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8 Advantages of Hiring an eLearning Consultant

KnowledgeAnywhere

If you’re in the process of trying to convert legacy corporate training materials into online courseware (or if you’ve already lived through it), you know that it can be an involved process. Often, there is pressure from upper-level management to get an online training program in play, quickly. Hiring a skilled eLearning consultant is an alternative approach that can save your business time and money in the long run. With an eLearning specialist you can: 1.

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists. Let’s explore and then I’ll introduce you to some illustrative examples of how this “specialist” movement is expanding traditional LMS boundaries. LMS Specialists: Why Now? As an LMS selection consultant , I’ve had a front-row seat in the rapid shift toward specialization. LMS Specialists: What’s So Special? LMS Specialists: Noteworthy Examples.

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9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Dr. Partridge is an eLearning Evangelist for Adobe Systems.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

My seminar was called ‘How to Double your eLearning Return on Investment’ - and following a lively seminar with lots of questions, I wanted to share some highlights. The last time I presented at Learning Technologies was three years ago - whilst still being responsible for delivering an eLearning program within a huge, global organisation. Running my own eLearning consultancy has certainly been an eye-opener and provided me with a steep learning curve.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. A well-designed Corporate University (I will discuss the design aspect in a sequel to this post) is aptly positioned to tackle both business issues and talent issues. Changing Corporate Culture. By taking a blended approach with MOOCs as one of the methods, CUs can become more effective in disseminating the necessary programs. The world has gotten complicated.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. A well-designed Corporate University (I will discuss the design aspect in a sequel to this post) is aptly positioned to tackle both business issues and talent issues. Changing Corporate Culture. By taking a blended approach with MOOCs as one of the methods, CUs can become more effective in disseminating the necessary programs. The world has gotten complicated.

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Recently, the concept of corporate learning ecosystems has grown increasingly popular — and with good reason. Imagine that your organization is informed in real-time about individual and program progress, as well as relevant business impact. Originally, many LMS specialists tried to compete head-to-head with the established giants of the talent management LMS world like Cornerstone , Saba , SumTotal , SAP/SuccessFactors , Oracle. Corporate Leadership.

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.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Founding Director – The More Than Blended Learning Company): Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He was recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to the Training Industry at the World of Learning Conference in 2004 and for four years was Chairman of the eLearning Network. Clive: There are so many things, but right now I feel that if we were to raise the professional status of learning specialists then that would be a major step forward.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 1: SOME POINTS TO CONSIDER

Learnnovators

Workplace learning designers, consultants, organizational leaders and change agents, and employees will have to work in collaboration to bring about this shift. I have been writing about MOOCs in the space of corporate learning for some time now. Here are the links to some of the older posts: From Micro-Learning to Corporate MOOCs. In this post, I want to focus on the questions that the corporate world is likely to ask when thinking of going the MOOC way.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

This is a continuation of my MOOC series and also a post that draws a lot from the #MSLOC430 Community and MOOC (“C” type) that I am participating in — the open section of the graduate course in the Master’s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. I have written about what constitutes a corporate MOOC and some of the design principles of a MOOC in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, respectively.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Today we see companies of all sizes delivering customized educational programs to employees as well as external audiences – all from the same scalable learning platform. I’ve seen complex global corporations assume that a simple, low-cost SasS solution will suffice. It’s a good time to be an LMS selection consultant.

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CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You, as a specialist in instructional design, are on an inspiring journey of saving the world from boring ‘instruction’. How has been your action mapping journey to save the world from boring corporate training so far? Learnnovators: You are a trustee of the Serious eLearning Manifesto (launched recently by Michael Allen, Clark Quinn, Julie Dirksen, and Will Thalheimer). I agree that the recommendations don’t apply just to elearning.

MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. Being able to edit a program while it continues to execute is one of them. Learnnovators: You say, “We have been deeply concerned about the state of elearning.

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

Social learning is much more a cultural outcome than a process or a program to be followed. Organizations are fairly adept at implementing training programs, providing LMS access and checking for completion. Social” became a bad word within the walls of the serious, process-oriented, sanitized interiors of the corporate world. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

Workplace learning designers, consultants, organizational leaders and change agents, and employees will have to work in collaboration to bring about this shift. I have been writing about MOOCs in the space of corporate learning for some time now. Here are the links to some of the older posts: From Micro-Learning to Corporate MOOCs. In this post, I want to focus on the questions that the corporate world is likely to ask when thinking of going the MOOC way.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

These are mostly “specialist” platforms. EdCast Acquires Leapest, Online Marketplace for Corporate Training. 3) Specialists and Cloud LMS Vendors Win the Extended Enterprise Race. Try to name a corporation without customers. New year. New decade.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. In this post, I have explored some of the ways that corporate MOOCs can enable and foster ongoing learning and the building of personal learning networks (PLNs) in organizations. I have written about what defines a corporate MOOC in Part 1 of this post. PROGRAM OUTLINE AND OBJECTIVES.

Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

Join David Wentworth, Principal Analyst at Brandon Hall Group, and Laura Wilson, Onboarding Specialist at LearnUpon, as they discuss how it takes more than a technology solution to achieve business goals; it takes a technology partner.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

This is a continuation of my MOOC series and also a post that draws a lot from the #MSLOC430 Community and MOOC (“C” type) that I am participating in — the open section of the graduate course in the Master’s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. I have written about what constitutes a corporate MOOC and some of the design principles of a MOOC in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, respectively.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, June 26, 2009 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? So what are some of the hurdles to overcome in the corporate market? Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. It’s not for corporate use. But Moodle is increasingly being used in the corporate market. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

If you’re familiar with Talented Learning, you know we’re fiercely independent consultants focused on one goal – to help you choose the best extended enterprise LMS for your needs. Think of learning programs that reach beyond employees. For instance, in the corporate world , that could include customers, prospects, channel partners, franchisees, contractors, suppliers and perhaps employees, too. Darren LaRue, Product Training Specialist, JLG Industries.

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Tracy Hamilton writes Discovery through eLearning. Karyn’s Erratic Learning Journey has chronicled Karyn Romeis’ transition from corporate L&D employee to independent consultant. The Usable Learning Blog is written by instructional design consultant Julie Dirksen.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. In this post, I have explored some of the ways that corporate MOOCs can enable and foster ongoing learning and the building of personal learning networks (PLNs) in organizations. I have written about what defines a corporate MOOC in Part 1 of this post. PROGRAM OUTLINE AND OBJECTIVES.

How to Find the Right Learning Management System

ICDTranslation

If you have decided to invest in a learning management system (LMS) to better deliver and track corporate training, you need to be aware that not all LMSs are created equally. To do that, you need the help of everyone involved in the process, which includes managers, IT specialists, learning and development staff, as well as the end-users of the learning courses. It is necessary to think of the future content of your corporate training as well and not only of your current needs.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

17 Specialists Steal Even More Spotlight. Other specialists leverage their expertise in a particular sector by combining their industry know-how with technology to deliver compelling learning applications. And nearly every learning systems specialist we know is expanding its business by narrowing its focus. #16 As more organizations enjoy measurable business impact from these programs, demand should accelerate. #14

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

EasyGenerator CEO Kasper Spiro says he sees content creation shifting from elearning specialists to subject matter experts. Increasingly popular among both elearning buyers and sellers, content marketplace companies offer multiple variations on a theme: Standalone marketplaces: These work with any LMS to connect learners with relevant courses from their library of aggregated content. Ideas for integrating new content into existing programs.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You, as a specialist in instructional design, are on an inspiring journey of saving the world from boring ‘instruction’. How has been your action mapping journey to save the world from boring corporate training so far? Learnnovators: You are a trustee of the Serious eLearning Manifesto (launched recently by Michael Allen, Clark Quinn, Julie Dirksen, and Will Thalheimer). I agree that the recommendations don’t apply just to elearning.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

Social learning is much more a cultural outcome than a process or a program to be followed. Organizations are fairly adept at implementing training programs, providing LMS access and checking for completion. Social” became a bad word within the walls of the serious, process-oriented, sanitized interiors of the corporate world. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Not All Interactivity is the Same – Decoding Interactivity Levels

Enyota Learning

In eLearning, interactivity drives engagement. Interactivity in eLearning can extend from simple click-to-reveal kind of actions, to creating situations and scenario reproductions, and creating decision tests. Organizations must apply interactivity levels in their eLearning programs according to the nature of the content, the technological infrastructure and environment, the desired outcomes, the target audience, and the budget.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. When it comes to promoting brands in the corporate online learning technologies industry, the key thing to remember is that you’re promoting a business-to-business brand. Moreover, their access to today’s technology means that they think they don’t need an external PR consultant to help them.

Learning Pool recruits Kevin Adams as VP, North American Sales to drive US ambitions

Learning Pool

Learning Pool, the Derry-based elearning solutions provider, is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Kevin Adams as VP, North American Sales to help drive the company’s ambitions in the US and Canada. .

Infographic on Learning Experience Design Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

Design plays a major role in the success of an eLearning program. Modern eLearning is all about creating engaging and powerful learning experiences that drive the user to complete the training program with ease. Today, we bring to you an infographic designed by us and based on the engaging content created by eLearning Guru – Connie Malamed. About Connie: Connie is a renowned eLearning specialist, author, and speaker at eLearning events.

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Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Below are tips and action items from three different viewpoints: 1) Tips for Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. 1) Tips For Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. Are you a training specialist working for a corporation, association or continuing education provider? This includes programs that serve external audiences. What kind of results have these programs achieved? Throw out your learning technology playbook.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Later, I moved into high-end LMS sales for 13 years — specializing in solutions for corporate extended enterprise and associations. Early on, I discovered that organizations invest much more heavily in learning programs for customers, partners and community members. Those programs are more fun and interesting to develop and manage than employee learning, because they’re tied to “making money” rather than “saving money.”.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. 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. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs.

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Compliance Training. The Essentials In Fostering Employee Participation

Interactive Services

The European Commission published a directive covering the exchange of information to reduce tax evasion, improve financial transparency and monitor cross-border sales and your Compliance Programs should address these topics if applicable to your organization. Here at Interactive Services, our courses are easy to customise, so they suit your organisational look and match your corporate values.