Sat.Jul 14, 2018 - Fri.Jul 20, 2018

What is a Learning Ecosystem? And How Does it Support Corporate Strategy?

ej4 eLearning

The term “learning ecosystem” is a trendy one in learning and development circles. It’s an important idea; understanding it helps organizations and their leaders think strategically about their learning and training—and helps them achieve the goals they set for themselves.

8 Common Misconceptions About Serious Games In eLearning

Growth Engineering

Serious games are a trend in eLearning. However, some still avoid them due to myths that have suraced recently. It’s time to set the record straight! The post 8 Common Misconceptions About Serious Games In eLearning appeared first on Growth Engineering. Learning Games Christopher Pappas

The Real Reason Interactivity is Important for Mobile Learners

CD2 Learning

Because it's fun! We know your learning content is essential and the results you need are crucial to your bottom line. but to get there, the experience for your team should be fun and engaging!

Integrated Video Platform In Learning Management Systems: That’s what we want!

G-Cube

The Corporate LMS is now integral to learning management, enabling organizations to provide workplace learners with informational content and other learning resources. In the context of workplace learning, Video-based content has become a central part of digital training.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Gamification Elements That Rocket Boost Learner Engagement

Docebo

Encourage competition while providing tangible incentives to drive performance. For years, we’ve heard about applying gamification elements within the e-learning industry.

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How Do You Get Into eLearning?

Tim Slade

One of the questions I’m asked more often than any other is, “ How do you get into eLearning? ” And the truth is, there’s no easy answer to this question. That’s because most people fell into eLearning entirely by accident!

How Can Training Help in Increasing Employee Productivity?

Your Training Edge

Training is recommended by many experts to increase the productivity of the employees. The success of any organization is determined by the productivity of its employees. Before moving further, let us first understand the what exactly employee productivity is?

MWL Newsletter No 73

Jane Hart

Posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 8-14 July 2018 (Bumper edition this week). Modern Workplace Learning

Boosting Sales Performance with Modern Learning Platforms

Docebo

Effective sales enablement means getting the right information into the hands of the right people, at the right time. The ultimate goal of any enterprise is to generate revenue.

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

Gift horses

E-Learning Provocateur

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses. I’m fascinated by this quote that Henry Ford may or may not have uttered. In The best of both worlds I promoted Design Thinking as a means of using customer insights to inform strategic decision making.

5 Great Corporate Training and Development Certifications

Your Training Edge

With artificial intelligence-powered training tools and virtual reality-aided classrooms, the corporate realm is facing one of the biggest upheavals in history. If studies are anything to go by, technology will continue to be a heavy influence and one of the ruling factors in every domain of work.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA 2018: Assets Galore!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP. TechSmith recently released Camtasia 2018. You can purchase the software directly from TechSmith or try the software free for 30 days via the trial download ).   At first glance, there’s little difference between Camtasia 9 for the PC and version 2018.

Tips for Creating a Course Content Marketing Strategy

LearnDash

You’ve heard you should write a blog for your course. But what should you write about? If you’ve read any of our posts on how to market your online course , you’ve probably heard content marketing mentioned a few times. Content marketing is an great strategy for almost any business, but it’s especially suitable for e-learning for two reasons: It’s online, which is where your market is. It’s information-based, which is what your course is.

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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.

Your Learning Platform – Your Sales Enablement Machine

Docebo

Keep an eye out for Docebo’s upcoming whitepaper that will outline the strategies you need to boost sales performance with your learning platform.

Training Your Staff to Identify and Deal with Destructive Behavior

Your Training Edge

Destructive behaviors within the workplace are quite tricky to deal with–they may appear subtly, and before you know it, the situations goes out of hand. This can be a challenge if you are a business owner who would like some degree of control and order within a high-risk industry.

Selecting Metrics For Training Evaluation and Calculating ROI

Dashe & Thomson

Measuring impact is important for those responsible for evaluating the success of their organization’s training programs. However, it can be cost-prohibitive and resource-intensive to obtain data needed to analyze the program’s impact. So, what can we do to identify metrics to help discover the training program ROI? Training Evaluation

We'll tell you ours, you tell us yours

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

From Kevin : I've been teaching live online classes for years. And while I’ve had all sorts of technology challenges during that time, I’ve never had my main machine go down along with my backup--until yesterday!

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.

Make Sure to Test Your Course User Experience

LearnDash

Your course is built, but is it ready to be launched? Don’t forget this important step! The biggest mistake that I see people make when they create their online course is that they don’t have any user testing before they launch it. What usually happens is that they go through the course themselves a few times and then when they are happy with the workflow they press “publish” This is a bad idea.

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Designing with science

Clark Quinn

How should we design? It’s all well and good to spout principles, but putting them into practice is another thing. While we always would like to follow learning science, there’re not always all the answers we need.

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Give Me A Reason

The Simple Shift

OrangeTrail a Netherlands-based company thinking and doing right (just see who they’ve been hiring, working with and learning from and you’ll see what I mean), exists to help organizations successfully unleash enterprise social tech. They have a very simple but powerful framework to helping guide platform adoption: Give people a reason to visit, a reason to stay, and a […]. community Social Business Social network social platforms Work out loud #socialbusiness ESn OrangeTrail

xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, ?And How to Get Started

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You’ve likely heard about xAPI (the Experience API or the Tin Can Project), but maybe you’re not quite sure what all the buzz is about. We've got just the live, online class for you: xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, And How to Get Started.   As adoption of xAPI begins to take hold, it allows for more robust and interesting tracking of the learning process.

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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.

WordSesh: The Online WordPress Conference

LearnDash

The world’s largest virtual WordPress conference is being held on July 25th, will you attend? When: July 25th from 8AM-8PM (EST). Where: Your Living Room! Price: $25. Tickets: Purchase Here ! The great thing about WordPress is that you have no shortage of opportunities to participate in conferences thanks to the expansive and incredibly affordable WordCamps that take place all over the world.

POINT-of-WORK:  Swim to the Current

Living in Learning

If we cannot move our training innovations closer to Point-of-Work, we need to regroup with a strategic re-think. Why not leverage Digital Performance Support - DPS technology and converge Point-of-Work with Point-of-Entry? Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting DPS Point of Work Assessment

Mid-Year Report: 2018 eLearning Trends

eLearning Brothers

We’re just a bit over halfway through 2018. Man, did time fly. So much has happened already in 2018: we earned a learning technology award, attended some awesome conferences like ATD ICE and SHRM , hosted our own conference eLBX , released Safety Training Customizable Courseware, moved offices , etc.

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We'll tell you ours, you tell us yours

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

From Kevin : I've been teaching live online classes for years. And while I’ve had all sorts of technology challenges during that time, I’ve never had my main machine go down along with my backup--until yesterday!

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.

Want your freelance workforce to thrive? Think adaptive

Axonify

Flexibility is a growing employee expectation. But this doesn’t just mean better schedules and work/life balance. Employees are increasingly looking to take control of their entire working experience which, for many people, means employment is not a full-time, long-term proposition.

How Starbucks is Using LearnDash

LearnDash

The versatility of WordPress and LearnDash make for an attractive option to large companies with mission-critical training needs. I don’t know about you but one of the reasons I enjoy Starbucks is because the customer experience is generally the same across all of their locations. The staff is friendly, efficient, and knowledgeable at what they do. I also find it impressive that they also have essentially learned an entirely new language!

Learning and the Brain

eLearning Brothers

There’s a new movement called Organizational Psychology. It’s about using psychology to make sure you hire the right people, develop the people you have, and understand employee engagement. Sounds a lot like what L&D departments do, right?

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