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Microlearning: What It Is and What It Isn’t

Bottom-Line Performance

Last month, we published the results from our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us what learning trends or new training delivery methods they are most excited about for 2017. The number one answer? Microlearning. 18% of respondents said they’re excited about microlearning for the year ahead. Some use short videos. Many turn to bite-sized games.

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Curated Insights: It’s past time for L&D to show business results

Axonify

The business impact of learning is still seenby many as a mythological entity, like the sasquatch, or the unicorn. L&D professionals continue to complain about not getting a “seat at the table,” and spend considerable time and effort fighting for relevance. This isn’t because executives have some natural dislike for learning. Click to Tweet. I didn’t get a good answer. Now the bad.

How Can a Customer Service eLearning Course Improve Sales?

eLearning Brothers

Good customer service is the key to any great business. Customers need to know that a company has their best interests at heart before continuing use of the companies goods and services. Is the company wholly concerned with the bottomline, willing to sacrifice ethical practices and quality standards if it means they can squeeze a few more bucks out of their target market? Listening Skills.

7 Orienteering Tips for Instructional Designers

InSync Training

As a Learning Experience Designer , my job requires that I navigate a complex landscape. Each new project that I work on involves different parameters, sends me down unique pathways, and sets up obstacles along the way. Even with many years of experience under my belt, I still find myself lost in this landscape at times. You may find yourself just as lost in your own work, too.

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Five Steps to Seeing the Big Picture of Microlearning

Allen Interactions

By Linda Rening, PhD, Senior Instructional Designer. It doesn’t matter what assessment I do, because a common theme always emerges. On the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality inventory, I scored very highly in “N” (Intuition), which means that I see the big picture first and then the details. microlearning

The LMS Market is Quickly Losing Ground

CLO Magazine

It goes without saying that the birth of the internet and resulting advancements in technology have completely changed the way we live and work. Take learning management systems, for example. Virtually overnight, the corporate enterprise jumped on board and created a multibillion-dollar market for the LMS. Technology is now disrupting itself at a pace that’s sometimes difficult to comprehend.

Top 3 #LMS 4 Video, Mobile, Social.

eLearning 24-7

Fun fact – The Top 50 2017 LMS Report is available for purchase. Makes a great gift for your or company or organization, etc. See SAMPLE of the report. Speaking of fun facts, need help with finding the best system for you? Well, you can save $200 off thru March 17th with my LMS Service Package. Contact me for more info. Okay, promotional items are complete. Thank you. Da-Da-Da. Frito Pie.”

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? Where do you even start? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. So that’s just what I did. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. See the infographic below. It will.

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Learning Activities that Matter

Learning Rebels

It is time to move away from just movement…to learning activities that matter. We have all been there, done that…a well-intentioned trainer has you up playing musical chairs for apparently no other reason than to create movement. They mean well, really – but it can be frustrating to participate in activities that have no connection to the learning at hand. Why does this matter?

The Neuroscience of Self-directed Learning

CLO Magazine

The best talent is almost always deeply engaged and incredibly productive. Wouldn’t it be great if learning leaders could “clone” those people? Well, they can. Self-discovery allows an organization to quickly and effectively reverse engineer top performers. Self-directed learning, based on advances in neuroscience, enables an organization to quickly develop everyone to be like the best.

“The Medium is the Message”: An Instructional Design Perspective

Web Courseworks

Back in the 1960s, Marshall McLuhan famously argued that “the medium is the message.” According to McLuhan, we focus too much of our efforts trying to dissect the content presented in a medium without considering the effect that the medium itself will have on that content. Content and mediums have a symbiotic relationship, and one shouldn’t be examined without consideration of the other. (I’m

Geenio Update - Messages and Communication

Geenio

The desire to communicate is something every creature on the planet has in common. Humans went one step further and invented words and languages. Talking to each other has become essential for learning about the world and the people

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5 Essential PowerPoint Add-Ins

eLearning Brothers

Microsoft PowerPoint can do so many things very well on its own, but don’t underestimate the power of PowerPoint add-Ins and the productivity it can bring to your development, teaching, and designing. You are not using PowerPoint to its fullest potential without using Add-Ins. If you need help on installing add-Ins, here is an awesome blog! iSpring (Paid). INPRES (Free). Code Presenter Pro (Free).

