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Also, you can read an article gleaned from this blog about Gamification at Learning Circuits. The article is In Defense of the Term “Gamification” as Used by Learning Professionals. PS My friend Connie Malamed also has a great feature article in that issue of Learning Circuits, Six Proven Ways to Use Examples and Non-Examples. And, if you haven’t had a chance to read my article Improving Training: Thinking Like a Game Developer in Training Industry Quarterly , you’ll want to check that out! I am presenting a couple of Webinars in the near future.

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Best Employee Training Articles of the Month

WalkMe Training Station

This month was full of great post, articles and information, here, on the Training Station Blog as well as around the web. We collected for you some of the most interesting posts and article, discussing the hottest topics in employee training management, such as gamification, learning retention and training evaluation. Hope we were able to save you precious browsing time. must read.

Excerpt from my article on ID Strategies Published in July Issue of T&D

Kapp Notes

wrote an article on instructional strategies that I think will be helpful to anyone designing e-learning or stand up instruction. The article covers different levels of learning but here is a sneak preview of some of the article. The article is titled Matching the Right Design Strategy to the Right Content. Look for other strategies in the July issue of T&D.

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14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

great article collection. link] (see also entire special issue on Emergent Learning, Connections, Designs for Learning: [link]. Article: [link]. Size Isn’t Everything – Cathy Davidson – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education. Wired UK raises the possibility that the university may have to restructure itself. MOOC Madness. Australia.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Let’s say Sue determines that her key issue is that she simply doesn’t know what a good set of expectations looks like. She finds some great articles and even some free elearning to help her gain a deeper understanding of SMART and get exposure to a number of cases and examples. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. achieve their goals by making sure their. Our experience.

President Obama issues a directive Urging Focus on the growing Mobile Revolution

mLearning Revolution

This morning I came across this article on The Verge, on how our President Obama orders federal agencies to think about how they can optimize sites for smartphones and Tablets. Powerful stuff and certainly a sign of the mobile times: President Obama has issued a directive to urge major government agencies to focus on the “growing mobile revolution.” Send to Kindle.

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6 Time Management Issues And Fixes For Trainers

eFront

eLearning time management is a critical issue that needs proactive action. In this article, we discuss a few time management techniques that are essential for trainers. good example of a time mismanagement issue caused by trainers is when learners retreat from a course due to information overload. Time is the one asset of any business that we simply cannot get more of.

Workaround for video streaming issues in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

The first two sections in this article explain the URI formats when the [.]. Problem:  Videos do not get streamed in Adobe Captivate projects. Reason: The URIs of the videos are specified incorrectly. Solution: The format of the URI depends on how the FLV or F4V file is nested within the ‘App’ folder on the server. How do I. Captivate F4V FLV Streaming video

Life and Learning in a Post-SCORM World

Torrance Learning

In the Winter 2016 issue of xAPI Quarterly , she answers two frequently asked questions: “What can I do with xAPI that I couldn’t do with SCORM?” Check out Megan’s article for a deeper dive and a peek at what life looks like in a post-SCORM world. Articles elearning Instructional Design xAPINot as familiar with xAPI? Click here.).

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Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?

Litmos

Articles content curation Corporate Training curation for instructional designers Instructional DesignCuration is a trending topic getting a lot of attention in the training and learning and development industry. But why? What’s happening in business, which makes some believe curation is a problem? Is the training department best suited to solve this perceived problem? This was Web1.0

JoomlaLMS 2.0.3 is Released

JoomlaLMS

CMS updates issues. Blog articlesWe are glad to announce the release of JoomlaLMS 2.0.3 version. A new version brings such new features as new course settings, new payment methods, new modules, Italian and Hungarian translations, a number of layout and UI improvements and fixes that address recent Joomla! installed).

This Week on #TalkTech: Going All Digital, Privacy Issues, and Automatic Content Recognition

Bottom-Line Performance

This article about Google rolling out a debit card really got me thinking. Now I have wow Google articles in a row. But this article isn’t so much about the company as it is about their chief internet evangelist, Vint Cerf. How could we utilize Automatic Content Recognition if it became readily available? I’ll let the article sum up: “What exactly is ACR?

eLearning Guild Research: Gender Issues in Pay, or What You Don't Know Does Hurt You by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

If you read this article, you’ll understand it better—and learn what you can do about it. Since we published The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation report in February, there have been many comments in social media about the gender pay disparity highlighted in the report. How do we begin to explain the salary gap between men and women?

