Wed.Apr 19, 2017

Learning Journeys: Destination Success

Association eLearning

I don’t want to sound like a traitor to my industry, but learning and development, training, learning management, whatever you want to call it, is so complicated! Seriously, everyday a new platform comes out that promises the moon and the stars. This LMS makes coffee and kisses your kids goodnight.

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Getting Started with Games in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

Video games have always been and still are something that I love playing. The movement and design of objects are very captivating and keep me entertained for hours on end. That is why many developers and presenters put serious time into the graphical representation of their message.

How to Make Sure Your Course Meets Its Learning Objectives

CourseArc

Scientists, economists, accountants, and mathematicians all have one thing in common: they all deal in “absolutes.” ” They follow rules, theories, or laws governing the objectives they espouse, and they measure the outcomes of their efforts against those objectives.

Managers Need Empathy in the Digital Age

The Peformance Improvement

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. George Bernard Shaw . Early in my career, as a university professor, I was responsible for training and developing counselors for work in schools, colleges, and community agencies.

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.

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Chunking Information to Design eLearning

B Online Learning

This blog post covers a recent online conversation I had with an attendee at one of our eLearning Design Essentials workshops. I thought it might be useful to share our conversation with some of you. How do I convert a large training manual into a short eLearning module?

Beyond The Power Lunch: The Networking Edge You Need To Know

Dashe & Thomson

Networking is not a new concept. It used to mean the power lunch, golfing with colleagues, or drinks after work. Then came the growth of associations, conferences, and trade shows. And now networking has changed dramatically with online resources like LinkedIn and Facebook.

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

Part of the learning leader’s job is to develop organizational learning strategies. Yet, the results of the efforts to achieve this goal are not encouraging. For one thing, organizations aren’t reviewing their learning and development strategies very often.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups.

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.

Top 10 Tools for @C4LPT 2017

Clark Quinn

Jane Hart is running her annual Top 100 Tools for Learning poll (you can vote too), and here’s my contribution for this year. These are my personal learning tools, and are ordered according to Harold Jarche’s Seek-Sense-Share models, as ways to find answers, to process them, and to share for feedback: Google Search is my go-to tool when I come across something I haven’t heard of.

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5 Things You Should Know to Launch Your Course on Your LMS

eLearningMind

There’s nothing quite as heartbreaking as assuming that your course is ready for launch, only to find out that errors and bugs are standing between the learners and the information they need.

eLearning Course Design: 10+1 Steps To Success

TalentLMS

eLearning course design plays a significant role in every step of the learning process. Design starts by grabbing the attention of learners and then motivates them to stay engaged. As learners progress through the course, design assists with learning and retention.

For Millennials, Consider Self-Directed Learning

CLO Magazine

By now, many in the business world are familiar with Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson’s stance on his employees. They are the No. 1 priority, even more important than its customers.

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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’s New in Learning Locker v2.3 (Enterprise)

HT2 Labs

A look at the new features and fixes in the latest Enterprise version of Learning Locker. The post What’s New in Learning Locker v2.3 Enterprise) appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker News R&D

Top 5 Authoring Tools for M-learning

CommLab India

According to a survey by the Brandon Hall Group in 2016, implementing M-learning is among the top 3 priorities of organizations across the world. M-learning or mobile learning refers to any kind of learning that takes place through smartphones, tablets, phablets, netbooks, and digital readers.

ELC 040: How To Improve Your Skills And Products With Design Critiques

The eLearning Coach

Design critiques, whether formal or informal, can be a valuable tool in your toolbox. When they focus on the goal of meeting your objectives (rather than personal likes and dislikes), they may provide some of the most valuable feedback you can get. Podcasts

Use of E-Learning in Hospital Training

ProProfs

Elearning is a convenient and flexible way of improving performance and productivity across varied industries. The benefits are innumerable. It personalizes the training experience and allows timely feedback while being cost effective at the same time.

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.

The ABCs of Flipped Classroom Training

CommLab India

We have been observing significant changes in corporate training over the last decade. The introduction of eLearning is the main reason behind this. Flipped classrooms have turned the traditional classroom learning process upside down.

LMS for Small Business: Is It Worth the Cost?

KnowledgeAnywhere

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: A learning management system for business can break the bank for a small company on a tight budget. But, it doesn’t have to. There are many SaaS learning management systems out there that can provide a scalable and affordable solution for companies with less than 500 employees that provide a much better alternative to free systems like Moodle.

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5 Free Tools to Edit Training Videos [Infographic]

CommLab India

Videos add great value to learning and are used to reduce the load of reading on the learner and help them retain information.

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How Many of You Are Reskilling Employees?

CLO Magazine

I saw two articles this past week on the urgent need to reskill our employees. Both talked about the rapid and profound changes underway that are driving the need to equip our workers with the new skills necessary to succeed.

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.

6 Best Practices of E-learning Content Localization

CommLab India

In recent years, the number of non-Anglophone users of the Internet has grown considerably. A recent study showed that English speakers constitute just 26.3% of the global Internet-using population.

Why your multi-choice questions suck, and how to fix them

Yarno

We can confuse learners when we: a. fail to actually complete the sentence we started in the question. inconsistent grammar in the options. sometimes veer off into another idea entirely. wombats. I found this question in a blog post by Cathy Moore, written way back in the stone age (2007).

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Online Training Trends that are Making it Big in 2017

CommLab India

Gone are the days when online training meant endless clicks on a PowerPoint Presentation or simply watching a lecture video. There is no one-size-fits-all strategy that works for online training.

Marketing Your eLearning Course

Illumen Group

Okay, so you’ve designed and produced an eLearning course that you know is a winner! Now what? It’s one thing to create it and another thing let your organization know it’s both available and necessary for their jobs.

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.

Custom Elearning Development Design that Works

Designing Digitally

Effective design doesn’t draw attention to itself. It subtly enhances the learning experience without distracting the learner. On the other hand, poor design sticks out like a sore thumb. .

Case Study: Vistaprint Hacks a Path to eLearning Solutions by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Vistaprint applies the “hackathon” approach to developing eLearning—with astounding results! Development Strategies Performance Support Rapid Development

3 Benefits of Mobile App Development for Corporate Training

PulseLearning

With many organizations moving to an on-demand training strategy where learning content is accessed when and where learners want, now may be the time to consider developing a mobile app. In this article, Pulse Learning discusses how the mobile app development for corporate training can take your training experience to the next level. The Power Of Mobile App Development For Corporate Training.