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

G-Cube

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.

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.

How Content Curation Wins the Day

Learning Rebels

. ( I originally wrote this post for my Litmos Blog – here ). When it comes to content curation, finding information on the internet is not the problem.

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3 LearnDash Enhancements (and a Bonus!)

LearnDash

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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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.

31 Ways to Help Employees Handle Change

Pract.us

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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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.

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)?

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

Pract.us

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

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6 Benefits of eLearning for the Cybersecurity Industry

TOPYX LMS

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

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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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.

Abrams' Guide to Grammar: Third Edition

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

We are proud to announce that our newest book, Abrams' Guide to Grammar: Third Edition, is now available on Amazon.com.   About The Book.   Using IconLogic’s proven “skills & drills” training approach, this user-friendly, concise grammar reference is designed for word people—writers, editors, proofreaders, managers, administrative staff, and students.   Abrams’ Guide to Grammar: Third Edition covers problems of grammar and punctuation.

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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.

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

Advantages of Online Customer Onboarding

WizIQ

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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[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.

Social Assessment™ at Work in Financial Services

D2L

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

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

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

TalentLMS

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.

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

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.

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.

For the love of learning

Litmos

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!

Infographic: Gamification and eLearning

Roundtable Learning

Take a look at some of the top Gamification statistics for the eLearning industry

Increasing Productivity in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

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.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Pale Blue Dot

The E-Learning Curve

The original Pale Blue Dot photograph of planet Earth was taken by Voyager 1, 28 years ago today, as part of the Solar System family portrait. Its purpose as a semantic denotation, or what what Jonassen would call "an object to think with" inevitably leads to Carl Sagan's famous discourse.

4 Ways to Use Video In 2018’s Sharing Economy

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Sharing requires communication and team effort. The workplace has recognized such patterns intensively over the last decade, and so has 2018’s sharing economy. The use of paper is decreasing while project collaborations via Google Drive and Dropbox are increasing and on the verge of becoming standard corporate procedure both in-house and among remote, distributed workforces. With that we enter a new form of collaboration that goes beyond the office.

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.