Designing a Learning & Performance Portal
Living in Learning
AUGUST 27, 2012
think Einstein defined insanity using a similar example. Continuous Learning EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Performer Support Social Learning Taxonomy learning and performance portal learning at point of work learning portal LinkedIn performer support portal portlet PSO training portal work contextMoments of need are either triggered by an issue or challenge where the knowledge worker is confronted with either remembering what/how to do something and then are forced to rely upon recall knowledge.
eLearning Portal Integration
OCTOBER 13, 2009
Initially, the conversation was about having learning content appear on the enterprise portal. Many LMS vendors provide portlets, gadgets or widgets that allow for access of learning content (most often meaning courses and courseware) through the corporate portal. Assuming that your learning audience regularly visits the enterprise portal, then its great to be able to show employees upcoming learning events, training requirements, content that might be of interest, or other similar things. The interface is not really even the enterprise Portal. Great move SumTotal!
8 web design myths that eLearning portal managers fall for (part 2)
OCTOBER 26, 2015
Welcome to the second installment of the series, in which our fearless myth-busting team is back to tackle a few more of those pesky web design myths that eLearning portal managers fall for. Your job, as an eLearning portal designer, is not to make the webpage look good or to express yourself. So what are y’ all waiting for? Let’s get busting! 5. And you should.
What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LCMS? Hint: It’s Not Just the Letter “C”
DECEMBER 3, 2014
For example, you’ve likely seen Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) discussed on various websites and company pages. It can be difficult to understand eLearning terms when they’re used interchangeably. Which is which and how do you know when to use them? It sounds like they’re the same thing, right? Wrong. Are they similar? What’s an LMS?
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
For example, organisations. Data from a sample of 1,681 learners taking part in a Towards Maturity Learning Landscape Audit during 2015. We compared those responding 7, 8 or 9. (47% of sample) with those responding 1, 2 or 3 (20% of the sample). 69% use information repositories or learning portals or other paid for services (35%). In-Focus. Report. Supported by.
“The Proof, Promise, and Potential of Digital Education” NESTA Report
Dont Waste Your Time
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
“We have lots of examples of brilliant use of technology from all over the world and this report brings them all together.” Learning Portal Learning Process Learning Technology NESTA TechnologyWhen talking about expensive technology, the report found that. Anything contextual or helpful is probably left to the School’s ICT Co-ordinator to figure out for him/herself.
Design Overview: Childhood TB for Healthcare Workers
Twitterpated with Learning
MARCH 25, 2015
For example, in each diagnosis case, learners ask questions to uncover the patient’s history and gather notes. Childhood TB for Healthcare Workers is freely available from the (also newly launched) Childhood TB Learning Portal. Amanda''s Projects Samples challenging part of diagnosing tuberculosis (TB) in children is that it’s a “big picture” diagnosis.
State of the LMS 2012
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
Provided a strong cluster sample, representing folks across the globe, not just the U.S. Craig Weiss e-learning e-learning vendors elearning LCMS learning portal LMS research craig weiss e-learning research elearninfo learning management system learning platformFor the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. .
FEBRUARY 17, 2010
hear it all the time: I ask “are you using portals? and the reply is “oh, yeah, we’ve got hundreds. And BTW, I’m treating wikis and portals somewhat interchangably here, as wikis can be portals, but portals are another way of users providing resources to each other, and I see technology support for communities of practice to include both the capabilities of collaborative editing of resources (wikis) and storing other relevant materials (portals). I use portal as the overarching term as well (also including discussion forums, blogs, profiles…).
Reflection on the ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’ MOOC, Wk.1 #edcmooc
Dont Waste Your Time
JANUARY 30, 2013
Another good example of this is Apple and the App Store – a very controlled and limiting dystopian system that the users are using (forcing?) eLearning MOOC Course Design Coursera Discussion Board EDCMOOC Facebook Google iPad Learning Portal Online Course Twitter Video WordPress YouTubeThere is so much hype around this MOOC, why? through the admin web interface. hopkinsdavid.
Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers
APRIL 4, 2011
believe this is very possible, because regardless of the generation, people want easy, they want fast and if they could do a lot of things in a system for example, rather than having multiple windows open, they would do it. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). What’s the point? Not at all. Scribd.
