Mon.Oct 15, 2018

10 Myths About Professional Training

Your Training Edge

There are a lot of assumptions and myths surrounding professional training and L&D, but how many are actually grounded in fact? At , we’ve gathered some helpful and interesting stats from around the web that debunk some of the more common myths.

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How to Design eLearning Content that Improves the User Experience


eLearning provides many benefits over traditional learning, including cost control, 24/7 availability, enhanced collaboration, and appeal to a technologically literate workforce.

4 Ways to Use Gamification to Measure Engagement

Lambda Solutions

People love games. If you apply games to your eLearning and training programs, your learners can learn and have fun at the same time. By taking full advantage of this trend, your organization can develop L&D programs that include gamification as part of the course content to achieve multiple results: increase learner engagement, build measurable challenges into your learning management system (LMS) and understand learner performance. Learner Engagement Increase Your LMS ROI

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Practical Applications for Talent Development


Join Docebo and OpenSesame for a webinar showcasing real-world applications of AI & machine learning in talent development and corporate training.

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

The Modern Professional’s Digital Learning Toolkit for 2019

Jane Hart

A new interactive infographic, derived from the Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019. You can get it here. Modern Workplace Learning

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NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

eLearning 24-7

Welcome. Welcome. . To the 2018-19 Learning System Grid,identifying the Leaders, Risers, Steady and Slow vendors for NexGen functionality. . For this year’s grid, an additional vendor was added per group (last year it was five per grid).

Take a Holistic Approach to Learner Engagement

Wisetail LMS

Learn how Lazy Dog Cafe, Halo Burger, and L&M Supply are taking a holistic approach to learner engagement using Wisetail. The post Take a Holistic Approach to Learner Engagement appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

7 Instructional Design Standards for Better E-learning

CommLab India

This blog post shares instructional design standards list that help you learn how to create better eLearning courses. eLearning Design Instructional Design Tips

Employee Health Is Key to Small Business Wellness


Sniffles, coughs, and sneezes increasingly punctuating the steady thrum of the workday. Tissue boxes running on empty as fast as you can replenish them. You know it when you see and hear it, dreading the day when you will finally feel it.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

A Measured Response: VR May Offer Key to Mitigating Anxiety

Learning Solutions Magazine

A Measured Response: VR May Offer Key to Mitigating Anxiety. pamela-hogle. Mon, 10/15/2018 - 01:00


Online Training Increases Productivity, But How?

WalkMe Training Station

Online training is a rising initiative that has gained prominence in today’s technologically advanced society. Learners continually seek innovative solutions that meet their flexible needs and requirements. Online training fits the bill, offering a range of benefits that can be leveraged for an enhanced learning experience. That doesn’t mean conventional learning environments are obsolete though. In fact, a combination of different methods is arguably the most useful approach.

CloserStill Media Acquires Majority Stake in The eLearning Guild

Learning Solutions Magazine

CloserStill Media Acquires Majority Stake in The eLearning Guild. news-editor. Mon, 10/15/2018 - 01:00

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Building Rapport to Achieve Business Goals


Remember when you met your best friend? For many of you, there was probably a feeling that you just “hit if off” immediately. What you were experiencing was rapport, a French word that means “to carry.” In essence, you carry your relationship forward when you establish rapport with another.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Chat interfaces and bots in e-Learning and Development [infographic]

Brightwave Group

Last month, Brightwave assembled a team of learning and development experts to discuss how to fold emerging chatbot technologies into tomorrow’s learning blend. Now we have taken all those expert insights and put them into one easily accessible infographic.

4 Universal Trends That Mean It’s Time for You to Add the Power of Elearning to Your Training

Enyota Learning

The ASTD or the American Society for Training and Development surveyed 2500 firms. They had found that firms conducting comprehensive training get 218% higher revenue and savings per employee. The question has rarely been if training works?

