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?

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

But there’s an alternative. Several key themes emerged: Participants appreciate a safe environment in which to practice their chosen leadership skills. A certified action learning coach can ensure that the learning environment stays safe for all participants.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

But there’s an alternative. Several key themes emerged: Participants appreciate a safe environment in which to practice their chosen leadership skills. A certified action learning coach can ensure that the learning environment stays safe for all participants.

An Alternate Route to Learning

CLO Magazine

The program fast-tracks workers toward being globally ready and helps spread soft skills and creative thinking back into the local culture, creating a virtuous cycle that may one day eliminate the need for such a program. The company brings people from around the world to open events designed to introduce alternative points of view and inspire creative perspectives beyond their employee base. Traditional education is not always the best path to knowledge.

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


At the same time, adult learners, particularly in a corporate environment, crave autonomy in learning, but may not currently have the aptitude to use a system that fosters independence. Gamification is a great interactive method for pace setting and goal tracking.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

So what’s the alternative? Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Occupying a place on the continuum somewhere between a VLE and a PLE, an ILE is an informal learning environment that a facilitator manages on behalf of a group of learners.

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Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU

Kapp Notes

Virtual immersive environments come in all shapes and sizes even though many people tend to only think of Second Life when they think of virtual worlds. But there are many alternatives that are being deployed in a variety of applications. Tags: virtual immersive environment

Designing an Easier Way to Be Eco-Friendly

General Assembly

He cares deeply about the environment and actively takes steps to reduce his personal impact, but he finds it difficult to keep track of this and would like to make more effective lifestyle changes. question is tricky, so it’s useful to think up a number of alternatives first. (I

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

Unfortunately, companies continue to spend most of their employee development budget and most of their time and effort on training programs and systems tracking training activities. Learning is always about managers creating an environment of openness and trust among relationships.

How Restaurants & Hotels Can Prevent Sexual Harassment


When the power dynamic is so skewed, a workplace environment can shift to a place where sexual harassment is tolerated, ignored or normalized. Along with a male-dominated environment, there is an abundance of young people in hospitality-based businesses. Stop Harassment in Its Tracks.

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

Origin Learning

The intent is to create an experiential , and engaging learning environment. Although teachers are in the room to provide on-site support as needed, learning is primarily self-guided, as students independently learn and practice new concepts in a digital environment.

Off the rails?

Learning with e's

There is no deviation from the track (unless there is a disaster and there is a derailment - trains run on the rails), and generally there is a prescribed timetable that dictates the schedule of arrivals and departures of all trains in the network.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

With a wider variety of ways we could deliver learning experiences, combined with the desire to support and track performance, things had to change. Along with that, several creative people found innovative ways to still utilize SCORM even in mobile environments.

Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery


multiple devices, alternate operating systems, etc.), Ensure you conduct such tests using your targeted environments (desktops, tablets, smartphones, various operating systems, etc.).

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.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program


Workplace training is necessary to keep employees updated with industry trends and latest technologies that are key to survive in a competitive business environment. Track and Measure Learning Progress. Use a tool that comes embedded with employee training tracking software.

How to choose the right type of LMS for your organization


The cloud-based alternative. Rather it’s a number of combined internet-based tools, services and apps that are easily accessible to all users and can be used for learning in the corporate environment.

Why Your Software Company Needs Virtual Training Labs


Even the common alternatives are flawed. A virtual training lab is a cloud-based training environment that provides learners with a real-world, hands-on lab environment.

What to Look for in a Performance Management Solution Platform


Seamless integration allows actual performance data to be used in various capacities; beginning with goal setting, to real-time tracking, coaching and feedback. Performance Tracking. Reading time: 4 min 32 sec. .

ARG and ARG --What are they? What does it mean? Should you care?

The Learning Circuits

Here is what Koreen wrote in the chapter: Alternate reality games (ARGs), also sometimes called pervasive games or transmedia storytelling, are designed to combine real life and digital game play elements. Augmented reality” adds additional information to real life environments and objects.

LMS Final: The LMS as Social Media

Your Training Edge

Alternatively, the discussion can begin before the program, allowing a measurement of where participants are before the training starts. After training, the instructor-moderator can examine the blog data to determine what issues exist in the work environment versus those that can be affected in the training environment. This is another example of the monitoring that should take place in a social media environment.

Elearning vs Classroom Training – Let’s Understand Their Pros and Cons


Elearning is the new and inexpensive alternative to classroom training, which is becoming more popular and preferred method among organizations. In an eLearning environment, learners mostly work in isolation and are required to be self- driven.

Online Learning Space: Why Teachers Should Use It?


With the massive worldwide adoption of the web at the start of the 2000s, a lot of brand new learning technologies were developed, allowing learners and teachers alike to have an alternative experience. Managing and tracking learning courses is better.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

By this I mean integrating the content with the environment in which the individual is situated, and I see a lot of potential in augmented reality and wearable technologies facilitating this. Alternatively, you could use your iPhone.

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


As the study elaborates, to create ‘sustainable engagement’, the employees need ‘enablement’ – i.e. the tools, resources and support to do their job well as well as ‘energy’ which is derived from a work environment which promotes employee well-being.

What Is a Learning Organization?

Convergence Training

Are continuously aware of and interact with their environment. Supportive learning environment, including psychological safety; an appreciation of differences; an openness to new ideas; and time for reflection.

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

The Alternative. In fact, from the ashes of this original process rose the xAPI – a new and somewhat radical way to track and record what a learner does and when the action occurs, along with virtually any other data describing the learner’s actions.

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Your Audience Wants to See Video Marketing from Your Company

3Play Media

Alternatively, people with motor and sensory disabilities know whether content is accessible or not. People use captions when they don’t have headphones, are in a loud environment, or aren’t fluent in the native language of the spoken audio.

The 10 Must-Have LMS Software Features


there are fewer better alternatives to properly-designed assessments when it comes to gauging progress. Accordingly, any modern LMS system should include support for collaborative forums and interactive support tools, to help create a dynamic learning environment.

4 Instructional Design Mistakes You Should Never Make


If you’re developing a course for adult freelancers, give them scenarios that match their work environment. Instead of tracking their progress through the lesson, learners begin to zone out. Within your lessons, you could include a short quiz at the halfway point, and alternate the conclusion between a video and a class-based assignment. Looking for ways to improve your course? Keep an eye out for these instructional design mistakes.

ID Badges: My Experience with TIfPI’s Certification

Experiencing eLearning

Assesses Performance : Evaluate what the learner does within the learning environment using a specific set of criteria as the measure or standard for the learner’s progress. I wanted to validate that what I’m doing is on the right track.

Measuring The Effectiveness of Your Blended Learning Program

Obsidian Learning

Through practice exercises and knowledge checks, we can track some general measures of learning change, e.g., “Of the 217 participants to take the online course, 200 were able to pass the knowledge check at the end of the course the first time.”.

Everything You Need To Know About Workday® Learning Center HCM

WalkMe Training Station

With it, you can create, track, deliver, and report on educational courses or training programs. Alternatives to Workday® Learning Center. But there are alternatives on the market also worth exploring.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Some companies have taken a Guided Informal Learning approach, which helps them focus employee’s on-the-job training, encourage collaboration and track everyone’s progress. Managers have a hard time tracking exactly what employees have learned. Colleagues learning and sharing ideas.

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