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

Talented Learning

While following these stories of digital transformation, we’ve discovered many valuable tools and services that are available at no cost in response to Covid-19. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 2) Collaboration Tool Offers. Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. Course Authoring and Delivery. Remote Work ToolKit.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

Learning Visions

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit I want to incorporate a reading list for the next level of the 30-minute masters (taking a crash course in Instructional Design). These are terms that I have learned (some relatively recently) and thought, why didnt I know this ten years ago if its so important? Perhaps we just include this in the wiki and the informal learners can go off and do their own research (because we learn best by doing, right?).

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2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, I’ll be doing a virtual presentation around it as well. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. tools. Articulate has a great tool set.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. Ive always had the good fortune to have a team of graphic designers and programmers who do that heavy lifting. In Instructional Designers Tools I talk a bit about that. A few months ago, I started compiling a reading list at Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit. Oh and I saw your post about telling other moms what you do.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. There are generally many ah-ha moments as people understand the why of the rationale folks do things so differently from the way they do. I prefer to get the big picture view first, and often a diagram or metaphor will do that for me. Take learning a piece of software.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? This post has been removed by the author. This post has been removed by the author. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

Friday, May 04, 2007 Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs Theres been a lot of good talk lately about rapid e-learning tools and templates and the roles of SMEs vs. instructional designers. Up until recently , Ive been thinking its instructional designers who will be using our tools.

Gameful Approaches to Motivation & Engagement: Recap of #WhartonGame Summit

Kapp Notes

Kevin is the creator of the University of Pennsylvania Gamification MOOC by Coursera which has had over 300,000 students and author of the book For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business. However, when asked…”what can we definitively say about gamification…what do we know for sure about gamification?” He also mentioned that game designers and gamification designers use the same toolkit but they just use the tools differently.

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3 Things to Look for in Your LMS Reports

eFront

Learning management systems (LMS) have become an essential part of an effective classroom — helping teachers bridge the gap by automating processes and collecting data that helps them differentiate learning. They can also produce LMS reports, that are invaluable tools to benchmark progress and performance. Just keep in mind, reporting tools are only as effective as the people using them. Managers must know what to look for in their LMS reports in order to take proper action.

Free L&D webinars for December 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 3, 2018, 10AM –1AM PT: Taking charge of your professional development (Free to ATD members) As a learning professional, do you spend so much time developing others that you don't make time to develop yourself? Doing so, however, is often easier said than done.

Elearning innovation: examples, tips and technology

Elucidat

So then, how do you keep your ideas fresh, your production process smart and your elearning strategy current? Demonstrating how “grown-up games” can be effective learning tools. I know this sounds obvious, but too often I hear learning impact measured in business KPIs. Trend prediction: “A recognition that classic, instructional e-learning doesn’t deliver – it doesn’t close performance gaps and it doesn’t provide a satisfying learning experience.

Start Before Day One: How Learning Can Inform Talent Acquisition

Instilled

We know their characteristics and how to assess them. We know what strong learners want. In so doing, we can build a skilled and nimble workforce and we can deliver on the promise of L&D to drive business success as markets evolve. The first step to finding what you want is knowing what you’re looking for. Or my favorite so far, from May Knight and Natalie Wong at Korn Ferry Hay Group in Hong Kong : “Knowing what to do when you don’t know what to do.”.

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Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

Businesses should always look for an easy-to-use toolkit that facilitates rapid creation and distribution of eLearning at scale. So, how exactly can an authoring tool save organizations both time and money? In this respect, there is often a “knowing-doinggap to be filled.

47 books sales teams should have on their shelves

TalentLMS

How do you meet this challenge head-on? How do you instill a process that works? The Big Book of Words That Sell: 1200 Words and Phrases That Every Salesperson and Marketer Should Know and Use , by Robert W. In his new book, Bly lists 1200 words and phrases that have shown to be the most effective for the author. about tools and tech to help you scale. If you distilled sales down to one question, it would be this: How do I get people to say yes?

