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?

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.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

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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30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

Whether you’re working independently or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio. What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements? Revise Existing Work.

How Understanding Cognitive Load Can Improve Your Course

LearnDash

Structuring your course to account for cognitive load can lead to better learning outcomes. Do you know the feeling you get after a long day of studying when your brain burns out and you can’t seem to process new information anymore?

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.

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.

The 3 Types of eLearning Storyboards & When to Use Them

Tim Slade

When you’re in the early stages of designing and developing an eLearning course, it’s likely your subject matter experts will throw a boatload of information at you.

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.

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

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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A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.

Retail Training Tips That Improve Key Business Metrics

TOPYX LMS

Retail employees help generate a large portion of a business’ revenue by helping shoppers find what they need, suggesting additional purchases, and providing exceptional customer service. Those services can help retail companies improve key metrics like: Online Training LMS Retail Training

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.

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.

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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The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

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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The Unsurpriseable Organization

The Simple Shift

12 years ago… “What? People aren’t responding to our ads!? Quick! We need to engage with them on social media!” ” 8 years ago… “What? People are using their phones to find info and do research? Quick! We need to have a mobile strategy!”

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.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2019: Three Cheers for Improved Assets in Version 11.5

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe recently released a significant, and free, update to Captivate 2019, its flagship eLearning development tool. The updated version of the software is 11.5 11.5.0.476 to be precise).   Over the coming weeks, I'll highlight the biggest improvements/enhancements.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.