Two Global Brand Digital Retail Transformation Case Studies: Lessons & Challenges


You’ll learn the real-world details of how we did it and the key insights and lessons that any retail brand should heed: The legacy retail training and communication problems these two brands were dealing with (and many others still are). Understanding the Lessons That Emerge.

Lessonly vs. Saleshood vs. Bigtincan Learning vs. Brainshark—Which Is the Best Sales Coaching Tool for You?


Share thoughts about Lessonly. What is Lessonly? Lessonly is a learning management system (LMS) that allows companies to create their lesson plans and content to share with learners. The primary appeal of Lessonly is that it is designed with simplicity in mind. .


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Lessons for learning teams: what the pandemic has taught us

CLO Magazine

Breakout groups and polled activities are common features in a well-designed live virtual session, but don’t limit participants’ voices to preordained answers — use that connected time to get social. The “new normal” is something we’ve all had to get used to as a result of the global pandemic.

Lessons to be learnt

Learning with 'e's

The group had been tasked to consider strategies about how they might embed a new technology into their primary school lessons. Yet there are some great lessons to be learnt from history if we know where to look. In a 2013 poll it was voted the worst innovation disaster in modern history. I was asked a very thoughtful question by one of my first year education students earlier today.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite


Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! Post a link to your slides along with a quick poll and take a vote. It’s easy to get stuck in a design rut whenever there’s too much to do and not enough time to do it. Re-using and re-purposing design elements that have served you well in the past is one great way to enhance your efficiency, but over time, it can lead to a course library that lacks visual identity or personality.

Video lessons

Jay Cross

After polling friends and reading reviews, I bought myself a Canon HF 10 video cam last month. You will be able to tell that my tutor hasn’t gotten to the lesson on editing yet.) It’s always darkest before the dawn. Carlota Perez pegs what we’re going through economically. Irving Wladawsky-Berger summarizes: Over the past couple of centuries years, we have had a technology revolution every 40 - 60 years, starting with the Industrial Revolution in 1771.

Taking risks

Learning with 'e's

This was mentioned recently by a headteacher of a school in England, who argued that schools are too risk averse today, and we need to inject some excitement back into lessons. Ask them when the fun times happened, and most of them will recollect them occurring outside of formal lesson time. Secondly, make lessons fun. Varying the pace and offer of a lesson also works, as Sonia Guilana , a teacher in Spain notes. She introduces surprise elements, polling and games.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All Work And No Learning.

Learning Visions

No conscious time to stop and smell the roses; to reflect on whats been going on and why; to incorporate any lessons learned. Theres barely any time to even think if Ive learned any lessons. Heres some of what Ive been trying lately, in an effort not to let some important lessons slip by -- in an effort to keep the passion and NOT enter burnout land: Take notes. Lessons learned meetings (do people still do this? Instructional Designers Poll: Market Sector and A.

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10 Ways to Measure the Success of Your Online Course


If your learners are struggling with a quiz, you may need to go back to the lesson and see if you’ve covered the material thoroughly enough. How long does it take a learner to complete a lesson? Exit surveys or satisfaction polls.

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Is virtual led instructor training a necessity now?

Creativ Technologies

This is how the training companies have been imparting lessons now. This can be through allowing them to participate in a poll. The instructors can download the poll report to check how many participants have answered correctly. You can gather this information through polls.

How To Use Proven Virtual Learning Activities To Boost Your Training

Spark Your Interest

Use them and watch your lesson ratings start to soar. . How-to lessons. Polls. Polls are a very effective and interactive virtual learning activity to use. Tips for using polls in your virtual learning.

How to Keep Employees Awake for Your eLearning Lesson

3Play Media

Shorter videos also allow you to organize your lessons in digestible chunks that employees can complete piecemeal throughout their workday or even on their commute. If your eLearning materials are all digital multimedia, the next best solution is to offer downloadable transcripts of the lessons. Investigate software solutions that let you add interactive elements to a video , such as polls or mini quizzes that pop up throughout.

How to Keep Employees Awake for Your eLearning Lesson

3Play Media

Shorter videos also allow you to organize your lessons in digestible chunks that employees can complete piecemeal throughout their workday or even on their commute. If your eLearning materials are all digital multimedia, the next best solution is to offer downloadable transcripts of the lessons. Investigate software solutions that let you add interactive elements to a video , such as polls or mini quizzes that pop up throughout.

