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How long should microlearning be?

Axonify

7 minutes or less (at least that’s what I heard at a conference). Or it could be under 10 minutes (because that’s what an industry report said). Or maybe it’s 4 minutes and 20 seconds (because that’s the average duration of a YouTube video nowadays). How long should it be?” is the most popular question in the microlearning conversation, by far. People struggle with the term “micro” and want to specify a time requirement.

7 Tell-Tale Signs Of eLearning Drop Outs And How To Prevent Them

Lambda Solutions

Are your online learners looking for an excuse to permanently log off? Are your attendance rates at an all-time low? In this article, I’ll share seven warning signs that your online learners may be ready to say goodbye. reduce cost learner engagement

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Stop Worrying About Generation Z,Start Thinking About Learner Preferences

TalentLMS

A comfortable learning environment for your learners can boost engagement and increase completion rates. But what exactly makes a learning environment comfy? In this post, we’ll break down the major types of training styles that your individual learners might prefer – and how to cater to them.

Adapting elearning. Increasing learning impact with personalisation

Kineo

Today 63% of us use AI such as predictive typing every day without even realising it, according to a survey from HubSpot. So if that figure is to be believed, then the workplace of the future might already be here? Insights

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.

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Making Employee Onboarding an Immersive Experience with Mixed Reality

Origin Learning

Mixed Reality is a phrase used to describe technologies like Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. Science fiction foresaw the use of an alternate reality and immersive technologies well before humankind actually developed such advanced technologies.

8 Essential Questions on The Future Of Corporate Education In 2018

Your Training Edge

As the future moves towards a sea of change in the corporate sector, there is an immense need to reacquaint and orient employees in order to adapt the ever-evolving trends of this unpredictable learning landscape.

Building Knowledge in Real-Time to Drive Continuous Improvement

Docebo

Re-adjust Focus From Input to Output by Learning From Work. The maxim is well-known: the only constant in life is change. . Yet, today’s organizations struggle to keep pace.

How to Write an RFP for LMS Vendors

Web Courseworks

An RFP, or Request for Proposal, allows you to outline what you are looking for in your ideal Learning Management System vendor and creates a standardized form or checklist for all would-be vendors to follow.

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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.

The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

Origin Learning

Earlier blog posts have stressed on how workplace learning has evolved over the years and L&D managers are re-inventing the wheel to meet the demands of the ‘millennial audience’. In this blog post, we examine ‘informal learning’ and see how it can play a major role in modern workplace learning.

5 Tips How to Motivate Your Employees

Your Training Edge

A group of motivated employees will be the reason for success while the demotivated will take a company down. Of course, as an employee, it is difficult to stay motivated, focused and determined the kind of pressure which is built upon them.

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PERFORMANCE SUPPORT: Find an Experienced Outfitter Before Attempting the Climb

Living in Learning

After one Chapter 11 fiasco and three Reduction-in-Force events in the last 10 years, I’ve decided it’s time to join the “gig economy” as a Human Performance Outfitter.

Mental models are the agents of learning

Clark Quinn

I was talking with my friend and colleague Harold Jarche about how he’s expanding his valuable Personal Knowledge Mastery to teams and at the organizational level. Walking through his diagram, what is critical, what is being exchanged, are mental models.

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.

How long is microlearning?

Axonify

7 minutes or less (at least that’s what I heard at a conference). Or it could be under 10 minutes (because that’s what an industry report said). Or maybe it’s 4 minutes and 20 seconds (because that’s the average duration of a YouTube video nowadays). How long should it be?” is the most popular question in the microlearning conversation, by far. People struggle with the term “micro” and want to specify a time requirement.

Five Steps to Take for a Successful Talent Management Strategy

Your Training Edge

“Great vision without great people is irrelevant.” ” Jim Collins, American Author, and Lecturer. A company will only go as far as the team they have to support it. Excellent employees can bring fresh ideas, new clients, and innovative expertise to a company.

Informal, Formal – End 4 E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Some folks generate a level of enthusiasm when talking about days gone by. And show it, via retro gaming, whereas folks buying NES and SNES 32 bit. Sega is launching their days gone by console with Sonic Hedgehog. Folks attend Renaissance fairs. Go to an autograph store and folks buy autographs of their “favorite players” back in the day. Perhaps you wish to travel back to another time, an easier time.

Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Clark Quinn

You’ll see a lot of vendors/sessions/webinars touting neuroscience or brain-based. And you really shouldn’t believe it. Yes, our brains are composed of neurons, and we do care about what we know about brains. BUT, these aren’t the right terms!

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.

Preview: Blended Learning in Practice

InSync Training

Are your organization's programs ready for the future? Has the instructional design approach you use evolved to support and actively engage modern learners ? What implementation process works best when introducing this innovative, flexible methodology? Ultimately, effective blends rely on addressing all moments of learning need and modeling the way work happens today.

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A lesson to teach? A product to market? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By  By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video. 64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video.

Putting the consultation in selling with personalized content

Kineo

“The reason it seems that price is all your customers care about is that you haven’t given them anything else to care about,” writes Seth Godin.

To Enhance the Human Mind and Spirit

Allen Interactions

At Allen Interactions, we often talk about the three M’s of learning: Meaningful, Memorable, and Motivational. Previous blogs have discussed various aspects of these and their importance to learning. MMM (Meaningful - Memorable - Motivational) Instructional Design Ethics

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.

LMS Competencies and Learning Plans in your eLearning platform

Paradiso

About LMS competencies. Competencies are the way to define the particular skills that a person must achieve in specific subjects.

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A lesson to teach? A product to market? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By  By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video. 64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video. 59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.** On top of that – whiteboard animations are FUN and easy to create with VideoScribe!

Command, but No Control Management

The Peformance Improvement

Following is an excerpt from our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy (Chapter Three). The command-and-control model for organizations was developed to maintain order in large marching armies with the mission to destroy other large marching armies. This style of management dates back to the Roman Empire, if not earlier. Modern corporations codified this structure to control the numerous hands that needed to be managed.

What Geenio does to comply with GDPR

Geenio

Starting from May 25th, 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect. The regulation aims to provide EU data subjects with more control over their data and restructure existing privacy and security laws into one comprehensive law.

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.

Articulate Storyline 360 – Course Completion Trigger Feature

Swift eLearning Services

In this blog, we are going to discuss about the new feature introduced in Articulate Storyline 360 – Course completion trigger. If we compare the courses developed in Adobe Flash and manually coded in HTML, then we can send the course completion status to the LMS as per our requirement.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: It All Adds Up With Calculations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Lori Smith, COTP. Did you know that Adobe Captivate can perform some pretty high-end math? If you’re new to Captivate, I'll bet that you didn’t! Even if you’ve been using Captivate for eons, asking an eLearning development tool to do calculations is not something that likely comes to mind when starting a project.      Let's say that you need to create an annual healthcare enrollment lesson for your employees.

Command, but No Control Management

The Peformance Improvement

Following is an excerpt from our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy (Chapter Three). The command-and-control model for organizations was developed to maintain order in large marching armies with the mission to destroy other large marching armies. This style of management dates back to the Roman Empire, if not earlier. Modern corporations codified this structure to control the numerous hands that needed to be managed.