August, 2021

Are You Ready for the Learning and Development Boom?

Dan Keckan

As L&D gains prominence in the wake of the pandemic, we take a look at 5 opportunities to mature your L&D function. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning And Development Corporate Learning Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Professionals Employee Training

Elaboration Strategies That Benefit Learning

The eLearning Coach

These elaboration strategies provide ways to connect new learning to prior knowledge in order to make learning meaningful. Cognition

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eLearning Storyboarding: How to Get Started

eLearningMind

Share on facebook. Facebook. Share on twitter. Twitter. Share on linkedin. LinkedIn. Share on email. Email. Take it from us: We know that creating compelling, engaging, and impactful eLearning takes a village.

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2021

Experiencing eLearning

It has been several years since I last added my top 10 tools for learning as part of Jane Hart’s annual survey. Some of these are my personal learning tools; others are what I use to create learning for others. You can vote for your top 10 tools for learning until August 26.

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The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors affecting training, and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

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E-Learning Provocateur

There was an aspect I omitted from my previous post, Space invaders , in which I covered the spacing effect as a means of maximising long-term retention. Zsolt Olah picked it: interleaving and – ironically! –

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Final Quiz Passing Score: Is The 80% Written In Stone?

Dan Keckan

Most of us set 80% as the passing score in eLearning courses. What is the rationale of this figure? Is it something that learning specialists have arbitrarily chosen or does this magic number have any mooring in learning theory? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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More Marketing Malarkey

Clark Quinn

As has become all too common, someone decided to point me to some posts for their organization. Apparently, interest was sparked by a previous post of mine where I’d complained about microlearning.

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eLearning Storyboarding: How to Get Started

eLearningMind

Take it from us: We know that creating compelling, engaging, and impactful eLearning takes a village. From scriptwriting to graphic design, animation, quality assurance, and coding, every project is a collaborative effort. But how do you keep everyone on the same page—literally?

Tools for Building Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

When would you use Twine instead of Storyline or other tools for building branching scenarios? An attendee at one of my recent presentations asked me why I’d bother creating something in Twine rather than just storyboarding directly in Storyline, especially if I was using character images.

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Building the Foundation for a Modern K-12 Classroom

K-12 looks different these days. But one thing remains the same: you need a reliable learning platform that serves as the foundation for teaching and learning––for all students, in a variety of learning experiences.

How to Translate Custom eLearning Content

ICDTranslation

eLearning is an efficient way to broaden your knowledge and improve your skills in a safe online environment. It was established as a supportive form of learning in the past, but it has achieved the leading role at present.

Top Custom eLearning Trends 2021 that you Must Know

Infopro Learning

How are organizations around the world grappling with the ever-changing business dynamics? How are they gearing up for the year 2021 and beyond in employee upskilling and reskilling?

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Custom Learning Designs: 4 Traits Of A Successful Course Development Project

Dan Keckan

There has always been a need for ongoing learning, training, and employee development in a workplace, and in recent decades, eLearning has had an incredible effect on corporate education. Not only is it becoming increasingly more popular, but it’s also becoming more integral to employee productivity.

Concept Maps and Learning

Clark Quinn

Once again, someone notified me of something they wanted me to look at. In this case, a suite of concept maps, with a claim that this could be the future of education.

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

Speexx: Making the Language Learning Journey More Personal

Speexx

Providing a solution that helps you build, grow, and maintain the language skills that matter in the new digital normal. This article dives deeper into the latest product updates from Speexx. The post Speexx: Making the Language Learning Journey More Personal appeared first on Speexx.

Instructional Design Research, Tools, & More: ID Links 8/10/21

Experiencing eLearning

As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog.

What Is E-learning, And How To Create The Best Types Of E-learning?

Spark Your Interest

What is e-learning? Well, there are many types of e-learning that organizations can use to educate or train people. Understanding what is e-learning and the best types of e-learning to use, is critical when creating new training programs.

How Can Organizations Be Future Aligned with Managed Learning?

Infopro Learning

More and more, businesses are turning to managed learning services as a solution for scaling-up learning and development activities and efficiently manage training budgets.

Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

8 Tips On eLearning Content Localization For Your Online Training Program

Dan Keckan

These eight important points on eLearning content localization will help your training program reach a wider audience, irrespective of cultures and backgrounds, create and sustain favorable results for your business, and uphold your organization’s status.

Caveat Malarkey

Clark Quinn

After continuing to take down marketing blather, it’s time for a plea. Caveat Malarkey! And, as always, the prose. If you’ve been paying attention, you will have seen that a number of my blog posts take down a variety of articles that are rife with malarkey.

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Fresh Perspectives on Learning and Development

Dashe & Thomson

Learning and development has evolved drastically in the past couple of years and continues to change and adapt as organizational needs shift. Recently, L&D has solidified itself as an essential part of organizational success across industries and disciplines.

Reflections on 10 Years of Consulting

Experiencing eLearning

As of this month, it’s been 10 years since I left my last full-time job and started my own business. In August 2011, I wrapped up my last project at Cisco and formed my LLC. Prior to this, the longest I ever held a job was about 3 years.

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

Moving from Onboarding to “Warm Welcomes”

Learning Rebels

I’ve been doing some research, and the gap regarding the importance of new hire onboarding and how the actual experience is handled is interesting. The Onboarding Gap. Workplace success starts with the employee’s first experience with the business, meaning how the onboarding process is handled.

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Focusing on Outcomes with Managed Learning Services

Infopro Learning

Employees are a company’s most valuable asset, but not when performance is at status quo. But what happens when the employees’ performance is not the only issue?

Why Should You Outsource eLearning Content Development In The New Normal?

Dan Keckan

To successfully navigate the rapid pace of change, organizations must leverage outsourcing partnerships. In this article, I outline how outsourcing of eLearning content development can provide room to meet the changing needs of hybrid workforces. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Making it Meaningful

Clark Quinn

I volunteer for our local Community Emergency Response Team ( CERT ; and have learned lots of worthwhile things). On a call, our local organizer mentioned that she was leading a section of the train-the-trainers upcoming event, and was dreading trying to make it interesting.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Workplace Culture: Leading and Coaching to Develop Sense of Belonging

Dashe & Thomson

Hiring a diverse and inclusive team has proven to be an extremely successful approach for organizations. However, creating an environment where employees thrive and are empowered takes a lot of effort and determination.

The Why and How of Scenario-Based Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Several years ago, I gave a presentation on the why and how of scenario-based learning. I have given this presentation to several other groups since then, including two ATD chapters. I tweak it a little every time.

Expecting the Unexpected: Proactive Training is Another Way to Show Employees You Care

Axonify

All of the headlines around the Great Resignation aren’t terribly surprising. According to The American Institute of Stress, feelings of stress in the workplace and at home are at an all-time high thanks to the accelerated pace of change in the past year.

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