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Organizational Learning Engineering

Clark Quinn

Organizational learning processes – across L&D, Executive Development, Leadership Development, and more of the roles in HR and talent management – are largely still rooted in both industrial era models and myths. We see practices that don’t make sense, and we’re not aligned with what we now know about how we think, work, and learn. Let’s go! strategy

Vary Sentence Structure in Voice Over Scripts

Experiencing eLearning

When you use voice over for elearning, do you want it to sound natural and flowing, or do you want it to sound stiff and didactic? great voice over person can make a good script more engaging, and a great script sound fantastic. However, if the script itself is completely stiff and unnatural, there’s only so much a voice over person can do. Rewriting Complicated Sentences. sound like a robot.

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The future of entertainment

E-Learning Provocateur

In the space of a couple of weeks, I have previewed the future of entertainment twice. The first instance was at AFTRS in Sydney, where I attended a presentation of VR Noir: A Day Before The Night. Billed as an “interactive crime thriller”, this immersive virtual reality experience might best be described as a combination of a film and a game. think my adrenalin is still pumping!

Learning Locker Wins MongoDB Open Source Innovation Award 2016

HT2

The post Learning Locker Wins MongoDB Open Source Innovation Award 2016 appeared first on HT2. News & Announcements Awards Learning Locker LRS Open Source

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.

5 Things You Need to Know About Learner-Centred eLearning

eLearning Brothers

If you are considering rolling out an eLearning strategy within your company to help your staff to develop their skills then you want to be sure that the type of strategy you employ is going to give you the best results possible. learner-centred approach to upskilling puts the student at the heart of the programme allowing them the opportunity to grow in the best way possible. It is Relevant.

Microlearning

Ontuitive

We've all heard a lot about "microlearning." What is it, why is it, and does it work? Over the last few years we've seen a growing use of the term "microlearning." Most common is a range of 3-20 minutes, but a kind of conventional wisdom has emerged that the most effective length for current attention spans is less than 10 minutes. Proponents also tend to favor video as the most effective medium.

ID and E-Learning Links (6/26/2016)

Experiencing eLearning

How to Conduct a Lightning Fast Needs Assessment Clients Will Love. About 7 questions for needs assessment, starting with “What is the problem?” ” and digging deeper to uncover the root cause. tags: needsanalysis training performanceconsulting. The first question is obvious: What is the problem? However, answers will almost always be symptoms and not causes. Posted from Diigo.

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Adobe Captivate: Custom Color Swatches

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel        When creating a template (you can learn how by attending my  3-hour mini course on building templates ), you'll likely need to add colors that meet your corporate brand. Fortunately, it's easy to create color swatches in Captivate and reuse them again and again. To create a custom swatch, create or select an existing text caption. On the Properties Inspector,  Character  group, click  Color.   In the Color panel, click  Swatches.   Click  Pick Color. Adobe Captivate eLearning

xAPI Adoption and Use: the View from Down-Under

HT2

The post xAPI Adoption and Use: the View from Down-Under appeared first on HT2. Learning Data Badges hangout Video xAPI

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An Inescapably Awesome Storyline Game Template

eLearning Brothers

At one point or another, we all love to play the rebel. There’s something invigorating about throwing caution to the wind and playing by your own rules. It’s the reason we love characters like Robin Hood, Tom Sawyer, and Han Solo. It’s a romantic idea to think of oneself as the lone fighter taking on the world, the single fish swimming against a current of conformity. Wink, wink.

5 Emerging Trends in Education Technology

Lambda Solutions

As innovators in the education space, we keep an eye on emerging trends, terms, and technology in the industry. Here are some of the top education technology trends that have been on our radar recently! 1. Virtual Reality. While basic forms of virtual realities have been around since the early 90’s, a more sophisticated model is expected to formulate and take off in the next year or so.

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.

Moving forward

Clark Quinn

So, I was chided that my last post was not helpful in moving people forward, as I was essentially being derogatory to those who weren’t applying the new understandings. And I’ve previously provided lots of ways to think anew about L&D, such as posts on the topics (both carrot and stick), pointed to  readings that are relevant and can help, created a group  to discuss the issues, and even written a book trying to point out the ways to move forward, so I’m not apologetic about also trying to point out the gaps (hey, let’s try all levers). It’s not easy. strateg

Leadership Development Pushes Past Comfort

CLO Magazine

Even though business is good and the organization is humming along, challenging leaders to break out of their comfort zones and develop the skills needed to sustain and grow the business can provide for a stronger future. But in order to accelerate the company’s growth and explore new opportunities, these senior leaders would have to change their mindsets and adopt some new behaviors, Grubbs said.

