Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging. I started blogging in December 2006 as a tool for my own professional development. Now I have my business in one place and my blog in another, which splits my online identity.

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Design for Learning is written by Natalie Laderas-Kilkenny, a former coworker of mine who blogs on education and technology. Tracy Hamilton writes Discovery through eLearning.

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5 Training Strategy Tips for Global Organizations

InfoPro Learning

HR teams are now looking for ways to develop training strategies that are tailored to meet the needs of global teams. In this article, we will share with you 5 training strategy tips that will help you boost engagement and productivity among your global teams. Not too long-ago L&D professionals were working hard to ensure that all their eLearning training content was mobile responsive in hopes to increase employee engagement and the overall effectiveness of training.

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Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Kirkpatrick Revisited by Barbara on April 18, 2011 in Instructional Design After I finished my post a few weeks ago on Reevaluating Evaluation , I found out that Donald Kirkpatrick , the granddaddy of the Four Levels of Evaluation, was taking a farewell tour before his retirement and would be presenting a workshop at the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) in Minneapolis.

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devices) but has many uses in eLearning. commentary goes on to explore strategies to help. Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video. and is displayed in the most effective way possible.

Blended Learning as a powerful strategy for corporate training success

InfoPro Learning

However, Quickly developing elearning programs that are both engaging and effective has proven to be quite a challenge. Fortunately using a blended learning strategy for custom eLearning development has been proven to create engaging learning experiences that make an impact. This strategy also includes the just-in-time support materials needed to increase knowledge application. Developing a successful eLearning program starts with the end results.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?” The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles. Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Managed Learning Service: A Strategy Makeover for 2020

InfoPro Learning

However, it also takes a considerable amount of time and effort to plan, create and implement effective employee training programs. If you are like many L&D professionals, you are probably searching for ways to improve your learning strategy for 2020. Improve the Efficiency of You Training and Development Strategy. Your MLS provider can help you identify the most cost-effective way to achieve your training goals.

Training Blogs That Motivate Learning

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Training blogs provide intricate insights into the ‘how-to’s’ and benefits of mobile learning employee training strategy. We provide you with five of the best training blogs to motivate the learning of your employees. eLearning Industry. eLearning Industry provides a vast selection of posts on various topics, providing motivation to learn throughout your enterprise. Top tips on how to motivate learning from eLearning Industry: Ask for feedback.

BLOG: #UTGForum updates

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A 'blended approach' - never been a big fan of the expression as it's a throw back to when eLearning first came out and wasn't very good! look at your fundamentals most can be addressed by good quality eLearning that engages the user. Can budget be satisfied with eLearning or is some F2F required?Quotes Quotes a Forbes 2014 article which stated how eLearning spending will reach $107b dollars in 2015. MORNING!So

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years. According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1).

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

Effective Learning Strategies Are Never “One Size Fits All”

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Join us April 19 to discover how to create effective personalized learning experiences and how Docebo’s Pages helps you bring them to life. Truly effective personalized experiences put the individual learner at the centre of the learning path by ensuring the pace at which learning occurs and the approach deployed are optimized to individual needs. Personalized training helps organizations make training more effective and efficient.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. While we may like to believe that directing and guiding our learners to new understanding is the most effective way to educate, the traditional Instructor-Led Training (ILT) model fails to recognize that our learners have changed. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Power of Your Network by Michael on February 9, 2011 in customer service , marketing , sales , social learning Whether it is building our LinkedIn Contacts or Followers on Twitter, gathering Friends on Facebook or Yammering with our fellow work teams, the buzz of “networking” is always present. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Learning from The King’s Speech by Jolene on February 26, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning , social learning With the Academy Awards coming up, one of the most talked about movies this month must be The King’s Speech, which I finally saw this weekend. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? But why is video so much more effective at accelerating innovation than, say, print – or even eLearning? Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Like Marsha (above) I am a graduate student at Roosevelt University and focus on technologies like YouTube as an effective learning tool.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? by Jolene on March 11, 2011 in Gaming Theory , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning Over the last year or so, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to incorporate games into eLearning instructional design projects. To be effective the game must make work seem like play. Blog this!

Designing An Effective Elearning Content Strategy

Origin Learning

Just like with anything, your elearning course must have a carefully thought out plan and the right mix of elements in order to be able to capture the audience. Content strategy is the plan which outlines what form of content will be made available to learners in what form. Designing an effective elearning strategy involves communicating all the training material to employees in a way that best appeals to their learning psychology. Then Subscribe to this Blog !

How to create an effective test for your employee training strategy

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Because the future of your company can be different depending on how effective your training programs have been. The tips we share are not narrowly focused on the steps necessary to create a test but rather aim to help you organize your online test taking strategy.

