Articles by tag: elearning alchemist

Shifts in the Workplace Structure with Laura Sukurokoff

The especially effervescent Laura Sukorokoff joined us to talk about empathy in the workplace, and how it’s especially essential in these trying times with the miasma of a pandemic hovering over everyday life. “At the very best, employees are feeling stressed about this, feeling worried about this. At the very worst, they’re losing their jobs,…

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Education & EdTech
How Can Organizations Adapt Their Learning Strategies?

Most corporate learning teams are equipped to deliver learning when employees need to learn something for the first time or to expand on previous knowledge. Unfortunately, few learning teams are equipped to support employees when they need to: act on learned knowledge and skills, adapt knowledge to new trends, or solve new problems when…

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Education & EdTech
The Business Case for Microlearning: Quicksilver

Over the past decade, we’ve come to realize that traditional training approaches are not A.) as effective as needed, or B.) adaptable enough for today’s fast pace businesses. As a delivery vehicle, microlearning is a powerful tool that can deliver better business results in a way that adapts to the business environment, particularly operationally…

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Education & EdTech
How to Influence People Without Being Manipulative: Quicksilver

As the old adage goes: “In business as in life, you’re always selling.” This is certainly true for corporate learning professionals who need to influence others to change their behaviors to improve business performance. But, how do you influence others without being manipulative? On today’s video episode of Quicksilver: A Behind the Scenes Look…

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Education & EdTech
Learning in the Workflow: Quicksilver

The success of organizations operating in a dynamic and rapidly changing economy is often linked to its ability to react quickly and build employee capacity. Many organizations are discovering that transitioning from traditional training approaches to “Workflow Learning” is improving their training outcomes. So, can learning in the workflow make training more nimble and improve…

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Education & EdTech
What To Look For In Your eLearning Authoring Tool: Quicksilver

Both the current and future of learning and development in the workplace, many enterprises today, including worldwide corporations and small startups, and even universities and nonprofits, have discovered the benefits of eLearning and are replacing outdated onsite, instruction-led tutorials with modern eLearning platforms. Although the initial investment can seem prohibitive to some, the outlay for…

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Designing for Experiential Learning with Clint Clarkson: Quicksilver

In this episode of The eLearning Alchemist: Quicksilver, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin and host Clint Clarkson speak with Megan Underwood, who is a learning designer at Practera. Underwood shares about the seven steps of experiential learning and explains the value of using Practera’s tools to enhance learning and development, especially in business settings. Among the seven steps Underwood…

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Why Hardwired Buttons Outperform Wearable Devices in School Safety
July 15, 2024

In a recent episode of “Secured” with hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, the conversation revolved around the evolution of safety systems in schools and wearable devices. The discussion highlighted the simplicity of understanding effective systems, using Buc-ee’s gas stations’ success, known for their clean restrooms, as an analogy for consistency and excellence. Matranga…

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Fact or Fiction: Do All Boats Show as AIS Targets on Radar?
July 12, 2024

In this latest episode of Icom’s “Fact or Fiction,” Captain Kelly Gordon tackles a common misconception about marine radar systems: Do all boats show up on radar as AIS (Automatic Identification System) targets? Many believe every vessel on the water appears as those distinctive little triangles on radar screens, representing AIS targets. However, Captain…

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AI in content marketing
Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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Hiring Made Human: Hiring When You’re a Start-Up
July 11, 2024

The challenges of hiring for a startup have become more pronounced these days than ever. With technological advancements and evolving market demands, startups must be agile and strategic in their hiring practices to ensure success. According to some studies, nearly 90 percent of startups fail, with a significant factor being the inability to attract…

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#WomenInLearning and 7 Principles of Experiential Learning with Megan Underwood: eLearning Alchemist
February 11, 2020

In this episode of the eLearning Alchemist podcast, Clint Clarkson interviews learning design expert, Megan Underwood about the 7 principles of experiential learning. They discuss backwards design, the importance of feedback and reflection in learning, and why content is the last thing we need to think about. Click here to see the enhanced transcript with…

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What Should Business Leaders Expect From L&D?: eLearning Alchemist
January 22, 2020

In this #SundayRant on the eLearning Alchemist podcast, host Clint Clarkson rants about what business leaders should really expect from L&D. Business leaders often don’t have a clear understanding of what they should expect from the learning and development team. They know what they want: changes to employee behaviors that drive business results; but, it…

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Creating Direction for the eLearning Industry with Clint Clarkson: Quicksilver
January 15, 2020

In the first episode of The eLearning Alchemist: Quicksilver, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin and host Clint Clarkson give viewers their initial, behind-the-scenes look at Clarkson’s eLearning Alchemist Podcast. As the series moves along, Litwin and Clarkson will dive into topics ranging from trends in the elearning industry to methodologies, further interviews with podcast guests…

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