Mobile App Trends for 2018

Origin Learning

We look at some of the key mobile app trends and examine the categories of apps that will gain popularity in 2018. The future is ripe for organizations focused on building apps that integrate with any LMS and deliver a powerful learning experience with in-built analytics. We have been seeing a host of educational products targeted at young learners that bring to life rhymes and fairy tales using powerful AR and VR apps.

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9 Pros and Cons of Self-Hosted E-Learning


For many online educators, the first decision they have to make is whether to build their new online course on a hosted e-learning platform such as Udemy or Thinkific, or host it themselves on their own website using a self-hosted solution such as LearnDash or some other WordPress-friendly LMS. To help you figure that out, here’s a run-through of some of the top pros and cons of self-hosted e-learning. But when you host on your own site, all those profits are yours.


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18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

So we invite you to join us as we outline 18 key factors that are influencing today’s learning landscape: 18 Top Learning Systems Trends for 2018. #18 In addition, with advanced analytics technology like xAPI, organizations are now tracking and analyzing learning experiences with incredible precision. Early solutions include dedicated hosting solutions in local areas that automatically direct certain IPs to a different compliant environment.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

LMS Market Trends 2018: Top 10 Questions. Of the 700+ LMS solutions available, most are differentiating themselves by innovating in at least one way – user experience design, admin, analytics, mobile apps, social functionality, personalized content, built-in authoring tools, api-enabled integrations , gamification, bulk ecommerce capabilities and more. Selecting an LMS is just as challenging in 2018 as it was in 2008, but for different reasons.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Skillsoft (2018), ‘Storytelling in Video–based Leadership Training and Development’ 4. want to include a piece of content that’s hosted by. How fast and secure are the servers hosting and. LinkedIn (2018), ‘Workplace Learning & Development Report 2018’ 13.

Custom Tech Trends in 2018


In 2017, we saw various learning technologies evolve, which have paved way for better, effective, and valuable L&D technology applications in 2018. So, what are the trends that can be expected in 2018? 2018 will be the year of bite-sized learning. In 2018, with an agile and technology-driven learning approach, training courses will be delivered in various easy-to-learn formats such as links and URLs, review documents, short videos and audios, infographics, etc.

Learning Systems for 2018 (#25 to #16)

eLearning 24-7

This year’s Top 50 learning systems for 2018 is now out, and we are doing it a bit different this year. The PDF also includes a link to my Top 50 for 2018 listings on my page – Top 50 Learning Systems for 2018 , whereas I provide some high level analysis, including a couple of cons or weaknesses in each product (if applicable). . The Top 50 Learning Systems for 2018 listings on my Here it begins. Oh wait. Here it starts. Oh, whatever.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

In January, I outlined “ 18 LMS trends to watch in 2018.” Through enterprise-class RESTful APIs or microservices provided by Zapier and Mulesoft , it’s much easier and more affordable to integrate robust point solutions such as customer relationship management, marketing automation, customer support and content management, as well as tools for single sign-on, ecommerce, analytics and more.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

million words drawn from that epicenter of all buzz in 2018, Twitter. The max hype was the maximum proportion of eLearning influencers who tweeted about the term during any month in 2018. For example, exactly 50% of our influencers used the word microlearning in at least one tweet in January of 2018. The project behind this blog post is one example of learning analytics, in a sense.) Artificial intelligence (AI) blew up in the field of eLearning in 2018.

Friday Finds | March 23, 2018

Mike Taylor

A meta-analytic review of over 800 teams indicated that individuals are more likely to generate a higher number of original ideas when they don’t interact with others.”. Recently added design resources: The 70 Best Fonts for designers 2018. Timelinely – is a new type of tool for annotating videos hosted on YouTube. In every walk with nature ,one receives far more than he seeks. – John Muir. Is your basketball bracket busted? Hello, UMBC ! Knock on wood.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Content Authoring Strategies That Save Enterprises Both Time and Money Without the ability for managers to personally check in with every single employee, global enterprises need compelling eLearning so that dispersed workforces can meet their training requirements. Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Engaging Learners with Video: Passive and Active Engagement Strategies What does engagement look like?

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Building an Effective Coaching Culture Within Your Organization (Free for ATD members) Awareness of the power of coaching has increased significantly in recent years, as demonstrated by world-class surgeon and writer Atul Gawande’s recent TED Talk, “Want to Get Great at Something? Advanced business intelligence and analytics for L&D programs are out of reach for even the largest companies. " Wood, summer, carbon " by Philipp T.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Mobile Learning: When Learning Games Go Small Mobile gaming is exploding in popularity, faster than any other learning technology.

