Thu.Jul 07, 2016

What is formal learning and why you should expand your learning plan

Docebo

Formal learning is important, but it shouldn’t be the cornerstone of your training program. As technology trends evolve, so do our learning preferences. Research shows that today’s workers retain knowledge better and they are more engaged at companies that have adopted the 70:20:10 learning model.

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Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS

Web Courseworks

Mobile Learning, or mLearning for short, is not the newest trend to hit the LMS market: the “ fall of personal computing ” has been a topic of discussion on this blog for a long time.

Learning Through Gamification - Myth Versus Fact

InSync Training

Today, both large and small companies have various options when it comes to corporate training programs and training their staff. From using innovative technology with integrated rich media, to microlearning and mobile apps , the types of training styles are unlimited.

SaaS LMS: 5 Things To Consider

Upside Learning

Organizations worldwide are now opening up to the world of “SaaS LMS” The reports too are singing the same song with one such from IDC, ‘Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software 2015–2019 Forecast and 2014 Vendor Shares’, which states that SaaS delivery will significantly outpace traditional software product delivery, growing nearly five times faster than the […]. Learning Management SaaS LMS SaaS LMS Selection Selecting a SaaS LMS

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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?

What I Learned from Reading “The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business”

Pract.us

Organizational Health doesn’t sound exciting until you realize how much it can help your company. Patrick M. Lencioni has been fascinated by organizations his entire life.

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3 Vital Steps For Creating Storyline Game Zen Part III

eLearning Brothers

While developing in Storyline, you must always be conscious of how your user will react to what is presented on screen. In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, I talked about how variables and attempt trackers are necessary when creating a captivating eLearning game.

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The Ultimate EdTech & elearning Jargon Buster!

Administrate

Struggling to find a CAT to integrate with your LMS? Maybe a CAT isn’t suitable and only a RAT will do? Of course, regardless of whether you choose a CAT or a RAT, it’ll need to be SCORM compliant. I think it’s safe to say that we like an acronym Read More Published on July 7, 2016. All Training Tips

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Ah, Wilderness: Outdoorsy Lectora Templates

eLearning Brothers

There’s something primal in all of us that occasionally craves to get back to our roots and leave civilization behind for a while.

Push the 'Next' button to the next level

Kineo

The term 'page-turner' has haunted the elearning industry for the last decade, typified by the hastily assembled strings of cluttered screens with a quiz at the end. Often, these simply involve digitising a manual – and one that wasn't that great in the first place. They're universally maligned, but these examples of 'e-reading' are still inflicted on learners, especially as part of the dreaded annual compliance refresh.

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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.

Academic vs. Corporate LMS – Where the Lines Blur

Gyrus

Academic vs. Corporate LMS – Where the Lines Blur. In the vastness that is the LMS market, there are two clear market segments; referring of course to the Academic and Corporate Learning Management Systems.

Push the 'Next' button to the next level

Kineo

The term 'page-turner' has haunted the elearning industry for the last decade, typified by the hastily assembled strings of cluttered screens with a quiz at the end. Often, these simply involve digitising a manual – and one that wasn't that great in the first place. They're universally maligned, but these examples of 'e-reading' are still inflicted on learners, especially as part of the dreaded annual compliance refresh.

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Success Tip: Give Yourself a Break!

LearnDash

The main commentary on this site is around the elearning industry’s latest happenings and trends, but every now and again I like to touch on subjects that apply to any sector.

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Push the 'Next' button to the next level

Kineo

The term 'page-turner' has haunted the elearning industry for the last decade, typified by the hastily assembled strings of cluttered screens with a quiz at the end. Often, these simply involve digitising a manual – and one that wasn't that great in the first place. They're universally maligned, but these examples of 'e-reading' are still inflicted on learners, especially as part of the dreaded annual compliance refresh.

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Learning By Doing With Digital Guidance

With learning becoming a critical piece to success, it is imperative for enterprises to adopt an integrated learning approach that is aligned with employee expectations. Download the White Paper now to get started!

Thanks for Attending our LMS Gamification Webinar

Paradiso

Thank you for attending our webinar on LMS Gamification held on Tuesday, 5th July, 2016. We were thrilled by the attendance we had, let’s just say, “history repeated itself”!

How to Make E-Learning So People Really Learn: Q&A With Ethan Edwards

ATD Learning Technologies

In this Q&A podcast , I speak with Ethan Edwards, who facilitates ATD’s E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate and Advanced E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

eLearning is full of specialist terms and acronyms that aren’t always clearly defined. From API to xAPI, the words we use everyday can be complex and confusing. Even if you’ve been working in eLearning for years, you can still be stumped by a three letter acronym of uncertain meaning.

To BYOD or not to BYOD at work? That is the question

Matrix

Learning at work happens all the time in this knowledge-based economy, and it’s not always between office walls. The mobile worker needs instant access to information and uses more than one device during the day in order to always stay connected.

[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.

6 Strategies You Can Use To Design Effective eLearning For Your Millennial Workforce

EI Design

With increasing millennial workforce, organizations need to re-evaluate their existing learning strategies. In this article, I will explain 6 strategies that you can use to effectively engage and motivate your millennial workforce.

4 Major Design Tips to Create Unique Learning Experience on Tablets

CommLab India

Tablets or iPads come with the combined features of computers and mobiles. So, e-learning on tablets offers dual advantages of both media to learners.

Playing Games Leads to Better Learning

CLO Magazine

Training isn’t a subject that excites most employees. Add to this, employees face a growing number of distractions — Facebook updates, text notifications, incoming emails and more. To combat this, companies have begun using “serious games” to engage employees in learning initiatives.

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5 Tips for Writing eLearning Storyboards

PulseLearning

If you want to create a compelling, engaging, and enjoyable eLearning experience, the first thing you need to do is write a great eLearning storyboard. It’s the backbone of the course and without one, you are left with an unfulfilling experience that no one will peruse.

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.

Montgomery Police Learns From Its Ugly History

CLO Magazine

When Kevin Murphy was a young police officer in Montgomery, Alabama, in the ’80s, he encountered many citizens who were immediately hostile and distrustful of him, even if he was there to help. “I I knew where it came from, but it was still surprising,” he said.

5 Tips for Writing eLearning Storyboards

PulseLearning

If you want to create a compelling, engaging, and enjoyable eLearning experience, the first thing you need to do is write a great eLearning storyboard. It’s the backbone of the course and without one, you are left with an unfulfilling experience that no one will peruse.

How Much Time Do You Spend Reinforcing Learning?

CLO Magazine

Training may not be rocket science, but it is a lot more complicated than it first appears. This is especially true when it comes to reinforcing learning so that it will be applied and have the planned impact.

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How to Ensure Compliance Training is Not Merely a “Check-the-box” Activity

CommLab India

Often, organizations have a misconception that compliance training is an event, not an activity that needs to be taken forward. It has much more to it than a mere ‘read and sign’ approach.

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.