October, 2017

How to Conduct an eLearning Needs Analysis

Tim Slade

When starting a new eLearning project, it’s easy to jump right in and start designing the course. However, it’s important to take a step back and determine what exactly your eLearning course is attempting to accomplish; or better yet, whether or not an eLearning course is needed at all!

The Science of Learning

LearnDash

One of the most important things you will do as a course creator is to design the course in a way that resonates best with your target audience.

Disruption Debate: Be open with change

Jane Hart

As part of Totara’s ongoing Disruption Debate series, Lars Hyland has been speaking to thought leaders and experts from the L&D world. A few weeks ago he talked to me, and this is the summary of that conversation that appears on their website. Social learning

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Responsive Learning: An Innovative Approach To Organizational Success

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The utilization of mobile devices has become a significant aspect for today’s tech savvy workforce. It is of no wonder that learning styles and preferences of modern learners are evolving with time.

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Integrating Games into eLearning

Association eLearning

People often just look at video games as fun, but they can also be played to aid learning. Listed below are examples of when gaming and learning are combined to give learners an optimal, innovative experience. What are some cool and unique ways eLearning has accomplished this?

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The Modern Learner

InSync Training

If you are on any learning related email lists, you’ve been seeing the word “modern” quite often over the last 12 months. Modern learning , modern workplace, modern design , and so on. What does it mean? And why do we need to make that distinction?

What Type of Learner are You?

LearnDash

There is much debate over learning styles. Some stick to the notion that learning styles are indeed a thing while others argue that it is a myth debunked by several studies. Whether they are actually a thing seems to come down to whoever you speak to.

How to become a Modern Professional Learner

Jane Hart

On 2 October 2017, I released the results of the 11th Annual Learning Tools survey in the form of the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 list.

Driving The Pace Of Digital Transformation For Lucrative Business

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Digital Transformation – different people have different understanding of this word and different versions are doing rounds in the market. However, most companies don’t know the right approach or how to get their companies Digitally Transformed.

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.

How to Conduct User Acceptance Testing for eLearning

Tim Slade

When you’re nearing the end of development for an eLearning course, it’s easy to want to rush through the final review and quality assurance (QA) cycles in an effort to get it published ASAP. Trust me, I’ve been there more times than I can count!

3 GOOD AND 3 POOR EXAMPLES OF GAMIFICATION

Learnnovators

The post 3 GOOD AND 3 POOR EXAMPLES OF GAMIFICATION appeared first on Learnnovators.

The Future of eLearning

Association eLearning

eLearning started out small in the 1970s, as a tool for medical training. Now eLearning is used across a variety of professions. I wonder what it will become in the future. With most of these ideas, I imagine either augmented reality (AR) or virtual reality (VR) being used.

The State of Video in Education 2017

LearnDash

Video is one of the most popular methods used in online education. It is incredibly helpful when explaining and showing new concepts. One thing is for sure: video isn’t going anywhere when it comes to online education. In fact, it’s going to keep growing in popularity.

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

The role of L&D in 2018

Jane Hart

I am frequently asked for my thoughts on the role of L&D in the future. Here is my take on the important work required for the short-term future. Social learning

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Next Generation LMS Keeps The BFSI Sector Up-to-date And Compliant

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“Being Compliant” – is often the mantra followed by most Banking Organization. Compliance continues to be a top concern as violation of complex regulatory changes has direct impact on any Organization’s reputation and ultimately impacts business as well.

Designing with the Learning Ecosystem Canvas

Allen Interactions

Michael Hruska, President/CEO Problem Solutions. Learning Ecosystems Thinking is Important. Learning ecosystems are places where people, systems and resources are combined in a manner to support value creation around learning and performance. No longer is the LMS enough.

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5 Design Tips for Impactful Learning

Origin Learning

The post 5 Design Tips for Impactful Learning appeared first on Origin Learning Blog - E learning solutions | LMS | Mobile Learning. General

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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.

Microlearning, Mega Results

Association eLearning

The new buzzword in learning and development is microlearning. Microlearning is a way of teaching and delivering content to learners in small, bite-sized chunks. It makes sense that shorter courses are gaining popularity.

Podcast: Chad Bellin – Getting Started in Augmented and Virtual Reality

Learningtogo

Chad Bellin is a technology executive with over 18 years experience across several industries. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Chad has had the opportunity to work for some amazing startups as well as with larger companies like Mitel, Rockwell Automation, and IBM.

How Learning Analytics Can Improve Corporate Training

Lambda Solutions

This article is a summary of “ How Learning Analytics Can Improve Corporate Training ”, a webinar conducted by our Director of Product Management, Stewart Rogers. learning analytics

Latest Trends Shaping The Future of Learning And Development In Organizations

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With the advancement of technologies, use of mobiles, robust learning platforms and globalization, the face of employee training is changing at a very fast pace.

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3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

3 Tips for Getting SME Feedback on Your eLearning

Tim Slade

If you’ve ever created an eLearning course, you’ve experienced the challenge of chasing down your SMEs to get their feedback. All too often, SMEs will promise to get you their feedback in a timeline manner, and all too often, they break that promise.

How We’re Rocking DevLearn 2017

eLearning Brothers

We here at eLearning Brothers are chomping at the bit to rock DevLearn 2017 in our signature style, as only the Team in Orange can! It’s only two weeks away and we want you fully informed of our plans this year. We want you to be as excited as we are! Deep breaths, our friends.

Resurrecting Old Content

Association eLearning

In honor of Halloween, I wanted to discuss a scary scenario. When the education department at your organization is you, it’s easy to let old content linger beyond its welcome. When you discover that your training materials or courses need upgrading, it can seem like you must start from scratch.

The 3 Levels of Gamification (No One is Doing Number 3)

LearnDash

Gamfication has evolved into three distinct categories, and hardly anyone is implementing the third.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.