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Podcast: Margie Meacham Talks Brain-Based Learning, AI, Chatbots and More on #TLDCast (Jan 24, 2018)

Learningtogo

Every weekday like-minded learning professionals join a live chat on current trends, research, challenges and best practice. Just about anything goes in these free-wheeling, collaborative sessions. This was my second appearance as a speaker and it gave me a chance to talk about how the convergence of neuroscience, AI and education are opening up new ways to develop talent and enhance the learning experience.

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John Medina #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

John Medina of Brain Rules fame opened the second day of ATD’s TechKnowledge conference. In a rapid-paced and amusing presentation, he went through how we understand others, and can get better. This was, he hypothesized, the core of talent development: understanding others and helping them improve. The post John Medina #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap appeared first on Learnlets.

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Have You Seen the First Infographic?

Learningtogo

If you think the Infographic is a new tool to help convey complex information, think again. It’s been around over 100 years. I recently came across the earliest example I’ve found, in this graphic representation of the suffrage movement newspaper published in 1913. It’s a great example of how to use data visualization to tell a complex story.

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FREE WPCampus Online Event on January 30th

LearnDash

WPCampus Online is scheduled for January 30th (10AM EST), and you won’t want to miss it. How would you like to sit in the comfort of your home and attend a FREE virtual conference for WordPress in higher education? If you have an interest in WordPress and education then this is a great opportunity to learn something new without the hassles of traveling as is standard in most conferences (even WordCamps).

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Content Distribution Made Easy: Serving Customers Your High Compliance Training

You invest a lot of time and energy in creating high compliance and regulatory training for your customers. And chances are, you want to make it as easy as possible for them to take your courses and track training completion statuses for audit purposes for risk and compliance departments. And if they aren’t able to access your high stakes training, the consequences for your customers can be extremely costly.

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What Are the Top eLearning Trends of 2018?

Learningtogo

Margie Meacham one of the top 57 experts interviewed for new study. Bryan Jones of eLearning Art recently conducted an extensive survey of about 57 thought leaders in learning and development, to identify the top elearning trends for 2018. I was honored to be included in the survey and I’ve admired Bryan’s work for years. Check out the full report here or watch the video summary for a quick synopsis.

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Webinar: Get Dialed In To PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

In a webinar earlier this week Nic Brown, our Director of Product & Design, walked us through the creation of a slick looking dial in PowerPoint. This kind of a dial can be used in all kinds of PowerPoint applications such as displaying speed, volume, and tension. As you’ll discover in the video, it’s surprisingly easy to create your own graphics in PowerPoint!

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The Authentic Learning Model: 7 Things Every eLearning Pro Should Know

Infopro Learning

Are your online learners struggling to put their knowledge into practice? Do you need to add more real-world context to your eLearning course? In this article, I’ll explore everything eLearning pros need to know about the Authentic Learning Model. Everything eLearning Pros Need To Know About The Authentic Learning Model. The Authentic Learning Model centers on self-guided exploration, group discussions, and real-world challenges.

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A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

In most organizations, performance measurement still focuses on celebrating the “lone wolf” individuals who they count on to find just the right data to inform great innovation and accomplishment. Yet, evidence suggests that teams containing or connected to experts always outperform even the best and brightest of individual experts, particularly when enabled with software or technology.

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L&D Pro Challenges: The People

Clarity Consultants

Continuing the conversation around common challenges L&D pros face, we're exploring the topic of people and how they have a large impact on the success and ability of your learning and development programs. L&D pros are often challenged with limited budgets, small teams, and an overall gap in demonstrating return on investment (ROI). To tackle these challenges L&D must focus on and demonstrate business impact.

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Take Onboarding to New Heights

To respond to rapid changes in demand, Delta Air Lines needed an employee onboarding program designed and implemented in 4 weeks. AllenComm not only delivered on time, but their collaboration with Delta also revolutionized how the org supports learning and demonstrated that experiential learning within a hybrid learning ecosystem can significantly increase speed to proficiency.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid in E-learning Outsourcing

CommLab India

This blog helps training managers understand the mistakes to avoid in e-learning outsourcing. Outsourcing is a crucial decision for any organization and avoiding these mistakes can contribute to a smooth outsourcing process.

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Make Waffles, Not Spaghetti

CLO Magazine

Karen Eber is an Atlanta-based leadership development expert at General Electric, where her work is focused on helping individuals, teams and organizations perform their best. A few weeks ago, I was coaching the members of an executive leadership team. We were discussing how to navigate through the complicated changes in the VUCA world. VUCA, an acronym that stands for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, describes the experience of their world daily.

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How an LMS enables Olympic dreams and academic goals

D2L

In the early 1990s, Olympic downhill gold medalist Kerrin Lee-Gartner, while training vigorously to represent Canada at the 1992 games, was also a high school … Continued.

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LearnDash Alternative

Academy of Mine

Are you looking for a LearnDash alternative? Are you already or considering selling your online courses using a WordPress LMS plugin like LearnDash or LifterLMS ? They pack a powerful punch, but not without the associated costs. The question ultimately becomes, “Do the benefits outweigh the costs?” In order to successfully sell online courses using a WordPress LMS plugin yourself, you need to do the following: Self host and install WordPress on a server that you need to purchase.

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Experience the Benefit of Fully Trainable AI-Powered Learning Companions

As a training manager looking to amplify your team's results, Knowledge Avatars are the next level. Beyond mere chatbots, Knowledge Avatars are companions, interactive tutors ready to educate the urgent information your team needs to excel in their roles. Knowledge Avatars are versatile and adaptable personal coaches! They can be customized with your company's knowledge via a simple upload of your data.

