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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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.

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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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 !

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.