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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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. JITT- Just in Time Training refers to delivering information or training the learner needs when and where they need it.

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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?

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.

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.

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.(

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.

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 are SCORM and AICC, By the Way?

CommLab India

A developer can call these functions, using JavaScript, to pass and retrieve information from the LMS. These standards included web-based training only in 1998; when established in 1993, they focused only on CD-ROM based training.


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!

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.

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.

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.

CD-ROM 101

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.

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?

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.

Doctors versus internet: who is better at diagnosing?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Many participants in the MOOC remembered the CD-ROM with the Encarta encyclopedia, the documentation centres with microfiches, the subscription to a magazine, the Yellow Pages. Now you can find a lot of information online, and scientific studies are becoming easier to find.

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.

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.

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.

$1 million e-learning no more…


We were creating CD-ROM based training for service technicians. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > $1 Million e-Learning no more… $1 Million e-Learning no more… April 15th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’ve been in the training and development business for nearly 20 years now. Things certainly have changed a lot in that time.

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.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

It was the time when we delivered multimedia training on CD-ROMs (sometimes called CBTs)? Information Overload This is probably the biggest and most interesting topic out there. In a world of full connectivity to all information and all people, how do you handle filtering.

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.

What’s in Your Toolbox?

CLO Magazine

Despite recent and continued emphasis on social media to support learning, the most significant types of informal learning aren’t technology-based. While many learning leaders choose their offerings based on cost and convenience, others are staying true to costlier traditional methods.


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).

If by a miracle of mechanical ingenuity.

Learning Cafe

He found a significant difference between the final examination grades of students who were immediately informed of their results and those of students who did not have this feedback. We progressed to 51/2 inch floppy disks, 3 inch diskettes, video disk and CD ROM before e-learning made its mark with the advent of the Web in about 1994. Have you ever thought where did all this computer enabled learning come from? Miracle in the making.

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.

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. This requires information, knowledge, trust and credibility.

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.

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.

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.

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

It is really an expansion of the design section from the original book, adding a good deal of extra information and ideas along the way. The power of story telling in learning is enormous, we all tend to remember information when its woven into a meaningful and engaging story.