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The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous posts you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Like me, if you have also been engaged in this industry, you would always have immense understanding and recognition for the direction where the learning is led. The content development.

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Lectora Templates in the Big City

eLearning Brothers

Cities are an ancient invention of human civilization. Since the point when agriculture revolutionized the game, humans have generally had more access to surplus amounts of food, allowing more people to devote their attention to matters beyond mere survival. That’s when it starts to make sense for more people to gather in a permanent settlement. Executive. Business 03. Business 05.

How to Train and Develop Millennials

Gyrus

How to Train and Develop Millennials. Everywhere you look there are posts about millennials, mainly focusing on their abilities in comparison to their predecessors. There are some really fun ones out there, about how millennials are weaker than their parents, and how their neurological wiring explains their short attention spans. However, it is important we do not harp on those. Technology. 24 Aug.

Should Your eLearning Course Include a Test-out Option?

eLearning Brothers

You’ve spent hours, days, maybe even 12 months or more creating online learning content. It’s only natural that you want learners to view every last screen and complete all the activities you built. Even more, you want them to reap the rewards of their newfound knowledge. So when someone suggests the idea of a test-out option, you silently scream, “No! No, it means the opposite.

Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study

Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. In this session, David will go through the well-known IBM Open Badge Program to help explain badge programs.

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Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

Visual Lounge

In January we posted about image file types. Now it’s video’s turn. While there is a plethora of video file types, which consist of codecs and containers, choosing the right one doesn’t have to be complicated … but it certainly can be. Let’s dig into this jargon bin and try to simplify things by the end of this post. Codecs (are for compression). Preset outputs.

The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The training industry is changing rapidly and technology plays a big role in that change, especially social media. However, like any change, there are positives and negatives that come with it. Today, I’d like to discuss a few pros of social media as it relates to our industry and then I’ll follow it up with a post on some of the cons. What is Social Media? What do you think about it?

#1 Consideration When Migrating an LMS

LearnDash

Making changes in the software that runs your business can be a very stressful decision. The larger your organization, the bigger the project. This is particular true with learning management systems. If you are in a company with thousands of employees and they all have to access the LMS at some point then you are looking at a migration that could take months, not weeks.

What it means to transform workplace learning

Jane Hart

This is a re-work of a previous post. There is a lot of talk about transforming workplace learning. But what does it actually mean? recent Harvard Business Review article, What do you really mean by business “transformation”  describes three different “categories of effort, and this is valuable to help us understand workplace learning transformation. OPERATIONAL MODEL. strategic transformation.

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.

Use Learning to Battle Remote Worker Disconnect

CLO Magazine

To Trent Harvey, working remotely is like playing a video game online. It gathers enthusiasts together from separate locales in order to attain a shared goal. But Harvey isn’t a kid anymore and a job isn’t a hobby. Company-specific culture gets reduced down to the same type of culture you would find in an internet chatroom,” he explained. You know people; you have inside jokes. Be engaging.

Motivating Online Learners – the MUSIC Model

B Online Learning

This blog was inspired by one of our Master eLearning Course (MEC) students, Catharina. She wrote a fantastic blog post (in our online learning community) reflecting on her own actions and practice when trying to motivate students completing online courses. Catharina questioned how do we motivate ‘adult learners where the course isn’t compulsory and there […]. Adult Learning Principles eLearning Design eLearning Development Facilitating eLearning adult learning principles eLearning course design elearning development

eLearning Stock Assets and Camtasia Templates

eLearning Brothers

Some of the most exciting parts of the Camtasia Templates Packages are in the Stock Asset Library. We’re talking about videos, songs and sounds, and images. You will also find the Additional Assets library that has buttons, icons, arrows, speech bubbles, and other items that are incredibly useful in projects. Want to get started with these eLearning templates right now? Click here to see pricing!

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I’m Glad Millennials Scare Learning and Development – Part 2

Association eLearning

Part 1 discussed how the rush to understand millennials isn’t really about millennials. It’s a crisis of outdated Learning and Development (L&D) practices. This time I want to take a look at five of those practices and why they don’t work. Practice 1: Treating Learning as a One-Time Event. Information overload is not a good thing. Practice 2: Confusing “Professional” and “Dull”.

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.

VMworld 2016 is officially underway!

G's View

This week I’m at VMworld in Las Vegas as a blogger. I’m going to try to get a post out every day with interesting news for those of you who aren’t able to join us this year. This is my make-up post from yesterday.

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How to Develop a Lean Managerial Mindset

CLO Magazine

Most companies would benefit from lean thinking. Lean thinking is a business methodology first popularized by Toyota in the 1950s. It examines workflows for optimization, said Guy Parsons, founder of Value Stream Solutions and a consultant on lean principles. But the goal isn’t to optimize people out of work. Roughly 1 percent is actively being worked on. Check for first-time quality.

