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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.

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.

International Conference of eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society (2004)

ZaidLearn

How to turn an initial e-learning implementation failure into success through marketing, branding, promotion and appropriate packaging of content into meaningful and relevant courses, etc. Seven lessons learned: 1) If you build it, it does not necessarily follow that they will come! 2) Take careful effort to understand your market, product, and customers. Market it!, Achievement: 17 online courses and 18 in production, 24/7 support service, activity-based learning object model, and worldwide marketing network. million in 2004. Chiang Mai University, Thailand.

International Conference of eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society (2004)

ZaidLearn

How to turn an initial e-learning implementation failure into success through marketing, branding, promotion and appropriate packaging of content into meaningful and relevant courses, etc. Seven lessons learned: 1) If you build it, it does not necessarily follow that they will come! 2) Take careful effort to understand your market, product, and customers. Market it!, Achievement: 17 online courses and 18 in production, 24/7 support service, activity-based learning object model, and worldwide marketing network. million in 2004. Chiang Mai University, Thailand.

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Josh Bersin of Bersin & Associates, an e-learning consulting firm, will present highlights from the company's report "Learning Management Systems 2004: Facts, Practical Analysis, and Trends" TOMORROW (July 15) from 2:00 p.m. Free LMS Webinar tomorrow. Sorry for the late notice, but I just received this information. This Webinar could be helpful for anyone considering implementing a learning management system. to 3:00 p.m., Sign up for the free Webinar here. You can submit questions in advance by emailing info@bersin.com

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.

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Kathryn Silcox is suing Trinity Southern University for consumer fraud and illegal email marketing after she filled out the university's self-evaluation form and applied for a $299 bachelor's degree under her cat's name. Cat gets online degree; owner sues. From the News of the Weird file: A woman is suing an online university after her cat was granted an MBA degree. The woman just happens to be the deputy attorney general in Pennsylvania. The university granted the cat not only a bachelor's degree but also an MBA--if the cat would pay an additional $100.

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This month's feature articles : --"Get a Seat at the Table" by Kenneth Brown. --"Waiting to Exhale" (how the job market is finally looking up) by Chris Taylor --"An Illuminated Path" (on the Organizational Savvy Model at Becton-Dickinson) by Martin Seldman and Edward Betof --"Learning Outsourcing: A Reality Check" by Nancy DeViney and ASTD's own Brenda Sugrue. December T+D now online. The December issue of T+D magazine is up online here. The Brown feature is free to all with registration while the others are free for ASTD members only. It is free with registration. Check it out

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How senior executives speak about learning (Hoff). -- You can go wrong by not staying aligned with the business strategy and long-term vision , by being too tactical and not long-term strategic enough (Teal). --Two other areas to contribute: Helping the business go into new practice areas and markets. Best you might've missed: TechLearn, pt. 3. Here are notes from a couple of other sessions I attended. The Buck Stops Here (Chief Learning Officers Panel). The measures of success are effectiveness and efficiency metrics, how revenue grows, whether leaders are developed.

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SmallPiecesLooselyJoined at New Media Consortium (NMC 2004) conference. Markets are nothing more than conversations.We are key to the subject, but we're missing in action after working in secret for years. listen to these conversations coming from inside, outside, over, and above even the hardest-shelled companies that still think marketing means lobbing messages into crowds. Two very cool ideas. 1. How can new social software tools be used in learning; how can educators "deploy, connect, de-connect them in useful and interesting ways"? Our only hope is to talk. and, ".listen

How Taking Baby Steps Can Lead to Giant Success in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Taking baby steps to achieve giant success in elearning The most difficult part of starting a project is making that crucial "first step.” Especially in elearning where the market is flooded with too many choices for authoring tools, software, and learning management systems, it is so easy for any project lead to get lost in the maze. Topics this issue: 1. Taking baby steps to achieve giant success in elearning 2. Featured slideshow: "Readiness to Study" 3. The Blended e-Learning Workshop: Your first step to elearning success 1. Better yet, maximize it!

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Behar Marketing Ltd, a company describing themselves as "E-Learning Web Publishers," has published a set of 200 PowerPoint slides on Shakespeare's Hamlet. Wednesday inbox tidbits. There are two interesting tidbits in my email inbox I'd like to share with readers. -- Generational Media Study. The report from this study was recently released by the Online Publishers Association. Granted, they have an inherent bias as they report which media are preferred, but the results are still worth noting. The main headline? They are digital natives and are extremely comfortable online.

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Executive Development: Market Overview and Trans-Atlantic Considerations. September free Webinars. Here's another installment of your free Webinar listings. As always, I'm just providing the info, not endorsing. Taking place TOMORROW (September 9th) at 11 a.m. EDT , this session will provide information from the report "Transforming Corporate Leadership: Best Practices in Executive Education." Also, a former VP of management learning from Siemens will talk about the differences in executive development among European and U.S. organizations. The Power to Translate. Show Me Your Value.

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The results answer such questions as, Is the market rebounding for training and workplace learning professionals? Best of the week postponed but another offering made. Because of the holiday and my being out some of the week with a flu bug, I'm a bit behind on deadlines. So I'm going to postpone my best of the week this week. I'll do it either later in the week next week or do a super-duper double one next Friday. In the meantime, I offer you a free PDF of our recent survey results on training/workplace learning careers. We polled 389 workplace learning professionals. men or women?

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How to assess an applicant’s knowledge of a subject based on his or her Weblog, as told by the principals of a marketing and technology consulting business in the U.K.Best-of-the-two-weeks. As promised , here are the Websites and articles that I found the most interesting in the past two weeks. Have a good weekend, everyone. Theories. What’s Behind the 4-Minute Mile, Starbucks, and the Moon Landing? The Power of Impossible Thinking.” How do you transform your organization and the thinking of others? How do you harness the power of intuition?”. Yes, but towards what end?”. Learning.

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The offerings are marketed as boosting morale, teaching communication and listening skills, and creating a fun learning event. I can see more complex technology-based (but not computer-based) versions of these types of offerings being developed by a company in the future. This article from the Washington Post discusses how and why psychologists, computer scientists, and marketers are examining the way humans and their emotions respond to technology. Week-end wrap-up. NOTE: This entry has been revised to add permalinks. Have a good weekend, everyone

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EDT , Jeanne Meister, VP of market development for Accenture Learning; Brenda Sugrue, ASTD's own senior director of research; and Ray Vigil, CLO of Humana, Inc. Free Web seminars in June. Creativity and Innovation: Keys to Corporate Growth". On June 16th at 1 p.m. EDT , entrepreneur, psychologist, and attorney Dr. Jerry Cahn will discuss how to "understand the relationship between creativity and innovation, stimulate employee creativity, develop a business case for innovation, [and] build an innovative culture." His talk is sponsored by Presentation Excellence.

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Marketing consulting services. You do need to pay your own long distance charges to participate.) An ICA spokesman says, "Our goal is to energize consultants into being proactive about marketing, with sure-fire directions to promoting success More free online or teleseminars I don't make any guarantees about. Blended learning and leadership development. This event TOMORROW at 12 pm EST will discuss the results of a new study on blended learning by analysts Berin & Associates. Performance simulation and business results.

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This extensive free PDF is aimed at the higher education market but there's much useful information in it for anyone developing or using e-learning. Two good links for Wednesday reading. 1) New classroom tool. Traditional training and online learning are blending in more than just trainers' toolkits. Tools from one are being, and will be, used in the other. gave some examples a few posts back in terms of augmented reality. Here's another example--a device that brings the polling capability that exists in most virtual classrooms to traditional classrooms. Will this take off?

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.

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

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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. 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. 

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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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.