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Expecting the Unexpected: Proactive Training is Another Way to Show Employees You Care


All of the headlines around the Great Resignation aren’t terribly surprising. According to The American Institute of Stress, feelings of stress in the workplace and at home are at an all-time high thanks to the accelerated pace of change in the past year.

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The 5 Benefits of an Effective Customer Training Program


How much value does a customer training program really add? If you already have a training program that has proved itself to be somewhat effective, you might be reluctant to make any changes.


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Understanding Effective eLearning

Rapid eLearning

One mistake many e-learning experts make is that they talk about “e-learning” as if it’s a single thing and always focused on performance improvement. They talk about engagement and interactivity and measurable objectives.

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2021

Experiencing eLearning

It has been several years since I last added my top 10 tools for learning as part of Jane Hart’s annual survey. Some of these are my personal learning tools; others are what I use to create learning for others. You can vote for your top 10 tools for learning until August 26.

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:SCALED - The Biggest Digital Adoption Event of 2021 is Here!

Speaker: Dr. Britt Andreatta, Julie Hiipakka, Amy Titus, Caroline Ford, Vasupradha Srinivasan, Anil Vijayan, Stephanie Roodhouse, Khadim Batti, Vara Kumar, and Vispi Daver

Join 5000+ attendees live at :SCALED, the Digital Adoption Event by Whatfix. The free virtual event from Oct 5-7 features 20+ L&D, HR, and Digital Adoption leaders, and actionable sessions on how to scale your organization for the Future of Work.

How L&D Teams Can Leverage Learning Consulting To Meet The Enhanced Expectations From The Business

Dan Keckan

L&D teams may not have all the skills or experience to efficiently address the rapidly changing demands of today's workplace. In this article, I outline how learning and performance consulting partners can support L&D teams to successfully meet the new mandate.

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#HurricaneSeason Planning for Natural Disasters and their Impact on Virtual Sessions

InSync Training

At InSync, we often talk about mitigating virtual classroom disasters with preparation and planning. With a solid plan, we can avoid most “virtual training emergencies.”.

The Case For Blended Learning


How to Implement Blended Learning as Employees Return to Work. LMS eLearning LMS Blended Learning

Workplace Culture: Leading and Coaching to Develop Sense of Belonging

Dashe & Thomson

Hiring a diverse and inclusive team has proven to be an extremely successful approach for organizations. However, creating an environment where employees thrive and are empowered takes a lot of effort and determination.

Caveat Malarkey

Clark Quinn

After continuing to take down marketing blather, it’s time for a plea. Caveat Malarkey! And, as always, the prose. If you’ve been paying attention, you will have seen that a number of my blog posts take down a variety of articles that are rife with malarkey.

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Learning By Doing With Digital Guidance

With learning becoming a critical piece to success, it is imperative for enterprises to adopt an integrated learning approach that is aligned with employee expectations. Download the White Paper now to get started!

5 Core Strategies and Tactics for Effective Virtual Classroom Programs

InSync Training

Upskilling the “new normal” virtual world is no longer a “nice to have” but a matter of survival.

LMS Comparison: LearnDash vs. Teachable


Teachable is one of the most popular online course platforms available. But that doesn’t make it right for your course. For those new to the world of online education, navigating the various Learning Management Systems (LMSs) on the market can be exhausting.

Learner Metrics Using Data Analytics in L&D

Dashe & Thomson

In a modern business environment that is dominated by processes, technology, and information, data is an incredibly useful tool in determining a variety of business impacts.

Training to Help Your Employees Have Difficult Conversations at Work

ej4 eLearning

One of my least favorite tasks is having difficult conversations at work. I am generally non-confrontational, but there are challenging situations in the workplace that require tough conversations at the right time.

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

Embracing Virtual Learning: People to People

InSync Training

We might not be face-to-face, but we are still people-to-people. We have learned a lot through the pandemic from how to rely on others to offering much grace to each other in today’s workforce. Yes, it has been a hard transition, but a lot of positives have come out as well.

Employee Skill Management Systems Can Bring Ultimate Organization Success!


