Sat.May 19, 2018 - Fri.May 25, 2018

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

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.

4 ROIs of Learning and Development You Need to Explain to Your Stakeholders

Wisetail LMS

Measuring the ROI of learning and development on your organization isn’t always a straightforward process, but here are four clear ways you can do it. The post 4 ROIs of Learning and Development You Need to Explain to Your Stakeholders appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

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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 Visual Design Mistakes to Avoid When Developing eLearning

Tim Slade

When developing an eLearning course, it’s easy to put all of your focus towards the instructional design aspects of the course.

Classroom training and E-Learning are the least valued ways of learning. This is what it means for L&D

Jane Hart

Although entries are still being accepted for the 7th Learning in the Workplace survey, here is a screenshot of the results as at 21 May (from 5.5K+ responses). What do these results mean for L&D? I think they mean THREE key things. Modern Workplace Learning

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.

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.

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.

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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MWL Newsletter No 65

Jane Hart

Posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 13-19 May 2018. 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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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.

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 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.

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!

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.

[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.

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.

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.

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.

Increase Employee Engagement with LMS Compliance Training

TOPYX LMS

An employee’s job functions are driven by regulations, laws, and company policies. But if an employee is unaware of these regulations, he or she cannot perform his or her job safely or effectively. This is where compliance training comes in. LMS Learning Management System lms training compliance training

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.

4 Tips to Growing a Healthy Email Marketing List

LearnDash

How to grow your email marketing list into one of your top sales tools. Email marketing lists remain one of the top sales tools for many businesses—online educators included. However, marketing successfully requires access to email addresses of potential leads, and these ca be hard to obtain. Some people try to gain emails by buying lists, but this is a bad idea.

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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.

Stop Gaming Social

The Simple Shift

There may be some truth to this formula, or rather there may be truth to pieces of this formula and sadly it was all frankensteined together. And “Beverly” here could be a lovely person but “Beverly” systematically engineering social content in her organization is BevBot. Similarly, a leader having a cheat sheet is likely afraid […]. Social Social Business Social networks social tools

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Convince Your Boss to Invest in a Learning Management System: 3 Steps

TOPYX LMS

Companies that use an LMS (learning management system) tend to save money, keep accurate records, have easier audits, and provide on-demand training to employees, according to eLearning Industry.¹ Despite the fact that an LMS can be a major boon to an organization, not every company utilizes one. Employees who want to reap the benefits of a corporate LMS should introduce management to eLearning and its many benefits. LMS Learning Management System Social Learning

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.

Using Content Distribution to Market E-Learning

LearnDash

Will content distribution platforms help you amplify your program, or distract from your own site? Have you ever considered writing an article about your e-learning course to a content distribution platform like Medium? If so, you’re not alone. As a vehicle for connecting influencers to audiences, Medium has an attractive sales pitch. But like many marketing ideas that seem too easy, it has its downsides.

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6 Steps For Successful Corporate Training Video Production

Dashe & Thomson

Videos are some of the best training tools available in today’s corporate world. For one, they bring concepts to life and engage learners on an emotional level. Would you rather read a complex manual on how to fix a leaky faucet, or watch a five-minute YouTube video on the subject? It is often more convenient and cost-effective to produce training videos than it is to organize in-person training, especially if you’re dealing with audiences spread across multiple shifts, locations, or time zones.

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.