The word ‘objective’, as used to describe an aim or goal, is a 19th century military term, but the field of learning is not a battlefield, so we should tread carefully (i.e. not jackbooted) in this terrain. We want our..
It’s exciting to watch eLearning evolve over time. New tools and trends are blossoming, while others fade into buzzword-infamy. But one design principle remains stalwart and necessary. It reminds me of my favourite..
What is Diversity and Inclusion?
Inclusion & diversity is about empowering people by respecting and appreciating what makes us all different. These values should be embraced to maximise performance and create a true..
I've recently been involved with a project that had two key animations explaining the key concepts of the course. Of all the elements in the course (text, videos, audio conversations, case studies, etc), it was the..
Our Learning Experience Designers (LxDs), Anna Dillon and David Cameron, discuss how learning 'just in time' in the flow of work, and life, puts the human element back into elearning.
learningCloud is our next-generation Learning Management System. With our latest feature releases, we see a leap from LMS to LXP
Microlearning through a TV and movie lens: join us as we take you through 8 key aspects of microlearning, and the benefits of each. Make your digital learning micro – using these aspects as guidelines – and you’ll be well..
Microlearning is more than just a tool – more than just an initiative. Like any useful method it has principles. While an organisation may have the need and the ambition to transform their workplace digital learning, the..
Have you heard the term ‘Adaptive Learning’? When you get a 5 minute tea break window do you Google the various notions that have floated in and out of your subconscious since breakfast? How do you decide what to learn..
How can the two big technology trends - chatbots and artificial intelligence (AI) be used for workplace learning? Some organisations are starting to use intelligent chatbots to help them automate all kinds of tasks,..
Data comes out as a clear winner in this year's Global Sentiment Survey. Logicearth is pleased to see that it's not merely the abstract notion of 'data' but instead its practical application to inform action. For the..
Is data-driven learning driving you to distraction? Don't despair, our Learning Experience Designers, Anna Dillon and Kate Middleton, have distilled the dialogue for you – to deftly differentiate between the drivel and..
What has changed since we spoke with Donald Taylor about the 'training ghetto' in 2014? The risk he described - that L&D professionals would be marginalised by failing to adapt - is still very much present.
How do you measure the success of your training programmes? Is it by the pages a person has read, the pass mark on their assessments, or an observation of the things they do directly after taking a course?
In the recent LinkedIn Learning 2019 Workplace Learning Report, one of the four key findings is that learning and development (L&D) should ‘think like a marketer’. In this short blog, we explore Logicearth's take on using..
This month, two of our learning experience designers (LxDs), Niamh and Anna, chat about our new suite of compliance resources, Comply… Suffice to say, your experience of compliance will never be the same again!
The Logicearth team attended the annual Learning Technologies 2019 (LT19UK) exhibition taking place on 13th and 14th February 2019 at the ExCel in London. This event is Europe's leading showcase of the strategies and..
In this blog, we look at the moment of opportunity for learning & development professionals in 2019. A moment when the profession moves past crisis and confidently states its value to the organisation. In a blog running..
When you’re faced with the question, “what is it you do?” do you grab a swift intake of breath, and ready the room for your elevator pitch? Kate Middleton talks about how her new title of ‘Learning Experience Designer’..
Recently we have been having meaningful conversations with a number of our content development clients about the move away from SCORM content courses, to the development of individual learning assets. Here we look at some..
Exploring a world of forward-thinking
Paul, Director at Logicearth, talks about what he’s most looking forward to at #LT19UK and shares his predicted hot topics...
'Learning in the flow of work' is a concept where learners can easily and quickly access answers or short pieces of learning content that will help them to do their jobs, at the point of need. The phrase was coined by..
Our Learning Experience Designers (aka the artists formerly known as ‘Instructional Designers’) have been instant messaging again. This time it’s Niamh and David talking about spaced repetition (aka spaced learning or..
The landscape of learning has changed dramatically, with most workplace learning happening on the job rather than through formal courses. Knowing this, our expert Learning Experience Designers (LxDs) tap into the hidden..
This blog will help you demand better quality eLearning from your eLearning provider. It saddens me and makes me a little angry that I am still writing blog posts about raising the bar in eLearning. I’ve been in this..
The role of managers in organisations has changed over the last few years. Historically, organisations reduced the number of middle managers and moved towards flatter structures. But recent research highlights the vital..
One of the biggest challenges for Learning and Development teams is to deliver learning content that will close the skill gaps that learners have today while also preparing for their needs of tomorrow.
This blog is about how to use learning technology and digital learning content to better support your staff - and to specifically help them with their productivity. We specialise in helping organisations to support..
The LMS has evolved over the years, but many organisations are either unhappy with their initial choice, or down the line, find it isn't flexible enough for them to scale as the organisation grows or changes.
Onboarding matters - it matters to employee engagement and has a huge impact on retention. Research shows that a well designed onboarding process has the biggest impact on employee retention and sets new employees up for..
On average, staff now stay in jobs for four and a half years and skills become half out of date within five years (skill half-life). With careers lasting 40 to 50 years these days, continuous, lifelong learning is vital.
