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?

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3 Things to Know About eLearning Measurement and Tracking (And 5 Ways It Makes Content Better)

gomo learning

Measurement and tracking eLearning isn’t just a bit of housekeeping to do at the end of your digital learning process. How to Use Measurement and Tracking to Inform Future Content. Getting to Grips With xAPI and SCORM Course Tracking. Blog measurement tracking

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There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

But there’s an alternative. Action learning with a trained coach is a cost-effective approach that enables leaders to develop capabilities while working to solve urgent organizational or social problems. During the session the coach keeps track of when skills were demonstrated.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

But there’s an alternative. Action learning with a trained coach is a cost-effective approach that enables leaders to develop capabilities while working to solve urgent organizational or social problems. During the session the coach keeps track of when skills were demonstrated.

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. “We’ve taken that problem away for the learner,” Carlson said.

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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." " "The problem is, the people I work with won't do this." These are usually easy to fix, but show that they have trouble reading the document with the changes tracked." by Jennie Ruby.

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The Benefits of Strategic Agility and Systematic Innovation


The Harvard Business Review even mentions collective creativity, which alludes to the importance of creative individuals working together at every level of an organization, technical, artistic or otherwise, to create solutions to big problems.

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Easygenerator Adds TinCan Support, a New Editor, More HTML Question Types and Course Templates.


TinCan is the new Scorm standard (link) that allows you to track and trace learning experiences from anywhere. You can now for example create mobile courses and still be able to track the results and TinCan will open up more opportunities in the future. We have released version 8.5


Quiz Tweak 3: Play Audio/Object Audio

Adobe Captivate

Alternative for Slide audio. This alternative means that you don’t need Closed Captioning, or at least that you don’t want to use the CC feature of creating it. Intro. In a first Tweak post I explained how to replace text feedback messages by images.

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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.

The SharePoint Advantages and Disadvantages You Need to Know


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 want your organization to move and adapt to new problems quickly, you need a tool that does the same.

Thinking about reframing

Clark Quinn

The problem is, capitalism assumes that we’re optimizing buyers. Yet we live on a finite planet… A serious problem is that the alternatives are also flawed. And yet, maybe there’s another way, that is thinking about reframing the problem.

Is E-Learning Possible Without Learning Management System?

Your Training Edge

You will definitely build a community so that you can track the complete tasks, send assignments to learners and provide them a pleasant environment. However, there are many ways you can track your learners efficiently without LMS.

Introducing Zoom for Continu – Train Your Team Virtually


This powerful integration makes it possible for you to automate your attendance tracking, capture recordings, and leverage the powerful video conferencing capabilities of Zoom, right within Continu. Automate Your Attendance Tracking.

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More Myths-Based Marketing

Clark Quinn

One problem arises in their definitions of generations. Just like any generation shift in History, the new one has its own codes and vision of the world” Er, that would be ‘no’ The problem is assuming the generations proposal, and working from there.

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Becoming a learning enterprise is a culture-change journey

CLO Magazine

Amid the traditional, something new is trying to emerge — an enterprise that is more fluid and agile, ecological, innovative and quick to recognize and mine insights from problems. But learning is not primarily a formal training and development problem. Track 1: The Learners.


Spark Your Interest

However, the focus during the face-to-face session is on problem-solving and feedback. Now is the time to track performance against the learning objectives set at the start. LMS’s were developed to read “SCORM” files – a standard used to track employee records within an LMS.

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7 Creative Ways to Boost Your Corporate Learning Strategy

Your Training Edge

The root of the problem is that companies are using learning strategies that are no longer applicable to the current job scenario. Different alternatives to understand the overall learning process and managing it.

Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

The larger the project, the more likely you are to lose track of the pieces. However, bins are not available in Camtasia 9, so you have to come up with alternatives. To help solve the problem of organizing files in Camtasia, you can try importing items only as you need them.

Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner


A little off the beaten track, here are some innovative ways of building experience in e-learning –focused on instruction but aiming to make learning as enjoyable and intriguing as possible. Alternatively, an open text field may also be provided, where the learners can write their responses.

