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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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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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LIVE, ONLINE TRAINING TIP: Highlight Your Mouse Pointer

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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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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.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Integrating GoAnimate Animations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP. Our reader Linda Tromanhauser of ADP (Automatic Data Processing, Inc.) writes:  "We often use GoAnimate videos in eLearning.

Using Heuristic Evaluation to Craft the Perfect Learner Journey

Origin Learning

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

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.

The Changing Facet Of Aviation Training – The Digital Innovation

G-Cube

With an exponentially increasing access to high-speed internet connections, technology has become a significant aspect for everyone’s lives. An efficient use of Learning Management System to train professionals in aviation sector is no exception.

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.

How Corporate Identity Influences Employee Motivation

Your Training Edge

Building a strong corporate identity is one of the key ingredients for success. It operates both on the internal and the external level, meaning that it will have a profound influence not only on your customers but also on your employees.

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eLearning Lessons From the Road with Ethan Edwards

Allen Interactions

e-Learning Design Process e-Learning Instructional Design eLearning Design Tips

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Why You Should Attend Our Upcoming Webinars

eLearning Brothers

Here at eLearning Brothers, we have a really passionate team working on producing exemplary webinars just for you! Things you can expect from an eLearning Brothers webinar: Learn about at least one new product or a better way to use a product you already have.

Three paths to personalised learning

Clive on Learning

A computer is much more than a slide projector or a video player. Yes, it can do the work of those devices without breaking sweat but this is hardly what they were designed for.

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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.

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.

Building a Corporate University: Staffing

Your Training Edge

Summary: It’s time to consider the staffing needs for your Corporate University. You’ve assessed learning and determined resources, so you have a good idea of what parameters you’ll need to work within. Here are some ideas on hiring the right staff to move your project forward.

InSync Training's Top 10 Blogs of 2017

InSync Training

2017 was a big year for learning. Organizations focused on looking outside of the traditional learning box, looking to find ways to support learners in every moment of learning need, not just during formal instruction. There was a recognition that learning isn’t over just because the LMS indicates the learner completed a course.

Interactive: What Does It Really Mean?

Association eLearning

Merriam-Webster ’s online dictionary defines “interactive” as, “involving the actions or input of a user.” When you stop to think about it, that’s not very clear. So, is eLearning with nothing but a next button interactive? The learner clicks something.

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.

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.

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Building a Corporate University: Re-Evaluation

Your Training Edge

Summary: After any maintenance phase for the Corporate University, you must take the time to re-evaluate all aspects of the program. This re-evaluation is bigger than an assessment, so let’s look at how to accomplish it.

Hone Your Modern Learning Design Superpowers with Donna Designer

InSync Training

As instructional designers , we have an important common goal: impacting individual learners’ personal learning paths. Creating effective, dynamic training programs requires an involved process, including a multi-layered approach that asks a variety of questions including: How do we ensure our training has an impact during both formal and informal moments of learning need ? What is an instructional strategy ? How does EdTech influence our designs? At a loss for how to get started? Fear not!

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3 new year L&D resolutions: making 2018 your best year yet

Kineo

In 2018, we expect the elearning market to continue to shift and shake as new technologies emerge. This means that you Learning Designers can't stay static. You have to be diligent about staying on top of your game. So, what can you do in 2018 to keep your learning solution designs relevant and up-to-date?

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.

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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Building a Corporate University: Obtaining Buy-in

Your Training Edge

Summary: Before you can put your Corporate University assessments and resources into action, you must obtain buy-in from your organization’s executive team – or the executive who controls funding.

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.

Using the Pivot Point for Real Learning

KnowledgeStar

When I was finishing the last chapter in my book, Minds at Work, co-authored with Stephen J. Gill, our focus was on a new model of managing and learning designed to respond to the needs of the new Knowledge Economy. We called it “managing minds” to distinguish it from the previous industrial era model of “managing […]. Managing Minds

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Why You Should Start Creating Your Course Today

LearnDash

You have an idea for a course but you haven’t started it yet. There is one reason why you should start sooner rather than later. I’m not going to lie: creating an online course can be challenging. If anyone tells you that you can have it up in a weekend then they are trying to fool you. All you need to do is ask anyone who has ever created a course and they will tell you the amount of work they put into it.

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Building a Corporate University: Creating an Infrastructure

Your Training Edge

Summary: You’ve assessed, determined resources, and now you have the buy-in of your executive team. The next step in building your Corporate University is to create the infrastructure for operations. Let’s take a look at what items to consider.

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.

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