• GEENIO  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2015
    [Providers] Getting to know ADDIE. Part 2 - Design
    Providing timely feedback on the completed tasks is equally important - it helps the learners better understand the material and hone their skills. In the previous instalment we took our first look at the ADDIE principles. We learned its general characteristics, considered its advantages and disadvantages, and also discussed at length the first stage of the ADDIE methodology - Analysis. In this instalment we will tell you about Design, the second stage of the ADDIE methodology. All the requisite data is gathered during the analysis stage. Choose the learning strategy. Practice.
  • MANAGING ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
    Branded Provider. 2. Branded Provider. Marketing an existing author or practitioner, or even creating a “star instructor,” can provide another reason for learners to invest their time and resources to gain knowledge and skills from your program. This provides professional networking opportunities for students and, when paired with the use of online discussion threads, enables strong social learning. Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. This is the story of a university extension certificate program that is doing both.
  • G'S VIEW  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] Ways to lose data in Exchange Online [Office 365]
    But, it’s important that Microsoft is a SaaS provider for their read more here. A few weeks ago, I blogged about the importance of understanding Office 365 backup policies, and how to make sure your organization’s data is protected. Today I’d like to focus specifically on what gaps exist in protecting data in Exchange Online. First, it’s important to understand that Microsoft does a very good job protecting the data you tell them to keep on your tenant. Office 365 data loss exchange online
  • SIMPLIFY ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] Is Your Organization Losing Its Brain? Collecting Stories to Transfer Knowledge
    StoryCorps grew out of a very a simple idea: we wanted to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record their life stories. Hence, it allows more time for participants to actively contribute and provide feedback. Are you perceiving symptoms of your organization losing knowledge and expertise? Oftentimes, top executives are not aware of the wealth of knowledge that's lost as experienced employees retire and carry their expertise with them. "In the U.S., roughly 10,000 people reach retirement age every day. When Marine Lance Cpl.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] Using A Knowledge Base To Leverage Your A-Players And Share Information Across Your Sales Team
    Provide a forum where reps can ask questions and have them answered by their peers. It’s often a couple of strategies, tactics, and habits that separate the A-Players and B-Players on a sales team. One of the challenges these teams face is how to leverage A-Players so they can effectively share their best kept secrets. This starts with creating an environment where trust and collaboration are built into the culture. Knowledge sharing technology can also play a key role in making sure winning strategies and tactics are shared. Share documents, sales collateral, videos, links, and more.
  • KZO INNOVATIONS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] How Fortune 1000 Company, Discover Financial Services, Innovates with eLearning
    An online syllabus provides learners with expectations, goals, requirements, and links to access coursework. Learners are provided with structured on-the-job training (OJT) opportunities upon passing Level 2 assessments for each major foothold of the program. class with a New Hire Advisor, whose core responsibility was to guide learners through the new hire experience, set aggressive individual goals with learners, evaluate employee performance, and provide individual coaching. which helps evaluate new employees in its call centers. Self-reliance and self-direction.
  • SPONGE UK  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] #IChangedTheWorldBy – Instructional design makes a difference
    Scroll down to see some of the tweets so far, we’ve picked out a couple of the great projects that have been highlighted below: The Learnappeal capsule , created with Appitierre , brings elearning to areas which have no internet connection by providing a low powered, self contained capsule, read more about it here. We’ve been celebrating the differences you can make in the world through instructional design this week. You can still share your world changing instructional design projects on twitter using the hashtag #IChangedTheWorldBy.
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] Writing & Grammar: A Peculiar Kind of Parallelism
    The lessons will be short, easy, with answers provided at the end. The software provides a login, credential checking, and has encryption built in. Our program provides a website, quizzes, and enables report writing in Excel. by Jennie Ruby  I was reading my current favorite author the other day, but something was wrong. The text did not flow as smoothly as usual. I had to read one paragraph three times to figure out who shot whom (yes, my current recreational reading is in the spy/action/detective genre). What was wrong with my favorite author! Let's take a look.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] cooperation, measurement, security and more
    And as in many other areas, the Scandinavian countries provide the most attractive example. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. hrheingold : “Don’t refuse to believe; refuse to start out believing.” ” #crapdetection. nielspflaeging : “Any tool involving points and badges is superfluous, even systematically destructive in an organizational context.” ” @kjeannette : What is a Community of Practice? lessons: 1) Narrow down the domain and purpose (i.e. Source: [link].
  • OPENSESAME  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] Why Your Workplace Should Promote Health
    Improved retention: 82% of employees at businesses that provided health and wellness programs said the programs would encourage them to work with the company longer. Provide a fridge with room for everyone to pack a healthy lunch for work. With hectic schedules and differing priorities, it can be difficult for employees to find the time to focus on their health. study by the Society for Human Resource Management looked into some of the health risk factors affecting American employees. Better productivity: Healthy workers are productive and motivated to get work done.
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools
    have 9,000 followers who provide feedback or answer my questions. It’s time once again to contribute to  Jane Hart’s annual survey of tools for learning. I was the first person to take part in this project some nine years ago and now it’s an annual ritual. It’s enlightening to review what’s best in the toolbox. My top tools for learning are: Experience. Extracting the lessons of simply living my life. Friends. My colleagues in Internet Time Alliance and colleagues. Books. Journals.  I buy a new black book at KaDeWe in Berlin every year to draw and write in.
  • OBSIDIAN LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] Gamification
    Kapp mentions a perfect point in his article, Implementing Gamification: Consider These Tips , that you must “provide information to stakeholders on emerging gamification implementations in organizations that show business results”. The term “gamification” seems to be popping up everywhere lately, and for good reason. What is gamification? In a nutshell, it’s incorporating gaming into learning. Done right, gamification can increase a user’s engagement and participation while influencing their behavior.  The key here is that it has to be done right to get measurable results. Karl M.
