Fri.Apr 06, 2018

Why Visual Engagement (co-browsing, annotations and video chat) is Essential in Education


Visual engagement in education refers to engagement of students using visual aids. There are a number of visual aids available for teachers including pictures, models, slides, videos, maps, and real objects.

3 Reasons Why We Can’t Wait for eLBX

eLearning Brothers

eLearning Brothers has teamed up with Learning DevCamp™ to bring you a brand new conference experience on June 11, 2018—the first day of Learning DevCamp. What can you expect at this user conference extravaganza?

Wally Rules – What I learned about love, life and learning from my dog


Wally was my friend, my playmate, and my favorite dog. While it is typically frowned upon to admit to having a favorite amongst your human children, as a “pet parent,” I hope you will not be offended if I admit that Wally was my favorite. (I’m

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3 principles of instructional design


For years we’ve been discussing the challenges of creating great courses. We know it isn’t always easy, but it doesn’t have to be hard. If you keep a few basic instructional design principles in mind, you’ll be able to pull together a course that ticks all of the boxes your learners and business leaders are hoping for: engaging, mindful, and most importantly, instructive.

[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.

Can We Learn Online By Utilizing E-Learning Tools?

Your Training Edge

Since the development of the Internet and various e-learning tools , people have been looking for efficient opportunities to learn online. There are still many debates on this topic.

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Three ways GDPR changes life for L&D managers

From the Coleface

GDPR is one of e-learning’s hot topics in 2018. Here’s a blog that I co-wrote with Brightwave’s Head of QA on how it will affect L&D managers when they have a breathing space from getting learning to their colleagues about GDPR. link]. e-learning training

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The War of the Management Worlds


There’s a battle going on in the world that most people have never heard about that will soon rock your work world. On one side we have the management and learning models developed during the Industrial Revolution when most people made things and companies needed to manage hands. This old 19th-century approaches and models are so entrenched we […]. Managing Minds

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Continue Playing Project Option

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Lori Smith, COTP. I’ve been teaching and developing projects in Adobe Captivate for years. My particular area of strength is advanced actions. Just when I think I know everything about Captivate, a seemingly teeny, tiny option gets added by the Adobe engineers and I end up looking silly. 

When It Comes to Leadership, Macrolearning Matters

CLO Magazine

Over the past few years, the corporate learning and development community seems to have embraced a new tenet: Make it easy. Intensive offsite training courses are being replaced by online microlearning and smart curation and assessment tools.

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.

Improving our process with Learnovate

Cobblestone Learning

Partnering with Learnovate to improve our service One thing we have learned from working with our clients is that we need to support them in making the process as time efficient and pain-free as possible throughout a project.

Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education


The number of smartphones is projected to reach the 5 billion dollar mark in 2019, which means that 67% of the world’s population will own a mobile phone. There is an impressive data[1] on the. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

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What is an LMS?


The search for an LMS is a little confusing at first. At LearnUpon, we like to simplify things. That’s why we’ve created this guide on the basics – What is a learning management system? What are the most important features of an LMS? What benefits can an LMS offer to you and your learners?

iSpring Learn Takes 5th place in TOP 20 LMS Based on User Experience

iSpring Solutions

eLearning Industry, an influential online community of eLearning professionals, created a rating of the most easy-to-use learning management systems. iSpring… Read More. Events

[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.

Friday Finds | April 6, 2018

Mike Taylor

There are two ways that a human being can feel confidence. One is knowledge, and the other is ignorance.” ” — Charles Darwin. Whoever said that time goes faster the older you get sure was right. How in the heck is it already April?

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ReadyTech’s SaaS Training Platform: A Cost-Effective Training Solution for SaaS


Organizations that train users on SaaS applications have always had two options: Virtual training labs – Give students their own virtual training lab.

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GDPR’s Impact on Vendor Management and Small Learning Providers

Training Industry

The post GDPR’s Impact on Vendor Management and Small Learning Providers appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized Training Outsourcing training procurement vendor management

Classic Learning Research in Practice – Thinking Brain & Memory

Adobe Captivate

Our brain is self-organizing using Neuroplasticity trough long term Potentiation, keeping hold of knowledge or depression by removing irrelevant knowledge. Like on a computer system that has input devices to enter data, data has to be entered in our brain.

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.

Get to know a ‘digital champion’

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Earlier this week I read and shared a post on the Inside Higher Ed website: Online Learning Shouldn’t Be ‘Less Than’ and tweeted this: WRONG!!! “They made it an online class because the teacher will be too busy to teach it.” ” Good grief, do people (aka. universities) still believe this is what online learning is? link]. David Hopkins (@hopkinsdavid) April 5, 2018.

When GDPR risk meets cyber security


This blog explains what GDPR risk really means for your organisation. It is written by our guest blogger, John Strutt, an intelligence analyst and cyber security expert.

3 Guiding Principles for xAPI Evangelists

Learning Solutions Magazine

3 Guiding Principles for xAPI Evangelists. tim-martin. Fri, 04/06/2018 - 01:00

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Converting Classroom Training to Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Interview with Microassist’s senior learning architect and instructional designer Brandon Winston on what it takes to convert instructor-led training to elearning. Topics covered include: What is elearning? What are the benefits of converting classroom training to elearning? Advantages of elearning over classroom training. How to make sure you create effective elearning when converting from classroom training. How long does it take to create elearning? How effective is using elearning? ?.

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.

Project Management Training For Veterans Through Skillsoft


How Hire Our Heroes are using Percipio to prepare veterans for project management jobs. elearning elearning content professional certifications Percipio Project Management

This Week in EdTech: Using Digital Tools in the Classroom


The post This Week in EdTech: Using Digital Tools in the Classroom appeared first on D2L. Technology This Week in EdTech

Knowledge Series: Upskilling the Workforce in the 4th Industrial Revolution


Knowledge Series: Upskilling the Workforce in the 4th Industrial Revolution The evolution of the new technologies means that the nature of work is rapidly changing and it is going to look dramatically different from what we know of it today. It is time to get serious about upskilling the current workforce and enable future-focused skill […]. The post Knowledge Series: Upskilling the Workforce in the 4th Industrial Revolution appeared first on EdCast.

This Week in Corporate Learning: Robo-Instructors and Integrating Learning into Workflow


Stay up-to-date on the latest news in corporate learning with these trending articles. The post This Week in Corporate Learning: Robo-Instructors and Integrating Learning into Workflow appeared first on D2L. Corporate Learning Trends Technology Trends in Learning

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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.