Using Your E-book to Create an Online Course


If you have created an e-book then you are well on your way to an online course (and more profit)! Do you have an e-book? The next logical step involves converting your e-book into an online course. Step 2– Line up each Lesson with its Objective.

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48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read


This is why my team and I put together this list of forty-eight books. The books are organized by category: Books recommended by training experts (4). Learning books (4). Corporate training books (3). Instructional design books (6). Learning books.

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Book Review: Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner

Experiencing eLearning

Saul Carliner’s second edition of Training Design Basics is written for people who are brand new to the field and are creating their first training program. This is a great book for those who are just getting started with training.

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LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users


His learning program boasts over 10,000 active users going through his training program. These three tools used together are powering some of the most robust LearnDash powered programs to date. The design itself creates a culture of better customers and better use of program.

More Management Lessons From Nonprofits

The Performance Improvement Blog

In my last post I wrote about Nancy Lublin’s new book, Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business , and her notion that for-profit companies have much to learn from well-managed nonprofits. She says in that post that businesses should learn three major financial lessons from nonprofits: 1. Well run non-profits do not waste anything; they keep operating expenses at a minimum and apply most of every dollar to programs and services.

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Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

In an earlier blog post, we took a quick introductory look at some connections between comic books and eLearning. 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. A comic book?”

Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things


Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway. I guarantee you these four lessons directly contribute: 1. That’s why having intentionally thought-out leadership development programs at every level of your organization is a must. He is also the author of FML: Standing Out and Being a Leader and the upcoming book “The Welder Leader.”

Donald Kirkpatrick’s four levels of training: Lessons from a Legend

Origin Learning

The articles were subsequently included in what went on to become the bible of workplace training, his book- Evaluating Training Programs , published in 1994. This is achieved by deriving answers to questions like: Does the training program give good returns on investement?

8 Reasons Why Your Online Training Program Is Failing


Did you recently set up a corporate online training program expecting it to set the world alight, only for it to turn into a damp squib? Most staff training and development programs are a process of evolution and many fall flat at first attempt.

How to Build a Mobile-Ready Training Program for Pharmaceutical Industry


It is the result of well-designed training programs that employees working in the pharmaceutical industry have knowledge of all the products and we get medicines that fit our needs. On the other hand, creating a mobile-ready training program for pharmaceutical company and employees will give them access to training materials at any time, via any device and multiple number of times. A mobile-based training program can help provide just-in-time information whenever there is a need.

How to Animate Your Lesson Videos with eLearning Video Creator Kim Merritt


Learn how to animate your lesson videos with eLearning video Creator Kim Merritt of the Like, what’s the process to make a lesson concept, and turn it into an animated video? I mean, I’ve animated whole books.

This Week’s Gamification Blog Book Tour Stop

Kapp Notes

TODAY’s BLOG BOOK TOUR STOP: June 6: Live appearance at the 8th ANNUAL INNOVATIONS IN e-LEARNING SYMPOSIUM. Join your tour guides who will describe the process undertaken to choose a vendor, work out technical details, prepare instructors and conduct a pilot program learning within a 3D virtual environment. This engaging, exciting session highlights lessons learned from a real live implementation.

3 Examples of Microlearning Lesson Storyboards - Tip #172

Vignettes Learning

These courses are the typical “click-and-read” eLearning, lengthy classroom programs and long references. This tip and guide presents the key steps in Microlearning Lesson conversion and three example storyboards of Micro-Lessons. What Are the Parts of a Micro-Lesson?

The Top 7 E-books of 2016 on Instructional Design

CommLab India

This blog will give a brief overview of the top 7 e-books on instructional design released in 2016. The latest edition of this e-book contains both basic and advanced information to help instructional designers. This e-book will tell you how you can get it right.

Does your training program spark joy?


We’ve put together some tips for lessons that will spark your learners’ interest - and boost your training ROI. And don’t regiment the lesson order - let them binge-learn or jump around and choose what’s relevant for them right now.

Does your training program spark joy?


We’ve put together some tips for lessons that will spark your learners’ interest - and boost your training ROI. And don’t regiment the lesson order - let them binge-learn or jump around and choose what’s relevant for them right now.

25 years of working experience in 8 simple lessons

Challenge to Learn

Time for a quick overview of my career so far and the lessons learned. After two hours of struggling, we discovered that you had to insert a floppy with the operating system (Dos) on the left and a program disk on the right. Bearing lesson three in mind Locatienet still exists today.

