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ASSOCIATION ELEARNING [Providers] Top 5 Things Associations can Learn from Corporate Training Departments
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
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!
EDYNCO [Providers] An innovative use of Mind mapping in Education
| MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
There are numerous studies available providing evidence of why mind mapping is so effective for all sorts of activities. However, for providing maximum efficiency of a Leaning map we must design it properly. The full potential of a Learning map is provided by assigning students to create their own Learning maps to review their understanding of the topic and to build long-term memory. Mind map doesn’t provide short summaries/explanations. Nodes are not only for providing information. It is no secret that a Learning map is based on a mind mapping technique.
KAPP NOTES [Providers] Think Video Game:Create Multiple Levels of Entry into Your E-Learning
| TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
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.
CONNECT THINKING [Providers] Technology Options for Developing and Leveraging Staff Knowledge and Skills
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012
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
ADMINISTRATE [Providers] Press Release – Administrate Appoints New CTO and Launches LITE 2016
| TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016
Edinburgh, 21 June 2016 – Administrate, an EdTech SaaS solution for training providers and corporations, has plans to hire an additional 15 engineers before the end of 2016 to support its rapid growth in UK, US and international markets. As part of this expansion, Andrew Williams has been appointed as Read More.
G-CUBE [Providers] 3 ways of creating video-based online learning: An e-learning perspective
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
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.
G-CUBE [Providers] The Making Of A Successful Alliance: Channel Partners In E-learning
| TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
The trend of working with partners has been gaining momentum in all technology-providers including cloud adaptation, mobility as well as analytics. As e-learning providers try to cater to training-related needs within an organization, it is often a wise option to delegate certain parts of the job to a partner who can efficiently provide certain services that solve bigger business challenges. However, a partner must be willing to move out of his or her comfort zone to create business excellence and provide the ‘wow’ factor to clients. Blog Channel partners
LEARNDASH [Providers] 9 Effective Instructional Design Tactics
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
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.
B ONLINE LEARNING [Providers] eLearning Blunders
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014
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] 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] Building a Culture of Continuous Learning
Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit. Yet even this ‘sacred cow’ of formal training is being challenged with some companies updating on-boarding processes and, instead of hours or days of classroom induction, are providing new recruits with tablets stuffed with helpful information and access to resources such links to expert locators on intranets and repositories of stories to help new employees navigate the networks and alcoves of their new organisation or new role within their existing organisation.
KINEO [Providers] Making your LMS compatible with blended learning
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2015
Do you want to provide better pathways for your learners within your blends? Do you want to manage your blended programmes better?
WEB COURSEWORKS [Providers] 5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014
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 [Providers] When Is Audio Narration Helpful?
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2015
It might be enough to simply provide a transcript or closed captions in those situations so people who don’t need it can ignore or turn off the text. usually don’t provide audio feedback on practice activities to give people a break. I’ll sometimes provide other kinds of interaction or content delivery to provide a break from the audio (tabs or “click to reveal” text). You should be thoughtful and intentional if you’re going to provide on-screen text. They call this the “modality principle.” Of course not.
UPSIDE LEARNING [Providers] What Is Mobile Learning?
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
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
OPENSESAME [Providers] SilkRoad and OpenSesame Expand Partnership to Include International Courses
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based, end-to-end HR Solutions, has chosen OpenSesame to expand its online course offerings abroad. OpenSesame will provide 50 international courses from respected training provider Cegos to support SilkRoad’s award winning learning management system GreenLight in Europe and Asia. Press Releases
JANE HART [Providers] Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice. Each tool page includes basic information (website, cost, availability […]. Social learning
WEB COURSEWORKS [Providers] CME Blended Learning: CHEST 2013
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013
CHEST 2013 showcased ACCP’s dedication to provide high-tech and high quality continuing education opportunities for their members. Web Courseworks team members were thrilled to visit the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) annual conference this week. As demonstrated at the conference, ACCP uses Coursestage (Web Courseworks’ LMS platform) in effective ways: share online content to […]. eLearning
I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED [Providers] Free eBook: 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity
| TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
eLearning veterans such as Cammy Bean , Sean Bengry , Tom Bunzel , Paul Clothier , Sarah Gilbert , Amy Jokinen , Amy Leis , Susan O'Connell , Erick Summa , Kevin Siegel and Deborah Thomas provide 68 tips for making sure eLearners are fully engaged. Covered among the tips: Creating engaging content. Creating an engaging interface. Using interactivity to drive engagement. Using media and visual design effectively. Using games for learning. Measuring engagement and learning. eLearning ePub HTML5 mLearning
ABSORB LMS [Providers] Course-of-the-Month Club: Using a Learning Management System to Sell Subscriptions to Learning Content
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
Understandably, the company providing this course-of-the-month subscription service doesn’t want the headache of managing all this manually. For the sake of this example, let’s assume that this commercial course provider sells courses related to mandolin playing. The ability to automatically provide new courses every month. STEP 1 : Bundle together the courses you want to provide in the first month of the subscription. Courses provided in month one: Mandolin Care. Courses provided in month two: Mandolin Care. Ok, full disclosure.
