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.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

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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The Five-Step Guide to Build a Membership Site to Prevent Member Churn

Client Engagement Academy

Let’s talk about churn. What’s referred to as “churn” is simply the rate in which you’re losing members over a designated period. To calculate your churn rate for the month, divide how many members you’ve lost within the month by how many members you had at the beginning of the month.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Why You Should Look Into Mobile Learning for Your eLearning Program

Lambda Solutions

Did you know that the average adult spends two hours and 30 minutes a day on their smartphone ? With 90 percent of this time spent on apps, adopting this platform to deliver educational and training content is an approach that makes sense.

“It’s new, so everyone needs training on it.” Nope.

Making Change

“We’re introducing something new,” your client says. “So of course everyone needs to be trained on it.” ” Hmmm. Really?

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Translating Customer Education Success into Business Impact

Speaker: Skilljar

A strong customer education program can have a huge impact across the business - from increasing customer satisfaction scores, reducing support ticket volume, improving product adoption, to driving lead generation and renewals. Keeping this in mind, how do you choose which initiatives to prioritize?

The Dos and Don’ts to Make Your Membership Website More Profitable

Client Engagement Academy

As you build your membership site, it’s natural to begin thinking of ways to increase your profits and earn more every month. While that’s undoubtedly vital to scaling your business, don’t lose sight of another even more important goal: being able to build sustainable profitable growth.

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.

Netflixing in E-learning: The New Buzz to Deliver a Personalized Training Experience

G-Cube

It is not a surprise how training methods have changed over the years; from conventional classrooms to Game-based Learning, Augmented Reality (AR), Adaptive Learning and more. As technological innovations accelerate, so does the opportunities to create highly engaging training programs.

Training An Employee- Truths and Fallacies

Your Training Edge

There are several types and techniques of training to facilitate the employees in doing their jobs effectively and efficiently. The need of training depends on the requirements of each business and its various departments.

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.