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What’s Your Story? Narratives in Blended Learning

InSync Training

If you were unfamiliar with L. Frank Baum’s Wizard of Oz and read a description of the elements of the story, you’d likely see a list something like the following: a haunted castle with flying monkeys, a poppy field. a tornado in Kansas, a village populated by wee folk. a forest of talking foul-tempered trees. a cornfield with a sentient scarecrow. and a yellow brick road (YBR for short).

How Understanding Cognitive Load Can Improve Your Course

LearnDash

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Leading the Way to a Learning Culture

ej4 eLearning

Culture happens. I know, it sounds like a bad bumper sticker from the ’90s, but it’s true: Your organization has a culture. To be successful, that culture will need to be one where learning is valued. Growing and sustaining that kind of learning culture starts with leadership. Learning Cultures

4 Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load in eLearning

Tim Slade

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Learning from Experimentation

Clark Quinn

At the recent LearnTec conference, I was on a panel with my ITA colleagues, Jane Hart, Harold Jarche, and Charles Jennings. We were talking about how to lift the game of Modern Workplace Learning , and each had staked out a position, from human performance consulting to social/informal. Mine (of course :) was at the far end, innovation. Jane talked about how you had to walk the walk: working out loud, personal learning, coaching, etc.

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How subject matter experts can create more effective learning

Challenge to Learn

An increasing number of subject matter experts are sharing their knowledge in a variety of ways. One of them is the creation of learning content. Facilitating this is the core role of my company Easygenerator. We provide a hassle-free authoring platform for them to share knowledge effortlessly. We know that the software must be so intuitive that anyone can log in and, without any training, can start creating learning material.

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Why Gamification Doesn't Mean Serious Games

Dashe & Thomson

Clients often come us to develop their learning solution saying they already know what they want. They want gamification. We ask what they mean by gamification. They say they want the training to be a game. And why do they want it to be a game? Because they want it to be fun. We hear this all the time - even from some colleagues. For training to engage learners, it must be entertaining. There are a couple problems with this.

Focus on What’s Important for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

My daughter is in kindergarten this year. It’s been so much fun to watch her process of learning to read and write. During their unit about animals, my daughter wrote some facts about fish. A fish moves with its tail and fin. Its covering is called scales. Fish do not have eyebrows. How fish move, what kind of covering they have…and their lack of eyebrows?!?

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What is Adult Learning Theory and Why Is It Important?

ej4 eLearning

We often take for granted that people know how to learn. After all, we all had to learn while in school, right? But that can be a dangerous attitude to take when it comes to corporate training initiatives. School curricula are built on theories about how children and teenagers learn (and how much time they can dedicate to learning). Have you ever considered whether adults learn in the same way? Spoiler: They don’t!). Training & Development

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

8 Productivity Tips for Online Course Creators

LearnDash

In the face of distractions sabotaging your concentration, the following tips can help you focus on building the best online course in a timely fashion. Building an online course requires consistent dedication. If you want your course to be as good as it can possibly be, you will need to devote time to ensuring that all your materials are high-quality – this can be tough when you have a full-time job or a million other things vying for your attention.

The roots of LXD

Clark Quinn

Instructional design, as is well documented, has it roots in meeting the needs for training in WWII. User experience (UX) came from the Human Computer Interaction (HCI) revolution towards User Centered Design. With a vibrant cross-fertilization of ideas, it’s natural that evolutions in one can influence the other (or not). It’s worth thinking about the trajectories and the intersections that are the roots of LXD, Learning eXperience Design.

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The 5 Types of Subject Matter Experts & How to Deal With Them

Tim Slade

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You Have the Power, Don’t Give it Away

Learning Rebels

What is power? Looking at the standard definition we see this: “ the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events “ However, the word, “power” often triggers negative emotions of a person or process leveraging against us. Negative power words surround us. This said I find “power” an interesting concept when it comes to working within organizations.

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Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

How to Review eLearning Courses

B Online Learning

When it comes to developing eLearning courses, there are many things that can go wrong. Okay, so that isn’t the most positive start […]. The post How to Review eLearning Courses appeared first on B Online Learning. Articulate Development

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How to Use the ADDIE Model to Develop eLearning Experiences

Lambda Solutions

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Increase your workforce quality with Learning and Development programs

Paradiso

Learning and development must be the top goal for any company. To have an employee force that is constantly evolving in not only a matter of keeping them satisfied and growing but insurance of the maintenance and success of your organization.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: How Much Time Does It Take to Create eLearning?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the more common questions that I get from new eLearning developers is how much time does will take to produce published content. The answer I provide is dependent upon a couple of factors. For instance, which eLearning tool are you going to use? Is it Adobe Captivate? How about TechSmith's Camtasia? Or maybe you're going to use Articulate Storyline?   Here's another factor: how many minutes of eLearning playtime are you looking to produce?

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

The abilities and efficiency of online education are not hidden from anyone now. If you own a company and invest fortunes each year in classroom training of your employees, you would know how other numerous companies have already saved millions by relocating their corporate training modules to the online teaching platforms. Keeping pace with the changing methodologies is not just a necessity but an also a wise way to save a lot of time, money and effort.

Best Practices to Switch From Instructor Led Training to eLearning

Swift eLearning Services

Instructor Led Training- this word gives you a picture of Instructor in the classroom with a PowerPoint (PPT) and the learners with their notebooks. This was the leading traditional learning method used for employee training and development. But the trend shows steady decline in instructor led training over the last few years.

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Branch and Bottleneck Scenario Structure

Experiencing eLearning

One of the challenges of branching scenarios is that you can generate so many options and paths that it quickly becomes unwieldy. A branch and bottleneck scenario structure is one strategy for keeping the complexity manageable. Branch and Bottleneck. In a branch and bottleneck structure, you branch into different options for a while, but then all paths return to a single bottleneck. The bottleneck is an event or choice that happens the same in every path.

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8 Tips To Develop eLearning Courses For Online Learners With Attention Deficit Disorder

Dan Keckan

Every online learner should have the opportunity to benefit from your eLearning course, regardless of behavioral disorders or developmental difficulties. This article features 8 tips to develop eLearning courses for online learners with attention deficit disorder.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

eLBX Online Day 26 – A Beginner’s Guide to 508 Compliance

eLearning Brothers

We are in the final week of eLBX Online! Today we kicked things off with a bang with guest Laura Silver, Chief Operating Officer at Trivantis. This session studied the goals and results of designing and developing eLearning for usability versus accessibility. Laura covered the basics of Accessibility, Section 508 compliance, and WCAG. What Is Accessibility? Accessibility means that people with disabilities can equally perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with websites and tools.

How to Design Performance-Based eLearning Interactions

Tim Slade

One of the most important lessons I learned when I first started designing and developing eLearning courses was the importance of building performance-based eLearning interactions. However, this wasn’t a lesson I learned quickly. When I first started as an eLearning designer, I remember being constantly reminded of the importance of making my eLearning content interactive. I was told that interactive eLearning equaled engaging eLearning.

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Rapid eLearning Development

CommLab India

Rapid eLearning development has a lot of misconceptions surrounding it. Check this blog to discover what you don’t know about rapid eLearning development. eLearning Design Rapid eLearning

No LMS, No Problem: How to Save Learning Data Outside of LMS

eLearning Company

Most learning experience designers put a lot of thinking into developing elearning products, but receive very little feedback on how the learners are using the products and whether the training meets the learning objectives. Yet, most would love to have an option to learn about the learners’ behavior in the courses, the way learners interact … Continue reading "No LMS, No Problem: How to Save Learning Data Outside of LMS".

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.