Sat.Aug 19, 2017 - Fri.Aug 25, 2017

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. .

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.

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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.’

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?

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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!

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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”!

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Eibhlin’s Quest: An Interactive Articulate Storyline Game Template

eLearning Brothers

Let’s face it. When we usually think gamification, the end result tends to just mask some quiz behind a fancy layout with few real gaming elements added. It takes a lot of development time to create something that both feels like a game and creates serious learning opportunities.

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.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

To Thrive, you Should Learn, Adapt, Innovate and Repeat

Learning Wire

To survive and thrive in the future, organizations should think about transformation through the lens of: 1) Innovation and Adaptation. 2) Continuous Learning.

Robot Coaches: New Model for Leadership Training?

CLO Magazine

Despite growing interest in soft skills training, courses to teach them haven’t seen much innovation in how they are developed and delivered.

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.

3 Ways Screenshots make your Microsoft Word Doc, PowerPoint, and Email Better

Visual Lounge

When you hear the word ‘ screenshot ’ you probably don’t think ‘excitement.’

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Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

You know the benefits of extended enterprise. But how do you execute the plan? Learn more about the technical considerations that can help you create a strategy to manage the delivery and tracking of product training across a variety of systems.

Three Good E-Learning Books to Finish Off the Summer

Rapid eLearning

The end of summer usually serves as the beginning of the school year. In a sense, it also kind of serves as the beginning of the work year. It’s always good to come into a new year with a fresh perspective. Reading is one way to do that.

Handling Organizational Change at Any Level

KnowledgeCity

Experts agree, no matter what our feelings on impending changes might be, the stress that inevitably comes along with any inter-office shake-up can have a negative impact on workers’ psyches.

The simplest, yet hardest, challenge with video and animation

Pure Learning

The following is adapted from a presentation I gave at the eLearning Guild 's Focus On Learning conference in San Diego on June 20, 2017. Story and Structure. It's simple, but not easy. We all know that stories are great for learning new things, right? And we all know that stories need structure.

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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

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!

Better Learner Engagement: 10 Ways to Engage Learners

Litmos

We recently held a webinar entitled, Learner Engagement: 10 Ways to Engage Learners , which gave great tips for capturing your learners' attention and increasing their retention of course material. You'll need to watch the webinar to see all 10 tips, but to get you started, here are the first four.

Why Mobile eLearning is on the Rise

OpenSesame

Every week, 25 million Americans work more than the standard 40-hour work week. With how busy working professionals are during the standard nine-to-five, you probably find yourself cramming in tasks in any free time you can find during your week. If you’re one of the 9.6 million currently furthering your education, then non-working hours are likely dedicated to schoolwork, studying and exams. This is why more working professionals prefer mobile elearning as their learning method of choice.

Planning for digital transformations

Pure Learning

With customers’ expectations rising for short, sharp and digital transactions, many organisations are implementing digital transformations or customer-focused journey plans.

Knowledge Workers and the Corporate Learning Environment

The E-Learning Curve

The 21st century corporate learning environment is an ecosystem of services, tools, technologies, and processes that support knowledge workers. Continue Reading → The post Knowledge Workers and the Corporate Learning Environment appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Knowledge Work Workplace Learning constructivist learning environment corporate learning environment knowledge worker learning curve organizational development organizational learning scaffolded learning

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

This Week in EdTech: How Technology Enables Personalized Learning

D2L

Stay up-to-date on the latest news in learning with these trending articles. Technology This Week in EdTech

Connecting Training to Long-Term Performance

OpenSesame

How many Learning Management Systems (LMS) are used at your organization? As company size grows, learning is increasingly planned at the department level and the number of LMS increases--some companies use up to 30 LMS! Two-thirds of industry leaders admit that decentralized learning strategies hurt employee development, tenure and engagement.

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The 5 Modern Leader Profiles. Which One Are You?

Learnloft

A sense of real frustration had set in. The team wasn’t meeting the expectations I had for them and not one team member seemed to be getting better. It felt as though we were stuck in quicksand with no relief in sight. So I did what most inexperienced leaders do, made changes on the team. It was during one particular meeting while letting a team member go, that it was beyond evident from the dialogue that the problem didn’t lie with my team member, the problem lied in me.

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