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?

eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging


One of the ways I become a better eLearning designer is by finding good examples and trying to replicate the elements I like. Recently, my friend Brooke Schepker from Yukon Learning shared a sample course. View the sample course.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

But there’s an alternative. Participants are told that at the end of the session they will be asked to access how they did with their choosen skill with examples; the other participants will be asked to identify times they saw the skill demostrated.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

But there’s an alternative. Participants are told that at the end of the session they will be asked to access how they did with their choosen skill with examples; the other participants will be asked to identify times they saw the skill demostrated.

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. At LinkedIn, for example, the L&D team gathered success stories from across the. For example, if.

Why Does My Custom Menu Lose Track of My Progress?

Yukon Learning

What is happening in this example is the “visited” states of the buttons are designed to look like an “in progress” state. Using Variables to Track Progress. Therefore, while it is an alternate solution, it is not a recommended solution. How do you track progress in your courses?

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

Your Training Edge

Keeping track of lessons. Track your progress regularly. Tracking your progress regularly will help you in reaching the goal that reflective teaching strives to achieve. For example, try blending a traditional textbook concept with a classroom experiment.

Sound Effects in E-learning: Top 8 Sample Music Sites

CommLab India : They aim to create a huge collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings, and so on, and all sounds fall under a Creative Commons license. The tracks are organized by mood or emotion such as lonely, mellow, serious, sweet, energetic, and so on.

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The Importance of Storytelling in Elearning

Origin Learning

We’ll give you an example. 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. Use characters and examples.

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.



Adobe Captivate

This report allows you to track courses across the organization and find out which and how many have been enrolled in and of those, how many completed by your learners. This is a sample bar graph representation of the report on Learning Time Spent per Course. ABOUT DASHBOARDS IN PRIME.

The SharePoint Advantages and Disadvantages You Need to Know


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. You go to track down a document from a few months or a year ago. Here are 12 SharePoint alternatives to check out instead.

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 Does CourseArc Make Your LMS Even Better?


Plus, our tracking dashboard helps you see where every student is on their learning path, so you can jump in and help anyone who’s falling behind.). CourseArc automatically generates accessible transcripts and alternative activities. See Examples of CourseArc Modules in Action.

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ILT To Blended Or Online Training Transformation – Featuring 5 Examples

Adobe Captivate

In this article, through 5 examples, I am highlighting how you can manage this transformation successfully. 5 Examples Of ILT To Blended Or Fully Online Training. The key aspects are: Nature of the current ILT training program: Can the same impact be achieved with an alternative training delivery format? I have added 5 examples that showcase how we handled the transition of an ILT program to blended training for these 5 corporate pieces of training. Example.

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

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Will at Work Learning: Technology for Measuring Social Interactions. Can We Use This For Learning?

Work Learning

MIT researchers have developed a technology to track peoples social interactions, for example, at a conference. The system could track the number of interactions the store manager had with each employee, and the interactions the employees had with each other. Admittedly, quantity doesnt equate to quality, but by tracking such social contact, managers might get a start in thinking about increasing the number of "learning opportunities." View an alternate.

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


Have two or more nontechnical authors create some sample content in different tools, each author trialling tools in a different order from one another. Does the tool track the time spent authoring for you? Evaluate what tracking and reporting the tool can provide.

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. In addition, most of the authoring tools that produced Flash content, like Captivate and Storyline, now produce HTML5 content as an alternative.

How to Add Closed Captions to Video and Audio in Lectora


b)]: “Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation.”. Locate and drag the desired video file into your title, or alternatively, from the Insert ribbon, select Insert Video File.

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Visuals and Visual Thinking

Association eLearning

Have you ever sketched something out on the back of a napkin or drawn a mindmap to keep track of ideas during a brainstorming session? These are examples of visual thinking. If you do an online search for “sketchnotes” or “visual note taking” you’ll find lots of examples.

ID Badges: My Experience with TIfPI’s Certification

Experiencing eLearning

TIfPI uses 9 standards to measure and rate ID work samples. You provide samples of content (screenshots, a page from a storyboard, planning documents, a short video, etc.) For example, a normal badge for asynchronous e-learning would be ID(AEL); an outstanding badge would be ID(AEL+).

Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery


multiple devices, alternate operating systems, etc.), Our default tools and designs will help ensure that you’re already on the right track to deliver a high-quality user experience.

You Need To Be Learning From Your Training Analytics

ThinkingKap Solutions

The only way to know is to sample the data. Once your course is live, you should be tracking training analytics surrounding competency scores. Track User Progress. Completion is easy to track, if courses are prerequisites of each other.

You Need To Be Learning From Your Training Analytics

ThinkingKap Solutions

The only way to know is to sample the data. Once your course is live, you should be tracking training analytics surrounding competency scores. Track User Progress. Completion is easy to track, if courses are prerequisites of each other.

Writing Mistakes and Consequences

Experiencing eLearning

First, Draft One Alternate Path to Its Conclusion. I start writing a single alternate path from beginning to end. Draft Another Alternate Path (and Another, and Another…). Once the first alternate path is written, go back to the beginning of the scenario.

xAPI vs SCORM: Which Should You Choose?


They provide alternative methods for achieving similar outcomes. Let’s use an example to explore the main differences between xAPI vs SCORM. Like the xAPI, that protocol is mobile ready and tracks a lot more movements than the older method. Better tracking.


Articulate Storyline: 4 Easy Steps to Create a Digital Clock

CommLab India

A digital clock is very useful to measure and track the time spent by a learner on a course, accurately. Here is a sample screenshot. Alternately, you can place the variable references in the Master slide and use that layout.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The bad news is that for every tool also is another alternative. Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. Padlet - a brainstorm wall Padlet is an example of a brainstorming wall where participants don''t have to create an account. There are many alternative brainstorming walls like stormboard or spiderscribe. One alternative is

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GLD 4: Training and Coaching Methods

Your Training Edge

If this is the case for your leadership program, consider the alternatives to traditional approaches. For example, if there is a section on Emotional Intelligence, create an online program that provides information, examples, and case studies.

Playing Games Leads to Better Learning

CLO Magazine

For example, a mobile game that requires retail associates to select the right product features to match a customer’s needs. Enhancing Motivation in Workplace Training With Casual Games: A Twelve Month Study of Retail Employees” offers an alternate perspective.

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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). A few examples of improvement activities: Expanded practice access.

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Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

The larger the project, the more likely you are to lose track of the pieces. However, bins are not available in Camtasia 9, so you have to come up with alternatives. For example, your audio folder may have three folders in it named SOUNDTRACKS, VOICE OVERS, and SOUND EFFECTS.

The Pulse of Mobile Learning

Allison Rossett

To our surprise, even in this professionally active sample, only 4% said they were using mobile to deliver learning and support in their organizations. While this mobile app is only a first try that lacks the the richness that comes from assessment and tracking, it is nothing to sneeze at. using mobile to think a fresh thought, reach for another opinion or example, seek somebody unexpected or distant. John Park recently blogged about alternatives for mobile development.

What is a Learning Burst?

Allison Rossett

In the next few years, approximately 4,000 emerging leaders were going to begin their development track to place them into business management positions. Click here for a sample of courses using Learning Bursts. . Tweet Guest blogger, Dave Basarab , introduces learning bursts.

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