Summer Seminar Series

Clark Quinn

With the caveat that I’m one of the speakers, I’d like to bring the eLearning Guild’s upcoming Summer Seminar Series to your attention. They’ve put together two back-to-back seminars that cover the latest trends. The two seminars cover social networking, and serious games. The first seminar is led by Mark Oehlert and Brent Schenkler , who not only are fun, dynamic, individuals, but are totally into new tools.

Don’t miss our free seminar at the LT Summer Forum!

Spicy Learning

Behaviour change through emotional investment is the focus of Saffron Interactive’s seminar at Learning Technologies Summer Forum on 18 June. Next week a seminar by Saffron Interactive will demonstrate how e-learning can play an indispensable role in creating emotional investment. The seminar will draw upon case studies including award winning e-learning on mental resilience at Transport for London and a successful sustainability programme at Balfour Beatty.

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Free Houston Seminar: Technical Training: A Leveraged Application (Part 2)

Take an e-Learning Break

Speakers: David Demski, Training andEmployee Development Manager, AtwoodOceanics, Technical Training: Achieving Competence Jorge Luero, GlobalCompetency and Employee Development Manager, Halliburton, Technical Training: Achieving Competence Consuelo Waight, UH, The Role of Front-End Analyses in CreatingResults-Oriented Technical Training NB: The last 15 minutes will be used to introduce the New Executive Masters in HRD (alignmentwith technical training will be showcased

Video’s Critical Role in Your Digital Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

If video is the future of education, it should probably play a role in your organization’s training strategy. By serving as an alternative to classroom training (or other in-person events such as seminars and conferences), video eliminates travel expenses.

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Flipping the teacher

Learning with e's

Flipping teachers is about swapping roles. If we are at all serious about promoting student centred learning, then we should at least reconsider the roles teachers traditionally play at the centre of the process, and begin to discover how we can help the student replace them.

The big switch

Learning with e's

What happens when we flip the roles as well? We call them seminars. What would happen if the lecturer took the role of an awkward student? In short, students would need to learn more deeply, widely and critically, to prepare for their role as ''teacher'' within the classroom.

The Virtual LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

Part One focused on the technical issues that an LMS Administrator will deal with on a regular basis, while Part Two takes an in-depth look at the larger role an LMS Administrator has in implementing and running an LMS.

The Top 4 Benefits of Adopting Elearning in your Organization


Learn whenever, wherever: Technology plays a huge role in our lives. By removing mundane seminars and PDF documents, your learners can better interact with your learning material. Today more and more educational institutions and businesses are adopting elearning.

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Creating a Culture of Leadership

Your Training Edge

As people move into leadership roles, hold them to the standard. Your program should include seminars, networking, and even real-time project management at the higher levels.

New twist on business simulations at LT Summer Forum

Sponge UK

Multi-award winning learning provider, Sponge UK will be presenting a free seminar at the exhibition based on its work with pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

A session or a seminar? Be intentional about owning your role and eLearning program. Whether you’re a solo eLearning hero or you’re like the Avengers and you have a whole squad, we are counting down 10 tips that’ll help you put some POW into your program!

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Learning Technologies 2017: What’s your digital mix?

Sponge UK

Learning Technologies Designer of the Year, Kate Nicholls, who is Head of Learning Innovation at Sponge UK, is hosting a free seminar introducing learning professionals to the next step in 360° learning content.

When is Self-Directed Learning Right for Corporate Training and Development?

ej4 eLearning

They want to ensure that employees are getting the training they need (especially when it comes to compliance and job-specific training) and not getting “bogged down” in learning extra material meant for other departments or roles. For some roles, the amount of knowledge an employee could ever possibly need is enough to fill a library. not tied to their specific roles, they learn how to “talk the talk” of those other departments, making them better team members overall.

Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning


Mentorship – When onboarding new employees, be sure to pair them with employees who have been in their role, department heads, or are simply in their department. In the ever-changing climate of business, it is vital that organizational members are able to adapt to their surroundings.

10 Reasons To Train Staff In Employee Relations


Customize it for instructor-based courses, virtual classes, certification or assessment seminars; the platform provides everything from basic skill building exercises to digital completion certificates.

Saffron to denounce the ‘dinosaur LMS’ at LTSF

Spicy Learning

In a free seminar at tomorrow’s Learning Technologies Summer Forum, Saffron (Stand 20) will ask why we put up with LMS products and content repositories which are ten years behind the sites learners actually use. In their place, the seminar will introduce a radical new model for online learning environments, the Learning Experience Network (LEN), which leverages behavioural principles such as framing, peer comparison and the endowment effect.

Inspiring a love of learning with multi-device games & video at Learning Technologies 2016

Sponge UK

The role multi-device elearning games and video can play in inspiring a love of learning will be explored at Learning Technologies 2016 by award-winning learning organisation, Sponge UK.

