The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

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The Year’s Most Thought-Provoking Training Blog Posts

Mindflash

In 3 Reasons Why You May Not Want to Use Stock Images in your Presentations or eLearning from The Learning Generalist blog, Sumeet Moghe brilliantly explores the pros and cons of stock images and makes some compelling arguments for re-thinking their use and suggests some smart alternatives. on Cathy Moore’s Making Change blog , she breaks down the recent findings of four cognitive psychologists – and brings a simmering debate between trainers and academics to a full boil.

The Learning and Forgetting Curve: How to Make eLearning Memorable

TalentLMS

Think how we switch between the email page, the project management page, the social media page, the research article and the eLearning screen! Notice these key principles involved in the forgetting curve and how eLearning design can overcome them: The more meaningful the information is, the easier it is for humans to remember it. Divide a large volume of content into sections in eLearning. Prevent cognitive overload by presenting information in “chunks”.

10 eLearning Design Techniques for Improved Learner Engagement

Hurix Digital

eLearning is a form of teaching that uses electronic or web-based resources to impart learning. eLearning has several advantages- learners can learn at their own pace, anytime, and anywhere. eLearning, thus, gives learners greater ownership of their learnings. More and more businesses are adopting eLearning to supplement their education and training. Microlearning is the way to address the challenges of time and also prevent cognitive overload.

How to Choose the Ideal Training-Design Tool

Mindflash

You can often spot impulse training design in final products that look like this: This “elearning Christmas Card” by Kevin Thorn , hilariously illustrates what happens when a designer/developer focuses on “style&# (I use the term loosely here) to the exclusion of substance. Bill Cushard wrote a nice post on implementing Social Media. For more insights into the impact of visual clarity on learning, check-out this great blog post from the eLearning Coach.

17 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 15

Upside Learning

For all you Tech savvy folks, get the scoop on how technology wires the learning brain and how HTML 5 aids cross platform development. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Even though technological innovation occurs at rapid speed and new learning theories emerge from cognitive research, large and entrenched training organizations move like slow dinosaurs. 3 Wonderful Resources For eLearning.

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The 17 Best eLearning Books for Instructional Designers

learnWorlds

Best eLearning eBooks for Instructional Designers. Elearning / Instructional Design. 10 The eLearning Designer’s Handbook – by Tim Slade. 1 Online Professional Development Through Virtual Learning Communities. Elearning / Instructional Design.

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. As an example, I can see that eLearning 2.0 relates closely to the concepts Learning 2.0 , eLearning Tools , Corporate eLearning , Personal Learning , and Enterprise 2.0 ; the Tools Odeo , CollectiveX , Bea Pages , Apache Roller , and Dogear ; and the Companies NexLearn , Awareness Networks , Element K , and Mzinga. Blog Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.com

The 17 Best eLearning Ebooks for Instructional Designers

learnWorlds

Best eLearning eBooks for Instructional Designers. Elearning / Instructional Design. 10 The eLearning Designer’s Handbook – by Tim Slade. 1 Online Professional Development Through Virtual Learning Communities. Elearning / Instructional Design.

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Developing Compliance Online Training

EI Design

This article features 6 mistakes you should never make when developing compliance online training courses. Organizations can run into some trouble when developing online training courses, no matter what the subject matter might be. What works in person may not necessarily translate in eLearning environments. Below are 6 mistakes organizations usually make when developing compliance online training courses. Overlooking Social Training Opportunities.

“Brain Freeze: Does your eLearning System Cause Learning Paralysis?”

Vignettes Learning

Considering the limitations of the brain’s working memory to handle a certain quantity of information, elearning developers should seriously reflect on their implementation strategies. Although there are many benefits to Twitter, Facebook and many other social media tools, Dimoka says there are unintended consequences. Social learning systems, on the other hand, are highly interactive and participative systems. eLearning elearning2.0

The Twitter Top 100: Education Technology Must-Follows

OpenSesame

To make the most of Twitter for professional development and learning, you need to build a network of people with shared interests, unique experience and insights to network with and learn from. She’s an elearning creator and author of many books. eLearning Guild ?

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. Here are our amazing eLearning experts: Tom Kuhlmann | Karl Kapp | Ray Jimenez | Patti Shank | Bryan Jones. To make eLearning more engaging, think of how a TV mystery show is created.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. The following are the top items based on social signals. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. social web) and web 3.0

GE TV: Elliott Masie on the Future of Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Elliott is one of the rock stars of the learning and development world, having been one of the industry’s most prominent thinkers for decades. Why Elliott dislikes the term ‘social learning’ How machine learning will transform personalised training. Elliott, as you know, is one of the rock stars of the Learning and Development world, having been one of the industry’s most prominent thinkers for decades. We’ve become very obsessed over the years with ‘eLearning’.

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Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

The second was DevLearn, run by the eLearning Guild. Beware, 1st one is great, but suffers from cognitive overload. • Leo presented generally on his thoughts about mass media and how ‘socialmedia is a great benefit to us all. He says mass media is a 20th century invention that is breaking down. • and that’s great because now we are replacing it with ‘new media’ with new technologies and attitudes. Posted in eLearning.