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.

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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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

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.

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E-Learning Provocateur

Is it just me or is every year a “big year”…? Well 2018 marked a decade of blogging by yours truly, and that alone is something that I’m proud of.

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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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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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Moving learning back to the business

Challenge to Learn

Moving learning back to the business Learning has become too far detached from the business side of companies. In the days of medieval guilds, you would complete your entire education while working and learning the trade and skills alongside a master craftsman.

“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?

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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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.

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.

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

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.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

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?

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.

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.

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

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.