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.

Version Control in Lectora Online

Trivantis

Version Control in Lectora® Online cloud authoring tool allows multiple members of a team to work on the same title at the same time—all without overwriting each other’s changes. Versioning is made possible through the Check Out and Check In process.

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? Elucidat empowers authors to manage several course variations within one location, saving you the hassle of creating numerous versions and editing each individually.

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. different version of your courses for the myriad.

Why Does My Custom Menu Lose Track of My Progress?

Yukon Learning

You can view a simplified version of the course HERE. Using Variables to Track Progress. Alternate Solution: There are some solutions where you can just add a value to the variable, like a counter, but that would require more triggers and variables than you probably care to add.

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Custom, Accessible Quiz: Development Highlights

Adobe Captivate

This was a shorter, rewritten and rebranded version of a fully customized, yet accessible quiz I created for a client. To determine which scenario was in play, I used Captivate’s cpQuizInfoAttempts system variable to track whether the quiz had previously been attempted.

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The SharePoint Advantages and Disadvantages You Need to Know

Continu

You can also use it as a solid email tool, which is one of the advantages of SharePoint online over the on-premises version. Your company’s version of SharePoint can be tailored to meet your needs perfectly—if you have (or can hire) the expertise to make it happen. Here’s a sample of the things you can do: Check out documents, see who’s worked on them, and track changes across collaborators. You need to track of who’s using what.

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Jane Hart

Nearly 5 million have seen this version and a few more million other versions!   Don't forget that Norad tracks Santa's trip round the globe.  Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Happy Christmas! Happy Holidays!

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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. Xinco – Web-Service based Information and Document Management System (DMS) for files, text, URLs and contacts, featuring ACLs, version control, full text search and an FTP-like client.

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.

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? Look for a tool that not only publishes to all devices automatically (without you having to make fiddly edits and additional versions) but also. Evaluate what tracking and reporting the tool can provide.

Can Captivate 9 Save Adobe?

LearnDash

During those years there weren’t many other alternatives. Adobe took over Captivate around version 3 or 4 (I cannot recall which one exactly). I spent hours on the phone with their support because of technical glitches up to version 6.

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The ultimate guide to cloud-based elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

If the authoring tool releases new features, the new version needs to be downloaded. Review comments need be logged externally – either in emails, spreadsheets or an alternative software – which can lead to duplication and conflicting feedback. Manual version control.

How to choose the right type of LMS for your organization

Matrix

The cloud-based alternative. Whenever companies take into consideration buying a LMS for the first time or replacing the old one, there is an overwhelming amount of details to take into consideration. Read more: When it’s time to let go of an LMS.

Usability and Networks

Clark Quinn

And Safari just released a version that stops videos from auto-starting. 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. Now, I want to have an integrated experience across my devices, so I downloaded the Firefox versions for my iDevices as well. The desktop version is all I want, but the iDevice versions don’t cut it.

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

G-Cube

To address this need, two separate versions of the course was created – one with minimal text but enhanced graphics and animations and the other with descriptive text, audio descriptions and minimal interactivities. The ALT (Alternate Text) images were incorporated.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The bad news is that for every tool also is another alternative. Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. There are many alternative brainstorming walls like stormboard or spiderscribe. If you want to try screencasting, start with the free version of screencast-o-matic. One alternative is present.me.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

With a wider variety of ways we could deliver learning experiences, combined with the desire to support and track performance, things had to change. In addition, most of the authoring tools that produced Flash content, like Captivate and Storyline, now produce HTML5 content as an alternative.

10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

Thankfully, the advancement of online learning technologies has created a more attractive and convenient alternative. Instead of using textbooks and handouts, your members will access digital versions of your training materials. Increased ability to track and report on attendance.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Track and Measure Learning Progress. Use a tool that comes embedded with employee training tracking software. This means that even if your first language is not English, you can still use an alternative language such as French, Spanish, or Japanese to impart training.

Your Audience Wants to See Video Marketing from Your Company

3Play Media

Alternatively, people with motor and sensory disabilities know whether content is accessible or not. Most video players don’t support a separate description audio track; therefore, you can either publish a second video with the described track or use an audio description embed.

Articulate Rise, A Responsive Authoring Tool

LearnUpon

This is important as Articulate doesn’t have a Mac version of their flagship product – Storyline. Alternatively, you can start from scratch and use ‘blocks’ that allow you to build courses by selecting module types. These course formats track learner progression in various ways. You can track using course completion, quiz result, or a Storyline block. Business tools used to require you to download and run an application on your machine.

The 11 Best Writing Tools to Sharpen Your eLearning Course Text

LearnUpon

Most importantly, everyone is working from an up-to-date document so there’s no need for version tracking or risk of people accessing out of date drafts. Paste in the word you want to find synonyms for and it throws you back loads of alternatives. Writing.

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

But that does not mean xAPI is a next-generation version of SCORM (aka Sharable Content Object Reference Model ). The Alternative. EDITOR’S NOTE: Occasionally, we invite learning community experts to share their advice with our readers.

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Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

It’s certainly helpful that SCORM and Tin Can modules can be rendered using HTML5 as an alternative. Migrating course content to HTML5 is one solution made easier by the improvements delivered by the most recent versions of authoring tools.

3 Ways Technology Helps Modern Sales Teams Sell More, Better

Inkling

Products change and evolve so often that keeping your sales team in-the-know about the most recent version can be a nightmare. Cloud-based content management is cost-effective compared to outdated alternatives such as static PDFs, since there’s no need to re-publish every time you’ve added new information. #3: The right arsenal of technology and valuable tools keeps your team on track and competitive.

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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). -

Magic EdTech Support for Universal Design for Learning

Magic EdTech

Captioning reinforces learner understanding by giving a text version of complex dialogue or instructions. Software that provides guidance if an inappropriate selection is made helps learners get back on track faster. They give students alternate ways of showing what they have learned.

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

LearnUpon

The LMS collects data to track and report results of their performance. And is it compatible with versions like SCORM 1.2 As long as you have the zip folders you can simply upload them into alternative LMS if you’re unhappy. What is tracked by a SCORM course?

Do Your Employees Know Where They Stand?

CLO Magazine

For all the real and perceived employee anxiety around having job performance conversations, Murphy wrote that managers can lessen the likelihood these talks will be stressful by having regular, bite-sized versions of them. Employees want to know whether they’re on the right track.

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Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

Some HTML5 quiz makers are built in order to develop online content and may even grade the questions for you, whilst others generate a printable version. Formatting quite bland on the free version. Paid versions come as either ‘Plus’ or ‘Premium’. Cons: Free version has text ads.

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5 Reasons Why MOOCs Provide Little Real Value

LearnDash

However, allow me to play “devil’s advocate” for a moment and provide an alternative perspective on MOOCs. Surely there is a more accurate way to track user progress, right?

Moodle vs Totara – which is the right choice for you?

Paradiso

in 2002 to version 3.0 It is a popular custom version of Moodle which remains open source, but with a few costs tacked onto it. Moodle vs Totara: Understanding the differences.

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

Growth Engineering

The last SCORM version was in 2004! SCORM is no longer up to the job because its ability to track learners’ behaviour, preferences and interests is limited. Limited Tracking Functions. It can track learner progress and completion of online content.