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5 Essential Components of Interactive Instructional Feedback

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The instructional value of any interactive learning experience lies in the feedback provided. This post lists the five components that go into crafting the best instructional feedback.

The 3 Types of eLearning Storyboards & When to Use Them

Tim Slade

When you’re in the early stages of designing and developing an eLearning course, it’s likely your subject matter experts will throw a boatload of information at you.

What is Learner Autonomy?

LearnUpon

We all want to learn more, upskill and develop our knowledge. But obstacles like daily work commitments and formal learning structures can get in the way. That’s where learner autonomy can be leveraged to support learners in self-directing their need for knowledge.

Instructional Design Certificate or Masters Degree

Experiencing eLearning

A reader sent me this question: I’m very seriously considering a career change into ID. (I’ve I’ve spent 20 years in various business assignments with the last 8 in IT.) I’m involved in teaching extra-curricular activities to kids and adults in my community. I very fulfilled when I’m teaching and I’ve come to the conclusion that I want to follow this as a career path. Having said this, I’m exploring a master’s degree in ID.

Beyond Face-to-Face: Solving the Digital Practice Problem

Speaker: Bryan Naas, Director of Sales Enablement, Lessonly

Just like training and practice is the cornerstone of any top athlete or artist, the same is true in the workplace. But in the world of sales, practice is often restricted to conference room role-playing and in-person scenarios. Join Bryan Naas, Sales Enablement Director at Lessonly, to learn the tactics you can use to make digital practice a part of the fabric of your teams’ daily schedules.

Top 10 Most Affordable MBA Programs in the USA

Your Training Edge

Earning a Business Degree enables students to develop their business startups. MBA prepares students for leadership roles within a firm to take it to new heights of success. It opens many opportunities for them in the future.

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The Unsurpriseable Organization

The Simple Shift

12 years ago… “What? People aren’t responding to our ads!? Quick! We need to engage with them on social media!” ” 8 years ago… “What? People are using their phones to find info and do research? Quick! We need to have a mobile strategy!”

Labels for what we do

Clark Quinn

Of late there’s been a resurrection of a long term problem. While it’s true for our field as a whole, it’s also true for the specific job of those who design formal learning. I opined about the problem of labels for what we do half a year ago, but it has raised its head again.

Integrating Motivation with Instructional Design

B Online Learning

As an Instructional Designer, motivating learners is an important consideration because in reality learners are not always motivated to learn. They are busy, […]. The post Integrating Motivation with Instructional Design appeared first on B Online Learning. Articulate Design Development

Online Marketing for E-learning Part I: Content

LearnDash

If you want to sell your expertise, you need to prove it first. We’ve been asked more than once to give marketing advice for online educators, and while we’ve touched on the issue before , I thought I would take the next few posts to answer some of the biggest questions in-depth.

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

How to promote daily self-learning in the workplace

Jane Hart

There is, rightly, a lot of talk nowadays about “lifelong learning” and “continuous learning” but more often than not, articles focus on “lifelong education” or “continuous training”. In other words, they emphasise the need for continuous formal learning, and, in organisational terms, this implies providing more and more training or access to online course libraries. […]. Modern Workplace Learning

The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

With an open source Learning Management System (LMS), you can customize your experience and programs based on your business goals and department directives, allowing different groups of employees to access hundreds of learning modules.

20 Key Takeaways from ATD 2019

Docebo

ATD 2019 , the world’s largest, most comprehensive event for talent development and learning professionals, is in the books and what an insightful four days it was in Washington D.C.

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Emerging Need to Outsource Training: Knowing About Extended Elearning Management Systems

G-Cube

Today, most of the organizations understand the need for training and development in improving employees’ potential to learn and perform better. Developing interactive elearning content using instructional design strategies need expertise and competencies.

3 Tips to Measure and Analyze the ROI of your Custom eLearning Solution

Providing engaging and relevant eLearning for your learners can be a sizable investment. How do you measure both the quantitative and qualitative results of your efforts? These 3 tips show you how to do a big picture analysis so you can give a full account on your next eLearning project.

6 Simple Tips for Stellar Virtual Classroom Facilitation

InSync Training

Whether presenting an informational webinar or facilitating a multi-part virtual learning series that’s part of a larger blend, teaching live online requires pizzazz and purpose.

Top 10 Ways to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Your Training Edge

Everyone has some sort of fear, even if it is a small one. Maybe you are afraid of speaking in front of people or asking your boss for that raise. You might be afraid to go to rehab for drinking or afraid of telling people no. There are many things you can be fearful of.

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Small LMS Tweaks That Make a Big Difference to User Engagement and UX

TOPYX LMS

Regardless of how much money and effort a company invests in an LMS, there is no guarantee the platform will be well received by employees.

Insight Curation: Are We Accelerating or Protecting Productivity?

Living in Learning

By now content curation is a well-known activity that is credited for saving time in the search, retrieval and distribution of bulk knowledge/information.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

10 Ways You Can Foster Better Compliance in the Workplace

ej4 eLearning

Here at ej4, we talk a lot about compliance in the workplace, and it's not always the most fun topic to talk about.

4 Reasons to Use an LMS for Employee Compliance Training

Your Training Edge

While any compliance training is essential for the success of your company, especially when penetrating markets abroad, it is also quite hard on the employees. It usually requires employees to sit down for a couple of hours at a time, go through big chunks of text, and ingest all the important data.

The 4 Most Sought-After LMS Features to Improve ROI

TOPYX LMS

There are many different ways a learning management system delivers ROI to a company.

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Outdoor Voices on Growth, Culture, and the Employee Experience

Wisetail

Outdoor Voices doesn’t just tell people to go out and be active every day — the company lives that ethos. We talked with OV’s Retail Training & Development Manager to learn more about the OV employee experience and how the company maintains a tight culture as it grows.

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Learning Culture: A Product of Convergence?

Living in Learning

Yes, I tend to take a hard line on “performance” in the flow of work versus “learning” in the flow or work, but isn’t performance the ultimate outcome we seek? Learning is not the end game…it’s a by-product of enabling performance.while learning at the Point-of-Work and during moments of need.

Benefits of Learning Management System for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Growth poised organizations are investing more in corporate training and implementing customized Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to make their employee training an automated process.

5 Signs an LMS Vendor Delivers an Outstanding Customer Experience

Lambda Solutions

- 4 MIN READ -. What sets a learning management system (LMS) provider apart from other vendors? Too many organizations overlook customer service and experience when selecting a vendor.

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Virtual Classroom Facilitators: Enabling Engagement & Learning

InSync Training

In the mid-1990s, virtual classrooms (then known as ‘synchronous’ classrooms) were new. Don’t believe me? Read some history here !) So new, most people had never heard of them. But the people who HAD heard of virtual training were very excited. Soon, they proclaimed, none of us would ever have to go to a brick and mortar classroom again! All the ingredients were present to disrupt the Training & Development industry: trainers, participants, and PowerPoint slides! What else did we need?

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.