March, 2016

The benefits of applying the 70:20:10 learning framework

Docebo

Considering a new informal learning approach? New report outlines the benefits of applying 70:20:10.

The Importance of Microlearning in eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

If you search for a definition of “microlearning” in Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, you won’t find one. The way I describe microlearning is a brief, succinct learning activity that: Requires a short amount of time. Covers very specific topics. Exists (often) as part of a larger curriculum.

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Why Millennials Love Microlearning

Grovo

Across the business landscape, a new generation of worker is taking over. Over 75% of the labor force will be millennials by 2019. Grooming these employees for leadership positions will be L&D’s biggest challenge of the coming decade. “In

Education Industry Experts build interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience

Raptivity

“My learners prefer using PDF - adding Raptivity interactions to PDF makes it an interactive PDF! Boosts learner engagement manifold,” says Dr. Karina Kasztelnik , Professor at Colorado State University.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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Build a stronger team, faster: Best practices in employee onboarding

Docebo

Build a stronger team, faster: Best practices in employee onboarding Most rapid-growth technology companies have simply neglected to implement an efficient strategy for onboarding new hires , despite the obvious need.

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5 Easy Ways to Promote eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Today’s learners are presented with hundreds of things to do and hundreds of decisions to make each day. Breaking through the information overload can be tough when you’re trying to promote your courses to learners.

70:20:10 For Trainers

Learnnovators

Learning & Development Professional has been running a poll on the following question: Is the 70:20:10 model still relevant today? And I’m shocked by the results. At the time of writing this blog, over half the respondents have chosen “No”.

The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond

Raptivity

There is a forever need for corporate and educational online training to be effective and engaging, and the onus of the same generally lies with Instructional Designers.

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.

Why Microlearning Works

Grovo

Microlearning is the process of building successful behaviors in short, focused segments. It’s an approach to learning that uses small moments of real-time behavior adjustment to create continuing performance improvement in individuals and organizations. Sound complicated? It’s not.

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7 Tips to Choose the Right Color Scheme for Your Online Training Course

Allen Interactions

By Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas. Color has the ability to inspire, calm, and excite our corporate learners. On the other hand, it also has the capacity to evoke anger, confusion, and a plethora of other negative emotions that can hinder the online training process.

Elearning, e-learning and eLearning: What’s in a word?

Docebo

How do you talk about elearning (or e-learning, or elearn) in 2016? No one knows how to spell elearning. Actually,” you might say, “No one knows how to spell e-learning ,” but you’d be wrong. Or would you?

The Power of Symbols in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

The color green. Leprechauns. Shamrocks. A rainbow that leads to a pot of gold. For most of us, these symbols bring one thing to mind: St. Patrick’s Day.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

Make Learners Care about Compliance Training

Experiencing eLearning

Compliance training is a common use for elearning. All those policies and regulations that affect our businesses need to be trained.

Learning Solutions 2016 Highlights

Raptivity

The Learning Solutions conference achieved another benchmark as a successful event this year. It was held in Orlando, Florida, from March 16 – 18 and the Raptivity team was excited to exhibit some of the latest happenings in the product.

Where will L&D be in 5 years time?

Kineo

Adobe Captivate Prime: Adobe's Best LMS Effort to Date

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sean Mullen. This will be the first in a series of newsletter articles which cover the Learning Management System (LMS) offering from Adobe Systems--Adobe Captivate Prime.

National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

Myth #4: The 70:20:10 learning model is a rule, a law or a theory

Docebo

Is 70:20:10 a ‘rule’ or a ‘law?’

How to Get Your eLearning Audience Hooked From the First Slide

eLearning Brothers

You have got a little more than a minute to get your audience hooked to your course from the very beginning. So, the first couple of slides are the most important for any eLearning course. You need to answer the following questions in those slides to ensure that the learners stay on.

Terrific TED Talks for Training Professionals

Administrate

At Administrate, we’re big on team education, and one of the sources our staff get a shed-load of value from is TED.

7 Soft Skills You Need To Succeed In Your Career

Your Training Edge

Soft skills or people’s skills are set of skills that are different from job-specific skills or hard skills. Unlike hard skills, they involve your personal attitude, outlook and behavior towards your colleagues.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Where will L&D be in 5 Years' Time?

Kineo

The 70:20:10 Lens

Learnnovators

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.

E-Learning Measurement: Creating an eCycle of Continuous Improvement

Allen Interactions

By Guest Blogger, Will Thalheimer , PhD/ @willworklearn. When we build e-learning, our goal is to help our learners learn and perform better. But what about us as e-learning professionals, shouldn’t we be learning too? Shouldn’t we learn how to perform better in our roles as creators of learning?

3 Signs Your Training Department is Instructional Design Deficient

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever worked on an eLearning program only to discover your hard work was in vain? The powers that be handed you content and told you to get to work. Being the proactive eLearning developer that you are, you dove into the deep end with the bloodthirsty sharks, head first.

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.