Ask A Pro: Stu Ackerman

Wisetail LMS

We work with some awesome people in the L&D world. Many of our training pros are passionate and engaged learners who are constantly pushing the boundaries of what eLearning can look like. We want to take the chance to highlight a few of those people and pick their brains for some tips and tricks on how to be a training pro. The post Ask A Pro: Stu Ackerman appeared first on Wisetail. All LMS Best Practices

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Webinar: 5 Must-Know Features for Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning Brothers

Whether you are new to Articulate Storyline or a veteran in the software, it is always nice to have a refreshing review of the features in Storyline that will help you excel in your eLearning development. Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of presenting a webinar on 5 must-know features in Storyline. Next, I went into detail on how to use Motion Paths and Move Triggers to create a beautiful project.

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development.

Where are we going with all of us? What about peace?

Ignatia Webs

While typing ferociously to get the phd draft for my promoters done by the end of this week, many violent things have happened in a short period of time (Brussels airport blown up, Orlando night-club shooting, brexit and its resulting discrimination, and now once again Istanbul airport). Each time I told myself: just type, give the world a rest, just keep on typing. And I did. activism peace

Placeholder Images: Do They Help or Hurt in an eLearning Storyboard?

Association eLearning

Not so long ago, in a nearby place, someone spent a lot of time leaving notes about the photos in an eLearning storyboard. It turned out that they were just placeholders. The final course was going to use a different set of stock photos. The content was there, but they couldn’t picture how it was going to fit together. So, are placeholders worthwhile or not? That’s really valuable. Consider.

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The Inevitable Fusion of Learning and Talent

CLO Magazine

In 1997, McKinsey published its groundbreaking book, “ The War for Talent ,” exposing startling workforce vulnerabilities and launching a rallying cry for HR. However, almost 20 years later as the human capital field is desperate for a revolution, most organizations are unprepared for battle. This inverse dynamic is more than intellectually disturbing. Conditions have changed remarkably. Funding.

Gameful Design

Allen Interactions

By Edm ond Manning , Senior Instructional Strategist. want you to read every line of this blog post, so here’s what I’m going to do. will give you 50 points, and you can use those points to buy an avatar and accessories. No, wait—. Instructional Design Gamification Edmond Manning Learning Games

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Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI

Training evaluation is necessary and, in many ways, critical to the success of a business. But because short term priorities always seem to take precedence, it is typically something we plan to do better in the next course, or maybe next month, or even next year. After all, we’ve managed pretty well up to now, so surely another year can’t hurt!

Does Your eLearning Content Set Off Fireworks?

eLearning Brothers

When I was in high school, I had the opportunity to watch a fireworks display in Sapporo, Japan. More than 20 years later that summer evening fireworks display remains a vivid memory. Unlike pyrotechnic designers, as creators of eLearning content, we don’t want our courses to explode— but we do want them to stick with learners in the same way. It was an event. It had a good reputation.

Book Review: Disrupted – The Dark Side of Silicon Valley

Web Courseworks

The Dark Side of Silicon Valley’s Contribution to Management Techniques. In Disrupted , Lyons describes his time at Hubspot, an inbound marketing and sales startup, where he reveals the truth about these seemingly prosperous tech companies by exposing their faults, which have been masked by the mystic and allure that surrounds them. Step one: acquire venture capital.

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How We Learn – Capitalize On Knowing

Gyrus

How We Learn – Capitalize On Knowing. Before I start, it is best to issue a few disclaimers: I am not a neuroscientist; this blog post is not written with appropriate scientific method. This post is written based on my personal understanding and could reflect deficiencies experienced in my own personal learning process. Whereas other ideas were best suited for the minds of my friends.

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How Gamification Amplifies Your Sales Training

CommLab India

Gamification has caught the world’s attention and proven to be a top-notch learning strategy with viable results. Gamification uses game logics in a non-game setting to capture learners’ attention to teach problem solving/ decision-making skills to mention a few. Each day is witnessing an increase in gamified learning in various corporate sectors. Let’s see why. Provides Constant Feedback.

