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    [Providers] Can learning and development experts conquer highest UK peaks in one day?
    How amazing is this: Redtray Solutions is partnering with charity Mencap to support people with a learning disability, their families … Continue reading » General REDTRAY News business CSR challenges for good cause charity events l&D industry learning disabilities Mencap raising money for good cause Redtray solutions team work training providers UK business UK peaks
    [Providers] Using SharePoint for certification support
    for Learning, Training and Compliance  Skip to content Home About ← Quiz on Office 365 SharePoint Online SharePoint and Assessments session at European SharePoint Conference in Berlin → Using SharePoint for certification support Posted on April 30, 2011 by johnkleeman I recently attended a Brandon Hall webinar (see here for slides) about social media for learning, where they used three interesting case studies: Chrysler have a social media site, the Chrysler Academy aimed at providing a community for dealer personnel who take certification programs. Bookmark the permalink.
    [Providers] Harnessing social learning experience – new technology launches today
    The new social learning platform – altoconnect – from the learning technology provider Commelius Solutions, has launched today. For the … Continue reading → Commelius news Corporate Training Learning technologies Social learning Commelius solutions how to build learning communities how to engage learners how to measure social learning latest learning technologies learning platforms new ways of learning social learning social learning for businesses training providers UK
    [Providers] LMS Blog: Nissan Forklift Leverages Latitude Learning LMS to.
    Nissan Forklift Leverages Latitude Learning LMS to Provide Training. – Latitude Learning, provider of the industry leading, cloud-based learning management system (LMS), today announced that Nissan Forklift will provide training to its dealers through the Latitude Learning LMS. is a cloud-based LMS that enables companies to provide world class caliber training functionality and effectiveness through a robust, flexible and turnkey training platform. Latitude Learning LMS Blog. LMS Blog. Tweet. SALINE, Mich., Nissan.
    [Providers] How to Fascinate Your Way to Students' Hearts in Distance Learning.
    You are not going to achieve these results by purely providing information, you need to give your students something more, something that goes beyond information. Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. About. Services. Small Business Owners. Teachers. Organizations. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → How to Fascinate Your Way to Students’ Hearts in Distance Learning? Posted on January 4, 2012 by Marina Kostina. How do you create connection with your students?
  • REDTRAY  |  FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013
    [Providers] We’ve changed our name to Commelius!
    Though our name is brand new, we’re still the same great company … Continue reading » General Commelius solutions company name change e-learning providers IT training company learning technology lms providers Redtray Solutions Redtray Solution Ltd. is now Commelius Solutions Ltd.
  • WIRED@HEART  |  TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
    [Providers] How to Flip for Success? | Wired@Heart
    Clearly, it provides teh instructor with a better idea of students’ interests, academic deficiencies, and extra-curricular activities which, upon assessment and evaluation, assists the school with circumvention of familial dysfunction. Thank you so much for sharing your opinion about the flipped classroom and for providing such invaluable advice to educators! Indeed, materials quality control is imperative if we want to provide quality education. Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. About. Services. link].
    [Providers] How to Create Connection Online? Part 2 | Wired@Heart
    In today’s “Expert Talk” episode David provides valuable tips for online teachers and trainers that deal with transferring our personality online,  in a synchronous classroom.  He suggests: - not reading from notes. Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. About. Services. Small Business Owners. Teachers. Organizations. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → How to Create Connection Online? Part 2. Posted on October 6, 2011 by Marina Kostina. Marina V.
    [Providers] Experiencing E-Learning » Daily Bookmarks 10/11/2009
  • REDTRAY  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Providers] Social learning revolution: new platform to harness informal learning  
    The training and learning … Continue reading → Blended training Corporate Training eLearning General Learning technologies Social learning commelius learning technology providers social learning social learning platform social learning technology A revolutionary social learning platform from Commelius Solutions, is launching at the end of the month.
    [Providers] New Providers of Data Collection and Analysis of Online Job Ads in Real-Time May be Helping Community Colleges Create Better Curricula
    In addition, it is sponsoring a pilot of ten participating community colleges that are experimenting with the services and products - driven by new technologies – which these data producers provide. In an excellent Credentials that Work report, titled “Aligning Community Colleges to Their Local Labor Markets: The Role of Online Job Ads for Providing Real-time Intelligence about Occupations and Skills in Demand,” author David Altstadt outlines some of the possibilities and pitfalls of this new technology. One answer is that they can’t identify the true nature of those demands.
    [Providers] The Rapid eLearning Blog » Here’s How E-Learning Can Change the World
    [Providers] How to Design Discussion Forum Questions That Promote.
    Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. About. Services. Small Business Owners. Teachers. Organizations. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → How to Design Discussion Forum Questions That Promote Interaction? Posted on December 7, 2011 by Marina Kostina. Research shows that interaction is very important in an online classroom. However, it also demonstrates that when an online teachers try to interact with each student they become overwhelmed and burned out. examples. link].
  • WIRED@HEART  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [Providers] A Shangri-La for Self-Learners | Wired@Heart
    The problem is that while self-learning is in vogue, there have been just a few attempts to provide a unified, structured and organic setting for independent learning… And so, many self-learners are still wandering through the cyberspace looking for their Shangri-La. What we want to achieve is to enable self-learners to build a degree-similar ePortfolio with qualifications where badges, certificates and credits are issued from several providers. Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content.
