Read These Instructional Design Articles

LearnDash

With this in mind I wanted to share a few recent articles pertaining specifically to instructional design that I felt were particularly insightful – enjoy! 5 Instructional Design Articles You Should Read. Nuts and Bolts: The Best Lessons Learned in Instructional Design – Another seasoned industry professional sharing their experience in the field.

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. Tags: Leadership Organizational Learning business lessons management nonprofit The Huffington Post transparency Zilch In my last post I wrote about Nancy Lublin’s new book, Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business , and her notion that for-profit companies have much to learn from well-managed nonprofits.

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The Best Way To Structure A Zoom Lesson

Dan Keckan

In this article, I go over the best way to structure a Zoom Lesson: Pre-Lesson, During Lesson, and Post Lesson. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

How to Create an ELearning Course on a Tight Budget? 14 Lessons from Top Learning Designers

JoomlaLMS

Blog articlesWhen it comes to eLearning, there are two hot topics that never go out of style in the eLearning circles. The first one is “How to create a qualitative and engaging eLearning course?” and the second one is how to do so on a tight budget. Because the two of them determine the success of your eLearning business in the long run: whether you will have a steady stream of customers waiting to get enrolled in your courses and whether the funding is used wisely.

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Two Global Brand Digital Retail Transformation Case Studies: Lessons & Challenges

Zunos

In this article, we’ll be discussing a very specific slice of digital retail transformation: how we overhauled and modernized the communication and training infrastructures of two multinational retail brands that each have tens of thousands of store employees.

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. Lessons for the RFP process. There were a lot of lessons that will help to develop a more detailed RFP (Request for Proposal). Lessons about the benefits of an LMS.

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How to Write a Lesson Plan for Corporate Training

learnWorlds

This trend encourages teachers to adjust to new conditions; most of them start thinking about creating and selling online courses , practicing distance schooling, or earning extra money by planning online lessons for corporate trainers. But, the catch is that an effective lesson plan for online trainees is not the same as for traditional students. What is a Lesson Plan? The Components of Lesson Plans. ” It will allow you to specify clear lesson objectives.

9 Simple Hacks to Write Better Knowledge Base Articles

TechSmith Camtasia

It is usually a collection of articles with images, videos, and text included. Creating your own knowledge base article can benefit readers as they can find all the information they need in your article. This first step will prime your article for success.

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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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. by Kevin Siegel      Let's face it, some of the eLearning content you are required to create is a bit. shall we say, dry? A tad boring? A teeny bit heavy on the text and short on graphics? One easy way to spruce up your eLearning content is to add characters (or guides).

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Learning Circuits 3D Article

Kapp Notes

As part of the blog book tour, Tony and Karl wrote an article for ASTD Learning Circuit s called Lessons Learned from Conducting 3D Virtual World Learning Experiences Here are some of those lessons, go to the article to see more detail and the "missing" lessons. Lesson 1: Solve a real business need with the implementation of the virtual immersive environment. Lesson 3: Allow learners time alone with their avatar.

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. Ok, I admit, I’m a dog person, so I love these articles. This article outlines several ways to offer your content more cost-effectively and incorporate new content without big investments.

5 Distance Learning Lessons for Higher Ed from the Business World

Litmos

They’re hired by a college because they know a lot about a certain subject, and they learn how to teach or organize a lesson in one of two ways: By trial and error in the classroom. The post 5 Distance Learning Lessons for Higher Ed from the Business World appeared first on SAP Litmos.

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. It’s not a long article, but there are lot of meaty ideas that can help you look at how your team is performing today and identify some fundamental changes that could make a big difference in your strategy for people development.

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. The article offers three strategies you can apply to achieve future aspirations. This article outlines specific details to cover that will help employees recognize and avoid danger if the situation comes up.

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Learning from Our Mothers: 8 Lessons from the World's Greatest Trainers

Litmos

But let us be the first to admit: many of life’s most important lessons, knowledge, and skills are learned off the job (and maybe even before we ever had one). The post Learning from Our Mothers: 8 Lessons from the World's Greatest Trainers appeared first on SAP Litmos. ArticlesWe might pride ourselves on our top-notch LMS and training content, and how it can help learners develop as professionals and as people.

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How To Create Custom Lesson Layouts for Your LearnDash Courses

LearnDash

Simply put, if you want to create a professional layout for your lessons, then Visual Composer is the way to go. On this page is where you can select to apply Visual Composer to LearnDash custom post types (Courses, Lessons, Topics, Quizzes, etc.). Navigate to an existing LearnDash lesson (or create a new one if you don’t have any yet). Most people want to create an online course that is not only useful, but that is also visually appearing.

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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. If so, check out this article which borrows from Hollywood’s story-telling prowess to shape your presentations into “two thumbs up” hits.

The Father Effect: Lessons Learned from Our Dads

Litmos

While, I don’t have children of my own, I have benefitted greatly from the many lessons learned from my dad and grandpa. There’s so much we can learn from the internet or from learning programs, but some of life’s lessons are best learned from the fathers in our lives or whoever fills the “father” role in your world. One of the many lessons I learned from him was "nothing ventured, nothing gained.”. Articles

The Case For Social Learning: Lessons From Successful Online Businesses

Dan Keckan

In this article, we’ll talk about what social learning theory can teach us about engaging our audience online and lessons from online businesses successfully leveraging social with their online offerings. Learners today expect courses to include social and interactive components. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Social Learning Collaborative Learning Editors' Choice Social Learning Tips Social Learning Trends

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. OK, I’m a sucker for puppies, but this article has some great reminders of what good leadership means, especially for trainers. This article offers some advice on the question.

