PD with Pictures: Using Screencasting to Save your Sanity!

Visual Lounge

Nothing confounds a teacher more than having 5 consecutive students ask the same question, “Miss, what are we supposed to be doing?” It’s one of those questions that could induce even the most seasoned among us to throw their hands up and say “nevermind – back to worksheets!”

Online Learning and Higher Education: A Sleeping Giant Awakens

Absorb LMS

Shortly after the dot-com bubble burst in 2000, sending the tech-heavy NASDAQ stock exchange plummeting, I interviewed a director of learning and development at one of the major semiconductor companies. The result is growing student resistance to higher tuition fees.

Online Learning and Higher Education: A Sleeping Giant Awakens

Absorb LMS

Shortly after the dot-com bubble burst in 2000, sending the tech-heavy NASDAQ stock exchange plummeting, I interviewed a director of learning and development at one of the major semiconductor companies. The result is growing student resistance to higher tuition fees.

What Colleges Aren’t Doing Enough of to Keep the Doors Open

Beyond Campus Innovations

Declining enrollment rates in higher education have been trending over the past couple of years. Now we’re seeing a record number of colleges have to partner with larger universities, sell off land and other assets, or even close their doors altogether in the face of a number of changing factors. But it’s not over for those thinking outside the box. Keep reading to understand the constraints colleges face, and see how some are utilizing technology for survival.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

This is our most popular Managing eLearning post every year, and by now we know you want to see the hype curve first. Here it is: Our 2018 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. You’ll notice that right away below the fold. All the MOOCs out there.

What is eLearning? Concept, Purpose, Types & Advantages

ProProfs

Online learning is not the next big thing, it is the now big thing. – Donna Abernathy, educational author. The global eLearning market is projected to reach $325 billion by 2025 from $107 billion in 2015. Read on to find out: What is eLearning?

It’s Not Just the Money: The True Cost of High Staff Turnover

GoConqr

The cost of a poor employee retention rate can be measured in hard currency, but the true cost goes far beyond that. When it comes to staff retention, the statistics support a simple truth: the older your workforce, the longer they’re likely to remain at your company.

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Use of E-Learning in Hospital Training

ProProfs

Elearning is a convenient and flexible way of improving performance and productivity across varied industries. The benefits are innumerable. It personalizes the training experience and allows timely feedback while being cost effective at the same time.

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." Clayton R.

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

Visual Lounge

As online learning continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to make sure instructors know how to create quality online courses, including custom video. Training faculty to create quality online courses, however, can be challenging. Are students learning?

The Death of Instructor-Led Training Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

Training Orchestra

Many corporate learning experts have been predicting and expecting the end of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) for a long time now. Considered an old-fashioned and out-of-date learning delivery method, many believed it would be completely replaced by e-learning methods.

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The Death of Instructor-Led Training Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

Training Orchestra

Many corporate learning experts have been predicting and expecting the end of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) for a long time now. Considered an old-fashioned and out-of-date learning delivery method, many believed it would be completely replaced by e-learning methods.

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Making the most of Lynda.com

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

I’ve been using the institutional partnership Coventry University has with Linkedin/Lynda.com and have been taking a few short, video-heavy courses to further my understanding in a few area. DMLL video: ‘Learning on the go’ [link]. What’s in it for the student?’.

What Will Corporate Learners Remember from your Training?

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention. The white paper includes eight strategies to improve learning and remembering. THE COST OF NOT REMEMBERING.

5 Reasons Why an Extended Enterprise LMS is Right for Your Business

Web Courseworks

This week, Managing eLearning features a guest post by Lauren Gray at Web Courseworks. Colleges, universities, school districts, and schools use LMSs to deliver online courses and augment on-campus courses. Why train your Extended Enterprise audiences?

What is an LMS?

ProProfs

A learning management system (LMS) is a software platform which allows any business to document, administer, track and report training or educational courses. An LMS is designed to help make delivery and management of training programs easy and hassle free experience.

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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. Steady as it Goes – with updates and new features – occasionally new innovations, but go to the next level.whoa, whoa. E-Learning 24/7.

