May, 2016

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E-Learning Interaction Building Tools Comparison

Raptivity

An eLearning course looks incomplete without interactions. No one likes to take a boring page turner course. Interactions help in making the course engaging and collaborative. They foster active learning through a meaningful interchange between the course and learners.

eLearning: Quick Tips for Engaging the Learner

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sally Cox    Creating engagement with your learners greatly increases their retention of the information and makes the course that much more enjoyable. I often use the word "fun" when I describe eLearning--we're not talking balloons and unicorns here.

INFOGRAPHIC: If Learning Was Water

Learnnovators

Learning 101 with a quick, slightly soggy, metaphor. x—–x—–x—–x—–x. Designed by our Guest Blogger, Arun Pradhan. Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning.

Microlearning Madness: 25 Great Resources

Knowledge Guru

Over the last five to ten years, corporate learning professionals have scrambled to engage their learners in an increasingly digital world.

[New eBook] How to Market Customer Training

Want to increase awareness of your course offerings? Download this guide and learn how to keep your content at the top of students' minds using email marketing, social channels and other effective strategies.

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6 Tips To Improve Customer Service With Online Training

Docebo

How To Improve Customer Service With Online Training. The quality of your customer service has the potential to make or break your business. A negative experience can lead to bad word of mouth, unfavorable online reviews, and high customer complaint rates.

Is Your Organization Ready for eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

The value of eLearning is abundantly apparent to those of us working in the training and development industry. We could list hundreds of ways that it benefits learners and the larger institution.

Top 10 Improvements in Moodle 3.1

Lambda Solutions

Big news in the Moodle world, as the release of Moodle 3.1 is almost here! Set for Monday May 23rd, this long awaited release comes equipped with significant enhancements, additions, and improvements based on requests, and pains expressed by the Moodle community. Here are 10 (of the many!)

5 Learning Trends to Watch at #ATD2016

Knowledge Guru

Some learning trends end up changing the corporate learning world for good. Others turn out to be fads, here today and gone tomorrow. But no matter what their staying power might be, trends become popular for a reason.

Tips for Driving Learning Success with Moodle LMS: Recorded Webinar

Learn how to get analytic insights into your Moodle learner data. You’ll also get tips and tricks on how to quickly access, analyze, and share this information for actionable insights that will help you improve the effectiveness of your learning programs.

The Secret to a Competent, Loyal Workforce

TOPYX LMS

Increase Employee Retention/Competency with Online Training. Every manager has a list of attributes that he or she wishes all employees possessed.

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Virtually There: Learner Engagement - Why is it Important?

InSync Training

And how can we measure the effect of engagement of instructional outcomes? In my previous article, learner engagement was defined as turning on three factors: An emotional response to the training—How does the learner “feel” about the content and its presentation/treatment?

Brandon Hall Group: Companies see real business results with a new LMS

Docebo

New Brandon Hall Group study shows when companies replace their LMS, bottom line improves. User experience (UX) is important with all l earning management systems (LMSs) because, more often than not, this software is the first interaction a new employee has with an organization.

3 Key Attributes of a Successful eLearning Team

eLearning Brothers

The Merriam-Webster dictionary provides these simple definitions for the word “team”: a group of people who compete in a sport, game, etc., against another group. a group of two or more animals used to pull a wagon, cart, etc. a group of people who work together.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Microlearning: The Resources You Need to Plan and Execute Future Learning Projects

Allen Interactions

With the realization of a new-age learning style, microlearning has been a huge trend in the realm of learning development and e-learning. If you Google ‘microlearning resources’ you will see over 88,000 results populate.

eLearning: Designing for Every Learner

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sally Cox    In my fantasy world, every learner who takes one of my courses would be tech savvy; and I'd be able to try lots of cool new things to keep them interested.

Learning Is Not a Hat: One Size Does Not Fit All!

mLevel

Being that Mother’s Day is right around the corner, I wanted to pay tribute to my mother and the positive impact she had on my learning journey. Without her influence, I certainly would have gone astray – who knows where I would have wound up.

Raptivity Celebrates 10 Glorious Years of Customer Success!

Raptivity

Raptivity, a finely crafted interactivity builder that offers a rich collection of 190+ templates for creating eLearning interactions completes ten years of customer success.

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.

7 Online Sales Training Tips To Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal

Docebo

Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal Using 7 Online Sales Training Tips. Every employee is a valuable member of the team, but your sales staff are the ones who ultimately rake in the profits.

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Harnessing the Power of Mobile eLearning: A White Paper from the eLearning Guild

eLearning Brothers

The good people at the eLearning Guild have been hard at work on a 27-page report regarding the state of mobile eLearning and where it’s headed.

4 New Plugins for Tracking Time Spent Learning in Online Courses

Lambda Solutions

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Benchmark Your Training With Our Learning Solution Scorecard

Bottom-Line Performance

All training is designed to help target learners improve their performance, but that’s not where the story ends. Stakeholders and training vendors are also judged by the success or failure of a learning solution. We all have a lot to gain when training meets its intended goal.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

What we've been reading?

Ontuitive

We meet some great people, and learn a lot through our work here at Ontuitive. Recently we've met and been talking with Veronica Yan, PhD, who is a cognitive psychologist currently working in post-doc positions at USC and UCLA--including the Bjork Learning and Forgetting Lab.

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?! Grab a spoon, and let’s dig in to the soup, with this eLearning glossary.

Why so many companies want to replace their online training platform

Docebo

New Brandon Hall Group data finds businesses are dissatisfied with learning environments.

How to Support Bilingual eLearning

eLearning Brothers

I taught English in Japanese public junior and senior high schools for three years, and my experiences in the classroom taught me this: word-for-word translation doesn’t work. The perfect example comes from one of the first lessons I led.

Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

6 Things Your LMS Should Be Able to Do

Lambda Solutions

With the LMS landscape changing as quickly as it has been, there are a ton of new features and functions that are being introduced in the market. The question then becomes, which features are essential? There are certain things every modern LMS should be able to do.

The Difference between Training and Development.

Gyrus

The words training and development are mostly used together in the corporate world and are seen as activities focused on improving the knowledge, performance and productivity of the employees.

The 8-second attention span; or, I'm fine if goldfish are more patient than millennials

Ontuitive

In spring of 2014, Microsoft Canada released the results of a study on media consumers that claimed attention spans are shrinking.