May, 2017

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.

DESIGN THINKING FOR LEARNING INNOVATION – A PRACTICAL GUIDE

Learnnovators

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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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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.

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The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

No business has a crystal ball that they can use to predict the future or some gifted psychic people locked in the basement of their headquarters giving them instructions on what to do. You know what I mean, those “precogs” in the Tom Cruise movie, Minority Report. If you have some, let me know.

eLearning Design: Assess? When? How?

Allen Interactions

By Michael Allen , Chairman & CEO, Allen Interactions. eLearning can’t do everything. It can’t detect frustration by observing facial expressions and body language (yet).

Online Learning Needs a Robust E-Commerce System

Web Courseworks

When I write blog posts for Web Courseworks, I’m typically focused on the philosophy and design of adult education, and for good reason: there are many special educational considerations for adult learners, and I want to design curricula that best meets their needs.

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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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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.

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.

Choosing The Right ‘Kind’ of Video for learning – 5 Styles Of Video-based Learning

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Video-based learning is very effective for corporate training as educative videos make it possible to overcome practical real-world constraints and explore far greater possibilities provided by digital spaces.

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Killer Strategies for Training and Development

Your Training Edge

Training and development is one of the most important aspect of our lives from the day we are born. We through years of schooling to train ourselves and develop a set of skills for a better future.

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.

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.

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?

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.

eLearning Really Does Work, Find Out Why

Association eLearning

Even though eLearning is not a new concept, those who favor ILT are not convinced that online training is effective at producing the desired outcomes. For others who see the convenience and cost effectiveness of online learning, there may still be some hesitance among the organization’s leadership.

E-learning For Insurance Sector: Staying Ahead With Technology-driven Approach

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Banking and Financial sector was one of the first adopters of technology-based learning. In an insurance industry, e-learning helps employees keep at par with changing norms and regulations, new products as well as processes in the market alone with regular mandatory compliance trainings.

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.

Convert eLearning into microlearning to supercharge your LMS

eLearning Architect

One thing that frustrates me about rapid authoring software like Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate is that it encourages learning designers to build huge courses with complex menu structures.

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.

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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?

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Webinar: Using Camtasia for your Green Screen

eLearning Brothers

You’ve probably noticed it at the movies; we’re using more and more green screen in video these days. It can be tons of fun, and very affordable, to use a green screen to tell a story.

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.

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.

When You Wish Upon a Star (Wars): Transmedia Storytelling & Design

InSync Training

We're excited to announce that Dr. Stephen Slota will join us again as a guest BYTE speaker on May 23, 2017. This guest blog post helps you prepare for, and gives a preview of, his live learning session, Gamification: Strategies for Merging Learning Theory, Games, and Instructional Design.

How to Help Struggling Adult Learners

CourseArc

Young students may be open to receiving helpful guidance or critiques from their teachers, but adult learners tend to have a much different perception of their own abilities. (If

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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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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.

Is E-learning Really Effective In The Workplace? 3 Top Factors That Contribute To Efficacy

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Workplace learning is often described as Training which is undertaken in the workplace or a simulated work environment which may include structured training, assessment, observation of work practices, case study or other models.

New Post-Millennial Cutouts For Your Next eLearning Soft Skills Course

eLearning Brothers

In just under 7 months, eLearning Brothers has added an average of 5,800 cutout people images a month to the library for a total of over 40,000 high quality images!

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Are You Going to the ATD International Conference and Expo?

Association eLearning

Are You Going to the ATD International Conference and Expo? If you are headed to the ATD International Conference and Expo May 21-24th in Atlanta, GA, don’t forget to stop by our booth 1043.