September, 2020

Building a Leadership Development Program that Delivers Business Benefits

InfoPro Learning

Why You Need a Leadership Development Program. Investing in leader development has quickly become a high priority for many organizations this year.

Identifying the Right Product Knowledge Training Methodology for Your Business

InfoPro Learning

Now that quality customer experiences are one of the leading key factors consumers consider before making a purchase, improving customer service has become a high priority for many organizations.

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What Does the Science Say About Microlearning?

ej4 eLearning

“What, exactly, is microlearning? Does it work? Is this just the next popular trend, or is it supported by science?”

How To Set Daily Goals to Manage Multiple Projects

Experiencing eLearning

Many instructional designers, elearning developers, and LXDs manage multiple projects simultaneously. We’re often working on several staggered projects, especially while waiting for stakeholders to review something.

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Need Help with LearnDash? Start Here.

LearnDash

Are you a new LearnDash user with some questions about how to set up your course? Here’s how to find the help you need. Over the years, we’ve seen LearnDash users create a range of courses, using our plugin in ways we would never have thought of doing ourselves.

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Skills, competencies, and moving forward

Clark Quinn

I was asked, recently, about skills versus competencies. The context was an individual who saw orgs having competency frameworks, but only focusing on skill development. The question was where the focus should be. And I admit I had to look up the difference first!

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Accelerating the Learners’ Lifecycle to Catalyze Growth with Managed Learning

InfoPro Learning

If you are looking for ways you can speed up the time to competency of employees in training, you may want to consider if outsourcing with a managed learning services partner is right for your company.

JANE HART – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

JANE HART - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS. ABOUT JANE HART: Jane Hart is the Founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) – one of the world’s leading websites on learning trends, technologies and tools.

L&D and D&D: Learning and Role Playing Games

Experiencing eLearning

I was invited to be part of a discussion about D&D (Dungeons and Dragons), role playing games, and learning. Luis Malbas of TLDC hosted a conversation with Matthew Piece, Jonathan Rock, and me.

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

4 Easy Steps to Building eLearning

B Online Learning

Let’s take a step back from the point of building eLearning, and ask some questions. What is the goal of the course? What […]. The post 4 Easy Steps to Building eLearning appeared first on B Online Learning. Design Development

7 Ideas for Running a Virtual E-Learning Event

LearnDash

Virtual events give your learners an opportunity to connect socially and add to the value of your course. Online courses allow educators to create material and then resell it numerous times to multiple learners. However, courses are rarely sources of passive income.

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Learning science again

Clark Quinn

In an earlier post, I made a defense of cognitive psychology (really, to me, cognitive science, a bigger umbrella). And, previously, the case for learning science. And I’m coming at learning science again, with a personal interest.

Investing Smartly in Human Capital to Steer Through Transformation

InfoPro Learning

At the start of the year many organizations were planning on investing heavily into their corporate training programs for improved human capital management and to increase employee productivity.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

How to Use Microlearning to Maximize Remote Training in Challenging Times

TOPYX LMS

COVID-19 has presented unique training challenges for organizations. It has caused a variety of shifts in the corporate training world. Primarily, COVID-19 has forced workers to learn in a socially distanced and often remote environment, making instructor-led training (ILT) less popular.

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ID and eLearning Links 9/29/20

Experiencing eLearning

As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog. In this post, I share links on writing better dialogue, sample projects for inspiration, and useful tools for different kinds of learning. Writing dialogue.

Facilitation Tips Series, Part 3: Why are You Using Icebreakers?

InSync Training

While researching evidence-based practices for the virtual classroom , I was looking for specific examples of activities that supported proven approaches like retrieval practice and feedback.

Blog Round-up: Gamification

LearnDash

Gamification is one of the most effective ways to increase learner engagement in your course. If you’ve spent enough time reading about how to design an engaging online course, you’ve probably heard of gamification. While the buzz word may be recent, the concept itself is not.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

Addressing fear in learning

Clark Quinn

One of my mantras in ‘make it meaningful ‘ is that there’re three things to do. And one of those was kind of a toss away, until a comment in a conversation with a colleague brought it home. So here’s a first take at addressing fear in learning.

The State of Learning Measurement

Upside Learning

With the L&D industry at the cusp of a transformation, the effort to secure a seat at the table, and work as partners in strategizing organizational growth, is evident.

Using Learning Style Models in eLearning

B Online Learning

Learning design is all about designing the right learning for the right audience, catering for different learning styles and maximising the opportunities for […]. The post Using Learning Style Models in eLearning appeared first on B Online Learning. Design Development

Planning a Branching Scenario

Experiencing eLearning

After I have completed my analysis for a branching scenario , I spend time planning before I start actually writing the content. My planning includes three components: A scenario concept and summary An outline A list of mistakes. Scenario Concept and Summary.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

What are the best strategies to create high learning impact modules

Gyrus

Carefully planned training programs are a must if organizations want to maximize their returns on learning technology. Here are ways to create effective strategies for high learning impact modules

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18 Apps that Integrate with Zapier and Your Course

LearnDash

Zapier integrates with LearnDash—and from there, to nearly every other app you want to use. When most course creators start building content, it’s because they want to turn their expertise in a particular field into a profitable business model.

In Defense of Cognitive Psychology

Clark Quinn

A recent Donald Clark post generated an extension from Stephen Downes. I respect both of these folks as people and as intellects, but while I largely agreed with one, I had a challenge with the other. So here’s a response, in defense of cognitive psychology. The caveat is that my Ph.D.

Allen Interactions and Clients Garner 6 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence in Learning Awards

Allen Interactions

The Brandon Hall Awards Group has awarded six HCM Excellence in Learning Awards to Allen Interactions, a leading custom learning and digital engineering company focused on performance improvement. Press Release Award Awards Brandon Hall Learning Excellence in Learning HCM

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.