September, 2016

Training Simulations: An Effective Corporate Training Tool

Designing Digitally

The face of corporate training is changing rapidly to keep up with the latest advances in technology. New ways of doing things are streamlining the training process and studies show the results are favorable. .

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

How You Can Deliver Highly Effective Courses Through Bite-Sized eLearning. From hectic work schedules to lack of motivation , there are plenty of obstacles that modern learners must overcome in order to build skills and absorb new information.

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The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

Origin Learning

In the last article, Designing Blended Learning , we learnt a little about the various blended learning models. This article will focus on the Flipped Learning model. So, what are the features of the Flipped Learning model and how is it different from a basic blended learning design?

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Our secret world of learning

E-Learning Provocateur

One of my peers in Australia, Arun Pradhan , is developing an app to help us learn smarter, faster and deeper.

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.

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70:20:10 and user generated learning: no way!

Challenge to Learn

I’m talking to learning managers each day about the 20 in 70:20:10; about knowledge sharing and about user generated learning that can facilitate this. I see a lot of interest in this topic but a lot of reservations as well.

Benefits of Scenario-Based Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Why are scenarios effective for learning? They provide realistic context and emotional engagement. They can increase motivation and accelerate expertise. Here’s a selection of quotes explaining the benefits.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

The learning landscape is not constant, shifting the learning focus on learners, learning, skills, goals and attitude. A decade ago, there was a tug of war for the online and the traditional learning.

Where is game-based learning headed? An Interview With Sharon Boller

Knowledge Guru

I interviewed Bottom-Line Performance President and industry thought leader, Sharon Boller to learn more about current game-based learning trends and where this learning strategy is headed in 2017. Sharon has been writing and speaking about game-based learning since at least 2008.

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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.

Reluctant Sales Reps? How to Show them the ‘Why’

Bottom-Line Performance

Have you ever encountered sales reps reluctant to take training? Maybe reps are excited and motivated as new hires, but less interested to invest time into training once they have been on the job for awhile.

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The Power of Story in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Think about the last speech you heard. Do you remember all the facts and statistics? Or, do you remember the details of the story the speaker (hopefully) shared to illustrate their point?

Who Is Derailing Your Learning Project? (And How Can You Stop Them?)

Dashe & Thomson

Great news! That learning project you’ve nurtured through countless meetings and rolls of red tape has finally come to fruition, and you’re starting to get down to business. But wait – something’s not quite right. Why does it feel like the team is spinning out of control?

Consider 4 Cs in Scenario-Based Learning

Experiencing eLearning

When I create scenarios for learning, I keep these four elements in mind: characters, context, challenge, and consequences. Characters. The main character of your scenario who drives the action should generally be someone similar to your learners.

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.

What Instructional Designers Really Do

Association eLearning

I want to apologize. I write about instructional design (ID) all the time but I’ve never stopped to explain what Instructional Designers really do. There are numerous definitions for it and many of them are somewhat wordy and technical.

Five Lessons We Can Learn from Millennials About e-Learning

Allen Interactions

By Sloane Bâby, Instructional Writer. e-Learning Blogs Sloane Bâby Millennials

Why Companies Procrastinate When it’s Time for Training

Bottom-Line Performance

September 6th was National Fight Procrastination Day. And in true procrastination fashion, we’ve put off writing this blog until now.

4 Tricks for Achieving True Storyline Slide Mastery

eLearning Brothers

Creating an eLearning course can be a long process, especially if you have a lot of slides in your course. For those instructional designers and eLearning developers who have developed a good mastery of Storyline course creation, however, it’s much less time-consuming.

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 LEARNING IN GAMIFICATION

Learnnovators

The post THE LEARNING IN GAMIFICATION appeared first on Learnnovators. Gamification Gamified Learning Applied Cognitive Psychology Educational Psychology Gamification Platform Gaming Karl Kapp Learning Learnnovators Retrieval Practice Simulation Spaced Retrieval

Micro-learning Through The Mobile Platform: Is That Where Learning Is Heading?

G-Cube

Modern employees have a definite wish to acquire information to attain professional growth. But they find the long training sessions, workshops, and huge manuals, a tedious way to attain knowledge.

Advanced Technologies Needed to Foster Online Learning - Interview with Ryan Tracey

JoomlaLMS

Today we are delighted to welcome to the JoomlaLMS blog an eLearning expert, author of E-Learning Provocateur blog and a former ELearning magazine editorial board member - Ryan Tracey.

The Landscape of Learning Technologies in 2016

Lambda Solutions

The Brandon Hall Group issued a study on the Learning Technology landscape of 2016. The report revealed that technology is becoming the top learning and development priority this year, with 48% of survey respondents naming it as #1 on their list.

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.

Why elearning trumps face-to-face training

Kineo

As elearning providers, we’re slightly biased as to why we think elearning is so great. But there’s no denying that it has plenty of advantages as a medium over face-to-face training. .

What are your SMART eLearning goals for 2017?

eLearning Brothers

There are only three months left in 2016, so it’s time to look at your professional eLearning goals and what you want to achieve in 2017. Many people in the corporate and educational worlds embrace the SMART Goal methodology— because it works.

3 USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN WORKPLACE EDUCATION

Learnnovators

The post 3 USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN WORKPLACE EDUCATION appeared first on Learnnovators.

Instructional Design Strategies for Collaborative Learning: 4 Approaches For Effective Collaboration

G-Cube

Collaboration in learning is a good way to invite ideas and brainstorm but does not always meet learning objectives set out by the training team. One way to increase effectiveness and productivity of collaborative learning is by engaging learners in well- defined scripts.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Lessons on Instructional Design from…my Dog

Allen Interactions

By Carly Yuenger, Senior Instructional Designer. For the last two-and-a-half years, I’ve been the primary trainer to my dog, but for some reason, my mind has kept this task separate from my daylighting work as an instructional designer.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

Dear Associations, I am trying to get into a skilled labor position at company X. I have some experience but there are new rules and regulations and I just can’t keep up. I could go back to school, but it’d be a huge burden to my family.

4 ways to help employees who struggle with learning

Axonify

If you think back to your school days, you’ll probably remember several students who just found learning challenging. Maybe you had a friend or sibling who needed more help or maybe you were the one struggling.