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.

Transform Your Training Program with Learning Paths

Hurix Digital

Traditional learning and development programs aren’t obsolete, but they are incomplete to a large extent. Corporate training has evolved from classrooms to eLearning, and learning paths have become your liberator in times of digital revolution in learning.

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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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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

Tips and Strategies to Create a Roadmap to Transform Your eLearning Programs

EI Design

Legendary American professional baseball player Yogi Berra is famously quoted for saying, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”. In this article, I’ll shed some light on how you can do just that. Learning.

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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

7 Benefits of Taking Online Courses

LearnDash

Most of us are used to the traditional course model, where we go to a classroom and learn in person from instructors. In other words, we know what we’re in for. Online courses are filling this gap with more affordable education offers.

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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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.

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.

Getting Handy With Interactive Enterprise Software Training

Your Training Edge

It takes time (and money) to bring people together and update materials, so it’s easy for knowledge gaps to creep in, especially when changes to software occur so quickly. The environments made possible provide the best learning experiences, both interactive and hands-on.

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.

The Andragogy Secret: How To Use Adult Learning Theory To Drive L&D Engagement Success

Lambda Solutions

Table of Contents: Why Engaged Learning is Essential in Digital Transformation. What is Adult Learning Theory? Applying Andragogy To Corporate Learning. Implementing The 4 Principles of Adult Learning. Engaged Learning is Essential in Digital Transformation.

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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

6 Pro Tips to Create Great Custom eLearning Paths

Hurix Digital

An eLearning path is a curated selection of defined courses bundled together for learners to progress through mastering a particular area/subject/program. Custom learning paths follow a learner-centered approach that emphasizes the goals, preferences, and objectives of learners.

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.

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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