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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Your Online Learning & Training Programs

Lambda Solutions

Measuring the value to an organization is a complex, but important component of any training course or program. At the very base, training should have a purpose — To inform, to teach, to improve, and to teach. Introducing evaluation and tying it to performance will identify if learning has occured during and after training, and if job performance improvements have been realized. eLearning training effective online learning

How to Localize Your E-Learning Training (and Get Ahead of the Competition)


E-learning plays a vital role in corporate training. If you are or you would like to be a global player, you need to provide the same level of training to all your employees. Since you are dealing with staff located in various countries and speaking different languages, the best thing to do is have the training course not only translated but properly optimized through localization. One way is to establish a special department that is going to deal only with training.


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GoAnimate: The Versatile Tool for E-learning Training Animations

CommLab India

This blog explores the potential of GoAnimate to create training animation videos for e-learning. eLearning Design video based learning

This Week in Corporate Learning: Training the Deskless Employee


Stay up-to-date on the latest news in learning with these trending articles. Corporate Learning Trends

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View from the C-Suite: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

One of the secrets of the C-suite is that they are always dealing with scarcity. Money spent in one place cannot be spent in another. One hundred thousand dollars spent on learning will not be available to spend on marketing or hiring, or any one of several dozen other budget items. Join Miriam Taylor and Dr. Jerry Zandstra as they take a look at learning, training, and development from the C-suite perspective!

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

Any company, faced with these kinds of disruptive forces must keep learning. Employees must learn how to use new computers and new apps, how to operate new, high tech machinery, how to be responsive to customer demands, how to create innovative products and services, how to manage a multi-cultural, multi-generational workforce, how to work effectively in cross-functional teams, and how to plan for a future that is constantly in flux. Learning is just-in-time, on-demand.

Learning Activities that Matter

Learning Rebels

It is time to move away from just movement…to learning activities that matter. They mean well, really – but it can be frustrating to participate in activities that have no connection to the learning at hand. Training activities should not only engage the body but the brain. The trick is to balance content with deep learning activities that benefit the end-user. Scaffolding in Learning. This leads to learning scaffolding.

Managing to Learn, Learning to Manage in the Knowledge Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

Companies whose roots lay in the industrial economy in which we used our hands to make things learned to “manage hands,” where success was often measured by the number of widgets that can be cranked out in a set amount of time. Most current management practices, principles and methods for learning were developed in response to the needs of that previous economy. Communication Employee Engagement Learning Learning Culture Management Organizational Learning Training

Reprise: Managing Minds, Winning Hearts

The Performance Improvement Blog

We are now in the "Knowledge Economy" which means that we must learn differently than we have in the past. As I wrote in a previous blog post titled, The Manager's Abridged History of Work and Learning : . This has profound implications for how we manage workers and how we facilitate learning in the workplace. Communication Learning Culture Management Organizational Learning Training

The Future of Learning is Not Training

The Performance Improvement Blog

Instead of jumping off the January 1 st starting line, we decided to wait and see what other people are predicting for corporate training and learning in 2017. There will be much wider use of xAPI and Learning Records Stores (LRS). Learning apps will become ubiquitous. Video learning will be on a smart device near you. Social learning is an idea whose time has come. 2017 is the year of adaptive more personalized learning.

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

Learning Ethical Behavior in the Workplace

The Performance Improvement Blog

That might meet the requirements of a regulatory agency, but don’t expect your employees to learn “…to do the next right thing.” A training event, classroom or virtual, is no way to develop ethical behavior in a workforce. I’m sure each of those companies includes ethics in their employee training programs and lists ethical behavior among the values in their employee handbooks. You don’t learn this in a training program , even a highly interactive and gamified program.

Independent Learner in the Knowledge Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

In the Knowledge Economy, people must take responsibility for their own learning. They need to learn how to learn independently and how to learn what they need to know when they need to know it. While skills are still necessary for success, the focus should shift to cultivating the underlying capabilities that can accelerate learning so that new skills can be more rapidly acquired. Support from training and HR departments is necessary but insufficient.

Learning Culture & Human Capital: The Reality, the Myth and the Vision

The Performance Improvement Blog

iLearning Forum is the most important learning meeting in Europe. While preparing the Learning technologies France 2018 conference programme, I have been doing research and reading, and in particular looking at L&D trends, Talent Management and Human capital management. So much for Human Capital Management and Learning Culture! They realized that a culture focused on learning needs leaders and managers focused on learning.

