Tue.Aug 08, 2017

Blended Learning 101: Basics, Benefits & Best Practices

Bottom-Line Performance

According to our research , the overwhelming majority of organizations use a blended learning strategy to deliver training. B lended learning is the norm, not the exception. This likely comes as no surprise to you.

3 Options for Implementing Informal Learning

InSync Training

Practitioners and experts alike believe that modern learning is blended learning. Gone are the days where events, job aids, or resources stand alone.

E-Learning Industry Worth $325 Billion by 2025


The E-Learning Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 7.2% over the next eight years. Many people don’t know the opportunity that lies before them with regards to this industry. But facts are facts: this market is enormous and is expanding in a BIG way. It makes sense when you think about it. People are foregoing traditional methods of learning due to the benefits of e-learning, which includes convenience and cost savings.

Corporate Training Programs Constraints

Your Training Edge

We all instinctively know that learning and development within the corporate space is ‘supposed to’ make a difference. Yet, far too often the programs (not necessary the people) fail due to the following reasons.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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A digital credential: the badge everyone actually wants


Badges are all the rage. Here’s a badge, there’s a badge - from L&D to Urban Outfitters, everybody can get a badge. But what if someone doesn’t want a badge for the sake of having a badge? How can L&D provide value and engage through badging with those people?

The Future of Work and the Workforce

The Peformance Improvement

In the latest issue of Deloitte Review , authors John Hagel, Jeff Schwartz, and Josh Bersin describe the forces, based on research and their own experience, that are shaping the future of work and the workforce. The forces they identify are technology (e.g.,

Why Your Training Is Failing. And How To Fix It

Dashe & Thomson

by Shane Lueck. It seems outlandish to consider that the amount spent by companies on training has risen steadily over the past decade, culminating in a whopping $70.65 billion spent on training expenditures by U.S. firms in 2016 alone.

Should your courses be minimalistic?


“Less is more” or “Yes is more” Expressive image by Lionel Gustave Have you even had the internal battle between the delicate wish to tell only the most useful information and the force of nature that wants to tell as much as possible and impress everyone in any which way you can?

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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.

Is Augmented Reality in Training the Future of Corporate L&D?


Remember Pokemon Go? . It’s hard not to. While most remember it as the highly addictive, location based game that took the entire world by storm, and had its fair share of ups and downs, there is something else it brought to notice. .

L&D Tuneup

Clark Quinn

In my youth, owing to my father’s tutelage and my desire for wheels, I learned how to work on cars. While not the master he was, I could rebuild a carburetor, gap points and sparkplugs, as well as adjust the timing. In short, I could do a tuneup on the car.

How To Edit Videos- Lower Thirds

Visual Lounge

When creating video content, the editing process can often be complex and intimidating. Many video editing software have multiple features and capabilities that sometimes make it difficult to know where to start. You want to get the information across without making things too complicated.

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What does achieving LMS success really mean?


A rather recent study predicts that the LMS market will grow from $2.55 billion in 2013 to $7.83 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 25.2%.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Everything You Need to Know About Drag & Drop Interactions

Rapid eLearning

There are three main ways to interact with the course: click, mouseover, and drag. While click-based interactions are the most prominent, a good drag and drop interaction is usually more engaging.

Prepare to Be Captivated!

ATD Learning Technologies

Adobe Captivate has been my favorite interactive e-learning tool since the first version way back in 2004. (I I even served as a beta tester for a few versions.).

9 Simple Ways to Ensure Your Employee Training is a Smashing Success

CommLab India

This blog post shares simple ways to ensure employee training is a success. eLearning Design Online training

Skip the Boring Email, Show Your Results with a Screencast!

Visual Lounge

Maybe it’s over email or while you’re standing at the water cooler, but at some point you’ve probably been asked, “How’s that project going?”

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.

How To Know If Rapid E-learning is Truly for You

CommLab India

The promises of rapid eLearning are certainly compelling. But, how do you know if it’s really for you? Let’s find out. Learning Technology Rapid eLearning

Grades of success and failure

Learning with e's

Whatever happened to inspiration? Where does all of the excitement of early years education go when children progress to big school? Schools often demonise failure - students failing exams, children failing tests and failing to attend classes.

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Storyline 3 vs. Articulate 360: Which Is Right for You?

ATD Learning Technologies

I’m often asked to describe the difference between Storyline 3 and Articulate 360. The follow-up question is always, “Which tool is best?”

A day in the life of a VR script writer: Top takeaways

Sponge UK

Sponge UK Script writer, Kieran Rae lifts the lid on the reality of creating virtual reality. Find out how filming in 360° presents creative challenges for filmmakers

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

How to Impress Your Guest: 5 Key Ways to Use Learning for Hospitality


The most successful professionals know that learning isn't something confined to a single course completion, or something that stopped after a university or graduate degree. Instead, learning is something that people should do throughout the course of their careers.

From Idea to LMS Implementation: Starting Out in eLearning


If you’re reading this, you’re probably looking for your first (or next) learning management system. Picking what platform to use can be quite a challenge in itself; and that’s just the beginning.

Do your employees know the business mission? Here’s why they should

Growth Engineering

Last week I explored how to create a strong business mission statement. This week, I look at the benefits communicating this important message throughout your organisation. Your company may have a truly awesome business mission statement.

Is The Force With Your Change Management Plan?

Clarity Consultants

Change management is a powerful tool. It helps companies achieve their business goals by making decisions, taking action, and setting the direction for future development. There are a wide variety of different tools companies can use to build a successful change management plan.

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.

Canterbury Bulldogs step up rugby league training with Velpic Sport

Velpic - Inspired learning

The elite sportspersons of the future are created today. We start them young, and add e-learning for player development to the training mix. The results are promising. announcement HR Talk

Storyline 3 vs. Articulate 360: Which Is Right for You?

ATD Learning Technologies

I’m often asked to describe the difference between Storyline 3 and Articulate 360. The follow-up question is always, “Which tool is best?”

How do you scout locations for a business video shoot?


How do you scout locations for a business video shoot? Scout locations for your next corporate video shoot with these eight Pro-Tips, especially if you are a marketing manager, training professional, or business owner. Searching for the right place to record video is vital to a successful production.