January, 2017

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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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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Our 2016 hype curve was a big hit, so we’re doing it again this year. Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. ” OK, granted. IMS Caliper: Caliper is the latest standard from IMS. Tableau dashboard.

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.

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.

How to Create a Customer Training Strategy

Want to develop an effective customer training strategy for your organization? Download this guide to learn some simple steps you can follow to set your team up for success. Click to download.

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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.

COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 1

Learnnovators

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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?

Learning Trends In 2016 – Learning Paradigm Shift

Geenio

Deloitte has published their latest report, Global Human Capital Trends 2016, in which it shared the findings about the main trends in HR, and a whole section of the report is dedicated to the subject of learning. In this article, we aim

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

2017 ELearning & Training Conferences

LearnDash

It is a new year and that means there are some new elearning and training conferences you should mark on your calendars! Every year there are hundreds of conferences nationwide in the United States dedicated to the elearning industry. They provide professionals and businesses alike an opportunity to network and learn. There is something for everyone at these events. Want to share an event?

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.

7 Top Benefits Of Collaborative eLearning

EI Design

Some of the most valuable eLearning experiences come in the form of naturally-occurring conversations. But how can you duplicate these everyday interactions in your eLearning course design? The answer is through a collaborative eLearning approach. In this article, I’ll explore the top 7 benefits of collaborative eLearning. Collaborative eLearning: 7 Top Advantages To Consider.

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.

Transform Your Video Strategy for Enterprise Learning & Communication

We sat down with Tom Clancy, former CLO of EMC, to discuss the role of video in the future of enterprise learning and communication.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Our 2016 hype curve was a big hit, so we’re doing it again this year. Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. ” OK, granted. IMS Caliper: Caliper is the latest standard from IMS. Tableau dashboard.

YouTube And Learning: The Future Of Self-paced As Well As Classroom Learning

G-Cube

Technology and learning has become closer in the last few years. With the development of modern Internet, corporate sector has completely changed its face – including the way business is conducted, how employees engage with people and how they learn. There are various ways YouTube can be utilized for learning within the corporate sector: YouTube For Instructor-led Classroom Learning. Learning

Maslow, technology and learning

Learning with e's

I love a good mash-up. It's a digital age version of synthesis. Actually, that's a little misleading - synthesis is a skill required by academics and scholars, whether technology is present or not. But a mash-up takes several ideas, formats or sources and places them together in a new form, to say something new. That's why I like it. It's creative and it's often thought provoking. Unported License.

Designing Your Personal Learning Path: A Blended Learning Approach

InSync Training

When we talk about the modern learning experience it’s important to rem ember that we are all modern learners. It’s easy to lose sight of that fact when we spend our days designing learning experiences for others. You have a choice in how you learn, just like the learners you're developing and designing training content for. Blended learning Social Learning 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

5 Things to Consider in Gamification Design

ATD Learning Technologies

As a business owner, leader, manager, or talent development professional, you can learn how to create fun and rewarding gamified experiences to achieve the business objectives that are crucial for the success and profitability of your organization. But you’ll have to begin with a willingness to think differently. Here are five things to consider in gamification design. 1. What inspires them?

How to Use the Three Act Structure to Make Rockin’ eLearning Videos

eLearning Brothers

Keeping your learners entertained is a key component of an eLearning video course. How can you keep them engaged? By mimicking other videos that entertain them. I’m talking about movies and TV. In this age of easily accessible video entertainment, most of us are watching a lot of TV and movies. Of course, this is simply not true. This is as true with any sort of story as it is with books. Simple.

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Instructional Design Post-SCORM

Web Courseworks

Kicking off the 2017 eLearning Thought Leaders Series will be Megan Torrance from TorranceLearning on, “xAPI for Instructional Designers.” Torrance is Chief Energy Officer at TorranceLearning, an eLearning Brothers Company,  where they specialize in custom learning design and development. Experience API, or xAPI, is the new, exciting interoperability standard to hit the eLearning industry.

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Getting Started With Knowledge Management

Geenio

In this article you will find a list of basic recommendations that can be used to establish knowledge management in an organization. If your company treats its employees’ expertise with the respect it deserves, you can use the information

Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]

Is your company ready to move beyond the annual performance review? Where do you start? What are the keys to success? In this guide, you’ll gain an understanding of: the forces driving change, three foundations of success and take a deep dive into the skills gap many managers have that will sink your efforts before they start and how to address them.

Ready Player None: The Pitfalls of Gamification

eLearning Alchemy

Length: 777 words. Reading Time: ~3.5 minutes. It’s hard to have missed the rise of gamification in the learning industry over the past few years. Self-proclaimed gamification “experts” have seemingly dropped from the sky to fill our conferences and social media channels. There’s even an Education Edition of Minecraft. What’s not to like? Or, am I using game elements? PITFALL 3: MAKING IT TOO EASY.

The Learning Experience Architect: Reimagining Your Role

InSync Training

How are you handling all of the changes in the new Learning and Development landscape? If you’re like me, you’re realizing that having a narrow professional focus isn’t an option anymore. Instead, you’re broadening your approach in order to stay current. You are curating content, participating in learning communities, and learning to build content using new edtech. It's time to reimagine your role.

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Flattening the Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

Pract.us

Most employees forget their training shortly after taking it. If training starts in the classroom, everyone knows it doesn’t end there. As Bill Rosenthal pointed out, there is a learning curve and then there is a forgetting curve. But when it comes to employee learning and development, the forgetting curve can be a major obstacle. Here are a few to try out. Train employees on what’s needed now.

Mobile Lesson

Clark Quinn

I’m preparing my keynote for a mobile conference, and it’s caused an interesting reflection.  My mlearning  books came out in 2011, and subsequently I’ve written on the revolution. And I’ve been speaking on both of late, but in some ways the persistent interest in mobile intrigues me. What does this mean? As I wrote before , China is much bigger into mobile than we are.

Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study

Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. In this session, David will go through the well-known IBM Open Badge Program to help explain badge programs.