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What Hooks Learners to eLearning?

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What hooks learners to eLearning? Well, if we had a stone-clad answer for this question, then we would have no worries, and organizations would be producing eLearning content in a robotic, assembly-line fashion.

Mobile App Trends for 2018

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We look at some of the key mobile app trends and examine the categories of apps that will gain popularity in 2018. The Year of the Blockchain. The year 2017 saw terms like ‘Cryptocurrency’ and ‘Bitcoin’ enter the common lexicon.

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Elements of Engaging eLearning Design

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A skyscraper that reaches out to the stars can only be constructed if it has a strong foundation that goes deep into the earth. Similarly, engaging eLearning Design is the foundation of an ideal and effective eLearning program.

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Mapping RoI of eLearning

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“Money, money, money…” is a popular hit song by the music group ABBA. Well you may wonder why does a technology and learning blog talk about music.

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[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Making Employee Onboarding an Immersive Experience with Mixed Reality

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Mixed Reality is a phrase used to describe technologies like Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. Science fiction foresaw the use of an alternate reality and immersive technologies well before humankind actually developed such advanced technologies.

Workplace Learning Trends in 2018

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Here’s wishing all our readers – ‘A Happy New Year’. The beginning of a year is a great time to take stock of the year gone by and plan for the year ahead. In this blog post, we will have a quick glimpse of what we believe would be some of the key trends in workplace learning this year. AR and VR.

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Why Virtual Reality Has a Bright Future in the eLearning World

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Since we are living in the era of technological revolution, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Virtual Reality (VR for short) has become the most popular buzzword in the eLearning domain. VR is described as the next big thing, especially in terms of online learning and corporate training.

How Long is too Short? Determining the Ideal Duration for Bite-Sized Learning

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Ever since Grovo Inc. trademarked the term ‘Microlearning’ the L&D industry has been using different terms like ‘bite-sized learning’, ‘just-in-time learning’, and ‘learning nuggets’.

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What Defines an Ideal Learning Management System?

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A simple tool designed to run learning modules and tests in an academic institution has evolved into an all-purpose application/software, which is now used in both academia and enterprise learning across the world.

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.

The Essentials of Mobile Learning

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We have reached a stage where mobile is no longer the future of learning. Smartphones signify the present and play a significant role in learning today.

Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

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“How do I make my team work better by letting them learn the skills they need?”. This is the primary question that L&D managers seek to address when embarking upon workplace learning programs in their organization.

Evolution of Training Systems in L&D

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The early 2000s saw an interesting theme resonating among L&D companies. Every organization that had a strong learning culture and that wanted to foster workplace learning was keen to invest in a ‘Training Management System’ (TMS).

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Using Chatbots in eLearning

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Techopedia defines a chatbot as – ‘ An artificial intelligence (AI) program that simulates interactive human conversation by using key pre-calculated user phrases and auditory or text-based signals.’. Chatbots are all the rage now.

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

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The learning landscape is not constant, shifting the learning focus on learners, learning, skills, goals and attitude. A decade ago, there was a tug of war for the online and the traditional learning.

Developing Purposeful Leaders to Drive Organizational Growth

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We all look in wonder at the efforts made by leaders like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Elon Musk to single-mindedly pursue success and create brands that make a difference to the lives of people.

The Personal Versus Personalized Learning Debate

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Personal Learning and Personalized Learning are two terms, which are being used interchangeably for some time now? Is this trend correct? Do both terms refer to the same type of learning? Or are they different?

Infographic on Learning Experience Design Trends in 2018

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Design plays a major role in the success of an eLearning program. Design has evolved from functional buttons, synchronized audio and video, and assessments.

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

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In the last article, Designing Blended Learning , we learnt a little about the various blended learning models. This article will focus on the Flipped Learning model. So, what are the features of the Flipped Learning model and how is it different from a basic blended learning design?

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Engaging Learners with Blended Learning

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Did you get a chance to read the LinkedIn 2018 Workplace Learning Report ? There are lots of interesting stats peppered in the report. Sample these nuggets: The workforce agrees, training for soft skills is the #1 priority. 68% of employees prefer to learn at work.

Crafting the Ideal Employee Experience Journey

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The simplest definition of the term ‘Employee Experience’ is – “The sum of all experiences that an individual has in an organization from the time of the interview till the individual’s exit from the organization.”

The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

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Earlier blog posts have stressed on how workplace learning has evolved over the years and L&D managers are re-inventing the wheel to meet the demands of the ‘millennial audience’. In this blog post, we examine ‘informal learning’ and see how it can play a major role in modern workplace learning.

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.

Leveraging AR to Improve Employee Engagement

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In an earlier blog post, we showcased how organizations are offering their employees an interactive onboarding experience with Mixed Reality.

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

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In the last article , we discussed ID, ISD and the various models and frameworks associated with both. The article ended with an introduction to ADDIE framework of learning design. The five phases of ADDIE framework encompass the entire content development process, from discovery to delivery.

Benefits of Bite-Sized Learning

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Here we are with a brand new infographic. The topic of this infographic is ‘Bite-Sized Learning’ Globally, L&D managers are adopting bite-sized learning as a solution to deploy workplace learning and improve the skills of their staff.

How Digital Badges are Driving a Positive Transformation in Corporate Learning  

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Statista shows some incredible numbers in terms of the money being spent in the United States on training and learning. In 2012, roughly US$55.8 billion was spent on training. This value shot to US$93.6 billion in 2017.

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.

Managing your Extended Enterprise Learning Needs and Drive your Business

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The term extended enterprise learning assumes significant value in the current business scenario. The past decade has seen the rise of SaaS-based companies and innovative product-driven startups that seek to gain new customers through sales and channel partners.

Improving Employee Engagement with Effective eLearning Solutions

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Learning is not a one-time event or a periodic luxury. Great leaders in great companies recognize that the ability to constantly learn, innovate, and improve is vital to their success. – Amy Edmondson. As an employee what defines happiness for you at the workplace?

Design Learning Experiences – Not Instructional Presentations

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Our previous blog post looked at the importance of integrating elements of game thinking in eLearning design and how gamified learning makes workplace learning engaging and effective.

Instructional Design: The Process – 1

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Course creation and delivery have come a long way in the past couple of decades.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Using Decreasing Attention Spans to your Advantage

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We have been constantly bombarded with data-driven reports and survey-results that mark the sharp dip in learner attention-spans. These reports also highlight the reduced attention span among learners in the corporate world.