7 e-Learning Trends You Should Follow in 2018

Your Training Edge

2018 has already seen some traction in this area of e-learning, and as we proceed towards 2019, we will see more organizations investing in such technologies and exploring their potential. And as we move into the last quarter of 2018, we can already see how popular the technology has become. And in 2018, we are also seeing a massive improvement in the implementation of social learning among the corporate training courses for better communication and learning.

2018 Top 5 Product updates

eCoach

As 2018 is drawing to a close, we take a look back at the Top 5 product updates that have been implemented for online training in our authoring and LMS all-in-one platform this year. In 2018 the product team hooked us up to Zapier. Check out more on this awesome new feature in our help article. The Document Upload template is a super versatile lesson template that has many uses. The post 2018 Top 5 Product updates appeared first on eCoach.

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018

learnWorlds

You can learn a valuable lesson through failure that will get you that much closer to your success. Objectives tell the learner or us how they will be able to know, whether or not they have learned and understood the lesson. This way the instructor can see in which ways they can shape each lesson around their main priorities for learning. Your choices on learning strategies, lesson material, and instructional activities. Get your school now! Try for FREE.

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Micro lesson plan: How to make the best in 4 Steps

Ed App

In this article, Ed Microlearning’s Instructional Design team – which has created an inordinate amount of micro lessons and courses – give their advice on creating the best micro lesson plan. The 4 Steps to creating the best micro lesson plan. Start by telling them what the lesson is. If all of the information is important, consider splitting the information into multiple lessons. We find using four slides is an optimal number for directed-focus lessons.

ATD 2018: A Conference for the Books

Litmos

This week we learned an important lesson: it is possible to drink too much coffee. The post ATD 2018: A Conference for the Books appeared first on Litmos. Articles ELearning Industry NewsThis week, the Litmos team jet-setted to sunny San Diego for the 75th annual ATD International Conference and Exposition. This conference is the largest event for talent development professionals worldwide and Litmos was beyond excited to a Platinum sponsor.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, November 5, 2018, 8AM – 9AM PT: Shifting Your Talent Strategy to Focus on Fulfillment and Purpose (Free for ATD members) Imperative leads global research on purpose at work. Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Selling, Developing, and Delivering a Modern Learning Program for Financial Services (Free for ATD members) Disruption is the new normal in the financial services industry, and that’s made learning and development more important than ever.

Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things

Learnloft

Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway. I guarantee you these four lessons directly contribute: 1. A version of this article just appeared on Inc.com. development elearning Leadership Learning Marketing Microlearning Millennials social learning business business leader business lessons leader leaders leadership development lessons organizational development world cup

Optimize Your Training: Lessons from the Airline Industry

Training Orchestra

To optimize training resources and attempt to parallel the airline industry’s achievements, check out our article in Learning Technologies UK e-Magazine: Optimise Your Training : Lessons from the Airline Industry. In this article, you will learn: The parallels between the training and airline industries. The post Optimize Your Training: Lessons from the Airline Industry appeared first on Training Orchestra

Friday Finds | March 16, 2018

Mike Taylor

I’ve really been enjoying the Farnam Street newsletter by Shane Parrish ( @farnamstreet ) lately and this article is a great example why. A Training Design Lesson My Daughter’s Basketball Team. It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. – John Wooden. It is March Madness time here in the U.S. when lots of people are focused on basketball.

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5 Distance Learning Lessons for Higher Ed from the Business World

Litmos

They’re hired by a college because they know a lot about a certain subject, and they learn how to teach or organize a lesson in one of two ways: By trial and error in the classroom. A 2018 mobile learning study from the University of Central Florida (UCF) found that 99.8%

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile

LearnDash

As a portable device, learners not only have access everywhere , they are also able to pick up lessons exactly where they left them off. They can start a lesson at home over breakfast, drive to work, and resume the lesson on their lunch break. Mobile lessons are also ideal for delivering short bursts of content throughout the day. How can mobile learning make blended classrooms more effective?

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. In it, Microassist Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny briefly introduces a list of diverse, informative, and recently published articles related to learning and development. I wrote an article for TD Magazine that can help.