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Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Moving from Teacher to Facilitator by Michael on January 25, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Facilitation , Informal Learning , Training Development As a leader and teacher in the classroom and online for over 15 years, I still face the challenge of making content “real” for learners. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! I find your blog page quite interesting.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? If you’ve been ignoring LMS vendor blogs, it’s time to take a closer look. And I’m increasingly impressed by the quality of content in some LMS blogs. For smart vendors, a blog is not another way to manipulate you with product marketing messages or achieve keyword dominance in search engines. The Totara blog is one reason why.

Blog: What's Your eLearning Strategy For Consumer Credit Compliance?

Unicorn Training

So what’s your eLearning strategy for compliance? Things to think about A firm’s training strategy for compliance is integral to this, as is their ability to monitor and evidence an effective Training and Competency (T&C) scheme. One highly effective solution to this is eLearning. The FCA itself acknowledges that “this is a once in a generation change in regulation and therefore not all the new requirements will come into effect immediately.”

8 Incredibly Effective Strategies to Build an Email List from Scratch

Your Training Edge

Email is 40 times more effective at this task than Facebook or Twitter, and building an email list is essential for any business. So, let’s take a look at some strategies that’ll help you successfully build an email list and start gathering loyal customers. All of this information will let you know how you create a marketing strategy to attract exactly the type of audience you need. Adding a “human touch” to the CTA, on the other hand, can be very effective.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year. Here is this year’s eLearning hype curve: About the Hype Cycle. During this period of maximum hype, the new concepts become incessantly repeated buzzwords that are routinely slotted into conference presentation titles, blog posts and social media jottings. How we Built the eLearning Hype Curve. Previous eLearning Predictions on the Hype Curve.

Ray’s Top Blogs on Microlearning - Tip #163

Vignettes Learning

Here are Ray’s top blog-tips to jumpstart your 2018 Microlearning goals and forward steps. How Microlearning Impacts Coaching and Behavior Change - Tip #149 Learners usually decide they want to change behaviors, not because of the content or learning materials, but because they see it as a necessity to be effective in doing their work. Going Beyond the Microlearning Fad Effect - Tip #161 Microlearning works best in the real world.

Developing Online Programs Efficiently and Effectively

CourseArc

As higher education institutions and school systems across the nation (and globe), close their physical classrooms and move learning online, the hardest step is determining how to do this effectively. We also know that this crisis raises questions about how schools will prepare in the event that schools close for extended periods of time in the future for any reason, and are working on a framework to help them think through those strategies.”.

Using storytelling in e-learning: An e-learning strategy

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Stories can effectively lighten the mood, bringing relief to the monotony of learning. Blog e-Learning New Ideas Research Tools & Technologies Corporate Learning elearning strategy Game-based learning storytelling storytelling in e-learning Stories are often a popular mode of learning in our formative years. In adult learning, they can prove to be equally impactful. They can be helpful in citing examples for the learner to relate or learn from.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference. Blog this!

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Improving Employee Engagement with Effective eLearning Solutions

Origin Learning

Employers need to take a keen interest in creating a healthy and conducive atmosphere for their staff to learn, grow, and work effectively. Does your Organization Have a Learning Strategy? Ask yourself this question and if you don’t have a comprehensive learning strategy, chart out one. Having a clear learning strategy that clearly aligns employee development with broader organizational strategy help you achieve your organizational goals with ease.

Implementing Video-Based Learning Strategy Effectively In Corporate Learning

Adobe Captivate

Video-based learning is a powerful and effective method of learning new concepts. In the former, the strategy and script needs to be crafted and given to the tutors to enact and shoot as well as record the video. Videos have time and again proved to be effective in communicating important messages, concepts and ideas to the workforce. Top 8 eLearning Trends For 2019. Blog eLearning mLearning blog video based elearning Video-based learning

Leveraging Video-based Custom eLearning for Corporate Training

InfoPro Learning

Including videos is a growing custom eLearning option in the corporate training programs due to its ability to improve employee learning experiences while helping L&D professionals overcome some of their top skill training challenges. Recent surveys have found that 98% of the organizations surveyed plan to implement video as part of their digital learning strategy in 2020. (1). 4) This will help you maximize knowledge retention and the effectiveness of training.

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Why Custom eLearning Should not be Put on a Backburner Now?

InfoPro Learning

eLearning has been a hot topic lately because of the benefits it has to offer – Be it eLearning courses being immensely engaging or cut down on training costs and time. For L&D departments, it is important to identify employees’ pain points for learning new things and subsequently deliver eLearning training options to them. Creating eLearning courses for employees is quite similar to shopping for clothes. Blog Custom eLearning Learning Experience

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle. Blog this!

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LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Live updates throughout the day from Craig Weiss' 'eLearning 2020' Seminar at The Kia Oval. eLearning Age's Clive Snell wrapping up the day - "Craig, fantastic input, fantastic views, we love the controversy and we hope to you again very soon!" Relevance of gamification for adults Offline access LMS has meant eLearning management system traditionally - now to manage all learning across organisation. Do you want put eLEarning inside and app?