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How to start a training design project using action mapping

How to start a training design project using action mapping | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
Do you feel like you're an assembly line worker in a course factory, expected to crank out training on demand?
Break free of the assembly line with a strong kickoff meeting that puts you in charge of the design. Here are some ideas on how to avoid an information dump and win the happy obedience of your stakeholders.
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The Psychology of How Learners Explore and Find Information Online

The Psychology of How Learners Explore and Find Information Online | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
Psychologists and eLearning professionals ahave always been interested in how we consume information online.Here' re some relevant points.
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What Makes Effective eLearning?

What Makes Effective eLearning? | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
There seems more interest than ever in elearning, but I worry that people will charge headlong for an author tool thinking it’s the answer to their prayers. The trouble is there’s more to creating ...
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25 Ways to Reduce Dropout Rates in eLearning Courses (Part I)

25 Ways to Reduce Dropout Rates in eLearning Courses (Part I) | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it

Welcome to the problem a lot of people in the eLearning industry don't like to talk about -- high dropout rates for eLearning courses.

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Drop outs in elearning can be a problem and need to be managed, but I would think that delegates in a classroom checking their phones etc. must need managing as well these days...

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Bricklayer Tutorial - Adding content to your pages

Become an e-learning expert in minutes with Bricklayer! Create stunning interactive e-learning with no programming skills. This tutorial guides you through c...
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10 New Year Resolutions for ELearning Developers - Rapid E-Learning Templates

10 New Year Resolutions for ELearning Developers - Rapid E-Learning Templates | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
2012 has quickly passed us by, and a fresh new year is ahead of us. Below are 10 New Year’s resolutions that you may want to take into consideration for 2013:
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13 Learning Trends to Watch Out For in 2013 – Part 1 | Custom Training and eLearning Blog

13 Learning Trends to Watch Out For in 2013 – Part 1 | Custom Training and eLearning Blog | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
Significant trends to watch out for in the eLearning, learning and development space for the year 2013
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5 Awesome Authoring Tools

5 Awesome Authoring Tools | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
Interactivity is at the heart of today’s best e-learning content; the days of passively reading plain text on a page are fading away. Educators need to keep learners stimulated through deeper engage
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The 4-Step Guide to Writing Flawless eLearning Course Objectives

The reasons why we decided to develop an eLearning course may vary depending on the context in which we are. But many companies often make the decision because they detect certain areas where employee performance does not meet the expected standards. For this reason, it becomes necessary to train employees to transform attitudes, skills, expectations or paradigms, and thus improve performance.

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writing objectives isn't rocket science

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An Exuberant discovery for Lonely and Stressed-out eLearners

An Exuberant discovery for Lonely and Stressed-out eLearners | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it

There is a certain degree of “Learner Loneliness” inherent in eLearning, in spite of our efforts to engage learners with multimedia, games, social learning interactions and mobile learn-as-you-need tools.
Is it possible that we have become overly dependent on technologies and so have deprived our learners and even ourselves of meaningful interaction?

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Role of Avatars in E-learning | Custom Training and eLearning Blog

Role of Avatars in E-learning | Custom Training and eLearning Blog | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it

We all know that cartoons are enjoyed by young and old alike. Avatars are similar to cartoon characters that provide visual relief to learners in eLearning. Elearning developers have found that Avatars help to engage learners, and enhance their learning experience.

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Learning videos - anyone can do them, but that doesn't make them easy

I remember clearly 30 years ago when I joined a specialist corporate video production company. At that time, a shoot always required a director and a three-person crew (camera, sound and lights). Post-production took place in two phases: a preliminary edit was carried out on 3/4" tape machines, with a final edit on 2" tape at a London facilities house. If you wanted graphics and effects that also meant a trip to London and a hefty bill.

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12+ Modern e-Learning Designs For Your Inspiration

12+ Modern e-Learning Designs For Your Inspiration | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it

I’m always perusing the web looking for e-learning, web, and graphic designs that catch my eye. When I find something that I like, I do a quick Snippit and save the images to an ”e-Learning Inspiration” folder that I keep.  When I start a new project I can open up this folder and get tons of ideas. I thought I’d share some of what I consider to be the most eye-catching and fun designs from my “Inspiration” folder.

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Creating eLearning - 7 Tips To Get You Started - Create Amazing eLearning

Creating eLearning - 7 Tips To Get You Started - Create Amazing eLearning | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
An important skill to master when you are starting out with creating your own eLearning is taking raw material and turning it into an effective eLearning course. If you don’t get it right, no amount of great design will get your learners engaged. Here are my top 7 tips to get you started. I’ll be looking …
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How To Create eLearning With The Lean-In Effect - Create Amazing eLearning

How To Create eLearning With The Lean-In Effect - Create Amazing eLearning | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
It’s a great feeling when you show a customer your eLearning course and they physically move towards it with a gleam in their eye and a smile on their face. That’s the Lean-In Effect. Everyone wants it, but only a handful of courses I’ve seen actually achieve it. In this post I’ll explain how it …
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25 Ways to Reduce Dropout Rates in eLearning Courses (Part II)

25 Ways to Reduce Dropout Rates in eLearning Courses (Part II) | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
Too often companies dump eLearning courses on their employees and then wonder why they don’t finish them. Let's see how we can reduce dropout rates to make course worthy of completion.
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20 Ways to Seduce Your Learners With Irresistible eLearning Courses

20 Ways to Seduce Your Learners With Irresistible eLearning Courses | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
It's Time for Creating Irresistible eLearning Courses For Your Learners! Become a master seducer of your audience with these 20 tips.
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The 5 eLearning Practices You Need to Ditch Now

Let's make today the day where we stop spending time on the aspects of eLearning that don't work and instead use the time to create new tactics.
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Bricklayer Introduction

Become an e-learning expert in minutes with Bricklayer! Create stunning interactive e-learning with no programming skills. www.trainingbricks.com

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Over 70% of companies plan to implement mobile learning in the next 2 years according to Towards Maturity research

Over 70% of companies plan to implement mobile learning in the next 2 years according to Towards Maturity research | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
Free In-Focus report, commissioned by Upside Learning, uses independent research findings to highlight practical ways to implement m-learning* successfully Mobile research by benchmarking company, Towards Maturity, highlights how over 70% of...
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Tips to Develop Effective Compliance Training Programs | Custom Training and eLearning Blog

Tips to Develop Effective Compliance Training Programs | Custom Training and eLearning Blog | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
Compliance training programs can be effective through eLearning as maximum number of participants can be reached within limited time-frame.
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4 Tips to Instantly Enhance Learning with Feedback

4 Tips to Instantly Enhance Learning with Feedback | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
In this post we want to encourage you to achieve learning with understanding by using this secret ingredient: feedback. Feedback should be continuous in the eLearning course.
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Change and Adapt eLearning to Reach Millenial Learners

Change and Adapt eLearning to Reach Millenial Learners | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
eLearning development needs new approaches to its material if it is to capture and keep the attention of the millennial generation.
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Developing E-Learning Courses for iPad

Developing E-Learning Courses for iPad | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it
While developing eLearning courses for iPad, authors should consider that eLearning on tables is quite different from learning on PCs. Also there are certain differences between iPads and tablets on Android.
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Infographic: Learning Analytics 101

Infographic: Learning Analytics 101 | e-learning authoring | Scoop.it

According to this recent infographic by Open Colleges, Learning Analytics can leverage education data and have a true impact on student’s educational experience. Learning Analytics goes beyond just tracking; it dives into each student’s interactions, analyzes their performance, makes the learning process very personalized and understand the learner’s responte to course content.

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