Mid-Year Report: 2018 eLearning Trends

eLearning Brothers

We’re just a bit over halfway through 2018. So much has happened already in 2018: we earned a learning technology award, attended some awesome conferences like ATD ICE and SHRM , hosted our own conference eLBX , released Safety Training Customizable Courseware, moved offices , etc. We want to look back at a couple of the predicted eLearning trends for 2018 and see if they came true. Virtual reality was on almost every list of eLearning trends predicted for 2018.

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9 Pros and Cons of Self-Hosted E-Learning

LearnDash

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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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

7 Overlooked Benefits Of A Self-Hosted LMS

eFront

In this article, I’ll highlight 7 surprising benefits of self-hosted Learning Management Systems. 7 Self-Hosted LMS Benefits We Tend To Overlook. Instead of relying on cloud-based servers, locally installed LMS solutions are hosted right on your company’s server. Let’s explore 7 often overlooked benefits of self-hosted learning management systems. Self-hosted LMS solutions typically offer more customization features.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

devices) but has many uses in eLearning. 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. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Top Posts of 2018

Mike Taylor

Part of my reflection on 2018 includes a peek at my website stats to see what the numbers look like. Top 5 2018 Posts. 7 Free Course/Content Hosting Options. How to Share Elearning Courses Using Google Cloud Platform. learning 2018 statsDecember is a time when many of us take a look back on the year to take stock of our accomplishments and consider the things that did and didn’t work.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year. Here is this year’s eLearning hype curve: About the Hype Cycle. How we Built the eLearning Hype Curve. million words drawn from that epicenter of all buzz in 2018, Twitter. We also used a Python web-scraping library to get the titles of webpages shared by the eLearning influencers. Microlearning had a rought 2018.

DevLearn 2018 Conference Preview

Float

Float will be heading to Las Vegas, NV, for theDevLearn 2018 Conference, hosted by The eLearning Guild from October 24-26. Chad Udell, Float’s Managing Partner of Strategy and Product Development, will be presenting a Virtual and … The post DevLearn 2018 Conference Preview appeared first on Float. Conferences Newsletter AR DevLearn DevLearn 2018 eLearning eLearning Guild LMS mobile LMS sparklearn Updates VR

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

A Q&A with the Queen of Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Seriously, from a learning product standpoint, I was blown away by the CC (Customizable Courseware) concept of offering interchangeable Instructor-Led Training (ILT) and eLearning. They would engage us to develop the same program as eLearning, then create coordinating classroom materials their internal managers could deliver to business units and regions where eLearning was not practical or culturally desirable.

SweetRush And Hilton Host VR Presentation At TICE 2018

Dan Keckan

This post was first published on eLearning Industry SweetRush will present “Virtual Reality: A Real-World Hilton + SweetRush Project Case Study” on Wednesday, June 27, at 5:00 p.m. at the Training Industry Conference & Expo (TICE), to be held at the Raleigh Convention Center in North Carolina.

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

Talented Learning

LMS Market Trends 2018: Top 10 Questions. Selecting an LMS is just as challenging in 2018 as it was in 2008, but for different reasons. Join John Leh, CEO and Lead Analyst at Talented Learning, as he hosts a live virtual panel with experts who have developed and managed profitable B2B online education programs: William Hold, Chief Development Officer, The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. 2018 Learning Systems FAQ appeared first on Talented Learning.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills! Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning. Your content can be hosted on a web server, Learning Management System, YouTube, Vimeo, TechSmith’s Screencast.com, and more. You can Share your finished project so it can be accessed by learners using desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and other mobile devices.

ATD ICE 2018: It’s a Wrap Pt 4 – Heidi Matthews

Learning Rebels

ATD ICE 2018 – It’s all about the sessions that speak to us. Jump down to the bottom to enter the May, ATD ICE 2018 “Wish You Were There” giveaway). The session hosted by Matthew Pierce from TechSmith presenting “Types of Videos to Enhance Learning” was no exception and had that hamster wheel effect for me. In our organization, this simple style of video was used as an introduction to an eLearning course on an important topic with a member of management.

