Wed.May 20, 2020

Microlearning – Increasing Learning Engagement And Retention


Microlearning refers to a teaching technique that involves delivering content to the learners in small and specific bursts. The ideal duration of microlearning resources can vary from a few seconds to up to seven minutes, as this technique is designed to achieve a specific learning outcome. In order to capture the complete attention of the learner, Microlearning resources are delivered in rich media formats that can be accessed on any device.


Forging a New Path with Erewhon Market


We talk with one of our clients, Erewhon Market, a food retailer, to find out what they’re doing to meet the moment as an essential business making adjustments on the fly. The post Forging a New Path with Erewhon Market appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices News


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5 Tips for Adapting Digital Content in the New Era of Learning From Home


Along with Donald H. Taylor, chairman of Learning Technologies, the Learning and Performance Institute, Speexx carried out a global sentiment survey in recent weeks. We wanted to find out more about the challenges L&D and HR professionals face while supporting employees who are learning from home and are working in virtual teams. We asked training professionals what they think will be the three biggest challenges for corporate L&D in the new age of learning from home.


What’s in a name?

B Online Learning

The post What’s in a name? appeared first on B Online Learning.


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.

How to Retain Your Employees With Training: Retention Stage

eLearning Brothers

20% of an employee’s annual salary will be spent to find, recruit, and train their replacement. That cost is why investing in an employee retention strategy can pay off big for organizations. eLearning HR off-the-shelf courseware training program Training Resources ebook employee retention


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EduMe’s role in getting America from point A to B again


We are more than proud of the key role we’re playing in enabling the safe return to work of millions of Americans, and helping one of the U.S.’s s largest companies re-establish themselves in a post-COVID world in the process. As the curve flattens and businesses across the U.S. begin to reopen, the wheels at Uber are starting to turn faster as they ramp up their ride-hailing operations, and people turn to them to move around their cities once again.


The Changing Face of Learning Management Systems: 5 Must-Haves

CommLab India

Are you satisfied with your current LMS? Get to know what modern Learning Management Systems have to offer to improve your training programs. Learning Technology


Emergency Remote Learning Compared to Online Learning

Learning Solutions Magazine

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How to Become an Instructional Designer in 2020

Devlin Peck

Would you like to become an instructional designer? This in-depth guide walks you through everything that you'll need to know to break into the lucrative, rewarding field of learning and development


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!

What is a Skills Assessment and Why is it Important?


What is a skills assessment? Why is it important? And how can it help your organization? When hiring, developing, or promoting employees for new positions in your company, resumes, and interviews only tell you so much. A person’s education, experience, and references all provide indicators about what a person knows and what they have done. But, the best way to understand one’s abilities and level of proficiency is to conduct a skills assessment. . What is a Skills Assessment?


What Is Immersive Learning: 7 Fundamentals Of Interactive eLearning Activities

Dan Keckan

What should you include in your interactive eLearning design? Are there any elements that enhance the immersion? In this article, I highlight the 7 fundamentals of successful interactive eLearning activities. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning eLearning eBooks Immersive Learning Interactive eLearning Virtual Learning Environment


Happy Employees, Happy Shareholders: Building a Skills Strategy that Benefits Both


As a 140-year-old company, Prudential is a financial services giant, constantly working to reinvent itself — especially now as advances in automation lead to business efficiencies. And yet Vice Chairman Robert Falzon, in a recent podcast interview with Joe Fuller of Harvard Business School, described the company’s commitment to cultivating the capabilities of its 50,000 employees as a strategy underpinned by skills and internal mobility. The Opportunity at Prudential.


30 fun and fresh icebreakers perfect for engaging your virtual team on Slack

Poll Everywhere

For many people, working from home has become a new, unfamiliar normal. As teams adjust to remote communication and makeshift offices, research shows that the transition can strain communication, productivity, and professional relationships. Another side effect of this unexpected shift. The post 30 fun and fresh icebreakers perfect for engaging your virtual team on Slack appeared first on Poll Everywhere Blog. Business


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.

Role Of Online Content Marketplaces In Skilling The Remote Workforce

Dan Keckan

As the world of work goes remote, we explore the challenges of skilling the remote workforce and how ready-to-use courses pack limitless benefits for organizations in times of disruption and technological advancement. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning And Development Remote Working Skills Development Soft Skills Spotlight: Coronavirus Lockdown


3 Tips for Integrating Humour into Teaching


Thomas Bernhard once said, “Whoever can’t laugh doesn’t deserve to be taken seriously,” a thought that would benefit from being given more consideration in teaching, even though humour has not yet received the attention it deserves.


