Using Memory Engineering to Aid Learning Retention

Dashe & Thomson

Recently I was re-reading my first-ever post for this blog, based on an article in Wired magazine entitled “Clive Thompson on Memory Engineering." At the time, I found this interesting as a jumping-off point for thinking about how “memory engineering” could be leveraged to increase retention of content learned in the workplace. But calling it “memory engineering” has never caught on.

Complex Content in the Search Engine Age

InSync Training

This blog covers the quandary created by complex content in the era of simple search. Training Magazine Network Session Recap. Our learners have the world at their fingertips.

cmi5 and Expanded PENS Support in SCORM Engine 2017.1

Rustici Software

To that end, we’re happy to include cmi5 and expanded PENS support in our SCORM Engine 2017.1 In this release we’re moving forward with a plan to expand PENS support in SCORM Engine. The post cmi5 and Expanded PENS Support in SCORM Engine 2017.1 Products SCORM Engine xAPI


Growth Engineering’s Top Articles of 2017

Growth Engineering

Below I reveal Growth Engineering’s top 12 articles from 2017. At Growth Engineering, we believe work, training and everything in between should be fun. The post Growth Engineering’s Top Articles of 2017 appeared first on Growth Engineering.

Growth Engineering Win Big At BESMA

Growth Engineering

Everything we do at Growth Engineering is about creating learning solutions that meet the needs of the modern workforce and economy. EE’s Head of Training Design, Pinda Dhillon, said: “I was totally blown away by Growth Engineering. I’d recommend Growth Engineering!”.

Growth Engineering Bake A Difference for Macmillan

Growth Engineering

I am thrilled to announce, Growth Engineering raised £120 for Macmillan! I was delighted to see everyone at Growth Engineering getting behind this important cause and having fun! The post Growth Engineering Bake A Difference for Macmillan appeared first on Growth Engineering.

Playing with eFrontPro’s 4.3 Gamification Engine


In this post we’ll have a look at the all new Gamification engine landing in the latest eFrontPro, and how you can use it to make your eLearning courses more fun and instill a sense of competitiveness and community to your learnes. Engine on. Gamification is not all fun and games.

External Forces: New Type Added To TalentLMS’ Actions Engine


We do, however, have TalentLMS’ Event Engine , which offers a range of automatable Actions and Notifications that are triggered when any of several eLearning-related events occur in your eLearning portal.

8 Years of Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

I missed my anniversary by a few days, but I’ve now been blogging for 8 years. My Instructional Design Careers posts also continue to be popular, and are a primary way people find me on search engines. Image Credit: Graphic Stock Filed under: Blogging , Lifelong Learning

Growth Engineering & Game Win Award For Outstanding Customer Experience

Growth Engineering

GAME, working in partnership with Growth Engineering, have won the silver gong at the Customer Excellence Awards UK 2017 (CX Awards). Growth Engineering worked closely with GAME to meet these goals and more. ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Don’t worry, it’s not Christmas just yet!

Craig Weiss: “Growth Engineering Top in my NextGen Rankings”

Growth Engineering

This week, the Growth Engineering superheroes are in full celebration mode. In a related blog Craig outlined the functionality of a NextGen LMS: Modern UI – For both learners and administrators.

How Can You Use the Built-in LMS Quiz Engine Effectively?

CommLab India

This blog explains how you can effectively use the quiz engine features of an LMS. Learning Technology LMS

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

Talented Learning

Which blogs offer the best advice about customer education practices, strategies and technologies? And that’s where our quest to find the best blog content begins. 25 Must-Read Customer Education Blogs. Published on the Amity blog).

Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the MATRIX Blog


There are two more days until the MATRIX Blog turns three! Since the first and the second year of blogging about workplace learning and L&D practices got their fair share of fame ( Anniversary edition: Top 10 posts of the MATRIX Blog and The MATRIX Blog turns 2!

