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eLearning Guild Research: What Authoring Tool Do You Want to Buy? by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

When The eLearning Guild asked practitioners about the authoring tools they use for asynchronous. eLearning development, we learned which tools they use most, which they deem most important, and. Whatever your role in eLearning, you will want to read this. Design & Development Tools Getting Started Management Mobile Learning Rapid Development

Using Rapid Authoring Tools to Design eLearning Courses for Multiple Devices

Bottom-Line Performance

Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. Let’s face it: the primary delivery tool for eLearning is still usually a desktop or laptop computer. This was our approach: Use Articulate (a rapid authoring tool) to decrease development time and cost. eLearning Design Considerations for iPad.

eLearning Guild Research: Come On In, the Tools Are Grrrrrreat! by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

What are members of The eLearning Guild saying about the tools they use in their work? Recent Guild research reports offer the comments of members about eLearning software, and here are a few of those responses. Design & Development Tools Learning Research

Saying Good-bye to The eLearning Guild (but not leaving the Guild family)

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

On August 27th I begin the next chapter of my eLearning career. I am leaving the Training and Development industry's most important professional association, The eLearning Guild , to be part of a startup in the data center industry. But before I go into more about the new gig I want to use this blog post as opportunity to reflect on my time with The eLearning Guild, and why DevLearn 2012 is going to be AWESOME! And in 2006 I was speaking at another eLearning Guild event, between sessions, when I took the call that finalized my leaving Intel.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

She’s targeted an area on which to focus and starts exploring some tools and resources. She finds some great articles and even some free elearning to help her gain a deeper understanding of SMART and get exposure to a number of cases and examples. DIAGNOSE Go through learning activities, classroom, elearning, etc. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. Our experience.

eLearning Guild Research: What Authoring Tool Features Are Important to You? by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

The 2013 Authoring Tools Research Report provides a great deal of valuable information about eLearning. practitioner’s choice of authoring tools. eLearning authoring tool features. Design & Development Tools Learning Research Management

eLearning Guild Research: Karl Kapp on Using Stories by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

Research shows that stories are extremely powerful tools for learning. described in the Guild’s new Big Answers report, Using Stories for Learning: Answers to Five Key. That’s because our brain has a. natural ability to remember facts told in a story. The implications of using stories to support learning are. Questions, by Karl Kapp.

Top Tools for Online Teaching

eFront

Recently Top5 Online colleges.org published a list of the 99 Top Tools For Online Teaching , including eFront. Teaching Tools & Technologies. These tools for online teachers and learners can improve communication between participants who may be thousands of miles apart geographically, but learning together in a shared technologically enabled space. 1. eLearning Guild.

Recap of The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Learning Solutions Conference

E-learning Uncovered

Concurrent Session: Implementing Project Management Software for eLearning Production. We outlined our process for searching and selecting the tool and discussed the various features you can find in these tools. You can find our slides from the presentation here , and feel free to email me if you’d like to see the file we used to whittle down the tools we rated (there were 200 of them!). Concurrent Session: Ten Lessons Learned: My First Year in eLearning. Morning Buzz: Managing eLearning Translation Projects. As usual, we had a great time. SolutionFest.

Seven Top Authoring Tools by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild has just published a new research report, Rapid eLearning Authoring. The report provides an analysis of the top seven tools used by thousands of Guild members. Joe Ganci, the report author, offers you a handy table that summarizes the key features of the current versions of those top-seven tools, including best uses and cost.

Free eLearning solutions at the Learning Exchange platform @eLearningGuild

Ignatia Webs

The eLearning Guild has launched an interesting content creating and sharing program, called the Learning Exchange. The nice thing is that we all get to know each other better, and it provides us a stage to share eLearning content that we make anyway. At this point in time, you just need to provide the eLearning Guild with your contact details and eLearning profile.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. Many organizations hit a roadblock when a group of people, or one high-ranking person, resists using new social media tools. ” Whatever the reason, it’s important to understand why people are resisting social media tools in your organization.

eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

Almost every recipient of the “Best” awards at the 2013 eLearning Guild DemoFest featured the use of stories within the learning solution. Visuals and graphics:  Along with the use of storytelling, the winners at eLearning Guild’s DemoFest featured heavy use of visuals. Our industry is notorious for chasing after trends. First, the sizzle.