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"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills! Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning. Your content can be hosted on a web server, Learning Management System, YouTube, Vimeo, TechSmith’s Screencast.com, and more. You can Share your finished project so it can be accessed by learners using desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and other mobile devices.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills! Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning. Your content can be hosted on a web server, Learning Management System, YouTube, Vimeo, TechSmith’s Screencast.com, and more. You can Share your finished project so it can be accessed by learners using desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and other mobile devices.

Our Favorite Moments From eLBX

eLearning Brothers

eLearning Brothers’ first go round at hosting a conference is now behind us, and you know what? We’re so grateful to Learning DevCamp for opening their doors to us and allowing us to host the first day of such a great tradition. In the coming weeks, eLearning Brothers will be making the morning and afternoon sessions available to our customers as a part of our library. Our goal was to help people be eLearning Rockstars, and that day everybody was killing it.”

2018 Top 10 Learning Tools

Mike Taylor

My 2018 Top 10 Learning Tools. With Feedly you can easily track updates from your favorite blogs, websites and a whole host of other sources in a single place. I’ve used PowerPoint to create everything from presentations, videos, eLearning, graphics and workbooks to software simulations , marketing materials, and even t-shirts ! Elearning Resources by Tracy Parish. The sign’s of fall are beginning to appear.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018

learnWorlds

There has never been a better time to join the growing industry of eLearning. Choosing an Elearning Platform & Uploading the Content. Choosing an Elearning Platform & Uploading the Content. Next step, is choosing the right place to host your academy and upload your course. You will be able to host your course, your website and sales funnel all under one roof and keep all your earnings and students’ data. Get your school now! Try for FREE.

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Friday Finds | June 8, 2018

Mike Taylor

I’m excited to be part of a panel discussion hosted by David Blatner ( @dblatner ) with Richard Goring ( @RichardGoring ), Rick Altman ( @rickaltman ), and Joe Buchwald talking about presentation and elearning design. 5 Easy Steps To Becoming A Better eLearning Designer. Here are five things you can do to become a better elearning designer. elearning Friday5 LDToolbox learning Learning Science Future of Work Golden Grid podcasts storytelling

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LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

In January, I outlined “ 18 LMS trends to watch in 2018.” Paying for annual maintenance and hosting, but haven’t upgraded in years, and rarely use tech support? The post LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update appeared first on Talented Learning. ” That’s a lot of moving pieces, but it’s also a fair indicator of today’s complex and fluid learning technology landscape.

Friday Finds | March 23, 2018

Mike Taylor

Recently added design resources: The 70 Best Fonts for designers 2018. Timelinely – is a new type of tool for annotating videos hosted on YouTube. design elearning Friday5 Instructional Design learning presentations Training Workplace Learning Beautiful.ai In every walk with nature ,one receives far more than he seeks. – John Muir. Is your basketball bracket busted? Hello, UMBC ! Knock on wood. Three of my Final Four picks are still alive.

ATD 2018: A Conference for the Books

Litmos

Before the conference, Mike hosted a webinar on the same subject. The post ATD 2018: A Conference for the Books appeared first on Litmos. Articles ELearning Industry NewsThis week, the Litmos team jet-setted to sunny San Diego for the 75th annual ATD International Conference and Exposition. This conference is the largest event for talent development professionals worldwide and Litmos was beyond excited to a Platinum sponsor.

SweetRush And Hilton Host VR Presentation At Realities 360

Dan Keckan

Hear all about their collaborative process working with virtual reality (VR) on June 26 in San Jose, California This post was first published on eLearning Industry

6 Tips To Host An Online Training Workshop To Reignite Employee Excitement

Dan Keckan

In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to host an online training workshop to reignite employee excitement. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Online training workshops and seminars are often an excuse for a day-off and some free food. Is it possible to engage employees in online training environments without these perks? Synchronous Learning Online Collaboration Social Learning Tips Synchronous Learning Activities Synchronous Learning Advantages

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year. Here is this year’s eLearning hype curve: What’s the eLearning Hype Cycle? Building the eLearning Hype Curve Dataset. million words drawn from that epicenter of all buzz in 2018, Twitter. We also used a Python web-scraping library to get the titles of webpages shared by the eLearning influencers. Microlearning had a rought 2018.

eThink’s 2018 Year In Review

eThink Education

With 2018 drawing to a close, our team is reflecting on this past year and looking forward to what’s ahead. To our clients, we want to thank you for choosing eThink Education to support your eLearning initiatives and business goals. With that said, check out a few things we accomplished together in 2018…. In the coming year, we look forward to continuing to support our clients’ eLearning objectives.