10 Search Engine Marketing Basics You Have to Master

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search engine marketing is a little like chess. In this post, I’ll be covering 10 search engine marketing (SEM) basics that you’ll need to master in order to succeed as a digital marketer. The fourth search engine marketing basic you’ll need to master is writing good text ads.

What Is Crawling & How The Search Engine Bots Work Whole Together?

Adobe Captivate

We all know what Search engines are, but very few of us know about how the search engines Bots work. It is important to know about search engine functionalities. So, this blog intends to give you all the details about search engine bots and for this, we are going to discuss following points; What is crawling? Why is it a prime function of the search engine? How does the Search Engine Bots work efficiently? Finding answers in search engines-.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Can Help Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) refers to designing your website so that it appears in the non-paid, “organic” section of search results when people search key phrases on sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Search engines use your description to place below your title in the search results.

5 Great Knowledge Retention Tips

Growth Engineering

The post 5 Great Knowledge Retention Tips appeared first on Growth Engineering. Engagement Online Learning Online Learning Glossary The Academy Learning Management System 5 Great Knowledge Retention Tips Blog Gamification Growrh Engineering microlearning Retention W

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.

How do you get a global engineering company to say it is the best eLearning they’ve ever taken – great stories!


This blog is about how we brought a new learning approach to a global engineering company - based on storytelling. If you want to learn more about our approach to digital learning, check out our Digital content outsourcing services. Digital content wizards

Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

In early May we launched our Learning Game Design Blog on the Knowledge Guru website. The blog has become a great source of information for anyone interested in game based learning and gamification—thanks in large part to an incredibly in-depth blog series by Sharon Boller.

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Can I add a SCORM player to my SaaS platform?

Rustici Software

This blog post is part of our “Ask Andy” series in which we publish Andy’s plain-spoken, straight shooting answers to common or uniquely interesting (eLearning) questions. When it comes to adding a SCORM player to your platform, I’d recommend one of the two following products: Rustici Engine. Rustici Engine is a tightly integrated SCORM player that becomes part of your application. Rustici Engine supports SCORM 1.1,


Ram Charan to HR Managers: Build a ‘People Engine’ Geared for Results, Not Vision


The theme of Charan’s talk was how the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) can add value and build a people engine that will help the business achieve its objectives. > More on e-learning on the Mindflash blog. >

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Check out these links for more insight on the topic: [link] [link] [link] And in case you read through this entire article in the hopes of hearing the song by Simon & Garfunkel, and are now really upset, here you go: Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Corporate Knowledge Sharing: Blog Design Tips To Make It Look Good As Well As Help Readers Learn


To encourage the culture of learning and sharing, most modern organizations create blogs which not only showcase latest achievements of the organization but also become the hotbed for collaborative discussions and learning. It is best to keep your blog design clean and logical.

Fuelling the Collaboration Engine.

Adobe Captivate

Would wikipedia have worked simply in a blog format ? Collaboration , eLearning 2.0. Let us consider the following questions: When we use a spell-checker in our word-processing tool, and we want to use a word which is not in the dictionary, do we use the "Add to Dictionary" option? Would many people write to the "Letters to the Editor", if the newspaper policy did not allow the authors name to be printed? I am assuming that a majority answer would be Yes, No, No.

How to Start a Blog in 2018: A Step-by-Step Guide

Sell Courses Online

The post How to Start a Blog in 2018: A Step-by-Step Guide appeared first on Sell Courses Online. Starting a blog is one of the best ways to build an audience for your online courses and it’s not by chance that so many successful course creators also run popular blogs in their niche. Blogging can help you drive targeted traffic from search engines as well as social media and thus provide you an opportunity to connect with your potential customers.



Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company, has Karl Kapp writing a series of blog posts for them on gamification. The goal of this series, comprising of five blog posts, is to establish a fundamental understanding about gamification, and to provide pointers on how it can be implemented within an organization. The post LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS BLOG SERIES ON GAMIFICATION BY KARL KAPP appeared first on Learnnovators - Innovative eLearning Solutions. Chennai (India).

