Fri.Aug 10, 2018

6 Top Tips for Spotting Next-Level Learning Assets

Growth Engineering

The key to saving yourself time is to find out which learning assets suit you the most. But how can you spot a good one? Save time and read this! The post 6 Top Tips for Spotting Next-Level Learning Assets appeared first on Growth Engineering.

Copy This Proven E-Learning Gamification Strategy


Everyone says that you should use gamification in your online course, but rarely do they tell you how to do it. You have heard of gamification and you like the idea of having it for your online courses yet you are not sure where to start.

Using Imagery In Storytelling Is More Than Important For Learners

eLearning Industry

A process is more easily taught when it is wrapped in an interesting package. This article looks at how you could start using imagery in storytelling in order to draw a learner in and improve their learning experience. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Scenario based learning eLearning Development Best Practices Images In eLearning Learners Engagement Storytelling In eLearning

The Connection Between Learning Content Playlists And The Psychology of Personalization


Amplify learner autonomy, boost knowledge retention and send engagement levels through the roof with user-generated playlists. We live in the age of personalization, a reality in which technology has enabled content of all forms to be manipulated and organized to reflect anyone’s tastes.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

How to Improve the ROI of Your Learning Management System


Investing in a learning management system (LMS) can come with a long list of benefits. It can help organizations store, organize, and access materials, as well as making it easy to track employee progress and performance.

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The 5 Types Of Cyber Attacks To Protect Against In 2018

Your Training Edge

It’s every system administrator’s worst nightmare. Hackers gain access to your system, stealing mission-critical information, locking sensitive files, or leaking proprietary information to the public. Frankly, it can be hard for companies to recover from such an attack.


The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP. When trying to find quality images for use in PowerPoint presentations or eLearning projects created with any development tool such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, or TechSmith Camtasia, most people turn to Google. And why not?

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Embracing A Principle-Based Model of Instructional Design

eLearning Brothers

Smooth your business training needs with Paradiso LMS HRIS integration


Manage the employees’ information could be hard sometimes for many companies, not only because they need to store every HR document about them, but also many of them need to track their performance in the training programs.

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

New Webinar Series: Surveying the Landscape for Restaurants in 2018


We are excited to introduce our new restaurant webinar series. The three part series will give you a quick but thorough taste of what’s happening in the restaurant industry today, the challenges that brands face, and what exciting opportunities exist for improving operations and increasing employee and customer satisfaction. Part I: State of the Restaurant Industry. Start out with a sampling of how quick-service, fast-casual, and casual dining restaurant brands fared in 2017.

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How to Use Interactive Sessions to Turn Online Training into Real-World Application


When I was growing up, I used to play a car-racing video game with my brother (San Francisco Rush I think?), and I got pretty good at it! I routinely beat my brother while we drove through the fake streets of the Bay Area. But then as I approached 16 it was time for me to drive a real car. Turns out all my amazing video game car skills didn’t translate. Surprise? Of course not. No one expects being good at a video game to translate into mastery of a real, complex skill.

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How Learning Management System Helps Startups Grow Fast


Are you aware of the challenges usually encountered by startups and growing organizations? Speaking of the challenges, the major one often faced by the team working is the lack of sufficient workforce.

The Evolution of Leadership Skills: Don’t Become Extinct

CLO Magazine

Leadership and management practices are evolving in today’s workplace. As the world becomes flatter through technological advances and agile processes, the traditional hierarchical structure for running a business is becoming an outdated method for achieving business success.

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.

Creating a Long-Term Culture of Successful Women in Leadership Roles

Training Industry

The post Creating a Long-Term Culture of Successful Women in Leadership Roles appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized diversity and inclusion gender women women in leadership

Modern Sales Training: Turning Learning into Currency


It may be argued (or mythologized) that the best salespeople in the world are stereotypically ambitious, self-starters who will sell, sell, sell no matter what. However, the research and real-world outcomes show that most salespeople, in fact, benefit substantially from ongoing training.

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Innovation at Work


Innovation has been a corporate buzz word over the past several years and, in the Learning and Development (L&D) world, it has become a hallmark of cutting edge companies.

Pymetrics – A New Way to Find the “Right” Employee


One of the most frustrating experiences any hiring manager faces is learning the perfect candidate for a job just didn’t work out. This can cause upheaval in the company, and reflect poorly on the HR Department.

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.

FYMCA Medical: “With iSpring we deliver rare disease education to low-income countries”

iSpring Solutions

In 1993, the son of Chris and Florence Hendriksz, future founders of FYMCA, was diagnosed with a rare disease. Because… Read More. Case Studies

Ushering in the era of Continuous Learning


Reading Time: 3 minutes There has been a lot of research and start-up activity on transforming classroom pedagogy in schools and universities.

5 Top Tips for Securing an Internship in a Software Company

HT2 Labs

Some top tips from one of HT2s recent interns on how to secure to an internship with a company that is the right fit for you and your interests. The post 5 Top Tips for Securing an Internship in a Software Company appeared first on HT2 Labs. Tech & Trends

The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 10, 2018

Mike Taylor

Looking for a previous edition? Check out the archives. “A A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.” – Thomas Jefferson. We took several long, hot walks exploring Paris this week.

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.

Synchronous E-Learning: Best Practices for Trainers and Learners

CommLab India

One of the key advantages of synchronous e-learning is a non-threatening platform to learn from each other. Explore the best practices that both learners and trainers have to follow, to ensure a successful session. eLearning Design Synchronous E-learning

Virtual Onboarding Introductions Form Good Connections

Learning Solutions Magazine

Virtual Onboarding Introductions Form Good Connections. jay-dokter. Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:00


Open Learning


Open Learning is typically associated with Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). MOOCs received a lot of hype over the past few years, but not yet gained the predicted traction. Institutions of higher education like Harvard to startups like uCertify or networks like Coursera have offered MOOCs for both free and a charge.

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SweetRush Expands Consulting Firepower With Addition Of Caitlin Graves

eLearning Industry

The company celebrates the arrival of its newest solution architect. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

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.

Talent Economy’s Guide to Diversity and Inclusion

CLO Magazine

This editor’s letter originally appeared in the newest quarterly publication of Talent Economy. To check out the full guide to diversity and inclusion , visit . The weeks leading up to the springtime deadlines for this publication were full of notable accomplishments for black Americans. Beyoncé performed at Coachella, making her the first black woman to headline that festival.

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Learning Bites At ASAE Annual

eLearning Industry

Web Courseworks will be exhibiting at ASAE Annual, August 18 - August 21st, at the McCormick Center in Chicago, IL. We are excited to share eLearning insights, a grand raffle prize, and delicious cookies for anyone who stops by booth 100! This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Human Society at a Crossroads; Spitballing the State of the World in 2018

There Is No Chalk

"Trigger Warning" This is going to be a long and serious post, probably the first of a series because I wouldn't reach anyone if I wrote a single treatise. This will be long, dense, you may likely disagree with some of it, I may even ramble at points, and it'll be as clear as I can make it, but having just completed a 2000-mile road trip across a good portion of the US with plenty of time to