Agile?

Clark Quinn

Last Friday’s #GuildChat was on Agile Development. Fast forward a couple of decades, and the Agile Manifesto puts a stake in the ground for software engineering. Michael Allen was enthused enough to use it as a spark that led to the Serious eLearning Manifesto. Whether it’s Allen’s SAM or Ger Driesen’s Agile Learning Manifesto , we’re seeing a call for rethinking the old waterfall model of design.

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Agile eLearning development (2): Culture

Challenge to Learn

I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. The difference between a classic waterfall approach and an agile one is way more than applying a different set of tools and techniques, it is a different state of mind. For me his theory describes the very essence of management but it also applies to an agile approach. ELearning. How does this apply to eLearning? But there is more to agile.

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Agile Instructional Design

B Online Learning

At the recent DevLearn 2014 conference in Las Vegas, I attended a presentation on agile instructional design by Megan Torrance. During this presentation she discussed agile instructional design models such as SAM (Successive Approximation Model) and LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Methods Approach). I’m still new to the LLAMA model but Torrence describes it as: “The […].

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Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

Agile eLearning is a critical attribute in today’s learning that has been greatly enhanced through technology. In agile eLearning , the content of a given course is created by use of short and iterative cycles that are usually referred to as sprint. The importance of agile eLearning is that it has a greater focus on such attributes as regular feedbacks, speedy prototypes, collaboration, as well as shortening the development time of a training course.

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Agile Microlearning Explained

self-reflection › Leveraging applied forgetting to optimize Concept selection GAMIFICATION OF LEARNING 6THE COGNITIVE SCIENCE BEHIND OTTOLEARN OTTOLEARN COPYRIGHT © 2018 NEOVATION CORPORATION DEEP ENCODING Unlike traditional eLearning which organizes content in a linear. 12 THE COGNITIVE SCIENCE BEHIND OTTOLEARN OTTOLEARN COPYRIGHT © 2018 NEOVATION CORPORATION THE INTERLEAVED LEARNING EFFECT Traditional eLearning delivers content in a “blocking” fashion: a. training tool possible

Day one: My agile eLearning development presentation from #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

We launched our new free eLearning software and our booth had so many visitors that I haven’t been able to attend a single session at the conference, no sessions reports from me this time. So for day one I will limit myself to my presentation on agile eLearning development. We launched it successfully, you can check this new eLearning software out by yourself. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map

Challenge to Learn

This is a first post in a series of post on Agile eLearning development. I do believe that agile software development can offer us even more very practical ‘best practices’ that we can apply to eLearning. Michael told me that he is working on a new book on agile project management, that will also address this. The idea is to go over the process of agile software development at easygenerator and translate that into eLearning development. eLearning.

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Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

For many learning organizations, the term “AGILE” has become a hot topic. Often, when referred to in a business sense, AGILE strategies tend to focus on more project management or software development areas (such as with achieving continuous improvement, maintaining scope, increasing flexibility, obtaining team inputs, and with delivering high-quality products) than on instructional design strategies. Designing using collaborative tools. In search of learning agility.

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Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

The first couple of responses to this month's LCBQ Addressing I Want it Now #LCBQ have come in and Kasper Spiro's caught my eye: On demand: agile e-Learning development #LCBQ. Like Kasper, I'm very familiar with Agile in software development. I was not as familiar with it in terms of eLearning development. So, I wanted to pull together some reading and resources around Agile eLearning , Agile ADDIE , etc. eLearning Technology.

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Agile eLearning development (3): Best practices, Demo’s, user stories and backlog

Challenge to Learn

In the previous post on agile eLearning development I wrote about culture. Agile development offers a range of best practices that are relatively easy to implement. Agile development works in short sprints (one or 2 weeks). You don’t have to implement an agile process to do this. How many times did you build an eLearning solution that met the requirements, but still the client wasn’t satisfied. Post 3: Agile eLearning development (2): Culture.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? tool seem bewildering, but there are some. authoring tool. As authoring tools offer more. this agility.

Embracing The AGILE Method For Great eLearning Results

eFront

Agile learning design isn’t really a new phenomenon. Athletes, savvy entrepreneurs and hard-nosed businesspeople have known for decades that being agile in the face of tough competition is the key to success. When it comes to the Agile eLearning development, however, those five letters – A.G.I.L.E. What is Agile Learning? ADDIE has been around since 1975 and has successfully served the eLearning industry since then. Pillars of Agile success.

