Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

After having a great first day at the Learning Technologies 2010 I was looking forward to an exciting second day. Source: Predictions for Corporate Learning & Training 2010 by Bersin. Dylan Stokes is the Compliance Director at Barclays Capital.

Acrobat 9: Office 2010 and Acrobat

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Mankin Microsoft released Office 2010 not long ago and I couldn't wait to see the upgraded suite in action. After playing with the new software for a while, I really liked the way Word 2010 looked and felt. I needed to convert a Word 2010 document into a PDF. I poked around Word 2010, menu by menu but found no hint of an Acrobat Ribbon or its coveted PDFMaker. or later will not see the Acrobat 9 ribbon in Office 2010 applications. by David R.

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A Few 2010 Training Industry Statistics

Kapp Notes

Here are a few highlights: Average training expenditures per learner in 2010=$1,041. 32% of training budgets decreased in 2010. 61% of Mandatory or Compliance Training is delivered online. The average expenditure for training outsourcing was $257,871 in 2010. Every year Training puts out a “state of the industry report&# well worth the read. Average hours of training per employee=40.1 (up up 9 from 2009).

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

October 2010 did not disappoint! 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. Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. October 25, 2010 Open for use?

eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation the other day about whether there’s that much new going on in eLearning here in 2010. That said – I’m still under the impression that my central eLearning Predictions for 2010 is going to come true. At the end of the year, we will be saying: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” But I also thought I’d cheat and use what eLearning Learning is telling me the hotter topics are for the first 3 months of 2010.

How Compliance Training helps to Mitigate Compliance Risk

Interactive Services

If you work for a large multinational organization, then you will almost certainly have taken a selection of corporate compliance training courses over the course of your employment. This is a key compliance risk for most companies.

Three steps to compliance greatness | Good To Great

Good To Great

Here are my three tips for making them care: Create a fresh, surprising, eye-catching design or concept to make users sit up and take notice; use the visual design to help overcome any compliance preconceptions they might have.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Compliance training resources and modules generally consist of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security, etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? How to Deliver Compliance Training?

How I used Wordle as a basic TNA tool | Good To Great

Good To Great

In preparation for my session, I asked Good To Great readers, the Twitter community and eLN event attendees to sum up their last compliance e-learning experience in three words. I then asked people to describe the compliance e-learning they want to see more of.

SCORM Cloud- Will It Really Change The Game?

Upside Learning

There are LMS systems which offer SCORM compliance and much more and still have a lower pricing. Again, at the risk of sounding critical, SCORM Cloud is definitely a good service for companies/people whose current LMS may be so outdated that it doesn’t have SCORM compliance.

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Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Standard and customizable compliance. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. When do I use it?

LMS- Is It Still About Classroom Training Management?

Upside Learning

There was a low-key section on eLearning mentioning SCORM compliance in the RFP and that was about it! The good news first: the market is upbeat about LMS technology; in the recent past I have seen an increasing number of enquiries on LMS – which is good.

E-Learning Award Winners 2010

Clive on Learning

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

Learning professionals spend a significant amount of their time (maybe even the majority) designing and delivering content and then evaluating completions and short-term memory outputs from structured mandatory and compliance training modules and courses.

The LMS – Will It Survive?

Upside Learning

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Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

Check LMS compliance – the player should also be tested on targeted LMS compliance standards. An eLearning player is a building block for more conventional [one with back and next for navigation buttons] eLearning courses. What’s an eLearning player?

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How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

The most obvious example is compliance, eg privacy, trade practices and OH&S. In my articles Online courses must die!

How The Business Goal of A Training Project Affects The Content You Should Include

Bottom-Line Performance

Even compliance training – the perpetual “they just need to be aware” category – ultimately exists because the business needs its people to act in accordance with the regulation – not just to be aware that there is one.

Compliance Training: Tips for Training

OpenSesame

More than Compliance Training: Tips for Personal Growth When Your Company Won’t Help. Making professional learning and development a priority requires a commitment of time, staff resources and financial investment.

Interview with CEO of ProtonMedia and President of Kaplan-EduNeering on 3D in Compliance Training and Collaboration

Kapp Notes

The other week, I had the privilege of being able to interview two very interesting people about the future of 3D Virtual worlds for collaboration and training in the compliance space.

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UpsideLMS Sweeps 5 Brandon Hall Excellence In Technology Awards (2010)

Upside Learning

Earlier today, we received emails from Brandon-Hall Group letting us know that our best value LMS – UpsideLMS – has won 5 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards (2010) awards. Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training. There is no better way to start a morning than to find not one, not two, but FIVE emails with congratulations written all over them.

eLearning Outsourcing – How To Select A Vendor?

