December, 2016

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eLearning Trends of 2016

Association eLearning

As the year ends, we look back at three eLearning trends of 2016. What was predicted? What did you think was important? The results may surprise you. eLearning Trends: Gamification. At the end of 2015, Gamification was the hot trend. We saw analysts predict the continued rise of gamification in 2016. However, our research has shown that associations are lukewarm on the idea of gamification.

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Commenting & sharing free 5th innovating pedagogy report #pedagogy #EdTech #OU

Ignatia Webs

While I was reading the latest innovative pedagogies report, some comments came to mind, which I will gladly share a bit further down this blogpost after a quick description of the report itself. full-text PDF version of this 47 page report is available to download from www.open.ac.uk/innovating. innovating. In the report they provide an overview of emerging innovative pedagogies.

3 Tricks for Working with SMEs on Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

If you’ve ever worked with a SME on scenario-based learning, you know it can sometimes be challenging. SMEs who are accustomed to working on traditional elearning may be uncomfortable or unsure how to help you write scenarios. have used these 3 tricks to help SMEs get “unstuck” while working together. Ask for Their Stories. What were they able to accomplish by doing it right?

How to Implement Spaced Learning into Your eLearning Strategy

eLearning Brothers

Spaced learning will be one of the key eLearning techniques to look out for in 2017. At least, that’s according to John Curran, expert in Instructional Design and chair of the eLearning Network. know what you’re thinking. Spaced learning is old news. It dates back to 1885 when Ebbinghaus theorized the Forgetting Curve—the concept that we forget things over time unless we revisit them. Take a break.

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Takeaways from Learning 2016

Association eLearning

I attended my first conference, Learning 2016, in October. Now that I’ve had time to digest everything and read over my notes I want to share some of what I learned and experienced. In several cases the concepts themselves weren’t new to me, but what I did brought me a renewed or expanded understanding of them. In no particular order: Application is Critical for Transfer. Everything is Iterative.

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Insight – The Top 50 LMS 2017 Report

eLearning 24-7

It’s that time of the year, when research firms, industry firms, Fred your mailman and Judy the person who nags you each day you come into your office, announces their best of the best awards. And I’m along with them. Well, sort of for authoring tools.  For the whole whammy of LMSs, the list has been out for nearly 12 months (for 2016). You can still buy the 2016 Top 50 LMS Report (BTW). Let’s move on to 2017… The report is being built as we speak, with a release for purchase on Jan. 30, 2017. . Top 50 2017 Report – What you can expect to see. is in the report.

Bring Out the Best In Yourself, Others

CLO Magazine

Turn on the news on any given day, and you will hear numerous stories about horrific things going on in the world, highlighting all the callous and criminal things people can do to one another. It can be disheartening, to say the least. But peppered in there are human interest stories that show how loving, kind and generous we can be as humans. This got me thinking. Now go mentor.

Infographic: The Periodic Table of Instructional Design

eLearning Brothers

Students and scholars of chemistry make frequent use of the periodic table of the elements in order to contextualize and organize their understanding of the many substances they work with, as well as help to memorize each of their different properties. To that end, we’ve compiled a table of elements specifically for the instructional designers. Click on the image to see the table!

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.

JOHN STEPPER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

The post JOHN STEPPER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS appeared first on Learnnovators. Interviews WOL Working Out Loud Albert Bandura crystal balling Crystal Balling with Learnnovators Guided Mastery Intrinsic Motivation John Stepper Learnnovators Reciprocal Altruism Robert Cialdini TEDx TEDx Talks The Strength of Weak Ties WOL Circle Working Out Loud Circle

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6 Common Training Software Myths Dispelled

Administrate

Most training operations have common objectives – namely, keeping better track of learner progression and the training itself, reducing time spent on admin tasks, delivering exceptional elearning and of course, in the case of training companies, increasing course bookings. However, the commonality can extend beyond their objectives. Training professionals often share the same concerns Read More. Published on December 8, 2016. The post 6 Common Training Software Myths Dispelled appeared first on Administrate. All Training Tips

Learning Strategy Issues

Clark Quinn

The other thing that I was involved in at Online Educa in Berlin was a session on The Flexible Worker. Three of us presented, each addressing one particular topic. One presentation was on collaborating to produce an elearning course on sleeping better, with the presenter’s firm demonstrating expertise in elearning, while the other firm had the subject matter expertise on sleep health. And, per our design, issues emerged. The format was interesting: our presentations were roughly 10 minutes each. And we were using a tool (sli.do) to collect and rank questions. user-generated content).

