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.

Beyond Face-to-Face: Solving the Digital Practice Problem

Speaker: Bryan Naas, Director of Sales Enablement, Lessonly

Just like training and practice is the cornerstone of any top athlete or artist, the same is true in the workplace. But in the world of sales, practice is often restricted to conference room role-playing and in-person scenarios. Join Bryan Naas, Sales Enablement Director at Lessonly, to learn the tactics you can use to make digital practice a part of the fabric of your teams’ daily schedules.

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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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

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 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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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.

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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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

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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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.

Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

eLearning Brothers

. One of the biggest points of confusion I’ve seen evolve in recent years is how people use the word “responsive” when speaking about device-independent eLearning. How can it be that people can interpret one word so differently?

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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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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.

Burn your training request form

Making Change

If your organization is typical, you have a training request form. Look at it now. It probably commits 10,000 sins. For example, it might ask the client to: Identify the format and length of “the training” List the content that should be included.

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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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.

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.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

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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Gamification in E-learning: Motivating Your Workforce to Learn More and Perform Better

G-Cube

Boosting Learner Interactivity, Fortifying Knowledge Retention, and Enhancing Overall Workforce Competency. From being a just buzz to a widely popular corporate training strategy, gamification is effective in catering to bespoke training needs.

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

A Beginner’s Roadmap To Online Course Creation [INFOGRAPHIC]

Client Engagement Academy

Creating an online course is a lot like building a machine. There’s a lot of planning and a whole lot of parts to it. Too many entrepreneurs dive head first into e-learning without really knowing what they’re getting themselves into. They get lured by the money, but get caught off guard by the work!

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.