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Why is Instructional Design Trending Downward.since 2004?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

This is a bit surprising to me as I see online training becoming more and more popular every day. I see the digital marketing world promoting the online courses as another great form of content. I see more and more bloggers in the world of online training. The graphic above comes from trends.google.com using the search term "instructional design".  And of course the blog aggregation

Why SCORM 2004 failed & what that means for Tin Can

eFront

“SCORM 2004 is dying (if not already dead!).” For the careful observer there are many signs to support this view, and here are a few of them: Sign #1: 75% of packages are still on SCORM 1.2, 10 years after the initial release of SCORM 2004 [1] [2]. Sign #2: There is no certification process for tools and packages for the latest SCORM 2004 4 th edition. Low adoption. frameset?

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Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for any Best-In-Class LMS

Docebo

Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for Competitive, Market-Leading LMS Performance and Effectiveness. The most recent version, SCORM 2004, provides three major advantages over previous versions: It allows the instructor to see if a learner completed a course before awarding a pass/fail grade. SCORM 2004SCORM: The Early Standard for Elearning. Docebo is SCORM 1.2

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The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). Assessment/Survey/Polls – If your product doesn’t have it – you need it.  A scan across the market is clearly showing that this has become a required feature in an authoring tool. Over 98% of the LMS/LCMS/learning platform have at least one compliance standard, so why use a RCAT that doesn’t?  If it is the latter, and your system accepts SCORM 2004 only (which thus accepts 1.2 People want it.

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

when a company launched in 2004 can reach. market cap of over $300B in less than fifteen. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as. an annual review process) to newer. performance development systems.

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

So because China is such a large market, a negative trend in that market hurts the overall self-paced eLearning industry. billion from the market between 2016 and 2021. Recruiter.com indicates that the overall job outlook for Instructional Designer or Technologist careers has been positive since 2004. Death of Self-Pace eLearning. billion, down slightly from the $46.9

ELearning Evolution The Past 10 Years

LearnDash

It is hard to believe that 2004 was a decade ago. Smartphones, tablets, and similar devices flooded the market opening up new possibilities for how we learn on the go. The next few years will be somewhat of a golden era for elearning as the market is flooded with these concepts. As we all know, a lot can happen in a span of 10 years, especially in regards to technology.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. This is a growing market with new vendors showing up, but at the same time, others disappearing. The RCAT market, regardless if it is fee based or not, has come down to a single key question: What is a WBT course? There are those who stand out -mainly due to name recognition and market share and not necessarily because they have a great RCAT. When I was looking at a LMS/LCMS vendors in the last few years, one of my first questions, “Are you SCORM 2004 or 1.2

eLearning Australia

Upside Learning

We’ve been serving the Australian market for more than four years now. It’s not a large market for us but one that has been growing consistently. little googling and I discovered this report from The Canadian Trade Service, claiming the y-o-y growth rates in Australian elearning market to be around 27.3% between 2004 & 2009 and 12.8% for next 5 years. This blog claims that analysts predict Australia is likely to become the 2nd biggest market for eLearning after the USA. Adelaide and Perth too have a few.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

”  I see this with marketing pitches, “course compliance standard, or compliance standard,” – no, no it is not. What about SCORM 2004 3rd edition?  I hear it all the time from vendors who are in “wait mode” for xAPI.  2004 3rd edition. and 2004 (3rd edition) go? . If VR takes off or say Microsoft HaloLens, then courses or content that can be utilized won’t need SCORM 1.2 or 2004 (3rd or 4th edition), at least in my opinion.  SCORM 2004 4th edition. Bad is bad. Boring is boring. What about pesky SCORM?  For what? 

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

”  I see this with marketing pitches, “course compliance standard, or compliance standard,” – no, no it is not. What about SCORM 2004 3rd edition?  I hear it all the time from vendors who are in “wait mode” for xAPI.  2004 3rd edition. and 2004 (3rd edition) go? . If VR takes off or say Microsoft HaloLens, then courses or content that can be utilized won’t need SCORM 1.2 or 2004 (3rd or 4th edition), at least in my opinion.  SCORM 2004 4th edition. Bad is bad. Boring is boring. What about pesky SCORM?  For what? 

SCORM Still Dominating ELearning?

LearnDash

Personally, I believe that Tin Can API has a marketing problem. A big one. The bigger picture here though is that they now know that there is a better way of doing things than what we did in 2004. For a very long time, SCORM was the go-to protocol for tracking and recording elearning. Eventually, Advanced Distributive Learning (a division of the U.S. But names are just names.