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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.

How to Help Your Employees Become Constant Learners

Pract.us

Your team can get into the learning habit at work. People who regularly innovate never stop devouring new ideas. We already know that major movers and shakers like Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg , and Sheryl Sandberg prioritize time in their hectic schedules to read and learn. And what if they were continually improving key skills? How much better could you compete? Want to eat healthier? Books.

Getting Started with iSpring QuizMaKer

eLearning Brothers

One of the best things about PowerPoint is its ability to handle a variety of third party add-ins. A lot of these add-ins can totally change your view of PowerPoint and its capabilities. One such is iSpring—an add-in allowing for scoring, interactive branching, and quizzing scenarios. PowerPoint alone is a great tool for presenting information quickly and efficiently.

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How to Become a Better E-Learning Designer

E-learning Uncovered

One of the unique aspects of the e-learning industry is how often it changes and how quickly you have to adapt to that change. Regardless of your background, education, or professional experience, becoming a better e-learning designer requires a willingness to learn new things. Instructional design was just one piece of a larger skillset that I needed to master. Instructional Design. Clark. 4.

Why our customers love customer success

LearnUpon

Customer success is a relatively new trend in the software industry. It’s also quite new at LearnUpon. Carrie Weitzel, our amazing customer success manager, joined a little over one year ago. In that year, Carrie has built a growing team that’s at the heart of customer experience at LearnUpon. As a job that’s still quite new, not everyone is familiar with the expert work that customer success does.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

A better way to develop front-line managers !It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Is E-learning Implementation in Your Organization Smooth?

CommLab India

The World Wide Web and latest technological innovations have influenced how learning and training takes place in organizations. learning is one learning format that has given learners control of how and when they choose to learn. It also helps organizations reach out to a geographically dispersed workforce at the time of need. But it is generally not so. The e-learning will have no takers.

We Need to Rethink the Classroom

CLO Magazine

I had a very interesting experience at a conference recently. I was attending the social hour and doing the small talk greeting thing. One of the participants at my table suddenly recognized me. He said, “Oh I know you; you’re the ‘I hate the classroom’ guy!”. I was fairly taken back by this. tried to explain that, first of all, I apologize if that’s how I’ve been portraying myself. Let me explain.

4 New Adobe Captivate Drag and Drop Templates

eLearning Brothers

Our human minds crave order. Even if you think of yourself as a particularly messy or carefree person, your brain still likes the things in your life to fit into neat boxes, for things to have structure, and make sense. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the very human habit of sorting. If cleanliness is second only to godliness, organization is a close third. Steps. Process. Guess the Word.

Evaluating SaaS Products for Purchase

Administrate

Jesse joined the Administrate team as an Account Executive in September 2015. He’s sold cars, yachts, advertising, and SaaS. So you think you need new SaaS (Software-as-a-Service)? Whether you’ve been down this road in the past or you’re new to the process, this post is intended to provide some pointers. I’ve Read More. All Staff Insight

5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget

In the US alone, companies spend over $70 billion on corporate training and about $1000 on individual employees according to Bersin by Deloitte. When it comes to training budgets, leaders struggle to pinpoint what impact (if any) their training programs are having. So what's the result? Companies end up wasting millions of dollars each year on ineffective training practices.

Your LMS is either live or close to it

eLearning 24-7

Hello World! It is me, LMS, yes, that is right, LMS and believe it or not, your lucky day is today or yesterday or sometime in the deep past. Regardless, you are there. Breath.  You did it! All done. Time to kick off the shoes, sit back, order a beverage and let someone else do the heavy lifting for a change. Hahahahhaa – I’m kidding. Going live is just the next step in the process. The whole idea of if you build it they will come, isn’t true. ” All of the above sound wonderful.  But this blog is about reality, not fantasy or theory.  The Name. What is it? Widget LMS? .

How to Overcome the Top 5 Training Challenges Faced by Sales Managers

CommLab India

Are recruiting and training challenges robbing you – a sales manager – of your sleep? Bid them goodbye and read how to overcome them. Hiring Sales Reps. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report , employers spend an average of 41 days to fill technical sales jobs as compared with an average of 33 days for other jobs. Hiring sales reps is a challenge most of you wish didn’t exist.

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