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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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What Differentiates an Association LMS from the Other Online Learning Platforms?

TOPYX LMS

Like other types of organizations, associations are making the switch from traditional learning to online learning. Out of 360,000 trade associations across the country, 7,000 were affected by a shift in training priorities to eLearning, according to Learning Solutions Magazine.

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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What Should You be Looking For in an Artificial Intelligence-Powered LMS?

Docebo

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is much more than just a suggestion engine: uncover what you should be looking for when AI meets e-learning.

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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.

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).

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Open Source as an Answer to Your LMS Pain-Points

Lambda Solutions

With hundreds of LMSs out in the market, the decision of which software to go with can be overwhelming! How do you begin your search? A good place to start is to consider if you would like to have open-source software or a proprietary solution.

Help Your Employees Build Up Their Personal Brands

Your Training Edge

Have you ever thought about how important the personal brands of your employees are to strengthening or weakening your business brand? If not, it’s time to give this great thought and place a premium on its importance.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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4 Ways Machine Learning Can Improve Online Education

LearnDash

Machine learning offers some exciting possibilities for online education, but they may be a while in coming. Any year now , machine learning is poised to take online education by storm. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, machine learning is a form of artificial intelligence that helps computer systems analyze data sets while performing certain tasks, and then gradually improve performance based on that data feedback without need for further programming.

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.

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.

Grow Your Business AND Keep Your Culture?

The Simple Shift

We’re at 80 people right now in 2.5 years, that’s a lot of growth. You’re [Vayner Media] at 800 people. You’ve been able to keep your culture intact here. We’re hitting a stage now where there’s people coming through the door 2 and 3 layers removed from me now, I don’t know their names anymore. […]. communication leadership Social Business #OSD #OD OrgSocialDesign

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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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.

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

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.

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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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.

Ethan Stowell Restaurant Group Launches DiscoverLink Talent to 15 Locations

discoverlink

Congratulations to Ethan Stowell Restaurant Group on their rollout of the DiscoverLink Talent learning management system (LMS) and DiscoverLink Content Library courses. The Seattle, Washington-based restaurant group launched the basic LMS platform to 15 locations.

Content Confusion

Clark Quinn

I read, again and again, about the importance of ‘content’ in learning. And I don’t disagree, but…I think there’s still a problem about it. And where I get concerned is about what is meant by the term. Just what do mean by ‘content’?

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.