Tue.May 22, 2018

The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

Origin Learning

Earlier blog posts have stressed on how workplace learning has evolved over the years and L&D managers are re-inventing the wheel to meet the demands of the ‘millennial audience’. In this blog post, we examine ‘informal learning’ and see how it can play a major role in modern workplace learning.

6 Steps For Successful Corporate Training Video Production

Dashe & Thomson

Videos are some of the best training tools available in today’s corporate world. For one, they bring concepts to life and engage learners on an emotional level. Would you rather read a complex manual on how to fix a leaky faucet, or watch a five-minute YouTube video on the subject? It is often more convenient and cost-effective to produce training videos than it is to organize in-person training, especially if you’re dealing with audiences spread across multiple shifts, locations, or time zones.

eLEARNING: Create a Course with Impact

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Alex Genadinik Given the powerful eLearning tools available today (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia to name just a few of your options), it's easier than ever to create eLearning. What’s not so easy is creating a course that will have a positive impact on your learners and, if you’re making your content available commercially, make money for you.

Is Microlearning More Than Just Slicing and Dicing Content?

CommLab India

This blog talks about the current training challenges being faced by organizations and how microlearning has evolved as the perfect answer to these challenges. Learning Technology microlearning

[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.

Mental models are the agents of learning

Clark Quinn

I was talking with my friend and colleague Harold Jarche about how he’s expanding his valuable Personal Knowledge Mastery to teams and at the organizational level. Walking through his diagram, what is critical, what is being exchanged, are mental models.

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Adapting elearning. Increasing learning impact with personalisation

Kineo

Today 63% of us use AI such as predictive typing every day without even realising it, according to a survey from HubSpot. So if that figure is to be believed, then the workplace of the future might already be here? Insights

The lighter side of Learning and Development

Adult Learning with Technology

I wanted to give a shout out to Clint Clarkson, the creator of the L&D Scene comic strip. I’ve been following Clint on Twitter and we’re also connected on LinkedIn. His comic strips provide a light heartiness approach to Learning and Development, and often hits the mark on where I’m at in my L&D career. […]. eLearning Fun L&D Learning and Development Linkedin Twitter

How Effective are Current Online Employee Training Solutions in Combating High Attrition Rates?

ProProfs

Have you ever thought why some organizations grow continuously while others get stagnant? Is it because of no or fewer employee benefits, lack of training or probably both?

Blending Classroom Training and eLearning [Infographic]

CommLab India

Learn about the What, Why, and When to use blended learning to maximize training efficiencies. eLearning Design Blended Learning

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.

50 Tips for Better Video

Visual Lounge

Straight from the studio, we’ve put together this infographic of fifty practical tips that will drastically improve the quality of your videos.

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eLBX Session Sneak Peek #4

eLearning Brothers

eLBX 2018 is getting closer and closer and we’re revealing more eLBX sessions every day. We are so excited to host Dr. Karl Kapp for an exciting session on how to use gamification to make an impact. Games, Gamification and Game-Thinking: Making an Impact with Learners.

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What Online Video Platform is Most Popular for Screencasts?

Visual Lounge

At TechSmith, we’ve helped customers publish over a hundred million videos over the last decade using our desktop products Camtasia , Snagit , and Jing. We have helped our customers share videos to their storage destination, and learned a lot in the process.

GDPR: 5 Questions Answered

Meridian

The GDPR: 5 Questions Answered In a rapidly evolving digital world, privacy issues are of concern to both businesses and individuals.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

5 Proven Ways To Create Great Help Content

Visual Lounge

Imagine a giant net under a trapeze rig, ready to cushion a flyer if he or she falls. Without the net, would the trapeze artist have the courage to fly at all? Or would they bail out entirely? Now imagine your company’s help content as that safety net.

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eLEARNING: Create a Course with Impact

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Alex Genadinik Given the powerful eLearning tools available today (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia to name just a few of your options), it's easier than ever to create eLearning. What’s not so easy is creating a course that will have a positive impact on your learners and, if you’re making your content available commercially, make money for you.

Using Subtle Animations & Transitions

Mike Taylor

Animations and slide transitions are something that fall into the “just because you can doesn’t mean you should” category. However, when used well they can bring focus to the right things and add a degree of polish that can make your designs feel a bit more polished and professional.

eLEARNING: Create a Course with Impact

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Alex Genadinik Given the powerful eLearning tools available today (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia to name just a few of your options), it's easier than ever to create eLearning. What’s not so easy is creating a course that will have a positive impact on your learners and, if you’re making your content available commercially, make money for you.

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.

The Popular Trio of Rapid Authoring Tools for Custom E-learning

CommLab India

In the hands of an instructional design expert, the three rapid eLearning authoring tools discussed in this blog can be leveraged to accomplish the toughest of requirements in a fraction of the time. Read on to know more. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

Take Your Mobile Learning To The Next Level With Creative Design Strategies

Tesseract Learning

Mobile learning is increasingly being adopted thanks to creative designs that can be used

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Leaders in the Limelight: Meg Petersen

Learning Solutions Magazine

Leaders in the Limelight: Meg Petersen. susan-jacobs. Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:00

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How to Report on your Customer Training Programs

LearnUpon

Training customers with an LMS is a great way to improve their experience with your product or service. In a previous post, we’ve detailed how customer training helps to boost customer retention and increase revenue. .

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

Why Online Information Security Training Makes a Difference

CommLab India

People are the weakest link in the information security of an organization. This blog makes training managers aware of the benefits of training them through an online course on information security. eLearning Design Information Security Training

Enterprise L&D As The New Engine For Business Success

eLearning Industry

For the following reasons, companies must go beyond simply adopting the latest technologies in order to compete. Continuous learning programs are key to helping businesses gain an edge over competitors. That’s why L&D should be seen as a business process innovation solution that will increase revenue and drive faster innovation, and there are several key aspects of this new approach. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Podcast 9: Association LMS Trends – With Linda Bowers of WBT Systems

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 9 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.

How to Use a Browser to Preview Responsive Courses

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a simple way to test your published courses when building responsive mobile learning. While each browser is a bit different, most have some sort of emulation features. Preview Your Published Responsive Courses. Open the course and right click to access the developer tools (see tutorials below). From there you can access the device emulator to test how the course will respond to different devices or screen resolutions. For example, here’s a responsive e-learning course I published in Rise.

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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.