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.

3 Tips for Making Virtual Collaboration Work Across Global Organizations

D2L

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.

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.

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How Online Training can Lead your Sales Team to Success

ProProfs

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.

The 12 Best Free eLearning Tools and How To Use Them to Improve Your Corporate Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

Whenever you hire new employees, it’s important that you get them up to speed as quickly as possible, without sacrificing the quality of their learning. You also want to make a good impression on these new employees, and so forcing them to sit in a conference room for several hours a day, while someone lectures to them, is probably not ideal. With eLearning, you allow your employees to work through interactive lessons at their own pace.

Recruiting: Improving the Candidate Experience

KnowledgeCity

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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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.

It’s Time to Start Using Videos in Your Courses

LearnDash

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

TalentLMS

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

Mental Models for Learning Design

Litmos

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

Steps to Convert PPT into eLearning Using Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate is a one-stop solution for all the rapid, responsive and interactive eLearning requirements.

5 Tips to Build an Effective LMS Portal Your Learners Will Love

CommLab India

This blog highlights 5 important tips to design an effective learning management system that learners will love. Learning Technology LMS

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! .

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.

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.

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

Pract.us

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.

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

Kineo

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.

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.

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!

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

Top 10 eLearning Trends for 2018

Powerhouse Hub

Here is a comprehensive list of the top ten eLearning trends to watch out for in 2018

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