February, 2017

Articulate Storyline 360: Content is King

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel, COTP. Articulate 360 is a collection of Articulate tools including Storyline 360, Studio 360, Replay 360, and Peek. One of my favorite things about the suite is the Content Library, a robust collection of eLearning assets.


4 Writing Principles Every eLearning Designer Should Know

Allen Interactions

By Kody Jackson, Instructional Writer. In my time as a university teaching assistant (TA), I saw a lot of bad writing. Clauses hanging all over the place, dangling participles, comma splices…a veritable side-show horror of prose. Let’s go through my writing steps guaranteed to make you sound better.


The changing skill set of the learning professional

Clive on Learning

Skills define us. They are what make us useful and productive. They are the foundation of our achievements. On our death bed, it is our skills that we will reflect on with pride.


Microlearning: What It Is and What It Isn’t

Bottom-Line Performance

Last month, we published the results from our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us what learning trends or new training delivery methods they are most excited about for 2017. The number one answer? Microlearning.


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.

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Adobe RoboHelp: Merging TOCs

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by  Willam van Weelden ,  COTP. For large help systems, it is common to reuse content in the Table of Contents (TOC) when part of the system uses the same options and/or features.    For instance, you might need to include a common introduction for several modules.


Five Steps to Seeing the Big Picture of Microlearning

Allen Interactions

By Linda Rening, PhD, Senior Instructional Designer. It doesn’t matter what assessment I do, because a common theme always emerges.


Achievement Unlocked: A Powered-Up Understanding of Gamification

InSync Training

Back in 2010—right as I was beginning my career transition into instructional design—games emerged as the educational topic du jour.


Tips For Blended Learning Success In The World Of Corporate Training


Though traditionally, classroom-based instructor-led trainings have been the chosen route for corporate learning, the limitations of only classroom approach are now becoming increasingly evident, especially in the modern technology-enhanced scenario.


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.

Who Needs Training? 1/3 of Americans Receive No Formal Training From Their Employer

Association eLearning

An online survey conducted by Ipsos Market Research and Consulting Firm has turned up some shocking statistics. 30% of Americans surveyed said that they never received any formal training from their employer.


Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Peformance Improvement

(This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.). All industries are undergoing enormous change, mostly due to new technologies, globalization, and a very diverse workforce.


Help Authoring: Adding Flare to Your Work

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Neil Perlin. MadCap Flare is a tool used to create online Help, software and API documentation, policy and procedure manuals, knowledge bases, and user guides. It's


All Work and No Play…

Allen Interactions

By Edm ond Manning , Senior Instructional Strategist. We promise no instructional value to the following 30 second video. This will not make you a better instructional designer. This will not improve your elearning. Allen Interactions


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.

3 Free Apps for Supporting Learning After Training Events

InSync Training

The most important part of training is what happens AFTER the training. Reality (aka science) dictates that people can only ingest and retain so much information, regardless of how well-designed a learning activity may be.


Video-based Learning: Create Effective Learning Videos By Avoiding Five Common Mistakes


Technology-aided learning provides learning as per the needs and requirements of learners by presenting learning content in accordance to their preferences.


What You Need to Know About Software Training

Association eLearning

It’s no surprise that software training is often delivered as eLearning. Technology changes constantly and providing computer program or mobile app training on the device it’ll be used on just makes sense.


8 Questions to Answer for Impressive PowerPoint Presentations

eLearning Brothers

Before I developed a huge passion for presentations and visual communications, I worked as an instructional designer for telecommunications courseware.


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.

Articulate Storyline: Enhanced Multiscreen Support

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel, COTP. Articulate recently released Storyline 360, part of the Articulate 360 suite of products available through a subscription on Articulate's website. If you've spent any time using Storyline 2, you'll find that Storyline 360 is just about identical.


Learning Activities that Matter

Learning Rebels

It is time to move away from just movement…to learning activities that matter. We have all been there, done that…a well-intentioned trainer has you up playing musical chairs for apparently no other reason than to create movement.


6 Must-Haves Of Effective Millennial Online Training Courses

Allen Interactions

By Christopher Pappas / @cpappas. Millennials make up a large percentage of your workforce. Are you offering them the online training experiences they need to live up to their tech-savvy potential?


10 Rules To Follow For Fruitful Inclusion Of Multimedia In E-Learning


Success of E-Learning lies in the fact that it can include a variety of learning opportunities – self-paced training, just-in-time information as well as guidance from experts.


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.

Learners Aren’t Robots: Put Emotion Back into Training

Association eLearning

You must turn off your emotions for the next hour. This training is a feeling-free zone. You do not have a report due at the end of the day. You do not have to get groceries on the way home. You are to studiously apply yourself and completely forget the outside world. Your training has spoken.


Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

They say that a clean home is a happy home, and an organized mind is a happy mind. This is as true about your home and your mind as it is with your eLearning video project. The larger the project, the more likely you are to lose track of the pieces.


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I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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Top 3 #LMS 4 Video, Mobile, Social.

eLearning 24-7

Fun fact – The Top 50 2017 LMS Report is available for purchase. Makes a great gift for your or company or organization, etc. See SAMPLE of the report. Speaking of fun facts, need help with finding the best system for you?


2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

Best Practices for Improving Online Courses Using Student Feedback


Like art or cooking, instructional design is a process of continual improvement. Rarely satisfied with their creations, instructional designers revise, update, and improve their courses throughout every iteration of their delivery.


7 Orienteering Tips for Instructional Designers

InSync Training

As a Learning Experience Designer , my job requires that I navigate a complex landscape. Each new project that I work on involves different parameters, sends me down unique pathways, and sets up obstacles along the way.


Effectiveness of Corporate Learning and Development programs

Your Training Edge

Corporate is a world where an individual or groups get united for a specific purpose. It is created by some legal authorities or department of laws. Corporate sector is the most growing sector in the world. It is getting change by globalization and technical advancement.