G-CUBE [Providers] Spaced Learning for Corporate Trainings: Increasing Impact and Retention
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
Spaced learning provides multiple learning opportunities, which over time, re-enforces learning impact. Spaced learning provides many training instances which help learners change accordingly. Providing context and examples : To keep the learning interesting, the learning content can be presented multiple times in a completely different format, making sure that the core concepts remain same. Assessments and practice : Another way of spacing learning opportunities is to provide assessments after certain time lapse from the initial learning event. contact-form-7].
ECONTENT [Providers] My Favorite Engineering Webinars - NorthStarNerd.Org
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 2006
NorthStarNerd.Org Dedicated to open access sharing of knowledge - Your host: Rich Hoeg Blog Engineering Learning Nerd TV Nerd Tweets Nordic Skiing Site Map Tutorials « Corporate Use of Wikis | Main | Drivetime Podcasts » August 13, 2006 My Favorite Engineering Webinars Now that Ive moved from MSN to Typepad, I think its time to post the organizations which I find the most useful in terms of providing free, high quality, advanced engineering webinars. Anyhow, without further adieu: Primary Webinar Sites Carnegie Mellon University (Electrical and Computer Engineering).
SKILLSOFT [Providers] Using Mentorship and Sponsorship to Develop Women Leaders
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016
Mentoring and sponsorship are two important ways to develop yourself and your career and also provide support and advancement to others in your organization. learning & development
JPL LEARNING [Providers] The Explosive Growth of Extended Enterprise Training
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2016
These initiatives provide new careers for practitioners and dramatic growth for a new generation of learning technology providers. Amerigroup Health – Educating Providers to Increase Patient Compliance. Video Interview with John Leh, CEO and Lead Analyst, Talented Learning, LLC. After more than 20 years in the LMS industry, John Leh started Talented Learning, LLC as a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to all aspects of extended enterprise learning solutions. Some firms have found that they can charge external users for their valuable training.
ENSPIRE LEARNING [Providers] Friday Spotlight > Medical Soft Skills
| FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014
Learners make decisions about what to do, say, and the appropriate care to provide to virtual patients. These patients provide real-time feedback to the learner’s choices. The fun, immersive experience is facilitated by a virtual mentor who provides expert consultative feedback, enabling learners to draw valuable learning conclusions from larger patterns of behavior. Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers ( PRI ) understands that effective communication in medical care is highly correlated with better patient adherence. times better odds of patient adherence.
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KINEO [Providers] Short shouldn't have to mean shallow
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016
In the age of giving learners what they want and a drive for shorter content, might we forget to provide deep learning? Be smart with learners' time by providing short, stretching experiences that stick.
E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR [Providers] The future of MOOCs
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2012
Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners. And isn’t content sourced from some of the world’s best providers a giant leap in that direction? Universities will finally accept they are service providers. One way to do that is to leverage MOOCs for content delivery and provide value-added instruction (discussion, Q&A, worked examples, role plays etc) to local students – who of course will pay a premium for the privilege. Content providers will charge for assessment.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Webinar Features & Integrations
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
This Moodle LMS integration provides seamless use of Adobe Connect Pro directly in Moodle.This is done by adding an activity instance and providing the meeting name, url (optional), start time, end time, meeting template and a public or private meeting setting. When provided access through the meeting link, it's a simple click of a button and away you go! Moodle Adobe Connect. With single-sign-on technology, users who have logged into Moodle will not have to enter Adobe Connect Credentials to access the Moodle webinar or meeting. Integrations Moodle webinar
G-CUBE [Providers] e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2014
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.
KNOWLEDGE GURU [Providers] How to Increase Learner Retention from Compliance Training… and Reduce Boredom
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014
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.
DOCEBO [Providers] 3 Simple ways to gamify your online learning
| THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016
Provide great feedback that shows learners where they went wrong and gives them a chance to try again, keeping them motivated to continue learning. Use film and audio to provide interaction. Make challenges achievable and provide feedback and branching navigation to keep the course relevant and engaging. He helps large companies and online training providers use Elucidat to simplify and speed up their authoring process. 3 Simple ideas for elearning gamification (without the gimmicks). Gamification can help you create a more engaging learning experience.
