Thu.Jan 09, 2020

Tips for Writing Smarter E-learning Quizzes


Better E-Learning Quizzes Result in Better Knowledge Retention. E-learning, whether in a school environment or in the workplace, allows students and employees to take courses on their own time, at their own pace. Remote courses also give students ample time to review the material and ensure that they fully understand each module before moving on to the next.


Use a SMART Goal Setting Worksheet to Plan Your Year

ej4 eLearning

Everyone starts the new year off with resolutions and goals but you can start any day of the year with this goal setting worksheet. Any motivational speaker will tell you that you have a much better chance of achieving your goals if you simply write them down. Soft Skills


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3 Ways to Improve Your Company’s Customer Experience in 2020

Your Training Edge

As your company welcomes in a fresh new year, it’s always a good time to take a look at where things stand at this moment, reassess the business goals that have been set out, and look for areas of weakness that could benefit from some attention and help in 2020. As you conduct this company assessment, one area that should not be overlooked is the customer experience.


How an LXP Can Improve Retail Sales Training


Every employee in a sales position needs training that equips them with essential sales skills. Although most retail companies offer staff training, not all training is effective. In a study conducted by Training Industry, 43.5 percent of participants who had received sales skills training said the training program needed improvement. 1 Retail companies may see an increase in the effectiveness of a sales training program by implementing a learning experience platform (LXP).


How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

A resolution for 2020: meaningful learning journeys that stick!


A new year comes with new resolutions: lose those extra pounds, go to the gym more often (after all, you pay that annual subscription for a reason, isn’t it?), read more, spend less time scrolling on Facebook, cultivate more meaningful relationships, save more money, travel more, etc. There’s at least one for every person. However, all this enthusiasm to create a “better version of you” gradually fades away.


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How To Train Your Salespeople with Sales Programe

Growth Engineering

Sales training programs: Here’s our guide to putting together a sales training program that will get your salesforce happy, informed and hitting targets. The post How To Train Your Salespeople with Sales Programe appeared first on Growth Engineering. The Academy LMS Social Learning Online Learning The Academy Learning Management System Sales Training


Start the New Year Right by Focusing on Employees


Happy New Year! Are your learning programs ready for a fresh start or even just a little makeover? The name of the game is driving improvements throughout the organization and throughout 2020. If you need some extra motivation to create or enhance your learning programs, one fail-safe guiding principle is simply to focus on employees.


How the Cayman Islands Government is Building a World-Class Civil Service


We’ve heard watercooler complaints about employees being dragged away from their desks for formal training that interrupts the day. But what if you and your coworkers worked on three different islands, requiring trips on boats and planes for the latest mandatory training sessions? According to Gloria McField-Nixon, the Chief Officer for the Portfolios of the Civil Service, that’s how it used to be in the Cayman Islands.


Choosing the right elearning platform for 2020 and beyond


There is certainly no shortage of elearning platforms on the market these days. But before you even start exploring the specific solutions to your elearning needs in 2020, make sure you are fully clued into the different types of platforms and what they can (and cannot) do for you. After all, you want to save time by comparing apples to apples, not apples to oranges. Types of elearning platforms.


The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

4 Ways Technology Improves Teaching for the Next Generation

Kitaboo on EdTech

The effects of technology have been felt across the board. In education , students have benefited from using computers, smart devices, and tablets. Modern technologies, when implemented in the classroom to complement traditional teaching methods, can help professors teach better, and students retain the knowledge they gather. In the coming years, expect to see more cases of technology improving education. Just in the US alone, spending on education technology is now over $13BN.


2019 year in review: Our products

Rustici Software

2019 was a year of big changes, both within the eLearning space at large and especially for us here at Rustici. We changed our Rustici Software tagline from the eLearning standards experts to the eLearning technology experts. As we’ve watched the eLearning industry shift, we’ve noticed a few things: our customers’ eLearning programs are growing beyond standards, their eLearning technology stacks are becoming more complex, and they’re expanding their content distribution methods.


6 Ways Gamification Boosts Learning

Dan Keckan

Mary Poppins was right: "In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun, and snap! The job’s a game.". This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Gamification eLearning Games Gamification Benefits Gamification Tips Learning Solutions


Your WordPress LMS Freelance Business Transformation with Matt Inglot


Learn about how you can build your WordPress LMS freelance business transformation with Matt Inglot in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Matt shares his experience building websites for clients, and what it was like to move from brochure and marketing websites to building out specialized sites for memberships, e-commerce, and courses.


Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

7 Ways To Use Employee Onboarding Software To Train Your New External Partners

Dan Keckan

These days, most companies have external partners, whether it’s a remote tax consultant or a regional sales team. How can you reach and prepare them via employee onboarding software? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning eBooks Employee Onboarding Employee Training


Taking your training online—will it affect learning?


So you’re thinking about making the switch from classroom training to eLearning—maybe you’re looking to take advantage of the flexibility, cost-savings, and consistency that online training has to offer. But one thing is holding you back—you’re wondering if those advantages come at the expense of learning. That’s a great question! Impacts on learning should be top of mind when choosing a training option.


