My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content Development

Dashe & Thomson

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been working at a client site (on a client PC) and went to create a process flow chart, only to realize Visio was not on the PC. You may even gain a little peace of mind the next time you need to share or collaborate on a flow chart or diagram during the course of your content development efforts.

My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content.

Dashe & Thomson

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been working at a client site (on a client PC) and went to create a process flow chart, only to realize Visio was not on the PC. You may even gain a little peace of mind the next time you need to share or collaborate on a flow chart or diagram during the course of your content development efforts.

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Top 8 eLearning Trends For 2019

Adobe Captivate

In my last year article on eLearning trends for 2018 , I had predicted that adaptive learning will become stronger with greater adoption. Organizations and learners will benefit as organizations ensure that there are better competition rates, and learners will enjoy the learning process as they get to see only that content that is personalized to them. Using effective assessments, learners can skip the content that they are completely confident about. Content Curation.

Enhance Your Mobile Learning Delivery with 7 Eye-openers.

G-Cube

With emerging technologies, mobile learning development is also becoming streamlined and budget-friendly. Are my learners ready to adopt mLearning? They are also keen on accessing social networking sites and streaming or downloading video or audio content via smartphones and mobiles. So the mobile platform itself poses no barriers for adoption of mLearning. Will creation of mLearning content make a huge hole in my budget?

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Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

Content must now be shorter and more relevant (“micro-learning” is the new buzzword). We need more tools like Axonify to make content relevant and targeted to the role and time it is needed. And there are now so many external content providers, our new job is to curate and integrate, not just develop and teach. Content curation will mature to content aggregation. Content needs to be in context, accessible, and relevant.

Expert 209

Growing need for gamification

Aptara

Companies are regularly faced with the need to adopt innovative yet cost-efficient solutions for driving revenue and improving functionalities. Managers can leverage content technology resources to create better programs for health and wellness initiatives, sales incentives and rewards and employee training and development. This exemplifies how developing an internal, company-wide gamification strategy can increase engagement and interaction between coworkers.

How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

But if you sell educational content , you know this kind of wishful thinking won’t grow your business. You can design training courses that are highly effective at developing skills and competencies. You can also invest in innovative tools to manage online transactions , deliver content and measure its impact. Many learning professionals are fantastic at instructional design and content creation, yet they are totally overwhelmed by the concept of marketing.

Developing Training With What You Carry In Your Pocket

Training Industry

Web video, as a means to deliver educational content, is clearly an idea whose time has come. What started as the result of the full motion compression (MPEG) efforts of Philips Interactive Media in 1992, has resulted in the proliferation of web-based instructional video content. For example, YouTube reports that over 72 hours of video content is uploaded to its platform every minute.

Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Train Your Client On Training.

Dashe & Thomson

Train Your Client On Training by Paul on January 31, 2011 in Instructional Design , Training Development In the enterprise learning industry, when you sit down with a client to discuss an opportunity, oftentimes the client has a good idea what they want. Differing notions of how training should be developed have been analyzed and batted around their office for some time, whether for a new ERP system or a change in operational procedures.

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10 Advantages of Digitization and Data Capture You Must Know

Aptara

A well designed Taxonomy will increase your search results and employee adoption. Saves space - Real Estate space is expensive, Eliminating paper storage can give you with more space, reduction in rent, reduced off-site document storage fees or potential to open up a new office. Early adoption is the key for organizations to ensure digital success and focus on cost savings and standardization. Content Compliance. Digital Content Development.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

When we began analyzing this market six years ago, many vendors thought they could create the perfect extended enterprise solution by adding a shopping cart and content pricing to their existing employee-focused LMS. Now, LMS buyers expect sophisticated B2B capabilities for bulk content sales to resellers, corporate partners, customers or corporate association members. Bulk sales functionality is important because content development costs are fixed. Content authoring.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eXe The eXe project developed a freely available Open Source authoring application to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup. Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2, Xerte The Xerte Project provides a full suite of open source tools for e-Learning developers and content authors producing interactive learning materials.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Social learning is all about providing more flexible and responsive ways for delivering this knowledge through user generated content, engagement, and feedback. The 5 Myths of Social Learning: Myth #1: User-generated content in social media platforms will replace formal content development processes. The obvious point here is that due to assessment, certification, and regulatory issues, training content will still require formal development processes.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

Content must now be shorter and more relevant (“micro-learning” is the new buzzword). We need more tools like Axonify to make content relevant and targeted to the role and time it is needed. And there are now so many external content providers, our new job is to curate and integrate, not just develop and teach. Content curation will mature to content aggregation. Content needs to be in context, accessible, and relevant.

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Online Learning Programs: Why Every Institution is Going Digital

Hurix Digital

Digital technologies have impacted all aspects of our lives including education, learning and development. There are several benefits of creating and delivering online content, which is why every institution is going digital. Immersive Content: Digital content is created using various media types such as audio, video, graphics and animations. Here’s more on Importance of Digital Curriculum Development in Higher Education .

A ship without sails: Why single source is integral to blended learning

Xyleme

The rapidly evolving and shifting environment and organizational patterns in learning and development have sent waves throughout the industry. The Brandon Hall Group''s report, "The State of Learning & Development 2014: Coming of Age," emphasized the expanded role that blended learning plays in corporate environments. Achieving organizational maturity hinges on the ability to leverage blended learning in purview of a content management system.

