January, 2022

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Not our job

E-Learning Provocateur

Despite the prevailing rhetoric for the Learning & Development function to be “data driven”, data for the purposes of evaluating what we do is notoriously hard to come by. Typically we collect feedback from happy sheets (which I prefer to call unhappy sheets ) and confirm learning outcomes via some form of assessment. In my experience, however, behavioural change is reported much less often, while anything to do with business metrics even less so.

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Story Research, UX, Resumes: ID Links 1/20/22

Experiencing eLearning

As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog. This post includes links on research on how stories improve learning, UX, transforming teacher resumes, adaptive learning, AI voices, and animation. Research summary: How stories improve learning. Ask the Cognitive Scientist | American Federation of Teachers.

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Making Online Content As Engaging As Your Students' Social Media Feed

eLearning Industry

There are some basic strategies to consider before you start designing your next online course, that can make your students read your content with the same interest with which they browse their social media feed. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Build Your Course Website In Record Time With Kadence Starter Themes

LearnDash

Building your course isn’t an all-day process, especially if you use KadenceWP Starter themes for LearnDash. LearnDash is a learning management system that helps you easily transform your expertise into profitable courses. We lean in heavily on the “easy” part and that’s why we’re always creating new, more effective ways to build courses. Our latest hack includes new starter themes from KadenceWP.

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How to Fix the 10 Biggest Mistakes in Gamification

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning

Are you using gamification as part of your L&D strategy? SMART! According to multiple studies, gamification strategies have been proven to increase engagement, improve knowledge retention, and get stellar results, but what if your results just don’t hit the mark? According to instructional designers interviewed by The Game Agency, some errors are very common when implementing gamified learning.

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Designing the Digital Classroom for Effective Adult Learning

InSync Training

Effective adult learning goes beyond how adults learn and puts theory into practice in the digital classroom. The shift to the digital classroom promises greater flexibility, the opportunity for more frequent interaction, and works to reduce travel costs. But the approach of simply transferring what used to work for in-person training doesn't create a digital experience that leads to effective adult learning or performance improvements - it simply doesn't fit the virtual space.

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The Performance Ecosystem and L&D

Clark Quinn

On LinkedIn recently, a survey in a post asked whether L&D should simply become performance consulting (Y/N). In the ensuing discussion, a comment was made that the binary discussion was flawed, and that a richer picture was possible. I was extremely pleased when she referred to my Revolutionize Learning & Development book , and posted a diagram from it.

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L&D conferences in Australia in 2022

E-Learning Provocateur

Little did I know in March last year that the Learning & Development Leadership Summit would be the only in-person event that I would attend until the L&D Symposium in November! The summit was held in downtown Sydney – immersed in the hustle and bustle of the city, and convenient to boot. In contrast, the symposium was held in the gorgeous Hunter Valley – far enough away from the bright lights to be a hassle to get to, but free of the daily distractions of “work” – allowing u

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Top Employee Retention Mistakes To Avoid To Achieve Business Success

eLearning Industry

High employee turnover can wreak havoc on your profit margin. Our eBook shows you how to launch a winning employee retention plan today. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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4 Psychology Backed Strategies to Keep Your Online Learners Motivated

LearnDash

According to a study from MIT , online course providers are experiencing an increase in signups but later succumb to the struggles of low completion rates. The study cites an average dropout rate of 96% amongst their Harvard cohorts. This is no different from the obstacles that online course creators face. With the absence of face-to-face interaction, keeping learners motivated and engaged enough to finish is proving to be a mountain of an obstacle for anyone opting to offer their courses online

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Revitalizing Dry Content: A Lesson in Engagement

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been given a pile of dry content and asked to create a compelling eLearning course. You’re determined to create something more engaging than the same old course that learners quickly click through, but how do you take this “boring” content and create something relevant and engaging? Many instructional designers will say, “Boring in means boring out.

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What Makes Mobile Learning (mLearning) Different From eLearning?

Gyrus

For keen learners, the distinction between eLearning and mLearning is something they are not bothered about. Both are means of distance education, digital and both require an internet connection (intranet, too in case of eLearning).

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Ease out Onboarding Journey using Extended Enterprise LMS for New Hires

G-Cube

The onboarding process for newly hired employees in any organization can be difficult, time-consuming, costly, and sometimes ineffective due to a lack of proper planning and structuring. This can lead to new hires being demotivated and finding it difficult to adjust to their jobs just because of poor execution of onboarding.

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Going Global with Docebo LMS

Docebo

How LeaderSharp is taking their Canadian leadership development services into the global market. Let’s get to know Chris Jones and his company, LeaderSharp Group. Chris Jones is the CEO and Co-founder of LeaderSharp, a leadership developm ent group founded in 2014 alongside his business partner and wife, Lisa Scott. Based in Calgary, Alberta, their rapidly growing Canadian leadership training and coaching business consists of eight coaches, trainers, and facilitators, and an operations team of

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eLearning Brothers Expands With International Acquisition of Origin Learning

eLearning Brothers

Acquiring the India-based learning design and technology company increases eLearning Brothers headcount over three-fold. American Fork, Utah — January 24, 2022 — eLearning Brothers today announced their second acquisition of 2022—Origin Learning, based out of Chennai, India. Over the past two years, eLearning Brothers has completed five acquisitions and integrated hundreds of employees—all during a global pandemic.

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5 Things Your eLearning Strategy Needs (Beyond a Bigger Course Library)

What makes a great eLearning strategy? There’s no simple blueprint guaranteed to work; but there are recurring themes. The reality of L&D programs is that training needs to be repeatable, scalable, and uphold learning standards. Simultaneously, programs are often more engaging when personalized to the learner. Striking a balance between these demands can be a challenge.

