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?

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.

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? How is Elucidat a good alternative to Storyline and Captivate? With the rise of technology and millennials in the workplace, the demand for mobile responsive content has skyrocketed. Check out the top 10 learning analytics to track.

An Alternate Route to Learning

CLO Magazine

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. The company brings people from around the world to open events designed to introduce alternative points of view and inspire creative perspectives beyond their employee base. Traditional education is not always the best path to knowledge.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. Track and Analyze Exactly.

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. Use technological resources.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors. In the learning technology market, focus creates business value and winning vendors have it! Learn More About LMS Technology Trends.

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? September 26 | Advanced Learning Technologies | Orlando, FL.

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Technology Advancement and Learning – Help or Hindrance?

Integrated Learnings

On a recent trip to Jekyll Island, Georgia, I had the opportunity to reflect a bit on how far we have come with technology. I also thought about how far technology has come in just under 100 years of that first phone call. There have been many leaps forward in technology for learning in the past 10 years. So, why do we as learning professionals tend to ignore these principles just to use the latest and greatest trends in technology? By Dean Hawkinson.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with e's

Previous posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. I first started working in the field of educational technology in January 1976, at a time when technology was used more for teaching than it was for learning.

3 Ways Technology Helps Modern Sales Teams Sell More, Better

Inkling

New trends in technology have the sales industry working more efficiently than ever. Gartner recently published a research report detailing the top strategic technology trends from the last year , and they found that businesses increasingly rely on technologies such as cloud computing, mobile content, and advanced analytics. Cloud technology lets you provide always-fresh information to your team and instantly make updates available to everyone who has access to the document.

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Is it time to replace SCORM? A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Is it finally time for SCORM, the specification superstar of the noughties, to move over for modern learning technology? SCORM solved this headache by providing a standard software specification that worked across all learning technology. Fails to Meet Modern Technological Expectations.

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

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: The Thought/Action Wave and the Brain/Technology Wave are two particular learning principles that enable faster, cheaper and easier learning. The alternative approach: “Thought and Action are One” (learn and apply, learning by doing) gained popularity.

How Can Technology Support ERP END-user Training?

CommLab India

As technology has advanced, so have the ways of imparting training, and same is the case with ERP end-user training. Technology can play a key role in making end-users adept at the new ERP software. Conducting WebEx sessions instead of ILT sessions might be a cost-effective alternative.

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

You can still create it as SCORM, SCORM 1.2/2004, but as a “web&# it won’t be tracked from the SCORM perspective, unless you locate a plugin or API that enables your CMS to be SCORM compliant – and well, good luck on that. ECMSs will often include strategies and technologies as part of their components.

100 things to watch in 2011

Jane Hart

About the C4LPT Blog Jane Hart provides news, resources, ideas and new thinking about social media for working and learning, from the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT).

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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? Evaluate what tracking and reporting the tool can provide. Does it fully integrate with learning management systems (LMS) and provide tracking data through them? Can it provide tracking and analytics outside an LMS (i.e.,

10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

As technology continues to innovate and become easier to implement, the business case for associations to move their classroom-based courses online is strengthening. Thankfully, the advancement of online learning technologies has created a more attractive and convenient alternative.

How Medicare Payment Changes Will Drive Performance Improvement

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).

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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

This year, we are placing our annual (and very popular) learning technology predictions on the the hype cycle. Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies.

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

Upside Learning

However the advent of AIR for mobile provides an alternative here: - I t opens up possibilities of porting same solution across all supporting devices with some minor tweaks (like changing routines for accessing some device specific features). -

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

G-Cube

Technology has made it possible for us to view learning content on the device of our choice – desktop, laptop, smart-phone or tablet. The ALT (Alternate Text) images were incorporated.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline

G-Cube

The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets.

Customized Course Catalog for an Enhanced eLearning Experience

Meridian

Imagine, removing aisles of gluten-free products and diet-friendly alternatives. Without the constraints of space, and by tracking users’ data and making complex correlations between user behaviors, online catalogs can be infinitely customized. Career Development Learning Technology

Off the rails?

Learning with e's

There is no deviation from the track (unless there is a disaster and there is a derailment - trains run on the rails), and generally there is a prescribed timetable that dictates the schedule of arrivals and departures of all trains in the network.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. It directly affects learning technology buyers and sellers. 8 Custom Learning Experiences Offer Flexible Alternatives.

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Avoiding the LMS Overkill

QuoDeck

Alternatively, you could create a course on a MOOC like Coursera or Udemy to host and share your content. Tracking of offline activities requires strong processes driving such activities and social learning requires tight moderation.

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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

This year, we are placing our annual (and very popular) learning technology predictions on the the hype cycle. Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies.

SCORM Implementation For Blackberry

Upside Learning

We used Google Gears API to store the tracking information of the user. Google Gears API provides ability to create database/tables which greatly simplify storing of tracking data. To sync tracking data back to online LMS, you can use normal browser based method or you can use JavaScript extension built in Java. Alternatively, you can use Eclipse to build the solution.

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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. The alternative, where providers will be able to throttle or even bar certain types of data will stifle innovation. design technology

Start Bridging the Tech Skills Gap Today

KnowledgeCity

The frenetic pace of technological advances is putting the technological infrastructures of companies at substantial risk as organizations race to train and retrain incumbent workers. Start with the basics by keeping track of going rates for emerging IT skills.

The Need for Continuous Learning

CLO Magazine

To illustrate this, Fuller tracked major waves of innovation relative to the knowledge needed to create new capabilities. It was also realized that the time needed to achieve the knowledge necessary for these technologies was less than in the earlier wave.

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Articulate Storyline: 4 Easy Steps to Create a Digital Clock

CommLab India

A digital clock is very useful to measure and track the time spent by a learner on a course, accurately. Alternately, you can place the variable references in the Master slide and use that layout. Learning Technology Articulate Storyline

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

As learning technology analysts, we’ve been following the rise of cloud-based learning systems, and the hundreds of developers who have entered the market with highly specialized LMS solutions. You’ll discover: What today’s learning technology landscape looks like.

Digital assignments: How shall we grade them?

Learning with e's

Many of the modules I teach at my university deal with alternative methods of learning and teaching, and focus a great deal on new and emerging technologies. Over the next few academic years I predict that submitting assignments in alternative digital formats will become the norm.