2016 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

The Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies’ 10th Anniversary ‘Top Tools for Learning’ Survey closes midday UK time on Friday 23 September 2016. Last year’s ‘Top 10 Tools Survey results are here I’ve listed my 2016 votes (in the ‘Personal & Professional Learning category) below.

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Rebooting your Training for 2016

Your Training Edge

Just as a glimpse, I can tell you that we are going to introduce certain preparatory requirements, training for new instructors and mini-lessons that can help people in organizing and conducting workshops. In 2016, this seems to be one of the norms that will help rebooting training.

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. 11 Leadership Lessons from Puppy Training. This article offers some advice on the question.

L&D lessons from learning games research

Sponge UK

Hays set out to find evidence of the effectiveness of learning games by analysing articles on the practice. In 2005 he looked at 105 articles on learning games on behalf of the Naval Air Warfare Center Trainings Systems Division.

The Ultimate Free Library of 2016 Training And Learning Content

WalkMe Training Station

The year of 2016 is coming to an end! Before we start celebrating the holidays, creating our New Year’s resolution and moving towards a new year of beginnings, we should take a chance to reflect on all the wonderful lessons we learned over the year.

The happy selfscanner: lessons about introducing new technologies

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

When scanning a second article, I heard KATCHIENG a cash register sound. My supermarket introduced self-scanners. I'm not someone who is at the forefront of any new technology. For instance I'm secretly against the microwave.

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3 Things We Can All Learn From the 2016 Presidential Election

CLO Magazine

I’m a sucker for the wise things people say in public places, and while the father’s admonishment to his son that evening at the train station was meant literally — essentially, get your butt down the escalator, please — it resurfaced for me as the 2016 presidential election results came in.

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Developers’ Perspective – Re:Develop 2016

Unicorn Training

If you'd like to find out more about the Re:Develop conference, you can do so by checking out their website here.Photo credits throughout this article to We Are Base. Never disappoint a child with a promise you can't keep. What’s this got to do with eLearning?

The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

Origin Learning

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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Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. This, my friend, is that second article. Because that’s the whole point of this article.

CDSM shortlisted to win Collaborative Partnership of the Year at the ESTnet Awards 2016

CDSM

We are proud to reveal that CDSM has been shortlisted for ‘Collaborative Partnership of the Year’ at the 2016 ESTnet Awards. The winners of ESTnet Awards 2016 will be announced at a ceremony held at the Wales Millennium Centre on 2 nd March 2016.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

An example of a spaced eLearning approach might be one microlearning lesson every day. For example, posting a link to a noteworthy eLearning article or video will give online learners the chance to expand their knowledge base.

xAPI Community

Torrance Learning

I just returned from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2016, where I learned all sorts of groovy stuff: cool tricks for Adobe Connect, the value of microvideo, best practices for MOOCs. However, as is often the case, the most potent lesson didn’t come from any of the fabulous presenters’ direct instruction.

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Helping Learners Pay More Attention: Can Classroom Strategies Work for e-learning?

G-Cube

In a classroom scenario, students are physically present in their classes, but not paying attention to all the lessons being taught. An article ‘Why can’t students just pay attention’ , throws light on the importance of increasing the attention span of the learners.

5 Lessons for Designing Engaging E-Learning Interactions…From Project Runway

ATD Learning Technologies

Last month, I had the honor of speaking at the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference in Las Vegas. Editor’s Note: This article is reposted from Allen Interaction’s E-Learning Leadership Blog

Why video is the superior tool for learning

Your Training Edge

In this article, you would be exploring why video is still considered an integral and superior tool for learning and development. This allows widespread learning of the lessons that were geographically isolated once. Copyright 2016 Bryant Nielson.

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Using LearnDash for Schools

LearnDash

In this article I will share some of the relevant features and add-ons used within the classroom (traditional education) setting. Resources – Other useful articles and resources worth reviewing. Lesson Drip-Feeding.

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Check Out The Features In Version 2.3!

