Wed.Aug 15, 2018

10 Stats That Prove Mobile Learning Lives up to The Hype

Docebo

Are you curious to know what the future of mobile learning looks like? Come and see for yourself! It shouldn’t come as any surprise that the momentum of mobile technologies hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down.

Quantifying the Investment in Learning

Training Industry

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Responsive or Adaptive Design: Differences that Influence the Choice of E-learning

CommLab India

With learners demanding anytime, anywhere learning, providing e-learning that can be accessed on any device has become imperative. The choices are between adaptive and responsive design; there are differences between the two. Knowing them will help you choose the right one. Learning Technology Multi-device Learning

How does an LMS save your time so that you can train better?

Your Training Edge

In the struggle to ensure that your organization is booking profits and your employees are happy, you make sure that your employees get trained. You read right. Many facts and data point a correlation between profits of the organization to employees training and personal growth in the organization.

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.

Six PowerPoint Add-Ins to Help Educators Create Sleek Slideshows

Raptivity

As an educator, don’t you strive to create slideshows that can excite, engage, and educate your students in one go? But how many times has it happened that you built a presentation and thought that it needed to be improved? Creating bewitching presentations is an art.

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What People Are Saying About Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

In May of 2017, we launched a product that changed the eLearning industry—Customizable Courseware. Now, no one has made that day a global holiday in recognition—yet—but our customers have let us know how much they love Customizable Courseware.

User-experienced stories

Clark Quinn

Yesterday I wrote about examples as stories. And I received a comment that prompted some reflection. The comment suggested that scenarios were stories too. And I agree! They’re not examples, but they are stories. With a twist.

Profile of a modern learner in 2018 [infographic]

Elucidat

Meet the modern learner. Busy, savvy and hungry to learn. But are they getting what they need? We’ve pulled together findings from numerous research papers and surveys to help you get to grips with what modern professionals need.

The Top Soft Skills You Need to Teach Your Employees Now

TalentLMS

Soft skills rarely get the attention they deserve, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not valuable in the workplace. More and more, organizations are recognizing how soft skills in the workplace differentiate great employees (and businesses) from good ones.

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.

It’s Time to Rethink the Value of Training and Development

CLO Magazine

The business and technology training and development market is booming.

How to Use a Creative Brief for Learning Organizations

dVinci Interactive

How to Use a Creative Brief for Learning Organizations For marketing agencies, the creative brief is imperative no matter the size of the campaign. The brief serves as the unifying document for the creative campaign to ensure all involved are looking in the same direction as they begin work on the next big idea. For learning organizations, the training needs analysis (TNA) often serves in this capacity.

The Pros and Cons of Six Different Competency Models

Avilar

Can’t decide which competency model to use? Making decisions is not always easy. An inordinate amount of time deciding between equally attractive options can drain you of your time and energy, which is why we often follow certain best practices to speed up the process.

So You’re Not as Good of a Leader as You Thought. Here’s What To Do Next

Learnloft

As he read the comments from his team, I saw his facial expression change from excited to confused. At one point he looked up and said, “It’s hard to believe they don’t think I care about them and that I only care about their performance.”

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.

7 Unusual Topics for Explainer Videos

mysimpleshow

Topics for explainer videos are infinite! There is just so much to explain about the world we live in. So, let’s consider a few serious issues and a few fun things that are rather unusual, yet fascinating topics for explainer videos. 7 Unusual Topics for Explainer Videos 1.

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Seven Books To Boost Your Creativity

The eLearning Coach

Our jobs often require us to generate creative ideas quickly. If you're in a rut or looking for a way to tap into your creative flow, check out these books. Reviews

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Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

When the very first website launched in 92, there was just a handful of sparse pages outlining the new “ world wide web ” project at CERN. But soon, every company and organization focused on creating their websites and populating the web with content on every topic.

State of play

Learning with e's

Photo via Pexels Those who play video games discover that failure can be a common theme. Because it's a game, it doesn't really matter. Gamers can constantly reiterate moves and decisions to try to reach the next, higher level.

[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.

Phasing out Flash: all your courses will be mobile ready by 2019

OpenSesame

In the early 2000s, Flash became the dominant platform for online videos, interactive sites, and games. If you’ve watched anything on YouTube or any other video streaming provider, it’s guaranteed that you’ve used Flash to view it.

Modern Sales Learning Transforms Coworkers into Coaches

Allego

Sometimes the term “change management” seems like an oxymoron. Last winter proved itself such a time for the Senior Director of Sales Enablement at one Chicago-based software company.

Is Your Organisation Ready to Support Self-Directed Learning?

HT2 Labs

With workplace tech enabling modern organisations to shift closer to more autonomous methods of working [for example, working from home, remote workers, digital nomads], workplace L&D has required a similar evolution to exploit these opportunities created through technological advancements.

Chief Learning Officer: Moving Forward, Looking Behind

CLO Magazine

Mike Prokopeak, VP, Editor in Chief of Chief Learning Officer magazine. We recently moved into a brand new office. It’s still that magical time of uncluttered desktops and new carpet smell before the coffee stains blossom and papers and files inevitably pile up.

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.

Misleading Data Visualizations Can Confuse, Deceive Learners

Learning Solutions Magazine

Misleading Data Visualizations Can Confuse, Deceive Learners. pamela-hogle. Wed, 08/15/2018 - 01:00

Boring elearning is dead and buried

Engage in Learning – for Business Minds

We have all seen the blogs and social media posts claiming that elearning is "boring" and that micro-learning is the way forward. staff training award winning elearning award winning training solutions bite-sized learning

Personalized Development Plans: How Can They Benefit Your Organization?

WalkMe Training Station

Despite scouting the best talent for your company, you shouldn’t neglect the importance of developing them further. A failure to do so can negatively impact company performance , with personnel that were once highly competent, but unfortunately were left behind. Cultivating the best of the best is a productive business approach , which proves how much you value the potential of your employees.

Is Your Organisation Ready to Support Self-Directed Learning?

HT2 Labs

With workplace tech enabling modern organisations to shift closer to more autonomous methods of working [for example, working from home, remote workers, digital nomads], workplace L&D has required a similar evolution to exploit these opportunities created through technological advancements.

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.

Microlearning in the Workplace – 15 Amazing Examples to Make Your Training Exciting

Adobe Captivate

A lot of organizations are now seeing Microlearning as an important tool for both Formal and Informal Learning. Due to the diminishing attention spans of employees, organizations find it tough to engage them in learning.

The Real Value Of eLearning For Businesses

eLearning Industry

We need employees not only to learn, but also to know what to do with the information they have mastered. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Corporate Learners Corporate Learning Corporate Learning Best Practices eLearning ROI

Engaging the Long Distance Learner: Part 1

Adobe Captivate

I recently did a webinar called, “15 Ways to Market Your Training Program & Learning Tech.” (Here is the recording and slide deck.) The session covers a lot in 60 minutes so I thought it would be good to do a complementary blog series.