Tue.Jul 07, 2020

Losing our collective minds?

Clark Quinn

So, after that mess on Twitter, I next see on LinkedIn a recognized personage who proceeds to claim that learning styles are legit. And, the basis for this claim is fundamentally wrong. So I’m beginning to fear that we’re losing our collective minds!

Make Learners Care about Compliance Training

Experiencing eLearning

What if you could create compliance training that learners actually wanted to complete, that they cared about? Imagine creating courses that did more than check a box, that actually increased the odds that employees would follow the policy.

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Do You Need a Content Authoring Tool for LearnDash?


What does it meant to be a Content Authoring Tool, and does that describe LearnDash? Every now and then, someone comes to us with a question about our software that uses a term we haven’t heard applied to us before.

3 eLearning Courses Retail Employees Transitioning Back to the Workplace Need Now


COVID-19 is not just a health crisis, but also an economic crisis. According to the New York Times in late June 2020, more than 44 million people have applied for state jobless benefits since mid-March.

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 Key Benefits of the Best Mobile LMS


As remote work environments become the accepted norm, it becomes imperative for organizations to enable their employees to remain productive. Organizations with a robust LMS in place have benefited greatly in this regard. However, those with mobile compatibility have gained an even greater advantage.

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The Long-Term ROI Of LMS On The Team And The Business


Companies are increasingly adopting the use of LMS. Here are various potential benefits that can be reaped by using an LMS in the organization

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Make Online Classrooms Fun with Game-Based Learning


Game-based learning has witnessed tremendous growth and adoption in the past few years and continues to be recognized as one of the most important elements of the modern learning approach. A famous quote rightly says, “Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning”.

My dream: facilitating a whole week online

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Well some of you may have different dreams, but one of my dreams was to facilitate a whole week online. I was interested to see how to make the program balanced and interesting, combine fun with work. Thanks to corona my dream came true :).

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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 the crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

5 Ideas for Repurposing Content After Your Virtual Event

Blue Sky eLearn

We’ve seen it time and time again with in-person events. So much goes into planning the in-person event from the speakers and sessions, meals to events, exhibit hall to travel. But what about after the meeting or conference? What about the people who weren’t able to attend? .

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What Makes a Good Online Course? 7 Real-World Strategies

TechSmith Camtasia

In fall 2018, there were nearly seven million students enrolled in distance learning courses. And that number is only going to rise in 2020. The University of Texas at Austin, for example, is set to offer about 20% of all courses online this fall.

The top two reasons why brainstorming sessions fail


When brainstorming fails, one of these reasons is usually why. The good news? They are easy to fix. . Reason #1: Most teams don’t follow the directions. . Think about this analogy. The following are directions for riding a bicycle. Grab the handlebars of the bicycle with both hands.

Making The Case For L&D During A Recession

eLearning Industry

Many businesses are rethinking their strategies and budgets as a result of the current recession brought on by COVID-19. But L&D programs shouldn’t be on the chopping block. Here’s why. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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.

[2020 GUIDE] Overcoming The 4 Biggest Challenges Facing Training Providers


Each year, accessplanit release a survey that looks to hear from training professionals on a number of current and topical themes. This year, there was a core focus on COVID-19, Brexit, technology, success criteria, and industry outlook.

5 Ways to Support Employees With Debt 

TLNT: Training and L&D

“Leave your problems at the door” used to be a common expression in U.K work culture. However, the idea that it’s possible for employees to completely separate their personal from their professional life seems outdated and fairly unreasonable.

eBook Release—Virtual Training Guide: How To Future-Proof Your Virtual Training Transformation

eLearning Industry

My eBook, Virtual Training Guide: How To Future-Proof Your Virtual Training Transformation, is designed as a guide in your Virtual Training Transformation endeavor - packed with tips, best practices, and ideas you can use! This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Build commitment to change through high-involvement change leadership

CLO Magazine

It’s an understatement to say that organizational change creates stress for everyone involved — we’ve all heard the dismal statistic about how 70 percent of change initiatives fail. So how do you take the reality of change and make it more likely to be successful — and bearable?

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!

Employee Lifetime Value: The Critical Metric You’re Probably Not Measuring

eLearning Industry

Tracking employee lifetime value (ELV)—the net value each employee brings to your business over the entire time they are with you—might be hard to measure, but delivering an outstanding employee experience is a clear way to optimize it. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Crisis Communication Part 1 – How Explainer Videos Help To Prepare For A Crisis


Crises come in various forms: a natural disaster, fire, crime, terrorism, lawsuits, product recalls, negative headlines, etc. Whatever the form, crises can have a devastating effect on an organization’s performance.

How To Develop A Gamification Strategy That Improves Learning Motivation: 8 Core Drives

eLearning Industry

Motivation matters in learning. And this is part of the attraction of gamification. Games inherently are motivational. Very few board or card games are played by families or friends because it was deemed mandatory. Playing the game is its own reward.

The kids are alright

CLO Magazine

The millennial and Generation Z experiences have primed “kids” to be valued contributors in jobs with greater relevance.

[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.

5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

3Play Media

In order to survive in modern day journalism, news outlets must keep up with the trends. And the biggest trend of the century has undeniably been video. The truth of the matter is, people don’t have the time to read countless articles, yet they still want to stay informed on current affairs.

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Want success like Google? Approach learning like Google does


“Organizations that embrace a culture of learning create an environment that encourages curiosity and knowledge sharing, which in turn leads to better business outcomes.” - Google Maybe you knew that Google was the second most valuable brand in the world.

Why K-12 Education Needs Microlearning


Ever imagine what would happen if your phone’s language-learning app didn’t let you skip over to your favorite module? If you’ve got the notorious attention span problem, chances are that you’d skip the whole thing altogether.

Getting Started With Microlearning In Your Organization


Microlearning is one tool of many that every learning and development team should have at its disposal to help us. When used well, microlearning really can mean small content can have big effects for your organization. But micro learning isn't a one-size fits all solution.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.