February, 2016

Corporate Learners Appreciate The Advantage Of Learning On The Go – An e-Learning Design Perspective

G-Cube

Workplace learning is now one of the top priorities of most organisations who want to keep their employees abreast of the latest trends in their industry and comply with all its norms.

Top activities for self-development

Your Training Edge

Whenever you ask anyone what they want from life, chances are, they will say they just want to be happy. Happiness, however, is a fluid concept. What makes you happy may not make someone else happy. Moreover, happiness is fleeting; no one can be happy all the time.

Seven musts for creating effective elearning

Challenge to Learn

Many new eLearning authors create eLearning with a presentation (PowerPoint) mindset. But creating a course is very different from creating a presentation. This article contains seven tips that will help you to create more engaging and effective eLearning modules.

6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

Learnnovators

Here’s a quick recap for those just tuning in…. 70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning.

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.

What You Can Expect When Asking a Vendor for Client References

Absorb LMS

It’s pretty common for prospective clients to ask software vendors for references prior to signing a contract.

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Innovation In Induction Training: A Case Study

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Induction programs are an integral part of the corporate world.

70/20/10: The road to greater knowledge retention?

Docebo

The vast amount of learning delivered within the workplace is through formal classrooms and eLearning courses , but the knowledge gained only accounts for about 10% of the learning that occurs.

The 2 views of workplace learning: L&D and Employee

Jane Hart

It is now very clear that in many organisations L&D and employees view workplace learning very differently. Currently , it tends to look something like this: L&D focus all their attention on creating and managing classroom training and/or e-learning.

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The 70:20:10 lens

E-Learning Provocateur

In 70:20:10 for trainers I advocated the use of the 70:20:10 model by L&D professionals as a lens through which to view their instructional design.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

The Power of “Test Then Tell” in e-Learning Design

Allen Interactions

By Ethan Edwards , Chief Instructional Strategist / @ethanedwards. One of the most powerful design ideas for creating good e-learning also seems to be the one that designers find hardest to accept and adopt. It is the “test then tell” approach at the heart of learner-centered design.

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Here Is Why Mobile Learning Matters

LearnDash

Mobile learning shouldn’t be ignored. In fact, you should ignore it at your own peril! There is a shift occurring in the way people consume digital content. Wherever possible it seems that micro-course content is the perfect way to communicate key messages to learners.

Making Learning Go the Extra Mile: A Spaced Learning Case Study

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The importance of training and learning is growing as organizations all over the world and in different industries are trying to gain an edge in the competition environment. To attain excellence in work and achieve business goals, it is imperative to have a learning culture within the organization.

6 tips to get your company ready for an LMS roll-out

Docebo

After weeks, if not months, of corporate eLearning development and extensive testing, it’s finally time to launch your newly-minted online training course. But before you put your LMS into the spotlight you must answer one very important question: Is your organization ready for it?

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine. It is an extract from my recent book, Modern Workplace Learning: A resource guide for L&D. In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

Adapting to success: 5 minutes with the Elearning Designer of the Year

Kineo

Paul Welch has a passion for innovation in technology. In the last three years he’s played a critical role in the design of many of City & Guilds Kineo’s most cutting-edge, business critical and award-winning projects.

Introduction to Personalized ELearning

LearnDash

The expectations of elearning today have come a long way since it was first introduced. In the past it wasn’t uncommon for an elearning module to simply have some generic text in a PowerPoint-type format. If you were lucky there would be some Clipart included as well.

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.

Tips for Working Smarter, Not Harder

TOPYX LMS

The average person grows up hearing that hard work equals success. Common quotes about hard work include, “Nothing worth having comes easy,” “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard,” and “Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want.” Are these statements correct?

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70+20+10=100: Improving performance with new learning frameworks

Docebo

70+20+10=100: Improving individual and business performance with social and informal learning frameworks.

How many hours do you spend learning a week?

Jane Hart

You have probably seen this article in the New York Times, Gearing Up for the Cloud, AT&T Tells Its Workers: Adapt, or Else in which the AT&T CEO is reported as saying.

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User Interface lessons applied to eLearning

Challenge to Learn

eLearning and user interface? 24 months ago my company Easygenerator switched to a new target audience. Instead of professional eLearning creators (instructional designers), we now focus on people who do not have an eLearning background.

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Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

How to keep a diverse workforce engaged?

Origin Learning

Learning needs, pace, moods…. The command and control economy era is over. Smart and strategy-driven business environments are in vogue. Technology absorption is happening at a frenetic pace. Clearly, learning too is undergoing fundamental shifts – a metamorphosis of sorts.

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Three Reasons to Love Text in e-Learning

Allen Interactions

By Ellen Burns-Johnson , Instructional Designer / @EllenBJohnson. So there you are.

The Best of Both Worlds: LMS for Learners and Trainers

TOPYX LMS

Employees and employers have unique roles in the corporate world. The average employee’s day is spent scrambling to make deadlines and meet the expectations of managers. Things are a little different for employers.

Webinar - Innovative Applications of Raptivity in Education

Raptivity

Delivering engaging learning content is a real-time challenge for any educator. The key to tackling this issue is by adding interactivity to the online course and simplifying the content based on the audience.

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.

10 not-to-be missed posts from January 2016

Jane Hart

Here is my monthly selection of articles, posts and resources to read from January 2016. This month I’ve selected 10 and provided a quote from each.

eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun

Learnnovators

When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules. They’ve been the bread and butter of digital learning solutions for decades and the industry behind them has helped many, including myself, feed our families.

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5 Ways ELearning Can Annoy People

LearnDash

Chances are you have taken an online course that you didn’t really enjoy. There are many reasons why someone could dislike an elearning course that they take. If it’s because the content of the course isn’t something that interests them, then there isn’t much you can do.

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