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  • MLEVEL  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2016
    [Providers] Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements
    mLevel has been capturing events about the user’s behaviors using the mLevel platform since its inception, but only recently have we been able to provide data back to the learners and managers on what happened and when.  Upon completion of any activity on the mLevel platform, this JSON file is sent over to the platform and is prepared for processing through the various event-state engines to provide analytics.  The goal of this standard was to provide a common way to parse learning interaction / experience data to provide value back to users.  Quick Overview of xAPI.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014
    [Providers] Responsive eLearning Design – Why It Matters
    I talk to learning and development professionals daily about the challenges of providing learning that is engaging, relevant, and oh by the way – can be delivered right where and when people need it, which is most often on the go … the quintessential definition of Performance Support (PS). Ah but there’s a new wrinkle […]. eLearning Responsive eLearning
  • B ONLINE LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014
    [Providers] eLearning Blunders
    The purpose of the challenge was to highlight blunders found in eLearning courses and Articulate Community members provided many great examples of what […]. Blunder: a stupid or careless mistake. Alternative words: mistake, error, gaffe, fault, slip, oversight, inaccuracy, botch. This post was inspired by David Anderson’s eLearning challenge #32: Death, Taxes and E-Learning Mistakes. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools
  • INSYNC TRAINING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 2014
    [Providers] Designing Blended Learning: A Success Story
    The palette available for creating a blended learning program provides many options for instructional designers. The usual choice? Start with a few self-paced lessons, add one virtual event and a pinch of discussion forums for flavor, and stir to get the blend you want. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Blended learning Design
  • JPL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015
    [Providers] Sheetz Supports Workforce with Made-to-Order Training
    To deliver on this promise, each store and employee must provide high quality food (MTO – Made-To- Order) and friendly and efficient service. This involves providing integrated training programs that work in a busy store environment and ensure that employees are prepared to provide the desired customer experience. Video interview with the Workforce Development Manager at Sheetz. The Sheetz brand promises to be a mecca for people on the go. Consumers have plenty of choices when it comes to fast food restaurants, beverages, convenience stores and gas stations.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2016
    [Providers] Excellence in Technology Innovation
    Learning Delivery LIP 2016 Providers Learning In Practice AwardsLearning in Practice Awards 2016. Recognizes vendors that have rolled out an innovative learning technology for a client such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, apps, video, social collaboration toolsor games and simulations. Intrepid Learning, Inc. Century-old consumer brand organization, Newell Brands, underwent a major transformation when Michael Polk became CEO in 2011. The company moved from multiple business segments that manage multiple brands to one singular Newell that managed them. Andie Burjek.  .
  • RAPTIVITY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
    [Providers] Creating a Branching Question – Adaptive Type Interaction
    Most tools provide multiple ways to provide [.]. One of the issues I’ve always had with online learning is programming a question to have some type of interaction when the student does not initially answer the question correctly the first time. eLearning tools Instructional Design rapid learning raptivity
  • G-CUBE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014
    [Providers] Blended Learning: Different combinations that work
    Weighing all these factors will provide the insights to choose the right blend for your learning delivery. Short audio recordings, videos, animations and infographics provide bite-sized knowledge nuggets for a personalized approach to learning. Blending Structured and Unstructured Learning: Structured learning has a well-established place within the corporate training structure where the learner is provided a set of pre-designed learning content and is set off on a pre-determined learning path. Blended Learning is in itself self-explanatory, its all in the name.
  • ELEARNING ACUPUNCTURE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
    [Providers] 7 Strategies for Building Community in Online Courses
    Provide two non-graded asynchronous discussion forum in the course. Provide each group with its own private discussion forum. Provide some guidelines on effective virtual team-work. Provide netiquette and guidelines on how best to participate in the graded discussion forum, if applicable. 6. Loneliness and a feeling of working in isolation is one reason why some online students eventually choose to drop a course. You can combat this attrition by building community in your course. Here are some ways that I have found useful to accomplish this task: 1.
  • ADMINISTRATE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016
    [Providers] Press Release – Administrate Appoints New CTO and Launches LITE 2016
    Edinburgh, 21 June 2016 – Administrate, an EdTech SaaS solution for training providers and corporations, has plans to hire an additional 15 engineers before the end of 2016 to support its rapid growth in UK, US and international markets.  As part of this expansion, Andrew Williams has been appointed as Read More.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2007
    [Providers] Learnlets » Mobile Moves
  • KINEO  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016
    [Providers] Short shouldn't have to mean shallow
    In the age of giving learners what they want and a drive for shorter content, might we forget to provide deep learning? Be smart with learners' time by providing short, stretching experiences that stick.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2015
    [Providers] Implementing Gamification? Consider These Tips
    Before launching wide-scale gamification efforts, provide information to stakeholders on emerging gamification implementations in organizations that have show business results. Team with experienced and “proven” providers of gamification paltforms and design to provide professional quality experiences for learners. Here are some tips for implementing gamification. Align. Align game and gamification tools, methods and content with curriculum content objectives. You should always be able to tie your gamification activities directly to learning outcomes. Inform. Prepare.
  • G-CUBE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [Providers] Utilizing the power of Storytelling to create engaging Simulations: A 4 Prong Strategy
    With simulations, we can provide a learner the virtual platform for experimentation, thus opening up a vast expanse of ‘doing and learning’.   This stage is ‘reflective’ and multiple experiences can be built here to provide ample food for thought. Finally, the end of the story should assess the learner by providing exciting opportunities to experiment with different options and outcomes. This makes sure that the simulation provides real-life experiences, which do not have an obvious ‘right way’ or a ‘wrong way’. Creating the Plot. Ending it well. contact-form-7].
