5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility
OCTOBER 24, 2014
If web accessibility issues for disabled users aren’t accounted for and addressed at the outset of the design process, the back end of a project can morph into an imposing labyrinth of alt-text, tabbing, transcript, and template color contrast nightmares. A Section 508 Web Accessiblity Success Story. Introduction to Section 508 Compliance. 1) Locate Your Audience on the 508 Continuum.
JULY 12, 2016
I get asked to view a lot of things. And sometimes, particularly when there’s a potential tangible relationship, I will actually go visit sites. BTW, I tend to avoid what comes unsolicited, and instead trust to what comes through my social network.) And one of my strategies often fails, and that, to me, is a warning sign. When I go to sites (not from familiar companies, but new ones), one of the places I’m very likely to visit is the ‘About Us’ page or equivalent. There’s a reason I do that: I want to know something about who is behind this, and why.
APRIL 15, 2009
This presentation discussed how Sharepoint is used to provide Web 2.0 Rachel and Nick discuss using Sharepoint as a Web 2.0 The team of Troychock and Troychock (Nick and Rachel) presented on the topic of using Web 2.0 Rachel explains the benefits of Web 2.0 tools for large organizatons. product within their organizations. technologies for online learning.
The Smart eXtended Web
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 4, 2012
Will the Web recurse infinitely? The Web has changed, evolving through a number of iterations, to become increasingly prescient not only about what we wish to search for, but also the context within which it is being searched. Now the Web is about to get even smarter. Where Web 1.0 was about connecting content, and Web 2.0 (the I wrote about Web 3.0
More Random Web 2.0 Statistics
APRIL 12, 2010
Here are some more random Web 2.0 Here is the first article about Random Web 2.0 Web 2.0Statistics I've been gathering for some presentations. Facebook has more than 400 million active users and 50% of those active users log in every day and 35 million of those users update their status daily. Facebook Press Room. NYT: A Nation 400 Million Strong. Yammer Home Page.
The Web and us
Learning with e's
MARCH 12, 2014
When Sir Tim Berners-Lee originally proposed the World Wide Web that year, nobody really knew just how influential it would be. In just 25 short years, the Web has transformed the lives of billions of people across the planet. The development of the Web has been more rapid and pervasive than anyone could have predicted. The Web gives us all a voice. Unported License.
Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come
MAY 12, 2015
The era of web-based authoring systems is here. Web-based products such as Claro and Composica promise to solve collaborative dilemmas and enable development teams to create engaging and interactive learning content with ease. We’ve been using our own collaborative web-based development tool, CourseCreate, at Web Courseworks for the past 15 years. Claro. Composica.
The changing Web
Learning with e's
AUGUST 24, 2012
The web is constantly changing. Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Doing this, they tend to engage more deeply with learning, and find themselves collaborating more and learning from each other, as a result of using Web 2.0
6-Step Guide for Delivering Professional Web Conferences
DECEMBER 4, 2014
With so much of our daily work lives taking place online nowadays, it comes as no surprise to see a growing trend of professionals, including eLearning instructors, taking their meetings into the cloud and hosting web conferences. Web conferences save time, increase productivity, enhance communication and reduce travel costs. However as this growing trend becomes more apparent across a range of industries, it’s necessary to stop for a moment and think: “How can I host a professional web conference? A web conference ends with the click of a button which can be abrupt.
The Web is my Workplace (and Learnplace)
MAY 27, 2015
As an independent adviser, I don’t have a traditional workplace – my office is the Web! I connect with colleagues all around the Web in many different ways. For instance, I use Skype to talk on a regular basis with my close Internet Time Alliance colleagues (Jay Cross, Charles Jennings, Harold Jarche and Clark Quinn) […]. Social learning
Web 2.0 culture
Learning with e's
MARCH 16, 2012
Secondly, it is so you can reap the exponential rewards the social web offers. But the ethos of sharing on the social web goes deeper than the act of sharing content. It's also the adoption of a new mindset and a new culture for many professionals - the culture of Web 2.0. It is only later, when they are more immersed into the Web 2.0 Image by Noel Hidalgo Web 2.0
Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends
AUGUST 11, 2015
Web Conferencing Pricing. Separate pricing for webinars versus web meetings – Sure there are vendors that do not, but more on the whole that do. and sharing them with folks in the conference, including PPT too; web touring, scheduling meetings/conferences, registration links, reminders; viewing via webcam or whatever web video device you are using. Every one is pushing SaaS and yet, there are web conferencing vendors offering on-site deployment as a useful feature. the top nine web conferencing solutions for 2015. . I know what you are thinking.
