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I’m Speaking at LS Con

Experiencing eLearning

I’m presenting a session on Avoiding Voice Over Script Pitfalls. for the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference. If you’re attending the conference, it’s session LS403 on Wednesday afternoon. Unfortunately, I’m opposite Michael Allen and several other promising sessions. Sigh.) If you’re planning to attend the conference, I hope to meet you in person.

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Exploring Curation EdTech Tools and Apps

InSync Training

The last (but not least) compartment in our EdTech toolbox is curation tools. We use these tools and apps to explore the web to find resources related to specific topics that we can save, reference or share out through other channels. In any modern blended learning program, a curation strategy can improve the outcomes for your learners. EdTech 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

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Geenio Double Win 2017 for LMS Software

Geenio

Here at Geenio, this year’s spring could not have begun any better. Of course, feeling the first warm sunbeams touch our faces brings us as much joy and excitement as the next person, but this time around we’ve got something very special to warm our hearts

To Persuade More Effectively, Pre-suade First

CLO Magazine

Researchers like me have long studied how best to persuade. We’ve learned a lot over the years about which elements to build into a message and which psychological strings to strum with that message to elevate its success. But, recently, we’ve begun to realize that by focusing so intently on the message, we’ve missed a crucial component of the process. So, you ask for his feedback on the idea.

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Gamification vs Game-Based Learning: What’s the Difference?

Knowledge Guru

Every year, the NCAA invites people from all over the world to participate in one of college sports greatest spectacles: March Madness. If you are reading this from the United States, chances are high that you have filled out a NCAA men’s basketball bracket before. You choose which college basketball teams you think will win each round of play. So what keeps people playing year after year?

“PLAY TO LEARN” WITH KARL KAPP

Learnnovators

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Authoring Tool/Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: CourseBuilder

Upside Learning

Here we are again with our eighth responsive authoring tool review. In this post, we’ll present an overview of the features, advantages, and limitations of Lumesse’s CourseBuilder. We’ve previously written about Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat, Captivate 9, Lectora 16, and Articulate 360 – Rise, and have also published a feature-wise comparison of all these tools. […]. Upside Learning CourseBuilder Lumesse CourseBuilder Responsive Authoring Tools Responsive eLearning

INFOGRAPHIC: You Will Need These Leadership Skills in the Future

CLO Magazine

It pays to look ahead, especially when it comes to leadership skills development. The Institute for Corporate Productivity summed up neatly what leadership capabilities people will need in the future, so learning leaders can begin preparing and allocating their resources now. Source: i4cp. Bravetta Hassell is a Chief Learning Officer associate editor. Comment below, or email editor@CLOmedia.com

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3 Brilliant Common Craft Instructional Videos

eLearning Brothers

Common Craft has an extensive library of informative and instructional videos. With professionalism and personality, they are easy to drop into an eLearning course to quickly get a point across in an engaging way. Today we’re taking a look at 3 videos in particular that will really spice up your next project. Artificial Intelligence. Should we be afraid at all? Web Search Strategies.

Moving to Mobile Learning: Three MLearning Design Mistakes that Everyone’s Making

Allen Interactions

By Ann Iverson, Senior Instructional Designer. What was the last thing you learned on your phone? A new cooking technique? How to write better emails? How to change a flat tire? Maybe you’re on your phone right now, liking and retweeting this blog post! In any event, our phones have become indispensable tools to get needed information quickly and precisely when we want it.

Using Emotional Intelligence for Agile Learning

InSync Training

How does building emotional intelligence allow learning professionals to be more effective at their jobs? This blog by Marjorie Derven, guest InSync BYTE series speaker, introduces the connection before her March 21 live online learning event. Register to attend her BYTE session now to expand on the perspective shared here. In fact, our ability to learn is arguably a requirement for survival.

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Technology or preparation?

Clark Quinn

In listening to a recent presentation on the trends affecting the workplace and HR, there was mention about how organizations were using more cognitive technology, AI, etc. and this was changing jobs. There were two additional notes. First, these efforts aren’t (largely) leading to job losses, as these folks were being reskilled. Second, HR wasn’t involved in 65% of this. That’s a concern. But one of the things I wondered was whether all the new, smart technology really would help as much as was intended or needed. Pharmaceutical companies are continually trying new drugs.

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Learning and Development in the Remote Workplace

CLO Magazine

Modern organizations are embracing some level of transition to remote staffing. Market globalization alongside continued advancements in communication technologies are driving this paradigm shift in workforce assembly. According to a January study from Global Workplace Analytics, approximately 20-25 percent of the workforce teleworks at some frequency, and 80-90 percent of the U.S.

