The Importance of Microlearning in eLearning Design
MARCH 2, 2016
These “knowledge nuggets” (as I’ve heard them referred to) are a natural fit for eLearning design that’s focused on meeting the needs of the modern learner, in any environment by providing just-in-time training. If you search for a definition of “microlearning” in Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, you won’t find one. Covers very specific topics. Modern Learners.
Celebrating 50 eLearning Best Practices
JUNE 8, 2016
These writings have provided unforgettable opportunities to explore the amazing world of eLearning. The team at eLearning Brothers is dedicated to providing awesome templates to help you make amazing content! Social media provides content creators with [free!] Twitter provides a way to connect with the broader learning community. Choose stock images that are relevant.
Is Your Organization Ready for eLearning?
MAY 26, 2016
When you communicate the benefits and advantages of eLearning, your leaders, managers, and employees will be more likely to embrace eLearning with open arms, and provide the budget that will make it a reality. The value of eLearning is abundantly apparent to those of us working in the training and development industry. Learners are ready and able to embrace online learning.
5 Ways to Evaluate If Your eLearning Hits the Mark
JUNE 22, 2016
The questions don’t need to be extensive; in fact, a simple request for the participant to rate your course on a scale of 1 to 5 will provide you with very basic information that can help you determine if the course is meeting the mark. It takes hours, weeks, and sometimes months to create eLearning content. And then, once the course launches, there’s a bit of a void.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. While the mainstream social media platforms can provide opportunities for. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital. You’re.
4 Reasons Why You Should Flip Your Training
APRIL 7, 2016
They provide and develop a fully customizable training program to mirror any corporate culture and learning style. Let’s face it. The world of learning is changing and honestly, there’s nothing anyone can do about it. Technology has taken hold of every facet of our lives and now has revolutionized the way we work, play and learn. That’s where flipped learning comes in! What is it? .
5 Easy Ways to Promote eLearning
MARCH 9, 2016
Make sure you’re providing information about any new courses, as well as existing courses, to managers. Today’s learners are presented with hundreds of things to do and hundreds of decisions to make each day. Breaking through the information overload can be tough when you’re trying to promote your courses to learners. Advertise your courses. Learners don’t know what they don’t know.
How to Handle Feedback About Your eLearning Design
JUNE 2, 2016
As difficult as it may be, when someone—a subject matter expert, your manager, a participant—provides feedback, try to listen with an open mind. If someone provides this type of feedback, you can either choose to ignore it. ” Useful feedback provides at least one thing you can do to address the issue. But receiving feedback doesn’t have to be a negative exchange.
The Power of Symbols in eLearning
MARCH 16, 2016
An added bonus: there’s less for you to explain or spell out when you rely on a symbol to provide the context. picture is worth a thousand words. (As a writer, it kills me to type that…but it’s true.) If you provide a meaningful symbol for your learners, it’s much more likely that they’ll be able to recall that information the next day, or the next month, or even years later.
How Do You Stand Out as an eLearning Designer?
APRIL 27, 2016
Help your manager or clients experience success, develop your skills so you can provide outstanding content, and participate as a partner on every project. Maybe you’ve been working as an eLearning designer for a decade, or maybe just for a year. Either way, you want to make sure you stand out from the crowd. First things first, your content must be top-notch. Be a team player.
This Isn’t Your Father’s eLearning…
JUNE 15, 2016
Like today’s eLearning modules, America’s open classrooms in the 1960s were focused on providing students and opportunity to “learn by doing.” For me, the common theme between then and now is the importance of providing an opportunity for human connection. My 74-year-old father got his first cell phone about a month ago. Chances are he will still refuse to join Facebook.
3 Key Attributes of a Successful eLearning Team
MAY 4, 2016
The Merriam-Webster dictionary provides these simple definitions for the word “team”: a group of people who compete in a sport, game, etc., against another group. group of two or more animals used to pull a wagon, cart, etc. group of people who work together. I’d argue that all three definitions apply to eLearning teams. Capable leadership. Variety of strengths.
Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI
event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard. Whether making the decision to invest in people, or to simply maintain or decrease training budgets, training programs that provide immediate impact and maximum overall return on investment are an. Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI. But because. incurred.
How to Navigate Difficult Internal and External eLearning Customers
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
By educating your clients you provide a valuable “insider’s perspective” that helps them understand how unreasonable their requests might be. Document the specifics so you can provide clients with a “cheat sheet” for development timing when a project begins. “That should be easy to change, right?” . “It costs that much to make a 15-minute course?”. Education. Illustration.
4 Top eLearning Training and Development Trends for 2016
JANUARY 14, 2016
Unlike traditional eLearning methods, mLearning can provide access to recorded information, assessments, images, chat features, audio files, videos and more during an employee’s spare time. Technology-based eLearning programs are incredibly efficient. The benefits of eLearning are obvious. That’s why 77% of American companies rely on online eLearning programs.
3 Things That Will Impact eLearning in 2016
DECEMBER 30, 2015
That growth and opportunity is all about maximizing the options today and tomorrow’s technology provides. I’ve spent the last month looking in my crystal ball, trying to determine what 2016 holds for the world of eLearning. Everything points to another year of big growth and opportunity. In 2016, I see three big areas of focus for eLearning: mobile, the cloud, and big data. Mobile. Cloud.
