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.

Halloween Edition – Tricks and Treats

eLearning 24-7

Makes me thrilled to know that this system, tool, solution, content really does what it says it does, it works, it delivers, it provides people with the essentials, to make their learning and training exceptional. . Includes a bundle of Skillsoft content, when you buy – a nice touch. And frankly, makes no sense in today’s training world, especially when they have the ability to connect with BI tools. . Top three authoring tools for 2019.

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How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

As in any other software development, efforts to make elearning accessible should start early in the process. Bill Tyler, digital accessibility engineer at Optum Technology, favors a role-based approach , where testing rests with the appropriate decision-making role instead of the quality assurance team (which usually enters at the end of the development process). For example, should decisions about color contrast be made at the quality assurance stage?

How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

As in any other software development, efforts to make elearning accessible should start early in the process. Bill Tyler, digital accessibility engineer at Optum Technology, favors a role-based approach , where testing rests with the appropriate decision-making role instead of the quality assurance team (which usually enters at the end of the development process). For example, should decisions about color contrast be made at the quality assurance stage?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? can make the process of choosing an authoring. tool seem bewildering, but there are some.

The NEXT Big Thing in eLearning

eLearning Alchemy

Once cumbersome processes requiring specialized skills have been replaced with rapid authoring tools. Buzzwords like gamification, micro-learning, mobile-learning, adaptive learning, rapid authoring, branching scenarios and responsive design have come with the promise of resolving all our eLearning woes… only to fall considerably short of expectations. The short answer is quality. The result is a smorgasbord of low-quality eLearning. Length: 876 words.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: Rethinking the Way You Author Elearning Whether in a large enterprise or a team of one, elearning authors today are expected to deliver effective learning outcomes using minimal resources, rapid turn-around time and a razor-thin budget.

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Which LMS should an organization with 100000+ employees switch over to?

QuoDeck

Learning management systems come in all flavors and mostly you will consider selecting between Moodle, Blackboard, SkillSoft, etc. All of them can provide the feature set you are looking for, and the choice really comes down to the quality of implementation partner you find for each. Each MicroLMS ideally should have an inbuilt authoring tool which allows for easy content creation by business owners using presentations that they already would likely have.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

>> Adobe Captivate in the Mobile Authoring category this year and the Best Simulation category last year. These honorees are: Skillsoft; Cisco; SuccessFactors, an SAP Company; Inxpo; IBM; Adobe; and Oracle. >> Rapid integration with enterprise and HR software. com/software/smarter workforce/. >> Better communication tool: Rich registration information, activity data and comprehensive lead ranking. Tools.

What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

eLearning 24-7

You can build your own via a 3rd party authoring tool. In addition to adding content, they are now expanding into additional platforms, authoring tools and so forth, but this is about content, so I’ll stay on the path. Then – Client contacts their new LMS vendor or current one, says they need courses in Business, Safety, Software. Some may be free (TED) or some MOOCs, others are fee-based (Skillsoft, Skill Pill, Harvard Business, etc.). .

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State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

That said, reflection is for some other blog author to write about. Rapid content authoring tools (build courses – you build them). 3rd party courseware providers (ex: Skillsoft, Wiley). Assessment tools including Online Testing Tools (even online proctoring) (ProProfs, ClassMarker, Questionmark). Web conferencing tools (aka virtual learning classrooms, webinars). Coaching and Mentoring tools (mobile is a key component).

Courseware LMSs – Good or bad for the industry?

eLearning 24-7

Maybe you purchased it via Open Sesame, or Skillsoft. Skillsoft – The behemoth of the courses/content space. I have always liked their Microsoft Office courses which appear as the software itself with tutorial capabilities of “show me, assist me, let me do it” angle. A key factor is that Skillsoft has acquired many course providers in the past and with that have good and bad mixed together.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Twitter is Much Better than I Thought for Learning I used to say during presentations that I wasn’t quite sure about twitter as a learning tool. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. iPad (and iPhone) are Much More Useful Than I Expected I didn’t actually think that I would care about the iPad except as a tool for training and performance support in environments like retail and restaurants where it’s always been an issue having access to machines.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

To verify that their certifications are up-to-date, rig workers typically carry tools that are tied to one or more compliance databases – either an ID card that can be swiped for status checks or a mobile learning and tracking app. CONTENT AUTHORING – While most compliance training is available commercially off-the-shelf, every hiring client and contractor company must help employees learn and comply with proprietary standards.

Top 10 LMS Forecasts for 2015

eLearning 24-7

I as many folks constantly referred to xAPI as Tin Can, but recently say in the past month, I found out that Tin Can was a trademarked name by Rustici Software. Specifically: Ability to build games or some “game version” within the LMS – either via a built-in authoring tool or as a standalone feature. The quality of the content varies. 8 Built-in Authoring Tools. I see continued growth for LMS vendors having a built-in authoring tool.

