12 Must-Know Learning Industry Sites

LearnDash

If you have an interest in elearning or instructional design, undoubtedly you have your list of favorite sites that you visit for coming up to speed with new trends and happenings. Below are some sites that are well known in this field. Technology site by EdTech Magazine.

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Create a Niche-Focused “Udemy” Site

LearnDash

We are often asked if it is possible to create a Udemy-type site with LearnDash. Short answer: yes (see this article on creating a Udemy clone ). What you do not want to do is to create a site that is exactly like Udemy.

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Trending Sources

A Dozen Free Stock Video Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you’re not comfortable shooting your own stock video, try out some of these free stock videos sites. And don’t forget about all of the free stock photo sites we covered earlier. Mazwai : lots of videos, but the site seems to freeze when they all load.

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50 Must Read Ed-Tech Sites

LearnDash

Their site has thousands of articles dedication to educational technology tools, tips, tricks, influencers and more. So if you haven’t already, head over to their site to view their list of the top 50 must read sites in education technology.

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Must Read Instructional Design Articles

LearnDash

If you are just starting out with instructional design, the five articles below will give you an introduction to some of the more popular concepts that you are bound to come across. Even if you are seasoned professional, these articles may prove to be a useful reminder. Besides these resources, you should also investigate the popular elearning sites out there for more tips and advice related to the elearning industry. 5 Must-Read Instruction Design Articles.

Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

To help you sort through the clutter, I’ve gathered the ten top articles from both our Bottom-Line Performance and Knowledge Guru blogs from the past year. This article by Sharon Boller was widely shared in learning and development circles for good reason.

Article Review: “Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More”

Pract.us

Stroll through any social media site and you’ll be bombarded with well-meaning suggestions for improving your motivation, will power, and drive to succeed. But behavioral psychology writer James Clear suggests in his recent article “Motivation is Overvalued.

10 Must-Read Articles About Blended Learning

TalentLMS

We gathered top 10 articles about blended learning that will not only explain the idea behind combining learning techniques but also give you answers to your questions and tips on building your very own blended learning strategy. Asynchronous and synchronous learning mixed together?

Article Review: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs

Pract.us

David James, chief learning strategist for Looop, explores this idea in his article for Learning Solutions Magazine , “Next Action: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs.”. What I learned from this article.

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

To me, the seven top articles from the past year are really a checklist of what’s important and pressing to learning professionals. You’ll notice that games and gamification are mysteriously not on this list of articles.

PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  There are infinite reasons why you may not be able to give a presentation in person, many of which I covered in my article on  adding Text-To-Speech to PowerPoint presentations. When you can't be there in person, but you want to send along a PowerPoint deck in your place, there are a few reasons why you might want to use a slide-sharing site. Today I'm going to explore five slide-sharing site options.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.

JoomlaLMS 2.0.2: Maintenance Release

JoomlaLMS

The new version is available for upgrade at your Member’s Area, at the Administration area of your site and purchase at our store. Blog articlesJoomlaLMS team is glad to introduce JoomlaLMS 2.0.2

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Ecommerce: One Size Does Not Fit All

The Peformance Improvement

It’s as if companies forget everything they know about customer service when they build a Web site. This seems to describe much of what goes on in Web site development today. Web site developers could learn much from Zingerman’s approach to the customer experience.

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JoomlaLMS Tips: How to Add a Forum to a JoomlaLMS Site

JoomlaLMS

Blog articlesAs you might know, by default, JoomlaLMS is not integrated with any Joomla! forum tool. We abandoned the integration in favor of a JoomlaLMS native forum tool that is in the development stage currently.

Top eLearning Sites?

Tony Karrer

I was asked what the biggest traffic sites are in eLearning that were not vendor specific sites. My quick answer was that Jane Hart’s site , eLearning Learning and The eLearning Guild would be among the top. Cathy pointed me to questions about Alexa ( Wikipedia article ).

5 Ways Your Content Curation Can Win the Day

Litmos

It could be making sense of the information that is hidden and buried in your own organizations SharePoint site, LMS or intranet. . Articles Course Content Enterprise Learning content curation learning contentFinding information on the internet is not a problem.

A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training

Litmos

Mailing CD-ROM courses to offices around the world was significantly cheaper than regularly sending instructors to the same sites. Articles history of CBT history of corporate training The history of elearning the history of LMS

Don't miss these big-time speakers at C3!

Litmos

If you're not yet registered, please sign ASAP by visiting the Litmos C3 site here because time is running out. Articles C3With Litmos C3, September 18-20, 2017, Wynn Resort, Las Vegas less than two weeks away, we didn't want to miss the chance to remind you about some of the big-time speakers at this year's conference. You may be thinking, "I know, I know.

Understanding the Role of Training in the Extended Enterprise

Litmos

One organization I’ve worked with offered a suite of tutorials online for free, but that was backed up with paid certifications and on-site support as part of a learning plan. There’s much talk about the ‘extended enterprise’ today.

