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Early Look – Top 50 Learning Systems 4 2018

eLearning 24-7

I was going to cover my Corporate Learning Systems forecast for 2018, but decided instead to discuss the Top 50 Learning Systems for 2018. Now, you will not see the final rankings as a whole for the Learning Systems (i.e.

Using Heuristic Evaluation to Craft the Perfect Learner Journey

Origin Learning

‘Heuristic evaluation’ was pioneered by Jakob Nielsen and Rolf Molich in 1990.

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Choosing the Right eLearning Storyboarding Tool

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. Build an eLearning course,” they say. “It’s It’s what you’re great at! You can have it done by Friday.” Sound familiar? eLearning’s popularity as both stand alone instruction and part of a larger blend makes it a standard in many instructional design portfolios. Unfortunately, the “go do that thing you do” mentality reflects a general misunderstanding of the complicated nature of eLearning production.

Translation Guide for Instructional Designers and SMEs

Association eLearning

You’re working on a new project. There isn’t a lot of time left and you need answers to your questions soon. So, you type up an email and send it to the SME. Two days go by and you don’t get a reply. On the third day, you send another email asking for help.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

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Zooming In on Purpose-Driven Microlearning

CLO Magazine

It’s not surprising to see L&D professionals hanging their hats on microlearning to address the needs of the “overwhelmed, distracted, and impatient employee” that was introduced in the now infamous 2014 “Meet the Modern Learner” report by Bersin by Deloitte.

Will a Chatbot Be Your Next Learning Coach? – How AI can support talent development in your organization

Learningtogo

Eighty percent of major companies expect to be using artificial intelligence by 2020, but their training departments are likely to be the last places you’ll find it. We need to fix that.

Eight Signs You Should Invest in Online Training

Mindflash

Interactive Training Online Training Industry Trends ROI of Training

Why Avoid Comparing Microlearning with Instructional Design - Tip #165

Vignettes Learning

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, explains why many good ideas never become successful ventures (paraphrased): “When we assess an idea, we need to see if the core concept works and has potential to provide solutions and new opportunities.

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.

Developing Decisions

Clark Quinn

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that one thing I do in getting objectives is focus on decisions. And, simple ones will get automated; we can train AI to handle these. What will make the difference between ordinary and extraordinary organizations is the ability to make decisions in this new VUCA environment (volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous). And it made me wonder how you develop the ability to make better choices.

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Thinking Bigger, Farther and Faster in 2018

CLO Magazine

Five years ago, CLOs spent a lot of their time building out training sessions or creating unique company-specific content to help employees stay sharp. These sessions typically were infrequent and did little to help employees retain skills long-term.

Academy Pro WordPress Theme for LearnDash

LearnDash

Part of the success of any online course is the layout and design. If you need a modern, clean design then look no further than Academy Pro by StudioPress. For years StudioPress has pumped out very attractive themes, and recently they added a new template to their catalogue for online courses.

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Spring Into the eLearning Conference Season With Us!

eLearning Brothers

We are gearing up for eLearning conference season here at the eLearning Brothers HQ. Days have been filled with packing up bro bands and t-shirts and other goodies, plus triple checking the logistics—we want to make sure our booth is ready to rock the next conference!

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.

Guild Report Shares Expert Views on State of Microlearning by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild launches a research report and Summit, aiming to assess the state of microlearning in 2018. Eight learning. leaders share their views. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Media

Reformat your training sessions to increase their impact

LearnUpon

Repurposing course content you’ve already created allows you to maximize time spent on course creation. The best trainers reduce duplication of work tasks and focus their time on ensuring the content, and the learner’s experience, is great.

Stuck in the Middle

CLO Magazine

There’s little argument that we live in a time of rapid technology disruption. A host of new consumer-like platforms and tools fueled by machine learning are putting learning into the hands of learners in the way they like it, wherever they are at whatever time they choose.

Early Bird Registration for the New England Area Conference!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

Are you as excited as we are for the ATD New England Area Conference? We can’t wait, and now that it’s 2018, we feel like. Read More. The post Early Bird Registration for the New England Area Conference! appeared first on AXIOM Learning Solutions.

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Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Using Development Maps to Align and Unlock Performance

Actio Learning

Thank you Training Industry, Inc. for publishing the article Using Development Maps to Align and Unlock Performance authored by Kelly Smith and Brian Blecke.

And Listen

Clark Quinn

Listening is a vital skill. It’s something that made my mother very popular, because she listened, remembered, and asked about whatever you said the next time you saw her. She cared, and it showed. I wish I was as good a listener! But it’s critical to really listen (or as some have it, not just listen, but hear ). It’s part of a skillset necessary to innovate. Innovation can be about problem-solving, and design thinking has it that it’s really about problem- finding.

How to Edit Videos – Ordering Your Editing Operations

Visual Lounge

Editing video takes some getting used to and learning the ins and outs can be a little intimidating. One of the best ways to get started doing something new is to walk a mile in the shoes of a professional to get a sense for how they do their thing.

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Adapting to Adaptive Learning

CLO Magazine

Corporations, especially large ones, increasingly recognize the potential of artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data analysis, apps and robots, as well as augmented and virtual reality-based solutions to solve complex organizational challenges. Amid such technological revolution, higher bars for talent and leadership development are being set within corporations and across the learning and development industry.

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.

HT2 Labs to Inspire a Year of ‘Learning Firsts’ at Learning Technologies Show

HT2 Labs

[PRESS RELEASE] HT2 Labs announce plans to support organisations looking to to achieve new things in learning. The post HT2 Labs to Inspire a Year of ‘Learning Firsts’ at Learning Technologies Show appeared first on HT2 Labs. News Tech & Trends

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Discovering Instructional Design 8: Developing Material for Learning Programs

The E-Learning Curve

Continuing this E-Learning Curve Blog series of articles on discovering instructional design. Today, I'm going to outline some guidelines for developing material for learning programs.

10 eLearning Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

LearnUpon

If you’re reading this post, it’s likely you’re delivering online training. Or maybe you’re thinking about it for your business in the near future. But, are you getting the best results from your training? The truth is a lot of businesses’ eLearning efforts can be improved.

5 Things to Do When the Solution Shouldn’t Have Been Training

Allen Interactions

Let’s be honest, shall we? If you’ve been in this industry more than eight weeks, you’ve probably been involved in a solution which possibly, maybe, (very, very probably) shouldn’t have been training. e-Learning Thought Leaders training

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The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Why You Should Attend Our Upcoming Webinars

eLearning Brothers

Here at eLearning Brothers, we have a really passionate team working on producing exemplary webinars just for you! Things you can expect from an eLearning Brothers webinar: Learn about at least one new product or a better way to use a product you already have.

HSE warns food manufacturing sector health and safety needs to improve

Engage in Learning – for Business Minds

Companies and people working in food manufacturing are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace health risks or face serious penalties, the Health and Safety Executive said on the 2nd January 2018

Discovering Instructional Design 7: Objectives Analysis

The E-Learning Curve

It is critical to the instructional development process that designers understand what skills and knowledge learners need to bring to the instructional process. This is achieved through objectives analysis.