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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.”

BLP Named to Inc. 5000 List for 3rd Straight Year

Bottom-Line Performance

Third time’s the charm! Bottom-Line Performance (BLP) is ranked #3719 on the 35th annual Inc. 5000 , an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. It’s BLP’s third straight year on the list, driven by several years of strong revenue growth.

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The NexGen LMS Grid

eLearning 24-7

It’s been a long time coming. One Grid that goes beyond the Quadrants of the world, the other type of grids focusing on the space, the vendors that make it based on a variety of factors as defined by the firms themselves. I totally get it.

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3 E’s of Learning: why Engagement

Clark Quinn

When you’re creating learning experiences, you want to worry about the outcomes, but there’s more to it than that. I think there are 3 major components for learning as a practical matter, and I lump these under the E’s: Effectiveness, Efficiency, & Engagement.

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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6 things to look for in a mobile learning solution

Axonify

Workers want to learn, want to do their jobs better. But we’ve often failed to deliver the kind of mobile learning experiences that can truly help them do that. Effective mobile learning does not mean offering up the usual learning miniaturized to fit onto a mobile screen. Doing it right means keeping both the learning and the mobile experience in mind. How do you find a solution that does this?

The Two Sides of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

Ken Blanchard is chief spiritual officer of The Ken Blanchard Cos. When people hear the phrase servant leadership, they are often confused. They think you can’t lead and serve at the same time.

Stories = Engagement = Learning

InSync Training

Storytelling has a long history as one of most fundamental communication methods. From paintings on cave walls to Egyptian hieroglyphs, to the first words ever written on papyrus with ink, people have been telling and listening to stories. We love to HEAR stories, too!

How Microlearning Increases Engagement

Mindmarker

Both reinforcement and learner engagement are both critical to training success. Keeping learners engaged throughout a training program is an all too common challenge.

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.

Getting Started with eLB Templates in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

There is a heavy stigma associated with templates and even with PowerPoint: They are beginner tools that don’t permit advanced users to create awesomeness.

Surviving higher education: 7 top tips

Learning with e's

Image from Pixabay Here are top 7 survival tips for working in higher education (or for that matter, any profession). When I first started work, one wise old colleague told me that wherever I went, I should always carry a piece of paper around with me. It didn't matter what was on the paper.

A Vital View on Learning

CLO Magazine

In 2013, Mary McNevin was sitting at a table in a Signature Healthcare dining room feeding dinner to an elderly patient with dementia. At first the woman was friendly and chatty, but then she grew agitated and started swearing. “My My instructor warned me that she’s prone to hitting,” McNevin said.

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.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

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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?

Useful xAPI Queries eLearning Designers Should Know by Anthony Altieri

Learning Solutions Magazine

xAPI makes it possible to collect data on how consumers interact with your content, and then use that data to control how. content is presented. Here’s how. Emerging Topics Learning Systems Training Strategies

Microlearning: Leveraging Your Business Results From Effective Training

G-Cube

As technological innovations change our day-to-day lives, we must address the impact technology has on how we learn and work. With the complete overhaul of thinking ability, technology has also changed the ways employees do their jobs and look for information for improvement.

‘Intrapreneurs’ Improving Internal Innovation

CLO Magazine

To make innovation more than just a buzzword requires employees to think like entrepreneurs. The problem is that traditional internal programs don’t focus on the risk-taking and rapid product prototyping that characterizes successful entrepreneurs.

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.

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.

Plan Your Online Training Courses In A Single Day

LearnUpon

Forming ideas for your online training can be time-consuming, overwhelming and let’s face it, a little tedious. But it doesn’t have to be! An idea generation day or ideation day, a part of ADDIE , is a practice we suggest every eLearning professional try to organize and optimize their planning.

Enhance Digital Learning Experiences with Video

B Online Learning

I love a good vid. In this age of Netflix, Stan, Foxtel Now and YouTube, you can be pretty much guaranteed to find something you want to watch that is engaging and entertaining. Pretty much any interest you have can be ‘googled’ and located not only for entertainment purposes but also for learning.

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.

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.

Bridging the Last Mile to Close the Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

According to U.S. employers, a lot of American college graduates aren’t prepared to join the workforce. A 2016 survey by PayScale noted that only 50 percent of the nation’s employers believe college graduates are ready for professional careers. So what skills do managers want that graduates lack?

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.

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

The E-learning Ecosystem in Organizations

The E-Learning Curve

There are two components involved in investigating this aspect of e-learning as a means to enhance knowledge worker performance Continue Reading → The post The E-learning Ecosystem in Organizations appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Learning Curve definition of e-learning e-learning ecosystem knowledge worker learning curve organizational development organizational learning

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