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. In it, Microassist Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny briefly introduces a list of diverse, informative, and recently published articles related to learning and development. I wrote an article for TD Magazine that can help.

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. In this blog, we will attempt to draw out interactive elearning development lessons by benchmarking Vanguard of Valor. _ Vanguard of Valor also contains a compendium of lessons learned from past military engagements. Our Belief.

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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. Article Categories. In a recent article in Learning Solutions , she maps the intersection of artificial intelligence, learning, and accessibility.

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Adobe Captivate & eLearning: Screen Reader Best Practices

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. For instance, there's a section in the article that deals with compatible applications, something that is often overlooked. by Kevin Siegel. Last week I wrote about some Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Working with Screen Readers

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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 out loud. For instance, if you're someone who is in the market for a screen reader, there's a section in the article that deals with compatible applications, something that is often overlooked.

Convert eLearning into microlearning to supercharge your LMS

eLearning Architect

In this article, I'm going to discuss some simply techniques that learning designers might want to consider using to drastically improve the user experience from within the LMS interface. Most learning designers will create a module and the lesson structure within the eLearning course itself (I'll talk about why they do this later on). That might contain additional PDF documents and maybe cheat sheets, handouts, anything that could be maybe downloaded or printed.

10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

Ed App

In this article we’ll look at what’s good and bad about all types of microlearning including costs of creation, ease of content distribution, ability to update content plus how easy it is to access the associated technology. Ultimately, AR can be as simple as overlaying a PDF into a field of vision to completely overlaying reality and augmenting it (see Microsoft’s Hololens technology for great examples of what’s possible). PDF microlearning.

How I Created This Interactive E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

There is one custom piece in lesson 6 where I inserted a Storyline interaction. You’ll also notice animated.gifs in some of the other lessons. Lesson 1: The Mission. For this lesson, I opted for a full-width image. Lesson 2: Learn More… I wanted to show a way to create an easy branching structure to direct people to specific lessons. Lessons 1 and 2 are the pre-content. Lesson 3: The Trip to Mars. Lesson 5: Did You Know?

PlatCore Learning Management System 3.0

PlatCore

Once you register for the course, you can see your lessons, progress, and grades – all in the same view. . These can reference articles, courses, topics, and much more. . Learners can also download a pdf of their transcripts. . You can e xpand and contract all lessons and quickly re arrange the order of your content. . PlatCore’s latest release shows our devotion to the learner experience.

The Best Enterprise LMS 2.0 for Training and Knowledge Retention

Zunos

Learners watch a video or read a PDF and take notes, and managers hope the employees remember most of the material when they leave the training session. And that’s despite the fact that researchers tested recall immediately after a lesson. Lessonly. Learn more about Lessonly.

Elearning & Online Accessibility Tools for Training & HR Leaders

The Learning Dispatch

From a PDF brochure to a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation of your last shareholders meeting, document files must conform to accessibility standards. This in-depth article answers common questions and outlines the steps and tools for making elearning accessible for all learners. A discussion on lessons learned and what it takes to convert classroom training to online learning platforms. How to engage all your learners when faced with moving training online?

Stop Planning, Start Doing

LearnDash

Sharing articles, networking with other bloggers, and (you guessed it) building an email list. Really make these couple lessons the highest of quality. If that sounds like too much work upfront then instead take the time to create a 5-page PDF report that gives some really actionable tips. Writing helpful articles on weightlifting and health and sharing in groups and forums. Perpetual planning will kill your business.

10 Free HIPAA training courses

Ed App

Engaging multisensory lessons that keep learners actively participating. With the importance of HIPAA training and the advantages of receiving it online in mind, this article will take a look at some of the free online HIPAA training options that are available.

22 Reasons Why WordPress+LearnDash is the Best for an Online School

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

In this article, we’re going to explore 22 features that make WordPress + LearnDash the right choice for any e-Learning site (including your own future school site). You’ll understand this in greater detail as we’ll move on in this article. #3.

How Can Enterprises Get Better Training ROI with Blended Learning Solutions?

