May, 2020

Training Tips from 11 Experts (Including Me)

Experiencing eLearning

TalentLMS asked 11 folks in the learning and development world for tips for improving workplace training. Now that nearly everyone is a remote worker, these tips can help train remote employees. Many of the tips could apply to any workplace training though, not just elearning for remote workers.

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The next normal

E-Learning Provocateur

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new normal for L&D professionals as millions of people were sent home to work remotely.

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How Will Covid-19 Affect the Future of Online Education?

LearnDash

The pandemic has put online education in the spotlight and under the magnifying glass. The emergence of the novel coronavirus has initiated an abrupt shift around the globe toward online education. For many, the transition has been rocky.

Where are we going most wrong…

Clark Quinn

…and what’s most important to fix? I was a co-conspirator on the Serious eLearning Manifesto , and we identified 8 values that separated typical elearning from serious elearning. However, I suspect that not all are as important, nor hard to fix.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How can employers support online learning? Think differently!

Jane Hart

Here is the text of a short talk I gave to the Institute of Learning & Management‘s Virtual Conference, Online Learning: Challenges and Solutions on Friday 22 May. Modern Workplace Learning

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Color-Coded Branching Scenario Flowchart

Experiencing eLearning

A color-coded branching scenario flowchart shows you the overall structure of a branching scenario at a glance. I use Twine to create branching scenarios. In the default interface and formats, passages are all the same color.

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How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

Even before Covid-19 took the world by storm, the World Health Organization (WHO) knew e-learning for health was important. In a 2013 study WHO claimed that more available e-learning for healthcare was to be a major focus.

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14 Stories from Our Users about Creating Courses during Covid-19

LearnDash

We asked members of our community to share how they’ve used our platform to create new courses during the Covid-19 pandemic. The responses have been astounding.

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Experimenting with conference design

Clark Quinn

As part of coping in this time of upheaval, I’m trying different things. Which isn’t new, but there seem to be more innovations to tap into. In addition to teaching a course on mobile learning, I’m one of the speakers at a new online event.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin will discuss learnings from their recent study, and share her insights on the state of Customer Education. They'll dig into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

Virtual Classroom Tool Tips: Chat, Breakout Rooms, and more!

InSync Training

What do platforms like Webex Training, Zoom, Adobe Connect, and Microsoft Teams have in common? They all include a variety of virtual classroom tools !

L&D in Lockdown: What’s taking place?

Jane Hart

There’s been a lot written about schools having to adapt almost overnight to a digital world when lockdown was thrust upon them. And from conversations with family and friends, schools seem to have taken very different approaches to this.

ID and eLearning Links 5/26/20

Experiencing eLearning

As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog. In this post, I share links on writing about unfamiliar subjects plus 3 different sets of instructional design competencies. Writing when you’re not a SME.

5 Steps to a Successful Blended Learning Strategy

Learning Rebels

Blended Learning Strategy. This Blended Learning post was originally written for DominKnow.com. Since the beginning of time, companies have relied on instructor-led format for training their employees.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Why Colleges Should Think Long-Term with Online Education

LearnDash

Covid-19 is forcing universities to move their courses online quickly. Here’s why they should think past the current crisis.

Points of inflection

Clark Quinn

In a conversation the other day, I was asked about what’s needed, and what’s missing, in making the L&D revolution come to life. I’ve previously opined about the changes I think are necessary, but I realized that for folks making the change, there are hurdles.

How to Go Live: The First Step to Moving Great Programs to the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Picture this: your boss comes to you and says, “Hey! You know that training program you facilitate in the classroom next week? Guess what?! I need you to teach it live online.” You likely react with panic and surprise. Thoughts run through your head, like: You’re kidding, right? Will people be bored?

4 Simple Ways to Increase Employee Engagement within a Remote Workforce

TOPYX LMS

Fifty-seven percent of employees are now working from home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Gallup. 1 Remote work can negatively impact employee engagement within organizations, especially if individuals are new to remote work or if they strongly prefer to work from the office.

The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

I Need an LMS. Where Do I Start?

Experiencing eLearning

If you’re just starting the process of selecting and implementing a new Learning Management System (LMS), the process can feel a little overwhelming. This is especially true for organizations who don’t currently have an LMS and are starting completely from scratch.

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Your quick guide to positive overall learning experiences

Docebo

If you’ve ever seen NBC’s popular show The Office (U.S.), you’re probably familiar with the infamous “Dinner Party” episode where Michael Scott and Jan host a dinner for a few work colleagues that goes horribly wrong.

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7 Benefits of Blended Learning

LearnDash

Blended learning will play a significant role in classrooms of the future. Here’s why educators should embrace it. In the early days of online education, most people viewed it as a substitute for classroom learning. This contributed to the pushback online education has often faced.

Will we still need L&D?

Clark Quinn

In a document shared with me recently, there was this statement: “The assumption that there will always be a managed learning function” I find that interesting to contemplate.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

Training in a Corona-Hit World

Upside Learning

COVID-19 has interfered with virtually every aspect of our lives and functioning – talk about a virus that really knows how to be unpopular! Given the magnitude of change we are all dealing with in our organizations, naturally L&D teams are also hard-hit.

3 Tips for Developing Employees Quickly, Even if They Work Remotely

TOPYX LMS

It’s more critical than ever for companies to take the initiative to develop their employees. Fifty percent of employers have put a freeze on hiring new workers to cut costs in response to the COVID-19 crisis, per FacilityExecutive.com.

Using Change Management Models to Grow Organizational Success

Allen Interactions

Rapidly occurring changes are constantly destabilizing organizational dynamics risking trust in leadership, organizational culture, and ultimately business profitability. Popular change management models may be falling short in supporting this dynamic situation.

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How to Get into Sales

ej4 eLearning

Many people are selling right now and they don’t even realize it. You see, I believe that anyone can sell. You just need the right attitude and the right training to get into sales. Sales

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