September, 2017

7 Best Practices in Setting Up a Corporate University

Your Training Edge

Building out a corporate university may be one of the most daunting tasks a Learning and Development department faces. Creating the university is more than creating a training department – it involves the entire organization, its future, and even its perceptions of training and development.

Filling in xAPI’s Most Important Gaps

MakingBetter

2017 is a year that is really testing our capacities and limits. Politics, natural disasters, cyber security threats, budgets… even ADL has hit some road bumps. We formed the Data Interoperability Standards Consortium (DISC) a few years ago specifically to hedge against disruptions to ADL’s capacity for spec stewardship so that the people who rely […]. The post Filling in xAPI’s Most Important Gaps appeared first on MakingBetter. Experience API Open Source

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Immediate and Delayed Consequences in Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

In branching scenarios, we can use a combination of immediate and delayed consequences and feedback. Consequences are what happens as a result of decisions; feedback is what we tell learners after decisions. Use Immediate Consequences Often.

The Latest Trends For E- Learning Design In 2017: Take A Glance

G-Cube

With an increase in the development of talented pool of professionals with varied skills and experiences, many questions arise in our minds such as the evolution of instructional designers (IDs) in the last few years. Are their competencies keeping up with the pace of growth?

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.

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The Future of Instructional Design

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. The future of learning has arrived! With virtual reality , gamification , and microlearning , we now have access to a wide variety of strategies, techniques, and technologies when creating our blended learning programs.

6 Must-Read Learning Game Design Books

Knowledge Guru

Designing a game is no easy task, but do you know what’s even more difficult? Designing a game that helps people actually learn something. The BLP team (creators of Knowledge Guru) is no stranger to the challenges that come with learning game creation. That’s why we read about it!

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How do you change from being a sage-on-stage to a guide-on-the side?

The eLearning Nomad

Are you keen on making sure you treat adult learners… well, like adults? Are you good at it in face-to-face workshops but somehow you find this more challenging online and it shows in your participation rates? You’re not alone. I’ve seen some of the most humble, kind and warm people struggle with this. I have observed how people who use great participatory approaches in face-to-face workshops suddenly turn into know-it-all experts online, even if they really don’t intend to. The magic is gone.

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How xAPI Benefits the Learner

eLearning Brothers

xAPI has been a buzzword among eLearning professionals for a while, and rightly so. It’s very exciting to know that you can see exactly who looked at what page in your eLearning and for how long they looked at it.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Increasing Scope Of Embedding Videos For Efficient Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, most of the video-based mobile learning has emerged as a popular medium for workplace training. This increasing shift towards embracing videos for mobile learning encourages organizations to adopt an online learning style which is accessible anytime and from anywhere.

What I want 2 see in your #LMS

eLearning 24-7

I’ve been around the block. I’ve seen great, good, average, bad and downright awful, when it comes to LMSs and their subsets.

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Finding Balance in Blended learning

InSync Training

In a recent blog post, we described modern blended learning as the realization of a harmonic balance of instructional, technical, organizational, and delivery components in support of learner engagement and achievement.

How To Convince Your Subject Matter Expert That Less Is More

Dashe & Thomson

by Andrea May. Working with subject matter experts is not a straight-forward, one-size-fits-all affair. There’s no rulebook with a single set of rules that works for every SME you’ll encounter. Instead, each SME presents a unique challenge for instructional designers and other L&D professionals.

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.

Developing a business culture that drives growth

Kineo

What’s your instant reaction when I use the words ‘business culture’ in terms of the workplace? Positive? Negative? Unfortunately we often can feel negative about the idea of culture at work.

Identifying your Organizational Training Needs: 1

Your Training Edge

Assessment and Measurement Methods. Summary: In this series, we will examine training needs assessment. First, we will explore an overview of needs assessment.

Tinder for Outsourcing Vendors

eLearning Brothers

Outsourcing aspects of your business has become a necessary way of life. To that end, selecting and building a relationship with your vendors is a lot like building a relationship in your personal life.

3 Tips To Meet Modern Learners Digital Expectations

B Online Learning

Did you know that people unlock their phones up to 9 times every hour? If you find this hard to believe, then think about how often you grab your phone as you see a notification light up or hear your phone chime.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

Evaluating and Assessing Modern Blended Learning Outcomes

InSync Training

In discussing the concept of “ blended learning ,” we have previously stated that, “ modern blended learning is selecting the most appropriate delivery technology based on learning objectives, with consideration of time, place, and space.”

So You Think You Can Change: 3 Quick Tips for Conducting a Change Readiness Assessment

Dashe & Thomson

by Amber Pandya. Your company is implementing yet another change. You swear you just got accustomed to your job’s day-to-day technology process, and now corporate is rolling out a new software that’s supposedly going to help you do it better.

Tools for Instructional Investigation: Finding the Root Cause of Waste and Failure

Allen Interactions

By Christopher Allen , MA, PMI-ACP, Product Manager. There’s no better learning technique than preparing to teach others.”. Valid? Implications?

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What identity crisis? Digital transformation and the learning designer

Kineo

Not since the late great Poly Styrene of X Ray Spex sang ‘Identity’ in 1978 has there been such a buzz about identity as there is these days … arguably.​ The onset of digital transformation has many of us in L&D navel-gazing.

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.

Adding the human touch to digital learning content

Clive on Learning

Learning is a very human experience. To learn successfully, it requires us as human beings to exchange information, give and receive feedback, share perspectives, engage together in practical activities, support each other through the bad times and get together to celebrate our successes.

Manage Cognitive Load in Digital Learning

B Online Learning

It’s widely accepted that our memory system consists of three components – a sensory memory that receives information from our surroundings, a working memory to process this information and also to retrieve information from our long-term memory.

Show and Tell: Gamified eLearning in Articulate Storyline 3

Bottom-Line Performance

Today, it’s more important than ever to not pump out boring eLearning courses. If your content and interactions aren’t memorable, the information won’t stick. And with learners’ high expectations, you don’t want to disappoint.

What You Need to Know to Launch A Successful ELearning Startup

JoomlaLMS

The majority of eLearning companies you look up to today have been startups once too. Like you, the founders worked hard to launch a successful eLearning business, made mistakes, learned the hard way, changed strategies and fell into traps.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Why evolving corporate learning isn’t an option

Axonify

The evolution of corporate learning isn’t an option any longer— it’s a must. This was the opening statement made by Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify, during last week’s webinar that was hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), an award-winning multimedia publication that focuses on the benefits and advancements of a properly trained workforce. To say, we have moved rapidly into the modern age would be an understatement.

How to Design an Impactful Training Reinforcement Program

Mindmarker

A reinforcement program is only as strong as its design. When planning your program, the right design can make the difference between an impactful program and one that fails to create lasting change. Leadership Behavior Change Training Reinforcement Onboarding

Is Online Learning the Solution to the Employee Engagement Problem?

TOPYX LMS

. Employee engagement is a riddle no company has solved yet. According to Daily Infographic , 70 percent of employees in the U.S. aren’t engaged at work. Additionally, 75 percent of employees quit their jobs because they dislike their managers. 89 percent of employers think employees leave because of money. 12 percent of employees leave their jobs to take higher paying jobs. 60 percent of employees don’t understand their employers’ goals and strategies.