Fri.Dec 08, 2017

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

mLevel

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.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT QUICK TIP: Smoothly Animate with Morph

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.

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

Kineo

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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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.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT QUICK TIP: Smoothly Animate with Morph

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.   The problem is that you used motion paths to move this item from Point A to Point B on Slide 1 and then on Slide 2 you want that object to appear in the exact spot it ended on Slide 1 before it does something else. And getting that item in that exact spot is a total pain in the you-know-what.

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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.

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?

LearningZen

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

D2L

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

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.

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

D2L

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

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

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.

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

D2L

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

KnowledgeStar

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

D2L

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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[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

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 Ed Tech: Applying Technology Feedback

D2L

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.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

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.

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

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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