Wed.Mar 15, 2017

Bloom’s Taxonomy and Learning Games

Knowledge Guru

You have a clear business problem, a related instructional goal, and a desire to incorporate learning games to help you achieve your instructional goal. But which games are best? To answer the question, focus on crafting relevant learning objectives.

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3 Elements of Effective Communication for Your Next eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

Unless you’re stranded on a desert island somewhere—and given that you’re reading this, the chances of that are slim—you communicate with other people every day.

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Catch up with Megan at Learning Solutions

Torrance Learning

Are you planning to be at the Learning Solutions Conference March 22-24 in Orlando? Catch up with Megan! Here’s a look at her schedule. Hope to see you there! Tuesday, March 21 Session Link xAPI Camp 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Session Link. Wednesday, March 22. Morning Buzz.

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INFOGRAPHIC: You Will Need These Leadership Skills in the Future

CLO Magazine

It pays to look ahead, especially when it comes to leadership skills development. The Institute for Corporate Productivity summed up neatly what leadership capabilities people will need in the future, so learning leaders can begin preparing and allocating their resources now. Source: i4cp.

[Webinar]: 3 Steps to an A+ Customer Training Plan

Join the experts from Skilljar for a webinar on Tuesday, September 19 at 11 AM PDT as we discuss tips, tools and best practices to help you create a comprehensive training plan for Q4 and beyond. Register now.

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Importance of Mobile Learning for Training – Explained by Ryan Tracey

PulseLearning

As part of our Mobile Learning for Corporate Training Series, we asked a number of key industry influencers to share their insights on the future of mobile.

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The Suspenseful Season Finale of Training

Association eLearning

It’s the season finale of your favorite show. You’re glued to the chair as everything falls apart. Your favorite character is in mortal peril and then the screen is suddenly black. No, not a cliffhanger! Are they going to make it? What happens next? You simply need to know.

ELC 039: How To Plan, Design and Write Tests

The eLearning Coach

Testing expert, Michael Rodriguez, PhD, gives advice, guidance and guidelines for effective test design and writing better test items. Podcasts

4 Online Learning Trends That Will Impact the Future of Corporate Learning

TOPYX LMS

When you think of the word “trend,” what images come to mind? If you went to high school in the 80s, perhaps you see visions of blue eye shadow and big hair. Or, maybe you associate the word with fashion.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

5 Tips to Develop Blended Learning Programs

CommLab India

Blended learning is the combination of face-to-face and online learning. The synchronous learning strategy of the classroom is blended with the asynchronous mode of online learning to provide an ideal, enriching learning experience.

Come to LUC 2017: A Gathering of eLearning Rockstars!

eLearning Brothers

Where are all the eLearning rockstars going in May? The 2017 Lectora User Conference.

Top 5 Capabilities of Articulate Storyline 360 [Infographic]

CommLab India

Articulate recently launched Articulate 360 to meet the online learning development needs of the 21 st century, such as creating device-agnostic courses and video-based training modules. Articulate 360 comprises 9 software applications, of which Storyline 360 is the most important.

How Do We Get Employees To Adopt Technology For Learning?

looop

Classroom training can seem like a real treat. Especially when we consider that more than 3 quarters of people haven’t attended a course in the last two years. But if they’re not attending courses (even if they like them), then how are they developing themselves? If they are like you and I they are likely to be self-directing their own learning. Web-searching when situations arise or asking a colleague. In that respect, ‘learning’ is wedded to the work itself – on a ‘grab-and-go’ basis.

How Advanced Authors Can Create Serious Elearning Faster

As an advanced author, you have demanding goals and tool requirements. This guide provides key design principles you can use to make sure your elearning hits its target, and outlines the tool features you’ll need to create serious elearning faster.

Using Digital Credentials to Close the Skills Gap: Webinar

WBT Systems

Today’s workforce is caught in a relentless skills gap that grows wider each year. Employers are desperate to find qualified talent among candidates who lack sufficient technical know-how and business competence to drive organizations forward.

Storyline 360: Simulation and Assessment-Development Capabilities

CommLab India

Welcome to the third post in a fourteen-post series on Articulate 360. In the first post , we saw that the e-learning development software constitutes nine elements. We also explored the easy authoring features of Storyline 360, the most important component of Articulate 360.

How to Create Effective Test Questions

CourseArc

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Responsive eLearning Design: What Is It, and How Does It Work? by Adam Stone

Learning Solutions Magazine

eLearners are mobile, and your content needs to be available to them across desktop, tablet, and mobile platforms. Responsive design is a development paradigm that makes this possible. Here is a thumbnail description of how and when it works, and some tips from the experts about methods and tools. Design Strategies Development Strategies Interface Design

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

3 Things You Need To Know About xAPI Data (Before You Get Started)

HT2 Labs

Our Data Scientist Janet shares the 3 key things you need to know when getting started with xAPI data. The post 3 Things You Need To Know About xAPI Data (Before You Get Started) appeared first on HT2 Labs. Data & Analytics xAPI

10 Key Benefits of Adaptive Learning

Mindmarker

When peers are moving at different paces, the slow learners will inevitably fall behind those who are moving through the reinforcement course more quickly. This can leave learners engaging in different behaviors due to training gaps, which can cause confusion and hinder training results.

3 Critical Questions to Ask When Starting an Online Learning Business

Thought Industries

How do you evaluate the functionality of a learning solution to make sure it's the best fit for helping you to monetize your new online learning content? Your assessment needs to cover a shopping list of features that have traditionally required numerous one-off programs.

Curate versus Create: Making Sense of Off The Shelf

Litmos

There’s a role for eLearning courses. Not as often as they’re used, perhaps, but the ability to get on top of a particular skill at one’s own pace on one’s own time is clearly a valuable opportunity. Thus, we then need to ask the classic question: build or buy? However, one question to be addressed before that is: when should we use asynchronous eLearning? Developing or purchasing a course only makes sense under certain circumstances. We should be clear what those are. Filling the Need.

National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

Introducing: Abstracts – Research Updates from The Lab

HT2 Labs

The post Introducing: Abstracts – Research Updates from The Lab appeared first on HT2 Labs. News R&D

TalentLMS for Android: The Content Downloader – Part 3, Architecture

TalentLMS

This article attempts to provide a very short overview of the internals of the Content Downloader in the TalentLMS for Android app. It offers a quick mention of the main third party libraries used for the implementation and goes over the four main Java classes which do most of the work. Libraries.

Business Elearning: Gamification Gets Results

Designing Digitally

Information about the myriad benefits of gami fication in corporate training abounds. It’s no secret that the use of elearning in business raises employee engagement, increases efficiency, decreases errors, and increases the return on investment (ROI).

Mobile Learning: A Manager’s Guide

Web Courseworks

Brenda J. Enders published Manager’s Guide to Mobile Learning some three years ago and it is still a relevant read today. Brenda will be presenting a webinar on creating practical strategy for mobile learning as part of our monthly eLearning Thought Leaders Series.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!