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Are you using videos in your eLearning?

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Are you using videos in your eLearning? I recently read a statistic that 98% of organizations included video in their digital learning strategies in 2016. After reading this statistic I started to evaluate my videos and questioning when I use videos and are they engaging my users.

ADDIE Model Infographic

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ADDIE Model Infographic Are you familiar with the ADDIE Instructional Design Model?

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Evaluating Your Online Courses - LearningZen's View Portal Course Tool

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Evaluating Your Online Courses - LearningZen's View Portal Course Tool Wouldn’t it be cool if you knew exactly what a student was struggling with in a course? Or how about your whole training community? How can you fix those deficiencies if you can’t find them?

Is your office color scheme helping your productivity?

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Is your office color scheme helping your productivity? Organizations spend a lot of time coming up with the office color scheme to increase productivity but I don't know that they consider different color schemes depending on the type of work each department does.

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.

Have you tried Quizlet Diagrams?

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Have you tried Quizlet Diagrams? I love Quizlet and use it often for a review in my eLearning courses before someone takes a final exam. Quizlet just released a new feature called Diagrams.

Benefits of using a Learning Management System

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Benefits of using a Learning Management System Online Training provided by a Learning Management System (LMS) is a valuable and cost effective way for managers and employees to obtain new and continuing education.

The Importance of Establishing a Strong Corporate Training Culture

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The Importance of Establishing a Strong Corporate Training Culture By Dave Wilcox, LearningZen CEO Most companies state that they want to build a culture that embraces training, but many fall short when it comes to following through on this goal.

Motivation Tips I use to help me with my eLearning course creativity

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Have you ever been in a creative funk and couldn't snap out of it? Sometimes when I'm creating eLearning courses I lose my grove and can't seem to get it back.

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.

The future without Adobe Flash

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Adobe has announced the end of support for their Flash software product. Flash & the Future of Interactive Content] LearningZen already supports and encourages the use of HTML5 based content as a replacement, and looks forward to working with clients who may be affected by Adobe's decision

Introducing Shed Talks with Doug Mark, LearningZen President

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Top 5 Reasons to watch Shed Talks Coming in July we will be rolling out a new video series called Shed Talks. Why Shed Talks? Mostly because I’ll be doing a series of talks shot from the glory that is my shed.

Repurposing Training Materials for Your Online LMS

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Repurposing Training Materials for Your Online LMS When talking to new clients as well as existing clients I am always asked about using old eLearning courses or training materials. We all have dated materials that with a little bit of updating would become an amazing new course.

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LearningZen and iSpring Compatibility

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LearningZen and iSpring Compatibility Did you know that iSpring is compatible with LearningZen? If you are a current iSpring user looking for an LMS, check out the review from iSpring Solutions and then give us a call to see how we can help you with your online learning management system

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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.

Project Management for eLearning Collaboration

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Collaborating on creating eLearning content for your business can be tricky. Not everyone can work on the project at the same time or even the same place. There are many different Project Management platforms out there, the one we chose to use is Google Drive.

Things to Know Before You Get Started on Course Creation

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I'm always looking for tools or templates that help me get organized when I create an online course. eLearning Brothers just recently posted an eLearning Storyboard template that I'm excited to try out. This storyboard is a 8 step process that ensures you don't miss anything.

The Importance of Compliance Training Infographic

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How to Create eLearning Courses Quickly

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Often times when we speak with prospective clients we occasionally receive questions about content. How do we get our content into an LMS system? How long does it take to get content or material into an Online Training Platform or Learning Management System? This is sometimes a loaded question.

National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

Here's a list of words and phrases to remove from your writing

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I'm always looking to improve my writing skills and am so glad I found this infographic from Global English Editing. I use several words and phrases in not only my daily writing but also when I'm creating courses.

LearningZen is packing for the 2017 National Restaurant Association Show! Will you be in Chicago for the Show?

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We enjoy learning about everyone's organizations and catching up with clients and old friends. Come by and say hello, and let us show you how effective an online training system can be. We will be in Booth #7838 in the North Hall Do you need tickets to the show?

Google Doc Hacks Infographic

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I LOVE GOOGLE DOCS! I use it all the time and am so excited for these hacks from GetVoIP. I hope you find these hacks as useful and exciting as I do. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics

Short and Sweet.Online training lends itself to short bursts of training.

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The Old Way Many companies and training professionals subscribe to the idea that formal training should be instructor led and last hours and hours.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

“The Myth of Learning Styles Infographic” Take Away

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People are not all programmed the same way which means there are different ways that people learn; seven to be exact. They are: visual, aural, interpersonal, intrapersonal, mathematical, verbal and kinesthetic.

6 Instructional Design Trends

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I recently read SweetRush 's inforgraphic where they highlighted 6 instructional design trends for 2017. We definitely need keep these trends top of mind when creating our next eLearning course. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics

Online Training Systems Are Just for Online Courses, Right?

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So, you made the plunge and you implemented an Online Training System. You created your online training program and assigned your courses and everything is going great. Your students are taking the courses and learning the content and everyone is thrilled. You’re all done now, right?

You Don't Have to be a Designer to Create Amazing Graphics

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If you post on behalf of a company on multiple social media platforms, you know it can become a challenge to consistently create new and interesting posts. As much as we want to just post the cute dog video that comes across your feed, we know it’s not the best practice (or at least not every day!).

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.

Do You Know How to Use These Excel Features to Save Time?

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I feel like I'm pretty savvy in Excel but after reading Trump Excel's infographic I realized I don't use these features to save time. Will definitely start using these features to free up some of my time. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics

Different Ways to Use Screencasting for Your Online Courses

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I sometimes forget to use screencasting when I'm creating online courses. What a great way to show the student step by step how to use the POS system or CRM. In which courses do you use screencasting? Love to hear your feedback. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics

The 3 B’s of Training Content

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For the longest time creating training content meant one of two things. You built the content utilizing your subject matter expertise or bought the content containing someone else’s subject matter expertise. Building content was relatively affordable while buying content was extremely expensive.

eLearning Authoring Tool Comparison

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Are you wanting to create engaging, learner centric eLearning courses but are unsure of what tool to use to accomplish the task? This infographic from Raptivity is a great side by side comparison of 5 tools you could use to create engaging content.

[eBook] Training for a Millennial Audience

Want to keep your training relevant for modern learners? Download this guide and learn key strategies to engage with Millennials in your customer training program.