Latest Trends in E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Custom Development and LMS vendors. In the early 2000s, there were plenty of custom development shops and costs ranged from 1K to 100K and more, but the custom development shops were not as plentiful as today. Reasons that the custom development market has exploded at a massive rate, just in the past year. For the most part, it is one person, but I have seen groups of folks joining together to build content/courses.

Mobile content production key for employees and shoppers

Aptara

Mobile content production key for employees and shoppers. billion in 2014 , according to eMarketer, mobile content is quickly becoming a necessity, not an option. Rising smartphone adoption influences consumer habits Smartphones are more affordable and more useful, thanks to improvements in 3G and 4G networks. For this reason, businesses should prioritize their mobile strategies, making their online content available and attractive across devices.

5 warning signs you need to update your content

TalentLMS

Your eLearning content must be updated to fit your employees’ needs, or your training attempts won’t make much of a difference. When do you need to refresh eLearning content? Staff training and development is a dynamic process. So, you should reevaluate your training strategy often and update eLearning content regularly. But how can you tell if your training content is approaching its expiration date? In other words, they’re not engaging with the content.

Podcast Episode 5: Learning Systems the Dairy Queen Way – With Chris Shanks

Talented Learning

Today I explore these questions and more with Chris Shanks , LMS Administrator at Dairy Queen – a company that develops and delivers training to 100,000 franchise employees at more than 6000 locations in 18 countries, worldwide. Since then, her focus has shifted to engagement – adapting and enhancing the LMS to increase training adoption in franchise managers and crew members everywhere. What kind of content is most important for you to provide?

Beginners Guide To Tin Can API

ProProfs

In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. And what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content? The API allows this communication even if the applications were developed independent to each other, by different people or for different devices. Reading content on a website.

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Xyleme

Today, I’m going to talk about learning content management (ECM) and enterprise content management (LCM). The enterprise content management software market currently exceeds $4B, so it’s quite clear that the vast majority of organizations place strong emphasis on their ECM strategy – a strategy that the training organization unfortunately typically takes no part in. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Taking a mobile-first approach to digital content publishing

Aptara

Taking a mobile-first approach to digital content publishing. The proliferation of smartphone and tablet devices has made digital content a critical component of effectively communicating with audiences. Digital content applications can and should be used by companies for attracting, training and retaining top talent. This is why businesses are starting to take a mobile-first approach to their content strategies. Custom content capabilities.

My forecasts for 2017

eLearning 24-7

As in, learners share content, images, video, audio, documents, and so forth. While the content angle exists now, it doesn’t go full blown, including say course materials or courses. An i ncrease in the extended enterprise space, whereas it could be a content/training provider brick and mortar or a lone human who wants to sell courses, etc. Some course providers and course creators will start developing AR and VR content. And the crowds roared.

Beginners guide to Tin Can API

ProProfs

In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. And what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content? The API allows this communication even if the applications were developed independent to each other, by different people or for different devices. Reading content on a website.

The Success of Lex

CLO Magazine

The global IT business consulting and outsourcing services firm headquartered in Bengaluru, India, has more than 200,000 employees in 87 countries, and they rely on a continuous stream of content and learning opportunities to stay up to date on the latest technology, business and leadership trends. But in October 2017, the learning and development team decided they needed a more centralized learning platform to keep up with everyone’s learning needs.

My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009

mLearning Trends

The 2-year old company had modest sales but a growing collection of interesting higher-ed customers (including Stanford U, Texas A&M and Duke) and since the acquisition 6 months ago, has come to market with a new consolidated offering (called Blackboard Mobile ) which is now one of centerpieces of Blackboard’s overall solution offering (and currently occupying the main screen on Blackboard’s corporate web site).

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

He frequently shares about accessible elearning development through our Learning Dispatch blog and newsletter. We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals. Learning management systems that deliver content and administer quizzes. Back to Table of Contents]. Development.

My Moodle Test

Xyleme

In her article, she makes the following assertions: Open source software has grown to include […] an adherence to established standards, which is a high priority for open source software development. Proprietary software has closed standards that hinder further development. once people get past their initial fears and the stigma, the Open Source learning development community will grow exponentially.” Content can check in, but it can never leave.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals. We can ensure that all training, and especially elearning, is designed so that it’s accessible—built so that all people, including learners with differing abilities, can access the content. Back to Table of Contents]. Development.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Certainly, other learning software categories deserve awards, including employee talent management, compliance, academic ed tech, learning experience platforms, content management and authoring. Extended enterprise learning solutions must attract, engage and often sell to people who voluntarily choose to consume instructional content. CrossKnowledge is unique in the marketplace because it offers a powerful blend of learning technology, experience design and content expertise.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: DEMO: Changing the Way Learning Is Created and Delivered with Xyleme (Free for ATD members) Xyleme is the learning content management system (LCMS) of choice for visionaries who are looking for innovative ways to change how learning is created and delivered. Learning and development professionals use Xyleme to manage the entire content lifecycle in one place. CDS unlocks content from the LMS and document management systems.