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Smarter ways to improve the quality of Employee-generated Learning

Challenge to Learn

Many thousands of subject matter experts (SMEs) capture and share their knowledge in the form of a course or assessment using Easygenerator. As we are working closely with our customers, we gained new insights about how to manage and improve the quality of the content in a smarter way. Old school quality control. When companies start with Employee-generated Learning there is always a concern about the quality of the content.

6 Tips to Help You Plan a Successful Online Course


Success in online education begins with thorough and thoughtful planning. The fastest way online courses run into trouble is when they’re launched with insufficient planning. Without planning your course, you can easily create a series of lessons that miss their target audience, fail to meet learner needs, or don’t establish a strong course objective. When developing new courses, creating checklists is helpful to ensure that you are covering all your bases.

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How to be a world-class educational technologist

Clark Quinn

On LinkedIn, I was asked: “I would like to ask sir, how can I be a world-class educational technologist?” ” And I thought that was a very interesting question. (Of Of course, my immediate response should be “how should I know? ;) But I thought I’d do a bit better. So here’s a recast of my response. First, I get requests about how to get started as an instructional designer (particularly offers to come work for me).

ISPRING SUITE 9: Video Demos with Annotations Equals Awesomeness!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you have content in Microsoft PowerPoint and need to use it for eLearning, you'll be happy to know that the top eLearning tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia) allow you to import PowerPoint content and then output HTML5 or videos. In the case of Storyline, the imported PowerPoint content can even be edited from within Storyline post-import.

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Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

What Challenges Do Your Characters Face?

Experiencing eLearning

Once upon a time, there was an instructional designer who created a branching scenario for training. Her client was excited about the approach, her SME was always available and helpful, and her technology worked perfectly the first time, every time. The learners loved it and were able to immediately apply their new skills to their jobs. The instructional designer won an award. Everyone lived happily ever after. The End. Sounds like a great fantasy, right? But how engaged were you with that story?

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How to Retain Your Employees With Training: Attraction Stage

eLearning Brothers

As of January 2020, the United States unemployment rate was 3.6%, which is great for workers, but makes it more challenging for companies to retain their employees. With such a low unemployment rate, it means workers have more options. If they don’t like the culture, development opportunities, or salary at one organization, they’ll jump to another one. In addition, now employers have to worry about other businesses trying to recruit their existing employees.


Mike Taylor

The spacing effect is one of the oldest and best-documented phenomena in the history of learning and memory research. Research has repeatedly shown that using these techniques can increase the retention of new knowledge and skills. By basing your own learning designs off of these principles you can increase what your audience will remember. The spacing effect is one of the oldest and best-documented phenomena in the history of learning and memory research. Tweet.

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ELC 060: How to Practice Evidence-informed Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

This will be the decade of maturation for the learning industry, where we apply relevant research findings from the learning sciences. I am hoping that this will be the decade of maturation for the learning industry. Part of that maturation will involve disseminating and applying relevant research findings from the learning sciences.

Vendor vs. Thought-Partner: Which Do You Need?

Reflection Software

About this time last year, I went on the search for a new living room set. Our existing furniture was an eclectic mix of pieces – some from my husband’s single days, some from mine - and they sustained considerable abuse over the years from our dogs. You could say they were dated, bulky, and no longer functional for our needs. Company Culture training and development

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

The Future Of Rapid eLearning

eLearning Industry

Rapid eLearning is growing in popularity but what are the future drivers for this type of process? We take a look at 5 of the must-haves for any agency seeking to head down this route. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Corporate eLearning Trends eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning Project Management Rapid eLearning

Do These Two Things to Create Effective E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Most e-learning courses have some sort of stated learning objective. Ideally, the course is designed to meet the objective. From my experience, many of the objectives in e-learning courses aren’t very actionable. They lack clarity and most importantly, they lack measurement. And those are the two things you can do to ensure your e-learning courses are effective. Create Clear Learning Objectives for Effective E-Learning.

Does Your LMS’ UI and UX Matter?


Good looks sell, add good functionality to the mix, and you have something that’s irresistible. Apply this context to the UI and UX of your Learning Management System (LMS), and you may have found a solution to the problem of low employee engagement. In fact, we think most L&D often downplay the importance of [ ] The post Does Your LMS’ UI and UX Matter? appeared first on Abara LMS.

