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.

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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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

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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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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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.

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.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

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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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.

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

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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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

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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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.

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).

SaaS LMS: 5 Things To Consider

Upside Learning

Organizations worldwide are now opening up to the world of “SaaS LMS” The reports too are singing the same song with one such from IDC, ‘Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software 2015–2019 Forecast and 2014 Vendor Shares’, which states that SaaS delivery will significantly outpace traditional software product delivery, growing nearly five times faster than the […]. Learning Management SaaS LMS SaaS LMS Selection Selecting a SaaS LMS

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

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.

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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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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Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

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.

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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Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.