How to Create an Effective Refresher Training Course


You have to establish learning objectives , offer feedback, and build a community around the course—even if that community is a subset of your larger office culture. Maybe one year the focus is on customer service, another year it’s on security practices.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous articles, you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Mobile learning is something I witnessed so widespread in this regard.

How Short E-learning Modules Facilitate Effective Learning

CommLab India

Do you wish to help your learners comprehend subject matter easily and retain it effectively? A study by BBC revealed that the delivery of training content in the form of short learning modules can enhance understanding, retention, and application levels by at least 30%.

Knowledge Checks Made More Effective – Scenario Based Assessments in E-learning

CommLab India

Assessments are, to put it simply, a method or a tool educators use to evaluate , measure the learning progress and skill acquisition of a learner. Here’s a simple assessment question on Data Security. It embodies the way we learn in the real world – from experience.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

Microlearning 101: Learn the Ins and Outs of Effective Learning Opportunities

Designing Digitally

Simply stated, microlearning is the action of taking small chunks of time (as brief as three to five minutes) and short pieces of information, and delivering it in a way that the learning can take action. When designing the training, break down the information into specific learning outcomes.

5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development


Large software companies like LinkedIn, with their acquisition of online learning company Lynda, are targeting the training market. We’ve reviewed the marketplace and talked with clients to develop a number of ways to improve training and development to enrich the learning process you offer.

eLearning is now created by people with no e-Learning background

Challenge to Learn

In July 2013 we started developing a new web-based authoring tool for e-Learning. One of our focus points was to make it so easy that everybody could use it and would be able to create and share e-learning courses, quizzes and exams. Security officer; compliance training.

70:20:10 and user generated learning: no way!

Challenge to Learn

I’m talking to learning managers each day about the 20 in 70:20:10; about knowledge sharing and about user generated learning that can facilitate this. So I decided to list the top 10 objections against user generated learning, with my response. That is not secure!

Five Essential Elements of High Quality E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

Every course available online can’t be termed e-learning. E-learning should help course takers learn. It should adhere to Instructional Design principles so that learning is effective. Your e-learning should be aimed at specific target audience.

What is Employee Training and Why Is It Important?


Effective employee training and development also contributes to a healthier bottom line overall. Employee training implicitly empowers employees to be more effective and efficient at their jobs. Securing Long-Term Organizational Success. Measurable Learning Objectives.

Learning and Development: The Presidential Debate Edition


Learning and Development: The Presidential Debate Edition. The first two topics will focus on the direction of the “Learning Management Systems Industry (LMS).” Topic 6: Cloud-Based LMS and the Security it needs. How secure is your LMS environment?

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

The article ended with an introduction to ADDIE framework of learning design. The identification of the skills gaps and analysis of this training or learning need is called the Analysis Phase and forms a part of the discovery phase of project management.

Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

For many learning organizations, the term “AGILE” has become a hot topic. Although AGILE strategies traditionally have their roots in these areas, they are also increasingly being used and adapted by many other learning and development fields as well. In search of learning agility.

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The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous posts you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Mobile learning is something I witnessed so widespread in this regard.

Outsourcing e-Learning: Creating stand-alone training through external resources


The rapid increase in the number of corporate learners and the increasing diversity of learning needs has helped e-learning to truly find its feet. They are targeted at specific groups and often have distinct learning objectives. e-Learning Instructional Design

What Is Evidence-Based Training?

Convergence Training

Not that long ago, we wrote a blog article about learning myths , and in that article, we promised we’d cycle back and write another on evidence-based training practices. Where you can learn more about evidence-based training. Learning Management Systems.

Roles of LMS in Corporate Sales Training


The global Learning Management System (LMS) market is expected to grow from $5.05 Using an advanced learning management system , instructors can create courses pertaining to popular sales training programs such as consultative sales, sales networking, and sales territory management.

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4 Must Have Features of Best Corporate Training Videos and 5 Examples

CommLab India

As the days went by and technology evolved, drastic changes took place even in the learning styles of new generations. Learning Goals. Training videos are for learning – not for entertainment. You need to have clear learning goals for your training videos.

How Practice and Feedback Drive Deeper Learning

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights with our readers. Patti is widely recognized as an expert in learning science and instructional design. 4 Keys to Effective Practice.

