Implement An Online Learning Content Strategy

eLearning 24-7

We place content onto our learning systems. . We assume that following a learner-centric model, heavily seen in any learning engagement platform, that this will work miracles, and thus increase someone’s knowledge – because hey, it is content they are interested in. On any learning system, you can or should be constantly assessing the effectiveness of the content, what folks are looking at, how long they are doing it and how often – in other words measuring it.

Lynda.com Graduates to Next Level of Online Learning

CLO Magazine

After LinkedIn acquired online education company Lynda.com in 2015 for $1.5 Whether courses are from Lynda, home made or acquired from third parties, they will now all be available via LinkedIn Learning,” said Kevin Simon, senior director of product for platform.

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How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ How will social learning evolve in the coming years?

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

Talented Learning

Once upon a time, HR and learning organizations focused exclusively on training and development of corporate employees. Everything changed with the dawn of modern learning technology and other digital enterprise innovation. External Learning Audiences Require Broader Strategy.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

A time to reflect back to see where e-learning as a whole is at, and where it is heading for the coming year. Any who hah, the e-learning market is made up of various segments or as I prefer spaces. 3rd party courseware providers (ex: Skillsoft, Wiley). Assessment tools including Online Testing Tools (even online proctoring) (ProProfs, ClassMarker, Questionmark). Learning Engagement Platforms (Degreed). Video learning tools. Gomo learning.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Previously, as Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS, Dan was responsible for the overarching learning, collaboration & leadership development strategy for the company. In 2012 he appeared on the front cover of T+D Magazine and Chief Learning Officer Magazine.

E-Learning 24/7 Superhero Reader Edition: LRS Pros/Cons, Course design – what works

eLearning 24-7

Welcome, to another installment of Q&A where readers of the E-Learning 24/7 send me questions via e-mail and I respond (okay, I select a few and respond, but you probably figured that out). Q: I’ve been reading a lot about learning record stores. Try game based learning.

Is It Easier To Measure A Soft Skill With Technology?

CLO Magazine

Businesses turning to Web-based development tools for soft skills training are confronted with the same conundrum traditional classroom-based training courses face: measurement. Soft skills, however, are even more difficult to quantify, forcing learning leaders to rely on indirect measures to determine a platform’s success. Many online learning modules meant to develop an employee’s leadership ability can prompt frequent questions after every section.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

I especially love it when it happens in the e-learning industry. Innovators and Risk Takers – emerging technology integrated, new ideas, pushing the envelope in what is possible in e-learning/social learning/m-learning, coming up with something that has never been done before – risk takers. You do not want to switch, but your current LMS, doesn’t have the social learning or any social learning features I need or want. E-Learning 24/7.

Content – Change the Narrative

eLearning 24-7

Too many times I find that when talking about content, 3rd party content providers, content driven strategies from learning system vendors (which is quite hot) and marketplaces place more of a general approach to buying and pushing it. If your learning system provider offers content, take a look at it. Leadership, Business Skills, Safety, Compliance-related, Software, Coaching and Software skills. But, all those items can be delivered via online learning. .

What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

eLearning 24-7

Content these days, well, it is an umbrella term to represent courses (micro too), videos, articles, materials, workbooks, other types of learning resources, podcasts and so forth. Nowadays thanks to the growth of Learning Engagement Platforms, whereas content is a requirement – an essential no less, LMS vendors are jumping head first into the content marketplace that is viewable by all clients (rather than pitching the content via the phone or other comm method).

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A Moving Landscape

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer : How is executive education being changed by technology? You look at organizations like Skillsoft, for example, that have a catalog even bigger today but that once upon a time had hundreds of courses that were relatively skills-based, self-paced things.

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Celebration at the Enterprise Learning! The program is a User’s Choice Award whereby learning professionals vote with their ballot for best-in-class solutions. We responded by adding the new categories of for Adaptive/Personalized Learning Platforms, Adaptive/Personalized Learning Content, and Content Aggregations Libraries. Learn.

Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

Massive open online courses are transforming learning technology. During the past year we’ve all seen the explosive growth of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, produced by organizations such as EdX and Coursera. These new businesses started developing expert-led courses that cover typical university or college-level topics like introduction to computer science, psychology, history and many more. Our learning environments are pretty far behind.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

awards honor best-in-class solutions across the learning and technology marketplace. awards program was first implemented to formalize the recommendation and purchase process for the e-learning community. Research indicated 85 percent of readers had recommended an e-learning solution to a peer over the most recent 12-month period, and 61 percent claimed that award recognition “impacts their decision” to consider a product or service. The “Best of E-learning!”

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. I’ve known Bryan for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him. Recap from: Kapp Notes.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. I’ve known Byran for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him.

Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

In the name of fellowship and bringing all of us around the world together, now more than ever before, the calling out of THE TOP PICKS of E-LEARNING 2016 is the first step (okay, maybe not the first step, but for this post.). Ability to use, re-use assets i.e. resuable learning objects.

ATD17 Post Review: Rants & Raves Edition

eLearning 24-7

There were a few video learning platforms there and one product I did like on the video course build side, more on that in a bit. Adaptive Learning – It is was in a lot of places. Micro-learning – Another hot buzz word. Linkedin Learning. E-Learning 24/7.

Learning In Practice Awards 2013

CLO Magazine

The 10th annual Chief Learning Officer Learning In Practice Awards recognized learning leaders, vendors and organizations that have made a substantive and measurable change in business, vision, strategic alignment or leadership. Senior learning leaders received awards in seven categories that had two divisions: Division 1 for companies with more than 10,000 employees and Division 2 for companies with fewer than 10,000 employees. Business Impact -- Division 1.

When do u buy an LEP?

eLearning 24-7

LEP is the acronym for an learning engagement platform, which is a subset of a learning system. Some folks refer to LEP as an LXP, which as noted in a previous post the term “learning experience” does a major disservice to the platforms and what they can do in comparison to an LMS or other types of learning systems. . Regardless of my peeve on such statements, the fact is that LEPs serve a purpose in the e-learning industry. E-Learning 24/7.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. These skills are learned over time, not overnight. Four ways unconnected employees hurt your business.

HR and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

“What is this e-learning thing?” ” “Someone in HR has to be on the committee” “As the XX (senior exec) of HR, I must have final say for XXX (whatever e-learning item or items) since it will impact employees” “I’ll just sign it” (and the contract is not itemized). And what are the challenges that face HR and/or HRIS when it comes to e-learning. Folks in HR who will not move to e-learning, even if the higher ups (i.e.

The Rants – Marketing Buzz and.

eLearning 24-7

Course Marketplace as “System includes and or offers content” This is in relation towards learning system vendors, especially in the LMS, learning platform space and not so much LEPs (although some could do a better job at stating it in clarity). . What irked my brain on a recent press release was that the vendor announced they would have over 12,000 courses from Linkedin Learning (it is the Lynda.com courses/content) in their (the vendor’s) system. .

Types of Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

There is no better place to see this then our fine world of e-learning, which was devised to be an umbrella term for everything that is well, online learning. An LMS thus is under e-learning. e-learning. e-learning. Nowadays though, vendors have changed the message to mean e-learning as in e-learning courses and not an umbrella term. . On the learning system side, I see it all too well. Micro-learning platforms? Learn Amp.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

Unicorn Training

Learning Innovative Products – They are Out ThereI love innovation. I especially love it when it happens in the e-learning industry.Innovative ProductsThey are out there. It’s a business marketplace for buyers and sellers.Therefore, you can use your newly purchased courses in your current LMS, whatever that happens to be. Not, some 3rd party aggregator like Skillsoft or Element K, where you can purchase courses from.It Learning 24/7