June, 2016

eLearning: Interactive vs. Engaging

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sally Cox    People love to talk about how they want their eLearning courses to be interactive, but to be really effective eLearning, it has to do more than just interact with the learner; it has to engage them. 

How To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization

Docebo

5 Tips To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization. Employees are the lifeblood of your organization, which is why it’s crucial to provide them with the online tools and resources they need to achieve success.

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Language Learning - an Exemplar of the 70:20:10 Approach?

Performance Learning Productivity

Humans are an incredibly inquisitive and extremely social species. The characteristics that helped us reach our dominant position on planet earth are intimately linked with our search for understanding and our social nature. These also drive our learning patterns.

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Exploring the capabilities of xAPI

Kineo

Haitham Gasim, the Kineo US Director of Technology has been on a quest to dig deeper into xAPI and thinking about how Kineo can implement xAPI in order to better serve our clients.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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Vary Sentence Structure in Voice Over Scripts

Experiencing eLearning

When you use voice over for elearning, do you want it to sound natural and flowing, or do you want it to sound stiff and didactic? A great voice over person can make a good script more engaging, and a great script sound fantastic.

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7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? Never been easier – if you use the right approach and technology. Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience.

BLP Wins 2nd Consecutive LTEN Excellence Award with Ventana Medical Systems

Bottom-Line Performance

For the second consecutive year, Bottom-Line Performance was named a winner in the LTEN Excellence Awards. This year’s win was in the Innovation category for product launch training created in partnership with Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. Ventana), a member of the Roche Group.

3 Simple ways to gamify your online learning

Docebo

3 Simple ideas for elearning gamification (without the gimmicks). Gamification can help you create a more engaging learning experience. But, make sure you don’t simply take a game and apply it to your learning.

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.

The future of entertainment

E-Learning Provocateur

In the space of a couple of weeks, I have previewed the future of entertainment twice. The first instance was at AFTRS in Sydney, where I attended a presentation of VR Noir: A Day Before The Night.

Microlearning

Ontuitive

We've all heard a lot about "microlearning." What is it, why is it, and does it work? Over the last few years we've seen a growing use of the term "microlearning."

How Does Watching Videos Improve Learner Engagement?

Origin Learning

A symbol or an icon that kicks in engagement and triggers excitement intrigues you enough to immediately rush to touch and see what unfolds before you. That is the sheer pleasure of engagement that video learning can bring among learners. The workforce profile is changing globally.

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Celebrating 50 eLearning Best Practices

eLearning Brothers

This article marks my fiftieth publication on the eLearning Brothers blog. I wouldn’t be a true training and development professional if I didn’t take the opportunity to reflect on what I’ve learned.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT JOHN BLACKMON (Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Trivantis Corporation). As Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis Corporation, John Blackmon is responsible for all aspects of development and strategy for the company’s eLearning products. Prior to joining Trivantis, John worked in a variety of industries, including Electronic Data Systems, IBM, and General Motors. At IBM, John was awarded a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems.

The art of building mental maps

Kineo

Why is it when someone reads your mobile number back to you, it sounds so unfamiliar? .

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Elearning Market Trends 2016: Learning tech falls short of market needs

Docebo

Brandon Hall Group’s Learning Technology Study reveals lack of social and mobile tools.

Kasy Young, from Be Your Best Foundation, shares her experience with Raptivity

Raptivity

Raptivity is all excited to showcase its third podcast from Kasy Young, President, Be Your Best Foundation. To begin with, Kasy has been with Raptivity from 2009 and throughout the podcast, she shares how Raptivity Games has helped her deliver exceptional learning outcomes.

National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

ID and E-Learning Links (6/26/2016)

Experiencing eLearning

How to Conduct a Lightning Fast Needs Assessment Clients Will Love. About 7 questions for needs assessment, starting with “What is the problem?” ” and digging deeper to uncover the root cause. tags: needsanalysis training performanceconsulting.

5 Things You Need to Know About Learner-Centred eLearning

eLearning Brothers

If you are considering rolling out an eLearning strategy within your company to help your staff to develop their skills then you want to be sure that the type of strategy you employ is going to give you the best results possible.

Learning to Work in a Time of Digital Disruption

The Peformance Improvement

What will the workplace be like in an age of disruption ? What will employees be doing and what will managers be doing when companies are going through digital transformation?

Piloting your e-Learning Course – A Beginner’s Guide

Allen Interactions

By Hannah Hunter , Instructional Writer. Did you know that the pilot episode of Star Trek included only one member of the Enterprise crew: Mr. Spock? And in that version, Spock had dark red skin and absorbed food through a plate in his stomach?

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Elearning platforms meeting PENS standard makes online training easier

Docebo

Having an LMS that meets the PENS standard is a one-click process, saving course authors time. Publishing course content to a learning management system ( LMS ) is often time consuming, causing frustration to course authors.

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Can VR make learning viral?

Origin Learning

Sensory, stimulating, and sticky – that’s how learners would want their learning to be. And, that is a demand that is influencing organizations – large, medium and small enterprises – to evaluate the latest trends, technologies, and tools that would make this a reality.

Promote eLearning Through a Network of Champions

eLearning Architect

The responsibility of promoting an eLearning program is often one of the last things to be considered and usually falls on the shoulders of one or two individuals.

How to Handle Feedback About Your eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

As creators of eLearning content, we often put our heart and soul into what we design. That makes receiving constructive feedback a difficult, if not painful, experience. But receiving feedback doesn’t have to be a negative exchange.

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.