Content engineering

Clark Quinn

We’ve heard about learning engineering and while the focus is on experience design, the pragmatics include designing content to create the context, resources, and motivation for the activity. This is content engineering , and it’s a direction we need to go. This isn’t effective content governance, and content should have regular cycles of review and expiry dates.

Learning Engineering

Clark Quinn

And one thing that struck me was folks talking about learning engineering. If we take the analogy from regular science and engineering, we are talking about taking the research from the learning sciences, and applying it to the design of solutions. The focus of the engineering, however, is different. Is learning engineering an alternative to instructional design? Last week I had the opportunity to attend the inaugural meeting of the Global Learning Council.

Organizational Learning Engineering

Clark Quinn

Systemic ways to get the combined benefits of more effective output and more engaged people. I’ve argued in the past that we should treat learning design seriously, with the depth of rocket science applied as a learning engineering.

Socio-cultural engineering?

Clark Quinn

Ok, social engineering and cultural engineering have bad connotations in a number of ways. Yet, if I can talk about learning engineering, the desirable properties of cultures for learning, and moves in that direction, aren’t we really talking about socio-cultural engineering? So, if we’re choosing cultural values, and working towards them, both in ways that reflect what science tells us about doing our best, aren’t we really doing such engineering?

How a Learning Game Engine Accelerates Development

Bottom-Line Performance

Effective learning, no matter the medium, must start with one key component: a great design. We’ve been developing the mechanics of our Knowledge Guru™ learning game engine since 2010, and we are still tweaking them today. This is one of the biggest value adds in the engine.

7 Highly Effective Tips on Technical SEO

Hurix Digital

The answer as you know is SEO (Search Engine Optimization). The travel services brand’s website and the blog were optimised and it ranked high in Google search engine result pages (SERPs) and triggered Tom to click on it. Fast loading websites are rewarded by the search engines.

How Can You Use the Built-in LMS Quiz Engine Effectively?

CommLab India

This blog explains how you can effectively use the quiz engine features of an LMS. Learning Technology LMS

We Need More Learning Engineers - Tip #186

Vignettes Learning

Role of Learning Engineers in Training and Development Learning engineers play an important role in developing an online learning environment. Their aim is to create and improve the learning experience, which they then evaluate for effectiveness and so the cycle begins again.

Tips for Creating Effective E-Learning Assessments

Origin Learning

Let us begin with an analogy: If training is a medicine, assessment is a mechanism to ascertain the effectiveness of that medicine. Every assessment should focus on a particular course or module to judge to what extent has the course been effective in imparting the necessary knowledge.

Growth Engineering’s Top Articles of 2017

Growth Engineering

Below I reveal Growth Engineering’s top 12 articles from 2017. At Growth Engineering, we believe work, training and everything in between should be fun. Read more to find out how to use the 70:20:10 model to create exceedingly effective training.

New Software Developer Joins DiscoverLink Engineering Team


Reid Anderson has joined DiscoverLink as Software Developer in the Engineering department. Anderson took on the lead technology role for the startup to help create the most effective online presence possible. “We’re

Consider Your Sales Engineers when Choosing a Sales Learning Platform


Sales engineers bridge the gap. Sales engineering, also known as technical sales or solutions consulting, serves as the foundation of technical knowledge for a sales organization. To excel in the role, a sales engineer (SE) needs a deeper level of knowledge into many aspects of the business than a salesperson. A few ways a sales learning platform can immediately impact SE teams: Sales Engineer Onboarding. Developers build the product. Salespeople sell the product.

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Engineering the Future: Linking Learning and Performance Management to Drive Business Outcomes

Leo Learning

If you’re feeling a bit woozy, it could be the after-effects of time travel, or you may be understandably intimidated by what seems a mammoth undertaking. Gallup, ‘Re-Engineering Performance Management’ 8.

Accelerate the Leadership Engine

CLO Magazine

Working with Development Dimensions International (DDI), a talent management consulting company, Nissan’s HR team crafted a curriculum designed to provide the skills future leaders would need to be optimally effective and establish a common leadership vocabulary across functions and locations. Nissan leadership has collectively said that people’s professional power comes from personal strength, creativity and dedication.

The Google Effect


I recently heard a term that was new to me, “ The Google Effect.” It turns out that there’s been quite a lot of research into the effects of online search on our brains and our apparent decline in the ability to remember things.

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5 Tactics to Develop Effective Video Marketing

Your Training Edge

You must do it effectively as fast as possible. To save time, you must discover the five tactics to develop effective video marketing. It’s called search engine optimization, SEO for short.

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Engineering both the front- and back-end

Clark Quinn

I had the pleasure of edging Bob Glushko a couple of weeks ago, and finally had a chance to dig into a couple of papers if his (as well as scan his book Document Engineering). Yes, there are necessary efficiencies and effectiveness enough to justify this approach in your learning experience system design, but the potential for smart adaptive experiences is the new opportunity.