  • DESIGNING DIGITALLY  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] How Narrative Enhances Serious Games Training
    Each lesson provides greater and more challenging obstacles, with new information to learn and skills to master. One of the greatest challenges faced by training developers is capturing and holding the attention of an increasingly distracted audience. This is especially true in an e-Learning environment where the learner is asked to focus on the lesson at hand, and not on the many other things he would rather be doing. One way to gain the attention and interest of your audience is to use non-traditional tools and techniques like serious games. Immersion in the story increases engagement.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS
    Adobe asked me not to publish their pricing, since in some areas it can be negotiated.  I did agree not to publish the pricing (and please do not ask me for it, since I promised I would not provide it). The gamification component of Captivate Prime provides the following. This is the “report dashboard” View Sample Reports – what you are seeing are the ones that were provided to me. Adobe Captivate Prime brings forth a modern UI, along with a simple UX (user experience), but along the way misses the boat on several items that leaves one wondering why?
  • LEARNDASH  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] Powerful LearnDash Engagement Trigger
    Wouldn’t it be great if you could provide assistance to this learner immediately after they finished the quiz? One of the reasons WordPress is so great for online learning is because of how it often enables you to tap into other useful features without much effort. In the simplest of ways this is done by leveraging another plugin. For example, you can add a forum to your WordPress learning management system by simply installing and activating bbPress. Using the LearnDash-bbPress integration, courses can have associated forums. Adding Learner Engagement is Easy. LearnDash Tips
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] 70:20:10 Primer
    It provides detailed guidance, lots of checklists, tools and process support resources as well as insightful contributions from leading experts. I have often been asked to explain the fundamentals of 70:20:10 as a strategic framework quickly and simply. wrote the one-page ‘primer’ below to serve that immediate purpose. Please feel free to use it for any no-commercial purposes. It is published here under the Creative Commons: Attribution – Non-Commercial – Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 UK). If you are looking for a more detailed resource, see below the Primer. Why the Numbers?
  • JPL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] APL Maritime Navigates the Challenges of Reaching Learners at Sea
    Chris’s role is to provide training and other resources to prevent incidents while also preparing crew members to respond to them. Video interview with APL Maritime’s Manager of Regulatory Compliance, Training and Incident ResponseCaptain Christian Volkle. APL Maritime operates a fleet of US flagged ocean cargo carriers that go all over the world.  Each ship is operated by crew members with various skills and jobs that are essential to successfully moving massive amounts of cargo across the world’s oceans. He also has a myriad of wide ranging subjects that need to be taught to the crews.
  • ASSETS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging
    It provides learners with an opportunity to apply their knowledge in a realistic and safe environment, providing guidance and coaching along the way.”. By providing realistic stories, the learner can actually imagine themselves in a similar situation. About Yukon Learning: Yukon Learning’s mission is to “Make e-Learning Easy for Everyone” by providing certified Articulate training, custom course development, and engaging simulations.  Recently, my friend Brooke Schepker from Yukon Learning shared a sample course. View the sample course. Well done!
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] If the User Experience Annoys, Fix It.
    Provide Support Options. Consider providing a support e-mail address or phone number. I had a bad user experience (UX) at a dollar store a while back. I’m not talking about customer service, but actual UX design. swiped my card into the card reader to pay. prompt told me to click “Enter,” with an arrow pointing at one of the buttons. It’s a good thing I stopped, because the button the arrow pointed to wasn’t the enter button. It was on the other end of the keypad. In a nutshell, UX is how someone interacts with something, usually technology. Keep Navigation in the Same Place.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] 2015 Top Tools for Learning
    However, Google has provided a public searchable store of enormous magnitude – larger than anything seen before in humankind history – and is without doubt the most used learning tool by many, if not all, of us. For me Twitter gives access to smart people who provide an enormous wealth of information and insight through their commentary and links to research, articles and other resources. Google Scholar provides the library index and stack we could only dream about 40 years ago. It provides a stream of updates from people I know and groups I’ve joined.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] it’s all about our data
    Desperate service providers: people with no ability to organize due to weak or non-existing trade unions in their field, who need to make up for a non-living wage, part-time, or contractual work. Platform capitalism is the ability of a common internet exchange medium to enable easy commercial transactions. Buyers of services get convenience, while sellers get a larger market. The spoils go to the owner of the platform, receiving a significant percentage of revenues. Platform capitalism initially disrupts a sector that is poorly served. It requires four contributing factors.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] Social Learning pays off! A Success Story
    This blog seeks to capture the essence of client experience and highlights the ability to provide a platform with a ‘social connect’ appeal to learning itself! Providing a platform for communications for distributed workforce where not all of them have access to emails and mapping the new system to meet the needs of the predominantly GenY workforce are two other aspects of the solution that captivated the client. Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development?
  • EVERYTHING E-LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015
    [Providers] Learning Styles in Training Development: Truth or Myth?
    Provide choices. By offering the choice between watching a video on the subject and participating in a real-life scenario experience, you empower your learner to succeed—the way he or she wants. • An authoring tool like Lectora® Inspire can help you add interactivity and engaging elements to your training. •  Track your training results to see which strategies are providing the best ROI on your training program. But how significant really is my “learning style” (visual vs. auditory vs. kinesthetic) in the learning and development community? Auditory (listening). appeared first on.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015
    [Providers] 3 C’s of Engaging Practice
    This has to be more than just recognizing the correct knowledge option, and providing a ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ feedback. The right decision has to be made, in a plausible situation with plausible alternatives, and the right feedback has to be provided. Then you can provide feedback (or not, if you’re embedding this single decision in a scenario or game where other choices are precipitated by this choice). And I realized I had a nice little alliteration going, so I’m going to elaborate and see if it makes sense to me (and you). design games
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015
    [Providers] Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 2)
    The discussions and resources on LinkedIn provide the eLearning community with resources, a network, and encouragement. These groups can aid in your professional development by expanding your network, providing you with industry information, and introducing new concepts in eLearning design. strategic use of LinkedIn can provide you with development opportunities and will facilitate your connections with fellow eLearning designers around the globe. Liz Sheffield is a freelance writer with a background in training and development. You can contact her via LinkedIn or Twitter.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015
    [Providers] 5 Online Engagement Strategies
    The aim of such rule and policy is not to control the posting and online engagement, rather it aims to provide a set of instructions for spreading content. An engaged online campaigns is a strategic business asset that enables business to inspire, motivate and mobilize its employees to achieve defined business goals. This is the idea I am going to discuss in this post, that how engaged employees can be motivated to succeed, take pride in their company and committed to the business’s success. My previous posts have also talked about this idea somehow. All this involves people, not tools.
