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.

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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.

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.

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Performance Learning Productivity

This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. The course was basically a summary of the findings of The Lessons of Experience study done over a 13-year period at the Center and published in 1988. That left us with 75% of the Lessons of Success for the other three categories.

Learning Goals and Objectives in Course Design

learnWorlds

this article, we are going to explore in-depth the role of Learning Goals and Objectives in course design and how to prepare a lesson plan based on them. Learning Objectives are measurable subgoals of a lesson and inform particular learning outcomes. Sample activities.

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5 Transformations Underway in Learning & Development Industry in 2019

ProProfs

Each nanodegree program comes with expert feedback, community support and involves creating sample projects so that users can build their first portfolios. Thanks to extensive guides, blog articles and videos posted online, users can discover DIY ideas, master languages or learn to programme.

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Performance Learning Productivity

This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. The course was basically a summary of the findings of The Lessons of Experience study done over a 13-year period at the Center and published in 1988. That left us with 75% of the Lessons of Success for the other three categories.

Training Employees Actually Makes Them Smarter

TOPYX LMS

The article How Learning Management Systems Support Deep Learning says, “Deep learning happens when each learner is offered a truly personalized learning experience. Here is a small sampling of these features: Learning paths – Would you agree that educational courses are often overwhelming?

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Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

This brilliant article encapsulates the challenges of concentrating on one task at a time. Data is the crux on which IA can be used effectively, sample some possibilities. This is an interesting article that compares AI and IA and offers insights.

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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. The key to a successful project Going through the process of outsourcing these small projects has taught me an excellent lesson in using a website like Upwork and managing projects in general.

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How Machine Learning and AI are Making Online Learning More Beneficial

QuoDeck

Similarly, Byjus leverages data, ML and AI to offer personalized lessons. The online lessons include various animations and other visual effects to increase the engagement of the students. This article was first published on Stoodnt.com.

The Year in Learning: 2019 Edition

The Learning Dispatch

Learning and development is a constantly evolving field, and every month Microassist’s Senior Learning Architect, Kevin Gumienny , highlights a few articles that provide insight into the field. Might lessons from scrollytelling apply? The samples.

This Month in Learning – Summer Edition

The Learning Dispatch

Each edition also features learning and development articles and blogs curated across the web. We have gathered his This Month in Learning (TMIL) June, July and August articles to add to your “must read” list. .

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

Friday, May 10, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Leadership Lessons for Any Occasion (Free for ATD members) Periodicals such as "Harvard Business Review" and "Fast Company" recently have featured cover story articles on the importance of effective storytelling in business.

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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. Your choices on learning strategies, lesson material, and instructional activities.

Leader development is the question. Is mobile the answer?

Allison Rossett

The issue of transfer is tackled by reminders and abbreviated lessons and examples there at the moment of need. To our surprise, only 4% of a professionally active sample reported that they were using mobile devices for enterprise learning and support. Gina Yusypchuk and I looked at the question of mobile apps for leader development in an article published in CLO Magazine.

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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. Objectives tell the learner or us how they will be able to know, whether or not they have learned and understood the lesson. Sample Verbs for Writing Learning Objectives.

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Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

If you stop updating later, you can call your blog posts “articles” and hide the dates so it doesn’t look like an abandoned blog. There are also limitations to the types of files you can share, so you may have to host portfolio samples elsewhere and link to them.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. There are two ways to acquire screencast videos to use with a lesson: Find a screencast video that is already available from YouTube, Kahn Academy , neoK12 , or other sources.

The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

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. Lesson Reviews.

Is Your Organization Losing Its Brain? Collecting Stories to Transfer Knowledge

Vignettes Learning

says Yuki Noguchi in her article "Businesses Try To Stave Off Brain Drain As Boomers Retire." "Not says Douglas MacMillan in his article "Issue: Retiring Employees, Lost Knowledge." Here are some more samples: I’d love to hear your thoughts about this topic.

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Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

EI Design

In this article, I will share my “cheat sheet” that you can use to evaluate and select the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development. The article also outlines the advantages of outsourcing your eLearning content development. Samples.

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will share my “cheat sheet” that you can use to evaluate and select the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development. You can refer to my article Is Outsourcing eLearning Content Development Right For You to review the triggers that typically initiate the outsourcing process. The article also outlines the advantages of outsourcing your eLearning content development. Samples. Ask for samples showcasing innovative learning strategies.

Commercial Games with Educational Value

Kapp Notes

First example is Kurt Squire.read about what he has done in the article Let the Games Begin. What I like about the article is that it gives a balanced account of trying to add a commercial game into the mix of a classroom.

Top 3 Collaboration Activities for your eLearning Course

eFront

In this article, we’ll share the top three forms of collaboration activities for your eLearning course that have proven to enhance eLearning experiences. Skills and Projects: This page can have links to projects and samples of technical skills (for example, Photoshop projects etc.)

9 of Your Customer Service Training Questions, Answered

Continu

Roleplaying is a method of contextual learning and helps solidify the concepts that trainees have learned in previous lessons. Here’s a small sample of questions that roleplaying may not answer: If a customer asks to speak to a manager, who should the rep go to?

Transform Unused Learning Data Into Valuable Business Predictors

CLO Magazine

In fact, according to a recent TechCrunch article, organizations that rank the highest for leveraging data have: A return of 5 to 6 percent higher output and productivity than less data-driven counterparts.

Day 4. Getting to grips with SCORM API

LearnUpon

This article would be too long and sleep-inducing if we had to cover all of the possible attributes. suspend_data or lesson_location : These attributes are typically used for bookmarking data and are examples of a read/write type field. The SCORM has set lesson_status to “ completed ”.

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Revisiting the Systematic Design Model

Adobe Captivate

In the place of a written lectures, micro-videos, audio files, instructional articles and/or sites that distill the major concepts addressed in the lessons are more appropriate. See the appendix of this document for a sample conceptual map.

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

Elucidat

Produced in collaboration with Nice Media , this interactive enables users to sample audio and video content, followed with a single page of concise tips and tricks. If there’s one lesson to take away from why Google is so popular (and obviously there’s a lot more than this!),

The shape of minds to come

Learning with e's

She made some important contributions to his stages of cognitive development theory (which will be featured in greater depth in some upcoming articles on this blog). Deductive reasoning methods can therefore also be applied to good effect in just about any lesson on any subject.

Day 4. How SCORM tracks course content

LearnUpon

This article would be too long and sleep-inducing if we had to cover all of the possible attributes. suspend_data or lesson_location : These attributes are typically used for bookmarking data and are examples of a read/write type field. The SCORM has set lesson_status to “ completed ”.

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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014

OpenSesame

The narrowed search options include "Articles, including patents" and "Case law". Have popular articles read to you by trained voice actors. Flipboard - Beautiful tile layout makes browsing articles a visually-stunning experience.

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Rapid Scenario Building and More FREE Templates and Images

eLearningArt

I suggest you read Tom’s article on the 3C model to learn more. The scenario sample I’ve done above is between versions 2 and 3 because it specifically points out the correct and incorrect choice. I hope you found the lessons and free downloads useful.