Tue.Sep 19, 2017

Making Blended Learning Happen

InSync Training

Blended learning incorporates a variety of ways to deliver learning materials and activities, and selecting delivery approaches is part of the instructional design process.

Fall For These eLearning Resources

eLearning Brothers

Starbucks has released the Pumpkin Spice Latte (“PSL” for those in the know), which means fall is here, whether it feels like it outside or not. To get you into that fall mood, we picked out a few resources from the Template Library that pair well with pumpkin flavored everything.

Adding the human touch to digital learning content

Clive on Learning

Learning is a very human experience. To learn successfully, it requires us as human beings to exchange information, give and receive feedback, share perspectives, engage together in practical activities, support each other through the bad times and get together to celebrate our successes.

Think You’re Cut Out to Be a Mentor? Take This Quiz.


Interested in mentoring? Learn if you have the right stuff. Steve Jobs, Sheryl Sandberg, Warren Buffet, Colin Powell, and dozens of other successful business leaders have had mentors help them hurdle challenges and knock out their goals. You may have benefited from having a mentor yourself.

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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5 Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

Essentially, xAPI (Experience API) is typically viewed by learning and development (L&D) professionals as a tool to help with: tracking learning where learners go, not just in the LMS. tracking learner performance inside a course. tracking granular choice and experience data in learning software.

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3 Ways to Grow Your Online Course Business


Starting a business selling online courses takes time and energy but is only half of the battle. You also need to formulate a growth plan. The skills needed to launch a business and grow a business aren’t always the same. There is some cross-over, that’s for sure – but the mindset is completely different. When you were creating your course you were working to get all of the pieces working together. Create course content. Set-up a website. Configure shopping cart.

What is Blended Learning? The Guide to Everything You Need to Know


You’ve likely heard of a lot of buzzing in the corporate world about Blended Learning and aren’t quite sure how or where to start with this concept. A vast majority of the research done with Blending Learning pertains to the K-12 educational space.

6 advantages of online training


The business world is constantly changing, along with markets and employee dynamics.

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.

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

Developments in such diverse fields as artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, 3-D printing, biotechnology, robotics, machine learning and genetics are all building on each other and creating a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment, VUCA for short.

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How to Add Closed Captions to Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

We’ve discussed closed captions in a previous post. We looked at how to create them with free software or online tools. And we also explored how to build closed captions using a single text variable. Today, we’ll look at how the closed captions feature works in Articulate Storyline 360.

Reframing Learning for Growth

CLO Magazine

“The truth is, I don’t really care about learning.”. That’s a quote from a frustrated CEO explaining his expectations for a planned leadership development program. “I I care about the business,” he added. This is a position many business leaders take but don’t always communicate.

Live from C3 - Day 1 Wrap Up


What a day! And, it's really not even over yet, as I write this at 6:30PM. The first official day of C3 just wrapped up (as far as sessions, but certainly not social activities) and I'm mostly murmuring to myself, "Wow." Just wow.

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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.

Good Vibrations

CLO Magazine

CLOs are feeling good about 2018. According to a survey of Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board, a majority (59 percent) of CLOs say their outlook for 2018 is more optimistic than 2017, with 29 percent saying their outlook is the same and 11 percent less optimistic.

Who Else Wants World-Class Training Based On Business Goals?

Riptide Software

The path you take on a journey determines whether or not you’ll reach the destination. There are “multiple roads to Rome” but some of these roads are more laden with obstacles and challenges than the others

Education’s Killer App

CLO Magazine

Mike Prokopeak, VP, Editor in Chief of Chief Learning Officer magazine. We’ve fallen into an education rut. Teach, test, accredit. Repeat. For many students, this cycle of education is done to them rather than with them.

How to Nurture Leads with Video

Visual Lounge

For most marketers, the concept of nurturing leads through their digital marketing funnel is not foreign.

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.

30 Day Learning Challenges now available as Taskbooks to download

Jane Hart

It is up to everyone to take responsibility for their own self-improvement and self-development in the modern workplace. It is said that it takes 30 days to establish a new habit, so the 30 Day Learning Challenges are intended to help you kick-start modern learning habits that will last a lifetime. Each … Social learning

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7 Creative Ways To Use Online Training Simulations


Are you looking for ways to facilitate a real-world experience in your online training course? In this article, I’ll share 7 creative ways to use online training simulations. How To Use Online Training Simulations.

Not All Roads Lead To An MBA

CLO Magazine

The MBA degree has long been held up as the cornerstone of executive development, providing rising stars with the business savvy they need to enter the hallowed halls of top-level leadership.


eLearning 24-7

I’ve been bamboozled in the past. Tricked into thinking it is this, when it is that. It happened with a vendor that I was quite impressed with several months back. They showed me some functionality. Showed it via a “live customer.” ” Answered all the right answers. Then, whammo! A few weeks afterwards just by accident did I find out that no, it was not live, it was vapor. I’ve equally been zapped by products outside our space too.

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.

Avoid and Correct Employee Evaluation Pitfalls

CLO Magazine

When an organization entrusts a learning and development department with a budget, the expectation is the investment will yield increased organizational performance and documented results. So why does the approach often look like the following example?

E-Learning Localization – It’s All About the Details


The e-learning industry is one of the most successfully developing and growing industries in recent years. With the technological advancement and the possibility to access e-learning platforms through every device, it is natural to see growth in both demand and supply.

New Meta-Analysis on Debunking -- Still an Unclear Way to Potency

Will at Work Learning

A new meta-analysis on debunking was released last week, and I was hoping to get clear guidelines on how to debunk misinformation. Unfortunately, the science still seems somewhat equivocal about how to debunk. Either that, or there's just no magic bullet. Let's break this down.

Get Smart with Big Data Learning Analytics

CommLab India

L&D managers can leverage the strengths of big data by applying learning analytics to make strategic changes to their training programs. eLearning Design Learning Analytics

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

Control Event Video with JavaScript

Adobe Captivate

In this video tutorial, I will show you how you can create a play/pause toggle button to control your Adobe Captivate Event Videos using a mixture of advanced actions and JavaScript. Adobe Help Page Mentioned in Video. ➜ [link]. Video event video JavaScript Play Pause Button playbar

Here’s How You Can Find the Right Custom E-learning Partner

CommLab India

Find out what it takes to zero-in on the right e-learning vendor, to develop your bespoke online course. eLearning Design Custom E-learning

The Future is Now

CLO Magazine

Josh Bersin is founder of Bersin by Deloitte, and a principal with Deloitte Consulting. Like many of you, I love to play with new technology.