Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. What is Learning and Development?

How to Avoid and Mitigate Skills Gaps

KnowledgeAnywhere

matter what industry you’re in, you’re bound to face the challenge of a skills gap at some point. A skills gap is when a gap exists between the skills of a team member and the skills required for their position. So how do you, as an organization, mitigate this?

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Start Bridging the Tech Skills Gap Today

KnowledgeCity

The tech skills gap is no secret , and it’s only getting wider by the year. Learn how to start bridging the gap today to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving workplace. Furthermore, Gartner indicates that two-thirds of businesses aren’t even addressing the tech skills gap appropriately. Luckily, there are things that IT professionals and organizations can start doing immediately to start bridging the tech skills gap today.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. Came across this post on Guy Wallaces Pursing Performance Blog, Debunking the Myth -- There Is No Such Thing as "Learning Styles".

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 10, 2007 Learning Styles In 1996, when I first started working as an "instructional designer", I was taught about learning styles. In the context of e-Learning (back then it was just plain old CBT), this meant you had audio/video on the screen with timed text bullets. Obviously, there is diversity in learning.

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap

Aptara

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap. On top of the already present skills gap many organizations are experiencing, there is also the challenge of retaining top performers. . Instead of spending a significant amount of time and resources on replacing workers by onboarding additional staff members every time a different need emerges, companies can leverage a faster, more efficient and cost-effective solution: a Learning Management System. Corporate Learning & Performance.

How L&D Is Earning Its Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

According to LinkedIn’s “2019 Workplace Learning Report,” talent development is moving from the periphery to the core of business strategy, with 82 percent of learning and development professionals now reporting that corporate leaders actively support their programs. But the field of learning and development is not just gaining prominence — it is evolving. And by doing so, they are becoming strategic business partners to executives and defining their seat at the table.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, January 30, 2009 Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"? Is the degreed-ID the department manager and not doing any actual design work? In Dr. John Currys recent interview series with practicing instructional designers , he asked Dr. Andrew Teasdale what advice he would give to ID students and what he himself did not learn at school that he couldve used.

How to analyze your e-Learning Courses before setting up

Wizcabin

In case you’re wondering how to analyze your e-learning courses, you might have to stop worrying about it. That’s because we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about it, including what content analysis entails. What are their preferred learning styles?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, August 20, 2007 Getting Started in Instructional Design Many readers find their way to this blog because they are interested in learning more about instructional design. Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. My learning has all been completely informal.

How to analyze your eLearning courses before setting up

Wizcabin

That’s because we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about it, including what content analysis entails. By definition, content analysis is an approach in e-learning, which helps instructional designers to classify content into different categories and types.

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: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. As you may know, Ive only been there once. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities." Ive been exploring the use of Second Life for a client for whom Im developing an e-Learning strategy.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, August 20, 2007 31 Days: Days 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21 If youve been following along with the 31 Day Challenge, you may know that its starting to wear thin. Day 19: Respond to Comments on Your Blog I think I do a pretty good job of engaging with those who comment here. Particularly if youre a reader from the e-Learning field. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. But I do think some good is coming out of it. Michele Martin is doing a fabulous job of keeping this little sub-group connected. I have a bit of catching up to do. Ive been doing this off and on throughout the day and find it tedious. I have been known to do that in the past in order to fix egregious spelling and grammar errors. And I still do.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, August 24, 2007 Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island As you know, Ive been trying to walk-the-talk and experiment a bit with Second Life, role my virtual sleeves up and see what all the fuss is about. People with similar interests are connecting in a virtual space to create a virtual world in which they learn about another time and place.

Microlearning for Millennials and Generation Z

KnowledgeCity

When it comes to learning, however, there are still gaps between what new generations of workers want and what is available for delivery. Some of these workshop-style courses lasted an entire day, and included what some participants considered the highlight of the training – lunch! They were also based strongly on the way Baby Boomers and Generation X workers learned. It is quality learning delivered in smaller units that can be learned and applied immediately.

Applying The Goldilocks Principle To Create E-Courses- All About Delivering The Right Content

G-Cube

E-learning courses that are too difficult may frustrate learners, while easy ones may result in boredom. Wondering what is the relevance of the story of Goldilocks in e-learning? The Goldilocks Principle and E-Learning. Online learning courses that fail to create the desired impact result in decreased employee engagement, productivity, retention and return on investment. Essential Tips to Apply Goldilocks Principle in E-Learning. Know the target audience.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: 8, 9 & 10

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Obviously, thats not my focus so I took Micheles advice and tried to do something from Darens Get Your Blogging Groove Back series. In More on Learning Styles , I linked back to a lot of older and (I thought) interesting posts Id written on the subject of learning styles, while also attempting to add something new. What do you think?

Is Knowledge Transfer Part of Your L&D Strategy?

Bottom-Line Performance

There is a gap in your organization. On one side, you have your business objectives, your subject matter experts and all of the knowledge, skills and content employees need to know to meet your objectives. On the other side are your employees: human beings trying to do their jobs in an imperfect environment. How do we pass the baton? What’s the problem and how do we fix it? What can you do to make sure knowledge transfer happens and the baton gets passed?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 22, 23 & 24

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The tasks are relentless -- every single day theres something new to do. The idea behind this task is make sure your new readers know what youre all about. I recently did this in my About Learning Visions page, which is now displayed prominently at the top of my sidebar. I found a number of blogs that had linked to mine without my ever knowing!

