March, 2018

New Adobe Captivate Advanced Actions and Variables Courses Posted

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you're an Adobe Captivate developer, here are some awesome new classes that are laser- focused on Variables and Advanced Actions. Variables and Actions 101: Quick Start. Variables and Actions 201: Advanced Concepts. Variables and Actions 301: Complex  Variables and Actions 401: Expressions. Each of these 3-hour classes are taught live, online, and are highly interactive. Adobe Captivate

Microlearning for Knowledge Retention

TLC Media Design

Do you consider yourself an instructional designer, developer, teacher, curriculum writer, coach? Whatever your title preference we all have the same goal, not to just write training material, but to have our learners be able to pull out and retain the information that we put in.

The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. However, convincing the CEO that gamification works is a tougher challenge.

How to Take a Learning Experience From Miserable to Memorable

Bottom-Line Performance

Imagine you own a travel business. You decide to specialize in trips to Europe. It’s up to you to define the itinerary and make all decisions regarding what a group will do. Now imagine two groups of travelers and two trip purposes. One trip is for educational purposes.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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Augmented Reality In Social Media, Marketing, Mobile Apps and More


Augmented Reality (AR) in which virtual content is incorporated with real-world scenarios, is an emerging trend in the field of workplace learning and development. It is a way of bridging the gap between real and digital world by superimposing virtual images with the information of real world.

Why Virtual Reality Has a Bright Future in the eLearning World

Origin Learning

Since we are living in the era of technological revolution, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Virtual Reality (VR for short) has become the most popular buzzword in the eLearning domain. VR is described as the next big thing, especially in terms of online learning and corporate training.

Why Training Fails…and What We Can Do About It

eLearning Brothers

Before becoming an instructional designer ten years ago, I was a teacher. As I reflect back on the education courses I took in graduate school, I think of a class that seemed odd at first, but then ended up being one of my favorites. It was called Change Strategies.

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The Mobile Mindset: Designing Great Mobile Learning Experiences (Free eBook)

Bottom-Line Performance

As many of us can attest, it’s difficult to remain on the cutting edge of technology when it comes to training.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Better Feedback for Scenario-Based eLearning Session Trailer

Experiencing eLearning

I’m presenting at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference again this year on “Better Feedback for Scenario-Based eLearning.” ” You can watch a two-minute trailer for my session (if the video isn’t embedded below, watch it on YouTube ).

The Link Between the Employees’ Trust and a Better Work Environment

Your Training Edge

There is a key link that is missing in many modern companies. It leaves gaps and voids between people and inhibits their willingness to work as a team. As a result, levels of employee retention and productivity are taking a nosedive across industry sectors.

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What’s Old is New Again: Board Games & Card Games for Learning

Kapp Notes

There has been an exciting surge in board games and card games for learning. Recently, I wrote about that surge over on LinkedIn in an article titled Board Games and Card Games: Leading the Learning Game Field in 2018.

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Using Decreasing Attention Spans to your Advantage

Origin Learning

We have been constantly bombarded with data-driven reports and survey-results that mark the sharp dip in learner attention-spans. These reports also highlight the reduced attention span among learners in the corporate world.

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.

Go For It – Goal Setting Tips Part 2

eLearning Brothers

By now, you’ve used the steps in the Dream tip to identify your one dream. So what is your one dream? Is it a personal or work-related one? Let’s take a look at how we turn that dream into a goal.

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An Instructional Design Toolkit

Torrance Learning

We’re sharing some of our favorite instructional design techniques here in this toolkit to support new instructional designers or “old” ones who want to sharpen their saw (pun completely intended). Why a toolkit?

A 10-Step Guide to Creating Your Own eLearning Course


eLearning courses have rapidly become an increasingly popular form of online content. The Google search term alone now pings back nearly 16 million results. However, that doesn’t mean that everything is covered.

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Learning vs. Training, What is the Difference?

Your Training Edge

A good educational process must consist of both training and learning. However, many people do not see clearly difference between these two activities and treat them as synonyms. But it is very important for a person to differentiate to be able to choose one of them.

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Resources from ATD Core 4 Presentation In Philadelphia

Kapp Notes

Here are the slides and some resources related to my Core4 ATD my presentation “Thinking Like a Game Designer” Here are the slides: Beyond Gamification: Thinking Like a Game Designer from Karl Kapp. Here’s how to make notes right in PowerPoint.

Why the next-gen learning and development is all about workforce engagement


Join the new webinar by Docebo & Aberdeen: How to Make Learning and Development Second Nature. In 2018, employee learning and development (L&D) is changing to meet a growing end-user demand for a more reflexive use case.

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Lectora Layouts Rich With the Luck of the Irish

eLearning Brothers

Saint Patrick’s Day is approaching and that means it’s time to infuse your Lectora eLearning layouts with Irish charm—and maybe a pot of gold at the end. And if you can’t get the budget for a pot of gold, a bowl of Lucky Charms is pretty much the same thing…right?

Start-up growth Challenge

Challenge to Learn

Being CEO of a start-up with triple-digit growth. Every start-up goes through several life stages. At some point, it stops being a start-up and becomes a “scale-up” company instead. That time has come for Easygenerator. This means my role as a CEO is changing significantly.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

You can use Twitter to get new ideas to do your work in a better way

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Would you like to show off at work with great ideas? This week I did some intakes for a course about learning technologies which is starting next Monday and I realized that actually very few people are using Twitter.

Persuasion and Influence Are Part of Foundations of Leadership

Your Training Edge

The sixth foundation of leadership is Persuasion and Influence. Let’s find out what each of these critical actions is – and then talk about why they are so important. Persuasion is a combination of actions that can help people agree to or at least see a new viewpoint.

Fresh faces

Clive on Learning

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Emerging Scope Of E-Learning & Development In The Utility Sector


In today’s modern scenario, most of the companies in the Utility industry deliver customized e-learning solutions to cater to the needs of all. Exponential changes in the core digital technologies have accelerated the scope of innovation.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

Go For It! Goal Setting Tips – Part 1

eLearning Brothers

We already know how important setting goals is. But sometimes you make goals at the beginning of the year and then forget to continuously act on them.

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Introducing Docebo 7.4


Design, adapt, build, and manage your learner’s unique needs. We are excited to announce the release of Docebo 7.4, that gives you the power to design, build and manage any page or menu of your learning platform, in minutes, adapting them to the unique needs of your diverse learner groups.

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Clark Quinn

Ok, so this may be small news, but it’s still news (and I , at least, am excited!). I’ve previously mentioned my forthcoming book: Millennials, Goldfish, and other Training Misconceptions: Debunking Learning Myths and Superstitions. It’s not out yet, though you can preorder.

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