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Post COVID-19 Compliance Training Must Change

Post COVD-19 compliance training must change. COVID-19 has had a lot of impact to both our personal and professional worlds. Schools, businesses, and governments have all either been shut down or turned upside down by shelter-in-place orders that governments issued to save lives and protect people. But now as months have passed, we are all …

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Effectively Structuring Your Learning Programs

When designing a learning program, our goal is always focused around how can we help our learners retain knowledge and effectively apply it in the workplace. While the goal may seem obvious, reaching it is much more a challenge. In today’s environment, learning professionals are constantly competing for the mindshare of their learners, which is …

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Increase QSR Team Member Retention with Digital Learning

Have you ever tried to truly quantify the value of new team member training? What is your goal for the new team member? Certainly, it is not one task such as taking orders at the front counter, cooking chicken or flipping hamburgers. Do not underestimate the true power of learning during the onboarding process. The …

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The Other 20% – Why it Matters in Training

In business, knowledge is everything. When you have extensive knowledge of your client base, products and competitors, you have an edge that gives you power in your choices. Achieving this is relatively simple in theory, thus training is essential to ensure company outcomes are better. However, most companies settle for learning platforms (LMS, Micro-Learning, etc.) …

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The Missing Metric: Why the Learning Industry Doesn’t Track ROI

 Why is ROI not a commonly used metric for success in learning? Over the past 4 years, I have come to know many learning professionals. I’ve met ones who specialize in content creation, instructional design, learning technology and general instruction. When I ask the question of how they measure the success of their programs, ROI …

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Training Optimization: How to Get an ROI from Your LMS

There is one concept in life that most everyone would agree upon and I’m not talking about the inevitability of death and taxes. I’m talking about change. Change is hard and so hard that even when individuals and companies are in a ‘change or die’ situation, most still don’t have the ability to do what …

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Learning is Not a Hat, and One Size Does Not Fit All

How to Adapt Your Learning Strategy to Reach All Learners When is the last time you took a standardized test? Do you feel like it fairly measured your intelligence and knowledge? Did you enjoy taking the SAT or ACT? For most (and myself), the answer is no. Even though standardized tests, huge lecture halls, and …

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Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

Over the last 20 years, I’ve worked closely with hundreds of Learning and Development (L&D) organizations.  A consistent observation I’ve made is that the majority of learning deployed to organizations is purely knowledge-based.  In fact, many L&D professionals I’ve worked with report that 70% to 85% of the learning they provide their organizations is designed …

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Game Development: A Designer Perspective

As a second semester, part-time student enrolled in the Master of Science in Instructional Technology program at Bloomsburg University, I recently completed a course named “Gamification”, taught by Dr. Karl Kapp. Structured in a weekly online environment, our class was granted access to use the highly engaging cloud-based eLearning platform mLevel to enhance our course …

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Is Microlearning the Future of Education?

In today’s technology driven world, information is available at the touch of a button, or even a voice command. Whatever the subject, all it takes is a quick Google search and learners are faced with a deluge of information. This amount of information, while useful in many ways, also presents a unique and rather complex …

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