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The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice

Matrix

The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. No longer confined by geography, people who share the same interests can connect, share and grow as a community online.

5 Ways To Manage Your Training Resources More Effectively

Accessplanit

The acquisition and proper use of internal and external resources to deliver a project on time and on budget is one of a training provider’s biggest concerns. Buying Software Automation Management

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Is Your Employee Training A Waste Of Time And Money?

Your Training Edge

First of all, let’s start with defining what employee training is. In the most general sense, it can be explained as providing your employees with the necessary information that they need in order to do their job better, or, if they are new to it, to do it at all.

7 Things to Know About Your Learners Before Launch

LearnDash

Gathering information about your learners can help you create and market a better course. You have a great course idea. The subject is one you love, you’re excited about the content, and you’ve been blissfully outlining lessons for a week and are still going strong. There’s just one question you’ve forgotten to ask, and if you don’t think about it now, it may come back to haunt you: Who is your course for?

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Communication is at the Heart of Soft Skills Training

ej4 eLearning

Look around. Especially in a restaurant or airport. People are eating and traveling together but they are not really together. Everyone is staring at their phone. Perpetually scrolling through Facebook and Instagram, playing Candy Crush or Words With Friends and not being present with their people.

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Top 3 L&D trends to watch for in 2019

InfoPro Learning

This year, personalization, artificial intelligence (AI), and learning analytics took the top three spots in the annual Learning & Development (L&D) Global Sentiment Survey. The annual L&D Global Sentiment Survey takes pulse of the L&D community worldwide. What are the results telling us for the months ahead? This year will be all about data. Watching the results change and grow.

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Micro-learning’s unsung sibling

E-Learning Provocateur

Micro-learning is so hot right now. But I’m not going to deliberate over its definition. If you’re into that, check out Shannon Tipton’s Microlearning: The Misunderstood Buzzword and 7 Deadly Myths of Microlearning.

Is your Instructor Led Training Agile?

mLevel

Is Your Instructor Led Training Agile? Agile is defined as the ability to move quickly and easily. Of course, everything from software development to project management is agile these days, yes, even learning – but it’s limited to the learning creation side of the business.

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3 Business Benefits of Providing Customer Service Training to Healthcare Professionals

TOPYX LMS

Customer service training benefits just about every type of company in any industry.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The 3 Ws of Learning Evaluation & Analytics

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. Did the training work?”. If your stakeholders asked you this question, would you have an answer supported by proof, or would you feel anxious about demonstrating the value of your work ?

Mobile LMS for Corporate Training: Responsive Design, Mobile App, or Both?

G-Cube

With technological advancement, most of the industry verticals are deploying mobile platforms to promote learning at the point of need. Modern organizations have come a long way with the utilization of smartphones, tablets, phablets, and other personalized mobile devices.

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Learning Tools and Uni Change

Clark Quinn

As part of a push for Learning Engineering , Carnegie Mellon University recently released their learning design tools. I’ve been aware of CMU’s Open Learning Initiative for a suite of reasons, and their tools for separate reasons. And I think both are good.

Build the bridge to self-learning: Help individuals help themselves

Jane Hart

n the workplace individuals learn in many different ways for, through and at work – in what might be termed the 4 D’s of Learning: DIDACTICS – ie being taught (aka education or training) DISCOVERY – ie finding out for oneself (aka informal learning) DISCOURSE – ie interacting with others (aka social learning) DOING – […].

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What are the Costs of Not Training Your Employees?

People often ask “What kind of return can I expect if I train my employees?” This eBook comes from the opposite point of view. What are the potential costs to your organization if you don’t train your employees? Download the eBook today.

Design Thinking & the Future of Instructional Design Video

Bottom-Line Performance

The post Design Thinking & the Future of Instructional Design Video appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Learning Design

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The Most Beneficial Learning Metrics for eLearning and Why You Should Track Them

Lambda Solutions

Metrics has been a buzzword in education circles for some time, and for good reason. The learning metrics that educators track can have a huge impact on how effective their learning experiences are, and thus hold an immense amount of power.

5 Signs It’s Time To Switch Your LMS

Docebo

Is your LMS still fit for your needs? In just the past few years, learning technology has evolved from a simple Learning Management System (LMS), designed to house and manage learning content, to today’s modern and high-tech, cloud-based LMS optimized to deliver strong learning outcomes.

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Is your Instructor Led Training Agile?

mLevel

Is Your Instructor Led Training Agile? Agile is defined as the ability to move quickly and easily. Of course, everything from software development to project management is agile these days, yes, even learning – but it’s limited to the learning creation side of the business.

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

How to Measure the Impact of a Workplace Learning Program: Reviewing the LTEM Model

Bottom-Line Performance

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TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Extending Video Frames

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

After adding a video asset to the Timeline in Camtasia, it's likely you'll want to freeze a specific part of the video to allow for other Timeline objects to appear (such as annotations or images).   In the image below, I've added a video to Track 1 on my Timeline.

How To Ditch Vanity Metrics For Actionable Metrics For Better eLearning

Lambda Solutions

As the digital age has revolutionized the big data and eLearning industries, it's become easier than ever for educators in the eLearning space to track the various metrics of their students.

How to choose an LMS for your Company

Paradiso

Choosing the best LMS is less like going shopping and more like events planning and management. There is no LMS shop that you can browse, and nor is there a one-size-fits-all solution. The best LMS platforms are like the best companies – very different from one another.

Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

How to Measure the Impact of a Workplace Learning Program: Reviewing the LTEM Model

Bottom-Line Performance

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Extended Enterprise Learning Systems: Shifting Into High Gear

Talented Learning

For more than five years, I’ve been talking and writing nonstop about the business value of extended enterprise learning. You’d think by now I would’ve run out of things to say. Actually, I’m just getting started.

This part-time frontline retail employee quit after only four weeks and onboarding was to blame

Axonify

“My kid just quit her new job!” This was a direct quote uttered by one of my colleagues while reading a text from her daughter, who had recently landed a job working for a popular retail chain. My first thought was, “Maybe this is just a flaky kid?” It turns out she’s actually the … Continued.

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PowerPoint Tip: Here’s a Simple Way to Build E-Learning Graphics

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a PowerPoint tip: build your e-learning course graphics in PowerPoint. PowerPoint is great for simple graphic design projects. In fact, I use it quite a bit for this blog and some of the graphics I need in my e-learning demos.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.