Gamification, Sales Training in Learning Solutions Magazine

Bottom-Line Performance

Image © Learning Solutions Magazine. There’s often no “easy button,” however games and gamification are shown to be some of the most effective methods for acquiring new knowledge quickly.

Resources from Training Magazine’s Training 2018 Conference and Expo

Kapp Notes

It’s effective from a learning perspective and really engages students. Here are the slides and some resources from my presentation Games, Gamification and Interactivity for Learning. Here are the slides: Games, Interactivity and Gamification for Learning from Karl Kapp.

Brella to Sponsor Training Magazine’s 40th Annual 2017 Conference


Brella will start 2017 off with a bang, loading up and heading off to sunny San Diego as a sponsor of Training Magazine’s 40th Annual Training Conference & Expo. The highlight of the week is sure to be the Training Magazine’s annual Top 125 Awards program.

Resources from Training Magazine Network Webinar

Kapp Notes

In this webinar, for Training Magazine Network , I discussed how Gamification should be thought of as a design sensibility and not merely a digital tool. Five Gaming Elements for Effective eLearning.

Strivr named one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces 2019


magazine, Strivr is named one of the Best Workplaces for 2019. gathered data on more than 2,000 companies and singled out 346 finalists, basing the ranking on factors such as trust, management effectiveness, perks and confidence in the future — assessed via an employee survey conducted by Omaha’s Quantum Workplace. magazine editor in chief James Ledbetter. magazine’s Best Workplaces 2019 appeared first on STRIVR. In the June 2019 issue of Inc.

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A Podcast for Training Magazine

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Here is a summary of the podcas t I recently did with Training magazine Senior Writer Margery Weinstein about a better way to learn. Some trainers confuse slide transitions and bullets and special effects and navigation buttons with meaningful interactivity. Margery Weinstein: When you say "interactivity in training," what are you referring to? VJ: Learners are better engaged when their trainer establishes a two-way dialog. Monolog, as we know, is boring.

Top 7 Traits of Effective Leaders

Your Training Edge

This article explains the top seven traits of effective leaders that you can develop to become a better leader in the future. To become an effective leader, try to share your goals, objectives, and vision within your surroundings and followers.

RIP Training Magazine


Tuesday morning brought the sad, but not surprising, news that 41-year-old Training Magazine will cease publication with its March 2010 issue. From my view, the magazine had been in a downward spiral since its sale by Lakewood Publications to VNU Business Media and then again to Nielsen Business Media. The struggle was evident: Those who subscribed to the print edition over the past few years can attest to its shrinkage from magazine to something more akin to newsletter.


Chief Learning Officer Magazine Owner Acquires Workforce Management Magazine

CLO Magazine

the parent company of Chief Learning Officer magazine, has acquired Workforce Management magazine from Crain Communications Inc. With the acquisition, which took place Monday, Workforce Management will join Chief Learning Officer, Diversity Executive and Talent Management magazines as part of Chicago-based MediaTec’s Human Capital Media Group. With the acquisition, combined readership will exceed 150,000 readers and reach 1.5 million website visitors.

Training Magazine Closes and Now, it appears, So Do the Conferences

Kapp Notes

Just got this in an email: Regrettably, we have some unfortunate news to share with you: The Nielsen Company has made the decision to cease operation of Training magazine and Training magazine Events effective February 26. This will also be our last day with the company. For those of you scheduled to present at our upcoming Training Leadership Summit, we hope that a buyer will step in to continue the brand and that the Summit will go on as planned.

How to build an effective online course

eLearning 24-7

Easy to find information on how to build an effective online course (aka as WBT). courses well or effectively. A course standard does a lot of things, but it is not a factor in terms of you either building a linear course (which is awful) or non-linear (which is why WBT is so effective over ILT). . Uh, not my awful Algebra teacher, but the hierarchy to building an effective online course. I thought it would be easy.

Webinar: How to Use Your eLearning Tools Effectively

eLearning Brothers

But having them and using them effectively are two very different things. Learning how to make the most effective use of the tools you have can make your eLearning design and development process much smoother.

Training Magazine Case Study: How eLearningArt reduced training costs & increased revenue using ProProfs


Training Magazine, a reputed professional development magazine , recently featured a case study on how eLeanringArt created comprehensive employee training programs, using ProProfs, and improved product development as well as saved significant amounts of time and money.

Brain Science and Learning Effectiveness by Bryan Austin


Magazine’s Insights Article. Why is most corporate learning not optimally effective? Like them, I’ve found the issue is not that learning professionals don’t know how to create learning that is challenging enough to be effective. Recap from: Elearning!

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Don’t Underestimate the Effects of Poor Communication

CLO Magazine

This leaves part of the workforce with one less way to connect with one another, reducing the likelihood of effective message delivery. The report found that in addition to its effect on productivity, miscommunication also has a heavy emotional impact on employees.

How Effective is Mandatory Harassment Training?

