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Does Instructional Design Still Mean the Same in 2017?

One night last week, I was super hungry and wanted to taste the new burger pizza from Dominos. I added to the cart a burger pizza, my favorite garlic bread sticks, two cheesy dips, a choco-lava cake, and a soft drink. However, I couldn’t place the order for some reason. I reached out to the pizza outlet over the phone to find out what was happening. The guy on the other side checked the items in the cart and said it was not eligible for an order yet since there was no pizza included, which…

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Added by harish Bhagavathula on October 16, 2017 at 5:30 — No Comments

Learning's Dirty Secrets

Learning's Dirty Secrets

Published: September 26, 2017

Author: Gerry Griffin, Skill Pill Founder

We need to come clean!

We know that there’s a problem with face to face learning; within 6 weeks the learner will have forgotten 85% of the information taught, which is a terrible waste. We also know that compliance learning isn’t the way forward; learners hate it, and it has resulted in ‘tick box’ exercises rather than a culture…

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Added by Vicki Kassioula on September 27, 2017 at 9:33 — No Comments

ACCA Selects Skill Pill as Micro-Learning Partner

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ACCA Selects Skill Pill as Micro-Learning Partner



London, September 11th 2017: Skill Pill announces a key partnership with ACCA - the global body for professional accountants.

Skill Pill will deliver digital learning tools to help ACCA train and support professional accountants. Of the seven qualities of success identified by ACCA research, six clearly indicated the increasing need for finance professionals with a…

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Added by Vicki Kassioula on September 11, 2017 at 17:31 — No Comments

Why learners quit - a lesson from Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones season 7 had everything you’d expect - battles, back stabbing, revenge and of course, dragons.

 



But while fire and ice rained from the skies, one character was holed up in a library, learning. 



Or not as the case may be.



Swivel your gaze from the swords and sorcery, and there’s wisdom we can glean and apply in our own world...



He might…

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Added by Vicki Kassioula on September 11, 2017 at 17:21 — No Comments

10 top tips for newcomers to elearning

By Tess Robinson,Director, LAS

Being immersed in the digital learning world, it’s easy to forget that there are an awful lot of people out there who are just exploring using technology for learning for the first time and boy can it be overwhelming… what author-tool, LMS, LRS, design methodology do…

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Added by Tess Robinson on June 16, 2017 at 14:00 — No Comments

Fully Customizable E-Learning Localization

You’d never guess it from my svelte figure but I really enjoy my food. I am also a huge fan of Subway. The quirky job titles like Sandwich Technician help. However what I love most is the fact you can order exactly the sandwich you want 100% how you like it. You can choose the bread, you can choose the filling, you can choose the salad (or if you are like my son you avoid it like the plague) and you can even choose the sauce.

Before I start salivating, I better explain why on earth…

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Added by Ben Pathe on June 7, 2017 at 10:40 — No Comments

GoodPractice in Ireland and Northern Europe

An interesting blog by Andrew McGlyn. GoodPractice is spreading its wings, journeying to North-West Europe and Ireland. If you are an organisation in the Netherlands. there is a…

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Added by Paul Gray on June 5, 2017 at 10:48 — No Comments

Don't Hire An eLearning Agency Until You've Read This

Recruiting an agency to create eLearning is a risky business. How do you know they'll deliver? Can you ensure the quality of work is up to

scratch? In this article, we'll look at a simple strategy that will save you time, money and will guarantee the end product is EXACTLY what you need.

Full article available at …

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Added by Ant Pugh on April 24, 2017 at 8:34 — No Comments

Top 4 New Features of Articulate 360 for Easy e-Learning Development

Articulate has always managed to create easy-to-use eLearning authoring tools. Since the release of Articulate 360, Articulate has been ensuring to make it an all-inclusive eLearning authoring package. Recently, it has…

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Added by Swift Elearning on April 8, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments

Podcast: What does work-life integration mean for L&D?

NEW PODCAST ALERT: consider what ‘work-life’ integration means for L&D.…

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Added by Paul Gray on April 4, 2017 at 11:43 — No Comments

How to Choose Between an eLearning Agency, Freelancer or Full-time Employee

This was originally published on eLearning Architect - click for full article.

Starting an eLearning project is an intimidating task. Choosing who will do the work is a key consideration. In this article we'll compare and recommend the best options.…

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Added by Ant Pugh on April 4, 2017 at 9:13 — No Comments

Learning Technologies Review

Our operations manager and myself had the pleasure of attending an amazing Learning Technologies 2017 show. 

We put together our thoughts;

http://www.optimuslearningservices.com/blog/ld-industry-news/learning-technologies-2017-day-1-review/

and…

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Added by Blake Henegan on February 13, 2017 at 11:35 — No Comments

My reflections on Learning technologies 2017

Added by Krystyna Gadd on February 6, 2017 at 15:26 — No Comments

Some visual summaries from last weeks Learning technologies Conference: Day 1

Here are some summaries from day 1 of the conference:…

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Added by Krystyna Gadd on February 6, 2017 at 15:21 — No Comments

Part 2: stands to visit at Learning Technologies

Part 2 of our blog for attendees at You must visit some of these wonderful companies and charities

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Added by Paul Gray on January 23, 2017 at 14:44 — No Comments

Going to Learning Technologies 2017?

Are you going to Learning Technologies in London next month? Here is our blog giving you some advice on how to get the best out of this brilliant event. 

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Added by Paul Gray on January 16, 2017 at 14:54 — No Comments

Who owns learning? 5 reasons to give your learners more control

by Tess Robinson, Director, LAS

If we’re honest, no one really likes just being told stuff. Cast your mind back to the last conference you attended. I bet there were some sessions where the speaker was literally just speaking at the audience, where you perfected…

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Added by Tess Robinson on December 8, 2016 at 15:53 — No Comments

5 Considerations for Creating Accessible eLearning Content

“Accessible design is good design – it benefits people who don’t have disabilities as well as people who do. Accessibility is all about removing barriers and providing the benefits of technology to everyone.” – Steve Ballmer

A simple access to the Internet…

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Added by eNyota Learning on September 22, 2016 at 10:28 — No Comments

How Technology Benefits Learning

One of the greatest contributions of technology to make education more effective is the data it generates. But there are countless other ways in which technology benefits learning.

How Technology Benefits Learning

An Ode To Technology And Its Critical Role In Making Education More Effective: How Technology Benefits Learning 

First,…

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Added by eNyota Learning on August 16, 2016 at 12:12 — No Comments

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