Thu.Mar 26, 2015

Learners are learning differently; are you changing the way you train and support them?

Jane Hart

The Pew Research Internet Project reported on 8 December 2014 “A large majority (87%) of American adult internet users say the internet has improved their ability to learn new things.

Corporate Training Trends – Sharing experiences, Shared Learning

G-Cube

There is no doubt that Corporate Learning has a strong social element to it. Learning occurs through social interactions across conference tables, in cubicles, over coffee breaks and at the water cooler.

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How to Create a Learning Culture in Start-Ups and Small Businesses

The Performance Improvement Blog

In this post, Rich Sheridan, Founder, CEO and Chief Storyteller at Menlo Innovations and author of Joy, Inc. - How We Built a Workplace People Love , explains what small companies and departments in large organizations can do to create a learning culture.

Making BYOD Work: Benefits And Best Practices

Origin Learning

Bring Your Own Device or BYOD as it is popularly called, is not just another fad. It is a powerful trend slated for growth in the learning domain – both at the academic as well as enterprise level.

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.

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. Today social media marketing has changed from meme generation, to promoted posts and tweets, image ads, and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns on big name social media sites.

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MOOC Evaluation at Harbinger

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Base Camp is a ritual that is followed every year at Harbinger. This year, we formed six teams, each taking a project related to Harbinger operations / roadmap. Our team got an opportunity to work on the project - “Learning culture at Harbinger.”

5 Simple Ways to Make a More Engaging Course

eLearning Brothers

You always remember your first job and the new challenges it introduced to your life, one of them being the tedious hours spent on training. On the first day of work, many of us were forced to sit through a grainy orientation video rife with corny synthesizer music and poorly executed screen wipes.

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#ecocon #lscon session @JD_Dillon: How Kaplan build a smarter learning ecosystem

Challenge to Learn

A great presentation on the 5 year journey Kaplan took from old school training to an integrated ecosystem. Inspiring story with great lessons to be learned and practical tips as well. Here is the mindmap. e-Learning

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5 Useful Tips on Working with SMEs

eLearning Brothers

Guest blog post by Liz Sheffield. Liz enjoys contributing to an organization’s success by creating powerful learning experiences and working with a variety of SMEs in order to do so. Chances are if you’re creating an eLearning course, you’ll be working with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).

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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.

ELearning People You Should Know

LearnDash

In any industry it’s good to be connected. Thought leaders help you learn about new technology, trends, and strategies so that you too can improve your craft.

#LSCON @marcjrosenberg: The training to competency myth

Challenge to Learn

Marc presented the journey to competency. Key message: the level of competency determines what kind of learning facilities people need. Competency is not a fixed thing, you need to take the levels into account. I added a photo of one slide, because I could not capture that in my mindmap. e-Learning

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Michael Furdyk #LSCon Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Michael Furdyk gave an inspiring talk this morning about his trajectory through technology and then five ideas that he thought were important elements in the success of the initiatives he had undertaken.

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#LSCON session @bbets: From content to curation, moving your strategy beyond creation

Challenge to Learn

Good session. His key message is content is only the start of a leaning process. he uses a Lego metaphor: Focus less on the blocks (content) and more on the learning. Here is the mind map. e-Learning

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Delivering highly effective eLearning courses – Infographic

TalentLMS

This is it! No more fretting over planning. No more fuss over building. And absolutely no more lost sleep over marketing strategies.

The Five Golden Rules for Being a Human Resources Superhero

OpenSesame

Entering into the world of human resources can be a daunting undertaking. You are a key stakeholder for recruiting, training, retaining, and developing your employee workforce. Your responsibilities can become overwhelming unless you break through your challenges to reveal your inner superhero.

e-Learning for NGOs

eFront

By now it should be well established that e-learning is no fad. If it has taken the world by storm, it is because it caters to a very real demand for fast, asynchronous, cost-effective and scalable education that has emerged in our fast-paced, inter-connected and trans-national world.

The Hour of Code: Kids Learn to Code

Visual Lounge

The Hour of Code is a movement. A global effort to show the world that anyone, anywhere, can learn to code. As of today, over 104,000,000 students have been reached in over 180 countries, with more events and opportunities popping up every year.

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.

Strike the Right Tone for Maximum Impact in eLearning

SHIFT eLearning

Do you talk to your audience or talk down to them? What do your eLearning courses read like? Like a text book that makes your audience doze off or an interesting story that they can''t wait to read through?

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Encourage learning on the go with mobile flashcards

ProProfs

With ProProfs responsive flashcards teachers can encourage learners to study flashcards on the go, using multiple devices such as iPhones, Android smartphones, laptops, tablets and more.

Top LMS Investment Statistics for 2015

DigitalChalk eLearning

One of the common uses for learning management systems (LMS) is to train and educate internal staff and employees within a business. Each organization has unique needs when seeking an LMS provider. Based on the latest report by training software research site Software Advice , we’ve rounded up a few key statistics on LMS investment plans, benefits, and challenges – as well as how DigitalChalk compares. Let’s take a look.

Making elearning look good on retina displays

SmartBuilder

A retina display (verbiage marketed by Apple) is one that has a high enough resolution that the user cannot discern an individual pixel when looking at it from a normal viewing distance.

Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

VIDEO: Bschlenker - Streaming with Periscope and Meerkat

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Live streaming apps on your phone have finally landed. And they are officially cool! Check out Meerkat and Periscope. And here''s my vlog on the topic

The Pros and Cons of Online Video

KZO Innovations

There are many benefits associated with working with video online; however, there are some drawbacks, as well. Here, we’ll compare the pros and cons of using video in your website or blog. . Pros . Video sets you apart from the crowd. Most people are capable of setting up a blog and writing text posts, especially with the extremely simple interfaces of most blogging and publishing platforms today.

Training Goes Mobile in Humanitarian Aid Field

Aptara

Training Goes Mobile in Humanitarian Aid Field. There are many ways to train employees today.