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Dear Michael, My Content Is Boring

Allen Interactions

Editors Note: some years ago (10,000 in internet years) Allen Interactions produced an e-zine. It may or may not have looked a little like this: Context eLearning

Using Learning Objects as “Knowledge Packages” to Achieve Learning Objectives

Docebo

Learning objects cover a single learning objective, while acting as autonomous units that can be leveraged across multiple courses. One of the main advantages with e-learning and the delivery of online training is the opportunity to serve learning objects (compliant with SCORM 1.2,

8 Examples Of Video-Based Learning For Corporate Training

EI Design

The usage of videos for learning is an established practice. It is seeing an acceleration in adoption on account of the wider usage of Mobile Learning and Microlearning. In this article, I share 8 examples on how you can use video based learning. Video-Based Learning For Corporate Training.

Defining the Modern Learner Experience

InSync Training

When designing and delivering content, we need to balance five elements of the learner experience: technology, design, people, place, and time. In order to achieve this balance, we need to focus on the learner experience. We need to define and leverage how learning is structured, including when it is taking place, where it is taking place, and how it is being delivered. Modern Blended Learning Blended Learning Instructional Design Modern Learners

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.

How do you measure microlearning?

Axonify

Learning and development (L&D) professionals have been dealing with problems measuring the effectiveness of their programs for decades. Does this sound familiar? First, you schedule people out of the operation to attend a class or complete an eLearning module. Then, to get to level 1 (reaction) measurement, you have to send them a survey and hope they respond. To hit level 2 (learning), you give them a test, but this only measures their knowledge at that specific moment in time.

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The best of both worlds

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s no point landing the perfect plane at the wrong airport. That’s an analogy someone shared with me several years ago to explain Design Thinking, and it has resonated with me ever since for two reasons.

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My Favorite Instructional Design Books for New eLearning Designers

Tim Slade

When you’re new to eLearning, you might find yourself spending a lot of time learning how to use your very first eLearning authoring tool or how to design your slides.

Vote for the Top Tools for Learning 2018

Jane Hart

The Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018, the 12th Annual Learning Tools survey, is now open. Jane Hart will once again be compiling the list from the votes of contributors worldwide as well as 3 sub-lists: Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2018 – ie.

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The 10 essential features of an ideal online learning delivery platform

Your Training Edge

The world of eLearning has flourished in the last decade. Online teaching tools are evolving to boost efficiency, bridge gaps as soon as they appear.

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.

Leveraging The Benefits Of Blended Learning For The Next Generation Workforce

G-Cube

When it comes to embracing the benefits of online learning by incorporating mobility and social media, then blended learning comes as a solution. The significance of blended learning has been redefined in every single way.

Our Favorite Moments From eLBX

eLearning Brothers

Well kids, it happened! eLearning Brothers’ first go round at hosting a conference is now behind us, and you know what? It was everything we hoped it would be. The only problem now is the year-long wait for eLBX 2.0. You know that feeling you get right after your favorite holiday?

MWL Newsletter No 68

Jane Hart

Posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 3 – 9 June 2018. Modern Workplace Learning

Resources from eLBX Conference

Kapp Notes

Great time at the eLBX Conference. Met up with some old friends and made some new ones. Here are the slides and some resources discussed. Here is a link to the conference. Games, Gamification and Game-Thinking: Making a Impact with Learners from Karl Kapp.

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.

Infographic – Role Of Chatbots For Modern Workforce Training

G-Cube

Today, chatbots used in e-learning are completely changing the workplace, with an aim to increase business productivity, employee efficiency and morale.

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Best Practices for Selecting an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Selecting an LMS is a big decision. Check out our best practices for when you make your decision! Selecting an LMS is a big decision. There’s the financial aspect. The time you’ll put into implementing the platform – adding courses, creating content.

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7 Excellent Tips To Create Compelling E-Learning Course Descriptions, Titles and Introductions

JoomlaLMS

Writing a good, attention-grabbing text is never easy, no matter what it's purposes are. With education courses where descriptions, titles, introductions and all of the other elements have to be impeccable and compelling, this is even more noticeable. Blog articles

Managing the Self-Directed Learner

The Peformance Improvement

Following is an excerpt from our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy (Chapter Five). There is a moment in the movie The Matrix when Trinity says, “I need to know how to fly a helicopter!” She plugs a jack directly into her brain and downloads the skills. Plugging in to what she needed to learn was as direct and fast as the screenwriters could imagine….

