Three Ways to Integrate Off-The-Shelf Content Into Your Existing Training

Litmos

It was your teacher’s job to integrate the textbook into her existing lesson plan, using a pre-made resource to back up the other materials she was using in class. Most companies don’t start from scratch when it comes to online training.

Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. Lessons for the RFP process. Lessons about the benefits of an LMS.

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6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance has done simulation and learning game design for table-top/live events for many years. However, our foray into digital game design has only been happening for the past three years. Here is a summary of six lessons we’ve learned. Learn more.

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6 Ingenious Ways To Refresh Compliance Knowledge In Online Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

Nobody really pays attention to compliance online training after they get their certification. Is there any way to help your team retain knowledge once they pass the test? How To Refresh Compliance Knowledge In Online Training. Turn The Tables.

How to Build Compliance Training in 5 Easy Steps

eLearningArt

Compliance. It’s everyone’s groan and moan workplace learning, but does it have to be? In fact, compliance topics can be interesting, compelling, and critical — a kind of critical mass that can make them fun for us developers and thought-provoking and relevant for our learners.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

As a team, we’ve all expanded our knowledge over the last year, from how to make business more efficient, to learning new technologies, to hosting company-wide brainstorming sessions, to expanding our internship programs. But there’s one area where we are all still learning – and that’s in the field of learning itself. Our job involves continuing to discover how people learn best and what truly makes a difference. Learning Design.

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10 Commandments to Make Online Compliance Training Engaging

CommLab India

Let’s admit it, ‘interesting’ and ‘exciting’ will not be the first words that come to employees’ minds when they think of online compliance training – so infamous they are for being boring and dry. Learn about your audience.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation.

Online learning vs face to face learning: why you should make the switch

Elucidat

Are you yet to harness the power of online learning? This article can help. You might be wondering what great digital learning looks like, what benefits you can expect from making the switch and how can you make the transition a success.

4 Key Benefits of Custom eLearning Solutions

Obsidian Learning

and a red detail on the inside of the cuffs. I like that flash of red to show when the sleeves are rolled up. The fit is impeccable, and it would be fair to say that it’s my favorite shirt. So what does my laundry have to do with custom eLearning? The Big Questions.

Cost-cutting Training Without Slaying Quality: Startup Hacks

Your Training Edge

Businesses and employees are both realising the value of professional development and corporate training programs. Almost every employee worth having expects their employers to invest in their future with corporate training. Adopt Blended Learning Practices.

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

Are you cutting your teeth for a compelling and effective story-based e-learning approach? The story-based approach is not black art that's hidden from the uninitiated and available only to the gurus. The learners are now thinking, "What will happen next?"

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

I was recently invited to speak at the annual Learning Technologies conference in London. My seminar was called ‘How to Double your eLearning Return on Investment’ - and following a lively seminar with lots of questions, I wanted to share some highlights. BUSINESS OF ELEARNING

If Your Training Doesn’t Stick, You Need Microlearning

Learning Rebels

It’s a story old as time… There is a need to roll out companywide sensitivity training, food safety training, or sexual harassment training, everyone must participate and it must stick. Being the good L&D person you are, you put together a training program.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Article Categories. Do you use video in elearning?

Tasked with eLearning?

Design2Train

Are you a NON-training professional tasked with delivering an eLearning project? With so many corporate “right-sizing” and mergers, unfortunately the training department staff are often the first to go and last to be re-hired. Article Author: V.

5 Way to Make Online Training More Engaging

Mindflash

Online training designers are not the only ones constantly searching for ways to create more engaging content. No matter your profession, if you create content, the ultimate goal is to create something that provides value.

eLearning: Creating Accessible Content, Part 2

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Anita Horsley      In the first article in this series, I discussed the  definitions for Section 508 , the amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which requires all Federal agencies (typically schools and government institutions) to make information technology accessible to people with disabilities. People with mobility impairments may need alternative methods to moving through your eLearning content, such as keyboard shortcuts.

Adobe Captivate & eLearning: Screen Reader Best Practices

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Last week I wrote about some Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning. I'd like to follow up that article with information about screen readers. Screen readers are programs designed to allow visually impaired learners to navigate through a website or eLearning lesson by reading the content aloud. " If you'd like to see a review of some of the top screen readers, Top 10 Reviews has some great information. by Kevin Siegel.

eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    How can you use your voiceover script to keep the learner's attention within an eLearning lesson? Here are the two most important factors: Make it proportional and make it conversational. Make the Voiceover Proportional to the Action. In a recent informal test at a conference for instructional designers, the audience started waving and yelling "Stop! Test yourself: try reading each of the following paragraphs.

