Tue.Nov 27, 2018

5 Ways to Challenge the Forgetting Curve


How often have you taken an online course and remembered every single piece of information you consumed immediately afterward? Probably never! That’s down to the Ebbinghaus forgetting curve.

CONTENT CURATION:  Are We After Knowledge, Wisdom or Insights?

Living in Learning

Given the exponential growth of information sources and powerful search capabilities like Google at our disposal, a bulk-curated information tsunami is inbound…if not already on the beach. We’ve effectively curated ourselves into a well-intended, curated, bulk information volume issue.

Building a Simulated Phone Conversation in Storyline

Experiencing eLearning

In my last post on creating layouts for a branching scenario , I identified a need to build some long phone conversations. These are basically like a “cut scene” that shares additional information between the decision points.

Can Gamification "Funify" Work?

InSync Training

Picture it: someone at a networking event asks you to describe your job. What words come to mind? If you answered “fun!” first, count yourself among the lucky few. Most of us take our professional responsibilities seriously and seek out opportunities that challenge us.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Alternatives to Moodle Report Plugins

Lambda Solutions

Moodle offers a few different reporting plugins to help you keep track of activity or quiz results. However, these reporting capabilities can be limiting if you want to assess the impact of your eLearning program and leverage analytics to improve it.

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Spotlighting the “How to work with managers to enable learning in the daily work” session in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

Jane Hart

Research tells us we spend much more time learning as part the daily flow of work than in formal learning (the ‘70’ and ‘20’ in 70:20:10). Good managers support their people to exploit this daily workplace learning. However, many managers need help to do this. Charles Jennings will run an interactive session in two parts. Modern Workplace Learning

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Editing, process, topics, and other reflections

Clark Quinn

My lass let me know there was a typo in my recent post on Transformation. I’m thrilled that she’s reading them (!), but she triggered many thoughts about my writing approach.

What’s Your Plan for Product Launch Training?

Bottom-Line Performance

Let’s face it. Product launches are exciting, but they are also stressful. At the end of a long and expensive […]. The post What’s Your Plan for Product Launch Training? appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Product Launch Training

Learning Leader on Curiosity, Inspiration, Trends, and Self-Development

Caveo Learning

This is part of our ongoing series, Interviews with Learning Leaders. Heidi Matthews is a Training Manager for Terracon Consultants Inc., a national professional engineering services firm headquartered in Olathe, Kansas.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

How (And Why) to Consistently Use Brand Colors In Videos

Visual Lounge

Branding covers a whole gamut of theories and criteria. For this article, we will focus on how to create color palettes to consistently use your brand colors in videos. Developing a color brand helps with consistency and identification of your business services or products.

What’s Your Plan for Product Launch Training?

Bottom-Line Performance

Let’s face it. Product launches are exciting, but they are also stressful. At the end of a long and expensive […]. The post What’s Your Plan for Product Launch Training? appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Product Launch Training

Training Leaders Share Insights at ATD Panel Session

dVinci Interactive

Training Leaders Share Insights at ATD Panel Session The ATD Central Pennsylvania Chapter recently hosted a panel discussion in partnership with The Hershey Company focused on onboarding, learning delivery and technology, metrics and sustainability, and employee development. The panel was moderated by Grayce Langheine, Talent Management Manager, Turkey Hill Dairy. Corporate panelists included: • Mary Farrell – Director of Centralized Learning and Development, The Hershey Company.

E-learning Example & Tutorial: How to Fight a Bear and Live

Rapid eLearning

During the recent Articulate User event at Devlearn, Sarah Hodge from SlideSugar shared a really cool example that she built in Storyline. She incorporated the 3D models from PowerPoint to create videos that she added to her e-learning course. Click here to view the e-learning example.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

3 Reasons Your Learning Videos Need to Be on YouTube

Visual Lounge

YouTube now has 1.9 billion (with a ‘b’ ! monthly, active users. Learning and educational content alone drives over a billion views a day on YouTube.

Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

Brenda Sugrue, EY’s global chief learning officer. Photo by Brian Flaherty. An elementary school teacher, a university professor, a company owner, an industry researcher and now an award-winning corporate learning leader, Brenda Sugrue has spent her career in learning.

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How to Create a Video Storyboard

Visual Lounge

There’s an age old question in the world of video creation, to storyboard or not? Certainly doing your video without a storyboard seems easier and takes less time.

Top 5 Qualities of Great Leaders


Upon hearing the word leader, what comes to mind? Is it the president of the company or a manager? Generally, a leader is someone who holds a position of power and tells others what to do. Finding a great leader is often like finding a needle in a haystack.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Five Advantages of Mobile Learning Apps you Won’t Get on an LMS

Growth Engineering

As technology has improved, we’ve left the legacy systems behind us and adopted NextGen training platforms and mobile learning apps. Mobile learning apps charmed us with a condensed and slick experience.

Top 6 Content Marketing Trends for 2019


As 2018 is quickly winding down, one thing is abundantly clear in the marketing landscape going into 2019. Content marketing is no longer a novelty, niche or side project. Increasingly, content marketing is now critical to overall marketing strategy.

Ask the Experts: 9 Instructors. 7 Questions. Amazing Insights.


Today we’re excited to introduce a new column called Ask the Experts to the ReadyTech Blog

Edvance360 LMS Releases Version 8.1.3 - Survey Reset and Survey Tool Updates


Edvance360 LMS has released Version 8.1.3 and if you are on Version 8, these changes are either already showing or available for selection. Next up: Survey Tool Updates and Reset Survey Feature.

Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

4 Ways Virtual Reality Training (VR) Changes L&D

eLearning Industry

Virtual Reality training (VR) has been shaping how we learn and how we design so that others can learn, for decades. And the future looks even more virtual. Find out how Virtual Reality will continue to transform the L&D field. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Trends Corporate eLearning Trends Corporate Learning And Development Virtual Learning Environment Virtual Reality

4 Tips On Making Your Microlearning Strategy A Success

Tesseract Learning

With Millennials increasing in the corporate environs we need to keep our microlearning engaging. Here are four tips on how you can create a successful microlearning strategy

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eLearning Industry

LEO Learning This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Two Keys to a Successful Learning Strategy


When was the last time you drove somewhere you’d never been before — without punching the address into your GPS or map app? Or you had a human co-pilot (or navigator) sitting next to you, providing directions.

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.

Content Marketing Basics Going Into 2019


Once a novelty niche in the marketing arena, content marketing is now its own branding powerhouse. If you have been put in charge of creating content for marketing your products and services, you already know how important marketing is to create sales and profits for your organization.

Is Training Evaluation in E-learning Really Worth the Effort?

CommLab India

Why should you evaluate your eLearning courses? Training managers can check this blog to gain insights into the importance of training evaluation in eLearning. eLearning Design training evaluation

Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

Excellence in Technology Innovation recognizes vendors that have rolled out an innovative learning technology for a client such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, apps, video, social collaboration tools or games and simulations. SweetRush.