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Does a focus on UX send learner engagement to new heights?


UX in the design and delivery of L&D programs is critical to developing great learner experiences.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Course Completion Rate


Worried about your dropout rate? Here’s how to help your learners make it to the end. The dropout rate for online education is notoriously high, and may even be one of the greatest challenges facing online educators. Learners who don’t complete their course aren’t telling their friends about it, and they’re probably not coming back for more. So, what can you do about it?

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How to Train and Develop Millennials Today?


How to Train and Develop Millennials. Everywhere you look there are posts about millennials, mainly focusing on their abilities in comparison to their predecessors.

Saying Goodbye and Thank You to Kelly Smith of #lrnchat

David Kelly

Earlier tonight I learned about the passing of Kelly Smith, one of my fellow moderators for the weekly Twitter Chat #lrnchat, and a great friend to the learning and development community.

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.

6 sound strategies for using audio in your elearning


Audio can be a useful tool to add life to and explain your content. However, too much audio in the wrong place could make your content sink, not sing. In this article, we’ll show you some great ways to use audio and share inspiring demos of where audio rocks.

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Why Millennials prefer blended learning


Many words have been spoken and written about Millennials: they’re entitled, they’re lazy, the “prefer” avocado toast to owning a house , they kill things. The world will never be the same as it was BM — before Millennials, that is.

Equip Employees in Manufacturing with Blended Learning

CommLab India

This blog explains how to create the right blend of training to impart knowledge and on-the-job skills that really create a value for manufacturing industries. eLearning Design Blended Learning

The iSpring Content Library’s 1st Year: 50,000 useful e-Learning assets and growing!

iSpring Solutions

The iSpring Content Library is a vast collection of templates, assets, and objects, which allows you to create courses and… Read More. Updates

6 Solid Reasons to Opt Multi-device eLearning for Employee Training

CommLab India

This blog explains the need for multi-device compatible eLearning in detail. And, gives six solid reasons multi-device compatible learning is useful to employee training in multinational organizations. Learning Technology Responsive Learning

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.

Equal Pay Day Highlights Gender Inequality at Work

CLO Magazine

Federal data shows that full-time working women earn 80 cents for every dollar men earn. Equal Pay Day is a symbolic marker to raise awareness of the gender pay gap.

Know All About Technology-Enabled Learning [Infographics]

CommLab India

Check out these infographics to know – how Technology-enabled Learning makes the difference, latest trends in it, benefits of using technology for assessments, and how it can make product sales training effective. Access these infographics to get a clear picture of technology-enabled learning.

WHY We Built OttoLearn | OttoLearn

Practical Microlearning

Unlike traditional eLearning, OttoLearn cuts straight to the chase and starts with the activity to help the user learn the information as efficiently as possible

How to Maximize Coaching as a Driver of Business Success


Coaching and mentoring has been taking the business world by storm. It’s an especially hot topic in the realm of human capital management. Organizations are … Continued. The post How to Maximize Coaching as a Driver of Business Success appeared first on D2L.

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.

CRISPR for dummies: Changing the face of healthcare


This blog is about an exciting new development in disease treatment - gene editing. Our medical writing team explain the basics of CRISPR, a new gene editing tool. Gene editing itself isn’t new, but CRISPR has made it easier and cheaper. For a quick summary of this blog, jump to the infographic.

Learning Through Rose Colored Glasses

E-learning Uncovered

Are the colors of your elearning content working together to create a cohesive design? Do they send the right message or evoke the right emotion for an effective learning experience?

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Increasing the Value of Your Organization’s Training Investments

Beyond Campus Innovations

Increasing the Value of Your Organization’s Training Investments. In today’s market of full-employment and technology-driven constant change, employees are time-starved and yet understand the need for their continual acquisition of new knowledge.

8 Design Thinking Principals for Sales Training Success


In the last article, I noted that many sales training programs focus on learning objectives without a similar emphasis on improving (or measuring) business outcomes.

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[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.

Constructivism 2: The Cognitive Revolution

The E-Learning Curve

Jerome Bruner was was a prime mover in the emergence of the so-called ‘Cognitive Revolution,’ an intellectual movement in the 1950s that began what are known collectively as the cognitive sciences – an interdisciplinary study of the cognitive processes underlying the acquisition and use of knowledge.

3 Essential L&D Puzzle-Pieces: Feedback, Engagement and Performance

Clarity Consultants

Learning and development is a fast-changing landscape. With new learning formats and technologies constantly changing things up, three things remain constant. Here is a closer look to how feedback, engagement, and performance are likely to impact your learning and development program. The post 3 Essential L&D Puzzle-Pieces: Feedback, Engagement and Performance appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Learning and Development. Instructional Design

Webinar: Implementing eLearning Video – Captivate Edition

eLearning Brothers

Earlier this week Bill Milstid, our Senior Developer, and Andrew Townsend, our Video Evangelist, put together a webinar demonstrating some best practices for getting your eLearning video into Adobe Captivate.

5 Benefits of Games in Soft Skills & Behavioral Training

CommLab India

There are numerous benefits of game-based learning in soft skills and behavioral training. This blog expands on five such benefits that make game-based learning the preferred option for soft skills and behavioral training. eLearning Design game based learning

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

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.

How To Create A Sticky Learning Experience In Compliance Training

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will outline some of the innovative approaches we have adopted to create “sticky learning experiences” in various Compliance courses. Partial Gamification and other innovative approaches in Compliance Training.

The 6 Promises of Microlearning | OttoLearn

Practical Microlearning

The entire training industry is moving away from the traditional click-next-done-quiz style. What are they moving towards? Adaptive Microlearning

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Wisetail Professional Development Grant

Wisetail LMS

The Wisetail Professional Development Grant is for L&D professionals looking to grow themselves and their company. The post Wisetail Professional Development Grant appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All News

What Google, Netflix, and Nest Teach Us About Microlearning | OttoLearn

Practical Microlearning

Adaptive technology, like Google, Netflix, Nest - and OttoLearn - uses “big data” and machine learning in order to improve efficiency, and your experience

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.

Brain-Based Application Systems Training


Guess What! Test your guessabililty! Imagine you’re learning a new software application your company is rolling out. Read what you hear. Then guess what your brain is thinking… This is a brain-based application systems training quiz. Seriously Seriously, systems training on generic content, far away in time of the actual launch, no […]. elearning Gamification, Game-based learning and Game-thinking L&D

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Schoolhouse Rock: A Surprising Introduction to Self-Paced Learning

InSync Training

Do you remember the first time you experienced a non-traditional approach to learning? For most of us, we didn’t learn important life-lessons inside a classroom. For Jennifer Hofmann, classic Saturday morning programming introduced her to self-paced learning, and the rest, as they say, was history. Jennifer recently shared the surprising connection she made between her love of popular Schoolhouse Rock episodes and modern blended learning in this short (but insightful) video: [link].

Context and Detail Are Keys to Writing Useful Alt Text

Learning Solutions Magazine

Context and Detail Are Keys to Writing Useful Alt Text. pamela-hogle. Thu, 04/12/2018 - 01:00