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  • VIKAS JOSHI ON INTERACTIVE LEARNING   |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2011
    [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)
  • QUICKTHOUGHTS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Providers] eLearning partnership spreads knowledge and awareness to prevent Ebola
    Registration takes only one minute to complete and provides immediate access to over 300+ online courses, recorded webinars, videos, and other resources. Upon learning of the Ebola Awareness Quick Guide,  LINGOs  requested to put the course on its own platform so that its 80+ International NGO members could provide it to their staff via the same site as their other organizational learning, and track staff access of this resource. We are very happy to share these two courses with LINGOs” said Bob Nutting, Director of Learning at DisasterReady.org.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
    [Providers] Five Software Products for Adding an Avatar to Your eLearning
    Aiding in such things as increasing positive learner attitudes and providing a social role model for interactions. NOAH --Provides animated characters to focus attention, point out and explain critical information, and make even the dullest material interesting. Codebaby --Provides avatars to engage learners, prospects and others in engaging dialog. The company provides consumers with easy-to-use avatar animation, facial morphing and voice lip-sync solutions for real-time 3D filmmaking and previsualization for professional post-production.
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014
    [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
  • INSYNC TRAINING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014
    [Providers] Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Whiteboards
    Virtual training design doesn''t need to be difficult - but designers do need a working knowledge of the features each virtual classroom tool provides. 'This is the fourth post in a series of seven titled Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: A Virtual Engagement Primer. Click here to start reading at the beginning of the series. In this blog series, Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics, I''ll be sharing high-level summaries of virtual classroom tools, including chat , breakout rooms , whiteboards , application sharing , synchronized web browsing , and survey and feedback tools.
  • TWITTERPATED WITH LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    [Providers] eLearning Global Giveback
    The eLearning Global Giveback is sponsored by The eLearning Guild and LINGOS to provide eLearning developers with the opportunity to pair with international non-profits to develop courses. Today, The Smart Campaign launched Client Protection and Financial Education in Microfinance , the course that I developed in conjunction with The Smart Campaign and ACCION International as part of the second eLearning Global Giveback. You can see the course here ! will be demoing the course at the Global Giveback Reception on March 24th at the Learning Solutions 2011 Conference & Expo.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015
    [Providers] Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond
    The current trend is to explore more ways to make content progressively enhanced and responsive to support learning behaviors and provide consistency as learners switch between devices. Consequently, there is a gradual shift from just shrinking down web pages to render on the mobile screen, to providing bite sized learning ‘nuggets’. The goal here is to cut down all the extraneous information and provide employees with just-in-time information that is extremely relevant at the time they require it. Mobile network (cellular) connection speeds grew 20 percent in 2014.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
    [Providers] The new self-directed learning toolkit
    While this format certainly can deliver the goods, and provides a simple, trackable means to monitor compliance, it frequently falls down on many fronts: Interactive tutorials are time-consuming, expensive and complex to put together. There will be other tools that need to be brought into action for the special cases: Learning journals (blogs) provide a way for a learner to record and share their reflections over a longer course of study. Wikis provide a way for groups of learners to work together in building a knowledge resource. And you can always turn it into a video!
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012
    [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
  • LEARNDASH  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013
    [Providers] ADDIE Model Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]
    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. This model is one of (if not the) most popular structures used by training designers today. instructional design training
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2012
    [Providers] Research for Practitioners: Can Text Messages (SMS) Support Learning? by Clark N. Quinn
    Support for learners, especially “at risk” learners, is valuable, but providing learners support. using text messaging to provide ongoing support without being a headache to learners or to staff. beforehand tends not to have long-lasting effects and ongoing methods of support can be. cumbersome. Could a lighter weight intervention help? Here is a report on a study that looked at. Blended Learning Design Strategies Learning Research Training Strategies
  • ABSORB LMS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2012
    [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. 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). mLearning. Social learning.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2012
    [Providers] 70:20:10 Tech
    In the past, other than courses, there was little at could be done except providing courses on how to coach, and making job aids. Learners can ask for, or even be provided, support more closely tied to their performance situations regardless of location. For the 70, we can first of all start providing rich job aids wherever and whenever, including a suite of troubleshooting information and even interactive wizards. The point is that we no longer have limits in the support we can provide, so we should stop having limits in the help we *do* provide. Operations?”).
  • LEARNDASH  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
    [Providers] 9 Effective Instructional Design Tactics
    Reinforcing Effort & Providing Recognition - Instructors should help students see the relationship between effort, achievement, and recognition. Setting Objectives & Providing Feedback - Encourage the use of SMART objectives and then provide feedback against these same objectives. '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. There are many theories on instructional design best practices.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015
    [Providers] Can ‘Movie Based e-Learning’ be the Future of Video Based e-Learning?
