The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program. An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. Like any corporate initiative, the training program should have a stated mission and a set of business objectives that are well defined. The plan will also need to include a business analysis that identifies the costs and benefits of the training program.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

They’re very heavily subsidized by our funders, but we have to cover the cost of instructors. We have two dedicated people to manage IMS and help our program staff use it effectively. Ideas for integrating new content into existing programs.

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Why an LMS Needs Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Functionality


Each year, companies spend enormous amounts of money on training/learning and development programs. As a result, the costly training information doesn’t end up being mentally retained and later used. As stated on Training Industry’s website , ‘(With LTI), training organizations can incorporate tools developed outside their own communities, leveraging higher functionality without the related labor and cost.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

” Following David’s lead, we define artificial intelligence and machine learning as computer-generated algorithms, or “procedural generation”: the idea that the computer derives its own rules rather than relying on a human to program its rules. IMS Caliper: Caliper is the latest standard from IMS. The key to getting out of the Trough of Disillusionment is higher-quality, lower-cost content enabled by new tools, such as BranchTrack.

Mobile Devices in Learning: Utilizing the Ubiquitous Platform for Corporate Learning


Here are some mobile learning strategies that can kick-start your learning initiative as well as strengthen existing learning programs in the corporate scene. If not tests, IM from mobile devices can be definitely utilized for gathering opinions on topics pertaining to the lessons learnt. All expectations should be clearly stated – especially financial ones – if the organization needs to pitch in for hardware or software costs.

Excellence in Content

CLO Magazine

To do this, it needs to be diligent when dealing with Export/Import, or EX/IM, regulations, especially with the U.S. Noncompliance can negatively impact the success of the business by driving up costs, slowing its responsiveness and, in the worst case, preventing international business.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

” Following David’s lead, we define artificial intelligence and machine learning as computer-generated algorithms, or “procedural generation”: the idea that the computer derives its own rules rather than relying on a human to program its rules. IMS Caliper: Caliper is the latest standard from IMS. The key to getting out of the Trough of Disillusionment is higher-quality, lower-cost content enabled by new tools, such as BranchTrack.

The Renewed Importance of EHR Training – Meaningful Use Incentives.

Dashe & Thomson

And yet, by the estimate of the Department of Health and Human Services itself, somewhere between 30% and 50% of all clinical practices that attempt to implement an EHR have given up before the process was completed – often at the cost of thousands of dollars and countless hours wasted.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

I come from an old-school approach: I sort of understand the technology, but I leave the graphics and programming expertise to others. The programming skills should be left to the programmers. But Im not sure I can get people to hold their answers back.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

Monday, March 23, 2009 Market Differences in eLearning Im a fan of the number 42. I know of companies who only hire instructional designers and buy Rapid elearning tools and expect the ID to do it all themselves to reduce the cost and over head of hiring graphic designers as well.

Elearning applications


This is why I created the following list with the Top 10 open source e-Learning projects for 2011 that will help you implement a low cost e-Learning solution.

Digital Efficiency & Your Workforce


It makes use of existing technologies in order to cut costs, gather data and provide a better customer experience. New software programs must be user-friendly and be able to adjust quickly to new changes. Communication through an understanding of email, SMS, social media, IM and voicemail. The word “digital” has been thrown around as the emerging core of how businesses will operate in the future. But what does it mean?

Benefits of Custom E-Learning Modules


When you own the source files, you can amend them in accordance with your needs without that costing too much. . Cost reduction . Chatbots and How They Can Help Your E-Learning Program. Adding a chatbot to your e-learning modules is an innovation that anyone can make use of, even though if they have no programming experience. A chatbot is also referred to as a talkbot, chatterbot, Bot, IM bot, interactive agent, or Artificial Conversational Entity.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Guesstimating Seat Time

Learning Visions

I have a lot of issues with the whole "seat time" model (and Im thinking about sit and click style eLearning here of the self-paced variety): My seat time may be different than yours Is there supplemental material, like reading, that is optional -- or that might vary per user?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

Templates are about keeping costs down, not standards up. In Rapid Project Management Techniques for e-Learning presented by Coates & Hill of Deloitte, they outlined their approach to creating a big enterprise-wide training program in an extremely aggressive timeframe.

Train your team online: Boost workplace productivity with group learning strategies


While group learning is an excellent way to increase employee collaboration skills, it’s also rather difficult and costly to arrange in a traditional classroom-based training setting. Add the cost of instructors needing to meet with and supervise each group, or perhaps travel expenses, in case your training takes places in a facility outside your company’s premises, and the whole thing can be a logistical nightmare.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning


Praat Praat is a free scientific software program for the analysis of speech in phonetics. The program also supports speech synthesis, including articulatory synthesis. FreeTTS FreeTTS is a speech synthesis system written entirely in the JavaTM programming language.

e-Learning Glossaries


E-Learning Glossary - Imperial College London Barrier-Free eLearning When participating with WSU, College of Engineerings Barrier-Free eLearning program, you may be introduced to new terms and concepts. News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/05/2010 e-Learning Glossaries Think about e-Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

As Im ramping up in my new job, Im talking with my new Kineo colleagues about everything under the sun. Is there some historical background here that Im missing, like computers in the UK didnt have speakers until 2002 so they never bothered?