How Virtual reality is used in Forklift training?


A well-thought of Forklift training is a sure shot way to lessen the number of causalities and equipment damage costs, thus rendering it a safe and secure process of lifting bulky machinery. The video provides a good insight about the training and also helps in learning about.

Integrating Game Design Principles into Instructional Design for e-Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Integrating Game Design Principles into Instructional Design for e-Learning. Learning Objectives. Integrate game structures into instructional designs for standard e-learning content. What is the appeal of gaming principles for learning?

9 Blended Learning Best Practices for the Corporate Environment

Obsidian Learning

Blended learning is one of the most effective approaches for adult learning, as it combines a variety of delivery methods. But as we’ve discussed previously , there are also a variety of blended learning models that can be adapted for use in the corporate learning environment.

Innovation Showcase

Moodle Journal

I finally delivered the draft version (shown here), to the Marketing team on Thursday afternoon and they did a great job of applying some desktop publishing effects.

Learning Campaigns: A New Way to Train

Growth Engineering

Learning platforms have grown in leaps and bounds since people started to take learner engagement more seriously. On the back of game-changing developments in social learning, a new creature has emerged… What Is a Learning Campaign? Learning Campaigns and Behaviour Change.

5 Mobile Learning Trends In Vogue

CommLab India

This sort of engagement with mobiles has lead to the rise of many mobile learning trends in the corporate sector. This sets the stage for online training in a cost-effective manner as the companies need not provide devices to their employees. Game-based learning.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

The Ultimate Checklist: 17 criteria to help you choose the ideal LMS for your SMB


You also know that businesses with frequent learning practices experience better employee retention, compared to other companies (#yesplease!). But while your staff appreciated the learning opportunities, the pressures of work left them with too little time and energy to attend these events.

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When and How To Move Leadership Training Online


As remote work becomes more common, online training not only reduces travel expenses and helps to accommodate time zone and schedule differences, it also allows for some of the same immersive, hands-on learning that classroom environments provide due to technological advancements.

The case for defensible eLearning: A Psychometrician’s perspective


Defensible eLearning and the opportunity to learn. To my surprise, in many occupational contexts, employees are only required to take the training and not necessarily be tested on what they’ve learned. In the case of eLearning, I propose that defensibility be based on an idea that I will call the opportunity to learn. Prioritize learning objectives. Verification of learning. Stage 1 – Prioritizing learning objectives.

Employee Training Best Practices for Life Science Manufacturers

ePath Learning

Of even greater importance to manufacturers is verifying that your training programs are effective. Evaluating Training Program Effectiveness. Evaluating training program effectiveness is challenging and can be difficult to demonstrate.

3 Reasons You Need to Go In for an E-learning Curriculum

CommLab India

Are you planning to go in for e-learning? Would you like to have the highest ROI on your online learning initiative? Well, you need to go in for e-learning curriculums. What is an e-learning curriculum? What are the advantages of using e-learning curriculums?

Benefits of a Cloud-Based LMS

Convergence Training

If you’re trying to find the right learning management system (LMS) solution for your workplace, you might be wondering if you should have your LMS installed on your company’s network or if you should get a cloud-based LMS. Learning Management Systems.

Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard Unveiled at ASTD ICE

Bottom-Line Performance

It takes the guesswork out of game based learning with a proven game design you can use for your instructional games. Now, clients can purchase a complete do-it-yourself game based learning experience. Stop by Booth 1818 to learn more… and take advantage of a 30 day trial.

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Features to Look for in a Compliance-Based LMS

Convergence Training

Organizations get a learning management system, or LMS, for a number of different reasons. One very common reason that organizations get a learning management system is to stay on top of and document compliance training requirements. Learning Management Systems.

Chairperson’s Report from Corporate Learning Week


For the 2018 Corporate Learning Week – Silicon Valley conference, Matt Nawrocki and I from NovoEd acted as the chairpersons for the conference. and even abroad, to share their challenges and insights into today’s learning and development challenges.

11 Solutions to Blended Learning Challenges Where Clients Get Stuck

Obsidian Learning

Are you stuck in the blended learning development or deployment process? If your company purchased off-the-shelf “page turner” training to check the box and prove training is being offered, then a lot can be done to increase its impact, especially using a blended learning model.