Best Ways to Use Social Networks in eLearning

JoomlaLMS

Each day, hundreds of thousands of us use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and a whole host of other social networks. Social media is playing an ever-increasingly important role in all of our lives. We use them to stay in touch with friends and colleagues, organize events, catch up with the news, follow our favourite brands and discover new things. Blog articles

Designing Intelligent eLearning

Origin Learning

In a highly competitive industry, how does one stand out from the rest of the crowd and continue to generate new business and develop successful eLearning solutions? At Origin, we are headed towards a decade of excellence in eLearning and continue to serve our key clients with the same vigor and passion that we had on day one. We were among the early adopters of new-gen technologies and integrated Augmented and Virtual Reality solutions in some of our eLearning projects.

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. Businesses should always look for an easy-to-use toolkit that facilitates rapid creation and distribution of eLearning at scale. " Joe Chosun University " by ???

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? You’ll also learn about the best practices to quickly convert drab and boring content to vibrant interactive eLearning, without any programming!

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.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, April 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Straight Talk: Communication and Connection Skills to Increase Influence (Free for ATD members) Learn effective communication techniques to improve your communication skills, and learn to connect effectively to leverage those communication skills. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Create Your First eLearning Course with Captivate Are you just getting started with Adobe Captivate? Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: SERIOUSLY???

What is eLearning?

Tim Slade

In this post, I’ll give you my definition of eLearning, as well as some of the benefits that eLearning has to offer. How Do I Define eLearning? Providing a single definition of eLearning is not easy. While you might think of eLearning as an online, slide-based course with a Next button, the truth is, this is only one example of eLearning. For example, if you learn something by watching a YouTube video, that’s an example of eLearning.

Features You Need to Know About eLearning Search Functions

Your Training Edge

To help eradicate this problem, today we’re going to explore some of the most need-to-know search functions on eLearning platforms to ensure everyone can find exactly what they’re looking for easily. 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.

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Why Cloud-based LMS are Dominating the eLearning Field

Lambda Solutions

Cloud-based hosting is a solution worth exploring for your LMS. Many businesses have moved their core processes to the cloud. This platform is a viable option due to its low costs and flexibility. Experts believe that cloud-based products could represent as much as 70 percent of all software and technology spending by 2020. Here are a few trends you should know about and some benefits to consider. The Future of Learning Totara Learn Features Moodle Features

EI Design Hosts A Successful Webinar On Practical Approaches To Determine The ROI Of eLearning And Releases An Updated eBook On The Same Topic Featuring A Case Study

Dan Keckan

The updated eBook “Practical Approaches to Determine the ROI of eLearning - Using Kirkpatrick’s Model of Training Evaluation with a Case Study” includes a detailed Case Study. This post was first published on eLearning Industry The featured Case Study demonstrates how you can measure and maximize your ROI using the approaches and tips outlined in the eBook.

TLDCast - Open Forum - Host Brent Schlenker

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

corporate eLearning corporate training corporate video edtech elearning HRtech TLDC tldcast TLDChat TLDCommunity video#TLDCast is going to be FANTASTIC this week! Get it on your calendar. Monday through Friday 8am PT - 11am EST - 4pm UK Don't forget to get registered for Monday's open forum conversation. These are my favorite. The serendipitous nature of community conversations is always surprising me.

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Choosing an LMS: Navigating the Process

Web Courseworks

The session is free and will be hosted by Celisa Steele and Jeff Cob , co-founders of Tagoras, at 1:00PM EST. Steele and Cobb will discuss their time-tested process for selecting a learning management system and highlight common errors. Managing eLearning Blog Webinars association learning elearning learning management system LMS Tagoras webinars

E-Learning Events in the USA to Visit in 2018 

ICDTranslation

Elliott Masie mainly deals with organizations and corporate learning and he was awarded the number 1 position on eLearning Industry’s movers and shakers list in 2017. 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. USciences eLearning 3.0