Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?
JANUARY 10, 2017
This meant only three or four respondents were citing these trends as tools or tactics in their talent development toolkits: Computer-based training (CD-ROMs). At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. Intranets.
A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
Mailing CD-ROM courses to offices around the world was significantly cheaper than regularly sending instructors to the same sites. Companies providing CD-ROM training content boomed, as production no longer required programmers to create it. As CD-ROM courses and content began to lose market share to content on the internet, the industry shifted to web-based training.
FRED – Responsive eLearning Made Easy
JANUARY 14, 2014
Elearning has been evolving alongside web technologies and has come a long way from its earliest days of CD-ROM-based Authorware-created desktop-only solutions. As eLearning started being delivered through the Internet it became lighter (in bytes terms) and less sophisticated (richness- and interactivity-wise) to work well on low bandwidth dial-up connections. Then came Flash, which changed […]. eLearning Development Framework For Responsive eLearning Development FRED Responsive eLearning Responsive eLearning Development
eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms
MAY 11, 2016
For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom. If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?! In short, Andragogy is another way to say adult education.
The Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”
MARCH 12, 2015
Some content was converted/repurposed from textbooks to PDFs or interactive CD-Roms. Isn’t it amazing to think how far eLearning has come since the early 1990′s? It is truly remarkable how things have evolved so rapidly. When writing this post, I’ve been amazed how quickly technology is progressing and how it is starting to impact the methodology of content delivery.
Two innovations that have changed learning forever
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
witnessed the development of video cassette tapes, CD-ROMs, personal computers in the 70s and 80s but this was just the start. Earlier today in an interview for Sponge UK , I was asked the question: During your career in educational technology, what single innovation do you consider the most important? During that time I have seen a great number of innovations. Unported License.
The Various Modes of E-learning for Corporate Training
JULY 22, 2016
CD-ROM based learning. Today, eLearning has come a long way from CD-ROM to mobile-based learning. Is there a way to train global employees with minimal costs? Yes, through eLearning. It imparts knowledge to global audiences in one go through devices such as desktops, laptops, and mobiles. In simple words, e-learning has brought the classroom to the learners’ doorstep.
An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing
Challenge to Learn
DECEMBER 20, 2015
We started in 1996 with a CD-rom version, that was followed in 2006 by a windows based edition. Internet has changed everything and it is changing eLearning fundamentally. It has become so easy to publish information instead of just consuming it. Posting information on the web doesn’t require any technical knowledge anymore. Now all of us can be creators. What is happening? Sales.
iBooks Author: Any relevance for learning in the workplace?
Clive on Learning
JANUARY 22, 2012
As Managing Director of Publishing for Epic, back in the 1990s, I was involved in quite a few CD-ROM projects that mirrored quite closely was is envisioned for the iPad. The difference is that iBooks Author creates a tightly formatted, packaged product that can be sold, just like a CD-ROM or a paperback. As I've just returned from a week walking in the sunshine of Almeria, I'm probably the last to comment on Apple's announcement of it's publishing platform for multimedia text books on the iPad. If you missed it, see iBook Author here. So who benefits?
10 Great Moments in eLearning History
APRIL 24, 2014
The Multimedia PC (MPC) came with a CD-ROM drive, meaning that the device can display video synced with audio. Alongside CD-ROMs came Microsoft Powerpoint, a modern presentation software quickly embraced by lecturers, executives, teachers and students. CD-ROMs quickly became a thing of the past. eLearning didn''t happen overnight. Web 2.0 Mobile learning.
My life…in elearning
OCTOBER 21, 2011
15 years ago I got a job as an instructional designer/multimedia producer at a company that created training programs delivered on CD ROMS. 20 years ago I was a struggling recent college graduate who had moved to Boston in the middle of a recession. It sounded really glamorous to me. We had our own proprietary development system that allowed us to use VIDEO. You there.
The 18 Essential Steps of a Course Design
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
This step deals with a CD-ROM based LMS or a web-based LMS depending on the request of the customer. Install and configure to go live on the web-based LMS or distribute CD-ROMs to individuals for a computer based LMS. An eLearning course design and development is a major project that needs to be handled using the formal protocols of a project management life cycle.
