Sat.Apr 08, 2017 - Fri.Apr 14, 2017

Scaffolding in Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

How do you incorporate scaffolding in microlearning? How is scaffolding different in microlearning than in longer formats? First, let’s define scaffolding. Scaffolding is support for learners that gradually fades away until the learner can do the task without support.

Instructional Design vs. Learning Game Design: What’s the Difference?

Knowledge Guru

Your manager decides to include games and gamification as part of this year’s training strategy. As the instructional designer, she expects you to create the learning game.

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Tim Gunn's “Natty Approach” to Learning

Dashe & Thomson

by Shane Lueck. Anyone familiar with Tim Gunn knows that he does everything with a certain level of finesse. As the Emmy-winning mentor extraordinaire from Project Runway , viewers are well aware of his passionate, witty, and firm approach as a mentor to the designers.

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

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A supportive online training culture encourages continual development and professional growth. But it also has a significant impact on your corporate eLearning ROI. In this article, I’ll discuss 7 benefits that a supportive online training culture can bring to your company’s bottom line.

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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Open Source LMS: The Free LMS that isn’t Free!

Paradiso

So, you’ve identified the need for an LMS in your organization and are on the lookout for one. Some smart techies in your organization might have suggested going for an Open Source LMS. Open source what.? Must have been your first reaction!

Introducing the New Adobe Captivate 2017

eLearning Brothers

Adobe just released the newest version of its popular eLearning authoring tool, Captivate. The new release contains several enhancements and additions that have really enhanced your ability to create high-quality eLearning in a short amount of time.

Voting for the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 is now open

Jane Hart

The 11th Annual Learning Tools survey is taking place in 2017, and Jane Hart will once again be compiling an overall Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 as well as 3 sub-lists: Social learning

8 Guidelines for Designing Microlearning Resources

InSync Training

What’s the deal with microlearning? Neuroscientists boast about the importance and value of this bite-sized approach. More and more instructional designers purposefully break larger programs into smaller, more concise events and resources.

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.

Applying the DIKW Methodology to Education Offerings at Associations

Web Courseworks

The Internet gives marketers a multitude of frameworks, guidelines, and models to follow. But which ones make the most sense for what you have to offer? Online courses, journal articles, and annual conferences are a large aspect of association and medical societies marketing campaigns.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

This post is adapted from a webinar – register here to view the recording. They say for eLearning to be engaging, it needs to be interactive. Interactivity is the key that keeps the learner’s interest, and assists them in embedding new knowledge once they have completed a learning module.

Enabling Instructional Designers - Using Raptivity for Content Visualization

Raptivity

Effective content visualization is one of the key elements of instructional design. It plays a key role in engaging learners. On the development side, it lets instructional designers (IDs) present complex topics in formats that are appealing to the eye, and helpful enough to retain knowledge. IDs have various options to present content - diagrams, charts, graphs, illustrations, drawings, photographs, etc, but deciding on what to use and how exactly to use it, can be tricky.

How to Add Color and Use Creativity at Work

ej4 eLearning

As a child, I thought creativity only meant art, music, and dance; things I liked doing but I wasn’t very good at. In school, I was the kid who used every art supply on my project even though I was only supposed to use yarn and pipe cleaners. I thought my creativity shouldn’t be limited to yarn and pipe cleaners. If there was no glitter, it wasn’t a finished project! Creative meant “more” to me. Where some kids were satisfied following the art teacher’s rules, I broke free!

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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.

How to Make Video: Before Starting Your First Video, Part 2

Visual Lounge

This is part 2 of a series about how to make a video, which covers the basics of what to do before you begin production on a video. Review part 1 on how to make video. Make a Plan: Don’t Pick Up the Camera First.

Reviewing Adobe Captivate 2017 Responsive Output

Adobe Captivate

Captivate 2017 (and 9 really) provide great options for you to preview your responsive courses. But did you know your Reviewers can see the course at almost any size by using ReviewMyElearning.com? Blog Uncategorized 2017 captivate 2017 fluid boxes Responsive

Storyboards: What’s in a Number?

Association eLearning

The first time I worked with a storyboard template it was numbered 100, 200, 300, and so on. I did what I thought was the helpful thing and renumbered the storyboards to 1, 2, 3, and so on. I now understand why that was a mistake.

9 Strategies to Make Your Peer Learning Program Thrive

CLO Magazine

If you’re sponsoring or developing a peer learning program, you know that professional communities of practice are a cost-effective way to leverage the collective wisdom and experience of a group of leaders with similar roles, challenges or interest areas.

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!

A Lesson in Learning Design from A vegas Snapchat Story

InSync Training

I recently spent two days in Las Vegas. It was a fun trip with my wife. We flew in on a Friday and were home by Monday morning. The story in between is for another time, but I learned something very interesting in my two days there. I used Snapchat to capture all the memories of our trip.

13 Years and Shining

Upside Learning

It is a proud time on the floor as we celebrate Upside’s 13th Anniversary this April. As we look back on the years gone by, we cannot help but think of all those challenges and successes that brought us to where we are. And all those people who have worked with us and partnered with […]. Upside Learning Upside Learning Anniversary

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How To Merge Videos

Visual Lounge

Whether you’re creating a training video or marketing a product, there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself needing to merge videos together. For example, I often start training videos by introducing myself with webcam footage before I jump to live video of what I’m teaching.

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6 Strategies to Create Digital Learning Success

CLO Magazine

Technology has changed the way corporate learning and leadership development happens across the globe. Organizations increasingly rely on digital learning for a portion of their leadership development and training needs.

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.

Subscription learning: Because repetition is the mother of learning

Matrix

We humans have always had a tendency to find our models in the animal kingdom.

Classical and Rigorous

Clark Quinn

A recent twitter spat led me to some reflections, and I thought I’d share. In short, an individual I do not know attacked one of my colleague Harold’s diagrams , and said that they stood against “everything classical and rigorous” My somewhat flip comment was that “the classical and rigorous is also outdated and increasingly irrelevant. Time for some new thinking” Which then led to me being accused of spreading BS.

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Game Based Learning: The Phases of Acceptance

Designing Digitally

Change can be hard to accept. Old ways of thinking and comfortable routines can overshadow the very thought of integrating anything new into a tried and true processes. Two things are true about education and technology: they are ever-changing and they are ever-improving.

Better Is the Enemy of Best

CLO Magazine

We live in a culture that is obsessed with better. No matter what we have or how well we are doing, we want more. We passionately believe the desire to do better or have more is critical to being successful.

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.

Finding Creative Inspiration

The eLearning Coach

How do people find the creative inspiration necessary for generating unique ideas and solutions? Where do creativity and idea generation fit into our day at work?

eLearning Brothers Acquires Media 1 to Take eLearning Content Development to the Next Level

eLearning Brothers

AMERICAN FORK, UT — April 12, 2017 — eLearning Brothers today announces that it has acquired privately-held Media 1, an award winning custom eLearning development company, out of Muskegon, Michigan.

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

Every course or training initiative has at least one of two goals: to bridge knowledge gaps , and/or to transform the learner’s behavior.