Thu.Sep 14, 2017

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.

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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.

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.

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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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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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!

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.

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.

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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.

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

Kineo’s work shortlisted for learning technologies awards

Kineo

Awards season will shortly be upon us, and Kineo's work with clients has once again been shortlisted for the Learning Technologies Awards. Hundreds of entries from a wide range of sectors across the world have been whittled down to this year’s ‘impressive and record-breaking shortlist’.

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.

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.

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

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

How Hard is Choosing your LMS?

AXIOM Learning Solutions

Choosing an LMS can be like choosing any other software for your business… it can take up a good amount of resources and money, there are. Read More. The post How Hard is Choosing your LMS? appeared first on AXIOM Learning Solutions.

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.

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

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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.

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

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.

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?

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

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.

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.

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.

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.