Thu.Oct 09, 2014

Game Element: Rewards

Kapp Notes

Rewards are an important part of game play. People do not play games just for the rewards but rewards can help with motivation, provide feedback to learners about progress and rewards are a way of being judged favorably by the game. Reward shelf from The Knowledge Guru.

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Internet of Things: Imagination is the only limit

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

I started my journey with Harbinger Systems sometime back. Though I am just a couple of months old here, the knowledge and exposure which I have received has been enormous. I have interacted and learned a lot from my colleagues who always push and encourage me to dabble in new things.

eLearning Art and Design Tips for the Non-Designer (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

So you want to develop an eLearning course huh? But you are not a graphic designer, and need some tips on eLearning Art and Design to get you started? Here is the second post of my three-part series on eLearning Art and Design tips for the non-designer.

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Weight Control Strategies for Learning and Development

Absorb LMS

A friend of mine, an Oxford-educated mathematician, had a smart strategy to succeed in university. When two or more of her professors scheduled exams for the same week, she would immediately ask the instructors to clarify to what extent these exams would influence the final class grade.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

Avoid “Me Too” Methodology


We have all been there before. You see a great service or product, and you think to yourself, “wow, there is a good opportunity here” So you spend some time getting your website together, establishing an online identity, and detailing your services (or perhaps product).

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e-Learning Best Practice: How to Make Sure Your System Works


e-Learning Best Practices, and why they can fail from the very start. There are a lot of things that need to go right for your web based content to be successful. Some of them are easy to see. Like when a learner launches a course and the video refuses to play. Others are harder to see. Like when the internet connection that learner is using gets bogged down and the course never shows up.

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Weight Control Strategies for Learning and Development

Absorb LMS

A friend of mine, an Oxford-educated mathematician, had a smart strategy to succeed in university. When two or more of her professors scheduled exams for the same week, she would immediately ask the instructors to clarify to what extent these exams would influence the final class grade.

Intentional Design & the EPS Performance Stack

Living in Learning

Trolling through my networking groups on LinkedIn yesterday, a post caught my eye where an individual was lamenting how the disjointedness of running disparate systems compromised effective and efficient operations. The suggested solution was a desire for the creation of a unified enterprise platform to eliminate the disparity. I agree that unification is the answer…but not among disparate systems.

Uplifted and Self-Actualization: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Origin Learning Wins the 2014 Chief Learning Officer Gold Award for Excellence in Social Learning

Origin Learning

Origin Learning , a leading providers of eLearning , Mobile Learning and Social Learning Solutions , has won GOLD at the prestigious 2014 edition of the Chief Learning Officer award ceremony held at Carlsbad, California.

The Essentials of Typography for e-Learning


In college, I had to take an entire semester of Typography. That’s right—in the realm of higher education, there exists a semester-long, 400-level course all about typefaces.

9 Must-Read Materials About Social Learning


If you’re into eLearning you must have heard of a concept called Social Learning. On the contrary to some myths, it’s not a new thing. It’s actually the oldest way of learning that we know.

These Are The Reasons Why Learners Forget Your Training

SHIFT eLearning

"Training doesn’t help one jot if people can’t remember it in the real world" —Teresa Ewington. Our biggest goal in training is to get students to remember the material. In order to do this more effectively, it helps to understand exactly what causes the mind to forget things.

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.

Hosting a CoffeeEDU

TechSmith Camtasia

Are you an educator who wants to learn from others and get inspired? Perhaps you’re excited about a new discovery, device, or idea that you’d like to share? Maybe you’re just curious about using technology in education, but don’t know where to begin?

Hi from Our New Lead Development Rep!


Hello! I’m Whitney Ashe and I’m OpenSesame’s new Lead Development Rep. I’m excited to join the OpenSesame team and get the chance to work with some of you that I’ve met through BlueVolt. Before I came to OpenSesame, I was at Nordstrom for a brief stint. Before that, I was the Project Manager for BlueVolt’s creative team. During my transition to Nordstrom, I very quickly realized that I missed the elearning environment, as well as the culture that both BlueVolt and OpenSesame embrace.

5 Reasons You Should Use Infographics in eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

Whether you are surfing the web or slowly building your online course, chances are that you’ll run into a few infographics along the way. Infographics have been growing in popularity over the years and they are typically educational, entertaining, and useful tools. But what exactly is an infographic? Well, it is a visual image such as a chart or diagram used to represent information or data. Basically, it collects and organizes data and creates an easy-to-understand visual out of it.

How to Measure the ROI of Your Retail Learning Management System


I want you to get the most out of your retail learning management system! Okay, you know you need to implement a retail learning management system, but you need the boss to sign off on your. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!].

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Tablet content presents a unique case


Tablet content presents a unique case. Creating mobile content would be complicated enough if it were merely for the many different smartphones on the market.

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