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ID—>LXD: Moving from Instructional Design to Learning Experience Design

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LXD: Moving from Instructional Design to Learning Experience Design" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;">. What’s e-learning? Today’s definition of e-learning is so broad, the term has come to mean very little.

What are Short Sims?

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Role plays. Flight simulators. Sports scrimmages. Computer games. Wargames. Erector sets. Group challenges. Acting workshops. Moot courts. These great learning experiences have a few things in common. They are all “Learning to do.” And they all get us to Short Sims.

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Dear Designer: What Type of ID Are You?

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“Dear Designer” is a new blog series on orienting novic e practitioners to the discipline of instructional design and learning experience design. Instructional Design Instructional Design Training Allen Academy Instructional Designer

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Design 100: Expectations and Experiences

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Design 100 participants have stated how fundamentally this experience can change your whole set of expectations of what is possible through e-learning. Instructional Design eLearning Academy eLearning Design Learning Experience Design

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Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Learning and Organizational Development Strategies During COVID-19 (& Flu Season)

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Christina Coidakis Barss is a teacher, lecturer, facilitator, researcher, artist, continuous improvement geek, mom, wife, equine enthusiast, and Boston Terrier addict. Her life goal is to make the world a better place by democratizing education and innovation.

Enabling an Empowered Distributed Workforce

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As the workforce becomes more distributed, it will be critical for us to create learning ecosystems that enhance collaboration, communication, and creativity while maintaining engaged and highly motivated employees. L&D Learning and Development Distributed Workforce Remote Work

A Talent Ecosystem for the Now of Work

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Using Change Management Models to Grow Organizational Success

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Rapidly occurring changes are constantly destabilizing organizational dynamics risking trust in leadership, organizational culture, and ultimately business profitability. Popular change management models may be falling short in supporting this dynamic situation.

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Join Me for a 6-Part Course on Mobile Learning

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Clark Quinn has been involved in the design, development, and/or evaluation of a wide variety of educational technologies for over 30 years.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

6-Part Course Offers Fresh Take on Designing Online Learning Experiences

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Based on the industry-leading ideas from Michael Allen’s Guide to e-Learning , this course will fundamentally change the way you perceive the design and development of digital training. eLearning Allen Academy New Course eLearning Design

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We're in this together

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These are uncertain and challenging times. This pandemic is impacting everyone at many levels and has created a global ripple effect like no other.

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Virtual Meeting Design is More Than an Agenda

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Christina Coidakis-Barss, PhD, MS, MEd, is an executive leader whose experience includes designing and implementing team interventions during 2009 H1N1 at Cleveland Clinic to leading enterprise change management during natural disasters (ex.

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End Boring e-learning: Allen Academy Adds a New 4-hour Intro Course

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Design 100 explores the fundamentals of designing effective and engaging e-learning. eLearning Allen Academy New Course eLearning Design

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Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Future Proofing: Towards Giant Steps For Learning Innovation

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…because the technology has the capacity to create and destroy, we must compose for it a great purpose; our work of invention is only half of the future… - Timothy Freeman Cook. L&D Learning and Development future proofing Learning Innovation

Dear Designer: 3 Considerations for Length When Shifting to VILT

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“Dear Designer” is a blog series on orienting novice practitioners to the discipline of instructional design and learning experience design. Instructional Design eLearning Instructional Designer VILT Learning Experience Design

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Relevance, Resilience, and Revenue: The Mission of a Chief Learning Officer

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Christina Coidakis Barss is a teacher, lecturer, facilitator, researcher, artist, continuous improvement geek, mom, wife, equine enthusiast, and Boston Terrier addict. Her life goal is to make the world a better place by democratizing education and innovation.

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How to Define and Strengthen Remote Teams

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Coidakis Barss received her Ph.D. In organizational development, sustainable systems design from Case Western Reserve University, holds a Master in Science, Strategic Leadership and a Master in Education, Instructional Design Technology. COVID-19 Coronavirus remote remote teams

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[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

Gamification: 3 Steps to Get the Recipe Right

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Ellen Burns-Johnson - September 17, 2019. There are many recipes for successful employe e engagement. Gamification is just one ingredient. Gamification isn’t just a niche term anymore.

Three Guidelines for Meaningful Microlearning

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By ELLEN BURNS-JOHNSON, Instructional Designer / @ELLENBJOHNSON L ast week, my Studio Executive and I visited a client in California. The meeting went well, so to celebrate, she and I went out for tapas. microlearning microlearning examples

Future-Proofing Your Organization Through Learning And Development

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If we want to do things differently, we need to start thinking differently. L&D Learning and Development future proofing Learning Innovation

4 Writing Principles Every eLearning Designer Should Know

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By Kody Jackson, Instructional Writer. In my time as a university teaching assistant (TA), I saw a lot of bad writing. Clauses hanging all over the place, dangling participles, comma splices…a veritable side-show horror of prose. Let’s go through my writing steps guaranteed to make you sound better.

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Just launched! 2020 Customer Education Benchmarks and Trends Report

Based on a survey of more than 250+ external education teams, Skilljar has compiled this report on current trends including budgets, integrations, team structure, and more. In this report, see how companies across a variety of industries are building, optimizing, and measuring their training programs.

Microlearning: Overcoming 4 Assumptions

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By Ellen Burns-Johnson , Instructional Designer / @EllenBJohnson. If we’re not focused on the right problems, we can’t be sure that microlearning is the right solution. The training industry’s interest in microlearning shows no signs of slowing.

What is blended learning?

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Carly Baker-Rice - September 2019. In the context of education, blended learning usually means moving some of the teaching/learning work from the human teacher to some kind of technology, used in or out of the classroom.

Q&A: Migrating ILT to Digital Delivery

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Thank you all for joining us on Thursday, March 19 for a virtual roundtable to discuss best practices for migrating ILT to Digital Delivery. Webinar ILT remote teams VILT Digital Delivery Q&A

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5 Reasons to Embrace Your Perfectly Imperfect e-Learning Course 

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By Hannah Hunter, Instructional Writer. The Perfect e-Learning Course™ is a legendary creature that changes its shape with each new technological and aesthetic trend. It is all things to all people – classic, yet also fresh, modern, and applicable to all levels of learner experience and skill.

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9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

3 Tips on Writing for Animation

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By Joslyn Schmitt, Associate Media Artist. Joslyn Schmitt e-Learning Animation

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My eLearning Hopes for 2017

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By Michael Allen , Chairman & CEO, Allen Interactions. Years seem so short as I’ve reached, um, maturity. And each year is shorter than the previous one. As the years fly by, I always wonder about the accomplishments of each previous year and how the coming year might contrast with it.

Don’t be That Guy: What Instructional Designers Can Learn from Internet Fails

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By Kody Jackson, Instructional Writer. Have you been having a rough day? Are your stakeholders sending in last-minute changes? Your SMEs running wild, their content running over into thousands of Microsoft® Word documents?

The Modern L&D Team: What Skills Do We Need?

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“We need to bring our training program into the 21st Century.”. Academy Allen Academy

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Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.