Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

You can vote for your top tools until September 19, 2014. Google Docs is where I keep track of my time spent on projects , create quick drafts, and other tasks. Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning.

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Must reads from June 2014

Jane Hart

These are the ones that stopped me in my tracks, made me think or inspired me. Find the others in my 2014 Reading List. Euan Semple (5 June 2014) writes “In the face of this pain tinkering […].

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Tracking Player Progress

Knowledge Guru

Both Guru and Quest game types include a variety of reports you can use to track player progress. The post Tracking Player Progress appeared first on. Quick Tip Support Track reports

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Stop tracking your learners. Care for them instead.

The eLearning Nomad

Folks who know me – or have been following my blog – know I’m highly sceptical when we spend more time on data tracking (harvesting, mining, analysing…) than on creating and nurturing the magic of good/deep learning. You can’t track magic.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

How it’s Viewed7 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Pages Interactive8 The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud9 Translate Your Learning into Hundreds of Languages10 Track and Analyze Exactly how. Track and Analyze Exactly. Make sure that the tool you choose tracks every user.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


We believe that 2014 will see more powerful changes, owing to the maturing and convergence of some of these technologies. If 2013 was a year of ‘contemplations’, 2014 will be a year of ‘decisions’! e-Learning Forecasts for 2014. Gamification is all set to pick up speed in 2014.

2014 – The Year In Review


2014 has been a wonderful year for us, because it was replete with LEARNNOVATIONS (learning innovations). In addition to having 13 luminaries helping us with answers for the above questions throughout 2014, we eagerly look forward to having more of them joining us in our quest for next year. Though this blog book tour was held in the month of December 2013, much of the discussions around these stops happened in 2014.

Is Wearable Tech a 2014 eLearning Trend to Watch?

Bottom-Line Performance

Consumers will continue to adopt wearable tech in 2014… there’s no doubt about it. Many of the “2014 eLearning trends” being touted as new by various websites are really just recycled from 2013, 2012, or earlier.

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eLearning Tips and Time Tracking: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Why hourly time tracking doesn’t work for software. Why hourly time tracking doesn’t work for software. #BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community.

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Tracking Time with

E-learning Uncovered

Tracking and reporting time accurately is an important part of a contractor’s work. I’ve found that, when the choice is yours, offers a high-quality live time-tracking solution. Simply type your email address and a password, and you’re ready to start tracking your time.

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Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

We can connect people socially, upload user generated content, and track and. And a 2014 McKinsey survey amplified this. tracking true outcomes.

LearnFlex LMS: How to Automate Learn Track Renewals

B Online Learning

Using the automated renewal functionality within LearnFlex Learn Tracks can help save a lot of the manual overhead for administrators, […].

Dev Team Highlights from 2014


Before we take a sneak peek at what’s to come in 2015, let’s take a quick look back at some of the OpenSesame Dev Team’s noteworthy items from 2014. The reports are available from the OpenSesame Plus “Manage” page, or from the course specific “Track Users” pages.

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Why Your Existing E-Learning is Failing, and How MOOCs Can Help

Your Training Edge

How do you track employees engagement in your e-learning courses? Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson. CPD eLearning Featured Posts Learning & Development MOOC Talent Management Training byod employee engagement formative assessments mooc MOOCs standard elearning track employees

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Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

eLearning 24-7

And now, I present my top 15 systems for 2014 as of mid-year (final 2014 rankings will be in December). The admin side needs some updating, but with a “favorites” capability for learners, mobile app for recording and tracking CPD progress as well as on/off synch, and powerful video tools such as the ability to upload video from any mobile device (that has a camera) and full video course analytics and tracking, makes Unicorn a rarity in the industry.

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Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

We can connect people socially, upload user generated content, and track and. And a 2014 McKinsey survey amplified this. tracking true outcomes.

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

Kit, the Learning Consultant insisted the videos should be loaded on the LMS so that the time spent and results could be tracked. The real tracking now should be done with the business scorecard.

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The Importance of Storytelling in Elearning

Origin Learning

One way is to define it like this: A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of e-learning education courses or training programs.

Time Estimates for E-Learning Development

Experiencing eLearning

I also track my own time for every project I create, so I can compare my actual numbers to the benchmarks. I use a time tracking template that lets me analyze my time on different tasks and projects. My time tracking template.