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

” Their education and experience is focused on instructional design, learning theory, content quality, and training efficiency. There are fundamental differences – not just in language, but also in philosophy and in the tools needed to succeed. Online content for employees can be aggregated from third-party providers such as OpenSesame, Skillsoft, Lynda, or Harvard Mentor.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Social tools leave a digital audit trail, documenting our learning journey—often an unfolding story—and leaving a path for others to follow.” ― Marcia Conner. “ Dan Pontefract on Social Learning : This is a short interview that SkillSoft conducted with Dan Pontefract in which he shares some brilliant insights on the benefits related to employee engagement to organizations offering social learning to its workforce in his own style using facts and metaphors. THE QUOTE.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. Combine this with static or reduced budgets and a workforce that increasingly demands high quality, highly engaging experiences – something’s got to give! Given mLevel’s easy-to-use authoring tool and supporting game templates, one of our clients deployed 28 sales training programs to their sales force in less than three months.

Implement An Online Learning Content Strategy

eLearning 24-7

Build it yourself either via a 3rd party authoring tool, PowerPoint, stick figures and doodles on a piece of paper, words on a page? Just because five people are accessing Frameshop, software from 2002, doesn’t mean it is popular. Percepio from Skillsoft, houses only Skillsoft courses at this time. Better quality. There was a time, just a few years back, that content meant one thing and courses meant another thing.

ATD17 Post Review: Rants & Raves Edition

eLearning 24-7

Whether it was an LMS or a learning platform or someone pitching their learning platform as an “adaptive learning” platform or course tools that had adaptive learning or products that were supposedly adaptive learning, it was front and centered. Skillsoft debuted a new LMS, but I would say it is a major work in progress. Finally, a limited number of course authoring tool vendors too. One company was pitching PowerPoint as this amazing authoring tool.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

Ability to upload a course built in a 3rd party authoring tool (not just PowerPoint, which uh, is not an authoring tool). Ability to upload a course or courses from a 3rd party course/content provider (example: Wiley, Skillsoft, etc.). Will the video auto convert to the highest quality possible? Next week, I’m in London, but the post will be on the “Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2016” .

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

Ability to upload a course built in a 3rd party authoring tool (not just PowerPoint, which uh, is not an authoring tool). Ability to upload a course or courses from a 3rd party course/content provider (example: Wiley, Skillsoft, etc.). Will the video auto convert to the highest quality possible? Next week, I’m in London, but the post will be on the “Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2016” .

HOW SOCIAL LEARNING IS POWERING UP TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

Social tools leave a digital audit trail, documenting our learning journey—often an unfolding story—and leaving a path for others to follow.” ? Dan Pontefract on Social Learning : This is a short interview that SkillSoft conducted with Dan Pontefract in which he shares some brilliant insights on the benefits related to employee engagement to organizations offering social learning to its workforce in his own style using facts and metaphors. THE QUOTE.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

This webcast covers the theory, tools, and techniques for conducting team coaching. Participants will learn how to: Determine when team coaching is beneficial Develop basic and sustained team coaching approaches Utilize the best tools and techniques for team coaching Measure the results of team coaching Take part in this webcast to dig deeper into the benefits and challenges of team coaching and how to make this practice an important part of your toolkit.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

Adaptable to both formal and informal virtual learning needs, video helps your team increase training quality, engagement, speed and effectiveness — all while significantly lowering program costs. “ Chestnut, tree, nature ” by Holger Schué is licensed by Pixabay.

What is in store for the LMS Space: My Forecasts for 2016

eLearning 24-7

Auto conversion to the highest quality of HD; don’t expect 4K here because I’m not seeing it happen for 2016. Whether that is via a gamification authoring tool (which exists) or through the ability to create game based learning (out there, but yuck for right now), game based learning is an important item in the learning environment. The key is the quality of courses not just quantity.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Brand Name Recognition?

Learning Visions

I see a listing of products and tools. Clearly says something about the state of the fragmented eLearning market -- mostly small shops providing services or companies doing it in-house using all of the aforementioned tools. I tried and couldnt think of much other than this myself, except for more tools. :) Sreya 1:08 AM Lynn Ireland said. Id personally come up with a list of tools, but then I produce elearning inhouse for my employer.

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? They’re looking for blended approaches that use a variety of tools and modalities. And one tool really does not rule them all.” Skillsoft, LinkedIn Learning and Grovo are three examples.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

This webinar will help participants learn from the presenter’s 20+ years of stories, examples and experience of coping with the unexpected in facilitated events, equipping them with tips and tools to avoid similar mistakes. In this webinar, we’ll walk through 5 ways you can answer the ROI question for video, and give you real tools you can use to estimate the cost savings and productivity boosts video can mean for you. Networking tools. Single-source authoring.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2020

Limestone Learning

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. High quality sales training is within your reach.

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Findanlms.com and Trend Lines

eLearning 24-7

Percipio by Skillsoft, EdCast, me:time, 360Learning, Coorpacademy, Filtered, Triboo, myQuest, Learn Amp (Top 10 2018). Built-in authoring tool and ability to upload 3rd party authoring tool content. Built-in assessment tool. It doesn’t mean it is better, higher quality, looks nice and tight – just means you can view it. Heyo! I know it has been a couple of weeks. Business Travel. Holidays. And yes, work – where does the time go?

2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best

Talented Learning

Organizations are discovering that education is a strategic tool that can attract prospects, convert them to customers, onboard them, and help them succeed – all in a way that is highly personalized and measurable. Therefore, these systems must be tightly integrated with CRM software, marketing automation and survey platforms, social media, ecommerce tools, accounting, finance, customer support and other systems. Skillsoft – Percipio.

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