Posts Tagged e-learning

Anita Windisman’s tips for leveraging LinkedIn

Anita Windisman, a five+ year veteran of LinkedIn, recently recorded a webinar for us about LinkedIn best practices. She provided insightful and practical tips for optimizing your LinkedIn profile to showcase yourself and your business, build your network to increase your visibility online, and find and engage with customers and prospects. Below are a few […]

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An academic’s introduction to experiential learning

We came across a wonderfully detailed research paper published by Ryerson University’s Learning and Teaching Office, titled “Best Practices in Experiential Learning.” It was prepared by Michelle Schwartz, Research Associate, for the Vice Provost, Academic, Ryerson University, 2012. Read the whole paper for more information about the below. An expanded definition of experiential learning. Who benefits […]

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Common mistakes when choosing an LMS

Here’s a succinct article on eLearning Industry’s top mistakes people make when selecting an LMS (Learning Management System). Read the full article for more information about the below. Forgetting to test functionality. Mismatched features. Unrealistic LMS budgets. Choosing an LMS that won’t evolve with your company. Overlooking analytics and reporting features.

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eLearning trends that make some experts cringe

Although we don’t agree with all of the opinions, we thought this Elucidat article where they asked ten learning and development experts to weigh in on the eLearning trends that make them cringe, was interesting. There’s definitely room for more thinking and dialogue. Read the whole article: “10 learning experts share their bugbears.”

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Micro-learning: not just about video

Micro-learning is short, focused training that should take the learner no more than 2 to 5 minutes to review. And it’s not just about video. Here’s eLearning Industry’s round-up of 15 types of micro-learning divided into three themes: read, view, learn. Read the full article for more details about the below: READ: infographics, interactive infographics, PDFs, […]

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Using Storytelling to move from selling to telling

We all know that storytelling (done right) can be one of the most effective ways of communicating and embedding your message. And it’s not just for learning, it’s also how businesses can build their brands (and increase sales). It’s about making a “move from selling to telling”. Read CMO by Adobe’s 6 Brands That Have […]

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Jane Bozarth on career development for L&D

I just posted about Jane Bozarth’s wonderful Nuts and Bolt blog.  Here’s a vimeo gem from seven years ago where Jane provides insights around career development for learning and development practitioners. A good quote from the video: “I think that folks in the field are really going to need to learn community building skills, interaction skills. They […]

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Jane Bozarth is awesome!

We love author, eLearning guru, and director of research for The eLearning Guild, Jane Bozarth. It’s hard to choose just one item from her Nuts and Bolts blog, so we’re linking you to all of them and letting you decide. You won’t be disappointed.

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