Fri.Jun 15, 2018

Using Learning Objects as “Knowledge Packages” to Achieve Learning Objectives


Learning objects cover a single learning objective, while acting as autonomous units that can be leveraged across multiple courses. One of the main advantages with e-learning and the delivery of online training is the opportunity to serve learning objects (compliant with SCORM 1.2,

How do you measure microlearning?


Learning and development (L&D) professionals have been dealing with problems measuring the effectiveness of their programs for decades. Does this sound familiar? First, you schedule people out of the operation to attend a class or complete an eLearning module. Then, to get to level 1 (reaction) measurement, you have to send them a survey and hope they respond. To hit level 2 (learning), you give them a test, but this only measures their knowledge at that specific moment in time.

Top Reasons Corporates Need to Blend Learning

CommLab India

Building a blended learning program for learners is quite challenging for instructors and learners alike. This blog discusses the top reasons there is a pressing need for learning to be blended. eLearning Design Blended Learning E-Learning

When History Happens and No One Notices


“When we look back across five centuries, the implications of the Renaissance appear to be obvious. It seems astonishing that no one saw where it was leading, anticipating what lay around the next bend in the road and over the horizon. Even the wisest were at a hopeless disadvantage, for their only guide in sorting […]. Managing Minds

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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.

How an LMS Can Help Your Company Improve Employee Productivity


Seventy percent of U.S. workers aren’t engaged at work.¹ Even worse, employee productivity is declining, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.². That’s bad news for companies since decreased employee productivity is linked to diminished revenue and weak company culture that can lead to high employee turnover. LMS eLearning and Corporate Training

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Find Your Path to Success Using the Various Formats of E-learning

CommLab India

This blog deals with the different formats used in e-learning, and includes a few case studies of organizations who used e-learning and attained success. eLearning Design Corporate Training E-learning training methods

Learning Content: Is Supersizing the Right Decision?

Training Industry

The post Learning Content: Is Supersizing the Right Decision? appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized competencies Content Development context

Think of the Children! How Blended Learning is Helping Students at School (And Can Help You Too)

Digitec Interactive

. Blended Learning. One day, I might be sitting in my rocking chair telling my grandchildren, “In my day, when the teachers had a conference to go to or the weather was bad, it meant we got a day off from school!” They may be surprised to hear that, based on recent blended learning news.

The Soft Skills Gap: The Missing Basics of Followership

Training Industry

The post The Soft Skills Gap: The Missing Basics of Followership appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized management millennials soft skills

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.

Friday Finds | June 15, 2018

Mike Taylor

Looking for a previous edition? Check out the archives. A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father. Frank Abagnale.

Can Blended Learning Accelerate Time To Proficiency?

eLearning Industry

This article discusses the role of blended learning in accelerating employee proficiency and gives Learning and Development managers and stakeholders insights into how blended learning can be leveraged for the same. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Blended Learning Blended Learning Benefits Blended Learning Best Practices Corporate Learning And Development Employee Training

Top 7 Reasons to Bring Digital Learning Into the Classroom

Gutenberg Technology

It’s 2018. Each successive generation grows up with more and more familiarity with technology. Few children have not used an iPad, smartphone, or computer. While excessive screen time can be harmful, the technology we have today also opens up a vast plane of possibilities. Studying can now mean more than pouring over a dull, outdated textbook or running through handmade flashcards. Learning can be more interactive and engaging than ever before, and it can happen anywhere. Best of all? It WORKS.

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How Learning Technology Can Improve Your Performance Appraisal

eLearning Industry

98% of employees find their performance appraisal unnecessary. Online performance appraisals can give your business something that actually works. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Corporate Learning Management Systems Employee Performance Free eLearning eBooks Performance Management

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

The Cost of Free Training


With so much free content available, why should your company invest in employee training? The answer is simple! The post The Cost of Free Training appeared first on BizLibrary. Article employee training training program tips

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Conservation eLearning Specialist (Full-Time / 1 Year Fixed-Term Contract)

eLearning Industry

Zoological Society of London This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Why should you use 360 degree video for onboarding?

