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The last laugh – Microsoft and SWAYAM MOOCs

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

Microsoft may well have the last laugh in the struggle to build SWAYAM – the Indian government’s flagship initiative on MOOCs. This is indeed a positive development for online learning in India. For the first time, online learning will be an acceptable part of the learning curriculum, formally recognized for their credit power. hope some of that thinking permeates how the system is conceived of and implement, else it will be no different from how online learning has happened all these years. They are not intended to be closed and institution specific.

Microsoft Project for the Thrifty Project Manager: 3 Free (or Almost-Free) Alternatives

Social Learning

With what free time I have at work, I’ve lately been on a mission to find a project management suite that can reproduce the best features of Microsoft Project, add on others, and cost less than $30/month all-together.  Naturally, I wouldn’t recommend using an inferior product just to save money, but with so many wonderful options available online, “cheap” doesn’t have to be a by-word for low-quality. For teams that are not able to meet in person frequently, a good online collaboration tool can be absolutely essential. So… on to the quest!

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

By the mid to late 2000′s, the split returned with LCMS and LMS (and yes, there were vendors who called themselves LCMSs for as long as e-learning – online learning – has existed). Microsoft Office – 20%. The courses were 100% online, SCORM compliant, with video, audio – including recording your voice and comparing to the speaker. Survey. Best Yet.

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Social Learning

Some have even been fairly successful, such as Yammer , Bloomfire , or Microsoft SharePoint.  Learning companies like ours have been pushing the idea of “bite-sized learning chunks” through a performance support system or learning portal for quite some time, too.  social learning augmented reality Grockit learning portal Learnist LMS

Corporate MOOCs Reveal How Badging Can Boost Your Brand

Web Courseworks

Massive Open Online Course, otherwise known as a MOOC, provides users with unlimited participation and access via the web by including interactive user forums to support community interactions between the users and the instructors. The large user-generated audience creates an online discussion portal for users to refer to if they have questions regarding the course. Structure.

SharePoint Best Bred for Education?

SharePoint and Assessment

Thought leader interview with Ray Fleming of Microsoft Australia about SharePoint’s place and future in Education. Ray, what do you do at Microsoft? I’ve worked in education IT for 25 years, and for the last 5 years, I’ve been with Microsoft. Some of them use it as a strategic platform, connected to their collaboration systems and they use it as their main portal.

Silveright Online Learning Resource Portal

Take an e-Learning Break

Microsoft Silverlight extends and amplifies your existing development skills, empowering you to build new types of applications for the Web regardless of target platform or browser. You may never decide to be a Silverlight developer - but check out this portal for ideas for your own training. There's a roadmap for development and learning: [link] The site including a variety of activities, videos, whitepapers, recommended books, hands-on labs as well as a community area for developers to upload their own projects and a Q&A forum area. Check it out: [link

The King Kong List For Free Medical Online Resources!

ZaidLearn

Fischer After reading Dena White's excellent post on free health and medical online courses, I realized that I have yet to compile a juicy list of free medical online resources. Academic faculties and clinicians in practice from worldwide have contributed to the web portal. From UNICEF with Microsoft support. Let's start with. ppt) on medical related content. Warning!

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Office 365 Video: Your Corporate YouTube

Visual Lounge

Putting work training videos online was never an option, there are just too many things that would be exposed to the outside world – internal url’s, names of people and documents, etc… A few years ago I experimented with putting a few videos on SharePoint, but at the time it was a really cumbersome, and browser support was limited. Plus it gobbled up space on our servers. Channels.

3 Stupidly Simple Ways to Profit from E-Learning

LearnDash

Create a Learning Portal. If you have something to teach or share, then creating your own learning portal is an excellent way to earn some extra internet profit. Create a couple of videos on how to do this in Microsoft PowerPoint (a program most have access to), and add some additional text/context. Why would someone else take your word for it over someone else?

Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification

Your Training Edge

On the contrary, gamification has made it into so many aspects of our daily lives that we hardly notice it anymore—if you’ve saved on groceries using a store loyalty card, booked a hotel online, or worn a Fitbit, you’ve been gamified. Let’s be honest here, when’s the last time your employees voluntarily attended training, either in person or online? Playing games at work? The result?

Sorry Honeywell Employees. It's my fault!

eContent

eLearning | 1990 | NETg -  NTU  -  SkillSoft  -  Stanford Online. Virtual Meetings | 1999 |  Placeware , now Live Meeting from Microsoft. Virtual Library | 2000 | Online access to research, magazines, manuals and more. Microblogging Portal | 2008 |  Cat 2.o or Cyrus Joins Our Yammer Network. and more. I'm sorry.