    [Providers] How to Increase Your Visibility on LinkedIn? | Wired@Heart
    If you liked this discussion, please subscribe to my blog to receive timely updates and your FREE Attention Grabber: Get on our WAITING LIST for the social media training that I will provide in the Fall with Anastasia Pryanikova, JD, MA. Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. About. Services. Small Business Owners. Teachers. Organizations. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → How to Increase Your Visibility on LinkedIn? Posted on August 22, 2012 by Marina Kostina.
    [Providers] Conflict Resolution in an Online Classroom: An Interview with.
    Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. About. Services. Small Business Owners. Teachers. Organizations. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → Conflict Resolution in an Online Classroom: An Interview with Anastasia Pryanikova. Posted on November 30, 2011 by Marina Kostina. What are conflicts? How do they effect our online interactions? How can we avoid them in our DL classroom? Anastasia Pryanikova, MA, JD believes that “conflicts are a natural part of our lives. link].
    [Providers] Articulate vs. Lectora | LearnNuggets
    Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags Add new tag , development , eLearning Articulate vs. Lectora by Kevin on August 12th, 2009 When it comes to software development tools, I’m fortunate to work in an environment that understands no two tools are the same and each provide advantages and disadvantages.  The fun part of my job is having a plethora of tools in my ‘elearning development’ toolbox: Adobe Creative Suite, Captivate, Visio, Lectora, and now Articulate.  Plus, everything is done within PowerPoint.
    [Providers] Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.
    Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects) by Jim on February 15, 2011 in Informal Learning , performance support , social learning One thing that has always struck me as particularly fascinating about social learning is how it is often at its most effective when its direction is provided by the learners themselves.  Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Jim: Glad you enjoyed the post, Liam! Properly d.
    [Providers] My Secret Recipe for Team Building Online | Wired@Heart
    Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. About. Services. Small Business Owners. Teachers. Organizations. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → My Secret Recipe for Team Building Online. Posted on February 1, 2012 by Marina Kostina. grew up watching soccer with my grandfather. know, sorry my fellow Americans, as a Russian girl I only knew one type of football, – the soccer type. Even the number of their victories had very little to do with my devotion. link]. link].
    [Providers] The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content
    The aim of the presentation is to provide an overview of workplace learning technology in 2012. learning management system, then, provides a centralized on-ramp to relevant learning content located within the LMS but also found elsewhere on the Web. This is curation, not censorship. A LMS simply provides an on-ramp to content someone has concluded is potentially valuable in learning new skills or information. A client recently asked if I could help him prepare a presentation he’ll be delivering to colleagues within his organization. Formats (Flash vs HTML 5).
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014
    [Providers] Strategies for Creating Simulations in e-Learning: Helping Learners to Apply More
    The format appeals to learners and provides an experiential way of learning. Additionally, it provides an assessment tool for managers-to check how much their teams know and to see how they will apply it in their of area work. Once the learner is immersed into the virtual environment, it becomes easy for him or her to perform the activities that the simulation provides and learn well from them. Provide ample ‘push’ for learning. We can provide this push in many ways – and pitting learners against one another is a powerful way of doing so.
    [Providers] Content as a Service (CaaS)
    The etextbook in 2018 will be coupled to an app that will provide you with Content as a Service (CaaS). By 2018, you will be purchasing the services which the app and the etextbook will provide. It will be designed to make learning easier and more effective. It will replace the old print (and even current online) proto-etextbook that used content as the product you bought. Dream with me a moment …. Future of education Learning Learning Technology
    [Providers] When it's just so obvious NOT to train it's painful to watch it happen
    Even better if this is accompanied by some form of support – from line managers setting goals and monitoring performance, from SMEs providing on-demand advice and support, or even from learning professionals providing workplace coaching. The amount of time, effort and money wasted on formal ILT training prior to rollout or upgrade of enterprise platforms (particularly ERM and CRM) and other new software systems is really quite amazing. Some managers and L&D people just don’t seem to get it. You might as well throw the money spent on these activities out the window. Bingo!
    [Providers] Contemporary E-Learning: Delivering Knowledge Or Dishing Out Information
    learner gains knowledge when he/she uses the provided information to actually do things and receives feedback about what he/she has done. The courses that we create provide the learners with tons of information. If we really want the people who take our courses to learn, we need to provide them with a platform where they can make mistakes and then provide them with meaningful feedback. Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? — T. S. Eliot. That’s a pertinent question that we need to ask ourselves. So, what differentiates knowledge from information?
    [Providers] What is YOUR online presence? A Must-See Interview with Dr.
    She provides presence building strategies that relate to course design, support, teaching, and time allocation. In the comments below please provide your opinion on the importance of online presence. Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. About. Services. Small Business Owners. Teachers. Organizations. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → What is YOUR online presence? Must-See Interview with Dr. Rosemary Lehman. Posted on October 12, 2011 by Marina Kostina.
    [Providers] ROI: The Most Difficult Metric!
    But, the real question is, can you truly make the connection between what you are providing to the business and how that has improved the bottom line Do you know what the impact of your training efforts are on the organization? Are you measuring them? "Of course!" you say. "We have all kinds of data supporting what we do!"