The Employee Skill Management System is transforming the way how an organization functions. It has become one of the defining factors in satisfying the employees. Want to know why? Read this blog

Managing eLearning Podcast: Episode 7 Summary & Highlights

Web Courseworks

In episode 7 of the Managing eLearning Podcast , Jon & Matt sit down with Celisa Steele Co-Founder & Managing Director for Tagoras to discuss the Learning Business Maturity Model , which articulates the characteristics of a mature market-facing learning business or line of business, as well as the stages that typically precede full maturity.

Key Reasons to Use Virtual Reality In Equipment Training

eLearning Brothers

How do you deliver hands-on training without the risk? Let's look at how to use virtual reality in equipment training to lower the learning curve and facilitate experiential learning remotely. virtual reality CenarioVR VR Training

Maximize the Power of Multiple Technology Ecosystems

Schools invested in Google education tools or considering these services can achieve strong benefits by blending the best of Google services on Apple hardware, opening the door to a wealth of educational possibilities for students, teachers, and parents.

Continuous learning keeps your associates safe as the delta variant surges


Since the start of the pandemic, brick-and-mortar retailers have had to pivot again and again to keep up with rapid changes. While the rise in vaccinations promised some stability, the delta variant is throwing retail yet another curve ball.

5 Tips to Master Virtual On boarding in the Pandemic


The CARE approach to virtual on boarding can ease the pain of new inductees providing an experience not dissimilar to a physical handshake

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Top Learning Systems: 40 Vendors to Know in 2021

Talented Learning

Welcome Back to Our “Top Learning Systems” Awards! Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know just how much the world has changed over the past two years. The learning technology marketplace has changed just as dramatically. One thing remains the same, though.

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Why Interleaving is a Significant Practice for Learning Engagement

Upside Learning

Learning to be a better doctor? Practice some bird watching As a doctor, you need a set of skills to make a proper diagnosis. Those are the very skills you need for classifying birds. This is not really about ornithology or medicine. This is about everything where learning is important and concepts like interleaving practice […]. Learning Engagement

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HR’s Role in Safety Culture: 4 Key Elements to Implement

What role does your HR department play in a culture of safety? This whitepaper explains how to create a culture of safety and how it can have positive, long-lasting effects. Download it today and learn about the 4 key elements of a successful safety culture!

Using xAPI in Our Storyline 360 Templates is Easier Than Ever

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever wanted to get object-level analytics from a Storyline 360 interaction? instructional design eLearning templates Articulate Storyline Resources how to eLearning Development Tips

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 20, 2021

Mike Taylor

“If you light a lamp for someone else it will also brighten your path.” Buddha. Happy Friday! We’re wrapping up the first few days of the new school year around here.

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Tips for Effectively Converting Your Live Training to Virtual Training

Clarity Consultants

While vaccine rollouts are continuing and many areas are working through re-opening processes, gathering in large groups is often discouraged. Since live, in-person training typically involved sizable classes, they continue to be less-than-ideal in the current landscape.

6 Tips for Greener Events


Nearly everything we do impacts the environment. Bicycling to work has a smaller carbon footprint than driving. It’s better to purchase locally grown produce than vegetables shipped across the country. The same goes for switching to renewable energy.

Ensuring Compliance with Student Data Privacy Regulations

This whitepaper talks about- 1. Countries with Highest Use of Tech in Classrooms 2. Complications with Digital Tools 3. What is Student Data? 4. Why Should Educational Institutions Care About Data Privacy? 5. Legal and Ethical Obligation and more

LECTORA LIVE! Busting ModDev Myths

eLearning Brothers

Check out the recording of August’s LECTORA LIVE! session with the Lectora “Mod Squad.” This month, we debunked common myths about the new ModDev features in Lectora desktop and Lectora Online, as well as showed a few new asset releases. instructional design Lectora Resources Webinars

Capitalize on Informal Learning using Gamification

Origin Learning

Did you know that an average American spends 5.4 hours per day using mobile devices? And that we check our. The post Capitalize on Informal Learning using Gamification appeared first on Blog - Originlearning. Gamification Informal learning eLearning mobile learning Workplace Learning

The Benefits of Using the 70/20/10 Learning Model in E-Learning


The Benefits of Using the 70/20/10 Learning Model in E-Learning. The 70/20/10 learning model has been around since the 1980s. In brief, it describes how people learn: 70 percent of knowledge comes from experiential learning. 20 percent of knowledge comes from social interactions.