April, 2016

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Adobe Captivate Prime: The Fluidic Player

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sean Mullen. The Fluidic Player is the universal content playback experience for Captivate Prime and allows for a simple, unified playback experience, regardless of the type of content being played.

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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?

What Are Yours? Top Ten Cognitive Biases in Learning

Social Learning

Cognitive biases – or the tendency to think in certain ways that lead to systematic deviations from a standard rationality or good judgment – color almost every aspect of our daily lives. We all have them, whether we want to admit it or not.

10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning

Raptivity

One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. They take quite a few efforts towards achieving this goal.

[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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eLearning: Attention, Attention!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel        A few years ago I wrote about the  perfect playtime for an eLearning lesson (or module).

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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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.

Educate everyone

E-Learning Provocateur

My all-time favourite example of augmented reality has been reinvented. When I first saw BMW’s augmented reality glasses on YouTube over 8 years ago, I was excited. It heralded a new dawn in educational technology. A golden age in which learning & performance would be transformed.

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 Certificate is Obsolete

Web Courseworks

The Certificate is Obsolete: New Ways to Track PD, CE, and Certification. We’re now in the third month of my webinar series, Managing eLearning: Thought Leaders.

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How to Bring Data Sharing to Your eLearning Courses

eLearning Brothers

There is a good chance you may have never heard about Firebase. It’s a great service for web developers that began by focusing on instant data sharing across users and devices. Google bought it not too long ago and has expanded its services. What is instant data sharing?” I hear you ask.

Designing UX for eLearning? Skip the Cargo Cult

Bottom-Line Performance

When it comes to user experience (UX), most eLearning designers will tell you they can do better. The problem? They are not really UX/UI designers. They are instructional designers, eLearning specialists and trainers.

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.

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.

It’s Happening…

Tom Spiglanin

For some time now, a number of us in the Learning and Development (L&D) field have predicted and/or feared the obsolescence of our role in workplace learning. Formal training has never represented the preponderance of workplace learning, far surpassed by informal social learning and mentoring.

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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E-Learning Analytics: The ROI for Online Courses

Raptivity

Attention, instructional designers, content developers, and training managers! Do you ever wish you could have a periscope view of what the learner was paying attention to? You know if they passed or failed the exam, sometimes you know the exact score. But it's not enough feedback!

How Do You Stand Out as an eLearning Designer?

eLearning Brothers

Maybe you’ve been working as an eLearning designer for a decade, or maybe just for a year. Either way, you want to make sure you stand out from the crowd.

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.

Using Design to Increase Training Adoption: This Month on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Welcome back to our #BLPLearn blog series, where we offer a monthly look at design and technology as it pertains to learning and development. I’m your host, Jake Huhn—Senior Marketing Technologist at Bottom-Line Performance. What good is training if no one uses it?

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Why do searches on e-Learning terms drop dramatically?

Challenge to Learn

Searches on Google on some e-Learning related terms are dropping year by year: searches on Instructional design for example dropped by 80% since 2005. On SCORM the drop is 83%. Is this a decline in interest for e-Learning or is a signal for something else? Why is this happening?

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Protagonists Should Be Like Your Learners

Experiencing eLearning

When you write a story for learning, you need a few essential elements such as a protagonist (the main character), the protagonist’s goal, and the challenges the protagonist faces. The protagonist should be someone your learners identify with.

5 Tips for picking the best LMS (the first time)

Docebo

5 Tips for choosing the best Learning Management System (the first time).

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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.

INFOGRAPHIC: Heroic Journeys To High Performance

Learnnovators

What does 70:20:10 & continuous learning have to do with Sherlock Holmes, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Harry Potter and other heroic fictional characters? Possibly nothing… unless you believe this infographic. x—–x—–x—–x—–x.

Learning Management Systems: Why You Need One

eLearning Brothers

A Learning Management System (LMS) is a platform that enables the storage and delivery of learning content for the purpose of training and educating employees. The idea of choosing an LMS can be daunting.

Workforce Development That Works

mLevel

mLevel’s CEO, Dave Cutler, will be participating in a panel discussion at the ASU GSV Summit at 10am PDT on Tuesday, April 19th in the “Cortez Hill” room located at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA. Additional details are below.

7 Ways to Destroy Your Learning Culture

ej4 eLearning

No business wants to destroy its learning culture. Despite there being clear benefits to having a learning culture, many organizations give little-to-no thought on how to foster one, or even discuss why they would want to. So we asked ourselves: What would it look like if we wrote a tongue-in-cheek guide for businesses on [.]. The post 7 Ways to Destroy Your Learning Culture appeared first on. eLearning Training & Development bad learning cultures at work how to destroy your learning cultur

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.

Encourage Informal Learning with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

How did you learn the colloquialisms of the region in which you live? Did you take a structured, formal class, or did you learn the terms by hearing the language of others? 100 bucks says you learned to speak colloquially by hearing the speech of your family and friends and following suit.

From NextLearning 2016: Does the 70:20:10 learning model hold up in practice?

Docebo

From NextLearning 2016: Does social and informal learning work in the typical workplace?

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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.