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How To Make eLearning More Learner-Centric

As learning professionals, we need to focus on the learners and make sure our eLearning is learner-centric. Why? For starters, it’s the timely thing to do. Across the tech landscape, developers are using design thinking to increase usability and make intuitive tools for users; transferring that trend to eLearning is the logical move. Second, learner-centric […]

Gestalt Theory and eLearning; Organizing information by laws of perception

Today, we want to share a bit about Gestalt Theory, which helps us understand how visual information is sorted. This theory is important to Roundtable Learning’s instructional and graphic designers because almost everything we create has a visual component. More importantly, everything we create needs to impact learners on a performance level. Here are a few […]

A Safe Space for Failure: eLearning that Changes Behavior

Most learning professionals are familiar with the 70/20/10 model. The theory — offered in the 1980s by researchers Morgan McCall, Michael M. Lombardo and Robert A. Eichinger — suggests that 70 percent of the average person’s knowledge is learned and retained when doing something. Why, then, does our industry often reduce learners to passive observers? […]

Top Learning Trends for 2019

As 2018 winds down, we’re looking ahead to learning trends for 2019. Behold, the promise of smarter analytics, faster systems, and better performance solutions. Learning trends continue to incorporate immersive reality and gamification of both the platform and the content. We see an elevated focus on goal alignment, performance improvement solutions, and deep learning. Performance […]

Roundtable LMS named to Training Industry’s Top 20 Watchlist for 2018

Training Industry, the most trusted source of information on the business of learning, released the 2018 Top Training Companies selections for the learning portal/LMS sector and named Roundtable Learning a top LMS company to watch. Training Industry prepares Top 20 and Watch List reports on critical sectors of the training marketplace as part of its […]

Wisdom in the Workflow: Give your Learners Performance Support they Can Use

As learning professionals, we have a responsibility to support learners. How can we do that to the best of our abilities? The answer lies in a blend of learning science and modern technology. First, the science. Learning strategists Bob Mosher and Conrad Gottfredson identified five situations in which learners need performance support, known popularly as […]

Designing Effective Objectives for Your Training

Instructional Designers are tasked with designing training objectives that influence operational effectiveness. Ensuring that those objectives are strong and business-centered is the foundation for organizational success. To build your foundation, ask these questions. 1. What are the accomplishments that define exemplary performance? 2. What are the requirements for exemplary performance? 3. What are the standards that […]