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Agile: An incredibly freeing way to work

Torrance Learning

At a recent conference session on using Agile project methods for elearning (what we call LLAMA) , an interesting question came up. With Agile-based methods – including the Lot Like Agile Methods Approach, or LLAMA for learning – the project manager is not making the plan. Not exactly what’s going on with an Agile team, though. Agile teams have a project leader. elearning LLAMA News

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How eLearning Transforms Your Pharma Sales Reps Into Agile Sellers

CommLab India

Are your reps agile sellers? Agile selling is to absorb new information and acquire new skills swiftly so that better business outcomes can be churned out faster.In How Does E-learning Support Agile Selling? It is common knowledge that the product-selling approach has moved on and given space to agile selling. eLearning Design eLearning courses

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Agile learning design , Experience (Tin Can API) , social learning , and increasing the interactivity of eLearning were all hot topics at the major eLearning conferences this year. The same goes for our Training Needs Analysis worksheet ; with so much growing and changing in the L&D industry, it becomes harder each year to evaluate the technologies and tools available while designing curricula that are instructionally sound… and tied to business objectives.

Maximize Your Learning Platform’s Potential With These Integrations

Docebo

Content Authoring Tools. Content authoring tools give you and your team the flexibility to create and deliver high-quality elearning content, but also come with the annoyance of having to manually download and upload SCORM files. Integrating your content authoring tool with your learning platform saves time and allows you to streamline the management process to create and update courses faster.

Agile Learning 101: From the basics to successful training

TalentLMS

It’s not just about playing catch up with technology and investing in the latest tools. You can focus on promoting and nurturing a culture of agility. Agility is about being able to adapt and move quickly in the face of change. An agile team is able to operate even within a constant state of flux — think of it as a “startup mentality” on steroids. How do you get this super-stretchy, ready-for-everything, agile team? What is agile learning?

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Don Bolen Agile Project Management for Elearning Dev #devlearn

Learning Visions

Agile tools, tips and techniques to use for building your elearning. There is no agile project management police – you can mix and match and do what works in your environment. The Agile Manifesto: values individuals and interactions over process and tools; working software over documentation; customer collab over contract negotiation; responding to change over following a plan. Agile tools What is better?

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eLearning Authoring Tool Must-Haves!

360 Training

All prepared to kick-start your elearning journey? With so many elearning authoring tools available, choosing the right tool can be a daunting task. Ideally, a course authoring tool should have a simple learning curve. The course development tools should expedite work, allowing you to add content, create interactions, make edits, and publish your course—with as few clicks as possible. Try out affordable options and free tools first.

Using The Scrum Process To Manage eLearning Projects

Dan Keckan

While there are multiple Instructional Design methodologies for Instructional Designers to choose from, eLearning Project Management is left to the project manager. Here's how Scrum can provide you with the tools to lead a successful project. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Project Management Agile Development eLearning Project Management Tips Instructional Design Models Instructional Design Tips

Agile, Lego and Training: The common factors.

ID Reflections

Before I launch into my thoughts, here's what Sara Ford (Program Manager of CodePlex) has to say about Agile: 1. What does Agile have to do with Informal Learning and Instructional Design? Agile means the willingness to be in a perpetual state of Beta, accepting that there is no closure, can be no closure with information, requirements, needs, business opportunities changing at lightning speed. Agility and Autonomy (Harold Jarche) 2.

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Why and How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture

Docebo

Continuous learning keeps your workforce agile, focused, and driven. Learners need accessible and fluid tools at their disposal , something that can be achieved through mobile accessibility. As the great Albert Einstein once said: “Once you stop learning, you start dying.”. Professional development should be an ongoing routine where you seek out new knowledge, answers, and skills to continuously improve your workflow.

#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”

Challenge to Learn

I attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. When we were just talking before the start of a session, someone said: “I get all this and I want to do it, but I’m also getting frustrated because my clients want 1990 eLearning” That really says it for me. My recap of the whole conference is summarized in the title.

In Summary: E-Learning Trends for 2020

Docebo

In the next year, there will be a greater focus on using tools to ensure the most up-to-date content is put in front of learners. Solutions to this common problem will take the form of social learning tools that empower Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to create and share their own content, and smarter content curation tools that produce catalogs for individual learning needs. “It’s Can you believe it? Sweater weather is in full swing and 2020 is just around the corner.

Responsive Design Tips for eLearning Courses

eLearning Brothers

Nowadays the world seems to be all a-clamor over the idea of “responsive design” for eLearning. Recently, I was privileged to lead a couple of sessions on that very topic at the eLearning Guild’s FocusOn Learning conference in San Diego. This is usually handled by the design tool and behind-the-scenes algorithms and programming. In terms of tools, Storyline 3 & 360 use resizable design, while Captivate and Lectora use responsive design.

Top 10 LMS for eLearning

Ed App

When it comes to training delivery, more companies are leveraging “LMS e Learning ” tools because they conveniently deliver training to laptops, mobiles, and tablets – anytime, anywhere, and in virtually any language. These are important facets that support eLearning and make it more engaging.

