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

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In this informative webinar, Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Architect at ELB Learning, shares his expertise on how to teach "mutant learners" (more on those later). He explains how learning has changed and how we can navigate it all for the best results.

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Why a Good Learning Experience Doesn’t Matter If You Don’t Have the Data to Prove it

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How do you create the best learning environment for successful training? The type of learning you’re creating will impact how the material is delivered and what sort of learning platform you need.

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5 Ways to Build Your Next-Generation Ecosystem

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Since the Covid-19 pandemic occurred, organizations have had to reassess their approach to learning technology and have had to recreate new technology ecosystems to meet the needs of a dynamically shifting workforce.

The Ultimate Crash Course in eLearning Visual Design

Speaker: Connie Malamed, Founder of Mastering Instructional Design and Publisher of The eLearning Coach

Well-designed materials can motivate learners, improve comprehension, and assist optimal retention. If you need rapid, easily actionable ways to improve your eLearning and slides, join this session to learn the power principles that will have the biggest impact on your designs.

How to Create a Mutant Learning Lab - Step 2

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In our last blog , we covered the first step in creating a mutant learning lab: making connections—but only a select few! What do you do after that? Organize the chaos! custom eLearning development eLearning Resources

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.

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.

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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Using New Trends to Revive Your eLearning Strategy

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning

In this fireside chat, leading L&D expert Stephen Baer will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

Webinar: What It Takes to Create Award-Winning Training

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eLearning Brothers and our clients recently earned 3 awards at the LearnX Live Awards in Australia. In this webinar, we had the opportunity to bring together some of the experts who were involved in these award-winning projects to share what made each course so special and worthy of an award.

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.

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.

The Next Level of Sales Enablement: Sales Content Management

Speaker: Deniz Olcay, Senior Director of Product Marketing, and Jake Miller, Senior Product Marketing Manager

In this value-packed webinar, Deniz Olcay and Jake Miller will unravel and debunk the top three SCM myths and explain how to get the most from your SCM solution.

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.

Create Engaging Scenario-Based Training on ANY Budget

Speaker: Tim Buteyn - President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions, Inc.

In this webinar, Tim Buteyn of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions will explore how to optimize learner engagement with scenario-based training. You'll learn what makes up scenarios, how they benefit the learner, and why this is important to your organization. You'll also dive into real-world examples across a wide range of budgets and look at how typical training content can be completely transformed.

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.

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.

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.

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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The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

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?

Cutout Character of the Week: Marian

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The ELB Learning Cutout People is one of the largest stock libraries for eLearning cutout characters. Whether you're looking for business attire, scrubs, or construction apparel, you're sure to find a cutout person that fits your training needs.

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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!

Drips, Bots, and Blogs: A Non-Traditional Approach to Learning Reinforcement

Speaker: Shannon Tipton, Chief Learning Officer, Learning Rebels LLC

Today's work culture requires giving people the ability to control when and where they participate in their professional development. Learn how you can provide valuable, self-directed bites of learning content (and strategies to make that content stick) in this webinar!

The Role of Needs Analysis in Staff Development & Training to Meet Business Goals

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Building a learning program is a complex puzzle. The cornerstones of agile instructional design, learning solutions, learning strategy, and modern technologies join forces to engage learners and provide a learning experience.

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.

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.

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

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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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.

Overcoming the Obstacles of Change to Designing Consumer-Friendly Learning

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In the previous post, we covered 6 of the 7 consumer realities– detailing how consumers want to learn. Here, we’ll examine the 7th consumer reality as well as some common obstacles faced when changing the structures of learning in the professional world.

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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.

Authentic eLearning Localization: Challenges and Best Practices

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

People prefer to learn in their native language, so localizing eLearning helps genuinely engage learners and gives them that much-needed sense of inclusion. In this exclusive webinar with Chris Paxton, learn how to ensure that authentic translation and localization work for your organization!