  • PROPROFS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015
    [Providers] HelpIQ joins the ProProfs family
    We made the decision to acquire the HelpIQ software product based on the fact that we were confident we could provide both ProProfs and HelpIQ customers huge improvements in service, features and benefits. Earlier this year, ProProfs acquired HelpIQ , a knowledge base software that enables users to create web-based FAQ’s, help, support docs and more. With HelpIQ, ProProfs recognized the opportunity to expand its ProProfs Knowledge Base features and benefits. It was a true win-win opportunity. Welcome to ProProfs, HelpIQ users! Media
  • SPONGE UK  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015
    [Providers] How has your elearning changed the world?
    IChangedTheWorldBy providing learning to underprivileged adults and children around the world. This week we’re encouraging instructional designers to shout a little louder about the things they’ve done that made an impact on the world. We’ve already had some great tweets and we’ll be featuring them in a round up at the end of the week. Now we’re giving you some ideas that have come from our experience of instructional design to give you some inspiration. If you’re a contributor you have helped change the world. appeared first on Sponge UK.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
    [Providers] How Top Producers Can Provide Valuable Training Content
    An important part of training and onboarding for all businesses is providing and communicating practical knowledge to new employees. The post How Top Producers Can Provide Valuable Training Content appeared first on Bloomfire. With much to learn and a limited amount of time, training managers must strategically consider which pieces of information will be the most helpful to new hires. He recommends using an analysis of what your top producers are doing to shape your training. But if you want your employees to go from good to masterful, look to those that are already successful.
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
    [Providers] Benchmarking Online Learning
    Benchmarking provides an opportunity to: Review your progress and approach. Benchmarking provides independent evidence that can helps organizations: Set a baseline today to help demonstrate progress tomorrow. Provide an external perspective to get stakeholders engaged with new ways of learning. Fascinating data. WHAT KEEPS WORKERS FROM LEARNING ONLINE? 63% lack of time for self-study. 40% can’t find what they need. 41% find current online learning not relevant to their need. 28% lack of somewhere appropriate to study. 26% find learning content uninspiring. 73% web search.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
    [Providers] 6 Ways to Help Managers Support eLearners
    Provide learning aids that reinforce eLearning concepts at the desk, for example checklists, workflows, job-aids etc. Managers are crucial drivers for learning success within an organization. Ever heard of the expression “learning organizations”? Well, managers are behind such organizations. Constant learning leads to innovation. Unfortunately, managers are also too busy in their daily activities to offer the desired support to their teams. This counts double when teams are in training mode. Managers are enablers of learning. Create Learning Programs With Managers. Apply eLearning.
  • MINDFLASH  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
    [Providers] Staff Development Dilemmas: In-House vs. Outsource
    In-house: Keeping this process in-house will provide your staff with arguably the most tailored learning experience possible. It provides the most realistic setting for the training to take place of course, but in using this method in-house you must consider: The valuable time of your senior employees if involved in training your staff. But will outsourcing provide a realistic portrayal of the actual work that the employee will be undertaking? Which option will provide the most value in the long term? You’ve probably faced this dilemma before. Most effective.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
    [Providers] Aligning
    We should expect errors, and provide support with checklists, not naively expect that people can perform like robots. I’m realizing that a major theme of my work and the revolution is that what we do in organizations, and what we do as L&D practitioners, is not aligned with how we think, work, and learn. And to that extent, we’re doomed to failure. We can, and need to, do better. Let’s start with thinking. The major mismatch here is that our thinking is done rationally and in our head. Particularly rote information. This carries over to how we work. itashare.
  • NICK LEFFLER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
    [Providers] Employees Avoiding Corporate Barriers
    Long before any barriers or security measure can be put into effect, money needs to be invested at providing another solution that’s just as good or better. This is a story that is close to me because I see employees avoiding corporate barriers every day. I’ve seen what command and control  leads to and it’s not good for anybody, organization or employee. When an organization gets worried about lawsuits and starts to shut computer systems down to prevent leaks and errors, people don’t always take part willingly. Working Around Legal. Dropbox.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
    [Providers] LMS for the Next Generation of Corporate Learners: An Insight
    So, while implementing evolved LMSs of the future, we have to make sure that users are duly aware of system features, and provide training support to help the instructors as well as the learners to adapt themselves to the utilities of newer features. But they are often swayed by what all technology can provide, not dwelling too much on how much of it can be actually utilized. This provides a personalized flavor in learning, increasing its appeal and impact. As the technology around us evolves, the way we learn also evolves along with it. contact-form-7]. Learning
  • CDSM  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
    [Providers] The HWB Project in Wales
    Ultimately the answer to this question will be determined by Welsh Government, but CDSM firmly believes that Hwb has seized its opportunity to become the gateway service provider to educational organisations across Wales. As a Welsh company, and as citizens of Wales, CDSM is very proud to have won the right to supply and service www.hwb.wales.gov.uk – a Welsh Government (DfES) service that enables Welsh schools to exploit learning technologies for the benefit of teachers and learners alike. Community of Users. Design, build and create learning and assessment playlists. What Next for Hwb?
  • EVERYTHING E-LEARNING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
    [Providers] Is It Time To Kill the Kirkpatrick Model?
    It’s been around since the 1950s and provides an easy to understand framework for evaluating your training program. The Kirkpatrick Model for training evaluation is kind of like Old Faithful. Here is the model as described by the Kirkpatrick Partners: But is the Kirkpatrick Model still valid? In a recent #chat2lrn Twitter chat, Donald Clark of Plan B Learning started a bit of controversy with this tweet: Ouch. However, not everyone hates the Kirkpatrick Model. Another #chat2lrn participant pointed out that it’s important to use vocabulary that is meaningful to your stakeholders.
  • TALENTLMS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
    [Providers] 9 Study Tips for eLearners
    These will provide you with a meaningful roadmap with specific milestones along the way. Provide guidance to others based on your experience. Never assume that online learning is easier than in-class learning. You are all alone, and the only way to get well-connected to your eLearning environment is to communicate, communicate and communicate. And And also, re-program your study habits. In this article, we show you how to make these personal changes to reap greater rewards! Are you a learner looking for eLearning success? Rather, it is a more convenient way to learn.