    With the visual cues provided, the learner is also better equipped to apply the knowledge gained in practical work – thus justifying the entire purpose of effective training. movie includes emotions, feelings, attitudes, actions, as well as knowledge that provide a true context of what is being taught. Songs or lyrical poems can also be created that provide entertainment and can be utilized as a learning tool as well. In conclusion, movies can provide very real contexts and can engage learners very well. What’s Next! Challenges of Movie-based Learning. Learning
  • LEARNDASH  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2014
    [Providers] Evidence of ELearning’s Positive Impact
    This is why many developing countries are implementing programs to help provide children with the technology that many of us take for granted. While elearning cannot completely replace a teacher, it is a great start for providing children much needed opportunity. 'Many people today praise elearning for the way it is accessible, can keep the costs of training down, and even bolster a company’s bottom line. Elearning is being used in both the corporate and educational sectors. These are all great benefits, however elearning can do so much more than this. elearning
  • INSYNC TRAINING  |  MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2015
    [Providers] Join Our Team - Virtual Training Producers Needed
    Producers provide technical and instructional support to facilitators and participants during live online training sessions, events, and meetings. 'InSync Training is seeking qualified contractors to join their dynamic Production Team. The position is virtual and applicants must be self-motivated with access to an appropriate work space. Qualified candidates will be invited to join our immersive and comprehensive training program. Bilingual applicants and those with WebEx and/or Adobe Connect experience are encouraged to apply. Producer
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014
    [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).
  • JPL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
    [Providers] Trends in Learning Solutions Procurement
    'As a learning solutions provider, we see organizations take a variety of approaches to contracting. The client will award a contract for a single project to the provider they believe offers the best value. Master Services Agreement (MSA) is put in place with both companies to provide overarching contract terms. An RFP to provide a website, eLearning course and tracking system to deliver mandatory training to an external audience. As a provider, we respond to different learning solutions procurement processes and contracting approaches.
  • ASSETS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
    [Providers] Rapid Scenario Building and More FREE Templates and Images
    ll provide the links to the source files below so you can download and use it. Using this model, you would create a scenario that presents a challenge to the learner, let them make a choice, and then provide tailored feedback based on that choice. Download the template that I’m providing below, string a few scenarios together like Tom does in his post, and send us the outputs in the comments field. As you’ll see below, I provide outputs and source files for PPT (Adobe Presenter, Articulate Presenter, etc). Here’s an example of a 2-person character interaction.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014
    [Providers] 10 Facts about E- Learning
    It has certainly provided a larger platform for learners to experience education on a broader and effective level. Whereas, on the other hand companies who do provide E- learning opportunities, generate about 26% more revenue per employee. 'Today E-Learning has caused a revolution in the educational sector globally and remains high in demand. Learning tools just keep getting bigger and better. Image Credit – Freepik. Here is a list of 10 facts about E-Learning. The global market for E learning is expected to cross over $100 billion by 2015. Learning is eco- friendly. and 39.4%
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
    [Providers] Gamification in the Realm of Employee Training
    It provides a new lens for the creation of all types of instruction, the lens of game-designer. If used properly, thinking like a game-designer will help instructional designers and organizations to think through the design elements included in their e-learning or classroom instruction and provide a more realistic and rich approach to all types of training. Finally, most games provide continual, focused feedback. Adding these elements to instruction provides engagement, a context for which the learning takes place and a chance to apply the learning. Games
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015
    [Providers] 12 eLearning Related Tools You May Not Know
    It''s helpful to take a break and stop to see if there are better tools that will make our jobs easier, more fun, or provide inspiration. 'We often labor away using the same tools and techniques we''ve always used. This is one way to get in a rut. Post from: The eLearning Coach 12 eLearning Related Tools You May Not Know. Reviews Software Reviews
  • RAPTIVITY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013
    [Providers] Templates – To Use or Not to Use?
    'Templates can be very helpful in providing the structure of online learning activities; however some templates can limit creativity and make presentations become very cookie-cutter and boring. Templates can also allow for the rapid creation of learning activities which enable [.]. eLearning eLearning Software Flash Instructional Design mLearning raptivity
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
    [Providers] Motion Based Learning: A Modern Turn On Game-Based Learning
    Physical activities can be inserted into the learning activity to provide the learners an opportunity to practice physical skills or nuances needed in their line of work. The learning environments can suitably change or adapt as per the motions of the learner, to benefit the learner and provide a life-like learning experience. The learning environment can mimic real-life responses as per the learners’ progress through the course and provide authentic experiences in a simulated environment. Yes, the types of games that are being developed vary as per the audience profile.
  • MANAGING ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014
    [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].
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014
    [Providers] ID and e-Learning Links (3/16/14)
    Provide Realistic Practice. We will provide learners sufficient levels of realistic practice; for example, simulations, scenario-based decision making, case-based evaluations, and authentic exercises. We will provide learners with sufficient experience in making decisions in authentic contexts. Provide Realistic Consequences. When providing performance feedback during learning, we will provide learners with a sense of the real-world consequences. 'The Best Add-Ons for Google Drive. Lifehacker’s list of add ons for Google Docs and Sheets.
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
    [Providers] Top 10 Global Human Capital Trends for 2015 | Part 2
    'Last week we provided the the first five out of ten global human capital trends , as reported by Deloitte University Press. Deloitte''s report is research based on interviews and surveys involving over 3,300 businesses and HR leaders from over 100 countries, asking HR leaders to determine the talent challenges their organizations face, and to assess their preparedness to meet these challenges. Each of these trends correlate with capability gaps - specific ones that would benefit from prioritization. Here is part 2, of the top 10 global human capital trends for 2015. human capital
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
    [Providers] How MOOCs Address the Needs of Today’s Corporate Learners
    Companies, especially those facing a skills gap, need to provide more training to help new hires be successful on the job. MOOCs can help companies provide the increased training their employees require without significantly expanding their training staff. Even traditional e-learning is limited to providing online videos in short burst of activity. Using MOOCs is likely the only way that many companies can even begin to provide this scope of training. 'How do your employees feel about your organization’s current training program? Do they find that training valuable?