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New thoughts on design thinking

Litmos

In the early 80’s, I read an article calling for a cognitive engineering: designing systems that matched how our brains work. There was a strong push at the time for really understanding the users’ goals and needs, including site visits and including users on the design team.

Responsive Design for eLearning [Article in @learningsolmag]

Learning Visions

Read the full article Responsive Learning Is a Must-have, Not Just Nice-to-have , featured this week on the eLearning Guild''s Learning Solutions Magazine. Check out this article by James Corey-Wright, Kineo UK''s Head of Learning Design, "Responsive Digital Learning - All for One, One for All". And then go visit the Adapt Community site , for information and demos of the open-source Adapt Framework. "It’s a fact: we live in a multi-device world.

Three Ways to Integrate Off-The-Shelf Content Into Your Existing Training

Litmos

That will save your learners the trouble of having to take some modules on your system and others on the content vendor’s site. Articles Course Content content curation elearning content off-the-shelf courses

7 Ways to Get Your Content Curation Groove On

Litmos

Finding trusted sites to source and relevant information to share, finding the really good content - that's the problem. Sharing: Sharing does not just mean putting up a blog post or intranet site to introduce content. People in the workplace today need help.

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ATD TechKnowledge 2017 and Enterprise Learning that Works

Litmos

There web site defines the organization as…. “. Articles ATD Techknowledge ATDTK Litmos at ATDTK TechKnowledgeThe Litmos team had fantastic team at ATD TK this year. They showed off enterprise learning that works, and everyone enjoys using.

Articulate Resources and Articles

eLearning Brothers

If you’re like me I’m always looking for good articles and “how-to&# blogs on Articulate. Articles: Articulate and Flash Audio. Blogs/Sites: Articulate Forums. So I thought that I’d share a few resources that I’ve written and use. Navigating the Articulate API with Flash. Scavenger Hunts in Articulate. Using Flash to Control Articulate Navigation. Rapid eLearning Blog (great usability and design info). Mozealous (technical developer info).

Parenting Articles, Worksheets, & Handy Resources

E-learning Uncovered

GreatSchools is a free, mobile-friendly nonprofit parenting site devoted to helping parents guide their children to success in and out of the classroom

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Elgg is a social networking engine and publishing platform for running your own social networking site on a public or private server. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy?

What's the scoop from Dreamforce 2017?

Litmos

extremely admirable) action to counterbalance that by offsetting 100% of its on-site carbon emissions and investing in a water conservation project that will match 100% of the amount of water used at #DF17. Articles Litmos News

PBS Article: 8 Video Game Myths Debunked

Kapp Notes

A while back, PBS did a series on video games called The Video Game Revolution and they created a companion web site. One article on the site takes apart some common myths about video games. Check out Reality Bytes: Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked for yourself, in the meantime, here is small sampling of the conclusions of the article.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

G-Cube

Social Networking Sites. There are many popular social networking sites available which provide an opportunity for learners and trainers to connect and learn together. Scholarly articles can be built together on the wiki, where the Trainer can guide the learners from time to time.

5 reasons to avoid a Flash-based quiz creator

ProProfs

Since Flash technology is widely used in creating advertisements, some web-browsers and email sites may block the images and videos in a Flash quiz regarding it as spam. Articles

Technical Communication: Don't Wordpass on Passwords

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you'd like to create your own avatar,  check out AJ's article. Do not use the same combination of username/password for multiple sites.   If you like Megan's articles, you'll love her live, online classes such as  Train the EMR Trainer.

Top Ten Learning Resources of 2011

OpenSesame

In honor of the approaching year-end, here are my top resources of 2011: Sites, articles or resources I visited over and over again, sent to colleagues, memorized or otherwise relied upon, in no particular order.

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In response to: Why “Talk” Culture Ruins Everything

ID Reflections

casual conversations, on social networking sites, during water cooler gossips, in one-on-one conversations with friends.We And such dangers are on the rise with the Social Networking sites permeating the very fabric of our lives. Tags: Reflection social networking sites Personal communication I was reading Why “Talk” Culture Ruins Everything by Hugh McGuire this morning. And the scary part of "cherry picking" ideas and creating mash-ups from these were driven home once again.

Why Employee Training Articles are Important for Your Employee Development

WalkMe Training Station

There are plenty of employee training articles on the internet. However, like most things on the internet, it’s also important to exercise a little discrimination in how you choose articles for your company’s training program. For example if you find some corporate training articles but they are written by Bozo the Clown, perhaps it would be best to steer clear. Where Can You Find Quality Employee Training Articles? What are the Benefits Training Articles?

9 Tips To Maximize Employee Involvement In Online Training Development

G-Cube

This article explores 9 ways that you can maximize employee involvement in online training development. Most Learning Management Systems and social media sites will even handle this task for you. As an example, articles and videos that highlight work-related tasks.