  • SPONGE UK  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
    [Providers] The 6 e’s of elearning – Part 2
    Provide the learner with an accurate and relevant context in which their elearning takes place It sounds simple, but getting the terminology and content into a format that is short, sharp and conversational took some time. Instructional Designer, Brayley Pearce takes us through the final three e’s of elearning. Part 1 took us through the first 3 e’s of elearning: Engagement, emotion and empowerment. We finish by discussing the learning environment, ways to excite learners and how to evaluate the course. In turn, the has created new benchmarks for elearning. So what next?
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
    [Providers] Importance of corporate training for employees and organization
    She currently writes for intellipaat.in, a global training company that provides e-learning and professional certification training. She With the advent of high end technology in corporate organizations, complicated things have become much easier to manage. large number of private as well as public organizations are implementing full-fledged corporate trainings especially in the Human resource department. With the help of maximized resource utilization Human resource managers can manage the employees more easily. This will help in making suitable modification whenever necessary. Levels.
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2015
    [Providers] ID and E-Learning Links (8/23/15)
    Amy Jo Kim looks at the types of players for social games and provides verbs and descriptions for each. Beyond Player Types: Kim’s Social Action Matrix. This could be useful for thinking about games for learning and the different approaches possible (i.e., it’s not all just about badges and competition). tags: gamification games. Wording for rating scales. Tips on how to write rating scales for surveys, with examples of what not to do and how to improve them. tags: evaluation surveys. Creating and Leading A Wildly Successful Virtual Team. tags: telecommuting workplace orgculture.
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2015
    [Providers] 4 Tips for Getting Millennials Productive Faster
    They may not offer a silver bullet solution, but they certainly address the issue of the generation gap by providing better support to Boomers while simultaneously satisfying the technological needs of the Millennials. Supplementing the training program with suitable toolsets will provide synergy and deliver maximal Millennial adoption. Your training program might need a face-lift. If you’re going to run a successful and long-lasting business, you need to make yourself attractive to the new population increasingly taking over the workplace – Millennials. Employee Training
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2015
    [Providers] 15 essentials for successful learning
    Whenever possible, provide choices. Provide feeds for what’s going on in the team, the department, the company, the industry, and technical disciplines. “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.” ” Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance. Most learning is self-directed. Give people the freedom to chart their course. Make sure resources are readily available and easy to find. Set high expectations, and people live up to them. Help people make sense of and prosper in the world and the workplace. Conversations are the stem cells of learning. Seek feedback.
  • THE PEFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT BLOG  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2015
    [Providers] Performance Management and Alignment of Values
    Brad Federman summarizes the charges against the Amazon culture in this way: Shocking workloads, memorizing leadership principles, laminated cards describing the culture, quizzes on the culture and rewards for perfect scores, pushed to play devil’s advocate, late nights, sabotaging others careers, mechanisms to secretively provide feedback on other employees, significant turnover valued, high risk/high reward, attractive stock options, lack of concern for people with health issues or personal crisis, practiced use of counselling out, purposeful Darwinism, a.k.a Amazon.
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2015
    [Providers] Free 7 week online course for social change solutions @hj_dewaard #elearning
    You will learn the human-centered design process by applying it to one of three pre-crafted real world design challenges (provided in the course). Helen J. de Waard - who picked up the link via @russdev got me onto this fabulous free online course " design kit ". It's a 7 week curriculum course that looks at human-centered design and looks for sustainable solutions for social change and it requires no prior experience to get started. The course is offered through NovoEd , which also features other courses. like this mash-up of virtual and real life.
  • MLEARNING REVOLUTION  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
    [Providers] The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition
    Here’s how Adobe describes Captivate Prime: Adobe Captivate Prime uses a single universal player that, like a fluid, dynamically provides eLearning content in all major media types, and for desktop and devices all through a common player. What a difference three short years make in technology. Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
    [Providers] 6 Ideas to Inspire Your Next Blog Post
    The approach is great because it provides a variety of perspectives and voices and keeps a steady stream of content flowing to our website and social networks. Subscribe to a newsfeed and provide commentary on the articles. From there you should read the articles and vet the sources and then provide your own opinion and insight – while linking to the original piece. As part of my job, I write for our blog – in fact, our whole marketing team contributes content. But for the past few weeks, I’ve been avoiding eye contact with our Director of Content.
  • GOOD PRACTICE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
    [Providers] My Last Blog for GoodPractice
    It was called the Knowledge Bank, and it provided the starting point for GoodPractice when it was founded fifteen years ago. After eight years at GoodPractice Towers, I’m off to pastures new. In my final blog post I share some career highlights, as well as reflecting on how things have changed, not only in my role but across GoodPractice as a business. When I first began life as a Content Editor back in 2007 things were rather different. Being able to develop inspiring, practical resources for leaders and managers has always been a core aspect of my job.
  • CDSM  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
    [Providers] Calculating the ROI on E-Learning: ROI Report
    The great news is that we can provide the ROI figures you’re looking for, and they’re certain to knock the socks off your board members. In today’s knowledge-driven business, e-learning is a powerful instrument for training, developing and retaining your workforce. However, your organisation may be new to the world of digital learning, and so before investing you might want some reassurance that you’re doing the right thing. Let’s face it, it all comes down to £££! The strategic and tactical advantages. The benefits to your infrastructure. Actual cost-saving figures.
  • RAPTIVITY  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015
    [Providers] Creating Effective Job Aids – Common Mistakes to avoid
    Lengthy and verbose – Users get frustrated if job aid provides too much theoretical, unnecessary and ‘nice to know’ information. As corporate training and eLearning is turning shorter and practical, the importance of job aids to supplement learning is getting highlighted. L & D teams are now emphasizing on creating a coherent learning environment for their employees, by using job aids to complement the courses. Job aid, as the name suggests, aids the users in completing the job effectively and successfully. It should ideally be not more than one or two pages. 2.
  • EFRONT  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015
    [Providers] 13 Ways to Use Your LMS as a Knowledge Development Tool
    By providing access privileges according to the role of an employee, you can provide more control to key players in the organization. Organizations complain about the lack of the right human resources and training tools. They do not see the expected results in performance. We hear too many companies complain of a gap between training and performance. They They seem to have the required talent, the relevant knowledge, the needed tools and even the desired experience, yet they are unable to reach the company goals. Lack of performance indicators and measurable benefits. Good luck!
