These Assumptions about Learning and Leadership Development Might Hurt You

CLO Magazine

By email, Heide Abelli, vice president for leadership and business skills at educational technology company Skillsoft shared a few learning and leadership development myths and misperceptions the company wants to counter. Our Skillsoft research suggests this is simply not the case.

Evaluating eLearning

Web Courseworks

In fact, it’s difficult sometimes to separate the quality of the overall eLearning program from individual course efforts. And it begs the question of what the definition of “quality” even is. Defining eCourse quality. Production Quality Standards.

Webinar Catchup: GO1 Content Updates for April

GO1

To kick off the second quarter of 2018 we have added more Content Partners to our growing list of providers, each adding more high quality and valuable learning content to our platform. Partners Content Content Update courses Inspired eLearning online courses Safetrac Skillboosters Skillsoft webinarSo you can understand more about our recent content additions we ran a webinar to walk you through all of our new providers and how their […].

How to Keep Your Top Performers Challenged

GO1

They’re highly driven people and they bring these qualities to the workplace and help companies achieve successful outcomes. In the Skillsoft course “Keeping Your Top Performers Challenged” you’ll learn […]. Top performers expect a lot from themselves. Because top performers are such valuable assets, managers and leaders must keep them challenged to keep them engaged. The post How to Keep Your Top Performers Challenged appeared first on GO1 Learning.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Skillsoft (2018), ‘Storytelling in Video–based Leadership Training and Development’ 4. invest time and money in high-quality video. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect.

Training Industry Inc. lists Adobe as one of the Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS Companies

Adobe Captivate

The selected 2018 Learning Portal/LMS Top 20 Companies demonstrated excellence in many areas, including: Quality of learning portal/LMS user and administrative features. Hurrah! Adobe Captivate Prime did it again!

The NEXT Big Thing in eLearning

eLearning Alchemy

The short answer is quality. The result is a smorgasbord of low-quality eLearning. Entrepreneurs quickly saw the potential for profit and course libraries like Lynda.com , CBT Nuggets , and Skillsoft sprung up with massive content offerings. Length: 876 words.

Which LMS should an organization with 100000+ employees switch over to?

QuoDeck

Learning management systems come in all flavors and mostly you will consider selecting between Moodle, Blackboard, SkillSoft, etc. All of them can provide the feature set you are looking for, and the choice really comes down to the quality of implementation partner you find for each.

Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

mLevel

And what almost always gives is the quality of the learning. Over the last 20 years, I’ve worked closely with hundreds of Learning and Development (L&D) organizations.

Chief Learning Officer announces its 2019 Learning In Practice Award winners

CLO Magazine

They do so through a combination of qualities such as leadership, vision, business acumen and strategic alignment. Bronze: Skillsoft and SumTotal Systems. Chief Learning Officer has revealed the winners of the 2019 Learning in Practice Awards.

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4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers

leader and business manager, they feel good about the quality. Key vendors include SkillSoft, Lynda.com, and Harvard Business School Publishing. We combine 130 years of quality in learning with award-winning. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR.

Content – Change the Narrative

eLearning 24-7

The highest quality? Skillsoft is another brand name. Skillsoft’s content is a mixed bag. I’ve seen content where the person is wearing casual clothing, but the computer on the desk is outdated and people are sitting behind high quality desks. One vendor who offered it is Skillsoft, and they had one course. . It was finished. All I had to do was click publish, but then something happened. Dinner. Afterwards, I started to question the post.

Courseware LMSs – Good or bad for the industry?

eLearning 24-7

Maybe you purchased it via Open Sesame, or Skillsoft. Skillsoft – The behemoth of the courses/content space. A key factor is that Skillsoft has acquired many course providers in the past and with that have good and bad mixed together. Skillsoft I find is very flexible in this regard (as a whole). I once recall a conversation I had with Skillsoft, before they purchased SumTotal. . Y o u may be sitting right now with third party content in your LMS.

What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

eLearning 24-7

Some may be free (TED) or some MOOCs, others are fee-based (Skillsoft, Skill Pill, Harvard Business, etc.). . Then: Quality was mixed. Skillsoft too. Skillsoft has in the past done it, and get ready, there are plenty of course providers out there, who sell direct to consumer, via online, but well sell to you and have it in your LMS. Skillsoft – B2B, partnerships. There may come a time, when you need content.

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Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

The demand for MOOCs stems from an enormous appetite for branded, high-quality education among students around the world who cannot afford expensive private education. Companies such as Blackboard, CBT Systems — now Skillsoft — Saba and Docent were born. Already content companies such as Skillsoft and others are focused on video and mobile content, driven largely by the consumerization of online learning and demand for a next-generation learning experience.

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

” Their education and experience is focused on instructional design, learning theory, content quality, and training efficiency. Online content for employees can be aggregated from third-party providers such as OpenSesame, Skillsoft, Lynda, or Harvard Mentor.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Extended enterprise compliance isn’t a one-way street. It isn’t even a two-way street or a highway. Actually, it’s more like a roundabout at rush hour, with stakeholders entering the fray from every direction.

