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5 TED Talks (and Big Questions) for Adult Learning Professional

eLearning Alchemy

f schools kill creativity, does corporate training kill leadership? Most of these TED Talks aren’t new; however, as an adult learning professional you may have skipped them or not considered them too deeply. The best TED Talks on education focus on reforming education for children.

Ready Player None: The Pitfalls of Gamification

eLearning Alchemy

Length: 777 words. Reading Time: ~3.5 minutes. It’s hard to have missed the rise of gamification in the learning industry over the past few years. Self-proclaimed gamification “experts” have seemingly dropped from the sky to fill our conferences and social media channels.

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Spaced Odyssey: How Spaced-Retrieval Improves Learning

eLearning Alchemy

Length : 848 words. Reading Time : ~4.5 minutes. The term “brain science” gets a lot of play these days. We’ve moved into an age where information is ubiquitous and learning is a survival skill. Understanding how we learn and applying that knowledge has maybe never been more important.

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5 Big Ideas for Learning Professionals in 2017

eLearning Alchemy

Length : 1301 words. Reading Time : ~6.5 minutes. Summary. The summary goes at the end, no? You’re busy. You may not have time to read the whole blog. If not, just read the following short summary and carry on. If you like what you see, read more. In 2017 : Get better. Create better.

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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.

Change Requires Discipline, Not Willpower

eLearning Alchemy

Length: 1196 words. Reading Time: ~6 minutes. Over the next few weeks your social media channels will be flooded with advice about how to keep your New Year’s resolution. It’s a hot topic and despite all the articles 90% of people failed to stick with their resolution last year.

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The ROI Disease is Killing L&D

eLearning Alchemy

Length: 1032 words. Reading Time: ~ 5 minutes. If you work in L&D, it’s going to happen: You’ll be sitting at your desk basking in the glow of a learning program that was delivered flawlessly.

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The NEXT Big Thing in eLearning

eLearning Alchemy

Length: 876 words. Reading Time: ~4 minutes. Over the past decade eLearning has gone through a rapid transformation. Once cumbersome processes requiring specialized skills have been replaced with rapid authoring tools.

You Suck at Instructional Design

eLearning Alchemy

Length: 1329 words. Reading Time: ~6 minutes. Yep, you. You suck at Instructional Design. Okay, maybe that’s not true, I don’t know you and I’ve probably never seen your work.

SKETCHNOTE: Gamification

eLearning Alchemy

Take a break from regular blogs and enjoy this gamification sketchnote. How many stars are in this sketchnote? How many people are in this sketchnote? How many times do the words gamification or game appear?

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.

Why Won’t “Millennials” Just Die?

eLearning Alchemy

Length: 881 words. Reading Time: ~4.5 minutes. What’s got me fired up… After attending two conferences recently, I’ve given up all hope: “Millennials” just won’t die. Unmanageable, un-loyal, un-motivated and now un-killable.

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SKETCHNOTE: Learning Escape Rooms

eLearning Alchemy

Reading is hard. So, here’s a sketchnote about escape rooms for learning.

Deconstructing Design IV: Learning Escape Room (Part 2 – The Escape)

eLearning Alchemy

Length: 1374 words. Reading Time: ~6.5 minutes. Deconstructing Design (DD) is a blog series dedicated to reviewing an instructional design challenge, output, or experience. Readers are encouraged to confirm, challenge, or improve on the logic presented. Context.

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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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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.

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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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.

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.

The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

Origin Learning

Typically, all eLearning courses consist of three components; the content, the visual elements, and the technology that powers the eLearning course to work seamlessly across devices. The eLearning industry has undergone several transformations in the last two decades.

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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Training the External Workforce of a Leading Automobile Company

G-Cube

Integrating Dealer Management Systems with LMSs for Lucrative Training Outcomes. In today’s modern world, emerging training needs is the major reason to be considered for huge transformations that occur across varied industry verticals.

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.

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.

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.

TMI! Cognitive Overload and Learning

Learningtogo

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

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

What Does VR Have to Do With Online Education?

LearnDash

Does virtual reality have applications for online education, or is it just another gimmick? Virtual reality isn’t so much a new buzz word in the world of online education as a long-held science fiction dream that is rapidly coming to life. There is something unquestionably exciting about the prospect of an immersive, interactive environment that you can experience without leaving the comfort of your living room.

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.

Increasing Impact Of Gamified E-Learning

G-Cube

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.

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).

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.

How To Improve Remote Worker Training With Microlearning

Your Training Edge

Telecommuting is on the rise. According to a study published by the Global Workforce Analytics, the phenomenon has seen a whopping 115% growth in the last ten years. A major reason for the rise in remote workers is the convenience that it provides to the employees while saving costs to the employer.

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.

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

Docebo

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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Learning in the Modern Workplace is more than training or e-learning

Jane Hart

I think I have now pinned down the main reason why some people could not understand the points I was making in my post, The L&D world is splitting in two. It’s because Traditionalists see LEARNING as something to be designed, delivered and managed – in the form of some classroom training or e-learning – and LEARNERS as […]. Social learning

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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.

3 Statistics that Prove the Business Value of Online Learning

TOPYX LMS

Is online learning really valuable to companies? That’s a question most organizational leaders need an answer to before they decide to purchase and implement a learning management system or other online learning tools. The fact is that online learning has incredible business value.

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