Fri.Dec 08, 2017

The Missing Metric: Why the Learning Industry Doesn’t Track ROI


Why is ROI not a commonly used metric for success in learning? Over the past 4 years, I have come to know many learning professionals. I’ve met ones who specialize in content creation, instructional design, learning technology and general instruction. When I ask the question of how they measure the success of their programs, ROI (Return on Investment) are three letters that are not often heard.

Training Vision 4: The Training Vision

Your Training Edge

Summary: Now that you have assessed the organization, the industry, and your most important internal clients, it’s time to take a good look at your vision for the training department.

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We are the champions - what sport can teach us about culture


It is often said that culture is at the heart of all successful teams. The culture of a sporting club is generally linked to its success on and off the field.

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The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther, COTP. Raise your hand if this is you. You want to animate something on a slide and then on the next slide, you want that same object to do something else.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

How to Optimize Top Team Performance

CLO Magazine

Organizations need great leaders who can identify emerging challenges, inspire their team and turn strategy into effective action. Those needs have been intensifying as business changes come at an exponential speed.

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Teaching Tech Talent: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

CLO Magazine

Programmer working in a software developing company office Gone are the days when software developers and other IT employees would learn by themselves, peering at books and manuals over their large, thick-rimmed glasses. OK, so maybe that’s an old stereotype.

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LMS- What is it & Why should I care?


LMS- What is it & Why should I care? A learning management system or ( LMS ) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of educational courses or training programs.

How to Empower Employee-Built Workplace Learning


The enterprise learning culture is shifting. As employees become increasingly connected to each other and company information through today’s technology, they have reset their expectations … Continued. Blended Learning Corporate Learning Trends D2L Partner Ecosystem

VitalSource Acquires Technology Platform Intrepid Learning

CLO Magazine

VitalSource, a North Carolina-based educational and training content company, acquired Seattle-based Intrepid Learning, the companies announced on Dec.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

4 Fabulous Ways to Leverage Virtual Reality for Online Training

CommLab India

This blog showcases the importance of virtual reality in online learning. eLearning Design Online training

Graphic Designers: Do You Need One on Your Learning Team?

The Learning Dispatch

The Importance of Having a Learning Development Graphic Designer. Do I need a graphic designer on my learning development team? Generally, I prefer to weigh the sides of an issue and make a carefully nuanced decision; but when it comes down to it, you need a graphic designer on your team.

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Why are Global Organizations Opting for E-learning Translation?

CommLab India

Why is e-learning translation important? Read on to find out. Training Translations translating eLearning courses

Blended Learning for Student Success Begins with Professional Development


The decision to adopt a new program, technology, or methodology is exciting and at times terrifying. Many districts are exploring the benefits of technology by … Continued. Blended Learning Professional Development

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Why Use Simulations for Online Sales Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check our infographic to know the five advantages of simulations for online sales training. eLearning Design Simulation-based Learning

This Week in Corporate Learning: How to Prepare Employees for the Future


Stay up-to-date on the latest corporate learning news in learning with these trending articles. Corporate Learning Trends

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Sex, Bitcoin, and the Blockchain Brothel


I’m always trying to learn something new. Every day… So last night I was out with a friend of mine who is fabulously wealthy and amazingly smart. And we were eating dinner and talking about investments, retirement, 401K’s, reverse mortgages, and the California housing market after the fires. It was a calm and educational meal […]. Managing Minds

Deliver Learning Opportunities, Decrease Learning Barriers: A Mobile Ecosystem


The average college student is busier than ever. Between balancing coursework, a job (or several) and family responsibilities, it can be difficult to stay focused … Continued. Partner Ecosystem

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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.

iSpring Tech Support Recognized as Best of 2017

iSpring Solutions

Once a year, Capterra selects learning management systems with the best customer support. This fall, the Best Customer Support badge… Read More.

This Week in Ed Tech: Applying Technology Feedback


Stay up-to-date on the latest news in learning with these trending articles. Technology This Week in EdTech

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Mea culpa

Experience API

I’m sorry. My bad. Mea culpa. I wrote this all the way back in September, and I told you I’d follow it up with a further post one week later. It’s now eleven weeks and one day later and I still don’t have an answer for you. To be honest, I am struggling to discern which pieces of work would best support the xAPI community and Rustici Software. We’re talking about it here frequently, and haven’t reached consensus.

Digital Learning, Brand and Communications: The Holy Trinity

Adobe Captivate

I f you’re a Digital Learning professional at a reasonably sized organisation or larger, you’ll most likely be liaising with both an Internal Brand and Internal Communications team. The three teams can support one another in a number of ways and form an effective partnership. Brand. Let’s start with how a Digital Learning Team can work with the Brand team.

Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

Digitally agile research

Learning with e's

When my old friend and former colleague Oliver Quinlan invited me to write a chapter for his new book, I didn't need to take long to decide. The title of the book itself was enough to convince me to participate in the project.

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Learning Record Store (LRS)

Adobe Captivate

Does anyone out there have experience in successfully implementing an LRS; with or without an LMS? I’m really interested in how simple (or not) this would be to build and what data is made available once it’s up and running. Discussion common data e-learning LMS lrs