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Gamification, Flow, Habit Cycle & Learning

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Designers of digital learning, Stop! Be Better. The future of humanity is in your hands! We, as humans are constantly evolving on the basis of the quality of learning that we undergo. Online Courses, Masterclasses, conferences, workshops, podcasts, books, blogs, forums, discussions, papers, experiments, social media, etc. contribute to the ever evolving eco-system of constantly […]. Upside Learning

Food for Thought for Personalized and Adaptive Learning

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Living in a world where everything’s personal When thinking about how learning designers can practice designing personalized learning experiences, here are some of the words that come to mind: So what is it really that has triggered personalized and adaptive learning as the hot topic in recent trends? In an age where the Marketing industry […]. Upside Learning

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Shift from Flash to HTML5: How it can yield immense paybacks

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It’s official that Flash will be making an exit in 2020. On first thoughts, that may seem like a long time. But you may be surprised to know that it is actually not! So, it’s about time that you begin work on the switching process from Flash to HTML5, if you haven’t started already. Since […]. Upside Learning

Gamification Is easy! Just don’t follow what the listicles have to say

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It’s important to start designing for gamification in eLearning without looking at the killer examples that some of us in the community have put out. I cannot stress more the importance of this. After a few months of designing with the help of these examples freely available on the internet, the projects that I’ve worked […]. Upside Learning

How UserTesting Drives Product Adoption and CX with Customer Education

Speaker: Steve Fleming-Prot, Content Strategist, UserTesting

In this webinar, Steve Fleming-Prot of UserTesting will share lessons learned from building UserTesting’s Learning Navigator and on-demand University, and why Customer Education is an important part of CX—and CX is an important part of Customer Education.

What it means to Go Beyond

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In my previous post, I spoke about how it’s time to Go Beyond. With workplaces experiencing a revolution like never before, every learning initiative matters a lot. L&D has to pull up their socks and put the maximum focus on making a business impact. But what does Go Beyond exactly mean? Let me try and […]. Upside Learning

2019 Year in Review

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2019. A year that represents a key milestone in our journey. It’s been an exciting time for us at Upside Learning. And how! What began with a nudge to ‘Go Beyond,’ has seen us stretch our limits both at work and in our personal lives. A year sprinkled with challenges and learning that also welcomed […]. Upside Learning

Designing Learning Campaigns to Support Change Management

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The learning landscape is evolving rapidly, with more companies attempting to integrate learning and development within their performance eco-systems. Organizations are looking for ways to align their learning initiatives to their business goals. It’s no surprise then that the focus of learning seem to be gradually shifting towards “performance” and not just “awareness”. Organizations are […]. Upside Learning

Why there is so much more to eLearning than just cost reduction

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The most obvious benefit of eLearning is that it is a great way for organizations to save on the cost of training. But the paybacks are far beyond just cost and there is so much more that can be achieved through eLearning with the right focus. Employees are one of the greatest assets of an […]. Upside Learning

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User Generated Content: The missing puzzle piece

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You’re working on an important presentation, and halfway through it your system crashes. What do you do next? I’m sure many of you would say “I’d Google how to fix it”. In the present times, we have a tendency to turn to YouTube, blogs, or podcasts to solve our problems or learn new things. Essentially, […]. Upside Learning

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

How To Make A Business Impact (with L&D)

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This is a short version of the session I delivered in Oct’19 at the LearnX, Melbourne on how can L&D make a business impact. Here’s the complete slide deck – Make A Business Impact, State of L&D To kick off the session I asked for a show of hands on: No one raised their hand for […]. Upside Learning

Moving together towards the future with gamification

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We live in an age where an individual has to keep learning in order to be able to survive. The fourth industrial revolution is upon us and it’s never been more important to be up-to-date with the various skills that come with it. The reality just keeps on changing, the only constant in this is […]. Upside Learning

What NOT To Do In 2019

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So, we are officially in 2019! A lot of us may have made New Year resolutions (some long lasting, some too short lived). But in this article, instead of giving goals and ambitions, let me try something new. Let’s make a list of things that are a no-no for 2019. Here’s a list of my […]. Upside Learning

Approaches to make compliance interventions more interesting

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Handling sensitive content in a manner that it reaches every employee could be a daunting task for organizations. Organizations are faced with the challenge of catering to a mixed group. Imagine designing compliance training for fresh graduates excited about their ?rst rst job, or for more experienced people who’ve worked in a particular domain for several […]. Upside Learning

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Focus on the context to design effective compliance training programs

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There are certain factors that tend to play a key role in the entire cycle of designing and delivering compliance training programs. These factors are largely related to the way employees perceive the training – the right perspective, in turn, encourages them to adopt a compliant outlook and act in a way that works for […]. Upside Learning

Flash To HTML5, One Last Time!

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We’ve been there and done that. I am referring to migrating some/all of the Flash eLearning to HTML5 a few years ago. So you may ask: why again? Here’s why. When Apple decided to not support Flash on its mobile devices (including tablets), it was the beginning of the end of Flash. Most of us […]. Upside Learning

‘IDEATE’: A framework for creating learner paths

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In order to design an effective and sustainable compliance program that focuses on developing a culture of compliance, we propose a framework that takes into account the challenges in bringing about the expected behavioral change: Identify the “good” behavior – or changes in behavior – that are expected of employees related to compliance with regard […]. Upside Learning

It’s time to Go Beyond!