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
    [Providers] Compliance E-Learning Alone Will Not make an Ethical Culture
    No doubt my distillation of what I got from the forum will not give justice to the salient points that Stuart provided. In my E-Learning Academy blog post , I have provided tips to improve the instructional design of compliance e-learning. Thank you to Stuart Palmer and to GRC Solutions for providing practitioners with a forum for discussing these vexing organisational challenges. GRC Solutions host regular Compliance forums in Sydney and soon to be Melbourne. was hoping to expand my repertoire of argument that self-directed compliance e-learning (e.g. was not disappointed.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014
    [Providers] Training in an Ad-Hoc, BYOD Environment
    The advantage of MOOCs is that they provide the best of both worlds. The combination of resources, including videos, tutorials, and simulations, and social forums, where learners can collaborate with subject matter experts and with one another, provides the opportunity for learners to gain conceptual knowledge and also to access performance support resources at the moment a problem presents itself. They provide learners with the training they need—where, when, and in the format they need it. MOOCs are not just fancy new technologies to attract and retain Millennials.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
    [Providers] 3 ways of creating video-based online learning: An e-learning perspective
    This client’s chosen training medium had always been the classroom environment, which is definitely a strong platform to impart communication skills because it provides opportunities for close social and inter-personal interactions. To overcome these limitations and provide the learners with a continuous learning experience, we created an online/on-demand library of modules that extends and expands learning beyond the walls of the classroom. It also provided practical know-how on the actual workings of many machines. Short video-based learning nuggets. Animated videos.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2015
    [Providers] Seven ways in which stories power learning
    Although my principal goal was to provide insights into the value of end-to-end learning solutions, I also needed the storyline to be engaging in its own right and to demonstrate the power of storytelling as a tool for learning. You can come to your own conclusions as to whether I managed to achieve both of these (I’ll provide a link to the film later). Stories provide us with examples Stories have another very simple value to a learning experience: they provide us with examples that help us to understand difficult concepts, principles and rules. as an example).
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2011
    [Providers] Google+ Hangouts: Six Practical Uses for Online Education by Jeremy Vest
    In addition to video chat for up to 10 people, Hangouts provides most of the features of expensive online meeting Websites. Google+ Hangouts is a video group-chat feature that Google added to its offerings this summer. Here are six quick applications that you may find useful as elements of your design inventory. Blended Content Management Design Strategies Social Media Synchronous
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2013
    [Providers] Learning Management Systems: Creating sustainable training support for Corporate Learners
    They need to create a sustainable system of training support that reinforces learning, assesses learners, provide intelligent inputs on the way forward for future learning, and much more. The modern LMS provides the opportunity for training managers to instantly upload relevant content and provide easy access to necessary data. To help learners further, modern LMSs also provide instant notifications through email or SMS. LMS s today provide various levels of assessment – testing, evaluation, reporting and certification. Tests and Assessments. What now?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011
    [Providers] Alternate Pedagogies and Experiences
    In the traditional view, we activate the learner’s interest, we present them with the concept, we provide examples, we have them practice (with feedback), and we conclude the learning experience. We provided a ‘follow the bouncing ball’ path for uncertain learners, but anecdotally we found half the audiences, presumably confident self-learners, explored in other approaches than the recommended approach. This approach also provides the necessary structure to support adaptive systems, which can present different objects at different times. Traditional.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014
    [Providers] Show The Learner Visible Signs of Their Learning
    'One of the strengths of gamification is that it provides visible milestones of the student’s mastery of content in real time (when it is well designed). If the designer of the instruction provides continual feedback to the student concerning progress toward terminal learning objective, then the learner themselves can gain an understanding of their own mastery of content. Mastery learning provides an approach that recognizes that aptitude for learning may be more closely linked to time and perseverance than to abilit y (Bloom, 1971; Melton, 2008). References. Block, J.
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Providers] Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles
    post from a couple weeks ago explained that there are instructional design models that offer formulas for assembling training in a way that captures learners’ attention, conveys content, and provides learners with an opportunity to practice and receive feedback on new skills. Both models provide sound structure for developing effective eLearning. Corollary #2: New Experience – Provide learners with new, relevant experience to use as a foundation for learning new knowledge. Principle #4: Application – Provide learners with practice activities during training. Gable.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
    [Providers] Adaptive eLearning in Corporate Space – Opportunities and Challenges
    Which in plain English translates into dynamic learning paths as per learner’s progress, presenting content in instructional format which is most suitable for the learner, and providing feedback to the learner while he/she is navigating through the course basis her navigation patterns and assessment scores etc. So it’s a win-win all the way – for technology provider, educational institute, content provider, and the student as well. It should be interesting to see how OTS providers treat this opportunity in corporate training space.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2015
    [Providers] 5 Ways Serious Games Can “Level Up” Your Sales Reps
    Our research and client work has shown us that serious games provide a much better way to learn product and industry knowledge. Games can provide meaningful reporting and analytics. For example, a report that shows learning objective success rate for sales reps in different territories provides far more visibility into what sales reps actually know than a raw completion percentage. This information can be used to provide additional training on the weaker topics to the regions that need it. 'Sales people live in the moment. They need to hit this month’s numbers.
