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This Week’s Best eLearning News and Articles (Issue 194)

Corporate Trainer Guide To Mobile Learning Implementation
Mobile Learning (mLearning) is the future… and the future is now! With nearly 300 million mobile subscriptions in the United States alone, learners expect to have access to content anytime and anyplace throughout their day.

5 Common Mistakes When Shifting From Face-To-Face To Online Learning
Here are 5 common mistakes to avoid if you’re making the shift from face-to-face to online learning.

Measuring Informal Learning Metrics That Matter
According to Brandon Hall Group, 60% of organizations are “not at all effective” when it comes to measuring informal learning. Learn why measuring informal learning is so important for your online corporate training programs and how your organization can start to do so using your LMS.

Effective Leadership in a Multigenerational Workforce
Leading a team in a multigenerational workforce is difficult and presents obstacles to interpersonal relationships. These challenges can take the form of different life experiences, standards and expectations, and opposing ideas of what the workplace should be like.

Onboarding and the Digital Workplace
The onboarding process is crucial for new employees—not only does it offer their first glimpse into the company’s structure and their role in that structure, it gives them access to the resources that they’ll need to accomplish their tasks.

6 Reasons Why Companies Are Getting Serious About Serious Games
Imagine asking them to go through a two-hour long training sitting at one place! Even if they agree to it, it will be a sheer waste of their time as they will not remember a thing!

3 Killer Examples On How You Can Use Microlearning, Gamification, And Social Learning To Engage Millennials In The Workplace
With the increasing millennial workforce, organizations are re-evaluating their existing learning strategies. In this article, I showcase 3 examples (featuring microlearning, gamification, and social learning) that you can use to engage Millennials in the workplace.

Training Αnd Corporate Identity: 4 Ways To Leverage Your Brand In Training
If you want a workforce that fits with your vision and values, branding your training is something you can’t afford not to do.

4 Questions To Consider When Selecting Training Management Software
How do you decide which training management software package is the best for you and your business? We have the 4 big questions you need to ask yourself during the planning stages to make sure you make the right decision!

4 Deadly LMS Selection Traps You Must Be Aware Of
Are you thinking of replacing your old Learning Management System? Perhaps you’re already in the process of investigating solutions? Choosing the right Learning Management System can be quite a demanding and complicated endeavor. As such, there are certain LMS selection traps you should be aware of beforehand to make an informed decision.

The Power Of On-Demand Workforce Education
See how on-demand companies’ innovative platforms have created an entirely new economy powered by a new model of workforce education.

From Zero To Hero: Getting Started With Custom TalentLMS Styling
Harnessing the power of CSS to create your very own custom eLearning portal may seem like a daunting task but we promise it isn’t. To that end, jump into the basics of CSS and in a few short minutes you’ll know so much more than you expect!

Conducting A Successful Soft Skills Training Program: 4 Crucial Aspects You Cannot Overlook
Soft skills are a prerequisite in almost every corporate position. Although we sometimes take soft skills for granted, reality has shown that many employees lack them. Fortunately though, there is a way to help employees develop soft skills, or at least improve them.

Convert Lengthy Courses To Micro Modules: Why And How
Great things come in small packages and the same holds true in corporate training. Today’s business demands focused, targeted learning, at the point of need. Read this article to know how you can redesign lengthy online courses as effective micro modules that engage your learners.

Encouraging Innovation Through Digital Transformation: Reaching Benefits Of Technology In Learning
The impact of digitization is tremendous and is seen in all industries bringing about a disruption of existing business models through new technology. Thus businesses today have to open up their minds to innovation and continuous learning.

Corporate Training In SharePoint
SharePoint is known for many things, especially for its content management and collaboration features. Some might call SharePoint ‘the O.C.’ of Microsoft, but don’t let that fool you. If you’re part of the 80% of businesses that currently have SharePoint, it’s worth considering the training capabilities at your disposal that rival any Learning Management System.

4 Ways Predictive Learning Analytics Decreases Ineffective Learning
Predictive Learning Analytics can help make your online learning programs better at changing job behaviors and reduce ineffective learning.

9 Tips To Integrate Corporate eLearning Blogs Into Sales Online Training
Could your remote sales team benefit from social learning? In this article, I’ll share 9 tips to incorporate corporate eLearning blogs into your current sales online training program.

The 70:20:10 Methodology – Part 3
The third part of a series of articles about the 70:20:10 methodology for Learning and Development.

5 Ways Content Marketing Can Help You Generate B2B Leads
You can’t use standard marketing tactics like shopper marketing to drum up B2B leads. But, is it really possible to find new customers using online marketing methods?

