April, 2018

7 Deadly Myths of Microlearning

Learning Rebels

Why are these particular microlearning myths deadly? As you all know, I’ve been around this microlearning block a time or two. Here is a post I wrote on Microlearning being the “IT” buzzword.

Why You Need a Learning Journey Map

Bottom-Line Performance

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The Dawn of the Robot Coach

CLO Magazine

In 2017, Slice, a New York tech company that builds software solutions for independent pizzerias, had a management problem. The company’s tech staff is based in Macedonia, where high unemployment rates mean most of their new hires have never held a formal job prior to Slice. “We

Psychologically-Based Principles for Effective eLearning

Allen Interactions

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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.

Production values: do they really matter?

Clive on Learning

In any project that involves the design and development of learning content, there are competing priorities which can be hard to reconcile.

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5 Tips to Increase Motivation in E-Learning

JoomlaLMS

Student motivation has always been a tough challenge for teachers. But research has shown that there are a few “standards” that remain pretty constant. Blog articles

Embracing Continuous Learning Engagement Through Adaptive, Discovery & Pull Learning Approaches

G-Cube

With ever-evolving technological developments and innovations at workplace, businesses are becoming more efficient. Continuous learning at the workplace has been a popular buzz in today’s digital scenario.

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Learning Data: The real definition and how you can prove business impact

Axonify

What is learning data? Let’s define it as “data used to measure and improve the impact of training.” Based on that definition, what learning data are you currently using? If you’re like most learning organizations, you’re currently tracking metrics such as: Online course completions. Class attendance. Test scores. Seat times. Survey feedback. Is this data sufficient to meet our definition? Well…let’s have a look. Does this data show that people learned from your training?

Using Chatbots in eLearning

Origin Learning

Techopedia defines a chatbot as – ‘ An artificial intelligence (AI) program that simulates interactive human conversation by using key pre-calculated user phrases and auditory or text-based signals.’. Chatbots are all the rage now.

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.

5 tips to improve your e-learning

Your Training Edge

As E-Learning became one of the most effective methods of learning, so you must know the ways of using this method for better education. E-Learning is a kind of procedure where you can produce huge materials to explore the subject.

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Setting the Standard for eLearning Assessments

eLearning Brothers

Previously, we discussed how authentic assessments can be used to continuously improve the quality of eLearning experiences. Another key to the continuous improvement of your eLearning experience is the integration of quality assessment standards into the instructional design process.

Are VR and AR Ready for Primetime in L&D?

Bottom-Line Performance

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70:20:10: Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. It appears that the work of a learning professional is never done. In order to establish an effective learning program, there must be a great consideration for the future needs of the day to day business, and the workforce themselves.

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.

Making Virtual Learning Stick with Activity Debriefs

InSync Training

We’ve been using virtual classroom technologies for close to 20 years now. Unfortunately, we are still holding on to a content model that insists the most important outcome is getting through all of the slides. This webinar approach to content delivery is perhaps the most ineffective way to get information out to the world. Few of us have the motivation or concentration to focus on 60 minutes of lecture.

Improving Employee Engagement with Effective eLearning Solutions

Origin Learning

Learning is not a one-time event or a periodic luxury. Great leaders in great companies recognize that the ability to constantly learn, innovate, and improve is vital to their success. – Amy Edmondson. As an employee what defines happiness for you at the workplace?

The Role of Gamification in Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

Gamification has far-flung effects on the corporate learning. Though, it is comparatively anonymous term but has penetrated in all types of industries and businesses. In this post, I am going to share the role of gamification in corporate learning.

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Without major mistakes: Set course goal and learning objectives using ABCD model.

Geenio

Initiating any activity without a goal or set of objectives is equal to wandering in darkness. You may feel you are doing it right. However, in practice, just feelings themselves can lead you wrong.

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.

If you want social learning - go social media

Kineo

We’ve been using what we call the ‘learner power continuum’ to frame our thinking about social learning in the workplace. And one of the best things about it is how much it encourages you to think inside and outside the box. For example, if we’re talking about social learning - learning socially - then what’s to stop us using existing social media to launch and deliver that experience?

Building Responsive Performance-Oriented Solutions

G-Cube

Surveys reveal that 93% of organizations want to integrate learning and work. 95% want to respond faster to the speed of business. Still a vast majority of organizations invest in formal trainings when the need of the hour is learning in the workflow.

Building Modern Independent Lifelong Learners

Jane Hart

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users

LearnDash

Can LearnDash and WordPress support a large number of learners? The answer is a resounding “Yes” In this case study you will be introduced to Anthony Balduzzi, founder of the Fit Father project. His learning program boasts over 10,000 active users going through his training program.

Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

Create Beautiful Custom Dropdown Menus With jQuery—Storyline Edition

eLearning Brothers

I am sure one day soon Articulate will push an update that empowers us with dropdown (select) menus. But in the meantime, if you are like me you have probably avoided building them—it takes so many layers and triggers. But sometimes it really just makes sense to use a dropdown menu!

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L&D challenge survey: the outcome

Challenge to Learn

259 L&D professionals took part in my L&D survey. In this blog post, you will find a link to the full survey results, along with my initial impressions. Click here to access the full survey findings. Practically every challenge on the list struck a chord with the respondents.

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Why Visual Engagement (co-browsing, annotations and video chat) is Essential in Education

JoomlaLMS

Visual engagement in education refers to engagement of students using visual aids. There are a number of visual aids available for teachers including pictures, models, slides, videos, maps, and real objects.

Meeting The Training Challenges For BFSI Sector Through Pre-learning & Co-learning Strategies

G-Cube

In today’s modern scenario, e-learning is at the verge of transforming the entire digital landscape for Banking & Finance sector.

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.

Employee Centred Learning & Development: A Model for the Modern Workplace

Jane Hart

The traditional, top down, command-and-control approach to workplace learning – which organizations have been using for more than 100 years – is just not up to the new world of work. What it requires is a new workplace learning model. Social learning

14 Badge Ideas to Engage and Motivate Learners

LearnDash

How to use badges to build habits, encourage socialization, and teach learners how to use your system. We’ve written before about how badges and gamification elements encourage learners to engage with a course. In fact, points and badges were one of the first feature updates to LearnDash, the result of high user demand. However, as popular as the feature may be, knowing how to use it in your course is another matter. Fortunately, top-notch examples for effective badge usage abound.

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Color Theory for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

We had a great webinar last week on designing visual hierarchy. Our senior designer, Stacey Wilhelmsen, touched on some elements of color while discussing visual hierarchy principles.

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