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

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

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.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

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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Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

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.

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!

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!

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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Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

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

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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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.

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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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.

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

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

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.