10 Ways ELearning Maximizes ROI

Origin Learning

With rapid authoring tools, e-learning is becoming one of the most effective, fast and economical methods to impart training. On the other hand, with learning analytics and educational data mining tools, e-learning can tailor and enhance the learning experience to make it more suitable and relevant for each employee. With an agile workforce comes greater customer satisfaction. There was a time when training was seen as a necessary evil.

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Training: Rapid Instructional Design for Agile Software Development

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Rapid Instructional Design for Agile Software Development Date and time: Thursday, 31st May, 2012 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Sara Feijó, Adobe Captivate enthusiast, as she talks about Rapid Instructional Design for Agile Software Development. She will discuss about the Agile methodology and incorporating the ADDIE model using a variety of [.]. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5

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eLearning Trends To Watch Out For In 2021

Tesseract Learning

However, it has been mostly untapped until the advent of tools, methods, and algorithms that have helped in capturing the real intent of learners. With highly sophisticated tools, the development of VR material is easier and cheaper.

Increase Course Performance with the Right Authoring Tool – Here’s How to Sort Out Your Options

Docebo

These 10 valuable tips will help you determine what authoring tool could be the best fit for your needs. Selecting an elearning authoring tool can be confusing. Whether you’re looking for a new solution to up the scale of your online learning production, searching for a speedier or higher quality solution than what you currently have, or embarking on creating elearning for the first time, here are 10 considerations to help you choose the right tool for your needs.

5 Reasons Ed's Rapid Authoring Tool Can Keep Your eLearning Agile in 2018

Ed App

Ed's rapid authoring tool is the fastest and most simple to use platform for developing learning and development content for your team, and in 2018, it's more important than ever to get information to your employees as quickly as possible. The average length of time it takes to create a traditional eLearning course is 14 weeks per course. Ed's rapid authoring tool is so simple to use that it can be learned in less than a few minutes.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch. HTML5 — This is a no-brainer for me and I strongly believe every Rapid eLearning tool should absolutely have a simple way to get a course published to HTML5 in 2012. eLearning Mobile Learning featured

Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

These truths are all alarming, but we have tools to improve. Usually learning and development will encompass the following: onboarding , professional development, leadership development, upskilling, reskilling , skill gap training, elearning, etc. If we’ve learned anything since millennials entered the workforce, it’s that presentation and delivery in elearning matters.

Learning On The Job: It's The Culture, Stupid!

Dan Keckan

This requires an agile learning culture and new tools that allow the bringing together of learning and working. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning 70-20-10 Model Agile Learning Employee Training Learning Culture Learning Technologies

Painless eLearning Development through a Cloud based Development Tool

TalentLMS

Who says developing an eLearning project is easy? Not with the plethora of tools and applications available, eLearning development is still a major project that needs careful implementation. In this article, we uncover the major advantages of using a cloud based authoring tool as opposed to a desktop application. A high performance eLearning development team dreams of an automated workflow with the least amount of ambiguity and repetitious tasks.

How to use authoring tools for eLearning content management

Ed App

eLearning content management in organizations is often overlooked and can cause many issues for staff onboarding and upskilling. But with a the increasing importance of agility within organizations, the use of authoring tools for content management is no longer a ‘we’ll get to it later’ task. With that in mind, here’s how to use authoring tools for eLearning content management. Authoring Tools eLearning authoring tool gblog

Free eLearning authoring tools: What to look for

Ed App

There’s a mind-boggling choice of free eLearning authoring tools to choose from. What are free eLearning authoring tools? Authoring tools are software that create eLearning courseware. Some eLearning authoring tools are free, some cost a considerable amount while others offer free trials or are free for a certain threshold of users. Best free eLearning authoring tools’ features. eLearning authoring tools vary in quality.

How To Make Project Management Successful

Dan Keckan

This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Project Management Agile Learning eLearning Project Management Tips eLearning Project Management Tools Time Management TipsDelivering a project successfully is a challenging task. Use these 6 excellent tips to make sure your Project Management is heading the right way!

User Interface lessons applied to eLearning

Challenge to Learn

eLearning and user interface? Instead of professional eLearning creators (instructional designers), we now focus on people who do not have an eLearning background. As a result we now have the requirement that someone with no eLearning background should be able to use our tool and create a course or a quiz without any training. So I decided to capture these lessons learned in this post and apply them to eLearning development. eLearning. eLearning.

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Personalized Learning at Scale? Enter the Virtual Coach

Docebo

Enter the digital personal trainer, or ‘Virtual Coach’, a tool within a learning platform that’s built for optimizing the learner experience and getting results. The exciting potential for L&D is when artificial intelligence-powered tools become more of a coach that engages without prompts from the learner while becoming the go-to source for answers and directions to the most useful and relevant content to support the query. It’s no secret that the world has gone digital.