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Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Regular readers know we strive to make this blog a hub for corporate learning professionals. Our goal is to educate and inform, and to that end we invest considerable time creating and researching content that the learning and development community will find useful. That’s because we started a second blog in 2013 on , solely dedicated to using games for learning. We simply had too much content for one blog!

Learning Management Systems: Creating sustainable training support for Corporate Learners


But learning is not a one-time event in the calendar of a corporate learner – it is an ongoing and continuous process. They need to create a sustainable system of training support that reinforces learning, assesses learners, provide intelligent inputs on the way forward for future learning, and much more. The mobile platform is especially suitable for creating an avenue for training support as the learner can access it wherever and whenever he feels the need to learn.


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How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)


Creating and selling online courses can be quite profitable, with many professionals achieving 6- and 7-figure incomes. How can I create a profitable course? Well, we created this massive guide to answer all those questions for you. How to Create an Online Course. First Steps to Creating an Online Course. How to Create an Online Course (Step by Step). Create a beautiful online school without any technical skills. How to write a course?

Create the best eLearning experience using Paradiso Free LMS


Paradiso wanted to be part of this process, that’s why created a Free LMS to help companies and institutions enter to the eLearning world easier and faster. With Paradiso Free LMS you can start adding users and creating courses right away. It offers you multiples advantages in terms of time, customization, or accessibility, thanks to its diverse features and functionalities. Custom Branding. Create spaces to share information and communicate.

How to Improve Training Outcomes with Microlearning Interventions?

Tesseract Learning

In this blog, I will focus on how to improve training outcomes through microlearning interventions. The L&D professionals set up the training calendar, roll out the training as per the schedule, and their job is done. Another major advantage of microlearning is that it can be created and administered in a variety of formats. Blog Custom elearning MicrolearningAttention spans and the forgetting curve contribute to learning fatigue and less impactful training.

EVENT BLOG: Client Day - Refresh, Revitalise, Rejuvenate!

Unicorn Training

He's now setting challenge to create game with a piece of paper - audience have picked 'rules' according to all above. Case study 1 - worked with customer to look at what user needed to see, and what didn't. This session has included detailed overview of making more of reports (creating, tagging, filtering, customising, scheduling) - 24 different reporting options including qualifications, user data, activity attempts, activity registrations, etc.

New Twist on Holiday Tradition: Family Letters with Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

So, she decided to forgo her annual letter, opting to create a short video with Camtasia instead. “My I probably spent a little more time creating the video than I did writing letters in the past,” said Jeanette. Jeanette plans to create similar videos with Camtasia in the future, making a point to include a theme as she has done in past letters. We want to see what you create! Having trouble viewing this video? Click here to watch on YouTube.

3 Tech-Powered Tips to Improve Your Association’s Events

Web Courseworks

In this post, we’ll walk you through the top ways to enhance your association’s upcoming event calendar with tech solutions. In order to find the right event registration software to take care of your association’s needs, look for features like: Custom form builders. Finding software that can create custom forms for your event will inevitably enhance the entire registration process. How should you customize your app?

Email Marketing Tips for Online Course Creators


Simply creating an online courses and putting a price onto it will only get you so far. It helps you build your customer base and is one of the most effective ways to get repeat business and referrals from happy students. Together we will create beautiful gardens, exchange ideas with other gardeners and learn about courses that take our craft to the next level. Grow Your Customer Base with Effective Email Campaigns. TIP: Use a Blog.

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XBlocks in Open edX: An Introduction


Trainers and educators at companies and higher education institutions are consistently on the lookout for ways to improve the way they build and create courses for their learners. By the end of this article, you’ll understand how XBlocks fit into Open edX and how you can use them to create engaging course content for your learners. integrations with Google Drive and Calendar. Google Drive – Enables embedding of Google Documents or Google Calendar within a course.

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How to Design Workplace Learning Like a Pro – Start with These 5 Dangerous Questions


Or is it that you just heard yourself say you’d be happy to create and present a slide deck to help roll out a new HR benefit that starts next month? Or maybe your boss can’t stop talking about how great it would be to have some “online learning” about great customer service. It’s great that she calls you the “customer whisperer” because you’re so good at the job yourself, but now she wants you to build the learning she has in mind. Write those things down, too.

Building a Middle School Flipped Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

It is not in my personality to invest my time and energy into long-term planning and looking at when lessons will land on the calendar. In my ideal classroom I would not spend my time writing lesson plans or grading papers. The weekly calendar would not be determined by anything other than what students know and what students do not know. Customized paths means I need to write out detailed plans for every single student.

As Featured on Mad Mimi: 5 Simple Email Marketing Tips

DigitalChalk eLearning

You can view our full guest post on the Offical Mad Mimi Blog here. Email marketing is a great way to reach your customers without spending a lot of money. Have a sign up form on your homepage, blog, Facebook page, and anywhere else that may be convenient for your fans. It is important for your emails to match your company image; customize your colors, header, and logo. Keep a calendar.