Actions To Implement Successful Employee Onboarding Process

Wizcabin

Give them pre-assessment to determine their learning gap. As an organization, to achieve the best results with your onboarding program , you need to determine your new hires’ gap. Let them know about the new hires’ roles and why they must welcome them.

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Learning and Development

Hurix Digital

A lot of enterprises have already incorporated AI in their learning strategy. We will now explore the role of AI in learning and development. Identifying Knowledge Gaps. Most enterprise learning strategies depend on holistic teaching.

Creating Custom Learning Programs for Online Learners

Hurix Digital

The basic concept and idea of ‘wisdom’, as we know it, has altered with time. At present, wisdom is considered to be the ability to perceive and learn. . And do you know what has facilitated this unique form of learning? . Form Personalized Learning Pathways.

How to revamp your sales training and close more business

Docebo

In short, your sales team has to always be learning to “always be closing” Making sure your sales team is coming to the table prepared and knowledgeable isn’t just a nice to have anymore. So, how do you do this, you ask? User-generated learning content.

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Part 4 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Learning Modes

Overnite Software

As our six-part series develops, we’re examining another valuable key feature to look for in an LMS — learning modes. Now, it’s time to decide how you want your learners to go about doing the learning. Scores are not recorded; thus, the pressure is off while the learning is on.

How Adaptive Learning Will Give a Personalised Experience In eLearning

Wizcabin

On the other hand, adaptive learning can also perform everything that personalized learning does, but in a different approach. But how does adaptive learning give personalized experience in eLearning? Theories That Power The Personalization Behind Adaptive Learning.

Your LMS criteria can make or break your buying process – here’s how to win

Docebo

Finding a learning management system (LMS) requires a lot of brainstorming and prioritizing to nail down your final system requirements. Everyone dresses differently based on what they plan on doing for the day (we won’t tell anyone what you’re wearing while working from home).

How To Identify Employees Training Needs And Improve Effectiveness of Training Programs

WalkMe Training Station

Do you know what they are? You probably know this already if your training budget has been cut. And yet, we all know how valuable employees training is to morale, productivity, and performance. Remember: the work you do is integral to the success of your organization. They are: Account for all different learning styles and personalities. Tie your learning objectives to business strategy. Be flexible and let employees learn at their own pace.

Best Practices To Save Training Costs Using Blended Learning

Wizcabin

Blended learning provides learners with the opportunity to take self-paced learning, including e-learning and microlearning. Benefits Of Blended Learning. A well-planned blended learning strategy can help to deliver efficient training to a broad audience.

What is an LMS, and how can it help your business?

Overnite Software

SUV, DBA, BRB, IRS… In a culture that is teeming with abbreviations and acronyms for just about everything, “LMS” is one acronym every business should make a point to learn and become comfortable with. An LMS, or Learning Management System, is a vital tool for educating and training employees that does exactly what most of those handy abbreviations do – it makes things easier and more efficient for you. LMS crosses generational learning styles.

What is an LMS, and how can it help your business?

Overnite Software

SUV, DBA, BRB, IRS… In a culture that is teeming with abbreviations and acronyms for just about everything, “LMS” is one acronym every business should make a point to learn and become comfortable with. An LMS, or Learning Management System, is a vital tool for educating and training employees that does exactly what most of those handy abbreviations do – it makes things easier and more efficient for you. LMS crosses generational learning styles.

How to Develop a Sustainable Remote Onboarding Program for Your Virtual Teams

Obsidian Learning

Read on to learn how to rapidly convert or create a virtual onboarding program that ticks all the boxes. If creating a brand-new virtual onboarding program , this step is also valid, but should be applied to the rough mass of content rather than existing learning resources.

Here Are 10 Ways Teachers Can Benefit From Online Quiz Maker

ProProfs

The advent of Learning Management Software (LMS) has brought in a drastic change in teaching and learning trends. Teachers and instructors these days are relying more on e-learning & smart-teaching methods. It is an Important aspect of e-learning which gives an edge to the traditional learning models. This helps the teachers in identifying the gaps in knowledge, while the participants can reflect on sections that they have to improve themselves in.

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Cybersecurity training lags, while hackers capitalize on COVID-19

TalentLMS

How much do employees actually know about cybersecurity? Let’s face it — learning about cybersecurity probably isn’t a top priority for the average employee, especially if they’ve never been the victim of an attack (that they know of). So how can companies do better?

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4 Ways to Boost Learning in the Workplace

Your Training Edge

If you were to look around your organization today, how would you describe your learning culture? If you fall somewhere in between, what steps are you taking to improve your learning culture? Align Business Goals with Learning Objectives. Brand Your Learning & Development.

How to Choose an Effective Employee Training Program

Unboxed

A whopping 70 percent of employees don’t feel like they’ve mastered the skills they need to do their jobs well. Of course, you do! It’s time to implement effective learning and development programs’ best practices and invest in top training programs for employees.