eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

Web Courseworks

Instructional designers and eLearning managers can learn something from Cammy Bean’s book. Here’s a question for the eLearning managers out there: How many members of your instructional design team got involved in the field by accident? I’d venture to say that no two instructional designers start their career in the same way, but that’s OK! Cammy focuses on four core skill sets eLearning initiatives need to draw upon to be successful.

How to use ActiveCampaign with Your Online Course or Training Based Membership Website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business

LifterLMS

Learn how to use ActiveCampaign with your online course or training based membership website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Kay works a lot with the marketing automation aspect and ActiveCampaign.

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Brandon’s App of the Week – Art Authority for iPad

Bottom-Line Performance

Whether it is an app to make you more productive, teach you something, or simply entertain you, we hope that you’ll enjoy learning about them! This week’s app is “ Art Authority for iPad ”, an amazing virtual museum that will put over 50,000 of the worlds best artistic works at your fingertips on your iPad (a separate app is available for iPhone). The app is incredibly robust, featuring art from over 2,000 museums from across the globe.

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The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. Spurred by the threat of the Civil War and the need for faster communication with the West. The Pony Express consisted of relays of men on horseback carrying saddlebags of mail across a 2000-mile trail. Though the famous mail service only lasted from April 1860 to October 1861,” it was a reflection of early communication methods. ADL Mobile Learning Handbook.

Growth of online learning

eFront

In recent years, online learning has exponentially increased in popularity. Technological innovations have enabled people of all ages to learn from a distance and by utilizing a variety of different mediums; from video tutorials to info graphics and slideshows. It is staggering how online much learning has evolved over the years, and how it continues to revolutionize modern educational practices.

5 Reasons Why You Need an eLearning Portal and 5 Steps to Build it

Hurix Digital

The idea that an eLearning portal caters only to students seeking out distance learning avenues is a thing of the past. Today, online learning is not restricted to the realms of formal education. It is also increasingly embraced by a diverse demographic of learners who want to upskill. Here is a detailed lowdown on why and how businesses across industry verticals can make the most of this asset: Benefits of eLearning Portals.

What Makes a Good Online Course? 7 Real-World Strategies

TechSmith Camtasia

In fall 2018, there were nearly seven million students enrolled in distance learning courses. The University of Texas at Austin, for example, is set to offer about 20% of all courses online this fall. As online programs grow in importance, it’s crucial that faculty have the tools and guidance they need to create quality online course videos. If you follow these seven strategies, you can easily build a great online course! The tactics worked.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Hands down, our learning technology “predictions” list is our favorite post to develop each year. 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.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Online.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. This year, he has cut down the list slightly to cover "selected events." As always, please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Clayton R.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

It’s a busy time of year, even during normal times. The return of school can be very distracting, and with so much pandemic-induced uncertainty, people are scrambling more than ever. You’ll learn how to add standard question slides on the tail end of your video.

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Training Virtual Teams: How to Manage It Effectively

ProProfs

Did you know that over 50 percent of employees across the world work outside their office headquarters for at least 2.5 Or that globally 85% of businesses think they are more productive because they have flexible working systems in place? Managing this growing breed of virtual teams training-wise can be challenging but not impossible. They are intended to ensure that your virtual teams stay connected with you and help achieve business goals. 1.Technology Training.

How to Use Sales Training to Solve Major B2B Pain Points

Docebo

In B2B sales training, there are always pain points, and a lot of them typically come back to information, or a lack thereof. Whether it’s pricing, product information or interactions between departments, the B2B industry always presents challenges. But with those pains come an opportunity to ease them with effective sales training and a strong learning strategy paired with a great learning platform. E-learning Can Help Solve B2B Sales Pains.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. No liability is assumed for any errors that may have been introduced inadvertently during the assembly of this conference list.

Timing Tempo Technology

Your Training Edge

In my previous posts, the aspect of technology in training and education has radically been highlighted. Many of you might be unaware of the next two factors this technology comes along. In this post, I would highlight how technology enabled learning experiences are enhanced through these two elements as well. When I talk about timing, it means learning the right concepts at the right time, in the most effective ways and in least possible time.

Free learning & development webinars for July 2020

Limestone Learning

And then there’s the challenge of boundary setting. When your commute is from the bedroom to the kitchen table, how do you carve out “off time” versus working non-stop? This month’s crop of free webinars offers plenty of tips for getting the most out of virtual work. Learn the tricks the pros use to get audience agreement and sell a product, solution or idea. Use the latest behavioural psychology and neuromarketing techniques.

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eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. > Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. The 2010 website was [link] or [link].The

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. Check out the tips below. Here are our amazing eLearning experts: Tom Kuhlmann | Karl Kapp | Ray Jimenez | Patti Shank | Bryan Jones. Tom is the Chief Architect at Articulate.

