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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

This is our most popular Managing eLearning post every year, and by now we know you want to see the hype curve first. Here it is: Our 2018 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle.

Microvideo Strategies for Rockstars

eLearning Brothers

Chunking, bite-size, and micro: These are all terms you’ve seen in training magazines and blogs, but what does it mean to shorten the length of training content—specifically video?

Ten Words We Must Keep Saying About the Science of Learning (While We Still Can)

Learningtogo

Vulnerable, entitlement, diversity, transgender, fetus, evidence-based, science-based.

Possibility

Your Training Edge

I believe it is possible for ordinary people to achieve extraordinary things. For me, the difference between an “ordinary” and an “extraordinary” person is not the title that person might have, but what they do to make the world a better place for us all.

Choosing the Right Technology for External Training

According to Talented Learning, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace. But of course, not all platforms are created equal. Before investing in an LMS, it’s important to understand which type of tool would be a good fit for your use case.

Microlearning: The Assessment Factor

InSync Training

There are different points of view on how assessment in microlearning actually plays out. There are some variables to consider when sorting out what learners actually gain from these nuggets of information. The good news is that microlearning is assessable. In fact, there's even research to prove it. Microlearning Assessment

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2017 Year-End Review

Association eLearning

What a year it’s been! At Digitec Interactive we’ve been busy forming new partnerships, enhancing our technology, creating new solutions, and winning awards. We’re excited to see what the new year will bring. What new technologies will emerge in eLearning?

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The E-Learning Curve

This week, it's all about fixing data breaches. Following on from my Congressional testimony last month, I committed to writing about how we can address the root causes which has led to the 5-part epic that was this week's posts.

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What a New Year Surprise!

KnowledgeStar

What an honor! John Baldoni is a popular leadership keynote speaker, executive coach and executive educator. He is an internationally recognized thought leader, and the author of 13 great management books, which have been translated into 10 languages. His most popular books you must read are MOXIE and Lead with Purpose. He recently posted his […]. Managing Minds

Meet Our Most Popular Cutout Character of 2017

eLearning Brothers

It’s official: beards are in. We ran the numbers and the most downloaded cutout character of 2017 is Dennis! Dennis is available in over 500 poses with three different outfits, two casual and one business.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

The Quinnov 8: An online course

Clark Quinn

Ok, so I told you the story of the video course I was creating on what I call the Quinnov 8, and now I’ll point to it. It’s available through Udemy, and I’ve tried to keep the price low. With their usual discounts, it should be darn near free ;). Certainly no more than a few cups of coffee. It’s about an hour of video of me talking, with a few diagrams and text placeholders. I’ve included quizzes for each of the content sections.

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STUDENT VOICE: As a person with autism, I spend lots of time studying, attending class — and explaining that I am not deaf

Janet Clarey

Jordyn Zimmerman, an Ohio University student, is a person with autism. Have you ever tried having a conversation with someone on campus, when they hesitantly and ever-so-awkwardly start signing to you? Or have you ever asked another student a question and had them respond to you in writing?

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Virtual Reality Industry Buzz

Learnbrite

Virtual Reality (VR) is about to become mainstream and could surpass US$40 billion market by 2020. Orbis Research Report , April 2017. Projected growth in Virtual Reality popularity is not surprising. VR combines the greatest technological innovations with the innate human need for storytelling.

updates: the travel anxiety, the chilly interviewer, and more

eLearning Brothers

Here are updates from four people whose letters were answered here in the past. Can I refuse to go on a work trip because of my anxiety about traveling ? I went on the trip and (obviously) survived. The longer answer is I was pretty anxious the whole time and didn’t particularly enjoy myself, but I managed to get through it.

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Learning By Doing With Digital Guidance

With learning becoming a critical piece to success, it is imperative for enterprises to adopt an integrated learning approach that is aligned with employee expectations. Download the White Paper now to get started!

Pernicious problems

Clark Quinn

I’m using a standard for organizational learning quality in the process of another task. Why or for whom doesn’t matter. What does matter is that there are two problems in their standard that indicate we still haven’t overcome some pernicious problems. And we need to! So, for the first one, this is in their standard for developing learning solutions: Uses blended models that appeal to a variety of learning styles. Do you see the problem here? Learning styles are debunked!

Make 2018 YOUR year

Litmos

You made it to the end of 2017. Go you! How do you feel? Joyous, celebratory, reinvigorated? How about tired, frustrated, exasperated? If you're like most people, it's a bit "all of the above.". For most people, 2017 concludes a year of successes and failures. That's normal.

9 Great Leadership Lessons Learned in 2017

Learnloft

With another year coming to an end, it’s a great best practice to look back on the previous year to learn and grow before heading into the new year. That’s exactly what our team did with 52 episodes of the Follow My Lead Podcast.

Getting the Seal of Approval on Your Prescreen Mailer

eLearning Brothers

There’s no “money to burn” category in a marketing budget. Making every dollar count is far more likely if you’re actually reaching the right person with your offer – and that’s exactly what a prescreen mailing can help you do

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

Emerging Technologies Shaping eLearning

eLearning Company

Currently, the eLearning industry is experiencing a revolution due to the recent advancements in technology.

Techniques to Rethink your Instructional Design Strategies

CommLab India

Check this blog for techniques that’ll help you get your instructional design on track. eLearning Design instructional design strategies

Our Top Blog Posts for 2017

eFront

After another creative year, eFront has switched colors but remained innovative and powerful, on par with an advancing eLearning industry. To celebrate that, let’s reflect on our most read articles in 2017.

Quote of the Day

Janet Clarey

Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true - Francis Bacon. Quotes

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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.

Take Care of Your Workforce and They Will Take Care of Business

ReadyTech

Do your employees look forward to going to work in the morning? Do they feel appreciated? Do they feel that what they do makes a difference? Do they get the training they need to be effective at their jobs? Are they able to manage the persistent demands of today‘s digital technology?

Top 11 Blog Posts for 2017

TalentLMS

Another excellent year for TalentLMS, marked by our 5th anniversary, is coming to an end. It was a year of challenges and progress for us but also for the broader eLearning industry.

4 Ways to Detect Leaders with Low Self-Esteem

D2L

Being in a formal leadership position is no joke—it can be stressful, amazing, confusing, and enough to make you want to quit all within the … Continued. Leadership Development

The Importance of a Global Mindset

Training Industry

The post The Importance of a Global Mindset appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized culture facilitation global globalization

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.