Megatrends in MOOCs: #11 Alternative Credentials

Your Training Edge

But what does it mean when job applicants put digital badges on their resumes or when an employee earns a verified certificate from a free online course? Why do we need alternative credentials? What alternative credentials are available? Course sequences.

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. Use assessments and course variations. Why would you want an alternative to Storyline and Captivate?

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. Use assessments and course variations. Consequently, the most common and effective uses of the two are software simulation and animation-based courses. Why would you want an alternative to Storyline and Captivate? How is Elucidat a good alternative to Storyline and Captivate?

Track Course Completions for Free Using Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer

E-learning Uncovered

Are you creating courses using Adobe Captivate and don’t yet have a learning management system (LMS) for tracking results? Did you know there is an alternative, FREE solution? Total number of students who passed the course. Total number of students who failed the course.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

How it’s Viewed7 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Pages Interactive8 The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud9 Translate Your Learning into Hundreds of Languages10 Track and Analyze Exactly how. part of a training course, the content naturally. Of course, specific assessment methods should only.

Microsoft Project for the Thrifty Project Manager: 3 Free (or Almost-Free) Alternatives

Dashe & Thomson

Some people of course might ask why I would take the time to do this – Project is a great tool, one that many PMs would swear is worth its weight in gold (and judging by the sticker price, they’re not far off). For whatever reason, getting “just-as-good” alternatives is something of a hobby of mine. issues tracking. Issues-tracking: Lighthouse. The time tracking is well done, but the other features are merely so-so.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. These days, however, everyone seems to be creating their own online courses and distributing them via an LMS.

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A quest for an LMS alternative (that’s not a franken-solution)

Spark Your Interest

I think it’s a brilliant program and want to ensure that we are considering assessment and tracking as part of the design process, not as an afterthought. Further reflection hasn’t really changed my original opinion, but I am wondering what the alternatives are. Web analytics – do people use this with flash courses? Forms – I have also considered that we host the course using WordPress and then could add a form to it.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018


Therefore, creating and selling courses online can be quite profitable with many professionals achieving 6- and 7-figure incomes. – How can I conclude to the right course topic? – How can I create a profitable course? 1 Should I Create an Online Course?

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Easygenerator Adds TinCan Support, a New Editor, More HTML Question Types and Course Templates.


This version has a complete new editor, we have TinCan support, we added three more HTML question types and we added a new concept: course templates. TinCan is the new Scorm standard (link) that allows you to track and trace learning experiences from anywhere. Course templates.


Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery


Like any other product or service, online course design and development must be subjected to quality control (QC) standards to ensure that its users’ needs are truly being met. multiple devices, alternate operating systems, etc.), and the number of courses offered.

The LMS is from the Past – The web is the future

Challenge to Learn

We are proud to offer a modern alternative to the LMS: a flexible best of breed, fully web-based (SaaS) solution created by a unique collaboration of three organizations: Aim 4 You. to deliver content to the learner, to track and trace learner results and.

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eLearning Course Design: 10+1 Steps To Success


eLearning course design plays a significant role in every step of the learning process. As learners progress through the course, design assists with learning and retention. To ensure your training materials achieve all this, you need to know how to design a course.

Between the Happy Sheets

Your Training Edge

It is where you get the opportunity to rate the instructor and provide valuable feedback on how the seminar/course can be improved in the future. Was the use of multi-media effective in providing alternative knowledge retention paths for the students?

The 11 Best Writing Tools to Sharpen Your eLearning Course Text


Time and practice are incredibly helpful when you’re creating eLearning course content. Let’s dive into some of the best writing tools we use here at LearnUpon and what we recommend our customers use to hone their course writing skills. Course Content How ToWriting.

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


Of course, cost and speed need to be balanced against quality. Does the tool track the time spent authoring for you? Evaluate what tracking and reporting the tool can provide. Does it fully integrate with learning management systems (LMS) and provide tracking data through them?

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.

Build eLearning Courses with Materials You Already Have


During a recent LearnUpon webinar, an attendee asked: What is a course? Interestingly, after a chat with the person, I found they were not only comfortable with “what a course is”, they already had all of the ingredients to make a course at their fingertips. Course Content.

