TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

Below are highlights featured in our September 2016 newsletter. Corporate leaders would do well to remember this when designing employee training programs. Did you Know? How to Bridge the Generation Gap. Newsletters

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

Below are highlights featured in our September 2016 newsletter. Corporate leaders would do well to remember this when designing employee training programs. Did you Know? How to Bridge the Generation Gap. Newsletters

How to Build and Execute an Effective Coaching Program

KnowledgeAnywhere

Adding coaching into your current training and development program can have many benefits. How to build an effective coaching program. Let’s dive into why coaching is such a powerful accompaniment to training and how to build and execute an effective coaching program.

7 Simple Steps to Implement your New Training Program

Paradiso

People from the e-learning fraternity often ask me– “Sach, we know we need solid training programs, but how do we get started?” ” Here is my answer — 7 Simple Steps to Implement your New Training Program. Want to know more?

Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

WBT Systems

But even when people have access to the web, another type of digital divide may present a challenge to associations with online learning programs—a digital readiness gap. If the target market for your educational programs is on the wrong side of this gap, you need to know and you need a plan for bridging the gap. Who’s participated in F2F programs but not in online programs? Who’s opened your email newsletter and clicked on links to content?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools

Learning Visions

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools If you dont already subscribe to Kineos occasional newsletter , please do. Not only are they really smart guys, but theyre also funny -- AND they like to share what they know with the rest us -- for the greater good of the e-Learning community. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

How to Design Programs Around Outcomes, Unlock Flipped Classrooms, and More with Course Launcher Ellen Martin

LifterLMS

How to design programs around outcomes, unlock flipped classrooms, and more with course launcher Ellen Martin in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of the LifterLMS team. It is rare to find someone who can do all five of the jobs above. Do you need some help?

What to Do If Your Association’s Online Course Failed

WBT Systems

After you and your colleagues put so much effort into it, how do you explain to your boss and committee chair why your online course failed? The first thing to do is to realize that, as cliché as it sounds, failure is a learning opportunity. Are they in the position to know what the market needs? But do people know they need these skills? Is there a gap between what skills employers need and what people think they need ? What web pages do they visit?

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: 31 Days: Days 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21

Learning Visions

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.

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

Learning Visions

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. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. For me, instructional design is about designing "engaging and effective" asynchronous learning experiences (web-based training programs). Ive always had the good fortune to have a team of graphic designers and programmers who do that heavy lifting. Oh and I saw your post about telling other moms what you do. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

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." But perhaps we can do some of the key things (e.g., create a virtual recreation of their museum) theyd like to do using other tools like Flash. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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

Learning Visions

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. Ive sort of done that already today, but I think Ill do it again. Ive got too much of my real work to do to be that organized.

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

Learning Visions

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 found a number of blogs that had linked to mine without my ever knowing! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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

Learning Visions

Obviously, thats not my focus so I took Micheles advice and tried to do something from Darens Get Your Blogging Groove Back series. I know, from having looked at my stats at the time and the comments that came in, that these posts seemed to generate some interest. What do you think?

L&D in 2015: Too Much Content, Too Little Time

Bottom-Line Performance

The real trend in learning and development, or in any business function where training is needed, is how the central challenges and pain points do not change much year after year. Do any of these challenges sound familiar? Is your training helping them do that?

How L&D Can Deliver Real Strategic Impact to the Organization

Enyota Learning

Learning and development departments that will drive strategic impact can do so by creating learning strategies that are contextual, specific, and timely. They can encourage the use of different communication modes including IMs, Newsletters, and forums.

Learning at Large Ep1: Building a learning culture for 45,000 salespeople

Elucidat

I’ve known Paul for a number of years, but I got a lot from our chat together—and hope you do too. Paul and his team support over 45,000 salespeople with personal learning programs, adopting a strong design approach and a focus on tangible learning outcomes.

Learning at Large Ep3: Digital first learning strategies, at scale

Elucidat

Sam has led large scale digital learning programs at Barclays, Tesco, and Hitatchi Rail, reaching audiences of up to half a million people. We could put a financial value on the amount of time you spent doing compliance learning versus how many customers we were able to serve.

The Path to a Diverse, Vibrant Tech Community

General Assembly

In 2017, General Assembly expanded social impact programs to break down barriers for underrepresented groups to pursue careers in tech. But there’s still much more work to do. To date, 500 students have participated in Immersive programs at GA at no cost to them.

