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Why there is so much more to eLearning than just cost reduction

Upside Learning

The most obvious benefit of eLearning is that it is a great way for organizations to save on the cost of training. But the paybacks are far beyond just cost and there is so much more that can be achieved through eLearning with the right focus. Employees are one of the greatest assets of an […]. Upside Learning

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What is the future of gamification? The Growth Engineering Report

Growth Engineering

Gamification is one of the most exciting innovations of the past decade. But what is the future of gamification? We asked seven experts what they think. The post What is the future of gamification? The Growth Engineering Report appeared first on Growth Engineering. Gamification Uncategorized

The antidote to dry content: using storytelling in technical training

Matrix

I got my new wonderful, shiny oven over a month ago. I really wanted it and I can honestly say it was anything but inexpensive. I still don’t know how to use it though. The booklet is there, I may even have opened it a couple of times but it all just seemed so… technical and dry.

MWL Newsletter No 80

Jane Hart

Articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 26 Aug – 1 Sep. (L&D L&D you are what you measure, 5 steps to create culture of cont learning, hierarchy is enemy of learning, & more). Modern Workplace Learning

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

Gamify Your Learning Experience For Better Employee Engagement & Workplace Efficiency

G-Cube

Today, gamified e-learning solutions have emerged as one of the effective ways to engage workforce by including different game mechanics in business settings. Gamification in e-learning has been widely adopted by different industries to boost learner engagement and collaboration at the workplace.

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Training and the New Global Economy

Your Training Edge

Now that the world’s economy is in the worst shape it’s been in for many years, organizations are looking at every program, project, department, and even every employee. With this kind of uncertainty, the training organization must adapt to new conditions and keep providing great service.

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3 Benefits of Certifying Employees During Corporate Training with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

Nearly 80 percent of employees want to be given more opportunities for career growth.¹ This means workers want more training, and they want to be recognized for their efforts.²

Tips for the Accidental Virtual Trainer

InSync Training

Are you one of the many accidental trainers out there? The function or topic expert so good at their job that management asked you to train others in your organization? You aren't alone!

What Are the Signs of a High-Quality Online Course?

LearnDash

You want to create a quality online course for your learners. How do you know you’ve made it? Most online course providers instinctively understand the value of a quality online course.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Training in a Turbulent Economy

Your Training Edge

With fiscal year 2018-2019 promising to be another economic trial, organizations are again looking for ways to streamline staffs and cut budgets while adjusting to new levels of productivity and progress.

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3 Things You Need to Know About Learning Management Software

TOPYX LMS

From 2016 to 2017, the top learning priority for organizations was exploring new learning technologies, according to the Brandon Hall Group.¹ Clearly, company leaders understand that organizations need the right technology to power L&D initiatives.

Learn Your Way with an Open Source LMS

Lambda Solutions

Is your learning management system (LMS) platform meeting your organization’s training objectives? Are you modifying your programs to fit the LMS rather than optimizing your LMS to deliver the best learning? Moodle Features Totara Learn Features LMS Basics

Don’t get stung by GDPR

weelearning

From Fireant Creative How does GDPR affect me and my business? The regulations are getting tighter and the fines are getting larger.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Learning Management System Basics (LMS)

Your Training Edge

A Learning Management System (LMS) can provide tremendous benefits both for the training department and for the organization in general. There are numerous choices for LMS providers, as well as functionalities, so an LMS implementation project can become quite confusing.

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VR project for 2018-19

Moodle Journal

5 Keys to Maintain a Successful LMS After Implementation

Lambda Solutions

LMS How-To's

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iFest and xAPI Profile Servers

MakingBetter

We’ve been hard at work the last few months identifying what an xAPI Profile Server should do beyond the basic requirements in the xAPI Profile Specification as part of a BAA with ADL. Last week we took the show on the road to iFest in Washington DC. We brought along a poster which explained why […]. The post iFest and xAPI Profile Servers appeared first on MakingBetter. Experience API

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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.

Are Decisions the Key?

Clark Quinn

A number of years ago, now, Brenda Sugrue posited that Bloom’s Taxonomy was wrong. And, she proposed a simpler framework. I’ve never been a fan of Bloom’s; folks have trouble applying it systematically (reliably discriminating between various levels).

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Podcast: Brianne Thomas, Northlake Professional Development Summit

Learningtogo

I’ve written before about our terrible habit as learning professionals to focus on everyone’s professional development – except our own. That’s why I’m so excited to join Brianne Thomas, Founder and President of Northlake Professional Group. She’s put together an exciting two-day online conference for learning professionals. As the closing keynote, I’ll be speaking about […]. Featured iTunes Podcasts LearningToGo Blog Podcasts

Adobe Captivate 2019: Convert Simple Videos Into Interactive Videos With Overlay Slides Feature

Swift eLearning Services

Adobe Captivate has made their upgradation move by releasing Captivate 2019 with all the new features. Overlay slides feature is an effective way to convert videos into interactive content. The traditional video might convey the right information, but doesn’t evaluate the learner performance.

Editing a Sequencing Drag and Drop Template Styles

eLearning Brothers

You can’t go wrong with a drag and drop interaction in your eLearning content! We make it easy for you by offering drag and drop templates in all our Template Style sets.

Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

Translational research?

Clark Quinn

I came across the phrase “Translational Behavior-Analysis” I had no idea what that was, so I looked it up. And I found the answer interesting. The premise is that this is an intermediary between academic and applied work. Which I think of as a good thing, but is it really a thing ?

Congrats to EY and Aptara for Winning the Brandon Hall Award for Custom Content!

Learningtogo

I'm thrilled that one of my designs has won the @BrandonHallGrp award for Custom Content. Among hundreds of applicants from around the world, these organizations were judged the best of the best. Events Featured LearningToGo Blog LearningToGo eNewsletter Past Events AI Aptara artificial intelligence awards Big Data brain Brain Matters Brandon Hall Brandon Hall Award Custom Content Data Analytics education EY machine learning neuroscience training

POINT-of-WORK: Optimizing the Wasteland of Lost Wisdom and Insights

Living in Learning

The time is upon us to converge actionable information and insight with the moment of need and at the Point-of-Work. This is not a training issue, nor is it a job aid or an instruction set, it’s sharing of human wisdom and intelligence. Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting Insights Learning Performance Ecosystem Point of Work Assessment Sustained Capability #pointofworkassessment #insights #intentioanldesign

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Keeping pace with the speed of Retail

Axonify

No industry moves faster than retail. Take fashion for example. Back in simpler times (when there were 2 seasons: Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter), inventory would change over once a year.

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.

4 Tips to Market and Sell Courses Online

LearnDash

Once you’ve mastered the basics of content marketing, what more can you do to sell your course? When it comes to advice for selling online courses, content marketing is one of the first things you’re likely to hear about—and for good reason! The combination of blogging, high-value downloadable content, and email marketing has proven successful time and again.

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Tackling Challenges of Blended Learning

WizIQ

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

New Training Approaches for “America’s Diner”

dVinci Interactive

New Training Approaches for “America’s Diner” With a 60-year history and more than 1,700 restaurants, Denny’s is one of America’s largest and most loved full-service family restaurant chains.