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

4 Writing Principles Every eLearning Designer Should Know

Allen Interactions

By Kody Jackson, Instructional Writer. In my time as a university teaching assistant (TA), I saw a lot of bad writing. Clauses hanging all over the place, dangling participles, comma splices…a veritable side-show horror of prose. Let’s go through my writing steps guaranteed to make you sound better.

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Can I Get a Copy of the Slides? The Case for Blended Training

InSync Training

Martyn Lewis , Principal and Founder of 3GS , joins the ranks of both InSync guest bloggers and BYTE presenters. Don't miss his BYTE session, Reversing 200 Years in the Wrong Direction with Blended Training , on February 28, 2017. There is always at least one.

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7 QUESTIONS TO ASK TO CREATE EFFECTIVE E-LEARNING

Learnnovators

The post 7 QUESTIONS TO ASK TO CREATE EFFECTIVE E-LEARNING appeared first on Learnnovators. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting Learning Design e-learning eLearning Engaging Learning Learning Learning Designer Learning Effectiveness Learning Experience Learnnovators SME Srividya Kumar

How to use the new 70:20:10 rule for knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

I discovered a new rule for knowledge sharing, the 70:20:10 rule. In any given company 10% of the employees is willing to actively share their knowledge. About 20% of the employees is willing to share knowledge if they are invited, and 70% will not share knowledge at all, they are just consumers. I found these figures in working with our corporate clients who use Easygenerator as a way to facilitate knowledge sharing between their subject matter experts.

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.

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The Cost of an Ineffective Training Program

ej4 eLearning

According to a study by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), the average cost of losing an employee is six months of their base salary. The average employee salary is $53,000, so the average cost of losing an employee would be $26,500.

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Net Promoter Score: How to engage with your users

Challenge to Learn

Using the Net Promoter Score (NPS) to engage with our customers proved to be very useful for Easygenerator. In this post, I want to share my experience and tell you why and how we used it, and how we used the outcome to engage with our users. Wat is a Net Promoter Score?

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What You Need to Know About Software Training

Association eLearning

It’s no surprise that software training is often delivered as eLearning. Technology changes constantly and providing computer program or mobile app training on the device it’ll be used on just makes sense.

Create Your Own Periodic Table and Win eLearning Brothers Swag

eLearning Brothers

You may have recently seen our Periodic Table of Instructional Design —a helpful infographic created to highlight the important ideas behind eLearning design and development. But did you know that we created three interactive versions of it for Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Lectora?

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.

Diagram!

Clark Quinn

One of the things that I feel is a really useful tool in my ongoing learning, in my ‘making sense of the world’ is diagramming. I find diagrams to be a really powerful way to understand not just elements, but relationships.

Tips For Blended Learning Success In The World Of Corporate Training

G-Cube

Though traditionally, classroom-based instructor-led trainings have been the chosen route for corporate learning, the limitations of only classroom approach are now becoming increasingly evident, especially in the modern technology-enhanced scenario.

Top 5 LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

I love information. Knowledge. Insight. Acquiring facts and ideas from one publication to the next. Every day, I read cover to cover The New York Times , Washington Post and LA Times. It’s an addiction. But as you can probably figure out, I do not stop just there. I hit the net, and search. I dive into the e-learning industry, specifically the LMS world and see what others do not see. . I want to know. Who is out there? And why are people going and using it for their learning? ?

The “Not a Love Letter” to the LMS – Bring it On!

Axonify

About a month ago, I was soaking up the rays on a beautiful beach in Mexico when I started receiving a series of texts and phone calls on my personal mobile number from an automotive sales rep that I’ll name “Jim”.

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.

8 E-Learning Tips I Wish I Knew When I First Started to Build Courses

Rapid eLearning

During a recent interview, someone asked about what I’ve learned over the years. It’s a question I get asked a lot by new designers. One point I always make is to not worry about what’s under the hood. Just worry about getting the output you need.

At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”

Web Courseworks

The new administration has introduced uncertainty into healthcare education.

What’s the Difference Between Learning and Training?

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published in January 2006. The words learning and training have six letters in common and touch the same field of interest—education. Often the words are used interchangeably, but some say there is a subtle distinction between the two.

Diagramming

Clark Quinn

So yesterday I talked about the value of diagrams , but I thought I’d add a bit about the process of actually creating diagrams. Naturally, I created a diagram about it. I created this diagram for a session I ran on diagramming a number of years ago.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

2017 Learning and Remembering Report (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

Thank you to everyone who recently participated in our Learning and Remembering Survey. We had 150 respondents from a wide variety of industries and many thoughtful responses to the open-ended questions. We used the survey results to create our 2017 Learning and Remembering Report.

Read These Instructional Design Articles

LearnDash

While I spend a lot of time writing about elearning, instructional design, and various technologies in our industry, I also enjoy reading what other people write. Our industry is one of diverse skill-sets, demands, and opinions. We all have a chance to learn from someone else’s experience.

3 Ways to Make an Impact on the Modern Workplace

CLO Magazine

Do you have what it takes to succeed in the future state of learning and development? In its first annual “Workplace Learning Report,” LinkedIn sourced insight from industry leaders in corporate learning and development and leadership to answer that question.

Adobe Captivate: More Power to Quiz Feedback

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Dr. Pooja  Pooja Jaisingh,  COTP , founder and chief learning geek at  LearninGeeks.

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.

Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?

Litmos

Curation is a trending topic getting a lot of attention in the training and learning and development industry. But why? What’s happening in business, which makes some believe curation is a problem? Is the training department best suited to solve this perceived problem?

Getting started with E-Learning in a Small Organization

Geenio

Every successful company passes through a number of stages as it matures: think of a bright idea that helps people and makes their life easier, hire key personnel and top management, seek investors or align plans with the parent company, etc

Promote Learning Transfer, Accelerate Strategy Execution

CLO Magazine

Learning and development leaders have been barraged for years with a distressing truth: Most training does not work.

[Free eBook] xAPI and cmi5: Plan now for the future of eLearning

LearnUpon

Since 2001, SCORM has been the standard for eLearning content. In recent years xAPI has risen as a challenger and now with cmi5 it has every chance of fulfilling SCORM’s original potential. This free xAPI and cmi5 eBook was inspired by the questions we have been asked by our customers and partners.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

HOW TO FIX OUR SENSELESS COMPLIANCE TRAINING

Learnnovators

The post HOW TO FIX OUR SENSELESS COMPLIANCE TRAINING appeared first on Learnnovators. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting Learning Platform Compliance Training e-learning Learning Management System Learnnovators LMS Ryan Tracey

Why are Organizations Migrating From Classroom Training to E-learning?

CommLab India

Classroom training’s do have their charm. You get to meet peers, interact with them about challenges faced on the job, discuss politics and economy… There is a certain bonding that happens during in-person training sessions that online training or e-learning cannot match.

How are You Developing Board-Ready Female Leaders?

CLO Magazine

The lack of women on company boards continues to persist, and with all the mechanisms available to boost diversity and the benefits associated with it, there’s no excuse for companies to be struggling in this area. “It’s