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A Simple Model for Converting ILT to Engaging eLearning

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If you’re an e-learning designer, chances are you’re often asked to take existing instructor-led (classroom) training and put it online. Chances are also good that no one’s ever told you how to do that.

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5 eLearning Myths Debunked

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The last couple of years have brought on some significant changes in the world of training and learning.

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Top Reasons Why DEI is Essential in Today's Workplace

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Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization. Mahatma Gandhi. Diversity matters. Inclusion matters. They’ve always mattered. But finally…FINALLY diversity and inclusion are in the spotlight, at the forefront and prioritized more than ever before.

Why Modern Learners Want Microlearning

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How many of these factors apply to your organization’s employees? A high percentage of millennial , Gen Y, and/or Gen Z employees. Employees who are “field-based,” spend their work hours away from a desk, and/or typically complete work activities on mobile devices.

Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

Say Your Final Goodbye to Flash

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It’s been quite a year. But if there’s one 2020 curveball that shouldn’t be a surprise.it’s s the end of Adobe® Flash. As previously announced in July 2017, Adobe will stop distributing and updating Flash Player after December 31, 2020.

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eLearning Brothers Acquires Media 1 to Take eLearning Content Development to the Next Level

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AMERICAN FORK, UT — April 12, 2017 — eLearning Brothers today announces that it has acquired privately-held Media 1, an award winning custom eLearning development company, out of Muskegon, Michigan. eLearning Brothers has brought on Chris Willis as part of the acquisition to enhance the eLearning content production at eLearning Brothers. Bringing Chris in as part of the acquisition is key to the development of our newest offering that will be launched in Q2 of this year.”

What Does UX Have to Do with eLearning? Everything!

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When I worked for a retail food and beverage company, everything was about the customer—especially what the customer would or wouldn’t like. As an example, to ensure that products met customer expectations, this company spent a good amount of time testing every single recipe before anything made it out the door. And, they followed up with customers to gather feedback once the product made it on the shelves. Think about your favorite website or mobile app.

eLearning Brothers Rebrands as ELB Learning to Represent its Growing Industry Leadership

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American Fork, Utah — May 3, 2022 — Learning solutions company eLearning Brothers today announced a name change to ELB Learning to better represent their growing global role as the most diversified learning platform and services provider in the industry.

Webinar: The Story Behind Creating Style Templates

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In this webinar, our Product Production Manager Thomas Reyes-Cairo shared the evolution of eLearning Brothers templates into Template Styles. When we first started creating templates, our goal was to make the coolest designs possible and let you customize them as needed. As time went on, we realized that what our members liked the most was when we created a few templates with similar looks and styles, allowing them to easily create one entire cohesive course.

Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

A Q&A with the Queen of Customizable Courseware

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Today I sat down with Chris Willis, Senior Product Manager for Customizable Courseware , and got the scoop on this growing catalog of fully built, fully customizable training courses. Chris lives and breathes Customizable Courseware and is a huge part of how quickly we’re building our catalog for you. When we first brought up the idea of Customizable Courseware to you, what was your reaction?

eLBX Session Sneak Peek #8

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Ladies and gentlemen, this is your last eLBX session sneak peek. Because eLBX is NEXT MONDAY. Are you ready??? We are SO ready to see you in Salt Lake City and inspire you to rock all your future eLearning development projects. We’re probably not going to be able to sleep all weekend, the excitement is too much. It’s hard to decide what we’re most excited about.

eLearning Brothers Launches a First in the Training Market – Customizable Courseware

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Salt Lake City Utah – eLearning Brothers announced today a first in the training industry – Customizable Courseware. Customizable Courseware is a fully designed and developed training package that includes the eLearning source files, classroom materials and PowerPoint presentations. Two things differentiate the product from any other offering available today.

5 Ways to Kill an eLearning Course

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We at eLearning Brothers do our best to teach you the best way of doing things. But today we’re going to switch things up and tell you the worst ways to develop eLearning courses. Here are five ways you can kill an eLearning course. Little to No Interaction. This is a deadly sin to be avoided at all costs. A good course needs to keep the learner engaged, not just mindlessly clicking “Next” over and over while passively staring at a screen.

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 1)

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Liz Sheffield is a freelance writer with a background in training and development. She specializes in writing about everything related to the human side of business. You can contact her via LinkedIn or Twitter. I recently attended the Society of Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) annual conference where 15,000 HR professionals gathered to share best practices, learn new skills, and improve the HR profession.

eLearning Trends to Watch for in 2022

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Our prediction: 2022 is going to be the year of better learning experiences. instructional design gamification vr LXP

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eLBX Online Day 26 – A Beginner’s Guide to 508 Compliance

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We are in the final week of eLBX Online! Today we kicked things off with a bang with guest Laura Silver, Chief Operating Officer at Trivantis. This session studied the goals and results of designing and developing eLearning for usability versus accessibility. Laura covered the basics of Accessibility, Section 508 compliance, and WCAG. What Is Accessibility? Accessibility means that people with disabilities can equally perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with websites and tools.

The Power of Story in eLearning

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Think about the last speech you heard. Do you remember all the facts and statistics? Or, do you remember the details of the story the speaker (hopefully) shared to illustrate their point? I’m willing to bet you recall the story—the problem, the characters, the climax, the solution, and how that story made you feel. It’s a similar situation with eLearning. The power of story helps us engage learners with the eLearning content we deliver.