Resources to Accelerate your Learning Architecture

Your Training Edge

Learning and training is getting technology savvy not just in terms of innovative learning modes usage, but also with respect to learning architecture that is going dynamically revolutionized since last decade. MOOCs, distance learning, webinars etc. all result out of this revolution and still a number of innovations are expected to come in the world of learning architecture. Content & Ongoing learning.

Resources to Accelerate your Learning Architecture

Your Training Edge

Learning and training is getting technology savvy not just in terms of innovative learning modes usage, but also with respect to learning architecture that is going dynamically revolutionized since last decade. MOOCs, distance learning, webinars etc. all result out of this revolution and still a number of innovations are expected to come in the world of learning architecture. Content & Ongoing learning.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. His notes on the list. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, check the specific conference website. All the information below was obtained from Internet sources and announcements in educational journals. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

5 Blended Learning Strategies That Actually Boost Engagement

eFront

Employers who favor blended learning solutions for their staff over traditional, in-person classroom-based training do so because they see value in it. However, the blending of in-class courses with technology-driven virtual learning approaches often fails to deliver one crucial component of corporate learning: engagement. Blended Learning Strategies In Practice. Live Virtual Training.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. I'm hoping that others will join the effort. We strongly believe the #LCBQ offers an opportunity to have something online that's like a sophisticated cocktail party. Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Learning apps. Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany.

Competition Finalist 1: John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime Uni. Case Study

eFront

The John B. In addition, the University encompasses a wide array of centers and programs, libraries, museums, administrative support offices and a training center that supports continuing training and education programs. Approximately 11,000 students attend the University. The Situation. The Solution. The technical requirements of solution are straightforward, which means that the solution can be rapidly implemented. Lessons Learned.

Interview: Micro Agility Featuring Acky Kamdar, CEO, Magic EdTech

Magic EdTech

Acky Kamdar, CEO, Magic Software Inc serving Education markets (Magic EdTech) and Financial Services Markets (Magic Finserv), has been active as a technology entrepreneur and an investor in the fields of digital technologies, blockchain, machine learning, AI and NLP.

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The Top Trending Course Topic Ideas in 2020

learnWorlds

Do you want to teach online and start your online course business? LearnWorlds is the all-in-one platform for course creators to create, market and sell online courses. Create a beautiful online school without any technical skills. Course Creation e-learnin

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The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part I

ATD Learning Technologies

While demonstrating my product and capabilities to the decision makers of several big brands over the past 18 months, I received a similar response: “Wow! ” When a prospective client says this to me, the procurement process makes it difficult to help them. If I offer to assist with analysis, and the prospect has not already chosen a solution, they may suspect bias—and I risk disqualifying my product from the RFP. Think: check the RFP box.)

A to Z of Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

aLearning (Alpha Learning) - To begin to understand, but not fully comprehend (has not groked or gLearned) bLearning - (Blended Learning) - A mixture of media, such as cLearning and eLearning (brick and click) cLearning - (Classroom Learning) - Learning in a classroom or formal setting dLearning - (distance Learning) - Learning from an electronic device, such as eLearning, mLearning, or pLearning. Sometimes call over-learning.

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Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , April 18, 2010 I’m lucky to be a member of the 2.0 Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. While it may have been the title that (shocked) interested.

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Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

I don’t have any contact with students these days, sadly, but the impact of my work on their ability to access and engage with their learning is always front and centre in so much of what I do. It is these individuals who are my main focus every day when contemplating how the Covid-19/Coronavirus health pandemic will affect me, my work, and the general well-being of the staff here. This space needs to be separate from the rest of your home, as much as you can.

Eight Ways Learning Impacts Succession Planning

CLO Magazine

Learning leaders are integral to the succession management process because so much of it depends on developing and preparing high potentials for future responsibilities. Succession management is one of the most important functions in business today. It ensures capable leaders are ready for critical roles, fosters business continuity, aids talent retention and can strengthen a company culture. Link the people strategy to the business strategy.

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14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

Size Isn’t Everything – Cathy Davidson – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education. Wired UK raises the possibility that the university may have to restructure itself. Forbes, on the other hand, touts the financial promise of investments in MOOC’s and other digital educational offerings. But it is mostly the sound of yesterday. Online LearningThe Chronicle of Higher Education.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. In the UK, according to Clive, virtually no one has a degree in Instructional Design. My ID education has been completely on the job and informal. If you dont, have you ever been denied a job for the lack of one? The degree or the experience? So heres a little survey to help us go deeper: [link] (Click on the link to view the survey.)

Contest - Win a Free Copy of Digital Habitats via LearnTrends 2009

Tony Karrer

So naturally when Nancy and John (with Etienne Wenger) put out the book Digital Habitats; Stewarding Technology for Communities I was very excited. And I've got to say that I agree with the recent comment in a post I saw: Whenever I get stuck I’ll contact my friends at CPSquare: Etienne, Nancy and John. And while I know they all have a deep understanding of CoPs I tend to ask Etienne the theory questions, Nancy the technology questions and John the group dynamics questions.