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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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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.

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.

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.

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3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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Return on Investment or “ROI”: pie chart in the sky

Challenge to Learn

There’s a Big Misconception out there about e-Learning, and its sell-by date has passed this long since. It is that the value of e-Learning can be measured as a return on investment (ROI). My contention, simply put, is that it can’t. Return on investment and e-learning?

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Learning for a Rapidly Changing World

The Peformance Improvement

The safest prediction is that reality will outstrip our imaginations. So let us craft our policies not just for what we expect but for what will surely surprise us. Sendhil Mullainathan , professor of economics, Harvard University.

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The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve

CourseArc

Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time? If your goal is to retain that knowledge and apply it when new situations require it, studies have shown that your best bet is to learn in smaller doses, and repeat key information over time. But why?

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Why HR Should Pay Attention to Employee Development Plans

Your Training Edge

For modern businesses, taking care of employees has become an essential thing. As we advance and our business grows, it is only natural that conditions are becoming better.

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.

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.

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.

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Can Education and Awareness be the Answer to all our Problems?

mLevel

Like many of you, I have been taken aback by the events in our country over the past few weeks.

Thriving in Diversity: Cultural Quotient and the Creative Workplace

Your Training Edge

Having been a resident in Dubai for many years, I have rarely needed to look far to witness diversity all around me.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Webinar: Once Upon a Scenario: Making Customizable Courseware Fit Your Brand

eLearning Brothers

Last week we held a fantastic webinar about our new Customizable Courseware. Chris Willis joined us in a demonstration of how scenarios can benefit your eLearning, and how they are used in Customizable Courseware.

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.

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development.

GLD 4: Training and Coaching Methods

Your Training Edge

Now that you’ve determined how to build your global leadership bench, you must make the determination of which coaching and training methods you’ll use-and begin the process of developing the program.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

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.

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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Should Your Courses be “Mobile First”?

LearnDash

Creating an online course today is different than it was just five years ago, mainly because of the technology we use. Back when e-learning first hit the scene there was no other way to take the course than using a desktop. Then laptops became the norm so most people took these courses on those. Now we have all kinds of devices and mobile technology is leading the charge. So this begs the question: when creating an e-learning course should you focus first on the mobile learner? Short answer: yes.

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GLD 5: Budgets and Workforces

Your Training Edge

One of the biggest challenges to any training program is budget. In today’s environment, training budgets have been slashed and it may be difficult to obtain further funding. And in those budget cuts, sometimes only the most essential of training programs can continue to be offered.

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Surveying the state of the LMS

Kineo

When you think of the mother of all Learning Management Systems, 24 cardboard boxes tucked away at a Minnesota library probably doesn't come to mind. Yet that is the home of PLATO, the first computer-based learning system and online community. Many LMSs today are born out of the same basic concepts that Donald Bitzer developed for PLATO in 1960. We’ve come a long way since then.

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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

Pros and Cons of Using a WordPress Shopping Cart to Sell Online Courses

LearnDash

When it comes to selling your online courses you have many options, but in the end it often comes down to using WordPress or a hosted platform. One of the most important parts to starting a business creating and selling courses is determining how you will sell them.

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.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Adaptive Learning: What it Means for Teaching & Learning?

ProProfs

The promise of a personalized approach to impact the practice of teaching & learning and offer more result-focused knowledge enhancement to students is a tall order which the present day instructors are facing.

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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

Metaphors for L&D

Clark Quinn

What do you see the role of L&D being in the organization? Metaphors are important, as they form a basis for inferences of what fits. We frame our conversations by the metaphors we use, and these frames guide what’s allowed conversation and what’s not. To put it another way, metaphors are the basis for mental models that explain and predict what happens.