Tue.Jun 12, 2018

The 10 essential features of an ideal online learning delivery platform

Your Training Edge

The world of eLearning has flourished in the last decade. Online teaching tools are evolving to boost efficiency, bridge gaps as soon as they appear.

How Does Learning Management Systems Deliver Just-in-Time Learning For Corporate Training


In today’s digital era, time is the new money and that is why modern learners expect most information to be available anytime and anywhere. The overall digital transformation has proved to be a catalyst for how organizations approach towards learning and development.

Designing a game

Clark Quinn

When I was a young academic in Australia, a colleague asked me if I would talk to some folks about a game. He knew that I had designed games before returning to grad school, and had subsequently done one on my thesis research.

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Infographic – Role Of Chatbots For Modern Workforce Training


Today, chatbots used in e-learning are completely changing the workplace, with an aim to increase business productivity, employee efficiency and morale.

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[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.

Managing the Self-Directed Learner

The Peformance Improvement

Following is an excerpt from our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy (Chapter Five). There is a moment in the movie The Matrix when Trinity says, “I need to know how to fly a helicopter!” She plugs a jack directly into her brain and downloads the skills. Plugging in to what she needed to learn was as direct and fast as the screenwriters could imagine….

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Full-Managed Cloud Hosting for Moodle Vs. Self-Hosting

Lambda Solutions

Once your organization has made a decision to use Moodle as your chosen learning management system (LMS) , another big decision lies ahead. Do you host it yourself or rely on a Moodle hosting services partner to guide you? Many factors play into this decision. Keeping a large project like a Moodle implementation in-house can be overwhelming, time restrictive, and, believe it or not, can end up being more costly than outsourcing to a Moodle hosted provider.

Managing the Self-Directed Learner

The Peformance Improvement

Following is an excerpt from our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy (Chapter Five). There is a moment in the movie The Matrix when Trinity says, “I need to know how to fly a helicopter!” She plugs a jack directly into her brain and downloads the skills. Plugging in to what she needed to learn was as direct and fast as the screenwriters could imagine….

How To Use Visual Communication and Why It Matters

Visual Lounge

Reclaim Your Day: Saving Time with Visual Communication. According to the Rolling Stones, time is on my side. Well, as much as I love the Stones, I can say without fear of contradiction that time is, in fact, NOT on my side. Not even a little bit. Like you, I’m busy. Really busy.

Better Than Bullet Points: Alternative Text Slide Designs

Mike Taylor

One of the most common challenges for anyone designing slides for presentations or elearning projects is what do with text content. Not only can too much text can be boring, it can distract your audience from the message you want them to take away.

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.

How to Create Alternative Text for Images for Accessibility and SEO

Visual Lounge

If you create or publish digital content of any kind, it’s likely by now you’ve at least heard something about the importance of creating content that’s accessible for people with disabilities.

Game-Based eLearning: Making GBL Effective Through Avatars And Immersive Stories

Tesseract Learning

Good games have strong, avatar-based play and compelling storylines to keep learners engaged

How to Get Helpful Video Feedback

Visual Lounge

A video, like any form of content, typically requires peer review and stakeholder approval before it’s ready for distribution.

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5 Reasons Gamification Will Work for Onboarding Training Program

CommLab India

Check this blog to find out how gamification can benefit your onboarding training. eLearning Design Gamification onboarding

[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.

Attraction Marketing Tips For Extended Enterprise Learning Success

Talented Learning

Are you responsible for marketing educational content to customers, channels partners or other audiences that operate outside of your organization? If so, how easy is it for you to connect with these audiences and convince them to engage in training?

E-Learning – Your Best Bet for Corporate Training

CommLab India

E-learning has become a favorite among Fortune Global 500 companies. Check this blog to know why investing in e-learning is the right step to take. eLearning Design Corporate Training E-Learning

SAP SAPPHIRE NOW: Highlights from Orlando


As you all know by now, Litmos is part of SAP, as announced and finalized earlier this year. This on its own is a thrilling fact, but it comes with other perks, one of which is getting to participate in some of the software industry's biggest global events.

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Save Time & Money with Hybrid E-Learning Design

Rapid eLearning

Years ago I developed a hierarchy for course design. I used it to help manage my team and allocate our limited resources. Back then, most e -learning was custom-built in Flash. Those courses took more time, required special skills, and cost a lot more to produce.

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.

Marc My Words: Why I Hate eLearning

Learning Solutions Magazine

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Adobe Captivate – Translation Feature for Developing Multilingual Courses

Swift eLearning Services

Exporting and importing the eLearning content for localization which has been made easy with Adobe Captivate 2017 authoring tool. We would like to share the brief procedure in detail along with reference images. Here is the step by step process to exporting a project into Microsoft Word document for translating. Open an Adobe Captivate project,… Authoring Tools eLearning Translation and Localization

Building Your A-Team

CLO Magazine

Sports provide a window into effective team-building. What promotes team cohesion and what can sabotage it? How do coaches “manage” their teams to build units that are greater than the sum of their parts?

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A Mix of Technologies and Approaches- The Perfect Combination to Empower Your Employees


In our previous blog “The beauty of empowering your employees” we took a look at why is it important as an organization to train your employees. The benefits range from reduced attrition rates to a significant boost in employee morale, and everything in between.

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.

5 Key Strategies for Successful Employee Enablement

Enyota Learning

What if we said that, more often than not, organizations are unable to capitalize on their huge talent pool because they focus on creating engagement rather than enablement? Our point is, enabled employees are sure to be engaged employees. These employees feel that they have a stake in the game and that what they do matters because the organization gives them every opportunity to perform. They will know that they are contributing to the organization’s success.

3 Types of Learning Analytics – An Introduction

Riptide Software

Using analytics for learning and development is quickly gaining traction in usage and popularity. This is especially true for large and enterprise organizations. Having the ability to gain data and meaningful insights from learning activities helps organizations improve not only … Read More. The post 3 Types of Learning Analytics – An Introduction appeared first on Riptide Elements. Learning Analytics key performance indicators learning analytics

7 Innovations in Onboarding and the Benefits of Each


Onboarding is often confused with orientation. Orientation is when the newly hired employee(s) tour the office and fill out the requisite paperwork. They spend the day learning about employee benefits, company policies, and where to find the best food truck.

10 Ways to Enhance Professional Development with an LMS (Part 2)


Welcome back to the second half of our detailed two-part article on how to increase opportunities, engagement, and the success of your in-line professional development with Learning Management Software (LMS). If you missed part one, click here.

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.