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4 Graphic Design Tips for eLearning Newbies

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As a graphic and visual designer by trade, I have had my hands on projects in many fields. As such, I’ve used and seen many techniques for creating final design deliverables.

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Setting the Standard for eLearning Assessments

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Previously, we discussed how authentic assessments can be used to continuously improve the quality of eLearning experiences. Another key to the continuous improvement of your eLearning experience is the integration of quality assessment standards into the instructional design process.

Immersing Learners in Engaging eLearning Assessments

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For many workplaces, the educational argument for integrating authentic assessments into their eLearning experiences is powerful.

Color Theory for eLearning

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We had a great webinar last week on designing visual hierarchy. Our senior designer, Stacey Wilhelmsen, touched on some elements of color while discussing visual hierarchy principles.

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How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

3 Reasons Performance Support Is Vital

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It’s time to take a moment and give performance support its due. But first, what is performance support? Performance support can take many forms, but in essence, it is task-specific guidance, support, or resources delivered at the moment of need.

For Courses That Make a Difference: Remember Your CBAs

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I’ve been designing courses for a number of years now. When I think about the training that has been the most effective, it involved helping the client to “remember their CBAs.”. I could have gone with “ABCs,” but then the process would be backwards. Let’s avoid that. So, what are the CBAs?

5 eLearning Trend Predictions for 2018

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Every year it’s fun to take a broad look at the eLearning industry and try to predict some trends that will dominate the coming months. Here are 5 trends we think you should look out for this year!

3 Reasons Why We Can’t Wait for eLBX

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eLearning Brothers has teamed up with Learning DevCamp™ to bring you a brand new conference experience on June 11, 2018—the first day of Learning DevCamp. What can you expect at this user conference extravaganza?

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

How xAPI Benefits the Learner

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xAPI has been a buzzword among eLearning professionals for a while, and rightly so. It’s very exciting to know that you can see exactly who looked at what page in your eLearning and for how long they looked at it.

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The Hero’s Journey at ATD ICE 2018

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We’re well into conference season and that means the team has been traveling across the country—and the globe—to spread eLearning awesomeness.

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Webinar: The Principles Behind Designing Visual Hierarchy

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What is visual hierarchy? A quick definition: “The arrangement or presentation of elements in a way that implies importance.”

The Benefits of a Gamified Socialized Learning Platform

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Gamified socialized learning offers the dialogue of social media platforms with the engagement and real-life rewards of a game. LMS user research done by Capterra shows that gamification is the fourth most desired eLearning feature.

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.

Why Training Fails…and What We Can Do About It

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Before becoming an instructional designer ten years ago, I was a teacher. As I reflect back on the education courses I took in graduate school, I think of a class that seemed odd at first, but then ended up being one of my favorites. It was called Change Strategies.

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Webinar: The Hard Value of Soft Skills Training

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Time and again, employer surveys reveal what most training professionals already know: soft skills are crucial for developing new hires and emerging leaders in your organization. Soft skills such as effective communication, creative problem solving, and conflict resolution build teamwork and agility.

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2018’s Hottest eLearning Styles Hit the Catwalk

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Spring styles have hit the eLearning Brothers Template Library and they are looking FRESH. Shake off those winter blues and slide into Shamrock, Flat Blue, or New Stone 2.0—now now available for Adobe Captivate AND Articulate Storyline.

Go For It – Goal Setting Tips Part 4

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We’re ready to tie this all together with Tip 4. How are you doing so far? Have you let yourself dream, and turned your dream into a goal? Are you viewing that goal often and checking yourself consistently to ensure you’re acting on it? If you are, you’re well on your way.

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

What You Need to Know About the New 508 Compliance Rules

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508 compliance—it’s the hottest topic in eLearning! Okay, that might be a stretch, but creating accessible learning is worth talking about, especially if you are employed by—or creating eLearning for—a federal agency.

Get the Scoop on Learning DevCamp

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Do you know what to expect at Learning DevCamp 2018 ? eLearning Brothers welcomed two guest speakers to our webinar “stage” to discuss Learning DevCamp 2018.

Webinar: Making Friends with your LMS

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Learning Management System, it sounds about as friendly as it is. Even just the “LMS” acronym can strike fear in hearts of mere mortals. Yours probably doesn’t do everything you want it to, but you can still learn to get along. That’s where Sam Rogers of Snap Synapse comes in.

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Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

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. One of the biggest points of confusion I’ve seen evolve in recent years is how people use the word “responsive” when speaking about device-independent eLearning. How can it be that people can interpret one word so differently?

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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.

Webinar: The Story Behind Creating Style Templates

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In this webinar, our Product Production Manager Thomas Reyes-Cairo shared the evolution of eLearning Brothers templates into Template Styles. When we first started creating templates, our goal was to make the coolest designs possible and let you customize them as needed.

Win the Game With Two Great Gamification Webinars

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Gamification is huge in eLearning, so naturally, we want to help you become a gamification rockstar. We have two webinars coming up that focus on easy ways to incorporate gamification into your next eLearning development project.

Learning Technologies and the Quest for Northern eLearning

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The Learning Brothers took to the skies for an exciting trip to London for Learning Technologies UK 2018. We always love seeing our current customers and meeting future members of the eLearning Brothers Rockstar family.

Big Brained: Smart Ways to Look at eLearning Development

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Stuck in an eLearning development rut? Sometimes you just need a fresh perspective! We’re excited to bring you two guest presenters who use their unique backgrounds and skills to help people get better eLearning content—Carmen Simon and Ivan Bigney.

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How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Webinar: Dare to Share! Power of Shared Actions in Captivate

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Discover the flexible world of shared actions and their parameters in last week’s webinar recording with expert Captivate consultant Lieve Weymeis. You will learn how to prepare, develop and test shared actions.

Go For It – Goal Setting Tips Part 2

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By now, you’ve used the steps in the Dream tip to identify your one dream. So what is your one dream? Is it a personal or work-related one? Let’s take a look at how we turn that dream into a goal.

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Webinar: What can eLearning Brothers Custom do for you?

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Last week we had our own Doug Lange give an amazing webinar showing off some recent projects by the eLearning Brothers Custom Solutions Team. This includes great work for companies like Adobe, Mercedes, Walmart, and PayPal.

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Master the Captivate Universe With Master Slides

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In a webinar about Captivate 2017 that I recently presented, there were a lot of questions that came in about Master Slides and how to use them. I addressed most of those at a high level in the webinar recap that we published on our blog, but I wanted to go a bit more in-depth on the subject.

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Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Lectora Layouts Rich With the Luck of the Irish

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Saint Patrick’s Day is approaching and that means it’s time to infuse your Lectora eLearning layouts with Irish charm—and maybe a pot of gold at the end. And if you can’t get the budget for a pot of gold, a bowl of Lucky Charms is pretty much the same thing…right?