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  • 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.
  • LIVING IN LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2012
    [Providers] Can Tech Save Education? 5 Ways It Could Be Done
    Experts agree that technology can save education if it is used by prepared teachers who can provide guidance to their students. Two-thirds of all new job in the U.S. require post-high school education. With the rise in high school and college drop outs, the United States is scrambling to keep the attention of its students and develop a positive way to keep them involved. The Internet is the driving force for all technological innovations. Some specific examples of technology saving education include.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2011
    [Providers] Kaplan EduNeering Knowledge Summit: Day Two
    He said the coach was carefully studied and they found out that the coach would provide targeted directives rather than praise or criticisms to improve his player’s performance. The researches found out that the coach provided clipped, didactic quantitative approach to coaching and that the players loved it. He provided focused player specific corrections in small 10 second increments. Goetez then gave an example of how you can provide feedback to people who are, for example, speeding. He opened with a great story about Coach John Wooden.
  • THE ELEARNING NOMAD  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2014
    [Providers] What do we mean by learner-centred e-learning?
    find that the examples provided in articles about this topic repeatedly ignore the real meaning of this approach. Offer more information to the learners who would like to explore the topic in more depth (learner-centeredness isn’t about the amount of information you provide to your learners – giving them choice in your package doesn’t make it more learner-centred). writes: “Constructivist principles provide a set of guiding principles to help designers and teachers create learner-centred, collaborative environments that support reflective and experiential processes.”.
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011
    [Providers] George Orwell's Advice for Writing eLearning Content
    Subject matter experts often use department-specific jargon when providing information. If so, please utilize the commenting function provided here by the blog. By Shelley A. Gable. Learners can be fickle, quickly slipping into distraction or boredom if we ask them to read too much. Though highly interactive , problem-based eLearning can help maintain engagement, completing these activities usually requires learners to read words that we write. In a culture of multi-tasking skimmers, we must write as clearly and concisely as possible to help keep learners motivated. Compare.
  • TONY KARRER  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2009
    [Providers] eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology
    If it is a case of providing something fairly standardised in terms of online information provision, then metrics start to appear potentially useful - up to a point. This is a creative industry just like any industry with a design elemen involved so you get different prices and peoples view of what to provide will always be different. Karl makes a good comment about the content that is provided. eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Please Opine). It needs to be repurposed for eLearning.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
    [Providers] Course-of-the-Month Club: Using a Learning Management System to Sell Subscriptions to Learning Content
    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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2006
    [Providers] Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog
    You cannot know any of this without the openness blogging (or equivalent) provides. Updates recent studies show additional reasons: Blogging and Social Networking Boosts Your Social Life. Blogging -- It's Good for You. has been fantastic and it's great to see such a wide variety of thoughts on the subject. wanted to summarize, for everyone, the responses in a completely unbiased way. :) Most everyone, who has at least half a brain, and certainly most of the responses made it over that hurdle, came back and said more or less what Mark Oehlert said "My answer is.yes.and no." Sheesh.
  • 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.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
    [Providers] Learning Through Virtual Classrooms: A new-age workplace learning trend
    Instructors can also utilize the virtual classroom to conduct interesting interactivities that garner learner interest and provide a suitable push for learning by making it immersive. Virtual classrooms are deployed via conferencing tools, which provide opportunities for web-based, audio as well as video communication. This provides the opportunity to multitask during the session as well as take care of security concerns, if any. This provides much-needed learner interaction, which makes sure that the lesson is not boring and ensures learner interest.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
    [Providers] Issuing Points for Completion of Learning Events
    One Absorb LMS customer, a global sports merchandise provider, allows learners to redeem points earned for merchandise once they hit certain levels. Issuing points provides advantages beyond simply motivating learners. Even if you don’t provide rewards such as merchandise, gift cards, scented candles, whatever, for points earned, it’s always nice for a learner to receive recognition for making learning a priority. The point system is engrained in higher education. A university student who completes an individual course usually earns three or four credits.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
    [Providers] The l&d professional as curator
    They filter by relevance, categories, how long the content will take to read, the shelf-life of the content, by providing synopses. They provide periodic roundups. Julie described a retail case in which an l&d department, by providing an effective service as content curators, came to be seen as much central to the day-to-day life of the business. I enjoyed attending the always-entertaining Julie Wedgwood's session at the Learning and Skills Group meeting in London last week. Julie's argument for curation went as follows: We really can have too much information.