    [Providers] ?All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy? or How Gamification.
    provide assessment (both formative and summative). 5. Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. About. Services. Small Business Owners. Teachers. Organizations. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → “All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy” or How Gamification Improves Your Online Classroom. Posted on October 18, 2011 by Marina Kostina. Today’s Hot Topic Wednesdays’ question comes from Fiona and Carl from Australia. involve collaboration. 7.
    [Providers] 3 Ways To Intrinsically Motivate Learners
    recently read the book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, which provided a […] The post 3 Ways To Intrinsically Motivate Learners appeared first on Social Learning Blog. The carrot and stick model of motivation is known to work in the short run, but how can you motivate employees to continue interest in eLearning for the long run without constant need to dig up more rewards? eLearning elearning learners motivate
    [Providers] Brian Brushwood #DevLearn Keynote Mindmap
    Brian Brushwood riffed off his success with Scam School and other scams to provide lessons about branding and new media opportunity. social strategy
    [Providers] mLearning marches ahead: new trends in mobile learning
    His predictions are, in brief: mLearning projects get bigger, device diversity is the "new normal", apps trump browser-delivered content, authoring tools evolve to deal with mobility, tablets explode, private social networks support business centric social interactions, mobile device/os vendors consolidate, new experts provide consulting on mLearning and new features exploit technology capabilities inherent in devices. In his prediction concerning authoring tools he points out the possibility of authoring tools providing 'publish to HTML5' option.
    [Providers] Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification
    Scene: Sales meeting between executives of a leading learning service provider and an organisation planning to outsource its learning content development. Client: This year, for our Sales training program, we would like to have a game designed. Sales Manager: What exactly do you want in the game? Client: Just some simple achievement levels and awards […]. Game Based Learning gamification Gamification In Learning
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2008
    [Providers] Internet Time Blog » Interesting sites
    [Providers] Tips to Help Avoid eLearning and LMS Project Failure
    It can also feel like a ‘leap of faith’ when engaging an e-learning or LMS provider. Engaging a provider requires trust. These project controls should be shared between you and your eLearning/LMS provider. The provider has not given you a comprehensive list of functional and design specs prior to build. The provider has not provided a working proof-of-concept prior to full e-learning/LMS build. You have not had a meeting (F2F or teleconference) with your provider in over a week. Signs that your eLearning/LMS project is at risk.
    [Providers] Virtual Classroom Implementation & Design: Frequently Asked Questions
    At InSync Training, we often provide informational sessions to workgroups in the midst of adopting a virtual training or blended learning strategy. After the session, we summarize the questions sent in via chat and provide more in-depth answers in a follow-up email to the client. thought the answers to the most commonly asked questions might be of interest to my readers so here they are! Blended learning Cultural intelligence Virtual Classroom Design Facilitation Engagement Webinars
    [Providers] Collaborative Learning in Spite of Organizational Walls – June #LCBQ
    They accomplish this by enlisting the assistance of: A volunteer task force for each curriculum project comprised of industry experts to provide subject matter expertise. Industry vendors who provide information about their products and work with the organization distribute safety messages. Specialized vendors who provide instructional design, textbook and e-learning development, marketing development, website development and a variety of other services. They provide the anchor that keeps all concerned parties centered on the common goal.
    [Providers] Lambda Partners with for Seamless Integration in Moodle
    Lambda is partnering up with the online learning company,, to provide an extensive library of video tutorials, and online courses that can be directly integrated with Moodle. Moodle integration
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
    [Providers] Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective
    The behaviorist learning theory follows the ‘drill and feedback’ method of providing the learners with appropriate learning material and then seeking response on the same. Feedback is also provided – through the delivery platform as and when learners complete their assignments. Learning opens up the unique opportunity to provide the learners a realistic scenario-based environment to discover and learn – as per their convenience. This theory provides learners a problem that is based on the real-life situations they often encounter. Constructivist Learning. Taylor.
    [Providers] The State of E-Learning in Australia in 2012
    But these models are hard to find from reputable e-learning providers, or are prone to budget blow-out. Within these bodies is leadership from a small group of e-learning providers, usually those in long-term relationships with organisations of a ’mature’ e-learning strategy, such as financial services and telecommunications. Code that welcomes collaboration between client and provider, and provides a process if the customer’s experience is not favourable. How far behind are we? This is a shame. And, I hope our blogs and YouTube channel help too.
    [Providers] The State of E-Learning in Australia in 2012
    But these models are hard to find from reputable e-learning providers, or are prone to budget blow-out. Within these bodies is leadership from a small group of e-learning providers, usually those in long-term relationships with organisations of a ’mature’ e-learning strategy, such as financial services and telecommunications. Code that welcomes collaboration between client and provider, and provides a process if the customer’s experience is not favourable. How far behind are we? This is a shame. And, I hope our blogs and YouTube channel help too.
