Tue.Jul 09, 2019

ID and eLearning Links 7/9/19

Experiencing eLearning

The links and resources in this post include learning science, patterns and tips for branching scenarios, visual design principles, and some free resources. Learning Science.

Manufacturing Training: How to Set Up a Successful Onboarding Training Program


The primary reason most manufacturers invest in onboarding is to reduce time to productivity for new hires. However, the benefits of an onboarding program for manufacturing employees go beyond promoting productivity.

How Can We Advocate for Learners in the Virtual Classroom?

InSync Training

The virtual classroom offers a flexible, dynamic learning environment for modern learning blends. We often think about questions such as: When can we most appropriately incorporate virtual classrooms into our instructional designs ?

Using Your E-book to Create an Online Course


If you have created an e-book then you are well on your way to an online course (and more profit)! Do you have an e-book? Is it doing well?

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

Engaging Learning and the Serious eLearning Manifesto

Clark Quinn

Way back in ’05, my book on games for learning was published. At its core was an alignment between what made an effective education practice and what makes engaging experiences.

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What Are Today’s Best Active Learning Strategies?

Lambda Solutions

- 4 MIN READ -. What is active learning and why should I consider it? Active learning is a style of teaching derived from social theories of learning - the school of thought that says people learn best in social contexts.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2019 (11.5): Branching View Broken?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe recently updated Captivate 2019 from version 11 to 11.5. While most of the interface remains unchanged between 11 and 11.5, there are several enhancements that I've been writing about here (such as the improved assets ).

How Custom Software Development Can Help Your Company?

Your Training Edge

Every business, no matter what their scale, seem to be relevant to the software development company today. It is because they are fond of the speedy solution that the custom software development offer to help them attain the business goals.

Create a Gamified E-learning Template

Rapid eLearning

Many of us are challenged to convert our linear content into something more interactive and engaging. I was digging through some old workshop files and stumbled upon one I built a while back but never ended up sharing it outside of the workshop.

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 Learning Equation that Changes Everything

Blue Sky eLearn

As adults, most of us operate with a fundamental belief that we are terrible students.

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Spaced Learning Set-Up and Delivery in VTA 9.0


Micro-Learning Delivery: Setting up Spaced Learning in VTA 9.0 Overview You’ve likely heard of Spaced Learning – the delivery of learning content over time to help improve retention. It has been sometimes called Spaced Practice or Spaced Repetition.

The Power of Learning-Focused Leadership

CLO Magazine

The relationship between learning and leading is not a new idea. In a 1990 speech delivered to McKinsey & Co., John W. Gardner, Stanford professor and policy developer under the Lyndon Johnson administration, said the most pressing need for leaders was to focus on “personal renewal.”

How to Build Compliance Training in 5 Easy Steps


Compliance. It’s everyone’s groan and moan workplace learning, but does it have to be? In fact, compliance topics can be interesting, compelling, and critical — a kind of critical mass that can make them fun for us developers and thought-provoking and relevant for our learners.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Managing multilingual courses just got a whole lot easier

Rustici Software

If your courses support multiple languages, then you know it can get complicated when it comes to managing all of the different course files—from maintaining them to delivering and distributing them to your clients and end users.

Budget Matters: Cutting Education Costs Without Losing Quality

Gutenberg Technology

In the education space, it’s no secret that controlling costs is a critical component of any administrator’s job. It’s just as important as providing the best possible resources for students.

How And When To Use Custom eLearning Solutions For Employee Training

eLearning Industry

Organizations that believe and invest in learning hold an edge over their competitors, who focus solely on productivity. Over the years, eLearning has emerged as an imperative component of learning programs due to greater reach and easier accessibility.

The First 5 Must-have Elements in a Structured eLearning Journey

CommLab India

Make your eLearning journey learner-centric by incorporating these elements. Explore them and make your eLearning journey hassle-free. eLearning Design Instructional Design

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Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.

Choosing The Best LMS Software For Corporate Employee Training: A Guide For Training Managers

eLearning Industry

The hunt for the best LMS software to deliver your corporate employee training doesn’t need to be complicated. It’s simply a case of asking a number of important questions that help hone your search. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Hitting All The Right Keynotes: Announcing Our LENS 2019 Keynote Speakers


Austin has long been called “The Live Music Capital of the World.” From South by Southwest to Austin City Limits and everything in between, many a legend has graced the stages throughout the city. Here at Degreed, we couldn’t be more excited to bring further star power to the stage in Austin.

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Learning with bees

Learning with e's

Photo by Patrick Brinksma on unsplash One of the most impressive TED talks I ever viewed was presented by Neuroscientist Beau Lotto and a 12 year-old student called Amy O'Toole. Amy had earlier attended Blackawton Primary School in South Devon, under the headship of visionary educator Dave Strudwick.

On the use of infographics in online training


Infographics are tremendously popular these days. The rise of the social media platforms has led to these visually appealing informative items to go viral. They are currently the most shared things , according to a study done on over one million articles.

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

Importance of Online Training: 3 Ways It Saves Your Company Money


According to RNR Market Research , the Global LMS Market size is expected to grow from US $9.2 Billion in 2018 to US $22.4 Billion by 2023. This indicates that in five years the LMS market size is expected to more than double in size.

Empathy Training with Virtual Technology


As companies evolve, so do their training programs. The influx of global and virtually-run organizations has created a need for comprehensive virtual training options.

Top 8 Takeaways from WWDC 2019


From June 3-7, our software developers Steve Richey and Daniel Pfeiffer attended WWDC in San Jose, CA. WWDC hosted over 100 Apple presented technical and design-focused sessions, hands-on labs, expert-led consultations, special events, and exciting guest speakers.

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Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

Historically, associations built educational content programming around live location-based events. That’s one reason why national conferences have become magnets for members seeking professional development and certification. But content preferences are rapidly changing.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.