October, 2020

How To Lead Your Industry in Online Employee Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

TOPYX LMS

Employee training has fallen by the wayside for many companies as they have scrambled to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Others have continued to deliver robust remote training due to having a dispersed workforce.

Conquer Your Compliance Challenges with Competency-Based Training

Lambda Solutions

Compliance Onboarding and Training Course Design

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Mistakes to avoid while creating an online course for your team

Gyrus

To ensure that the training content is engaging and produces the right learning outcomes, here are some of the mistakes that should be avoided

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New LearnDash Starter Templates for Astra Theme!

LearnDash

Getting started with a fully functional online course website just got easier! If you are currently using LearnDash, or are thinking about choosing us for your LMS, then I have great news to share!

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

DevLearn 2020 Week 1 Recap

Experiencing eLearning

Last week, I attended the first week of the Learning Guild’s DevLearn 2020 conference, also called DDX (DevLearn Digital Experience). Since we’re not able to gather in person in Las Vegas, the conference is 100% virtual. I want to reflect on my first week at DevLearn.

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Do You Really Need That New Elearning Consultant? If So…

Spark Your Interest

While the benefits of online learning have been clear for years, it’s only recently that online learning has gone mainstream. Post covid19, traditional face to face training isn’t po ssible.

What Makes Microlearning a Great Corporate Training Solution?

Infopro Learning

As opportunities for career development continue to become a high priority for today’s top talent and as organizations work towards closing skills gaps microlearning is quickly becoming a popular learning solution.

Personalized and adaptive learning

Clark Quinn

For reasons that are unclear even to me, I was thinking about personalized versus adaptive learning. They’re similar in some ways, but also different. And a way to distinguish them occurred to me.

What Is a WordPress Membership Plugin?

LearnDash

What does it mean to run a membership course, and do you need a plugin to make it work? What came first, the membership plugin or the LMS ? We get questions about both constantly.

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9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

I’m speaking at DevLearn 2020

Experiencing eLearning

DevLearn will be different this year. The Learning Guild has planned a two-week online experience, since it’s not safe for us all to fly to Las Vegas. I’m presenting a live session and facilitating an After Hours Buzz conversation. Streamlining Branching Scenario Planning and Design.

Facilitation Tips Series, Part 4: Disaster Recovery (aka Keep Breathing)

InSync Training

Years ago when I was teaching virtual facilitation skills, there was a section called “disaster recovery”. I poked fun at this, saying it seemed a bit too dramatic and asking if there had ever really been a Code Blue in a breakout room.

SaaS LMS vs. hosted LMS: Why the SaaS LMS rules e-learning

Docebo

A SaaS LMS, like most of your data these days, lives in the cloud. . For most of us, we trust the cloud to store a lot of what is precious to our everyday lives.

Insights in a Nutshell: Developing High Potential Leaders

Infopro Learning

Developing Purpose Built leadership development programs. If you do not already have a leadership development program in place for your high potential leaders, you are missing out on a huge opportunity.

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

What is wrong with (higher) education?

Clark Quinn

I was having a conversation with a colleague, sparked by dropping enrollments in unis. Not surprisingly, we ended up talking about flaws in higher education. He suggested that they don’t get it, and I agreed. He was thinking that they get the tech, but not the learning.

LearnDash Named One of the Top LMSs of 2020

LearnDash

We’re considered one of the top LMSs in the industry. You might be surprised who’s not on the list. Well, the results are in, and we recently got named one of the top LMSs of 2020.

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How to Write Alternate Paths

Experiencing eLearning

How do you create alternate paths in branching scenarios? In a previous post, I explained how I write the ideal path for a branching scenario first. Once that is complete, I write the mistakes or errors and consequences for those choices.

Continuous Learning: A Guide for your Businesses

Emma O'Neill

Continuous learning not only benefits your employees, it also benefits your business. Learn about continual learning and how to use it in your business

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

3 Tips to Build A Connected Workforce

TOPYX LMS

As of April 2020, 66 percent of employees were working from home due to the coronavirus crisis. 1 This has not only created logistical problems for employers but also caused many employees to feel disconnected from their coworkers.

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Insights for Developing a Software Adoption Training Program

Infopro Learning

Organizations in nearly every industry have either undergone a major digital shift, are currently shifting or are planning to in the very near future.

Learner-centered, or…

Clark Quinn

I saw a post the other day that talked about ’empathy’, and I’m strongly supportive. But along the way they cited another topic that I’ve had mixed feelings about. So I thought it was time to address it. I’m wondering about ‘learner-centered’, and it may seem churlish to suggest otherwise. However, let me make the case for an alternative.

6 Types of Online Employee Training

LearnDash

Are you making the most of your online resources to develop your workforce? Here are 6 types of employee training that can be done online. Employee training is an investment —in the individual workers, but also in the business as a whole.

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

What to Write First in Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

Writing branching scenarios can be intimidating or overwhelming. Unlike a linear course, it’s not as easy to know where to start writing. Do you write the endings first? Should you write all the mistakes first?

Three Ways to Use Microlearning to Upskill or Reskill Your Workforce

Dashe & Thomson

Microlearning is an emerging paradigm that addresses a learner’s need to receive the content they need, when they need it, and in the appropriate context. As a learning strategy or approach, microlearning delivers short (10 minutes or less), focused training and performance support.

Tips to Improve Work Performance When You Inherit an Underperforming Employee

ej4 eLearning

Many supervisors and managers will find themselves in a situation where they inherit underperforming employees. Hopefully, these tips to improve work performance will give you a plan with the intention of a positive outcome for your new team. Training & Development

Tips for Creating Effective Personalized Learning Experiences

Infopro Learning

Low levels of learner engagement and ineffective training programs are challenges l&d professionals face all to often. These are not new problems by any means. However, low rates of engagement have been increasing recently.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!