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How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

HT2 Labs

Already using xAPI for more than just reporting? Then you may be wondering how it can be used to launch elearning content. The post How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker xAPI

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The Top Reasons You Should Be Using Microlearning

Blue Sky eLearn

If you’re in the elearning industry, there is a pretty good chance you’ve heard the buzzword ‘microlearning’. Perhaps you’ve already started implementing microlearning into your overall elearning program. If you have not, or are still on the fence about starting to use microlearning at all, here are some of the top reasons to start! Reinforce or supplement formal training. According to a 2017 ATD Report , 81% of adopters cited this as the most common application.

Top 10 Gamification Examples in Everyday Life

mLevel

While many people are probably unable to define “gamification,” most have unknowingly experienced it – likely every single day.

Gamification: A Fun way of Increasing Learning Retention

G-Cube

By making learning more fun and interactive, the level of knowledge retention can be increased. Using game elements and mechanics for training allows you to give learners something they can identify with and make it a fun experience for them.

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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Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making.

Devlearn 2017: The Future is Here (recap)

Tom Spiglanin

DevLearn 2017 Recap. Through airport security screening, I look for food service near my departure gate. The Chophouse and Brewery it is. I spot the one remaining seat at the bar and squeeze in, order my drink and food, and begin to unwind.

Put the Pedal to the Metal With Your Storyline Development: Part 2

eLearning Brothers

Are you ready for some more great tips for speeding up development in Storyline? Then you’re in the right place! Let’s pick up where we left off. We have our player, theme, scenes and assessments built. What’s next? It’s time to build out our master slides.

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My Professional Learner’s Toolkit

Clark Quinn

My colleague, Harold Jarche, recently posted about his professional learning toolkit, reflecting our colleague Jane Hart’s post about a Modern Learner’s Toolkit. It’s a different cut through the top 10 tools. So I thought I’d share mine, and my reflections.

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.

When Software Met Soft Skills

Administrate

We write often on this blog about the importance of having the right systems in place to scale your training, and manage your operation. However, despite there being 100 technology solutions for almost anything you can imagine, we still know that there’s no replacement for soft skills.

Writing Mistakes and Consequences

Experiencing eLearning

In my previous post, I explained how I write the ideal path for a branching scenario first. Once that is complete, I write the mistakes or errors and consequences for those choices. First, Draft One Alternate Path to Its Conclusion. I start writing a single alternate path from beginning to end.

Why xAPI? or Why Should I Care About xAPI?

eLearning Brothers

Our DevLearn 2017 eLearning Rockstars stage covered all of the top trends and techniques in eLearning development today, including xAPI. We were so excited to welcome Michael Hruska, President and CEO of Problem Solutions to the stage.

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Solutions for Tight Cycles of Assessment

Clark Quinn

In general, in a learning experience stretching out over days (as spaced learning would suggest), learners want to regularly get feedback about how they’re doing. As a consequence, you want regular cycles of assessment. However, there’s a conflict.

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.

Modern Learners: Built to Observe

InSync Training

Did you know that more than 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute? Yes, YouTube has significantly changed the way we access and process learning. For many of us, instead of reading through an instruction manual, we search YouTube for a video that will guide us through “how to.” We can watch these over and over again, pausing where we need to look closer or to better understand what the subject matter expert is trying to get across.

Tune into your learners needs and deliver on-demand content

Kineo

A cry for needing help is not always a cry for learning. Many jobs or tasks don’t require a great deal of ‘capability’ to be learned. They just require the most appropriate information or instruction at the point of need that can then be forgotten and summoned again if required. Think checklists, aide memoires, FAQs, watchouts, how-to videos, top tips, flow charts, decision trees, animations, and infographics.

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A Simple Model for Converting ILT to Engaging eLearning

eLearning Brothers

If you’re an e-learning designer, chances are you’re often asked to take existing instructor-led (classroom) training and put it online. Chances are also good that no one’s ever told you how to do that.

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Custom HTML5 timeline for Articulate Storyline 360

Swift eLearning Services

Articulate Storyline, is one of the popular e-Learning authoring tools. Storyline is known for its ease in the workflow for developing an E-learning course. It is suitable for both beginners as well as experts due to its familiar interface. The look is very similar to Microsoft PowerPoint.

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.

Driving learning program adoption: Demand the right content (part 2)

Litmos

In Part One of this three-part series , I wrote about the value of driving the adoption of your learning program and that there are three keys to success in doing this: 1) the solution 2) the content 3) the learning ecosystem. Part One focused on the right LMS, so take a read if you haven’t yet.

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Tune into your learners needs and deliver on-demand content

Kineo

‘I need help now’ is not a cry for learning (if it ever was). Many jobs or tasks don’t require a great deal of ‘capability’ to be learned. They just require the most appropriate information or instruction at the point of need that can then be forgotten and summoned again if required. Think checklists, aide memoires, FAQs, watchouts, how-to videos, top tips, flow charts, decision trees, animations, and infographics.

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Become an eLearning Rockstar: Less Time, Less Money, Less Headache

eLearning Brothers

As an eLearning developer or instructional designer, you want your projects to be done faster and look better, all while you have less time and budget at your disposal. Using templates is a very attractive option, but you don’t want your course to look like something “off the shelf.”.

21 of the Best Online Course Platforms (and Counting)

Sell Courses Online

The post 21 of the Best Online Course Platforms (and Counting) appeared first on Sell Courses Online. Online courses are a rapidly expanding industry and will continue to grow as more and more students turn to online learning.

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.

Meet Greg, the man who believes Games are the best tools to change the world and beyond

Eat Learn Repeat

How did it happen? Tell us what brought you in to game development. Greg Acuna, CEO of Earthlings Infotech, Pvt. First let me tell you about the genesis of the project.

How are Virtual Classroom APIs revolutionizing eLearning?

WizIQ

The eLearning market has experienced explosive growth in recent years, as institutions have sought ways to lower costs while delivering high-quality instruction optimized for today’s students. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

5 Tips on How to Effectively Onboard and Train your Seasonal Employees

TalentLMS

The holiday season is just around the corner. Many businesses around the world need extra help when it comes to the expected influx of customers during this time of the year. Businesses, especially those in the retail sector, need to hire seasonal employees to accommodate higher customer demands.

Happy Thanksgiving from Litmos

Litmos

We want to wish all of our US-based customers, partners, and friends a very happy Thanksgiving! We are truly grateful for you throughout the entire year, but it's always a wonderful reminder this time of year to articulate it. Thank you so much for your support of Litmos!

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.

5 Reasons to Use Microlearning in Millennial Onboarding

CommLab India

This blog gives Training and HR managers the reasons to try microlearning in the millennial onboarding process. Learning Technology microlearning

Measuring Leadership Effectiveness

Your Training Edge

It’s easy to get caught up in leadership skills and development. Plus, when things are going well, it’s even easier to ignore any measurements that tell you how effective the leadership really is in your organization.

All lies and jests.

Learning with e's

Image from Pixabay I was intrigued to read a blog post by Tim Holt that was written in response to my own recent post on teachers and technology.