  • KINEO  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
    [Providers] City & Guilds Group acquires e3Learning
    The City & Guilds Group has acquired Adelaide-based e3Learning – one of Australia's largest dedicated corporate elearning and compliance providers.
  • G-CUBE  |  MONDAY, MAY 11, 2015
    [Providers] E-Learning in the Automobile Industry: Maximizing Dealer Efficiency using LMS
    Every forward-thinking organization strives to create innovative avenues to provide training that educates, enables and inspires its people. The reach of technology is quite high in the industry, as most dealers provide handheld tablets to executives as well as managers, to present well to their prospective clients. Harnessing technology, training and learning can also be provided –available as per the needs of the learner. Tests and Assessments: A mix of assessments was provided to the learners – supervised tests as well as self-evaluation tests. contact-form-7].
  • RAPTIVITY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015
    [Providers] A Simple Tip to Add a Personalized Touch to Your Online Courses
    In fact, we too provide similar feedback to our learners in the assessments we design. And not just feedback, you could use your voice to provide instructions in your courses too. And if you are using specific eLearning tools like Raptivity and Lectora to create your courses, they do provide an embedded sound recorder. Audio feedback is an excellent way to connect with learners and provide feedback that is both motivating and meaningful. Great! Good job! Incorrect! Can do better! Not quite right! Do these words sound familiar? Profile: [link]. Instructional Design
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, JULY 20, 2015
    [Providers] Lambda Partners with lynda.com for Seamless Integration in Moodle
    Lambda is partnering up with the online learning company, lynda.com, to provide an extensive library of video tutorials, and online courses that can be directly integrated with Moodle. Moodle integration
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2012
    [Providers] The future of MOOCs
    Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners. And isn’t content sourced from some of the world’s best providers a giant leap in that direction? Universities will finally accept they are service providers. One way to do that is to leverage MOOCs for content delivery and provide value-added instruction (discussion, Q&A, worked examples, role plays etc) to local students – who of course will pay a premium for the privilege. Content providers will charge for assessment.
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2012
    [Providers] The future of MOOCs
    Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners. And isn’t content sourced from some of the world’s best providers a giant leap in that direction? Universities will finally accept they are service providers. One way to do that is to leverage MOOCs for content delivery and provide value-added instruction (discussion, Q&A, worked examples, role plays etc) to local students – who of course will pay a premium for the privilege. Content providers will charge for assessment.
  • EDYNCO  |  MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
    [Providers] An innovative use of Mind mapping in Education
    There are numerous studies available providing evidence of why mind mapping is so effective for all sorts of activities. However, for providing maximum efficiency of a Leaning map we must design it properly. The full potential of a Learning map is provided by assigning students to create their own Learning maps to review their understanding of the topic and to build long-term memory. Mind map doesn’t provide short summaries/explanations. Nodes are not only for providing information. It is no secret that a Learning map is based on a mind mapping technique.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014
    [Providers] How to Increase Learner Retention from Compliance Training… and Reduce Boredom
    Use the learning principles of spaced repetition to provide both micro and macro spacings of your content. Provide immediate, meaningful feedback: Most compliance training contains a posttest… and learners must reach a certain score to be marked as complete. During this pretest, provide immediate feedback and allow learners to retry questions they answered incorrectly. By providing people with different job types a relevant experience, less of the content will be boring to them. HazComm. HIPAA. Hazmat. What gives? Increase Compliance Training Retention. 1.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
    [Providers] Top 5 Things Associations can Learn from Corporate Training Departments
    Most associations have provided some degree of member education as part of their mission. With stronger educational components, we believe that associations can become the learning centers of the future, providing a vibrant learning community for industry, while augmenting traditional post-secondary educational offerings and better servicing the employees and industry alike. 1. However, corporate universities are expensive, and associations can provide an alternative. For members, continuing education is a valuable benefit for their professional development. Tweet This!
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
    [Providers] Google Apps Integration in Moodle
    You can choose whether you want to login using Google Apps credentials, Moodle credentials, or an existing identity provider (if your institution has a centralized directory). This is a new integration between Moodle and Google, allowing you to benefit from the two platforms working seamlessly together. You will need to centralize the authentication process. Moodle LMS Integrations
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
    [Providers] Understanding Learning Intelligence
    In the early days of nearly every software innovation, there tends to be a huge spike in provider’s trying to solve the identified market problems. Product marketers task themselves with creating new ways of explaining the innovation — sometimes using indecipherable jargon to explain it! data learning
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2016
    [Providers] Upside Learning a Core Challenger in Fosway’s 9-Grid for Bespoke Learning
    The Fosway 9-Grids provide an independent assessment of the principal learning and talent supply options available to organisations in EMEA. It is a five dimensional model that can be used to determine the positioning of learning service providers/vendors based on 5 key parameters namely- Performance (includes market performance and customer performance), Potential (scope, capability and […]. eLearning Fosway 9-Grid Fosway's 9-Grid for Bespoke Learning
  • ADMINISTRATE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
    [Providers] A Cautionary Tale of Putting all Your Training Eggs in One Basket
    Phil is 26 and since graduating from University, he’s been working as the sole Training Coordinator for ‘Worksite Safety Success’, a medium-sized health and safety training company, providing Instructor-led Training to construction workers. Meet Phil. You may note that Phil looks rather happy (and wonderfully posed). He’s picturing himself Scuba Read More Published on September 1, 2016. All Training Tips
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2015
    [Providers] What is WCAG 2.0 and Why Does it Matter?
