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Experimenting with conference design

Clark Quinn

As part of coping in this time of upheaval, I’m trying different things. Which isn’t new, but there seem to be more innovations to tap into. In addition to teaching a course on mobile learning, I’m one of the speakers at a new online event. And, what’s nice, is that they’re experimenting with conference design, not just moving straight online.

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3 Pro Tips for Kick-Ass Remote Onboarding Training

Lambda Solutions

- 6 MIN READ -. Onboarding and Training

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What is Distance Learning? The Complete Guide (2020)

TechSmith Camtasia

In this post, you’re going to learn everything you need to know about distance learning. This guide includes tons of: Helpful definitions Answers to frequently asked questions Best practices And much more. So, if you want to learn more about how to effectively teach students from a distance in 2020, you’ll love the information in this guide. Keep reading for our complete guide to distance learning. Create Effective Course Videos [Checklist].

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How Will Covid-19 Affect the Future of Online Education?

LearnDash

The pandemic has put online education in the spotlight and under the magnifying glass. The emergence of the novel coronavirus has initiated an abrupt shift around the globe toward online education. For many, the transition has been rocky. Many larger organizations have been scaling their educational infrastructure as rapidly as possible, while individual educators are trying to make their way through a sudden influx of new learners.

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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.

How Healthcare Companies Can Save On Staff Training During the Coronavirus Crisis

TOPYX LMS

The coronavirus pandemic has caused upheaval in the healthcare sector. Healthcare organizations of all kinds are implementing major changes at a rapid pace, making healthcare training more critical than ever before. Ongoing employee training, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, promotes collaboration by upskilling staff and giving each team member access to the learning resources they need to function effectively in their job role.

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Build Online Training Courses with Materials You Already Have

LearnUpon

“How do I start building an online training course from scratch?” At LearnUpon, we hear this question non-stop from new customers who are migrating from in-person to online training. This is an understandable question. Building new content from the ground up can be an intimidating task – especially if you need to get it done fast. Our answer: you probably have most of the elements for your courses already at your fingertips – you just need to know how to join everything together.

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13 Tips for Teachers: How to Make Online Classes Fun

Growth Engineering

Educational institutions have now tasked their teachers with moving classes online. We’re here to help, with 13 top tips for making online classes fun. The post 13 Tips for Teachers: How to Make Online Classes Fun appeared first on Growth Engineering. Genie Authoring Tool Online Learning Learning Gamification Teachers Instructors Video Conferencing Students Classroom

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What it Takes to Deliver Smart Customer Service and keep Clients Happy and Loyal

Origin Learning

In our last blog post, we explored how to Develop and Deploy Effective Product Knowledge Training, with that, customer-facing representatives. The post What it Takes to Deliver Smart Customer Service and keep Clients Happy and Loyal appeared first on Blog - Originlearning. Customer Experience customer experience Customer service

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(The Right) Learning Modalities To Deliver Digital Learning: Part 3

Dan Keckan

Research tells us that asynchronous and synchronous online learning elements serve different purposes. In this article, I’m going for a deeper dive into the use and selection of asynchronous elements, as many suggest that they should be the major part of most online courses. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Asynchronous Learning Asynchronous Learning Activities Asynchronous Learning Advantages Digital Learning Spotlight: Coronavirus Lockdown

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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!

Does LXP Actually Mean Anything?

TLNT: Training and L&D

HR professionals struggle to keep up to date with their field and that is triply true for HR tech professionals. There are always new features, new products, and new categories to learn about. The challenge for the HR pro is to decide which new things are significant. Human Resources Training, Learning & Development learning experience lxp

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Using Change Management Models to Grow Organizational Success

Allen Interactions

Rapidly occurring changes are constantly destabilizing organizational dynamics risking trust in leadership, organizational culture, and ultimately business profitability. Popular change management models may be falling short in supporting this dynamic situation. Creating stability requires recursive change management approaches enabling skills that foster organizational resilience including but not limited to trust, compassion, and empathy.

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Teaching Online? How To Crush It!

Dan Keckan

Transitioning from an in-person to a virtual environment is riddled with potential obstacles. These best practices are effective if you are teaching an online class, leading a virtual meeting, or even presenting at a virtual event. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Solutions Editors' Choice From ILT To VILT Virtual Classroom Virtual Learning Environment

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7 steps to make custom content great again

Learning Pool

A custom elearning project is a bespoke solution, created from scratch for your brand and your learners. It’s the tailored suit of elearning, if you will. . But what makes the best custom content projects? We’ve identified these 7 steps to success. Have a clear reason why.’. All great courses hinge on a well-defined central need and the correct learning objectives. Having a clear idea of the desired outcomes will inform the whole piece. Think of the learner!’.

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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.

