June, 2020

6 Ways to Sell a Lifelong Learning Program

LearnDash

Keep your learners invested in the long term by giving them a reason to keep coming back. We talked in our recent article on incremental learning about how expectations around learning are changing—especially for self-motivated adults. In fact, one of the factors fueling the online education boom is the desire for self-improvement, and a degree to which people increasingly draw their identity from being learners.

6 Practical Solutions for Converting Classroom to VILT for Corporate Training

Infopro Learning

If you are like the many organizations who have recently transitioned their workforce from traditional office-based teams to having most of your employees work remotely, you might be considering converting your corporate training programs as well. Online training is the perfect learning solution for improving the productivity and engagement of your remote workforce. E-Learning boosts retention by as much as 25-60% (1). An actively engaged workforce also delivers 2.6

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6 Tips to Create Engaging Presentations for Your Online Classrooms

Raptivity

Educators and trainers are always striving to create slideshows that can excite, engage, and educate their learners. This is of paramount importance, especially today when COVID- 19 has forced the entire education system to move online and educators and trainers are highly dependent on digital learning modalities. However, creating bewitching digital presentations is an art. You either need to be an expert designer to craft one or possess the right tools to do so.

Metrics to Measure Corporate Training Effectiveness

Infopro Learning

It is true that training programs that revolve around developing skills for the workforce has emerged as a crucial factor for organizational development. Not only this creates a sense of belief in employees, but also exhibit higher retention rates and employer loyalty. But it is equally important to understand the results achieved out of these programs to ensure high ROI and employee productivity.

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.

Modern Workplace Learning Practitioner Programme

Jane Hart

The role of the Modern Workplace Learning Practitioner is to enable and support the 4 ways of learning at work (Didactics, Discovery, Doing and Discourse). The Modern Workplace Learning Practitioner Programme (MWLPP) will help you apply the new practices in your own organisation. The Programme is available as a series of 4 (6-week) PUBLIC WORKSHOPS or 4 ON […]. Modern Workplace Learning

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Why eLearning is a Smart Investment For the Future of Your Business

TOPYX LMS

Investing may be the last thing on company leaders’ minds these days. Most businesses are focused primarily on getting through the COVID-19 pandemic successfully. However, wise investments are always a good idea, even in the face of a global health crisis. This is especially true of investing in employee training, as training can offset problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic by increasing revenue, productivity, and worker motivation.

3 Surprising Ways eLearning Fosters Workplace Diversity and Inclusivity

TOPYX LMS

Diversity in the workplace matters. It’s important that companies both hire diverse employees and nurture a diverse company culture that supports those employees. When companies recruit and retain a diverse pool of people, it brings about different benefits to the company as well as its employees,” according to 6Q.

Why Your Employees Need Mobile Training

LearnDash

Many training courses assume that employees are sitting at a desk. Here’s why that mindset is holding you back. Many companies are invested in developing online training for their employees. However, if those companies are failing to consider how their training materials work on a mobile device, they could be under-delivering training materials. A mobile training website can deliver training videos and other materials that lets you reach learners wherever there are.

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Microsoft Gets Serious About Skills: Major New Announcements

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

The corporate learning industry is over $240 billion in size and is critical to our economic future. All workers need to keep their skills current and the Pandemic has created more need to learn than ever. Our latest research on The Big Reset shows a dramatic increase in L&D spending. Sanofi, one of the largest. Read more» The post Microsoft Gets Serious About Skills: Major New Announcements appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Enterprise Learning microsoft

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!

5 Elements of eLearning games to increase employee engagement

G-Cube

What are eLearning games? eLearning games are considered as a much more exciting and interactive medium for corporate workforce training, as they capture the attention of learners and help them retain more information. eLearning games not only give support and encourage the employees through attainable targets and benchmarks, but they also help in recognizing their contributions to the organization and rewarding them for their achievements.

8 Reasons Your Company Should Prioritize Remote Learning

LearnDash

Remote learning can deliver training to employees around the globe, without the expense and hassle of travel. Even before the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic changed the ways that many companies do business, remote learning was part of the employee development plan for many businesses.

10 Guidelines to Help Your Learners Find Credible Online Sources

LearnDash

Assigning your learners a research project for your course? Here’s how to help them find good sources. I feel fortunate to have grown up with the Internet. I don’t mean having grown up with the Internet as we know it today, but having grown up alongside the Internet as it emerged and developed. As a result, I grew up learning how to find information the traditional way—in books, magazines, and even microfilm newspapers.

Are You Using Low-Stakes Writing Assignments in Your Course?