Hurix Digital

A better option is to access online resources, upload on an online corporate training platform and then send the link to the article, PDF, presentation or a document to the learners. An instructor can supplement classroom lessons with presentations and also online games that allow employees to practice their skills in a virtual environment, get a ‘first-hand’ experience how the knowledge can be put to practice in real-time settings, and also learn from mistakes.

Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

In this article we'll explore an alternative that won't blow your budget. Projects have included building interactive PDF storyboards, complex adjustments to our Squarespace website, proofreading training courses and articles, working through bookkeeping issues on our cloud-based accounting software and designing marketing templates for downloadable bonus material from our website (you can see all our freebies here ).

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8 UX Questions to Answer Before You Take Sales Enablement Mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

The K-12 space often teaches corporate L&D some valuable lessons. This article published by EdSurge focuses on creating educational apps for middle schoolers and high schoolers. Make sure any content we want them to reference is suited for viewing on their mobile device instead of assuming they will do visual and hand gymnastics to read a PDF that was never designed to be read on anything smaller than a desktop.

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From ‘have to learn’ to ‘want to learn’ at PwC France

Coorpacademy

Murielle Navarre, Head of Talent & Development, at PwC France, explains in this article published in The People Space how a new training resource gives employees more control and enjoyment as they upskill. PwC learners particularly appreciate the fact that they are asked questions before any teaching takes place, meaning they only ever get offered the lessons they need. Read the article in The People Space! .

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How to Create A LearnDash Course Certificate?

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Well, that’s precisely what we’re going to cover in this article. Follow the steps below to preview your course certificate: Create a test course that has not more than one lesson. Complete or mark the lesson complete.

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

learnWorlds

Consider this article as a checklist for building your online school, and go through the following steps to help you out. The most common learning activities on courses are ebooks, PDFs, video and audio lessons. PDF is the best format to use for your Word documents, or you can spice them up using the LearnWorlds’ Ebook Authoring Tool to create a web-friendly ebook. This is done through our video and PDF watermark settings.

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How Can Enterprises Get Better Training ROI with Blended Learning Solutions?

Hurix Digital

A better option is to access online resources, upload on an online platform and then send the link to the article, PDF, presentation or a document to the learners. An instructor can supplement classroom lessons with presentations and also online games that allow employees to practice their skills in a virtual environment, get a ‘first-hand’ experience how the knowledge can be put to practice in real-time settings, and also learn from mistakes.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018

learnWorlds

You can learn a valuable lesson through failure that will get you that much closer to your success. His eight-step plan can guide you from research to development of the teaching curriculum and comes as a downloadable PDF. Objectives tell the learner or us how they will be able to know, whether or not they have learned and understood the lesson. This way the instructor can see in which ways they can shape each lesson around their main priorities for learning.

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Buzzword: Micro-learning

Xyleme

Examples include: A lesson of the week on the back of the toilet door (as done at Google). Similarly, there’s no point just giving someone a 60 page PDF document. – This article was authored by Mark Berthelemy, a Customer Account Manager at Xyleme, Inc. I was introduced recently to a new buzz word making its way across the learning & development industry: Micro-learning.

The Learner’s Journey: A Process For Helping People Learn To Change

Dashe & Thomson

The goal of this article is to explain that connection and in the process provide a way to better understand how people learn as well as change. The organization experiences successful change along with many lessons and rewards from the journey. Download a PDF of the Learner’s Journey). The Learner’s Journey (PDF). It recently occurred to me how much Hollywood can teach us about how people learn as well as change.

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How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)

learnWorlds

In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about how to create an online course. You can learn a valuable lesson through failure that will get you that much closer to your success. His eight-step plan can guide you from research to development of the teaching curriculum and comes as a downloadable PDF. Objectives tell the learner or us how they will be able to know whether or not they have learned and understood the lesson. eBooks or PDF files.

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users

LearnDash

So, large play that we attract people is through our articles, our videos. If you Google weight loss for men over 40, this will be the article that owns the zero position in Google and these long form articles really just provide a ton of value and we do these long form articles that have imbedded opt ins for some of our great opt in offers. This is what a lesson will look like if it’s not completed.

The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Unfortunately, most trainers and faculty believe that the deployment of powerpoint and pdf notes on a learning management system equals the development of eLearning content. The goal of this article is to explain the hard to point nuances that differentiate traditional content from eLearning content. This term immediately converts your lesson into a game!

