Sat.Dec 23, 2017 - Fri.Dec 29, 2017

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.

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?

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?

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.

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

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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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.

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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

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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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.

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.

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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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

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!

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

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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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.

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

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.

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.

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

Emerging Technologies Shaping eLearning

eLearning Company

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

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.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

" Soyuz TMA-22 rocket during a snow storm the morning of the launch " by NASA / Carla Cioffi is Public Domain. Ready to launch into the future? 2018 is standing by, with a full payload of resources to help you tackle a multiplicity of resolutions. Better corporate culture? There’s a webinar for that.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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.

Quote of the Day

Janet Clarey

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

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Workplace Wellness as a Recruiting Tool

KnowledgeCity

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.

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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?

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.