Leverage Web Conferencing Integrations In Your LMS to Accelerate Learning
AUGUST 10, 2016
An LMS with multiple web conferencing integrations will boost your learner’s engagement. A learning management system (LMS) with web conferencing features will benefit your company by adding a social aspect to your learning and development. Implementing an LMS that’s integrated with the web conferencing tools you’re already familiar with will have other benefits, as well.
Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]
JUNE 8, 2012
Having said that, I personally think that going the mobile web route is a better way to go for mLearning. Mobile Native Apps for mLearning, the Mobile Web or both? I’m becoming a huge fan of infographics, they are everywhere. Infographics provide an aesthetically-pleasing way of presenting complex information quickly, clearly and cleanly. What do you think? Send to Kindle.
Who archives the web?
Clive on Learning
OCTOBER 27, 2010
How do you get your first $10,000 in sales with a part-time project and a "ghetto launch"? That's what I invited Jason Baptiste to teach. He launched PadPressed, which enables blogs and other publications to automatically make their content iPad friendly. What you'll hear in this program is how he developed his idea, why he insisted on an imperfect launch, how he got coverage for his new product, and the exact tools he uses to get customers to pay
Responsive Web Design: Creating Content for Better User Experience
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
According to the leading news and information resource site Mashable 2013 is the year of Responsive Web Design (RWD). But with varying devices with different screen resolutions, it becomes increasingly difficult for web developers to make the content compatible with every device and, at the same time, provide a uniform user experience. This is where RWD fills the gap. How it is done.
The New Absorb LMS Web Site: What Happens When Designers Ignore Good Advice
MAY 1, 2013
The blatant^ design team ignored pretty much every suggestion I made for the design of our new Web site. About Absorb LMS Team Design eLL GUI Interface Usability UX Web design “Let’s add a lot of animated gifs!” ” I said. —”No,” they said. ” “Let’s have music start playing as soon as a person arrives at the home page.
Web vs Apps: The Battle Rages On
NOVEMBER 27, 2014
The Web was the undisputed king, and with the advent of AJAX and modern CSS, future software was going to be written for the browser. A year earlier, Joel Spolsky, who had helped create Visual Basic and was a project manager for Excel, had written an article saying that Microsoft had lost the API war, and that the Web makes the operating system irrelevant. So, is the web doomed?
Web 3.0 and onwards
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 21, 2010
Web 3.0: I was invited by Vitalmeet to present my latest views on the future of the web in education, so I chose to talk about 'Web 3.0 - the way forward?' My Web 3.0 Even more valuable for me, many people commented and shared their ideas to me, which led to to write further blog posts, and publish a second, related post entitled Web x.0 Web 3.0 and beyond.
President Elect Brings Web 2.0 to the People
NOVEMBER 10, 2008
We all know that President-elect Barack Obama used text messages and his web site to a distinct advantage in the election. He just launched Change.Gov The web site will be used to revolutionize the way the commander in chief communicates with the American people through online videos and interactivity via the web.
What Responsive Web Design Can Teach L&D: This Month on #BLPLearn
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Let’s Talk About Responsive Web Design. I’m not saying you’ll never have to update a course if you design it according to the principles of responsive web design, but I can guarantee it will be easier. Whether it’s a custom web-based application, or a website-type portal with multiple resources and skill-builders. That’s what responsive design is all about.
Web x.0 and beyond
Learning with e's
JULY 17, 2010
I'm amazed and delighted at the huge response to my slideshow Web 3.0: which started out as a brief analysis of current thinking on how the web might be extended beyond social tools into a more smart and responsive personal environment for learning. Web 3.0 I like Stephen Downes ' comments on my use of the term Web x.0 social web) and web 3.0 and Web 3.0
Some Posts About Web 2.0 and Informal Learning
OCTOBER 19, 2009
Here are some posts about the various uses of Web 2.0 Web 2.0 and SharePoint Pedia Palooza A Pharmaceutical Leveraging Web 2.0 --In a Big Way The Right Place to Find Help: ASTD's Big Question Tear Down the Walls: Web 2.0 Web 2.0in corporate settings. Extends Class Informal Learning: Structuring a Blog Some informal learning resources Wiki or a Blog? Creating a Vibrant Learning Community Embracing Informal Learning (Whitepaper) __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.
