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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.

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.

Weekly Update 66

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.

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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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

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The eLearning Brothers Games that Won 2017

eLearning Brothers

We have over 3,500 library assets in our Template Library, from styles to scenarios to games and interactions. With so many great resources, it’s hard to choose a favorite, but it’s fun to look back at the end of the year and see which assets were YOUR favorites.

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!

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


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?

Year Ends On A High – Air Freights Stay High, Ocean Rates Rise: Freight Rate Update W51

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Year Ends On A High – Air Freights Stay High, Ocean Rates Rise: Freight Rate Update Wk 51. By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos. Against a background of IATA’s estimated 9.3% growth in world cargo volumes for 2017, air freight rates have been dramatically up this peak season.

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.

A Guide to Honing People Management Skills

Training Industry

The post A Guide to Honing People Management Skills appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized communication management trust

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


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

Quinnsights: Working Smarter by Clark N. Quinn

Learning Solutions Magazine

Findings in situated cognition, distributed cognition, and social cognition help us understand how to work smarter, and how to. help others do so. Management Professional Development

A Little Holiday Cheer For Recruiters Everywhere — Courtesy of LinkedIn Talent Solutions

Adobe Captivate

Everyone, everywhere needs a little holiday cheer. Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, the last two weeks of the year are a season for everyone to reflect on all that has happened in the past year, and, to anticipate all the good things we hope for in the New Year to come. Given that it’s […]. Blog Posts News Christmas John Hollon LinkedIn New Year

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.

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

What Role Should the CEO Play at Sales Kickoff?


It’s that time of year: Everyone is frantically locking in the agenda for Sales Kickoff (SKO). The SKO is where leaders bring their teams together to communicate the Fiscal Year strategy. Having been to dozens of SKOs, I’ve seen great. Article Corporate Strategy Marketing Strategy Sales Strategy SBI for SMB annual kickoff ceo role kickoff roles sales kickoff sko

Why You Should Read Every Employee Survey Comment

Learning Solutions Magazine

You just finished your employee engagement survey; the biggest hurdle has been cleared! While you might be tempted to sit back and wait for results, wait just a minute. What about the answers to your open-ended employee engagement survey questions? You might rely on NLP and comment scrubbing, but your comment analysis shouldn’t stop there. I am here to ask you (beg you, in fact!) to take time to read your open-ended comments

Quote of the Day

Janet Clarey

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

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

Make 2018 YOUR year


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.

The Top 3 Limits on L&D Product Quality

Clarity Consultants

When you are building out your Learning and Development strategy, it’s important to pay attention to the blockers and obstacles that you are likely to encounter over time. For some companies, that’s aligning expectations, or managing resources, but an often-unforeseen challenge relates to quality of your L&D products.

What a New Year Surprise!


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

Workplace Wellness as a Recruiting Tool


It’s not your father’s workplace anymore. As millennials now comprise the largest cohort of workers, organizations have had to take a hard look at what they offer to recruits. Salary was always the number one factor in finding the best talent.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

my favorite posts of 2017

Adobe Captivate

Here are my favorite posts of 2017, in no particular order: 1. Update: I manage someone who was terribly harmed by family — what do I do ? Because this was handled with incredible care and compassion. What’s the deal with advice columns ? Because it’s a subject I’m fascinated by. My coworker came to work dressed as Jesus.

New Years 2017 ~ Who Could Ask For Anything More


Who could ask for anything more? Patents, awards, contracts and customers! There are times when you are so grateful, you just have to shout it out and tell all your friends. This year has been especially productive and rewarding making all of us at Envision so incredibly honored and proud.

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.

The Human Fund: Happy Festivus!

The E-Learning Curve

Happy Festivus. To celebrate the holiday season, a charitable donation has been made in your name to The Human Fund. Money for People. Continue Reading → The post The Human Fund: Happy Festivus! appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Christmas Festivus Occasions & Events

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Top 11 Blog Posts for 2017


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.

Our Top Blog Posts for 2017


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.

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?