Top interactive elearning software: Which tool is right for you?


As demand for online training increases, the pressure is on to respond quickly and produce effective learning experiences. If you’re looking to meet this need by building online courses, you need the right tools. But with lots to choose from, where do you begin? If you’re going to choose the right tools for you and your team, you need to know your options. Here’s our guide to some of the best interactive elearning software out there. What is elearning software?


Access LMS Release Notes 9.4

Unicorn Training

This month’s release sees a set of improvements to the way you can monitor progress for your staff, helping you stay ahead of the curve when checking they are compliant. A new Red Amber Green (RAG) status and associated pie chart allows you to easily pinpoint overdue mandatory training. We’ve also introduced the ability to create customisable buttons in Email Reminders.Corresponding guides and videos will be updated or added to the Knowledge Base over the coming weeks.We


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)!

Early Launch of eLearning Supported SoCalGas Rapid Response to COVID-19


Working closely with the SoCalGas operations training team, CM provided a large-scale package of eLearning modules as part of the company’s rapid response to keep training operational during the COVID-19 pandemic. The eLearning was already in development as part of an innovative SoCalGas transformation of its curriculum to a blended learning model.


Free Course: Fraud Prevention


This week we added another free offering to our Learn for Less during COVID-19 campaign! Take a moment today to explore Fraud Prevention by Guard Training. Guard Training , a We Know Training company, is Canada’s leading provider of security guard and personal security training. Now, for a limited time, you can access their newly released Fraud Prevention course for FREE.


Leading a Safe and Effective Workforce Re-Entry


Is your company getting ready to go back to the workplace? Check out this article and the training videos we've created for safety guidelines to consider! The post Leading a Safe and Effective Workforce Re-Entry appeared first on BizLibrary. Compliance and Safety change and uncertainty health and wellness workplace safety


LMS vs LXP vs LCMS: Which Learning Solution Should You Choose?


Do you ever feel like it’s hard to keep track of all the acronyms in the online learning space? Which product does what and how are they different? And, more importantly, which solution is right for my business? Learning Solutions


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.

Converting Instructor-Led Training to Virtual

Clarity Consultants

Many companies rely heavily on instructor-led training (ILT). Typically, the courses are conducted in-person, allowing groups to move forward together and benefit not just from the instructor’s expertise, but the knowledge of everyone taking part. However, traditional corporate ILT isn’t ideal in all scenarios. As the coronavirus outbreak forced businesses all across the country to shutter their doors and embrace. Read More.


What Every Medical CPD Office Should Know about Their CE Programs


Medical professionals need to further their clinical education to help with their clinical practice and develop the ability to respond rapidly to events as they occur. Research shows that 41% of employees without training opportunities are more likely to leave their jobs within the first 12 months. Furthermore, 87% of millennials state that professional development is a vital factor in a job.


We Are United In Accessibility | Celebrating GAAD, May 21, 2020

Magic EdTech

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) The target audience of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is the design, development, usability, and related communities who build, shape, fund and influence technology and its use. While many organizations like us may be interested in the topic of making digital learning accessible and usable by persons with disabilities, the reality is that they often do not know how or where to start. Hence, awareness comes first!


Instructional Design in a Pandemic: The Safe Hands Game

42 Design Square

This blog post lists the imperatives for an instructional design and elearning design team to design an effective microlearning experience on how to wash your hands. Click the link to view elearning: Safe Hands Microlearning Game. Why choose to design a micro-learning experience on how to wash your hands? There are hundreds of videos, tools, and educational aids already out there that aim to teach how to wash hands? Why do you need another one?


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!

The Kirkpatrick Model of Training Evaluation (with Examples)

Devlin Peck

This article explores the Kirkpatrick model of training evaluation, which is the most well-known and widely-implemented evaluation model in the field of instructional design. Plenty of real-world examples included


Role Of Virtual Humans In Healthcare Simulations

Dan Keckan

Virtual humans are proving to be increasingly helpful in the medical and healthcare industry. There are a growing number of institutions and hospitals making use of virtual humans in a multitude of ways to provide the best possible services to patients and their loved ones. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Emerging Technologies Educational Technology Trends Virtual Learning Environment Virtual Reality Training Solution


The Ethics of Designing Training

Devlin Peck

Do instructional designers have a code of ethics? Should they? In this article, I explore the ethics of pushing training at non-training problems, and I discuss the best path towards ethical professionalism