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.

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.

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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How one pharmaceutical company fixed its outdated training program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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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

Kineo

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.

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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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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7 CHARACTERISTICS OF A DIGITAL MINDSET

Learnnovators

The post 7 CHARACTERISTICS OF A DIGITAL MINDSET appeared first on Learnnovators.

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.

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.

The Lonely Instructional Designer

Allen Interactions

B y L inda R en ing , PhD, I nstructional Designer. From time to time, all of us as Instructional Designers have experienced what we do as an “austere and lonely office,” to borrow the words of poet, Robert Hayden.

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.

My view on the difficult situation in Ukraine

Challenge to Learn

The past week I have visited the Easygenerator team in Ukraine. My first visit to Ukraine was in 2010 and I since then I have visited Ukraine two or three times per year. A lot has happened in that period; here is my view on the current situation in Ukraine.

3 ways Custom Elearning can Improve Retail Sales Training

Learnkit

In today’s retail marketplace, the most successful sales representatives are educators. Their sales skills are built around a deep knowledge of product and service offerings.

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What Are Yours? Top Ten Cognitive Biases in Learning

Dashe & Thomson

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.