April, 2019

Don’t Target Top or Bottom Performers: Move the Middle

Gameffective

Where should change begin? When looking to improve business performance through enhanced employee productivity, managers tend to focus on either leaders or laggards.

Is your Instructor Led Training Agile?

mLevel

Is Your Instructor Led Training Agile? Agile is defined as the ability to move quickly and easily. Of course, everything from software development to project management is agile these days, yes, even learning – but it’s limited to the learning creation side of the business.

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7 Components of High-Quality Online Content

CourseArc

Students of today are very different from those in the past. Is education changing to keep up? Probably not fast enough.

Focus on What’s Important for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

My daughter is in kindergarten this year. It’s been so much fun to watch her process of learning to read and write. During their unit about animals, my daughter wrote some facts about fish. A fish moves with its tail and fin. Its covering is called scales. Fish do not have eyebrows.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Micro-learning’s unsung sibling

E-Learning Provocateur

Micro-learning is so hot right now. But I’m not going to deliberate over its definition. If you’re into that, check out Shannon Tipton’s Microlearning: The Misunderstood Buzzword and 7 Deadly Myths of Microlearning.

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How to Design Performance-Based eLearning Interactions

Tim Slade

One of the most important lessons I learned when I first started designing and developing eLearning courses was the importance of building performance-based eLearning interactions. However, this wasn’t a lesson I learned quickly.

7 Creative Ways To Make The Most Of eLearning Pre-Assessments

Dashe & Thomson

How much do your online learners really know, and how well are they able to apply it in the real world? That’s the million-dollar question when you’re designing an eLearning course. It’s all about identifying the gaps so that you can bridge them as quickly, and stress-free, as possible.

Build the bridge to self-learning: Help individuals help themselves

Jane Hart

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What I Learned at LSCon 2019

Experiencing eLearning

I had a great time at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. I loved being able to meet people in person who I had previously only met online and reconnecting with folks from past conferences.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

3 Shocking Facts About Knowledge Retention

Docebo

Employees forget up to 50% of what they learned within an hour. One of the biggest obstacles preventing L&D effectiveness is an employee’s ability to retain knowledge that is critical to their job.

Not All Remote Workers Are Lonely

InSync Training

Recently, a Reuters article titled How to Create Connections at Work in the Age of Isolation went viral on LinkedIn. The main point that resonated with readers? The loneliness of remote workers. Today, organizations look wildly different than they did even ten years ago.

Improve Employee Social Awareness Through Workplace Empathy

ej4 eLearning

People appreciate when you show care and concern. Empathy is defined as “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.” It’s a skill that can be and should be trained in the workplace.

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LMS Software: The Difference Between SCORM Compliant and SCORM Certified

TOPYX LMS

The corporate LMS market is large, and growing, expected to reach $7 billion globally¹ by 2023. There are an enormous number of vendors for corporations to choose from, each offering a different suite of content, features, and pricing. LMS Software LMS Features

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

How much time do you spend self-learning?

Jane Hart

So how much do YOU spend on some planned self-learning a week – not just formal learning (i.e. by taking online courses) but in informal ways like accessing online resources (videos, blogs, podcasts, web articles, etc). as well as interacting with the people in your professional network?

How practicing mental math can make managers better at business

Your Training Edge

Managers who influence decisions and strategy must see through the numbers to avoid expensive and foolish mistakes. One out of 5 adults in the United Kingdom struggles with mental arithmetic, according to a study by YouGov.

5 Ways To Manage Your Training Resources More Effectively

Accessplanit

The acquisition and proper use of internal and external resources to deliver a project on time and on budget is one of a training provider’s biggest concerns. Buying Software Automation Management

How to Leverage Your eLearning Investment for Business Growth

Dashe & Thomson

As a Learning and Development professional, you probably get asked to justify the cost of your eLearning expenses.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

5 Ways to Improve Online Course Completion Rates

LearnDash

Understanding the factors that affect course completion rates can help you retain students. When you first recruit students for your courses they are enthusiastic and committed. But over time that commitment wanes and some students end up dropping out without completing the course. How can you prevent drop outs and increase your online course completion rates? That might seem like an impossible question to answer.

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The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice

Matrix

The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. No longer confined by geography, people who share the same interests can connect, share and grow as a community online.

The 101 Guide on Learning Management Systems for Manufacturing

Gyrus

Find 101 Guide on learning management systems for manufacturing. These tips will double your business success and rapidly increase employee’s skills

The 3 Ws of Learning Evaluation & Analytics

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. Did the training work?”. If your stakeholders asked you this question, would you have an answer supported by proof, or would you feel anxious about demonstrating the value of your work ?

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

3 Ways Companies with Over 1,000 Employees Can Reduce Time to Productivity for New Hires

TOPYX LMS

It takes the average employee 5 to 6 months to become fully productive.¹ This can end up costing large businesses a lot of money in lost productivity.

Improving Workforce Engagement and Performance: Exploring 3 Significant Modules of Mobile LMS

G-Cube

With an increasing scope of on-demand training, the deployment of mobile Learning Management Systems is also increasing. The ability to access training courses across personalized mobile devices enable the new-age workforce to get information on their fingertips.

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3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor

Docebo

Win over IT leadership when building your business case for learning technology. Understanding the many benefits that a modern learning platform can bring to your organization is easy. Presenting them to your executive team to gain executive buy-in? That’s a little more difficult.

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How To Help Your Employees to be the Best They Can Be

Your Training Edge

The workers who are successful managers are gold. Your manager will be subject to heavy labor, pressure, and pressure. So, assist your manager and do everything possible to develop your skills and to facilitate your step ups. Whenever you are a manager, you will appreciate the same thing.

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Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.