    Most people are familiar with Section 508 , which requires federal agencies to “purchase electronic and information technology that is accessible to employees with disabilities, and to the extent that those agencies provide information technology to the public, it too shall be accessible by persons with disabilities.” WCAG uses the POUR Principles to provide guidelines for  creating accessible content. POUR stands for: Perceivable: Provides text alternatives for any non-text content. Provides alternatives for time-based media. WCAG 2.0 Separates content from style.
  • INSYNC TRAINING  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Providers] 101 Tips to Motivate the Virtual Learner: Rewards and Recognition
    Motivation Category 8: Provide Rewards and Recognition for Virtual Learning Participation and Success. This is the ninth post in a series of eleven which will examine how to motivate the virtual learner. The first post introduces the series. It feels great to answer a question correctly, and to receive positive feedback from facilitators and peers. Participants often don''t expect positive reinforcement from virtual courses. Find ways to build in opportunity for tangible rewards and recognition - even for asynchronous programs.
  • DOCEBO  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016
    [Providers] 3 Simple ways to gamify your online learning
    Provide great feedback that shows learners where they went wrong and gives them a chance to try again, keeping them motivated to continue learning. Use film and audio to provide interaction. Make challenges achievable and provide feedback and branching navigation to keep the course relevant and engaging. He helps large companies and online training providers use Elucidat to simplify and speed up their authoring process. 3 Simple ideas for elearning gamification (without the gimmicks). Gamification can help you create a more engaging learning experience.
  • KINEO  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016
    [Providers] Short shouldn't have to mean shallow
    In the age of giving learners what they want and a drive for shorter content, might we forget to provide deep learning? Be smart with learners' time by providing short, stretching experiences that stick.
  • SOCIAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
    [Providers] To Improve Learner Retention, Focus on the Dynamics of Forgetting
    Donald Clark provides some good insight in this post.  In it, he explains how practice is the real key to retention: The real solution, to this massive problem of forgetfulness, is spaced practice, little and often, the regular rehearsal and practice of the knowledge/skill over a period of time to elaborate and allow deep processing to fix long-term memories. In addition to the obvious repetition that practice provides, the other key element practice provides is context.  In order to practice something, it needs context:  a real-world scenario, or a problem to be solved.
  • G-CUBE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
    [Providers] 3 ways of creating video-based online learning: An e-learning perspective
    This client’s chosen training medium had always been the classroom environment, which is definitely a strong platform to impart communication skills because it provides opportunities for close social and inter-personal interactions. To overcome these limitations and provide the learners with a continuous learning experience, we created an online/on-demand library of modules that extends and expands learning beyond the walls of the classroom. It also provided practical know-how on the actual workings of many machines. Short video-based learning nuggets. Animated videos.
  • DOCEBO  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2015
    [Providers] 11 Invaluable Tips To Design Blended Learning Courses for Corporate Training
    Figure out what they like about the blended learning course and what they feel needs to be improved, so that you can provide them with the most benefit. Also, let them know that you welcome their suggestions, and provide them with a direct means of contact, such as an email address or contact form. Grading is also done within a matter of seconds, giving the instructors more time to provide one-on-one support to their learners. Knowing how to seamlessly blend these two approaches, however, is essential. Formulate your blended learning goals in advance. Feedback is key!
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014
    [Providers] 5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility
    Individuals with disabilities, who are members of the public seeking information or services from a Federal agency, to have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to that provided to the public who are not individuals with disabilities. The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) is an organization of state administrators of unemployment insurance laws, employment services, training programs, employment statistics, labor market information and other programs and services provided through the publicly-funded state workforce system. link].
  • COURSEARC  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2016
    [Providers] Color Contrast
    WebAIM provides a great tool for checking the color contrast of your background and foreground colors. One of the accessibility requirements is to ensure that the visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 7.1 to meet the AAA standard. WebAIM Contrast Checker. Accessibility eLearning Tools accessibility color contrast Section 508 WebAIM
  • RAPTIVITY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
    [Providers] 4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects
    This post provides four quick steps on how to create a winning eLearning portfolio. If you already have a portfolio, use these steps to update it. Your next eLearning opportunity may hinge on an updated winning portfolio! 1. Locate all [.]. Authoring Tool eLearning tools training eLearning projects eLearning samples online samples training projects
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2013
    [Providers] Building a Culture of Continuous Learning
    Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit. Yet even this ‘sacred cow’ of formal training is being challenged with some companies updating on-boarding processes and, instead of hours or days of classroom induction, are providing new recruits with tablets stuffed with helpful information and access to resources such links to expert locators on intranets and repositories of stories to help new employees navigate the networks and alcoves of their new organisation or new role within their existing organisation.
  • JOOMLALMS   |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014
    [Providers] December 8, 2014 - The Unconventional Guide to Handling a Successful ELearning Webinar
    However, there is a knack to holding an affective webinar and today’s article can provide some advice on the web conference preparing and holding users’ attention. The Unconventional Guide to Handling a Successful ELearning Webinar. Webinars and web conferences became an integral part of eLearning process and for a long time already have been perceived as an alternative to live communication the distance education is missing. eLearning
  • INSYNC TRAINING  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016
    [Providers] What Makes a Great Virtual Classroom Producer? Advice from an Expert
    InSync Training’s team includes a group of fantastic virtual classroom producers, or assistant facilitators, who provide professional event support to our clients, and our Certificate course and Workshop facilitators. They keep learners on track, and transform virtual training programs into fast-moving, trouble-free interactive events. In this guest post, Helen Fong, our Lead Producer, shares her wisdom about this important, but often overlooked, role. Virtual Classroom - Production Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Producer Global Virtual Classroom
  • G-CUBE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2014
    [Providers] e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design
    So, if the learners are more accustomed to learning with an instructor, a virtual mentor can be introduced, which can provide the ‘human’ element in the course. Providing examples and case studies: By citing case studies and real-life examples, we can help the learner to fully understand the impact of changing his or her behavior and complying with the suggested set of rules/regulations. In addition to textual and graphical representation of data, interactivities can also be built into the course to provide both – a suitable relief as well as a ‘push’ for learning.
