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?

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. According to Lowe’s research, these are the most in-demand sectors of the skilled trade industry.

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Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?


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. Storyline’s code is customizable, opening up full flexibility… if you have the skill to do so.

Start Bridging the Tech Skills Gap Today


The tech skills gap is no secret , and it’s only getting wider by the year. Furthermore, Gartner indicates that two-thirds of businesses aren’t even addressing the tech skills gap appropriately. Consequently, the competition to attract and retain employees with these skills is fierce.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

But there’s an alternative. Essentially, leaders are learning while working, making it easy to see how learned skills apply on the job. The review identified more than 100 instances where the skills practiced in the action learning session were transferred to the workplace.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

But there’s an alternative. Essentially, leaders are learning while working, making it easy to see how learned skills apply on the job. The review identified more than 100 instances where the skills practiced in the action learning session were transferred to the workplace.

An Alternate Route to Learning

CLO Magazine

According to “Young World Rising” author Rob Salkowitz, the emphasis is on soft skills, understanding corporate etiquette and shoring up communication skills. The program fast-tracks workers toward being globally ready and helps spread soft skills and creative thinking back into the local culture, creating a virtuous cycle that may one day eliminate the need for such a program. Traditional education is not always the best path to knowledge.

The Art of Reflection: How to Become a More Thoughtful Educator

Your Training Edge

Keeping track of lessons. Track your progress regularly. Tracking your progress regularly will help you in reaching the goal that reflective teaching strives to achieve.

Learning New Skills

Bottom-Line Performance

Gamers can also track more variables in their head. One study showed that just 10 hours of playing Medal of Honor gave non-gamers measurable increases in those skills. It’s alternately frustrating (when I fail at tasks I know a 6-year-old has mastered) and thrilling (when I more than double my initial score at a game in less than an hour).

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Adobe Captivate

Skills Assigned and Achieved. Another bird’s eye view report, this one gives a broad perspective on how many skills have been assigned to learners and of those how many have been achieved. Skills Assigned and Achieved. ABOUT DASHBOARDS IN PRIME.

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. If you’re at a big company, you might have a developer in house that can take care of it (it largely requires skill in ASP.NET, which isn’t uncommon). You need to track of who’s using what.

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

A surfer possesses the skills to ride the waves and swim through the ripples with right timing - not too soon and not too late. The alternative approach: “Thought and Action are One” (learn and apply, learning by doing) gained popularity.

The Best of Disaster Management: 4 Lessons from Kilauea


Indirect Impact : Despite statements from Hawaii’s governor that the island is “ open for business ,” the eruption has definitely negatively impacted tourism on the Big Island as vacationers make alternative plans. Lesson Three: It Helps to Know Where Your Skills Are. Earthquakes.

How to boost your L&D credibility and visibility

Learning Wire

LPM – a better alternative for measuring the value of L&D. It may also serve as a track record of continuous performance and success, disclosing the company’s areas that need further investment and placing you as a credible and respected business partner. We Love Soft Skills

How to Craft Laser-Focused Marketing Goals

General Assembly

individuals can use it to keep their own goals on track, and teams can use it to pursue big-picture targets. Time-Bound Set target dates and key milestones to keep things on track. I’ll also need the Partnerships team to create a tracking URL to which potential users will be directed.

Lifelong Learning in the Freelance Economy

WBT Systems

Freelancers stay competitive by learning new skills. 65 percent of freelancers said they’re learning new skills as jobs evolve, versus only 45 percent of regular workers. And, 55 percent of freelancers participated in skill-related education in the last six months so they could stay marketable, compared to 30 percent of traditional workers. Tag them as a segment in your association management system and other databases so you can track their engagement.

Designing an Easier Way to Be Eco-Friendly

General Assembly

He cares deeply about the environment and actively takes steps to reduce his personal impact, but he finds it difficult to keep track of this and would like to make more effective lifestyle changes. question is tricky, so it’s useful to think up a number of alternatives first. (I

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

The skilled worker today wants a different kind of experience. People realize they need interpersonal skills, creativity, reasoning, and empathy. Asking questions, giving feedback, and encouraging debate and alternate viewpoints, must be the routine activity of the organization.

Align Employee and Corporate Goals in 2019

Absorb LMS

Identify competency and skills gaps, then align L&D objectives to address them. In-person training is one approach, though it can prove expensive, hard to track and lack the consistency you may be seeking.

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. Draft Another Alternate Path (and Another, and Another…). Once the first alternate path is written, go back to the beginning of the scenario.

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

Origin Learning

The learning landscape is not constant, shifting the learning focus on learners, learning, skills, goals and attitude. Hence, knowing our options and analysing the correct solutions to any learning needs help in creating cost-effective, goal-oriented, and skill-enhancing courses.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Some companies have taken a Guided Informal Learning approach, which helps them focus employee’s on-the-job training, encourage collaboration and track everyone’s progress. Managers have a hard time tracking exactly what employees have learned. Colleagues learning and sharing ideas.

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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.

ID and eLearning Links (3/5/19)

Experiencing eLearning

Want to track how many people use the curated resources or do other actions in Storyline. The review of the history and differences in evolution is helpful in understanding the alternative perspective though. As I read various sources online, I bookmark what I find useful.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program


Employee training is a planned skills education program that is designed to increase the knowledge, technical skills, efficiency, and productivity of employees. Perform a skills gap analysis to identify which skills areas or knowledge gaps you need to focus on during a training session.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning


They were actually steps away from trying to put these pigeons in the front of missiles to guide as an early alternative to radio guided missiles. We’re already struggling to close a widening skills gap and can’t have our people lose faith.

8 Myths about Online Education


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.

Measuring The Effectiveness of Your Blended Learning Program

Obsidian Learning

People and their skills represent strategic functions of the business. This type of assessment might involve direct observation, an interview, a skills demonstration, drill or another form of skills test. Benefits and Soft Skills.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

Having said that, dropping the degree entry requirement could make sense for specific teams such as Innovation, who might be looking for someone with creative thinking skills rather than a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Alternatively, you could use your iPhone.

Building A Talent Pool

CLO Magazine

College has gotten so prohibitively expensive that young people are losing access to the education they need to build the skills to launch a career. We find people who are not typically considered by corporate recruiters and develop them into an alternative pipeline of talent,” Ayala said.

6 tips to become a better eLearning planner


While some people are natural born planners, most of us have to work to develop this important skill. Here are 6 tips and tricks to help you improve your organization skills and become a better eLearning planner.

ARG and ARG --What are they? What does it mean? Should you care?

The Learning Circuits

Here is what Koreen wrote in the chapter: Alternate reality games (ARGs), also sometimes called pervasive games or transmedia storytelling, are designed to combine real life and digital game play elements.

What is Learning Management System (LMS)?


The LMS can thus track or monitor the progress of all employees, and managers (with admin rights) can see how far the employees have mastered the learning material, and that who all have qualified for or failed the certification test. Reading Time: 6 minutes Scientia potentia est!

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The 11 Best Writing Tools to Sharpen Your eLearning Course Text


Let’s dive into some of the best writing tools we use here at LearnUpon and what we recommend our customers use to hone their course writing skills. Paste in the word you want to find synonyms for and it throws you back loads of alternatives. Writing.

A Learning Path to Retention

CLO Magazine

Successful retention strategies focus on humanization, recognition and an understanding of aspirations — followed by the opportunity to develop the skills to realize these aspirations and the feedback to keep employees motivated.