How Membership Site Owners Can Go Beyond the Simple Contact Form to Unlock Incredible Powers with Zack Katz of GravityView


This setup would allow you to create something like an antique marketplace where people can purchase products from others through your site. Creating directories is a great use of Gravity Forms + GravityView as well. Craigslist and Yahoo are directory tools, and that is a similar setup to what you can create with GravityView if you’d like for your students. You don’t need to do anything after the customer submits the testimonial other than approving it.

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A Complete Guide On How To Sell Fitness Programs Online


Even if you are running your fitness classes successfully, creating an online community for your members is an additional benefit. Use your online fitness programs to help your clients create a healthy lifestyle while making along the way with your expertise. In this blog, we will discover why it is important to sell your personal training online and we will also guide you through how to start an online personal training business and how to sell fitness programs online successfully.

10 Tools for Remote Work To Get People Collaborating


Learning Tracks is how administrators create courses, facilitate onboarding flows, quizzes , and more. Continu is also an authoring tool which means companies can create training materials directly onto this platform without the aid of third parties and it can be easily synced using several integrations. Plus, Slack can be customized by project and interface. As far as features, team members can be assigned tasks, groups created and comments attached to each project.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #07

Mike Taylor

Descript | Create podcasts, videos, and transcripts —. Icograms Designer – Create your Maps, Illustrations and Infographics from Isometric Icons. Create your own 3D-looking Map, Illustration and Infographics from Isometric Icons within minutes. Create like a pro.

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How to Use Webinars as Lead Generation for Your Online Courses

WBT Systems

Even better, free webinars lure prospective customers into the top of your marketing funnel and nudge them along that funnel toward one of your paid programs, like an online course. Consider these marketing tactics : Write blog posts related to the webinar and course content. Use LinkedIn and Twitter to share promos and blog posts about the webinar. . We put it on the calendar and when the time comes, we’ve forgotten the reason we felt so compelled to register.

Virtual MS Office Classes, Now through May!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

As I write this I’m listening to the news of a storm coming that could dump over a foot of snow on us! We have some space left in this week’s classes, plenty of room in the rest of the March schedule, April is open and now the May calendar has been added. Choose an existing course in our catalog, or let us work with you to create a custom class that meets your needs. Have a thought on our blog post?

Daily Bookmarks 06/19/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Principles for assessing online discussions and other conversations (blogs, chat, etc.) Writing for asynchronous discussion isn’t the same as writing an essay, and the author argues that students who simply post essays to the discussion board should receive good grades. “The animation is a way of them developing the picture so they relate that to the writing, to what they hear, what they see, what they feel.&# tags: web2.0 , blog , tools.

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Top 10 ‘Must Have’ Blended Learning Tools


Once your system is in place, an LMS provider will help you create personalized training experiences, reduce training costs, and track employee performance/skill development. They can be used as part of your training workshops in sales or customer service scenarios. Here are a few formative assessment apps to consider: FlipGrid : Creates prompts to start discussions and offers employee conversation via video. Kahoot : Creates, plays, and share fun learning games.

How to Build a Beautifully Designed Training Based Membership Website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix


Melissa shares how she got started with design when she was 13 working for her parents business, and some awesome big ideas for creating great designs she has learned throughout her career. How would you feel if I was to publicly sell, package up a child theme, write a script to install it?”

What's really ready for prime time in corporate learning?


As I blogged previously , you need to get your mind around mobile. Once you recognize that your own use of mobile is more around notes, navigation, calendar, contacts, pictures, and more, not courses, you can start to explore the possibilities. People are already finding value in things like quick references, how-to videos, expertise finders, custom calculators, enterprise search, and more. This can be important if it’s customer facing, in particular.

How to Get More Visitors to Your WordPress LMS Website with SEO Expert David Attard from Collective Ray


David shares his story of how he got into the world of content writing and marketing, and how what he has learned can help online course creators build successful SEO marketing campaigns. David’s story of how he got into content writing is quite interesting. In the first stages of his career he was trying to learn as much as possible, and he found that writing posts explaining a process he was learning would help him to understand the concept.

How we keep up our Social Media Marketing game?

Hurix Digital

This would then generate leads and these viewers would eventually convert into customers. Right from its products to blogs on the latest events, the website was well-equipped with all data and information. However, we also aligned this process into a framework by creating a calendar and the social media posts for it in advance. Our approach shifted from an all-platform-one-content approach to platform-wise customized approach.

Management Skill Coaching Vs. Training: 4 Key Questions to Help Close the Gaps


Group sessions, whether virtual or in-person, provide the added benefit of creating a network of peers facing similar situations who can consult each other and develop ongoing relationships. Face to face with clients, customers and employees she was fabulous but appeared clueless when sent a spreadsheet. The calendar and finances will be a prime consideration in selecting an approach. > More on e-learning on the Mindflash blog. >

How I spend my time as an analyst and researcher and how that’s changed in four years

Janet Clarey

LMS reviews (demonstrations, write-ups). Research and write reports and e-books (read, write, read some more). Create presentations (plan, sequence, format, find links, graphics, etc.). Some consulting work (custom research). Post interesting finds on Workplace Learning Today, this blog, Twitter, and other social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook) throughout the day. Write short research reports for members. I write less here and tweet more.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


Google Calendar. Google Calendar is one of our favorite eLearning tools for staying on top of team meetings and keeping up with employees, customers, partners, etc. One of the major benefits of using Google Calendar is how widely used it is, so you don’t have to worry about compatibility across devices or organizations. Mural makes it visually pleasing to track tasks and projects, in addition to creating storyboards, etc.

