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Interest on Behavioural Insights: What can the growth of disruptive banks tell us about the elearning industry?

Saffron Interactive

Behavioural science can explain the multi-billion pound digital banking boom. The same rules can also apply to elearning. Future historians will remember the 21 st century as the era of digital upheaval (unless climate change continues to be avoided by world leaders). We’re all witness to the digitisation of practically everything, and most of us appreciate it. Startup banks such as Monzo, Starling and Revolut, are shaking up the banking sector by pushing a digital-first strategy.

How to Remove Nice-To-Know Information From Your eLearning

Tim Slade

When you’re starting work on an eLearning project, it’s not always clear what information should and should not be included in your eLearning course. How can you separate nice-to-know information from must-know information, especially when it’s a topic or process you aren’t familiar with? While you might assume your subject matter experts will help you with this, don’t hold your breath!

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Learning through the AGES: Enhancing Knowledge Retention with eLearning

CommLab India

Build eLearning courses on the AGES model. Grab attention, help generate connections, associate knowledge with emotions, and offer spacing in eLearning. eLearning Design Instructional Design

Anti-Harassment Training for Employees Doesn't Have to Be Cringeworthy

ej4 eLearning

When I tell people I work for a company that makes employee training videos, their typical reaction is a loud groan with eye-rolls and a story about a horrible video on sexual harassment they are “forced” to watch every year. It’s true, they think I am the one to blame! Stories include details about the 1980’s video quality, and awkward role-plays portrayed by amateur actors. Other stories mention the embarrassing and uncomfortable role-plays they were required to act out with their coworkers!

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

5 Benefits of Micro Courses

LearnDash

Micro-content offers new possibilities for learner engagement. We’ve discussed ways that micro learning can help educators shift their thinking about online content delivery. Micro learning is a broad concept, but one of the most popular forms of micro learning involves the idea of micro content —mini courses that learners can take independently from a larger course. Micro content can be marketed in a variety of ways.

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Why Use Knowledge Checks in Your Corporate Training Program

TOPYX LMS

Training is incredibly important to your employees. A survey mentioned by Your Training Edge indicated that 70 percent of workers claim training directly influences their decision to stick with their current employer or look for a new job. 1 The source also reported that 74 percent of participants involved in another long-term study “assert that lack of training is the biggest hurdle in achieving their full potential at work.”

ADDIE: A 5-Step Process for Effective Training & Learning Evaluation

Watershed

In our previous blog post, we explained the challenges associated with learning evaluation. Simply put, when training isn't properly designed with specific goals in mind, it's nearly impossible to actually evaluate effectiveness or impact on overall organizational goals. In this post we’ll explore the five stages of the ADDIE model of instructional design—analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation—and how this process can help or hurt your learning evaluation methods.

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You Can’t Innovate Without Sometimes Failing

TLNT: Training and L&D

One of the greatest players to step up to the plate, Babe Ruth revolutionized baseball by hitting 714 home runs while compiling a lifetime batting average of.342 — both among the best numbers of all time. But he was also known as the King of Strikeouts when he played — demonstrating that greatness and innovation can’t be accomplished without trial and error. And failure. Performance & Personality Training, Learning & Development Featured psychological safety

Educational platform vs training software vs LMS: What’s the difference?

TalentLMS

You’ve probably been using at least one of these words to search for a solution to your training problem. Maybe your materials are disorganized. Maybe your people are scattered across different locations. Maybe different employees need different training, and a one-size-fits-all onboarding seminar is just not cutting it anymore. You’ve reached a point where you need a simple way to implement your existing training for your employees.

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.

A Heaping Holiday Helping of Helpful Training Tips

InSync Training

With the Thanksgiving dinner trimmings put away in the states, the busiest time of year begins to take on a life of its own. With inboxes and fireplaces equally a-blaze, personal professional development and corporate training can wind up on the back burner. What can learners and learning leaders alike do to keep missed training opportunities from piling up like snowdrifts? How can you make your next blend more magical than the dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies?

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How to Create Online Volunteer Training Courses for Non-Profits

LearnDash

What information should your online volunteer training cover? In many ways, volunteer training is like any other online course. You will need to teach the material, assess the volunteer’s understanding, and provide meaningful feedback. However, volunteer training courses have some specific requirements than ordinary training courses don’t. This is especially true for non-profits, who are often serving members of their community, and who may be liable for the actions of poorly-trained volunteers.

