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Create a Niche-Focused “Udemy” Site


We are often asked if it is possible to create a Udemy-type site with LearnDash. Short answer: yes (see this article on creating a Udemy clone ). What you do not want to do is to create a site that is exactly like Udemy. For example, if you are a realtor then you can create a Udemy-type site that only has courses (and other resources perhaps) for realtors.

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12 Must-Know Learning Industry Sites


If you have an interest in elearning or instructional design, undoubtedly you have your list of favorite sites that you visit for coming up to speed with new trends and happenings. Below are some sites that are well known in this field. Elearning Learning – This site is designed to pull in the best content on the web related to the elearning industry. The List! Elearning!

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A Dozen Free Stock Video Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you’re not comfortable shooting your own stock video, try out some of these free stock videos sites. And don’t forget about all of the free stock photo sites we covered earlier. Fancy Footage Club : site is closed but they provide a Dropbox link to download all of the free stock videos. Mazwai : lots of videos, but the site seems to freeze when they all load.

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Article Review: Overcoming the Fear of Feedback

What I learned from this article. Rodsevich sites psychology research that suggests we remember negative experiences more than positive ones, which probably evolved as a survival mechanism. This article has some great strategies for overcoming fear of feedback. Does constructive criticism make you want to hide? If you hate feedback, don’t feel bad. That’s just how I am.”.

Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

To help you sort through the clutter, I’ve gathered the ten top articles from both our Bottom-Line Performance and Knowledge Guru blogs from the past year. These articles were picked based off of page views, social media shares, educational value and overall reaction from the corporate learning community. What L&D initiatives will you focus on first? Read More. Read More.

Article Review: “Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More”

Stroll through any social media site and you’ll be bombarded with well-meaning suggestions for improving your motivation, will power, and drive to succeed. But behavioral psychology writer James Clear suggests in his recent article “Motivation is Overvalued. What I learned from this article. Thanks to James Clear for an insightful and thought-provoking article.

10 Must-Read Articles About Blended Learning


We gathered top 10 articles about blended learning that will not only explain the idea behind combining learning techniques but also give you answers to your questions and tips on building your very own blended learning strategy. BlendedLearningNow If you’re looking for information about blended learning you will most likely find it on this site. That’s blended learning.

Top 5 Blog Sites on E-Learning Instructional Design

CommLab India

Check out these top 5 blog sites on e-learning instructional design that will help you in designing first-rate e-learning courses. and allows you to find the latest trends, articles, and news. Go through these blog sites to design effective, engaging, and learner-friendly e-learning courses. Are you designing an e-learning course for the first time? Cathy-Moore. Learnlets.

Article Review: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs

David James, chief learning strategist for Looop, explores this idea in his article for Learning Solutions Magazine , “Next Action: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs.”. What I learned from this article. L&D teams can meet business goals better by getting learning resources out into the workflow. What does a disruptive approach to L&D look like?

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

To me, the seven top articles from the past year are really a checklist of what’s important and pressing to learning professionals. You’ll notice that games and gamification are mysteriously not on this list of articles. I hope you find one or more of these articles helpful. They were the most visited articles on our site for the year, based on total web traffic.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction. eLearn: Feature Article E-learning 2.0 A Big List of Sites That Teach You How To Do Stuff 75. just reached 100. Web 2.0:

PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  There are infinite reasons why you may not be able to give a presentation in person, many of which I covered in my article on  adding Text-To-Speech to PowerPoint presentations. When you can't be there in person, but you want to send along a PowerPoint deck in your place, there are a few reasons why you might want to use a slide-sharing site. Whatever the case, a slide-sharing site can give you the peace of mind of not having to worry about technical snafus while giving you a platform to attract potential viewers. SlideShare. authorSTREAM.

JoomlaLMS 2.0.2: Maintenance Release


The new version is available for upgrade at your Member’s Area, at the Administration area of your site and purchase at our store. Blog articlesJoomlaLMS team is glad to introduce JoomlaLMS 2.0.2 maintenance release with a long waited PDF certificates feature and a number of fixes and improvements.

JoomlaLMS Tips: How to Add a Forum to a JoomlaLMS Site


Blog articlesAs you might know, by default, JoomlaLMS is not integrated with any Joomla! forum tool. We abandoned the integration in favor of a JoomlaLMS native forum tool that is in the development stage currently.

A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training


Mailing CD-ROM courses to offices around the world was significantly cheaper than regularly sending instructors to the same sites. Articles history of CBT history of corporate training The history of elearning the history of LMSAs I get older, new professionals fresh out of Ed Tech programs look younger and younger. I often wonder if they know about how we got to where we are today.

Top eLearning Sites?

Tony Karrer

I was asked what the biggest traffic sites are in eLearning that were not vendor specific sites. My quick answer was that Jane Hart’s site , eLearning Learning and The eLearning Guild would be among the top. Cathy pointed me to questions about Alexa ( Wikipedia article ). And there are sites like ASTD that go well outside the world of eLearning.

Ecommerce: One Size Does Not Fit All

The Peformance Improvement

It’s as if companies forget everything they know about customer service when they build a Web site. A New York Times article about online books quotes Peter Meyers, author of “Breaking the Page,” as saying: A lot of these [Web-based] solutions were born out of a programmer’s ability to do something rather than the reader’s enthusiasm for things they need. This is not easy.

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Understanding the Role of Training in the Extended Enterprise


One organization I’ve worked with offered a suite of tutorials online for free, but that was backed up with paid certifications and on-site support as part of a learning plan. Articles Enterprise Learning automated training management solution automated training system Corporate Training extended enterprise extended enterprise training Learning Management System Training as a Profit Center

ATD TechKnowledge 2017 and Enterprise Learning that Works


There web site defines the organization as…. “. Articles ATD Techknowledge ATDTK Litmos at ATDTK TechKnowledgeThe Litmos team had fantastic team at ATD TK this year. They showed off enterprise learning that works, and everyone enjoys using. The event had over 1000 people attending in Las Vegas. I had some great conversations with attendees and colleagues in learning. The Keynotes.

