March, 2016

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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.

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.

[New eBook] How to Market Customer Training

Want to increase awareness of your course offerings? Download this guide and learn how to keep your content at the top of students' minds using email marketing, social channels and other effective strategies.

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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.

Tips for Driving Learning Success with Moodle LMS: Recorded Webinar

Learn how to get analytic insights into your Moodle learner data. You’ll also get tips and tricks on how to quickly access, analyze, and share this information for actionable insights that will help you improve the effectiveness of your learning programs.

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.

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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.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning

Lambda Solutions

Did you know you can use the Moodle learning management system to make money?

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

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?

Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now

Association eLearning

I recently attended the Training 2016 Conference and Expo as an exhibitor. I was able to talk with many training and development representatives from a wide variety of organizations about their LMS needs. During these discussions I asked, “what aspects or features are you looking for in an LMS?

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12 Characteristics of Social Learning

LearnDash

Social learning is being used in organizations of all sizes as it has shown to be quite successful for training and development purposes. Today it has never been easier to incorporate a social learning component into both virtual and live training events.

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.

Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

How to develop effective employee training programs for global media teams

Docebo

How to develop effective employee training programs for global media and publishing teams When I decided to conduct a mini-experiment with my Docebo colleagues as the subjects, I basically knew what I was getting into.

4 Reasons Social LMSs are Replacing Intranets

TOPYX LMS

Have you ever used a computer to communicate with your coworkers within a network and access work-related literature/training materials? If so, you were probably using an intranet, and it was probably the 1990s.

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Tips For Effective Webinar Creation and Delivery

G-Cube

Ways to master webinar delivery for effective knowledge sharing as well as content marketing. Technology aided learning has made learning an intrinsic part of the organization and beyond.