February, 2018

ADOBE ROBOHELP: Getting Around Preview Errors

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by Willam van Weelden, COTP. RoboHelp is an awesome help authoring tool. However, even the best tools misbehave. While working with RoboHelp, you are likely to come across error message from time to time. For instance, atsome point you'll likely be tasked with customizing a Screen Layout.

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Mobile App Trends for 2018

Origin Learning

We look at some of the key mobile app trends and examine the categories of apps that will gain popularity in 2018. The Year of the Blockchain. The year 2017 saw terms like ‘Cryptocurrency’ and ‘Bitcoin’ enter the common lexicon.

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Top 10 Learning Systems for 2018

eLearning 24-7

I’m sitting here on my patio, with the sea of Cortez in my view. The sun is setting and the only thing on my mind right now, is the Top 10 learning systems for 2018. That and the hawk that flew by and the stillness of the sea and… well, you get the picture. Now without further adieu. #10

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

Association eLearning

What’s the difference between virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)? And can they actually be useful for training or are they just gimmicks? Let’s take a look. Virtual Reality. The learner is in a completely artificial environment. Involves wearing an enclosed headset.

Why Every Tech Company Needs a Customer Enablement Program

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

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by Jennie Ruby, COTP. Many organizations use PowerPoint templates to ensure that lessons are consistent and correctly branded. By importing PowerPoint into Captivate, you can retain that formatting and branding in your eLearning lessons as well.

What Defines an Ideal Learning Management System?

Origin Learning

A simple tool designed to run learning modules and tests in an academic institution has evolved into an all-purpose application/software, which is now used in both academia and enterprise learning across the world.

Augmented And Virtual Reality Application In E-Learning

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Awareness of VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) has reached right threshold level, driving innovative learning solutions to support an increasing number of opportunities across varied industry domains. Infographics Augmented Reality Infographic virtual reality

Variables: What Are They and What Do They Do?

Association eLearning

Have you ever seen an eLearning course or demo that seemed to know what you were doing? Maybe you entered your name on the first screen and saw it displayed in the course. Perhaps you made a decision early on and a character in a scenario remembered it later.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

How Content Curation Wins the Day

Learning Rebels

. ( I originally wrote this post for my Litmos Blog – here ). When it comes to content curation, finding information on the internet is not the problem.

5 eLearning Trend Predictions for 2018

eLearning Brothers

Every year it’s fun to take a broad look at the eLearning industry and try to predict some trends that will dominate the coming months. Here are 5 trends we think you should look out for this year!

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

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by AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan. a plan to create an awesome PowerPoint presentation about, among other emotions, anger.   Naturally, you want to illustrate anger on one of the slides.

How I Mastered the Art of Creating Winning eLearning Content in a Few Hours

Your Training Edge

The idea of educating hundreds to thousands of learners at a time used to intimidate trainers and corporates a few years ago. Thanks to elearning that helped turn this dream into reality.

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.

AR & VR – The Next Big Trend In E-Learning

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The buzz around Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality is getting louder. Most of us understand these technologies in the context of games and entertainment, but modern learning enthusiasts realize their impact on e-learning.

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eLearning Authoring Tool Comparison

Association eLearning

There are lots of eLearning authoring tools out there. And you probably don’t have the money or time to work with all of them. Here’s a quick look at the most popular eLearning authoring tool types. See which one, or ones, might be a good fit for your organization.

Personalized Learning: Who, What, Why? 

Blue Sky eLearn

Why does personalized learning matter for your organization? In 2018, we have access to personalized experiences throughout the day.

2018’s Hottest eLearning Styles Hit the Catwalk

eLearning Brothers

Spring styles have hit the eLearning Brothers Template Library and they are looking FRESH. Shake off those winter blues and slide into Shamrock, Flat Blue, or New Stone 2.0—now now available for Adobe Captivate AND Articulate Storyline.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

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by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP. While recording a software demonstration using the Camtasia Recorder, you have two choices when it comes to the file format for your video capture: TREC and AVI. Audio Video Interleave ( AVI ) is a popular Microsoft format that can contain both video and audio. It plays nicely on multiple devices and operating systems. AVIs can be imported into the Camtasia Editor or other eLearning development tools and multimedia editors.

ROI and L&D: What Trainers Need to Know About Operational Results

Bottom-Line Performance

In January of this year, JD Dillon produced a nice blog post on insights for 2018. He curated several L&D thought leaders to share their thoughts on what L&D practitioners should focus on for 2018. He formulated a variety of questions to which they responded. The insights are good.

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Clickbait Learners To Increase Your Business Compliances

G-Cube

Online learning has gone beyond the realm of traditional training approach. It comprises of interactive content which is tailored to the needs of individual learners. The existing conventional model does not meet diverse requirements.

5 Content Marketing Tips for Training Professionals

Your Training Edge

Course promotion is one of the biggest challenges training organisations face. The training world is becoming increasingly competitive , so attracting and engaging delegates becomes a struggle to be heard above the noise. And that’s when all eyes swivel towards your content marketing efforts.

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The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

How to Buy eLearning Content for Your LMS (And Not Regret It Later)

ej4 eLearning

Buying eLearning content is easy, but shopping for content can be a nightmare. There are so many options and factors you need to consider to ensure you’re getting the right content for your organization. Then there’s a fear of buyer’s remorse. Training & Development

Raise the Bar with VR

Web Courseworks

Virtual reality (VR)! Why is this such an exciting topic? It’s new and up and coming; and its made some amazing improvements within organizations already.

Learning Technologies and the Quest for Northern eLearning

eLearning Brothers

The Learning Brothers took to the skies for an exciting trip to London for Learning Technologies UK 2018. We always love seeing our current customers and meeting future members of the eLearning Brothers Rockstar family.

Development Time for Corporate Learning: A Reality Check

Bottom-Line Performance

A frequent part of my job is answering the question, “How long will that take?” And my answer is based on a combination of experience, data, and knowledge about the project type.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Unlocking The Value Of Online Training In The Automobile Sector

G-Cube

The advent of latest e-learning technologies in different organizations have made a fundamental difference to the way content is developed and delivered.

7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 2: Convert and Create Content

Your Training Edge

You’ve taken the time to assess your content, learners, and overall system requirements. The next step is to understand how to build and deliver e-learning content.

Imagine the Possibilities for Growth with Blended Learning

ej4 eLearning

Hooray! It finally happened — you've decided to incorporate eLearning into your existing training and development programs. Your training is now going to be delivered using "blended learning," and part of you is wondering: Is this going to fundamentally change what I do around here