March, 2016

The benefits of applying the 70:20:10 learning framework

Docebo

Considering a new informal learning approach? New report outlines the benefits of applying 70:20:10.

Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now

Association eLearning

I recently attended the Training 2016 Conference and Expo as an exhibitor. I was able to talk with many training and development representatives from a wide variety of organizations about their LMS needs. During these discussions I asked, “what aspects or features are you looking for in an LMS?

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LMSs Lower Costs for Nonprofits

TOPYX LMS

Contrary to popular myth, social media is not free. This is particularly true when it is used for the purpose of marketing a product or service. Many entities suffer from the financial burden of social media, but none more so than nonprofit organizations.

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How to Motivate Students Online - Video Interview with Curt Bonk

JoomlaLMS

You’ve bought a Learning Management System, invested a lot of money into marketing and promotion but didn’t receive the return on investments. Students drop your classes and don’t recommend your online courses to the peers as they think the class wasn’t worth their money and time. Sounds familiar?

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[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Supporting all the ways people learn at work

Jane Hart

In my previous post I showed how people learn at work in a multitude of ways. In this post I want to show how organisations are supporting learning more widely across the organisation.

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Build a stronger team, faster: Best practices in employee onboarding

Docebo

Build a stronger team, faster: Best practices in employee onboarding Most rapid-growth technology companies have simply neglected to implement an efficient strategy for onboarding new hires , despite the obvious need.

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Why Microlearning Works

Grovo

Microlearning is the process of building successful behaviors in short, focused segments. It’s an approach to learning that uses small moments of real-time behavior adjustment to create continuing performance improvement in individuals and organizations. Sound complicated? It’s not.

3 Signs an LMS Lacks the Right Reporting Tools

TOPYX LMS

Have you heard the phrase, “Content is king”? It does a good job summing up the corporate world we work in today. Everyday, businesses consume and distribute huge amounts of content and data.

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Terrific TED Talks for Training Professionals

Administrate

At Administrate, we’re big on team education, and one of the sources our staff get a shed-load of value from is TED.

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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.

How do YOU learn at work?

Jane Hart

One of the early tasks that the learning professionals in my L&D Challenge undertake is to consider how they themselves learn at work. It is clear from what they share with the group that. they learn in a multitude of ways – and that very little of it happens through conventional training.

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Poor Learning Content Management Can Hamper The Organization As A whole: An Insight

G-Cube

All learning professionals agree on the many benefits of continual learning in the organizational scenario. Training and learning is beneficial for both employees as well as the organization as a whole.

Elearning, e-learning and eLearning: What’s in a word?

Docebo

How do you talk about elearning (or e-learning, or elearn) in 2016? No one knows how to spell elearning. Actually,” you might say, “No one knows how to spell e-learning ,” but you’d be wrong. Or would you?

Story-based elearning: top tips for captivating elearning

Kineo

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

Why Millennials Love Microlearning

Grovo

Across the business landscape, a new generation of worker is taking over. Over 75% of the labor force will be millennials by 2019. Grooming these employees for leadership positions will be L&D’s biggest challenge of the coming decade. “In

6 Gamification Benefits You Should Know

LearnDash

Many elearning programs benefit from having some form of gamification incorporated into their courses.

What does L&D “transformation” really mean?

Jane Hart

There are now many people in the industry talking of the need for transformation and change in L&D (me included!).

7 Tips to Choose the Right Color Scheme for Your Online Training Course

Allen Interactions

By Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas. Color has the ability to inspire, calm, and excite our corporate learners. On the other hand, it also has the capacity to evoke anger, confusion, and a plethora of other negative emotions that can hinder the online training process.

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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.

How to develop effective employee training programs for global media teams

Docebo

How to develop effective employee training programs for global media and publishing teams When I decided to conduct a mini-experiment with my Docebo colleagues as the subjects, I basically knew what I was getting into.

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Story-based elearning: top tips for captivating elearning

Kineo

Independent Software Vendors and E-learning Companies: An Alliance That Spells Success

G-Cube

With the tremendous growth in the world of Information Technology, there are innumerable players in the industry – big as well as small. The IT industry has many residents and it flourishes best when all of them co-exist and depend on each other in a symbiotic manner.

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Why “WIIFM” Matters For ELearning

LearnDash

When creating an elearning course there are many different components that are said to improve their effectiveness. First and foremost: the course has to have quality content. Without good content then the course will always be sub-par.

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.

3 – L&D roles to support learning at work

Jane Hart

In the first post in this series I showed the many different ways that people learn at work , and in the second I talked about the activities involved in supporting all the ways people learn at work.

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Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning

Lambda Solutions

Did you know you can use the Moodle learning management system to make money?

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Training Isn't Learning

The Peformance Improvement

Companies continue to put substantial resources into employee training programs with the hope that these programs will prepare their employees for jobs now and in the future. For example, AT&T is starting to retrain its entire workforce as it transitions from phone lines to the cloud.

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Quality Assurance: Fine-Tuning Your eLearning to Be Its Best

Association eLearning

Chapter 1: The Basics. Quality assurance, or QA as it is better known, is a vastly important yet surprisingly underappreciated aspect of eLearning. Most course creators and teams do a fine job of working out the errors, called “bugs,” prior to delivery.

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.