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Emerging Learning Technologies: Promise vs. Hype

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Go to any of the big L&D conferences or trade shows and you’ll hear buzz and conversation about virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360 video. Explore the pages of Inc., Forbes, Tech Crunch, or Mashable and you’ll find articles.

How to Design Great Learning Experiences Instead of Just Delivering Content

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6 Digital Learning Design Tips for Better User Experiences

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How to Take a Learning Experience From Miserable to Memorable

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Imagine you own a travel business. You decide to specialize in trips to Europe. It’s up to you to define the itinerary and make all decisions regarding what a group will do. Now imagine two groups of travelers and two trip purposes. One trip is for educational purposes.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Why You Need a Learning Journey Map

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Chatbots and Virtual Assistants in L&D: 4 Use Cases to Pilot in 2018

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Tech analysts predict that 2018 will be a big year for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in all its forms.

6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

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Remember when you were new to learning and development? If you really are new, congratulations and welcome to the field! If you’ve been around for a little while, I want you to think back: what do you wish you could tell your former self about what he/she is getting themselves into?

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Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

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At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. I went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report.

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Podcasts for Corporate Training: How and When to Use Them

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Ask yourself: how divided is your attention right now? Are you already composing an email response in your head? Did […]. The post Podcasts for Corporate Training: How and When to Use Them appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Learning Design Microlearning

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

The LMS Revolution is Coming. Are You Prepared?

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I was seated in the back of the room at BLP’s first annual eXLearn conference last month as Sharon Boller […]. The post The LMS Revolution is Coming. Are You Prepared? appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Training

The Design Meeting: 3 Keys to Success for Instructional Designers

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4 Ways an Onboarding Program Can Reduce Frontline Staff Turnover

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Frontline staff turnover is a serious challenge in many industries. Companies dealing with the issue often struggle to find a […]. The post 4 Ways an Onboarding Program Can Reduce Frontline Staff Turnover appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Learning Design Training

Learning Portals: Gateway to Personalization

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Change is hard, even when it’s for the better. When you are rolling out a new initiative of any sort, […]. The post Learning Portals: Gateway to Personalization appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Learning Design Training

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Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

What’s Your Plan for Product Launch Training?

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Design Thinking: Level-Up the Learner Experience

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Two years ago I was at a CLO conference in Austin, Texas. The keynote speaker asked a question that gave me pause then – and continues to drive me now. He asked, “Is the 45-minute course you created a good use of 45 minutes of the learner’s life?

Does Gamification Actually Work? Yes, and Here’s Why

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I’m a big Twitter fan; I use it to curate content and pay attention to people whose opinions I care […]. The post Does Gamification Actually Work? Yes, and Here’s Why appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Learning Games

6 Ways to Combat the Corporate Training Time Crunch

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Last month, we published the results from our 2018 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked 119 L&D professionals what challenges they face when attempting to deliver effective corporate training.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Microlearning: What It Is and What It Isn’t

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Last month, we published the results from our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us what learning trends or new training delivery methods they are most excited about for 2017. The number one answer? Microlearning.

What’s Your Plan for Product Launch Training?

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Design Thinking for Learning Professionals (Free eBook)

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Human-Centered Training: One L&D Trend to Rule Them All?

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Pretend for a moment that your target learner is a field sales rep named Kate. She has packed her schedule with customer visits. Kate is expected to not just know about a wide range of products and competitors, but be able to articulate it in a meaningful way to her highly educated customers.

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Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

Development Time for Corporate Learning: A Reality Check

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A frequent part of my job is answering the question, “How long will that take?” And my answer is based on a combination of experience, data, and knowledge about the project type.

Why Performance Consulting Matters

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Take Our 2019 Learning Trends Survey

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Training vs. Just-In-Time Resources: 5 Tools You Can Use Today

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Eight years ago, I wrote a blog post on training versus learning. I was frustrated because clients often asked for “training” courses (eLearning, in particular) when what they really wanted to do was communicate information.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

ROI and L&D: What Trainers Need to Know About Operational Results

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In January of this year, JD Dillon produced a nice blog post on insights for 2018. He curated several L&D thought leaders to share their thoughts on what L&D practitioners should focus on for 2018. He formulated a variety of questions to which they responded. The insights are good.

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The 3 Levels of Adaptive Learning

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The current buzz around adaptive learning is fueled by our collective fascination with algorithms, big data, and machine learning. The idea of creating a totally personalized, totally relevant experience for our learners is quite seductive.

The Forgetting Curve: What It Is and Why It Matters

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If you’ve been in the industry long enough, you’ve probably heard about (drum roll please) the forgetting curve. It’s an often-used, and sometimes over-used concept that refers to the human tendency to rapidly forget what we learn without subsequent relearning or reinforcement.

Do Your Learners Know the ‘Why’?

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Many learning leaders struggle to help learners feel accountable for their own growth and development. They devote time and budget to create more and more training, yet see little change. This common expression partially sums up the problem: “When you’re a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”.

A Guide to Marketing Customer Training

Most customers are not required to take training. As such, it’s crucial to create a marketing campaign that engages your training audience and demonstrates the value of your courses.

The Microlearning Hype: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

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If ATD ICE had created a word cloud for the most talked-about “new” concepts, techniques, etc, microlearning would have been the biggest word. Though the term has been around at least 20 years, it’s suddenly become “hot” and its definition has most definitely morphed.

Blended Learning 101: Basics, Benefits & Best Practices

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According to our research , the overwhelming majority of organizations use a blended learning strategy to deliver training. B lended learning is the norm, not the exception. This likely comes as no surprise to you.

eXLearn 2018 Recap: An Awesome Day of Learning

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How Fantasy Elements Improve the Learning Experience

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The idea of using whimsy and fantasy as part of a training program makes some learning leaders nervous. Will learners take the training seriously? Will serious-minded audiences be offended by the lighthearted approach? And most importantly, what will stakeholders think?

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.