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Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

This year, however, our nation and the rest of the world remain frozen in place by Covid-19. For example, think about what’s happening in the world of work. As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning.

KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT KEVIN THORN: Kevin Thorn is an award-winning e-learning designer & developer, consultant, and owner of NuggetHead Studioz, LLC. , For many years now, you have been inspiring the community with your insights on e-learning technologies, platforms, tools and tips.

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10 Safety Training Software

Ed App

Safety training software is an invaluable tool allowing training managers and L&D leaders to effectively build, manage, and optimize a safety training program that will protect their workforce from any potential health and physical hazards associated with the nature of their job.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Volume-based SaaS licensing models are the primary driver. Thanks to simple, transparent licensing, platforms like Adobe Captivate , Docebo , Litmos , Schoox and TalentLMS are attracting tens of thousands of customers who could never afford to invest six figures in a traditional LMS.

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => Rops, CAE / President, Mickie Rops Consulting Inc.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

The admin interface makes it self-explanatory to create content with built-in tools or by importing existing content files. These tools are preconfigured so you can easily drill down into information about individual and team users, courses, modules and paths. Litmos by CallidusCloud is the fastest growing learning technology company in the world, supporting more than 4 million users in 130+ countries and 24 languages. License Model/Cost. Virtual Classroom.

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18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Callidus Software acquired Learning Heroes and Learning Seat. Instead, these are precision tools, aimed at customers who are grappling with well-defined issues. 16 Licensing Levels Rise. Now it’s common to see LMS licensing in the range of $5/user/month or $60/user/year. Despite competitive pressure to keep price points lower, we expect licensing levels to continue drifting upwards, as vendors attempt to demonstrate value-add that differentiates their offerings.

Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

Adobe Captivate

Over the past few months, I’ve received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate). First, is it a best eLearning practice to include background audio? Is It a Best Practice to Add Background Music to eLearning? Ask 20 eLearning developers if it’s cool to add background music to eLearning and you can expect 20 wildly different opinions.

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The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Rather, they are educated guesses about learning technology trends, based on our continuous market research, our consulting interactions with countless LMS buyers and sellers and more than 20 years of experience we’ve accumulated in the learning industry. The LMS has evolved from a cost reduction tool to a profit-making engine for many types of organizations. Although it is good for business if you are an LMS selection consultant !) 7 Intra-LMS Authoring on the Rise.

Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

Adobe Captivate

Over the past few months, I’ve received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate). First, is it a best eLearning practice to include background audio? Is It a Best Practice to Add Background Music to eLearning? Ask 20 eLearning developers if it’s cool to add background music to eLearning and you can expect 20 wildly different opinions.

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Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

“ Heart, leaves, foliage ” by Bianca Mentil is licensed by Pixabay. Share your stunning presentations in person, virtually or export your slides for use in other software. It’s a new prospecting world right now and it’s time to refresh your approach and message.

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LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

It can manage elearning, ILT, dozens of languages, social integration, gamification, virtual classrooms and ecommerce. It is easy to start, use, integrate, manage and license. Docebo LMS is designed to support straightforward learning and elearning scenarios — easily. Productized integrations with many applications, including virtual classrooms, CRM, customer service, SSO and more. High-Technology/Software. License Model/Cost.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

Others say it’s become nothing more than a back-office administrative tool. Specialists now rule the LMS world. Learning Technologies Group (LTG) recently acquired PeopleFluent , NetDimensions , LEO Learning , Rustici Software , Watershed LRS , Gomo Learning and others to offer a robust talent suite based on standalone solutions. • ASSOCIATION LEARNING. 6) Integrated Content Authoring Joins the Modern LMS. UPDATE: Intra-LMS authoring continues to improve.

