Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

These statistics indicate that eLearning is slowly becoming part of modern lives, and investors should be aware of how it may impact their businesses. This post presents everything you should know about agile eLearning before investing. When doing so, ensure that you are able to implement your user stories in one sprint, and cut them up if they are too big. As a result, your business will be presented with a greater potential for growth and profitability.

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Doing and knowing

Learning with 'e's

This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. For the traditionalists, tools such as Google and other digital media are not to be completely trusted or relied upon, and some even consider them a distraction from the real business of learning, or question the veracity of their content. Today, I was doing some personal research related to a book I have been reading. 2010) The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains.

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Mind the gap!

Learning with 'e's

When children ask questions, they are seeking understanding, but sometimes the teacher can be too busy to listen to the meaning behind the question. Instead, let me say that the ''listening but not hearing'' problem is just one of the ''gaps'' teachers and students experience just about every day in education - chasms and transactional distances that can open up between intentions of one person and misrepresentations of another. Images from various sources Mind the gap!

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. Our members are state-licensed doctors with board certifications they must maintain. And because our members are busy medical practitioners, we aim to provide learning experiences that are innovative and engaging. However, because our portfolio has grown organically, we know there are gaps. What are their peers doing? However, we do charge for select premium activities.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

Continuing education is a big business. Thanks to a surge in learning technology innovation and greater demand for a workforce with proven professional skills , the business of selling continuing education units ( CEUs ) is growing bigger each day. And if you don’t yet offer CEUs, what should you know before you take the plunge? People often seek continuing education to earn or maintain a professional license. 3) Functional Gap.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Ellen Wagner says, " I Ds help transform intangible information assets into things of great business or epistemological value." How do you explain yourself?

What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

This blog post sheds light on everything you need to know about this platform. SaaS LMS is defined as a method of software delivery and licensing in which software is accessed online via a subscription, rather than bought and installed on individual computers. Before the arrival of cloud computing, the only way a business could use online software was to buy it and install it on its servers. Everything You Need to Know appeared first on ProProfs Learning.

How to Build a Recurring Revenue WaaS Business with Healer, Course Creator, and WordPress Power User Sally Crewe

LifterLMS

Learn how to build a recurring revenue WaaS business with healer, course creator, and WordPress power user Sally Crewe in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. What we do is we basically create websites for people, but we don’t start from scratch.

Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

Talented Learning

We’ll do our best to continue honoring that trust by providing information and advice that helps you make better business decisions about learning technology. We don’t aim to find holes or gaps based on arbitrary standards. delivering and consuming continuing education is a $47 billion dollar business. When you experience a good one, you know it. 101 Acronyms You Should Know. If LMS buyers can’t understand you, it’s tough to win their business.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

Friday, January 30, 2009 Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"? Is the degreed-ID the department manager and not doing any actual design work? You need to speak the business language." " You should get an MBA along the way." "You You need to know how to work with other groups and meet their needs." And lord knows that the battalions of MBAs in the financial industry havent heaped up laurels lately.) The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Strategic LMS vendors differentiate and structure their business on solving specific problems better than the competition and then invest resources trying to find many similar clients that need that exact solution. In the learning technology market, focus creates business value and winning vendors have it! You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. I see demos, do my own exploration and speak to clients.

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

It involves interpretation and visualization of data in ways that are meaningful and useful for business decision makers. Business intelligence tools are not new. By leveraging technologies like AI, machine learning and the xAPI standard, innovative analytics tools are making it possible to measure learning in ways that create significant business value. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics? What challenges do you see with learning analytics?

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

Learning Visions

Friday, November 02, 2007 Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID? If youre working as an instructional designer, do you have an advanced degree? What do you think counts more? Clive says, "I must confess I dont really care how someone has acquired their knowledge of the subject, but I do care whether they are constantly striving to do a better job." Besides, he told me, I didnt have a degree in ID, so obviously I didnt know anything.

