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eXchange: why we use Slack

The 21st of February, Arboth will present Slack at the conference Top100 tools for learning by Stimulearning. First things first. We're not trying to convince you to drop all other chat tools for Slack. We know these things take time. If you've tried other chat tools that didn't work, there's no guarantee that Slack will succeed. We can only tell you in how we use Slack and what we really like in this tool.

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How to save time on e-learning serials

There comes a time where every Instructional Designer will create a series of e-learning modules. Creating a series is NOT just copy & paste. After working with Articulate Storyline for two years, here's my list of tips to save time.

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Instructional Design for the Modern Workplace

I recently participated in a workshop given by Jane Hart. Hart is the director of the Centre for Modern Workplace Learning. You might know her from the Top 100 Tools for learning. Her message during the workshop was clear. The L&D'er is switching jobs quite soon.

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Spaced learning: not just a sci-fi term for learning in space

Not that I am interested in Science Fiction, but something that sounds like "Brain based learning" could make you think otherwise. At least, "Neuroscience for Learning & Development" makes me think of something very futuristic. And that was exactly the subject of a conference I attended this summer: "Summerclass - How to Apply Neuroscience and Psychology for Improved Learning and Training, with Stella Collins"

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Arboth present at Learning Tech Day

The 21st of June, we will be attending Learning Tech Day, a conference organised by our good friends at Winston Wolfe, both as speakers and visitors. Flash Forward!

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Monthly Reads: April

Our highlights of the month April include playfulness, the future of L&D, artificial intelligence and funny colleagues!

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Monthly Reads: March

Our highlights of the month March include learnings from Jon Ingham, the best interview question currently available and the great simile of how LMS's are like bad gym memberships. 

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Steal like an artist: takeaways from an L&D-R&D conference

Seriously, is there any domain L&D can't learn from? If you're a professional in this field, you've probably read hundreds of articles what you can learn from marketing, from sports, from television, et cetera.

 The 27th of February, Arboth attended the VOV-conference "What L&D can learn from R&D". Whereas the above examples might seem long shots; we can all agree learning and development should learn from research and development, and vice versa.

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Gamification: How to? Part 3: Autonomy

Most of the traditional e-learning modules are linear, not only in the progress from start to finish but also in problem solving. In this game, we really wanted to surpass this by handing players the possibility of solving various problems in different sequences and discover ‘locked’ problems in their quest for the perfect game.

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Gamification: How to? Part I: Relatedness

After writing three theoretical blogposts about Gamification I could not wait to have a go at designing a gamification learning solution myself. In prospect of the bi-annual VOV fair, the biggest L&D conference in Belgium, our team wanted to create a blended learning solution based on our very own aXles-model.

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Our Christmas present: Part 3 - Finding your way in GDPR lingo, a learning solution

In our first blog we introduced our challenge for 2017, the learning objectives and target audience. The second blog jumped in on the learning environment and the aXles methodology as a whole. In our final blog, let’s have a look two learning solutions that resulted.

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