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Upcoming Webinar with TechSmith: Building a Customer Learning Destination with Video

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Linda Schwaber-Cohen
Linda Schwaber-Cohen on November 27, 2018

Check out the details for our upcoming webinar with TechSmith about TechSmith Academy and Camtasia Certification programs. 

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Topics: Webinars & Events, Marketing, Instructional Design

Deliver Effective Customer Training with Brain Rules and Haiku Deck

Posted by Skilljar team on February 28, 2018

By: Adam Tratt

We all want lessons to be easy to understand and hard to forget. But for those of us non-designer types, creating customer training materials that live up to this standard can be a frustrating and time-consuming chore.

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Topics: Training, Creating Content, Instructional Design

The Future of Training at DevLearn 2017

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Linda Schwaber-Cohen
Linda Schwaber-Cohen on November 1, 2017

DevLearn 2017 has left the building. After three days in Las Vegas full of learning, networking and discovering what the future holds for the training world, it’s time to say goodbye to new friends and get ready to apply everything we’ve learned back home. DevLearn is the eLearning Guild’s largest conference, with over 3000 attendees and hundreds of sessions to choose from. While I can’t begin to fit everything I’ve learned into one blog post, two major themes held true throughout my time at DevLearn.

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Topics: Training, Instructional Design

How Customer Education Leads to a Best in Class Training Plan

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Rachel Martinez
Rachel Martinez on October 17, 2017

We recently released the eBook "3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan," where we discussed the impact the GET Methodology can have on your overall training plan. Today's post is about how to improve your program through effective customer education strategies.

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Topics: Training, Creating Content, Instructional Design

5 Must-Read Articles on Video in eLearning

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Rachel Martinez
Rachel Martinez on September 5, 2017

*This post was updated on 9/5/17.

Video is rapidly becoming the key format to demonstrate, engage and train online learners. Don’t believe us? In a recent study, we found courses that have video have a 51% completion rate, while those that don’t have video were completed 36% of the time. And of course, as technology continues to develop, this type of content has never been easier to produce and access.

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Topics: Training, Instructional Design

Social Media and Millennial Learning Habits

Posted by Erynn Williams on July 7, 2017

We recently released the eBook "Creating Engaging Training for a Millennial Audience," where we discussed the three main cultural forces that have impacted millennial learning trends. So far, we've discussed the internet and smart technology. Today's post is about social media and millennial learning habits.

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Topics: Instructional Design, Training

Smart Technology and the Millennial Learner

Posted by Erynn Williams on July 6, 2017

We recently released the eBook "Creating Engaging Training for a Millennial Audience," where we discussed the three main cultural forces that have impacted millennial learning trends. The first trend we discussed was the internet, and today's topic is smart technology.

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Topics: Instructional Design, Training

FocusOn Learning - A Conference True to Its Name

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Linda Schwaber-Cohen
Linda Schwaber-Cohen on June 29, 2017

Mobile, Video, Games - it almost sounds like a list of trends in on-demand training, but to those of us who attended the FocusOn Learning Conference, these were much deeper than surface-level trends. The conference was hosted by the eLearning Guild, and was bursting with enthusiastic training professionals looking to learn new ideas, evolve their strategies and experiment with different content mediums. Attendees ranged from instructional designers to directors and VPs of Learning and Development, with the majority serving internal audiences.

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Topics: Training, Creating Content, Instructional Design, Webinars & Events

How the Internet Impacts Millennial Learning Habits

Posted by Erynn Williams on June 22, 2017

We recently released the eBook "Creating Engaging Training for a Millennial Audience," where we discussed the three main cultural forces that have impacted millennial learning trends. Today's post is about the first cultural factor: the internet.

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Topics: Instructional Design, Training

The Science of eLearning

Posted by Erynn Williams on June 8, 2017

I recently came across the article “Your Brain on Learning,” published on the Chief Learning Officer website, and thought it presented a unique and interesting perspective on elearning. In the training industry, we often talk about elearning within the context of trends and data that claim to know what learners want, while we leave out analyses of the biochemical systems that initiate the learning process in the first place.

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Topics: Creating Content, Instructional Design, Training

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