  • DIGITALCHALK ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015
    [Providers] Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools
    You can use SmartBuilder to provide an effective learning experience without hiring an entire team of programmers. As the eLearning industry continues to evolve, the educational system becomes dependent upon HTML5. Due to the fact that the curriculums are becoming more interactive than ever, nearly all students and teachers rely on their devices to when they want to access or present the studying materials. The developers from the eLearning industry constantly create and design new concepts that change the way people learn and teach. Zenler Studio. Essay Writer. SmartBuilder. Raptivity.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015
    [Providers] Learning Myths: Debunked
    The evidence against the myth is so substantial, there is even a cash reward ($5000 at the time of the writing) offered for anyone who can provide proof that preparing lessons while taking learning styles into account can produce meaningful learning benefits. Perhaps the most pervasive myth about education is the ubiquitous “learning styles” myth. quick Google search will bring up millions of hits. Many of those hits are, tellingly, for websites trying to sell you their “learning styles” program. The bounty is still unclaimed after nearly ten years in existence.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015
    [Providers] TechSmith Tips – Getting Started with Video Webinars
    There are a number of ways to host a webinar, but most often they are live events that either inform or train the audience with the opportunity for the audience to provide input via chat. What is a Webinar? Webinar is the infinitely clever portmanteau of web and seminar. How we use Webinars. At TechSmith we use video webinars for a number of purposes: in-depth demonstrations of our more complicated products, highlighting the success of our customers, a few times we even stayed up for 24 hours straight for our 24 in 24 and 48 in 24 video series. The Value. Our Setup and Recommended Tools.
  • EVERYTHING E-LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
    [Providers] Thursday’s Trending Topic: eLearning for All Generations
    Happy learners learn better, and you want to make sure you’re providing appealing learning types to all your team members! •  Why Gen Y Doesn’t Want To Use mLearning? •  Designing Online Training for Generation Y. •  Repurpose Formal eLearning for the Millennial Learner. •  Applying K-12 Education Tips to Adult Learning. •  All About Andragogy: Adult Learning Theory. •  How to Focus Attention in Adult Learning and E-learning. •  How and Why: Motivating Adult Learners. •  Modern Learners Speak Out. and “The whole mLearning experience is not captivating.”. Or did they love it?
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
    [Providers] Are we there yet? Latest Trends in the LMS/LP Industry
    Content Providers HEAR us ROAR. Some content providers may list themselves as a training provider.   In one sense they are a start-up in another sense they could be strong in ILT or paper based and are slowly or jumping heavily into online learning. Learning Platforms for me have become a separate entity within the entire learning system marketplace.  The key difference between them and say the LMS market in general are analytics and reporting – as in not as robust or strong than say on average for the LMS space. for you.   Close to Grandparent.  Top Trends.
  • SIMPLIFY ELEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
    [Providers] Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives
    Solutions for Learners and Companies Paul Hemp in his article " Death by Information Overload " published by Harvard Business Review, suggested some solutions to the problem: changing corporate cultures, providing better tools, learning to use tools to filter and focus. How do we make sense of the huge barrage of information that we encounter on a daily basis? We need to let go of the need to know everything. We need to train both our learners and leaders to resist the tendency to dump content. Every hour, YouTube uploads 6,000 hours of video content. It's just impossible to keep up.
  • TALENTLMS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
    [Providers] 5 Tips for Applying Differentiated Instruction in eLearning
    Create a self-paced learning environment Provide an estimated time to complete the course, but allow your learners to progress at their own speed. Provide ample support to slower learners. For timed quizzes and other assignments, provide post reflection activities that enable slow learners to internalize concepts better. Offer extant learning resources and online tools for learning Make sure the links, supplemental guides, research papers and multimedia you provide are current and functioning. Provide additional support to help them achieve the desired outcome. 4.
  • GEOTALENT  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
    [Providers] Implementation Team Roles & Responsibility
    These team members will provide information on business rules and standard operating procedures used within the organization that must be translated into the software system, either through configuration or custom development. For an installed solution, GeoMetrix can assist with installation and configuration and provide training. [Post by Greg Gammie, Implementation Services Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. As with any project, success rests on the people involved. Customer Project Team. Project Sponsor. Project Manager/Team Leader. System Administrator. Trainer.
  • ADOBE CAPTIVATE BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
    [Providers] Introducing A Brand New LMS from Adobe – Adobe Captivate Prime
    Prime provides a one-of-a-kind learner experience, combining engaging gamification with a wonderfully simple learner interface – a unified fluidic player that adapts to serve every major type of media seamlessly. Adobe Captivate Prime is a ground breaking new Learning Management System (LMS) from Adobe, aligned to modern business needs. It was designed from the ground […].
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015
    [Providers] Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 1)
    The discussions and resources on Twitter provide the eLearning community with information, connections, and inspiration. Liz Sheffield is a freelance writer with a background in training and development. She specializes in writing about everything related to the human side of business. You can contact her via LinkedIn or Twitter. recently attended the Society of Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) annual conference where 15,000 HR professionals gathered to share best practices, learn new skills, and improve the HR profession. The first platform we’re going to explore is Twitter. Hashtags.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015
    [Providers] Game Element: Balance
    Use your list of items to balance and observation of the players as well as direct feedback to see if the players feel the game was properly balanced, that it felt fair, moved at a decent pace and provided the right mix of learning and engagement. The concept of “balance” in a game experience encompasses many ideas. Everyone wants to create a balanced game…it’s just…what is a balanced game? Is it the idea of not too challenging but not too difficult? It is the proper mix of gathering inventory and earning coins? So, how is balance achieved? Design Games
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015
    [Providers] Global Trends & Future Scenarios Database; ~800 foresight publications/reports from around the world
    This database includes nearly 800 foresight publications and reports from around the world, and it provides governments, banks, corporations, universities, think tanks, and other institutions continuous […]. From the Inter-American Dialogue and the Inter-American Development Bank: A new foresight resource freely available to the public entitled, A Database of Reports on Global Trends and Future Scenarios. Asia Canada change corporate / business world corporate universities / corporate training Daniel S.
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015
    [Providers] Ideas on methods or instruments for CLIL and MOOC learning?
