Tue.Nov 07, 2017

What to Write First in Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

Writing a branching scenario can be intimidating or overwhelming. Unlike a linear course, it’s not as easy to know where to start writing. Do you write the endings first? Do you write all the mistakes first? Do you start at the beginning and then flesh out each path as you write those choices?

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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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 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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2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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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!

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

?Six weeks in the presence of Unicorns

Unicorn Training

Our marketing intern Njoki looks back and reflects on the last six weeks with us at Unicorn, including what she's learnt and the work she's completed whilst she's been here.Six weeks ago, I sat at this computer without a clue about what to expect from my time here at Unicorn Training.

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.

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 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

5 Ways Video Role-Play Will Transform Your Training Effectiveness

KnowledgeAnywhere

How can you prepare your team for the unexpected? How can you leverage real-world scenarios in a daily work environment, before they actually occur? These are the questions that tend to stump training managers and developers across multiple industries today. Traditional training and development tend to revolve around theoretical concepts, past experiences, and other hypotheticals.

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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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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.

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 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.

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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3 Traditional Learning Theories and How They Can Be Used in eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Learning Theories are frameworks that are extensively used by Instructional Designers to meet the requirements of the target audience and the situation. To do justice to this mandate, an Instructional Designer must first understand the Learning Theories in order to apply them. Once they understand the strengths and weaknesses of each Learning Theory, they can optimise their use. In this blog, I provide an introduction to three traditional Learning Theories, namely: Behaviourism. Cognitivism.

Custom eLearning Development Stages

eLearning Company

When we speak with potential clients interested in creating custom eLearning courses, we often find them wondering what is involved in the eLearning development process. Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect during each project development phase.

Announcing New eBook: The Best Budget-Friendly L&D Tools by Kat Gore

Learning Solutions Magazine

This eBook, High Performance, Low Cost: The Best Budget-Friendly L&D Tools, shares tools and resources to help you create. affordable and effective content. Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Development Strategies Learning Media

Facilitate Enterprise ROI Through Learning Digitalization

There are two types of costs related to training. For the purposes of this paper, they are categorized as “overt” and “covert” costs. Like their names imply, overt costs are the hard costs associated with the application implementation usually identified and accrued at the project-level and may be capitalized; covert costs are the hidden operating costs that are not listed in the project budgets, but cause a significant impact to the business.

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.

Teaching Organizational Learning, Part 1

The E-Learning Curve

Chris Argyris, Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School, has made significant contributions to the development of organizational learning theory and experiential learning. Any company that aspires to succeed in the tougher business environment.must first resolve a basic dilemma: success in the marketplace increasingly depends on learning, yet most people don’t know how to learn.

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

4 ways to empower your employees through learning

eFront

Answer this: what’s better than an effective leader? Simple: an efficient team. Hiring a natural leader to supercharge productivity in your workplace is as simple as replacing a single individual on your team. However, stopping there can often result in short-term, surface-only solutions.

10 Tips for Selecting an LMS for New Learning Experiences

The right Learning Management System (LMS) can help you provide the new learning experiences - mobile, social and microlearning - needed to increase engagement with your learning programmes. Here are 10 tips to help you select an LMS to provide your learners with new learning experiences.