Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

So what’s the alternative? Frankly, there’s nothing most online courses do that a PDF can’t. Anyone (and I mean just about anyone ) can create and update a PDF. I claimed earlier that there’s nothing most online courses do that a PDF can’t.

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CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

You can still create it as SCORM, SCORM 1.2/2004, but as a “web&# it won’t be tracked from the SCORM perspective, unless you locate a plugin or API that enables your CMS to be SCORM compliant – and well, good luck on that. flv), HTML5, docs, pdf, etc.

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. You can also export a padlet wall as pdf or photo (.jpg). There are many alternative brainstorming walls like stormboard or spiderscribe. One alternative is present.me.

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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. When changes are necessary, you can simply update the master PowerPoint for your eLearning course, save out a new PDF document, or link to a new cut of your video-based course.

Articulate Rise, A Responsive Authoring Tool

LearnUpon

Alternatively, you can start from scratch and use ‘blocks’ that allow you to build courses by selecting module types. You can choose one option from the following: LMS, PDF, Web. These course formats track learner progression in various ways. You can track using course completion, quiz result, or a Storyline block. If you need to quickly create courses that look great and accurately track course completions, Rise should be top of your list.

Thinking Context in the Design Process

Clark Quinn

the Red 7 sales demo , warning: large PDF), but it’s a setting in which the decisions are meaningfully embedded (that is, real application of the model and of interest to the learner). Here we’re beginning to talk Alternate Reality Game. (And

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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. A Learning Burst combines an 8 to 10-minute audio cast (in a talk show format) with a PDF workbook with supporting material.

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CAS eLearning Portal for CME

Association eLearning

Download the CAS Medical Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF. To overcome these challenges, CAS began researching alternative solutions. The Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society (CAS) enables anesthesiologists to excel in patient care through research, education and advocacy.

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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. She wanted it to be fun, memorable, to use alternate forms of delivery, to include some gaming, to promote networking among students from all over the globe, and to reduce expenses. A Learning Burst combines an 8 to 10-minute audio cast (in a talk show format) with a PDF workbook with supporting material.

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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. Your still relying on employees to actually learn from reading a PDF instead of improving the content you’re using to teach information.

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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

We project that Badges will reach the Plateau of Productivity before xAPI, simply because Badges is a less ambitious standard than xAPI that clearly meets the very common use case of tracking completion of a learning activities across different platforms.

Why Your Software Company Needs Virtual Training Labs

Appsembler

Even the common alternatives are flawed. This can even extend to sales enablement (pdf) , where you provide a virtual demo environment to prospective users so they can try out your software to see if it’s a fit for their business.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

We project that Badges will reach the Plateau of Productivity before xAPI, simply because Badges is a less ambitious standard than xAPI that clearly meets the very common use case of tracking completion of a learning activities across different platforms.

Build your multi-device strategy in 6 questions

Sponge UK

Legal documents like T&C’s might be better provided as a downloadable PDF than as part of the course content. Alternatively, you can look for more effective alternatives to the options your learners are already using.

Build eLearning Courses with Materials You Already Have

LearnUpon

Dragging and dropping your files into order, choose from: Text documents – PDF/Word/PPT. SCORM courses track the time taken to take courses accurately. During a recent LearnUpon webinar, an attendee asked: What is a course?

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018

learnWorlds

A mini-course is a bit-sized alternative to offer as a lead-capture mechanism for your business, educating your customers or presenting your skills to nurture leads into customers. eBooks or PDF files. Pdf is one of the most frequently used learning unit. Get your school now!

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9 Ways to Develop Talent for Tomorrow’s Economy

General Assembly

In our report Bridging the Gap (PDF), General Assembly explored policy alternatives for students pursuing accelerated learning programs, including the expansion of individual tax deductions for education.

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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015

OpenSesame

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.

The Winners List: Learning Locker® Open Source Awards 2019

HT2 Labs

This provided a simple alternative for the streamlined delivery of online learning to small cohorts of participants completing one-off learning programs.

