May, 2017

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

During a meeting at Cambridge University around 30 years ago I was thoroughly chastised by a Cambridge academic. I’d used the phrase ‘learning delivery’ when describing computer-supported collaborative learning ( CSCL ) approaches.

You Built a Great Learning Game… Why Aren’t You Getting Results?

Knowledge Guru

You built a wonderful learning game. So why aren’t you reaping results from it? Before we dive in and diagnose why your learners didn’t learn, grab a piece of real or digital paper. I’m going to ask you to write down things and answer some questions.

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Lessons Learned From a Former Biotech Training Manager

Bottom-Line Performance

Life science organizations face unique training and development challenges. The subject matter is highly technical, there are many different roles to train and the industry is highly regulated.

Articulate 360 or Storyline 3 – How to Decide?

eLearning Brothers

A month or so ago, Articulate quietly released a new version of their beloved Storyline Product—Storyline 3. This came about just a few months after the much-heralded release of Articulate 360, which includes Storyline 360.

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.

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Videos in eLearning: A Snack Sized Solution

Association eLearning

According to the website fortunelords.com, YouTube is the 3 rd most visited website in the world. Additionally, the total number of hours of video watched on YouTube each month is 3.25 billion.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 3 & 360: SRT Files Make Quick Work of Closed Captions

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel, COTP. Closed captioning allows you to display a slide’s voiceover audio as text that is synchronized with the voiceover audio. Closed Captions, which are an expected component of a 508-compliant eLearning lesson, are easy to include in your project.

Managing Mindsets: Why it Matters in Modern Blended Learning

InSync Training

Modern workplace learning professionals wear many hats. Gone are the days of specialization. Our organizations expect us to design, deliver, implement, and manage entire training programs.

How to Get Sign Ups to Show Up

Blue Sky eLearn

You’ve done the hard work of generating registrations for your webinar. But when the event rolls around, you’re dismayed to see that most of your registrants never make it to the call. It’s a common challenge.

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 to Motivate Your Team: 12 Must-Have Methods For The L&D Manager

Dashe & Thomson

by Nell Gelhaus. Plenty of material is available for learning and development professionals who are looking for ways to increase their employees’ desire to learn. In fact, we’ve even written about it. But what about your team?

6 Ways to Accelerate the Learning Process

eLearning Brothers

Learning is a process, and like any process, it sometimes takes a significant time investment to complete. But time is a precious resource, and should be spent wisely.

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Why is Good eLearning So Rare?

Allen Interactions

By Michael Allen , Chairman & CEO, Allen Interactions. One might ask a broader question, just for perspective: Why is good training so rare? Indeed, all of us have been in programs where we wished the clock on the wall would tick faster. We’ve tried to stay focused. Tried to stay awake.

True Confessions from a Performance Ninja

Living in Learning

You’ll see it on their faces, and they’ll look up at you with questioning eyes and ask, “You mean this is not a training issue?”…and and then you’ll dance like only a performance consultant can dance…right before spiking the folder full of verbatim interview responses like a wide receiver slamming a touchdown pass in the end zone.

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 Guiding Principles for Grabbing Learner Attention

InSync Training

BYTE Session Recap. How do you capture your audience’s attention when so many factors provide distractions? Recently, guest BYTE speaker Mark Harter answered this question and provided pro-tips accumulated from years of practical experience.

Quick Tips: 3 Ways to Rock Your Portal Home Page

Blue Sky eLearn

A learning portal home page is your first impression to woo and win your target audience. Consider these three strategies to drive results. Graphic Appeal: What’s your ratio? Take a look at your learning portal home page and estimate the word to graphics ratio. Pretty heavy on the words?

The Three Es of Social Media

Kineo

NextGen LMS Features (Now and Later)

eLearning 24-7

Earlier this week I presented a webinar on LMSs of tomorrow. The session covered in essence the next generation LMSs. These are systems that are out there today. Yes, right now. Some are extremely new, others have been around for years. Some are in my Top 50 LMS Report , some aren’t (because they didn’t score high enough, but still solid systems, missing though some set features). . Before diving into the current Nextgen feature sets, here is a direct link to the presentation: a.

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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.

What to Check When Choosing LMS - Checklist

Geenio

Every now and then, every eLearning professional is faced with the need to choose which LMS to use. Remembering all the aspects one has to consider when making the choice is hard, and so every few years one has to waste time reading up on

6 Things to Remember to Prevent Your Training from Failing

Learning Rebels

It’s a fact, some training efforts work and others fail. We’ve all been around the block a time or two and have participated and/or created our fair share of corporate training events. Some information sticks and others are forgotten about.

Always Be Consistent Most of the Time

Association eLearning

Would you notice if the sun didn’t come up tomorrow? Of course you would, because the sun comes up every day. You’re used to it. If it didn’t come up that would be breaking the pattern you’ve become accustomed to.

MOODLE vs CANVAS : FEATURE COMPARISON

Paradiso

Understanding Moodle versus Canvas. Moodle - It is an open-source learning management system designed to offer the best experience to learners that provides unprecedented data security. Users of Moodle LMS have the choice of installing their Moodle account on cloud or server.

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.

DESIGN THINKING FOR LEARNING INNOVATION – A PRACTICAL GUIDE

Learnnovators

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eLearning Brothers Revamps the Free eLearning Library

eLearning Brothers

We all love free stuff, especially when it can be put to good use! eLearning Brothers has always given and will continue to give out free assets that are beneficial to eLearning developers and presenters alike.

How to Set Homework Inside the Course

Geenio

It is a well-known fact that humans learn via repetition. Of course, reading texts and watching video tutorials is important for learning, but unless we put what we learn into practice, we are liable to forget most of it in a week or two

Three Essential Design Elements for Effective eLearning Gamification

Allen Interactions

By Carrie Zens, Director of Marketing / @carriezens. I am continually mesmerized by the crazy, fast-paced evolution of technology. There are oodles of apps for educational, informational, productivity, and recreational use available on our mobile devices. And lots of games. Games, games, games.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Survey Said…“Enough with the E-Learning Already!”

Living in Learning

We [L&D] don’t need to catch up to the disruptions in our digital technology as much as we need to catch up to that which our learners are asking. Continuous Learning EPSS Micro-Learning Mobile Learning Performance Support Performer Support Technology Coaching hands-on guidance mentoring moment of need point of work

Latest Positive Trends In E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

How do we define brilliant? Is it the product with the most amazing capabilities? Is it how we think of ourselves when we figure out Snap Chat? Or when we come to realize that our boss is a nincompoop and we should be running the entire company? These are the latest trends.

How to Do a Learning Management System (LMS) Comparison

TOPYX LMS

Are you curious about how to do a learning management system comparison? If so, we commend you. There are many LMSs (learning management systems) on the market today, and it can be hard to choose just one. Also, an LMS isn’t free. It takes a bite out of the company budget.