Wed.Oct 11, 2017

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

It’s that time of the year. A time to reflect back to see where e-learning as a whole is at, and where it is heading for the coming year. That said, reflection is for some other blog author to write about. I’m all about now and where the industry is heading (based on trends). . The Present. Or as some people will call it, Now, as in the present. Think of it like those movies, you know the ones that say “present day”, and it was done in 1975? Yeah, like that.

Microlearning, Mega Results

Association eLearning

The new buzzword in learning and development is microlearning. Microlearning is a way of teaching and delivering content to learners in small, bite-sized chunks. It makes sense that shorter courses are gaining popularity.

Driving The Pace Of Digital Transformation For Lucrative Business

G-Cube

Digital Transformation – different people have different understanding of this word and different versions are doing rounds in the market. However, most companies don’t know the right approach or how to get their companies Digitally Transformed.

How We’re Rocking DevLearn 2017

eLearning Brothers

We here at eLearning Brothers are chomping at the bit to rock DevLearn 2017 in our signature style, as only the Team in Orange can! It’s only two weeks away and we want you fully informed of our plans this year. We want you to be as excited as we are! Deep breaths, our friends.

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.

Design Thinking: Level-Up the Learner Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

Two years ago I was at a CLO conference in Austin, Texas. The keynote speaker asked a question that gave me pause then – and continues to drive me now. He asked, “Is the 45-minute course you created a good use of 45 minutes of the learner’s life?

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Benefits and Potential Drawbacks of External eLearning

Your Training Edge

Licensing external eLearning content can provide you and your organization with definite benefits, along with some potential drawbacks. Again, as we discussed on the benefits and obstacles to developing internally, your role is to determine where the greatest benefit lies.

Simple Trick for Creating Effective Courses

LearnDash

When we create courses we do so in hopes of not only teaching, but in providing people with new skills or knowledge that they can use in daily life. I don’t know about you, but whenever I take a course I am looking to get something practical out of it that I can use to better myself, my business, or my life. Unfortunately not all courses succeed at meeting this outcome.

3 interactive video platforms for your elearning

Kineo

3 of the market prime, interactive video-development tool providers explain why interactive video is such an important tool in today's elearning.

10 Steps from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

Whether you’re a solo eLearning hero or you’re like the Avengers and you have a whole squad, check out 10 tips that’ll help you put some POW into your program! Tip #1 – Preparation. Start preparing NOW. If you already have content, decide what’s worth keeping.

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.

Radical Coherency

Clark Quinn

Tied to my last post about insufficient approaches, I was thinking again about the Coherent Organization . Coherency is powerful, but it could be a limiting metaphor. So I want to explore it a bit further. First, coherency is powerful. Lasers, for example, are just light, the same as comes from your lightbulbs. Except that the wavelengths are aligned and focused. When they’re at the same frequency, in the same direction, suddenly you can cut steel!

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Are Chatbots the Next Big Thing in Digital Learning?

TalentLMS

Martin Ford, Author of Rise of the Robots, once said: “Imagine the uproar when Uber’s cars start arriving without drivers.” But what if, instead, we imagine a world where user support is provided by bots?

Why DoDI 1322.26 is important for the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Last week, the Department of Defense (DoD) signed the updated DoDI 1322.26 Distributed Learning (DL). The latest DoDI advises all entities within the DoD to procure eLearning technology solutions that are compliant with the SCORM or Experience API (xAPI) specifications. This Instruction replaces the 2006 version of DoDI 1322.26, “Development, Management, and Delivery of Distributed Learning,” which mandated (as opposed to advised) the use of SCORM in all eLearning technology used by the DoD.

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What Exactly Does Adaptive Learning Look Like? Part 1

ATD Learning Technologies

ATD product manager Jeffrey Surprenant recently sat down with subject matter expert James Bennet to uncover not only what adaptive learning is and looks like, but also the why and how behind implementing it in your organization. What Is Adaptive Learning?

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.

How Data Warehousing is Revolutionizing HR

KnowledgeCity

A data warehouse is a database that stores large amounts of data for a business. These systems make it easy for say, a CEO to look at how much the company is spending on marketing efforts or how much product they’ve sold this quarter.

