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This Week’s Best eLearning News and Articles (Issue 233)


The 4th Annual Corporate Learning Analytics Conference
Learn the latest analytics tactics from executive level speakers at Ford Motors, Amazon, Workday, HCA, Deloitte, Bridgestone, and more.

The Top 20 Extended Enterprise Learning Management Systems
Although you may not be able to tell the differences between a standard and an extended enterprise LMS, you definitely know who your external partners are, and the type of online training you would like to provide them. In this article, you’ll find a list of the Top 20 extended enterprise Learning Management Systems, as well as a list of 8 questions that will guide you through the selection process, so you can determine the extended enterprise LMS that is right for you, evaluate your options, and invest wisely.

4 Ways Vacasa’s Learning Designers Have Nailed Their Strategy
How can you adapt to meet rapid business growth? We spoke to Ben Digman, Learning Designer at Vacasa, to find out how his team met the challenge of rapid change. There’s a lot to love about their approach to providing eLearning that works, including the 4 simple things that underpin their strategy.

10 Tips To Choose The Best LMS For Your Organization
Check out our 10 tips for choosing the perfect Learning Management System for your training business, so your customers get the best learning experience possible.

6 Signs That Your LMS Isn’t Working Out For You
It’s common to see businesses invest in the wrong software, and then stubbornly stick with it to the detriment of their productivity. In this article, we will list the most common traits of a subpar LMS, and explain why it makes sense to cut one’s losses and start shopping around for something better.

Top 5 Learning And Development Challenges For 2018
Every occupation has its obstacles, hurdles that we must jump over in order to achieve our objectives. Learning and Development is no different. In this article, I’ll explore the top 5 L&D challenges and how to overcome them.

5 Examples Of Gamification Strategies For Corporate Training
In this article, I will highlight why you should adopt gamification strategies for your varied training needs. Presenting examples that match 5 top corporate training needs, I will show you exactly how you can achieve this.

A 5-Step Guide To Help You Spread Social Learning Throughout Your Organization
Shifting from traditional training into a program that embraces social learning can be intimidating. Here is how to make this shift easily.

Selecting The Right Authoring Tool For Mobile Learning
In this article, we list the criteria to select the right authoring tool for mobile learning and a few popular authoring tools that will help you develop high-quality mobile learning interventions.

7 Reasons Otto Is The Best AI Virtual Assistant For Your Organization
Forbes magazine once suggested: ‘Chatbots will be your new best friend’. Putting the hyperbole to one side, the truth is that chatbots or AI-enabled Virtual Assistants are now being used to support all sorts of areas within organizations: Project Management, HR, customer service, L&D and so on.

4 Ways An On Demand Training Program Will Increase Your Employee Performance
While much has been written about what you can do with technology, there is very little information on the benefits you can expect from making the change. So, what are some of the ways an on demand training program can improve employee performance?

4 Best Practices For Building A Digital Culture In Your Organization
In order to create a new global corporate dynamic based on scalable culture and practices it is imperative to get everyone on board internally. Here is how to do it.

6 Key Success Factors For A High-Performing Culture
This article was developed with contributions from Tor Eneroth at the Barrett Values Centre.

Game-Based eLearning: Making GBL Effective Through Avatars And Immersive Stories
Good games have strong, avatar-based play and compelling storylines that keep players on tenterhooks throughout the experience. In my experience, I have found avatars and immersive stories work very well in eLearning games. In this article, I will share my understanding of this gamification solution.

10 Ways To Use Moodle In Business
When Moodle launched in 2002 for K12 and Higher Education institutions, many did not foresee the popularity it would gain in the corporate world. Designed to help people learn in private and collaborative environments online, organizations around the globe quickly came to realize the business applications of this open source tool.

Is It Time For Learning And Development To Go Their Separate Ways?
“Training and development”. The terms roll off the tongue as if a single word. In fact, in many organizations, they are treated as one item—a single noun. In this article, I make the argument that they aren’t the same, and it’s time some space be put between them.

Aviation eLearning: Delivering Innovative Solutions In The Aviation Sector
In today’s modern scenario, the aviation industry has been at the forefront of transforming the entire digital landscape. The demand for airline services along with a robust infrastructure and proficient workforce responsible for addressing customized training needs is dynamically increasing.

