Wed.Jan 16, 2013

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5 Challenges Developing E-Learning as a Revenue Stream

Connect Thinking

With the promise of faster national and global broadband networks comes opportunities for entrepreneurs in the training industry. As an independent e-learning consultant, I’m often asked how to develop e-learning courses as a viable revenue stream for their business - to sell to clients. You can imagine the answer is complex. Analyse your idea. It all sounds like a good idea.

Moving from Linear to Non-linear Courses: 3 Simple Tips

Raptivity

We have all witnessed the recent paradigm shift from linear to non-linear e-learning courses. Well, this means that instructional designers are all on their toes struggling to create non-linear designs. Creating designs that allow learners to explore knowledge through challenges [.].

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Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

Last month, a reader named Jackie asked me a number of thoughtful questions about transitioning from teaching K-12 public school to instructional design. She graciously agreed to let me publish some of her questions and my answers here, since I thought others might be in similar positions and share these questions. Question mark made of puzzle pieces by Horia Varlan, on Flickr. CC-By.

Learning by Creating: Turning Bloom’s on Its Head

Visual Lounge

Guest post by Library Media Specialist, David Phillips. If you attended a university educator prep program, you’ve likely seen Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy. At the bottom of the pyramid, the most basic skill is remembering; built upon that is understanding; then applying, analyzing, evaluating and creating. ” This means they never reach higher-level thinking. Why is this important? Texas.

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How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training

Not sure whether to offer on-demand or instructor-led training, or both? Each has its pros and cons and your decision will depend on your organization’s needs and goals. Download this eBook to learn which option is better at scale, as well as the resources needed to implement each training type.

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The Need to Adapt to the Speed of Change or Die: lessons for L&D from the retail industry

Performance Learning Productivity

Yesterday another great British institution slid into the history books. HMV opened its first retail shop in Oxford Street, London in 1921 with great brouhaha. Composer Edwin Elgar took part in the opening ceremony. Music lovers spent many hours (or weeks) browsing HMV stores, which were part of the only ‘chain’ for music when I first came to England in the early 1970s. think there are. think not.

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What Unintended Messages Do Your Learning Solutions Send?

ATD Learning Technologies

This is where you stop thinking that I'm cool, if you ever did. Here it goes: I read Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People when I was a teenager. Yep, I did, and I'm not too proud to say that it had a profound effect on me, even to this day. The anecdote that I remember most is the one about one of his sons learning to play baseball. Covey and his wife realized that by jumping to defend and shelter him, they were actually feeding his weaknesses, completely unintentionally, by sending the message that he wasn't strong enough to withstand criticism. Click here to read full version

Ask3 + Dan Meyers = the virtue of insufficient information

Visual Lounge

Its so tempting to make learning formulaic. “Train A is travelling east at 40 mph. Train B…” We’ve all done these before. As I watch Dan Meyer’s brilliant TED talk , I’m struck by how naturally students’ questions will flow when they are not given  all the information… in fact, students are not even given the questions. Give it a try!

Drag and drop feature in Raptivity

Raptivity

The drag and drop feature is very unique in Raptivity. The question here is how does one use this drag and drop feature while customizing the interaction models? You can use this feature to quickly rearrange the sequence of questions [.]. rapid learning raptivity Videos drag and drop elearning interactive tool interactive builder

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.

U.S. News & World Report: 2013 Best Online Education Programs

CLO Magazine

Online bachelor's degree programs as well as graduate online degree programs in business, engineering, nursing, education and computer information technology (IT) were ranked. Washington — Jan. 15 U.S. News & World Report has released its second annual rankings edition of the Best Online Education Programs. For the first time, programs administered for distance learners that are 100 percent online will be ranked numerically, just like traditional colleges and graduate schools. There will be no print component to the Best Online Education rankings; U.S. Best Bachelor's Programs 1.

Does Your Training Deliver Bottom-Line Savings?

Kirkpatricks

More and more, training professionals are being asked to show tangible evidence of training value. Are you up to the challenge

Hangout on Implementing Informal Learning this Saturday

Jay Cross

Join me for a Google+ Hangout on Air this Saturday morning at 10:00 am Pacific time. Why isn’t L&D supporting informal learning? Informal learning is important. We need to pay more attention to it but don’t know how. That’s the conclusion of the CLO Business Intelligence Board. The CLOs reported “…there is little knowledge about how exactly to support informal learning.”. On Air.