CLO Magazine

Research into the effectiveness of training is slim, but, as Polefrone said, “Research indicates that at best, [training] hasn’t helped, and at worst, some research studies have indicated that it’s making the situation worse.”

The State of Executive Education

CLO Magazine

Weinstein said if someone is simply trying fill some holes in business fundamentals, there are a lot more cost-effective and time-effective ways to do so than getting an MBA. ” Pillars of Effective Executive Education.

Guest Post: 5 Effective Ways of Maximizing Mobile Tech In Learning Pursuits

Kapp Notes

Based on 2013 Ed Tech Magazine’s data , 94% of college students (18-24 years old) in traditional American colleges own and use mobile devices for academic pursuits.

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How to Integrate Product Knowledge Into Your Launch Curriculum

Bottom-Line Performance

Most importantly, will your reps be ready to effectively sell that new product after a day of information sharing? No matter how effective the courses, games, and in-person activities are, reps are bound to forget certain details without proper reinforcement. It’s here!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Session hosted by Training Magazine. Effective design using PPT as a tool. Organize: outlines headings graphics structure text (compare/contrast, cause/effect, classification order/sequence) Integrate: illustrations with captions animation with narration worked-out examples elaborative questions Take all of the info and make better sense of it for the learner. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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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. “

Black Swans - Barriers to Effective Learning

Lars is Learning

Here's an article I wrote a few weeks back for Learning Technologies magazine which has just been published. It's a fairly long post but if you make it to the end I would welcome your comments. == When unpredictable change becomes the only constant, learning on your own terms is an essential survival skill in these turbulent times, says Lars Hyland. The unthinkable is happening

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. Why is the effectiveness of remediation limited?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. Why is the effectiveness of remediation limited?

The Democratization of Learning

Dashe & Thomson

If I want to learn the effectiveness of my online marketing efforts at a tactical level (Which blog posts have generated the most traffic? Terrence Wing of Learning Solutions Magazine writes about this idea in an article entitled App Fusion: Learner Analysis 2.0.


MediaTec Publishing and Chief Learning Officer Magazine Ranked No. 1 in Leadership Development Programs

CLO Magazine

and Chief Learning Officer magazine (CLO) ranked No. 1 on Leadership Excellence magazine's annual list of the "Best in Leadership Development" for delivering exceptional p "It is especially gratifying to be recognized for providing leadership development that is relevant, resonates with industry practitioners and provides real value," said Norm Kamikow, MediaTec president and editor in chief. "We Chicago, Oct. 12, 2012 — For the second consecutive year, MediaTec Publishing Inc.

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How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces


We have been doodling about the possibilities this learning technique offers while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions.

Looking the Future in the Face

CLO Magazine

Effective digital trainings combined with on-the-job experiences with current leaders is the best way to prepare millennials for future leadership positions,” said Ridner. Marygrace Schumann is a writer in the Chicago area and former editorial intern at Chief Learning Officer magazine.

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. What would be your advice for producing such low cost and effective learning solutions for today’s learners? Learnnovators: You say that learning styles have no significant effect on learning outcomes and that the nature of the content probably dictates its most effective mode of delivery. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

A List of Brain-based Strategies to Create Effective eLearning

SHIFT eLearning

There is a simple way to design effective eLearning courses about any subject: brain-based learning. The Agricultural Education Magazine, 78(4), 18-20 ).

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The State of Executive Education

CLO Magazine

Weinstein said if someone is simply trying fill some holes in business fundamentals, there are a lot more cost-effective and time-effective ways to do so than getting an MBA. ” Pillars of Effective Executive Education.

Creating a Blended Learning Solution for Effective Compliance Training

CommLab India

According to a report published by the E-learning Magazine , nearly 65% of training content delivered online is compliance related. Ensuring the program engages learners effectively. Step 2: Ensuring the program engages learners effectively. “Oh no! What a bother!”,

Learning Your Way Out

CLO Magazine

Through conversation with trusted peers, learning dialogues allow the emergence of social, political and emotional reactions that may be blocking personal development and operating effectiveness.

4 ways to maximize microlearning effectiveness


4 ways to maximize microlearning effectiveness. As the attention span of human beings begins to shrink, and we become more reliant and accustomed to leveraging mobile technology in our everyday lives, condensing and delivering information into smaller formats is more effective.

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The Story Arc Model: Combining Simulation and Story to Create Memorable Learning

Association eLearning

With all of the variables, I was constantly faced with the challenge of how to storyboard and how to make sure the simulation was effective. To control the number of paths, you might create an effective response, a bad response, and an average response path.

Microlearning – A Small Format with a Big Impact

Artisan E-Learning

Keep an eye out for upcoming ATD blogs authored by Artisan E-Learning that further discuss the benefits of microlearning and its effectiveness in organizations of all types. Magazine micro-learning

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

But why is video so much more effective at accelerating innovation than, say, print – or even eLearning? Here’s a quick primer on video as a learning tool from Learning Solutions Magazine.