Top 10 In Demand Instructional Designer Skills
Instructional Design candidates are expected to possess most of these traits and abilities by the most active hiring companies today. How do you stack up as a Learning and Development job seeker?

eLearning Jobs

Associate Vice Provost, Online And Distance Education
The Associate Vice Provost (AVP) will articulate and carry out the vision for online and distance education at LSU as a seamless and fully accessible network of learning opportunities.

eLearning/LMS Specialist
USA Football’s E-learning/LMS specialist is responsible for working directly with the football education team to build best in class online courses.

Sr. e-Learning Consultant
Produce dynamic, technology-enabled learning through eLearning, mobile and virtual (augmented reality) delivery formats. Act as a resource to department managers and staff to identify development needs and identify potential solutions.

E-learning Solution Specialist – Proposal Writer
PulseLearning is an award-winning Global learning providers with a client list that includes many of the “who’s who” in the Technology, Finance, Retail, Hospitality, Health and Defence sectors.

Instructional Designer-Full Time Tenure
This position will coordinate all activities in the Technology, Education, and Collaboration Center (TECC). This includes working with faculty on the design and development of accessible instructional content for all courses with an emphasis on support for online and hybrid deliveries, and conducting research on emerging technologies for use in an academic setting.

eLearning Press Releases

Build An Immersive Compliance Training Strategy With EI Design’s Unbeatable Offer!
Don’t blame your employees if they find your Compliance training boring. Question your learning strategy and course format. Avail EI Design’s FREE Immersive Strategy for your Compliance training + Get 15% OFF if you choose to implement our strategy.

10th Annual Adobe Learning Summit 2017
The Adobe Learning Summit returns to Las Vegas at the Mirage on Tuesday, October 24, co-located with DevLearn 2017 Conference and Expo. Register by Sept 8, and take advantage of the early bird price. Block your seat today from as low as $149.

CommLab India Hosts Learning Event In The US And Canada
CommLab India is hosting a seminar on overcoming training challenges using technology, in the US and Canada. It will explore the role of technology in designing, delivering, and rolling out online training for global audiences.

Microlearning Certification Workshop In The US By CommLab India
CommLab India is conducting a one-day hands-on microlearning design certification workshop in 2 US cities – San Francisco and Chicago, in September 2017.

The World HRD Congress Awards 2017: A Big Win For G-Cube
G-Cube has gained worldwide recognition after announcing its prestigious wins for the National Award for Excellence in Training & Development and the National Award for the Best in Class Learning & Development by the World HRD Congress 2017.

eLearning Events

ATD LearnNow – Game Design Workshop
At the ATD LearnNow: Game Design two-day workshop you’ll learn how to create a learning game prototype that can make any learning program more fun and effective. The event is scheduled for 20-21 September 2017. Join now!

Free Webinar – ExpertusONE LMS Mobile Demo
Want to see what’s new in LMS mobile technology? Host Holly Sheldon will give you a hands-on tour of the industry’s most innovative app—ExpertusONE Mobile—and how it can make learning more convenient, accessible and engaging.

LITE 2017
LITE is Administrate’s annual user conference, based in the beautiful Scottish capital city, Edinburgh. LITE 2017 is scheduled for the 21st and 22nd of September.

Transform Your Learning Strategy With A Mobile LMS
Explore the challenges of mobile learning and discover how an LMS can meet them with our free webinar, scheduled for the 21st of September, 2017.

The 2017 Allen Experience
Join us to hear how Toyota, Mary Kay, and Constellation Brands developed performance changing training programs! The event is scheduled for Monday, September 25 in New Orleans, co-located with Training Magazine’s Online Learning Conference.

eLearning Infographics

Growth of K12 Digital Learning Infographic
The Growth of K12 Digital Learning Infographic shows how students and families are choosing this non-traditional, rapidly growing approach to education.

Microtraining & How To Do It Infographic
What is microtraining exactly, and how does it work? We’ll explain in this infographic!

eLearning for Consumer Goods Industry Infographic
In this infographic, different challenges faced by the Consumer Goods Industry and different e-learning strategies including mobile learning, experimental learning and game-based learning that are adopted to overcome those challenges are addressed.

Why Augmented Reality Will Transform Education Infographic
In the last 2 to 3 years, augmented reality (AR) has grown into a technology that is set to revolutionize numerous sectors, most importantly education. To learn more, check out the Why Augmented Reality Will Transform Education Infographic.

10 Free Browser Extensions for Online Students Infographic
Being online while studying can be very distracting. Between all the social media postings, pop-up ads, and all the notifications on the devices students use daily, being focused can be quite an endeavor. So what can one do? Here are just 10 free extensions that can easily be added to the browser a student is using when learning.

Free Video Tutorials Online

Creating Master Slides In Articulate Storyline 360
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create and use master slides in Articulate Storyline 360 (it will also work in SL 1 and 2). They’re great for creating consistent design/layout in your projects.

Create Your Own Custom Pop Out Table Of Contents Menu
My clients love this feature and they think it requires some really complex coding to get it to happen. When you see how easy it is to make your own custom slide out table of contents menu, you’ll want to include it in your courses as well.

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