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
    [Providers] Webinar Features & Integrations
    This Moodle LMS integration provides seamless use of Adobe Connect Pro directly in Moodle.This is done by adding an activity instance and providing the meeting name, url (optional), start time, end time, meeting template and a public or private meeting setting. When provided access through the meeting link, it's a simple click of a button and away you go! Moodle Adobe Connect. With single-sign-on technology, users who have logged into Moodle will not have to enter Adobe Connect Credentials to access the Moodle webinar or meeting. Integrations Moodle webinar
  • ENSPIRE LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014
    [Providers] Friday Spotlight > Medical Soft Skills
    Learners make decisions about what to do, say, and the appropriate care to provide to virtual patients. These patients provide real-time feedback to the learner’s choices. The fun, immersive experience is facilitated by a virtual mentor who provides expert consultative feedback, enabling learners to draw valuable learning conclusions from larger patterns of behavior. Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers ( PRI ) understands that effective communication in medical care is highly correlated with better patient adherence. times better odds of patient adherence.
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2015
    [Providers] An Advanced LMS Reporting Solution for Moodle
    To celebrate the launch of this highly anticipated Analytika release, we are providing a special offer. We announced a few months ago that Lambda Analytika™ for Moodle was on its way, Well, it's finally here, and it comes with a plethora of new features and functions. If you purchase Lambda Analytika before December 21st 2015, your first 6 months is on us! Take advantage of this offer by clicking the button below. learning analytics Moodle Moodle
  • VIKAS JOSHI ON INTERACTIVE LEARNING   |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
    [Providers] Power vs Ease of Use: Do We Need to Choose One?
    How do the template designers maintain the ease of use and yet provide powerful features that the course designer can control? Element Size and Placement : Provide control to the course designer over the placement of whole elements, not just text labels, images, buttons and videos. Text Hyperlinks: When there is a need to provide additional information that wouldn't fit the real estate of the interaction, a text hyperlink is the best way out. Industry gurus have long maintained that authoring tools can be either powerful or easy to use. Is that possible?
  • LEARNDASH  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013
    [Providers] ADDIE Model Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]
    This model is one of (if not the) most popular structures used by training designers today.  As you can expect, it has received a lot of attention from the community – some criticizing it, others providing praise. For those of you who are new to the field, or just want a reminder, the infographic below (provided by Nicole Legault) provides a nice overview. Anyone who is actively involved with instructional design has at some point used the ADDIE model (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate) for their course development. instructional design training
  • ABSORB LMS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
    [Providers] Course-of-the-Month Club: Using a Learning Management System to Sell Subscriptions to Learning Content
    Understandably, the company providing this course-of-the-month subscription service doesn’t want the headache of managing all this manually. For the sake of this example, let’s assume that this commercial course provider sells courses related to mandolin playing. The ability to automatically provide new courses every month. STEP 1 : Bundle together the courses you want to provide in the first month of the subscription. Courses provided in month one: Mandolin Care. Courses provided in month two: Mandolin Care. Ok, full disclosure.
  • ONTUITIVE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013
    [Providers] ROI: The Most Difficult Metric!
    But, the real question is, can you truly make the connection between what you are providing to the business and how that has improved the bottom line Do you know what the impact of your training efforts are on the organization? Are you measuring them? "Of course!" you say. "We have all kinds of data supporting what we do!"
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012
    [Providers] Technology Options for Developing and Leveraging Staff Knowledge and Skills
    Prescribed learning is not about ‘content dump’ It’s about providing an instructional approach that enables new knowledge and skills to be readily assimilated. It’s about providing the building blocks from which staff can begin to develop judgement and problem-solving skills. Explorer: Support curiosity & intrinsic motivation – A sure way to dampen motivation is when we do a poor job providing the tools and support to enable staff to apply their new skills and knowledge into the workplace, through on-demand tools and/or access to experts. Such
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013
    [Providers] CME Blended Learning: CHEST 2013
    CHEST 2013 showcased ACCP’s dedication to provide high-tech and high quality continuing education opportunities for their members. Web Courseworks team members were thrilled to visit the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) annual conference this week.  As demonstrated at the conference, ACCP uses Coursestage (Web Courseworks’ LMS platform) in effective ways: share online content to […]. eLearning
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
    [Providers] Four Articles & Papers Defining this thing called #Gamification
    In the article, the authors provide insight into several different ways in which individuals and organizations have defined “Gamification” The author, Ivan Mosca (Università di Torino), writes. Does gamification provide an opportunity to help schools solve difficult problems related to motivation and engagement. This chapter provides a broad definition of gamification and argues that gamification and serious games are not that different. The first article is from an online journal called GAME. Gamification and deGamification. and was written by Joey J.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
    [Providers] What Is Mobile Learning?
