May, 2019

How subject matter experts can create more effective learning

Challenge to Learn

An increasing number of subject matter experts are sharing their knowledge in a variety of ways. One of them is the creation of learning content. Facilitating this is the core role of my company Easygenerator. We provide a hassle-free authoring platform for them to share knowledge effortlessly.

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Shaming, safety, & misconceptions

Clark Quinn

Another twitter debate , another blog post. As an outgrowth of a #lrnchat debate, a discussion arose around whether making errors in learning could be a source of shaming. This wasn’t about the learners, however, being afraid of being shamed. Instead it was about whether the designers would feel proscribed from making real errors because of their expectation of learner’s emotions. And, I have strong beliefs about why this is an important issue.

8 Budget-Friendly Ways to Create a Moment of Need Online Training Repository

Dashe & Thomson

There are times when employees require immediate online training tools to complete tasks, build skills, or brush up on company policy. Waiting for the next scheduled online training session would not only diminish their productivity but also put customer satisfaction at risk. The challenge that organizations face is figuring out how to address their needs on the spot with the resources available.

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Instructional Design Hourly Rates and Salary

Experiencing eLearning

What is your hourly rate as an instructional designer? How much do you make if you’re a full-time salaried employee? What about freelance or consultant rates? People frequently ask me these questions, and I always refer people to the same resources.

Beyond Face-to-Face: Solving the Digital Practice Problem

Speaker: Bryan Naas, Director of Sales Enablement, Lessonly

Just like training and practice is the cornerstone of any top athlete or artist, the same is true in the workplace. But in the world of sales, practice is often restricted to conference room role-playing and in-person scenarios. Join Bryan Naas, Sales Enablement Director at Lessonly, to learn the tactics you can use to make digital practice a part of the fabric of your teams’ daily schedules.

My Oprah Moment: ATD ICE 2019

Learning Rebels

Oprah was the keynote speaker at the Association for Talent Development, International Conference and Expo (ATD ICE) this morning and she dropped the mic on all of us. I wish I could say that everyone got a car, but I guess that is not what the universe had in mind for me today.

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8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting to Sell Courses

LearnDash

You know you want to start an online course business, but you worry about making mistakes that will stop it in its tracks. While it’s great that you are aware of the potential for error, there is no need to be afraid.

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8 Things To Look For In An eLearning Solution For Small And Medium Businesses

JoomlaLMS

To find a perfect LMS for your small or medium business, check out the following tips. Blog articles

Welcome Aboard: Benefits of Using Video for Employee Onboarding

ej4 eLearning

With the labor shortage and skills gap, it is already difficult to hire or promote qualified candidates. You don’t want to blow it with poor onboarding.

Time Estimates for eLearning Development

Experiencing eLearning

One common question is “how long will it take to create this elearning?” ” It’s important to estimate the effort and time required for different tasks. Because I work for myself, I have to create good estimates.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

Revisiting SXSW: Training Design Ideas From Surprising Sources

Dashe & Thomson

As innovation in technology continues to skyrocket, organizations and their people experience change at an unprecedented pace, leaving everyone a bit weary just trying to keep up.

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CourseArc Announces Partnership with Griffin-Hammis Associates

CourseArc

Griffin-Hammis Associates (GHA), a nationally recognized leader in Customized Employment training and technical assistance, announces the upcoming release of its newly revised Certified Business and Technical Assistance Consultant (CBTAC) course.

7 Tips for Editing E-learning Content

LearnDash

Good editing is at the heart of great writing. Here’s how it can take your e-learning content to the next level. I’ve never liked the old aphorism that “there are no great writers, only great editors.”

Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training

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Today, elearning authoring tools are playing a significant role in the development of training courseware. With the continuous evolution of the training and development industry, the scope of using rapid authoring tools is also increasing.

3 Tips to Measure and Analyze the ROI of your Custom eLearning Solution

Providing engaging and relevant eLearning for your learners can be a sizable investment. How do you measure both the quantitative and qualitative results of your efforts? These 3 tips show you how to do a big picture analysis so you can give a full account on your next eLearning project.

Strategies You Can Follow Today to Successfully Deploy Your Online Training

Your Training Edge

Migrating your traditional training methods to the online world can be challenging. You may be overwhelmed by questions such as which LMS software to use, how to diversify learning materials, and whether you should offer personalized training paths.

Why Technology Training is Critical for Financial Services Companies

TOPYX LMS

Tech training is essential to the success of banking and other financial institutions - as much as 70 percent of financial services leaders are concerned about the speed of change in technology.¹

5 Reasons Why LMS is Essential for the Service And Technology Industry

Gyrus

The service and technology industry carries a critical need for ongoing training of its employees. The fact that technology changes at an accelerated rate causes IT departments and companies to focus closely on delivering online training for both existing employees and new hires.

Build Your Learning Technology Fan Club With These User Adoption Tips

Absorb LMS

It’s an exciting day when your learning technology gets installed. Whether you’re replacing an existing learning management system or starting fresh, your success will depend on how you demonstrate its benefits to your staff. Here’s how to get your workforce to log on and learn.

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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 to Script a Video for Your E-Learning Content

LearnDash

Videos are an important component of your e-learning course. Here’s why you shouldn’t wing it.

3 Tricks for Facilitating Blended Learning

InSync Training

Has your organization jumped on the blended learning bandwagon, yet? This formal- and informal-learning combination approach to training moves beyond “hot trend” – it offers the opportunity to support learners after structured events end.

Is E-Learning Possible Without Learning Management System?

Your Training Edge

Depending upon the nature of your business and clients you deal with, you may or may not require a Learning Management System. To be very precise and straightforward to my question, I will say, yes, eLearning is possible without LMS.

Check Out My New Online Courses New eLearning Designers!

Tim Slade

Last year, when I published The eLearning Designer’s Handbook , I decided at the last minute (about a week before the book went live ) to build a companion online course: Getting Started with The eLearning Development Process.

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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.

Corporate LMS Systems: When to Replace Outdated Software

TOPYX LMS

Corporate learning management systems provide a number of benefits to an organization: centralizing and standardizing company training, controlling L&D costs, and streamlining and improving the effectiveness of employee learning and development. LMS User Experience LMS Comparison Corporate LMS

Optimizing Onboarding Experience through Modern Learning Management Systems

G-Cube

Today, hiring employees to work more efficiently in the workplace is becoming more critical than ever. An engaging online onboarding program helps to streamline the workforce through a continuous process which makes more competent.

7 Reasons to Create Your First Online Course

LearnDash

Creating your first online course can have a significant positive impact on your business and career. Online courses offer a number of advantages to you as an industry professional.

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Why Make the Change from Training to Learning Campaigns?

InSync Training

Learning is a process. As workplaces rapidly evolve to adapt to changing market dynamics, skill building must change too. Trainers work to support technical and soft-skill improvement within the same program. How can we balance both? By using learning campaigns.

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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.