OpenSesame announces exclusive partnership with New York innovation consultancy FutureThink


Portland, OR – 26 August, 2021– OpenSesame, a market-leading SaaS global elearning innovator, today announced the addition of FutureThink to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription with micro-courses on productivity, growth and innovation, change management, culture building, and collaboration. .

What’s the Long-Term Game Plan for Virtual Learning and Higher Ed?

Clarity Consultants

The second half 2019-2020 school year was well underway when the world changed. The post What’s the Long-Term Game Plan for Virtual Learning and Higher Ed? appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Training Development.


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Ready, Set, Reset: 21 Questions and Tips To Guide Your Digital Instruction to Success

Allen Interactions

As we would all like to put last year behind us, or at least as much as we can, we are in a new virtual world that will end up defining a new normal for both development and delivery of digital instruction. Strategic Consulting eLearning Instructional Design



A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. I have written earlier about Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. support staff from around the world. be rollout meetings or some other face-to-face or virtual introduction to the. We’ve helped some of the world’s. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum.

Partnering with TRALIANT, leading the LMS World


This deal resulted in a better eLearning understanding and interaction with organizations. . Paradiso, an award-winning LMS provider partnered with TRALIANT to provide 360-Degree eLearning Solutions interactively.

Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

How Will the Coronavirus Shape Virtual Learning and Work? Below are tips and action items from three different viewpoints: 1) Tips for Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. 1) Tips For Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. As a result, we should be ready to help organizations adopt virtual learning solutions and integrate them into their workflows. To ensure proper use of this equipment, 3M will also need to provide immediate access to virtual learning.

Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience

Kapp Notes

In a recent article 3 Instructional Design Strategies For Virtual Reality Learning , I discussed three (among many) instructional design strategies for VR: Conceptual Orienteering, Critical Incident and Operational Application. An ideal Virtual Reality (VR) learning experience should be designed to create engaging interactions that help the learner assimilate new information, ideas and concepts resulting in the acquisition of new skills transferable skills.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

They say for eLearning to be engaging, it needs to be interactive. If the learner is able to apply their knowledge through interactions, it will assist them in processing the information in more depth, and they will have a higher likelihood of recalling the information and transferring it to a real-world setting. As e-learning developers we are often given slide decks to convert into self-directed eLearning modules.

Virtual Classrooms: The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up Your Online Course


All thanks to new technologies, yet another image of classrooms is evolving to include much more than this traditional image – online class setup or Virtual Classrooms. What is a virtual classroom? There has been a steep boost in the popularity of virtual classrooms recently.



How are embedded performance support solutions being used in workplaces around the world? So it's been supported heavily in our world for quite a long time and not one that more traditional training has addressed. My gosh, look at the world we're in, right? Elearning.

Learning Pool Labs Saves the World

Learning Pool

Our vision, slightly tongue in cheek, was to solicit innovations that would help ‘Learning Pool Labs Save the World’ and centred on three key themes: How to Save Your Brain. Kerry Simpson, Solutions Consultant . Dave Newbold, Learning Consultant .



ABOUT KEVIN THORN: Kevin Thorn is an award-winning e-learning designer & developer, consultant, and owner of NuggetHead Studioz, LLC. , You can still be a world-class instructional designer but writing narrative storytelling scripts is different than writing instructional narration.



This is the second post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. It is particularly focused on eLearning, but almost all of what is mentioned also applies to face-to-face or virtual instruction. Include a variety of practice situations that are representative of real world situations. This might seem like a lot of practice, but it is one area where most eLearning has fallen short. Make the practice richer by reflecting the real world.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

This year, however, our nation and the rest of the world remain frozen in place by Covid-19. For example, think about what’s happening in the world of work. As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning.

Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

And how is this innovative concept helping consulting firms extend their reach? Bridgespan is one of the world’s premier nonprofit management consulting firms that empowers mission-driven organizations and philanthropists to accelerate social change. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Innovative learning technology is helping consulting firms provide high-value advisory services to a much broader audience. It really goes beyond individual elearning.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. When smartphones first took the business world by storm, talent management vendors created apps with limited functionality to cover for browser interfaces that weren’t mobile-responsive. It’s a good time to be an LMS selection consultant. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

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40+ of the World’s Best Sales Training Programs to Get Your Team Into Shape

Sales Hacker

The Harris Consulting Group. It’s a three-month virtual course that teaches you how to win every stage of the selling process: from B2B sales prospecting to renewals. Promising high performance through cultural and behavioral transformation, Cohen Brown provides specialized consulting and training services. Consultant-led onsite training. GP Strategies was founded in 1966 to provide best-in-class performance improvement solutions across 16 industries around the world.



While the title of the post specifies MOOCs, the skills and mindsets I have explored in the post are, IMHO, required by all to survive and thrive in the digital and connected world. Having said that, MOOCs require certain skills from participants, which I like to describe as “ learning how to learn in the networked world. Most learners are used to “solo” learning, both in the academic and the corporate world.

Why Virtual Learning Is More Than Just VILT: Myths And Truths

Obsidian Learning

Virtual learning includes any form of learning that occurs with the assistance of computer technology. Although in this context we often think of virtual classrooms with a live instructor teaching somewhere at a distance, virtual learning is much more than that.



Stella runs a consulting company called Paradox Learning , and is based in Calgary, Canada. STELLA LEE - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.



