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?

Bug tracking tools for small web development teams, Which CMS to choose?


zipBoard Digest Bug tracking tools for small web development teams Are you a small team dealing in the web development world? Bug tracking tools for small web development teams, Which CMS to choose? elearning seo cms ux bug-tracking

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Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

The gig economy is typically characterized by people who engage in contingent work or alternative employment arrangements rather than full-time employment by a single organization. Next, generate confidence in organizational leaders to identify and develop their talent portfolio.

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Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

As we embrace informal learning, we will rely less on e-learning modules in favour of alternatives such as social forums, job aids, games, and indeed, interactive videos. Alternatively, you could use your iPhone.

Make your Training Vision a Reality

Your Training Edge

However, don’t forget to think of the alternatives. That’s what I have discussed in my previous posts i.e. rebalancing your training portfolio with time. The idea is to develop a set of statements that keep your training goals on the track, in particular, when things become nebulous.

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Apps and Digital Tools to Improve College Life


The app allows to track all aspects of student life – schedules, homework, assignments and grades. There is also a grade-graph feature that allows you to track your progress. If you are looking for alternatives you can check Quizlet, Cram, and Brainscape. .

Busting Top 3 Sales Force Online Training Myths, Part III

Melon Learning

Building product knowledge for any sales organization, regardless of the size and complexity of the product or service portfolio, is an ongoing process. Traditional training methods, while great for initial training, are in most cases a very expensive alternative when it comes to refreshers.

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Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

It’s a powerful yet more cost-effective alternative. We also offer a portfolio of common use cases. Or you could visit Azuqua Academy online anytime to pick and choose training from one of our various tracks. WELCOME TO EPISODE 19 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

How to Start an Online School – 6 Easy Steps


LMS helps you keep track of everything. It lets you track the progress of your learners. As an alternative, you can come up with your blended technique. Keep tracking your progress. Expand your portfolio of courses. Do you have the skill to teach? Are you interested in teaching linear thinking and binary logic? Are you good at programming? Do you have expertise in economics or management or any other subject? Don’t know how to go about? Don’t worry!

Is the Future of Learning Bite-Sized?

CLO Magazine

A review of the learning portfolio of Sainsbury’s, a supermarket in the U.K., Another example: 80 percent of listeners’ time is spent on 20 percent of the tracks on their music player. The act of modularizing means thinking fresh about an organization’s learning portfolio. These three trends are driving big changes in the industry and make a strong case for bite-sized learning.

Keep Tuition Assistance Costs in Check

CLO Magazine

Further, these alternatives can create viable pathways to credit while reducing the overall price tag and debt to employers and employees. Through portfolio reviews and examinations, individuals are offered an opportunity to formally earn credit for subject matter expertise gained through workforce development and job training, independent reading, the military, volunteerism and other hands-on experiential learning.

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Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Authorware and ZebraZapps are alike in this goal, and it’s certainly true that by using ZebraZapps you can build complex freeform interactions, simulations, and serious learning games faster and more easily than with any other tools I know of (and we use a wide range of tools in our studios, so we’re quite familiar with the alternatives). Because of its speed and flexibility, it helps designers explore more alternative designs. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W.

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.

How to Fuel Innovation

CLO Magazine

Instead, they seek alternatives. “Large and midsize organizations with heterogeneous IT portfolios containing HR data fragmented across many systems should consider buying or building a central MDM of HR data solution that integrates with established HRMSes and becomes the enterprise system of record for master HR data,” he said.

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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