    One large learning systems provider says mobile learning is what’s done on your laptop. Another medium sized learning systems provider provides a similar solution like the above one but on a USB drive. I spent a day at the Learning Technologies show exhibition in London this week. There is a lot of talk of mobile, social, and informal learning at the vendor stalls this year. Good sign I’d say. Unfortunately everyone has their own definition of each of these terms. The most confused, if not misused, term seems to be mobile learning. Agree? Mobile Learning mLearning
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016
    [Providers] Using an LMS to Enhance Marketing and Increase Sales
    As a Learning Management System provider, we assume that our customers are in the business of selling courses. With How do you get past simply providing eLearning materials to your members and move into increasing revenues from those materials? When you have a member’s attention on your website page, you should be providing them with as much value as possible. Allowing your learners to review your courses not only provides you with great feedback, but also has the potential to provide honest, valuable feedback to members that are considering purchasing.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2016
    [Providers] Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses
    Uber taps into existing resources providing people – both the suppliers and the buyers – with a platform to connect. Against this backdrop, technology is providing us with an opportunity to re-imagine and redefine workplace learning and our role as business partners, thought leaders, and change agents. L&D must move to becoming facilitators and enablers in a sharing economy and provide the right technology, tools and support necessary to allow users to collaboratively co-create value. Designing courses is passé! But it’s not. Learning is no exception.
  • GLOBAL ETRAINING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2015
    [Providers] Global eTraining ReleasesThe Plug-In 2016
    The Global eTraining Plug-In provides quick reference tools, and ongoing software training – from within the software itself. The Plug-In provides immediate access to full Interactive Topics,   eDemo tutorial videos  and  Let Me Try   practical exercises – in a familiar, dockable palette. This provides a ‘just in time’ reference tool for power users. Full access to the learning content is available within the Plug-In, providing a classroom-friendly ‘Blended Learning’ tool. Version update checking, AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2016.
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016
    [Providers] What's Difference Between Blended Learning and Flipped Classroom Learning?
    In this blog, we will provide you with an overview of blended learning and flipped classrooms, as well as a few best practices for implementing each one! If you've ever confused blended learning with flipped classroom learning (or vice versa), you're not alone. While the two methods have some overlapping components, and a common objective, they are each unique in their execution. flipped classroom blended learning
  • G-CUBE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
    [Providers] Spaced Learning for Corporate Trainings: Increasing Impact and Retention
    Spaced learning provides multiple learning opportunities, which over time, re-enforces learning impact. Spaced learning provides many training instances which help learners change accordingly. Providing context and examples : To keep the learning interesting, the learning content can be presented multiple times in a completely different format, making sure that the core concepts remain same. Assessments and practice : Another way of spacing learning opportunities is to provide assessments after certain time lapse from the initial learning event. contact-form-7].
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
    [Providers] Creativity and Instructional Design
    One of the reasons I fell in love with the field of instructional design is that it requires an analytical mindset, yet provides ample opportunities for creative expression. One morning you may be deep into an instructional analysis and in the afternoon, you might be ideating a creative treatment. Creativity is Under Discussed in our Industry Creativity is often thought […]. eLearning Design
  • GYRUS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Providers] The Difference between Training and Development.
    Think of this way- training is mostly provided to teach new skills while development focuses on improving existing skills. Both training and development are required to work hand in hand for providing the right skills and knowledge to employees and help them get the most of it for both organizations benefit as well as their own progression. The words training and development are mostly used together in the corporate world and are seen as activities focused on improving the knowledge, performance and productivity of the employees. appeared first on Gyrus.
  • VIKAS JOSHI ON INTERACTIVE LEARNING   |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2011
    [Providers] Getting a Head Start with Mobile Interactions
    Then there are interactive quizzes that test knowledge and provide feedback. You can also provide ready reference materials for the people on the go. These interactions, together with memory aids available in the Raptivity HTML5 Turbopack released earlier, provide a rich variety of templates that suit a large number of instructional goals. When Raptivity released its first collection of mobile interactions for iPad and iPhone based eLearning, the path-breaking HTML5 Pack received several accolades. That's why I am excited about the new Raptivity HTML5 Starter Pack.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
    [Providers] Instructional Design for Beginners – What Motivates People To Learn?
    It provides a good summary of the issues to be considered when designing learning material. Provide feedback and support internal attributions for success. ? The game provides the learner with choices that affect the course of the game. Most feedback is provided by events in the game because the events reveal whether the learner’s previous action was appropriate. Make the learner feel as though the skill is useful or beneficial by providing opportunities to use newly acquired knowledge in a real setting. ? Provide feedback and reinforcement.
  • LEARNKIT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
    [Providers] Microlearning: What is it? And What Benefits does it Offer?
    In this post, our goal is to cover the basics and leave you with an understanding of: What Microlearning is and the benefits it can provide. Since this method of learning provides small bits of knowledge at a time, it’s best used for delivering information that learners need to retain. What are the benefits that Microlearning can provide? 1. Traditional classroom training often provides little to no long term takeaways for learners. In the world of elearning, microlearning has become a buzzword. What is Microlearning? Avoid the risk of overwhelming learners.
  • MLEVEL  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
    [Providers] 3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Connectivity
    They provide a seamless, on-demand, and mobile experience for learners, while giving you the luxury of building a course one time for multiple devices, without all the extra heavy lifting (Spoiler alert: no coding experience required!). Azure provides the tools we need to make your learning both global and secure with their world class data center infrastructure; making the training you built available to the sales rep down the hall, the operations leader traveling abroad on business to India, and anywhere else imaginable. Our mission here at mLevel is to change that.
