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.

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. A PayScale report on the retention rates of Fortune 500 companies found that the companies with the longest-serving employees also had a higher average employee age.

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What It’s Really Like to Change Your Career Online

General Assembly

How you can make the most of GA’s new Immersive Remote programs. But with the advent of the gig economy and advances in technology, telecommuting has become more and more prevalent. Learning from the comfort of home saves you the time and money you would’ve spent commuting, allows you to spend more time with loved ones, and encourages a much more comfortable, casual work environment. how they compare to the on-campus experience.

Productive Disruption: Kadenze’s Silver Lining in the Cloud

Kadenze

Previously, on the blog…. Kadenze”) had been anticipating disruption to higher education but, like the world, was stunned to find it came as a pandemic. Overnight in March 2020 higher education went online. At the moment it could go either way.

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." As always, please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Clayton R.

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. So, what is your organization doing to make itself attractive to the best and brightest the job market has to offer? Millennials will make up 75 percent of the workforce by 2030. Create training top talent can’t resist.

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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. During the last 20 years, ILT has in fact been substituted by e-learning methods in some areas where e-learning is more effective, e.g State of the Industry, 2014. [2]

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The Year in Learning: 2019 Edition

The Learning Dispatch

” -William Shakespeare, The Tempest. Learning and development is a constantly evolving field, and every month Microassist’s Senior Learning Architect, Kevin Gumienny , highlights a few articles that provide insight into the field. If you missed (or would like to revisit) stories from his Learning Dispatch newsletters in 2019, here’s a chance to review. Do you test whether users who have vision-related disabilities can take your training?

What is Distance Learning? The Complete Guide (2020)

TechSmith Camtasia

In this post, you’re going to learn everything you need to know about distance learning. So, if you want to learn more about how to effectively teach students from a distance in 2020, you’ll love the information in this guide. Keep reading for our complete guide to distance learning. This checklist gives you the exact videos to include in every course so you can easily engage students online. million students enrolled in distance learning.

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.” Even our own Stephanie Ivec, published in eLearning Industry , cited the opportunity to reduce costs on courses and better take advantage of certifications by integrating MOOC content. In the Google Trends graphs below, he shows stalled search traffic for two well-known MOOCs.

eThink Education Earns Ellucian Ethos Connected Partner Status

eThink Education

eThink Education, Certified Premium Moodle Partner and 2019 Moodle North America Partner of the Year, has earn ed Ellucian Ethos Connected Partner Status. eThink’s new Ethos Connected status extends its already strong relationship with Ellucian and reinforces eThink’s commitment to building powerful, connected learning environment s for higher education institutions. . This PR was originally published on Learning News. .

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. Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” Learning Experiences (16). Learning Management Systems (4). Program Design (11).

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. Welcome to General Assembly ’s Skills Series , where our expert instructors introduce you to key skills in the high-demand fields of data , web development , user experience design , marketing , and more. That’s thanks to JavaScript , the go-to language used to make web pages interactive. Checkout the jQueryUI plugin.

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.

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. HCL Technologies saved $18.7

A Full Recap of ACCESS at Home 2020

3Play Media

Our team spent months preparing for our annual in-person event, where accessibility enthusiasts from across the country gather together to learn about the latest in web and video accessibility. . Due to Covid-19, we decided to prioritize our attendees’ safety and shift gears to an online-only conference instead. We quickly adjusted and planned to ensure the success of our event. Watch the full ACCESS at Home Sessions and Workshops! Missed the session?

The Best Prototyping Tools for UX Designers in 2018

General Assembly

A guide to choosing the best platform for your designs. This is where the creative magic happens! Designers sketch to explore many workable solutions to user problems, then narrow them down to the strongest concept. Using that concept, the next step is creating a workable prototype that can be tested for viability against the user’s goals and business needs. early models of a product built to test a concept and learn from it?—?to

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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. In the case of emergency management, disaster preparedness, response, and recovery, this means using data to expertly identify, manage, and mitigate the risks of destructive hurricanes, intense droughts, raging wildfires, and other severe weather and climate events.

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. Discovering people who excel in fields like digital marketing , data , web development , and more involves going beyond posting a job description online and letting the candidates come to you. says the company’s former Group President Deb Henretta.

6 Tips for Landing a Job at a Startup

General Assembly

How to narrow your focus, get a leg up on the competition, and look like the most prepared person in the room. The following is an adapted excerpt from How to Get a Job at a Startup , an exclusive General Assembly eBook by startup founder and former GA leader Matt Cynamon. Working for a startup company can be one of the most challenging, exhilarating, sometimes heartbreaking, and oftentimes fulfilling journeys of your life. the best candidates never do.

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How to Avoid Technology Hassles with Your Self Hosted WordPress LMS Website with Jonathan Denwood

LifterLMS

We discuss how to avoid technology hassles with your self hosted WordPress LMS website with Jonathan Denwood of WP-Tonic in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett. Chris and Jonathan talk about self hosted versus hosted learning management systems and which is the best choice for your site. A hosted company is like a dorm room or apartment where everything is set up for you, and each housing unit is more or less the same as the last.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

When I signed up for Spaces for Interaction: An Online Conversation about Improving the Traditional Conference , I didn’t appreciate how timely the topic would become. Conferences have traditionally provided foundation knowledge for instructional designers, trainers, CLOs, and others in the field. I’ve learned a whale of a lot from these events over the last twenty years. over the years is wearing thin. of the network era.