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Experiencing eLearning

Research says there are ways to reduce racial bias. Calling people racist isn’t one of them. – Vox. Evidence on how to combat racism and bias (and how not to do it). tags: psychology equity diversity. One of the things we know from social psychology is when people feel threatened, they can’t change, they can’t listen.”. Is Nonverbal Communication a Numbers Game? Psychology Today.

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eLearning Trends of 2016

Association eLearning

As the year ends, we look back at three eLearning trends of 2016. What was predicted? What did you think was important? The results may surprise you. eLearning Trends: Gamification. At the end of 2015, Gamification was the hot trend. We saw analysts predict the continued rise of gamification in 2016. However, our research has shown that associations are lukewarm on the idea of gamification.

Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy. I’m happy to say that the participants threw in lots of ideas, and I thought they were worth capturing. Attendees suggested it’s your goals and approach, ensuring you are delivering effectively.  It’s also your review approach, and metrics. These are all elements that indeed contribute to strategy.

How To Create Closed Captioning in Camtasia Videos

eLearning Brothers

When you create a course, and you’ve put the work into making it the best freakin’ course you’ve ever made, you want nothing more than to have as many people take it as possible. Not making your course ADA compliant is doing nothing more than limiting the number of viewers you’re going to get. No longer could you lose your job because of a disability. Department of Justice here.

Get an Exclusive Articulate Storyline Game Show Template from eLearning Brothers

Download one of the most popular game templates from eLearning Brothers with a look and feel exclusively made for eLearning Learning subscribers! eLearning Brothers creates awesome templates and assets to help you look like an eLearning Rockstar!

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Five Steps For Conducting a Training Needs Assessment

Social Learning

A couple years ago we published 13 Critical Questions to Ask Your Client When Scoping a Learning Engagement. The post captured considerable attention, probably since the task of conducting a training needs assessment can be both a moving target and an ambiguous one. Needs Assessment

or not to lecture

Learning with e's

In my previous post I wrote that even though research shows lectures to be less than effective in helping students to learn, they still persist in higher education. also promised to blog about some of the alternatives when it comes to teaching very large groups, and here it is. The key question is: What can replace the lecture? There is no point simply talking at them for an hour. Unported License.

Infographic: The Periodic Table of Instructional Design

eLearning Brothers

Students and scholars of chemistry make frequent use of the periodic table of the elements in order to contextualize and organize their understanding of the many substances they work with, as well as help to memorize each of their different properties. To that end, we’ve compiled a table of elements specifically for the instructional designers. Click on the image to see the table!

Great Leaders Move Fast

CLO Magazine

There is a saying, “It takes two to tango.” That is true in many areas of life, and it happens to be true about an important dimension of leadership — speed. But that speed is not effective unless it is accompanied by a second dimension — quality. Consider the following data to paint a more precise picture. This group had a 3 percent probability of being an extraordinary leader. Take initiative.

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.

The Secret to Managing Enterprise Accounts

ej4 eLearning

Today, selling requires more than charisma and a handful of closing techniques. Customers are coming armed with more information, and are constantly on guard against “being sold to.” This represents a shift in the buyer/seller relationship. The winners coming out on top in this new selling landscape are the ones that cultivate enterprise accounts. What Exactly is an Enterprise Account? Most salespeople think, mistakenly, that enterprise accounts are the largest accounts in one’s book of business. This is not necessarily true. Enterprise accounts might not be those huge dollar accounts. Sales

Enhancing the eLearning Experience

OpenSesame

eLearning is all around us, from the classroom to the workplace and there are tons of providers too. But what can you do to make sure learners not only enjoy your content but also take something away? Here are three tips to enhancing the elearning experience:  . 1. After this lesson you should be able to…”. Yup, it’s that simple. Therefore letting learners know all course objectives is imperative.

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How to Design an Effective E-Learning Course

Content Raven

Most companies and organizations have created manuals and learning materials in the print format over the years. employees Training employee training elearning employee engagement

Bringing the Band Down to DevLearn 2016

eLearning Brothers

The past few years have taken us down to Las Vegas for one of our most favorite events of the year: the DevLearn 2016 Conference and Expo. This year was no exception! We had some big news we were bringing with us and we wanted to show it off in a big way. That’s why we trucked practically the entire company down to celebrate! After all, it’s because of you that we do what we do!

