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Learning is Not a Hat, and One Size Does Not Fit All

mLevel

How to Adapt Your Learning Strategy to Reach All Learners. When is the last time you took a standardized test? Do you feel like it fairly measured your intelligence and knowledge? Did you enjoy taking the SAT or ACT? For most (and myself), the answer is no.

How to Successfully Implement a Training Program

Bottom-Line Performance

There are many famous quotes about planning – or the failure to plan. I like this one as it relates to the implementation of anything : “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ” – Benjamin Franklin.

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Outclassing the classroom: 5 benefits of elearning

Kineo

Advantages and Disadvantages E-Learning Technologies for Students

JoomlaLMS

Digital revolution affects education too, changing the whole learning process in so many ways. The word “e-learning” doesn’t sound unfamiliar to many of us these days. Moreover, most of us associate it with not only technological progress but also with big opportunities.

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[Webinar]: 3 Steps to an A+ Customer Training Plan

Join the experts from Skilljar for a webinar on Tuesday, September 19 at 11 AM PDT as we discuss tips, tools and best practices to help you create a comprehensive training plan for Q4 and beyond. Register now.

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Change your life with data: an introduction to xAPI

Kineo

Back in 2014 Kineo joined the Learning Locker Open Source LRS Project – and strengthened the relationship by becoming a Learning Locker Partner in 2016.

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts

eLearningArt

PowerPoint is an extremely powerful tool when used correctly. But when you’re new to it, it can feel like it’s just blank screens and bullet points. It can take years (or decades) to fully master it.

Creating Real Engagement in eLearning

B Online Learning

In the eLearning space, a phrase that I see used a lot – to the point of overuse – by designers and developers is their ability to ‘create engaging eLearning experiences’. But what does that really mean?

Virtual Reality in Training Slowly Becoming a Reality

CLO Magazine

You can have top-notch design and the best trainers possible but the fact remains that most effective learning happens on the job. The ideal situation is to put employees to work right away but minimize the risk of mistakes.

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.

Q&A with an Expert: What’s the Deal with Social Learning?

InSync Training

As more and more training functions move to a more modern blended design , we’re integrating more models into a single program. Social learning , the process of learning from peers, is a particularly valuable option. By encouraging learners to collaborate and connect, we honor the way people have always learned: from one another. Despite the value of social learning, there’s a stigma. How do you measure results of this format, and other informal learning treatments?

Digital Learning – Define it

eLearning 24-7

When I was a kid I loved playing the game “Jumble” which could be found in virtually every U.S. newspaper that had a comics page. I normally smoked (i.e. did well) the first couple of jumbles and in many cases, only hit a roadblock on one of them or when trying to figure out the sentence for the whole thing. And yes, normally the results of the what they were seeking was usually dry and lame (no fun). Sort of like F2F training! HA, I made a funny. .

Microlearning for Retail Industry

Upside Learning

Change is the only constant and that certainly holds true for the retail industry that continues to evolve rapidly, resulting in the need for employees to constantly learn, adapt and evolve. Employees have to keep up with the current trend to deliver in their roles. The modern retail workspace is characterised by relatively young employees […]. Mobile Learning Microlearning Microlearning for Retail Performance Support

Adding Human Interaction to Your Online Courses

LearnDash

Online courses being a “solo” effort are slowly become a thing of the past. The most effective programs strive to create a sense of community. For a number of years the biggest downside to online courses has been that they take a lot of self-motivation. You start off eager to learn but over time it is easy to lose interest. Like many people I have experienced this as well with a handful of the online language learning programs out there.

How Advanced Authors Can Create Serious Elearning Faster

As an advanced author, you have demanding goals and tool requirements. This guide provides key design principles you can use to make sure your elearning hits its target, and outlines the tool features you’ll need to create serious elearning faster.

#OnboardingSOS Part 4: Skip the Show ‘n Tell – Immerse New Employees in Your Culture

Axonify

Does this process look familiar? Welcome. Sign these papers. Company history and culture. Policies and procedures all employees need to know. Training for your job. This is the exact onboarding flow I’ve experienced in every job I’ve ever had. There are plenty of problems with this design, many of which we’re addressing throughout our #onboardingSOS series. However, step number 3 may be the biggest issue I have with the traditional approach to onboarding. New employees have a lot to think about.

Leveraging Technology To Reshape The Face Of Learning

G-Cube

The use of latest technology is exponentially increasing with time. Today, majority of learners adopt e-learning strategies to leverage the benefits of self-directed learning.

Ethics and AI

Clark Quinn

I had the opportunity to attend a special event pondering the ethical issues that surround Artificial Intelligence (AI). Hosted by the Institute for the Future , we gathered in groups beforehand to generate questions that were used in a subsequent session. Vint Cerf, co-developer of the TCP/IP protocol that enabled the internet, currently at Google, responded to the questions. Quite the heady experience! The questions were quite varied. Our group looked at Values and Responsibilities.

Be a Learner, Try Something New

Association eLearning

You’re busy. You have deadlines to meet, errands to run, and occasionally some “down time” where you try to squeeze in something fun or relaxing. If it’s your job to create training then you do that a lot too. But how often are you a learner?

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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.

Three Ways to Level-Up Your Video Marketing

Visual Lounge

There’s no way around it: Video marketing is an essential part of the marketing toolkit. But not just any old video will do. More and more, people look for video content that is both engaging and informative. But don’t take our word for it.

A Three-Step Process to Build Your Skills the Right Way

Rapid eLearning

Recently, I’ve seen dozens of portfolios and work samples that are verbatim copies of the work of others. This isn’t a good thing, especially if you represent it as your own work. There’s a difference between being inspired by others and plagiarism.

Realities 360 Reflections

Clark Quinn

So, one of the two things I did last week was attend the eLearning Guild ‘s Realities 36o conference. Ostensibly about Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), it ended up being much more about VR. Which isn’t a bad thing, it’s probably as much a comment on the state of the industry as anything. However, there were some interesting learnings for me, and I thought I’d share them. First, I had a very strong visceral exposure to VR.

Are You Ready for Augmented and Virtual Reality Talent Development

ATD Learning Technologies

The market for augmented and virtual reality is set to explode. In fact, a recent Digi-Capital report projects that AR and VR will combine to be a $108 billion market in the next five years.

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.

10 Habits of Successful eLearning Designers

SHIFT eLearning

Whether you’re fresh out of school or a seasoned commander of an eLearning design team, you still need to practice good eLearning design habits.

10 Lesser Known Free Or Inexpensive Stock Photo Sites

The eLearning Coach

Many of us must work on projects with small budgets that require free resources. Fortunately, free or inexpensive stock media sites can save the day. Check out descriptions of these ten sites. eLearning Design Graphics

The Benefits of Opening Your LMS to Your Extended Enterprise

Absorb LMS

Many companies utilize an Extended Enterprise LMS in order to reach their user audiences by offering them specialized training that is based upon their interactions with a company’s products.

5 Tips to Develop Magnetic Leaders

Training Industry

Some people think magnetic leaders are born that way, but that’s not quite how I see it. I believe magnetic leadership is a state that evolves over time. In fact, most of the magnetic leaders I interviewed for my book “The Magnetic Leader” were people who wanted to be good leaders and were willing to put in the work to reach that goal. They observed other leaders. Some, they emulated; others, they promised themselves they would not be like.

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!