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.

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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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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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Why evolving corporate learning isn’t an option


The evolution of corporate learning isn’t an option any longer— it’s a must. This was the opening statement made by Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify, during last week’s webinar that was hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), an award-winning multimedia publication that focuses on the benefits and advancements of a properly trained workforce. To say, we have moved rapidly into the modern age would be an understatement.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

6 Ways to Work Smarter & Faster with Visual Communication

Visual Lounge

There’s a lot of advice out there on how to work smarter, not harder and they seem to be great ideas. But until workplace nap time becomes mandatory (apparently siestas help you work smarter, not harder), using visual communication can save you and your viewers time.

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.

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

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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2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

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.

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.

The Evolution of Performance Management

Powerhouse Hub

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

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 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.

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.

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.

Four Factors Impacting Online Course Flexibility


We’ve previously discussed the importance of designing online courses to allow time flexibility for students and how to identify the right window of opportunity to … Continued. Online Learning Professional Development Student Engagement

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.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

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.

Sales Training ROI: Measuring Revenue Growth


Fourth in a series of posts about the ROI of sales training. Hard cost savings provide the most concrete and easy to quantify ROI for sales learning technology. But we hire sales reps to bring home the bacon, not save on beans! Sales leaders invest in mobile video sales learning platforms primarily to boost the revenue their reps produce. So savvy sales training and sales enablement pros looking to prove the value of their work must show how they move the revenue needle.

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The Case for Modern Workplace Learning in Financial Services


The financial services industry is in a frenzied state of flux. Today’s traditional firms are facing numerous challenges inside and out while still struggling to … Continued. Online Learning Personalized Education Professional Development Social Learning Technology Trends in Learning