Sat.Jul 02, 2016 - Fri.Jul 08, 2016

Utilizing Gaming Elements: 5 Popular Ways Of Delivering Successful Game-Based Learning

G-Cube

Digital games have the potential to create active and engaging environments for learning, supporting problem-solving and learning through practice. This is true for K12 students as well as seasoned corporate learners.

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The Inaugural Jay Cross Memorial Award goes to ….

Jane Hart

Reposted from the Internet Time Alliance website. The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Real Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work.

30 Day Brainstorm Challenge!

Learning Rebels

It’s been a beautiful summer in Illinois, and I don’t know about you – but I’ve been trying to take advantage of it. In Illinois, winter can be 6 months, so when it’s sunny we try to take full advantage.

5 Tips For Keeping ELearning Interesting

LearnDash

Not every elearning course that you take is going to hold your attention. If the content is boring or delivered poorly then your mind will wander.

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

A Learning and Development Journey: An Expert's Story & Perspective

InSync Training

Part of InSync Training's Expert Interview Series. During the Association for Talent Development's 2016 International Conference and Exposition, I had the privilege of interviewing our friend in the industry, Courtney Vital.

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Game Element: Fantasy

Kapp Notes

Recently, Deena Skolnick Weisberg, a senior fellow in the department of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, wrote an interesting article titled “ Why kids can learn more from tales of fantasy than realism.

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The Ultimate EdTech & elearning Jargon Buster!

Administrate

Struggling to find a CAT to integrate with your LMS? Maybe a CAT isn’t suitable and only a RAT will do? Of course, regardless of whether you choose a CAT or a RAT, it’ll need to be SCORM compliant. I think it’s safe to say that we like an acronym Read More Published on July 7, 2016. All Training Tips

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Webinar: A modern learning approach to boost sales training

Docebo

Today’s sales enablement for the long term success of your sales team. For a long time, technology has dictated our learning, but more recently, technology has adapted to the way we learn, so our learning patterns have begun dictating the technology we use. So many organizations have made a goal of learner-centric training, and so to explore this trend, Brandon Hall Group and Docebo co-hosted a webinar focused on learning management systems for ramping up sales training.

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Dance Like Your Life Depends on It – Because it Might

Learningtogo

One of my greatest fears is contracting Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia.

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.

Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1

Origin Learning

“…to stand up and say that we are one nation. We are one people. And our time for change has come.” These expressions were made by a man, at a time when the stage was getting set for his ascension as the first US Black President. Back then, social media was in a fledgling state.

Leadership Versus Pacification – Where’s The Balance?

Edmego Learning

Leadership Versus Pacification. This is one of those topics that I affectionately label as “ponderous” The definitions stand for themselves. Leadership means “to lead” or the action of leading a group of people.

What is formal learning and why you should expand your learning plan

Docebo

Formal learning is important, but it shouldn’t be the cornerstone of your training program. As technology trends evolve, so do our learning preferences. Research shows that today’s workers retain knowledge better and they are more engaged at companies that have adopted the 70:20:10 learning model.

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Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS

Web Courseworks

Mobile Learning, or mLearning for short, is not the newest trend to hit the LMS market: the “ fall of personal computing ” has been a topic of discussion on this blog for a long time.

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

Creating PDF Forms

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Sally Cox    PDFs are everywhere, and forms are still one of the most popular PDF types. Whether you are creating a form from scratch or updating an existing one, I bet I can show you a few things you didn't know about PDF forms.

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What will be the Top Tools for Learning in 2016?

Jane Hart

Voting is now underway in my popular annual survey of Learning Tools and already a large number of votes have been submitted. This year, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the list, I will be producing a massive Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016. Additionally, in order to understand how these tools are being used in different contexts, I will generate three separate lists. Top Tools for Education 2016 (tools for K-12, University, College & Adult Ed).

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Learn how Docebo’s redesigned LMS will boost your user experience

Docebo

Improving the look and feel of your learning management system strengthens user experience. It’s safe to say that training employees has evolved over the past 20 years. Twenty years ago, new hires would go through a formal training regimen that was akin to a typical school day. With the advancements in elearning technology, training is moving from the classroom to online. This shift in training means the interaction between user and content is critical.

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Success Tip: Give Yourself a Break!

LearnDash

The main commentary on this site is around the elearning industry’s latest happenings and trends, but every now and again I like to touch on subjects that apply to any sector.

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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.

What To Do When Your Marketing Fails

Association eLearning

You’ve put together a strong course catalog. You determined a marketing budget, and you came up with some great marketing ideas. So, why aren’t your courses selling? Where are the profits? Where’s the return on investment? What went wrong? Don’t panic.

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Why Slack Might Become the #1 Tool for Learning

eLearning Architect

Whilst much of the content I have written harps on about using an LMS to deliver content, there seems to be an interesting surge in businesses using tools like Slack to encourage communication (and ultimately learning).

Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1

Origin Learning

“…to stand up and say that we are one nation. We are one people. And our time for change has come.” These expressions were made by a man, at a time when the stage was getting set for his ascension as the first US Black President. Back then, social media was in a fledgling state.

Learning Through Gamification - Myth Versus Fact

InSync Training

Today, both large and small companies have various options when it comes to corporate training programs and training their staff. From using innovative technology with integrated rich media, to microlearning and mobile apps , the types of training styles are unlimited.

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.

Using Open Badges to Recognize and Verify Learning

dVinci Interactive

David Leaser, Senior Program Manager, Innovation and Growth Initiatives, IBM. In the information technology industry, micro-credentialing is helping employers and professionals keep pace with rapid change.

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Inaugural Jay Cross Memorial Award

Performance Learning Productivity

Reposted from the Internet Time Alliance website. The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Real Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work.

Converting Classroom Content into eLearning

CourseArc

While eLearning is quickly becoming the more preferred choice for advancing one’s knowledge and learning new skills – especially amongst millennials – not all course content currently exists online.

Do You Really Know Your Learners?

eLearning Brothers

You may be familiar with your eLearning audiences – maybe they work in an industry with which you’re familiar. Or you know people who work in the industry.

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.