Digital Video: 10 Ways to Experience Modern Learning Live and On-Demand

Talented Learning

Here are some of the most popular ways organizations are improving learning experiences with live video streaming and on-demand content: 1) Virtual Online Meeting Tools. Although virtual learning is a popular instructional delivery method, approximately 78% of the learning platforms we track does not include a native virtual meeting tool. 8) Tradeshow and Virtual Event Broadcasting. Real-world examples of successful AI-enhanced learning initiatives.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

As analysts, we strive to make sense of the complexity, not just because it’s fascinating but also because we want to help you make better-informed software decisions. H2H Labs acquired Riptide Software. Saba Software acquired Lumesse. Popular vendors include BenchPrep , Blue Sky eLearn , Community Brands , CommPartners , Digitec Interactive , EthosCE , ExtensionEngine , Thought Industries , WBT Systems and WebCourseworks. Welcome to our 5th annual trends post!

THE DUMMIES GUIDE TO DEVELOPING ONLINE LEARNING

Spark Your Interest

Modern e-learning tools have built-in language options and straight-forward translation capabilities. For example, pilot training, hospital surgery or real-time software application. Another advantage is it is less expensive to run an e-learning course than to fly trainers or students around the world for a training session. Performance support is tools used to help apply learning to the task. This might include: Authoring tool source file(s).

Free learning & development webinars for October 2021

Limestone Learning

“ Flying dog, Batman, bats ” by Andrea Bohl is licensed by Pixabay. Common materials and tools used to create a training course. You’ll explore WCAG/508/AODA guidelines and how they apply to elearning courses. It’s that spooky time of year again.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning Welcome to stop #3 of The Karl Kapp Games, Gadgets, and Gizmos Virtual World Book Tour. Its also a bout using blogs and wikis and other collaborative tools for workplace learning and knowledge sharing. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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Free learning & development webinars for August 2021

Limestone Learning

“ BEACH, MAR, OCEAN ” BY TURIANO NETO IS LICENSED BY PIXABAY. Author of the best-selling book, If Not You, Who? PT: Best Practices for Writing Effective Assessment Questions for Your Elearning Courses Are you asking the right questions at the end of your elearning course?

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2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

This consolidation trend remained front-and-center in 2019, with M&A headlines like these: Absorb Software Acquires Extended Enterprise LMS Provider, eLogic Learning. Absorb Software Acquires Torch LMS. Absorb Software Acquires Cloud-Based Learning Tech Company, ePath Learning.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Of course, other kinds of learning software also deserve recognition. For example, many top-notch solutions focus on employee compliance, talent management, academic ed tech, learning experiences, content management and authoring. Blue Sky eLearn. This omni-channel learning platform now helps some of the world’s top publishers and credentialing bodies deliver self-paced tutorials and other continuing education content online. BLUE SKY ELEARN.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2021

Limestone Learning

“ Bird, chick, baby chicken ” by Philipp Kleindienst is licensed by Pixabay. PT: Building Sales Capabilities in Our New Digital World Until last year, in-person, face-to-face (F2F) training was by far the primary learning modality used to improve sales performance.

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Free L&D webinars for January 2021

Limestone Learning

“ Winter, landscape, snow ” by Michael Gaida is licensed by Pixabay. Join Olu Burrell, CEO of Olu Burrell Consulting, for a session where you’ll: Learn the Three Value Proposition , a framework for aligning your values to your career path no matter the conditions.

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ELEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Background Music & Copyright

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Over the past few months, I've received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia).   First and foremost, it's a simple process to add background music using your tool of choice. First, is it a best eLearning practice to include background audio?   Is It a Best Practice to Add Background Music to eLearning?

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. However, what I can say for organizations embarking on the path to becoming a collaborative and learning organization is that the tools and technology are there as facilitators.

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LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

I have now formally reviewed 125 of the potential 700 learning management solutions available in the world. The industry is awash in evolving learning technology features such as micro and adaptive learning, gamification, alternate and virtual reality, xAPI, big data, social, content curation, user experience, video, integration and the list goes on and on. For a long time LMS vendors wanted to grow big and support any company, in any industry, in any part of the world.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Leaves, tree, red ” by Peng Sun is licensed by Pixabay. PT: Making Interactivity Count: A Path to Elearning Your Learners Will Love Engaging learners is the essential challenge that faces designers of elearning. There’s a chill in the air — time to don a fleecy warm mask!