LearnDash

These view permissions are restricted to the LearnDash course, lesson, topic, and quiz pages. This addition really opens up the possibilities you have for your LearnDash courses as it means your course content is no longer confined to only the lessons of a course.

IDEA: Crowdsourcing Course Content

LearnDash

Wikipedia takes a crowdsource approach to its articles. Imagine a scenario where you have a public repository available so that people can contribute to different lessons and topics of your course.

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Blended Learning and The Flipped Classroom: What’s the Difference?!

Learnkit

There are a number of articles explaining each learning methodology but it’s tough to find anything that clearly explains the difference between the two and when to use one over the other.

Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable

Everwise

Elizabeth Borges, Program Manager for EverwiseWomen , says, she’d already been looking for better ways to bring men into the conversation around gender parity in the workplace long before the Harvard Business Review article was published. The post Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable appeared first on Everwise. Achieving gender parity in the workplace has never been a simple goal. The obstacles to true equality are abundant.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

Also, if an English course offers mobile learning options to students, mobile devices will almost surely be used to study lessons, complete quizzes, track progress, communicate with peers, etc. It’s tough to determine how many native English speakers there are in the world today.

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How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

Also, if an English course offers mobile learning options to students, mobile devices will almost surely be used to study lessons, complete quizzes, track progress, communicate with peers, etc. It’s tough to determine how many native English speakers there are in the world today.

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Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

Practically, micro learning could entail a learner watching a tutorial on YouTube or reading a 300- to 500-word educational article. In his article The Story Behind Micro Learning, David Cutler wrote about the problems that crop up when micro learning is used too liberally.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine. But effective social learning won’t just happen by using the new enterprise social technologies, there are some key lessons that can be learned from those who have offered formal social learning.

Essay Questions and Assignment Points!

LearnDash

You can filter by status (Graded versus Not Graded), as well as the course and lesson of the essay. Here you can award points and update the status of the submission: The awarded points will show for the user on the lesson where they originally uploaded the assignment.

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Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

Practically, micro learning could entail a learner watching a tutorial on YouTube or reading a 300- to 500-word educational article. In his article The Story Behind Micro Learning, David Cutler wrote about the problems that crop up when micro learning is used too liberally.

What is Microlearning?

Grovo

Much of the training employees sat through was time-consuming and nowhere near the situations in which the lessons could be applied. Check out some of these articles to find out how. Learning at work is all about getting better at what you do.

Training Employees Actually Makes Them Smarter

TOPYX LMS

The article How Learning Management Systems Support Deep Learning says, “Deep learning happens when each learner is offered a truly personalized learning experience. Customized learning paths, a common LMS feature, basically takes a course and slices it up into several easy-to-absorb lessons.

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Personalized Learning: What is it and What are it’s Benefits?

Learnkit

There’s no shortage of studies, interviews, and articles praising its effectiveness. They have the ability to quickly move through lessons they are confident with and take their time reviewing lessons that are more complex.

eLearning: Attention, Attention!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel        A few years ago I wrote about the  perfect playtime for an eLearning lesson (or module). According to Microsoft and an article  published online by Time , we now lose our concentration in a mere  8 seconds.

How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

The Huffington Post’s article Research Confirms Video Improves Learning Results says , “On the student side of things, video may be the best way to improve learning styles, especially when it comes to remembering key facts and figures. Training is like oxygen to a company.

The Driving Test: the canary in the mine for formal training?

Performance Learning Productivity

I read an article in the 19-20 March 2016 edition of China Daily while in that country. The China Daily article reported (on the basis of data obtained from the Ministry for Public Scrutiny) that China now has more than 300 million drivers, the highest in the world.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

If you stop updating later, you can call your blog posts “articles” and hide the dates so it doesn’t look like an abandoned blog. What lessons have you learned?

8 UX Questions to Answer Before You Take Sales Enablement Mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

The K-12 space often teaches corporate L&D some valuable lessons. This article published by EdSurge focuses on creating educational apps for middle schoolers and high schoolers. In 2016, more of our clients are seeking a mobile-first experience than ever before.

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