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Axonify version 100 – From start-up to soar

Axonify

It’s a big day for the Axonify R&D (research and development) team, as we celebrate the release of our 100th version. Although I can’t take any credit for the first 75 versions, I can say — I’m extremely proud of the team who has created not only a world-class product, but an entire approach to employee learning and training that’s transforming organizations worldwide. Six years ago, Axonify was born out of a need to solve a business problem.

Embracing Mindfulness as a Corporate Leadership Strategy

ReadyTech

“We don’t talk about mindfulness that much, but that’s how we operate. We focus on what’s right in front of us,” explains Pete Caroll , Seattle Seahawks Head Coach. “We We don’t care about the other team or the environment we’re playing in.

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Microlearning – Relearn and Refresh Your Concepts for Improved Learning Experience

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Microlearning is a process of learning in small chunks to address different needs of learners. It is a way of teaching and delivering learning content in small and specific bursts. With changing pace of technology, people round the world are depending on microlearning to provide learning with ease.

Learning Technology: The Future of the Learning Experience

CLO Magazine

Casper Moerck, head of learning technology for Siemens, says machine learning will soon be able to personalize content from anywhere for learners and even create content just for them.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

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eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

Every year around this time, we discuss the eLearning trends for the next year. What’s hot? What’s not? What are we all going to be talking about next year? These are the eLearning trends for 2018. VR/AR. While VR and AR have been talked about in recent years, we think the excitement will grow.

How to Add Captions to Video for Accessibility

Visual Lounge

People who are deaf or hard of hearing rely on captions to gain meaning from your video content. But there are a lot of other great reasons for using them, as well. Here’s how to add captions to video for accessibility. What are captions? One of the most widely-known uses for captions — closed captioning — enables people who are deaf or hard of hearing to access and understand the audio portions of a video.

Good Leaders Can Redefine Training to Help Transform Workplace Culture

CLO Magazine

Only a handful of children will make a varsity team without an involved cheerleader in their lives spurring them on and driving accountability. You’ll likely never see a child make it to the Olympics without a parental figure taking an active role in their training. The same is true of employees.

Discovering Instructional Design 3: A Systems Approach

The E-Learning Curve

Several types of analysis are undertaken when using a systems approach for Instructional Systems Design (ISD) strategy to learning program development. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 3: A Systems Approach appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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.

Higher Ed & Job Skills?

Clark Quinn

I sat in on a twitter chat yesterday, #DLNChat, that is a higher ed tech focused group (run by EdSurge ). The topic was the link between higher ed and job skills, and I was a wee bit cynical. While I think there are great possibilities, the current state of the art leaves a lot to be desired. So, I currently don’t think higher ed does a good job of preparation for success in business. Higher ed focuses too much on knowledge, and uses assignments that don’t resemble the job activities.

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The Growing Opportunity of Online Course Proctoring

LearnDash

Online courses and distance learning have opened up new business opportunities. One of those opportunities is online proctoring. Countless of organizations and educational institutions rely on e-learning to delivery course content. Of these there is a large contingency that administer exams that award continuing education certificates when passed. It stands to reason that these institutions would be interested in some component of online facilitation. This segment isn’t anything new.

Using Video for Learning: New eLearning Guild Research by Stephen Haskin

Learning Solutions Magazine

Video for learning is growing in importance, and designers are finding more ways to use it. The latest eLearning Guild research. puts numbers to the trend. Learning Media Learning Research

The Benefits of Gamification for Online Training

Growth Engineering

Gamification is when gaming mechanics are used to enhance traditionally non gaming environments. Today, car insurance companies use gamification to stop speeding. Big brands offer customer rewards to increase sales. Even health services use gamification to encourage healthy eating.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Adobe Captivate – Use JavaScript to Display Google Fonts

Adobe Captivate

In this video tutorial, I show you a method to add from over 800 Google web fonts in your Adobe Captivate project. This concept was worked out by Steven Warwick in a previous blog post.

Skillsoft Off the Shelf virtual book club—a new way to learn, share ideas and champion a culture of curiosity and conversation

Skillsoft

Get your employees talking and innovating with Skillsoft’s Off the Shelf digital book club. Skillsoft Books digital book club Skillsoft Off the Shelf

5 Essential Engagement Techniques for Effective Instructional Designing

CommLab India

Check this blog for five reasonable techniques that will help you increase engagement in your online courses. eLearning Design Instructional design

Target Business Goals with Measurable Learning Objectives by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Writing measurable learning objectives is an essential step in ensuring that eLearning addresses business goals. Getting Started Instructional Design

Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

You know the benefits of extended enterprise. But how do you execute the plan? Learn more about the technical considerations that can help you create a strategy to manage the delivery and tracking of product training across a variety of systems.

Training Vision 7: Presenting the Vision and Strategy

Your Training Edge

Summary: You will most likely have to present your training vision and strategy to your executive sponsor and possibly to a financial executive, as well. Let’s examine some ways to effectively present your vision and strategy for 2018.

8 Steps to Build a Highly Successful Leadership Development Program in 2018

Learnloft

It was a wake-up call. She finally took a chance to look at the survey results and her mouth almost hit the floor. As the CEO of a fairly large sized organization, it seemed she would be more aware of what was happening. She began reading from the report: “employees aren’t engaged in the work they are doing, most employees don’t plan on working here in two years, and our culture score is well below the average.”

More Than Meets the Eye

CLO Magazine

It is said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In the case of eye tracking, a type of research used to record and analyze where people focus their attention, one could argue that, actually, improved skill and safety are in the eye of the beholder.

10 Steps to Running an Engaging eLearning Webinar

LearnUpon

Webinars are a remarkable resource. They connect you with a new audience, allow you to reach your learners on a more personal level, and enable you to share invaluable information. With all their advantages though, running a webinar is easier said than done.

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!

Marc My Words: I Predict More Predictions for 2018 by Marc Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

We have come to the silly season of predictions for 2018 about our field. Here are Marc’s 15 predictions about what will be. predicted. Emerging Topics Learning Research Professional Development

Learning Trends to Watch

Roundtable Learning

With 2018 in sight, companies are watching for emerging learning technologies that can streamline their learning management systems, increase employee engagement, and enhance their training. To meet that demand, learning vendors are racing to release apps and new LMS features.

5 Critical Career Lessons to Help You in 2018

Learnloft

Being named by LinkedIn as a Top Voice in Management & Workplace is quite an honor. While the award is validation for the work our team is doing to help turn managers into leaders is nice, it’s just the beginning. Here are 5 Critical Career Lessons to Help You in 2018.

How to select an eLearning solution for partner training?

WizIQ

Choosing the right partner training platform is an integral step for the success of the business. By opting for a highly scalable, full-featured, cloud-based training platform, an organization can. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

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2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

Driving Lucrative Training Outcomes Through Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, learning professionals from diverse industry domains need to identify how to efficiently deliver training support to mobile devices, so that learners access relevant information whenever and wherever they need.

A Recipe for Success

CLO Magazine

Mike Prokopeak, VP, Editor in Chief. There is no single recipe for learning and development. For some organizations, a centralized model is on the menu. For others, decentralization is more their flavor. Some like it matrixed, others federated.

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Digital Learning as 2017 Closes

EdCast

Digital Learning as 2017 Closes December is always a crazy month – a lot to do in a short time. It is also a time for reflection. One of the topics high on my list to reflect upon is: where are we with Digital Learning? For me, this has been a journey over a couple […]. The post Digital Learning as 2017 Closes appeared first on EdCast.