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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Choosing the Right Technology for External Training

According to Talented Learning, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace. But of course, not all platforms are created equal. Before investing in an LMS, it’s important to understand which type of tool would be a good fit for your use case.

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.

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.

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.

Learning By Doing With Digital Guidance

With learning becoming a critical piece to success, it is imperative for enterprises to adopt an integrated learning approach that is aligned with employee expectations. Download the White Paper now to get started!

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.

[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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Building Modern Independent Lifelong Learners

Jane Hart

My decade of provocation

E-Learning Provocateur

On this day 10 years ago, I pressed the “Publish” button on my first ever blog post. It was a welcome message pitching my corner of the World Wide Web as “a forum to share my thoughts and ideas about everything e?learning,

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.

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.