10 Search Engine Marketing Basics You Have to Master

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search engine marketing is a little like chess. In this post, I’ll be covering 10 search engine marketing (SEM) basics that you’ll need to master in order to succeed as a digital marketer. The fourth search engine marketing basic you’ll need to master is writing good text ads.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Can Help Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) refers to designing your website so that it appears in the non-paid, “organic” section of search results when people search key phrases on sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Search engines use your description to place below your title in the search results.

Organizing Effective E-Learning Programs for Improved Airline Operations & Customer Services


The two major factors which help driving this transformation include- the need to improve the overall learning experience of employees in varied job roles such as maintenance, crew, engineering and others.

Use Employee Health As a Performance Engine

CLO Magazine

The 2012 Towers Watson “Staying @ Work Survey Report” stated, “This year’s survey results show a strong link between highly effective health and productivity strategies and strong human capital and financial results.” ” Further, 66 percent of companies with highly effective health and productivity programs reported they perform better than their top competitors.

Learning and Development: What Makes Videos Effective?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you can determine the attributes that make a video great, perhaps you can reverse engineer those pieces and apply them to your own videos.

Popular Career Paths For Coders

Your Training Edge

Also, there are many ways to effectively learn coding. The following information provides a closer look at what types of careers coders can obtain as well as information on how to effectively learn to code: Web Development. API Engineering.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

But how are we actually able to measure the effectiveness of gamification? And it’s not just engagement — gamification’s revenue effects are equally astounding. As you can see by the above examples, turning applications into games is a trend that is here to stay and one that is being widely accepted by big brand names and proving the concept of gamification extremely effective. What is effectiveness and success? Have you ever been gamified?

The Grail of Effective and Engaging Learning Experiences

Clark Quinn

While there are many dimensions that could be considered, for the sake of simplicity let’s characterize the two important ones as effectiveness of our learning and the engagement of the experience. Other approaches achieve much of this effectiveness in different ways.

Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum


There are many reasons as to why K-12 students must leverage digital textbooks in their learning journey; portability and cost-effectiveness being two of the major factors inspiring this change. Let us have a look at why digital textbooks are more effective for K-12 curriculum: 1. Today, any assignment is incomplete without a little help from search engines like Google. Cost Effective: Students usually spend nearly $1000 per semester on textbooks.


Wonderful Brain

I don’t believe there is a more difficult group (I don’t mean they’re not nice people mind you) of learners—but whose typology seriously conflicts with story-based instruction than engineers. So what would a learning solution look like if it were built to an engineer’s specifications?

4 examples of using xAPI for more effective learning


xAPI gives you opportunities for enhanced understanding of learning beyond the LMS, potentially revealing where effective learning is happening on the job, via mobile apps, through coaching and beyond. The post 4 examples of using xAPI for more effective learning appeared first on Elucidat.

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How to Use Training Metrics to Measure eLearning Effectiveness


Actually, ineffective training can often have a negative effect on your business’ bottom line. Being able to track and measure the effectiveness of your training, and make continuous improvements, results in both a better training experience for your employees and a better ROI.

Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations

Performance Learning Productivity

At other times it requires a total re-think of strategy and practice to break the barriers and implement effective solutions. Neither HR nor L&D can do their jobs effectively themselves. Without effective manager engagement, we might as well not bother.

7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 3: Online Learning Systems

Your Training Edge

On the design side, would you like to see a built-in content development engine, where content developers can essentially “dump” information into the LMS and create effective courses? Your existing content has been converted and your new content is ready to be delivered.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Social Engineering. Perhaps the most effective, insidious method of compromising a system’s security is when an attacker calls (or emails) the victim and proports to be an official demanding action on the part of the user that opens access to the system. Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure.

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). For us we have someone who is an overall producer (actually there are three of us, but we split it well), session moderator, recording engineer, speaker prep person. Most presenters are not used to designing for online, so it’s important to help them plan their sessions to be effective.

The Future Of Effective Digital Learning And Its Role In The Education System

eLearning Industry

Digital learning coupled with classroom learning has helped students get a thorough understanding and knowledge of engineering concepts. There is no doubt that since the inception of eLearning, the education system has become more solid. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Best Practices Digital Learning eLearning Benefits eLearning Future

Top 12 Books Every L&D Manager Needs to Read!

Growth Engineering

We’re suckers for informative fun at Growth Engineering and Carey’s book is an engaging exploration into the psychology of learning. The Advertising Effect: How to Change Behaviour’. BONUS BOOK: ‘Engagement Engine’ by Growth Engineering.

6 Top Tips for Spotting Next-Level Learning Assets

Growth Engineering

The post 6 Top Tips for Spotting Next-Level Learning Assets appeared first on Growth Engineering. The key to saving yourself time is to find out which learning assets suit you the most. But how can you spot a good one? Save time and read this!

How to Train Employees Effectively: 7 Key Steps in 4 Stages

Try the 7 key steps to effective employee development. All managers want their programs to be effective, but the keys to good staff training often lie outside the classroom. Below, I’ll describe 7 essential steps for effective learning. Four Stages of Effective Training.