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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning? Analysis.

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Experiencing eLearning

Best Laptops for Instructional Designers in 2020 Devlin Peck walks through the important factors for picking a laptop for instructional design and elearning professionals. Pan in The Interleaving Effect: Mixing It Up Boosts Learning.

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[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Do your employees know how to learn?

KnowledgeOne

Having a wider range of informal learning activities could make a learner more effective and profitable. People whose level of training, level of education and occupational status are higher, in particular, may have an advantage to effectively learn informally compared to other workers.” ELearning tools, which are most often designed for formal learning, can provide informal learning with a framework that allows it to emerge.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0 Browse eLearning Content

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015. does the practitioner change treatment patterns after finishing the PD course). DIY eLearning will Reveal the Value of Professional Course Design.

DEEPER ELEARNING DESIGN: PART 2 – PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Learnnovators

This is the second post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. It is particularly focused on eLearning, but almost all of what is mentioned also applies to face-to-face or virtual instruction. The point here is that you should work backwards from the final performance to determine the necessary intermediate practice until you get to a level they should be able to initially perform (based upon your audience analysis). Deeper eLearning Design: Part 3 – Concepts.

7 Tips To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning

eFront

You’ve been gathering analytics, reports, and eLearning feedback for weeks, or even months. The next step is using all of that data to plot your next course of action and streamline your eLearning strategy. In this article, we’ll share 7 tips on how to effectively manage and analyze big data in eLearning. How To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning. The challenge that many eLearning professionals face is knowing where to find big data.

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

What are your usage patterns? With your requirements and usage patterns in hand, identifying qualified vendors moves from a popularity contest to a methodical selection process. At this stage, it’s appropriate to consider recommendations from industry blogs, research reports, professional colleagues and consultants. Armed with this analysis and insight from the test-drive phase, you should have a strong sense of how your organization will benefit from each option.

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JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His mission is to improve the quality of eLearning with practical approaches that work.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. Charles has deep experience in both the business and learning practitioner sides of performance improvement and effective learning solutions. Both of these can be supported in the workplace rather than in the classroom or through structured eLearning.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3 - eLearning 24-7 , September 14, 2010 While this market has always existed, it is clearly taking a whole new form in two areas: Strong emphasis to embed into a web site or blog.

Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

There have been all types of blend in learning, using all possible avenues from brick-and-mortar classrooms, virtual classrooms, eLearning, digital tutorials, videos, to xAPI tracking all forms of social or informal learning. Use the Ruth Clark’s media principles of design for effective eLearning. Create a framework for effective learning using Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction. Course creation and delivery have come a long way in the past couple of decades.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

And I feel honored that social signals came in granting my post on eLearning Strategy top spot. Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy - eLearning Technology , November 1, 2010I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. The Art Of Writing Great Voice Over Scripts - The eLearning Coach , November 10, 2010Want to improve how you write for the ear?

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

I’ll discuss preliminary statistics at the August 22nd webinar , but we’ll keep the poll open until November 30th, so we can include more responses in our annual trends analysis next January. Build vs. Buy Analysis. Working hand-in-hand with machine learning (ML) algorithms, AI is an enabling technology that simulates human intelligence and to enhance learning, problem-solving, pattern recognition and predictive modeling. 13) Build vs. Buy Analysis.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

Some of the insights gleaned from her adds depth to my analysis. I have included the diagram below for reference: When we operate in the Complex zone, we can only connect cause and effect in hindsight. It requires people with different mental models and holding divergent worldviews to do so effectively. It is a set of behavioral patterns that signify a digital mindset.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

As our lead analyst, John Leh, noted in a recent learning technology trends analysis, “It’s important to keep in mind that AI is hard to demonstrate and easy to exaggerate.” Analysts at Gartner define artificial intelligence as technology that “applies advanced analysis and logic-based techniques (including machine learning ) to interpret events, support and automate decisions and initiate action.” Web Courseworks eLearning Hype Curve.

Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

In their article “Eight Habits of Effective Critical Thinkers”, Guinn & Williamson identify several qualities that clearly identify why critical thinking skills are so desirable (Guinn & Williamson, 2017). Learning how to think more effectively leads to better decision making and job performance. Note that there is very little logic in the aforementioned examples – but they are derived of past patterns. Eight Habits of Effective Critical Thinkers.

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How Does Learning Affect Franchise Success? Measuring What Matters

Talented Learning

It also has the capacity to aggregate data for reporting and analytics, so you can determine if learning is having the desired effect on business performance. Many organizations opt to integrate these enterprise systems with specialized data warehouses to capture and archive “point in time” snapshots that help reveal key trends and patterns. Whether an organization uses a data warehouse or an LMS to aggregate data, the real fun begins with data analysis.

