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Writing Mistakes and Consequences

Experiencing eLearning

In my previous post, I explained how I write the ideal path for a branching scenario first. Once that is complete, I write the mistakes or errors and consequences for those choices. First, Draft One Alternate Path to Its Conclusion. I start writing a single alternate path from beginning to end.

My Professional Learner’s Toolkit

Clark Quinn

My colleague, Harold Jarche, recently posted about his professional learning toolkit, reflecting our colleague Jane Hart’s post about a Modern Learner’s Toolkit. It’s a different cut through the top 10 tools. So I thought I’d share mine, and my reflections.

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Learning Experience Platform – WRONG

eLearning 24-7

I’ll get right to the point. I totally dislike the term, “learning experience platform” It really makes no sense, because anything and everything we do, can turn into a learning experience. Secondly, it does a major disservice to any platform that is called by that name. Allow me to elaborate.

The Learning & Remembering Equation (Infographic)

Bottom-Line Performance

The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn 2017 conference showcased numerous learning technology solutions. There was plenty of buzz surrounding digital and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality, augmented reality, interactive video, mobile apps, and games.

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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Change and inertia

Learning with e's

Concept by Steve Wheeler I have studied change management in large organisations for over 25 years. Indeed, the very first peer reviewed journal article I published, was entitled 'Managing technological change in nurse education'. It appeared in a British Computer Society journal in 1992.

Is Your Business in Need of a Change?

KnowledgeCity

With 2018 fast approaching, individuals naturally begin to reflect on what has come to pass and start thinking about changes they want to implement in their lives for the coming year. Change is inevitable whether we want it or not. The same is true in business.

Everyone’s Talking About It, But Just What is ‘Personalised Learning’?

HT2 Labs

What is 'personalised learning'? What does it mean to you? Take part in our new research survey. The post Everyone’s Talking About It, But Just What is ‘Personalised Learning’? appeared first on HT2 Labs. Personalisation R&D Tech & Trends

The New Age of Business Success: Will Unicorns Survive?

mLevel

How Culture Can Make or Break a Business, The Gap in Unicorn Companies, and The Evolution of Corporate Training. In my early 30’s (many moons ago) I had the privilege of being an Officer for Waffle House.

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.

Rockin’ Responsive Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

Are you ready to rock your responsive design? John Blackmon, Trivantis CTO joined us at our DevLearn 2017 eLearning Rockstars Stage this October and shared his responsive design knowledge.

Hyperconnected

Learning with e's

What would you miss if you switched off the Internet for just one minute? In sixty seconds, as this infographic (created by @LoriLewis and @OfficiallyChad) shows, we would see 3.5

9 Experts Explain Why eLearning Success Depends on Microlearning

ProProfs

Looking for ways to improve the completion rates of your elearning courses? Want to make your online training content more comprehensive and easy to remember? Well, you should go for microlearning because it drives knowledge retention and improves performance.

Microlearning – the next big thing is small!

Unicorn Training

Of the many sessions on our radar at the DevLearn Conference in Las Vegas recently, microlearning was one of the most talked about topics, filling the room each time.

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

Leadership Analytics

Your Training Edge

Maintaining the leadership pool is a challenging task for an organization and its top leaders. There are a number of activities, as well as developmental exercises, that can be undertaken to grow leadership at every level within the organization. But how can organizational leaders measure leadership?

Tell Me a Story: 6 Tips to Create an Effective eLearning Experience

eLearning Brothers

You’ve probably heard it before, “Use a story to involve your learners.” But, do you really know how to construct a narrative to make your training “stick?”

Finding Inspiration

Association eLearning

People often struggle to find inspiration. This can be especially true if, for example, you’re working on compliance course #617. Even companies specialized in eLearning can hit this bump in the road. But when there’s a tight deadline you don’t generally have the luxury of time.

Good Bye to Flash Could Mean Hello to New eLearning for Your Organization

Allen Interactions

Time is rapidly closing on flash based websites because the development environment is no longer compatible with today’s technology. Flash does not translate to mobile devices and as technology continues to evolve, responsive design becomes more and more important for all websites; especially learning systems. Blended Learning microlearning Responsive Design Simple Updates Flash Conversion

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

3 Ways To Improve Learner Engagement

HT2 Labs

The post 3 Ways To Improve Learner Engagement appeared first on HT2 Labs. Tech & Trends

In this new world of work it’s up to everyone to develop themselves

Jane Hart

There is no longer such a thing as a job for a life – only a life of jobs – and as most organisations only train their people to do their current job – not prepare them for a future job – it’ll be up to everyone to take control of their own … Social learning

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3 Reasons to Start Using Video in your Business

Visual Lounge

One of the main selling points for inWhatLanguage is our office culture. We have a mannequin named Milton as our mascot, a basketball hoop out back, a popcorn maker in the kitchen, and we wear bright green pants. Not your typical boring translation agency, right?

#AECT17 Conference Contributions

Clark Quinn

So, at the recent AECT 2017 conference, I participated in three ways that are worth noting. I had the honor of participating in two sessions based upon writings I’d contributed, and one based upon my own cogitations. I thought I’d share the thinking. For my own presentation, I shared my efforts to move ‘rapid elearning’ forward.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

Watch Out For Those Seductive Details

The eLearning Coach

A seductive detail is highly interesting to the audience members, but not directly relevant to the instructional goal. How does this impact learning? Cognition

Don’t Skimp On Discovery @ Point-of-Work

Living in Learning

This post was triggered and complimentary to Bob Mosher’s post on 11/17…an important read that I agree with completely. What I offer today is an attempt to articulate a “Yes and…” in this post. The Critical Skills Analysis (CSA) used in the 5 Moments of Need methodology is extremely essential for distinguishing what can be […].

Clear Expectations Improve Measurable ROI for L&D

Actio Learning

Expectations are like looking through the windshield and measurements are like looking in the rearview mirror. Establishing clear expectations makes calculating ROI much easier in a few ways. When the destination is clearly defined, it’s easier to determine what to measure.

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How to Create Step-By-Step Instructions Using Visuals

Visual Lounge

There are some tutorials that require more than text to be understood by readers. By creating step-by-step instructions using visuals, you can key readers into details that may otherwise not have been communicated.

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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.