The 3 Things You Need To Digitize Corporate Training

eLearning Industry

So you’ve decided it’s time to update your learning strategy to match your newly adopted digital culture. Congratulations! But where to start? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate Training Digital Learning Free eLearning eBooks

Inspire and Lead With Interpersonal Communication


Winston Churchill. Abraham Lincoln. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Eleanor Roosevelt. What do these people have in common? They are all considered great leaders with extraordinary abilities to communicate on all levels. But, what is the secret to interpersonal communication that not only satisfies its primary purpose but also inspires and creates trust in your leadership abilities? Interpersonal communication is not about being a great talker.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Content Is King: 10 Tips For Improving The Content Of Your Training Courses

eLearning Industry

If your corporate training material is poorly created, there's no amount of dressing it up with photos and multimedia that will save it. Great content, however, will. In this article, we give you 10 evergreen tips on creating engaging training content. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Content Authoring Tools eLearning Content Development eLearning Development Best Practices Writing In eLearning

Virtual Reality In eLearning: A Case Study On Safety Training

Adobe Captivate

Over the past two years, corporations have been developing and implementing Virtual Reality training solutions. In this article, I will be talking about how we implemented Virtual Reality in corporate training. A Case Study On Safety Training: How To Use Virtual Reality In eLearning.

Free eBook: Trainer’s Guide – Delivering Exceptional Learning Experiences

eLearning Industry

Learning experiences are not about moments; they’re more about a total perception that should be carefully constructed. Reading and comprehending this eBook will present you with a roadmap full of notes for what you have to keep in mind along the journey of an eLearning program. Tips on preparing and things to avoid are here as well, so that, having reached the end, your goals and those of your learners will have been accomplished. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Why Is Learning And Development Failing To Produce Consistent ROI For Businesses?

The Game Agency

Your learning and development (L&D) department could currently be engaged in a game of Whack-a-Mole with real dollars, not to mention your employees’ time, patience and behavior. I should know. For more than a decade I have been building game-based solutions to help make training more effective. Successful training builds confident and competent people who do the right thing at the right time. However, there are a lot of reasons why corporate training initiatives are not successful.

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

To Train Or Not To Train

eLearning Industry

Just because you can address certain behaviors with training doesn’t always mean you should. In some scenarios, you should reconsider training and take a different course of action instead. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Corporate Learners Employee Performance Employee Training

Welcoming Uber London to the EduMe family


We’re thrilled to start working with Uber in London where EduMe will help Uber provide a high quality service. As a London-based company, we are excited to be a part of Uber's contribution to so many Londoners in Uber's largest European market! Uber has already achieved some great results using EduMe to date across an ever growing number of markets.

Measure the performance of your elearning program with new dashboards and enhanced reporting


We often hear from organizations like yours that measuring the success of your training program can be challenging and time-consuming. With limited L&D resources and budget, as well as tools that can be less than intuitive, training professionals are often left to go on gut feeling or anactodatal feedback.

Image & Video Support Has Arrived! | OttoLearn

Practical Microlearning

Take your OttoLearn Activities to the next level—you can now add media to Activity questions, answers, and feedback. Read the full post to discover the details on what media is supported and other updates from our latest Otto release

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

What is the most effective approach for sales training?


Game based training or sales gamification are hot trends in the world of eLearning, with already pre-existing conferences presentations, books, articles, and actual apps. This is because gaming is seen as a motivation for learning, by giving learners feedback, rewards, and also motivation through competition. When you want to teach negotiation skills and communication skills. Read More. The post What is the most effective approach for sales training? appeared first on Game Based training blog.

Experience Matters MOOC for Learning Experience Design: Making Sense of Week 3

HT2 Labs

Join the MOOC here: [link]. Moving into our third week of the Experience Matters MOOC, our experts explored how organizations can use the learning data stored in their Learning Record Store (LRS) to make better informed decisions about their future learning design. Using the xAPI format, vast amounts of useful data can be generated from many different learning activities within your organization and stored in your LRS. What is the xAPI?

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Designing Digitally, Inc. Makes Top 10 Elearning Content Development Company List for 2018

Designing Digitally

Designing Digitally, Inc. is proud to announce the recent recognition from eLearning Industry , being named on their 2018 Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies list.