LEARNKIT [Providers] Franchise Custom Elearning Development
| TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
Elearning provides consistent, interactive and cost-effective training programs distributed across all of your franchise locations. Whether you are looking to expedite a new franchise start-up, provide ongoing education for franchisees and their employees, or create user accountability for specific investments, every elearning initiative is aligned to business metrics that contribute to bottom-line business performance. 3. This provides franchisees the opportunity to partner with learning experts that will develop consistent, high-quality training for you. – ie.
GYRUS [Providers] The Difference between Training and Development.
| TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
Think of this way- training is mostly provided to teach new skills while development focuses on improving existing skills. Both training and development are required to work hand in hand for providing the right skills and knowledge to employees and help them get the most of it for both organizations benefit as well as their own progression. The words training and development are mostly used together in the corporate world and are seen as activities focused on improving the knowledge, performance and productivity of the employees. appeared first on Gyrus.
AXONIFY [Providers] 5 Keys to Streamlining Learning
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2015
Defining learning that will provide the knowledge employees need to perform job behaviors properly and consistently. Provide consistent training through short microlearning modules. Additionally, adopting a microlearning approach provides the opportunity for learning organizations to escape the inflexibility associated with massive course development and become more agile. Define and track behaviors that drive success. It’s not enough to simply provide learning, organizations need to identify consistent job behaviors that lead to superior performance.
ABSORB LMS [Providers] The Biggest Myths in Learning and Development
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
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.”
KAPP NOTES [Providers] Four Articles & Papers Defining this thing called #Gamification
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
In the article, the authors provide insight into several different ways in which individuals and organizations have defined “Gamification” The author, Ivan Mosca (Università di Torino), writes. Does gamification provide an opportunity to help schools solve difficult problems related to motivation and engagement. This chapter provides a broad definition of gamification and argues that gamification and serious games are not that different. The first article is from an online journal called GAME. Gamification and deGamification. and was written by Joey J.
SKILLSOFT [Providers] 4 Steps to Creating Your Personal Brand
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Identifying your personal brand provides you an opportunity to learn and articulate what makes you stand out and how to leverage your uniqueness. leadership development
UPSIDE LEARNING [Providers] Instructional Design for Beginners – What Motivates People To Learn?
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
It provides a good summary of the issues to be considered when designing learning material. Provide feedback and support internal attributions for success. ? The game provides the learner with choices that affect the course of the game. Most feedback is provided by events in the game because the events reveal whether the learner’s previous action was appropriate. Make the learner feel as though the skill is useful or beneficial by providing opportunities to use newly acquired knowledge in a real setting. ? Provide feedback and reinforcement.
JPL LEARNING [Providers] Sheetz Supports Workforce with Made-to-Order Training
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015
To deliver on this promise, each store and employee must provide high quality food (MTO – Made-To- Order) and friendly and efficient service. This involves providing integrated training programs that work in a busy store environment and ensure that employees are prepared to provide the desired customer experience. Video interview with the Workforce Development Manager at Sheetz. The Sheetz brand promises to be a mecca for people on the go. Consumers have plenty of choices when it comes to fast food restaurants, beverages, convenience stores and gas stations.
ID REFLECTIONS [Providers] Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2016
Uber taps into existing resources providing people – both the suppliers and the buyers – with a platform to connect. Against this backdrop, technology is providing us with an opportunity to re-imagine and redefine workplace learning and our role as business partners, thought leaders, and change agents. L&D must move to becoming facilitators and enablers in a sharing economy and provide the right technology, tools and support necessary to allow users to collaboratively co-create value. Designing courses is passé! But it’s not. Learning is no exception.
ASSOCIATION ELEARNING [Providers] The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS
| THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015
It means software that is hosted on the provider’s servers instead of servers in-house. So, when an LMS provider say they have a SaaS LMS, they’re really saying we offer a cloud LMS. They then pay a fee, either by subscriber or by monthly usage to the provider who maintains the software program and provides technical support to the client. The provider runs back-ups, does server maintenance and security upgrades, and provides IT services that support the clients usage of the software, while the client runs their organization. How does it work?
KAPP NOTES [Providers] 7 Game and Gamification Guidelines for Your Organization
| MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
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.
