Tue.Dec 10, 2019

Instructional Design Experience Before Your First Job

Experiencing eLearning

“How do you get experience in the field so you can get your first ID job?” ” That’s a recurring questions I hear from those trying to start their instructional design careers.

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Checklist: Critical Success Factors You Need to Incorporate Into Your Online Course

Client Engagement Academy

Maybe you’re a seasoned online course creator, looking to make your courses more profitable. Or maybe you’re just starting out, completely overwhelmed by the idea of creating a course from scratch.

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Should You Embrace Macro Learning in Your Online Classroom?


What happens when your idea is too big for one course? We’ve written a lot about micro learning and related ideas, but we haven’t talked much about the opposite: macro learning, and the big-picture thinking it entails.

Creating a Better eLearning Experience for Your Employees Part 1: Storyboards


Providing better training experiences for your employees can have far-reaching positive effects on your business. And you can start making improvements with something as simple as utilizing storyboards.

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

Engaging Learners Across Generation Gaps

InSync Training

You’ve probably heard by now that, for the first time in history, our organizations include five generations of employees.

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Degreed Acquires Adepto


For the past seven years, Degreed has been building a platform to develop and measure the in-demand skills people need for the future.

How to Create Captions for Live Presentations

Rapid eLearning

I present at a lot of conferences and workshops. I’ve always thought about having captions during the live presentations. They come in handy for the person who can’t hear and needs them.

LearnUpon Takes Gold at the 2019 Brandon Hall Tech Awards


The 2019 Brandon Hall Tech Awards proved to be a great success for the LearnUpon team. Now the proud winners of 4 new awards, including a gold for Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training, we’re delighted to have been recognized. .

Canva Just Keeps Getting Better & Better

Mike Taylor

I’ve been a big fan of Canva for a long time now. There are so many things it can do and my favorite thing is how easy it is for anyone to create great designs in no time.

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Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Membership Site Examples: Inspiration For Your Members Area


Membership sites come in all in flavors, shapes, and sizes. From mobile app memberships to recurring drip membership sites: you'll see how to use them to deliver online trainings, communities, and everything in between.

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Putting Theory Into Practice - The Robert Crown Center for Health Education Story

Reflection Software

Foreword by Bryan Robb. In my recent post, The Next Big Thing in Learning is Already Here , I discussed the merits of data driven L&D. So, we thought it would be great to share a success story of one of our partners.

Why Title IX Compliance Training Is Critical


If you work in education, you’ve certainly heard of Title IX. But how long has it been since you reviewed or trained for compliance? Are your employees aware of all of the Title IX mandates and requirements to keep your organization in compliance?

Getting Approval for E-Learning Plans and Training Strategies – What Decision Makers Really Want to Know


Getting Approval for E-Learning Plans and Training Strategies – What Decision Makers Really Want to Know. To move forward with your e-learning plans and general training strategy, you need to get approval from decision-makers. This could be a senior executive or your CEO, for example.

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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

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

Challenges In Serious Game Development For Corporate Training


In this article, we’ll be looking at a few challenges in serious game development for corporate training. Apart from that, it can also help instructors to create experiential training that allows employees to apply knowledge in real-life tasks.

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How Can an Employee Onboarding Software Fill Your Orientation Gaps?


What is an Employee Onboarding Software? An Employee Onboarding Software is a tool that helps employers to facilitate a smooth hiring process for new employees.

4 Benefits Of AI In Personalized Learning

eLearning Industry

Using AI to transform learning experiences removes traditional limitations and introduces new and exciting possibilities.

Empathetic Leadership in a Multi-Generational Workforce


A diverse workforce with such different generational values posses a unique challenge to leadership training. Teaching empathy may offer an unexpected solution. The post Empathetic Leadership in a Multi-Generational Workforce appeared first on AllenComm.

View from the Learner's Perspective: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Learners make an investment when they participate in learning initiatives - an investment that is often overlooked. Their schedules, priorities, and even their colleagues’ schedules are impacted. The Triple Bottom Line of Learning acknowledges the learner as a crucial stakeholder in the learning process. Join Miriam Taylor and Lonna Jobson of Inno-Versity as they continue in this series by looking at eLearning from the learner's perspective!

4 Essential Employee Satisfaction KPIs To Evaluate Your Microlearning Strategy

eLearning Industry

Microlearning as part of a broader training strategy is an expanding practice. Determining its efficacy alone is challenging, however, in large part due to the inherent nature of this learning method—students learn on their own time, often one very specific concept or task.

6 Common L&D Mistakes (& How To Overcome Them) With Simon Gibson


Simon Gibson is Head of L&D at RS Components and it’s no secret that he’s passionate about transforming workplace learning. […]. The post 6 Common L&D Mistakes (& How To Overcome Them) With Simon Gibson appeared first on Looop.

Shutterstock vs. iStock for presentation photos


Six years ago, we excitedly announced that we’d signed up for our first Shutterstock subscription. Previously, we’d pretty much exclusively been using iStock for our commercial-use presentation photos. We asked, which is best? Shutterstock vs. iStock.

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How becoming a learning organization will benefit your business


Any company interested in surviving the turbulent waters of the modern marketplace must always be learning. Stagnant methods, training, and information become dated as quickly as a weather forecast.

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

Moving on from Ravello: Does your training look like an over-edited Tinder selfie?


Breakups are hard – Dealing with Ravello end of life. Ever been in a relationship that wasn’t really working but you were too afraid or comfortable to end it? Then that significant other dumps you and you realize it was really for the best and long overdue? Okay, maybe it’s just us.

Why ‘Workforce Success’ is the new Customer Success


A brief history of Customer Success By now you are probably familiar with the term ‘Customer Success’.

Putting the passion back into retail L&D: 5 top takeaways (Ep16)


How can you make a business case for learning and development? What is the vital missing ingredient for most training programs? Why must learning be a personal choice? In this week’s episode, we spoke to Bob Phibbs , aka, The Retail Doctor.

How to Launch Your Online Course the Easy Way with Course Maker Pro, WP Engine, and LifterLMS


Learn how to launch your online course the easy way with Course Maker Pro , WP Engine , and LifterLMS in this episode of LMScast featuring David Vogelpohl from WP Engine and Rachel Gogos from brandiD and the Course Maker Pro theme.

View from the C-Suite: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

One of the secrets of the C-suite is that they are always dealing with scarcity. Money spent in one place cannot be spent in another. One hundred thousand dollars spent on learning will not be available to spend on marketing or hiring, or any one of several dozen other budget items. Join Miriam Taylor and Dr. Jerry Zandstra as they take a look at learning, training, and development from the C-suite perspective!