Megatrends in MOOCs: #11 Alternative Credentials

Your Training Edge

One of the biggest opportunities for MOOCs and other digital learning environments has been in the development of alternative credentials, which may turn out to be even better than traditional degrees at highlighting one’s knowledge and skills. Why do we need alternative credentials?

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?


In this article, we explore Elucidat as an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate – to help you decide if it’s time to make the move to cloud-based authoring. Why would you want an alternative to Storyline and Captivate?

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published in July 2016 on But there’s an alternative. During the session the coach keeps track of when skills were demonstrated.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?


In this article, we explore Elucidat as an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate – to help you decide if it’s time to make the move to cloud-based authoring. Why would you want an alternative to Storyline and Captivate? How is Elucidat a good alternative to Storyline and Captivate? Check out the top 10 learning analytics to track. Test out an alternative to Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate.

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.

The Importance of Storytelling in Elearning

Origin Learning

One way is to define it like this: A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of e-learning education courses or training programs.

The SharePoint Advantages and Disadvantages You Need to Know


Here’s a sample of the things you can do: Check out documents, see who’s worked on them, and track changes across collaborators. If you need to keep track of who’s doing what with which documents (and when they’re doing it), SharePoint is a solid solution. You need to track of who’s using what. In researching this article, I saw references to $2,845, $7,000, and $9,000 for server costs. You go to track down a document from a few months or a year ago.

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

The alternative approach: “Thought and Action are One” (learn and apply, learning by doing) gained popularity. Without presenting an alternative way of writing content, SMEs will cling to these traditonal methods. See Micro-Learning Conference and Marcia Conner’s article.

How technology is changing training in the airline industry


Virtual reality is beginning to offer an alternative to physical flight simulators. Norwegian Air can also use Litmos to keep track of renewal requirements and remind employees when it’s time for training. The aviation industry is facing a major personnel shortage.

100 things to watch in 2011

Jane Hart

If you enjoyed this article, please consider sharing it! Advertise here Recent posts Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos Walk the Net The Shorty Awards 100 things to watch in 2011 EmbedPlus : enhanced YouTube embedding The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Twitter RT @danroddy : Watch THE Jimmy Wales live from Bristol today @ noon

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Learning to Face Customers


Tracking performance can be enhanced these days, through a variety of mechanisms. You could put someone into the firing line immediately with a mentor and have the mentor alternately presenting material, modelling behavior, and handing off small practices. Introduction.

Learning in the Workflow


But what’s an alternative when that’s decreasingly possible? Going forward, we’ll be able to track individual interactions and recommend or provide coaching opportunities ‘in the moment’. Articles Enterprise LearningThe environment for commerce is changing.

Taking Your Training Business Global


Alternatively, pricing may not be based on any specific currency. How are your training registrations tracking by delivery method in different countries? ArticlesTaking Your Training Business Global.

Will at Work Learning: Technology for Measuring Social Interactions. Can We Use This For Learning?

Work Learning

MIT researchers have developed a technology to track peoples social interactions, for example, at a conference. The system could track the number of interactions the store manager had with each employee, and the interactions the employees had with each other. Admittedly, quantity doesnt equate to quality, but by tracking such social contact, managers might get a start in thinking about increasing the number of "learning opportunities." View an alternate.

Visuals and Visual Thinking

Association eLearning

And there are lots of articles floating around that discuss how much faster the human brain can supposedly process images than it can process words. Have you ever sketched something out on the back of a napkin or drawn a mindmap to keep track of ideas during a brainstorming session?

Great Reads on Gamification


Gamification is everywhere—from Cheez-It Scrabble Junior , which gamifies snack crackers, to the popular Fitbit fitness tracking bands. Forbes discusses gamification use in healthcare, alternate product usage, the Ford Fusion dashboard and recycling. .