  • 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
  • THE PEFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012
    [Providers] How to Create a Learning Culture in Organizations
    Several excellent blog posts have recently come to my attention that, when combined, provide a how-to for creating a learning culture in organizations. One of these posts appears in Jane Hart’s blog, Learning in the Social Workplace. In this post , she writes that workplace learning is: Structured learning experiences (e.g., training) and informal learning experiences (e.g., communities of practice). Helping workers learn continuously on the job. Peer-to-peer learning that is “ lite on content and rich in interaction”. I see this role a little differently.
  • LEARNABILITY MATTERS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011
    [Providers] Wanted “thinking” graphic designers
    What does it mean, when SME or ID provides a reference in the storyboard and says ‘recreate this graphic using this image as a reference’? In the following example we first see the original reference provided by SME as well as the graphic ‘recreated’ by a graphic designer. Original reference provided by a SME, considering he/she [.]. Main Articles graphic design infographic visualization
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013
    [Providers] Latitude Learning LMS Empowers LOGS Network
    The Chicago area company provides mortgage banking support services to clients nationwide 'Latitude Learning has welcomed LOGS Network as a new LMS client.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 2013
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - Administrative Reports Webinar: January 17th, 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.January 17th - 2:00PM Eastern Time
  • ABSORB LMS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013
    [Providers] How to Use a Learning Management System to Solve the I-Didn’t-Get-the-Memo Problem
    learning management system (LMS) can provide an effective way to monitor who has viewed such important information and who may need a follow-up telephone call. Learning management systems typically provide feedback to learners on their progress. For the learner, this is like crossing an item off their TO-DO list, which provides happy feelings of accomplishment. Somewhere among the hundreds or perhaps thousands of e-mails in your inbox, somewhere in the skyscraper-high piles of paper on the corner of your desk, is something really really important. Here’s how: 1.
  • BOZARTHZONE   |  TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011
    [Providers] Talking is Easy. Do Your Objectives match Your Strategies?
    Figuring out how to reach the other domains – to provide psychomotor practice or to elicit an emotional response – is your challenge in developing effective eLearning New "Nuts and Bolts" column today! Do your learning objectives match strategies and outcomes? Talking is easy. Presenting bullet points is easy.
  • 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.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013
    [Providers] Can PeopleCloud support learning in all its contexts?
    Learning professionals have no real difficulty in supporting the formal element of their work, i.e. providing access to courses. Over the past few months I've been looking at a number of tools that might just help learning professionals to make a positive contribution in this area; tools that provide an infrastructure to support informal learning. Here, LMS functionality is provided within the context of your principal day-to-day tool for learning, knowledge-sharing and collaboration, not the other way round. The first I want to examine is Saba's new PeopleCloud.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • LEARNDASH  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
    [Providers] Google Course Builder: Initial Review
    I think just providing some various templates would be helpful. It is obviously providing a useful way to build MOOC programs for some institutions, but they have quite a bit of ground to cover compared to other programs out there. 'Not too long ago, Google came out with a Course Builder program, designed to allow schools and institutions an easy way to set-up their own MOOC platform. Today, I decided to take a look at the program to get a sense of their offering and what it can do. Naturally, I have some high expectations, I mean, this is Google after all. Coolhunting.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - New Administrator Welcome Webinar: Jauary 8th, 2014 - 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.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - New Administrator Welcome Webinar: October 30th, 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.
  • 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].
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2008
    [Providers] 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers
    eLearning Reviews: research on elearning Provides those interested in research on elearning with concise and thoughtful reviews of relevant publications. My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. No particular order to these. Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Understanding E-Learning 2.0 eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 Web 2.0: A New Wave of Innovation for Teaching and Learning?
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014
    [Providers] part1 notes from #xApi workshop #LearningAnalytics
    Learning strategy needs to be built to know what you want to look at Self-reporting is depending on subjective meaning giving (cfr classic learning diaries that learners provide by self-reporting) Validation of actions actually being undertaken by the learner participant Coming to a mutual shared meaning of used self-reported vocabulary Iteration of tracking due to learning which data does matter, how tin can actually works, how to automate data tracking for self-reported and informal learning. And there is a wiki with lots of working documents and status details as well.
