April, 2016

10 Mobile Learning Terms that Every Instructional Designer Should Know

Allen Interactions

By Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas. Are you looking for a quick reference guide that can help you brush up on your mobile learning vocabulary before your next Learning and Design meeting?

Is your annual kickoff meeting killing your sales enablement program?

Docebo

Still counting on event-based training for sales enablement? There’s a better way. We know that a solid sales enablement strategy involves a delicate balance of the knowledge, skills, materials and process expertise necessary to win deals, faster.

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How Flexible is Your LMS at User Management?

Absorb LMS

One of the most import questions you will face when deploying an LMS is, “how do I organize my users?” ” The decisions you make here will impact things like Reporting and Admin Rights, as well as Content Management, Branding, and Enrollment Rules for learners.

3 Ways to “Spring Clean” eLearning Content

TOPYX LMS

Are you using LMS-based learning or utilizing any eLearning content? Probably. It’s safe to assume that individuals understand eLearning to simply be learning that is enabled and available online. That’s a simple definition.

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Why online learning is better than in-person learning

Learnkit

Making changes to education is no simple task. Deviations from traditional learning models are often met with resistance, while introducing new technologies or methods often rely on systemic change.

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LMS History and Current Trends

LearnDash

The elearning industry is constantly evolving, and at a quick pace too. Everything from the software we use to create elearning to the systems in place to deliver online training programs is shaped by emerging technologies. One of the cornerstones in elearning is the learning management system.

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How one pharmaceutical company fixed its outdated training program

Docebo

How one company leveraged its online training platform to build a pharmaceutical compliance training program.

4 LMS Features That Were Hot and Now Are Not

Absorb LMS

Make sure your team is buying an LMS for the year you’re in. Apart from a two-year stint selling tropical fish at a local pet shop when I was 16, my entire career has been in learning technology.

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How Can e-Learning Fit The Needs Of Small And Medium Businesses?

G-Cube

In the twenty first century, ours is knowledge-based economy. All industry leaders agree that the performance of an organization depends on how up-to-date the employees are on latest knowledge and skills.

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.

What I Learned from Dyslexia

Learningtogo

If I had been born a little bit later, I might actually be a neuroscientist instead of a learning consultant. But as Neil deGrasse Tyson has often pointed out , bright girls in the 1960s and 1970s were primarily encouraged to become nurses or teachers.

Motivated Learners Find A Way

Tom Spiglanin

Let me start by introducing my daughter, Arianna. She’s now seven, and she has cerebral palsy. She’s unable to sit upright or stand and is virtually nonverbal.

6 Popular Trends in ELearning

LearnDash

The elearning industry is constantly in flux. Some trends come and they stay with us while others are merely passing through. While it is hard to say which trends will stay and for how long, it is always interesting to take a look at what is “hot right now” in the field.

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3 easy ways media companies can improve the quality of training content

Docebo

3 easy ways publishing companies can improve the quality of their online training materials Even the best learning management system ( LMS ) is only as good as its content.

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

How Technology is Shaping the Future of Education

Learnkit

We are living in the digital age. Technology has done a fantastic job of taking daily tasks and making them more efficient. With technology we can do almost anything, instantly! Whether it’s an email, text message or e-course, technology let’s us do whatever, whenever.

Intra-Organization Learning: How E-Learning Can Help

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An organization usually consists of multiple verticals and groups, who work in close collaboration with each other. To work proactively, it is important for them to not only have a clear understanding of their own area of work, but of the work that other teams do as well.

Three Tenets for Writing Exceptional e-Learning Dialogue

Allen Interactions

By Erik Sabol, Senior Instructional Writer. You’re an expert on great dialogue. Seriously. Right now. No further training required. You’ve been practicing your entire life. You order coffee, make phone calls, and discuss Game of Thrones like a dialogue-writing prodigy.

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12 e-Learning trends that you need to know about

Challenge to Learn

I like to know what the trends are in e-Learning. I checked 20 posts on trends and selected the 12 trends that are mentioned most. Here they are, from large (most mentioned) to small (least mentioned). Gamification. Gamification is the most mentioned trend.

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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.

Where ELearning is Headed

LearnDash

In a recent interview I was asked where I think the elearning industry is headed in the years to come. While I would never claim to be all knowing about the movements in the elearning industry, I do have an eye for spotting trends over time. Now, the elearning industry is pretty massive.

Myth #5: Social and workplace learning are the same as 70:20:10

Docebo

Are you embracing experiential learning for 70:20:10, or just adding learning to work?

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7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order.

Corporate Knowledge Sharing: Blog Design Tips To Make It Look Good As Well As Help Readers Learn

G-Cube

To encourage the culture of learning and sharing, most modern organizations create blogs which not only showcase latest achievements of the organization but also become the hotbed for collaborative discussions and learning.

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.

Personal branding: it’s all about you! 5 tips from a marketing professional

Kineo

12 e-Learning trends that you need to know about

Challenge to Learn

I like to know what the trends are in e-Learning. I checked 20 posts on trends and selected the 12 trends that are mentioned most. Here they are, from large (most mentioned) to small (least mentioned). Gamification. Gamification is the most mentioned trend.

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The Ultimate LearnDash Toolkit!

LearnDash

Today we are pleased to let you know about an add-on that has been created to save you time and effort when setting up your online courses. Truly, this really is the ultimate LearnDash toolkit!

Why media professionals need a LMS system for multi-channel learning

Docebo

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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.