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?

Alternatives to LMS: what, when and why?


The traditional solution is no longer the default answer in all situations, so let’s explore the LMS alternatives now available. When and why should you consider LMS alternatives? Just to be clear: this is not an ‘LMS is dead’ article: learning management systems have their place.

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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.

Custom, Accessible Quiz: Development Highlights

Adobe Captivate

In this article I want to share some highlights of the development process. If you haven’t tried it already, it will help to understand the rest of this article if you try out the quiz before reading further. I recently posted a showcase – a Custom, Accessible Quiz.

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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.

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.

Moving to Enterprise Sales {Part 2}: 5 Go-to-Market Prerequisites You Need to Succeed

Sales Hacker Training

Work with your sales ops to take some guesses on productivity during ramp, and track performance to see if you need to tweak your hiring profile. Do we have the strongest solution fit relative to the alternatives? Sales Management Articles

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Corporate Training Content: Directions in Curation


Choosing the most relevant content for the community is important, as is recognizing that your employees may belong to multiple communities that may need to be tracked. Articles Course Content Enterprise Learning content library elearning content

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. Ability to easily track learner progress and performance.

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In Challenging Times: Make Lemonade in eLearning


Consequently, there should be more interaction that can be tracked. And while you can’t do role-plays quite as easily, there’s another alternative.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

In this article I will review what needs to be considered for a thorough Needs Analysis with the effect that as an organization you are able to make the most educated choice when selecting your new Learning Platform.

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.

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.

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.

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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E-learning Activities That Don’t Suck!

Spark Your Interest

In our article, “The Dummies Guide to Developing Online Learning” we listed several e-learning activities. Patti Shank in her article on the Best Way To Write Multiple-Choice Questions discusses the 5 major flaws in writing the questions: Unclear or otherwise poorly written.

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.

More Myths-Based Marketing

Clark Quinn

Tracked back by Jo Cook, the 65% figure has been retracted by the originator (much like the 7-38-55 myth). Never been in the real world and seen it in action, then you shouldn’t hide behind articles. As does aggregation and assessment of alternatives.

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Six Reasons to Start Looking Beyond The Humble Spreadsheet


From calculating and presenting data to keeping track of achievements and records, they helped users around the world stay firmly on top of all forms of organisation and admin – no matter what size or scale. Here are six reasons to start looking into some alternatives.

7 Creative Ways to Boost Your Corporate Learning Strategy

Your Training Edge

Different alternatives to understand the overall learning process and managing it. A checklist is a great way to track how much work you have completed and what is left to be done. He occasionally writes blog articles for Dynamologic Solutions.


Spark Your Interest

So after reading this article, you’ll know what you need to consider when developing an online course. These aspects are discussed in more detail later in this article. Now is the time to track performance against the learning objectives set at the start.

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Introducing Waves – the learning campaign builder

Learning Pool

Craig has read that article, so send him this video next). This makes learning a lot more efficient: you don’t have to manually personalise your learning and keep track of who needs to be assigned what, and learners are only taking content that’s relevant to them.

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7 Tips for working remotely


A second bedroom is ideal, but these alternatives are great options to get work done: The kitchen table (as long as you still have space to eat). If there’s a way to track work statuses, your team can see what’s next, even when you’re offline.

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Elearning portals: Wider learning reach, quicker business impact


When businesses start to establish clear training initiatives, they often seek out software or online tools or web platforms to support the distribution and tracking of this content. Learning tracking : the observation and measurement of learning taken, what’s working, what’s not, why?

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. .

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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Using Blended Training in Your Employee Onboarding Program to Promote Organizational Culture

EI Design

Assessment for the entire Induction and Onboarding program: This can be done online as it is easy to deliver and track. A word of advice: Don’t organize the Induction and Onboarding programs as two disparate components (for ILT and online tracks).

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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.

Becoming a learning enterprise is a culture-change journey

CLO Magazine

However, according to “Wearied Science,” a 2017 article in The Economist , productivity gains are not rising as fast as investments in automation and technology, indicating that people aren’t keeping up. Track 1: The Learners. Track 2: Managers and Formal Leaders. Track 3: Teams.

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.

The 15+7 Best Webinar Platforms: Comparison Guide for 2020


This has proven to be especially true as we saw COVID-19 forcing things to change, encouraging businesses to consider alternative ways of exchanging information. In this article I review the 15 best webinar platforms that are available in the market. The budget-friendly alternative.