November, 2019

6 Reasons Why Online Course Creators Should Use Digital Badges

Client Engagement Academy

Before I dive into the six reasons you should be using digital badges for your online course, let’s take a crash course on WHAT a digital badge is. At its most fundamental level, a digital badge is the new digital education currency. On a literal level, a digital badge is the new diploma.

Don’t Design Training Content like a Food Blogger!

InSync Training

This weekend, I purchased something new at a local farmers market: delicata squash. It came highly recommended as an easy winter squash to prepare, with a nice light taste. As I was getting ready to cook it, I had a couple of quick questions. At what temperature should it bake, and for how long?

The 702010 Learning (Department) Model

The Simple Shift

I’ve always felt L&D as a department was kind of forced into that space since that’s how traditional organizational design works; skills, tasks, departments, etc. But unlike Accounting or Marketing, “learning” doesn’t play nice with ROI. We have also come to accept that “learning” doesn’t come in one flavor, i.e. training. Most, however, subscribe to […].

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Let’s Stop Asking These 3 Questions About eLearning

Tim Slade

As I’ve been working within the eLearning industry over the last 10 years or so, I’ve realized there are some questions about eLearning we should stop asking. And I’m serious! We should take them out back and bury them never to be found again!

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

How to Fight the Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

ej4 eLearning

Have you ever binged a new show on Netflix but when you discuss it with your coworkers, you don’t remember some of the plot points? Or gone to a party where you met a group of people and could not remember their names an hour later?

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Branch and Bottleneck Scenario Structure

Experiencing eLearning

One of the challenges of branching scenarios is that you can generate so many options and paths that it quickly becomes unwieldy. A branch and bottleneck scenario structure is one strategy for keeping the complexity manageable. Branch and Bottleneck.

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7 Creative Ways to Boost Your Corporate Learning Strategy

Your Training Edge

The past few years have seen an increase in the trend to improve one’s skillset. There is pressure on companies to give worthy training to their employees to keep them on-board.

4 Reasons Non-Profits Should Develop Online Volunteer Training

LearnDash

Attracting volunteers is not enough. Here’s how to train them to be effective. Any non-profit that has experience working with volunteers knows that one of the greatest challenges facing them on a regular basis lies in training volunteers to do useful work.

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What Are The Benefits of Drafting an eLearning Storyboard?

Tim Slade

When you’re in the early stages of designing and developing an eLearning course, you may wonder whether or not you should spend the time drafting an eLearning storyboard.

Think Outside of the Box: Tips and Best Practices for Content Distribution

You invest a lot of energy creating courses, and you didn’t spend all of your time creating content just to let it sit on the shelf. This eBook covers the various ways to get your content in front of learners, track utilization, and drive revenue.

A helicopter view on our changing learning landscape

Challenge to Learn

Being the CEO of a company that revolves around learning technology I have to watch the trends in Learning & Development. I even have to predict what will be next. I need to be ahead of the game in order to steer my company in the right direction.

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The One-Year Countdown to an xAPI Profile Server

MakingBetter

On Wednesday, 20 November at 1pm EST, the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative will host a webinar on an xAPI Profile Publishing Tool & Server being developed for 2020. The post The One-Year Countdown to an xAPI Profile Server appeared first on MakingBetter. Experience API

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Finding a Good Fit in Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

When you’re looking for an instructional design role, it’s important to find a good “fit.” ” A good fit means doing work you find satisfying, in an organization or with clients that value your contributions. Generalist or specialist.

5 Benefits of Online Training

Your Training Edge

Given the current advancements in technology, a lot of people are moving towards the virtual world. For instance, imagine the number of friends that you have on social media platforms, and you will probably never meet. This is only an example of how crazy people are about the virtual world.

Leveraging Training to Go Beyond with Sales Enablement

Speaker: Matthew Hawk, VP of Instructional Design and Training Delivery, Synchrony

Whether you’re pitching a new training program, improving your onboarding process, or working to move a key metric, the trick is to optimize content creation and deployment for maximum results. In this webinar, Matthew Hawk, VP of Instructional Design & Training Delivery at Synchrony, will lay out a schematic for Sales Enablement, and demonstrate where training should fit in your overall strategy.

