December, 2016

2016 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning

Kapp Notes

In my work with games and gamification I have the opportunity to travel around the globe talking to folks who are working on various aspects of games and gamification from vendors to practitioners to consultants. During this year, I’ve seen a number of universal trends that are worth noting.

eLearning Trends of 2016

Association eLearning

As the year ends, we look back at three eLearning trends of 2016. What was predicted? What did you think was important? The results may surprise you. eLearning Trends: Gamification. At the end of 2015, Gamification was the hot trend. We saw analysts predict the continued rise of gamification in 2016.

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Listening – social learning’s most important skill?

Kineo

ID Essentials: Three Steps When There’s Too Much Content for One Course

Allen Interactions

By Ann Iverson, Senior Instructional Designer. In last month’s ID Essentials blog , we were instructional designers at World of Wings, Inc., a commercial airline dedicated to safety.

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

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LESSONS FROM CLARK QUINN ~ TAKE 2

Learnnovators

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Managing Minds, Winning Hearts

The Peformance Improvement

We are now in the "Knowledge Economy" which means that we must learn differently than we have in the past. As I wrote in a previous blog post titled, The Manager's Abridged History of Work and Learning : .

Recent LMS Trends That Affirm The Continuing Increase Of LMS Popularity For Corporate Training

G-Cube

Modern organizations are now making investments in corporate training and implementing learning management systems (LMSs) to automate training as well as reap other benefits of technology-aided learning.

7 Steps for Developing High-Potential Employees

ej4 eLearning

High-performing employees are the backbone of any organization. The old saying is true: Roughly 80 percent of the growth of any organization is achieved by 20 percent of its workforce. But high-performing employees don’t just fall out of the sky, they start as high- potential employees. To harness the power of your high-performing employees, identifying those with potential is the first critical step. What if you’ve identified those individuals already? What now?

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.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Discover How Mobile-First Content Enables Deskless Workers

Inkling

Many businesses today rely on deskless workers who can perform their job functions while on the road, in front of customers, or at remote sites; other companies have simply come to recognize the benefits of having a mobile workforce.

Insight – The Top 50 LMS 2017 Report

eLearning 24-7

It’s that time of the year, when research firms, industry firms, Fred your mailman and Judy the person who nags you each day you come into your office, announces their best of the best awards. And I’m along with them. Well, sort of for authoring tools. For the whole whammy of LMSs, the list has been out for nearly 12 months (for 2016). You can still buy the 2016 Top 50 LMS Report (BTW).

The Neuroscience of How E-Learning Blends Into Our Brain

Content Raven

There is a reason why 77 percent of American companies offer online corporate training to improve the job skills and professional development of their employees. employees elearning self-paced learning employee engagement

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Micro-Learning Is Bigger Than You Think…And Not Just For Learning

Living in Learning

What the article I'm referencing and comments I read made clear illustrate the gyrations we are heading into now with this “new” micro-learning approach. It will be easy to become distracted, so don't get all raked up in a pile over what we call it…or how long it should be. It's about what it can facilitate at the moment of need to get the DO done.

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.

Infographic: The Periodic Table of Instructional Design

eLearning Brothers

Students and scholars of chemistry make frequent use of the periodic table of the elements in order to contextualize and organize their understanding of the many substances they work with, as well as help to memorize each of their different properties.

When someone comes in and says, “We need training on …”

Axonify

This past week, we had the pleasure of hosting our final webinar of the year. Over the course of an hour, our Principal Learning Strategist JD Dillon walked attendees through six simple steps to building a modern learning ecosystem.

Double gold for Kineo at Learning Awards

Kineo

Kineo’s work with clients was recognised in this year’s Learning Technologies award, scooping gold in two very competitive categories.

Top 10 Higher Ed/EDU LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

A good tiding to you all. Ahh, the new year. A year of opportunities. Thrills and fun awaits you. At least while you sleep. Then you awake and wonder “is my K-12 LMS really meeting our needs?” ” Or “Why can’t these teachers spend the time to learn the system?

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.

LMS Utility For Content Providers: Helping Content Companies Sell Better, Market Better

G-Cube

The utility of learning management systems is ubiquitous across different industry domains and varied learner profiles – there’s something that all of us can benefit from the amalgamation of technology and learning.

Instructional Designer’s Guide to New Year’s Resolutions

Association eLearning

We’re nearing “New Year’s Resolution” time again. That got me thinking about the pass/fail rate of this annual ritual. How many people stick to their resolutions? Let’s be honest, it’s not very many. Since motivation and behavior change are part of instructional design, I thought it would be fun to take a look at where people go wrong and how you can increase your chance of success. This is the Instructional Designer’s Guide to New Year’s Resolutions. Why Resolutions Often Fail.

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4 Ways to Make Our Ideas Stick

eLearning Brothers

As I was preparing for the beginning of a new project, I considered different ways in which I could make the training successful. I thought back to some of the things I had read in the past, and one book came to mind, Made to Stick. It was written by Chip and Dan Heath back in 2007.

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5 tips for selling learning to the C-suite

Axonify

Expectations around L&D are changing. No longer just overhead, L&D must become accountable for achieving results that tie directly to meeting overall corporate objectives. And that means that L&D executives must also be prepared and able to sell learning to the C-suite. What do we mean?

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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.

Making a Difference - Lessons in Purpose

Kineo

Too often in elearning, quality is seen as being only about high production values - usually, what it looks like. Fit for purpose' can be dismissed as unambitious, but there’s nothing wrong with quality being defined as achieving purpose. .

Insight – The Top 50 LMS 2017 Report

eLearning 24-7

It’s that time of the year, when research firms, industry firms, Fred your mailman and Judy the person who nags you each day you come into your office, announces their best of the best awards. And I’m along with them. Well, sort of for authoring tools. For the whole whammy of LMSs, the list has been out for nearly 12 months (for 2016). You can still buy the 2016 Top 50 LMS Report (BTW).

7 Ways to Improve Engagement with E-Learning

Content Raven

The old adage in business that “if you build it they will come” doesn't necessarily apply to e-learning courses. employees Corporate Training elearning employee engagement

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. But with a mountain of content to produce, tight deadlines, and a small budget, where do you even start?

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!

The Secret to Managing Enterprise Accounts

ej4 eLearning

Today, selling requires more than charisma and a handful of closing techniques. Customers are coming armed with more information, and are constantly on guard against “being sold to.” This represents a shift in the buyer/seller relationship. The winners coming out on top in this new selling landscape are the ones that cultivate enterprise accounts. What Exactly is an Enterprise Account? Most salespeople think, mistakenly, that enterprise accounts are the largest accounts in one’s book of business.

Software Training With E-Learning: Ways To Create Effective Training Within Available Means

G-Cube

For forward-looking organizations serious about reaping the many benefits of training, e-learning offers numerous advantages when compared to other traditional ways of imparting workforce training like Instructor-led training(ILT) or classroom learning.

A year of learning – our top 10 posts of 2016

Kineo

With less than two weeks left of 2016, it’s time to look back over the year and share some of the antics the Kineo team has been up to. From launching innovative technology to expanding our LMS offering – this year has been jam packed. If you are an active follower of Kineo you will know by now, we love to blog! This year we’ve seen some cracking posts, full of top tips, insights and interviews.