This blog is ENTP

From the Coleface

Aside from the scepticism about how it actually works, I was tickled that my blog come up the same as my personal MBTI type. Based on the narrative I feel extra “charming and trend savvy” – although often on this blog I wonder just how grumpy I sound. I was also tickled by the idea that websites might use this to decide compatability for sites for reciprocal linking (a technique to improve search engine rankings).

Blog changes in progress

Visual Lounge

We're in the process of merging four of our blogs (Visual Lounge, TechSmith education community, Jing, and into one TechSmith blog. As part of that change, we've imported the content and comments from those blogs. We'll share more details and tips once the dust settles a bit, but if you've arrived here from a search engine or been redirected from one of the old blog URLs, please know that you are in the right place!

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Top 5 Game-Based Learning Posts on Our Blog in 2013

Knowledge Guru

We first launched the game engine in October 2012, added the Game Creation Wizard in 2013, and are now humming along with happy customers and a wide range of feature enhancements planned for the coming year. Collectively, this was the “hot topic” on our blog in 2013.

Games 176 is sooo 2009

Rustici Software

We are also overhauling , which is where you’ll soon find information on the products and software solutions that we offer and all of the supporting documentation for our products including SCORM Engine, SCORM Driver, SCORM Cloud and others.

Peer Review vs. Search Engine Places - Quality of Information in a Web 2.0 Sources

Tony Karrer

But what really caught my eye was the statement: For information-seekers using their favorite search engine, quality is simple to define. The comment I received on how it was decided was that my posts were in a blog not in a peer-reviewed publication. I almost responded, "but there are other links to blog posts" but luckily realized that might mean deleting links to other "good sources" (in my opinion) and loss of all links to sources that are critical of the term.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Alternative and Activist Search Engines

Mark Oehlert

wisdom » June 22, 2007 Alternative and Activist Search Engines So a post here lays out what it would be like to live for a day without using Google for searching. The value is that it lists 100+ alternative search engines that you may not even be aware of. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

Blog: Let The Games Begin!

Unicorn Training

Next week, Unicorn with Growth Engineering in partnership with e.Learning Age, will welcome delegates from across the worlds of eLearning, HR and learning and development to London for 'E-Learning 20-20: Stay Ahead of the Game'.

Why Every Small Business Should Have a Blog


It’s no wonder an increasing amount of businesses large and small have invested time and money into creating blogs. Blogs have been garnering popularity due to their succinct, creative ways of imparting information, whether it is through infographics or “Top 10” lists. Help Scout Blog.

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Suggestions for optimal use of the Text to speech engine

Adobe Captivate

There were a couple of blog posts last year on tweaking the Captivate 4 voices ( VTML tags , User dictionary ). Captivate 4 introduced text to speech (TTS) technology in Rapid eLearning authoring. Given the adoption and feedback, in Captivate 5 we’ve introduced more voices. Tweaking these voices seem to be one of the most discussed topics on our forums. These continue to be applicable in Captivate 5 for the NeoSpeech voices.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #11

Upside Learning

CopperLicht – fast WebGL JavaScript 3D Engine. CopperLicht is a JavaScript 3D engine for creating games and 3d applications in the webbrowser. More information on how we might use it in elearning can be found in this post on our blog.

Learning Circuits - A Spam Blog?

Tony Karrer

Over the weekend, I heard from Dave Lee that the Learning Circuits Blog - home of the monthly big question - had been labelled a spam blog. Here is Dave's note taken for the side bar: I'm writing to you through the sidebar because Google has frozen LCB because they believe it is a spam blog. What's a spam blog? Here's Google's definition: As with many powerful tools, blogging services can be both used and abused.



Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Clark Quinn, one of the most prominent ‘E-learning Gurus’, penning a blog series for them on deeper elearning design. According to Ravi Pratap Singh, Co-founder of Learnnovators, “We are greatly honoured to have Clark Quinn crafting this blog series for us. These blogs will help the learning community benefit from the valuable insights Clark shares on deeper learning design.”. Chennai (India).