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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?

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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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.

Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy. I’m happy to say that the participants threw in lots of ideas, and I thought they were worth capturing. Attendees suggested it’s your goals and approach, ensuring you are delivering effectively.  It’s also your review approach, and metrics. These are all elements that indeed contribute to strategy.

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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.

How To Create Closed Captioning in Camtasia Videos

eLearning Brothers

When you create a course, and you’ve put the work into making it the best freakin’ course you’ve ever made, you want nothing more than to have as many people take it as possible. Not making your course ADA compliant is doing nothing more than limiting the number of viewers you’re going to get. No longer could you lose your job because of a disability. Department of Justice here.

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?

Using an LMS to Enhance Marketing and Increase Sales

Web Courseworks

As a Learning Management System provider, we assume that our customers are in the business of selling courses. With With that assumption, we know that our platform must support the goals of the association and must have features to accommodate these needs. How do you get past simply providing eLearning materials to your members and move into increasing revenues from those materials? Course Reviews.

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.

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.

or not to lecture

Learning with e's

In my previous post I wrote that even though research shows lectures to be less than effective in helping students to learn, they still persist in higher education. also promised to blog about some of the alternatives when it comes to teaching very large groups, and here it is. The key question is: What can replace the lecture? There is no point simply talking at them for an hour. Unported License.

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!

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Knowing Your Audience: Training Your Employees

Content Raven

Not Everyone is Just Like You. employees Training Corporate Training employee training employee engagement

Customer Training Completion Rates

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.

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.

Enhancing the eLearning Experience

OpenSesame

eLearning is all around us, from the classroom to the workplace and there are tons of providers too. But what can you do to make sure learners not only enjoy your content but also take something away? Here are three tips to enhancing the elearning experience:  . 1. After this lesson you should be able to…”. Yup, it’s that simple. Therefore letting learners know all course objectives is imperative.

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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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Bringing the Band Down to DevLearn 2016

eLearning Brothers

The past few years have taken us down to Las Vegas for one of our most favorite events of the year: the DevLearn 2016 Conference and Expo. This year was no exception! We had some big news we were bringing with us and we wanted to show it off in a big way. That’s why we trucked practically the entire company down to celebrate! After all, it’s because of you that we do what we do!

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.

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

Great Leaders Move Fast

CLO Magazine

There is a saying, “It takes two to tango.” That is true in many areas of life, and it happens to be true about an important dimension of leadership — speed. But that speed is not effective unless it is accompanied by a second dimension — quality. Consider the following data to paint a more precise picture. This group had a 3 percent probability of being an extraordinary leader. Take initiative.

Try These Microlearning Tools To Drive Your Learner’s Engagement

Wisetail LMS

Microlearning is the newest craze in the L&D industry. Try these five microlearning tools to help drive engagement and reach your learners. The post Try These Microlearning Tools To Drive Your Learner’s Engagement appeared first on Wisetail. All LMS Best Practices

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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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.

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.

DevLearn Graphic Sketchnotes

NuggetHead

The annual Elearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference & Expo was recently held on November 18-20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. DevLearn is the premiere event in the Learning & Development industry and one I anticipate the most. Three days of learning together with friends and colleagues by discovering new techniques, products and innovative technologies. Like any skill, practice equals proficiency.

The Week That Was, November 28-December 2

CLO Magazine

Commentary & Opinion Homepage Commentary & Opinion Learning Delivery recap

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How to Design an Effective E-Learning Course

Content Raven

Most companies and organizations have created manuals and learning materials in the print format over the years. employees Training employee training elearning 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.