEST has gone virtual and we’ll be ‘there’

Rustici Software

Typically when August rolls around we’re gearing up for our annual trip to iFEST in Alexandria, VA. Hosted by ADL and NTSA , iFEST is a great conference that brings together people from the military, government, academic and industry sectors to discuss ways to evolve the distributed learning and training landscape.

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3 Key aspects of effective microlearning: How to do more with less


Change is the name of the game these days in business. Just consider your professional resolutions at the beginning of January this year. Things went fine for a while, business as usual, as people say. Then… the Covid-19 pandemic came in and changed everything. Restaurant owners went into the takeaway business; therapists began doing therapy online with their clients; school made a swift transition to remote teaching; my ballet trainer created a YouTube account and began posting workouts online.

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Connecting your training business with integrations

Arlo Training & Events Software

When your software systems talk to each other, your team can focus on building a great training business – not manually moving data around.? With integrations, you can transform your data and automate processes that weren’t possible before. Every training operation has some sort of management system in place, including yours!? Your current system might not have a flash interface – it might just be a collection of spreadsheets that you use to manage your training operations.

Don't Pick Your Next LMS Until You Read This Guide!

With so many factors and people to consider, how do you make sure you pick the right LMS? It’s simple: This guide covers crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights, so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

Top Business Communication Trends for Frontline Workers in 2020


The world around us is changing quite rapidly, and this is no different in the professional sphere. Here are just a few of the business communication trends going on in the world of frontline workers throughout this year and in the near future. Mobility Operations

Enabling Effective Compliance And Security Training

eLearning Industry

From new pandemic-themed attacks to the vulnerabilities of working from home, security threats continue to evolve but the importance of compliance holds steady. This article explores why creating a culture of continuous cyber hygiene and compliance training is critical. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Compliance Training Corporate Training Cybersecurity Training Employee Training Healthcare Training Safety Training

10 Best Features You Need in Your Online Assessment Software in 2020


“The students of the future will demand learning support that is appropriate for their situation or context. Nothing more, nothing less. And they want it at the moment the need arises. Not sooner, not later. Mobile devices will be a key technology to providing that learning support.”. – Dr. Marcus Specht, Professor of Advanced Learning Technologies, Open University of Netherlands.

Creating Learners That Teach Themselves

eLearning Industry

A self-directed learner is one that takes charge of their learning journey and seeks out new ways to grow professionally. Learn how to turn reluctant employees into enthusiastic learners. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Employee Engagement Adult Learning Company Culture Employee Motivation Self-Regulated Learning

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

A Practical Guide to PDF to FXL ePUB3 Conversion


Creating content, especially in the form of eBooks, has become more challenging than ever before. Not only do authors have to ensure that their content is compelling but also choose the appropriate enhancements and formats to create an engaging experience for their readers. With thousands of options to choose from and a range of devices to access digital content, readers can easily lose interest in the content if their experience is subpar.

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Entrepreneurship Interview 2: Sean Hall of Energx

Mobile Coach

Interview with Sean Hall of Energx. Vince Han, the CEO of Mobile Coach, has recently started a video series on LinkedIn where he does short interviews with many of the entrepreneurs that we meet along the way. On this episode, Vince chats with Sean Hall the founder of Energx. Vince and Sean discuss the utilization of every organization’s greatest asset, people. “It’s It’s amazing how many smart people aren’t looking after themselves with just the basics” -Sean Hall. Highlights.

Misadventures in Content Production: Copying & Pasting is Not Reuse


The term “reuse” gets thrown around a lot in regard to content management and maintenance, particularly when dealing with content at scale. But did you know that most content authoring and management tools that tout reuse are essentially just copying and pasting? Let’s be clear — copying and pasting is NOT reuse. True reuse allows organizations to utilize existing content in a variety of deliverables and output types (HTML5, Word, PowerPoint, SCORM packages, chat bots, etc.,)

5 Lesser-known Secrets to Get Your LMS Implementation Right

CommLab India

Are there any tricks for the hassle-free implementation of an LMS? Come, learn five lesser-known LMS implementation secrets which will put you, the trainer, in the front seat of your training management. eLearning Development Learning Management Systems

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[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

Culture and Compliance Training: How to Make Learning Engaging and Effective


Though compliance training may often consist of monotonous learning experiences, there are ways to improve engagement on an organizational level. The post Culture and Compliance Training: How to Make Learning Engaging and Effective appeared first on AllenComm. Compliance Training employee engagement

eBook Release: Building Your eLearning Brand 101

eLearning Industry

Training companies can’t settle for the "average" LMS. They need a Learning Management System that boosts sales, satisfies clients, and stretches resources. How do you know which eLearning software for training companies fits the bill and gives you the best ROI? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Corporate Training Companies eLearning eBooks Learning Management System Benefits Learning Management System Implementation LMS Use Cases

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7 B2B Sales Enablement Takeaways from Forrester’s Mary Shea


Sales enablement is having a moment. It’s more crucial than it’s ever been before, especially now that teams are facing new challenges of virtual selling during the pandemic. In February, just before organizations around the world began adjusting to most sellers and buyers working from home, I sat down with Forrester Principal Analyst Mary Shea to discuss sales training and productivity. Mary’s expertise is B2B sales with a focus on how business leaders can adapt to the empowered buyer.

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How Performance Support Tools Can Enhance Employee Performance?

Tesseract Learning

A good learning and development (L&D) professional is well aware that training is not the answer to all the learning needs that are identified in an organization. The ultimate goal of L&D is to help improve employee performance. To achieve that goal, L&D professional has to sometimes convince the stakeholders that performance support may be a better solution than training.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.