Top 6 Cornerstone Alternatives and Cornerstone Competitors in 2020!


Cornerstone offers outstanding features such as SCORM compliance , blended learning, gamification, built-in course authoring, synchronous and asynchronous learning, mobile learning, and much more. Paradiso LMS as the best Cornerstone alternative.

TalentLMS Alternatives and Competitors


This blog “Top 10 TalentLMS Alternatives and TalentLMS Competitors” speaks about TalentLMS and its competitors and alternatives through which readers can select an alternative to TalentLMS if they wish to change the LMS or want some other LMS as per their business requirement.


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10 Tips for Using Synchronous E-Learning


10 Tips for Using Synchronous E-Learning. Synchronous e-learning can deliver incredible results with learners enjoying the experience and you achieving your training goals. As with most training strategies, however, you must make sure you use best practices when deploying synchronous e-learning courses. Below are 10 tips to help you get the best possible result when using synchronous e-learning. What is Synchronous E-Learning? 10 Synchronous E-Learning Tips. .

Open learning and knowledge sharing in a remote working world

CLO Magazine

This problem does not appear so much in a synchronous working scenario, where it is possible to cut to the chase and focus only on the relevant and concise information. In light of all the concerns mentioned above, what should the role of L&D be in today’s realm of open learning?

A Moving Landscape

CLO Magazine

Is the more traditional, face-to-face model being threatened by alternate offerings? As technology has evolved, the scope of where it can be applied for various kinds of skills has certainly grown, and the instructional design, the pedagogy, has evolved to have more elaborate as well as synchronous and group-based learning and technology-facilitated settings. Even though there’s all kinds of technological advents for synchronous sessions, they tend to be supplementary.

How to Add Events to Audio and Video in Lectora and Lectora Online


Lectora® and Lectora® Online make it easy to synchronize events—add actions—to audio and video playback. This blog will show you step-by-step how to synchronize events to audio and video files within Lectora and Lectora Online titles. For more information, view the Information Center (aka Help) topics on “Synchronizing events of an audio/video object.”. Any available action in Lectora and Lectora Online may be synchronized. Open your title in Lectora/Lectora Online.

Producing Podcasts: Some Considerations for Content Creators

The E-Learning Curve

Since its inception in 1969, the British Open University supplied about one-fifth of its output via radio programming. Typically it such programming centered around: Discussions of course material or issues covered in printed materials Alternative viewpoints to those contained in the printed materials (i.e. The Open University today, on iTunes U All I will say here is that the internet enables access to e-learning content: For Anyone. First of all, a (longish) pre-amble.

19 Insider Secrets About Selecting An LMS

Spark Your Interest

LMS are focused on online learning delivery including both asynchronous and synchronous training. Most are proprietary but there are some open-source ones too. A non-profit organization with limited resources decided to use an open-source LMS since there was no cost for the software.

Adobe RoboHelp 11: Sharing Resources via Dropbox

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Alternatively, you can click the Browse button and manually locate your Dropbox folder.).     My Resource Manager alerted me that my shared assets weren't synchronized (via the red icon shown in the image below). When content isn't synchronized, it's likely that team members aren't using the same content. All he had to do was click the Update button and his content was automatically synchronized with mine. by Kevin Siegel.

How to Replace Meetings With Video-Based Discussions

TechSmith Camtasia

An alternative approach to meetings. Many times it can be as easy as opening up a slide deck or a spreadsheet and simply talking over it while recording, and one take is all you need. Communicating in today’s workplace happens in a myriad of ways.

Beginner’s Guide to Pinterest Video Accessibility

3Play Media

Captions, also commonly referred to as subtitles, are time-synchronized text that visually depicts the audio content. However, there is an alternative workaround that will increase the accessibility of your videos. Log into your Pinterest business account(opens in a new window).

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

Origin Learning

It has opened many doors and has offered many fantastic options to blend the learning approaches and create a comprehensive learning experience. Blended model has had the classroom as its base of digital components providing the much needed experiential learning, giving the flexibility to the learners to choose their own schedules in case of asynchronous learning or locations in synchronous learning. Alternatively, create a control group to test the effects.

Thinking Beyond the Course


One of the activities is looking at a suite of courses that are currently offered, and considering alternative approaches. And, at times, even if there are complexities, you can do a blended online approach and have some synchronous online time as well. Reflecting after the call, I started thinking about some alternatives, and then decided to go all in. That is, what are all the alternatives that we can pull out of the performance ecosystem ?

