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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3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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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.

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.

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.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

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.

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.

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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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

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.

Make a Splash: Promoting Your New LMS and Making a Great First Impression

Blue Sky eLearn

Your LMS is ready to launch. What’s next? Congratulations! You did it. You’ve finished the initial implementation of your LMS and are ready to go live. Now what? It’s time to announce your new learning platform and create some excitement while inviting your learners to check it out!

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How To Foster User Adoption In Your New Learning Management System?

Gyrus

How To Foster User Adoption In Your New Learning Management System? As you are planning to transition from your outdated Learning Management System (LMS) to your new LMS application it is important to keep in mind your users’ perception of the change. Successful implementations hinge on how well the user base accepts the new program and what is has to offer.

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.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

LMS: User Acceptance Testing

Your Training Edge

A portion of your audience should test any large-scale technical system before it is rolled out to the general population, whether it is an LMS or even a core of online courses.

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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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