LearnDash

Low-stakes writing assignments offer learners another way to process information with less pressure than a formal essay. Last week, I sang the praises of the old-fashioned essay as a tool to help educators build lasting, comprehensive subject matter mastery in their learners. However, the big, obvious downside to essay writing is that the stakes are very high. For many learners, the jump from reading material to writing their own thoughts can be too far for them to do a good job.

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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.

A Comprehensive History of Instructional Design

Growth Engineering

Instructional design has a long and storied history. Time has given rise to numerous frameworks that help to facilitate good learning experiences. The post A Comprehensive History of Instructional Design appeared first on Growth Engineering. L&D Online Learning Instructional Design Mobile Learning History Bloom's Taxonomy Robert Gagne ADDIE Donald Kirkpatrick

How Leadership Training Must Change in a WFH World

CLO Magazine

Today’s dramatic shift toward an increasingly remote workforce — due in major part to COVID-19 — has extraordinary implications for the leadership training and coaching industries. Gallup Panel data from early April 2020 shows that 62 percent of the U.S. workforce has been or currently is working from home (compared with just 39 percent prior to March). As our communities work to transition back to a new normal, most experts expect remote workforce numbers to remain high.

Continuing Education during Quarantine

Beyond Campus Innovations

In the efforts of continuing education among quarantine, Beyond Campus Innovations has been given the opportunity to offer over 500 undergraduate and graduate courses from a regionally accredited, large, national leader in online education. This opportunity provides advantages and increases of value to educational institutions in attracting and retaining more students. By offering a wider and more. Source. Adaptive Learning BCI News Self-Directed Learning

Virtual Classroom 101: How To Preserve Knowledge Retention

Roundtable Learning

Switching to a virtual classroom from classroom-based instructor-led training (ILT) may change the learning experience, but it doesn’t have to negatively impact the learning outcomes. However, you need to intentionally adapt your content and delivery to a virtual classroom environment. Doing so starts with learning about the obstacles to learning that are inherent in the virtual classroom. The good news is that most obstacles can be easily managed!

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!

The Importance of Customer Service Training

Origin Learning

When Employee Training comes to mind, more often than not, it is Product Training, Sales Training, and Technical Training that. The post The Importance of Customer Service Training appeared first on Blog - Originlearning. Customer Experience Customer Service Training customer experience Customer service Training

How to Create a Fun Company Culture During Times of Volatility

TOPYX LMS

During times of crisis, either on a community or global level, it can be helpful for employers to create a fun company culture for their staff. This is especially important as workers navigate the stress and changes brought on by COVID-19. When your employees know you’ve put effort into making their work experience and corporate training more engaging, they will appreciate it. As a result, you may see an increase in performance and productivity.

Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

Do instructional designers and learning experience designers need to know how to use development tools, or should they focus just on analysis and design? What about people who only do development but no design; are they instructional designers? How much project management falls under the role of instructional designer? What about LMSs—do instructional designers need to know about those too?

YES! LearnDash Memberships Have Arrived!

LearnDash

LearnDash Groups evolve to include membership capabilities. Create levels, sub-levels, sell access, award group certificates, and more! “Do I need a membership plugin or platform in order to use LearnDash?” ” I cannot tell you the number of times we get asked this from people who are interested in using LearnDash. The answer to that question is “no”, LearnDash has course content protection built-in).

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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.

ID—>LXD: Moving from Instructional Design to Learning Experience Design

Allen Interactions

LXD: Moving from Instructional Design to Learning Experience Design" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;">. What’s e-learning? Today’s definition of e-learning is so broad, the term has come to mean very little. e-Learning can be everything from a pdf document distributed via e-mail to a complex, data-driven, simulation-based learning experience.".

How to Go Live: Identifying the Key Players in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Moving great face-to-face learning to the virtual classroom includes a multi-step process. The first step involves making an effort to understand the value of the learning environment. Next, facilitators and instructional designers have to adapt their approach to maximize engagement and effectiveness. Underlying these positive attitudes, dazzling designs, and enthralling facilitation approaches lies an important question that requires an answer: who are our key players?

April Dunford and Obviously Awesome

Spark Your Interest

April Dunford and Obviously Awesome. Scared to learn how positioning can make your instructional products awesome? You should be – it’s not what you thought! You know your product is awesome – but does anyone else? If the answer is no, then you need to forget everything you thought you knew about positioning. That’s according to April Dunford. Sound scary? You bet. But it’s not about following trends or comparing yourself to the competition to attract the widest customer base.

Q&A: Maryland Historical Society

CourseArc

Q&A: Maryland Historical Society. Maryland Historical Society Continues to Share Vast Historical Collections Despite Constraints of Pandemic. A worldwide pandemic can easily put the stops on any organization, and it is no different for a premier educational institution such as the Maryland Historical Society.

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!