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How Fantasy Elements Improve the Learning Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

The idea of using whimsy and fantasy as part of a training program makes some learning leaders nervous. Will learners take the training seriously? Will serious-minded audiences be offended by the lighthearted approach? And most importantly, what will stakeholders think?

How to get buy-in for your new onboarding vision

Axonify

We’ve been talking about a reimagined approach to onboarding for about six months now. We’ve covered a range of related topics, including: New foundational principles for facilitating an onboarding experience that never stops. Pre-boarding and the value of finding the right people who already have a passion for your company. Organizational fit and the need to involve people in the culture from day one rather than just tell them about it.

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10 top tips for a great interactive video

Kineo

We’re all abuzz these days about interactive video. And for good reason. It is a great way to get learners to sit up straight and pay attention and on top of that, can enhance and improve a traditional eLearning experience, by = breaking up the monotony of clicking next through a series of slides. And it is, well, so much more interactive than a “static” video.

“Check Box” Training, or Is It “Check Box” L&D?

Living in Learning

It’s Saturday morning, and am fully caffeinated…sitting on the deck and nursing on the business end of a fairly decent cigar. It’s odd moments like these that a craving to rip out a blog post gets flung upon me. Out of the blue a question landed on my brain and I thought was significant enough […]. Continuous Learning Learning Ecosystems Performance Support Performer Support Rants & Ramblings Sustained Capability dynamic learning ecosystems embedded performance support point of work

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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.

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Are Innovation and Education a Perfect Couple or a Dangerous Match?

mLevel

There is no disputing that the pace of innovation and new technologies being delivered to the education marketplace is at an all-time high. It seems new offerings and companies seem to sprout up faster than the weeds in my garden. In fact, Forbes cited 2015 as the year gamification went mainstream.

An Instructional Designer's Guide to a Successful Project Kickoff Meeting

Dashe & Thomson

by Claire Narum. The importance of a strong kickoff to a training project can’t be understated. Not only does the project kickoff meeting define the road map, set expectations for your stakeholders, and clarify each team member’s roles, it’s also an opportunity for the team to forge a positive and enthusiastic working relationship that builds a solid foundation for collaboration on future projects.

Why Learning Content Curation Matters

PDG

Training departments generate volumes of content. What do you have in your library? Is it up-to-date? Useful? Relevant? Do your people know how to find it? Many of us are standing on twin peaks of learning content.

The Importance of Alliances

eLearning Brothers

Today’s learning ecosystem is expanding.

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.

Developing Personal Learning Networks – Resources

David Kelly

People are not learning exclusively from conventional sources like courses and classrooms. In truth we never did, but there’s a growing awareness of the small percentage of learning that comes from formal means as compared to informal means.

You cannot open a book without learning something. Confucius

Skillsoft

Do books still serve a purpose in today’s world? Skillsoft Books24x7 Books

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7 Learning Management System Pitfalls to Avoid

AbaraLMS

A Learning Management System is a quintessential online training tool that has become an integral part of the eLearning design and development process of numerous training and corporate organizations.

Placing Employee Experience at the Core of Onboarding Programs

Learning Wire

Want to find out more about the key role of onboarding & get concrete tips to implement great onboarding programs? Download our white paper by clicking here ! Human beings are hard-wired to respond to experiences.

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

JoomlaLMS 2.1.5 release

JoomlaLMS

Dear clients, we are glad to announce JoomlaLMS 2.1.5 release. The new version is Joomla 3.8.x compatible. JoomlaLMS 2.1.5 is available for upgrade in the administration area of your website and for purchase in our store. Blog articles

FOR MEN ONLY – LEARN HOW TO BE A REAL MAN

KnowledgeStar

TO ALL THE MEN WHO READ THIS. THE TED PRESENTATION JACKSON MAKES MUST BE WATCHED AND REMEMBERED. PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH ALL THE MEN YOU KNOW … WATCH JACKSON KATZ TEACH AN IMPORTANT LESSON FOR MENFiled under: Managing Minds. Managing Minds

Podcast: Chad Bellin – Getting Started in Augmented and Virtual Reality

Learningtogo

Chad Bellin is a technology executive with over 18 years experience across several industries. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Chad has had the opportunity to work for some amazing startups as well as with larger companies like Mitel, Rockwell Automation, and IBM.

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Let your learners fail

LearnUpon

If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again. Failure is an important part of training, after all, we learn from our mistakes. So, it’s important to keep that in mind when creating your eLearning courses.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

Learning Transformation in Practice

Vitalyst

The phrase “practice makes perfect” is guidance most people get at an early age. Although perfection as a goal is problematic and largely unattainable, the phrase’s fundamental idea—that the best way to learn is through repetition—is solid, time-tested, and scientifically supported 1.

5 Reasons Why Using Consultants are Good for your L&D Budget

Clarity Consultants

It might seem counterintuitive that hiring a consultant would help you save money, but when it comes to your L&D budget – hiring a consultant is a great option.

In Real Life: The Modern Learning Ecosystem Framework by JD Dillon

Learning Solutions Magazine

The modern learning ecosystem framework is a method for meeting workplace learning and performance needs. Here’s how it. works and why you should use it. Blended Learning Design Strategies Training Strategies

Here’s What Needs to be in Your E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

I get questions all the time about work portfolios. One of the most frequent questions is “what types of courses need to be in the portfolio?” ” Why Have a E-Learning Portfolio? The portfolio is your proof of skills.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

World of Learning Conference and Exhibition - Day 2

Unicorn Training

Our second day at World of Learning Conference and Exhibition kicked off with a nice little surprise! When we arrived at our stand we found a post-it note stuck to the table from yesterday's winner - Karen we're so pleased you love your unicorn so much - enjoy!We We had a slightly different team than yesterday, so it was nice to see the reaction from our colleagues when they arrived at our stand.

How to Integrate Blending Learning with your LMS

D2L

Children are growing up with technology infused into many aspects of their life, including the classroom. Teaching methods are evolving to incorporate 21st century skills, … Continued. Blended Learning Flipped Classroom Online Learning

The Future of eLearning

Association eLearning

eLearning started out small in the 1970s, as a tool for medical training. Now eLearning is used across a variety of professions. I wonder what it will become in the future. With most of these ideas, I imagine either augmented reality (AR) or virtual reality (VR) being used.

Ethics—Who’s Job is it Anyway?

KnowledgeCity

We’re only human, but we know the difference between right and wrong, don’t we? It is an internal or “gut feeling” that we feel deep down which helps guide our choices in our daily lives. But what do we do about ethics in the workplace? Who takes on that responsibility?

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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.