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Let the Games Begin!

Learning Rebels

In the spirit of the Winter Olympics, “Let the Games Begin!” ” I have already christened 2018 as “The Year of Discovery” and I have written before as to what “Discovery” looks like in the wild.


Persuasion and Influence Are Part of Foundations of Leadership

Your Training Edge

The sixth foundation of leadership is Persuasion and Influence. Let’s find out what each of these critical actions is – and then talk about why they are so important. Persuasion is a combination of actions that can help people agree to or at least see a new viewpoint.


New Adobe Captivate Advanced Actions and Variables Courses Posted

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you're an Adobe Captivate developer, here are some awesome new classes that are laser- focused on Variables and Advanced Actions. Variables and Actions 101: Quick Start. Variables and Actions 201: Advanced Concepts. Variables and Actions 301: Complex  Variables and Actions 401: Expressions. Each of these 3-hour classes are taught live, online, and are highly interactive. Adobe Captivate


Augmented Reality In Social Media, Marketing, Mobile Apps and More


Augmented Reality (AR) in which virtual content is incorporated with real-world scenarios, is an emerging trend in the field of workplace learning and development. It is a way of bridging the gap between real and digital world by superimposing virtual images with the information of real world.


How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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The Mobile Mindset: Designing Great Mobile Learning Experiences (Free eBook)

Bottom-Line Performance

As many of us can attest, it’s difficult to remain on the cutting edge of technology when it comes to training.


Better Feedback for Scenario-Based eLearning Session Trailer

Experiencing eLearning

I’m presenting at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference again this year on “Better Feedback for Scenario-Based eLearning.” ” You can watch a two-minute trailer for my session (if the video isn’t embedded below, watch it on YouTube ).


Resources from ATD Core 4 Presentation In Philadelphia

Kapp Notes

Here are the slides and some resources related to my Core4 ATD my presentation “Thinking Like a Game Designer” Here are the slides: Beyond Gamification: Thinking Like a Game Designer from Karl Kapp. Here’s how to make notes right in PowerPoint.


An Instructional Design Toolkit

Torrance Learning

We’re sharing some of our favorite instructional design techniques here in this toolkit to support new instructional designers or “old” ones who want to sharpen their saw (pun completely intended). Why a toolkit?


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.

Master the Work-Life Balancing Act With This Soft Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

Compared to the 38 countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the US comes in at number 30 for work-life balance.


Why the next-gen learning and development is all about workforce engagement


Join the new webinar by Docebo & Aberdeen: How to Make Learning and Development Second Nature. In 2018, employee learning and development (L&D) is changing to meet a growing end-user demand for a more reflexive use case.


Driving Performance Guidance @ Point-of-Work

Living in Learning

If sustained workforce performance truly represents the universal brass ring, L&D…or some other corporate entity…must evolve tactically and adopt a performance mindset head downstream into the post-training environment where measurable outcomes and value are generated…or lost – Point-of-Work (PoW). Continuous Learning Digital Performance Support Discovery moment of need performance consulting point of work



Clark Quinn

Ok, so this may be small news, but it’s still news (and I , at least, am excited!). I’ve previously mentioned my forthcoming book: Millennials, Goldfish, and other Training Misconceptions: Debunking Learning Myths and Superstitions. It’s not out yet, though you can preorder.


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.

Learning vs. Training, What is the Difference?

Your Training Edge

A good educational process must consist of both training and learning. However, many people do not see clearly difference between these two activities and treat them as synonyms. But it is very important for a person to differentiate to be able to choose one of them.


Lectora Layouts Rich With the Luck of the Irish

eLearning Brothers

Saint Patrick’s Day is approaching and that means it’s time to infuse your Lectora eLearning layouts with Irish charm—and maybe a pot of gold at the end. And if you can’t get the budget for a pot of gold, a bowl of Lucky Charms is pretty much the same thing…right?


