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Moodle 3.6: Enhancements to Moodle Badges

eThink Education

Great news for badge collectors! Thanks to some useful new settings made available in Moodle 3.6, teachers and trainers can now include versions, language, and image author details when setting up a badge.

Best Course Archiving Practices in Moodle

eThink Education

Over time, your course portfolio will likely increase and the size of your site will grow. However, bigger is not always better when it comes to site size. The best practice is to have a process in place for end of the term/year course archiving.

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7 Tips for Creating a Successful Compliance Training Program

eThink Education

This is a guest blog post written by Justin Muscolino, Head of Compliance Training at GRC Solutions , a partner of eThink Education.

A Recipe for Modern Learning: Ingredients for a Deliciously Effective Learning Ecosystem

eThink Education

This guest blog post is written by Edcast , an AI-Powered Knowledge Cloud for Unified Discovery, Knowledge Management and Personalized Learning. A Recipe for Modern Learning. We are deep into the learning revolution.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Designing Blended Online Courses

eThink Education

This is a guest blog post by VEDAMO , a partner of eThink Education. VEDAMO’s Virtual Classroom is a simple solution, yet rich with features for interactive teaching that allow teachers to easily moderate online sessions.

eLearning Hacks: Ways to Increase Information Retention Among Learners

eThink Education

Today’s modern learner is constantly bombarded with information and at a rapid pace. Students not only need to study definitions, equations, or other answers in order to ace exams or evaluations but also understand the value of it in order to willingly retain it long-term. If not, it can seem like a waste of time once they’ve submitted. In a world of information overload, provide a course design where details adhere to their minds in order to increase information retention past the exam.

Open-Source Learning: How Moodle Makes Learning Accessible & Adaptable

eThink Education

Open source , for many, is a bit of a nerve-racking term. This is simply because its either not clearly understood or, worse, misunderstood.

eThink’s 2018 Year In Review

eThink Education

With 2018 drawing to a close, our team is reflecting on this past year and looking forward to what’s ahead. To our clients, we want to thank you for choosing eThink Education to support your eLearning initiatives and business goals.

18 Must-Know LMS Training Topics for Effective eLearning

eThink Education

As an instructional designer, L&D manager, or LMS administrator, your job is to provide digital learning experiences through the Learning Management System to continuously train and educate your people. Further, you also need to ensure your LMS accommodates to the complexities of your institution or organization (size, location, best practices, etc.). This requires extensive knowledge on how to maximize the functionality within these platforms.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

eThink Playlist: Snow Day Songs

eThink Education

Welcome to the Winter Solstice! With the winter season upon us and the holidays quickly approaching, our eThinkers are feeling the winter blues… the musical kind! We’re jamming out to the ultimate snow day songs – tunes that sing about the chilly weather or the upcoming holiday.

4 Key Benefits to Moving from Self-Hosted Moodle to a Moodle Hosting Partner

eThink Education

Moodle is a free, open-source, and highly customizable learning platform, allowing educators to provide their learners with a branded, personalized, and optimized digital learning experience through a self-hosted Moodle environment or one hosted with a Moodle vendor or Certified Moodle Partner.

Totara for Finance Training: How Totara Learn Solves Online Learning Challenges in the Finance Industry

eThink Education

Over the last few years, we have observed some unique trends and challenges when helping to implement online training and education programs for financial institutions like banks, mortgage, and insurance companies.

What is an LMS? The Basics of Learning Management Systems

eThink Education

If you have ever taken courses online or attended an online training program, you’ve most likely worked with a Learning Management System or an LMS. What is an LMS? The Learning Management System’s role varies depending on what goals an organization is looking to achieve.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Best of Learning Tech 2019: Moodle Workplace, Certified Partner in the UK & New Product Offerings

eThink Education

eThink Education attended Learning Technologies 2019 in London last week alongside Moodle HQ & Totara HQ.

5 New Assignment Feedback Features in Moodle 3.6

eThink Education

It’s exciting to be a Moodler these days! With the release of Moodle 3.6, Moodle HQ introduced many new features for educators and learners to enjoy. Some of these new features include the ways graders can provide assignment feedback to students. Annotations and Marking Assignments.

Introducing Moodle Workplace: Moodle HQ’s Latest Solution for Organizational Learning

eThink Education

In last week’s recap of the Learning Technologies 2019 conference in London, we included a few exciting new announcements from both the eThink Team and Moodle HQ, including the launch of Moodle Workplace.

What’s a Certified Moodle Partner? Advantages of Working with an Expert Moodle Host

eThink Education

Moodle is the most widely used Learning Management System in the world. The Moodle platform boasts more than 100,000 implementations and serving more than 145 million learners worldwide.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

6 Steps to Writing Compelling Course Descriptions

eThink Education

When offering a course for sale, it’s important to give an accurate outline of its contents so that learners know what the course will cover and what’s required of students. However, a dry description of topics and units won’t really stimulate a student’s eagerness to learn.

Moodle 3.6 Upgrades: Group Messaging

eThink Education

Many new features in the latest version of Moodle , Moodle 3.6, focus on privacy, usability, and communication enhancements. Moodle’s updates to the group messaging feature are no different. Moodle’s 3.6’s

Moodle 3.6: Improved Moodle Quiz Statistics and Reporting

eThink Education

Moodle’s latest version offers simplified and improved accessibility to analytical data from the quiz module. The latest updates to the Quiz Statistics Report in Moodle 3.6 specifically focus on the response statistics of randomized questions.

User Dashboard Changes in Moodle 3.6

eThink Education

The user dashboard is the most efficient way to display courses, activities, and deadlines in Moodle. With the release of Moodle 3.6, the dashboard has been completely overhauled to allow more functionality and personalization when managing your course menu. Course Overview Updates. With Moodle 3.6,

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released

Learning Solutions Magazine

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released. cori-miller. Fri, 08/23/2019 - 10:30

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Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D

Learning Solutions Magazine

Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D. cori-miller. Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:00

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Focus on What’s Important for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

My daughter is in kindergarten this year. It’s been so much fun to watch her process of learning to read and write. During their unit about animals, my daughter wrote some facts about fish. A fish moves with its tail and fin. Its covering is called scales. Fish do not have eyebrows.

Instructional Design Hourly Rates and Salary

Experiencing eLearning

What is your hourly rate as an instructional designer? How much do you make if you’re a full-time salaried employee? What about freelance or consultant rates? People frequently ask me these questions, and I always refer people to the same resources.

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.

What does an instructional designer do?

Experiencing eLearning

This post was originally published on May 26, 2007. It has become by far my most popular post. Even after all these years, people are trying to answer this question. In the coming months, I plan to update a number of “classic” posts like this one.

What I Learned at LSCon 2019

Experiencing eLearning

I had a great time at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. I loved being able to meet people in person who I had previously only met online and reconnecting with folks from past conferences.

The 5 Types of Subject Matter Experts & How to Deal With Them

Tim Slade

I’ll be 100% honest when I say that I struggle working with difficult subject matter experts. The fact is, I get frustrated when they want to control every aspect of the course I’m developing or when they are continually late with their feedback. Am I right?!

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How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

HT2 Labs

Already using xAPI for more than just reporting? Then you may be wondering how it can be used to launch elearning content. The post How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker xAPI

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State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.