Wed.Jun 05, 2019

5 Fatal Mistakes To Avoid When Creating eLearning Courses

eLearning Industry

Creating amazing, flawless eLearning experiences doesn’t only require knowing what to do, but it also requires knowing what not to do. In this article, we’ll discuss 5 fatal mistakes one should avoid when creating eLearning courses if they want their courses to be desirable and relevant.

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The ARG experience

Clark Quinn

In preparing a couple of presentation for the Realities 360 conference coming up late this month, I got thinking about ARGs again. ARGs (alternate reality games) were going to be the thing, but some colleagues suggest that the costs were problematic.

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How to promote daily self-learning in the workplace

Jane Hart

There is, rightly, a lot of talk nowadays about “lifelong learning” and “continuous learning” but more often than not, articles focus on “lifelong education” or “continuous training”. In other words, they emphasise the need for continuous formal learning, and, in organisational terms, this implies providing more and more training or access to online course libraries. […]. Modern Workplace Learning

5 Successful Tech Founders Who Overcame Struggle

Your Training Edge

Often we judge tech entrepreneurs and their successes by face value. However, a lot of their achievements are just tip of the iceberg–it doesn’t reflect the struggles they have faced to get where they are now.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

It’s official! AI is a game-changer for workplace learning.


Artificial intelligence (AI) is a game-changer! At least that was the decision we landed on during our latest Axonify webinar. Donald Taylor, Chairman of The Learning and Performance Institute, joined me for a rousing discussion this week on the potential of AI in workplace learning.

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How to Humanize Your eLearning Course

ThinkingKap Solutions

For a lot of reasons, eLearning is an amazing way to train people. It helps you deliver a consistent message to your trainees. It’s almost infinitely scalable, with virtually no incremental delivery costs.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 22 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page.

Learning Pool Acquires HT2 Labs to Create Unique Learning Experience and Analytics Solutions

HT2 Labs

Leading online learning company, Learning Pool, has today announced the acquisition of HT2 Labs, the Oxfordshire-based learning innovation company best known for its market-leading Learning Locker and Curatr products.

How Can AI Add Value to an eLearning Program?

Clarity Consultants

Artificial intelligence (AI) is giving companies new options for examining various aspects of their organization. Often, AI technology can increase efficiency in a number of ways, including refining your learning and development (L&D) program.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Learning Pool acquires HT2 Labs to create unique Learning Experience and Analytics Solutions

Learning Pool

Learning Pool acquires HT2 Labs to create unique Learning Experience and Analytics Solutions We announced today the acquisition of HT2 Labs, the Oxfordshire-based learning innovation company best known for its market-leading Learning Locker and Curatr products.

Transforming ILT Content Online: Where Does Microlearning Fit?

CommLab India

Moving from ILT to online training? Have you considered microlearning? Here’s a blog to know where you can fit microlearning when moving ILT content online. eLearning Design Microlearning

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Stephen Curry Says This Is the Secret to Career Success


Have you ever watched a pro-athlete play at the peak of their abilities and been completely amazed? If you’ve ever seen Stephen Curry play basketball for the Golden State Warriors, I know that’s been the case.

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Fool-Proof Onboarding Plan For New Employees With Limited Tech Know-How

eLearning Industry

eLearning can help new hires overcome just about everything … except when your corporate learners have difficulties with tech. How do you offer effective online training for new hires with limited technology know-how? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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.

Finding, Engaging and Developing Talent in a New Reality

CLO Magazine

The future of work is here. It is fast-paced, complex, agile, digital and demands organizations be innovative, inclusive and purpose-driven. Chief learning officers play a crucial role in this new reality: identifying and nurturing employee potential.

New Features Update: June 2019


It’s new feature update time again, and we’re very excited about some of the amazing new software updates we’ve got for you this month!

More Than Words

CLO Magazine

Mike Prokopeak is Chief Learning Officer’s editor in chief. We have a strange way of talking about people in the workplace. I don’t mean what we say about them or how, no matter the situation, someone somewhere is always talking about another person behind their back.

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Create a Consistent Brand with Modern Mobile Technology


Today, there are more ways than ever for customers to interact with a restaurant. Each touch point collectively drives an experience and a perception of your brand. The more touch points there are to monitor, the more difficult it becomes to ensure brand consistency.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Social Learning: An Ongoing Experiment

CLO Magazine

Psychologist Albert Bandura’s social learning theory suggests that people learn from one another through observation, imitation and modeling.

Brand new AML and CTF training

Unicorn Training

Release of our redesigned and revamped AML and CTF course is imminent. The updated course features enhanced content surrounding the practical tools and prevention methods for these crimes, as well as Countering Terrorist Financing content and its parallels to AML preventative measures.

The Missing Link: How Trackable Links Can Connect the Pieces of Your Learning Strategy


Degreed Product Insider is a monthly peek under the hood to make sure you’re getting the most out of your Degreed experience. In Degreed, data is the undisputed heavyweight champion. But there’s more to it than just insight and numbers, the data has to be trackable to provide true value.

Background audio

Adobe Captivate

I know about Audio->import to->object/slide/background, but does anyone know of a way to add audio to a slide which is independent of the timeline. Basically, I have the following situation: Scenario with two characters having a dialogue.

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Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Preventing Expensive Risks of a Low-Cost LMS Software for CME


While cost is always a consideration when evaluating LMS software, there are unreasonable risks that require careful consideration when reviewing your options for CME. Low-cost LMS software doesn’t always mean “unusable” but can you afford the risk?

Sequence Quiz Question Incomplete Caption

Adobe Captivate

I’m using a sequence quiz question and I’m curious why the incomplete caption isn’t available in the Drag Drop answer type, it’s grayed out. The caption is available in the Drop Down interaction and not grayed out.

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4 Reasons to Invest in Training Gig Workers


There are a lot of reasons not to invest in training for gig workers. For one thing, mandatory training for contract workers is illegal in the U.S., but there's a lot more to this story, so let's dig into it.

Adding Recorded Voice to a Captivate Project

Adobe Captivate

Should I add voice over to my Captivate Project? Learning theory strongly supports the addition of audio such as voice-over to eLearning. In Captivate, there are a number of methods to do this. In this post, I cover Recording a voice-over , directly to Captivate.

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A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.