Curation is the Key to Managing Your Personal Learning Network

InSync Training

If you’re like me, you are subscribed to dozens of email lists, content newsletters, and newsfeeds about training and development. Additionally, you belong to professional communities of practice (COP) like the eLearning Guild , ATD , and the Training Magazine Network. And, you probably have an email folder dedicated to all the recorded webinars you’re going to watch when you get the time.

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Curious to learn how different factors in your training courses may affect completion rates? We crunched the numbers to help you set goals for course completion and build your content strategy. Download the study to learn what kind of content keeps learners engaged, how long courses should be, and more.

It’s Time to Quit Locking Your Course Navigation

Rapid eLearning

“How do I lock navigation?” ” is one of the first questions we get when showing people how to use our software. In fact it’s one of the questions we had to revisit in a recent Articulate Live webinar  where people wanted to see the features used to lock navigation. Why Are We Asked to Lock Navigation? There are a number of reasons why courses are locked. Want to learn more?

Our Unique Adobe Captivate New Stone Theme

eLearning Brothers

2016 is nearing its inevitable end, and as it does, we here at eLearning Brothers look toward the future. As such, we’ve added a new theme to our Adobe Captivate library of templates. The theme in question—called “New Stone”—wonderfully utilizes vibrant colors against deep charcoal grays, giving the templates a uniquely modern if not futuristic appearance. Ask an Expert.

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Corporate Learning’s Transformation in the Digital Age

CLO Magazine

Corporate academies or universities are entering their second century just as the businesses that created them are transforming themselves for the digital age. When pioneers such as General Electric began offering in-house training programs about 100 years ago, they focused on lower-level skills. Now, a new phase is unfolding. What’s worrying is the current level of dissatisfaction.

Virtual Reality: The Next Frontier in Adult Education

Web Courseworks

There I was, standing in my cubicle. My job seemed easy enough: the printer on my desk would print out red or black folders, and I had to file them in the red or black cabinets. glanced up at the clock. checked the calendar to see if I had anything interesting planned further into the week. Nope, just work. returned to my folder sorting task. glanced up at the clock again. Was I imagining things?

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.

Aligning Learning

Clark Quinn

Last week, at Online Educa in Berlin, I gave a tutorial on deeper elearning as a pre-conference event. In it, I talked about getting more meaningful objectives, writing practice that actually develops meaningful outcomes, and content (concepts & examples) aligned to support effective practice. also talked about emotional engagement and social learning, before talking about revising design processes to incorporate these deeper elements in an effective and not-too-different approach.  In short, I was talking about aligning our designs, and our design processes, to how we think and learn.

7 Ways to Improve Engagement with E-Learning

Content Raven

The old adage in business that “if you build it they will come” doesn't necessarily apply to e-learning courses. employees Corporate Training elearning employee engagement

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5 tips for selling learning to the C-suite

Axonify

Expectations around L&D are changing. No longer just overhead, L&D must become accountable for achieving results that tie directly to meeting overall corporate objectives. And that means that L&D executives must also be prepared and able to sell learning to the C-suite. What do we mean? Speak their language. What keeps senior executives awake at night? Growth. Revenue. Efficiency.

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3 Scholarly Lectora Conversation Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

In one form or another, schooling and education are an important part of life. Not only does it give us a base layer of knowledge and experience to apply to the “real world,” but it ideally also teaches us how to learn. Learning Learning how to learn is important, because the world’s greatest thinkers didn’t stop learning once they received a diploma or certification. Lobby.

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.

Supply and Demand, the Battle for Knowledge and Skills

CLO Magazine

The world is changing incredibly fast, and like hamsters on the spinning wheel, learning leaders are trying to keep up. Sadly, many of us are running faster and faster and falling ever further behind. The issue here is not the state of the world, but how we are reacting to it. For instance, consider the supply and demand for the talent, skills and knowledge needed to compete in the global economy.

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HT2 Labs & Clients Celebrate Awards Success for Curatr Projects

HT2 Labs

[PRESS RELEASE] HT2 and clients named among the winners at the annual Learning Technologies Awards. The post HT2 Labs & Clients Celebrate Awards Success for Curatr Projects appeared first on HT2 Labs. Curatr News

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Best LMS? 2016 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards

Talented Learning

It is not easy choosing the best LMS for 2016.  In fact, it is impossible to choose just one. That’s because the learning management systems market has never been stronger or more diverse. LMS specialists of every size, shape and focus continue to enter the space with impressive new capabilities. But it wasn’t always this way. Finding the Best LMS in a Complex World. Docebo. Expertus.

E-Learning: Key to Effective Onboarding

Content Raven

Most people remember their first day in a new workplace. Without a carefully elaborated onboarding process and approach, the first day can lead to frustration, if not despair. employees Corporate Training elearning alignment blended learning onboarding employee engagement

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.