Sat.Jun 11, 2016 - Fri.Jun 17, 2016

Elearning Market Trends 2016: Learning tech falls short of market needs

Docebo

Brandon Hall Group’s Learning Technology Study reveals lack of social and mobile tools.

Market 212

3 Challenges Vendors Face When Going LMS SaaS

Upside Learning

Most LMS vendors operate or either wish to operate in a SaaS engagement model. While there is no denying the possible pros of SaaS (for both the vendors and the customers), the learning domain offers some unique challenges to vendors in going the SaaS way. Below are some critical challenges of SaaS specific to vendors […]. Learning Management Hybrid SaaS SaaS LMS

vendor 193

Utilizing The Graphical Element In e-Learning Development: 5 Options To Choose From

G-Cube

Images and graphics have always been a part of learning and e-learning is also no exception. More than just providing relief from the tediousness of text, graphics can increase the effectiveness of learning as a whole.

eLearning: Interactive vs. Engaging

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Sally Cox    People love to talk about how they want their eLearning courses to be interactive, but to be really effective eLearning, it has to do more than just interact with the learner; it has to engage them. 

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

More Trending

How video embedding on your LMS can help inspire your learners

Docebo

How video embedding on your LMS can help inspire your learners and boost retention. As social creatures, much of our learning is derived from observing and being observed by others. This social learning is becoming increasingly important for learning and development in the modern workplace.

Help 172

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? Never been easier – if you use the right approach and technology. Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience.

Project Kickoff: Your Most Important Tool for Project Success

Dashe & Thomson

A project kickoff meeting is more than just a feel good meet-and-greet. It is the first, and most important, opportunity to set expectations across the entire project team.

Using Microlearning to Pull Learners to Your Content

InSync Training

Training Magazine Network Session Recap. Several months ago, Jennifer Hofmann’s presentation “ How to Engage Modern Learners ,” explored the differences between Push training and Pull learning.

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.

Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS

Gyrus

Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS. Not all Learning Management Systems are created equally. In fact, you would be hard pressed to identify matching features across the entirety of the industry.

FocusOn Learning Conference – Day 2

Tom Spiglanin

This is my fourth post about the FocusOn Learning conference that wrapped in Austin, Texas. This video log discusses day 2 of the conference. Thanks for watching! tomspiglanin. This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

This Isn’t Your Father’s eLearning…

eLearning Brothers

My 74-year-old father got his first cell phone about a month ago. He’s been holding out, but when the landline in his house was out for a few weeks, and the phone company wasn’t sure when they’d be able to get around to fixing it, he knew it was time to get a mobile phone.

Book Review: “Be Bad First – Get Good at Things Fast to Stay Ready for the Future”

Pract.us

Today’s competitive advantage? Knowing how to learn. Remember when you started learning how to play an instrument, play a sport or even do your first real job?

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Gamification – Badges, Levels, or Leaderboards?

Gyrus

Gamification – Badges, Levels, or Leaderboards? Gamification is a buzzword you have undoubtedly encountered.

Do You Have a Mobile Learning Strategy?

LearnDash

Many organizations have an elearning strategy, but do they have one for mobile learning? The rise of mobile technology has made elearning professionals re-think how we view elearning. What was once considered to be a part of elearning has now grown into its own industry.

An Introduction to elearning: Part Three

Administrate

So far in our introduction to elearning, we’ve covered the selection of appropriate elearning tools as well as shared some tips on authoring better elearning content. In our final post in the series we’ll look at 6 ways to adapt traditional learning delivery approaches to include an elearning twist. Go beyond the course A Read More. All Training Tips

Training and Development: A must-have employee benefit?

Learnkit

We’ve all heard the saying “Money doesn’t buy happiness” but can this statement be true to the workplace and employee engagement?

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.

Article Review: Are Competencies Really Dead?

Pract.us

Don’t throw out your competencies yet. Writing for the HR Zone , Jo Ayoubi, Managing Director of Track Surveys, Ltd. wades into the tumultuous waters of the competency debate. While some declare competencies a relic of management past, Ayoubi takes a more nuanced stance.

Skills 154

An Inside Look on Life as an Inkblot: Inkling’s 2016 Summer Picnic

Inkling

Inkling is made up of amazing Inkblots. Each year we hold a company-wide picnic, with activities thoughtfully designed to stretch our understanding of one another beyond the daily office dynamic. This year, we took the old-fashioned notion of a company picnic and really brought it to life. Our goal wasn’t to merely bring the whole team together in an engaging setting, outside of the workplace.

Sun 152

Can VR make learning viral?

Origin Learning

Sensory, stimulating, and sticky – that’s how learners would want their learning to be. And, that is a demand that is influencing organizations – large, medium and small enterprises – to evaluate the latest trends, technologies, and tools that would make this a reality.

Tip of the Week: Create interactive microlearning modules using Raptivity Linker

Raptivity

Learning Arcs micro-learning Raptivity Linker Tip of the week

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.

Responsive Videos

Upside Learning

Videos have always been effective where high-fidelity content is required. And with most platforms now failing to support Flash, videos have also become a technical means of including media-rich, vector-based, closely audio-synched animations (or for that matter any other type of animation) into multi-device eLearning. So before going any further, let’s establish the two ways […]. eLearning Responsive Videos

Video 150

Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)

eLearning 24-7

If you have or are looking for an LMS, perhaps someone in your company or department has mentioned that this X vendor or Y vendor either isn’t known or they have never heard of them and thus it is better to go with a well-known vendor, because they must be better – I mean look at all the folks they have. It is a common misconception and one that can have and often does have negative results. Another zinger is the old some famous, everyone hates their LMS. Yeah, yeah, I know.

LMS 146

How Does Watching Videos Improve Learner Engagement?

Origin Learning

A symbol or an icon that kicks in engagement and triggers excitement intrigues you enough to immediately rush to touch and see what unfolds before you. That is the sheer pleasure of engagement that video learning can bring among learners. The workforce profile is changing globally.

Video 149

Back from FocusOn Learning conference

Ontuitive

A quick report of our panel session, conversations, and "Lightning Rounds." Ontuitive was pleased to be a sponsor at last week's FocusOn Learning conference , put on by the eLearning Guild.

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.

Effective Graphics

CourseArc

Everyone knows that graphics play a vital role in training. Good visuals help learners absorb material more effectively and make training memorable. Bad visuals, on the other hand, distract learners, and can be detrimental to the learning process.

Best Moodle Plugins for Gamification – A Curated List

Paradiso

All the hoopla around gamification in e-learning is because we are looking at enhanced learner engagement as the bottom line objective. Besides engagement, gamification allows the learners to retain and recall information better.

Moodle 137

How To Deal With Course Refunds

LearnDash

Making an online course takes a lot of time and energy. You have to research your topic, create your storyboard, develop the actual course, test out its effectiveness, and launch it. During this process you also have to be marketing it.

Course 135