    It might of course also be a mix of self-regulated and self-directed instruments, provided to the students on different moments during the academic year. Help and thoughts welcomed. This is a small, exploratory study and as such I expect to have between 10 - 15 students volunteering (with informed consent of all parties: school, parents, students) for this research. Potential central research question: How does the CLIL MOOC project influence the learning readiness of secondary students voluntarily engaged in online learning courses which are delivered in a non-native language.
  • SPONGE UK  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015
    [Providers] 6 reasons to use video in your induction elearning
    Culture provides new employees with an overview of the organisation including its history, values and ethics. Video is a popular choice for induction elearning, and with good reason. It can turn a run-of-the-mill induction course into something engaging and inspiring, and help create the best possible first impression for new employees joining an organisation. People like video. Recent. research. suggests US adults are spending an average of 5.5 hours using video every day. The Four Cs The world’s biggest HR organisation, the. Society for Human Resource Management. Culture. Connection.
  • CDSM  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015
    [Providers] E-Learning Design Part 4: Learning through Collaboration
    They feed into the learning conversation and provide scaffolding to support new understanding of a subject. At CDSM, we draw on a range of theories – from the past and the present – to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. This is known as our ‘ pedagogy ’. In our last post ( E-Learning Design Part 3: The Learner as an Active Participant ), we gave you an insight into how we use some of the essential aspects of the theory of ‘constructivism’ in our digital learning solutions. What is Social Constructivism? How Social Constructivism Informs CDSM’s Pedagogy.
  • JAY CROSS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [Providers] Monterey Car Week
    walked among these beauties, talking with the occasional owner who wasn’t having lunch provided by the city of Carmel. I’d visited the event before. Thursday morning we arrived at Ocean Avenue in Carmel just in time to catch the arrival of the cars in the Tour d’Elegance. These cars, that would participate in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, had driven from Monterey to Big Sur and back through Carmel where they park for a couple of hours to enable people to gawk. . Things have changed. This year’s Tour was overwhelmed with people. Too many of them. He drives it daily.
  • DESIGNING DIGITALLY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [Providers] How to Ensure a Great Serious Game Experience
    It is designed with the intention of entertaining the user while providing an educational experience, and this concept works extremely well because the student is having fun while developing critical skills that will be used in the workforce. With hundreds of serious game developers out there and thousands of design options, it may seem like quite a challenge to pick the best solution for your business. Fortunately, the staff at Designing Digitally, Inc. Definition of Serious Games. What makes game-based training different from other types of learning experiences?
  • TALENTLMS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [Providers] 7 Awesome mLearning Benefits
    This can create a better learning experience and provide the flexibility for learners to access the courses on the device of their choice. Mobile learning is rapidly becoming the norm of eLearning! mLearning has invaded the eLearning scene, regardless of the age of the learner. successful eLearning project caters to mLearning by default. In this article, we discover why mLearning is the preferred method of learning among eLearners. Performance support or collaborative eLearning environment, mLearning has all the cards. What’s with the enormous success of mLearning anyway? Learning path.
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [Providers] Learning to learn | Learning to think
    If you are putting together training, it’s important that you include aspects that provide the employee/target audience with the fundamentals of what’s important and add practice situations. I’ve seen a few articles around the topic “Learning to Learn” recently: https://hbr.org/2015/06/improve-your-ability-to-learn. link]. link]. It would seem that learning to learn is a skill that is in demand. One of the most common aspects of learning to learn is learning to think. And a very important aspect of that is the use of critical thinking. Baloney detection kit.
  • SPONGE UK  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [Providers] NHS Trust frees up more time for patient care with new elearning
    One of the largest NHS Trusts providing community, mental health, learning disability and social care services in England is transforming its workplace training with 13 new elearning modules aimed at helping to improve safety and free up more time for staff to spend with patients. Southern Health is believed to be one of the first NHS Trusts of its kind to provide elearning relating to the receipt and scrutiny of statutory forms under the Mental Health Act. The new elearning is currently in production and is due to be rolled out to staff later this year.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [Providers] 3 Ways to Employ Knowledge Management for Customer Service
    By providing customers with an easy way to collaborate on issues and ideas, customer service representatives can spend more time solving bigger problems in their organizations. According to a recent survey, 69 percent of consumers attributed their good customer service experience to quick resolution of their problem. good knowledge management system: Breaks down silos to enable more collaboration between employees. Ensures that important resources and answers to common questions are easily accessible on demand. Why Knowledge Management Is Great For Customers Too.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [Providers] E-learning Solutions in the Healthcare Sector: Creating Knowledge and Enlightenment
    The LMS also provides tests and assessments to ensure that the learner had indeed benefitted from the course. In addition to providing information, the course also provided support to the patients by sharing coping mechanisms. Catering to the growing numbers and the varied learning needs, e-learning opens us to a world of possibilities. In recent times, our experience in creating e-learning for the Healthcare Sector has been growing and we bring forth the learning from some of these experiences. Most new-age LMSs are built to support flexible number of learners. Learning
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [Providers] Supporting Outstanding Young Persons by voting #jcinews
    Each issue provides me with new information that is useful, critical … in short food for thought. It is difficult to turn life around. We all know this in some form or another, either through big challenges that we need to overcome, or small changes that seem huge. Some of us come from humble beginnings, some of us face hardship in all sorts of ways but learn to overcome them, others pave their way towards a self-set dream with such energy that it inspires others. Every nation has its heroes. But I admit to voting for some others too, as support is good energy to share.
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2015
    [Providers] The de-amplication of Amplify
    Unlikely that this innovation in EdTech, even under new owners, are going to be able to compete with mass user platforms provided by Google and Apple (and perhaps Microsoft, if things go well with them next year in the mobile space). By focus on existing workflows (including procedurally flipped ones), one succumbs to various imperatives – how to decrease load, how to make teachers’ lives easy, how to provide helpful analytics quickly, how to provision a bank of standardized materials or baked content, and so on. They launched Amplify in 2012. million and $59.5
  • JPL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015
    [Providers] Pitney Bowes Employs Training to Accelerate Transformation
    Pitney Bowes is well known for providing postage meters and mail sorting services for US-based organizations. In recent years, Pitney Bowes has expanded worldwide providing a variety of commerce enabling products and solutions. Video interview with an Enterprise Learning and Development Leader at Pitney Bowes. Janet Lockhart-Jones, Ed.D. With operations in more than 100 countries and hundreds of technical and software offerings, training has become an important part of the company’s business strategy. best practice in v-ILT is to engage the learner every three to four minutes.