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LMS Selection Checklist: How To Choose The Best One?


When you choose to go for the Open-source model, the cost of ownership will escalate, add to the burdens of your IT team and it isn’t easy to manage. If you’re troubleshooting often or carrying out system adjustments on regular basis, the money saved is spent on maintenance which makes open-source LMS a costly option. Why is it that people install WhatsApp as the first IM app on their smartphone when the market is flooded with innumerable options?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Learning Visions

Im a linear reader in recovery and have been actively learning how to skim books and not feel guilty about it. Although Im not in active instructional design mode for any projects right now, I did jot a bunch of ideas. Im a Gen Xer and a Gamer 1.0er.

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Angela Brown’s Recurring Revenue Niche Membership Site Journey and Success Story


Angela emphasizes creating a culture that makes people want to come back and continue to engage with your program. I had no idea that we’re going to be sending me IMs, and phone calls, and texts, and all these different avenues that social media has provided for us.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Small companies rarely have money or time for formal training programs. Its been years since Ive taken a formal training program for work. (I Im getting a Masters Degree in Instructional Design. Free of cost. But Ill have the knowledge and the confidence that I know what the hell Im talking about for once. On the other hand I guess you could be speaking metaphorically - Im learning more, and faster, interacting with the blogs than I got in my actual degree!

eFront Wins Learning Technology Award


Based on a coherent approach to human capital management which keeps the workforce actively engaged, the eFront Enterprise platform offers the means of aligning learning programs with business goals to cultivate employee skills and knowledge associated with business performance.

6 Effective Ways To Increase Employee Productivity


For any person-to-person communication that needs to be more “real time”, invest in an business-focused instant messaging (IM) service like Slack. Compared to the average employee salary, the cost of offering free coffee or stuffing a fridge full of sodas and snacks is negligible — but it will make your team feel appreciated. Just like training will boost your team’s productivity, eLearning will boost your training program’s effectiveness.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

And by asking this, Im not suggesting that design isnt important, for it is - its seen by some as part of the pedagogy. It cost me $300. We put together training programs that meet all the needs of an organization, community, individual or group.

Interview on


We make use of several aspects of eXtreme programming regarding development and testing procedures. We used all the inside information, feedback and features request, programming and eLearning expertise we gathered through time to produce this version.

Free e-Learning books


Allen bridges the gap from theory to practice on both training and educational programs.

eFront Contests


Module creation contest Modules are additional programming components that are designed to enhance eFront under various dimensions.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


Those future trends include Spontaneous Learning Systems (SLS), Intelligent Mentoring Systems (IMS), and highly personalized learning services. Many businesses are seeing the benefits of training the extended enterprise and looking for opportunities to shift their training departments from a cost center to generating revenue. He was well known as the Program Director of the eLearning Guild before taking senior leadership roles in the corporate sector.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kickoff

Learning Visions

Im cammybean on -- try adding me to your network and make a for: cammybean list. Don’t waste time at your meeting getting them to inform you of stuff they can send you in advance or afterwards, e.g. structures, existing training, costs, etc.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Gin System

Learning Visions

Then again, perhaps Im missing something. We dont want to create a system that requires you to do a cost-benefit analysis on whether each member, intern or employee should be added. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, July 02, 2007 The Gin System As Ive been trying to sort out the role of FaceBook lately, I cant help but wonder "wheres the content?" It seems to me that FaceBook is a great networking tool.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Im glad to be able to provide an accurate typing service for the general good of the e-learning community! Im interested in hearing more stories of how companies are implementing mobile learning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ohhh.the new iPhone is a wee sexy lass isnt she?

Mark Oehlert

Im not even about to begin linking to all the stories on the new iPhone ( this is a fairly thick link farm for you). Army was one of the organizations involved in the beta program 35% of Fortune 500 companies were involved in the beta (notes from Engadget coverage of keynote "35% of the Fortune 500 has participated in that beta program. I just not know enough about programming to understand why this is so tough?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Im not sure if the SME was reading a script, reading the notes, or just speaking from the heart. From experience a lot of external companies would avoid endorsing this approach as they can't layer a nice profit on, but it's so costly to pro-voice and edit. I can't agree more about strategic and even (sometimes) liberal use of SME's in various programs. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007

Mark Oehlert

Think about the richness of your program is all your presenters told you to pound sand and that they would not be presenting nor attending. But thats OK because Im sure you all (all conferences that do this) share some of these revenues with the authors right? The game costs a ridiculous $20 (kidding - it is worth significantly more than that) but there is also a free demo available.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


API (Application Programming Interface). API provides an interface that allows developers to interact with programs and applications, including learning management systems. Often paired with an LMS, this software is used to develop content for online learning and training programs.