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Toward the Future: Adapting to the characteristics of Workforce 2.0

eFront

Joe Soap has worked at the same company for the past 15 years. He’s specialized in his job, and has years of experience using the same tools. Joe often arranges classroom-based training for his team so that they too can become specialized in their roles. Just another day at the office? Not so much. Well, not anymore. Today, Joe is probably required to learn new tools every year, his team is probably globally dispersed, and it’s probably more important for them to be adaptable than specialized.

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How IT Departments Can Empower Modern Workplace Learning

D2L

These days, IT departments, across all industries, have an increasingly important role to play when it comes to empowering workplace learning. Digital disruption and generational … Continued.

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HT2 Labs Identified As Best Value Next Generation Learning System in the Fosway 9-Grid™

HT2 Labs

[PRESS RELEASE] HT2 Labs celebrate their second consecutive inclusion in the annual Fosway 9-Grid™ Learning Systems Market analysis report. The post HT2 Labs Identified As Best Value Next Generation Learning System in the Fosway 9-Grid™ appeared first on HT2 Labs.

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Sexual Harassment Prevention Starts With Leadership

CLO Magazine

Eighty-five percent of women have reported some form of sexual harassment at work, and seemingly even more than that have experienced it, as evidenced by the #MeToo movement sweeping social media. But analysts say the traditional mandatory sexual harassment training is not enough to prevent harassment ; rather it’s up to the leaders of an organization to promote an inclusive culture with a zero-tolerance policy against any type of harassment.

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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6 Tips to Kick Off Lifelong Learning in 2018

Litmos

It’s a New Year, and as humans are apt to do, we look back and take stock of the accomplishments and missed opportunities of the year past. There is one siren song that reaches out to most of us, “I wish I had taken time for myself.” This is either in the form of personal exploration or professional growth. Either way, there are times when we feel like failures because we have left ourselves, and our intellect, out in the cold.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Employee Onboarding

LearnUpon

Every growing business wants to attract the top talent. You spend days, weeks, months trying to find the best people. The ones that will be the right fit for your organization. The ones that will help you improve and grow. This is a big, important task – but what comes next? Once you’ve caught their attention, they’ve accepted the offer, and you’ve got a start date, it’s time for employee onboarding.

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5 Important Skills for Strong Future Leaders

Avilar

Adapting and driving a company vision. Inspiring innovation through collaboration. Creating a globally connected, flexible, diverse workplace. Tomorrow’s successful business leaders will need to master skills and approaches that differ somewhat from those of today’s leaders. Who will lead the next generation of employees? How are tomorrow’s business leaders different from successful leaders today?

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Top tips on how to make the most of Learning Technologies 2018

Clear Lessons

Roll up, roll up – yes, it’s the madness and mayhem that is Learning Technologies! Learning Technologies is a fantastic, vibrant FREE exhibition, and if you’ve never been, then you’re really missing a trick. Our top tips for making the most of your visit on 31 st January and 1 st February to Olympia, London. Plan your day – there are so many great, free seminars to attend – like ours giving the low down on video learning. .

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Modernizing Hiring: The Rise of Contingent Recruitment in 2024

The job market is changing fast, and to stay ahead, your hiring strategy needs to be flexible. With recent economic shifts, more companies are turning to contingent workers for their adaptability and cost savings. In fact, 32% of businesses are already prioritizing contingent over traditional full-time positions. Curious to learn more? In our new guide, you'll discover: The major benefits of incorporating contingent workers into your team.

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How to Manage Finances While Embracing the Gig Economy

Coreaxis

This guest post was written by Jackie Edwards. Now working as a writer, Jackie started her career in IT and software development, but after becoming a mom refocused and decided to spend more time with her family. When she’s not writing, she volunteers for a number of local mental health charities and also has a menagerie of pets to look after. When money is tight, standards of living can cause an impact on the socioeconomic stem of the social environment.

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The power of the spoken word: including podcasts in training

Matrix

Back in 1938, radio was the main means of finding out what was going on in the world, listen to music or even to the back-then really popular radiophonic theatre. When on October 30th of that year (which incidentally happened to be Halloween Sunday) a very enthralling version of H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds” was performed by the legendary Orson Welles some listeners found it so realistic that they literally panicked believing that the world would be ending.

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Get Employee Onboarding Right

Everwise

The typical new hire process. Most of us are familiar with a typical new hire experience: We spend our first day or two filling out paperwork, getting acclimated to the company, meeting co-workers, undergoing training and taking care of organizational odds and ends that set us up to do our job. Often it’s a loose process– two thirds of companies have no formal onboarding program.

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6 Best Practices of Adobe Captivate for Creating Interactive E-learning

CommLab India

This blog shares six productivity tips that’ll help e-learning developers leverage Adobe Captivate to its maximum potential.

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11 Tips to Drive Learning Content Consumption

Unlock the full potential of your educational initiatives with the 11 Tips to Drive Learning Content Consumption eBook. You’ll uncover: Why measure content consumption rather than (or in addition to) completion rates and member satisfaction? What are some proven tactics to create quality learner content and raise your content consumption rates? Discover the secrets from leading experts in the field, distilled into practical tips that promise to elevate the quality of your educational offerings,

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Metafocus: André Thomas Discusses Learning Game Development

LearningGuild

Metafocus: André Thomas Discusses Learning Game Development. matt-sparks. Thu, 01/25/2018 - 07:40.

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A Reason to Play

Powerhouse Hub

See why play is an important part to learning and how to integrate it into an LMS.

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January News and Notes, a Forbes Article!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

Happy New Year! I think we can still say that, it’s still January! We hope your year has gotten off to a great start. Ours. Read More. The post January News and Notes, a Forbes Article! appeared first on AXIOM Learning Solutions.

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