May Newsletter 2017

Global eTraining

This year you’ll see security enhancements and better integration with other technologies to help you work more efficiently. Global eTraining has developed a brand-new, up-to-date library of Bluebeam training courses to ensure that all AEC professionals are trained thoroughly and effectively.

Handling a hack: Data security elearning

Sponge UK

Preparation There are many types of cyber security breaches. The highest profile examples tend to be outside agents attacking or stealing secure data, but perhaps more common are simple lapses in protocol or mistakes in securing data.

Security for WordPress Websites with Kathy Zant from Wordfence Security Plugin


Learn about security for WordPress websites with Kathy Zant from Wordfence security plugin in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Security is incredibly important. Website security is like an insurance plan. ” So, WordPress is secure.

Generic versus bespoke cyber security training: What’s the best for you?

Sponge UK

Cyber security affects everyone. High profile businesses are victims of malicious hacks, but more frequently data security breaches occur due to normal staff making avoidable mistakes. How much of your data security is off the shelf? How many staff need cyber security training?

The Case for Documentation

The Learning Dispatch

Security can be a concern, of course—there needs to be a balance. And, as a bonus, you’ll be able to identify trouble spots and address them, making documentation more effective in the long run. Course Development General Instructional Design Learning Dispatch Newsletter Commentary

Four Principles for Effective Training Systems

Interactive Services

Matt runs Radical Compliance , a website and newsletter devoted to corporate compliance, audit, and risk management issues that he launched 2016. Worse: none of those losses had to do with IT security. In other words, this was a failure of effective training.

Choosing a Training Method: 3 Things to Consider

The Learning Dispatch

When choosing a training method, the approach that I’ve found most effective is to start with the goal of the training event and work backward. Then formal, in-person, group-based training might be the most effective option. General L&D Fundamentals Newsletter Feature

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” Let us know what learning and development topics are most helpful to you, then s ubscribe to the Learning Dispatch newsletter today.

The benefits of responsive learning

Sponge UK

The module focuses on cyber security and is designed to work on any platform which has a web browser. In our cyber security example a learner could bookmark the relevant course and return to it if they have a query about an email they’ve received. Cost effective.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co)

Mark Oehlert

and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard » July 15, 2008 "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) Do you work for the " Overmanaged Organization "? July 15, 2008 in Research | Permalink Technorati Tags : Booz , simulator TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?


LMS training tools allow companies to replace in-person training with online training, which is generally more effective, less expensive and preferred by learners. Companies that want to find a cost-effective, all-inclusive LMS should seek an SaaS eLearning system with NO per-user fees.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J. Habgood

Mark Oehlert

» November 20, 2007 Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J. However, this thesis proposes an alternative viewpoint that identifies gameplay mechanisms or game mechanics as more critical to effective integration than fantasy.

How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning

Origin Learning

Of course, they come at a cost, and a huge one at that, but the main advantage they provide is being a one-time investment to deliver the most effective form of training in a completely secure manner. Subscribe to our newsletter for best learning solutions & practices.

Mobile Learning for Healthcare Professionals

Origin Learning

These apps cater to a variety of subjects such as mental and psychological health, drug prescription and safety as well as potential drug interactions, decision support tool for physicians, nurses, students, medical calculators and scoring tools, HIPAA-secure communication tools, etc.

Why Cybersecurity is an Every-Employee Initiative


Cybersecurity is no longer just a security issue for the IT department. Because the most serious security threat to any organization is its people! Websites : Only visit secure websites – especially if they require a password or financial information. Edward Snowden and the NSA.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | January 18, 2018

Mike Taylor

I’m looking for great people and organizations who understand that effective learning isn’t about the latest fad or trendy new tools and are more concerned with making a real impact than filling seats and checking boxes. For added security, set an expiration on the file and it is.

How We Successfully Onboarded 12 New Hires in Two Weeks


The programme is a set of online intro and training modules in the eloomi platform where they meet their new leadership team in short videos, get an impression of the company culture and become compliant with the IT security policy.

How has your elearning changed the world?

Sponge UK

Sometimes miss judged learning theories can waste time and negatively impact peoples ability to learn effectively. Data security is a popular theme for elearning and the skills it teaches can help protect sensitive data in peoples work and home lives.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « All Hail the Cult of the Amateur!! Sign me up for a lifetime membership! Main | Alternative and Activist Search Engines » June 21, 2007 Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer?

