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eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

Every year around this time, we discuss the eLearning trends for the next year. What’s hot? What’s not? What are we all going to be talking about next year? These are the eLearning trends for 2018. VR/AR. While VR and AR have been talked about in recent years, we think the excitement will grow.

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Microlearning – Relearn and Refresh Your Concepts for Improved Learning Experience

G-Cube

Microlearning is a process of learning in small chunks to address different needs of learners. It is a way of teaching and delivering learning content in small and specific bursts. With changing pace of technology, people round the world are depending on microlearning to provide learning with ease.

Deep diving into strange worlds

E-Learning Provocateur

2017 was a whirlwind for me. I started a new job in a new sector, made loads of new friends there, learned heaps, and finished said job 10 months later before starting another one back in financial services. I haven’t had much of a chance to scratch myself!

7 helpful rules to gain better effect from training

Your Training Edge

Technology is undoubtedly transforming organizations in many different ways especially where its application is the mainstay of everything. E-commerce as evidenced by Capital Markets simulation programs, income management systems greatly illustrates this.

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[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

MWL Newsletter No 43

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 3-9 December 2017. Social learning

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eLearning Innovation at PayPal

eLearning Brothers

How can you help learners feel connected during asynchronous experiences? How can you tailor a standard eLearning experience in a way that makes it feel personalized? How can orientation be standardized without losing its impact?

Training Vision 7: Presenting the Vision and Strategy

Your Training Edge

Summary: You will most likely have to present your training vision and strategy to your executive sponsor and possibly to a financial executive, as well. Let’s examine some ways to effectively present your vision and strategy for 2018.

Tips For Attracting and Hiring Millennials from a Millennial

ej4 eLearning

Millennials currently make up the largest portion of the workforce, but many companies struggle to find ways to attract them. As a Millennial who just went through the job-hunting process, I have a few tips that can help you simplify the process of attracting and hiring Millennials to your company.

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How To Work With Subject Matter Experts

Dashe & Thomson

By: Andrea May, Fiona Quigley, and Dawn Mahoney. Subject Matter Experts

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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.

Webinar: Introducing eLearning Brothers Styles

eLearning Brothers

In last week’s webinar, we took a look at a new approach to eLearning Brothers templates: styles. These are a small change to the eLearning Brothers library that is very exciting!

Use New Hire Training to Ramp Up Quickly

Your Training Edge

In order to bring new hire employees up to speed quickly, implement new hire training programs using a combination of on-the-job training, formal training, and mentorship. Many organizations choose to train new hires strictly on-the-job (OTJ).

Independent Learner in the Knowledge Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

In the Knowledge Economy, people must take responsibility for their own learning. They need to learn how to learn independently and how to learn what they need to know when they need to know it. The world of work is changing too fast for any worker to remain a passive learner.

Does Your Brain Need Santa Claus?

Learningtogo

SPOILER ALERT: If you believe in Santa Claus, you might not want to read any further!!! What do Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, Leprechauns, Unicorns and my “lucky” putter all have in common? They are all examples of “magical thinking.”

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Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Webinar: Creating Meaningful Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

Scenarios are one of the most used of all the eLearning tools and techniques when trying to spice up your course. Often there are opportunities that are missed out on to truly change behavior through impactful scenario design. How do you make your scenarios better?

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Training Vision 6: Execution Plan

Your Training Edge

Summary: You have a vision and strategy for training in the upcoming year and it’s taken quite a bit of time, assessment, and brainstorming. But the best strategy is useless unless you know how to execute it.

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Integrating Gaming and e-Learning Design Part 3 of 3: Getting Started

Allen Interactions

You may want to read Part 1 and Part 2 before delving into Part 3. You might also want to look at pictures of otters holding hads. Your call. Instructional Design Gamification

Why the Holidays Can Make You Cry (And what you can do about it)

Learningtogo

I don’t know about you, but I’m always incredibly busy this time of year. Most of my clients operate on a calendar year that requires all projects to be completed and paid for by December 31.

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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.

State of the eLearning Industry: An Interview with Dr. Michael Allen

eLearning Brothers

At DevLearn 2017, eLearning Brothers Executive Director Bill West talked to the legendary Dr. Michael Allen about the insights he’s had since publishing his first “ Guide to e-Learning ,” and the simplifying concepts and procedures he’s included in his second edition.

Training Vision 5: Defining the Vision and Determining a Fit

Your Training Edge

Summary: Now that you have brainstormed your ideas for the vision and strategy for 2018, it’s time to tighten the vision and determine if it fits in with the overall organizational initiatives.

Disaster Preparation and Training Have Something in Common

Association eLearning

Disaster preparation and training often suffer from the same unfortunate flaw. You’re supposed to have them in place and ready to go for when they’re needed. That means they should be planned for in advance, not at the last minute. But how many people or organizations actually do that?

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Secrets of Brain-Based Consulting with Propeller Group – A Conversation with Allison Torpey and Bobby Kosh

Learningtogo

Listen to podcast: [link]. If you could see what your client was thinking, would it make you a more influential consultant? Thanks to the latest advances in the neurosciences, this is exactly what you can do, and the folks at Propeller Goup asked me to teach them how in a recent private workshop.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

5 Pieces of the Blended Learning Puzzle

InSync Training

Virtually There Session recap. Blended learning involves a much more complex equation than what we use to create and support traditional face-to-face or singular training events. Not only do we have to manage more technology and content, but our audience also learns on their own, futher complicating matters. How can we encourage people to interact with the content in a way that makes the most sense for them, when it’s most relevant to them?

Video Lessons

Clark Quinn

So, I’ve been creating a ‘deeper elearning’ course for one of the video course providers. And I’m not mentioning where it is (yet), since it’s still under development. But to do this, I had to do some serious learning about creating video.

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Leveraging Your Blog to Create a Course

LearnDash

You spent a lot of time creating your blog posts, why not leverage that hard work to create your course? One of the best ways to determine if your course idea is worthwhile is to start a blog around that particular subject first.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development.

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.