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

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.

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.

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.

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

G-Cube

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.

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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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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.

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.

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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Simulations in Online Learning

Your Training Edge

Simulations are also useful in online learning. Let’s look at some ways to use simulation concepts with virtual training. Training has come a long way since the existence of only classrooms and on-the-job interventions.

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.

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.

MadCap Flare: The Medium is Part of the Message

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Neil Perlin. Stylesheet mediums, located in the Stylesheet Editor, can automatically reformat your content depending on the output target you’re generating. Let’s say that you have to generate two output targets from your project: online and print.

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Daily Mobile Learning Episode 2: The Best UI is No UI

mLearning Revolution

Welcome to episode 2 of my new Daily Mobile Learning show on YouTube. This is a project that I had on my mind for the last 4 years and finally decided to put action behind my idea and see what happens.

Simulation Components

Your Training Edge

Now that you’ve decided to use simulations in training interventions, let’s look at some of the components of successful simulations. As we’ve discussed, a simulation can take many forms, from real-life case studies to an engine failure on a passenger jet.

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.

Storyline 3 is here

Kineo

There has been much anticipation around when Articulate would be releasing Storyline 3, the next version of Storyline, especially after the release of Articulate 360 last year. It has been quite some time since we last had a full authoring tool from Articulate people thought it would not happen. But after two and a half years since Storyline 2 was released, Storyline 3 is now here!

Adobe Captivate: A Real Topper

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, COTP , CTT. If you need to show an object on several slides, you have a few options. First, you can copy and paste the desired objects onto each slide. The problem with this technique is potential updates down the road.

Adam Cannon Responds to #AskMeMonday on Instructional Design

eLearning Brothers

Yesterday we began our #AskMeMonday Twitter conversation where we solicit questions from our followers, answer those questions inline as much as possible, and then finish up the following day with our #TellYouTuesday blog post.

Simulation Components

Your Training Edge

Now that you’ve decided to use simulations in training interventions, let’s look at some of the components of successful simulations. As we’ve discussed, a simulation can take many forms, from real-life case studies to an engine failure on a passenger jet.

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.

T.G.I.G.F. 4.0

Living in Learning

This post is now a fourth annual event reserved for Good Friday. The original posting was on a Thursday a few years ago, and I was reflecting on the upcoming Good Friday. The story never really changes, but I find myself appreciating it more every year. Good Friday can slip by too easily amidst preparations […]. A Different Mission Learning About Living crucifixion Easter forgiveness Good Friday Jesus

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BLP Wins 2016 Horizon Awards for Knowledge Guru ‘Drive’ and Custom Mobile Learning Solution

Knowledge Guru

Bottom-Line Performance (BLP) is the proud recipient of four awards in the 2016 Horizon Interactive Awards competition, including one ‘Gold’ distinction. The prestigious competition has received over 10,000 entries from over 40 countries since its inception in 2002.

New Medical and Food Service Cutout People

eLearning Brothers

We have been busy here at eLearning Brothers. It has been about a month and a half since the last Cutout People update and boy oh boy do we have some surprises for you! We have added over 8,800 new cutout people to the library !

How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

We cannot deny how social media has become a part of our daily lives, how it has influenced us and how it has connected us to the rest of the world. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus are among the social media platforms that almost everyone accesses today.

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.

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.

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LRS Rankings (Learning Record Store)

eLearning 24-7

I’m a dreamer. I dream that those who are involved in e-learning (online) and soon immersive (VR/AR/MR), learn and understand about the nuances of the various types of learning technology current and down the road. Each piece can help you achieve amazing and outstanding results.

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3 Rock Solid ‘New Stone’ Templates for Captivate

eLearning Brothers

Our New Stone line of templates has been been a runaway success, exemplifying the eLearning Brothers personality with modern design sensibilities and an endearingly quirky flair. We’ve recently added three more New Stone interaction templates to the Captivate library.

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!

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.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Read on for this week’s best articles from human resources and employee training experts. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development.

How a Hosted LMS Promotes Corporate Online Learning

TOPYX LMS

Did you know that a hosted LMS promotes online learning in corporate settings? It’s true. However, many people aren’t aware of this. Because they aren’t sure what a hosted LMS is, and their understanding of online learning is fuzzy. There’s nothing wrong with this.

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.