2019 Blog Review: 13 Years

Experiencing eLearning

2019 was a big year for my blog. This year, I focused on writing new posts plus updating some older content. I started this blog in 2006 as a free wordpress.com blog. I was using my blog primarily as a tool for my own reflection and learning. Blogging

Our Favorite Game Design Blogs

Upside Learning

The other is to look at other’s experiences, and there are many who’ve documented their game design experiences in various blogs. Philomath Games – A constantly updated blog that includes posts that discuss a variety of game design and development issues.

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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. By Eoghan Quigley , Product Marketing Manager. Product Plan.

Blogging For Your Business – What Do You Know About It?

Your Training Edge

That’s true of most online marketing practices, but it applies doubly to blogging. Not so long ago, blogging was niche. But blogging has come into the light and younger generations are. Blogging is a lot of work. This might push some businesses away from blogging.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

wanting a better product within a year or. important product demonstration. expert discussing the product, offering insights. related products. the chance to write their answer in a text box. Product Marketing Manager About gomo gomolearning.com @gomolearning

Blogging: Five of the best

Learning with e's

Photo by Florian Klauer on unsplash I have been privileged over the past few years to have garnered a good audience for my writing. As this blog approaches 8.5 I have doctored the image with speech bubbles to illustrate my zeal for educational blogging (read it to discover the joke).

The Art of Business Writing

Your Training Edge

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of business writing? On a daily basis, you might text a client, write an advertisement, or write an online post for your website or blog. Are you writing to one specific person?

Substantial Writing for Training: Secrets to Great Learning Content

Your Training Edge

No matter what you’re doing, you’ll need written materials to complement that writing. The first thing you need to know as you’re writing training materials is, what’s the end goal? Write to the Audience Directly. Keep Your Writing to the Point.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

One of my discoveries was Jane Bozarth , who writes a monthly column called “Nuts and Bolts” in Learning Solutions Magazine. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

Business Writing: Jargon Phrases to Avoid

Your Training Edge

I’m talking about business writing because business doesn’t only involve gentlemen working in the same companies. It’s one of the most popular phrases used in business writing. This phrase is popular in a specific kind of business writing – resumes.

Blogging as conversation

Learning with e's

I began blogging because I needed a way to document what I was doing, thinking and studying. My professional life is pretty hectic much of the time, and I needed a space to write down my ideas and record my thoughts before I forgot them.

How to Increase Your Employees’ Productivity

Your Training Edge

Contrary to how this may seem, this machine-like routine is far from beneficial for our productivity, as it in fact has a detrimental effect on our focus, motivation, and ability to solve problems efficiently. This step alone will do wonders for your office morale and your productivity rate.

A Year of “The Performance Improvement Blog” in Review

The Performance Improvement Blog

It’s time to do a little year-end reflecting on my blog posts from 2012. Throughout last year I used this blog to illuminate important leadership and management issues. Out of all of these blog posts I’ve selected five that seem to have had the most interest for readers.

The Secret to Remote-Work Productivity and Company Survival? Learning.

Vitalyst

Similarly, a San Diego Union-Tribune piece highlights how efficiency and productivity concerns are stirring up anxiety—for organizations and for employees. One element that’s often left out of the remote-work conversation is the critical relationship between productivity and learning.

How to train productivity at work: Top experts reveal their employee productivity formula

TalentLMS

We asked 37 productivity experts a simple question: can employee productivity be trained? But how exactly do you train people on productivity? However, the concept of productivity training is not new. But training on productivity, according to experts, can change that.

How Bloggers Can Create a Blogging Quiz

ProProfs

Creating blogging quizzes can do more for your site than just entertain readers. Click here to find out how blogging quizzes also work great when you’re running out of content. . The quiz should be closely related to your target audience (the people you want to read your blog).

The Importance of Script Writing in Video Presentations

eLearning Brothers

Diagrams can also help when outlining (see previous blog for more information about outlining). What have you found useful in writing scripts? This blog is the second in a series documenting the production process of a company video for eLearning Brothers.