How to Address Employee Turnover: A Strategic Solution for Employers and Higher Education Providers

Training Industry

How to Address Employee Turnover: A Strategic Solution for Employers and Higher Education Providers - Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized career pathing employee retention employee turnover higher education retention strategy talent retention Workforce Development

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The Andragogy Secret: How To Use Adult Learning Theory To Drive L&D Engagement Success

Jim Yupangco

Absolutely everything you need to know to improve your training courses using Malcolm Knowles’ adult learning theory of Andragogy (with take-home resources and in-depth guides

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Training Tips from 11 Experts (Including Me)

Experiencing eLearning

TalentLMS asked 11 folks in the learning and development world for tips for improving workplace training. Now that nearly everyone is a remote worker, these tips can help train remote employees. Many of the tips could apply to any workplace training though, not just elearning for remote workers. It’s an honor to be included in a list with folks like Connie Malamed, Tim Slade, Ashley Chiasson, Anna Sabramowicz, Allison Rossett, and others. (I’ll

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Why is it Important to Measure Your Corporate Training Programs with Learning Analytics?

Infopro Learning

Companies invest millions into their online learning and development programs every year and for good reason. Effective training programs can provide some pretty valuable benefits including increased employee retention, boosted morale, improved productivity and a rise in profits. In fact, organizations who invest in employee training can see as much as a 24% increase in profits (1).

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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)!

3 learning and development trends that will outliv

Viv Cole

As the lockdown continues without an apparent end in sight, there are three trends in L&D that have accelerated. The longer the lockdown, the more likely these are to become the new business as usual. Here are some ideas based on this week’s conversations with @MylesRunham and many others

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Post COVID-19 Compliance Training Must Change

mLevel

Post COVD-19 compliance training must change. COVID-19 has had a lot of impact to both our personal and professional worlds. Schools, businesses, and governments have all either been shut down or turned upside down by shelter-in-place orders that governments issued to save lives and protect people. But now as months have passed, we are all being asked by those same government officials to reopen our schools, the economy, etc….and and leave the safety of our homes to make this happen.

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Will we still need L&D?

Clark Quinn

In a document shared with me recently, there was this statement: “The assumption that there will always be a managed learning function” I find that interesting to contemplate. If we ever get better about developing self-learning skills in school or university (ideally the former), could we eliminate the need for organizational courses? E.g. will we still need L&D? The notion is that once folks are better at self-learning, the reason for organized courses could fade.

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3 Tips for Developing Employees Quickly, Even if They Work Remotely

TOPYX LMS

It’s more critical than ever for companies to take the initiative to develop their employees. Fifty percent of employers have put a freeze on hiring new workers to cut costs in response to the COVID-19 crisis, per FacilityExecutive.com. 1 This statistic shows how important it is that companies make the most of the talent they already have.

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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.

Semantic interoperability: Picking the best verb for a statement

Brian Miller

Brian dives deep into semantics and how selecting the right verb plays into making sure the xAPI data you generate is useful and usable across systems

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Key Steps to Integrate Microlearning in Training Strategy

G-Cube

Lynne Millward, in his best-selling book “Understanding Occupational & Organizational Psychology,” empirically explains that any information can be comprehended effectively, if it is presented in the form of nuggets. This is true if one objectively analyses the learning behavior of an employee and its positive correlation with learning strategies and content. The success of any corporate training is measured by high knowledge acquisition and retention rates.

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Training’s Role Returning to Work After Quarantine

ej4 eLearning

Communities across the country are attempting to re-open and sending employees back to work. Our experience is unprecedented. As business leaders, we are in uncharted territories. We’ve never been through this before. There is no handbook or best practice for returning to work after quarantine during a global pandemic crisis. We are all figuring it out as we go. Training & Development

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Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide

Docebo

Have you ever looked at a powerpoint for more than 30 seconds and then suddenly felt your eyes glaze over? The mind starts to wander: Did I leave the stove on at home…? What should I have for lunch today? When you finally come back from your daydream, you realize that you scanned over the first three slides, but can’t remember what any of them were about. Even if you start over and try to refocus on the materials, you’ll eventually fall back into another unproductive thought trap.

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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!

A Complete Guide on eLearning

Gyrus

Whether you are a novice on eLearning or you have been using it for a long time and are an expert, you’ll agree that it has been continually scaling the online learning industry

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Enterprise LMS and its Benefits for Your Workforce

G-Cube

Enterprise Learning Management System has evolved considerably since its inception. Today, an LMS can be viewed as a holistic, end-to-end software solution that allows an employer to manage content, administer knowledge and skill-based online training, measure learning, store and update data and personalize communication with and amongst employees. What is an Enterprise LMS and its Essential Benefits?

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Moving Quickly to the Virtual Classroom? Create a Show Flow!

InSync Training

Lately, the virtual classroom has become the most popular kid in school. From team meetings to global training programs, platforms like Zoom, Webex Training Center, Adobe Connect, and Microsoft Teams, have enabled businesses to adapt to the unexpected and unfortunate current circumstances. But switching learning environments involves technical, instructional design, and delivery considerations. When asked by clients what a new virtual blend involves, we liken it to a stage production.

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