Sat.Sep 16, 2017 - Fri.Sep 22, 2017

How xAPI Benefits the Learner

eLearning Brothers

xAPI has been a buzzword among eLearning professionals for a while, and rightly so. It’s very exciting to know that you can see exactly who looked at what page in your eLearning and for how long they looked at it.

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eLearning Trivia

Association eLearning

Let’s try something a bit different today, for a change of pace. I usually write a blog post, you skim or read it, maybe share it, and we move on. How about something a bit more engaging? Something that will literally make you think. It’s time for eLearning Trivia! What does “eLearning” stand for?

Performance Support Basics: How to Help at the Moment of Need

Bottom-Line Performance

We met a fictitious target learner in a previous post. Her name is Kate. She’s a new sales rep just starting out in her territory. Kate has completed her onboarding and she is now out in the field visiting with customers every day.

Tips to Consider for Improving Learning Culture in Organizations


E-learning is diverse and it goes beyond teaching and curriculum, to disseminate information and support organizational growth. However, the success of any e-learning strategy depends upon the workforce using it for stronger skills and knowledge matrix.

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.

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Making Blended Learning Happen

InSync Training

Blended learning incorporates a variety of ways to deliver learning materials and activities, and selecting delivery approaches is part of the instructional design process.

Fall For These eLearning Resources

eLearning Brothers

Starbucks has released the Pumpkin Spice Latte (“PSL” for those in the know), which means fall is here, whether it feels like it outside or not. To get you into that fall mood, we picked out a few resources from the Template Library that pair well with pumpkin flavored everything.

eLearning: Developing Internally vs. Licensing Externally

Your Training Edge

eLearning is becoming an essential in learning and development, especially for organizations with diverse workforces. Keep in mind that a diverse workforce, in terms of learning, could be a group of employees who are physically together but learn at different paces.

Adding the human touch to digital learning content

Clive on Learning

Learning is a very human experience. To learn successfully, it requires us as human beings to exchange information, give and receive feedback, share perspectives, engage together in practical activities, support each other through the bad times and get together to celebrate our successes.

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.

Give Your Retail Training The LMS Therapy


Why you need an LMS for Retail in your Organization? The retail sector is one that owes much of it’s success to customer employee interactions and customer service. Think back on all your good shopping experiences.

Special Report – Hacking in the MR World

eLearning 24-7

Earlier this year, I attended a VR/AR/MR conference in London, UK. While sitting in a session with a group of experts in the space, I raised my hand and asked a simple question, “What is being done to deal with hacking Mixed Reality.” ” Each expert (three on the panel) had no real answer. . None of them even had thought about it, until my question.

LMS: External Customer Service

Your Training Edge

A Learning Management System can be a valuable tool for not only your internal customers, but also your external customers. Consider with whom your organization does business. Do you have clients or customers who purchase your products or services, such as machines, software, or business processes?

7 tips for custodians of capability frameworks

E-Learning Provocateur

Wow, my previous blog post elicited some rich comments from my peers in the L&D profession.

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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.

New Learning Professionals for a New Economy

The Peformance Improvement

Given the current economy, the role of L&D departments and learning professionals must change dramatically.

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Learning poses or learning to model?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Every Monday evening at 20.30 I install myself in front of the television with my daughter for a program called Hollands Next Topmodel, to continue with Models in Paris: The real life. My husband doesn't like it at all, but I really enjoy a view into a completely different world.

Give Your Retail Training The LMS Therapy


Why you need an LMS for Retail in your Organization? The retail sector is one that owes much of it’s success to customer employee interactions and customer service. Think back on all your good shopping experiences.

Think You’re Cut Out to Be a Mentor? Take This Quiz.

Interested in mentoring? Learn if you have the right stuff. Steve Jobs, Sheryl Sandberg, Warren Buffet, Colin Powell, and dozens of other successful business leaders have had mentors help them hurdle challenges and knock out their goals. You may have benefited from having a mentor yourself.

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.

Playing the “Long Game” When Selling Courses


If starting a business was easy then everyone would be successful. Selling courses online is no different. Despite what some people may have you believe, starting a business selling online courses is not an easy path to riches.

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So You Think You Can Change: 3 Quick Tips for Conducting a Change Readiness Assessment

Dashe & Thomson

by Amber Pandya. Your company is implementing yet another change. You swear you just got accustomed to your job’s day-to-day technology process, and now corporate is rolling out a new software that’s supposedly going to help you do it better.

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To Train or Not to Train : The Tale of The Corporate LMS


There was a time when corporate training consisted of an instructor and a whole classroom full of bored and unenthusiastic employees just waiting for the session to end.

What it takes to be a subject matter expert


A subject matter expert, is just that – an expert on a particular subject. An SME knows the content of a course inside-out and therefore is the best person to handle content queries, and check deliverables for accuracy, relevance, and credibility. At Kineo, we’ve worked with hundreds of SMEs over the years and we’ve got a few tips on what it takes.

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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.

Corporate University: Avoiding the “Ivory Tower”

Your Training Edge

Learning and Development departments, as well as corporate universities, can sometimes fall victim to the “ivory tower” syndrome, that is, losing touch with the “real world” Typically the ivory tower is no one’s fault; it simply happens because all of your resources are so focused on the task at hand.

Tools for Instructional Investigation: Finding the Root Cause of Waste and Failure

Allen Interactions

By Christopher Allen , MA, PMI-ACP, Product Manager. There’s no better learning technique than preparing to teach others.”. Valid? Implications?

To Train or Not to Train : The Tale of The Corporate LMS


There was a time when corporate training consisted of an instructor and a whole classroom full of bored and unenthusiastic employees just waiting for the session to end.

How to Help Your Employees L-O-V-E Online Learning


Did you know that 77 percent of companies in the U.S. offer corporate training via an online platform? There are several reasons for this, reduced costs of learning and increased convenience for learners being just two of them. Another reason why company leaders choose to offer their employees online learning is because online learning, or eLearning, is easy to engage with.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

LMS Final: The LMS as Social Media

Your Training Edge

Social media is a big part of our lives, and it is the future of learning and development. The Internet and social media allow people to blog, tweet, collaborate, post video and content, discuss, and even rate experiences. Training and development should be ready to embrace these things and use them constructively as part of the learning framework. In fact, you may start to see a newer term in relation to Learning Management Systems: SLMS, or Social Learning Management System.

The Birthplace of Stars


This turbulent cosmic pinnacle lies within a tempestuous stellar nursery called the Carina Nebula, located 7500 light-years away in the southern constellation of Carina. Scorching radiation and fast winds (streams of charged particles) from super-hot newborn stars in the nebula are shaping and compressing the pillar, causing new stars to form within it. Streamers […]. Managing Minds

Mobility and Organisational Culture and Environment

Upside Learning

Mobility is powered by technology. While technology keeps changing, people don’t – or at least, not at the same pace. There are going to be very rare times that technology and people move neck and neck, in sync. (If If you get that, end of post – have a nice day!) In the course of our […]. Mobile Learning learning culture mobile learning benefits Mobility organisational culture