February, 2019

Learning Analytics Dimensions: Learning Experience Analysis

Watershed

As we completed our Learning Analytics Research Study , we found many reports that fell into the Learning Experience category.

Design Thinking and Instructional Design: Clearing Up Confusion

Bottom-Line Performance

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xAPI for Beginners

B Online Learning

The definition of learning in Google dictionary is “the acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience, or being taught.”. Even under the […]. The post xAPI for Beginners appeared first on B Online Learning. LMS / Learning Platform

4 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Transform E-Learning

LearnDash

How far has artificial intelligence come, and how soon will it reach online education? In May 1997, Deep Blue, an artificial intelligence developed by IBM, defeated world chess champion Garry Kasparov , marking a significant symbolic advance in computing technology. Deep Blue accomplished this feat using a brute force algorithm, which allowed it to calculate thousands of possible moves in a short period of time and choose the ones most likely to lead to victory.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How Microlearning Can Improve Your Training Program

Dashe & Thomson

In a quest for new approaches to training, we are often tempted to turn to the latest trend or technology, thinking one of them must be the golden ticket. One of these new approaches is microlearning, and it’s getting traction, and for good reason.

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How to Use Digital Badges for Your Online Courses

Client Engagement Academy

Digital badges are everywhere. Don’t believe me? Just check your favorite app. Let’s take LinkedIn. You’ve probably seen the gold “In” logo on someone’s profile to signal that they’re a “premium” user (you may even have one yourself).

Using Design Thinking to Craft Better Learning Solutions, Part 1

Bottom-Line Performance

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Three eLearning Design Challenges and Solutions

B Online Learning

There is no doubt that eLearning designers need strong problem-solving skills. In the early stages of any design project, we need to wear […]. The post Three eLearning Design Challenges and Solutions appeared first on B Online Learning. Articulate Design Development

Getting Into Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

Broadly, there are two different ways to move from another field into an instructional design career: the direct path and the indirect path. This is post #2 in a series about the instructional design. Read the first post, What does an instructional designer do? , for the introduction.

[Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Findings from Skilljar’s Benchmarks and Trends Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin will discuss learnings from their recent study, and share her insights on the state of Customer Education. They'll dig into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

Modern Learning, How Do We Love Thee?

InSync Training

Let us count the ways! Valentine’s Day encourages us to fill our hearts with love and our bellies with chocolates. Not a team to ignore tradition, InSync, hit by cupid’s arrow, considered all the reasons we adore the modern blended classroom.

5 Traits of the Best Learning Organizations + How To Get Them

Docebo

Becoming a learning organization in the digital age.

A Guide to Effective IT Management and Training

Your Training Edge

Management is a lot different than being an IT tech, so the learning curve can seem a bit steep. Management requires a unique set of skills, and delegation and training are a big part of that set. Luckily there are plenty of tools and strategies you can employ to lead your team effectively.

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Shift from Flash to HTML5: How it can yield immense paybacks

Upside Learning

It’s official that Flash will be making an exit in 2020. On first thoughts, that may seem like a long time. But you may be surprised to know that it is actually not! So, it’s about time that you begin work on the switching process from Flash to HTML5, if you haven’t started already. Since […]. Upside Learning

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

How to Review eLearning Courses

B Online Learning

When it comes to developing eLearning courses, there are many things that can go wrong. Okay, so that isn’t the most positive start […]. The post How to Review eLearning Courses appeared first on B Online Learning. Articulate Development

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Are You a Training Department of One?

ej4 eLearning

Or two, three, or four? How can you possibly create 100% of the training you need for all of your employees? Whether you have 30 employees or 300, one person can’t do it all. You can check the box and handle the training to keep your company from being sued.

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Fish & Chips Economics

Clark Quinn

A colleague, after hearing my take on economics, suggested I should tell this story. It’s a bit light-hearted, but it does make a point. And I’ve expanded it here for the purposes of reading versus listening.

A 5-Point Plan for Using Quizzes to Improve Student Success

Client Engagement Academy

Ask anyone what their least favorite part of school was and I guarantee you’ll get this answer: tests. Test’s lack of favorability amongst students may be the reason why you’re tempted to ditch them all together in your online course—but don’t be fooled!

The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

3 Ways LMS Training Programs Reduce Turnover for Retail Companies

TOPYX LMS

Retail companies experienced a 65 percent turnover rate among hourly employees in 2018, according to Daily Pay. 1 Retail distribution positions and corporate positions also had significant rates of turnover.

5 Essential Soft Skills to Improve Your Career Aspects

Your Training Edge

When it comes to succeeding professionally, a degree isn’t enough. Nor is the experience one gain over the years. Then, what is it that helps most people go on the top of their organization’s hierarchy? Well, they are the elusive soft skills.

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Motivation Revisited – Getting Learners to the Virtual Classroom is a Shared Responsibility

InSync Training

Designing and delivering an engaging learning experience is an effective way of keeping people in the virtual learning experience once they've started, but getting people to enroll and attend in the first place is a matter of motivation. Motivation is an entirely different animal than engagement, and as learning professionals, it's our responsibility to "set the stage" such that learners show up ready to engage.

So, What is eLearning?

ej4 eLearning

Don’t Let Different Meanings Confuse You. As CEO of ej4, I get to talk not only to many industry experts but also to clients and prospects as well. So do my sales and marketing teams. One thing we’ve discovered: People use the term “eLearning” differently. Training & Development

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

Getting brainstorming wrong

Clark Quinn

There’s a time when someone takes a result, doesn’t put it into context, and leads you to bad information. And we have to call it out. In this case, someone opined about a common misconception in regards to brainstorming.

4 Types of Entrepreneurs Who Should Start an Online Course

Client Engagement Academy

Knowledge is more accessible than ever thanks to online learning. In addition to giving millions of people around the world access to industry insight, the online course market has also given entrepreneurs the opportunity to get paid for sharing their knowledge.

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5 Features of Enterprise Learning Management Systems that Reduce Administration

TOPYX LMS

Enterprise learning management systems (LMS) are designed to provide business benefits that improve performance –reducing costs, improving efficiency, and increasing learner engagement. Learning Management System Employee Training LMS Features

How to Prepare to Scale Your Online Course

LearnDash

Ready to expand your course to a broader audience? Here’s how to prepare for growth. Ever wonder if success can be too much of a good thing? There’s a perverse irony in online learning in that sometimes the better you do, the faster you fail.

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Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.