Top 10 Learning Tools 2018

Clark Quinn

Every year of late, Jane Hart has polled about people’s top 10 learning tools. From this, she creates a list of the top 100 learning tools. MS Word: writing is one of the first ways I make sense of the world. this blog): is the other way I write and make sense of the world.

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Business Writing that Works: 3 Key Principles

Your Training Edge

Writing may be an art, and business may be, well a business, but when you combine these two entities, inconceivable success will be what you’re left with! Imagine that you are a finance executive with excellent writing skills, but your target audience is a mystery shopping firm.

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ATD ICE 2018: It’s a Wrap, Krissy Richard

Learning Rebels

ATD ICE 2018: It’s a WRAP! ATD ICE 2018 – Another one in the books. I get forever frustrated with learning professionals who tell me that they cannot find any sessions to learn from …ARE YOU KIDDING ME? The learning opportunities are endless!

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Meaningful Change for L&D in 2018 – According to the Experts


That’s why I wanted to do something a bit more practical for our curated January blog post. My goal is to provide specific, achievable ideas you can use this year to evolve your L&D (learning and development) practices for the better. You should connect add them to your professional networks immediately and read everything they ever write—seriously! Founder, Centre for Learning. & Senior Learning Strategist. President, Work-Learning Research, Inc.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

7 e-Learning Trends You Should Follow in 2018

Your Training Edge

There was a time when e-learning was limited to the education sector only, that too in its basic form. Notably, the corporate sector has received some satisfying results since they have started to blend e-learning techniques into their training programs.

How to Write an RFP for LMS Vendors

Web Courseworks

An RFP, or Request for Proposal, allows you to outline what you are looking for in your ideal Learning Management System vendor and creates a standardized form or checklist for all would-be vendors to follow.

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Writing Smart Questions – The Science of Questions, Quizzes, and Assessments


September 2018 This hands-on private workshop on how to write effective assessments was delivered for one of my Fortune 100 clients, but you can get it for your team, too. This hands-on workshop covers: The Testing Effect – The role of testing in the learning process Finding the Right Type of […].

Webinar: Writing Much More Better

eLearning Brothers

Earlier this week we had a spectacular webinar with one of our instructional designers, Dr. David Christiansen discussing writing for eLearning! As a teacher, I’ve learned to not lean on using PPTs very often, because it distracts the learners from me and from each other.

Best Customer Education Blogs: 25 Must-Reads for Learning Professionals

Talented Learning

Which blogs offer the best advice about customer education practices, strategies and technologies? In fact, most learning-related solutions are tucked into the gold column under “Customer Experience, Service and Success.” 25 Must-Read Customer Education Blogs.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018


Online learning and training have become an essential part of our society. A good idea is to reuse your blog’s content. Monetizing your blog as an online course. Writing. MOOCs were first introduced in 2006 and emerged as a popular mode of learning in 2012.

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2018 The Year of Discovery

Learning Rebels

Okay, I know I’m late, but I’m Declaring 2018 “The Year of Discovery”! There are things I have learned about myself that are both amazing and thought-provoking. Lifelong learning is about that sense of discovery. How will we apply what we have learned?

How To Write For eLearning

Your Training Edge

Keep in mind that your students are still learning and that technical words can only cause frustration. No one likes that and it’s distracting,” says Zoe James, a tech writer at Last Minute Writing and Researchpapersuk. Format for readability. “If

The 2018 Gamification At Work Survey


So in June 2018, we surveyed 400 U.S. If there’s anything we’ve learned from this survey it’s that gamification can be a powerful ally when implemented in the right way to the right people. Half of the users don’t bother sharing e-learning content on social media either.

Jane Hart’s op 200 Tools for Learning

Challenge to Learn

Jane Hart is conducting her annual Digital Learning Tools survey. Here is my top 10 for 2018. But we are actually constantly using it to create learning for our company. . We use Zoom for internal meetings, webinars and learning sessions with customers. e-Learning

ID and eLearning Links (11/18/18)

Experiencing eLearning

Exggerate a little in scenarios for learning to increase the stakes decisions without fundamentally changing themselves. tags: accessibility e-learning instructionaldesign writing universaldesign. How to Easily Move Your Blog from to

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From the Archives: Our Top 5 Webinars

eLearning Brothers

We were feeling that #ThrowbackThursday vibe today, so we decided to look back at our most popular eLearning webinars from 2017 and 2018 so far. Future of eLearning – The Millennial Apocalypse and Modern Learning Solutions. Writing Much More Better. Game-based learning.

