Sat.Feb 23, 2019 - Fri.Mar 01, 2019

Humans vs. Goldfish: who is winning the attention span war?

SmartUp

We all know the study done by Microsoft : the rising popularity of smartphones, mobile data, messaging apps, and social media is the cause behind falling attention rates to fall below that of goldfish. But there’s a twist!

4 Ways to Repurpose E-Learning Content

LearnDash

Want to get more mileage out of your online content? Here’s how it can serve double duty. If you’ve been creating online course content for a while, you probably have a trove of valuable material stored up that could be put to better use. Some of that may be material you cut from other courses, or it might be a micro course you developed a year or two ago, or it might be a series of popular blog posts.

All about Using Scenario-based Assessments in Online Learning

CommLab India

Converting conventional quizzes to scenario-based questions offers multiple benefits in eLearning. Find out what 3 popular learning theories have to say about scenario-based assessments. eLearning Design Scenario-Based Learning

A 5-Point Plan for Using Quizzes to Improve Student Success

Client Engagement Academy

Ask anyone what their least favorite part of school was and I guarantee you’ll get this answer: tests. Test’s lack of favorability amongst students may be the reason why you’re tempted to ditch them all together in your online course—but don’t be fooled!

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

Moving Away from Traditional Learning: Custom Features Supported by Modern LMS to Deliver Effective Sales Training

G-Cube

Traditionally, organizations used to prefer instructor-led training (ILT) approach to train their sales employees. In a classroom setting, trainers could easily augment the relevant content to ensure personalized training delivery.

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Evaluating Your Corporate Training Strategy

ej4 eLearning

Question: Is your organization proactive when it comes to a corporate learning strategy? Let me share this story: We once had a client come to us with an immediate and urgent need for a specific safety training video topic.

Creating eLearning Courses that Effectively Engage Learners

Lambda Solutions

It's no secret that a primary concern for most educators is the design of the courses that they teach.

4 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Transform E-Learning

LearnDash

How far has artificial intelligence come, and how soon will it reach online education? In May 1997, Deep Blue, an artificial intelligence developed by IBM, defeated world chess champion Garry Kasparov , marking a significant symbolic advance in computing technology. Deep Blue accomplished this feat using a brute force algorithm, which allowed it to calculate thousands of possible moves in a short period of time and choose the ones most likely to lead to victory.

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Using personas in design of online and blended learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Why would you work with personas when designing online or blended learning? In this blog I will share my enthusiasm about working with personas. Working with personas is not only useful for marketing professionals but also useful in a design process for learning trajectories.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Best practice instead of malpractice

Challenge to Learn

Last month, I required a surgical intervention during which my worn-out shoulder was replaced with an artificial one. During the final preparations, one of the medical staff asked me which shoulder I needed to be operated on and I told her it was the right-hand side. She then got a marker pen out and drew a big arrow on my right forearm pointing towards the shoulder. This was to make sure I had surgery on the correct shoulder, I immediately loved the effectiveness of this solution.

How to Keep Millennials Engaged with Your eLearning Program

Lambda Solutions

Millennials are transforming the workplace. This generation has different expectations from their employers, has different values, and tends to do things differently. Millennials make up 38 percent of the workforce, and these employees are characterized by two trends.

A Look Back At The Years Best From Learning Science And Instructional Design

Mike Taylor

Every Friday I post a weekly recap of the best articles, posts, and resources I find from the intersection of learning, design, and technology.

What Learning Evaluation Metrics are We Using? Indexed by LTEM!

Work Learning

For years, we have used the Kirkpatrick-Katzell Four-Level Model to evaluate workplace learning.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Convergence of Learning with Work – Now What?

Living in Learning

The diversity of optimizing an ecosystem with multiple, interdependent microsystems with training solutions will not sustain workforce performance at Point-of-Work. An initiative to evolve L&D strategy, tactics, and technology represents an entry point for optimizing the convergence already on the table. This “new information” represents different conversations within L&D, from leadership to individual contributor roles, as well as operational stakeholders.

Danielle Feinberg #Trgconf Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Danielle Feinberg of Pixar shared her story of using computer science to create the visual art and storytelling for Pixar movies.

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The Wonders and Woes of Learning Technology – Fishbowl event write-up

anewspring

The Wonders and Woes of Learning Technology. Fishbowl event write-up. What are the great opportunities for applying new technologies to support or enhance learning? And what are the common pitfalls to avoid?

How to Use Learning Paths to Create Structured Training Programs

LearnUpon

Not every course you create is meant to be an island. Some courses are built to be banded together, taken as a group – one after the other to create a holistic experience. This is where Learning Paths come in.

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.

Does Rapid eLearning Mean Compromising on Quality? [Infographic]

CommLab India

What makes rapid eLearning the best option to develop a course? Does rapid eLearning mean compromising on quality? Find out from this infographic. eLearning Design Rapid eLearning

How To Use Gamified Microlearning Activities To Boost The Impact Of Your Corporate Training

EI Design

With an increase in use of gamification and microlearning, you may be looking for using their combination for corporate training. In this article, see how you can use gamified microlearning activities to boost the impact of your corporate training.

How to Draw Attention in Video Lectures

learnWorlds

Video lectures are one of the most promising teaching materials in online learning. And you may have already recorded many educational videos. Having to do with video production, you may often wonder: How can I make it this time so that students won’t lose interest while they are watching my videos?

From Brilliant Jerk to Passionate People Person

CLO Magazine

Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick. Three men who have built the most recognizable brands in the world, and yet the employees who dealt with them directly hated working with them. They were always the smartest ones in the room because no one else could ever get a word in edgewise.

Translating Customer Education Success into Business Impact

Speaker: Skilljar

A strong customer education program can have a huge impact across the business - from increasing customer satisfaction scores, reducing support ticket volume, improving product adoption, to driving lead generation and renewals. Keeping this in mind, how do you choose which initiatives to prioritize?

The Importance of Diversity in the Workplace

eloomi

Having a diverse workforce is not only great for the employees who work for you, but also for your company. According to Josh Bersin , inclusive companies are 1.7x more likely to be innovation leaders in their market.

3 Simple Ways to Drive Continuous Learning

discoverlink

According to TDn2K , one of the best ways to improve employee engagement is to provide opportunities for them to continuously grow and develop within your organization. Failure to respond to this need can result in costly turnover as well as negative impacts that trickle down to your guests.

5 Transformations Underway in Learning & Development Industry in 2019

ProProfs

Education is on its way to becoming the fastest growing sector in the digital age, thanks to the availability of free online resources and e-learning platforms. It is estimated by Forbes that the e-learning sector will peak at $325 billion in revenue by 2025.

xAPI Camp LS 2019: Is xAPI Ripe for Instructional Design?

Learning Solutions Magazine

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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.