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Providers] Motivating Learners to Look Up Compliance Policies Themselves
    Let’s say you’re creating training for managers on providing reasonable accommodations for disabilities. You might compare how the laws have evolved over time, define the terminology, and list some common reasonable accommodations you could provide. ” The “Ask HR” option leads to a conversation with an HR specialist explaining the policy and providing advice. You can provide the original and the explanation side-by-side, or you might just provide the explanation. Readers outside the US, substitute your own laws about disabilities.)
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Providers] Upside Learning Listed in Training Industry Inc.’s Content Development Companies Watch List – Third time in a Row
    Being recognised for the third consecutive year is no mean task that too in an industry filled with eLearning providers striving to win the […]. Upside Learning has made its way to Training Industry Inc.’s ’s 2016 Content Development Companies Watch List. This is for the third consecutive year that Upside has featured in the watch list. eLearning
  • TORRANCE LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016
    [Providers] Life and Learning in a Post-SCORM World
    ” The short of it is, xAPI provides the means to track far more about the learning experience (not just the course) than ever before. As learning professionals, we’ve lived in a SCORM world for a least the past decade; SCORM being the set of standards for sharing and tracking learning content. But the world has started to evolve, and these days, it’s abuzz with talk of xAPI. Not as familiar with xAPI? Click here.). We’re pretty geeked about xAPI ourselves. ” “If I can track everything, I could get an enormous amount of data.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
    [Providers] 7 Game and Gamification Guidelines for Your Organization
    Provide professional development for trainers and instructional designers to successfully integrate games, gamification and game-based thinking into their instruction. Use the data captured through games and gamification experiences of the learner to provide personalized interventions and instruction as needed. Games and gamified systems can provide rich data on learner performance but must be monitored and leveraged properly to provide the desired learning impact. Examine the gamified intervention to ensure the emphasis is on learning and not simply on winning.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2015
    [Providers] Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
    It’s most likely that the content providers would utilize an increasing number of automated tools to develop new courses and learning content, saving both money and time invested in conventional processes. Big data analytics would aid learning providers to better understand the learning mechanism itself, by tracking group and learner patterns and performing a careful and comprehensive feedback analysis. New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. Trend # 1 Automation. eLearning
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Providers] 5 Tips To Maximize ROI Of Your LMS
    It’s not necessary that all LMS functionalities will be aligned with the organizations business practices, hence, it becomes important to provide a hassle free navigation to the user to avoid any confusion. Provide access to self-help resources such as Frequently Asked Questions, Help Desk, tips and tricks to make the LMS experience more effective and efficient, etc. 3. Provide Relevant & Instructionally Rich Content. The question indirectly extends to how can we calculate the ROI of an LMS and highlight the positive outcomes of it. Improve User Experience.
  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2015
    [Providers] 5 Keys to Streamlining Learning
    Defining learning that will provide the knowledge employees need to perform job behaviors properly and consistently. Provide consistent training through short microlearning modules.  Additionally, adopting a microlearning approach provides the opportunity for learning organizations to escape the inflexibility associated with massive course development and become more agile. Define and track behaviors that drive success.   It’s not enough to simply provide learning, organizations need to identify consistent job behaviors that lead to superior performance.
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
    [Providers] Free eBook: 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity
    eLearning veterans such as  Cammy Bean ,  Sean Bengry ,  Tom Bunzel , Paul Clothier ,  Sarah Gilbert ,  Amy Jokinen , Amy Leis ,  Susan O'Connell ,  Erick Summa ,  Kevin Siegel  and  Deborah Thomas  provide 68 tips for making sure eLearners are fully engaged. Covered among the tips: Creating engaging content. Creating an engaging interface. Using interactivity to drive engagement. Using media and visual design effectively. Using games for learning. Measuring engagement and learning. eLearning ePub HTML5 mLearning
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
    [Providers] When Remembering Really Matters – New White Paper from Sharon Boller
    You’ll learn more about how to apply these strategies, and the research behind them, in the white paper: Provide frequent, spaced intervals of learning instead of “glops” or “unrepeated waves.” ” Provide multiple repetitions. Provide immediate feedback for mistakes, and make sure learners get it right before moving forward. Sharon Boller, President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper:  When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention. The Cost of Not Remembering. Putting it all together.
  • GETPLEXD   |  SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016
    [Providers] 1st ATD ICE in the Books: Goal Scorecard
    Visit Akorbi  and at least 20 other e-learning service provide booths during the event. My goals for the EXPO were: Thank  Robbi Rohr  in person for the EXPO Tickets! Visit Articulate and gomo learning locations to check out the newest in authoring tools for e-learning. Exchange at least 75 business cards during the entire length of the event. Create a Snapchat Story every day during the event. Visit the Career Resource Center at the EXPO at least once. Check out the infographic below for a scorecard of ATD ICE. general
  • SHIFT ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015
    [Providers] 3 Big Don’ts When Converting Instructor-Led Training to eLearning
    With benefits like automation, consistent messaging, wider reach, and the ability to provide 24/7 learning, eLearning is an option that more and more companies have started to embrace. But now what do you do with those PowerPoint slides that you created ages ago and had been delivering to your employees since then? If that training program is effective, don’t ditch it. You can convert it into an eLearning program without reinventing the wheel.
  • G-CUBE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
    [Providers] Micro-learning Through The Mobile Platform: Is That Where Learning Is Heading?
    This provides the learner concise and relevant information that is easy to retain and later, apply. Micro-learning when delivered through the mobile platform , becomes more accessible and provides an opportunity for learning, anywhere and anytime. This encourages learners to focus on their learning and provides an opportunity to learn when required, for instance when going in for a presentation, or when in doubt over a particular topic. Modern employees have a definite wish to acquire information to attain professional growth. The merits of micro-learning are many.
