April, 2017

6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

Bottom-Line Performance

Remember when you were new to learning and development? If you really are new, congratulations and welcome to the field! If you’ve been around for a little while, I want you to think back: what do you wish you could tell your former self about what he/she is getting themselves into?

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Storyboarding in PowerPoint with Visual Studio

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint is known and primarily used for presentations both big and small (like middle school small) because of how easy it is to learn the basics and create awesome content fast. The simplicity, and sometimes surprising depth, of PowerPoint makes it an amazing platform.

Why Training Needs Video

Learning Rebels

The shift has arrived, and video is King! You may or may not be shocked by this but not enough of us are creating video to help the people in our organizations.

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How To Make Collaborations Tools More Effective: Analysing The Reasons For Failure

G-Cube

While some form of social and peer learning have always been a part of organizational learning, technology has made virtual collaborations possible in more efficient ways to make sure that employees from global offices all over the world can collaborate more closely and learn from each other.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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Do Your Learners Know the ‘Why’?

Bottom-Line Performance

Many learning leaders struggle to help learners feel accountable for their own growth and development. They devote time and budget to create more and more training, yet see little change. This common expression partially sums up the problem: “When you’re a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”.

eLearning Brothers Acquires Media 1 to Take eLearning Content Development to the Next Level

eLearning Brothers

AMERICAN FORK, UT — April 12, 2017 — eLearning Brothers today announces that it has acquired privately-held Media 1, an award winning custom eLearning development company, out of Muskegon, Michigan.

Scaffolding in Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

How do you incorporate scaffolding in microlearning? How is scaffolding different in microlearning than in longer formats? First, let’s define scaffolding. Scaffolding is support for learners that gradually fades away until the learner can do the task without support.

Tools of Engagement Slides from Texas Distance Learning Session

Kapp Notes

Here are some slides and information covered in my presentation at the Texas Distance Learning Association conference. I’ve included the slides from the presentation and slide on using PollEverywhere and writing directly in PowerPoint in slideshow mode.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Storyboards: What’s in a Number?

Association eLearning

The first time I worked with a storyboard template it was numbered 100, 200, 300, and so on. I did what I thought was the helpful thing and renumbered the storyboards to 1, 2, 3, and so on. I now understand why that was a mistake.

Student Performance Analytics: Our Most-Requested New Feature!

CourseArc

Over the past year, the feature request we’ve heard most from users was the ability to track the progress of online learners. Yes, CourseArc was built to help you create high quality online courses quickly and easily, but how do you know if your students or employees are actually learning?

How to Select a Learning Management System? A Comprehensive Guide

JoomlaLMS

A Comprehensive Guide to a Learning Management System (LMS) Purchase How to Select a Learning Management System? A Comprehensive Guide With so much buzz around online education, it is not surprising that the interest in Learning Management Systems is constantly growing.

Getting Started with Games in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

Video games have always been and still are something that I love playing. The movement and design of objects are very captivating and keep me entertained for hours on end. That is why many developers and presenters put serious time into the graphical representation of their message.

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.

Break Free and Defeat Unemployment by Utilizing Online Training Courses

InSync Training

Perpetual learning embraces the idea that every moment presents an opportunity to create new knowledge or build on existing skills. How do you embrace this approach when faced with a limited budget, and a changing job market?

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Why developing a habit of learning is the biggest achievement for your life?

Your Training Edge

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.” ” – John Dryden. If you were to observe someone who is successful, you would note that they maintain habits associated with success. One of the most common habits of successful people is that they are voracious learners.

The student will become the master! But how? Adapting the Feynman 3-Step Mastery Technique to Online Learning

Association eLearning

How often do you feel like you understand something until someone asks you to tell them more about it? When teachers and learners want to convey information quickly there’s always a temptation to rely on definitions and a sampling of big picture ideas to help the learner hit the ground running.

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

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A supportive online training culture encourages continual development and professional growth. But it also has a significant impact on your corporate eLearning ROI. In this article, I’ll discuss 7 benefits that a supportive online training culture can bring to your company’s bottom line.

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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.

The Ethics of Instructional Design

Allen Interactions

By Edm ond Manning , Senior Instructional Strategist. With so many fascinating topics in our world of learning design (mobile learning! MOOCs! Gamification!)

Introducing the New Adobe Captivate 2017

eLearning Brothers

Adobe just released the newest version of its popular eLearning authoring tool, Captivate. The new release contains several enhancements and additions that have really enhanced your ability to create high-quality eLearning in a short amount of time.

Collaboration VS. Interaction: What’s the Difference?

InSync Training

Virtual classroom platforms now include a plethora of tools meant to encourage learner participation. We have whiteboards , breakout rooms , polls , text-based chat. Including them appropriately in our programs positively impacts our modern learners’ experiences.

CONTENT CURATION AND CRAP DETECTION

Learnnovators

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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.

L&D: Learning and Dystopia

Association eLearning

You know that feeling you get when something is hyped as “the ultimate solution”? If you’re like me your reaction is probably along the lines of, “That’s too good to be true. Therefore, it probably isn’t true.” Back in the day, household radio sets were going to be the big breakthrough for learning.

4 Stages of a Learning Business

Web Courseworks

OrgCommunity and Web Courseworks are excited to present the closing webinar of the Spring eLearning Thought Leaders series, The Learning Business Maturity Model , featuring Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele of Tagoras.

Eight EGGcellent ELearning Blogs for Your Easter Basket

Allen Interactions

By Carrie Zens , Director of Marketing / @carriezens. It's that time of year again. And, like many holidays, it's super fun to see Easter through the eyes of children. Having three little boys, I love to see their creativity and joyful messiness explode while decorating Easter eggs.

Developing Millennials: Why Skimping on Soft Skills Training is Risky

eLearning Brothers

Complaints about Millennials in the workplace remind me of that adage attributed to Charles Dudley Warner, “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.”. Likewise, many senior managers are quick to share their gripes about their younger co-workers.

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How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Latest Negative E-Learning Trends

eLearning 24-7

Trends. They will often bare fruit. Sometimes is a way we like, other times in a way we don’t. Who can forget the trend of seeing Ned Beatty in every movie out there? He was soon replaced by Morgan Freeman.

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3 Instructional Design Theories

LearnDash

Instructional design is a growing field given the amount of online courses we are seeing today.

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Benefits of Using Simulations

Your Training Edge

We’ve discussed some good reasons to implement simulations in your organization. Let’s take a look at the distinct advantages of simulations over other types of training interventions.