Thu.Sep 24, 2020

6 Top Selling Points for Online Courses

LearnDash

What are learners looking for in an online course, and how can you show them you deliver? What’s harder: creating or selling your course ? The answer depends on who you ask. Some course creators know their material backwards and forwards and don’t have any trouble turning it into amazing content—but then struggle to communicate the value of their course to their prospective learners.

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Core Competencies: Secret Weapon Your L&D Needs (& Why It’s Worth the Effort)

Lambda Solutions

Don’t trust anyone who says that defining core competencies is easy. It’s hard. Put in the time, however, and you can expect to see everything from onboarding to executive strategy become more aligned and effective. Here’s how to develop a competency-based approach for your organization.

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Transitioning Your In-Person Training to Virtual Instructor-Led Training

Dashe & Thomson

Over the past year, we’ve seen the creation of a “new normal” in the business world. More and more communication is taking place online and in virtual environments, and corporations and their employees are beginning to understand that this reality is here to stay. Companies are finding their training and development suddenly inaccessible—many in-person programs have been postponed or eliminated altogether.

Why A Performance Evaluation Systems Is Vital (Plus How to Create One)

TOPYX LMS

It’s vital for companies that use online learning tools like a learning management system (LMS) to implement a performance evaluation system that can deliver feedback to employees on the progress they are making on their remote training program. A performance evaluation system is defined as “a systematic way to examine how well an employee is performing in his or her job.

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Five Elements of Transformative Compliance Training

ej4 eLearning

Most HR professionals see compliance training as something the organization has to do, under penalty of law. But what if it could actually bring value to your company, when done well? What if it could revolutionize your company culture and make your workplace safer, more productive, and ethical? Compliance

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The Top Virtual Training Conferences & Events to Attend in 2020

Cloudshare

Just because COVID-19 has restricted in-person events and meetings, doesn’t mean you have to put your professional development on hold. There are many online training conferences for 2020 that cover topics from learning and development to team building and beyond.

What is So Important about Learning Objectives in Online Training?

CommLab India

Learning objectives are the backbone of successful eLearning courses. Want to know what makes learning objectives so special? Get the answer in this post. eLearning Design Instructional Design

Why your learning and development isn’t working

Learning Pool

Often, and unfairly, workplace learning is cast in a negative light. Yet, it’s important to recognize when and why your learning and development (L&D) efforts don’t work and then to examine why that is and what to do about it. Going through the motions. From onboarding through to leadership, from compliance to customer service, organizations have fundamental L&D needs. To meet them, programs are put in place and learners pushed through the pipeline.

PepsiCo Pops the Top on a New Learning Mindset

Degreed

Every organization has its own folklore. Every department does too, and that includes the learning space. At PepsiCo, we love to share common wisdom among our global teams, talent management partners, and other employees. There was a time when we talked about things like completions as a critical measure of success, in-person or instructor-led training (ILT) as a learning gold standard, and travel for development as a cure for distraction.

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 Training Technology Can Boost Employee Performance

Allencomm

Training technology can play a key role in employee performance, but there are still low-tech solutions for employee development. The post How Training Technology Can Boost Employee Performance appeared first on AllenComm. Corporate Training training technology

Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

In the wake of the current health crisis, a majority of educational institutions were forced to turn to online options to continue teaching their courses. In a rush, many have been forced to opt for hyper-simplified solutions, which are not representative of the possibilities offered by online training these days.

The Education Vending Machine And The Future Remote Learner

eLearning Industry

Students in grades K-12 during the 2020-2021 school year are being taught via remote synchronous learning. Rapid and unsettling to many, this innovation in K-12 education will bring with it a future workforce of remote learning natives. Here's how L&D professionals can work with K-12 educators.

8 Innovative Virtual Learning Design Tips To Engage Your Remote Teams

Obsidian Learning

Virtual learning is an essential component in the learning and development toolkit, and it is widely used for training and educational purposes. It is not, however, always high quality or effective. Here are some design tips from the instructional and visual perspectives to give your virtual learning a real boost. Design Your Virtual Learning Assets for Success. The definition virtual learning and its usefulness in meeting employees’ learning and development needs have long been under discussion.

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!