Blended Learning to Train Sales Reps on Pharmaceutical Products

CommLab India

Find out how good product training can be imparted to the sales staff of pharmaceutical companies. Training Solutions Pharmaceutical Training

Meeting the needs of diverse user groups: Multitenancy in an LMS

Roundtable Learning

It doesn’t make sense to offer the same LMS to customers that you do to your internal employees. Your distribution partners have an entirely different brand and culture. Why should they be subjected to the functionality and look of your internal LMS

Why Use E-Learning for New Hire Training

CommLab India

Bring the power of digitization to your onboarding program with e-learning. Training Solutions New Hire Training Programs

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

How Effective Leaders Strengthen Relationships with Their Team

Learnloft

No one wants to go to work every day dreading the amount of time they are going to spend with his or her boss. At the same time, I don’t know any sane leader who looks forward to having bad relationships with team members. So the question then becomes, why are so many relationships between team members and their leader a major part of the reason people are unhappy at work? The answer: Most leaders have the equation wrong.

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The Right LMS Checklist for my Company

Melon Learning

It’s a common approach that once you have decided to implement an LMS in your company, the next step is to compile one or more checklists about your requirements.

Battles: Knowledge Arcade Feature Focus

Growth Engineering

Taking quizzes and assessments is all very well… but where’s the fire? Where’s the thrill of victory? Where’s the smell of napalm? Online learning is great, but it doesn’t exactly get the blood pumping.

Webinar: How to be a production superhero

Litmos

WEBINAR: HOW TO BE A PRODUCTION SUPERSTAR. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17th, 3PM UK local time ( Please note that if you're located outside the UK and can't attend at this time, we will send a link to the recording for all registrants, so please do sign up to gain access to this valuable content ). ~~~.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

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.

How E-Learning Helps Global Healthcare Organizations

CommLab India

Make your healthcare training healthy again with e-learning. eLearning Design Custom eLearning

Is great content the driver for a great LMS?

eloomi

Well, yes and no. To build a great Learning Management System you need great content. However, content is only great when it suits your specific purpose. Let’s elaborate on that: Identifying purpose before adding content. Working with companies in all sectors and industries has shown us that the one size fits all approach is not the way to go. Taking your starting point in content or being solely inspired by content that is currently in style will eventually fail your LMS project.

Articulate Peek to Develop Effective Video-Based ERP Software Tutorials [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check our infographic to learn the capabilities of Articulate Peek to develop effective video-based ERP software tutorials. Training Solutions Software Training

Buzzword Decoder: Adaptive Web Design by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

A focus on mobile learning requires choosing a design approach. Learn the pros and cons of adaptive web design, a. device-first approach. Design Strategies Mobile Learning

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Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Why DoDI 1322.26 is important for the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Last week, the Department of Defense (DoD) signed the updated DoDI 1322.26 Distributed Learning (DL). The latest DoDI advises all entities within the DoD to procure eLearning technology solutions that are compliant with the SCORM or Experience API (xAPI) specifications. This Instruction replaces the 2006 version of DoDI 1322.26, “Development, Management, and Delivery of Distributed Learning,” which mandated (as opposed to advised) the use of SCORM in all eLearning technology used by the DoD.

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How to Get the Most Value From Your eLearning Budget

eLearningMind

It’s the final stretch of Q4 and most businesses are trying to run out the clock while staying on budget. We always have a few companies reach out to us, as they need to use their eLearning budget or lose it for the following year.

#eLearning #LIVESTREAM Publishing Your Project – 10/16/2017, 16:00 EDT

Adobe Captivate

In this video tutorial, I show you how you can publish your Adobe Captivate project. We will spend most of the time on SCORM 1.2, however, we will touch on the other eLearning formats. As per usual, I will also be taking questions if time permits so get your Captivate Questions ready for the Live Chat. Follow the link right now to set up a reminder to get notified when this event becomes live on October 10th, 10 AM EDT. eLearning #LIVESTREAM Publishing Your Project – 10/16/2017, 16:00 EDT.