Infographic: The Top 25 Learning Management Systems
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
These provide practical barriers to entry for small and medium-sized businesses looking for a solution that fits their needs. In addition, mobile apps can take advantage of the devices themselves to provide novel functions not available in web-based LMS systems, like presence sensors that recognize whether someone is attending a class or not. Were you surprised by any of the results?
Learning Management Systems: Why You Need One
APRIL 20, 2016
In addition to providing a platform that makes it relatively easy to deliver—and in some cases develop—eLearning, an LMS provides the opportunity to track and measure training content. If it’s been two years since anyone in finance enrolled in a course, it’s probably time to provide them with some relevant training. The idea of choosing an LMS can be daunting. Compliance.
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
technology providers. other areas in which organizations give learning technology providers failing grades. 11 Research Summary About Brandon Hall Group Brandon Hall Group is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and. Your membership provides you with personal connections to fellow professionals.
What Will eLearning Look Like in the Year 2066?
MARCH 30, 2016
How we deliver those experiences will continue to shift and evolve as technology provides ways for learners to access hands-on experiences. I grew up watching re-runs of a popular cartoon called The Jetsons. If you haven’t watched ever watched it, you should check out an episode. As a kid, I remember how watching The Jetsons sparked my imagination: What if someday we had flying cars?
Bite-sized eLearning in a Call Center Environment
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Marie’s expertise is providing training and motivation to companies within a high-paced environment. We provide and develop a fully customizable training program to mirror any corporate culture and learning style. Believe it! Call center employees love their jobs. They are not bored nor do they think that their work is pointless. So, how can we make training quick, fun and engaging?
Why Your Employees Get Frustrated With eLearning (and How to Fix It!)
JANUARY 7, 2016
This will get them paying attention as they search for clues in the information you’ve provided. Creating courses for your employees is now easier than ever thanks to technology. flat introduction that fails to hook their attention. You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. If your course introduction bores your employees, you’ve lost them from the start.
How to Be Culturally Sensitive with Your eLearning Courses
DECEMBER 16, 2015
Looking at what our existing content can provide an idea of whether we’re balanced in our representation of various cultures, or if we have room to improve. When I taught English in Japan, I quickly realized that it was easier for my students to learn when the content I used was culturally relevant, or at least not based solely on my cultural perspective. Step 3: Gather feedback.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
been providing lukewarm results for years. techniques and solutions that provide more impactful methods for improving employee. But microlearning offers far more than that: • It adapts to the pace of today’s business and meets the needs of your modern learners, providing learning in short bites that are fast and easy to absorb. Aside from providing access over the.
The 12 Days of eLearning
DECEMBER 14, 2015
Our templates provide this need to others in the industry. In an attempt to provide our users the BEST possible experience and keep them from feeling as they’d been sent through a tumble dry cycle before they could contact us or start using our amazing templates, we combined our eLearningTemplates.com and eLearningBrothers.com websites. Learning Objectives. Video Layout Screen. Yesco.
5 Benefits of Automating Your eLearning Content Creation
MAY 17, 2016
There is no exact science behind user engagement, but automating content creation will free up time that you can use on improving the rest of the course and providing something that is both useful and enjoyable. Creating eLearning content is tough. It can be a time-consuming and arduous process with no guarantee that it will even resonate with employees, no matter how much effort you put in.
5 Psychological Tips To Incorporate Into Your eLearning
AUGUST 13, 2015
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 email@example.com or tweet @JusteSem. Don’t.
Shaping the eLearning User’s Behavior
DECEMBER 10, 2015
Our templates provide some great visuals right out of the gate to catch the eye of your learners, so take advantage when you can. 2. You need to present the facts in a coherent way, providing supporting evidence that prods learners to accept your presentation as the truth. Grab Attention. Start the course off with a showpiece. Influence Decisions. Facilitate Action. Sustain Behavior.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
would love to provide, we need a change. We must go beyond providing great content. to instead take responsibility for providing. Totara, an open source LMS), provides structure. Our platform provides. well beyond providing content to include. provide the manager with talking points. We provide practice guides to help Sue. We now. Right?
5 Tips to Write a Plan for Your eLearning Course
OCTOBER 22, 2015
It helps your students engage more effectively with the material and provides concrete and visual examples of the information they’re learning. By providing an audio file to accompany text, you help to reinforce the information in the text and engage students who are audio learners or who have problems with their vision. What can students expect to come away with? Video files.
Adobe Character Animator and eLearning
JANUARY 12, 2016
Probably not, but they did open the door to budding filmmakers and provided a simpler jumping off point for learning more skills. We believe that software like this and other innovations can provide valuable assets for tomorrow’s eLearning experts, as well as create more sophisticated methods for the professionals today. Do you have a voice and a face?
Learning Myths From Our Day and Age
MARCH 29, 2016
well-trained staff can provide a sizable return on investment through improved efficiency and greater flexibility. Continuing education and ongoing training provide the opportunity for businesses to invest in their own future. Myth One: Classroom Learning Offers the Best Environment. Myth Two: Training Costs are Too Expensive. Finding the Right Training Options and Solutions.
