February, 2016

Top activities for self-development

Your Training Edge

Whenever you ask anyone what they want from life, chances are, they will say they just want to be happy. Happiness, however, is a fluid concept. What makes you happy may not make someone else happy. Moreover, happiness is fleeting; no one can be happy all the time.

6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

Learnnovators

Here’s a quick recap for those just tuning in…. 70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning.

What You Can Expect When Asking a Vendor for Client References

Absorb LMS

It’s pretty common for prospective clients to ask software vendors for references prior to signing a contract.

Why an LMS is a Safe Business Investment

TOPYX LMS

Investments tend to fall into two categories: safe and unsafe. There are certain things most business owners consider to be safe investments, including web space, insurance, marketing, and professional accounting.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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Making Learning Go the Extra Mile: A Spaced Learning Case Study

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The importance of training and learning is growing as organizations all over the world and in different industries are trying to gain an edge in the competition environment. To attain excellence in work and achieve business goals, it is imperative to have a learning culture within the organization.

Here Is Why Mobile Learning Matters

LearnDash

Mobile learning shouldn’t be ignored. In fact, you should ignore it at your own peril! There is a shift occurring in the way people consume digital content. Wherever possible it seems that micro-course content is the perfect way to communicate key messages to learners.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

Adapting to success: 5 minutes with the Elearning Designer of the Year

Kineo

Paul Welch has a passion for innovation in technology. In the last three years he’s played a critical role in the design of many of City & Guilds Kineo’s most cutting-edge, business critical and award-winning projects.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

6 tips to get your company ready for an LMS roll-out

Docebo

After weeks, if not months, of corporate eLearning development and extensive testing, it’s finally time to launch your newly-minted online training course. But before you put your LMS into the spotlight you must answer one very important question: Is your organization ready for it?

What is the Flipped Classroom?

Learnkit

The flipped classroom has grown in popularity in the education space over the past decade – and for very good reason. At Learnkit, we’ve helped a number of our clients transition to a flipped (also known as blended learning ) model for their employee training programs.

Corporate Learners Appreciate The Advantage Of Learning On The Go – An e-Learning Design Perspective

G-Cube

Workplace learning is now one of the top priorities of most organisations who want to keep their employees abreast of the latest trends in their industry and comply with all its norms.

Introduction to Personalized ELearning

LearnDash

The expectations of elearning today have come a long way since it was first introduced. In the past it wasn’t uncommon for an elearning module to simply have some generic text in a PowerPoint-type format. If you were lucky there would be some Clipart included as well.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Tips for Working Smarter, Not Harder

TOPYX LMS

The average person grows up hearing that hard work equals success. Common quotes about hard work include, “Nothing worth having comes easy,” “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard,” and “Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want.” Are these statements correct?

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The 70:20:10 lens

E-Learning Provocateur

In 70:20:10 for trainers I advocated the use of the 70:20:10 model by L&D professionals as a lens through which to view their instructional design.

70+20+10=100: Improving performance with new learning frameworks

Docebo

70+20+10=100: Improving individual and business performance with social and informal learning frameworks.

An eLearning Workflow

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Sally Cox    I spent more than 15 years as an Adobe trainer, teaching people the latest features of new products. One of the things I have learned from this experience is that people don't just want to learn what's new in an application.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Innovation In Induction Training: A Case Study

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Induction programs are an integral part of the corporate world.

Three Reasons to Love Text in e-Learning

Allen Interactions

By Ellen Burns-Johnson , Instructional Designer / @EllenBJohnson. So there you are.

The Best of Both Worlds: LMS for Learners and Trainers

TOPYX LMS

Employees and employers have unique roles in the corporate world. The average employee’s day is spent scrambling to make deadlines and meet the expectations of managers. Things are a little different for employers.

How to keep a diverse workforce engaged?

Origin Learning

Learning needs, pace, moods…. The command and control economy era is over. Smart and strategy-driven business environments are in vogue. Technology absorption is happening at a frenetic pace. Clearly, learning too is undergoing fundamental shifts – a metamorphosis of sorts.

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Webinar - Innovative Applications of Raptivity in Education

Raptivity

Delivering engaging learning content is a real-time challenge for any educator. The key to tackling this issue is by adding interactivity to the online course and simplifying the content based on the audience.

Seven musts for creating effective elearning

Challenge to Learn

Many new eLearning authors create eLearning with a presentation (PowerPoint) mindset. But creating a course is very different from creating a presentation. This article contains seven tips that will help you to create more engaging and effective eLearning modules.

eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun

Learnnovators

When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules. They’ve been the bread and butter of digital learning solutions for decades and the industry behind them has helped many, including myself, feed our families.

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Explaining Elearning to Non-Digital Natives

Learnkit

When I started my role with Learnkit , I was eager to share the good news of my new job with my parents. They’ve always been supportive of my career path and understand the importance of training and development for every type of organization.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Why an LMS is a Great Sales and Marketing Tool

TOPYX LMS

There is not a company in existence that would not benefit from higher sales. After all, increased revenue equals a larger workforce equals higher productivity equals more sales. At least, this would be the cycle in a perfect world.

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Will Millennials Make Great Trainers?

Pract.us

What’s in store for Learning and Development as Millennials take charge? We think of Millennials as the up-and-coming generation. But they’re already here. And according to a 2015 Elance survey , 28% already hold management positions.

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5 Ways ELearning Can Annoy People

LearnDash

Chances are you have taken an online course that you didn’t really enjoy. There are many reasons why someone could dislike an elearning course that they take. If it’s because the content of the course isn’t something that interests them, then there isn’t much you can do.

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