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A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring

Kapp Notes

We released our first product in 2004. Kapp: Having started in Russia and grown to be an international company can you tell us a little about the Russian eLearning market and how it might be similar or different from other markets around the world? Furthermore, the e-Learning market in Russia grows faster than in the rest of the world. Yury Uskov founder of iSpring.  .

A Conversation with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director/CEO of Sponge UK

Kapp Notes

Back in 2004, I was running a design and marketing company called Gusto. It proved a much more exciting industry and I found myself far more engaged by elearning than I had ever been with design and marketing. Here is some of our conversation. Kapp: First can you explain what Sponge UK does? It’s why we’re called Sponge! Rather unexpectedly, we won an elearning contract.

Top 5 LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Now, if you have been around since 2004 and have 30 clients that is another story – but regardless, it is not a factor in my assessment.    . Sorry, Charlie, traditional is a marketing term and besides that, ExpertusOne is not your Dad’s Oldsmobile (you knew, I had to toss that in there). One of the first vendors to offer the ask an expert as a feature, and by far one of the coolest systems on the market. I love information.  Knowledge.  Insight.  Acquiring facts and ideas from one publication to the next. want to know. Who is out there? Is it the UI/UX? Docebo.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day at DigitalChalk

DigitalChalk eLearning

He serves as a member of the Advisory Board to the Industries for the Blind and was named to the North Carolina Commission for the Blind by Governor Mike Easley in 2004. Announcements For DigitalChalk Users Marketing GAADWhat is Global Accessibility Awareness Day? GAAD was created by Joe Devon and Jennison Asuncion in 2011. GAAD at DigitalChalk. Enhanced Themes. Video Captioning.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Latest data: 95% of the tablet market is owned by iPad. 35 tablets will hit the market starting in early Q4 to late Q1 2011. HP Slate already is in the market, runs on Windows7, but targets the business market. There are over 30 tablets already in the market, besides the iPad, including some that run on the Android OS. This does not include the other tablets already out in the market, nor the Galaxy.  As mentioned a few months back, this is a continued growth market with lots of revenue growth. If you are in the TM market, you should. 

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

Ally (2008) Connectivist Theory : According to Siemens (2004), Connectivist Theory is for the digital age, where individuals learn and work in a networked environment. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. All of these are putting organizations and individuals in a tough spot.

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Latest data: 95% of the tablet market is owned by iPad. 35 tablets will hit the market starting in early Q4 to late Q1 2011. HP Slate already is in the market, runs on Windows7, but targets the business market. There are over 30 tablets already in the market, besides the iPad, including some that run on the Android OS. If it is, then kudos to those vendors for taking a huge leap in moving forward in the market – it is much needed. As mentioned a few months back, this is a continuing growth market with lots of revenue opps. your tablets.

Eight Successful Years Of Providing Innovative Learning Solutions

Upside Learning

8 years back, on 7 th April 2004, we began as a boot-strapped startup. It’s a significant achievement for us both in terms of completing 8 successful years and having earned a name for ourselves in the global market. Here’s a quick video put together by our marketing folks highlighting the important milestones. We feel proud of our achievements so far. Few misses. Many hits.

Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

eLearning 24-7

Curatr’s product is one of the new hybrid authoring systems to hit the market. That said, I am seeing these hybrid platforms on the rise – in the authoring tool market. I’m not going to lie here – this product is fun. Customized branding – another trend in the space and should be universal in the market. Why you may ask? Searchable content. Actors.

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

My job was to help author SCORM 2004, focusing on how to develop content that would work in SCORM systems. As early as 2004, you could find demonstrations by the Korean Education and Research Information Service (KERIS) of SCORM running on COMPAQ PDAs. was so popular and so adopted that people weren’t even bothering with SCORM 2004. years. This is where I had an epiphany.  .

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Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

Part of the reasoning I believe behind this approach is the idea that calling yourself an LMS is saying you are old and stodgy (neither of which is true) or “traditional” – a marketing term that many vendors love to toss out, just as they would toss “Free anchovies” if they sold pizzas (okay, no proof here). . SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition, AICC, PENS, xAPI, CMI-5).  As long as it has one of these. The market changes, so uh, get going (for those vendors who still have ZERO). The Alternative Vendors of Learning. Yippee!

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E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

In the Consumer Market World. With Video Learning Platforms – video can be what the consumer market identifies as video (usually the case) and yes, equally screen recordings. SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition (rarely used), AICC, PENS – all of which are compliance standards, each with strengths and minuses. . Then there is Tin Can aka xAPI.  I like the Tin Can term better than xAPI which is very technical and anyone in marketing knows, simple is better and xAPI just sounds too technical. The E-Learning World. Gaming Elements. Video.