Conferencing reflections

Clark Quinn

Having different tracks have different schedules doesn’t work. I like to see the alternatives, and take the temperature of the market. App : I used to get a PDF of the program and put it on my tablet. It turns out that I’ve been to a lot of conferences this year (8, if my math is right) scattered through the year and around the globe. And over the past decade, I’ve hit a lot more.

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Guide to online training Best practice integrity measures

ENROLO

An alternate approach that regulators could consider would be to provide elements such as videos or interactive content that must be included as part of a course. Many “online providers” are cutting corners by developing simple e-books or a PDF with a voice over and a next button between pages. It is important that regulators understand these differences and to improve integrity by specifying the requirement for high granularity tracking of student interactions and assessment.

A ship without sails: Why single source is integral to blended learning

Xyleme

The objective is to engage the workforce by accommodating different learning styles using a learning management system that tracks performance to provide measurable outcomes. The State of Learning & Development 2014: Coming of Age (pdf), [link].

Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide

BrightCarbon

If you have a word or phrase running throughout your presentation that needs changing, type it into the Find dialogue box and type your alternate into the Replace box. We’ve compiled a list of the most useful keyboard shortcuts for Slides in a handy PDF.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

Share your success I would estimate that it takes twice as long to create an eLearning course with a measurable objective (that is actually tracked from start to finish) than it takes to develop a course that isn’t measured. And I’m not talking about tracking via assessment or quiz results.

Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

Plus offers: Automatically generates alternative versions to reduce cheating. Export to Word or PDF to print. Reporting and tracking. Quiz makers enable teachers to create assessments quickly and easily. They take the guesswork out of formatting and reduce the risk of errors.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Visit our blog for a free, no-sign-up-required PDF download of “E-Learning for All” and a link to the original posting. Learning styles, I’m looking at you [PDF] …). Kim Krause Berg suggests that user stories might be an alternative.

Master your LMS implementation with this checklist

LearnUpon

Alternatively, you can use LearnUpon’s course builder. Video files (with or without tracking). Deciding which LMS to go with may be one of the most challenging parts of selecting an LMS. Now you’ve chosen your system it’s time to implement it!

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

Audacity is an open source, easy-to-use multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Alternatively, you can compile Audacity from source code. Click here to view the transcript of this podcast (PDF, 585K). --.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I agree the technologies to create, deploy and manage HTML5-based mobile web apps will greatly improve in 2012 but I don't feel they will mature to the point they can replace all native apps – at least in most of the primary enterprise use cases for learning that’s managed and tracked.

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 1)

Learnnovators

I was recently at the Disney Institute and saw a fascinating onboarding program Disney does with a gamified environment, which is a lot more interesting, engaging and thoughtful than memorizing information about a company to learn its history from a PDF or online module. We need to have mobile enabled content that doesn’t require tracking by the LMS and we have to get rid of the notion that if learning isn’t tracked it’s not formal or not valuable.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

Download PDF. Metrics are measurable performance parameters that can be used as feedback to evaluate the training results, to help refine the implementation strategy and to keep the training initiatives on track. Keeping your training solution in this framework will allow you to keep the big picture in mind and will help you keep the project on track. Tracking and reporting of student progress and performance. The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Apps may then become more about UX than providing an offline alternative. Or just track CPD? Using Javascript and tween libraries as alternatives to HTML5 Value of Adobe Edge to change Flash-based projects? Simple workflow that enables IDs to stop using Word - tracked-change word docs for SMEs. Capability to go into eLearning and track changes within it - version-control. Still love a PDF download!

Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

Steve Howard

Typically these notes are then reported in a spreadsheet, a Word doc, via email, or occasionally through a more robust tracking system. Alternatively the comments can be stored in a shared network location so that comments from every reviewer can be housed in the same location. These components are then able to track user input (say, the selection of a value in a combo box) and utilize that input elsewhere in the project.

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