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012
    [Providers] Workshop, E-Learning or Video? A question of strategy
    Tip: When you are training a process, be sure to provide simple “how to” guides that can be revisited at the point of need. Well produced videos can be fantastic for both communicating a message and providing the “how do I?” ” Some staff will miss or avoid workshops, and so other content options must be provided. If you are on a journey to implement technologies for learning, then use opportuities such as a HR roll-out to provided different deliveries for staff. We want to use e-learning to reach the people we miss. Workshop. Video.
  • ASSETS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014
    [Providers] Instructional Design Tips from Cammy Bean
    And it’s nice because you provide lots of different poses and you can tell that story and show a conversation in a meaningful way so that people get that sense of going along with it. Stories are a great way to give life to the content and provide that relevance.  . So instead of thinking about creating a single learning event, we need to step back and create more long-term campaigns and think about ways to reinforce those methods and provide continuous opportunities for practice over an extended period of time so that ultimately we can change behavior. It’s really boring.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2006
    [Providers] Rapid eLearning Tools
    We've used several different eLearning tools and so I'm hesitant to say which is best, but thought it would be worth providing a list of eLearning tools. Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. Page update Mar 2008. When the above graphic was taken, it shows the overall satisfaction reported by eLearningGuild members about various tools. was reminded of the various Brandon Hall shoot-outs. Of course, they were more looking at PPT conversion tools.
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2013
    [Providers] Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia
    reached out to a trusted network of e-learning providers (listed below) to better understand the issues from an e-learning design and development perspective. If WCAG compliance is imperative to your organisation, you must seek further information from your IT department and LMS provider. accessibility for -learning should consider seeking professional advice and support from an e-learning provider who has experience in developing to this specification. This will provide an opportunity for you to develop a baseline from which subsequent e-learning can be designed.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010
    [Providers] Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises
    Compliance training is primarily about recording activity and gathering data that can be provided to regulatory or professional bodies or kept for a rainy day. Some would argue that by passing a test or gaining certification the candidate has provided proof that they will behave in a compliant way. LMS technology has provided a big step forward here. Equally the challenges of providing tools and functionality for process-based learning won’t be won by adding features to already behemoth event-driven LMS tools. don’t want anyone to get me wrong. like Kate a lot.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
    [Providers] Just enough information to permit practice and no more
    We were discussing the all-too-common tendency to over-teach and under-practise in formal workplace learning interventions.Here's how one of the participants in the meeting summarised how the principle should read: Provide just enough information to allow the learner to practise and no more I'm really taken with this. We tend to want to provide all the knowledge up front, when it's more helpful to feed it in gradually as we work through the practical exercises. It captures the idea perfectly in plain language. So what are the implications?Training Training is not education.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2010
    [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? Eliot. That’s a pertinent question that we need to ask ourselves. So, what differentiates knowledge from information? 14, no. 1, pp.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2014
    [Providers] Gamification, Game-based Learning, Serious Games: Any Difference? by Kapil Bhasin
    This article provides. 'Sooner or later, every learning and development or training department will come to a decision point about. gamification. There will inevitably be discussions and disagreements about the details! some best practices in a helpful framework that may be very useful as you begin. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Games & Learning Training Strategies
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
    [Providers] An offer they can’t refuse
    For example, while reading about how to provide effective feedback and perhaps downloading a 6-step job aid may be enough to improve your feedback giving skills, suppose you could also watch a video of a manager providing feedback to her direct report. You have the power right now to provide your audience with a learning experience that’s engaging, relevant and authentic. 'One of the best conference sessions I have ever attended was presented by Chris Bessell-Browne from Qantas College. It makes the learning experience engaging, relevant and authentic.
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2012
    [Providers] Why Learning Games Succeed Where Traditional Training Fails
    They provide us with a safe haven to test our newly acquired knowledge before going out and bettering the world with it. Levels or turns provide us with the opportunity to evaluate our choices and make better decisions as the game progresses… and the anticipated rewards create feedback loops to keep us motivated. The social aspect learning games provide is unmatched through traditional training. Why is everyone always picking on traditional training? And what makes learning games so special anyway? Traditional training is…not any of those. Learning games are engaging.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
    [Providers] The Growing Popularity of Asynchronous Learning: A corporate learning perspective
    Asynchronous Learning has provided the opportunity of fruitful data mining. But inside a LMS, there are multiple ways to assess a learner and provide well-rounded data to provide better assessments. 'The meaning of the word ‘asynchronous’ is ‘not at the same time’. In the context of learning, it is used when a learner completes a learning initiative on his own time and schedule – without the intervention of an instructor. In corporate learning, the success of Asynchronous Learning has been tremendous. So they do not always need an instructor to keep them motivated.
