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

eLearning: Interactive vs. Engaging

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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. 

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.

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What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Yeah, my life is exciting ;). Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work.

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.

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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.

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Digital literacies in the age of remix

Learning with e's

I presented this latest version of my digital literacies model at the 2016 Solstice Conference hosted by Edge Hill University. The components in the model are by no means exhaustive - I acknowledge there are many more literacies, some of which are emergent due to new technologies and services.

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.

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.

3 Vital Steps for Creating Storyline Game Zen Part 1

eLearning Brothers

When you think of building a Storyline game, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by all of the seemingly endless revisions, hours of testing, and things you don’t know or are unsure about. Even in Storyline, the idea of building a well-rounded game can be very daunting.

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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.

How to Target Training to Learner Personas (Free Worksheet)

Bottom-Line Performance

You want to make your training engaging… but why? Common sense tells us that engaging training is more likely to be successful. Blogs like this one share examples of award-winning training all the time, and it’s what people talk about at learning conferences as well.

Consulting Isn’t My Backup Plan

Experiencing eLearning

Although I’ve been self-employed for almost 5 years, I’m still regularly contacted by recruiters about full-time positions. Most of them are polite and professional, and I often refer them to other colleagues who I know are looking for work.

Why You Need to Connect with Your Peers in the E-Learning Community

Rapid eLearning

I’m a big fan of community and how it helps us learn from each other. This is especially important for those of us in the elearning industry.

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

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.

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.

How to Help Your Managers Become Better Coaches

Pract.us

Help your managers become better coaches, even if you don’t have formal training. Many business leaders recognize the tangible benefits of coaching. A recent meta-analysis of coaching research revealed that it improved performance, team functioning, engagement, retention and attitudes.

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.

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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

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National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

5 Tips to Transform Your PowerPoint to Interactive E-learning Course [Infographic]

CommLab India

Every organization has a lot of PowerPoint presentations developed for classroom training programs and converting these PowerPoint presentations into e-learning courses is one of the major challenges for organizations.

Learning, storytelling and technology

Learning with e's

My keynote presentation at Solstice 2016 (hosted by Edge Hill University, England) featured numerous narrative devices and storytelling tools. In particular, I built upon my recent blog series on narrative pedagogies, including a discussion around the use of literary devices in the classroom.

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.

mLevel Recognized for Best of Show Vendor Award at FocusOn Learning DemoFest 2016

mLevel

mLevel & Pearson Win Best of Show Vendor Award at FocusOn Learning DemoFest 2016 for Their Project: “Increasing Student Engagement in Business Education”. Chicago, IL – June 15, 2016 – mLevel has won the FocusOn Learning DemoFest 2016 award for “Best of Show Vendor” with Pearson’s innovative approach to mLevel’s microlearning platform. FocusOn Learning 2016 Conference and Expo was held from June 8 th to June 10 th in Austin, Texas.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Kineo Pacific announce new Learning Locker Partnership

Kineo

Kineo Pacific and HT2 are delighted to announce a new Learning Locker Partnership, combining expertise in Learning Record Store (LRS) and LMS technologies to help businesses improve performance through learning.

What's the future of learning? Hint: Think Blended

InSync Training

Mimeo Webinar Recap & Follow-Up. Recently, the InSync team partnered with Mimeo to explore the current climate of corporate learning. We crafted a survey that asked questions about organization learning and the experiences of practitioners in the field.

John Black #ICELW Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Professor John Black of Columbia Unveristy gave a fascinating talk about how games can leverage “embodied cognition” to achieve deeper learning. The notion is that by physical enaction, you get richer activation, and sponsor deeper learning.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best of FocusOn Learning

Pract.us

The 2016 FocusOn Learning conference was packed with great tips for improving performance. Last week, Pract.us attended the 2016 FocusOn Learning conference hosted by the eLearning Guild.

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.