July, 2018

Uncovering Performance Gaps With Front End Analysis

Dashe & Thomson

The ADDIE model has served the instructional design community well for decades. For the uninitiated, ADDIE stands for: Analysis. Design. Development. Implementation. Evaluation. But in the “real world,” the analysis phase is often curtailed, if not overlooked outright. Decision-makers are often not versed in the ADDIE methodology. They may make the assumption that training is required as part of a project because it seems obvious. We develop a new system or procedure, and we train it.

Microlearning is the New Black

iSpring Solutions

Why do mirrors flip horizontally, but not vertically? How do touchscreens work? Where do math symbols come from? You can… Read More. Corporate Training

The 8 Microlearning Must-Haves For Better Compliance Online Training

TalentLMS

Do your employees need just-in-time support to prevent costly compliance violations and ensure workplace safety? These 8 microlearning elements will upgrade your compliance online training course. How To Improve Your Compliance Online Training Course With 8 Microlearning Activities.

Training through Mobile Apps: Enabling Training Anytime, Anywhere

CommLab India

The usage of mobile apps for learning is on an increase and for good reasons. Read this blog to know more about how mobile learning can be used in training by organizations. Learning Technology mobile apps

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.

7 practical problems with VR for eLearning

LearnUpon

Virtual reality (VR) is an incredible experience. I recommend you to try it whenever you get the chance. From the moment you place on a headset it exhilarates and amazes. You can travel to any location, see anything and interact with virtual scenarios.

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5 Problems Users Have With eLearning User Interfaces

The eLearning Coach

Friendly user interface design is an essential part of designing learning experiences. It can influence a user's perception of an entire learning event. So here is a look at user interface design from the audience's perspective. User Interface

How to Design Great Learning Experiences Instead of Just Delivering Content

Bottom-Line Performance

The post How to Design Great Learning Experiences Instead of Just Delivering Content appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Learning Design

Integrated Video Platform In Learning Management Systems: That’s what we want!

G-Cube

The Corporate LMS is now integral to learning management, enabling organizations to provide workplace learners with informational content and other learning resources. In the context of workplace learning, Video-based content has become a central part of digital training.

Graphic Design Books for New eLearning Designers

Tim Slade

A few weeks ago, I posted an article, sharing my top four instructional design books for new eLearning designers. I was shocked by the number of responses I received from folks, sharing their favorite books.

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How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

POINT-of-WORK:  Performance Is as Good as the Support…Not Just Training

Living in Learning

The continuity of learning and task-level execution are mission-critical in a military work environment. Is mission criticality in our corporate environment any less important? Granted the outcomes are less lethal, but are they less mission-critical?

The future of enterprise learning technologies

Jane Hart

The problem is all the while we think “learning = education or training or courses”, it follows that “learning technologies = tools to design, deliver and manage education, training or courses”. Modern Workplace Learning

Gamification Elements That Rocket Boost Learner Engagement

Docebo

Encourage competition while providing tangible incentives to drive performance. For years, we’ve heard about applying gamification elements within the e-learning industry.

Popular Hosts for LearnDash

LearnDash

One question we often are asked is what hosting provider works well with LearnDash. The short of it is that there are many that you can choose from depending on your program needs.

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.

Using Different Rapid Authoring Tools To Deliver An Effective Learning Experience

G-Cube

In today’s fast-paced digitized world, the use of authoring tools has become essential for trainers to impart interactive courses through a software, which allows the learners to develop their custom courses, web pages, navigation tools and more.

What Skills Do You Need to Be an eLearning Designer?

Tim Slade

For those looking to get into the world of eLearning, it’s easy to assume that the number one skill you need to possess is instructional design.

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When To Use Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

When should you use a branching scenario rather than other learning strategies? There are no “silver bullets” in learning; we don’t have “one way to rule them all” that works in every single situation.

What is a Learning Ecosystem? And How Does it Support Corporate Strategy?

ej4 eLearning

The term “learning ecosystem” is a trendy one in learning and development circles. It’s an important idea; understanding it helps organizations and their leaders think strategically about their learning and training—and helps them achieve the goals they set for themselves.

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.

MWL Newsletter No 75

Jane Hart

Posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 22-28 July 2018. Modern Workplace Learning

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Make Your Software Simulations Scorable

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP. The Assessment recording mode in Adobe Captivate creates a step-by-step software simulation that is intended to function as a test. It is part of the three-part formal software lesson: Demo, then Training (practice), then Assessment (test).

Tips For Creating Video-based Content And Choosing The Right Technology To Support It: Getting The Value Advantage Of Video-based Learning

G-Cube

From the end of the 19th century, motion pictures have been a powerful influence on the sensibilities of the masses. From the silent-motion pictures of the bygone era, to the digitally enhanced special effects of today – films have always created a lasting impression on audiences.

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How Do You Get Into eLearning?

Tim Slade

One of the questions I’m asked more often than any other is, “ How do you get into eLearning? ” And the truth is, there’s no easy answer to this question. That’s because most people fell into eLearning entirely by accident!

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.

Combining Branching Scenarios with Other Approaches

Experiencing eLearning

When you think of branching scenarios, do you think of self-paced elearning, maybe of an entire course with nothing but a complex branching scenario? While a lengthy branching scenario can be effective on its own, that isn’t the only way to use this approach.

Why mobile learning will determine the future of e-learning

JoomlaLMS

The most recent statistics show that there are currently more than 237 million mobile users in the US, with a tendency to scale that number all the way to 270 million users by 2022.

MWL Newsletter No 74

Jane Hart

Posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 15-21 July 2018. Modern Workplace Learning

How Can Training Help in Increasing Employee Productivity?

Your Training Edge

Training is recommended by many experts to increase the productivity of the employees. The success of any organization is determined by the productivity of its employees. Before moving further, let us first understand the what exactly employee productivity is?

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.

The Personal Versus Personalized Learning Debate

Origin Learning

Personal Learning and Personalized Learning are two terms, which are being used interchangeably for some time now? Is this trend correct? Do both terms refer to the same type of learning? Or are they different?

To Quiz or Not to Quiz…That Is the Question

eLearning Brothers

How do you incorporate quizzes into your eLearning? Do you believe in the “quiz early, quiz often” strategy, or do you wait until the end of the course? Or do you live on the edge and say “who needs those darn quizzes anyway?”.

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How You Can Protect Your Course Videos

LearnDash

Videos are extremely popular in online courses, but how do you prevent people from stealing the content? This is a question we often get ask to our support so I thought I would take a minute to discuss videos and online video security. There are a number of great tools out there that you can use for locking-down your video access, but before jumping into those options I think it is important to note one thing: nothing is foolproof.

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