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The Metrics of Learning and Dangers of Multitasking

mLevel

The process of learning and why it’s so important. Learning isn’t as cut and dry as you might think. It’s not just reading a textbook, acing your test, and calling it a day. Hundreds of studies have been completed regarding how humans learn, process, and store information.

5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Productivity

Learning Rebels

Time for a productivity smack down! It’s Christmas! Well, not exactly Christmas in the traditional “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” Christmas, but that other Christmas…Productivity Christmas! Otherwise known as “Back to School”!

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How Long Should We Let Learners Go Down the Wrong Path?

Experiencing eLearning

In a comment to my post on Managing the Complexity in Branching Scenarios , Nicole Legault made a interesting point. “Why make a learner go so far down a wrong path? I think it’s best to correct and try to get them back on the right (or best) path.”

The ELearning Business Types or How to Enter the ELearning Market

JoomlaLMS

It’s not so far in the dim distant past that no one thought of studying online, now it is hard to come by a person who has never taken an online course. ELearning, thanks to its flexibility, affordable price, mobility and effectiveness, finds more and more adherents all over the world.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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Learn to Make A Deal with This New Soft Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

Just recently, we launched a product that would revolutionize the eLearning and training industries. It was called Customizable Courseware.

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The Future of Learning Careers

CLO Magazine

Elliott Masie is the chairman and CLO of The Masie Center’s Learning Consortium and CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity. There’s a shift happening in the learning field that is easy to notice.

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Future Scope Of E-Learning To Train Workforce In The Aviation Industry

G-Cube

The world today, is more revolutionized than ever before. Modern telecommunication, specifically the Internet, have changed the way we run business, collaborate and socialize.

5 Questions about microlearning — and their answers

Matrix

Microlearning is on everybody’s lips these days. It’s probably the latest in terms of effective learning – as efficiency has an important time component and a nugget usually varies between three and six minutes.

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The Top 7 Features Your LMS Must Have

An LMS has the power to enhance training effectiveness, and improve business outcomes. The key is knowing which features will enable your organization to get there. This guide will help ensure your LMS is capable of meeting your learning objectives.

Become Learner Focused with Learning Paths

Association eLearning

As the LMS industry evolves to meet the needs of newer generations of learners, organizations are having to answer the age-old question “What’s in it for me (WIIFM)?” Learners need more motivation than simply taking courses because they are told to, they need a reason. They want to know WIIFM?

Black Belt Mentors

CLO Magazine

When the U.S. Government Accountability Office decided to develop a mentoring program in 2016, organizational leaders knew they wanted to integrate it seamlessly into their learning environment. But to be successful, they also knew it couldn’t just be the learning department’s job to carry out.

For the love of learning, this is not how you engage a millennial

Kineo

We are known as the generation glued to our phones, the ones that hold the trophy for the least engaged workforce and the ones that want answers to their questions, like, yesterday.

5 Reasons Virtual Reality Learning is Worth Considering

PDG

Another year another learning trend, am I right? This year everybody’s talking about Virtual Reality, another trend that will eventually burn itself out, right? Actually, no.

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.

Decision Making Strategies

Your Training Edge

Leadership skills become second nature for many people. But one of the most difficult skills is decision making. There are always numerous factors to consider, impacts to predict, and, simply put, it’s difficult to please everyone from the highest levels.

Why You Need To Leverage Mobile For Performance Support

Upside Learning

Have you ever struggled with performing a task previously covered in long training sessions? You’re not alone – we have all been there! We forget almost 80% of what we learn in just 30 days – unless we get an opportunity to apply that knowledge. This is precisely why you need performance support. These short […]. Mobile Learning Upside Learning Just-in-time Learning Mobile Performance Support Performance Support

Diversity Training Should Focus on Acceptance, Not Shaming

CLO Magazine

Former Google employee James Damore’s 3,000-word assertion that women land fewer tech jobs because of biological differences rather than skills sparked a lot of conversation, particularly about the state of diversity training.

How to Create Engaging Course Content

LearnDash

Creating a course is usually about two things: the content and how it’s delivered. At the very core the course content needs to deliver upon any promises.

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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.

The science of teamwork and true leadership

Matrix

Teamwork and collaboration are qualities that inevitably show up in any job description when companies publish ads for hiring new people.

Self-directed learning, Why email remains king, Help employees create knowledge, and more.

Jane Hart

MWL Newsletter No 27 News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 13-19 August 2017. Social learning

Innovative Work Spaces

Clark Quinn

I recently read that Apple’s new office plan is receiving bad press. This surprises me, given that Apple usually has their handle on the latest in ideas. Yet, upon investigation, it’s clear that they appear to not be particularly innovative in their approach to work spaces.

Backing Up Feedback

CLO Magazine

Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist, researcher and author of “Insight: Why We’re Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life.”. Feedback has become a bit of a buzzword in the business world today and for good reason.

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

Simple, Mobile, Engaging: Podcasts Pack eLearning Punch by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Podcasts offer short, engaging eLearning, delivered anywhere, in a flexible, accessible, easy-to-produce format. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Media Mobile Learning

Editing Videos- How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

Visual Lounge

Often times to get a more professional sound you may need to record audio separately from your video. This means that you’ll need to learn how to sync audio and video sources in your video editing process. The first thing you will need to do is make sure you have the right audio recording equipment.

The Top 7 Reasons Learning is More Approachable on Mobile

Ed Microlearning

The next time you’re out in public take a look around you. How many people are looking at their phones or tablets? That number is probably pretty high. In a given day, 80% of people use a smart phone.

Curated Insights: What is Digital Learning?

Axonify

Do you want to make your new initiative sound exciting and important? Just add the word “digital” to the title! Maybe that’s not exactly true, but it’s definitely starting to feel like it works that way. Digital transformation. Digital natives. Digital commerce. The working world is finally realizing that technology isn’t just a bolt-on. Rather, it fundamentally changes the way people interact and how work gets done.

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.