Mon.Feb 16, 2015

Keeping the Learning Going

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Recently, I was talking to some friends of mine who work in learning and development and they were telling me that it’s coming up to that time of the year when everyone needs to retake their mandatory eLearning courses on privacy and bullying & harassment. They were saying that during the year there’s not too […].

Get Real! Using the Virtual Classroom to Teach Authentically

InSync Training

The face-to-face classroom is often considered to be the BEST environment in which to deliver training, and when that option isn’t logistically or economically feasible it''s only then that we look to the virtual classroom as the runner-up option. Well, I’ve got a secret. Did you know that some performance objectives are best suited for delivery in the virtual classroom? And some performance objectives are best taught in the MOBILE virtual classroom? Hard to believe, right?

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Common Myths about e-Learning

Origin Learning

Gone are the days when class room training was the only way to learn. Ever since internet came into the picture, people have gotten creative in various fields. Technology has revolutionized the way we are living and learning methods are no exceptions. e-Learning is a relatively new technology that started popularizing among education centers and students in the past decade. It is not just restricted to education centers but is now open to industries, software, business learning, etc.

Easy Way to Monetize Online Courses

LearnDash

Almost anyone who is creating an online course thinks about the possibility of selling it for profit. The elearning industry is booming and there is plenty of room for people to get in on the action. However, even though it sounds straight-forward, selling courses is actually quite difficult. You could consider selling on Udemy, but then you give up a lot of freedoms with regards to building your brand, and you have to partake in their revenue share program.

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CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

eLearning for Call Centers

TalentLMS

Call center trainings are all about on-the-job training. Whether it’s the IVR (interactive voice response) training, scorecard keeping, improving First Call Resolution (FCR) or the Average Handle Time (AHT), trainings need to be carried out while the agent is on duty. Call centers experience invariable bouts of down-time that need to be managed with the right trainings for the right agent. Learning management systems deployed for call centers are not your regular systems.

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Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Mobile the final frontier. These are the voyages of mobile learning. To seek out new devices. To boldly go where no e-learning vendor has gone before, specifically LMS vendors who are now starting to get it. . To, ah forget it you now the rest, but what you may not know is the latest on the mobile learning front. The Saga. I already saw that mobile planet. Responsive – Talk to any LMS vendor (okay, a large swath of them) and they will tell you they have responsive for mobile. .

Create a Mirrored Image with Snagit 12

TechSmith Camtasia

Mirrored images are impressive and can add a bit of polish to your document cover, title slides, PowerPoint presentation, and more. Below are the steps to create a mirrored image with Snagit 12. Need some images to practice with? Get them here: [link]. Let’s Go! Copy Image. With your image open in Editor, select Tools tab > Copy All button. (Or, Or, Ctrl + C.). Increase Canvas Size. Grab the bottom handle on the canvas and drag downward to increase the size of the canvas.

Action Mapping for ELearning

eFront

Ever wondered why the best laid plans for eLearning go awry? Why the human resources managers are unhappy and why the employees fail to perform? This is despite the good scores they achieve in your eLearning courses. Sure enough, you developed entertaining content, complete with game-show style quizzes. Your course registration and completion rates are better than ever. And the testimonials and ratings by employees are in an all time high.

Nashville Notes: Book Your Room Before It’s Gone

Trivantis

Here’s at Trivantis, we’re counting down the days until the 2015 Lectora® User Conference on April 29 – 30. We hope you’re just as excited! To help you plan your time in Nashville, we found a few hotels for you to stay at, and we got some pretty awesome group rates for our LUC 2015 attendees. Special hotel room rates are available until the dates below OR until the group block is sold out—so make sure you reserve your room right away! Renaissance Nashville Hotel — Main Conference Hotel.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

The Innovation Desk: How Autodesk Inventor is the Key to Innovative Success

OpenSesame

Thomas Edison said: “Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration,” but he sure didn’t have Autodesk Inventor. In honor of today being Innovation Day, we’re shining the spotlight on Autodesk Inventor and how this software can work for you! This 3D Mechanical CAD software is excellent for creating 3D prototypes of just about anything and can turn your imagination into reality.

Revealing a Critical Sharing-economy Paradox: Onboarding by Donna Wells

Learning Solutions Magazine

The “sharing economy” is one of the latest disruptive developments that executives and senior leaders, as well as learning. and talent development managers, must be aware of and take into account in their strategies and planning. Onboarding is a. particularly critical activity that companies frequently overlook as they execute their strategy. Here are some thoughts on. the challenge. Emerging Topics Management Training Strategies

New Feature! Log In Using Social Media Sites

DigitalChalk eLearning

DigitalChalk has released a brand new feature that gives your students an easy way to sign in (easier than logging in with an email and password). With this new feature, you can allow students to login by simply connecting Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ to your organization. How does the instructor set it up? We’ve created a great walk-through for you on our developer’s site (don’t let that scare you, you don’t need to be a developer to do this).

Cisco Expands Certification Portfolio: Collaboration, IP Voice, Digital Video by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

New Collaboration Certifications help transform the way work is done, addresses IP voice and digital video workplace. transformation and evolving job roles. Emerging Topics Learning Media Mobile Learning Professional Development Social Media

How to Select the Right Training Software for Your Company

Creating a training program for your organization can be a daunting task. Luckily, there are many platforms that offer lots of solutions. How do you decide which one is right for you? Learn about the features to look for and questions to ask before making an important investment in your company’s future.

New Feature! Login Using Social Media Sites

DigitalChalk eLearning

DigitalChalk has released a brand new feature that gives your students an easy way to sign in (easier than logging in with an email and password). With this new feature, you can allow students to login by simply connecting Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ to your organization. How does the instructor set it up? We’ve created a great walk-through for you on our developer’s site (don’t let that scare you, you don’t need to be a developer to do this).

HTML5 can transform eBooks even if authors don't code

Aptara

HTML5 can transform eBooks even if authors don't code. Accessibility across a number of devices has become a primary objective of content producers in just about every field.

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B2B buyers prefer mobile-friendly content

Aptara

B2B buyers prefer mobile-friendly content. The process of providing information for B2B buyers has changed a great deal over the past few years, especially due to the fact that professionals have begun directing their fact-finding expeditions themselves. Rather than calling up a prospective seller and getting answers directly from the officials there, prospects are using the Internet to determine exactly which product will be the best for their needs.

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