November, 2020

Best Practices for Remote Onboarding

Dashe & Thomson

If you have any experience in the L&D field, you probably know that successful onboarding is one of the most important steps to ensure new hire success.

3 Unconventional Remote Training Ideas to Drive Engagement

TOPYX LMS

In August of 2020, 57 percent of Americans had participated in remote training, while more than one-quarter of people who participated in remote training (27%) said it was ineffective.

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LMS and Virtual Learning Environments (VLE)

Gyrus

Technology has changed the mode of delivery of education or skill training drastically. Especially in the current times of COVID-19 pandemic, companies are looking at the use of Learning Management Systems to aid their Training and Development (T&D) activities

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DevLearn DDX 2020: Week 2 Recap

Experiencing eLearning

DevLearn was different this year. It was fully online, called the “DevLearn Digital Experience” (DDX). Even online, it was a great experience. The sessions were valuable, and there was a sense of energy and community that doesn’t often happen in online events.

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

How to leverage Product Knowledge Training for Increased Sales

Infopro Learning

Today the customer experience is one of the top factors consumers consider before making a purchase. This is one of the many reasons why improving customer service is a high priority for many modern organizations.

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ThriveCart Integration With Order Bumps and Upsell Support!

LearnDash

Maximize your course revenue by using ThriveCart’s powerful marketing tools! Today we’re excited to announce the release of our newest add-on, ThriveCart, giving you the ability to use this popular e-commerce shopping cart to sell your LearnDash courses. What is ThriveCart?

Normal. Ish.

InSync Training

I don’t remember what prompted this tweet in January, 2012, but I feel it even more strongly now than I did then. Since the onset of COVID, we have seen 3 phases of its effects on training and training delivery: Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Production Learner Experience

Roses are red

E-Learning Provocateur

It seems like overnight the L&D profession has started to struggle with the definition of terms such as “capability”, “competency” and “skill” Some of our peers consider them synonyms – and hence interchangeable – but I do not.

Questions to Ask SMEs for Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

When you create branching scenarios, you probably work with SMEs. They’re the ones with the expertise, after all. However, sometimes it can be a struggle to get good stories and concrete details from SMEs.

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

How can Artificial Intelligence aid Human Capital Transformation for Modern Organizations?

Infopro Learning

The future of work is here, and automation is growing more popular every day. Although the term artificial intelligence sounds futuristic, it is already a big part of our everyday world. Artificial intelligence (ai) is no longer a work of science fiction or a trend to look forward to in the future.

The Future of L&D? A pitch

Clark Quinn

I was talking with a colleague the other day, and got a wee bit dramatic. I also thought it was an important point. So here, for your dining enjoyment, I’ve roughly recreated the pitch (in 3 mins and 30 secs): I hope this makes sense. I welcome your thoughts and feedback.

Best Membership Plugins for WordPress for 2021

LearnDash

Planning to launch a membership website for e-learning in 2021? Here are your best options. One of the most common use cases we have for LearnDash comes in the form of membership websites.

Allen Interactions Recognized by eLearning Industry as 2020 Top Custom e-Learning Provider

Allen Interactions

eLearning Industry (eLI) recently released its 2020 top content providers for custom e-learning and Allen Interactions is humbled to be included in this list.

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Scaling Up

E-Learning Provocateur

In Roses are red , I proposed definitions for oft-used yet ambiguous terms such as “competency” and “capability” Not only did I suggest a competency be considered a task, but also that its measurement be binary: competent or not yet competent.

ID and eLearning Links 11/10/2020

Experiencing eLearning

As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog. In this post, I share links on branching scenarios, capturing video use data, PowerPoint productivity, and more. Branching scenarios. Branching Scenarios: Yes, No, Maybe? –

Exploring a Global Leadership Approach – Mindset, Behavior and Process

Infopro Learning

Most people understand that there is a growing need for leadership development across just about every industry.

Flow, Workflow, and Learning

Clark Quinn

On LinkedIn, a colleague asked “ Why do people think that integrating content in the flow of work equals learning in the flow of work ?” ” An apt question. My (flip) response was “because marketing” And I think there’s a lot to that.

From Surviving to Thriving: Returning to what science says about how we think, work, and learn

Speaker: Clark Quinn, Ph.D., Author and Executive Director of Quinnovation

The pandemic and associated upheavals of 2020 have led to both the need and opportunity to rethink how we think, work, and learn. In this session, Dr. Quinn will go over the implications for learning and working effectively both in general and in this new era. Come see what L&D can, and should, do to help transform organizations to work smarter (and wiser)!

How to Practice Mindful Communication at Work

ej4 eLearning

Mindfulness is a popular practice in yoga and meditation but it also applies in the workplace, specifically with mindful communication. Think about being more present and multitasking less. Be more thoughtful about the tone you use. Develop empathy for your coworkers, customers, and suppliers.

How to Design Courses that Keep Learners in the Zone

LearnDash

Courses lose learners when they are either too hard or too easy. How can you stay in the sweet spot? One of the greatest challenges for online instructors is to keep their learners motivated after their initial burst of excitement.

A fresh new eBook: Microlearning – Go Beyond the Hype

Upside Learning

This eBook is your complete guide to lesser known concepts and key elements to learning through Microlearning. There has been a lot of discussion and propaganda around Microlearning, but never truly an objective and holistic inference.

5 top employee skills organizations will look for in 2021

Gyrus

Organizations today need personnel with new-age skills as the operating dynamics for businesses across all industry sectors undergo a paradigm shift. Read the blog to know about some must-have skills for employees for the future

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.

5 Steps to Create High Quality Custom eLearning Experience

Infopro Learning

Today many organizations have found that a one size fits all approach to learning and development is no longer a truly effective strategy. Current trends and events have made custom eLearning solutions an increasingly popular option.

AI and Meaningful Practice

Clark Quinn

Again, a video of an idea I want to talk about. This time about AI and Meaningful Practice (just around 2 minutes). I welcome your thoughts. By the way, I’m experimenting with video as a blog mechanism.

Remote Training Best Practices: 3 Ways to Drive Employee Engagement

TOPYX LMS

Eighty-eight percent of businesses globally either mandated or encouraged their full workforce to work from home as a reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, reported a contributor to Review 42.

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Selling Memberships with LearnDash

LearnDash

You’ve built your membership site, and now it’s time to start selling courses. Here’s how to start. Membership sites are some of the most popular use cases for LearnDash.

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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!

Nick says learning needs serious unlearning

Upside Learning

I recently read How People Learn: Designing Education and Training that Works to Improve Performance by Nick Shackleton-Jones. It took me a while (WFH and lockdown notwithstanding) to finish it. That’s because, after two decades in L&D, you don’t simply read a book like this.

LxD: Designing for Learners, Not Just Content

InSync Training

Have you ever been sent to training that just didn’t ring true?

Onboarding New Employees to Perform Better and Succeed Faster

Infopro Learning

If you are looking for ways to quickly improve the performance of your new employees you may want to consider investing in a high quality comprehensive onboarding program. Helping your new employees gain proficiency quickly can have a significant impact on your organizations revenue.