  • VIKAS JOSHI ON INTERACTIVE LEARNING   |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012
    [Providers] Top Five Budget Breakers in eLearning Course Development
    Tools provide a variety of features and they often work in different ways, causing your learning curve to go up. Raptivity provides a great example. Getting Help Tools provide various ways to provide help to their customers. Some options of providing help are: live support, local representative, independent product experts and online communities. In such cases, the best choice is to go for a premium support provided by the tool manufacturer. I recentntly spoke at a webinar on “ Interactive Courses on a Shoestring Budget ”.
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
    [Providers] Free eBook: 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity
    '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
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011
    [Providers] Motivational Considerations in the Study of Instruction
    Provide learners with a sense of control over the learning activity. Provide timely feedback regarding accomplishments. If possible, provide multiple goals or multiple levels of goals to ensure the activity provides goals that are at the appropriate level and that the learner can be continuously challenged as they proceed through the instruction. Mark R. In the paper he discusses some principles for designing motivational instruction that I found useful. Here is a summary of some of those principles. Control. Challenge. Curiosity. Contextualization. Design
  • 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.
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [Providers] MOOC Infographic
    MOOCS are free (mostly), but for how long – current providers can’t continue to let them be free, can they? MOOCs are very popular at the moment ( Massive Online Open Course ) – talking about them rather than taking them. Maybe this is because there isn’t a huge amount of MOOCs available on a variety of different topics, but this is changing. Informal learning isn’t for everyone. Academic ‘dishonesty’ may surface due to lack of supervision – but as there isn’t any grade or associated certificate then does this matter? edtech.
  • 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
  • QUICKTHOUGHTS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2014
    [Providers] 5-Steps for Creating Effective Employee Training
    'Guest post by Justin Ferriman – Founder of LearnDash , a WordPress based LMS and Learning Strategy provider. The 5-step process below, originally identified by performance improvement company  EJ4 , provides a viable path for the trianing development process. Remember, these process steps are meant to provide you with the framework for your particular situation. Identify the Problem  – Before you create any training, you need to identify the problem you are trying to solve, and then provide an acceptable definition. 5-Step Process. Source:  [link].
  • 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?
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
    [Providers] First thoughts on the TM benchmark
    requirement for external contractors to be innovators in learning technology : "In terms of working with external providers for skills programmes, over 80% of organisations say that innovative use of learning technology will be a deciding factor in their selection of an external learning provider in the future." When you consider that the commercial marketplace for training is highly fragmented, with thousands of small providers, that means that an awful lot of training providers are going to have to play catch up and quickly. " Wow!
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2008
    [Providers] Training Method Trends
    He recently provided me some information about what learning delivery methods were being used and particularly if they were trending up or down. Steve Wexler who runs eLearningGuild research has been producing some really interesting information recently. All of the data comes from surveys to the eLearningGuild membership (which is more than 30,000) and typically they have 2,000 - 3,000 respondents on surveys which is large enough to get pretty good indications. The way he did it was by assigning scores to responses that were - Often, Sometimes, Rarely, Never. So, if you see a 4.5
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2006
    [Providers] Do You WANT an LMS? Does a Learner WANT an LMS?
    Scott Bradley Wilson helped by providing a post with more detailed visualization of this. I should be working on content for my presentations at DevLearn in October that look at what's next in eLearning. As a side note: if you are going to DevLearn and are reading this, please drop me a note.) However, the "what's next" question has become more challenging recently as we've seen the rapid growth of simple and easy to deploy tools displacing more complex systems. What often happens when systems become very complex is that they begin to get replaced by simpler systems.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [Providers] Think Video Game:Create Multiple Levels of Entry into Your E-Learning
    Providing an easy, intermediate and difficult version of the same game, more players are able to enjoy and partake in the game play as opposed to just one level. Then create a mode where everything is slower, help bubbles pop up on the screen to provide guidance and challenges are more manageable. The novice level provides a comfortable way for new players to acclimate to the game. The third level created is usually the intermediate level which is aimed at the middle level of difficulty providing the game space where most players will play. Build an awesome coaster.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2013
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - Weekly Webinar Announcement
    This webinar series provides an overview of core LMS administrative tools, as well as featuring key add-on capabilities and areas of functionality available through Latitude Learning 'Latitude Learning announces our next Free Training Webinar.
