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?

The 10 Best MindTickle Alternatives


Here are a few of the cons and reasons to consider MindTickle Alternatives. Licencing and pricing seems to be unclear as new functionality is added…there could be more clarity around what is included and what’s not included in the standard licence fee.”.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. Now, thanks to new learning standards, and new ways of using older ones, that promise may be here. New Standards May Provide the Answer. Standards to Advance Mobile Learning.

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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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. XLIFF, which is an agreed-upon standard to easily.

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." " IconLogic reader Lia Scott adds, "Those who do attempt to use the online tracking often have difficulty following it--resulting in many double words, extra spaces and formatting issues. by Jennie Ruby.

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The Importance of Storytelling in Elearning

Origin Learning

One way is to define it like this: A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of e-learning education courses or training programs.

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. Some include storage, others include access to standard Office apps (or no Office apps), you can get email, or not. Here are 12 SharePoint alternatives to check out instead.



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 data side of gamification (tracking, monitoring and measuring) will provide a powerful tool.

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 1)


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. I see learning like that; we will always have traditional classrooms and we’ll have mobile learning, flipped classrooms, learning via alternative reality, learning via an apprenticeship. The data side of gamification (tracking, monitoring and measuring) will provide a powerful tool.

Branch and Bottleneck Scenario Structure

Experiencing eLearning

I learned the terminology “branch and bottleneck” from Sam Kobo Ashwell in his post on Standard Patterns in Choice-Based Games. You might track an overall score or adjust another part of the consequences or intrinsic feedback based on earlier choices.

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SCORM vs. Tin Can xAPI: A simple guide to everything you need to know

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

Since the beginning of learning management systems (LMS), SCORM has been recognised as the industry-standard model for progress tracking in online courses. However, in recent years, SCORM has been replaced by another more future-proof, feature-heavy standard.


Reducing the Stress of ACCME Commercial Independence Compliance


ACCME commercial independence standards compliance was never meant to be easy, but it doesn’t have to be a slow and painful process. 3) Am I able to simply track the receipt and verification of commercial relationship disclosure documents through a single, secure platform? Standard 2.3.

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


Does the tool track the time spent authoring for you? You may find that some tools can report diagnostics and personalize learning for individuals as standard. At this stage, if you don’t feel capable of exploring design functionality beyond what comes as standard, ask for a demo.

ID Badges: My Experience with TIfPI’s Certification

Experiencing eLearning

The “plus” and gold color signify that this is an outstanding level badge, meaning I received an outstanding rating on at least 7 of the 9 standards. TIfPI uses 9 standards to measure and rate ID work samples. I spent time reviewing the handbook and all the standards.

Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

Audio descriptions are also sometimes called ‘video descriptions’ or ‘descriptive narration tracks.’ That means the movie has an audio description track that can be turned on as needed. Then, upload your audio description track, which can be an Mp3 or M4A file type.

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Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery


Like any other product or service, online course design and development must be subjected to quality control (QC) standards to ensure that its users’ needs are truly being met. multiple devices, alternate operating systems, etc.),

Align Employee and Corporate Goals in 2019

Absorb LMS

In-person training is one approach, though it can prove expensive, hard to track and lack the consistency you may be seeking. Alternatively, you can go the eLearning route by using a learning management system.

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

An alternative to custom content is library content. . SCORM is a development standard for tracking learner progress and assessment scores on e-learning courses. . xAP (the eXperience API) is the next evolution of the SCORM standard. .

Elearning vs Classroom Training – Let’s Understand Their Pros and Cons


Elearning is the new and inexpensive alternative to classroom training, which is becoming more popular and preferred method among organizations. The tracking of learners’ progress in a classroom training setting is usually done manually and often gives inaccurate results.

xAPI vs SCORM: Which Should You Choose?


Lots of new customers ask for advice about which content standard they should use. They provide alternative methods for achieving similar outcomes. Let’s look at the main differences between eLearning’s two main content standards to help you decide which you should use.


Build Online Training Courses with Materials You Already Have


Here’s some examples of common goals: Everyone in your business must pass a compliance course, like health and safety training to adhere to legal standards. . SCORM is the defacto standard for online courses. SCORM courses accurately track the time taken to complete.

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.”


Spark Your Interest

Now is the time to track performance against the learning objectives set at the start. However, if you want to track who takes your course, or what score they get on a quiz then you will need a Learning Management System (LMS). Alternatives to Developing Online Learning Yourself.

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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. DCMP Closed Captioning Standards – 3Play Media Closed caption standards with examples of good and bad captioning. As I read various sources online, I bookmark what I find useful.

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. Streamlining these crowdsourced skills into a common language creates a standardized structure.

Keeping up with (and verifying) digital badges and credentialing

CLO Magazine

Not long after publication, the foundation developed its own standard for digital badges, called Open Badges, in 2011. Not all of them follow the same standards, however. Keeping Track.

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.

How to Migrate to WooCommerce (From Any Platform)

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

Most WooCommerce migration plugins have a standard migration process, billed by the number of orders or products you might have. Alternatively, you can use the Product CSV Import Suite to migrate your data using CSV files or even import data for fresh products in CSV format.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

This is a pretty clear sign that these two (separate) standards are at the peak of the hype curve. The promise of these two standards is (speak of the devil) interoperability: the ability to report about learning between separate systems.

What is SCORM? A Simple Guide for those new to eLearning


SCORM has become so widely used, it’s often referred to as the default or de facto standard of eLearning. It standardizes the way in which eLearning courses are created, and how they’re launched. The LMS collects data to track and report results of their performance.


Optimizing Your LMS to Enhance Learner Experience

eThink Education

Half of the companies that confirmed the use of a learning technology had developed a dedicated learning portal to their L&D, providing a central hub for organizing different learning tools and tracking participation.

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


Considering the diverse geographical and cultural spread of the organization, a standardized delivery mechanism was necessary, that would be interactive, engaging and self-paced. The ALT (Alternate Text) images were incorporated.

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. Innovation flourishes when there are open standards. As I mentioned in an earlier post , I have been using Safari and Google to traverse the networks.