Audience Take-aways From LinkedIn Training

eLearning Cyclops

Several weeks back I held my last online professional networking class, which focused on using LinkedIn. And due to the bank acquisition and upcoming lay-offs, it had a very strong focus on using LinkedIn as a tool for employment networking. The class did teach many skills I will not be able to view via their profiles such as writing an effective introduction, searching for business or employment opportunities, actively participating in groups, using LinkedIn as a CRM tool etc.

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Effective. A non-interactive version might be a recorded lecture of an auditor discussing how to conduct an audit. Effective. Is not : Cheerful background music and flashy animations with sound effects and lots of pictures. Share this on LinkedIn. Interactive.

Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete


We’re back with the fourth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Easy to use and very effective. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. Linkedin is an important application for me (although I don’t like their mobile app at all), I use it a lot to network and connect to people.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

At LinkedIn, for example, the L&D team gathered success stories from across the. LinkedIn Learning (2017), ‘How to Overcome Top Challenges to Advance your Learning Culture’ 3 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. different version of your courses for the myriad.

Effective Training Visuals—Add a Spark of Interest


Here’s the sixth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. Or, to tell a more detailed version of the same story, the graphic below is more appropriate.

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

There’s a classic LinkedIn meme about a conversation between a CFO and a CEO: CFO: “What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us?” All the Pro versions (e.g., The post Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees appeared first on.

5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development


With the emergence of new cloud-based software platforms, training companies face the threat of being replaced by online versions, especially for knowledge based training. Tracking Performance : A training program is not effective unless the progress is tracked.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

LinkedIn , especially LinkedIn groups, is a source for many useful conversations and resources. Almost all of that is helping clients use Moodle more effectively. Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning.

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The Lonely Training Needs Assessment

Learning Rebels

I’ve written many times, on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and on this website about the importance of asking the right questions at the right time. Both situations have caused organizations to need their employees to be more efficient and effective.

Don’t attempt to convert e-Learning to m-Learning – they’re different.


Recently I participated in a LinkedIn discussion started by one of the Learning and Development Managers in my LinkedIn Group – The eLearning Guild. it’s very unlikely that many will be able to create cost-effective m-Learning that uses these features.

A Nudge for Learners to Stay in a Continuous Beta State

CLO Magazine

Organizations that create effective nudges for learning, along with an environment for innovation, challenging work and a spirit of intrapreneurship, create the “urge” and a culture of continuous learning. Also, keep investing in your beta version.

Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials

Association eLearning

The print version sold for $1,200 while the online version sold for $1,000. Within just a couple of weeks, we sold $20,000 of the printed version with many others taking the course online through our subscription program. Share this on LinkedIn.

How Employers Can Make Every Employee a Top Performer

Your Training Edge

Aside from this, giving out recognition rewards for outstanding professional behavior like being on time or effective collaborations with their team can encourage others to improve. Connect with Ron Cullimore on LinkedIn. Build relationships on trust.

Why You Should A/B Test a MOOC, and How to Do It

Your Training Edge

Buffer’s Kevan Lee has a great, simple definition for A/B testing : “an A/B test is a way to measure two versions of something to see which is more successful.” Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

Free eLearning software (Easygenerator) for teachers as of today!

Challenge to Learn

Assisting your students by helping them solve problems they encounter doing assignments, turns out to be a much more effective way of learning. A course with video and quizzes will be much more effective than just a video recording of you explaining something.

LeBron James Says Being a Great Leader Means Improving More Than Yourself


” When you understand and are action oriented about raising other people up, including them and helping them become the best version of themselves they can be, you will start to become a real leader. A Version of this article originally appeared on

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

Stefanic: LearnBrite is created from a belief that by combining the best and latest technologies with proven eLearning techniques, we can provide the most effective learning experience and outcome. The other day I had a great conversation with Danny Stefanic.

