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When is eLearning a Smart Management Decision?

Social Learning

I was asked recently to define situations where eLearning is a smart management decision over the same course in an instructor-led training (ILT) format. There is a tremendous amount of information available about the advantages of eLearning as a delivery method, but there is not a whole lot devoted to this particular question. I decided to poll some of [.] appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

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Why I don’t like WIIFM

Usable Learning

This is excerpted and expanded from a post that I wrote for the Tin Can blog . We’ve talked about WIIFM (What’s in it for me?) for years – it’s one of those things you always hear that you need to include in learning experiences to persuade your learners to pay attention. Instead, they need to know that the thing they are learning is actually useful and necessary. remen, doctors, etc.), Thoughts?

When is eLearning a Smart Management Decision?

Social Learning

I was asked recently to define situations where eLearning is a smart management decision over the same course in an instructor-led training (ILT) format. There is a tremendous amount of information available about the advantages of eLearning as a delivery method, but there is not a whole lot devoted to this particular question. Top 5 Situations where eLearning can be a Smart Management Decision.

Headline Muse

Learning with e's

They have finally done it. Someone has come up with a way to control computers using mind power. And the device is non-invasive. At least, that's what InteraXon, the company who has designed the Muse 'brain sensing' headband wish to achieve. 'It It lets you control things with your mind' runs the sensational strapline for the Muse Headband promotional video. Mind control? action going.

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Brainshark's HTML5-based Mobile Player: Interactive Mobile Video by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Brainshark, Inc., the leader in online and mobile video presentations, has unveiled the Brainshark. Mobile Player. This new HTML5-based player gives iOS and Android users a more interactive. experience when they view Brainshark video presentations on their smartphones and tablets— without the need to download an app. Design & Development Tools Learning Media Mobile Learning

eBook Student Survey

Moodle Journal

I guess it when it comes to planning and delivering a course using a technology platform such as Moodle, it does become part of normal practice to introduce new resources simply by supplying a suitable link and this year one of these links was to eBooks. When asked however why they chose eBooks almost half, 48% cited cost, not any kind of techno leverage, a little surprising I felt.

Brainshark's HTML5-Based Mobile Player: Interactive Mobile by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Brainshark, Inc., the leader in online and mobile video presentations, has unveiled the Brainshark Mobile Player. This new HTML5-based player gives iOS and Android users a more interactive experience when they view Brainshark video presentations on their smartphones and tablets – without the need to download an app. Design & Development Tools Learning Media Mobile Learning

Florida Association of Realtors Joins Digitec’s LMS Family

Association eLearning

Florida Association of Realtors, the largest trade association in the state with more than 115,000 members, is the latest membership organization to adopt Digitec’s Knowledge Direct® learning management system (LMS). The association switched to Knowledge Direct from an in-house Moodle-based solution to take advantage of Knowledge Direct’s ease-of-use, built-in authoring tool, robust reporting and seamless integration with iMIS. Association staff use the system to create, edit, and implement their training courses from anywhere and collaborate virtually on new courseware. Tweet This!

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Learning Resolutions: Disrupt, Interact, and Be Mobile

OpenSesame

Resolution 1: Disrupt Myself. It’s nearly impossible to keep up with the latest learning research, technologies and trends. Yet that’s what ultimately makes this field stimulating. If we don’t maintain and sustain a continually disruptive state, how can we change and grow? In the coming year, I resolve to disrupt myself. Resolution 2: Push Back Learning Resolutions

ROI Calculator for Association eLearning Now Available

Association eLearning

Many associations have discovered that eLearning is a valuable member benefit and a more efficient and flexible way for members to learn on their schedule. But before an association commits to producing and marketing an eLearning course, it’s important to explore the business case and potential return-on-investment. Associations should ask these questions: •Is there a market for the course? What would be a competitive price for the course? What is the potential return on investment (ROI)? In our latest blog post , we address these very important questions. Bio Latest Posts. Tweet This!

Learning Resolutions: Design Experiences, Not Content

OpenSesame

Design experiences, not content. We have all heard or experienced a project request that needs to be designed and developed in a period of about two weeks. That’s all fine provided the few months of work leading up to that conversation has been accomplished. All too often it’s not, and we’re forced into producing ‘content’ as opposed to a properly designed experience. Right Learning Resolutions

Digitec Announces Knowledge Direct Enhancements

Association eLearning

Digitec is pleased to announce the latest round of enhancements to its Knowledge Direct learning management system. Course surveys — Knowledge Direct already provides a very robust, flexible survey creation tool and reporting. But now, administrators can copy and reuse existing course surveys. Rapid eLearning tool upgrade — Direct-to-WEB is provided FREE with Knowledge Direct and allows content authors to transform a simple PowerPoint file into a game-based learning module for web or mobile delivery. These enhancements are just the latest to Knowledge Direct. Bio Latest Posts.

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Lincoln, the Storyteller

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: What makes a good storyteller? Stories abound and Lincoln – the extremely smart being that he is – used these accounts to bring home critical points for decision making and persuasion. Embedding stories in the learning design achieves a similar outcome. Totally inspiring and deeply moving. This would have compromised the plan to pass the emancipation act. Can we choose to be born?

Adding Reusable Bouncing Arrows in Camtasia for Mac

Visual Lounge

Wouldn’t it be great if you could animate arrows in your video to point out what’s really important? And what about making those animated arrows seem like they bounce to make them more interesting? Then, wouldn’t it also be amazing if, after all of that work, you could save those fancy arrows to use elsewhere? Cheers and Happy Holidays! Can’t see the above video?