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eLearning Guild Research: Do I Need to Know about HTML5? by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

HTML5 is possibly a major part of this, and The eLearning Guild’s Research has plenty to say on the subject. Design & Development Tools Emerging Topics Getting Started Learning Research Professional DevelopmentWhat’s changing in your world of work? There’s almost certainly a lot more work, a lot more tasks, and a lot more variety. Get an overview of it here.

Thoughts about the first eLearning Guild Academy offering and my sad life ; )

Janet Clarey

At the eLearning Guild Academy , our goal is to help build mastery so an on-demand video library would only be part of any solution we offered. So, the first Guild Academy offering was a 30-day software training  course on Articulate Storyline held last month. We are adding Cameo , a reinforcement technology tool to the mix for the next course. “Cool. Good one.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 6-7, 2012 mLearning : Making Learning Mobile, offered by the eLearning Guild, online. link] January 24-25, 2013 eLearning Software : Productivity Tips and Secrets, organized by the eLearning Guild, offered online.

The eLearning Guild Academy: Introducing The Business of Instructional Design by Janet Clarey

Learning Solutions Magazine

covers tools and technologies, theories and models. The Guild Academy has a way to fill that void. A degree in instructional design provides the skills to create effective instruction and to manage. projects. But nearly all programs leave a gap in the. graduate’s. skill set: the real-world business side of the profession. the essentials that will support your success!

21 top elearning communities

Sponge UK

Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from each other in these elearning communities. Elearning network. The eLearning Guild. eLearning Global Network. Elearning edge. Elearning heroes. eLearning Industry. Elearning. Innovation in Elearning. Elearning network. LinkedIn – eLearning Global Network.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] December 8-9, 2011 Lessons and Insights from Ten eLearning Masters , offered by the eLearning Guild, online.

The Goldmine of Tips: Accessing The eLearning Guild's Curated Content by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild has thousands of curated resources in its archive, but how do you find what you are looking for? would be like searching for the proverbial needle in the legendary haystack if not for the Guild’s search tool. find the search tool and how to use it! Here’s. where to. Design Strategies Development Strategies Management Professional Development Training Strategies

New eLearning Guild Research Report Media for eLearning: Top Tools by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Many an argument gets started over the merits and deficits of media tools – those indispensible software products that provide the functions required for creating, editing, and building media and eLearning content. The latest Guild report gives you the facts you need when you are deciding which tool to learn, purchase, or use.

Raptivity is Now Available on The Learning Exchange

Raptivity

The eLearning Guild recently announced an exciting new way to share and learn - The Learning Exchange. The Learning Exchange encourages Guild members to learn from each other based on their experiences. Raptivity , the popular eLearning interactivity building tool, is also available on the Exchange now. It then covers how Raptivity could be integrated with other tools like Storyline and Captivate. The Learning Exchange as well as the course is available to all eLearning Guild members and associates for free.

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

Let’s get one thing out of the way, the future of eLearning isn’t about adding more ‘ animations ‘ to our existing eLearning (in the name of making courses more engaging), neither is it about an eLearning 2.0 or 3.0 So if technology isn’t the real challenge for us in transitioning from eLearning to mLearning, then what are the real challenges?

New Free eLearning Guild eBook: 53 Tips on Using the Cloud for eLearning by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

What does it mean to the eLearning world? To learn more, start here – 53 tips from 11 eLearning technology and instructional design experts in a free eBook! Content Management Future Trends ToolsWhat comes to mind when you think of the cloud? Do you think of exciting ways to use this latest technology … or do you think about a place meant solely for daydreams?

Top 25 websites for elearning tips

Sponge UK

Keep up with the latest trends or focus on specifics with these 25 elearning websites. Cut down on the browsing and focus on really beneficial resources with our list of 25 websites for elearning tips. Elearning Industry. eLearning Learning. Elearning Provocateur. Rapid eLearning | Adobe Captivate Blog. The elearning coach. Elearning industry.

Media for Learning: Top Tools - New Research Report from The eLearning Guild

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The eLearning Guild released it's highly anticipated TOP TOOLS report today. But next year's report, I suspect, will have a new tool on the list: iBook Author. Here are just a few of the data points revealed in the report: 46% want ability to support mobile delivery of their #eLearning media Adobe Captivate has largest media tool market share with 40.4% Top-rated #eLearning Media Tool by Cost = Audacity 85.6% Get the download here. Of course this report was completed prior to the Apple announcement. It's definitely a game changer. Right?

ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

ZaidLearn

Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem? 101 Free Learning Tools OpenCourseWare and Open Educational Resources Free EduGames Printer-Friendly Version Lets explore the idea that there is at least one excellent free learning tool (or site) for every learning problem, need or issue! Gmail Social bookmarking tool? Diigo Tool to translate text or a webpage?

Are You Ready? Your ATD ICE Conference Bag!

Learning Rebels

Last year, David Kelly interviewed me for the (then) upcoming Dev Learn Conference sponsored by the Elearning Guild. You can see the rest of the Elearning Guild “What’s in Your Conference Bag” series here. What apps/tools/resources help you get the most out of a conference? (It doesn’t have to be technology). Notebook/Pen(s) – sometimes you need to go old school.

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This is either in terms of specific needs, e.g., improve customer satisfaction, or as part of an overall eLearning strategy. I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. Predicting Needs The starting point for an eLearning Strategy is predicting needs.

The eLearning Guild releases Mobile Learning Report in time for mLearnCon

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The eLearning Guild announced the release of this years research report on mobile learning titled, Mobile Learning: Landscape and Trends. Paid Guild members can download the report HERE. The Guild's survey of its members regarding mobile device usage has some great data points to consider. Security issues and a Lack of Standards also topped the list of barriers.

Updated Comparison of E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

With the release of Studio ’13 a few weeks ago, I thought it would be a good time to update my authoring tool comparison grid. As always, this grid reflects MY OPINION of working with each of these tools. The tool has more variety and flexibility than before, but none of the changes have fundamentally changed the positioning of the tool in the broader landscape. Mobile.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. decided to share the list with remaining tools with you. Here are some of the tools I use: I write this blog in WordPress. My most valuable tool is probably Flipboard combined with Google reader. There is another tool like it; Zite. Maybe I use too many of them.

The eLearning Guild Celebrates 100 Online Forums! by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

Since 2004, The eLearning Guild has produced Online Forums focused on the newest tools, strategies, and trends in eLearning. After eight years of consistently high-quality programs, the Guild will produce its 100th Online Forum in December 2012. Make plans now to join the celebration and take part in this historic event!

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

These survey results of the UK Learning Trends Index (produced by GoodPractice in partnership with The Corporate eLearning Consortium, The Charities Learning Consortium, Reed Learning and INL Consultancy Work) gives a fresh view on the current state of L&D in UK today. Click here to become a signatory and pledge to promote Serious eLearning. Tools. The result? Quotes.

Looking for information on eLearning? Here are my favorite 8 places

Challenge to Learn

After the post that I wrote on how to find copyright free images I got a number of requests to also share other eLearning sources that I use. Places that get you started in eLearning or will give you more detailed information. Websites that have independent information on eLearning, tools, communities, things like that. If you want to find the latest post on any eLearning related topic, this is the place to go. ELearning industry. ELearningindustry has developed itself over the past two years as one of the major places to get info about eLearning.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 9-10, 2010 What’s Hot, What’s Not in e-Learning , eLearning Guild Online Seminar. link] February 14-16, 2011 O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference, 5 th annual, produced by O’Reilly Media, New York City, New York, USA. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com. link].

Professional Development Tips from The eLearning Guild by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild offers more opportunities and resources for your professional development than can be easily counted, but here are 21 of them (maybe more than that) for your consideration. Design & Development Tools Instructional Design Professional Development Project Management Training Strategies

Mastering the Art of Storyboarding for Elearning

NuggetHead

Storyboarding an elearning project comes in many forms and processes and is ultimately dictated by the project itself. Visually representing how an elearning project will flow and behave is difficult to convey in a storyboard written in MS Word or PowerPoint. Design starts on paper away from the tools. Used as a guide in the project management of an eLearning course.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

The eLearning Guild’s LS2011 event was well attended and features 50+ vendors and more than 1300 participants from the training and development industry. There were plenty of tools to create interactions (ala Engage-style functionality) as well as define animations and path-based motions which all rendered well in the final outputs. The Learning Solutions 2011 Event.