Evaluating Learning, Knowledge, Blackboard, & Ubiquitous Computing

Big Dog, Little Dog

Jury Supports Blackboard Patent - Stephen's Web. What might a university look like with a fully deployed program of converged devices like the iPhone? The value of learning: a new model of value and evaluation - CIPD. A look at the role of learning and training in creating value in organisations and at how that role can be analysed, measured and evaluated. The paper is located here. THE KNOWLEDGE PARADOX - Bangkok Post.

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Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

Effective Training on Compliance and Patient Safety Using Robust Healthcare Learning Management Systems


The platform also supports automatic tracking of employees’ progress during the training program. Automatic notification feature updates learners about future training programs, ecourse expiry date, training status, and more.

ID and e-Learning Links (2/10/14)

Experiencing eLearning

Find Online Instructional Design Graduate Certificate Programs. Database of online instructional design graduate certificate programs. Workaround for a Blackboard problem I’m experiencing. tags: lms blackboard troubleshooting. Amazon.com: Free Book Collections: Kindle Store. Free ebooks for Kindle. tags: free. Compare cost, prerequisites, credits required, and more. tags: instructionaldesign newid certificate.

Camtasia Relay Allowing For Uninterrupted Education

TechSmith Camtasia

Although the campus was closed, learning did not stop for the Bobcats; students stayed on track using Blackboard and Camtasia Relay. She recorded her voice as she went through her PowerPoint using Camtasia and uploaded it to Blackboard for her students to access.

20 Most Popular Learning Management Systems [INFOGRAPHIC]


I remember the days when the only viable LMS was Blackboard – and the cost for implementation was somewhere to the tune of $25,000. Implementing learning programs for Fortune 500 companies across a wide-variety of industries enables us to better serve you.

LearnDash a G2Crowd High Performer for Summer 2018


Without question, this recognition is owed to those of you who are using LearnDash to power your learning programs. The programs I have seen created with LearnDash are not only inspiring, they are downright impressive.

eCoach helps University of Missouri Kansas City win American Library Association site of the month


In April 2018, Jess Williams and Dani Wellemeyer won the American Library Association’s ‘Site of the Month’ for an instructional program that they developed using eCoach. They also needed a tool that could fit within Blackboard, the University’s Learning Management System.

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10 LMS Facts You Should Know


Nearly every elearning program that exists today in almost every industry is powered by a learning management system (LMS). Edmodo and Blackboard each have around 20 million users each.

Motivation is More Important Than Information

Association eLearning

I inherited a “blackboard” poster from a friend. In cases like these, introducing awards and recognition programs, or even consequences for non-compliance, can be more effective than a webinar or self-paced course. I can write on it with chalk, erase it, and use it again. But I don’t.

The Current Top 5 Highest-Rated Learning Management Systems (LMS)


Learning Management Systems (LMS), are systems, usually web or cloud-based, used to create a learning environment by administering, documenting, tracking, reporting, and delivering electronic education (also known as e-learning), or training programs. Blackboard Learn© by Blackboard, Inc.

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Meridian Expands Leadership Team with Learning Industry Experts


Meridian’s new team members include: Kai Lou, Vice President of Client Services – Kai has over 15 years of experience in the learning management systems space from his long tenure at Blackboard. There, he established a product consulting practice focused on addressing the training needs of performance and development programs across public sector organizations and commercial companies. Most recently, Kai served as the VP of Business Development at Blackboard.

The Power of Digital Learning

Magic EdTech

Traditional educational tools include a teacher, textbook, and a blackboard. While none of these tools has disappeared with the digital revolution (though blackboard has evolved to become wh smartboards), digital learning makes it easier and more effective to teach diverse learners.

5 Free Learning Management Tools to Administer Your Online Training

CommLab India

CourseSites by Blackboard. Blackboard is a very well-known name in the e-learning course administration world, and CourseSites is the free version of its popular commercial offering, Blackboard Learn. Integrate easily with other Blackboard products.

300 Years of Distance Learning Evolution [INFOGRAPHIC]


In fact, the first distance learning program on record took place in 1728, when a local teacher by the name of Caleb Phillips advertised shorthand correspondence lessons offered by mail! If you thought that distance learning was a product of today, then you would be mistaken.

Education Industry Experts build interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience


Sherry Vafa uses Raptivity because it can be easily integrated with course management system – Blackboard. Sherry developed a ‘ Million Dollar Quiz ’ for her students, which is a part of game based learning program.

Who is Behind Your LMS?


Educational institutions and corporations both know how important a quality learning program is to their student/employee success. No matter what your platform (WordPress, SaaS providers, Moodle, BlackBoard, eFront, etc.),

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The Top 5 Free Learning Management Platforms

CommLab India

However, the number of training programs planned for the year has been increased by 10%. CourseSites by Blackboard. Blackboard is one of the most popular names in the learning management software market, and this is a free version of their commercial product, Blackboard Learn.

EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Jane Maurer

TechSmith Camtasia

She is also a Sys Admin for Blackboard , Camtasia Relay , and AdobeConnect servers on campus. An Interview with Jane: So I understand you’re a Blackboard expert. What are some things you find useful about Blackboard? Better question is what isn’t helpful about Blackboard?

How can we get our clients to play the “What If” game?

Coffee and Design

It was when he witnessed a professor’s difficulty updating a financial model due to an error on a blackboard. Can we all agree that technology can sometimes be a double-edged sword? Some technology can cause people to lose their job because it is replaced by technology.

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Odessa College Builds Student Success with TechSmith Relay

TechSmith Camtasia

The team created a resource course called Blackboard 101, focused on helping faculty set up their TechSmith account, showing them how to record video, how to use that video in their class, and how to sync the recording with the school’s Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS). “

Blended Learning: Different combinations that work


A blended learning program is one that utilizes more than one mode of learning delivery –for a personalized and impactful learning experience. Blended Learning is in itself self-explanatory, its all in the name.



A CMS is a software application or a set of related programs used to create and manage digital content. Moodle versus Blackboard. Understanding Moodle vs Drupal. How can I optimize my data and content management? How can I make data easily accessible to all users?

REVEALED: Learning Management Limitations


For simplicity sake, when I refer to learning management systems (or LMS), I am speaking about the ones used with modern day technology (think BlackBoard, Moodle, etc.).

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Distance education programs did get their start relying on mail correspondence and still do today, for example, in rural Alaska and Australia. This valuable business data can be harnessed to reach mobile learners and increase business training and academic programs.

Interview with an Expert Series: Tracy King

Blue Sky eLearn

I started experimenting with Blackboard and Moodle when I was teaching communication courses at a St. Just delivering fire hose info based programming will not win the loyalty of our target audiences. Organizations that commit to competency-based learning will need to embrace fundamental shifts in how they fund, staff and deliver learning programs. Education is a lifelong passion for Tracy.

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The black hole of adult education

E-Learning Provocateur

Despite the years of training and the millions of dollars poured into the program, he and his two cosmonaut colleagues had to rely on their collective ingenuity, tenacity and sheer luck to remain alive.

Hurrah for client winners of John Leh’s Best of the Best

Rustici Software

2 Blackboard. A long time SCORM Engine customer, Blackboard ‘s Learn application uses Engine to handle the fine details around playing and tracking SCORM, AICC and xAPI content. #3 The GyrusAim Product Suite is designed to completely manage the learning & development programs of companies ranging from 20 learners up to multi-site, enterprise organizations requiring complex training necessitated by hundreds of departments and tens of thousands of learners.

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

My love of technology and willingness to try new tools allowed me to create a delightfully fluid environment for the master’s program I coordinate. Tools should also be easily and seamlessly integrated into frequently used learning management systems like Blackboard, Moodle, Canva, etc.

Meridian Knowledge Solutions Positions For Accelerated Growth In New Markets


Prior to his time at Regent Education, Terry held executive positions at Cengage Learning and Blackboard. With over 7 million users worldwide, Meridian offers industry-leading extensibility and flexibility and a best-of-breed learning management system that gives organizations and users limitless options for their learning programs. Paul Terry Hired as Chief Strategy & Operations Officer. RESTON, Va.

Learning goes small, social, savvy

Origin Learning

Classroom (chalk and blackboard) teaching is passe as virtual learning (click and touch – e-way) is fast catching up everywhere. The focus is on bringing in innovative ways of structuring learning programs that can be delivered on a platform that the customer of today prefers.

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How We Helped Faculty Move Their Courses Online

Allison Rossett

During much of that time, I led a well-funded program in which we incentivized faculty to experiment with technologies to improve teaching and learning. The program had impact. I introduce resources we’ve organized in Blackboard. Suzanne Aurilio is my guest blogger.

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How We Helped Faculty Move Courses Online

Allison Rossett

During much of that time, I led a well-funded program in which we incentivized faculty to experiment with technologies to improve teaching and learning. The program had impact. I introduce resources we’ve organized in Blackboard. Suzanne Aurilio is my guest blogger.

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The Learning Experience as a Mobile Endeavor

CLO Magazine

I had the opportunity to discuss mobile learning with two representatives of Blackboard Inc. , This is the visualization Blackboard, and other e-learning vendors, are beginning to take. Learners “want a more engaging experience,” Alansky said, discussing some of the tools Blackboard has created. Blackboard Mobile Learn , its primary product that serves the field, aims to provide learners with interactive tools across a variety of devices.

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

Meant to be consumed in a couple of minutes, snack learning is convenient when you have a five-minute break between meetings or need a quick tutorial on how to run a software program.