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5 Essential Components of Interactive Instructional Feedback

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The instructional value of any interactive learning experience lies in the feedback provided. This post lists the five components that go into crafting the best instructional feedback.

The 3 Types of eLearning Storyboards & When to Use Them

Tim Slade

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What is Learner Autonomy?

LearnUpon

We all want to learn more, upskill and develop our knowledge. But obstacles like daily work commitments and formal learning structures can get in the way. That’s where learner autonomy can be leveraged to support learners in self-directing their need for knowledge.

Instructional Design Certificate or Masters Degree

Experiencing eLearning

A reader sent me this question: I’m very seriously considering a career change into ID. (I’ve I’ve spent 20 years in various business assignments with the last 8 in IT.) I’m involved in teaching extra-curricular activities to kids and adults in my community. I very fulfilled when I’m teaching and I’ve come to the conclusion that I want to follow this as a career path. Having said this, I’m exploring a master’s degree in ID.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Labels for what we do

Clark Quinn

Of late there’s been a resurrection of a long term problem. While it’s true for our field as a whole, it’s also true for the specific job of those who design formal learning. I opined about the problem of labels for what we do half a year ago, but it has raised its head again.

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Steal this Sales Copy Formula to Sell More Courses!

LearnDash

You have created an online course and are ready to share it with the world – but can you convince people to buy? Your course is complete, your website is up, and now there’s only one thing left to do—reel in customers for your amazing course.

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10 Ways You Can Foster Better Compliance in the Workplace

ej4 eLearning

Here at ej4, we talk a lot about compliance in the workplace, and it's not always the most fun topic to talk about.

The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

With an open source Learning Management System (LMS), you can customize your experience and programs based on your business goals and department directives, allowing different groups of employees to access hundreds of learning modules.

20 Key Takeaways from ATD 2019

Docebo

ATD 2019 , the world’s largest, most comprehensive event for talent development and learning professionals, is in the books and what an insightful four days it was in Washington D.C.

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[Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Findings from Skilljar’s Benchmarks and Trends Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin will discuss learnings from their recent study, and share her insights on the state of Customer Education. They'll dig into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

The ARG experience

Clark Quinn

In preparing a couple of presentation for the Realities 360 conference coming up late this month, I got thinking about ARGs again. ARGs (alternate reality games) were going to be the thing, but some colleagues suggest that the costs were problematic.

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How to promote daily self-learning in the workplace

Jane Hart

There is, rightly, a lot of talk nowadays about “lifelong learning” and “continuous learning” but more often than not, articles focus on “lifelong education” or “continuous training”. In other words, they emphasise the need for continuous formal learning, and, in organisational terms, this implies providing more and more training or access to online course libraries. […]. Modern Workplace Learning

Benefits of Learning Management System for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Growth poised organizations are investing more in corporate training and implementing customized Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to make their employee training an automated process.

Emerging Need to Outsource Training: Knowing About Extended Elearning Management Systems

G-Cube

Today, most of the organizations understand the need for training and development in improving employees’ potential to learn and perform better. Developing interactive elearning content using instructional design strategies need expertise and competencies.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Cursor Smoothing: A Cure For the Over-Caffeinated

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Any eLearning developer knows that coffee by the gallon helps get the job done. Of course, too much coffee can lead to the jitters and, by extension, a jittery mouse while recording a video demonstration.   Such was the case for me during a recent project.

10 Qualities and Skills of a Great Instructional Design Company

Spark Your Interest

Why Hire an Instructional Design Company? There are many reasons you to consider hiring a company that specializes in developing instructional products. For example, you need a new training or e-learning course but. You, and/or your organization, are new to e-learning and you aren’t sure where to start. You have a small team and can’t afford to add a permanent employee.

Small LMS Tweaks That Make a Big Difference to User Engagement and UX

TOPYX LMS

Regardless of how much money and effort a company invests in an LMS, there is no guarantee the platform will be well received by employees.

Top 10 Ways to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Your Training Edge

Everyone has some sort of fear, even if it is a small one. Maybe you are afraid of speaking in front of people or asking your boss for that raise. You might be afraid to go to rehab for drinking or afraid of telling people no. There are many things you can be fearful of.

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The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

6 Simple Tips for Stellar Virtual Classroom Facilitation

InSync Training

Whether presenting an informational webinar or facilitating a multi-part virtual learning series that’s part of a larger blend, teaching live online requires pizzazz and purpose.

Learning Culture: A Product of Convergence?

Living in Learning

Yes, I tend to take a hard line on “performance” in the flow of work versus “learning” in the flow or work, but isn’t performance the ultimate outcome we seek? Learning is not the end game…it’s a by-product of enabling performance.while learning at the Point-of-Work and during moments of need.

DESIGN CENTRAL: Is It Time for a Design Refresh?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Late last year Microsoft announced a design update to their MS Office product line suite, but you may have only recently noticed an update to your icons.      It doesn’t seem like that long ago that they were updated, but did you know that was five years ago already? 

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4 Reasons to Use an LMS for Employee Compliance Training

Your Training Edge

While any compliance training is essential for the success of your company, especially when penetrating markets abroad, it is also quite hard on the employees. It usually requires employees to sit down for a couple of hours at a time, go through big chunks of text, and ingest all the important data.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

The 4 Most Sought-After LMS Features to Improve ROI

TOPYX LMS

There are many different ways a learning management system delivers ROI to a company.

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The Unsurpriseable Organization

The Simple Shift

12 years ago… “What? People aren’t responding to our ads!? Quick! We need to engage with them on social media!” ” 8 years ago… “What? People are using their phones to find info and do research? Quick! We need to have a mobile strategy!”

Insight Curation: Are We Accelerating or Protecting Productivity?

Living in Learning

By now content curation is a well-known activity that is credited for saving time in the search, retrieval and distribution of bulk knowledge/information.

5 Successful Tech Founders Who Overcame Struggle

Your Training Edge

Often we judge tech entrepreneurs and their successes by face value. However, a lot of their achievements are just tip of the iceberg–it doesn’t reflect the struggles they have faced to get where they are now.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.