Lesson 5. Inquiring Minds: Creating Enhanced Learner Assessments
Learn how to create enhanced eLearning quizzes, see which tests fit best for which content, and get best practices for making learner assessments that work.

Mapping Your Flash To HTML5 Conversion
The swiftly changing nature of technology in recent years makes transitioning from Flash-based learning to HTML5 more necessary than ever. So, how can you ensure a successful and stress-free Flash to HTML5 conversion?

Getting New Hires Off To The Right Start
Onboarding helps your new hires understand and agree to your organization’s core practices, procedures and policies through high-impact eLearning.

Backwards And In High Heels: Teaching (Well) Online
Online teaching is an important tool for teachers and students, but in order for it to be used correctly teachers must go through rigorous training.

eLearning Press Releases

Arcusys Changes Corporate Name To Valamis
The change reflects the company’s consolidated strategy and focus on their core product, Valamis – Learning Experience Platform driving the intelligent automation that is shaping the future of every company.

SweetRush Named A Top Content Development Company By Training Industry
For the fourth year in a row, the company has been included in the annual list of industry-leading training partners.

LEO Learning Among The Top Content Development Companies
LEO Learning is delighted to have been given a coveted spot on Training Industry’s top content development companies list for 2018.

EI Design Wins 3 Communicator Awards
EI Design’s work has been selected by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts for 3 Communicator Awards.

mLearn 2018 2nd CfP
Submit Just an Abstract to Become an mLearn 2018 Presenter! The 2nd CfP for mLearn 2018 is now available, and Abstract-Only Submissions are being accepted until June 10, 2018!

eLearning Events

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.

Training Challenges And E-learning Solutions Summit 2018 – Mumbai
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.

Creative Problem Solving Institute (CPSI) 2018
Join us at the Creative Education Foundation’s Creative Problem Solving Institute (CPSI) – the world’s longest-running creativity conference – June 19-24 in Buffalo, New York. Register today and save 30% on Full Registrations*.

Strategies To Create Compelling And Immersive Compliance Training – Featuring 8 Examples
Join us for Strategies To Create Compelling And Immersive Compliance Training – Featuring 8 Examples, a free webinar presented by Asha Pandey, the Chief Learning Strategist at EI Design, and sponsored by eLearning Industry. You’ll be presented with techniques, tips, and examples of compliance training, achieving engagement, and inspiring behavioral change. The event is scheduled for the 21st of June 2018.

Training Challenges And E-learning Solutions Summit 2018 – Gurgaon
Join the second edition of the event at CommLab India’s Training Challenges and E-learning Solutions Summit 2018 in Gurgaon for a one-day interactive workshop with leading experts and practitioners.

eLearning Infographics

3 Fascinating Facts About How Edtech Will Affect The Education Sector
Educational technology is constantly evolving, as a natural consequence of the improvement going on in technologies that can be used. The digitalized world we live in has forever changed our way of learning, and with the technology, it is possible to improve individual’s learning patterns in the way we have never seen before.

2018 Instructional Design Trends And Learning Trends
They say traveling is the most basic form of learning, but learning can be a journey as well. At SweetRush, we don’t see learning as a one-time event, but as a continuous process that happens over time, through different means.

Accessibility In Education 
For over 6 million learners in the US between the ages of 3 and 21, the learning experience poses problems that can’t be as readily overcome by routine study schedules or regular practice tests. The challenges are different because the conditions are different.

How To Improve Parent-Teacher Communication In Your School 
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.

Who Are Today’s Adult Learners 
What do you know about today’s adult learners? Adult learners are having a huge impact throughout higher ed. On campus and online, they represent a growing and diverse student population with an urgent need for flexible and affordable degree options.

Free Video Tutorials Online

Storyline2 Tips&Tricks: Background Music
Step by step tutorial on how to add background music to play throughout the entirety of the course. This is usually ideal for courses with little or no voice over narration.

Setup Adobe Captivate 2017 Like A Pro
In this video, I show you how you can setup Adobe Captivate 2017 Release like the professionals do. Actually, I feel that this setup makes things easier.

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