LMS: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

Provide a central and manageable system for both online and offline training. The LMS has been a hot discussion topic for some time now.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Functionality of some kind for offline tracking if courses are not being delivered from any LMS. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Create an online and offline learning experience. Motivation is the force that drives people to fulfill a need. If you can tap into a learner’s intrinsic motivation—where an individual is rewarded by the learning itself or an internal goal—you’ve got it made.

In case you missed it – a year in posts

Clive on Learning

In the unlikely event that you’re bored over the holidays, here’s a quick index to 104 posts and 35000+ words of Clive on Learning in 2010. The big question: predictions for 2010 The World in Figures 2010 1000 tweets but still not sure why February Homo Competens – learning, doing, sharing (review) How professionals learn The one-sided battle Confessions of a public speaker (review) The secrets of success (review) Just why do Aussies, Brits and Italians network so much online?

My Learning Tools

ID Reflections

I can also synch it so that I can access my notes when I am offline.

When YouTube really does have to be offline

Clive on Learning

Drive: the surprising truth about what motivates us Learning styles don’t exist Shift happens (the original) Social media in the UK 2010 Social media revolution Tech bubble Web 2.0: FastestTube is a browser extension that currently works with Chrome, Firefox and Safari (IE version on the way).

Top 7 Things To Consider Before Implementing SCORM For Mobile Devices

Upside Learning

Offline: Doesn’t require continuous internet connection. Right now it seems offline applications cannot achieve cross-platform SCORM implementation.

Research to Practice: Games and Simulations

Kapp Notes

The Proteus Effect: Implications of transformed digital self-representation on online and offline behavio r. 2010) A meta-analytic examination of the effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. Here is some information I compiled for my presentation at CSTD based on some studies.

How much can you really learn at a computer?

Clive on Learning

In other words, online may be how you connect with others and post or retrieve valuable info, but offline is where, if at all, the real learning happens. Being online provides the stimulus, but the response is offline. My tendency is to keep these relatively short - enough to excite interest and provide an overview of the content - but then allow the learner to respond away from the computer, with some form of offline activity.

Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

Think various delivery modes – the eLearning player should be easily portable to multiple delivery modes [like offline EXE, online without LMS, online with LMS]. An eLearning player is a building block for more conventional [one with back and next for navigation buttons] eLearning courses.

SCORM Implementation For Blackberry

Upside Learning

Since my post on SCORM Implementation for Mobile Devices , I have wanted to write a specific post on offline SCORM implementation for Blackberry, which is still the most widely used mobile device in enterprise and business domains. As mentioned before, this was an offline solution hence course content was residing in the device itself. Offline mode: Device software 4.6

Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

The eLearning applications developed in AIR enable learner to take the courses offline and publish the various updates like scores or completion status when they are online again. Adobe Flash Professional is undoubtedly the most popular tool for custom eLearning development. With the help of its inbuilt programming language ActionScript developers can code interactions, communicate with servers, program animations etc. The latest version of ActionScript- ActionScript 3.0 [AS AS 3.0]

March 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

March 1, 2010 to April 1, 2010. The Social Media Bubble - HarvardBusiness.org , March 23, 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Augmented Reality – Explained by Common Craft - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , March 23, 2010. Why HTML5 is worth your time - OReilly Radar , March 15, 2010. The Ethical Dog - Scientific American , March 19, 2010.

Informal Learning: An Interview With Jay Cross

The eLearning Coach

Coach: What are examples of offline informal learning? 10 Ways To Learn In 2010. A funny thing happened while we were learning informally. A few astute people noticed it, wrote about it and brought it to the forefront of the learning arena.

E-Learning 2010

Janet Clarey

I titled it “E-Learning 2010: Innovation and Implementation.&# So the workshop is good to go and the ‘2010′ presentation is primarily done. I’m using a lot of actual examples of courses so need offline versions of courses to run that are short enough – but understandable – while trying to get the clearest view on a screen and, of course, adequate audio.

SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

Upside Learning

The application can run offline so you don’t need a continuous internet connection. Recently we’ve made the UpsideLMS compatible to mobile devices and also launched a new version – UpsideLMS Version 4.0. 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. So we thought sharing that experience might help. Mobile devices have limitations: - Screen size.

BlackBerry Assure™ will launch at LT 2010

Spicy Learning

We’re excited to announce the launch of our innovative Assure product at Learning Technologies 2010. Hanif Sazen, CEO of Saffron Interactive, says ‘2010 is undoubtedly going to be the year of the mobile device. Assessments can be completed offline and the data is sent back to an LMS as soon as a network connection is available.’ ’ Saffron Assure will be launched at Learning Technologies 2010 (27-28 January, Olympia 2 London).

Is this intentional, Ning? Is it ethical?

Jay Cross

You can also Archive your members and content or take your Ning Network offline. When a company sends me an invoice with no return address or way to reply, I consider it invalid. And unprofessional. For example, I just received an invoice from no-reply@ning.com for $24.95. That’s the fee for withholding advertising on the group lukeshosp.ning.com. I’ve tried to close this account but could not figure out how to do so. I expected Ning to close it when they went to pay-to-play.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

They charge you to host your courses the ones you create in an offline authoring tool and then upload, materials, files, etc. We live in a global marketplace. Global. We seek to enrich our end users with engaging course content, solid LMSs that are easy to use, navigate and meet our needs. We are extremely interested in SAAS based solutions, but we have expectations that align to the entire LMS industry. LMS Vendors.

