The Purpose Effect – Book Review & Interview With Dan Pontefract


We, at Learnnovators, are privileged to review Dan Pontefract ‘s second book, “ The Purpose Effect ” that is scheduled to release on May 10, 2016. Below is our review of the book and an insightful interview with Dan… THE PURPOSE EFFECT – REVIEW. In his book, The Purpose Effect , Dan Pontefract brilliantly distils the malady that pervades many corporations today.

How The 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 2


s Director of Business Development, to discuss the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Here he introduces the fictional-reality effect and the reflection effect. The Fictional-Reality Effect. The Reflection Effect.

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

Limestone Learning

If you’re wondering when and where to use microlearning, join one of our managing directors, Paula Yunker, who’ll draw on her 35+ years of instructional design experience to answer the following questions: What is microlearning?

Writing & Grammar: Answers to Interruptions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The most widely accessible option, according to the magazine, is still the print version.   The words  affect  and  effect  are commonly used incorrectly. What will the effect/affect of the new restrictions be? The new director will effect/affect some changes in the current policy. The revisions to the software will effect/affect how we use it. How will the new functions effect/affect our template?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. different version of your courses for the myriad. and is displayed in the most effective way possible. version for different audiences. the effectiveness with which different.

Tips for Managing Assets When Creating a Collaborative Course


Versioning guidelines. Effective leadership is the necessary ingredient that helps all assets on a collaborative team – time, technology, talent, and treasury (money!) – are used to their fullest.

Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials

Association eLearning

The print version sold for $1,200 while the online version sold for $1,000. Within just a couple of weeks, we sold $20,000 of the printed version with many others taking the course online through our subscription program.

Why You Should A/B Test a MOOC, and How to Do It

Your Training Edge

Buffer’s Kevan Lee has a great, simple definition for A/B testing : “an A/B test is a way to measure two versions of something to see which is more successful.” Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.–

Live Webinar: 10 Trends That Will Bring Your L&D Into 2019

Limestone Learning

Join one of our managing directors Paula Yunker , who has 35+ years of instructional design experience, as she takes you through her roundup of key L&D trends for 2019. “ Lucky pig, guardian angel, figure ” by Alexandra is licensed by Pixabay.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

If you’re an association education or technology director, you might be intrigued by the possibility of bringing badges to your members. To effectively convey your badges’ value, position issuer and requirements information up front. Is Your Organization Ready?

Breakthrough eLearning: Simulations: Keeping It Real!

Breakthrough eLearning

A few years ago, one of our clients asked me to review an online training simulation and provide feedback on its effectiveness. We believe that the best (most effective, quickest) way to learn something is through experience.

The Importance of Corporate Communication: Putting Your Plan into Action


We’ve touched on the importance of corporate communications, but how do you ensure your company is actually communicating effectively? That way everyone has access to the latest version and can reference the plan when questions arise.

Benefits of using VR in Training


Some boast about how effective their training program is and even though this may be true, nothing can beat on-the-job experience. Andy Trainor, Senior Director of Walmart U.S. You can create the best version of the training just once and use it to deliver consistent training.

Digitec Offers iMIS AMS Bridge for LMS Integration

Association eLearning

The LMS bridges integrate with several different services offered by the AMS to enable rapid, seamless integration and single sign-on with iMIS versions 10 and 15, resulting in a speedier and more cost effective integration project. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

Individual Contributors Need Learning, Too

CLO Magazine

Managing business operations, they receive and respond to messages from the top and deal with issues coming up from the lower levels of the workforce, said Terry Barton, director of systemwide staff development at the University of California, Office of the President.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

Today, many companies have their own version of the corporate university, whether it is located on a physical campus or, as is happening more and more, online. Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.–

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Why Learning Content Curation Matters


Organizations change frequently, and often new versions of training get created so someone can put a personal stamp on it. Some training teams have dozens of versions of the same thing, and nobody really knows what the differences are. Training departments generate volumes of content.

DevLearn 2015 Recap


That’s Jen Johnson, Director of Sales, in the Expo Hall with those awesome bros—and Elvis! The latest version of ReviewLink is also responsive. Start your free trial and discover a faster, simpler, more effective review process today ! We’re back!

