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Mobile App Trends for 2018

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We look at some of the key mobile app trends and examine the categories of apps that will gain popularity in 2018. The Year of the Blockchain. The year 2017 saw terms like ‘Cryptocurrency’ and ‘Bitcoin’ enter the common lexicon.

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Learning Experience Platforms – A Sustainable Solution

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Learning experience through books is now considered a bit passé. In today’s fast-paced world, day-to-day chores have been simplified by the Internet. Similarly, the learning experience is now no longer confined to a classroom.

Elements of Engaging eLearning Design

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A skyscraper that reaches out to the stars can only be constructed if it has a strong foundation that goes deep into the earth. Similarly, engaging eLearning Design is the foundation of an ideal and effective eLearning program.

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Developing the Next Generation of Purposeful Leaders

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How does an individual define a brand? Or how does the public associate one person with a brand? Apple and Steve Jobs, Microsoft and Bill Gates, Walt Disney and the Disney Company.

Learning By Doing With Digital Guidance

With learning becoming a critical piece to success, it is imperative for enterprises to adopt an integrated learning approach that is aligned with employee expectations. In this White Paper, you will gain insights into the changing dynamics of the modern workplace. You'll learn about the fractured learning processes that are so widely used by companies, and why it makes perfect sense to reject them. And you'll discover modern learning solutions that embrace the digital outlook of modern employees and are shaped by the digital doctrine. Download the White Paper today, and master the critical eLearning inputs that will get you great results!

Workplace Learning Trends in 2018

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Here’s wishing all our readers – ‘A Happy New Year’. The beginning of a year is a great time to take stock of the year gone by and plan for the year ahead. In this blog post, we will have a quick glimpse of what we believe would be some of the key trends in workplace learning this year. AR and VR.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Using Articulate Rise to Create Mobile-First eLearning

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Articulate Rise is a responsive course-authoring tool. When we author course content through Rise, it adapts to any mobile device. In this blog, I will be narrating how Rise helped me create a course for training freshers who joined the organization as Graphic Designer Trainees.

The Relevance of Blended Learning in Modern Workplace Learning

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The past few years have seen the growth of self-paced learning programs. Organizations have invested significant sums of money in developing mobile-first learning solutions that allow learners to access learning content on their smartphones.

What Hooks Learners to eLearning?

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What hooks learners to eLearning? Well, if we had a stone-clad answer for this question, then we would have no worries, and organizations would be producing eLearning content in a robotic, assembly-line fashion.

Why Virtual Reality Has a Bright Future in the eLearning World

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Since we are living in the era of technological revolution, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Virtual Reality (VR for short) has become the most popular buzzword in the eLearning domain. VR is described as the next big thing, especially in terms of online learning and corporate training.

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

What Defines an Ideal Learning Management System?

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A simple tool designed to run learning modules and tests in an academic institution has evolved into an all-purpose application/software, which is now used in both academia and enterprise learning across the world.

Mapping RoI of eLearning

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“Money, money, money…” is a popular hit song by the music group ABBA. Well you may wonder why does a technology and learning blog talk about music.

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Key eLearning Trends for 2019

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We are nearing the end of 2018. This year seems to have flown at jet-speed and we are ready to start making lists of tech-predictions and eLearning trends for 2019.

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The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

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Typically, all eLearning courses consist of three components; the content, the visual elements, and the technology that powers the eLearning course to work seamlessly across devices. The eLearning industry has undergone several transformations in the last two decades.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

How Long is too Short? Determining the Ideal Duration for Bite-Sized Learning

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Ever since Grovo Inc. trademarked the term ‘Microlearning’ the L&D industry has been using different terms like ‘bite-sized learning’, ‘just-in-time learning’, and ‘learning nuggets’.

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How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

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The learning landscape is not constant, shifting the learning focus on learners, learning, skills, goals and attitude. A decade ago, there was a tug of war for the online and the traditional learning.

Using Chatbots in eLearning

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Techopedia defines a chatbot as – ‘ An artificial intelligence (AI) program that simulates interactive human conversation by using key pre-calculated user phrases and auditory or text-based signals.’. Chatbots are all the rage now.

Seven Tips to Create Engaging Game-Based Learning

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Who does not like a good game? It activates the mind and when it is a physical activity it helps the body to remain fit as well. In this blog post, we will be exploring how games can be used in eLearning programs to enrich the content and help learners understand concepts better. Why Add Games?

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Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Ten Advantages of Mobile Learning

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What do you use your smartphone for? Other than making phone calls, of course. Smartphones have become devices that entertain us.

The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

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In the last article, Designing Blended Learning , we learnt a little about the various blended learning models. This article will focus on the Flipped Learning model. So, what are the features of the Flipped Learning model and how is it different from a basic blended learning design?

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Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

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In the last article , we discussed ID, ISD and the various models and frameworks associated with both. The article ended with an introduction to ADDIE framework of learning design. The five phases of ADDIE framework encompass the entire content development process, from discovery to delivery.

Infographic on Learning Experience Design Trends in 2018

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Design plays a major role in the success of an eLearning program. Design has evolved from functional buttons, synchronized audio and video, and assessments.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Designing Intelligent eLearning

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In a highly competitive industry, how does one stand out from the rest of the crowd and continue to generate new business and develop successful eLearning solutions?

The Personal Versus Personalized Learning Debate

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Personal Learning and Personalized Learning are two terms, which are being used interchangeably for some time now? Is this trend correct? Do both terms refer to the same type of learning? Or are they different?

Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

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“How do I make my team work better by letting them learn the skills they need?”. This is the primary question that L&D managers seek to address when embarking upon workplace learning programs in their organization.

How Digital Badges are Driving a Positive Transformation in Corporate Learning  

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Statista shows some incredible numbers in terms of the money being spent in the United States on training and learning. In 2012, roughly US$55.8 billion was spent on training. This value shot to US$93.6 billion in 2017.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

Developing Purposeful Leaders to Drive Organizational Growth

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We all look in wonder at the efforts made by leaders like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Elon Musk to single-mindedly pursue success and create brands that make a difference to the lives of people.

Instructional Design: The Process – 1

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Course creation and delivery have come a long way in the past couple of decades.

The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

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Earlier blog posts have stressed on how workplace learning has evolved over the years and L&D managers are re-inventing the wheel to meet the demands of the ‘millennial audience’. In this blog post, we examine ‘informal learning’ and see how it can play a major role in modern workplace learning.

Engaging Learners with Blended Learning

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Did you get a chance to read the LinkedIn 2018 Workplace Learning Report ? There are lots of interesting stats peppered in the report. Sample these nuggets: The workforce agrees, training for soft skills is the #1 priority. 68% of employees prefer to learn at work.

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.

Managing your Extended Enterprise Learning Needs and Drive your Business

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The term extended enterprise learning assumes significant value in the current business scenario. The past decade has seen the rise of SaaS-based companies and innovative product-driven startups that seek to gain new customers through sales and channel partners.