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Create a Niche-Focused “Udemy” Site

LearnDash

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

LearnDash

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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Article Review: Overcoming the Fear of Feedback

Pract.us

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.”.

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

Pract.us

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.

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

Instant messaging sites, like Slack, and. 2015 Harvard Business Review article, a pair of GE. 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. happening now. it happen.

50 Must Read Ed-Tech Sites

LearnDash

Their site has thousands of articles dedication to educational technology tools, tips, tricks, influencers and more. So if you haven’t already, head over to their site to view their list of the top 50 must read sites in education technology. Each year, EdTech Magazine puts out a list of the must read blogs within the ed-tech industry. ed tech

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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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10 Must-Read Articles About Blended Learning

TalentLMS

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. 1. BlendedLearningNow  If you’re looking for information about blended learning you will most likely find it on this site. Dave Landry Jr.

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. 1. 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.

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

Instant messaging sites, like Slack, and. 2015 Harvard Business Review article, a pair of GE. 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. happening now. it happen.

A Complete List of Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The Internet is rife with free things, especially free stock image sites. However, there are usually three main issues with the free stock image sites: The free stock images aren’t really free. The free stock image sites are only there to point to for-pay stock image sites. Most of the free stock image sites are irrelevant. Free Stock Image Sites.

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

Pract.us

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. 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. 1.

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. Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction. eLearn: Feature Article E-learning 2.0 37. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. No particular order to these. 1. collaboration 8.

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 Tips: How to Add a Forum to a JoomlaLMS Site

JoomlaLMS

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.

JoomlaLMS 2.0.2: Maintenance Release

JoomlaLMS

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.

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. used Compete.com.

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. This seems to describe much of what goes on in Web site development today. The gap between an elegant Web site from an IT point-of-view and the quality of experience from a customer’s point-of-view appears to be as wide as ever. This is not easy.

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ATD TechKnowledge 2017 and Enterprise Learning that Works

Litmos

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. If you've never heard of ATD or Techknowledge, here's a quick primer. 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.

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).

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.

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.

5 reasons to avoid a Flash-based quiz creator

ProProfs

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. Articles

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Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

G-Cube

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.

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

Holiday Wish List for Corporate Training Professionals: Part 4 - Software for Content Creation

Litmos

You'll notice that nowhere on their site do they brag about being SCORM compliant. ArticlesIntroduction to Scaling Up Knowledge. The creation of media content is how we scale up the sharing of knowledge. When 1:1 training becomes impossible we capture the wisdom of subject matter experts in media. We can use audio and video to record the wisdom of an expert. And they are the best.

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.

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.

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.

Top Ten Learning Resources of 2011

OpenSesame

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

Docebo

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.

Top 4 Things You Can Learn from Buzzfeed (and #2 will blow your mind!)

Association eLearning

You’ve probably seen their articles with catchy titles like, “20 Reasons the 90’s were Awesome,” or, “10 of the Cutest Cats You’ve Ever Seen (#4 is so cute you’ll want to explode).” While many may feel that these kinds of sites are heralding the end of intellectualism, no one can deny they’re effective for driving traffic. These images add color and life to the article.

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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 de-contextualize snippets of conversations, texts, dialogues heard, reassemble the various bits and pieces, add our thoughts and pass on the new "mash-up" till it has lost all resemblance to the source. 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.

I Need an LMS. Where Do I Start?

Experiencing eLearning

Five Steps to Evaluate and Select an LMS: Proven Practices is the first in a series of five articles on how to select and implement an LMS. This first article explains the selection process; later articles explain implementation, ongoing operation, and looking to the future. You can also read all of his posts on e-learning with WordPress sites. Membership required).