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How to Choose a Catchy Name for a Training Program (2020)


A catchy training program name can make a difference. Naming new corporate training programs is a bit different than a course. A training program might be in the same format as a course but targets a different audience. Your training program name should reflect that.

Three Lessons Learned from a 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Implementation

Kapp Notes

Here are three "lessons learned" in from an actual 3D virtual world implementation. Lessons Lesson 1 :Understand the client’s learning needs, participant volume requirements, technology access and security requirements, and participant appetite for working with new technologies. Lesson 2: Whatever platform you choose, it is critical to provide participants with an On-Ramp to help them become comfortable with the technology.

Field Notes: 3 Lessons from a Learning Veteran


I am here to share some of my most valuable lessons with you. From a learning veteran, here are 3 lessons learning leaders could adopt to be more successful with initiatives. When we roll out new tech, all the employee hears is “another program that we will get excited about for the next several months and then it’s just another program.” Everything you do from the beginning of your learning program needs to be marketed solely to employees.

How to create an online course in an LMS and ensure the success of your training programs


All the information you have in books, documents, hard drives or even in your head should be filtered so that only what is necessary for the target audience is delivered. Creating an online course nowadays could be very simple thanks to the LMS platforms.

Web 2.0 Lessons Learned

Kapp Notes

Here are some lessons that I've learned concerning the building of a Web 2.0 Lessons learned.please take a moment to add your own lessons or idea about building and maintaining a Web 2.0 As more and more colleges off online degree programs the choice of online college degrees increases every year. = __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guidecommunity around wikis and blogs.

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Sharing the Simple Life Transformation Through Courses, Books, and More with Veteran Gary Collins


Sharing the simple life transformation through courses, books, and more with veteran Gary Collins in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. I got to look them as lessons. The health books a little longer, but it’s an all-encompassing book.

Book Review: 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People

E-learning Uncovered

I’ve read some really fantastic books and some not-so-wonderful books. She’s combined the industry research on how people learn with her personal experiences to create a book that’s easy to follow, and easy to pick up and put down as needed.

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The 5 Critical Steps To Establishing Business Mentoring Programs In The Workplace


Business mentoring programs are one of the keys to running a successful business. These programs connect a less-experienced employee with more experienced groups or individuals. For promising employees, getting involved in mentoring programs can do nothing but wonders.

Have a Nice Conflict: A Book Review

CLO Magazine

This is one of the reasons why the book, Have a Nice Conflict – and the topic of conflict management – should be at the forefront of the minds of all learning executives. After each lesson, John is able to go back to his job and, surprisingly, his home to apply what he learned from the Doc.

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Enhancing ESL Programs with Online Lectures

TechSmith Camtasia

Remember your favorite teachers, the books you read, subjects that you loved and everything you learned? At the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township, between 10 and 20 percent of our students are enrolled in our English as a Second Language (ESL) programs.

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.

Teachers use eLearning materials to enhance lessons


Teachers use eLearning materials to enhance lessons. They do not have to worry about bringing books or notes home," Crawford told the newspaper. "It It also gives the kids video and picture prompts to apply the grammar that they learn in the lessons.

Management Tips from Pixar Animation

Web Courseworks

I have found that managers often educate and enrich themselves professionally by reading non-fiction business books. The book Creativity, Inc., is a book about how to build and manage a creative culture. The book tells an in depth story of how the Pixar brain trust worked.

This Coach’s Uncommon Response Reminds Us of an Important Leadership Lesson


Here’s why it’s so important and Wiliams taught us all an important leadership lesson. As a leader, it’s a lesson that seems so simple on the surface but when we actually look at the sheer amount of decisions we make every day you start to see how important this lesson is.

Learning Activities that Matter

Learning Rebels

We want people to remain engaged in the program. In short: Participants create a graphic design of key points learned in previous lessons or previous day. Why this works: This allows groups to collaborate and determine the learning priority of lessons. New Book Giveaway!

Lesson from News Corp.: Update and Enforce Compliance and Ethics Training


My preference is in person or online programs that present employees with plenty of scenarios describing situations that might tempt an individual to cross the line.

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset. Jon really wanted to rethink that when he was at Discover and put in place a pretty impressive program to do that. We talked about the tuition assistance program.

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. Know your competition and their programs. Define your online learning program’s focus.