Games and Gamification: Research from the eLearning Guild

Knowledge Guru

Recently, the elearning Guild published a report by Brenda Enders discussing games and gamification for learning. Out of respect for the Guild and the work they have done compiling their report, I encourage you to read the full report if you would like to see the specific studies.

eLearning Guild OLF Resources

eLearning Blender

Today I will be presenting with Montse Anderson in the eLearning Guilds Online Forums. Our session is titled “How to Give your eLearning Graphics a Voice” and takes place today at 12 pst. Tags: eLearning Graphics This post will serve as a resource page with examples and source files that I will be sharing in the webinar.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Game Based Learning Finding more effective ways to teach about Sun and the business. Posted by Cammy Bean at 4:03 PM Labels: e-learning guild , new hire 1 comments: kathirvel said.

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eLearning Guild Research: Mad About Your LMS? by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

Most organizations use learning management systems (LMSs), but many eLearning practitioners have mixed feelings about them.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, July 10, 2007 e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems e-Learning Guild presentation on Synchronous Learning Systems hosted by Steve Wexler, Karen Hyder, and Karl Kapp.

eLearning Guild Research: How Should We Measure Training's Value? Not ROI. by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

Is ROI (return on investment) an appropriate measure to demonstrate whether eLearning was effective? non-financial, perhaps intangible, evidence that eLearning worked? A new eLearning Guild research. Do executives and decision-makers actually care about ROI measures of learning, or do they look for. other. report. offers some stunning new ideas about the right answers to these questions. Learning Research Management Professional Development

New Content Links from The eLearning Guild (August 6, 2015) by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

New links to some of the latest and greatest content offered through The eLearning Guild. tool for mobile learning, designing mobile learning user interfaces, an authoring tool comparison, and creating a 3-D effect in. This week: picking an authoring. PowerPoint. Learning Media Mobile Learning Professional Development Training Strategies

Getting Started in eLearning

eLearning Cyclops

I think like most people in our field, I am often asked how to get started in eLearning. Well, the eLearning Industry site has released " How to Become an eLearning Professional ," an ebook of tips for people interested in getting started. While we''re on the subject, I will add that anyone getting started in elearning need to be prepared to invest the time to acquire the competencies needed. It also involves becoming competent in elearning design.

What I Learned at LSCon18

Experiencing eLearning

One idea I’m going to start using immediately is for self-paced elearning where I ask learners to type a longer answer. Tracy Parish: Free eLearning Design Tools. If it’s OK to do that in classroom training, why not do it in elearning too? Bethany Vogel & Cara Halter: cMOOCs can be Effective. Last month, I attended the Learning Solutions 2018 Conference in Orlando. Once again, it was a great experience.

Guild Announces Performance Support White Paper by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Rosenberg examines ways effective ways to make the case in The. eLearning Guild’s free new white paper, Selling Performance. The potential for performance support has never been greater, but. your leaders are still resistant. So how do you persuade them? Support: Building Stakeholder Buy-in. Getting Started Performance Support Professional Development

Guild Announces Ecosystem White Paper by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

resources need to be immediate and effective. The eLearning Guild’s free new white paper, Learning and Performance. Our world is increasingly complex. We need to learn on demand, seamlessly, without interrupting our workflow. Ecosystems: Strategy, Technology, Impact, and Challenges, can help get you started! Emerging Topics Management Training Strategies

The eLearning Guild Academy: Introducing The Business of Instructional Design by Janet Clarey

Learning Solutions Magazine

A degree in instructional design provides the skills to create effective instruction and to manage. The Guild Academy has a way to fill that void. projects. covers tools and technologies, theories and models. But nearly all programs leave a gap in the. graduate’s.

Top 10 Cost-Saving Tips from the Latest eLearning Guild Report


The eLearning Guild recently released a great eBook full of helpful cost-saving tips for e-Learning development called <em>The eLearning Guild’s 75 Tips to Reduce eLearning Costs. </em>The </li> <li><strong>Let learners create learning content</strong> One respondent of the report explained how his sales team creates simple videos for other sales people, which they enjoy and find very effective.</li>

eLearning Basics: Can You Make Your Own eLearning Courses?

Convergence Training

In our ongoing “eLearning Basics” series of articles, we’re going to address the question of where you can get elearning courses from. And, in particular, we’re going to explain that you CAN make your own elearning courses and explain how. eLearning LMS

Effective Steps to Kick-Start Gamification

Ed App

Gamification taps into these motivating factors, thus, making them one of the most effective training strategies in recent times. If the rules cannot be applied universally for some reason, then it is recommended that the team is split into relevant guilds. eLearning gamification

I’m Speaking at LS Con

Experiencing eLearning

for the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference. You need a process to make your script writing more efficient and effective. e-Learning eLearning Guild LSConI’m presenting a session on Avoiding Voice Over Script Pitfalls.

