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6 Underutilized PowerPoint Features

eLearning Brothers

Because PowerPoint has been around for such a long time (almost 28 years), Microsoft has been able to create features and integrate options that allow presenters and now some eLearning professionals to create content effectively.

Objections to Stories for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

“Not everyone can be a storyteller.” ” “Stories are a waste of learners’ time.” ” “Stories don’t work for all kinds of training.” ” Have you heard any of these objections?

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If Lifelong Learning is a Necessity, Why is Execution So Difficult?

mLevel

While lazy habits are on the rise, continuing education and learning is on the decline. These days, technology is evolving incredibly fast – and humans are enjoying the ride. Plain and simple: as technology booms, people get lazy. But shouldn’t humans want to keep up?

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Discover Why More Companies are Ditching Their LMS

eLearningMind

Once upon a time, the learning management system (LMS) was king. It was there that L&D professionals could produce, tweak, deliver, and manage employee learning. It seemed like a perfect solution until suddenly, it wasn’t.

[New eBook] Training for a Millennial Audience

Want to keep your training relevant for modern learners? Download this guide and learn key strategies to engage with Millennials in your customer training program.

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Stretching Your Virtual Leadership Skills

InSync Training

Next month, we welcome Mary Kingsley to our guest BYTE speaker roster. As a preview for her upcoming July 11th BYTE session, Inspiring a Global Virtual Team , read on to discover how you can expand your leadership skills to accomodate a modern workforce.

The 3 Most Powerful Ways to Monetize Corporate Training

mLevel

How microlearning has evolved traditional corporate training efforts. Opportunities for professional development is a critical consideration for many employees and job seekers, especially those who are concerned with advancing their career.

The Truth About Leadership Skill Gaps

CLO Magazine

Few things in business ever stay the same for long. That includes leadership skills. Some skills — communication, coaching, execution — are always important and never go out of style. Others ebb and flow with the changes that define the increasingly complex environments in which leaders must operate.

Liza Donnelly #FocusOnLearn Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Liza Donnelly opened the FocusOn Learn conference with stories from her career as a cartoonist. With a very personal and compelling story illustrated by her cartoons and some live drawing, she unpacked creativity and innovation.

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.

New Video Course Progression Feature!

LearnDash

76.2% of LearnDash powered courses contain video. This update will make the learner experience even better! In early May of this year we administered a “content mix” poll to see what kind of content you had in your courses. The results were clear: video was used in some capacity 76.2%

The Effective Use of LMS Software for Safety Compliance

G-Cube

Managing safety at the workplace requires a balance between the compliance measures to be taken and an understanding of work expectations from the team. Today, compliance training has become the need for many organizations, to reduce the legal risks involved during work.

Disaster Preparation and Training Have Something in Common

Association eLearning

Disaster preparation and training often suffer from the same unfortunate flaw. You’re supposed to have them in place and ready to go for when they’re needed. That means they should be planned for in advance, not at the last minute. But how many people or organizations actually do that?

Answer the Call for Authentic Leadership

CLO Magazine

Employee with arms crossed about learning preferences. Authentic leadership proponents have elbowed their way to the self-help forefront over the past decade. The concept has become a popular point of entry for executives seeking personal improvement and competitive advantage.

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.

The Five Laws of Organizational Transformation

Learning Wire

Every organization I visit struggles with organizational change. Every. Single. No matter where I go, people ask me the same questions everywhere: – “How do we scale agility to large organizations?” ” – “How do we stay agile when we’re growing very fast?”

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5 Ways We Use the Blur Tool in Our Screen Captures

Visual Lounge

Capturing images of your screen is a great way to share information. But, what happens when there’s something in the screenshot you don’t want to share? Meet the blur tool. Once you start using screenshots , they form a helpful routine that makes it easy to be clear and concise.

Essentials of Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

At a recent workshop, we reviewed some of the essentials of interactive e-learning. Here are some of the highlights from the presentation. They focus on what the course participant should DO and not what information they need to SEE. Basic Course Design.

Putting the Emphasis on Articulate Storyline Animations

eLearning Brothers

We all love Articulate Storyline, but one of the few features missing is the ability to create “emphasis” animations. Storyline provides tons of options for Entrance and Exit animations. But what if you need to draw the learner’s attention to an object in between entrance and exit?

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.

7 Ways to Create a Coaching Culture

CLO Magazine

By Gregg Thompson. I magine your organization with a culture of coaching, where every interaction is an opportunity to learn, gain insight and increase performance. Nothing compares to coaching when it comes to helping people perform at their best.

6 Advantages of Training Simulations in the Workplace

Designing Digitally

The majority of those entering the workforce today have a natural aptitude for technology. The use of computers, smartphones, and tablets is the norm for them. Many expect that their transition to the workplace will involve digital components and they’re quite comfortable with that

The 10 most important work skills for 2020

Jane Hart

This infographic was produced by Top10OnlineColleges.org and shows the 6 drivers for change as well as the 10 most important work skills for 2020. Social learning

Apprenticeships – E-Learning, OJT or Immersive learning?

eLearning 24-7

I am likely going to shock you. Heck, I might even cause you to gasp. . You may have heard the recent announcement by the President of the U.S. on his apprenticeship program.

[eBook] How to Market Customer Training

Want to increase awareness of your course offerings? Download this guide and learn how to keep your content at the top of students' minds using email marketing, social channels and other effective strategies.

How To Use Green Screen In Your Marketing Videos

Visual Lounge

Green screen technology has been around since the early 1900s. But did you know that green screen technology isn’t exclusive to the color green? This visual effect is often called chroma key compositing or chroma keying.

Booz Allen Hamilton Scores Rave Reviews with Compliance Training and DemoFest-Winning Microlearning by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learners applaud compliance training and microlearning programs that are “clever and whimsical” but also simple and effective. Design Strategies Project Management Training Strategies

Announcing Litmos C3 Keynote: Patty McCord

Litmos

We are very excited to announce that Patty McCord will be the keynote speaker in the Litmos track at C3 2017, September 18-20!

The Research is in (Again): Business Leaders Expect Results from L & D (Still).

Actio Learning

The LinkedIn Learning Solutions 2017 Workplace Learning Report joins a chorus of research reflecting an expectations and results gap between L & D and the business. Page 12 from 2017 Workplace Learning Report by LinkedIn Learning Solutions. Who else is in the chorus?

The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?