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

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. This article makes an excellent point I’ve rarely seen articulated elsewhere.

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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How To Create Custom Lesson Layouts for Your LearnDash Courses

LearnDash

In fact, most of the time visual components can help to make your course more effective. Simply put, if you want to create a professional layout for your lessons, then Visual Composer is the way to go.

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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: 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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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.

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. In soccer, the best managers focus on culture, strategy, defining standards of performance, and creating an environment that helps their players be successful. A version of this article just appeared on Inc.com. As you almost certainly know, the World Cup is currently taking place in Russia.

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

Cloudshare

To help, we’re at it again with our monthly listicle — a curated list of our favorite insightful articles that training, as well as learning and development pros need to read, now. We can’t help it. Did we miss any of your favorite articles?

5 Ways to Help Learners Stick with Your Course

LearnDash

A good habit, like a morning routine, can help us start our day on the right foot, while a bad habit leaves us feeling consistently defeated. Finally, the reward is what helps cement a habit in place, ensuring its future repetition. Accordingly, designing a course that helps learners build learning habits could have a huge impact on engagement and completion rates. Here are a few ways you can adjust your course structure and delivery to help form learner habits.

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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. Most players need help figuring out how to play – but typically won’t opt for it if given a choice.

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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.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

At mLevel, we deliver an innovative platform to help others learn better, retain more information, and perform better on the job. 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.”.

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Helping Learners Pay More Attention: Can Classroom Strategies Work for e-learning?

G-Cube

In a classroom scenario, students are physically present in their classes, but not paying attention to all the lessons being taught. An article ‘Why can’t students just pay attention’ , throws light on the importance of increasing the attention span of the learners.

The happy selfscanner: lessons about introducing new technologies

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

At the exit again there was someone to help me with the payment and exit. Perseverance helped me: I was nevertheless happy when the scanner indicated by sound when a second item was half price. When scanning a second article, I heard KATCHIENG a cash register sound.

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How Games & Gamification Can Help Align Processes and Procedures

Knowledge Guru

That’s why so much of the training organizations deliver year after year is supposed to help align employees with a process or teach them a procedure they must follow. How can games and gamification help align processes and procedures? Help build context and relevance.

Optimize Your Training: Lessons from the Airline Industry

Training Orchestra

The training and airline industries have a lot in common: they help you fly to coveted intellectual and professional places, they manage valuable and scarce resources and they have fixed capacities. To optimize training resources and attempt to parallel the airline industry’s achievements, check out our article in Learning Technologies UK e-Magazine: Optimise Your Training : Lessons from the Airline Industry. And help you solve training’s Rubik’s cube.”.

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

Mindflash

Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! Pre-training knowledge check exercises or learning quizzes pique trainee interest, and help to identify knowledge gaps, which can in turn motivate trainees to pay closer attention to the content. Need help writing quiz questions?

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. Jim: Glad you found the post helpful, Jeff!

Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?

Performance Learning Productivity

A fascinating article recently published on the Fast Company blog should be required reading for all learning and talent professionals as well as for leaders and managers. These are the things that help create an environment where change will happen.

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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. We hope you found this post helpful. 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.

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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.

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. That’s not a particularly helpful exercise. One of the ways Borges helps men get a little insight into what their female coworkers experience is to search their own experiences.

Games lessons

Clive on Learning

This week's Economist carried an interesting article about the use of video games at school. Of course I couldn't help reflecting on the application of this approach to work-based learning.

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. Digital business transformation and training expert Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy and former head of Google France, says new ways of helping employees to ’upskill’ are on their way.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

ATD Learning Technologies

Consequently, I think it may be helpful to refer to something unexpected to make sense of new ideas. Seek help from others early. Editor’s Note: This article is reposted from Allen Interaction’s E-Learning Leadership Blog

5 tricks to help learners better remember training courses

Matrix

5 tricks to help learners better remember courses. It’s the fourth time I used this exact phrase in the content of this article. You can even go a step further and do the same for each main idea in each lesson of the course.

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Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

In the Characters' Shoes By identifying with the characters and feeling their situations, or being in the characters' shoes, we helped the learners travel through time. Over time, people discovered that recalling past events helped them learn what to avoid and how to behave in the future."

CRZY APOCALYPSE — 4.1 WORKPLACE ELEMENTS TO HELP YOU SURVIVE.

Wonderful Brain

Learning on the job to get ahead by kneecapping others is not a hard lesson to learn – but the truly dangerous CRZY-MKRs are subtle, selective and have acquired an amazing sense of timing. Then they’ll let you know, that they know, and how they’d be glad to help you get on track.