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5 Misconceptions Instructional Designers Make About Agile Workflows

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We have all at least heard of Agile methodologies. Despite being around for years, Agile is still sometimes touted as “the next big thing.” This popularity has led to multiple interpretations and misconceptions about what Agile actually is, though.

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Our ID and Development team are constantly looking at new resources when developing eLearning and online training content. Here we list our favorite free resources covering music, pictures, and fonts: Free sound effects and music Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds. Browse, download, and share sounds – www.freesound.org Incompetech is a […]. Blog News

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6 Benefits of Agile ELearning Development

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Agile is a project management methodology used predominately in the software development industry. In recent times, Agile has been adopted by eLearning production teams due to its elastic nature, which allows the development process to respond flexibly to changing client needs. Agile differs from the traditional ADDIE model, a more rigid end-to-end process where client […]. The post 6 Benefits of Agile ELearning Development appeared first on PulseLearning.

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6 Benefits of Agile ELearning Development

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Agile is a project management methodology used predominately in the software development industry. In recent times, Agile has been adopted by eLearning production teams due to its elastic nature, which allows the development process to respond flexibly to changing client needs. Agile differs from the traditional ADDIE model, a more rigid end-to-end process where client […]. The post 6 Benefits of Agile ELearning Development appeared first on PulseLearning.

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The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors affecting training, and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

4 Pros And Cons Of Outsourcing eLearning Development

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With the demand for online training increasing, outsourcing eLearning development can offer significant benefits for your organization. Because producing eLearning involves balancing key variables including time, cost, and quality, outsourcing development to the right vendor can help you achieve an equation that delivers a quality product while increasing your ROI. Outsourcing eLearning Development Benefits And Drawbacks […].

How to Apply Social Learning Theory for Effective eLearning

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Have you recently looked at Bandura’s Social Learning Theory principles? We are social creatures by nature. We like to interact with others, share ideas, and observe our fellow human beings. In fact, unless you’re a Himalayan yogi, long-term social isolation can have negative mental impacts.

Six Reasons Why Blended Learning Is Becoming a Trend

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In the past decade, technology-driven learning is adopted by organizations to support different learning requirements and varied audiences. The “classroom-only” approach is transforming and online training is no more limited by distance and cost.

Top Five Most Important Adult Learning Principles

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In theory, adult learners seem somewhat rebellious: we don’t like being told what to do, we want to do things in our own time, and it better be worth it or we’re not interested!

Using Real-Life Scenarios in eLearning: Five Advantages

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Real-life scenarios can add much needed flavor to otherwise vanilla eLearning. Out are the old school text-based scenarios; in are graphic novels and comic strip panels using real employee and workplace photography. Five advantages of using real-life scenarios in eLearning.

Building the Foundation for a Modern K-12 Classroom

K-12 looks different these days. But one thing remains the same: you need a reliable learning platform that serves as the foundation for teaching and learning––for all students, in a variety of learning experiences.

Four Barriers to Consider when Conducting a Training Needs Analysis

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Everyone will understand the importance of employee training, but ensuring a training needs analysis is conducted will go a long way in developing a successful training program. Here we discuss four barriers to consider when conducting a training needs analysis.

Corporate Microlearning: Five Benefits and Four Drawbacks That eLearning Professionals Should Know

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Bite-sized online training resources are easier to digest and remember. But is microlearning really a good fit for your online training program? In this article, I’ll explore the benefits and drawbacks of corporate microlearning.

Seven Characteristics of Learner-Centered eLearning

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Creating learner-centered eLearning means placing your learners at the center of the training experience. This approach has become essential to ensuring engagement and retention of your learning messages and maximizing the post-training impact. What characterizes learner-centered eLearning?

I Am Here, powered by PulseLearning, features on TikTok Canada’s new Wellness Hub

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June 29, 2021: Global?eLearning eLearning solutions company PulseLearning announces that its global mental health and wellbeing brand,? I Am Here ,?is is featured?on?TikTok’s TikTok’s new ‘Wellness Hub’ in Canada. Pulselearning TikTok Wellness Hub | I Am Here (iamheretribe.com). link]. link].

