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  • GROWTH ENGINEERING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016
    [Providers] Our Academy LMS is the world’s #2 Social LMS
    Craig Mills, Learning Manager at GAME, has some nice things to say: “With the astounding LMS provided by Growth Engineering I was able to realise my gamified learning goals and provide an experience for our learners that is as rewarding as it is addictive. “I’m excited to see what the future of GAME Learning Zone will look like through the partnership and shared passion of Growth Engineering and GAME.”. The celebrations just keep going here at GE HQ! eLearning analyst Craig Weiss ranked us as such in the 2016 edition of his Top 50 LMSs Report. Social LMS. GAME Case Study.
  • SPEAK OUT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2008
    [Providers] Gagne's Nine Events as I see it
    Gagne's nine events: Gain Attention State the objective Ensure recall of prior learning Present stimuli Provide learning guidance Elicit performance Provide feedback Assess performance Enhance retention and transfer Lets us see whether these nine events still hold good in today's learning environment. This means provide the learner with information that will make him/her think. Provide Learning Guidance This suits a classroom training better or may also be applicable for programs in which learner has access to trainers or instructors. Begin with a bang.
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2009
    [Providers] What’s Your Max Learning Strategy?
    Providing more opportunities for learners to “accidentally” discover your content and get the information they need to do what they need to do. Julie Dirksen also provided some great ideas on how to create a campaign, including before, during and after activities. I’m reading Chris Anderson’s latest book Free: The Future of a Radical Price. He talks about the what Google’s CEO Schmidt calls Google’s “max strategy.” Take whatever it is you are doing and do it at the max in terms of distribution. So how can we translate that approach to learning and training? It's a campaign.
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2008
    [Providers] Using LinkedIn - Company Profiles
    Hope this provides some useful information to HR. There is enough written about using LinkedIn. However I recently discovered an interesting feature on LinkedIn from a company’s point of view. Since the official LinkedIn blog introduces this feature on Aug 18, I am guessing it is a new addition to LinkedIn. LinkedIn now has hundreds of Company Profiles. Select Companies link on the top links bar. You can view companies by location, industry, name, and companies in your network. this grab from LinkedIn blog) On the company profile there are some interesting pieces of information.
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2008
    [Providers] The Emotion Called Trust
    They also talk about other products and I trust them to provide a balanced view in their product reviews. Continuing with the thread I started in my previous post Do you trust corporate blogs , and picking up from posts on Trust by Ken Allen and Tony Karrer , I came across Chris Brogan’s post Advertising and Trust. Chris wrote in response to Jeremiah Owyang raising questions about Chris’s sponsored post for Kmart. Chris does a great job at analysing and responding. In this process I discovered many posts that talk about trust and integrity of bloggers. Pruitt:  What is Your Time Worth?
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010
    [Providers] Instructional Design for Virtual Worlds
    Provide Minimal Guidelines : Karl and Tony explain it like this: “If you provide the right context and the right guidelines, people will learn from each other from the environment, and from the immersive experience.&#. Allow Opportunities to Demonstrate Learning : Take advantage of the ability to practice skills in the realistic environment a virtual world can provide. Build in Incentives : We can learn from game developers to provide incentives that keep learners motivated. Welcome to stop #10 on the blog book tour for Learning in 3D! What do you think?
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016
    [Providers] Individual vs. Group Brainstorming – The Difference
    Though both of them have their own advantages in terms of providing stimuli for idea generation, people are more creative when they brainstorm on their own rather than in groups. It’s possible that these ideas may pave the way for profitable business opportunities or provide more creative solutions. Brainstorming is an effective tool to mine ideas out of your mind. It helps you explore various, and at times, instantaneous ideas to find creative solutions or business processes. There are two brainstorming methods – individual and group. Some ideas are lost this way.
  • OPENSESAME  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
    [Providers] Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete
    As we did in the three previous posts, we’ll provide guidelines drawn from the book Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics that People Understand by Connie Malamed. Some ways to do this include providing the “big-picture” view, displaying data in visual form such as graphs and charts, creating visual displays of information, using maps and standard mapping conventions, and representing time visually. This time, we’ll focus on ways to make abstract ideas and concepts more concrete. Making the Abstract More Concrete. We’ll look at each below.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014
    [Providers] LMS for Marketing Associations
    State associations and education providers around the country are scrambling to coordinate seminars and workshops to educate marketing professionals on everything from social media to advertising and public relations. Knowledge Direct for Marketing Associations also provides a built-in marketing feature that automatically promotes related courses to learners, based on their past purchases and profiles, helping you to increase course sales and ultimately drive your associations non-dues revenue. Often cheaper to deliver than traditional classroom-based training. technology.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2007
    [Providers] Crash Course in Learning Theory
    Click here to read the article: Crash Course in Learning Theory A mind-awakening and excellent article providing many useful tips and techniques on how to create engaging, enjoyable, relevant and memorable learning experiences and environments! ".This This is not a comprehensive look at the state of learning theory today, but it does include almost everything we think about in creating our books. And remember, this is a BLOG, so don't expect academic rigor ; ) but I do have references, so leave a comment if there's something in particular you want." teaching and learning
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2008
    [Providers] Mathway Teaches Us How to Think Maths Step-by-Step
    It is for students, parents, and teachers, and covers the following math subjects: Basic Math Pre-Algebra Algebra Linear Algebra Trigonometry Precalculus Calculus In addition, it also provides Graphing and Glossary definitions. Mathway Via John Evans Mathway solves our math problems with step-by-step explanations. love the fact that it not only gives us the results, but teaches us the process step-by-step, too. Although, results are important, it is only when we master the process that we can really apply what we learn to other problems, scenarios and contexts. learning tools OER/FREE
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2007
    [Providers] Crash Course in Learning Theory
    Click here to read the article: Crash Course in Learning Theory A mind-awakening and excellent article providing many useful tips and techniques on how to create engaging, enjoyable, relevant and memorable learning experiences and environments! ".This This is not a comprehensive look at the state of learning theory today, but it does include almost everything we think about in creating our books. And remember, this is a BLOG, so don't expect academic rigor ; ) but I do have references, so leave a comment if there's something in particular you want."
