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5 Right Reasons for Outsourcing E-learning Development

CommLab India

This blog gives training managers and decision makers in a business all the right reasons to outsource e-learning development. eLearning Design eLearning Outsourcing

AI-Powered eLearning with IBM Watson – Case Study

eLearning Company

The Problem We Faced Whether you are developing eLearning or in-person training, a truly effective training program requires selecting the correct approach that will ensure that the training meets its goals. When it comes to teaching on-the-job skills, nothing beats the effectiveness of a training that resembles real-life conditions and challenges as closely as possible. … Continue reading "AI-Powered eLearning with IBM Watson – Case Study".

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Measuring Your Success as a Modern Learner

InSync Training

Measuring Your Success. In other blog posts published previously, we’ve discussed the modern learner – who they are, and how we can best serve them. We know that as modern learners , we take responsibility for much of our learning by creating our own learning pathways , exploring content, and interacting with other learners. We are essentially curating our own blended learning campaigns , and we end up holding ourselves accountable for a lot of this learning that is taking place.

Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

A Behind the scenes peek at the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve been asked about the podcasting equipment setup and software that we use on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. After 220 episodes in one year and over 430K downloads, we’ve settled on a configuration we like. In this post, I’ll share the setup and help you get started. Just today, teacher Eric Walters from Marymount emailed me about the setup I use.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

2018 E-Learning & Training Conferences

LearnDash

Get out your calendars because it is time to start saving some dates! Every year there are a number of really great e-learning and training conferences taking place across the United States. If you haven’t been to one then make it a resolution to attend an event that matches your interests. Not only will you learn something but you will come away from the event with a stronger network and renewed enthusiasm for your craft! Some of these events do come with a pricier admission fee.

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The Future of Learning: A Conversation with Jennifer Hofmann

InSync Training

New year, new vision! Training and Development is facing a fantastic future, thanks to the globalization , socialization , and mobilization of modern learners. Add to this ever-evolving EdTech and the growing expectations on training to improve performance, and it's a recipe for a complex and complicated landscape. Taking all this into consideration, many of us find ourselves asking, "How do we prepare for this new reality?". Modern Learning personal learning

Is 2018 Going To Be a Step-Change Year for L&D?

Living in Learning

There is urgency to this step-change requirement that needs to address Moments of Need at the Point of Work when they manifest and where they manifest. Productivity and profitability are hard-wired into this mission-critical capability. These requirements are currently out of scope of the Training Paradigm regardless of the new training system technology implemented. DPS EPSS LES LMS Performance Support Rants & Ramblings Technology performance point of work

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Build Your Course for an Audience of One

LearnDash

Creating a course with various lessons, quizzes, and other elements for hundreds (maybe thousands) of people is a daunting task. There are an endless number of instructional design templates and theories that you can follow for building your course. Some are simple and other are a bit more complex. Every one of them is useful when applied properly. But as you go through these different frameworks it can sometimes be beneficial to think about this from a different perspective.

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2018 Trajectories

Clark Quinn

Given my reflections on the past year, it’s worth thinking about the implications. What trajectories can we expect if the trends are extended? These are not predictions (as has been said, “never predict anything, particularly the future”). Instead, these are musings, and perhaps wishes for what could (even should ) occur. I mentioned an interest in AR and VR. I think these are definitely on the upswing.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Branch Out with 2017’s Top Branching Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

Branching scenarios are an eLearning staple—and for good reason! Scenarios are a great way to allow your learner to take a more active role in the learning. Developing your own branching scenario can feel intimidating if you’re new to eLearning development, and that’s why our template library is full of branching scenario templates. In our branching scenarios, users are presented with a scenario and need to make a choice how to proceed. Remediation is then given based on that choice.

Training the Generations

Your Training Edge

We all know that our workforces are changing. But we do have the ability to reach out to all generations with our training and development. The Baby Boomers are not accepting retirement, Generation X is in full swing, and Generation Y is just entering the workforce. Before we talk about how to effectively train each group, let’s determine who’s who. Baby Boomers were generally born between 1946 and 1965 – in many organizations they are the executives.

Allegations of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace:  No, HR Didn’t Fail. WE did!

ej4 eLearning

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, in the News and in Hollywood. Right now, leaders are in a unique position to radically change their organizations, for the better. The events of the past six months have made it necessary: The accusations against Harvey Weinstein and others, followed by Time Magazine choosing the “Silence Breakers” as its Person of the Year, and the #MeToo movement on social media.

