Wed.Feb 14, 2018

Mobile App Trends for 2018

Origin Learning

We look at some of the key mobile app trends and examine the categories of apps that will gain popularity in 2018. The Year of the Blockchain. The year 2017 saw terms like ‘Cryptocurrency’ and ‘Bitcoin’ enter the common lexicon.

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Employee Generated Learning, a transcending role for Instructional Designers 

Challenge to Learn

The e-Learning landscape is fundamentally changing. A while ago month I published a blog post about this change. In this blog post, I elaborated on how this transformation boils down to a shift away from content creation by instructional designers.

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Augmented And Virtual Reality Application In E-Learning


Awareness of VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) has reached right threshold level, driving innovative learning solutions to support an increasing number of opportunities across varied industry domains. Infographics Augmented Reality Infographic virtual reality

eLearning Authoring Tool Comparison

Association eLearning

There are lots of eLearning authoring tools out there. And you probably don’t have the money or time to work with all of them. Here’s a quick look at the most popular eLearning authoring tool types. See which one, or ones, might be a good fit for your organization.

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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How to Be a Strong Leader

Your Training Edge

We all know that coordinating a team and motivating its members might prove to be a challenging experience. You have to find their sources of motivation, to enhance them and to support the employees in their work.

Learning Systems for 2018 (#25 to #16)

eLearning 24-7

Here it begins. Oh wait. Here it starts. Oh, whatever. The debut. This year’s Top 50 learning systems for 2018 is now out, and we are doing it a bit different this year. Before diving into the high analysis of #11-20, a bit about the rankings.

3 LearnDash Enhancements (and a Bonus!)


We are well on our way into the new year and today I am pleased to share with you some enhancements we have been working on over the past couple months designed to improve your user experience with LearnDash. These improvements are the direct result of feedback you all have submitted.

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Make a Learning Love Connection: Five FACTS for Better e-Learning Courses 

Allen Interactions

by Ann Iverson , instructional designer | @iverson_ann. What is love, really? We can love our cars, homes, and flat-screen TVs, but purists will tell you, “You can’t love things, dummy. You can only love people.” Hmmm, you sure about that? Instructional Design Learner Engagement Ann Iverson Valentine's Day

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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.

The necessary program?

Clark Quinn

Things are moving faster, and careers are supposed to be changing more frequently. What does that mean for university degrees (or other employment preparation)?

Podcast - The Missing Piece of Great eLearning: An Interview with Marie Hoffman

InSync Training

When we begin creating eLearning or video elements for blended learning , our first thought often includes technology. We invest in platforms to create high-end designs. The polish usually ends there. When it comes to adding narration to our finished products, we turn to someone in the learning department and call it a day. This, Marie Hoffman argues, does a disserve to our learners and our instructional designs.

31 Ways to Help Employees Handle Change

If you’ve ever tried to implement organizational change, you’ll readily believe that it can cause as much stress in the workplace as personal problems like divorce and relocations. It can even cause employees to mistrust leadership and look for other jobs.

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6 Benefits of eLearning for the Cybersecurity Industry


There are numerous benefits of eLearning in the cybersecurity industry. As a field that runs on compliance and standardization, a robust learning management system (LMS) provides employees with a consistent, easy-to-access place to digest rules and regulations across all departments. Here is a closer look at just a few of the benefits of eLearning with an LMS in this rapidly changing industry: LMS eLearning LMS Learning Management 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.

Warren Buffet’s Advice on Hiring: The Best Training Articles of This Week

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Here at, we’re dedicated to making life easier for human resources managers, learning and development professionals, and business leaders.

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Advantages of Online Customer Onboarding


Online customer onboarding is a need of the hour. In today’s day and age, not only is it necessary to have a great product, but it is equally important to keep the customer engaged. Statistics show. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

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Social Assessment™ at Work in Financial Services


With the right feedback framework, today’s financial services (FS) firms can make the most out of mentorship and coaching, which are critically important tools for … Continued. Corporate Learning Trends Leadership Development Technical Skills

Want to Increase Learner Engagement through Microlearning? Try Byte-Sized Games

CommLab India

Discover how the combination of game-based learning elements and microlearning modules can increase the power of both. eLearning Design Gamified Byte-size Learning

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.

Even better than the real thing: can VR work for enterprise training?


Virtual Reality seems to have finally found its stride. First, there was the early nineties fad, of which only the cult movie “The Lawnmower Man” remains. Then there was the early hype behind Oculus Rift (first announced in 2012), which took four more years to materialize.

IEEE LTSC xAPI TAG to vote on proposing IEEE standardize xAPI

Experience API

Political intrigue. High stakes drama. Inside baseball. This post is about something that is important but not exciting. tl;dr. Facts: Next week, the IEEE LTSC xAPI TAG will be taking a vote about if and which aspects of xAPI 1.0.3 to propose to the broader IEEE for consideration as a standard. Opinions (mine): Somewhat important: standardization matters in that many organizations (particularly some outside the US) will care that xAPI has (eventually) been blessed by IEEE.

E-learning Turning Monotonous? Make It Interesting Again with Videos

CommLab India

Learn about the various learning benefits that using videos for digital training brings to the table. eLearning Design video based learning

For the love of learning


Happy Valentine's Day! Whether or not you've got someone special to snuggle up with on this venerable day of romance, there's still plenty to celebrate. As a learning pro, you can always wrap your arms around your noble career -- a profession aimed at helping, empowering, and improving other people!

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.

What is Blended Learning and When Does It Work Best? [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check our infographic to know the advantages blended learning offers organizations. eLearning Design Blended Learning

Abrams' Guide to Grammar: Third Edition

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

We are proud to announce that our newest book, Abrams' Guide to Grammar: Third Edition, is now available on   About The Book.

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Increasing Productivity in the Workplace


Highly engaged employees were found to be 26 percent more productive at work than their disengaged peers. How does this affect the bottom line for companies? One study found an increase in total returns of 13 percent.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018

Adobe Captivate

This article draws pointers from my eBook on the same subject, and I have created it as a short, ready reckoner on eLearning trends and predictions for 2018. What Are The eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018? We are going through a phase of significant and rapid “ learning transformation “. This has led to an adoption of new, immersive approaches to creating impactful learning that can lead to the required performance gain. This is not all.

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.

Starbucks Founder Says This is the Most Undervalued Characteristic of Leadership


There are many entrepreneurial and leadership success stories in the world–but there may be none better than Starbucks and Howard Schultz. The company’s original founders created a coffee company in the Pacific Northwest that only sold coffee beans. It was during these early years that Schultz, a young employee for Starbucks fell in love with the company and its brand, which lead him to want to make coffee more about the “experience.”

TRAINING (SYD) – Adobe Captivate Foundations Course

Adobe Captivate

Leaning Plan is delighted to announce our first ever public workshop, the Adobe Captivate Foundations Course. We’ll be running this two-day workshop, with ongoing one on one support, at Adobe’s office in Sydney on Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd February. Why are we so excited?

How to Create Accessible PDFs by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Contrary to common belief, not all PDFs are accessible. Learn how to create accessible PDFs—and why they benefit all learners. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies