Trending Articles

Trending Sources

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

If your New Year’s Resolution is to read more books, you’ve found the right post. This is a compilation and update of my previous book list and review posts. Instructional Design. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. I’ve recommended it many times. It’s easy to read and understand. Read my review for more details. Visual Design.

YouTube And Learning: The Future Of Self-paced As Well As Classroom Learning

G-Cube

Technology and learning has become closer in the last few years. With the development of modern Internet, corporate sector has completely changed its face – including the way business is conducted, how employees engage with people and how they learn. There are various ways YouTube can be utilized for learning within the corporate sector: YouTube For Instructor-led Classroom Learning. Learning

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report. Electronic Performance Support Systems (Interesting fact: Google was founded in September 1998.). Intranets. Mobile.

Learning Objectives and GPS

Association eLearning

Your supervisor stops by and says they’re super busy. They need you to take care of something they don’t have time to do. After showing you that “Everything you need is in this folder” they thank you for your help and walk off. You have no idea how to do the task you were just assigned. That’s how learners can feel if training’s learning objectives aren’t set up well. That’s a terminal objective.

How to Create a Customer Training Strategy

Want to develop an effective customer training strategy for your organization? Download this guide to learn some simple steps you can follow to set your team up for success. Click to download.

More Trending

7 Top Benefits Of Collaborative eLearning

EI Design

Some of the most valuable eLearning experiences come in the form of naturally-occurring conversations. But how can you duplicate these everyday interactions in your eLearning course design? The answer is through a collaborative eLearning approach. In this article, I’ll explore the top 7 benefits of collaborative eLearning. Collaborative eLearning: 7 Top Advantages To Consider.

Instructional Design Post-SCORM

Web Courseworks

Kicking off the 2017 eLearning Thought Leaders Series will be Megan Torrance from TorranceLearning on, “xAPI for Instructional Designers.” Torrance is Chief Energy Officer at TorranceLearning, an eLearning Brothers Company,  where they specialize in custom learning design and development. Experience API, or xAPI, is the new, exciting interoperability standard to hit the eLearning industry.

SCORM 54

How to Use the Three Act Structure to Make Rockin’ eLearning Videos

eLearning Brothers

Keeping your learners entertained is a key component of an eLearning video course. How can you keep them engaged? By mimicking other videos that entertain them. I’m talking about movies and TV. In this age of easily accessible video entertainment, most of us are watching a lot of TV and movies. Of course, this is simply not true. This is as true with any sort of story as it is with books. Simple.

Movie 53

COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 1

Learnnovators

The post COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 1 appeared first on Learnnovators.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Getting Started With Knowledge Management

Geenio

In this article you will find a list of basic recommendations that can be used to establish knowledge management in an organization. If your company treats its employees’ expertise with the respect it deserves, you can use the information

Ready Player None: The Pitfalls of Gamification

eLearning Alchemy

Length: 777 words. Reading Time: ~3.5 minutes. It’s hard to have missed the rise of gamification in the learning industry over the past few years. Self-proclaimed gamification “experts” have seemingly dropped from the sky to fill our conferences and social media channels. There’s even an Education Edition of Minecraft. What’s not to like? Or, am I using game elements? PITFALL 3: MAKING IT TOO EASY.

Rahaf Harfoush #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Rahaf Haroush opened the second day of the 2017 ATD TechKnowledge conference. She made clear some important points about the potential for technology. For instance she made the case for context-sensitive performance support, social network analysis, and a learning culture. An interesting point was that existing business practices were developed in times of data scarcity. social strategy

Sorting Through the EdTech Toolbox: 6 Blended Learning Tool Categories

InSync Training

We keep saying that technology is just a tool, but what do we really mean? have a full toolbox out in the garage, but I have to admit that I’ve used a shoe to hammer a nail into the wall on more than one occasion. Are we using the right tools to design , develop, deliver, facilitate , produce , and curate learning? Or, are we using our shoes, staplers, or anything sturdy enough that we have on hand to get the job done? In the end, does it really matter? Blended learning EdTech 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

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.

Maslow, technology and learning

Learning with e's

I love a good mash-up. It's a digital age version of synthesis. Actually, that's a little misleading - synthesis is a skill required by academics and scholars, whether technology is present or not. But a mash-up takes several ideas, formats or sources and places them together in a new form, to say something new. That's why I like it. It's creative and it's often thought provoking. Unported License.

