Using Microlearning to Accelerate Productivity


And, like a snack, micro-learning boosts productivity by getting information to learners when they need it. Learners access the lesson when they need it, use that information to accomplish their task, and consult the lesson when they complete the task again.

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.

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2018 Top 5 Product updates


As 2018 is drawing to a close, we take a look back at the Top 5 product updates that have been implemented for online training in our authoring and LMS all-in-one platform this year. In 2018 the product team hooked us up to Zapier.

Making a good impression–and other innovation insights for product managers Dec 22, 2017


Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. Putting your best foot forward as a product manager. Mind the Product 2017 in Review – lessons for product managers.

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


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 focuses on how training can amp up everyone’s game when launching a new software solution.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017


From team member, Colin Daymude, Director of Product Marketing. 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.”. The post mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017 appeared first on mLevel.

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5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

Whether you have a classroom style training environment or use mobile apps to train, be aware and take action to get employees focused on learning new skills, improving their abilities, and bettering their productivity.

Course of Week: Achieving Productivity


You’ve read every “how to improve productivityarticle you’ve come across with no results. Luckily there are many overlooked ways to improve productivity, decrease inefficiency, manage your time, and become a better employee.

The Secret To Shooting Company Productivity Through The Roof

Ed App

If your company is slow off the start line, or maybe jumps the gun, its productivity can be easily hindered. That’s why it’s time to implement a strategy that is going to make your company’s productivity shoot through the roof. In this article, we outline how microlearning significantly boosts your company’s productivity. This not only avoids taking time away from productive work hours, but also builds on training productivity.

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.

Simple Screencast Production Tips for Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

So today, we’ll look at a few simple production tips to help you get started. The other day I was reviewing a product video for some new gadget. However, use the activities to reinforce a previous lesson as you introduce new skills.

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. That said, there is advice in the book that wouldn't be as productive for eLearning, and might not even be cost-effective in some situations. 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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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.

6 Effective Ways To Increase Employee Productivity


For all the improvements in communications, business IT, collaboration tools and technology in general, running a productive team remains as hard as it ever was. In this post we’ll examine 6 tried and true ways to improve employee productivity.

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

ATD Learning Technologies

Hanging the fabric and shaping it on a mannequin lets them envision the final product without investing too heavily in an idea that is still being formed. Editor’s Note: This article is reposted from Allen Interaction’s E-Learning Leadership Blog

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.

Moving Beyond MOOCs: Experiments in Non-traditional Product Education by Julia Wilkowski

Learning Solutions Magazine

article you will find some of their “lessons learned.”. There is considerable controversy over MOOCs, and their value is still a matter for debate. However, there. are examples of MOOCs that work. The question is, why? Another question is, how? The engineering.

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.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Hence: Below are products that are either open source free or free or free with limited functionality. All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010. Great stuff again this month.

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


Connect to consumers through your business and hang onto the reason why they need your products or services. A version of this article originally appeared on 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.

3 Myths That Prevent You from Learning


Those who sleep less are more productive. But what about the quality of your productivity, more precisely your cognitive performance? Related articles: Neuroscience: learning in 4 steps. Articles Catherine Meilleur

Best Customer Education Blogs: 25 Must-Reads for Learning Professionals

Talented Learning

While not exhaustive, the following list also showcases multiple topics, including slice-of-life cases that demonstrate lessons learned from companies with customer training programs. By Eoghan Quigley , Product Marketing Manager. PRODUCT TRAINING STRATEGIES AND TECHNOLOGIES.

3 Elements of Effective Communication for Your Next eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

As the editor of my college newspaper, I learned this lesson many times over. We would run into situations where a writer would fail to deliver their article before deadline and not tell anyone, which caused ripple effects throughout the paper.

24 New Lectora Online Support Videos You Should Watch

eLearning Brothers

These videos use our Customizable Courseware lessons as examples, but they’re also a great way to get familiar with using Lectora Online for any eLearning project. Take a look at all the videos and articles from eLearning Brothers Support now: Support.

7 Leadership Lessons You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way


Whether that be the way your team drives revenue, the products and services you offer, or an old school leadership approach. ” In the years after his retirement, the company struggled to remember the principle of quality and its products took a major turn for the worst. ” A version of this article originally appeared on Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader.

Your Company's Growth Demands CX Training


I call this a Customer Experience Mission, but it should include the reason customers are buying your products, not just about the products themselves. It’s not about the hiking boots and fishing poles, but what they are doing once they buy those products.

Filming starts for our new series to support charity digital skills

Clear Lessons

The Clear Lessons Foundation has therefore teamed up with Gemma Critchley from Aviva, Mike Collins from River Island, Anthony Williams from Costa Coffee and Kevin Maye from Good Things Foundation to produce free video resources to help charities tackle their digital skills.

Top 3 Reasons Your Salespeople Need Ongoing, Online Training


Ensure product knowledge and continuous development. To stay up-to-speed on products, services, messaging, and the customer experience promise, they need ongoing training and regular reminders of lessons learned. Picture this scenario.

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Are you going digital?

Clear Lessons

He is skilled in using technology to support learning and has experience with video production, graphic design, audio, instructional design, building communities of practice and social. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation.

Training in 2020: Five Priorities for the New Year


Others are hiring more training staff, training more learners, or buying new training products. 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. 2020 is around the corner. Is your training program ready for the new year? If so, you’re not alone.

Customer training your clients will love


If you've ever been to the Apple store, you know that it's kind of an experience: you can buy products there; you can get your devices fixed there; and there are scheduled Today at Apple programs — like a music lab, a photo walk, or kids' programs. . Market new products to existing customers.

Optimizing Ideation


When problems arise, or when there’s a need for a new product or service, time typically is of the essence. Sharing the lesson learned, regardless of outcome, is as important as the actual experiment.

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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. Articles Course Content content curation elearning content off-the-shelf courses

Using video as an alternative to create learning content


In this article we'll look at ways to use video to deliver meaningful digital learning content. Add a second camera angle - This will allow the post production team to switch back and forth between the different camera angles.

Training to align with the new world of Retail


Retail organizations face the unique challenge of training sales associates on an often ever-changing catalog of products. Create training programs that refine customer service skills, reinforce and/or introduce product knowledge, and deepen their commitment to company culture.