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The workplace is changing and how! The corporate landscape is becoming more and more competitive, technology is evolving at breakneck speed, automation is everywhere and there are learning disruptions like never before. The work or the workers too are not the same anymore. With so many changes happening so rapidly, L&D has a lot on […]. Upside Learning

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The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

Interactive Video – Key Tools For an Immersive Learning Experience

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E-Learning industry has clearly moved to HTML5, owing to the advantage of its support for multiple devices like tablets and smartphones. HTML5 offers great scope for creating better experience, including rich and app-like user experience on mobile browsers, richer images, and location-awareness to browsers. Videos have emerged as the most consumed media on smartphones and […]. eLearning Interactive Video Interactive Video Tools Interactive Video Tools Comparison Interactive Videos

A Comparative Summary for Responsive Authoring Tools – Update 1

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An year earlier, we presented separate blog posts on different responsive authoring tools: Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat, Captivate 9, Lectora 16 and Rise and shared our thoughts about their features, advantages, and limitations. In later blogs, we released detailed feature-wise comparison of these tools. Some of these authoring tools have now come up with newer […]. Upside Learning

The Pillars of Compliance

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Once organizations work towards developing a culture of compliance, it is imperative that they continuously monitor the evolution of the culture. In the long run, this would prove to be more helpful if organizations encouraged a comprehensive culture of compliance instead of simply having employees who ‘know’ the rules and policies. A culture of compliance […]. Upside Learning

Using Mobility for ‘Live’ Performance Support

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We came across an interesting cluster of tasks at the workplace. All the tasks in this cluster can benefit can from ‘live’ performance support. Let’s take a look at the task types first so you can see if your organisation can relate to such work! Recurrent, Small or Standalone Tasks Some lines of work involve […]. Mobile Learning live performance support Mobile Performance Support Mobility Performance Support

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Bridging the gap between the ‘intent’ and ‘mechanics’ of compliance programs

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An effective learning intervention brings three considerations under the spotlight: the learner, the content, and the learning environment. And in the case of compliance training in particular, two vital aspects of the learning environment come into picture: the intent or the ‘what’ behind the program (what the training stands for) and the mechanics involved in […]. Upside Learning

Mobility and Organisational Culture and Environment

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Mobility is powered by technology. While technology keeps changing, people don’t – or at least, not at the same pace. There are going to be very rare times that technology and people move neck and neck, in sync. (If If you get that, end of post – have a nice day!) In the course of our […]. Mobile Learning learning culture mobile learning benefits Mobility organisational culture

Advanced Mobility: Supporting Knowledge Sharing

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One of the world’s largest technology solutions providers (offering enterprise software and hardware solutions) had come to us with an interesting training requirement. The organisation wanted to leverage the expertise of its star performers. They wanted a way make it easier for their especially successful sales people to share their experiences with others in the […]. Mobile Learning knowledge creation knowledge production knowledge sharing Mobility Performance Support

The role of technology in creating engaging learning interventions

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An impactful learning initiative is an amalgamation of various learning factors. In Part 3 of the post on Designing impactful compliance training programs, we will look at INTRINSIC INFLUENCERS that affect the whole process. Modern, cutting-edge digital solutions for compliance training may require a closer look at an organization’s own digital evolution and progress. It […]. Upside Learning

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Choosing the Right Technology for External Training

According to Talented Learning, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace. But of course, not all platforms are created equal. In this eBook, Skilljar will discuss the key components of an external training LMS, and why they’re essential for a well-designed customer training program.

eBook Launched: Compliance Training: Stop Ticking the Box

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Compliance training has long been notorious for being the unavoidable ‘dull, drab, boring mandate’. To both organizations and employees, the ‘why’ of compliance training largely reveals ‘must have’ and ‘have to do’ undertones. Perceptions take a while to change, but it’s sustained, incremental efforts that can help favorably shape those perceptions – even change them […]. Upside Learning

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Content – its relevance, frequency and tone – are at the heart of compliance training

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ective learning intervention is one that has the right mix of various learning factors. In Part 2 of the post on Designing impactful compliance training programs, we will look at CONTENT. The content for compliance training interventions generally covers subjects that are considered dull. With the content often dotted with legalese related to policies, […]. Upside Learning

Teaching for Trying Times

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Let me tell you the true story of three companies… The first company is one of a large group of companies. This company competes in a segment that has remarkable potential, making this company significant for the entire group’s profitability. To capitalise on the opportunity, the group has defined a strategic shift for this company, […]. Mobile Learning Long Term Learning Mobility organisational culture Scaffolding

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What’s New in eLearning – Post #1

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During the past couple of months, we came across some articles, posts, and talks about design and development techniques and tips, platforms, and technologies that we felt might have potential for use in eLearning. While we explore some of them in more depth, we thought we’d go ahead and share them in case you see […]. eLearning eLearning trends What’s New in eLearning

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.