48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

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.

Top 10 Most Affordable MBA Programs in the USA

Your Training Edge

You want to get enrolled in an MBA program without burdening yourself with loans. While looking for an affordable program, one must ensure that even if the price is low, the value of a degree is not. Now add in the expenses of books, hostel, and other fees.

6 Must-Read Learning Game Design Books

Knowledge Guru

Here are six learning game design books that are on our must-read list: Play to Learn: Everything You Need to Know About Designing Effective Learning Games. This book is a must-read particularly if you’re struggling to connect with and motivate your learners.

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Business Book Reading Program

The Performance Improvement Blog

With over 11,000 business books being published each year, the task of deciding which books to spend your valuable time reading can be overwhelming. Yet, book reading is a very important method of learning and self-development and should be part of any leader's routine. Of course, anyone who reads (or writes) business books will find something to quibble about in Stattersten's recommendations.

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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Join the Club … the Book Club, That Is

CLO Magazine

As professional development programs focus more on giving learners exactly what they need to know in the shortest amount of time, it may come as a surprise that traditional books, the kind with a few hundred pages, are welcomed by employees as part of their professional development.

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users

LearnDash

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.

Blog Book Tour Recap Week Three: hectic

Kapp Notes

We did, however, have an innovative post Mark Copeman at Being Smarter who created a mash up of Skype and his video program for an interesting discussion about the book tour itself. Take a few moments to view the video at A Blog Book Tour, Thinking Outside the Box. Day Thirteen: Tom Haskins at his blog Growing, Changing, Learning, Creating focused his blog entry on the structure of the book. Her entry Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject.

5 Best Employee Training Books

WalkMe Training Station

Books are an excellent way of learning techniques involving training, and new ways of connecting with your employees. Shorter business books focus on the central ideas, provide a clearer argument and move more information into graphical tables and the like.

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.

New e-Book: The Four Mainstays of Successful Training Courses: the Brain, the Human Factor, Managers, and Data

Learning Wire

Download our new e-Book and find out how to make your teams perform better by harnessing these four elements to benefit from scalable training programs tailored to each learner in your organization. In our e-Book, we explain why microlearning is now the best format for employees.

5 Elements Required for a Successful Leadership Development Program

Learnloft

We’ve learned a tremendous amount about implementing successful leadership development programs through our partnership with organizations of all sizes and industries. Coaching not only adds accountability it also drastically improves the success of leadership programs.

Free E-Book: Understanding Mobile Learning

The Learning Circuits

This e-book shows the reasons why mobile learning has seen such recent growth and what areas are best suited for this type of learning. With this 20 page e-book you will be able to answer: what is mobile learning? how to Design successful mobile learning programs? Download your free copy today >> mobile learning free e book The audience for mobile devices wants to be able to learn from any device at anytime, anywhere.

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Allen bridges the gap from theory to practice on both training and educational programs. You can read the full text of the book here for free.

Critical Steps for Interactive E-Books

LearnDash

It its simplest form, this was just a book that had been transposed and delivered online. No more are we taking an in-print book and just re-typing it online using Microsoft Word and saving it as a PDF. 4 Critical Steps for Interactive E-Book Development.

8 Reasons Why Your Online Training Program Is Failing

eFront

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.

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. I am speaking on the topic of Getting Lost in a 3D Virtual World: Selecting and Evaluating Appropriate Virtual Worlds for Learning.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Version 2018 Released (Training Available, Book Coming)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you’re under a maintenance program, you are also eligible for a free upgrade of Camtasia 2018.”.   The book is nearly finished and should head to the beta team by Friday of this week. TechSmith recently announced the release of Camtasia 2018 and there’s much to cheer. Among the improvements in version 2018:   Enhanced Library & Subscription Service Offering Thousands More.

Three Programs for Creating 3D Training Games

Kapp Notes

The other day I received an email message asking if my upcoming book “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction” gives instructions on how to build games. ” While the book provides content related to the design of games, the development of games and integration of game elements into e-learning, it is not a programming book and neither is Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning. But if you want to program games, these are not the books.

