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The Science of Learning

LearnDash

One of the most important things you will do as a course creator is to design the course in a way that resonates best with your target audience.

How to become a Modern Professional Learner

Jane Hart

On 2 October 2017, I released the results of the 11th Annual Learning Tools survey in the form of the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 list.

Latest Trends Shaping The Future of Learning And Development In Organizations

G-Cube

With the advancement of technologies, use of mobiles, robust learning platforms and globalization, the face of employee training is changing at a very fast pace.

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70:20:10 – Myth or Legend?

Living in Learning

There is a myth involved…perpetuated by a long-held belief that training drives performance. In truth, training only drives potential; performance does not manifest until business results are generated by the workforce in a different area of the ecosystem called the Point-of-Work. 70:20:10 Continuous Learning Sustained Capability performance paradigm training paradigm

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.

3 GOOD AND 3 POOR EXAMPLES OF GAMIFICATION

Learnnovators

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5 Design Tips for Impactful Learning

Origin Learning

The post 5 Design Tips for Impactful Learning appeared first on Origin Learning Blog - E learning solutions | LMS | Mobile Learning. General

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How Learning Analytics Can Improve Corporate Training

Lambda Solutions

This article is a summary of “ How Learning Analytics Can Improve Corporate Training ”, a webinar conducted by our Director of Product Management, Stewart Rogers. learning analytics

The 4 Cs to Designing Meaningful Scenarios: Part 4, Corrections

eLearning Brothers

The Act of Choosing Correctly Increases Transfer of Learning Through Reinforcement. Giving someone a chance to correct their mistake allows them to experience the impact and subsequent satisfaction of success, which strengthens retention and increases the chance of repeat successful performance.

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Learning Management Systems (LMS) - Never Ending Conversation

Tony Karrer

Two articles are trending right next to each other on eLearning Learning this week: Over the past few years, I've been involved in many LMS Selection Processes. It's good to see articles that are focusing more on getting more out of their LMS without switching to a different provider.

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How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

The Value of Writing Down Goals

Your Training Edge

One of the most important aspects to the process of goal settings is to first establish and define your goal. The truth of this evident in a statement made by Lee Iacocca: “The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.”

Podcast: Dr. Greg Gage – Backyard Brains – Neuroscience for Everyone!

Learningtogo

Greg Gage is a neuroscientist, biomedical engineer, co-founder of Backyard Brains , and TED Fellow. He spent many years as an electrical engineer designing retail systems before returning to grad school to pursue his passion for neuroscience.

Webinar: eLearning Brothers and The Game Agency Bring You: The Training Arcade

eLearning Brothers

Whether you’re trying to reach a student, employee, or consumer, you are probably noticing that the way we communicate has fundamentally changed. Companies are asking themselves how to get and keep their audience’s attention. Enter the Training Arcade™!

21 Kinds of Informal Learning at Work [Video]

Pract.us

Most of what we call “training” at work consists of formal classroom presentations, workshops, or videos for which we stop working and focus on the training. But most of learning we do at work occurs informally, through interactions and experiences while we’re doing our jobs.

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.

Count Results, Not Hours

Your Training Edge

To often we all fall into the trap of attributing success or failure based on the number of hours we have devoted to a project. We view it as our ‘investment’ in the project. This is just wrong. The hours put into a project are irrelevant.

Dr. Greg Gage – Backyard Brains – Neuroscience for Everyone!

Learningtogo

Listen to Podcast: [link]. Dr. Greg Gage is a neuroscientist, biomedical engineer, co-founder of Backyard Brains , and TED Fellow. He spent many years as an electrical engineer designing retail systems before returning to grad school to pursue his passion for neuroscience.

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Put the Pedal to the Metal With Your Storyline Development

eLearning Brothers

Part 1. We have all compared ourselves to other developers. Are we slower than others, in line with them, or faster? How can we develop efficiently while maintaining the highest possible quality? In this series we will review some best practices for efficient developing in Storyline.