[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.

How Does Learning Management Systems Deliver Just-in-Time Learning For Corporate Training

G-Cube

In today’s digital era, time is the new money and that is why modern learners expect most information to be available anytime and anywhere. The overall digital transformation has proved to be a catalyst for how organizations approach towards learning and development.

Designing a game

Clark Quinn

When I was a young academic in Australia, a colleague asked me if I would talk to some folks about a game. He knew that I had designed games before returning to grad school, and had subsequently done one on my thesis research.

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How to Create and Sell Online Courses in 10 Steps

LearnDash

If you want to make money selling online courses, follow these steps. You want to start an online business where you sell online courses, but you don’t know where to start. There’s no shortage of information out there, and digging through it all can be overwhelming. Fortunately, you’re in luck! If you’re excited about online education and ready to try your hand at it, here’s how to get started. Step 1: Start with an idea.

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When History Happens and No One Notices

KnowledgeStar

“When we look back across five centuries, the implications of the Renaissance appear to be obvious. It seems astonishing that no one saw where it was leading, anticipating what lay around the next bend in the road and over the horizon. Even the wisest were at a hopeless disadvantage, for their only guide in sorting […]. Managing Minds

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Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

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.

Full-Managed Cloud Hosting for Moodle Vs. Self-Hosting

Lambda Solutions

Once your organization has made a decision to use Moodle as your chosen learning management system (LMS) , another big decision lies ahead. Do you host it yourself or rely on a Moodle hosting services partner to guide you? Many factors play into this decision. Keeping a large project like a Moodle implementation in-house can be overwhelming, time restrictive, and, believe it or not, can end up being more costly than outsourcing to a Moodle hosted provider.

3 Ways Companies Can Use LMS Software to Improve Employee Training

TOPYX LMS

Forward-thinking company leaders are interested in improving employee training any way they can. CEOs of the most successful companies in the world have seen firsthand the difference effective employee training makes in company culture. This is precisely the reason they invest in training. Many highly successful companies rely specifically on learning management system (LMS) software and other types of eLearning tools to improve employee training. LMS LMS Software

4 Closing Tips to Help You Sell Online Courses

LearnDash

How to close more leads without making them feel pressured. If you’re new to selling online courses (or selling anything, really), you may not know what sales funnels or pipelines are, not to mention what the “buyer’s journey” is all about. Briefly put, when a person goes to make a purchase, they pass through various stages of a sales cycle—from discovery of a product, to assessing various options, to making a final decision.

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The case for credentials: street cred for employees, real cred for companies

Kineo

In this age of ‘every kid gets a trophy’ just for participating in a sporting activity, the notion of incentivizing employee training can be met with groans and eyerolls. Credentials and certificates are not merely gold stars of achievement, however. Credentialing employees through trainings and workshops can be meaningful for their companies and their careers.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Game Results

Clark Quinn

The game we designed (as I talked about yesterday), Quest for Independence , was actually a fair bit of a hit. While we couldn’t talk to kids still, anecdotally we heard that the kids were playing it. And , as the design intended, it led them to talk to the Care counselors.

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How an LMS Can Help Your Company Improve Employee Productivity

TOPYX LMS

Seventy percent of U.S. workers aren’t engaged at work.¹ Even worse, employee productivity is declining, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.². That’s bad news for companies since decreased employee productivity is linked to diminished revenue and weak company culture that can lead to high employee turnover. LMS eLearning and Corporate Training

LearnDash at Learning DevCamp 2018

LearnDash

Come “nerd out” on e-learning with us! Learning management is a big industry with many players, most of which are venture-funded. The industry is also quite “cut-throat” which makes it difficult for the bootstrapped offering to compete. Our learning management system is one of a select (very) few offerings that started without venture capital and has steadily grown organically through word of mouth and by offering a solid product with vision-oriented development.

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