Thu.Sep 21, 2017

So You Think You Can Change: 3 Quick Tips for Conducting a Change Readiness Assessment

Dashe & Thomson

by Amber Pandya. Your company is implementing yet another change. You swear you just got accustomed to your job’s day-to-day technology process, and now corporate is rolling out a new software that’s supposedly going to help you do it better.

How xAPI Benefits the Learner

eLearning Brothers

xAPI has been a buzzword among eLearning professionals for a while, and rightly so. It’s very exciting to know that you can see exactly who looked at what page in your eLearning and for how long they looked at it.

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Performance Support Basics: How to Help at the Moment of Need

Bottom-Line Performance

We met a fictitious target learner in a previous post. Her name is Kate. She’s a new sales rep just starting out in her territory. Kate has completed her onboarding and she is now out in the field visiting with customers every day.

Part One: How We Decide to Do Work

Experience API

A couple of days ago, I wrote about the state of ADL and Rustici Software’s take on it. One of the real community leaders, Aaron Silvers, then shared his perspective , partially in response.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

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Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem


I admit, I am a relative newbie to the world of learning compared to those lifelong professionals who have been on the journey for more than my paltry 4 years.

Will Your eLearning be Impacted by the End of Flash?

ePath Learning

Flash, the software that helped to bring online video, animations, audio, and interactivity to the Internet is coming to an end. By the end of 2020, Adobe Systems will no longer support, improve or distribute its Flash Player.

Avoid Fails With the Great Onboarding Iceberg


Onboarding is a must in all organizations. It is proven by many and documented by even more, that an effective onboarding process works. But, the fact is from our own studies and general known studies, that behind the intent and the executed onboarding processes, the truth appears! But lets start at the beginning: Onboarding is now extremely important and high on the agenda for many companies.

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Top 10 eLearning question writing crimes

Unicorn Training

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.

Five Free Image Editors Worth Trying For eLearning

The eLearning Coach

In the world of image or graphic editors, Adobe Photoshop remains the gold standard when it comes to image editing software. It has the tools and features that allow users to create professional looking images and photos, but the learning curve and price tag are more than some are willing to invest.

More on Constructivism in Workplace Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Argyris and Schön suggest that members of an organization construct their own representation of organizational behaviors, which they call “theory-in-use” Continue Reading → The post More on Constructivism in Workplace Learning appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Constructivism Workplace Learning Argyris constructivism. schemata corporate learning environment double-loop learning knowledge worker organizational learning Schon single-loop learning workplace learning

3 Powerful Learning Mediums Reimagined


Just about anyone can create an e-Learning course on a soft skills topic. You gather up the right information and some relevant and clever animated images or pictures. You follow the established instructional design protocol of ADDIE (analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation) and then present your content to the learner and ta-da! you have a course. . There are probably a hundred thousand e-Learning courses produced this way that are available for your employees to enjoy.

5 Tricks To Onboard Your LMS Users & Get Them Training Fast


You have an LMS – great! Next, it’s time to get your users in and training effectively. To do this you’re going to need the help of a few nifty features. Each one will help your learner easily access your LMS, train quickly and get the results you want from your online training. I’ve got 5 of these features to show you today so let’s dig in. Add Every User ASAP.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Scoping Large-Scale eLearning Projects

Actio Learning

eLearning is an indispensable component of most modern learning strategies. Whether it stands alone or is blended with other modalities, its value continues to evolve as more uses are uncovered and new technologies with new features are introduced to the market (e.g.,

Does Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) Increase ROI?


A recent IBM study found that the benefits of a skilled workforce are significant—and they affect all areas of the organization, from sales and marketing to support and customer service.

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How to Use Your Post-Training Data to Create Actionable Intelligence


Learn how to optimize your Mindmarker reinforcement program by turning the data found in our Analytical tool into Actionable Intelligence to improve your training.

Things to consider when onboarding new managers


Being new at anything is both a stressful and an exciting situation. When it comes to management positions, the excitement is most often shadowed by all the challenges they pose. This is why onboarding is an essential step in ensuring a smooth and short transition for all involved.

Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

You know the benefits of extended enterprise. But how do you execute the plan? Learn more about the technical considerations that can help you create a strategy to manage the delivery and tracking of product training across a variety of systems.

5 Ways to Simplify Your Employee Training Process


The employee training process is the bread and butter of every training professional. In a sense, you can say that this process is the sheer justification of every training team and their relevance to any business. There are different versions of the training and development process.

Game-based learning: The Magic Wand to Transform Online Training

CommLab India

This blog focuses on how using games can transform training, both at the organization and employee level. eLearning Design game based learning

Marijuana Workers in Need of Higher Learning

CLO Magazine

It may seem like high times for the cannabis industry but behind the scenes there are serious challenges.

How to select the right LMS for our company

Melon Learning

Let’s assume you are clear about your learning goals; you know your organization’s specific requirements, levels of employee skills and specialization and their need for acquiring and retaining information.

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!

E-learning Templates: Making Online Course Development Faster and Economical

CommLab India

Find out why you should use e-learning templates to develop your online course. Learning Technology E-learning Templates

Give Your Retail Training The LMS Therapy


Why you need an LMS for Retail in your Organization? The retail sector is one that owes much of it’s success to customer employee interactions and customer service. Think back on all your good shopping experiences.

5 Quick Tips for Effective Game-Based Learning [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check our infographic for 5 quick tips for effective game-based learning. eLearning Design game based learning

LMS: External Customer Service

Your Training Edge

A Learning Management System can be a valuable tool for not only your internal customers, but also your external customers. Consider with whom your organization does business. Do you have clients or customers who purchase your products or services, such as machines, software, or business processes?

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.

6 Proven Gamification Techniques for Effective E-learning

CommLab India

Planning to gamify your e-learning courses? Here are 6 proven tips. eLearning Design game based learning

#eLearning #LIVESTREAM – Your First Advanced Actions 09/25/2017, 16:00 EDT

Adobe Captivate

The first few years in Adobe Captivate I played it safe. I stuck with the default functionality and got very good at convincing people that they didn’t need a custom solution to any eLearning situation. Finally one day my manager insisted that I change the default functionality to something unique. I had no choice but to figure out advanced actions. In this live stream, I will be sharing some of the first advanced actions that I learned using Adobe Captivate.

Learning poses or learning to model?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Every Monday evening at 20.30 I install myself in front of the television with my daughter for a program called Hollands Next Topmodel, to continue with Models in Paris: The real life. My husband doesn't like it at all, but I really enjoy a view into a completely different world.