Learning During Times of Growth

CLO Magazine

Although financial scrutiny remains, an executive mindset focused on both operational rigor in learning and ROI is part of the “new normal,” and many learning executives are reinvigorated about their jobs and the contribution their learning organizations can make to their companies’ efforts to increase market share and shareholder value. when it acquired Union Planters in early 2004.

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Game Based Learning – Competition

eLearning 24-7

SCORM, SCORM 1.2 or SCORM 2004, please.  No, AICC. Ability to use this for marketing purposes in any manner you see fit. For those who do submit a course, you will need to sign a document, allowing the E-Learning 24/7 blog to post your course into the LMS for viewing and to use your name in any form of marketing and advertising as it relates to the competition. If you are one of the top three, you will need to agree to be listed in any marketing materials, including but not withstanding press releases identifying you as one of the top three. Literally. Submit it. .

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Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Sure, you can use the extensive list of tools on the market, but for those who want real power and complexity ala from the days of Authorware, pickings are slim. Desktop – still the mass approach in the market. iSpring Suite - Supports HTML5 output, audio and video narration, awesome feature set including branded player, SCORM 2004, 1.2 Geared towards the masses. YouTube.

New ideas in a digital age

Learning with e's

According to Venezky (2004) this model can explain the adoption of ICT in schools, and holds true in many countries. 1991) Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and selling high-tech products to mainstream customers. 2004) Introductory Paper: Technology in the classroom: Steps toward a new vision. How are new ideas spread through society? Moore in his 1991 book 'Crossing the Chasm'.

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Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Another of the early free open source systems that were available on the market, eons ago (okay not that long ago).  In one long breath features include course management, certificates, calender, forums, role management on admin side, authoring tool, assessment, news/announcements, video gallery, surveys, e-commerce, messaging, chat, LDAP and CAS integration, SCORM 2004 and search bar. Everyone loves free, especially with software. Free software should be in a class by itself, because it often rumbles into three areas: 100% free with no watermarks, limited features/capabilities.

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura authored ‘Linking Learning to Business’ in January 2004 – one of the first industry benchmark studies at the time. We’ve been tracking learning development teams who, through innovation, are improving productivity or reducing attrition rates or decreasing the time to market… important business metrics that can be influenced by learning. THE INTERVIEW: 1. Learnnovators: Hi Laura.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

If I am an authoring tool vendor, I would explore what is happening in the authoring tool market, what my product looks like, how I can make it better for my target audience and what do I see or others I trust see the e-learning space is heading. . 2004 (3rd edition) included.  Where can you find this without having to have the programming skill sets needed to do so?  In only a select few authoring tools on the market. . Why minimize video overlays with video built-in assessments, when the market is clearly seeking it out?  Bewilderment and Confusion. But I digress.

SCORM – Set of Standards that make Courses and LMS Compatible

Paradiso

SCORM 2004 is another majorly used version, which is slowly getting superseded by Tin Can. There are a number of authoring tools available in the market for the creation of SCORM compliant courses. If you belong to the e-learning industry, you must’ve probably heard the term SCORM somewhere or the other. In case you haven’t… we’ll make things clearer for you! The 1.2

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The Real Truth about ROI – the Learning Performance Model

Learning Wire

Financial outcomes: profit, sales, market value. Hence, the more and better an organization trains its employees the more likely this organization will achieve a competitive advantage on the market. More specifically, they can increase customer satisfaction, profit, market growth, productivity and innovation. 2014). The context of the Learning Performance Model. 2012). 2001).

Low Cost LMSs – Yes, u can find one for under 10K

eLearning 24-7

Are there low cost systems for the education market? The variance of UIs from slick to yucky exist in this market, but don’t despair – awful UIs can be had in systems that run over 100K.  The LMS market as a whole, has some serious issues when it comes to “ease of use” and “sweet” user interfaces – on both the end user and admin side. Navigation can run the gambit – as it does on any system regardless of price point in the market. The low cost market in general offers a solid set of features. Number of Users.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

What is the best rapid authoring tool in the market? SCORM 2004. How do we choose the right tool that will provide the maximum return on our investment? Well, the answer to these questions is that the choice of a rapid authoring tool is based on your training development needs. As companies are diverse in their nature and working, so are their training needs. Audio capabilities.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

Brand marketing. Connectivist Theory: According to Siemens (2004), Connectivist Theory is for the digital age, where individuals learn and work in a networked environment. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. All of these are putting organizations and individuals in a tough spot.