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6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

Bottom-Line Performance

Remember when you were new to learning and development? If you really are new, congratulations and welcome to the field! If you’ve been around for a little while, I want you to think back: what do you wish you could tell your former self about what he/she is getting themselves into?

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

Part of the learning leader’s job is to develop organizational learning strategies. Yet, the results of the efforts to achieve this goal are not encouraging. For one thing, organizations aren’t reviewing their learning and development strategies very often.

Getting Started with Games in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

Video games have always been and still are something that I love playing. The movement and design of objects are very captivating and keep me entertained for hours on end. That is why many developers and presenters put serious time into the graphical representation of their message.

5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited in 2017)

Jane Hart

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine “In this article I take a look at how workplace learning has changed over the last 10+ years and its necessary future direction.

Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

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For Millennials, Consider Self-Directed Learning

CLO Magazine

By now, many in the business world are familiar with Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson’s stance on his employees. They are the No. 1 priority, even more important than its customers.

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Ameliorate Your eLearning Professional Development with 1-on-1 Mentoring

eLearning Brothers

We at eLearning Brothers have just recently released the all new Professional Development Package.

Learning Journeys: Destination Success

Association eLearning

I don’t want to sound like a traitor to my industry, but learning and development, training, learning management, whatever you want to call it, is so complicated! Seriously, everyday a new platform comes out that promises the moon and the stars. This LMS makes coffee and kisses your kids goodnight.

Top 10 Tools for @C4LPT 2017

Clark Quinn

Jane Hart is running her annual Top 100 Tools for Learning poll (you can vote too), and here’s my contribution for this year. These are my personal learning tools, and are ordered according to Harold Jarche’s Seek-Sense-Share models, as ways to find answers, to process them, and to share for feedback: Google Search is my go-to tool when I come across something I haven’t heard of.

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Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Curated Insights: Busting Workplace Learning Myths

Axonify

Welcome to fake news, L&D edition! The existence of bad information (a.k.a. lies) is far from new. It just moves faster, looks prettier and is more easily accessed today thanks to the Internet.

A Simple Guide to Effective Change-Management

CLO Magazine

Even with the best planning and implementation, change is never all puppy dogs and ice cream. There’s generally some turbulence along the way. Leadership expert Robin Sharma once said, “Change is hard in the beginning, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.”.

Webinar: Future of eLearning – The Death of the LMS and eLearning s Next Generation of Tools

eLearning Brothers

Have you heard of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), SCORM, or XAPI? In last week’s webinar we heard from the team that created these standards in eLearning.

How to Engage Your Learners Using Viral Videos

OpenSesame

Why did people assume an Asian woman in the BBC news video was the nanny? . By now, most of the Internet seems to have seen the video of a BBC interview being interrupted by two small children.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Gamification, Serious Games, and Simulations: The Differences

Designing Digitally

All types of game-based learning, simulation , and gamification are commonly put under the umbrella of “gamification.” Actually, to do so isn’t accurate as they have their own distinct qualities and components. .

Teacher Voices: Kate Bartlett

Learning with e's

This is a continuation of my series of interviews with former students who are now teachers. The interview on this page features Kate Bartlett , a teacher at a primary school in Cornwall. You can follow her on Twitter as MissBartlettNQT. 1) What made you decide to become a teacher?

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3 Tips to Increase ROI on Education Benefits

CLO Magazine

The reasons a company should seriously consider offering tuition benefits run the gamut: To attract talent, to retain it, and as last year’s Cigna study showed, to move the business forward and improve its bottom line.

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With a New Website Comes New Goals

LearnDash

Notice anything different? If this is your first time visiting LearnDash, then probably not. However, if you have been here before then you likely see that we have done a bit of updating! It is with great pleasure that I get to write today to unveil the new design of LearnDash.com, and not just because of the fresh new look but because with the new design comes our updated approach to the e-learning market.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

How to Record a Webinar

Visual Lounge

Have you ever felt you were about to join a great webinar and wished your whole team was with you? Whether you want to record a webinar for your own reference later, or to share the content with others, this tutorial will show you how to record a webinar. Step 1. Download a screen capture tool.

The One Thing Getting in the Way of Your Professional Growth

Learnloft

I’ve never stopped learning and striving to improve my professional development. The most difficult challenge is that I cannot rely solely on self-awareness to identify and modify behaviors that may be holding me back.

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Running Activity Reports is Only a Few Clicks Away

OpenSesame

. You may have noticed some changes to your OpenSesame Activity Report. We’ve made enhancements to optimize the speed of pulling these often lengthy reports, especially those containing multiple years worth of data. To access the new and improved report, log in to your OpenSesame Dashboard. Click on “My Courses” will take you to your dashboard. On the left hand side of the page you will see your Activity Report tab. Click on that tab to bring you to your Activity Reporting page.

A Little Coaching Can Make Leadership Briefings Better

CLO Magazine

Let’s talk leadership briefings for a bit. According to the Corporate Executive Board , leadership briefings are the fourth most popular means to communicate vital information to an organization — trailing behind email, intranet, internal social media and digital signage.

[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development

Want to expand your training efforts? You’ll often see success by starting small and growing your program in a sustainable way. Download the eBook to learn more.

The 2017 upgrade to Adobe Captivate Prime Provides an Amazing Experience

Adobe Captivate

We’re continuing our quest to redefine the LMS with the latest update to Adobe Captivate Prime. If you haven’t tried Prime yet, now is the time to jump in and explore.

How to Use a Webcam Recorder to Add Personality to Your Videos

Visual Lounge

Using a webcam recorder to add webcam footage to a video is a simple way to increase engagement and help viewers connect with your content.

In Real Life: What I've Learned After 15 Years of Playing Games at Work by JD Dillon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Practical takeaways from using game elements to support workplace learning. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Games & Learning Training Strategies

The 2-Word HR Lesson United Airlines Taught Us

Training Industry

United Airlines had a challenging week. First, a video went viral of a passenger being dragged off the plane. CEO Oscar Munoz apologized for “having to re-accommodate. customers.” Then, in the face of a looming lawsuit, he issued multiple additional apologies. Most recently, a couple was kicked off a United flight on their way to their wedding after sitting in the wrong seats, reigniting more negative publicity and late-night TV jokes.

The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?