Tue.Dec 12, 2017

Leveraging Your Blog to Create a Course

LearnDash

You spent a lot of time creating your blog posts, why not leverage that hard work to create your course? One of the best ways to determine if your course idea is worthwhile is to start a blog around that particular subject first.

Driving Lucrative Training Outcomes Through Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, learning professionals from diverse industry domains need to identify how to efficiently deliver training support to mobile devices, so that learners access relevant information whenever and wherever they need.

Tips For Attracting and Hiring Millennials from a Millennial

ej4 eLearning

Millennials currently make up the largest portion of the workforce, but many companies struggle to find ways to attract them. As a Millennial who just went through the job-hunting process, I have a few tips that can help you simplify the process of attracting and hiring Millennials to your company.

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How To Work With Subject Matter Experts

Dashe & Thomson

By: Andrea May, Fiona Quigley, and Dawn Mahoney. Subject Matter Experts

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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.

Independent Learner in the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

In the Knowledge Economy, people must take responsibility for their own learning. They need to learn how to learn independently and how to learn what they need to know when they need to know it. The world of work is changing too fast for any worker to remain a passive learner.

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Integrating Gaming and e-Learning Design Part 3 of 3: Getting Started

Allen Interactions

You may want to read Part 1 and Part 2 before delving into Part 3. You might also want to look at pictures of otters holding hads. Your call. Instructional Design Gamification

State of the eLearning Industry: An Interview with Dr. Michael Allen

eLearning Brothers

At DevLearn 2017, eLearning Brothers Executive Director Bill West talked to the legendary Dr. Michael Allen about the insights he’s had since publishing his first “ Guide to e-Learning ,” and the simplifying concepts and procedures he’s included in his second edition.

Microlearning: What’s Really Important?

InSync Training

What’s Really Important? In a previous post , we provided some insight into the trending topic of microlearning. Because it's so popular and supports the way business is being done, there's lots of movement in the industry to put it into action. But, we need to make sure that it is done the "right way" for our learners. Let's look at some of the important elements of quality microlearning that can guide the development and design process. Microlearning

Six ideas in search of a problem to solve?

Kineo

​The elearning industry historically has had a habit of putting the cart before the horse. For years everyone was saying they wanted to talk about mobile – but there were no users willing or able to use mobile devices for learning. Gamification has also been talked about for a long time, without anybody even being clear what they mean by it, let alone being able to point to examples of it being used in a corporate learning context.

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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.

Adding mouseover or hover tooltips in Captivate 2017 to buttons and objects

Adult Learning with Technology

Ever wanted to know how to add simple tooltips to a button (or any other object for that matter!) in Adobe Captivate? Checkout the interactive H5P video below to see just how easy it is. apps eLearning eLearning Tools H5P Adobe Captivate Captivate

How To Make A DIY Recording Studio

Visual Lounge

When it comes to creating a video, there is a lot of preparation before hitting the record button. One thing to consider when prepping your video is setting up a DIY recording studio.

10 Steps to Running an Engaging eLearning Webinar

LearnUpon

Webinars are a remarkable resource. They connect you with a new audience, allow you to reach your learners on a more personal level, and enable you to share invaluable information. With all their advantages though, running a webinar is easier said than done.

How to Use Videos to Make an Impact on Corporate Learning

CommLab India

Check this blog for two major ways videos can be used to promote learning effectively – on-demand learning and collaborative learning. eLearning Design corporate learning

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

Good Leaders Can Redefine Training to Help Transform Workplace Culture

CLO Magazine

Only a handful of children will make a varsity team without an involved cheerleader in their lives spurring them on and driving accountability. You’ll likely never see a child make it to the Olympics without a parental figure taking an active role in their training. The same is true of employees.

The Training Question Manifesto for 2018

Litmos

2017 has flown by, many a training program has been created and many people have been needlessly participating in said training programs. The question at hand is, "How can we make a better impact in 2018"? In most cases, it boils down to better questioning.

An Online Training Management Solution: @Work

Wisetail LMS

We've crafted a training solution that allows you to keep certain content in your LMS available only at work while allowing all learners full access to the system’s social and communication features. We call it @Work. The post An Online Training Management Solution: @Work appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All LMS Best Practices

Save Time By Pre-Building Parts of Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

At a bookstore, you’ll see all sorts of books covering all sorts of content. But one thing you’ll notice is that while they may have different content and even look different they mostly share a similar structure. What’s in a Book? What do books have in common? Cover images.

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.

How HR can leverage LMS software

Matrix

Today, HR teams are tasked with engaging and retaining top talent in addition to attracting, hiring and onboarding promising candidates. Many times, this talent management role involves developing and maintaining a rich learning culture that improves an organization’s efficiency.

How to Add Captions to Video for Accessibility

Visual Lounge

People who are deaf or hard of hearing rely on captions to gain meaning from your video content. But there are a lot of other great reasons for using them, as well. Here’s how to add captions to video for accessibility. What are captions? One of the most widely-known uses for captions — closed captioning — enables people who are deaf or hard of hearing to access and understand the audio portions of a video.

Created in our image

Learning with e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler (3D printed robots) There is no doubt. Robots are going to feature significantly in our future. They are already overtly embedded in manufacturing and retailing (e.g. see Amazon), and also feature in other sectors of society in more discrete forms.

Audience, Device, Content: Keys to a Successful Mobile Learning Strategy

CommLab India

This blog will talk about three crucial areas in designing a mobile learning strategy. Learning Technology mobile learning

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

More Than Meets the Eye

CLO Magazine

It is said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In the case of eye tracking, a type of research used to record and analyze where people focus their attention, one could argue that, actually, improved skill and safety are in the eye of the beholder.

5 Elements to Include in any Post Training Evaluation Questionnaire

eFront

At the end of any corporate online training program or course, there should always be a training evaluation report based on learner feedback. This report not only tells you how well the program was received by the learners, but it also gives valuable insight into your program’s effectiveness.

How to Use Microlearning Today to Train the Workforce of Tomorrow

D2L

Today’s young workers grew up in a digital era with touch screens, text messages and selfies. They live and learn in mobile micro moments that … Continued. Corporate Learning Trends

From High School to the Corporate University

CLO Magazine

There’s a well-worn path from public education to corporate education. From trainers and instructional designers to chief learning officers, former teachers’ understanding of public education gives them a leg up in L&D.

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.