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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

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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

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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

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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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3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

The ROI Disease is Killing L&D

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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?

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.

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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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 Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

In my last post, I shared some thoughts about why people need to actually learn and remember things, rather than assuming we can always look them up.

How to Design Great Learning Experiences Instead of Just Delivering Content

Bottom-Line Performance

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Gamification Elements That Rocket Boost Learner Engagement

Docebo

Encourage competition while providing tangible incentives to drive performance. For years, we’ve heard about applying gamification elements within the e-learning industry.

Your Learning Platform – Your Sales Enablement Machine

Docebo

Keep an eye out for Docebo’s upcoming whitepaper that will outline the strategies you need to boost sales performance with your learning platform.

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.

When To Use Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

When should you use a branching scenario rather than other learning strategies? There are no “silver bullets” in learning; we don’t have “one way to rule them all” that works in every single situation.

Boosting Sales Performance with Modern Learning Platforms

Docebo

Effective sales enablement means getting the right information into the hands of the right people, at the right time. The ultimate goal of any enterprise is to generate revenue.

NexGen Tier2 Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

A year ago I wrote about NexGen functionality in any learning system. The reason behind it was simply that so many vendors pitch they are NexGen (often referring to it as Next Generation), when in fact, they are not.

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.

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.

Are You Enchanting Your Learners?

TLC Media Design

The next time you’re at dinner, in a meeting, or at a store take a second and look around for distractions. How many people are on their phones? How many are actively engaged in a conversation? Is anyone watching TV instead of talking to the people they’re with?

Why You Need a Learning Journey Map

Bottom-Line Performance

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5 Great Corporate Training and Development Certifications

Your Training Edge

With artificial intelligence-powered training tools and virtual reality-aided classrooms, the corporate realm is facing one of the biggest upheavals in history. If studies are anything to go by, technology will continue to be a heavy influence and one of the ruling factors in every domain of work.

Are VR and AR Ready for Primetime in L&D?

Bottom-Line Performance

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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.

Elements of Engaging eLearning Design

Origin Learning

A skyscraper that reaches out to the stars can only be constructed if it has a strong foundation that goes deep into the earth. Similarly, engaging eLearning Design is the foundation of an ideal and effective eLearning program.

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Training Your Staff to Identify and Deal with Destructive Behavior

Your Training Edge

Destructive behaviors within the workplace are quite tricky to deal with–they may appear subtly, and before you know it, the situations goes out of hand. This can be a challenge if you are a business owner who would like some degree of control and order within a high-risk industry.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA 2018: Assets Galore!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP. TechSmith recently released Camtasia 2018. You can purchase the software directly from TechSmith or try the software free for 30 days via the trial download ).   At first glance, there’s little difference between Camtasia 9 for the PC and version 2018.

Emerging Learning Technologies: Promise vs. Hype

Bottom-Line Performance

Go to any of the big L&D conferences or trade shows and you’ll hear buzz and conversation about virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360 video. Explore the pages of Inc., Forbes, Tech Crunch, or Mashable and you’ll find articles.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Making Employee Onboarding an Immersive Experience with Mixed Reality

Origin Learning

Mixed Reality is a phrase used to describe technologies like Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. Science fiction foresaw the use of an alternate reality and immersive technologies well before humankind actually developed such advanced technologies.

How Can Training Help in Increasing Employee Productivity?

Your Training Edge

Training is recommended by many experts to increase the productivity of the employees. The success of any organization is determined by the productivity of its employees. Before moving further, let us first understand the what exactly employee productivity is?

Mobile App Trends for 2018

Origin Learning

We look at some of the key mobile app trends and examine the categories of apps that will gain popularity in 2018. The Year of the Blockchain. The year 2017 saw terms like ‘Cryptocurrency’ and ‘Bitcoin’ enter the common lexicon.

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We'll tell you ours, you tell us yours

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

From Kevin : I've been teaching live online classes for years. And while I’ve had all sorts of technology challenges during that time, I’ve never had my main machine go down along with my backup--until yesterday!

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

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.