October, 2022

Don’t Turn Your Virtual Learners into Zombies

InSync Training

How to tell when learners become zombies and what to do to prevent it. We’ve all been in long, dull video calls where we just stare at the camera, maybe even nodding our heads every so often, when in reality, our minds are anywhere but here.

Top 4 Impressive Benefits of Rapid eLearning

CommLab India

Looking for an innovative solution to quickly design and develop eLearning programs? Then rapid eLearning is the answer. Read through our blog to explore the strategies and amazing benefits of rapid eLearning. eLearning Design Rapid eLearning


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How Long Should a Branching Scenario Be?

Experiencing eLearning

I recently got a question from a reader about how long a branching scenario should be. Specifically, she was asked to create a very large branching scenario, and wanted to know how feasible that would be.

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Utilizing Technology to Humanize the Learning Experience


Harness technology to support more human-centric learning strategies and enhance employee experiences. . The post Utilizing Technology to Humanize the Learning Experience appeared first on Wisetail LMS & LXP.

How Do You Measure the Success of Enterprise Learning?

Every organization measures ROI differently. With Thought Industries’ three pillars of learning in this white paper, you can identify what matters to your business, define KPIs and metrics, and see how other organizations measure success and impact.

6 Crowd-Pleasing Resources To Add To Your eLearning Course Design

eLearning Industry

eLearning courses are popular for a variety of reasons, such as flexibility and convenience. Are there any specific, must-have components proven to keep trainees happy and focused? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Course Creation eLearning Design eLearning Resources

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Prioritizing Ethical Use of Learning Data


It’s been a minute since I presented to a large group, albeit online, but I relished the opportunity presented to me by the Learning Guild in inviting to me to speak to the latest xAPI Cohort on ethics and learning analytics.

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Every once in a while, you see someone posting about Dale’s Cone , digital natives , attention spans , or even learning styles on LinkedIn. Next thing you see an entire village descending on the post, and a heated debate ensues.

How to Show Real ROI with Operational Training and Development Investments


In a 2018 Deskless Workers Study only 1% of all IT software spending supports deskless workers— particularly frontline workers. .

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A Four-Step Guide to Move from ILT to VILT and 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid

eLearning Brothers

Moving from ILT to VILT is the right L&D strategy for organizations. Virtual instructor-led training has proven to be cost-effective and maximizes return on training investment. Further, it also boosts learner engagement, learning flexibility, and learning outcomes.

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The Ultimate Crash Course in eLearning Visual Design

Speaker: Connie Malamed, Founder of Mastering Instructional Design and Publisher of The eLearning Coach

Well-designed materials can motivate learners, improve comprehension, and assist optimal retention. If you need rapid, easily actionable ways to improve your eLearning and slides, join this session to learn the power principles that will have the biggest impact on your designs.

Games, Organizing, & Motivation: ID Links 10/25/22

Experiencing eLearning

As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog. This post includes links on games built in Twine, storytelling, organization, useful tools, motivation, and transitioning from teaching to ID. Games built in Twine.

Bethune #DevLearn Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Kevin Bethune kicked off the 2022 DevLearn conference with a personal story about getting to delivering strategic innovation. Talking about interdisciplinary work that has an impact, he ended up laying out factors in leadership to support innovation.

Why Should You Prefer Cloud-based Authoring Tools for Rapid eLearning

CommLab India

Choosing an authoring tool for your rapid eLearning course development is a time-consuming process that might make or break the impact of your training. This blog helps you understand the advantages of cloud-based authoring tools. eLearning Development eLearning Authoring Tools

Creating Better Blended Learning Faster Using Campaign Design: Defining the Trend

InSync Training

5 Recommendations to Maximize the Learning Experience, and what Virtual Learning Experts® Need to Know. This is part of an ongoing column by Virtual Learning Expert® Jennifer Finan.

6 Tips to Transform Performance & Boost ROI with Video

Speaker: Don Schmidt - WW Sales Enablement Director, Inside Sales MongoDB

The power of video is working for a growing roster of organizations, whether working with a live mentor or scaling programs with artificial intelligence. Take advantage of this exclusive webinar to learn how to use video coaching to your advantage!

