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7 Best Practices in Setting Up a Corporate University

Your Training Edge

Building out a corporate university may be one of the most daunting tasks a Learning and Development department faces. Creating the university is more than creating a training department – it involves the entire organization, its future, and even its perceptions of training and development.

Human-Centered Training: One L&D Trend to Rule Them All?

Bottom-Line Performance

Pretend for a moment that your target learner is a field sales rep named Kate. She has packed her schedule with customer visits. Kate is expected to not just know about a wide range of products and competitors, but be able to articulate it in a meaningful way to her highly educated customers.

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Rants on Buzz Words, E-Learning Style

eLearning 24-7

A learning experience. I’ve been hearing it quite a bit in the e-learning world. I’m sure you have too.

How to Design an Impactful Training Reinforcement Program

Mindmarker

A reinforcement program is only as strong as its design. When planning your program, the right design can make the difference between an impactful program and one that fails to create lasting change. Leadership Behavior Change Training Reinforcement Onboarding

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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Get Your Head in the Game

InSync Training

We know that bells and whistles don’t always improve training experiences. Throwing more EdTech into our learning environments without consideration for its relevance or effectiveness often has a counter-productive effect – learners focus more on the technology than on the content.

Is Online Learning the Solution to the Employee Engagement Problem?

TOPYX LMS

. Employee engagement is a riddle no company has solved yet. According to Daily Infographic , 70 percent of employees in the U.S. aren’t engaged at work. Additionally, 75 percent of employees quit their jobs because they dislike their managers. 89 percent of employers think employees leave because of money. 12 percent of employees leave their jobs to take higher paying jobs. 60 percent of employees don’t understand their employers’ goals and strategies.

Manage Cognitive Load in Digital Learning

B Online Learning

It’s widely accepted that our memory system consists of three components – a sensory memory that receives information from our surroundings, a working memory to process this information and also to retrieve information from our long-term memory.

Developing L&D

Clark Quinn

One of the conversations I’ve been having is how to shift organizations into modern workplace learning. These discussions have not been with L&D, but instead targeted directly at organizational strategy. The idea is to address a particular tactical goal as part of a strategic plan, and to do so in ways that both embody and develop learning and a collaboration culture. The topic was then raised about how you’d approach an L&D unit under this picture.

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.

10 Myths about Modern Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Inspired by TeachThought’s 22 myths in modern academic learning, here are 10 misconceptions about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL). More to come in another post. 1 – MWL simply means modernising training. It is much more than modern training.

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Strategies For Tacit Knowledge Transfer

The eLearning Coach

If it is difficult to transfer tacit knowledge through language, then how can it be passed on? Here are six proven strategies for inferring and acquiring tacit knowledge. Cognition

The Ultimate eLearning Resources Guide

LearnUpon

Want to know how to increase your course completion rates? Or are you confused by SCORM? There’s a wealth of free eLearning knowledge online waiting for you right now. Today, we’re sharing the top resources we could find.

Imagined futures 5: Robot teachers

Learning with e's

Image source: Novak Archive (1965) In a conversation with Sugata Mitra several years ago, the novelist Arthur C. Clarke stated: 'Any teacher who can be replaced by a computer. should be.' Clark was right of course. Teachers cannot be compared to machines, and should certainly never function as such.

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

Myths About Training Reinforcement

Mindmarker

Training reinforcement is a relatively new concept, and because of that, we are often asked (or told) many different things that are not true. More often than not, reinforcement is confused with reminder services and that couldn’t be further from the truth. Training Reinforcement

From the Experts: Designing modern Blended Learning

InSync Training

Modern blended learning is a solution to the challenges and obstacles we face when designing engaging, effective, and applicable learning. But before we go any further, we would like to clear up a few common misconceptions. To start, modern blended learning is not just the same topic taught multiple ways. It is not always situated within a formal event led by an instructor. And it is not about teaching the same materials through a new form of technology delivery.

Catch the eLearning Brothers at These Upcoming Conferences

eLearning Brothers

If you’re anything like us here at eLearning Brothers, you’ve likely had a short break from conferences over the past month or two. You’re probably getting restless and maybe even a little giddy thinking about getting back at it. Am I right?

Going Long on Shorter Learning

CLO Magazine

Studying for the Graduate Management Admission Test, Ashish Rangnekar found himself frustrated by the lack of tools to help. He wanted a personal learning companion available to him anytime, anywhere. He couldn’t find one so he created one himself. This was 2008.

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How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

Engaging Audiences Through Gamified Learning At Workplace

G-Cube

Gamification is the process of integrating varied gaming elements in e-courseware to enhance learner engagement and attain organizational goals.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Subject Matter Experts But Was Afraid to Ask

Rapid eLearning

Subject matter experts play a key role in the success of your e-learning courses. The challenge is learning to use their skills and knowledge in a way that works best.

Top 5 LMS Must-Have Features, And Number 1 Will Blow Your Mind

Association eLearning

Now that I have your attention, I need to tell you something. Something the LMS industry doesn’t want you to know. The only features you must have are the ones that solve your specific problems and actually meet your needs.

The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

Visual Lounge

What is lecture capture? Lecture capture is the process of recording classroom lectures as videos, and making them available for students to review after the class.”. The term “lecture capture” is actually quite broad and can be used to describe a variety of solutions, software, and hardware.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

Core Dynamics: A Key Element in Instructional Game Design

ATD Learning Technologies

Imagine you are sitting down to play a game with friends, such as Cards Against Humanity, Mario Kart, or even the old family stand-by, Monopoly. Beyond getting together with people you know and enjoy, what makes the game itself fun?

A $5m bet you don’t need more training, Tom Friedman on learning, and more …

Jane Hart

MWL Newsletter No 29 News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 27 August – 2 September 2017. Social learning

Safety Training – Virtual and Augmented Reality

Upside Learning

Safety is an increasingly important preoccupation for most industries. Whether in aviation, medicine or facilities management, the ability to respond to a threat appropriately and immediately is critical. Traditional eLearning certainly offers the theoretical teaching support that employees can draw on to learn what they have to do and how to do it. But when […]. eLearning augmented reality Safety Training Virtual reality

Creative Slump Got You Down? 3 Surprising Ways to Spark Inspiration

eLearningMind

Anyone working in a creative capacity has been subject to the dreaded mental block. No matter what you do, inspiration is hard to find and you can wind up feeling like you’re stuck in a rut.

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.