How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? “Skills Gap” Solutions.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? “Skills Gap” Solutions.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Why Smart Companies Build Employee Training Programs

LearnUpon

Building employee training programs that plan from A to Z what your organization should be doing, that’s what. But if you’re about to jump into your first employee training plan or you want to elevate your current training, how do you get started?

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? Skills Gap” Solutions. Associations can lead the way and solve the skills gap.

How to do Online Training for Government the Right Way

Avilar

We know that the U.S. Human resource leaders are revamping outdated recruitment methods and building educational partnerships to fill a pipeline of younger workers who can fill skills gaps. There’s a lot you can do online that’s specific to your agency or team. You know this.

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?

How to do customer service training

Ed App

Knowing how to do customer service training is an important thing for any organization wishing to attract new customers and retain their old ones. Below are ways on how you can conduct an effective customer care training program. What do you wish your customer support team to learn? Begin by listing everything your team should know. Structure the training program in a manner that it covers what you deem important for that session/period.

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.

Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?

Rapid eLearning

However, I do appreciate what it takes to get a degree in instructional design and know that what’s learned is valuable and can only enhance a person’s base of knowledge. Because of this, I usually tell people “No, they don’t,” and “Yes, they do.”. Do new things.

The Corporate Learner’s Holiday Wish List: 3 Things People Want from Training Programs

Mindflash

If you know what your learners really want from the training, you stand a much better chance of delivering on expectations. Excellent training programs help companies to attract and retain employees, but if employees want to leave, the issue is typically bigger than training.).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe As you may know, I struggle with describing what I do. My personal elevator speech when people ask me what I do for a living. "I teach people to do stuff using 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.

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.

The Importance of Training Employees for your Business

Kitaboo

Training gives you an opportunity to monitor existing strengths and weaknesses: A good training program begins and ends with a review of a learner’s skills. Reviews allow you to take a close look at what your employees do well, and where they can improve. You are then in a position to structure or choose a training program that fills any gaps in their skills and knowledge. WANT TO KNOW HOW KITABOO WORKS?

Building a Content Monetization Portal? Do These 5 Things to Create Content People Want To Buy

All Roads

When it comes to selling content online, which do you think is more important: High quantity of content, churned out rapidly? The way the map is organized can help you determine your highest-priority content, and gives you a visualization of where each piece of content fits into the big picture; preventing overlaps, repetition and gaps. Likewise, nobody wants to sign up for a Content Monetization Portal that doesn’t have all the need-to-know info.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Meeting Face to Face

Learning Visions

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 Meeting Face to Face Yesterday I had the pleasure of working on-site with a client for the day. Its nice to know who youre really talking to. ha Do we undervalue non-verbal communication? This is not something I do consciously, I realize).

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life and Gaming Poll Results

Learning Visions

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Second Life and Gaming Poll Results I dont claim to be a researcher, nor can I claim that the results of polls conducted on this site are in the least bit statistically significant. What do you think? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: As many people know, I live on a farm, so conservation and natural resources are a big part of my life. But I didn’t know about land trusts until I met you four years ago, Mary. How do you do that? What other types of interests do you serve?

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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: Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Update

Learning Visions

Thursday, January 03, 2008 Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Update Over 50 instructional designers have now responded to the survey: Do You Have a Degree in ID? He goes on to say that current ISD programs are more like history programs. Do you agree with Brent?

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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. So the answer is to periodically check your site to make sure that all your links are still valid and active.

How to Partner With the C-Suite for L&D Success

Absorb LMS

Do you know how your L&D program maps to your organization’s strategic goals? The CFO knows the personnel risks that lose the business money, but L&D can work with the CFO on a learning agenda that reduces the most costly risks. Internally, sales and customer success training programs can help the CXO boost customer rentention and NPS. From there, on- or off-site employee trainings can stay ahead of skills gaps.

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Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

Fortunately, they have technology on their side, and they know how to use it. Here are 7 tips and tricks for creating microlearning materials for your bite-sized eLearning program: 1. If needed, they can simply access the eLearning activity again in order to fill in the gaps.

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?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

A basic premise of the book is that gamers are on their way into the workplace and will be changing how we do business. I think there may be a difference in whether girls identify themselves as gamers or not, even if they do play games. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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. If you have any questions about Automator feel free to reach out to them through their site as well.

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

G-Cube

Companies are increasingly using VR-based solutions to deliver impactful training programs that boost employee productivity and engagement. Virtual reality is termed as an interactive 3D program in a multimedia environment that delivers an immersion effect for the viewers.

Learningtogo Podcasts Now on iTunes!

Learningtogo

If you’ve been a subscriber for a while, you know that I’ve been honored to feature many brilliant people on my little show. Starting immediately, you can access the entire archive and all future programs right on our site, as always, or directly via iTunes.

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From Hourly to Anywhere

CLO Magazine

Tuition reimbursement programs are nothing new. “Most tuition assistance programs target white collar workers and junior managers in pursuit of MBAs,” said Juan Garcia, director of associate career development and head of Amazon’s Career Choice program.

Want to empower your workforce? Meet Skillsbot

Saffron Interactive

You may have got fed up with the chatbots on your favourite retail sites. How can we do this without adding stresses to your workforce, or costing the earth and how can it be measurable. But then we thought we could do better than that.

VR Training vs Face to Face Training

CHRP-INDIA

With its ability to bridge the gap between the physical and the digital world, VR is enabling virtual training and reducing the need for physical training. The cost of procuring a VR headset and program is very minimal compared to the overhead costs involved in training.

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The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content

Gyrus

There are devoted websites that provide free E-Learnings and there is even a virtual Galaxy full of compliance offerings and operational tutorials on video hosting sites such as YouTube. When evaluating your learning program, are you making the most of what is available to you?

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Employee Training not giving results? Here is why!

Enyota Learning

A report from the Association for Talent Development (ATD) shows that organizations that offer comprehensive training programs achieve a 218% higher income per employee than companies that don’t. Of course, there is also a growing skills gap that can only be bridged with good training.

Why Should Employees Pick Your Company?

CLO Magazine

Employees can access a site listing every single position within the company at the vice president level and below, and anyone within the company can apply. The site also includes advice on how to create a network, do interviews and prepare for the future. “It