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016
    [Providers] Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning
    Universities, private colleges, technical institutes and all kinds of private online learning providers can offer courses commit a lot of time, effort, and money into developing their online learning programs, increasing the amount of pressure on learning departments to turn a profit. Did you know you can use the Moodle learning management system to make money? Moodle helps this process by allowing education instituties to offer their online courses – even entire online learning programs – at a profit.
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2015
    [Providers] Performance equation
    Provide training and simulate a realistic environment where they can practice. Provide coaching and feedback. Within an organization, it’s also important that you specifically target management to set and communicate expectations and provide timely feedback. However, building a training solution that includes guidance for managers around setting expectations, providing feedback and ensuring that they are aware of the training itself can avoid some performance problems. Whether it’s online or offline (or both!), Augment your solution with resources. link].
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2015
    [Providers] When Is Audio Narration Helpful?
    It might be enough to simply provide a transcript or closed captions in those situations so people who don’t need it can ignore or turn off the text. usually don’t provide audio feedback on practice activities to give people a break. I’ll sometimes provide other kinds of interaction or content delivery to provide a break from the audio (tabs or “click to reveal” text). You should be thoughtful and intentional if you’re going to provide on-screen text. They call this the “modality principle.” Of course not.
  • MLEVEL  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
    [Providers] Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data
    The natural next step has been to bring in a consultancy to help build out the extra 20% that the LMS did not provide to try and get the LMS to a state where it would be usable (and useful) for the entire organization.  But, with the evolution of cloud technologies, L&D has started to realize that it is ok (if not preferred) to work with smaller systems to try bite-sized chunks of learning objectives using simpler tools such as mLevel to provide a micro-learning approach.  The Future of Learning Data. Enter XAPI and the LRS. mLevel and the Data. Once again, enter XAPI. 
  • OPENSESAME  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
    [Providers] SilkRoad and OpenSesame Expand Partnership to Include International Courses
    SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based, end-to-end HR Solutions, has chosen OpenSesame to expand its online course offerings abroad. OpenSesame will provide 50 international courses from respected training provider Cegos to support SilkRoad’s award winning learning management system GreenLight in Europe and Asia. Press Releases
  • SKILLSOFT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016
    [Providers] Using Mentorship and Sponsorship to Develop Women Leaders
    Mentoring and sponsorship are two important ways to develop yourself and your career and also provide support and advancement to others in your organization. learning & development
  • TOM SPIGLANIN  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
    [Providers] Microlearning: Fab or Fad?
    While the above detail only touches on some of the aspects of creating a full elearning product, it serves to provide stark contrast with the microlearning development process. As part of a larger product, any one chunk of content may require knowledge or context provided by earlier chunks in the overall sequence. Microlearning, in contrast, stands alone and provides its own context where needed. There’s a new buzzword in town, and it’s name is microlearning. Note that microlearning refers to an activity (learning) dealing with small learning units (products).
  • LEARNKIT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [Providers] Franchise Custom Elearning Development
    Elearning provides consistent, interactive and cost-effective training programs distributed across all of your franchise locations. Whether you are looking to expedite a new franchise start-up, provide ongoing education for franchisees and their employees, or create user accountability for specific investments, every elearning initiative is aligned to business metrics that contribute to bottom-line business performance. 3. This provides franchisees the opportunity to partner with learning experts that will develop consistent, high-quality training for you. – ie.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016
    [Providers] Skills: The last frontier for digital learning
    Beyond that, knowledge is useful in that it provides us with perspectives on the modern world and helps us to understand how it all ticks. good face-to-face course will provide many of these features but for nowhere near long enough for the skill to become embedded and for the learner to gain the confidence required to learn independently. First off, increase the number of practice activities that you provide as part of your formal courses. If you can, use your interactive software to provide helpful feedback to the learner which will enable them to do better next time.
  • INSYNC TRAINING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016
    [Providers] How to Engage Modern Learners: When to "Push" and When to "Pull"
    On Tuesday, March 8, Training Magazine Network (TMN) provided InSync Training President Jennifer Hofmann with a platform to share “How to Engage Modern Learners: When to Push and When to Pull.” This blog will share key points from Jennifer’s presentation and provide guidance for creating learning programs that engage learners and adapt to the modern workplace culture. Training Magazine Network Session Recap. This subject resonated with the TMN audience because, as Jennifer pointed out, “Does your expectation of how you learn align with what it was even a couple of years ago?
  • DOCEBO  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016
    [Providers] How To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization
    Employees are the lifeblood of your organization, which is why it’s crucial to provide them with the online tools and resources they need to achieve success. mentor serves as someone who can offer support and guidance when necessary, as well as provide invaluable feedback if the employee needs to improve their performance behaviors. For example, a member of your customer service staff would have different standards than your sales supervisors or managers. 3- Provide optional online training materials. 5 Tips To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015
    [Providers] The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS
    It means software that is hosted on the provider’s servers instead of servers in-house. So, when an LMS provider say they have a SaaS LMS, they’re really saying we offer a cloud LMS.  They then pay a fee, either by subscriber or by monthly usage to the provider who maintains the software program and provides technical support to the client. The provider runs back-ups, does server maintenance and security upgrades, and provides IT services that support the clients usage of the software, while the client runs their organization. How does it work?
  • MLEARNING REVOLUTION  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012
    [Providers] Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]
    Infographics provide an aesthetically-pleasing way of presenting complex information quickly, clearly and cleanly. On the one hand, mobile apps provide more possibilities because developers can make use of features like location services, camera, gyroscope, accelerometer, etc., Only then can a business truly tell which mobile method will provide more value, advantages, and opportunities with the massive mobile market. I’m becoming a huge fan of infographics, they are everywhere. Check it out when you have a chance, it’s simply awesome. What do you think?