#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

Features include: Extended enterprise – multiple children/sub-portals, each skinned/branded and each on a separate server – many EEs are on a shared server. Unlimited portals. TinCan with online/offline synch. learning support, assignment grader can be offline and then re-synched online, but courses can not be online/offline. Classroom mgt, event mgt.,

Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel       If you have already created a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint, it's very easy to re-purpose the presentation as eLearning content using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter.   TechSmith also provides a nifty, free publishing portal known as  Screencast.com. Check our our  live, online classes. We offer multiple live, online Adobe Captivate classes each month including  Introduction to Adobe Captivate  and  Advanced Adobe Captivate.   Summary. Interested? 

PassPack - Online Password Manager!

ZaidLearn

PassPack is an online password manager for people who travel or change computers often. Although, this tool might be useful for dumping our user IDs and passwords for all our social and educational sites (and so on), I would not risk using it for online banking services (More worried about my sloppy actions and not following appropriate guidelines, than the tool's security features!).

PassPack - Online Password Manager!

ZaidLearn

PassPack is an online password manager for people who travel or change computers often. Although, this tool might be useful for dumping our user IDs and passwords for all our social and educational sites (and so on), I would not risk using it for online banking services (More worried about my sloppy actions and not following appropriate guidelines, than the tool's security features!).

10 LMS integrations you need for better eLearning

LearnUpon

SSO enables users to move directly from an intranet or corporate network to a personal learning portal without needing to login again. How the integration works:  LearnUpon’s eCommerce features make it easy for Subject Matter Experts and training companies to sell online courses. Learn more:  How to sell online courses with Shopify. Microsoft Azure AD integration.

A comparison between LMS and CMS

TalentLMS

Microsoft’s “ Sharepoint ” is an example of the former. These include: – Using metaphors and conceptual models from the world of education (such as Courses, Classes, Lessons, etc), thus making the transition to online training easy and intuitive for experienced and inexperienced instructors alike. Sound quite similar? Some you could imitate, albeit poorly.

ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

ZaidLearn

Omea Reader Online RSS reader? Google Reader Online Calendar? Soshiku 3D online virtual world where I can socialize, connect and learn? eXe & CourseLab Alternative to Microsoft Office? OpenOffice Online suite of office tools? NvU or KompoZer Personal online notebook? Audacity Tool to record and host my audio recordings online? EdNA Online (Aus).

IMU Student Blogging Project to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle!

ZaidLearn

THE PROJECT & EVALUATION PROCESS So, instead of writing a group assignment (using Microsoft Word/PowerPoint) to impress the lecturer, students were assigned to create a blog and promote their mission to the world. In terms of technology, all the online tools they used to spread their message to the world cost. and social media for learning ever since I joined IMU (June 2009).

The King Kong List For Free Medical Online Resources!

ZaidLearn

Fischer After reading Dena White's excellent post on free health and medical online courses, I realized that I have yet to compile a juicy list of free medical online resources. Academic faculties and clinicians in practice from worldwide have contributed to the web portal. From UNICEF with Microsoft support. Let's start with. ppt) on medical related content. Warning!

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Advantage of Third-Person Perspective in eLearning Design

Vignettes Learning

Image Source I chanced upon an EA Sports website, a gaming portal that enables players to ‘paste’ their head shots onto the body of the player of their choice. The chat room and online forum become more ‘personified’ during virtual lessons through the photos or avatars of fellow learners. Synthesis. Avatars are not only novelties or catchy web accessories.

eFrontPro 4.2.0 – your favorite LMS with extra awesome

eFront

Microsoft announced Windows 10, Google announced the new Android a couple of weeks ago and Apple just announced the next iOS and OS X versions. takes the instructor led training (ILT) features we’ve introduced in earlier eFrontPro versions to the next level, giving physical world trainings and webinars the same first class status online courses had. But I digress. eFrontPro 4.2.0

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. The growing number of businesses leaving Microsoft Outlook to Internet e-mail is amazing. Online Storage i.e online hard drives. Feature set is rich – think of the possibilities, even with a learning management or learning portal system. These features can change that. Reality.

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SharePoint. Useful or useless for corporate learning?

SharePoint and Assessment

Now at Xylos, we are a Microsoft partner, and I have the opportunity to work with SharePoint specialists. And they say, we want to train our sales people, we have new products which are being launched very quickly, we want to put the learning for a new product online. So the company gets the tracking from the LMS, but the employee has a single portal to access learning.