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2008
    [Providers] Mathway Teaches Us How to Think Maths Step-by-Step
    It is for students, parents, and teachers, and covers the following math subjects: Basic Math Pre-Algebra Algebra Linear Algebra Trigonometry Precalculus Calculus In addition, it also provides Graphing and Glossary definitions. Mathway Via John Evans Mathway solves our math problems with step-by-step explanations. love the fact that it not only gives us the results, but teaches us the process step-by-step, too. Although, results are important, it is only when we master the process that we can really apply what we learn to other problems, scenarios and contexts.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014
    [Providers] LMS for Nursing Associations
    Knowledge Direct for Nursing Associations also provides a built-in marketing feature that automatically promotes related courses to learners, based on their past purchases and profiles, helping you to increase course sales and ultimately drive your associations non-dues revenue. The Knowledge Direct LMS for Nursing… • Provides a fast, simple system for creating and promoting continuing education credits and certifications. Recently, nursing associations have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and pre-licensing courses online. technology.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014
    [Providers] LMS for School Executives Associations
    Knowledge Direct for School Executives Associations also provides a built-in marketing feature that automatically promotes related courses to learners, based on their past purchases and profiles, helping you to increase course sales and ultimately drive your associations non-dues revenue. The Knowledge Direct LMS for School Executives… • Provides a fast, simple system for creating and promoting continuing education credits and certifications. Online school executive training is: • More convenient for learners, • Easier to update, and. technology. Toll free 1-800-942-4537.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
    [Providers] AAP Deploys Digitec-Developed CME LMS MOC Part IV Tool
    Bargeron said, “I am pleased to inform you that The American Board of Pediatrics approved the Transitioning Youth to Adult Health Care for Pediatric Providers course for 25 Maintenance of Certification Part IV points. This is the maximum amount of points that one activity can provide. Physician practice improvement is an important topic in the medical community today. Physicians are increasingly asked to demonstrate practice improvement, which becomes part of their Maintenance of Certification (MOC) renewal by specialty boards. Contact us today. Bio Latest Posts. Tweet This!
  • LEARNING JOURNAL  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013
    [Providers] You had me until #7
    My habit of looking for research that might inform the projects I work on has saved me from mistakes and has provided useful guidance for my recommendations. A few days ago, I came across John Hagel’s review and summary  of Nicholas Taleb’s Antifragile , and I found many of the ideas intriguing. agree we live in a world in which unanticipated events often prompt advancements and positive change. We live and work in a constant state of emergence, and getting too comfortable with the status quo is counterproductive in many ways. Nonetheless, the point deserves pondering. Lynham and K.
  • TAKE AN E-LEARNING BREAK  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011
    [Providers] e-Business Now - Online information for technology-enabled applications
    SCORE , a nonprofitassociation dedicated to helping small business start, grow and succeed, todayannounced the launch of e-Business Now, a new website providing small businessleaders with "how to" knowledge to successfully usetechnology-enabled applications. The website provides free on-demand workshops"how-to" guides, connections to technology mentors and more—a full rangeof tools for learning how to leverage technology to fuel the future success ofsmall businesses. Register to access the free training and information. Workshops are developed using Articulate Presenter.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2009
    [Providers] Mobile Learning – Three Reasons for the Return of WAP
    While they’re all keyed about mobile learning, they have serious reservations about how they (as telecom service providers) can leverage their own networks. These are the phones that are selling in millions and are the ones that provide most of the voice and SMS traffic on the network. However there is a technology that has existed for more than a decade, that provides a perfect fit for these innumerable basic phones – it’s WAP Wireless Application Protocol. Over the last couple of weeks I’ve met some prospective customers from the Telecom domain here in India.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009
    [Providers] Innovation in eLearning | Upside Learning
    Where does this leave the learning solutions providers? It is inevitable that learning providers would need to change too - both in their approach and offerings. In fact the providers need to change before consumer organizations do. For this providers need to innovate and change internally first. Workplace Learning is changing! couple of months back I shared my thoughts on an interesting question relating to the ‘future of workplace learning’ at Learning Circuits Blog. Sensing patterns and helping to develop emergent work and learning practices. Why INP?
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009
    [Providers] Innovation in eLearning | Upside Learning
    Where does this leave the learning solutions providers? It is inevitable that learning providers would need to change too - both in their approach and offerings. In fact the providers need to change before consumer organizations do. For this providers need to innovate and change internally first. Workplace Learning is changing! couple of months back I shared my thoughts on an interesting question relating to the ‘future of workplace learning’ at Learning Circuits Blog. Sensing patterns and helping to develop emergent work and learning practices. Why INP?
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2009
    [Providers] Upside Learning Blog Included on the eLearning Learning Community Portal
    The portal is a one-stop address providing easy access to up-to-date information about eLearning and related topics. This blog now features on the eLearning Learning content aggregation portal. eLearning Learning, a community portal launched by Tony Karrer , collates and organizes content from blogs and websites related to the eLearning and Learning domains. The eLearning Learning portal presents the 10 most recent items from the featured sources on its homepage. We’re glad to have been included into this community and look forward to contributing to it.
  • JANE HART  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
    [Providers] Run your own airline – a biz simulation/game
    As President and Director of your company, you’ll have to buy your planes, define your destinations and the sale price of your tickets, or even sign contracts with various providers that will help your company grow and prosper. My husband, Philip told me about this game, which allows you to set up an airline and manage it. You will negotiate with one or more bankers (real humans!) for any loans. Alliances with other companies are also possible. By buying planes and sharing them with colleagues and associates, then you can ensure faster growth for your company.
  • EI DESIGN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Providers] Free eBook: Why You Should Adopt Social Learning
    Asha provides insights on various aspects of social learning ranging from its definition to answers to several aspects of how exactly you can apply it in your context and what gains will accrue to learners and to the business. EI Design was the first time entrant to eLearning Industry’s Top 10 eLearning Content Providers in 2015 and gained the #2 slot in 2015. The eBook Why You Should Adopt Social Learning provides answers to the following questions: What is social learning? The eBook Why You Should Adopt Social Learning by Asha Pandey addresses precisely these aspects.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
    [Providers] How Managers Add Value Part 3 Redirecting Regression
    Clearly there are no magic answers in the back of the book on this one, but at a very high level consider the following advice: Treat People Where They Are, Not Where They Used To Be: There can be a tendency when a top performer misses a conference call, is late for an important meeting or turns in work that is acceptable, but not up to historical standards, to over-empathize and provide rationale (e.g., “She’ll be okay,” or “This is a one-time occurrence.” This is the third and final blog in the series, “How Managers Add Value.” learning how to perform a task for the first time). etc.).
