Fri.Jul 08, 2016

30 Day Brainstorm Challenge!

Learning Rebels

It’s been a beautiful summer in Illinois, and I don’t know about you – but I’ve been trying to take advantage of it. In Illinois, winter can be 6 months, so when it’s sunny we try to take full advantage.

Dance Like Your Life Depends on It – Because it Might

Learningtogo

One of my greatest fears is contracting Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia.

Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1

Origin Learning

“…to stand up and say that we are one nation. We are one people. And our time for change has come.” These expressions were made by a man, at a time when the stage was getting set for his ascension as the first US Black President. Back then, social media was in a fledgling state.

What To Do When Your Marketing Fails

Association eLearning

You’ve put together a strong course catalog. You determined a marketing budget, and you came up with some great marketing ideas. So, why aren’t your courses selling? Where are the profits? Where’s the return on investment? What went wrong? Don’t panic.

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[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1

Origin Learning

“…to stand up and say that we are one nation. We are one people. And our time for change has come.” These expressions were made by a man, at a time when the stage was getting set for his ascension as the first US Black President. Back then, social media was in a fledgling state.

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Captivate Introductions That Need No Introduction

eLearning Brothers

In May, we announced a series of 8 new Captivate course introductions. We were very proud of all of them, but for brevity’s sake, we only got around to showcasing 4 of them.

Workshop: New Zealand eLearnz eLab – Save 20% off signup fee now

Docebo

A special offer for our New Zealand friends – Save 20% off eLearnz eLab workshop series. Docebo is excited to offer our New Zealand customers and friends a 20% discount on tickets to this year’s eLearnz eLab event, July 26-27 in Auckland. Use the discount code “DOCEBO” at checkout to get the discount. Corporate training is rapidly changing as organizations gain a better understanding of how people learn.

The 3 Major Pitfalls of Static Content

Inkling

There’s no shortage of options when it comes to enterprise technology aimed at helping employees learn, communicate, and share static content. There is email, chats, intranets, wikis, training universities, SharePoint, content repositories, file sync and shares, and other proprietary solutions… the list goes on and on. This might seem like knowledge heaven with information available everywhere you turn, but in reality, it’s overwhelming.

Converted in 40 Days

Axonify

The following post was written by the newest member of our management team , Andrea Curry. Andrea joins us as the Vice President of Product Management and will play an instrumental role in defining our product roadmap and future direction.

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.

A Habit-based Approach to Racial Bias

Usable Learning

We all carry around implicit bias. It’s embedded in the culture, and it’s hideously obvious that it can lead to horrible tragic results. . This is study that has really been influencing my thinking about a habit-based approach to behavior change.

Digital capabilities and curiosity

Learning with e's

On the floor of the Science Centre, Staffordshire University I haven't written or blogged as much as I usually do, because I have been doing some travelling recently.

Converted in 40 Days

Axonify

The following post was written by the newest member of our management team , Andrea Curry. Andrea joins us as the Vice President of Product Management and will play an instrumental role in defining our product roadmap and future direction. Andrea comes to us with over eighteen years of experience designing, marketing, selling and delivering game-changing technology solutions. We are thrilled to have her on board! I consider myself an avid learner.

Future technologies now

Learning with e's

HTC Vive in action - Photo by Steve Wheeler At the JISC Connect More event held in Cheltenham recently, a number of futuristic technologies were on display for delegates to experience.

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

28 tips for a successful LMS launch

Growth Engineering

Launching a brand new LMS is no small task, but it’s incredibly rewarding. You’ll be able to craft and tweak your training programme until it’s just right, and absolutely perfect for your learners.

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Publishing E-learning Courses in Articulate Storyline: 4 Things to Remember

CommLab India

After designing and developing an e-learning course in Articulate Storyline, the final step is to publish the course in SCORM/AICC/Tin Can, API formats. Depending on the requirement, we can publish the course into any of these options.

When to use visuals in learning content

QuoDeck

Do you really need to include visuals in your learning content, or you should avoid them? Find out by taking this ‘Picture Test’ ! Will the visual make the content easy to understand? Will the visual be more effective than an extensive description? Will the visual help you structure your content in a better way? Will the visual make your content attractive enough to grab the reader’s attention? Will the visual help you reinforce the central idea?

Technology-enabled Learning to Avoid OSHA Penalties

CommLab India

OSHA penalizes organizations for violating workplace safety and health standards. Just recently, the Des Moines postal sorting facility was fined USD 25,000 as OSHA found that though safety measures were in place, employees were not trained adequately on the safety norms and procedures.

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.

Does your new E-learning character know his roles and responsibilities?

Eat Learn Repeat

It is a common practice to use characters/avatars in E-learning courses. But how do we evaluate the effectiveness of this strategy? Can these characters substitute a classroom instructor?

Articulate Storyline – The First Choice of E-learning Developers [Infographic]

CommLab India

Articulate Storyline has become a quite popular rapid authoring tool in the e-learning development world. Its built-in character packs, built-in templates, customizable Player, built-in quiz templates are few of the reasons it’s becoming every e-learning developer’s first choice.

The many faces of eLearning #1: Compliance training with TalentLMS

TalentLMS

What we call online learning, or eLearning, is not one single thing, but many. It’s like with cats, tigers, panthers and pumas. Sure, they’re all felines, but at the same time there are major differences in look, size, eating habits, natural habitat, and, last but not least, cuteness.

Top 3 Latest Updates to iSpring Learn LMS

iSpring Solutions

Shared. In this article, you will learn about the latest improvements made to iSpring LMS to help you teach even more effectively. There’s no need to download PDF documents anymore. They are opened right in the system wrapped up in a special player.

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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.

The Last Two Decades of Neuroscience research (via fMRI) could be INVALID!

Work Learning

THIS IS FREAKIN' HUGE if it turns out to be true. The last two decades of neuroscience research (via fMRI) could be INVALID! A recent study in the journal PNAS looked at the software used with fMRI machines. Where they expected to find a normal false-positive rate of 5%, they found false positive rates up to 70%. The authors have estimated that up to 40,000 scientific studies may be affected. But let's take a deep breadth here.

To play or not to play: that is the question

Teachlr

It is important to remember that no strategy is good or bad by itself. Whether it’s effective or not will depend on factors such as the combination of sub-strategies, timing and follow up. Last week. The post To play or not to play: that is the question appeared first on Teachlr Blog.

The Week That Was, July 4-8

CLO Magazine

These were the top five stories on CLOmedia.com for the week of July 4. Is Your Organization’s Learning Brand Effective? Learning leaders can use marketing to raise their department’s profile, but first, they must be clear on the perceptions others may hold about the learning function.

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Post Brexit Anxiety

Engage in Learning – for Business Minds

Organisations up and down the country are finding themselves in a period of uncertainty. Brexit is coming, but when, how and what exactly is that going to mean

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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.