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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.

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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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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.

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.

The Top 7 Features Your LMS Must Have

An LMS has the power to enhance training effectiveness, and improve business outcomes. The key is knowing which features will enable your organization to get there. This guide will help ensure your LMS is capable of meeting your learning objectives.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

[New eBook] How to Market Customer Training

Want to increase awareness of your course offerings? Download this guide and learn how to keep your content at the top of students' minds using email marketing, social channels and other effective strategies.

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

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.

Let’s Dance — and Improve Business Performance

CLO Magazine

There is a plethora of ways for managers and employees to improve their performance in the workplace. Many people have their own secrets to success, whether it’s becoming friends with the entire office or practicing yoga after a long day.

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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Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

BLP Wins Four Horizon Interactive Awards for Mobile, Game-Based Solutions

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom – Line Performance ( BLP ) is the proud recipient of four awards from the 2016 Horizon Interactive Awards competition. The top entries in each category are awarded a Gold, Silver, or Bronze distinction for excellence in interactive media.

Artificial Intelligence or Intelligence Augmentation

Clark Quinn

In one of my networks, a recent conversation has been on Artificial Intelligence (AI) vs Intelligence Augmentation (IA). I’m a fan of both, but my focus is more on the IA side.

How to Implement an LMS Successfully?

LearnUpon

Successfully implementing an LMS will take good planning, sufficient resources and a clear idea of what success will look like for your company.

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Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

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.

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.

Thinking spaces

Learning with e's

Do you need thinking space? What kind of space best encourages you to think creatively? Recently I spent a week working in Singapore with the Lifelong Learning Institute. My base was iNLAB - a purpose built unit designed specifically to promote ideation - creative thinking and innovation.

Is Your Team Ready for International Expansion?

OpenSesame

As your organization is growing, the natural course is for you to take your business across the borders, expanding into new markets and exploring new opportunities. However, this is not always a smooth sailing type of process. One of the most important questions you need to ask yourself is how well equipped is your workforce when it comes to the required skills for entering new markets?

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Tips for Driving Learning Success with Moodle LMS: Recorded Webinar

Learn how to get analytic insights into your Moodle learner data. You’ll also get tips and tricks on how to quickly access, analyze, and share this information for actionable insights that will help you improve the effectiveness of your learning programs.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published in July 2016 on CLOmedia.com. Organizations worldwide have to develop their leaders with less time and money, and it’s not easy. Worse, most leadership development programs turn out to be ineffective and expensive.

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 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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