How to Maintain Instructional Continuity in Times of Crisis

Hurix Digital

Consider what mechanisms are in place to deliver classes synchronously or asynchronously. Typically, with the flipped model, the more abstract and complex topics would be left for the synchronous portion of the class, and the more straightforward topics are completed online and asynchronously. Locate Open Educational Resource OER (activities). Arrange alternate activities in place of the lab assignment, or complete the lab activities at a later date.

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How To Start an Online School in 5 Simple Steps

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Preferred approach of lesson management (content-centric, activity centric, synchronous or asynchronous learning, etc.). Once you have the list of needed features, you can now go ahead and look at various alternatives available when it comes to choosing an LMS. Open Source LMS.

Getting Learners to Collaborate in a Virtual Learning Environment


More importantly, learners must be open to the idea of working in groups. While live interactions may be limited in an academic setting, learners may still be able to work as a team by using alternative communication channels such as chats and forums. Synchronous live Chats.

Training on a small screen: How to use the TalentLMS mobile app


Luckily, they can open the LMS mobile app and join the live session without any distractions. Of course, TalentLMS makes it easy to re-use content and create alternative mobile and offline-friendly versions of any incompatible course. Keeping the communication lines open.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

Synchronous Learning. Asynchronous Vs. Synchronous Learning. In synchronous learning situations students learn at the same time by activities such as attending a lecture or laboratory. Both can be delivered online and can even be recorded, however, synchronous learning is often delivered live and in-person. In blended learning , asynchronous and synchronous learning elements are being combined as part of one training program.

How to Set Up An Employee Training and Management Platform with LearnDash

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Lastly, the combination of WordPress and LearnDash is better than open-source and cloud-based LMSs because of its easiness to bring the e-Learning experience to an organization. Open this page and enter the license key against eLumine theme. Alternative Method.

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Can we dispense with email?

Clive on Learning

While some sort of policy response is obviously called for if some of Atos' employees are wasting half their working week handling email, banning this medium completely in favour of a synchronous alternative may be a little rash. First of all, can a synchronous communication channel, like instant messaging, do as good a job as email when it comes to handling all that valuable and necessary communication?

How to Create Free Closed Captioning Text

Rapid eLearning

Alternatives to Free Closed Captioning? There are a few alternatives that make the text available to the end user. Let’s say you do want closed captioning in your online training and you want the text synchronized to the audio narration. However, while it’s available, it’s easy enough to use and a good alternative if you have a video link and don’t want to upload your video to YouTube.

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How to Add Closed Captions to Video and Audio in Lectora


b)]: “Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation.”. Open your title in Lectora/Lectora Online. Locate and drag the desired video file into your title, or alternatively, from the Insert ribbon, select Insert Video File. There are several ways you can convert your audio file to a video file: Using an external video editor (such as Camtasia), open a new project.

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Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Most designers therefore began to shift to alternate languages such as HTML, CSS and Javascript, which are more suited to the mobile environment. The 5 which follows HTML signifies that it is the fifth generation of the original HTML standard which was first created in 1990 by the World Wide Web Consortium to define an Open Web Platform. Besides, by converting your Flash content into HTML5, you can integrate and synchronize the learning process for different devices.

Reimagining workplace learning during COVID-19

CLO Magazine

In the healthcare space, providers are moving the less critical, more chronic medical appointments to alternative means such as telemedicine and virtual doctor visits. For example, the trend of “polling” in online synchronous learning is picking up.

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Exploring 5 types of asynchronous training


Of course, not everyone can perform their jobs from their homes, but for those that can, remote work should be a sound alternative to working in an office.

ILT vs. VILT vs. eLearning vs. Video Learning: Traditional or Digital Learning

Roundtable Learning

The best ILT includes dynamic experiential and synchronous learning (people learning together). Let’s address some popular digital alternatives to ILT, starting with its closest cousin — VILT. When you take inventory of modern learning solutions, you can’t ignore the digital divide.

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COVID-19 eLearning Resources

eThink Education

Another great alternative we recommend is Poodll. Many institutions and organizations are now looking for options for synchronous web conferencing tools to create online classrooms.

DAU: Becoming a modern learning platform in 2021 … it’s about the song!