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2012
    [Providers] The future of MOOCs
    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.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
    [Providers] The Storytelling Element of Instructional Games
    Humans are great at adding story narrative to a variety of situations because stories add meaning, provide context and guide action. The combination of a video game and storytelling provides an interactive story which engages and moves the player forward. Games can provide a visual and narrative context for player performance. game provides a place for the player to practice activities as they directly relate to the narrative of his or her job or academic learning goals. Simple games like tic-tac-toe are not guided by a story. Saving the Earth from Aliens.
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
    [Providers] Adobe Captivate 5.5: At Long Last. Publish Support for Apple Mobile Devices
    Once you've selected MP4 as the Type, a Presets drop-down menu will provide access to YouTube and the Apple devices. by Kevin Siegel Anyone who created eLearning lessons using any version of Adobe Captivate older than version 5 is painfully aware that Captivate does not offer publishing options for any of the Apple mobile devices (iPhone, iPad or iPod). It's been a real issue for developers who love Captivate, but are required to create content for the Apple devices, and are therefore forced to use other tools such as Camtasia. The new Adobe Captivate 5.5
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014
    [Providers] Demystifying how we learn at the Workplace: Creating pathways for impactful learning
    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.
  • 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
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
    [Providers] Examples of eLearning 2.0
    internal processes on wiki starting to use wikis internally Moving faculty bookmarks to Delicious use wiki for learners to craft definition of 'seamless service' after searching orgs that proclaim to provide seamless service We hope to build wikis that our students can use to share information. During my presentation last Thursday that was an introduction to eLearning 2.0 as part of an online event for the eLearningGuild, I mentioned a few common ways that I've seen eLearning 2.0 approaches. One thing I really like about the list is how tactical they are. These make sense.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - New Administrator Welcome Webinar: April 30th, 2014 - 2 PM 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.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - New Administrator Welcome Webinar: April 16th, 2014 - 2 PM 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.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - New Administrator Welcome Webinar: February 19th, 2014 - 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.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - LMS Personalization and Custom Content Management - February 12th, 1PM EDT
    FREE course will provide an overview of LMS personalization and custom content administration tools included with your Latitude Learning LMS 'Latitude Learning announces our next Free Training Webinar , scheduled for Wednesday, February 12th at 1:00PM Eastern Time.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - New Administrator Welcome Webinar: February 6th, 2014 - 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.
  • ELEARNING ACUPUNCTURE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
    [Providers] Sneak Peek: Best Practices in Online Course Design for Higher Education
    Have a unique image (with Course Code and Course Title) on the main page of the course website that provides differentiation from other courses in the same Faculty. Provide learners with an effective orientation to the course including an instructor introduction. Provide the learner with links to: technical support, library, writing center, academic policies, etc. Provide as much of the course material as possible for the 1st day of class. 'I am assembling a set of best practices for online course design in a higher education setting. It’s hard to do. Section 2.
  • BOZARTHZONE   |  SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 2010
    [Providers] And ADDIE wasn't even there to see it.
    Basically: --the 'trainer' (more experienced server) was the performance support --as a peer,actually doing the same job, the trainer was able to provide real-world suggestions --the learning experience appeared to be a successful one --as a side effect, the experience appeared to be forcing better performance from the trainer --and I'm afraid ADDIE wasn't anywhere to be found. saw it all hit overlap this week in 2 separate encounters with service employees. In the first, I was purchasing a prepaid gift card at a drug store. Sorry, but I forgot." Answer: "Would you like cream?").
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
    [Providers] Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities
    In many ways, the reasons corporate universities have expanded are some of the same reasons that MOOCs are becoming so popular, especially for a growing crop of non-traditional learners: the courses provide a way for learners to get the personalized education they need to succeed in their job and advance their career, and both students and employers are finding that traditional colleges and universities are not satisfactorily preparing graduates to enter the workforce. MOOCs can provide several advantages for corporate universities: Collaborative company-wide training.
  • 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.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2008
    [Providers] ZaidLearn: 75 Free EduGames to Spice Up Your Course!
