January, 2019

What is Adult Learning Theory and Why Is It Important?

ej4 eLearning

We often take for granted that people know how to learn. After all, we all had to learn while in school, right? But that can be a dangerous attitude to take when it comes to corporate training initiatives.

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Sharing Freely: Learning & Development Resolutions for 2019

Dashe & Thomson

Henry Kingman Instructional Designer. My resolution for 2019 as an instructional designer is to always go one step further. Whether I’m brainstorming solutions, designing meaningful interactions, or reviewing my content, I’m going to take one extra step to make sure I have the best version possible.

You Have the Power, Don’t Give it Away

Learning Rebels

What is power? Looking at the standard definition we see this: “ the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events “ However, the word, “power” often triggers negative emotions of a person or process leveraging against us.

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E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2019

E-Learning Provocateur

Guess what… it’s less than a year to the iconic “2020” I wonder what will emerge in the lead-up to this futuristic milestone for so many talkfests gone by. Now is the time for action and I sincerely hope our PD calendar is dominated by demonstrations and showcases.

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

4 Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load in eLearning

Tim Slade

When designing and developing an eLearning course, it’s easy to stuff it with all of the required content and push it to your learners.

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E-learning in the Banking Industry: Drive Innovation & Boost Business Growth – Video Blog

G-Cube

The banking sector has a huge scope in the current business scenario. It is a vertical market where technological innovation and workforce upskilling are of utmost importance.

How To: Get your Employees, Partners & Customers Motivated to Learn

Docebo

Motivating your learners by nurturing learning engagement. It’s a problem learning and development (L&D) sees time and time again. Learning programs don’t connect with learner needs or fail to engage learners. .

Going Global: The Winning Formula for Virtual Training and Blended Learning Success

InSync Training

A global training implementation is much more complex than a blended learning solution designed for one country or for one region.

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Year in Review in Learning - 2018

The Performance Improvement Blog

As I usually do at this time of year, I’ve selected five blog posts from the past year that seem to have had the most interest from readers.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

3 New Year’s Resolutions for a Successful eLearning Career

Tim Slade

While the New Year’s is a great time to set some personal resolutions, it’s also a good idea to add some professional resolutions to your list.

Learning objectives: Our frenemy

Making Change

“Never design anything without first writing the learning objectives.” ” We all know this. It’s a useful rule, but only when the objectives are useful. And there’s the problem — conventional learning objectives can work against us.

Diving into the Emerging Scope of Learning Games for Workplace Training at the Game Developer Conference 2018 – Part 1

G-Cube

One of the most promising things about technological changes is that it happens at a very fast pace. This is perhaps one of the primary reasons which contribute towards advancements in e-learning strategies and the way modern learners interact during the program.

The Evolution of Enterprise Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]

Docebo

See what the new generation of enterprise learning looks like in this infographic.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Moving to a New URL

Experiencing eLearning

I have migrated my blog to christytuckerlearning.com. I had been at christytucker.wordpress.com since 2006, but it’s time to move to my own site where I have more control. One change will be the permalink structure.

How Long Should Videos Be for E-Learning?

LearnDash

Videos are an essential aspect of online education. But how long is too long? And how short is too short? If your video strategy for creating course videos was to tape a lecture and throw it online, it’s unlikely many of your learners are staying till the end. If they are, they’re probably pausing it mid-stream and coming back to it later. Because a forty-five-minute lecture is more than what the average learner can process in one sitting. And no, it’s not because attention spans are shrinking.

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3 Trends That Will Impact the 2019 Online Learning Platform Market

TOPYX LMS

The growth of the 2019 eLearning market will be incredible. It’s estimated that the market will grow at a 5 percent compound annual growth rate between now and 2024, at which point it will likely exceed $200 billion, according to Training Magazine.

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A New Year & A New Look to TimSlade.com

Tim Slade

Well, it’s finally 2019! And I don’t know about you, but I did not make it to midnight. I was actually pretty tired, so I decided to tuck myself in rather early. You see, over this past weekend, I’ve been working non-stop to implement a complete redesign of my website and portfolio.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Game-based Learning for Corporate Training: A Promising Trend for Today & Tomorrow – Part 2

G-Cube

Sometimes, people confuse the term ‘gamification’ with serious games. The former is all about applying gaming mechanics with non-gaming context to encourage learners to participate more and retain for long. Serious games utilize conventional gaming techniques related to serious concepts.

5 Ways Informal Learning Gets Learners Engaged and Excited

Docebo

Informal learning encourages learning in the flow of work – here are 5 ways to help you make it happen. When was the last time you or someone at your company took part in an in-person, instructor-led L&D activity?

A Two-Pronged Approach to Building Learner Engagement

InSync Training

How do we engage the modern learner ? This loaded question generates answers ranging from design, delivery, implementation, learning environment consideration. Those are all legitimate answers!

How Will New Technologies Change E-Learning in 2019?

LearnDash

The newest trends are increasingly powerful, and with the potential to change the industry in a big way. From machine learning to virtual reality , the past year has seen some incredible technological advances. Tools that had formerly lived only in premier R&D laboratories are beginning to trickle into the mainstream. As these technologies become more accessible, the ramifications they have on the e-learning community will become ever more intense.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

How To Make Your eLearning Programs Better With Totara Learn Reporting

Lambda Solutions

Analytics from the learning data gathered by your Totara Learn LMS (or any other Learning Management System) can allow you to uncover powerful insights about the eLearning programs you have implemented.

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How Retail Companies Can Reduce Employee Turnover

TOPYX LMS

The retail sector sees more turnover than any other, except for the technology industry. 1 In 2018, one-third of HR and compensation professionals at 53 retailers reported an 81 percent turnover rate among their combined 2 million employees, according to Retail Dive.

Game-based Learning is the Popular Buzzword for Diverse Industries – Part 4

G-Cube

On the whole, game-based learning will remain the popular buzzword in the future also, with an increased level of collaboration, fun and excitement in the modern workplace environment.

Employee-generated Learning is now mainstream

Challenge to Learn

The main takeaway for me looking back on 2018 is that our approach of Employee-generated Learning (EGL) is becoming more and more mainstream. Let me explain why this is the case.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.