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The budget didn’t fail your low-budget eLearning. What else did? Your enthusiasm to use all of it.

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Is this how you arrive at your project budgets? “I promise, it’s not us!” ” Let’s meet the common Scapegoat: Don’t we hear the following statements very often? The training wasn’t very effective since we had very small budgets and couldn’t do a lot of stuff we wanted to.”. “We

Meet Greg, the man who believes Games are the best tools to change the world and beyond

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How did it happen? Tell us what brought you in to game development. Greg Acuna, CEO of Earthlings Infotech, Pvt. First let me tell you about the genesis of the project.

Does Instructional Design Still Mean the Same in 2017?

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One night last week, I was super hungry and wanted to taste the new burger pizza from Dominos. I added to the cart a burger pizza, my favorite garlic bread sticks, two cheesy dips, a choco-lava cake, and a soft drink. However, I couldn’t place the order for some reason.

Learning from Games – Games Beyond Stereotypes #03 Her Story

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Hello there! Welcome to the third post in the series “Learning from Games”. In this series, I try to break apart some of the most unique games I’ve played. If this is your first time here, I recommend you start with the first post in the series. Let’s move on to today’s game.

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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.

Learning From Games – Games Beyond Stereotypes #01Firewatch

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I still remember the first time the concept of game-based learning was introduced to our learning design team at the office. Some of them were excited while some kept their distance from the discussion calling it silly.

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How to Get Started with Freelancing: The Instructional Design Story

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It’s never easy to start something new and it gets even tougher when you’re starting out as a freelance Instructional Designer. Before you even take the plunge a million questions pop up in your head. How to I start? Where do I find clients? How much should charge for a project?

Forget VR & AR, this could be the next big thing in E-learning

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Technology is evolving rapidly. The major focus of this evolution is to make things easier for the users and make their life more comfortable. Who could forget this? I remember the day when my dad brought home our first television set.

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Lessons From Games: Stop stepping into the learner’s shoes, let them step in

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This morning at 5, one of my friends called me over phone. He started shouting “Bastion received a buff and Ana is nerfed, let’s play”. Sounds gibberish? Let me explain. Bastion and Ana are two characters from the famous multiplayer game “Overwatch”. No such thing as wrong time to discuss games.

Guest Blog 50: How Structured Schooling has Scared the Adult Learner

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Welcome to the first guest post in my blog.

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

Bringing the Fun to the Game by Mindy Wallis

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Most people don’t enjoy the training that they’re assigned by their employers, so the L & D industry has spent a lot of time talking about “gamification” over the past few years. Because who doesn’t love games? Of course, the training itself is still compulsory, so just making it more “game-like” is unlikely to make it more fun. Because doing something that you don’t want to do isn’t fun. We know this, right?

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Protected: Meet the man who is using games to not only make the world a better place, but also education, a fun-filled experience.

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Does your new E-learning character know his roles and responsibilities?

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It is a common practice to use characters/avatars in E-learning courses. But how do we evaluate the effectiveness of this strategy? Can these characters substitute a classroom instructor?

Gamification doesn’t mean developing games and there’s more!

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Gamification has been frequently talked about as one of the most happening trends in Learning and Development chapter. Research says that Gamification can help teach higher order skills in a fun based way.

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.

We live life in First Person, then why a Third Person E-learning for our Learners?

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Have you heard the term FPS anytime? Do you remember that game your kid keeps playing where you’ll only see two hands holding a gun, running all around and shooting other people? That’s an FPS (First Person Shooter) game.

Gamification Pitfalls: Meaningful Rewards or nothing

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Why Rewards? Rewards can change behaviors. This morning, I woke up to this picture on my whatsapp messenger.This meme is about the recently launched mobile game Pokemon Go.

Why go for freelancers when companies do it for less?

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Having worked with several e-learning companies since 8 years, here’s my one-sided opinion on why you should hire freelancers when there are many companies out there, that are ready to do it for lesser cost and faster. Through this post, I’m trying to sell myself as a freelancer but only through facts that are a result of experience. Nothing to Hide. I may not be able to do it, but I know someone who can. We are open when it comes to talking about our skill set.