The rise of the MWL Intrapreneur

Jane Hart

I recently read a powerful blog post by Helen Blunden called  Learning & Development need to get their groove back. Helen is the recipient of the inaugural Jay Cross Memorial Award, and has wide experience both of working within L&D and more recently as a external consultant. All of which has led her to the conclusion. She refers to thee people as L&D intrapreneurs. Social learning

Riddle Me This: 5 Captivate Quizzes

eLearning Brothers

We’ve recently added several Captivate quiz templates to our library in continuation of our endless journey to fulfill your every quizzing need. These unique and striking designs are sure to add that extra flare your next Captivate project truly needs. In Peg , we have a unique aesthetic reminiscent of the world of printmaking. Space Invader. In space, no one can hear you quiz. Journey.

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development.

we are the experts

Learning and Working on the Web

If work is learning, and learning is the work, why do we need experts responsible for managing it? Do we need learning experts in the network era? Hierarchies and experts have a symbiotic relationship. Without hierarchies, no authority can tell us who is the expert. Were people able to learn before there were hierarchies and experts? Would workers be able to learn today without learning experts?

Our Digital Future 2: Smart clothing

Learning with e's

We can't accurately predict what will happen in the future, but we expect it will be different to anything we have already experienced. One recent disruptive innovation is mobile technology. It's astounding to think that only in recent years have we had the capability to create connected technology that can be carried with us, anywhere we go. Wearable connected technologies are now common place.

How to Persuade your Boss to Invest in an LMS

Gyrus

How to Persuade your Boss to Invest in an LMS. Your learning program has been managing itself for years, or at least that’s what your boss thinks. But you know the dark secret that is lurking barely below the surface. You spend a ridiculous amount of time organizing and determining methods of learning dispersal among personnel within your organization. We are here to help. No more excuses.

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10 Principles of Organizational Learning DNA

The Peformance Improvement

How do we know if an organization has the “DNA” that predisposes it to organizational learning? Gary Neilson and Jaime Estupinan have been studying and writing about "organizational DNA" for the past 10 years. Using this DNA metaphor, here are 10 principles that determine whether an organization has a strong or weak environment for learning: Leaders support learning. Learning is rewarded.

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.

Butchers, Bakers, Candlestick-makers: Cutout People for Your Industry

eLearning Brothers

In case you haven’t been asked enough since you were two years old, I’ll ask it again: What do  you  want to be when you grow up? teacher? writer? Butcher, baker, candlestick-maker? Whatever you ultimately choose, there’s a good chance that an eLearning course could help you on your path to reaching that goal. Medical. One constant of human nature is our imperfection. Industrial.

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connected curiosity

Learning and Working on the Web

Some people seem to be naturally curious. Others work at it, while some just lack interest in learning. You can notice this when traveling. Some people can describe many aspects of their local vicinity while others don’t know anything about why certain features exist. They say that the most interesting people are those who are interested in others. The core skill is curiosity. Learning Work

Editorializing

Clark Quinn

I recently wrote about serious comics , and realized there’s a form I hadn’t addressed yet has some valuable insights. The value in looking at other approaches is that it provides lateral insight (I’m currently reading Stephen Johnson’s Where Good Ideas Come From ) that we may be able to transfer. And the source this time is editorial cartoons. Editorial cartoons use imagery and text to convey a comment on a current topic. The best ones portray a poignant insight into an issue of the day, via a twist that emphasizes the point to be made. design meta-learning

HT2 To Share the Secret to Reducing Employee Time to Competency at the HR Leadership Exchange

HT2

The post HT2 To Share the Secret to Reducing Employee Time to Competency at the HR Leadership Exchange appeared first on HT2. News & Announcements competency Events onboarding

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

Needed: A shift from traditional performance management systems (organized as an annual review process) to newer performance development systems (organized around real-time dynamics). Download part one in a series to gain insight into why this shift must happen and why it needs to happening now

An eLearning Guide to Summer Fun

Everything E-Learning

Summer is winding down—but the fun doesn’t have to! For our latest Lectora® development contest in the Trivantis® Community, we combined our two favorite things. What are those? Summer fun and eLearning, of course! This month, we challenged you to create an eLearning course that’s all about summer fun, but is also educational. You’ll just have to stay tuned and start working on your entry!

L&D Talk: Gartners Emerging Tech Hype Curve, LMS Platforms, The Changing L&D Industry

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

L&D Talk is presented by Litmos.com - Get your FREE trial at litmos.com/trial - Today our panel discussion centered around the new Gartner Hype Cycle For Emerging Technologies report. We also discuss LMS markets, trends, and issues. Keep this conversation going on LinkedIn: Also chime in with your 140 characters of comments on Twitter! L&D Talk is every day 8am.

Customer Satisfaction and the Role of L&D

Growth Engineering

Customer satisfaction has always been a big aspiration for organisations, particularly in customer-facing sectors like retail. In the past, businesses might have gotten away with ignoring customer experience, but now the impact on the bottom line is becoming more pronounced. In the same study, those who performed below average saw a drop in sales of 0.4%. It hasn’t all been bad though. Measure.