Sat.Oct 21, 2017 - Fri.Oct 27, 2017

70:20:10 – Myth or Legend?

Living in Learning

There is a myth involved…perpetuated by a long-held belief that training drives performance. In truth, training only drives potential; performance does not manifest until business results are generated by the workforce in a different area of the ecosystem called the Point-of-Work. 70:20:10 Continuous Learning Sustained Capability performance paradigm training paradigm

From Three Phases to Four: The Toolkit Approach to Product Launch Training

Bottom-Line Performance

For a long time, product launch training has been conducted with an event-based model. Reps show up for a launch meeting, listen as someone lectures through slide decks, spend a few days at a nice hotel, and head back to their territories.

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Planning a Branching Scenario

Experiencing eLearning

After I have completed my analysis for a branching scenario , I spend time planning before I start actually writing the content. My planning includes three components: A scenario concept and summary. An outline. A list of mistakes. Scenario Concept and Summary.

Latest Trends Shaping The Future of Learning And Development In Organizations

G-Cube

With the advancement of technologies, use of mobiles, robust learning platforms and globalization, the face of employee training is changing at a very fast pace.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

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The 4 Cs to Designing Meaningful Scenarios: Part 4, Corrections

eLearning Brothers

The Act of Choosing Correctly Increases Transfer of Learning Through Reinforcement. Giving someone a chance to correct their mistake allows them to experience the impact and subsequent satisfaction of success, which strengthens retention and increases the chance of repeat successful performance.

How to become a Modern Professional Learner

Jane Hart

On 2 October 2017, I released the results of the 11th Annual Learning Tools survey in the form of the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 list.

How to Extract Text From An Image: The Definitive Guide

Visual Lounge

Imagine there was an easy way to get text out of an image and quickly paste it into another document.

4 Timeless Things a Leader Can Do to Improve Immediately

Learnloft

Unfortunately, we have a lot of bad frontline leaders in our organizations and it comes at a tremendous cost. Here are 4 timeless things a leader can do to improve immediately. Remember the Purpose of Leadership – Leadership is about serving and empowering other people.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Put the Pedal to the Metal With Your Storyline Development

eLearning Brothers

Part 1. We have all compared ourselves to other developers. Are we slower than others, in line with them, or faster? How can we develop efficiently while maintaining the highest possible quality? In this series we will review some best practices for efficient developing in Storyline.

Resurrecting Old Content

Association eLearning

In honor of Halloween, I wanted to discuss a scary scenario. When the education department at your organization is you, it’s easy to let old content linger beyond its welcome. When you discover that your training materials or courses need upgrading, it can seem like you must start from scratch.

How to Add Music to a Video

Visual Lounge

By now you know that video is essential to communicating with your customers. Humans are hardwired to process visual content, but adding great visuals to a video is just half the battle. A truly engaging video often includes music, as well. But where do you find music?

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Addressing Changes

Clark Quinn

Yesterday, I listed some of the major changes that L&D needs to acknowledge. What we need now is to look at the top steps that need to be taken. As serious practitioners in a potentially valuable field, we need to adapt to the changing environment as much as we need to assist our charges to do so. So what’s involved? We need to get a grasp on technology affordances. We don’t need to that the latest technology exists, whether AI, AR, or VR.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

How Onboarding Drives Employee Engagement

PDG

What are the most important things a new employee needs to know? That’s the key question when we’re creating New Employee Onboarding. Is it understanding the strategic direction of the company? Who are customers are? What exactly do we do?

Decoding Demand for Digital Skills

CLO Magazine

As technology companies have come to dominate the economy, demand has boomed for employees with digital skills like coders, software engineers and developers. In just the past four years, the number of coding boot camps has tripled to serve the demand according to a report in The New York Times.

Game-based Training vs. Gamification

Powerhouse Hub

Use game-based learning or gamification to suit your digital learning needs

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Why the right content is key for propelling your business forward

Axonify

During last week’s webinar , David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst at Brandon Hall Group (BHG) and Craig Wahl, Vice President of Client Experience at Axonify talked about the role content plays in corporate learning and how crucial it is for driving business outcomes. But, first, they opened the session up with a live poll and asked the audience: “Which best describes the stage of maturity for your organization’s learning content?”.

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Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

You know the benefits of extended enterprise. But how do execute the plan? Learn more about the technical considerations that can help you create a strategy to manage the delivery and tracking of product training across a variety of systems.

Highlights from the Litmos London Learning Roadshow

Litmos

Yesterday was a great day for Litmos in London! We were beyond thrilled to host more than 100 attendees at the gorgeous Four Seasons hotel.

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Stress and Learning

CLO Magazine

According to one recent survey survey, 83 percent of American workers are stressed out. Though many employees deal with stress quietly and individually it can have serious long term effects.

Learning from Games – Games Beyond Stereotypes #03 Her Story

Eat Learn Repeat

Hello there! Welcome to the third post in the series “Learning from Games”. In this series, I try to break apart some of the most unique games I’ve played. If this is your first time here, I recommend you start with the first post in the series. Let’s move on to today’s game.

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An Intro: The Art of L&D Storytelling with Data

Watershed

Once you’ve collected, measured, and evaluated your learning data—what’s next? How do you use that information to promote L&D and show off the value and impact of your learning programs? Knowing how to craft engaging and interesting stories that directly relate to various areas, teams, and departments across your organization takes careful planning and execution. Data Storytelling

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!

5 WordPress Plugins We Can’t Live Without

LearnDash

WordPress is already pretty great, but the plugin ecosystem catapults it to an entirely new level. It dawned on me the other day that in selling a premium WordPress plugin that our team spends the majority of each day continually using WordPress, many of the interactions being from a support perspective. Whether it is managing our own support systems, troubleshooting a customer’s site, or testing on our development environment – we are knee-deep in WordPress.

Deliver Us From the Classroom

CLO Magazine

Change is in the air for CLOs when it comes to learning delivery. But then again it’s been that way for a while now.

Are You Measuring the Business Impact of Your Employee Training Programs?

ePath Learning

If you put a handful of training leaders in a room and asked them how many times during their tenure their training budget has been cut or threatened to be cut, I’d venture to guess that the majority would respond “plenty!” Why is this?

CPD and Qualifications – Are They Mutually Exclusive?

Powerhouse Hub

A professional focus on the importance and relationship between CPD and qualifications

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10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Whether you’re a solo eLearning hero or you’re like the Avengers and you have your whole squad, Blue Sky eLearn is counting down 10 tips that’ll help you put some POW into your program and make your eLearning program more successful than ever before!

HT2 Labs Amongst 2018 Learning Awards Finalists

HT2 Labs

[PRESS RELEASE] HT2 Labs staff & clients shortlisted in 3 categories categories at the LPI's annual Learning Awards. The post HT2 Labs Amongst 2018 Learning Awards Finalists appeared first on HT2 Labs. Curatr News

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Closer Collaboration with Colleges Can Close the Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

If Gov. Jerry Brown approves a bill passed by the legislature in September, California will join Oregon and Tennessee on the list of states offering tuition-free community college programs.

The Science of Learning

LearnDash

One of the most important things you will do as a course creator is to design the course in a way that resonates best with your target audience.