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Hot or not: how heatmaps can transform the way you optimise your online learning

Kineo

We’ve recently talked about not needing to guess what learning your learners want, but there’s also no need to guess what they do once on your learning platform either. Enter heatmaps.

An introduction to behavioural economics for business impact

Kineo

Cast your mind back: what was your new year’s resolution? Mine – to read more on the bus to work - is such a distant memory, I had abandoned it by the end of January. It didn’t seem too ambitious at the time, but it turned out it was.

My Apprenticeship: A Stepping Stone to the Future

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Well that's a wrap folks! I've finished my apprenticeship as a Marketing Apprentice at City & Guilds Kineo. And boy have I learnt a lot in just one year.

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4 Reasons Why You Should Use Selfie Videos In Elearning

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We talk a lot about storytelling in elearning. But all too often we jump straight to fiction so we can create a story that neatly ticks our learning objective boxes and is perfectly on brand. The result?

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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.

Spoiler alert: why you should be excited about Totara 9

Kineo

It’s been a year since Totara announced the release of Totara 9, and as the clock ticks down to the latest release, we thought we’d share why you should be joining us in New Year’s Eve-style anticipation.

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Could You Shock Your Learners With Interactive Video?

Kineo

As a new Lead Learning Designer at City & Guilds Kineo, I’ve been lucky enough to be able look through our back catalogue of courses recently. One of the things that I think we do really well here is experiential elearning.

4 Reasons Why You Should Use Selfie Videos In Elearning

Kineo

We talk a lot about storytelling in elearning. But all too often we jump straight to fiction so we can create a story that neatly ticks our learning objective boxes and is perfectly on brand. The result?

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How my Apprenticeship helped me into my chosen career

Kineo

Let me take you back to August 2011. It’s A-Level results day and there I am, clutching my brown envelope containing what was to either guarantee my place in my chosen University or make for some awkward “you did your best” conversations over dinner.

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5 digital learning trends for 2018 and beyond

Kineo

OK, so why are we already thinking about next year’s learning trends when we’re only halfway through 2017? Well, I think we would all agree that the world is moving at such a pace that we need to look forward and prepare now for some changes that are likely to impact the L&D community next year.

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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.

Interactive in the limelight: our 12 tips for great interactive video

Kineo

Interactive video has burst into the limelight – it’s engaging, interesting and has a bit of glitz. And importantly has bags of potential for delivering learning content. But only if you get it right.

Becoming a Lead Learning Designer

Kineo

Have you ever wanted to be a learning designer but don’t know how to get there? This video shares the journey from teacher to designer and how Simon Rupniak made the move. .

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Still shaping the future of learning: the story of Kineo

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Time flies when you’re having fun. At least that’s how it feels at Kineo when we reflect that we’ve been in business now for over a decade. But what set us in motion still remains true – we still care passionately about shaping the future of learning.

5 ways a survival horror game can inspire interactive video design

Kineo

Whether you enjoy fighting a horde of never-ending zombies in Resident Evil or putting yourself through the intense anxiety that Five Nights at Freddy’s can bring, there’s a wide range of horror gaming experiences that even the most sheepish of gamers can enjoy.

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.

Welcome To The Digital Learning World [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kineo

If you didn't think so before now, you only have to look around you to know we're well and truly in the realms of a digital learning world.

Five Reasons You Need To Use Virtual Classrooms

Kineo

Have you ever tried to assemble flat-pack furniture by following a set of printed instructions? If you have, you’ve probably experienced the frustration and confusion that can result from having a complex process or idea explained to you through a single medium.

City & Guilds Group acquires e3Learning

Kineo

The City & Guilds Group has acquired Adelaide-based e3Learning – one of Australia's largest dedicated corporate elearning and compliance providers.

Three ways to take the headache out of in-house content curation

Kineo

The amount of information at our fingertips is one of the great things about the technological age we live in – but the sheer volume of it can be overwhelming.

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.

Outclassing the classroom: 5 benefits of elearning

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Power to the learner: social learning in action

Kineo

One thing we spotted in the interviews for this year’s Learning Insights report was a shift in the way we’re all talking about social learning. No longer a buzzword, it’s now understood – and desired - that our learners will naturally learn from each other. And that we can help that happen.

Three ways AI can boost engagement in digital learning

Kineo

Artificial intelligence (AI) has never been bigger news. From the drama of Westworld on our TV screens (spoiler alert – the robots don’t like us much) to the front pages of our newspapers, AI is demonised and championed alike. Is Alexa cackling away as she plots how to overthrow her human overlords? Will the robots take our jobs ? Or maybe, just maybe, could they help us?

What L&D can take away from the top 6 talks at Adobe Make It

Kineo

There’s nothing quite as invigorating and inspiring as being surrounded by game-changers. You know, the kind of people who look at the standard practice and ask the question “but what if we did this?” This is the kind of person you’ll find at the Adobe MAKE IT event.

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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.

Visual design trends for 2018: top 5 takeaways for learning

Kineo

Visuals don’t just add intrigue and excitement to learning, they also serve a valuable role in terms of memory and retention of content, as well as aiding navigation. Designers use layouts, typography and font changes to emphasis key points and draw out important messages.

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Listening – social learning’s most important skill?

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Welcome To The Digital Learning World [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kineo

If you didn't think so before now, you only have to look around you to know we're well and truly in the realms of a digital learning world.

Lessons Learnt From The Evolution Of Journalism: Creating Content In The Digital Age - Part 1

Kineo

A few months ago I enjoyed attending a Guardian Masterclass with senior feature writer Jon Henley.

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.

3 ways to implement xAPI in your elearning courses

Kineo

For many L&D professionals, keeping up with the technology curve is half the fun. Since 2011, we’ve been hearing about Tin Can, now know as the Experience API , or xAPI. No longer just a shiny new object that everyone just scratches their head about, we’re starting to see actual use cases and implementations that show this technology is on the rise.

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Adobe Captivate 2017 authoring tool review – It’s all about Fluid Boxes!

Kineo

Having used Adobe Captivate since version 2, it’s been interesting seeing the way the tool has developed over the years.

5 Ways to Make Your Compliance Elearning Go Beyond the Screen

Kineo

We've all been here. We take a course because we have to. We go through the motions and then that's it. Nothing transfers into our day-to-day lives. This is a common challenge for compliance training.

We are the champions - what sport can teach us about culture

Kineo

It is often said that culture is at the heart of all successful teams. The culture of a sporting club is generally linked to its success on and off the field.

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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.

3 principles of instructional design

Kineo

For years we’ve been discussing the challenges of creating great courses. We know it isn’t always easy, but it doesn’t have to be hard. If you keep a few basic instructional design principles in mind, you’ll be able to pull together a course that ticks all of the boxes your learners and business leaders are hoping for: engaging, mindful, and most importantly, instructive.

Hear the Latest from Kineo at the LearnX Main Event

Kineo

On September 9, the Kineo Pacific team will on-site as co-hosts at the annual LearnX Main Event at the Rydges World Centre in Sydney. From storytelling and games, to the next ten years in learning - take a peak at what the team will be talking about at the event!

Social Learning - Reflections on Work 2.0

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LearnX Main Event 2015 in Review

Kineo

On Wednesday September 9th, the Kineo team congregated at the Rydges World Square for the annual LearnX Main Event.

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.