Gamification of Learning and Training

Kapp Notes

An article on Fastcompany, How Video Games Are Infiltrating—and Improving—Every Part of Our Lives , discusses several examples of corporations adopting a gamification stance on training. A leaderboard keeps track of the best scores.

Why Businesses Should Veto Traditional Training


There are several reasons for this, but the main one is that business owners are unaware that online training, or eLearning, is an excellent, up-to-date alternative to classroom-style training. TOPYX includes all of the features mentioned in this article and then some.

What Is a Learning Organization?

Convergence Training

In this article, we’ll talk more about learning organization theory, learning organizations, and the characteristics of a learning organization. You might also want to read this article to learn even more about learning organizations.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Some companies have taken a Guided Informal Learning approach, which helps them focus employee’s on-the-job training, encourage collaboration and track everyone’s progress. Read this article to find out more about Guided Informal Learning. Colleagues learning and sharing ideas.

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Boost your L&D visibility & credibility – The Annual Learning Report

Learning Wire

This article enables you to create your own Annual Learning Report, offering an opportunity to boost your credibility and visibility for key business stakeholders. The Learning Performance Model (LPM) – an alternative measuring contemporary L&D.

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Employee Engagement Solutions for Small Businesses

ePath Learning

An LMS provides small businesses with a central location to manage, distribute, and track learning and development opportunities with little effort.

Can Captivate 9 Save Adobe?


I discussed the new Adobe learning management system previously in this article. During those years there weren’t many other alternatives. I sincerely hope that Adobe’s efforts on this latest release will put them back on track as a major industry player.

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The 10 Must-Have LMS Software Features


This article points out the 10 must-have features that every LMS, that offers all the right perks without wasting resources on unnecessary functions, must include. there are fewer better alternatives to properly-designed assessments when it comes to gauging progress.

CAS eLearning Portal for CME

Association eLearning

In conjunction with the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia (CJA), CAS has provided educational articles and case studies with corresponding assessments, which learners complete for continuing professional development (CPD) credits.

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Will Crypto-Currencies replace Cash?

Your Training Edge

In this article, we are going to have a look on the same. Bitcoin, in case if you have been in touch to our posts in last few weeks, is an alternate money system having no physical currency.

How to learn and learn-to-learn

Clark Quinn

But I really try to alternate my pleasure reading with reading that advances my understanding (here are a Deeper eLearning reading list and a Revolution reading list ). an article that points to two), but even for myself I try to take notes and look for the implications.

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


The LMS collects data to track and report results of their performance. 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). What is tracked by a SCORM course?

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.

8 Tips To Create Onboarding Online Training For Baby Boomers


In this article, I’ll highlight 8 tips to create effective onboarding online training for your Baby Boomer employees. Especially those who have been in the industry for several years and have an impressive track record.

Apps and Digital Tools to Improve College Life


In his article 25 Important Apps And Digital Learning Tools For University Students , Scott N. The app allows to track all aspects of student life – schedules, homework, assignments and grades. There is also a grade-graph feature that allows you to track your progress.

Happy Christmas! Happy Holidays!

Jane Hart

  Don't forget that Norad tracks Santa's trip round the globe.  If you enjoyed this article, please consider sharing it! Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Happy Christmas! Happy Holidays! On December 24, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart Happy Christmas to those of you who celebrate it.

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Learning Styles in Training Development: Truth or Myth?


Witte takes a more conservative approach to learning styles than other researchers (and some suggest that there are alternate styles such as verbal and mathematical); however, some psychologists argue that learning styles are unlikely and that this learning theory is a waste of time. “We

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now


The many levels of project management that Trello offers – including cards, lists, and boards – makes it easy to coordinate input and track the status of different tasks. IFTTT also makes it possible to keep track of what learners are reading.

Avoiding the LMS Overkill


Alternatively, you could create a course on a MOOC like Coursera or Udemy to host and share your content. Tracking of offline activities requires strong processes driving such activities and social learning requires tight moderation.

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