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Escape from Compliance Training Jail. Every two years I take my car in and have the emissions tested. The goal of the test is to certify that my car meets specific emissions standards. If the car passes, I am certified and I can move on. However, if it doesn’t pass, then my car has to go under a different series of tests (and perhaps repairs) to get up to the appropriate standard and certified.

Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

Investing time and money on the development of high quality eLearning and implementing a fancy LMS is not enough to guarantee an experience your learners are going to enjoy. How does this relate to eLearning? Delivering online training is a difficult thing to get right.

How to Start an Online School: Step-by-Step Guide (for 2020)

learnWorlds

Starting an online academy in 2020 can mark the beginning of an exciting journey. With online learning becoming more widespread every year, online courses are offering an easy and accessible way for everyone to learn a new skill and an opportunity to invest in knowledge.

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8 Tips To Jazz Up Your Online Tutorials In eLearning

TalentLMS

Are your online tutorials looking a bit drab? In this article, we’ll share 8 tips to jazz up your online tutorials in eLearning, regardless of your eLearning budget. How To Jazz Up Your Online Tutorials In eLearning. Online tutorials can be boring.

How to build an effective online course

eLearning 24-7

Easy to find information on how to build an effective online course (aka as WBT). Then I did the search. Who is still doing this – I know a few vendors have it, but still – most folks are unaware of all the steps, etc. I am never surprised on the number of people who do not know what this is – every day folks I am referring to, not an instructional designer or e-learning developer. The hierarchy is as follows. The Kicker.

8 Unexpected Ways To Use Microlearning Online Training Activities

eFront

Microlearning improves knowledge retention and gives employees the ability to brush up on skills whenever it’s most convenient. In this article, we’ll discuss 8 unexpected ways to integrate microlearning online training activities in your corporate eLearning program.

The Best of eLearning in July 2015

Trivantis

This month’s Best of eLearning list includes articles on everything from new ideas for learning—like wearables and Snapchat—to how to speed up your eLearning development with Lectora® variables. Nuts and Bolts: It’s Not Just About “Compliance”: Accessibility in eLearning.

Adaptive Learning: What Is It And What Does It Mean For Your Learners

Litmos

Recently, workplace learning expert Donald Taylor released the results of his annual L&D Global Sentiment Survey. The top answer, beating out social learning, micro-learning, and augmented reality, was personalized and adaptive delivery of learning.

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever. Last week we looked at some of the issues with compliance-based elearning and how taking a different approach to its design can save your organization time and money. There are a number of good comments to the post and some ideas that you can explore. Then build your training around them rather than what you think the regulations say.

15 Top Call Centre Training Tips

Continu

Call centre training tips are super important. You’ve read the product manual from front to back, you’ve read blog articles on how to use the product, and you’ve viewed the q and a from current customers. Enter the call centre. How do they answer the phones?

eLearning Engagement: A Formula for Success

LearnUpon

In 2018 we ran a survey to investigate the major trends, challenges, and rewards facing businesses delivering eLearning. We knew that eLearning engagement was a big challenge, but we were shocked by how much. We focused on this problem, and the results were interesting.

How to Impress Your Guest: 5 Key Ways to Use Learning for Hospitality

Litmos

The most successful professionals know that learning isn't something confined to a single course completion, or something that stopped after a university or graduate degree. Instead, learning is something that people should do throughout the course of their careers.

eLearning for the Petroleum industry with eFrontPro

eFront

Where would we be without the petroleum industry? And while alternative energy sources are all well and good, the fact is that for the last century and more, we have been relying on petroleum for the overwhelming majority of our transportation. Employee Training.

eLearning for the Petroleum industry with eFrontPro

eFront

Where would we be without the petroleum industry? And while alternative energy sources are all well and good, the fact is that for the last century and more, we have been relying on petroleum for the overwhelming majority of our transportation. Employee Training.

Why Mobile Learning is Here to Stay

Mindflash

This article, which covers reasons why you should consider mLearning as part of your overall learning strategy, is the first of a two-part series on m-Learning. The second article will cover how to create mLearning programs, and what mLearning “looks like”.