Issue-based projects increase student engagement

Visual Lounge

happened upon an article on the connection between technology use and 21st Century skills, in which Arne Duncan stated, “In the 21st Century, students must be fully engaged. This new issue-based class is broken into project blocks. The post Issue-based projects increase student engagement appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Photo courtesy of Visual Maintenance. Definitely.

Rocking Training Leadership: Personal Skills

Litmos

This means being unafraid to ask "why", being bold when presented with a "training issue" to determine if training will solve our problem. Articles corporate training leaders personal skills professional development training leadershipLast month began this series on Rocking Training Leadership. Now, as you probably know - personal skills are classified as "soft skills". Dependable.

Why Usability is Critical in a Learning Management System

Litmos

But we often forget about the pain usability caused once we get past the poor usability issue. Access to the right information at the right time is a major issue within many companies. Articles Training Management advanced corporate training Corporate Training ease of use easy to use LMS learning management systems LMS Features training strategies usabilityWhat was that like?

The Corporate Training Predictions You Need to Know for 2017

Litmos

However, if you put the tech issues aside and just talk to older generations working with younger employees you will learn where all the hype comes from. ArticlesAh yes. The annual December tradition of crystal-balling the coming year is alive and well. And who am I to be the Grinch and sit this one out. I'm all in on 2017! And no, I don't believe that I just jinxed it. Gee thanks.

Article Review: What Great Listeners Actually Do

Pract.us

In a recent article, “ What Great Listeners Actually Do ” for the Harvard Business Review, Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman of the Zenger/Folkman leadership development consultancy report the results of their research into what makes a good listener. Respond to the speaker with questions that help you understand and repeat issues or ideas to confirm your understanding. Learn more.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. This article will help you prepare for those conversations and handle the drama as it comes. It even includes questions you can ask to uncover issues and find solutions. Read more. Read more. Read more.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Learning expert Will Thalheimer, PhD, addresses the issue for one of his readers. This short article has some great research about why you should and a couple of good nuggets for getting there. Read more.  .

The Most Popular Blog Posts for 2016

Litmos

This is by no means a definitive list of issues or problems. In this article, I'll share 5 eLearning trends we expect to see in the coming years that could have a direct impact on your eLearning course design and career path. In this article, I will highlight 10 questions that every eLearning professional should ask before they start creating their next online training course.

5 Practical Tips for Attending HR Tech 2016

WalkMe Training Station

The issue could be that the company is global and faces different sets of laws and language barriers or the issue could be that a once very small startup is experiencing rapid growth and needs solutions to onboard new employees as fast as possible. L&D ArticlesTake these practical tips with you to make the best choices and make the most of the conference. 1. What a waste!

How the Future of Hardware and Software Might Impact Training

Litmos

In the world of corporate training, hardware is a complicated issue. eLearning professionals were often accused of making every training issue solvable with an eLearning solution. Is cognitive load an issue when communicating via voice with a computer? Articles CES2017 future of elearning future of training learning technologies technologyThings aren't so simple anymore.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Uncover the issues or difficulties your audience is experiencing and base scenarios and practice activities on real-world experience. It’s demotivating to struggle through a course because of legibility issues. Related Articles: Characteristics of Adult Learners. Tags: ISD RECENT ARTICLES Motivation is the force that drives people to fulfill a need. Get emotional.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Twitter, the most well-known microblogging platform, is highly public—an issue for many organizations. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Understanding the universe of options can help you match your need to the best approach. Listing is alphabetical.). Audacity. Category: Podcasts. Dimdim. TalkShoe.

Content Organization Cheat Sheet

The eLearning Coach

Example: In an online presentation for new employees, Human Resources might first want to introduce critical security issues and how to safeguard company information prior to discussing less important issues, such as the office holiday party. Tags: DESIGN ISD RECENT ARTICLES organize content People who create eLearning get involved in many types of content development tasks.

