Tue.Sep 19, 2017

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.

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.

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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.

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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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.

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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.

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

Announcing Our New LearnxAPI MOOC: Run Your Own LRS in 4-Weeks or Less

HT2 Labs

Announcing the new edition of our popular #LearnxAPI MOOC, focusing on the technical side of xAPI: running an LRS. The post Announcing Our New LearnxAPI MOOC: Run Your Own LRS in 4-Weeks or Less appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker MOOCs News xAPI

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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.

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.

Live from C3 - Day 1 Wrap Up

Litmos

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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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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Bamboozled

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.

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?

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.

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

Pract.us

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.

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.

Mark Kelly C3 Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Astronaut Mark Kelly gave a warm, funny, and inspiring talk. He used stories from his youth, learning to fly, becoming an astronaut, and being husband to Gabby Gifford to emphasize key success factors. (I

Going the Distance

CLO Magazine

Dave DeFilippo is chief learning officer for Suffolk. My first job after college was as a high school Spanish teacher. I also coached track and field — a passion of mine since I was a runner in secondary school and college.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

5 Amazing Features of Claro to Explore Right Now [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check our infographic for 5 amazing features of Claro to explore right now. Learning Technology Claro

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.

Emerging Digital Learning Landscape: Flexibility, Opportunity by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Digital learning professionals are grappling with a significant shift as learners take control of some aspects of their own learning. Explore what this means for L&D. Emerging Topics Training Strategies

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.

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.

Patty McCord Litmos Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Patty McCord, famous for the Netflix Culture Deck, spoke on culture. She talked about sharing the stage with sports coaching legends, and how they were personal but focused. Her stories of the early days of Netflix and how they made tough but fair decisions were peppered with important lessons.

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.

Empowering Learning Development Project Managers 

The Learning Dispatch

Two Types of Power to Move Your Learning Development Project Forward. What Does a Project Manager Do, Anyway? . We’ve talked about project management quite a bit on our blog , in videos , and in webinars. It’s a topic that contains multitudes.

Contract Positions Available, Apply Now!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

Welcome to fall! No doubt your weekends are full of pumpkins, apple picking, football or getting ready to rake some leaves. But what about your. Read More. The post Contract Positions Available, Apply Now! appeared first on AXIOM Learning Solutions.

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The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

6 advantages of online training

Matrix

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

3 Ways to Grow Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

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.

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Delivering Engaging eLearning in the Experience Age: Diversifying Content for All Learners

SHIFT eLearning

In the past 200 years, we have seen the agricultural, industrial, and information revolution come to fruition. Our current revolution is that of experience. Everything from personal streaming to escape rooms is created towards giving a unique moment in our lives.