The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 10, 2018

Mike Taylor

A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.” – Thomas Jefferson. The views were fabulous, the lessons were plentiful and I’m grateful for the opportunity to share them with my family. (I’m This article by Yael L. Maxwell ( @TCTMD_Yael ) is about cardiologists, but the lessons apply to us all. Looking for a previous edition? Check out the archives. “A

14 Badge Ideas to Engage and Motivate Learners

LearnDash

I can see awarding this to learners who finish a course within a certain period of time, or who complete a certain number of lessons in a day. Offer a badge for exploring the library and reading/downloading articles. Scholar: For completing a lesson. This is an easy badge to level up as the learner completes more lessons. How to use badges to build habits, encourage socialization, and teach learners how to use your system.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | December 21, 2018

Mike Taylor

In his most recent article, talks about how the knowledge economy and the need for teamwork have increased the need for effective collaboration and psychological safety in learning organizations. Top 10 Behavioral Scientist Articles of 2018. From practical tips to disconnect, or ways to refocus your attention to advice on optimizing your life, hiring processes at work (and more) these 10 Behavioral Scientist articles have something for everyone.

How to Encourage Continuous Learning through Your Course

LearnDash

Keep lessons bite-sized. Of course, few learners will be able to build a habit if the lessons themselves are designed to fit a longer format. Learners can pause a video and return to it later, or set aside an article and pick it up the next day, but stopping and starting in that way disrupts their experience. Instead, send your learners subtle notifications either by email or on their phone to remind them to sign in and complete their next lesson.

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5 Ways to Help Learners Stick with Your Course

LearnDash

But a micro-lesson , or even something as small as logging into a the LMS every day can help learners stay engaged. And, once they log in, they may easily decide to stay to complete a short lesson or quiz. Create lessons that dovetail with daily routines. Maybe you deliver lessons in audio format so that your learners can listen while they drive to work. Or you can keep lessons the right length to fit in to a lunch break.

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What Can the E-Learning Industry Learn from Omnichannel?

LearnDash

But, insofar as learners can engage with the course across these platforms, content should be accessible and in-sync with the lesson plan. The learner heads to work, but wants to review a lesson during their lunch break. Their earlier sign-in makes it easier for them to integrate with the learning group on Facebook, where they connect with other learners and share interesting articles to the group. Omnichannel e-learning is the next logical step from blended learning.

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users

LearnDash

Anthony: This site, we just did a, the site now has facelift, if anyone has seen the Fit Father project before, It looks good as of 2018 and we did a redesign. So, large play that we attract people is through our articles, our videos. What is your customer journey from basically the minute they even land on your site, so going back to those article, but the minute they make their first purchase, what’s their journey gonna be like, how are we going to walk them from A to Z?

The Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life

mLevel

I am not going to go in depth about definitions and the science behind microlearning and gamification in this article, so if you want more background, check out our recent webinar with Karl Kapp, Author of The Gamification of Learning and Instruction as part of our Expert Series. March 2018. You can read that article here , but to sum it up, my lungs had to “learn” to function properly and gain strength by employing a simple tool in small increments each hour that I was awake.

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

On the other hand, a social networking tool might involve asking learners to share interesting related news articles to your Facebook group, or creating a special networking group on LinkedIn for course graduates. It’s not only relevant, but it’s also a great practical exercise that will give your learners hands-on experience and make the lesson more memorable. A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Stay Current or Perish

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Without turning this article into a lecture or a history lesson, you need only look back 10 years and compare the technologies then to what’s available today. by Kevin Smith, COTP. Not that many years ago, computer technicians were limited to being just that: computer technicians. They installed memory chips (RAM), replaced hard drives, changed video cards, and instructed users on how to use these new and mysterious machines.

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

In this article, she talks about the journey towards digital learning in academic settings and offers some key lessons she has learned along the way. As I worked on improving my technology skills, here are some lessons I learned along the way. In today's digital learning boom, it's easy for university educators to feel like they're losing control of their own classrooms.

Another Day Another Myth-Ridden Hype Piece

Clark Quinn

The article starts by talking about millennials. And, to be fair, they do argue for good experimentation in terms of rigor in capturing data and sharing lessons learned. Some days, it feels like I’m playing whack-a-mole. I got an email blast from an org (need to unsubscribe) that included a link that just reeked of being a myth -ridden piece of hype. So I clicked, and sure enough! And, as part of my commitment to showing my thinking, I’m taking it down.

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Designing a game

Clark Quinn

One of the lessons from this was important. I wrote a journal article (with my student) that captured what I will suggest are critical realizations (still!). When I was a young academic in Australia, a colleague asked me if I would talk to some folks about a game. He knew that I had designed games before returning to grad school, and had subsequently done one on my thesis research.

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2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

If 2018 flew by quickly for you, here’s your chance to catch up on some reading. Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Article Categories.

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If Your Training Doesn’t Stick, You Need Microlearning

Learning Rebels

Twice per week until product rollout, the salespeople were provided with a variety of short videos, articles, downloadable product aids and knowledge checks through an automated mobile delivery system that tracked use. If you want people to challenge the status quo at all levels, you must teach employees how to do so and then consistently reinforce the lessons.

