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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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.

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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How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

Training is like oxygen to a company. Without it, a company dies. With a healthy amount of it, an organization will not only survive but will also thrive. Most company leaders are fully aware of this and try to offer employee training, even if only during the onboarding process.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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Academic vs. Corporate LMS – Where the Lines Blur

Gyrus

Academic vs. Corporate LMS – Where the Lines Blur. In the vastness that is the LMS market, there are two clear market segments; referring of course to the Academic and Corporate Learning Management Systems.

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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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.

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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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).

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Worker Training Trends in the Gig Economy

Pract.us

With more freelancers in the workforce, businesses can use training to help them become productive team members quickly. As of 2015, there are almost 54 million Americans working as freelance or contract employees. That’s 34% of the workforce. It appears to be a growing trend.

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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.

Converted in 40 Days

Axonify

The following post was written by the newest member of our management team , Andrea Curry. Andrea joins us as the Vice President of Product Management and will play an instrumental role in defining our product roadmap and future direction.

Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Evolve

Upside Learning

In the first post of this series, we looked at the features, advantages, and limitations of the Adapt Framework and Authoring Tool for Responsive eLearning. In this post, we’ll talk about Evolve, a proprietary Responsive Authoring Tool that works with the Adapt Framework. Evolve Evolve is an authoring tool that can easily be used by […]. eLearning Evolve Evolve Authoring Tool Responsive Authoring Tools

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.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. I look for advice grounded in reality that small and large companies can easily use to help people engage, perform, and improve.

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Waiting For the 9:29

Living in Learning

My grandfather had the reputation of being a good storyteller. I remember sitting at his feet with my sister as he would spin one of his yarns. His specialty was ghost stories, and I can hear them even now after so many years. I truly believe I’ve been blessed with the art of storytelling as well, though none so good as his. Actually, most of my training conference breakout sessions are built around stories, but none like I’ll share with you right now.

Captivate Introductions That Need No Introduction

eLearning Brothers

In May, we announced a series of 8 new Captivate course introductions. We were very proud of all of them, but for brevity’s sake, we only got around to showcasing 4 of them.