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Design Your E-Learning Course Using Gagné’s Nine Events Of Instruction

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To follow the behaviorist approach of e-learning, most industry experts have adopted Gagné’s ­9 Events of Instruction. It helps learners relate e-course content with something they already know or have experienced.

6 Underutilized PowerPoint Features

eLearning Brothers

Because PowerPoint has been around for such a long time (almost 28 years), Microsoft has been able to create features and integrate options that allow presenters and now some eLearning professionals to create content effectively.

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Objections to Stories for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

“Not everyone can be a storyteller.” ” “Stories are a waste of learners’ time.” ” “Stories don’t work for all kinds of training.” ” Have you heard any of these objections?

Microlearning: Overcoming 4 Assumptions

Allen Interactions

By Ellen Burns-Johnson , Instructional Designer / @EllenBJohnson. If we’re not focused on the right problems, we can’t be sure that microlearning is the right solution. The training industry’s interest in microlearning shows no signs of slowing.

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[New eBook] Training for a Millennial Audience

Want to keep your training relevant for modern learners? Download this guide and learn key strategies to engage with Millennials in your customer training program.

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Training Reinforcement: An Insurance Policy for Your Training

Knowledge Guru

Few topics get people less excited than insurance. Some cringe in frustration. Others yawn with boredom. Yet we all know in our heart of hearts that insurance is a necessity.

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The Truth About Leadership Skill Gaps

CLO Magazine

Few things in business ever stay the same for long. That includes leadership skills. Some skills — communication, coaching, execution — are always important and never go out of style. Others ebb and flow with the changes that define the increasingly complex environments in which leaders must operate.

FocusOn Learning reflections

Clark Quinn

If you follow this blog (and you should :), it was pretty obvious that I was at the FocusOn Learning conference in San Diego last week (previous 2 posts were mindmaps of the keynotes). And it was fun as always. Here are my reflections on what happened a bit more, as an exercise in meta-learning. There were three themes to the conference: mobile, games, and video.

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New Video Course Progression Feature!

LearnDash

76.2% of LearnDash powered courses contain video. This update will make the learner experience even better! In early May of this year we administered a “content mix” poll to see what kind of content you had in your courses. The results were clear: video was used in some capacity 76.2%

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Disaster Preparation and Training Have Something in Common

Association eLearning

Disaster preparation and training often suffer from the same unfortunate flaw. You’re supposed to have them in place and ready to go for when they’re needed. That means they should be planned for in advance, not at the last minute. But how many people or organizations actually do that?

Jane’s Personal Top 10 Tools for Learning in 2017

Jane Hart

My 2017 (11th annual) survey of Top tools for Learning is open for voting here, and there have already been a few hundred entries, so I thought I’d share my personal top 10 tools for this year. If you’d like to share your own 10 favourite learning tools here, then please … Social learning

Do CLOs Need a Mobile First Strategy?

CLO Magazine

Employees are on the move. Whether working from home or offsite at the local Starbucks, a growing segment of workers are rarely parked in the office cubicle all day.

Liza Donnelly #FocusOnLearn Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Liza Donnelly opened the FocusOn Learn conference with stories from her career as a cartoonist. With a very personal and compelling story illustrated by her cartoons and some live drawing, she unpacked creativity and innovation.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Essentials of Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

At a recent workshop, we reviewed some of the essentials of interactive e-learning. Here are some of the highlights from the presentation. They focus on what the course participant should DO and not what information they need to SEE. Basic Course Design.

A Glimpse of E-Learning Solutions to Overcome the Challenges of Consumer Goods Industry

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In today’s competitive marketplace, the Consumer Goods industry face challenges to deliver new and innovative products. With an increasing demand of consumers and suppliers, it has become significant for this industry to provide excellent learning and development solutions.

Apprenticeships – E-Learning, OJT or Immersive learning?

eLearning 24-7

I am likely going to shock you. Heck, I might even cause you to gasp. . You may have heard the recent announcement by the President of the U.S. on his apprenticeship program.

7 Ways to Create a Coaching Culture

CLO Magazine

By Gregg Thompson. I magine your organization with a culture of coaching, where every interaction is an opportunity to learn, gain insight and increase performance. Nothing compares to coaching when it comes to helping people perform at their best.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

The Top 2 Functions of a Learning Management System

TOPYX LMS

If someone were to ask you to list the two primary functions of a learning management system, would you be able to fulfill their request? If not, don’t feel bad. There are few people who could list the key functions of a learning management system on the spot. More specifically, there are few people who know what a learning management system is and is designed to do.

Putting the Emphasis on Articulate Storyline Animations

eLearning Brothers

We all love Articulate Storyline, but one of the few features missing is the ability to create “emphasis” animations. Storyline provides tons of options for Entrance and Exit animations. But what if you need to draw the learner’s attention to an object in between entrance and exit?

Making an impact

Learning with e's

How do you make an impact in the classroom? You can deploy all the latest shiny technologies you can get your hands on. You can introduce new, whizzy methods into the classroom, and continually invent new ways to engage students.

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Why Microlearning is the Hottest L&D Trend in 2017

OpenSesame

Have you ever been told to complete a six-hour elearning course on compliance? Or taken time out of your already busy schedule to attend a week-long intensive training course? Or perhaps you’ve been given a textbook full of information that was overwhelming to digest?

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[eBook] How to Market Customer Training

Want to increase awareness of your course offerings? Download this guide and learn how to keep your content at the top of students' minds using email marketing, social channels and other effective strategies.

5 Ways We Use the Blur Tool in Our Screen Captures

Visual Lounge

Capturing images of your screen is a great way to share information. But, what happens when there’s something in the screenshot you don’t want to share? Meet the blur tool. Once you start using screenshots , they form a helpful routine that makes it easy to be clear and concise.

Tips on Using Videos in Your Online Courses

LearnDash

If you have an online course then there is a strong probability that you are using videos as part of the content. In some cases people use videos exclusively throughout their online courses. There isn’t anything wrong with this – people love videos. However, they only really like them if they are done “right” The way that we consume information is changing. There was a time where it would be okay to have a 30 minute video on a topic.

The Corporate Cost of Poor K-12 Teacher Development

CLO Magazine

There is a recurring worry in the corporate business community — how to distill learning into skills and how those skills align with what employers need talent to be able to do in the workplace.

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Mobile Learning: Know This Before Taking the Plunge

Designing Digitally

The percentage of the population that rely on mobile devices at home and work are steadily on the rise. Organizations cannot afford to ignore this trend. In fact, they should join the mobile learning boom and reap rich benefits from the online training trend.

The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?