Sat.Nov 09, 2019 - Fri.Nov 15, 2019

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Watch and learn - why video learning works

Logicearth

Currently, my computer monitor is teetering upon a very large blue manual called ‘Configuring, Managing, and Maintaining Windows Server, 2008-based Servers - Volume 1’ and I feel sorry for whoever had to read it. It reminds me of the many course books I encountered over the years; the expensive and heavy books full of black and white text that I had to beg, borrow and buy to unleash the knowledge within them.

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How to Use Micro Learning in Your Course

LearnDash

What is micro learning, and how can you use it to your advantage? If you’re like most online educators, you probably tend to think of course creating in terms of subject matter rather than delivery method. You start with the idea of the course you want to teach, write a lesson plan, and begin organizing your material around that structure. This comes naturally to many of us, in no small part because it mimics the way we were taught subject matter in school and college.

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Solving Cognitive Overload with Point of Need Tools

Saffron Interactive

Why are workers struggling with cognitive overload? How do we recognise this issue, and what tools can overcome it? We all know that life is changing at an accelerated pace and this unlikely to slow down whether we like it or not. At Saffron, we’re interested in identifying solutions to how this pace of change affects learners and organisations so that in a complex world, things can be made simpler and more effective.

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How To Engage Your Learning Population

eLearning Industry

At Skill Pill, we found that when it comes to marketing our content, there is a wealth of different approaches—some good, some bad. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Take Onboarding to New Heights

To respond to rapid changes in demand, Delta Air Lines needed an employee onboarding program designed and implemented in 4 weeks. AllenComm not only delivered on time, but their collaboration with Delta also revolutionized how the org supports learning and demonstrated that experiential learning within a hybrid learning ecosystem can significantly increase speed to proficiency.

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A helicopter view on our changing learning landscape

Challenge to Learn

Being the CEO of a company that revolves around learning technology I have to watch the trends in Learning & Development. I even have to predict what will be next. I need to be ahead of the game in order to steer my company in the right direction. For this purpose, I made an analysis of the changes that I see and I wanted to share these insights.

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Every Leader is a Follower Too

The Simple Shift

Let’s be honest, when people say “leader” they really mean manager or someone in the c-suite. Next, people think if these folks could become better listeners, build trust, reveal their failures, do the thing and everyone will follow, etc. then the trickle-down cultural effect will be amazing. Well, it’s not. Like you, I’ve been reading […].

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Stuck With Legacy Flash Content? 7 Options To Consider As You Finalize Your Modernization Strategy

eLearning Industry

With Flash slated for sunset by 2020, what should you do to your legacy content? How do you recognize which of your courses require modernization? What your options? Keep reading to learn. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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On building trust

Clark Quinn

My post last week was on trust , and it triggered a question on LinkedIn: “Do you have any tips, processes, models, suggestions, etc. for building trust within a team?” And while I wrote a short response there, I thought it would be worth it to expand on it. So here’re some thoughts on building trust. First, there was a further question: “You mentioned that it started with credentials.

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How to Assemble an LMS Implementation Dream Team

Absorb LMS

Launching a new learning management system takes careful planning, including the assembling of a dream team of superstars who will make the implementation happen smoothly and efficiently. If you’re a small organization, your internal dream team may be a mighty party of one. If a larger, then roles are likely distributed across different departments and people.

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Experience the Benefit of Fully Trainable AI-Powered Learning Companions

As a training manager looking to amplify your team's results, Knowledge Avatars are the next level. Beyond mere chatbots, Knowledge Avatars are companions, interactive tutors ready to educate the urgent information your team needs to excel in their roles. Knowledge Avatars are versatile and adaptable personal coaches! They can be customized with your company's knowledge via a simple upload of your data.

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Don’t Design Training Content like a Food Blogger!

InSync Training

This weekend, I purchased something new at a local farmers market: delicata squash. It came highly recommended as an easy winter squash to prepare, with a nice light taste. As I was getting ready to cook it, I had a couple of quick questions. At what temperature should it bake, and for how long?

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eLearning Development: Is In-House Or Outsourcing The Best Option For You?

eLearning Industry

Are you unsure of whether it's smarter to develop your eLearning in-house or to outsource with an experienced vendor? Read this article to help identify the right choice for your company! This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Benefits of LGBTQ Inclusion in Diversity Training

ej4 eLearning

You might think diversity training is a one size fits all approach to get everyone working together. If diversity training covers gender, age, and ethnicity, isn’t that enough? Why do we need special courses on LGBTQ topics?

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In Summary: E-Learning Trends for 2020

Docebo

Can you believe it? Sweater weather is in full swing and 2020 is just around the corner. Although we’re all still mourning the loss of summer, many of us are starting to prepare our learning strategies for the year ahead. But where do we begin? What do we include? What will our learners need from us in the coming year? It’s the start of a new decade and with that comes new opportunities, new technology, new advancements, and further automation.

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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Create a Mindful Workplace and Increase Employee Productivity with Online Learning

TOPYX LMS

Low productivity is a problem for most companies. For example, at least 70 percent of employees in the U.S. are disengaged at work. As a result, employers lose an average of $450-$550 billion annually to poor productivity. 1.

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Taking Your Training Global? Don’t Forget Instructional Design!

InSync Training

As our organizations expand, we will rarely create a training program that will only have one delivery run in one location. The very nature of multinational corporations demand global learning initiatives. Even businesses classified as “small” now include dispersed team members (ours does – InSync’s 70 practitioners live and work on almost every continent).

