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A Whole New (Remote) World

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4 Tips for Pivoting Your Training

Reflection Software

As some shelter in place orders are being extended, many Learning and Development teams are facing the challenge of quickly pivoting the way their training is presented in order to avoid interruptions in operations. As we’ve been navigating this shift alongside our clients, we wanted to share some tips we’ve discovered through this process that can help support you in shifting your own training


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Microsoft Teams vs Slack: Which Should You Choose?

GoSkills eLearning

We’re putting two of the most popular messaging tools head-to-head in our Microsoft Teams vs Slack comparison. Workplace training


The next normal

E-Learning Provocateur

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new normal for L&D professionals as millions of people were sent home to work remotely. While many of us had been offering online courses and other alternatives to in-person training for years, suddenly nothing could be run in a traditional classroom setting; and so as a collective we’ve been forced to shift learning and development online. Despite my tongue-in-cheek tweet however, digital self-directed learning hasn’t become the norm.


How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Why Colleges Should Think Long-Term with Online Education


Covid-19 is forcing universities to move their courses online quickly. Here’s why they should think past the current crisis. It’s the story of every headline these days: Covid-19 is disrupting every facet of life around the globe, and one of the sectors where this change is most profoundly felt is in the world of education.


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The Best 10+1 Content Development Companies To Help You Create Your Virtual Training Programs

Dan Keckan

Are you planning to kickstart your virtual training content development? This top list is for you! Even though online learning and virtual training solutions are not new to us, COVID-19 is reviving the need to explore online training solutions and learning opportunities. If your company is ready to adapt to this new reality, you'll appreciate our selection of the best content development companies to help you create a successful virtual training program.


How to Write SMART Learning Objectives

Convergence Training

[This is the the third in a series of posts about learning objectives. We’ve now compiled all the posts into a single downloadable guide to writing learning objectives if you want to check that out, PLUS check out our Introduction to Learning Objectives recorded discussion with learning researcher Dr. Patti Shank.]. As a kid, I loved the campy TV detective show “ Get Smart.” ” Now that I’m an adult and work as an instructional designer, I still like to get smart.


4 Tips for adjusting your L&D program to prepare C-suite executives for strategic moves


The true worth of a captain becomes apparent when the seas are rough, and the ship meets adversity. That sounds like a pretty accurate description of today’s business environment – constant change, numerous competitor challenges, and rapid transformations in the crews’ componence and way of rowing. From Artificial Intelligence to shifting algorithms, technology has irrevocably altered the foundations of the workplace. And Millennial employees are different and demanding.


The New Normal for Parents Working With Kids At Home


See five thoughtful ways parents working at home during the pandemic can balance having kids under the age of 18 at home while also managing their workday and their stress levels. The post The New Normal for Parents Working With Kids At Home appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices


The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

Do You Have The Right Skillset To Succeed In The eLearning Industry?

Dan Keckan

Working in the training and eLearning industry for close to 10 years and at a few companies, I am writing to share my experience and offer some insights for people who are new to the industry and/or looking to enter into this industry. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Market eLearning Career eLearning Job Market Professional Development Skills Development


Using Learning to Build Brands - Podcast

dVinci Interactive

Using Learning to Build Brands - Podcast In this first d'Vinci podcast, hear how the makers of iconic brands including Robert Mondavi Winery, SVEDKA Vodka and Corona Beer educate internal team members and commercial partners to build brands, expand distribution, and increase sales. Andi Carey the Director of Wine & Spirits Education from Constellation Brands joins host Susan Cort and co-host Angeline Evans to share how their training ensures that everyone is talking about their brands.


Using Rapid eLearning Solutions To Transition To Online Learning

Dan Keckan

As many businesses are forced to close their doors, new opportunities arise online. In this article, I share 8 tips and tricks to use rapid eLearning solutions to switch to virtual training on a tight budget. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Rapid eLearning eLearning eBooks Remote Working Spotlight: Coronavirus Lockdown Virtual Classroom Virtual Learning Environment


Immersing ourselves in the Future of Work

Brightwave Group

“We’re working on VR because I think it’s the next major computing and communication platform after phones.” ” Mark Zuckerberg . Mike Harris and Olivia Lory Kay explore the role of immersive technologies in the future of learning. The future of work is already here. Changes that we expected by 2030 have happened within a few extraordinary weeks.


Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

3 Advantages of Integrated Learning Management Systems


The HR landscape can be very complex and challenging to navigate. Often, you'll have lots of different software to keep track of that deal with everything from recruiting to payroll. This can quickly become a headache. Training Mobility


From the Office to the Home Office: Making the Switch

Learning Solutions Magazine

From the Office to the Home Office: Making the Switch. megan-dybczak. Fri, 05/08/2020 - 01:00


How to Retain Your Employees With Training: Development Stage

eLearning Brothers

During every stage of the employee life cycle, you have opportunities to improve your employee retention. eLearning HR off-the-shelf courseware Customizable Courseware Training Resources ebook employee retention


The Many Faces of Online Learning

Learning Pool

Online learning isn’t bound by just one medium. Head of Learning Experience, Jack Quantrill explores some of the tools you may not have realized you have at your disposal. When the terms elearning , online learning or even computer-based training are uttered in a corporate setting, they’re likely to bring to mind images of old-school ‘click next’ modules that prompt a collective company sigh audible in the far reaches of the solar system. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. .


From Surviving to Thriving: Returning to what science says about how we think, work, and learn

Speaker: Clark Quinn, Ph.D., Author and Executive Director of Quinnovation

The pandemic and associated upheavals of 2020 have led to both the need and opportunity to rethink how we think, work, and learn. In this session, Dr. Quinn will go over the implications for learning and working effectively both in general and in this new era. Come see what L&D can, and should, do to help transform organizations to work smarter (and wiser)!

Your Guide to Augmented Reality Mobile Apps

Designing Digitally

Virtual (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are two viral buzz-phrases in the digital world today. This is because both technologies are being used increasingly in various industries, from education to medical, and gaming. Although VR predates AR by a few decades, with the first concept of VR appearing as early as the 1860s, AR is often confused with VR and MR (Mixed Reality


The COVID-19 Crisis is a Mentorship Opportunity: Here’s How to Take Advantage of It

TLNT: Training and L&D

Companies around the globe are struggling to manage and motivate their workforces and enable productivity while dealing with economic uncertainty and layoffs. And while it may seem odd to think about employee retention during this crisis, there’s never been a more important time to focus on how you are supporting your employees—and the future of your business. Talent Management Training, Learning & Development Featured mentorship


Color-Coded Branching Scenario Flowchart

Experiencing eLearning

A color-coded branching scenario flowchart shows you the overall structure of a branching scenario at a glance. I use Twine to create branching scenarios. In the default interface and formats, passages are all the same color. Using the DotGraph proofing format, you can generate a color-coded flowchart like this. This flowchart shows the structure of my client screening branching scenario, which you can view in Twine and built in Storyline. Setting up your Twine story.


7 Benefits of Blended Learning


Blended learning will play a significant role in classrooms of the future. Here’s why educators should embrace it. In the early days of online education, most people viewed it as a substitute for classroom learning. This contributed to the pushback online education has often faced. People like face-to-face learning, and the idea that it would be gone forever was, understandably, alarming.


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.

5 Steps to a Successful Blended Learning Strategy

Learning Rebels

Blended Learning Strategy. This Blended Learning post was originally written for Since the beginning of time, companies have relied on instructor-led format for training their employees. However, as time has marched on, organizations face certain problems using this delivery method, such as logistic issues, high cost of loss productivity, inability to connect learning back in the workplace, the inability to provide learning reinforcement and the list continues.


Points of inflection

Clark Quinn

In a conversation the other day, I was asked about what’s needed, and what’s missing, in making the L&D revolution come to life. I’ve previously opined about the changes I think are necessary, but I realized that for folks making the change, there are hurdles. It occurred to me that there are some points of inflection that could make a difference. As I had previously suggested, it’s idiosyncratic.


L&D in Lockdown: What’s taking place?

Jane Hart

There’s been a lot written about schools having to adapt almost overnight to a digital world when lockdown was thrust upon them. And from conversations with family and friends, schools seem to have taken very different approaches to this. For some it has involved setting up online classrooms on established education technology platforms that involve […]. Modern Workplace Learning


Human Capital Transformation to Solve Business Problems

Infopro Learning

Most people already know that it is wise to invest in employee development. Providing quality learning experiences for your employees benefits your organization and employees in many ways. 76% of employees are currently looking for opportunities for career growth and development (1). Another 68% of employees reported that employee development is a company’s most important policy (1). Quality training can also have a significant impact on a company’s profits.


The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

4 Simple Ways to Increase Employee Engagement within a Remote Workforce


Fifty-seven percent of employees are now working from home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Gallup. 1 Remote work can negatively impact employee engagement within organizations, especially if individuals are new to remote work or if they strongly prefer to work from the office. Related Reading: Does an Online LMS Increase Employees Engagement?


How to Get an Entry-Level Job with No Experience

ej4 eLearning

I know it is so frustrating, we’ve all been there. No one really teaches you how to land that first entry-level job. You can’t get a job without experience and you can’t get experience without that first job. Soft Skills


Training in a Corona-Hit World

Upside Learning

COVID-19 has interfered with virtually every aspect of our lives and functioning – talk about a virus that really knows how to be unpopular! Given the magnitude of change we are all dealing with in our organizations, naturally L&D teams are also hard-hit. Almost every organization has some part of the learning curriculum delivered by […]. Upside Learning