5 WordPress Plugins We Can’t Live Without

LearnDash

WordPress is already pretty great, but the plugin ecosystem catapults it to an entirely new level. It dawned on me the other day that in selling a premium WordPress plugin that our team spends the majority of each day continually using WordPress, many of the interactions being from a support perspective. Whether it is managing our own support systems, troubleshooting a customer’s site, or testing on our development environment – we are knee-deep in WordPress.

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.

Boost Your Productivity with These Simple Tips

Your Training Edge

Many experts, successful people, CEOs, and entrepreneurs, managers and essay writers do well because they can get more things done in less time. That is the essence of productivity, isn’t it? The same people will tell you that must wake up at 4 am to boost productivity but how many can?

Microlearning vs long form training in compliance

Kineo

Compliance training. No one particularly loves it - not even the legal department - but there’s virtually no way to avoid it. In most industries, if an organization or its employees aren’t in compliance, some pretty nasty consequences can arise should a law be violated or regulation ignored. And let’s be honest, compliance content isn’t by nature the most entertaining information to learn. That doesn’t mean it can’t be made a bit more interesting and engaging.

Creating Relevant Learning Experiences

InSync Training

You are probably familiar with the premise that most of the learning we do is informal. According to: Training Industry : The 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development is a commonly used formula within the training profession to describe the optimal sources of learning by successful managers. It holds that individuals obtain 70 percent of their knowledge from job-related experiences, 20 percent from interactions with others, and 10 percent from formal educational events.

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What to Do When Your Course Already “Does it All”

LearnDash

When you start off creating an online course business, it is exciting – so too is growing it! But what do you do to grow your business years down the line? It isn’t something people talk about too often. In fact, I will fully admit that it isn’t a common topic on this blog. The reason for this is that there are more people out there who are just getting started with their online course journey compared to those who are already successful.

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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.

Choosing a Training Partner

Your Training Edge

Spending time up front asking a few questions can help you to make the right choice when it comes to selecting a training provider. The right instructor, the right materials, and the right training partner can make all of the difference.

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Employee Training in Cyber Security: 4 Tips and Techniques

TOPYX LMS

One billion records were compromised worldwide in 2016 2 and a whopping 43 percent of cyber attacks targeted small businesses specifically. From these small businesses, 60 percent close their doors within half a year of a cyber attack. The current landscape of cyber security is frightening and implementing processes to tackle the growing problem seems daunting. As cyber attackers develop sophisticated hacking techniques, more and more businesses lay victim to cybercrime.

The Essential Skills To Becoming A Learning And Development Professional

Adult Learning with Technology

Over the years I’ve been asked how I got into eLearning and Instructional Designing. I’d always wanted to teach and when the opportunity presented itself some years ago, I jumped at the chance. It was only then that I realised that as much as I wanted to teach, my expertise lay in technology and eLearning. … Read More Read More.

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From Three Phases to Four: The Toolkit Approach to Product Launch Training

Bottom-Line Performance

For a long time, product launch training has been conducted with an event-based model. Reps show up for a launch meeting, listen as someone lectures through slide decks, spend a few days at a nice hotel, and head back to their territories.

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.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Sexual Harassment Has No Place In the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

The explosion in sexual harassment charges against company executives is a symptom of the dramatic change that is going on in the workplace. This is about much more than a few courageous women standing up to a few misogynist men.

How to Add Music to a Video

Visual Lounge

By now you know that video is essential to communicating with your customers. Humans are hardwired to process visual content, but adding great visuals to a video is just half the battle. A truly engaging video often includes music, as well. But where do you find music?

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The Essential Skills To Becoming A Learning And Development Professional

Adult Learning with Technology

Over the years I’ve been asked how I got into eLearning and Instructional Designing. I’d always wanted to teach and when the opportunity presented itself some years ago, I jumped at the chance. It was only then that I realised that as much as I wanted to teach, my expertise lay in technology and eLearning. … Read More Read More.

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