Customer Training Completion Rates

Curious to learn how different factors in your training courses may affect completion rates? We crunched the numbers to help you set goals for course completion and build your content strategy. Download the study to learn what kind of content keeps learners engaged, how long courses should be, and more.

HT2 Labs & Clients Celebrate Awards Success for Curatr Projects

HT2 Labs

[PRESS RELEASE] HT2 and clients named among the winners at the annual Learning Technologies Awards. The post HT2 Labs & Clients Celebrate Awards Success for Curatr Projects appeared first on HT2 Labs. Curatr News

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Try These Microlearning Tools To Drive Your Learner’s Engagement

Wisetail LMS

Microlearning is the newest craze in the L&D industry. Try these five microlearning tools to help drive engagement and reach your learners. The post Try These Microlearning Tools To Drive Your Learner’s Engagement appeared first on Wisetail. All LMS Best Practices

The Week That Was, November 28-December 2

CLO Magazine

Commentary & Opinion Homepage Commentary & Opinion Learning Delivery recap

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Benefits of Gamification in E-Learning

Content Raven

If you want your employees to learn faster, engage more in their training, and retain what they are learning longer, consider building gamification elements into your e-learning programs. employees learning and development gamification elearning employee engagement

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.

3 Scholarly Lectora Conversation Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

In one form or another, schooling and education are an important part of life. Not only does it give us a base layer of knowledge and experience to apply to the “real world,” but it ideally also teaches us how to learn. Learning Learning how to learn is important, because the world’s greatest thinkers didn’t stop learning once they received a diploma or certification. Lobby.

Functional Stupidity at Work

The Peformance Improvement

We want smart phones, smart cars, and smart refrigerators, but we do not want smart employees. Or, to say it more accurately, our organizations are designed to ensure that smart employees act stupidly. This is what Andre Spicer and Mats Alvesson have concluded from their research on organizations. What’s more, this stupidity is not just the accidental result of a few corporate buffoons.

The Social Media Revolution continues: Socialnomics 2017

Jane Hart

This morning I awoke to find this tweet: Hi! C4LPT @hjarche @MelMilloway @bschlenker @marciamarcia @jerrymichalski @DonaldClark @DonaldHTaylor What are ur fav videos on learning? Mark Oehlert (@moehlert) November 29, 2016. went in search of a link to share, and found that Erik had recently posted the 7th in his video series. So here it is. Social learning

DevLearn Graphic Sketchnotes

NuggetHead

The annual Elearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference & Expo was recently held on November 18-20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. DevLearn is the premiere event in the Learning & Development industry and one I anticipate the most. Three days of learning together with friends and colleagues by discovering new techniques, products and innovative technologies. Like any skill, practice equals proficiency.

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.

Artificial Intelligence: Transforming the L&D Industry

Content Raven

Learning and development leaders are continuing to recognize the importance of investing in an adaptive learning strategy that is customizable to meet the needs of today’s modern learner. With that in mind, it is essential to gather and analyze learning data and behavior patterns to create a personalized learning experience and effective training program.

Why lectures?

Learning with e's

A recent article on the BBC News website asks why lectures aren't obsolete. It seems strange that although research points to their ineffectiveness as a method of learning, lectures still figure predominantly in higher education. Some academics might argue that when faced with a large group of 150 or more students, the lecture is the only viable method. There are three issues to consider here.

The Demonetization of Indian Education

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

Very recently, the Indian government announced a demonetization measure by removing 500 and 1000 rupee notes as legal tender, ostensibly to combat cash hoarding (black money) and counterfeiting (which was helping fund terror). Of course, we have seen the impact of fiscal demonetization on the economy in the short term, though the long term prognosis is yet to emerge. The immediate impacts that I see on the system of education in our country are as follows (not an exhaustive list): Slowdown in the rate of growth of private schools. The push to online payments at school. On another note.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

A few weeks back, I was speaking at an event and was asked a question, “What do you look for when you select an LMS?”  ”  I thought for a few moments because my response would vary, such as “as an analyst”, “expert”, “consumer – purchasing them on my own in the past for companies I worked at”, “client perspective” or a combination of factors. When I write my Top 50 report, I wear multiple hats ensuring that all factors are considered, beyond just the weighting and point totals (based on many tiers of data and information).

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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.