    FreeRice A cool game to learn vocabulary and help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free (Made possible by the sponsors who advertise on the site). Whyville Provide a student-centered, hands-on environment for exploring various school subjects. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, May 15. 75 Free EduGames to Spice Up Your Course! ZaidLearns Del.icio.us But, Serious Games sounds awful! mean, who wants to get serious about playing games (I want to relax and have some fun!)? Though, I think the term Edutainment is quite good. EDUGAMES SITES? WHATEVER!
  • EDYNCO  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
    [Providers] How to create efficient quizzes?
    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?
  • RAPTIVITY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
    [Providers] 4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects
    'This post provides four quick steps on how to create a winning eLearning portfolio. If you already have a portfolio, use these steps to update it. Your next eLearning opportunity may hinge on an updated winning portfolio! Locate all [.]. Authoring Tool eLearning tools training eLearning projects eLearning samples online samples training projects
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012
    [Providers] E-Learning courware or LMS – Which comes first?
    Many e-learning & Learning Management System (LMS) providers say you should purchase a LMS before developing e-learning courseware. There are probably 3 broad options you can take in this situation: Use an e-learning authoring tool that provides very basic completion tracking. Some tools provide an automatic email function, enabling learners to send an email when they have passed an assessment. Some authoring tools have a simple tracking system that provides a single report of completions. Choose to internally host the LMS, or have the provider host it for you.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2008
    [Providers] Web 2.0 Applications in Learning
    Provide the content. Provide thoughts around the content and the discussion. Selling the Value Often it can be tricky to convince management of the value of providing these tools. Resources The following are resources that I provided as links in my presentation. Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Applications in Learning. discussed a bit of these issues in First Thoughts After ASTD Sessions. I've embedded all the content from the slides. Tools?
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2013
    [Providers] Latitude Connects with Sitefinity
    Latitude Consulting Group has recently announced a new partnership with Sitefinity, a provider of flexible content management systems for businesses and organizations
  • 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.
  • DESIGNED FOR LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2009
    [Providers] Asking the right questions
    How are we ensuring that in our training, learners are asked questions, given an opportunity to reflect and respond to the questions, and then provided feedback/coaching based on the response? A Zen saying goes like this - "Only the crystal-clear question yields a transparent answer". The importance and value of asking the right question has been established by many. What is a right question one may ask? Well, I believe that the right question has an answer that opens our eyes to better understanding and greater knowledge. right question is also one that is asked at the right time.
  • SOCIAL LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012
    [Providers] Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning
    Provide Access to performance support/knowledge”. But instead of focusing on the technology (and its perceived limits), we in the learning community should think about the huge potential of mobile learning to engage the user, and provide “just in time” content in manageable, “bite-sized” packages. By focusing on the advantages mobile learning provides, we can begin to think proactively about how to leverage mobile learning to capitalize on these benefits. Mobile learning seems to be creating a lot of excitement in the learning community these days. million in 2010. Private.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014
    [Providers] Surprise! Knowledge Guru Summer Release Adds SCORM, Security Features
    If you are interested in using the Guru with SCORM, we will provide you with a test game to load onto your LMS environment prior to purchase to make sure your LMS is fully compatible. Medium Security:  When players register on the website, they are sent an verification link to the email they provided. We’ll test drive the SCORM version of Knowledge Guru, show off the new security features and provide information on how to test Knowledge Guru in your LMS environment. 'We promise our customers three major Knowledge Guru updates per year, but 2014 is different.
  • E-LEARNING ACADEMY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Providers] What to Include in an E-Learning Request for Quotation (RFQ)
    Question from  client: We need to engage an external e-learning provider to develop a course. An RFQ is used to provide e-learning providers with enough project detail to enable them to give you an accurate quotation. What should we include in a Request for Quotation (RFQ)? It is an important document for several reasons: It begins [.]. Client question Project Management
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
    [Providers] Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents
    This document is specific to a Playstation game but provides a good use of visuals as it explains the creation of the game. This provides details on a game called An Ant's Life. Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. If you are considering creating a "Serious Game" or an instructional game, one of the first place to start is a great game design document. But how to write one? These samples will give you some ideas. Game Design Document: Play with Fire. Document for Ant Game.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
    [Providers] New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better
    They can: Provide engaging learning challenges. Provide rapid feedback. Provide real-time data about individual and group performance. Teeays is a new service that provides on-demand TAs for online courses, giving MOOC learners access to timely in-person support. Although these tools were developed for the education space and primarily support courses from the major MOOC providers, they are excellent models for how companies can increase interaction in training MOOCs. And the critics were right. However, that is no longer what MOOCs look like.
