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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. I 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.

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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. So, what can we, as instructional designers, do to avoid letting scope creep enter into our projects? Sources.

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?

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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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

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.

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. filling out HR forms.

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.

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.

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

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.

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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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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A Cognitive Audit?

Clark Quinn

In the recent Chief Learning Officer magazine, I wrote an article on the basics of the cognitive science of learning. And I truly believe that if you’re a professional, you should be aware of the fundamental scientific basis of your profession. Pilots need to know aeronautics, physicians need to know physiology, etc. And therefore, I reckon L&D needs to know the cognitive background.

JANE BOZARTH – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

The post JANE BOZARTH – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS appeared first on Learnnovators. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Interviews Learning Consulting WOL #lrnchat B. Work Out Loud YouTube

5 Ways to Maximize The Virtual Classroom Instructional Partnership

InSync Training

Success in the modern virtual classroom is not dependent on the technology, rather, success is dependent on the strength of the relationships between all members of the instructional partnership. There are many individuals contributing to the success of virtual sessions: facilitators, learners, subject matter experts, instructional designers, just to name a few.

The Upside Learning Solutions Showcase

Upside Learning

Even with the best of intentions, it’s a pretty tough job to implement innovation. You may spot it floating somewhere out there: an idea that could really help your team learn better or teach better, do better or share their knowledge better. Many clients started their conversations with us by asking for help to put […]. eLearning Custom eLearning Showcase Custom Learning Showcase Custom Learning Solutions Showcase Learning Solutions Showcase Upside Learning Showcase

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.

Rahaf Harfoush #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Rahaf Haroush opened the second day of the 2017 ATD TechKnowledge conference. She made clear some important points about the potential for technology. For instance she made the case for context-sensitive performance support, social network analysis, and a learning culture. An interesting point was that existing business practices were developed in times of data scarcity. social strategy

Secure Video Hosting Options for Your LMS Courses

JoomlaLMS

Videos are an integral part of e-Learning businesses. The quality of content and the level of interactivity determine how engaged students are in your course. Most Learning Management Systems, including JoomlaLMS, support embedding videos in their online courses. Blog articles

Sorting Through the EdTech Toolbox: 6 Blended Learning Tool Categories

InSync Training

We keep saying that technology is just a tool, but what do we really mean? I have a full toolbox out in the garage, but I have to admit that I’ve used a shoe to hammer a nail into the wall on more than one occasion. Are we using the right tools to design , develop, deliver, facilitate , produce , and curate learning? Or, are we using our shoes, staplers, or anything sturdy enough that we have on hand to get the job done? In the end, does it really matter? Blended learning EdTech 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

How Do Your Define Advanced E-Learning?

Rapid eLearning

“I want to learn more advanced e-learning.” ” As I conduct e-learning workshops around the world, this is probably one of the most frequent statements I hear. In many of the workshops, there’s a mix of people who are just getting started with e-learning and those who’ve been building courses for a while. So their expectations and experiences are very different. Hacks.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2017

E-Learning Provocateur

Sydney is evidently the place to be for e-learning pro’s who are keen to develop their knowledge and skills this year. Even EduTECH, the darling of Brisbane’s educational technology scene, is travelling south for the winter. Having said that, there are opportunities elsewhere, and more will emerge as time marches on. International Conference on E-Learning and Distance Learning. EduTECH.

Learning in the Modern Workplace is much MORE than courses and resources

Jane Hart

Individuals learn in many ways for and at work; training or e-learning is only part of the picture as I show in the diagram below. Modern Professional Learning (as I call it) happens in many different ways – both inside and outside the organisation. It is partly organised by L&D, partly organised by a manager and partly self-organised. This is the new work for L&D. This includes.

How to Respond to the Rise of the Agile Workforce

CLO Magazine

As the rise of the agile workforce continues, terms like temp, consultant or freelancer will continue to blur along with it. Businesses will be challenged to further integrate this employee group into their talent management strategy. After all, almost half of companies are committed to building an agile workforce model, according to a December 2016 report from staffing firm Randstad.

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Mick Ebeling ATD TechKnowledge Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Mick Ebeling, of Not Impossible Labs, opened the TechKnowledge conference with an inspiring keynote. He told engaging stories about achieving the impossible because it just took commitment. He evangelized contributing, and getting contributions by emphasizing the brand benefits of doing good. The post Mick Ebeling ATD TechKnowledge Keynote Mindmap appeared first on Learnlets.

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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