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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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Effective Learning Strategies Are Never “One Size Fits All”


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.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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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.

Building Modern Independent Lifelong Learners

Jane Hart

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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Geenio Update: Fighting Procrastination with New Features


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!

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.

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


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?

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 Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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.

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


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.

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

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.

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.

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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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

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

Why Large Organizations Should Be Hyper-Focused On Entry-Level Employee Training


The Valedictorians have been picked, gowns have been ordered, and diplomas have almost all been printed. In a few months, hundreds of thousands of new graduates will enter the job market. Are you prepared for these entry-level employees? Because according to The Accenture Strategy 2016 U.S.

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.

First steps for building a coherent digital training strategy


We are in the twenty-first century, a time which is defined by an unprecedented surge in technology. Everybody in the modern world is somehow connected and most jobs do require more than average computer and internet skills.

Infographic: Top 7 Things You Can Do With LMS Data


Having access to student data enables a higher education institution to make more informed decisions. This can lead to improving operational efficiencies, driving institutional goals, … Continued. The post Infographic: Top 7 Things You Can Do With LMS Data appeared first on D2L. D2L News Student Success

Visualize Your Training Data with an Infographic Report + Free Template

Mike Taylor

Virtually every training department in the world does some form of post-event evaluation. Instead of giving your stakeholders data that looks something like this… Egad….nobody nobody is going to read that!

Improve your training programs with increased collaboration


Curating content and creating an engaging training program for your organization is no easy feat. You have to sort through large amounts of elearning courses, find the right ones for a variety of initiatives, departments, and learners, and then create impactful learning plans.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Learn how I turned crappy AWB legislation into human readable content


Hey blog readers – I have great news – I’m now a fully fledged Yarnoer! And while my last post was mostly about how my avatar looks more like a young Simon Baker than me, there have been more substantial developments - Yarno has put me to work!

Increase collaboration to create better training programs


Curating content and creating an engaging training program for your organization is no easy feat. You have to sort through large amounts of elearning courses, find the right ones for a variety of initiatives, departments, and learners, and then create impactful learning plans.

Can I Make a Dial Look Like a Timer in My Course? (Part 2)

Yukon Learning

In our last entry , we discussed how to make a dial look like a timer in a course. Because we know that there’s never any ONE way to do things in Storyline, this entry will focus on using some advanced options to make the timer user-controlled rather than timeline-based.