Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

As we embrace informal learning, we will rely less on e-learning modules in favour of alternatives such as social forums, job aids, games, and indeed, interactive videos. Alternatively, you could use your iPhone.

ID Badges: My Experience with TIfPI’s Certification

Experiencing eLearning

Seven years ago, I argued that if we had an evidence-based certification, that could be one tool for people who came to ID from an alternate path. I wanted to validate that what I’m doing is on the right track.

Why Businesses Should Veto Traditional Training

TOPYX LMS

There are several reasons for this, but the main one is that business owners are unaware that online training, or eLearning, is an excellent, up-to-date alternative to classroom-style training. What type of training model does your business use?

10 Songs to Get You Ready for Nashville and the LUC 2015

Trivantis

I used to love making mix CDs and wanted to share some LUC 2015 inspired songs. Since everything is digital now, I made you a playlist to help you get ready for the 2015 Lectora® User Conference in Nashville, Tennessee this April 29 – 30.

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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

We project that Badges will reach the Plateau of Productivity before xAPI, simply because Badges is a less ambitious standard than xAPI that clearly meets the very common use case of tracking completion of a learning activities across different platforms.

Can Captivate 9 Save Adobe?

LearnDash

During those years there weren’t many other alternatives. I sincerely hope that Adobe’s efforts on this latest release will put them back on track as a major industry player. If you haven’t heard yet, Adobe made some news in the elearning industry yesterday.

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Make your Training Vision a Reality

Your Training Edge

However, don’t forget to think of the alternatives. The idea is to develop a set of statements that keep your training goals on the track, in particular, when things become nebulous. Copyright 2015 Bryant Nielson.

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The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The bad news is that for every tool also is another alternative. Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. There are many alternative brainstorming walls like stormboard or spiderscribe. One alternative is present.me. (photo by Kitty Terwolbeck ) There are lots of online tools that you can use for free or for very little money.

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Moodle vs Totara – which is the right choice for you?

Paradiso

Moodle was designed not for enterprise, but so that educators could have access to a platform that allowed them to track and monitor learning within their own institutions. Moodle vs Totara: Understanding the differences.

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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

We project that Badges will reach the Plateau of Productivity before xAPI, simply because Badges is a less ambitious standard than xAPI that clearly meets the very common use case of tracking completion of a learning activities across different platforms.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 2 – Practice Makes Perfect

Learnnovators

Any practice you track is assessment, and so inherently the final practice is summative assessment. Provide challenging alternative choices based on common misconceptions. Also, in designing practice, make sure that the alternatives to the right answer are not just obvious or silly, but reflect ways in which learners go wrong. This is the second post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015

OpenSesame

Feedly tracks what you''ve read, enables you to star articles to save for later, and easily share your favorites across your social media networks. Fit Brains Trainer features more than 350 games and puzzles to challenge your mind, as well as tracking to measure your progress.

Moodle vs Totara – which is the right choice for you?

Paradiso

Moodle was designed not for enterprise, but so that educators could have access to a platform that allowed them to track and monitor learning within their own institutions. Moodle vs Totara: Understanding the differences.

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Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Authorware and ZebraZapps are alike in this goal, and it’s certainly true that by using ZebraZapps you can build complex freeform interactions, simulations, and serious learning games faster and more easily than with any other tools I know of (and we use a wide range of tools in our studios, so we’re quite familiar with the alternatives). Because of its speed and flexibility, it helps designers explore more alternative designs. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W.

Start Doodling in Class: The Value of Lo Fi Graphics in eLearning

Mindflash

Rohde’s book mainly discusses the why, how and what of using sketchnotes as an alternative to jotting down traditional handwritten notes during conferences and talks (lectures). Going to class and taking notes go hand in hand.

Off the rails?

Learning with e's

There is no deviation from the track (unless there is a disaster and there is a derailment - trains run on the rails), and generally there is a prescribed timetable that dictates the schedule of arrivals and departures of all trains in the network.

eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging

eLearningArt

As she explains, “using static images is a great alternative for these customers…they still get the ‘look’ of video, with the ability to easily make updates, and at a lower cost and quicker turnaround time.”.

Moodle and Corporations: A Match Made in Heaven or Terrible Twosome?

Paradiso

Blinded by the prospect of getting something for no cost, many organizations make the mistake of jumping on Moodle because it’s billed as free, and not considering a) any hidden costs or b) other moodle alternatives.

Learning Styles in Training Development: Truth or Myth?

