May, 2017

What Is Performance Support? And Why Won't People Stop Talking About It?

Dashe & Thomson

by Jolene Rowan. Education experts have said for years the important role performance support plays in building competency. It tackles head-on two fundamental challenges of learning: the limits of human memory and learner motivation.

A Blueprint for Supporting Modern Professional Learning: Part 3 (A 5-Step Plan to Move Forward)

Jane Hart

This new model requires a completely new organisational mindset about what workplace learning is all about and the role of L&D (and others within it).

LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability): One of the Features of a Good LMS

TOPYX LMS

. In the initial stages of choosing a learning management system (LMS), people often wonder what the features of a good LMS are.

DESIGN THINKING FOR LEARNING INNOVATION – A PRACTICAL GUIDE

Learnnovators

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

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.

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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?

When it’s just so obvious no training is needed, it hurts to watch.

Jane Hart

New article in the MWL Magazine by Charles Jennings … Training is a certain and unquestioned component of every business strategy and plan, particularly when faced with the rollout of new systems and processes. Rolling out a new Finance or Business Suite, or a new CRM system?

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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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Should Marketing Review eLearning Courses?

Association eLearning

Recently, an instructional designer friend of mine asked me, “Should Marketing review eLearning courses and approve them before they are released?” I responded with a, “Yes, but…” There are legitimate reasons Marketing needs to see the course before it goes out. However, content isn’t one of them.

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How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

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.

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

G-Cube

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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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.

Who’s responsible for Modern Workplace Learning? We all are!

Jane Hart

New article in the MWL Magazine: Workplace Learning has traditionally been seen as the sole responsibility of Training/L&D departments, but in the modern workplace we are all responsible. Here I look at the roles of the individual/employee, the manager and the L&D department … Social learning

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Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Interactive Video – Key Tools For an Immersive Learning Experience

Upside Learning

E-Learning industry has clearly moved to HTML5, owing to the advantage of its support for multiple devices like tablets and smartphones. HTML5 offers great scope for creating better experience, including rich and app-like user experience on mobile browsers, richer images, and location-awareness to browsers. Videos have emerged as the most consumed media on smartphones and […]. eLearning Interactive Video Interactive Video Tools Interactive Video Tools Comparison Interactive Videos

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.

Why Online Learning is the Best Type of Learning for Employees

TOPYX LMS

Have you ever noticed how things are constantly being improved upon? Pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, technologies, companies, and entire cities seem to always in the process of changing for the better.

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

G-Cube

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.

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.

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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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).

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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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.

Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

Building digital confidence at Cancer Research UK

Jane Hart

New article in the MWL Magazine: Building digital confidence at Cancer Research UK ‘When our digital team works with another team at CRUK in a ‘spoke’, we help them deliver a digital outcome. Like increase their digital presence or the performance of their pages.

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

G-Cube

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.

Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.