February, 2020

Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

When I stepped into the extended enterprise learning world 25 years ago, the concept of data-based decision-making was vastly different. The analytics process was usually ad-hoc and reactive. And all too often, data was inaccurate, incomplete or lagged behind real-time by 24-hours or more. Now data is plentiful – sometimes even overwhelming – and demand for insight is stronger than ever. This shift makes sense.

Use Brain Science to Improve Your Online Courses

Client Engagement Academy

I’ve seen more entrepreneurs jumping on the online course bandwagon lately. And, time and time again, most of them make the same mistake. They figure creating an extraordinary course comes down to a mix of business savvy and subject matter expertise. As they have plenty of both, they jump right into course creation without even considering the impact that neuroscience and human psychology have on client retention.

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6 Tips to Upsell Your Newest Online Course

LearnDash

How can educators retain learners after their course finishes? Many of our users devote a lot of time and energy into putting together their courses and finding students who would benefit from them. Attracting new students takes a lot of resources for most educators. Rather than throw those relationships away when the course is over, educators should provide value-added modules and offers that keep the student interested and give them additional information to help them succeed.

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More Myths-Based Marketing

Clark Quinn

Is it the rising lack of trust in what anyone says? Have we turned into a society where any crazy marketing works? It certainly seems that way. It was only a couple of weeks ago I went on a rant , and yet, here we are again. A new twitter account (*not without controversy) @badlearning , has started taking on posts citing myths. And one caught my attention (not least because the stream mentioned the myths book ;). It got interesting when the marketing manager responded.

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CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Build the map that lets your learners Discover, Coach & Share

Docebo

Learning is an ongoing discovery. One that takes us down winding learning paths and allows us to uncover exciting new insights. Can you even begin to imagine the wealth of knowledge that is out there waiting to be discovered? On their learning journey, your learners are explorers of a new land; each on their own adventure, but in need of help from their peers every now and then on how to get over certain branches or fight their way through the thicket.

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Blended Learning Solutions Provide the Most Bang For Your Training Buck

Dashe & Thomson

For years one of our clients delivered a one-and-done instructor-led classroom training seminar that prepared learners to pass an exam and achieve a professional certification. The client’s accreditation body refused to certify the curriculum unless it was delivered in-person, which, they insisted, was the silver bullet, and best way for people to learn. Blended Learning Instructor-Led Training

Dear Designer: What Type of ID Are You?

Allen Interactions

“Dear Designer” is a new blog series on orienting novic e practitioners to the discipline of instructional design and learning experience design. Instructional Design Instructional Design Training Allen Academy Instructional Designer

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Are You Guilty of Content Stuffing Your Course Pages?

LearnDash

How much content belongs on each page? Here’s how to avoid overloading your learners. Let me know if this situation sounds familiar to you: You’re writing a lesson, and as you work on it, the ideas keep coming. You want to add more videos, include every detail of information that comes to mind, and cram the page full of interactive features. Next thing you know, the page is a mile long and learners are struggling to complete lessons.

Using a funnel approach when designing a learning campaign

Superb Learning

Many marketing campaigns are developed using a funnel approach. The marketing funnel breaks down the customer journey, from the “awareness” stage when they first learn about a business, product or service to the “purchase” stage, where they are ready to buy. The funnel approach can also be used to break down the learner journey.

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

Here's Why Your Online Course Is Not As Profitable As You Want

Client Engagement Academy

Developing an online course is a BIG task--one that can take between 25 and 500 hours. But the potential profit can more than makeup for all that hard work. Unfortunately, many course creators never see a return on their investment. One key question that many entrepreneurs keep asking me is why their online course is not as profitable as they want. Online course creators need to find out why they are not profitable quickly. When they find the root cause, they can act immediately to reverse this

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Does Your Course Suffer from Learner Burnout?

LearnDash

The biggest challenge of success in online education isn’t selling—it’s support. Online education offers learners many benefits—from increased accessibility, flexibility of schedule, and a wider range of courses than traditional education can support. But it does have a down-side, and that is that many learners who sign up for online courses struggle to complete them. These high failure rates have traditionally been attributed to learner burnout.

Death to Zombies!

Clark Quinn

Last week, I ranted about a myth that seems inextinguishable. And I ran across another one in a place I shouldn’t have. And I keep seeing others, spotting them roaming around loose. Like zombies, they seem to rise from the dead. We need death to zombies. Particularly learning myth zombies! There are several that seem overly prolific. I’ve already ranted about learning styles , but it’s pernicious. And others keep cropping up.

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Top 4 Use Cases Of LMS For Training Retail Workforce

Gyrus

Understanding the major Use Cases of an LMS for Retail training is important for retail outlets that wish to boost the productivity of their retail workforce

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Using xAPI data to view Assessment results – Use Case

Adult Learning with Technology

As part of the development and introduction of xAPI into a large organisation, it can always be a challenge to provide the benefits. I’d like to share with you how. Apps and Tools for eLearning eLearning Learning Analytics xAPI Experience API

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How Docebo Discover, Coach & Share Could Help you Uncover Learning Gold

Docebo

Learning is a journey, one where the destination can sometimes be too far in the distance to clearly make out. We all want our learners to discover new insights, but it’s important that admins are able to easily manage this, and have the tools to prove that all of their hard work is actually having an impact on the business. Are you still trying to uncover the impact that learning is having on your organization ?

