Mon.Oct 29, 2018

#DevLearn 2018: The death of the Learning styles, microlearning, and Millennials

Challenge to Learn

Back home after DevLearn 2018 and the one thing that stands out is the annihilation of three big learning buzzwords: Learning Styles, Microlearning and Millennials. Learning styles. The e-learning guild published a couple of new reports, I attended a session on them.

Innovative Learning: Strategies for Fostering Different Thinking

Lambda Solutions

How are new ideas received in your organization? Is innovative learning part of your L&D strategy? Do people feel comfortable with voicing their opinions and thoughts? Is a new idea likely to result in a change?

How to Research Your Course Audience


How do you learn more about your audience if you can’t ask them directly? We’ve talked before about the importance of finding your audience. It’s not just about their age or knowledge level, which are both important for choosing appropriate subject matter. It’s also about the life experience of your learners, what they bring with them to the course, and how you can connect with it through the lessons you offer and the examples you choose.

How To Choose The Best Corporate Training Courses?

Your Training Edge

With the changing business scenario, every individual requires to enhance their skills and performance for personal and professional growth. On the other hand, for the companies to beat the competitor’s upcoming strategies also require to provide Corporate Training to their employees.

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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.

Sell your eLearning courses from different stores with our Multi-Store eCommerce LMS integration


Building a solid course sales network without a propper Multi-Store eCommerce LMS is often a difficult job. It depends mostly on the actions you take strategically to make a successful sale and the channels you use to distribute your product.

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Training Industry Selected Gyrus Systems as a 2018 Gamification Watch List Company


Gyrus Systems , a leading Learning Management Systems (LMS) vendor, announced today it has been selected as a 2018 Gamification Watch List company by Training The companies selected for the Top 20 Gamification List lead the way in engaging learners through innovative techniques, virtual reality, augmented reality, virtual worlds and simulations,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc.

The Principles of Learning and How You Can Adapt Them to E-Learning


The Principles of Learning and How You Can Adapt Them to E-Learning. The Principles of Learning describe the factors and situations that facilitate learning and help people retain information. There are six principles: Readiness. Exercise. Effect. Primacy. Recency. Intensity.

Career Advice From Julie Betts

CLO Magazine

Julie Betts. You didn’t begin your career as a learning leader. You were in customer-facing roles at Pitney Bowes. Can you tell us about the trigger moment that brought you into L&D? I graduated from Michigan State University with a science degree.

Serious Learning Games Can Invigorate Compliance Training

Learning Solutions Magazine

Serious Learning Games Can Invigorate Compliance Training. pamela-hogle. Mon, 10/29/2018 - 01:00

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

Top of Mind: Learning in the Age of Acceleration

CLO Magazine

Jesse Jackson. Responsible L&D professionals are rapidly responding to the fact that we are living in an increasingly transformative period.

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Head, hand and heart

Learning with e's

Photo from Pxhere I can't speak for anyone else, but my own personal learning is most enriched when I'm in conversations with others.

Mobile Learning is Here to Stay and Here’s Why


As the popularity and prevalence of mobile devices continues to skyrocket, mobile learning is now far more than an industry buzzword. It’s a necessity to stay competitive and on track with organizational goals, as well as meet employee demands and expectations. Mobile Learning for a Mobile World.

6 Reasons Why You Should Deploy a Management Training Program

WalkMe Training Station

The modern business climate is rather demanding. Consumer expectations have shifted in line with technological advancements, so for companies it’s a complex case of keeping up with the times.

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.

How to do Online Training for Government the Right Way


We know that the U.S. federal government is actively working to modernize the federal workforce to meet the fast-evolving nature of 21st-century work. There’s a push to update technology systems to improve mobile access and citizen engagement.

Learning Ecosystems: How The Behr Paint Company replaced the LMS


As you start to consider your learning ecosystem , you’ll need to reflect on the role of the LMS. For most organizations, the LMS continues to play an important role in conjunction with other ecosystem elements (our next blog post will look at organizations who have done just that).

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Thinking for Remembering: Maximizing Deep Thinking in Training Programs

Training Industry

Thinking for Remembering: Maximizing Deep Thinking in Training Programs - Read more by Taryn Oesch on Training Industry. Uncategorized critical thinking learning retention memory

Five Creative Ways to Attract Top Talent


It’s no wonder the competition for today’s top talent is fierce—high performers are 400 percent more productive than average employees. That’s a huge difference in output, and a hefty incentive to attract top talent in the job market.

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

What Kylie Minogue taught me about motivation and structure in elearning

Learning Pool

What Kylie Minogue taught me about motivation and structure in elearning I recently went to see Kylie Minogue in concert for the first time. She was extraordinary.

ADDIE Training Model: What Is It and How Can You Use It?


“‘ADDIE training model?’ Oh, God! Is this another term in the learning universe I need to learn?” I can hear some of you crying. The answer is yes. But it’s an essential one that will actually help you create better courses, so keep reading! insert whip sound effect here*.


Construction LMSs: The Ultimate Foundation to Attract, Recruit and Retain Employees

ePath Learning

The construction industry is booming and experts expect the growth to continue. However, there is a massive skilled labor shortage in the construction industry. With this, the competition to hire and retain construction employees has grown fierce.

4 Ways to Automate Knowledge Validation


One of the quickest ways to get started in e-learning is by automating labor-intensive administration and manual grading of quizzes and exams. And it also happens to be a super-easy way to deliver immediate return on investment (ROI) for an e-learning solution.

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.

AI in Learning and Development: What You Need to Know


Few things are trendier right now than artificial intelligence. AI shows up in marketing, transportation, logistics, performance management, and pretty much everywhere else. So it’s no surprise that the learning and development industry is talking about it too. But how might AI impact L&D?

How Will Randomizing Test Questions Help You Enhance E-learning Assessments?

CommLab India

Randomizing test questions is a great strategy to improve the effectiveness of assessments in e-learning. Check this blog to gain an insight on the right reasons to randomize test questions. eLearning Design elearning assessments

Your Input Needed: Help Measure The Business Impact Of Learning

eLearning Industry

Third annual LEO Learning and Watershed survey aims to benchmark industry progress in measuring organisational Learning and Development. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Video Training Is Critical for Employee Success


If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a video worth? A Forrester report claims it’s about two million. To be more specific, the report indicates that one minute of online video equals approximately 1.8 million written words if the old adage holds true. Consequently, video training is a valuable tool that your organization may not be able to afford to ignore for much longer.

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

How To Incorporate Mobile Learning Into Your Training Process

eLearning Industry

47% of businesses now use mobile learning for their training needs. Understanding how to incorporate mobile learning into your training process is becoming more and more important. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Corporate Learning Best Practices Mobile Learning Benefits Mobile Learning Trends Online Training Strategy

Get Enough Of These 2 Things To Avoid Making Bad Decisions


Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post and host of the Thrive Global podcast, claimed that every bad hire she made was due to being too tired. All of us know what sleep deprivation feels like, whether we’ve been stressed, had to work to reach a deadline, or have children who keep us up. But sleep isn’t the only factor contributing to poor decisions at work. Hydration is critical for many reasons, and it’s arguably more easily controlled than sleep.

ATD LearnNow: Learn xAPI Workshop

eLearning Industry

Be guided through the development of your own xAPI-enabled project at this 1.5 day, hands-on workshop. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

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