March, 2019

The Case for AR and VR for Workplace Learning: Which Is Best for Your Business?

PulseLearning

Augmented reality and virtual reality, AR and VR for short, are often lumped together as one and the same; however, the two are actually completely different technologies — each with its own-use applications. What is AR? Augmented reality applies to the real world and simply adds to it.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

Learning and development professionals, including elearning developers, have to wear many hats. That’s kind of true by definition, since it’s a field that incorporates a lot of different skills and tasks.

Keeping Talent Development Current: A Moving Target

CLO Magazine

How often do you think about the future? Are you on auto-pilot when it comes to development programs, stories and statistics? What if you continued this same course over the next one, two or five years? What would the impact be on those who rely on you for expertise if you didn’t stay up to date?

How Business Size Affects What Online Learning Software You Need

TOPYX LMS

Selecting the correct online learning software for your business is a complicated endeavor. In a global market that is expected to grow from 9.8 billion to 22.4 billion in the next five years¹, there are more than 700 different eLearning and learning management system vendors in business².

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Cognitive Bias in Learning: An Overview

Dashe & Thomson

What Are Cognitive Biases? Our brains receive non-stop input from all five senses every moment we are awake. In the face of this enormous amount of daily input, our brains develop subconscious coping mechanisms that we can use to quickly make daily decisions.

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Words of wisdom: 8 rules that new eLearning professionals should follow

TalentLMS

Are you ready to embark on an eLearning career, but need a little help getting started on the right foot? In this article, I’ll share 8 bits of advice that new eLearning professionals should follow. Words of wisdom that new eLearning professionals should follow.

A Simple Formula for Attracting The Right Audience to Your Online Course

Client Engagement Academy

It always amazes me how course creators will put massive amounts of effort towards creating and developing a course, but fail to think twice about WHO they’re trying to sell the course to (a.k.a. their ideal client). Before you continue reading, let me ask you: Who is your existing course attracting? Are they beginners? Are […]. Blog Explorer Hiker Online Course Creation Online Courses And Learning Platforms

Prove the Value of Training to the Business Through Evaluation

InSync Training

Evaluating a learning program is by far the best way to highlight its value to all business stakeholders. It also bolsters a culture of continuous improvement. Without measurable results, it's hard to convince the business community that its learning and development (L&D) offerings are effective.

The Top 10 E-Learning Challenges L&D Pros Face Every Day

Docebo

Unrealistic deadlines, small budgets and other e-learning challenges can be crushed with these tips. Life is full of obstacles, but e-learning professionals have a unique set of e-learning challenges that come with the job title. In fact, there are some hurdles that must be leapt over regularly.

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Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

The L&D maturity curve

E-Learning Provocateur

Over the course of my career, I’ve witnessed a slow but steady shift away from formal learning to informal learning.

How to Motivate Employees: Leadership vs. Impedership

ej4 eLearning

Ever wonder how to motivate employees so they are more engaged with their work, and better at it? Of course - what manager or leader hasn't? Unfortunately, many attempts to get the best out of our employees backfire. Instead of showing leadership , we exemplify the opposite: impedership. Leadership

Webinar: Exploring the Learning Platforms Landscape

TOPYX LMS

Ten years ago, there was a single learning platform that dominated the enterprise making it easy for organizations to research and purchase a system for their business.

Is There a Learning Performance Ecosystem Blind Spot?

Living in Learning

Performance support is anything that enables and/or accelerates speed-to-sustainable-performance, or speed-to-impact, or speed-to-productivity, or speed-to-competence, or speed-to-actionable-insight, or speed-to-any-damn-thing-that-drives-measurable-business-value.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

How You Can Apply the 70:20:10 Theory of Learning to eLearning

Lambda Solutions

Educators and Learning and Development (L&D) professionals who design eLearning courses are understandably always searching for a way to improve the efficiency of their learning experiences.

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Make Your Training POP! With a Pop of Color

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. Grabbing and keeping learners’ attention remains steadfastly at the top of the priority list for most trainers. Distractions abound in and out of the classroom – what can we do to provide the most interesting, engaging experience possible?

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Your 6-Week Checklist for Launching an Online Course

Client Engagement Academy

Chances are, if you’re reading this article, you’re in the process of creating an online course and are looking to have a successful launch. Or maybe you’re already a seasoned course creator looking to launch a course better and stronger this time around.

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Leading the Way to a Learning Culture

ej4 eLearning

Culture happens. I know, it sounds like a bad bumper sticker from the ’90s, but it’s true: Your organization has a culture. To be successful, that culture will need to be one where learning is valued. Growing and sustaining that kind of learning culture starts with leadership. Learning Cultures

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.

How Online Sales Training Can Improve the Bottom Line for Large Enterprises

TOPYX LMS

Eighty-three percent of companies do not believe they have effective sales training, according to the RAIN Group.¹

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10 Upcoming Technological Trends That Will Blow Your Mind

Your Training Edge

From driverless cars to bendable devices, the technological developments prove that the future is going to be something which we have never thought of. In the past few years, we all have heard of many emerging technologies, i.e., supercomputers, AI machines, etc.

Your Employees are Desperate for Differentiated Learning

Docebo

Give employees engaging opportunities to grow. As industries become more innovative, technology-driven, and personalized, enterprise learning strategies must adapt in ways that enable talent and their unique skill sets to contribute as much to the organization as possible.

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Anatomy of an Evaluation Strategy

InSync Training

We spend a lot of time at InSync considering how to design, develop, and deliver great virtual and blended learning solutions. But how do we know they are, indeed, GREAT? Creating content is only half of the learning development story. The other half is developing a plan for evaluating the 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.

Why Students Don’t Complete Your Online Course (And 5 Ways to Fix It)?

Client Engagement Academy

You’ve decided to create an online course. You spend time, money, and effort learning how to create a successful course. Finally, after months of hard work, your course finally launches. You’re excited and it seems like your excitement is rubbing off on your students.

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Adopting Haji Kamal’s Strategy to Deliver an Engaging E-Learning Experience

G-Cube

If you look at the flowchart of the Haji Kamal strategy, you will notice that there are 12 different paths which a learner can follow. Out of 12, the learner would fail to meet the objective in three ways, four of these lead to a poor approach, three are acceptable, and two are good.

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Where to find out more about xAPI

Adult Learning with Technology

As I often go searching for articles and examples on xAPI (Experience API or Tin-Can API), I figured others may benefit from a list of resources that may also help you getting to grips with xAPI. eLearning xAPI edutech Experience API

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How to Prepare Your Employees for Success in the Digital Age

Your Training Edge

The advent of new technologies has disrupted every aspect of a business. From simple automation to sophisticated AI technologies, Big Data, and the Internet of Things, the so-called digital transformation is impacting every industry and sector.

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.