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. This project provided many lessons that became apparent through the analysis of the RFI responses.

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Leadership Lessons from Your Dog: Be Doggedly Determined.

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Get tips, ideas and articles from around the web with our weekly No-Nonsense Training Tips. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. This article looks at how people stick to long-term goals.

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mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”. Is there anything you think would be helpful for corporations as they continue to train and develop their employees? The post mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017 appeared first on mLevel.

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Read on for this week’s best articles from human resources and employee training experts. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. At the bottom of the article is a link to another article with a training exercise.

eLearning: Add Some Character to Your Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And if you aren't happy with the selection of Characters available in your eLearning development tool, check out the article in the sidebar at the left for additional resources.

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. 11 Leadership Lessons from Puppy Training. This article offers some advice on the question.

eLearning: Determining the Best Size for Today's Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      When developing eLearning lessons using any of the top development tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio), you need to take the size of your learner's device into account. If you make your eLearning lesson too large (I'm talking width and height, not how many megabytes the lesson might be), learners with small displays may have to scroll to see your content.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. Here is a summary of six lessons we’ve learned. This lesson is a critical one.

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Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things

Learnloft

Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway. I guarantee you these four lessons directly contribute: 1. As a leader, you can’t elevate a company all by yourselves, but you play enormous roles developing the ceiling of your organizations. That’s why having intentionally thought-out leadership development programs at every level of your organization is a must.

L&D lessons from learning games research

Sponge UK

Hays set out to find evidence of the effectiveness of learning games by analysing articles on the practice. In 2005 he looked at 105 articles on learning games on behalf of the Naval Air Warfare Center Trainings Systems Division.

Donald Kirkpatrick’s four levels of training: Lessons from a Legend

Origin Learning

Kirkpatrick , Professor Emeritus, University Of Wisconsin first gave his ideas for a series of articles to be published in the Journal of American Society of Training Directors in the year 1959, hardly had anyone anticipated that this was to be the stuff of legend. When Donald L.

5 training articles we’re falling hard for this autumn season

Cloudshare

For training and learning & development leaders, fall is a great time to prepare for next year’s programs, and perhaps revisit the current strategies you have in place to determine it makes sense for your organization’s annual goals. Did we miss any of your favorite articles?

14 Professional Development Opportunities Outside Work

KnowledgeCity

Consequently, staying on top of your professional development to keep pace with these changes is becoming critical. Many organizations have formal employee training programs to augment professional development. Use Social Media to Create a Professional Development Network.

The happy selfscanner: lessons about introducing new technologies

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

When scanning a second article, I heard KATCHIENG a cash register sound. Do not underestimate what it takes energy to develop a new routine. My supermarket introduced self-scanners. I'm not someone who is at the forefront of any new technology.

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5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

Develop training programs for the entire job so that employees are not left clueless at a time when they need a specific but less demanded skill most. Researchers and developers will be able to use the platform to test their own technologies.

How to Stop Worrying About a Jobless Future? An article from Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy

Coorpacademy

This article has been originally published in Bdaily Business News. Here are some extracts of the article: “We all know that Artificial Intelligence and automation are coming at us at breakneck speed. ” You can read the article in its complete and original form here!

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Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite

Mindflash

Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! So many of us are one person training departments, responsible for analyzing needs, and designing, developing and delivering training solutions.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

Visual Storytelling: Lessons from Slide:ology

Integrated Learnings

When an article offers a graphic to illustrate a concept, I'll glance at the graphic but focus on the text. In raving about how this book helped inspire visual design in my eLearning, I realize that I should be sharing my own newly developed masterpieces. By Shelley A. Gable. In a recent post on this blog, I provided A Formula for Storytelling in eLearning. This post focuses on telling a story through a better use of visuals. I tend to be a very text-oriented person.

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Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable

Everwise

Elizabeth Borges, Program Manager for EverwiseWomen , says, she’d already been looking for better ways to bring men into the conversation around gender parity in the workplace long before the Harvard Business Review article was published. She found the perfect opportunity in February, when Everwise was given the chance to lead a roundtable at HR.com’s Leadership Excellence and Development (LEAD) conference. The post Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable appeared first on Everwise.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

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. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Writing & Curriculum Development: The Introductory Narrative, Signaling the Audience

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

By the end of this lesson, you should be able to [do a bunch of procedures the utility of which is not immediately evident]." Signaling the correct audience  is indicating in your first sentence who the intended audience is for the course or lesson. Learners who answer yes, immediately understand that the lesson is for them. Or in the first paragraph of any article or blog entry. Curriculum Development Documentation Writing & Grammar

Creating Big Lessons By Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Instead of pontificating on large data, eLearning methodology selects only a micro-lesson which can be plucked from the whole knowledge source. I compared these micro-lessons to kernels.

Developers’ Perspective – Re:Develop 2016

Unicorn Training

Here, the development team share some of their top takeaways…Agile in the Public Sector Roo Reynolds, COO at Digi2alDan Proudfoot: Roo Reynolds' talk "Agile in the Public Sector" focused on Roo's experience with Agile practices within a relatable working environment.

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. This, my friend, is that second article. Because that’s the whole point of this article.

The most important time to support a woman’s career development is in her 20s

CLO Magazine

More and more research highlights the enduring benefits to both women and their organizations of developing female talent early. Leadership development at the start of a woman’s career is proving to be a major contributor to greater numbers of women reaching the C-suite.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop an Online Course?

learnWorlds

Knowing all about the course creation and development costs upfront can help you come up with the right plan to create a course, and deciding on the best price tag for your courses. It includes high-end interactive elements that are complex, more expensive and need more time to develop.

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5 Transformations Underway in Learning & Development Industry in 2019

ProProfs

If you’re interested in carving a niche in the learning & development market, take a look at some of the transformations it is expected to undergo in 2019: Nanodegrees. In addition to these articles, the site also offers paid newsletters for those who want extra stuff delivered via email.

Classroom in context– taking leader development beyond the classroom

Allison Rossett

Tweet This is an article about how leader development is changing. The focus is on moving beyond leader development events to lessons, support, guidance and community available in the context of work, which is where leaders serve. Articles instructional design leader development New media Performance Support

Using Lessons from Video Games in E-Learning

Learning Developments

There are lessons that can be learned on how to use games in learning. I wrote a blog article last year about what the 80's movie WarGames teaches us about learning games. Some of these lessons are: Games can be used to simulate real work situations. Recently I wrote a blog article called Learning Lessons from Black Ops. One of my goals as a developer is to incorporate game techniques in learning as much as I can. I'm a child of the 80's.

eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

Spencer Ackerman features Vanguard of Valor, an interactive teaching tool built to instruct the mid-career officers who pass through the Army’s Combined Arms Center, about the lessons accumulated from years of hard-fought war in Afghanistan. Our Belief.

5 Lessons for Designing Engaging E-Learning Interactions…From Project Runway

ATD Learning Technologies

Too often, though, design is abandoned and instructional development becomes simply the functional presentation of information. It’s the same way with developing e-learning prototypes. Last month, I had the honor of speaking at the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference in Las Vegas.

3 Big Takeaways from Last Year’s Learning Development Projects

The Learning Dispatch

We recently did a retrospective of our 2018 projects, which got me thinking about the lessons that I’d like to carry into 2019 (and beyond). Three big takeaways from last year’s learning development projects are: Processes exist for a reason.

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

According to Bridget Murray in her article "What Makes Mental Time Travel Possible?," "Memory allows us to mentally travel backward in time as well as into the future. From the start to the end of the lesson, this has to be the tie and glue that leads the learners to engagement.