Sat.Nov 11, 2017 - Fri.Nov 17, 2017

Finding Inspiration

Association eLearning

People often struggle to find inspiration. This can be especially true if, for example, you’re working on compliance course #617. Even companies specialized in eLearning can hit this bump in the road. But when there’s a tight deadline you don’t generally have the luxury of time.

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The Importance of Your Course Structure

LearnDash

Creating a quality online course isn’t just about content, it also is important to effectively structure the content. Many people who decide to create an online course have no issues coming up with great content. This is especially true if the course happens to be in their area of expertise.

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How to Effectively Leverage Multimedia in eLearning

JoomlaLMS

People generally employ both visual and linguistic cognitive processes while learning. In other words, we learn by seeing, and we also learn when people instruct us. But then, people learn better when image, sight, sound, and text all are used. Blog articles

Happy Thanksgiving – It’s Good for the Brain!

Learningtogo

The U.S. is one of several countries that celebrates the end of the harvest with a day of giving thanks – that we’re prepared to survive another winter.

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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.

Louder than words

E-Learning Provocateur

My last couple of blog posts have argued in favour of extracting value out of organisational capabilities. Due to the nature of my role I have posited these arguments in terms of employee development.

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Leadership Analytics

Your Training Edge

Maintaining the leadership pool is a challenging task for an organization and its top leaders. There are a number of activities, as well as developmental exercises, that can be undertaken to grow leadership at every level within the organization. But how can organizational leaders measure leadership?

Train Your Brain with Games

eLearning Brothers

Our eLearning Rockstars Stage was the place to be at DevLearn 2017. We knew the information would be extremely useful to many people so we made sure to record each session and make it available to you! In our first session, we heard from Stephen Baer of The Game Agency.

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3 ways to implement xAPI in your elearning courses

Kineo

For many L&D professionals, keeping up with the technology curve is half the fun. Since 2011, we’ve been hearing about Tin Can, now know as the Experience API , or xAPI. No longer just a shiny new object that everyone just scratches their head about, we’re starting to see actual use cases and implementations that show this technology is on the rise.

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Using #H5P in #Captivate

Adult Learning with Technology

Recently I’ve been developing templates and eLearning courses in Captivate 2017 and wondered if it was possible to embed a H5P component into a page. Turns out you can and it’s pretty easy.

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

Leadership Tools for Small Business

Your Training Edge

Leadership is a concept that is sometimes identified only with large organizations, but don’t be fooled by this assumption. Leaders are present in every organization, at every level, and this includes small business.

Rockin’ Responsive Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

Are you ready to rock your responsive design? John Blackmon, Trivantis CTO joined us at our DevLearn 2017 eLearning Rockstars Stage this October and shared his responsive design knowledge.

The New Age of Business Success: Will Unicorns Survive?

mLevel

How Culture Can Make or Break a Business, The Gap in Unicorn Companies, and The Evolution of Corporate Training. In my early 30’s (many moons ago) I had the privilege of being an Officer for Waffle House.

Tip When Selecting a WordPress Page Builder

LearnDash

Page builders represent a huge market in the WordPress ecosystem. Here is the most important thing to consider before choosing one. The WordPress page builder market is quite competitive. There are many options to choose from, all boasting some pretty impressive capabilities. I personally have used quite a number of them. In fact, I have probably have seen every one of them in use over the years given that many LearnDash customers opt to use page builders to design their online course sites.

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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.

Leading High Performance Teams

Your Training Edge

General leadership is always a task that moves an organization forward. But creating and leading a high performance team may increase retention, efficiency, and even profit.

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Customize Your Customizable Courseware In the Cloud With Lectora Online

eLearning Brothers

Lectora Online users, rejoice! Our Professional Soft Skills Customizable Courseware is now available with Lectora Online source files. You can now collaborate online with your team as you customize these training courses to your heart’s content.

4 GAMIFICATION PITFALLS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

Learnnovators

The post 4 GAMIFICATION PITFALLS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM appeared first on Learnnovators.

Your Bayesian Brain – Are you wired for statistics?

Learningtogo

The Expectation Effect is a concept in psychology that suggests we get the results in life that we have come to expect. Sadly, many of us – myself once included – have developed a belief that we are “no good” at math.

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.

The Rise of the Digitals

Your Training Edge

We are living in an age of technology where electronic devices have become an integral part of anyone’s life. People who use technology too frequently and have a high adoption rate for the latest technology are referred to as “Digitals”. As technology is improving, there is a rise in Digitals.

Webinar Recap: Adaptive Storyboarding Tools

eLearning Brothers

Storyboarding is a communication tool, whether it be from you to a developer, from you to a stakeholder, or from you to yourself two weeks from now when you finally sit down to work but have forgotten all the creative ideas you had!

How to Manually Lock and Unlock Levels and Worlds in Quest

Knowledge Guru

Manual spacing allows the game author to control what levels and worlds are available to their players. This is particularly useful when implementing your game as a daily or weekly competition.

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Futurist Bill Jensen: Are You Ready for the Future?

Learningtogo

[link]. Futurist, change expert and CEO of the Jensen Group, Bill Jensen (aka “Simpleton Bill”) helps companies, teams, and individuals double their productivity and pursue their passions.

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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.

Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The Person-Technology Fit

Your Training Edge

A recent survey by CareerBuilder informs us that 45% employers now search for candidates on social media websites, compared to 28% in 2008. Apart from that, employers are using social media sites to background check and get references for employees. The digital generation is thus not just limited to the Gen-Z, but also involves the Gen-X and Gen-Y population who are turning to evolving technology and education concepts of the wireless age.

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Why completion rates are no longer the metric of success in modern learning

Kineo

When you’re looking to develop a holy grail of just in time information and resources for your learners, don’t be surprised when they dip in and out, abandon mid-module, or skip to page three of a PDF. Unless we’re talking compliance or a course awarding credentials , a drop in course completions might actually be a good thing. The whole point of pulling your learners in and delivering at the point of need is that you’re providing what your people need to do their jobs.

Our Daily Behavior Drives Micro-Content Growth

LearnDash

With micro-content on the rise there has been greater attention given to the concept and why it resonates with today’s learner. We live in a world of instant answers and not-so-original questions. When we want to know something we generally go to Google or YouTube and ask our question, read or watch the answer, and then get on with our day. This is how we learn. Whether we retain that information is up for debate, but that is where micro-content courses attempt to bridge the gap.

Good Bye to Flash Could Mean Hello to New eLearning for Your Organization

Allen Interactions

Time is rapidly closing on flash based websites because the development environment is no longer compatible with today’s technology. Flash does not translate to mobile devices and as technology continues to evolve, responsive design becomes more and more important for all websites; especially learning systems. Blended Learning microlearning Responsive Design Simple Updates Flash Conversion

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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.

Don’t Skimp On Discovery @ Point-of-Work

Living in Learning

This post was triggered and complimentary to Bob Mosher’s post on 11/17…an important read that I agree with completely. What I offer today is an attempt to articulate a “Yes and…” in this post. The Critical Skills Analysis (CSA) used in the 5 Moments of Need methodology is extremely essential for distinguishing what can be […].

How to Create Step-By-Step Instructions Using Visuals

Visual Lounge

There are some tutorials that require more than text to be understood by readers. By creating step-by-step instructions using visuals, you can key readers into details that may otherwise not have been communicated.

Tips for Monetizing Your Webinars

Blue Sky eLearn

So, you’ve decided to start offering webinars. Or maybe you’ve been hosting webinars for a while but now you’ve decided it’s time to start monetizing them.

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