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eLearning: Compare Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Welcome to the eLearning tool slug-fest. In this corner, it's Adobe Captivate. Over there? It's Articulate Storyline. And because this isn't a two-tool fight, look over there and you'll see TechSmith Camtasia. Attend this power hour and see demonstrations of all three tools.

Learning Solutions 2018 Recap

Web Courseworks

I’m happy to be writing this blog post because it reminds me of warmer and sunnier days. I had the privilege of joining the ISD community at Learning Solutions 2018 in Orlando, FL this past March. My view at the conference. Now my view from work is several inches of snow!

ADOBE PRESENTER: Sidebar Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, COTP. Inserting and editing video in Adobe Presenter is as easy as accessing the Adobe Presenter tab on the Ribbon and then clicking the Video tool. Once videos have been added to a PowerPoint slide, they can be manipulated just like any other PowerPoint object.

Tips to Discover Your Hidden Potential

Learning Rebels

Jump to the bottom of this post to enter April’s Discover Your Hidden Potential Giveaway! Developing a mindset (about anything) is a tricky thing. We like our mindset the way it is. It’s familiar and comfy.

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Why Every Tech Company Needs a Customer Enablement Program

Want to increase your customer lifetime value? Join Skilljar's next webinar on 4/19! Learn why the subscription economy matters, and how you can set your customers up for success from day one. Register now.

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5 Smart Steps to Verify If eLearning Is Suitable for Your Company

Your Training Edge

We live for modern conveniences, and one of them is eLearning. With eLearning, every part of the learning process is simplified. Universities and public schools are adopting the process, and businesses of all sizes are starting to gravitate towards digital education.

Make a Splash: Promoting Your New LMS and Making a Great First Impression

Blue Sky eLearn

Your LMS is ready to launch. What’s next? Congratulations! You did it. You’ve finished the initial implementation of your LMS and are ready to go live. Now what? It’s time to announce your new learning platform and create some excitement while inviting your learners to check it out!

3 Reasons Performance Support Is Vital

eLearning Brothers

It’s time to take a moment and give performance support its due. But first, what is performance support? Performance support can take many forms, but in essence, it is task-specific guidance, support, or resources delivered at the moment of need.

Training Will Not Eliminate Racist Behavior In Starbucks

The Peformance Improvement

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.

TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: Engagement Is Not Enough

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby, COTP. We hear it all the time: engage your learners, create e-learning that is engaging, make sure the students are engaged.   And so we create interactive eLearning. In our classrooms we call students by name and discuss things with them face to face.

Customize Your Classroom with Blended Learning

CourseArc

Every school district, every classroom, every teacher, and every student is different. The needs, expectations, and the methods to meet desired outcomes for each are different.

The 6 Levels of Adaptive Learning – Science Fiction or Reality?

mLevel

The 6 Levels of Adaptive Learning Defined. What is Science Fiction and What is Reality? What is Adaptive Learning? Is it the new “thing”? A quick Google search yields 51,200,000 results so clearly, it’s been around for a while. Is it science fiction?

Color Theory for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

We had a great webinar last week on designing visual hierarchy. Our senior designer, Stacey Wilhelmsen, touched on some elements of color while discussing visual hierarchy principles.

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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.

Managing Hands or Managing Minds, It's Your Decision

The Peformance Improvement

The workplace is changing and the way organizations manage and develop people is changing in response. In the last century Industrial Economy, people were hired basically to work with their hands and do what they were told to do.

It’s here!

Clark Quinn

So, as you ( should ) know, I’ve written a book debunking learning myths. Of course, writing it, and getting your mitts on it are two different things!

Effective Learning Strategies Are Never “One Size Fits All”

Docebo

Join us April 19 to discover how to create effective personalized learning experiences and how Docebo’s Pages helps you bring them to life. Personalized learning is at the heart of modern professional learning, and the demand for these experiences is stronger than ever.

Psychologically-Based Principles for Effective eLearning

Allen Interactions

Editors Note: This is a guest blog post. We love to support our eLearning community through the sharing of relevant content. Thank you to Leona Henryson for this article. Check out more of her work here. We'd love to hear your feedback on this post. Please let us know what you think in the comments! eLearning

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.

The Hero’s Journey at ATD ICE 2018

eLearning Brothers

We’re well into conference season and that means the team has been traveling across the country—and the globe—to spread eLearning awesomeness.

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What I Learned at LSCon18

Experiencing eLearning

Last month, I attended the Learning Solutions 2018 Conference in Orlando. Once again, it was a great experience. I had fun meeting people like Judy Katz, Tracy Parish, Cammy Bean, and Clark Quinn in person who I have known online for years, plus seeing people again from last year. Now that I’ve had a few weeks to process and reflect, I want to summarize some of what I learned. I did a similar post last year , and it helped me reinforce and remember what I learned.

Data Analytics Vs. Tsunami

Living in Learning

There may be a few bean-counters out there enduring a pucker moment right now but hear the message I hope comes through in this post. “We We don’t have to measure everything just because we can – have a plan tied to action.”. Data Analytics Digital Performance Guidance DRIVER Performance analytics data analytics performance data ROI

Plagiarism and ethics

Clark Quinn

I recently wrote on the ethics of L&D, and I note that I didn’t address one issue. Yet, it’s very clear that it’s still a problem. In short, I’m talking about plagiarism and attribution. And it needs to be said.

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.

Learning Pros Need to Think Like Dirty Marketers: Advice from Daniel Foster

InSync Training

Learning professionals wear many hats. Depending on the task at hand, we may throw on our “ instructional designer ” cap, “ project manager ” beret, or “ facilitator ” fascinator. But did you know that we also need a “marketing” bonnet? According to Daniel Foster, Strategy Lead for the Snagit Application at TechSmith, “the best learning professionals think like dirty marketers.”. Podcasts and Videos Modern Learning on the Air

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Webinar: The Principles Behind Designing Visual Hierarchy

eLearning Brothers

What is visual hierarchy? A quick definition: “The arrangement or presentation of elements in a way that implies importance.”

UX challenges you’re likely to encounter with gamification

Kineo

As learning development trail blazers, we are always looking to what’s hot in learning. And gamification has been hot for a few years now. But, it’s not exclusive to the learning and development industry and we are firm believers that inspiration abounds when you turn your eyes outside your own four for walls.

PERFORMANCE SUPPORT – Converging Learning with Point-of-Work

Living in Learning

A perfect storm of increasing demand to remain competitive and the continuous nature of change have effectively flanked the traditional Training Paradigm. L&D cannot keep pace. Even with smaller micro-learning objects, agile design, rapid development, and mobile delivery tactics, the solutions remain focused on pushing potential…not performance. 70:20:10 Five Moments of Need learning performance discipline Performance Support xAPI 70-20-10 EPSS

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.

8 Tips To Increase Attendance Rates In Online Training

Lambda Solutions

You’re ready to roll out your new online training course, but can you say the same for your staff? In this article, I’ll share 8 tips to get your employees ready and increase attendance rates in online training. Moodle online learning learner engagement eLearning trends

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What are the Biggest Virtual Classroom Tool Challenges? Experts Say.

InSync Training

I nSync Training President Jennifer Hofmann recently had the opportunity to join a panel of experts at eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2018 conference to discuss The Present and Future of Virtual Classroom Tools. Over the coming weeks, Getting InSync will feature highlights from this engaging, informative discussion.

Geenio Update: Fighting Procrastination with New Features

Geenio

A previous couple of updates we dedicated to improvements here and there, following the feedback from instructional designers, admins, and learners who use Geenio on a daily basis. So we were keeping quiet until we have something worth its own blog post. The time has come!