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

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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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.

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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).

Creating PDF Forms

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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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How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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).

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.

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.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

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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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.

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.

National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

Publishing E-learning Courses in Articulate Storyline: 4 Things to Remember

CommLab India

After designing and developing an e-learning course in Articulate Storyline, the final step is to publish the course in SCORM/AICC/Tin Can, API formats. Depending on the requirement, we can publish the course into any of these options.

Push the 'Next' button to the next level

Kineo

The term 'page-turner' has haunted the elearning industry for the last decade, typified by the hastily assembled strings of cluttered screens with a quiz at the end. Often, these simply involve digitising a manual – and one that wasn't that great in the first place. They're universally maligned, but these examples of 'e-reading' are still inflicted on learners, especially as part of the dreaded annual compliance refresh.

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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).

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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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Technology-enabled Learning to Assess Product Knowledge [Infographic]

CommLab India

Assessments form a crucial part of any training process. When it comes to assessing the product knowledge of the sales reps, assessments help training managers realize knowledge gaps if any, update the training courses, take measures to improve workforce performance, and much more.

Push the 'Next' button to the next level

Kineo

The term 'page-turner' has haunted the elearning industry for the last decade, typified by the hastily assembled strings of cluttered screens with a quiz at the end. Often, these simply involve digitising a manual – and one that wasn't that great in the first place. They're universally maligned, but these examples of 'e-reading' are still inflicted on learners, especially as part of the dreaded annual compliance refresh.

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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.

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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[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.