YOUR TRAINING EDGE [Providers] Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2015
It’s most likely that the content providers would utilize an increasing number of automated tools to develop new courses and learning content, saving both money and time invested in conventional processes. Big data analytics would aid learning providers to better understand the learning mechanism itself, by tracking group and learner patterns and performing a careful and comprehensive feedback analysis. New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. Trend # 1 Automation. eLearning
SOCIAL LEARNING [Providers] To Improve Learner Retention, Focus on the Dynamics of Forgetting
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
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.
THE ELEARNING COACH [Providers] Creativity and Instructional Design
| MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
One of the reasons I fell in love with the field of instructional design is that it requires an analytical mindset, yet provides ample opportunities for creative expression. One morning you may be deep into an instructional analysis and in the afternoon, you might be ideating a creative treatment. Creativity is Under Discussed in our Industry Creativity is often thought […]. eLearning Design
UPSIDE LEARNING [Providers] 5 Tips To Maximize ROI Of Your LMS
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
It’s not necessary that all LMS functionalities will be aligned with the organizations business practices, hence, it becomes important to provide a hassle free navigation to the user to avoid any confusion. Provide access to self-help resources such as Frequently Asked Questions, Help Desk, tips and tricks to make the LMS experience more effective and efficient, etc. 3. Provide Relevant & Instructionally Rich Content. The question indirectly extends to how can we calculate the ROI of an LMS and highlight the positive outcomes of it. Improve User Experience.
LEARNDASH [Providers] Why Infographics are Good for ELearning
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015
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.
LEARNKIT [Providers] Microlearning: What is it? And What Benefits does it Offer?
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
In this post, our goal is to cover the basics and leave you with an understanding of: What Microlearning is and the benefits it can provide. Since this method of learning provides small bits of knowledge at a time, it’s best used for delivering information that learners need to retain. What are the benefits that Microlearning can provide? 1. Traditional classroom training often provides little to no long term takeaways for learners. In the world of elearning, microlearning has become a buzzword. What is Microlearning? Avoid the risk of overwhelming learners.
ENSPIRE LEARNING [Providers] Enspire named Top 20 Gamification Company
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015
AUSTIN, TX – Global learning solutions provider Enspire Learning announced today that it has been named one of the 2015 Top 20 Gamification Companies by Training Industry, Inc. The top companies provide some of the most innovative forms of gamification in learning, whether we are discussing serious games, training simulations, or any other form of structured training program.”. Our second annual Top 20 Gamification Companies List showcases the companies who best integrate gaming into learning and development programs,” said Ken Taylor, president, Training Industry, Inc.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Luke's Place | I Heart Moodle Series
| THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015
Internally, their focus is on the development of a specialized response to support abused women in this difficult and challenging process, including providing individual service and group support. For this purpose, Moodle is used to deliver training and provide legal support to workers, as well as deliver a number of professional development services to community workers in Ontario. How Luke's Place Makes a Positive Impact with Moodle. Moodle I Heart Moodle
JOOMLALMS [Providers] December 8, 2014 - The Unconventional Guide to Handling a Successful ELearning Webinar
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014
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
CLIVE ON LEARNING [Providers] Compelling content hooks you in and won't let go
| MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2015
In my post Seven ways in which stories power learning , I explained why I thought storytelling made such an impact in a learning context: Stories speak to us as humans Stories hold our attention Stories engage us emotionally Stories provide us with good and bad examples Stories provide us with insights Stories help us to remember lots of other stuff (when we recall the story, we remember lots of other details) Stories are likely to be shared Stories also provide an escape from the mundane, as this poem by Julia Donaldson reminds us. GIGIGO - get in, get it, get out.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Making a Profit from Moodle
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
PayPal was the first Ecommerce plugin that enabled transactions directly from Moodle but there are now additional integrations that provide modern online payment options. Time and effort put into the development of eLearning programs is significant. This has moved many organizations to put pressure on eLearning departments to become either cost-neutral or profit centers; meaning courses developed need to be sold. To help facilitate this, there are many Moodle Plugins to help you do so. Moodle
EDYNCO [Providers] How to create efficient quizzes?
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
It is advisable that every question provides feedback. Quizzes with provided feedback have a great impact in long-term retention on information. Additionally, quizzes may serve as a process providing feedback from the students to the teacher. Every quiz provides important statistics, which can be used in further lesson planning. Students shouldn’t only be listeners. They should also interact with learning content. Quiz is one of the possible interactions that gives great results for long-term knowledge. There are however some basic principles to follow. Feedback?
