7 Tips To Create a Killer Onboarding Training Programs

Your Training Edge

But according to research done by a consulting firm BCG, companies with a structured onboarding training program in place have the opportunity to double their profit margins and revenue growth. with a good onboarding training program.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 06, 2007 eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems The eLearning Guild hosted a webinar this afternoon featuring the winners of The eLearning DemoFest which took place at the DevLearn Conference & Expo on November 7, 2007. Publicly available training program.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Back to Work

Learning Visions

Citrus colored walls, big windows that let the sun pour in. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, August 04, 2008 Back to Work Monday was my first day back to work after almost three months. I put in a nice five hour effort, appearing on site at our new office space. Not too bad. What have I been doing all that time? Enjoying the best summer vacation/maternity leave of my life.

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Free Screen Capture Program. beyond Print Screen

Take an e-Learning Break

Just started using Jing , a free online screen capture program. This program hangs around as a "sun" image at the top of your screen. It's not as full-featured as Snagit but it is simple, easy to use and does the job.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Central

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 06, 2007 Instructional Design Central Travis Jordan, a recent graduate from Utah States Instructional Technology program, has created Instructional Design Central , a collaborative website for professionals in the fields of instructional design, and E-Learning, and performance improvement. Id suggest including information on which degree programs offer a distance learning option.

Video Games for Corporate Hiring, Training and Advancement

Kapp Notes

Helfrich who tweets as @studentlifeguru for this interesting article about Sun Microsystems, (a wholly owned subsidiary of Oracle) who teamed up with vendor Enspire Learning to develop two online video games as part of its new hire integration process. Thanks to Scott M.

Innovation In Induction Training: A Case Study


Induction programs are an integral part of the corporate world. G-Cube created an innovative technology-aided training program for them which aimed at reaching out to learners in an interactive manner.

State of the Studio – June 2019 Update


Here comes the sun, ummm … I think? Finally, the forecast shows some sun and warmer therms, and, well, I’m more than ready to do the spring–or, OK, summer–thing! This program is going to rock your world, I promise. Guess what program made that a kid-pleasin’ activity?…

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Time Is Money

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

At the end of the last century, Sun Microsystems was a high-flier in the workstation business. Sun was bringing 120 new salespeople a month to a one-week immersion course in Santa Clara. The new hires went through briefings on equipment, applications, competition, Sun, and more.

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eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #9

Upside Learning

Color Picker by Korean designer Jin-sun Park is a concept pen that can scan colors from anything around and instantly use the color for drawing. Central to this effort has been the launch of a new User Experience program and resources for designers. HipLogic.

Localization & Training: The Logistics of On-Site Interpretation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Sun Tzu is credited with saying "The line between disorder and order lies in logistics." Preparing in advance for these important details will help ensure the success of your training program with a multi-lingual audience. by Jen Weaver. " As professional trainers, you know this truth all too well.

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How to Build Effective Mentoring Relationships


If your company has a mentoring program in place there will be guidelines to help you, but if not, you’ll need to set out some guidelines to get started. A study by Sun Microsystem in 2006 found that mentors were 20% more likely to get a raise than non-mentors.

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

After years of educating people about xAPI (aka Experience Application Programming Interface ), I find that it is still one of the least-understood concepts in the digital learning world. 4) Allow content to use programming languages other than JavaScript.


Getting Ready for the Next Disruptions in Training and Education


A radical idea (Earth revolves around the Sun). In 2016, a Georgia Tech professor programmed an AI teaching assistant to answer student questions, remind them when assignments were due, and grade their papers. Google the term “disruption” and you will find many results.

Skills Lifecycle Part 4: Strawberry Skills Forever


Traditionally, L&D programs took cues from the school systems and created classroom courses. Here Comes the Sun. You’ve heard of The Beatles, right? The first iconic boy band from Liverpool who crafted lyrics, legacy, and legend in the 1960s. But they didn’t get there overnight.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Instructional and Performance Strategies for Sales eLearning Learning Theory 101 for Sales and Marketing Professionals (Part 1) - Business Casual , October 13, 2008 When consulting with sales and marketing professionals who work for companies that create training products and programs, I try not to be a "training purist" when discussion goes to "positioning" their product for the market. I was asked about approaches for eLearning for Sales People.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 16, 2018

Mike Taylor

My son is making his last trip around the sun before entering his teens and I’m turning….well, As Bianca Baumann ( @BiancaBaumann ) and I have been saying for a while now, marketing can live right alongside your learning programs.

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Developer Diaries: Using a Drawing Tablet Instead of a Mouse

eLearning Brothers

The obvious program for a tablet is Photoshop. Recently, when I needed to add two shadows for chairs to match the light for a background (the sun was coming through window), a tablet made it so much easier to draw the shadow. I can even do this on a per program basis.

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Why Self-Paced Learning is Key to Successful L&D


That was when employees would work for 12 to 16 hours a day, under dangerous and dirty working conditions, with the sun as the only source of light. A recent survey by PwC revealed that 35% of millennials believe that excellent training and development programs are an important feature of their ideal organization. The fact that a learning program is self-paced does not mean that it is also self-guided. The fourth industrial revolution is very different from the first.

