June, 2019

3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

3Play Media

It’s predicted that 82% of the world’s internet traffic will be video by 2020. If you’re publishing video content for training, marketing, or other purposes, that’s a great first step to keeping up with the trends.

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3 Tips for Designing Blended Learning

Tim Slade

Any time I start work on a new learning project, someone always asks me how I think the learning content should be delivered. Should it be an eLearning course or instructor-led training? Should it be a how-to video or job aid?

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Steal this Sales Copy Formula to Sell More Courses!

LearnDash

You have created an online course and are ready to share it with the world – but can you convince people to buy? Your course is complete, your website is up, and now there’s only one thing left to do—reel in customers for your amazing course.

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How to identify your organisation’s training needs

Your Training Edge

Training is key for any organisation to be successful in the long run. A great idea or product may capture and hold the market for a while but without growth, even the strongest organisation will get left behind.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

In this eBook, we will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Why multiple-choice questions are (too often) problematic

Patti Shank

Research shows that too many multiple-choice questions are written poorly and therefore create bad assessments. A few of the common issues with multiple-choice questions are, according to research, is that they too often are unclear or otherwise poorly written. are too easy to guess.

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Need to Measure Social? Look Down More.

The Simple Shift

According to a recent CLO Magazine article/survey, executives added or supported social tech for 3 very big and very common reasons: increase collaboration (47%), increase engagement (42%) and create a culture of continuous learning (60%). Each is sincere but since an investment has been made, measurability is desired and rarely found. There are two problems. […]. community organizational learning Social Business Social Learning

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Connect Scenarios to Objectives Plus More Tips

Experiencing eLearning

Recently, Bryan Jones from eLearningArt invited me and 59 other eLearning people to share their single best tip for creating effective eLearning scenarios. The post is now live, and you can check it out here: 13 eLearning Scenario Tips that 60 Experts Agree On.

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How Understanding Cognitive Load Can Improve Your Course

LearnDash

Labels for what we do

Clark Quinn

Of late there’s been a resurrection of a long term problem. While it’s true for our field as a whole, it’s also true for the specific job of those who design formal learning. I opined about the problem of labels for what we do half a year ago, but it has raised its head again.

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

The 3 Types of eLearning Storyboards & When to Use Them

Tim Slade

Using the Scrum Process to Manage eLearning Projects

Dashe & Thomson

Introduction. Let’s face it: as helpful as ADDIE is as an instructional design methodology, it doesn't really guide the the project management process. That’s because ADDIE, like many instructional design methodologies, wasn’t originally designed with the “e” in mind.

3 Ways to Bolster a Culture of Learning at Work

Absorb LMS

Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trends study found that 73% of executives predict significant industry disruption in the next three years. Your company can be caught in the wake of that disruption or be the leader that affects change.

Instructional Design Certificate or Masters Degree

Experiencing eLearning

A reader sent me this question: I’m very seriously considering a career change into ID. (I’ve I’ve spent 20 years in various business assignments with the last 8 in IT.) I’m involved in teaching extra-curricular activities to kids and adults in my community. I very fulfilled when I’m teaching and I’ve come to the conclusion that I want to follow this as a career path. Having said this, I’m exploring a master’s degree in ID.

The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

4 Tips for Offering and Mastering Online Coaching

LearnDash

Cash-in by supplementing your online courses with one-on-one coaching. When your students choose your class for their learning opportunity, it’s because you offer something as an instructor that captures their interest.

A very insightful framework

Clark Quinn

Jane Hart has just come up with something new and, to me, intriguing. Ok, so she’s a colleague from the Internet Time Alliance , and I’ve been a fan of her work for a while, but I think this is particularly good.

5 Things You Should Always Include in an eLearning Storyboard

Tim Slade

Whenever I’m starting work on a new eLearning project, I always like to start my design process by drafting an eLearning storyboard.

What new trends and technologies can we use to design and deliver modern training experiences?

Jane Hart

This is the question Jo Cook asked me in today’s TJ Talks. Here is my longer answer. Modern Workplace Learning

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

10 Ways You Can Foster Better Compliance in the Workplace

ej4 eLearning

Here at ej4, we talk a lot about compliance in the workplace, and it's not always the most fun topic to talk about.

4 Ways Retail Companies Can Use Social Learning to Improve Onboarding

TOPYX LMS

Retail companies face multiple challenges when it comes to onboarding and retaining new hires.

Online Marketing for Elearning Part III: Advertising

LearnDash

Are you ready to put some money behind your marketing? Here’s how to start. For many online educators, especially those who are starting out on a small budget, the concept of putting money behind an advertisement can feel like a big risk.

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Stephanie Llamas #Realities360 Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Stephanie Llamas kicked off the Realities 360 conference by providing an overview of VR & AR industry. As a market researcher, she made the case for both VR and AR/MR. With trend data and analysis she made a case for growth and real uses. She also suggested that you need to use it correctly.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

On-demand training is a powerful tool you can leverage to support new customer onboarding and ongoing education through the customer lifecycle. In this eBook, we’ll delve into the 3 key benefits of on-demand training for your customer onboarding process.

Top Ten Tips in Instructional Design

CourseArc

Check out our video blog on the top ten ways to improve the design of your online course. You can find the content used in the video here. Webinar Course Content. Begin with the End in Mind.

10 reasons why you don’t need “learning technologies” to enable learning at work

Jane Hart

Here are 10 reasons why you don’t need dedicated learning technologies to enable and support learning at work. Modern Workplace Learning

Why Analytics and Reporting are must-haves in your LMS

JoomlaLMS

The target audience of Learning Management Systems is usually companies that need to build up a skilled labor force. And like any business, online training programs need effectiveness evaluation.

Providing Contractor Training with LMS Software: 3 Simple Tips

TOPYX LMS

Over the past 10 years, flexible contract work has increased by 56 percent.¹

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.