Rob Hubbard

5 Ways to Use Goal-Based Learning

Rob Hubbard

Used in conjunction with another method of training e.g. a face-to-face workshop or elearning courseware, it makes sure that what is learnt isn’t quickly forgotten, but instead is translated into learners working lives and practiced until perfect (or as near as dammit). by Tess Robinson.

Stop Wasting Time: Designing Effective and Efficient Learning Systems

Rob Hubbard

10,000 employees going through three hours of bloated elearning courseware is a huge time cost to your organisation. What’s the biggest cost in any elearning or training programme? The production of video, graphics and audio? The instructional design time? The subject matter expert’s time?

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You’re a What?

Rob Hubbard

Such a job title encompasses video, computer games, mobile apps, alternative reality games, workshops, coaching and yes, elearning courseware – really any form that a learning experience could take. David Byrne is a bit of a hero of mine.

Coactivism – A Learning Model

Rob Hubbard

It’s often a solitary undertaking; just you, your computer and the courseware – you don’t have a tutor you can easily ask questions of and you generally get no opportunity to interact with your peers.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. OTS courseware relieves overburdened trainers and human resource managers of. But OTS courseware is intentionally generic so that it will be applicable for a wide audience.

Interactive Soft Skills Training with New Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Introducing eLearning Brothers’ new Customizable Courseware offering. Our Customizable Courseware consists of 15 of the most popular training topics in business built from the ground up by some of the industry’s top Instructional Designers, Graphic Designers, Writers and Developers.

Customizable Courseware for Creating Compassionate Customer Service Courses

eLearning Brothers

Like the other Customizable Courseware we’ve previewed, the Customer Service course is put together in the sleek New Stone style, showcasing flat panels and sharp pointed edges. For more great full-course templates, look in the Customizable Courseware library.

Foster Effective Communication Skills through Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Foster Effective Communication Skills through Customizable Courseware. We’ve recently debuted a series of customizable Soft Skills courses in our Customizable Courseware library. Effective communication skills are paramount in any kind of business.

How to Teach Conflict Resolution Skills with Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Have a look in our Customizable Courseware Library now! The post How to Teach Conflict Resolution Skills with Customizable Courseware appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Conflict is a natural part of life.

eLearning Brothers Launches a First in the Training Market – Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Salt Lake City Utah – eLearning Brothers announced today a first in the training industry – Customizable Courseware. You can buy ‘canned courseware’ but then you are constrained to what someone else thought was best for your company.

A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about?

Courseware LMSs – Good or bad for the industry?

eLearning 24-7

The Courseware LMS Approach – Early days and today. When courseware LMSs first started showing up back in the day, it was just about the courses. . First off, there are vendors out there who pitch they are an LMS when in reality they are a courseware provider that has some type of learning platform. Secondly, there are courseware providers who are all about the courses. In other words, a courseware LMS with micro courses as the primary.

Webinar: Infuse Awesomeness Into Your Soft Skills Training With Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Earlier this week we announced our newest product: Customizable Courseware. You can watch the entire webinar on our new soft skills training courses here: See Customizable Courseware.

Why Custom Courseware is the Future of Enterprise Learning

Training Industry

With this knowledge, we have just uncovered an ideal subject for your first piece of custom courseware. You can use a custom courseware initiative to define what makes your company unique and why somebody would want to do business with you. So far, we have used the term “custom courseware.” However, the foundation of the content can be almost identical to custom courseware, with the addition of a marketing spin that helps to create brand awareness and increase market share.

Considerations in Developing Accessible Courseware

ICS Learning

The post Considerations in Developing Accessible Courseware appeared first on ICS Learning Group Currently, the official standards for Accessibility compliance in the US are found at ADA.gov , covering the entire Americans with Disabilities Act. The site itself is a trove of information for those who really want to explore and understand the large range of requirements, from IT to public accommodations.

How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)

eLearningMind

But with so many learners using their tablets as educational machines, it could mean that much of your current courseware is effectively DOA if your developer utilized Flash during authoring. Common Sense Options for Outdated Courseware.

Courseware vs LearningWear – or how wearables fit into the learning ecosystem

Jane Hart

I had a lot of interest in my blog post on wearable learning last week, as well as a number of questions on how I saw wearables fitting into the learning ecosystem. So I decided to draw a picture – which I’ve posted below. The point I want to emphasize (which I probably didn’t do […].

