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?

A Learning Path to Retention

CLO Magazine

Companies simply cannot grow without recruiting and retaining millennials — the generation that, according to research from LinkedIn , will comprise 50 percent of the employable workforce by 2020. Tanya Staples in vice president of learning content at LinkedIn Learning Solutions.

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. LinkedIn - for groups Everyone knows LinkedIn. However, as facilitator, you should also know how LinkedIn groups work and how you can facilitate conversations in groups. Are you already an administrator of one or several LinkedIn groups?

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8 E-Learning Developers You Should Follow

Rapid eLearning

LinkedIn. LinkedIn. Check out this example of alternatives to multiple choice questions. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn.

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.

ID and eLearning Links (3/5/19)

Experiencing eLearning

Want to track how many people use the curated resources or do other actions in Storyline. LinkedIn Niels Flor compares what he sees as the differences between instructional design and learning experience design. As I read various sources online, I bookmark what I find useful.

10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

Thankfully, the advancement of online learning technologies has created a more attractive and convenient alternative. With eLearning, your association staffers can spend less time tracking down instructors, reserving classrooms, coordinating with caterers, and processing registrations.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program


A recent survey by LinkedIn involving thousands of employees, executives, people managers, and talent developers resulted in the following key findings: 68% of employees prefer to learn at work. Track and Measure Learning Progress. Tracking & Reporting.

ID Badges: My Experience with TIfPI’s Certification

Experiencing eLearning

I added the badge to my website, LinkedIn profile, and the About page of my blog. Seven years ago, I argued that if we had an evidence-based certification, that could be one tool for people who came to ID from an alternate path.

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. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

CAS eLearning Portal for CME

Association eLearning

To overcome these challenges, CAS began researching alternative solutions. The Knowledge Direct® Med LMS is a comprehensive system for authoring content, registering learners (including through eCommerce), content delivery, testing, tracking, reporting, and issuing certificates.

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25 eLearning Tools You Need Now


The many levels of project management that Trello offers – including cards, lists, and boards – makes it easy to coordinate input and track the status of different tasks. IFTTT also makes it possible to keep track of what learners are reading. Tool: LinkedIn.

Y Is xAPI So x-Zillerating?

ATD Learning Technologies

xAPI promises far more than its predecessor, the SCORM standard, which tracked e-learning activity in learning management systems. Alternatively, you may want to dive in with a senior leader’s pet project, one that will be given the resources and attention to improve chances for success.

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The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


Trello makes it easier to coordinate everyone’s input and track the status of different tasks. Its simplicity makes it all the more likely you’ll add and track tasks, improving your productivity. Google Docs provides an alternative to Microsoft Office. LinkedIn.

Make your Training Vision a Reality

Your Training Edge

However, don’t forget to think of the alternatives. The idea is to develop a set of statements that keep your training goals on the track, in particular, when things become nebulous. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

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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.

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

Talented Learning

2) Alternative Product Strategy. Alternatively, a medical device manufacturer selling a diagnostic system for hundreds of thousands of dollars could easily charge thousands or tens of thousands of dollars per student. A great example of this is (now LinkedIn Learning).

What Does It Take to Find a Mentor in a Startup?

CLO Magazine

Unlike other structured mentoring environments there is no mentor matching, no program guidelines, and no program manager to keep things on track. Start the search with online tools such as Google and LinkedIn. Mentoring isn’t easy.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification

Your Training Edge

Gamification allows companies to recognize who has been working on achieving expert status in different fields, by keeping track of points and badges and seeing who tops the leaderboards. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Tips for LinkedIn – If you haven’t already, create a “Company” for your association on LinkedIn. Followers of your LinkedIn company page will be notified of new products and can even write recommendations for your course which is then shared with their LinkedIn connections in addition to everyone who views your page. Simple, create an alternate version of your course that includes just a quick taste of your content. Share this on LinkedIn.

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6 Digital Learning Trends You Need to Know About

DigitalChalk eLearning

Sometimes learners don’t have access to desktops; so mobile is the only real alternative. Or it can be a little more complex with the use of leaderboards to track and benchmark learners against each other.

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

LinkedIn. Alternatively, each person can contribute to an ongoing thread as it fits their schedule. Many virtual world services exist that are more practical in nature; or at least offer a practical alternative to the fantasy worlds.

How MOOCs Are Used in Workplace Training

Your Training Edge

The alliance is also working on an alternative credentialing system for the free online courses. All of the courses are eligible for verified certificates through the Signature Track program. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

Further (slow) thoughts on learning #change11

Clark Quinn

They’re discussing work topics in LinkedIn groups, and using Twitter to both track new things and to get questions answered. I’ve been monitoring the comments on my #change11 posts, and rather than address them individually, I’m posting responses.

Beyond the Hype – 5 Practical Applications of xAPI for Online Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

In 2017, Linkedin and created a study of the challenges the eLearning industry is currently facing. This survey found CEOs across the country are not able to collect the data they need to measure the success and ROI of their online training solutions – indicating the critical need to collect and track even more learning data ( Source ). SCORM is an alternative, more traditional, method for tracking learning data that is still in use.

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Y Is xAPI So X-Zillerating?

ATD Learning Technologies

xAPI promises far more than its predecessor, the SCORM standard, which tracked e-learning activity in learning management systems. Megan Torrance and Rob Houck, the authors of “Making Sense of xAPI,” liken the sharing across platforms to an update you might make on LinkedIn, which you can automatically add to your Twitter posts.

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LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Alternatively, some LMS cloud vendors integrate with third-party ecommerce sites such as Shopify and Magento to deliver ultra-professional storefronts with a full breadth of ecommerce capability.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

To add an element of competition, a leaderboard tracked and displayed which players had made the most finds. While games like these provide a fun alternative to boring quizzes, they do not provide context.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


trackthisforme - A data-lovers dream, this site can track anything you want—from your mood, to how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll pop. Reward Summit - Reward Summit tracks your credit card rewards programs so you never miss out on another dollar again.

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Beyond The MBA

CLO Magazine

And with every new credential, they have something new to add to their résumé or LinkedIn profile. “In the olden days, employees had to pay their dues before getting onto a high-performer learning track,” Stotz said.

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

Talented Learning

You can connect with Nancy on LinkedIn or on Twitter. 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.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015


Feedly tracks what you''ve read, enables you to star articles to save for later, and easily share your favorites across your social media networks. Fit Brains Trainer features more than 350 games and puzzles to challenge your mind, as well as tracking to measure your progress.

Start Doodling in Class: The Value of Lo Fi Graphics in eLearning


Rohde’s book mainly discusses the why, how and what of using sketchnotes as an alternative to jotting down traditional handwritten notes during conferences and talks (lectures). Follow her on Twitter , LinkedIn or Google+. Going to class and taking notes go hand in hand.

Localising elearning for China

Sponge UK

An LMS allows companies to present elearning content to employees and track their progress and results. Alternative social media sites As many websites and online services are banned or severely restricted, Chinese companies have filled the vacuum.

Comparing Traditional and Lite LMSs

Association eLearning

However, many of you are just now beginning to hear about these new LMS alternatives. The system’s limited functionality and feature set can be beneficial to organizations that don’t need advanced reporting or tracking – making them a very simplistic option. • Analytics and corresponding reports are often non-existent or not as robust as the reporting capabilities you will find in a standard learning management system – limiting your ability to track learner progress.

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