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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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Using Open Badges to Recognize and Verify Learning

JPL Learning

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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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.

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.

[New eBook] How to Market Customer Training

Want to increase awareness of your course offerings? Download this guide and learn how to keep your content at the top of students' minds using email marketing, social channels and other effective strategies.

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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.

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).

Playing Games Leads to Better Learning

CLO Magazine

Training isn’t a subject that excites most employees. Add to this, employees face a growing number of distractions — Facebook updates, text notifications, incoming emails and more. To combat this, companies have begun using “serious games” to engage employees in learning initiatives.

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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.

Tips for Driving Learning Success with Moodle LMS: Recorded Webinar

Learn how to get analytic insights into your Moodle learner data. You’ll also get tips and tricks on how to quickly access, analyze, and share this information for actionable insights that will help you improve the effectiveness of your learning programs.

Wild thinking

Clark Quinn

Our everyday lives are decreasingly connected to nature. We’re increasingly separated from the context we evolved in. Is that a good thing? Now, our relationship with nature hasn’t always been one of benevolent protection, as Roderick Nash has let us know.

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.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Organizations worldwide have to develop their leaders with less time and money, and it’s not easy. Worse, most leadership development programs turn out to be ineffective and expensive.

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).

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.

The Inaugural Jay Cross Memorial Award winner is…

Clark Quinn

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.

3 Vital Steps For Creating Storyline Game Zen Part III

eLearning Brothers

While developing in Storyline, you must always be conscious of how your user will react to what is presented on screen. In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, I talked about how variables and attempt trackers are necessary when creating a captivating eLearning game.

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The Performance Paradigm: An Alternative Approach to Learning

CLO Magazine

If the learning and development function was a 400-meter run, its impact would barely make it down the first straightaway, said Gary Wise, workforce capability architect at Human Performance Outfitters, LLC.

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.

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.

How to Make E-Learning So People Really Learn: Q&A With Ethan Edwards

ATD Learning Technologies

In this Q&A podcast , I speak with Ethan Edwards, who facilitates ATD’s E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate and Advanced E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate.

Digital capabilities and curiosity

Learning with e's

On the floor of the Science Centre, Staffordshire University I haven't written or blogged as much as I usually do, because I have been doing some travelling recently.

How Much Time Do You Spend Reinforcing Learning?

CLO Magazine

Training may not be rocket science, but it is a lot more complicated than it first appears. This is especially true when it comes to reinforcing learning so that it will be applied and have the planned impact.

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4 Major Design Tips to Create Unique Learning Experience on Tablets

CommLab India

Tablets or iPads come with the combined features of computers and mobiles. So, e-learning on tablets offers dual advantages of both media to learners.

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Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

6 Strategies for Successful Digital Leadership Development

ATD Learning Technologies

There is little question that learning technology has revolutionized corporate learning and development (L&D).

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.

Is Your Organization’s Learning Brand Effective?

CLO Magazine

Learning and development is no stranger to proving its worth, which is why CLOs who want to be taken more seriously should think about how they’re marketing their function. Marketing is a momentum producer, said J.

Gamification: Changing the Way Learning Takes Place [Video]

CommLab India

In e-learning courses, learners may get bored and frustrated by just clicking the Next button and hence, learning does not happen in the given learning environment. This makes employees less receptive toward elearning.

Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

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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Future technologies now

Learning with e's

HTC Vive in action - Photo by Steve Wheeler At the JISC Connect More event held in Cheltenham recently, a number of futuristic technologies were on display for delegates to experience.

Making the Case for Adaptive Learning

CLO Magazine

With so many tools and products available to corporate learning professionals, sifting through the ones that are most practical for an organization can be challenging. Budget considerations are always a concern, but learning leaders also should consider how learning programs affect the bottom line.

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