Thu.Jul 07, 2016

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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.

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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Academic vs. Corporate LMS – Where the Lines Blur


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.

The Performance Paradigm: An Alternative Approach to Learning

CLO Magazine

If the learning and development function was a 400-meter run, its impact would barely make it down the first straightaway, said Gary Wise, workforce capability architect at Human Performance Outfitters, LLC.

[New eBook] How to Market Customer Training

Want to increase awareness of your course offerings? Download this guide and learn how to keep your content at the top of students' minds using email marketing, social channels and other effective strategies.

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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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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.

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The Ultimate EdTech & elearning Jargon Buster!


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


Technology-enabled Learning to Assess Product Knowledge [Infographic]

CommLab India

Assessments form a crucial part of any training process. When it comes to assessing the product knowledge of the sales reps, assessments help training managers realize knowledge gaps if any, update the training courses, take measures to improve workforce performance, and much more.

Tips for Driving Learning Success with Moodle LMS: Recorded Webinar

Learn how to get analytic insights into your Moodle learner data. You’ll also get tips and tricks on how to quickly access, analyze, and share this information for actionable insights that will help you improve the effectiveness of your learning programs.

Tips From Laura Overton at LUC 2016


Laura Overton joined us in Fort Lauderdale this year as the keynote speaker for the 2016 Lectora® User Conference. Laura is the Founder and CEO of Towards Maturity, supporting overall business productivity, learner engagement, and staff engagement.

5 Tips for Writing eLearning Storyboards


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.

Build your multi-device strategy in 6 questions

Sponge UK

Understanding how your employees develop their knowledge is the first step to helping them perform better and help meet the underlying business goals. Your L&D strategy needs to reflect the way people learn in your organisation.

5 Tips for Writing eLearning Storyboards


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.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

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


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.

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.

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


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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How to Show Play/Pause Buttons without Progress Bar in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

We all know that in Articulate Storyline, we have an option to show or hide the Progress Bar. If progress bar is visible, the Play/Pause and Replay buttons will also be visible. If we hide the progress bar , these buttons get hidden too.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

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.

Why Are MOOCs A Trend: Facts and Figures

iSpring Solutions

Shared. The technological revolution has brought much opportunity in many areas, opening a new communication channel to traditional human interactions. The realm of education is not excluded from the changes heralded by communication technology.

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.

How to Design an eLearning Course that Resonates with Your Learners

SHIFT eLearning

“Are you feeling me?”. Well, are you? Or, more importantly, is your audience feeling you? Understanding you? Connecting to what you’re putting out there? To get a resounding “yes!”

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

3 Key Points for a Successful Enterprise Software Training for End-Users

CommLab India

“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” ” – Bill Gates.

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

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.

5 Best Practices for Effective Performance Questions


Performance questions are those ultimate questions that require your eLearners to perform actual work. Performance questions measure the learner’s capability to perform complex activities. If your learners are able to complete the assigned tasks in the performance test, they pass.

Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

Success Tip: Give Yourself a Break!


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


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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Principles and Tools from “Modern Accessibility Techniques,” Hiram Kuykendall’s AAUG Presentation

The Learning Dispatch

While emphasizing the “why” of digital accessibility, Microassist CTO and noted accessibility advocate Hiram Kuykendall also provided web and application developers over an hour’s worth of web accessibility resources and instruction during Austin Adobe User Group ’s (AAUG’s) June meeting.