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?

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.

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.

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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4 Graphic Design Tips for eLearning Newbies

eLearning Brothers

As a graphic and visual designer by trade, I have had my hands on projects in many fields. As such, I’ve used and seen many techniques for creating final design deliverables.

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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.

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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Six ingredients for the successful virtual classroom

Clive on Learning

Imagine you’ve just run your first virtual classroom session. You get home and decide to play through the recording of your session. You want to learn everything you can from the experience.

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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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The 3 Levels of Adaptive Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

The current buzz around adaptive learning is fueled by our collective fascination with algorithms, big data, and machine learning. The idea of creating a totally personalized, totally relevant experience for our learners is quite seductive.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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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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

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.

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?

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.

The Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life

mLevel

The Top 10 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life. per the expert team of learning professionals at mLevel). This is a follow up to one of our most popular blog posts, The Top 10 Gamification Examples in Everyday Life.

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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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.

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?

70:20:10: Drive performance by enacting change in your learning culture

Docebo

Informal learning combined with formal training can boost employee engagement and retention. One of the biggest organizational L&D challenges is making sure employees are not only engaged with the learning content they’re being presented, but that they also retain it.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kal Hadi, COTP. When teaching my students how to publish Articulate Storyline projects during my beginner class , I often get the following question:   Student: “How do I publish my project as a video (MP4)?”.   Me: “You can’t.”.