    [Providers] eLearning Blunders
    The purpose of the challenge was to highlight blunders found in eLearning courses and Articulate Community members provided many great examples of what […]. Blunder: a stupid or careless mistake. Alternative words: mistake, error, gaffe, fault, slip, oversight, inaccuracy, botch. This post was inspired by David Anderson’s eLearning challenge #32: Death, Taxes and E-Learning Mistakes. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools
    [Providers] 5 Brain Facts That Influence How People Learn
    The following “brain facts” will help provide a more thorough understanding of the mysterious muscle that is the brain. 1. If you want to create powerful learning experiences, it’s very helpful to get an understanding of how the brain works. While technology changes at an incredible rate, the brain evolves slowly. The unconscious mind rules the conscious mind There is an experiment that shows what happens when the conscious and… The post 5 Brain Facts That Influence How People Learn appeared first on Dashe & Thomson. Learning Brain Rules
    [Providers] Enrolling Others in a Course
    The Latitude Learning LMS provides Student users the ability to search for and enroll in courses made available to them. LMS Instructors, Managers, and Administrators are provided the additional option to enroll others in courses, either in batches or by individual Username. This document, and the linked training video , demonstrates how authorized users can best utilize the Enroll Others function within the LMS
    [Providers] How Khan Academy Nike Training Club and SparkPeople Motivate Users Behavior
    Provides an interesting concept in terms of allowing users to earn points to be able to change their avatar. This is a good way to provide structured actions that tie back to the central motivational scheme. Khan also provides points as a motivator. I mentioned in my post Online Systems for Behavior Change that I'm working on a very interesting project that is designed to lead to some important changes in behavior that has already had dramatic impacts. I'm reviewing: Khan Academy , Nike Training Club and SparkPeople. I'm not claiming this is scientific in any real way.
    [Providers] Top 10 Moodle Plugins of 2014
    Last week we released an article that provides a detailed list of the best Moodle Plugins we curated over the past 12 years. The list is extensive so if you are wanting to know the most popular plugins by number of downloads then continue reading as we provide a brief summary for the top 10 Moodle […] The post Top 10 Moodle Plugins of 2014 appeared first on Lambda Solutions. Moodle Plugins Moodle Moodle Modules Moodle plugins
    [Providers] Using Augmented Reality for Contextual Mobile Learning by Jason Haag
    Augmented reality (AR) provides a view of the real world, with enhancement from computer- generated. and provides examples of how AR delivered on mobile devices is already providing support for. input: sound, graphics, text, video, and GPS data. This article expands on a session from DevLearn. learning. and performance in real-life situations. Blended Learning Development Strategies Emerging Topics Mobile Learning
    [Providers] 12 Common Complaints about Learning Management Systems (LMS)
    Our LMS doesn’t provide the reports we need: Data can be sliced and diced lots of ways, but the LMS may only have a set number of ‘out-of-the-box’ report templates. Spend some time analysing your report requirements before speaking with LMS providers. Providers should be well on their way to developing dynamic web-based LMS interfaces for both end users and LMS administrators. Be sure the LMS providers you speak with treat this topic with seriousness. have rarely heard a learning professional say “ Our LMS does everything we need.”
    [Providers] OpenSesame Content Integration with Totara Learning Management Systems
    OpenSesame isn't a content provider, it is a content marketplace. Similar to the model of companies like Uber and Airbnb, they provide a venue for buyers and sellers to exchange and sell eLearning courses We are pleased to now have the capability to integrate content from OpenSesame into Totara LMS. In an industry where content development is a large pain point for organizations, OpenSesame opens the doors for Lambda Solutions to offer some amazing course content for customers. What does that mean exactly?
    [Providers] Power vs Ease of Use: Do We Need to Choose One?
    How do the template designers maintain the ease of use and yet provide powerful features that the course designer can control? Element Size and Placement : Provide control to the course designer over the placement of whole elements, not just text labels, images, buttons and videos. Text Hyperlinks: When there is a need to provide additional information that wouldn't fit the real estate of the interaction, a text hyperlink is the best way out. Industry gurus have long maintained that authoring tools can be either powerful or easy to use. Is that possible?
    [Providers] What Is Mobile Learning?
    One large learning systems provider says mobile learning is what’s done on your laptop. Another medium sized learning systems provider provides a similar solution like the above one but on a USB drive. I spent a day at the Learning Technologies show exhibition in London this week. There is a lot of talk of mobile, social, and informal learning at the vendor stalls this year. Good sign I’d say. Unfortunately everyone has their own definition of each of these terms. The most confused, if not misused, term seems to be mobile learning. Agree? Mobile Learning mLearning
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012
    [Providers] What's Wrong with Traditional Stock Photography Sources for eLearning
    Back in 2007, I provided a long list of sources of stock photography for eLearning. And there are lots of other posts available on eLearning Learning Stock Photography. But I really missed something important: traditional stock photo sources are often a pain for eLearning. I had coffee with Bryan Jones, the founder of eLearningArt ,last week in Los Angeles, and it led to a discussion about images/stock photography and eLearning. At the start of the conversation, I wasn't quite sure why a company would focus on stock photography specifically aimed at eLearning.
    [Providers] Gamification In Learning
    Properly implemented, gamification has the potential to make learning ‘stickier’, increase uptake of learning content and also provide a more comprehensive record of learning than is possible using conventional measures in courses. Providing social connections within a learning environment can also be a motivational factor – allow users to recommend the content/environment to others, check out each other’s performance using those social connections and also allow sharing in limited ways. Provide a way for users to compare and rank their relative performance.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
    [Providers] Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner
    Interactivities built within e-learning can effectively provide relief as well as challenge the learners to think and apply assimilated learning. Alternatively, an open text field may also be provided, where the learners can write their responses. Incomplete stories can also provide ‘food for thought’. Mascots or mentors are often part of e-learning, providing relief and the much needed ‘human touch’ in e-learning. They can be utilized to provide interactions as well. Games provide engagement for learners of all backgrounds. Story-based questions.
