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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?

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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.

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Design Thinking: Level-Up the Learner Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

Two years ago I was at a CLO conference in Austin, Texas. The keynote speaker asked a question that gave me pause then – and continues to drive me now. He asked, “Is the 45-minute course you created a good use of 45 minutes of the learner’s life?

“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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The 4 Cs to Designing Meaningful Scenarios, Part 3: Connections

eLearning Brothers

One of the biggest mistakes made in scenario-writing is not providing the learner the opportunity to reflect on the choice that they made. Reflection is what makes learning stick.

Does your company have the right plumbing to evolve corporate learning?

Axonify

In the first of a three-part series on modernizing corporate learning, hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), Axonify’s CEO Carol Leaman made one thing clear: in order to remain competitive, organizations must begin to modernize learning. This week, Axonify’s Principal Learning Strategist, JD Dillon, continued the discussion by offering three practical strategies for how to make that happen.

Radical Coherency

Clark Quinn

Tied to my last post about insufficient approaches, I was thinking again about the Coherent Organization . Coherency is powerful, but it could be a limiting metaphor. So I want to explore it a bit further. First, coherency is powerful. Lasers, for example, are just light, the same as comes from your lightbulbs. Except that the wavelengths are aligned and focused. When they’re at the same frequency, in the same direction, suddenly you can cut steel!

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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.

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.

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

Whether you’re a solo eLearning hero or you’re like the Avengers and you have a whole squad, we are counting down 10 tips that’ll help you put some POW into your program! Tip #10 – Preparation. Start preparing NOW.

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.

Are You Delivering High-Quality Virtual Training?

ReadyTech

Deloitte University Press estimated that more than 24 million people have tried virtual training and that most young employees come to work ready to build their job skills through virtual training software.

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.

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.

What Exactly Does Adaptive Learning Look Like? Part 1

ATD Learning Technologies

ATD product manager Jeffrey Surprenant recently sat down with subject matter expert James Bennet to uncover not only what adaptive learning is and looks like, but also the why and how behind implementing it in your organization. What Is Adaptive Learning?

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

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Dreams do come true, kids. Don’t worry, we won’t be subjecting you to middle school clarinet recitals, embarrassing talent shows, or bad karaoke (hopefully not, anyway). We know that with great power comes great responsibility.

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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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.

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

Don’t Confuse READY…With READINESS…

Living in Learning

If I had to boil down all my bluster and passion in this blog to a single core statement, it would be this: Training, by itself, does not drive performance – it drives potential; …if you truly seek to sustain measurable workforce performance you must go to the Point-of-Work and plan to address diverse Moments […].

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

How We’re Rocking DevLearn 2017

eLearning Brothers

We here at eLearning Brothers are chomping at the bit to rock DevLearn 2017 in our signature style, as only the Team in Orange can! It’s only two weeks away and we want you fully informed of our plans this year. We want you to be as excited as we are! Deep breaths, our friends.

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.

Driving The Pace Of Digital Transformation For Lucrative Business

G-Cube

Digital Transformation – different people have different understanding of this word and different versions are doing rounds in the market. However, most companies don’t know the right approach or how to get their companies Digitally Transformed.

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.

[Infographic] 10 Big Benefits Blended Learning Has For Your Business

LearnUpon

Discover the real benefits blended learning can have for you, your organization and your learners with this handy infographic. Want to read more? Sign up to get our latest posts! The post [Infographic] 10 Big Benefits Blended Learning Has For Your Business appeared first on LearnUpon.

World of Learning Conference and Exhibition - Day 1

Unicorn Training

The weather was kind to us on day 1 of World of Learning Conference and Exhibition at Birmingham NEC, after the somewhat bizarre weather on the journey here yesterday. Our morning prior to the show was filled with anticipation as we haven't exhibited at World of Learning in quite some time and we were excited to see how our stand would look and explore the venue - it's safe to say we were pleased.We're

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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

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