4 Ways to Provide Good Web-based Training [Infographic]
DECEMBER 23, 2016
Do you want to deliver web-based training to your employees? Are you looking to harness the full potential of the web to train your employees? Related Posts Defeating Low Bandwidth – The Biggest Enemy of Web-based Training Celebrating 4 Amazing Things This Thanksgiving Day Creating Multiple Choice Questions Based on Blooms Taxonomy in E-learning. Hope you like it.
Defeating Low Bandwidth – The Biggest Enemy of Web-based Training
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Do you intend to deliver web-based courses to your people? Are you looking to harness the full potential of the Web to train your staff? Today, let us see how to provide good web-based training (WBT) in areas with poor connectivity. It is a widely known fact that loading times are a function of the size of the web content, and this is true even in the case of online courses.
The personal web
Learning with e's
JULY 13, 2011
With the Southampton PLE Conference #PLE_SOU at full throttle, I thought it would be a good time to reiterate my views on the personal web. Personal Web Tools (PWTs) are thought by some to be synonymous with PLEs (Personal Learning Environments) but the two should not be confused. It is this: Not everyone has the skills to use, or is willing to use personal web tools.
Amazing Tools to Produce Effective Web-based Training Courses [Infographic]
DECEMBER 9, 2016
How can you develop good web-based training material? What does it take to harness the full learning potential of the Web to train your workforce? The selection of the right authoring tool goes a long way in the development of good web-based material. Hope you like it. eLearning Design rapid authoring tools
Four web services to make your e-learning courses unique
JANUARY 12, 2017
There is more to being an accomplished online course creator than simply knowing your stuff. True, 80% of your success may come from knowledge and experience, but the services and tools you use can make a difference as well
Adobe Captivate 5/5.5: Removing The Web Page Margin
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 12, 2012
Save and close the HTML file and then open in your web browser. by Kevin Siegel I received an email from a Captivate developer asking if it was possible to remove the white space that appears between the browser toolbars and SWF when a lesson is opened within a browser. In the image below, notice that there is white space above the SWF (just below the browser's menu bar). Admittedly the space that appears above a SWF isn't huge and it's not something that I had spent time thinking about. Looking to learn Captivate quickly?
Web Conferencing 201
JUNE 7, 2011
This is the 2nd part of the web conferencing post, web conferencing 101. Audio In Web Conferencing. The bridge has to be installed and integrated into the computer – web conferencing vendors should and some do, recommend that the bridge setup is handled by IT/IS personnel. I have seen systems that track by IP address, but in the web conf. There are some web conf vendors that enable the capability, that when the attendee registers, they can select Outlook or Gmail and have the event auto scheduled. Web Conferencing and LMSs. Audio bridges.
Our viral web
Learning with e's
JANUARY 16, 2011
Reading a blog post by Jonathan MacDonald today got me thinking about the vast, untapped potential of the social web to inform, challenge, educate and motivate. In an interesting episode last year, I personally experienced the power of the viral web through Wikipedia Commons. It's an example of a picture going viral on the web. We are all Big Brother now. Try it.
Using Screenshots to Streamline Your Web Design Process
MARCH 29, 2016
Anyone who has been involved in the Web development process can likely attest to all of these aspects. Web design is a visual medium, and annotations are the most effective way to give feedback throughout the entire process. These are just a few of the many ways you can use screenshots throughout your web design process. Designs. Deadlines. And Differing Opinions. Design.
The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 9, 2014
Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students. blogs disruptive innovation education higher education learning social web Technology the future of education VLE wikis
The Web Conference at Penn State
JUNE 24, 2015
The Web Conference at Penn State brings together professionals from graphic design, front-end development, content strategy, accessibility, information architecture, instructional design, online marketing, and other interactive technology fields to gain a better understanding of how these elements must work in harmony. We offered two new presentations at the Web Conference.