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Learning is Not a Hat, and One Size Does Not Fit All

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How to Adapt Your Learning Strategy to Reach All Learners. When is the last time you took a standardized test? Do you feel like it fairly measured your intelligence and knowledge? Did you enjoy taking the SAT or ACT? For most (and myself), the answer is no.

The Metrics of Learning and Dangers of Multitasking

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The process of learning and why it’s so important. Learning isn’t as cut and dry as you might think. It’s not just reading a textbook, acing your test, and calling it a day. Hundreds of studies have been completed regarding how humans learn, process, and store information.

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4 Reasons Instructor-Led Training is Killing Your Sales Potential

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If you want to earn, you’ve got to learn. Staying on top of market trends, needs, insights, and news is key to maximizing your organization’s sales potential. As a result, sales teams weak on knowledge don’t get far – even if the rest of their skillset is outstanding.

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Is Microlearning the Future of Education?

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In today’s technology driven world, information is available at the touch of a button, or even a voice command. Whatever the subject, all it takes is a quick Google search and learners are faced with a deluge of information.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Connectivity

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Let’s talk about connectivity and why it’s important. The modern day learner hops from device to device, expecting the training they accessed on their company desktop to be waiting for them on their phones whether it’s after lunch, or on their way to a meeting.

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

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As I mentioned in last week’s post, mLevel is beginning to push the learning industry in the direction of using all of the data available to L&D to make better decisions on how its employees are interacting with their learning programs.

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Can Education and Awareness be the Answer to all our Problems?

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Like many of you, I have been taken aback by the events in our country over the past few weeks.

Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

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Over the last 20 years, I’ve worked closely with hundreds of Learning and Development (L&D) organizations. A consistent observation I’ve made is that the majority of learning deployed to organizations is purely knowledge-based.

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.

Learning Is Not a Hat: One Size Does Not Fit All!

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Being that Mother’s Day is right around the corner, I wanted to pay tribute to my mother and the positive impact she had on my learning journey. Without her influence, I certainly would have gone astray – who knows where I would have wound up.

Workforce Development That Works

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mLevel’s CEO, Dave Cutler, will be participating in a panel discussion at the ASU GSV Summit at 10am PDT on Tuesday, April 19th in the “Cortez Hill” room located at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA. Additional details are below.

If Lifelong Learning is a Necessity, Why is Execution So Difficult?

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While lazy habits are on the rise, continuing education and learning is on the decline. These days, technology is evolving incredibly fast – and humans are enjoying the ride. Plain and simple: as technology booms, people get lazy. But shouldn’t humans want to keep up?

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The Future Role of Learning & Development

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I’ve just returned from the ASU GSV Summit this week in San Diego, CA. The summit is THE event for Education Technology companies, practitioners, and investors. This year 3500 people from all over the world converged in lovely San Diego to discuss (and envision) the next major transformational innovations in EdTech. Michael Moe, Deborah Quazzo and the whole ASU GSV team put on an amazing event.

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

Employee Engagement: Gotta catch ’em all

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It’s 10:00pm on a Tuesday night. As I pull into my neighborhood my headlights are met by the faint competing light of four phone screens scattered across the tennis court, a sight that has become almost expected since the release of the new Pokémon Go game.

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Microlearning: How Educators Can Learn From Athletes

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It’s time for the education industry to catch up to the field of athletics when it comes to understanding the impact data can have on human performance. For decades, athletes have been using microlearning, technology, and data to train effectively and perform better.

3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs

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2009 saw the rise of songs like “Video Phone” by Beyonce, “Text Me” by R. Kelly, and “LOL :)” by Trey Songz. Next came Carly Rae Japsen’s “Call Me Maybe” in 2011, and recently “Hotline Bling” by Drake became the best-selling song in the U.S.

3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Engagement

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We’ve all seen it, employees sneaking peeks to their phones during training. Whether they’re distracted or just plain not paying attention, these wandering attention spans serve as a symptom for unengaging, and ultimately ineffective training.

National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

What is Casual Learning?

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“I can’t wait to sit through these training classes for the next several days!” – said no one ever. As a working professional, chances are at some point you’ve been inundated with boring printouts, PowerPoint presentations, outdated videos, or required exams.

Is Microlearning the Future of Education?

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In today’s technology driven world, information is available at the touch of a button, or even a voice command. Whatever the subject, all it takes is a quick Google search and learners are faced with a deluge of information.

Are you ready to engage tomorrow’s workforce?

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Earlier this year I had the honor of participating in FocusOn Learning’s DemoFest 2016 with our Partner, Pearson Learning. We demonstrated our partnership in bringing Learning Games to the Introduction to Business education market. There are a variety of aspects that brought our partnership together but the one I would like to focus on in this post is student or learner engagement.

Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data

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The Future of Learning Data. Historically, Learning and Development (L&D) within companies has always wanted to keep the reigns around all learning content by collecting and managing data within a single Learning Management System (LMS).

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

mLevel Recognized for Best of Show Vendor Award at FocusOn Learning DemoFest 2016

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mLevel & Pearson Win Best of Show Vendor Award at FocusOn Learning DemoFest 2016 for Their Project: “Increasing Student Engagement in Business Education”. Chicago, IL – June 15, 2016 – mLevel has won the FocusOn Learning DemoFest 2016 award for “Best of Show Vendor” with Pearson’s innovative approach to mLevel’s microlearning platform. FocusOn Learning 2016 Conference and Expo was held from June 8 th to June 10 th in Austin, Texas.

mLevel to Present at Venture Atlanta 2016

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Conference will showcase the South’s most promising technology companies. mLevel announced today it has been selected to present at Venture Atlanta 2016, the South’s premier event for connecting technology innovation and investment capital. Venture Atlanta will be held November 2-3 at the College Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The 32 early and venture stage companies were chosen from a large pool of applicants and will represent the region’s most innovative tech businesses.

Learning Intensity: Are We Setting the Bar Too Low?

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What I like most over the many years I’ve followed Elliott Masie is how he thinks. I’m hard-pressed to think of anyone in our industry who spends more time thinking, speaking and writing about how to make organizational training more effective. A topic he wrote about a while back is the idea of “learning intensity”. Elliott was kind enough to let me reference this concept in this post. Here’s a link to his article: CLICK HERE.

Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem

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I admit, I am a relative newbie to the world of learning compared to those lifelong professionals who have been on the journey for more than my paltry 4 years.

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.

Game Development: A Designer Perspective

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As a second semester, part-time student enrolled in the Master of Science in Instructional Technology program at Bloomsburg University, I recently completed a course named “Gamification”, taught by Dr. Karl Kapp.

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Pearson Partners with mLevel to Increase Student Engagement in Business Education

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Recap from: PRWeb’s Press Release. Partnership Integrates Learning Games With Business Course Content to Produce Higher Retention. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 08, 2016. Pearson today announced an exclusive partnership in the Business Higher Education sector with mLevel, which develops programs that enhance learning through interactive, game-based experiences, to increase student engagement in business education courses.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

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The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” awards honor best-in-class solutions across the learning and technology marketplace. Celebrating their 11th year, the awards received more nominations for more brands in more categories than ever. BY JERRY ROCHE AND CATHERINE UPTON. Best of Elearning! awards are the industry’s exclusive users’-choice awards. All nominations are made directly by users of solutions. More than 4,000 nominations were received in 2015.

Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem

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This is a follow up to my blog post about United Airlines’ mishandling of a seated passenger that resulted in media backlash and an out of court financial settlement.

[eBook] Training for a Millennial Audience

Want to keep your training relevant for modern learners? Download this guide and learn key strategies to engage with Millennials in your customer training program.