The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

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One of the biggest pain points of eLearning development is not being able to quickly issues. The answer to almost all your eLearning questions are in Google, but you need to know how to find them. This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. You can trying apply these tips to whatever information you are using, this is not just for eLearning.

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How Game Templates Liven up the eLearning Process

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Guest blog post by Liz Sheffield. Liz Sheffield is a freelance writer with a background in training and development. She specializes in writing about everything related to the human side of business. I was recently in my younger son’s First Grade classroom. One student was making a choice about her in-class birthday celebration that afternoon. The teacher offered three options: a read aloud story, a dance video, or a game of Heads-Up, 7-Up.

What Will eLearning Look Like in the Year 2066?

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I grew up watching re-runs of a popular cartoon called The Jetsons. If you haven’t watched ever watched it, you should check out an episode. But for now, let it suffice to say the original 1960s storyline is about a family of four (the Jetsons) that lives “in a futuristic utopia of elaborate robotic contraptions, aliens, holograms, and whimsical inventions.”. As a kid, I remember how watching The Jetsons sparked my imagination: What if someday we had flying cars? Vacuums that were robots?

Ready-To-Use Captivate Templates for Captivate 8

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If you are looking for Captivate Templates, you have come to the right place. Most eLearners engaged with eLearning, and have a heart beat, have probably heard the buzz about the Captivate 8 update. Most of it’s great features you may have seen swirling around the internet with words like mobile, responsive design, out-of-the-box assets, and GeoLocation. By the way, these features are amazing!

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

How Michigan State University Advancement Implemented Game Based Learning as Part of Remote Training

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In this webinar, we welcome the Michigan State University Advancement training and education team to talk about how they're using game-based training for remote training. gamification elearning games Webinars The Training Arcade

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The Case for Storytelling: Creating an Immersive Learning Strategy Through Games and Videos

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eLearning Brothers Acquisition of eLearningImages.com Expands the Planet’s Largest eLearning Image Library

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AMERICAN FORK, Utah–eLearning Brothers today announced that it has acquired privately held eLearningImages.com , an online library of eLearning images that focuses on people-images in the eLearning space. With this acquisition, the eLearning Brothers library has more than doubled the number of eLearning assets over the last 12 months.

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eLearning Brothers and Lodestone Create a New Concept in eLearning Training

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(SLC, UT, January 21, 2014) eLearning Brothers and Lodestone have partnered to provide a new twist in eLearning training. For the first time, eLearning developers can receive software training and over 20,000 eLearning assets in one offering at the same price as training alone. The courses incorporate eLearning templates for hands-on learning and practice. Developers have access to over 20,000 files during and after training.

Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

Three Secrets to Memorable eLearning Experiences

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What is eLearning, really? For the last ten years, I’ve developed training in some capacity. I’ve used everything from Authorware to PowerPoint to create materials. I remember a couple years ago a co-worker asked me what software program converted content to eLearning. I laughed to myself–as if it’s just a matter of clicking a button and an eLearning course magically appears. In casual conversations I find that people don’t understand the true purpose of eLearning.

How to Navigate Difficult Internal and External eLearning Customers

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“That should be easy to change, right?” . “It It costs that much to make a 15-minute course?”. After the final review, the vice president wants us to go in a different direction. So…we need to go back to the drawing board.”. You’ve probably heard the phrases above, or something similar, during your eLearning career. You may have heard them more than once. Hopefully reading them didn’t give you flashbacks or heartburn.

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How Boiron, a Global Homeopathic Brand, Leverages Games to Train Healthcare Professionals

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In this webinar, Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency, interviewed Christophe Merville, Director of Education and Pharmacy Development at Boiron on how he uses game-based training to engage the healthcare community. gamification Webinars The Training Arcade

Developer Diaries: A Healthier Developer

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When working from home, Instructional Designers and Developers can easily fall into a routine that involves a lot less getting ready for the work day and a lot more getting straight to work – which can be problematic for many of us who call home their office. For myself, I know I am guilty of rolling out of bed, letting the dogs out, then promptly getting to it. The coffee gets made as I check emails from my phone, and I’ll admit it: the teeth sometimes won’t get brushed until noon or later.

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.

Learning Management Systems: Why You Need One

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A Learning Management System (LMS) is a platform that enables the storage and delivery of learning content for the purpose of training and educating employees. The idea of choosing an LMS can be daunting. But before you decide to jump into the LMS search, it’s important to identify why you need this system in the first place.

eLearning Brothers Expands With International Acquisition of Origin Learning

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Acquiring the India-based learning design and technology company increases eLearning Brothers headcount over three-fold. American Fork, Utah — January 24, 2022 — eLearning Brothers today announced their second acquisition of 2022—Origin Learning, based out of Chennai, India.

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6 Tips for eLearning Developers To Help Fix Their Code

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In the world of eLearning programming, there are many ways your code can have an error. The trick is to know how to fix the most basic of codes. Earlier today I was talking with Mark Lassoff, President of LearnToProgram.tv , on Twitter about how excited we are for him to speak about programming for eLearning Developers at DevLearn this October 29 – 31 in Las Vegas.

Creating Smarter Closed Captions in Articulate Storyline

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As super as Articulate Storyline 2 is for eLearning development, there are a few things left to be desired. Closed captioning (CC) is one of those things, and being in an organization that takes accessibility seriously, there was a predicament on figuring out how to incorporate an intelligent CC mechanism.

Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.