2020

Designing Engaging Digital Learning Podcast

Experiencing eLearning

I had the great pleasure of having an extended conversation with Keith Quinn for the SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) Learncast. Recording this podcast on learning was genuinely a highlight of my week.

5 Learning Myths, Debunked

LearnDash

Whether you’re designing a course or giving learners study advice, don’t let these myths lead you astray. Many instructors get started in online education because they want to share their expertise with the world.

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The next normal

E-Learning Provocateur

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new normal for L&D professionals as millions of people were sent home to work remotely.

E-learning Activities That Don’t Suck!

Spark Your Interest

There’s a lot of boring e-learning out there. If you’ve been guilty of this in the past you have no excuses now. Start by creating better e-learning activities. In our article, “The Dummies Guide to Developing Online Learning” we listed several e-learning activities.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Coronavirus Update

CourseArc

A Letter to CourseArc Clients, We know that our clients are champions of high-quality online learning and are already creating and deploying online content for your learners. As CourseArc users, you are already e-learning trailblazers and most likely will have an easier transition to fully online.

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Dear Designer: What Type of ID Are You?

Allen Interactions

“Dear Designer” is a new blog series on orienting novic e practitioners to the discipline of instructional design and learning experience design. Instructional Design Instructional Design Training Allen Academy Instructional Designer

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How can employers support online learning? Think differently!

Jane Hart

Here is the text of a short talk I gave to the Institute of Learning & Management‘s Virtual Conference, Online Learning: Challenges and Solutions on Friday 22 May. Modern Workplace Learning

Apply These Motivational Design Principles to Every Online Course

Client Engagement Academy

Let me ask you a question: “Are you a finisher or a quitter? Now be honest here. Think back through your life at all the things you’ve started. Maybe you started college or piano lessons or a diet or an online course. Did you finish?

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Virtual Classroom Tool Tips: Chat, Breakout Rooms, and more!

InSync Training

What do platforms like Webex Training, Zoom, Adobe Connect, and Microsoft Teams have in common? They all include a variety of virtual classroom tools !

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin will discuss learnings from their recent study, and share her insights on the state of Customer Education. They'll dig into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

Top 4 Use Cases Of LMS For Training Retail Workforce

Gyrus

Understanding the major Use Cases of an LMS for Retail training is important for retail outlets that wish to boost the productivity of their retail workforce

Streamlining Branching Scenario Planning and Design

Experiencing eLearning

This week, I was originally scheduled to be at the Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. The eLearning Guild wisely canceled that conference due to the pandemic. I’m sad to miss seeing so many folks, but it was absolutely the right choice for the Guild to cancel and keep everyone safe.

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Capterra Names LearnDash in Top 20 for Training Software

LearnDash

We’re still the best LMS for WordPress. Capterra recently released a list of the top-ranked training software on their site, and we made the cut! For years, Capterra has been a buyer’s guide for software.

Why Gamification for Onboarding/New Hire Training Works

Dashe & Thomson

The first, and perhaps most important, outcome of new hire training is an employee who feels integrated into the team and believes that their role has purpose. To develop a sense of welcome and value, a new employee needs to experience the part they will play in the bigger story.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

Even before Covid-19 took the world by storm, the World Health Organization (WHO) knew e-learning for health was important. In a 2013 study WHO claimed that more available e-learning for healthcare was to be a major focus.

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6 more examples of Augmented Reality

E-Learning Provocateur

Busted any ghosts lately?

Experimenting with conference design

Clark Quinn

As part of coping in this time of upheaval, I’m trying different things. Which isn’t new, but there seem to be more innovations to tap into. In addition to teaching a course on mobile learning, I’m one of the speakers at a new online event.

What are Short Sims?

Allen Interactions

Role plays. Flight simulators. Sports scrimmages. Computer games. Wargames. Erector sets. Group challenges. Acting workshops. Moot courts. These great learning experiences have a few things in common. They are all “Learning to do.” And they all get us to Short Sims.

The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

L&D in Lockdown: What’s taking place?

Jane Hart

There’s been a lot written about schools having to adapt almost overnight to a digital world when lockdown was thrust upon them. And from conversations with family and friends, schools seem to have taken very different approaches to this.

Developing Online Programs Efficiently and Effectively

CourseArc

We are facing unprecedented challenges with the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As entire departments and schools migrate to virtual classes, there is an increasing demand for online learning and working.

Build the map that lets your learners Discover, Coach & Share

Docebo

Learning is an ongoing discovery. One that takes us down winding learning paths and allows us to uncover exciting new insights. Can you even begin to imagine the wealth of knowledge that is out there waiting to be discovered?

How to Use Online Training During a Home Quarantine

ej4 eLearning

Companies are temporarily closing brick and mortar offices and having employees work from home in efforts to slow the transmission of COVID-19. This raises new issues around productivity, communications, and processes.

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Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

Instructional Story Design: Book Review

Experiencing eLearning

Rance Greene’s new book, Instructional Story Design: Develop Stories that Train , provides a systematic process for creating stories for training. Even if you don’t consider yourself a storyteller, you can create stories to support learning with this book. Example stories.

How Will Covid-19 Affect the Future of Online Education?

LearnDash

The pandemic has put online education in the spotlight and under the magnifying glass. The emergence of the novel coronavirus has initiated an abrupt shift around the globe toward online education. For many, the transition has been rocky.

Use Brain Science to Improve Your Online Courses

Client Engagement Academy

I’ve seen more entrepreneurs jumping on the online course bandwagon lately. And, time and time again, most of them make the same mistake. They figure creating an extraordinary course comes down to a mix of business savvy and subject matter expertise.

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Using xAPI data to view Assessment results – Use Case

Adult Learning with Technology

As part of the development and introduction of xAPI into a large organisation, it can always be a challenge to provide the benefits. I’d like to share with you how. Apps and Tools for eLearning eLearning Learning Analytics xAPI Experience API

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Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.