Thu.Aug 17, 2017

The Metrics of Learning and Dangers of Multitasking

mLevel

The process of learning and why it’s so important. Learning isn’t as cut and dry as you might think. It’s not just reading a textbook, acing your test, and calling it a day. Hundreds of studies have been completed regarding how humans learn, process, and store information.

Human Capital Analytics — Now

eLearning Brothers

Human capital powers activity in commercial business and in government. It is estimated that the cost of human capital can be nearly 70% of annual operating expenses.

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So-Called ‘Healthy’ Conflict Leads to Innovation

CLO Magazine

To reach our full potential, we need a little more conflict in our lives, provided it comes with productive dialogue. “I I don’t believe as a society we have truly learned how to have difficult conversations,” said Doug Upchurch, chief learning architect at Insights.

Training Post-millennials: 6 Tips on Generation Z Workforce Training

eFront

In just under two years, your whole training plan may be obsolete. Generation Z is almost here, and as the first generation to really grow up with social media, texting, YouTube, and more Justin Bieber than Michael Jackson, most of us have no idea how to train them. Gen-Z?

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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Soft is the New Strong

CLO Magazine

When Philipp Schramm was offered the job of chief financial officer for Webasto Roof Systems in Detroit in 2014, he expected the U.S. office of the global automotive supplier to operate as smoothly as its German headquarters.

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The science of teamwork and true leadership

Matrix

Teamwork and collaboration are qualities that inevitably show up in any job description when companies publish ads for hiring new people.

Growing a Model for Leadership

CLO Magazine

Building a leadership pipeline is important, and a clear leadership model can link strategic areas of the business. For a fast-growing company like Mindtree with clients across the globe, development of that model and the leaders to go along with it was central to growth from inception.

Measuring Leadership Effectiveness

Your Training Edge

It’s easy to get caught up in leadership skills and development. Plus, when things are going well, it’s even easier to ignore any measurements that tell you how effective the leadership really is in your organization.

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.

Black Belt Mentors

CLO Magazine

When the U.S. Government Accountability Office decided to develop a mentoring program in 2016, organizational leaders knew they wanted to integrate it seamlessly into their learning environment. But to be successful, they also knew it couldn’t just be the learning department’s job to carry out.

Thriving as an Instructional Designer in a Multi-Device World

SHIFT eLearning

Summary: The essential responsibility of every Instructional Designer is to improve the quality and effectiveness of instruction. That has not changed in our increasingly multi-device world. The basics, from audience analysis to writing to the objectives, are still there.

Learning on the Fly

CLO Magazine

Imagine if companies could customize their training so that it met the exact needs of every learner, giving them only the lessons they need and making sure they learned those skills before moving on.

Gaining Accreditation for Your Online Course

LearnDash

You offer an online course and award certificates but they don’t really carry any weight until your program is accredited. Certificates are great in online courses – and let me clear the air on one thing: you don’t need industry accreditation in order to offer them.

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

The Business Case for Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

In recent years, CLOs have faced growing headwinds when it comes to making a business case for leadership development. An article in McKinsey Quarterly accused U.S. companies of lavishing $14 billion per year on programs to nurture their leaders while seeing little in return.

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The E-learning Ecosystem in Organizations

The E-Learning Curve

There are two components involved in investigating this aspect of e-learning as a means to enhance knowledge worker performance Continue Reading → The post The E-learning Ecosystem in Organizations appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Learning Curve definition of e-learning e-learning ecosystem knowledge worker learning curve organizational development organizational learning

Designing a Learning Budget You Can Defend

CLO Magazine

Learning organizations are under constant pressure to prove their value to the enterprise. And learning leaders must design budgets that deliver performance gains while being defensible and justifiable from a business standpoint.

eLearning in the Age of Automation

Web Courseworks

In 2011, I took a human-computer interaction course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. One day, the class collectively decided to discuss automatizing the workforce.

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.

Avoiding the Curse of the Consultant

CLO Magazine

Consulting has become an attractive occupation and internal consultants have proliferated just about everywhere. Much of HR is now performed by HR consultants. Performance consultants are now permeating learning and development.

How To Design and Adopt a Blended Learning Program

Riptide Software

Learning is continuously transforming, and the concept of “lifelong learning” has been around for awhile now. It is becoming an outdated idea to only think of training as something you ship your employees away to (which costs valuable time, and money). blended learning

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Don’t Know Much About History

CLO Magazine

Mike Prokopeak, VP, Editor in Chief. At a press conference during a recent state visit to France, President Donald Trump thanked his host, French President Emmanuel Macron, and said, “France is America’s first and oldest ally. A lot of people don’t know that.”.

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

It happens at least once a week. I bump into LinkedIn posts from learning professionals who are overwhelmed by LMS challenges.

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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.

HRDQ Webinar: The Evolution of Work

Coreaxis

I recently had the opportunity to join HRDQ for a webinar all about the evolution of work! We explore some of the key factors that are influencing work, technology to diversity and beyond. Work has changed. Today we’re working in a global, mobile marketplace, using technology that didn’t exist just a few years ago. While these changes have given us great tools and resources to connect with individuals and organizations around the world, it has also made our work more challenging.

The Big Benefits of Microlearning

InSync Training

Training Magazine Network session recap. The next big thing in learning, might be the smallest! Microlearning has the power to change the way we design and facilitate our training programs. But before we can move forward with leveraging this revolutionary approach, we have to first understand it at a fundamental level.

Past Event: Join me in San Diego with ATD! (Sept 21-22, 2017)

Learningtogo

I’m so excited to be coming back to the ATD San Diego chapter. ­­­­­ After a successful Brain-Based Learning workshop last year, I’m back to share my passion for learning with my friends and colleagues in the San Diego/Orange County chapters. Brain Science of Decision-Making for Consultants.

Simple Ideas for Communicating Powerful Messages

Growth Engineering

This week, I share some of my top communication tips, to help your powerful messages go viral within your organisation! How we communicate with our employees really matters. It can mean the difference between people simply hearing our message or actually embracing and connecting with it.

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.