Myths and Legends – Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

Classroom or ILT (I’d go ILT if it is instructor led training), a webinar is a webinar, a seminar is ILT. . ILT on the other hand, is the instructor telling you want you need to know, even if you already know it, scenarios are usually sit around the table and discuss some topic and write up answers or thoughts on a pad on an easel or maybe if lucky, role playing, but not everyone is paying attention, and some folks are worried you will pick them, so watching it isn’t effective.

10 Steps from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

A session or a seminar? Be intentional about owning your role and eLearning program. Whether you’re a solo eLearning hero or you’re like the Avengers and you have a whole squad, check out 10 tips that’ll help you put some POW into your program!

Simulations in Online Learning

Your Training Edge

One way to balance is to use an online simulation as reinforcement to classroom or seminar-type training interventions. Simulations are also useful in online learning. Let’s look at some ways to use simulation concepts with virtual training.

Creating Connections: From Association Education to Employment

WBT Systems

Perhaps you could design a seminar or webinar series to highlight different careers within your industry, and how your association works to help advocate for and develop the industry.

How to Upgrade Your Workforce Skill Level in 5 Easy Steps

Your Training Edge

Create business books, seminars, and provide access to online resources on topics relevant to your business. These skills play a vital role at every level of your organization, and you need to foster them. You can do a lot of things to ensure the success of your business.

Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Matthews defines it as “any learning or collaboration that takes place outside of a class, seminar or workshop, beyond the scope of a self-study course, and away from any environment recognized as part of formal learning.”. What is the role of L&D in this informal learning world?

Comfortably numb

Learning with e's

This clearly applies not only to students (we ask them to prepare seminars and presentations for this very reason), but also to teachers. It strengthens our role, and models for our students the fact that learning is lifelong.

The Ultimate Training Methods to Maximize Employee Productivity


Lectures, seminars, and conferences are also examples of this type of training. These training methods are best used when developing employees who are being groomed to take on a leadership role. Role-playing.

What Business Application Training Accomplishes


By instilling basic business skills courses within your program employees can quickly obtain the business skills they do not know they require to succeed in their roles. I often think back to a sales seminar I was sent to, many moons ago. What Business Application Training Accomplishes.

Micro Learning and Mobile

eLearning 24-7

Finally, I’m going to push some opportunities you can do, right now, well, today, this week, next week or when you say to yourself, “Why isn’t this working, like the said it would at that seminar/webinar or another article?”

Top e-learning trends to keep an eye on in 2018


All this can be achieved by formalizing and tracking career accomplishments and projects and matching them with formal and informal learning programs, and xAPI plays an important role in this. People have always had a fascination with the future.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Virtual Learning Environment


You have lots of options, including traditional classroom methods like seminars and workshops. She might have to wait for a yearly seminar; in the meantime, she’s under-prepared and overwhelmed, which puts the position at risk again. This saves time for those in management roles and builds a sense of connection and community among your team.

The 0% Solution to Learning

The Peformance Improvement

Learning occurs because of a performance management system that permeates every aspect of organizational life, not because of isolated instructor-based courses, workshops, and seminars.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

My seminar was called ‘How to Double your eLearning Return on Investment’ - and following a lively seminar with lots of questions, I wanted to share some highlights. I was recently invited to speak at the annual Learning Technologies conference in London.

Looming Lessons Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

CLO Magazine

Denise Dudley, former CEO of SkillPath Seminars, a large public training company, pointed out that having a president who sexually harasses women and brags about it has made a lot of men feel like they have license to act in ways they hadn’t before the election. “We’re Hello CLO audience!

Four False Assumptions About Leadership Development

The Peformance Improvement

Sue Fry and David Grebow ask in their blog post , “Would anyone consider handing a Bach score and a cello to someone who played a little guitar and expect him to master it after two hour-long seminars and a demonstration video?” Just because you are in a leadership role doesn’t mean you are an effective leader. Deloitte has identified “leadership development” as a major challenge for HR leaders in 2015.

8 eLearning Trends you need to know about in 2018


They’re like traditional role-plays , but better, because they allow learners to actively practice new skills. So while this might come as a surprise, seminars, workshops and guest speaker panels are still trending, just in an online format.

What I miss and what I don't

Learning with e's

Standing in front of large groups of undergraduates to give a lecture, or running a seminar for a small group of students looks fun, and usually it is.

Establish Business Mentoring Programs in the Workplace in 5 Easy Steps

Enyota Learning

Business mentoring programs have a major role to play in running a business successfully. Formal training activities like webinars/seminars, workshops, or online training courses should be included in the mentoring program.

What is a Learning Burst?

Allison Rossett

We were converting Dr. Phil Young’s 2-day Business Acumen seminar into a new and different way of delivering training – what I called Learning Bursts. Tweet Guest blogger, Dave Basarab , introduces learning bursts. What is a learning burst? How do they work? Dave explains below.

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