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Workplace of the Future video

Clark Quinn

Someone asked for a video on the Workplace of the Future project , so I created one. Thought I’d share it with you, too. Just a walkthrough with some narration, talking about some of the design decisions. One learning for me (that I’m sure you knew): a script really helps!

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Latest Negative E-Learning Trends

eLearning 24-7

Trends. They will often bare fruit. Sometimes is a way we like, other times in a way we don’t. Who can forget the trend of seeing Ned Beatty in every movie out there? He was soon replaced by Morgan Freeman.

6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

Bottom-Line Performance

Remember when you were new to learning and development? If you really are new, congratulations and welcome to the field! If you’ve been around for a little while, I want you to think back: what do you wish you could tell your former self about what he/she is getting themselves into?

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How to Get Started Writing a Branching Scenario for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

In a recent conversation, a colleague asked, “Once you and your client have agreed on a branching scenario approach, how do you get started writing it? How do you get from the broad concept of training on X topic to actually creating the scenario?”

Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

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Ameliorate Your eLearning Professional Development with 1-on-1 Mentoring

eLearning Brothers

We at eLearning Brothers have just recently released the all new Professional Development Package.

Curated Insights: Busting Workplace Learning Myths

Axonify

Welcome to fake news, L&D edition! The existence of bad information (a.k.a. lies) is far from new. It just moves faster, looks prettier and is more easily accessed today thanks to the Internet.

Human Learning is Not About to Change Forever

Clark Quinn

In my inbox was an announcement about a new white paper with the intriguing title Human Learning is About to Change Forever. So naturally I gave up my personal details to download a copy. There are nine claims in the paper, from the obvious to the ridiculous. So I thought I’d have some fun. First, let’s get clear. Our learning runs on our brain, our wetware. And that’s not changing in any fundamental way in the near future.

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Build Leadership Skills Through Non-traditional MBA Programs

CLO Magazine

Increasing demand for executive-level education programs to fill knowledge gaps and develop soft skills has inspired newer online and specialized programs, giving executives greater flexibility to build global learning into their busy schedules.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Why Training Needs Video

Learning Rebels

The shift has arrived, and video is King! You may or may not be shocked by this but not enough of us are creating video to help the people in our organizations.

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Taylor Ehlert Responds to #AskMeMonday on PowerPoint Action Buttons

eLearning Brothers

A lot of questions have been asked surrounding the topic of PowerPoint Action Buttons. What are they? How are they different than normal shapes, and why should I use them?” ” All of these questions are about to be answered in this week’s #AskMeMonday. What Are Action Buttons?

Training Technical Support with the Help of eLearning

Geenio

Pick a company, any company. You can be certain of one thing: there is probably a department suffering from a high turnover rate, and it is likely either the technical support or the customer service department. Constantly onboarding new employees

Answering The Top 6 Microlearning FAQs

Growth Engineering

Are you ready to offer bite-size eLearning experiences to your audience? Before you begin, read these 6 microlearning FAQs to brush up on the microlearning basics. I’ll also explore the benefits, examples, and limitations of this memory-boosting ID strategy.

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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.

Embrace Learning As a Driver for Change, Inclusion

CLO Magazine

Walgreens Boots Alliance Global Chief Diversity Officer Steve Pemberton. The Spring 2017 CLO Symposium officially began on Monday in Bonita Springs, Florida. I’ve been to a lot of these events, and I’m biased — I work for Chief Learning Officer after all — but the sense of family is always palpable.

How to Engage Your Learners Using Viral Videos

OpenSesame

Why did people assume an Asian woman in the BBC news video was the nanny? . By now, most of the Internet seems to have seen the video of a BBC interview being interrupted by two small children.

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Storyboarding in PowerPoint with Visual Studio

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint is known and primarily used for presentations both big and small (like middle school small) because of how easy it is to learn the basics and create awesome content fast. The simplicity, and sometimes surprising depth, of PowerPoint makes it an amazing platform.

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With a New Website Comes New Goals

LearnDash

Notice anything different? If this is your first time visiting LearnDash, then probably not. However, if you have been here before then you likely see that we have done a bit of updating! It is with great pleasure that I get to write today to unveil the new design of LearnDash.com, and not just because of the fresh new look but because with the new design comes our updated approach to the e-learning market.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Upside Learning Among the Training Industry’s Training Outsourcing Watch List In 2017

Upside Learning

Yet again, for the third year running, Upside Learning is on the Training Industry’s Training Outsourcing Watch List! Every year, the Training Industry recognizes the top 20 training outsourcing companies based on their extensive research and thorough analysis of the capabilities, expertise, and experience of each company. Upside has been recognized on the specific counts […]. eLearning Training Industry Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List Training Outsourcing Watch List

CFO, Friend or Foe?

CLO Magazine

Speaking at a Human Capital Analytics Conference in New York, the chief learning officer for a large telecom made an interesting comment about her relationship with the CFO: “Two years ago, I usually tried to avoid meeting with our CFO.

Teacher Voices: Kate Bartlett

Learning with e's

This is a continuation of my series of interviews with former students who are now teachers. The interview on this page features Kate Bartlett , a teacher at a primary school in Cornwall. You can follow her on Twitter as MissBartlettNQT. 1) What made you decide to become a teacher?

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Webinar: Future of eLearning – The Millennial Apocalypse and Modern Learning Solutions

eLearning Brothers

Twenty years ago, “eLearning” was introduced as the web became ubiquitous and authoring tools accessible; yet their limits resulted in a plethora of online slide shows.

[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development

Want to expand your training efforts? You’ll often see success by starting small and growing your program in a sustainable way. Download the eBook to learn more.

Here’s How an E-Learning Portfolio Builds Your Skills

Rapid eLearning

Having a portfolio is really important, especially in today’s world of digital technology. It’s a great way to document your skills, experience, and qualifications.

Instructional Games and the Added Element of Fantasy

Designing Digitally

There is often some question as to the validity of fantasy in an instructional game. Do elearning activities always have to be realistic in order to promote learning? Does the element of fantasy add anything of value to the experience? The researcher Thomas W.

Self-Expression Has Power for Performance and Learning

CLO Magazine

New research published in an upcoming Journal of Marketing Research highlights the connection between the act of personalizing items and performance. Some related implications for learning leaders came to mind that I want to share.

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How to Measure Leadership Training Effectiveness

Mindmarker

In 2013, Deloitte revealed that U.S. businesses spent a whopping $15.5 billion on leadership development. Despite sinking this much money into leadership training, other studies show that businesses do not feel confident that pipeline talent can meet the corporation's future needs.

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The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?