    [Providers] 101 Tips to Motivate the Virtual Learner: Rewards and Recognition
    Motivation Category 8: Provide Rewards and Recognition for Virtual Learning Participation and Success. This is the ninth post in a series of eleven which will examine how to motivate the virtual learner. The first post introduces the series. It feels great to answer a question correctly, and to receive positive feedback from facilitators and peers. Participants often don''t expect positive reinforcement from virtual courses. Find ways to build in opportunity for tangible rewards and recognition - even for asynchronous programs.
    [Providers] Who Needs Training, Again?
    Spending money, time and effort providing face-to-face training or eLearning courses for workers in an attempt to equip them to use new processes and systems as they’re rolled out across our organisations is one of these cases. At some point in time I am sure we’ve all found ourselves with an answer staring us in the face, but we just haven’t managed to see it yet. Most of us know there are
  • ABSORB LMS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
    [Providers] The Most Important Learning Management System Features to Support Instructor-Led Courses
    The smartest of these organizations don’t then abandon instructor-led learning, but rather aim to provide learners with quality content in many different formats and learning modalities: In evaluating learning management systems, you should consider the ability of the LMS to support instructor-led events even if you presently think you’ll only be serving self-paced courses to your learners. The system provides a way for learners and instructors to add course sessions to their personal calendars (Outlook, etc.). Your needs over time may change. Have I missed anything?
    [Providers] 13 Critical Questions to Ask Your Client When Scoping a Learning Development Engagement
    As a professional services firm, our primary focus is to provide value to our clients, and educating them on important… The post 13 Critical Questions to Ask Your Client When Scoping a Learning Development Engagement appeared first on Dashe & Thomson. As a salesperson in the enterprise learning industry, a critical responsibility of mine is to obtain the necessary information from a client in order to appropriately scope a solution. Many times the client won’t have all of the answers, in which case it is even more important to find them.
    [Providers] Getting a Head Start with Mobile Interactions
    Then there are interactive quizzes that test knowledge and provide feedback. You can also provide ready reference materials for the people on the go. These interactions, together with memory aids available in the Raptivity HTML5 Turbopack released earlier, provide a rich variety of templates that suit a large number of instructional goals. When Raptivity released its first collection of mobile interactions for iPad and iPhone based eLearning, the path-breaking HTML5 Pack received several accolades. That's why I am excited about the new Raptivity HTML5 Starter Pack.
    [Providers] Creating a Branching Question – Adaptive Type Interaction
    Most tools provide multiple ways to provide [.]. One of the issues I’ve always had with online learning is programming a question to have some type of interaction when the student does not initially answer the question correctly the first time. eLearning tools Instructional Design rapid learning raptivity
    [Providers] Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ
    Especially in combination with a survey and an analysis of user generated content this will provide you a with a lot of useful information on the informal learning activities. The question of the month #LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or if they achieve the desired results? All these terms have one common denominator; they all are non-formal learning activities and processes. But at the end of the day you don’t have a clue if whether it was worth it. The how.
    [Providers] 7 Strategies for Building Community in Online Courses
    Provide two non-graded asynchronous discussion forum in the course. Provide each group with its own private discussion forum. Provide some guidelines on effective virtual team-work. Provide netiquette and guidelines on how best to participate in the graded discussion forum, if applicable. 6. Loneliness and a feeling of working in isolation is one reason why some online students eventually choose to drop a course. You can combat this attrition by building community in your course. Here are some ways that I have found useful to accomplish this task: 1.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014
    [Providers] Blended Learning: Different combinations that work
    Weighing all these factors will provide the insights to choose the right blend for your learning delivery. Short audio recordings, videos, animations and infographics provide bite-sized knowledge nuggets for a personalized approach to learning. Blending Structured and Unstructured Learning: Structured learning has a well-established place within the corporate training structure where the learner is provided a set of pre-designed learning content and is set off on a pre-determined learning path. Blended Learning is in itself self-explanatory, its all in the name.
    [Providers] ADDIE Model Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]
    This model is one of (if not the) most popular structures used by training designers today.  As you can expect, it has received a lot of attention from the community – some criticizing it, others providing praise. For those of you who are new to the field, or just want a reminder, the infographic below (provided by Nicole Legault) provides a nice overview. Anyone who is actively involved with instructional design has at some point used the ADDIE model (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate) for their course development. instructional design training
    [Providers] The Biggest Myths in Learning and Development
    This led to a lifelong career in learning technology as a content developer, entrepreneur, consultant, analyst, and now technology provider. You too, may believe the following learning and development myths: MYTH ONE: Most organizations provide some type of training to their workforce. large percentage of organizations I speak with provide no formal training. MYTH TWO: Organizations that do provide training have embraced online learning. ” . So what does all this have to do with learning and development? False. He may know how I should do this task.”
    [Providers] Designing Blended Learning: A Success Story
    The palette available for creating a blended learning program provides many options for instructional designers. The usual choice? Start with a few self-paced lessons, add one virtual event and a pinch of discussion forums for flavor, and stir to get the blend you want. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Blended learning Design
    [Providers] The State of Talent Development: 7 Deadly Sins, Part 4
    Or, how can we deploy learning that improves the precision with which it provides feedback to the learner? Today, the best vendor-provided elearning content has similar capabilities, and xAPI and other content standards can take this to a whole new level. Learning has reviewed over the last couple of years doesn’t provide a very high degree of diagnostic feedback to learners. Much of it provides nothing more than “Correct” or “Incorrect” To be effective, we have to do better. It’s titled The 7 Deadly Sins of Talent Development.
