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The changing skill set of the learning professional

Clive on Learning

Skills define us. They are what make us useful and productive. They are the foundation of our achievements. On our death bed, it is our skills that we will reflect on with pride.

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Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

Death of Self-Pace eLearning.

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6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics

Bottom-Line Performance

If you attended ATD TechKnowledge this year, then you might have seen a session about this new thing called The Mobile Mindset. Steven Boller and myself presented on this topic in front of a rather enthusiastic audience.

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How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

Several studies have found learners can remember information in a narrative format better than bullet points (for example, Glonek & King, as cited in Kapp, 2014).

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.

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The Surge of Corporate Training Videos: 6 Styles to Engage Your Learners

Dashe & Thomson

During our annual development team retrospective, we realized that video has begun to comprise an increasingly larger share of our project portfolio.

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Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Learning Management System

Geenio

Choosing the right learning management system (LMS) is something every E-learning professional needs to do at some point. Which is not really surprising, seeing as nine organizations out of ten use either a cloud-based or an on-premises LMS

6 Must-Haves Of Effective Millennial Online Training Courses

Allen Interactions

By Christopher Pappas / @cpappas. Millennials make up a large percentage of your workforce. Are you offering them the online training experiences they need to live up to their tech-savvy potential?

Video-based Learning: Create Effective Learning Videos By Avoiding Five Common Mistakes

G-Cube

Technology-aided learning provides learning as per the needs and requirements of learners by presenting learning content in accordance to their preferences.

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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.

Niche Chess LMS Making Waves

LearnDash

I am always impressed to see the new and innovative online learning programs sprouting up on a weekly basis. There are niche training programs for languages, learning how to code, industry professions (like CPAs, realtors, marketers, etc), and even for games – such as chess!

Reordering the Serious eLearning Manifesto

Clark Quinn

So, as you may know (and if you don’t, you should ), almost three years ago now, I teamed up with colleagues Michael Allen, Julie Dirksen, & Will Thalheimer (all worth knowing about) and put together the Serious eLearning Manifesto. And I believe it’s a good thing.

Overcome Your Blended Learning Phobia

InSync Training

Blended learning programs can be a beautiful thing. Need to cover a global workforce? Use virtual classrooms to engage learners everywhere. Can't get employees to leave their desks? Bring learning opportunities to their desks in the form of short videos, quick reference guides, and fun simulations.

The Big Idea: Unlearning

Upside Learning

Unlearning is one of those new(ish) terms that are becoming very popular. It isn’t as much about forgetting what you know, as stepping back from it to be able to see it differently. Basically “unlearning” refers to learning what you may already know, in order to understand it better and from a different perspective. Nobody […]. eLearning Big ideas Cognitive biases Learning trend Unlearning Webs of Knowledge

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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.

3 ELearning Predictions for 2017

LearnDash

It is that time. The time when I make three predictions for the coming calendar year with regards to the elearning industry. At the end of the year I will take a look back at these predictions to see if any of them came true.

COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 4

Learnnovators

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The Lonely E-Learning Instructional Designer

ATD Learning Technologies

From time to time, all instructional designers experience the feeling of working in an “austere and lonely office,” to borrow the words of poet Robert Hayden.

Curated Insights: Seeking a Practical Definition of MicroLearning

Axonify

Microlearning seems to have taken the lead from virtual reality and big data in the “2017 L&D Most Popular Buzzword” competition. The term is popping up more and more in industry publications and conference presentations.

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!

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

Pract.us

Read on for this week’s best articles from human resources and employee training experts. This week, we learn how to get people to collaborate better, engage employees with social learning and the arts, and calculate turnover cost.

Designing Member Engagement into your Website

Web Courseworks

Member engagement is a topic we can’t ignore in 2017. Socious’s #1 membership prediction for 2017 emphasizes the member’s increased expectations of the member experience.

Easygenerator has made all the right choices

Challenge to Learn

This week the Fosway group published her new 9-grid report about authoring tools. It is nice that Easygenerator is listed again, confirming our place between the leading authoring tools.

Tips on Leading Your Team Campaign Right

Your Training Edge

Leading your team campaign right requires from you excellent leadership skills. Leadership plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our society today. Should leadership be nonexistent in our society, it would probably plunge into darkness filled with mayhem and chaos.

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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.

6 Ways to Get Millennials to Care About Training

CLO Magazine

Homepage Homepage - Video Strategy engagement millennials training

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Generating Genuine Collaboration in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Virtual classroom lessons should be more about learners working together collaboratively than lecture and PowerPoint. Intellectually, we all recognize that. But, what purpose does collaboration truly serve and what virtual classroom tools achieve the desired result?

How to Set Expectations with Your Subject Matter Experts

Rapid eLearning

At a recent workshop, we had participants share their tips on working with subject matter experts. As expected they shared some really good tips that are practical and will help move your training courses forward. Since there was a ton of tips I broke them into a series of posts.

Kineo and clients recognised by Learning Awards

Kineo

Kineo's work with clients received two bronze awards at the 2017 Learning Awards ceremony. The awards recognise exceptional performance and contribution to the learning profession and this year included submissions from many of the world's leading brands.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

What Is Your Digital Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

According to Spherion Staffing’s 2016 Emerging Workforce Study , as many as 45 percent of employees said their current internal training offerings are not relevant to their daily responsibilities. That’s not good.

2 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN DEFINING BUSINESS GOALS FOR A COURSE

Learnnovators

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Learning Analytics Policy – Looking for Input!

MakingBetter

I’m heading to LAK 17 in Vancouver, BC to help a great crew from many countries, in a workshop on learning analytics policy (LAP). Since learning analytics policy is evolving everywhere, we’re looking for input from people, everywhere. K-12, corporate, higher ed – all important. There’s opportunity to contribute a paper for this event, so if you’re really motivated, go ahead and fill out this survey. . Examples Please!