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A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? #ASTD2014

Web Courseworks

This week, Managing eLearning features another guest post from Andy Hicken, Web Courseworks’ Product Innovation Specialist. If there was a more high-minded (if still arguably commercial) theme to this conference, it was unease about the quality of contemporary online learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen?

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

I have discussed each platform based on my usage pattern and preference; the order in which they are listed is not a reflection of the tool’s inherent quality or characteristics. I find various boards on topics as disparate as social business to visual thinking very useful.

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A guide to the essential skills and experience for a modern elearning team

Elucidat

Learning managers often ask us what skills they need in their elearning production teams, to make them a success. 4 key elearning team roles and the skills to look for. We’ve shared ideas on how to structure your elearning team here. elearning Project Manager.

How to grow an elearning dream team: 8 things the best L&D leaders do

Elucidat

How do you set-up and nurture an elearning team that can efficiently create smart online learning, at the right quality and volume? We’ve pulled together our years of experience working across hundreds of elearning teams of every size and configuration – across the globe.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

Before you commit to delivering a project based on these ratios (or buying services from someone based on them), it is useful to keep a few things in mind about eLearning Development Ratios: 1. The subject matter – teaching consultants how to configure ERP software – was unusually complex.

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Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

& Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He was recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to the Training Industry at the World of Learning Conference in 2004 and for four years was Chairman of the eLearning Network. The flipped classroom is really nothing new, but at least it represents an example of a simple blend – learn the theory on your own; practice, explore, discuss with others. The tools are familiar for a consultant.

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Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.

Dashe & Thomson

by Guest on April 2, 2011 in performance support Lynn Cases is a Senior Training Consultant for Dashe & Thomson. It helped, too, that the game moved slowly enough to allow spectators to conduct business and keep track of bets, all while watching the game.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Dashe & Thomson

Before you commit to delivering a project based on these ratios (or buying services from someone based on them), it is useful to keep a few things in mind about eLearning Development Ratios: 1. The subject matter – teaching consultants how to configure ERP software – was unusually complex.

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Top 25 websites for elearning tips

Sponge UK

Keep up with the latest trends or focus on specifics with these 25 elearning websites. Cut down on the browsing and focus on really beneficial resources with our list of 25 websites for elearning tips. Elearning Industry. eLearning Learning. Elearning Provocateur.

Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

Investing time and money on the development of high quality eLearning and implementing a fancy LMS is not enough to guarantee an experience your learners are going to enjoy. How does this relate to eLearning?

How to Choose Between an eLearning Agency, Freelancer or Full-time Employee

eLearning Architect

Starting an eLearning project is an intimidating task. The same can be said for resourcing an eLearning project - who is going to undertake the work? We need both the eLearning content and the platform in order to deliver online learning.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

In my opinion, giving a learner a self-study eLearning program as their only form of training or support is not much different than handing them a manual to read with some exercises. I’ve often wondered why businesses bring in consultants and then refuse to take their advice.

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

The Learning Dispatch

What I’d really like to talk about though, is the way that accessibility, the process and principle of making content available to those with disabilities, relates to elearning. When you make elearning accessible, you make it available to all learners. More on Accessible Elearning.

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

The Learning Dispatch

What I’d really like to talk about though, is the way that accessibility, the process and principle of making content available to those with disabilities, relates to elearning. When you make elearning accessible, you make it available to all learners. More on Accessible Elearning.

Who is Behind Your LMS?

LearnDash

The learning industry is experiencing tremendous growth as lighter weight technology opens the doors to new learning theories and practices. Educational institutions and corporations both know how important a quality learning program is to their student/employee success.

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Christopher Pappas – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHRISTOPHER PAPPAS (Founder, The eLearning Industry’s Network): Christopher Pappas is the founder of The eLearning Industry’s Network. I think this is different from other domains because eLearning is such a rapidly evolving field.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3 - eLearning 24-7 , September 14, 2010 While this market has always existed, it is clearly taking a whole new form in two areas: Strong emphasis to embed into a web site or blog.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

It’s always fun at this time of the year to look back at what’s happened in the world of eLearning. This also contributed to the Hot Topics and eLearning Trends for 2009. So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009. eLearning Conferences 2010 - eLearning Technology , November 19, 2009.

Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool

Elucidat

Choosing an elearning authoring tool isn’t easy and it takes more than a free trial. Choosing an elearning authoring tool is not an easy decision and realistically you’ll probably need more than a demo to make it. SCALABILITY : Global teams mean a whole lot more elearning.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ Through 2015, 80% of social business efforts will not achieve the intended benefits due to inadequate leadership and over emphasis on technology.” – Gartner . THE QUOTE.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. eLearning Technology.

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

Talented Learning

Now, businesses large and small are expanding their internal training programs to serve the serve the needs of learning audiences outside of organizational walls. But extended enterprise business decision makers can’t afford to wait.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. Learnnovators: To quote Charles Jennings, “there’s a ‘conspiracy of convenience’ between many learning & development managers and business managers, which serves as a barrier to effective L&D operations.” It seems that few people in business want to actually analyze why something went wrong. I agree that the recommendations don’t apply just to elearning.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

As the Senior Partner of Bob Little Press & PR , you have been providing business-to-business public relations (PR) services to many organizations in the ‘learning’ and ‘learning technologies’ industry for years. Some run their businesses as lifestyle businesses, while others aim to grow the business to the point where it can be acquired by others. After 25 years in the business, I’m still learning things about PR.

Instructional Design Opportunities In Energy Generation, Transmission & Distribution

Convergence Training

And of course, when there’s a big storm and a lot of people’s electricity is out, these people get very, very busy, and a lot of other people come in. So just being very clear about what the business reasons are for the change. eLearning Manufacturing Training

The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide

Elucidat

Choosing an elearning authoring tool isn’t easy and it takes more than a free trial. This detailed guide and six point scorecard is designed to help you find the best elearning software for your needs. Supports different modes of elearning from immersive scenarios to one-page resources.

The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Business confidence is still extremely low. Businesses are increasingly organizing around shorter-term projects. Because of the vast range of services we provide as a management consulting firm, we’re something different to every client.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The KEC includes: The purpose of the evaluation The evaluation methodology and why it was selected The program demographics and resources The criteria for determining the program quality.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The figure was highest among large businesses, 42% of which spent money on informal learning during the year. Among industries, a greater number of technology companies and business services/consulting firms spent money on these tools.

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

We also considered business models, target customers, documented use cases and product differentiators in multiple categories: functionality, technology, system setup, ongoing support and pricing/license models. Now it is a business necessity. 3) Business Process Improvement.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

First of all, you should know that Dr. Medina is a developmental molecular biologist, research consultant, and Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington School of Medicine. I had one business day with each group of 30-40 users.

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Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Because the world of technology, and for that matter the use of technology in training, is changing so rapidly, most business managers are unaware of the promising user adoption solutions coming to the forefront. Your customers deserve to be considered seriously, so does your business.”

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Organizational Change Management Cited – Again – as Key.

Dashe & Thomson

In a recent post, he cites a recent poll by Panorama Consulting , in which IT executives are asked about the “deadliest sin” of ERP implementations.

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Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I found out that Accelerated Learning originated with a theory called “suggestopedia,” developed by a Bulgarian educator named Georgi Lazanov. The American developmental psychologist, Howard Gardner developed a theory of multiple intelligences and how intelligence relates to learning.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

From the business perspective, however, networking isn’t only helpful, it is mandatory. Business networking not only brings new business and new talent, but it supports collaboration – whether it’s collaborating with internal team members or making connections outside of the organization.