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My eLearning Hopes for 2017

Allen Interactions

By Michael Allen , Chairman & CEO, Allen Interactions. Years seem so short as I’ve reached, um, maturity. And each year is shorter than the previous one. As the years fly by, I always wonder about the accomplishments of each previous year and how the coming year might contrast with it. Michael Allen e-Learning Blogs

Why are most curators doing it wrong?

Challenge to Learn

When you are curating content without a story you are not sharing your knowledge. You are sharing content. All curators do make a selection and share that. But what I miss is the story, the context. Why are they sharing this content and what is the context? What is there to learn and why? Curation: the search. If you put them all up you would get something like this: This is not curation.

How to Create Tomorrow’s Learning Today

CLO Magazine

A company’s commitment to provide learning of all types is increasingly important to attract and keep top talent. According to Universum Global’s 2015 “Generation Z Grows Up,” a survey of 49,000 members of Generation Z (born between 1994 and 2009) from 47 countries, 15 percent of Generation Zers would consider joining the workforce instead of getting a college or university education. Jeanne C.

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4 Handy Common Craft Instructional Videos

eLearning Brothers

Back in 2015, we partnered with the fine people of Common Craft and added many of their distinctive assets to our library. One of the many assets that they offer are instructional videos, presented in the unique and consistent Common Craft style we’ve come to know and love. Intellectual Property. In the age of the internet, intellectual property rights are more important than ever before.

How to Create a Customer Training Strategy

Want to develop an effective customer training strategy for your organization? Download this guide to learn some simple steps you can follow to set your team up for success. Click to download.

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Review of Linkedin Learning

eLearning 24-7

“If you have complaints or concerns, maybe you should write a blog.” ” I never knew that it was possible. That I’d be honored with such a retort as the one above, from a salesperson at a booth at ATDTK17.  At the “Linkedin Learning” booth no less. Prior to that, another interesting quote was presented to me. “We believe the future of learning is AICC.”

Adaptive Learning Methods Could Close the Trained Worker Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

A rebound in output from the U.S. manufacturing sector to levels not seen since the recession is good news for well-trained workers who find themselves in high demand. learning has been a workable solution to deliver employee education and training, past failures in some early models have left many organizations with mixed emotions about mass-produced learning.

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5 WAYS TO MAKE LEARNERS RECEPTIVE TO LEARNING

Learnnovators

The post 5 WAYS TO MAKE LEARNERS RECEPTIVE TO LEARNING appeared first on Learnnovators. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting DevLearn e-learning L&D Learners Learning Learning & Development Learning Design Learnnovators Srividya Kumar WIIFM YouTube

Blended Learning – Different Strategies That Work For Varying Learner Needs

G-Cube

For all L&D managers in the corporate world, delivering successful training within available time and resources is a continuing challenge. Presenting information to learning in the right way can be the key to achieving learning outcomes. The ultimate aim is to make learning exciting enough to become a lifelong pursuit for learners and there are various ways of achieving this. Learning

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.

Flattening the Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

Pract.us

Most employees forget their training shortly after taking it. If training starts in the classroom, everyone knows it doesn’t end there. As Bill Rosenthal pointed out, there is a learning curve and then there is a forgetting curve. But when it comes to employee learning and development, the forgetting curve can be a major obstacle. Here are a few to try out. Train employees on what’s needed now.

Getting Colorful with Cartoon Cutout People

eLearning Brothers

Our abundant cutout character library is a perfect way to put a human face on your eLearning course, with hundreds of characters from dozens of different careers and occupations. But you might not have known about our extensive library of cartoon and illustrated cutouts. Not only do they give your course some personality, but there is also an inherent playfulness to an illustrated character.

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How to Overcome a Learning Disaster

CLO Magazine

Be prepared to fail, or come close to it. Those may be harsh words to dispense, but in business — and especially in learning and development — the menacing word “failure” is part and parcel of innovation. While organizations continue to learn that what worked in the past might not work any longer, the prospect of  navigating uncharted waters to produce something new is scary. Navigating Mishaps.

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What’s the Benefit of “Fun” in Games?

Knowledge Guru

Yes, I know. You’ve heard that games are very useful for learning. However, it’s less about creating a game than actually understanding what it is that people find “fun” about playing games. There is power in understanding what makes games engaging to us. Armed with that knowledge, you can use it to inform your learning designs. This table offers a quick summary. Game Activities People Find Fun.

Transform Your Video Strategy for Enterprise Learning & Communication

We sat down with Tom Clancy, former CLO of EMC, to discuss the role of video in the future of enterprise learning and communication.