How To Build A Platform Like VIPKID / SAYABC In 2020

Pinlearn

This causes significant performance gaps between China’s urban and rural Youth. In this blog, let’s explore how VIPKID works, its business model, what you can learn from its success, how you can build a platform like VIPKID , and more. . The Business Model Of VIPKID. The business model of VIPKID is in a way it connects both teachers and students in their platform to facilitate online teaching and learning respectively. Business Models To Adopt.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Name That Tool

Learning Visions

Friday, May 01, 2009 Name That Tool I just got a FaceBook query from someone and I thought you all could help: Im looking for a tool you might have come across, but I dont even know what product/programming group it belongs to. Id want to be able to do a couple things with the data before giving the user feedback. Im sure I could do a better job describing this, so let me know if Ive been clear. What tool do you think hes looking for? United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

A basic premise of the book is that gamers are on their way into the workplace and will be changing how we do business. I think there may be a difference in whether girls identify themselves as gamers or not, even if they do play games. I would expect that we will find people who dont actively participate in social media to hit a ceiling before non-gamers do though. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner

Learning Visions

I love schmoozing and getting to know people, so this is a perfect way for me to spend my work day. I hear about people’s postings on their blog, but to tell you the truth I’m so busy that I don’t have time to do that. If I have time to do that I’d rather be working in my yard. She doesnt know what SecondLife is. Shes taken online continuing education classes to maintain her various professional licenses. United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

As you may know, Ive only been there once. 3) And then this morning, I was pointed to this one by my CTO: Gartner: five reasons why business should avoid Second Life by John Pospisil. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities." But perhaps we can do some of the key things (e.g.,

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

Learning Visions

But I do think some good is coming out of it. Michele Martin is doing a fabulous job of keeping this little sub-group connected. I have a bit of catching up to do. Ive been doing this off and on throughout the day and find it tedious. I have been known to do that in the past in order to fix egregious spelling and grammar errors. Ive sort of done that already today, but I think Ill do it again. Ive got too much of my real work to do to be that organized.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island

Learning Visions

Friday, August 24, 2007 Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island As you know, Ive been trying to walk-the-talk and experiment a bit with Second Life, role my virtual sleeves up and see what all the fuss is about. had become involved in Ren Island: I became involved in Ren Island like most people did.they happened to find out about (I did through a good friend who did a lot of the build) some time hanging around and enjoying it, and then volunteered to do stuff.

Bargain Shopping for eLearning? Why Off-the-Shelf Isn’t Always the Best Deal

eLearningMind

But before you hand over your credit card, you should know that off-the-shelf eLearning isn’t always the best deal. The OTS course is purchased, leased or licensed typically for a certain number of participants. How many participants do you have? For just a few participants, off-the-shelf might be a bargain, but if you have thousands of employees, do the math and make sure you’re getting the best deal.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". He quotes an article by Dion Hinchcliffe in ZD Net in which Dion states, The idea of DIY (Do It Yourself) is to get developers and IT departments out of the demand loop and letting users self-service themselves. What do you think?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Friday, October 30, 2009 Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? They are normal looking people, dressed in business casual, shot from multiple angles. Yes, it’s so easy, even I can do it!) Let me know what you think. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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Why is Training Important?

Your Training Edge

Is success really about who you know? Or is what you know more important in today’s marketplace? “It is more about who you know than what you know.” ” If you have been in any type of business for any length of time you have probably heard this old gem a thousands times. “It’s not what you know, but who you know that counts.” When someone pays you to do something, does that make you a professional?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Plenty to do, but not in a frantic way. More just-in-time performance support tools; "hey, how do I do that?" " Most Awesome Project Ever This project kicks ass, if I do say so myself. Kept thinking of Dorothy Parker: "The book fills a well-needed gap." I think good IDs should know the theories. If we focus our kids so much on the skills of the business world, what will we lose? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Only through scientific observation and analysis do we know otherwise. While different training departments serve a variety of customers, they all share common attributes: they have a population of workers who use their products and services, a smaller population of managers who look to training to address performance and knowledge gaps, and sponsors who fund the training departments. International License.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