5 Steps to a Successful Blended Learning Strategy

Learning Rebels

Where will discussions, feedback and lessons be hosted? Be creative to encourage engagement and ensure chosen modalities help move learning lessons forward. Participants get bored and do the minimum required without connecting with the lessons with outcomes.

Resources from ATD Presentation in Wisconsin

Kapp Notes

Polling Software. Poll EveryWhere. Talking about Life Lessons from Video Games. Here are the resources from my presentation. Opening Slides. Short Explanation of Gamification. Pinterest Page on Gamification Happenings. Gamification Happenings. Facebook Page on Gamification of Learning and Instruction. Facebook Gamification Page. Articles. Here is some information on thinking like a game designer. Improve Training: Thinking Like a Game Designer.

Virtual Training: What Did We Learn During the Pandemic


52% of the American workforce are considering a job change this year (Harris Poll, Fast Company). Within his time speaking, Glen reflected on initial company concerns, mistakes and lessons learned, and practices that CareCredit will continue to stick with, long after Covid-19 is behind us

Social Learning Demonstration: How to Be a Backup Singer

Dashe & Thomson

You will then have an opportunity to evaluate your learning based on the video lesson. Here goes: Lesson Version A – How to Be a Pop Backup Singer. End of Lesson Version A. View This Poll. Watch this powerful social learning video: Lesson Version B – How to Be a Pop Backup Singer. End of Lesson Version B. View This Poll. We talk a lot about social learning on this site. And we link to lots of others who talk – and talk, and talk.

How to Combat the “Hey Look! A Squirrel!” Syndrome

Jigsaw Interactive

If creating fascinating lesson plans and delivering them to a highly engaged group of kids was what teaching was really like, teaching would be a whole lot easier than it actually is.

Gamification Webinar Resources

Kapp Notes

Polling Software. Poll EveryWhere. To learn more about gamification and games for learning: Here is a video talking about some powerful life lessons that can be gained from video games. Here are resources from a webinar about gamification I recently conducted for an international consultancy. Gamification and Game-Thinking from Karl Kapp. Defining Gamification. Articles and Blog Entries of Interest. Gamification is about Design, Not Technology.

How to be prepared for online teaching and how to overcome potential difficulties - Technology meets Education

Some of the most common technical difficulties that a teacher may encounter in synchronous learning are the following: Before the lesson: Microphone failure. In case you spot voice problems try to solve them before starting the lesson by providing help where needed.

How Online Training can Lead your Sales Team to Success


– Carry out surveys or poll. These polls will help you realize the strengths and weaknesses of elearning. In this method, all the lessons and quizzes will be based on the previous lesson. This method will allow desired arrangement, addition and discarding of any lesson to fit the learner’s specific need. I was of the opinion that a good salesperson is the one who is a smooth talker and quick to answer questions even before you have them.

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How Does CourseArc Make Your LMS Even Better?


While the lessons we share will be framed in the context of Moodle, our underlying principles can be applied to any LMS. Some highlights include: Engaging and Interactive Content: By making it easy to create interactive modules that include rich media like audio and video, and interactivity like student polls and drag and drops, course creators have a wide array of options to excite and engage their students. Sample Lesson on World War I from a Modern World History Course.

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How Flipped Classrooms Work


The lessons of that course contain videos and documents for the students to review outside of normal class hours (as homework). It’s important to note that not all lessons need to be presented in this manner. Afterwards you can poll the students on their reaction to this method and expand from there as needed to other subjects.

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve


Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time? For content creators, this means you can help your learners retain your lessons through the following reinforcement tactics. when they’re first introduced, and then include them in subsequent lessons or chapters as a means of reinforcement. Introduce your students to the basics of a new concept first, and then build on it in subsequent lessons to show how the basics lead to advanced applications.

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How Long is too Short? Determining the Ideal Duration for Bite-Sized Learning

Origin Learning

Research shows that these micro lessons add value and help reinforce learning better than the longer courses. The good folks at ATD ran a poll to figure out the ideal duration for microlearning and found some interesting answers. ATD Research polled 228 respondents working in various organizations that deployed microlearning to figure out the effective length of a microlearning activity. Ever since Grovo Inc.

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9 Planning Steps for Your Virtual Learning Program

Learning Rebels

If you are planning to move to a virtual learning environment, then you’ll want to guarantee the participants are engaged in the session, learning from the facilitator and most importantly, retaining lessons. Begin with the End in Mind!

