Mon.Nov 05, 2018

Striking a Nerve: The Benefits and Neurobiology of Story-Based Learning

Tesseract Learning

Stories have power. They delight, enchant, teach, recall, inspire, motivate, challenge. They imprint a picture on our minds. In this article I will be talking about benefits of story-based learning

Building a Business Case for eLearning: Quick Steps

CommLab India

This blog talks about a few quick steps to build a business case for eLearning. It also highlights the need for eLearning and the benefits associated with using eLearning to train employees. eLearning Design eLearning

Time to Get on Board with Collaborative Learning

Learning Rebels

Collaborative Learning is where it’s at and let’s allow technology to bring it home! A while back I wrote a post about technology being the great equalizer.

4 Instructional Design Mistakes You Should Never Make


Looking for ways to improve your course? Keep an eye out for these instructional design mistakes. Instructional design is a large field, and there’s a lot to learn. Along the way, it can become easy to feel as though you’ll never be ready to launch because your course will never be good enough. However, the more you hold of on launching your course, the longer it will take you to gather the feedback you need to make it better.

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.

3 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Corporate Online Learning Course


Corporate online learning is prized for its ability to save companies money, benefit the environment, provide on-demand training, boost employee productivity, and increase workers’ ability to retain training information by up to 60 percent.

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Using a Mobile-supported, Personalized & Video-based LMS to Train the Direct Selling Employees


The way modern learners access and interact with learning content is of paramount significance to deliver a seamless training experience.

eLearnChat: All Things eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I really enjoyed my recent session with Rick Zanotti on eLearnChat. You can watch the interview by clicking the image below

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The Art and Science of Gratitude

Allen Interactions

We can probably all agree that in general, it's good to be grateful. And if probed we can probably all pull out one or two things that warrant saying "thanks". But why does it matter? And why does it matter for a learning company? Behavior-Based Learning Gratitude

LearnUpon Celebrates Win at Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2018


LearnUpon is proud to announce that we’ve come in sixth place at the 2018 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards. This marks our second year entering the awards, and our second year placing in the top 10. It’s an honor to once again be named one of the fastest growing technology companies in Ireland.

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.

Women in Ed-Tech: Technically Proficient

CLO Magazine

Education has historically been a female-dominated industry. Currently, more than 70 percent of teachers in U.S. public schools are women, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

Gaps in AI Algorithms Could Leave Some Learners Behind

Learning Solutions Magazine

Gaps in AI Algorithms Could Leave Some Learners Behind. pamela-hogle. Mon, 11/05/2018 - 01:00

Checklist for Designing an Effective Blended Learning Program

CommLab India

To ensure an ideal and enriching blended learning experience, you have to offer learners the best of both worlds in a balanced proportion. In blended learning, one has the freedom to choose the overall learning experience of the learner and the level of interactivity.

9 Blended Learning Best Practices for the Corporate Environment

Obsidian Learning

Blended learning is one of the most effective approaches for adult learning, as it combines a variety of delivery methods. But as we’ve discussed previously , there are also a variety of blended learning models that can be adapted for use in the corporate learning environment.

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.

5 Ways to Build or Break Trust in the Workplace


Trust in the workplace is essential for success and steady progress. It establishes how well employees manage tasks and work together. It sets the foundation for a company’s growth or downfall. Psychology Today reports that trust may be “the new workplace currency.”

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E-Learning Goes Digital: How to Shape Your Company Training


Digitalization is part of the modern world whether we like it or not. It is estimated that by 2030 nearly 40% of the jobs in the USA could be performed by robots. Nevertheless, companies still need to invest in the training of their employees but they should do it smartly.

Is HCM Software Replacing Humans in HR?


In an ongoing quest to increase employee engagement, businesses continue striving to assure personnel that they are far more than mere data points in the corporate machine.

4 Reasons Why AR Training Is Improving L&D

eLearning Industry

The consensus seems to be that Augmented Reality (AR) is complementing and enhancing – and even replacing, at times – traditional learning methodologies, but the question of how this is done remains. Let's take a look at 4 reasons why AR training is improving L&D. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Trends Augmented Learning eLearning Best Practices Social Learning Virtual Reality

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.

Simulations continue to engage

Unicorn Training

When do you think that was said? If we told you it was 2008, would you believe us?The

Learning's Revolutionary Evolution


Organizations are making their digital transformations and it is critical that learning takes a strategic role in this shift. But learning is going through its own metamorphosis and L&D will be how companies ensure its people also make the journey.

5 Questions to Answer Before Converting Your ILT Resources to eLearning

CommLab India

There is lot more to this conversion process than simply converting PPTs to eLearning courses. In this post, we will look at five questions that will help organizations take control of their conversion project. eLearning Design ILT to eLearning

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L&D: A Safe Place for Women

CLO Magazine

Many industries are notoriously bad for women; notably, tech. But the learning and development industry doesn’t seem to fall into the same category. Kathy Gallo, SVP and CLO at Northwell Health, said she didn’t face any obvious challenges in her career because of her gender. Was there something going on that I wasn’t aware of? I don’t know, but I never felt that because of being a woman, I was not getting either the appropriate roles, compensation or voice in the organization,” she said. “I

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.

Solving the Jigsaw Puzzle in Online Training: Closing the Skills Gap in Young Adults

CommLab India

Closing the skills gap in young adults who enter the workforce is a necessity that training managers cannot ignore. This blog gives them a few tips. eLearning Design online learning

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Modern Microlearning Learning Examples For Effective eLearning

eLearning Industry

Microlearning has gained huge popularity in the Learning and Development industry. But do these short nuggets of learning content actually work? Here are 4 best-practice microlearning examples and our tips on how to make your microlearning-based learning effective. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Microlearning Corporate Learning And Development Microlearning Best Practices Microlearning Examples Modern Learners

Midterm Elections: Supporting Employees’ Right to Vote


Many employees will be eligible to take an important part of the democratic process Tuesday by casting their vote in the midterm elections but will not have time outside of work to exercise this right. Consequently, some businesses are going the extra mile to allow their employees to get to the polls. There is no federal mandate governing employee voting leave. However, many states have enacted laws to allow workers time during the work day to vote.

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Full-Fledged Training Or Just-In-Time Learning – When To Use What

eLearning Industry

Do the learners in your organization need a full-fledged training program or should it be just-in-time learning? How can you decide when to use what? Read this article to find out. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate Training Employee Performance Instructor-Led Training

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.

Saba Software Completes Acquisition of Lumesse

Training Industry

Saba Software Completes Acquisition of Lumesse - Read more by Taryn Oesch on Training Industry. learning experience platform M&A Saba talent development talent management software

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Empowering Your Online Learners With The Right Course Management System

eLearning Industry

Find out how you can use a Course Management System to make the learning experience as easy as possible for your students. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Learning Management System Benefits LMS Features LMS Selection Online Learners

The Agile Industrial Complex

Innovative Learning Group

Agile as a way of working and organizing team activities has spread from software development to other aspects of work and business, from sales management to project management and most points in between, including learning and development (L&D). From my perspective, it’s gotten well out of hand. In software development, agile demonstrates its worth by delivering robust software with a sharper focus on customer/end-user needs.

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