Wed.Aug 09, 2017

A Collection of Resources to Design an Amazing ELearning Course


I think you will agree that keeping costs down when developing online courses is a key to eLearning business stability and lasting ROI.

A conversation with GamEffective

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a chance to have a conversation with Roni Floman of GamEffective. GamEffective was established in 2012 and works to change the way companies motive employees and the way managers align their teams with company goals.

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Simulations versus games

Clark Quinn

At the recent Realities 360 conference, I saw some confusion about the difference between a simulation and a game. And while I made some important distinctions in my book on the topic, I realize that it’s possible that it’s time to revisit them. So here I’m talking about some conceptual discriminations that I think are important. Simulations. As I’ve mentioned, simulations are models of the world. They capture certain relationships we believe to be true about the world.

How to Have Success with Off-the-Shelf Content

Association eLearning

You already know that off-the-shelf content can save your organization time and money. These courses are built for a wide audience and are applicable in almost any setting. Almost.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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Training Industry reports benefits of Alchemy, Wisetail acquisition

Wisetail LMS

Training Industry recently noted the acquisition of Wisetail by Alchemy Systems, the world’s largest training company for the food and retail sectors. The post Training Industry reports benefits of Alchemy, Wisetail acquisition appeared first on Wisetail LMS.

The Real Reason People Leave Their Manager


At the end of the meeting, my soon to be ex-colleague sat across the table from me and said something I will never forget “I didn’t know what my job was, why I was doing it and how I was doing.” It was those words that summarized almost exactly why the cliche “People leave managers, not companies” is true. Reality had set in, she was leaving me, not the business.

Four Quadrants of Design Intersect in Top Learning Games by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Great learning game design can be found at the intersection of four areas of design expertise. Learn what they are and why. each matters. Design Strategies Games & Learning

How Onboarding Attracts the Best Millennial Talent


How do you attract, onboard, and retain the best, most talented millennials? It all starts with your Employment Brand , how the outside world perceives you as a corporate employer.

The Top 7 Features Your LMS Must Have

An LMS has the power to enhance training effectiveness, and improve business outcomes. The key is knowing which features will enable your organization to get there. This guide will help ensure your LMS is capable of meeting your learning objectives.

Expect The Unexpected: 8 Ways Leadership Online Training Prepares Managers For Everyday Challenges


Team leaders, supervisors, and department heads troubleshoot problems on a daily basis. As such, they need to have a broad range of skills and knowledge in their arsenal. In this article, we’ll share 8 tips to prepare your managers for every eventuality through leadership online training.

Adaptive Leadership

Your Training Edge

Adaptive leadership is a step up from other leadership skills. Typically the term is applied to leadership situations that involve neither technical nor operational issues.

Are Your Courses Too Long to Digest? Try Microlearning

CommLab India

Check out this blog to know why you should use bite-sized online learning modules to deliver good training to your millennial workforce. Learning Technology microlearning

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Get tips, ideas and articles from around the web with our weekly No-Nonsense Training Tips. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Which Delivery Medium Will Ensure Your Training Gets Results

Training Industry

Navigating the world of training delivery can be confusing in today’s environment. Do you bring everybody in for a class? Build some e-learning? Deliver the information via a mobile app? The reality is there is no one-size-fits-all answer. Your best solution depends on who your learners are, when they will need the information most and what resources you have available. Here are some guidelines to help you make the best decision.

Understanding the Draw of Game for Corporate Training

Designing Digitally

The generation that is currently coming of age and joining the workforce has never known life without technology. They grew up with cell phones, quickly followed by smartphones. They are tech-savvy and always ready for the next big “thing

Using an LMS for Gamified Onboarding

Training Industry

E-learning is growing rapidly but is ineffective without a good learning management system (LMS). An LMS streamlines the process of e-learning so that learners are able to gain the maximum value from their courses. This is particularly true during the onboarding of new employees. Making a good first impression is in the best interest of the organization itself, as new hires will most likely form their opinions of the company based on their first experiences there.


What’s Trending in Talent Management?


Managing talent is the single most important job of HR and organizational leaders. Just three years ago, 93 percent of CEOs knew they needed to change how their companies were attracting and retaining talent but, only 61 percent of those CEOs had actually done anything about it.

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.

5 Tips to Achieve Business Goals with the Right Instructional Design Company

CommLab India

Use these steps to identify the best instructional design company to align your business and training goals. eLearning Design Instructional design

What’s Trending in Talent Management?


Managing talent is the single most important job of HR and organizational leaders. Just three years ago, 93 percent of CEOs knew they needed to change how their companies were attracting and retaining talent but, only 61 percent of those CEOs had actually done anything about it.

Learn, Retain, Reinforce – Learning Mantras Made Easy with Videos

CommLab India

Learn how videos can be the solution for learning, retention and the reinforcement of training. eLearning Design Videos

How to Make Meetings More Productive


We all know how this scenario goes: you’ve just got into the perfect work zone, feeling 100% inspired and focused, when your alarm goes off to advise of a team meeting. By the time you get back to your desk and regain concentration, it’s only to have it broken by yet another meeting.

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.

7 Impressive Features of iSpring for Rapid E-learning Development [Infographic]

CommLab India

Here is an infographic that shares 7 impressive features of iSpring that make it the ideal tool for rapid e-learning development. Learning Technology iSpring

Stop Starting Over: How to recycle your training content


About 10,000 Baby Boomers retire from the workforce every day. As tenured employees head out the door, all of those years of valuable experience and training follow suit. You need to get your new workforce up to speed, but you haven’t updated your training materials since they were first created. It’s time to freshen up. Don’t get hasty and kick your current content to the curb, it may just need a little sprucing up.

7 Stunning Secrets to Strike Balance between Priorities and Budget in eLearning

CommLab India

This blog explains how to strike a balance your priorities versus budget in online learning. eLearning Design eLearning budgets

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows: 2017 Update

eLearning Brothers

Last year we posted what was, at the time, the top ten screen recording software for Windows. We decided to re-evaluate this list and take into consideration the different software updates that have been made recently.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.