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Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. I went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report.

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Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience

Kapp Notes

In a recent article 3 Instructional Design Strategies For Virtual Reality Learning , I discussed three (among many) instructional design strategies for VR: Conceptual Orienteering, Critical Incident and Operational Application.

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Learning Objectives and GPS

Association eLearning

Your supervisor stops by and says they’re super busy. They need you to take care of something they don’t have time to do. After showing you that “Everything you need is in this folder” they thank you for your help and walk off. You have no idea how to do the task you were just assigned.

Scope Creep: It’s Not Just the Project Manager’s Problem

eLearning Brothers

It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginning instructional designer or a seasoned veteran, you have most likely already experienced “scope creep.” Like most of us IDs, you have probably even been guilty of allowing a little bit (or a lot) of scope creep to enter into a project.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

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Learning Trends In 2016 – Learning Paradigm Shift

Geenio

Deloitte has published their latest report, Global Human Capital Trends 2016, in which it shared the findings about the main trends in HR, and a whole section of the report is dedicated to the subject of learning. In this article, we aim

2017: Where will it all trend?

Kineo

Post Brexit and Trump, they say after 2016 things will never be the same. But when it comes to the much more vexed question of what are the trends in digital learning, from a content point of view, expect more of the same! To name a few: social, curation, personalised, micro learning, VR, AR, xAPI and apps.

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The Learning Experience Architect: Reimagining Your Role

InSync Training

How are you handling all of the changes in the new Learning and Development landscape? If you’re like me, you’re realizing that having a narrow professional focus isn’t an option anymore. Instead, you’re broadening your approach in order to stay current.

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Ready Player None: The Pitfalls of Gamification

eLearning Alchemy

Length: 777 words. Reading Time: ~3.5 minutes. It’s hard to have missed the rise of gamification in the learning industry over the past few years. Self-proclaimed gamification “experts” have seemingly dropped from the sky to fill our conferences and social media channels.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

Putting Tom Cat Into a Pet Carrier: 28-Easy Steps

Living in Learning

“We ARE going for a ride and YOU…the cat…have no choice in the matter.” In advance of ever even seeing the car, there is a direct correlation here – pet carrier = car ride. Solution options that surface in a cat’s brain?? Fight. Unfortunately, those three options are not actually options; instead they represent a chain of escalation. Humor Learning About Living cat carrier adventure cat stories hostage cat owner story humor

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Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

I re-read Susan Cain’s ‘Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking’. According to this very well researched book, at least one-third of the population are introverts. The book provides great insights into how introverts live within a culture that rewards and favours extroversion. Lots of people are ‘ambivert’ – they have traits of both introverts as extroverts – but one is always dominant.

Getting Started With Knowledge Management

Geenio

In this article you will find a list of basic recommendations that can be used to establish knowledge management in an organization. If your company treats its employees’ expertise with the respect it deserves, you can use the information

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.

5 Things to Consider in Gamification Design

ATD Learning Technologies

As a business owner, leader, manager, or talent development professional, you can learn how to create fun and rewarding gamified experiences to achieve the business objectives that are crucial for the success and profitability of your organization.

7 Top Benefits Of Collaborative eLearning

EI Design

Some of the most valuable eLearning experiences come in the form of naturally-occurring conversations. But how can you duplicate these everyday interactions in your eLearning course design? The answer is through a collaborative eLearning approach.

Instructional Design Post-SCORM

Web Courseworks

Kicking off the 2017 eLearning Thought Leaders Series will be Megan Torrance from TorranceLearning on, “xAPI for Instructional Designers.” Torrance is Chief Energy Officer at TorranceLearning, an eLearning Brothers Company, where they specialize in custom learning design and development.

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Dude, Where’s My car? Fixing Brain Fog

Learning Rebels

Brain fog. We’ve all been there. The world gets fuzzy around the edges. We feel like we’re suffering from a bad case of jet lag. Brain fog, UGH. Technically, brain fog is the feeling of confusion, forgetfulness, or a lack of focus.

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Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

How to Use the Three Act Structure to Make Rockin’ eLearning Videos

eLearning Brothers

Keeping your learners entertained is a key component of an eLearning video course. How can you keep them engaged? By mimicking other videos that entertain them. I’m talking about movies and TV. In this age of easily accessible video entertainment, most of us are watching a lot of TV and movies.

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A Cognitive Audit?

Clark Quinn

In the recent Chief Learning Officer magazine, I wrote an article on the basics of the cognitive science of learning.

Avoid Social Learning Overload: 9 Techniques for Managing Your PLN

InSync Training

On Fridays, this blog series will explore YOU as a modern learner. This doesn't just happen: becoming a successful modern learner means taking an active role in creating, curating, and maintaining your Personal Learning Network (PLN).

JANE BOZARTH – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

The post JANE BOZARTH – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS appeared first on Learnnovators. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Interviews Learning Consulting WOL #lrnchat B.

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.

Putting Tom Cat Into a Pet Carrier: 28-Easy Steps

Living in Learning

“We ARE going for a ride and YOU…the cat…have no choice in the matter.” In advance of ever even seeing the car, there is a direct correlation here – pet carrier = car ride. Solution options that surface in a cat’s brain?? Fight. Unfortunately, those three options are not actually options; instead they represent a chain of escalation. Humor Learning About Living cat carrier adventure cat stories hostage cat owner story humor

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Rahaf Harfoush #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Rahaf Haroush opened the second day of the 2017 ATD TechKnowledge conference. She made clear some important points about the potential for technology. For instance she made the case for context-sensitive performance support, social network analysis, and a learning culture.

Sorting Through the EdTech Toolbox: 6 Blended Learning Tool Categories

InSync Training

We keep saying that technology is just a tool, but what do we really mean? I have a full toolbox out in the garage, but I have to admit that I’ve used a shoe to hammer a nail into the wall on more than one occasion. Are we using the right tools to design , develop, deliver, facilitate , produce , and curate learning? Or, are we using our shoes, staplers, or anything sturdy enough that we have on hand to get the job done? In the end, does it really matter?

Day 1 – #ATDTK17 Review

eLearning 24-7

Well, well, the first day is completed (Wed. 1-11) and so much to discuss. First off, this is a high-level post, day two and a total post review coming Sunday 1-15, due to travel. Before diving into the action, I’d love to recommend the Wave Rocketbook as a must for writing notes, etc. when I did with the seminars. . What is very cool is that after writing your notes, you scan the page using the app, and blast off they go to your favorite online drive site, such as Dropbox, Box, etc. .

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

The Upside Learning Solutions Showcase

Upside Learning

Even with the best of intentions, it’s a pretty tough job to implement innovation. You may spot it floating somewhere out there: an idea that could really help your team learn better or teach better, do better or share their knowledge better. Many clients started their conversations with us by asking for help to put […]. eLearning Custom eLearning Showcase Custom Learning Showcase Custom Learning Solutions Showcase Learning Solutions Showcase Upside Learning Showcase

5 Biggest Myths about Gamification [Infographic]

CommLab India

The corporate world is chanting the gamification mantra. Organizations all over the world use gamification to train their workforce and help them solve problems. According to MarketsandMarkets, the gamification market is expected to reach USD 11.10 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 46.3%.

Secure Video Hosting Options for Your LMS Courses

JoomlaLMS

Videos are an integral part of e-Learning businesses. The quality of content and the level of interactivity determine how engaged students are in your course. Most Learning Management Systems, including JoomlaLMS, support embedding videos in their online courses. Blog articles