eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

In 2015, we believe experimentation with analytics-driven performance improvement will lead to more “intelligent recommendations” and personalized professional development in Continuing Medical Education and beyond. We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015.

Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

Talented Learning

As 2015 draws to a close, it makes sense to look back and reflect on highlights from the past year. We’ll do our best to continue honoring that trust by providing information and advice that helps you make better business decisions about learning technology. Here is a quick guide to our “greatest hits” of 2015: #10 Talented Learning L MS Reviews. We don’t aim to find holes or gaps based on arbitrary standards. 101 Acronyms You Should Know.

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Mind the gap!

Learning with 'e's

Instead, let me say that the ''listening but not hearing'' problem is just one of the ''gaps'' teachers and students experience just about every day in education - chasms and transactional distances that can open up between intentions of one person and misrepresentations of another. In online/digital learning environments, my own research has shown that the gap can be amplified or reduced, depending on a) the skill of the teacher b) their attitude and c) how the technology is being used.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? In the past, L&D‘s focus had been to design training programs based on defined learning needs, skill gaps and business goals. The practice of “working out loud” can eliminate this gap by encouraging sharing, capturing tacit knowledge and creating a collective organizational hive-mind. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”

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The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

The challenge now is how best to do this when, at the same time, employees are also nearly always working as work and life become fused. If only designing an optimal solution for the workplace were as simple as knowing every possible alternative for a given knowledge need or performance gap and then choosing the best blend of approaches. This will mean finding ways to reach beyond the confines of what each of us know or what we’ve done. Just do it.

Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Only through scientific observation and analysis do we know otherwise. While different training departments serve a variety of customers, they all share common attributes: they have a population of workers who use their products and services, a smaller population of managers who look to training to address performance and knowledge gaps, and sponsors who fund the training departments. International License.

Top 10 NextGen LMSs for 2015-2016

eLearning 24-7

Lots to get do, so little time or space for that matter. What about vendors who are “nextgen” but still a work in progress – in the sense that they need a tweak here, or a tweak there or what are they doing with that – but otherwise this is very next gen? Then where do you place vendors who have been around but offer the capabilities including more robust statistics? How do I define NextGen? Skill gap?

Anticipating Risk in Online Learning

Association eLearning

You know what a source of non-dues revenue this can be, and you know how popular eLearning has become in the association space. Do you know how to overcome the challenges that come with implementing such an initiative? In other words, do members need to keep up with the Joneses professionally? You must know who your audience is, what they need, what they want, what messaging resonates with them, and their reason for choosing online education.

Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

On June 2nd, 2015, we were part of a joint webinar presented by Bersin and CUES. Activity Providers always need to know who a learner is in order to send the LRS data about that learner, which can either be done by having the learner log into the activity provider, or some kind of launch/single-sign-on process. Questions: Do you need a LMS and a LRS? How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Some do include simple reports. What will I do with the data?

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How to Offer CPE & Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

While they are sometimes used for similar educational programs, CPE refers to professional education for professionals who are required to keep up with current knowledge in their fields and re-certify their licenses; while CPD refers to changing professional standards, knowledge and increasing one’s professional capabilities. Self-study (following the provisions of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Policies & Guidelines 2015 ).

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. I see demos, do my own exploration and speak to clients. I’ve found that LMS value varies, based on a vendor’s experience, services, regional focus, industries served, functional capabilities, technical sturdiness, licensing approach, ongoing support and more. Is the LMS finally closing the gap between what it promises and what it delivers? .

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. Serious gaps in its security came to light every now and then. Two precarious vulnerabilities being exposed back-to-back in 2015, with Adobe conceding that it had no viable patch in place, came as the final blow to this platform’s universal appeal. HTML5 being a more versatile platform, allows you to do just that.

How To Build A Platform Like VIPKID / SAYABC In 2020

Pinlearn

trillion (US$240 billion) yuan in 2015 to 2.9 This causes significant performance gaps between China’s urban and rural Youth. The entire lesson plan will be provided by the platform prior so that teachers can do a little pre-class preparation. . Teachers need a Bachelor’s degree and a teaching license. If you do not have a teaching license, you most likely will have to complete a TESOL program (VIPKID offers it for free).

How to Offer CPE Credits & Compliance Training Online (2020 Guide)

learnWorlds

Professionals all across the globe are constantly trying to keep up with an ever-expanding skill set required to be able to do their job effectively. Within a corporate setting, apart from having a specific set of skills to do the job, employees need to adhere to certain internal standards and policies of an organization or government, hence additional Compliance Training is required.

How to Offer CPE Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

While they are sometimes used for similar educational programs, CPE refers to professional education for professionals who are required to keep up with current knowledge in their fields and re-certify their licenses; while CPD refers to changing professional standards, knowledge and increasing one’s professional capabilities. Self-study (following the provisions of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Policies & Guidelines 2015 ).

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

I know, because I’ve been on both sides of the evaluation table. You know your product is a contender and you deserve a shot at closing the deal. Below are some of the most common issues I encounter, along with ideas to improve your odds of success: 1) Do you respond to every requirement? 2) Do you insist on client discovery sessions? 4) Do you offer a smart pricing strategy? What kind of value do you place on your technology and services?

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Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. Experienced facilitators know that even the most beautifully designed, carefully planned sessions can go off the rails. Workplace engagement studies provide a keen insight to the organization and what's occurring, but equally important, what managers can do with the results to coach and drive top talent.