Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. This project provided many lessons that became apparent through the analysis of the RFI responses.

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Using video as an alternative to create learning content

Litmos

In this article we'll look at ways to use video to deliver meaningful digital learning content. People like watching people – it’s human nature (especially when the alternative is seeing bullet points or clip art on screen).

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How to Build An Alternative Career in Education

Enable Education

In this article, we’ll explore 8 alternative teaching jobs outside the traditional classroom. You may have been writing essays about the field of education, doing research papers on educational practices, or creating lesson plans for students of all ages. The post How to Build An Alternative Career in Education appeared first on Enable Education. Use your passion for teaching (without being a classroom teacher).

L&D lessons from learning games research

Sponge UK

Hays set out to find evidence of the effectiveness of learning games by analysing articles on the practice. In 2005 he looked at 105 articles on learning games on behalf of the Naval Air Warfare Center Trainings Systems Division.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Lessons in Social Learning: What Happens in the Classroom Stays in the Classroom

Mindflash

There are several lessons that I take away from this case study that I think are useful as we think through what social learning could mean in our organizations. We need to change what we do by finding alternative ways to enable learning in the organization.

Communicate like a boss

Clear Lessons

This can be done by helping them define a problem in new ways and then propose alternative solutions. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation. The post Communicate like a boss appeared first on Clear Lessons. Articles

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation.

Top Tips to Guarantee a Successful eLearning Program Launch (Part 2)

Litmos

So can you think of alternative ways of delivering value via your platform; Record webinars? Most learning designers will create a module and the lesson structure within the eLearning course itself. For a more detailed look into this concept, check out this article.

New thoughts on design thinking

Litmos

In the early 80’s, I read an article calling for a cognitive engineering: designing systems that matched how our brains work. I was designing educational computer games at the time, and was struggling to find good guidance to choose between interface (and learning) alternatives.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Does a sense of community matter in online training?

KnowledgeOne

While we looked at the first three in a previous article , we will explore here the latter. In their article Actively Engaging Students in Asynchronous Online Classes , Shannon A. The architectural elements they propose touch on the social dimension we discuss in this article.

Improved Learner Experience with the New Audio Player [New Feature]

learnWorlds

You can now upload an audio lesson on LearnWorlds, and it will play using the new player. Students now can control the audio lessons using keyboard shortcuts: space = play/pause. You can follow the instructions of our how-to article here. Why Use Audio in Online Lessons.

Five effective tips to encourage student engagement in online tests

ProProfs

Use your story as a basis for asking students to do one or more of the following: complete a statement about a concept or idea in the lesson. This is a great alternative way to deliver an online test. Articles

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eLearning: Creating Accessible Content, Part 2

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Anita Horsley      In the first article in this series, I discussed the  definitions for Section 508 , the amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which requires all Federal agencies (typically schools and government institutions) to make information technology accessible to people with disabilities. People with mobility impairments may need alternative methods to moving through your eLearning content, such as keyboard shortcuts.

Taking Your Training Business Global

rapidLD

Alternatively, pricing may not be based on any specific currency. ArticlesTaking Your Training Business Global. Your organization is now expanding across the globe – as a result, your customer is now located anywhere in the world.

5 Transformations Underway in Learning & Development Industry in 2019

ProProfs

In 2015, Udacity created the Nanodegree program as an alternative to conventional, university-grade education. Another great alternative to conventional learning is independent online courses on platforms like Udemy, EdX or Coursera.

5 Best WordPress LMS Plugins for eLearning Websites

Ayatas

In this article, we have discussed the most popular LMS Plugins for WordPress that help to create an e-learning website. Option for creating unlimited courses and lessons. in the lessons. Each course built with LearnDash has two broader sections – lessons and topics.

Welcome to Eric’s Insights

Count5

Speaking of better outcomes, my article How L&D Can Prove Training’s Value to the Business seems to have struck a nerve because the feedback keeps pouring in. Last week, I received this message from a F500 L&D veteran: Great article Eric.

Tired of Trends? Five 2017 Training Realities

Bottom-Line Performance

I’ve read some thoughtful articles on learning trends over the last couple of weeks, but I’m obviously partial to Sharon’s article here on the Lessons on Learning blog. Any trends article that looks to the past for perspective when discussing trends gets my attention.

