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

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.

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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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.

Show and Tell: Gamified eLearning in Articulate Storyline 3

Bottom-Line Performance

Today, it’s more important than ever to not pump out boring eLearning courses. If your content and interactions aren’t memorable, the information won’t stick. And with learners’ high expectations, you don’t want to disappoint.

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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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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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.

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.

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Organizational terms

Clark Quinn

Listening to a talk last week led me to ponder the different terms for what it is I lobby for. The goal is to make organizations accomplish their goals, and to continue to be able to do so. In the course of my inquiry, I explored and uncovered several different ‘organizational’ terms. I thought I should lay them out here for my (and your) thoughts. For one, it seemed to be about organizational effectiveness.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Creating a Strategic Learning Partnership


I lead a Strategic Learning Partnership with a major Life Sciences client, and it’s a job I love. My team runs a significant portion of my client’s learning operations; it’s a huge responsibility, and one we take very seriously.

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3 eLearning Templates That Are Better Than Bullet Points

eLearning Brothers

I recently stumbled across something called the 1-6-6 rule for PowerPoint. It claims that any given PowerPoint slide should have one main idea, a maximum of six bullet points and a maximum of six words per bullet point.

Here’s an Easy Way to Share Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

This is a tip I stumbled upon this week and thought I’d share it because one of the most frequent questions I get from people trying to manage a work portfolio is how to quickly share e-learning courses.

10 Keys for a Successful Onboarding Program

Learning Wire

Want to find out more about the key role of onboarding and to get concrete tips to implement great onboarding programs? Sign up for our webinar on Oct. 3rd by clicking here! Why Onboard? Every organization wants to attract, retain and develop the best talent for their businesses.

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

What Everyone Should Know About Evaluating Learning Knowledge Transfer

Riptide Software

There’s a cliché saying that knowledge is power. And if that’s true, are your learning and development efforts empowering people with knowledge that impacts behavior and performance

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.

The Evolution of Performance Management

Powerhouse Hub

Leading companies are re-thinking performance management with a focus on real-world outcomes

PulseLearning Finalists in 2017 AITD Excellence Awards


Pulse Learning is delighted to announce that our International Payments Training Hub programme developed for Western Union Business Solutions (WUBS) has been shortlisted for the 2017 AITD Excellence Awards.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

E-Learning Is on the Rise—How Can Organizations Get the Most Out of It?

ATD Learning Technologies

It should come as no surprise that e-learning use among organizations is steadily increasing. Defined as asynchronous, structured, self-paced learning that is delivered electronically, e-learning is an excellent way to reach employees in all locations, letting them learn at their own pace.

This Is Your Brain on Learning

CLO Magazine

It’s no secret that there’s an ongoing change in how learning happens — and it’s in part due to leaps in our understanding of how the brain works. “We

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The Proof of Gamification

Growth Engineering

Gamification has taken the world by storm. Ten years ago, it was a little-known approach used by a select group of forward-thinking pioneers. Today, companies all around the world are taking the features you love about videogames and applying them to boring tasks.

How to Choose the Best Game-Based Training Vendor


You’ve read about game-based training. You know the benefits. Now, you’re ready to take the plunge and try it out at your organization. First step? Finding the best vendor for the job. Choosing a game-based training vendor can feel overwhelming.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

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

Developing Your Organization’s Soft Skills


In a recent OpenSesame webinar, Claude Werder, VP and Principal Analyst at Brandon Hall Group, discussed how the effectiveness of soft skill training is changing as new technologies, content types and delivery methods develop. Here are the strategies that Werder shared to understand your organization’s soft skill needs and how to prioritize content and delivery options to maximize employee soft skill development and productivity. . Prioritizing soft skills training.

Modern Communication in HR: Embrace Digital


Communication has changed a lot over the last few of decades. Or, the last few years, even. Between our gradual switch to text messaging instead of calls and instant messaging and social media punctuating our lives in unprecedented ways, human resource departments are facing new challenges.

How Digital Learning Can Help Solve These Training Challenges

Visual Lounge

With today’s technology, many companies are turning to video for new employee onboarding and training because it saves time, money, and resources.

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

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