Tue.Nov 07, 2017

Online Course Creation Has Just Evolved!

LearnDash

Create your content once and you’re done! Re-use your Lessons, Topics, and Quizzes in any course – at any time! Writing new update announcements is always enjoyable. But even more so for today’s update!

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A Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit for 2018

Jane Hart

Based on the Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017 list, here is the Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit 2018. Social learning

The Benefits of Using Professional Voice Talent

InSync Training

You’ve put the finishing touches on the script for your client. Your company has just spent thousands of dollars creating the perfect visuals , countless hours perfecting the story , and you’ve even decided on some cool background music. It all looks fantastic, should be a huge success. Right? Now, all you need to do is have somebody voice these modules. How about Mary or Joe in Accounting – (such a nice voice)? eLearning

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Learning Culture & Human Capital: The Reality, the Myth and the Vision

The Performance Improvement Blog

[This post is by Sally Ann Moore, the Director General iLearning Forum at Closer Still Media. iLearning Forum is the most important learning meeting in Europe. Sally Ann wrote this as part of her preparation for the conference.] .

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.

Dare to be Different

Your Training Edge

Why be just one of the crowd? Why suffer in silence because your voice is unable to be heard? Following the herd is the most sure fire way to be lost. Why is it then, that most of us are trapped in the herd of mediocrity. Why do we continue to conform to being average.

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Revisiting 70:20:10

Clark Quinn

Last week, the Debunker Club (led by Will Thalheimer) held a twitter debate on 70:20:10 (the tweet stream can be downloaded if you’re curious). In ‘attendance’ were two of the major proponents of 70:20:10, Charles Jennings and Jos Arets.

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Employee Engagement by the Numbers 2017 [Infographic]

Pract.us

Employee engagement has held pretty steady in the last year, which means company efforts to improve engagement had had much impact so far. But we’ve also learned more about what employees want from their work and how to help them get it. Now we need to use this knowledge to make a difference.

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Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

Over the past few months, we’ve talked a lot about the learner experience and learner-centered solutions. These types of solutions are designed with the target learner in mind and focus on learners’ needs. Learning portals are a great example of a learner-centered solution.

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

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development.

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.

Leveraging Mobility Effectively – Webinar

Upside Learning

Mobility done ‘right’ can achieve incredible results. If your customers expect your employees to perform anytime and anywhere, mobility is the practical solution for performance support, as well as a lot of other needs like peer and expert knowledge sharing, live coaching and learning on the go. Upside Learning has analysed 13 years of experience […]. eLearning Development Leveraging Mobility Effectively Mobile Learning Mobility

3 Instructional Design Strategies for SMART Change

Allen Interactions

The goal of instructional design is to bring about behavioral change. After all, we don’t train people to do things the way they’ve always done them. And as instructional designers, most of us, on some level, are accountable for the success of that training. Instructional Design

Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

Over the past few months, we’ve talked a lot about the learner experience and learner-centered solutions. These types of solutions are designed with the target learner in mind and focus on learners’ needs. Learning portals are a great example of a learner-centered solution.

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H5P – New Content Type Image Slider and Accessibility Improvements – November 2017

Adult Learning with Technology

H5P have released an updated to their plugins for Drupal 8, improved Accessibility with conformity to WCAG2.0 and new content types including an Image Slider. Below is H5P’s Image Slider example. If like me, your library doesn’t update or you can’t use the built-in updater, download the code from Github at [link] Unzip the file … Continue reading "H5P – New Content Type Image Slider and Accessibility Improvements – November 2017".

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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.

How to Be a Great Leader

KnowledgeStar

Tell me where to send your new socks, because this should knock yours off! I love the idea of Heart Count not Head Count. My new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy will be published by ATD Press December 1st. You can preorder now at Amazon and any of the […]. Managing Minds

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How to Magically Mock Up Websites with Screenshots

Visual Lounge

You don’t have to be a professional designer to mock up websites. That’s because mock ups aren’t about design. They’re about communicating your ideas and gathering the feedback that will make the biggest impact. Polish and the flashy colors aren’t what we’re looking for. We want great ideas.

Exciting News From Me

KnowledgeStar

FYI – Just heard that the book is starting to ship! On December 1st my book, Minds at Work, co-authored with my friend Stephen J. Gill, will launch. The book is being published by ATD Press and there will be an exciting ATD webinar – MANAGEMENT & LEARNING WILL CHANGE FOREVER (AND YOU NEED TO KNOW HOW […]. Education future of learning Learning Managing Minds

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What is an Online Training System

ProProfs

An online training system is a facility that offers web-based training courses using platforms such as desktop PCs, laptops and mobile devices like Android, iPhone, iPad etc.

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.

Corporate LMS Forecasts 2018

eLearning 24-7

I reviewed the numbers from 2016 for predications for 2017, and despite a couple of hiccups, still crossed over the 90% percentile once again. As I recall, it was 92-93%. The hiccups were along the lines of slower than anticpated adoption of data visualization, and sluggishness of LRS too, which although I thought wouldn’t be fast, I was surprised how bad it really was from within an LMS.

The New 508 Compliance Rule – What it Means for Video in Higher Ed

Visual Lounge

With new 508 Compliance rules for accessibility going into effect in January 2018, there’s never been a better time to make sure your content meets the standards.

How I Created This Interactive E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

I created a demo course in Rise for a workshop. One of my goals with the demo was to show off different ways to add content and how the various blocks work and look in a real-ish project. This produced a lot of questions in the community on how I built it. So I’ll try to answer them here.

Make Your PowerPoint Videos Even Better With Editing Effects

Visual Lounge

So, you’ve mastered simple screen capture by turning your PowerPoint slides into a video. Why not take your PowerPoint videos to the next level with editing features? Give your slides the polish they need to make them look professional and keep your audience engaged.

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.

Unlocking the Potential of Performance Support with Microlearning

CommLab India

This blog makes training managers aware of the power of microlearning in providing essential performance support. Learning Technology microlearning

Training Not Enough to Prevent Sexual Harassment

CLO Magazine

Harvey Weinstein. Bill Cosby. Roger Ailes. George H.W. Donald Trump. New accusations of sexual harassment and assault by men in power surface nearly daily. Tens of thousands of people across the country have used the #MeToo hashtag to share their experience of abuse and harassment on social media.

What DevLearn Taught Us About The xAPI Adoption Curve

HT2 Labs

We take a look at how xAPI adoption is gaining momentum and what needs to happen for it to reach the late majority. The post What DevLearn Taught Us About The xAPI Adoption Curve appeared first on HT2 Labs. R&D Tech & Trends xAPI

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What is a virtual classroom?

WizIQ

In just the last generation, networked computers, data analysis, internet, social media, cloud computing and other emerging technologies have transformed the fields of education and training. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

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.

9 Tips to develop competency-based online training

Matrix

It’s not how much your corporate learners know, but how they use that newfound knowledge in their real lives. In this article, I’ll share 9 tips to develop competency-based online training for your organization. How to develop effective competency-based online training.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video.

How to Convert Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to E-Learning

ICDTranslation

Instructor-led training (ILT) is no longer the most suitable option for company training in our intensive daily routine.

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