The power of TinCan is slowly kicking in

Challenge to Learn

’ But now I’m more like: ‘Wow, learning experiences in social media, websites, intranets and apps all will be from now on the domain of (e-)Learning: That’s a land slide!’

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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. In the 90s we saw the rapid evolution of the Internet and video conferencing , followed closely by the emergence of mobile phones and the social web.

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.

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.

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The Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”

eLearning Brothers

Some content was converted/repurposed from textbooks to PDFs or interactive CD-Roms. Social networks and open source content were introduced and wildly accepted. Social media networks. Social online learning.

Technology Advancement and Learning – Help or Hindrance?

Integrated Learnings

Strategize for social media use – Understand your instructional goals first and then think about how social media can fit those goals, not the other way around. Look at how informal learning takes place today in your organization, and think about how social media can extend that. Have a written strategy in place and get buy-in from management or your client BEFORE planning any social media with your learning. There are a lot of great suggestions for Social Media use.

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. Social?

PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly

CommLab India

Courses can be published to formats such as Flash, HTML, PDF, or CD-ROM. The published content can be shared easily on social any network.

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. Especially in social networks, but also in search engines algorithms determine what you finally get to see.

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.

5 must-do steps for building a winning blended learning strategy


Many turned to blended learning models when elearning became more mainstream (then on CD-Rom) and the costs of face-to-face workshops didn’t seem to stack up.

Devlearn 2017: The Future is Here (recap)

Tom Spiglanin

To her left, a man types on his second-generation MacBook Pro, easily recognized by its SuperDrive CD-ROM slot on the side. Julian in particular talked about the social norms of communities and the process of bringing new people into a community. DevLearn 2017 Recap.

Devlearn 2017: The Future is Here (recap)

Tom Spiglanin

To her left, a man types on his second-generation MacBook Pro, easily recognized by its SuperDrive CD-ROM slot on the side. Julian in particular talked about the social norms of communities and the process of bringing new people into a community. DevLearn 2017 Recap.

A Tale of Two Cases: Mobile Solutions with Phillip Neal #ASTDTK14

Learning Visions

It’s like in the olden days of elearning when we all moved from CD ROMS to the Internet. Socializing change Pilot Build momentum Case example is an ipad app – Product Knowledge for sales reps: Has access to pharma products package inserts. These are my live blogged notes from a session on the final day of ASTD Tech Knowledge with Phillip Neal, VP of Business Need at Maestro.

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

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. microblogging and text messaging “social media” (see: [link] ) 2. Social networking and communities 11. These are my live blogged notes from a webinar today with Float Learning: Instructional Design for Mobile #id4mlearning.

So what actually is learning content?

Clive on Learning

Ten years ago, all we had, at least as far as workplace e-learning was concerned, was interactive tutorials, very closely resembling the computer-based training materials that we had previously experienced on CD-ROM and videodisc. But with the enormous advances in bandwidth, computer literacy, the use of social media, mobile devices and much more, what counts as learning content is so much more varied: What learning strategy is the content designed to support?

What is Computer-Based Training?

Growth Engineering

It can also refer to learning via CD-ROMs, or even (gasp!) Download your free Engagement Engine Workbook to map out a strategy which uses gamification, social and personalised learning: The post What is Computer-Based Training?

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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Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help.

Lessons from the past

dVinci Interactive

CD ROMs became easy to author, but they were soon supplanted by the ubiquity of the internet. My great aunt, who was a teacher in a one-room school, used to tell me about the evolution of technology she’d witnessed in her life.

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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). Social constructivism principles are at the fundamentals of Moodle. We published them on CD-ROM’s as Computer Based training (CBT).&# – highly interactive learning programs, in which video was used interactively (remember cd-interactive?).

At the bleeding edge

Learning with e's

Here's a top quote from the blog: 'While slower, less progressive educators may still be comfortably exploring e-learning on learning management systems or off CD-ROMs (or, indeed, still doing chalk-and-talk), educators investigating mobile learning are very much at the cutting edge of educational innovation, along with other educators investigating other areas such as the use of social web tools for education, and the use of virtual worlds as learning environments.'

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


Social Interactivity. Life is a series of social interactions. For example, online group collaboration projects that allow them to problem-solve with peers or social media discussions that allow them to see things from a different perspective. You can also integrate corporate eLearning blogs, closed groups, and online discussions to facilitate social interactivity. Are you giving your employees everything they need to succeed?

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

Unicorn Training

Blended learning certainly isn’t a new concept and can actually be traced back as far as the 1840’s, of course throughout time it has evolved as new technology has become available, such as the introduction of mainframe computers, CD-ROM, LMS and the digital era we’re now in.

7 Tips To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course


Before online training and social learning, there were distant learning courses. In the good old days, they were mailed directly to your door in the form of a CD-ROM. Learning at your own pace can be lonely, especially for those who crave social interaction.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning


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.

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know


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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Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


An acknowledgement of the potential of social learning alongside total bewilderment at how to make it happen. There are very few successful case studies of social learning in a corporate setting, mainly because the culture is not right, but we know there is potential there. 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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Flipboard - Informal iPadLearning - 5ables

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Flipboard is one of those new apps that helps aggregate your social world of digital content into a beautiful iPad interface. Its the idea of your own custom magazine/newspaper built specifically for you based on your what your social network is sharing. 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.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

CertPoint VLS Portals – but only to a laptop or CD Rom – so not a mobile device. Social Learning. Standalone platforms that were designed for their system but could be used either as a pure social learning standalone or via an API part of your own LMS.

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What is SaaS?

Growth Engineering

Older systems often used CD-ROMs, or required learners to download files before accessing them. Download your free Engagement Engine Workbook to map out a strategy which uses gamification, social and personalised learning: The post What is SaaS?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

1980s CD ROMS. Animation Tools Avatars Blogs Clickers Gaming Tools E-Portfolios Mobil Learning Personal Learning Environments Personalization Rapid e-Learning Semantic Web Simulation Tools Social Bookmarking Social Networking Tools VoIP and Telephony Wikis Wearable Peer to Peer Authoring Tools Haptics (the ability to touch things and get a sense of force feedback. The CD ROM based training company I worked at did not successfully make the leap to the Internet.

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. Supports the creation multi-player games and interactions that you can share on social media sites. At first sight, Allen's tool has more power than Storyline and is really trying to break the mould with its crossover to social media.

The Evolution of L&D Tracking


Times have continued to change though: We’ve already witnessed a major shift at the beginning of the millennium from CD ROMs to online coursework, and then in the last few years to short form videos and micro learning content. Micro learning is the category of information that can be consumed in a few minutes: Short form video, blog posts, questionnaires, and all of those other pieces of content we constantly circulate on social media.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

They say its about: 5 Trends Converging (3G + Social Networking + Video + VoIP + Impressive Mobile Devices) The growth of mobile devices has been amazing. It was the time when we delivered multimedia training on CD-ROMs (sometimes called CBTs)?