    [Providers] Top 5 Things Associations can Learn from Corporate Training Departments
    Most associations have provided some degree of member education as part of their mission. With stronger educational components, we believe that associations can become the learning centers of the future, providing a vibrant learning community for industry, while augmenting traditional post-secondary educational offerings and better servicing the employees and industry alike. 1. However, corporate universities are expensive, and associations can provide an alternative. For members, continuing education is a valuable benefit for their professional development. Tweet This!
    [Providers] How To Choose An Authoring Tool For Your HTML eLearning Development
    Their key strength – they are able to provide an excellent library of ready templates and resources. Lectora11, Captivate 7, and Articulate Storyline are the top tools that come to mind for HTML elearning development. But do you know which one is best for your project? Read on… Let’s begin with evaluating each of these […]. eLearning Development Authoring Tool HTML eLearning
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
    [Providers] 7 Game and Gamification Guidelines for Your Organization
    Provide professional development for trainers and instructional designers to successfully integrate games, gamification and game-based thinking into their instruction. Use the data captured through games and gamification experiences of the learner to provide personalized interventions and instruction as needed. Games and gamified systems can provide rich data on learner performance but must be monitored and leveraged properly to provide the desired learning impact. Examine the gamified intervention to ensure the emphasis is on learning and not simply on winning.
    [Providers] Latitude Learning Awarded GSA Contract
    Latitude Learning has been awarded a contract to provide technology services to government agencies trough the GSA Schedules Program
    [Providers] The Big Question: How do you respond to the ‘I want it now’ demand?
    Well guess what, providing information is a pretty good start. On the ASTD Learning Circuits blog, they ask the question “How do you address the ‘I want it now’ demand from stakeholders.” Now I know this question went up on April 1st but I’m taking it at face value. Because wanting it now is an everyday request for many people in l&d. In fact, since the shift from the classroom to e-learning got under way, the demand is more common not less, even though the lead time for self-study materials has to be greater than that for the classroom. Or does it? BTW: This posting took 15 minutes.
    [Providers] What is WCAG 2.0 and Why Does it Matter?
    Most people are familiar with Section 508 , which requires federal agencies to “purchase electronic and information technology that is accessible to employees with disabilities, and to the extent that those agencies provide information technology to the public, it too shall be accessible by persons with disabilities.” WCAG uses the POUR Principles to provide guidelines for  creating accessible content. POUR stands for: Perceivable: Provides text alternatives for any non-text content. Provides alternatives for time-based media. WCAG 2.0 Separates content from style.
    [Providers] Be a Chooser, not a ?Choosee? or 10 Questions To Ask Your Future.
    Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. About. Services. Small Business Owners. Teachers. Organizations. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → Be a Chooser, not a “Choosee” or 10 Questions To Ask Your Future Online Employer. Posted on November 9, 2011 by Marina Kostina. Today’s episode of “Hot Topics Wednesdays” discusses the importance of asking the right questions during the job selection process. Click on the picture for more information!
    [Providers] BC Children's Hospital & Women's Hospital | I Heart Moodle Series
    Moodle learning management system (LMS) has allowed them to reach an audience of over 10,000 health care providers, keeping them up-to-date with learning and development materials to help them continue to provide the best possible health care to women and children in BC. How BC Children's Hospital and Women's Hospital Makes a Positive Impact with Moodle. Training is essential for professionals working in the healthcare sector. This is something that the BC Children’s Hospital and Women’s Hospital knows firsthand. Moodle I Heart Moodle
    [Providers] To Improve Learner Retention, Focus on the Dynamics of Forgetting
    Donald Clark provides some good insight in this post.  In it, he explains how practice is the real key to retention: The real solution, to this massive problem of forgetfulness, is spaced practice, little and often, the regular rehearsal and practice of the knowledge/skill over a period of time to elaborate and allow deep processing to fix long-term memories. In addition to the obvious repetition that practice provides, the other key element practice provides is context.  In order to practice something, it needs context:  a real-world scenario, or a problem to be solved.
    [Providers] Use conversations to deliver eLearning content- and a free template
    And, of course, I’ll provide the source files for a FREE eLearning template at the bottom of the post. like that they provide elements of: Context. If you’re trying to change performance, conversations offer an opportunity to: put the information into context, ask a learner to make a choice, and provide feedback to their choice. Describe the attributes of each and provide some suggestions for how to handle each type. It provides useful information and a character to add some context. So what’s so powerful about conversations? Storytelling. wouldn’t.
    [Providers] How to Increase Learner Retention from Compliance Training… and Reduce Boredom
    Use the learning principles of spaced repetition to provide both micro and macro spacings of your content. Provide immediate, meaningful feedback: Most compliance training contains a posttest… and learners must reach a certain score to be marked as complete. During this pretest, provide immediate feedback and allow learners to retry questions they answered incorrectly. By providing people with different job types a relevant experience, less of the content will be boring to them. HazComm. HIPAA. Hazmat. What gives? Increase Compliance Training Retention. 1.
