Tue.Aug 29, 2017

Don’t Restart Scenario-Based Learning, Go Back

Experiencing eLearning

In my previous posts, I shared tips for managing the complexity of branching scenarios and some ideas on how long to let learners go down the wrong path. At some point in that wrong path, you have to redirect learners.

When Learning Games Go Small: The Four Principles of Design

Knowledge Guru

The education game market continues to grow rapidly, and mobile games are the dominant force within this market.

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How Data Analytics Helps Boosting Your E-Learning Experience

G-Cube

Whitepaper on Analytics in Learning. As more aspects of everyone’s daily lives are integrated with technology, the way people amend their ways of attaining knowledge and recording that information has become the prime key to the e-learning industry today.

New Pricing Model to Disrupt L&D Industry Bringing Microlearning to SMB

mLevel

mLevel Offering Award Winning Performance-Based Learning Platform to the Masses. Atlanta, GA : mLevel announced a brand-new pricing model in which businesses of all sizes – from 1 to 1,000,000 employees – can utilize the latest in learning technologies that promise to positively impact employee performance. Expanding the Reach of Microlearning.

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How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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A comparison between organised and self-organised learning in the workplace

Jane Hart

What is the difference between L&D organised and managed learning AND self-organised and self-managed learning? In the graphic below I have compared some of the activities of both approaches to learning in the workplace. Although most interest still focuses on the top half of the graphic – ie providing services … Social learning

6 Steps to Start Making a Video Tutorial Program

Visual Lounge

Creating a video tutorial series is a great go-to strategy for any training program and when done right, it creates a more manageable learning experience, with content that’s easily reusable. To get started, check out our six steps to start making a video tutorial program. #1

How to Gain Executive Buy-In for Your Learning Technology Project

OpenSesame

Technology that is difficult to use and hinders processes defeats the reason we use technology in the first place – that is to say, to increase efficiency, accuracy, etc. For L&D professionals, this type of pain is often felt when stuck using an outdated learning management system (LMS). You might very well understand the many benefits of upgrading your LMS ; however, your executive team might not immediately see the full value of a investing in modern learning technology.

How to Turn PowerPoint Slides into Videos

Visual Lounge

Approximately 35 million PowerPoint presentations are given each day , but most people tune out of a presentation within the first ten minutes. How can you keep them focused? Images and other visuals can help. What if you were to take that one step further and turn PowerPoint slides into videos?

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.

11 Popular (Free) Plugins Used with LearnDash

LearnDash

Every single WordPress site out there uses plugins, and usually more than one. In order for you to achieve the perfect learning environment configuration you will need to use a combination of plugins. It is one of the reasons why people choose WordPress in the first place. The hype of “all in one” is just that: hype. A true all-in-one option doesn’t exist (nor should it) because not everyone’s learning program has the same requirements.

What Is a Microlesson? by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

A microlesson is “not as much about length as it is single purpose,” according to Diane Elkins, owner of Artisan eLearning. Emerging Topics Mobile Learning Training Strategies

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started with ELearning Podcasting – Interview with Tim Green

JoomlaLMS

Last week we shared with you an interview with John Colley, the owner of the “The Optimistic Entrepreneur” podcast, in which John told us about the things to know to get started with eLearning podcasting. The interview got many views.

Integrate your Webinar Tool with your LMS

LearnUpon

Integrating a webinar tool with your LMS saves you precious time and effort. When delivering courses that contain webinar sessions you’ll want to ensure it’s as straightforward as possible and that you have access to all of your data in one system.

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

The Importance of Training in Each Stage of the Employee Lifecycle

SHIFT eLearning

Every job position should be viewed in its entirety, from the hiring process to retirement (or resignation/firing). Organizations must provide the circumstances and resources necessary to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities of their employees every step of the way.

Simple Screencast Production Tips for Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Screencast tutorials are some of the most common forms of online training. This makes sense since a large part of e-learning is predicated on learning new software. One challenge is creating effective and engaging screencasts.

Digital Disruption in Financial Services, what are the future trends?

Unicorn Training

The financial services industry is evolving and with the rise of digital technology, we can only expect to see this change at an even quicker rate over the next few years.

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Imagined futures 1: telecommunications

Learning with e's

Image source unknown I'm fascinated by vintage 'future' visions - the way people in the past thought we might live in this century. Known as retrofuturism - this is the history of predictions. To that end, I'm writing a series of posts that feature ideas, images and visions of the 21st century.

National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

3 Keys to Building a Culture of Accountability: Video

Pract.us

Organizations with a culture of accountability have higher performance, employee engagement, and creative innovation than their competitors. Most executives recognize these benefits.

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Development Maps: A Roadmap to Performance

Actio Learning

Every journey starts with a single step. Development Maps ensure its in the right direction. A Development Map is a single tool shared by employees, managers, and the L & D function. Employees use the Map to plot their journey and their career arc.

Is training personalization feasible in corporate learning?

eFront

We live in a world where everything personalized sells. Just take a look at your social media feeds. Algorithms track every post that you ‘like’ or comment and fill your feed with posts (or ads) that you would most likely engage in.

How to Plug Game-Based Learning Into Your Training

CommLab India

Learn about the best ways to implement game-based learning in your training. eLearning Design game based learning

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Training Project Mistakes Series, Tips 9 & 10!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

We’re down to our last 2 tips! Numbers 9 & 10! We hope this series has helped you navigate your current project, or eased the. Read More. The post Training Project Mistakes Series, Tips 9 & 10! appeared first on AXIOM Learning Solutions. Partner Posts Uncategorized feedback leadership Linda Wade mistakes project tips training

How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

WBT Systems

Association members encounter an overwhelming amount of information every day from organizations pushing themselves into the already crowded professional development space. No matter how hard you sell your online course or educational program, your prospect’s purchasing decision is most influenced by what others tell them or what they see others do—that’s the power of social proof.

Vertical development or why leaders thrive on experience

Matrix

Leadership development is vital for the survival and growth of any organization. Hiring talent is in itself a difficult endeavor. Keeping talented people on board is increasingly complicated and harnessing their leadership abilities seems harder than ever before.

The Secret to Adding Context to Training Content

InSync Training

BYTE Session Recap. As we all know, blended learning is all the rage these days! We know that selecting authentic design treatments for each defined learning objective creates the most impactful training experience.

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.

Converting Microsoft PowerPoint presentations to HTML5 (web pages)

Adobe Captivate

Products used in this example: Adobe Captivate (2017 release). Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. In this blog post, you will learn how to easily convert your PowerPoint slides into interactive and engaging web-enabled presentations using HTML5. If you do not have the 2017 release of Adobe Captivate, download a trial version of Captivate.