Fri.Sep 22, 2017

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

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.

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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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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?

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.

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This Week in EdTech: Reaching Learners With Technology


Stay up-to-date on the latest news in learning with these trending articles. The linked articles are for informational use only. The views, opinions and … Continued. D2L News

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Responsive Authoring Made Easy with Adobe Captivate

CommLab India

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

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

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.

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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

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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.

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

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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.

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.

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.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

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.

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.

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

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.