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3 Free Apps for Supporting Learning After Training Events

InSync Training

The most important part of training is what happens AFTER the training. Reality (aka science) dictates that people can only ingest and retain so much information, regardless of how well-designed a learning activity may be. Therefore, L&D strategy cannot stop at delivery. Mobile Learning 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Peformance Improvement

(This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.). All industries are undergoing enormous change, mostly due to new technologies, globalization, and a very diverse workforce. For example, in the hospitality industry smartphones put scheduling and reservations at our fingertips, literally. Apps give us car services and meals on-demand – no waiting.

Who Needs Training? 1/3 of Americans Receive No Formal Training From Their Employer

Association eLearning

An online survey conducted by Ipsos Market Research and Consulting Firm has turned up some shocking statistics. 30% of Americans surveyed said that they never received any formal training from their employer. Among those left untrained,  were those over age 55 (37%), those earning less than $50,000 annual income (37%), those who have not earned a college degree (38%), and part time workers (37%).

Top 3 #LMS 4 Video, Mobile, Social.

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Fun fact – The Top 50 2017 LMS Report is available for purchase. Makes a great gift for your or company or organization, etc.   See SAMPLE of the report. Speaking of fun facts, need help with finding the best system for you? Well, you can save $200 off thru March 17th with my LMS Service Package.  Contact me for more info. Okay, promotional items are complete.  Thank you. Da-Da-Da. Frito Pie.”

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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Take the Scare Out of Scope

Allen Interactions

Annette Kirchner, Senior Producer, Studio M. As an Allen Interactions Producer (Allen’s title for Project Manager), I manage projects and maintain the overall project vision. My daily efforts keep the project moving ahead. engage team members when it’s their time to shine or when we need their input to solve problems. Learning Project Management Project Scope

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Attention Span of a Gnat?

Living in Learning

Enable learning and support within the workflow. Keep things moving; breaking the chain of concentration to launch a fire safety course in the LMS while my hair is on fire makes no sense. Give me 90-seconds of Stop Drop & Roll and then let’s get on with it. Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work Micro-Learning Performer Support Rants & Ramblings Technology

Create Love in the Classroom

Learning Rebels

(Originally created for Litmos blog 8/2016). Have you ever been in front of a group of training “captives”? They just aren’t feeling the love in the classroom? Either people were told to be there by the boss, or perhaps the training is part of some punitive action (You turned left instead of right…now you MUST go to training!)? There is a big difference! If Flip the script.

Microlearning: What It Is and What It Isn’t

Bottom-Line Performance

Last month, we published the results from our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us what learning trends or new training delivery methods they are most excited about for 2017. The number one answer?  Microlearning. 18% of respondents said they’re excited about microlearning for the year ahead. The Some use short videos. The idea is simple.

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Exploring Augmented and Virtual Reality EdTech Tools and Apps

InSync Training

Last week, we looked at assessment and evaluation EdTech tools and apps. This week, we continue our series by diving deeper into augmented and virtual reality tools and apps. These tools and apps enable us to create immersive learning experiences for our learners. What was once a highly segmented toolset is now available for us to explore and integrate into our toolboxes!

Geenio Update - Messages and Communication

Geenio

The desire to communicate is something every creature on the planet has in common. Humans went one step further and invented words and languages. Talking to each other has become essential for learning about the world and the people

Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

They say that a clean home is a happy home, and an organized mind is a happy mind. This is as true about your home and your mind as it is with your eLearning video project. The larger the project, the more likely you are to lose track of the pieces. This makes it all the more important to keep your assets in order by making a process that is consistent and easy to follow.

Driving Performance Improvement Through Short-form Video Training

ej4 eLearning

Organizations understand the need to train their employees, but there are a number of common challenges in designing the right training program. Two of the biggest issues are reinforcing formal learning on the job, and linking learning programs and outcomes back to business results. Micro-learning using short-form videos is an ideal way to meet both of these challenges. Retention and Reinforcement.

