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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More Management Lessons From Nonprofits

The Performance Improvement Blog

Lublin says more about this in an article for The Huffington Post. She says in that post that businesses should learn three major financial lessons from nonprofits: 1. Of course, the nonprofit sector has its own notorious examples of financial mismanagement, for example the United Way of America's 1992 scandal that led to the resignation and criminal conviction of its CEO.

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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. You can get a sneak peak at the slides we’ll use (and the example) on Slideshare.

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Micro lesson plan: How to make the best in 4 Steps

Ed App

In this article, Ed Microlearning’s Instructional Design team – which has created an inordinate amount of micro lessons and courses – give their advice on creating the best micro lesson plan. The 4 Steps to creating the best micro lesson plan.

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.

5 inspiring microlearning examples (with added tips and tricks!)


We’ve shared 5 microlearning examples and best practice tips to help you hit the mark. 5 microlearning examples and tips to go with them. This microlearning example pulls together a collection of related topics to help the audience access help as and when they need it.

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 just flipping through its glossy pages, I spotted several slide examples with ideas I went on to borrow for my own projects. For example, if you have two people on a slide, the one closer to the edge of the slide may be perceived as weaker than the one closer to the center. By Shelley A. Gable.

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Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable


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. HeforShe manages to be a great example by coming at the issue from every angle, using education, politics, and other like-minded UN and non-profit campaigns to gain traction and boost visibility.

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.

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 Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life


The Top 10 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life. This is a follow up to one of our most popular blog posts, The Top 10 Gamification Examples in Everyday Life. Given that I am a marketer, one of my favorite Microlearning examples is Website design.

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.

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

ATD Learning Technologies

For example, one contestant may be working until the last hour on beading a particular bodice. Editor’s Note: This article is reposted from Allen Interaction’s E-Learning Leadership Blog

This Coach’s Uncommon Response Reminds Us of an Important Leadership Lesson


Here’s why it’s so important and Wiliams taught us all an important leadership lesson. As a leader, it’s a lesson that seems so simple on the surface but when we actually look at the sheer amount of decisions we make every day you start to see how important this lesson is.

Comic Books and eLearning: Examples and Resources

Convergence Training

For example, adults now freely admit to reading comic books. Heck, you can even take university classes on comic books–check out the courses offered by the Department of Comic Studies at University of Oregon as an example.

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

7 Leadership Lessons You Can From a Great CEO


There might be no better example for modern leaders to look up to and learn from than SAP CEO Bill McDermott. Here are seven of his best leadership lessons, drawn from our conversation: 1. “And the only way to do that is to learn from other great leaders and make those lessons your own.” ” Regardless of how you feel about SAP or Bill McDermott on a personal level, ask yourself: How many of these lessons are you implementing on an ongoing basis?

Get the most out of the Ed App Custom URL template: Features and Limitations

Ed App

The custom URL template in Ed allows you to render web pages directly within an Ed lesson using what is commonly known as an iFrame. Certain web pages, for example [link] , will not render within an iFrame. Glossary Create a “glossary” slide for any technical terms in your lesson.

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The Powerful Lesson Corporate Learning Can Learn From Social Platforms


While many people are curious why they released it, how to use it, and what social platform to choose between the two, this article isn’t for that. People remember stories and examples they can relate too.

3 Examples that explain Copyright Policies for eLearning Developers


In this article we demonstrate three scenarios of fair use of copyright materials. Most organizations do not have memberships with stock-free image websites so that multimedia avid eLearning developers like you can integrate elements in your lessons and assignments without worries.

3 Examples of Inspiring Gamified eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

In this article, Steve Penfold will show you how to use gamification to create more effective elearning. Gamification is built into every lesson to make learning another language fun and addictive. The post 3 Examples of Inspiring Gamified eLearning appeared first on.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. In the BMW example, the real world is on the other side of his glasses. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010. Great stuff again this month.

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Do humour and learning mix well?


” In his article Humour and Communication. Avoid excess: limit yourself to 3 or 4 humorous examples per hour.*. Articles Catherine MeilleurLearning requires effort, and this is a serious activity.

With 1 Sentence John McCain Taught 3 Lessons For You to Remember About Leadership


No matter where you’re at in your career, whether it be running a billion dollar startup or dreaming of your next big idea, don’t ignore this example. A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. There are those who speak about leadership and then, there are those who are leaders. John McCain is the latter. Surviving nearly six years as a Vietnam Prisoner of War, this great American hero went on to serve as Senator of Arizona.

The Art of Taking Notes


Good note-taking starts with being prepared, whether by doing your preliminary reading, checking the lesson plan or familiarizing yourself with the jargon of the subject matter. from examples, anecdotes or comments that are intended to help you understand the concepts of the course.


One Great Leadership Lesson From Two CEO’s with Massively Results


Take an example on the flip side of the coin. Take a real-life servant-leader example: Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya. It’s my hope the next $300M or $186 million payday is for you, because you’ve used these three lessons — and are getting great results because of a highly engaged workforce. This article originally appeared on Inc.com. Ever wonder why there is a growing divide between the C-suite and first-line management?

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Free leadership videos for Learning at Work Week

Clear Lessons

Free video learning – sign up now for access to our Clear Lessons video learning library for the week for your entire organisation. Clear Lessons videos are just a few minutes long and share work based expertise from a wide range of successful leaders and managers. Articles News

Your Company's Growth Demands CX Training


For example, for a sporting goods brand, it might be about helping customers get outside more often. Introduce mini lessons to keep your employees mindful of the experience you’re aiming to deliver.

Are you going digital?

Clear Lessons

For example, you can get digital tools that support classroom learning, digital presentation tools, interactive digital games, and interactive technology such as voting systems. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation.

Learner Marketing: How Storytelling Can Boost Learner Engagement

Learning Wire

In our previous article about learner marketing, we explained how you can create a 360° communications strategy that puts learners at the heart of the learning process. Storytelling is a way of anchoring lessons learned through training. Article L&D Best Practices

Training in 2020: Five Priorities for the New Year


Research shows humans learn better when they’re given quick, relevant lessons. By giving them short lessons, one at a time, micro-learning is an effective way to boost learners’ retention and get new information into their hands (and heads) quickly. According to Training Industry, 20% of organizations are planning to invest in games and simulations for example, while 25% plan to spend on classroom tools and systems. 2020 is around the corner.

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.

Shape the future with Learning at Work Week

Clear Lessons

Make learning visual with, for example, a graffiti wall where people record what they’ve learned or would like to learn or exhibitions of learning that are taking place during the week. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation.

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


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. Sensitivity training, for example.) Articles Course Content content curation elearning content off-the-shelf courses