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Figure it out

E-Learning Provocateur

I can honestly say I’ve never suffered from imposter syndrome. I’ve always been the type of person who likes to work out how to do something hands-on, so I can talk about it with confidence. I suppose I’ve been lucky in the sense that, throughout my career, I’ve been able to align my curiosity and sense of direction with the needs of the business. Having said that, I also suppose I’ve created some of my own luck by keeping a few steps ahead of the business.

MWL Newsletter no 89

Jane Hart

Articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 28 October – 3 November 2018. when companies should/shouldn’t invest in training, for digital transformation encourage continuous learning & more]. Modern Workplace Learning

AR / VR in eLearning

Adult Learning with Technology

Recently I came across this article on eLearning Industry that talks about AR and VR in the eLearning space. However, in spite of all the benefits, eLearning also poses a plethora of challenges which Virtual Reality (VR) aims to solve. VR brings with it a realm of simulations and real-life knowledge that makes retaining content and applying concepts in daily life easy. This article resonates with me as I look to bring this type of technology into my current work place.

Best Practices for Designing Employee Onboarding Programs

The eLearning Coach

What are the best practices for an effective onboarding program? Here are some approaches to consider, based on research and experience. eLearning Design employee onboarding new hire onboarding onboarding

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.

Demonstrating the ROI of Corporate eLearning


Demonstrating the ROI of Corporate eLearning. Chances are you’ve landed here because you run, or work for an organisation that needs to do eLearning better (whether they know it or not).

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Most of us can relate to not having enough time. Time is a limited resource that’s prone to run out, especially in the workplace. Staff are asked to wear many hats, with vast responsibilities that can become overbearing. Daily tasks become even more difficult when time isn’t allocated effectively.

5 Tips To Apply Proactive Learning In Online Training

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In the workplace, quick reflexes are useful, but initiative has a bigger impact. Is there a way to implement this in your online training program? In this article, I’ll discuss how to apply proactive learning in online training. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Instructional Design Adult Learning Instructional Design Tips Millennials

DevLearn 2018 DemoFest Recap: Winning Project: Best Academic Solution

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This year was the first year that I have participated in DemoFest through the E-Learning Guild. If you’re unfamiliar, they liken it to a science fair for e-learning projects.

7 Examples On Scenario Based Learning (SBL) For Formal And Informal Learning

eLearning Industry

Scenario Based Learning (SBL) is used extensively as a learner strategy in online learning. In this article, I pick 7 examples that showcase how you can use Scenario Based Learning to enhance both formal and informal learning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Scenario based learning Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning Narration eLearning Scenario Tips Informal Learning Tips

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

Microlearning Companies – What to look for

Ed App

Microlearning is one of the most effective forms of learning, especially in a company training context where learners tend to be older, unwilling and less open to absorbing new information.

Obsidian Learning Is A Top eLearning Development Company For The 3rd Year

eLearning Industry

Obsidian Learning’s winning streak continues with the announcement that they are among eLearning Industry’s Top 10 eLearning Development Companies for 2018. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Virtual Reality In eLearning – Using VR As A Microlearning Nugget For Induction And Onboarding

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I share a case study on Virtual Reality in eLearning. It uses a microlearning nugget featuring Virtual Reality (VR) for induction and onboarding (using Adobe Captivate 2019). It shows you how the VR based approach can create an immersive learning experience.

Learning Pool Enters Apprenticeship Market With Scottish Acquisition

eLearning Industry

We have announced the acquisition of MediaCorp, the Hamilton, Scotland based online learning and e-portfolio provider. The company, founded and run by James Marshall will become part of the Learning Pool group. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

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.

ERROR When Saving Captivate 2019 file

Adobe Captivate

I’m in the process of saving a Captivate 2019 file. The following error comes up: Has anyone seen this error? Thank you! The post ERROR When Saving Captivate 2019 file appeared first on eLearning. Project Backup Question Workspace error_message project backup question workspace

VR Content Editors: The Signs Of A Paradigm Shift In The Learning Industry

eLearning Industry

With tech pioneers like Google and Facebook investing heavily in VR and AR, the race to harness the benefits is currently at an all-time high. Whereas the eLearning authoring tool leaders are now shifting gears to adopt this tech, the eLearning industry is on the verge of a paradigm shift. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Trends Augmented Learning Cloud-Based Authoring Tools Benefits eLearning Future Virtual Reality

Adobe Captivate 2019 vs. SharePoint: The Issue is real.

Adobe Captivate

Recently there have been some discussions about the JSON files in Adobe Captivate 2019 and issues with SharePoint blocking them during the upload process. This occurs on both intranet and extranet server side. What is a JSON file format?

The Promising Future Of The Game-Based Learning Market

eLearning Industry

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

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9 Essential Questions To Ask When Choosing An ATS Software

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Is Your Organisation Ready for a Learning Management System?


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Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter from “How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School”

Adobe Captivate

I recently posted some recommended reading that relates to a virtual class I recently taught on gamification. Here is the recording.). This is my own summary of the first chapter on the list. I highly recommend the entire book, which is available for free from the National Academies Press. It was written in 2000 but it contains some great foundational information.

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.

Microlearning Companies – What to look for

Ed App

Microlearning is one of the most effective forms of learning, especially in a company training context where learners tend to be older, unwilling and less open to absorbing new information. Transferring knowledge using bite-sized chunks of highly-relevant information makes for better, more effective learning than talking at a group of disinterested adults in a training room or sitting them down in front of a long, boring eLearning course.

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Adobe Captivate

Last month, I attended the Adobe Learning Summit in Las Vegas and was part of the second cohort to gain the Adobe Captivate Specialist Certification. Since returning, several people have asked about the process of gaining the certification, so I’ve decided to share some of the Q&A. If you’re thinking of taking the certification, my hope is that there might be something useful in here for you too. Q: How did you find out about it? It was advertised on the Adobe Captivate product site.

Hotspots for a 2D Image – workflow 2 (close button/lightbox)

Adobe Captivate

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