Sat.Jul 29, 2017 - Fri.Aug 04, 2017

Learning is Not a Hat, and One Size Does Not Fit All

mLevel

How to Adapt Your Learning Strategy to Reach All Learners. When is the last time you took a standardized test? Do you feel like it fairly measured your intelligence and knowledge? Did you enjoy taking the SAT or ACT? For most (and myself), the answer is no.

INTENTIONAL DESIGN – Redirecting L&D to the Point-of-Work

Living in Learning

I am deeply buried in HR right now and steeped in the HR discipline, but I am, however…a Performance Ninja. I know who pays the rent. I know I am part of a cost center…an expense…and I know if I’m not contributing to solutions that generate revenue for the organization I have no room to b h when the next down-sizing happens and I am once again hurled through the window of opportunity.

Outclassing the classroom: 5 benefits of elearning

Kineo

How to Successfully Implement a Training Program

Bottom-Line Performance

There are many famous quotes about planning – or the failure to plan. I like this one as it relates to the implementation of anything : “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ” – Benjamin Franklin.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

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Advantages and Disadvantages E-Learning Technologies for Students

JoomlaLMS

Digital revolution affects education too, changing the whole learning process in so many ways. The word “e-learning” doesn’t sound unfamiliar to many of us these days. Moreover, most of us associate it with not only technological progress but also with big opportunities.

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Creating Real Engagement in eLearning

B Online Learning

In the eLearning space, a phrase that I see used a lot – to the point of overuse – by designers and developers is their ability to ‘create engaging eLearning experiences’. But what does that really mean?

Learning in the Collaboration Age

Performance Learning Productivity

(Repost and update from August 2014) Many may not have noticed it at the time, but the world of learning changed in 1990.

Converting Traditional Multiple Choice Questions to Scenario-Based Questions

Experiencing eLearning

The traditional multiple choice questions we use in assessment are often abstract and measure only whether people recall facts they heard in the last 5 minutes.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Change your life with data: an introduction to xAPI

Kineo

Back in 2014 Kineo joined the Learning Locker Open Source LRS Project – and strengthened the relationship by becoming a Learning Locker Partner in 2016.

Q&A with an Expert: What’s the Deal with Social Learning?

InSync Training

As more and more training functions move to a more modern blended design , we’re integrating more models into a single program. Social learning , the process of learning from peers, is a particularly valuable option. By encouraging learners to collaborate and connect, we honor the way people have always learned: from one another. Despite the value of social learning, there’s a stigma. How do you measure results of this format, and other informal learning treatments?

Microlearning for Retail Industry

Upside Learning

Change is the only constant and that certainly holds true for the retail industry that continues to evolve rapidly, resulting in the need for employees to constantly learn, adapt and evolve. Employees have to keep up with the current trend to deliver in their roles. The modern retail workspace is characterised by relatively young employees […]. Mobile Learning Microlearning Microlearning for Retail Performance Support

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts

eLearningArt

PowerPoint is an extremely powerful tool when used correctly. But when you’re new to it, it can feel like it’s just blank screens and bullet points. It can take years (or decades) to fully master it.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Be a Learner, Try Something New

Association eLearning

You’re busy. You have deadlines to meet, errands to run, and occasionally some “down time” where you try to squeeze in something fun or relaxing. If it’s your job to create training then you do that a lot too. But how often are you a learner?

The 2020 Workplace – The Future Workplace Trends You Should Know Right Now

TalentLMS

If you think your workplace trends, practices, expectations, and the technology you use in your organization are up to date, you may want to think again as it’s probably time for some updates. That’s because new generations and technologies will transform the workplace by 2020.

Three Ways to Level-Up Your Video Marketing

Visual Lounge

There’s no way around it: Video marketing is an essential part of the marketing toolkit. But not just any old video will do. More and more, people look for video content that is both engaging and informative. But don’t take our word for it.

Virtual Reality in Training Slowly Becoming a Reality

CLO Magazine

You can have top-notch design and the best trainers possible but the fact remains that most effective learning happens on the job. The ideal situation is to put employees to work right away but minimize the risk of mistakes.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

Adding Human Interaction to Your Online Courses

LearnDash

Online courses being a “solo” effort are slowly become a thing of the past. The most effective programs strive to create a sense of community. For a number of years the biggest downside to online courses has been that they take a lot of self-motivation. You start off eager to learn but over time it is easy to lose interest. Like many people I have experienced this as well with a handful of the online language learning programs out there.

Leveraging Technology To Reshape The Face Of Learning

G-Cube

The use of latest technology is exponentially increasing with time. Today, majority of learners adopt e-learning strategies to leverage the benefits of self-directed learning.

#OnboardingSOS Part 4: Skip the Show ‘n Tell – Immerse New Employees in Your Culture

Axonify

Does this process look familiar? Welcome. Sign these papers. Company history and culture. Policies and procedures all employees need to know. Training for your job. This is the exact onboarding flow I’ve experienced in every job I’ve ever had. There are plenty of problems with this design, many of which we’re addressing throughout our #onboardingSOS series. However, step number 3 may be the biggest issue I have with the traditional approach to onboarding. New employees have a lot to think about.

Training Needs Analysis: A Step-By-Step Guide To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization

TalentLMS

Do you know which online training resources your employees need to boost on-the-job performance? In this article, I’ll walk you through each step of the training needs analysis process. How To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Needs Analysis.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Are You Ready for Augmented and Virtual Reality Talent Development

ATD Learning Technologies

The market for augmented and virtual reality is set to explode. In fact, a recent Digi-Capital report projects that AR and VR will combine to be a $108 billion market in the next five years.

Ethics and AI

Clark Quinn

I had the opportunity to attend a special event pondering the ethical issues that surround Artificial Intelligence (AI). Hosted by the Institute for the Future , we gathered in groups beforehand to generate questions that were used in a subsequent session. Vint Cerf, co-developer of the TCP/IP protocol that enabled the internet, currently at Google, responded to the questions. Quite the heady experience! The questions were quite varied. Our group looked at Values and Responsibilities.

Helping Lockheed Martin and HCLabs play SCORM and xAPI

Rustici Software

At Rustici Software, we’re lucky to have a slew of great clients doing interesting things with the products we provide.

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Building Community with Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Self-expression is an adult learner requirement. Learning scientists believe we do not learn something new unless we have the opportunity to articulate during the learning process – talking about our ideas as they are forming – refining our ideas with others.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

A Three-Step Process to Build Your Skills the Right Way

Rapid eLearning

Recently, I’ve seen dozens of portfolios and work samples that are verbatim copies of the work of others. This isn’t a good thing, especially if you represent it as your own work. There’s a difference between being inspired by others and plagiarism.

Realities 360 Reflections

Clark Quinn

So, one of the two things I did last week was attend the eLearning Guild ‘s Realities 36o conference. Ostensibly about Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), it ended up being much more about VR. Which isn’t a bad thing, it’s probably as much a comment on the state of the industry as anything. However, there were some interesting learnings for me, and I thought I’d share them. First, I had a very strong visceral exposure to VR.

Training Your Seasonal Employees: The Tips and Tricks

eFront

Permanence is defined as “the state or quality of lasting or remaining unchanged indefinitely”. But let’s be honest… does anything actually remain unchanged indefinitely these days? Well, at least nothing in the business world.

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