January, 2017

Five Reasons to Apply for eLearning Awards

Web Courseworks

This managing eLearning blog’s mission is to inform managers about emerging topics and to impart advice concerning becoming a better leader and manager. As many of you know, I am a crossover corporate eLearning consultant and vendor. Over the last ten years I have concentrated on association, non-profit and healthcare related eLearning PD and performance improvement platforms.

The Top 5 Reasons to Use a Learning Management System (Small Business Edition)

Infopro Learning

Feroze Mistry started The Misty Tree Café a decade ago. With each passing year, his business expanded and today he is the proud owner of 20 cafes employing over 200 employees. Understandably, Mr Mistry’s training across his 20 cafes leaves room for improvement. Expanding the business created new challenges for Mr. Mistry, such as: Training new employees across different locations. Updating existing employees’ product knowledge. Keeping all employees up-to-date with the local compliance laws.

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How To Combine Text And Image In eLearning Design

The eLearning Coach

The way that you combine text and image (including shapes) in a slide affects the message you convey and the visual appeal of the material. Developing eLearning

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. I went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report. Note that the “trends” listed in this report were often reported by only 1% – 2% of the respondents, who numbered in the 300 range.

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5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

5 Tips for You to Reduce E-learning Development Time

CommLab India

A major concern in e-learning development is the time constraint. As the instructional designer, you are under pressure to create a course that meets the demands of the client, on time, while taking care to avoid glitches. Sounds like a tall order? It need not be if you follow these five tips for reducing e-learning development time. #1. Use Standard Templates. Using standard templates is a major time saver.

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The Planet Captivate Blog – Cognitive Load

Adobe Captivate

Welcome back, Cadets, and Happy New Year! In this post, I’d like to focus our attention on the theory side of things. In particular, a topic whose importance in the eLearning arena was really brought to my attention by a colleague of mine named Jim Garland. Jim, spending several years working in the eLearning industry, has helped open my eyes to countless considerations that differ from my background as a traditional secondary educator.

The Challenge of Learning and Development Outsourcing

Infopro Learning

What Do All of These Events Have in Common? The answer is they all are candidates for training opportunities. As such, if the training event is not conducted in-house, then it is outsourced to a third party organization to execute the training requirements. Increasingly, companies are outsourcing their training projects if it is not part of their core competencies as the following chart depicts: It’s clear that outsourcing training projects are a way of life.

My eLearning Hopes for 2017

Allen Interactions

By Michael Allen , Chairman & CEO, Allen Interactions. Years seem so short as I’ve reached, um, maturity. And each year is shorter than the previous one. As the years fly by, I always wonder about the accomplishments of each previous year and how the coming year might contrast with it. Michael Allen e-Learning Blogs

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Our 2016 hype curve was a big hit, so we’re doing it again this year. Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 1

Learnnovators

The post COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 1 appeared first on Learnnovators.

eLearning Trends: Outlook for 2017 Puts a Focus on Accessibility, Analytics and Adaptability

Content Raven

According to IBIS Capital, the outlook for eLearning in 2017 is bright. The firm reports that the global eLearning market will grow to $255 billion in 2017. What will fuel this growth? A surging interest by global executives to focus training on the critical skill sets that their employees require will lead to more advanced execution of eLearning programs.

9 Terms That Create the Language of Modern Blended Learning

InSync Training

The time has finally come to take the ‘e’ out of eLearning. Pause for applause.). Words matter -- especially when trying to communicate new ideas and teach new concepts. Terms like microlearning, virtual classrooms, and mobile learning no longer resonate with our learners. In this modern learning landscape, the old training language just doesn’t work anymore.

How to Develop Character Illustrations in Role-Play Scenarios

Infopro Learning

Proposal Submissions! Prototypes! High Impact! World Class! Deadlines! Illustrations! Engaging Characters!… … I’m sure you have been handed a similar brief for a task. Though the brief might not necessarily come in that order, some just start with the deadline! We often find ourselves in situations where things get complex with little time and much to deliver.

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Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

The Surge of Corporate Training Videos: 6 Styles to Engage Your Learners

Dashe & Thomson

During our annual development team retrospective, we realized that video has begun to comprise an increasingly larger share of our project portfolio. The growing demand for video is exhilarating for us as a learning development team; it’s an indicator that clients are grasping the value of blended learning.