What’s the Benefit of “Fun” in Games?

Knowledge Guru

Yes, I know. You’ve heard that games are very useful for learning. However, it’s less about creating a game than actually understanding what it is that people find “fun” about playing games. There is power in understanding what makes games engaging to us. Armed with that knowledge, you can use it to inform your learning designs. This table offers a quick summary. Game Activities People Find Fun.

Flattening the Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

Pract.us

Most employees forget their training shortly after taking it. If training starts in the classroom, everyone knows it doesn’t end there. As Bill Rosenthal pointed out, there is a learning curve and then there is a forgetting curve. But when it comes to employee learning and development, the forgetting curve can be a major obstacle. Here are a few to try out. Train employees on what’s needed now.

A Cognitive Audit?

Clark Quinn

In the recent Chief Learning Officer magazine, I wrote an article on the basics of the cognitive science of learning. And I truly believe that if you’re a professional, you should be aware of the fundamental scientific basis of your profession. Pilots need to know aeronautics, physicians need to know physiology, etc. And therefore, I reckon L&D needs to know the cognitive background.

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.

5 Ways to Maximize The Virtual Classroom Instructional Partnership

InSync Training

Success in the modern virtual classroom is not dependent on the technology, rather, success is dependent on the strength of the relationships between all members of the instructional partnership. There are many individuals contributing to the success of virtual sessions: facilitators, learners, subject matter experts, instructional designers, just to name a few.

eLearning Brothers Provides Customizable eLearning Courses for Bridge

eLearning Brothers

We’ve often been asked in our custom development adventures if there were some sort of off-the-shelf product that we offered for common training topics. Well, we’ve seized an opportunity to work with Instructure and their Bridge learning management system (LMS) to provide just that! Each course was designed to be as effective as possible, saving valuable employee time. What do you do about it?

Modern Workplace Learning Magazine is launched

Jane Hart

Modern Workplace Learning Magazine is a new online publication that focuses on helping L&D departments do things differently and do different things in order to provide an effective service for today’s workforce.  The articles will build a body of knowledge, experience and know-how for enabling and supporting learning in the modern workplace. We Or they risk being ‘disrupted’. Social learning

2017: The Year of User Interface Design

Web Courseworks

When I was tasked with identifying and elaborating on an instructional design trend for 2017, I did what most people do when they have no ideas: I asked Google. noticed a pattern among the various trends that were identified. Many of the articles listed user interface design. Oh great , I thought. On top of being an instructional designer, now I also have to be an expert in UI?

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.

Mick Ebeling ATD TechKnowledge Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Mick Ebeling, of Not Impossible Labs, opened the TechKnowledge conference with an inspiring keynote. He told engaging stories about achieving the impossible because it just took commitment. He evangelized contributing, and getting contributions by emphasizing the brand benefits of doing good. The post Mick Ebeling ATD TechKnowledge Keynote Mindmap appeared first on Learnlets.

Pulling Back the Curtain on L&D’s Myths

CLO Magazine

Fifteen-plus years ago Robin Lucas, vice president at Fredrickson Learning, was working in learning for a different organization. The team had identified a program that seemed effective for its leadership development needs. It taught principles the organization wanted its leaders to have. It had a nice model around it, and it had a sustainable plan. Sounds great, right? Lucas said. Culture is key.

The Versatile Blue Square Templates for Storyline

eLearning Brothers

Tabbed interactions are an excellent option for fitting multiple slides of eLearning material into a single module, which is why we at eLearning Brothers have a wealth of tabbed templates for Storyline in our library. Templates are handy for getting a prepackaged design that only requires you to plug in the content. Just write your course and the visual components have already been taken care of.

Learning in the Modern Workplace is much MORE than courses and resources

Jane Hart

Individuals learn in many ways for and at work; training or e-learning is only part of the picture as I show in the diagram below. Modern Professional Learning (as I call it) happens in many different ways – both inside and outside the organisation. It is partly organised by L&D, partly organised by a manager and partly self-organised. This is the new work for L&D. This includes.

Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study

Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. In this session, David will go through the well-known IBM Open Badge Program to help explain badge programs.