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15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses

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eLearning is an exciting option for both learners and trainers. It saves time, resources, and cost apart from being portable and easily translatable.

Blooms Taxonomy: The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 4

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Welcome to the fifth blog in the series of posts on learning objectives. In my previous posts, we have looked at the importance of learning objectives. We have also seen the six levels of the cognitive domain of Bloom’s Taxonomy, viz.

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Top 4 Differences Between Translation and Localization You Must Know [Infographic]

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In this competitive world, organizations are expanding their businesses globally to reach out to their target audience who are culturally and globally dispersed. In this context, translation and localization help you add local color and flavor.

3 Key Benefits of Visualization in E-learning [Infographic]

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Studies reveal that humans learn easily with the help of visuals compared to text. A study revealed people remember 10% of what they hear, 20% of what they read, and 80% of what they see and do. Looking at these statistics, we understand the significance of visualization in e-learning.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

12 Top Video Footage Sites for E-learning Designers

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Videos add great value to learning, reducing the load of reading and helping the learner retain information for a longer period. Video footage can be added in a course for a “wow” effect (e.g. the footage used to illustrate a technique).

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4 Major Design Tips to Create Unique Learning Experience on Tablets

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Tablets or iPads come with the combined features of computers and mobiles. So, e-learning on tablets offers dual advantages of both media to learners.

5 Mobile Learning Trends In Vogue

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Imagine you wake up one fine morning to realize your mobile has abandoned you. I know it is earth-shattering news to cope with. You feel handicapped since your life orbited around it. Such is the impact of mobiles on our lives.

14 Best Practices for Successful E-learning Implementation

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Implementing change is an organization is not an easy task. It requires careful planning and meticulous execution to succeed. But if you take the right steps and have a proper plan, things become easy. E-learning is no exception.

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.

Virtual and Augmented Reality : The Future of E-learning

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Virtual reality and augmented reality are two popular buzzwords in the e-learning world. I’m sure you might have heard and even looked them up in the Internet. Let me give you a few more insights on these technologies, and how they will impact e-learning in the future. What is Virtual Reality (VR)?

Top 7 E-learning TED Talks of 2016

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If an action has the power to change the position of an object, inspiring words have the power to change attitudes, lives, and ultimately, the world.

Blooms Taxonomy: The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 2

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In my previous posts, Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them and The Science of Learning Objectives – 1 , we have seen what learning objectives are and why they are important.

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Smartphones Are the New Textbooks – Courtesy Microlearning

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The term “Microlearning” was coined recently. It is known by several pseudonyms such as “nanolearning”, “minilearning”, “knowledge nuggets”, “coursels” and so on.

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.

Adaptive Learning in E-learning – What is Adaptive Learning?

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2 Decades Ago: There were 47 of us in grade 6. Although we came from different backgrounds, we were never discriminated against. Unfortunately, even our mental levels of understanding were treated with the same, intense uniformity, and everything that was taught was taught to all 47 of us together.

Top 21 Online Learning Websites You Should Know About

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Are you new to e-learning courseware development? Never developed an online learning before? Have no formal skills in crafting e-learning materials? Developing learning material that is effective can be a little daunting for first-timers.

Gamification: Why you must gamify your Induction training?

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Many managers believe wrongly induction training is a waste of valuable time.But in reality,this is a critical process when you hire new employees.

4 Benefits of Outsourcing Your E-Learning [Infographic]

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Today, e-learning has become an integral part of the training initiative in many organizations. Many organizations are looking to outsource their e-learning needs. According to a report by Global Employees, outsourcing, “…increases the chances of deriving maximum value out of an investment.”

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

3 Engaging Samples of Gamified E-learning Developed in 2016

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In an earlier blog, I had written about how using game elements in e-learning can greatly improve learner engagement. Game elements, when incorporated in e-learning courses motivate learners, present challenges to them, and improve learner experience and engagement.

5 Ideas to Improve Retention Rates in E-Learning Courses

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Whatever your industry, you need skilled employees. So investing in training and development has become the strategic priority for improving the company’s bottom line performance.

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10 Rapid Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 [Infographic]

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With mobile devices ceasing to support Flash-based training materials, the demand for Flash to HTML5 conversion tools has gone up.

Nine Amazing Online Learning Facts

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The number of companies using e-learning is increasing with each passing day. A study by Research and Markets predicts the global e-learning market will grow at a CAGR of 17.81% during the period 2016-2020. Let us now look at a few interesting statistics about online learning.

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.

Knowledge Checks Made More Effective – Scenario Based Assessments in E-learning

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Assessments are, to put it simply, a method or a tool educators use to evaluate , measure the learning progress and skill acquisition of a learner. Assessments in e-learning are essential not to grade the learners but to either evaluate them or reinforce/support their learning by providing feedback.

Blended Learning -What it is and why it’s important

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Much has been written about blended learning in recent years. The term itself is self-explanatory i.e., it’s a blend of two or more training methods.

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Gamification: Changing the Way Learning Takes Place [Video]

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In e-learning courses, learners may get bored and frustrated by just clicking the Next button and hence, learning does not happen in the given learning environment. This makes employees less receptive toward elearning.

Second 5 Ways to Make Online Compliance Training Engaging [Infographic]

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Compliance courses are infamous for being the unavoidable training your employees need to undergo every year. Is there a way to remove the sting of boredom from compliance courses? Is there a way to make them engaging?

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Trends that Will Shape E-learning, M-learning and LMSs in 2017

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E-learning is ever evolving. The online learning format has a long history of embracing various developments to deliver better learning experiences, and 2017 is going to be no different. Here are a few technology-enabled learning trends that will rock the corporate world the coming year.

How Game-based Learning Scenarios Work For Sales Training Managers

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“People leave managers, not companies.” ” (Source: “The Type B Manager: Leading Successfully in a Type A World” by Victor Lipman). What a powerful statement! It compelled me to pause and ponder.

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Blended Training: A Host of Delivery Methods to Choose From

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Blending different training delivery methods gives your employees a chance to learn and work at the same time. As a matter of fact, a paper by Charles D. Dziuban indicates that Blended Learning ranks high in terms of satisfaction among both instructors and learners.

360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training

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You know that feeling when you watch a scenic video and it captures your attention to such a great extent that you wish you could actually be there?

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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.

The Inseparable Trio: Learning Objectives, Training Content, and Assessments

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Consider this training situation. Company X has noticed that their pharma sales representatives are facing tough competition from a drug newly introduced in the market. They need to be trained quickly on how to convince physicians to continue prescribing their drug.

Pokemon Go – 3 Important Lessons for the M-learning Designer [Infographic]

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Pokémon Go is everywhere. It is the biggest mobile game that has taken the world by storm. This augmented reality app has caught the imagination of people of all ages and from all walks of life. M-learning designers can learn 3 valuable lessons from the creators of this highly successful game.

Creating E-learning Videos: 5 Video Editing Tools That’ll Help

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When you are given an option to choose a 5 minute-video or a 10 page document to learn a concept, what would you choose? I asked my colleagues out here the same question. 90 % of them chose video over text. It’s quiet obvious videos are more engaging and help comprehend knowledge better than text.

4 Must Have Features of Best Corporate Training Videos and 5 Examples

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Forrester research says a ‘One Minute video is worth 1.8 million words’ 1. The generation that grew up reading is now passé. Gen Y and Z are surrounded by electronic gadgets and the Internet.

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!