March, 2018

The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. However, convincing the CEO that gamification works is a tougher challenge.

An Instructional Design Toolkit

Torrance Learning

We’re sharing some of our favorite instructional design techniques here in this toolkit to support new instructional designers or “old” ones who want to sharpen their saw (pun completely intended). Why a toolkit?

Why Virtual Reality Has a Bright Future in the eLearning World

Origin Learning

Since we are living in the era of technological revolution, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Virtual Reality (VR for short) has become the most popular buzzword in the eLearning domain. VR is described as the next big thing, especially in terms of online learning and corporate training.

Microlearning for Knowledge Retention

TLC Media Design

Do you consider yourself an instructional designer, developer, teacher, curriculum writer, coach? Whatever your title preference we all have the same goal, not to just write training material, but to have our learners be able to pull out and retain the information that we put in.

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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Decision Making Strategies

Your Training Edge

Leadership skills become second nature for many people. But one of the most difficult skills is decision making. There are always numerous factors to consider, impacts to predict, and, simply put, it’s difficult to please everyone from the highest levels.

Upcoming: 7/31 @ 11:30 CTeLearning Myth Busters

Web Courseworks

Date: 7/31 at 11:30 CT. Register Here. Our profession requires us to be practicing in alignment with what science tells us about learning and more. What we don’t need is to be continually in the sway of myths, superstitions, and misconceptions about how our brains think, work, and learn.

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What’s Old is New Again: Board Games & Card Games for Learning

Kapp Notes

There has been an exciting surge in board games and card games for learning. Recently, I wrote about that surge over on LinkedIn in an article titled Board Games and Card Games: Leading the Learning Game Field in 2018.

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Using Decreasing Attention Spans to your Advantage

Origin Learning

We have been constantly bombarded with data-driven reports and survey-results that mark the sharp dip in learner attention-spans. These reports also highlight the reduced attention span among learners in the corporate world.

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.

Features & Trends Driving The Scope Of Digital Learning At Workplace – Infographic

G-Cube

As more number of organizations are embracing the benefits of online training, the demand for dynamic content through e-learning is also increasing.

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Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

For many learning organizations, the term “AGILE” has become a hot topic.

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10 Astonishing Corporate Training Statistics and What You Can Learn From Each

Your Training Edge

The business world is changing at a rapid pace, therefore if you want to compete in today’s dynamic business environment, you will have to train your employees for it. This is where corporate training comes into play.

Let the Games Begin!

Learning Rebels

In the spirit of the Winter Olympics, “Let the Games Begin!” ” I have already christened 2018 as “The Year of Discovery” and I have written before as to what “Discovery” looks like in the wild.

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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.

LearnDash Highly Ranked in the LMS Industry

LearnDash

WordPress can be a viable learning management system, and LearnDash is helping to lead the way. Let’s travel back in time to 2012. March 2012 to be exact.

Better Feedback for Scenario-Based eLearning Presentation

Experiencing eLearning

If you weren’t able to attend my session at the Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando , you can still hear me speaking on this topic.

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Lessons from March Madness

ej4 eLearning

It’s that time of the year with March Madness office pools. Games are often on mute in the office so the boss doesn’t know how many people are watching the games.

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Why Training Fails…and What We Can Do About It

eLearning Brothers

Before becoming an instructional designer ten years ago, I was a teacher. As I reflect back on the education courses I took in graduate school, I think of a class that seemed odd at first, but then ended up being one of my favorites. It was called Change Strategies.

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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.

LMS: The Vendor Search

Your Training Edge

The process of finding an LMS vendor can be just as taxing as the whole LMS implementation process in general.

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A 10-Step Guide to Creating Your Own eLearning Course

JoomlaLMS

eLearning courses have rapidly become an increasingly popular form of online content. The Google search term alone now pings back nearly 16 million results. However, that doesn’t mean that everything is covered.

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How People Analytics Can Help Improve Learning Experiences

Origin Learning

‘People Analytics’ also known as ‘HR Analytics’ and ‘talent analytics’ is a term that is growing in popularity and being used regularly by L&D practitioners, HR teams, and senior project managers. So, what is people analytics?

The Art of Being a Female CEO

Lambda Solutions

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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.

Transforming the Digital Landscape with Interactive Mobile Learning Apps

G-Cube

The influence of technology on training organizational workforce has been huge for the past few years. Digitization has increased the scope of using personalized mobile apps to deliver customized learning experiences at the point of need.

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For Courses That Make a Difference: Remember Your CBAs

eLearning Brothers

I’ve been designing courses for a number of years now. When I think about the training that has been the most effective, it involved helping the client to “remember their CBAs.”. I could have gone with “ABCs,” but then the process would be backwards. Let’s avoid that. So, what are the CBAs?

LMS: Building the System

Your Training Edge

You can look at the build out of your learning management system as the point where “construction” begins. This phase usually occurs directly in line with the vendor and your agreed-upon project plan and timelines. But try to avoid leaving the entire build out in the hands of the vendor.

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How Do You Learn to Teach Online? Here are 9 Tips!

LearnDash

Tips to help online educators plan their first course. With online education a growing force on the market, more enterprising individuals than ever before are finding themselves inspired to launch an online course of their own. However, for many of these potential educators, the first hurdle is learning how to teach a course. If you’ve never taught a class before, there are some fundamentals you should be familiar with before you begin.

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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.

Driving Performance Guidance @ Point-of-Work

Living in Learning

If sustained workforce performance truly represents the universal brass ring, L&D…or some other corporate entity…must evolve tactically and adopt a performance mindset head downstream into the post-training environment where measurable outcomes and value are generated…or lost – Point-of-Work (PoW). Continuous Learning Digital Performance Support Discovery moment of need performance consulting point of work

How to Use Webinars to Promote Your eLearning Programs

Blue Sky eLearn

What kind of pricing should we use for our webinars? How can we monetize our webinars? These are two popular questions we receive from our clients. There is no right answer. Every client is different, every audience is different, every webinar is different.

How to Take a Learning Experience From Miserable to Memorable

Bottom-Line Performance

Imagine you own a travel business. You decide to specialize in trips to Europe. It’s up to you to define the itinerary and make all decisions regarding what a group will do. Now imagine two groups of travelers and two trip purposes. One trip is for educational purposes.