Sat.Feb 11, 2017 - Fri.Feb 17, 2017

3 Free Apps for Supporting Learning After Training Events

InSync Training

The most important part of training is what happens AFTER the training. Reality (aka science) dictates that people can only ingest and retain so much information, regardless of how well-designed a learning activity may be.

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Peformance Improvement

(This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.). All industries are undergoing enormous change, mostly due to new technologies, globalization, and a very diverse workforce.

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Why Adults Should Love Game-Based Learning

Knowledge Guru

I’m publishing this blog on Valentine’s Day, a day that is supposed to be all about love. This blog is about love, but not the romantic type. Instead, think about a hobby or activity that you love. Kids, for example, might love to play soccer or love to play video games like Minecraft.

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Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

In the previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters to deliver eLearning content. In this post, I’ll explain how to write and structure the conversation.

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.

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Engage Your Audience With These New Cutout People

eLearning Brothers

With the online training world growing at a rapid pace, presenters and instructional designers are looking for effective ways to create connections between them—or the content—and their learners. Since eLearning is electronic (thats what the “e” stands for, right?),

Take the Scare Out of Scope

Allen Interactions

Annette Kirchner, Senior Producer, Studio M. As an Allen Interactions Producer (Allen’s title for Project Manager), I manage projects and maintain the overall project vision. My daily efforts keep the project moving ahead.

Who Needs Training? 1/3 of Americans Receive No Formal Training From Their Employer

Association eLearning

An online survey conducted by Ipsos Market Research and Consulting Firm has turned up some shocking statistics. 30% of Americans surveyed said that they never received any formal training from their employer.

Six Strategies You May Not Be Using To Reduce Cognitive Load

The eLearning Coach

In a complex world, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by a deluge of complex information. This shouldn’t be surprising, as working memory (our mental work space), has a limited capacity for processing information.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Learning spaces of the third kind

Learning with e's

The first kind of space was highly organised. In these 'class' rooms, our students gathered, seated in rows, facing toward a single part of the space - the front. At the front of the classroom were all of the important things, such as the teacher, and of course, the teacher's tools.

Why We Love Social Learning (And You Should, Too!)

TOPYX LMS

We love social learning – it’s as simple as that. Do you? If not, you may benefit from discovering more about the nature and function of the incredible thing called social learning. Once you grasp the breadth of advantages specific to social learning, you’ll sing its praises as loudly as we do.

How to Build a Great Relationship with Your Subject Matter Experts

Rapid eLearning

This is part two of the series on working with subject matter experts when building e-learning courses. In the previous post, we looked at how to set expectations and some simple project management tips. I also shared a link to the free e-book, Essential Guide to Working with Subject Matter Experts.

Employee Development Plan: The WHY and the HOW

WalkMe Training Station

You just hired a promising young talent that has all the skills and savvy knowledge to help your business finally get an edge on the competition. As far as you’re concerned, a steady increase in responsibility and salary incentives will keep this hotshot rolling in the results you want.

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.

CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM OF COURSERA

Learnnovators

The post CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM OF COURSERA appeared first on Learnnovators. E-Learning Learning Platform MOOC Course Coursera e-learning E-Learning Ecologies E-Learning Provocateur eLearning Higher Education Instructor Learnnovators MOOCs Pedagogies Pedagogy Ryan Tracey University of Illinois

Exploring Augmented and Virtual Reality EdTech Tools and Apps

InSync Training

Last week, we looked at assessment and evaluation EdTech tools and apps. This week, we continue our series by diving deeper into augmented and virtual reality tools and apps. These tools and apps enable us to create immersive learning experiences for our learners.

Tackling the tough stuff

Clark Quinn

I was reflecting a wee bit on my books (and writings in general), and realized that there’s somewhat of a gap when I talk about games, and mobile, and more. And it’s not unconscious, but instead principled, even if it arises somewhat implicitly.

How to improve knowledge transfer in Online IT Training

Your Training Edge

Technology is evolving at a faster pace than ever. It has revolutionized the way work is done in most of the industries. The eLearning technology has enabled the growth of the education sector across the globe. Learners can take courses along with their full-time job.

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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.

How AR/VR is About to Change the Face of eLearning

OpenSesame

So it mighta been a flash in the pan, but you were either living under a rock or on the moon if you didn’t hear about 2016’s sweeping phenomenon known as Pokemon Go. Its popularity and pervasiveness has obviously diminished, but it had explosive adoption around July 2016.

Bringing About Better E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

It is sadly uncontroversial to suggest that the state of the e-learning industry is not performing up to the promise. For all the new advances in technology (like virtual and augmented reality, simulations, and artificial intelligence), we still see far too much information dump and knowledge test.

The Learning Side of Sears

CLO Magazine

Frank Nguyen has a knack for entering companies during periods of significant transition. It happened at Intel Corp. in 1999 during the Y2K frenzy when the technology company wanted to get 100 trainers off the road. It also happened at American Express Co.

Traditional Learners, Non-Traditional Training - Oh My! 

InSync Training

We L&D professionals are lucky. With today’s technology , we have options to engage every learner audience, in every possible environment. Even if you have a tight budget and a small team, you can deliver a comprehensive blended learning program. And this is all thanks to learning technology.

[eBook] Training for a Millennial Audience

Want to keep your training relevant for modern learners? Download this guide and learn key strategies to engage with Millennials in your customer training program.

Why Continued Corporate Training Market Growth is Great News For Online Learning Content Providers

Thought Industries

According to Markets and Research , "the global eLearning market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 7.2% over the next decade to reach approximately $325billion by 2025." In addition, the online corporate training market is expected to grow by 13% per year, with 77% of U.S.

3 Reasons to Attend ATD's E-Learning Instructional Design Training

ATD Learning Technologies

Allen Interactions has partnered with ATD for more than a decade to deliver two instructional design training workshops focused on e-learning design.

Taking Leadership in a New Direction at Western Union

CLO Magazine

American money transfer company Western Union has thrived for more than 160 years by constantly looking for ways to reinvent itself.

How to Create Mnemonic Devices That Help Your Students Remember

CourseArc

Students can often feel overwhelmed by the extent of new information and concepts that they are exposed to throughout a course. As an instructional designer, it’s your responsibility to help learners remember and retain key information and take-aways from your courses.

The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?