Tue.Mar 12, 2019

How to Prepare Your Employees for Success in the Digital Age

Your Training Edge

The advent of new technologies has disrupted every aspect of a business. From simple automation to sophisticated AI technologies, Big Data, and the Internet of Things, the so-called digital transformation is impacting every industry and sector.

3 Tricks to Overcome the Imposter Syndrome in Instructional Design

Challacon

Have you heard of imposter syndrome? Originally coined by clinical psychologists Pauline Clance and. Suzanne Imes in 1978 ( Clance, 1985 ), the term describes the self-doubt that they are underqualified.

Asynchronous or Synchronous Learning: Which Method Should I Use?

Lambda Solutions

Two words you may have heard a lot about in the world of eLearning are asynchronous and synchronous. But what exactly do they mean, and why are Learning Management System (LMS) users talking about them?

Burn your training request form

Making Change

If your organization is typical, you have a training request form. Look at it now. It probably commits 10,000 sins. For example, it might ask the client to: Identify the format and length of “the training” List the content that should be included.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

Curriculum or pedagogy?

Clark Quinn

In a conversation today, I mentioned that previously I’ve thought that perhaps the best next ‘man in the moon’ project would be to put an entire K12 curriculum up online.

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Learning at Large: The new podcast for L&D leaders

Elucidat

If you love learning from the wins, worries and war stories of learning leaders in your shoes, then this podcast will soon become a firm favorite. Learning at Large is the podcast where business leaders talk high-impact learning at scale: challenges, innovations and the future.

Technology Skills for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

If you’re hoping to move into a career in instructional design, chances are you need to learn some of the common technology. This is part 4 in a series about how to become an instructional designer. Links to the rest of the series can be found at the end of this post. Authoring Tools.

Understanding employee motivation with the Self Determination Theory

Matrix

Any decent author knows that in order to be able to crayon believable and engaging characters, the question of what drives and motivates them has to have a good answer. Upbringing, values, cultural background — all need to be taken into account.

The Four Pillars of An Effective Product Training Program

KnowledgeAnywhere

Product training is an important part of an organization’s success. Without value-adding product training, a marketing team cannot reach the right market, and a sales teams will fail to answer the critical questions customers are looking for.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

How to Become a Successful E-Learning Developer

Rapid eLearning

Between the blog posts, community interactions, workshops, and webinars one of the most frequently asked questions is how to get started with e-learning or become a better e-learning developer.

Why Are Soft Skills So Essential for Your Job and Team?

Clarity Consultants

When companies hire, they often focus on a candidate’s technical prowess. Similarly, when it comes to learning and development, hard skills are typically a priority. The post Why Are Soft Skills So Essential for Your Job and Team? appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Training Development

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AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

Why is artificial intelligence (AI) generating such frenzied buzz lately? If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. In just a few short years, AI has become one of the most talked-about technology advances since the dawn of the internet. Is AI Mostly Smoke and Mirrors?

Creating a 360° Interaction in Captivate 2019

E-learning Uncovered

? In an earlier video, I shared my experience shooting 360 images and video for the first time. This time around, I’ll show you how to use those same 360 images to create an interaction in Adobe Captivate 2019.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Reading: ‘Best Practices for Use of Blended Learning’

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

So I’m thinking about blended learning again. well, why not? It’s not just about the purely ‘online’ is it? One thing I had to do, in getting my brain considering the ‘blended’ approach again after all this time was to differentiate between the ‘flipped classroom’ and ‘blended’ approach. So I started reading again, and found this aricle (one of many): Best Practices for Use of Blended Learning.

5 Reasons Why Seasonal Employee Onboarding Is so Much Easier with eLearning Tools

ProProfs

Training your seasonal employees this year doesn’t have to be so labor-intensive. With the summer fast approaching, camps are filling up, terraces will be buzzing, and hundreds of thousands of seasonal employees will be going back to work.

Convert Flash to HTML5 with Storyline 360: 4 Reasons to Opt for It

CommLab India

Do you have Flash-based eLearning for conversion to HTML5? Here’s how you can convert Flash to HTML5 using Storyline 360. Learning Technology flash to html5

3 Strategies to Engage Students in Online Learning

TechSmith Camtasia

Despite the popularity of online programs, online-only students tend to struggle more than those in face-to-face courses.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Learning is a human experience

Clive on Learning

Humans need humans and never more than when we are learning. As we move from a situation in which most learning is face-to-face to one in which we make use of digital content and perhaps even AI as the vehicle for a learning experience, we don't need to give up on our humanity

L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

Elliott Masie was invited to give a keynote address in Taiwan at an Association for Talent Development leadership conference. When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event.

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Advice from the Donnellys: People might like us

Rustici Software

While we are not one to toot our own horn, we do support pretty well here. We’re humbled by the kind words our customers share with us on a surprisingly regular basis. It makes our day when we hear that “talking to you folks at Rustici about SCORM is like reaching an oasis in the desert” and “you guys definitely set a good example for what support should be.”

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Supporting Gig Worker Performance

Litmos

The Gig Economy is a thing. What I mean here is that there are an increasing number of companies using independent contractors instead of employees. And, there are complex and limiting constraints about how you can work with these folks. Most importantly, you can’t require them to take training!

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Why Is FERPA Compliance Training Important?

KnowledgeCity

Protecting our privacy is becoming more difficult every day. For you, as a student, parent, or staff member, FERPA exists to give you guidelines to know what your rights are and how to keep sensitive information safe and secure.

Microlearning Trends To Adopt In 2019

eLearning Industry

As microlearning-based training moves to center stage, I outline what is driving its rapid adoption. In this article, I also share microlearning trends in 2019, and how you can leverage them to boost employee performance. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Microlearning Corporate eLearning Trends Corporate Training Microlearning Best Practices Microlearning Examples

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Learning Analytics: Data Evaluation Complexity

Watershed

Last week, we saw that Data Evaluation is by far and away the most common complexity level of Learning Analytics we observed in our research study. Within this complexity, we found 16 types of analysis represented, which we’ve bundled into three headings and will explore in this blog post.

Supporting (Gig) Employee Performance

Litmos

The Gig Economy is a thing. What I mean here is that there are an increasing number of companies using independent contractors instead of employees. And, there are complex and limiting constraints about how you can work with these folks. Most importantly, you can’t require them to take training!

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.