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Smarter ways to improve the quality of Employee-generated Learning

Challenge to Learn

Many thousands of subject matter experts (SMEs) capture and share their knowledge in the form of a course or assessment using Easygenerator. As we are working closely with our customers, we gained new insights about how to manage and improve the quality of the content in a smarter way. Old school quality control. When companies start with Employee-generated Learning there is always a concern about the quality of the content.

6 Tips to Help You Plan a Successful Online Course

LearnDash

Success in online education begins with thorough and thoughtful planning. The fastest way online courses run into trouble is when they’re launched with insufficient planning. Without planning your course, you can easily create a series of lessons that miss their target audience, fail to meet learner needs, or don’t establish a strong course objective. When developing new courses, creating checklists is helpful to ensure that you are covering all your bases.

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From Surviving to Thriving: Returning to what science says about how we think, work, and learn

Speaker: Clark Quinn, Ph.D., Author and Executive Director of Quinnovation

The pandemic and associated upheavals of 2020 have led to both the need and opportunity to rethink how we think, work, and learn. In this session, Dr. Quinn will go over the implications for learning and working effectively both in general and in this new era. Come see what L&D can, and should, do to help transform organizations to work smarter (and wiser)!

How is HR Leading the Future of Work Transformation

Infopro Learning

The future of work is here, and HR teams are driving the changes that are helping organizations adapt. Digital transformation has impacted every industry and the way they interact with their customers, but it has also significantly influenced everyday workplace. Automation has hugely changed the jobs that are needed to run a business. In a recent survey, it was found that 40% of organizations have created new positions such as data analysts to their workforce.

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Top Tips for converting Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to E-Learning

Gyrus

Top Tips for converting Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to E-Learning. Converting ILT to e-learning opens the doors for people who wish to learn as per their own schedule and budget

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6 Microlearning Tactics to Include in Your Corporate eLearning

TOPYX LMS

Microlearning is one of the most effective types of corporate training employers can leverage. Whereas traditional training can be draining to some learners, microlearning is a different story. Microlearning , which eLearningIndustry.com defines as, “The more engaging, less time-consuming, and cheaper-to-produce sibling of regular eLearning,” is beneficial to learners as well as employers.

Food for Thought for Personalized and Adaptive Learning

Upside Learning

Living in a world where everything’s personal When thinking about how learning designers can practice designing personalized learning experiences, here are some of the words that come to mind: So what is it really that has triggered personalized and adaptive learning as the hot topic in recent trends? In an age where the Marketing industry […]. Upside Learning

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

What is eLearning? eLearning Defined to Benefit Your Business

Lambda Solutions

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7 Benefits of Taking Online Courses

LearnDash

Online courses offer several huge advantages for learners over in-person training. For learners who have never taken an online course, signing up can be a little intimidating. Most of us are used to the traditional course model, where we go to a classroom and learn in person from instructors. We’re used to choosing courses based on what’s available that semester, interacting with peers face-to-face, and regular class schedules. In other words, we know what we’re in for.

How Learning Experiences Will Change in 2020: An Interview with Nolan Hout

Infopro Learning

As the year 2020 begins, many are now wondering what kinds of training trends will take hold this year. The world of L&D is constantly changing, but one thing is certain, positive learning experiences are high in demand. 76% of employees want opportunities for career growth [1]. 7 out of 10 people say that training and development opportunities influence their decision to stay at a company [2].

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Designing for eLearning 101

B Online Learning

One of the most important things we need when designing anything is Inspiration. Where do we get our ideas from for a design? How […]. The post Designing for eLearning 101 appeared first on B Online Learning. Articulate Design Development

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

How a Learning Experience Platform Improves Retail Staff Productivity

TOPYX LMS

Employee productivity is important across all industries, especially retail. Retail companies rely on the performance of their staff to generate sales and attract and retain customers. Without a productive workforce, a retail organization can’t survive. One of the most common barriers to retail employee productivity is the lack of training and continued education. When retail training is insufficient, employees are unable to perform their job roles effectively and their productivity declines.

How to Compare Employee Training Pricing

ej4 eLearning

We frequently get requests from prospects inquiring about the pricing of our employee training videos, as if we are selling widgets. When we explain that we are not like other training companies and we customize our pricing based on your needs, they push back and many say their boss just wants the cheapest option. Training & Development

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How to be a world-class educational technologist

Clark Quinn

On LinkedIn, I was asked: “I would like to ask sir, how can I be a world-class educational technologist?” ” And I thought that was a very interesting question. (Of Of course, my immediate response should be “how should I know? ;) But I thought I’d do a bit better. So here’s a recast of my response. First, I get requests about how to get started as an instructional designer (particularly offers to come work for me).