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2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

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Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year.

Choosing an LMS: Navigating the Process

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Great content is only part of the equation for successful online education – most organizations also need a way to effectively deliver that content, track participation, and manage credits and certificates.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

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This is our most popular Managing eLearning post every year, and by now we know you want to see the hype curve first. Here it is: Our 2018 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle.

The Advantages of an Association LMS

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The desire to properly educate members will always be a top priority for associations around the globe. Associations constantly look for ways to educate their members in the most efficient and timely matter.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

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Our 2016 hype curve was a big hit, so we’re doing it again this year. Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger.

The Power of Interactivity in eLearning

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Tuesday, October 29. 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM CST. The post The Power of Interactivity in eLearning appeared first on Web Courseworks. Webinars association learning Clark Aldrich elearning interactivity short sims

Upcoming: 7/31 @ 11:30 CTeLearning Myth Busters

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Date: 7/31 at 11:30 CT. Register Here. Our profession requires us to be practicing in alignment with what science tells us about learning and more. What we don’t need is to be continually in the sway of myths, superstitions, and misconceptions about how our brains think, work, and learn.

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Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

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Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program.

LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

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Association members grow and change over time, and their needs grow and change with them. Unless the association addresses these changes, members won’t see the value of their membership.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin will discuss learnings from their recent study, and share her insights on the state of Customer Education. They'll dig into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

10 Reasons to Join The eLearning Guild

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I remember the days when Web Courseworks’ customers did not have online course instructional developers or designers and LMS administrators on staff. Colleges were just starting to offer Photoshop courses and were just including HTML and Macromedia in their curriculum.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up

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Last December, we placed some of eLearning’s most interesting trends on the hype curve. Now that we are over halfway through 2016, we felt it was time to reflect on how well our predictions played out here at Web Courseworks as well as the eLearning industry. Innovation Trigger.

Software for Associations | 15 Platforms to Consider

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Your association is responsible for creating engagement opportunities—from continuing education courses to conferences and events—to help your members grow in their careers and meet like-minded professionals in related fields.

eLearning in the Age of Automation

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In 2011, I took a human-computer interaction course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. One day, the class collectively decided to discuss automatizing the workforce.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Five Best Practices for Professional Certification Test Preparation

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The following article is a bit of an advice column written to myself; however, I think it will be helpful to others as well in the learning technology space.

Supplementary Software for Your Association LMS: 5 Tips

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Your association LMS, or learning management system, helps your members develop valuable professional skills and progress in their careers by providing them with the courses they need to grow.

Online Learning Needs a Robust E-Commerce System

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When I write blog posts for Web Courseworks, I’m typically focused on the philosophy and design of adult education, and for good reason: there are many special educational considerations for adult learners, and I want to design curricula that best meets their needs.

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Raise the Bar with VR

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Virtual reality (VR)! Why is this such an exciting topic? It’s new and up and coming; and its made some amazing improvements within organizations already.

The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

Hiring the Right LMS Administrator

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Work Tasks and Skill Set Uncovered: An Interview with Elizabeth Lepkowski. Elizabeth Lepkowski, Education Manager, American Society of Anesthesiologists. I occasionally encounter customers of our Learning Management System that are unaware of the need to hire people to support the system.

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Management Tips from Pixar Animation

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Disney/Pixar Animation post upon Steve Jobs passing. I have found that managers often educate and enrich themselves professionally by reading non-fiction business books.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

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Is Your Organization Ready? Learning today happens everywhere, not just in the classroom. But it’s often difficult to get recognition for skills and achievements that happen outside of school.

eLearning Predictions 2015

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The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal!

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

3 Tech-Powered Tips to Improve Your Association’s Events

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When it comes to your association, successfully managing your event programming can be a major challenge. Pulling off an excellent association event takes time, effort, and expertise, and it’s no wonder that organizations like yours look toward tech solutions for ways to make this process easier.

AR and VR in eLearning

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I recently wrote a white paper on the topic of augmented and virtual reality in adult education; I’ve also written a blog post on the topic here.

Storify: Story Writing for the Social Media Era

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My favorite aspect of working as an instructional designer is the creative work. I love writing branching scenarios, preparing presentations for conferences and webinars, and editing images for clients’ courses.

Corporate MOOCs Reveal How Badging Can Boost Your Brand

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This week, Managing eLearning features a guest post from Lauren Gray, a Marketing Intern at Web Courseworks. MOOCs are Maturing .

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.

Failure is the New Success

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As some of our readers may know, I spent a significant portion of my life studying and working in games for education. That’s why I’m excited to tell you that my speaker proposal for the 2017 FocusOn Learning Conference has been accepted. Huzzah!

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

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Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year.

xAPI Medical Case Studies

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I attended the xAPI Camp in Chicago on Friday, September 16, 2016 to learn about use cases in the medical community for xAPI. I was particularly interested because my company, Web Courseworks, will be speaking with the American College of Chest Physicians on November 15 th at DevLearn.

Upcoming: 11/27 @ 11:30 CT2019 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

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Date: November 27 th @ 11:30 CT. Register Here. Consultant Dr. Hicken. Dr. Andy Hicken is the Director of Quality and Strategy at Web Courseworks.

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

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