Sat.Sep 09, 2017 - Fri.Sep 15, 2017

Using Virtual Reality to Improve Memory

InSync Training

With modern blended learning, we strive to build skills beyond the classroom, and support learners in how they work and live. Guest blogger Jenny Holt explores an exciting aspect of the digital age.

6 Must-Read Learning Game Design Books

Knowledge Guru

Designing a game is no easy task, but do you know what’s even more difficult? Designing a game that helps people actually learn something. The BLP team (creators of Knowledge Guru) is no stranger to the challenges that come with learning game creation. That’s why we read about it!

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Immediate and Delayed Consequences in Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

In branching scenarios, we can use a combination of immediate and delayed consequences and feedback. Consequences are what happens as a result of decisions; feedback is what we tell learners after decisions. Use Immediate Consequences Often.

Learning and Performance Ecosystems

Association eLearning

Apparently, Learning and Development (L&D) doesn’t require air to survive. I say this because it’s frequently handled in a vacuum, away from everything it’s supposed to be connected to. It’s often brought in at the last minute as well. And yet there are still L&D departments and vendors.

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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Corporate University:Include Technology

Your Training Edge

In today’s environment, technology is king. We know this because first of all because technology is cost effective and efficient, but also because, let’s face it, technology is popular.

Finding Balance in Blended learning

InSync Training

In a recent blog post, we described modern blended learning as the realization of a harmonic balance of instructional, technical, organizational, and delivery components in support of learner engagement and achievement.

Networking and Social Media in Education – Video Interview with Josh Murdock

JoomlaLMS

We have been talking a lot about building effective eLearning courses and the importance of engaging and motivating the students along the eLearning journey. What we haven’t talked about yet is how to utilize networking and social media for making learning effective.

Filling in xAPI’s Most Important Gaps

MakingBetter

2017 is a year that is really testing our capacities and limits. Politics, natural disasters, cyber security threats, budgets… even ADL has hit some road bumps. We formed the Data Interoperability Standards Consortium (DISC) a few years ago specifically to hedge against disruptions to ADL’s capacity for spec stewardship so that the people who rely […]. The post Filling in xAPI’s Most Important Gaps appeared first on MakingBetter. Experience API Open Source

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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.

6 Dirty Myths About eLearning People Still Believe

Your Training Edge

Getting education online becomes viral. Students no longer need to travel to another country to study at the college or university of their dream. They can listen to the lectures, attend seminars, and submit their papers using the Internet.

Teach Soft Skills With eLearning Brothers Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Is your team struggling with communicating clearly? Missed deadlines and confusion about project goals are all signs that your team may need to work on interpersonal skills. Never fear—the eLearning Brothers are here to help!

How To Convince Your Subject Matter Expert That Less Is More

Dashe & Thomson

by Andrea May. Working with subject matter experts is not a straight-forward, one-size-fits-all affair. There’s no rulebook with a single set of rules that works for every SME you’ll encounter. Instead, each SME presents a unique challenge for instructional designers and other L&D professionals.

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Webinar - IDs are Going Crazy for These Serious Learning Game Techniques

Allen Interactions

Instructional Design Gaming Gamification Behavior-Based Learning

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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.

LMS: Scheduling and Facilities Management

Your Training Edge

When you bring your Learning Management System online, you can say goodbye to hand-written schedule books and inputting class lists in Outlook and Excel. Your LMS manages scheduling and facilities, and provides information and data that is easily accessible, just like reporting and tracking.

Tinder for Outsourcing Vendors

eLearning Brothers

Outsourcing aspects of your business has become a necessary way of life. To that end, selecting and building a relationship with your vendors is a lot like building a relationship in your personal life.

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3 Tips To Meet Modern Learners Digital Expectations

B Online Learning

Did you know that people unlock their phones up to 9 times every hour? If you find this hard to believe, then think about how often you grab your phone as you see a notification light up or hear your phone chime.

Developing a business culture that drives growth

Kineo

What’s your instant reaction when I use the words ‘business culture’ in terms of the workplace? Positive? Negative? Unfortunately we often can feel negative about the idea of culture at work.

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.

LMS: Training Management

Your Training Edge

Your LMS can manage various aspects of your training life cycle as well as content. Consider how much manual management is involved with curriculum development and management, career-pathing, certifications, testing, and evaluation.

Webinar: Using Lectora to Personalize Your Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Off the shelf courses can save you loads of time filling a soft skills training gap but fall short if they don’t support your brand or targeted learning objectives. Enter our Professional Soft Skills Customizable Courseware Library !

Apprenticeships in the U.S. by the Numbers [Infographic]

Pract.us

With a growing skills gap and increase in technical knowledge required for today’s jobs, companies are looking for better ways to find qualified employees. Some are developing apprenticeship programs in which employees learn while they earn. These programs have long been overlooked in the U.S.,

Advanced Mobility: Supporting Knowledge Sharing

Upside Learning

One of the world’s largest technology solutions providers (offering enterprise software and hardware solutions) had come to us with an interesting training requirement. The organisation wanted to leverage the expertise of its star performers. They wanted a way make it easier for their especially successful sales people to share their experiences with others in the […]. Mobile Learning knowledge creation knowledge production knowledge sharing Mobility Performance Support

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.

LMS: Tracking, Notifications, and Reporting

Your Training Edge

Your Learning Management System can be used as a valuable tracking tool, not just for the training and development department but also for employees, managers, and even executives.

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5 Rules for Successful Microlearning

ATD Learning Technologies

It’s almost inevitable that within the next few decades, Clippy will arise from the dead as a miniature virtual assistant projected on your desk in augmented reality. In this near future, Clippy will compete with Siri, Alexa, and Cortana to coach you through difficult challenges at work.

Kineo’s work shortlisted for learning technologies awards

Kineo

Awards season will shortly be upon us, and Kineo's work with clients has once again been shortlisted for the Learning Technologies Awards. Hundreds of entries from a wide range of sectors across the world have been whittled down to this year’s ‘impressive and record-breaking shortlist’.

Thank You For Attending Our Webinar on How to Use AR/VR in Corporate Training

Paradiso

A big Thank You to everyone who attended our webinar on How to Use AR/VR in Corporate Training, held on Wednesday 6th September 2017. Like last time, we were absolutely thrilled with the overwhelming response to this webinar and greatly appreciate your attendance.

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.

8 E-Learning Developers You Should Follow

Rapid eLearning

In the past, I’ve referenced a number of instructional designers who are active in the community where they share all sorts of free downloads , examples , and answer questions.

User Experience Design in eLearning

Dashe & Thomson

Are you one who scowls at confusing signage on the highway? Reprimands your laptop when filling out unclear online forms? Scoffs at designs that don’t communicate efficiently? You, my friend, are a victim of bad user experience design, and you’re not alone. User Experience, or if you want to sit at the cool table—“UX,” is a broad term most often used within the web design world. User Experience is defined as a person’s perceptions of and responses to the use of a product, system, or service.

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Three Reasons Why Your Tech Support Team Should be Using Screen Capture

Visual Lounge

Nobody contacts tech support when things are going well. If everything works perfectly and there are no problems, there’s no need for assistance. In many cases, the standard response to a tech support request might be to type out the steps needed to resolve a customer’s issue.