January, 2019

Are you answering the question, “Did training work?”

Caveo Learning

This is part of our ongoing series, Interviews with Learning Leaders. Kevin M. Yates , Learning Technology Manager at McDonald's, uses his expertise to answer the question, “Did training work?” with facts, evidence, and data.

You Have the Power, Don’t Give it Away

Learning Rebels

What is power? Looking at the standard definition we see this: “ the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events “ However, the word, “power” often triggers negative emotions of a person or process leveraging against us.

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4 Lessons to Learn from Launching Your First Course

LearnDash

Experience is hard to come by. Your first online course is something you can only learn by doing. Are you prepared for your online educational debut? That’s a bit of a trick question. They answer is: you’re not, and you won’t be until you actually gain some experience.

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How Design Thinking for Educators Elevates Corporate Training

Dashe & Thomson

Why should Learning & Development professionals care about Design Thinking? In their book, Innovation by Design , Lockwood and Paske describe how organizations that adopt Design Thinking foster more meaningful innovation and custom experiences.

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

Employee-generated Learning is now mainstream

Challenge to Learn

The main takeaway for me looking back on 2018 is that our approach of Employee-generated Learning (EGL) is becoming more and more mainstream. Let me explain why this is the case.

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4 Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load in eLearning

Tim Slade

When designing and developing an eLearning course, it’s easy to stuff it with all of the required content and push it to your learners.

5 Sectors That Require Upskilling and Reskilling

Your Training Edge

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All That Glitters is Not Social Gold

The Simple Shift

What if everyone in your organization was regularly engaging on your ESN? And not just the ESN but also in a Chat platform too? You’d be pretty excited. And when I say “engaging” I mean more than a GIF here and a “like” there but real responses and content in text form, sentences written with […]. Culture leadership Social Business Social networks #OSD #OD #socialbusiness

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20 real-world examples of Augmented Reality

E-Learning Provocateur

The 2019 instalment of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week kicks off next month. For a couple of previous VR WOL Weeks I’ve collated lists of the examples that the participants unearthed – see 20 real-world examples of Virtual Reality and 25 more real-world examples of Virtual Reality.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Sharing Freely: Learning & Development Resolutions for 2019

Dashe & Thomson

Henry Kingman Instructional Designer. My resolution for 2019 as an instructional designer is to always go one step further. Whether I’m brainstorming solutions, designing meaningful interactions, or reviewing my content, I’m going to take one extra step to make sure I have the best version possible.

What does an instructional designer do?

Experiencing eLearning

This post was originally published on May 26, 2007. It has become by far my most popular post. Even after all these years, people are trying to answer this question. In the coming months, I plan to update a number of “classic” posts like this one.

3 New Year’s Resolutions for a Successful eLearning Career

Tim Slade

While the New Year’s is a great time to set some personal resolutions, it’s also a good idea to add some professional resolutions to your list.

5 Ways Informal Learning Gets Learners Engaged and Excited

Docebo

Informal learning encourages learning in the flow of work – here are 5 ways to help you make it happen. When was the last time you or someone at your company took part in an in-person, instructor-led L&D activity?

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.

POINT-of-WORK: Diversity of Disruption

Living in Learning

Our field of play has shifted closer to…if not converged directly into…Point-of-Work. This shift has disruption written all over it. Rules of engagement are being disrupted by increasing velocity of business demand and continuous change.

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What is the advantage of LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability)

JoomlaLMS

What is LTI. LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability) is a method for rich learning tools to integrate into each other.

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How Long Should Videos Be for E-Learning?

LearnDash

Videos are an essential aspect of online education. But how long is too long? And how short is too short? If your video strategy for creating course videos was to tape a lecture and throw it online, it’s unlikely many of your learners are staying till the end. If they are, they’re probably pausing it mid-stream and coming back to it later. Because a forty-five-minute lecture is more than what the average learner can process in one sitting. And no, it’s not because attention spans are shrinking.

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Going Global: The Winning Formula for Virtual Training and Blended Learning Success

InSync Training

A global training implementation is much more complex than a blended learning solution designed for one country or for one region.

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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.

Improve Customer Service Training with a Learning Management Software

TOPYX LMS

Companies are increasing their focus on the customer experience, and for good reason: happy customers are loyal customers. Thirty-five Customer Experience Statistics to Know for 2019¹ stated, “Customers no longer base their loyalty on price or product. Instead, they stay loyal with companies due to the experience they receive. If you cannot keep up with their increasing demands, your customers will leave you.”. Are your current customers loyal to your brand?

How To Create a Culture of Continuous Learning

Docebo

It’s now essential to promote and enable ongoing learning opportunities in your organization. What makes the greatest teams so successful? . In sport, and in business, it’s a desire to constantly be better. .

Learning objectives: Our frenemy

Making Change

“Never design anything without first writing the learning objectives.” ” We all know this. It’s a useful rule, but only when the objectives are useful. And there’s the problem — conventional learning objectives can work against us.

Market Your Online Course: A Step-by-Step Guide to Success

Client Engagement Academy

Wouldn’t be great if your online course could just itself?

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Translating Customer Education Success into Business Impact

Speaker: Skilljar

A strong customer education program can have a huge impact across the business - from increasing customer satisfaction scores, reducing support ticket volume, improving product adoption, to driving lead generation and renewals. Keeping this in mind, how do you choose which initiatives to prioritize?

Were My 2018 E-Learning Predictions Correct?

LearnDash

The year sure went by quickly, did e-learning evolve at the same pace? At the beginning of every year I take a moment to make three predictions in the e-learning industry. There are times where I am right, and others when I miss the mark. Either way, it’s fun to watch the evolution of e-learning! As 2018 has just ended it is time for me to have a look at my most recent predictions and give a self-assessment on how accurate I was now that 12 months are in the books.

Four Steps to Contextual Virtual Learning

InSync Training

Our learners face a chaotic, complex, and overloaded world. They can (and do) access information immediately when they need it, and often dread training because they see it as a distraction from their pressing responsibilities.

Diving into the Emerging Scope of Learning Games for Workplace Training at the Game Developer Conference 2018 – Part 1

G-Cube

One of the most promising things about technological changes is that it happens at a very fast pace. This is perhaps one of the primary reasons which contribute towards advancements in e-learning strategies and the way modern learners interact during the program.

The Evolution of Enterprise Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]

Docebo

See what the new generation of enterprise learning looks like in this infographic.

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.