Effectus LMS For effective Employee Training Management and Tracking

CommLab India

Effectus lets you create/check learning paths of individuals/groups of learners with ease. Learners can export and integrate the training calendar from Effectus into outlook or Google calendar, informing them of upcoming training events. You can completely automate the classroom training activities like registration, reminders, online attendance, waiting list, training calendar, etc., It has features like discussion boards, file sharing, virtual chats, blog, and wikis.

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With a little help from our friends: the services we use to build our business


Our “hybrid” hosting environment blends Rackspace with Amazon’s S3 for long term storage of customer files. G Suite – Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Calendar. Whatever Google’s reasons for creating this and giving it for free may be, we can’t really complain for such a deep and usable product for traffic analysis. Backlinks and guest blogging is a standard way to increase your traffic. Balsamiq is a joy to use for creating low fidelity prototypes.

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Looking Back at the Year in e-Learning, and Other Web Links


Forget the calendars and Christmas sale TV ads. In his e-learning year-in-review blog post , Tony Bates looks back at some of the new companies and services entering the field, and gives a little forecast of what he expects to see, particularly at higher-learning institutions, happen in 2012. Allison Rosset, writing on the Human Capital Exchange’s blog poses some important questions for managers preparing to roll out a new online training course.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: John Zurovchak


Custom Development Services. Custom Content Creation. Blog. Customer Support. In John’s session, you’ll learn how to break out of an e-Learning rut to move beyond creating content that simply tests learners of their short-term retention and recall abilities. Attendees will learn how to leverage the capabilities of Lectora to create captivating content that challenges users by moving beyond linear navigation and into problem-based experiential learning.

Reflecting on my 2011

Jay Cross

Last night (December 10), and I may have been wearing my Santa costume during the conversation, I mentioned to a friend that I’ve studied the concept of time and tell myself I should be free of the tyranny of the agrarian calendar that is the metronome for many of our lives. ” I plan to examine journal entries, my writings and presentations, photographs, videos, and relationships. I began reviewing last year by going over my Google calendar.

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Social Media Marketing and Management for Course Creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite


They have templates you can set up that will promote content, such as continuous blog posts without recycling the exact same content. The social media marketing you’re doing should vary based on who your prospective customer is. They have a blog with some great content on various tools in the WordPress ecosystem. We want to interact with our users and customers via social media as well, especially now during the Black Friday sales or Christmas sales or new year’s.

The eLearning Singularity or The Inevitable Evolution of eLearning Development

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

After years of thinking about it and talking about it, I finally found a blog pot hit me in the face with it. I'd also like to put this blog post up as my choice for eLearning blog post of the year. He closes with this paragraph which is very nicely said: "I think that we can help our customers most by making software modular. What if we created the "modularity" by starting with the user? You write an email and you send it to an email address.

How to Get Clients on Demand for Your High Ticket Coaching Business without Sacrificing Freedom with Russ Ruffino


Many business growth strategies suggest building up a social media following by cranking out endless amounts of videos on YouTube and grinding out blog posts. You make YouTube videos, you write blog posts, you create content, you’re all over Instagram, whatever.

SEO For Course Creators and Membership Site Owners with Lindsay Halsey of Pathfinder SEO


The first solution is hiring an agency where they do most of the work for you, and the other is a DIY solution where you work to put together courses, blog posts, and other content marketing strategies. In-depth FAQs and blog posts addressing specific questions your ideal prospects have is a great way to get good SEO content. Lindsay Halsey: Guided SEO is a process that we’ve developed over the last 10 years doing SEO for our customers at our agency.

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E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

I was planning on writing about emerging technology and virtual worlds. However, with ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011, starting next week, I’m going to hold off until after TK11, to write on virtual worlds. Demonstrations are crucial, whether it is a 30 minute one, with an audience or one on one, with a potential customer. Full reviews of a couple of products will be posted on the blog. Upcoming Blog Topics.

4 Ways to Automate Knowledge Validation


You spend countless hours and dollars creating fantastic training programs, rolling them out to the field, updating them as processes change, and so on. Using a paper-based testing process creates a huge unnecessary burden on your training team, learners, and store managers. Question banks let you create questions once and use them in multiple exams. One of our clients, Blake’s Lotaburger, did a great job of that as explained in this blog article.

How to design elearning endings with impact


Academic writing concludes by summarising arguments and restating key messages. Be clear on what you want to leave your learner with before you even start writing. Write scenario-based questions, to test not just recall of information but the application of that information in a real-world situation. Don’t default to printable materials: look at linking up to other systems (like scheduling reminders in their calendar) or integrating with existing (or new!)