Wed.Aug 05, 2020

24 Virtual Training Best Practices to Follow When Shifting to Remote Learning

EI Design

Introduction. If this is the first time you are moving to Virtual Training or you are looking at rapid acceleration of your ILT to a virtual mode, read on! In this article, I share 24 best practices as you shift from classroom training to a remote learning mode. Background. With travel restrictions and social distancing in play, Virtual Training is the most sought-after solution today for remote learning.

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Lesson Learned: Virtual Facilitation is DIFFERENT Than Traditional Facilitation

InSync Training

In August, we celebrate virtual classroom facilitators. And this year, you all REALLY deserve applause. You’ve been teaching marathon sessions that weren’t designed for the virtual environment, often in platforms you haven’t used before. So, KUDOS to you, and thanks for all you have been doing. I know it hasn’t been easy. When I wrote this blog back in January 2020, none of us had any idea how the world was about to change.

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3 Ways to Help L&D Teams Provide Remote Employee Training


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, training in the workplace has changed significantly. Temporarily gone are the days when employees could come together for in-person training sessions and workshops. Today, most training happens remotely as this eliminates the risk of workers spreading illness to one another. Navigating these changes has presented significant challenges to L&D teams across the globe.

Interactive videos as an effective instructional tool!

Upside Learning

Over the years, we have used interactive videos as a part of various learning solutions. Here are some key takeaways from our observations and learnings. While it may not be the right medium for every solution, what it offers as a learning tool falls under a wider spectrum as compared to other cost effective visual […]. Upside Learning

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.

You can’t put your employees in a bubble


The NHL and NBA restarted their 2019-2020 seasons last week. The key to their return in the midst of a pandemic: bubbles. NHL qualifying and playoff games will take place in hub cities: Edmonton and Toronto. The NBA has taken over the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Players are tested regularly and must … Continued. Copyright © 2020 Axonify Inc. - All rights reserved. Trends

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Importance of LMS Software During Covid-19 Pandemic


The world plunges into uncertain times as the COVID-19 virus continues to post as a threat to everyone. Schools across the globe have closed down temporarily to protect students, teachers, and staff from possible infection. In fact, a study by UNESCO says that almost 1.2 billion of students in 143 countries are affected by the pandemic. But thanks to the rise of online learning during COVID-19 pandemic, students can carry on with their education.

From hardship to hardiness: 5 strategies for turning crisis into a catalyst for leadership development

CLO Magazine

The unexpected nature of COVID-19 and the resulting flood of high-stakes decisions has put leaders to the test in ways that they might never have imagined. In the midst of all this, it is important to acknowledge the profound challenges that the pandemic has created in terms of the work overload, stress, anxiety and painful decisions so many have had to endure. Simultaneously, leaders must recognize that there are important opportunities to learn and grow from this once-in-a-century crisis.

5 Ways to Protect Employee Well-Being During a Crisis

Tesseract Learning

People are the biggest asset of any company. For many leading companies, the safety and well-being of their employees is their top priority, even though the current pandemic has disrupted life and businesses alike. The well-being could be related to physical, psychological, or emotional aspects. In this blog, I will focus on certain ways to protect your employees’ well-being during a crisis. Maintain Regular Communication with Employees.

Improvisation in Business? It’s No Joke!

Training Industry

Improvisation in Business? It’s No Joke! Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized adaptability corporate training improvisation remote learning

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.

From bystander to upstander

CLO Magazine

We’ve changed the laws. We’ve mandated sexual harassment prevention training. But nearly three years after #MeToo, studies show that these efforts still might not make any difference in workplace culture and attitudes. What does then? Up until a couple years ago, anti-harassment training was usually organized in response to a specific incident or public moment. Cynical employees could immediately spot this as the HR “check-the-box” effort that it was.

How to Easily Input Personalized Learning in Your Training

Clarity Consultants

With personalization, you can enhance the learning experience. It will be increasingly relevant and more engaging, leading to stronger results. The post How to Easily Input Personalized Learning in Your Training appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Training Development. eLearning Learning Effectiveness

The Obvious Benefit of Internal Talent Marketplaces Is Not the Most Important

TLNT: Training and L&D

One of the promises of the information age is that it would give us a lot more information. It wasn’t always clear what that information would be good for. However, here’s one effective use of information that is coming into its own: internal talent marketplaces. HR Technology Internal Mobility Talent Management Training, Learning & Development Featured

How to Make Orientation Virtual and Accessible

3Play Media

The beginning of the school semester is an exciting time for both new and returning students. It’s a chance to meet friends, explore clubs and organizations, and take new and interesting courses. . For students this year, many of these traditionally in-person activities will be held online remotely for the upcoming semester in hopes to limit the spread of Covid-19 on college and university campuses. .

