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Branching Scenario Prototype in Twine

Experiencing eLearning

I built this branching scenario prototype in Twine , a free, open source tool for creating nonlinear stories. This scenario is moderately complex, with a total of 17 pages (or passages in Twine terminology) and 8 different endings. The ideal path has 5 decisions to reach the best conclusion.

Your E-Learning Course Needs Better Checklists

LearnDash

Checklists can be a helpful learning aid—when they’re used correctly. Ask enough people how they feel about checklists, and you’ll probably notice that most fall into one of two camps: they either love them, or they hate them. For such a simple tool, checklists evoke strong reactions.

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Measuring Impact (or not)

Clark Quinn

So I saw a twitter thread pointing to an argument about how ROI is dead. And, well, that’s largely okay with me. However, the trigger for the post was from the results of Chief Learning Officer 2020 State of Learning report. And, when I saw them, I saw some problems.

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How 2020 Is Different & Top Tips from 16 Years of Holiday Stressbusters

InSync Training

For the past 16 years it’s been an InSync tradition to offer a free “Holiday * Stressbusters” session in late November.

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Virtual Training Delivery Success: Tried and Tested Tips

Infopro Learning

There has already been a steady increase in the number of employees who worked remotely. Before the events of this year more 4 million people were already working from home at least part of the time (1). However this year we have seen a large jump in remote teams due to recent events.

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Top 8 Online Course Trends for 2021

LearnDash

Wondering what skills are in demand right now? Here are some of the most popular course trends to prepare for 2021. It’s been a red-letter year for online learning.

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5 top employee skills organizations will look for in 2021

Gyrus

Organizations today need personnel with new-age skills as the operating dynamics for businesses across all industry sectors undergo a paradigm shift. Read the blog to know about some must-have skills for employees for the future

Celebrating National Thank You Note Day Throughout the Year

ej4 eLearning

National Thank You Note Day is officially celebrated on December 26th, but don’t you think expressing written gratitude is a good habit anytime? I think the spirit of this day is focused on a handwritten note, but I would argue that a thank you email can be effective, especially in the workplace.

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E-Learning Provocateur

In Roses are red , I proposed definitions for oft-used yet ambiguous terms such as “competency” and “capability” Not only did I suggest a competency be considered a task, but also that its measurement be binary: competent or not yet competent.

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

Unprecedented Impact: 5 eLearning Industry Trends You Need To Know In 2020

Lambda Solutions

Our eLearning experts weigh in and analyze 2020’s unprecedented impact on eLearning industry trends in 2020 so that you can take full advantage of new and expanding opportunities. The eLearning industry at a glance….

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The mind science behind microlearning

Upside Learning

Are you a fan of Pringles chips? Ever wondered what goes into their making? Let’s try to summarize the 20-minute process of making one tube of Pringles in less time than it takes for one chip from the neat pile to travel to your mouth.

How to Support a Successful Healthcare LMS Implementation

TOPYX LMS

Healthcare training software is an invaluable asset to all healthcare companies.

Four Ways to Utilize Customer Education To Deliver Dynamic Results

Dashe & Thomson

In recent years, customer education and training has become a large part of the learning and development field. Companies are beginning to understand the utility of an educated customer base and are developing training solutions to improve business outcomes.

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The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

Post Traumatic Growth: The 4 W’s of Organizational Trauma Informed Communication

Allen Interactions

Post Traumatic Growth: The 4 W’s of Organizational Trauma Informed Communication. We live and lead in a time of chronic crisis, swimming upstream in an unyielding wave of stress inducing events.

Webinar: 5 Keys to Unlock Storytelling in Your eLearning

eLearning Brothers

You already know that adding stories to your eLearning can make it more engaging, but what makes a good story? Storytelling is a universally loved art, and there are some time-tested techniques guaranteed to get your audience's attention and leave a lasting impression.

A small nudge for the learner; a giant push to build a productive habit

Upside Learning

Is there a connection between the image of a fly and learning? There is! Enter the urinal at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam. This is where you will see the famous fly, strategically placed inside the bowl. Result?

4 Ways to Overcome Employee Onboarding Challenges During the Pandemic

TOPYX LMS

Onboarding new hires during a pandemic is no small feat. Not only is there mass stress over COVID-19, but many employees are working and training from home. Companies around the globe must adjust to the new normal if they want to continue to successfully onboard people as the health crisis plays out.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

4 Foundations of Successful Remote Onboarding in 2021

Wisetail

Even in the best of times, building a remote onboarding program can be challenging. Luckily, we here at Wisetail know a few things about onboarding. Check out these four keys to successful remote onboarding from two of our experts, and make sure you’re prepared for the year ahead.

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OpenSesame partners with Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning to increase access to world-class leadership experiences

OpenSesame

PORTLAND, OR – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of leadership development solutions from Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning to its comprehensive catalog of 20,000+ elearning courses, delivering high-impact digital learning content that drives business results. “We

Say Your Final Goodbye to Flash

eLearning Brothers

It’s been quite a year. But if there’s one 2020 curveball that shouldn’t be a surprise.it’s s the end of Adobe® Flash. As previously announced in July 2017, Adobe will stop distributing and updating Flash Player after December 31, 2020.

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eLearning Outsourcing: Key Drivers

Upside Learning

For ages, cost savings has molded most eLearning outsourcing decisions. However, with the change in the eLearning outsourcing landscape cost is just one aspect when it comes to eLearning outsourcing now.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

10 ways to market your online course to generate interest and enrolments

Superb Learning

Do you feel as though your online course is not being marketed as well as it could be? Maybe you want to try and generate interest and enrolments but you just don’t quite know how, and you want to do something about this.

Fostering Corporate Leadership Skills through Online Training

CommLab India

Do you want to train your employees to become better leaders? Do you know you can leverage online training to create effective leaders? Read this blog to know how online training can foster corporate leadership in your organization. eLearning Design Online Training

When to Use Background Audio in E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Background audio is not as common as it once was in e-learning. It is a little old school. And often it is distracting. Also, with mobile technology (and some limitations playing multiple audio tracks) it may create some problems playing the way you intend it.

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How to Select the Right Authoring Tool - Part 6

eLearning Brothers

No one wants buyer’s remorse about their authoring tool. That’s why we created an eBook that helps you select the right authoring tool. The eBook covers 6 different questions to ask as you’re researching eLearning tools.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!