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The Big Idea: Unlearning

Upside Learning

Unlearning is one of those new(ish) terms that are becoming very popular. It isn’t as much about forgetting what you know, as stepping back from it to be able to see it differently. Basically “unlearning” refers to learning what you may already know, in order to understand it better and from a different perspective. Nobody […]. eLearning Big ideas Cognitive biases Learning trend Unlearning Webs of Knowledge

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Learning in the Modern Workplace is much MORE than courses and resources

Jane Hart

Individuals learn in many ways for and at work; training or e-learning is only part of the picture as I show in the diagram below. Modern Professional Learning (as I call it) happens in many different ways – both inside and outside the organisation. It is partly organised by L&D, partly organised by a manager and partly self-organised. In the modern workplace L&D now has a tripartite role – not just organising thing s for people to learn from (e.g.

5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable

TOPYX LMS

Online learning is valuable – this statement is practically inarguable. Over the past couple of decades, online learning has slowly but surely crept into nearly every type of company, organization, educational institution, nonprofit, multinational, association, and healthcare establishment. The answer is simple: online learning, or eLearning, is both incredibly convenient and highly effective for adult learners. Because of this, it has become a go-to delivery system for corporate training.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

Blended Learning – Different Strategies That Work For Varying Learner Needs

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For all L&D managers in the corporate world, delivering successful training within available time and resources is a continuing challenge. Presenting information to learning in the right way can be the key to achieving learning outcomes. And since a lot of moneys and time is invested into creating impactful training, there is a definite trend of developing higher levels of interest in how learners want to learn, in addition to what they need to.

7 Ways Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps

Infopro Learning

Do you want to improve workplace productivity? Do your employees have the skills they need to tackle tasks and increase profits? In this article, I’ll explore 7 ways that online training can help you fill performance gaps in your organization. How Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps. Performance gaps are the thorn in your company’s side. They hinder workplace productivity, put a wrench in task mastery, and hinder employee development.

Redefining Instructional Design for Modern Blended Learning

InSync Training

As the world evolves around us, the scope of modern blended learning shifts constantly. Within that shift, how do we define modern instructional design? We know that our work is impacted by evolutions in learning theories, technologies, and the way humans have adapted to new technologies. In all of this change, one key thing remains co nstant -- we design to meet the needs of our learners in their moments of learning need. Blended learning Instructional Design 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

2017 ELearning & Training Conferences

LearnDash

It is a new year and that means there are some new elearning and training conferences you should mark on your calendars! Every year there are hundreds of conferences nationwide in the United States dedicated to the elearning industry. They provide professionals and businesses alike an opportunity to network and learn. There is something for everyone at these events. You can find instructional design theory being discussed , new tech tools, technology trends, live-training tips, and so much more.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery

CourseArc

Like any other product or service, online course design and development must be subjected to quality control (QC) standards to ensure that its users’ needs are truly being met. But like other design-driven products, in which subjectivity plays a key role in a course’s development and execution, the quality of eLearning products can sometimes be difficult to evaluate objectively.

Want to Get Your Employees Participating in Online Learning? Here’s How.

TOPYX LMS

To say that eLearning is important to the corporate world is a massive understatement. It would be more accurate to claim that eLearning, or online learning, is absolutely indispensable to all kinds of companies and organizations. There are countless reasons for this. The primary reason, as research is showing us, is that eLearning saves money. “e-Learning

YouTube And Learning: The Future Of Self-paced As Well As Classroom Learning

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Technology and learning has become closer in the last few years. With the development of modern Internet, corporate sector has completely changed its face – including the way business is conducted, how employees engage with people and how they learn. Video lessons are being utilized for training within the corporate sector – in classroom lectures, institutional promos, bulletins as well as newsletters.

Three BIG eLearning Trends for 2017

Upside Learning

It’s that time of the year again. Time to take stock of the year that was and look into the crystal ball to figure out what lies ahead. We’ve written about eLearning trends in the past as well – here’s what we wrote in 2010. Some of the predictions we made way back then are […]. eLearning 2017 eLearning Trends eLearning trends eLearning Trends for 2017 Latest e-Learning Trends Trends in Elearning 2017

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The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.