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

Both provide valuable information for assessing the learner and the video’s quality. Given the need to provide high quality, agile sales training, we’re not surprised to hear Allego is one of the fastest growing software companies on the Inc. Storytelling.

How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

Bill Tyler, digital accessibility engineer at Optum Technology, favors a role-based approach , where testing rests with the appropriate decision-making role instead of the quality assurance team (which usually enters at the end of the development process).

So, We Talked to a Vendor About Learning Technology…

CLO Magazine

Personalization is the key to making a solution an essential part of people’s day, and removing that burden from learning leaders without sacrificing program quality or employee engagement.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Here’s the series: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products , Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning , and Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality. 6) iPad (5) SkillSoft (2) Social Learning (15) Virtual Classroom (5) ASTD (8) eLearningGuild (2) And here were my top posts based on social signals.

How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

Bill Tyler, digital accessibility engineer at Optum Technology, favors a role-based approach , where testing rests with the appropriate decision-making role instead of the quality assurance team (which usually enters at the end of the development process).

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

Those qualities mean that film will become critical in the challenge to engage the workforce as we try to tackle widening skills gaps. Pioneering Agile development techniques at Media Zoo over the last 4 years has had a huge impact on our innovation quality, and efficacy.

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Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

To support you on this journey, Skillsoft has developed a road map, The Skillsoft Compliance Maturity Model, to make sure the route to your destination is clearly defined. How does this impact the quality of our programs?

ATD17 Post Review: Rants & Raves Edition

eLearning 24-7

Skillsoft debuted a new LMS, but I would say it is a major work in progress. Before angling towards Lynda.com or Skillsoft, I’d search them out. A huge value win for me is that they “cull” their courses, which means they get rid of the dated, poor quality courses. .

Merger mania in and around eLearning

The Learning Circuits

All of this comes of the heels of SkillSoft releasing SkillSoft Dialogue , their version of a virtual classroom and NETg buying KnowledgeNet last year for their virtual classroom technology/LMS resulting in their Knowledge Now suite. Collaboration is important as it allows learning to become a continuous process and acts as a quality feedback loop while helping to generate new content out of the resulting interactions, all of which sits on top of the learning management system.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Dan Pontefract on Social Learning : This is a short interview that SkillSoft conducted with Dan Pontefract in which he shares some brilliant insights on the benefits related to employee engagement to organizations offering social learning to its workforce in his own style using facts and metaphors.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

The problem previously was off-the-shelf content was terrible but now content exists on most topics at a variety of price/quality points. Vendors like BizLibrary , Grovo and Skillsoft provide an LMS that includes prepackaged content and the ability to support proprietary content.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. Recap from: Kapp Notes. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation.

Halloween Edition – Tricks and Treats

eLearning 24-7

Includes a bundle of Skillsoft content, when you buy – a nice touch. If you are a beginner you can jump in and start building a quality course. As a kid growing up, our house had a lot of pictures of clowns. Framed no less, some innocent enough, others downright weird.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

These honorees are: Skillsoft; Cisco; SuccessFactors, an SAP Company; Inxpo; IBM; Adobe; and Oracle. Its Human Translation Quality Assurance process assigns three professional linguists — translator, editor and proofreader — to create each translation. Award of Excellence: Skillsoft Learning Services. Skillsoft e-learning consultants, customer support and application engineers provide core program support services, a fundamental value-add. The 2015 “Best of Elearning!”

Implement An Online Learning Content Strategy

eLearning 24-7

Percepio from Skillsoft, houses only Skillsoft courses at this time. Better quality. There was a time, just a few years back, that content meant one thing and courses meant another thing. Content was videos, PDFs, documents, media files (audio), images, anything and everything that was not a course. And a course was a horse of course (funny, not). Anyway, it was a course. But as we change – evolve in our space, content (the term) has too.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation.

What is in store for the LMS Space: My Forecasts for 2016

eLearning 24-7

Auto conversion to the highest quality of HD; don’t expect 4K here because I’m not seeing it happen for 2016. The key is the quality of courses not just quantity. I will add that I am not a fan of the freemium model, because it comes down to the courses and while these two vendors in my top 50 have star quality systems and continue to invest the funds into their systems to keep them strong, they are the rarity not the norm.

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Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, Laura Rexford, director of value engineering at Skillsoft, will share three practices that have helped clients around the world get and maintain funding for e-learning projects. " Office Hours " by Tanel Teemusk is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

3rd party courseware providers (ex: Skillsoft, Wiley). Analyticals and reporting (quality and quantity). Thus, from a price standpoint, price plays a partial factor in quality, but it is truly dependent on the custom development shop. They are not cheap, but quality is outstanding. It’s that time of the year. A time to reflect back to see where e-learning as a whole is at, and where it is heading for the coming year.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

Ability to upload a course or courses from a 3rd party course/content provider (example: Wiley, Skillsoft, etc.). Will the video auto convert to the highest quality possible? A few weeks back, I was speaking at an event and was asked a question, “What do you look for when you select an LMS?”