Upside Learning

You may like to check the different LMS systems have they integrated courses with and how they test and certify compliance. In my last post on eLearning Outsourcing, I mentioned the various advantages of eLearning outsourcing.

LMS Solution for Simple Partner Compliance Training

Tony Karrer

Background / Requirements I’m just starting consulting with a company that has a single course (might eventually be broken into a few different course) that needs to be delivered to an audience of 600-1000 partners as part of a larger certification process. Thus, they need to be able to report back out who’s completed the courses. Courses will be authored using a Rapid Authoring Tool. This may grow to be a little bit more than this, but likely not much.

BlackBerry Assure™ will launch at LT 2010

Saffron Interactive

We’re excited to announce the launch of our innovative Assure product at Learning Technologies 2010. Many organisations need to train their people in key compliance topics like data protection and competition law every year or two, but finding the time to do this can be difficult. Saffron Assure is a range of compliance assessments that can be accessed any time, any where.

SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

Upside Learning

While ensuring compliance, we encountered some interesting issues in the implementation of SCORM and found very little help online about implementing SCORM for mobile devices. Recently we’ve made the UpsideLMS compatible to mobile devices and also launched a new version – UpsideLMS Version 4.0. So we thought sharing that experience might help. Mobile devices have limitations: - Screen size. Availability of required technology/software like J2ME, a compatible browser.

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What's the Future of Diversity Training?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Then, after federal legislation was passed protecting women and minorities, it became primarily about compliance with federal laws and avoiding law suits. I fear that diversity training is losing favor among senior executives and HR departments.

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Are eLearning Standards Necessary?

Integrated Learnings

By standard I mean a common template and/or a compliance specification such as SCORM or AICC. By Jay Lambert. This question pops up now and again, particularly with those just starting to offer eLearning courses to their associates. As with most anything, arguments can potentially be made either way. But I typically argue that eLearning standards are necessary. Even the most cutting edge eLearning out there follows a standard, even if it's a totally new one.

LMS For SMBs And Training Companies – A Year On, Is It Still The Same?

Upside Learning

Standards Compliance. About almost an entire year ago (just five days short to be precise) I put up a post on Learning Management: What does a Training Company need an LMS for? A year on and I was trying to review if things have changed significantly in for what a training company (or even an SMB) would need from an LMS in today’s scenario. The key points I had mentioned earlier were. Hosting and Support. Branding of the System. Ready to go system without frills.

Brainstorming for eLearning: Rules of Brainstorming

Integrated Learnings

For example, are you looking for ways to make your audience care about compliance regulations? By Shelley A. Gable. We know that some of the most effective training follows a problem-centered approach , engages learners , is abundant with practice and coaching, and simulates the work environment as closely as possible. Easier said than done, right? Let’s be honest – it’s challenging to create training like that (especially with the time constraints most of us work within!).

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7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? Earlier, in-house training specialists used to undertake the task of delivering training or companies would hire a professional trainer to deliver compliance training. But now you would find a list of compliance training modules on the company’s intranet site, where the employee has to log in and read through the training resources.

The role of standards compliance in the elearning marketplace

OpenSesame

I recently joined a discussion in the ELearning Guild’s LinkedIn group with this subject line: “How important is SCORM compliance today? Briefly, the party line in the group appears to be that the advantages of SCORM compliance are: SCORM Getting Started Selling eLearning Courses

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Compliance Training: A Vital Part of the Modern Workplace

OpenSesame

With the economy becoming more volatile and competition ever-fiercer, no company can afford to let profits shrink because of mistakes in judgment or actions taken out of compliance with existing law.

The five moments of need: designing with the learners in mind.

Good To Great

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. For example my search for an LMS Solution for Simple Partner Compliance Training didn’t really arrive at just the right solution.

Avatars, Video and Simulations

Kapp Notes

Advantages of immersive learning Creating questions for compliance training. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

When to LMS

Clark Quinn

The point I want to make here is that FSL is the compliance and certification stuff that LMS’ handle well. Dave Wilkins , who I admire, has taken up the argument for the LMS in a long post , after a suite of posts (including mine ). I know Dave ‘gets’ the value of social learning, but also wants folks to recognize the current state of the LMS, where major players have augmented the core LMS functions with social tools, tool repositories, and more.

Top five tips for writing an effective, engaging compliance course

Saffron Interactive

Compliance training has a bad reputation for being little more than a box-ticking exercise. But here at Saffron we believe it’s absolutely possible to create effective, engaging training that achieves both competence and compliance. Read on for our top five tips for breaking the mould and delivering gold standard compliance training every time. When it comes to compliance, what you do is more important than what you know.