Leverage Your LMS in Employee Onboarding

Absorb LMS

When you show up at a party, you want to feel welcomed. It’s the same when you start a new job. Onboarding is a company’s way of helping people know why they’re there, connect with other people and make them want to stay. The onboarding effort pays off: Data shows that 91% of companies who kept their first-year workers had an engaging onboarding experience.

5 Signs You Need to Expand Your Small Business Team (And 5 Ways to Pull it Off)

Your Training Edge

Ever hear the saying you are the five people you spend most of your time with ? In much the same manner, the people you surround your business with, and the people you choose to help you take your small business to the next level, are going to have a huge impact on how that business runs. In small business teams, it can be difficult to know when the time is ripe for bringing on a new employee.

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Why AI-Powered Personalized Learning Experiences are Here to Stay

Docebo

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a buzzword on the lips of a wide range of business people. Unlike many trends, AI has crossed the boundaries of industries and is impacting us all. Once thought of as a robot that would take over the world, we’re all now starting to realize just how useful it can be. As we move into a new decade, the use of AI is on the rise and set to revolutionize the learning experience for learners and admins alike.

Unpacking some nuances

Clark Quinn

In my book Engaging Learning , I had a suite of elements for both effective education practice and engaging experiences. Of course, the point was that they perfectly aligned. However, I’m unpacking a couple of them, and I thought it’d be helpful to ensure that I am clear about them, and so that you are too. So I’m unpacking some nuances in two different groups of elements. For one, I talk about contextualized, anchored, and relevant.

3 Common Employee Onboarding Pitfalls

Absorb LMS

New hires often fall into two buckets during onboarding: They’re either bored without enough to do or “drinking from a fire hose,” drowning in information. Your goal is to find the right balance between these two scenarios. Here are three common pitfalls of the employee onboarding experience, and how you can reevaluate your processes to avoid them. A slow, disorganized start.

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5 Essentials to Know about Digital badging – From its origins

Your Training Edge

Digital badges are at the confluence of exhibiting achievements and digital credentials. To understand what digital badges are, let’s look at the dilemmas faced by Kareem and Sara. Case # 1: Kareem’s shorthand at formal education. Kareem is a sixteen-year-old who loves robots and sci-fi movies but struggles to perform in school.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

How to Create a Fundraising Training Program for Association Staff

TOPYX LMS

The benefits of an online learning platform for associations are abundant. For example, an online learning platform gives association staff easy access to training, provides a variety of engaging courses, promotes collaboration, and can save associations money. An online learning platform, such as a learning management system , can also help association leaders deliver a fundraising training program to improve revenue. Employee Training Nonprofit Fundraising Training

The Real Costs of LMS Setup for Educators

Lambda Solutions

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Lessons Learned About Modern Learning in 2019

InSync Training

Like every year before it, 2019 proved game-changing, awe-inspiring, and insightful. With only a few weeks left until a new decade, our team felt nostalgic. What did we learn in the last 365 days? Quite a bit, and we’re sure you did too. Modern Learning Modern Blended Learning

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Getting Handy With Interactive Enterprise Software Training

Your Training Edge

Enterprise software training has changed. It wasn’t long ago that face-to-face sessions and tools like on-demand video were mainstays. While they continue to have a place, they clearly have limits. It takes time (and money) to bring people together and update materials, so it’s easy for knowledge gaps to creep in, especially when changes to software occur so quickly.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

how-to-track-the-progress-of-employee-training

Gyrus

Being able to track Employee Training progress is very important for both small and large organizations

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Less is more

E-Learning Provocateur

Well that’s my excuse, anyway. 2019 has been a tumultuous year for me, so I haven’t been able to write as much as I have in previous years. Nonetheless, I hope the few articles I was able to publish proved useful and worthwhile. Here they are again in case you missed them or fancy a refresh… 20 real-world examples of Augmented Reality. As with VR, there’s plenty of talk out there about how wonderful AR is and the incredible potential it offers us.

The Full-Stack HR Professional

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

In software development, there is a concept of the “ full-stack engineer, ” someone who knows hardware, operating system, database, applications, user interface, design, and mobile applications. These magic individuals are among the most valued in business: they can architect new systems, debug the most difficult problems, and serve as big thinkers for technologists everywhere. Read more» The post The Full-Stack HR Professional appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

Tips For Running Your Business Smoothly

Your Training Edge

It’s an exciting time to operate a business. The technological advancements and new opportunities available in the business world due to globalization have resulted in higher profits, new customer bases and innovative business models. But, higher demands from consumers and increased competition created new challenges for managers. Most people think that starting a business is the hardest part. However, running a business is among the most challenging bit for business owners and managers.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.