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?

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

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. Why would you want an alternative to Storyline and Captivate? Check out the top 10 learning analytics to track.

Lowe’s Introduces Track to the Trades Program

CLO Magazine

The Track to the Trades initiative is designed to present career alternatives to Lowe’s employees and ensure they get the support they need to pursue those careers. “By taking critical steps today to invest in our own workforce, we can begin to solve this critical issue.”

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Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

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. Over time, such factors can often cause a landslide of issues, resulting in a loss of productivity, poor ROI and an increase in stress. Why would you want an alternative to Storyline and Captivate? How is Elucidat a good alternative to Storyline and Captivate?

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.

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. I'd love to hear from you about this issue.

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The SharePoint Advantages and Disadvantages You Need to Know

Continu

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. If you’re just using it for short-term document storage, that might not be a huge issue.

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. Oftentimes, we find ourselves solving a problem with palliatives and failing at it rather than directly addressing the true issues.

How Restaurants & Hotels Can Prevent Sexual Harassment

discoverlink

Unique Issues in the Hospitality Industry. There are several specific issues that hospitality workers face in the industry that contribute to the overwhelming number of sexual allegations. Stop Harassment in Its Tracks.

xAPI vs SCORM: Which Should You Choose?

LearnUpon

They provide alternative methods for achieving similar outcomes. It’s clunky when compared to newer methods and, like SCORM, it has issues. Like the xAPI, that protocol is mobile ready and tracks a lot more movements than the older method. Better tracking.

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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.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Track and Measure Learning Progress. Use a tool that comes embedded with employee training tracking software. Once you are sure that the learning outcome of individual learners or groups of learners is positive, you may validate the learners by issuing certificates.

4 Instructional Design Mistakes You Should Never Make

LearnDash

However, unlike the previous issue, this one stems not from explaining too little, but from explaining too much. After all, it’s not so much a content issue as an organizational one. 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?

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. For some associations and in some industries this can be a real issue.

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 choose the right type of LMS for your organization

Matrix

The cloud-based alternative. Whenever companies take into consideration buying a LMS for the first time or replacing the old one, there is an overwhelming amount of details to take into consideration. Read more: When it’s time to let go of an LMS.

Customized Course Catalog for an Enhanced eLearning Experience

Meridian

Imagine, removing aisles of gluten-free products and diet-friendly alternatives. Without the constraints of space, and by tracking users’ data and making complex correlations between user behaviors, online catalogs can be infinitely customized.

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

And Don’t Forget These Issues… This led to yet another digital elephant in the room: SCORM’s reliance on JavaScript. Unfortunately, JavaScript suffered from many issues. The Alternative. Other Issues Resolved.

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A Learning Path to Retention

CLO Magazine

At LinkedIn, we’re working to create a sense of belonging by paying greater attention to employee feelings, addressing sensitive issues, using storytelling as a learning strategy and tracking employees’ progress.

Digital assignments: How shall we grade them?

Learning with e's

Many of the modules I teach at my university deal with alternative methods of learning and teaching, and focus a great deal on new and emerging technologies. Over the next few academic years I predict that submitting assignments in alternative digital formats will become the norm.

Will Crypto-Currencies replace Cash?

Your Training Edge

Bitcoin, in case if you have been in touch to our posts in last few weeks, is an alternate money system having no physical currency. The Bitcoin is the government issues, but instead mined by computers carrying out a series of computations [2].

Give your Professional Associations a Worthwhile LMS Therapy

Paradiso

A well versed Learning Management System can help associations resolve many of these issues so they have more time dedicated to growing their membership base and increasing member value and engagement. Do you know what are associations? and what are they known for?

What to Look for in a Performance Management Solution Platform

Gameffective

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. .

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

I don’t think the time and price of a degree are such big issues for them; instead I think it’s the relevance of the degree. Alternatively, you could use your iPhone.

How to Get State of the Art Training -- Without Replacing Your LMS

Launchfire

CON Neutered Tracking. Usually, when you host your content outside of your LMS, you are able to track much more granular data. Tracking is So-So. You won’t have any granular data that’d help you find knowledge gaps or track learning growth.

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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.

CAS eLearning Portal for CME

Association eLearning

To overcome these challenges, CAS began researching alternative solutions. Automatically issue dynamic certificates upon course completion. Download the CAS Medical Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF.

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Employee Engagement Solutions for Small Businesses

ePath Learning

Loss of productivity, morale issues, and staggering employee turnover costs all work towards disrupting the business. An LMS provides small businesses with a central location to manage, distribute, and track learning and development opportunities with little effort.

Solution Category Overview: Medical Software

InsiderHub

Hewlett Packard reports that with the help of mobile technology, patients can track important items such as blood pressure, heart rate, and monitoring of chronic diseases. In the healthcare industry, running a business isn’t easy, and medical device software is there to help.

You Need To Be Learning From Your Training Analytics

ThinkingKap Solutions

There are several ways to do this, including issuing a survey to your users. 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

There are several ways to do this, including issuing a survey to your users. 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.

Branching Scenario in Storyline

Experiencing eLearning

When I completed building this branching scenario in Storyline, I ran into a couple of issues. Keeping Track of Alternate Paths. What was left was filling in the branches for the alternate paths.

How to Get State of the Art Training — Without Replacing Your LMS

Launchfire

CON Neutered Tracking. Usually, when you host your content outside of your LMS, you are able to track much more granular data. Tracking is So-So. You won’t have any granular data that’d help you find knowledge gaps or track learning growth.

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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.