Building a Sales Enablement Practice: An Interview with Allego’s Mary Charles

Allego

Selling today is harder than ever. Buyers have unlimited access to information and compare vendors and solutions without ever interacting with sellers. At the same time, more teams are working remotely. Managing a dispersed sales team is a unique challenge.

The State Of Learning And Development In The Workplace 2020

eLearning Industry

Valamis conducted its 2nd annual “Global Survey on the State of Learning & Development (L&D) in the Workplace Report.”. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

How Can Publishers Benefit From PDF to ePUB Conversion

Kitaboo

eBooks have slowly but steadily gained traction in the past few years. And while there might be several formats, PDF and ePUB are, by far, the most common of the lot. Their compactness, near-universal compatibility, and portability are some of the primary reasons for their popularity. Most importantly, PDF to ePUB conversion and vice versa is heavily in demand, which has given rise to several online tools. . Authors and publishers typically make use of either format for their eBooks.

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4 Tips for Improving Teamwork Through Employee Collaboration

PlayerLync

For some time now, companies have focused on the importance of supporting frontline employees by emphasizing teamwork, collaboration, and direct communication. And in 2020, when so many frontline workers deal with customers in new and unforeseen ways, developing a corporate culture based on employee teamwork is essential to drive revenue, value, and safety. Read on to find tips for improving teamwork within your organization through employee collaboration

[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.

The Ultimate Technology Blend To Support A Coaching Culture

eLearning Industry

LMS and videotelephony technology offer a powerful blend to support an informed/targeted approach to ongoing employee development and continuous improvement for a coaching culture. Here are 2 examples of how this might be structured from a pragmatic perspective.

Bloom’s Taxonomy: A Crash Course For Online Course Creators

Thinkific

Bloom’s Taxonomy is a well-established pedagogical framework for helping teachers effectively meet the needs of their students – but can… The post Bloom’s Taxonomy: A Crash Course For Online Course Creators appeared first on Thinkific. Create Your Course

Brandon Hall Group Certifies Meridian as a Smartchoice® Preferred Provider

Meridian

Reston, VA –September 24, 2020? Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced that Brandon Hall Group, the leader in empowering excellence in the HCM market, has certified the company as a Smartchoice® Preferred Solution Provider. Brandon Hall Group’s analyst team has worked closely with Meridian for years, taking an inside look at their solutions and service offerings.

Maine Sexual Harassment Training: Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Maine has always been at the forefront of sexual harassment prevention. In 1991, it became the first state in the U.S. to require sexual harassment training in the workplace. As an employer, you would never want harassment cases to mar your company’s reputation or let your employees face the consequences. Prevention is always better and creating awareness is the first step towards preventing such cases.

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.

D2L launches assessment management tool: Janison’s market-leading assessment tool now available in Brightspace

Janison

NEWS D2L launches assessment management tool: Janison’s market-leading assessment tool now available in Brightspace September 25, 2020 Global learning technology leader D2L announced today it is launching an integrated assessment management tool in Brightspace. As part of a new partnership with leading Australian EdTech pioneer Janison , Brightspace users will now have access to Janison Insights , a market-leading online assessment tool.

PARDON MY SIN

Wonderful Brain

It was the right time. And the right circumstances. Locked in the prison of COVID-19 with no escape, retired from designing and strategic marketing, my working office was ready for a good cleaning out. Purging files was easy, as were research docs, visuals, loose notes, and sketches hanging around, some for twenty-five years. As ego goes, I’m far from immune. It would bother me that my grown children would not see solutions for some of the largest organizations in the world.

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Digital Transformation of Learning Series: Part 1 - Creating a Strategy

BenchPrep

The events of 2020 have shown us that having a plan for the digital transformation of your learning business is more important than ever. As we already have seen, many organizations are quickly shifting resources to provide training and certification digitally to maintain business and revenue continuity. Digital Learning Product

4 Ways to Increase The Learning Effectiveness Of Mobile Learning

Tesseract Learning

Mobile devices are an effective learning and training aid. They are handy and provide anytime, anywhere learning. However, the overall impact and effectiveness of mobile learning depend on multiple factors. In this blog, I will focus on 4 ways in which you can improve learning effectiveness of mobile learning. . An Overview. An increasing number of learners are using their tablets and smartphones to take up courses in their domain knowledge and to develop their skill sets.

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.