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Social Learning Handbook 2014

Jane Hart

It’s now 3 years since I published the Social Learning Handbook – and a lot has changed, so I am now working on a new version.

7 Awesome Advantages of ELearning

LearnDash

Those of us who are actively involved in the elearning are well aware of the advantages elearning can provide to an organization , and to the individual, and in the past year or so, these advantages are becoming recognized among the general public.

Instructional Design Hourly Rates and Salary

Experiencing eLearning

What do you charge for an hourly rate as an instructional designer? What do you make if you’re a full-time salaried employee? People frequently ask me these questions, and I always refer people to the same resources.

12 Reasons Why MOOCs Will Change the World

Dashe & Thomson

As a learning consultancy, it’s important for us to stay at the forefront of the education landscape. Our clients rely on us to bring solutions that are both proven and fresh – not an easy task by any means. While not yet proven, a new learning trend that has caught [.]

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[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Free eLearning Development Calculator… Quickly Determine Your LOE

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the most common questions we hear during our live, online classes is how long does it typically take to create eLearning using Adobe Captivate.

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Top 10 Free Video Recording Tools for eLearning

Raptivity

Recently, a friend emailed me with a request: Janhavi, I have a client who wants video in their eLearning. They want [.]. Videos

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Two Opposite But Important Elements of Learning

Kapp Notes

There are two elements of learning that seem almost opposite, yet, each contribute immeasurably to the ability of a person to learn. Without these two elements, a person does not learn as deeply as they could.

Why Mobile Learning Is The Future Of Workplace Learning (Infographic)

Upside Learning

Not too long back I had posted the slide deck of my presentation at the 2012 CLO India Summit. Our Marketing folks got a little creative and converted this humble ppt into an infographic, a rather beautiful one.

How to Use a Learning Management System to Solve the I-Didn’t-Get-the-Memo Problem

Absorb LMS

Somewhere among the hundreds or perhaps thousands of e-mails in your inbox, somewhere in the skyscraper-high piles of paper on the corner of your desk, is something really really important. This might be an urgent policy or procedural change.

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.

Is the pedagogy of MOOCs flawed?

E-Learning Provocateur

This is a question that I tackle in my Udemy course The Wide World of MOOCs. Almost immediately after I uploaded this preview to YouTube, someone on Twitter politely challenged me. She took umbrage to my assertion that MOOCs are pedagogically richer than “regular” online courses.

My daily PKM routine (practices and toolset)

Jane Hart

Harold Jarche is a leading authority on Personal Knowledge Management, which he describes as a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world, and work more effectively.

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Guide to Online Course Design [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

Today there are a countless number of tips and tricks when it comes to effective online course design, that it can become confusing where to start.

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Flipped Classrooms in Corporate Learning: Concept or reality?

G-Cube

The ways of Training and Learning in the corporate space are changing. With the advent of technology-enabled learning, corporate trainers are exploring newer ways of reaching out to learners.

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

How To Measure The ROI of eLearning

Dashe & Thomson

In a world of tightened budgets and continual cost-cutting drives, new systems need to prove their own worth. While there are some easy to measure hard-cost savings associated with eLearning (like less travel, fewer trainers, less work-interruption, etc.),

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Learning Game Design Series, Part 1: Play and Evaluate Games

Knowledge Guru

Last week’s post gave an overview of the entire process for getting started in learning game design or creating game-based learning. This post focuses on Step 1, which is to play and evaluate games.

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Workplace Learning: Adding, Embedding & Extracting

Performance Learning Productivity

High performing individuals, teams and organisations focus on exploiting development opportunities in the workplace because that’s where most of the learning happens.

Using Bloom’s to Target the Objectives

Raptivity

During my recent webinar “Hitting The Target With Technology Enhanced Learning Objects“ I discussed a number of key elements required to design effective learning objectives. One of these elements, and the one I consider the most important, is objectivity. Having [.].

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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.

Summary of a Literture Review on The Effectiveness of Instructional Games by Robert Hays

Kapp Notes

In 2005, Robert T. Hays, of the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division published the results of an extensive literature review on games for instruction. It is an expansive look at the literature on the effectiveness of games for learning up until the year 2005.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Last week I asked if you had thought about mEnabling your eLearning for iPads (mEnabling, is what we are calling the process of getting your existing eLearning to run on iPads and other tablets) but didn’t really tell you how? So here’s a few – 15 actually!

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SociaLogic: How to Cite Tweets in Academia or eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther    The President has a Twitter account. So does the Pope. It makes sense that eventually someone important is going to use this social outlet to say something that you'd like to include in an academic paper or maybe even in your eLearning. But how do you do that?

M-Learning’s dirty little secrets

E-Learning Provocateur

I have a confession to make. At my workplace a little while ago, I created a smartphone-friendly version of our online induction course. Ownership of smartphones is relatively common in this corner of the world, and a large proportion of our new recruits are Gen Y.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

The Next Generation of Workplace Learning Practices in the Age of Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration

Jane Hart

The History of Distance Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

Most people probably do not know this, but distance learning has actually been around for quite some time. In the United States, the earliest recorded distance learning program was in 1728 when Caleb Phillips advertised a private correspondence courses in the Boston Gazette newspaper!

Creating Games for Learning: Strategies for Learning in a ‘Different’ Way

G-Cube

Game-based Learning (GBL) has been making a strong foray into the world of corporate training in the past few years. Games are exciting and create a lasting impact. They are interactive – drawing out even the most reluctant learner to experience, do and learn.

Tapping into the Intangible: Qualifying the Psychology of Gamification

Dashe & Thomson

In a nutshell, gamification techniques strive to leverage people’s natural desires, ranging from competition to achievement to self-expression to closure. It’s an industry poised to hit $5.5 billion within the next five years (M2 Research).

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.