    [Providers] eLearning Paradigms 2014
    Comprehension Tester (enables learners’ knowledge to be tested–and feedback provided). Practice Provider (enables learners’ decision-making to be tested–and feedback provided). Social Augmentation Provider (enables learners to learn from and with each other). Gamification Provider (provides motivational incentives and behavioral prompts to action). Mobile Learning Provider (provides learning and/or performance support through mobile technology). Video Provider (enables video to be utilized in various ways).
    [Providers] MoodleCloud | Free Moodle Hosting for Single Classroom Installations
    Intended for teachers who are looking to implement online learning to 50 users or less, MoodleCloud provides a free Moodle Hosting site for those who are working with no budget. Calling all educators! Yesterday Moodle released MoodleCloud designed specifically to help educators that are looking for small installations of Moodle. Moodle hosting
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2015
    [Providers] Implementing Gamification? Consider These Tips
    Before launching wide-scale gamification efforts, provide information to stakeholders on emerging gamification implementations in organizations that have show business results. Team with experienced and “proven” providers of gamification paltforms and design to provide professional quality experiences for learners. Here are some tips for implementing gamification. Align. Align game and gamification tools, methods and content with curriculum content objectives. You should always be able to tie your gamification activities directly to learning outcomes. Inform. Prepare.
    [Providers] Howard Rheingold #AECT Keynote Mindmap
    His takeaways provided valuable lessons for individuals, schools, organizations, and society. Howard Rheingold gave a fast-paced and inspiring talk on social network skills. With great examples and deep insight, he brought home powerful lessons on the power of people. design social strategy
    [Providers] Create Resources to Support Learners and Enhance Training Programs
    This document will provide an overview and how-to instructions on the following topics: ? Provide Resources in Quick Links and Other Customizable Areas. ? Resources are a collection of documents, media files and links designed to support the learning process. Resource content can vary from a general LMS user guide to study material associated with a particular course. Add / Edit Resources. ? Add / Edit Resource Categories. ? Link a Resource to a Course. ? Restrict Resource Visibility to Authorized Users Only
    [Providers] 9-Step Instructional Process that Just Works
    The steps are not meant to be absolute rules, but they do provide a a good place to start during the creation process. Provide Learner Guidance – Provide guidance strategies like examples, case studies, apologies, and mnemonic devices to help learners store the new information in their long-term memories. 6. This provides an opportunity for learners to confirm their understanding, and even to fail in a safe environment. 7. Feedback – Provide learners with specific and immediate feedback when they are practicing the new skill or behavior they have learned.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [Providers] Utilizing the power of Storytelling to create engaging Simulations: A 4 Prong Strategy
    With simulations, we can provide a learner the virtual platform for experimentation, thus opening up a vast expanse of ‘doing and learning’.   This stage is ‘reflective’ and multiple experiences can be built here to provide ample food for thought. Finally, the end of the story should assess the learner by providing exciting opportunities to experiment with different options and outcomes. This makes sure that the simulation provides real-life experiences, which do not have an obvious ‘right way’ or a ‘wrong way’. Creating the Plot. Ending it well. contact-form-7].
    [Providers] The Ten Do's and Don'ts of Email Marketing
    Activities such as email opens, forwards, and click throughs can be tracked and analyzed to provide insight into campaign effectiveness. Using email based marketing campaigns is an effective and affordable way for companies to acquire new customers and build brand awareness. In order to better enable the tracking of this information, we recommend using a best [.]. Thought Leadership eMail Marketing best practice
  • ASSETS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [Providers] eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging
    It provides learners with an opportunity to apply their knowledge in a realistic and safe environment, providing guidance and coaching along the way.”. By providing realistic stories, the learner can actually imagine themselves in a similar situation. About Yukon Learning: Yukon Learning’s mission is to “Make e-Learning Easy for Everyone” by providing certified Articulate training, custom course development, and engaging simulations.  Recently, my friend Brooke Schepker from Yukon Learning shared a sample course. View the sample course. Well done!
    [Providers] 9 Effective Instructional Design Tactics
    Reinforcing Effort & Providing Recognition - Instructors should help students see the relationship between effort, achievement, and recognition. 4. Setting Objectives & Providing Feedback - Encourage the use of SMART objectives and then provide feedback against these same objectives. 8. Effective online (or offline) instructional design is a critical component to improving learning retention. Without a well through-out instructional model, learning opportunities can be missed – sometimes completely. Sources: Marzano, R.J., Pickering, D.J., & Pollock, J.E.
    [Providers] 5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility
    Individuals with disabilities, who are members of the public seeking information or services from a Federal agency, to have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to that provided to the public who are not individuals with disabilities. The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) is an organization of state administrators of unemployment insurance laws, employment services, training programs, employment statistics, labor market information and other programs and services provided through the publicly-funded state workforce system. link].
