Sat.Jan 14, 2017 - Fri.Jan 20, 2017

My eLearning Hopes for 2017

Allen Interactions

By Michael Allen , Chairman & CEO, Allen Interactions. Years seem so short as I’ve reached, um, maturity. And each year is shorter than the previous one. As the years fly by, I always wonder about the accomplishments of each previous year and how the coming year might contrast with it.

Review of Linkedin Learning

eLearning 24-7

“If you have complaints or concerns, maybe you should write a blog.” ” I never knew that it was possible. That I’d be honored with such a retort as the one above, from a salesperson at a booth at ATDTK17. At the “Linkedin Learning” booth no less.

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Blended Learning – Different Strategies That Work For Varying Learner Needs

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For all L&D managers in the corporate world, delivering successful training within available time and resources is a continuing challenge. Presenting information to learning in the right way can be the key to achieving learning outcomes.

Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: What's the Difference?

Dashe & Thomson

by Heather Sather. The terms “Quality Control” (QC) and “Quality Assurance” (QA) frequently create confusion among learning professionals. Because it's common for the same team or person to handle both functions, the terms are often used interchangeably.

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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YouTube And Learning: The Future Of Self-paced As Well As Classroom Learning

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Technology and learning has become closer in the last few years. With the development of modern Internet, corporate sector has completely changed its face – including the way business is conducted, how employees engage with people and how they learn.

Publishing and Uploading to ReviewMyElearning.com

Adobe Captivate

A short video showing the publish settings and process for uploading your course to ReviewMyElearning.com. Uncategorized Video qa review

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Top Learning and Development Trends in 2017

Your Training Edge

Today, the world is changing at a faster pace than ever before. Rapid change in technology, a significant surge in the number of smartphone users, and constantly evolving social media have changed the way people learn new things.

5 WAYS TO MAKE LEARNERS RECEPTIVE TO LEARNING

Learnnovators

The post 5 WAYS TO MAKE LEARNERS RECEPTIVE TO LEARNING appeared first on Learnnovators. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting DevLearn e-learning L&D Learners Learning Learning & Development Learning Design Learnnovators Srividya Kumar WIIFM YouTube

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.

Flattening the Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

Pract.us

Most employees forget their training shortly after taking it. If training starts in the classroom, everyone knows it doesn’t end there. As Bill Rosenthal pointed out, there is a learning curve and then there is a forgetting curve.

These Assumptions about Learning and Leadership Development Might Hurt You

CLO Magazine

Knocking down learning and leadership developments myths to make an impact on the business isn’t a task relegated only to chief learning officers.

Articulate: A Complete 360

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kal Hadi, CTT,  COTP       The long anticipated Articulate Storyline upgrade was announced recently by Articulate and came not as Storyline 3 (as many expected) but rather in the form of the subscription-based  Articulate 360 , a suite of tools that includes every tool that Articulate makes. Articulate has decided to change the way upgrades to their products are going to work in the future.

Can compliance training actually be fun?

Raptivity

Let’s face it. No one EVER looks forward to compliance training sessions. The reason people attend compliance training sessions is same as the reason six-year-olds brush their teeth every morning. Because it’s mandatory. Compliance trainings are somewhat tricky to administer because they are not about sharing information or teaching a new skill. Instead, compliance training is usually about influencing employees to alter their behaviour favourably.

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.

Gimmick or game changer?

Kineo

Technology continues to develop at so rapid a pace that it’s hard for the rest of us to keep up. We want our learners to get the benefit of any new developments and to create digital training that utilises these new forms of technology. But do we run the risk of adopting these technologies before we understand their full potential or being so keen to try out the newest, shiniest thing that we miss the fact that it doesn’t have that much relevance to learning?

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Reflecting on ATD TechKnowledge 2017

Axonify

The Axonify team headed to Las Vegas last week for ATD TechKnowledge. This annual event showcases the latest innovations in learning and performance technology, so Axonify is a perfect fit.

4 Handy Common Craft Instructional Videos

eLearning Brothers

Back in 2015, we partnered with the fine people of Common Craft and added many of their distinctive assets to our library. One of the many assets that they offer are instructional videos, presented in the unique and consistent Common Craft style we’ve come to know and love.

Errors and misconceptions

Clark Quinn

When I was a grad student, my advisor looked a lot at error. HIs particular focus was to prevent it through good interface design. He characterized them as of two types: slips and mistakes. Slips are when you have the right intent, but from elements of our architecture end up making the wrong move.

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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!

How to Resize an Image Correctly

Visual Lounge

A picture is worth a thousand words, but is it sending the right message? Not if it’s warped, distorted, or jagged. Learn how to resize an image correctly for presentations, documents, and more. That’s a stretch.

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

If your New Year’s Resolution is to read more books, you’ve found the right post. This is a compilation and update of my previous book list and review posts. Instructional Design. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field.

Do We Practice What We Preach?

CLO Magazine

When I do my typical debriefing at the end of each conference I try and consider two perspectives: What were the running themes, and what is the collective buzz, or the overall feel of the event? This year, two conflicting topics were common.

No! No! No! 3 Don’ts When Converting ILT to E-learning

CommLab India

After considering the various benefits such as its 24/7 learning accessibility, consistency in training, and wider reach, you might have considered implementing e-learning in your organization. Great! But, the transition from one training method to another is never easy. So, what next?

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.

5 Steps to Making a Viral Educational Infographic

ATD Learning Technologies

Making an educational infographic is relatively easy. Making it viral is the hard part. The following is a way to do it: STEP 1: Start with a topic that is popular (i.e., in the news, trending on social media). STEP 2: Choose a provocative title that mentions the hot topic. This is your headline.

Gimmick or game changer?

Kineo

Technology continues to develop at so rapid a pace that it’s hard for the rest of us to keep up. We want our learners to get the benefit of any new developments and to create digital training that utilises these new forms of technology. But do we run the risk of adopting these technologies before we understand their full potential or being so keen to try out the newest, shiniest thing that we miss the fact that it doesn’t have that much relevance to learning?

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What is Learning’s Role in Talent Management?

CLO Magazine

The pressure to recruit and retain top talent is more intense than ever, as is the need to create a diverse, responsive and productive organizational culture. According to an October 2016 survey from ManpowerGroup, employers are facing the highest global talent shortage since 2007.

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How to Rock Being a Training Leader

Litmos

The business of training and development is crucial to any organization’s performance. Businesses, want to gain a competitive advantage and for others the need to improve productivity or obtain better business outcomes is the pain point of the moment.

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.

EdTech Tools and Apps For Creating Knowledge-Based Content

InSync Training

We opened this series by introducing six technology toolbox compartments that are used in blended learning to provide content, develop interaction, and perform assessment. Knowing which tools to use in each piece of your modern learning design improves the learning experience.

5 Best Practices of Implementing Blended Learning

CommLab India

Hybrid learning – a learning methodology that combines the flexibility of technology-enabled learning with the benefits of human interaction afforded by a classroom. A right blend of online courses and instructor-led sessions goes a long way in imparting highly effective training.

Learning During Times of Growth

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published on CLOmedia.com in April 2006. . Many CLOs and other learning executives are walking with a bit more spring in their steps these days, and perhaps smiling a bit more often.

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