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

Learning Experience Platform – WRONG

eLearning 24-7

I’ll get right to the point. I totally dislike the term, “learning experience platform” It really makes no sense, because anything and everything we do, can turn into a learning experience. Secondly, it does a major disservice to any platform that is called by that name. Allow me to elaborate.

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

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.

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Are You Creating Course Storyboards?

LearnDash

It isn’t uncommon for people to just start creating lessons in their course, but a course without a plan, or storyboard, may face serious problems down the line. Would you go hiking on an unknown trail without a map? You could, but it wouldn’t be very smart.

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?

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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Interview with an Expert Series: Tracy King

Blue Sky eLearn

Education is a lifelong passion for Tracy. Throughout her early career she was repeatedly asked to develop and deliver training – so she decided to pursue her masters and become an instructor. Fresh out of graduate school, she realized she was a subject expert but had a lot to learn about learning. Her first day in the classroom she could see before her eyes when her methods succeeded or epically failed.

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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.

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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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.

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.

4 GAMIFICATION PITFALLS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

Learnnovators

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

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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.

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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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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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 […].

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.

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.

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.

Why Today’s Training Should Focus on Modern Learners, Not Just Millennials

Allen Interactions

A co-written blog. We’ve all heard it – if we want to grow our businesses we have to focus on millennials! It seems to be all we ever hear about today, especially in the Learning and Development world. microlearning training modern learners

Big Data 101: Predictive Analytics in Talent Management

InSync Training

Virtually There session recap. Big data has become a big deal for the modern workforce. Publications like The Atlantic , Harvard Business Review , and The New York Times have covered the topic, and institutions like Gartner have researched its application for organizations. So what does it mean for those of us in Human Resources and Training? Guest speaker Claire F.