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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.

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.

How To Engage Your Learning Population

Dan Keckan

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. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices Learner Engagement User Experience

Increase Revenue with Faster Sales Onboarding

Quotas need to be hit. Revenue goals need to be met. This reality makes shortening sales onboarding time a top priority. This exclusive eBook, Increase Revenue with Faster Sales Onboarding, provides details on how to: • Achieve your sales organization's goals • Increase revenue • Avoid turnover • Give reps a path to success Download the eBook today!

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. Move towards informal learning. This trend started a long time ago with Jay Cross, with his “workplace learning” approach.

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What Are The Benefits of Drafting an eLearning Storyboard?

Tim Slade

When you’re in the early stages of designing and developing an eLearning course, you may wonder whether or not you should spend the time drafting an eLearning storyboard. After all, when you’re strapped for time, you may wonder whether the benefits of drafting an eLearning storyboard outweighs the time required. While there are some instances when you may consider jumping straight into development, I’ve always found the process of drafting a storyboard to be beneficial.

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

Dan Keckan

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. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development Flash to HTML5 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

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5 Tips to Ensure a Successful Corporate Holiday Event

TLC Media Design

The holiday season is fast approaching. Not only do we all feel the stress of buying gifts, planning feasts with family and friends, and figuring out how to add more events to our calendars there is also the added weight on our shoulders to plan a fantastic corporate holiday event to celebrate the year with. The post 5 Tips to Ensure a Successful Corporate Holiday Event appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC.

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

Why Most eLearning Fails: How to Create eLearning that Gets Results

Speaker: Tim Slade, Speaker, Author, and Creator of The eLearning Designer's Academy

In this session, we will explore many of the reasons why most eLearning fails and the components that contribute to bad eLearning design. we will also explore how bad eLearning design can negatively affect the learning experience. Finally, this session will walk you through several practical methods you can immediately apply to fix your bad eLearning courses.

20 Team Collaboration Tools For Remote Teams In 2020

Your Training Edge

Whether your team is fully remote or has a few key players who work virtually, having reliable, easy-to-use collaboration tools is essential to your success. However, a lot of tools marketed toward remote teams are all frills and no substance — or they simply aren’t intuitive. Let’s look at the best team collaboration tools that help remote teams to be productive and on the same page.

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

Dan Keckan

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. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning Outsourcing Employee Training

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. Either way, the importance of a customized LMS implementation plan cannot be overstated.

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5 Tips to Ensure a Successful Corporate Holiday Event

TLC Media Design

Virtual Assistance assistance assistant corporate event planning events holiday holiday party party virtual

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Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.

7 Tips for Ongoing LMS Success: Making LMS Administration Sexy

Lambda Solutions

- 5 MIN READ -. Totara Learn Administration Moodle

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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. For example, did you all take turns going around and introducing yourselves?”

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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.

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). Problematically, many stakeholders believe that rolling out global training just means “deliver existing content to every cohort.”.

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The Blueprint for Better Sales Onboarding

Onboarding – every company does it, but a shockingly few do it really well. So the question is – how do you break the cycle and onboard salespeople in a way that actually works? This exclusive eBook provides 6 steps to better sales onboarding. Download the eBook today!

How a Training Management System Fosters Consistent Learning Outcomes

Absorb LMS

Learning is the top leadership challenge, according to Deloitte’s “ 2019 Global Human Capital Trends ” study. Executives know that consistent learner experiences are the foundation of performance. However, delivering consistent results across a diverse workforce of employee backgrounds, cultures and learning styles is a key L&D leadership challenge. Best-of-breed organizations use a training management system to drive consistent learner outcomes across a diverse workforce.

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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. Your smartphone is part of the IoT, as is your smart watch.

Ways to Make Your Team More Productive When There Isn’t a Pressing Deadline

Your Training Edge

No matter the scale of the project or the importance of a client for your company, it can be difficult to motivate employees into productivity without imposing deadlines on them. Whether you are a project manager, a team leader or an employee assigned to one of the numerous company departments, it can be hard to achieve productivity at the best of times.

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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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7 Steps for Upskilling Your Workforce

Keeping people's skills current is a big challenge. Download our upskilling guide to learn how to: identify key future skills your teams need, tie learning to career opportunities within your organization, and choose metrics that matter to communicate your success. Download the guide today!

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. microlearning Online Learning

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 […]. leadership Organizational Design #management

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5 Tips to Time Management for Maximum Productivity

Your Training Edge

How good are you with time management? Are you maximally productive at work? Well, if you always seem to have too much on your plate all the time yet there is never enough time to do what your purpose to accomplish, then you probably have a problem with time management. This article seeks to help you manage time and become more productive. Here are 5 important tips in that regard. Get sufficient sleep. Adults are supposed to sleep for 7 hours a day, 8 hours maximum.

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.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

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. Employee Training Learning Experience Platform LXP

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. All LMS Best Practices

Forget the Money Demanding Institutes and Learn the Benefits of E-Learning

Your Training Edge

Nowadays education has become a money-making business. There are many educational institutions. The ideal objective of these educational institutions ought to be the standard of education that they are offering in their institutes rather they are progressively worried about the Money that they are creating from the fees of the students. The education sector has become a Money Making Machine for these individuals.