Why It’s Your Job to Close the Skills Gap and How You Can Do It

Pract.us

You’re the best person to bridge the skills gap for your team. Economists and researchers like to argue about whether there’s any evidence for a skills gap, but as a recent article in Inc. You have a skills gap. Businesses aren’t investing in training programs.

What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Cloud-based LMS platforms are leading the way in providing solutions to today’s fast-paced learning & development (L&D) environment. This blog post sheds light on everything you need to know about this platform. Centralized learning. Learning & Training

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

To explore the practicalities of user-generated content, the Learning Cafe sponsored a webinar entitled Learner Generated Learning Content – Possibilities, mechanics and chaos? Ron has made sure that there is a comprehensive training program to cover all aspects of the job.

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Do Millennials need special training?

Matrix

Apart from the bad examples (which, let’s face it, every generation has) Millennials are hard working, are never satisfied with the status quo, are hunger for continual learning, and they need to connect work with a greater purpose. Do Millennials need special training?

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

I thought I’d share some of the best “do’s and don’ts” from the recent sessions. The first buyer is a cloud software company developing a channel partner certification program. LMS Demo Do’s. Don’t defend a perceived product gap. Admit the gap, say what you do and move on.

Augmented Learning, what you need to know

Aptara

Augmented Learning, what you need to know. Are you seeing buzzwords in the learning industry like Augmented Learning ? Do you want to implement an Augmented Learning program at your organization but you don’t know where to start?

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Today, I’ll complete the list by defining the true meaning of training, from ‘manifest’ to ‘white label’ Let’s dive into the language of learning! mLearning (mobile learning): Learning that’s conducted on a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet.

Guarding Against Primitive eLearning Programs

Vignettes Learning

In our love of everything instant, we tend to develop “primitive-like” behaviors in learning and lose significant insights present in a “contemplation mindset”learning environment. The training and learning industry has this love affair with technology.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

When a company or organization decides to roll out a new Learning Management System (LMS) it typically raises many questions that an LMS Needs Assessment is designed to answer. What resources do we need to implement the LMS? Completed learning paths. Test Environment.

Resolution: This Year Create a Stronger, Smarter Organization

Marcia Conner

They brought me in to reimagine their recruiting, talent management, and leadership development program. Before we started, I spent time learning about their organizational culture, wanting to ensure new team members would be able to excel where the old team could not.

Increasing Impact Of Gamified E-Learning

G-Cube

For companies seeking to integrate comprehensive training programs, the benefits of e-learning outweigh the instructor-led training. With the traditional training programs, providing the learning material is costly and time-consuming.

Covert Consulting: A Survival Competency for Today’s Training Organizations

Living in Learning

Additionally, I think it critical to know what success will look like. In other words, how will we…more importantly…how will you…know we’ve been successful?”. Some might call that searching for root causes…and it is…and I did…and I found several…and some of them actually had something to do with training. Major point here… SOME OF THEM …had something to do with training. And Start Learning Continuously.” We cannot afford to render scrap learning.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

Guarding Against Primitive eLearning Programs

Vignettes Learning

In our love of everything instant, we tend to develop “primitive-like” behaviors in learning and lose significant insights present in a “contemplation mindset”learning environment. The training and learning industry has this love affair with technology.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

How to Choose the Right Employee Training Software

Kitaboo

Training programs have undergone a change prompted both by advances in digital technology and changing expectations of employees. Your needs analysis should help you address the following questions: What problems, challenges or gaps in skills or knowledge your eLearning seeks to overcome? What outcomes do you expect from eLearning and training? By knowing your audience, you can choose a software that ensures better learning outcomes.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, June 12, 2007 My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World Tony Karrer asked in the comments on my PLE post yesterday , Im curious if you distinguish your learning environment (tools, skills, etc.) from your work environment (tools, skills) in any significant way (especially in the context of tacit work)? Learning never stops, does it?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personal Hard Drive

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Mark writes, "You wanna know what a PLE is? But as Mark points out, thats different from "learning." Nevertheless, the storage facility does support the learning process, doesnt it.

