January, 2018

LIVE, ONLINE TRAINING TIP: Highlight Your Mouse Pointer

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.   During a recent Certified Online Traning Professional certification course , I was showing my screen and telling class attendees about a cool technique I use when I want to ensure learners can see my mouse pointer.

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Chatbots and Virtual Assistants in L&D: 4 Use Cases to Pilot in 2018

Bottom-Line Performance

Tech analysts predict that 2018 will be a big year for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in all its forms.

Workplace Learning Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

Here’s wishing all our readers – ‘A Happy New Year’. The beginning of a year is a great time to take stock of the year gone by and plan for the year ahead. In this blog post, we will have a quick glimpse of what we believe would be some of the key trends in workplace learning this year. AR and VR.

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Board Games and Card Games: Leading the Learning Game Field in 2018

Kapp Notes

If past is prologue, the learning game industry is set for a wild ride in 2018. One of the most interesting trends and developments across the gaming industry is the surge in the popularity of both board and card games.

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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.

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ELEARNING PRODUCTION: iOS 11 Makes Mobile Demos a Snap (or a Tap)

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP. Not so long ago we were tasked with creating an eLearning project that included a software demonstration of an iPhone mobile app. We experimented with several techniques for capturing the app including using a program that reflected the iPhone onto the computer. (To

E-Learning Trends For 2018: From Flux To Focus


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Infographic on Learning Experience Design Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

Design plays a major role in the success of an eLearning program. Design has evolved from functional buttons, synchronized audio and video, and assessments.

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Marketing Training to Your Employees: Building Excitement and Buzz

Association eLearning

Launching a new training program is a lot like launching a new product or service at your organization. Your marketing team knows that promotion begins well before a product or service launches. Building buzz gets people talking about the product.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

What You Need to Know About the New 508 Compliance Rules

eLearning Brothers

508 compliance—it’s the hottest topic in eLearning! Okay, that might be a stretch, but creating accessible learning is worth talking about, especially if you are employed by—or creating eLearning for—a federal agency.

Five Interactive Learning Trends That Could Be the Game Changer This Year


The learning technology adoption rate has been growing steadily over the last few years. Better, newer technologies and devices have come to the limelight, and people have welcomed them with an open mind. eLearning is also making a paradigm shift to keep up with this changing landscape.

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ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Integrating GoAnimate Animations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP. Our reader Linda Tromanhauser of ADP (Automatic Data Processing, Inc.) writes:  "We often use GoAnimate videos in eLearning.

Training Reinforcement: 7 Things You Need to Know

Knowledge Guru

Organizations expend constant effort to deliver information employees need to know for their jobs. And oftentimes, there’s a lot at stake. You depend on training to help your employees make more sales, provide better customer service, avoid regulatory issues, and make fewer mistakes.

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.

Implementation of AI into eLearning. Interview with Christopher Pappas


Every day we hear more and more about the impact that Artificial Intelligence gains in every sphere of our life. In order to discover how AI implementation is going to change the eLearning we decided to ask Christopher Pappas to share his views and find out what he thinks about it.

Choice is Key in Learning

Association eLearning

I was in Girl Scouts when I was younger. And I have clear memories of the merit badge book. Each badge required me to do something different to earn it. Looking back, that book offered a lot of choices. I could pick which badge I wanted to work on and choose the activities that sounded best to me.

Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

eLearning Brothers

. One of the biggest points of confusion I’ve seen evolve in recent years is how people use the word “responsive” when speaking about device-independent eLearning. How can it be that people can interpret one word so differently?

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How Gamified Learning Trains Professionals In The Cosmetics Industry


In today’s fast pacing world of fashion and lifestyle, leading brands are taking the charge and selling what customers demand the most. Celebrities embracing gorgeous hairstyles and chic hair colors give their look an extra edge.

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.

ADOBE ROBOHELP: Publish to SharePoint

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Willam Van Weelden, COTP. You can host output from Adobe RoboHelp on multiple hosting platforms. When your company uses SharePoint, you can even leverage the power of SharePoint to host your help.   Leveraging SharePoint has a major benefit: Access control.

5 Things to Do When the Solution Shouldn’t Have Been Training

Allen Interactions

Let’s be honest, shall we? If you’ve been in this industry more than eight weeks, you’ve probably been involved in a solution which possibly, maybe, (very, very probably) shouldn’t have been training. e-Learning Thought Leaders training

How to Brighten Your Corporate Training and Avoid It Become a Boring Training

Your Training Edge

The principal target of every such studying session is to improve professional skills of employees, which consequently boosts productiveness of organization as a whole. Every head is well aware of it.

Translation Guide for Instructional Designers and SMEs

Association eLearning

You’re working on a new project. There isn’t a lot of time left and you need answers to your questions soon. So, you type up an email and send it to the SME. Two days go by and you don’t get a reply. On the third day, you send another email asking for help.

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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.

You Implemented a Learning Management System. Now What?

Web Courseworks

Guest post by Risë Birnbaum from ZCOMM , a marketing agency with over 27 years of experience. Associations strive to provide value to existing members and offer benefits that attract new ones. Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are a critical part of this value proposition.

Elearning Trends for 2018

Experiencing eLearning

At the end of last year, Bryan Jones from eLearningArt reached out to me for my predictions on the top 3 eLearning trends for 2018. He then took the responses from me and 56 other experts and put together a summary video of the top trends here and an article of the top eLearning trends here.

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Top Digital Learning Trends To Watch Out In 2018


Take Your Pick from the Top Digital Learning Trends of 2018. Driven by workforce demands, improved learner engagement and reduced training costs, e-learning has moved front and center for learning & development organizations.

49 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Joomla (Infographic)


Why is Joolmla! so popular? Here are some interesting facts that you have never thought about! Blog articles

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2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

2017 in Review: Thinkzoom Learning Management System Updates

ej4 eLearning

2017 was a year of growth and innovation for ej4. To get a better look at what drove change in the past year, we sat down with ej4's Chief Technology Officer, Tom Lynch, to take a look back at the learning mangement system updates made to Thinkzoom in 2017.

Personal Progress Tracker Update

Association eLearning

Last year I wrote a post about how to make a personal progress tracker. I’ve made some changes to my own progress tracker since then and thought I’d share them. After a few months using the old way I started to get frustrated with it. My progress tracker made it look like I had a lot of lazy weeks.

How to Write a Resume with an AI Assistant?

The Peformance Improvement

The hiring industry is continually evolving. If we compare the scenarios of the past to the present, we can find an increase in competition in the overall industry. Nearly 250 resumes are attracted on an average by any job opening.