Four Emerging Technologies that L&D Leaders Need to Consider

Bottom-Line Performance

It’s been “emerging” since 2008… and still only a handful of organizations are using it in a meaningful way. As smart cars emerge, and hands-free becomes the norm, I think CLOs may want to engage in new discussions of how to best use an employee’s “windshield time” (a term coined in the 1980s to describe the time sales reps spend behind the wheels of their cars traveling to customer sites).

Top Higher Education Trends Emerging in the Post-Covid Era

Hurix Digital

While new perspectives, new learnings and new trends in education will emerge as we head into unchartered waters, here are a few current trends in higher education that have taken roots and are likely to grow in the near future.

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Video's Stepchildren: Writing, Audio, and Soundtracks by Stephen Haskin

Learning Solutions Magazine

Not just narration or a voice track, but a soundtrack. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Media Training StrategiesIf you’re making eLearning productions these days, you’re probably making video. What are you doing to give your video depth. and get learners believing they’re in the situation you want them to believe in? The right answer, for many eLearning. productions, is to create a sonic environment. Here are some ideas to get. you started.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Benefits of Digital Audio

The E-Learning Curve

The first principle of digital audio is: Digital audio is the study of discrete values. This characteristic is very important: it allows us to manage audio information very efficiently. In a previous post, I discussed a little about the basics of digital audio. Today, I want to talk about how digital audio technology benefits podcasters. Every time you duplicate an analog recording, you lose audio quality and add even more noise.

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Should You Add Background Audio to Your E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

The same is true for background audio. In that sense you need to ask if the audio you are using will add to or detract from the learning objectives. When does Audio Detract from the Learning? Some people like to add background audio to their courses because they know that by itself the course content is somewhat boring. So adding some background audio will jazz it up a bit and makes the course exciting and inviting. Multiple audio tracks can impact retention.

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Some interesting Moodle audio visual plugins just released

The E-Learning Curve

An LMS (or the related Learning Content Management System) is software for delivering, tracking and managing training and education resources. Moodle has been taking part in the Google Summer of Code , and it looks like some interesting new plugins have emerged from the project. The Nanogong plugin allows audio-only recording inside Moodle repositories. The Riffly plugin allows audio-only or audio-video recording inside Moodle repositories.

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Could you live on $1000/month? Learning Games with a Cause

Bottom-Line Performance

Along the right side of the screen, it tracks which day of the month I’m on and I always know how much money I have. There is very little audio in the game, except when there naturally would be – for example, when you get a phone call. emerging trends and technologies serious games design e-learning serious gaming

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Exploring Podcasting for E-Learning (and new podcast episode released)

The E-Learning Curve

I will outline the technical aspects of creating, recording, producing, and distributing podcasts at a later time, but for now, I want to investigate some aspects of audio delivered via podcast as a learning channel. To compel this involvement - and to deserve it - the material emerging from a loudspeaker must maintain a high level of interest throughout. I'm exploring the medium of podcasting at the moment.

Why is podcasting so successful if 93 percent of communication is nonverbal?

The E-Learning Curve

The format of the podcast should provide light and shade within a piece, allow details to emerge, and a story to develop. Other sound elements included in the series of podcasts include archive recordings, wild track , and a very cool sound collage to set the scene for the outbreak of World War 2 in September 1939. Tags: Audio content development educational media technology in education podcast content authoring

Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner

G-Cube

A little off the beaten track, here are some innovative ways of building experience in e-learning –focused on instruction but aiming to make learning as enjoyable and intriguing as possible. A story can be told using different mediums – text, graphics or audio-visuals – as well as a combination of any or all of the above. Instead of simple text explanations, the different sections can be explained through animations (like fade-in/fade-out) and audio.

How The “IoT” is Progressing The E-Learning Industry

LearnDash

Over the past couple of years, a new jargon term has emerged that anyone in a technical industry will be aware of: the Internet of Things, more commonly referred to as the IoT. If you put out audio content, they may also listen to it in their car on the way to work. You gave an app permission to track how many steps you took in a day, but doing so enabled the GPS, which means it now also knows everywhere you went and how long you stayed in each location.

Sonic Foundry's Media Site

Web Courseworks

Think university or corporate training department audio visual hardware tool that web casts instructor lectures –on-demand or recorded. Media Site has always relied on Microsoft software and the recent emergence of Silver Light has enabled Media Site to drastically improve the “look and feel” of the skins. The workflow from capture to publish to tracking learner attendance. The SAAS-based learning management portal for tracking and record keeping.

