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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

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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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 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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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.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

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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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

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.

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.

Digital Learning in the (Association) World

Web Courseworks

ATD, Association Technology Development, recently published 6 Strategies for Successful Digital Leadership Development.

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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