However, although students have been scrambling to get their degrees, employers are experiencing an unprecedented gap between the skills they need and the skills their employees have. senior executives reported a workforce skills gap. The major areas of weakness were soft skills, technical skills, leadership, and computer skills, and these gaps are negatively impacting U.S. businesses, particularly in terms of their ability to obtain investment.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Myths with Dr. Will Thalheimer

Learning Visions

The topic today: Myths the business side has about learning. 9% Hit us Hard 47% Hurt a little 41% Not much effect 3% Helped us MYTHS the Business Side Has about Learning Client asked him to develop a course for business side. Everybodys got myths: business side, learners, learning professionals Captured 140 myths and categorized them (not a scientific set of findings.) Learners know how to learn. Do we really know if were teaching the right stuff?)

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

Corporate universities are distinct from training departments and traditional universities in that they focus more on helping an organization achieve its mission rather than specifically on helping individual employees do their jobs better. As Doug Guthrie wrote last year in Forbes , “Many corporations are creating their own internal universities because they feel business schools have failed at training the managers and leaders needed to run their companies.”.

Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

“ Heart, leaves, foliage ” by Bianca Mentil is licensed by Pixabay. Do not miss this latest jaw-dropping session by Mike Parkinson, Owner of Billion Dollar Graphics. How do you reach contacts now working for home? How do you tiptoe around budget and pay cuts?

10 Features that Make KITABOO Insight the Best Learning Platform for Remote Employees

Kitaboo

No one really anticipated a scenario where businesses would be left in a position to mandate remote working at such short notice. But unfortunately, it is amidst this chaos that many of them found out that they do not have the know-how to do so. This means, not only do you have control over its design and layout, but you can also get your custom theme, favicon, and logo. Licenses and Validity. You can also decide the validity period of the license.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Leaves, tree, red ” by Peng Sun is licensed by Pixabay. This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development.

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How to Build a Simple Digital Learning Strategy that Works

Litmos

Or do you? The truth is that executing in such an overly simple way will not be the most impactful thing to do. Economic shockwaves are coming in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic which are going to drive truly challenging business decisions. Knowing your organisation’s context and priorities should help drive the right approach to become an agent of value, as well as a cost efficiency driver. Getting started with digital learning can be deceptively simple.

Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Brussels sprouts before roasting ” by John Sullivan is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. PT: Six Simple Elearning Success Strategies As instructional designers, we know the difference between presenting information and providing learning experiences. Nevins, D.O.,

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Free L&D webinars for December 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Ladybug, lucky charm, deco, New Year’s Eve ” by annca is licensed by Pixabay. While you can perform these tricks inside of Photoshop, it’s actually faster and easier to do inside of PowerPoint. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars? Contact us here to let us know!

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Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Are you in the learning technology or content business ? Do your customers focus exclusively on employee training? As of today, they’re also in the extended enterprise learning business. Use this opportunity to fill gaps in your solution, so you’ll be prepared to pursue this high-growth market successfully. • Leave Your Trade Show Marketing Mindset Behind. What can your organization do navigate this crisis effectively? Do you know why?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All Work And No Learning.

Learning Visions

Lately, work has just felt way too busy. Sometimes I just want to punch in the proverbial time card and go home and do the rest of my life. Of continuing to do the same crappy job, because you know how to crank out that kind of crap in the necessary time frame? How does one build learning into work -- how do you build learning into work -- when you just dont feel like you have the time? Lessons learned meetings (do people still do this?

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Why effective training simulations matter more than ever

Limestone Learning

“ Agriculture, caucasian, people, grain ” by Sasin Tipchai is licensed by Pixabay. With the whole world scrambling to figure out how to carry on with business in the face of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and its related illness, COVID-19, many organizations are dipping their toes for the first time into virtual work. What this looks like for a given organization depends on the nature of its business — What does it produce?

Open Source LMS: The Free LMS that isn’t Free!

Paradiso

We don’t want to scare you (we know you already are by now!) The good news: You don’t have to pay the licensing fee. You could hire an experienced freelancer, he might do it a little cheaper. You might need a design agency or at least a designer and a developer to do this for you. You might try doing this in house. But, do you have a Moodle developer in your organization already? It’s just the license cost that isn’t required.