  • LEARNDASH  |  SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013
    [Providers] 10 Simple E-Learning Design Tips
    Avoid clutter, provide ample rooms for margins, and be consistent. Watch Alignment:  Key for guiding the eye, providing proper spacing, and avoiding clutter. 'There is a thin line between creating elearning that is effective and creating a course that misses the mark. Many instructional designers go through great lengths to create engaging, flashy elearning modules, but end up doing more bad than good. The thing is, sometimes the “flashy” items don’t always translate to best practice design principles. 10 Elearning Design Tips. elearning instructional design
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
    [Providers] The relationship between learning and performance support
    To support the learner in applying their learning on the job, tools such as checklists and templates may be provided to them for their immediate use. However he too finds that he must provide difficult feedback to one of his team members. This support may be provided in the moment or – again – just in time. 'This post is the third in a series in which I deliberate over the semantics of education. dedicate this one to Jane Hart whom I was delighted to meet in-person in Sydney last month. The platform I have in mind is the corporate intranet.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2013
    [Providers] Gamification Foundations and Future
    My hope is that the term “gamification” matures and more people see gamification as a design sensibility, a way of approaching the design of learning events in a way that fosters challenges, provides a context for learning and provides informative and helpful feedback. 'What are the foundations of gamification? In recent thinking about gamification, I think there are four foundational elements in any type of gamification effort. Gamification involves engagement, autonomy, mastery and the sense of progression. The learner needs to engage with the learning. Books.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2012
    [Providers] “We're Lost, But We're Making Good Time”: Performance Support to the Rescue by Dr. Conrad Gottfredson and Bob Mosher
    At the same time, we fail to provide the support infrastructure learners need to attain and maintain successful on-the-job performance. Here is the key: provide what the learner must have at every phase of the journey to competency. We have become great at creating event-based learning solutions delivered through instructors, eLearning, and mobile devices. Management Strategies Performance Support
  • COLLECT MY THOUGHTS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015
    [Providers] Solution Category Overview: Medical Software
    Also, some programs offer cloud storage options which provides an excellent source of backup — and cloud-based applications take up less memory on hard drives. EMR Software Benefits EMR, Electronic Medical Records, provide important medical information concerning one specific practice or office. This allows primary care physicians, specialists, hospitals, diagnostic centers, and other healthcare providers to share patient information, creating more efficient strategies for treatment and care. Who Benefits from Medical Software? We need your opinions!
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2009
    [Providers] E-learning chart toppers
    To accompany the tables I have written a summary of the market for bespoke content developers, off-the-shelf content providers, authoring tool providers and LMS/LCMS providers. Understandably, it was not possible to obtain figures for all of the top players (Adobe a good example), and open-source providers aren’t likely to figure in a competition based on sales, but the tables still make interesting reading. IT Training magazine has just published its tables of top e-learning companies in the UK market according to sales. Still, make of the information what you will.
  • MANAGING ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2010
    [Providers] eLearning Predictions for 2011 and Beyond
    Of course, many of these predictions are relative to one’s perspective, be it teacher, student, or management, but they all share one common idea: eLearning is going to play a major part in providing degree education and professional development in the future, especially with the advancements in mobile technology, the increasing ubiquitous nature of bandwidth, and the emerging acceptance of “anywhere, anytime” learning. This summer I attended the 2010 Distance Teaching and Learning Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. 2011 distance education eLearning future mobile learning predictions
  • MAKINGBETTER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014
    [Providers] Reflections on DevLearn’s xAPI Hyperdrive
    By far, the most engaging presentation and the most innovative implementation of xAPI shared was by Megan Torrance of Torrance Learning , who is spearheading great work with the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum using RFID chips to personalize the interaction with an exhibit for students, using xAPI to track student activities and provide feedback loops back to teachers as well as the museum on the learning experience. 'Still emanating from DevLearn two weeks ago, the buzz about the Experience API is resonating. My former coworker, Mira Mendlovitz of W.W. Grainger, Inc.
  • RAPTIVITY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
    [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
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2014
    [Providers] e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design
    So, if the learners are more accustomed to learning with an instructor, a virtual mentor can be introduced, which can provide the ‘human’ element in the course. Providing examples and case studies: By citing case studies and real-life examples, we can help the learner to fully understand the impact of changing his or her behavior and complying with the suggested set of rules/regulations. In addition to textual and graphical representation of data, interactivities can also be built into the course to provide both – a suitable relief as well as a ‘push’ for learning.
  • VIKAS JOSHI ON INTERACTIVE LEARNING   |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
    [Providers] Better Productivity with Raptivity: A Story of Customer Centricity
    The new version of Raptivity provides that too - in the customization screen. When Yehudi Menuhin was asked: "What has music taught you?" he replied: "It has taught me to listen." It is no different with product design. You design products in a flash of inspiration, and keep making them better by listening to your customers. The Raptivity 6.5 release is full of productivity features that are based on ideas that come straight from the trenches. Here are some examples. Users found it a chore to delete sample content from interaction templates before adding their own.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2013
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - Administrative Reports Webinar: March 28th, 2PM EDT
    Latitude Learning announces our next Free Training Webinar , providing orientation to administrative reports included with your Latitude Learning LMS. Make plans to attend.March 28th - 2:00PM Eastern Time
  • FROM THE COLEFACE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
    [Providers] Five ingredients for compliance e-learning excellence
    What e-learning should be used for is providing realistic ways for learners to practice the desired behaviours and providing the minimum viable knowledge to do this. 'Last week I had the privilege of judging the e-learning awards (obviously my lips are sealed as to who the winners are until the awards dinner). Naturally some of the entries had other ingredients that made them sparkle in other ways, but here I can share five themes that many of the short-listed entries had in common. Focus on behaviours not policies. Make the learning part of a campaign. Pre-test. Use role filters.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014
    [Providers] What Style of MOOC is Right for You?