Getting Started in Mobile Learning

Mindflash

In a recent post , I talked about a new feature in Mindflash that allows you to create training modules that work beautifully on the iPad. This opens up a whole new realm of possibilities for reaching learners with effective and relevant learning opportunities. So now that you know designing mobile learning is possible with Mindflash, the next question is, “How do I get started?”

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development.

How well do you know figure skating?

ProProfs

The U.S. Figure Skating Championships come to the CenturyLink Center on Jan. 20 through Jan. Before the skaters hit Omaha's indoor ice, take our quiz to see just how well you know figure skating terms

Google Doodles

Take an e-Learning Break

Doodles are the fun, surprising, and sometimes spontaneous changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists. Today (Jan 16), the doodle is a game puts you behind the wheel of a “Zamboni" in honor of Frank Zamboni’s 112th birthday. link] Want to learn more about Google Doodles? link] Doodle archive: [link

What Demigod are You?

ProProfs

This is a quiz to see what kind of demigod you are. These are the results: Athena Aphrodite Poseidon Zeus Apollo Ares Hades Demeter

8. The motivation to learn

Onlignment

Another characteristic that will have a big influence on our design is the degree of motivation the target population is likely to have to learn about the topic in question. It is hard to bring about learning without a degree of emotional engagement. Quite simply, when our attention is aroused we remember much more. If you know that learners will be coming to your programme full of enthusiasm, you have the luxury of being able to get straight on with the teaching, without much in the way of preliminaries. Next up :  Of course it’s not that simple. Blog blending

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Visual Design Makeover Manual

Trina Rimmer

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ProProfs

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How To Do Laundry

Trina Rimmer

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Measured Learning Quiz- Theory X vs. Theory Y

ProProfs

Measured Learning Quiz- Theory X vs. Theory Y. Questions. Theory X vs. Theory Y. Email. Password. Powered by ProProfs Quiz Maker. Quantcast

Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success

Is your organization thinking about moving towards a performance development culture? What are the elements to succeeding and keeping managers and employees engaged? Download “A Road Map for Change” to find out and gain insight into making the transition as smooth as possible on your journey into this brave new world.

Desktop Art for e-learning

Trina Rimmer

Portfolio

Helpful Hints When Trouble Shooting: Clearing Your Cache

Developer on Duty

At times when creating courses you will come across issues where all is needed to do is clear your browsers cache. Below are the steps on how to do that for Internet Explore, Chrome, and Safari. Internet Explore: These steps are relatively the same for versions 8 and 9. With your browser open click on the small gear icon on the Right hand side of the window. eLearning Strategy

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: The Thought/Action Wave and the Brain/Technology Wave are two particular learning principles that enable faster, cheaper and easier learning. The speed at which innovations propel these learning concepts are discussed here. __ I am not a surfer. The closest I can get to do a balancing act is riding a bike. There are instances when I miscalculate, overestimate or misread trends.

Brilliant backchannel tweeting: what to do during an event

Good To Great

Previously I’ve suggested some reasons why you might want to improve your backchannel contributions , and some things you can do before an event to set yourself up for success. Avoiding that feeling of not-quite-keeping-up as you tweet from the conference will be much more achievable if you’ve done the preparation! But while preparation is key, it’s not everything. Tweeting

Best Practices for Launching an LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process – and be able to measure success – is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook. Click to download.

Criticality Matrix for Industrial Risk Management Quiz

ProProfs

This simple quiz consists of 7 MCQs and 3 short ended questions. Good luck

Reader Reaction: Second Career Move?

CLO Magazine

We asked our LinkedIn followers: What should talent leaders be doing to retain and develop high-potential talent whose skills might be outdated? Here are some responses. David Forry: High potentials go through cycles, life changes and may not even want to be a ‘high potential’ anymore. It could be something like getting involved in activities outside of work, taking a back seat to a partner’s career or at work they may take a stretch assignment that they may not truly fill for a couple years. Incestuous talent management processes have to end. What do you think?

Female Reprod

ProProfs

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