Wed.Apr 05, 2017

Do We Still Need the LMS?

CLO Magazine

According to CB Insights 2017 research, venture capitalists and corporate teams invested $1.85 billion into various types of learning and training companies in 2016, and the number appears to be going up in 2017. Why all the investment?

How To Make Collaborations Tools More Effective: Analysing The Reasons For Failure

G-Cube

While some form of social and peer learning have always been a part of organizational learning, technology has made virtual collaborations possible in more efficient ways to make sure that employees from global offices all over the world can collaborate more closely and learn from each other.

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The student will become the master! But how? Adapting the Feynman 3-Step Mastery Technique to Online Learning

Association eLearning

How often do you feel like you understand something until someone asks you to tell them more about it? When teachers and learners want to convey information quickly there’s always a temptation to rely on definitions and a sampling of big picture ideas to help the learner hit the ground running.

There’s Nothing Wrong with Not Being a Leader

CLO Magazine

If you haven’t read Susan Cain’s recent The New York Times essay on the need for more followers, I highly recommend the piece. In it, the “Quiet” author explores the outsized emphasis many colleges place on leadership skills, especially during the admissions process.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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4 ways to demonstrate the business value of Axonify to the CEO

Axonify

Many business stakeholders don’t even know they have a Learning Management System (LMS), let alone understand the role it plays within their organization. This is because the LMS is an L&D tool and doesn’t play an important role in daily business operations.

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How Mobile Learning Has Changed the LMS Landscape – by John Leh

PulseLearning

As part of our Mobile Learning for Corporate Training Series, we asked a number of key industry influencers to share their insights on the future of mobile. In this article, John Leh shares his thoughts on how the mobile learning trend is affecting the world of Learning Management Systems (LMS). When the iPhone was introduced 10 years ago, the idea of working and learning with mobile devices seemed like a fantastic but distant dream.

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Elearning Content Development is Helping Communities

Designing Digitally

Local governments are jumping on board the elearning train. Game-based learning and gamification increasingly are standard practice for corporate training programs in many businesses across the country. The benefit of using these practices in other areas is becoming increasingly apparent.

Exploration Requirements

Clark Quinn

In yesterday’s post, I talked about how new tools need to be coupled with practices to facilitate exploration. And I wanted to explore more (heh) about what’s required. The metaphor is old style exploration, and the requirements to succeed.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Get Well-rounded with Storyline Templates

eLearning Brothers

In many cases, it doesn’t pay to cut corners. But today we want to show you one case where it does. No, we’re not talking about sacrificing quality for the sake of efficiency—that’s not the eLB way.

How E-learning Will Help Improve Your Sales Training

CommLab India

To increase revenues and stay competitive, companies keep introducing new products and services. In the rapidly evolving age of technology, this helps companies stay relevant and secure their future. For new products to work for the company, they have to be effectively marketed and sold.

Is A Lateral Career Move Right for You?

KnowledgeCity

What Is A Lateral Career Move? Most people associate career moves with forward movement. You ascend to a higher position, earn higher pay, and possess more perks. Conversely, a lateral career move results in a change of roles and responsibilities, but not to your status or pay.

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Do You Have a "Formal" Informal Training Design?

Clarity Consultants

Your company thrives off of a solid learning and development program. It’s how your employees get the skills and knowledge they need to grow within their roles, and how your business is able to do bigger and better things year after year.

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

The Characteristics of a Good Instructional Designer

CommLab India

Every job requires individuals to meet certain criteria to qualify for it. Professions such as physician, engineer, teacher, lawyer, etc., have set characteristics aspirants need to be proficient in. Have you ever wondered what characteristics make a good instructional designer?

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Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course

CourseArc

If you have designed and administered successful in-person, Instructor-Led Training (ILT) modules, you may want to convert those classes into online courses to reach a wider audience.

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4 Benefits of Collaborative Learning [Infographic]

CommLab India

In collaborative learning, people gain knowledge through interactions and the exchange of information in groups. It is also referred to as cooperative learning.

Curating Content for Learning: Is it Legal?

HT2 Labs

Looking to curate other people’s content as part of your learning project? Here's what the law says. The post Curating Content for Learning: Is it Legal? appeared first on HT2 Labs. Course Design & Content MOOCs

National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

3 Proven Ways to Blend Learning Videos with Classroom Training

CommLab India

Videos are inarguably the most popular online media elements. A study by Cisco reveals that videos will make up 82% of all IP traffic by 2020, up from 70% in 2015. The phenomenal growth in the use of videos is compelling companies to go for video-based learning in a big way.

This is How Yelp Uses L&D to Stop Employee Poaching

eLearningMind

Anyone who works in HR or L&D management can tell you how heartbreaking it is to onboard, train, and see an employee succeed—only to have them poached by another company. But why do some companies seemingly hemorrhage employees while others engender incredible loyalty? Just ask Yelp, a company that understands that the best defense is a good offense. There, employee success and satisfaction revolve almost exclusively around the company’s learning and development program.

6 Factors that Determine E-learning Development Time

CommLab India

This is a question many training managers ask. These L&D professionals wish to know the time required to develop an online course, as it plays a key role in determining the cost of the course – lengthier the course, higher the cost. So, what is the right answer to this question? It depends.

5 Easy Steps for Content Chunking

QuoDeck

Feel free to use this graphic as is anywhere, for personal or commercial purpose. Game-based Learning Infographics Infographics Micro-learning QuoDeck corporate learning microlearning sales training

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

What Is Video Engagement and Why Does It Matter?

ATD Learning Technologies

With the increasing demand for video, especially from management and stakeholders, many learning and development professionals feel less-than-confident in their knowledge of what makes a great video. Although we may have dabbled in the video space, most of us certainly are not experts.

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Clouds Gather For The Spring TalentLMS Update

TalentLMS

Are you familiar with those surprise “home makeover” TV shows?

Achieving Competitive Advantage: Extended Enterprise Learning Strategy

Thought Industries

create online courses Extended Enterprise

Short Essay On My Home - My Study Corner

E-learning Uncovered

Short Essay on Life. Article shared by Bunty Rane. Life is beautiful but not always easy, it has problems, too, Short Speech on India of My Dreams

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.

The F Word

Skillsoft

Does Feminism belong in the workplace? industry trends