Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?
JANUARY 10, 2017
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.
FRED – Responsive eLearning Made Easy
JANUARY 14, 2014
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 […].
A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
Mailing CD-ROM courses to offices around the world was significantly cheaper than regularly sending instructors to the same sites. Companies providing CD-ROM training content boomed, as production no longer required programmers to create it.
ELearning Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]
DECEMBER 15, 2013
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 Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”
MARCH 12, 2015
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
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
I witnessed the development of video cassette tapes, CD-ROMs, personal computers in the 70s and 80s but this was just the start.
The Various Modes of E-learning for Corporate Training
JULY 22, 2016
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.
An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing
Challenge to Learn
DECEMBER 20, 2015
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.
iBooks Author: Any relevance for learning in the workplace?
Clive on Learning
JANUARY 22, 2012
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.
10 Great Moments in eLearning History
APRIL 24, 2014
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.
My life…in elearning
OCTOBER 21, 2011
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.
The 18 Essential Steps of a Course Design
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
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
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
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.
What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?
The Peformance Improvement
MARCH 22, 2012
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.).
Encouraging Rookie Smarts
APRIL 17, 2015
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.
Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Fun with Learning
MARCH 14, 2007
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
JUNE 30, 2010
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
OCTOBER 11, 2011
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.
Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market
OCTOBER 17, 2012
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
JULY 8, 2012
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
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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)
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
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.
Gramophone to IPod: What Has the Journey Got to do with E-learning Development
AUGUST 7, 2016
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.
Lectora to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into Engaging E-learning
OCTOBER 25, 2016
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.
John Maeda The Art of Leadership #LSCon
MARCH 21, 2012
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.
5 Benefits of Using an LMS to Deliver Online Training Courses
JANUARY 24, 2017
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.
Launch your LMS using these critical tactics
APRIL 13, 2017
We have been subjected to this type of online learning for the past 10 years, and before that on CD-ROM. Implementing an online learning solution within an organisation can sometimes be a challenging project. You only get one chance, so make it count!
It is great to have that startup feeling again
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 3, 2016
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.
What’s hip in learning in France
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
One outfit here claimed to deliver social learning experiences on CD-ROM.
Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple
Clive on Learning
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
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.
What are SCORM and AICC, By the Way?
MARCH 29, 2017
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.
Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning
OCTOBER 17, 2010
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.
PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly
APRIL 23, 2017
Courses can be published to formats such as Flash, HTML, PDF, or CD-ROM.
A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012
DECEMBER 19, 2012
CertPoint VLS Portals – but only to a laptop or CD Rom – so not a mobile device. I love the end of the year. It enables you to look back and see the triumphs, the disappointments, the good and the bad. Many people look back and are amazed.