December, 2017

4 Exciting Recruiting Trends In 2018 [Infographic]

Jane Hart

In terms of recruiting trends, 2017 was the year of AI and automation technologies , unconscious bias and workplace diversity, and candidate experience in recruiting. With the continually improving economy and unemployment at a 16-year old low, what will the new year bring?

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

This is our most popular Managing eLearning post every year, and by now we know you want to see the hype curve first. Here it is: Our 2018 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle.

eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

Every year around this time, we discuss the eLearning trends for the next year. What’s hot? What’s not? What are we all going to be talking about next year? These are the eLearning trends for 2018. VR/AR. While VR and AR have been talked about in recent years, we think the excitement will grow.

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The Missing Metric: Why the Learning Industry Doesn’t Track ROI

mLevel

Why is ROI not a commonly used metric for success in learning? Over the past 4 years, I have come to know many learning professionals. I’ve met ones who specialize in content creation, instructional design, learning technology and general instruction. When I ask the question of how they measure the success of their programs, ROI (Return on Investment) are three letters that are not often heard.

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

Choosing Rapid Authoring Tools For An Engaging Mobile Content Delivery

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With digitization, the scope of using rapid authoring tools for mobile learning has exponentially increased to meet diverse needs.

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2018 Challenge: Become a Modern Professional Learner in 100 days

Jane Hart

The Challenge will start on 1 January and run until 10 April 2018. Social learning

Deep diving into strange worlds

E-Learning Provocateur

2017 was a whirlwind for me. I started a new job in a new sector, made loads of new friends there, learned heaps, and finished said job 10 months later before starting another one back in financial services. I haven’t had much of a chance to scratch myself!

2017 Year-End Review

Association eLearning

What a year it’s been! At Digitec Interactive we’ve been busy forming new partnerships, enhancing our technology, creating new solutions, and winning awards. We’re excited to see what the new year will bring. What new technologies will emerge in eLearning?

eLearning Lessons From the Road with Ethan Edwards

Allen Interactions

Ethan Edwards discusses eLearning Design from the Bronx High Bridge in New York. Instructional Design eLearning

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Attain Your Training Edge Through Training Simulations At Workplace

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Technological advancement has completely changed the facet of corporate training. For the past few years, organizations focus on using customized simulations through Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to improve training processes for large or small enterprises.

5 Blended-Learning Benefits for Corporate Trainers

ej4 eLearning

Blended learning has been a growing part of corporate training for a few years now. According to Training Magazine’s 2017 Training Industry Report , companies reported that around 34.7% of training hours were delivered with blended-learning techniques in the past year—up 2.7% from just two years ago.

MWL Newsletter No 44

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 10-16 December 2017. Social learning

Branching Scenario Prototype in Twine

Experiencing eLearning

I built this branching scenario in the open source tool Twine. This scenario is moderately complex, with a total of 17 pages (or passages in Twine terminology) and 8 different endings. The ideal path has 5 decisions to reach the best conclusion.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Interactive: What Does It Really Mean?

Association eLearning

Merriam-Webster ’s online dictionary defines “interactive” as, “involving the actions or input of a user.” When you stop to think about it, that’s not very clear. So, is eLearning with nothing but a next button interactive? The learner clicks something.

Substantial Writing for Training: Secrets to Great Learning Content

Your Training Edge

ELearning is on the rise, and it’s easy to see why. It provides an easy to access way of learning, whether you’re looking to learn a new skill or training up new staff. No matter what you’re doing, you’ll need written materials to complement that writing.

Striving For Excellence Through E-Learning Technology

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Undoubtedly, e-learning market is exponentially rising year-on-year. With digital revolution, the scope of technology-inclined learning techniques is increasing. The industry leaders believe that e-learning is the way ahead to train workforce on a continual basis.

Microvideo Strategies for Rockstars

eLearning Brothers

Chunking, bite-size, and micro: These are all terms you’ve seen in training magazines and blogs, but what does it mean to shorten the length of training content—specifically video?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

MWL Newsletter No 43

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 3-9 December 2017. Social learning

Managing to Learn, Learning to Manage in the Knowledge Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

Harness the power of employees’ minds! Although many companies pay lip service to the idea that employees are their most valuable asset, they remain stuck in a 20th century mindset in which employees are a liability.

Course Material: Tackling It Like a Pro

Association eLearning

A subject matter expert (SME) gives you hundreds of pages on a subject you know nothing about. So, how do you handle such a daunting task? Well, there are a few methods you can add to your design routine to aid you in creating an optimal course. First, you need to learn about the course material.

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7 helpful rules to gain better effect from training

Your Training Edge

Technology is undoubtedly transforming organizations in many different ways especially where its application is the mainstay of everything. E-commerce as evidenced by Capital Markets simulation programs, income management systems greatly illustrates this.

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How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

Microlearning – Relearn and Refresh Your Concepts for Improved Learning Experience

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Microlearning is a process of learning in small chunks to address different needs of learners. It is a way of teaching and delivering learning content in small and specific bursts. With changing pace of technology, people round the world are depending on microlearning to provide learning with ease.

3 Strategies for Infusing Cultural Authenticity in Your eLearning Experience

eLearning Brothers

These days it is not uncommon for companies to have global locations and a multicultural workforce.

Engaging Minds with Mystery

Allen Interactions

I magine – you are at a dimly-lit dinner party with four friends and an eccentric host. A flash of lighting briefly brightens the room, then all the lights go out. In the darkness, you hear a scuffle and a shout. When the lights return, the host is on the floor, not moving. All the guests remain seated in their chairs. Someone outside the room begins knocking frantically at the door…. CCAF Instructional Design Employee Training

4 Things That Will Determine the Success of Your eLearning Project

JoomlaLMS

eLearning offers enormous benefits to businesses regardless of their size: 46% of those who apply it are more likely to be the leader in their industry. 42% attribute their increase in revenue to online learning. 58% feel prepared to meet future demands thanks to eLearning.

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.