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Reasons to Use Videos for Employee Training


Creating training videos is one of the most effective ways to develop your team, both in terms of cost and engagement. Artificial Intelligence Corporate Learning and Development Corporate Learning Best Practices e-Learning Employee-Training Game-based learning Gamification Machine Learning Press Q & A QuoDeck Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality best practices corporate training elearning elearning guild elearning solution elearning Trends video based learning Videos

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Are You Ready? Your ATD ICE Conference Bag!

Learning Rebels

Last year, David Kelly interviewed me for the (then) upcoming Dev Learn Conference sponsored by the Elearning Guild. You can see the rest of the Elearning Guild “What’s in Your Conference Bag” series here.

eLearning Guild Research: Survey Data vs. Crowdsourcing Data by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

This month, learn how to do effective crowdsourcing. Instructional designers often need to have reliable data about how people do things, but no data. exists. When this happens, designers can take a chance and go with their gut, or they can do actual. research. But formal research is hard and it is expensive. A better answer sometimes may be to. collect observations using crowdsourcing. Emerging Topics Instructional Design Learning Research Mobile Learning Social Media

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support


business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “

What I Learned at LSCon 2019

Experiencing eLearning

I had a great time at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. Making mistakes and correcting them is effective for learning. Guild Master Panel. It was fun to see so many Guild Masters all together, but it made for an unwieldy panel.

6 Principles of Effective Online Training that Will Surprise You


This is a good thing, after all, because visually appealing, interactive, and engaging online training is more effective, right? In this article from the eLearning Guild, Ruth Clark describes six principles of eLearning that is effective.

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Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. I primarily used the eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks sites and used Conference , Online Facilitation of Conferences , Online Interaction in Conferences , Moderating Online Interaction , and others. Twitter Conference Ideas - eLearning Technology , January 30, 2009 Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences.

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The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Being an eLearning Rockstar is more than just having flashy design with a whiz-bang quiz at the end. It’s about having a 360° understanding of the principles, ideas, and practicalities for successful eLearning. In this session, you will learn: To create responsive eLearning content.

How to Add the “e” to eLearning

Web Courseworks

This month, our webinar revolves around learning and eLearning content. She has also co-authored, “ The eLearning Guild’s Handbook on Synchronous eLearning ,” and, for, authored, “ Up and Running with WebEx Training Center.”.

5 Ways Managers Can Encourage Staff To Do Professional Development Online

Web Courseworks

Of course, if the impetus for this eLearning trend is based on employer demand for cutting-edge skills, managers in content development and instructional design departments must play a role in facilitating the pursuit of good online learning by staff members.

#LSCon day 1, Leapfrogging serious lean agile innovation performance ecosystems for 90%

Challenge to Learn

Serious I attended the serious elearning manifesto session. They made it very clear that their goal is the raise the general level of eLearning in order to make it more effective, it is not about innovation, but about applying the stuff we already know (or should know).

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Media for Learning: Top Tools - New Research Report from The eLearning Guild

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The eLearning Guild released it's highly anticipated TOP TOOLS report today. Here are just a few of the data points revealed in the report: 46% want ability to support mobile delivery of their #eLearning media Adobe Captivate has largest media tool market share with 40.4% Top-rated #eLearning Media Tool by Cost = Audacity 85.6% rate Adobe Photoshop Excellent for #eLearning graphics creation and/or content editing 67.1%



business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. Boring instruction ranges in effectiveness, but resides in the area of a total waste of time to an unfortunate loss of opportunity. Learnnovators: You were part of many studies conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of e-learning to change behavior. What would be your advice for them to upskill themselves for designing effective learning solutions for today’s situations?



After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D.,

The eLearning Guild makes HUGE changes!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The eLearning Guild is announcing tomorrow morning a HUGE Guild Membership UPGRADE! Effective today, Learning Solutions eMagazine and the complete archive of more than 237 past issues will now be available to all eLearning Guild Associate members. Got a presentation to management on that nagging eLearning strategy? After all, we're here for you, the elearning professionals of today and tomorrow.

Elearning Predictions 2019

Mike Taylor

This year the eLearning Guild has compiled a collections thoughts and predictions into a free ebook. 2019 Predictions for eLearning ”. For example, looking back in time, we will find two simple yet super valuable resources to guide us toward the most effective and efficient solutions for our future learning and development work. Grab your free copy of the 2019 Predictions for eLearning from the eLearning Guild.



He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. Boring instruction ranges in effectiveness, but resides in the area of a total waste of time to an unfortunate loss of opportunity. The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result.”