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This Week’s Best eLearning News and Articles (Issue 231)


[Expert Webinar Series] 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.

The 2 Big Technology Considerations For Every eLearning Project
Whether you’re creating your eLearning in-house or via third parties, the software you choose makes a huge difference to the end product and your content’s shelf life. There are 2 main software considerations when it comes to eLearning: how you will author your content, and how you will deploy it.

5 Tips To Create An Accurate Budget For Your Next LMS
How much can you afford to spend on a new LMS? Check out our tips for working out how much return you will get from your new software, so you know how much you can spend!

10 eLearning Time-Saving Tips To Adopt Now
Whether you’re a first-time course creator or a long-time Instructional Designer, they’ll be a moment in your career when you’ll want extra hours in a day. Since changing the laws of physics is impossible, here are 10 ways to save time while developing an online course.

Top 6 Ways To Improve Learner Engagement In Your Organization
Are your online training initiatives really paying off? Do employees get the skill-building resources they need to be productive on the job, or do they lack the motivation to achieve the learning objectives? In this article, I’ll share the top 6 ways to improve learner engagement in your organization.

Choosing An Instructional Design Software 101
In the absence of an experienced Instructional Designer, Instructional Design software or rapid authoring tools are making it easier for companies to develop rich and interactive courses nonetheless. Looking for Instructional Design software tools? Use our guide to popular course authoring software.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018
This article draws pointers from my eBook on the same subject, and I have created it as a short, ready reckoner on eLearning trends and predictions for 2018.

The Neuroscience Of Social Learning
A lot of very clever people have dedicated their lives to understanding the inner workings of our brains. We’ve gathered together some of the very best research to help you better understand the neuroscience of social learning!

5 Formats To Pack A Punch With Corporate Mobile Learning
With mobile learning, learners look for engaging assets that will help them access the content they need. In this article, we’ll look at the popular delivery formats used for corporate mobile learning.

10 Secrets To Transforming Your Organization’s L&D With A Chatbot
Chatbots are becoming ubiquitous. Chances are when you’re seeking customer support online you’re interacting with a bot rather than a human agent. They’re increasingly reliable, and they don’t have the human frailties of needing a break, falling ill, or forgetting key information.

What On Demand Training Is And Why You Should Use It In Your Organization
As technology continues to evolve and take over the workplace, the need for On Demand Training has also grown. So, what is On Demand Training, and why should you use it in your organization?

LMS Marketing Strategy: Email Marketing – Every Email Has To Add Value
Email marketing is worth your time, for sure. But how do you do it in a positive way so you don’t annoy buyers and diminish your brand?

5 Practices To Create A Culture Of Innovation
It’s not perks that create a culture of innovation – instead, it’s a commitment to daily practices focusing on people, culture, and efficiency that pave the way to new ideas and invention.

Migrating Legacy Flash Courses Is Still Worth The Money
Who would have thought that the once popular Flash which is still loved by many would slowly be phased out and replaced by HTML5 and other responsive ready frameworks? I share my perspective on why migrating relevant Flash courses is still worth the money.

Creating A Successful Moodle Course: How To Add And Upload Moodle User Accounts
Before you learn how to set up a course in Moodle, you will need to know how to set up Moodle user accounts. This capability is given to the Moodle LMS administrators, Moodle managers, and, in some cases, Moodle users if you choose to allow learners to self-register.

Learner-Centered Training: All Power To The Learner
We’ve known all along that learning is about the learner, haven’t we? The clue is in the name. So why has it taken us so long to shape our L&D offering accordingly?

The Rising Scope Of Conversational Interfaces Using LMS – Chatbots In The Workplace
Latest advancements in technology come in the wake of increasing scope for customized learning needs. The automation of applications saves cost as well as time when learning is imparted through enterprise LMSs. Chatbots help learners to communicate via an easy to access chat interface.

Lesson 3. Writing Essentials For Authoring On-Screen Content And Narration Scripts
The best practices and important things to consider when writing texts for eLearning.

Augmented Reality Isn’t Just For Fun
Augmented Reality used in video games, like Pokémon GO and apps like Snapchat, have the potential to change the world of business by making dangerous work environments safer, preventing irreversible mistakes, showing off products in context, and training employees more effectively.

Enterprise L&D As The New Engine For Business Success
For the following reasons, companies must go beyond simply adopting the latest technologies in order to compete. Continuous learning programs are key to helping businesses gain an edge over competitors. That’s why L&D should be seen as a business process innovation solution that will increase revenue and drive faster innovation, and there are several key aspects of this new approach.