Learning from Games – Games Beyond Stereotypes #02 Keep Talking & Nobody Explodes

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Hi there! In his best-selling learning book “ The Gamification of Learning and Instruction ”, Professor Karl M. Kapp discusses the 12 game elements that make a game motivational, exciting, and sometimes irresistible. I remember the day we discussed these with our learning design team.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released

Learning Solutions Magazine

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released. cori-miller. Fri, 08/23/2019 - 10:30

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Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D

Learning Solutions Magazine

Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D. cori-miller. Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:00

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How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

HT2 Labs

Already using xAPI for more than just reporting? Then you may be wondering how it can be used to launch elearning content. The post How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker xAPI

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How to Ask Better Training Questions

Learning Rebels

The time has come to once again to discuss the art of, “How to ask better training questions?” ” (This post ran originally on my blog site for Litmos in January 2018. The content here has been updated.). Picture this: .

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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.

L&D is Primed to Drive Enterprise Social, So Why Aren’t They?

The Simple Shift

L&D, if they want it, is rightly positioned to lead organizational social. At it’s very core social is about community, collaboration and sharing. Those last 2 are vehicles for knowledge, strategy and tactics to be transmitted and are how new ideas flourish and old problems are solved. L&D’s function is helping a business achieve optimal […]. community E2.0 enterprise 2.0 ESN organizational learning Social Learning

Creating Branching Scenario Layouts

Experiencing eLearning

I created a branching scenario prototype in Twine a while back about an instructional design consultant screening and booking a new client. My previous posts have shown my process for planning and writing the scenario.

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Make Learning Immediately Relevant with Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

One way to engage learners is to make content immediately relevant. People naturally pay more attention to information they can use right away than information they “might need someday.” ” Create a Sense of Immediacy.

How To Improve Communication in E-Learning

LearnDash

Effective communication in online learning can improve student outcomes and satisfaction. Of all the challenges facing online education, lack of personal contact with instructors probably tops the list. Learner completion rates are often low, and isolation and lack of support are frequently-cited culprits for their lack of engagement. Instructors therefore have plenty of motivation to find ways to reduce isolation and improve support.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

TMI! Cognitive Overload and Learning

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If you want to get a sense of the vast amount of data exploding every second, visit Internet Live Stats and watch the numbers for Internet users, websites, emails and many other statistics updated in real time. But watch out. LearningToGo Blog LearningToGo eNewsletter brain Cognitive Load Cognitive Overload instructional design neuroscience neurosciences TMI training

What Should You be Looking For in an Artificial Intelligence-Powered LMS?

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is much more than just a suggestion engine: uncover what you should be looking for when AI meets e-learning.

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The Lonely Training Needs Assessment

Learning Rebels

What is it about a training needs assessment that makes learning professionals panic? Jump to the bottom of this post to enter to win this month’s book giveaway).

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Work is No Longer Work . The nature of work is changing. This world is one in which humans no longer make things or fix things or sell things or provide basic services. Work has become mind-intensive instead of hand-intensive.

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.

Improve Memory And Productivity: Why You Should Use Art In Your Training Sessions

InSync Training

What does creativity have to do with corporate training? Jenny Holt answers this question and challenges the idea that serious learning only happens within scholarly activities. Art may not seem like an obvious thing to introduce into your training sessions, but the benefits are tangible.

Emerging Online Learning Tools Research Session Mindmap

Clark Quinn

At AECT18, I dropped in on a session summarizing research on emerging technologies for online learning. There were experts in each area, so names like Vanessa Dennan on social media, Curt Bonk in MOOCs, Florence Martin on synchronous Learning, and David Wiley on Open Education Research.

Increasing Impact Of Gamified E-Learning

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For companies seeking to integrate comprehensive training programs, the benefits of e-learning outweigh the instructor-led training. With the traditional training programs, providing the learning material is costly and time-consuming.

How to Build Real-Time L&D Strategies

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How do you get the right training to people, at the right time, in the right way? Everything in business is shifting to real-time performance – and learning and development is no exception.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

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