How to Create an E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

In recent posts, we discussed why you need a portfolio for personal development and to manage your professional career. The obvious next question is what tools and resources should I use to build a portfolio? What Goes in the Portfolio? The portfolio represents your skills and expertise. You need to decide if you want the portfolio to be static where you only do occasional maintenance and updates. I like the weekly challenges as a way to manage the portfolio.

3 Ways to Integrate Extended Reality into Your Training Program

Roundtable Learning

Extended Reality (XR) technology has made its way into the learning and development space, but do you know the best way to integrate it into your training program? When used strategically, XR has a profound impact on learning programs. 3 Ways to Integrate XR into Your Training Program.

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How to Develop a Blended Learning Training Program

Roundtable Learning

In this article, we will review what blended learning is and how you can develop a training program for your company. Blended Learning , also commonly known as Hybrid Learning or personalized learning, is a concept that brings together traditional and digital learning techniques to create a fully comprehensive program. . Some popular tools used for personalized learning programs include: Learning Management System (LMS). Gamification Programs.

The Two Faces of ePortfolios

Learning Visions

An article by Helen Barrett: Balancing the Two Faces of ePortfolios The conceptual model of an online portfolio - multiple purposes: 1) learning & reflection – main activity around learning and collaboration 2) showcase achievement/accountability [link] These two activities need to work together.

Certification Programs Personal Learning that Bridges the Skills Gap Between Higher Education and Employment

Training Industry

A quick perusal of recent popular press articles on higher education reveals an ongoing criticism – these programs deliver less than perfect labor market returns on investment (ROI). As federally funded student aid rules change, higher education programs are feeling additional pressure to demonstrate ROI. Also troubling, the number of higher education programs appears to be waning. Certification programs provide a solution to this dilemma.

Following Your Own Learning Programs

CLO Magazine

This research is further supported by Mark Waters and David Wall in their 2007 article, “Educational CPD: How UK GP Trainers Develop Themselves as Teachers.” Learning leaders should determine where their workplace learning skills portfolio is today, and what they want to add this year. Learning leaders may be doing their organizations an injustice by not spending the same effort and time educating themselves that they spend educating their workforce.


Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

In this episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast, Jon talks about that “crucible of leadership,” how he rebuilt himself and his team in the wake of his failure and how they came to establish the Discover College Commitment, an industry-leading tuition assistance program that all Discover employees are eligible for starting on their first day. We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset.

MediaTec Publishing and Chief Learning Officer Magazine Ranked No. 1 in Leadership Development Programs

CLO Magazine

In addition to publishing Chief Learning Officer magazine and a strong portfolio of associated electronic media, MediaTec hosts two international CLO Symposiums annually and a series of regional Breakfast Club meetings in cities throughout the country. Enterprises named to the Leadership Excellence list are selected and ranked based on criteria covering the purpose, design and impact of programs offered. Chicago, Oct.

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Finance Market Simulations Teach You How to Grow Your Wealth

Your Training Edge

In this article, we will talk about eight powerful tools that can help you pick up skills to grow your wealth (or nurture a bright career as finance professional). They can also use the CMS Simulation Writer to customize the experience of their students and align it with their program curriculum. Portfolio Management Simulator (PMS). Here, you can put the theories of asset allocation or modern portfolio fundamentals in practice.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #11 Alternative Credentials

Your Training Edge

This article focuses on the latter, as they are the types of credentials that are being developed in conjunction with MOOCs. Digital portfolios. Digital portfolios, or e-portfolios, provide flexible ways for learners to showcase their learning. Digital portfolios are powerful because they can combine credentials like degrees and badges with work samples, such as design work or marketing copy. New forms of education require new types of credentials.

3 Methods To Manage VR Training That You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

In this article, we’ll explore the main challenges of managing VR training and highlight how to address them. . Read More: 3 Ways to Integrate Extended Reality into Your Training Program . Effectively managing your program starts with well-designed VR training.

What’s Wrong with Retrofitting an Accessible E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

A guest post by Elizabeth Pawlicki, Training Program Manager, Articulate. Here's Why You Need an E-Learning Portfolio. Check out these articles and free resources in the community.