Breakthrough eLearning: Compliance Training: Going Through the Motions

Breakthrough eLearning

There is a raft of health and safety, environmental, human rights, privacy, and financial reporting guidelines that must be adhered to, and training is seen (and often legislated) as a key component to remain "in compliance." New employees can be trained before they begin their jobs.

Apps and Digital Tools to Improve College Life

ICDTranslation

This is a normal phenomenon to observe, having in mind that the smartphone has become an integral part of the life of all of us. We use apps and tools that help us with translating menus and signs, managing our finances or finding the nearest place where we can eat.

Odessa College Builds Student Success with TechSmith Relay

Visual Lounge

Incorporating blended learning technology throughout an entire college campus can be difficult if you don’t have the right tools, resources, and buy-in to help along the way. Can’t see the video? Campus-Wide Training.

A Conversation with Andrew Hughes

Kapp Notes

Working in the space of 3D virtual immersive environments (VIE) is a small, but dedicated group of people who are creating some really wonderful and powerful learning. The other day I had a chance to virtually catch up with Andrew Hughes who is the president of Designing Digitally, Inc.

The future of learning

Learning with e's

The Future of Learning View more presentations from Steve Wheeler. What is the future of education? 80 per cent or so of the learning that most of us engage in is of an informal nature. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Breakthrough eLearning: How to Grow Your eLearning Business

Breakthrough eLearning

And this is even true of many organizations that have learning as a central mandate (e.g. universities, colleges, professional associations, sector-specific training organizations, etc.). I know it is possible to ramp up an eLearning program quickly.

How Workforce Dynamics is Changing Fundamentally and How You Can Be Ready

Mindflash

The day is not too far when the concept of a company campus or an office where everyone comes in to work and leaves during highly overlapping hours becomes a thing of the past. The criticality and benefits of training to a company’s success and business results is a well-covered topic. Why do we believe that LMS will be the most common way to train in the not-so-far-away future? Local storage costs for training content.

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The magic bullet? Reducing costs with online courses in Canada

E-Learning Acupuncture

The simple fact that a course is offered online, or at a distance, does not equate with automatic cost savings when compared to the cost of developing and delivering a traditional onsite course in a higher education setting. There’s no magic bullet. Stop looking for one.

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10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Understanding the universe of options can help you match your need to the best approach. The forward thinking folks at Dimdim created an application that is completely in the cloud.

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.

Breakthrough eLearning: Harvesting Your SMEs Brain

Breakthrough eLearning

My job is to "harvest" the SMEs brain in their area of expertise and to translate this into an effective eLearning experience for a targeted group of learners. Working with SMEs on eLearning projects can be challenging. Whats to be done to avoid the SME bottleneck?

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Learning > Logistics: Three Things You Can Do with Turnitin and Kannu

Kadenze

The beginning of a new school year is an undeniably exciting time as a fresh wave of students arrive on campus. It’s tempting to ride the momentum of this excitement and launch straight into learning, but sometimes course management needs and institutional policies must come first.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. The following are the top items based on social signals. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break.

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MOOCs: Hype or a Revolution for Corporate Trainers?

Trivantis

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) became popular around 2011 – 2012. The Washington Post praised them as a way to provide “elite education for the masses.” In the Google Trends graphs below, he shows stalled search traffic for two well-known MOOCs.

Lessons We’ve Learned From Past ACCESS Speakers

3Play Media

In the past, we’ve hosted in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and now Washington DC ( grab your ticket now )! Today, we are taking a look back at key accessibility lessons we’ve learned from our past speakers. 2nd at the National Union Building.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Learning Experiences.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

One of the really cool things about eLearning Learning and Browse My Stuff is the ability of the system to determine hot topics or trends based on the content that is being brought together in topic hubs. Using the system, I found that the top hot topics in eLearning for 2009. I would be very curious to hear thoughts on topics that you feel were big discussion points around eLearning that are not listed below.

Gen Y and the Incredible Shrinking Office

Mindflash

The median age will drop, the average wardrobe alter and, with team-happy young people filling the cubicles , the place may be a bit chattier, but these are all relatively cosmetic shifts. Are there any more fundamental ways that Gen Y is changing the office?

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