Can compliance training actually be fun?

Raptivity

Let’s face it. No one EVER looks forward to compliance training sessions. The reason people attend compliance training sessions is same as the reason six-year-olds brush their teeth every morning. Because it’s mandatory. Compliance trainings are somewhat tricky to administer because they are not about sharing information or teaching a new skill. Instead, compliance training is usually about influencing employees to alter their behaviour favourably. When it comes to topics such as anti-discrimination, anti-bribery, business etiquette etc. The key is to make it relatable to the audienc e.

5 Ways to Personalise Learning with Curated Content

HT2 Labs

Stephen Walsh shares his expert advice on personalising learning and how to become a content curation hero. The post 5 Ways to Personalise Learning with Curated Content appeared first on HT2 Labs. Personalisation Tech & Trends

EdTech Tools and Apps For Creating Knowledge-Based Content

InSync Training

We opened this series by introducing six technology toolbox compartments that are used in blended learning to provide content, develop interaction, and perform assessment. Knowing which tools to use in each piece of your modern learning design improves the learning experience. Both of these are much easier to work with than Mobile office, and cost less than $10 each.

What is Learning’s Role in Talent Management?

CLO Magazine

The pressure to recruit and retain top talent is more intense than ever, as is the need to create a diverse, responsive and productive organizational culture. According to an October 2016 survey from ManpowerGroup, employers are facing the highest global talent shortage since 2007. As a result, learning leaders have to adopt a new mindset. That can only happen by breaking the ties that bind.

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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.

How to Rock Being a Training Leader

Litmos

The business of training and development is crucial to any organization’s performance. Businesses, want to gain a competitive advantage and for others the need to improve productivity or obtain better business outcomes is the pain point of the moment.  Ultimately, all organizations are looking to optimize the talent of their workforce. Then, I stopped and pondered. Hmmm, training leadership?

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

If your New Year’s Resolution is to read more books, you’ve found the right post. This is a compilation and update of my previous book list and review posts. Instructional Design. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. I’ve recommended it many times. It’s easy to read and understand. Read my review for more details. Visual Design.

4 Tips for Effective Distance Leadership

Content Raven

Collaboration among employees is key to a cohesive workforce. It is critical to enforce teamwork in order to successfully achieve a mutual goal. The impact of effective leadership requires particular gravity in the age of globalization. content security elearning leadership development alignment leadership

5 Tips for Creating Better Global Virtual Training

InSync Training

As trainers, educators and Learning Experience Architects , we depend on establishing a rapport with our learners to create a supportive learning environment. Encouraging this environment in a multicultural or online setting is more challenging. Both factors add a layer of complexity to the curriculum development. Global Virtual Classroom 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]

Is your company ready to move beyond the annual performance review? Where do you start? What are the keys to success? In this guide, you’ll gain an understanding of: the forces driving change, three foundations of success and take a deep dive into the skills gap many managers have that will sink your efforts before they start and how to address them.

How to Kick Your Own Rear

CLO Magazine

Leaders, wouldn’t it be great if people just agreed with everything you said? Wouldn’t life be friction-free if people did exactly what you wanted? world devoid of butt kicks, unfortunately, exists only in your sweet dreams. Your concerns mean little in a world that is so worried about itself. The first law of leadership is: it’s not about you. The more you focus on others, the better you’ll do.

Why can’t organizations learn and innovate fast enough?

Matrix

We’re living in the era of acceleration, and technology is the main driver. Technology has changed the way we communicate, shop, find a parking space, do our banking, date, exercise, learn… you name it. And the technological advancements from the last one or two years are more numerous and carry a greater impact on our lives than those from the last 10 to 15 years. Change can be good.

4 adjectives that make or break a team, in any industry

TalentLMS

If you’ve ever been in the position to hire someone for your team, you know that it can be a fun, interesting, exciting but also a challenging, stressful and confusing process. Usually, you are pressured by your manager or time and money are limited. You might even find yourself in a position that you’re not sure what to look for. designer is all about communication. Humble. They do the work.

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Giving Learners More Control in eLearning: What Does the Research Say?

Will at Work Learning

Does giving learners more control of the way they navigate through an elearning program help them or hurt them? Before I tell you what the research says, challenge yourself with this one-item quiz question:  . Loading.  . How did you do? I ask because I want to give you maximum control of this learning experience. Or maybe, I just like telling a joke. SMILE. recent meta-analysis (a scientific study that looks at many other scientific studies) found NO benefit for learner control. The current study, in keeping with the previous meta-analysis (Niemiec et al., The Research Reviewed. Karich, A. C.,

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.