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 technology books (2). Virtual instructor-led training books (3). Evaluation & Feedback books (4). Motivation & Gamification books (5). Talent management books (3).

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? Most people feel satisfied if they have an e-book that is selling well and leave it at that, ultimately missing out on an opportunity to grow their business even more. The next logical step involves converting your e-book into an online course. You first need to take the information in your e-book and organize it into lessons.

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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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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. This book is heavy on the practical, day-to-day considerations of creating training. The tips all feel very authentic and based on lessons learned by actual practitioner. The first edition of this book focused on classroom 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 best way to do that was to get the program online, in a way that all of our different program members could interact with it and we’ve run thousands and thousands of guys through our program and the results are fantastic.

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. And we also promised that the second article would focus on some lessons from comic book design that we can apply to the design of eLearning other forms of learning. Will it be a book?

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. We leveraged wonderful books from game designers such as Tracy Fullerton and Brenda Brathwaite and gleaned from their experiences designing games, but we didn’t have a ton of peers writing tomes on learning game design. Exception: Karl Kapp’s book, Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning came out in 2007. This lesson is a critical one.

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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.”

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.

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.

Learn a programming language with microlearning

Ed App

EdApp’s lessons are concise and, most importantly, highlight the crucial areas of the subject matter at hand. The microlearning techniques are a great way of learning even tentatively complex skills such as programming.

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. We see many common mistakes repeated over and over and we can help you solve or avoid them in your online training program. It sounds obvious but all programs need to train on the right topics.

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.

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. The book also offers a review on objectives, design plans, and lesson plans to help the modern ID. The e-book is written with a personal approach and provides modern insights and tips from the author.It eLearning Design e-books Instructional design

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 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 TheUrlDr.com. Like, what’s the process to make a lesson concept, and turn it into an animated video? So, I started using, at that point it was GoAnimate, which is an online animation program that is very easy to use, and it’s kinda really made for anybody. Kim Merritt: Wow, well, for animation, and for E-learning it’s somebody that has a developed script, or book.

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. The book further clarifies his earlier thoughts on training in the form of a comprehensive four-level evaluation model that is now considered the industry standard across the HR and training communities. When Donald L.

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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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. These are the steps we cover in the Microlearning Workshop and the book on Microlearning. You will learn valuable insights on how to smartly reduce your lessons into useful and smaller lesson content aimed for Microlearning.

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. That was the most important lesson of these 5 years; It doesn’t really matter what you do, if you work with motivated and passionate people it’s always a pleasure. I was asked to write a series of books for these kind of courses and I did.

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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. Many training programs focus on software training or branded training from other bigger companies. You might think that books have nothing to do with ecourses, but you would be wrong.

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. Turns out that this elementary school lesson is actually true (who knew dads knew what they were talking about, huh?). To paraphrase the book, repetition actually changes the brain.

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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. To make your course more interactive and engaging you have at hand multimedia tools, gamification and other options to make lessons where the student must actively participate to advance in training and many other tools of the LMS platform that you choose for your course.

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. There was a couple books, but everyone who lives off grid does it totally differently. That’s how we met too, is I’m getting ready to start all these online courses teaching what I do outside of the books, outside of the speaking engagements.

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. Business mentoring programs can surely give an employee the much needed help and experience in order to succeed in the company and progress in their career. Define the Program’s Objectives and Purpose.

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. Using the screen-recording software Camtasia by TechSmith , teachers can record their lessons and post them online. The post Enhancing ESL Programs with Online Lectures appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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. In this blog, we will attempt to draw out interactive elearning development lessons by benchmarking Vanguard of Valor. _ According to the writer, this upgraded version is far better than previous Army digitized books. 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. Lessons for the future In addition to the engaging content presented through eLearning materials, the technology also provides valuable lessons for students as they become comfortable using various devices.

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. This book gives fresh and sometimes unconventional ways to manage creative people working in a creative environment. And Ed teaches these lessons while at the same time telling the reader stories about the inner workings of Pixar.

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. Clearly show how the lessons will boost learners’ earnings or make their jobs easier. Sign up for a free trial below or book in for a personalised demo. Do you belong to the ‘If we build it, they will come’ school of thought?

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. Clearly show how the lessons will boost learners’ earnings or make their jobs easier. Sign up for a free trial below or book in for a personalised demo. Do you belong to the ‘If we build it, they will come’ school of thought?

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. While creating their design, the group is reviewing materials and lesson notes, this helps further encode learning to long term memory. In short: Have participants conduct group research on lessons or key ideas.

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. Standing Out & Being a Leader and the upcoming book “The Welder Leader.”

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. Dr. Mac’s lessons focus on resolving conflict by understanding your own motives, then tailoring your response to the situation based on your knowledge of the other party’s motives. 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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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. Co-author of The HR Answer Book: An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Human Resources Professionals , Mazin is also the author of The HR Answer Blog on AllBusiness.com and The Employee Benefits Answer Book (Pfeiffer).

4 Leadership Lessons From the CEO Who Helped Transform a Major Bank


It was then that he started on a path to transform the business by simplifying the product portfolio, creating world-class products, and expanding key programs. I had the opportunity to interview Linville on a recent episode of the Follow My Lead podcast to learn more about Citi’s transformation and leadership lessons learned throughout his career. If you are on the journey to transform your business, big or small, consider these critical leadership lessons.

11 Must Read Books for E-learning Professionals

CommLab India

To make this pursuit a little easy, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 books in the field of e-learning for you. This book provides a brief overview of things involved in designing great learning experiences. This book explores gamification in detail. Finally, this book illustrates how instructional design thinking can be combined with game concepts to create an engaging and interactive fun-like learning experience for learners. Creating design plans and lesson plans.

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. When taking on any new initiative, it’s best to develop a strategy so you don’t squander resources, especially when you’re trying to create an online learning program with a limited budget. Know your competition and their programs. Define your online learning program’s focus.

7 Leadership Lessons You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way


If you have taken the assessment or you just want to take advantage of our special offer for the brand new ‘Welder Leader Program’ check it out Here. Speaking Opportunity For a limited time you can book John to speak for your team or organization at your next leadership event. Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All Work And No Learning.

Learning Visions

No conscious time to stop and smell the roses; to reflect on whats been going on and why; to incorporate any lessons learned. Theres barely any time to even think if Ive learned any lessons. Heres some of what Ive been trying lately, in an effort not to let some important lessons slip by -- in an effort to keep the passion and NOT enter burnout land: Take notes. If I didnt have that on the books, Id certainly need some time off.

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