Tue.Dec 05, 2017

Branching Scenario Prototype in Twine

Experiencing eLearning

I built this branching scenario in the open source tool Twine. This scenario is moderately complex, with a total of 17 pages (or passages in Twine terminology) and 8 different endings. The ideal path has 5 decisions to reach the best conclusion.

Managing to Learn, Learning to Manage in the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

Harness the power of employees’ minds! Although many companies pay lip service to the idea that employees are their most valuable asset, they remain stuck in a 20th century mindset in which employees are a liability.

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Usability and Networks

Clark Quinn

As I mentioned in an earlier post , I have been using Safari and Google to traverse the networks. And in a comment, I mentioned that the recent launch of the new Firefox browser was prompting me to switch. And that’s now been put through a test, and I thought it instructive to share my learnings. The rationale for the switch is that I don’t completely trust Google and Apple with my data. Or anyone, really, for that matter. On principle.

How to Build a Real Game in Storyline 3

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever wanted to build a fully fledged game in Articulate Storyline? Gaming is all the rage in eLearning, but without a sizable budget or external vendors, options are limited. Game elements in authoring tools are usually reduced to themed quizzes, with little actual gaming involved.

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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Gamification: The Power of Gaming Features in Corporate eLearning

eLearningMind

What is Gamification Training? Gamification training, one of the hottest trends in corporate eLearning, is the use of game play elements in a learning experience. While games have enormous power, they aren’t the teacher!

Microlearning, Macroresults: A Primer

InSync Training

Think about how you best learn. If you're anything like me—always on a tight schedule, short attention span, prefer pictures to words—small chunks of information in one sitting are about all you can manage. Microlearning is clearly what we need! It's not a new method (don't forget the primeval flashcard), but technology has changed its presentation, delivery, and use. And made it more USEFUL because of its accessibility. And, most important, it instantly captivates learners—learners just like us.

Want Better Business Results? Involve Your Employees

eFront

We’ve seen one too many enterprises fail because the focal point was merely producing results. While this is a given to any business that wants to achieve long-term goals, the saying “the end justifies the means” just isn’t the right way to conduct business.

4 Things That Will Determine the Success of Your eLearning Project

JoomlaLMS

eLearning offers enormous benefits to businesses regardless of their size: 46% of those who apply it are more likely to be the leader in their industry. 42% attribute their increase in revenue to online learning. 58% feel prepared to meet future demands thanks to eLearning.

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.

Do’s and Don’ts When Helping Within Online Training Software

ReadyTech

Welcome to part 2 of our 2-part blog post on providing online students with one-on-one attention within online training software. If you didn’t have a chance to read it, part 1 is here. This week we explore the do’s and don’ts when providing assistance within online training software. ✓

Striving For Excellence Through E-Learning Technology

G-Cube

Undoubtedly, e-learning market is exponentially rising year-on-year. With digital revolution, the scope of technology-inclined learning techniques is increasing. The industry leaders believe that e-learning is the way ahead to train workforce on a continual basis.

Why the Growing Interest in CRM Solutions for Associations?

WBT Systems

Over the last few years, inbound marketing has become a key component of association marketing strategy. With inbound marketing, associations leverage content and online behavior tracking to develop and deepen relationships with prospective members and customers. In a typical example, a website visitor provides their email address to the association in exchange for downloadable content—and so the relationship begins.

3 E-learning Tips Before You Start Your E-Learning Project?

Rapid eLearning

One of the e-learning tips I give at workshops is to be intentional about your e-learning course design and production. Many course developers start with the default settings and then make changes later. However, that could impact the course and cost time and money.

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.

Decorate Your TalentLMS Portal For The Holidays

TalentLMS

Fun fact: In August 2013, NASA engineers programmed the Curiosity Rover to sing Happy Birthday to himself while he roamed Mars fulfilling his important work. What if you could treat your learners to similar merriment this holiday season? You can!

How to Build a Successful eLearning Company

eLearning Company

eLearning companies are businesses that offer training, development, management and learning assistance and services to various organizations in order to help them accomplish their goals and business objectives.

Integrating Gaming and e-Learning Design

Allen Interactions

Part 2 of 3: Bright Horizons. Thanks for coming back. If you didn’t read Part 1 of this article, you should. Your life will be better, skin blemishes will vanish, relationships will improve, and this blog post will make a lot more sense. Instructional Design Gaming Gamification eLearning Course Design

3 Tips for Designing Effective Virtual Instructor Led Training

Coreaxis

Creating an effective Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) is not as simple as broadcasting a standard, classroom-style or Instructor Led Training (ILT) lecture. There is an art to creating a virtual classroom and it takes a different design mentality to address the important differences between the two. In order to deliver a fresh, appealing and engaging VILT that encourages discussion and collaboration, apply the following three tips. Think Short and Engaging.

Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

You know the benefits of extended enterprise. But how do 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.

2018 Learning Trends Survey

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance invites you to participate in our 2018 Learning Trends Survey. This is the fourth year in a row we’ve conducted this survey and each year we get better insight into the trends and challenges that trainers face every day. What we want to know.

How to Make the Most of Your Gamification Strategy

CommLab India

Make your e-learning fun and interactive with gamification elements. eLearning Design Gamification

Moodle 3.3 Unveils Major User Improvements

Lambda Solutions

This article is a summary of “ Moodle 3.3 - A New Experience ”, a webinar conducted by our Director of Learning Solutions, Ben Young. Moodle User experience Moodle Features Moodle 3.3 moodle feature updates

5 Essential Books eLearning Beginners Should Read This Holiday Season

CommLab India

This blog suggests 5 essential books every eLearning beginner should read during this holiday season. eLearning Design holiday season

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!

Creating a Video Course in Only 5 Minutes

LearnDash

Do you have a blog? What about videos? Then you can make a video course in as little as 5 minutes! It is easy to overlook the simple opportunities available to you when you own a website, particularly if you have some educational videos available as well.

E-learning to Ease Pharmaceutical Regulatory Compliance Training

CommLab India

With e-learning, ensure that pharmaceutical regulatory compliance doesn’t remain a hurdle anymore. Training Solutions Compliance Training

4 Video making tips for instructional designers

Matrix

It’s generally agreed that video has become the favorite of the new generations.

5 Microlearning Assets to Add Value to Your Blended Learning Strategy

CommLab India

Check this blog to learn about microlearning assets that can add value to your blended learning strategy. eLearning Design Blended Learning

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Whether you’re a solo eLearning hero or you’re like the Avengers and you have your whole squad, Blue Sky eLearn is counting down 10 tips that’ll help you put some POW into your program and make your eLearning program more successful than ever before!

3 Common Video Mistakes That You Can Fix in Post Production

Visual Lounge

It’s become common practice while filming a video, to say, “Don’t worry, if we made a mistake, we’ll fix it in post.” Meaning post production or video editing).

7 Reasons Why Blended Learning Is Becoming a Trend

PulseLearning

7 Reasons Why Blended Learning Is Becoming a Trend. . In the past decade, technology-driven learning is adopted by organizations to support different learning requirements and varied audiences. The “classroom-only” approach is transforming and online training is no more limited by distance and cost.

Use a Color Picker to Select an Exact Color from an Image

Visual Lounge

When working with visuals, you often need to make text, a shape, or another graphic perfectly match a particular color.