What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Also, using elearning programs makes managers feel like they are staying on the cutting edge of technology. Feeding this appetite for online programs is research that seems to support the notion that online is better than face-to-face, classroom instruction.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom. API- Taken from Wikipedia “an application programming interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software and applications.”

The Content Conversion Cause - Abhijit Kadle

Aptara

Director died alongside CD-ROMs, taking Shockwave with it, but Flash hung around. . It is far more cost-effective and quicker to convert content than to develop it from scratch, which requires effort that may be better spent on business-critical training.

5 Benefits of Using an LMS to Deliver Online Training Courses

CommLab India

This growth is driven primarily by the possibility of delivering training in a flexible, cost-effective manner, online. There are various ways you can deliver e-learning courses to learners, such as through an intranet, CD-ROMs, USBs, and so on.

The Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”

eLearning Brothers

Some content was converted/repurposed from textbooks to PDFs or interactive CD-Roms. Education began to adopt online courses because it helped to reduce the cost of face-to-face classes. Isn’t it amazing to think how far eLearning has come since the early 1990′s?

The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

Have you wondered how all eLearning programs follow a specific structure and adhere to standards despite being unique learning elements? Have you wondered how all eLearning programs follow a specific structure and adhere to standards despite being unique learning elements?

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What is eLearning?

LearnUpon

Some of these factors include: The Internet – Prior to the rise of the internet, many relied on printed manuals, CD-ROMS and other restrictive methods for learning and training. Customer training programs help your customers use and understand your product or service.

Corporate Training Choices Explained

Your Training Edge

While on the surface, it may seem that there is a reasonable response, the program is more problematic. The student takes the delivered CD-ROM disks and can participate in the training in geographically dispersed staff. Ability to create certification programs which can elevate the education. The rapid development of this type of program insures a swift implementation of this type of training. Weaknesses: Cost of the Consultants. Cost of Equipment.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

In the early 1990s, the industry was largely dominated by PC-based applications that required programming to “author” computer-based training (CBT). While powerful for their time, these tools were not easy to use, requiring complex programming skills. Using Authorware , learning professionals could create learning programs with hyper-simplistic designs, primarily through dragging and dropping icons.

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know

Mindflash

e-Learning: e-Learning is a broad term used to describe learning that occurs through the use of electronic means, which can include web-conferencing, CD-ROM, and web-based training. There are concepts and terms that are part of the every day life of the professionals within an industry.

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What is SaaS?

Growth Engineering

Traditionally, using software has required you to download and install programs on your computer. This takes time, uses up storage, and requires the user to have a device which is capable of actually running the program in the first place.

Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple

Clive on Learning

No announcements yet, but I guess Storyline will cost something similar to Articulate Studio, so that's over $1000. 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. You can incorporate as much interactive logic as you like without programming. There is a low-cost, $8.99 I've no idea what the professional and enterprise versions will cost.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

AICC (Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee): The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard.

What’s in Your Toolbox?

CLO Magazine

While many learning leaders choose their offerings based on cost and convenience, others are staying true to costlier traditional methods. Organizations that reduced their classroom-based ILT were most often driven by cost.

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E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

CD-ROM and in some cases, DVD built courses. . To push that they are inexpensive, usually at the cost of needing those other features – which are add-ons. Oh, there is also API (Application Program Interface) and Mashups (two more APIs – great example – Google Maps whereas they show restaurants, businesses, etc.). As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard. API (Application Programming Interface). A CEU is a measurement used in continuing education programs.

30 years of personal computing

Clive on Learning

Launch of Visicalc, the first spreadsheet program. Big fuss about multimedia, as CD-ROM becomes mainstream. Low-cost ISDN made available to consumers. The latest edition of Personal Computer World (PCW) magazine includes an interesting review of the key events and changes that have occurred in the thirty years since its first publication.

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Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Thousands upon thousands of trainers attended conferences to learn about new approaches like programmed instruction, behavior modification, roleplay, certification, CD-ROM, sensitivity training.

Breakthrough eLearning: Simulations: Keeping It Real!

Breakthrough eLearning

It takes a participant through a process of planning and implementing a corporate social responsibility program within a fictional organization. JC: The precursor to EC was created for CD-ROM in 1996-1997.