Thu.Sep 14, 2017

Using Virtual Reality to Improve Memory

InSync Training

With modern blended learning, we strive to build skills beyond the classroom, and support learners in how they work and live. Guest blogger Jenny Holt explores an exciting aspect of the digital age.

6 Must-Read Learning Game Design Books

Knowledge Guru

Designing a game is no easy task, but do you know what’s even more difficult? Designing a game that helps people actually learn something. The BLP team (creators of Knowledge Guru) is no stranger to the challenges that come with learning game creation. That’s why we read about it!

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Networking and Social Media in Education – Video Interview with Josh Murdock

JoomlaLMS

We have been talking a lot about building effective eLearning courses and the importance of engaging and motivating the students along the eLearning journey. What we haven’t talked about yet is how to utilize networking and social media for making learning effective.

Teach Soft Skills With eLearning Brothers Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Is your team struggling with communicating clearly? Missed deadlines and confusion about project goals are all signs that your team may need to work on interpersonal skills. Never fear—the eLearning Brothers are here to help!

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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Someone Stole Your Course, But Does It Matter?

LearnDash

As soon as your course starts to become popular you can rest assured that someone will figure out a way to steal it – but should you care? Security and content protection are two topics that we get asked about quite a bit. It is something I have discussed this a few times before as well, but more so from the technical standpoint. I want to briefly talk about this concept from a business perspective. Listen, I get it: seeing your hard work ripped off is painful as a business owner.

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Smoke and mirrors

Learning with e's

Photo by Sarah Joy on Flickr Hidden away in the heart of the ancient Barbican area of Plymouth, England are the authentic Mayflower Steps. You probably know the story.

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Why Organizations Should Pay Employees to Work Someplace Else

D2L

When you are a scrappy startup, every minute of every day is devoted to one thing: growing the company. When D2L, started out, not showing … Continued. D2L News Inspiring Stories Professional Development Social Learning

5 keys to online learning success

Matrix

Today’s working force is very different than it was ten, maybe twenty years ago. Time is perceived differently as there doesn’t seem to be enough of it anymore. Everything happens with great speed, schedules are packed and extra activities such as learning are becoming harder and harder to fit in.

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.

Lengthy Legacy Course Conversion into Bite-sized Learning in Just 4 Weeks

CommLab India

This blog showcases the case study of converting a 119-slide, one-hour legacy course into bite-sized learning modules within 4 weeks, using Articulate Storyline. Learning Technology Legacy course conversion

Designing an Effective Online Course

ProProfs

Online education is achieving new milestones every day. From MOOCs to live online classes or flipped classrooms to hybrid courses, a number of options are available for online courses. Previously, online courses could be accessed only on desktops, which is no longer the case.

5 Benefits to Integrating your LMS with your HRIS

Roundtable Learning

HR platforms and systems are filled with employee data and paper-heavy processes, making them extremely difficult to remove once installed.

5 Challenges with Implementing an LMS & How to Overcome Them

LearnUpon

With every new piece of software, there are implementation challenges. And an LMS is no different! There are important decisions to be made, tasks to be assigned and a learning curve for all involved. No need to worry though, we’re here to help!

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How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Game-Based Learning Within Your Budget

CommLab India

This blog will talk of how it is possible to create effective game-based courses within a limited budget. eLearning Design game based learning

7 Frequently Asked Questions About Gamification

ID Mentors

Asymptote is an interesting concept in Algebra. It is a straight line that continually approaches a given curve but does not meet it at any finite distance. The learning field is something like that.

Hold the Authoring Tool: What To Do Before Your eLearning Course Design

SHIFT eLearning

When you go into a fun house or corn maize, there are literally dozens of paths that you can try to take. What strategy do you take when trying to complete the course? Do you run as fast as you can, not caring how many wrong turns or dead ends you take?

Are you using videos in your eLearning?

LearningZen

Are you using videos in your eLearning? I recently read a statistic that 98% of organizations included video in their digital learning strategies in 2016. After reading this statistic I started to evaluate my videos and questioning when I use videos and are they engaging my users.

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.

Training from 10 to 10,000: Organizing your training with Branches in eFrontPro

eFront

Who doesn’t like a good branch? It’s like breakfast, only a little later in the day, a little more leisurely, and involving lots of cool fruits and pastries in Instagrammable arrangements.

Meeting Personalized Training Challenges with Mobile Learning

CommLab India

Personalized learning leaving you befuddled? Don’t worry, mobile learning technology comes to the rescue! Learning Technology mobile learning

Creating Healthy Workplaces: Fit Body, Fit Mind?

Growth Engineering

Does workplace exercise really make us happier and more productive? We decided to find out with a pre-work workout, BodyCoach HIIT style! When did you last leave your desk, increase your heart rate or simply go for a walk? If you’re office based, the answer may be hours ago.

3 Ways Learning Analytics Can Be Used to Evaluate Formative Assessments [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check our infographic to know 3 ways learning analytics can be used to evaluate formative assessments. eLearning Design Learning Analytics

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.

CoreAxis Selected as a 2017 Top 20 Health and Safety Training Company by Training Industry

Coreaxis

We’re thrilled to announce that CoreAxis Consulting has been named one of the 2017 Top 20 Health and Safety Training Companies by Training Industry! This recognition is earned based on a number of factors that exhibit a company as a leader in the field. We’re honored to have been given this distinction, as part of Training Industry’s mission to continually monitor the marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies.

What Is Rapid E-learning Development – And What It Is Not

CommLab India

Rapid eLearning Development is a training manager’s answer to today’s course creation challenges. But can it be used everywhere? Learning Technology Rapid Elearning Development

Creating Better Blended Learning

Adult Learning with Technology

Over the last decade blended learning has advanced significantly, largely due to the incorporation of Learning Management Software. In the past LMS would have provided the online courses for learners, but now there is the theory that students and staff should be provided with resources, not courses. Read more at 4 Tips To Create Better … Read More Read More. Adult Learning Apps and Tools for eLearning eLearning Blended Learning instructional designer LMS

What Is Bespoke eLearning? Featuring 6 Killer Examples

Adobe Captivate

The edge that a bespoke or custom developed course has over off-the-shelf course is well established. In this article I will illustrate the power of bespoke eLearning to create sticky learning through 6 examples.

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.

Creating Better Blended Learning

Adult Learning with Technology

Over the last decade blended learning has advanced significantly, largely due to the incorporation of Learning Management Software. In the past LMS would have provided the online courses for learners, but now there is the theory that students and staff should be provided with resources, not courses. Read more at 4 Tips To Create Better … Read More Read More. Adult Learning Apps and Tools for eLearning eLearning Blended Learning instructional designer LMS

5 Productivity Hacks for Virtual Classroom Teachers by Liz Hardy

Learning Solutions Magazine

In the virtual classroom, there’s a difference between a busy instructor and a productive one. Here are five ways to stay on track. and productive. Getting Started Management Virtual Classrooms

What’s an iFrame and How Can I Use it?

GO1

Want to know more about using iFrames in eLearning content? Inline frames (or simply iFrames) can help you create far more visually engaging content for your learners – which we all know is very important for the success of any online courses and learning materials.