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The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

We reached out to 15 industry experts ranging from experienced in-house learning managers, established solutions providers and consultants, presenters, authors and thought-leaders, with two key questions: What digital learning trends do you think we’ll see rise in 2019? So please do so, L&D! Read more on how to do microlearning well – going beyond a mass of meaningless content. ” Hopes: A culture where everyone knows how to learn, and can go do it.

Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

This interactive learning tool and strategy focuses on not only personal, but also group learning objectives. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Avoid Buyer’s Remorse: A Guide to Procuring Learning Technology (Free for ATD members) Why do so many learning technology projects fail to deliver sustained value to their organization? There’s power in devoting time to internally solving the skills gap. “ Egg, socket, full ” by Jerzy Górecki is licensed by Pixabay.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting an Informal M.Ed

Learning Visions

I already have a job doing it! Even though Ive been doing this ("instructional design") for over ten years, Im starting over. Im putting my beginners mind back on; Ive realized how much I dont know about this stuff. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s a great time to take stock, assess knowledge gaps, and focus on new learning. This webcast covers the theory, tools, and techniques for conducting team coaching. Once you make the investment, how do you know that it’s paying off so you can continue your excellent work? What do we do with them? How do you quickly spot the fundamental killers and roadblocks to “true learning”? Do you understand your learning culture?

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

L&D can’t prove ROI using the same methods other parts of the business do. A concise job aid of best practices for UX, UI, ID, and game design Clear guidelines on what to do—and what not to do—in each quadrant of mobile game design Join the webinar and click here to download the 2018 LEARNING TRENDS REPORT by Sharon Boller. What should an organization have in its toolkit? You feel stuck and don’t know what to do. How do you measure training ROI?

11 Must Read Books for E-learning Professionals

CommLab India

“Always do more than is required of you.” It helps you: Identify the gaps of learners i.e., where they are and where they need to be. Facilitator’s and Trainer’s Toolkit – Artie Mahal. The purpose of this book is to provide frameworks, tools, and techniques to facilitate virtual or face-to-face meetings, lead workshops, and transfer knowledge through training. The author presents many innovative ideas based on his experiences.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

Can take a lot of resources, but even small companies can do this with right expertise. This doesnt have to be a big investment Key Finding #2: The Rise in ASP Models ("externally hosted" or "software as a service" -- SAAS) taking desktop metaphor and putting into a browser trend towards companies giving other people the headaches of dealing with the backend solutions great for small organizations Saba, Learn.com, Adobe Connect, Articulate, etc. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Please let me know if you see these types of jobs or if you do these jobs. Gaps consultant - a snapshot analyst for gaps in information, data or process that are missing in networks (project leads, instructional designers, writers, editors, researchers - example is tracking micro -learning impacts by using Web 2.0 tools). Toolkit Guru - has specialized in one Web 2.0 tool and is positioned as a champion, e.g. Wiki, Blog, Second-Life, social media, etc.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss. Post from: The eLearning Coach 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory. If you do not know the ADL, they are a part of the U.S. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. We all do it.

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Webinar Blackboard Slides - Weekly Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The e-learning skills gap - Clive on Learning , July 24, 2009. E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized - The E-Learning Curve , July 28, 2009. Being aware of e-learning gaps… - ThirdForce Blog , July 24, 2009. Social Media in Learning: Handbook, Toolkit, Workshop, Community & Blog , July 25, 2009. Do We Still Know Our Audience? Tips and Tools for Synchronous e-Learning , July 29, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS: Why the Technology Your LMS Uses Matters When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our eLearning goals? Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5 New learning skills and tools.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Theories do not help us to expand our awareness and understanding of learning; they serve to reduce and confine it. I can see how theorists might argue that reading text aloud to the learner addresses multiple "learning styles," but the real-world experience is one of frustration: you want to read ahead but you cant because the narrator reads more slowly than you do. Its also a bad idea if you believe (as I do) that learners should be in control as much as possible.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2020

Limestone Learning

It’s an addiction where one has the need to do everything more quickly, with fewer moving parts and less manual repetition. Let PowerPoint do the heavy lifting for you! He'll focus on best practices and tools you can use to take your content to the next level and motivate your employees to engage with the professional development opportunities that are available to them. You want to offer more shorter-form and on-demand content, but often don't know where to start.