Fri.Jun 07, 2019

5 Gestalt Grouping Principles to Make Instructional Design More Meaningful

42 Design Square

Gestalt psychology relates to the principles by which humans perceive the real world and organize objects into a perceptual whole. Let’s briefly review how the Gestalt principles can help design more effective instruction and elearning.

Insight Curation: Are We Accelerating or Protecting Productivity?

Living in Learning

By now content curation is a well-known activity that is credited for saving time in the search, retrieval and distribution of bulk knowledge/information.

Integrating Motivation with Instructional Design

B Online Learning

As an Instructional Designer, motivating learners is an important consideration because in reality learners are not always motivated to learn. They are busy, […]. The post Integrating Motivation with Instructional Design appeared first on B Online Learning. Articulate Design Development

Top 10 Ways to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Your Training Edge

Everyone has some sort of fear, even if it is a small one. Maybe you are afraid of speaking in front of people or asking your boss for that raise. You might be afraid to go to rehab for drinking or afraid of telling people no. There are many things you can be fearful of.

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Beyond Face-to-Face: Solving the Digital Practice Problem

Speaker: Bryan Naas, Director of Sales Enablement, Lessonly

Just like training and practice is the cornerstone of any top athlete or artist, the same is true in the workplace. But in the world of sales, practice is often restricted to conference room role-playing and in-person scenarios. Join Bryan Naas, Sales Enablement Director at Lessonly, to learn the tactics you can use to make digital practice a part of the fabric of your teams’ daily schedules.

Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

Blue Sky eLearn

Your association is most effective when you’ve created a strong community of members who value opportunities for professional development.

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ARTICULATE STORYLINE: Master Slides vs Layouts: What's the Difference?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to working efficiently in Articulate Storyline, few things top the proper use of Slide Masters. When I teach my beginner Storyline class, students are always surprised to learn that Storyline supports masters and, even better, that master slides are so easy to use.   One of the more common misunderstandings when it comes to slide masters is the difference between a slide master and layout slides.   Consider the relationship between a parent and child.

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5 Ways to Encourage Continuous Learning through Online Training

CommLab India

Encouraging continuous learning in online training creates a win-win situation. Here are 5 ways to encourage continuous learning using online training. eLearning Design Online Training

Custom User Fields: How to Use Them, and Where to View Them


Whether you are training employees or customers, local or international, you may require more information from your users than just their username and email address. For example: For employees: Who do they report to? For physicians: What is their specialty?

5 Essential Components of Interactive Instructional Feedback

42 Design Square

The instructional value of any interactive learning experience lies in the feedback provided. This post lists the five components that go into crafting the best instructional feedback.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

What Are The Features Of Corporate Microlearning And Who Is It Good For?

eLearning Industry

Microlearning is no longer just a passing trend in eLearning and has become a tried, tested and true method to educate learners efficiently in corporate eLearning.

7+/-2 Things to Remember for Effective Instructional Design

42 Design Square

Instructional designers can leverage the psychological principles of human memory to design more effective elearning. Listed below are few best practices. Organize information meaningfully. Five or six bullets are not acceptable; try harder.

6 Creative Ways To Incorporate Plot Twists Into Your Compliance Online Training Course

eLearning Industry

Everyone likes a good twist ending that challenges preconceived notions. But how can you incorporate this popular literary device into your compliance online training to catch employees off guard? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Automated Rise Edit with RiseWise


What’s RiseWise? Recently I’ve been using Articulate Rise for performance support and quick learning projects. Project 99 where we’re building. elearning Gamification, Game-based learning and Game-thinking JavaScript L&D Rise

3 Tips to Measure and Analyze the ROI of your Custom eLearning Solution

Providing engaging and relevant eLearning for your learners can be a sizable investment. How do you measure both the quantitative and qualitative results of your efforts? These 3 tips show you how to do a big picture analysis so you can give a full account on your next eLearning project.

Changing Paradigms In Corporate Training

eLearning Industry

The corporate world is changing at a fast pace because of the advent of new technologies developed to make the processes cost-efficient, quality delivering and satisfactory. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Improve Your ROI With Augmented Reality: What You Need to Know

Learning Solutions Magazine

Improve Your ROI With Augmented Reality: What You Need to Know. bill-brandon. Fri, 06/07/2019 - 01:00

The Role Of Neural Machine Translation In eLearning Localization

eLearning Industry

Corporations need to communicate with international audiences more than ever before. Some turn to machine translation, but machines still lack the ability to effectively translate the meaning of creative phrases or any type of relevant cultural idiom for training purposes. Here's a solution!

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 7, 2019

Mike Taylor

“Dialogue is the most powerful learning technology on earth.” ” -Jay Cross. Happy Friday! It has been a beautiful and busy week around here. I’m getting super excited hang out with Mathia Vermuelen and everyone at LearningTechDay in Belgium (June 17-18).

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.

Reflecting on practice

Learning with e's

Reflection on practice is vital for all professionals, not only to improve their performance, but also to help them to think critically about their domain of expertise.

Learning Pool Acquires HT2 Labs

eLearning Industry

Leading online learning company, Learning Pool, has today announced the acquisition of HT2 Labs, the Oxfordshire-based learning innovation company best known for its market-leading Learning Locker and Curatr products. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Top eLearning Content Providers For Microlearning 2019

Adobe Captivate

There’s something about the “five-meal-a-day” diet plan that a lot of folks in the nutrition circles recommend—small amounts of food at regular intervals rather than heavy intakes twice or thrice a day. The scenario with learning is no different. A learning overdose can put learners off.

6 Healthcare Training LMS Features to Utilize


Your LMS should be a powerhouse of innovation for your CE healthcare training program that improves productivity, streamlines operations, and empowers superior learning experiences. In this post, we’ll look at six must-have-features that you shouldn’t go without.

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Classic Learning Research in Practice – The Perfect Blend

Adobe Captivate

Unlocking the true potential of your human capital, demands a solution that goes beyond training. A complete Learning Solution facilitated by training but enriched with communication and on the job practice, moves a knowledgeable workforce to an experienced one.

Immersive experts: Q and A with Olivia Lory-Kay

Brightwave Group

Ahead of our Remixing Reality session Senior Consultant Olivia Lory Kay shares her story and explores the exciting future of immersive for learning. Hi Olivia! Can you tell us a bit about your background in immersive? My background in immersive is within theatre.

How to Train Retail Employees Using eLearning

Enyota Learning

Training retail employees with eLearning as the go-to option is perfect because online stores have revolutionized the buying habits of customers and traditional training cannot fill this gap. The tussle between online stores and retail stores doesn't seem to slow down.

7 tips to make your Alphabet game totally addictive


The Alphabet game is one of our star resources. It’s a game where the letters of the alphabet are laid out in a circle and the user has to answer a series of questions. The answers either begin with or contain the selected letter. This is a great game to include in your course.

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A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.