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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.

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.

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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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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Client Story: Chopt & Wisetail LMS Observation Checklists

Wisetail LMS

Chopt Creative Salad Company looked to the Wisetail LMS to help them close the loop on blended learning by incorporating Observation Checklists into their training. The post Client Story: Chopt & Wisetail LMS Observation Checklists appeared first on Wisetail. All LMS Best Practices

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.

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.

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

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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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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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.

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.

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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Leadership in time of crisis

Learning with e's

Today marks the centennial of the bloodiest battle in the history of the British Army. On July 1, 1916, British and Allied forces engaged with German forces in the Battle of the Somme. The first day was a disaster. The Allied forces sustained more than 54,000 casualties with 19,240 dead in just 24 hours. There are several theories as to why the Allies suffered so many casualties. Unported License.

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 Successfully Implement Your LMS.

Gyrus

How to successfully implement your LMS. Your organization has always wanted a Learning Management System. They previously opted for a system that just did not fit your organization’s needs, or they have never had an LMS and you have produced a few eLearnings here and there, but nothing has ever been regulated. You find the deeper you delve into training the messier it is becoming.

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.

Accessibility – What you can Achieve with Popular Rapid Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Most companies nowadays emphasise that the design of their eLearning must factor in accessibility. They realise that a critical part of building a diverse workforce and more inclusive culture is ensuring that everyone has access to the same calibre of training. Specifically, all learners should be able to take up eLearning without hassles or losing […]. eLearning

Curated Insights: What does it mean to modernize workplace learning?

Axonify

 “We want to modernize our learning culture,” said the chief learning officer. Everyone nodded in agreement, but had absolutely no idea what a “modern learning culture” really is or how to build one. The familiar tricks that worked 20 years ago just don’t have the same impact on the modern employee. The Evolution of Workplace Learning in a SlideShare Timeline from Jane Hart. Well … EVERYTHING!

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.

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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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.

Let’s Get Medical!

eLearning Brothers

The medical profession is perhaps one of the oldest still in existence. Of all occupations, it has probably advanced the most, from the dark days of bloodletting and humorism, to an era of penicillin, vaccines, and MRI body imaging. As long as humans keep getting sick and injured (being human), there is going to be a need for medical professionals in some form or another. Chantel.        . Roberta.

Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

Understanding the way people learn allows you to create better training. Finding relevant research and studies has become easier, but relating them to the way your business works can be more of a challenge. These 10 learning theory books offer a range of approaches and specialities. Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. Authors : Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel.

How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy

A staggering 80% of sales professionals report they don’t remember or implement their lessons from annual sales kickoff meetings.Our new publication, available below, explores how companies can avoid costly mistakes in sales training.

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.

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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.