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Successful Mobile Training Strategy

8 Steps To Create and Develop an Effective Mobile Training Strategy

While face-to-face instructor-lead training used to be the “norm”, today mobile training has become an increasingly popular method of skill set and knowledge development. Training and development managers are beginning to see the endless potential of mobile training. That is because mobile training not only offers learners the ability to learn on-the-go, but also allows them to gain immediate access to information whenever and wherever they really need it.

4 eLearning Skills to Master This Summer

4 eLearning Skills to Master This Summer

Summer is upon us and most of us are enjoying the warm weather, the summer activities and most importantly, the freedom from the strict schedule that school provides. There is no reason to waste these free summer months, though. Here are 4 eLearning skills that you can work on mastering over the summer.

Get Off the Gamification Struggle Bus

Get Off the Gamification Struggle Bus

Why are you using learning games? Because they’re fun? Or because they’re effective? It might seem like everyone is into gamification these days; former Vice President Al Gore has even said that “gamification is the new normal.”

How To Effectively Convert Face-To-Face Instructor-Led Training Into Online Training

How To Effectively Convert Face-To-Face Instructor-Led Training Into Online Training

We have been using the power of stories in professional learning for several years now.

I am going to share a case study that highlights how we effectively converted face-to-face Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to online training learning using storytorial as our learning strategy. What is really interesting is that the aimed business gain that was evading us during the ILT training was met after we made this story based online conversion.

Muddling Through Moodle

Muddling Through Moodle

For a company considering an LMS solution, spending $100,000 annually can cause sticker shock. In return, the organization receives an untried delivery channel to host, track, and report on the training content delivered to employees, distribution channels, and customers. Alternatively, many Software as a Service (SAS) LMS solutions have a cost-per-registered user model that seems affordable when you have a limited number of users, but can ramp up to be a very pricey annual expense if you have a large user base.

Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies For 2014

Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies For 2014

Driven by a high volume of requests by HR Managers and Training Directors, last August we published the Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies for 2013. Since eLearning Industry is rapidly evolving, it is high time to publish the Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies for 2014. Surprisingly enough, the resemblance between the two lists is weak; 7 out of 10 companies included in the Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies for 2014 are new additions!

Blended Learning Models

Mix It Up with Blended Learning

Tired of the same old next-driven online training snooze fest? Well, mix it up! Blended learning can be very beneficial to your employees - and a welcome break from mindlessly clicking through a training course alone at their desks. Combining online and in-person learning creates a collaborative learning experience and allows for open communication.

Manage Subject Matter Expert Time Like an E-Learning Pro

E-Learning Secrets: Managing Subject Matter Expert Time, Part One

From an Instructional Designer’s perspective, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are the e-learning team MVPs. They bring the valuable expertise and insights, those raw materials that can be transformed into thought-provoking scenarios and engaging activities. Yet they are also often highly respected players with demanding jobs in the business, with little experience developing e-learning. How can you manage and maximize your SME’s time like an e-learning pro? In this two-part series, we’ll show you how.