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How the Q&A Model Increases E-Learning Engagement


Whether you create an e-learning module for a company training or as a part of a school curriculum, one of the best approaches is to customize it and if necessary, to translate and localize it. Such popular forums now are Quora, WikiAnswers, Yahoo!

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Five Myths of Social Learning


Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy. It’s a tricky balance working with customers. On the other hand, a demanding customer can negatively impact the elearning course by making demands that don’t fit sound instructional design. So we created a number of design treatments that attempted to make the world of accounting seem exciting to young people. We built the project exactly like the customer wanted. Yahoo!

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

As the software industry continues to move away from purchased client/server applications and toward cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) solutions, LMS administrators must rethink the means that they employ to keep their system free from attack, and most importantly, keep their data secure.

Cloud: the good, the bad and the better


It seems obvious, but it’s incredible how many software packages and services are offered with an unwieldy “one size fits all” mentality. And since thousands of other people are using the same service as you do, any glitches or problems tend to get solved quickly.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

As the software industry continues to move away from purchased client/server applications and toward cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) solutions, LMS administrators must rethink the means that they employ to keep their system free from attack, and most importantly, keep their data secure.

Why Every Small Business Should Have a Blog


It’s no wonder an increasing amount of businesses large and small have invested time and money into creating blogs. Whether you’re wondering how to be a leader instead of a boss, or how to deal with angry customers, where do you go? Customer-service oriented and quirky?

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10 Graphic Design tips for e-learning educators


You’ll have to customize it for your particular content’s needs. You’ll also have to settle on colors, fonts and other choices the template might offer as customization options. Try to create a design that appeals to modern users.

The Business Web

Tony Karrer

Ozzie had made his views widely known in his October 28, 2005 memo called, "Services Disruption,” where he stated the future would be dominated not by software like that made by Microsoft, but by services offered by companies like Google and who were changing the software game forever by delivering a new paradigm. Gmail for Domains ([link] ) and Yahoo Business Email ( [link] ) are serious competitors to the traditional email server franchise.

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Can Help Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) refers to designing your website so that it appears in the non-paid, “organic” section of search results when people search key phrases on sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Overall, just design your website and add content with the ideal customer in mind.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

More content can be created by more contributors. Social media communities can now create communities for external learners – customers, resellers, technicians. Customers are now so knowledgeable about cars using the Internet. Cisco Learning Network Cisco wanted to support certifications around the world for technicians who service their networks. Create a safe place for people to ask their questions Sales people could share their own content.

The New Capitalist Manifesto

Jay Cross

Incumbents are strugglers like GM, Sony, Yahoo!,

Test Your Knowledge: What Is SEO And Why Is It Important?

All Roads

But beyond that, great ranking establishes you – in the minds of potential customers and partners – as an expert, as a leader in your field, as an authority. You can do everything in your power to get the word out – you can network, you can get referrals, you can urge prospects to visit your site – but ultimately, when people look for the solutions you provide, they’re often going to be looking by way of Google or Bing or Yahoo.

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

First it is good to know that many many online platforms offer similar functionality: a discussion forum, the possibility of personal pages, one page with the members, a document sharing tools, the ability to create subgroups and management tools for administrators. To create a Web2.0

SEO For Course Creators and Membership Site Owners with Lindsay Halsey of Pathfinder SEO


It is a subscription-based service where an SEO coach helps you map your strategy out and connect with the tools you need to make it happen. Lindsay shares what she has found to be the two common solutions to getting found on search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing.

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Here Come the MOOCs

CLO Magazine

The alliance aims to allow students to earn a free certificate based on a set of online courses created with input from the different companies. Yahoo Inc. To him, MOOC is just a fancy term for creating a pedagogical, holistic learning experience, through the blended use of formal instruction, video and online chats. Since the model Udemy consumer is a working professional, Yang said it seemed natural for the company to create a platform for skill building within companies.

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Does Your Company Enable Innovation?

