Sat.Nov 25, 2017 - Fri.Dec 01, 2017

eLearning Pet Peeves

Association eLearning

Once upon a time, we subjected you to “the worst eLearning course ever.” That monstrosity was an evil chimera of Digitec’s combined worst nightmares and most obnoxious memories. This time you’re in for something a little narrower. My personal eLearning pet peeves.

Adaptive Learning – The Future of Workplace Training For Modern Learners

G-Cube

Today, a number of organizations are shifting towards Learning Management Software (LMS) that provides a better adaptive platform for efficient learning. The prime aim is to enable organizational workforce to learn at their own pace, as per their convenience of time and location.

The Music of Your Sphere – The Multiple Ways Your Brain is Wired for Music

Learningtogo

The Greek philosopher and mathematician, Pythagoras, discovered the relationship between the length of a string on an instrument and the pitch that the string produces.

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MWL Newsletter No 41

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 19-25 November 2017. Social learning

[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.

Which Social Media Website Do Digitals Prefer Most and Why?

Your Training Edge

Nothing has ever defined the true potential of technology and digital media better than Social Media. From family to business, social media has touched every single corner of our lives. No wonder a big part of the credit for social media’s popularity goes to the digitals.

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Podcast: Baba Brinkman, Rap Artist, Playwright, and Creator of “The Rap Guide to Consciousness”

Learningtogo

Baba Brinkman is a rap artist, award-winning playwright, and former tree-planter who has personally planted more than one million trees. What a legacy!) His best known for his “Rap Guide” series of plays and albums, including his latest work, The Rap Guide to Consciousness.

From training delivery to continuous learning

Jane Hart

Companies clearly have a responsibility to provide training and opportunities for their people, and many L&D departments have already made efforts in modernising their training efforts to make them more relevant for today’s workforce. Others have gone further and are now providing a wider range of learning opportunities and resources for on demand use. But … Social learning

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ARTICULATE STORYLINE: Removing Built-In Slide Navigation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT. I received an email from an Articulate Storyline developer who was adding interactivity to her project via buttons. She wanted learners to click on the buttons for slide-to-slide navigation.

10 community principles to make your MOOC stronger

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

In January we had a lot of fun facilitating our knowmad MOOC. 600 people participated and we had quite intense exchanges. We received many compliments for the way we facilitated it: personal and quick responses.

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.

Before the Course

Clark Quinn

It appears that, too often, people are building courses when they don’t need to (or, more importantly, shouldn’t ).

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Conquering Character State Changes in Storyline

eLearning Brothers

When adding a character, either photo-realistic or illustrated, to an eLearning course, one of the main challenges is getting the character interactions to look natural and doing so in a timely fashion.

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How Digitals Do a Better Job than Others in Completing Their Work

Your Training Edge

Using latest technology makes Digitals faster, so they adapt faster and are better than usual people who avoid or use less technology. Digitals are naturally endowed with the gift of adaptation and this is an advantage to them. They are faster than non Digitals both mentally and physically.

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Upcoming Event: Essentials of Brain-Based Learning (Live online: Feb 8-22, 2018 & more)

Learningtogo

I’m proud to be the designer and instructor for ATD National’s Online Essentials of Brain-Based Learning course. I teach several sessions a year and always update the material to keep it aligned with the latest research coming from the neurosciences.

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[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.

Stories: Their Engagement Power

InSync Training

I bet someone read the same book to you over and over again at bedtime when you were young. You loved that story. You knew it by heart. You could see it in your head without the pictures. Sometimes, you put yourself in the place of the main character. You might even have learned something that continues to influence your life to this day. I bet you still remember that story, so many years later. It was that compelling and meaningful. You connected. Storytelling

Shake Up Your eLearning With Our New Storyline Style

eLearning Brothers

We just released our first set of Template Styles built specifically for Articulate Storyline 3. If you’ve been craving a quick, easy way to amp up your Storyline projects, then today is your lucky day!

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Adaptive Leadership

Your Training Edge

Adaptive leadership is a step up from other leadership skills. Typically the term is applied to leadership situations that involve neither technical nor operational issues.

Upcoming Event: Creating a Culture of Learning at TLDC 2018 (Phoenix, AZ – Jan 29 & 30, 2018)

Learningtogo

Last year I was privileged to share Reflection Center duties with meditation and mindfulness expert Jennifer LeBrett at the inaugural TLDC event (The Learning and Development Conference).

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.

Evidence-based vs science-based. Is there a difference? (Yep. And it matters.)

Patti Shank

As many of you know, I have chronic migraines. Science shows that they aren't headaches. Rather, they're a neurological condition and extreme pain is one (of many) possible symptoms. But most treatments mainly deal with preventing or stopping the debilitating pain. Is that good or bad?

Find, Build or Purchase Performance Consulting Skills Sooner Than Later

Living in Learning

We have no shortage of targets at which we can fire our L&D solution arrows. Too often just hitting the target with training is viewed as sufficient. I participated in that approach for many years before being exposed to the discipline of performance consulting. That new lens changed everything. The objective morphed from just hitting the target to hitting the right target…with the right arrow…at the right time…with the right amount of force…and for the right reasons.

The Perfect Time to Cross-Promote Your Courses

LearnDash

Whether you are selling your courses or not it is important to let your learner’s know about your other offerings. One of the best times to up-sell or cross-promote your courses is right after someone completes a course, yet surprisingly so many people are not capitalizing on this timing.

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Baba Brinkman, Rap Artist, Playwright, and Creator of “The Rap Guide to Consciousness”

Learningtogo

Listen to Podcast: [link]. Baba Brinkman is a rap artist, award-winning playwright, and former tree-planter who has personally planted more than one million trees. What a legacy!)

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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.

How To Create An "Ask An Expert" Storyline Interaction

Dashe & Thomson

Dashe & Thomson's award-winning creative director, Eric Berget, explains how to use the free storyline template he's created for your use. This "Ask An Expert" interaction is a useful branching tool for your elearning modules with scenario-based content, where your user has to make a decision based on input from colleagues or an expert. Enjoy, and download the file below the video. Authoring Tools ELearning

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development.

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Integrating Gaming and e-Learning Design Part I of 3: An ID-Based Model

Allen Interactions

Games Are Trending. Instructional Design Gamification Performance-based Learning

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eLearning Land

Clark Quinn

This post is just a bit of elearning silliness, parodying our worst instincts… Welcome back my friends, to the show that never ends. We’re so glad you could attend. Come inside, come inside! – Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Karn Evil 9, 1st Impression, Part 2.

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.