Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. IBM white paper by Rob Cross.

How Quiz Maker Can Help Businesses to Generate Leads

ProProfs

Today, businesses experiment with quizzes to generate leads through audience interaction and engagement. When it comes to lead generation for your business, interactive content outshines the static one. A quiz maker may introduce business concepts. Angela White.

Quiz 84

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

University Partners With Businesses to Improve Education

CLO Magazine

SJSU President Mohammad Qayoumi outlines the long-term potential for this tech initiative in his white paper, "Reinventing Public Higher Education: A Call to Action." "The Making educational materials from the KQED and PBS LearningMedia archive available to faculty and students in partnership with the University Library. San Jose State seeks to build on what it does now to enhance student learning and preparation for the workplace. San Jose, Calif. — Sept.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

We’re seeing organizations with large libraries of online learning that are interested in selling their content on a subscription model: the “Netflix of self-paced learning” approach exemplified by OpenSesame. A cheaper technology is not the same as a business revolution.”

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow.

Web 228

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

We’re seeing organizations with large libraries of online learning that are interested in selling their content on a subscription model: the “Netflix of self-paced learning” approach exemplified by OpenSesame. A cheaper technology is not the same as a business revolution.”

Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

Kitaboo

Once they are felled, they are transported to a paper mill, there’s a wide array of processes including pulping, heating, drying and pressing, starching process, which makes printable paper. Industry experts indicate that while using the chemical pulping to produce 1 ton of printing paper approximately 24 trees are required. No paper, no printing. Here’s an example of a successful subscription business model.

7 Reasons Why Enterprises Must Invest in an Employee Training App

Kitaboo

Therefore, enterprises are advised to leverage a training app to deliver engaging training in a cost-effective fashion, which will increase employee productivity and business output. White paper: Accelerate Employee Engagement with Mobile-based Corporate Training Program.

The Best E-Learning Software Tools

ICDTranslation

The software company iSpring created a “White Paper” on the best e-learning authoring tools by asking experts in the field to share their experience working with each tool. This can be the possibility to embed webpages, a rich image library, quiz creation, etc.

Part 1/3: AI, The disruptive force that will transform HR

Everwise

We sat down with Erik Duindam, Head of Engineering for Everwise, who recently published a white paper on AI’s potential for L&D. In the business and technology worlds, AI is an umbrella term for autonomous machines, software and algorithms with learning or problem-solving capabilities. As AI begins to change every aspect of how a business works, companies must also reevaluate their L&D strategies.

IBM 46

The Best eLearning Websites to Bookmark

LearnUpon

eLearning Guild Research Library. eLearning Guild’s Research Library is a bountiful place full of material. They work with industry analysts and leading practitioners to bring you case studies, presentations, white papers and research reports all about eLearning.

Why Learning Content Curation Matters

PDG

What do you have in your library? The rapid speed of business quickly ages content or even makes it obsolete. The speed of business is more aggressive and there is less time on the job or off the floor to learn, but there is more need to apply and achieve.

Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

Kitaboo

Once they are felled, they are transported to a paper mill, there’s a wide array of processes including pulping, heating, drying and pressing, starching process, which makes printable paper. Industry experts indicate that while using the chemical pulping to produce 1 ton of printing paper approximately 24 trees are required. No paper, no printing. Here’s an example of a successful subscription business model.

Growth Engineering named #1 for Gamification… AGAIN!

Growth Engineering

Here at Growth Engineering, we’ve been so busy relocating to a new HQ that we almost missed the announcement, but you can imagine our joy when we found out that the Academy LMS was ranked the #1 LMS for gamification ! A built-in badge library. “Was there any doubt?” – Craig Weiss.

Contemplating Competencies: What Are the Best Companies Doing Now?

Avilar

The availability of competency management systems like our own product , that come with pre-developed libraries of competencies and interface to publicly available models, is helping companies get their projects started more quickly and with better results.

Can US Higher Education Publishers Leverage a Subscription Model

Kitaboo

Wikipedia defines the subscription model as a business model in which a customer must pay a recurring price at regular intervals for access to a product or service. And they found a business opportunity in subscription models. Pricing is something that most businesses struggle with.

OER 16

Alternate Reality Games: a model for engagement?

Growth Engineering

It’s a fact, sadly often overlooked, that the individual efforts of each employee contribute to the overall success of the business. More to the point, there’s little incentive for the learner to engage with the platform if it appears to be little more than a glorified library of PDFs.

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

I worked with business analysts, IT and communications teams on governance for these new technologies. They reviewed almost 100 white papers authored for LETSI, who in 2007-2008 was looking at what a “SCORM 2.0”

xapi 104

Tips for Combating the Training Forgetting Curve

Convergence Training

Click the links to learn more about our training management solutions, workforce training eLearning course libraries, and custom training solutions. In addition, you may want to check out the excellent white paper on spacing learning and the forgetting curve by Dr. Will Thalheimer.

Brain 43

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

A diverse learning library, made up of videos, FAQs and links to relevant information. Our bottom line is business success. The Internet is an essential library of information for today’s workforce. They’re properties of knowledge when its medium is paper.

How To Use a WordPress LMS for Internal Training Websites in Big Companies and Governments with Brad Williams and Lisa Sabin-Wilson from WebDevStudios

LifterLMS

Brad and Lisa emphasize the importance of having strong processes in your business to make it easier to function overall, especially as you grow and take on larger projects. Recently, I spend some time diving into the use cases and business cases of Learning Management Systems.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. The objective of this white paper is to provide guidance related to the planning of e-learning solutions as well as to present a survey of the many instructional and technological building blocks that should be considered as part of your solution. The plan will also need to include a business analysis that identifies the costs and benefits of the training program.

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Xyleme

I’ve already written about this extensively in my Plugging Learning into ECM white paper (also available for download at the resource library section of our web site). In 2010, the Olympus project won the award for the most effective Business Transformation within Informa.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Sure, it heralds tax time—and often an attendant business crunch—but it’s also a great time for new resolutions and practices. It will also examine trends driving the use of video, and how you can tap them within your business. Create a business plan and structure.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Glenda Sims and Wilco Fiers have released their long-awaited white paper with their discussions and recommendations. At Harvard Business Review , Tom Diplock, Philip Meier, David Jordan, and Niklas Ek have some solid and actionable suggestions on how to put data analysis to good use.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

statement by Wendy Drexler in her paper prompted this question. If you’re like me, you’ve probably been busy, as well. JSB on the roots of informal learning - Internet Time , September 5, 2010 Informal Learning begins with these words: “THIS IS A BOOK about knowledge workers, twenty-first-century business, and informal learning. Social Enterprise White Paper (PDF). Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010.

The Ultimate eLearning Resources Guide

LearnUpon

Although aimed at higher education, there is still lots of valuable information for businesses on this podcast. Focused on L&D departments, this site has plenty of material for people interested in bettering their business’s training and supporting your learners along the way.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

References / Resources Used (additional to those linked to above): SumTotal, Harnessing the Power of Informal Learning Technology , White Paper. Digital Library of Information Science and Technology. Managing Wikis In Business. MBA Technology Management Programme (paper). Linking Training to the Business Goals: In-Depth Descriptions of How IBM, Toyota, and Others Earn Executive Support for Training. Here are slides from the presentation I did yesterday.

2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best

Talented Learning

We make it our business to understand all the nooks, crannies and niches that define the LMS landscape, as well as the innovators who are challenging industry norms. Instead, stakeholders, budgets, stakeholders and program managers typically are located within business units.

LMS 0