2018

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2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year. In the past, we’ve plotted these predictions through dead reckoning – relying on our experience living, eating and breathing online learning all day, every day throughout the year. But this year, be warned: we come armed with #data.

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How to Ask Better Training Questions

Learning Rebels

The time has come to once again to discuss the art of, “How to ask better training questions?” (This post ran originally on my blog site for Litmos in January 2018. The content here has been updated.). Picture this: . Director of Well-Meaning Stuff enters your space with a training request. We want people to do “better”, and we want you to create training so the masses do “better” Cue: Head, Bang, Wall.

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8 Top eLearning Trends For 2019

eLearning Industry

The year 2018 has been quite hectic for eLearning with newer trends taking traction. What will unfold in 2019? What are the key trends to watch out for in the coming year? I will share my thoughts on the same in this article. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Employee Generated Learning, a transcending role for Instructional Designers 

Challenge to Learn

The e-Learning landscape is fundamentally changing. A while ago month I published a blog post about this change. In this blog post, I elaborated on how this transformation boils down to a shift away from content creation by instructional designers. Instead, learning content is often being generated in a more decentralized manner by the employees. I have been referring to this concept as Employee Generated Learning.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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3 cool ideas to steal for your training scenarios

Making Change

Looking for inspiration for your training scenarios ? Here are some ideas from the world of fiction that you could try. 1. Offer multiple levels of backstory. Branching scenarios often represent decisions that take place in a complex world. For example, let’s say your scenario describes a manager, Sarah, who has to decide what to do about a long-term employee whose performance is suddenly slipping.

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Emerging Online Learning Tools Research Session Mindmap

Clark Quinn

At AECT18, I dropped in on a session summarizing research on emerging technologies for online learning. There were experts in each area, so names like Vanessa Dennan on social media, Curt Bonk in MOOCs, Florence Martin on synchronous Learning, and David Wiley on Open Education Research. And I apparently missed the nuances in the description, it was more meta-research, e.g. research on the research!

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The best of both worlds

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s no point landing the perfect plane at the wrong airport. That’s an analogy someone shared with me several years ago to explain Design Thinking, and it has resonated with me ever since for two reasons. Firstly, it exposes the solution-first approach that pervades the corporate sector; and secondly, it challenges our obsession with perfection.

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TMI! Cognitive Overload and Learning

Learningtogo

If you want to get a sense of the vast amount of data exploding every second, visit Internet Live Stats and watch the numbers for Internet users, websites, emails and many other statistics updated in real time. But watch out.

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6 Reasons A Flexible Work Schedule Will Change Your Life

Learnnovators

6 Reasons A Flexible Work Schedule Will Change Your Life. Work It Daily. Having a flexible work schedule is becoming one of the most sought-after job perks. According to a survey conducted by FlexJobs , 97 % of respondents said a job with flexibility would have a positive impact on their overall quality of life. Here are a few reasons why a flexible work schedule might change your life: 1.

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20 Common Mistakes Made by Inexperienced Project Managers

You’ve read the PMBOK® Guide several times, taken the certification exam for project managers, passed, and you are now a PMP®. So why do you keep making rookie mistakes? This whitepaper shows 20 of the most common mistakes that young or inexperienced project managers make, issues that can cost significant time and money. It's a good starting point for understanding how and why many PMs get themsleves into trouble, and provides guidance on the types of issues that PMs need to understand.

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10 Critical Design Characteristics of Microlearning

CommLab India

This blog highlights the 10 critical design characteristics of microlearning. It also talks about why microlearning is important and how organizations benefit from using microlearning in their training strategy.

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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.

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Better Than Bullet Points: Alternative Text Slide Designs

Mike Taylor

One of the most common challenges for anyone designing slides for presentations or elearning projects is what do with text content. Not only can too much text can be boring, it can distract your audience from the message you want them to take away. In many projects it is difficult, if not impossible to get rid of all the text, it is super useful to have a few tricks up your sleeve for handling slide text.

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3 Foundations For Effective eLearning Design

eLearning Industry

Learning is the ultimate goal for every one of us. We learn new things to improve ourselves and discover more about the world. But what makes effective learning possible? In this article, I will be talking about some important basics about learning, which are essential for effective learning design. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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HIA Technologies Turns a New Chapter in Interactive Learning

HIA Technologies announces the launch of Qvio™️ interactive video platform for learner-driven, AI-enabled, education. Viewers get instant answers to their questions directly from videos, interrupting when needed, and getting an author-validated answer!

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5 Distinct Uses Of Self-Directed And Adaptive Learning In A Corporate Habitat

Tesseract Learning

Have you picked a new skill in the last years? Or studied a programming language on your own? In this article, I talk about the self-directed learning and its similarities with adaptive learning.

