January, 2017

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Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report. Electronic Performance Support Systems (Interesting fact: Google was founded in September 1998.). Intranets. Mobile.

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7 eLearning Design Trends for 2017

eLearning Brothers

Working as a designer for eLearning courses and templates at eLearning Brothers means that I need to constantly stay on top of the latest trends in both web development and graphic design. There are lots of places to get inspiration out there, and after some research, I’ve come up with seven trends that will see a lot of use in 2017. Modern-Retro Design. Minimalism. Failure Mapping.

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Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

It’s the beginning of the new year—the perfect time to evolve corporate learning within your organization. So, to help you kick-start your thinking, and maybe even inspire you to try something new, we thought we’d give you the inside scoop on the top learning trends expected to surface in 2017. After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! Josh Bersin. Karl Kapp.

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Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

Death of Self-Pace eLearning. In a report published in August 2016 by Sam Adkins of Ambient Insight a declaration is made that self-paced eLearning is in a death spiral: The worldwide five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for self-paced eLearning is distinctly negative at -6.4%; global revenues for self-paced courseware are dropping fast. billion, down slightly from the $46.9 billion.

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Tired of Trends? Five 2017 Training Realities

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I’ve read some thoughtful articles on learning trends over the last couple of weeks, but I’m obviously partial to Sharon’s article here on the Lessons on Learning blog. Any trends article that looks to the past for perspective when discussing trends gets my attention. In short, most of the emerging trends we are seeing today will make a meaningful impact on L&D. Just not overnight.

Top Learning and Development Trends in 2017

Your Training Edge

Today, the world is changing at a faster pace than ever before. Rapid change in technology, a significant surge in the number of smartphone users, and constantly evolving social media have changed the way people learn new things. Learning and development strategies of companies must change with time to address the emerging challenges. Mobile Learning. Rise in Mobile devices is a global phenomenon.

Scope Creep: It’s Not Just the Project Manager’s Problem

eLearning Brothers

It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginning instructional designer or a seasoned veteran, you have most likely already experienced “scope creep.” Like most of us IDs, you have probably even been guilty of allowing a little bit (or a lot) of scope creep to enter into a project. This will eliminate the need to keep adding features and/or updates to the project that are unexpected. Sources.

Is Microlearning the Future of Education?

mLevel

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 challenge: information overload. Key Features of Microlearning.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learning Objectives and GPS

Association eLearning

Your supervisor stops by and says they’re super busy. They need you to take care of something they don’t have time to do. After showing you that “Everything you need is in this folder” they thank you for your help and walk off. You have no idea how to do the task you were just assigned. That’s how learners can feel if training’s learning objectives aren’t set up well. That’s a terminal objective.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

Whether you’re a mid-sized organization or a large Fortune 500 and whether you sit in the Human Resources, L&D or Store Operations group, you’re likely familiar with the Learning Management System—“ a software application or Web-based technology used to plan, implement, and assess a specific learning process.”. Is the LMS really the right tool to help you move the needle? Why does that matter?

6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics

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If you attended  ATD TechKnowledge this year, then you might have seen a session about this new thing called The Mobile Mindset. Steven Boller and myself presented on this topic in front of a rather enthusiastic audience. We were excited to see just how ready people are to do something—anything—to get mobile learning started at their organization. Be conscious of your space. Source: [link].

Struggling = Learning

Kapp Notes

The other day, an online colleague of mine, Peter G. Shea, introduced me to the term “disfluent” from the book Smarter, Faster, Better by Charles Duhigg. The term means “harder to process at first but stickier once it was really understood.” Most times a player must struggle at first and then, slowly, the game makes sense and mastery is obtained. What do you do?”

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Find Your Why. Tell Your Story. Get Results.

InSync Training

We're excited to have Christine Miles , Co-founder & Chief Architect of Ci Squared and upcoming guest InSync Training BYTE speaker, explain the importance of your personal story to your professional success. Sometimes though, how we tell our story doesn't translate well, nor does our approach fully communicate our passions. Communication Storytelling

The Future of Learning is Not Training

The Peformance Improvement

(This post was co-authored with David Grebow.). Instead of jumping off the January 1 st starting line, we decided to wait and see what other people are predicting for corporate training and learning in 2017.  Here’s a partial list from our 2017 Crystal Ball Scorecard: The New Year will bring a wider adoption of mLearning. All companies will be dong more microlearning.

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Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Learning Management System

Geenio

Choosing the right learning management system (LMS) is something every E-learning professional needs to do at some point. Which is not really surprising, seeing as nine organizations out of ten use either a cloud-based or an on-premises LMS

COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 1

Learnnovators

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Top 10 LMSs for 2017, Part 1 (10-6)

eLearning 24-7

In the last two years (it may have started last year, the brain is a fog), I announced the Top 10 LMSs for that year, right before the Top 50 LMS Report was on the market for purchase. . With everything that has been going in the last week or so (it seems longer I know), I felt a good cheer was needed. Something to brighten one’s day. Part 1, rankings #10 to #6. Next week on Feb. Bottom Line.

Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience

Kapp Notes

In a recent article 3 Instructional Design Strategies For Virtual Reality Learning , I discussed three (among many) instructional design strategies for VR:  Conceptual Orienteering, Critical Incident and Operational Application. In this article, I step back and look at seven fundamental principles that need to be designed into any VR experience. Karl Kapp venturing into a VR learning experience.

New survey reveals Top 2017 Corporate Learning Trends

Axonify

If you follow Don Taylor—long-time veteran of the learning space and Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute —you’ll know that, for the past three years, he’s surveyed L&D professionals from around the world to get a pulse on what they think will be the “hot trends” in corporate learning for the coming year. Let me tell you, it is ALWAYS an enriching experience. Click to Tweet.

The Future of Learning is Not Training

KnowledgeStar

  The Future of Learning is Not Training By Stephen J. Gill and David Grebow Instead of jumping off the January 1st starting line, we decided to wait and see what other people are predicting for corporate training and learning in 2017.  Here’s a partial list from our 2017 Crystal Ball Scorecard: The New Year […]. Corporate Learning

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

2017: The Year of Blended Learning, Emerging EdTech, & Modern Design

InSync Training

Welcome to 2017, the year when it all comes together. Learning technologies (EdTech), communities of practice, lifelong learning, and the myriad other great concepts we’ve been hearing about for the last two decades. Of course, to meet this resolution, we need to be learners first. There are so many resources available to us, and it’s difficult to figure out where to start.

The Surge of Corporate Training Videos: 6 Styles to Engage Your Learners

Dashe & Thomson

During our annual development team retrospective, we realized that video has begun to comprise an increasingly larger share of our project portfolio. The growing demand for video is exhilarating for us as a learning development team; it’s an indicator that clients are grasping the value of blended learning. Video is a powerful teaching tool, even outside the L&D world.

Three BIG eLearning Trends for 2017

Upside Learning

It’s that time of the year again. Time to take stock of the year that was and look into the crystal ball to figure out what lies ahead. We’ve written about eLearning trends in the past as well – here’s what we wrote in 2010. Some of the predictions we made way back then are […]. eLearning 2017 eLearning Trends eLearning trends eLearning Trends for 2017 Latest e-Learning Trends Trends in Elearning 2017

Blended Learning – Different Strategies That Work For Varying Learner Needs

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For all L&D managers in the corporate world, delivering successful training within available time and resources is a continuing challenge. Presenting information to learning in the right way can be the key to achieving learning outcomes. The ultimate aim is to make learning exciting enough to become a lifelong pursuit for learners and there are various ways of achieving this. Learning

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