Reflections on 2017

Clark Quinn

The end of the calendar year, although arbitrary, becomes a time for reflection. I looked back at my calendar to see what I’d done this past year, and it was an interesting review. Places I’ve been and things I’ve done point to some common themes. Such are the nature of reflections. One of the things I did was speak at a number of events. My messages have been pretty consistent along two core themes: doing learning better, and going beyond the course.

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

Year In Review - 2017

The Performance Improvement Blog

As I usually do at this time of year, I’ve selected five blog posts from the past year that seem to have had the most interest from readers. With the publication of my new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy , I have continued to focus my blog posts on a manager’s role in supporting continuous learning for all employees in the workplace. And I have examined an employee’s responsibility for continuous learning in the Knowledge Economy.

Essential Time Management Techniques That Should be Trained

Your Training Edge

It is said that prior planning saves poor performance. In an organization, it is critical for the trainer or consultant to identify the skills and knowledge that employees possess for paramount productivity and then assess where the gap is and what should be done about it. Time management has been related to work effectiveness, job satisfaction, and productivity. The aim of this article is to analyze essential time management techniques that should be trained.

The delusion of attention

Patti Shank

Two Things at Once - AT&T TV Commercial 2013 In the AT&T commercial above, a man asks a group of children, "What's better, doing two things at once or just one?" All the children yell, "Two!" The commercial ends with "It's not complicated. Doing two things at once is better." Except AT&T is wrong. It might seem better. But our cognitive abilities are not built to allow us to do two things at once. Hell, we often have a hard time doing one thing. (Or Or is this just me?)

MWL Newsletter No 45

Jane Hart

The last MWL Newsletter of the year News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the period 17-30 December 2017. Social learning

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

Wisetail Way Award Winner Bar Louie

Wisetail

Charlie Ehler, Educational Content Creator for Bar Louie, won the 2017 Wisetail Way Award for his exceptional implementation of the Wisetail LMS. The post Wisetail Way Award Winner Bar Louie appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All News

Building a Corporate University: Resources

Your Training Edge

Summary: Our next step in building a Corporate University is to determine resources. You must take into account the costs, staff needs, delivery systems, locations, and marketing before going to your executive team for funding.

Choice is Key in Learning

Association eLearning

I was in Girl Scouts when I was younger. And I have clear memories of the merit badge book. Each badge required me to do something different to earn it. Looking back, that book offered a lot of choices. I could pick which badge I wanted to work on and choose the activities that sounded best to me. Then I remembered that many organizations don’t offer their learners that choice. And those learners are adults.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Here at Pract.us, we’re dedicated to making life easier for human resources managers, learning and development professionals, and business leaders. As a result, we regularly post useful articles and advice from other thought-leaders each week. Enjoy and let us know what you think or what topics you’d love to see here. Mental Health Training for Line Managers: Useful Online Resources.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Learning Experience Design Trends For 2018

The eLearning Coach

Here is a look at the trending changes in how learning experience designers work and think. From a change in mission to Agile models, traditional outlooks and approaches are getting disrupted. eLearning Design

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Building a Corporate University: Assessment

Your Training Edge

Summary: Building a Corporate University is a long-term project with many phases. In our next ten-part series, we will look at each phase of the University project, beginning with across the board assessment of learning needs. Before any solid plans are made for the Corporate University, you have to know the scope of the learning that will be required. Some organizations have multiple business units, each one carrying out a separate purpose but striving to move the organization forward.

The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions

Learningtogo

If you are one of the many people who made a New Year’s resolution for 2018, you may have already fallen off your goal. Don’t feel too badly. After one month, only about 64 percent of resolutions are still in force and by six months that number drops to less than 50 percent. Let’s look at the performance improvement process through the lens of New Year’s resolutions and see what neuroscience can teach us to make both more successful. The Brain on Change. So why is change so hard?

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How to Solve Accountability Problems at Work

Pract.us

You don’t have to hate accountability. Try these techniques instead. As a manager, do you struggle with recurring performance problems? Are you trying to maintain quality with a growing team or grappling with organizational change? If so, your group may be suffering from a lowered sense of accountability. Fortunately, you can turn that around. But first, it’s important to point out that accountability is never about blaming people for mistakes, punishing poor results, or micromanaging.

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.