Tue.Jan 09, 2018

Training vs. Just-In-Time Resources: 5 Tools You Can Use Today

Bottom-Line Performance

Eight years ago, I wrote a blog post on training versus learning. I was frustrated because clients often asked for “training” courses (eLearning, in particular) when what they really wanted to do was communicate information.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! What is a trend, anyway? And how much do trends matter? As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag.

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Meet Our New Styles

eLearning Brothers

You know what they say—“new year, new styles!” Wait, that’s not the expression? Well, around here it is because we’ve added two new Styles to the eLearning Brothers Template Library and that’s just the beginning. You’re going to want to check these out! A Style is a design template family.

Why We Need to Focus on Personalized Learning by Jeff Batt

Learning Solutions Magazine

Instead of one-size-fits-all learning, designers need to focus on personalized learning that tailors content to give individual. learners options. Design Strategies Instructional Design Training Strategies

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.

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Vortex of the Workplace and Microlearning Fix - Tip #164

Vignettes Learning

In the 1997 disaster adventure film, Twister , Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton are storm-chasers researching tornadoes. They figure out a way to get the hurricane’s speed, directions, and behavior by positioning their machine inside the eye of the hurricane.

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The Heart of Successful Digital Adoption is Empathy


Digital adoption is usually looked at from a technological standpoint. What kind of tech can we build to make it more convenient to bank? What can we make easier, quicker, more cost effective? But the danger of this perspective is that we lose sight of who we’re making the tech for — the customer.

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6 “Non-Obvious” Online Learning Trends for 2018

WBT Systems

Rohit Bhargava spends thousands of hours each year spotting “non-obvious” trends he believes will change the world. We’re bringing six of them to your attention because we think they’re also non-obvious online learning trends for 2018. You can find all 15 trends Bhargava identified in his new book, Non-Obvious 2018 Edition: How to Predict Trends and Win the Future. #1: 1: Light-Speed Learning.

5 Steps to a CME Digital Content Strategy

Web Courseworks

Is there potential for developing a broader reach for your existing internal Continued Medical Education (CME) activities? What would be involved? Does your content strategy value only “in-the-moment” or to a greater audience?

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.

How to Create an Interactive Start Screen

Rapid eLearning

It’s common that when getting to a new web service or starting a new application you see some sort of instructions or start screen. Basically, the screen freezes your interaction with the site until you’re oriented and then lets you continue.

Let’s talk

Clark Quinn

“Conversations are the stem cells of learning.” ” – Jay Cross. I recently read something that intrigued me. I couldn’t find it again, so I’ll paraphrase the message. As context, the author was talking about how someone with a different world view was opining about the views of the author. And his simple message was “if you want to know what I, or an X, thinks, ask me or an X. Don’t ask the anti-X.”

Should Managers Be Replaced by Robots?

Training Industry

The post Should Managers Be Replaced by Robots? appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized automation management performance management

What are the ethics of L&D?


As our news headlines trumpet questions about ethics in workplace behavior and government, it sparks reflection on our own industry. What are our responsibilities? What behaviors should we practice, or avoid? There are several stakeholders we have to keep in mind. First, there are our learners.

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.

5 Ways Video-Based Learning Helps the Healthcare Industry

CommLab India

This blog enlightens training managers on the different ways video-based learning helps the healthcare industry. eLearning Design video based learning

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Integrating GoAnimate Animations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP. Our reader Linda Tromanhauser of ADP (Automatic Data Processing, Inc.) writes:  "We often use GoAnimate videos in eLearning.

Don’t Overthink Your Online Course


I have fielded many questions related to online courses over the years, and the biggest obstacles preventing them from launching are often self-imposed. Online courses offer a significant opportunity to earn extra income, supplement a consulting service, or to even start a business. The concept is pretty simple. Create a course that is split up into logical lessons and then sell it. As easy as it comes in terms of setting up.

How to turn your digital learning content into money


Take a look at how you can use your digital learning content to generate financial returns for your organisation. eLearning

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Do Millennials need special training?


A version of this post was originally published on August 23rd 2017, in Training Magazine. Millennials have taken the workplace by storm. Wherever you turn, there are more and more young employees. Millennials are already not only the largest living generation in America, but also of the workforce.

Building a Corporate University: Obtaining Buy-in

Your Training Edge

Summary: Before you can put your Corporate University assessments and resources into action, you must obtain buy-in from your organization’s executive team – or the executive who controls funding.

InSync Training's Top 10 Blogs of 2017

InSync Training

2017 was a big year for learning. Organizations focused on looking outside of the traditional learning box, looking to find ways to support learners in every moment of learning need, not just during formal instruction. There was a recognition that learning isn’t over just because the LMS indicates the learner completed a course.

Jazzercise Powered by Wisetail

Wisetail LMS

Wisetail helped Jazzercise, the world's largest dance-fitness company, engage their 8,300 franchises, create a direct line to corporate, and provide information on everything from ideas for themed classes to studio pricing. The post Jazzercise Powered by Wisetail appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All Case Studies

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.

Product Demo: Development Maps – Your Guide to Align and Unlock Performance

Actio Learning

Thank you Training Industry for hosting our Webinar: Development Maps - Your Guide to Align and Unlock Performance. Meeting the needs of the business, L&D, and the learner is often a challenge when designing learning solutions. Development maps are the key to aligning these needs.

Legacy Courses to HTML5 Conversion – 7 Tips to Select the Right Authoring Tool

CommLab India

This blog shares 7 tips to select the right eLearning authoring tool for converting legacy courses to the HTML5 format. Learning Technology HTML5

What is Better Learning?


As I begin my 19th year at Cinecraft, I’m taking time to reflect on our team’s accomplishments in 2017. We’ve collaborated with amazing new clients and added talented learning professionals to our team.

5 Winning Features of Storyline 3 that Help Develop Engaging E-Learning

CommLab India

This blog talks about five exciting new features in Storyline 3 that will add exciting options to e-learning design and will help you infuse creative ideas in your course design. Learning Technology Storyline

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Skill-Based vs Knowledge-Based Online Training


As shared in Forbes , the current generation of digitally savvy students has been passively trained by years of social media, e-commerce and online entertainment to expect a high-level user experience in all their digital interactions, with no exception for their educational institutions.

5 Compelling Reasons to Choose E-Learning for Food Safety Training

CommLab India

This blog will outline the reasons to use e-learning for food safety training. eLearning Design E-Learning

Cost of Training Vs. Cost of Not Training

Adobe Captivate

Human resources are the drivers of organization’s business endeavors. They cause business to win new opportunities and help grow further. Eventually, they also impact negatively on business results. Smart businesses recognize this critical constituent and act to turn it in their favor.