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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Flipboard - Informal iPadLearning - 5ables

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

PULL is a critical concept, and if your content is NOT "PULL-able" then your content is destined to find a home in the cabinet of old CD-ROM CBTs. I've been a big fan of the iPad since before the UPS driver handed me the box. Granted I'm an out-in-the-open Apple fan boy and will put money down for just about anything they make, but the iPad has not let me down. Honestly, I'm still trying to work it into much of my regular routine. But I love it and see the future potential.

eLearning Defined

Tony Karrer

Typically used to describe media such as CD-ROM, Internet, Intranet, wireless and mobile learning. It includes the delivery of content via Internet, intranet/extranet (LAN/WAN), audio- and videotape, satellite broadcast, interactive TV, CD-ROM, and more. What about using search to find information?

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A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training


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.

Video Training for Learning & Solving Problems

Your Training Edge

Learning facilitated by information technologies and problem solving skill enhanced by digital tools, is gaining momentum since last decade. Video has the most refined ability to present information in a consistent and interactive way.

What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Peformance Improvement

However, the change has been in the accessibility of information, not in the impact of instruction.). Putting a course on the Web or on a CD-ROM does not ensure performance improvement.(

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. Here is an interesting post on LMS reports and how they help provide valuable information about a technology-enabled learning program.

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

It has become so easy to publish information instead of just consuming it. Posting information on the web doesn’t require any technical knowledge anymore. We started in 1996 with a CD-rom version, that was followed in 2006 by a windows based edition.

Best Practices for Instructional Design in eLearning


This blog highlights some valuable nuggets of information from an ID’s perspective to help you build and deliver high-quality eLearning material. Make sure your tool is well aligned to the output you want (LMS, CD-ROM, Mobile, Podcast etc). Make sure this document captures global information on font size, colour, paragraph and text alignments and image appearance.

The Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”

eLearning Brothers

Information and eLearning opportunities began to grow as online environments become accepted. 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?

E-learning ain't what it used to be

Clive on Learning

For close to forty years we have witnessed little change in the way these modules are designed, developed and displayed, even though the delivery channel has shifted from floppy disk to videodisc, from CD-ROM to the web browser.

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.

What’s hip in learning in France

Jay Cross

Lots of French vendors are touting social learning although they no more get it than American LMS providers promising systems to manage informal learning. One outfit here claimed to deliver social learning experiences on CD-ROM.

Training Design

Tony Karrer

Ten years later, life was good because we had another delivery model available, the CD-ROM allowing us to train individuals. Yes, we theoretically had this back in 1987 with paper-based materials, but we looked at the CD as a substitute for classroom instruction.

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Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. Unlike many others, you also carry clear thoughts on blending learning styles (formal with informal and social) and possibilities (such as spaced learning and gamification).

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8 Things That Modern Learners Look for in an Online Training Course


Thus, online training courses should give them ample opportunity to use the information in a realistic context, as well as put their skills into practice, for example, by integrating branching scenarios and interactive online training simulations. Keep in mind that your employees are just looking for the information they need to solve the problem. Online training used to involve dedicated computer terminals that featured the downloaded software or CD-ROMs.

Launch your LMS using these critical tactics


We have been subjected to this type of online learning for the past 10 years, and before that on CD-ROM. You also know how to create reports providing meaningful information based on data provided by that content.

?Finding the right blend for training - the evolution of blended learning

Unicorn Training

There’s a lot going on in the learning and technology space at the moment, every week new technology is launched or new research completed claiming to provide a revolutionary approach to learning, something that will engage your employees like never before and make them retain more information than you could expect. Although an industry hot topic for some time, the 70-20-10 model looks to mathematically calculate the proportion of formal training, vs. informal and on the job training.

eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter


Just like humans need a common language to communicate with each other, eLearning courses and learning management systems (LMS) need a common language so that courses can send information back to the LMS from students taking those courses.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

All that data and information is now within the system and nothing is lost. CertPoint VLS Portals – but only to a laptop or CD Rom – so not a mobile device. I love the end of the year.

