Sat.Sep 23, 2017 - Fri.Sep 29, 2017

Multi-Modal Learning Isn’t Learning Styles

Association eLearning

Several of my colleagues have already written about learning styles being debunked and proven to be a myth. I’m not going to rehash what they’ve already covered so well. This post is about an alternate method, called multi-modal learning, which is not a myth.

Increasing Scope Of Embedding Videos For Efficient Mobile Learning

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Today, most of the video-based mobile learning has emerged as a popular medium for workplace training. This increasing shift towards embracing videos for mobile learning encourages organizations to adopt an online learning style which is accessible anytime and from anywhere.

CSU Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are some resources you may find helpful from the workshop. When you are in the classroom or teaching online, you may want to find new and interesting ways to engage students.

3 Things Non-eLearning Designers Oughta Know About eLearning

Tim Slade

Whether I’m at a conference or work, online or in a classroom, I regularly interact with various types of non-eLearning designers. They might be instructional designers, subject matter experts, or classroom trainers.

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.

The Future of Instructional Design

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. The future of learning has arrived! With virtual reality , gamification , and microlearning , we now have access to a wide variety of strategies, techniques, and technologies when creating our blended learning programs.

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Webinar: How to Rock the New Features in Storyline 3

eLearning Brothers

Last Tuesday, I teamed up with fellow eLearning rockstar Bill Milstid to discuss some of the cool new features in Storyline 3.

Neuroscience In Corporate Training: All Hype Or Practical Applications?

Learningtogo

I recently had the chance to talk with Katelijn Nijsmans, co-founder of The Tipping Point, a learning consulting firm based in Belgium. Here is her resulting article, which first appeared on the Stimulearning site. See you in Brussels soon, Katelijn!

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Supporting Modern Social Learning in the Workplace (Workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public workshop runs: 9 October – 3 November Although “social learning” has become the latest industry buzzword, in the workplace it is not just about making people interact in courses, but helping teams and groups learn together as they work together as well as facilitating opportunities for employees to learn … Social learning

Training Needs 2: Existing Training

Your Training Edge

Summary: A great starting point for an overall organizational needs assessment is current training programs. Before you begin assessing various organizational areas for training needs, it’s a good idea to start with training that already exists.

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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: Infuse Awesomeness Into Your Sales Training with Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

We are extremely excited about our Customizable Courseware , and have shown it off in several webinars and blogs previous to now. We hope that you’re seeing things you like, and that we’re answering any questions you may have about it.

Pros and Cons of Facebook Groups for Your Business

LearnDash

Facebook Groups have risen in popularity recently. Does it make sense for you to use it in your business? I don’t know about you, but recently I have seen a meteoric rise in the number of companies that are using Facebook Groups for customer community building. Coaches, software companies, consultants, online course creators and more are using Groups to bring their customers together. Sometimes it isn’t the business but customers themselves make the group.

Evaluating and Assessing Modern Blended Learning Outcomes

InSync Training

In discussing the concept of “ blended learning ,” we have previously stated that, “ modern blended learning is selecting the most appropriate delivery technology based on learning objectives, with consideration of time, place, and space.”

Tools for Effective Content Development

Your Training Edge

Undoubtedly the battle of the success of a blog or any website in general is played in the attractiveness, added value, originality and, ultimately, the quality of its contents.

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.

Planning eLearning Projects

Adult Learning with Technology

It is said that if you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. So how exactly do you plan a successful eLearning project from day one? eLearning is a complex process. Online learners can chat with an online instructor by text or video call, but mostly it’s just them and the computer.

2 Video Course Tips You Can’t Ignore

LearnDash

People love videos. All you need to do is look at YouTube to understand this. The site is the world’s second most popular “search engine” Videos are simply more entertaining than static text, which makes them ideal for online courses. Yet not all videos are created equal. There are some best practices you should make sure to incorporate when using videos in your own course.

