Sat.Jan 27, 2018 - Fri.Feb 02, 2018

Board Games and Card Games: Leading the Learning Game Field in 2018

Kapp Notes

If past is prologue, the learning game industry is set for a wild ride in 2018. One of the most interesting trends and developments across the gaming industry is the surge in the popularity of both board and card games.

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Training Reinforcement: 7 Things You Need to Know

Knowledge Guru

Organizations expend constant effort to deliver information employees need to know for their jobs. And oftentimes, there’s a lot at stake. You depend on training to help your employees make more sales, provide better customer service, avoid regulatory issues, and make fewer mistakes.

Hottest Trends in Learning for 2018

TLC Media Design

What’s your favorite method of eLearning? Do you prefer to read an eBook, participate in an interactive learning module, or maybe a good old-fashioned webinar is more up your alley?

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Elearning Trends for 2018

Experiencing eLearning

At the end of last year, Bryan Jones from eLearningArt reached out to me for my predictions on the top 3 eLearning trends for 2018. He then took the responses from me and 56 other experts and put together a summary video of the top trends here and an article of the top eLearning trends here.

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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.

SCORM: What is it?

Association eLearning

What version of SCORM are you using? Is the LMS SCORM conformant? xAPI might be replacing SCORM in the future. You hear about it in eLearning all the time, but what is it? Other than giving a definition we’ve never really discussed it here. So, let’s change that. How SCORM is Like a DVD.

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Aligning Performance with Results

Your Training Edge

Aligning performance with results can be achieved with a few overarching steps. By doing this, each person will be clear what his or her role is – and you can truly measure and adjust the organization’s performance at regular intervals.

Spread the Love With These eLearning Templates

eLearning Brothers

It’s February, which means…THAT holiday is coming up. You know the one. You either love it or you hate it or you’re just waiting for it to be over so you can buy all the discounted candy at Walgreens.

Busting Myths!

Clark Quinn

As I have hinted, I’ve been working on a project that is related to what learning science has to do with learning design. And I can finally announce the project! I’ve been writing a book on debunking learning myths & superstitions, and unpacking some misconceptions.

How Can Online Education Accommodate Older Audiences?

LearnDash

Older generations are increasingly interested in online courses. What about yours? There’s an obvious distinction in online education between adult learners and K-12 learners.

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.

Combating “The Homer Simpson Effect”

Learningtogo

You Have to Forget Some Old Truths to Master Essentials of Brain-Based Learning. There really is a “Homer Simpson” effect in neuroscience. The phenomenon was given this name in honor of the Fox network character, Homer Simpson.

Cheers to 2018’s Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies

eLearning Brothers

Training Industry recently released the seventh annual list of the Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies and we were proud to see many of our awesome partners named! The amazing game developers over at The Game Agency earned a spot on the list.

How to Improve Your Leadership Skills

Your Training Edge

One thing that I have observed during my academic and professional days is that individuals who possess a certain skill have the greater chance of being successful as compare to the individuals who lack it. The set of skills that gives us an edge over others in the market are the leadership skills.

An Example Tech Stack for LearnDash

LearnDash

?. WordPress gives you incredible flexibility, but sometimes that can be confusing. Here is an “under the hood” look at one company’s LearnDash tech stack. One thing that is great about using WordPress for your online course is that you have so many features at your fingertips.

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.

Why Accessibility Matters in Online Learning

CourseArc

Sample Bar Graph that Includes an Accessible, Alternative Version in a Table. Technology is present in every facet of life. It is now common in classrooms of all varieties, placing a responsibility on instructors and administrators to ensure the equitable use of technology.

24 New Lectora Online Support Videos You Should Watch

eLearning Brothers

Support.eLearningBrothers.com is your source for tutorials and how-to videos related to all your favorite eLearning authoring tools. When you need a little help getting to the next step in your eLearning development, come visit us! We’ve got your back.

Sales Forecasting

Your Training Edge

The second component of Sales Cycle Management (SCM) is Sales Forecasting. Many times, salespeople and sales managers do not take a realistic view of how many sales they can undertake during a particular time period.

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ADOBE ROBOHELP: Publish to SharePoint

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Willam Van Weelden, COTP. You can host output from Adobe RoboHelp on multiple hosting platforms. When your company uses SharePoint, you can even leverage the power of SharePoint to host your help.   Leveraging SharePoint has a major benefit: Access control.

[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.

MWL Newsletter No 49

Jane Hart

Here are posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 21-27 January 2018. Social learning

Webinar: Never Start From Scratch in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

We were privileged to host a webinar last week featuring Laura Silver of Trivantis as our guest. During the webinar, we got a first look at the newest eLearning Brothers Library additions to Lectora, as well as some great tips and tricks on how to use these awesome assets.

Sales Performance Analysis

Your Training Edge

Sales Performance Analysis closes the gap on your entire Sales Cycle. Essentially, performance analysis is a deep look back over certain elements of your sales cycle, from Opportunity Management to Account Planning.

5 Tips to Re-Energize a Lifelong Learning Mindset

Learning Rebels

Click here to jump to the Learning Rebels BIG AUDACIOUS giveaway. For many, the New Year often brings into focus the possibilities of a brighter future. We want to brighten our horizons, learn more, and to be better versions of ourselves. We cheer the New Year and write checks that we might not be ready to cash. Once the reality of January 2nd hits, some of us might not sure what direction to go in and our commitment to lifelong learning falters. Sound familiar? . It does to me.

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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.

Prepare your company for the future of Learning & Development

Docebo

Stay ahead of the competition with a top-notch Learning & Development strategy. The Learning & Development industry is more challenging today than ever before, especially as many disruptive technologies are emerging.

3 Webinars You’ll Love

eLearning Brothers

There’s something we’ve been wanting to ask you. Will you be our eLearning Valentine? We got you something really special—3 lovely webinars so you can celebrate all month! February 6th. 5 Things We Love About Good eLearning. There is something great about quality eLearning.

PebblePad and Modern Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Yesterday, in a free seminar at the Learning Technologies 2018 Expo hall in London, I gave a short presentation with Shane Sutherland, the CEO of PebblePad, about how their personal learning platform underpins Modern Professional Learning, as well as how it provides a new employee-centred “learning technology” to support learning … Social learning

At the edge

Clark Quinn

Another response to my request for topics asked about moving from the classroom to the ‘fringe’ Here, I have a very simple response: the case studies in Revolutionize Learning & Development.

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.

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.

5 Ways Mobile Learning Can Enhance Your Course

LearnDash

By making online education mobile, instructors have a new opportunity to engage learners. Smartphone use is so ubiquitous these days that talking about it being “on the rise” states the obvious. The spread of smartphones has been accompanied by a proliferation of apps of every variety.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP. While recording a software demonstration using the Camtasia Recorder, you have two choices when it comes to the file format for your video capture: TREC and AVI. Audio Video Interleave ( AVI ) is a popular Microsoft format that can contain both video and audio. It plays nicely on multiple devices and operating systems. AVIs can be imported into the Camtasia Editor or other eLearning development tools and multimedia editors.