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7 Tips To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course


In the good old days, they were mailed directly to your door in the form of a CD-ROM. There are so many distractions to contend with, and so much information flowing in at a constant rate. Avoid lengthy paragraphs and highlight key information with bulleted lists.

John Maeda The Art of Leadership #LSCon

Learning Visions

The monopoly on information is being disrupted…times are uncertain…we need leaders. 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!

Technology Advancement and Learning – Help or Hindrance?

Integrated Learnings

For more information on this, read Adapting 20th Century Training Models for the Future. Look at how informal learning takes place today in your organization, and think about how social media can extend that. By Dean Hawkinson. On a recent trip to Jekyll Island, Georgia, I had the opportunity to reflect a bit on how far we have come with technology.

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

So often people treat ID as just organizing information on a page. We can use devices in the classroom to mobilize us – get kids out from behind their desks and moving around, gathering information. Nowadays, there’s just way too much information. raise your hand while interacting with a CD ROM). Technology Advancements: Here’s what’s changed… Computers Internet Gaming & Interactive Social or Informal Use these tools/strategies/realities – differently.

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. They will structure this information and support it with visual aids and practical exercises.

LMS: Best Bet for Delivering Online Training


While she informed me that her employer is on the lookout for an alternative training medium that could support its existing offering ie. Report based on groups: This report variant offers information about the ‘group’, which haven’t taken your course yet.

The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro | Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

We published them on CD-ROM’s as Computer Based training (CBT). Virtual worlds, Informal learning, learning on the job, lifelong learning, collaborative learning, adaptive learning, blended learning, game based learning, skill based learning, communities of practice, et cetera. If you change the content or add new or improved information at the source (in your authoring system) this has no effect on the published content, you have to republish everything again.

Lectora 12 Just Released—It’s the Best Lectora Yet!


Add star and callout shapes to draw attention to a part of an image or to attract attention to instructions and information. Publish titles for offline use to distribute on external media such as CD-ROMs and flash drives.

Lessons from the past

dVinci Interactive

CD ROMs became easy to author, but they were soon supplanted by the ubiquity of the internet. And then, when we have a vision for the course firmly in mind, choose the best technology to help learners grasp the information.

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Corporate Training Choices Explained

Your Training Edge

The student takes the delivered CD-ROM disks and can participate in the training in geographically dispersed staff. concepts/information. There are many types of corporate training. People often ask what type of training is best. While on the surface, it may seem that there is a reasonable response, the program is more problematic. Each type of training has inherent strengths and weaknesses.

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


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. Custom fields can be used as filters to return detailed information for reports.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

1980s CD ROMS. Browserless web" -- ala Google Earth -- full networked application -- like CD ROMs days -- direct application. The CD ROM based training company I worked at did not successfully make the leap to the Internet. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

The Lowly Binder

The Learning Circuits

Biographies, with face shots and contact information, of speakers and ideally participants, at the back Appendixes, with articles and links CD-ROMS, with editable versions of slides and spreadsheets Clear cover and spine, with subject and dates Three-ring rather than bound, so that users can dynamically and deliberately add or subtract what they want or don't want. It is a symbol of "old school" training. It is a joke, a dinosaur, a deep sea anchor.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. · e-Learning and the ADDIE Model For best results, the development process for CD-ROM or Web-based training programs should use a modified ADDIE model, which borrows from the most valuable aspects of the systemic approach. My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. No particular order to these.

What goes round: video and learning

Clive on Learning

But by the late 1980s, CD-ROM had taken the place of videodisc, media went digital, and they took our video away. The CD was designed as a music carrier and had neither the bandwidth nor the capacity for decent video.

Ten years on

Clive on Learning

These used to be the exclusive province of specialist designers who produced CD-ROMs and the such like, using expensive software like Director. Much more promising is the concept of connectivism , which recognises the role of technology in helping individuals to build networks of trusted nodes and information sources. Rich media disappeared when we moved from CD-ROM to dial-up connections, but has since made a come back with broadband.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic

Learning Visions

The output is also SCORM compliant, or alternately you can opt to package the output for standalone CD ROM delivery. Getting an Informal M.Ed Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.