December, 2018

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year.

Motivate Your Employees with e-Learning Incentives

Your Training Edge

Managing a company full of employees can be very difficult at times. It can be hard to keep employees engaged and make sure that the company environment is enjoyable.

Combating the Forgetting Curve in Online Education

LearnDash

Learners only retain information for so long. How can you help improve their retention rate? Human memory is a frustratingly fickle thing. You can design an amazing course, and learners can work hard to master the information, but at the end of the day, they have to either use it or lose it. You are probably already familiar with the forgetting curve from your own personal experience. Basically, we all have good retention of new information in the hours directly after leaning it.

When Training Is NOT The Answer

Tim Slade

Whether you’re an instructional designer, an eLearning designer, or just an everyday learning professional, a crucial part of your job is understanding when training is not the answer.

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

5 Discoveries About Self-Paced Learning

InSync Training

When we think of self-paced training content, eLearning modules often come to mind. Even with the development of “choose-your-own-adventure” content and the inclusion of bells-and-whistles, eLearning can fail to resonate with modern learners.

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See Why Learning and Development Will Be More Important Than Ever In 2019

Docebo

Uncover the key e-learning trends you can’t ignore for your learning strategy. More organizations than ever before are embracing the importance of learning and development (L&D) and talent development – a trend that is very much being driven from the top down.

Top 10 Predictions for Corporate Learning in 2019

Your Training Edge

The world is undergoing transformations and so are the methods to learn, especially in the corporate setting. Previously, the corporate mindset was all about providing work-related training to the employees and getting work out of them.

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile

LearnDash

How can mobile learning make blended classrooms more effective? It seems like, with every passing year, technology and daily life become increasingly wound together.

Gift Ideas for Instructional Designers and eLearning Developers: Books!

Experiencing eLearning

Are you doing holiday shopping for any instructional designers or eLearning developers? Maybe you received some gift cards and are looking for something for yourself. Here are some of the books I recommend for the learning and development professionals on your gift list.

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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.

Choosing an LMS: Navigating the Process

Web Courseworks

Great content is only part of the equation for successful online education – most organizations also need a way to effectively deliver that content, track participation, and manage credits and certificates.

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7 Characteristics of Winning Team Dynamics

ej4 eLearning

Have you ever wondered why some teams get everyone rowing in the same direction, while others just struggle or sink to the bottom? Human Resources

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MWL Newsletter No 96

Jane Hart

Articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the period 16-29 December 2018. the case for PKM, threat & opportunity of lifelong learning, truth act behavioural change, & more]. Modern Workplace Learning

What Does Social Learning Look Like? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Docebo

Uncover the value of social learning in the workplace in this infographic. Where do employees go for critical information when they’re trying to complete a task? They don’t take formal courses – they search around and ask a colleague or an expert.

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.

How to Create Custom Sidebars for Your Courses

LearnDash

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more great tips! Here is an easy way you can personalize your course content! One of the great things about WordPress are the sidebar (widget) areas of your WordPress theme. Depending on your theme you will get a different number of widget areas.

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How to bring out the best in your employees

Your Training Edge

Employees are a diverse bunch with varied interests. Each one has had a different taste of life and what motivates one might not motivate another. When handling a team, it can be quite difficult to get everyone on the same page and motivate them to give their best.

Game-based Learning & Gamification – Driving Fun & Engagement to Your Corporate Training Experience

G-Cube

Engagement is a key element to make training more effective and relevant. One of the most popular training methods to drive learner interaction is gamification. It has become a trending buzz for corporate training, where different game mechanics are embedded with non-gaming contexts.

2018 in Modern Learning: A Year in Review

InSync Training

Another year has come and gone. This time of year encourages reflection, both personal and professional, causing the InSync Team to ask questions such as: What did I learn this year? How did training evolve? Which developments resonated with modern learners?

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 10 most read articles in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine in 2018

Jane Hart

Here are the 10 most read articles in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine in 2018. 1 – Classroom training and E-Learning are the least valued ways of learning. This is what it means for L&D Jane Hart, 22 May 2018. Modern Workplace Learning

Want to Increase Learner Adoption? Try These Strategies

Docebo

Find out why a great user experience drives better learner adoption. What would you say is the biggest barrier to being completely satisfied with your organization’s learning technology? .

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E-Learning Automation using LearnDash and Zapier

LearnDash

Automate certain tasks to facilitate engagement with your online learners. Not too long ago I wrote about a new tool that makes it possible for you to create elaborate automation sequences based on actions taken within your course or on your WordPress LMS.

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4 Incredible Ways Technology is Fostering Smarter Communication

Your Training Edge

“It’s not a faith in technology. It’s faith in people.”. Steve Jobs, Business Magnate. When it comes to bringing people together, it is impossible to deny the significance of technology.

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.

G-Cube Featured among Top 50 eLearning Industry Articles Listing 2018

G-Cube

2018 has been the year of new strategies and innovative trends in E-learning. To cater to the pertinent training needs of diverse audiences, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Chatbots have evolved at a fast pace.

LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks

Association members grow and change over time, and their needs grow and change with them. Unless the association addresses these changes, members won’t see the value of their membership.

MWL Newsletter No 94

Jane Hart

Posts and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 2-8 December 2018 [who’s responsible for reskilling future workers? guide employees to own their own learning. MWL 2019] . Modern Workplace Learning

Docebo Launches Major Mobile App Feature Update Borne From Customer Ideas Portal

Docebo

Docebo’s award winning mobile app now supports course catalogs, in which learners can self-enroll, and deep linking.

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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.