Thu.Jan 10, 2019

What is Adult Learning Theory and Why Is It Important?

ej4 eLearning

We often take for granted that people know how to learn. After all, we all had to learn while in school, right? But that can be a dangerous attitude to take when it comes to corporate training initiatives.

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6 Tips to Create Meaningful Online Training that Corporate Learners will Relate to


Are you struggling to retain your corporate learners’ interest and create online training content that connects with them on a personal level? Look no further.

Sharing Freely: Learning & Development Resolutions for 2019

Dashe & Thomson

Henry Kingman Instructional Designer. My resolution for 2019 as an instructional designer is to always go one step further. Whether I’m brainstorming solutions, designing meaningful interactions, or reviewing my content, I’m going to take one extra step to make sure I have the best version possible.

Moving to a New URL

Experiencing eLearning

I have migrated my blog to I had been at since 2006, but it’s time to move to my own site where I have more control. One change will be the permalink structure.

Translating Customer Education Success into Business Impact

A strong customer education program can have a huge impact across the business - from increasing customer satisfaction scores, reducing support ticket volume, improving product adoption, to driving lead generation and renewals. Keeping this in mind, how do you choose which initiatives to prioritize?

The First Step to Creating a Fantastic Job Aid

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. Job aids can make or break a blend. They provide support for learners in their informal moments of need on the job.

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Stop the Poachers! How to Keep Your Employees From Being Snatched by the Competition

Your Training Edge

Great employees are hard to find. Unfortunately, they’re also hard to keep. In an attempt to match your momentum, your biggest competitors may attempt to poach the best tools in your toolbox.

Why Your Online Course Needs Branding


How a powerful brand can help you sell more online courses. When it comes to branding, many educators fall into one of two camps: Either they spend so much time absorbed in branding that their course never gets off the ground, or they never give it a thought and spend years muddling along without one. Of course, you don’t really want to belong to either of these groups. On the one hand, branding should take a back seat until you have something to brand.

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Zomato agent eating food meant for delivery, the result of the lack of training


Many companies don’t realize the importance of the employee training until they lose clients because of the bad customer service or their employees make mistakes that cost a lot of money for them.

5 Ways to Survive Flu Season at Work


According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu season hits its peak between December and February. So, we are smack dab in the middle of it. Flu season is officially in full swing and workplaces around the country are taking the hit.

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

How emerging technologies are going to shape the workplace


The modern workplace barely resembles what it used to be a couple of decades ago. There is no need to clock in anymore. There barely is a clock, save for the posh offices where a nostalgic designer might have found a vintage item and hung it on the wall for aesthetic effect.

4 Ways to Appeal to Millennial Workers


It’s official. Millennial workers are reshaping the workforce. And, regardless if you approve of the changes they’re making to the workplace or not, you’re going to have to get on board with at least some of these changes if you want to remain competitive on the talent front.

LeBron James Says Being a Great Leader Means Improving More Than Yourself


Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James moves the ball up court during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Los Angeles, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. (AP AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo).

Make Time to Coach Reps or Make Time to Vet Their Replacements


The investment required to turn a “B player” into a top sales performer is a terrible thing to waste. Yet that’s exactly what many sales organizations do: they let a big chunk of their sales training investment fall by the wayside. The average tenure of a salesperson is just two years.

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

Make Employee Training Effective With These Online Quiz Maker Hacks


In today’s hyper-competitive world, there is a need to place utmost importance on an Effective Employee Training Program that would enhance worker performance and provide better bottom lines.

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Why is a Social Learning Platform so Important?

HT2 Labs

Since Curatr’s conception in 2010, Social Learning has been at the forefront of the Curatr story, with HT2 Labs striving to create exceptional learning experiences for learners around the globe.

Why Choose Microlearning for Refresher Training? [Infographic]

CommLab India

Microlearning is not a fad. It offers a whole range of benefits for corporate training. This infographic tells you why microlearning works well for effective refresher training programs. eLearning Design microlearning

Designing a Participant Engagement Plan to Maximize Learning


By: Rebecca Castro and Sanjana Magee. You built and launched a learning experience that will take your participants on a journey through specially designed concepts, content, and key learnings. They will engage, interact, be inspired, and complete the course no doubt. Where are they? What went wrong?

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

The Shape of Things to Come in eLearning

Learning Solutions Magazine

The Shape of Things to Come in eLearning. bill-brandon. Thu, 01/10/2019 - 00:00

Putting Into Practice What We Preach

CLO Magazine

Dave DeFilippo is chief people and learning officer for Suffolk. In the practice of leadership and among firms there have been many books and much talk about various leadership styles, including authentic, collaborative or even inspirational leadership to name a few.

SCORM vs. Tin Can (xAPI): which is right for your LMS?

Academy of Mine

The Developer. Do you have questions about having a SCORM compliant learning management system (LMS)? Ever wonder about the difference between SCORM vs. Tin Can in online learning content standards and LMS training? If so, read on… In the beginning, there was SCORM!


4 Tips to Building A Comprehensive Content Strategy


We’ve all heard the expression “content is king.” Propelled into the lexicon in 1996 by Bill Gates in an essay of the same name, the notion revolutionized the way we think about content and the internet.

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.

Choosing a Learning Management System: 5 Key Steps


So, you’ve decided you need a new LMS. Either you’re implementing an LMS for the first time or your current LMS is clunky, provides minimal to no customer support, and just isn’t meeting your learning needs.

3 eLearning Authoring Tools That Deserve Your Consideration


Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. The trend of eLearning is growing rapidly across the world, thanks to increasing internet penetration and rising demand for distance learning.

Debunker Club Book Discussion — The Knowledge Illusion

Work Learning

The Debunker Club — where I am an organizer — is sponsoring a members-only Book Group Discussion of The Knowledge Illusion — by Steven Sloman & Philip Fernbach.

The #1 Reason Digital Learning is Fiercely Effective: Active Learning

Gutenberg Technology

"I hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I do and I understand." An ancient proverb dating back to Confucius-era China, this one is well-known and frequently used throughout the educational sphere. While the original author isn’t known for sure, the wisdom behind the words holds true.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.