From Bland to Grand: How To Transform Your eLearning With Branding

Branding, the way a company promotes its personality and defines its image, isn’t reserved only for connecting with consumers; you can also use it to develop your employees — particularly through eLearning. Incorporating branding into eLearning aids brand recognition, promotes company values, and lets your learners know that you care about their professional development by […]

How mindfulness training can benefit your organization

Mindfulness is the ability to be present without letting our surroundings affect us. According to Mindful, “The goal of mindfulness is to wake up to the inner workings of our mental, emotional and physical processes.” This week, Roundtable Learning is diving into how mindfulness training can influence job performance and satisfaction. Mindfulness is traditionally credited […]

Increase Employee Performance and Engagement Using a Strengths-Based Approach

People who know their strengths are able to act as more effective leaders. That’s according to Don Clifton, former chairman of Gallup, creator of CliftonStrengths and — as deemed by the American Psychological Association — the Father of Strengths-Based Psychology. We’re applying some of Clifton’s research to improve the workplace and increase employee performance and […]

The 5 Love Languages of High-Impact Learning

With a universally-adored, not-loathed-by-anyone holiday approaching, we thought we’d get in the spirit and share how you can show your learners some love this Valentine’s Day and beyond. The first step is to make sure you’re speaking the right languages. In “The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts,” author Gary Chapman writes […]

Take Your eLearning Quizzes to the Next Level

How to combine built-in Storyline functionality with custom elements for a better eLearning testing experience. This week, one of our graphic designers/course developers will take us through her process of building engaging eLearning quizzes from standard Storyline templates. In the eLearning world, we have all taken our share of boring quizzes: those in which the […]

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? […]

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 […]