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What Does an eLearning Consultant Do?

eLearning Architect

You probably see the job title bouncing around, but what does an eLearning consultant actually do? In this article we'll find out. One of my colleagues once wrote an excellent article about the role of an instructional designer and I wanted to write something similar about my role.

Moving to Mobile Learning: Three MLearning Design Mistakes that Everyone’s Making

Allen Interactions

By Ann Iverson, Senior Instructional Designer. What was the last thing you learned on your phone? A new cooking technique? How to write better emails? How to change a flat tire? Maybe you’re on your phone right now, liking and retweeting this blog post!

Top 6 Corporate Learning Management Systems!

Your Training Edge

Corporate training has taken leaps and bound in the past few decades. Online training is now the new measure which most employers choose when polishing up their new employees. Especially when it come to corporate training, using online resources is advantageous in many ways.

Learning and Development in the Remote Workplace

CLO Magazine

Modern organizations are embracing some level of transition to remote staffing. Market globalization alongside continued advancements in communication technologies are driving this paradigm shift in workforce assembly.

Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

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Using Emotional Intelligence for Agile Learning

InSync Training

How does building emotional intelligence allow learning professionals to be more effective at their jobs? This blog by Marjorie Derven, guest InSync BYTE series speaker, introduces the connection before her March 21 live online learning event.

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How to Build Executive Alliances

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published in May 2012 on CLOmedia.com. Chief Learning Officer Bob Bennett joined FedEx Express in 1979 and has worked in myriad areas of the company.

The Importance of Managerial Leaders in the 21st Century

Training Industry

“Leadership is a matter of intelligence, trustworthiness, humaneness, courage, and discipline … Reliance on intelligence alone results in rebelliousness. Exercise of humaneness alone results in weakness. Fixation on trust results in folly. Dependence on the strength of courage results in violence. Excessive discipline and sternness in command result in cruelty. When one has all five virtues together, each appropriate to its function, then one can be a leader” (Sun Tzu).

An Investment in MOOCs Pays Off in Talent

CLO Magazine

Since I began writing this column, I’ve been roving the crossroads of higher education and business to chronicle real-world advice and success stories for CLOs. Georgia Institute of Technology’s online master’s degree in computer science has received a lot of media attention.

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.

3 Fresh ‘New Stone’ Templates for Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Our beautiful New Stone theme is an understated and modern set of templates that get the point across in an engaging and interesting way without being excessively showy and in-your-face. They’re the eLearning equivalent of a “power tie” paired with a classy suit.

Wearable technology — put to good use for training employees

Matrix

There was a time when a phone was the size of a brick (and just as heavy) and all you could do with it was to make and receive calls. Later a flashlight was added, then a calculator, and some games. Remember Snake? I was a champion at it.

Training Is Not “Predicament-based” & That’s a Predicament

Living in Learning

We…L&D…are in a predicament because we don’t actively seek out predicaments. We cannot see them looking through the “wrong end of the telescope”. We don’t design solutions for predicaments…to be more precise…performance predicaments. And that, my friends, IS a predicament!

SCORM goes mobile with eFrontPro for Android

eFront

Here at Epignosis HQ, we don’t consider industry standards to be mere buzzwords to list on our spec list, or boxes to tick on a feature comparison matrix. Rather, standards compliance is one of the most important aspects of enterprise software.

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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.

Y Is xAPI So x-Zillerating?

ATD Learning Technologies

Put simply, xAPI—Experience API—is a specification for how we send, store, and retrieve detailed records about learning and performance, with the data then being sharable across platforms.

Why Do You Need E-learning? [Infographic]

CommLab India

Employee training is considered one of the crucial elements by organizations for the achievement of their business goals such as revenue growth, cost reduction, and enhanced employee productivity. In this regard, organizations are adopting advanced and effective training methodologies.

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Optimize your eLearning courses for mobile

LearnUpon

Recently one of our customers asked us for some advice on how to optimize their courses for mobile devices. They want to design courses for every type of device to boost the engagement and adoption of their training. There are a number of things to consider when thinking about designing courses for mobile devices. In this post I explain responsive design, how to create responsive courses, and what to keep in mind in terms of course design to optimize for mobile and tablet devices.

Teacher Voices: Naomi Hancock

Learning with e's

It's great to catch up with former students and discover what they are doing. That is exactly the purpose of this series of blog posts. This is number six in my series, asking former students on the B.Ed primary education degree programme what they are doing now.

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Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Why Should You Adopt Content Curation as an L&D Strategy? (And How to Do It)

SHIFT eLearning

“Plenty” is a problem. According to findings from the High-Impact Learning Organization study by Bersin by Deloitte, employees find it most difficult to learn, NOT because there isn’t enough content, but because there is TOO MUCH of it, and they cannot find what is valuable. Enter content curation.

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CORE Coaching Building Sales Force Muscle for Lasting Change

Training Industry

I love to golf, and at one time, I carried a card in my wallet documenting a respectable handicap of 17! Improving my performance from a frustrating “I can’t break 100!” to feeling comfortable playing with more finessed golfers required significant coaching. Coaching is also a vital element of sales transformation. The central question should always focus on the objective: Are we trying to fix a problem, or are we trying to promote lasting change?

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2nd Annual Adobe eLearning Conference

Adobe Captivate

2nd Annual Adobe eLearning Conference. Event Date: April 19, 2017 at 8:00 AM EDT. Hosted By: Adobe & Carahsoft. Location: Washington, DC. Join our interactive conference with industry luminaries, eLearning and learning experts, and Adobe product teams to discover how to stay ahead in today’s rapidly evolving learning scenario. Register today and become an active participant in the community that is at the forefront of eLearning creation, delivery, and management. Agenda: . Session.

What is the role of the LMS in the modern workplace?

Jane Hart

The 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report says that “new tools are leaving behind the traditional LMS” What part will a LMS play in your organisational learning strategy in the next few years? Please take my Twitter (straw) poll, as I am writing a new article on the role … Social learning

[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development

Want to expand your training efforts? You’ll often see success by starting small and growing your program in a sustainable way. Download the eBook to learn more.

5 Critical Reasons to Rollout Food Safety Training

CommLab India

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates, each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.

3 Ways to Get Your CEO to Care about Employee Engagement

Skillsoft

3 ways to get your CEO to care about employee engagement. industry trends

How to develop effective leadership online training programs

Designing Digitally

Leadership development is a high priority for most organizations because it has many positive business benefits like building bench strength, ensuring organizational agility, and creating a competitive advantage. Almost 80 million baby boomers will retire in the next decade.

Play to Learn! (Book Tour Stop)

Learning Visions

Karl Kapp and Sharon Boller have been banging the drum about learning games for years. In fact, one of my favorite ID-books back in 2007 was Karl Kapp's "Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning."

The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?