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015
    [Providers] Group of seven major universities seeks to offer online microcredentials [Fain]
    Educational technology companies and other alternative providers have taken the lead in working with employers […]. Establishment goes alternative — from insidehighered.com by Paul Fain Excerpt: Traditional colleges have been mostly on the sidelines for the early development of online microcredentials or badges — the kind that aren’t linked to conventional courses and the credit hour. experimentation higher education new business models universities
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015
    [Providers] I know what I like
    Throughout this book, the contributors generally argue for change in education, and provide examples from their own experiences as to how those changes might be effected. We live in a rapidly changing world that requires people to have the ability to adapt much more quickly than in previous times, where events moved much more slowly. Education is not immune from these changes even though it is an inherently conservative system. There are many other chapters in this self-published volume that echo these tenets, and all are grounded in professional practice and case studies. Kenyon, C.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015
    [Providers] Continuous Learning is strategic to business
    As regards businesses,continuous learning has helped in strengthening the leadership pipeline, core competencies in people, and providing a progressive career path for performers. Below are a few excerpts: Nike CLO Andre Martin, who joined the company in April 2014, believes that growth provides incredible opportunity. ‘Small Is Beautiful’ – A popular quote, derived from the book of the same name, is synonymous with the world-renowned British Economist E F Schumacher,who picked it up from his teacher Leopold Kohr. With information overload, learners need to sieve relevant content.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015
    [Providers] The Social Learning Circus (Infographic)
    ” This resource provides shares six methods for more effective training and why better knowledge management is so important in enabling employees. We’re excited to share our brand new infographic on how most organizations invest in the wrong kind of training – it doesn’t cater to how people learn. Click on the image below to open a larger version of the infographic for easy viewing. The infographic is a companion to an eBook , “Knowledge Management and Training: Why Social Learning Works.” Blog Social Learning infographic onboarding training
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015
    [Providers] Game Element: Freedom
    But games provide more than the freedom to fail. They provide the freedom to explore different environments, different methods of thinking and different approaches to problem solving. We don’t often think of something as abstract as “freedom” as a game element but actually, “freedom” is a large part of games. Games give you the freedom to fail, you can safely do something wrong and then start over again with minimal consequences and almost no longer term negative implications. Games are a sandbox for life. Course On Game Elements. Games
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015
    [Providers] 5 Psychological Tips To Incorporate Into Your eLearning
    Where video excels is in providing information across all three channels. Juste is a serious life passionista with a flair for learning new things. She’s an author of hundreds of unfinished works and a lover of all things curious. Juste works @vzaar, the video hosting platform for business, and practices word-crafting daily. You can ping her at juste@vzaar.com  or tweet @JusteSem. You have a lot of passion for what you teach. It’s only natural that you feel the urge to cram your lessons with as much information as possible. Just hang on a second. The brain is fascinating. Don’t. Brill.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015
    [Providers] Roundup: Proactive Customer Support, Strategies for Employee Engagement, and more
    In this Forbes article, Homaira Kabir offers strategies to boost employee engagement by creating an honest work environment and providing meaningful opportunities. Clara Shih provides four tips for traditional salespeople in the digital era in this Fast Company article. We’re happy to share some of the most interesting articles we’ve come across about social business, the future of work, and customer experience that we hope you’ll find interesting and valuable. Marketing from the Customer’s Perspective. Taking a Proactive Approach to Customer Support.
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015
    [Providers] Hex Invaders, Expanding Your Thinking, and Avoiding Creativity’s Rabbit Holes: This Week on #BLPLearn
    We include commentary from the original BLPer who found the article to provide you with context on why we felt it is worth sharing out. #BLPLearn is for our fellow members of the L&D community. We take the best articles and resources shared between members of our teams and publish them in this weekly post. THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES. Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: Hex Invaders. Submitted by  Brandon Penticuff, Technology Director  . love to find little gem games that combine classic arcade styles with very specific learning objectives.
  • 360 TRAINING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015
    [Providers] Getting it Right: A 3-Step Approach to Building Your Online Course
    Is your course providing an overview or high-level understanding of the subject matter, or do you want to provide in-depth knowledge? These questions may be daunting at first, but they provide a solid foundation on which to build an online course. Interested in teaching online ? Creating an online training course and offering it for sale is a great way to bring your expertise to life and make money from it. The most challenging part of the course development phase can often be getting started. Step 1: Decide on a topic. Pick a focused, well-defined topic for a course.
  • SPONGE UK  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015
    [Providers] Why data protection reform needs a revolution in compliance training
    to provide some more inspiration on how to revolutionise your approach data protection compliance training. New rules are moving closer which could see record fines for organisations breaching EU data protection law, no matter where in the world they are based. With so much at stake, data protection is likely to become a top training priority, but meeting this new standard will require a shake-up in compliance training. ” – Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor. analysts. think agreement might even be reached by the end of the year. greater level. Tesco.
  • EVERYTHING E-LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Providers] Why the Experience API (xAPI) Is Crucial to Your eLearning Success
    The ADL now calls the Tin Can API by the name Experience API because it fits the eLearning community better; xAPI’s purpose is to store and provide access to learning experiences. The Experience API (xAPI) is an updated standard for tracking eLearning; it shows a more complete picture of your learners’ activity than SCORM does. xAPI was created by Rustici Software to replace SCORM (an earlier set of technical standards for eLearning software products). Let’s talk about the background of SCORM and xAPI for a minute. First, they created SCORM—Sharable Content Object Reference Model.
  • EFRONT  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Providers] The 4 Basic Methods of transforming Learning into eLearning
    Provide immediate feedback as a self-evaluation tool so that they can gauge their success. Throughout the eLearning course, repeat the critical information: Tell stories, summarize, provide exercises and quizzes. As a rule of thumb, always provide multiple formats for assignment presentation and learning resources – let them print out cheatsheets, checklists, visuals, mindmaps, etc. Provide freebie tools like mindmapping, pictogram making, visual note taking or speech input apps to your learners to encourage this technique in your eLearning courses. Workbook.