G-CUBE [Providers] Creating e-Learning Content That Aligns To The Habits Of The Learners – A Way To Deliver Impactful Learning
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015
Employees now not only seek a good salary or work atmosphere, but also the opportunities the workplace provides to increase their worth as professionals. They are the triggers to our habits and if learning provides the right cues, it can make the desired impression on the learners. Behaviour can also be inculcated through blended learning where the online session imparts knowledge, followed by classroom sessions that can provide the opportunity to practice with peers and instructors. Habits are formed of cues, behaviour, reward and repetition. Learning
- [Providers] 70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices
Of course structured and directed ‘formal’ learning can help, but it rarely, if ever, provides the complete answer. It’s also important because the 70:20:10 framework provides a way to integrate currently disparate development activities – such as leadership programmes, informal coaching and mentoring, and the extraction of learning from work through conversations, communities, sharing, reflective practice and other actions. It also provides a coherent framework to strategise workplace, social and structured learning activities. The numbers are not a rigid formula.
DOCEBO [Providers] Build a stronger team, faster: Best practices in employee onboarding
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016
Download “Onboarding at the Speed of Growth” to get critical insight into best practices for setting expectations and for providing a clear engagement path to engage your recruits at all stages of employment. Onboarding at the Speed of Growth” explores why it’s so important to extend employee onboarding into learning and development , and to use technology to support new recruits in their critical first months (and beyond). Ramp up new hires too slowly, and you lose out on productivity. Docebo Blog ELEL
BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE [Providers] When Remembering Really Matters – New White Paper from Sharon Boller
| TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
You’ll learn more about how to apply these strategies, and the research behind them, in the white paper: Provide frequent, spaced intervals of learning instead of “glops” or “unrepeated waves.” ” Provide multiple repetitions. Provide immediate feedback for mistakes, and make sure learners get it right before moving forward. Sharon Boller, President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper: When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention. The Cost of Not Remembering. Putting it all together.
INSYNC TRAINING [Providers] What Makes a Great Virtual Classroom Producer? Advice from an Expert
| TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016
InSync Training’s team includes a group of fantastic virtual classroom producers, or assistant facilitators, who provide professional event support to our clients, and our Certificate course and Workshop facilitators. They keep learners on track, and transform virtual training programs into fast-moving, trouble-free interactive events. In this guest post, Helen Fong, our Lead Producer, shares her wisdom about this important, but often overlooked, role. Virtual Classroom - Production Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Producer Global Virtual Classroom
G-CUBE [Providers] Hospitality Industry and E-Learning Technologies – Some Experiences and Insights
| FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2015
Adoption of e-learning technologies provides a definite competitive advantage for businesses today in all the leading industries of the world. This is especially true for the hospitality and tourism industry, which relies upon people to provide services and thus has a constant need for training. Keeping the audience profile and its unique needs in the mind, a technology-enabled learning solution was created to provide a unique learning experience and help the learners excel in their area of work. The courses were web-based and compatible with all popular operating systems.
LEARNDASH [Providers] Building Meaningful Assessments [INFOGRAPHIC]
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2013
Detailed in the infographic below (provided by McGrawHill Education, and designed by Santosh Kushwaha), these areas include: Assessment Types. could go into each one of these areas, but I believe the infographic provides a good explanation and overview of each. I think the one overall takeaway for each of these items is that their use can vary by situation. If you are implementing any form of learning program, be it for a company or in the educational sector, then you need to gather metrics on its effectiveness. Question Types. Delivery Methods. Scoring Methods.
RAPTIVITY [Providers] Making eLearning Interactive and Fun
| MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
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
ASSOCIATION ELEARNING [Providers] The Content or the LMS? Which Comes First?
| THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015
Before EITHER the content or LMS is considered, it is important to step back and think: Who am I providing this content for and why do they need it? If you cannot answer either of those questions, then neither content NOR an LMS will help you provide successful educational material. Unfortunately, an LMS without content will not help provide education. Then again, content alone will not provide efficient education. You need both. Without content the LMS is an empty cookie jar. It’s pretty looking but frustrating every time you open it. Share this on Facebook.
COURSEARC [Providers] Color Contrast
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2016
WebAIM provides a great tool for checking the color contrast of your background and foreground colors. One of the accessibility requirements is to ensure that the visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 7.1 to meet the AAA standard. WebAIM Contrast Checker. Accessibility eLearning Tools accessibility color contrast Section 508 WebAIM
INSYNC TRAINING [Providers] How to Engage Modern Learners: When to "Push" and When to "Pull"
| THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016
On Tuesday, March 8, Training Magazine Network (TMN) provided InSync Training President Jennifer Hofmann with a platform to share “How to Engage Modern Learners: When to Push and When to Pull.” This blog will share key points from Jennifer’s presentation and provide guidance for creating learning programs that engage learners and adapt to the modern workplace culture. Training Magazine Network Session Recap. This subject resonated with the TMN audience because, as Jennifer pointed out, “Does your expectation of how you learn align with what it was even a couple of years ago?
