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Building Modern Independent Lifelong Learners

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Color Theory for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

We had a great webinar last week on designing visual hierarchy. Our senior designer, Stacey Wilhelmsen, touched on some elements of color while discussing visual hierarchy principles.

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Some Simple Truths about Us and Learning at Work

The Simple Shift

We tend to, in the age of lots of information, make more out of things than we need to and should. What motivates us and how we learn are not impervious to this bombardment. And yes I know there is a lot of science and research happening but there is also a lot of common […]. Charles Jennings community conversation Learning experience reflection social learning work

8 Tips To Increase Attendance Rates In Online Training

Lambda Solutions

You’re ready to roll out your new online training course, but can you say the same for your staff? In this article, I’ll share 8 tips to get your employees ready and increase attendance rates in online training. Moodle online learning learner engagement eLearning trends

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[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.

TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: Engagement Is Not Enough

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby, COTP. We hear it all the time: engage your learners, create e-learning that is engaging, make sure the students are engaged.   And so we create interactive eLearning. In our classrooms we call students by name and discuss things with them face to face.

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TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: Engagement Is Not Enough

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby, COTP. We hear it all the time: engage your learners, create e-learning that is engaging, make sure the students are engaged.   And so we create interactive eLearning. In our classrooms we call students by name and discuss things with them face to face.

Effective Learning Strategies Are Never “One Size Fits All”

Docebo

Join us April 19 to discover how to create effective personalized learning experiences and how Docebo’s Pages helps you bring them to life. Personalized learning is at the heart of modern professional learning, and the demand for these experiences is stronger than ever.

PERFORMANCE SUPPORT – Converging Learning with Point-of-Work

Living in Learning

A perfect storm of increasing demand to remain competitive and the continuous nature of change have effectively flanked the traditional Training Paradigm. L&D cannot keep pace. Even with smaller micro-learning objects, agile design, rapid development, and mobile delivery tactics, the solutions remain focused on pushing potential…not performance. 70:20:10 Five Moments of Need learning performance discipline Performance Support xAPI 70-20-10 EPSS

Plagiarism and ethics

Clark Quinn

I recently wrote on the ethics of L&D, and I note that I didn’t address one issue. Yet, it’s very clear that it’s still a problem. In short, I’m talking about plagiarism and attribution. And it needs to be said.

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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.

What Affects the Cost of eLearning Development?

Dashe & Thomson

Every year, an increasing number of organizations use eLearning to deliver more of their training. As eLearning tools evolve, they continue to offer more functionality at a lower cost, making eLearning an increasingly attractive alternative – or complement – to traditional training methods. So, exactly, how much does eLearning cost? What variables affect that cost?

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What are the Biggest Virtual Classroom Tool Challenges? Experts Say.

InSync Training

I nSync Training President Jennifer Hofmann recently had the opportunity to join a panel of experts at eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2018 conference to discuss The Present and Future of Virtual Classroom Tools. Over the coming weeks, Getting InSync will feature highlights from this engaging, informative discussion.

Information security: plug the leaky learning faucet with learning campaigns

Kineo

If you’ve ever invested countless hours preparing a one-hour corporate training or 30-minute management webinar, you know how frustrating it can be to have your attendees retain very little. Even though you spent considerable time in making the event lively or the webinar interactive, attendees can still struggle to retain what was covered.

What Does LMS Stand For? It’s Simpler Than You Think.

TOPYX LMS

The average non-IT employee isn’t aware that the LMS market was worth $4,396 million in 2016.¹ Such individuals may not even be sure of what ‘LMS’ means. If this describes you, you have nothing to feel self-conscious about. After all, this acronym is used often in the workplace yet seldom defined by company leaders. What precisely does LMS stand for and how can one benefit you and the company you work for? What Does ‘LMS’ Stand For?

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.

Using LaTeX in LearnDash

LearnDash

Yes, you can use LaTeX for math equation in LearnDash. One question we often receive is if it is possible to use LaTeX for creating math equations, particularly in a quiz for both the question and possible answer selections. I am happy to say that this is indeed possible, and it is easier than you think! Step 1: Install the free MathJax LaTeX plugin. This is what makes the entire use of latex in LearnDash a reality.

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Geenio Update: Fighting Procrastination with New Features

Geenio

A previous couple of updates we dedicated to improvements here and there, following the feedback from instructional designers, admins, and learners who use Geenio on a daily basis. So we were keeping quiet until we have something worth its own blog post. The time has come!

Learning Technology Evaluation Checklist for L&D Pros

Bottom-Line Performance

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What is SCORM? A Simple Guide for those new to eLearning

LearnUpon

SCORM has become so widely used, it’s often referred to as the default or de facto standard of eLearning. But SCORM’s confusing name and technical nature make it difficult for some eLearning professionals to understand.

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.

Why Learning Analytics is the Best Approach to Evaluate Online Assessments[Infographic]

CommLab India

As a training manager, are you having trouble tracking your employees’ key performance areas and progress even after designing effective online assessments? Are you unable to interpret the results? Want to know if the assessments are effective in measuring performance?

How to Create Engaging E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a presentation from a previous workshop on how to create interactive e-learning. For this workshop, I focused on how to create an engaging e-learning experience for the end-user. Here are a few core points from the presentation on how to create engaging e-learning courses.

Why Do You Need a Customized LMS?

CommLab India

Discover how to increase the power of an LMS through customizing it as per your requirements. Learning Technology LMS

Starbucks to Implement Unconscious Bias Training

CLO Magazine

Starbucks Coffee Company announced it will close more than 8,000 stores the afternoon of May 29 for unconscious bias training. This announcement comes in the wake of protests following an incident at a Philadelphia Starbucks store where two black men were arrested for trespassing.

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.

Adopting Accessible E-Learning for Reasons Beyond Compliance

CommLab India

What are the reasons, apart from compliance to provide accessible e-learning to your employees? Check this blog to find the reasons that include creating an inclusive workplace. eLearning Design Accessible eLearning

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What Is Learning Evaluation?

Watershed

Knowing how to aggregate and evaluate all types of learning is a priority for many learning and development practitioners. In fact, many say there's a growing demand from their organizations to show L&D’s impact across the organization.

Gamify Online Training with iSpring Learn LMS

CommLab India

This blog shares the gamification techniques available in iSpring Learn LMS. This LMS product focuses on points, badges, and leaderboards. Learning Technology iSpring

How a UI/UX Makes or Breaks your LMS

AbaraLMS

The LMS is an interactive system, and like any interactive system, ease in navigation and usability play a defining role in its success. The UI/UX of an LMS is responsible for how we, the users, perceive this system.

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.