Meet us at DevLearn 2018

Origin Learning

This year’s no different and Origin Learning will be exhibiting at the event. Visit us at Booth#905 and learn more about what we do and how we can help you meet your L&D and eLearning requirements. DevLearn 2018 E-Learning eLearning LearningTech xAPI

What I Learned at LSCon18

Experiencing eLearning

Last month, I attended the Learning Solutions 2018 Conference in Orlando. Now that I’ve had a few weeks to process and reflect, I want to summarize some of what I learned. I did a similar post last year , and it helped me reinforce and remember what I learned. Kevin Thorn: Comics for Learning. I took 5 pages of notes from this session, so this could be several blog posts on its own. Learn/Understand. Joe Fournier: Novel Writing Tricks.

What Defines an Ideal Learning Management System?

Origin Learning

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. The Evolution of the Learning Management System.

Learning Solutions 2018 Recap

Web Courseworks

I’m happy to be writing this blog post because it reminds me of warmer and sunnier days. I had the privilege of joining the ISD community at Learning Solutions 2018 in Orlando, FL this past March. I learned a lot about different learner communities by seeing the scenarios!

If You're Not Learning.

The Performance Improvement Blog

[Note: I apologize to my readers for failing to post on this blog for the past two months. Now I'm back and hope I will be able to continue writing about learning and management.] . If learning is made a part of work, time is not a barrier to learning.

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Engaging Learners with Blended Learning

Origin Learning

Did you get a chance to read the LinkedIn 2018 Workplace Learning Report ? 68% of employees prefer to learn at work. 58% of employees prefer self-paced learning. The #1 challenge for L&D teams is to get employees to learn. Yes, it is ‘Blended Learning’.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 9, 2018

Mike Taylor

From funny cartoons to serious reflections and a whole lot in between, here is what I found this week from the learning, design, and technology world. He writes every day about marketing, strategic quitting, leadership, the way ideas spread, and challenging the status quo in all areas.

How to Ask Better Training Questions

Learning Rebels

” (This post ran originally on my blog site for Litmos in January 2018. When you target everyone, no one learns. Not as a learning objective, but as a business result? Let’s wrap this up: Write these four types of questions down.

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Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

“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. Understanding Social Learning Theory. Social Learning.

Using Learning Objects as “Knowledge Packages” to Achieve Learning Objectives


Learning objects cover a single learning objective, while acting as autonomous units that can be leveraged across multiple courses. One of the main advantages with e-learning and the delivery of online training is the opportunity to serve learning objects (compliant with SCORM 1.2,

Choice is Key in Learning

Association eLearning

Focus on the learning objectives. Create a few different choices for each learning objective. If I didn’t want to write a paper I could choose to interview someone who knew about the topic instead. Focus on multi-modal learning. I was in Girl Scouts when I was younger.

7 Excellent Tips To Create Compelling E-Learning Course Descriptions, Titles and Introductions


Writing a good, attention-grabbing text is never easy, no matter what it's purposes are. Blog articlesWith education courses where descriptions, titles, introductions and all of the other elements have to be impeccable and compelling, this is even more noticeable.

How To Improve Communication in E-Learning


Effective communication in online learning can improve student outcomes and satisfaction. Learners need access to their instructors to address learning challenges and receive feedback. It’s easy for instructors to view discussion forums as the purview of the learning community, rather than their own responsibility. You could write blog posts about the topic, which you could then send to your learners when they ask you about it. online learning

The Personal Versus Personalized Learning Debate

Origin Learning

Personal Learning and Personalized Learning are two terms, which are being used interchangeably for some time now? Do both terms refer to the same type of learning? In this blog post, we look at them and see which strategy influences learning at the modern workplace.

The Essentials of Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

We have reached a stage where mobile is no longer the future of learning. Smartphones signify the present and play a significant role in learning today. How Smartphones Dominate Workplace Learning? The mobile learning market is set to grow to $37.60

Four Reasons Staff Learn Better with Video Tutorials

Your Training Edge

Unlike traditional teaching methods, youth are more inclined toward digital tools like MOOCs that help students to engage in the learning process. Well, it has been already proved that they are the best medium for learning, especially for those who are auditory or visual learners.

The Relevance of Blended Learning in Modern Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

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. Right mix of learning strategies.

The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

Origin Learning

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’. Understanding Informal Learning? Let’s take a simple example, you are learning to drive a car.