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


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.

What I want 2 see in your #LMS

eLearning 24-7

I’ve been around the block. I’ve seen great, good, average, bad and downright awful, when it comes to LMSs and their subsets.

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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.

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.

This is Your Brain on eLearning/Online Learning


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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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.

Identifying your Organizational Training Needs: 1

Your Training Edge

Assessment and Measurement Methods. Summary: In this series, we will examine training needs assessment. First, we will explore an overview of needs assessment.

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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?


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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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.

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.”

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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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


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.

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.

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

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.

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


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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[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

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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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]

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.”

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

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.

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.

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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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.

Care to Join Us at WordCamp Ann Arbor?


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.

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

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


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.