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“It’s new, so everyone needs training on it.” Nope.

Making Change

“We’re introducing something new,” your client says. “So of course everyone needs to be trained on it.” Hmmm. Really? Maybe your client is thinking this: “This new thing is so bizarrely new that no adult Earthling could possibly figure it out without formal training.” Or maybe they’re really thinking this: “This new thing is a pain in my neck and I don’t know how to introduce it.

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An Entirely New World of HR Technology: HR In The Flow of Work

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

This week I have the opportunity to speak at the PeopleMatters TechHR 2018 Conference in Delhi, and I’m going to introduce a topic I’ll be speaking about at other conferences this. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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Case Study – Conversion of Flash Courses to HTML5 using Articulate Storyline

Swift eLearning Services

In the recent times, the learning needs are changed and the technology has increased at its pace. This has transformed the traditional classroom training into e-learning. The courses that were developed in Adobe Flash or tools whose output is in SWF are now not compatible with the modern devices.

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The Ultimate LMS Buyer’s Guide: Everything You Need to Know When Purchasing an LMS

Whether you’re shopping for your very first learning management system (LMS) or looking to upgrade, the process can be overwhelming. With so many vendor options, each with its own multitude of features and pricing structures, even the most seasoned educators, trainers, and business leaders can feel lost in a sea of choices! Finding the LMS that’s best suited for your organization requires a planned, strategic approach.

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8 Ways to Build an Online Learning Community

learnWorlds

Get your school now! Try for FREE. Community in online courses promotes active learning by provoking the students to participate and learn together. Learning is a social act by itself. We learn through contact and discourse with another person more competent in the field. Speech and conversation with one another generate knowledge negotiated and subjected to endless talk.

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Gamification in Learning – 10 Tips from Karl Kapp

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer you’re always looking for ways to make learning content more engaging. But, at the same time, you still need to focus on improving performance. So a random “game” template where a soccer ball gets kicked through a goal every time a quiz question is answered right probably isn’t the right solution.

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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. Nor is it some sort of distant vision to chase until the next distraction captures our imagination.

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Video File Formats, Codecs, and Containers Explained

TechSmith Camtasia

With today’s technology, the possibilities on personal computers and mobile devices seem to be endless, allowing us to create videos that grab the attention of an audience within seconds. Videos today are not just something that we watch, they are something that we engage in and something we become a part of. It is necessary to understand the different video file formats to ensure that the video is produced in the best format and quality for its intended purpose, hosting location, and audience.

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The New GTM Playbook: 18 Ways to Future-Proof Your Sales Team

Longer sales cycles. Increasingly discerning buyers. More meetings. Intensifying competition. Economic uncertainty. Go-to-market teams of every size, in every industry, are grappling with these challenges firsthand. Thankfully, there’s an answer. We’ve developed an entirely new way for GTM leaders to identify and execute proven, data-driven strategies that drive revenue.

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10 Productivity Tips for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

eFront

Whether you are a business owner or an entrepreneur, productivity is key for your success. Habits, lifestyle, discipline, and technology matter. Here are some productivity tips to become more efficient: 1. Create a To-do List. List your tasks, organize them in order of priority and set deadlines. To-do lists will give you a structure, and a plan to stick to.

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Instead of Microlearning, it Should Be Micro-doing

Mike Taylor

Move Over Microlearning: Make Room for Micro-doing. Unless you’ve been off vacationing on Mars, you’ve no doubt heard a lot of buzz about microlearning lately. While I’m not sure what has made it so hot lately, it is definitely not a new idea. One common challenge is the lack of a clear definition. Lots of people have defined microlearning in lots of different ways.

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Essential Elements ?f Interactive Learning

eLearning Industry

Educators and trainers across the globe are dealing with constantly dropping learner attention spans. This article focuses on interactivity as one of the best approaches to address this challenge and lists down some of the most essential elements of interactive learning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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A Case Study On Gamification In Corporate eLearning

Tesseract Learning

Successful corporate eLearning is all about engagement. Games, when used in eLearning, make online training fun, entertaining and engaging for learners. In this article, I will discuss a case study on a gamification solution that we delivered, which resulted in better learner engagement.

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Navigating Recruitment Agencies: A TA Leader Strategy Guide

Navigating the realm of recruitment agencies isn’t always easy. As talent acquisition has evolved, so have the challenges in managing agency relationships and spend. If you've ever felt in the dark about rogue hires, elusive budget spends, or questioned which agencies truly deliver, this guide is your beacon. Dive into our exploration of the most common agency-related challenges and strategies tailored for 2024's hiring landscape.