Sat.Mar 04, 2017 - Fri.Mar 10, 2017

Don't Bog Down Your Learners' Cognitive Load

InSync Training

When designing learning for virtual classrooms or a blended learning program, one of your primary missions is to capture and maintain the attention of your learners. This can be challenging in a space that is still new to many learners.

MadCap Flare: Plenty of Style

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Neil Perlin. MadCap Flare  has some of the most powerful style features in the online authoring world. However,  However, working with styles can seem confusing due to some seemingly odd behavior. 

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A Brilliant PowerPoint Tip for Enhanced Custom Graphics

eLearning Brothers

Those of you who are familiar with PowerPoint know that it can support and allow for the creation of some amazing graphical content. The only draw back is that you don’t have complete control over every aspect of the graphic as compared to software programs such as Adobe Illustrator.

How Sharon Boller and Karl Kapp’s Learning Game Design Process Works

Knowledge Guru

Last week we announced Sharon Boller and Dr. Karl Kapp’s new book on learning game design on the BLP blog. It’s called “Play to Learn: Everything You Need to Know About Designing Effective Learning Games.”

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.

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4 Best Practices for Keeping an Organized eLearning Video Library

ej4 eLearning

It’s March! Winter is almost over and it’s time for Spring cleaning. I’m not talking about your closet; I’m talking about your video library. When was the last time you reviewed what was in there? When I looked in my closet this weekend, I was overwhelmed. I saw items I no longer wear.

INFOGRAPHIC: WORK IS LEARNING

Learnnovators

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Future technologies: What lies ahead

Learning with e's

In January I presented a session on 'What's hot and what's not in learning and development' for Learning Technologies in London.

Mobile Accessibility Guidelines

Upside Learning

Variety and affordability have made mobile devices ubiquitous. But as with any other form of popular technology adoption, it’s important to see if the adoption has been as wide as it is deep. As designers of mobile applications, it is important that we keep our designs accessible to individuals with disabilities as well keeping in […]. eLearning Mobile Accessibility Mobile Accessibility Guidelines Mobile Accessibility Standards Top 10 Mobile Accessibility Guidelines

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

A ‘Field of Dreams’ Industry

Clark Quinn

In the movie, Field of Dreams, the character played by Kevin Costner is told “If you build it, they will come.”

3 Visions for the Future of EdTech

InSync Training

Can we possibly know what the future holds? I don’t think we can, but we can certainly look to the horizon and consider what may be coming. We can use data, history, and recent trends to guide our forecasts.

Being Human in an Automated Workplace

The Peformance Improvement

Agility, adaptiveness, flexibility, creativity, innovation, critical thinking, collaboration, cooperation, communication, teamwork, risk-taking, networking, compassion, empathy, inclusiveness, knowing how to learn…these are the abilities needed by people in the automated workplace.

3 Things to Include in Any Workplace Violence eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2014 that 15,980 people had experienced traumas related to workplace violence, and of the 4,679 workplace deaths that same year, about 12% were the result of homicide.

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.

Work-life balance? Trends in L&D delivery

Kineo

If you blinked you’d have missed them, but we really are over two months into the new year. Learning Technologies 2017 is behind us and we’ve already seen countless lists of trends in L&D. But do they have any basis in fact?

Kickstart a Video Campaign with this Simple Process

Web Courseworks

I know you’ve heard it, “Video is the next big thing” and “Video converts”… Marketers hear this all day long, and it’s true. Videos are a great way to reach your audience and resonate on a personal level.

How to Modernize Manager Development

CLO Magazine

There’s a motto that stretches from political to organizational life: “The middle makes it happen.” Your organization’s middle managers are no exception.

In the Flesh! New Medical Stock Images

eLearning Brothers

We at eLearning Brothers are proud to announce that we’ve recently made 115 new additions to our medical image library. These images take a detailed look at the internal structure of the organs in the thoracic, abdominal, and pelvic regions.

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.

4 Common Mistakes Of New Gamification Designers

ATD Learning Technologies

The term gamification is often misunderstood. Gamification is not about designing a game, nor is it simply adding points, badges, and leaderboards to your program.

How Big Data is Changing Corporate Learning for the Better

Learning Wire

With the rise of Web 2.0, social media, smartphones, cameras, and the Internet of Things, the amount of data generated by the Internet has exploded. Experts estimate that 2.5 exabytes of data, the equivalent of 250,000 Libraries of Congress, were generated every day in 2016.

Resilience Training Can Help Ease the Fast-Paced Work Life

CLO Magazine

Workplace stress takes a toll on the mind and body. It can create agitation, sap energy and even cause physical pain. This is not the “good stress” that motivates people to do their best; the friction between job requirements and the person doing them can exact emotional harm as well.

Why Employee Training Should Be as Routine as Timesheets

Pract.us

A little employee training every day works better for your business than one intense course every few months. Formal training, like classes or videos, usually occupies a special place in our calendars.

[eBook] Training for a Millennial Audience

Want to keep your training relevant for modern learners? Download this guide and learn key strategies to engage with Millennials in your customer training program.

Play to Learn: Where Games and Learning Meet

David Kelly

I’ve been interested in games and learning long before I became aware of and fascinated by the concept of “games and learning”. As a kid growing up, I loved games in just about all forms – video, board, or anything else.

YOU DON’T NEED AN SME, YOU NEED AN SME TEAM!

Learnnovators

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Your Learners Have Attitude

CLO Magazine

Learners have a lot of attitude these days. Their choices are changing; their attitudes in the middle of learning experiences are shifting; and their assumptions about the yield of learning time invested are evolving.

Create Free Icons and Images in PowerPoint Using Dingbat Fonts

Rapid eLearning

In the e-learning community, a number of people shared free icons and shapes. There’s a lot of variety from which to choose. And they’re great for your courses, so make sure to take advantage of all of those free resources.

The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?