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Corporate LMS Forecasts 2018

eLearning 24-7

I reviewed the numbers from 2016 for predications for 2017, and despite a couple of hiccups, still crossed over the 90% percentile once again. As I recall, it was 92-93%. The hiccups were along the lines of slower than anticpated adoption of data visualization, and sluggishness of LRS too, which although I thought wouldn’t be fast, I was surprised how bad it really was from within an LMS.

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6 Reasons Why Corporate Training Programs Fail

Your Training Edge

We all instinctively know that learning and development within the corporate space is ‘supposed to’ make a difference. Yet, far too often the programs (not necessary the people) fail due to the following reasons.

Learning Escape Room – Year 2

Association eLearning

Last year, the Learning Escape Room was one of the most popular features of the Masie Center’s Learning 2016 conference. It was my first experience with an escape room and I was delighted to hear that it was coming back for Learning 2017. What Changed.

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Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

Over the past few months, we’ve talked a lot about the learner experience and learner-centered solutions. These types of solutions are designed with the target learner in mind and focus on learners’ needs. Learning portals are a great example of a learner-centered solution.

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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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Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI

Web Courseworks

Mike Rustici , President of Watershed LRS, will be presenting “Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI”on November 28th as part of our Though Leaders Series Webinar!

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Online Course Creation Has Just Evolved!

LearnDash

Create your content once and you’re done! Re-use your Lessons, Topics, and Quizzes in any course – at any time! Writing new update announcements is always enjoyable. But even more so for today’s update!

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3 Instructional Design Strategies for SMART Change

Allen Interactions

The goal of instructional design is to bring about behavioral change. After all, we don’t train people to do things the way they’ve always done them. And as instructional designers, most of us, on some level, are accountable for the success of that training. So, beyond designing highly engaging learning solutions, what can we do to ensure people actually change their behavior? Instructional Design Change

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The Benefits of Using Professional Voice Talent

InSync Training

You’ve put the finishing touches on the script for your client. Your company has just spent thousands of dollars creating the perfect visuals , countless hours perfecting the story , and you’ve even decided on some cool background music. It all looks fantastic, should be a huge success. Right? Now, all you need to do is have somebody voice these modules. How about Mary or Joe in Accounting – (such a nice voice)? eLearning

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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.

Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

Over the past few months, we’ve talked a lot about the learner experience and learner-centered solutions. These types of solutions are designed with the target learner in mind and focus on learners’ needs. Learning portals are a great example of a learner-centered solution.

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Transitioning from SCORM to xAPI

Web Courseworks

On October 5 th , 2017, the Department of Defense announced that its eLearning curricula would adhere to xAPI standards rather than the more traditional SCORM standards of the eLearning industry.

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Learning Culture & Human Capital: The Reality, the Myth and the Vision

The Peformance Improvement

[This post is by Sally Ann Moore, the Director General iLearning Forum at Closer Still Media. iLearning Forum is the most important learning meeting in Europe. Sally Ann wrote this as part of her preparation for the conference.] .

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate. Whether you want to create an animated whiteboard video (moving hand draws objects on your screen right before your eyes!),

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.

Revisiting 70:20:10

Clark Quinn

Last week, the Debunker Club (led by Will Thalheimer) held a twitter debate on 70:20:10 (the tweet stream can be downloaded if you’re curious). In ‘attendance’ were two of the major proponents of 70:20:10, Charles Jennings and Jos Arets.

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What to Write First in Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

Writing a branching scenario can be intimidating or overwhelming. Unlike a linear course, it’s not as easy to know where to start writing. Do you write the endings first? Do you write all the mistakes first? Do you start at the beginning and then flesh out each path as you write those choices?

7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

Sometimes different learning programs can’t give students excellent results, even though they try a lot and work hard. Well structured organization of studying is boring for some learners. In this case you need to understand what your employees desire to broaden their knowledge.

If People Have Such Short Attention Spans, How is it We Can Binge-Watch Netflix?

ej4 eLearning

It’s an honest question. These days you can’t turn around without seeing another article on how short our attention spans are, or how distracted we are at work.

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.

Stop Committing These Presentation Crimes

eLearning Brothers

Sooner or later, every professional is asked to give a presentation in front of others—and sometimes it can make or break your career. In fact, 70% of employed Americans agree that presentation skills are critical to their success at work, according to a Prezi survey.

Embracing The Need Of Responsive E-Learning For New-Age Learners

G-Cube

With digitization, it has become important to incorporate digital technology into learning activities as a key to enhance business productivity and meet organizational targets.

Risks of Leadership

Your Training Edge

Leaders can inspire, champion change, and engage followers who will stop at nothing to watch the vision become a reality. Being in a leadership position enhances your own personal and professional image, as well. But there are risks involved in leadership.

An Introduction to Extended Enterprise Software

Administrate

The roots of the Extended Enterprise concept can be traced back for many years, however, it’s best to focus on when Chrysler secured the trademark in 1999.

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.

Employee Engagement by the Numbers 2017 [Infographic]

Pract.us

Employee engagement has held pretty steady in the last year, which means company efforts to improve engagement had had much impact so far. But we’ve also learned more about what employees want from their work and how to help them get it. Now we need to use this knowledge to make a difference.

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Using LearnDash to Create a “Tripwire” Offering

LearnDash

Fill your sales funnel with an online course “tripwire” In online marketing there is this term… “tripwire” If you haven’t heard of it then don’t worry, I’ll explain.

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Dare to be Different

Your Training Edge

Why be just one of the crowd? Why suffer in silence because your voice is unable to be heard? Following the herd is the most sure fire way to be lost. Why is it then, that most of us are trapped in the herd of mediocrity. Why do we continue to conform to being average.

Webinar Recap: Crank Your Course Volume to 11 With Our Storyline Templates

eLearning Brothers

Here at eLearning Brothers we’re all about helping you become an eLearning Rockstar, providing templates and resources that work with all your favorite authoring tools, like Articulate Storyline. Put Storyline together with our templates and you can really crank your course volume to 11!

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.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development.

3 Instructional Design Strategies for SMART Change

Allen Interactions

The goal of instructional design is to bring about behavioral change. After all, we don’t train people to do things the way they’ve always done them. And as instructional designers, most of us, on some level, are accountable for the success of that training. Instructional Design

3 ideas for creating a new compliance program for information security

Kineo

Annual compliance training season! Ah, the fun of it! Taking the same information security course you took last year? Reviewing the exact same policies and scenarios this time around? It’s enough to induce EGOS (Eyes Glaze Over Syndrome) in even your most compliant employees.