Fun and Functional eLearning Assessments
MARCH 10, 2016
Learners enjoy the accomplishment of completing a mission while simultaneously providing answers that reflect their knowledge. In a dream world, your SME will have provided you rich stories—complete with context and characters—for you to incorporate in a cohesive storyline which you can craft around an assessment. Put the fun in functional with these ideas for eLearning assessments.
5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget
Knowledge Retention Time Since Training 1 Hour 100% 30% 50% 10% 24 Hours 1 Week 10 Solution: Provide shorter training material with continual. WHITE PAPER 5 Unknown Ways. You’re Wasting Your. individual employees according to Bersin by Deloitte. When it comes to training budgets, leaders. struggle to pinpoint what impact (if any) their training programs are having. So what’s the result?
4 Instructional Design Best Practices You Can’t Live Without
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
Provide good feedback. ” if you are incorrect, no explanation provided for either. Instructional design is truly an art form. While there is no one-size-fits-all formula that will guarantee a perfect course in all circumstances, there are handy guidelines to follow that will usually lead to good design choices. Here are a few reminders to keep in mind the next time you design an eLearning course. Teach to the test and test what you teach. You’ll be chugging along on the exam, answering questions about the Civil War like a champ. You’ve got this.
Introducing International Cutout People
APRIL 26, 2016
We also are looking into other ways that we can continue to provide better products and services to all of our faithful fans and customers. The Cutout People library is one of the most highly-used products we have and with good reason. Bringing in a human element as a host helps to draw attention to important points in your eLearning. China. With this first set, we traveled to Asia. England.
How to Boost eLearning Productivity with 10 EdTech Online Tools
JULY 16, 2015
Online learning requires commitment and planning; otherwise it may turn into a struggling project that wastes your time without providing successful results. Julie Petersen is a tutor and a blogger who features the latest career and educational trends in her articles. At the moment, she is working on her first eBook dedicated to online learning. Organizing tools. Fences. Remember the Milk.
5 Things You Need to Know About Learner-Centred eLearning
JUNE 28, 2016
This ensures that the learner sees how the activity will provide them benefit going forward, therefore keeping them interested. It provides for different learning styles. While we have highlighted how the learner-centred approach to eLearning can really dig deep into the learner’s individual needs, it can also provide wonderful opportunities for collaboration.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
providing an opportunity to practice the skills required. here is to ensure your training program provides individual attention and im- mediate feedback for trainees. INSTANT ACCESS TO CONTENT IN THE FIELD Provide learning content in both push and pull modalities to accommodate a. Always look for a LMS that provides an off-the-shelf integration with your CRM. ENABLEMENT?
8 Things You Must Never Do with Graphics in PowerPoint
JUNE 16, 2015
When graphics are used correctly, they’re a powerful tool for conveying a message, because they are both visually appealing and can provide context to a message quicker then text. As a general rule of thumb, keep the text size and image even with white space to provide an even framing. It helps even out your picture and ensures you’re providing a balanced image. Too big!
Spring Fever: How to Address Short Attention Spans in eLearning
APRIL 6, 2016
Use interactivity to entice them to finish what they’ve started rather than providing them with an excuse (boring content) to leave. It’s April and that means spring has arrived. When learners are highly distracted and presented with a myriad of choices, how do you grab their attention? Incorporate microlearning into your design. But what if you have an hour’s worth of content?
eLearning Content And Social Media
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
There are tons of YouTube channels providing instructional videos on topics from makeup application to foreign language and even calculus. Facebook is the most complex social media network as far as the tools it provides; it has text, images, videos, scoring, comments, pages, sharing, likes, and a full web-based embedded app platform. How Can You Use Twitter for eLearning?
5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers
OCTOBER 8, 2014
This provides a much-needed upgrade to the standard bullet-point layout. 3. I can’t think of a decent visual way to present this content. Either way, these ideas can provide inspiration for doing something unique that works for your course. Do you ever feel stuck as Instructional Designers with content you can’t work with? Do you feel uninspired as to how to make something active?
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
The purpose of this guide is to provide you with the information and tools you need to. Provide a step-by-step work-plan to show you how to integrate gamification into. Game-based learning is often used as a one- time event to provide insights and instruction in a formal learning setting, either online or. Most games provide. Introduction.3 What is Gamification? system.
7 eLearning and Ed Tech Trends You Must Try
JUNE 4, 2015
Dozens of informative resources have been created to guide them and provide some help: experts on different fields build online societies, blogs, groups, and communities to offer consultations. More and more students (both young and old) are turning to modern technologies to get an education. eLearning has become a new trend, and we have nothing to do but ride the wave. Wearable eLearning.
What Social Selling Can Do for Your eLearning Business
DECEMBER 9, 2015
Social selling is all about connecting with your prospective clients in a place they’re already spending time, actively listening to their needs, and providing information that is meaningful and doesn’t ask for anything in return. You may ask, what does social selling have to do with eLearning? Simple! Your personal brand is important. Just take a moment to reflect on this piece of intel.