SharePoint. Useful or useless for corporate learning?

SharePoint and Assessment

Now at Xylos, we are a Microsoft partner, and I have the opportunity to work with SharePoint specialists. And they say, we want to train our sales people, we have new products which are being launched very quickly, we want to put the learning for a new product online. So the company gets the tracking from the LMS, but the employee has a single portal to access learning.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Here are the current breakouts: Google Chrome 8 and future editions, Microsoft IE9 and Apple Safari 5 supports h.264, a proprietary format. will be discussing online the role of social media and mobile technology in corporate training, commenting on the growing focus on performance support and highlighting new areas of LMS applications beyond employee training and development. This webinar is 100% free.  To Learn more and register for this one time online amazing event, please click I’M Intrigued. Get your tablets here. your tablets. and HTML5. Gartner projects 54.8

If you build it, will they come?

eLearning 24-7

What I do is use an online e-mail marketing program/site.  My favorite is Constant Contact, but you can use whomever you want. Some great off the shelf content is Microsoft courses – i.e. Excel, Word and PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. Tags: LCMS LMS Uncategorized e-learning elearning learning portal marketing training strategy Many people believe that once they have implemented their LMS/LCMS that everyone will come running to use the system. Nothing could be farther than the truth. In July, I will provide marketing your LMS to your customers. you love it, so sell it!!

Ten companies who publicize they use SharePoint for corporate.

SharePoint and Assessment

Microsoft unsurprisingly Microsoft use SharePoint internally for many learning and training needs. MillerCoors , the US beer company, have moved some of their training from classroom training to online training powered by SharePoint, and achieved significant cost savings. Tomtom , the GPS company, have used SharePoint for a social learning portal and platform.

8 LMS Requirements For Corporate Training

eFront

So much, in fact, that eLearning in general and corporate online training, also known as “enterprise online training”, in particular, have become a hundred billion dollar market. authentication protocol, as well as federated authentication through its Facebook login integration, although we mostly recommend the latter for public facing eLearning portals. 2) Reporting.

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Mediasite Rocks: UW DL conference presentation: Micro-Collaboration

Web Courseworks

Combine the Mediasite Recorder with Sonic Foundry’s online hosted content management offerings and you have a distance education portal. Mediasite has always relied on Microsoft software and the recent emergence of Silver Light has enabled Mediasite to drastically improve the “look and feel” of the skins. Reliance on Microsoft software. The quality of the output. 6.

Sonic Foundry's Media Site

Web Courseworks

Combine the Media Site Recorder with Sonic Foundry’s online hosted content management offerings and you have a distance education portal. Media Site has always relied on Microsoft software and the recent emergence of Silver Light has enabled Media Site to drastically improve the “look and feel” of the skins. Reliance on Microsoft software. The quality of the output. 6.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

Media Group community members, readers, subscribers and online visitors were invited to nominate their solution provider via an online ballot during June 1 to October 15, 2015. BizLibrary’s complete learning platform meets the needs of today’s learners involved with both online training and classroom training. Inxpo’s Learning Environments are private and secure virtual learning portals that incorporate interactive user forums and group collaboration to help build a community and promote knowledge transfer through open content sharing. The 2015 “Best of Elearning!”

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

Using SharePoint for Event Planning & Organizing Just like we used a Wiki one year and Ning another to support the online conference LearnTrends , SharePoint can be used to manage all types of events, especially internal events. In SharePoint, there are MySite which is more like a portal page showing RSS feeds, list of SharePoint sites, shared documents. Possibly its smarter use of Outlook that's the intent from a Microsoft vision of supporting the knowledge worker. I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint. These would be external consituents.

LMS for Nursing Associations

Association eLearning

Recently, nursing associations have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and pre-licensing courses online. Online nursing education is: • More convenient for learners, • Easier to update, and. Includes a built-in, easy-to-use eLearning authoring too l to help you quickly create online learning content your learners will love. technology.

LMS for School Executives Associations

Association eLearning

Recently, school executives associations have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and training courses online. Online school executive training is: • More convenient for learners, • Easier to update, and. Includes a built-in, easy-to-use eLearning authoring too l to help you quickly create online learning content your learners will love.

LMS for Real Estate Associations and Schools

Association eLearning

Recently, real estate associations and schools have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and pre-licensing courses online. Online real estate training is more convenient for learners, easier to update, and often cheaper to deliver than traditional classroom-based classes. technology. We understand the unique needs of real estate associations and schools.