How to Become a Digital CLO

CLO Magazine

In 1994, software company Asymetrix released ToolBook, a computer-based training authoring tool that made it possible for virtually anyone to create web-based training programs. It was a defining moment that changed the way companies think about how and where employees learn. These advances won’t just change the way learners engage with content. Develop a New Skill Set. Be a Change Agent.

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Learners Aren’t Robots: Put Emotion Back into Training

Association eLearning

You must turn off your emotions for the next hour. This training is a feeling-free zone. You do not have a report due at the end of the day. You do not have to get groceries on the way home. You are to studiously apply yourself and completely forget the outside world. Your training has spoken. Couldn’t we put emotion back into training? Why is there so much training for robots out there?

Another model for support

Clark Quinn

I was thinking about today’s post , wherein I was talking about a couple of packages that might help organizations move forward. I was reflecting back on some previous posts about engagement models, and was reminded of a more recent one. And I realized this has played out in a couple of ways. And these approaches did provide away to develop the organization’s abilities to develop better learning. So this is another model for support for developing at least the learning side of the equation. For each, my role was to lead the design. design strategy

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.

Learning for Leaders: 3 Tips for Your eLearning Coaching Courses

eLearning Brothers

Leadership is a much sought-after quality in the business world and one that any ambitious career person should hope to obtain. Though certain personalities are naturally suited to coaching employees, the traits necessary for a good leader can be learned and honed through training and careful practice. The ACE Model. A cknowledge Skills. Suppose you had a problem with a few possible solutions.

Special Report: Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

Technophobes would have us believe that technology is bringing about the end of the world one click at a time. OK, that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but there is some fear — even in the most adaptive of us — that whispers that technology in its various seemingly ubiquitous forms may one day replace humans. Why not? Others insist that machines will never be able to do what humans can do.

Use Video Introductions for Courses

LearnDash

One common stumbling block for people creating courses is how to actually start the course. They have a good idea for the lesson sequence, the quizzes, assignments, and interaction points, but figuring out how to first present a learner to the content can be a daunting tasks. You don’t want to just throw them into the content without some form of introduction. your course objectives ).

Attention Span of a Gnat?

Living in Learning

Enable learning and support within the workflow. Keep things moving; breaking the chain of concentration to launch a fire safety course in the LMS while my hair is on fire makes no sense. Give me 90-seconds of Stop Drop & Roll and then let’s get on with it. Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work Micro-Learning Performer Support Rants & Ramblings Technology

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.

Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

They say that a clean home is a happy home, and an organized mind is a happy mind. This is as true about your home and your mind as it is with your eLearning video project. The larger the project, the more likely you are to lose track of the pieces. This makes it all the more important to keep your assets in order by making a process that is consistent and easy to follow.

Virtual Instructors: Almost as Good as the Real Thing

CLO Magazine

Virtual instructor-led training enables organizations to spend less per learner while delivering more training to more people. While it’s not the ideal learning format for every situation, it’s easy to understand why virtual instructor-led training has gained popularity in the learning and development world. This poor use of the tool gave VILT a bad reputation. Create Savings and Value .

Top 3 #LMS 4 Video, Mobile, Social.

eLearning 24-7

Fun fact – The Top 50 2017 LMS Report is available for purchase. Makes a great gift for your or company or organization, etc. See SAMPLE of the report. Speaking of fun facts, need help with finding the best system for you? Well, you can save $200 off thru March 17th with my LMS Service Package. Contact me for more info. Okay, promotional items are complete. Thank you. Da-Da-Da. Frito Pie.”

How to Use Content to Evaluate Your New Training Initiative

InSync Training

When you’re implementing a new training initiative, one of the first questions your sponsor will ask is, "How will you measure the success of your program?". For many, this may incite a rapid heartbeat, flushed skin, and sweaty palms. After all, measuring any training is difficult, and figuring out what will be appropriate measurement for a new program is complex.

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

Want to create the perfect training course? The experts from Skilljar analyzed content creation trends within the training space. Their findings can serve as a benchmark as you build out your own strategy. Click to download.