The Real Meaning of mLearning


The mobile web has eradicated any wired person’s dilemma whether to be offline in the real world, or online and stuck in one location (an office cube, a living room, or worse, the basement). Offline is now online, and online is offline. mLearning will be the driver for Learning 2.0. Today’s smartphones and tablets – e.g. iPhones [.]. Education Learning learning 2.0 mlearning social learning

The gradebook module


For offline activities we have to manually add the scores. ▼ 2010 (24) ► December (3) Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning e-Learning Glossaries ► November (4) The most updated and informative e-Learning commun.

What is HTML 5?

eLearning Cyclops

Offline data storage. I have been hearing more and more about HTML 5 during the past year. It has received A LOT more attention in the last week since YouTube released an HTML 5 Beta program. So, what is HTML 5? HTML5 is the next major revision of HTML.

Captivate 5 for University Educators

Adobe Captivate

The session examines the growing phenomena of online courses and online supplemental eLearning modules for courses that remain face to face or are becoming blended online and offline instruction. This week’s eSeminar was chock full of solutions as we discussed ‘how to’ start developing eLearning based on the kind of face to face classroom content educators already have prepared for the courses they teach.

Pecha Kucha: My brief take on this presentation format

ID Reflections

I personally found it useful to create a storyline offline using paper and pencil, weed out the weak links in the story asking the question "so what" as I moved along. This is a long overdue post that I have been writing in fits and starts and never got around to completing.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Tin Can compliment – but no native app and no online/offline synch. Tin Can API with online/offline synchronization – AWESOME! M-Learning offers online/offline synchronization. No Tin Can and thus no online/offline synch. No online/offline synchronization which is bizarre since education is going the way of tablets – including iPad rather than purchasing laptops and desktops. Works with SharePoint 2007 and 2010.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 6

Upside Learning

2010 in Review Part 1: Top 10 C4LPT resources. Part 1 of this series presents the Top 10 resources at the main Centre for Learning & Performance Website (C4LPT) in 2010. Find directions for creating offline back-ups of Blogger blogs, Edublogs blogs, and WordPress.com blogs.

Ready-loaded iPad educator

Clive on Learning

And how do you interact with offline content by leaving comments and forwarding to peers? Connie Malamed's posting First iPad University Course drew my attention to the mini MBA course being put together by Rutgers University and Apple’s higher education team.

How Mobile Learning Has Changed the LMS Landscape – by John Leh


However, before 2010, LMS developers were surprised by the rapid rise in demand for mobile access to learning content, and they struggled to respond. But since 2010, a surge of next-generation cloud LMS vendors has flooded the market with browser-based “mobile responsive” solutions, designed to work on any device. As part of our Mobile Learning for Corporate Training Series, we asked a number of key industry influencers to share their insights on the future of mobile.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Forrester Research projected that in the entire 2010, that 3.5 Create, take and learn anywhere – at the airport, coffee shop, home, work, in the field, on the plane (offline or Wi-Fi). The Revolution. Battlefield. E-Learning and all forms within are normally taken via your desktop computer and either hitting your company’s server with your browser or going to a hosted LMS vendor’s solution.

Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3

eLearning 24-7

testCommander K12, A, PY, M/C, O, lots of features, can print tests for paper exams, wizard based, embed images, track unanswered questions, can be used online, offline. While this market has always existed, it is clearly taking a whole new form in two areas: Strong emphasis to embed into a web site or blog. Capabilities to push quiz on Twitter and Facebook.

What does a facilitator of an online learning trajectory do?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The practice emerges from the classic skills of offline facilitation, but adds the elements of the technical practices using online interaction software, along with the complicating factors of distributed interaction where we cannot rely on accustomed offline communication elements of body language, tone and the affects of being in the same space at the same time. I'm helping different people to facilitate online trajectories.

Interactive Writer for Teen Audience

Tony Karrer

The first course is fairly well defined and is based on a couple of books/workbooks that have been used offline. Most of my experience has been in adult learning and performance. Recently I’ve been working with a startup that provides content and tools to teens and is sold through high schools. What’s been interesting to me is that it’s been hard to find just the right person to help them with designing interactive exercises and writing content in order to bring this to life online.

5 Ways Tin Can API Revolutionizes eLearning

Bottom-Line Performance

ADL commissioned Rustici Software to develop the specification, which looks to supplant SCORM as the go-to eLearning spec of the 2010′s…and then some. Do these sound familiar? “Brian watches a tutorial on how to fix a problem in Photoshop.”

Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

Performance Learning Productivity

Full explanations of how the 70:20:10 approach can be used to help overcome the ‘training bubble’ Descriptions of five new performance-focused roles to support the use of 70:2010 The detailed tasks that need to be executed in each of these roles.

IBM 74

7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Or you may know offline networks working on related themes. Last year we've experimented with various social media to improve a sharing event for about 100 participants (for more details see my older blogpost ). This is not too difficult when all your participants are social media adepts, you announce your hashtags and off they go. However, in this case the majority wasn't actively using social media. So how can you still use social media?

TechKnowledge 2012 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

The Proteus Effect: Implications of transformed digital self-representation on online and offline behavio r. 2010) A meta-analytic examination of the effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. 2010) A meta-analytic examination of the effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. 2010) A meta-analytic examination of the effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. 2010) A meta-analytic examination of the effectiveness of computer-based simulation games.

Resources from my presentation at Innovations in e-learning Symposium

Kapp Notes

The Proteus Effect: Implications of transformed digital self-representation on online and offline behavio r. 2010) A meta-analytic examination of the effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. Once again, hats of to Chris St.