Thu.Jun 30, 2016

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.

Managed Learning Services – Time To Re-invent Your Training Function

G-Cube

Managed Learning Service enables both purchase and administration of all training activities for a client organization by an external specialist (Managed Service Provider) in an outsourced mode.

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

Docebo

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.

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

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

Kineo

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”

Pract.us

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.

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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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.

The Path to Becoming a Learning Organisation

Administrate

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.

Gyrus

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.

Client Story: Chopt & Wisetail LMS Observation Checklists

Wisetail LMS

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

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

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

Trivantis

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.

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.

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.

Why our customers love customer success

LearnUpon

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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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.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

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.

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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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?

eLearning Helps Businesses to Cut Turnover

DigitalChalk eLearning

The high rate of employee turnover can be worrying to any employer. Career advancement, recruiting, interviewing, training of new employees and also time taken by new employees to adapt, cannot be handled by an ill-equipped HR department.

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.

3 Brilliant Leadership Lessons from the Best Coach in College Football

Learnloft

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.