Helping Consultants, Experts, and Coaches Smash Through Personal and Professional Plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn

LifterLMS

An effective strategy Chris shares for taking down those roadblocks is to embrace that you don’t know everything and may not even be asking the right questions. Subscribe to our newsletter for updates, developments, and future episodes of LMScast. What we know that we know is easy.

Learning at Large Ep4: Decentralizing L&D to support a successful learning culture

Elucidat

We talked about how to demonstrate business value early on to control groups, identifying the right business problems to solve, knowing when to push back the role of a learning team, and how to decentralize learning and development to support a more scalable learning culture.

Teacher Appreciation Week – A Conversation with Chris Badgett on the World of Online and Offline Education Honoring Teachers

LifterLMS

Being involved with the NOLS organization, Chris had the opportunity to fly to the middle of nowhere in Canada and participated in an outdoor leadership program in the middle of the woods. This program further solidified Chris’s love of the outdoors. Chris Badgett: I do.

Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator Helps You Integrate your WordPress LMS with the Most Important Apps For Your Personalized Learning Paths and Course Designs

LifterLMS

As course creators, we tend to think of students as one body of users going through your course material, but individual students do interact with your content in different ways. Subscribe to our newsletter for updates, developments, and future episodes of LMScast. What does it do?

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

Because this is what we wanted to do for you when we thought about creating this list of the best 75 online courses for freelancers. Before we begin, though, bookmark this page, because you never know when you might need one of the courses on this list. Learn how you can do it.

Why Cybersecurity is an Every-Employee Initiative

Avilar

Find out what’s happening now with cybersecurity, what all of your employees need to know and how you can create a cyber-smart culture. What Your Employees (and Leaders) Need to Know. Be sure cybersecurity competencies are appropriately included in every employee skills gap assessment.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

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’. How do you think existing learning models need to evolve to support these workplace learning preferences?

Why should you invest in eLearning?

TalentLMS

Also, training can be deployed as soon as a gap in performance is detected. Access to the required information There is a difference between “good to know” and “need to know” information. Improve Employee Productivity Now how exactly does eLearning do that?

Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

Create an online career center that features professional development programs and other career resources for young professionals. Industry trends job-seekers must know. A targeted newsletter and streaming video series helps them build rapport with prospects. Skills gap assessments—along with continuing education recommendations to fill in gaps. Use the career center to funnel millennials into your online learning programs.

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Increase Member Engagement with an Online Learning Challenge

WBT Systems

The participants are all in it together, holding each other accountable for showing up and doing the work each day. The Good Partnership runs Operation Major Gifts , a 5-day challenge to help small nonprofits launch a major gifts program. And, they’ll get a chance to become familiar with your association’s online educational programs and LMS. What can participants expect to do after completing the challenge? Feature related content and programs on the user dashboard.

The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

WBT Systems

7% of them aren’t sure if they have one—if you don’t know, you probably don’t—so let’s make that 77% without a strategy. Most likely the cream of the crop—professional development (PD) staff who knew about the survey because they read the Tagoras blog and/or newsletter—professionals who are themselves lifelong learners. If you have an e-learning strategy , you’re more likely to see a net increase in revenue from e-learning programs. What do you know about your competition?

Visual Design Tips from the eLearning Coach

eLearningArt

Connie runs a fabulous eLearning website and newsletter , and is the author of Visual Design Solutions , the highly rated and reviewed book on visual design for eLearning professionals. For the next few days, I’ll be doing a giveaway of 5 copies of Visual Design Solutions.

How to Build High Impact Courses that Get Lasting Results with Instructional Designer Julie Dirksen

LifterLMS

Chris and Julie discuss the various gaps in student’s learning, and how online course creators can optimize their programs to help their students succeed. Chris and Julie talk about the various learning gaps that are holding students back. What kinds of genres do you think about?

Customer Training – Best Practices

eLearning 24-7

I personally, am not a fan of the “customer education” Customer training is a more apropos term because you are doing exactly that – training them on how to use your product, your service, even utilize your membership benefits, which for many professional and trade associations involves training. . On the free based version, I built programs that sustained and grew usage for our LMS and our courses we provided. You do not want to be pushy. Do not do this.