September, 2018

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Work is No Longer Work . The nature of work is changing. This world is one in which humans no longer make things or fix things or sell things or provide basic services. Work has become mind-intensive instead of hand-intensive.

What Are the Signs of a High-Quality Online Course?

LearnDash

You want to create a quality online course for your learners. How do you know you’ve made it? Most online course providers instinctively understand the value of a quality online course.

7 e-Learning Trends You Should Follow in 2018

Your Training Edge

There was a time when e-learning was limited to the education sector only, that too in its basic form. However, it has evolved over the years and has proven its worth outside the boundary of the academic sector.

10 Trends for Digital Learning in 2018

Jane Hart

Today, Monday 24 September, I released the Top Tools for Learning 2018 , which I compiled from the results of the 12th Annual Digital Learning Tools Survey. Every vote was manually processed in order to get a picture of this year’s contributors (as well as mitigate gaming of the voting).

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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.

Millennials and Modern Learning

InSync Training

In thinking about leadership and learning in the era of the four-generation workplace , no shortage of frustrations exists. Technology changes, “cool” workspaces, and operational processes are constantly evolving.

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An Educator’s Guide to Using Game Mechanics for the Win

Raptivity

Research indicates that worldwide revenues for game-based learning will climb from $2.6 billion in 2016 to $7.3 billion by 2021. This dramatic rise is proof enough that games are an exceptional learning aid.

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Jane Hart’s op 200 Tools for Learning

Challenge to Learn

Jane Hart is conducting her annual Digital Learning Tools survey. An interesting list to follow. Here is my top 10 for 2018. Easygenerator. Yes, I know it's my own tool. But we are actually constantly using it to create learning for our company. . Slack.

Back to the future

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m both a science nerd and a history buff, so naturally I’m fascinated by the history of science. When I visited Bern several years ago, the Museum für Kommunikation was at the top of my “to do” list.

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MWL Newsletter No 83

Jane Hart

The purpose of business is learning, the key to surviving age of automation, ID for the modern workplace, and more. Modern Workplace Learning

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

How Modern Companies Invest In Their Employees’ Growth

Your Training Edge

We are all aware that investing in your business is a core necessity. But have you ever thought of investing in your employees, as something as much crucial?

6 Microlearning Trends We’ve Seen in 2018

TOPYX LMS

Microlearning is a growing trend in training and development, where professional education is delivered in bite-sized content pieces, across a variety of channels and devices. There are many benefits to microlearning for both employees and trainers.

Memory and Modern Learning: Perspective from Oded Ilan

InSync Training

Behavior change is the holy grail of training. Learning and Development practitioners strive to impact business outcomes by improving the skills of our audience. Performance improvement grows out of learners truly understanding content and successfully applying it back on the job.

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Gamify Your Learning Experience For Better Employee Engagement & Workplace Efficiency

G-Cube

Today, gamified e-learning solutions have emerged as one of the effective ways to engage workforce by including different game mechanics in business settings. Gamification in e-learning has been widely adopted by different industries to boost learner engagement and collaboration at the workplace.

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.

Mapping RoI of eLearning

Origin Learning

“Money, money, money…” is a popular hit song by the music group ABBA. Well you may wonder why does a technology and learning blog talk about music.

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MWL Newsletter No 80

Jane Hart

Articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 26 Aug – 1 Sep. (L&D L&D you are what you measure, 5 steps to create culture of cont learning, hierarchy is enemy of learning, & more). Modern Workplace Learning

North American Rail Safety Week 2018

Allen Interactions

One of our favorite clients to work with is Operation Life Saver. This education nonprofit is devoted to stopping train/motor collisions, fatalities and injuries. We have been lucky enough to partner with them on a number of education projects.

Adobe Captivate 2019 Advanced Book In Production

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe Captivate 2019: Beyond the Essentials. October.  

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.

3 Ways to Personalize Corporate Training with LMS Software

TOPYX LMS

Corporate training isn’t always what employees would consider to be personal. More often, it’s standard, dry content that doesn’t fit each employee’s job.

5 Tips for Writing Better E-Learning Storyboards

LearnDash

How writing an e-learning storyboard can structure your course content. Sometimes, when you know a subject well, the idea of creating a course around it can seem, if not easy , at least straightforward. After all, you know this subject matter inside and out. Pulling together a course can’t be that difficult, right? Problem is, when you sit down to write your course, you quickly fall into a quagmire of structure issues.

Adopting Multi-Device E-Learning Strategy to Enhance the Overall Workplace Training Experience

G-Cube

One of the effective ways in which the digital revolution has surpassed the ever-evolving expectations is the way e-learning is embraced on multiple mobile devices.

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10 Tips to Improve Learning Engagement

ej4 eLearning

When it comes to learning engagement—or lack of learning engagement—I am reminded of the words of Gary Vaynerchuk. You're always one great piece of content away from having your life changed.". Unfortunately, many employees will be waiting a long time for the one great piece of life-changing content.

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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.

Building a culture of continuous improvement, learning & development at work

Jane Hart

Building a culture of continuous improvement, learning & development at work. Modern Workplace Learning

How to Use Sales Training to Solve Major B2B Pain Points

Docebo

In B2B sales training, there are always pain points, and a lot of them typically come back to information, or a lack thereof. Whether it’s pricing, product information or interactions between departments, the B2B industry always presents challenges.

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Boost your intelligence: 6 ways to maximize your cognitive potential

Your Training Edge

In today’s world, the health should be the primary concern to every person. The health can be mental, physically, emotionally or psychologically. Among all these types, the primary factor that many people forget is his or her mental health.

The Dangerous Myth of the “All-in-One” LMS

LearnDash

If you are looking for an all-in-one LMS, then you will either be looking for a long time, or you will be unknowingly tricked out of your hard-earned money. I don’t know when it happened but at some point in human history a very smart marketer created the concept of “all-in-one” The premise being that you only need to purchase the one item and nothing else. The product will literally do everything you need.

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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.

Five Best Practices for Professional Certification Test Preparation

Web Courseworks

The following article is a bit of an advice column written to myself; however, I think it will be helpful to others as well in the learning technology space.

Flawless Virtual Events: Managing the Tech Risk

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. When thinking about designing or facilitating live online learning, what scares you the most? For many, the technology feels like an intimidating part of the equation. What if learners can’t navigate the environment ?

3 Benefits of Certifying Employees During Corporate Training with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

Nearly 80 percent of employees want to be given more opportunities for career growth.¹ This means workers want more training, and they want to be recognized for their efforts.²