January, 2021

L&D Programs to Strengthen Leadership Across Your Organization

Dashe & Thomson

As talent development responsibilities extend beyond the Human Resources department, management and leadership teams express their needs for more support in developing their skills as well as their staff’s skills.

Managed Learning Services and the Future of Work

Infopro Learning

Future Learning Landscape Predictions. This past year organizations have been focusing on converting existing learning programs into formats better suited for employees who are now working remotely.

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3 Advantages to Shorter Corporate Training Courses and How to Trim Them

TOPYX LMS

The length of a corporate training course can contribute to its success or to its failure because it can encourage or hinder learner engagement. That’s why it’s critical for L&D teams to carefully consider how long each online training course should be.

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ID and eLearning Links 1/26/2021

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 creating certificates in Storyline, the benefits of sharing your work, and tools for visuals and videos. Certificates in Storyline.

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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!

LearnDash Plans for 2021

LearnDash

Prepare for a very active year! Happy New Year, LearnDashers! I think we are all glad 2020 is behind us as we look forward to great things to come this year.

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How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

Customer Education is the most underestimated competitive advantage organizations have. And while traditionally it applied to businesses selling widgets or software, customer education now also applies to governments, and non-profits, who have a product or service.

Workplace Diversity Training Best Practices

Infopro Learning

The way we work and interact has changed rapidly over the course of the year. The spread of Covid19 caused a significant number of employees to move into remote roles working from home. Business models have changed. The global workforce and number of distributed teams is still growing exponentially.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

JULIE DIRKSEN - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

In a previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters (a mentor and mentee or learning character) to deliver eLearning content. In this post, I’ll explain how to write and structure these conversations for eLearning.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Online Course

LearnDash

Ready to take your course to the next level in 2021? Here are some ideas for how to improve. It’s a new year, and for most business owners, that means it’s time to reflect on how far they’ve come since the previous year, and where they hope to go in the year to come.

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Metrics in Learning Analytics

MakingBetter

Where dimensions frame a problem space, metrics in learning analytics are how to make sense of an analysis. The post Metrics in Learning Analytics appeared first on MakingBetter. Learning Analytics dimensions learning analytics metrics strategy xAPI

Mental Health First Aid is “YOU”

Allen Interactions

Mental Health First Aid is "YOU". Do you ever think that you may be the first step in someone else's healing journey? When we think of providing first aid to those in crisis, our thoughts tend to be a simple band-aid or something more complex, like CPR with the Heimlich Maneuver. Learning

How HR Transformational Practices are Enhancing Employee Performance

Infopro Learning

Organizations have had to adjust to all the changes this year rapidly has brought about. Whether you have changed your business model, expanded your workforce globally, or switched from in the office to fully remote teams, there was likely a lot of time and effort put into place to make the shift.

How to Select the Right Training Software for Your Company

Creating a training program for your organization can be a daunting task. Luckily, there are many platforms that offer lots of solutions. How do you decide which one is right for you? Learn about the features to look for and questions to ask before making an important investment in your company’s future.

Habits and variety

Clark Quinn

Having heard it’s good for maintaining cognitive ability, I like to vary things. And, to keep doing things right, I like habits. Are these mutually exclusive? Maybe, but here’re some thoughts on habits and variety.

How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

What is conversation-driven elearning? One strategy for creating a story for learning is delivering content with two narrators having a conversation. This differs from the traditional approach of a single narrator lecturing.

Will Learners Pay for Your Online Course?

LearnDash

There’s a lot of free content online, but it can’t replace instructor-led learning. Recently someone left a comment on the blog asking a very provocative question.

Amp Up Employee Engagement through L&D

Dashe & Thomson

This year you need to build engagement through learning and development. Maybe you know there’s a connection between engaged employees and business success, such as higher profits and lower turnover than companies with disengaged employees.

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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.

Martin Luther King, Jr: Making A Difference

Allen Interactions

Martin Luther King, Jr: Making A Difference. Today, we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. as a federal holiday here in the United States.

Learning Challenges for the Insurance Business in the New Normal

Infopro Learning

The last year had seen some extraordinary business shifts that were not expected for a very long time. While the insurance business was already undergoing a lot of significant changes before the pandemic, the novel Coronavirus added to the challenges that were underway.

Updates on my books

Clark Quinn

At this calendar inflection, it’s interesting to note how time flies. I was somewhat amazed to find out that my first three books were already out of print! And there are two reasons to keep them out there. For one, because there’s still some interest (I get pinged occasionally).

Where I’m Speaking in 2021

Experiencing eLearning

I will be giving presentations on several topics in the next few months. Here’s the information on where I’m speaking in the first part of this year. This includes everything currently scheduled; more events may be added later. Streamlining Branching Scenario Planning and Design.

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’s “Busy Work,” and What’s Essential Learning Practice?

LearnDash

How can you make homework interesting and engaging without discouraging learners? One of the greatest perennial problems facing online educators lies in keeping learners engaged with interesting and meaningful assignments.

MWL 2021: New roles and responsibilities

Jane Hart

In MWL 2021 Back to Basics we looked at the 3 key strands of work: (1) Promoting continuous self-learning, (2) Supporting continuous learning from the work, and (3) Modern Training. But this will not be the sole responsibility of the L&D function.

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4 Lenses To Bring e-Learning Instructional Design Into Focus: Part 1 - Interactive Learning

Allen Interactions

4 Lenses To Bring e-Learning Instructional Design Into Focus: Part 1 - Interactive Learning. This article was originally published by eLearning Industry.

Product Knowledge Training: Creating and Implementing a PKT Plan

Infopro Learning

Today businesses that provide quality customer experiences can set themselves apart from competitors and gain a more extensive base of loyal customers. Quality service is one of the critical factors today’s consumers consider before making a purchase.

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!