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?

FREE Alternative To SurveyMonkey

LearnDash

As most learning professionals know, an effective training initiative needs meaningful measurables, and one of the easiest ways to capture these metrics is by one of the many survey sites available today.

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

Spark Your Interest

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. Surveys – I did see a nifty little screenr somewhere about linking an articulate quizmaker score to a free survey tool that I’m going to pursue, as I think it has some interesting merit.

Survey: Nearly Half of Workers Don’t Negotiate Job Offers

CLO Magazine

Moreover, age and gender are also factors in a person’s likelihood to negotiate a job offer, according to a new survey. 21 A new CareerBuilder survey finds that even though 45 percent of employers are willing — and expect — to negotiate salaries for initial job offers, almost half of workers accept the first offer given to them. Age : The survey found that a new hire''s willingness to negotiate the first job offer usually comes with more experience.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Avanoo.a new twist on surveys and collective (or collected?) wisdom

Mark Oehlert

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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.

Solution Category Overview: Medical Software

InsiderHub

In fact, according to Capture Billing , a recent survey revealed that 40 percent of the providers surveyed wanted to replace their current system. In the healthcare industry, running a business isn’t easy, and medical device software is there to help.

A Learning Path to Retention

CLO Magazine

A new LinkedIn survey shows that more than 18 percent of working professionals stay in their current job because of opportunities to learn and grow. Alternatively, when they don’t feel like they belong, they lose productivity because they waste time worrying about it.

Measuring The Effectiveness of Your Blended Learning Program

Obsidian Learning

Training evaluation is usually easiest at the lowest level – the measurement of student reactions through simple surveys following a learning event. It may be helpful to have a mobile app like to one shown here to track post-training assessments.

How technology is changing training in the airline industry

Litmos

Virtual reality is beginning to offer an alternative to physical flight simulators. Norwegian Air can also use Litmos to keep track of renewal requirements and remind employees when it’s time for training. The aviation industry is facing a major personnel shortage.

The 10 Must-Have LMS Software Features

ProProfs

there are fewer better alternatives to properly-designed assessments when it comes to gauging progress. Similarly, a survey/questionnaire tool to quickly gather feedback on a course module could come in handy.

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

Elucidat

Marry this up with some user surveys and interviews, and focus in on what helps boost performance: digital or not. Alternatively, use ours , for free! Get practical: Provide access to learning analytics dashboards so everyone can track and improve their project’s success.

You Need To Be Learning From Your Training Analytics

ThinkingKap Solutions

There are several ways to do this, including issuing a survey to your users. Once your course is live, you should be tracking training analytics surrounding competency scores. Track User Progress. Completion is easy to track, if courses are prerequisites of each other.

You Need To Be Learning From Your Training Analytics

ThinkingKap Solutions

There are several ways to do this, including issuing a survey to your users. Once your course is live, you should be tracking training analytics surrounding competency scores. Track User Progress. Completion is easy to track, if courses are prerequisites of each other.

ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs

LearnUpon

The delivery, tracking, and reporting are all handled by the LMS. A great way to get feedback is to ask learners to complete surveys at the end of their course. Alternatively, you can use a good old-fashioned whiteboard and post-it combination!

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Do Your Research! 6 Reasons Why Research is So Important for Your Business

OpenSesame

Typically survey information is available through secondary sources, but often companies do their own surveys as well to measure satisfaction among customers and ensure that their business plan will meet customer’s needs. How do you make sure your company is on the right track?

8 Tips To Create Onboarding Online Training For Baby Boomers

TalentLMS

Especially those who have been in the industry for several years and have an impressive track record. Offer other gamified alternatives, such as points that enable them to track their own progress privately.

Start Bridging the Tech Skills Gap Today

KnowledgeCity

A CompTIA’s survey found that only one in three businesses had a formal strategy in place to deal with their tech skills gap. Start with the basics by keeping track of going rates for emerging IT skills. The tech skills gap is no secret , and it’s only getting wider by the year.

Writing & Grammar: So Many Commas, So Little Time

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Alternative answers are brought to you by David Zimmerle. New songs include the following tracks : " Coins for the Canopy " , " Ice Room Graffiti " , and " The Figurine " Carol Ansorge also asked whether it is really okay to introduce a bullet list with no colon. Join Jennie to learn how to create effective quizzes and surveys. by Jennie Ruby. Are you guilty of overusing commas? If so, you're not alone.

