Tue.Oct 17, 2017

How Fantasy Elements Improve the Learning Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

The idea of using whimsy and fantasy as part of a training program makes some learning leaders nervous. Will learners take the training seriously? Will serious-minded audiences be offended by the lighthearted approach? And most importantly, what will stakeholders think?

The 4 Cs to Designing Meaningful Scenarios, Part 3: Connections

eLearning Brothers

One of the biggest mistakes made in scenario-writing is not providing the learner the opportunity to reflect on the choice that they made. Reflection is what makes learning stick.

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Here’s What Needs to be in Your E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

I get questions all the time about work portfolios. One of the most frequent questions is “what types of courses need to be in the portfolio?” ” Why Have a E-Learning Portfolio? The portfolio is your proof of skills.

5 Reasons Why Using Consultants are Good for your L&D Budget

Clarity Consultants

It might seem counterintuitive that hiring a consultant would help you save money, but when it comes to your L&D budget – hiring a consultant is a great option.

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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Let your learners fail

LearnUpon

If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again. Failure is an important part of training, after all, we learn from our mistakes. So, it’s important to keep that in mind when creating your eLearning courses.

5 Reasons Why Microlearning Would Work for Your Employees

D2L

US businesses spend more than $70 billion annually on employee learning and development, with the average employee receiving close to 60 hours of training per … Continued. Corporate Learning Trends Professional Development

World of Learning Conference and Exhibition - Day 2

Unicorn Training

Our second day at World of Learning Conference and Exhibition kicked off with a nice little surprise! When we arrived at our stand we found a post-it note stuck to the table from yesterday's winner - Karen we're so pleased you love your unicorn so much - enjoy!We We had a slightly different team than yesterday, so it was nice to see the reaction from our colleagues when they arrived at our stand.

What’s the Best Way to Copy and Paste in Storyline?

Yukon Learning

Quite often in class, and in actual development, you’ve made something super awesome on the slide, and you need more of it. This could be buttons, shapes, markers, text boxes–you name it! And shortcuts are a great way to cut down development time.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

5 Reasons Why Using Consultants are Good for your L&D Budget

Clarity Consultants

It might seem counterintuitive that hiring a consultant would help you save money, but when it comes to your L&D budget – hiring a consultant is a great option. Without a strong learning and development plan, your employees will fail to keep pace with the fast-moving market, or they may even jump ship to find a company who is willing to invest in their long-term success. As an employer in one of the most challenging hiring markets history has ever seen, this is not a risk you can take.

How To Measure The ROI Of Online Training?

Adobe Captivate

Today, most organizations use eLearning as a significant part of their training delivery.

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Using our unique assessment suite

Ed Microlearning

Ed's learning management platform has been built from the ground-up with the core design tenant that any instructional designer using our system would have total confidence that they have a complete understanding of their learners' knowledge and progress.

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Powerful Employee Learning for Small Businesses on a Budget

Pract.us

No much money to throw around? Consider some low-cost training strategies. Small businesses don’t have a ton of money to throw at training. They have to fill skills gaps and onboard new people as efficiently as possible.

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

New thoughts on design thinking

Litmos

In the early 80’s, I read an article calling for a cognitive engineering: designing systems that matched how our brains work. I was designing educational computer games at the time, and was struggling to find good guidance to choose between interface (and learning) alternatives.

How to go about e-learning assessments

Matrix

E-learning has already won its place as the best suited learning & development tool in today’s organizations. It is flexible, cost-effective and most appealing to the new generations now becoming the majority in the modern workplace.

Calling all eLearning experts: Free passes now available for Adobe Learning Summit (ALS) 2017

Adobe Captivate

Do you want to know about the latest innovations and what’s new with Captivate and the e-learning industry? Attend the Adobe eLearning Summit 2017 in Las Vegas. Here’s what makes you eligible for a free pass.

Ways to Enhance your Leadership Skills

AXIOM Learning Solutions

What makes a good leader? And are they born? Or taught? It’s probably both! Just because you weren’t born with certain skills that draw people. Read More. The post Ways to Enhance your Leadership Skills appeared first on AXIOM Learning Solutions.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

Good Times Never Last Forever

CLO Magazine

Are you ready for the next recession? I know this seems like a silly question to ask as the stock market continues to set new records and the unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in more than 10 years.

How to Motivate Certification Candidates

WBT Systems

Have you ever heard people talk about studying for and obtaining their Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation? You can tell by the intensity of their conversation that getting the CAE credential is a transformative experience. However, the path to the CAE credential involves a great deal of sacrifice—and many give up along the way.

Come join us at I/ITSEC

Rustici Software

I/ITSEC is going to be here before we know it! Rustici Software will be exhibiting again this year–booth 413–and are looking forward to heading to Orlando in November.

xAPI for Interactive eBooks by Sarah Gilbert

Learning Solutions Magazine

Interactive eBooks have long been around, but we only recently gained the ability to track usage with xAPI and. It’s simple. to add this to your analysis tools. Development Strategies Learning Media Performance Support Training Strategies

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

5 Key Features of Microlearning [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check our infographic to know the 5 key features of microlearning. Learning Technology microlearning

HT2 Labs Releases Open-Source Learning Locker LRS at DevLearn 2017 by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

HT2 Labs is delighted to unveil the latest version of Learning Locker to be released open source, version 2, at DevLearn 2017. Design & Development Tools Emerging Topics Learning Systems Management

3 Things You Should Automate in Your Courses

LearnDash

Automation is all the rage today as it has proven to be an effective strategy when used correctly. But what exactly should be automated in your online courses? It is a question I come across nearly daily. People want to know what parts of a LearnDash courses can be automatized. The answer isn’t so simple. There are in fact a lot of areas that can be automated, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that it they should be.

Leadership Amidst Chaos

Your Training Edge

Today’s organizations are finding themselves in chaos more often. Layoffs, poor economic conditions, and structural changes are causing leaders to become caught up in confusion, too.

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

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