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Show me the problem! From instructional designer to performance consultant

Elucidat

In this guest blog, Jean Marrapodi explores this common issue and challenges instructional designers to start thinking of themselves more as performance consultants. Production is backed up because their turnaround time is just too slow. Elearning Inspiration

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Skills Gap” Solutions. Associations can lead the way and solve the skills gap.

Workplace Productivity

Tony Karrer

One of the favorite quotes I used to use during presentations was Drucker - The most important contribution of management in the 21st century will be to increase knowledge-worker productivity. Complexity of Productivity for Knowledge Work Productivity is defined as: the ratio of the quantity and quality of units produced to the labor per unit of time For some knowledge workers, we can reasonably define things this way. eLearning Technology.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 7 2 Know your. design project you know that it can feel like there. So where do most curriculum programs fall short? eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. 1 3 5 2 4 Know your audience Identify and analyze who you’re targeting with this.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. What can we do?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. What can we do?

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

They say for eLearning to be engaging, it needs to be interactive. So how much interactivity do you require for your content? What do they need to be able to ‘do’ as an outcome of this module? If you haven’t asked those questions yet, go and do it now.

Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool

Elucidat

Choosing an elearning authoring tool isn’t easy and it takes more than a free trial. Choosing an elearning authoring tool is not an easy decision and realistically you’ll probably need more than a demo to make it. So, how do you weigh up which option is right for you? Quality.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. struggle to do this well for is front-line. learning-doing gap. leader and business manager, they feel good about the quality. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. Only 8% do now.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). How do you define the term LMS? Most analysts look for gaps.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. Many new products and technologies are available and, in general, the industry has matured. This enables you to purchase standard “off-the-shelf” products. Doing so will allow you to obtain better quality for a substantially lower cost than that of developing it yourself.

How Important is the Design Phase?

Design2Train

How important is the Design Phase in producing a high quality online training (eLearning, wbt, cbt) program? The Design Phase is both the instructional and technical foundation of the finished product. How do you know if you have completed the Design Phase properly?

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Adobe Captivate

Outsourcing of eLearning content development has been there for a few decades. However, there are several challenges that are inherent to outsourcing eLearning content development. Here is how to evaluate the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development. Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development. The Challenges When You Outsource Your eLearning Content Development.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” Best of Elearning! Given the number of nominations, to make the list in 2015 is quite an honor,” says Catherine Upton, Elearning! The Best of Elearning! Research indicated 85 percent of readers had recommended an e-learning solution to a peer over the most recent 12-month period, and 61 percent claimed that award recognition “impacts their decision” to consider a product or service. Elearning! Elearning!

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

EI Design

Outsourcing of eLearning content development has been there for a few decades. However, there are several challenges that are inherent to outsourcing eLearning content development. Here is how to evaluate the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development.

5 Tips To Optimize Your Instructional Design Process For Better eLearning Courses

TalentLMS

In the 21st century, a delivery company taking orders via fax, or a clothing manufacturer that still relies on the production of hand-stitched garments, would suffer a certain death as the competition becomes faster, more responsive, and provides superior quality.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

However, although students have been scrambling to get their degrees, employers are experiencing an unprecedented gap between the skills they need and the skills their employees have. senior executives reported a workforce skills gap. It improves the quality of products and services.

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How to work better with your subject matter experts

Elucidat

The SME relationship can make or break an elearning project. As an instructional designer, learning consultant or elearning project manager, your job is to build a positive and productive relationship with your SME. Other people don’t know what you do about great learning.

How to Align Your Training With Your Business Objectives in 6 Easy Steps

eFront

Why do we train our employees? We know every business is different. And to do this, they require a strong, competent and motivated workforce who understands their respective roles in achieving the business’ strategy. So the question becomes, how do you do it?

Millennial Employees Need Different Enablement Strategies – Here’s Why

Enyota Learning

They are often called entitled, lazy, a bit too straightforward for comfort, spoilt - the list, though factually quite incorrect, is quite long and nothing more than a set of gross generalization that stops us from looking deeper at their inherent qualities. The quest for instant productivity.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

What’s the future for elearning, digital learning and L&D professionals? So please do so, L&D! 15 elearning industry experts on future of L&D. Read more on how to do microlearning well – going beyond a mass of meaningless content. Elearning Insights

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Brand Name Recognition?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 20, 2009 eLearning Brand Name Recognition? The eLearning industry is a weird beast. A few weeks ago I did a very informal query on Twitter, asking people what were their favorite eLearning brands. Or maybe the question was, what brand names come to mind when you think about eLearning? I see a listing of products and tools.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Now it is time to find the answer to those gaps so you have a full understanding of how each of the potential solutions will match your needs. The role of demos, walks-throughs and product tests.

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Customer Education: How Smart Technology Companies Lock-In Value

Talented Learning

How Well Do You Know Your Customers? In this era of data-driven marketing, successful businesses have learned that the more you know about your customers, the more your company is bound to grow. How Well Do Your Customers Know You ?

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. How do you blog then? eLearning Technology.

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8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

What resources do we need to implement the LMS? Imagine going through a lengthy needs assessment, only to find out at the very end that an LMS is not what you need and that there are low cost alternatives that will do the job for you. Product and service quality.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? A related problem is doing what we’ve always done.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’.

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

This includes customers, channel partners, contract workers and others who need product knowledge and skills. ” Their education and experience is focused on instructional design, learning theory, content quality, and training efficiency.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

Learning and development professionals, including elearning developers, have to wear many hats. But it’s even more true for L&D/eLearning professionals who work in small learning development departments. Emily Wood: An eLearning Department of One (Hats Off to Her!).

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. ” Yet researchers found that nearly 45% of those companies don’t actually base their products on AI. Web Courseworks eLearning Hype Curve. Q: How will this affect the future of elearning?

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

These efforts are intended to make employees productive and successful so that businesses can stay relevant in a rapidly evolving business climate. The LMS also serves as an eLearning authoring tool that can provide both pre and post-training support.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? And I’m increasingly impressed by the quality of content in some LMS blogs. As a learning technology selection consultant, I’ve seen how easy it is to get caught up in LMS features and functionality.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

How did you do that? JEN: That’s where our consultant Carla Downing came in. The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps. But our reputation is on the line, so won’t do it unless it’s right.

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Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

We also considered business models, target customers, documented use cases and product differentiators in multiple categories: functionality, technology, system setup, ongoing support and pricing/license models. And business buyers want to know which LMS vendors are best at making it work.