PD with Pictures: Using Screencasting to Save your Sanity!

TechSmith Camtasia

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!”

Traditional Learning vs Online Learning: Which one is better?

Pinlearn

Education has become one of the fastest growing business in recent years and also online education has also become more popular in the fast-paced growing society. Online courses allow students to take courses from different countries. Some schools, universities also offer eLearning courses or blended courses in the both in-class and online medium. Despite the enormous popularity of online education, most of the people stay away from such methods.

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.

How Can Students Avail Benefits from Online Education

ProProfs

Online learning is certainly one of the most useful tools for career growth because it lets students access to knowledge by providing them with an exclusive opportunity to discover and obtain fresh information at their own pace. It is the most used form of learning these days.

Interview with Corinne Sowar: Effective Employee Onboarding

TalentLMS

Today for the first time we have an interview for you. Corinne is a manager and responsible for eLearning and training at Safeway Inc. John: Corinne, you are a manager and responsible for eLearning and training at Safeway Inc. I enjoyed answering the questions!

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?

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.

Predictions for the Future of Digital Learning

ProProfs

According to a 2016 Statista report , the share of American students who exclusively take online education courses shows a permanent 0.6% The number of students who blend visiting campus and taking online courses has a 0.9% At the same time, the growth of U.S.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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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Learning Management Systems and Training: A Complete Guide

Webanywhere

What Is a Learning Management System (LMS)? The shorthand description of a learning management system is an online location that helps you manage administration, tracking, reporting and delivering of courses, lessons and tests. How does a learning management system work? The best way to imagine a learning management system is to think of it as a vast website, that only those people with a log-in will be able to access. Talk to the users.

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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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.

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.

Breakthrough eLearning: The 70 / 30 Rule?

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Friday, May 26, 2006 The 70 / 30 Rule?

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.

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.

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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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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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 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.

Value of Investment (VOI) vs. Return on Investment

Kapp Notes

Perhaps the constant effort to find the ROI of higher education or even training programs is mis-placed, should we be asking ourselves if an alternative exists? As the competitive landscape of higher education shifts and the training industry changes, using a measurement like Return On Investment (ROI) as the only guide for evaluating information technology investments like an LMS or an audience response system is a mistake.

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Breakthrough eLearning: Budget Blues: Get it Right the First Time

Breakthrough eLearning

A key challenge is that they may have not completed any significant eLearning to date, and therefore are a bit in the dark on how to go about budgeting. eLearning differs from face-to-face learning in that it is new and therefore involves new fixed costs.

Breakthrough eLearning: Making the Connection

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Thursday, September 07, 2006 Making the Connection I recently came across a refreshingly frank article by David Maister titled "Why (Most) Training is Useless." eLearning is the starting point).

Five Creative Ways to Attract Top Talent

KnowledgeCity

It’s no wonder the competition for today’s top talent is fierce—high performers are 400 percent more productive than average employees. That’s a huge difference in output, and a hefty incentive to attract top talent in the job market. Create training top talent can’t resist.

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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?

Skills Series: A Beginner's Guide to jQuery

General Assembly

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to jQuery Discover the accessible coding language that simplifies JavaScript and makes developers more efficient. That’s thanks to JavaScript , the go-to language used to make web pages interactive. This saves programmers a ton of headaches!

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Once again, I found myself falling behind in getting through all the great eLearning content that gets brought together by eLearning Learning. And I was happy to see that my Twitter for Learning post got the top spot for the second half of the month. Adoption - trainingwreck , March 25, 2010 There is a dilemma that exists in the 90-9-1 phenomenon. The links are swf (Flash) files.

Why EdTech Matters to Everyone?

MagicBox

The year 2017 saw a surge of edtech for schools, higher learning and skill-based learning. Growing at a rapid pace, the edtech industry is providing solutions to capture the demands of 21st century education and academia. Having come together in a profound manner, the use of internet in schools, documentation, presentations, etc. are a proof that technology is making its place in the education sector. Of course, this is just the tip of the iceberg.

Breakthrough eLearning: In Search of eLearnings Magic Bullet

Breakthrough eLearning

authoring software, learning management systems, web conferencing tools, simulation builders, etc.) Go to any eLearning conference and you will see that the trade show is chock full of technology vendors. Participants eagerly troll the isles hoping to find the elusive and treasured magic bullet. The technology vendors themselves have set the agenda to a large extent and perpetuate the idea that the secret is in choosing the right technology.

Breakthrough eLearning: Painting Your Value Picture

Breakthrough eLearning

Twenty-nine participants from a range of sectors (telecommunications, financial services, legal, medical, pharma, entertainment, software, business services, government and education) heard Mike describe how eLearning budgets should be more than just a collection of figures in a spreadsheet.

Harnessing the Power of Data for Disaster Relief

General Assembly

New Light Technologies Enlists General Assembly Students to Ideate Solutions for FEMA and the World Bank. Data is the engine driving today’s digital world. to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. since 1980, the U.S.

8 Unconventional Ways to Discover Great Tech Talent

General Assembly

By Anand Chopra-McGowan and Deb Henretta The following is an excerpt from 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation , an exclusive white paper from General Assembly. Download the full paper here. This strategy was effective at Procter & Gamble Co.,

Nonprofit Leadership Solutions: Outside Service Providers

Beyond Campus Innovations

This scarcity of funds, along with outside involvement in the organization results in unique needs not typically experienced by for-profit businesses. In the post below, we review the benefits nonprofits are seeing, as well as what to look out for when working with external providers. The relationship is sealed with a mutually agreed upon contract outlining expectations, responsibilities, and terms of service for both parties.