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

Learning Science Word Salad: 14 Terms to Know

Knowledge Guru

What percentage of your learning content are you okay with people forgetting? This is a question we often ask our clients. We ask this because we often see companies that want to take massive amounts of content and squeeze it into a 30-minute eLearning course.

9 Tips To Maximize Employee Involvement In Online Training Development

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Employees are the ones who have to take your online training. So, it’s only fitting that they have a direct say in your online training initiatives. This article explores 9 ways that you can maximize employee involvement in online training development.

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Do You Need a Villain in a Learning Story?

Experiencing eLearning

I recently attended an interesting webinar by Joe Ganci on how to use science fiction to improve eLearning. In the presentation, Joe talked about elements of storytelling common to science fiction and how to incorporate those aspects for better stories in elearning.

3 Ways eLearning Infographics Can Increase Engagement

eLearning Brothers

One of the greatest blessings of the modern world is the Internet. It really is a game changer that we are able to communicate with so many people with such ease. One thing that comes with that immediacy and sheer volume that the web brings is a sense of choice overload.

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2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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Moving to Mobile Learning: Three MLearning Design Mistakes that Everyone’s Making

Allen Interactions

By Ann Iverson, Senior Instructional Designer. What was the last thing you learned on your phone? A new cooking technique? How to write better emails? How to change a flat tire? Maybe you’re on your phone right now, liking and retweeting this blog post!

3 Elements of Effective Communication for Your Next eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

Unless you’re stranded on a desert island somewhere—and given that you’re reading this, the chances of that are slim—you communicate with other people every day.

Where Does Microlearning Fit in my Learning Ecosystem?

InSync Training

We're excited to have Carla Torgerson join the InSync BYTE series ranks as a guest presenter. As a preface to her upcoming April 4, 2017, Carla provides insight into microlearning's role in larger blended learning ecosystems.

Top 6 Corporate Learning Management Systems!

Your Training Edge

Corporate training has taken leaps and bound in the past few decades. Online training is now the new measure which most employers choose when polishing up their new employees. Especially when it come to corporate training, using online resources is advantageous in many ways.

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.

What Does an eLearning Consultant Do?

eLearning Architect

You probably see the job title bouncing around, but what does an eLearning consultant actually do? In this article we'll find out. One of my colleagues once wrote an excellent article about the role of an instructional designer and I wanted to write something similar about my role.

Conversation with Kevin Kruse–Best Selling Author

Kapp Notes

I’ve known Kevin Kruse for many years. He and I met at a meeting of the Society for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Trainers (now L-TEN) over a decade ago.

5 Reasons to Join the Virtual Reality Learning Revolution Right Now

ATD Learning Technologies

By now you’ve probably heard about the recent emergence of consumer-ready virtual reality (VR) technology. Strap on the headset, grab the hand controllers, and experience the magic of going to another world.

Geenio Update - Question Pools and Advanced Statistics

Geenio

Reusing existing elements can save an E-Learning professional a lot of time and effort. If you are building online courses on a regular basis, the ability to import objects from earlier courses that have already proved their worth is a life saver

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

Authoring Tool/Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: CourseBuilder

Upside Learning

Here we are again with our eighth responsive authoring tool review. In this post, we’ll present an overview of the features, advantages, and limitations of Lumesse’s CourseBuilder. We’ve previously written about Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat, Captivate 9, Lectora 16, and Articulate 360 – Rise, and have also published a feature-wise comparison of all these tools. […]. Upside Learning CourseBuilder Lumesse CourseBuilder Responsive Authoring Tools Responsive eLearning

3 Brilliant Common Craft Instructional Videos

eLearning Brothers

Common Craft has an extensive library of informative and instructional videos. With professionalism and personality, they are easy to drop into an eLearning course to quickly get a point across in an engaging way.

Three Ways to Motivate Employees to Learn

CLO Magazine

Human motivation is a crazy thing, and we’ve learned a lot more about what motivates people from writers like Daniel Pink (“Drive”) and Carol Dweck (“Mindset”). If you have kids, you also know this first-hand.

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Catch up with Megan at Learning Solutions

Torrance Learning

Are you planning to be at the Learning Solutions Conference March 22-24 in Orlando? Catch up with Megan! Here’s a look at her schedule. Hope to see you there! Tuesday, March 21 Session Link xAPI Camp 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Session Link. Wednesday, March 22. Morning Buzz.

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How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

Popular Trends Of 2016 – Shaping The E-Learning Industry Today And Tomorrow

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Training is now an integral part of employee development. Talent management is more than just attracting and retaining talent. It is about building and enhancing employee potential which automatically supports organizations in meeting its goals and objectives.

6 Custom elearning Design Essentials

Designing Digitally

Successful elearning courses do not simply “share information”. Instead, they should enable employees to apply the knowledge learned in their workplace or real-life situations.

INFOGRAPHIC: You Will Need These Leadership Skills in the Future

CLO Magazine

It pays to look ahead, especially when it comes to leadership skills development. The Institute for Corporate Productivity summed up neatly what leadership capabilities people will need in the future, so learning leaders can begin preparing and allocating their resources now. Source: i4cp.

Using Emotional Intelligence for Agile Learning

InSync Training

How does building emotional intelligence allow learning professionals to be more effective at their jobs? This blog by Marjorie Derven, guest InSync BYTE series speaker, introduces the connection before her March 21 live online learning event.

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

Technology or preparation?

Clark Quinn

In listening to a recent presentation on the trends affecting the workplace and HR, there was mention about how organizations were using more cognitive technology, AI, etc. and this was changing jobs. There were two additional notes. First, these efforts aren’t (largely) leading to job losses, as these folks were being reskilled. Second, HR wasn’t involved in 65% of this. That’s a concern.

Importance of Mobile Learning for Training – Explained by Ryan Tracey

PulseLearning

As part of our Mobile Learning for Corporate Training Series, we asked a number of key industry influencers to share their insights on the future of mobile.

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How to Build a High Trust Workplace

CLO Magazine

The research is in and the case has been proven: When companies create trusting work environments, employee engagement soars and the bottom line thrives. Yet most organizations don’t put resources into intentionally building trust; leaders just assume trust grows over time. Not so.

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Self-Assessments That Will Help You Better Develop Your Leadership Skills

Clarity Consultants

Leadership is about more than evaluating the effectiveness of your team. Sometimes, leadership is about assessing your own effectiveness and making appropriate changes to grow.

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.