  • EDYNCO  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
    [Providers] How to create efficient quizzes?
    It is advisable that every question provides feedback. Quizzes with provided feedback have a great impact in long-term retention on information. Additionally, quizzes may serve as a process providing feedback from the students to the teacher. Every quiz provides important statistics, which can be used in further lesson planning. Students shouldn’t only be listeners. They should also interact with learning content. Quiz is one of the possible interactions that gives great results for long-term knowledge. There are however some basic principles to follow. Feedback?
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2009
    [Providers] Combining ID and Marketing
    Including knowing the audience, providing the benefit of the knowledge and providing the content in the best possible light. Cliff showing how to convert a text-heavy slide into an engaging piece. Cliff Sobel of The Phoenix Group discussed how his team took rather boring and technical slides and converted the content into exciting, engaging and interactive presentation. Cliff explained how instructional technology and marketing are very similar in needs and design considerations. All of these attributes can be applied to instruction and market pieces.
  • G-CUBE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
    [Providers] The Making Of A Successful Alliance: Channel Partners In E-learning
    The trend of working with partners has been gaining momentum in all technology-providers including cloud adaptation, mobility as well as analytics. As e-learning providers try to cater to training-related needs within an organization, it is often a wise option to delegate certain parts of the job to a partner who can efficiently provide certain services that solve bigger business challenges. However, a partner must be willing to move out of his or her comfort zone to create business excellence and provide the ‘wow’ factor to clients. Blog Channel partners
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2009
    [Providers] Web 2.0
    This presentation discussed how Sharepoint is used to provide Web 2.0 Development time was shortened They had the ability to provided the most current content in a highly regulated environment. tools for large organizatons. Rachel and Nick discuss using Sharepoint as a Web 2.0 product within their organizations. The team of Troychock and Troychock (Nick and Rachel) presented on the topic of using Web 2.0 technologies for online learning. Each representing a different company who adopted the technology. Rachel explains the benefits of Web 2.0 to deliver instruction.
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015
    [Providers] Children's Hospital of Wisconsin| I Heart Moodle Series
    The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) provides eLearning programs focused in healthcare education to students across the state in grades K4-8. How Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Reduced Bullying in Schools by 49% with Moodle. Educating over 95,000 students, teachers and parents on Moodle, CHW’s free, fun, and interactive eLearning programs exemplify proven success in decreasing bullying, injuries, obesity and drug use. CHW’s eLearning programs have experienced this success because they are trusted, easy to implement and research proven. Moodle Moodle Reporting I Heart Moodle
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015
    [Providers] Luke's Place | I Heart Moodle Series
    Internally, their focus is on the development of a specialized response to support abused women in this difficult and challenging process, including providing individual service and group support. For this purpose, Moodle is used to deliver training and provide legal support to workers, as well as deliver a number of professional development services to community workers in Ontario. How Luke's Place Makes a Positive Impact with Moodle. Moodle I Heart Moodle
  • ABSORB LMS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
    [Providers] The Biggest Myths in Learning and Development
    This led to a lifelong career in learning technology as a content developer, entrepreneur, consultant, analyst, and now technology provider. You too, may believe the following learning and development myths: MYTH ONE: Most organizations provide some type of training to their workforce. large percentage of organizations I speak with provide no formal training. MYTH TWO: Organizations that do provide training have embraced online learning. ” . So what does all this have to do with learning and development? False. He may know how I should do this task.”
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
    [Providers] 70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices
    Of course structured and directed ‘formal’ learning can help, but it rarely, if ever, provides the complete answer. It’s also important because the 70:20:10 framework provides a way to integrate currently disparate development activities – such as leadership programmes, informal coaching and mentoring, and the extraction of learning from work through conversations, communities, sharing, reflective practice and other actions. It also provides a coherent framework to strategise workplace, social and structured learning activities. The numbers are not a rigid formula.
  • EXPAND  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
    [Providers] Expand Your Consultancy’s Reach With eLearning
    eLearning can help you grow your business, provided the information is presented in a way that’s interactive and engaging. Know what content is working and what isn’t, make quick edits and provide ongoing coaching to make sure important points aren’t forgotten over time. If you’re a professional services consultant, you’ve probably wished many times you could be in more than once place at the same time. You dream about human cloning, thinking if you just had more of yourself, you could take on that many more clients! The extra work is not necessarily a bad problem to have.
  • 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.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2015
    [Providers] Compelling content hooks you in and won't let go
    In my post Seven ways in which stories power learning , I explained why I thought storytelling made such an impact in a learning context: Stories speak to us as humans Stories hold our attention Stories engage us emotionally Stories provide us with good and bad examples Stories provide us with insights Stories help us to remember lots of other stuff (when we recall the story, we remember lots of other details) Stories are likely to be shared Stories also provide an escape from the mundane, as this poem by Julia Donaldson reminds us. GIGIGO - get in, get it, get out.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
    [Providers] User Interface Considerations for Learning #Games
    The interface should provide the feeling of immersion of the learner into the environment of the game. Second, user interfaces need to provide feedback to the learner. Third, the user interface needs to provide the learner with control. need to provide feedback to the players and obvious reaction to a learner action. In a learning game, the user interface needs to do three things for learning games. First it needs to establish the context/environment in which the game takes place. Is it an office? warehouse, a far away planet? Are they doing the right thing? Games
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