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OpenSesame Announces The Release of OpenSesame Books™

OpenSesame

We are excited to announce that today we added a new ebook program, OpenSesame Books, to our marketplace. With a catalog of 20,000+ titles spanning 15 major categories, OpenSesame Books offers instant access to a comprehensive business and employee development library, available on any device. OpenSesame Books offers business oriented content to professionals in formats ranging from books and case studies to industry reports and journals.

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7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 2: Convert and Create Content

Your Training Edge

Have you ever seen an online course that was simply like turning the pages of a virtual book? The quickest way to fail your e-learning program is to use it as a catch-all. Along those lines, the accessibility of programs is a great place to begin questioning a possible vendor.

5 Instructional Design Books That Every Instructional Designer Should Read

Adobe Captivate

Here are 5 Instructional Design books you should add to your must-read list. Top 5 Instructional Design Books For Instructional Design Professionals. Here is a list of 6 of the best Instructional Design books , as well as tips to continually expand your own knowledge base.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Version 2018 Released (Training Available, Book Coming)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you’re under a maintenance program, you are also eligible for a free upgrade of Camtasia 2018.”.   The book is nearly finished and should head to the beta team by Friday of this week. TechSmith recently announced the release of Camtasia 2018 and there’s much to cheer. Among the improvements in version 2018:   Enhanced Library & Subscription Service Offering Thousands More.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Version 2018 Released (Training Available, Book Coming)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you’re under a maintenance program, you are also eligible for a free upgrade of Camtasia 2018.”.   The book is nearly finished and should head to the beta team by Friday of this week. TechSmith recently announced the release of Camtasia 2018 and there’s much to cheer. Among the improvements in version 2018:   Enhanced Library & Subscription Service Offering Thousands More.

Free E-Book: Understanding Mobile Learning

The Learning Circuits

This e-book shows the reasons why mobile learning has seen such recent growth and what areas are best suited for this type of learning. With this 20 page e-book you will be able to answer: what is mobile learning? how to Design successful mobile learning programs?

Starting a Customer Education Program: What You Should Know

Talented Learning

He also authored the new book, Customer Education: Why Smart Companies Profit by Making Customers Smarter. Are you thinking about starting a customer education program? Specifically: 1) When to invest in a customer education program.

Blog Book Tour Begins

Kapp Notes

Today is the beginning of a 14 stop blog book tour. During the Blog Book tour, I will be not be posting on Kapp Notes , instead, I will be posting on the the blogs which are listed below. Please enjoy the tour, the idea is to build a great discussion around the concepts in the book.

The 10 best Instructional design books: Resources for beginners and professionals

eFront

That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 10 books on Instructional Design (ISD) and related topics that, in our opinion, are considered “must read” or “highly valuable” resources on the subject. Plus, what’s better than taking a book to the beach?

New book: Interactive guide to Camtasia for Mac

TechSmith Camtasia

Dave Buell, who has been an Information Technology professional for many years, has written a new book all about Camtasia for Mac. Over the past decade, Dave has authored, directed, and produced many different eLearning and interactive design programs.

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Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. Her test preparation books are some of the best selling on the topic. Week One Recap.

Does your training program spark joy?

Edume

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? Have you been assuming that if you provide training to employees, they’ll do it - and appreciate it?

Does your training program spark joy?

Edume

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? Have you been assuming that if you provide training to employees, they’ll do it - and appreciate it?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Go Read a Book

Learning Visions

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 Go Read a Book How many books did you read in 2007 that were not work or school related? Craine ) Steven Johnson (Everything Bad is Good For You) (a book of which I read about half of in 2007) argues that games can make us smarter. Cammy, Yea books!

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Design of blended learning: inspiration from a book about design thinking

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

She did a sabatical studying urban planning and landscape architecture which inspired her to write this book about design of learning and change trajectories. What I liked most about the book is that it provides the space to look at the design process in different ways.

Book Giveaway and Other News

Usable Learning

I’m also doing an elearning instructional design certificate program at the Online Learning Conference in Chicago September 19-20. Hey folks, So Bryan Jones at elearningart.com did a very fun interview with me for his blog.

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

Paradiso

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.