How to Write an RFP for LMS Vendors

Web Courseworks

When every organization or product you are considering follows the same guidelines, answers the same questions and provides the same materials, it is easier for you to compare them and determine which best suits your eLearning program goals.

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A Productive Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a blog post titled, "Building a Productive Learning Culture", Thomas Handcock and Jean Martin say that businesses, because of need and demand, are increasing employee participation in training but failing to increase productivity. They write: To make this shift from a culture of learning participation to a productive learning culture, L&D functions must manage three key components.

Marketing Never Ends – How Does Product Education Help?

Talented Learning

Blog posts, paid advertising, white papers, hero videos, webinars, social media, specialized landing pages – the choices are endless. Truth is, most of these new users will take one first look at your product. Product Education. How to Bootstrap Product Education.

Misconceptions about UX in Video Games, Flat Design, and Perfect Blog Posts: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. Our goal is to make the weekly #BLPLearn blog a dependable source for quality, curated L&D content.

How to Outline a Video Production Plan

eLearning Brothers

Writing a book, a screenplay, or even a sports play requires a sort of outline. Thanks to my video production plan, I am now aware of some issues I’m going to have with the “choose your own adventure” format. I wouldn’t have thought of that if I had not outlined my production.

Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

The idea that massive open online courses (MOOCs) can greatly enhance learner engagement and retention in corporate training settings has been a recurrent theme on this blog. (If

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

Dashe & Thomson

As she writes: “A recent Gallup study found that firms with engaged workforces have 2.6 Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Trackbacks/Pingbacks Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social Learning Blog - May 5, 2011 [.]

5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Productivity

Learning Rebels

Time for a productivity smack down! Well, not exactly Christmas in the traditional “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” Christmas, but that other Christmas…Productivity Christmas! How is this productive? By allowing this we self-sabotage our productivity efforts.

Writing ongoing

Clark Quinn

I’ve been doing this blog now for 13.5 My intentions about productivity started, perhaps, more ambitious, but they settled down a number of years ago. So it’s time to reflect on my status of writing ongoing! That’s where my writing ongoing seems to be headed.

Writing Daily Reports as a First Step to Strong Team Building

Your Training Edge

This is writing daily reports. It takes some time to write a sufficient report. Progress reports help to manage productivity rates, build the understanding of who pays more effort to get the results, and whose efficiency is at zero level. How to write a progress report.

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Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

#SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers. New Twitter tools appear all the time, so search the web for other similar products.

35+ ID & Elearning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

One way I stay connected with the community and what’s happening in the field is by reading blogs by instructional designers, elearning professionals, and educators. If you don’t want to subscribe to all these blogs individually, check out eLearning Learning. More Blogs.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? If a receipt looked suspicious, players could write a description and hit an Investigate This! Blog this!

4 Important Keys to Video Pre-Production Planning

eLearning Brothers

That really depends on where you are at in your process, but here is a list of challenges I’ve come to expect from the first pre-production meeting to the last. Let me know if there are other issues you think are important to bring up when planning a production.

7 Simple Steps to Write Targeted Learning Objectives

LearnUpon

Can you write targeted learning objectives that will help you determine whether your corporate learners have actually benefited from your online training course? A Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Learning Objectives. Writing a learning objective isn’t a finite task.

Writing & Grammar: What Should Editors Change?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Second, an excellent question was raised on the blog : how much re-writing can be allowed on something like this before the meaning is changed?When If you are editing someone else's writing, your level of authority differs with the situation. If the material is in its final production stages and the deadline is tomorrow, you will minimize your editorial changes regardless of your authority level. Writing & Grammarby Jennie Ruby.

What Copywriting Can Teach Us About Writing for an Audience

Association eLearning

The beauty of copywriting is that it’s written in such a way as to speak to almost any level reader, taking complex products, services, features and benefits, and breaking them down in such a manner they become understandable to everyone. How might that help you in writing your content?

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When it comes to productivity, expert Stever Robbins says keep it old school

TalentLMS

He’s a productivity expert and the creator of Get-it-Done Groups accountability groups as well as, as well as the author of ‘Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More’. Productivity in the workplace: can it be trained? Treating productivity like a team sport.