Fri.Sep 22, 2017

Join Me in Phoenix with ATD’s Valley of the Sun Chapter, October 30-31, 2017


As we all know, informal learning in a social setting is one of the most powerful ways to change behavior and learn new skills, yet many of us struggle to find those opportunities for our own development.

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5 Ways to Inspire Millennials in the Workplace


Now accounting for the largest share of the labor market and set to comprise 46% of the workforce by 2020, millennials offer a massive resource … Continued. Professional Development Teaching and Training

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Curated Insights: 4 upcoming learning opportunities for learning professionals


As learning professionals, how much effort do we regularly dedicate to developing ourselves? I’ve heard the “joke” about L&D (learning and development) not having time to train L&D many, many times. It’s every L&D pro’s responsibility to eat their own dog food (yummy visual) and apply the same principles and methodologies they use in their client-facing work to their own personal and professional improvement. Industry events can be a powerful component of our development efforts.

Engage Learners in 7 Easy Ways Before Their eLearning Course Starts

Enyota Learning

How often have you thought of engaging your online learners prior to the commencement of their eLearning course?

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Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

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Special Report – Hacking in the MR World

eLearning 24-7

Earlier this year, I attended a VR/AR/MR conference in London, UK. While sitting in a session with a group of experts in the space, I raised my hand and asked a simple question, “What is being done to deal with hacking Mixed Reality.” ” Each expert (three on the panel) had no real answer. . None of them even had thought about it, until my question.

Helpful Tips for Flipping your Classroom


The school year is underway. Procedures have been established and your class has routines in place. So, why not take the next step and engage … Continued. Blended Learning Flipped Classroom Online Learning

6 key technology trends in higher education


The rise of data analytics, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, higher ed software and other key digital technologies has transformed virtually every industry – and higher education is no. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

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A Guide to Creating eLearning Courses Like a Pro


With eLearning and your LMS there are 2 routes you can take – either purchase pre-made courses or create your own. Lets assume that you have decided to create your own courses. Now what? Courses creation is both an art and science combined. It needs a focus on research to understand your audience and creative flair to deliver the contents in an engaging way. What we have done is created below a list of key things to consider when creating an eLearning course.

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.

Podcast: Sales Training with the Brain in Mind – Mike Simmons, Co-Founder of Catalyst Sale


If you’re thinking that this topic is only for those of us who directly design and deliver sales training, think again! Every learning professional must “sell” content and target behaviors to be effective.

Soft Leadership Training for Improved Negotiation Skills

Training Industry

“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love” (Mahatma Gandhi). When managed effectively, conflicts can be constructive by shaking up systems and structures. However, they can also be destructive by causing misunderstanding, distrust and violence, leading to legal and ethical issues. Conflicts cannot be eliminated, but their negative impact can be minimized through positive action and negotiation.

Playing the “Long Game” When Selling Courses


If starting a business was easy then everyone would be successful. Selling courses online is no different. Despite what some people may have you believe, starting a business selling online courses is not an easy path to riches.

Eclipsed – How the Great Eclipse of 2017 May Have Changed Our Brains Forever


On August 21, 2017, the shadow of the Moon raced across the U.S. from Salem, Oregon to Charleston South Carolina at an average speed of over 2,000 miles per hour. About twelve million lucky people lived along the path of totality.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Responsive Authoring Made Easy with Adobe Captivate

CommLab India

Want to develop powerful responsive courses? Think Adobe Captivate. Learning Technology Adobe Captivate

Besties4evr Ps and CP team up to create ultimate button update simplicity nirvana

Adobe Captivate

When it comes to using different Adobe products in conjunction with Captivate, you needn’t think of yourself as being Kofi Annan trying to get different Adobe assets sat round the same table engaging in meaningful dialogue.

Influence of Learning Analytics on Corporate Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check our infographic to learn how learning analytics has influenced corporate training programs, for the better. Learning Technology Rapid eLearning

eLearning: Developing Internally vs. Licensing Externally

Your Training Edge

eLearning is becoming an essential in learning and development, especially for organizations with diverse workforces. Keep in mind that a diverse workforce, in terms of learning, could be a group of employees who are physically together but learn at different paces.

Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

You know the benefits of extended enterprise. But how do you execute the plan? Learn more about the technical considerations that can help you create a strategy to manage the delivery and tracking of product training across a variety of systems.

Articulate Storyline 360 – What the In-house Expert Says

CommLab India

Find out why you should develop your e-learning courses using Storyline 360. Learning Technology Articulate 360

Mike Simmons – Sales Training with the Brain in Mind


Listen to Podcast: [link] If you’re thinking that this topic is only for those of us who directly design and deliver sales training, think again! Every learning professional must “sell” content and target behaviors to be effective.

Academy LMS: Ratings and Reviews

Growth Engineering

Ratings and reviews have become a major part of everyday life. People expect their opinions to be heard and this extends to your online training programme. Growth Engineering are here to make sure you don’t overlook this key piece of functionality.

Blended Learning: Must Know Strategies That Engage Learners


In today’s digital age, learners are fascinatingly complex. The instructional methods that are able to support their requirements and expectations have evolved greatly. The best part is these methods have now become a part and parcel of both teachers and students life with much success.

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!

The great user experience will make your employees train skills spontaneously


You’ve probably seen or read about employees using their mobile phones to train job skills on the bus or in the metro on their way to work. Or you’ve heard of managers giving individual feedback to employees on the go or in between meetings. They don’t check in because they have to. They use their online tools because they want to. That’s when great user experience design triggers engagement.

The eLearning Assist: Episode 2 Catchup – Structuring a good training program


Learning how to structure a good training program can be challenging, especially if you’ve never done it before.

5 Killer Examples Of Interactive Videos For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Interactive videos can be used to create high-impact corporate training (for both formal training as well as for performance support). In this article, I showcase 5 killer examples of interactive videos for corporate training.


This Week in Corporate Learning: VR and the Future of Employee Training


Stay up-to-date on the latest news in corporate learning with these trending articles. Professional Development Teaching and Training Trends in Learning

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

Recording by clicking with the mouse

Adobe Captivate

Hello! I need Captivate to record a screen by clicking the left mouse button. Check the recording settings and I can not find the option for this to happen. Can you help me? Thank you! Discussion clicking_button mouse click

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Splitting Audio for Synchronizing with Video

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT+. When recording short videos with the Camtasia Recorder, it’s most efficient to record your voiceover audio at the same time. However, it may be necessary for you to add the audio to the video later while working in the Camtasia Editor.

Aurion Connections – What We Learned


Last week Tara (from LearnUpon’s Customer Success team) and I attended the Aurion Connections event in Belfast. This excellent 2-day customer event, run by our friends in Aurion Learning, was jam-packed with lots of interactive sessions.