Sat.Jan 13, 2018 - Fri.Jan 19, 2018

MWL Newsletter No 47

Jane Hart

Here are posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 7-13 January 2018. Social learning

E-Learning Trends For 2018: From Flux To Focus

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Will a Chatbot Be Your Next Learning Coach? – How AI can support talent development in your organization

Learningtogo

Eighty percent of major companies expect to be using artificial intelligence by 2020, but their training departments are likely to be the last places you’ll find it. We need to fix that.

Infographic on Learning Experience Design Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

Design plays a major role in the success of an eLearning program. Design has evolved from functional buttons, synchronized audio and video, and assessments.

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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.

What You Need to Know About the New 508 Compliance Rules

eLearning Brothers

508 compliance—it’s the hottest topic in eLearning! Okay, that might be a stretch, but creating accessible learning is worth talking about, especially if you are employed by—or creating eLearning for—a federal agency.

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Personal Progress Tracker Update

Association eLearning

Last year I wrote a post about how to make a personal progress tracker. I’ve made some changes to my own progress tracker since then and thought I’d share them. After a few months using the old way I started to get frustrated with it. My progress tracker made it look like I had a lot of lazy weeks.

49 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Joomla (Infographic)

JoomlaLMS

Why is Joolmla! so popular? Here are some interesting facts that you have never thought about! Blog articles

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5 Things to Do When the Solution Shouldn’t Have Been Training

Allen Interactions

Let’s be honest, shall we? If you’ve been in this industry more than eight weeks, you’ve probably been involved in a solution which possibly, maybe, (very, very probably) shouldn’t have been training. e-Learning Thought Leaders training

2017 in Review: Thinkzoom Learning Management System Updates

ej4 eLearning

2017 was a year of growth and innovation for ej4. To get a better look at what drove change in the past year, we sat down with ej4's Chief Technology Officer, Tom Lynch, to take a look back at the learning mangement system updates made to Thinkzoom in 2017.

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.

Survey: L&D in the Modern Workplace

Jane Hart

In 2011 I ran a short anonymous survey to find out what people thought about the role of L&D in the workplace. I thought I’d run it again 7 years later to find out how things had changed. Here it is below. I’ll share the results in a couple of … Social learning

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Podcast: Sam Rogers – Just Do the Thing

Learningtogo

Sam Rogers is the author of “Just Do the Thing: A Guide” and creates engaging learning for clients including: Google, Capital One, Deloitte, and AAA.

5 Signs it’s Time Your Company Should Switch to E-Learning

Your Training Edge

It all starts with school; did you know you can earn an entire degree without ever stepping into a classroom? Yes, thanks to e-learning, it is all possible. Most, if not all, universities and colleges offer online courses and this is where e-learning begins.

Webinar: 10 Adobe Illustrator Tips From Our Graphic Designers

eLearning Brothers

On a recent webinar, Nic Brown, our Director of Product & Design, walked us through ten of his best tips for Adobe Illustrator. He showed attendees the step-by-step process for each of these functions: Select Shapes with Same Fill. Replacing Global Colors. Outline View. Offset Path.

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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.

Visual design trends for 2018: top 5 takeaways for learning

Kineo

Visuals don’t just add intrigue and excitement to learning, they also serve a valuable role in terms of memory and retention of content, as well as aiding navigation. Designers use layouts, typography and font changes to emphasis key points and draw out important messages.

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Search for the Agile Learner

The Performance Improvement Blog

Modern organizations need agile learners. Given the pace of change due to technology, globalization, workforce diversity, and hyper-competition, people need to continually acquire and apply new knowledge, skills, and values at a rate unheard of in previous eras.

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Perks of E-Learning

Your Training Edge

The Digital Revolution has made a new path to acquire long-distance education. The term E-Learning primarily means a formalized method of teaching with the help of electronic resources. While teaching is usually done in/outside classrooms, E-Learning involves computer and internet.

Spring Into the eLearning Conference Season With Us!

eLearning Brothers

We are gearing up for eLearning conference season here at the eLearning Brothers HQ. Days have been filled with packing up bro bands and t-shirts and other goodies, plus triple checking the logistics—we want to make sure our booth is ready to rock the next conference!

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.

6 Ways to Help Motivate Learners in Your Course

LearnDash

How you can encourage self-directed learning from your students in your your online courses. Online courses present challenges that traditional classrooms do not face. While learners in a classroom engage with their peers and instructors face-to-face, the lack of in-person contact causes many online learners to feel a sense of disconnect and isolation in their learning environment. Furthermore, most of us understand how difficult it is to communicate emotion over the Internet.

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Raise the Bar with VR

Web Courseworks

Date: March 27th, 2018. Register Here. In this session, Filament Games CEO Dan White will discuss the potential of Virtual Reality (VR) to facilitate interactive, inquiry-based learning.

Building a Corporate University: Reinvention

Your Training Edge

Summary: Every business has to reinvent itself, even in small ways, over time to stay competitive. The Corporate University must take steps to reinvent, as well. Here are some things to look at when considering a fresh, new approach – even after a short period in business.

Webinar: Using Customizable Courseware to Prevent Workplace Harassment

eLearning Brothers

Discussions of workplace harassment are taking center stage in the news right now, and this is a topic where prevention is definitely the best medicine. Effective anti-harassment training goes a long way toward prevention.

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.

Video: 3 ways to motivate

Making Change

How can we help learners feel autonomy, competence, and relatedness? Here’s a video of the webinar I recently ran on that topic, plus a summary of what we talked about. Training design: 3 ways to motivate learners from Cathy Moore on Vimeo. It’s all about self-determination.

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Why is Social Learning the new Watercooler?

Docebo

Learn why 73% of the companies expect to increase their focus on social learning. A research conducted by ATD states that “social learning approaches have a 75:1 ROI ratio over web-based training”.

Building a Corporate University: Marketing and Promotion

Your Training Edge

Summary: When it looks like the Corporate University is ready to go, it’s time to think about marketing and promotion. The University must be promoted like any other part of a business, so let’s look at some of the aspects of making this happen.

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eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

Every year around this time, we discuss the eLearning trends for the year. What’s hot? What’s not? What are we all going to be talking about? THESE ARE THE ELEARNING TRENDS FOR 2018. VR/AR. While VR and AR have been talked about in recent years, we think the excitement will grow.

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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.

Sam Rogers – Just Do the Thing

Learningtogo

Listen to Podcast: [link]. Sam Rogers is the author of “Just Do the Thing: A Guide” and creates engaging learning for clients including: Google, Capital One, Deloitte, and AAA.

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3 Tips for Creating an Online Course Quickly

LearnDash

When it comes to online courses sometimes time is money. The longer it takes, the more money you lose (or lose out on). The good news is that there are things you can do to you can get your course released in a timely fashion. However, I should mention that you should never sacrifice the quality of your course simply so that you can “get something out there” A thorough course that arrives later to the market is better than a poorly done one that is available early.

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Mapping the ROI of eLearning in Seven Strategies

Allen Interactions

Expand your definition of “success.” Before you create a plan, you should know what defines success for your organization. One primary question to ask is: “Were bottom-line outcomes achieved?” Hmmm…’ you ponder via internal monologue, ‘What bottom-line objective?’ Good question. ROI eLearning

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