Sat.Dec 15, 2012 - Fri.Dec 21, 2012

eLearning & Gamification: Apply the Octalysis Framework to Your Training

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Last week I gave a pretty in-depth explanation of  Yu-kai Chou's Octalysis Framework  that I thought might be useful if you'd like to incorporate gamification into your eLearning courses. So far I have mostly covered what the Octalysis is and how it is set up.

Transforming learning and development

Clive on Learning

Over on the Onlignment blog, I have, throughout 2012, been setting out a model for a transformation in workplace learning and development. I started the series by arguing the case for transformation.

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A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

I love the end of the year. It enables you to look back and see the triumphs, the disappointments, the good and the bad. Many people look back and are amazed. Others look back and say “What if I did that” or “What if…” It is always a half full/half empty experience.

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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2013

OpenSesame

You don’t have to go it alone. Online tools will help you find collaborators, stay organized, build community and get creative in the new year. We’ve scoured the web for the top 100 tools available to help you do what you dream in 2013. Right Content Revolution

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2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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In case you missed it – 2012 according to Clive on Learning

Clive on Learning

Before I take a break for Christmas, I thought I'd provide you with this summary of all my posts on Clive on Learning in 2012. I've marked with asterisks a few posts that were particularly signifiant from my point of view.

Webinar: Strategies to Empower Learners Within a Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

I’ll be presenting a Webinar for HR.com on January 10th titled “Strategies to Empower Learners Within a Learning Management System.” ” This event will cover: How to design curricula that give learners control over which learning events they select.

Why I don’t like WIIFM

Usable Learning

This is excerpted and expanded from a post that I wrote for the Tin Can blog . We’ve talked about WIIFM (What’s in it for me?) for years – it’s one of those things you always hear that you need to include in learning experiences to persuade your learners to pay attention.

Santa is here to Stay

Raptivity

Team Raptivity is getting infected with the holiday spirit. The music, lights and food are more exciting. What more to say? This is the time of the year we all wait to meet and greet our near and dear ones [.]. Uncategorized 2013 Christmas festivities Friends and family holiday season New Year Team Raptivity

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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.

You teach swimming or prevent drowning?

Ontuitive

Okay, I realize that's a fairly aggressive title! But a fairly stark realization that has become apparent to us, as of late, both in our travels and when working with many senior learning leaders. We simply aren't tasked to deliver the same outcomes we once were. We've all heard the demands from our organizations around better aligning with business outcomes and performance measures. Yet, we continue to see the same old deliverables, often packaged in a new wrapper

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7 Free Handwritten Fonts for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I like to use handwritten fonts in my courses. They work well when I add them to speech bubbles, callouts, or captions. I also like the contrast a handwritten font adds to a more formal design. It comes across as a personal note—something I need to focus on.

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Competition Finalist 4: Top 10 Startup Social Media Curation Tools for Social Learning in the Workplace

eFront

This post was submitted by Duma Cornel Lucian. Glogster Edu is my favorite curation and presentation tool and I am proud to be an Ambassador. This edu tool opens the gateway through knowledge for students because it develops children’s creativity and innovation. Glogster EDU is the leading global education platform for the creative expression of knowledge and skills in the classroom and beyond.

State of the LCMS with Mark Hellinger

Xyleme

Post Type: Blog post. It seems to me that this is a good time to comment on the state of the Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) market given the many changes in 2012. read more. Industry News

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3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

The Genericization Of Content

Upside Learning

This proliferation of devices is having a strange ‘dumbing-down’ effect on a lot of the eLearning courseware being created right now. We are starting to ‘genericize’ content, it is starting to look the same, feel the same, and function in a similar manner.

When is eLearning a Smart Management Decision?

Dashe & Thomson

I was asked recently to define situations where eLearning is a smart management decision over the same course in an instructor-led training (ILT) format.

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Competition Finalist 1: John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime Uni. Case Study

eFront

This entry was submitted by Cristin Arante. The John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University comprises three major academic units: JBLFMU-Arevalo, JBLFMU-Molo and JBLCF-Bacolod. In addition, the University encompasses a wide array of centers and programs, libraries, museums, administrative support offices and a training center that supports continuing training and education programs. Approximately 11,000 students attend the University.

Science and Faith: A venn diagram

E-Learning Provocateur

Merry Christmas everyone. I wish you a 2013 full of provocative ideas, courageous experimentation, loads of fun, and – of course – plenty of learning! cartoon data faith humor humour religion science spirituality venn venn diagram

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How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

Learning to be Great Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

In a previous post , I wrote about the importance of democratizing organizational learning. I argued that organizations need to be continuously learning for the purpose of improving performance and achieving business goals.

When is eLearning a Smart Management Decision?

Dashe & Thomson

I was asked recently to define situations where eLearning is a smart management decision over the same course in an instructor-led training (ILT) format.

Competition Finalist 2: Meeting Learner’s Needs

eFront

This entry was submitted by Bob Little.

Science and Faith: A venn diagram

E-Learning Provocateur

Merry Christmas everyone. I wish you a 2013 full of provocative ideas, courageous experimentation, loads of fun, and – of course – plenty of learning! cartoon data faith humor humour religion science spirituality venn venn diagram

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

10 Things Thriving Leaders Need to Know

CLO Magazine

Knowing yourself, your people and how to influence are among the most vital leadership skills needed for 2013. Well-run, thriving organizations happen on purpose, not by accident. Therefore, leaders need to master 10 things for their organizations to thrive. Gaining these competencies requires real commitment by leaders and their organizations -- a kind of commitment that leads to a high-performance culture, greater customer loyalty and, ultimately, a more robust bottom line.

Headline Muse

Learning with e's

They have finally done it. Someone has come up with a way to control computers using mind power. And the device is non-invasive. At least, that's what InteraXon, the company who has designed the Muse 'brain sensing' headband wish to achieve. 'It

Competition Finalist 5: Learning on Tablets

eFront

This post was submitted by Rosalie Ledda. Introduction. With the erruption of the iPad there is plenty of questions about its use. Do we have to replace textbooks in schools for tablets? Should companies think of adapting their content to be viewed on tablets? Learning on Tablets according to the NMC Horizon Report. According to 2012 NMC Horizon Report Higher Education Edition tablets present new opportunities to enhance learning experiences when compared with other devices.

The Most Impactful Learning Content Comes From Data by Tina Woita

Learning Solutions Magazine

How are you using data to set strategy and guide development and deployment of your learning programs? Collecting and analyzing data makes it possible to understand the resources needed in order to move forward, and to differentiate the needs by organizational unit and location, and by tenure.

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.