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Writing Mistakes and Consequences

Experiencing eLearning

In my previous post, I explained how I write the ideal path for a branching scenario first. Once that is complete, I write the mistakes or errors and consequences for those choices. First, Draft One Alternate Path to Its Conclusion. I start writing a single alternate path from beginning to end.

My Professional Learner’s Toolkit

Clark Quinn

My colleague, Harold Jarche, recently posted about his professional learning toolkit, reflecting our colleague Jane Hart’s post about a Modern Learner’s Toolkit. It’s a different cut through the top 10 tools. So I thought I’d share mine, and my reflections.

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Top 10 Gamification Examples in Everyday Life


While many people are probably unable to define “gamification,” most have unknowingly experienced it – likely every single day.

A Simple Model for Converting ILT to Engaging eLearning

eLearning Brothers

If you’re an e-learning designer, chances are you’re often asked to take existing instructor-led (classroom) training and put it online. Chances are also good that no one’s ever told you how to do that.

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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In Real Life: Building Trust from Behind the Scenes by JD Dillon

Learning Solutions Magazine

How do you go about building trust in an audience that may have been disappointed by past L&D offerings? Start by getting. back to the basics. Management Performance Support Training Strategies

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Augmented Reality – A New Dawn of Possibilities in Online Training / eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Augmented Reality – sounds like high-tech si-fi phenomenon. Isn’t it? Every new invention takes its place in our daily lives giving us a similar experience. In the beginning, it astonishes and makes us a passive observant. But as time passes, we start sensing its obvious presence in our environment.

Driving learning program adoption: Demand the right content (part 2)


In Part One of this three-part series , I wrote about the value of driving the adoption of your learning program and that there are three keys to success in doing this: 1) the solution 2) the content 3) the learning ecosystem. Part One focused on the right LMS, so take a read if you haven’t yet.

5 Tips on How to Effectively Onboard and Train your Seasonal Employees


The holiday season is just around the corner. Many businesses around the world need extra help when it comes to the expected influx of customers during this time of the year. Businesses, especially those in the retail sector, need to hire seasonal employees to accommodate higher customer demands.

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.

1st Guild Executive Forum Is a Resounding Success by Susan Jacobs

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild presented its first Executive Forum for 42 senior L&D leaders, who attended educational sessions and made. valuable connections. Management Professional Development

Is GDPR the most annoying abbreviation for business?


Take a closer look at GDPR. What do you need to know? Should you be worried? Learning Management System


4 Strategies For Successfully Working With Subject-Matter Experts

Clarity Consultants

Subject Matter Experts (or SMEs) are critical to helping your team and your business understand some of the more technical aspects of the work everyone contributes to day in and day out. While they are an important part of the mix, sometimes working with SMEs can be a bit of a challenge. The post 4 Strategies For Successfully Working With Subject-Matter Experts appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Learning and Development. Project Management Subject Matter Experts

Transitioning from the military to civilian workforce


Find out how veteran Lee Moreland leveraged The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University to gain the certifications he needed to be successful after his military experience. IT skills training Veteran

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

Unleashing Superheroes Case Study: Richard Culpin

Growth Engineering

Creating a strong team culture full of engaged and productive employees is a priority for most business leaders today.

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making.


Grovo Secures Microlearning Trademark by Susan Jacobs

Learning Solutions Magazine

Grovo has secured a registered trademark on Microlearning. The idea of a “microlearning” trademark is sparking animated. discussions in the L&D industry. Learning Systems Management

Thinking like a Knowledge Worker

The E-Learning Curve

Returning again to a topic I looked at recently, here's some insights to thinking like a knowledge worker Continue Reading → The post Thinking like a Knowledge Worker appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Knowledge Work Organizational Learning Workplace Learning approaches to learning constructivist learning e-learning knowledge worker mindmap performance enhancement

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

All lies and jests.

Learning with e's

Image from Pixabay I was intrigued to read a blog post by Tim Holt that was written in response to my own recent post on teachers and technology.

Devlearn 2017: The Future is Here (recap)

Tom Spiglanin

DevLearn 2017 Recap. Through airport security screening, I look for food service near my departure gate. The Chophouse and Brewery it is. I spot the one remaining seat at the bar and squeeze in, order my drink and food, and begin to unwind.

Using Brain Science to Improve Learning

Adobe Captivate

Do you find it easier to learn something new, from scratch, or build on existing knowledge? Most of us would find it easier to build on knowledge that we already have. This is because remembering new things is easier if we can connect it to things we already know and remember. Let’s look at his in more detail…. Neuroscientists have discovered that the brain levers four variables during the learning process. These are; attention (A), generation (G), emotion (E), and spacing (S).

Gamification: Combining Fun and Learning in Millennial Onboarding

CommLab India

This blog gives training managers the reasons to use gamification in millennial onboarding. eLearning Design Gamification

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

Modern Learners: Built to Observe

InSync Training

Did you know that more than 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute? Yes, YouTube has significantly changed the way we access and process learning. For many of us, instead of reading through an instruction manual, we search YouTube for a video that will guide us through “how to.” We can watch these over and over again, pausing where we need to look closer or to better understand what the subject matter expert is trying to get across.

Tune into your learners needs and deliver on-demand content


‘I need help now’ is not a cry for learning (if it ever was). Many jobs or tasks don’t require a great deal of ‘capability’ to be learned. They just require the most appropriate information or instruction at the point of need that can then be forgotten and summoned again if required. Think checklists, aide memoires, FAQs, watchouts, how-to videos, top tips, flow charts, decision trees, animations, and infographics.


New Grovo CLO Takes the Helm by Susan Jacobs

Learning Solutions Magazine

Grovo welcomes new CLO Summer Salomonsen to its professional team. The L&D veteran will focus on content. strategy. Learning Systems Management

Learning Pathways: How to Fill Your Industry’s Skills Gap

WBT Systems

If you ever hiked up a mountain without the help of a trail, you know how frustrating and, sometimes, dangerous it can be. You might head off along a ridge in the wrong direction or end up at the bottom of cliff with no way up. A well-marked trail helps hikers get up a mountain efficiently and safely—and well-marked learning pathways helps learners achieve professional goals efficiently too.

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.