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How The “IoT” is Progressing The E-Learning Industry

LearnDash

The “Internet of Things” is transforming how we engage with technology. What does that mean for your online course? Over the past couple of years, a new jargon term has emerged that anyone in a technical industry will be aware of: the Internet of Things, more commonly referred to as the IoT. If you haven’t heard of the Internet of Things before, you’ve almost certainly engaged with it.

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What does the phrase “Easy to use LMS” mean?

Gyrus

This week’s edition of the insiders view for all topics regarding your LMS We are addressing the “Easy to use LMS” topic.

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Modernizing Hiring: The Rise of Contingent Recruitment in 2024

The job market is changing fast, and to stay ahead, your hiring strategy needs to be flexible. With recent economic shifts, more companies are turning to contingent workers for their adaptability and cost savings. In fact, 32% of businesses are already prioritizing contingent over traditional full-time positions. Curious to learn more? In our new guide, you'll discover: The major benefits of incorporating contingent workers into your team.

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3 Ways an LXP Simplifies Employee Training

TOPYX LMS

An increasing number of companies are implementing learning experience platforms (LXPs) to train their employees. An LXP not only delivers and manages training, but it also helps learners discover new learning opportunities. It also encourages collaborative learning, such as knowledge sharing, and can make employee training simpler than ever.

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The Importance of Listening to Your Customers (+How It Will Benefit Your Business)

Docebo

Our ears pick up sound all day long. Colleagues typing on keyboards, using the printer, and filling their coffee cups to the brim. We tend not to listen to these everyday sounds and continue working in our own little bubble. So, what about what our peers, managers, and customers have to say? Do we continue this habit when it comes to them, too? In business, listening is one of the most important skills that you can have , especially if you take care of a team or have a customer-facing role.

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Ensuring Strategic Sourcing with Training

dVinci Interactive

Ensuring Strategic Sourcing with Training With 28 destinations worldwide, MGM Resorts International includes some of the most famous resorts and casinos in the world. Recognized as one of FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies, MGM Resorts International has 81,000 employees and purchases all of the products and services necessary to provide quality entertainment, luxurious facilities, and exceptional customer service.

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Ready to make your holiday season hiring smarter?

Axonify

In September, Target announced that it planned to hire 130,000 seasonal employees this year. Kohl’s announced a 90,000 seasonal hiring target, and Macy’s was just behind them, anticipating hiring about 80,000 seasonal workers for 2019. And with Black Friday just around the corner, retailers everywhere are gearing up for the coming holiday rush. This influx … Continued.

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Quickly Create Personalized Learning Experiences that Work

How can we actively engage learners 24/7, on their level and according to their interests, while respecting their learning styles? It’s not impossible. In this guide: Explore how to transform traditional, one-way videos into two-way interactive learning experiences Understand different types of artificial intelligence (AI), including - Generative vs.

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How the Top Fitness Studios use their LMS as a Competitive Advantage

Wisetail

The boutique fitness industry has grown substantially over the last decade due to a new generation of clients that demand a different kind of workout. We talked with our clients to find out why Wisetail is right for fitness. The post How the Top Fitness Studios use their LMS as a Competitive Advantage appeared first on Wisetail LMS.

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The Advantages of an Association LMS

Web Courseworks

The desire to properly educate members will always be a top priority for associations around the globe. Associations constantly look for ways to educate their members in the most efficient and timely matter. This is the reason many have made the switch from traditional learning to online learning or eLearning. All online learning platforms have the same goal—to provide training to their employees.

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CEdMA 2019 – Event Update

Origin Learning

CEdMA, the Customer Education Management Association, is the premier organization for training executives, managers, and professionals on a management path. The post CEdMA 2019 – Event Update appeared first on Blog - Originlearning.

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4 Tips for Using Nudge Theory in Your Learning

eLearning Learning Submitted Articles

Nudge theory has gained a lot of attention in recent years. But what exactly is nudge theory and how can it be applied in your learning programs? Find out more in this blog.

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20 Common Mistakes Made by Inexperienced Project Managers

You’ve read the PMBOK® Guide several times, taken the certification exam for project managers, passed, and you are now a PMP®. So why do you keep making rookie mistakes? This whitepaper shows 20 of the most common mistakes that young or inexperienced project managers make, issues that can cost significant time and money. It's a good starting point for understanding how and why many PMs get themsleves into trouble, and provides guidance on the types of issues that PMs need to understand.

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How Combining Design Thinking And ADDIE Creates The Ultimate Learning Experience

eLearning Industry

Design Thinking is a new concept that should be appealing to anyone in the L&D field. Implementation requires a specific approach and has huge rewards to satisfy the innovative and creative needs of L&D professionals. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Benefits Of Microlearning Videos To Drive Employee Engagement

Wizcabin

Apart from that, there are several other benefits of microlearning videos that make it useful for delivering a better learning experience. Microlearning can take several formats, including podcasts, games, text, e-learning animation , PowerPoint, and many more, to deliver a better learning experience. However, research has it that microlearning videos are the most effective.

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How On-the-Go Training Benefits the Desk Jockey and the World Traveler

Clarity Consultants

Today’s professionals put an increasing amount of importance on professional development. As a result, they prefer flexible options that allow them to easily learn on the go. While one would assume that employees who spend most of their time sitting at their desks wouldn’t be as concerned about the delivery mechanism, that isn’t the case. Plus, on-the-go training options can benefit everyone, including your highly mobile staff members and those that tend to stay in the office.