  • 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.
  • TONY KARRER  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2006
    [Providers] Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools
    It will also be used to help communicate with internal clients about the services they provide and how they can work with these clients. For this scenario, I've chosen tools that (a) I'm most familiar with, (b) are provide as Software Services, (c) are free - a big part of the reason I'm familiar with them. :) The tools are: PBwiki - www.pbwiki.com See also - Comparison of Wiki Software Yahoo My Web - myweb.yahoo.com See also - Social Bookmarking Face-Off Yahoo MyWeb better than del.icio.us, rollyo, et.al. Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. Consider del.icio.us
  • TONY KARRER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
    [Providers] LMS eCommerce Solution
    In this case, they are looking to provide their content as eLearning and sell it to individuals and organizations. Users will self-select their role which will take them to the appropriate version of a SCORM course Test at the end, pass or retake Provides certificate for the individual that they can print This all seems like pretty simple stuff right? Do any marketplaces provide the group eCommerce capabilities? I just got off the phone with someone who has a fairly common need that I've heard before. What system would you use?
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2013
    [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.
  • LEARNDASH  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012
    [Providers] The Future of E-Learning in 2013
    Leaders in this space, such as Coursera, are signing up reputable educational institutions which provides hundreds of thousands of people an opportunity to learn from the best. My prediction is that e-learning software providers and instructional designers will be in high demand as MOOCs grow in size and familiarity. They have a vested interest in providing a product that represents true value of their degree programs. Better yet, take some proactive steps to position yourself as a service provider to MOOCs. Picture from insidehighered.com. The MOOCs themselves (i.e.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [Providers] Simulations in e-Learning: The power of experiential learning
    This provides the opportunity to understand complex processes or concepts with ample room for ‘doing’. At the third level, the user could try and fill sample forms with the required details – finally reinforcing learning by a providing an action-based experience. Learn by example simulations : These simulations provide the learners with a number of situations and encourage them to intervene to determine the further course of action. 'With evolving technologies, the need for high-end e-learning is also on a continuous rise. This is the all important step of ‘doing’.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Providers] What Millennials Want from Member Education
    If game-based learning is not an option, try providing incentives for members to participate in educational opportunities at your association. As a provider of online member education, the most important thing you can do to ensure your success with Millennials, is provide an intuitive system that is easy to navigate. am providing my viewpoint, but keep in mind that Generation Y spans a vast range of ages, demographics, and ideologies. What type of education offerings does the incoming generation want and how is what they want different from other generations?
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
    [Providers] When Remembering Really Matters – New White Paper from Sharon Boller
    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.
  • 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
  • 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).
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
    [Providers] How to Connect Games to a Corporate Learning Curriculum
    Do your solutions provide strong feedback? And while other types of learning solutions can also provide challenge, motivation and feedback… games often do them best. 'Thinking about using games for learning? You might want to question your motivations, first. Using a  serious game or  gamification platform in corporate learning,  can be a great option, but it’s not the the right solution for every situation. Do your solutions motivate people to engage? Behavior Change… or Check the Box? In these situations, are games and gamification really needed?
  • ABSORB LMS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
    [Providers] Course-of-the-Month Club: Using a Learning Management System to Sell Subscriptions to Learning Content
    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.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2014
    [Providers] LMS Free Training - LMS Reports Orientation Webinar: February 26th, 1PM EDT
    'Latitude Learning announces our next Free Training Webinar , providing orientation to administrative reports included with your Latitude Learning LMS. Make plans to attend.Wednesday, February 26th - 1:00PM Eastern Time
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014
    [Providers] What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LCMS? Hint: It’s Not Just the Letter “C”
    Every LMS and LCMS is different and every provider uses their own judgment when deciding what to call their product. So, always check with your provider, or prospective provider, and ask them about their system’s specific features to see if they fit your association’s needs. The fact that providers often use “LMS” and “LCMS” interchangeably is what causes confusion. Remember, if a system offers content creation it’s an LCMS, even if the provider calls it an LMS. 'It can be difficult to understand eLearning terms when they’re used interchangeably. Wrong.
