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Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

For many learning organizations, the term “AGILE” has become a hot topic.

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LMS: The Vendor Search

Your Training Edge

The process of finding an LMS vendor can be just as taxing as the whole LMS implementation process in general.

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Lessons from March Madness

ej4 eLearning

It’s that time of the year with March Madness office pools. Games are often on mute in the office so the boss doesn’t know how many people are watching the games.

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Transforming the Digital Landscape with Interactive Mobile Learning Apps

G-Cube

The influence of technology on training organizational workforce has been huge for the past few years. Digitization has increased the scope of using personalized mobile apps to deliver customized learning experiences at the point of need.

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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.

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Top Benefits of Knowledge Sharing Across an Organization

Your Training Edge

In the competitive world today, majority of the companies are gradually realizing the significance of knowledge sharing among individuals working within an organization. It is being identified as an essential constituent for corporate success.

Diagramming Microlearning

Clark Quinn

I’ll be giving an upcoming webinar where I make my case for defining microlearning. And, as part of my usual wrestling with clarity, I created a diagram. I thought I’d share it with you. What, you want me to walk you through it?

Webinar: Dare to Share! Power of Shared Actions in Captivate

eLearning Brothers

Discover the flexible world of shared actions and their parameters in last week’s webinar recording with expert Captivate consultant Lieve Weymeis. You will learn how to prepare, develop and test shared actions.

Closing the Job-Skills Gap

The Peformance Improvement

Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan, like all state governors, is grappling with closing the gap between thousands of high-paying job openings and a shortage of workers to fill those jobs.

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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.

LMS: Training Department Analysis

Your Training Edge

No matter how large or small your organization is, the department that will probably use the learning management system more than anyone else is your own training and development organization.

Hire an eLearning Consultant

Web Courseworks

Starting an online learning business is not a walk in the park. Though, if your organization is ready, it can be a very rewarding development. Before you start, ask yourself: Who are you targeting? Who is managing the content being developed for your business? Who is your competition?

What if….? (E-Learning)

eLearning 24-7

I’m a huge fan of history. Especially those “what if” scenarios that explore the other side of historical changes. Most folks know the usual, “What if Germany had won WWII”, but lesser folks might ask what if “The colonies never broke away from England,” or what if “bazooka bubblegum created a taste profile that lasted more than thirty seconds.” ” .

Return on Wisdom

Clark Quinn

In the early days of the internet, I had a chance to read one of the early translations of The Japan That Can Say No. The point I took away was the critique of short-term decision making driven by the need for shareholder returns.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

6 Signs Your L&D Strategy is Living in the Past

InSync Training

It’s very exciting to learn about and invest in the latest trends in educational technology. Who among us hasn’t been swept up by the allure of gamification , the promise of curation , and a desire to embed microlearning at every conceivable moment of learning need? No matter how enticing these new ideas might be, we are always (rightly) concerned about adoption.

Learner power – look before you leap!

Kineo

For a while now there has been ‘chat’ about social learning as an approach to workplace L&D. There’s also a suspicion that woven into this catchphrase was some expectation around social platforms, social media and the like - and perhaps an unspoken assumption that it offers a cheap solution to the training challenge.

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. When hosting an online course, it makes sense to make the best use of all the resources the Internet has to offer. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. There’s nothing wrong with that, so long as it has a purpose.

25 Design Thinking Resources for Corporate Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

In this article, we’ve compiled 25 of our favorite design thinking resources—from inspiration and worksheets to academic research. For learning professionals, design thinking challenges us to think about the learning solutions we design in terms of objectives, motivation, and barriers.

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.

Gamification: It’s Not About the Competition

InSync Training

Badges, leaderboards, leveling up. These buzzwords sound like features in the latest video game, but, actually, they’re modern learning staples thanks to gamification and game-based learning. Instructional designers know that gamification’s flexibility and adaptability make it useful for many programs, including new hire orientation, compliance training, and technical skill building.

Should you use SSO or an API with your LMS?

LearnUpon

Single Sign-On (or SSO) is a term that finds its way on to every LMS requirement list. It can appear complicated at first but it doesn’t have to be. In this post, we outline: What is SSO? What’s the difference between SSO and an API? How to decide which one is most suitable for your needs.

Think Like a Start-Up, Act Like a Product Manager

CLO Magazine

In a typical start-up company (such as a modern software company), product managers direct the development of products. They are not programmers themselves, nor do they build or operate the product. Their job is to ensure an optimal product experience from start to finish.

From Bullet Points to Beautiful with Beautiful.AI

Mike Taylor

Over the years, I’ve kicked the tires on a boatload of presentation apps and it is very rare that any of them stick around long enough to make it into my toolkit. Beautiful.ai looks like one of the rare exceptions that will. What is it?

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

New for eLearning Guild! Microlearning in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Virtual classroom learning and microlearning have become commonplace in corporate training. Both options adapt beautifully to the modern classroom , which strives for adaptability, flexibility, and accessibility. At face-value, though, the connection between this EdTech option and this design model seems ambiguous at best. As training professionals, we do our best to keep up with current trends in the field.

Modern Workplace Learning Is A Collaboration Between L&D, Managers And Individuals

Jane Hart

Modern Workplace Learning is therefore not just about delivering modern training; it recognises that individuals learn all the time as an integral part of daily work – whether they realise it or not – and that constant independent planned learning is of importance too. Although many modern professionals recognise they … Social learning

Building the Leader of the Future

CLO Magazine

By almost any measure, Scott Kriens was a successful leader. After taking over as CEO of Juniper Networks Inc.

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LMS Reporting Best Practices: What is your company missing?

TOPYX LMS

Companies are spending more and more every year on training and development. However, dissatisfaction with learning management systems is widespread. The leading cause of dissatisfaction with LMS systems, according to a survey conducted by the Brandon Hall Group¹ is poor LMS reporting functionality. LMS LMS Reporting LMS Features

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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.

7 Instances When Outsourcing eLearning Is Not The Best Option

TalentLMS

Are you thinking about hiring an external partner to create your online training content? In this article, we’ll highlight 7 instances when outsourcing eLearning isn’t the ideal solution. 7 Cases When Outsourcing eLearning Will Not Work.

Training Your Modern Workforce Without Gadgets and Gizmos

Dashe & Thomson

As more millennials join the workforce and corporate cultures trend in the direction of faster onboarding and employee production, there is an increasing need to modernize training efforts to keep up. New innovations are being developed every day with more advanced LMS systems, app-based eLearning, virtual reality systems, and the list goes on.

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Organizational Learning Is A Social Act

CLO Magazine

We make many assumptions about organizational learning. Most of them are wrong. On the surface we seem to know what organizational learning is: People attend programs or complete e-learning modules, they learn something new and they somehow become better.