The teacher as storyteller
Clive on Learning
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
Back in 2003, I devoted a great deal of energy to the design of a new CD-ROM course entitled Ten Ways to Avoid Death by PowerPoint. A few days ago, I sat down to write a post explaining why I thought stories were such a powerful tool for learning. In my research, I came across a post I originally published in 2005. No, you guessed it, it was the story. What about the science?
What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?
The Peformance Improvement
MARCH 22, 2012
Putting a course on the Web or on a CD-ROM does not ensure performance improvement.( We need to examine the proliferation of Web-based education before it gets out of hand (It may be too late.). Online college courses are being promoted as the panacea for producing more college graduates and strengthening the workforce. Nobody wants to be left behind. study by the U.S.
Encouraging Rookie Smarts
APRIL 17, 2015
remember spending hours at the bookstore learning how to create CD-ROMs; now most professional learning is done on the Internet. A few weeks ago, I attended ISA’s 2015 Annual Business Retreat, a summit for executives in the training industry. The keynote was Sparking Brilliant Work , by Liz Wiseman, President of the Wiseman Group, a high-profile leadership consulting firm.
Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market
OCTOBER 17, 2012
But I’ve seen this before – it was called CBT (Computer based training with a CD-ROM). Better yet – there are plenty of authoring tools today who offer outputs for CD-ROM and DVD, which is saying CBT (granted with DVD). Why would someone want to take a rapid authoring tool course on a CD player? Fear #1 – Evil Clown Pricing. Lectora X.6
Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Fun with Learning
MARCH 14, 2007
It was low graphics but high entertainment. So the other day my youngest son and I go on the Jellyvision site to check it out. We go to the iCi showroom and play the CompassLearning games. Every topic my 9 year old says."hey hey we are learning that in school." Alright, I know this." This is fun!" Many they like, some they think are horrible and a few they love. The secret to Jellyvision is. sound.
Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning
OCTOBER 11, 2011
raise your hand while interacting with a CD ROM). These are my live blogged notes from a webinar today with Float Learning: Instructional Design for Mobile #id4mlearning. Advance apologies for typos or incoherence… Brought to us today by: Adam Bockler, Float Gary Woodill, Sr. Analyst at Float @gwoodill Jeff Tillet mLearning Strategist and Evangelist at Float (formerly ID at T-mobile) @mojotillett Chad Udell at Float @visualrinse www.floatlearning.com 18 month old company with focus on mobile. floatlearning Agenda: conversation points Where we came from Where we are at?
Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools
JUNE 30, 2010
web, LMS, CD-ROM). I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. When do I use it? What do I like about it? What do I not like about it? For many tools, the answers are as expected. SCORM 1.2,
eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
The specification was originally intended for CD-ROM or local file based content, and was updated in 1998 and 1999 to use a protocol known as HACP (HTTP-based AICC/CMI Protocol) to allow it to operate in a Web-based environment. In this article we’re going to look at the history of those standards, and where we are today. SCORM. Later that year, this was replaced by SCORM 1.2,
The power of TinCan is slowly kicking in
Challenge to Learn
JULY 8, 2012
You can put learning content in in a website, an intranet, a CD-rom, a flash stick and still record the progress the learners has made. It’s now three weeks after mlearncon and for me the power of project TinCan is still sinking in. At first I thought:’Cool now we can measure learning experiences outside an LMS, that’s pretty big!’ The future has started now!
The Demise of E-learning (the brand)
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Our first products, known simply as Computer Based Training, or CBT, had no inherent dissemination method, instead relying on distribution of diskettes or CD-ROMs. It was 1996, and many of us in training organizations around the world were just beginning to use the early tools to move training to the personal computer. ” The Erosion of the E-learning Brand. The Brand Promise.
Gramophone to IPod: What Has the Journey Got to do with E-learning Development
AUGUST 7, 2016
Initially, technology-enabled learning materials were delivered in the form of CD-ROMs. Change is the only constant. – Heraclitus. The world of audio players has come a long way in the last 70 years, from the days of the Gramophone to today’s iPods. As an e-learning professional, I believe the evolution of audio players has a lot in common with the evolution of online learning.