    But, this perspective doesn’t provide the full story—over the past year or so, we’ve seen a tremendous amount of experimentation and development of the MOOC, and today the acronym is an umbrella term that is used to refer to a wide variety of large-scale online courses. For example, MOOCs are excellent for new-hire orientation, where they can provide consistent training even if one new employee starts every week. MOOCs can be moderated (an instructor participates in course discussions and provides feedback to learners) or they can be non-moderated. Courses are mandatory.
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [Providers] How Much Do People Forget?
    Learners who are provided with learning and practice in the situations where they will be asked to remember the information will be better able to remember. This blog post is excerpted from the full report, How Much Do People Forget? Click here to download the full report. You may also access the report and many other reports by going to my catalog page by clicking here. Everybody Wants to Know—How Much Do People Forget? For years, people have been asking me, “How much do people forget?” and I’ve told them, “It depends.” But I try. try to explain the complexity of human learning. link].
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
    [Providers] Compliance E-Learning Alone Will Not make an Ethical Culture
    No doubt my distillation of what I got from the forum will not give justice to the salient points that Stuart provided. Thank you to Stuart Palmer and to GRC Solutions for providing practitioners with a forum for discussing these vexing organisational challenges. GRC Solutions host regular Compliance forums in Sydney and soon to be Melbourne. The forums are well attended by practitioners charged with organisational development, governance and workplace practices. was hoping to expand my repertoire of argument that compliance e-learning (e.g. was not disappointed.
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015
    [Providers] Debunker Club Works to Dispel the Corrupted Cone of Learning
    will politely, but actively, provide feedback to those who transmit misinformation. At least once a year, I will seek out providers of misinformation and provide them with polite feedback, asking them to stop transmitting their misinformation. will provide counter-evidence and argument when warranted. 'A new group called The Debunker Club is working to dispel myths and misinformation in the learning field. From their website: The Debunker Club is an experiment in professional responsibility. Many iterations of this cone exist. Subramony, D., Molenda, M., Betrus, A.,
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
    [Providers] New free report on innovative #pedagogy by the Open University UK
    innovating and is a provides some food for thought for all of us strategically mapping education for the future. 'The Open University of the UK has published the second in its influential series of Innovating Pedagogy reports that explore new forms of teaching, learning and assessment, to guide educators and policy makers. The 2013 report updates four previous areas of innovation and introduces six new ones: Crowd Learning, Learning from Gaming, Maker Culture, Geo-Learning, Digital Scholarship and Citizen Inquiry. The report can be downloaded from www.open.ac.uk/innovating
  • LARS IS LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
    [Providers] How to build a social learning culture
    I was asked by Trainingzone to provide some tips for bringing the learning benefits to bear of social tools within an organisational context. All comments/feedback welcome. Resisting the rush to social media feels a bit like trying to push water back up a waterfall doesn't it? fairly futile exercise. Why is it so popular? Well, homo sapiens are a particularly social
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Providers] How to View Virtual Classroom Offering Attendance Reports
    'Our partner in Virtual Classroom Offering provides attendance information back to our LMS for each user attending each session. Overnight, this information is passed to our LMS and your offering attendance will be updated automatically based on the settings for your course (you set percentage of time user must be connected for a PASS status to be generated). But occasionally, you may have need to check the actual report and time recorded for each user
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013
    [Providers] How do I Impersonate a User? And why?
    'User ‘Impersonation’ is a powerful and unique capability provided in the Latitude Learning LMS. It is available to Portal Administrators and is generally used for advanced end-user support as well as previewing and testing content or navigation
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
    [Providers] How Infographics can be used in e-Learning
    This provides the learner a visually attractive and logical spread of pertinent information that can be easily understood, retained and applied. They provide an impactful solution that appeals to the new-age learner by enabling quick retention of information and it helps that the information is easy on the eyes! There is a lot that you can do with infographics and here is a compilation of some attractive examples that can provide some food for thought. Infographics is a solution for presenting information through palatable visual nuggets. What is e-Learning?([link]. link].
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - New Administrator Welcome Webinar: November 13th, 2013 - 1PM EDT
    This FREE course provides an overview of the Latitude Learning LMS and its administrative features 'Latitude Learning announces our next Free Training Webinar , designed to welcome new LMS administrators to the Latitude Learning LMS.
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
    [Providers] Excellence in Customer Training: A Roche Case Study
    If you sell a complex product, customers’ perceptions of your company will be greatly impacted by the quality of the training materials you provide. They are a global leader in healthcare: “As a global leader in healthcare, Roche Diagnostics offers a broad portfolio of tools that help healthcare providers in the prevention, diagnosis and management of diseases like HPV, HIV, hepatitis and diabetes as well as other medical conditions, such as fertility and blood coagulation. An operator notebook that provides “just-in-time” reference information.
