Wed.Dec 06, 2017

Engaging eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

All of us have experienced dry, boring, painful eLearning. I can say that with confidence because it’s so prevalent. The question is–why is there so much of it? My answer, or at least part of it, is that eLearning designers and developers have very few good examples to reference.

Conceptual Clarity

Clark Quinn

Ok, so I can be a bit of a pedant. Blame it on my academic background, but I believe conceptual clarity is important ! If we play fast and loose with terminology, we can be be convinced of something without truly understanding it. Ultimately, we can waste money chasing unwarranted directions, and worse, perhaps even do wrong by our learners. Where do the problems arise? Sometimes, it’s easy to ride a bizbuzz bandwagon. Hey, the topic is hot, and it sounds good.

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3 Tips for Making Virtual Collaboration Work Across Global Organizations


Working remotely, or teleworking, is becoming much more prevalent in the world of work. Virtual collaboration tools are allowing companies of all sizes to recruit, … Continued. Corporate Learning Trends D2L News

Catch the Wave

CLO Magazine

Josh Bersin is founder of Bersin by Deloitte, and a principal with Deloitte Consulting. Careers are changing faster than ever. Oxford University predicts that nearly 50 percent of all jobs will be transformed in the next 20 years. I believe it’s happening far faster.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

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10 questions worth asking when choosing an LMS Software


With a CAGR of 7.2, the global eLearning market is set to reach $325 billion by 2015; and, switching to cloud-based systems and providing learning-on-the-go are the most prominent trends the. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

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It’s Time to Start Using Videos in Your Courses


You have probably noticed the increase in the amount of videos you see across the internet. Businesses are creating YouTube channels like they were creating Facebook pages five years ago. The increased preference for video is changing the way that we learn both formally and informally. In fact, it has been reported that by 2020 roughly 82% of consumer internet traffic will be composed of internet video.

How to use your LMS to Improve Customer Relationships


When we think of who benefits from a Learning Management System, the first people who come to mind are employees.

Who Owns “Microlearning?” The Learners Do. Not Grovo.

Vignettes Learning

Grovo, Inc. founded 2010) has trademarked the term “Microlearning”, reported by Chief Learning Officer. CLO states this is currently on a Supplemental Status. This is another attempt of a Goliath overshadowing the small folks made up of many Davids.

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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.

Recruiting: Improving the Candidate Experience


There it is, the job of your dreams, at the company you always wanted to work for. You are ready, willing, and able to apply. You’ve prepared a great resume, honed your interview skills, created physical and online portfolios, and examples of your technological and online skills.

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21st Century Skills in eLearning

Web Courseworks

Which century do you want to prepare your learners for: the 1900s, or the 2000s? The answer may seem obvious, but that’s not readily apparent in the eLearning we design. Many of our curricula reflect what we used to value in the workplace: mastery of domain knowledge.

Mental Models for Learning Design


Modeling Decisions. The world’s changing faster, and our ability to respond depends on our ability to adapt. It’s become clear that what will make the difference for organizations will be the ability to make decisions quickly in the face of increasing ambiguity.

Exploring Curatr’s Hidden Gems: Five Intuitive Features You May Not Know About

HT2 Labs

Our recent Curatr experience day affirmed Curatr as a key tool in the learning initiatives of our clients and partners. Join us as we discuss the 5 most intuitive features that make it all possible.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

7 Ways to Increase LMS Engagement in 2018

Roundtable Learning

One of the greatest takeaways from listening to industry-leading CLOs discuss their learning challenges is that companies are struggling to increase LMS engagement and usability

Behavioural Design and Online Learning

Growth Engineering

Humans are extraordinary. We’re a species of skydivers, roundabout enthusiasts, stamp collectors and astronauts. We’re a wonderfully wacky assortment of characters, and we definitely aren’t as predictable as we often think.

A Gift For Our Favorite Rockstars

eLearning Brothers

Are you ready for the holidays? Here at eLearning Brothers, we’re kicking off the holiday season with a special gift for you! In the spirit of giving we want to say thank you to all members of eLearning Brothers by giving you a: FREE Customizable Courseware lesson of your choice—worth $4,500! .

Video Simulations and Screencasts for Effective Online Training

CommLab India

Check this blog to know how you can use video simulations and screencasts for process and software training. eLearning Design video based learning

Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

You know the benefits of extended enterprise. But how do execute the plan? Learn more about the technical considerations that can help you create a strategy to manage the delivery and tracking of product training across a variety of systems.

Each Phase of ADDIE Encompasses Core Tasks for IDs by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

The ADDIE instructional design model encompasses specific tasks that aid instructional designers in creating. successful eLearning. Design Strategies Instructional Design

5 Blended-Learning Benefits for Corporate Trainers

ej4 eLearning

Blended learning has been a growing part of corporate training for a few years now. According to Training Magazine’s 2017 Training Industry Report , companies reported that around 34.7% of training hours were delivered with blended-learning techniques in the past year—up 2.7% from just two years ago.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development.

Training Vision 2: Industry Strategies and Trends

Your Training Edge

Summary: As you plan your vision and strategy for 2018, it’s important to take a look at your industry in general. Let’s discuss why and how. As training professionals, we have to remember that our industry covers not only the industry of our firm but also the industry related to training and development. And both of these areas can have an impact on your strategy for the upcoming year.

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!

Focus on what happens before and after learning, pt. 1


As L&D professionals, we know that you work hard to create courses that are engaging and captivating with the main goal of imparting necessary knowledge on learners in a way that helps them to retain the information and put it into practical use after the fact. However, according to The Conference Board, traditional training methods result in only 37% learning transfer.

Learning Strategies to Design Engaging Online Health & Safety Training – Part 1

CommLab India

This blog discusses 4 learning strategies that make your online health and safety training engaging and effective. Training Solutions Safety Training

How Online Training can Lead your Sales Team to Success


I was of the opinion that a good salesperson is the one who is a smooth talker and quick to answer questions even before you have them. Someone who will convince you to buy a product that you probably don’t even need.

5 Reasons To Digitalize Your Corporate Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check our infographic to know the advantages of digitalizing your corporate training. eLearning Design Corporate Training

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Whether you’re a solo eLearning hero or you’re like the Avengers and you have your whole squad, Blue Sky eLearn is counting down 10 tips that’ll help you put some POW into your program and make your eLearning program more successful than ever before!

4 Ways Workplace Technology Changed in 2017


Increased cloud adoption, intensified collaboration, escalated interconnectivity, and an overhauled approach to corporate learning—2017 has been marked by rapid, relentless change. These changes, however, are not independent of each other.

5 Reasons to Choose Mobile Learning for Corporate Training

CommLab India

This blog will give you five reasons to adopt mobile learning for your training needs. Learning Technology mobile learning

Persistent vs Consistent: Which Should You Be as a Leader?


Do you struggle to connect with your team? Do they get frustrated with how you handle yourself depending on the situation? If so, it is time to consider if you are being a persistent or consistent leader.