Designing Digitally

Want to experience surfing in the waves but afraid of drowning? Want to go parasailing but scared of heights? Well, technology can help you here. It may not provide you with the exact sensation and thrill, but it can come close! Welcome to the world of 360 degree videos

Machine Learning LMS To Upgrade Global Education Systems

eLearning Industry

Emerging Rule uses AI to develop groundbreaking learning models. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

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.

Creating a PowerPoint from your Adobe Captivate slides

Adobe Captivate

Originally I uploaded a PowerPoint presentation into Captivate and started the process of tweaking for the video I was creating. After finishing, I was asked to send a PPT with the video then I found out exporting back out to PowerPoint was a problem. I researched and ran across a limited amount of options…none easy.

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8 Tips To Get External Partners Excited About Your Extended Enterprise LMS Launch

eLearning Industry

What is involved in a successful extended enterprise LMS launch? How do you build the excitement before deployment so that external partners are fully engaged from day one? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Corporate Learning Management Systems Extended Enterprise LMS Learning Management System Implementation

Audio playing in wrong slide

Adobe Captivate

Hi All. I have created a demo of my training package as an HTML5 file for publishing on a website. I have linked sound files throughout the demo to play when the relevant text is displayed. I have published the file as normal and host it on an AWS S3 bucket. When I viewed the file in preview on Captivate prior to publishing it worked perfectly. When I view the file on my computer before uploading it worked perfectly.

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How A TMS Can Benefit Every Team In Your Business – Part 3

eLearning Industry

In the third part of our How a TMS Can Benefit Every Team in Your Business series we look at all the different ways Administrate can help your tutors. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Corporate Learning Management Systems Corporate Training eLearning Team Free eLearning eBooks

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Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

Current Best Solution for ‘Blurry’ Text?

Adobe Captivate

Hi all, I know that Captivate still has issues with scaling text for unresponsive HTML5 scalable projects. I’m currently using for windows. The only strategy I can think of is to double the screen resolution, but then I am having problems with the TOC being too small. What is the current best strategy to getting rid of text blurriness? Thanks. The post Current Best Solution for ‘Blurry’ Text? appeared first on eLearning.

3 Mobile App Development Skills That Are The Hot Ticket To A Bright Future

eLearning Industry

If you are someone with technical knowledge who aspires to enjoy a prosperous future in the tech industry, polishing your mobile app development skills might be the best option for you. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Apps Mobile Learning Design Professional Development Soft Skills

Screen Blink

Adobe Captivate

When working on my project I have a slide that ends with images and text and I am trying to get the next slide to start with the same image nad text. I have set this up to work, but the problem is that when the first slide ends and the new slide begins there is a bliknk or dropout so that this does not transition from the sirst slide to the next seamlessly. Doe sanyone know why this is happening with Captivate and what a hack or solution might be.

Does Brand Compliance In Employee Training Really Matter?

eLearning Industry

There are many benefits to keeping your internal online training courses brand consistent. Strike a balance between brand compliance and creativity to drive a more consistent brand experience and a loyal workforce. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Branding Standards In eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Employee Training Professional Development

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.

Published handouts and storyboards export format issue

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 2017 Mac Release launches Published Handouts and Storyboards launches completed documents for preview in Adobe Illustrator – complete with a prompt for what to include in Adobe Illustrator. I was accustomed to seeing these in their native exported format: Microsoft Word. What’s happened? Is this a bug? Is this is a setting I need to change? I hadn’t noticed this in past releases say a month or two months ago. Any ideas?

Webinar: Raising the Bar on Forklift Safety

eLearning Brothers

In recognition of National Forklift Safety Day, we hosted a webinar with Chris Willis, Senior Product Manager, and Josh Bleggi, Learning Designer, all about our new Customizable Courseware Forklift Safety Training.

Captivate Hyperlinks in Text Caption Shows “1” When Previewing Project in Browser

Adobe Captivate

Hi: When I create a Hyperlink in a Text Caption and preview the project, in my Safari browser the hyperlink is displayed correctly however, Captivate adds a “1” to the text information. I tried everything from using the complete link to a variety of link shorteners that provided me a link that did not contain any numbers. Has anyone ever encountered this problem?