September, 2021

Why Modern Learners Want Microlearning

eLearning Brothers

How many of these factors apply to your organization’s employees? A high percentage of millennial , Gen Y, and/or Gen Z employees. Employees who are “field-based,” spend their work hours away from a desk, and/or typically complete work activities on mobile devices.

7 eLearning Storyboard Mistakes That Slow Down Online Training Development

Dan Keckan

eLearning storyboards ensure everyone is on the same page and maintain online training course continuity. But what if your board ends up slowing down the team instead of speeding up the online training development process? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Complexity in Learning Design

Clark Quinn

I recently mentioned that one of the problems with research is that things are more interconnected than we think. This is particularly true with cognitive research. While we can make distinctions that simplify things in useful ways (e.g.

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How to Use Conditional Feedback in Twine Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

In my Twine scenario on stakeholder writing feedback, I show conditional feedback messages at the end based on the choices made. I do this by scoring the decisions and adding to a total score each time. At the end, I check the score and show a feedback message based on the range.

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The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors affecting training, and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

Developing Leaders for the “New Normal”

Training Folks

Developing Leaders for the “New Normal”. As we enter the second stage of work transformation as a result of global disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and leaders need to start really thinking about what they will do to develop leaders in this ‘new normal.'

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Top Reasons Why DEI is Essential in Today's Workplace

eLearning Brothers

Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization. Mahatma Gandhi. Diversity matters. Inclusion matters. They’ve always mattered. But finally…FINALLY diversity and inclusion are in the spotlight, at the forefront and prioritized more than ever before.

Leadership Training Guide: How To Equip Leaders For Today's Challenges And The Future

Dan Keckan

Which skills do leaders need to save the day? How can you encourage them to seize new opportunities and continually develop their skills? This leadership training guide has tips to maximize your management talent. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Iterating and evaluating

Clark Quinn

I’ve argued before about the need for evaluation in our work. This occurs summatively, where we’re looking beyond smile sheets to actually determine the impact of our efforts. However, it also should work formatively, where we’re seeing if we’re getting closer.

Interview on Storytelling for L&D

Experiencing eLearning

I had the pleasure of speaking with Sandhya Lakhanpal on her new podcast, Redefine Instruction. She launched this summer with Tim Slade as her first guest. Our conversation focused on storytelling for L&D. We discussed a range of options for using storytelling and scenario-based learning.

Building the Foundation for a Modern K-12 Classroom

K-12 looks different these days. But one thing remains the same: you need a reliable learning platform that serves as the foundation for teaching and learning––for all students, in a variety of learning experiences.

eLearning Company Insight: How has eLearning Evolved?

Training Folks

eLearning Company Insight: How has eLearning Evolved? When eLearning started to be used in regular commercial businesses about 30 years ago, the only companies that could afford to create and sustain this new learning format were very large organizations.

Driving Business Advantages with Training Outsourcing

Infopro Learning

Modern organizations have changed the way they conduct business. Employee training, which was often an ignored aspect of the corporate strategy, is now at the forefront.

Why You Should Focus Your Marketing on Trust, Not Sales in 2021 - Bigtincan

Scott Baradell

Learn about the many trust signals that build relationships between brands and buyers and then put those first in our campaigns for clients

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In-House Marketing: 5 Ways To Determine The USPs Of Your Employee Development Online Training Course

Dan Keckan

Just because you’re not buying an external course doesn’t mean you don’t have to market it. What’s the best way to ‘sell’ your in-house eLearning tools to your staff and get them invested? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

Coping with Change: A Book Review of Flux by April Rinne

Clark Quinn

How do we cope with change? There’s a myth that we resist change, but Peter de Jaeger busted that in a talk I heard where he pointed out that we make changes all the time. We get married, take a different job, have kids, all of which are changes.

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SBL Research, Twine, LXD, Tools: ID Links 9/28/21

Experiencing eLearning

As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog.

7 Reasons to Integrate Hybrid Learning Into Your Business’s LMS

Lambda Solutions

Onboarding and Training blended learning

Training Delivery Strategies—How to Incorporate Feedback

Infopro Learning

In the past decade, we’ve seen the evolution of the training and learning environment in companies. Technology has made this change possible, and a considerable part of the workforce has adapted new training delivery methods.

Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

Curiosity as a Business Practice

Learning Rebels

Trying to define curiosity is like trying to define the color blue.

Future-Proof L&D: Best Technologies To Use

Dan Keckan

It’s important to think ahead and choose technology solutions that can change as your organizational needs change. Solutions need to stay relevant and not become outdated in the short term. This will increase the stability of your eLearning program.

Learning Culture: A Product of Convergence?

Living in Learning

Yes, I tend to take a hard line on “performance” in the flow of work versus “learning” in the flow or work, but isn’t performance the ultimate outcome we seek? Learning is not the end game…it’s a by-product of enabling performance.while learning at the Point-of-Work and during moments of need.

Scenario-Based Learning in Higher Ed

Experiencing eLearning

While I mostly write about workplace training, scenario-based learning can also be used in colleges and universities. In fact, I’ve created and seen several good examples of storytelling and scenario-based learning in higher ed. Authentic assessment.

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

Ways eLearning Is Benefitting Working Parents

Lambda Solutions

Learner Engagement Onboarding and Training

Learning Transformation with Training Outsourcing

Infopro Learning

The most common challenge that organizations face in the current world is how to equip their workforce with the right skills that cater to diverse training needs. Today, businesses need to realize the need to accelerate performance through effective training.

Extreme Facilitation - Bringing Learning Content to Life

InSync Training

Over the last two decades, our team has grown to over 140 practitioners, modeling learning best practices from their home offices all across the globe.

LearnDash Joins the Liquid Web Family of Brands

LearnDash

We are thrilled to announce that LearnDash has joined the Liquid Web family, and are beyond excited at what this means for not only you as a LearnDash user, but also for your learners taking your LearnDash powered courses!

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6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

How to Measure and Analyze Employee Engagement in 2021

Dashe & Thomson

Employee engagement is one of the most important factors of building and maintaining an efficient workforce.

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Articulate Storyline – 9 Practical Ways To Make A Great Course Within Your Budget

Spark Your Interest

Articulate Storyline is one of the most popular authoring tools used worldwide to create online learning. We discuss the benefits of using Articulate Storyline, when to use it, and when not to.

Meta-ethics of learning design

Clark Quinn

I’ve addressed ethics elsewhere , but I’m looking at it a different way now. I”m thinking from the perspective of situated cognition, and recognizing that there are certain things we can do. For better or worse. Further, these choices have ramifications beyond the initial impact.

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