IGNATIA WEBS [Providers] 20 strategies for learner interactions in mobile #MOOC
| MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2013
This easy access must be linked to a clear course overview to increase transparency, user-friendliness and provide the learner with a structure that s/he can organize for self-regulating learning purposes. Provide self-directed learning strategies to the learners. 4. This provides the necessary freedom for the learner to access, reflect and possibly react on the subject touched at specific moments during the course. 6. Provide a clear timetable of the course, while embedding time for reflection into the course timeline. or practical strategies for that matter. 2013).
MLEARNING REVOLUTION [Providers] Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012
NOTE : Participants will be provided with a 100+ page PDF , which includes Slides, Hands-on Exercises, Best Practices and Resources. The URL and the Agenda will be provided after you register. After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training? This workshop is a result of months of research on mobile; mobile app design testing for best practices ; countless hours of consulting and lots of learning about design from trial and error. Send to Kindle.
- [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)
WEB COURSEWORKS [Providers] Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
Branded Provider. 2. Branded Provider. Marketing an existing author or practitioner, or even creating a “star instructor,” can provide another reason for learners to invest their time and resources to gain knowledge and skills from your program. This provides professional networking opportunities for students and, when paired with the use of online discussion threads, enables strong social learning. Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. This is the story of a university extension certificate program that is doing both.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Children's Hospital of Wisconsin| I Heart Moodle Series
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015
The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) provides eLearning programs focused in healthcare education to students across the state in grades K4-8. How Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Reduced Bullying in Schools by 49% with Moodle. Educating over 95,000 students, teachers and parents on Moodle, CHW’s free, fun, and interactive eLearning programs exemplify proven success in decreasing bullying, injuries, obesity and drug use. CHW’s eLearning programs have experienced this success because they are trusted, easy to implement and research proven. Moodle Moodle Reporting I Heart Moodle
EXPERIENCING ELEARNING [Providers] Motivating Learners to Look Up Compliance Policies Themselves
| TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
Let’s say you’re creating training for managers on providing reasonable accommodations for disabilities. You might compare how the laws have evolved over time, define the terminology, and list some common reasonable accommodations you could provide. ” The “Ask HR” option leads to a conversation with an HR specialist explaining the policy and providing advice. You can provide the original and the explanation side-by-side, or you might just provide the explanation. Readers outside the US, substitute your own laws about disabilities.)
G-CUBE [Providers] Wearable Technology: Does Google Glass still has the potential to transform Learning?
| MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015
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. contact-form-7].
INSYNC TRAINING [Providers] The Pedagogy of Learning Design: A Translation of Pedagogies
| THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014
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
G-CUBE [Providers] The Exciting World of Game-based Mobile Learning – A New Way Ahead For Modern Learners
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016
Mobile devices are now being used for learning as well, and true to their character, they are providing the much needed context in learning as well. Mobile learning provides the users with access to learning regardless of time and location. Even learners prefer games which have a clear learning focus and provide multiple opportunities to learn new things within the environment. Most corporate learners realize the benefits of learning and are not opposed to games which provide lots of learning opportunities. Game as a learning tool. Learning and Playing – anywhere.
GLOBAL ETRAINING [Providers] Global eTraining ReleasesThe Plug-In 2016
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2015
The Global eTraining Plug-In provides quick reference tools, and ongoing software training – from within the software itself. The Plug-In provides immediate access to full Interactive Topics, eDemo tutorial videos and Let Me Try practical exercises – in a familiar, dockable palette. This provides a ‘just in time’ reference tool for power users. Full access to the learning content is available within the Plug-In, providing a classroom-friendly ‘Blended Learning’ tool. Version update checking, AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2016.
SWEETRUSH [Providers] 10 Things You Should Know About Nano-Learning: Less Is More
| MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013
Typically cover only one learning objective and, as such, provide targeted learning on a particular topic. Are most useful when provided in an environment that can be searched or indexed, depending on the number of nano-learnings available; again, this helps provide just-in-time training quickly to the learners in need. Are often effective when they provide links to additional, related training materials, such as other nano-learnings, practice aids, performance support tools, more in-depth training modules, or other resources. moments for the learners.