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2009
    [Providers] Conversation on Conversations
    Codified Conversations Separately, Harold Jarche provided some interesting thoughts around issues of codified knowledge, individuals and conversations. The practitioners I talked to about PPI [Personal Productivity Improvement] said they would love to participate in PPI coaching, provided it was focused on the content on their own desktops and hard drives, and not the stuff in the central repositories. Dave provides a very interesting picture of information flows in 2025. Ken Allan really somewhat crystallizes it as a question of " Knowing WHEN to switch ?"
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2008
    [Providers] Training Design
    However, what about the case when you are providing tools and really don't have the content defined ahead of time? Maybe we conduct a similar performance analysis and take into account similar considerations and then provide appropriate structure (delivery pattern). Maybe we are providing a Wiki and conducting a barn raising session? I've been struggling a bit to capture a concept that I believe represents a fairly fundamental shift in how we need to think about Training Design. We take into account a wide variety of considerations. Now the interesting part. Maybe it is?
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
    [Providers] What is Performance Support?
    What makes PS effective is the targeted learning that it provides and the “pull” approach inherent in its definition. Reading a post on Performance Support from my co-blogger and colleague triggered of the following response: Read on: Performance Support (PS) is, says Tony Karrer, “Making information available to workers instead of forcing them to memorize it. That’s how we use Google and corporate wikis and instant messenger.” PS, by definition, is access to information and knowledge as we need it, when we need it. And this works best for adult learners. When learning more 3. link].
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016
    [Providers] Do Your Questions Differentiate You
    Chances are that the customer views what they are selling as somewhat similar to what the competition is providing. As a matter of fact, the customer probably assumes that both you and your competitors will provide relatively the same thing. Critical thinking gets customers out of their box. During my graduate work in training and development, I had the good fortune of taking a psychology class. Toward the middle of the semester, the professor asked me for a favor. At first, I was somewhat reluctant. So I agreed. Therefore, you are being viewed almost like a commodity. Charles D.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2009
    [Providers] The Big Question: Stuck? Getting Unstuck.
    After handling a few projects as the senior/sole ID and consultant and solution provider(I used to imagine myself talking to the client, glancing at my list of twenty odd questions to see that I had the need for the training and performance gap analyzed and perfectly captured, suggesting the best solution and approach with the client listening avidly, mapping the solution to the desired performance output and ending with a quantitative analysis of the ROI), I have relegated the scenario in parentheses to my host of if onlies…That is not to say that I have given up! Not at all!
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
    [Providers] Discover Origin’s unique dimensions of learning in 3 days
    Origin , a front-runner in providing cutting-edge learning solutions, is a key participant at this 3-day event. Innovative Learning – Digital, Visual, Analytics, Social. Discover newer paths of learning, transcend to a newer orbit along with learning technologies. Get the right dosage from knowledge experts. With the world getting increasingly digital, visual, analytics, and social, it is time to watch, move, explore, and experiment in order to be attuned to latest developments! The skill gap is widening and newer technologies are a reality.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2010
    [Providers] Social enzymes
    Andy Clark provides a very evocative metaphor when he talks about snail trails in his book ' Natural Born Cyborgs '. Learning has rarely been a solo activity. I can count on the fingers of one hand the times I have learnt something significant without the help or influence of others (and counting on my fingers wasn't learnt without help, believe me). No, we are not isolated learners, but learn our most important lessons whilst in conversation with others. Conversation is of course often technologically mediated in this digital age. and to learn. We are aware of each other. Right.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2009
    [Providers] The Big Question: How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organisation?
    The will only have the means if employers help them to develop the metacognitive skills (the skills you need to learn independently) and provide the right tools (particularly the social networking software that is revolutionising the way we interact with each other online). Provide them with the motive, the means and the opportunities and their capabilities are likely to astound you. This month’s Big Question in the ASTD Learning Circuits Blog is ‘How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organisation?’ How indeed?
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2007
    [Providers] The power of pictures - part 2
    On reflection, the pros and cons appear to be as follows: On balance I believe that slides would have helped somewhat, particularly if they had provided an overview of the structure and reinforced the key points with imagery (rather than bullets). This is another case where The Business of Memory can help as they provide specific recommendations for remembering a speech. A few years back I co-authored an e-book/CD-ROM called Ten Ways to Avoid Death by PowerPoint. Not wanting to appear a hypocrite, I have tried my best to obey my own rules ever since. And so on.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2007
    [Providers] Religious wars
    If I wanted to help someone master a practical skill, I would demonstrate the skill then provide opportunities for plenty of practice, with gradually reducing scaffolding. If I wanted to encourage someone to adopt a fresh perspective to something they currently think, do or feel, then I would have them participate in activities which would provide fuel for further reflection and discussion on the topic in question. I have been reading with interest Stephen Downes' analysis of Kirschner, Sweller and Clark's paper Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work.
  • SKYPREP  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016
    [Providers] Why do You Need an LMS?
    For example, it can change the way you provide training, allowing employees to have access to your training courses anywhere and at any time of the day or night. Being able to provide the means to deliver training across the board that satisfies such legal requirements is a key factor in your company’s ability to do business. Because training is centralized, providing workers with the same source for content, instructions and study materials, it eliminates discrepancies in procedures from branch to branch. You can build a strong argument on the basis of cost savings.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2010
    [Providers] Content creation
    Content creation is an important feature in many personal learning environment (PLE) models, and together with organising and sharing, makes up the cardinal triumvirate of skills that provides learners with a clear advantage. One of the most important digital literacies students require today is the ability to create appropriate content. If you subscribe to constructivist theories of learning, you will understand why the creation of content is important in any context. The blog content allows me perhaps to view a problem from a different perspective. Unported License.
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
    [Providers] TEDx Caltech Insights Jan. 14, 2011
    Practical use of TED.com - Another person I spoke with in the event, tells me that she includes TED.com and other video providers as part of her class. Highlights from my day at TEDxCaltech.com. Follow #TEDXCALTECH in Twitter.com It was a wow, belly blowing, mind-bending, brain cell twitching, eye-popping and heartfelt joy and amazing insight. Must see - This is a must see and listen event. The imagery presented at TEDxCaltech brings to life the archaic, distant, elitist, and abstract work of scientists closer to day to day understanding. Data should be empowering.
  • IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CURVE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2008
    [Providers] Tool No. 1 - Raptivity
    The evaluation pack provides parts of the Core Pack parts of one of the Booster Packs. The parts they provide are fully functional - allowing you to test not just how the program works, but also publication. The key here is that they provide enough information to get you thinking about how you can present your own content. I like the way Raptivity has put together their demo materials. Real, fully functional tools and templates. They make it very obvious that there is more (and cooler) stuff available. The salesfolks leave me alone to play on my own time. Very exciting.
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
    [Providers] Springtime in New York? Join us for Kineo Konnect on April 9th!
    Further details will be provided, upon confirmation Kineo Networking & Insights Breakfast April 9 th It will be spring one of these days, I promise! And what sounds better than an early Spring morning with your L&D colleagues for deep discussion and shared delight in the melting of the snow? Join Kineo for a free networking and insights event on Wednesday, April 9th from 8:30am - 10:30am in Manhattan. We''ll be tackling the subject of compliance, discussing the good, the bad and the ugly, and how to develop programs that create lasting change.
  • MOODLE JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2012
    [Providers] End of Year Conference
    I was asked this week to provide a short session on using our Moodle vle for the for our end of year Teaching and Learning Conference here at the College. As you will have read from other posts on this blog I am taking every opportunity to provide the widest expose possible for Wimba Create this academic year, so the second half is sorted. The idea seems to be that the session should address the interests of basic users in the first half and those more experienced practitioners whishing to move on to something more ambitious in the second. Comments welcome
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2014
    [Providers] Design Corner: The Ultimate Feedback Mechanism – Talk to People
    Whenever you are providing something, especially something you would eventually like to be paid for, it’s pretty important to check with your audience and assess if you are on target. If there is a problem, all of this information provide a greater chance of knowing about. In this example, the in-person information not only extended what I knew from the usage data but provided a base for further research and a potential way to extend the usefulness of the product. Follow us on Twitter  @TechSmithDesign. As Designers, the importance of user feedback is a given.
  • TWITTERPATED WITH LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 9, 2011
    [Providers] Recommended Webinar: Exploring Reusable Interactions.
    « Building a Branching Conversation Simulation with Flash, XML, and AS3 Growing an Educational Game – Flower Stand » Subscribe About Twitterpated with Learning My name is Amanda Warner, and I am an e-Learning designer based in Providence, RI. I am twitterpated with learning experiences that focus on meaningful interaction and desired performance. Skip to content Twitterpated with Learning E-learning, serious games, educational simulations, and periodic whimsy. Next session is this Tuesday/Thursday. Posted in Related Resources. Tagged with Resources , Webinars.
  • TWITTERPATED WITH LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2011
    [Providers] The Art of Game Design – Twitterpated with Learning
    « Flower Stand Revision – Brainstorming Underlying Themes and Goals Subscribe About Twitterpated with Learning My name is Amanda Warner, and I am an e-Learning designer based in Providence, RI. I am twitterpated with learning experiences that focus on meaningful interaction and desired performance. Skip to content Twitterpated with Learning E-learning, serious games, educational simulations, and periodic whimsy. with questions to ask yourself during the development process. The other 7.53%?  Still interesting stuff.  Go read it. Posted in Related Resources.
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2007
    [Providers] eLearning and Content Development Trends for 2008
    Will companies provide the Internet freedom culture on their corporate Web 2.0 Or will these sites provide secure environments (inside firewalls or hosted) to the corporate world? What is required is another path breaking research that can provide some return on investment figures of using Web 2.0 in learning and training. Learning Circuit’s January Big Question is about predicting trends for the year 2008. Here’s my take on what we can expect in the coming year. Web 2.0 in Learning Web 2.0 will be the killer buzzword for the year 2008. Web 2.0 Are Web 2.0 environments?
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2008
    [Providers] Working/Learning Blog Carnival – April 2008
    Here’s the second edition of the Blog Carnival: Rupa Rajagoplan in her post talks about how different learners learn and provides her suggestions on what companies can do to encourage learning at work. Ken Carroll in his post Constructionism works looks at learning in social networks and online communities and feel Sociology can provide insights in the way the web is creating new social structures that pertain to learning and their dynamics. Michele Martin provides an interesting primer on Pecha Kucha presentation style for learning. special thanks to all the contributors.
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2009
    [Providers] Twitter Twitter Everywhere.
    It provides up to five multiple column display ( if you set it that you can set to to Narrow columns in Settings). follow cost provides you with useful information about average number of tweets by a user. TwitterFriends provides some stats about your conversations. Everyone’s talking about Twitter. So here's my addition to the conversation based on my experiences with Twitter as  @manishmo. What is Twitter? To me it is various forms of IM, asynchronous chat, chat room, email, SMS on the Internet, blog (micro-blog) depending on how you use it. Tools I used for Twitter?
  • LEARNING REBELS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016
    [Providers] 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 17: Trainers Helping Trainers
    This where leadership needs to provide coaching and mentoring to team members, encouraging people on their team to build knowledge blocks. Click on the gloves to learn more about how Learning Rebels can provide learning solutions to help you achieve your business goals. It’s day 17 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Trainers Helping Trainers. just wrapped up the Design and Delivery Bootcamp, and my biggest take-away? We need to work more on reaching out for help. This group of trainers all work for the same organization, and they are wonderful people. LETSDOTHIS .
  • TOPYX LMS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2016
    [Providers] 3 Reasons Learning Management Systems Fail (And How You Can Avoid)
    Also, some eLearning systems are not maintained by their service provider. The best remedy for this type of situation is to switch to an LMS that also provides easy integration with your existing systems, and is implemented and maintained by a service provider that offers ongoing support. 3) They have hidden costs  . Clients are often drawn in by an LMS provider’s claim that a learning platform is reasonably priced, only to find out the hard way that this is not the case and that the LMS came with per-user fees. But, there is hope. For every fail, there is a cure.
