Wed.Sep 20, 2017

eLearning Trivia

Association eLearning

Let’s try something a bit different today, for a change of pace. I usually write a blog post, you skim or read it, maybe share it, and we move on. How about something a bit more engaging? Something that will literally make you think. It’s time for eLearning Trivia! What does “eLearning” stand for?


Tools for Instructional Investigation: Finding the Root Cause of Waste and Failure

Allen Interactions

By Christopher Allen , MA, PMI-ACP, Product Manager. There’s no better learning technique than preparing to teach others.”. Valid? Implications?

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Opinion: Increased Demand for Virtual Live Training


E-Learning has been around for quite some time, and today it is used more than ever. But is it leaving us wanting something “more” from our training programs? Most everyone knows the benefits of teaching using e-learning. Companies use it because the cost savings are so huge and they are able to standardized their content delivery. Entrepreneurs choose online courses because they can sell them over-and-over again without requiring any additional time investment.

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Comfortably numb

Learning with e's

Image from Flickr by Ilmicrofono Oggiono How do teachers get to the place where they are comfortable admitting they don't know everything about their subject? Some might argue that teachers should be expert at the highest level.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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The 4 Keys to Credibility

CLO Magazine

Angie Morgan is co-author of “Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success” and co-founder of Lead Star, a leadership consulting firm. Many of us plow through the day without giving much thought to the impact we have on others.

Why Does Video-based Learning Work in M-learning and Microlearning?

CommLab India

Why video works in learning? Let’s dive right into its use and success in microlearning and mobile learning. eLearning Design video based learning

Soft skills in the workplace: Which are they and how you can develop them?


Soft skills are an essential part of any successful career, but developing soft skills in the workplace doesn’t come easily to everyone.

Live from C3 - Day 2 Wrap Up


The second full day of C3 was packed with Litmos breakout sessions that both educated and entertained. I will not touch on each and every session in this post because there were so many in our two concurrent tracks, but here are some highlights.


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.

LMS: Best Bet for Delivering Online Training


Recently I got an opportunity to interact with a learning and development (L&D) specialist from a renowned MNC. While she informed me that her employer is on the lookout for an alternative training medium that could support its existing offering ie. conventional classroom training.

Associations: Should You Move to a New LMS for Continuing Education?

Talented Learning

Love it or hate it, you have to admit that life in the learning technology “lane” is never dull or slow. Just when you think your organization is catching up with the ever-changing status quo, you take a breath, look around and — whoosh — you’re behind the curve again.

7 Mobile Learning Myths Debunked

CommLab India

This blog busts 7 myths that surround mobile learning and helps allay the misconceptions of training managers. Learning Technology mobile learning

How I accidentally discovered the power of active listening


Now, for those of you that know me well know that I like to talk. I love a good yarn, a chat, a story, which I'm told makes me a good sales guy. Or does it?

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.

TLDChat – Featuring Margie Meacham


Listen to Podcast: [link]. Every weekday, learning professionals from around the world gather for a livestreaming interactive video experience at

Lectora 17: What’s In It For You?

CommLab India

This blog gives L&D professionals a quick recap of the new features introduced in Lectora Inspire 17. Learning Technology Lectora Inspire

Podcast: TLDChat – Featuring Margie Meacham


Every weekday, learning professionals from around the world gather for a livestreaming interactive video experience at I was honored to join them as a guest and talk about the future of learning, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, neuroscience and the scientific method.

Give Social Learning a Boost with a Blended Approach

CommLab India

Wondering how to include more social learning in your training program? Don’t worry, Blended Strategy has the answers. eLearning Design Social Learning

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

‘Game Theory’ of Game-based eLearning industry


Many managers and teachers wonder how to make their trainee’s learning experience exciting. They are concerned about the delivery potential of their employees. I recently talked to a talent acquisition manager.

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How AI/Machine Learning could impact HR/L&D – Survey Results

Learning Cafe

We are on the brink of the fourth industrial revolution, referred as the era of automation where humans and technology are so interconnected that we are unable to achieve outcomes without them. Is the fear of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) surpassing human capability justified?

Growing Leaders Organically

CLO Magazine

In 1987, Rachel Berliner was pregnant with her daughter Amy and on bed rest so her husband Andy went looking for ready-made meals at their natural grocery store. When he couldn’t find anything organic and vegetarian to meet the young couple’s dietary needs, they decided to make them on their own.

The True Cost of Bad Leadership


As I left the man’s office, I couldn’t help but think his company was succeeding despite him. It could have been the way he talked in terms of “I” instead of “we,” how he talked about making all the decisions instead of empowering his people, or how most of his people worked there not because they wanted to, but solely because of the paycheck.

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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.

Evolving Leadership: Where is Leadership Headed?

Powerhouse Hub

The style of leadership is evolving quickly to match the acceleration of technology

Six Proven Steps for Successful LMS Implementation (Part 6 of 6)


The 6th step of successful implementation of a Learning Management System is to Go Live. The final step to conclude the LMS implementation process requires attention to detail. It demands the team to brainstorm on numerous risks and have a contingency plan to mitigate each risk.

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6 Data Security Tips For Mobile Learning In Corporate Training


Mobile learning and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are two firmly established corporate training trends today. With no sign of losing favor, these trends are quickly becoming the must-haves of next-generation online learning. If your organization has already embraced mobile learning or BYOD, allowing employees to access training materials anywhere, anytime on their personal devices, it is likely that data security has become a hot topic.

Roundtable Creates Learning Platform for Associations

Roundtable Learning

Associations are a wealth of knowledge and education, and the best ones know that capturing and disseminating that education to their members can not only increase and retain membership, but can also provide additional revenue that allows the association to thrive

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

8 Point Checklist to Convert Your Legacy Courses into Effective E-learning [Infographic]

CommLab India

A 8-point checklist to convert legacy courses to effective eLearning. Learning Technology Legacy course conversion

Missed my Live Session on TLDC Chat? Catch the Recording!


Every weekday, learning professionals from around the world gather for a livestreaming interactive video experience at I was honored to join them as a guest and talk about the future of learning, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, neuroscience and the scientific method. If you missed the live event, you can catch my interview here. And don’t forget to join us in January for the TLDC18 Conference , where I’ll be showing you how to build your own chatbot!

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Clark Quinn

I believe that transparency is a good thing. It builds trust, as it makes it hard to hide things. And trust is important. So, in the spirit of transparency, it occurred to me to share a little bit about me and this blog. Here I lay out who I am, why I write it, and what I write about.