4 Reasons to use Gamification in 2016
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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Learning on Smartphones
OCTOBER 19, 2015
When mobile devices are talked about, the devices that come to mind are basically anything other than the once omnipresent personal computer (PC). Laptop, netbook, tablet, and mobile phone are all grouped together under the term ‘mobile’.
5 Reasons Organizations will demand a Cloud-Based LMS in 2016
DECEMBER 10, 2015
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Is eLearning Ageist?
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
We live in a world where being young is seen as a positive bonus in itself and seems to be a prerequisite for entry to, and advancement in, many industries today. This is particularly true in computer and hi tech industries, but is rapidly spreading to other traditional industries too.
Old Dogs and New Tricks
AUGUST 24, 2015
For the first time in the history of workplace culture, we host 4 generations of workers – the Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X and Generation Y or the Millennials.
Why Choose a Customized Training Course?
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
No two organizations are alike. No two organizations’ needs are the same. Even when it comes to training employees, an organization’s requirements are unique.
The New-Age LMS
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
Last week, while doing some Google ‘research’ I accidentally stumbled upon a fabulous TED talk by a delightful educator – Sugata Mitra.
Learning – Looking into The Future
AUGUST 26, 2015
In an episode of the Simpson’s, Marge Simpson buys Homer a set of subliminal audio cassettes (remember them?) that he was to listen to when asleep, to help him lose weight. The company instead sends him a set of cassettes to improve his vocabulary!
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.
Fix India’s Big Retail Challenges with Online Training
AUGUST 17, 2015
Over the last decade, India has witnessed a continuous migration of people from rural areas to Tier I and Tier II cities.
Soft Skills Training – A Necessary Luxury – Today & Tomorrow?
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Soft skills development is a luxury – nice to undergo – even better when it pays off at the workplace. Every year, millions of dollars are spent on soft skills training by enthusiastic organizations.
eLearning for the Healthcare Industry
OCTOBER 7, 2015
If you look at healthcare today, it’s all about disease. The critic, the cynic, and the average Jane & John Doe will vehemently state that it’s not about wellness any more, and the Healthcare industry is deteriorating.
Albert’s Successful Training Story
AUGUST 4, 2015
Albert drove home from the board meeting feeling very pleased with himself.
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.
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
I wonder what the heading of this article would signify to someone who does not know what this article is about. Would you switch off, or will the incompleteness of the topic/heading compel you to read on? Chances are that I have already lost a considerable number of readers.
Principles of Adult Learning
AUGUST 12, 2015
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Get Ready To Do This in 2016
DECEMBER 31, 2015
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Use of MOOCs – A Boon for Corporate Training
AUGUST 11, 2015
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have offered multitude of online learners the opportunity to learn new skills and expand their knowledge base. However, in recent years an increasing number of employers have turned to MOOCs to train their staff online and improve their bottom line.
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.
Dealing with Frustration in 3 Clicks
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Is Your LMS Going Out Of Style?
AUGUST 12, 2015
The LMS is an integral part of the L&D industry across corporates, training institutions and a steadily increasing number of educational institutions. With the passage of time, it has created fashion statements of its own.
Bespoke Customized Courses
OCTOBER 29, 2015
Prior to the American Civil War, ready-made clothing existed but its variety was very limited. Most clothing was handmade by tailors or by individuals – or their family members at home. At the outset of the Civil War, most uniforms were custom-made in workers’ homes under contract.
24×7 Learning Wins Silver at Brandon Hall Group Awards
DECEMBER 15, 2015
We are delighted to announce that we have won the coveted silver Brandon Hall group award for excellence in the “Best Advance in Learning Management Technology” category. This win was announced on December 4, 2015. The winners are listed at [link] html.
[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development
Want to expand your training efforts? You’ll often see success by starting small and growing your program in a sustainable way. Download the eBook to learn more.
6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls
APRIL 20, 2017
Remember when you were new to learning and development? If you really are new, congratulations and welcome to the field! If you’ve been around for a little while, I want you to think back: what do you wish you could tell your former self about what he/she is getting themselves into?
5 games every e-learning professional should play
APRIL 2, 2017
You can narrow down someone’s age by whether they include spaces in their file names. If they do, they’re under 40. That is a sweeping declaration, and quite possibly true. Here’s another one… Gamers are a sub-culture dominated by young men.
The changing skill set of the learning professional
Clive on Learning
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Skills define us. They are what make us useful and productive. They are the foundation of our achievements. On our death bed, it is our skills that we will reflect on with pride.
Scaffolding in Microlearning
APRIL 13, 2017
How do you incorporate scaffolding in microlearning? How is scaffolding different in microlearning than in longer formats? First, let’s define scaffolding. Scaffolding is support for learners that gradually fades away until the learner can do the task without support.
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?
4 Writing Principles Every eLearning Designer Should Know
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
By Kody Jackson, Instructional Writer. In my time as a university teaching assistant (TA), I saw a lot of bad writing. Clauses hanging all over the place, dangling participles, comma splices…a veritable side-show horror of prose. Let’s go through my writing steps guaranteed to make you sound better.
Three Guidelines for Meaningful Microlearning
MARCH 28, 2017
By ELLEN BURNS-JOHNSON, Instructional Designer / @ELLENBJOHNSON L ast week, my Studio Executive and I visited a client in California. The meeting went well, so to celebrate, she and I went out for tapas. microlearning microlearning examples
7 eLearning Design Trends for 2017
JANUARY 27, 2017
Working as a designer for eLearning courses and templates at eLearning Brothers means that I need to constantly stay on top of the latest trends in both web development and graphic design.
Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?
JANUARY 10, 2017
At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. I went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.
Microlearning: What It Is and What It Isn’t
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Last month, we published the results from our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us what learning trends or new training delivery methods they are most excited about for 2017. The number one answer? Microlearning.