What’s hurting the LMS market
JULY 27, 2011
Miss Targeted – A frequent guest, whereas they add features or enhancements that do not target their current customer base or future -example: they include corporate yet include rubrics. Craig Weiss e-learning e-learning vendors elearning elearning 24/7 learning portal LMS craig weiss E-Learning 24/7 learning management systemsThe LMS market is strong. Revenues across the board are up, profit margins are healthy and competition is on-going (always a good thing). The Negatives. Features First.Usability Second. I am a huge fan of feature sets and enhancements. know plenty.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
portal, where they can. For example: • Bloomindale’s attributed a 22.9% Microlearning: Small Bites, Big Impact. must-haves every organization needs to be. successful with microlearning W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. The times they are a-changin’.3 When done properly, Microlearning works.10 Microlearning in action.11 About Axonify.14 3The times they are a-changin’. knowledge.
This is not (fill in the blank)
JUNE 11, 2012
Enables the ability to communicate instances between a mobile device and a LMS or any product that is SaaS based – i.e. authoring tools for example. When you view the painting “Ceci n’est pas une pipe” – “this is not a pipe”, you would think to yourself – “how could this be”? If you are seeing a pipe, it therefore must be a pipe?
JULY 6, 2011
Examples. Extended Enterprise – aka Multi-Tenet, Portals-Sub Portals. For example, many of my clients are interested in the back end, so i always say I want to see this. Craig Weiss E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning elearning 24/7 LCMS learning portal LMS m-learning craig weiss elearning vendors identifying a LMS LMQ questions lms vendors selecting a LMSWelcome, Welcome. How are you today? Audience: We are Fine – Craig! Glad to hear that. Well, I am here to tell you about an amazing product that can answer your LMS questions.
Answering your LMS Questions
JULY 9, 2012
Examples: E-mail notification via SMS. If you want to dive deeper into the standards – for example, e-commerce – don’t ask – do you offer e-commerce? The advantage of course, is that the LMS vendor can state they have big name tech company or big name financial company for example and then you notice that another LMS vendor says the same thing. . learning e-learning vendors human captial management LCMS learning learning management system learning portal LMS Talent and Performance Management virtual learning elearninfo learning management systems
Sales Team Portal for Content and Expert Access
OCTOBER 12, 2009
I wanted to share some discussions I've recently had around an interesting project where the company provided the sales team a collaboration, content distribution and expert access portal. I'm hoping to do a lot of case studies over the next 6-12 months looking at interesting examples of the use of social/informal/web 2.0 They really felt they needed more of a portal. learning.
Create A Social Learning Culture With Origin Konnect
DECEMBER 24, 2014
This social learning platform serves as a single portal for learning, sharing and collaboration which can be accessed from any device- smartphone, PC or tablet. Konnect- true to its name, Origin Konnect is a next generation social learning platform that helps organizations develop a training and development culture that literally “connects” employees as they learn. The results?
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
LEARN DISCUSS PROGRESS PRACTICE REVIEW STRUCTURE OF A PROFICIENCY JOURNEY 6 kineo.com firstname.lastname@example.org 312-846-6656 Let’s look at an example. practical case studies and examples. learning portal, which we can use to report. And just in the last five years, the velocity at which new solutions have entered. the market has gone through the roof. We now. learning nuggets.
Webinar - Innovative Applications of Raptivity in Education
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
This is just an example of a kind of interactivity that can be added to your online course. From learning games for higher education, to an online learning activities portal for K-12, and all the way to classroom course on leadership will be covered by these experts through the interactive applications of Raptivity. Sounds interesting right?
LMS Stories – Fantasy or Reality?
MARCH 30, 2012
Example: you want a three year deal, the vendor tells you seven is better. learning e-learning vendors elearning learning learning portal LMS craig weiss elearn247 elearninfo learning management system learning management systemsI love a good story. story that has solid characters, a nice foundation, possible scenarios – that may be true, but who really knows, in other words, a fantasy. Thankfully scenarios such as the end of the world, isn’t upon us. Dragons and knights aren’t heading down the e-learning path. Beowulf Beowulf is not lurking behind the corner.
2016 Top 10 LMSs
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Here is a brief Sample_Summary – Sample_Pages_EL247Report. it does not include an example of every page in the report nor does the summary include everything in it. . Student and Parent portals? The solution is extremely slick with the marketplace built into the system – so when you buy a course for example, it is the “click” and whalla it is in the LMS. Thank you all for the delay. It’s been a long few weeks, putting together the 2016 Top 50 LMS Report. Sorry, no autographs. . f. The price is $599. An super duper deal.