Virtual Reality: It’s The Time To Take Your Business To The Next Level

G-Cube

Innovation is constant in the e-learning domain, continuously evolving the way services are delivered across the globe. In today’s digitized learning environment, virtual reality (VR) is poised to become a significant workplace tool. Impact of Virtual Reality in E-Learning.

What Is Important in Order to Create the Best eLearning Courses?

Your Training Edge

E-learning plays an important role in helping large organizations and educational institutions fulfill their learning and training requirements. What makes for a good e-learning piece? Let us look at some aspects that contribute towards making a good e-learning course.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, June 22, 2007 Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner In the fact-gathering phase for an e-Learning strategy project I am working on, I have the fun task of interviewing a whole bunch of potential end-users. I love schmoozing and getting to know people, so this is a perfect way for me to spend my work day. She doesnt know what SecondLife is.

How to Persuade your Boss to Invest in an LMS

Gyrus

Your learning program has been managing itself for years, or at least that’s what your boss thinks. But you know the dark secret that is lurking barely below the surface. A Learning Management System Means… More Time. Learning programs are resource intensive.

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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.

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The Importance of Training and Development for Start-ups

Gyrus

With the hectic nature of start-up organizations today, one can easily make a claim that it is never too early to evaluate the effectiveness of a structured Learning, Training, and Development program. Skill-Gaps.

Takeaways from Learning 2017

Association eLearning

I recently got back from the Learning 2017 conference. Like last year, I want to share some of what I learned and experienced. Trying to require or assign one-size-fits all programs probably won’t go over well in the long run. Learning design is not a one-way street.

Employee engagement strategies for effective training in workplace

Wizcabin

Lack of employee engagement has always been a top issue for learning managers. Studies show that the value of learning engagement is so profound that the learning outcome and effectiveness is directly linked to user engagement. Reasons for user resistance to online learning.

5 Ways Online Learning is Vital to Education

LearnDash

If you ever need to make the case for online learning in your classroom, then this article is for you. The benefits of a blended, online learning component in education are too great to ignore. In some ways, educational institutions are doing their students an extreme disservice if they ignore online learning in their institution. Learning professionals know the benefits of elearning from top to bottom, but sometimes it’s nice to be reminded of some specific examples.

LMS for the Next Generation of Corporate Learners: An Insight

G-Cube

As the technology around us evolves, the way we learn also evolves along with it. Learning and Technology are closely linked than ever before in schools, higher education institutions as well as corporate houses. e-Learning

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

In this series, we’ll explore some major Megatrends in how and why MOOCs are being used in corporate training and development programs. How do MOOCs fit in with corporate universities? Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

I’d used the phrase ‘learning delivery’ when describing computer-supported collaborative learning ( CSCL ) approaches. CSCL was one of the hot pedagogical approaches of the day – when network-based learning was in its relative infancy. Learning takes place in our heads.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #12 Training for Millennials

Your Training Edge

places to learn and then move on), work-life balance (they believe balance is important), and the place of technology (they grew up with technology and much of their educational and social lives is already spent online). What do Millennials want?

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2014: The Year of the Corporate MOOC?

Your Training Edge

If you’ve been following the MOOC news, you’ll know that massive open online courses have had their ups and downs. More organizations became faced with skills gaps, which came in two major flavors. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

The future is bright: corporate learning gets smart

Torrance Learning

The rise of online learning (also known as web-based training or elearning) over recent decades allows employees the flexibility to learn whenever and almost wherever they want to, without waiting for the next class session to be offered, and without the hassle and expense of travel.

What does a company need an LMS and an LRS for?

Matrix

Being a learning specialist requires knowing a lot more than how to design and deliver training, whether online or face to face. With the creation of numerous apps, tools and e-learning options, the possibilities L&D specialists have are enormous. E-learning

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