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Facts And Stats That Reveal The Power Of The eLearning Sector

eLearning Industry

This article discusses a few advantages and transformational eLearning trends that help ensure the effective training of students and employees alike. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Best Video Equipment for Recording Your LearnDash Online Course

LearnDash

Creating a course can feel intimidating especially if this is your first attempt. What can make this task even more overwhelming is choosing the right equipment to record your online course videos. Here are our recommendations for the best video equipment for recording an online course. You’ve probably spent hours watching “how-to” Youtube videos, browsing Amazon for the right tech, and budgeting your money so you can afford to make your course look as professional as possible.

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4 Ways Nonprofits Can Effectively Train Volunteers

TOPYX LMS

The pandemic has had a profound impact on nonprofit organizations. Many nonprofits have scrambled to raise funds virtually and are suffering financially. This is especially true for nonprofits that held mostly in-person fundraising events prior to the pandemic.

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Why do you need Corporate Learning Management Software in the Manufacturing industry?

G-Cube

Meet your business goals in the manufacturing industry with corporate learning management software. Helps you to achieve solutions such as effective onboarding, compliance management & meeting health & safety norms as per industry standards.

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How to Buy Learning and Development in 2023

For long, organizations outsourced services expecting to reap the benefits of decentralization—namely, speed, agility, and cost-efficiencies. However, many pure outsourced operations risk devolving into siloed functions with opaque vendor governance and inefficient administration. Before the sourcing organization knows it, their L&D is beyond their control.

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How to Distinguish Between Reliable and Unreliable Information

ansrsource - Accelerating Better Ways to Learn!

The post How to Distinguish Between Reliable and Unreliable Information appeared first on ansrsource.

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Oppression, Not Feelings, Should Be the Focus of DEI

TLNT: Training and L&D

The client was eager to see their preliminary results. They’d hired us to conduct an assessment of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in their organization, and we’d just completed the first phase. We’d run our algorithm on their HR data to see how talent moved through the organization, and we’d completed an employee satisfaction survey. We had some colorful, cool-looking graphs we were eager to present. .

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Contextualized Learning At Its Finest: Top Tips To Foster Real-World Application With Online Bootcamps

eLearning Industry

When digital bootcamps align their learning paths with the job roles that enterprises need, it provides a faster and more effective learning experience. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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How to Structure An Online Course

LearnDash

If you structure an online course well, you’ll keep people engaged. Have you ever sat in a lecture – clearly presented by an expert – only to discover that you’re bored out of your mind and can’t stay awake? In my series focused on online courses , we’ve covered who should create a course , and how to come up with course topics , but now we need to work on keeping an audience engaged.

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The AI Conundrum: How HR Can Prepare for the Storm of Change

Speaker: Kate Bischoff - CEO and Founder of k8bisch LLC (formerly tHRive Law & Consulting)

It’s no secret that the indication of AI has drastically changed most industries. But with every advancement, there are new hurdles to overcome. Recent research suggests that AI may introduce prejudice and discrimination into decision-making processes, leading to unequal chances. Given that HR and recruiting often use AI, this has the potential to become a serious problem.

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4 Ways Every Manager Can Create a Positive Learning Culture | Download the Guide

Degreed

How can team leaders can advance L&D? And why is that important? Managers with engaged teams can boost productivity — and a positive learning culture is key. Whether you’re a manager with a motivated team or an L&D pro looking for new strategies to share with supervisors, our shareable quick guide can help create the right conditions for learning to flourish.

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Four Leading Learning and Development (L&D) Traits to Watch Beyond 2022

G-Cube

We live in a transformation where machines and analytics are replacing many jobs. Automation, artificial intelligence, and robotics have reached supreme importance. McKinsey and Company stated that over 800 million jobs could be displaced by automation. Organizations require digital and transferable skills to stay competitive and aggressive.

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How can financial wellness be ensured with 401(k) elearning?  

Creativ Technologies

The employees are struggling with financial wellness, especially due to the pandemic. And companies know that when an employee has financial worries, it leads to adverse consequences. The employees have a lot of needs like constructing a house and paying for their children’s education. But they have to manage other important expenses like taxes, retirement savings, and healthcare.

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Alcohol Compliance Training for Delivery Drivers: Everything You Need to Know

Edume

If you want to start stocking or warehousing alcohol products from third party retailers - or even retail your own - the thought of dealing with compliance laws and regulations may seem daunting. However, many companies have seen value in diversifying their revenue streams and making the effort to introduce alcohol into their service offering. With the right tools - and the proper research - compliance training doesn’t have to be complicated.

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LIVE DEMO: Using PowerPoint to Create Compelling Presentations for Virtual Training

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Have you ever caught an employee sleeping during training? Compelling content is paramount, but trying to do so with the same tools you've always used is complicated, right? Wrong! Powerpoint has excellent features that, with a bit of creativity, can help you improve your presentations and keep your people engaged without going over budget. By utilizing newer components that enable interactive sequences, navigable content to respond to your audience, and pop quizzes for informal knowledge checks

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Developing A More Inclusive eLearning Course

eLearning Industry

This article discusses the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion, ways to address it, how to spot bias, and how it impacts learning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Selling Courses: Which is Better – Evergreen or Launch Model?

LearnDash

Which approach is better when you’re selling courses? We’re in part seven of my series on online courses and it’s time to talk about how you go about selling courses. Should you use the Evergreen model? Or should you use a Product Launch approach? In case you’ve missed the first six parts, here they are: Who should build an online course How do come up with an idea for your online course How to structure your online course All the pre-requisites before you launch How do y

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REALLY? – Consequence Thinking Tip #264

Vignettes Learning

In these difficult / challenging / unprecedented / add your favorite descriptor here / times… Can we actually count the number of times we’ve heard this phrase uttered over the last couple of years?

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