Sat.Dec 02, 2017 - Fri.Dec 08, 2017

The Missing Metric: Why the Learning Industry Doesn’t Track ROI

mLevel

Why is ROI not a commonly used metric for success in learning? Over the past 4 years, I have come to know many learning professionals. I’ve met ones who specialize in content creation, instructional design, learning technology and general instruction. When I ask the question of how they measure the success of their programs, ROI (Return on Investment) are three letters that are not often heard.

Striving For Excellence Through E-Learning Technology

G-Cube

Undoubtedly, e-learning market is exponentially rising year-on-year. With digital revolution, the scope of technology-inclined learning techniques is increasing. The industry leaders believe that e-learning is the way ahead to train workforce on a continual basis.

Engaging eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

All of us have experienced dry, boring, painful eLearning. I can say that with confidence because it’s so prevalent. The question is–why is there so much of it? My answer, or at least part of it, is that eLearning designers and developers have very few good examples to reference.

5 Blended-Learning Benefits for Corporate Trainers

ej4 eLearning

Blended learning has been a growing part of corporate training for a few years now. According to Training Magazine’s 2017 Training Industry Report , companies reported that around 34.7% of training hours were delivered with blended-learning techniques in the past year—up 2.7% from just two years ago.

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Creating a Video Course in Only 5 Minutes

LearnDash

Do you have a blog? What about videos? Then you can make a video course in as little as 5 minutes! It is easy to overlook the simple opportunities available to you when you own a website, particularly if you have some educational videos available as well.

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Course Material: Tackling It Like a Pro

Association eLearning

A subject matter expert (SME) gives you hundreds of pages on a subject you know nothing about. So, how do you handle such a daunting task? Well, there are a few methods you can add to your design routine to aid you in creating an optimal course. First, you need to learn about the course material.

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Engaging Minds with Mystery

Allen Interactions

I magine – you are at a dimly-lit dinner party with four friends and an eccentric host. A flash of lighting briefly brightens the room, then all the lights go out. In the darkness, you hear a scuffle and a shout. When the lights return, the host is on the floor, not moving. All the guests remain seated in their chairs. Someone outside the room begins knocking frantically at the door…. CCAF Instructional Design Employee Training

Managing to Learn, Learning to Manage in the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

Harness the power of employees’ minds! Although many companies pay lip service to the idea that employees are their most valuable asset, they remain stuck in a 20th century mindset in which employees are a liability.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT QUICK TIP: Smoothly Animate with Morph

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther, COTP. Raise your hand if this is you. You want to animate something on a slide and then on the next slide, you want that same object to do something else.

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.

4 Things That Will Determine the Success of Your eLearning Project

JoomlaLMS

eLearning offers enormous benefits to businesses regardless of their size: 46% of those who apply it are more likely to be the leader in their industry. 42% attribute their increase in revenue to online learning. 58% feel prepared to meet future demands thanks to eLearning.

The ROI of eLearning Templates and Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

eLearning templates, games, Customizable Courseware …when budgets are tight, how do you convince business leaders to fund all the eLearning goodies on your wish list?

MWL Newsletter No 42

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 26 November – 2 December 2017. Social learning

Branching Scenario Prototype in Twine

Experiencing eLearning

I built this branching scenario in the open source tool Twine. This scenario is moderately complex, with a total of 17 pages (or passages in Twine terminology) and 8 different endings. The ideal path has 5 decisions to reach the best conclusion.

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

Training Vision 4: The Training Vision

Your Training Edge

Summary: Now that you have assessed the organization, the industry, and your most important internal clients, it’s time to take a good look at your vision for the training department.

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We are the champions - what sport can teach us about culture

Kineo

It is often said that culture is at the heart of all successful teams. The culture of a sporting club is generally linked to its success on and off the field.

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21st Century Skills in eLearning

Web Courseworks

Which century do you want to prepare your learners for: the 1900s, or the 2000s? The answer may seem obvious, but that’s not readily apparent in the eLearning we design. Many of our curricula reflect what we used to value in the workplace: mastery of domain knowledge.

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A Gift For Our Favorite Rockstars

eLearning Brothers

Are you ready for the holidays? Here at eLearning Brothers, we’re kicking off the holiday season with a special gift for you! In the spirit of giving we want to say thank you to all members of eLearning Brothers by giving you a: FREE Customizable Courseware lesson of your choice—worth $4,500! .

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.

Training in a Turbulent Economy

Your Training Edge

With 2018 promising to be another economic trial, organizations are again looking for ways to streamline staffs and cut budgets while adjusting to new levels of productivity and progress. In addition, whether we like it or not, training is sometimes the first function to fall under scrutiny.

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Getting The Most out of an E-Learning Conference

LearnDash

Community events are a great way to network with others, learn something new, or both. Here’s how you can get the most out of your next conference. If you have never gone to an industry related conference then you are missing out. I know because I used to be that person that avoided them. It wasn’t until after I started regularly attending conferences that I saw how valuable they can be for building a business, building a network, learning, and just having fun.

Moving from Classroom Training to Virtual Training: Here’s How

Association eLearning

In 2015, less than half (49%) of all learning was instructor-led in a classroom without a virtual learning component, marking a steady decline over the course of seven years according to the Association of Talent Development.

How to Build a Real Game in Storyline 3

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever wanted to build a fully fledged game in Articulate Storyline? Gaming is all the rage in eLearning, but without a sizable budget or external vendors, options are limited. Game elements in authoring tools are usually reduced to themed quizzes, with little actual gaming involved.

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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.

Moodle 3.3 Unveils Major User Improvements

Lambda Solutions

This article is a summary of “ Moodle 3.3 - A New Experience ”, a webinar conducted by our Director of Learning Solutions, Ben Young. Moodle User experience Moodle Features Moodle 3.3 moodle feature updates

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Microlearning, Macroresults: A Primer

InSync Training

Think about how you best learn. If you're anything like me—always on a tight schedule, short attention span, prefer pictures to words—small chunks of information in one sitting are about all you can manage. Microlearning is clearly what we need! It's not a new method (don't forget the primeval flashcard), but technology has changed its presentation, delivery, and use. And made it more USEFUL because of its accessibility. And, most important, it instantly captivates learners—learners just like us.

Do you have snakes in your brain?

Learningtogo

The Judeo-Christian story of the Garden of Eden tells us that the devil, disguised as a snake, tricks Adam and Eve into eating of the forbidden fruit on the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.

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L&D's fake news

Patti Shank

L&D has its own version of fake news: fads, made-up theories (and how to implement) in conflict with what research or science says, and people selling ideas using devious means. I just had the latter happen.

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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.