Gamification and Serious Games Headed to the Mainstream
MARCH 15, 2016
Here’s a quick list of things to think about as you consider ways to gamify or incorporate full-fledged games: Use a portal: A portal is a web-based access point that shows leaderboards, achievements, levels, etc. With a portal, you can gamify non-game activities and let people earn points or badges based on what they complete or how they progress.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
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. Now, what Sue did in our example scenario wasn’t. So, in Sue’s example above, after she discovered the. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. achieve their goals by making sure their. they need to succeed.
Build a Learning Portal Using WordPress
APRIL 3, 2009
I’ve written before about learning portals and how they can be a great way to improve access to learning materials for users. wanted to provide a more in-depth post that shows how you can create your own learning portal using the freely available content management system, WordPress. So, let’s get started… Refresher: What is a portal? learning portal is a web site that contains links to all different types of learning and training materials for employees at an organization. This tutorial will show you how to get a basic learning portal set up.
Digitec to Produce Additional Courses for ISA
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Developed in Digitec’s Direct-to-WEB content authoring tool, the courses will feature scenario-based questions and examples, and be mobile-compatible. Check out our eLearning course production samples. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013. New to eLearning or just want some ideas for effective online learning? Bio Latest Posts. Amy received a B.A.
Corporate Training Trends – Sharing experiences, Shared Learning
MARCH 26, 2015
For example, pictures of shelves or point-of-sales material can be shared by the retail sales teams who go on regular market visits. These findings can be shared on a social sharing portal. Many portals allow discussions to be saved as well. There is no doubt that Corporate Learning has a strong social element to it. The answer is ‘Yes’! contact-form-7]. Learning
Should you brand or white label your LMS?
JUNE 21, 2016
But if you use LearnUpon, you can update your portal with a unique look and feel in minutes. Portal: As a space where users will spend most of their time, the look and feel of the learning portal itself will have a big impact on user experience. To To personalize your portal, you should be able to add elements like a customer banner image and your company’s logo.
How to make an LMS free trial work for you
MAY 19, 2016
You’ll have sample user details and course content that you can upload to mimic training processes. In For example, you could group users by department, job role or both with the relevant manager assigned to that group. For example, LearnUpon’s multiple price plans mean that not all features are enabled by default during a free trial. Talk to the vendor.
A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012
DECEMBER 19, 2012
Authoring Tools – With only a small sample of vendors that are SaaS based, pickings are slim. CertPoint VLS Portals – but only to a laptop or CD Rom – so not a mobile device. Best example? 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. On Fire.
Embed Learning in the Workflow for Greater Results
JANUARY 20, 2016
For example, something accessible from a mobile device might be necessary for some teams, while others are fine to have desktop access or even printed materials they see every day. corporate training or employee management portal. There have been so many studies done and results published insisting that one-off training isn’t very effective. Sales Readiness Group). Work systems.
Should You Create an Online Course?
APRIL 21, 2016
Some people want to setup a training portal for their franchise. For example, perhaps you would be better off presenting the information in a series of webinars. Here at LearnDash we have the pleasure of speaking to people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures all looking to implement some form of online course management. It All Starts With Objectives. elearning
Northern Minnesota Cycling and Skiing Garmin Data
OCTOBER 13, 2012
Here is just one example of the Garmin data for a bike ride from Superior, Wisconsin to Bayfield, Wisconsin along the South Shore of Lake Superior. Bayfield Ride Map ( Garmin Connect Data ) ( Portal ). -. Bayfield Ride Charts ( Garmin Connect Data ) ( Portal ). -. Bayfield Ride Stats ( Garmin Connect Data ) ( Portal ). and growing). Garmin Connect Data ).
Upgraded LMS Directory- More Vendors, New Add-ons!
SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
If the vendor uses any social media, the name is listed (example: Twitter, Facebook, etc). Tags: E-Learn Info LCMS LMS e-learning e-learning vendors hosted learning portal social learning social media elearning learing portal My latest LMS/LCMS directory provides a wealth of new information on 242 vendors. New columns – Does the vendor offer a trial? What social media platforms does the vendor use? If the vendor offers a trial, it will identify if known the length of the trial. All Links checked and verified – and updated when needed as of 9-29-10.
