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New Quiz Builder, Reusable Questions, and Status of 3.0!

LearnDash

Latest update takes quizzing to a whole new level in the LMS industry (plus an update on the coming LearnDash 3.0)! First, let me address the obvious: things have been a tad quiet lately on the LearnDash update front.

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Creating Branching Scenario Layouts

Experiencing eLearning

I created a branching scenario prototype in Twine a while back about an instructional design consultant screening and booking a new client. My previous posts have shown my process for planning and writing the scenario.

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The Lonely Training Needs Assessment

Learning Rebels

What is it about a training needs assessment that makes learning professionals panic? Jump to the bottom of this post to enter to win this month’s book giveaway).

TMI! Cognitive Overload and Learning

Learningtogo

If you want to get a sense of the vast amount of data exploding every second, visit Internet Live Stats and watch the numbers for Internet users, websites, emails and many other statistics updated in real time. But watch out. LearningToGo Blog LearningToGo eNewsletter brain Cognitive Load Cognitive Overload instructional design neuroscience neurosciences TMI training

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

MWL Newsletter No 90

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 4-10 Nov. TBL to save the Web, how to understand company culture, take the robot jobs test, 4 myths about the skills gap, & more]. Modern Workplace Learning

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Meeting the Diversified Training Needs of Extended Workforce: G-Cube LMS for the Automobile Industry – Infographic

G-Cube

Training is a constant requirement for the Automobile industry. With the well-deserved success of technology-aided learning, companies in the automotive sector utilize robust Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to train external workforce spread across different demographics.

Why Cloud-based LMS are Dominating the eLearning Field

Lambda Solutions

Many businesses have moved their core processes to the cloud. This platform is a viable option due to its low costs and flexibility. Experts believe that cloud-based products could represent as much as 70 percent of all software and technology spending by 2020.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Control the Startup Screen for a Published Project

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, COTP , CTT. Not all that long ago controlling what learners see first in Adobe Captivate published eLearning content was as simple as creating a visually-appealing first slide in the project. However,

Improve Memory And Productivity: Why You Should Use Art In Your Training Sessions

InSync Training

What does creativity have to do with corporate training? Jenny Holt answers this question and challenges the idea that serious learning only happens within scholarly activities. Art may not seem like an obvious thing to introduce into your training sessions, but the benefits are tangible.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

What is a Learning Consultant?

ej4 eLearning

And How Are They the Key to Corporate Learning? Sometimes I am amazed at (and proud of!) the loyalty our clients show us. We have a 95% client retention rate, and several of our clients have been with us since Day 1—meaning they have been clients for 14 years and running. Training & Development

Social Learning & The Benefits of Employee Generated Content [Customer Story]

Docebo

Patrick Veenhoff, head of Learning & Development at Swisscom, showcases social learning’s benefits. In June 2017, Swisscom Enterprise Customers switched from a top-down L&D content generated approach to a social learning marketplace.

3 Types of Association Software that Help Small Teams Do More With Less

TOPYX LMS

If there’s one thing an association needs more of, its resources - funding, staff, and tools - so they can deliver more value to members.

Making Multiple Choice work

Clark Quinn

For sins in my past, I’ve been thinking about assessments a bit lately. And one of the biggest problems comes from trying to find solutions that are meaningful yet easy to implement. You can ask learners to develop meaningful artifacts, but getting them assessed at scale is problematic.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

What Makes Learning Games So Great?

InSync Training

When we think of corporate learning, rarely do “fun and games” come to mind. More often than not, compliance training pops into our heads, characterized by endless slide decks, droning SMEs-turned-facilitators , and uncomfortable days spent in a classroom. Folks, training has a reputation problem.

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Spotlighting Clark Quinn in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

Jane Hart

I am delighted that Clark Quinn will be joining us on Tuesday 29 January 2019. The title of Clark’s session is Professionalism in Practice: Debunking Learning Myths, Superstitions, and Misconceptions . Modern Workplace Learning

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How to Boost Learner Engagement and Drive L&D Success

Docebo

Discover how microlearning, gamification and building hype for content will boost engagement. Learner engagement is crucial to the success of your L&D activities. If your learners aren’t interacting with your content, you won’t be able to meet your learning targets for the organization.

How to Design and Deliver Leadership Training with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

There are a variety of critical skills gaps in the workplace, including the corporate leadership skills gap. “A A glaring gap exists between the leadership skills organizations have now and the ones they will need in five years,” stated the Association for Talent Development.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Developing learning to learn skills

Clark Quinn

I’m an advocate of meta-learning, that is: learning to learn. Not just because it’s personally empowering, but because it can and should be organizationally empowering. The problem is, little is talked about how to develop it. And I have to say that what I do see, seems inadequate.

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Popular Career Paths For Coders

Your Training Edge

Coding has become a very popular career choice over the last several years. Essentially, coding can be defined as creating a set of instructions in order to develop a computer program. There are various jobs coders are qualified for. Also, there are many ways to effectively learn coding.

5 Best Moodle Themes for Version 3.5

Lambda Solutions

The theme you apply to your Moodle website helps shape the user experience of your learners. A good theme should be clean, functional, and make your LMS features easy to navigate. Here are five effective themes for your Moodle 3.5 website. LMS Expert Tips Moodle Features

A Permanent State of Mourning – When Will We Stop The Killing?

Learningtogo

It has long been suspected that we are hard-wired to help each other. So why are so many of us becoming cold-blooded killers? LearningToGo Blog altruism brain death empathy flag mourning murder neuroscience Paul Zak police protest research terrorism

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Creating a Robust Social Community within Your LMS

LearnDash

Engagement with fellow learners is a surefire way to keep them coming back. One of the common challenges faced by many online educators lies in learner retainment. Not only do many online learners struggle to complete a course , but those that do often don’t come back for more. And even when they do return their experience is often one of isolation and solo drudgery. Because of this, many educators have caught on to the value of community for promoting their courses.

And the myths go on

Clark Quinn

Yet another silly post I stumbled upon. And last week at a conf someone said they liked my take-downs. If you disagree, let me know, but otherwise here’s yet another bunch of marketing hype. Hopefully no one uses this for any real decisions!

Take your company to the top with a Salesforce Lightning eCommerce LMS integration

Paradiso

Many companies that still haven’t acquire the Salesforce Lightning eCommerce LMS integration face daily situations in which their resources are limited and the productivity is affected. These resources can arise from technical or human needs.

Moodle Themes - Why is It Good to Use a Theme

Lambda Solutions

Design is a crucial element of a learner's experience. A great design will help a learner stay engaged with the content and easily navigate an eLearning site to take advantage of all the features it has to offer.

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Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

3 reasons why managers should care about microlearning

Axonify

What do managers in your organization think about training? Do they like it? Do they find it a valuable use of time? Do they believe it has a positive impact on the business? Let’s start even simpler – do your managers care about training at all?

My First Month in L&D

Abilitie

I joined Abilitie two months ago as the new Marketing Manager. I came from the industry of health and wellness-focused CPG products. The language used in my previous marketing efforts was informal, shorthand, and buzzy.

20+ Easy Ways Take Your Screen Shots from Boring to Brilliant

Mike Taylor

At some point or another, we’ve all used screenshots. They’re great for showing others what you see on your screen. Most people who take screenshots give them little, if any, thought.