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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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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. Before or After-School Programming. If you enjoy working with younger kids, look into working with daycare/childcare programs in your area.

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

Litmos

As I discussed in Part 1 of this blog series , I presented a webinar with Litmos recently that outlined my top ten tips to guarantee a successful eLearning program launch. So can you think of alternative ways of delivering value via your platform; Record webinars?

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. Program Design (11).

Pathway to Excellence through eLearning Programs

TalentLMS

What major factors and key roles need to be considered when creating learning and development programs (L&D) that lead to excellence? In this article, we’ll share with you the primary factors and stakeholders that enable an organization to achieve excellence.

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.

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.

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. These courses are aimed at teaching specialized skills such as iOS programming or digital marketing, which are relevant in a particular industry.

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.

Learning Objectives Vs Learning Activities: What’s The Difference?

Adobe Captivate

They have a role in making lessons engaging and fruitful. Positive learning outcomes are the desired goal for any learning program. They have a role in making lessons engaging and fruitful. This brings us to the second part of this article – learning activities.

See What’s New In Version 2.4!

LearnDash

These two features were implemented because we see this as a major growing trend in the e-learning industry, and we wanted to get them to you as quick as possible so your learning programs can take advantage of them now. Various classes and IDs added to course, lesson, and topic templates.

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.

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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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. When you decide to try the latter, consider test running it as an extra credit program so you can see how well it works before incorporating it into the main course. What are the alternatives to using social media in your course?

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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5 Major Players in Distance Learning

LearnDash

It has provided flexible courses and programs to post and undergraduate students in the higher education bracket, without the need to require a physical on-site classroom presence. Aside from commenting on lesson work, these instructors also answer questions via email, phone, or fax.

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.

Take the Humdrum Out of Homework

CLO Magazine

If we imagine homework as a reading assignment or a lesson, our learners generally will not respond well. A great example of this includes the pretraining readings that many organizations send out to participants in leadership development programs.

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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.

Leader development is the question. Is mobile the answer?

Allison Rossett

No surprise, there is great interest in alternative methods to develop and support leaders and managers. The issue of transfer is tackled by reminders and abbreviated lessons and examples there at the moment of need. It revealed hefty interest but little programming. Gina Yusypchuk and I looked at the question of mobile apps for leader development in an article published in CLO Magazine. Let’s make it happen soon, through the next generation of mobile programs.

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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?

The 5 W’s of Training Rollouts

The Learning Dispatch

Understanding your audience’s wants and needs will help you develop a successful training program. Training Delta – When a new version of a program is released or a policy is updated , users can benefit from training to understand the differences.

Digitization, individualization and self-determined learning belong together

Adobe Captivate

In several previous articles (see below) I already discussed how digital education might look like, but instead of seeing the enormous opportunities, I am repeatedly confronted with various prejudices. Prejudice: In digitized lessons everyone does what he wants.

Collaborating for greater success

Learning Wire

… If you’ve missed the previous article, click here ! As we discuss in Chapter 4, telling people what’s at stake in a training program is essential. Ask line managers to talk about the context of the training and explain why the program is so important.

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.

Personalized Learning in the age of Artificial Intelligence

Impelsys

Audrey Watters, an education writer and independent scholar says in an article that personalized learning depending on how you define it, dates back to Rousseau, or it dates back further still to Alexander the Great’s personal tutor, Aristotle.

How to Choose the Right Blended Learning Model for your Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

Theoretically, the efficiency of blended learning is precisely due to the alternation of an instructor-led and individual study conducted through a digital application. The second group received instruction only by computer, with the lesson being conveyed through PowerPoint presentations.

What is SCORM? A Simple Guide for those new to eLearning

LearnUpon

is essential for trainers and developers who need to decide what role it should play in their learning programs. For a deeper dive into the technical aspects of what’s inside the zip folder check out this article written by our CTO, Des Anderson).

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Thoughts from Leaders for National Business Women’s Week

Cloudshare

One wondered why she got hired in the first place, reminding me of a Cosmopolitan article mentioning a career as a “computer girl” as an alternative to “secretarial work.”. I continue to program, which I enjoy, but our team has doubled in size and my priorities have shifted.

Thoughts from Leaders for National Business Women’s Week

Cloudshare

One wondered why she got hired in the first place, reminding me of a Cosmopolitan article mentioning a career as a “computer girl” as an alternative to “secretarial work.”. I continue to program, which I enjoy, but our team has doubled in size and my priorities have shifted.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

The last time I presented at Learning Technologies was three years ago - whilst still being responsible for delivering an eLearning program within a huge, global organisation. Create a network of eLearning champions Most organisations will start an eLearning program with a small team.

The Advantages of eLearning

eLearning Brothers

I came across this article and thought it listed some nice advantages of eLearning. The need to transform how organizations learn points to a more modern, efficient, and flexible alternative: eLearning. The mission of corporate eLearning is to supply the workforce with an up-to-date and cost-effective program that yields motivated, skilled, and loyal knowledge workers. Web-based products allow instructors to update lessons and materials across the entire network instantly.

Free L&D webinars for June 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 9AM – 11AM PT: Make Your Own Magic: Counterintuitive Lessons Learned from Walt Disney World Walt Disney was not your typical businessman. She’s been promoted five times in as many years and is on track to join your leadership bench program.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

Also, you can add sound comments, a record of your voice, give more detailed directions, and manage the number of students who are watching your video lessons. Finally, you have the ability to enfuse your video lessons to websites and icons accompanied with links. It’s ideal for teachers, students and business owners, as well as professionals who need to transform an idea, a thought, a lesson plan, or a concept into a visual image.

How to Become an eLearning Freelancer or Startup Business

eLearning Architect

In this article I will take you through my experience so far - my first 18 months of going solo in the world of eLearning. We implemented a program that included both custom and off-the-shelf content. Hopefully this article has been useful in priming you to make this decision.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018

learnWorlds

Good courses for a MOOC are: STEM Sciences (Math, Physics, Programming, etc.). A mini-course is a bit-sized alternative to offer as a lead-capture mechanism for your business, educating your customers or presenting your skills to nurture leads into customers. Get your school now!

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