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.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

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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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.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

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.

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.

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.

The Biggest Education Technology Trends for 2019

Lambda Solutions

Every year, it seems like more and more media outlets are ready to announce the end of the traditional classroom — that desks and chalkboards will soon be discarded to make way for flipped classes, digital workspaces and social learning.

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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.

5 Components Every Successful Online Course Contains

Client Engagement Academy

Let’s say you’re teaching an online course on how to build a successful online business. Now, imagine your course attract hundreds of new customers, and you’re making thousands of dollars a month, WOW…that sound like a successful online course business, right?

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Building One Path in a Storyline Branching Scenario

Experiencing eLearning

When I write scenarios, I usually write the ideal path first. I find it’s easiest to have one complete path with the most correct answers, and then branch off from that later. When I build branching scenarios, I also prefer to build a single path first.

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3 Trends That Will Impact the 2019 Online Learning Platform Market

TOPYX LMS

The growth of the 2019 eLearning market will be incredible. It’s estimated that the market will grow at a 5 percent compound annual growth rate between now and 2024, at which point it will likely exceed $200 billion, according to Training Magazine.

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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?

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.

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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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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Moving to a New URL

Experiencing eLearning

I have migrated my blog to christytuckerlearning.com. I had been at christytucker.wordpress.com since 2006, but it’s time to move to my own site where I have more control. One change will be the permalink structure.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

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.

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. .

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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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?

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.