Trivantis

Witte takes a more conservative approach to learning styles than other researchers (and some suggest that there are alternate styles such as verbal and mathematical); however, some psychologists argue that learning styles are unlikely and that this learning theory is a waste of time. “We

Do Your Research! 6 Reasons Why Research is So Important for Your Business

OpenSesame

Whether brand awareness is decreasing or sales have fallen, analyzing available data can help you determine possible alternatives to your current strategy and overcome your company’s weaknesses. How do you make sure your company is on the right track?

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Has it established a proper track record? You may want to ensure that learner progress is able to be tracked in great detail. Joe: Prezi is a great tool for presentations, but I don’t see it as a tool that I would use to create eLearning that is nonlinear and which tracks progress well enough for the learning to make sense. Learnnovators: Our hearty congratulations to you on being awarded the ‘Best Alternate Solution’ in the eLearning Guild Solution Fest 2014.

Solution Category Overview: Medical Software

InsiderHub

Hewlett Packard reports that with the help of mobile technology, patients can track important items such as blood pressure, heart rate, and monitoring of chronic diseases. In the healthcare industry, running a business isn’t easy, and medical device software is there to help.

Conferencing reflections

Clark Quinn

Having different tracks have different schedules doesn’t work. I like to see the alternatives, and take the temperature of the market. It turns out that I’ve been to a lot of conferences this year (8, if my math is right) scattered through the year and around the globe. And over the past decade, I’ve hit a lot more. And it’s given me some opportunities to contrast and compare some of the tradeoffs that can be made.

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Don’t Fall Behind the Web Analytics Curve

InsiderHub

But, don’t forget to consider the following alternatives: 1. Are you a business owner? A Web designer? Marketing specialist? Decision maker? Do you just want to enhance your expertise in utilizing the Internet to get your message out there?

Planning Collaboration Activities

eFront

While an “About Me” paragraph is becoming increasingly pedantic, you can create alternative methods of introduction. This keeps learning on-track and offers a sense of accomplishment. Most instructional designers believe that their job ends with the launch of the eLearning program.

Version Control in Lectora Online

Trivantis

These comments become part of your title’s history and will help you keep track of the different versions of your title. Alternatively, you can create a new title from a previous version.

Soundscapes for elearning

Sponge UK

Providing headphones to the learners might be impractical but suggesting they use their own and giving the option to mute the course is a reasonable alternative. Rather than adding extra value, the track is integral to the training.

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The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 2

TalentLMS

In smaller organizations, where fewer people are responsible for all aspects of the training program, including budgeting, Excel can help you track down training-related expenses, course effectiveness (e.g.

Video’s Critical Role in Your Digital Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

By serving as an alternative to classroom training (or other in-person events such as seminars and conferences), video eliminates travel expenses. The right video platform gives you tools to track how effective the videos are.

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Rich content being viewed on mobile devices

Aptara

The news provider explained that researcher Ooyala has been tracking mobile video views since 2011, when the amount was only 1 percent. Alternative languages such as HTML5 can even cross between the mobile and desktop worlds, ensuring information only has to be encoded once.

Securing Internal Video Content 101

KZO Innovations

KZO enables you to set controls so that you can keep track of who is viewing your content and any and all discussions and comments. Simplify and Secure with External Authentication If you don’t need yet another set of usernames and passwords to keep track of, groups and users can be aligned with your company’s LDAP, Active Directory, and Single Sign-On Authentication Systems. Your company likely has video content you’d prefer to keep confidential.

Securing your Video Player

KZO Innovations

KZO enables you to set controls so that you can keep track of who is viewing your content and any and all discussions and comments. Simplify and Secure with External Authentication If you don’t need yet another set of usernames and passwords to keep track of, groups and users can be aligned with your company’s LDAP, Active Directory, and Single Sign-On Authentication Systems.

How Medicare Payment Changes Will Drive Performance Improvement

Web Courseworks

MACRA was officially signed into law on April 16, 2015 in order to make significant adjustments to how Medicare pays for physician services. In order to track and report on CPIAs, we suggest an innovative learning technology such as a performance improvement platform.

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A Learning Path to Retention

CLO Magazine

At LinkedIn, we’re working to create a sense of belonging by paying greater attention to employee feelings, addressing sensitive issues, using storytelling as a learning strategy and tracking employees’ progress.

What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Cut to 2015, when I updated the list slightly and posted it here. Alternatively, add the app “ Haystack ” to your phone. Expensify to track expenses. It’s 2018, What’s in my Conference Bag? Just want the good stuff?