United Airlines Needs New Approach to Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

This means developing every employee, creating a trusting and empowering work environment, facilitating collaboration, communication, and cooperation among employees and with other stakeholders, encouraging risk-taking and experimenting as a way to improve, and continuously learning for the betterment of individuals, teams, and the whole organization. Communication Learning Learning Culture Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training

Using Your Head and Your Heart

The Performance Improvement Blog

Training programs are not the answer. In the knowledge economy, or, as Friedman calls it, the “human economy”, people need to learn continuously, on the job, in the flow of their work. Human Resource Development Leadership Learning Culture Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training David Grebow Dov Seidman Emotional Quotient managing minds Tom Friedman

Reprise: The Self-Directed Learner

The Performance Improvement Blog

The most common way in which companies train employees today is basically the same as organizations have been training for the past hundred years (some would say thousands of years). Instructional designers, with input from managers and subject-matter-experts (SMEs) decide what employees should know and then “push” that content at the learners through formal training programs. Things are quite different now and, therefore, training needs to change. Learn continuously.

Be a Learner, Try Something New

Association eLearning

If it’s your job to create training then you do that a lot too. You learn the most when starting something completely new. Many games only require a limited time investment so they can be a quick, fun way to learn something new. There’s plenty that can be learned from books, both non-fiction and fiction. Likewise, they had some awareness of learning and development. You’re busy.

How this platform seeks to make corporate training fun and interesting


Corporate training is considered to be an essential business enabler. But are companies doing enough to keep their employees engaged during such training programmes? The seriousness with which companies usually go about such training in order to get maximum bang for their buck may make such programmes boring and tedious for the employees thus rendering them ineffective.

Hire Learners for the Knowledge Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

The Knowledge Economy needs people who are self-directed learners, who know how to get the information and skills they need when and where they need them, who can think critically in terms of evaluating the accuracy and usefulness of this information, and who can learn from both successes and failures. Maybe some organizations can teach people how to learn fast, but most do not have this capability. They need to hire people who already can learn fast and learn well.

The newest realities of the business world are Augmented & Virtual


Imagine a bank or an after-sales service provider can train and test the prototype with employees and customers even as the actual product is being built, a virtual experience can be offered to potential users to gauge their reactions and alter designs and plans on the go. Training: AR-VR also offers the perfect environment for training. They can also be assessed on their learning in the same virtual environment to derive real-time assessment data.

5 Must-Have LMS Integrations for Commercial Training Companies

Talented Learning

What is the best learning platform for a commercial training provider? As a learning technology analyst and consultant, I’ve been asked that question more than a few times. Should Training Companies Use an LMS Designed for Employee Development? With so many employee-oriented learning management systems on the market today, it might be tempting to choose a well-known workforce development or compliance LMS, but that would probably be a mistake.

Learning objectives are like metadata – useful but best left unseen

From the Coleface

An update on a post about learning objectives which attracted a healthy amount of support and debate: refinements to that position and what it means in practice for learning designers. Learning objectives are rarely written in a way that gets the pulse racing e.g. “List the 8 principles of data protection regulations” [I can only apologise for having bullet points in this article…]. ” Showing learning objectives: Some pros. e-learning training

Why the time is right for self-managed learning

From the Coleface

In 1990 Peter Senge published “ The Fifth Discipline ” , giving a compelling vision of how companies could transform into learning organisations. As both Towards Maturity and Bersin have recently launched reports on self-managed learning, it reminded me of a project I led on self-managed learning at the turn of the century which crashed and burned*/ was ahead of its time* (* = delete according how you kind you are). Personal Learning Record.

What Is a Microlesson? by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Emerging Topics Mobile Learning Training StrategiesA microlesson is “not as much about length as it is single purpose,” according to Diane Elkins, owner of Artisan eLearning.

Are shorter attention spans hampering your best efforts In L&D?


We’ve seen this ourselves too as our clients shun day-long – and multi-day – courses in preference for bite-sized sessions, and micro-learning over full-length e-learning courses. With reluctance, we’ve acceded to these demands and, whilst we provide these diminished offerings, we tell anybody who’ll listen that people don’t know how to learn anymore and that ‘snacking’ rather than ‘feasting’ on learning is having a detrimental effect – on our impact and, certainly, on our clients.

How To Measure The ROI Of Online Training?