How Quiz Maker Can Help Businesses to Generate Leads


Create a short, fun quiz or survey and put it on your homepage replacing the typical ‘subscribe to my newsletter’ feature. It isn’t enough for your website visitors to subscribe to your newsletter. How does your cyber security maturity rank against your peers?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

"In order to design educational games that remain effective as bothgames and as learning objects, it is necessary to understand howsuccessful games teach. However, the best games are designed for entertainment and noteducation, and while they teach effectively, their designs are notexpressed in educational terms that could be used by designers ofinstructional games.

How elearning games tap into the Minecraft factor

Sponge UK

In response to this challenge, the UK government is turning to the popular computer game Minecraft to find and recruit talent to work in the cyber security industry. It’s part of the Cyber Security Challenge UK , which aims to find potential employees through the use of games.

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Marketing Your eLearning Initiative - Email


Email is a simple and effective way to distribute information about your elearning program. For example, if your sales team recently took a series of sales training courses and then saw a higher close rate the next month, highlight that win in your company newsletter or communications.

Interview with an Expert: Emilio Arocho, Director of Technology and Digital Strategy at FDLI

Blue Sky eLearn

It takes more effort, and it doesn’t always connect immediately with a positive business outcome, but doing this helps my organization navigate the winds of change effectively. And there are business cases where stability is rightly an absolute top priority (especially situations involving security, privacy, health and safety). Maybe you want to try running an entirely virtual event for the first time, or maybe you want to A/B test a bold change to your member newsletter.

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. Videos can be shared securely and are easy to manage and track.

The Importance of Using Roles When Developing Learning

The Learning Dispatch

If someone serves in the role of instructional designer, I expect that person to know what makes learning effective , the best way to reach learners , etc. This commentary originally appeared in our Learning Dispatch newsletter.

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5 Ways To Use Microlearning In Compliance Training

EI Design

It uses rich media formats (notably videos), and different nuggets in a given learning path can have different formats that can present the content more effectively. Microlearning can be used in compliance training to effectively provide following offerings: Higher engagement.

5 Ways To Use Microlearning In Compliance Training

Adobe Captivate

It uses rich media formats (notably videos), and different nuggets in a given learning path can have different formats that can present the content more effectively. Microlearning can be used in compliance training to effectively provide following offerings: Higher engagement.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


Secure and Reliable. More specifically, it allows you to share photos and videos that are accompanied with cool special movement effects and music accompaniment. In this interactive environment, you can add short texts, images and photos, sounds, video and a range of special effects that are necessary to create an online multimedia presentation. It offers the ability to create newsletters and easy options on social sharing for Facebook, Twitter etc. Get our newsletter!

How Technology Partners Help Associations Comply with GDPR

WBT Systems

GDPR—the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation—went into effect on May 25, 2018. An EU citizen with a Gmail address who signs up for a newsletter or downloads a PDF. The people who use your LMS or subscribe to a newsletter have voluntarily entered a mutually beneficial relationship with you, that’s true, but relationships change. Security should always be a focus for your technology partners. Time’s up!

Helping Consultants, Experts, and Coaches Smash Through Personal and Professional Plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn


An effective strategy Chris shares for taking down those roadblocks is to embrace that you don’t know everything and may not even be asking the right questions. Subscribe to our newsletter for updates, developments, and future episodes of LMScast.

Chief Learning Officer Unveils This Year's Top Companies for Workforce Development

CLO Magazine

Widely recognized as the industry’s most meaningful and comprehensive standard for effective L&D practices, the LearningElite is the only peer-reviewed benchmarking program developed in collaboration with chief learning officers and senior workforce development practitioners. AlliedBarton Security Services. G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. Dana Point, Calif.,

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The elearning attention span: How long should your project be?


So, instead of “Cyber Security,” it could be something like “Phishing attacks are on the increase: learn how to keep us safe.” . In this series of articles, we will share insights into the data we have collected and reflect on what this might mean for effective digital learning strategies.

Don’t take the stabilisers off too soon! Extend your induction

Sponge UK

It can be made available securely outside of the organisation and is accessible on any device, giving new hires plenty of chances to get started. Discuss a project Subscribe to our newsletter .

With a little help from our friends: the services we use to build our business


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