CLO Magazine

By creating organizational processes that mirror individual discovery behaviors, leaders can develop the skills employees need to think and act differently. New product ideas surface mostly from the hands-on experience of 7,000 salespeople who head to the production floors of some 50,000 customers to observe and gain insight into their problems. Each year, thousands of observations like these lead to hundreds of new factory automation devices for customers.

The New-School Virtual Leader

CLO Magazine

Consider the backlash Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer had to deal with last year when she changed remote working policies at the company. Regular interaction also helps to create a cohesive company culture, a strong business identity that employees will buy into, share and feel a sense of loyalty toward, no matter where they are. Technology has helped create a more mobile and flexible workforce, and it is helping business leaders tackle the fundamentals of leadership today.

Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

A LMS whose UI is poor, ease of use not there and questionable feature sets and service. suggested connection) or Go to – which shows a series of icons that are created and viewed under their profile . Would you want to provide any of that to customers?

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The Age of “Lean Manufacturing” in Learning Content Management Systems


Since these jobs are counted in the services sector and not manufacturing, people often overlook the fact that we are actually hiring many more workers in “digital” manufacturing than ever before in traditional industries, but the truth is that the skill requirements are much higher.


Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?


martin king July 24th, 2010 at 03:12 | #5 Reply | Quote Identity is an important factor and I would argue that in moving to social we also move to self resourcing – using learners own social networks or helping them create and use their own social network for learning.

Publishing Your Way to Content Success


Content changes, customization and reusing content. Most instructional designers can describe in detail how they initially create content, how the tools they use are easy and how they have their own standards for new content development. How about an on-line course where the same content is shared by multiple locations, such as service centers or manufacturing plants? Create a course for each location? Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously


In mid-May, along with Xyleme CEO, Mark Hellinger, I attended EMC World where one of our enterprise customers, Informa , had the opportunity to showcase their integrated Xyleme LCMS / EMC Documentum solution to the ECM community. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

It is too bad, because what they can do far exceeds what is available today, and enables YOU the end user to have the power and control to unlock possibilities for your learners – regardless if they are your employees, customers, wholesalers, etc. For people who want to manipulate or change the code or want to create their own APIs. Hunch – questions and answers service that offers solutions to user-entered problems.

Looking Back at 2007

Tony Karrer

I've been doing a lot of work on custom content delivery and even more on the implications of Web 2.0 Why am I not finding more opportunities to create front-end tools? More complex solutions look like marriage matching (eHarmony), action planning solutions (large retailer), marketing support tools (large financial services). 2007 will have even more creativity around types of solutions and how those solutions get created.

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$1 million e-learning no more…


We were creating CD-ROM based training for service technicians. Now-a-days it’s about getting something up quickly that is the right content, in the right size to the right device so employees and customers can do what they need to do. Once you’ve found places that need something different for online delivery, you can start to create alternative content with interactions and richer media. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. I also left out many external audiences, e.g., customers, grantees, partners, members, etc.

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My Moodle Test


One reason is clearly a lack of robust adherence to standards that negatively impacts functionality and limits a developer’s ability to create sophisticated solutions. If SCORM 2004 support (or more complete support of SCORM import in general) in Moodle is important to you, we offer a service that integrates with Moodle to make it have fantastic support. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Create a Pre-Assessment. You can use a simple linear approach, or create a dynamic scenario-based process. The first idea is to create the assessment up front and then direct the user based on the assessment result. Even if you can create courses with pre-tests, I’ve found that some organizations still won’t do it. I am sure that you have a future post for us on creating effective assessments. I used Quizmaker to create an assessment process.

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The ideal situation is to create an environment to assess the person’s skills and then direct them based on their results. Here’s what his team did to create a more efficient elearning certification process. There’s no better way to show your value than to demonstrate that you’ve created a more efficient way to certify your employees. Vocescuola - 7 Proven Techniques For Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy. Yahoo!