Lectora to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into Engaging E-learning
OCTOBER 25, 2016
Lectora can be used to publish to various formats such as HTML5, Executable File (exe), CD-ROM, Course Mill, AICC, SCORM, and xAPI. In my previous blog, we have seen how to convert your PowerPoint presentations into e-learning courses using Adobe Captivate. Step 01: Choose the PowerPoint presentation you want to convert to an e-learning course and delete unwanted slides , if any.
John Maeda The Art of Leadership #LSCon
MARCH 21, 2012
Technology…delivery text, images, music, movies…there’s a pattern across CD ROMS to browsers to phones…we’re kind of stuck in this loop now. Opening keynote session with John Maeda, President of Rhode Island School of Design. I’m at Learning Solutions in Orlando today – hosted by the eLearning Guild. Forgive typos and poor grammar! The Art of Leadership Maeda was tenured faculty at MIT – professor by day, student by night as he got an MBA. And then four years ago he became college president with no training! So he bought books. And now he’s been learning about art and design.
5 Benefits of Using an LMS to Deliver Online Training Courses
JANUARY 24, 2017
There are various ways you can deliver e-learning courses to learners, such as through an intranet, CD-ROMs, USBs, and so on. In recent years, the demand for technology-enabled learning solutions is increasing by leaps and bounds. This growth is driven primarily by the possibility of delivering training in a flexible, cost-effective manner, online. An LMS enables you to: 1.
It is great to have that startup feeling again
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 3, 2016
The first edition of Easygenerator was a CD-ROM tool based on Authorware. This week Easygenerator moved into a new office and that gave me the “startup feeling” all over again. We moved our entire Dutch office with one small trailer and one hour later we were working again from our new office. realized what we have achieved in a bit over two years. We date back to 1995.
What’s hip in learning in France
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
One outfit here claimed to deliver social learning experiences on CD-ROM. Today I attended two learning events in Paris, in the morning the iLearning Forum hosted by Sally Ann Moore and this afternoon Expo-Langues , the conference where Peter Isackson and I will be speaking tomorrow morning. Buzzwords travel from the U.S. to France incredibly fast. Catalog of courses? Social?
Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple
Clive on Learning
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
Michael was, of course, the creator of Authorware, a highly powerful tool from the CD-ROM era, which Adobe eventually gave up on after they inherited it from Macromedia. Here at DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas I've got authoring tools on my mind. Because I have been able to take a look at two new tools today, which I'm sure are going to have a major impact. The have one thing in common and lots of differences. First up is Storyline from Articulate. The Articulate Studio has been incredibly popular and some developers have achieved impressive results. So what's special? That's a shame.
Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning
OCTOBER 17, 2010
CourseLab CourseLab is a powerful, yet easy-to-use, e-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating high-quality interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), CD-ROMS and other devices. The answer is simple. The list that it follows is not in particular order. Posted by ???????????
A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012
DECEMBER 19, 2012
CertPoint VLS Portals – but only to a laptop or CD Rom – so not a mobile device. I love the end of the year. It enables you to look back and see the triumphs, the disappointments, the good and the bad. Many people look back and are amazed. Thankfully, rather than just one person looking back and seeing what happened, we can all do so. . like that because it tells a story.
7 Tips To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
In the good old days, they were mailed directly to your door in the form of a CD-ROM. Self-paced eLearning courses put trainees in charge of their eLearning experience. Though they offer a broad range of benefits, lack of motivation and mental focus can prove to be problematic. How To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course. But with modern technology come brand new eLearning obstacles.
Doctors versus internet: who is better at diagnosing?
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
Many participants in the MOOC remembered the CD-ROM with the Encarta encyclopedia, the documentation centres with microfiches, the subscription to a magazine, the Yellow Pages. I have dreamed for a long time of organizing our own MOOC. I was waiting to somebody to pay me for it, but nobody did. The challenge for in a MOOC is to facilitate a large group process online. To start with.
E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
CBT – Computer based training. CD-ROM and in some cases, DVD built courses. . As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon. In turn it is this jargon that can create confusion and misunderstanding not only for newbies into the space but also for hardened veterans. While it would be so much simpler if everyone used the same terminology – consumer world equal to e-learning world, that would be to easy and as anyone who has even put their toes into the online learning world, easy is a word that is rarely afforded. The E-Learning World.