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Using Analogies as Explanations

Association eLearning

Back in my high school Spanish class I struggled to learn a new verb form. It didn’t fit into the neat little list of “I,” “you,” “he,” “she,” “we,” and “they.” I had no clue what to do with it. Then someone informed me, “It’s basically ‘y’all.’

How to Make E-Learning Effective? - Interview with Didem Yesil

JoomlaLMS

It’s taken awhile, but online business owners are starting to understand that the Learning Management System purchase doesn’t guarantee the business success and it is just a half of the battle. Far more important is a unique idea, eLearning quality and the way online courses are built and organized.

Implementation of Effective Blended Learning Program for Employee Onboarding

G-Cube

Induction programs are an integral part of the training calendar of any organization. However, it is a challenge to develop an effective induction program that covers distant geographies and conflicting learners’ schedules, and at the same time retaining the learners’ attention.

Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

Leadership development, like traditional training and development, faces traditional challenges such as distance, culture, diversity, design and delivery methods, along with budgets and workforces.

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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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ONLINE TRAINING & ELEARNING: Are You Helping to Save the World?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther, COTP. If you're using eLearning or attending your classes online, you just might be helping to save the world. without even thinking about it. Believe it or not, you are drastically helping to reduce CO2 emissions by not traveling to an onsite class.

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Benefits and Potential Drawbacks of Internal eLearning

Your Training Edge

Internal development of eLearning brings both benefits and a few potential drawbacks to learning and development as well as the organization as a whole. As with any business decision, your job is to determine if and when the benefits will outweigh the drawbacks.

How to Create Engaging Course Content

LearnDash

Creating a course is usually about two things: the content and how it’s delivered. At the very core the course content needs to deliver upon any promises.

Making the Move to Mobile Learning

InSync Training

We know our modern learners use mobile devices daily. As learning practitioners, there’s an expectation that we will adapt to and support this new way of life through our training programs. Thanks to blended learning , we can support this new vision for the digital age. Rather than transitioning traditional learning events to exclusively mobile delivery, we have the ability to transition portions of our content to an on-the-go treatment when appropriate.

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.

F2F LMS Presentations – Good, Bad,Ugly

eLearning 24-7

In the last few months, I’ve been there and that. Sitting in on face to face on-site presentations from LMS vendors. And I’m proud or sad to say, that what I am seeing is that same stuff I have seen from year’s past. .

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5 Tactics to Develop Effective Video Marketing

Your Training Edge

Publishing videos is a new form of marketing, and it will remain as one of the best forms of marketing. If you are considering joining everybody else in video marketing, it will be best to use your time wisely because video marketing takes a lot of planning and work.

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20 Myths about Learning at Work: Part 2

Pract.us

Myths about learning can be leftovers from past eras. In the first article of this 2-part series , we looked at 10 myths of learning at work. Many of those unsupported assumptions have been accepted by professionals in the learning and development field as well as by the general public for decades.

Talented performers often do that extra special something, do you know what it is?

Allen Interactions

Do others try to emulate them? Even try? By Christopher Allen , MA, PMI-ACP, Product Manager. These obvious questions so often go unanswered. So much depends on knowing, but how do we find out? Beyond asking the questions, what strategies and frameworks are successful in getting credible answers?

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.

Using Mobility for ‘Live’ Performance Support

Upside Learning

We came across an interesting cluster of tasks at the workplace. All the tasks in this cluster can benefit can from ‘live’ performance support. Let’s take a look at the task types first so you can see if your organisation can relate to such work! Recurrent, Small or Standalone Tasks Some lines of work involve […]. Mobile Learning live performance support Mobile Performance Support Mobility Performance Support

Sales Analytics

Your Training Edge

It’s easy to say that a great salesperson is that person who continually closes, and this is true to a great extent. But in a new economic environment, a closed sale is not necessarily the sole measure for effectiveness of the salesperson and the sales presentation.

