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Authoring Tool Trends for 2017

eLearning 24-7

The authoring tool industry continues to evolve. Adapt? Yes in some cases, no in other cases. If you are inquiring adoption across all learning tech capabilities and consumer demand (from the consumer marketplace and learners), then the answer is half yes and half no. .

Media Options for Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

Rather than delivering eLearning content as a lecture, you can explain it through conversations. While more resource-intensive multimedia may be desired, you have a range of options with this technique. It’s possible to use conversations even with a low budget.

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A Trainer's Perspective on Making Corporate Training More Productive

Raptivity

For quite some time now, we have been focusing on how to make corporate training better. In a recent blog post , we spoke about making compliance training fun. Continuing on the same lines, today we are going to explore how to make compliance, and rather, all internal training more interesting for employees. We would explore the first-hand experience of a customer (Name Confidential) on how she made training more interesting for her organization’s employees.

Revisiting the Ecosystem

Clark Quinn

One of the keys to the L&D revolution is recognizing the full performance ecosystem and the ways technology can support performance and development. I’ve tried to represent and share my thinking via diagrams (including here , here , and here ).

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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Mobile Learning Stats You Should Know

LearnDash

Mobile learning is driving the growth of the elearning industry. It makes sense when you think about it. We are constantly connected via our smartphones. It means we can take learning “on the go” No longer are we confined to a laptop for online training. The U.S.

The change is here

Clark Quinn

For a number of years now (at least six ), I’ve been beating the drum about the need for organizations to be prepared to address change. I’ve argued that things are happening faster, and that organizations are going to have to become more agile.

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What is L&D’s role, and who is our “customer?”

Kineo

We're no stranger to industry trends constantly changing in the Learning and Development space. Now, we’re noticing a shift in the demands that companies are placing on their Learning & Development organization, especially in the last couple years.

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Breaking Your Charts Into The Perfect Sized PowerPoint Pieces

eLearning Brothers

In this post, you’ll learn how to break your PowerPoint charts apart to quickly generate stylish new looks for your data visualizations. This is an advanced PowerPoint technique, but the strategy behind it is simple.

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.

You need to change the way you view training if you want to measure the impact of learning

Axonify

This past week Carol lead a webinar hosted by Training Industry on “How to Measure the Impact of Learning” and, once again, she hit it right out of the park.

7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era

CLO Magazine

Digital transformation is an urgent imperative. Today’s talent are either shifting to, or have already become, digital natives. These employees expect a collaborative, flexible, high energy, purposeful and inclusive workplace.

12 TEMPLATES WE CAN, AND SHOULD, USE WHILE DESIGNING E-LEARNING

Learnnovators

The post 12 TEMPLATES WE CAN, AND SHOULD, USE WHILE DESIGNING E-LEARNING appeared first on Learnnovators.

Have You Discovered Your Discovery Gaps…Yet?

Living in Learning

If we do not accomplish discovery at the Point-of-Work, we can only guess at performance outcomes or task-level work requirements, who actually does the work, required resources, tools, systems and/or moment of need support needed to pull it off in a sustainable manner. THAT’S a discovery gap. And it’s urgent we close it sooner than later.

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.

What Do I Need in an LMS? I’m Looking to Market and Sell eLearning.

Association eLearning

Let’s say you’re an association. You want to start delivering online courses for certification and credentialing for your members. You’ve heard this increases memberships and brings in non-dues revenue. Now, how do you get started? You know you need to convert your ILT to an online format.

Why You Should Encourage Leaders to Play Games

CLO Magazine

Many of us grew up playing Battleship, Monopoly and Clue board games. Others played “42” in dominoes. All of these games provide bonding as well as learning opportunities, and most adults play those same games today with their kids — in addition to new technology-based games — for the same purpose.

7 Perks to Skyrocket Employee Productivity

WalkMe Training Station

Working at WalkMe, I have come to be accustomed to certain perks. I enjoy the espresso, the free lunch, and always available snacks.

Here’s a Free Application to Help with Tutorials & Screencast Videos

Rapid eLearning

If you create software training then odds are you show a lot of keyboard shortcuts. If that’s the case you’ll like today’s tip where I share a simple tool that makes it really easy to display the keyboard shortcuts on-screen.

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!

Skillsoft Study Shows Modern Learners Place a High Value on Books for Learning New Skills

Skillsoft

If you thought the age of YouTube meant that Millennials had abandoned book learning… think again! elearning Skillsoft Books24x7

The Importance of Inspirational Leadership

CLO Magazine

It is a world in which one employee can threaten a century-old brand’s reputation with one social media post, and a management team will be challenged to articulate its viewpoint on the issues of the day, often the next crisis hasn’t even been imagined.

5 Gadgets and Gizmos on my EdTech Wish List

InSync Training

As a Learning Experience Designer, I am always promoting the theory and research behind the work that I do, and stressing that “it’s not about the technology." We create learning solutions that meet the needs of our learners through mindful approaches, not through technology.

Top down implementation of social learning doesn’t work! (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

Now that social learning is a hot topic, many organizations are beginning to consider how they can implement or operationalize it. However, “social learning” is a very different type of learning from traditional training, because it is natural phenomenon (that takes place when people share and collaborate with one another) … Social learning

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.

Why localized content matters, and how to get started

Visual Lounge

You probably already know you need localized content. And you may already be taking steps toward creating content on a global scale. But just because you’re sharing content across the globe, doesn’t guarantee your message will resonate worldwide.

Courage Can Lead Workers to the C-suite

CLO Magazine

Think of competencies that executive-level leaders acquire; what comes to mind? The ability to inspire? Or, advanced level skill in organization? Promoting high performance? What about courage? Think about courage for a second.

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The Importance of Infographics for Complex Learning Content

CommLab India

Presenting complex content in a simple way is nothing less than a nightmare for instructional designers. They often have to come up with new ideas to help learners understand complex content quickly. In such cases, infographics come to the rescue of instructional designers.

Gamification – a cross-generational affair

Matrix

The traditional workplace was like a friendly, somewhat dusty, familiar, gentle giant.

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.

How To Make The Most of Webinars For Personal Learning & Development

HT2 Labs

Jo Cook shares her expert advice on how to ensure your time as a webinar attendee is well spent. The post How To Make The Most of Webinars For Personal Learning & Development appeared first on HT2 Labs. Personalisation Tech & Trends

The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was published in December 2004 on CLOmedia.com. The previous Business Intelligence column presented an instrument designed to assess the extent to which the CLO and the learning enterprise add value to the organization.

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5 Hobbies of Instructional Designers to Keep Them Going

CommLab India

I firmly believe that incorporating hobbies in our daily routine helps us be effective, both in our personal and professional lives. Though many think hobbies are just for fun, I strongly consider that hobbies offer a great way to satisfy one’s passion and curiosity.