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Instructional Designers

The posts in this category cover subjects of interest for instructional designers, trainers and anyone involved in delivering business training programs.

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The power of gamified content in training courses

E-learning, Instructional Designers

Games can be an important asset when it comes to company training programs because they attract learners and make them connect on a deeper level with the content. And let’s face it, people like games. They like the challenge, the competition and the gratification it offers. But if we want to use games at their highest potential, we must keep in mind that the purpose of games in training is to aid the process of learning.

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7 + 1 learning and development apps for businesses [Infographic]

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Learners, Managers

Currently, there’s an app for almost every aspect of the workplace, and soon there will be even more. Companies need to pay attention to this wave of mobile apps for professionals, and tap their potential for business success. Here are some L&D apps that make the lives easier for employees/learners and trainers/instructional designers alike.

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How technology can change formal learning

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Learners

Formal learning may count for only approximately 10% of all the learning that happens at work, but it’s nevertheless important. And technology can transform it. Currently, only 26% of formal learning is currently e-enabled. I find it shocking that only a quarter of formal learning can be done online. The use of technology can bring along a lot of potential for successful learning at work.

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6 LMS best practices for instructional designers

E-learning, Instructional Designers

With so many features and options, things can get a little overwhelming when it comes to using a new LMS. We’re talking about a new platform, after all. Here are exactly 6 best practices that instructional designers follow when it comes to getting used to a new LMS and figuring out how to use it at its full potential.

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LMS migration in 5 easy steps [Infographic]

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Managers

Sooner or later all business that use a learning management system to train their employees and to support their professional development will need to migrate to a new and improved system. As with all complex processes — and keeping in mind Murphy’s laws — a million of things can go wrong during an LMS migration. Check out the following 5 steps you should follow for a successful LMS migration.

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