Thu.Nov 08, 2018

How To Improve Communication in E-Learning


Effective communication in online learning can improve student outcomes and satisfaction. Of all the challenges facing online education, lack of personal contact with instructors probably tops the list. Learner completion rates are often low, and isolation and lack of support are frequently-cited culprits for their lack of engagement. Instructors therefore have plenty of motivation to find ways to reduce isolation and improve support.

Making Multiple Choice work

Clark Quinn

For sins in my past, I’ve been thinking about assessments a bit lately. And one of the biggest problems comes from trying to find solutions that are meaningful yet easy to implement. You can ask learners to develop meaningful artifacts, but getting them assessed at scale is problematic.

What is a Learning Consultant?

ej4 eLearning

And How Are They the Key to Corporate Learning? Sometimes I am amazed at (and proud of!) the loyalty our clients show us. We have a 95% client retention rate, and several of our clients have been with us since Day 1—meaning they have been clients for 14 years and running. Training & Development

How to Design and Deliver Leadership Training with an LMS


There are a variety of critical skills gaps in the workplace, including the corporate leadership skills gap. “A A glaring gap exists between the leadership skills organizations have now and the ones they will need in five years,” stated the Association for Talent Development.

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.

Spotlighting Clark Quinn in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

Jane Hart

I am delighted that Clark Quinn will be joining us on Tuesday 29 January 2019. The title of Clark’s session is Professionalism in Practice: Debunking Learning Myths, Superstitions, and Misconceptions . Modern Workplace Learning

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Social Bookmarking: Your Favorites Really Want to be Free

Mike Taylor

Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced any of these things: A computer crash wiped out all of the favorites from your web browser. You wanted to access a bookmark on your work computer from home (Or vice versa).

Learning Agility: Teams, Tools, and Systems

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learning Agility: Teams, Tools, and Systems. arun-pradhan. Thu, 11/08/2018 - 01:00

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The Death of Adobe Flash Is Round the Corner: Are Your eLearning Courses Ready for It?

CommLab India

The decision by Adobe to stop updating and supporting Flash by 2020 will have severe implications on e-learning development. Find out the reasons and implications of the decision. Learning Technology Flash to HTML5 Conversion

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10 Ways to Work Smarter Next Year

The eLearning Coach

Learning professionals often wear many hats so it can make you feel like you're drowning in work. Working smarter is a goal worth trying to achieve. Here are ten ways to work smarter. Business

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.

Guide to Building the Perfect Workday


Planning out your workday can be stressful. In fact, most of us aren’t really planning it out as much as we’re just trying to get through it. Luckily enough, this helpful hour-by-hour guide will help break things down. 6:00 a.m. Wake Up and Ditch the Coffee.

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DiscoverLink Awards Winners of Best Custom Login Page and Success Story of the Year


Last month at DiscoverLink’s third annual client conference, LinkUp, attendees voted for winners of the Best Custom Login Page and the Success Story of the Year contests. The winners were announced on October 9, 2018, at the LinkUp Celebration Dinner held at Bahama Breeze in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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6 Ways to Promote Psychological Safety in the Workplace


Want to drastically improve your team’s performance ? Then, psychological safety needs to start being a priority. Psychological safety is simply a measure of how comfortable employees are with expressing ideas and concerns, as well as sharing challenges and successes.

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Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

It’s no secret – recently social media has had a rough ride. So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? Maybe the answer lies in the beauty of a simple human truth: “Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.”

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 Communicate Winning Sales Techniques With Automated ‘Win Reports’


This blog is written by Maxine Jackson, a member of Allego’s award-winning Customer Success team. A famous thought experiment goes something like this: “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” The logical answer is yes.

How Cisco Ties Continuous Learning to Business Objectives


Cisco is not only ranked #62 on the Fortune 500 List, they’re also ranked #48 on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2018.

9 Surprisingly Common Manager Mistakes


With great power comes great responsibility—and a whole lot of room for error. Whether you’re running day-to-day business operations yourself or counting on a team of managers, it’s important to identify leadership pitfalls in your organization.

3 Strategies for Building Resiliency Across Your Organization

Training Industry

3 Strategies for Building Resiliency Across Your Organization - Read more by Taryn Oesch on Training Industry. Uncategorized leadership mindfulness resilience

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.

You and Your E-Learning Vendor: Make the Most of Your Partnership

CommLab India

Getting the most out of your e-learning vendor is crucial to the success of your outsourcing partnership. Get relevant insights on this aspect. eLearning Design elearning vendor

The Top 7 Ways the Internet Has Changed Learning

Gutenberg Technology

In 1980, schools were just beginning to include computer courses as a standard practice. Today, the way teachers and students use the internet is mind-blowing. Over the past decade in particular, education has changed dramatically due to the influence and abilities of the Internet.

Learning Programs From the Future


At this year’s Learnapalooza conference I had the pleasure of presenting a workshop to attendees on meeting the needs of multimodal learners. As a part of this content creator’s deep dive, the group participated in an Innovation Game titled, “Remember the Future.”.

E-learning: The Solution for Quick Market Growth

CommLab India

E-learning opens a new door to everyone. Its customized learning solutions offer advancements and efficiencies to the organization, at an affordable cost. eLearning Design eLearning

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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.

[Infographics] Is your workforce ready for tomorrow?

Learning Wire

According to a recent study by the McKinsey Global Institute, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) is having an important impact on the nature of work. As work will likely be organized differently within companies, current workforce skills could quickly become outdated or obsolete.

The 4 Most Complete Functional LMSs for Healthcare

iSpring Solutions

Medical professionals of the 21st century are expected to continuously update their skills and to keep abreast of the changing… Read More. Tools Corporate Training

Introducing Episode 6 of our Soft Skills Series: Building a Fearless Team

Learning Wire

Successful organizations harness the power of their employees’ ideas, expertise, and passions. Every contribution counts. But how can companies encourage staff to speak up?

Choosing Between Custom E-learning and Off-the-Shelf Courses: A 7-Point Checklist

CommLab India

Making the choice between custom e-learning and off-the-shelf courses can be daunting, especially when you are unaware of the benefits that each offers. This post gives you a checklist to help you make that choice. eLearning Design Custom eLearning

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.

The Best eLearning Websites to Bookmark


From webinars and eBooks to design tips and podcasts, there’s an immense amount of eLearning websites and resources available online. For every training challenge, there are hundreds of eLearning experts online who have been there, done that, and have a wealth of advice to offer.

6 Free eLearning Career eBooks: The Ultimate List

eLearning Industry

This article gathers 6 free eLearning Career eBooks, containing insight from the industry’s top experts. They contain fundamental knowledge to get you started, backing you up with much sought experience that you were lacking at the beginning. In this free eBook, you’ll find tips on designing eLearning projects, courses, managing the eLearning project and your team, and much more info that will place you many steps ahead in the market. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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AR and VR Can Drive Behavior Change—Without Breaking the Bank

Learning Solutions Magazine

AR and VR Can Drive Behavior Change—Without Breaking the Bank. pamela-hogle. Thu, 11/08/2018 - 01:00