Key principles of effective business coaching


There are no impossible tasks in the world. They always have solutions that you just don’t know about. And sometimes, it takes a lot of time and resources to find the answers. Business coaching is a niche that can help you find the solutions quickly and efficiently without wasting your precious energy. According to the statistics of the WritingCheap agency, the industry is growing by 18% every year! But how can you find an effective business coach?

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

Top 10 Significant Training and Development Trends in the Last Decade


The science of training and development is always making progress. It changes as fast as science moves, which for the last 100 years has been at an unprecedented pace, no matter which industry you are in. The industrial revolution made way for the technological revolution, and that's where we sit today, in the middle of global changes in technology that affects us all in unimaginable ways. These changes have definitely affected how we train and how we understand the nuances of learning.

Tips And Strategies To Convert Your Outdated eLearning Content Into Highly Engaging Training

eLearning Industry

eLearning has been evolving over time in terms of technology, techniques, and delivery approaches. In this article, I share several strategies that L&D teams can use as they convert the legacy/outdated eLearning content into highly engaging training. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Content Curation Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning Content Development Employee Engagement

4 Signs Your ILT Course Needs Virtual Self-Paced Labs


Training Troubles? Here are 4 Signs Your ILT Course Needs Virtual Self-Paced Labs. Planning an online course can present you with the problem of having too many options to consider. You could spend all day evaluating new eLearning tools designed to enthrall students and make instructors' lives easier. Since you can't include everything, eventually you have to decide what types of resources, media, and structure your course is going to have.

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5 Questions Learning Practitioners Must Answer

eLearning Industry

What does it take to earn the respect of operational leaders for your learning efforts? It's about preparing yourself to address your stakeholders' primary concerns well before any learning design is done. But in order to earn respect, you must respect their concerns and expectations. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Career eLearning Budget eLearning Cost eLearning Market eLearning Questions Employee Training

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Toolkit: Tools for Creating Software Simulations

Learning Solutions Magazine

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Essential Criteria For Choosing The Right Video-Based Learning Model

eLearning Industry

Video-based learning is very effective. In this article, we will explain our approach to using the IDEA model for designing and developing video-based learning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Video-based Learning Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning eBooks Employee Engagement Interactive Video Video In eLearning

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5 White Label Learning Platforms to Consider for Employee Training


This blog lists top 5 white label training platforms. Whether you are a small business, large enterprise or a mid-sized organization, it will be hard for you to ignore the benefits of white labeling. You need your online courses to reflect your voice and your brand and using a white labelling training platform is the way forward. A white label solution refers to a product or service developed by one company and then used by another company under its own logo, brand and identity.

For the Love of Learning: Love Your Partners


Click to enlarge. For the final installment in our four-part “For the Love of Learning” series, I was asked to provide some insights on a critical component to success for many organizations – partners! Since that’s my area of expertise and something that gets me fired up (in a good way), let’s take a look at how training connects your partners to your business and how you can leverage learning to build better channel relationships and outcomes.

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

What are Connecticut’s New Sexual Harassment Requirements?


Do you live in or do business in Connecticut? If so, you’ve probably already heard of the 2019 legislation known as the Time’s Up Act. This legislation establishes new rules and requirements regarding sexual harassment training and education, which have been in effect since October 1, 2019. If you are still working out the kinks with keeping your organization in compliance with Connecticut state law, don’t worry.

How to Purchase Your Organization a Game-Changing LMS


Do you feel caught between instructional designers trying to use best practices and corporate executives demanding better and better ROIs? EdTech

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Join LearnUpon at HIMSS20


LearnUpon will be attending HIMSS Global Health Conference and Exhibition 2020 ( HIMSS20 ). Running from the 9th to the 13th of March in the Orange County Convention Center, Florida, it’s an event not to be missed by those in the healthcare industry. . HIMSS brings together nearly 45,000 health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and market suppliers from around the world.

eBook Release: Hats Off To Adaptive Learning

eLearning Industry

Have you ever considered implementing an adaptive approach to learning in your organization? Discover all about the benefits it entails, and give your employees the chance to live an outstanding learning experience by delivering training that provides exactly and only what they need. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Adaptive eLearning eLearning eBooks Employee Engagement Employee Motivation Personalized Learning

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!