Team Learning Up With Talent

CLO Magazine

Or this partnership will help engage high performers through career development programs and ensure they stick around to become the next generation of leaders. A strong learning program is an important part of that story.”.

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Experiencing a Realistic Simulation at Training2014

Kapp Notes

Yes we do talk about geeky training stuff as well as everything else under the sun. The testimonials from attendees of the program are all positive and point to how realistic and chaotic the actual training is.

3 Strategies to Engage Students in Online Learning

TechSmith Camtasia

Despite the popularity of online programs, online-only students tend to struggle more than those in face-to-face courses. Here are three practical, proven ways to engage students in online learning programs.

Why Training has a Bad Name (and how we can change it)

Learning Rebels

Not that brilliant sales program you helped to design – but the bad, the boring and the “Kill me now” stuff. The sun is bright here in 2016 with exciting ways to change up the training perception.

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Bloomsburg Students and Alumni Doing Great Things

Kapp Notes

Wearing a differnt hat…every year, twice a year, the graduate program in which I teach provides a mini-conference. This year the proposal was to develop a graphic novel/game to teach students robotic programming concepts and ideas.

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6 Tips To Cut Online Training Costs With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool


They say there’s nothing new under the sun. These 6 tips can help you cut costs and increase the effectiveness of your online training program. There are multiple rapid eLearning authoring tools on the market that allow you to develop online training courses in a fraction of the time.

2013 Global Learning — Division 2

CLO Magazine

Birgitte Ellersgaard, LEO Pharma’s development manager for corporate HR, incorporated astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus’ revelation that the Sun, not the Earth, is the celestial centerpiece. Music and dance also were important training tools, yet in a move that seems like a nonglobal stance, Ellersgaard was adamant the program be delivered worldwide in English. The company opened up the program for all 10,000 employees worldwide.

Free L&D webinars for December 2019

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 2, 2019, 11:00AM – 11:30AM PT: DEMO: Personalized Development Programs: Why Learning Alone Isn’t Enough (Free for ATD members) Today’s work environment creates several learning and development challenges. Scale an onboarding program to accommodate a global workforce.

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6 Killer Examples Of Gamification In eLearning

Adobe Captivate

It has found its place under the sun for serious learning (that is, meeting specified learning outcomes). In this article, I will share 6 examples that will illustrate how gamification (full or partial) can be applied to your key training needs in: Induction programs.

Bill Nye the Science Guy: Opening Keynote at #LSCON

Learning Visions

If you look at a shadow outside in the sun, there's a blue-ish tint. There are other sources of light than the sun. He shows the Canadian 5 dollar bill -- with an astronaut - the space program is important to them.

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Sparks: Meet the Data-Driven Automation App for Learning Locker®

HT2 Labs

You could also daisy-chain your content together so that the completion of one aspect of a development program can enrol them on/nudge them towards another. I play my music in the sun. As the Steve Miller Band said: I’m a picker. I’m a grinner. I’m a lover. And I’m a sinner. For me, I have experience as a: Senior Non-Commissioned Officer i/c of a Training Wing. L&D Adviser. Learning Technologist. Learning Technologies Manager. L&D Manager.

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5 warrior strategies for modern CEOs

Playware Studios

” – The Art if War by Sun Tzu. Sun Tzu’s ‘The Art of War’ is perhaps the most acclaimed and respected work of military strategy. Sun Tzu’s tip for CEOs: Well-planned specific scenario based practice ensures success . He has taught game design in various college programs at NTU, SIM, NUS and IAL in Singapore and is the author and proponent of the Case Method 2.0

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The Role of Training and NASAs Cassini Spacecraft

Training Industry

While the reporting about the mission focused largely on this thing, roughly the size of a small school bus, and the amount of science it accomplished nearly a billion miles from the sun, it’s easy to overlook the small army of people sprinkled across the globe who were responsible for it. The ability to deal with ambiguity, a competency often found in leadership development programs, cannot be emphasized enough when discussing the success of the Cassini mission.

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Big Cat Trail--The Charm of Corbett

ID Reflections

This exposed the underlying beds of multi-colored stones weathered and smoothened by the years of rain, sun and shine. The sun's rays falling on these made them glisten like semi-precious jewels, of intriguing shapes and sizes.I

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Perchance to Dream – How sleep affects learning, memory and brain health


Wake up with the sun. Your brain is programmed to wake up gradually, as the sun rises. If your work schedule doesn’t make this practical, consider getting a special light to simulate the right wavelengths, programmed to wake you up with simulated sunrise during the winter months.

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Details of the Adobe Captivate (2019) Specialist Certification experience: The Summit – Part 3 of 3 in a series

Adobe Captivate

With the creative team that Adobe has in their ranks, perhaps these possibilities are already in the works and I feel excited about what might be on the horizon for their certification program. There were smiles all around as the sun set and the palm trees became silhouettes.