Adobe Captivate

Today, most organizations use eLearning as a significant part of their training delivery. As traditional eLearning moves towards mobile learning or mLearning and provides learners the flexibility to learn on the device of their choice (notably tablets and smartphones), the eLearning adoption is gaining further momentum. eLearning and mobile learning provide several benefits to organizations. Measuring The ROI Of Online Training.

Why Mobile Virtual Reality for Learning Makes Sense by Kate Pasterfield

Learning Solutions Magazine

Virtual Reality will change your mobile learning strategy, especially where virtual reality is an appropriate match to the learners’ setting. Augmented Reality Emerging Topics Mobile Learning Training Strategies Virtual Reality

Custom Learning Experiences: Next Commercial Training Trend?

Talented Learning

I may in fact be obsessed with learning technology. I spend my days anticipating, tracking, understanding and interpreting learning technology trends so I can help organizations make better buying decisions. Demand then comes from every corner and the learning industry is compelled to respond with varying levels of innovation. Commercial Training Technology = Unique Challenges. But if you’re a commercial training decision maker, your battle is the toughest.

In Real Life: What I've Learned After 15 Years of Playing Games at Work by JD Dillon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Practical takeaways from using game elements to support workplace learning. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Games & Learning Training Strategies

Mindmarker Releases New Features for More Effective Learning by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Mobile Learning Training StrategiesMindmarker is releasing updates for program designers and redesigning its mobile app for learners.

The Top 10 Ways to Get Executive Buy-In for Your Training Program


You packed your training program with great content, and it is getting rave reviews with beta testers. You'll get a better response when it comes time for final approval on a training project if you've included C-suite decision-makers in the needs assessment period. Be able to succinctly show how your training program saves the company money or improves profits. The post The Top 10 Ways to Get Executive Buy-In for Your Training Program appeared first on Litmos.

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The Future of Gamification by Susan Jacobs

Learning Solutions Magazine

Design Strategies Emerging Topics Games & Learning Training StrategiesWhat does the future portend for gamification? Four respected thought leaders in the field weigh in on where they believe gamification is headed.

Gamification and Game-Based Learning Are Two Different Animals by Susan Jacobs

Learning Solutions Magazine

Gamification and game-based learning are two industry buzzwords that sound similar and are often confused. Design Strategies Games & Learning Training StrategiesHere is the skinny on the key differences between the two terms, which can both exist harmoniously in the workplace.

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How Gamification Can Make Dreary Subjects Like Safety Compliance More Engaging by Susan Jacobs

Learning Solutions Magazine

It can be a challenge to actively engage workers in mandated compliance trainings. Mosaic, a world leader in mining phosphate, worked with Bottom-Line Performance to successfully revamp its required safety training programs for new hires and existing employees. Games & Learning Training StrategiesAs the Mosaic Company discovered, gamification can make dry or repetitious material more interesting.

Increasing Student Engagement in Business Education by Susan Jacobs

Learning Solutions Magazine

Design Strategies Games & Learning Training StrategiesPearson Education found that gamifying content for an introductory business textbook stimulated student engagement in a. mandatory business education class.

Learning Leaders: Karen Hyder and Virtual Training's Evolution by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

The way people use virtual training platforms is changing, and instructional designers need to strategically design for the new blended learning. Blended Learning Training Strategies Virtual ClassroomsSuggestions from Karen Hyder.

Healthcare Training on the Verge of VR Revolution by Sid Banerjee

Learning Solutions Magazine

Virtual reality decreases the intrinsic cognitive load during learning, enabling a faster, more efficient training process. Augmented Reality Emerging Topics Immersive Learning Training Strategies Virtual Reality

Kohler India redefines learning through Kohler Radio and Learning Wallet


Kohler Radio is an IVR-enabled learning platform, wherein audio messages are recorded and relayed in the form of a call to individual mobile phones, which the participants can listen to, take part in, learn and get assessed through a few objective questions asked after each session. QuoDeck Press Serious Games Game-based learning best practices corporate learning training employees

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Six Design Principles for Delivering Mobile Learning that Your Employees Will Flock To by Andrea Curry

Learning Solutions Magazine

We have a great opportunity to revisit our approach to corporate learning as both an optimal mobile and an optimal learning. Design Strategies Mobile Learning Training Strategiesexperience. If we can nail these two things, we’ll be able to impart to all employees the knowledge we want them to have. Here are the simple design principles that will make that happen.