Tue.Nov 19, 2019

Designing Accessible eLearning: ADA, Section 508, and WCAG

iSpring Solutions

Wheelchair ramps might be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the word “accessibility” Since the… Read More. Instructional Design

Finding a Good Fit in Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

When you’re looking for an instructional design role, it’s important to find a good “fit.” ” A good fit means doing work you find satisfying, in an organization or with clients that value your contributions. Generalist or specialist.

4 Reasons Non-Profits Should Develop Online Volunteer Training


Attracting volunteers is not enough. Here’s how to train them to be effective. Any non-profit that has experience working with volunteers knows that one of the greatest challenges facing them on a regular basis lies in training volunteers to do useful work.

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Virtual Learning 101: Learner Engagement and Session Scheduling

InSync Training

A few weeks ago, I responded to a number of fundamental questions about virtual learning.

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

Present Business Schools Are Teaching Yesterday’s Expertise! Why?

Your Training Edge

Isn’t it amazing for us to be at the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution today? A revolution that promises exponential changes in the way we live and work today.

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Cultural Comment Shift

Clark Quinn

I’ve been blogging now for over a decade, and one thing has changed. The phenomena is that we’re seeing a cultural comment shift; comments are now coming from shared platforms, not directly on the site.

Tips to Work Effectively with Subject Matter Experts

B Online Learning

At the start of our eLearning Design Essentials workshops, we ask our attendees what are the challenges they face when designing eLearning courses. […]. The post Tips to Work Effectively with Subject Matter Experts appeared first on B Online Learning. Design

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To Retain New Hires, Make Sure You Meet With Them in Their First Week


This article originally appeared on hbr.org. Authors: Dawn Klinghoffer, Candice Young and Xue Liu. Dawn Klinghoffer is the general manager of the human resources business insights at Microsoft. Candice Young is a senior data analyst at Microsoft. Xue Liu is a senior data scientist at Microsoft.

How to Develop an Online Training Module for Your Corporate Learning


Building courses can be tough to get right. Not only do they have to be educational, they also have to be manageable for your learners to complete. One of the most effective and actionable ways to achieve this is by creating a course that’s made up of training modules.

Think Outside of the Box: Tips and Best Practices for Content Distribution

You invest a lot of energy creating courses, and you didn’t spend all of your time creating content just to let it sit on the shelf. This eBook covers the various ways to get your content in front of learners, track utilization, and drive revenue.

Coorpacademy awarded as «SEF.HIGH-POTENTIAL» by the Swiss Economic Forum


Swiss Economic Forum’s experts recognise the great growth potential of Coorpacademy and have awarded the company the “SEF.High Potential SME” seal of quality.

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I think the Matrix has me

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

A fairly innocuous tweet this morning had me thinking a little deeper and longer than I originally intended: I think the Matrix has me. Send help. pic.twitter.com/GoyxscIRVj — David Hopkins (@hopkinsdavid) November 19, 2019.

Commonly Used Training Evaluations Models: A Discussion with Dr. Will Thalheimer

Convergence Training

Will Thalheimer is of the most respected learning researchers out there. And that’s especially true when it comes to issues regarding learning evaluation.

Ease into xAPI with ‘Starter’ Project, Cohort Learning

Learning Solutions Magazine

Ease into xAPI with ‘Starter’ Project, Cohort Learning. megan-torrance. Tue, 11/19/2019 - 23:59

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Leveraging Training to Go Beyond with Sales Enablement

Speaker: Matthew Hawk, VP of Instructional Design and Training Delivery, Synchrony

Whether you’re pitching a new training program, improving your onboarding process, or working to move a key metric, the trick is to optimize content creation and deployment for maximum results. In this webinar, Matthew Hawk, VP of Instructional Design & Training Delivery at Synchrony, will lay out a schematic for Sales Enablement, and demonstrate where training should fit in your overall strategy.

Tips to Choose an LMS for Your Small Business


In our fast-paced world, it’s more important than ever to provide our employees with the resources they need, when they need it. And there are more choices than ever when it comes to buying a learning management system (LMS) for your small business.

On The Road Again…to EDUCAUSE, Online Learning Summit, I4PL, and DevLearn 2019

eThink Education

In past years, October has been a very busy month for eThink with important EdTech conferences taking place at many different locations. October 2019 was certainly not any different.

14 Tips for Crafting Fantastic Questions for Your E-Learning Modules


14 Tips for Crafting Fantastic Questions for Your E-Learning Modules. Good questions help determine a learner’s true understanding of the topic, skills, and knowledge covered in an e-learning course.

Stop Stealing Careers


What is Enterprise Learning For? The purpose of enterprise learning or learning and development is just that: the learning and development of employees at work. But if that is truly its sole purpose, then unfortunately many companies are missing the mark.

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.

A new way to distribute your elearning content – outside of your LMS [Elucidat product update]


Sometimes distributing learning can feel like a bit of a hassle. It may be that you need to release a compliance course extra fast, or are providing training for temporary employees or contractors who don’t have LMS access. Sound familiar? We’ve introduced Learning Launchpad to help!

How to Enhance Your Leadership Training with eLearning

EI Design

An organization’s success hinges on many factors. Good leaders drive performance by creating higher performing teams that generate better business results. As a result, the leadership development training is a significant part of the overall training in most organizations.

Strategies To Increase Corporate Training ROI Through Blended Learning


As an instructor, since training is not working as effectively as expected, the best thing is to re-strategize. Doing that can help to increase your corporate training ROI through blended learning.

On The Road Again…to EDUCAUSE, Online Learning Summit, I4PL, and DevLearn 2019

eThink Education

In past years, October has been a very busy month for eThink with important EdTech conferences taking place at many different locations. October 2019 was certainly not any different.

View from the C-Suite: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

One of the secrets of the C-suite is that they are always dealing with scarcity. Money spent in one place cannot be spent in another. One hundred thousand dollars spent on learning will not be available to spend on marketing or hiring, or any one of several dozen other budget items. Join Miriam Taylor and Dr. Jerry Zandstra as they take a look at learning, training, and development from the C-suite perspective!

Drive Employee Engagement Through Technology


Employee engagement is a serious game-changer for businesses, now more than ever. With eager millennials entering the workforce, technology can help with real-time solutions and engagement methodologies.

11 Ways your LMS launch could go off without a hitch [INFOGRAPHIC]


Anyone who’s ever been in charge of launching a company learning management system (LMS) knows that it takes a lot of work and dedication.

How to Measure the ROI of Your Training Program

Overnite Software

It’s been said that if you don’t have a goal, you’ll reach it every time. When it comes to your training program, the focus is on employee education and development. However, the end goal for your business is to achieve a profitable bottom line on your budget spreadsheet.

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Diving in with Immersive Learning

Reflection Software

When you try to make a learning module immersive you are trying to make it true to life. The more elements of realism you can add, the more immersed the learner will be. eLearning gamification

Go Beyond with Compliance Training

Speaker: Justin Muscolino, Head of Compliance Training North America, GRC Solutions

There are few words that will make corporate learners tune you out more quickly than "compliance” or “mandatory." Justin Muscolino, Head of North America Compliance Training for GRC Solutions, believes that compliance training can be engaging, interesting, and yes, sometimes fun - and he has the experience to back up that claim. Let’s be part of a push to remove this psychological block and do what’s best for our organizations. Who's in?