#OER #mobile and online learning videos
MAY 21, 2014
Yesterday the last of a set of 10 videos on Open Educational Resources (OER) was uploaded by the Ontario Online Learning Portal. For example, I found out where to go to get some nice French, Spanish, Dutch, Turkish, Finnish, OER via the OpenEducationalConsortium: [link] link. The information is delivered briefly and consizely. Contact North VId 6 from Signature Group on Vimeo.
Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild
DECEMBER 17, 2014
task & process support (explanations, sample outputs, step-by-step instructions, advice links) diagnostic tools -- to help you diagnose and solve complex problems (calculators, comparison tools, etc.) Portal Search Engine knowledge base, communities, courses xAPI Learning Record Store Analytics/reports Newsfeeds How do we create ecosystem solutions? Case studies Examples may not include all six components. Steve shares an example from a healthcare company that built off structured learning, performance support and knowledge management. The six components?
JANUARY 9, 2013
What would be some examples of these 10%? Multi-tenant (extended enterprise) (multi-portals). Topyx for example, charges you extra to remove their name from your LMS. If you have an extended enterprise platform – charging you extra for each skin, and in some cases each portal (with this angle – the first portal is free, after that a fee). Track CEUs.
Digitec Produces eLearning for the International Sign Association
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
Digitec is working with ISA to develop and launch three online courses in their new Knowledge Direct® portal, which goes “live” in September. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013. Associations are moving to eLearning every day, but with limited resources, it can be a challenge to produce quality online courses. Contact us today. Bio Latest Posts.
Learning 3.0: How does your organization stack up?
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
Employee self-service portal to access learning. What needs to be highlighted here is that best in class were supporting learning in more forward-thinking and innovative ways – they were for example utilizing different learning modalities to support learning in their organization, and were twice as likely to use user-generated/ video content. About the study. In a Learning 3.0
Gamification At The Curriculum Level
MARCH 19, 2014
For example, we recently developed a learning portal for a client’s distributed salesforce. Leveraging gamification at the curriculum level takes advantage of the full power of the learning portal. Are your gamification efforts focused solely at the course level? You may be missing opportunities to guide and engage learners. Remember your first days of college – the phone book-sized stack of orientation materials, the maze of dorm rooms and classrooms, and those cryptic graduation requirements you had no hope of understanding? What about continuing professional education?
Becoming a CPTM Part 3 Next Stop Certification
APRIL 21, 2015
Alumni benefits include access to an exclusive LinkedIn CPTM Alumni group as well as access to an online learning portal. The portal provides an environment where Training Industry offers continuing education opportunities as well as access to relevant, continuously curated content. Below I’ve provided a small sample of my plans for application. The first and second of my three-part blog series discuss the beginning steps on my journey toward becoming a Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM). Learn more about our upcoming practicums and register!
4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
Nunez’s concept was simple: she devised a smartphone learning portal where students can exchange messages. Nunez argues that Milao uses artificial intelligence , which is combined with a technology called “natural language processing,” generating text samples that would correspond to human speech. Image courtesy of: Michael Cahill. Voice Recognition Technology. Smarphone Widgets.
20+ More Books for Instructional Designers
APRIL 30, 2015
Most of the examples are from classrooms, either academic or corporate. The tips are very practical and concrete, and my own consulting agreements borrow heavily from the examples provided in this book. have seen examples of personas used effectively for different projects, including creating a learning portal. Here are 20+ more books suggested by others. Research.
How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning
MARCH 8, 2010
Lists of all such experts can be created and integrated within the learning portal. In the learning community #lrnchat is one such example of a Twitter discussion forum. 5. Océ – Here is another example explaining how Océ has used microblogging in performance support and knowledge sharing. In a couple of years, microblogging tools have become very popular.
Supporting our Brains
OCTOBER 13, 2015
Portals and lookup tables trump trying to put that information into our heads. Templates, for example are a tool that can help us focus on the important elements. This applies more broadly to performance support in general, so I though I’d share where my thinking is going. Which has interesting properties that it has almost an unlimited capacity, but for only a very short time.
When You May Not Need a Training Program
JUNE 11, 2013
One problem: the company firewall restricts access to the portal when reps are not on the company internet network. When they are able to get connected, the portal is painfully slow. Since the sales reps are busy, they have learned NOT to upload completed proposals to the portal and instead email each-other asking past proposals when they need them. I want to tell you a story.