Wed.Jun 20, 2018

The A-Z of eLearning Acronyms (with bonus explanations from experts)


Acronyms are great for old-timers. They’re faster to say and easier to write. But for the uninitiated, they appear like just a pile of letters.

The Association’s Pursuit for Relevance: What Role Do Certifications, Certificates and Micro-Credentials Play?

Blue Sky eLearn

As has been discussed at length, for a number of years – the viability of associations is under attack and the relevance of many associations is in question.

Data-Driven Learning


In a recent post , we examined the idea of a “21 st -century career”—what it is and steps organizations will need to take to enable this new model of work.

The Art of Reflection: How to Become a More Thoughtful Educator

Your Training Edge

Returning home after a particularly terrible day at school, you complain about how badly the pupils have behaved in class today. Maybe you crib a little more on how they cannot get their lessons right despite you trying so hard to make them understand the core concepts.

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

7 Practical Guidelines From Cognitive Science for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

When I’ve attended eLearning conferences and workshops, one thing I’ve noticed is that instructional designers are always hungry for more research and knowledge on how people learn and what they can do to help them learn better. We actually know a lot about how people learn and develop skills.

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ARTICULATE STORYLINE: Dial-Up Interactivity with Custom Dials

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, COTP. With Articulate Storyline, adding a high-level of interactivity is pretty easy if you begin with some of the built-in Interactive Objects. Take  Take dials for instance.

A good publisher

Clark Quinn

I shot this short little video because, well, I have to say that my experience with ATD has been excellent. They’ve done what I’ve needed: listening when they should, arguing with me when they should, responding to my questions, and executing on their responsibilities professionally.

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ARTICULATE STORYLINE: Dial-Up Interactivity with Custom Dials

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, COTP. With Articulate Storyline, adding a high-level of interactivity is pretty easy if you begin with some of the built-in Interactive Objects. Take  Take dials for instance. If you visit the Storyline 360 Insert tab on the Ribbon, Interactive Objects area, you'll find Button, Slider, Dial, Hotspot, Input, and Marker. If you click the Dial tool, you'll find three built-in Dials that are totally drag-and-drop ready.

What Type of LMS Content is Most Effective for Employee Training?


Corporate training managers know it’s important to determine which types of LMS content are most effective for employee learning. Because recent technological advances have provided trainers with a diverse selection of LMS content, delivery types now include not only written, but also video and audio formats. Content has become more engaging with features like microlearning, quizzes, gamification, social learning , and more. eLearning and Corporate Training eLearning LMS

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.

An Introduction to Gamification in Corporate Training

EI Design

The usage of Gamification in corporate training has come a long way since its introduction nearly a decade ago. From being a buzz, it is an accepted practice that has shown its versatility to be used for most of the corporate training needs.

Degreed Acquires Pathgather, Merging Two Leaders in the Learning Experience Market

CLO Magazine

Learning experience platform Degreed has acquired Pathgather, a company that offers a similar platform. The merger comes after Degreed raised $42 million and named a new CEO in March. Degreed plans to combine technologies from both companies and create a single platform.

Tips to Ace Content Chunking in E-Learning Design

CommLab India

This blog will focus on the tips you should follow to make content chunking effective and impactful when designing an e-learning course. eLearning Design content chunking e-learning design

Talk to LearnUpon at TICE 2018


We’re heading to North Carolina next week for the 2018 Training Industry Conference & Expo which is being held at the Raleigh Convention Center. This event focuses on current trends and challenges in the world of corporate learning and development.

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[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

4 Microlearning Assets to Fuel Sales Training

CommLab India

Microlearning is an innovation in workplace training that makes the hard work of effective learning easier to undertake. This blog talks about how microlearning can be used for enhance sales training in organizations.

Encourage Employee-Sourced eLearning Video Content


Building content for a new learning management system is not exactly a walk in the park. Choosing, creating, and implementing the right elearning content takes time and resources in order to make sure that each lesson is consistent, engaging, and packed with useful information.

How to Win the Government Talent War


State and federal government employees are expected to retire in droves over the next few years. According to the Office of Personnel Management, 45 percent of current federal employees are age 50 and older.

Improving Sales with Online Product Training


When a sales team knows their product offerings inside and out, potential customers can tell. The better your sales team knows your products, the more effectively they can recommend the items and services that will work best for your customers.

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.

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace: 5 Tips for Leaders


Conflict happens. It’s unavoidable, but not necessarily bad. In fact, conflict can be a positive. This is not to say that daily brawls over who forgot to refill the Keurig are constructive, but conflict can be healthy.

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5 Cybersecurity strategies all organizations should consider


Now that summer is underway and employees are using their well-earned vacation time, it’s important that both employees and employers to update their devices, security software, and Internet connected equipment in advance to traveling or working remotely.

Basic Data Skills Enhance eLearning, Improve Impact

Learning Solutions Magazine

Basic Data Skills Enhance eLearning, Improve Impact. pamela-hogle. Wed, 06/20/2018 - 01:00

Using Video to Move Through the Sales Funnel


Simply put, the sales funnel is a series of actions and steps you undertake to convert a lead or prospect into a buyer. A well designed series of videos for each of the steps can serve as a very persuasive medium.

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3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

How to demonstrate elearning ROI in the most relevant way


Are you measuring ROI of your elearning? Demonstrating value has always been an aspirational battle for L&D teams. It’s often talked about, but rarely done. But it doesn’t have to be hard, and finding the right measures for your organization will pay off (literally!).

Guy Wallace Video Series on the History of the Performance-Improvement Movement in Learning and Development

Work Learning

Guy Wallace has been an exemplar of the highest quality in the performance-improvement field for decades. His 31-page bio is a testament to his incredible work experience. He has worked with other industry luminaries including Dick Hanshaw, Geary Rummler, Dick Clark, Dale Brethower.


Training Auto Service Staff to Deliver an Outstanding Customer Experience

Training Industry

The post Training Auto Service Staff to Deliver an Outstanding Customer Experience appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized customer experience customer service training Sales Training

8 Ways To Use Content Marketing To Attract New Online Learners

eLearning Industry

Are you trying to boost your eLearning enrollment rates? Looking for ways to increase you eLearing course sales? In this article, I’ll share tips to use content marketing to reach new online learners. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Market Content Marketing eLearning Course Marketing eLearning Marketing

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.