Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

This meant only three or four respondents were citing these trends as tools or tactics in their talent development toolkits: Computer-based training (CD-ROMs). At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends.

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FRED – Responsive eLearning Made Easy

Upside Learning

Elearning has been evolving alongside web technologies and has come a long way from its earliest days of CD-ROM-based Authorware-created desktop-only solutions. As eLearning started being delivered through the Internet it became lighter (in bytes terms) and less sophisticated (richness- and interactivity-wise) to work well on low bandwidth dial-up connections. Then came Flash, which changed […].

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ELearning Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

I find some of the items listed in the infographic to be a bit archaic, such as the mention of CD-ROM, but I do suppose they are still in use. Many people have a general idea about what elearning entails as it is used across a wide-range of industries.

The Various Modes of E-learning for Corporate Training

CommLab India

CD-ROM based learning. Today, eLearning has come a long way from CD-ROM to mobile-based learning. Is there a way to train global employees with minimal costs? Yes, through eLearning.

The Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”

eLearning Brothers

Some content was converted/repurposed from textbooks to PDFs or interactive CD-Roms. Isn’t it amazing to think how far eLearning has come since the early 1990′s? It is truly remarkable how things have evolved so rapidly.

Two innovations that have changed learning forever

Learning with e's

I witnessed the development of video cassette tapes, CD-ROMs, personal computers in the 70s and 80s but this was just the start.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

The learning landscape is not constant, shifting the learning focus on learners, learning, skills, goals and attitude. A decade ago, there was a tug of war for the online and the traditional learning.

10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

The Multimedia PC (MPC) came with a CD-ROM drive, meaning that the device can display video synced with audio. Alongside CD-ROMs came Microsoft Powerpoint, a modern presentation software quickly embraced by lecturers, executives, teachers and students.

iBooks Author: Any relevance for learning in the workplace?

Clive on Learning

As Managing Director of Publishing for Epic, back in the 1990s, I was involved in quite a few CD-ROM projects that mirrored quite closely was is envisioned for the iPad. The difference is that iBooks Author creates a tightly formatted, packaged product that can be sold, just like a CD-ROM or a paperback.

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

We started in 1996 with a CD-rom version, that was followed in 2006 by a windows based edition. Internet has changed everything and it is changing eLearning fundamentally. It has become so easy to publish information instead of just consuming it.

My life…in elearning

Learning Visions

15 years ago I got a job as an instructional designer/multimedia producer at a company that created training programs delivered on CD ROMS. 20 years ago I was a struggling recent college graduate who had moved to Boston in the middle of a recession.

Lectora to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into Engaging E-learning

CommLab India

Lectora can be used to publish to various formats such as HTML5, Executable File (exe), CD-ROM, Course Mill, AICC, SCORM, and xAPI. In my previous blog, we have seen how to convert your PowerPoint presentations into e-learning courses using Adobe Captivate.

Gramophone to IPod: What Has the Journey Got to do with E-learning Development

CommLab India

Initially, technology-enabled learning materials were delivered in the form of CD-ROMs. Change is the only constant. – Heraclitus. The world of audio players has come a long way in the last 70 years, from the days of the Gramophone to today’s iPods.

The 18 Essential Steps of a Course Design

eFront

This step deals with a CD-ROM based LMS or a web-based LMS depending on the request of the customer. Install and configure to go live on the web-based LMS or distribute CD-ROMs to individuals for a computer based LMS.

The teacher as storyteller

Clive on Learning

Back in 2003, I devoted a great deal of energy to the design of a new CD-ROM course entitled Ten Ways to Avoid Death by PowerPoint. A few days ago, I sat down to write a post explaining why I thought stories were such a powerful tool for learning.

5 Benefits of Using an LMS to Deliver Online Training Courses

CommLab India

There are various ways you can deliver e-learning courses to learners, such as through an intranet, CD-ROMs, USBs, and so on. In recent years, the demand for technology-enabled learning solutions is increasing by leaps and bounds.

