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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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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.

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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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.

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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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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.

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?

How To Work With Subject Matter Experts

Dashe & Thomson

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

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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.

Independent Learner in the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

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.

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).

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!

Driving Lucrative Training Outcomes Through Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, learning professionals from diverse industry domains need to identify how to efficiently deliver training support to mobile devices, so that learners access relevant information whenever and wherever they need.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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

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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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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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?

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.

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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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.

21st Century Skills and 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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Microlearning: What’s Really Important?

InSync Training

What’s Really Important? In a previous post , we provided some insight into the trending topic of microlearning. Because it's so popular and supports the way business is being done, there's lots of movement in the industry to put it into action. But, we need to make sure that it is done the "right way" for our learners. Let's look at some of the important elements of quality microlearning that can guide the development and design process. Microlearning

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.

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.

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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Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure.

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.

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.

There's a bot for that! Chatbots to stimulate learning and reflection

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

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Six ideas in search of a problem to solve?

Kineo

​The elearning industry historically has had a habit of putting the cart before the horse. For years everyone was saying they wanted to talk about mobile – but there were no users willing or able to use mobile devices for learning. Gamification has also been talked about for a long time, without anybody even being clear what they mean by it, let alone being able to point to examples of it being used in a corporate learning context.

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The Growing Opportunity of Online Course Proctoring

LearnDash

Online courses and distance learning have opened up new business opportunities. One of those opportunities is online proctoring. Countless of organizations and educational institutions rely on e-learning to delivery course content. Of these there is a large contingency that administer exams that award continuing education certificates when passed. It stands to reason that these institutions would be interested in some component of online facilitation. This segment isn’t anything new.

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