  • G-CUBE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2012
    [Providers] Emerging technologies & challenges in e-Learning content creation: Global resourcing to rescue
    Off-the-Shelf e-Learning content publishers, technology-driven training providers, and everybody in the e-Learning space is under pressure to maintain the pace of content design & development on the new platforms at the same cost. Global e-Learning Service providers like G-Cube offer functionally distributed teams which consist of skilled experts as opposed to multi-tasking generalists. The dynamics of e-Learning Industry have recently witnessed swift changes due to emergence of new technologies in recent past. Emerging Platforms -  Pressure on e-Learning Development.
  • JANE HART  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2012
    [Providers] Introduction to PKM Workshop & FREE Webinar
    He’s also going to be running a FREE webinar:   Introduction to PKM   on Wednesday 5 September which will provide an introduction to those participating in the workshop, but which is is FREE for anyone to join. “PKM: A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world & work more effectively.”. Supporting self-managed learners with their Personal Knowledge Management is going to be a key new skill for workplace learning professionals in a social business. Here are the details, if you’d like to reserve a place. System Requirements.
  • LEARNUPON  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016
    [Providers] Talk to LearnUpon at AITD 2016
    AITD’s conference is a not to be missed L&D event with a reputation for providing attendees with high quality, dynamic presentations on an exciting range of innovative topics. David will be on hand to provide live demos of our amazing LMS and also to answer any questions you may have. Next month sees us exhibiting at our first ever Australian conference. The AITD Annual National Conference is taking place in the Sydney Masonic Centre on the 5th and 6th of May. Keynote speakers include Donald Clark , CEO and founder of Epic Group. Inside LearnUpon AITD
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
    [Providers] A eLearning Welcome Note from MOOC expert—Tina Seeling
    Tina also shared with us that we should watch two specific videos and even provided us direct links to access them. She also provided us a direct link that we could share on our social networks as well. In two previous postings, I reflected on a “mini lecture” video created by Tina Seeling. In these postings I shared some things that we should consider when we are teaching or designing eLearning experiences—not just MOOCs: eLearning Principles from MOOC expert—Tina Seeling. eLearning Student Considerations from MOOC expert—Tina Seeling. Click the link above for more information.
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2010
    [Providers] Progress so far - Unofficial Salary Survey 2010
    The survey is not based on responses by companies but based on responses provided by you, the employee. This year’s questionnaire attempts to find out more about you and the industry to provide a more in-depth analysis. It’s been a slow start to the 2010 Unofficial Salary Survey of eLearning, Content Development and Training jobs. You can now view the responses by following the Responses link. Most participants have 10 years work experience (28%) followed by 5 and 3 years (11% each). So far the survey seems to be dominated by male responders (72%). Do spread the word around.
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2008
    [Providers] Mobile Learning
    television, computer games), cell phones will be prone to causing a bad influence on children and as a society we will need to learn to deal with it, while using it for the benefits the technology can provide. PDAs and high end phones hold greater possibilities of providing richer applications that allow learning. I was required to do some research on mobile learning. I am not particularly enthused by the idea of formal learning on mobile phones and don’t have much insight into mobile learning or the use of mobile devices in education. Gaming on mobile phones is also increasing.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  MONDAY, JULY 13, 2015
    [Providers] Being Bold—Not Just for HR Anymore
    Product providers can be bold in their market strategies as well. For many of the vendors that today provide both core HR and talent management systems (such as talent acquisition, learning, career, performance, and succession management), that integration has happened: there is one employee profile that contains both employment information and talent information. But the innovation comes in with those suite providers who are talent-only – often linking to a third party HRIS system. Today’s HR leaders recognize this. Improve business acumen across the HR team.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2011
    [Providers] HealthcareSource: On a Mission to Evolve Talent Management in Healthcare Industry
    These challenges make it difficult for healthcare providers to achieve its three most fundamental goals – reduce costs, improve patient safety, improve patient satisfaction. Clients are die-hard fans of the provider. HealthcareSource is the only talent management solution provider that is 100 percent devoted to helping this industry evolve its talent management approaches, and is cognizant of how quickly (or slowly) this can happen within such a complex industry, filled with cost constraints, regulation and old-school mentality. Sourcing Manager ?
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
    [Providers] The Value of LinkedIn
    With over 80 million members in 200 countries, LinkedIn provides a vehicle for recruiters to extend their global outreach, engage passive candidates and strengthen employer. • LinkedIn Recruiter - LinkedIn’s initial decision to provide recruiters with a larger database of names and profiles outside of their own personal networks created a large amount of controversy in 2008. • Jobs Network - As more and more organizations move away from job boards, it is a natural fit for LinkedIn to provide a jobs network. What Does LinkedIn Offer Recruiters?
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  MONDAY, MAY 17, 2010
    [Providers] Video streaming brings events to a much wider audience
    But much more noteworthy was the virtual attendance of thousands of additional interested parties courtesy of the video streaming facility which the organisers provided. We do our best to provide value to the 1000s of members who can't attend by sharing slides after the event, outputs from discussions and the occasional meeting reports, but these are not a comprehensive substitute for being there. In the case of the eLN, it is the cost of providing the video streaming. By all traditional measures for face-to-face conferences, this was a success.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2009
    [Providers] What every learning and development professional needs to know about e-learning
    Most of the familiar options, whether that's providing instruction, leading discussions, delivering case studies, running role plays and simulations, providing coaching, apprenticeships and so on, have been practised for hundreds, if not thousands of years. Technology now provides so many opportunities for learning and development that it is no longer viable for trainers to keep their distance, leaving new media to the geeks and the ‘digital natives’. Learning media options, on the other hand, have been growing exponentially. So what’s the big deal?
