Mon.Apr 16, 2018

How to Help Your Managers Embark on their Learning Journey

Learning Wire

What’s stopping managers from learning? When Towards Maturity asked this question, 61% of managers said the main reason was that they lacked the time for self-study 1.

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All About Serious Games: Types and Purposes

Designing Digitally

The tremendous growth of serious games has touched almost every facet of education. With this expansion, it becomes necessary to delve a little deeper into the different types of serious games, as well as the various structures and purposes that they can have.

7 Ways to Make Money Selling Online Courses


How to turn a profit in online education. Online education is a burgeoning market, but with all the competition, finding your way toward earning a profit off an online course can be difficult. In fact, many would-be educators wonder if it’s even possible. Well, we believe it is. To get you started, here are 7 proven ways to make money selling courses online. Charge up front.

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The Surfer Who Face-Planted: Lessons for Leadership Development

Training Industry

The post The Surfer Who Face-Planted: Lessons for Leadership Development appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized leadership development reflection resilience

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Infographic: 8 Dos and Don'ts to make your eLearning initiative work

Melon Learning

Download the infographic or read our blog post on the same topic. eLearning Tips and Tricks Infographics

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Webinar: The Principles Behind Designing Visual Hierarchy

eLearning Brothers

What is visual hierarchy? A quick definition: “The arrangement or presentation of elements in a way that implies importance.”

Customize Your Classroom with Blended Learning


Every school district, every classroom, every teacher, and every student is different. The needs, expectations, and the methods to meet desired outcomes for each are different.

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

Web Courseworks

Objective: Each year over 90,000 health insurance professionals across the country take the American Health Insurance Plan’s ( AHIP’s ) Medicare Training to satisfy government-mandated compliance requirements. AHIP wanted to offer more professional development health insurance courses.

The Nature of Business Tribes

CLO Magazine

Evolutionarily speaking, humans are conditioned to seek affiliation through families and tribes. These groups band together and establish rules to create a sense of safety and belonging, fight a common enemy or accomplish something meaningful.

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.

Change the title, change the work?

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Have I had it wrong all these years … is not been about me being a Learning Technologist (LT), I’ve actually been an Instructional Designer (ID) instead? Bear with me here … This reflection is the 18th entry in my ‘what is a learning technologist’ series.

E-learning Outsourcing – What to Outsource at Each Phase of E-learning Development

CommLab India

Discover the different stages of creating an e-learning course and decide if you should outsource them or not. eLearning Design eLearning Outsourcing

Two Good: Why Social Learning And Microlearning Make A Great Combination

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will provide insights on why it makes sense to use social learning and microlearning in conjunction. I will also outline how you can use them practically to double the impact on the learning in your organization. Social Learning And Microlearning: A Great Combination.

Why Articulate’s RISE is Impressive for Responsive eLearning!

CommLab India

This blog explains why Articulate Storyline’s web-based application ‘Rise’ is very useful for developing responsive eLearning courses that work on multiple devices seamlessly. Learning Technology Articulate Rise

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

Constructivism 3: The Principles of Constructivism

The E-Learning Curve

Bruner’s 1966 text Toward a Theory of Instruction described the key principles of constructivism. Driscoll outlines five conditions for learning. It's useful to elaborate on these principles and conditions, as they are relevant to the rest of this series of articles.

Take Your Training Global with Effective Translation and Localization

CommLab India

Discover the many translation and localization strategies that can help your e-learning course go truly global. Training Translations translation and localization

8 Quick Ways To Boost The Productivity Of Your eLearning Team


eLearning Project Managers must keep their collaborators on task and on time. In this article, we’ll share 8 tips to boost the productivity of your eLearning team and meet crucial deadlines. How To Boost The Productivity Of Your eLearning Team.

Beyond Buzzwords: The Down & Dirty Realities of Modern Learning


We all know the latest L&D buzzwords, don't we? You may be building an agile, embedded, microlearning course that's gamified and social! Or, are you creating learning journeys enhanced by artificial intelligence to empower people on their learning paths?

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.

What is SCORM? A Simple Explanation

Riptide Software

In its most basic form, SCORM is a collection of technical standards and specifications for e-learning. It stands for Sharable Content Object Reference Model and was originally designed to enable interoperability between types of e-learning content on LMSs. What is … Read More. The post What is SCORM? A Simple Explanation appeared first on Riptide Learning Blog. Corporate Training corporate training e-learning learning technology


Staffing Firm Adecco Enters Education With General Assembly Acquisition

CLO Magazine

Adecco Group continued its push beyond the staffing-management world into the broader HR spectrum with the April 16 acquisition of global education technology startup General Assembly. The deal, valued at $412.5

Introducing the new WYSIWYG Layout Designer in Elucidat


Being able to create customizable page layouts for your elearning is key to bringing your design concepts to life. We’ve listened to our user feedback, and have released an exciting update to Layout Designer that makes building custom pages in Elucidat a whole lot easier and more efficient.

Why Training Matters | OttoLearn

Practical Microlearning

More knowledge means new skills - skills that may lead someone to apply for a new role or promotion, which changes the trajectory of their professional life forever. This is why training matters

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.

Affordable Healthcare


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5 Benefits of Mobile Learning


According to the Pew Research Center, 77% of Americans now own a smartphone. The prevalence of mobile technology has affected almost every aspect of our daily lives, from shopping to transportation. In an age when we are more connected than ever, it is misguided for anyone to ignore the trend. Mobile learning is currently helping companies train employees more effectively and efficiently than previous methods allowed.

Build a Culture of Critical Thinking for Learning Breakthroughs - Tip #176

Vignettes Learning

Just a few months ago, news broke out about reports of cyber attacks during the 2018 Winter Olympics. Internet and wifi service also went offline during the opening ceremony because of these cyber attacks. How do they do that? Let me count the ways, but the most common scam is through phishing.

Using Student Data to Predict Behavior


So much institutional and student success depends on being able to identify early, and predict an “at risk” student. Without the use of a learning … Continued. The post Using Student Data to Predict Behavior appeared first on D2L. Learning Analytics

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.