THE ELEARNING COACH [Providers] 7 Golden Rules Of Learning
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2015
Yet these same people are often responsible for providing us with course content and may be decision-makers when it comes to course design. Many in our field work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who aren’t familiar with the body of knowledge associated with learning. As our understanding of learning evolves, there are certain truisms we take […]. eLearning Design
E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR [Providers] Effective virtual facilitation
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009
Book the time out in their calendar, and let them know that they will be receiving an email to provide them with the access details. Provide them with any documents they will need beforehand. It’s a good idea to provide them with the contact details of someone for troubleshooting, and to explain if it all goes belly up, it’s not a disaster: just let it go and you can work out something later. Everyone’s at the same place at the same time, the ice is broken and they’re familiar with the information that’s been provided to them. The Model.
TOPYX LMS [Providers] TOPYX a Top LMS Solution for Associations
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2015
special thanks goes out to John Leh and his team at Talented Learning from the entire Interactyx team working every day to provide the best value LMS for associations and nonprofits. TalentedLearning.com recently announced that TOPYX learning management system (LMS) made the Top 10 Association LMS Solutions in the World. Over 100 LMSs were reviewed to determine the top learning management solutions for associations of all sizes. Talented Learning, led by CEO, John Leh, is a research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of enterprise learning technology solutions.
TOM SPIGLANIN [Providers] Microlearning: Fab or Fad?
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
While the above detail only touches on some of the aspects of creating a full elearning product, it serves to provide stark contrast with the microlearning development process. As part of a larger product, any one chunk of content may require knowledge or context provided by earlier chunks in the overall sequence. Microlearning, in contrast, stands alone and provides its own context where needed. There’s a new buzzword in town, and it’s name is microlearning. Note that microlearning refers to an activity (learning) dealing with small learning units (products).
SHIFT ELEARNING [Providers] 3 Big Don’ts When Converting Instructor-Led Training to eLearning
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015
With benefits like automation, consistent messaging, wider reach, and the ability to provide 24/7 learning, eLearning is an option that more and more companies have started to embrace. But now what do you do with those PowerPoint slides that you created ages ago and had been delivering to your employees since then? If that training program is effective, don’t ditch it. You can convert it into an eLearning program without reinventing the wheel.
G-CUBE [Providers] E-learners Perspective: What Type of Technology-aided Learning Do They Prefer?
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2016
Technology provides support and flexibility to learn as per need, which is a boon to the modern corporate learner. Interactions are built in to keep the interest levels high and also evaluate how much the learners have assimilated from time to time. • But a self-paced approach is most successful when accompanied by some support provided by trainers. Collaborative learning: E-learning also provides ample opportunities for online interactions between learners and provide a ground for collaborative learning. Even if it’s possible, it’s a time consuming proposition.
CONNECT THINKING [Providers] Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia
| SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2013
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.
ZAIDLEARN [Providers] The Ten Do's and Don'ts of Email Marketing
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
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
MLEARNING REVOLUTION [Providers] Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]
| FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012
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?
KAPP NOTES [Providers] Gamification in the Realm of Employee Training
| MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
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
UPSIDE LEARNING [Providers] Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
What is a ‘Performance Support System’? A ‘Performance Support System’ or PSS refers to any system that improves worker productivity by providing on-the-job access to integrated information, advice and learning experiences. The advisory component is meant to provide help wherever and whenever the user requires it. The information component is meant to provide all the information the users require to do their job. In an earlier blog post, I had written about how Microlearning is changing the face of learning at the workplace. The four components of a good PSS. Upside2Go: ?
PULSELEARNING [Providers] How Mobile Learning Is Changing to Meet the BYOD Era!
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015
There was a time when organizations or companies provided all the resources for employees to get their job done. Learning on the Go: Mobile learning for a BYOD environment! From the basic infrastructure to training and persistent development of every individual, everything was the exclusive responsibility of the organization. That era of corporate responsibility has […]. The post How Mobile Learning Is Changing to Meet the BYOD Era! appeared first on PulseLearning. eLearning Blog Bring Your Own Device BYOD Mobile Learning
UPSIDE LEARNING [Providers] Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension
| TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013
In an environment where speed and access to information is critical, the opportunity to extend reach and provide performance support at the crucial ‘point of need’ moment, is in itself a competitive edge! We have identified three key aspects of mobile learning that we feel demonstrate how you can use mobile learning to provide an efficient performance-support capability and an integral part of your training, learning and development strategy. An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.