Mapping Organisational Structures in LearnFlex LMS

B Online Learning

I’ve discussed the importance of data in past articles but it’s tended to gear more towards importing legacy achievement or user data and the issues that can arise when these aren’t correct. LearnFlex also lets you map your organisational structure by creating Business Units which represents your company’s internal layout or training reporting structure. The […].

5 reasons to avoid a Flash-based quiz creator

ProProfs

Incompatibility issues with browsers and emails . ArticlesThough a Flash-based quiz creator allows you to upload attractive images, videos and media to your quizzes making them more interactive, however, the disadvantages of using Flash technology far outweigh its advantages. Here are 5 reasons why you should avoid a Flash-based quiz creator: 1. Your quizzes take longer time to load.

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Top Ten Articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Find the most important articles daily at [link]. And this is a high-stakes issue. When I write on my personal blog (which is reasonably popular) an article will get roughly 5,000-10,000 views. Ten important posts on working smarter. Our algorithms highlighted them as the most popular this year. DAWN OF LEARNING. MAY 16, 2014. ‘ . Datasets. he asked. SEPTEMBER 19, 2014.

Women in eLearning: A Retrospective by Julie Dirksen

Learning Solutions Magazine

From January to December, 2015, Learning Solutions Magazine ran a series of 12 articles looking at persistent gender issues in today’s workforce and in eLearning. In this closing article, Julie Dirksen, who managed the series, looks back at some lessons learned. Emerging Topics Professional Development

Why Employee Training Articles are Important for Your Employee Development

WalkMe Training Station

There are plenty of employee training articles on the internet. However, like most things on the internet, it’s also important to exercise a little discrimination in how you choose articles for your company’s training program. For example if you find some corporate training articles but they are written by Bozo the Clown, perhaps it would be best to steer clear. Where Can You Find Quality Employee Training Articles? As we have already mentioned, there are plenty of personnel training articles on the internet. Employee Training

Context is King: Excerpts from posts and articles - Part I

ID Reflections

Then a tweet by @sumeet_moghe on the same topic today prompted me to put up excerpts of the articles and posts I have been reading here. marcjrosenberg on #lsmag [link] #lrnchat The excerpts: We need context to understand complex issues and this can be provided by those we are connected to. For the paste one week or so, I have been reading up on the importance of context as opposed to content. Context is King " is fast becoming a mantra; hence my focused reading on the topic. The tweet: It’s not about the tweets; it’s about the context. Marc My Words: OMG, I'm Tweeting!

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10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Look for words of interest and then search for those articles or pages. Janet Clarey compared two articles from this site using word clouds. Learn about all sides of an issue through online debating. Debategraph uses a visualization tool to show the complexity and multiple aspects of world issues. You can start at the Gallery to pick an issue. Ask a Question.

Top 4 Things You Can Learn from Buzzfeed (and #2 will blow your mind!)

Association eLearning

You’ve probably seen their articles with catchy titles like, “20 Reasons the 90’s were Awesome,” or, “10 of the Cutest Cats You’ve Ever Seen (#4 is so cute you’ll want to explode).” What they do: Buzzfeed articles are full of graphics and small animated GIFs. These images add color and life to the article. You’ve probably clicked on more than a few of them. Lists, Lists, Lists.

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Bandwidth issues - why they're a problem

Learning Rocks

As ever, a brilliant article on website usability from Nielsen that has ramifications for elearning. The article cites common problems as being "complex data processing", eg lots of server-side activity, be it script or database activity, and slow "widgets" or too many of them. In the post simply entitled Website Response Times Jakob Nielsen points out that although increased bandwidth has largely eliminated the old drag of image sizes, responses times should still be given thought in the design of websites in the era of ubiquitous broadband. Still, what is the impact of a delay?

Bandwidth issues - why they're a problem

Learning Rocks

As ever, a brilliant article on website usability from Nielsen that has ramifications for elearning. The article cites common problems as being "complex data processing", eg lots of server-side activity, be it script or database activity, and slow "widgets" or too many of them. In the post simply entitled Website Response Times Jakob Nielsen points out that although increased bandwidth has largely eliminated the old drag of image sizes, responses times should still be given thought in the design of websites in the era of ubiquitous broadband. Still, what is the impact of a delay?