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

Corporate Training: The Enterprise Learning Framework

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At Pulse Learning, we often used the Bersin & Associates Enterprise Learning Framework ® to help our Clients think through the modern world of corporate training. As you can see, the framework has numerous channels and categories. Here we will give you a brief understanding of how the framework can be beneficial to you in your corporate training decision making.

PulseLearning announces executive management changes as part of business integration

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Tralee, December 2020 – Global eLearning solutions company PulseLearning announced today executive leadership changes as the company integrates its Custom Services business with I Am Here, the company’s global mental health and wellbeing product, which was established in 2018.

PulseLearning launches new Mental Wellness initiative IAmHere

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IAmHere, a division of Pulse Learning, last month marked the training programme’s global launch in Melbourne, Australia with Heather Humphreys, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation. IAmHere is an evidence-based initiative that trains employees to become ‘Mental Wellness Ambassadors’ and signpost existing support services in their workplace or community.

PulseLearning Maintains Place on Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List for 2019

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Pulse Learning is thrilled to have retained its place on the 2019 Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List. Announced today, Training Industry’s annual Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List recognizes best-in-class companies from across the globe that provide excellence in outsourced learning services. Pulse Learning was selected following extensive analysis of its capabilities and excellence across a number of key criteria, including: Industry visibility, innovation, and impact.

Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

The Case for AR and VR for Workplace Learning: Which Is Best for Your Business?

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Augmented reality and virtual reality, AR and VR for short, are often lumped together as one and the same; however, the two are actually completely different technologies — each with its own-use applications. What is AR? Augmented reality applies to the real world and simply adds to it. AR doesn’t inhibit the sights, sounds, and smells of the real world around users; it adds to it, layering on top of the reality they already see.

How Mobile Learning Is Changing to Meet the BYOD Era!

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Learning on the Go: Mobile learning for a BYOD environment! There was a time when organizations or companies provided all the resources for employees to get their job done. From the basic infrastructure to training and persistent development of every individual, everything was the exclusive responsibility of the organization. That era of corporate responsibility has […]. The post How Mobile Learning Is Changing to Meet the BYOD Era! appeared first on PulseLearning.

Why COOs Need to Rethink Organizational Change Management

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Often, organizations struggle with change because traditional change management processes do not consider employee resistance. For organizational change management to work, it needs to encourage all employees and not work as a total dictatorship. Here we take a look at 5 critical components of a Change Management Strategy. Communication. Communication is a critical component of implementing change.

6 Reasons Why Blended Learning Is Becoming a Trend

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In the past decade, technology-driven learning is adopted by organizations to support different learning requirements and varied audiences. The “classroom-only” approach is transforming and online training is no more limited by distance and cost. While most businesses are not fully abandoning the conventional modes to favor online learning, blended learning is emerging as the preferred route.

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

How To Motivate Millennials: 7 Tips For eLearning Professionals

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We are delighted to welcome Christopher Pappas, founder of eLearning Industry as a Guest Blogger to the PulseLearning Community Blog. 7 Tips To Motivate Millennials Motivation is the core of effective eLearning for millennials. Even if none of the other puzzle pieces are present and they are distracted or busy with their everyday lives, motivation can drive […]. The post How To Motivate Millennials: 7 Tips For eLearning Professionals appeared first on PulseLearning. eLearning Blog News

4 Barriers to Consider when Conducting a Training Needs Analysis

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Everyone will understand the importance of employee training but ensuring a Training Needs Analysis is conducted will go a long way in developing a successful training program. Here we discuss 4 barriers to consider when conducting a Training Needs Analysis. Managers often feel that the extra effort to complete a Training Needs Analysis is a waste of time when they could simply implement the assumed training requirements.

