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?

FREE Alternative To SurveyMonkey


One of the leading players in this field is SurveyMonkey, a easy to use SaaS that enables you to create and track surveys to your heart's content.

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. With each of these authoring tools, you can: Create SCORM-compliant elearning content.

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. With each of these authoring tools, you can: Create SCORM-compliant elearning content. Create multi-device learning. Each tool clearly has the core features required to create great elearning content. Why would you want an alternative to Storyline and Captivate?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. tool should give you the versatility to create.


Adobe Captivate

To explore and create reports for your Dashboard, click on Add and select the type of Report you want to create. Use Cases– understand when and how to create the different types of Reports. The X-axis has all the Categories of Skills as created in Prime.

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

Dashe & Thomson

For whatever reason, getting “just-as-good” alternatives is something of a hobby of mine. issues tracking. Issues-tracking: Lighthouse. Anyone who has ever tried to manage testing and review of a web-based training system without a robust issues-tracking system knows that it is not an experience worth repeating (sadly, I’m talking from experience here). The time tracking is well done, but the other features are merely so-so.

Why Does My Custom Menu Lose Track of My Progress?

Yukon Learning

We have also created a “complete” state for each button on the “Menu” slide. In this exercise, we have created a True/False variable for each topic and we trigger the state change to “complete” only after the variable has switched to “true”. Using Variables to Track Progress.

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Writing & Grammar: Ways to Deal With Tracked Changes Aversion

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In my classes on editing with Word, I hear one complaint more than any other: "The people whose writing I am reviewing do not know how to use tracked changes." " "My boss hates tracked changes." " IconLogic reader Lia Scott adds, "Those who do attempt to use the online tracking often have difficulty following it--resulting in many double words, extra spaces and formatting issues. by Jennie Ruby.

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How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

However, the learning pundits and the instructional designers constantly innovate to create a perfect blend of the best of various learning modalities. The intent is to create an experiential , and engaging learning environment. Alternatively, create a control group to test the effects.

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? What’s more, you can easily export the data and create your own reports in Excel.

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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. To help you get started, we’ve created a complete walkthrough of Learning Paths.

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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Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline


The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets. Creating interactivity with Storyline is easy and quick.

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 create a profitable course? Well, we created this massive guide to answer all those questions for you. Creating the Course Content.

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Between the Happy Sheets

Your Training Edge

Was the use of multi-media effective in providing alternative knowledge retention paths for the students? When are stakeholders going to recognize that delegate preparation is almost as important as the actual course and learning-path created by your training department.

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


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. Alternatively, an open text field may also be provided, where the learners can write their responses.

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. Create situations and examples around it.

How to Create Employee Training Videos


Choosing between off-the-shelf videos or creating your own. The first decision you need to make is to purchase off-the-shelf training videos or create your own. Alternatively, it’s easy to produce great video content without needing expensive filming and editing equipment.

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


TinCan is the new Scorm standard (link) that allows you to track and trace learning experiences from anywhere. You can now for example create mobile courses and still be able to track the results and TinCan will open up more opportunities in the future.


How to create spaced repetition?

Ed App

Creating a study plan for spaced repetition learning can help you better remember what you have studied previously. Below is a simple guideline on how to create spaced repetition : Plan short and regular review sessions. As opposed to cramming all information in one study session, create time each day to review. This is good advice on how to create spaced repetition. How to create spaced repetition using summaries and checklists. Create my free account.

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. How To Create Onboarding Online Training For Baby Boomers. Especially those who have been in the industry for several years and have an impressive track record.

Custom, Accessible Quiz: Development Highlights

Adobe Captivate

This was a shorter, rewritten and rebranded version of a fully customized, yet accessible quiz I created for a client. To determine which scenario was in play, I used Captivate’s cpQuizInfoAttempts system variable to track whether the quiz had previously been attempted.

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Articulate Storyline: 4 Easy Steps to Create a Digital Clock

CommLab India

We can create many rich, Flash-like components using this tool. In this blog, I will share how to create a Digital Clock (we can create a clock in both 12 and 24-hour formats). Just follow the 4 simple steps described below to create a Digital Clock in Articulate Storyline.

The SharePoint Advantages and Disadvantages You Need to Know


There’s a reason that it’s such a popular solution for creating corporate intranets and collaboration sites. 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. Because SharePoint is a platform, you can use it to create all sorts of resources for your teams.

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.

How to Start an Online School – 6 Easy Steps


If you are keen on teaching multiple topics, you have to create multiple courses. LMS helps you keep track of everything. It lets you track the progress of your learners. Remember that great logos create everlasting impressions. It’s all about creating the right educational path for your learners. As an alternative, you can come up with your blended technique. Keep tracking your progress. Do you have the skill to teach?

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

eLearning 24-7

While the race is on for people to get LMSs and LCMSs, there are some people who either do not want or need a LMS/LCMS, but want to create a learning community or more often, some type of portal – intranet or internet. CMSs were initially created and are often used for organizing and managing websites and web content, including documents, files, media, etc. As for the course authoring tool – to create courses within a CMS and then launch them?

How to Create Customize Result page in captivate – Part 3

CommLab India

Before creating an action, we need to rename text in the Result page. QuizAttempts: To track the number of times a learner attempts the quiz. CorrectQuestions: We’ve already tracked the correct points at On Success for every question.

Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

It’s a powerful yet more cost-effective alternative. Or you could visit Azuqua Academy online anytime to pick and choose training from one of our various tracks. Or you can notify me and I can create a flow that delivers relevant real-time help.

Here Are Ten Rules to Create Engaging Elearning

Rapid eLearning

At the recent ASTD conference, I was asked how to create engaging elearning. Rule 1: Don’t Create the Course. Besides, many of the courses we create are just sharing information that’s already available in other places like the organization’s intranet or via job aids.

Soundscapes for elearning

Sponge UK

Sound design is one of the most overlooked elements in the process of creating elearning, but it could be just what you need to take your elearning project to the next level. Controlling the sound in your elearning doesn’t have to mean creating complicated sounds of your own.

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Localising elearning for China

Sponge UK

An LMS allows companies to present elearning content to employees and track their progress and results. The Chinese E-learning Technology Standards (CELTS) are a good place to start when creating digital training for the country.

How to make your employees feel good about completing training

Sponge UK

Some elearning courses can be created to help identify talent at the same time as imparting the knowledge required. By showing a track record of rewarding employees who complete or seek out training opportunities you can encourage more people to do the same.

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Your learners are telling you how to improve, are you listening?

Sponge UK

You can track learner performance inside the course through a Learning Management System (LMS). In order to get them to take your training you need to make sure it’s more engaging than the alternatives. Alternatively you can go where the learners are.