He was the first person to use the term eLearning on the web. Jay is the author of Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance , Working Smarter Fieldbook , Implementing eLearning , and Real Learning. He travels the world, but increasingly delivers presentations and events virtually over the web. In this context, how are informal and social learning transforming workplaces around the world today?



You are an expert learning designer who has been continuously inspiring the world to design better and meaningful learning experiences. At the same time, there is a dire need of hand-holding for many of our educators with respect to taking offline (physical) classes online (virtual).



It has been spreading like wild fire in the business world. Design thinking applies to learning designers since they deal with the crucial topic of how people learn, and design solutions for them in a dynamically evolving world. The Basics of Design Thinking in eLearning : What is the basic idea behind design thinking in e-learning? Read this article to find out what Christopher Pappas (Founder, eLearning Industry) has to say.

Design 100



After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. What would be your advice to budding learning professionals who aspire to consider consulting as a career option? How has mobile learning started transforming workplaces around the world today? Blog, microblog, collaborate virtually, chat, and more.

Virtual Presentation – Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

I’m still working on my yearly post that is my eLearning Predictions. In the meantime, I’ve been invited to do a virtual presentation for ASTD DC on this topic. Here’s the information: Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010 To kick off the new year, Dr. Tony Karrer is sharing some thoughts on what's going to be happening in the world of eLearning in 2010. Back in 2006, Tony was talking about eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology.

28 eLearning quotes from eLearning experts, implementers, and gurus


No matter the reason, these eLearning quotes will help you understand how important and beneficial online learning can be for any organization. eLearning quotes from eLearning experts. We reached out to eLearning experts to provide us with their take on online training.



ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. Charles: I see these shifts in learning as being driven not only by re-thinking the process of learning and development and by emerging technologies, but also by fundamental changes in the world of work.

5 Simple and Effective eLearning Interactions

Bottom-Line Performance

Why invest in eLearning courses instead of “flat” media like powerpoints and webinars? Besides the obvious benefits of reduced costs and a virtual training environment, eLearning allows learners to practice new skills and concepts safely through a variety of interactions. I interviewed Sharon Boller, President of Bottom-Line Performance, to compile a list of interactions that can be used over and over again in a variety of eLearning courses.

Join us at World of Learning Conference & Exhibition, to see our award-winning LMS, custom eLearning & learning apps

Unicorn Training

We're excited to announce we will be exhibiting at the World of Learning Conference & Exhibition, 17th - 18th October at Birmingham NEC. We will be showcasing a selection of eLearning content from Video Arts and MicroLearn at WOL - all of which offer high quality, engaging and mobile-ready content designed to exact real behavioural change within your organisation.



Geoff: This is another example of connecting Real world to Virtual. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Interviews Learning Consulting M-Learning Mobile Learning Automated Learning Contextual Mobile Learning e-learning eLearning Gamification Geo-Fencing Geo-location Geoff Stead GPS iBeacons Image Reco Learning Designers Learnnovators mLearning Mobile Augmented Reality Near Field Communication NFCX Predictive Personalization QR Code Qualcomm Qualcomm Museum Takeo Watanabe Tribal

If this is our “new normal” how do we go forward with virtual training and reskilling?

Limestone Learning

Two months into the coronavirus shutdown, many organizations are still reeling financially and struggling to get a foothold in a business world that is now mostly virtual. One of the biggest implications of the shift to virtual operations is the need to reskill employees.

10 eLearning gamification examples

Ed App

Everyone in the world has played some sort of game at some stage of their life. Games are a shared human experience and are essential to every culture in the world. Integrating gamification into everyday online learning (eLearning) keeps people more engaged, curious, and motivated.

Best Workplace eLearning Providers

Roundtable Learning

In doing so, you’re going to research different workplace eLearning providers to find the one that best fits your needs. Read More: Custom eLearning Content For Workplace Development. That’s why we have compiled a list of custom and off-the-shelf eLearning providers for you to consider.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Julie is a well known eLearning author and speaker.

Top 10 eLearning Statistics For 2021 and Beyond


The world of education has dramatically changed ever since we entered the digital age. As the virtual revolution started post-social media channels and cloud-based services, there has been an unprecedented rise in the e-learning industry.

11 Best eLearning Blogs for L&D Professionals


Here, we’ve rounded up 11 of our favorite eLearning blogs and websites to help you reignite your eLearning passion and come up with new L&D solutions for your organization. We’re big on storytelling , and we love sharing our tips for more inclusive and accessible eLearning.

Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better? by Guest on April 2, 2011 in performance support Lynn Cases is a Senior Training Consultant for Dashe & Thomson. Lynn Cases, Senior Training Consultant Blog this!



THE QUOTE: “ Survival requires continual innovation, and at the core is learning faster than everyone else. ” – Clark Quinn (Learning Technology Strategist) THE JOURNEY: Innovation is driving today’s businesses and workplaces around the world. Today, when we thought of getting ourselves updated on the latest trends related to this topic, and also to get inspired by brilliant initiatives from some of the great companies around the world, we set out on a quick journey.



Virtually everything new seems to come from the 20 percent of their time engineers here are expected to spend on side projects.” ~ Eric Schmidt (Ex-CEO, Google Inc.). It encourages creativity, innovation, and experimentation within organizations, thus making them successful in today’s highly competitive world. We believe that the 70:20:10 framework is going to evolve further to play a major role in organizational learning in workplaces around the world.