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? Where is the Portfolio Hosted?

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.

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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.

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

CLO Magazine

We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset. Jon really wanted to rethink that when he was at Discover and put in place a pretty impressive program to do that. We talked about the tuition assistance program.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. 10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions - The eLearning Coach , March 18, 2010 This is a back-to-basics article about the undervalued and little-discussed multiple choice question. Top 5 Up and Coming LMS Providers Article Assistance , March 23, 2010. Best of eLearning Learning.

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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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.

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.

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. Build an E-Learning Portfolio.

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.

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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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.

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?

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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.

“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. in an undergraduate programing.

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5 Transformations Underway in Learning & Development Industry in 2019

ProProfs

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.

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.

Why Data Should Drive Your Training Strategy

KnowledgeCity

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?

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. It was an important part of the program,” she said. Every Program Needs a Champion.

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.

"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 Top 10 Challenges that eLearning Professionals Face Everyday

Docebo

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. Unrealistic deadlines, small budgets and other eLearning challenges can be crushed with these tips.

3 Big Takeaways from Last Year’s Learning Development Projects

The Learning Dispatch

But it turns out that the new storyboard format didn’t contain everything that the developers needed to have to program the courses (Microassist splits course design into designer and developer roles ). Jason Huff has a great discussion of how to create a website portfolio at Fast Company.

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.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

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

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?

Are You Appy?

Nick Leffler

Oh, you also have to know how to program or a lot of money to hire a developer for your app or pass it on to a developer who you don’t get to work very closely with. Apps can be programmed in the operating systems native language which is a huge benefit. Facebook recently (recently being over a year ago) ditched programming their app in HTML5 for the native language of each operating system. If you haven’t noticed this isn’t an in-depth article about them.

The Year in Learning: 2019 Edition

The Learning Dispatch

Learning and development is a constantly evolving field, and every month Microassist’s Senior Learning Architect, Kevin Gumienny , highlights a few articles that provide insight into the field. Wired has a nice collection of articles on the theme of “How We Learn.” Program Design.

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?

A Guide to Superior eLearning Graphics

Bottom-Line Performance

In his time here, he has produced quite the portfolio of awesome eLearning graphics. Starting out with any of these programs, the best thing to do is to just start playing.

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The 5 Myths of Rapid E-Learning Revisited

Rapid eLearning

I don’t know many people who still build custom-programmed courseware outside of a few specialty markets or emerging technologies like augmented and virtual reality. Why You Need a Professional Portfolio. Here’s What Needs to Be in Your E-Learning Portfolio.

8 Tips To Create Onboarding Online Training For Baby Boomers

TalentLMS

In this article, I’ll highlight 8 tips to create effective onboarding online training for your Baby Boomer employees. Add game mechanics to your new hire online training program to tap into their competitive nature. Launch an Onboarding Certification Online Training Program.

Looking Back On 2015

Nick Leffler

Social Learning Has Never Been About a Single Tool — The original article I had written this about has since been moved/removed/retired (not sure which one) but it was rightfully done because it was off on pretty much everything.

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