  • KZO INNOVATIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Providers] The State of The Web in 2015
    Connected devices such as Nest, SmartThings, Amazon Dash, Disney’s MagicBands, and Ilumigami provide a glimpse at the shape of things to come. Let’s look at where the web is at, where it’s going, and why. How should your business plan around these trends? How should video come into play? Here, we’ll answer these key questions and take a close look at the state of the web in 2015. Gone Mobile. It’s surely no surprise to you that mobile usage has skyrocketed in recent years. In the coming years, it’s looking like you need to go mobile or go home. Time For a Browser Facelift.
  • ELEARNINGMIND  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Providers] Real Mobile Learning: Are Smartphone Printers Worth the Investment?
    In most cases, it’s probably up to the organization to provide learners with mobile printing devices. Asking learners to BYOD–bring their own devices–not only saves money, but time. When learners are already acquainted with the technology they’ll use to access information, it reduces prep time so everyone can jump straight into learning. But while most of your learners will have access to their own smartphones and tablets, mobile printers might be a different story. Despite their high availability and range of design, your learners probably won’t have one in their briefcases.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Providers] Falling prophets
    The convergence of text, audio, video, and the emergence of hypermedia provide us with the ultimate playground. “Books will soon be obsolete in the schools. Scholars will soon be instructed through the eye. It is possible to teach every branch of human knowledge with the motion picture. Our school system will be completely changed in 10 years.” So wrote the celebrated American inventor Thomas Edison in 1913. It's a well known quote, and is more representative of his fervour for the moving picture than it was of reality. It took the world by storm, but not at the expense of books.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Providers] content.ED: Documentation Best Practices
    From there, you can decide what to provide and how best to help them successfully reach their goal. Since TechSmith tools were created with easy, visual communication in mind, we feel that we have an important role to play in helping to smooth the transfer of information in the professional realm. We consider it our responsibility to advocate for clear, concise, compelling, and creative communications in all forms, which led us to the concept of content.ED. Documentation can be boring. However, documents are a necessary part of every person’s life. Keep It Short. Know Your Audience.
  • BAMBOO PROJECT  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Providers] 50 is the New 65 in the Job Market: 9 Things You Should Be Doing to Be Prepared
    Your relationships are going to help you grow and access new opportunities and provide you with support when you are laid off. Last week I had lunch with my accountant and a friend of his who was laid off a year ago (at 62) and is now starting his own business because he can't find an employer who will hire him. We spent much of that lunch talking about how many people we knew who were in this situation. For the past year, I've been facilitating the Speedy Startup--a 12-week program to help people who are unemployed start up their own businesses. 50 is the New 65. Start Saving Up.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Providers] Learning Architecture How LD Can Improve the Bottom Line
    Next, Marriott built the solution: an online leadership learning guide which maps all formal and informal activities to Marriott’s management core competencies and provides tools, quick tips, pivotal assignments, reading references and self-coaching guidance based on the learning needs of each manager. Today, more than ever, C-Suite executives are charged with delivering more with less while leading increasingly complex organizations in a rapidly changing, risk ridden, global economy. Marriott is a diversified hospitality company with over 3,700 properties in more than 74 countries.
  • EVERYTHING E-LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015
    [Providers] 7 Tips to Streamline Translations
    Provide guidelines. When possible, provide a document with general guidelines. Most importantly, provide instructions on how to access the English version (or other source text version) for reference. A lot of questions a translator may have can easily be resolved using reference to the native piece and contextual clues. 7. The translation process can make your head spin. From finding someone who can translate content to making sure your training material is ready for deployment, there are a dizzying number of steps that can slow down the process. Be concise. Euphemisms. 3.
  • OPENSESAME  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015
    [Providers] 4 Tips to Conquer Conferences
    Many conferences will provide a map and layout of the conference beforehand in some sort of program. Are attending conferences and tradeshows a large part of your business/job? If so, learning the nuances to get the most out of conferences can be difficult. Whether you are new to the conference scene or are an experienced participant and attendee, understanding how to effectively use your time can save you valuable resources.  . Here are a few quick tips to get the most out of a conference: 1. Do Your Homework. There’s nothing worse than people asking , “So what do you do?” Left tips
  • KZO INNOVATIONS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015
    [Providers] 5 Awesome e-Learning Podcasts
    Each episode recommends and summarizes articles from the previous two weeks, makes predictions on learning technology, and provides some great commentary on the e-Learning space. Who doesn’t enjoy listening to an entertaining and thought-provoking podcast these days? Podcasts are especially handy for busy e-Learning and training professionals that want to keep up on industry updates and best practices. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the 5 most pertinent, accessible, well-done (and free!) e-Learning podcasts, learning management systems, and online training. Have a listen!
  • TALENTLMS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015
    [Providers] Top 10 Cloud myths busted, pt. 2
    In this model, the Cloud provider just gives you virtual (cloud-based) servers, and you get to manage them and build whatever you want with them, in the same way you would with physical collocated boxes. Finally, there are three operating models for an organization’s Cloud: a) the customer owns and operates it, b) the cloud provider owns and operates it, or, c) the customer owns the solution but the provider operates it. Mythology. We use to think of it as something ancient societies did. But this does not mean that the Cloud is not for big organizations. for you.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015
    [Providers] Content engineering
    First, being tighter around content definitions provides a greater opportunity to be scientific about the role the content plays. By this tighter process, we not only provide better content design, delivery, and management, but we set the stage for the future. We’ve heard about learning engineering and while the focus is on experience design, the pragmatics include designing content to create the context, resources, and motivation for the activity. And it’s time we step beyond just hardwiring this content together, and start treating it as professionals.
  • NICK LEFFLER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015
    [Providers] Increasing Social Awareness in Higher Education
    To sign up instructors only had to sign up for one of the provided ideas or sign up with their own idea including an estimated completion date. About two months ago I wrote about increasing social awareness in higher education , specifically the MSIDT program that I graduated from. Developing the social awareness of the program has gone well, although nothing like I had planned. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing because plans can’t take into account all the variable but just doing it can definitely adjust for variables. Social Media. Original Content For Others. Authentic.
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