  • LEARNDASH  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015
    [Providers] Why Infographics are Good for ELearning
    For example, you may come across pictures or graphics that don’t necessarily relate to the content directly, or don’t provide any real value and are distractions. By way of example, consider the infographic below that provides details on why infographics are so popular. 'Graphics can often make or beak an online course. Rarely today do you see a course that doesn’t contain any relevant images – although I have unfortunately come across some. Luckily most elearning will make use of graphics, but sometimes they are not implemented properly.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Providers] How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems
    On one hand, it is becoming ever more necessary for companies to provide training, especially for recent college graduates: according to a Gallup survey , only 11% of business leaders believe that college graduates are adequately prepared to succeed in the workplace. This article addresses three common problems found in training and discusses how MOOCs provide solutions to these problems. One of the major implications of this myth, according to Salas, is that organizations don’t provide employees with enough opportunities to practice and apply the new skills they have acquired.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
    [Providers] Nuts and Bolts: Social Media for Learning by Jane Bozarth
    This month's article addresses these questions and provides an overview of The eLearning Guild's new Report, Social Media for Learning. What's the difference between social media and social learning? How are you using each of them in your organization? Design Strategies Future Trends Getting Started Social Media
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2010
    [Providers] 10 Books Of Visual Ideas
    Book recommendations that provide inspiration, examples and guidelines for visualizing concepts, information and data. Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Books Of Visual Ideas. BOOK REVIEWS REVIEWS
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2007
    [Providers] Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS
    As background for an upcoming presentation, I wanted to create a page that provides background resources that explain various eLearning 2.0 tools. immediately thought of the Common Craft videos. I've embedded them below. Are there other good introductory resources? How about for blogs? Social Bookmarking Social Networking Wikis RSS
  • RAPTIVITY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
    [Providers] Making eLearning Interactive and Fun
    This goes without saying that you can add magic to your course content provided you know the knick-knack of this rapid interactivity tool – Raptivity. Learning is fun and engaging when we have Raptivity interactions embedded in the lessons. To [.]. Community Education Software eLearning tools ElNet Free webinar interactive learning mLearning rapid learning raptivity Australian e-learning industry content and technology vendors ElNet Webinar Series free webinar mLearning enthusiasts Q&A session teachers
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015
    [Providers] Wearable Technology: Does Google Glass still has the potential to transform Learning?
    Similarly, it can also help employees going in for an important presentation by providing useful tips on voice modulation, eye contact and so on. Connect with other educators: Instructors and trainers can connect with each other better with Google Glass and ‘sit in’ on lectures or sessions to provide expert inputs. For learners, it can provide answers to queries that arise amidst the learning experience and enrich the experience as a whole. 'Mobile Technology has reached a new landmark as the number of estimated mobile devices has crossed the 7 billion mark.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011
    [Providers] The corporate classroom as therapy
    The client, head of competency development for a large European bank, expressed the opinion to me that a proportion of their employees would miss classroom training if it was to move online, not because of the opportunities the classroom provided for learning or even for networking but because of the respite it provided from the stresses and strains of the day-to-day work, the opportunity to reflect a little away from the 1001 daily calls for their attention. virtual classroom provides no protection from interruptions. It may as well be us." Where does this lead us?
  • MLEARNING REVOLUTION  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012
    [Providers] Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]
    Infographics provide an aesthetically-pleasing way of presenting complex information quickly, clearly and cleanly. On the one hand, mobile apps provide more possibilities because developers can make use of features like location services, camera, gyroscope, accelerometer, etc., Only then can a business truly tell which mobile method will provide more value, advantages, and opportunities with the massive mobile market. 'I’m becoming a huge fan of infographics, they are everywhere. Check it out when you have a chance, it’s simply awesome. What do you think?
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Providers] 7 Tips for developing an E-Learning Strategy
    Part of my job is to provide e-learning strategy support to clients. have a number of processes for this kind of engagement, and E-Learning Academy members to have access to an e-learning course on Strategy , and a number of other tools and resources. Top line tips for developing an e-learning strategy. Talk with other organisations about their strategy – their reasons for implementing a strategy, what’s worked, what hasn’t, and the resources required to implement and sustain their strategy. responsiveness, competition, changing consumer demands, legislation changes.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 2015
    [Providers] 10 Ways ELearning Maximizes ROI
    One of the most significant reasons of the growing adoption of e-learning is the flexibility it provides to both learners as well as course creators. learning can provide consistent learning materials to all learners, irrespective of when and where they access it. learning can provide just-in-time training which significantly improves on-the-job performance. For example, using e-learning or mobile learning tools to keep sales or bank employees about new product offerings, who in turn can influence customer decision making by providing high quality client service.
  • E-LEARNING ACADEMY  |  FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012
    [Providers] Storyboarding for E-Learning: Challenges and Tips
    Storyboards are used by the instructional designer (ID) to: Gain agreement with the subject matter expert (SME) on the design approach of the e-learning course Provide instruction to the e-learning developer on [.]. The storyboard is a representation of content, visual design, interactivity, navigation, narration etc in soft copy form. For examples of storyboards, check out Connie Malamed’s blog. Design Development
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014
    [Providers] Brain Science: The Visual System and Learning by Art Kohn
    provides insights into the two distinct visual systems that operate concurrently and independently. Understanding these systems and how they work will provide instructional designers with important. 'Neuroscience has learned a lot about the way that the brain processes visual information. This article. information bearing on ways to increase comprehension, retention, and transfer. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Graphic Design Learning Research Learning Systems
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
    [Providers] Enhance Your Mobile Learning Delivery with 7 Eye-openers.
