Sat.Feb 09, 2019 - Fri.Feb 15, 2019

Learning Goals and Objectives in Course Design

learnWorlds

Learning goals are broad, general statements of what we want our students to learn and provide: Direction, Focus, and. Cohesion. Setting goals gives us a real road map to where we want to go. The same when we provide goals to learners.

Why Off-the-Shelf E-Learning Can Be Valuable

Capytech

Why Off-the-Shelf E-Learning Can Be Valuable. You have two main choices when getting a new e-learning course. You can either develop the course from scratch, or you can get an off-the-shelf e-learning course.

Lesser-Known Benefits of Employee Training Uncovered

ProProfs

Businesses with a strong work culture of learning enjoy employee engagement and retention rates of around 30-50% higher than those that don’t, says Robert Half International, a global human resource consulting firm based in California.

Getting Ready for the Next Disruptions in Training and Education

Learningtogo

Google the term “disruption” and you will find many results. It seems that everyone is trying to attach their product, service or training to this buzz word, often inappropriately. What will be the next truly disruptive innovation for the learning profession?

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

Modern Learning, How Do We Love Thee?

InSync Training

Let us count the ways! Valentine’s Day encourages us to fill our hearts with love and our bellies with chocolates. Not a team to ignore tradition, InSync, hit by cupid’s arrow, considered all the reasons we adore the modern blended classroom.

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3 Ways LMS Training Programs Reduce Turnover for Retail Companies

TOPYX LMS

Retail companies experienced a 65 percent turnover rate among hourly employees in 2018, according to Daily Pay. 1 Retail distribution positions and corporate positions also had significant rates of turnover.

5 Essential Soft Skills to Improve Your Career Aspects

Your Training Edge

When it comes to succeeding professionally, a degree isn’t enough. Nor is the experience one gain over the years. Then, what is it that helps most people go on the top of their organization’s hierarchy? Well, they are the elusive soft skills.

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The Definition of Sales Insanity

ej4 eLearning

Albert Einstein is credited with saying, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.”. Sales

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4 Types of Entrepreneurs Who Should Start an Online Course

Client Engagement Academy

Knowledge is more accessible than ever thanks to online learning. In addition to giving millions of people around the world access to industry insight, the online course market has also given entrepreneurs the opportunity to get paid for sharing their knowledge.

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

4 Tips for Using Blended Learning to Deliver Effective Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

Blended learning is becoming one of the top learning approaches companies use to deliver employee training programs with.¹

Shift from Flash to HTML5: How it can yield immense paybacks

Upside Learning

It’s official that Flash will be making an exit in 2020. On first thoughts, that may seem like a long time. But you may be surprised to know that it is actually not! So, it’s about time that you begin work on the switching process from Flash to HTML5, if you haven’t started already. Since […]. Upside Learning

Motivation Revisited – Getting Learners to the Virtual Classroom is a Shared Responsibility

InSync Training

Designing and delivering an engaging learning experience is an effective way of keeping people in the virtual learning experience once they've started, but getting people to enroll and attend in the first place is a matter of motivation. Motivation is an entirely different animal than engagement, and as learning professionals, it's our responsibility to "set the stage" such that learners show up ready to engage.

Five Disruptions That are Changing What it Means to be Human

Learningtogo

Every age feels like it is changing too fast for the people living through it. Take, for example, the automobile, the motion picture and the telephone. Within a short span of time, a single generation of human beings had to learn how to cope with these and other disruptive events.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

How Learning Management Software Improves Competency Management

TOPYX LMS

Forty percent of U.S. employers are unable to find workers who are skilled enough to fill entry-level positions.¹ This points to a skills, or competency, gap that can cause serious problems within an organization. Learning Management Software

The Benefits of a Cloud-based LMS for the Healthcare Industry

Lambda Solutions

Training and education play a crucial role in ensuring patient satisfaction, accurate diagnosis, and a safe and compliant workplace. Healthcare training can be challenging since it must be customized to each role.

3 Tech-Powered Tips to Improve Your Association’s Events

Web Courseworks

When it comes to your association, successfully managing your event programming can be a major challenge. Pulling off an excellent association event takes time, effort, and expertise, and it’s no wonder that organizations like yours look toward tech solutions for ways to make this process easier.

The Optimism Bias – How Your Brain is Keeping You Alive in Crazy Times

Learningtogo

Is your company trying to reduce healthcare costs by encouraging your employees to adopt healthy habits? It may want to include having an optimistic world view in its wellness program. (Or Or not.). Featured LearningToGo Blog brain hope neuroscience optimism survival

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Fish & Chips Economics

Clark Quinn

A colleague, after hearing my take on economics, suggested I should tell this story. It’s a bit light-hearted, but it does make a point. And I’ve expanded it here for the purposes of reading versus listening.

Camaraderie as a Prelude to Collaboration as a Prelude to Business Impact

The Simple Shift

Reflecting on my recent ATD TechKnowledge presentation I found one issue dominated; “how do I get people to share more work related content in our ESN?” This was somewhat of a nice surprise as it was not the typical “leadership buy-in” need. Yet, when you really think about it, this is STILL about leadership as […]. collaboration connection E2.0 Social networks ATD Collaboration Social Technology

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. And this week the celebration continues, as we recognize excellence in our second category – continuing education systems.

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Avoiding an Information Dump when Planning Your Course

LearnDash

Overwhelming learners with too much information at once can cause them to abandon your course. In the excitement of writing your first course lesson, it’s all too easy to become carried away by all the content you want to include and lose sight of how overwhelming it might be for a new learner. As a subject matter expert, there’s obviously a lot you know and want to share with your learners about your course. However, including too much too fast can discourage learners.

Translating Customer Education Success into Business Impact

Speaker: Skilljar

A strong customer education program can have a huge impact across the business - from increasing customer satisfaction scores, reducing support ticket volume, improving product adoption, to driving lead generation and renewals. Keeping this in mind, how do you choose which initiatives to prioritize?

Getting brainstorming wrong

Clark Quinn

There’s a time when someone takes a result, doesn’t put it into context, and leads you to bad information. And we have to call it out. In this case, someone opined about a common misconception in regards to brainstorming.

MongoDB University: How MongoDB Built a World-Class Training Machine

Appsembler

Want the playbook for building a scalable (and lovable) technical training program? Look no further than MongoDB. With more than 8,300 customers across 100+ countries and over 45 million downloads, MongoDB is the open source platform that was named the database developers most want to work with.

The Power of Digital Learning

Magic EdTech

In the 21st century, the term “digital learning” means much more than simply accessing information on a computer.

8 Ways to Raise Your Course’s Brand Awareness

LearnDash

What is brand awareness, and do you need it for your online course? How well does your target audience know your course, and how can you help it become more recognizable? It’s not a new question, and certainly not one limited to online education. In fact, helping consumers become aware of your course—which is to say, your brand—is one of the most essential marketing challenges many educators face.

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State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.