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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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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.

What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

The LMS market is strong. They are necessary for the evolution of any system and mandatory to garner more market share. How many times have you looked at a system, only to say to yourselves, wasn’t that available back in 2004 and if so, why are they touting that as something new? Here is the thing, what these vendors fail to understand is these markets are selecting open source solutions, often for the following. Marketing. From a marketing standpoint – digital is the driver now. The Negatives. Why Does it Occur? Great stuff, for 1996.

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.

The writings of Lee Kraus

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media October 10, 2004 tags: Training2004 I have decided to try to blog my experience at Training Fall. Apple does marketing and branding sooo good. It has inspired me to do better with our marketing message at the office. feel that if we could incorporate this type of consistent marketing into our content development efforts it would improve the effectiveness of our training. Well, there is a line here to use the IMacs to get online (notice I didnt say computers, great marketing). coolioso! Oh well. dont know.

The writings of Lee Kraus

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media October 12, 2004 tags: Training2004 Session 3, Nancy Lewis IBM 11:15am This was a great session. What learning is today? - not enough time - growing complexity - new skill gaps - difficulty finding what is needed - increased spoof-to-market requirements IBM intranet has 2.5 The writings of Lee Kraus Welcome! I try to focus on creativity, innovation, collaboration, technology, and elearning. New strategy in learning. On-Demand = leverages sophistication to do more. Skill sets today are obsolete in 3-5 years. The strategy.

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

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.

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.

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

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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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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

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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?

Marketing for Free Agents redux

Learning and Working on the Web

As a free-agent there are great opportunities to integrate work and learning and that is by thinking of marketing as education, both for you and your clients. Since a one-person business doesn’t have separate marketing and training departments, there’s no need to worry about any turf wars. Marketing is the same as Learning & Development.

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.

AICC, SCORM , xAPI, CC/LTI, CMI-5…What Does It All Mean?

eLearning Chef

Per the AICC Wikipedia article, “ AICC specifications are usually designed to be general purpose (not necessarily Aviation Specific) so that learning technology vendors can spread their costs across multiple markets and thus provide products (needed by the Aviation Industry) at a lower cost. and 2004. large subset of that group, however, does support at least some ‘edition’ of the 2004 specification. I f nothing else, the growth of eLearning seems to correlate directly to the growth of bizarre acronyms. Arguably the first eLearning standard. SCORM. Stay tuned…. CC/LTI.

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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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human networks connect through empathy

Learning and Working on the Web

As Lilia Efimova understood the two-way challenge of PKM with blogs in 2004, today we have to deal with the dual-edged sword of a networked mediated world. “To a great extent PKM [personal knowledge management] is about shifting responsibility for learning and knowledge sharing from a company to individuals and this is the greatest challenge for both sides. Individuals need to step up.

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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? 

RSS Reader Market in Disarray, Continues to Decline

Learning and Technology

RSS Reader Market in Disarray, Continues to Decline Written by Richard MacManus / December 20, 2009 8:04 PM / 74 Comments « Prior Post One of the interesting trends of 2009 has been the gradual decline of RSS Readers as a way for people to keep up with news and niche topics. Do people still use them and is there still a viable market for them? So what's happened to RSS Readers.

RSS Reader Market in Disarray, Continues to Decline

Learning and Technology

RSS Reader Market in Disarray, Continues to Decline Written by Richard MacManus / December 20, 2009 8:04 PM / 74 Comments « Prior Post One of the interesting trends of 2009 has been the gradual decline of RSS Readers as a way for people to keep up with news and niche topics. Do people still use them and is there still a viable market for them? So what's happened to RSS Readers.

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.

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.

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.