Tue.Oct 16, 2018

Encouraging Learning from Mistakes in E-Learning


“Learn from your mistakes” is a common adage. How does it apply to e-learning? Mistakes are a part of learning. If your learners never make a mistake, chances are the material wasn’t sufficiently advanced or challenging enough. And yet, in spite of this, lessons which are designed to help students learn from errors are underutilized in many online classrooms. Of course, this shouldn’t come as a surprise.

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Pre-Assessments in E-learning: A Tool to Gain Employees’ Acceptance

CommLab India

Organizations should leverage pre-assessments to put their employees through relevant training, rather than putting them through forced training that adds no value to employees, and ultimately to the organization. Practicing this will enable organizations gain employees’ acceptance for training.

Analytics, Impactful Teaching & Adaptive Learning

Gutenberg Technology

Developing an online learning program is now a reasonable achievement for any publisher who wants to expand their legacy publishing company. Most publishers are aware that building a successful learning program requires careful forethought and strategic planning.

Maximizing Organizational Performance: Cues from Marjorie Derven

InSync Training

Ask your senior leadership what they believe most impacts the business’ performance, and you’ll likely get a variety of answers. Corporate culture!” one might say. Perhaps operational efficiency or improved training come to mind.

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

Basic Instructional Design Process for Non-Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

I’m active in the instructional design subreddit (/r/instructionaldesign). Someone without an instructional design background posted this question about how to design training for volunteers.

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Labels, models, and drives

Clark Quinn

In my post last week on engagement , I presented the alignment model from my Engaging Learning book on designing learning experiences. And as I thought about the post, I pondered several related things about labels, models, and drives.

What neuroscience has to say about organizational change


Many organizations that used to be very strong and successful seem to be failing without any chance of recovery. I have personally suffered through the demise of three companies that produced my favorite mobile phones.

How to Create Custom Layouts for Interactive Scenarios

Rapid eLearning

There’s a lot that goes into building interactive scenarios. Obviously content is king and critical to building a branched scenario that is both engaging and effective. One key part of the scenario construction is establishing context.

Magic Leap’s Mica – The AR Virtual Assistant


Augmented reality (AR) has gained tremendous influence across multiple industry verticals in recent years. From healthcare and academics to heavy industries, many sectors are now using AR to boost their training and learning objectives.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

How to Compress your eLearning Videos


If you use video in your eLearning courses it’s likely you’ve run into a very common problem. Videos files are typically large and bulky resulting in slow upload and download times, not to mention full hard drives.

8 Top eLearning Trends For 2019

eLearning Industry

The year 2018 has been quite hectic for eLearning with newer trends taking traction. What will unfold in 2019? What are the key trends to watch out for in the coming year? I will share my thoughts on the same in this article. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Trends Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate eLearning Trends Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Future

How do you get an item to disappear after the learner clicks?

Yukon Learning

State changes are sometimes overlooked by many new users in Storyline, mainly because they are apprehensive about how they can be used. A question was asked in one of my recent courses about how one might get buttons or other items to disappear when they were clicked.

3 Ways to Guarantee your LMS Appeals to Gen-Z

Growth Engineering

Generation-Z are the first generation to be born in an internet-ready world. They remember little about the pre-social media universe. They spend a staggering 10.6 hours a day consuming online content. Owning a smartphone from a young age is considered a right of passage.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

The 6 EOS Components of a Healthy Organisation


At Everest 2018 , we were joined by Christian Goldmann and Alexander Celie, two Professional Implementers of EOS (the Entrepreneurial Operating System).

Managing Your Employer Brand through Glassdoor


You’ve probably heard about the glass ceiling, but have you heard of Glassdoor? It’s a website where current and former employees can review company information – from salaries and benefits to the interview process.

mysimpleshow Classroom: How university students can communicate their knowledge


How to create a great explainer video with mysimpleshow – that’s what mysimpleshow’s Marlene und Marc explained to first-year students at Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany in October of 2018.

Microlearning And mLearning: The Two Trends You Should Adopt Right Now

eLearning Industry

We’ve become the speed-daters of learning. With learners glued to their phones, you have only 5 minutes to catch their eye and stick in their memory. In this article, we’ll tell you how to reach this goal with the combo of microlearning and mLearning, and give you 8 tips on how to do it effectively. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Trends Micro Learning Microlearning Examples Mobile Learning Mobile Learning Benefits

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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.

Simulation Based Learning for Better Learner Engagement

Magic EdTech

How do we make learning more contextual and relevant? How do we increase the stickiness of the content? Teachers have traditionally used alternative formats of teaching to engage students and help them learn the practical aspects of learning.

Waveform spotlight: Instant learner engagement

Brightwave Group

?. In this short video , our Learning Technologies Consultant and Head of Visual Design look at the ways we can use design features and subconscious UX cues to boost learner engagement and draw in your learners from the very first screen.

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The Future of Streaming – Get Ahead of the Curve


For 22 years, everyone who’s connected to the internet has experienced the wonderful functionality of Adobe Flash. Flash has been a dominant force of technology in video and advertisement delivery. As its usage increased, so came the hackers.

Course Spotlight: 3 Reasons to Rethink Credentialing Prep for Time-Strapped Professionals


For today’s workforce, learning is a lifelong process. Whether these workers need a license to practice in a certain field or are pursuing a certificate to advance their career, credentialing exams are a part of the modern p rofessional journey.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

New Trivial game and more news you can’t miss


At isEazy , we’re always working so you can enjoy the many improvements on our platform for creation of e-learning courses. News you can’t miss: New game: Trivial *. Turn de wheel and complete all categories answering its questions. Try as many times as you need until you win each category.

In Real Life: How to Make Smarter Learning Tech Decisions

Learning Solutions Magazine

In Real Life: How to Make Smarter Learning Tech Decisions. jd-dillon. Tue, 10/16/2018 - 01:00

Easygenerator Wins Excellence in e-learning Award

Challenge to Learn

Easygenerator has just won the golden “Excellence in e-Learning” award at the 2018 CLO Learning in Practice Awards, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine. Winning this award is an incredible honor for Easygenerator and a major milestone for our “Employee-generated Learning” approach.

Innovators On Demand™ Launch - ttcInnovations

eLearning Industry

This new staff augmentation service offers specialized and on-board ready contingent workers for learning and development teams. Within two business days, clients will be matched with qualified Extra Hands You Don't Have to Hold™ for review. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

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.