DevCorner: Microsoft BUILD 2014 Report

Visual Lounge

At BUILD 2014, Nokia got a large amount of stage time, thanks to their impending partnership with/acquisition by Microsoft. There are a healthy number of tracks for each session time in BUILD. The post DevCorner: Microsoft BUILD 2014 Report appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Video and LMSs – Why changes will need to be made in 2014

eLearning 24-7

With 2014 already in play, it is time for many LMS vendors to awaken by the trumpets playing the background – you might think it is Muzak, but no it’s trumpets. In 2014, I believe it will be the year of video for consumers in e-learning, specifically with content and as a one off on that – in the LMS. Your LMS automatically wraps it – for tracking purposes. There is no doubt that video is going to be red hot in 2014.

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2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

So far in 2014, the authoring tool space hasn’t really come out with anyone earth shattering, that would make you stand up and scream “Brussels Sprouts are the new “spinach” Avatars and background templates continue to “in” - A few vendors are now adding “real life” scenario backgrounds- but “real life” is open to interpretation. But even without SCORM or other compliance standards, there is tracking.

When Trainee Tracking Leads to Negative Results

Training Industry

Here, I am reviewing a study conducted by fellow North Carolina State University alumni, on training analytics: The Advantages of Tracking A frequently touted advantage of e-learning is its ability to track trainees’ progress throughout a learning initiative. which reveals a positive relationship between training evaluation and the length of time that training is sustained (effective programs tracked sales coaching activity almost three times as often as ineffective programs).

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e-Learning Lesson in Lectora: Status Tracking with Lectora V11.3.1


is the built-in completion status tracking. Watch the video below for more information on using status tracking and indicators. Try status tracking yourself in a 30-day free e-Learning software trial of Lectora Inspire. One of the great new features in Lectora® V11.3.1

Learning the Language: Why IDs Don’t Need To Be SMEs

Experiencing eLearning

I’ve never even ridden on a track dozer, but working on that course expanded my vocabulary: tramming, trunnion, berm, FOPS, frog, grouser, windrow, ROPS. My daughter was born last May. “E” was in a hurry to meet us and arrived two months early.

Experiencing the Tin Can API


Education Software eLearning eLearning Course Creation Toolkit eLearning Interactions eLearning Software Greg Gardner SCORM TinCan tracking The Experience API (xAPI) was formalized in April 2013- version 1.0. Many people still refer to it as the Tin Can API which was its development project code name – much like “Chicago” was the code name for Windows 95 […].

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ASAE Tech Conference 2014: A Recap

Web Courseworks

Last month, I attended ASAE’s Technology Conference and Expo 2014 , held outside of Washington. TurnoutNow has created a system in which Bluetooth “Beacons” are deployed across an area to track the movement of participants with the TurnoutNow app installed.

Learning Trends 2014


It''s a whole new way of tracking learning data and thinking about how to correlate it to real world business problems. Having recently returned from Learning Technologies in London, I have a few new reflections about what''s "trending" in the L&D world.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

They allow organizations to track and mine training data on a large scale to improve training results, discover relationships between variables, customize training programs, and predict training effectiveness. Now be honest: Can your current tracking system do that?


Easily track learner performance in your systems with ProProfs API


You can integrate your systems to seamlessly perform a number of tasks, one of which is tracking the progress of learners. Using our API, you can track learners without ever logging into ProProfs. Learn more: How to track progress of learners in my systems using API?

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Create A Social Learning Culture With Origin Konnect

Origin Learning

Konnect has impacted many organizations to achieve measurable increases in employee engagement metrics, instances of JIT training as well as improved delivery, tracking and reporting of compliance and risk programs.

Six Ways to Foster Innovation in the Learning Field

Kapp Notes

For example the educational concept of kindergarten can be tracked by to 1855 when German immigrants in Wisconsin launched the first kindergarten in America which they based on the kindergartens of Germany.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

GroupMOOC is a mobile app that keeps learners on track and connected by automatically creating a course plan and allowing learners to network with friends and coworkers who are taking the same MOOCs. Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson.

Knowledge Guru Spring ’14 Release is All About Options

Knowledge Guru

The two new custom fields give you the ability to create custom reports based on what you need to track. We’ll be showcasing the Spring ’14 release at the 2014 ASTD International Conference in Washington DC.

Implementation of LMS in a large organization: Critical factors for acceptance


For a large organization, the learning management system manages, delivers and tracks online learning as well as instructor-led classroom trainings. The overall cost and impact of education can be then be automatically tracked and quantified– a mammoth task in a large organization.

Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner


A little off the beaten track, here are some innovative ways of building experience in e-learning –focused on instruction but aiming to make learning as enjoyable and intriguing as possible. Lets be honest – Learning is not always an activity we look forward to.