5 Ways to Kickstart Your E-learning Career

Rapid eLearning

Certificate programs take less time, seem to be more project-focused, and are a bit more pragmatic when it comes to applying what you’re learning. Here’s a list of programs recommended by the community. You’ll be able to build a professional portfolio using those tools especially if you take advantage of the community resources and the Content Library that comes with Articulate 360. Build an E-Learning Portfolio. And perfect for a portfolio project.

Artificial Intelligence And How It’s Changing E-Learning

Your Training Edge

From social media to speech recognition, warfare to writing articles, coding to customer service – machine learning and artificial intelligence have become part and parcel of our urban lives.

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Increasing Social Awareness in Higher Education

Nick Leffler

About two months ago I wrote about increasing social awareness in higher education , specifically the MSIDT program that I graduated from. Developing the social awareness of the program has gone well, although nothing like I had planned. I began going in a few different directions; writing articles for various websites/magazines, writing blog posts for the MSIDT website, and reviving or creating social media accounts to share and converse with the community.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

Educational websites and blogs are great enablers for students as they can find information about the syllabus, extra reference articles, coursework and even live tutorial videos and lectures. These websites also allow teachers to add new programs and interact with students from around the world. Innovative, intuitive and informative, Weebly Education lets users design websites, post reference articles, learning programs, and assignments online.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

Educational websites and blogs are great enablers for students as they can find information about the syllabus, extra reference articles, coursework and even live tutorial videos and lectures. These websites also allow teachers to add new programs and interact with students from around the world. Innovative, intuitive and informative, Weebly Education lets users design websites, post reference articles, learning programs, and assignments online.

Why Data Should Drive Your Training Strategy


Your team might have cooked up the most intelligent, effective training portfolio in your industry, but if employees aren’t using it (i.e., to help support your portfolio choices in the future. Which support articles or frequently-asked-question documents get the most hits?

Is the Corporate University Dead?

Your Training Edge

Let’s explore in this article. . That’s why new hire, soft-skills programs and management training are all now putting together with the online events, activities and reference material. Just talk to any corporate trainer or leader today and you would probably hear the story regarding the loopholes of today’s MBA programs, in particular, when we talk about real world requirements and needs of businesses in a global marketplace [3].

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

This August 21 article posted by Sharon Gaudin in Information Week reports that Half of Companies are Blocking Facebook: "Employers are increasingly blocking access to Facebook because theyre concerned about the time wasted and the information leaked when workers use social networks on company time." The article gives no specifics, making me wonder if the threat is real or just imagined by the corporate control freaks.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

At Virtual Learning Worlds "Bartman" responds to that Wired article (A Deserted Second Life) : The problem I have with it [the Wired article], is that it deals almost COMPLETELY with Second Life as it pertains to marketing and corporations…and inevitabley why SL sucks in that space.

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

From an employee development perspective, how prepared are CLOs to demonstrate the agility to lead the change in culture, programs, processes and policies that were originally designed for full-time employees to an expanded talent portfolio increasingly represented by contingent workers? Since 2010, there have been more than 500 articles, white papers, videos, conferences, seminars and books on the topic of leadership agility or adaptability in a VUCA world.

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“Labels Do Matter” A Brief Survey of Instructional Design Job Posting Titles

Coffee and Design

An interesting article that I remember reading a few years ago, Labels Do Matter by Patrick Lowenthal who I collaborate with on Twitter and the ITForum. These are used in job postings, titles of academic programs, etc. There is a good chance that a degree or certificate might get you in the door for an interview but your programming skills will be tested onside with 50+ other aspiring programmers. in an undergraduate programing.

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"Why Learning is the New Work" with Melissa Daimler @mdaimler - opening keynote @ATDCore4

Learning Visions

What I’m less good at…How I’m working on it What I care about…what I’ve done (stuff I’ve shipped) Today it’s called “Our portfolio” – it’s an internally developed online hub. Portfolio: give, get, develop. It’s 360 feedback Now they’re seeing people giving a lot more feedback face to face and then following it up with comments on the portfolio Metrics they track: they want people to give/get at least 2 comments per month. How does this apply to program design?

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The 5 Investments Your Company Should Prioritize


By diversifying your portfolio, your business will not only be able to reduce the consequences of a wrong forecast but also increase your investment success odds. ?There is no one-size-fits-all strategy when it comes to business investing.

