Sat.Aug 18, 2018 - Fri.Aug 24, 2018

5 Ways to Prepare Your Learning Programs For Gen Z – The Mobile-First Workforce

Docebo

While Millennials made it clear mobile learning was a necessity, Gen Z will push your organization to perfect it.

How to Incorporate Self-Directed Learning in Your Online Course

LearnDash

Self-direction is one of the key attributes of an adult learner. How can you encourage it in your online course? Overbearing pedagogy is a recurring problem for many adult learners. As children, we’re usually taught in a way that emphasizes a “follow the teacher” mentality. The instructor lays out the lesson, delivers a lecture, sets homework, and marks grades.

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The Obvious (and not so obvious) Benefits of Online Employee Training and Development

TalentLMS

Interactive whiteboards were big news when they arrived on the training scene because they replaced the old chalk and duster as a key tool for teaching and learning. In the 21st century, the importance of online learning tools might just be making traditional classroom training a thing of the past.

How to grow an elearning dream team: 8 things the best L&D leaders do

Elucidat

How do you set-up and nurture an elearning team that can efficiently create smart online learning, at the right quality and volume? We’ve pulled together our years of experience working across hundreds of elearning teams of every size and configuration – across the globe.

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Significance of Microlearning: The 5 Dos and Don’ts – Infographic

G-Cube

From interactive infographics and small quizzes to mini games and short video clips, microlearning plays a crucial role in improving the overall learning uptake at the workplace. Here is the glimpse of the five important dos and don’ts of microlearning: Infographics microlearning Infographic

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MWL Newsletter No 78

Jane Hart

Posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 12-18 August 2018. Modern Workplace Learning

Improve Your Work and Health in One Simple Step

InSync Training

I, like many of you, spend my work day at my desk. I’m lucky to climb the corporate ladder from a cozy home office, often kept company by my three Labradors.

5 Elements of an Effective Employee Training Program

TOPYX LMS

What does your employee training program look like? If it’s anything like most programs, it probably begins and ends with new employees.

How to Use Branching Scenarios in E-Learning

LearnDash

Branching scenarios offer a dynamic way to build engagement and improve retention. Have you tried them? If you’re looking for a better way to test learner knowledge than your standard linear test, you’re not alone. While quizzes have plenty of applications, they can often become tedious for learners. More importantly, they often don’t do a good job of fully evaluating the depth of knowledge of a learner.

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.

Top Ways to Incorporate Gamification into eLearning

Lambda Solutions

Gamification is rapidly becoming an effective eLearning tool. It is defined as “the use of game design and mechanics to enhance non-game contexts by increasing participation, engagement, loyalty and competition.”

Fun and Games in Training: Lessons from Dr. Stephen Slota

InSync Training

When was the last time you had fun during a mandated training event? This loaded question plagues instructional designers and facilitators alike. Stakeholders know that training impacts overall organizational performance, making upskilling employees a high-stakes game.

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How to Use an LMS to Promote Certifications During Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

Certifications are often overlooked during corporate training simply because they require a lot of effort if done without a learning management system (LMS). This is unfortunate since employee certification: Drives results in an L&D program by setting defined standards for employees to meet.

POINT-of-WORK: Where to Look for Performance Support ROI

Living in Learning

Adopting a performance support paradigm is a project that never ends. Because the dynamics of the learning performance ecosystem we need to support never ceases being dynamic.

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[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

Digital Badges: Creating Opportunities to Engage Learners

Lambda Solutions

When the pace of change is faster than the pace of learning, companies are challenged with the ever-widening gap between skills and ability to ensure employees are ready to tackle the next critical business challenge.

18 Free eLearning and Graphic Design Resources

Dashe & Thomson

Everyone loves a freebie. The problem with many free resource sites is that you are often inundated with so much unusable garbage that it’s hard not to feel like you are wasting your time.

Complex thinking

Clark Quinn

An interesting article I came across brings up an interesting issue: how do we do complex thinking? Are some people just better at it? The short answer appears to be ‘no’ Instead, a couple of tools play a role, and I think it’s an interesting excursion.

LMS Implementation: Top Tips for Success

Blue Sky eLearn

You’ve made your decision. Selected your LMS provider. Now comes implementation. Not all LMS platforms and providers are created equal. Having a successful implementation can make or break the success of your platform and eLearning programs, especially initially.

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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.

We’re Sort of Crushing on the New “Sort-It” Training Arcade Game

eLearning Brothers

There’s a new game in town and we are very into it! Sort-it was just added to The Training Arcade. Sort-It is a Training Arcade game that takes into account multi-levels of thinking.

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eLearning platforms in India, the solution to reduce cost and resources on your training programs

Paradiso

Training and learning are processes that companies all over the world have to implement. Lately, eLearning platforms in India have become a great tool for organizations to achieve those goals and get a better Return On Investment (ROI).

Adding 360 AR to Storyline 360

Adult Learning with Technology

My new role has allowed me to venture past Captivate and enter the world of Articulate 360 and in particular, Storyline. I’m enjoying the change and have to say, Storyline is miles ahead of Captivate. I wanted to demonstrate (as well as figure out) how 360 AR can be added to Storyline, and turns out […]. 360 Video eLearning eLearning Tools 360 360 Camera Articulate Articulate 360 Marzipano Storyline

Question: values?

Clark Quinn

So, I’m wrestling with how to characterize useful changes in an organization. I’ve been compiling a list of different tactics (e.g. implement coaching, show-your-work, support curation, etc), and want to map them to the changes you’ll get in the organization.

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.

Recoloring Complex Artwork in Illustrator

eLearning Brothers

Say you find an awesomely-realistic vector file from a stock site (like the rose illustration below), but it’s not the color you’re looking for and you’d like to recolor it.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: Unified Systems Vs. Unified Performance

Living in Learning

If systems architecture is moving to the cloud…and it is happening in an ever-increasing pace…shouldn’t we move workforce enablement along with it? Before answering that, consider this…if moving to the cloud does not accelerate productivity at Point-of-Work, we’re still two oars shy of a rowing team. Accelerated Productivity Digital Performance Support Digital Transformation #digitaltransformation #digitalperformancesupport #pointofwork

Why CX tops my holiday wish list

Axonify

I love shopping. But holiday shopping? Well, that’s an entirely different beast. From the parking to cash-out lines, it’s an emotional rollercoaster that I’m sure many of you have experienced. The emotional retail rollercoaster.

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Geenio Update: Active Directory support, Survey pools, Redesign and more

Geenio

The summer in the Northern Hemisphere is almost over and it’s about time to collect crops from our source code repos. So let’s see what we’ve got for you, shall we?

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.