What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Peformance Improvement

Putting a course on the Web or on a CD-ROM does not ensure performance improvement.( We need to examine the proliferation of Web-based education before it gets out of hand (It may be too late.).

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Fun with Learning

Kapp Notes

I've been a fan of Jellyvision's You Don't Know Jack for a while, my first CD of the game had the following system requirements: 486SX/33 or better microprocessor Windows 3.1x

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

web, LMS, CD-ROM). I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. When do I use it?

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

raise your hand while interacting with a CD ROM). These are my live blogged notes from a webinar today with Float Learning: Instructional Design for Mobile #id4mlearning. Advance apologies for typos or incoherence… Brought to us today by: Adam Bockler, Float Gary Woodill, Sr.

Encouraging Rookie Smarts

Web Courseworks

I remember spending hours at the bookstore learning how to create CD-ROMs; now most professional learning is done on the Internet. A few weeks ago, I attended ISA’s 2015 Annual Business Retreat, a summit for executives in the training industry.

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

But I’ve seen this before – it was called CBT (Computer based training with a CD-ROM). Better yet – there are plenty of authoring tools today who offer outputs for CD-ROM and DVD, which is saying CBT (granted with DVD).

The power of TinCan is slowly kicking in

Challenge to Learn

You can put learning content in in a website, an intranet, a CD-rom, a flash stick and still record the progress the learners has made. It’s now three weeks after mlearncon and for me the power of project TinCan is still sinking in.

eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter

Trivantis

The specification was originally intended for CD-ROM or local file based content, and was updated in 1998 and 1999 to use a protocol known as HACP (HTTP-based AICC/CMI Protocol) to allow it to operate in a Web-based environment.

The Demise of E-learning (the brand)

Tom Spiglanin

Our first products, known simply as Computer Based Training, or CBT, had no inherent dissemination method, instead relying on distribution of diskettes or CD-ROMs.

John Maeda The Art of Leadership #LSCon

Learning Visions

Technology…delivery text, images, music, movies…there’s a pattern across CD ROMS to browsers to phones…we’re kind of stuck in this loop now. Opening keynote session with John Maeda, President of Rhode Island School of Design. I’m at Learning Solutions in Orlando today – hosted by the eLearning Guild. Forgive typos and poor grammar! The Art of Leadership Maeda was tenured faculty at MIT – professor by day, student by night as he got an MBA.

What are SCORM and AICC, By the Way?

CommLab India

These standards included web-based training only in 1998; when established in 1993, they focused only on CD-ROM based training. If you have ever been involved in online course design and development, you might have come across e-learning professionals talking about AICC and SCORM.

LMS: Best Bet for Delivering Online Training

ProProfs

While many would argue that it is easier to upload an elearning course to a public Dropbox folder and then simply share the link with the learners or use the Intranet, CD-ROMs, USBs and so on, I would say that delivering online training via an LMS is a better option.

PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly

CommLab India

Courses can be published to formats such as Flash, HTML, PDF, or CD-ROM.

What’s hip in learning in France

Jay Cross

One outfit here claimed to deliver social learning experiences on CD-ROM.

It is great to have that startup feeling again

Challenge to Learn

The first edition of Easygenerator was a CD-ROM tool based on Authorware. This week Easygenerator moved into a new office and that gave me the “startup feeling” all over again.

Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple

Clive on Learning

Michael was, of course, the creator of Authorware, a highly powerful tool from the CD-ROM era, which Adobe eventually gave up on after they inherited it from Macromedia. Here at DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas I've got authoring tools on my mind. Because I have been able to take a look at two new tools today, which I'm sure are going to have a major impact. The have one thing in common and lots of differences. First up is Storyline from Articulate.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

CourseLab CourseLab is a powerful, yet easy-to-use, e-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating high-quality interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), CD-ROMS and other devices.