Tue.Jan 27, 2015

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes. That helps me remember what I attended and what I learned, and it lets me share that knowledge with others.

Increasing LMS adoption: Does the User Interface make a difference?


With increasing training and knowledge needs within an organization, Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are a part of the training structure in every workplace.

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Mobile Learning for Healthcare Professionals

Origin Learning

The healthcare industry is one of the most mobile industries: nurses shuffling between patients, doctors attending to OPD and in-house patients as well as at their own clinics, supporting staff and technicians shuttling between pathology, imaging and diagnostic laboratories and so on.

70:20:10 and the Learning Curve

Clark Quinn

My colleague Charles Jennings recently posted on the value of autonomous learning (worth reading!), sparked by a diagram provided by another ITA colleague, Jane Hart (that I also thought was insightful). In Charles’ post he also included an IBM diagram that triggered some associations.

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.

Instructional Designers Need a Thick Skin


From the outside looking in, instructional designers look like they have it made! They have the freedom to be creative with course development, access to cool technology, and often some degree of flexibility in their work schedule.

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The Importance of Individualized Learning

ej4 eLearning

Even if you run a training program now, you probably recall what experiencing similar training was like in the past. The post The Importance of Individualized Learning appeared first on. eLearning

When You’re Feeling Unmotivated

Nick Leffler

I sat down this evening to write a post I’ve had in my idea pad for some time. I was going to write about mobile and the enterprise. Tonight I feel unmotivated to write about either of those. Sometimes a topic sounds of great interest, and other times your brain isn’t in that same through process to think of great things to write about it. The Question. What do you do when you’re not motivated to do something?

Whatever You Do, Don’t Just Wing It

ATD Learning Technologies

Just 25 years ago, train-the-trainer programs taught us how to write on flipcharts. Today, our media includes video and audio. Media expert Jonathon Halls answers a few questions about the power of media in training. Click here to read full version

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Managing Cognitive Load is a Delicate Act of Balance

SHIFT eLearning

Cognitive load. What''s that? You may not be aware of the jargon, but you are up to your neck in it! Try searching for information on the Internet. Kudos to you, if you can manage to find what you need right away in the midst of spammy websites and pop-up ads.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Creating Randomized Tests in Lectora and Lectora Online


Designing effective assessments is a key principle of instructional design. You want to have confidence that successful completion (a.k.a. passing) of the test(s) in your course is a true and reliable indicator that the learner has mastered the material.

Top 10 LMSs of 2015

eLearning 24-7

I track 645 LMSs in the world. I estimate that there is quite likely 800 or so that are in existence today. Of that amount, 200 would fit at least the average category and of that, well you get the idea. On Saturday, I published my report, the Top 50 LMSs of 2015 , which is available for purchase. Before I jump into the top 10, a couple of unique benefits to this year’s report. Discounts when you buy their LMS. Several vendors are offering discounts, if you decide to purchase their LMS.

Live event blog from Learning Technologies 2015 (stand 95)

Unicorn Training

Updates, what's the buzz and all the happenings as they happen from Learning Technologies over next two days. So here we go stands set up show's about to open and we're back! Great to see Clive Snell passing from eLearning Awards passing by already and catching up with Mark Jones.

Serendipity and Reflection on Games and Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Cruising the twitter streams this morning I noticed this tweet retweeted by +Koreen Pagano. All I can think to say is thank you, thank you, thank you. link] — Brenda Romero (@br) January 27, 2015 A quick click on the link brought me to an article in the webzine Gamasutra. Brenda is the winner of the Ambassadors Award as part of this years Game Developers Choice Awards.

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.

Easygenerator releases 2015 Roadmap


The Pro Plan comes to the web. 2014 was a massive year for easygenerator, we have rapidly developed many features such as Co-Authoring, Course Reviews, 8 new question types, tracking and tracing results and custom languages. We have launched the Starter and Plus Plan for teachers and Subject Matter Experts, gathered tons of feedback which we took to heart and added to easygenerator and welcomed our 5000 th user (we’re now well over 7000!). So what’s in store for 2015? Pro plan.

The Many Benefits of Mobile Performance Support by Mason Martin

Learning Solutions Magazine

Performance support is not a new concept, but it manifests differently for today’s mobile workforce than it did 30 years ago. in a deskbound environment. Here is a quick summary of the major benefits of mobile performance support. Emerging Topics Mobile Learning Performance Support Training Strategies

Get STEM Ready with eLearning Tools – eSeminar now available on demand

Adobe Captivate

In case you missed it, the Adobe & ASCD eSeminar on STEM and eLearning content creation is now available on demand. Here’s a brief description of the event. In this webinar, join senior Adobe eLearning evangelist, Dr. Allen Partridge, as he walks you through some of the essentials that can help you quickly create eLearning […]. Adobe Presenter Community Content Migration Documentation eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

Today's B2B content should guide buyers to a purchase


Today's B2B content should guide buyers to a purchase. Becoming a B2B content leader means producing items that build trust.

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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.

Snapshots of the smartphone industry show space in transition


Snapshots of the smartphone industry show space in transition. When predicting the next stages of the mobile phone market, it pays to take a wide look. After all, there are two dominant operating systems rather than one, and a horde of aspirants hoping to rise to the top.

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