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Using MOOCs in Corporate Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Here are some other build-your-own-MOOC platforms to consider: Desire2Learn , ProProfs Training Maker , P2PU ,  and Google Course Builder (still in beta testing). eLearning Featured Posts Learning & Development MOOC Training Alison Canvas network Desire2Learn ILT Instructor Led Training mooc Saylor Foundation When MOOC-mania hit first exploded, a general panic arose in higher education: Would MOOCs make colleges and universities obsolete? MOOCs will not kill higher education, but they will greatly impact how it is delivered. The same can be said for corporate training.

Desire2Learn Mobile FLV - eLearning from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Here what eLearning Learning thinks is the most interesting stuff from last week. Actually, it's what all of you seemed to think was the most interesting stuff from last week. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Electronic Papyrus , May 3, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals. Browse eLearning Content

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

The online component of the PLCC course is hosted in Desire2Learn LMS. Many of the activities require the help of technology like the Desire2Learn learning management system. Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Branded Provider. 2. Cohort Model. 4.

Top Ten Learning Management Systems – July Rankings

eLearning 24-7

Sorry Desire2Learn and Blackboard. Back for another installment of the rankings. Please be aware that the rankings are on-going and as such subject to change month by month.  The final rankings will be the top 25 LMSs of 2013, will be posted in December. The system has come a long way – and that is a good thing, with a nice UI and components including mobile learning. Pricing is high.

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

Blackboard’s identity crisis, Desire2Learn’s optimism, and Instructure’s coolness  GEORGE SIEMENS   |  FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires. The current generation of students will witness the remaking of our education system. Education faces enormous pressure. It’s much, much bigger. MORE >> DAVID WEINBERGER. Ranking. 

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2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Desire2Learn. Learning management systems didn’t die.  They evolved, and today we recognize them. Quick LMS History. Corporate LMSs were invented almost 30 years ago to manage and report on the training and compliance of their employees and contractors.  They were expensive to purchase, implement, maintain, host, upgrade and replace.  Starting around 2010, the market began changing again. 

Breakthrough eLearning: Engage or Enrage

Breakthrough eLearning

Prenskys thesis is that many kids are thoroughly bored and uninterested in school because the nature of schooling has not changed much in hundreds of years. The digital natives face the same old rote memory approach to learning that we did. However, in their lives outside the classroom they are using digital tools (e.g. WWW, wireless text messaging, electronic games, MP3s, PDAs, high end software) to be creators and active participants in activities, not just passive receptors and regurgitators of information. Hence, their rallying cry at school is "engage me or enrage me." A? , ??A???

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com. It covers events from four continents. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Private? Personal? What’s Next?,

Review of #ASTD2014 International Conference and Expo

eLearning 24-7

For example, Desire2Learn and Blackboard were there, Instructure was missing, along with many other well known education focused systems.  If you attended last week’s show in Washington D.C., you probably left feeling one of the following. Exhausted, but thrilled at everything you attended/saw. Exhausted and hungry – how can you run out of lunches on day one? Thrilled. Thrilled and angry about lack of free coffee – is it too much to ask for the amount of coin dropped to attend the show? Angry – don’t be looking at me, I’m something else. Intrigued.

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

Second Life ReadyGo Web Course Builder Desire2Learn Learning Environ. Desire2Learn Inc. Desire2Learn Inc. I don't know if I've seen this reported by the eLearningGuild , but their reports showed some interesting information about satisfaction levels reported by members on course authoring and rapid eLearning tool satisfaction levels. Lectora QMIND Design Collaboration P1.

The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Bonus: Why some systems such as Desire2Learn not included – Please read my post on Linkedin. I might as well get this out quickly to avoid the suspense. The best system for the education market is Moodle. Nah, just kidding. In a nutshell, Moodle is not an out of the box system. It is not a turnkey solution and frankly it is just not that good. Education Rocks! Parents are a mixed bag.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com. This year, he has cut down the list slightly to cover "selected events." " But its still a massive list. Do Different.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

Blackboard’s identity crisis, Desire2Learn’s optimism, and Instructure’s coolness GEORGE SIEMENS | FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012. Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next. GEORGE SIEMENS. JUNE 3, 2012. What is the theory that underpins our moocs? If you’re even casually aware of what is happening in higher education, you’ve likely heard of massive open online courses ( MOOCs ). MORE >> GEORGE SIEMENS.

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Daily Bookmarks 06/04/2008

Experiencing eLearning

tags: e-learning , highered , opensource , lms , sakai , moodle , blackboard , desire2learn. Gartner: E-learning Market Pushing Toward Open Source. Interview on the increase of open source LMSs Moodle and Sakai in higher education. Clive on Learning: Three tiers in the content pyramid. Clive Shepherd revises his model for e-learning tiers, adding a bottom level of social learning technology to the tiers of rapid development and high-end e-learning. High-end e-learning is a top-down model; social learning is bottom up. tags: e-learning , web2.0 , instructionaldesign , rapid.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

The online component of the PLCC course is hosted in Desire2Learn LMS. Many of the activities require the help of technology like the Desire2Learn learning management system. A Case Study of the UW Professional Life Coaching Certificate Program. Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design. 1.

