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This Week’s Best eLearning News and Articles (Issue 228)

Free eBook: Next Generation Learning Infrastructure
In this free eBook, you’ll explore the key goals of the new learning infrastructure, which is getting the most out of real-time feedback and analytics, managing your data, and expanding the skills of your team to fulfill learner needs and training effectiveness.

4 Things You Need To Do To Maximize Global Learner Engagement
In today’s interconnected world, learners can access content from across the globe—which means more and more digital learning providers are making localization a priority. Here are 4 things you must do if you want to reach a global audience and maximize their engagement with your eLearning.

5 Questions Answered That Prove You Should Invest In Learning And Performance Ecosystems
We are in a phase of rapid “learning transformation”. Higher focus on performance gain is paving the way for organizations to evaluate strategies beyond formal training. In this article, I provide answers to top 5 questions on why you should invest in a learning and performance ecosystem.

4 Ways To Manage Your Training Budget Wisely
Can an all-in-one Learning Management System help your bottom line? Consider these cost-saving tips when building your next training budget.

7 Benefits Of Investing In A Learning Management System
Thinking of investing in a Learning Management System? There are lots of benefits that come from offering eLearning to your students. Read on to find out more!

Return On Training Investment And How To Measure It
A successful training program does not simply happen. It’s the product of careful planning, budgeting, resource allocation, and a whole lot of effort. That’s why it’s so important to find out whether or not it’s all paid off. It’s time to learn how to measure your return on training investment.

5 Reasons Outcome-Based Learning Outweighs Design-First Learning
Every successful journey starts with carefully plotting the eLearning course and knowing the destination. The same rule applies to personal and professional development. In this article, I’ll share the top 5 reasons why outcome-based learning is better than design-first learning and 3 tips on how to successfully develop an outcome-based learning strategy.

23 Ways To Map An Informal Learning Strategy To Your Online Learning Solution
Here are 23 ways to implement and support informal learning within an online learning environment.

Free eBook: Decoding Mobile Learning – A Handy Guide
Mobile phones have become an integral part of our lives, touching everyday activities such as shopping, traveling, and staying fit. Work life has become hectic – employees are prone to short attention spans and distractions. So, how can organizations retain the competitive edge in this scenario? This free eBook has the answer to this question.

5 Ways A Chatbot Helps To Improve Performance And Productivity In The Workplace
Much talk about Artificial Intelligence would have you believe that it’s a superior form of intelligence that is superseding ours and that AI-driven machines and programs will outproduce and outperform humans as to make us redundant. The reality is more complex.

5 Employee Onboarding LMS Implementation Mistakes To Avoid
An investment in the right LMS is just as important as an investment in your new starters. Take a look at these 5 common employee onboarding LMS implementation mistakes to avoid in order to ensure you’re up and running as quickly as possible.

LMS Marketing Strategy: Value Propositions – The Best Way To Spend 50% Of Your Time
A winning marketing strategy is built on solid value proposition. Do customers know what your eLearning brand stands for? Are you giving them solutions to common problems or merely empty promises? In this article I’ll share tips to craft targeted messaging for your LMS marketing strategy.

How The Top 4 LMS Benefits Can Power Your ‘Great Place To Work’
Learn the ways a Learning Management System can take your Learning and Development strategy to the next level.

Demystifying Gamification And Game-Based eLearning
eLearning professionals have been debating on what exactly constitutes gamification and game-based eLearning along with the key differences between the two. In this article, I am sharing my insights on this topic.

Toolkit For A Blended Learning Approach In Clinical Training: Part 2
Finding the right ingredients of the right blended learning approach in Healthcare is crucial. Equally crucial is knowing how these elements can be utilized for effective blended learning solutions.

Publishing Your Online Course, Part 2: How To Make Your eCourses Attractive And Sound
Publishing your online school just for the sake of doing so won’t work. If you want to be more effective, you will need to pay attention to its visual appearance and how attractive can you make it so that it looks as professional as possible.

3 Elements Of Good Storytelling: From Game Of Thrones To Adult Learning
From a campfire in a primeval forest to binging on Netflix, we process and understand our world and ourselves through the narratives we tell. We naturally gravitated toward storytelling as a vital tool in learning. But what can we—as learning professionals—learn from the great storytellers?

Best Practices For Using Fantasy And Gamification In Corporate Learning Solutions
Gamification is believed to improve work experience for almost 91% of employees, simply because it adds fun to their regular work. Read this article to learn more about best practices of gamification in corporate learning.

