November, 2017

How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

HT2 Labs

Already using xAPI for more than just reporting? Then you may be wondering how it can be used to launch elearning content. The post How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker xAPI

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Online Course Creation Has Just Evolved!

LearnDash

Create your content once and you’re done! Re-use your Lessons, Topics, and Quizzes in any course – at any time! Writing new update announcements is always enjoyable. But even more so for today’s update!

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A Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit for 2018

Jane Hart

Based on the Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017 list, here is the Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit 2018. Social learning

Finding Inspiration

Association eLearning

People often struggle to find inspiration. This can be especially true if, for example, you’re working on compliance course #617. Even companies specialized in eLearning can hit this bump in the road. But when there’s a tight deadline you don’t generally have the luxury of time.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Gamification: A Fun way of Increasing Learning Retention

G-Cube

By making learning more fun and interactive, the level of knowledge retention can be increased. Using game elements and mechanics for training allows you to give learners something they can identify with and make it a fun experience for them.

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Top 10 Gamification Examples in Everyday Life

mLevel

While many people are probably unable to define “gamification,” most have unknowingly experienced it – likely every single day.

The Importance of Your Course Structure

LearnDash

Creating a quality online course isn’t just about content, it also is important to effectively structure the content. Many people who decide to create an online course have no issues coming up with great content. This is especially true if the course happens to be in their area of expertise.

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6 Reasons Why Corporate Training Programs Fail

Your Training Edge

We all instinctively know that learning and development within the corporate space is ‘supposed to’ make a difference. Yet, far too often the programs (not necessary the people) fail due to the following reasons.

eLearning Pet Peeves

Association eLearning

Once upon a time, we subjected you to “the worst eLearning course ever.” That monstrosity was an evil chimera of Digitec’s combined worst nightmares and most obnoxious memories. This time you’re in for something a little narrower. My personal eLearning pet peeves.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

Virtual Reality: It’s The Time To Take Your Business To The Next Level

G-Cube

From touchscreen mobile devices to real-world experiences, virtual reality has paved a new way of working and collaborating across the enterprise. Innovation is constant in the e-learning domain, continuously evolving the way services are delivered across the globe.

MWL Newsletter No 41

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 19-25 November 2017. Social learning

The Music of Your Sphere – The Multiple Ways Your Brain is Wired for Music

Learningtogo

The Greek philosopher and mathematician, Pythagoras, discovered the relationship between the length of a string on an instrument and the pitch that the string produces.

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Using LearnDash to Create a “Tripwire” Offering

LearnDash

Fill your sales funnel with an online course “tripwire” In online marketing there is this term… “tripwire” If you haven’t heard of it then don’t worry, I’ll explain.

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Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

LMS Security Matters

JoomlaLMS

Data security is one of the most important issues nowadays. Thousands of websites are hacked and blacklisted every day, losing their data, reputation and search ranking. In addition to the reputation damage, hacking causes financial harm, emotional distress and clients’ confidence loss.

Takeaways from Learning 2017

Association eLearning

I recently got back from the Learning 2017 conference. Like last year, I want to share some of what I learned and experienced. The sessions and events I attended were quite different this time, so they’ve provided a different set of insights. In no particular order: Development Must be Continuous.

Adaptive Learning – The Future of Workplace Training For Modern Learners

G-Cube

Today, a number of organizations are shifting towards Learning Management Software (LMS) that provides a better adaptive platform for efficient learning. The prime aim is to enable organizational workforce to learn at their own pace, as per their convenience of time and location.

From training delivery to continuous learning

Jane Hart

Companies clearly have a responsibility to provide training and opportunities for their people, and many L&D departments have already made efforts in modernising their training efforts to make them more relevant for today’s workforce. Others have gone further and are now providing a wider range of learning opportunities and resources for on demand use. But … Social learning

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Webinar Recap: The Word Is Out: Using Storytelling in eLearning Works

eLearning Brothers

Stories make up a large part of our real life learning. As children, we learned from Aesop, the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Mr. Rogers, the Muppets, and many others. All that learning happened as a result of storytelling.

Are You Creating Course Storyboards?

LearnDash

It isn’t uncommon for people to just start creating lessons in their course, but a course without a plan, or storyboard, may face serious problems down the line. Would you go hiking on an unknown trail without a map? You could, but it wouldn’t be very smart.

How to Effectively Leverage Multimedia in eLearning

JoomlaLMS

People generally employ both visual and linguistic cognitive processes while learning. In other words, we learn by seeing, and we also learn when people instruct us. But then, people learn better when image, sight, sound, and text all are used. Blog articles

Learning Escape Room – Year 2

Association eLearning

Last year, the Learning Escape Room was one of the most popular features of the Masie Center’s Learning 2016 conference. It was my first experience with an escape room and I was delighted to hear that it was coming back for Learning 2017. What Changed.

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Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

Which Social Media Website Do Digitals Prefer Most and Why?

Your Training Edge

Nothing has ever defined the true potential of technology and digital media better than Social Media. From family to business, social media has touched every single corner of our lives. No wonder a big part of the credit for social media’s popularity goes to the digitals.

Black Friday & Cyber Monday discounts on MWL Workshops

Jane Hart

From 9 a.m. GMT Friday 24 November through 9 a.m. GMT Tuesday 28 November, 23% discount on the following 2 online workshops. Follow the links to find out more and sign up at the special prices. Supporting Continuous Independent Learning in the Workplace 15 January – 2 March 2018 In the modern … Social learning

More Than Just Fun & Games: How Gamification Works

eLearning Brothers

Gamification has been a buzzword for some time now and it’s not going away anytime soon. In fact, we’re seeing gamification pop up in even more, incredibly relevant, training areas.

The Perfect Time to Cross-Promote Your Courses

LearnDash

Whether you are selling your courses or not it is important to let your learner’s know about your other offerings. One of the best times to up-sell or cross-promote your courses is right after someone completes a course, yet surprisingly so many people are not capitalizing on this timing.

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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.

Happy Thanksgiving – It’s Good for the Brain!

Learningtogo

The U.S. is one of several countries that celebrates the end of the harvest with a day of giving thanks – that we’re prepared to survive another winter.

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Louder than words

E-Learning Provocateur

My last couple of blog posts have argued in favour of extracting value out of organisational capabilities. Due to the nature of my role I have posited these arguments in terms of employee development.

How to Fireproof your elearning Journey in 2018

Your Training Edge

As 2017 draws to a close, many have started to wonder how elearning will shape up in 2018 and beyond. With multiple trends predicting the growth of eLearning industry, online training indeed has a bright future ahead.