Megatrends in MOOCs: #11 Alternative Credentials

Your Training Edge

New forms of education require new types of credentials. Why do we need alternative credentials? As you are probably well aware, employers in general are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with traditional higher education. What alternative credentials are available?

Lowe’s Introduces Track to the Trades Program

CLO Magazine

Home improvement giant Lowe’s has teamed up with Guild Education , an education network for working adults, to offer its employees a new avenue of development.

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8 Myths about Online Education

LearnDash

Some online education myths won’t disappear. When online learning was first proposed as a viable alternative to in-class learning, many people were skeptical. In fact, online education benefits from analytics tools that help instructors pinpoint problem areas in their courses. Accordingly, online courses have improved at a rapid rate, and are now fitting alternatives to classroom courses. But it’s not just higher education that offers accredited course.

The Art of Reflection: How to Become a More Thoughtful Educator

Your Training Edge

A useful tool for self-assessment for educators, introspection bears plenty of fruits for those who put their minds to it. Keeping track of lessons. Ways to become a more thoughtful educator. Track your progress regularly.

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

Talented Learning

But what role does customer education play in this process? And what does effective customer education actually look like? Dave is also committed to empowering customer education professionals everywhere. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Every business can benefit from educated customers.

An Alternate Route to Learning

CLO Magazine

Traditional education is not always the best path to knowledge. Lack of global experience among educators reinforces the indigenous worldview. million-square-foot educational facility at Mysore. The goal, according to Tan Moorthy, vice president of research and education, is to “help the fresh students who make the transition into the corporate world.” Another is to find people who didn’t fit into the education system in the first place and hire them.

Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: As the non-traditional student segment of the higher education market continues to grow, demand for greater program flexibility is following suit. The post Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert appeared first on Talented Learning.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with e's

Previous posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. I first started working in the field of educational technology in January 1976, at a time when technology was used more for teaching than it was for learning.

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. One direction is to educate. by Jennie Ruby.

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Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

“ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm ”, a recently published whitepaper, outlines the potential for Associations to lead a much needed change in the current education industry. Attracting New Members with Association Education Programs. “We

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.

Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

Plus offers: Automatically generates alternative versions to reduce cheating. Class Marker is a secure site for business and education which helps you develop online assessments for users to take using a link sent to them. Create exams, educational games and assessments for online use.

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Dilemma of author-educators migrating to story-based eLearning design

Vignettes Learning

Possessing good writing, education and training backgrounds would certainly help anyone who aspires to become an elearning story-based curriculum developer. Teachers and educators are trained to present the macro lessons, the grand scenario of the entire course.

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

Vignettes Learning

Thought/Action Wave In the 18th century, education, learning and training have focused on thought or knowledge retention. The alternative approach: “Thought and Action are One” (learn and apply, learning by doing) gained popularity. Now, we think-act-educate-use simultaneously.

100 things to watch in 2011

Jane Hart

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 www.bristol.gov.uk/jimmywales

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Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

When we worry about the status of their credentials or lose sleep over their completion rates, we’re perpetuating an out-dated paradigm of education based on formal learning. What about online social education and Communities of Practice? Alternatively, you could use your iPhone.

How Medicare Payment Changes Will Drive Performance Improvement

Web Courseworks

The program can be broken down into two different tracks: Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (Advanced APMs). Education & MIPS. Education and Performance Improvement will play a large role under MIPS.

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Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

This means customer education is more than just a nice idea. Since learning is such a critical aspect of the customer experience, it begs the question – should you charge customers for educational content? 2) Alternative Product Strategy. Pricing customer education can be tricky.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

The industry is awash in evolving learning technology features such as micro and adaptive learning, gamification, alternate and virtual reality, xAPI, big data, social, content curation, user experience, video, integration and the list goes on and on.

10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

Associations are also realizing the potential of online member education and investigating ways to automate the process of delivering content, administering assessments, and issuing certificates. Increased ability to track and report on attendance.

Give your Professional Associations a Worthwhile LMS Therapy

Paradiso

These associations can be into any domain like healthcare, education, hospitality, transport etc. Each of these organizations is involved in providing education opportunities as a member benefit or incremental revenue stream. Do you know what are associations?

Beyond The MBA

CLO Magazine

In 2016, a team of professors at Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University spent months converting a series of classroom-based executive education classes into a digital badge program.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

Performance improvement activities have been an officially recognized part of continuing medical education for years. MOC is not an online learning technology; it’s a new approach to medical certification that seeks to raise standards for CME (Continuing Medical Education).

Off the rails?

Learning with e's

The state education system can easily be compared to a railway network. But we comply with them, because there is no alternative. Furthermore, unlike traditional formalised education, the personal learner determines his or her own destination.

3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch

Web Courseworks

The program can be broken down into two different tracks: Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (Advanced APMs). The questions will test the knowledge and educate both contestants and audience members alike.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 2 – Practice Makes Perfect

Learnnovators

Any practice you track is assessment, and so inherently the final practice is summative assessment. Provide challenging alternative choices based on common misconceptions. Also, in designing practice, make sure that the alternatives to the right answer are not just obvious or silly, but reflect ways in which learners go wrong. This is the second post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning.

Innovative EdTech Exhibits Find Their Way at Bett Excel London – 2019

Magic EdTech

Bett Excel London – 2019 is an internationally-recognized workshop for transformative learning that enables the global education community to come together to celebrate, find inspiration and explore the innovations through technology that are defining the next frontier in higher education. Magic EdTech will be showing its products at the transformative learning workshop Bett London, which is the world’s biggest education technology event.

Innovative EdTech Exhibits Find Their Way at Bett Excel London – 2019

Magic EdTech

Bett Excel London – 2019 is an internationally-recognized workshop for transformative learning that enables the global education community to come together to celebrate, find inspiration and explore the innovations through technology that are defining the next frontier in higher education. Magic EdTech will be showing its products at the transformative learning workshop Bett London, which is the world’s biggest education technology event.

Moodle vs Totara – which is the right choice for you?

Paradiso

Moodle was designed with education and mind, and Totara to cater to the needs of organizations, so again individual needs come into play when considering the question of Moodle vs Totara. Are you an educational institution or an organization?

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Testing times

Learning with e's

I wrote some time ago about some of the alternative ways we can track pupil progress without testing. A bad experience in school at an early age can colour children's views on education for life. assessment education learning pedagogy SATs schools teachers testing

Custom Learning Experiences: Next Commercial Training Trend?

Talented Learning

I spend my days anticipating, tracking, understanding and interpreting learning technology trends so I can help organizations make better buying decisions. I may in fact be obsessed with learning technology.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

Performance improvement activities have been an officially recognized part of continuing medical education for years. MOC is not an online learning technology; it’s a new approach to medical certification that seeks to raise standards for CME (Continuing Medical Education).

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

With a PhD in educational psychology from The Ohio State University, he is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, a sought after conference speaker, and a prolific writer. Because of its speed and flexibility, it helps designers explore more alternative designs. Learnnovators: You say, “Things have to change…too much e-learning is on the wrong track.” If they have alternatives to boring, ineffective learning, they take them.

Moodle vs Totara – which is the right choice for you?

Paradiso

Moodle was designed with education and mind, and Totara to cater to the needs of organizations, so again individual needs come into play when considering the question of Moodle vs Totara. Are you an educational institution or an organization?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Hey! Editors of "Educational Researcher".Get a FREAKING CLUE!!!!!

Mark Oehlert

Editors of "Educational Researcher".Get Mallette.and anybody else directly involved with the choice to publish the journal " Educational Researcher " through SAGE. Editors of "Educational Researcher".Get The alternative is that this is it.we