Sat.Jun 04, 2016 - Fri.Jun 10, 2016

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

It’s safe to say that no intelligent individual has ever spent a significant amount of time and money on an investment that did not promise to yield a good return. Whether it’s an investment in oneself, a business, another person, or a product, a quality return is always desired.

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How To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization

Docebo

5 Tips To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization. Employees are the lifeblood of your organization, which is why it’s crucial to provide them with the online tools and resources they need to achieve success.

5 Teaching Techniques That Increase The Worth Of Virtual Classrooms

G-Cube

It is undebatable that learners today differ in competence and motivation levels at all learning platforms, be it a classroom or an e-learning module.

The Prehistoric Learning Metric Still Roaming the Earth Today

Absorb LMS

Location: The African Savanna Date: Fifty-Thousand Years Ago A group of prehistoric hunter-gatherers are seated around a fire, their bellies full with the bounty of a successful hunt.

[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.

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? You can do so here. What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s Top Tools for Learning survey. Please share your own. INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS. E-Learning Authoring Tools. Quizzing & Testing Tools.

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Online Education Isn’t Always Glamorous

LearnDash

Despite its advantages there are still many people who are skeptical of online education. It is hard to imagine that the same learning experience can occur from a 100% online (or virtual) course.

7 Tips to Make Your Compliance Online Training Courses Mobile

Allen Interactions

By Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas. Your employees probably aren't thrilled about your upcoming compliance online training course. But what if you could offer them the ability to access it whenever and wherever it's most convenient for them?

How to Supplement Learning by VR?

Origin Learning

Technology empowers. It liberates. It gives access to corridors from any part of the world. Now, picture this –you are interested in art and you would like to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York or MoMA.

Upcoming webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs

Docebo

Webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs with Brandon Hall Group. Are you enabling your sales team with a learner-centric, blended education program , or burdening them with outdated, boring training videos?

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.

Formal vs. Informal Learning Explained

LearnDash

Most training events and elearning initiatives that I have come across would be considered “formal “learning. There is are specific needs that need to be met and the training program is created around satisfying those needs.

Saje Natural Wellness Elearning Journey

Learnkit

One of the biggest challenges faced by high growth retail businesses is scaling in way that maintains culture. Having effective learning practices is key to maintaining a consistent and exceptional brand experience.

Part 2: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

InSync Training

Recently InSync Training worked with a multinational software company to maximize the value of their existing learning content by transitioning it to the virtual and blended classroom. During this process, we discovered six specific areas that we needed to address to facilitate this transition.

5 Ways To Make Your Training Stickier!

Administrate

One of our core values at Administrate is transparency, so we’re starting this post with a confession: we’re actively developing our product to be so ‘sticky’ that our customers never want to leave us. What do we mean by ‘sticky’? Working in the SaaS (Software as a Service) industry, ‘stickiness’ means creating an Read More. All Training Tips

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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.

7 ELearning Traps to Avoid

LearnDash

Anyone who sets out to create an elearning course does so with the best intentions. They want the course to be both fun and effective. But this does not always happen. I am sure that at some point you have had a poor elearning experience.

eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Previously we dug into the alphabet soup of eLearning terms and acronyms. But you weren’t full. You asked for seconds. So, here are some of the additional terms you wanted to defined.

Learning to Lead in the Time of Disruption

The Peformance Improvement

Being sufficiently knowledgeable and skilled when there was relative stability in the workplace, when products and services didn’t change much, when companies did essentially the same work for their entire existence (e.g.,

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ATD 2016 It’s a Wrap! (PT 5): Homz Umrigar & Priyanka Chopra

Learning Rebels

Here we are – the last in the Learning Rebels Series – ATD 2016 It’s a Wrap! While at ATD 2016 I finally met up with Homz and Priyanka.

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.

Articulate Storyline: Does Slide Size Matter?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kal Hadi     I often get asked the question about choosing the right slide size in Articulate Storyline. The Slide size or as it's known in Storyline as "Story Size" in not one of those things that you really come across casually in Storyline.

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The Good and Bad of Support Forums

LearnDash

If you are selling a product then you will need a way to support your customers. This decision often comes down to one of two choices: forums or a help desk – but which is best? First, I feel it worth mentioning that you should never use standard email. That can get messy in a hurry.

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Celebrating 50 eLearning Best Practices

eLearning Brothers

This article marks my fiftieth publication on the eLearning Brothers blog. I wouldn’t be a true training and development professional if I didn’t take the opportunity to reflect on what I’ve learned.

Free Trial Account

CourseArc

Watch a demo of CourseArc and Sign-Up for a Free Trial today! CourseArc Demo Video from CourseArc on Vimeo. CourseArc free trial

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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.

eLearning: Two Awesome Microphones

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jeff Harris   In March, Kevin shared his techniques for  improving sound quality by using sound absorbers. In this article, I cover two of my favorite microphones for voiceover recording: the Heil PR-40 and the Shure MV51.

Interview with Kay Whalen of EDI

Web Courseworks

Kay Whalen, President of Executive Director, Inc. ( EDI ), started in the association business like many others did: she just “fell into it”. Fresh out of college, Kay worked in the accounting department at EDI and today she’s an owner and the president of the company.

How Emotional Learning Works Through Social Medium?

Origin Learning

Social Age Safari – now that sure rings a bell! It is the master brain Julian Stodd of Sea Salt Learning, who with his innovative methods to popularize a concept has kept the conversation on social learning alive and kicking!

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Past Event – Using Neuroscience to Enhance your Instructional Design (July 19, 2016, San Diego)

Learningtogo

I will be in sunny southern California on July 19 th to deliver my workshop, Using Neuroscience to Enhance your Instructional Design , in partnership with the San Diego Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD). Do you feel like no matter what method, model or theory you use, it just doesn’t do your design justice? If so, then you might consider creating training based on what neuroscientists know about the brain.

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.