24 New Lectora Online Support Videos You Should Watch

eLearning Brothers

These videos use our Customizable Courseware lessons as examples, but they’re also a great way to get familiar with using Lectora Online for any eLearning project. Take a look at all the videos and articles from eLearning Brothers Support now: Support. Support.eLearningBrothers.com is your source for tutorials and how-to videos related to all your favorite eLearning authoring tools.

This Coach’s Uncommon Response Reminds Us of an Important Leadership Lesson

Learnloft

Here’s why it’s so important and Wiliams taught us all an important leadership lesson. As a leader, it’s a lesson that seems so simple on the surface but when we actually look at the sheer amount of decisions we make every day you start to see how important this lesson is. This article originally appeared on Inc.com. Anyone who has watched a college basketball game knows the team who is playing at home typically has an enormous home court advantage.

Viral Chick-fil-A Video Points Out 1 Critical Lesson Every Organization Must Remember

Learnloft

” While she had me and I am sure you laughing, she then delivered a message that should make Dan Cathy and the leadership team at Chick-fil-A proud and is a lesson for all businesses restaurant or not. Take care of you people and your people will take care of you, that’s the lesson today. “Take care of you people and your people will take care of you, that’s the lesson today. A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com.

Optimizing Ideation

Litmos

Sharing the lesson learned, regardless of outcome, is as important as the actual experiment. Articles Enterprise Learning Learning Corporate Training Design eLearning elearning advice Learning and developmentI’ve a personal mantra that you have to generate a lot of ideas to get a collection of good ones. It’s somewhat of a joke, as I like to believe I have lots of good ideas, but it’s also true.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In an earlier article, I described how I created an eLearning lesson that has GoAnimate characters discussing some spreadsheet problems. At a certain point, the lesson zooms in on a character’s computer screen, and suddenly a software simulation starts in Adobe Captivate. The voice of one of the screen characters becomes the voice who is guiding my learner through the spreadsheet lesson. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

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Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

We are nearing the end of 2018. When we published our list of ‘Workplace Learning Trends in 2018’ in January this year; we listed the following: Augmented and Virtual Reality. This brilliant article encapsulates the challenges of concentrating on one task at a time. By comparing historical data with the data generated by algorithms that monitor student-instructor interactions; institutions can create better lesson plans that help both students and teachers mutually.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Stay Current or Perish

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Without turning this article into a lecture or a history lesson, you need only look back 10 years and compare the technologies then to what’s available today. by Kevin Smith, COTP. Not that many years ago, computer technicians were limited to being just that: computer technicians. They installed memory chips (RAM), replaced hard drives, changed video cards, and instructed users on how to use these new and mysterious machines.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Stay Current or Perish

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Without turning this article into a lecture or a history lesson, you need only look back 10 years and compare the technologies then to what’s available today. by Kevin Smith, COTP. Not that many years ago, computer technicians were limited to being just that: computer technicians. They installed memory chips (RAM), replaced hard drives, changed video cards, and instructed users on how to use these new and mysterious machines.

Embracing A Principle-Based Model of Instructional Design

eLearning Brothers

Lesson Design (i.e. Read more instructional design articles on the blog and sign up for a free Template Library account to practice your new skills!

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A lesson to teach? 59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.** by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A product to market? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By  By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video. 64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video. On top of that – whiteboard animations are FUN and easy to create with VideoScribe!

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A lesson to teach? 59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.** by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A product to market? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By  By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video. 64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video. On top of that – whiteboard animations are FUN and easy to create with VideoScribe!

6 Ways to Encourage Informal Learning in the Workplace

LearnDash

Many of us don’t think of this as learning, because it doesn’t match the kinds of formal learning we recognize from the classroom—lectures, seminars, and organized lessons. If you have an internal forum, you could create a discussion board dedicated to interesting articles. How to help build informal learning habits in your office. For almost any business, the key to staying ahead in a competitive marketplace rests in the hands of its employees.

With 1 Sentence John McCain Taught 3 Lessons For You to Remember About Leadership

Learnloft

On Saturday, August 26th, 2018, he lost his battle with Brain Cancer at the age of 81. A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. There are those who speak about leadership and then, there are those who are leaders. John McCain is the latter. Surviving nearly six years as a Vietnam Prisoner of War, this great American hero went on to serve as Senator of Arizona. Despite his unsuccessful run for President in 2008, McCain’s achievements amounted to plenty.