Lifelong Learning in the Freelance Economy

WBT Systems

Half the American workforce will be freelancers within a decade, according to the Freelancing in America survey released earlier this month. The growth of the freelance workforce is three times faster than the traditional workforce,” said Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork, the survey’s sponsor along with the Freelancers Union. Tag them as a segment in your association management system and other databases so you can track their engagement.

4 Tips to Keep Your Custom Training Programs Fresh

Unboxed

Audience survey results. Decide which changes you need to fast-track, and which can be bundled into a larger program update. Review surveys and polls; you might even run a new survey before each scheduled update to gather feedback from multiple areas.

ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs

LearnUpon

The delivery, tracking, and reporting are all handled by the LMS. A great way to get feedback is to ask learners to complete surveys at the end of their course. Alternatively, you can use a good old fashioned whiteboard and post-it combination!

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The Pulse of Mobile Learning

Allison Rossett

I first noticed this enthusiasm-action gap when colleague Jim Marshall and I surveyed workplace learning professionals about their learning technology practices. While this mobile app is only a first try that lacks the the richness that comes from assessment and tracking, it is nothing to sneeze at. John Park recently blogged about alternatives for mobile development. A faint pulse today.

3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch

Web Courseworks

The program can be broken down into two different tracks: Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (Advanced APMs). The medical society and association landscape is ever-changing.

Build eLearning Courses with Materials You Already Have

LearnUpon

Surveys – Add a survey module made up of questions that you want the learner to respond to. SCORM courses track the time taken to take courses accurately. During a recent LearnUpon webinar, an attendee asked: What is a course?

The ultimate guide to personalized and adaptive learning

Elucidat

For 4 years running, personalization and adaptive learning have taken the top spots in Donald Taylor’s Learning and Development Global Sentiment Survey. 2018 results: Don Taylor’s Global Sentiment Survey.

Beyond the Hype – 5 Practical Applications of xAPI for Online Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

This survey found CEOs across the country are not able to collect the data they need to measure the success and ROI of their online training solutions – indicating the critical need to collect and track even more learning data ( Source ). SCORM is an alternative, more traditional, method for tracking learning data that is still in use. Here are just a few examples of the learning data you can track using xAPI: Know which platforms learners use.

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Top 10 Benefits Of Personalization Of eLearning For Employee Training

EI Design

The organizations see a significant gain in being able to reach a wider audience with a consistent message and being able to track the progress effectively. Alternatively, they can be asked to fill in a survey form and then the system can make the recommendations based on their selected areas.

How Online Training can Lead your Sales Team to Success

ProProfs

Global organizations are using it to deploy and monitor sales online training initiatives – track sales performance, improve client communications, empower sales team, keep them at the top of their game and much more. – Carry out surveys or poll.

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Learning to Face Customers

Litmos

Tracking performance can be enhanced these days, through a variety of mechanisms. In addition to customer surveys, supervisors can be documenting observations into a mobile device. Introduction.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

The chart below shows the most popular LMS integrations according to 72 LMS vendors we surveyed. Alternatively, some LMS cloud vendors integrate with third-party ecommerce sites such as Shopify and Magento to deliver ultra-professional storefronts with a full breadth of ecommerce capability.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

A cloud-based LMS is a web-based platform that helps companies to deliver, track, and report on eLearning. The main difference between a cloud LMS and other solutions is that learning content, tracking and reporting data is stored in the cloud.

What is Blended Learning?

LearnUpon

Webinars have become a more viable alternative for face-to-face classroom sessions – and they’re delivered online! The webinar tool will track attendance data on the day of the session and relay that info back to the LMS.

What is Blended Learning?

LearnUpon

Webinars have become a more viable alternative for face-to-face classroom sessions – and they’re delivered online! The webinar tool will track attendance data on the day of the session and relay that info back to the LMS.

Partner Onboarding Best Practices for your Business

LearnUpon

Delivers a faster track to productivity. A partner onboarding process can enable you to quickly roll out training on product updates and track that partners have taken the training and are therefore providing end customers with the most up to date product benefits.