How To Use Storyboards To Build Better eLearning Courses


Today, we’re explaining a simple step you can add to your course building that makes the whole process more streamlined – Storyboards. Used to outline what your course content will look like, it’s a clever method that helps you build better courses. Course Content How To

Customized Course Catalog for an Enhanced eLearning Experience


Your online course catalog doesn’t need to be like a brick and mortar grocery store. Imagine, removing aisles of gluten-free products and diet-friendly alternatives. The post Customized Course Catalog for an Enhanced eLearning Experience appeared first on Meridian Knowledge Solutions.


Adobe Captivate

OVERVIEW OF DASHBOARD REPORTS: There are six report templates created to provide frequently required and/or commonly useful information: Courses Enrolled & Completed. Effectiveness for Courses. Learning time Spent per Course. Courses Enrolled & Completed.

eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging


Recently, my friend Brooke Schepker from Yukon Learning shared a sample course. View the sample course. Here’s a link to a snippet from the course: Two key takeaways for engaging & interactive compliance courses. 4 cool course elements you can easily use yourself.

Custom, Accessible Quiz: Development Highlights

Adobe Captivate

In the course, there are two possible scenarios in which a learner may start the quiz: A first attempt; Re-taking after a failed attempt. I recently posted a showcase – a Custom, Accessible Quiz.

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The SharePoint Advantages and Disadvantages You Need to Know


Of course, that’s dependent on you and your habits. 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. Many companies offer SharePoint training courses—that alone should tell you that SharePoint isn’t easy to use.

How To Implement Interactive Self-Paced Online Courses In A Corporate Environment


Let’s have a look at the reasons why interactive self-paced online courses are a great idea for your organization and how you can implement them. Designing a self-paced course: points to consider. An interactive self-paced online training course needs to be virtually self-sustaining.

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.

13 Steps to produce a SCORM course


Our Account Managers are regularly asked the question: how do I create SCORM courses? The rise of authoring tools have allowed everyone to produce SCORM compliant training courses. In this post, I guide the complete novice to the point where they have produced their first course….


How video-based courses make training more effective


In this post, you will get to learn ways by which video-based courses can make training more effective and the benefits you tend to gain either as a trainer or as a trainee. Video training courses enable micro-learning.

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

Okay, I’m intrigued, but can I launch courses from a CMS? As for the course authoring tool – to create courses within a CMS and then launch them? To create a course(s) in some type of rapid e-learning authoring tool or Dreamweaver.then yes, but you will need to make some minor tweaks. Specifically, when you are ready to output your course from one of the rapid e-learning authoring tools.

Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner


There are many types of interactivities that can be built in an e-course. A little off the beaten track, here are some innovative ways of building experience in e-learning –focused on instruction but aiming to make learning as enjoyable and intriguing as possible.

Here’s the First Step When Building Interactive E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

On past projects, many of my customers would ask for interactive elearning courses. When I asked them how they defined interactive elearning courses they’d usually list things like fancy mouseovers, drag-and-drop interactions, and a host of other ways to interact with the screen.

How to Deal with Those Pesky Compliance Courses

Rapid eLearning

I always joke about how many times I’ve had to take a course on how not to receive bribes, yet I’ve never been in a job where I was important enough to be bribed. Most likely you’ve also had to take similar types of compliance courses. Don’t create a course.

How to Use Learning Paths to Create Structured Training Programs


Not every course you create is meant to be an island. Some courses are built to be banded together, taken as a group – one after the other to create a holistic experience. Learning Paths are the well-oiled course delivery machine of a learning management system (LMS).

Articulate Rise, A Responsive Authoring Tool


For a comprehensive list of the best course creation options, check out our post on the top 12 eLearning authoring tools. We’ll take you through its easy to use functionality and how it can help you create impressive courses, fast. One of the biggest frustrations when using an authoring tool is that responsive courses can be difficult to create. Responsive courses automatically adjust the course content to fit the screen size it’s being viewed on.

xAPI vs SCORM: Which Should You Choose?


They provide alternative methods for achieving similar outcomes. An iPhone can track and record data about the call: call duration, your call history, and even information about how many steps you took when collecting the pizza. Better tracking. Course Content Technical Help