July, 2017

Emerging Learning Technologies: Promise vs. Hype

Bottom-Line Performance

Go to any of the big L&D conferences or trade shows and you’ll hear buzz and conversation about virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360 video. Explore the pages of Inc., Forbes, Tech Crunch, or Mashable and you’ll find articles.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2017: Workaround for the Spelling Bug

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel, COTP. Did you know that Captivate has a spell check feature? Feel free to admit it if you didn't know. you're among friends here. You'll find the spell check feature  easily enough by choosing Project > Check Spelling.

Moving from Classroom Training to Virtual Training: Here’s How

Association eLearning

In 2015, less than half (49%) of all learning was instructor-led in a classroom without a virtual learning component, marking a steady decline over the course of seven years according to the Association of Talent Development.

Instructional Design Isn’t Dying. It’s Evolving.

Experiencing eLearning

You may have read dire predictions that instructional design is dead. The eLearning Guild just published a report titled “ Is instructional design a dying art? ” One of the guild’s recent surveys asked participants if ID is a dying field. Is it really?

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.

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The Forgetting Curve: What It Is and Why It Matters

Bottom-Line Performance

If you’ve been in the industry long enough, you’ve probably heard about (drum roll please) the forgetting curve. It’s an often-used, and sometimes over-used concept that refers to the human tendency to rapidly forget what we learn without subsequent relearning or reinforcement.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2017: Wrapping Fluid Boxes

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT. Fluid Boxes, introduced with Adobe Captivate 2017, make the process of creating a responsive eLearning project faster than ever. I introduced you to Fluid Boxes a few weeks ago.

Behind the Scenes of eLearning Troubleshooting

Association eLearning

It’s a pain when something breaks right when you need it. If you’re lucky, whatever it is will start working again when you try to show the problem to someone else. You know, just so it can spite you and make it you look like you’re crazy). eLearning is no exception.

Microlearning: The Misunderstood Buzzword

Learning Rebels

In case you’ve been under a rock the last year, Microlearning is THE new buzzword for training. Tony Bingham stood on the stage at ATD ICE 2017 and announced that we, as learning professionals, and as an industry best get off our collectives butts and get onboard. He gets a high-five from me.

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.

5 Considerations Before Choosing an LMS

eLearning Brothers

In today’s world of incredible technology, there seems to be a myriad of products for every need. In the world of training and learning, this is no exception. I have evaluated dozens of different tools, products, and packages in my 15+ years in the industry.

Global Virtual Teams: What’s Working? What’s Frustrating?

InSync Training

BYTE Session Recap. Thanks to technological advances, physical walls and single zip codes no longer constrain our organizations. Virtual teams have grown rapidly and widely in the last 10 years – managers can lead , even when working from different continents then their reports.

6 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Training

Bottom-Line Performance

Earlier this year, we published the results of our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us one thing they would improve about learning & development and/or training at their organization.

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Increase Value By Cutting Your Content

Blue Sky eLearn

No, that’s not a typo. If you intend to deliver real value through online learning, you’ve got to cut your content. Continuing education has become an information dumping grounds. This tendency is rooted in our live in-person session reflexes to give event participants bang for their buck.

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.

Know-it-Alls Need to Empty Their Cups

Association eLearning

Trying to have a conversation with someone who “already knows everything” is like talking to a wall. Nothing you have to say matters because they’ll automatically tune you out. To them, the “conversation” is either a waste of time or a way to show off their own smarts.

Storify: Story Writing for the Social Media Era

Web Courseworks

My favorite aspect of working as an instructional designer is the creative work. I love writing branching scenarios, preparing presentations for conferences and webinars, and editing images for clients’ courses.

The Twill Theme Will Make Your Camtasia Content Shine

eLearning Brothers

Sometimes you just need a solid and crisp looking template to lock down your eLearning Video. We have quite a few of those in our Camtasia Template Library , including some like the Clouds theme , and the Stone theme. Another one that we’ve had for quite some time now is the Trim theme.

5 digital learning trends for 2018 and beyond


OK, so why are we already thinking about next year’s learning trends when we’re only halfway through 2017? Well, I think we would all agree that the world is moving at such a pace that we need to look forward and prepare now for some changes that are likely to impact the L&D community next year.

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.

LMS Implementation: A Concrete and Tactical Guide

ej4 eLearning

Most sales professionals feel that their job is done after the close. Me, I like to keep up with our new LMS clients, right on through implementation and early use.

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Digital Transformation Of Automobile Sector With Enterprise Learning Management System


Digitization has led to huge revolutions that occur across different business aspects. Automobile manufacturers have started implementing technology-enabled learning and are in the vanguard of innovation.

No Excuses Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Now more than ever, your training department must become an everyday part of the overall organization. Your training area may have been reactive in the past, designing and delivering training only when it was necessary or requested.

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.

Advantages and Disadvantages E-Learning Technologies for Students


Digital revolution affects education too, changing the whole learning process in so many ways. The word “e-learning” doesn’t sound unfamiliar to many of us these days. Moreover, most of us associate it with not only technological progress but also with big opportunities.

How Does CourseArc Make Your LMS Even Better?


With CourseArc, you can make the learning count and keep your students coming back for more online courses with engaging, interactive, and accessible content.

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Make Sense of Modern Learning with Course Maps

InSync Training

Training Magazine Network Recap. Blended learning , a once sufficient term, no longer describes the responsibility of our training programs. No live formal learning event will stand alone ever again. And tacking on additional “homework” after the lesson ends doesn’t count as blended learning. Our modern learners and organizations expect more. How do we bring together all of the lessons, activities, and resources included in our modern learning instructional designs ?

LMS dot.com 3.0?

eLearning 24-7

300 million invested capital. Billion acquisition of HomeGrocer.com. Billion to Yahoo. 40,000 share of stock. Pets.com 300M, arrives in 98. Out in 2000. Webvan, went public with a valuation of 1.2B. After three years, they went bankrupt.

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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.

Leverage Virtual Classrooms For New-Age Learners


Most of the organizations have adopted virtual classroom facility to enable dispersed teams to attend training without the need to travel, developing flexible work arrangements with no barriers of time and distance. 3 Ways Innovations in Virtual Classrooms Help Fulfil Learners’ Needs.

Creating Captivate Courses from Multiple Merged Microlearning Modules

eLearning Brothers

E Pluribus Unum, the motto of the United States. We look at it practically every day as it is emblazoned across our currency, but do we actually know what it means? The literal translation of it is “Out of many, one”; or in other words, unifying many smaller parts into a greater whole.

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What 6 ELearning Business Owners Wish They Had Done Differently


There is a lot of stuff to take care of when you run an eLearning business. Mistakes here are inevitable but they are a part of the journey and even if we lose we don’t lose the lesson.