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What are the Best Employee Training Tools for Your Business?

Kitaboo

While there are several LMS available in the market, it is important to ensure that the LMS you choose should have the following features: A user-friendly interface, authoring tools, content management tools, and reporting and tracking tools. The software helps you to track your learners’ progress and performance. Audio and video training tools: Videos are one of the most powerful tools for delivering employee training.

Creating Impactful Learning: Experiences in the BFSI

G-Cube

Audio-Visual Brilliance : Multimedia elements can produce the necessary brilliance in a course – they add that ’zing’ to capture instant attention. We created a course for a large international bank, which created an impact through its strong audio-visual appeal. ? Organization video clips and accompanying audio was utilized to explain business objectives, organizational structure and policies. ? Technology-aided learning has permeated every leading industry in the world.

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Mediasite Rocks: UW DL conference presentation: Micro-Collaboration

Web Courseworks

Think university or corporate training department audio visual hardware tool that web casts instructor lectures –on-demand or recorded. Mediasite has always relied on Microsoft software and the recent emergence of Silver Light has enabled Mediasite to drastically improve the “look and feel” of the skins. The workflow from capture to publish to tracking learner attendance. The SAAS-based learning management portal for tracking and record keeping.

Interactivity in e-Learning – Do you need to go up a level?

G-Cube

Since the courses are complaint to e-learning standards like SCORM, the progress of learners can be tracked and basic learner assessments conducted. Audio and video are also part of level 2 e-learning content. Audio often accompanies text but does not always mimic it. With high-end animations, digital avatars and customized audio-visuals, learning occurs real-time.

Best Practices in Designing Employee Training Courses

Kitaboo

Employ Audio-Visual Aids. Including audio-visual aids and real-life practical scenarios within your course design can prove to be a boon for the learning curve of your employees. In other words, including audio-visual aids as a tool for employee training will work wonderfully to increase the knowledge retention rates of all your employees. . Employee training courses are known to work wonders in creating a highly dynamic, innovative, professional, and skilled workforce.

What is a Learning Burst?

Allison Rossett

Suzanne Murphy, the head of leadership development programs for emerging leaders at IBM was at a crossroads. In the next few years, approximately 4,000 emerging leaders were going to begin their development track to place them into business management positions. A Learning Burst combines an 8 to 10-minute audio cast (in a talk show format) with a PDF workbook with supporting material. Audio segments are in a MP3 format and can be played on any compatible player/device.

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What is a Learning Burst?

Allison Rossett

Suzanne Murphy, the head of leadership development programs for emerging leaders at IBM was at a crossroads. In the next few years, approximately 4,000 emerging leaders were going to begin their development track to place them into business management positions. A Learning Burst combines an 8 to 10-minute audio cast (in a talk show format) with a PDF workbook with supporting material. Audio segments are in a MP3 format and can be played on any compatible player/device.

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10 Technological Advances That Will Impact The Future Of Mobile Learning At Workplace

G-Cube

The latest use of these sensors include mobile apps that keep track of sleep patterns. The trend of personalized learning will emerge in the next few years with the help of mobile learning. Today, mobile technology has enabled modern workforce to share audios and videos which are easy to produce and access across personalized mobile devices. In today’s modern era, technology has transformed the world in ways that are unimaginable.

Wearable Computing Technology In Learning

Upside Learning

We’ve been tracking the growth of wearable computing devices and associated technology as they are likely to have interesting implications for learning technology. As more and more such devices and broadly platforms emerge on the market, they will provide a developer options just as the mobile operating systems do today. Should we tie into developing for clearly proprietary platforms or wait for open source wearable computing options to emerge on the market.

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

Establishment of Flash as the de-facto development platform for custom eLearning creation allowing use of streaming audio/video over the web. Emergence of social media (and reviewed focus on social and informal learning). The ability to measure informal learning may be done through the system itself, and constant tracking of some metrics will help learning designers monitor the ‘learning/performance health’ of the system and its users. Emergence of Personal Learning Agents.

Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing

Magic EdTech

While the paperless world imagined by George Pake in 1975 is still to emerge, digital first publishing has steadily evolved, creating a radical disruption of business as usual for the publishing industry. The opportunity to include on-line components like audio and video files , and even a form of virtual tutoring, also add to the experience” (Gutenberg, 2018). Visual and audio aesthetics.

