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How Long Should We Let Learners Go Down the Wrong Path?

Experiencing eLearning

In a comment to my post on Managing the Complexity in Branching Scenarios , Nicole Legault made a interesting point. “Why make a learner go so far down a wrong path? I think it’s best to correct and try to get them back on the right (or best) path.”

The NexGen LMS Grid

eLearning 24-7

It’s been a long time coming. One Grid that goes beyond the Quadrants of the world, the other type of grids focusing on the space, the vendors that make it based on a variety of factors as defined by the firms themselves. I totally get it.

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The Metrics of Learning and Dangers of Multitasking

mLevel

The process of learning and why it’s so important. Learning isn’t as cut and dry as you might think. It’s not just reading a textbook, acing your test, and calling it a day. Hundreds of studies have been completed regarding how humans learn, process, and store information.

The ELearning Business Types or How to Enter the ELearning Market

JoomlaLMS

It’s not so far in the dim distant past that no one thought of studying online, now it is hard to come by a person who has never taken an online course. ELearning, thanks to its flexibility, affordable price, mobility and effectiveness, finds more and more adherents all over the world.

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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Relevance of Learning versus Relevance of Training and Development

Your Training Edge

In today’s environment, training organizations are struggling to prove their worth. They are also struggling to keep programs going on smaller budgets with smaller staffs.

Learn to Make A Deal with This New Soft Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

Just recently, we launched a product that would revolutionize the eLearning and training industries. It was called Customizable Courseware.

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‘Intrapreneurs’ Improving Internal Innovation

CLO Magazine

To make innovation more than just a buzzword requires employees to think like entrepreneurs. The problem is that traditional internal programs don’t focus on the risk-taking and rapid product prototyping that characterizes successful entrepreneurs.

What to consider when designing through the eyes of the learner

Kineo

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

5 Questions about microlearning — and their answers

Matrix

Microlearning is on everybody’s lips these days. It’s probably the latest in terms of effective learning – as efficiency has an important time component and a nugget usually varies between three and six minutes.

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Become Learner Focused with Learning Paths

Association eLearning

As the LMS industry evolves to meet the needs of newer generations of learners, organizations are having to answer the age-old question “What’s in it for me (WIIFM)?” Learners need more motivation than simply taking courses because they are told to, they need a reason. They want to know WIIFM?

So-Called ‘Healthy’ Conflict Leads to Innovation

CLO Magazine

To reach our full potential, we need a little more conflict in our lives, provided it comes with productive dialogue. “I I don’t believe as a society we have truly learned how to have difficult conversations,” said Doug Upchurch, chief learning architect at Insights.

For the love of learning, this is not how you engage a millennial

Kineo

We are known as the generation glued to our phones, the ones that hold the trophy for the least engaged workforce and the ones that want answers to their questions, like, yesterday.

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

Enhance Digital Learning Experiences with Video

B Online Learning

I love a good vid. In this age of Netflix, Stan, Foxtel Now and YouTube, you can be pretty much guaranteed to find something you want to watch that is engaging and entertaining. Pretty much any interest you have can be ‘googled’ and located not only for entertainment purposes but also for learning.

Training Post-millennials: 6 Tips on Generation Z Workforce Training

eFront

In just under two years, your whole training plan may be obsolete. Generation Z is almost here, and as the first generation to really grow up with social media, texting, YouTube, and more Justin Bieber than Michael Jackson, most of us have no idea how to train them. Gen-Z?

The Future of Learning Careers

CLO Magazine

Elliott Masie is the chairman and CLO of The Masie Center’s Learning Consortium and CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity. There’s a shift happening in the learning field that is easy to notice.

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5 Reasons Virtual Reality Learning is Worth Considering

PDG

Another year another learning trend, am I right? This year everybody’s talking about Virtual Reality, another trend that will eventually burn itself out, right? Actually, no.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

Decision Making Strategies

Your Training Edge

Leadership skills become second nature for many people. But one of the most difficult skills is decision making. There are always numerous factors to consider, impacts to predict, and, simply put, it’s difficult to please everyone from the highest levels.

Essential PowerPoint Animations Tips

Rapid eLearning

I’ve been reviewing a lot of the older PowerPoint tutorials that I’ve posted in the past. Most are still relevant, but a few have changed. In this post, we’ll do a refresh on the basics on PowerPoint animations. PowerPoint Animation Basics.

Soft is the New Strong

CLO Magazine

When Philipp Schramm was offered the job of chief financial officer for Webasto Roof Systems in Detroit in 2014, he expected the U.S. office of the global automotive supplier to operate as smoothly as its German headquarters.

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Why Google Analytics is the next thing you should be adding to your LMS

Kineo

Your learning platform likely gives you insights into which courses are being engaged with most and other metrics such as course completions, but there’s a whole host of information you’re probably missing out on if you stop there. There are dozens, if not hundreds of analytical tools you can embed into your platform.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

Why You Need To Leverage Mobile For Performance Support

Upside Learning

Have you ever struggled with performing a task previously covered in long training sessions? You’re not alone – we have all been there! We forget almost 80% of what we learn in just 30 days – unless we get an opportunity to apply that knowledge. This is precisely why you need performance support. These short […]. Mobile Learning Upside Learning Just-in-time Learning Mobile Performance Support Performance Support

Establish Business Mentoring Programs in the Workplace in 5 Easy Steps

Enyota Learning

Business mentoring programs have a major role to play in running a business successfully. These programs bring the less experienced employees and more experienced ones together, and do nothing less than wonders.

Growing a Model for Leadership

CLO Magazine

Building a leadership pipeline is important, and a clear leadership model can link strategic areas of the business. For a fast-growing company like Mindtree with clients across the globe, development of that model and the leaders to go along with it was central to growth from inception.

Useful xAPI Queries eLearning Designers Should Know by Anthony Altieri

Learning Solutions Magazine

xAPI makes it possible to collect data on how consumers interact with your content, and then use that data to control how. content is presented. Here’s how. Emerging Topics Learning Systems Training Strategies

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.