Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia

Connect Thinking

Question from a client: What do I need to do to ensure our e-learning is WCAG 2.0 I 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. What is the purpose of WCAG 2.0

How to make your employees feel good about completing training

Sponge UK

As an L&D professional one of your main priorities is making your colleagues feel good about the training they complete. One of the traditional ways to get the good feelings flowing is to offer an incentive for completing a course. Types of training rewards Richard W.

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TOPYX LMS and EdTek Services Announce Partnership

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – Interactyx, the developer of the TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) software , and EdTek Services, Inc. , TOPYX LMS is a fully-hosted, social learning management system without user, data or implementation fees. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.

The State of E-Learning in the Medical Device Industry

Webanywhere

With the population increase and the ever-aging population becoming more prevalent on the whole, it seems that the state of growth in the medical industry is at boom levels. The next generation of e-learning is here. New eLearning Solutions.

August Topic: Learning Management Systems

Bottom-Line Performance

As Jenn first told you in July , Lessons on Learning has a whole new format. This month, we’ll be focusing on Learning Management Systems. Questions to ask when creating a course for the LMS. The future of learning management systems: Web 2.0 Learning Management Systems: The Basics. If you work in corporate training or higher education, chances are you’ve bumped into an LMS or two since ASTD reports that 91% of organizations use them.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Here is the best from this past month. 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. While the advice was good, for me, more dos and don’ts aren’t really helpful. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory.

Towards Maturity 2015 benchmark shows just how much we've got stuck

Clive on Learning

Last week I attended a preview of this year’s Towards Maturity benchmark results, due for public release on November 5th (you can register for the launch webinar on this page ). Over 4000 organisations and 18000 learners have contributed to the reports.

Breakthrough eLearning: How to Grow Your eLearning Business

Breakthrough eLearning

And this is even true of many organizations that have learning as a central mandate (e.g. universities, colleges, professional associations, sector-specific training organizations, etc.). I know it is possible to ramp up an eLearning program quickly.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/8/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Changing the Rules: Lessons from a Starfish World - Chang This. Such seemingly dissimilar groups as the Apache Indians, music swapping programs, Wikipedia, Alcoholics Anonymous and Al Queda have one thing in common: they are all starfish. Go and Learn - Fast Company. Although we might not ponder the educational value of these everyday appliances, the gear we use to communicate and play can also be used to learn; we just don't yet think of them as learning tools.

WHMIS Violations Result in Big Fines

OpenSesame

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is the standard in Canada for workplace hazard communication and safety. The legislation addresses material safety data sheets, worker education and site-specific training programs.

Tech Week: Preparing for the Windows XP End of Support

OpenSesame

Will this truly be the end of XP (or will it rise again like a Cher “Farewell” Tour?)? . The short answer is yes, we’re seeing a Cher-like situation with the end of support for the popular operating system, as Microsoft recently announced it would continue support for XP until July 2015 for anti-malware only. Quite the opposite in fact; Microsoft has been warning users of potential attacks from hackers and malware that may begin on the end-of-support date. .

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

Are you cutting your teeth for a compelling and effective story-based e-learning approach? The story-based approach is not black art that's hidden from the uninitiated and available only to the gurus. The learners are now thinking, "What will happen next?"

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

xAPI and LRS (Learning Record Stores) have been in the news and frankly everywhere within the e-learning industry in the past 1.5 In early December, I decided to present the real facts, the real insight and eradicate the confusion.

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Improving Informal Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Harold notes the 80-20 funding ratio between formal and informal learning and Will Thalheimer questions this funding differential in the comment section. Yet the numbers pertaining to spending were pulled out of thin air (Cross, 2007, p.17). What did we learn?

Is learner motivation your responsibility?

Usable Learning

A lot of the conversation around gamification (for a heated throw down on the topic read the comments here ) is about the dubious and likely counterproductive effects of extrinsic rewards as motivators. So the way something is designed can make a difference in behavior.

Free L&D webinars for January 2019

Limestone Learning

Sometimes it takes a while to get the hang of a new year… shaking off old habits and building a new routine … joining the throngs who hit the gym every January … or just remembering to type the darn date correctly!

Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 2

Learning Cafe

With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors. Since 2003, she has worked closely with Ernst & Young practices in 20 countries across Asia Pacific and was based in Hong Kong working across Asia from 2006 – 2010. This is part 2 of the interview. Cafe News Learning Conversations

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Just got through reading - Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - by Saul Carliner, who is a person I know, like and respect. Long Live – is actually an important issue being raised through this discussion that I'll get to below… Let me start with the fact that Saul and his article made no attempt to directly engage with any of the "bloggers" who he so quickly lumps together and dismisses. Death of the Classroom? percent in 2003 and 70.58 How Do We Learn?

AlliedBarton’s Bill Whitmore: A Higher Calling for Security

CLO Magazine

Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton’s president and CEO, sees it as his duty to prepare the company’s security officers, most of whom have only a high school education, for lifelong careers. It’s not often that you hear a CEO refer to employee training and development as “a higher calling,” but that’s how Bill Whitmore, the head of AlliedBarton Security Services, sees his company’s mission to produce top-flight security officers.

We're delighted to announce Socrates has joined the Unicorn family

Unicorn Training

We've welcomed on-board the UK’s leading legal training company Socrates in our latest acquisition, combining our strength in the financial services sector and complimenting Socrates’ expertise in compliance training work with law firms, accountants and estate agents.Socrates, first established in 2003 has grown from helping legal firms deal with the challenges of money laundering compliance to supporting around 1,000 businesses with specialist governance, risk and compliance training.

Learning In Practice Award Winners Announced

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer magazine is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Learning in Practice Awards. The awards were first established in 2003 to recognize learning leaders that have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs.

2017 Learning In Practice Award Finalist List

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer magazine has announced the finalists for the 2017 Learning In Practice awards. Practitioner awards recognize CLOs and qualified senior learning leaders for their work within their organizations. THE BUSINESS IMPACT AWARD.