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

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


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


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!

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

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.

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


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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New Learning Technology Means New Opportunities


Embrace change, don’t fear it. They said it would replace humans. . They said it would make them obsolete. But they said this over 50 years ago. . And now, there are more workers doing that original job than before. So, what was this piece of technology? . It was the ATM. . The similarities between the birth of the ATM and the new technologies being implemented today is striking.

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.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

How to Draw Attention in Video Lectures


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?

How Tech is Helping L&D Create More Time for Learning

CLO Magazine

The imperative for a more continuous approach to learning is growing. More than half of all working adults now acknowledge the necessity of learning throughout their lives and careers. Millennials, likewise, cite learning and development as the most popular workplace benefit.

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The shift to learner-centered training


For a long time, higher education was more or less confined to learners in their early twenties. Children learned from very young ages that almost everything they did in and out of school would eventually add up to a college admission.

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

Working with Your Audience’s Learning Styles Part 3: Post Event Digital Strategy


So far we’ve covered how to incorporate learning styles into conference strategy and presentation design. But If your post-event strategy doesn’t invite attendees to the next level in their development you’ve done it all for naught.

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.

3 Tips for instructional designers to create e-learning that has an impact


If you ask children what they have done at school on a given day, they will most probably tell you all about how a teacher had funny hair, how two colleagues got into an argument or how the fish taco at lunch was especially tasty.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

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


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


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.

How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona


Learn how to start and grow a podcast and build an online course empire with Joe Casabona in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS.

5 Transformations Underway in Learning & Development Industry in 2019


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.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.