GOLD Win for PulseLearning and Western Union at LearnX 2018

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Pulse Learning is delighted to announce that our “Introduction to International Payments” program developed for Western Union Business Solutions has won a Gold award in the Best Product & Knowledge Training Project category at LearnX 2018. Western Union partners with Financial Institutions (FIs) to serve the international payment and foreign exchange (FX) needs of their customers around the world.

9 Unexpected Benefits of Outsourcing Online Training

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Is outsourcing your online training a viable option for your organization? Or do the drawbacks outweigh the benefits? In this article, I’ll share nine unexpected advantages of outsourcing your online training. Outsourcing Online Training: 9 Unexpected Benefits to Consider. Outsourcing your online training takes a bite out of your budget. It also involves a significant amount of time, organization, and planning.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

The Case for AR and VR for Workplace Learning: Which Is Best for Your Business?

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Augmented reality and virtual reality, AR and VR for short, are often lumped together as one and the same. However, the two are actually completely different technologies, each with its own use applications. What is AR? Augmented reality applies to the real world and simply adds to it.

The Dos And Don’ts Of Storytelling In eLearning

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Storytelling In eLearning: Set Your eLearning Apart with Storytelling Once upon a time in a faraway land, where dark forests grew and rivers of crystal ran, there lived a brave and creative Instructional Designer who was in a spot of bother. One hundred years earlier, a deceitful storyteller swindled the king out of a large […]. The post The Dos And Don’ts Of Storytelling In eLearning appeared first on PulseLearning. eLearning Blog employee engagement Storytelling in eLearning

8 Fatal Interaction Errors That Kill eLearning

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In this article I will share 8 common interaction errors that kill eLearning, so that you can make sure that you don’t let your training fall casualty and leave your content for dead. The Fatal Interaction Errors That Kill eLearning No one likes dull eLearning. Often, eLearning that lacks appropriate interaction can fall flat, […]. The post 8 Fatal Interaction Errors That Kill eLearning appeared first on PulseLearning. eLearning Blog

Create Leaders with Leadership Development Training

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Leaders can be created. In fact, studies indicate that leaders are about one-third born and two-thirds made. Leadership development training is essential for raising effective leaders and evolving those already in leadership positions. Research backs this up, showing that leadership is the most important skill for employees to gain from learning and development programs 1.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

Top Five most important Adult Learning Principles

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In theory, adult learners seem somewhat rebellious: we don’t like being told what to do, we want to do things in our own time, and it better be worth it or we’re not interested! But it’s not because we’ve all reached rock-star status, it’s got to do with the way adults are hardwired to approach […].

Top 10 eLearning Trends For 2015

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So, do you want on-trend, tech savvy eLearning? PulseLearning have got you covered. Here are the top 10 trends for what’s hot in 2015 and beyond. The Top eLearning Trends For 2015 GamificationIt’s been around a while, but it’s just warming up. Gamification makes learning motivating, engaging, and (dare I say it) fun. Gamification in eLearning […].

5 Benefits Of Taking Your Induction Training Online

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Online Induction Training – Because First Impressions Count! Did you know that most people decide how long they will stay in their job within the first week of employment? So it’s important that your first impression is a good one. Successful induction courses are your chance to show new employees what makes your company tick […].

6 Ways to Make the Most of Multimedia in eLearning

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I’d rather watch grass grow than sit through boring eLearning. As a designer, I thank my lucky stars for multimedia, the holy grail of delighting and dazzling learners. I believe kick-ass eLearning results when all elements work in unison to deliver the message, however it’s surprising how many get this fragile balance wrong, bombing their […].

Content Localization: The Key to Your Organization's Global Impact

Speaker: Zak Haitkin, Localization Manager

Localization is speaking your customer’s language in such a way that they can truly relate to the content, no matter where they're from. Good translation might be what brings people to your eLearning platform, but quality localization keeps them coming back. It's important to identify how you want your eLearning content to come across and decide whether translation or localization is the right approach.