April, 2021

Custom eLearning Solutions for 2021: Mobile Enabled Learning

Infopro Learning

The recent pandemic has changed the business world and how we work forever. At the start, many leaders felt that business would return to the way it once was in months. However, as the situation persisted, companies began to adapt, and a new normal emerged.

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A Simple Model for Converting ILT to Engaging eLearning

eLearning Brothers

If you’re an e-learning designer, chances are you’re often asked to take existing instructor-led (classroom) training and put it online. Chances are also good that no one’s ever told you how to do that.

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How I Built a Chat Simulation in 2 Hours

Experiencing eLearning

Using Twine and the Trialogue story format, you can build a simple chat simulation in a few hours. I built the sample below in a little less than 2 hours, almost all of which was actually writing the conversation and choices. The story format controls all of the formatting and technical features.

Talent Development Capability Model to Unlock Employee Potential

Dan Keckan

In 2018, the Association for Talent Development (ATD) conducted research to define the concept of talent development. Learn how their findings can help you shape your L&D strategy. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Andragogy vs Pedagogy

Clark Quinn

Asked about why I used the word pedagogy instead of andragogy, I think it’s worth elaborating (since I already had in my reply ;) and sharing. In short, I think it’s a false dichotomy. So here’s my analysis of andragogy vs pedagogy. Looking at Knowles’ andragogy, I think it’s misconstrued.

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5 Components Your Coaching Feedback Should Include- Insights from Learning Design

Infopro Learning

Assessments and feedback are critical components of any e-learning module that you create. When designing an assessment, asking the right questions is the key to make it effective. As an e-learning designer, can you think about the last multiple-choice question you wrote?

8 Questions to Ask Before Developing Your Online Course

LearnDash

How to define your objectives before creating an online learning program. Starting an online learning program is an exciting and challenging endeavor. However, most courses take a lot of time to prepare, and you should know what you’re getting into before you start.

Instructional Writing, Identifying Strengths: ID Links 4/13/21

Experiencing eLearning

As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog. In this post, I share links on instructional writing, identifying strengths, project management tools, design principles, and more. Instructional writing.

The 5 Learning And Development Trends That Improve Delivery

Dan Keckan

How can your organization boost its L&D delivery to engage employees? Discover which Learning and Development trends are worth implementing in 2021. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Deep learning and expertise

Clark Quinn

A colleague asked “is anyone talking about how deep learning requires time, attention, and focus?” He was concerned with “the trend that tells us everything must be short.” He asked if I’d written anything, and I realize I really haven’t.

InSync Training Announces Rapid Growth as Virtual Learning Booms Globally

InSync Training

Company Grows Revenue, Expands Geographically and Appoints New Executive Team Members. Virtual Classroom Virtual Training

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Machine Learning Enables Workforce Transformation

Infopro Learning

The time for workplace transformation is now and embracing modern technology and implementing a transformation initiative to train employees is one of the best ways to prepare for the future. The modern workplace has drastically changed in the last year.

Should You Offer Certification as Part of Your Online Course?

LearnDash

Certification can be a valuable addition to your course offerings, but it’s not the right fit for everyone. You’ve developed an online program. What do learners get when they finish?

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Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

Illume Proofing Format for Twine

Experiencing eLearning

The Illume proofing format for Twine addresses two challenges. First, it’s designed for collaboration, so others can review and provide feedback. Second, it can help you manage development if you need to migrate content from Twine to another development tool like Storyline.

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How To Deal With Objections To Corporate Training

Dan Keckan

In order to defend your corporate training program, you will need to learn how to deal with objections. These 6 techniques will help you pull through. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Great and small

E-Learning Provocateur

English is a funny language. Coloured by countless other languages over centuries of war, politics, colonialism, migration and globalisation, many words have been lost, appropriated or invented, while others have changed their meaning.

Section 508 Compliance in Learning & Development

Dashe & Thomson

When building a learning and development course, there are many factors to consider. Curating the correct content, creating engaging material, and tailoring to the needs of your learners should all be top priorities.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

Productive SME Engagement for eLearning Development

Infopro Learning

Common SME Catchphrases and How eLearning Designers Can Respond. As learning designers, our success hinges on the rapport we build with a client’s Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). It is just as important as the content inputs they provide!

How to Earn Social Proof for Your Online Course

LearnDash

What is social proof, and why do you need it for your marketing? One of the greatest challenges for any business when trying to win over new customers lies in convincing them that they are a worthwhile investment.

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Levels of LXD Design

Clark Quinn

I stumbled across the Elements of UX diagram again, and happened to wonder if it would map to LXD. Here’s my stab: And the text, as usual. In a justifiably well-known image (PDF), Jesse James Garrett (JJG) detailed the elements of (web) user experience.

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eBook Release: Ensure Your Team Has The Knowledge And Skills To Succeed

Dan Keckan

Talent development professionals are key players in the online training process. Discover proven methods and research data that can help you shore up skill and knowledge gaps. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Tapping the Web Series Craze in eLearning

G-Cube

During the COVID-induced lockdown, globally people lapped up multiple web series on OTT platforms. Nonstop. Morning, day, and night. Fixated on, confounded by, and enticed with the curiosity to know – what’s next?

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Gamification: A Great Way to Increase Employee Engagement Company-Wide

Dashe & Thomson

One of the more prominent employee engagement strategies that has emerged in recent years is the gamification of learning. Simply put, gamification aims to use game-like structures to achieve training and learning outcomes via fun, challenging learning formats.

5 Training Delivery Methods You Can Leverage to Engage Modern Learners

Infopro Learning

The learning landscape has gone through many changes in the last year, which has left many organizations wondering which training delivery methods will help them engage modern learners today.

4 Ways to Establish Trust With New Learners

LearnDash

How do you convince learners who have never heard of you that you’re an expert in your subject area? The biggest challenge of any course creator, once they’ve built an online course, is to get learners to sign up.

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The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.