Alternate Reality Game Design: Story And Player Types
An ARG is built around player goals and objectives, but is often fueled by the story. The depth and breadth of the story and the importance of the story to the player may vary throughout the ARG. But, there’s no doubt that the storyline is what makes ARGs different from other learning formats.

eLearning Press Releases

Origin Learning Launches Konnect 3.0 At ATD 2018
Origin Learning is proud to be an exhibitor at the ATD International Conference and Exposition in San Diego. We are launching Konnect 3.0, a learning system for extended enterprise and customer education.

Designing Digitally Wins Three Horizon Awards For Custom Training Solutions
The Horizon Interactive Awards is an annual competition which recognizes outstanding achievements in interactive media developments around the world. Designing Digitally, Inc. is honored to receive three esteemed awards in this year’s competition.

SweetRush Earns Rose Gold At The 2018 Muse Creative Awards
The winning project is a custom and creative online course designed to improve sales skills.

Bigger Brains Offers Free eLearning Content At ATD 2018
Attendees choose any course on the Bigger Brains library and receive a free copy to use in their LMS.

AllenComm Unveils Latest Training Tech At ATD 2018 Conference & Exposition
AllenComm presents innovative onboarding, sales enablement, brand training, and compliance training at booth #2514.

eLearning Events

Making A Success Of Your Learning Technology Implementation
Join us for Making A Success Of Your Learning Technology Implementation, a free webinar sponsored by eLearning Industry with Donald H Taylor, author of ‘Learning Technologies in the Workplace’. The event is scheduled for the 31st of May 2018.

Developing Small Bites Learning Certificate
This live, online Training magazine workshop, starting on June 5, 2018, will help you “rethink” and “invigorate” the design of your content for faster development and easier learning suited for those who are on-the-move, on-the-job and mobile.

EduTECH 2018
EduTECH 2018 is the largest education event in Asia Pacific and the Southern Hemisphere held in Sydney on June 7 and 8, 2018.

Why You Are Struggling To Engage Your Learners Online, And How To Solve This!
Join us for Why you are struggling to engage your learners online, and how to solve this, a free webinar presented by 360Learning’s Vice President of Sales, Jean-Christophe Bourgade, and sponsored by eLearning Industry. Get insight on how to reach full engagement from the audience of your training programs, and move closer to the success of your business objectives. The event is scheduled for the 7th of June 2018.

How Τo Choose Αn Authoring Tool: Essential Checklist
Join dynamic industry experts and practitioners at CommLab India’s Training Challenges and E-learning Solutions Summit 2018 and discover how to use digital learning solutions to accelerate employee performance.

eLearning Infographics

Learning Techniques Which Are More Efficient Infographic
Regardless of whether out of habit or by conscious decision, we, as a whole, make utilization of different learning methods when we endeavor to store new data in our long-term memory. But not all study habits are made equivalent; some might be more efficient than others, particularly when you factor in the measure of the time it takes to actualize everyone.

How To Create Infographics That’ll Knock People’s Sock Off Infographic
A change is upon us. What this change is most visible in, is the way we communicate online. The entire face of communication is almost unrecognizable today. It seems that the way we communicate today – through Tweets, DMs, shares, pins, and likes has become part of our way of life.

7 Design Trends That Are Here To Stay In 2018 And Beyond Infographic
Check this very informative 7 Design Trends that are here to stay in 2018 and beyond infographic to find out all about those 7 Design Trends of major importance that are here to stay in 2018 and beyond and change what you knew about web design, helping you excel your skills and knowledge.

6 Free Tools Your School Teachers Should Take Advantage Of Infographic
The internet today has significantly changed our learning and thinking patterns. Since technology and education have increasingly become intertwined, many tools have been developed to help ease our educational learning processes. Every school wants to have the necessary tools to improve learning.

The Top 20 Learning Management Systems Based on Customer Experience Infographic
The Top 20 Learning Management Systems Based on Customer Experience infographic and list has been created using a holistic approach and is based on input from actual LMS users. The order of appearance depends on Customer Satisfaction (CSAT Score), Customer Effort (CEF Score) & Customer Expectation (CEX Score).

Free Video Tutorials Online

Adobe Captivate QuickTip – Slide vs. Project Level Closed Captions
In this Adobe Captivate 2017 QuickTip, I show you how you can assign project level closed caption settings over slide level closed captions.

Adobe Captivate 2017 – Font Based Icons In Responsive Design
Previously I showed viewers how they could include the icons from the FontAwesome font in your Blank Projects (non-responsive projects). In this video, I will show you how you can get the same icons in your responsive projects and add an awesome quality to your eLearning projects.

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