CLO Magazine

Shaffer states, “When DAU opened its doors in the early 1990s, the forces driving education and training — particularly how we all learned and consumed information — were radically different.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

Open Office. I keep hearing good things about Open Office. It’s the free alternative to the Microsoft Office Suite. It’s open source software, yet actually has some Help documentation. Dropbox seems to be the file synchronization software of choice. It will automatically synchronize files between all of your computers, regardless of whether they run the Mac, Windows or Linux OS. Free, open source and all that good stuff.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

A viable solution might be on-line, live (synchronous) instructor-led training combined with an easily updateable on-line reference library of sales support material and current promotional materials. Synchronous e-Learning. It is called synchronous in that it is a live event where everyone logs into the web-based virtual class at a specific time. It should also be pointed out that it is possible to include video as part of the synchronous e-learning environment.

How to Use Lectora to Create Accessible Courses


Rather, Lectora will publish with standard pop-ups that open in a new window. ALT tags provide alternative text for assistive technology, like a screen reader, in order to interpret and announce visual content. Alternatively, an object at the bottom of the list of objects in the Title Explorer would be identified last. Add a hyperlink below the image to open a textual explanation in a new window. Creating accessible courses in Lectora® isn’t hard to do.

Watch Interactive Videos on Your iPad…Offline!

TechSmith Camtasia

Of course, hotspots linking to websites will not open if you are not online.). Alternatively, you can go down the Custom Production path. This could be handy in a school setting, for example, where 30 students could download the zipped folder from a hosted location and therefore bypass the need to synchronize 30 iPads to iTunes. Note: This method works for Camtasia Studio 8 and later, and Camtasia for Mac version 2.2 and later. It also requires a third-party $4.99

TalentLMS for Android: The Content Downloader – Part 3, Architecture


Although there are more delightful open source projects used by TalentLMS for Android, this article only mentions the ones that were essential for the development of the Content Downloader. In order to really appreciate its many advantages over other alternatives, one really has to read and experiment with it a lot. Understanding Realm: Version Retention and Synchronization.

Instructional designers’ toolkit for a zero-budget training project


It’s similar to other presentation software like good old Microsoft PowerPoint, but it additionally provides some unique features that make it a preferable alternative. Hightail (currently acquired by Open Text) is a cloud service that lets users send, receive, digitally sign and synchronize files. Open Game Art is widely used by game designers and developers. One of the most daunting challenges that instructional designers face today are shrinking budgets.

mylearningworx - a reflection on the launch event

Learning Rocks

They are working on integration with Mozilla's Popcorn Maker video tool and that genuinely has the capacity to amplify the value of video, as well as possibly put something of a "seal" on some of the added value in the educators courses and not leave them open for use on somewhere like YouTube. Facing restrictions like that it's inevitable that at least some of the education programmes will do the same as the corporate sector and look to elearning as a potentially low-cost alternative.

Product Review: Knoodle

eLearning 24-7

Video goes in and out with the audio – They explain it has to do with the latest version of Flash, but how about coming up with an alternative. Sure you can use an alternative browser, but the vast majority of people don’t do it. Opening the gift – anticipation is high. The timeline enables you to move around the slides and synchronize them to whatever you have added. Under Synchronization. Everyone loves to receive gifts.

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

Talented Learning

2) Synchronous Learning Tools: Many learning platforms include a variety of real-time communication capabilities at the click of a button. Online proctoring is a viable alternative for remote students who need to take exams in a secure way that verifies their identity. These technologies are opening doors to an exciting future for students, educators and organizations that provide continuing education.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Although this movement away from Flash will generate cost and complexity for eLearning professionals, LearnUpon offers their customers a number of alternatives including support for HTML5 content delivery. Originally used to compress image files, nowadays it’s best known for moving images which are a lightweight alternative to video. MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). This is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web.

Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

Organizations need to balance a learning design strategy that’s both bite-sized and relevant; individualized yet rooted in community and collaboration; asynchronous and synchronous while coherent and engaging.

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Master your LMS implementation with this checklist


Alternatively, you can use LearnUpon’s course builder. If you want to connect your HR system or CRM you can use our open-ended API. A member of your technical team can use the API to link the two systems, synchronizing data and performing certain actions. For example, with our Salesforce integration, reporting data can be synchronized with your Salesforce account to house that data alongside other information. .