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?

Microsoft Project for the Thrifty Project Manager: 3 Free (or Almost-Free) Alternatives

Dashe & Thomson

With what free time I have at work, I’ve lately been on a mission to find a project management suite that can reproduce the best features of Microsoft Project, add on others, and cost less than $30/month all-together. Some people of course might ask why I would take the time to do this – Project is a great tool, one that many PMs would swear is worth its weight in gold (and judging by the sticker price, they’re not far off). issues tracking.

Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

This is as true about your home and your mind as it is with your eLearning video project. 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.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

In this article, we explore Elucidat as an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate – to help you decide if it’s time to make the move to cloud-based authoring. Why would you want an alternative to Storyline and Captivate? Check out the top 10 learning analytics to track.

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. are switching between devices, alternating between. Track and Analyze Exactly.

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.

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

Zipboard

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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A quest for an LMS alternative (that’s not a franken-solution)

Spark Your Interest

I’m working on a project that included a question from the client -do we need an LMS? I think it’s a brilliant program and want to ensure that we are considering assessment and tracking as part of the design process, not as an afterthought. Further reflection hasn’t really changed my original opinion, but I am wondering what the alternatives are. Obviously I have more work to do to figure out options and identify the best one for this project.

Track Course Completions for Free Using Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer

E-learning Uncovered

Are you creating courses using Adobe Captivate and don’t yet have a learning management system (LMS) for tracking results? Did you know there is an alternative, FREE solution?

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8 Tips To Save Time On Your Next eLearning Project

TalentLMS

This article features 8 tips to help you save time and resources on your next eLearning project. How To Save Time On Your Next eLearning Project. Here are 8 ways to save time on any eLearning project. You’re able to reuse them on multiple eLearning projects.

You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

You’ll also have assistance with documentation, project management and other details that are often overlooked. 4) Create a project game plan. For example: Scheduling (How will you track and coordinate resources, timelines and milestones?).

5 Indispensable Tips to Be a More Productive eLearning Project Manager

SHIFT eLearning

Proficient project managers in eLearning or any other industry naturally want to be productive. They want better learning materials, more efficient ways of handling client projects—all without wasting unnecessary energy and resources. Who has a stake in the project''s results?

Visuals and Visual Thinking

Association eLearning

Have you ever sketched something out on the back of a napkin or drawn a mindmap to keep track of ideas during a brainstorming session? Alternately, you could convert your own written notes into visuals. Logos, billboards, icons, infographics, memes, and other visuals are everywhere.

The SharePoint Advantages and Disadvantages You Need to Know

Continu

That saves a lot of time when collaborating on projects. 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.

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. Without presenting an alternative way of writing content, SMEs will cling to these traditonal methods.

Task List for Your Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation

Adobe Captivate

It’s natural to be afraid of taking on a project that is totally outside of your normal, everyday function. The most critical part of any LMS implementation is your project plan. Pull the appropriate tasks into Excel or Project, assign start and end dates for each task, and determine who will be responsible for its completion. It depends on the project size and how complex your implementation will be. Test learning tracks or paths, and reports.

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Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

On Feb 15, 2010, at Mobile World Congress 2010, Adobe announced Adobe AIR for mobile devices, a consistent runtime for standalone applications which is an outcome of Adobe initiated Open-Screen project. Y ou can even implement SCORM LMS tracking methods within the apps itself. -

Corporate Training Development: Beware Sniper Stakeholders

The Learning Dispatch

Those who design courses, like those who design other products, often need to have their projects reviewed. Perhaps your boss needs to review it; or, if the project’s for an external (or internal) client, the project owner may need to give their approval.

Corporate Training Development: Beware Sniper Stakeholders

The Learning Dispatch

Those who design courses, like those who design other products, often need to have their projects reviewed. Perhaps your boss needs to review it; or, if the project’s for an external (or internal) client, the project owner may need to give their approval.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

by Jolene on March 11, 2011 in Gaming Theory , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning Over the last year or so, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to incorporate games into eLearning instructional design projects.

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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Increase Course Performance with the Right Authoring Tool – Here’s How to Sort Out Your Options

Docebo

Does the tool track the time spent authoring for you? If this all happens outside of the tool instead, you’ll create time hurdles for your projects. If so, you can share your project with stakeholders and sample learners to gain feedback as it’s built.

ISTE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Rob Zdrojewski

Visual Lounge

Since 2001, he has enjoyed working with students and teachers using a project-based, blended classroom model that combines both face-to-face and online instruction. Rob is passionate about project based learning and is a strong advocate for the use of mobile devices in the classroom.

Writing Mistakes and Consequences

Experiencing eLearning

First, Draft One Alternate Path to Its Conclusion. I start writing a single alternate path from beginning to end. One month into the project, Sophie realizes what a terrible mistake she has made. She severely underestimated the scope of the project and the time required.

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

Origin Learning

The trainer may be available for a face-to-face support, or through online forums, chats, onsite mall-group instruction, group projects, and individual tutoring, depending on the individual requirements. Create various forum and project groups to create team synergy.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

One of the participants talked about a focus group/research project his organization did. I dont have the specifics and Ill try to track him down to find out more because the results were fascinating. In the context of Audio in eLearning and having the expert speak in the course, I'd like to mention our product Speech-Over (www.speechover.com) as a possible alternative to the other approaches. for e-learning and CBT projects.

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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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Will at Work Learning: Technology for Measuring Social Interactions. Can We Use This For Learning?

Work Learning

MIT researchers have developed a technology to track peoples social interactions, for example, at a conference. The system could track the number of interactions the store manager had with each employee, and the interactions the employees had with each other. Admittedly, quantity doesnt equate to quality, but by tracking such social contact, managers might get a start in thinking about increasing the number of "learning opportunities." View an alternate.

Training Vision 5: Defining the Vision and Determining a Fit

Your Training Edge

In fact, you may be able to pilot the simulation software with a key project like a CRM system implementation. But don’t forget to consider the alternatives. The idea here is to create a set of statements that keep you and your staff on track, especially as things become nebulous.

8 Myths about Online Education

LearnDash

When online learning was first proposed as a viable alternative to in-class learning, many people were skeptical. Accordingly, online courses have improved at a rapid rate, and are now fitting alternatives to classroom courses. From browser blocking functions during test sessions to keystroke tracking, many online courses have better cheat-proof functions than traditional classrooms. Some online education myths won’t disappear. Here’s what you need to know.

Share Your Feedback, Get Satisfaction

Visual Lounge

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. Jamie noted that the ability to edit a project with multiple video tracks would relieve a number of headaches for people.

6 tips to become a better eLearning planner

LearnUpon

This is particularly true when we juggle numerous eLearning projects at once, in addition to balancing all of the other aspects of our lives. Include all of the important dates for current and upcoming eLearning projects , such as when they start, end, and all of the milestones in between.

Adobe Captivate: Analyze and Chart Quiz Data Without an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the past, if you created an eLearning quiz and needed to track the results, your only option was to use a Learning Management System (LMS). After that, you can use the Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer, a free AIR-based desktop application, to track the learner results.

How to grow an elearning dream team: 8 things the best L&D leaders do

Elucidat

Get practical: Equip your team with templates and guides that can act as the playbook for how they plan, design, create and improve content. Try our free ready-made template to capture audience and project needs to save you time. Alternatively, use ours , for free!

Royalty Free Music for eLearning

eFront

All tracks have full music clearance ready for instant buy out. Find a track you like and use it forever at no extra cost. Partners in Rhyme have a huge catalog of royalty free music libraries for you to download and start using right away in your commercial projects.

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