Tue.Aug 29, 2017

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


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.

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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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.

How Data Analytics Helps Boosting Your E-Learning Experience


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.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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


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.

3 Keys to Building a Culture of Accountability: Video


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

5 Reasons PowerPoint Is Better Than You Think

eLearning Brothers

To most users PowerPoint is a great tool for banging out a quick presentation when a superior requires information or when a teacher assigns a country to present on. And because of the breadth AND depth of PowerPoint, it is perfectly suited for those tasks.

How Microlearning Will Shape the Future of Work

ATD Learning Technologies

When I first started experimenting with microlearning in 2010, Amazon sold one book on the topic: The Didactics of Microlearning. Written in dense academic text translated from German, the book made me feel like I was slogging through an instruction manual for an infinitely complex blender.

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


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.

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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

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.

Integrate your Webinar Tool with your LMS


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.

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.

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

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?

Why Emerging LMS Platforms are Disrupting the Learning Experience


If you were to compare a Learning Management System (LMS) to home entertainment, then a traditional LMS would be a DVD and a modern LMS would be streaming HD media (Netflix or Hulu.)

Is training personalization feasible in corporate learning?


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.

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.

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.

4 Factors that Decide the Cost of Your Rapid E-learning Solution

CommLab India

This blog will lay out the four big contributors that directly affect how much your rapid e-learning solution will cost. Learning Technology Rapid eLearning

Vertical development or why leaders thrive on experience


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.

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

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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.

Adobe Captivate 2017 – New “Shared Advanced Actions” turned out to be a huge timesaver

Swift eLearning Services

Adobe Captivate 10 now revived as Adobe Captivate 2017 brought many exciting features and enhancements for eLearning designers by making it more advanced compared to its prior version i.e. Adobe Captivate 9. The major improvement is the enhancements into the world of responsive eLearning with its new fluid box concept.

New Challenge, New Approach


Throughout August, we are turning our focus toward workplace technology adoption—why it’s important, how it’s achieved, and how companies and employees can benefit from it.

What’s a Call Sheet?


What’s a Call Sheet? In corporate video production, the call sheet is an agenda for the day. It includes report times, location addresses, plans for meals, and relevant contact information for everyone involved that day, and it can include shot and prop lists.

5 Ways Learning Analytics Has Influenced Corporate Training

CommLab India

This post provides functional and training managers with an insight into the ways in which learning analytics has influenced corporate training programs. Learning Technology Learning Analytics

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

Craig Weiss: “Growth Engineering Top in my NextGen Rankings”

Growth Engineering

This week, the Growth Engineering superheroes are in full celebration mode. Learning tech titan, Craig Weiss, has named our Academy LMS the best of the best in his NextGen LMS Grid and we’re over the moon!

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.

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.

Right size your PowerPoint imports

Adobe Captivate

Importing your PowerPoint slides into Captivate is as easy as 1-2-3! Simply follow the steps in this blog. However, there may be circumstances when the dimensions of the imported PowerPoint slides do not match properly with Captivate slides.