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2007
    [Providers] WiZiQ - a dating service for students and teachers
    This looks like a promising idea - a site that puts learners who want private tuition in touch with teachers who want to make some money providing it. The vehicle looks like the right one too - a built-in, live, virtual classroom with all the facilities you're likely to need (whiteboard, PowerPoint slides, PDFs, audio, video). At the moment the subjects are mainly academic (as you'd expect) and the tutors mainly from the Indian sub-continent, but these are early days and there's nothing about the tool to stop it being truly universal.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2007
    [Providers] The story of the 30-minute masters
    I've been out of action this week, but this has provided me with an opportunity to package up the presentation I gave on the 30-minute masters at DevLearn in San Jose, to make this available to a wider audience. Working with Articulate , I've added narration to my slides and included extracts from a video interview I carried out with Steve Rayson of Kineo just before the conference. Click this link to view the presentation in a new window. If you have any comments on the content of the presentation, just reply to this post
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2008
    [Providers] WiZiQ meets Moodle, no money changes hands
    Providing bandwidth for 1000s of virtual classroom sessions sounds expensive. WiZiQ have just launched their Live Class module for Moodle. This integrates their free web conferencing solution directly into Moodle, so Live Class sessions can be implemented as Moodle activities and students can have seamless access to synchronous events, within the context of a blended Moodle course. The WiZiQ virtual classroom tool runs in Flash and contains many (although clearly not all) of the features associated with expensive commercial systems. Just one thing bothers me. Am I missing something
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2007
    [Providers] ALISON - Free Interactive Workplace Skills Courseware!
    ALISON provides high-quality, engaging, interactive multimedia courseware for certification and standards-based learning. Though, to enjoy these interactive courseware you would need to register and will be asked to answer questions about your background and interests, so that they can provide you with targeted advertising links alongside your courseware. Link to ALISON ALISON? ALISON claims to be the world's leading free online learning resource for basic and essential workplace skills. MISSION? Education shall be free." read in full) will through ALISON become a reality. JUICE?
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2007
    [Providers] ALISON - Free Interactive Workplace Skills Courseware!
    ALISON provides high-quality, engaging, interactive multimedia courseware for certification and standards-based learning. Though, to enjoy these interactive courseware you would need to register and will be asked to answer questions about your background and interests, so that they can provide you with targeted advertising links alongside your courseware. Link to ALISON ALISON? ALISON claims to be the world's leading free online learning resource for basic and essential workplace skills. MISSION? Education shall be free." read in full) will through ALISON become a reality. JUICE?
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2009
    [Providers] Use Flash to Market Your e-Learning Courses
    USING FLASH TO MARKET E-LEARNING COURSES — Marketing is key to successful implementation of an e-Learning course, and Flash is an excellent tool for this purpose.The rich media of Flash provides an excellent means of gaining your audience’s attention to a course,why the course is relevant to them, and the benefits of taking it.Many marketing strategies utilize electronic announcements, such as e-mails or Intranet articles, but via Flash you can deliver a more effective and entertaining message than with text and static graphics alone. Use characters in the advertisement.
  • LEARNING CAFE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2011
    [Providers] Trust or Bust – attracting and growing performance professionals
    So, while “outside” recognition and reputation is important, L&D functions need to build these attributes within the organisation to ensure we provide compelling and meaningful work with professional growth opportunities while encouraging creativity and the sharing of know-how, listening to ideas and acting on them. In essence it’s an economic formula: when trust is high, speed increases and cost decreases, but when trust is at a low level, speed decreases and cost increases.  Simple, brilliant message! L&D Capability
  • PARADISO  |  TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016
    [Providers] Here’s What No One Tells You about Multi-tenant LMS
    Provides blended learning to tenants. It provides a right blend of classroom and virtual training. Lower cost of operation provides an effective & affordable solution for organisations. ‘Extended enterprise’, ‘multi-tenancy’, ‘ multi-tenant LMS ’… These words are no overblown vocabulary, but simply equivalent of one another. If you belong to the e-learning fraternity, you must have heard at least one of these sometime or the other. However, must have shirked it thinking it has nothing to do with you or your organization. Enter Paradiso LMS! are the children.
  • PARADISO  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2016
    [Providers] Learning Management Systems to Look Out For in 2016
    The LMS has to be affordable, but at the same time user friendly and powerful, plus it should provide an all-in-one solution for your e-learning and e-commerce needs. Basically, it provides an end to end solution for managing all the learning processes. Just provide us your details, and we’ll get in touch with you shortly. At the outset, we are ‘Team Paradiso’ and bring to you our world-class learning management system by the name ‘Paradiso LMS’. Try our LMS Demo to know more about the product. And we can say this humble piece of software is no bush-league! Moodle.
  • PARADISO  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2015
    [Providers] Mobile Learning – Changing the Face of E-learning!
    The information providing bodies directly push messages to the mobile devices or do so via mobile apps. In a nutshell, it can be said that mobile learning provides the much-needed flexibility and portability that are key to the generation of today. Just provide us your details, and we’ll get in touch with you shortly. The e-learning industry keeps talking about mobile learning and other parlance carrying similar meanings. And well… why not? The sentience towards it makes absolute sense as mobile learning is nothing but a mobile friendly offshoot of e-learning.
  • SOCIAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
    [Providers] Ensuring that Change “Sticks”
    Provide opportunities to come together as a group, but also allows each team member to do what they do best. Provide leadership, but allow your team to have a voice. My first foray into the world of training happened about 12 years ago. The World Health Organization (WHO) wanted to capitalize on the informal learning environment that had developed around their in-house systems. As in so many organizations, application “gurus” had sprung up in various departments, and were called on to help other users solve practical problems on the fly. So what happened?
  • THE ELEARNING NOMAD  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015
    [Providers] Universities’ e-tutoring methods should not be used in facilitated professional development
    Furthermore, they should reflect on how they make every written ‘evidence’ in the forums assessable – this gets in the way of providing an online space that could potentially replicate lively debates which are typical of a good face-to-face session. In most online courses at universities, tutors set a minimum number of discussion forum posts per week. For example, students must contribute at least twice in each discussion to receive credit for participation. The assessment of the number of contributions is deemed necessary to ensure students’ participation.
  • EDYNCO  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
    [Providers] The future of e-learning depends on SMEs
    An educational organization will only provide an environment for doing it. In Clive Shepherd’s blog post , where the question of how educational organizations respond to the increasing demands for even rapid developing or “I want it now” e-learning programme was set, I found it very interesting how simply Clive responded to that demands. Yes, every serious educational organization is able to develop high quality e-learning content for its customers. But, what if there is not enough time or money to organize and manage e-learning project team? Yes, you’re right. And now?
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2013
    [Providers] Learning and the Older Worker
    Learning leaders will have to provide older generations with a development approach that appeals to their unique historical perspective and helps them to discover the value in acquiring new skills. Many workers are choosing to delay retirement. Learning leaders must employ tact and strategy to keep baby boomers engaged and their skills up to date. As stock prices rise and recovery continues following the Great Recession, another phenomenon is quietly taking shape. More U.S. ” A March 18 U.S. As noted in the book The 2020 Workplace, by Jeanne C. Some will take to online options.
