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Career Advice From an Instructional Designer

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We recently hosted Dr. Scott Baird, founder of Griffin Hill, for a great webinar called Instructional Designers, Protect Your Position – Advice From Dr. Baird.

Embracing A Principle-Based Model of Instructional Design

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The Perfect eLearning Template for Back to School Season

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It’s that time of year. You’ve either been dreading it, or counting down to it. It’s back to school for teachers, students, and school staff. Whichever camp you’re in, we have an eLearning template that will get you in the mood for learning—or teaching.

To Quiz or Not to Quiz…That Is the Question

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How do you incorporate quizzes into your eLearning? Do you believe in the “quiz early, quiz often” strategy, or do you wait until the end of the course? Or do you live on the edge and say “who needs those darn quizzes anyway?”.

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3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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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Be Stylish With These New Captivate Templates

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Crunched for time? It happens! Using these new Captivate Style Templates, you can still produce a great eLearning course even when you’re under a tight deadline.

eLearning Blogs (Other Than Us) You Should Read

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We try not to be greedy here at eLearning Brothers. We want you to read our eLearning blog, of course, and we work hard to serve up useful content for you. But we understand if you want a second perspective now and then.

Create Beautiful Custom Dropdown Menus With jQuery—Storyline Edition

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I am sure one day soon Articulate will push an update that empowers us with dropdown (select) menus. But in the meantime, if you are like me you have probably avoided building them—it takes so many layers and triggers. But sometimes it really just makes sense to use a dropdown menu!

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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.

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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Word on the Street: AR/VR in Education

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It seems that everywhere you go you’re hearing about AR/VR in education. This includes using a cell phone or tablet to present a cool augmented reality as seen in Pokemon Go, or putting on a sort of headset like the Oculus Rift to give a full virtual experience.

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.

A Refreshing New Storyline Style for Summer

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Are you ready to beat the summer heat with a refreshing new Storyline Style template? We sure are. That’s why we’re loving the latest addition to our Summer 2018 Template Styles collection: Movemint. Don’t you just want to dive into this Storyline Style?

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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.

Create Beautiful Custom Dropdown Menus With jQuery—Captivate Edition

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I am sure one day soon Adobe Captivate will push an update that empowers us with dropdown (select) menus. But in the meantime if you are like me you have probably avoided building them (tons of layers/triggers). But sometimes it really just makes sense to use a dropdown (select) menu!

Micro-Learning: Why Aren’t You on the Bandwagon?

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It’s no secret that technology has evolved tremendously over the past decade, and it’s not stopping anytime soon. We live in an era where people are constantly seeking a faster, better way of doing things.

Looking for Business Ethics Training? Look No Further.

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Some situations that push ethical boundaries are obvious—others less so. The definition of “ethics” varies dramatically among industries, and rules change when dealing with governmental agencies or international employees or customers.

The Scoop on SHRM 18

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eLearning Brothers just returned from the SHRM 2018 Annual Conference & Exposition, and boy are our arms tired! It was a week of non-stop handing out bro bands and other awesome swag. Man, I saw it coming and I just couldn’t stop myself. In all honesty, though, what a conference this was!

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.

5 Updated Storyline Games You Have to See

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You asked for it, you got it! Many users have been passionately requesting updated Storyline games and we just can’t say no to our rockstar family! Five of our most popular Storyline games now feature beautiful new graphics and are available in Storyline 3 and Storyline 360.

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This Lectora Template Style Is Totally Rad

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It’s time to have some fun! The 80s Neon Style is the newest one of our Template Styles to hit the Lectora Template Library. I personally love this Lectora Template Style—the colors, the fun fonts, it’s just all totally rad.

2018’s 10 Most Popular PowerPoint Assets (So Far)

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Our PowerPoint templates are loved far and wide. It’s true. They are some of the most downloaded templates in our library! In fact, just in 2018 we’ve already had 14,000 downloads from our PowerPoint library alone. So today I want to take a look at the ones that have been the most popular thus far.

Finding Design Inspiration

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As a graphic designer, I need to tap into my creativity on a daily basis. Creativity, like any other mental or physical activity, becomes easier, and more natural, the more we use it.

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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.

Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

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For many learning organizations, the term “AGILE” has become a hot topic.

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A Q&A with the Queen of Customizable Courseware

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Today I sat down with Chris Willis, Senior Product Manager for Customizable Courseware , and got the scoop on this growing catalog of fully built, fully customizable training courses.

Mid-Year Report: 2018 eLearning Trends

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We’re just a bit over halfway through 2018. Man, did time fly. So much has happened already in 2018: we earned a learning technology award, attended some awesome conferences like ATD ICE and SHRM , hosted our own conference eLBX , released Safety Training Customizable Courseware, moved offices , etc.

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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.

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.

Webinar: The Hero’s Journey: Elements in Learning Games

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Today’s learners expect a lot from their learning games. Grabbing their attention and keeping it requires. technology that features amazing graphics, feature functionality, badges, and all manner of techno-wizardry.

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From the Archives: Our Top 5 Webinars

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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. Want to guess which webinars were the most popular? Okay, that’s fine. We were going to tell you anyway. drumroll*.

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!

The Twill Theme Will Make Your Camtasia Content Shine

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Using video for eLearning is no new idea. But making nice looking videos for eLearning, that can be hard to come by. Luckily TechSmith’s Camtasia is here to help you quickly and easily make eLearning videos that look great!

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.

Learning and the Brain

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There’s a new movement called Organizational Psychology. It’s about using psychology to make sure you hire the right people, develop the people you have, and understand employee engagement. Sounds a lot like what L&D departments do, right?

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Slips, Trips, and Falls: Safety Training Is Here to Catch You

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5,190 workers were killed on the job in 2016. That averages out to more than 99 a week or more than 14 deaths every day. Those are sobering statistics. If you want to keep your workers safe, you need to educate them on safety guidelines. Isn’t that OSHA’s job?” you might ask.

These Rockstars Are Speaking at eLBX 2018

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We have a star-studded roster of speakers and panelists at the upcoming eLBX 2018 user conference extravaganza on June 11, 2018. Today, we’re introducing you to a few of them.

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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Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

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.