The Learning & Development Podcast: Design Thinking with Danny Seals and Tim Brind

looop

I guess for L&D, it should be a way to identify what those challenges are, hearts and minds of users, or the cause and effect of a product, whatever it is that’s going to work. It’s discovery, it’s analysis. There’s a degree of analysis.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Brain Learning and eLearning Design - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2010 David Grebow suggested this month’s Big Question (thanks David). is for Analysis. eLearning Technology. Download the free Micro eLearning Games.

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The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. Charles has deep experience in both the business and learning practitioner sides of performance improvement and effective learning solutions. Both of these can be supported in the workplace rather than in the classroom or through structured eLearning.

Gain a Competitive Advantage in L&D with an LXP 

Learning Pool

Terms like ‘gig economy’ and ‘zero-hours contract’ have entered the lexicon, reflecting the shifting pattern of employment and the way we work today. As long ago as the 1980s McKinsey consultants were talking about the notion of ‘T-shaped people’. What they meant was that to be effective people needed a combination of skills that ran both broad and deep. Despite embracing new technology in the form of elearning, L&D can seem remarkably inflexible.

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Instructional Design in the VUCA World

ID Reflections

The L&D needs to comprise some of the following roles to cater to the changing needs of the future of work: Instructional Designer/Learning Designer- including needs analysis, designing learning in line with adult learning principles, structuring learning events for different delivery channels, and so on Learning Delivery- including facilitation / presentation of learning events, engaging learners, making best use of different media.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

To help us get a better understanding of all these new technologies, to see how we might use them in learning and development, and to see which may have some type of “disruptive” effect in workforce training, we’ve asked Dr. Stella Lee, a learning professional with a ton of experience studying technologies for workforce L&D, to share some of what she knows with us. Stella is the owner of a learning consulting firm called Paradox Learning.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His mission is to improve the quality of eLearning with practical approaches that work.

Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

When I used to work with organizations on defining an eLearning Strategy, I always worked from a very broad view of needs across the organization and the implications that had on people, process and technology. I initially attacked eLearning 2.0 Instead, I've found that it's much more effective to look at individual opportunities and figure out what makes sense. Many people assume that their content falls into that same pattern.

4 Surprising Things You Can Learn from Your LMS

Avilar

For many, a learning management system is a tool to track employee learning and to deliver eLearning. With asynchronous eLearning, though, employees complete courses at their own pace and at a time that’s convenient to them. You may want to tap into their expertise for new projects, peer consultation or a new career path. Is the instructor not effective? Whatever you learn, the analysis will help you identify next steps. Look for patterns.

Global Learning Platforms: Top 10 LMS Buying Challenges

Talented Learning

Every buyer must find a way to narrow the field of choices– or risk vendor analysis paralysis and poor partner selection. They incorporate cultural and regional nuances, grammar and speech patterns and are often costly for LMS vendors to implement and maintain. The responsibility rests on your shoulders to identify your requirements and use them effectively when qualifying potential vendors.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. Gamification in its true application can be a viable and effective solution to these two inevitable problems. They represent the moment-to-moment activity of players, and core mechanics are deployed to create specific patterns of repeated behavior.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Where does designing accessible elearning fit in your professional goals? In the world of accessible elearning (and accessibility in general), there’s been debate over the proper way to interpret the main set of standards, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Do you use video in elearning? Can elearning be considered video? Wanda Thibodeaux reminds us that pausing to reflect on content is among the most effective ways to commit information to memory.

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What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. Gamification in its true application can be a viable and effective solution to these two inevitable problems. They represent the moment-to-moment activity of players, and core mechanics are deployed to create specific patterns of repeated behavior.

Dr. Will Thalheimer explores neuroscience behind q.MINDshare.

Count5

Subscription Learning —using elearning to send learners short nuggets of learning-interactions spread out over time—is a relatively new phenomenon. As a learning researcher/ consultant who has been heavily pushing the idea of subscription learning in keynotes and articles recently, I’m fascinated by the human side of this burgeoning field. Sailing the Rough and Bountiful Sea of Subscription Learning: The Case of Eric Blumthal, Gordon Eilen, count5, and q.MINDshare.

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Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Luckily, I have a short cut to seeing the stuff that is generating interest across most of the top eLearning bloggers. So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Browse eLearning Content

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

I'm guessing that Saul somehow assumed that this is what people were saying in their posts, but didn't actually read the 20+ individual posts when he said: Nearly all of the contributors predicted the death of the classroom For a person who is claiming to have done a better analysis and thus has a better prediction of the future he completely botched that. This aligns with the eLearning Guild's numbers that I discussed last fall in Training Method Trends. eLearning Technology.

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Co-creation

Jay Cross

Better still, new conceptualizations, metaphors, and stories co-created with learners could make the journey more effective and enjoyable for those who come later.&#. social network analysis. The proliferation of open co nnections heralds a new world of continuous improvement where chain reactions of combined thoughts and learning recombine in ever-greater patterns. “Learner-centric&# has been the rallying cry of eLearning for five years now.