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How To Make Collaborations Tools More Effective: Analysing The Reasons For Failure

G-Cube

While some form of social and peer learning have always been a part of organizational learning, technology has made virtual collaborations possible in more efficient ways to make sure that employees from global offices all over the world can collaborate more closely and learn from each other.

Do Your Learners Know the ‘Why’?

Bottom-Line Performance

Many learning leaders struggle to help learners feel accountable for their own growth and development. They devote time and budget to create more and more training, yet see little change. This common expression partially sums up the problem: “When you’re a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”.

5 games every e-learning professional should play

E-Learning Provocateur

You can narrow down someone’s age by whether they include spaces in their file names. If they do, they’re under 40. That is a sweeping declaration, and quite possibly true. Here’s another one… Gamers are a sub-culture dominated by young men.

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Tools of Engagement Slides from Texas Distance Learning Session

Kapp Notes

Here are some slides and information covered in my presentation at the Texas Distance Learning Association conference. I’ve included the slides from the presentation and slide on using PollEverywhere and writing directly in PowerPoint in slideshow mode.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

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CONTENT CURATION AND CRAP DETECTION

Learnnovators

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4 Stages of a Learning Business

Web Courseworks

OrgCommunity and Web Courseworks are excited to present the closing webinar of the Spring eLearning Thought Leaders series, The Learning Business Maturity Model , featuring Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele of Tagoras.

3 Instructional Design Theories

LearnDash

Instructional design is a growing field given the amount of online courses we are seeing today.

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Benefits of Using Simulations

Your Training Edge

We’ve discussed some good reasons to implement simulations in your organization. Let’s take a look at the distinct advantages of simulations over other types of training interventions.

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.

How a Time Management eLearning Course Can Boost Productivity

eLearning Brothers

People who manage their time effectively are productivity ninjas. They know themselves, and they pay attention to how much time their typical work tasks take. Having this kind of streamlined efficiency in a person is awesome, but to have it on an organizational level is extraordinary.

Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course

CourseArc

If you have designed and administered successful in-person, Instructor-Led Training (ILT) modules, you may want to convert those classes into online courses to reach a wider audience.

Types of Learner Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Recently, we looked at the two different types of learner engagement we can use in the virtual classroom: interaction and collaboration. Let’s build on that foundational knowledge with a deep dive into different subtypes of interaction and collaboration, and intelligent ways to use them.

REFRAMING 70:20:10, THE ANATOMY OF WORKFLOW LEARNING

Learnnovators

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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.

What is an LMS?

TOPYX LMS

Have you ever found yourself wondering, but been too embarrassed to ask the question, “What is an LMS?” If so, don’t believe you are lagging behind your peers in the intelligence department. So many techy acronyms are thrown around these days that it’s tough to keep up with their meanings.

Piktochart: Working with Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Karin Rex. The success of an infographic depends on how visually arresting its images are. While Piktochart image tools are somewhat intuitive, I wanted to share a few tricks that will make an Piktochart apprentice into a Piktochart professional. Uploading and Inserting an Image.

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Teach Your Team Negotiation Skills with an eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

When you hear the word “negotiation,” you probably think of some high-stakes situation involving SWAT teams, dangerous criminals, and tense conversations through megaphones.

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Lessons learnt from the design of a blended learning trajectory

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Over the past year I have worked with Proteion , a health organization in the south of the Netherlands. They have 3500 employees and a large part of their work is care for people with dementia.

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.

Using Simulations in Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

In this series of articles, we will look at the use of simulations in effective training interventions. First, let’s find out why an organization would want to use simulations in its training program.

Work Is Learning

The Peformance Improvement

This is an infographic by Arun Pradhan that explains why and how we need to stop separating learning from work. That might not have been a significant issue in the Industrial Economy, but it is a serious issue in our current Knowledge Economy. .

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3 Rockin’ Lectora Layout Templates

eLearning Brothers

Deep in the archives of our Lectora Template Library are some hidden gems that might elude the casual browser. We’ve plumbed the depths of our inventory and have come back up with a few that we think deserve a little more time in the limelight.

Learning Solutions 2017

Tom Spiglanin

This is my video summary of Learning Solutions 2017, held in Orlando, Florida 22-24 March 2017. Thanks for watching! tomspiglanin. This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

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.

Creating Accessible Websites: Don't Just "Click Here!"

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Mary Gillen. Most people who surf websites don't think twice about the link they're about to click. The linked text typically says "click here." " The web surfer assumes the link will load a page based on something seen earlier in the text. However, if the web surfer is visually impaired, assistive devices such as screen readers will inform the surfer where the link will take them.

The role of collaborative learning in a social landscape

Kineo

At Kineo we’ve been considering how collaborative learning can be incorporated into our social strategy. But before we can do that we first need to define collaborative learning. Is it just a synonym for social learning or does it have its own unique identity? Does the nature of time play a role? For example, is social learning synchronous and collaborative learning asynchronous? So many questions! Let’s explore them now.

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Get Well-rounded with Storyline Templates

eLearning Brothers

In many cases, it doesn’t pay to cut corners. But today we want to show you one case where it does. No, we’re not talking about sacrificing quality for the sake of efficiency—that’s not the eLB way.

Applying Gamification to Live Training

LearnDash

Nowadays we hear a lot about gamification, and nearly 99% of the time it is in the context of online courses. And why shouldn’t it be? Technology has made it possible to incorporate some really neat gamification elements inside digital courses.

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.

What content makes a Course in your LMS?

Absorb LMS

I can’t remember the last time I heard someone say when asked their opinion of something, “I just don’t know.” ” To be uncertain of something used to be a sign of having an open mind and mature decision-making skills based on weighing facts and considering the opinions of others. Now, regrettably, “I don’t know” suggests indecisiveness and weakness.

Teaching Sign to the hearing

Kineo

Approximately 95% of deaf children are born to hearing parents and there is only a small pool of teachers available to teach sign language. Sign language is one of New Zealand’s three official languages. .

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Continual Exploration

Clark Quinn

I was reading about Digital Business Platforms, which is a move away from siloed IT systems to create a unified environment. Which, naturally, seems like a sensible thing to do. The benefits are about continual innovation, but I wonder if a more apt phrase is instead continual exploration.