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15-point Post-Course Evaluation Checklist for eLearning Developers

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Evaluating your eLearning course by the toughest judges – your learners, is the cornerstone of eLearning development. Receiving feedback from your learners enables you, the instructional designer, to improve your course.

Will Artificial Intelligence bring real smarts to eLearning?

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Intelligence seems to be making a comeback. No, we’re not talking about human intelligence — that one is still out of fashion if we’re to judge from the news. Rather, it’s Artificial Intelligence that appears to be back from its long hiatus, and this time it looks as if it’s here for good.

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Experiential Learning: Understanding A Growing Trend In Corporate Training

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Today, more and more organizations are gravitating to experiential training. Corporate trainers believe that the merger of two traditionally separate aspects of training, learning and hands-on experience, is the best way to provide skills which learners can immediately use.

5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make

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Migrating from a traditional learning environment to an eLearning environment is not always smooth. A lot of hurdles need to be toppled during the cross-over and, of course, many hearts need to be won. Despite best intentions, several eLearning developers make these common 5 mistakes.

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.

How to Educate Your Customers

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Have you come up with an exciting new idea for a product or service? Have you managed to successfully launch it? Are you sitting back and waiting for an overwhelming response to the cool new solution you have served up? Is this response frustratingly slow?

Gamification Examples: How to bring fun into business eLearning

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Gamification is a merger of technology and psychology that makes learning fun and engaging. However, one cannot successfully apply gamification examples in business eLearning environments without first understanding the intent and purpose behind it.

Do We All Learn the Same Way?

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A couple of decades ago it was inconceivable for educators to tailor their materials and teaching approach towards the individual student. The different learning styles as a concept started gaining pace ever since the term and idea behind it was first introduced in the mid 70’s.

Ways to Action-Map your eLearning Scenarios

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Scenario-based eLearning is quickly becoming the main focus of eLearning design. This is owing to the fact that eLearning programs are required to emulate the real-world/job context of the learner. You depict the real world by adding scenarios to your eLearning courses.

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.

E-learning course development: How to balance between size, cost and time? Pt. 1

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Creating anything is an exercise in balancing ideals with realities, or ambition with available resources.

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10 Graphic Design tips for e-learning educators

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You deployed the most capable LMS platform (*cough* eFront *cough*). You have written the finest course material, crafted the best exercises, and organized them to perfection. You are finally ready to take your live, but could there be anything missing? Indeed, there could.

Engaging the next generation: corporate training for millennials

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New Faces, New Training. Any thriving, successful corporation will see its employees come and go.

The future of eLearning: part 1

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The best way to look like a fool is to attempt to predict the future. Like those well respected analysts back in the fifties, who said that by 2000 we will all have personal robot assistants and flying cars. That doesn’t mean that predicting the future is impossible ― just hard.

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.

The future of eLearning: part 1

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The best way to look like a fool is to attempt to predict the future. Like those well respected analysts back in the fifties, who said that by 2000 we will all have personal robot assistants and flying cars. That doesn’t mean that predicting the future is impossible ― just hard.

The 6 most effective employee engagement strategies

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When it comes to employment, it’s a buyer’s market out there. For the past few years, the relationship between employers and employees has undergone a profound shift, now resembling freelancing much more, and focusing less of the latters’ time, energy and loyalty to the companies they work for.

How programmers compare to everybody else?

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Working in software development, be it for the desktop, web, mobile or any combination of the three, one often feels like he is in a unique line of work made possible by the 20th century technology, without obvious parallels to other professions.

How much does Mobile eLearning cost?

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You’ve heard all the hype. Mobile learning is the next big thing in the LMS/eLearning space. But you’re skeptical. You’re the kind of hard-headed “show-me-the-numbers” type that won’t just rush headlong into the newest online training trend. You want to be prepared first.

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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.

Drill and Practice Activities for Your eLearning Courses

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The point behind each learning objective is to be able to retain and apply the concept successfully. The post-training period is the critical time during which learning is measured and the course effectiveness is evaluated.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

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There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. But which strategy is the most effective? Let’s look at some patterns of interaction.

8 Reasons Why Your Online Training Program Is Failing

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Did you recently set up a corporate online training program expecting it to set the world alight, only for it to turn into a damp squib? Don’t panic. Most staff training and development programs are a process of evolution and many fall flat at first attempt.

Boost your eLearning ROI

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Investment in eLearning is a popular trend. Organizations are quickly accepting that real change and innovation come with regular training. In order to keep pace with the ever-changing market, organizations need to develop and implement best practices in their business strategy.

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[eBook] Training for a Millennial Audience

Want to keep your training relevant for modern learners? Download this guide and learn key strategies to engage with Millennials in your customer training program.

The best elearning reads of 2013

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Every month we put together a list of our favorite articles for our monthly newsletter – we’ve put those lists together to create this list of best reads in elearning and learning for the year!

eLearning at scale: 8 LMS features for large enterprises

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Big businesses have big demands. And it is not some kind of posturing to scare off competitors, or because they forgot how to operate efficiently — it’s a natural result of doing things at scale.

6 Tips To Add Psychological Flow In eLearning

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The term “flow” was introduced by Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, a Hungarian psychologist. It refers to the state when one is so focused and concentrated on a particular activity, that they may lose track of time.

The 7 most important LMS features to support Synchronous Learning

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E-learning, and if you follow this blog you probably already know that, has many advantages over traditional classroom based learning.

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?

The stages of eLearning content development

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The most common question I hear as an eLearning Coordinator is this: “Can we have this via eLearning?”. It’s my moment. I take my time, pretending I’m thinking it through, and after shaking my head, I reply: “Yes, just tell me how much time and how many resources we have”.

mEnable your elearning – 6 things to consider when creating tablet compatible courses

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One of the greatest advantages of e-learning compared to classroom based learning is its convenience. Students can participate in a course at the time and place that best works for them.

3 Use Cases For Integrating e-Learning In Your Business In 2015

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5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning

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eLearning programs are seldom developed without videos. If you have ever experienced one without videos, you may have noticed how lifeless it is. Videos add the “human” element to eLearning. The voice and the human footage create a sense of classroom environment that is so hard to create otherwise.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

The future of eLearning, part 2

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In this series of posts we stroke our elaborate moustaches, straighten up our turbans, and look into our crystal balls to determine the future of eLearning in 10 years time.