Reimagining Customer Supply Chain Training Using a Hybrid Approach


By using an LMS, Intertek Business Assurance modernized, consolidated their resources, and supported their supply chains' learning journey. The post Reimagining Customer Supply Chain Training Using a Hybrid Approach appeared first on Wisetail LMS.

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Strategies for Mapping Microlearning to the Employee Training Life Cycle

Infopro Learning

Microlearning is a training delivery modality in which learners receive short, targeted nuggets of relevant information that are each 2-5 minutes long. These bite-sized learning modules can be easily integrated into an employee’s training life cycle to gain maximum outcomes.

Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

In an earlier post, I shared some thoughts about why people need to actually learn and remember things, rather than assuming we can always look them up.

Misusing affordances?

Clark Quinn

Affordances is a complex term. Originally coined by Gibson, and popularized by Norman, it’s been largely used in terms of designing interfaces. Yet, it’s easy to misinterpret. I may have been guilty myself! In the past , I used it as a way to characterize technologies.

Using New Trends to Revive Your eLearning Strategy

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning

In this fireside chat, leading L&D expert Stephen Baer will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

5 Features That Make Authoring Tools an Ace of Spades for Rapid eLearning Development

CommLab India

Rapid eLearning leverages the power of authoring tools to develop and publish quality eLearning courses efficiently in less time. Modern authoring tools come with a lot of interesting and impactful features, let's take a look at 5 of them. eLearning Development eLearning Authoring Tools

Learn How To Learn Online with these FREE October and November Workshops

InSync Training

How do you upgrade your virtual training capabilities in just one hour? Recordings

Technology and Corporate Compliance


Maintaining compliance standards is a constant need in the business world. What can your L&D technology do to make compliance simpler? The post Technology and Corporate Compliance appeared first on Wisetail LMS.

LIMS, LMS, ELN, and ERP: How can a Digital Adoption Platform Help?


LIMS, LMS, ELN, ERP—this long list of letters has the potential to leave some people’s heads spinning. However, for those who work with lab systems, these acronyms hold a lot of meaning since some or all play an integral role in crucial day-to-day processes within the pharma and biotech space.

Create Engaging Scenario-Based Training on ANY Budget

Speaker: Tim Buteyn - President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions, Inc.

In this webinar, Tim Buteyn of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions will explore how to optimize learner engagement with scenario-based training. You'll learn what makes up scenarios, how they benefit the learner, and why this is important to your organization. You'll also dive into real-world examples across a wide range of budgets and look at how typical training content can be completely transformed.

5 Sessions We're Looking Forward to at DevLearn 2022

Allen Interactions

The leaves are falling and there's a chill in the air - that can only mean one thing: DevLearn is near!

Less myths, please

Clark Quinn

I had the pleasure of being the opening keynote at the People Matters L&D conference in Mumbai this past week, with a theme of ‘disruption’ In it, I talked about some particular myths and their relation to our understanding of our own brains.

A C-Suite’s Guide to Incorporating Training Delivery into an Organization

Infopro Learning

There’s no doubt that organizations around the globe are grappling with skill shortages to varying degrees. There is a need to quickly reskill employees using different training delivery methods to keep pace with the industry’s unprecedented behavioral and economic changes.

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What's InSync This October? Evaluating the Effective of Hybrid and Virtual Training

InSync Training

What treats IS InSync Training sharing this October? Use InSync Training's free resources throughout October to help you with evaluating the effectiveness of your hybrid and virtual training programs. Register for October's Free Events! Professional Development

The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

Technology for the Modern Workplace


Emergency shutdowns are coming to an end, but the modern workplace is fundamentally and permanently altered. New work models mean new obstacles to overcome — and new technology to the rescue. The post Technology for the Modern Workplace appeared first on Wisetail LMS.

Reskilling and Upskilling: A Call to Action for the Industry

Dashe & Thomson

In the L&D industry, we don’t have an authority who sets the meanings of terms and strategies we see in learning and performance. You can ask 12 people the definition of something (in this case, reskilling and upskilling) and get 14 different answers.

Three things L&D can learn from the theme park user experience

From the Coleface

I was lucky enough to holiday with my family at Disney World and Universal in Florida this Summer. As well enjoying the adrenalin, with my background in learning design, I couldn’t help myself from noticing some change management good practice that L&D could borrow.