  • BIG DOG, LITTLE DOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2009
    [Providers] Selection in Agile Learning Design
    However, the selection of the learning objects in Agile Learning Design is not really about SCORM or AICC standards, but rather about providing the best learning environment that supports the Agile ethos — "Solutions that promote and speed the development of learning processes over comprehensive documentation.". This means chunking the contents into the most logical units that promote and speeds the learners' ability to learn and then packaging it into various media that provide the best delivery methods. Post 2 - Planning in Agile Learning Design. Reading Material. Doing.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2010
    [Providers] Voice Over in e-Learning, Sometimes
    Provide a mute button for those that find the voice-over to be just a distraction (again, make text available). However, make sure both text and narration provide the same instruction, but not exact word for word. September's Big Question over at the Learning Circuits Blog is regarding use of voice-over in e-learning. The question addresses numerous topics regarding the use of audio. So, I thought I would contribute my two cents. First off, most of the courses I have created do not have narration. So, when have I used narration in e-learning? Do practice runs.
  • DAWN OF LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2009
    [Providers] Five Myths of Social Learning
    Social learning is all about providing more flexible and responsive ways for delivering this knowledge through user generated content, engagement, and feedback. Leading social media vendors like Jive Software are integrating with the top ECM platforms to provide unified search, workflow, and storage of enterprise and social content, proving a cohesive environment where formal content is supported by an ecosystem of users that contribute expertise and relevant information. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. tools for training purposes and this figure is rising fast. The Web 2.0
  • ELEARNING WEEKLY  |  FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
    [Providers] 28 Web Conference Training Tips
    Provide all information to this one person and let them communicate it to their own people. Provide an outline of objectives for attendees prior to the conference. Provide training exercises on the topics discussed. This article is a guest post by Mary Polley-Berte, Director of Customer Support & Training, SyberWorks, Inc. Thanks, Mary! Companies and organizations today use web conferencing in many aspects of their organizations-to conduct meetings, collaborate on projects, demonstrate products and services, and more. Use a large, bold, simple font like Arial.
  • BIG DOG, LITTLE DOG  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011
    [Providers] Five Years later: A Review of Kirschner, Sweller and Clark's Why Minimal Guidance during Instruction Does Not Work
    Support for discovery learning is provided by a study in which students engaged in a course that incorporated some discovery learning exercises were tested, and their performance on questions related to topics learned through discovery learning was compared with their performance on questions related to topics learned in lecture ( Wilke, Straits, 2001 ). The paper caused a bit of a stir in the learning and training community when it was published five years ago, especially among those who lean towards a more constructivist approach. eLearning was supposed to kill the classroom. Uhh… no.
  • VIKAS JOSHI ON INTERACTIVE LEARNING   |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2009
    [Providers] Where Did YawnBuster Come from?
    The speaker can control the amount of interaction The interaction serves a specific purpose: energizes the audience, creates fun, provides a breather and so on Everyone has a way to participate The interaction is organized and guided by some kind of a structure. It became clear then, that the best way to provide this technology was as Flash templates for PowerPoint. When someone is addressing a group, a yawn serves two purposes. One, it tells the speaker - the rare one who cares to notice it - that someone is bored. Two, it produces more yawns, which in turn tell the speaker.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [Providers] Thoughts on DevLearn 2015
    He said, “It was highly concentrated with course development companies, which is a new phenomenon compared to years ago when it was concentrated on LMS providers. ”. The Meet the Authors’ session after the conference provided Dr. Aleckson a chance to speak to other authors in the eLearning community. Over 2,800 eLearning professionals attended DevLearn 2015 Conference and Expo, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from September 30 th to October 2 nd. Dr. Aleckson and Dr. Hicken attended the event and spoke about Corporate MOOCs. Dr. Aleckson began by addressing the general exhibit hall.
  • THE LEARNED MAN  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2009
    [Providers] Instructional Design Courses In India
    In response to a lot of queries I have decided to provide some information on the courses available for budding instructional designers in India. If you know of a course that should be in here or if you represent an institution that offers courses in instructional design please feel free to email me at: Symbiosis Centre For Distance Learning Post Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design (PGDID) This PGDID program provides basic theoretical and practical skills needed to design, deliver and evaluate courseware. S.N.D.T Women's University. You could contact them using the info her
  • THE LEARNED MAN  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2009
    [Providers] Instructional Design Courses In India
    In response to a lot of queries I have decided to provide some information on the courses available for budding instructional designers in India. If you know of a course that should be in here or if you represent an institution that offers courses in instructional design please feel free to email me at: Symbiosis Centre For Distance Learning Post Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design (PGDID) This PGDID program provides basic theoretical and practical skills needed to design, deliver and evaluate courseware. S.N.D.T Women's University.
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
    [Providers] How to Stay on Top of Training Demand? Know the Alternatives
    In his leadership role at Knowland University, Bill focuses on helping clients get the most out of the products and services provided through a combination of guided and self-paced learning opportunities. As a learning and development professional, I have often struggled with the question, “how can we keep up with the constant and increasing need for learning and demand for training?&# New learning is once again needed. Learning professionals scamper to come up with a way to train people on the new thing. That’s life in the L&D trenches. It is to be accepted and embraced.
  • LEARNING REBELS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016
    [Providers] 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 19: Just Stuff
    Click on the gloves to learn more about how Learning Rebels can provide learning solutions to help you achieve your business goals. It’s day 19 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Just Stuff. Here I am in another hotel this week, this time in downtown Chicago and just like any city, it has its stuff… Good stuff and bad stuff. It’s cold here in the winter, but beautiful in the spring, hopping with activity in the summer, and glorious in its color during the fall. Good stuff and bad stuff – just stuff. Good stuff, and stuff that gets in the way of success.
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
    [Providers] 9 Must-Consider Topics When Designing Partner or Reseller Training
    Beyond providing wholesale discounts, financial rewards or other perks, ask these top-producers to be your subject matter experts (SMEs) for other resellers. Provide clear instructions on who to call when, how to escalate issues, how/who to engage for specific types of questions, and where to find needed information on your website. Online training is an effective way to arm your partners and value-added resellers with knowledge. It’s scalable—you can train thousands at once while retaining your own corporate brand in the training materials. Convey the Company Culture.