Future Scope Of E-Learning To Train Workforce In The Aviation Industry

G-Cube

The world today, is more revolutionized than ever before. Modern telecommunication, specifically the Internet, have changed the way we run business, collaborate and socialize.

Content Curation & Association Education Strategy

Web Courseworks

In the Learning & Development world there has been a lot of buzz recently around content curation and the skills associated with being a curator. National associations or “communities of practice” have been in the business of content curation for many years: publishing journals, books containing the community’s body of knowledge, and face to face educational sessions. Yep, museums hire curators to assemble artifacts to display and tell a story. Nothing new you say?

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.

How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

Visual Lounge

Video file size can be tricky and the concept of reducing video file size has many technical variables associated with it. You may want to reduce file size to more easily send to your co-workers, or complete your upload to YouTube quicker.

Reprise: Managing Minds, Winning Hearts

The Peformance Improvement

We are now in the "Knowledge Economy" which means that we must learn differently than we have in the past. As I wrote in a previous blog post titled, The Manager's Abridged History of Work and Learning : . Today, work is more about having a keen mind than it is about having a strong back or skilled hands. This has profound implications for how we manage workers and how we facilitate learning in the workplace.

Do You Even Need an LMS?

LearnDash

You have a training program but are wondering if you should even bother with an LMS. Besides, it would just be one more thing to manage, right? It isn’t uncommon for people to think that an LMS may be overkill for their needs, and in some ways they may be right.

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5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Productivity

Learning Rebels

Time for a productivity smack down! It’s Christmas! Well, not exactly Christmas in the traditional “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” Christmas, but that other Christmas…Productivity Christmas! Otherwise known as “Back to School”!

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.

Who Owns the “Other 95%”?

Living in Learning

The power we give up by taking an order for training only perpetuates the paradigm…the myth…in the minds of our stakeholders that training drives performance. The power we need to deploy should show up in our response to any training request with… “Sure, we can help you with that…but let us ask you a few questions first.” And then we dig for the roots and assess readiness for what may be indicated as a solution.

Mobility and Offline Learner Management

Upside Learning

After the advent of Learning Management Systems, managing learners may seem a problem with an obvious answer. So why has it reared its head again? Well, it has and it hasn’t. The typical context in which learners access training from within the cyber and physical boundaries of the organisation, poses no challenge any more. However, […]. Mobile Learning Mobility Offline Learner Management Offline Mobility Tracking Offline Learning Path

What makes for a talented performer?

Allen Interactions

Do others try to emulate them? Even try? By Christopher Allen , MA, PMI-ACP, Product Manager. These obvious questions so often go unanswered. So much depends on knowing, but how do we find out? Beyond asking the questions, what strategies and frameworks are successful in getting credible answers?

Our Favorite Things About Mobile Learning

TOPYX LMS

Mobile learning is a multi-beneficial delivery of learning that is utilized by nearly every mid- to large-size company. This is not the first time we’ve mentioned the benefits of mobile learning, and it probably won’t be the last since more and more of mLearning’s benefits are being discovered as it is further developed. We think the benefits of mobile learning are so rich and vital to any organization that they are worth revisiting on occasion. . What is Mobile Learning?

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.

“Treat” your Training Right, with LMS in Healthcare

Paradiso

The healthcare industry is a continuously developing, ever growing field.

Webinar: Make Onboarding an Incredibly Human Experience

Axonify

In our latest webinar , JD Dillon, Axonify’s Principal Learning Strategist shared how participants could increase the speed to capability and confidence of new employees by reimagining onboarding strategies. Accomplishing this requires a complete mindset shift. We need to accept that onboarding never stops. It is simply the beginning of a continuous learning experience. Onboarding is critical.

Extending Engagement

Clark Quinn

My post on why ‘engagement’ should be added to effective and efficient led to some discussion on LinkedIn. In particular, some questions were asked that I thought I should reflect on. So here are my responses to the issue of how to ‘monetize’ engagement, and how it relates to the effectiveness of learning. So the first issue was how to justify the extra investment engagement would entail. It was an assumption that it would take extra investment, but I believe it will.