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MOOCs to Bridge the Workplace Skills Gap

Your Training Edge

In business a huge skills gap is hindering the ability of many organizations to achieve their goals because students are not graduating from school with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need for critical jobs. However, out of disruption comes innovation, and if we can set these two trends on a collision course, we might find a perfect solution for the skills gap problem, which is predicted to take a heavy toll on U.S.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. That’s the low price. Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Our customers benefit from low-cost and self-management with no technical knowledge required. John -- by "bottled pilot" are you thinking more of a tactical implementation -- low point entry to LMS to test the waters? ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Decades of expensive LMS solutions gave way to a pricing revolution over the last 10 years, as cloud computing paved the way for low-cost LMS competitors that drove the overall price point down. Significant increase in sales effectiveness. 10 Effective eCommerce Pays, Bigtime.

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Video Training – why it’s here to stay

Dashe & Thomson

As a result, employees can sit at their laptops at work or at home and watch high-definition video training on their firm’s ERP software, their firm’s products, soft skills, certifications, etc. Affordability – typically costs about the same as a book.

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LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s also because I’m a fiercely independent analyst and LMS selection consultant and it’s my job to know what’s happening among the hundreds of vendors who are pushing the boundaries of LMS innovation. 3) How is innovation affecting learning content?

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Why MOOCs? Why Now?

Your Training Edge

MOOCs are wonderful / terrible / game changing innovations / over-hyped gimmicks!”. Institutions and organizations are spending a lot of money on education, but in terms of job skills, they are seeing very little ROI. MOOCs offer a way to decrease costs and (when done well) also improve learning. On the other side of the coin, many workers see MOOCs as a free and flexible way to stay up-to-date in their fields and enhance their skills. “MOOCs will destroy education!”.

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

Pract.us

How Atlassian Implemented a Culture of Innovation and Continuous Improvement. Many companies today strive to create a culture of innovation, but it’s hard to know exactly how. At Pract.us, we’re dedicated to giving you the easiest way to implement effective, low-cost training.

Reskilling your Employees for a Future-Proof Workforce

Time to Know

A major challenge for enterprises across industries in 2018 will be effectively attracting top talent. At the same time, employers can’t ignore their current workforce, instead, they need to come up with innovative ways to hold on to them. Promote Reskilling and Up-Skilling.

The Power of Digital Learning

Magic EdTech

Digital learning now is any form of learning created using instructional practices that makes effective use of technology.The umbrella of digital learning strategies ranges from e-books to games to mobile learning to AR/VR.It Interactive visuals can be even more effective than simple graphics.

7 Microlearning Online Training Assets You May Be Overlooking

EI Design

Not only can you reach your target audience without long development lead times, but also you can engage them more effectively. Here are 6 of the most effective microlearning online training assets that can help you develop attention-grabbing online training.

What is Design Thinking and Why Should You Care?

Pract.us

Adopt the “designer mindset” for more innovative problem solving. Experts claim that the approach will help us identify hidden assumptions that prevent us from finding innovative solutions.

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MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have rocked the world of education probably faster than any other innovation in history. For these programs, MOOCs have the potential to deliver the necessary training effectively and at huge cost savings.

Reskilling your Employees for a Future-Proof Workforce

Time to Know

A major challenge for enterprises across industries in 2018 will be effectively attracting top talent. At the same time, employers can’t ignore their current workforce, instead, they need to come up with innovative ways to hold on to them. Promote Reskilling and Up-Skilling.

5 reasons startups should embrace eLearning

TalentLMS

Startups rely on two things: an innovative product or service and the people behind it. New skills Startups grow not only when their revenues increase, but also when their employees broaden their skills.

MOOCs: Personal Initiative and Professional Development

Your Training Edge

And of those people, a good portion of them are probably doing it to enhance their skill set and improve their career. According to Inside Higher Ed , reports from early MOOCs offered by Coursera and Udacity suggest that between one-half and three-quarters of the students took the courses to enhance their skills either so they would perform better in their current job or so that they could find a better job. Do the students have the opportunity to practice their skills?

Podcast 24: DNA of High-Impact Learning – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

For years, learning strategists and software innovators have been chasing this holy grail. Our conversation left me wondering how these new findings are actually shaping workforce skills development. To create effective adult learning experiences, you want to apply seven principles.

How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

You can design training courses that are highly effective at developing skills and competencies. You can also invest in innovative tools to manage online transactions , deliver content and measure its impact. Here are some of the no/low-cost techniques that work for us.

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20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

Online learning, cheap access devices, open content, and broadband will soon provide low cost universal access to quality high school learning and building a bridge to post secondary and job opportunities for the next billion youth.