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How to Add Reference Materials to a Knowledge Guru Game

Knowledge Guru

Knowledge Guru is specifically designed to provide you with a lot of flexibility to achieve your learning objectives. One way we offer this flexibility is through “Resources” support. Resources allow you to add content that your learners can access and review anytime, anywhere.

Getting Past the Gatekeeper

Your Training Edge

You’ve worked on your presentation, your communication skills, and your research in order to persuade a particular client. But then you realize that getting to the decision maker is going to be more difficult than you imagined, because that person has a gatekeeper.

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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.

50 Instructional Design Acronyms You Need To Know

Adult Learning with Technology

This is a great resource for those wanting to get into Instructional Design or even those already in the industry. Was a few in here I hadn’t heard of before! Check it out at 50 Instructional Design Acronyms You Need To Know. eLearning Acronyms eLearning Industry instructional designer

6 Easy Ways to Create a Culture of Continuous Learning [Video]

Pract.us

Companies with a strong culture of learning are more competitive, more flexible, and more efficient than their peers. And one of the hallmarks of a learning culture is that employees are always in “learning mode.”

How to use Automated Emails to Motivate, Remind, and Engage

Knowledge Guru

Knowledge Guru administrators can choose to turn on a carefully crafted series of emails that players trigger with various in-game activities. These auto emails are designed to foster repeat play, acknowledge significant accomplishments, and gently nudge inactive users. Motivate Players.

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LMS: Content Development, Delivery, and Management

Your Training Edge

One of the most effective abilities of an LMS relates to your online learning content. Your LMS can help you not only to deliver and manage content, but also to develop it.

Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

How do you change from being a sage-on-stage to a guide-on-the side?

The eLearning Nomad

Are you keen on making sure you treat adult learners… well, like adults? Are you good at it in face-to-face workshops but somehow you find this more challenging online and it shows in your participation rates? You’re not alone. I’ve seen some of the most humble, kind and warm people struggle with this. I have observed how people who use great participatory approaches in face-to-face workshops suddenly turn into know-it-all experts online, even if they really don’t intend to. The magic is gone.

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New action mapping job aids available

Making Change

New, prettier job aids for action mapping are now available for free download. They include: Overviews of action mapping. The “Will Training Help?” ” flowchart, new and improved. A “Job Aid or Memorization?”

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This is Your Brain on eLearning/Online Learning

TOPYX LMS

eLearning, also known as online learning, isn’t just good for a company’s bottom line; it is also excellent for the human brain. Researchers are daily discovering more about how online learning affects a person mentally, and the results are amazing. Any theory that learning primarily through a digital mode is unhealthy is being disproved as eLearning experts find that online learning nourishes the mind and results in much greater learning outcomes.

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Care to Join Us at WordCamp Ann Arbor?

LearnDash

If you are using WordPress, LearnDash, or both then why not join us at WordCamp Ann Arbor? One thing is for sure: LearnDash wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for WordPress. But this is beyond just the software. WordPress is powerful because of the community. Tens of thousands of people willingly donate their time and skills to further the WordPress project, continually refining and improving the the content management system that is behind nearly 29% of all sites on the internet.

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.

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.

What identity crisis? Digital transformation and the learning designer

Kineo

Not since the late great Poly Styrene of X Ray Spex sang ‘Identity’ in 1978 has there been such a buzz about identity as there is these days … arguably.​ The onset of digital transformation has many of us in L&D navel-gazing.

How do you change from being a sage-on-stage to a guide-on-the side?

The eLearning Nomad

Are you keen on making sure you treat adult learners… well, like adults? Are you good at it in face-to-face workshops but somehow you find this more challenging online and it shows in your participation rates? You’re not alone. I’ve seen some of the most humble, kind and warm people struggle with this. I have observed how people who use great participatory approaches in face-to-face workshops suddenly turn into know-it-all experts online, even if they really don’t intend to. The magic is gone.

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