Tue.Feb 13, 2018

2018’s Hottest eLearning Styles Hit the Catwalk

eLearning Brothers

Spring styles have hit the eLearning Brothers Template Library and they are looking FRESH. Shake off those winter blues and slide into Shamrock, Flat Blue, or New Stone 2.0—now now available for Adobe Captivate AND Articulate Storyline.

Unlocking The Value Of Online Training In The Automobile Sector

G-Cube

The advent of latest e-learning technologies in different organizations have made a fundamental difference to the way content is developed and delivered.

The Most Important Drivers of Employee Engagement

Your Training Edge

71% of all workers in the U.S. are not fully engaged, while 26% are actively disengaged. These depressing statistics illustrate the state of the workforce and indicate that there’s something deeply wrong with this whole concept.

Using Time as Scenario Feedback

Experiencing eLearning

Nicole is creating a branching scenario practicing communication techniques for nutrition counselors to better understand their clients’ goals. She has written a simulated conversation between a counselor and a client. Her SME, Brian, provided this feedback after reviewing the prototype.

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.

Using Memory Engineering to Aid Learning Retention

Dashe & Thomson

Recently I was re-reading my first-ever post for this blog, based on an article in Wired magazine entitled “Clive Thompson on Memory Engineering." The gist of it was that a (then) new service called 4SquareAnd7YearsAgo would summarize and email your Foursquare “check-ins” from a year before, resulting in, as Thompson calls it, “a curiously powerful daily jolt of reminiscence.”.

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Why You Should Research Your Online Course Ideas

LearnDash

Researching your newest idea for an online course isn’t just about proof of concept. It’s also about making a better course. If you’ve decided that 2018 is the year in which you finally launch your online course: congratulations. The market in online education is expanding, and there’s certainly room for more courses, more creativity, and more wisdom.

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ROI and L&D: What Trainers Need to Know About Operational Results

Bottom-Line Performance

In January of this year, JD Dillon produced a nice blog post on insights for 2018. He curated several L&D thought leaders to share their thoughts on what L&D practitioners should focus on for 2018. He formulated a variety of questions to which they responded. The insights are good.

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Chief Cognitive Officer?

Clark Quinn

Businesses are composed of core functions, and they optimize them to succeed. In areas like finance, operations, and information technology, they prioritize investments, and look for continual improvement. But, with the shift in the competitive landscape, there’s a gap that’s being missed.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP. In an earlier article, I described how I created an eLearning lesson that has GoAnimate characters discussing some spreadsheet problems. At a certain point, the lesson zooms in on a character’s computer screen, and suddenly a software simulation starts in Adobe Captivate. The voice of one of the screen characters becomes the voice who is guiding my learner through the spreadsheet lesson.   But how did I get the same TTS voice from GoAnimate to Captivate?

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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.

The Four Components of Learning Environment Modeling Language

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. Do you feel like you’re missing something from your instructional design toolkit? That one resource, approach, or process that would create a more direct route from defined learning goals to proposed design solution? Aftr 30 years in the industry, Phylise Banner stumbled across a solution that has revolutionized her work: Learning Environment Modeling Language.

The Learning-Transfer Evaluation Model (LTEM)

Work Learning

This blog post introduces a new learning-evaluation model, the Learning-Transfer Evaluation Model (LTEM). Why We Need a New Evaluation Model. It is well past time for a new learning-evaluation model for the workplace learning field. The Kirkpatrick-Katzell Model is over 60 years old.

How to Create and Distribute a Responsive Online Course

ProProfs

Today, people are keen to learn new things through online training courses. The reason behind that is online training courses are readily available, accessible and compatible with any device you are using.

Future vision

Learning with e's

Augmented reality and smart glasses are the future, so it seems. Wearing your computer on your face as a heads-up device in the form of spectacles sounds like a very good solution for untethered activities of all kinds. But we should forget Google Glass.

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.

LMS Design Best Practices

Wisetail LMS

Practicing what you preach isn’t always as easy as it sounds. We took a step back and re-branded our internal LMS to follow our design best practices. The post LMS Design Best Practices appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All LMS Best Practices

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How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

The good news is that now you can edit SVG images in PowerPoint. And that’s a big deal because we’re starting to see more SVG images every day. In fact, one of the sites where I buy images has the option to download SVG images. This is great because they can be edited and customized.

The 6 Steps to Successful Channel Partner Training

eFront

Your channel partners represent your brand and present your products to clients daily. But how much time do you spend thinking about their training needs? In most cases, the answer is, “not enough”. Channel training is too often neglected.

7 Technology-enabled Learning Trends – What and Why [Infographic]

CommLab India

This infographic lists 7 essential trends in the world of technology-enabled learning. eLearning Design elearning trends

[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.

Building a reliable training machine for onboarding

LearnUpon

Training is a key part of onboarding new hires. But is your onboarding process protected against unforeseen circumstances? If you’re relying on managers or trainers to ensure onboarding gets done then what do you do when the unexpected happens?

Amid Distraction, Microlearning Blooms

CLO Magazine

People no longer have the capacity or appetite to spend extensive amounts of time on skill building or information gathering, says Adri Maisonet Morales, vice president, enterprise learning and development at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.

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What to consider before designing an e-learning module

Matrix

All projects begin with a lot of enthusiasm and the mild to strong conviction that they will succeed. Whether it’s a kitchen remodel or a large, international corporate endeavor, nobody ever goes into battle thinking that they don’t have the best idea about what and how needs to be done.

Learning Evaluation, Step 2: Define Metrics

Watershed

We've outlined seven practical steps when evaluating learning programs. Here, we'll discuss the second step in the learning evaluation process—identifying the success metrics most appropriate to the organization.

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.

4 tips for making the best elearning simulations (video and example)

Elucidat

Elearning simulations give learners a chance to practice and learn from their mistakes in a risk-free environment. This kind of digital learning experience is a far cry from the presentational style of content that many people think of when you mention elearning!

7 Crucial Tips to Use Simulations in Health & Safety Training

CommLab India

This blog shares 7 crucial tips to use simulations in your workplace health and safety training. Learning Technology Simulations in Safety Training

Contact Center: Talented Managers are Force-Multipliers

PDG

Contact centers are trending toward super-agents who can engineer superior customer experiences. What kind of managers will be needed to support these agents? Modern contact centers require materially different managers with new and more important skills. Manager roles (including supervisors and team leaders) have traditionally been filled with the best individual contributors. After all, if they mastered customer service, how tough can it be to show others how to do the same?

Learning Strategies to Design Engaging Online Health & Safety Training – Part 2

CommLab India

This blog discusses 4 more learning strategies that make your online health and safety training engaging and effective. Training Solutions Safety Training

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.

New White Paper: Simulation-Based Learning: The Rise of the PlayStation Professionals by Kat Gore

Learning Solutions Magazine

This white paper, Simulation-Based Learning: The Rise of the PlayStation Professionals, shares insight into how organizations. approach simulations for learning. Augmented Reality Immersive Learning Training Strategies Virtual Reality

GDPR Compliance – is Your Workforce Ready?

Newgen Enterprise

Coming 25th May 2018, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) brings the most significant change in last two decades to data privacy for all EU citizens. It has a. The post GDPR Compliance – is Your Workforce Ready? appeared first on Newgen Enterprise

LxD is the new Instructional Designer

eLearningMind

The UX designer in your office might have rockstar status, but could UX designers 15 minutes of fame be up? While there’s definitely still room at the top, a new iteration of the skillset is pushing the boundaries of how we create experiences in the corporate learning space.