How to Use Micro Learning in Your Course

LearnDash

What is micro learning, and how can you use it to your advantage? If you’re like most online educators, you probably tend to think of course creating in terms of subject matter rather than delivery method.

3 Things We Learned About Engaging with a Global Workforce

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. How can learning leaders and other stakeholders better engage their workforce? Gaining emotional and professional buy-in from employees requires a structured approach focused on communication.

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How to Collect Your eLearning Content

Tim Slade

When you’re starting the design and development of an eLearning course, it’s usually a good idea to start with a storyboard. But first, before you can start writing a single word, you need to collect your eLearning content!

How to Create Mobile Learning Platforms With Ease

Docebo

As learning managers, you have the unenviable task of trying to please everyone. While other departments have just one team to look after, you have numerous – both inside and outside of the organization.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Mini-Scenarios for Assessment

Experiencing eLearning

Does scenario-based learning always have to involve complex branching or simulations? You can use one-question mini-scenarios to make your assessments more relevant and valuable. Mini-scenarios are fast and easy to build.

5 Amazing Digital Education Trends to keep an Eye on in 2020 and Beyond

Your Training Edge

“Online learning is not the next big thing; it is the new big thing.” ” J. Abernathy, Author. Did you know that the worldwide E-learning market is estimated to be worth $325 Billion by the year 2025?

Create a Course Outline in Just 3 Easy Steps

LearnDash

Bring method to the madness with your course outline. Have you ever found yourself with a fantastic idea for a new online course, but you don’t know where to start? No matter how brilliant your ideas are, transmitting those ideas from one person to another is incredibly difficult.

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It’s All Gravy: A Thanksgiving 'Thank You' from InSync Training

InSync Training

Here in the U.S., many on the global InSync Training team prepare to log-off for a day of feasting and reflection. And while celebrating Thanksgiving usually includes a turkey dinner and connecting with those who mean the most to us, we wanted to stop and remember the things we love about our work.

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View from the C-Suite: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

One of the secrets of the C-suite is that they are always dealing with scarcity. Money spent in one place cannot be spent in another. One hundred thousand dollars spent on learning will not be available to spend on marketing or hiring, or any one of several dozen other budget items. Join Miriam Taylor and Dr. Jerry Zandstra as they take a look at learning, training, and development from the C-suite perspective!

Microlearning For Improving Employee Performance: Is It Really Effective?

Gyrus

Global organizations have started using Microlearning For Employee Performance, engagement as it is found to be very effective e-learning methodology

In Summary: E-Learning Trends for 2020

Docebo

Can you believe it? Sweater weather is in full swing and 2020 is just around the corner. Although we’re all still mourning the loss of summer, many of us are starting to prepare our learning strategies for the year ahead. But where do we begin? What do we include?

Organizational Change Management Turns Disruption into Opportunity

Absorb LMS

Change is hard. That’s equally true for rapid growth, layoffs, restructuring or a merger. Key objectives of organizational change management include minimizing disruption, reducing stress and reinforcing a company’s values, culture and mission.

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20 Team Collaboration Tools For Remote Teams In 2020

Your Training Edge

Whether your team is fully remote or has a few key players who work virtually, having reliable, easy-to-use collaboration tools is essential to your success. However, a lot of tools marketed toward remote teams are all frills and no substance — or they simply aren’t intuitive.

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Go Beyond with Compliance Training

Speaker: Justin Muscolino, Head of Compliance Training North America, GRC Solutions

There are few words that will make corporate learners tune you out more quickly than "compliance” or “mandatory." Justin Muscolino, Head of North America Compliance Training for GRC Solutions, believes that compliance training can be engaging, interesting, and yes, sometimes fun - and he has the experience to back up that claim. Let’s be part of a push to remove this psychological block and do what’s best for our organizations. Who's in?