Responsive Design for eLearning [Article in @learningsolmag]

Learning Visions

Read the full article Responsive Learning Is a Must-have, Not Just Nice-to-have , featured this week on the eLearning Guild''s Learning Solutions Magazine. Check out this article by James Corey-Wright, Kineo UK''s Head of Learning Design, "Responsive Digital Learning - All for One, One for All". And then go visit the Adapt Community site , for information and demos of the open-source Adapt Framework. "It’s a fact: we live in a multi-device world. I’m currently sitting at a desk with my laptop open, my phone next to me, and a tablet within reach on the counter.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Elgg is a social networking engine and publishing platform for running your own social networking site on a public or private server. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Understanding the universe of options can help you match your need to the best approach. Listing is alphabetical.). Audacity.

Articulate Resources and Articles

eLearning Brothers

If you’re like me I’m always looking for good articles and “how-to&# blogs on Articulate. Articles: Articulate and Flash Audio. Blogs/Sites: Articulate Forums. So I thought that I’d share a few resources that I’ve written and use. Navigating the Articulate API with Flash. Scavenger Hunts in Articulate. Using Flash to Control Articulate Navigation. Rapid eLearning Blog (great usability and design info). Mozealous (technical developer info). Daveperso (technical developer info).

5 reasons to avoid a Flash-based quiz creator


Since Flash technology is widely used in creating advertisements, some web-browsers and email sites may block the images and videos in a Flash quiz regarding it as spam. You can even take the embed code from any other site like Scribd, SlideShare etc, and add the content to your quizzes, to make them more interactive and fun, without overhead of Flash. Articlesc) Flash Embeds.

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PBS Article: 8 Video Game Myths Debunked

Kapp Notes

A while back, PBS did a series on video games called The Video Game Revolution and they created a companion web site. One article on the site takes apart some common myths about video games. Check out Reality Bytes: Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked for yourself, in the meantime, here is small sampling of the conclusions of the article. Myth is listed first then the rebuttal: 1. The availability of video games has led to an epidemic of youth violence. It’s true that young offenders who have committed school shootings in America have also been game players.

9 Tips To Maximize Employee Involvement In Online Training Development


This article explores 9 ways that you can maximize employee involvement in online training development. Most Learning Management Systems and social media sites will even handle this task for you. Ask your employees to share resource links and user-generated online training content on your corporate eLearning blog or site. Many employees dread online training. e-Learning

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer


Social Networking Sites. There are many popular social networking sites available which provide an opportunity for learners and trainers to connect and learn together. Networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn allow users to create separate pages or communities where discussions can be held on specific topics. This can create obstacles for the learner. Blogs and Wikis.

Curated Insights: Writing Good Questions


Pooja’s site is a great place to start, if you want to expand your use of this strategy. That’s the case Will Thalheimer makes for scenario-based questions in this brief article. For more curated content, visit my Flipboard mags , where I post new articles on a variety of workplace learning topics every day. Can you write a good multiple choice question? And I mean BAD.

Why Employee Training Articles are Important for Your Employee Development

WalkMe Training Station

There are plenty of employee training articles on the internet. However, like most things on the internet, it’s also important to exercise a little discrimination in how you choose articles for your company’s training program. For example if you find some corporate training articles but they are written by Bozo the Clown, perhaps it would be best to steer clear. Where Can You Find Quality Employee Training Articles? As we have already mentioned, there are plenty of personnel training articles on the internet. Employee Training

Technical Communication: Don't Wordpass on Passwords

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you'd like to create your own avatar,  check out AJ's article. Do not use the same combination of username/password for multiple sites. Note:  If you're finding it difficult to keep track of your passwords (perhaps you're following my advice and you're using different passwords for every site), consider a password manager. Use passphrases.

The Latest Training and Development Articles You Should Know

WalkMe Training Station

There’s no doubt that there are plenty of training and development articles on the internet, but choosing the good ones can take some work. Not only will you have to look at a wide selection of articles, you will also need to make sure that the information they offer is suitable for your company’s training needs. Fortunately, looking for the right training articles doesn’t have to be a difficult task. So if you’re searching for some quality training and development articles for your organization then here are few examples to help you get started.

Top Ten Learning Resources of 2011


In honor of the approaching year-end, here are my top resources of 2011: Sites, articles or resources I visited over and over again, sent to colleagues, memorized or otherwise relied upon, in no particular order. Right eLearning Solutions

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10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. Your collage might show a book from Amazon, a YouTube video and a page from a blog or web site. How can you search for something on a site when you’re not sure what’s there? Look for words of interest and then search for those articles or pages.

In response to: Why “Talk” Culture Ruins Everything

ID Reflections

casual conversations, on social networking sites, during water cooler gossips, in one-on-one conversations with friends.We And such dangers are on the rise with the Social Networking sites permeating the very fabric of our lives. Tags: Reflection social networking sites Personal communication I was reading Why “Talk” Culture Ruins Everything by Hugh McGuire this morning. And the scary part of "cherry picking" ideas and creating mash-ups from these were driven home once again. We do it all the We are wired to share our thoughts. We suffer from Homophily.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning


If you give it some thought, social networking sites are actually the perfect complement to bite-sized eLearning. Microlearning activities are often asynchronous, but sites like Facebook can make the eLearning experience more social and collaborative. Social media sites can be used to create bite-sized eLearning content. Stick To One Subject. Take A Spaced eLearning Approach.