How Does AI Help Marketing Strategies In 2020?

Dan Keckan

Marketing is as fundamental to a business as its product or services. We might not realize it but a lot of products that we know today became popularly known because of their marketing campaigns. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Market Artificial Intelligence eLearning Marketers eLearning Marketing Machine Learning


Taking your training online—will it affect learning?


So you’re thinking about making the switch from classroom training to eLearning—maybe you’re looking to take advantage of the flexibility, cost-savings, and consistency that online training has to offer. But one thing is holding you back—you’re wondering if those advantages come at the expense of learning. That’s a great question! Impacts on learning should be top of mind when choosing a training option.


From Surviving to Thriving: Returning to what science says about how we think, work, and learn

Speaker: Clark Quinn, Ph.D., Author and Executive Director of Quinnovation

The pandemic and associated upheavals of 2020 have led to both the need and opportunity to rethink how we think, work, and learn. In this session, Dr. Quinn will go over the implications for learning and working effectively both in general and in this new era. Come see what L&D can, and should, do to help transform organizations to work smarter (and wiser)!

Customer Service Training Software: Why Every Company Needs It


“The best advertising is done by satisfied customers.” – Philip Kotler, marketing consultant. Seventy percent of customers’ buying experiences is influenced by how they feel they are being treated. McKinsey). A customer is 4x more likely to buy from a competitor if the problem is service-related rather than price or product-related. Bain & Company). It takes 12 positive customer experiences to compensate for one negative experience.


Customer Education and Training in 2020… and Beyond [WEBINAR]


Prophecy. Forecast. A hunch. Whatever you call it, everyone loves a good prediction. Sometimes we are amazed by the sheer awesomeness of those who can “tell” the future. Some use the stars and some prefer statistics. We occasionally find ourselves laughing at ridiculous predictions that don’t even come close to being true. If you believe in true prophecy, I may just have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell you.


Panviva: What Happens After Phase 1 Go Live?


You have successfully launched Panviva in your department. Now what? Where do you go from here? Phase 1 was just the start of your Panviva journey. Now that Panviva has been implemented, you need to start thinking about how to take it further. Here are three things you will need to do after your phase. The post Panviva: What Happens After Phase 1 Go Live? appeared first on CoreAxis. Panviva


An Onboarding Wishlist for a Not so Perfect World


The perfect employee onboarding program will look different for everyone, but these are a few of the key components we envision. The post An Onboarding Wishlist for a Not so Perfect World appeared first on AllenComm. Onboarding Training mentoring training technology


The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

Power Employee Onboarding Using a Learning Experience Platform

Learning Pool

Section 1: What is skills training? Section 2: How to create an agile business training course keeping your learners engaged. Section 3: Continuing professional development (cpd) – six best practices. Section 4: Developing an effective leadership style to improve performance and engagement in the workplace. Section 5: Features of effective leadership skills training. Section 6: What to consider before integrating training catalogues.


Transitioning to a Fun Instructional Design Career with Self-Teaching and Education

Caveo Learning

After 16 years in veterinary medicine, sales, and training and development, Kelly Roche decided to change careers and pursue learning and development. She found her first opportunities working as an adjunct instructor, instructional designer, and course developer. After a few years of self-teaching, Kelly decided to earn a Master of Education in Instructional Design.


9 Instructional Design Principles to Optimize Your Learning Initiatives

GoSkills eLearning

Familiarize yourself with these nine instructional design principles and how they can help you craft equally educational and engaging learning programs. Workplace training E-learning


Your Mastery of the Future of eLearning Starts Here, Today!

Learning Solutions Magazine

Your Mastery of the Future of eLearning Starts Here, Today! bill-brandon. Thu, 01/09/2020 - 00:00


The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Design for success and measure it along the journey

CLO Magazine

Airline travel is the safest transportation system in the world and being in an airplane is one of the safest places you can be. You are a hundred times more likely to be struck by lightning on a golf course than killed in an airplane crash. How did it get this way? It happened through the concept of black box thinking. Each airplane has two black boxes, one for systems recording and the other for voice recording. When a plane crashes, these boxes usually identify the cause of the crash.


6 Reasons Why Online Course Creators Should Use Digital Badges

Dan Keckan

Digital badges are a force multiplier that’s hard to beat, and few businesses even know they exist. They can become the ultimate tool to help amplify your reach, stand out from the pack, and explode profit margins. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Online Courses (MOOC) eLearning Badges Learners Engagement Online Courses


Introducing Rise Mag: Where learning meets performance


Recently Strivr published the first edition of Rise Mag , a publication that brings to light stories of innovators, business leaders, academics, and scientists who are shaping the future of learning. And the future is now. Download Rise Mag: Where learning meets performance. With today’s unemployment rate at its lowest and employees’ expectations on the rise, technology can be a real differentiator — if used the right way.