How To Create An Online Course – 10 Practical Lessons
Want to create professional eLearning courses in a snap? Join us for an expert webinar series and go through the whole process from A to Z.

4 Ways To Build A Sustainable Coaching Business
Starting a coaching business is a big undertaking, to say the least. The following article will outline 4 areas that will not only help you build a solid coaching business but are also sustainable techniques.

How To Make An Alternate Reality Game: Pre-Production
ARGs are the result of many hours of ideation, refinement, and testing. Here are the 6 stages of the pre-production process.

eLearning Press Releases

iSpring Suite 9: Fast Toolkit For Creating eLearning Slides, Quizzes, And Videos
iSpring Suite 9 introduces the new video studio to help eLearning developers produce a comprehensive set of video-based learning materials. The new version adds twice as many eLearning scenarios keeping content authoring process streamlined and easy.

Innform: The Hospitality eLearning Software Announces July 2018 Beta Release
Innform: an eLearning tool for hospitality teams with industry-approved courses, full content & interface customization and powerful automation tools—all in one flexible package. Visit to register your free Innform beta account today.

SweetRush Wins Two Gold Horizon Interactive Awards
The company wins top honors for a custom 3D video training program and a serious game that tests sales skills.

New Slack App QuickQuiz Introduces eLearning To Your Slack Channel
Knowledge Anywhere, a Seattle-based learning management system company, announced this month that they have launched a new Slack application called QuickQuiz that brings elearning to company Slack channels with flexible quiz creation.

EI Design Releases An eBook On Blended Training With 7 Success Stories
After a webinar on Blended Training Programs to help organizations on how to transition from existing ILT to blended training approach, rolls out a Free eBook: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Design High-Impact Blended Training-With 7 Success Stories.

eLearning Events

Virtual Reality: A Real-World Hilton + SweetRush Project Case Study
Learn what types of business and learning challenges are a good fit for VR solutions.

5 Steps To An Effective Training Program
Join us for 5 Steps To An Effective Training Program, a free webinar sponsored by eLearning Industry with Brandon Gort, Head of Customer Success at Northpass. Discover an effective, structured model to successfully educate your learners. The event is scheduled for the 10th of May 2018.

Learning Transfer… That’s The Goal Isn’t It?
CEB/Gartner reports that only 37 percent of learning is transferred back to the workplace. That’s a problem! This webinar explores concrete steps you can take to improve learning transfer.

Digital Learning Summit
Learn how to navigate the new era of digital learning and explore the ideas, technologies, and strategies being leveraged in preparation for this disruptive new world.

A Practical Approach To Maximizing The Effect Of Microlearning Gamification
Join us on May 16th 12:00 for a free webinar with Dr. Eyal Ronen about how gamified microlearning can drive continuous learning engagement and on-the-job application.

eLearning Infographics

How To Look And Sound More Confident Infographic
Confidence is one of the most important traits we can have, and it’s often lauded as being the key to promotions, good grades and general success in life.

50+ Fascinating Language Facts You Didn’t Know Infographic
Looking for interesting language facts? The world is full of diverse and unique languages, from the exotic sounds of Japanese to the romantic expressions of French. How all of these languages originated is often debated.

How Emotional Intelligence Helps Students Infographic
Success in the classroom depends on more than just your child’s IQ. The way your child identifies, understands and manages emotions can have an impact on everything from his or her relationships with classmates to performance in the classroom.

4 Reasons Your Learners Will Prefer Microlearning Infographic
Microlearning has proven extremely popular with employees, who have long dreaded spending hours at a time in boring learning environments. While most are excited about developing new skills, traditional organizational training methods often fail to keep learners interested and engaged.

5 Tips For Improved Teacher-Parent Communication Infographic
Most often than not, parents pose as their child’s biggest ever role models– constantly showing them support and being involved in every activity they do. Bearing in mind that their educational involvement also counts, parents need to be practically engaged.

Free Video Tutorials Online

LIVESTREAM How to Make eLearning More Effective
In this live stream, I would like to invite my usual audience but also any learning and design managers to join in and discuss how to make eLearning more effective for your organization.

Adobe Captivate 2017 – LIVE STREAM on how Adobe Typekit works
In this video, you will watch a LIVESTREAM on how Adobe Typekit works.

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