4 Types of Videos for Learning

Visual Lounge

You probably already know that video can be an excellent medium for training, but before you get started building your video you need to decide what type of training video to create. With that in mind, one crucial step before you choose what type of video to make is to consider your customers’ expectations. This can be subliminally through framing, or explicitly by explaining your approach.

Catch up with Megan at Learning Solutions

Torrance Learning

Are you planning to be at the Learning Solutions Conference March 22-24 in Orlando? Catch up with Megan! Here’s a look at her schedule. Hope to see you there! Tuesday, March 21 Session Link xAPI Camp 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Session Link. Wednesday, March 22. Morning Buzz. Session Link MB02: Getting Started with xAPI 7:30 AM – 8:15 AM Session Link. Concurrent Session. Concurrent Session w/ Rob Houck.

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Unleashing Superheroes – Doing Gamification the Right Way

Growth Engineering

This week I explore how gamification, a core theme explored in my upcoming book Unleashing Superheroes, can be built into your engagement strategy to delight your learners! In my 15+ years fighting dull online learning with Growth Engineering, I’ve learned it’s essential to keep things fresh. Driving Debate. Healthy debate is exactly what I got at a recent industry network event I attended.

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.

Where is Clark?

Clark Quinn

So, where am I this spring? I was at ATD’s Techknowledge in January, and as this is published I’m on my way to Long Beach for their Core 4 event (sold out; if you’re one of the lucky ones there, say hi!). I’m taking the train (and a bus); look forward to watching the terrain roll by and writing. But there’re a couple more events this spring. Next week (March 30th), I’ll be giving a talk to ATD’s East Bay chapter on innovation. If you’re here in the Bay Area, it should be fun and informative. Again, if you’re going, say hello! strategy

Three Ways to Motivate Employees to Learn

CLO Magazine

Human motivation is a crazy thing, and we’ve learned a lot more about what motivates people from writers like Daniel Pink (“Drive”) and Carol Dweck (“Mindset”). If you have kids, you also know this first-hand. If you tell children they have to do something, there is resistance, but if you help them figure things out for themselves, they own it. Guess what? Adults are no different. Teamwork.

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An Expert’s View On The Transformation of Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

“This is my web home. If you were in my real home, I’d ask you to sit down, relax, and I’d offer you a cold drink. Until then, all I can offer you is this humble web space.”. This is the greeting waiting for you when you first enter Brandon’s website. Just as his warm opener suggests, he agreed to an interview for Training Station. Don’t miss the awesome insights Brandon has to share! Interviews

The Suspenseful Season Finale of Training

Association eLearning

It’s the season finale of your favorite show. You’re glued to the chair as everything falls apart. Your favorite character is in mortal peril and then the screen is suddenly black. No, not a cliffhanger! Are they going to make it? What happens next? You simply need to know. And that’s why you’ll watch the next season. Cliffhangers keep us interested. It’s natural. questions in your eLearning.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Grow Your eLearning Legacy with Professional Development

eLearning Brothers

Being an eLearning Rockstar is no easy feat. It takes time and resources to learn all the ins and outs of the industry and how to best apply those to the training content you’re building. That’s why we want to help you learn and develop your skills by providing you with all of the tools you’ll ever need! Video Training Library. Professional Association Membership. And more!

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Top down or bottom up strategy?

Clark Quinn

In a recent discussion around HR strategy, the question arose about where to start. That is, if you’ve bought into moving into the digital age, where do you begin. The flip answer from the host of the event, a large consulting agency, was to hire them (and my flip reply is to ask whether you want newly minted MBAs following a process designed to be ‘heavy’, or someone coming in light and fast with an adaptive approach ;). And I wasn’t satisfied with that, for two related reasons. It’s a good one, but it’s not enough. And I think that’s a good basis.

What’s the CLO’s Role in the Gig Economy?

CLO Magazine

Employees come. They go. Sometimes they come back. Often they don’t. The rise of the contingent workforce, the ranks of which are filled with increasing numbers of men and women working for “Me Inc.,” is changing business demographics around the world. Blame it on today’s dynamic business environment. Or, don’t blame anything all. Create flexible alternatives. Facilitate knowledge-sharing sessions.

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Why Fun in Learning is Important

Growth Engineering

The idea of fun in learning can be a hard one to grasp. Do you remember the last time you sat down just to learn something new or improve your skills at work? Though the idea of self-development is exciting, the process is usually a bit dull. There’s a lot of hard, boring work to do before you can reap the rewards. Sometimes it’s tough to motivate yourself. The Science of Fun in Learning.

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