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Helping Learners Pay More Attention: Can Classroom Strategies Work for e-learning?

G-Cube

In a classroom scenario, students are physically present in their classes, but not paying attention to all the lessons being taught. An article ‘Why can’t students just pay attention’ , throws light on the importance of increasing the attention span of the learners.

What Is the Difference Between Hybrid and Blended Learning?

Cloudshare

With technological advances, a new alternative is now available. This enhanced interactivity makes the lessons more personal, engaging, and effective. Years ago, learning was consigned to the classroom.

Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

This brilliant article encapsulates the challenges of concentrating on one task at a time. This is an interesting article that compares AI and IA and offers insights. No, we aren’t talking about games that take place in the cafeteria once a month or on alternate Fridays.

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See What’s New In Version 2.4!

LearnDash

Support for alternate template directory (great for creating custom LearnDash templates). Various classes and IDs added to course, lesson, and topic templates. If you don’t see this from your admin dashboard, please reference this support article for some guidance on updating.

How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

Avaya’s video articles receive significantly more page views than their text-based articles. These types of video lessons are traditionally created by instructional designers and can require a dedicated learning management system and special authoring tools. At a glance.

5 Major Players in Distance Learning

LearnDash

It is considered as one of the largest colleges in the Europe, providing courses in complementary therapies and alternative health. Aside from commenting on lesson work, these instructors also answer questions via email, phone, or fax. About the Author of this Article.

Education Can’t Be One and Done

Vitalyst

Without regular refresher lessons, no one would ever get anywhere—at least not those who rely on bikes as their sole means of transportation. A recent Chief Learning Officer article addresses the issue with a recap of a panel discussion featuring Donna Shalala, former U.S.

The Year in Learning: 2019 Edition

The Learning Dispatch

Learning and development is a constantly evolving field, and every month Microassist’s Senior Learning Architect, Kevin Gumienny , highlights a few articles that provide insight into the field. Ever wanted to know everything you needed to know about alternative text for images?

eLearning: Putting it Into Context

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

There are lots of learning situations where these methods would be overkill, but in the ones where it is not (like the medical field), the possibilities are exciting (more on that in a future article). The lesson then needs to be presented in a manner that will help the learner retrieve the information at a later date. Instead of drilling home the point about age of depression on-set, adding the baseball game to the lesson might cause the brain to relate the information to baseball.

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

On the other hand, a social networking tool might involve asking learners to share interesting related news articles to your Facebook group, or creating a special networking group on LinkedIn for course graduates. It’s not only relevant, but it’s also a great practical exercise that will give your learners hands-on experience and make the lesson more memorable. What are the alternatives to using social media in your course?

eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part IV

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Photoshop isn't exactly the easiest software to master (nor is it the cheapest), so let's look at some free (or readily accessible) and easy alternatives for editing images for your eLearning. by AJ George.

3 Big Takeaways from Last Year’s Learning Development Projects

The Learning Dispatch

We recently did a retrospective of our 2018 projects, which got me thinking about the lessons that I’d like to carry into 2019 (and beyond). You have to dig in the article a bit, but John Colapinto at the New Yorker provides some insight.

Corporate Training Development: Beware Sniper Stakeholders

The Learning Dispatch

NOTE: The following article is excerpted from Corporate Training Tips & Tricks: Save Your Money & Prove Your Worth by Katrina Baker. It is one of three articles by Microassist Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny.

Using Facebook as a learning platform

eFront

Do – post pictures of school/lessons/trips – even diagrams you put on the board (snap them with your phone and post them) – it reminds students that you are there, generates a pride in the school and reminds them that this is not a vacuous space! Read the full article for more!

Corporate Training Methods: What Works Best

Schoox

There are a number of methods that training providers utilize to assist individuals attending the class to learn these important lessons. It’s possible for you to upgrade a class by just altering a link and directing the students to a brand-new article or teaching module.

SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?

mysimpleshow

Various e-learning platforms allow tutors to post lessons and courses in various formats; videos are one the bests. You know that lessons taught through explainer videos have better retention rate than the mere textual explanations. What are you really good at?