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. Start by telling them what the lesson is. If all of the information is important, consider splitting the information into multiple lessons. We find using four slides is an optimal number for directed-focus lessons.

The Future of Work: Lessons In Job Architecture and Career Management

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

As I’ve discussed in several articles , the hyper-competitive job market has made internal mobility one of the most important strategies in HR. Read more» The post The Future of Work: Lessons In Job Architecture and Career Management appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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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. In my session: I will give Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Game Design on Wednesday, January 22nd from 1:15 – 2:15 pm. Bottom-Line Performance has done simulation and learning game design for table-top/live events for many years.

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Training Lessons from the Navy SEALs: Making the Bed Matters

BizLibrary

While you'd have a hard time convincing your staff to undergo SEAL training, you can learn a few lessons about the value of soft skills from SEAL training. The post Training Lessons from the Navy SEALs: Making the Bed Matters appeared first on BizLibrary. Article employee training soft skills training program tipsNavy SEAL training isn't about physical conditioning, but mental conditioning. The training focuses on teaching soft skills to create leaders.

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. A version of this article just appeared on Inc.com. development elearning Leadership Learning Marketing Microlearning Millennials social learning business business leader business lessons leader leaders leadership development lessons organizational development world cup

In the media: 8 lessons for moving learning content online

eLearn Help

Here are 8 lessons for success. 8 lessons for moving learning content online. Click the link to read the article: [link]. The post In the media: 8 lessons for moving learning content online appeared first on eLearnhelp. Are you creating online content? Interview with Rebecca Marshall, founder eLearn Help and eLearn Hub. Thanks to VETtrak and Job Ready for the initiative! link]. Moving learning content online is a process that any education provider can begin today.

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3 lessons from the Lloyds Bank fine

Eukleia

The recent FCA fine imposed on Lloyds Bank contains three key lessons for all UK financial institutions. In this article, Principal Consultant, Liz Hornby, examines the details of the fine, what it means in the context of the SMCR, and the potential implications in the current climate. There are three key lessons here for all UK financial institutions. Lesson 1: Treating Customers Fairly, Vulnerable Customers and the Conduct Rules. Lesson 3: Adequate training.

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. The post L&D lessons from learning games research appeared first on Sponge UK. Gamification and learning games are a popular way to make workplace learning more engaging, but what makes an effective learning game?

Research Helps Identify Learner Engagement Trends

InSync Training

As part of our 20 Modern Learning Lessons Learned in 20 Years series , Chip highlights the purpose and value of his research into learner engagement. A casual review of current literature in academic research finds more than 300 scholarly articles and more than 2,000 trade articles in 2019 alone that use the term “learner engagement,” but few commentators define learner engagement.

8 Lessons Learned for Converting In-Person Training to Virtual Training

The Learning Dispatch

Based on our experience in developing accessible elearning, here are eight lessons learned to help get you started. The post 8 Lessons Learned for Converting In-Person Training to Virtual Training appeared first on Microassist.

How to Bring the Best Lessons from COVID-19 Back to Work

Avilar

Here are four lessons learned from COVID-19 that will stay with us long after we return to work. . As this Forbes article points out, for COVID-19, the next pandemic or, really, any business disruption, the basics of business continuity planning are the same: set up your planning and response team, understand and analyze your risks, and devise your strategy. The post How to Bring the Best Lessons from COVID-19 Back to Work appeared first on The Avilar Blog.

Optimize Your Training: Lessons from the Airline Industry

Training Orchestra

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. In this article, you will learn: The parallels between the training and airline industries. The post Optimize Your Training: Lessons from the Airline Industry appeared first on Training Orchestra

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. 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. However, I also understand that a graphic is a preferred focal point for many people. So with that in mind, I try to illustrate concepts, relationships, processes, etc.

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Progressive Insurance gives interns an entry-level lesson in the new reality of office work

CLO Magazine

This article was originally published by Chief Learning Officer ‘s sister publication, Workforce. The post Progressive Insurance gives interns an entry-level lesson in the new reality of office work appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Games lessons

Clive on Learning

This week's Economist carried an interesting article about the use of video games at school.

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. This article from Patti Shank, workplace e-learning expert, explores why valuable training outcomes may take more time than simple content. This article focuses on how training can amp up everyone’s game when launching a new software solution. Did we miss any of your favorite articles?

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. The post Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable appeared first on Everwise. Achieving gender parity in the workplace has never been a simple goal. The obstacles to true equality are abundant.

The happy selfscanner: lessons about introducing new technologies

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

When scanning a second article, I heard KATCHIENG a cash register sound. My supermarket introduced self-scanners. I'm not someone who is at the forefront of any new technology. For instance I'm secretly against the microwave. Yet I've thrown myself into the self-scan adventure because it seemed a good experience. I would like to experience and compare myself with anyone in an organization that does not feel like a new tool.

5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

Inspired by a Google News search for “training” (that came up with absolutely zero results in the first several pages related to employee software adoption) in this article, I zoom out and take a look at what is happening in the news and what we can learn from the many aspects of training in other industries. And with this final lesson, I’m sure you are ready to close this blog and get back to work.