  • EDYNCO  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
    [Providers] How to make sure students do their flipped homework?
    This may mean: arranging a classroom after class, with enough computers, so students can watch the lessons there; providing the material so that students can download it on their devices in school and watch it at home where they do not have internet connection; make your lessons in the right format so they can be burned onto a DVD; something completely different. It has become fairly easy to provide students with a video – and this is actually really good! 'With traditional lectures at class and exercises at home, teachers mostly know if and how their lecturing is received.
  • EDYNCO  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014
    [Providers] Why you should add video to your teaching
    If you provide your students with a learning video they can come back to it, when and if they need to see and hear something again – you only have to explain it once. 'Whether you’re actively flipping your classroom, exploring blended learning or teaching traditionally, video (relevant to your lesson, of course) has some great benefits for your students learning and memorizing. It adds a new graphic and audio component to your teaching that captures attention, engages your audience and improves later recall. Video stimulates two out of five senses. Happy watching! Mayer.
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2013
    [Providers] 20 strategies for learner interactions in mobile #MOOC
    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. This provides the necessary freedom for the learner to access, reflect and possibly react on the subject touched at specific moments during the course. Provide a clear timetable of the course, while embedding time for reflection into the course timeline. or practical strategies for that matter. 2013).
  • LEARNDASH  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013
    [Providers] Mobile Learning On The Rise [INFOGRAPHIC]
    The infographic below, provided by the Social Learning Project, provides some interesting facts about these mobile ed tech apps. 'Unless you have been living under a rock lately, you know that mobile learning (or mlearning) is on the rise. New technology is making mobile learning a realty, and the decrease in mlearning device prices is helping with overall adoption. Every day there are more and more learning apps hitting the market. For instance, I found it quite interesting that nearly 15% of all Google Play apps are categorized as educational and Books & Reference.
  • 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.
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2006
    [Providers] Tracking Without an LMS
    These tools will tell you: How many users have visited each page (HTML page) When users are visiting How long users stay This is very standard technology that likely your IT shop can provide for you. LMS tracking relies on creating a SCORM or AICC course which then communicates with the LMS in order to provide details of score, sections completed, which user it is, etc. Based on an earlier post - Tools for On-Demand Information - An LMS? I received a couple of questions around tracking. Click tracking b. Custom tracking c. This means that you need separate pages for your course.
  • THE ELEARNING NOMAD  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Providers] Boost your participation rates in your online course!
    They talk about the language used, asking open questions, asking for the rationale behind the responses, asking about the specifics instead of generics, asking direct questions, using the active voice, providing context, being provocative, etc. 'Are your forums barely used? Do some people post but no-one replies? Are your learners not interested in contributing to the tasks? Do they just read the resources and leave again? Are they hardly logging in at all? Low participation is not inherent to your target group. Here is how…. Depending on the audience, this might work. Often it doesn’t.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2008
    [Providers] ZaidLearn: 8 Free Screencasting Tools For Tony!
    Using the zero download Flowgram Maker, creators can assemble and annotate web pages, photographs, videos etc on any topic, and add a voice narrative which provides context, emotion and consistency. It provides you 3 capture options: the entire page, the current view, or only a selection. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Friday, October 31. Free Screencasting Tools For Tony! Free Screencasting Tools List (Updated) Tony Karrers blog "Toast! You name it, they record it!" ".Im now back to searching for a free tool that works to create screencasts that I can use for my blog. And then.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2009
    [Providers] Using Gagne's 9 Events of Learning in e-Learning
    Provide learning guidance - This is an opportunity for the learner to apply the learned knowledge or skill, but with guidance. Unlike classroom training you cannot directly gauge the challenges the learner is having and any feedback provided is pre-scripted. This will still not provide immediate guidance, but is an alternative if the course's feedback is not enough. Feedback can be provided, but more likely at the end of the event. Provide Feedback - For e-learning courses, feedback is folded into the 2 prior events/feedback levels. make this any easy task. The
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