June, 2019

30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

Whether you’re working independently or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio. What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements? Revise Existing Work.

The 3 Types of eLearning Storyboards & When to Use Them

Tim Slade

When you’re in the early stages of designing and developing an eLearning course, it’s likely your subject matter experts will throw a boatload of information at you.

Top 10 Most Affordable MBA Programs in the USA

Your Training Edge

Earning a Business Degree enables students to develop their business startups. MBA prepares students for leadership roles within a firm to take it to new heights of success. It opens many opportunities for them in the future.

4 Ways Retail Companies Can Use Social Learning to Improve Onboarding

TOPYX LMS

Retail companies face multiple challenges when it comes to onboarding and retaining new hires.

Beyond Face-to-Face: Solving the Digital Practice Problem

Speaker: Bryan Naas, Director of Sales Enablement, Lessonly

Just like training and practice is the cornerstone of any top athlete or artist, the same is true in the workplace. But in the world of sales, practice is often restricted to conference room role-playing and in-person scenarios. Join Bryan Naas, Sales Enablement Director at Lessonly, to learn the tactics you can use to make digital practice a part of the fabric of your teams’ daily schedules.

Steal this Sales Copy Formula to Sell More Courses!

LearnDash

You have created an online course and are ready to share it with the world – but can you convince people to buy? Your course is complete, your website is up, and now there’s only one thing left to do—reel in customers for your amazing course.

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Connect Scenarios to Objectives Plus More Tips

Experiencing eLearning

Recently, Bryan Jones from eLearningArt invited me and 59 other eLearning people to share their single best tip for creating effective eLearning scenarios. The post is now live, and you can check it out here: 13 eLearning Scenario Tips that 60 Experts Agree On.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2019: Three Cheers for Improved Assets in Version 11.5

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe recently released a significant, and free, update to Captivate 2019, its flagship eLearning development tool. The updated version of the software is 11.5 11.5.0.476 to be precise).   Over the coming weeks, I'll highlight the biggest improvements/enhancements.

3 Tips for Designing Blended Learning

Tim Slade

Any time I start work on a new learning project, someone always asks me how I think the learning content should be delivered. Should it be an eLearning course or instructor-led training? Should it be a how-to video or job aid?

How to identify your organisation’s training needs

Your Training Edge

Training is key for any organisation to be successful in the long run. A great idea or product may capture and hold the market for a while but without growth, even the strongest organisation will get left behind.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

Online Marketing for E-learning Part I: Content

LearnDash

If you want to sell your expertise, you need to prove it first. We’ve been asked more than once to give marketing advice for online educators, and while we’ve touched on the issue before , I thought I would take the next few posts to answer some of the biggest questions in-depth.

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Is LMS Software Still Relevant?

TOPYX LMS

Five years ago, LMS software was the dominant learning platform for enterprises, associations, and nonprofits. If you wanted to implement online training, you used an LMS. But technology is relentless.

Instructional Design Certificate or Masters Degree

Experiencing eLearning

A reader sent me this question: I’m very seriously considering a career change into ID. (I’ve I’ve spent 20 years in various business assignments with the last 8 in IT.) I’m involved in teaching extra-curricular activities to kids and adults in my community. I very fulfilled when I’m teaching and I’ve come to the conclusion that I want to follow this as a career path. Having said this, I’m exploring a master’s degree in ID.

Why Analytics and Reporting are must-haves in your LMS

JoomlaLMS

The target audience of Learning Management Systems is usually companies that need to build up a skilled labor force. And like any business, online training programs need effectiveness evaluation.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

What new trends and technologies can we use to design and deliver modern training experiences?

Jane Hart

This is the question Jo Cook asked me in today’s TJ Talks. Here is my longer answer. Modern Workplace Learning

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The Unsurpriseable Organization

The Simple Shift

12 years ago… “What? People aren’t responding to our ads!? Quick! We need to engage with them on social media!” ” 8 years ago… “What? People are using their phones to find info and do research? Quick! We need to have a mobile strategy!”

Online Marketing for Elearning Part II: Distribution

LearnDash

How to use email and social media to grow your online course audience. Now that you’ve created content, how can you help make sure it draws in more learners for your online course?

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eLearning Reports: 3 LMS Metrics That Indicate Course Effectiveness

TOPYX LMS

LMS learners waste up to 40 percent of their time due to "frustrating experiences" with online courses, per eLearning Industry.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

How to Maintain a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Your Training Edge

Achieving the perfect balance between life and work is indeed a challenge in this fast-paced world of ours. Everybody always seems to be busy over something at work, and in the process ignore the things that matter in life. As a result, several things may suffer because of this work-life imbalance.

5 Things You Should Always Include in an eLearning Storyboard

Tim Slade

Whenever I’m starting work on a new eLearning project, I always like to start my design process by drafting an eLearning storyboard.

Stephanie Llamas #Realities360 Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Stephanie Llamas kicked off the Realities 360 conference by providing an overview of VR & AR industry. As a market researcher, she made the case for both VR and AR/MR. With trend data and analysis she made a case for growth and real uses. She also suggested that you need to use it correctly.

3 Ways to Bolster a Culture of Learning at Work

Absorb LMS

Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trends study found that 73% of executives predict significant industry disruption in the next three years. Your company can be caught in the wake of that disruption or be the leader that affects change.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Online Marketing for Elearning Part III: Advertising

LearnDash

Are you ready to put some money behind your marketing? Here’s how to start. For many online educators, especially those who are starting out on a small budget, the concept of putting money behind an advertisement can feel like a big risk.

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Retail Training Tips That Improve Key Business Metrics

TOPYX LMS

Retail employees help generate a large portion of a business’ revenue by helping shoppers find what they need, suggesting additional purchases, and providing exceptional customer service. Those services can help retail companies improve key metrics like: Online Training LMS Retail Training

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 365: Meet the Shape Union and Shape Subtract Tools

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Nine years ago I wrote some articles about the  Shape Union  and  Shape Subtract  tools, but, friends, it’s been a while. And can you believe these tools are still lying dormant in secrecy, waiting for you to discover them? 

Tips for Training Remote Employees and Turning Them into a Team

Your Training Edge

Remote employee training and development helps make people more productive individually, but the situation with remote teams is a bit more complicated. The productivity of a team largely depends upon the efficiency of communication and relationships between the team members.

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A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.