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5 Emerging Trends in Education Technology

Lambda Solutions

As innovators in the education space, we keep an eye on emerging trends, terms, and technology in the industry. Here are some of the top education technology trends that have been on our radar recently! Virtual Reality.

Gameful Design

Allen Interactions

By Edm ond Manning , Senior Instructional Strategist. I want you to read every line of this blog post, so here’s what I’m going to do. I will give you 50 points, and you can use those points to buy an avatar and accessories. No, wait—. Instructional Design Gamification Edmond Manning Learning Games

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Save time and organize your learning content with a central learning object repository


You can now keep all your learning objects in one easy place with a central repository. With the latest update to the Docebo LMS, we’re simplifying the way you can organize and store learning objects with a new central learning object repository that allows you to store all your learning objects in one easily searchable library. With this new tool, all of your course content is streamlined and accessible in just a few clicks.

Accessibility – What you can Achieve with Popular Rapid Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Most companies nowadays emphasise that the design of their eLearning must factor in accessibility. They realise that a critical part of building a diverse workforce and more inclusive culture is ensuring that everyone has access to the same calibre of training. Specifically, all learners should be able to take up eLearning without hassles or losing […]. eLearning

Translating Customer Education Success into Business Impact

A strong customer education program can have a huge impact across the business - from increasing customer satisfaction scores, reducing support ticket volume, improving product adoption, to driving lead generation and renewals. Keeping this in mind, how do you choose which initiatives to prioritize?

Placeholder Images: Do They Help or Hurt in an eLearning Storyboard?

Association eLearning

Not so long ago, in a nearby place, someone spent a lot of time leaving notes about the photos in an eLearning storyboard. It turned out that they were just placeholders. The final course was going to use a different set of stock photos.

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Riding the social wave: what we can learn from cognitive theory


Client Story: Chopt & Wisetail LMS Observation Checklists


Chopt Creative Salad Company looked to the Wisetail LMS to help them close the loop on blended learning by incorporating Observation Checklists into their training. The post Client Story: Chopt & Wisetail LMS Observation Checklists appeared first on Wisetail. All LMS Best Practices

Getting Started with iSpring QuizMaKer

eLearning Brothers

One of the best things about PowerPoint is its ability to handle a variety of third party add-ins. A lot of these add-ins can totally change your view of PowerPoint and its capabilities. One such is iSpring—an add-in allowing for scoring, interactive branching, and quizzing scenarios.

Coaching May Not Be What You Think It Is: or What I Learned from Reading “The Coaching Habit”

Learn the simple but challenging skills that can re-energize your team. As a manager, you’ve likely had some training in how to coach your team. And you probably take some time to talk with each employee and offer advice.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Let’s Get Medical!

eLearning Brothers

The medical profession is perhaps one of the oldest still in existence. Of all occupations, it has probably advanced the most, from the dark days of bloodletting and humorism, to an era of penicillin, vaccines, and MRI body imaging.

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The Path to Becoming a Learning Organisation


Employee learning and development is ingrained within our company DNA at Administrate. But why are we such big champions of training? We passionately believe that training and development directly correlates with our business success. Administrate employees love to learn and we’ve adopted various initiatives to help improve organisational knowledge share – ensuring that nobody learns in isolation. Read More. All Training Tips

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How To Successfully Implement Your LMS.


How to successfully implement your LMS. Your organization has always wanted a Learning Management System.

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We are the Curators of the Learning Revolution!

B Online Learning

Recently I delivered a webinar about Learning and Performance Ecosystems. This is still a relatively new ‘buzzword’ in the L&D field.

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

Moving forward

Clark Quinn

So, I was chided that my last post was not helpful in moving people forward, as I was essentially being derogatory to those who weren’t applying the new understandings.

Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

Understanding the way people learn allows you to create better training. Finding relevant research and studies has become easier, but relating them to the way your business works can be more of a challenge. These 10 learning theory books offer a range of approaches and specialities.

4 Tips to Ensure E-learning Projects are Cost-effective

CommLab India

Did you think cost-effectiveness would reduce your e-learning course quality? Of course not! You can wind up your e-learning courses with a limited budget. Since the resources that go into the making of e-learning courses are valuable and time-consuming, you can’t afford to be extravagant.

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Surviving Cold Weather With the Swedish Defense


The 2016 Lectora® User Conference brought together Lectora users from around the world—including Sweden! We were thrilled to welcome Fredrik Christiansson from Lexicon Interactive and Major Tony Gustafsson from the Swedish Armed Forces for a fantastic breakout session at LUC 2016.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Game-based Learning, Microlearning and Mobile Learning: 3 Musketeers of E-learning

CommLab India

“I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” ” - Winston Churchill. Games and game-based learning, Microlearning, and mobile learning are emerging trends and effective learning strategies.

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Why our customers love customer success


Customer success is a relatively new trend in the software industry. It’s also quite new at LearnUpon. Carrie Weitzel, our amazing customer success manager, joined a little over one year ago. In that year, Carrie has built a growing team that’s at the heart of customer experience at LearnUpon.

4 Tips to Improve Your Sales Teams Productivity [Infographic]

CommLab India

It is well known that revenue of any organization weighs on the shoulders of the sales department. Despite of effective sales skills training or product training, there might always be rooms for improvement.

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3 Brilliant Leadership Lessons from the Best Coach in College Football


It was 2008, and Clemson football was in a precarious position. In 30 years, they had gone from a powerhouse college football program to average at best. No matter what they tried, the team just couldn’t seem to make the leap back into national title contention. Finally, Athletic Director Terry Don Phillips made a high-pressure decision to accept the resignation of well-known coach Tommy Bowden, and promote an internal assistant coach named Dabo Swinney.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Avoid Confusion: Hide the SumTotal LMS Player Controls Using Articulate Storyline 2

CommLab India

Every eLearning course includes navigational elements by default. What if your LMS provides navigation options too? You can be pretty sure, learners will be confused.

Why Reading on Mobile is Different (And What You Can Do About It)

SHIFT eLearning

About 80 percent of all Internet users have a smartphone. About 1.2 billion people access the Internet from their mobile devices. Within the next two years , the smartphone will most likely be the only computer you own.

The Fantastic Four – Factors That Help Keep your E-learning Outsourcing Costs Under Control

CommLab India

You wanted to reduce your e-learning development cost, that’s why you thought of outsourcing. Now how so you ensure you actually reduce costs?

Gorillas and the Decisions We Make

CLO Magazine

People love to ask questions on the internet. It’s a powerful and often quick resource when you need an answer to any number of life’s burning questions: What does it mean when you see a cardinal? What should I do with my hands? When’s the best time to watch the sunrise? (It It depends).

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How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.