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7 Deadly Myths of Microlearning

Learning Rebels

Why are these particular microlearning myths deadly? As you all know, I’ve been around this microlearning block a time or two. Here is a post I wrote on Microlearning being the “IT” buzzword.

How 3 Learning And Development Pros Boosted Engagement

eLearning Industry

Follow our unconventional article to learn how 3 L&D pros boosted their employee training engagement through 5 steps. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Corporate Training Employee Engagement Employee Training Learning Management System Implementation

Plan Now for GDPR Impact on eLearning

Learning Solutions Magazine

Plan Now for GDPR Impact on eLearning. lynne-mcnamee. Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:00

You Can Overcome These Obstacles to eLearning for Adults

Clarity Consultants

ELearning is a format that makes sense for all age groups, particularly as more and more demographics gain access to digital content and devices. But where it really shines is in the corporate realm. Adults are capable of being great learners, but sometimes (especially for eLearning programs) obstacles may arise. Here's a quick look at some of the most common learning barriers older learners encounter, and a few tips to help you overcome those obstacles.

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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Create Beautiful Custom Dropdown Menus With jQuery—Storyline Edition

eLearning Brothers

I am sure one day soon Articulate will push an update that empowers us with dropdown (select) menus. But in the meantime, if you are like me you have probably avoided building them—it takes so many layers and triggers. But sometimes it really just makes sense to use a dropdown menu!

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Production values: do they really matter?

Clive on Learning

In any project that involves the design and development of learning content, there are competing priorities which can be hard to reconcile.

5 Tips to Increase Motivation in E-Learning

JoomlaLMS

Student motivation has always been a tough challenge for teachers. But research has shown that there are a few “standards” that remain pretty constant. Blog articles

Are you investing in the future?

Your Training Edge

“As the chief learning officer , ask yourself, ‘Are we investing sufficiently in learning to generate the growth and return we need?’ ’ We had a group of graduate students research the topic, plotting long-term shareholder returns against a number of factors.

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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.

Formal, Social and Experiential: Corporate Learning looks forward to the Future

Docebo

Veronica Pastaro of ESTE, discusses the future of corporate eLearning with Claudio Erba, CEO of Docebo. For a company to remain competitive on the market, it must focus on upgrading the skills of its employees.

My decade of provocation

E-Learning Provocateur

On this day 10 years ago, I pressed the “Publish” button on my first ever blog post. It was a welcome message pitching my corner of the World Wide Web as “a forum to share my thoughts and ideas about everything e?learning,

No Budget for Learning Videos? No Problem!

InSync Training

When you need to learn how to do something, where do you go for information? I thought about this question recently when I faced a pretty standard homeownership quandary: spring recently sprung, but my front yard needed some improvement in the lush greenery department. I turned to YouTube first to find a step-by-step process for increasing the curb appeal of my house. I knew by doing research there, I’d find a quick, easy, repeatable answer to my current problem. I’m not alone, either!

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Command-And-Control Leadership is Stifling Your Company

The Peformance Improvement

. Most companies (and governments) today are managed in a command-and-control style of leadership that prevents them from becoming high performing, sustainable organizations.

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.

Gyrus Systems to Showcase the Latest GyrusAim Learning Cloud at ATD 2018

Gyrus

Richmond, VA | April 23, 2018 – Gyrus Systems , a leading Learning Management Systems (LMS) provider will participate in the ATD 2018 International Conference & Exposition from May 6-9, 2018 at the San Diego Converntion Center, San Diego, California.

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So…You Want to Become a Learning Performance Ninja – Good Choice!

Living in Learning

This as a story, a pivotal story in my career, that validated re-thinking the significance of adopting an evolved strategy using a tactical Learning Performance Assessment (LPA) methodology embedded in a Learning Performance Solutions Discipline called DRIVER.and of course, becoming a die-hard learning performance ninja. Continuous Learning DRIVER Learning Performance Assessment Performer Support point of work design learning performance

SMEs for Design

Clark Quinn

In thinking through my design checklist, I was pondering how information comes from SMEs, and the role it plays in learning design. And it occurred to me visually, so of course I diagrammed it. The problem with getting design guidance from SMEs is that they literally can’t tell us what they do!

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Looking for an LMS at #ATD2018

eLearning 24-7

The show is nearly here. I’m talking about ATD’s International show and expo in San Diego. It is the 75th year of ATD (not shows) and besides Obama speaking, I’ll be too (how exciting). My topic for those curious, deals with the after – you buy your LMS/Learning System. I promise to thrill, not dance, though – those days are gone.

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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.

Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace: What’s the Big Deal?

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. During his recent Virtually There session , JD Dillon shared a fascinating story, "The week I joined a previous organization, our eLearning Developer quit. It wasn’t cause and effect, but I was suddenly the eLearning Developer. In my first project, I was picking up from behind and needed to find source info for this project. I was scouring through SharePoint Sites – I was having a hard time finding info I needed.

LearnDash and Gutenberg: What to Expect

LearnDash

WordPress 5.0 is coming soon (or so we are told) and with it comes the new Gutenberg editor. One of the more touchy subjects in WordPress is the new editor that is shipping out with WordPress 5.0. If you aren’t familiar with Gutenberg, then there are an endless number of articles out there to bring you up to speed (like this one ). But, chances are that if you are reading this then you: Know what Gutenberg is, and… Are using LearnDash.

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Real (e)Learning Heroes

Clark Quinn

While there are people who claim to be leaders in elearning (and some are), there is another whole group who flies under the radar. These are the people who labor quietly in the background on initiatives that will benefit all of us.

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3 examples of making the most of data in learning

Kineo

For the last few years, Big Data has been recognized as a valuable resource across many industries. The elearning industry has historically been interested in consumption data, like user completion rates and time spent in a course. However, our industry, like others, is expanding the role and use of data, especially data that is more readily available.

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.

Barriers to innovation?

Learning with e's

Image from Pxhere In March I posted a survey question as a part of my ongoing research into the adoption of new technologies in learning. The background for this question was a statement I made during a keynote discussion session at Learning Technologies in London in January.

Without major mistakes: Set course goal and learning objectives using ABCD model.

Geenio

Initiating any activity without a goal or set of objectives is equal to wandering in darkness. You may feel you are doing it right. However, in practice, just feelings themselves can lead you wrong.

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best eLearning tools.

9 Pros and Cons of Self-Hosted E-Learning

LearnDash

Where is the best place to sell online courses: your own website, or an e-learning platform? For many online educators, the first decision they have to make is whether to build their new online course on a hosted e-learning platform such as Udemy or Thinkific, or host it themselves on their own website using a self-hosted solution such as LearnDash or some other WordPress-friendly LMS.

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.

Introducing Moodle 3.5 - What to Expect in the Latest Release of Moodle

Lambda Solutions

Moodle Canada I Heart Moodle Moodle Releases moodle feature updates

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How to Crop Photos for eLearning

The eLearning Coach

Cropping an image is a powerful technique of visual design that you may be under utilizing. It's more than just making a photograph fit your space. Here are ten ways you can crop photos for eLearning and presentations. Graphics

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How to Undertake an LMS Features Comparison

TOPYX LMS

A daunting task for many organizations to undertake includes an LMS features comparison. There are multiple choices, variables, and types of LMS to consider when making a decision. Often, the cost can be a determining factor in the decision. However, overall satisfaction with an LMS is related not to the cost of the system, but to whether or not it includes essential features, which contribute to the overall functionality and end-user experience with the system.