Top Learning Trends for 2020

Continu

It’s easier to build in reminders of when to take testing, keep track of who has completed training, and assess how well the training is going via a computer versus a person. You can offer the same training module in a variety of learning styles like using visual cues or adding audio files.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

People, objects, and products can be automatically identified with a hotspot, and the motion of the object can be tracked as it moves in the scene. The most impressive asset of HapYak is their analytics tool, with which you can track the metrics of your video.

Safety Training Checklist: Communicating Health and Safety Protocols

eThink Education

In the wake of emerging challenges like the Covid-19 pandemic, the increase of online learning and telecommuting has taken center stage globally. Virtually every type of organization, including government and private institutions, now find it prudent to utilize a Learning Management System (LMS) to fast track the dissemination of crucial health and safety protocols to trainees or employees.

6 Reasons Why Blended Learning Is Becoming a Trend

PulseLearning

While most businesses are not fully abandoning the conventional modes to favor online learning, blended learning is emerging as the preferred route. 5.Keeping track of learners’ progress. Tracking the progress of your learners is important but the traditional methods of learning don’t exactly make it easy for you to see how the course participants are performing before you actually assess them.

9 Clever Elearning and EdTech Trends You Must Try

eLearning Brothers

A lot of effective, new types of learning style never cease to emerge. Moreover, you can find tons of videos, audio files, lesson plans, writing prompts, reference materials and simulations giving you a chance to experience endless possibilities beyond the traditional textbooks and classrooms. Guest post by Gabbie Keegan. She writes mostly about education, lifestyle, writing tricks, and careers. She loves to blog, read classic novels, and travel in different places.

Supporting Remote Work with an LMS

eThink Education

In addition, plug-ins allow you to track and manage employee progress through required learning or activities. Working from home can be beneficial for employees and businesses alike, especially during emergency situations. LMS platforms offer significant flexibility for course design so professionals can create tailored instruction for emergency situations. Utilizing a Learning Management System (LMS) to deliver training and professional development is the new norm.

The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

You may need to record something as simple as audio and PowerPoint point slides. Professors can now see which students watch the recorded lectures, and track how much they’ve seen. Records full HD and SD video and audio. In some cases, a student’s normal schedule may be interrupted due to illness or family emergency. Many classrooms today are set up with hardware-based audio and video equipment that allows instructors to record in-class lectures.

Technology can get obsolete but learning cannot

Origin Learning

If one were to track the range of products available in the market today, they can either get confused or choose to derive clarity on the relevance of the latest release. Digital strides, information explosion, internet penetration and newer or emerging markets have caused the brand clutter to get louder. A kitchen centerpiece or a workplace product – comes today with touch screens, audio and visual outputs that change the relationship between people and devices.

The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 ? Part 6: Podcasting

Limestone Learning

Creating video is time-consuming because you need to storyboard and edit video and audio. Audio-only podcasting means less planning, fewer editing hours and lower production costs. And with simple audio editing tools, updates are easier too. While some people may be reluctant to download a video, they may be willing to download audio because it takes less space on a mobile device. Audio is often much less intimidating. " Sound, mike, microphone " by ? ??

Does LMS Hold Power to Cause a Progressive Change in Educational and Corporate Sector

ProProfs

LMS is basically a cover-up term that encompasses various attributes of eLearning; in fact, its origination also emerges from the concept of eLearning system. Easy Tracking And Reporting. Learning Management System is preferred explicitly by the experts in the education system because of its ‘tracking’ feature. Videos, images and audio clips can also be added to the course for instant reference.

Personalizing performance, not learning: lessons from mass customization

CLO Magazine

The computer tracks her production over time, making continuous adjustments to her diet to optimize her milk quality and production rate. Nor does it track her preferences and adjust her diet according to what the machine thinks she might like today.

E-learning: A simpler approach, please?

Coorpacademy

It’s hard to imagine how we can expect to add great user interface, design, composition, audio video, platform and art competencies, to name some of what makes great content that engage users. . In effect, it’s high time a WordPress or a Wix emerged for learning content creation. That way, they can devote their creative talents to developing the user interface, design, composition, audio video, platform and art skills with the best tools at their fingertips.

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