5 Signs that Your Learning Management System Badly Needs an Upgrade


Efficient, Cost-Effective Training. Workforce Learning Report (2018) by LinkedIn suggests that employees are more likely to stay in a company that invests in their career. This enabled Linkedin to craft a successful retention strategy.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


Whether you want to learn more about awesome eLearning authoring tools, communicate more effectively with your learners, or organize your time better, our list of useful eLearning tools is sure to help. is a great eLearning tool because it helps you make your content effective.

Video of the month: May 2019

Clear Lessons

The most effective way I’ve found to develop talent in teams is to manage to people’s strengths. This is an edited version of this Clear Lesson – watch the video for the full story.  LinkedIn. . Manage to people’s strength.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

To effectively convey your badges’ value, position issuer and requirements information up front. Issuers can send badges directly to the backpack, and earners can organize their badges into groups and decide which ones they want to share on social media sites like LinkedIn and Twitter.

Engaging Learners with Blended Learning

Origin Learning

Did you get a chance to read the LinkedIn 2018 Workplace Learning Report ? Cost-effectiveness. This helps organizations assimilate feedback and make enhancements to the next version of the learning program.

Video of the month: April 2019

Clear Lessons

The most effective way of building talent and developing teams is to get out of the way. This is an edited version of this Clear Lesson – watch the video for the full story.  LinkedIn. . Three golden rules for L&D.

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now


Google Drive is useful for ensuring that team members have instant access to the most recent version of a file, avoiding the delay and potential confusion of email chains. Because files aren’t located on individual desktops, you can be confident you’re using the most recent version.

Creative: You Asked For It, But Now It’s Terrifying

Association eLearning

The alternate course could be incredibly effective and engaging, but if you’re not expecting it it’ll probably come as quite a shock. Share this on LinkedIn. It was a bright and glowing computer screen. The reviewer stared at it with wide eyes, frozen in terror.

5 Big Leadership Trends Set to Dominate 2019


Through my company LearnLoft’s work with hundreds of companies, the problem of accountability revolves around having competent and effective leaders. A version of this article originally appeared on

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

These programs are tools; what you do with them determines whether or not they’re effective. But if you’re using Office 365, or have a Microsoft account, the newest version of PPT also offers real time collaboration. Share this on LinkedIn.

5 Simple Habits Bad Leaders Can’t Seem to Shake Off


While this can help, I’ve also found removing or changing habits can be just as effective. Here are five habits bad leaders can’t seem to shake that continually hold them back from becoming a more effective leader. Dabo Swinney the Clemson football coach has a brilliant perspective about this, “I care more about the 30-year-old version of my players than the 19-year-old version. A version of this article originally appeared on

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

Today, many companies have their own version of the corporate university, whether it is located on a physical campus or, as is happening more and more, online. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

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Profile of a modern learner in 2018 [infographic]


This new version was created with the latest insights in August 2018. According to LinkedIn 2018 Workplace Learning Report , 94% of employees would stay at a company if it invested in their career development. LinkedIn: 2018 Workplace Learning Report. Meet the modern learner.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

In fact, the 1999 “trends” probably looked similar to 1998’s version. Videos, VR, and games all lend themselves to stories so the ability to craft compelling stories is going to be key to effective use of technologies.

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eLearning Detox drive by eLN (#c4ee)

Unicorn Training

As an eLearning Network Board member, Unicorn Training's Mark Jones is throwing his weight behind the eLN's 'Campaign for Effective eLearning' to wipe out ineffective, inefficient, flabby eLearning. Our latest campaign for effective eLearning aims to help everyone create and commission better elearning content, systems and apps. Mark Jones is LinkedIn at [link

Presentations in the cloud

Clive on Learning

This Facebook version includes a video, slides and a summary of the presentation. More interestingly, dpcloud's Facebook and LinkedIn versions can also incorporate all of those platforms' social media features, allowing the presentation to act as catalyst for an on-going discussion.

Resolving Industry Compliance Challenges


Welcome back to work in this new year and a new opportunity to continue our journey to a paperless and more effective workplace. Join the conversation on the Compliance Risk Management LinkedIn Group. Let’s Make 2018 the Year to Resolve Our Industry Challenges.