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Another model for support

Clark Quinn

I was thinking about today’s post , wherein I was talking about a couple of packages that  might help organizations move forward. I was reflecting back on some previous posts about engagement models, and was reminded of a more recent one. And I realized this has played out in a couple of ways. And these approaches did provide away to  develop the organization’s abilities to develop better learning.  So this is another model for support for developing at least the learning side of the equation. For each, my role was to lead the design. design strategy

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This Learning ‘Project’ Is Not that Serious

CLO Magazine

For many learning and development organizations, the project model to get work done is pretty much the only model. It’s mostly fulfilling requests from business units and stakeholders. It’s also the basis for many vendor relationships. From an instructional perspective, popular, if oversimplified, design models, such as ADDIE, tend to reinforce this default to treat all work as project work.

The Modern Learning Makerspace

InSync Training

The Art of Praxis. have been seeing the word “praxis” a lot these days, associated with a few different definitions. To me, the essence of the word, is application – the application of theory to practice. Definitions include examples of practice, and application of knowledge or skills. And, the word is said to have derived from the Greek word for “doing”. love making learning happen.

How to Create Mnemonic Devices That Help Your Students Remember

CourseArc

Students can often feel overwhelmed by the extent of new information and concepts that they are exposed to throughout a course. As an instructional designer, it’s your responsibility to help learners remember and retain key information and take-aways from your courses. One handy set of memory tools are known as mnemonic devices. What Are They? Mnemonic Acronyms. Mnemonic Phrases.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

10 Rules To Follow For Fruitful Inclusion Of Multimedia In E-Learning

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Success of E-Learning lies in the fact that it can include a variety of learning opportunities – self-paced training, just-in-time information as well as guidance from experts. With the help of technology, e-learning deliveries readily accessible digital content and creates a learner-oriented environment. Effective design of e-learning materials relies on appropriate instructional design processes.

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Tackling the tough stuff

Clark Quinn

I was reflecting a wee bit on my books (and writings in general), and realized that there’s somewhat of a gap when I talk about games, and mobile, and more. And it’s not unconscious, but instead principled, even if it arises somewhat implicitly. So I thought I’d talk briefly about  why I tend to focus on the design, and not the practical implementations. These will change.

Is Learning a Real Profession?

CLO Magazine

One of the hallmarks of a profession is a standard language, an agreed-upon framework for measures and common processes. For instance, accounting has a common language, agreed-upon measures, statements and processes. Accountants have four basics types or categories to organize their hundreds of measures. You will recognize these as revenue (or income), expense (or cost), assets and liabilities.

Bringing About Better E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

It is sadly uncontroversial to suggest that the state of the e-learning industry is not performing up to the promise. For all the new advances in technology (like virtual and augmented reality, simulations, and artificial intelligence), we still see far too much information dump and knowledge test. Do you think this a problem? The answer is a resounding “No.” &rdquo

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

Decision trees vs. real life scenarios in e-learning

Matrix

Decisions, decisions… When I was a kid I couldn’t wait to grow up and decide things on my own. Now that I’m an adult I sometimes wish to be just a child and let others take responsibility for all the decisions that have to be made. And this is where decision trees come in handy. So let’s talk trees… decision trees. Most of the time it actually looks like an upside-down tree.

Effectiveness of Corporate Learning and Development programs

Your Training Edge

Corporate is a world where an individual or groups get united for a specific purpose. It is created by some legal authorities or department of laws. Corporate sector is the most growing sector in the world. It is getting change by globalization and technical advancement. Corporations have to go through from many new challenges and burning issues on daily basis. Improved Performance. Consistency.

Support for moving forward

Clark Quinn

I have to admit I’ve been a bit surprised to see that movements towards improving elearning and learning strategy  haven’t had more impact. On the learning design side, e.g. the Serious eLearning Manifesto  and our Future of Work  project, it still seems there’s a focus on content presentation. And similarly with learning strategy, so despite the Revolution , it doesn’t appear that there’s any big move in L&D to take a bigger perspective. And my question is: “why not?” What could keep folks from at least taking initial steps? design strategy

Virtual Instructors: Almost as Good as the Real Thing

CLO Magazine

Virtual instructor-led training enables organizations to spend less per learner while delivering more training to more people. While it’s not the ideal learning format for every situation, it’s easy to understand why virtual instructor-led training has gained popularity in the learning and development world. This poor use of the tool gave VILT a bad reputation. Create Savings and Value .

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