E-Learning Q&A November Issue

eLearning 24-7

Desire2Learn. Back from Australia and boy are my arms tired (Yes, the worst joke ever!).  Seriously it was a great conference and glad to see so many people who attended as well as readers who stopped by to say “greetings” This week, another installment of Q&A from readers. It is a short week for me as I am heading off to London to speak at the Unicorn Training Conference before zinging over to Berlin to speak at Online Educa Berlin. The United States as you know is quite fragmented and highly competitive.  Granted the mobile is tied to smartphones, but it is a start.

What’s hot in Working Smarter in October

Jay Cross

good example of such a system is the Desire2Learn ePortfolio system. HAROLD JARCHE. OCTOBER 29, 2013. PKM in 34 pieces. Much of my work on PKM has been inspired by others. have put these pieces together into a framework that I think makes sense and may be of some use. MORE >> ADAPTIVE PATH. OCTOBER 25, 2013. Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change. ‘Oh dear Lord. What a shocker.

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Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

Company: Product: Desire2Learn. Executives Nominate 100 Solutions Across Expanded 30 Categories for Excellence. Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Awards 2015 Finalists. Readers and professionals from both the private and public sector cast more than 4,000 nominations for the best-in-class solutions across 30 product categories. Winners of each category will be revealed in Elearning! and Government Elearning! Celebration at the Enterprise Learning! in 2016.

ID Live with John Graves

Learning Visions

find things in the help system, the syllabus, etc.) 10 questions -- (He uses Desire2Learn) – Why does instructor not go by Carl Graves? This weeks’ discussion on EdTechTalk Instructional Design Live was with John Graves, Montana State University-Bozeman on Engaging Learners (These are my live blogged notes…apologies for gaps and incoherencies :) ) John: When you don’t have f2f contact with a learner, it’s important to establish yourself (the instructor) as a person – with a family and a life. How do you foster that initial connection? Organized and visually pleasing. Rubrics?

50 best articles on Working Smarter for the first half of 2012

Jay Cross

Blackboard’s identity crisis, Desire2Learn’s optimism, and Instructure’s coolness  GEORGE SIEMENS   |  FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012. Curation saves your bacon. If you haven’t had time to keep up with what’s going on in learning, design, social business, and intellectual capital this year, here’s a reprieve: the top 50 articles from the last six months. DOC SEARLS. MAY 23, 2012.

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eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. Petersburg Beach, Florida, USA. What’sNext?,

Elgg and the Blackboard LMS Patent

The Learning Circuits

technorati tags: blackboard_patent , Elgg , moodle , sakai , desire2learn Blogged with FlockHarold Jarche provides a concise yet powerful defense of the Elgg learning environment against the 44 provisions of the Blackboard LMS Patent in his post Elgg and the LMS Patent.  His analysis from a learning professional's viewpoint is critical. This post is a call to action to any learning professional who wants to preserve open and complete competition amongst vendors (for profit or open source) seeking to assist in the learning process. 

Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

This list includes a host of additional tools that eLearning Guild members consider rapid eLearning development tools including Apple Keynote, Microsoft Word, Trivantis Lectora, Respondus StudyMate, Brainshark Presentations, Vuepoint Content Creator, WebEx Presentation Studio, KnowledgePlanet Firefly, Xstream RapidBuilder, ReadyGo Web Course Builder, BrainVisa RapideL, OnDemand Presenter, Desire2Learn Learning Environment, Corel Wordperfect Office, SkillSoft Course Customization, Toolbook Instructor, Learn.com LearnCenter, IBM Simulation Producer, Toolbook Assistant, and Cornerstone OnDemand.

How Analytics Can Lead to Employee Success

CLO Magazine

Alfred Essa is director of innovation and analytics at Desire2Learn, a provider of enterprise e-learning products. Need help identifying hidden talent? Predictive analytics and statistical techniques can uncover hidden diamonds in the workforce. “The problem we’re trying to solve is that there are rich teams and there are poor teams, then there’s 50 feet of crap, and then there’s us. It’s an unfair game … Like we’re looking for Fabio. We’ve got to think differently!” Traditional business intelligence provides data after the fact.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. Clayton publishes this as a Word document but does not publish it as a web page. He has generously allowed me to republish here. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com. His notes on the list. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, check the specific conference website. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Thanks for your cooperation.

Breakthrough eLearning: Dancing With Vendors

Breakthrough eLearning

She has been on both sides of the dance - as a client with the University of Wisconsin , and now as a vendor with Desire2Learn , a learning technology provider. Sometimes it will be necessary to bring in learning design expertise, or programming expertise, or you may have to buy or lease some learning technologies to help you meet your goals. Here are my questions, and her to-do lists.