    [Providers] Technology Options for Developing and Leveraging Staff Knowledge and Skills
    Prescribed learning is not about ‘content dump’ It’s about providing an instructional approach that enables new knowledge and skills to be readily assimilated. It’s about providing the building blocks from which staff can begin to develop judgement and problem-solving skills. Explorer: Support curiosity & intrinsic motivation – A sure way to dampen motivation is when we do a poor job providing the tools and support to enable staff to apply their new skills and knowledge into the workplace, through on-demand tools and/or access to experts. Such
    [Providers] A new free app brings e-learning to Facebook
    To help users create courses, Izzui ( provides free and integrated access to the QuickLessons authoring platform that is currently used by leading companies. Izzui , an innovative free application aimed at social learning, provides a space for knowledge sharing and an open learning marketplace to create, publish, share and sell e-learning courses. To help users create courses, Izzui provides free and integrated access to the QuickLessons authoring platform that is currently used by leading companies such as Sky (producing 2,000 courses a year for employees).
    [Providers] Think Video Game:Create Multiple Levels of Entry into Your E-Learning
    Providing an easy, intermediate and difficult version of the same game, more players are able to enjoy and partake in the game play as opposed to just one level. Then create a mode where everything is slower, help bubbles pop up on the screen to provide guidance and challenges are more manageable. The novice level provides a comfortable way for new players to acclimate to the game. The third level created is usually the intermediate level which is aimed at the middle level of difficulty providing the game space where most players will play. Build an awesome coaster.
    [Providers] A Manager Perspective to Managing Change in Learning: Part 4
    Keep it simple, and provide ‘how to’ resources for later reference. Provide a FAQ on the role of manager as a partner of your e-learning strategy. 2. Change management tips:  Provide managers with the key messages why an e-learning strategy has been implemented so that they may sell the benefits to staff. Provide strategies on how to reward positive learning behaviours, and ensure managers know their role when their staff fail to complete mandated online learning.  3. Be sure to use your management group to provide feedback on implementation.
    [Providers] December 8, 2014 - The Unconventional Guide to Handling a Successful ELearning Webinar
    However, there is a knack to holding an affective webinar and today’s article can provide some advice on the web conference preparing and holding users’ attention. The Unconventional Guide to Handling a Successful ELearning Webinar. Webinars and web conferences became an integral part of eLearning process and for a long time already have been perceived as an alternative to live communication the distance education is missing. eLearning
    [Providers] Enhancing Interactions with Media Elements
    With this, course developers are increasingly feeling the need to provide additional information elements within interactions. Templates can however be limiting when it comes to providing additional content elements. Now suppose the tutorial designer wants to provide a link to a Wikipedia article on Android - or to a Youtube video featuring the phone device. This feature set provides advanced flexibility to Raptivity. A few years back, e-learning courses were largely static, with a few interactions here and there. Raptivity Media Toolbox. f4v), an image (.jpg,png,gif)
    [Providers] 4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects
    This post provides four quick steps on how to create a winning eLearning portfolio. If you already have a portfolio, use these steps to update it. Your next eLearning opportunity may hinge on an updated winning portfolio! 1. Locate all [.]. Authoring Tool eLearning tools training eLearning projects eLearning samples online samples training projects
    [Providers] Michael Moore #eli3 Keynote Mindmap
    He then argued some of the changes needed, and suggested some new institutional structure models that might provide guidance. Professor Moore gave a carefully detailed argument about why educational institutions (particularly higher ed) had to change, given the changes in society. design meta-learning strategy
    [Providers] Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality
    Text-to-speech can create professional voice narration without any recording which provides significant advantages: keeps narrated presentations continuously up to date (it's too time consuming/expensive to rerecord human narration) faster development - streamlined workflow lower costs. And this also provides a roadmap to test quality. We’ll compare the quality of three TTS voices: Mike - a voice provided by Microsoft in Windows XP (old style). Click on the link below to hear them: I'm Mike, an old style robotic voice provided by Microsoft in Windows XP.
    [Providers] Random Web 2.0 Statistics
    Top US Search Providers October 2009 ) There are more than 85,000 active contributors working on more than 14,000,000 articles in more than 260 languages at Wikipedia. Facebook Statistics ) On Facebook, the average user has 130 friends on the site with more than 8 billion minutes spent on Facebook each day (worldwide) providing approximately 45 million status updates each day. Here are some interesting Web 2.0 Statistics gathered from a number of different sources. Web 2.0 same source as above) Web 2.0 billion search queries were conducted at Google Search, representing 66.1
    [Providers] Great Animation on Motivation
    RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us The main point is to think about how you can provide your team with more autonomy, more time to achieve mastery on specific skills, and provide everyone with a clear purpose. RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us The main point is to think about how you can provide your team with more autonomy, more time to achieve mastery on specific skills, and provide everyone with a clear purpose. This video is going round the web, but very interesting.
    [Providers] The Pedagogy of Learning Design: A Translation of Pedagogies
    Every web site I encounter provides me with opportunities to explore – to find my way through the information. This is the first post in a series of five titled The Pedagogy of Learning Design by Phylise H. Banner. successful learning journey relies on informed design and practice. Let''s explore how theory and research translate into a designed approach to instruction. The Journey. When I think about every online experience I have had, the word that comes to mind is “navigation." Design Pedagogy
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
    [Providers] The Storytelling Element of Instructional Games
    Humans are great at adding story narrative to a variety of situations because stories add meaning, provide context and guide action. The combination of a video game and storytelling provides an interactive story which engages and moves the player forward. Games can provide a visual and narrative context for player performance. game provides a place for the player to practice activities as they directly relate to the narrative of his or her job or academic learning goals. Simple games like tic-tac-toe are not guided by a story. Saving the Earth from Aliens.
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