February, 2018

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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10 reasons to modernize workplace training

Jane Hart

The current training model can no longer keep pace with the speed of business and the continuous nature of change. It is time to give it an overhaul. Here are 10 issues associated with current training approaches and some brief pointers about how they can be addressed. Social learning

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

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.

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Employee Generated Learning, a transcending role for Instructional Designers 

Challenge to Learn

The e-Learning landscape is fundamentally changing. A while ago month I published a blog post about this change. In this blog post, I elaborated on how this transformation boils down to a shift away from content creation by instructional designers.

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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Micro-Learning: Why Aren’t You on the Bandwagon?

eLearning Brothers

It’s no secret that technology has evolved tremendously over the past decade, and it’s not stopping anytime soon. We live in an era where people are constantly seeking a faster, better way of doing things.

Three Ways Technology is Changing the Learning Space (Plus One)

Learningtogo

We love our tech. Most of us in the learning profession pride ourselves on being comfortable with technology. Whenever a new tool is available, we’re ready to give it a try, eager to adopt the latest way to help people learn.

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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How Digital Badges are Driving a Positive Transformation in Corporate Learning  

Origin Learning

Statista shows some incredible numbers in terms of the money being spent in the United States on training and learning. In 2012, roughly US$55.8 billion was spent on training. This value shot to US$93.6 billion in 2017.

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

Clickbait Learners To Increase Your Business Compliances

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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.

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.

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!

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

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.

What are the priorities for L&D in the modern workplace? Our survey says …

Jane Hart

I recently ran a short survey about the role of L&D in the modern workplace. In this article I want to share the results and describe what I think it shows for the priorities for L&D in the modern workplace. Social learning

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Spotlight: Yoast Academy

LearnDash

One of the most important aspects of any website is their search engine optimization (SEO) strategy. This is often a multi-faceted process combining tools, procedures, best practices, and consistency. However, there is one problem with the SEO industry and that is lack of reliable information.

Unlocking The Value Of Online Training In The Automobile Sector

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

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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.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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 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.

3 LearnDash Enhancements (and a Bonus!)

LearnDash

We are well on our way into the new year and today I am pleased to share with you some enhancements we have been working on over the past couple months designed to improve your user experience with LearnDash. These improvements are the direct result of feedback you all have submitted.

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Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.