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When Should You Avoid Branching Scenarios?

Experiencing eLearning

Branching scenarios are great. They’re engaging, and they give learners opportunities to practice realistic decision making. However, no solution is the right approach 100% of the time. Sometimes, another strategy makes more sense. Not a Series of Decisions.

Prove the Value of Training to the Business Through Evaluation

InSync Training

Evaluating a learning program is by far the best way to highlight its value to all business stakeholders. It also bolsters a culture of continuous improvement. Without measurable results, it's hard to convince the business community that its learning and development (L&D) offerings are effective.

Cognitive Bias in Learning: An Overview

Dashe & Thomson

What Are Cognitive Biases? Our brains receive non-stop input from all five senses every moment we are awake. In the face of this enormous amount of daily input, our brains develop subconscious coping mechanisms that we can use to quickly make daily decisions.

How You Can Apply the 70:20:10 Theory of Learning to eLearning

Lambda Solutions

Educators and Learning and Development (L&D) professionals who design eLearning courses are understandably always searching for a way to improve the efficiency of their learning experiences.

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Translating Customer Education Success into Business Impact

A strong customer education program can have a huge impact across the business - from increasing customer satisfaction scores, reducing support ticket volume, improving product adoption, to driving lead generation and renewals. Keeping this in mind, how do you choose which initiatives to prioritize?

10 Upcoming Technological Trends That Will Blow Your Mind

Your Training Edge

From driverless cars to bendable devices, the technological developments prove that the future is going to be something which we have never thought of. In the past few years, we all have heard of many emerging technologies, i.e., supercomputers, AI machines, etc.

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Why Students Don’t Complete Your Online Course (And 5 Ways to Fix It)?

Client Engagement Academy

You’ve decided to create an online course. You spend time, money, and effort learning how to create a successful course. Finally, after months of hard work, your course finally launches. You’re excited and it seems like your excitement is rubbing off on your students.

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How to Motivate Employees: Leadership vs. Impedership

ej4 eLearning

Ever wonder how to motivate employees so they are more engaged with their work, and better at it? Of course - what manager or leader hasn't? Unfortunately, many attempts to get the best out of our employees backfire. Instead of showing leadership , we exemplify the opposite: impedership. Leadership

Self-Paced Learning Strategies for eLearning Success

Lambda Solutions

Self-paced learning is a powerful learning model that enables students to optimize learning for their own needs. By handing the scheduling of curricula and lesson activities over to students, educators uncover potential learning opportunities previously obscured by rigid timetables and schedules.

How Business Size Affects What Online Learning Software You Need

TOPYX LMS

Selecting the correct online learning software for your business is a complicated endeavor. In a global market that is expected to grow from 9.8 billion to 22.4 billion in the next five years¹, there are more than 700 different eLearning and learning management system vendors in business².

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Leadership Trends That Will Dictate 2019

Your Training Edge

Great leaders don’t have to be few and far between when you acknowledge that leadership isn’t just about having authority over other people. It’s more about nurturing relationships with them.

xAPI Camp Preview: dominKnow ONE

MakingBetter

On March 26, 2019, I’m gathering best examples of the tools that enable, and the professionals who define xAPI’s best practices at xAPI Camp (number 14!) hosted by the eLearning Guild at the Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, FL. In the run-up to the event, I’m highlighting these industry colleagues, and why I think they’re […]. The post xAPI Camp Preview: dominKnow ONE appeared first on MakingBetter. Content Strategy Experience API Learning Analytics

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Anatomy of an Evaluation Strategy

InSync Training

We spend a lot of time at InSync considering how to design, develop, and deliver great virtual and blended learning solutions. But how do we know they are, indeed, GREAT? Creating content is only half of the learning development story. The other half is developing a plan for evaluating the learning.

Chasing Technology Good and Bad

Clark Quinn

I’ve been complaining, as part of the myths tour, that everyone wants the magic bullet. But, as I was commenting to someone about opportunities, there are huge tech opportunities we’re missing. How can I have bit both ways?

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

Speed-to-Insight: Curating Curations…Also Known as Curation 2.0

Living in Learning

How much curated content never reaches the point (or the right person) to deliver knowledge, wisdom, and insights essential for critical-thinking and informed decision-making to drive productivity forward? How much productivity is diverted to non-productive activities despite being tasked to ultimately accelerate productivity? Accelerated Productivity Insight Curation Performance Insights Performance Support Point of Work Assessment #pointofwork #productivityacceleration #DPS insightcuration

The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future-Proofing Your Career; Part One

Blue Sky eLearn

Times are changing; and so are schools, jobs, and the correlation they have between learning and earning. A college degree used to be the main requirement for an individual to start a successful and cognitively-satisfying career.

Designing a Seamless Learning Experience

Wisetail

Instructional design and educational research expert Dr. Kelly Edmonds lays out a great blended learning model to produce a seamless interaction between shifting online and offline elements. The post Designing a Seamless Learning Experience appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

Designing Quality eLearning on a Shoe-String Budget

Origin Learning

Let’s assume that you represent an organization that’s looking for an eLearning solution. It could be an internal employee training. eLearning learning design Quality eLearning Shoe-String Budget

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

5 Ways to Determine Which Online Course is Best

LearnDash

With so many online courses available on nearly every topic, how do you decide which one is the best for you? Let’s say you want to learn a business skill like online marketing. What is the first thing you would do? Most people they would go to Google and search for an online marketing course. This would return thousands of results. Even if you were able to narrow this list down to 10 courses, how do you decide which online course is best?

How To Measure Employee Engagement : 6 Most Effective Ways

Kitaboo

Every organization strives to create a healthy work environment in order to increase employee engagement. As it is widely believed that employee engagement and organizational growth are close interrelated to each other, organizational heads want to keep the engagement levels high at all times.

Microlearning Trends To Adopt In 2019

EI Design

As microlearning-based training moves to center stage, I outline what is driving its rapid adoption. In this article, I also share microlearning trends in 2019, and how you can leverage them to boost employee performance. Discovering All About Microlearning Trends In 2019.

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5 Ways to Use Word of Mouth to Increase E-learning Subscribers

ProProfs

Word of mouth is essential when a brand is trying to promote a new course and trying to get more eLearners to subscribe. Fortunately, if a business is providing a good experience to their existing customer base, they may find that their customers will do some talking for them.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

The Top 12 eLearning Authoring Tools (2019 Update)

LearnUpon

Great eLearning starts with getting the basics right. That means investing in the best tools for your business. First, a powerful learning management system (LMS) needs to be checked off your list. Then, if you’re using SCORM or xAPI course content , a first-class authoring tool is a must.

Live Webinar: Microlearning - Why You Should Order the Nuggets!

Limestone Learning

“ Chicken, nuggets, poultry, meat ” by Hans Benn is licensed by Pixabay. We'll be teaming up with Lambda Solutions this Wednesday, March 20 to host another informative webinar: Microlearning - Why You Should Order the Nuggets!

Access to Learning to Increase Employment Retention in Millennials

Meridian

More than one-third of U.S. workers are Millennials, making up 35% of the labor force*, followed closely by Gen Xers. For these younger generations, the idea of a decades-long career in one position or at one company, is as outdated as renting movies at Blockbuster.

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Research Discredits Learning Styles “Matching Hypothesis”

Learning Solutions Magazine

Research Discredits Learning Styles “Matching Hypothesis”. pamela-hogle. Wed, 03/13/2019 - 01:00

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.