3 Examples that explain Copyright Policies for eLearning Developers

TalentLMS

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. Introduction to Databases [PDF]. ELearning course development requires you to borrow artifacts and intellectual material from the Internet all the time. This includes linking to external resources.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Marys City Schools, Links To Other Case Studies, And News Articles. 50+ Effective Mobile Learning Tips and Resources [PDF] – By Shelly Terrel. Lessons on mLearning. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps.

How can I start my own e-learning business?

Pinlearn

This is what this article aims at. We will comprehend the aspects of finding a niche later in this article. I have discussed the ways to develop an e-learning site in the later parts of this article. They are only eligible to access the course lessons up to the validity of their subscription. You can upload your own courses in multiple formats including PDF, audio and video. I hope this article was helpful to you.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

You can see a more detailed article about how to leverage a network of champions by clicking here. “ Write a detailed overview of how you want this content broken down into individual modules, chapters and lessons. Upload the content to your LMS and add basic interactive elements such as multiple choice questions at the end of each lesson or chapter. I was recently invited to speak at the annual Learning Technologies conference in London.

How to build an effective online course

eLearning 24-7

There are some that forget that the term “content” means more than just an ebook, or a PDF or a document or even a video. Scenario or Lesson or Assessment – I’m a fan of Scenarios as the way to verify and help people retain the information they are learning or bring trained upon, more so than an assessment which validates nothing – except the ability to memorize or guess. I still cringe at freshman year in HS with my Algebra teacher and his lessons.

The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

You can download the nicely formatted PDF here: elearningjoe-captivate9features. Create responsively-designed lessons so that they look perfect on any device. . Preview – various ways to preview a lesson or parts of a lesson, including previewing in SCORM Cloud. Table of Contents – lets learners choose locations in the lesson. Themes – for quick changes to look and feel of lessons. Print – your lessons in various formats. Lesson Reviews.

Bundle resources and you may not need courses

Clive on Learning

These resources can take various forms: Web articles, written in an engaging, journalistic manner, rather like blogs. More formal reference material, in HTML or PDF format. In a recent project we used web articles as the gateways, each article drawing on the resources most closely related to a particular topic. More and more I am being asked by clients to help them assemble a collection of resources to support some new business initiative.

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

In this article, we will define knowledge and how using your LMS, you can share tacit and explicit knowledge using some knowledge management strategies. In this article, we dig into the science behind the knowledge-sharing tools and reveal how they can be implemented using the features of your learning management system. What makes knowledge so hard to capture?

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How Much Does It Cost to Develop an Online Course?

learnWorlds

This article attempts to make out an estimation on the cost of the course development process taking into account all the categories of costs that go into it. Reuse old content: reuse older content as your course material can be taken from older sources e.g. blog, a PDF or a recorded lesson saving you both time and money on content writing. Whether it’s worth to create a course or not is a question that many people so eagerly want to get an answer to.

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How to Build Compliance Training in 5 Easy Steps

eLearningArt

Like I said in the Importance of Compliance Training article , when it comes to compliance training, we can produce learning that’s among the most important we will ever deliver. link] (Click the “Training Requirements in OSHA Standards” link to view the PDF.). Instead of dragging the viewer through the whole big stack of compliance-related material, why not create smaller, focused scenarios and introductory lessons built around the points of impact areas. Compliance.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

This article is designed to be your A-to-Z guide to learning analytics. As a refresher , here is an article on What is Learning Analytics ?). Watch and Learn even more with our video on Analyzing lesson activity data to build better eLearning ! If budget and ROI are your main concerns, this article focuses on How To Get The Most From eLearning While Increasing ROI. Use of resources (video, PDF, etc.). Take this entire guide with you!

The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Unfortunately, most trainers and faculty believe that the deployment of powerpoint and pdf notes on a learning management system equals the development of eLearning content. The goal of this article is to explain the hard to point nuances that differentiate traditional content from eLearning content. This term immediately converts your lesson into a game!

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session. It was the first ever public session for Placeware - a virtual meeting software company that was much later acquired by Microsoft and became Microsoft Live Meeting. Because it was their first ever public session and my first ever online session neither of us knew what we were doing.

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