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Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A recent LinkedIn post asked eLearning developers: which tool is best: Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline? As  As I read through the comments, I was struck by how many people insisted that Storyline was the better choice because it was easier to learn than Captivate because it was so much like Microsoft PowerPoint.   As someone who uses both Captivate and Storyline, I have to disagree with that recurring sentiment.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. If there is something quite certain about the future, it’s the emerging eLearning.

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Learning is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

LearnDash

When I have conversations with people about elearning, training, and all things related, it I find a curious similarity in the way these events are described. All seem to be referred to as standalone, finite events.

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70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Performance Learning Productivity

The term ‘blended learning’ first appeared in the late-1990s when web-based learning solutions started to become more widely used and were integrated on one way or another with face-to-face methods. Of course the ‘blending’ concept has been around for much longer than the past few years.

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.

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The Secret of Building Professional Learning Communities – Interview with Meenoo Rami

JoomlaLMS

Due to the growing popularity of distance education and a number of people preferring to study at their own pace, more and more educational institutions enhance their traditional classroom by introducing online courses.

Gameful Approaches to Motivation & Engagement: Recap of #WhartonGame Summit

Kapp Notes

The other day I had the opportunity to attend a gamification summit held at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Create a Collaborative Company Culture with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

In 1915, Edward C. Register said, “None of us is as smart as all of us.” Indeed, two heads are better than one, and ten heads are better than two. When an entire organization of individuals is united in their mission and undergirded by collaboration, nothing is impossible for them.

Year in Review: 5 eLearning Reports to Read before 2016

Docebo

2015 was a big year for Docebo and the learning industry as a whole. New ideas, and revelations on older ideas, were brought to the stage and molded into the strategies we’ll be using in 2016 and beyond. We thought now would be a good time to reflect on our year in research.

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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.

Can Poor LMS Interface Jeopardize Learning?

Origin Learning

Designing a course is no piece of cake. It is a specialized skill that needs in-depth knowledge of tailoring a course.

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Adapt Your Off-The-Shelf LMS To Your Business Requirements

Absorb LMS

Using Admin Overrides to Suit Your Needs A good off-the-shelf LMS automatically updates the progress of employees, partners or customers’ training activities and provides robust tracking.

[Infographic] Improve Employee Performance with Modern Learning Tools

Inkling

Here’s a very important (and often ignored) fact about employees: they forget things, just like everyone else. Even scarier? After 90 days, most employees retain less than 20% of what they learned during a course or training, due to a phenomenon known as the forgetting curve.

5 Presenting Skills For Live Training

LearnDash

As much as we love elearning here at LearnDash there will always be a need for in-person (live) training. Instructor-led training (ILT) is a critical component to most training programs. In fact, the more complex a topic the greater the need for instructors and traditional classrooms.

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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.

Understanding The Difference Between Gamification and Game-based Learning

G-Cube

Modern organizations are serious about imparting continuous learning within the workspace. Gamification and Game-based Learning (GBL) are both very popular trends in corporate learning now.

3 Ways to Use Custom Color Palettes in Captivate That YOU Have to Check Out

TLC Media Design

If you’re like me, you’ve often found yourself creating a highlight box, a callout, a drop shadow, etc. in your Captivate file and you’ve forgotten the RGB or Hex code of the color you want to use. It’s frustrating to stop what you’re doing, look for that piece of paper, design document, etc.

1 Million Views. Thank You!

Experiencing eLearning

Today, I reached a milestone in my blog: 1 million total views. Thank you to everyone who is reading this, from the long term readers who have been there since the beginning to the ones who just found me today.

10 Ted Talks That Will Help You to Make ELearning Meet Modern Learners’ Needs

JoomlaLMS

Does your leaning correspond with modern learner’s needs?

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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.

eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

mLearning Revolution

iA Single Experience across multiple screens, as illustrated in the image above, is the world we live in today! A single experience across multiple screens is the holy grail of computing these days.

How to Make Training Fun with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

When you were growing up, did you like school? As you got older and began to pursue a postsecondary education, did you look forward to your classes? For many people, the answer to both of these questions is “no.” There is just something about classroom-based education that disengages the mind.

Infographic: LMS Trends 2015 – Is it Time for Something Different?

Docebo

Widespread dissatisfaction with out-of-date LMS and a survey conducted by Brandon Hall Group in which 31% of respondents said they would not recommend their current LMS to a colleague.

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15 Free e-Learning Resources to Help You Make Great Content

SCORM Explained

Curating a specialised e-Learning course can cost you a lot of money. Allocating your budget on photos, copywriters and developers will quickly use it up, so being frugal wherever you can is advisable, and especially for smaller businesses.

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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.

How Our Intuitively Designed LMS Administration Saves You Time

Absorb LMS

Here at Blatant Media we are focused on one primary goal – To Build Intuitive Software! This was our goal back in 2003 , and it’s the filter through which we look at every new feature that we build into Absorb today. As you have probably heard, Absorb underwent a major redesign last year.

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A framework for content curation

E-Learning Provocateur

In conversation at EduTECH earlier this month, Harold Jarche evoked George E. Box’s quote that “all models are wrong, but some are useful” Of course, the purpose of a model is to simplify a complex system so that something purposeful can be done within it.

Gamification or Game-Based Learning?

LearnDash

If you have been around the elearning world long enough you have probably heard of using games in learning. You have probably heard of gamification. Chances are you have also heard of game-based learning.

Twitter can Support and Enhance the Impact of Instructor-led Learning: 3 Popular Ways

G-Cube

In the modern world of technology, the internet acts not only as a means of communication and a source of information, but also as a means for creating, sharing and consuming information and knowledge.

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.

Which came first: Agile or Culture?

Torrance Learning

We get asked the proverbial chicken and egg question a lot: which came first our LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Management Approach) project management or our communicative, accommodating culture?

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Learning Experience Design: A Better Title Than Instructional Design?

Experiencing eLearning

How many times have you told people, “I’m an instructional designer,” only to be met with a blank stare? How many people are thoroughly confused about what we do for a living?

Eight Seconds To Online Learner Engagement - Tips and Tricks

Raptivity

infographic learner engagement