8 Myths about Online Education


When online learning was first proposed as a viable alternative to in-class learning, many people were skeptical. In fact, online education benefits from analytics tools that help instructors pinpoint problem areas in their courses. Accordingly, online courses have improved at a rapid rate, and are now fitting alternatives to classroom courses. Part of the problem with this myth is that it treats all online courses as essentially the same.

Training vs. Just-In-Time Resources: 5 Tools You Can Use Today

Bottom-Line Performance

The rise of the LMS has worsened this situation with companies wanting to put everything into clickable “courses” so they can track that employees have completed their training. Eight years ago, I wrote a blog post on training versus learning.

Keep it simple, Genius

Rustici Software

Because I’d rather not call people stupid, I’ll offer some alternatives that are also commonly used: “Keep it short and simple,” “keep it simple and straightforward,” or “keep it small and simple.” A long time ago, I overheard a manger tell someone on their team to “keep it simple, stupid.”

Branching Scenario in Storyline

Experiencing eLearning

Here’s how I built the scenario and solved those problems. Keeping Track of Alternate Paths. What was left was filling in the branches for the alternate paths. Problem #1: Missing a Setting. Problem #2: Reusing a Result for both Phone and Email.

Share Your Feedback, Get Satisfaction

TechSmith Camtasia

Jamie Perrett had a problem. But he needed to mesh the two recordings together into a cohesive video, alternating between the recordings depending on which better portrayed the lesson being taught.

Breathing life into Employee Development Trainings – An e-learning perspective


We introduced several scenarios that reflected on real-life situations and common problems arising out of wrong posture while working or travelling. The solution too was given in the same topic, so the learner could relate to the problem as well as read up on the solution together.

SCORM Supports It But How About Your LMS?

JCA Solutions

You have an LMS to deliver courses and track user data, and…it’s not doing it quite right. You can’t consider alternative systems right now. Is there any way you can possibly get your SCORM courses to launch and track like you need, fast, and on the LMS you’ve got?

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ID Badges: My Experience with TIfPI’s Certification

Experiencing eLearning

Last month, I earned my badge for Instructional Design: Goal- or Problem-Based Scenarios [ID(GPS+)] from The Institute for Performance Improvement (TIfPI). I debated between going for the Asynchronous E-learning (AEL) badge and the Goal- or Problem-Based Scenario (GPS) badge.

What Is the Difference Between Hybrid and Blended Learning?


With technological advances, a new alternative is now available. One article details how interactivity leads to better critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, as well as improved student attitudes towards the material. Years ago, learning was consigned to the classroom.

How to learn and learn-to-learn

Clark Quinn

The Guild was somewhat reluctant to try me again, but I documented the exact two things that were wrong, and gave them my specific changes and why those change would address the problems. Meta-Learning, or Learning to Learn, is a crucial focus and area to track.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program


By using such tools, instructors can enable learners to clear doubts and solve problems in a collaborative fashion. ProProfs Collaborate is one such software that facilitates knowledge exchange and collective problem solving among learners. #6. Track and Measure Learning Progress.

Usability and Networks

Clark Quinn

And similarly, Google’s search has been the best, and with a browser extension and some adjustments, I was getting ads blocked, tracking stopped, and more. And the fact that they’re not tracking me is important. Sure, my ISP still can track me, and so can Apple, but I’ll keep working on those. And while that’s created problems, it’s also enabled incredible benefits.

How To Start an Online School in 5 Simple Steps

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

An LMS is like a super fast brain that performs multiple functions like creating courses, assessing student performance, monitoring and tracking student activities, administering courses, etc. Track commissions and revenue. Step 3 – Comparing your alternate LMS options.

Product Insider: Building a Common Language for Skills


Now we see a plethora of different tools trying to find an alternative for a competency model. The skills economy demands a creative tracking solution — one that isn’t from the top down. Luckily, these are the problems that Degreed was born to solve.

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. That creates a problem for SCORM right there in that most eLearning content was made for the bigger displays of desktop and laptop computers.

How to Migrate to WooCommerce (From Any Platform)

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

Besides, if you calculate the time and effort you might waste in trying to migrate yourself, messing it up, and then approaching an expert, going directly with expert help seems like a better alternative, right?! Thinking of WooCommerce as the potential new platform for your eCommerce biz?