The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

And then the IMS (an initiative of Educause before being spun out as an independent effort) started creating standards, as did the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), the major body in the US responsible for computing standards. They wanted a standard, took a plausible set of standards from the work, and called it the Standard Courseware Object Reference Model (SCORM). And we want to know whether or how well someone did for critical business skills.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Instructional and Performance Strategies for Sales eLearning Learning Theory 101 for Sales and Marketing Professionals (Part 1) - Business Casual , October 13, 2008 When consulting with sales and marketing professionals who work for companies that create training products and programs, I try not to be a "training purist" when discussion goes to "positioning" their product for the market. The Business Case for Social Learning. Im looking for the Why?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Im not looking for the obtuse theory books. Im already feeling a bit overwhelmed. Im about halfway through Michael Allens new book, Designing Successful E-Learning. Between you and John Im going to need to ask for a visit to Ikea for a new bookshelf too! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 15, 2008 Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Q&A - eLearning Standards Especially SCORM

Tony Karrer

You want to implement your courseware to the SCORM standard if you plan to have it launched and/or tracked under an LMS. There are a bunch of other standards by ADL (who is responsible for SCORM ), IMS , IEEE LTSC including CORDRAâ„¢ , LOM , Meta-data , etc. Note: ARIADNE, AICC, IEEE LTSC, and IMS all participate in ADL's work on SCORM). Now that I posted about Better Questions for Learning Professionals , I've been receiving questions via email from a variety of people.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

Monday, March 23, 2009 Market Differences in eLearning Im a fan of the number 42. Oracle has Oracle University that provides services or graphics, editing and publishing to the other Business Units who need this for a price, but several times the BUs choose to have only IDs who would be required to create their own content, whether ILT, elearning, demos, etc using rapid development tools, to optimize the cost and get maximum output.

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

What kinds of courseware can we offer on mobile devices? Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: JIT learning , mobile learning , social learning About Paul Im the director of sales and marketing at Dashe & Thomson.

Roles 100

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

In this, Eric suggests the following minimum measures: Networking patterns - the relationship between people and content categories, the network make up or profile (business unit, job, level, etc), key brokers and influencers by content category, and the degree of networking across silos. most popular learning needs by job, level, business unit, etc. Im not sure I buy how much real impact any of this will have on bottom line measures. Im not trying to be flip.

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

Learning Visions

Im a linear reader in recovery and have been actively learning how to skim books and not feel guilty about it. Although Im not in active instructional design mode for any projects right now, I did jot a bunch of ideas. those born between 1991-2000), Im a bit of an ape (no offense to apes, mind you). Im a Gen Xer and a Gamer 1.0er. I feel like Im floating in this liquid generational gap between the boomers and the gamers.

Games 100

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ohhh.the new iPhone is a wee sexy lass isnt she?

Mark Oehlert

Im not even about to begin linking to all the stories on the new iPhone ( this is a fairly thick link farm for you). has just announced that with the latest version of it's LCMS instructional designers can kick-start iPhone courseware development. supports iPhone SDK beta 2, allowing for complete courseware delivery to Apple’s Safari mobile browser platform. Courseware administrators can also enable/disable a self-enrollment option for iPhone/iPod touch users.Pretty cool.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

This e-Book will help you make a broad, fundamental connection between learning, e-Learning, and your organizations mission, business objectives, and the bottom line. This is a “must read&# for managers and executives who are interested in aligning learning and training efforts and investments with larger business objectives.

Summary of Original Snake Oil Post

The Learning Circuits

Contextual Collaboration (IM, chat, webconferencing, expertise mining or presence awareness) 40-50% of knowledge needed is on the heads of other workers. Wireless - handhelds had initial success in streamlining business processes causing efficiency gains and eliminating error rates. Workflow Learning - business process management systems were selling like hotcakes while courseware products were suffering from lower demand and cheaper outsourcing offering.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] January 5-7, 2012 International Conference on e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IC4E), 3 rd , Mumbai, India. link] January 30-February 2, 2012 Quality Conference in the Middle East : Innovation Based Competitiveness and Business Excellence, 6 th , United Arab Emirates. link] March 19-21, 2012 Assessment Conference organized by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Houston, Texas, USA. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

link] January5-7, 2012 International Conference on e-Education,e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IC4E), 3 rd , Hong Kong, China. link] January30-February 2, 2012 Quality Conference inthe Middle East : Innovation Based Competitiveness and Business Excellence,6 th , United Arab Emirates. link] March19-21, 2012 Assessment Conferenceorganized by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB),Houston, Texas, USA.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

So after reading these comments, I guess in large measure Im not disagreeing with her but rather asking if these are the interesting questions we should be looking at right now. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. By furthering their success, you are, in turn, facilitating the success of your business. The primary purpose of the LTI standard, created by the IMS Global Learning Consortium, is to connect learning systems, such as an LMS, with external service tools.