January, 2021

L&D Programs to Strengthen Leadership Across Your Organization

Dashe & Thomson

As talent development responsibilities extend beyond the Human Resources department, management and leadership teams express their needs for more support in developing their skills as well as their staff’s skills.

Managed Learning Services and the Future of Work

Infopro Learning

Future Learning Landscape Predictions. This past year organizations have been focusing on converting existing learning programs into formats better suited for employees who are now working remotely.

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3 Advantages to Shorter Corporate Training Courses and How to Trim Them

TOPYX LMS

The length of a corporate training course can contribute to its success or to its failure because it can encourage or hinder learner engagement. That’s why it’s critical for L&D teams to carefully consider how long each online training course should be.

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Tips to Create Better eLearning Development Content

G-Cube

Content for eLearning is only useful if the learner remains engaged. There are best practices you can use to ensure you are developing the most useful content.

Professional Development Your Employees Actually Want

Did you know? Language learning is a proven PD tool that many employees already want, whether their organization is multilingual or not. In this eBook, you’ll learn how language learning makes employees more productive, reduces turnover, and more.

Learning Trends to Fully Embrace in 2021

Clarity Consultants

COVID-19 fundamentally altered the learning landscape in 2020. Organizations typically had to adopt a work-from-home model with little notice, causing them to focus heavily on simply maintaining typical operations.

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How to Develop eLearning on Data and Statistics – Case Study

eLearning Company

On a recent project, we were tasked with developing a series of eLearning modules on using statistical data and processing gender data in order to reach sustainable development goals.

Why A Micro Content Strategy Works And How Brain Science Supports This Learning Method

Dan Keckan

Microlearning ties into the wiring and function of the human brain. No matter the various learning styles and preferences, learning in smaller bites works. This article examines the connections between MicroLearning, brain science, attention spans, and Just-In-Time delivery.

7 Common eLearning Myths: Debunked!

KnowledgeAnywhere

virtual training and learning has increased at light speed over the past year, many people have turned to eLearning in order to improve training outcomes. Unfortunately, many myths persist that have left people unsure about virtual learning. Have you fallen prey to these common training myths?

Learning Experience Design: Everything You Need to Know

eLearningMind

Share on facebook. Facebook. Share on twitter. Twitter. Share on linkedin. LinkedIn. Share on email. Email. UX designers are the rock stars of the design world: they’re the folks who worry about user experience on everything from phone apps to toasters to your car’s coffee cup holders.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

5 Ways Institutions Planned and Implemented Online Classes (and What Work Really Well)

Clarity Consultants

While online classes are technically nothing new, many higher education institutions had to transition a significant portion of their courses with little notice due to COVID-19. As a result, many colleges and universities didn’t have much time for planning.

Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

In a previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters (a mentor and mentee or learning character) to deliver eLearning content. In this post, I’ll explain how to write and structure these conversations for eLearning.

What is an LMS authoring tool?

PSB

Introduction. While e-learning authoring tools are a must – in every L&D toolbox – new technologies are changing the way we produce and deliver digital learning.

Informal Learning For Beginners: Are You Ready To Engage Your Telecommuting Teams?

Dan Keckan

What is informal learning and how can it benefit your geographically dispersed staffers? This article covers the basics, benefits, and key characteristics. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

LearnDash Plans for 2021

LearnDash

Prepare for a very active year! Happy New Year, LearnDashers! I think we are all glad 2020 is behind us as we look forward to great things to come this year.

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Zoom Haiku

InSync Training

A few years back, InSync producer Jakob Hofmann wrote some fun producer haiku. Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Production Just For Fun

Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

“ Heart, leaves, foliage ” by Bianca Mentil is licensed by Pixabay. February may be short, but all the better to get us into spring. This little month packs a whirlwind of free webinars to keep your motivation up — that is, if you have the time to tune in.

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ID and eLearning Links 1/26/2021

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 creating certificates in Storyline, the benefits of sharing your work, and tools for visuals and videos. Certificates in Storyline.

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5 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.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

Customer Education is the most underestimated competitive advantage organizations have. And while traditionally it applied to businesses selling widgets or software, customer education now also applies to governments, and non-profits, who have a product or service.

7 Visual Distractions You Should Eliminate From Your eLearning Course Design

Dan Keckan

Visuals are meant to improve learner comprehension and allow them to assign meaning. However, misplaced or irrelevant design elements can have the opposite effect. In this article, I discuss 7 visual distractions you should eliminate from your eLearning course as soon as possible.

Workplace Diversity Training Best Practices

Infopro Learning

The way we work and interact has changed rapidly over the course of the year. The spread of Covid19 caused a significant number of employees to move into remote roles working from home. Business models have changed. The global workforce and number of distributed teams is still growing exponentially.

Delivering Excellent Customer Service through Training

dVinci Interactive

Delivering Excellent Customer Service through Training The key to customer retention at international franchise chain Duck Donuts is more than simply providing a delicious product. It’s about baking in extraordinary customer service with every transaction.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Online Course

LearnDash

Ready to take your course to the next level in 2021? Here are some ideas for how to improve. It’s a new year, and for most business owners, that means it’s time to reflect on how far they’ve come since the previous year, and where they hope to go in the year to come.

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How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

What is conversation-driven elearning? One strategy for creating a story for learning is delivering content with two narrators having a conversation. This differs from the traditional approach of a single narrator lecturing.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

JULIE DIRKSEN - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Taking Data To The Business: Learning Analytics And Your Organization

Dan Keckan

Learning professionals are increasingly looking to bring learning analytics to the centre of their practice. But to do so effectively they have to be clear-eyed about the challenges of communicating an evidence-based narrative about learning to time-poor executive stakeholders.

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

Updates on my books

Clark Quinn

At this calendar inflection, it’s interesting to note how time flies. I was somewhat amazed to find out that my first three books were already out of print! And there are two reasons to keep them out there. For one, because there’s still some interest (I get pinged occasionally).

MWL 2021: New roles and responsibilities

Jane Hart

In MWL 2021 Back to Basics we looked at the 3 key strands of work: (1) Promoting continuous self-learning, (2) Supporting continuous learning from the work, and (3) Modern Training. But this will not be the sole responsibility of the L&D function.

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Metrics in Learning Analytics

MakingBetter

Where dimensions frame a problem space, metrics in learning analytics are how to make sense of an analysis. The post Metrics in Learning Analytics appeared first on MakingBetter. Learning Analytics dimensions learning analytics metrics strategy xAPI