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Free L&D webinars for March 2021

Limestone Learning

“ Stem, bloom, plan ” by Luis Rodriguez is licensed by Pixabay. PT: Mindset Matters: How to Improve Your Virtual Facilitation Style There are myriad styles of delivering instructor-led training online. Participate in buzz groups, scrambles, human lineup and even a maze — all virtually.

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Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

Limestone Learning

“ Maiblumenstrauch, mayflower, flowers ” by Annette Meyer is licensed by Pixabay. In this session, Becky Pike Pluth, President and CEO of The Bob Pike Group, will model effective use of the most common tools across online platforms. Get the latest tools and techniques that wow.

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

“ Cicada, close-up, insect ” by Pexels is licensed by Pixabay. PT: How to Easily Create Multi-Language Elearning Courses Language and location present their own challenges when it comes to delivering learning to international audiences. Facilitating for engagement in a virtual context.

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Three skills to acquire (Captivate newbies)

Adobe Captivate

Moreover I am busy as a Consultant and a Trainer (for Captivate and other Adobe applications), both in live and online classes. It doesn’t matter whether you are developing software simulations, soft skills training, responsive or normal projects, if you master those Captivate features you’ll feel more comfortable and save a lot of time. Imagine standing before this natural stone porch, in the middle of the most beautiful desert in the world. Intro.

Free L&D webinars for May 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Nature, dandelion, macro, close up ” by David Reed is licensed by Pixabay. We’re getting creative about how we communicate, sourcing new tools and strategies, and more than ever now, leveraging online learning.

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Free learning & development webinars for July 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Barbecues, Grills, Grass ” by Hugh Song is licensed by Pixabay. This month’s crop of free webinars offers plenty of tips for getting the most out of virtual work. It’s easy, and Mike Parkinson, author and owner of Billion Dollar Graphics, will show you how to do it.

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Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Flower, Yellow, Daffodil ” by Pixelia is licensed by Pixabay. Many of us are getting a crash course in remote work as we quickly get up to speed on teleconferencing, videoconferencing and the vast array of tools and hacks for virtual teams.

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Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Chestnut, tree, nature ” by Holger Schué is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12PM – 1PM PT: Successful Implementation of Virtual Management Training How do you ensure installation of learning for your front-line leaders and management team?

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IoT/ Internet of Things and Its Application

Xpertcube

By the help of IoT, we are cable to connect real-world things to the internet. With the help of Microcontrollers and sensors, we are able to connect each and every real-world object to the internet. These microcontrollers or microprocessors are connected in a manner to the real-world object. IoT gives us a possibility to connect the real-world objects to the internet and access real-world objects from anywhere through the internet.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Carrot harvest ” by woodleywonderworks is licensed under CC BY 2.0. Technology, methodologies, consultancy services and content design all have their places. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 4:30PM – 5:30PM PT: Speed Dating L&D Tech Tools (Free for members) You don’t have to be geeky to jazz up your courses with some new and easy tech. as she introduces tools to help you engage the audience, create awesome materials, and save time doing it.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Ladybug, lucky charm, deco, New Year’s Eve ” by annca is licensed by Pixabay. Having collaborated with colleagues in New Zealand, Australia, Asia and Europe, he loves maximizing tools, resources and talents that gets the work done, makes learners grow and clients happy.

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Free L&D webinars for February 2020

Limestone Learning

“ American Football ” by Keith Johnston is licensed by Pixabay. Moe will take us "behind the curtain" to get a view of the prep involved, how to expect the unexpected, and tips and tools to encourage learner engagement. For many people this time of year represents a frenzy of activity.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Candle, meditation, trinity ” by Daniel Wanke is licensed by pixabay. In your training world, there are also vital signs of health. Elearning Best Practices Many of you are planning your training and education programs for 2020, and may want to ask an expert for advice.

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