Choosing the Right Outsourcing Partner for Your Rapid Courseware Development

CommLab India

Planning to convert your legacy courses into just-in-time learning nuggets for the millennials? To make the conversion, you can choose from any one of the latest authoring tools like Articulate Storyline, Storyline 360, Lectora 17, Lectora Online, iSpring, or Claro.

Best Practices for Effective Soft Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

Take some time to learn more about our Customizable Courseware Professional Soft Skills Library. Customizable Courseware eLearning Featured Instructional Design Resources Products/Services ResourcesBoring soft skills training doesn’t just put employees to sleep.

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

Learnnovators

MOOCs – you can love them or hate them but you can definitely not ignore them. Despite countless stats on MOOC dropout rates, MOOCs are appearing everywhere. And IMHO, we will continue to see this phenomenon rise.

Time is Money: Use a Soft Skills Course to Teach Time Management

eLearning Brothers

Today, we take a look at our new Time Management course template, part of our Customizable Courseware library. For more Soft Skills courses , head over to our Customizable Courseware Library now and improve your company’s efficiency with a few clicks.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

“Disruptors are innovators, but not all innovators are disruptors — in the same way that a square is a rectangle but not all rectangles are squares. ” ~ Forbes Magazine. INTRODUCTION.

3 Essential Tools to Add Pizzazz to Your eLearning Courseware

SHIFT eLearning

T ry them to see if they can add pizzazz to your courseware. While eLearning has many advantages, learners sometimes can feel like they are drifting on a life raft in the middle of an ocean. Truth is many online training sessions still utilize traditional content-centered approach.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

Learnnovators

While the title of the post specifies MOOCs, the skills and mindsets I have explored in the post are, IMHO, required by all to survive and thrive in the digital and connected world. And participating in MOOCs could well be one of the ways to inculcate and hone the skills.

The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The future of e-Learning is wide open! Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. It happens everywhere through a number of different channels.” – Eric Schuermann (From our interview with him).

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12 Tips to Keep E-learning Translation Costs Under Control

CommLab India

Training Translations eLearning courseware translationE-learning translation ensures effective knowledge transfer to employees of all nationalities and regions. Translating online training into native languages boosts the impact of learning.

Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids

Tony Karrer

The shift I'm seeing is away from the design of pure "courseware" solutions and much more to "reference hybrid" solutions. In my mind, "courseware" is interactive (to some level) instruction run asynchronously. If you look at various eLearning Glossaries: Wikipedia eLearning Glossary , WorldWideLearn eLearning Glossary , Cybermedia Creations eLearning Glossary , you'll find that there are hopeless definitions of "courseware" and no definition of "reference."

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

Learnnovators

The world has gotten complicated. Organizations are struggling to keep up with the shifts: in technology that are vastly impacting how people work, in the demography of their workforce which has become culturally diverse, multi-generational, and globally dispersed, in the nature of work that has moved from complicated to complex and emergent, and with the general fragmentation and breakdown of all aspects of the known ways of doing things.

Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning

Learnnovators

QUOTE. “ I heard a great story recently… of a little girl who was in a drawing lesson. She was six and she was at the back, drawing, and the teacher said this little girl hardly ever paid attention, and in this drawing lesson she did.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

The Genericization Of Content

Upside Learning

This proliferation of devices is having a strange ‘dumbing-down’ effect on a lot of the eLearning courseware being created right now. Whatever happened to those interactive engaging pieces of courseware that made one go ‘cool, I like this’; not much of that to be seen.

Is Gagne Relevant for eLearning Courseware Design?

Tony Karrer

I completely understand his point about the misapplication of this model and the fact that applying it without some creativity leads to boring courseware. There's an interesting discussion sparked by Donald Clark's - Gagne's Nine Dull Commandments.

The Transformative Journey of Corporate MOOCs

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ MOOCs and other online instruction is still the old “broadcast model” where everyone gets the same content whether they need it or not.

Effective Translation of E-learning Courses – 4 Tips [Infographic]

CommLab India

Learning Technology Courseware TranslationsE-learning courses can easily and instantly reach a global audience, assuring that everyone gets consistent, uniform training. Now, the only barrier multinational organizations face is language.

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. Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ).

Developing the Business Case for a Major e-Learning Courseware or Infrastructure Project by Saul Carliner

Learning Solutions Magazine

Preparing a complete and persuasive effective business case increases the likelihood that decision makers will accept your proposals for learning projects. Here is a complete guide and template for this critical process.