What is Virtual Reality Training? Everything You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

Now it’s time for you to jump on the VR bandwagon for your learning and development program. Investing in VR equipment and programs can be daunting, and it may be challenging to get buy-in from your leadership team. Some VR programs allow the owners to be agile and update regularly.

Hiring Unity Developers For Your L&D Team: What You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

In this article, we’ll explore what Unity developers do, detail how an L&D team could benefit from hiring them, and list the qualifications they should seek. . Skilled in C# programming and 3D modeling . Consider asking: To see their portfolio.

What is Instructor-Led Training? Everything You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

In this article, we will cover the basics of instructor-led training, including what it is, choosing a program design partner, and the advantages and disadvantages. Choosing a Program Design Partner. Investing in instructor-led training programs can be daunting, and it may be challenging to get buy-in from your leadership team. Success or failure depends on choosing the right partner to develop your training program.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

ID Reflections

This is leading to a shift in the role of the L&D department – from managers and disseminators of formally designed programs to facilitators and enablers of collaboration and communities. As Henry Mintzberg points out in the HBR article, We Need Both Networks and Communities. “At The article resonates with my belief that organizations today must foster trust-based peer communities to encourage collaboration and cooperation.

What is Augmented Reality Training? Everything You Need to Know

Roundtable Learning

Are you wondering how you can upgrade your training program? Compared to Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality (AR) is an attainable addition to your training program that is customizable, mobile, and engaging. In this article, we will get back to the basics of augmented reality, including, what augmented reality is, how it’s used for training and development, along with the advantages and disadvantages of augmented reality training programs.

How to Develop Augmented Reality Training for Your Company

Roundtable Learning

In this article, we will review what augmented reality training is and how you can develop a training program for your company. Developing Your Training Program with Augmented Reality. Now that you know what augmented reality is and how it’s used in learning and development let’s start building your program. Step 1: Outline Your Training Program Goals. You must first outline your training program goals. Consider asking: To see their portfolio.

5 Transformations Underway in Learning & Development Industry in 2019


In 2015, Udacity created the Nanodegree program as an alternative to conventional, university-grade education. These courses are aimed at teaching specialized skills such as iOS programming or digital marketing, which are relevant in a particular industry. Each nanodegree program comes with expert feedback, community support and involves creating sample projects so that users can build their first portfolios.

How badges can benefit members and promote member engagement within your professional association

Web Courseworks

One of the new advances EDUCAUSE has implemented is a digital badging program to reward members and users who attend annual conferences and events and complete selected training programs. In 2014 EDUCAUSE launched a digital badging program, offering the opportunity to earn badges in five different categories aligning with professional development and community involvement. This week, Managing eLearning features a guest post by Lauren Gray of Web Courseworks. What is EDUCAUSE?

How Digital Badges are Driving a Positive Transformation in Corporate Learning  

Origin Learning

Amidst all the changes taking place in different industries; the challenge is to create corporate learning programs that help employees to improve their skills and are engaging with a strong recall value. The earner pushes the badge into a “backpack,” a portfolio-style server account, where badges from other grantors are also stored. Companies that have experimented with digital badges for their internal training programs support its use.

The Language of Business

CLO Magazine

Group may be best known for its signature aperitif, but the 158-year-old company has more than 50 brands in its portfolio, including Grand Marnier, Skyy Vodka and Wild Turkey bourbon. However, in 2016 Gonçalves’ group conducted a review of the language training program and found it came up short. The programming took a one-size-fits-all approach that wasn’t meeting every learner’s needs, and the vendor didn’t provide enough metrics to track learners’ progress.

The Top 10 Challenges that eLearning Professionals Face Everyday


Carefully examine their eLearning portfolios and ask them why they took a certain approach. Read up on articles and watch video reviews of the latest and greatest technologies. If you’re facing challenges implementing your eLearning programs, streamlining your content and courses through an LMS can help you get rid of many headaches – install our free 14 day trial and experience an award-winning LMS today!

Leveraging the Popularity of Online Gaming in Corporate Training

The Game Agency

As a result of the program, 93 percent of learners reported feeling better prepared to understand and engage with their patients. Implementing Online Gaming in a Training Program. Online games can also be part of a blended learning program. Especially for high-risk, high-consequence training, consider adding online gaming to your portfolio of modalities. Read the full article at