November, 2019

6 Reasons Why Online Course Creators Should Use Digital Badges

Client Engagement Academy

Before I dive into the six reasons you should be using digital badges for your online course, let’s take a crash course on WHAT a digital badge is. At its most fundamental level, a digital badge is the new digital education currency. On a literal level, a digital badge is the new diploma.

Don’t Design Training Content like a Food Blogger!

InSync Training

This weekend, I purchased something new at a local farmers market: delicata squash. It came highly recommended as an easy winter squash to prepare, with a nice light taste. As I was getting ready to cook it, I had a couple of quick questions. At what temperature should it bake, and for how long?

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The 702010 Learning (Department) Model

The Simple Shift

I’ve always felt L&D as a department was kind of forced into that space since that’s how traditional organizational design works; skills, tasks, departments, etc. But unlike Accounting or Marketing, “learning” doesn’t play nice with ROI. We have also come to accept that “learning” doesn’t come in one flavor, i.e. training. Most, however, subscribe to […].

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Let’s Stop Asking These 3 Questions About eLearning

Tim Slade

As I’ve been working within the eLearning industry over the last 10 years or so, I’ve realized there are some questions about eLearning we should stop asking. And I’m serious! We should take them out back and bury them never to be found again!

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

How to Fight the Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

ej4 eLearning

Have you ever binged a new show on Netflix but when you discuss it with your coworkers, you don’t remember some of the plot points? Or gone to a party where you met a group of people and could not remember their names an hour later?

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Branch and Bottleneck Scenario Structure

Experiencing eLearning

One of the challenges of branching scenarios is that you can generate so many options and paths that it quickly becomes unwieldy. A branch and bottleneck scenario structure is one strategy for keeping the complexity manageable. Branch and Bottleneck.

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How to Use Micro Learning in Your Course

LearnDash

What is micro learning, and how can you use it to your advantage? If you’re like most online educators, you probably tend to think of course creating in terms of subject matter rather than delivery method.

A helicopter view on our changing learning landscape

Challenge to Learn

Being the CEO of a company that revolves around learning technology I have to watch the trends in Learning & Development. I even have to predict what will be next. I need to be ahead of the game in order to steer my company in the right direction.

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What Are The Benefits of Drafting an eLearning Storyboard?

Tim Slade

When you’re in the early stages of designing and developing an eLearning course, you may wonder whether or not you should spend the time drafting an eLearning storyboard.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

5 Tips to Ensure a Successful Corporate Holiday Event

TLC Media Design

The holiday season is fast approaching.

In Summary: E-Learning Trends for 2020

Docebo

Can you believe it? Sweater weather is in full swing and 2020 is just around the corner. Although we’re all still mourning the loss of summer, many of us are starting to prepare our learning strategies for the year ahead. But where do we begin? What do we include?

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.

How To Get (and Use) Testimonials to Sell Your Course

LearnDash

When selling an online course, it is important to have relevant testimonials can make (or break) your sale. Testimonials give an overview of the course aims and allow new users to identify with others like them, which is important when they’re debating which course plan to purchase.

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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.

On building trust

Clark Quinn

My post last week was on trust , and it triggered a question on LinkedIn: “Do you have any tips, processes, models, suggestions, etc. for building trust within a team?” ” And while I wrote a short response there, I thought it would be worth it to expand on it.

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How to Collect Your eLearning Content

Tim Slade

When you’re starting the design and development of an eLearning course, it’s usually a good idea to start with a storyboard. But first, before you can start writing a single word, you need to collect your eLearning content!

5 Benefits of Online Training

Your Training Edge

Given the current advancements in technology, a lot of people are moving towards the virtual world. For instance, imagine the number of friends that you have on social media platforms, and you will probably never meet. This is only an example of how crazy people are about the virtual world.

Maximize Your Learning Platform’s Potential With These Integrations

Docebo

Let’s get something clear – great cloud-based software doesn’t operate in a silo – and your learning platform ( LMS + Social Learning ) is no exception.

View from the Learner's Perspective: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

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

Learners make an investment when they participate in learning initiatives - an investment that is often overlooked. Their schedules, priorities, and even their colleagues’ schedules are impacted. The Triple Bottom Line of Learning acknowledges the learner as a crucial stakeholder in the learning process. Join Miriam Taylor and Lonna Jobson of Inno-Versity as they continue in this series by looking at eLearning from the learner's perspective!

Mini-Scenarios for Assessment

Experiencing eLearning

Does scenario-based learning always have to involve complex branching or simulations? You can use one-question mini-scenarios to make your assessments more relevant and valuable. Mini-scenarios are fast and easy to build.

4 Reasons Non-Profits Should Develop Online Volunteer Training

LearnDash

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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Benefits of LGBTQ Inclusion in Diversity Training

ej4 eLearning

You might think diversity training is a one size fits all approach to get everyone working together. If diversity training covers gender, age, and ethnicity, isn’t that enough? Why do we need special courses on LGBTQ topics

Building Trust

Clark Quinn

Some months ago, I talked about I was working virtually in a couple of instances. Using distributed tools, we’re able to coordinate and collaborate. One team got together physically last week to get work done.

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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?

7 Creative Ways to Boost Your Corporate Learning Strategy

Your Training Edge

The past few years have seen an increase in the trend to improve one’s skillset. There is pressure on companies to give worthy training to their employees to keep them on-board.

DoceboInspire Award Winners: Rookie of the Year and Best Achievement in Extended Enterprise Training

Docebo

This year’s DoceboInspire saw us celebrate technology through a human lens, providing a sneak peek into the future of how technology will ultimately benefit us. While gathered in Atlanta with 400 of our customers, we were able to uncover the ways in which our customers champion learning.

Artificial Intelligence: Transforming the Corporate E Learning Landscape

G-Cube

In today’s digital age, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the popular buzzwords in the corporate world. Organizations adopt AI technology to deliver effective corporate e learning solutions to cater to the personalized needs of all.

Create a Course Outline in Just 3 Easy Steps

LearnDash

Bring method to the madness with your course outline. Have you ever found yourself with a fantastic idea for a new online course, but you don’t know where to start? No matter how brilliant your ideas are, transmitting those ideas from one person to another is incredibly difficult.

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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!