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.

Ways Your Organization Can Stay in Compliance with New Title IX Regulations


Title IX regulations hold educational institutions accountable for any failures to respond in a timely and equitable manner to sexual misconduct allegations. These regulations seek to ensure a reliable adjudication process that is fair to all students regardless of background, status, sexuality, gender, race or ethnicity. Recently, U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, took actions to alter Title IX regulations.

How Uber Eats uses EduMe to retain and keep couriers active on their app


A problem many on-demand food delivery companies face is a high courier sign-up rate, but seeing those contractors drop off after an initial 2-4 week period , i.e. they churn shortly after onboarding. This pattern may have been one heightened by COVID-19, as couriers feel reluctant about being on the frontlines due to concerns over their safety.

Building Blocks for a Successful Workforce Development Plan


Workforce development leaders – in our communities and in the workplace – are facing a shift in the world of workforce readiness. It’s not simply the recent need for many employees to work from home and all workplaces to support social distancing during the pandemic. It’s not even the pressing need to prepare individuals to succeed in a work world that’s getting transformed by technology. Now, there’s a level of economic uncertainty that our country hasn’t experienced in years.

Where To Find The Best LMS Consultants To Help You Make The Right Software Decision

eLearning Industry

Truth be told, sometimes an expert can help your business achieve more. The same goes when looking for the best LMS. A hard choice for sure with endless software options in the eLearning market. An LMS consultant can evaluate all the options based upon your selection criteria like cost, features, scalability, and more. Reaching out to an expert might actually be the best idea to find your ideal LMS. Read more to explore all the reasons that make a case for getting an LMS expert's opinion.

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!

4 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement for Frontline Workers


Employee engagement links to your bottom line. Frontline employees who are engaged in their work, rather than merely showing up, are happier workers who will stay with the company longer. Frontline workers who are engaged with their company's core values will push those values forward to their everyday tasks and customer interactions. And it's those positive customer experiences that impact your bottom line. Mobility Operations

Best K-12 Curriculum Development Companies for Online Learning

Hurix Digital

While online education has witnessed a growth over the last decade, the recent COVID pandemic, and the subsequent lockdown, has accelerated its adoption by schools and higher educational institutions. However, online education isn’t just a replication of the traditional classroom. Online learning gives students greater control over their learning, enabling them to trace their own learning paths and progress through the interactive modules at their own pace.

Learning Science Lessons for an Impactful Learning Program Webinar Recap


Continuous, lifelong learning is imperative in keeping skills updated in today’s economy. To support these initiatives, there are several learning sciences you can integrate within your learning programs to ensure success for your learners. Even though many organizations are aware of these learning sciences, many are unsure how to turn these sciences into successful and profitable eLearning products. Learning Science

The Learning Process: 6 Conceptions


Learning probably means different things to you than it does to your neighbour. Researchers who have explored the issue have found that there are six distinct ways of thinking about the learning process. This perception about learning is not trivial, since it influences how everyone approaches learning tasks, which ultimately affects the quality of their learning outcomes. Here are the six conceptions of learning and a few clarifications to help you understand them. The Discoverers.

[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.

Everything You Need to Know about Online CME Course Hosting


Online learning is one of the most significant professional development breakthroughs of the last generation. Early course structures were clunky and difficult to navigate; now, you may be surprised at what you can accomplish with the right tools. Online course hosting may feel like a daunting experience, but with a few shifts in your thinking and new platform integrations, you can design, host, and track an online CME course that attracts and retains top talent.

Pre-requisites for eLearning Outsourcing: What’s the Leg Work to Be Done?

CommLab India

Is venturing into eLearning taking too much of your time away from other responsibilities? Don’t worry – just try eLearning outsourcing! However, for success, you need to do some homework. eLearning Design eLearning Outsourcing

Interview: Micro Agility Featuring Acky Kamdar, CEO, Magic EdTech

Magic EdTech

Acky Kamdar, CEO, Magic Software Inc serving Education markets (Magic EdTech) and Financial Services Markets (Magic Finserv), has been active as a technology entrepreneur and an investor in the fields of digital technologies, blockchain, machine learning, AI and NLP.

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Using Videos in Online Training? 5 Ways to Do It

CommLab India

Struggling to find quicker solutions to online training hassles? Videos can be quite resourceful in training your employees. Continue reading to know five ways you can use videos in online training. eLearning Design Instructional Design Strategies

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!