How to Create a Data-Driven Learning Strategy


With little-to-no face-to-face contact with learners, it can be difficult to know if your lessons are sinking in or doing any good. Run an automated email poll when learners complete a course or after a period of non-engagement. Run a regular poll and put a feedback section on your website. Look for metrics tools in your LMS and ask your learners directly via an automated email poll.

Resources from Training Magazine Network Webinar

Kapp Notes

Polling Software. Poll EveryWhere. Talking about Life Lessons from Video Games. In this webinar, for Training Magazine Network , I discussed how Gamification should be thought of as a design sensibility and not merely a digital tool. We talked about how gamification and game-thinking is more of a thought process and a methodology to engage and motivate learners.

Less PPT Only; More Cool Interactive Tools Within Lectures

Bottom-Line Performance

Some examples: Poll Everywhere is a web application that lets you embed polls into PPTs that people can respond to using their mobile phone. NearPod is an iPad app that allows classroom teachers in K-16 and trainers in the corporate world to leverage the iPad during a live lesson or presentation. This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities.

5 Benefits of Micro Courses


You can poll learners about what would be most helpful to them in terms of a new course, and have that material ready to use in a matter of days—if not hours. In LearnDash, it is easy to access old lessons and learning materials and drag and drop those lessons into your new course.

Adobe Captivate: Adding Videos to eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

It's a clean process with one major drawback: when you publish an eLearning lesson containing video, the resulting output could be quite large. And large lessons take longer to open and view over the Internet than smaller lessons that don't contain video. I've created a quick poll that asks how you're using video in eLearning and, just as important, where you're storing the videos. You can take the poll  here.

How to teach online? Useful and easy tips to follow - Technology meets Education

Their flawless operation should be checked before the lesson begins so that the teacher may prevent potential malfunctions during their usage. During the lesson, be prepared for problems that users are going to face.

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Start Team Corporate Learning The Right Way


Gone are the days where a single authority of knowledge reigns over lessons. We recommend starting out your lessons with a poll or questionnaire assessing everyone’s prior knowledge of the subject. For instance, if you’re conducting a corporate learning session on Blockchain, you might start the lesson asking the class to rate their existing knowledge. Using that insight, you’ll be able to pitch subsequent lessons according to this competence level.

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Creating a Virtual Leadership Academy: A Case Study #ASTDTK14

Learning Visions

What they liked: Convenience Focused approach Topics Ease of use The secret word Length (3 focused topics in a short amount of time) What they didn’t like: Technical issues More interaction Diverse topics Some speakers Classroom vs. studio Lessons Learned Brief : 45 minutes broken into 15 minute blocks (Keep your content brief. Virtual learning event for physician leaders. These are my live blogged notes from ASTD Tech Knowledge session with Eric Heckerson.

3 Tips for Creating Successful ELearning


The objectives should be course-wide, but also should pertain to each individual lesson. Try different quiz questions, use various combinations of rewards, and poll your users often to see if they are fully understanding the objectives (and if not, where the pain-point exist so that you can clarify further if necessary). ELearning has come a long way since it first started appearing on our computer screens.

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Benefits of Mobile Devices in the Classroom


Another study found that 60% of faculty thought that students were more motivated by lessons that incorporated an iPad (compared to those who did not). For example, students can answer polls, tweet questions, and look up information during lectures. First, it is difficult for students to avoid distractions, opting to watch a funny YouTube video instead of the lesson lecture. Mobile devices today are introducing exciting new possibilities when it comes to digital learning.

10 Guidelines to Help Your Learners Find Credible Online Sources


Some credible sources are not credited to an individual author, such as many reports on polling data from the Pew Research Center, statements published by an organization, or more general resources from an educational institution. Assigning your learners a research project for your course?

Creating Online Training Courses on Open edX


Some examples of XBlocks that we like include: Polls and surveys Embedding Google Docs Peer instruction Leaderboards PDF displays Drag-and-drop exercises. XBlocks can either represent individual problems, such as the examples listed above, or larger structures such as lessons and courses.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Mobile Training


Looking at analytics gives you insight into the microscopic - who is using your mobile training on a group and individual level, what peoples’ engagement patterns are, what the completion rates for a lesson are and where people are struggling.

New Video Course Progression Feature!


In early May of this year we administered a “content mix” poll to see what kind of content you had in your courses. The settings you see above become visible when you select the Enable Video Progression option on a Lesson or Topic. When the lesson is published the video will display at the top of your Lesson with perfect dimensions according to your theme. Don’t want it to appear at the top of the Lesson? 76.2%

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