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.

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?

Adapting Tuckman’s Model for Global Virtual Teams

InSync Training

BYTE Session Recap. Offices and teams come in all shapes and sizes these days. Members of the same team may live on different continents. How do managers and leaders evolve their existing skills to support this modern way of working?

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.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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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.

The Benefits of Opening Your LMS to Your Extended Enterprise

Absorb LMS

Many companies utilize an Extended Enterprise LMS in order to reach their user audiences by offering them specialized training that is based upon their interactions with a company’s products.

Outclassing the classroom: 5 benefits of elearning

Kineo

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.

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.

Digital Learning – Define it

eLearning 24-7

When I was a kid I loved playing the game “Jumble” which could be found in virtually every U.S. newspaper that had a comics page. I normally smoked (i.e. did well) the first couple of jumbles and in many cases, only hit a roadblock on one of them or when trying to figure out the sentence for the whole thing. And yes, normally the results of the what they were seeking was usually dry and lame (no fun). Sort of like F2F training! HA, I made a funny. .

Risks of Leadership

Your Training Edge

Leaders can inspire, champion change, and engage followers who will stop at nothing to watch the vision become a reality. Being in a leadership position enhances your own personal and professional image, as well. But there are risks involved in leadership.

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.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2017: Workaround for the Spelling Bug

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, COTP. Did you know that Captivate has a spell check feature? Feel free to admit it if you didn't know. you're among friends here. You'll find the spell check feature  easily enough by choosing Project > Check Spelling.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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?

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How to Lead When You’re Not the Leader

Your Training Edge

Leadership is possible no matter where you are in an organization’s hierarchy. People in management and leadership positions had to start somewhere – and most of them got where they are by proving themselves as leaders before they were placed in a position to lead.

5 ways a survival horror game can inspire interactive video design

Kineo

Whether you enjoy fighting a horde of never-ending zombies in Resident Evil or putting yourself through the intense anxiety that Five Nights at Freddy’s can bring, there’s a wide range of horror gaming experiences that even the most sheepish of gamers can enjoy.

The Benefits of Opening Your LMS to Your Extended Enterprise

Absorb LMS

Many companies utilize an Extended Enterprise LMS in order to reach their user audiences by offering them specialized training that is based upon their interactions with a company’s products.

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.

You Decide! Interactivity in New Media

Web Courseworks

I recently wrote about my experiences presenting at FocusOn Learning 2017 (you can read about them here ). Part of my presentation pertained to branching scenarios, online simulations in which learners decide how to proceed in problem solving.

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Finding Leadership Amidst Chaos

Your Training Edge

Today’s organizations are finding themselves in chaos more often. Layoffs, poor economic conditions, and structural changes are causing leaders to become caught up in confusion, too.

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?

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.

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.

Five Resolutions For the Learning Organization

Your Training Edge

It seems that we have the idea we make resolutions only at the start of a New Year. As learning and development professionals, we can make five simple resolutions for rest of this year and pave the way for more efficient and cost-effective training.

Selling Courses is Competitive, so be Competitive!

LearnDash

Many people are afraid of coming across as “too sales-y” when they are starting an online business selling courses. I am here to tell you that being sales focused is okay. In fact, it’s necessary.

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20 Myths about Learning at Work: Part 1

Pract.us

Some of our beliefs about learning at work are more myth than reality. Worker training has been around since Ogg first said, “Come on, kid, I’ll teach you how to make a flint spearhead.” And from those early days, we’ve been forming and sharing beliefs about the best ways to teach job skills.

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Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

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.

Leading High Performance Teams

Your Training Edge

General leadership is always a task that moves an organization forward. But creating and leading a high performance team may increase retention, efficiency, and even profit.

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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