ID on the Go with Ethan Edwards            Inspiration: LBD

Allen Interactions

Take a little time with today's video log from Ethan. It's the first ID on the Go, filmed a little while back. Ethan introduces you to the idea for this vlog and takes you into a completely new way of considering inspiration. He explores ideas around the iconic Little Black Dress (or LBD). It's 11 minutes of fun, ideation and creative thinking for elearning instructional design. Enjoy


DRIVER – A Repeatable, Agile, Methodology to Generate Learning & Performance Guidance

Living in Learning

My own gap for the first 20 years of my L&D career was never considering there was a need to engage at PoW. Training WAS the standard solution after all, so why look beyond the obvious? Obviously, our L&D team were more focused on efficiently and effectively transferring knowledge which by the way was what we were scoped and compensated to do.


Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Warning: Snake Oil

Clark Quinn

So this just appeared in my email this morning. Can you tell what’s wrong? “The next generation of L&D is here. Millennials are quickly becoming the majority of the world’s workforce. They will need training to become successful leaders.


The Link Between the Employees’ Trust and a Better Work Environment

Your Training Edge

There is a key link that is missing in many modern companies. It leaves gaps and voids between people and inhibits their willingness to work as a team. As a result, levels of employee retention and productivity are taking a nosedive across industry sectors.


Get the Scoop on Learning DevCamp

eLearning Brothers

Do you know what to expect at Learning DevCamp 2018 ? eLearning Brothers welcomed two guest speakers to our webinar “stage” to discuss Learning DevCamp 2018.


Inclusive Delivery: Ensure Your Blended Learning Strategy Meets Diverse Demands

InSync Training

What do you know about the changing demographics of the United States? Pew Research Center found that, “Americans are more racially and ethnically diverse than in the past, and the U.S. is projected to be even more diverse in the coming decades.” With the U.S. becoming more diverse, and with this shift in the population demographic, comes the need to diversify learning solutions.


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.

LearnDash in Miami


The LearnDash team is heading to WordCamp Miami, will we see you there? This coming weekend the LearnDash team is making their way to Florida to participate in the 10th annual WordCamp Miami conference. If you are interested in WordPress and have the ability to attend then we would love to see there!


Sexism and Harassment Are Rampant in the Workplace

The Peformance Improvement

BRUSSELS — For the first time, a Belgian criminal court has convicted a man of “sexism in the public space,” for verbally abusing a female police officer who tried to question him after he was seen jaywalking.


Developing a Leadership Bench

Your Training Edge

Creating a leadership bench takes the skill of a coach and the precision of an engineer. But there are five distinct steps you can take to build your leadership bench – and keep it moving. First, and most obvious, you must create and maintain a leadership development program.


Go For It – Goal Setting Tips Part 2

eLearning Brothers

By now, you’ve used the steps in the Dream tip to identify your one dream. So what is your one dream? Is it a personal or work-related one? Let’s take a look at how we turn that dream into a goal.


2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

Storytelling + Microlearning = A Magical Modern Learning Combination

InSync Training

When designing and facilitating training, we can gain inspiration from an important source: the human brain. Research shows that we naturally make better connections when listening to stories and that short bursts of learning helps us better retain information. So how to we leverage these benefits for improved ROI on our training, and more engaging experiences for our modern learners ? Laura Goodrich, Global Workforce Innovator at GWT Next, recommends cinematic microlearning.


How Do You Learn to Teach Online? Here are 9 Tips!


Tips to help online educators plan their first course. With online education a growing force on the market, more enterprising individuals than ever before are finding themselves inspired to launch an online course of their own. However, for many of these potential educators, the first hurdle is learning how to teach a course. If you’ve never taught a class before, there are some fundamentals you should be familiar with before you begin.


Top 5 Benefits of Online Learning for Teachers

Lambda Solutions

Access to online learning resources has triggered a revolution in classroom settings from K-12 all the way up to postsecondary institutions. eLearning is no longer a simple byproduct of the age of information and access to the internet, it’s become an invaluable resource to educators and classroom teachers, harnessing a new model of knowledge sharing wherein students now possess the tools to learn at their own pace. open source eLearning solutions eLearning for teachers