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

But that does not mean xAPI is a next-generation version of SCORM (aka Sharable Content Object Reference Model ). And although that difference may seem like subtle semantics, it can have a huge effect on reporting.

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How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces


THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ).

Managing Your Team’s Workload With Agile Learning Design

Bottom-Line Performance

By Steven Boller, Marketing Director. Every sprint produces a working version of the product, and tasks are based on “user stories.” Our time is being used so much more effectively.

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Making the Most of Microlearning

CLO Magazine

The idea that microlearning is simply a condensed version of traditional training is a misconception, said Alex Khurgin, author of a new e-book called “The Art & Science of Learning That Sticks.” One of the most effective microlearning techniques is giving people a call to action. “If

The Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life


submitted by Colin Daymude, Director of Marketing. See if you notice the common theme between the earliest version of their website and now. submitted by Colin Daymude Director of Marketing. The Top 10 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 6

Upside Learning

Designing and developing robust, effective e-learning is not easy. This Q&A with Dr. Michael Levine, Executive Director of the Center, Dr. Cynthia Chiong, the ‘Learning: Is there an app for that?’ Many criteria define online instruction effectiveness.

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A Counterpoint to Ruth Clark’s “Why Games Don’t Teach”

Bottom-Line Performance

She says this study indicates there is no clear linkage to prove games are effective learning tools. The Effectiveness of Games for Educational Purposes: A Review of Recent Research,” J.M. ANOVA, chi-squared and t tests were used to test game use effectiveness.

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Is Your Business Data Really Worth Keeping?

Talented Learning

One of the worst sources of data sprawl is the inclination for everyone in a company to store their own versions of a document on the organization’s network, rather than accessing a centralized version of the file. It starts with an effective data purge strategy and policy.

Chatbots for Learning

CLO Magazine

According to Niko Bonatsos, managing director at General Catalyst, 90 percent of user time on mobile devices is spent on email and messaging platforms. Several studies of millennial learners suggest coaching is one of the most effective modalities among that demographic.

Designing Learning Games for Multiple Devices

Bottom-Line Performance

What good is having a mobile app version of your learning if learners can’t start play on a desktop and finish on a tablet? For many of us, a smart phone is the last object we touch before we go to bed… and the first object we grab in the morning.

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4 Must-haves for the best workplace learning results


Every board of directors will always declare that continuous learning and development for their employees is one of the top priorities yet most often than not increase in sales or customer retention end up consuming a big chunk of the resources.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

So, simplicity was there for the author, but at the cost of effective learner engagement. To combat “boring” eLearning experiences, programs like Adobe Flash and Director came on the scene with an animated bang (anyone else remember the bird crash vector animation from the early Flash demos?) With the latest version of Digitec’s Knowledge Direct® learning management system, we’ve integrated Direct-to-WEB into the platform.

Five Must-Have Skills for Learning Professionals: An Update


In the book, I tell a story about an interaction I had with a director of customer service, who was my boss, about what she needed from me. Software developers think in versions. Good software developers listen to users, improve the software, and then release a new version.

Reflecting socially

Clark Quinn

What a couple of high-tech firms have done, having outstanding performers talk about or perform on video, and adding their own reflections (‘directors notes’ versions), is really powerful for learners too. Learning out loud is a key to moving forward faster and more effectively. About ten years ago, now, Jay Cross and I met and with some other colleagues, started what we called the Meta-Learning Lab.

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Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

Join me as I talk with DE Executive Director, Candee Chambers and VP of Membership Engagement, Jen Bernhardt about how they’ve created a modern learning portal that will grow with their organization’s needs. CANDEE: Here’s the Reader’s Digest version.

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The Transformative Journey of Corporate MOOCs


Based on our research findings since then, we have been doodling about the limitations of the present-day MOOCs (Designs), and have also been exploring possible ways that could help transform these great tools into more acceptable and effective medium for today’s workforce.

You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

If you don’t already have an account with one of these services, you may want to use their free version to set-up a dedicated project account. You’ll learn: What an effective LMS selection process looks like.