Features You Need to Know About eLearning Search Functions

Your Training Edge

Whether you’re hosting your course yourself, or you’re hosting it on an eLearning site, such as Udemy or Skillshare, you need to consider that people are searching for your course, many of which will use utilize the predictive search features of a website in order to find the best results. If you’re not hosting a course, but you’re instead looking for content online, it’s important to know the advanced search functions, so you can easily find exactly what you’re looking for.

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Becoming Tech Wise in 2018

CLO Magazine

In recent months, I have seen the eyes of learning leaders glaze over when conversations dive into topics such as block chain technology, audio search and knowledge technology, machine learning, augmented reality context, automation process cycles and big data for talent analytics. Elliott Masie is chair of the Masie Center’s Learning Consortium, CEO of the Masie Center and host of Learning 2018.

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E-Learning Events in the USA to Visit in 2018 


There are at least two events hosted by him in 2018, that you should visit: . Elliot Masie will be the host and curator of a lab experience that will bring a small group of learning colleagues together to learn more about curation in learning. Elliott Masie ‘s Learning 2018, November 4 – 8, Disney’s Coronado Springs Convention Center, Orlando . ATD International Conference & Expo 2018, May 6 – 9, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego .

Where to Host Your eLearning Catalog and eCommerce: AMS or LMS?

WBT Systems

But one decision often takes associations by surprise: Should you host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce on your LMS or on your association management system (AMS)? First, we’ll explain why integration is advisable and then we’ll explore some issues you need to consider before deciding where to host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce. You have the data at hand to pull comprehensive reports for analytics and decision-making.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Mousify Your Organization’s Performance: Five Keys to Disney-Inspired Success Examine the five Walt Disney–inspired strategies for peak organizational performance—Purpose, Priorities, People, Platform, Process—and learn how Walt Disney applied each of them to his theme park business. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Improving the Recruiting Process (Free for ATD members) Companies see hiring as a cost or an investment.

The foundations of innovation in L&D

E-Learning Provocateur

Analytics is analytics. With the bulk of the content hosted elsewhere, it doesn’t need to be shovelled into the course. There are two sides of the innovation coin in corporate learning & development: technology and pedagogy. The former is rather obvious and is often conflated with the term innovation.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

million words drawn from that epicenter of all buzz in 2018, Twitter. The max hype was the maximum proportion of eLearning influencers who tweeted about the term during any month in 2018. For example, exactly 50% of our influencers used the word microlearning in at least one tweet in January of 2018. The project behind this blog post is one example of learning analytics, in a sense.) Artificial intelligence (AI) blew up in the field of eLearning in 2018.

What Defines an Ideal Learning Management System?

Origin Learning

Be it the ability to track informal learning, a dedicated mobile app, or integrating existing eLearning, cloud-based or on-premise hosting; every LMS provider is looking to innovate. Real-Time Analytics. Analytics and data are the cornerstone of every business now and L&D is no different.

How Does Learning Affect Franchise Success? Measuring What Matters

Talented Learning

It also has the capacity to aggregate data for reporting and analytics, so you can determine if learning is having the desired effect on business performance. Let’s look at each of the measurement-related capabilities you should expect in a franchise LMS: data collection, aggregation and analytics. 3) Data Analytics. The world of franchising is vast and diverse, yet it’s widely agreed that training plays a central role in every franchise success story.

Designing Intelligent eLearning

Origin Learning

It stood for – Social | Mobility | Analytics | Cloud. Essentially eLearning that had a social quotient to it, could be easily accessed on mobile devices, backed by analytics about learner patterns, and hosted securely on the cloud. The other elements, be it mobile learning, dashboards with learner analytics, and secure hosting on the cloud have continued to grow.

YouTube vs. Vimeo: What’s the Difference?

TechSmith Camtasia

Choosing where you host your video content is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the planning process. Cannot replace a video with a new version and maintain analytics, but you can trim. Two of the most popular hosting platforms today are YouTube and Vimeo. They’re both great options for hosting. These outputs make it simple to host your videos in the location of your preference. Analytics. So… Where Should I Host?

Avoiding the LMS Overkill


Well, most LMSs would provide core features – User Management, Course Creation, and Basic Progress Analytics. Alternatively, you could create a course on a MOOC like Coursera or Udemy to host and share your content. Advanced analytics become a significant component of learning management in this stage. “The world is full of people who will help you manufacture tornados in order to blow out a match” Shaun Hick, Author. What LMS Overkill Is And Ways To Avoid It?

