Sat.Feb 03, 2018 - Fri.Feb 09, 2018

What Defines an Ideal Learning Management System?

Origin Learning

A simple tool designed to run learning modules and tests in an academic institution has evolved into an all-purpose application/software, which is now used in both academia and enterprise learning across the world.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

Association eLearning

What’s the difference between virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)? And can they actually be useful for training or are they just gimmicks? Let’s take a look. Virtual Reality. The learner is in a completely artificial environment. Involves wearing an enclosed headset.

Three Ways Technology is Changing the Learning Space (Plus One)

Learningtogo

We love our tech. Most of us in the learning profession pride ourselves on being comfortable with technology. Whenever a new tool is available, we’re ready to give it a try, eager to adopt the latest way to help people learn.

5 eLearning Trend Predictions for 2018

eLearning Brothers

Every year it’s fun to take a broad look at the eLearning industry and try to predict some trends that will dominate the coming months. Here are 5 trends we think you should look out for this year!

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.

Imagine the Possibilities for Growth with Blended Learning

ej4 eLearning

Hooray! It finally happened — you've decided to incorporate eLearning into your existing training and development programs. Your training is now going to be delivered using "blended learning," and part of you is wondering: Is this going to fundamentally change what I do around here

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How Can Simulation-Based Training Improve Machine Handling At Workplace

G-Cube

Every organization wants to gain an extra edge by introducing new and sophisticated machineries that will mitigate risks to meet stringent regulations and business needs. Most of the industry leaders are grappling with increased technical complexity than what engineers might not have imagined before.

Now Hiring! Join Our Virtual Team

InSync Training

Are you a GREAT virtual classroom producer? Do you have experience supporting WebEx Training Center, Adobe Connect, or any other virtual classroom platform? InSync Training is interested in learning more about you! We are seeking qualified contractors to join our dynamic production team. Our producers ensure flawless virtual learning events by providing instructional and technical support to facilitators during live learning events, training sessions, and meetings

Webinar: What can eLearning Brothers Custom do for you?

eLearning Brothers

Last week we had our own Doug Lange give an amazing webinar showing off some recent projects by the eLearning Brothers Custom Solutions Team. This includes great work for companies like Adobe, Mercedes, Walmart, and PayPal.

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Spotlight: Yoast Academy

LearnDash

One of the most important aspects of any website is their search engine optimization (SEO) strategy. This is often a multi-faceted process combining tools, procedures, best practices, and consistency. However, there is one problem with the SEO industry and that is lack of reliable information.

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 Indicators Your Training Is Aimed At High Schoolers

Allen Interactions

Whenever you begin the discussion of meaningful training for adults, someone inevitably—and boldly—proclaims, “We must accommodate adult learning theory!” Of course, everyone else murmurs their complete agreement. We simply must

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Podcast: Megan Murphy – Executive Director – National Coalition of Girls’ Schools

Learningtogo

If you’re wondering if there is still a place for all-girls’ education today, listen to my interview with Executive Director Megan Murphy who has led the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools ( NCGS ).

How to Completely Substitute Homeschooling with E-Learning

JoomlaLMS

Over the last few years, everything has changed thanks to the advances in technology. Nowadays, we have the ability to access so much information, all from just a couple of clicks on our keyboard and it’s changing the way we see the world. Blog articles

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100% Responsibility

Your Training Edge

Too often we find that we blame others for issues that impact us and our lives. We suggest that our life is the result of what others have done or are doing and we eliminate our responsibility towards those events. My suggestion to any possible resolution is to take 100% responsibility.

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.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby, COTP. Many organizations use PowerPoint templates to ensure that lessons are consistent and correctly branded. By importing PowerPoint into Captivate, you can retain that formatting and branding in your eLearning lessons as well.

Managing Minds in the Workplace While Big Brother is Watching

The Peformance Improvement

I’m afraid some companies are regressing to the workplace Taylorism of the early 1900s, a time when efficiency became more important than humanity. In an attempt to increase productivity and lower costs, companies are installing technology that monitors and controls employee behavior.

Takeaways from #LTUK18

eLearning 24-7

Anyone who attended it, could concur with – Chaos. I have been going to trade shows in various verticals for the past 21 years, and this was by far the worst (LTUK) when it came to location of the vendors and finding your way to the vendors, the exits and wait for it, the loo (restroom). .

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The current work of L&D (survey)

Jane Hart

This is Part 2 of the L&D survey I am running. This part looks at how much time you spend on a range of L&D activities, as well as how much time you would like to spend on them. Social learning

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[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan. a plan to create an awesome PowerPoint presentation about, among other emotions, anger.   Naturally, you want to illustrate anger on one of the slides.

9 Tips to Get Online Training From Professional Dissertation Writers

Your Training Edge

Writing dissertation paper for your Ph. D or master’s is a huge undertaking which cannot be taken lightly. One can find a lot of difference and similarities in every paper. In certain ways composing a dissertation in master’s degree can make one feel like competing in a marathon.

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New survey reveals top 2018 corporate learning trends

Axonify

Tech trends come and go, but L&D (learning and development) professionals have to know how to cut through the noise. Keeping a pulse on the next big thing is crucial for steering company time and resources in the right direction. Every year since 2014, Don H. Taylor, Chairman of the UK-based Learning Performance Institute, asks over 1000 L&D leaders worldwide one question: What will be hot in workplace L&D this year?

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MWL Newsletter No 50

Jane Hart

Here are posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 28 January – 3 February 2018. Social learning

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

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.

Gamification and Game-Based Learning: The Engagement Game

InSync Training

Measuring the impact of gamification or game-based learning can seem challenging. How do we know if our learners are more engaged? How do we know if gamification motivated our team to learn more? How do we know if the game-based eLearning we created will affect productivity? Before we can answer those questions, we need to look back at the alignment of our gamification and game-based learning strategies with our original learning objectives.

Account Planning

Your Training Edge

You’ve spent time in Opportunity Management and Sales Forecasting. You know which clients are the “top ten” probable sales – and you know how many sales you need to make to be profitable. Without account planning, your hard work may go to waste.

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Megan Murphy – Executive Director – National Coalition of Girls’ Schools

Learningtogo

Listen to Podcast: [link] Megan Murphy, Executive Director. If you’re wondering if there is still a place for all-girls’ education today, listen to my interview with Executive Director Megan Murphy who has led the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools ( NCGS ).

Advancing Professional Education

Web Courseworks

We understand your corporate members have very different needs than your individual learners. Provide your corporate members with a unique member benefit: a co-branded education portal.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

IFTTT: Automation and the philosophy of causation

Docebo

Some thoughts on the implications of AI, automation, causation and… the philosophy of metaphysics? We have been hearing a lot about the growth of AI. How much it is going to revolutionize learning tech. Change everything. But I’m not a computer tech genius; I studied Philosophy back in the day.

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Do you have Passion?

Your Training Edge

Last night I attended the Party for Mercedes-Benz USA. It was a beautiful event, on their beautiful corporate campus. It was attended by some 700 staffers. Near the start of the event, the head of North America, was on a stage addressing the staff.

Creating Diversity in the Workplace

Edmego Learning

With the world’s mobility and diversity increasing near-exponentially, it is vital for your company to understand how change can potentially serve your company’s interests.

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