Fri.Nov 02, 2018

Common Microlearning Myths Dispelled!

CommLab India

What is Microlearning? What are the myths surrounding microlearning? Read this post to dispel some of the most common myths surrounding microlearning. eLearning Design microlearning

Virtual Reality In eLearning – Using VR As A Microlearning Nugget For Induction And Onboarding

EI Design

In this article, I share a case study on Virtual Reality in eLearning. It uses a microlearning nugget featuring Virtual Reality (VR) for induction and onboarding (using Adobe Captivate 2019). It shows you how the VR based approach can create an immersive learning experience.

3 Statistics that Prove the Business Value of Online Learning


Is online learning really valuable to companies? That’s a question most organizational leaders need an answer to before they decide to purchase and implement a learning management system or other online learning tools. The fact is that online learning has incredible business value.

Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

We are nearing the end of 2018. This year seems to have flown at jet-speed and we are ready to start making lists of tech-predictions and eLearning trends for 2019.

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

My session about blended learning in Milan

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I walked with three colleagues in Milan. We had one day in Milan before the Hofstede Insights conference in which I had to discuss a number of myths about blended learning. If you only have one day in Milan, you obviously want to see the cathedral.

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Getting More out of Your National Sales Meetings and Sales Kickoffs


In Part 1 of this series on national sales meetings and sales kickoffs , I recommended that you “beef up” the sales training you provide at national sales meetings (NSMs) or sales kickoffs (SKOs) by creating mobile video content that reps can review before the official training starts.

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Q&A: Captioning on Instagram

3Play Media

We sat down with @TheInstagramExpert, Sue B. Zimmerman, to talk all about captioning on Instagram. Multiple studies have shown how captioning videos can lead to greater engagement, brand recall, and behavioral intent. On Instagram, captioning videos can help you stand out amongst the clutter.

Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach

The Learning Dispatch

Budget limits. Deadlines. Legacy tools. They don’t have to mean sacrificing creativity, engagement, or effectiveness. An interaction catalog can help you develop effective elearning under constraints. Developing Effective Custom Training While Respecting Resource Limitations.

Improve Productivity in Five Easy Steps


If you’re like the average American, you probably believe you’re firing on all cylinders all the time (at least compared to your peers), but the truth is you’re not the best judge of your own productivity.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Know your own strength

Learning with e's

Photo source: Maxpixel I broke a rowing machine yesterday at the gym. I don't know my own strength. Ironically, that's the very reason I attend the gym regularly. I want to know my own strength. I want to know what my limits are, and then try to exceed them.

How video can enhance your eLearning


Video is everywhere. From adverts on the telly, to our social media timelines – in fact, a friend of mine even spotted an LED screen on the side of a dustbin lorry in London! ( @Timfuell ) So, with video everywhere in our lives, it seems fool proof to include it in our eLearning, right?

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 2, 2018

Mike Taylor

“Luck can’t be controlled, but it can be nurtured.”. The ghosts and goblins of Halloween have come and gone giving way to massive piles of sugary treats and chocolate candies.

Increase LMS Acceptance By Influencing Organizational Culture


The implementation of new technology, such as a learning management system can be a large shift for employees. People are used to their workplace routines, and changing their workflow is not easy.

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.

Benefits of E-learning to Corporate Learners You Can’t Ignore

CommLab India

ELearning courses have a massive positive impact on learners, once they are designed and delivered appropriately. Read this post to know the benefits an eLearning course offers learners. eLearning Design Corporate Training

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Questions to Consider while Localizing Your E-learning Courses

CommLab India

What is eLearning localization? How is it different from translation? Why should organizations localize an eLearning course? Find answers to all the probable questions you have in mind for eLearning localization in this post. Training Translations translation and localization

Who Cares About Instructional Design?


Instructional Design. The words sound so dry and boring. Maybe even intimidating. But, the truth is, they don’t have to be. If you are involved in creating courses, you are already involved in instructional design.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

How to Avoid The 3 Mistakes L&D Leaders Make When Addressing Workplace Harassment

CLO Magazine

Peter Drucker said it best: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” In the past two decades, more and more organizations have deployed strategies for reducing and eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace. The recent #MeToo movement has proven just how right Drucker was: the cultures of these organizations have devoured the most well-intended strategies. When it comes to issues that impact women in the workplace, organizations don’t mean to be bad.

What is a Learning Management System (LMS)


What is an LMS? We live in an age full of information and knowledge. And that is an amazing thing for the world of eLearning. So many people from all walks of life are now looking online for their new training or education journey and this is great news for all of us!

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The DNA of a Customer-Focused Sales Team


In the United States alone, the amount invested in sales training each year is staggering – a whopping $800 billion ! Yes, with a B!). It’s not new to say sales is the lifeblood of a business. It’s no wonder there is such a willingness to invest in the success of our sales teams.

When to Use Both ILT and eLearning?

CommLab India

Wondering what is the best way to effectively impart training? Is it ILT or eLearning or both? Read this post to know when you can use both ILT and eLearning for training employees. eLearning Design ILT and eLearning

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Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Digital Detox Part 1: the reasons why ?

Healthy Work Insights

It is official…based on several studies , we now spend on average at least one day per week (yes it means 24 hours!) online. Of course the rise of new technologies, smartphones, engaging apps and games is one of the reason of this high rate of connection. The increase is spectacular for smartphones which in 10 years, from 2008 to 2018, increased their take-up from 17% to 78%.

Benefits of Interactivities in E-learning

CommLab India

This post will focus on the various benefits of adding interactivities in an eLearning course. Give it a read to know how incorporating interactivities can enhance the learning experience. eLearning Design E-learning Interactivities

Turn Expenses into Savings with Training in Your Budget


While employee training can look like a big expense up front, it’s truly a drop in the bucket when it comes to how much you can save. The post Turn Expenses into Savings with Training in Your Budget appeared first on BizLibrary. Article employee retention employee training

Compliance Training Summit

eLearning Industry

Join The eLearning Guild for this live online event that will look at new ways for you to refresh your approaches to compliance training. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.