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What is an LRS?


A Learning Record Store, or LRS, is a system that’s used in conjunction with xAPI to collect, store and retrieve people’s learning experiences. xAPI is an eLearning specification that makes it possible to collect learning data from a wide array of sources.

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Locus of learning: community, AI, or org?

Clark Quinn

A recent article caused me to think. Always a great thing! It led to some reflections that I want to share. The article is about a (hypothetical) learning journey, and talks about how learning objects are part of that learning process.

How Long Should Videos Be for E-Learning?


Videos are an essential aspect of online education. But how long is too long? And how short is too short? If your video strategy for creating course videos was to tape a lecture and throw it online, it’s unlikely many of your learners are staying till the end. If they are, they’re probably pausing it mid-stream and coming back to it later. Because a forty-five-minute lecture is more than what the average learner can process in one sitting. And no, it’s not because attention spans are shrinking.

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How To: Get your Employees, Partners & Customers Motivated to Learn


Motivating your learners by nurturing learning engagement. It’s a problem learning and development (L&D) sees time and time again. Learning programs don’t connect with learner needs or fail to engage learners. .

Choosing the Right Technology for External Training

According to Talented Learning, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace. But of course, not all platforms are created equal. Before investing in an LMS, it’s important to understand which type of tool would be a good fit for your use case.

Align Employee and Corporate Goals in 2019

Absorb LMS

Ever look at your team and wonder why they’re wasting time on non-critical tasks? Though you need everyone focused on the right priorities, too often employees misunderstand corporate goals and processes. Or worse yet—they forget to follow your well-crafted compliance policies altogether.

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Multiply Your Sales Coaching Efforts with Modern Learning


At a global contact lens provider, the sales training team recently overcame an all-too-common challenge: doing more with less. Charged with the training and long-term development of 150 medical device salespeople across the U.S.

Learning at Work: Ways to build in Learning to Your Workday


We begin the year with an insightful post from RISC blog contributor, Chris Coladonato. She encourages each of us to add the key habit of learning each day. Chris is a learning and development consultant at Farmers Insurance and a.

How to Transcribe Text into PowerPoint & E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I’ve been playing around with ideas to get old Flash course content into a new HTML5 course. There are tens of thousands of old Flash-based e-learning courses where people no longer have the source files. All they have are published versions of the course and need to convert to HTML5.

Bob Mager’s Was Only Half Right about Learning Objectives

Work Learning

This is NOT a post about Bob Mager. It is something else entirely. In probably the best video I will ever create , I made the case that learning professionals and learners should NOT receive the same set of learning objectives.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

3 Examples of Effective How-To Videos (And How to Choose the Best One)

Visual Lounge

Do it yourself (DIY) and how-to video content is booming. How to” related searches on YouTube grew 70% year over year. In North America alone, viewers watched more than 100 million hours of how-to content since 2015.

Top 3 Reasons to Manage your cGMP Training with LMS Technology

ePath Learning

Compliance is mandatory for manufacturing facilities in the life sciences industry.

6 Top elearning trends to watch out for in 2019


Predicting elearning trends on a yearly basis is generally tricky. Technologies and platforms are changing rapidly. Yet, some trends from the past years continue to remain in the top of the list.

The Importance of Video Summary Assignments in Online Courses


In online courses and MOOCs students most often access videos, and spend most of their time watching them. However, given the fact that watching a video is a somewhat passive activity how can we be sure that learners have reaped all of the possible benefits from it?

Learning By Doing With Digital Guidance

With learning becoming a critical piece to success, it is imperative for enterprises to adopt an integrated learning approach that is aligned with employee expectations. Download the White Paper now to get started!

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Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 17 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page.

Ask the Expert: Greg Nist with MarkLogic


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[VIDEO]: 4 Ways Digital Learning Improves the Professional Learner Journey


A professional’s path to receiving a certification can take a year or more, from deciding to pursue the credential to taking the exam. Is your organization providing the support these time-strapped learners need to stay focused and show up feeling confident on exam day? Certification Learning

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

4 Hot Trends to Boost Fundraising Event Engagement and Revenue


As you begin to plan your 2019 fundraising events, we’ve got just the thing to get your creative juices flowing! We took a look back at last year to uncover top 2018 fundraising trends that will help you enhance attendees’ experiences and raise more money in the new year and beyond. .

Getting Started with a Business Case for eLearning [Infographic]

CommLab India

When you are getting started with eLearning, a business case is required to convince stakeholders of the benefits of eLearning implementation. This infographic tells you how what to include a business case for eLearning. eLearning Design eLearning Business Case

Artificial Intelligence in Learning and Development


Prasoon Nigam spoke at the Dataquest Digital Leadership Conclave 2018. The event was organised at Delhi on the 11th of December 2018.

Looking Ahead: Future-Proofing eLearning in 2019 and Beyond

Learning Solutions Magazine

Looking Ahead: Future-Proofing eLearning in 2019 and Beyond. joanne-astorga. Tue, 01/15/2019 - 00:01

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

8 LMS Trends To Keep On Your eLearning Radar In 2019

eLearning Industry

Remember way back then, when people used to say, “eLearning is the future of education”? Well it’s 2019, and eLearning is the new norm. In this article, I’ll explore 8 LMS trends to help you stay on the cutting edge of eLearning design and development. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Educational Technology Trends Learning Management System Trends LMS Features

6 critical eLearning pitfalls all Learning and Development (L&D) Leaders should avoid


eLearning is like the proverbial Prometheus’ Fire. It will deliver great good for your employees, improve engagement and increase knowledge assimilation. As an L&D leader, you should avoid the following mistakes to help maximize its effectiveness. Digitizing traditional offline or using existing traditional content: Traditional content such as long videos, lengthy documents and classroom training techniques are not symbiotic with eLearning.

Enhancing Training Through The Right Use Of Technology

eLearning Industry

Successful eLearning stems from making the most out of current technological trends. Finding the right tools for the right jobs increases performance and enhances your effectiveness. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Educational Technology Corporate eLearning Best Practices Educational Technology Tools

6 Reasons Foundation Skills Are Key To Success In The Workplace

Learning Pool

6 Reasons Foundation Skills Are Key To Success In The Workplace More than ever, success in the workplace depends on having the key skills to perform.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.