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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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Is Microlearning the Future of Education?

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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.

Tired of Trends? Five 2017 Training Realities

Bottom-Line Performance

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.

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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

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[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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The Business Case for Online Training

Association eLearning

I once worked for a large company where all new employees went through a 3-day on-boarding process. We sat through videos on safety and compliance, though lectures and power point presentations. As proof we learned something, we filled out a work book for each section and signed it at the end to demonstrate that we’d completed the training. Great. remember nothing. Noteworthy Statistics.

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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

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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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

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4 Tips to Develop Fabulous Leadership Style

CLO Magazine

As the workforce shifts and technology influences how, where, and how fast we work, the leader’s role is undergoing a transformation as well. Gone are the days when the command-and-control type leadership style is the expectation or the norm. Business today requires a leadership style that can cut right through to the heart of what drives business forward — people. It also impacts how leaders lead.

Silo APIs?

Clark Quinn

I was in a conversation with my colleague Charles Jennings  about organizational innovation, and one of the topics that arose was that of barriers to successful organizational function. In particular, we were talking about how the division of responsibility between organizational development (OD), leadership development, and learning & development is a problem. And I think the problem is bigger. Separating out functions into silos makes sense in a deterministic world, but that doesn’t characterize our current environment. Now, separation of functions can be useful. The post Silo APIs?

Top 25 Training Topics for Small Business Employees

Pract.us

Here’s a can’t miss list of useful training topics for your employees. Planning your staff training program for 2017? Here are 25 great topics to get you started. Plus, I’ve added some resources to help you fill out your learning and development offerings with little or no cost. Developing soft skills. Time management. Yet.). Customer care. That’s you.). Phone etiquette. Not interrupt?

Creating Your Personal Learning Pathway

InSync Training

You may have noticed that I’ve been contributing quite a bit to this series, and you may have seen my name pop up more often in the InSync Community. In the next few months, you’ll be seeing even more of me within this community, as I’ve taken on the role of Curator for the InSync Blended Learning Hub , which launches on March 6. Very exciting!

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How to Beat Manager Disengagement

CLO Magazine

Raising employee engagement levels can be a climb, especially as one moves toward the top of the organization. Maybe it’s because people have a lot on their plates — being a people manager encompasses more than it used to. Or it could be the challenge of having to manage a variety of people dynamics, said Thuy Sindell, founder of the leadership development company Skyline Group International.

A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring

Kapp Notes

The other day I had an opportunity to ask Yury Uskov of iSpring a few questions about his company and the future of eLearning. Yury founded the company, iSpring, in 2005 and today iSpring tools are used by over 40,000 customers in 155 countries, including 148 of the Fortune 500 companies, and the world’s top universities. Yury Uskov founder of iSpring.  . We released our first product in 2004.

The New Stone Three Panel Captivate Interaction

eLearning Brothers

A few weeks ago, we debuted a new series of captivate templates called New Stone. With a clean, flat aesthetic, New Stone takes on a very modern, yet somehow retro personality. Today, we’re excited to introduce the latest addition to the New Stone family, a unique 3-panel interaction. The post The New Stone Three Panel Captivate Interaction appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Follow The Learners: Identifying the Moments of Learning Need

InSync Training

According to Bersin by Deliotte, the modern learner is overwhelmed, distracted, and impatient. Sound familiar? And, on the up side, the modern learner is untethered, accessing information on-d emand, collaborative, and empowered. Engagement Modern Learning 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

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Self-Leadership: More Important Than Ever

CLO Magazine

In the old days, command-and-control managers made all the decisions and oversaw people’s tasks. These days, managers can no longer tell people what, when and how to do things. The 21st century workforce demands a more collaborative work environment and more work-life integration. Further, advances in technology are decentralizing the workplace. Fortunately, self-leaders can be developed.

Five Reasons to Apply for eLearning Awards

Web Courseworks

This managing eLearning blog’s mission is to inform managers about emerging topics and to impart advice concerning becoming a better leader and manager.  As many of you know, I am a crossover corporate eLearning consultant and vendor. Thursday, I will again immerse myself back into that world when I attend the HCM Excellence Conference 2017.  REFLECTION. RECOGNITION. NETWORKING. BRAND AWARENESS.

Four Beginner’s Tips for Managing Project Budgets

Allen Interactions

By Cartsen Bosselman, Associate Producer. They say the love of money is the root of evil. It’s a shame that we, as learning professionals, can’t use this argument when discussing the all-too-sensitive topic of budgets. Imagine the reactions of your key stakeholders when you walk into your project kick off meeting and say, “Don’t be stingy—can I have an unlimited budget on this project?”.

Modern Learning Made Easy: Announcing The Blended Learning Hub

InSync Training

Navigating the modern learning landscape is an overwhelming endeavor. How do we become the experts-in-everything our learners and organizations expect us to be? looked, and couldn't find the right solution. So InSync Training created one. We proudly announce the Blended Learning Hub: an innovative makerspace designed specially for training and learning professionals.

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

How to Create Tomorrow’s Learning Today

CLO Magazine

A company’s commitment to provide learning of all types is increasingly important to attract and keep top talent. According to Universum Global’s 2015 “Generation Z Grows Up,” a survey of 49,000 members of Generation Z (born between 1994 and 2009) from 47 countries, 15 percent of Generation Zers would consider joining the workforce instead of getting a college or university education. Jeanne C.

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Getting Colorful with Cartoon Cutout People

eLearning Brothers

Our abundant cutout character library is a perfect way to put a human face on your eLearning course, with hundreds of characters from dozens of different careers and occupations. But you might not have known about our extensive library of cartoon and illustrated cutouts. Not only do they give your course some personality, but there is also an inherent playfulness to an illustrated character.

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Culture or Cultures?

Clark Quinn

A twitter pointer led me to an HBR article arguing that We’re Thinking about Organizational Culture all Wrong.  In it, the author argues that it’s fallacious to think that there’s just one organizational culture, , and that all people buy into it.  I agree, and yet where the author leads us is, I think, misleading, or at least not as helpful as it could be. The argument includes two major thrusts. The first is that the cultural values may be interpreted differently. What you mean by ‘free’ and what I mean may differ. And this certainly can be the case. The support.

2017 Brandon Hall Awards Ceremony: An Elegant Evening

Web Courseworks

Last night, I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Brandon Hall Awards ceremony. The Web Courseworks team won a Bronze Award for our Quality Improvement Education platform. Congratulations to the leadership team of the  Brandon Hall Group for organizing a fabulous event and producing a great show for everyone in attendance. Below I have compiled photos from the evening that recap the event.

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