You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

As learning systems consultants , we’ve seen our share of organizations abandon LMS platforms that once seemed like ideal solutions. Even if you haven’t relied on a consultant for LMS selection , it’s critical to put an independent advisor on your side now.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

My seminar was called ‘How to Double your eLearning Return on Investment’ - and following a lively seminar with lots of questions, I wanted to share some highlights. Running my own eLearning consultancy has certainly been an eye-opener and provided me with a steep learning curve.

How to grow an elearning dream team: 8 things the best L&D leaders do

Elucidat

How do you set-up and nurture an elearning team that can efficiently create smart online learning, at the right quality and volume? We’ve pulled together our years of experience working across hundreds of elearning teams of every size and configuration – across the globe.

The A-Z of eLearning Acronyms (with bonus explanations from experts)

TalentLMS

In your first week of working in the eLearning industry, you’re likely to look at your colleagues blank-faced as they throw out sentences that sound like noises only a dog would understand. “It’s Bonus: six have been explained by eLearning experts! ). An alternative to ADDIE.

Apply Design Thinking to Story-based eLearning - Tip #180

Vignettes Learning

It entails setting aside assumptions and could involve consulting with experts, observing and engaging with people, and/or immersing in their physical environment. This is the time to generate ideas and “think outside the box” for alternative solutions to the problem/s.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. The system will perform all of the management, tracking, reporting, and administrative functionality. The e-Learning industry has developed several specifications of its own whose goal is to allow courseware to be “plugged” into any LMS so that it can be properly launched and tracked.

Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery

CourseArc

But like other design-driven products, in which subjectivity plays a key role in a course’s development and execution, the quality of eLearning products can sometimes be difficult to evaluate objectively. multiple devices, alternate operating systems, etc.),

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

SCORM had the limitation that any learning you wanted recorded had to be eLearning ( formal learning ), online, launched in a browser from a LMS, and could only record very specific things. In addition, the eLearning itself was designed for the computer screen.

Breathing life into Employee Development Trainings – An e-learning perspective

G-Cube

The second course was developed for a consulting firm specializing in developing people-centric solutions for organizations. The ALT (Alternate Text) images were incorporated. Blog e-Learning Tools & Technologies e-elarning elearning Employee Development Training online training

6 steps to make your authoring tool implementation a success

Elucidat

It might be that you need to speed up production by getting your team working collaboratively, or that you need to be able to make rapid updates to a large library of elearning content for legislative reasons. Professional services for expert coaching and consultancy. Elearning Produc

What is Your Training Plan B?

Dashe & Thomson

I started thinking about managing instructional design projects and the need to find alternative strategies when things go wrong. The IT Department was to create a knowledge base for an issue tracking system that would be used by the Help Desk. Not eLearning.

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18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

In 2017 we tracked more than 35 different mergers and acquisitions in the learning technology space. You can add consulting as a premium upsell or provide a digital badge or certification as an enticement to purchase more than one course.

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

Origin Learning

Tracking learning, and performance can become convenient, especially when using online assessments. Use of xAPI in course development makes it especially easy to track every activity contributing to learning. Alternatively, create a control group to test the effects.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

What’s the future for elearning, digital learning and L&D professionals? 15 elearning industry experts on future of L&D. I think Bots will be a valuable addition to our digital toolkit to support, encourage and keep people on track with applying their learning.

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How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

The LMS also serves as an eLearning authoring tool that can provide both pre and post-training support. Track and Measure Learning Progress. Use a tool that comes embedded with employee training tracking software. Tracking & Reporting.

Digital Video: 10 Ways to Experience Modern Learning Live and On-Demand

Talented Learning

Although virtual learning is a popular instructional delivery method, approximately 78% of the learning platforms we track does not include a native virtual meeting tool. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

These systems help organizations strategically track, organize and analyze customer and prospect interactions — including training. So if you’ve lost the battle for a new LMS, join us to learn why augmenting your existing platform can be a winning alternative!

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.

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

Talented Learning

Connecting online learner s with the broader community of on-campus students, faculty and events is the best way to keep them on track with their educational goals. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

If you’re an elearning professional, you’ve probably seen or heard the term xAPI countless times. There was also a rather large elephant in the elearning room: For SCORM to work fully, everyone pretty much had to log-in to an LMS. The Alternative.

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The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind

Learningtogo

As an independent consultant, I must justify my educational travel to myself and my business partners. When you attend a conference together, you can “divide and conquer,” making sure that each member of the team attends a different track or series. Look for less expensive alternatives.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

Learning and development professionals, including elearning developers, have to wear many hats. But it’s even more true for L&D/eLearning professionals who work in small learning development departments. Emily Wood: An eLearning Department of One (Hats Off to Her!).

The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide

Elucidat

Choosing an elearning authoring tool isn’t easy and it takes more than a free trial. This detailed guide and six point scorecard is designed to help you find the best elearning software for your needs. Supports different modes of elearning from immersive scenarios to one-page resources.

What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Back in 2014, David Kelley interviewed me for the (then) upcoming Dev Learn Conference sponsored by the Elearning Guild, he was writing a series on what people bring to the conference with them. Alternatively, add the app “ Haystack ” to your phone. Expensify to track expenses.

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

So far, I have formally reviewed and currently track 120 of them. As an LMS selection consultant , I’ve had a front-row seat in the rapid shift toward specialization. This gives buyers a sense of comfort and confidence that is rarely achieved with generic LMS alternatives.

A Conversation with Sharon Boller

Kapp Notes

In fact, we are co-facilitating a live online course for the eLearning Guild called simply, “Game Design.” We did – and continue to design and develop – a ton of eLearning and blended learning solutions.

Task List for Your Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation

Adobe Captivate

I’ve led or consulted on 30+ implementations, and I change the task list every time. Should compliance courses be maintained in paper formats as an alternative, in case of a system failure? Make sure your trainers track their classroom sessions and attendees in the LMS.). Test learning tracks or paths, and reports. The post Task List for Your Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation appeared first on eLearning.

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The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. Both of these can be supported in the workplace rather than in the classroom or through structured eLearning. We can’t produce a high-performing knowledge worker by simply having them attend a few classroom courses and complete some structured eLearning modules.

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. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His mission is to improve the quality of eLearning with practical approaches that work.

How will adopting an adaptive learning strategy help your business

eFront

Identify building-block components early: Because technology will be a key driver for the strategy, evaluate alternate technologies early in the process. eLearning Adaptive Learning Adaptive Learning Strategy Adaptive Learning Strategy Benefits

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Webinars are better, but not yet best

Allison Rossett

I did this by tracking the twitter stream, #closym. A researcher reported that the keyword, webinar, was searched more often than the keyword, elearning. People are seeking information about webinars more often than they are drawn to elearning.

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The Winners List: Learning Locker® Open Source Awards 2019

HT2 Labs

Best use of Learning Locker® for Education: Guroo Producer are an Elearning Consultancy based in Sydney, Australia focused on building immersive, self-paced and blended adaptive learning.

Help Your Client See E-Learning from a Different Perspective

Rapid eLearning

Most people only see linear, click-and-read elearning courses. I’ve worked on plenty of projects where the outcome was only to have the course tracked at the end of the year. If you’re new to this, I recommend the Performance Consulting book.

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