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Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. Learnnovators: You believe that it is possible to provide engaging, relevant, and authentic learning experiences by creating low cost videos with our smart phones. What would be your advice for producing such low cost and effective learning solutions for today’s learners? ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

Ideas, Tips, and Resources for Using Video in Your Online Training

Mindflash

They’re over-produced – replete with unrealistic scenarios, quasi-aspirational music, and distracting animation effects. Give your employees a video camera and ask them to film their team’s best practices, innovations, or ideas.

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Ideas, Tips, and Resources for Using Video in Your Online Training

Mindflash

They’re over-produced – replete with unrealistic scenarios, quasi-aspirational music, and distracting animation effects. Give your employees a video camera and ask them to film their team’s best practices, innovations, or ideas.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

To achieve lower cost, faster time-to-market and to be able to support growing mobile access and specialized kinds of information access, I think we are going to see growth in the use of text-to-speech. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

Video’s Role in Your Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

It Cuts Costs. Video can help your organization save significantly on training costs. And with the proliferation of low-cost, professional-quality video technology, creating and editing video doesn’t require a huge investment of resources. You’d be surprised how many of these techniques can be used to great effect with inexpensive equipment. The right video platform gives you tools to track how effective the videos are.

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ATD TechKnowledge 2017 and Enterprise Learning that Works

Litmos

a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world.". Litmos gives users the confidence that their content will play on all devices and play effectively.

New thoughts on design thinking

Litmos

And the mechanisms experimented with were similarly eclectic, looking at low-cost representations to capture interim ideas. That’s the criteria for an innovation, by the way, a new design that is put into practice and is superior.

Professional Development for L&D – Learning To Teach Online MOOC Augmented by LearningCafe

Learning Cafe

Learning To Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC has been developed by Simon McIntyre , Director, Learning and Innovation and Dr Negin Mirriahi , Academic Developer at UNSW and is available on the Coursera MOOC platform. How much will it cost ? LTTO can be accessed free but an optional verified Coursera certificate is available for cost 63 dollars. Will the learning be effective? The end results includes the acquisition of new skills and knowledge.

Video’s Critical Role in Your Digital Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

It Cuts Costs. Video can help your organization save significantly on training costs. And with the proliferation of low-cost, professional-quality video technology, creating and editing video doesn’t require a huge investment of resources.

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A Moving Landscape

CLO Magazine

“Even if there’s opportunity for some hybridization, people still, when it comes to leadership skills, tend to gravitate toward a more traditional setting,” Szpiro said. You’re going to have to bring that analytical skill to everything.

LTTO+ Professional Development Course for L&D by LearningCafe

Learning Cafe

Learning To Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC has been developed by Simon McIntyre , Director, Learning and Innovation and Dr Negin Mirriahi , Academic Developer at UNSW and is available on the Coursera MOOC platform. How much will it cost ? LTTO can be accessed free but an optional verified Coursera certificate is available for cost 63 dollars. Will the learning be effective? The end results includes the acquisition of new skills and knowledge.

How to Improve Your Company With Continual Learning Right Now

Continu

That means people undergo all sorts of training (on- and off-the-job, formal and informal) to build new skills on a consistent basis. Employees build skills. Continual improvement of skills is crucial in the modern workplace where change is constant. Your employees will see higher job satisfaction, decreased turnover intention, and non-job-related skills (like social competencies). Read: Employee Recognition: Low Cost, High Impact.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Lisa has more than 25 years of progressive experience building effective people programs in high profile companies across industries, including Consumer Goods, Publishing, High-Tech, and Healthcare. You’ll learn about topics such as: Research behind how EI enhances coaching effectiveness.

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Australian Online Training Best Practice Guide for Regulators and RTO’s

ENROLO

High integrity online training costs. In some cases this is leading to low cost and low quality, online learning outcomes as well as giving online training a poor reputation. Whilst examples of industry best practice guidelines for online training do exist, many training providers are either not aware of them or, in some cases, are deliberately not implementing them to cut costs and compete with the lowest cost providers in the market.

Penny Pinching but Valuable Client and a Unique, Challenging Project

ID Reflections

How would you convince a "penny-pinching but valuable prospect" (a phrase from Cathy Moore’s blog: [link] ) the need for a training program you are recommending?

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Not only is this what most employees want, it’s also a key component of an effective learning strategy. It helps you scale your training worldwide, but every new recording is a pain to produce, and it’d be ideal for just-in-time learning, if only it could be effectively searched.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

This has a dramatic impact on the Business of Learning and perceptions around value and cost. How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost? We even made the Big Question one month: New Presenter and Learner Skills and Methods.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

An effective online learning marketing plan has three phases. With the continuing need for people to develop new skills for new kinds of jobs, for-profit companies with deep pockets will also get in the game. Search for innovative product concepts. Introduce an entirely new product, perhaps providing education for the whole person, not just industry-specific skills. Effective marketing requires research.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

It’s ideal for any organization that wants to connect partners, suppliers and resellers in relationships that elevate employee and channel knowledge and skills. This is popular functionality among software companies that need to educate customers more effectively and efficiently.