    In addition to providing uninterrupted access, mLearning also provides a more learner-centric approach where the learner can assess his or her own needs and learn accordingly. mLearning also provides learners the benefit of learning when the need is most – for instance, right before an important meeting or a sales call. Similarly, product training highlights can be provided to sales agents in the market, to provide instantaneous information on products and services. Even a decade ago mLearning was being created and utilized for learning – though sparingly.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2008
    [Providers] ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?
    It is a website which provides information on traffic levels for websites. This provides a comprehensive collection of ICT applications for e- learning, networking and knowledge sharing. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Wednesday, April 2. Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem? 101 Free Learning Tools OpenCourseWare and Open Educational Resources Free EduGames Printer-Friendly Version Lets explore the idea that there is at least one excellent free learning tool (or site) for every learning problem, need or issue! want a FREE : Easy-to-use and secure Internet browser? Bubbl.us
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015
    [Providers] MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities
    It can help an organization with its capability building at an individual level and provide opportunities for shared vision, systems thinking and team building at a strategic level thus providing the entire gamut from tactical learning to integrated and strategic learning. It is perfectly possible and feasible to tie up with established MOOC providers to design courses specific to the needs of the organization as Tenaris did when it partnered with edX to provide training to its 27,000 employees. 'The world has gotten complicated. None of this information is new.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014
    [Providers] Increasing student engagement through Interactive Learning Design
    Similarly, hyperlinks to external links or websites can also provide the learner an opportunity to delve into the details of the topic of the course. Similarly, short videos can be included to provide an opportunity to learn instantly. In addition to the textual content of the e-course, videos can be created to encapsulate the main points – providing short refreshers for the learner that can be accessed as and when required. Additional reading material can also be included in e-courses to provide the opportunity for learners to increase knowledge – as and when required.
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
    [Providers] The next generation of learning technologies [via Stephen Downes]
    Our application, which launches in a limited beta September 30, provides individual learners with the tools and support necessary to access learning from any number of providers – not just educational institutions, but also their friends and mentors, their current and future employers, community and social programmes, and much more. Built on current and evolving learning technology standards, it provides access to MOOCs, to traditional learning management systems, to stand-alone courses and software, and even to the world of the Internet of things.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014
    [Providers] Using MOOCs: Finding and Onboarding New Employees
    'If you ask anyone in any company why their organization has a training and development program, you will probably be met with a look of confusion—obviously the purpose of T&D programs is to provide employees with the learning experiences necessary to perform their jobs at the highest level possible. MOOCs offer a way for companies to build talent pipelines by collaborating with MOOC providers both to design curriculums and to identify top students. As such, they provide ways for companies to interact with potential employees, long before any hiring decisions are made.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
    [Providers] June 20: Does Your LMS Focus on the User Experience?
    Join Dr. Katherine Jones , Lead Analyst, HCM Technology at Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Dan Medakovic , Vice President, eLearning Solutions at Blatant Media Corporation for a Webinar that will help you understand how a learning management system that provides a good user experience can reduce wasted time and lessen frustration among end users. Strategies for providing end users with fresh, targeted learning content. 'Registration is filling up fast for our next Webinar: Does Your LMS Focus on the User Experience? Bersin & Blatant Media Webinar.
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015
    [Providers] Six Ways to Deliver Corporate eLearning with Moodle
    'A common misconception about Moodle is that it is only used by the education sector for the purpose of providing online learning. This is simply not the case given Moodle’s diverse functionalities and it’s proven utility in almost every industry. Moodle is used by organizations in a variety of fields, including but not limited to healthcare, government, enterprise and non-profit, in countless different ways. Here are the different areas in business that Moodle can assist you with: corporate eLearning Moodle
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015
    [Providers] Intrinsic and Instructional Feedback in Learning Scenarios
    They started out fine: they provided some sort of realistic context and asked learners to make a decision. Then, instead of showing them the consequences of their decision, they just provided feedback as if it was any other multiple choice assessment. In the above example, a coach at the top provides instructional feedback and guidance on learners’ choices. It keeps the momentum of the scenario moving forward but still provides support to learners to help them improve. 'A few years ago, I was a judge for a competition on scenario-based learning. ” Blah.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
    [Providers] Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative
    Digital learning environments like MOOCs can provide the best of both worlds—social learning tools integrated into formal learning programs. To that end, Siemens and Downes provided a structure and learning resources, which were distributed across the web, but learners could engage with those resources and with one another, in any way they chose. When Udacity, Coursera, and edX debuted, they provided a different type of MOOC—one that looked more like a traditional online course, just on a massive scale. 81 percent agree that social media is valuable for employee learning.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014
    [Providers] Borrow this University Business Model to Sell Certification Programs
    Although you will have successfully completed courses provided by these institutions, you won’t actually be a graduate. Commercial course providers agonize over how much content to provide for free as marketing teasers, and how much to make available only to paying customers. If you provide a certification program that is highly respected and desired by learners, you may want to consider adopting a business model similar to the academic one discussed above: Make courses available for free. Columbia University. Harvard University. McGill University.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010
    [Providers] Formalizing informal learning?
    To me, it is more a matter of providing infrastructure to support informal learning, and facilitating informal learning as well. When I talk about providing infrastructure, I’m talking about putting in place tools that can be used for informal learning.  Part of that supporting is looking at new tools, and seeing if they provide new ways to work.  Wikis are a major advance on top of emailing documents around in many ways, and similarly microblogs have provided new capabilities. I have to say, I don’t get the question.  Period.  I see two roles.
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