Your body’s own immune system is the best weapon against cancer. That’s the claim behind one of the latest developments in cancer treatment, called immuno-oncology, a specialised type of immunotherapy. Our team of medical..
Earlier this year, Gartner predicted that worldwide IT spending will rise to $3.7 trillion in 2018 - the highest increase in more than a decade. When you think about digital transformation, though, which areas of your..
Learning and Development teams have been asked to provide better services and make a bigger impact on their businesses for the best part of 10 years now. Away from work, we have easy and (usually) free access to high..
This blog is about how to improve your design skills, especially if you aren't a trained graphic designer. Experimenting with colours and textures is an innate human ability, as our Neanderthal forefathers used a variety..
How can business leaders and L&D teams better select, train and support managers? Managers have a surprisingly big impact on your business and there are many different ways to train and support managers - but first you..
Digital learning offers many different ways to train and support staff. From virtual classroom training and collaborative learning events to e learning content libraries, or blended learning solutions that include a..
If you live on planet earth, then the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will impact you. It is good to know your data rights; to understand how companies store and use information about you. If you work with..
We work closely with our clients when they first start using a new learning platform. It is a guided process of implementation with us leading the way for best practice adoption. We've done this for many clients including
Our guest contributer, John Strutt, an intelligence analyst and cyber security expert, explains what GDPR risk really means for your organisation. Intelligence analysts are the people most likely to see the consequences..
Html5 video is used in most eLearning and digital content production. The big advantage of html5 video is that it is a universal standard for different mobile devices and screen sizes. But just because it is easier to use..
Our clients are always asking us about how to get started with creating their own eLearning content. Part of this challenge is choosing a digital learning authoring tool. This blogs explains the benefits and features of a..
What to look for in a next-generation LMS?
There are many learning management systems (LMS) offerings on the market today and procuring an LMS is a complex buying decision - if you are new to eLearning or planning to..
Improve learner engagement by using realistic eLearning scenarios that highlight key decision points in challenging situations.
This blog is about how we brought a new learning approach to a global engineering company - based on storytelling. If you want to learn more about our approach to digital learning, check out our Digital content..
This blog is about how to create high quality eLearning content that will challenge and stretch your staff as they learn. We specialise in eLearning of the non-patronising kind, so have a look if you want to create better..
This blog is about what it takes to create high quality eLearning content. Many organisations use eLearning for compliance training and often, for staff, it becomes a race-to-the-finish, tick box exercise to just complete..
Today's blog is a guest post from Ollie Gardener, Co-founder and CEO of Noddlepod. You can read more about Ollie here. Noddlepod is described as a 'user-focused tool designed to provide the best possible platform for..
This blog is about how to create responsive eLearning - or mobile-ready eLearning content. Gone are the days where people were stuck at their desks trying to complete long and tedious eLearning courses in one sitting. If..
This blog outlines five visual design techniques to keep your eLearning content engaging and impactful. Excellence in design is our thing - we have a design team who are passionate connoisseurs of design excellence. Find..
There are new approaches to learning that your staff now expect - from more flexible ways to learn to create content personalised to them. Blended learning is a way of picking what you want, and I was recently inspired by..
This blog is about challenging the eLearning industry to offer clients better solutions - and to stop the buzzwords! If you've ever been unhappy with an eLearning solution in the past, then this blog will help you to..
This blog is about delivering on the promise of eLearning. After all, eLearning has been around for a long time - since the early 1990s. But many organisations still have a bad impression of it. We're aiming to change..
What is staff engagement and how can we use modern digital learning to improve it? Elearning has evolved in recent times and your staff need and want better and more flexible options for training and development. But most..
This blog is about preparing to work with an eLearning provider and how to start eLearning projects with success in mind. Like all business transactions, thinking through what you want is a great place to start. We have..
We look at recent research on the importance of managers for your organisation and the impact on employees. At Logicearth, keep up-to-date with the latest research, trends and insights into the typical business..
This blog is about the future of elearning and the opportunities it could bring to your business. Learning technology and learning content have a terrible history. But all that could be about to change. New, innovative..
This blog is about challenging barriers to make social learning work for you. The more we work with clients, the more we see that company culture is the biggest predictor of success when it comes to introducing any type..
This blog is about gathering, and getting clear on your eLearning requirements. We've worked with many clients over the years and have gathered requirements for thousands of hours of eLearning, so we'd like to share our..
This blog is about the process of learning - which is more complex than most people consider. We're really fascinated by the topic of unlearning. We first wrote about it here - unlearning is the new learning. In our..
The science of learning has evolved significantly in the last ten years. If you work in learning and development, understanding the science of learning and new techniques and insights for workplace learning will help you..
This blog is about improving the graphical design of eLearning content. Whether you design your own eLearning content, or you outsource to an eLearning vendor, there are some design sins you should look out for.
This blog is about using a variety of learning techniques to better engage your staff. If you develop your own eLearning content, you might want to try these out. If you need help with boosting your digital content..
How can you make the experience of completing an eLearning course as easy as possible? User experience (UX) is a critical part of digital learning design that must be considered at every stage of development - especially..