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Using Heuristic Evaluation to Craft the Perfect Learner Journey

Origin Learning

‘Heuristic evaluation’ was pioneered by Jakob Nielsen and Rolf Molich in 1990.

Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

eLearning Brothers

. One of the biggest points of confusion I’ve seen evolve in recent years is how people use the word “responsive” when speaking about device-independent eLearning. How can it be that people can interpret one word so differently?

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Choosing the Right eLearning Storyboarding Tool

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. Build an eLearning course,” they say. “It’s It’s what you’re great at! You can have it done by Friday.” Sound familiar? eLearning’s popularity as both stand alone instruction and part of a larger blend makes it a standard in many instructional design portfolios. Unfortunately, the “go do that thing you do” mentality reflects a general misunderstanding of the complicated nature of eLearning production.

Training vs. Just-In-Time Resources: 5 Tools You Can Use Today

Bottom-Line Performance

Eight years ago, I wrote a blog post on training versus learning. I was frustrated because clients often asked for “training” courses (eLearning, in particular) when what they really wanted to do was communicate information.

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.

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Translation Guide for Instructional Designers and SMEs

Association eLearning

You’re working on a new project. There isn’t a lot of time left and you need answers to your questions soon. So, you type up an email and send it to the SME. Two days go by and you don’t get a reply. On the third day, you send another email asking for help.

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18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! What is a trend, anyway? And how much do trends matter? As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag.

Webinar: Storyline 3 Timesavers – Shortcuts, Hotkeys and More!

eLearning Brothers

Ready to speed up your development? We recently hosted a Storyline webinar with Bill Milstid, eLearning Brothers Senior Designer/Developer, discussing how to become more proficient in the tool using shortcuts, hotkeys, and more!

Who are you inspiring?

Learning with e's

Image from Maxpixel If you are a teacher, then you will probably have inspired many young people. In a recent blog post I wrote about inspiration - something I think everyone needs in their lives. Children especially, can be inspired by small things that teachers do.

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.

Short Course on Evaluation of Training and Learning in Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

LAD Global , in partnership with the Singapore Training and Development Association , has made my short course on evaluation of training and learning available for free online.

Thinking Bigger, Farther and Faster in 2018

CLO Magazine

Five years ago, CLOs spent a lot of their time building out training sessions or creating unique company-specific content to help employees stay sharp. These sessions typically were infrequent and did little to help employees retain skills long-term.

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In Real Life: Your 2018 L&D Strategy by JD Dillon

Learning Solutions Magazine

What’s your 2018 L&D strategy? I’m not talking about your massive project list. How are you going to help people do their jobs. even better this year? Management Training Strategies

The EDEN Interviews: Frans Mäyrä

Learning with e's

Image from Pixabay Below is the final video interview I did with keynote speakers at the 2017 Annual EDEN Conference, held in Jonkoping, Sweden. It features a conversation with Professor Frans Mäyrä.

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.

What Are You Training For?

Training Industry

The post What Are You Training For? appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized behavior change measurement performance improvement

LIVE, ONLINE TRAINING TIP: Highlight Your Mouse Pointer

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.   During a recent Certified Online Traning Professional certification course , I was showing my screen and telling class attendees about a cool technique I use when I want to ensure learners can see my mouse pointer.

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Meet Our New Styles

eLearning Brothers

You know what they say—“new year, new styles!” Wait, that’s not the expression? Well, around here it is because we’ve added two new Styles to the eLearning Brothers Template Library and that’s just the beginning. You’re going to want to check these out! A Style is a design template family.

Join us at Learning Technologies

Unicorn Training

In the L&D world the Learning Technologies Conference and Exhibition is one of the key event highlights of the year and we’re excited to say we’re back this year with a host of exciting products, partnerships and seminar talks to share with you.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

Academy Pro WordPress Theme for LearnDash

LearnDash

Part of the success of any online course is the layout and design. If you need a modern, clean design then look no further than Academy Pro by StudioPress. For years StudioPress has pumped out very attractive themes, and recently they added a new template to their catalogue for online courses.

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Why Avoid Comparing Microlearning with Instructional Design - Tip #165

Vignettes Learning

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, explains why many good ideas never become successful ventures (paraphrased): “When we assess an idea, we need to see if the core concept works and has potential to provide solutions and new opportunities.

Adapting to Adaptive Learning

CLO Magazine

Corporations, especially large ones, increasingly recognize the potential of artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data analysis, apps and robots, as well as augmented and virtual reality-based solutions to solve complex organizational challenges. Amid such technological revolution, higher bars for talent and leadership development are being set within corporations and across the learning and development industry.

Consider Your Sales Engineers when Choosing a Sales Learning Platform

Allego

Developers build the product. Salespeople sell the product. Sales engineers bridge the gap. Sales engineering, also known as technical sales or solutions consulting, serves as the foundation of technical knowledge for a sales organization. To excel in the role, a sales engineer (SE) needs a deeper level of knowledge into many aspects of the business than a salesperson.

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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.

Team Training in Healthcare Training Programs: Vital For Patient Safety

Dashe & Thomson

You’ll find the term “patient-centered care” floating around in the mission statements of many a hospital and clinic. The patient-centered care model focuses on the patient’s health and experience during every interaction with healthcare professionals. In this model of care, the patient is considered an integral part of their own treatment team.

Is Your Curation Tied to Intentional Design?

Living in Learning

Intentionality is borne out of perspective and scope, where in the traditional L&D sense…solution scope shapes perspective and/or limits relevance, effectiveness, and applicability at the Point of Work. Methinks that fact alone is enough to spark a step-change in L&D. Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting DPS EPSS Five Moments of Need LES Performance Assessments Performance Support Rants & Ramblings Sustained Capability Technology

Learning Technology: The Case for Virtual Reality

CLO Magazine

The virtual reality market is exploding, and offering customized VR and AR learning experiences in your company can pack a powerful punch, says Anders Gronstedt, Ph.D., president of Gronstedt Group.

Why We Need to Focus on Personalized Learning by Jeff Batt

Learning Solutions Magazine

Instead of one-size-fits-all learning, designers need to focus on personalized learning that tailors content to give individual. learners options. Design Strategies Instructional Design Training Strategies

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Building a Corporate University: Maintenance

Your Training Edge

Summary: You’ve built the University, opened it, and now it’s up and running. It’s never too early to look at the maintenance of the University and its programs, so let’s decide which areas should have your focus. The first area you should look at is the evaluation of the learning programs themselves. Your evaluation of the programs should start at the basic level, with immediate reaction surveys.

The Heart of Successful Digital Adoption is Empathy

Launchfire

Digital adoption is usually looked at from a technological standpoint. What kind of tech can we build to make it more convenient to bank? What can we make easier, quicker, more cost effective? But the danger of this perspective is that we lose sight of who we’re making the tech for — the customer.

And Listen

Clark Quinn

Listening is a vital skill. It’s something that made my mother very popular, because she listened, remembered, and asked about whatever you said the next time you saw her. She cared, and it showed. I wish I was as good a listener! But it’s critical to really listen (or as some have it, not just listen, but hear ). It’s part of a skillset necessary to innovate. Innovation can be about problem-solving, and design thinking has it that it’s really about problem- finding.