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Gift horses

E-Learning Provocateur

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses. I’m fascinated by this quote that Henry Ford may or may not have uttered. In The best of both worlds I promoted Design Thinking as a means of using customer insights to inform strategic decision making.

NexGen Tier2 Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

A year ago I wrote about NexGen functionality in any learning system. The reason behind it was simply that so many vendors pitch they are NexGen (often referring to it as Next Generation), when in fact, they are not.

Why mobile learning will determine the future of e-learning

JoomlaLMS

The most recent statistics show that there are currently more than 237 million mobile users in the US, with a tendency to scale that number all the way to 270 million users by 2022.

E-learning tools and technologies used in online training

Your Training Edge

When thinking about studying, many people still imagine a traditional boring classroom with whiteboard, desks, notebooks and pens. But, as a computer revolution happened, it radically changed the learning process. Today e-learning enables us to study anywhere and at any time.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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In the soup

Clive on Learning

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To Quiz or Not to Quiz…That Is the Question

eLearning Brothers

How do you incorporate quizzes into your eLearning? Do you believe in the “quiz early, quiz often” strategy, or do you wait until the end of the course? Or do you live on the edge and say “who needs those darn quizzes anyway?”.

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Hiring Design Agency VS Hiring Freelance Graphic Designer: What Should You Choose

Your Training Edge

Experts define globalization as the trend of increasing interaction between people or companies on a worldwide scale due to advances in transportation and communication technology.

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Tips For Creating Video-based Content And Choosing The Right Technology To Support It: Getting The Value Advantage Of Video-based Learning

G-Cube

From the end of the 19th century, motion pictures have been a powerful influence on the sensibilities of the masses. From the silent-motion pictures of the bygone era, to the digitally enhanced special effects of today – films have always created a lasting impression on audiences.

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State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Organizational Psychology?

Clark Quinn

I read an article calling for organizational psychology and the things these folks do for companies. And, interestingly, many of the tasks seem like things that I’ve been calling for L&D to do. So now I have to ask what’s the relationship between these two areas?

TRAINING FOR TRAINERS: Learn How to Engage Virtual Students and Get Certified

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Online training can be great training, but it all starts with an awesome trainer!      More and more companies are embracing live, online classes. If your company wants you to teach online, great. But teaching online isn't as easy as it sounds.

POINT-of-WORK: Empathy at the Hands of Performance Support?

Living in Learning

“If you ask people to describe what empathy means, you’re likely to hear words such as understanding, sympathy, compassion, responsiveness, identity, recognition, consideration, thoughtfulness, kindness, concern, sensitivity, flexibility and care.”

Be Stylish With These New Captivate Templates

eLearning Brothers

Crunched for time? It happens! Using these new Captivate Style Templates, you can still produce a great eLearning course even when you’re under a tight deadline.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

You can stimulate curiosity for self directed learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

This morning I cycled in the sun to a school for higher eduction to a look back at a fun and successful project. A team of teachers and staff have organized a SPOC (Small Private Online Course), supported by me and Sibrenne from Ennuonline.

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What is Self-Education and How to Make an Individual Plan?

Your Training Edge

Self-education had been a part of many people’s lives in our day and time and the truth is that many of us don’t every realize it. With the way that our everyday lives are progressing, we have a constant availability of information which we many times don’t take advantage of to its full content.

Why L&D Should Lead

Clark Quinn

So, I’ve seen a bright future for L&D. It’s possible, and desirable. But is it defensible? I want to suggest that it is.

Uncovering Performance Gaps With Front End Analysis

Dashe & Thomson

The ADDIE model has served the instructional design community well for decades. For the uninitiated, ADDIE stands for: Analysis. Design. Development. Implementation. Evaluation. But in the “real world,” the analysis phase is often curtailed, if not overlooked outright. Decision-makers are often not versed in the ADDIE methodology. They may make the assumption that training is required as part of a project because it seems obvious. We develop a new system or procedure, and we train it.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Friday Finds: Productivity Hacks

eLearning Brothers

I first stumbled upon this service several years, and I really think it hasn’t gotten the glory it deserves. To be fair, it’s not exclusively a business tool or an eLearning tool. But there’s so much you can use it for! What am I talking about? If This Then That (IFTTT).

The Short Definition of “Real Learning”

KnowledgeStar

Real learning is the ability to adopt what you know and know-how to do and adapt it under an everchanging variety of circumstances. Learning Naked Learning Uninhibited Learning definition of learning real learning

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Self-Paced Learning Campaigns: A Helpful Option

InSync Training

The modern learning landscape presents a unique set of challenges. Never before have learners had greater access to information, a greater drive to discover answers for themselves, or a greater number of demands on their time. Formal training no longer provides the end-all-be-all solution for our organizations. While it has an important place in the instructional design line-up, it represents just one of many options we need to include in our blends.

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Popular Hosts for LearnDash

LearnDash

One question we often are asked is what hosting provider works well with LearnDash. The short of it is that there are many that you can choose from depending on your program needs.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Top 7 Hacks to improve your Mental Health in the workplace

Your Training Edge

Are you happy at work? Do you consider yourself an engaged and happy employee who doesn’t even like the idea of looking for another job? If the answer to both of these questions is “No,” then you’re not alone.

From the Archives: Our Top 5 Webinars

eLearning Brothers

We were feeling that #ThrowbackThursday vibe today, so we decided to look back at our most popular eLearning webinars from 2017 and 2018 so far. Want to guess which webinars were the most popular? Okay, that’s fine. We were going to tell you anyway. drumroll*.

The Inevitable Future of Your Workplace

KnowledgeStar

Following is an excerpt from our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy co-authored with Stephen J. Gill We think that the heart of managing minds was summed up years ago by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who was a keen observer of the relationship of hands and minds at work, is thought to have said, “If […]. Managing Minds

A Turn of Phrase Can Turn Your Training On Its Head

InSync Training

Picture this: you’re facilitating a live training session for your organization, and it comes time to ask for learner input. You open the floor for contributions with the common phrase, “A penny for your thoughts?”. And you get crickets. Your previously lively cohort goes silent. Some participants look utterly confused. What happened? Your figure of speech may have confused your global learners. Blended learning Modern Blended Learning Learner Experience Multicultural Groups

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

A Simple Way to Track Courses without an LMS

Rapid eLearning

Generally , delivering e-learning courses is a two-step process: 1) create the course in your favorite e-learning software and 2) host the course in a learning management system.

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Job Interview Process: 5 Tips Recruiting Leaders Should Know

Your Training Edge

Hiring top talent requires more than just a company or brand with a reputation. That, of course, is a big part of it, but in all reality, the process starts with the recruiters.

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eLearning Blogs (Other Than Us) You Should Read

eLearning Brothers

We try not to be greedy here at eLearning Brothers. We want you to read our eLearning blog, of course, and we work hard to serve up useful content for you. But we understand if you want a second perspective now and then.