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2008
    [Providers] Article on Engaging eLearning
    Here's a nice article, sponsored by Adobe, and written by Allison Rossett and Antonia Chan (2008, June) that provides some very nice descriptions and examples about engaging eLearning design. Check it out
  • TAKE AN E-LEARNING BREAK  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2009
    [Providers] Girls Go Tech website
    Girls Go Tech provides information on how math, science and technology play an important role in the world around us. Includes technical career information and games that introduce math, science and technology concepts. Check it out: [link
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010
    [Providers] Developing A Layar Application
    This is our first public layer which would be useful for the public as well as (hopefully) provide us valuable feedback about Layar development. Here you will need to provide URL of server where the actual contents reside. At your server: The layar server sends http request to URL you have provided while defining the layer in layar developer site and it expects a JSON response containing POI details. Testing: Layar team has provided page where you can do basic testing of your layer. Below I share my development experience of creating the Pune Layar. Gmail account.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2016
    [Providers] Blockchain Impacts on Medical Care
    The patient through his or her profile, has complete control over medical information and can choose the information to be shared or viewed by the doctors or providers. CapitalWave provides online courses about Blockchain. This is the blockchain week on yourtrainingedge.com [1] and this article views the technology in terms of healthcare or medical care sector. In few of the articles of the series, we have already discussed the concept, its origin and some of the industrial implications. Let’s go back little bit. Population Health management. PGHD meets wearables.
  • GEOTALENT  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015
    [Providers] Statement of Work: Realistic Expectations = Reduced Risk and High Acceptance
    In the design phase, the SOW process provides the person requesting the work to define a clear picture of the project requirements. The review of the SOW documentation provided then gives them the opportunity to clarify any areas of potential misunderstanding and request revisions before any work is carried out. Moving forward, the SOW provides an audit trail of customizations that have been done. [Post by Greg Gammie, Implementations Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. Continued from previous post. This increases confidence in the project and its expected outcomes.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
    [Providers] CASE Professional Development Portal
    Being the trusted leader in professional development for school administrators, CASE hoped to leverage a Learning Management System (LMS) to make its offerings more affordable and more accessible by limiting or removing travel and by providing more convenient options for the busy professionals it serves. By utilizing Digitec’s Knowledge Direct LMS, CASE is able to: • Make its offerings more affordable and more accessible by eliminating travel and by providing  convenient 24/7 access to their members. Provide learners dynamically generated eTranscripts for tracking their progress.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2013
    [Providers] Gamification of CME: Is Your Organization in the “Game”?
    Simple true and false, fill in the blank, or multiple choice questions are easy to write, and quick to generate and they do provide a level of engagement. However, these types of assessments provide little engagement for the learner and do not allow for practice. With simulations for CME, you can create scenarios that are realistic and better measure the skills a healthcare providers needs to master, in context to the job. Games and simulations for continuing medical education is growing in popularity and it was very evident at this year’s event. Bio Latest Posts.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013
    [Providers] ACOFP eLearning Portal for CME
    Importance was placed on the potential provider’s experience and knowledge working with iMIS and the unique needs of medical specialty societies. By utilizing Digitec’s Knowledge Direct® Med, ACOFP is able to: • Provide its members with a single, unified repository for CME and professional development courses. Digitec Interactive is the producer of the Knowledge Direct® Med Learning Management System and provider of award winning eLearning courses which enable medical organizations to deliver education over the internet. THE SOLUTION. THE RESULT. Share this on Facebook.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
    [Providers] Digitec Announces Knowledge Direct Enhancements
    Course surveys — Knowledge Direct already provides a very robust, flexible survey creation tool and reporting. 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. Digitec is pleased to announce the latest round of enhancements to its Knowledge Direct learning management system. But now, administrators can copy and reuse existing course surveys. These enhancements are just the latest to Knowledge Direct.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014
    [Providers] Renaissance Sackville
    For example, we provided some funds to Community Forests International, an organization active in Africa and Canada, and as a direct result they are now headquartered here in Sackville, generating more economic development. will try to add some more details and stories about Renaissance Sackville here over time, and I invite any questions, especially from other small communities. I may not be able to provide all the answers but I really think this is a much better way to grow a more resilient community for less than the cost of one full-time municipal employee. Communities
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
    [Providers] LMS 2013: The $1.9 Billion Market for Learning Management Systems
    Established players continue to try to keep up, as new vendors provide very easy to use systems which make learning as easy as going to Khan's Academy or browsing YouTube. Billion spent on training technology systems? This week we will be launching our newest annual research on the state of the Learning Management Systems market. These software systems are among the most important and rapid-changing parts of HR technology, and they drive tremendous value to businesses of all sizes. And this market grew at over 14% last year, despite the global recession. billion by 2013.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
    [Providers] MOOCs: Personal Initiative and Professional Development
    The main model currently for assessing the knowledge and skills gained through MOOCs is provided by Excelsior College, a private institution that offers competency-based educational programs. So, corporate trainers can identify relevant courses offered by different MOOC providers and vet them according to the needs of their organizations. Here are some questions to ask while evaluating MOOCs from an external provider: What knowledge and skills do you need your employees to acquire? The different MOOC providers offer different types of proof of completion. Why Now?
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
    [Providers] MOOCs and Unbundled Training
    One of the biggest current proponents of unbundling in the education sphere is Anant Agarwal, MIT professor and president of massive open online course (MOOC) provider edX. Unbundling function refers to partnering with other organizations to provide services like facilities management, healthcare, food service, and other functions that are not central to the main goal of providing an education. The education and training worlds are fond of buzzwords, too many of which tend to be old ideas wrapped in shiny new packaging. depending on the needs of the course and the learners.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
    [Providers] Stop Fixing People
    Provide information they are lacking so they can make better decisions. Your good intentions can actually be stunting people’s development. Recently, a very frustrated client complained, "I did my best to help my team. gave them a clear vision and shared every bit of knowledge I have around implementing the project. They just don''t get it. We are never going to make our deadlines." I knew why she was frustrated; when I was a manager, I too had to learn the distinction between serving and fixing others. Consistently helping people takes away their ability to think for themselves.
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