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Unifying Communication Between Departments

CLO Magazine

Global Workplace Analytics reports that approximately 20 to 25 percent of the global workforce works remotely at some frequency and employees are not at their desk 50 to 60 percent of the time. Ask the folks who are most knowledgeable about a tech tool to help create user guides and host lunch-and-learns for other departments. Performance Management communication Global Workplace Analytics Igloo Software

4 Emerging Themes Shaping the Future of Learning


Reflections from GE Crotonville-hosted Conference . From November 14-16, 2018, I had the privilege of attending the quarterly Future Workplace member meeting at GE’s renowned Crotonville campus, the dedicated training campus for GE’s leaders. Sessions covered topics, such as “The Evolution of the People Analytics Function”, and “Artificial Intelligence to Re-Imagine the Candidate Experience”.

4 Ways Your LMS Can Help You Close Sales


If you’re using a closed-source LMS on a hosted website builder, look to see what publishing tools you have. You have control over your SEO and other analytics tracking. You also want to pay attention to what analytics tools your LMS offers, either through the system itself, or via integrations with other analytics tracking programs. These analytics tools are how you understand user behavior on your site.

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How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know


Thus it help me to host in-person workshops. Analytics. For all intents and purposes, this smartly designed feature provides in-depth analytical information about the progress of students, their performance, grades, marks, scores, etc. When I was on a payroll, I often used to complain about work pressure. I used to clock at-least 9 hours a day. which made the most of my limited stretch of time. Even to teach Microsoft Excel and SQL programming to business and sales analysts.

What Are the Benefits of Adopting Enterprise LMS for Corporate Training


That is enterprise LMS in 2018. While there are several creative ways to use an LMS in a corporate environment, there are some fundamental reasons to highlight first: The LMS gives a business L&D metrics and analytics. In addition, training hosted in the LMS can take necessary disciplinary actions without many drawbacks. Making the LMS the hub for all things training ensures adoption and utilization since everything related to it is hosted under one roof.

Learning and eLearning Conferences to Attend in 2018


2018 is upon us, and with the learning and eLearning conferences you will attend to further your education, evaluate products, and find out what will change in the coming year. Here is our list of learning, eLearning, and training conferences to attend in 2018: ATD TechKnowledge. January 24-26, 2018. Training Magazine’s 41st Annual Training 2018 Conference & Expo. February 12 – 14, 2018. CLO Symposium 2018. March 26 – 28th, 2018.

Time to Get on Board with Collaborative Learning

Learning Rebels

As I reflect on that conversation and prepare for a live webinar session coming up this Wednesday hosted by Litmos, about collaborative learning tools (11/08/2018) – it pains me to know that there are still people in the industry who are clinging to ways that just do not work any longer. Program more analytical? Collaborative Learning is where it’s at and let’s allow technology to bring it home!

HT2 Labs to Unveil Learning Experience Platform at Natural History Museum

HT2 Labs

Oxford, UK: HT2 Labs have announced approval of their G Cloud application to become a listed vendor within the G-Cloud framework for cloud hosting, software and support suppliers within the Government’s Digital Marketplace. In April 2018, the Government Digital Service [GDS] and the Crown Commercial Service [CCS] announced their 10th update of the G-Cloud framework. In May 2018, HT2 Labs submitted an application to be accepted as a vendor on the G-Cloud framework.

Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

Talented Learning

NR: The most fundamental change we made was to build a modern learning ecosystem based on three core tools – a new student information system (SIS), a new learning management system (LMS) and a new video hosting provider. 7) Data Integration and Analytics: In an increasingly competitive world, online education programs can no longer afford to fly blind.

LCMS vs. LMS: A Guide to Learning Content Management Systems


It’s a platform that allows you to create, manage, host and track digital learning content. Both allow you to host and deliver digital learning, and both are SCORM compatible. The lines are certainly becoming blurred; Elucidat , for example, started life as an authoring tool, but over time has developed a much broader set of features to enable collaboration, hosting and delivery, which now puts it firmly in the LCMS camp. A snapshot of part of Elucidat’s Analytics dashboard.


Open Source Captivate Customizations

Adobe Captivate

As I move more in this direction, focusing on mobile and measuring learning with Google Analytics, the tools are getting more complicated and exciting. Updates to content will be automatic, because I am hosting mobile friendly web pages on Google Cloud Platform. Hello Community, In my previous blog I mentioned how I am using Captivate from a web developer’s point of view.

Top 10 LMS Platforms Comparison


Customization, Mobile Accessibility, Analytics: Owing to its responsive design, Docebo can be accessed from any device. It also provides simple and detailed analytics report. Mobile Application Features: Users are offered a mobile-friendly interface with add-ons like voice-based search, integrated e-commerce tool, location mapping and mobile analytics. Reports, Analytics, and e-Learning content uploading. The e-learning culture has lately matured.