G-CUBE [Providers] Demystifying how we learn at the Workplace: Creating pathways for impactful learning
| SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014
Classroom or Blended Learning: Providing the opportunity to meet and interact with like-minded peers within and outside the organization, Classroom trainings are quite popular among corporate learners. Classroom trainings provide the opportunity to both consume knowledge and connect with knowledge resources. This creates a more impactful delivery of learning, as it provides the opportunity for learners to connect from time to time and provides them ready references to re-enforce learning as per their needs. Fill the form to know more about workplace learning.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] What's Difference Between Blended Learning and Flipped Classroom Learning?
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016
In this blog, we will provide you with an overview of blended learning and flipped classrooms, as well as a few best practices for implementing each one! If you've ever confused blended learning with flipped classroom learning (or vice versa), you're not alone. While the two methods have some overlapping components, and a common objective, they are each unique in their execution. flipped classroom blended learning
AXONIFY [Providers] Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?
| FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016
Unfortunately, when it comes to arming employees with the knowledge they need to execute their roles to the best of their ability, many organizations skip an important step: providing on-demand access to information. But, rather than provide employees with direct access to the entirety of this information, managers typically engage in what I call “perceived importance” and decide what bits and pieces should be made available. It’s time we provided this same autonomy to employees as the foundation of our learning and performance strategy. Organize content by topic, not role.
UPSIDE LEARNING [Providers] Upside Learning Listed in Training Industry Inc.’s Content Development Companies Watch List – Third time in a Row
| MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
Being recognised for the third consecutive year is no mean task that too in an industry filled with eLearning providers striving to win the […]. Upside Learning has made its way to Training Industry Inc.’s ’s 2016 Content Development Companies Watch List. This is for the third consecutive year that Upside has featured in the watch list. eLearning
ELEARNING BROTHERS [Providers] The Importance of Microlearning in eLearning Design
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016
These “knowledge nuggets” (as I’ve heard them referred to) are a natural fit for eLearning design that’s focused on meeting the needs of the modern learner, in any environment by providing just-in-time training. When you incorporate microlearning into your eLearning course design, you’re able to meet the needs of your learners by providing bite-sized pieces of information that are easy to digest. If you search for a definition of “microlearning” in Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, you won’t find one. Covers very specific topics. Modern Learners.
G-CUBE [Providers] Gamification of the LMS – A Step Towards Evolution of the Modern LMS
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2014
LMSs provide the learners access to relevant training content as per their needs and thus are now an intrinsic part of the learning culture in an organization. But because of the increasing need to provide perennial training, the need to make this training interesting, engaging as well as impactful is also becoming imperative. Custom-built learning games are also being built for corporate training because it is becoming more and more evident that game-based learning has a huge potential in providing impactful learning – even in the corporate scenario. WiZDOM v5.0
KAPP NOTES [Providers] User Interface Considerations for Learning #Games
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
The interface should provide the feeling of immersion of the learner into the environment of the game. Second, user interfaces need to provide feedback to the learner. Third, the user interface needs to provide the learner with control. need to provide feedback to the players and obvious reaction to a learner action. In a learning game, the user interface needs to do three things for learning games. First it needs to establish the context/environment in which the game takes place. Is it an office? warehouse, a far away planet? Are they doing the right thing? Games
ADMINISTRATE [Providers] Evaluating SaaS Products for Purchase
| TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016
Whether you’ve been down this road in the past or you’re new to the process, this post is intended to provide some pointers. I’ve Read More. Jesse joined the Administrate team as an Account Executive in September 2015. He’s sold cars, yachts, advertising, and SaaS. So you think you need new SaaS (Software-as-a-Service)? All Staff Insight
ASSOCIATION ELEARNING [Providers] Why an Open Source LMS Isn’t Always the Best Option
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
Or, you can choose an LMS provider with a reputation for quality that has already created a fully functioning robust platform that can still be customized to be everything you want and more. One of the key arguments for fans of open source is that if your provider goes out of business for some reason, you’ve been abandoned. You have to find another provider, migrate your data, etc. With open source you have ownership of the code and are never at the mercy of a provider. You’re shopping for an LMS and behold FREE OPEN SOURCE LMS pops up. you say excitedly. Quality.
LEARNKIT [Providers] 3 ways Custom Elearning can Improve Retail Sales Training
| TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
It’s this understanding that transforms retail sales roles from simply selling products, to providing transformational customer experiences. Working with an elearning development company, allows you to develop training that achieves desired learning outcomes, while providing staff an interactive and engaging learning experience. In today’s retail marketplace, the most successful sales representatives are educators. Their sales skills are built around a deep knowledge of product and service offerings. Recommendations are no longer based on price or popularity.