Hosted Services Exaggerate WordPress “Issues”


When discussing LearnDash with potential customers I always make a point to explain the pros and cons of using WordPress as a learning management system. I recently watched an interview where the founder of a well-respected hosted membership/teaching platform discussed online course creation in today’s world. The online course creation industry is a large one with players of all sizes. For many the decision is between using a hosted platform or one on WordPress.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

Recently, Lars Hyland , Chief Commercial Officer of Totara , asked me to discuss LMS trends as part of their ongoing, incredibly interesting “ Disruption Debate ” series for their blog. The post LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities appeared first on Talented Learning.

Issue 86

Ethical Issues with Learning Analytics

MagicBox Blog

Location & interpretation of data, informed consent, privacy, classification and management of data are some issues that still lack a a solution as of now. Let’s take a look at some of the most pressing ethical issues with learning analytics today: Privacy: Questions like who has access to data, if it is in safe hands, and how students can access their data are pertinent to the privacy concern of learning analytics.

Discussing design

Clive on Learning

You may be interested in a podcast produced a few months ago by IT Training magazine in which Paul Stevens of Assima UK and myself discuss a variety of issues relating to the design of e-learning content. You can download it from the IT Training podcast page - it's episode 9

State of the Front-Line Manager

Issue Page 14 4 The unrealized. the next section discusses, even with. 15 The Root of the Issue. The Root of the Issue So, developing front-line managers appears both. 17 The Root of the Issue Front-line managers aren’t. State of the.

Discussion Groups in eLearning: Why it Matters?


In the world of online learning, discussion groups, discussion boards, discussion forums or threaded discussions are of vital importance. A discussion forum offers a place to instructor-to-learner and student-to-student interaction to take place.

TEB in a fluid box positioning issue

Adobe Captivate

Discussion fluid boxes tebI’m trying to position a TEB Submit button in a flow box, all appears well until I preview and it grows a bevel and see it has moved (slightly) and it looks unprofessional. Any ideas how to address this? I’ve tried other style but get same results. Thanks. Chris.

Issue 40

Solving Your Development Issues in the Adobe Captivate Community

eLearning Brothers

Did you know each major eLearning authoring tool has a thriving community of eLearning developers constantly asking and answering questions about your burning development issues? In this post, you’ll learn how to solve your development issues using the Adobe Captivate Community.

8 Steps for Managers to Confront Performance Issues

CLO Magazine

In the real business workplace, in addition to gossip and even resentment, there’s a bottom-line impact when these important confrontational discussions aren’t handled well — or at all. Some employees will say they understood it and are making plans to address the issue.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

Discuss your distance. LEARN DISCUSS PROGRESS PRACTICE REVIEW STRUCTURE OF A PROFICIENCY JOURNEY 6 312-846-6656 Let’s look at an example. engaging and then diagnosing, Sue determines that her key issue.

The Big Questions: Issues and Trends

Clive on Learning

The latest Big Questio n on the ASTD Learning Circuits blog is designed to set the agenda for discussion over the coming months. The question is: What issues and trends do you think are having a major impact on the industry—and should be on the hot list for the blog to tackle?

“Post once, reply twice”: uninspiring online discussion boards and what to do about them

The eLearning Nomad

Remove the assessment requirement and the discussion boards are (almost) empty. Although the instruction says ‘discuss’, this isn’t a good start for a real discussion. So how then do you get a real and meaningful discussion going? To start, stop using the word “discuss”.

CAC-Panel Discussion-Consulting/Contracting

Kapp Notes

Next, we had a panel discussion called Working Collaboratively and Independently Simultaneously:Independent and Contractor and Small Business Forum. The discussion focused on non-compete agreements, intellectual property and other issues related to creating content and ideas for clients.

What to Do When Discussion Goes Pear-Shaped: Or What I Learned From Reading “Crucial Conversations”

But according to the authors, “Twenty years of research involving more than 100,000 people reveals that the key skill of effective leaders, teammates, parents, and loved ones is the capacity to skillfully address emotionally and politically risky issues.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

Discuss your distance. LEARN DISCUSS PROGRESS PRACTICE REVIEW STRUCTURE OF A PROFICIENCY JOURNEY 6 312-846-6656 Let’s look at an example. engaging and then diagnosing, Sue determines that her key issue.

Types of Blog Discussions

Tony Karrer

I've been involved with several different groups of people who are having different kinds of discussions that happen among bloggers. The most common models of blog discussions seem to have turned into a few patterns: Organic Blog Discussions - someone posts something interesting, lots of bloggers post on the topic, distributed discussion ensues. It's hard to follow the discussion as it spreads through the web of blogs.

Pause/play button and a custom drag and drop (issues)

Adobe Captivate

Custom drag and drop slide: Here I have a few small issues. – When pressing Submit, my submit button disappears (this is not a big issue. Discussion Captivate draganddrop pause play/pause toggle toggle buttons toggle switchHi Everybody, I’m working on a eLearning and ran into a few tiny hiccups that I think can be fixed easily. The problem is that I can’t seem to find a solution. Here are the problems i’m having.

Issues with Captivate SCORM, browser compatibility in Litmos app

Adobe Captivate

I have tried to work with Litmos on the issue, being that it is their app … the they say it is an Adobe Captivate issue. ” Is this truly an Adobe Captivate issue, a Litmos app issue, a Samsung Galaxy issue? Discussion browser galaxy note 5 litmos SCORM smartphoneI am using Adobe Captivate 9 and uploading a SCORM into the Litmos LMS platform.

6 Time Management Issues And Fixes For Trainers


eLearning time management is a critical issue that needs proactive action. In this article, we discuss a few time management techniques that are essential for trainers. Discussion forums, chats, emails cannot be easily limited with time.

Issue 54

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Let’s say Sue determines that her key issue is that she simply doesn’t know what a good set of expectations looks like. She decides that when she sets expectations, she should also discuss with her team members how she will manage progress going forward. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Grabbing information off the web does pose an issue for all of us of whether the content is authoritative and accurate. The post Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech appeared first on Web Courseworks.

This Week on #TalkTech: Going All Digital, Privacy Issues, and Automatic Content Recognition

Bottom-Line Performance

We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss. We discuss three topics a week and the chat lasts around 30 minutes. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank

Tony Karrer

I recently had a great conversation with Becky Barch, a performance consultant at the Bank, about her smart application of discussion forum software from ElementK. Becky turned around and used a discussion forum to make the situation better. She didn’t see it as that much of an issue.

Forum 130

Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective

Tony Karrer

An interesting article - 6 Steps to Effective Discussion Forums on your Intranet , but I don't necessarily agree with all of his ideas. Let me start with the first one, to have an effective discussion, you need critical mass. Second, he suggests attaching discussion to every page (much like how a blog works). Discussion becomes too difuse and you don't reach critical mass. PROVIDE AN AGGREGATED, PRIORITIZED VIEW OF DISCUSSIONS.

Better Discussion / Debate in Learning

Tony Karrer

In particular, he laments that as he was reading a discussion in a different domain and "working on the team picking out sessions for the 2007 ASTD conference " he found himself wanting to have better discussion and debate in our world of learning. Mark seemed to come to a similar conclusion as he provides examples of questions that he would find really interesting: I want a thoughtful discussion of what we do. Not about your 'issues.' actually, "your real issues".

Adaptive Leadership

Your Training Edge

Typically the term is applied to leadership situations that involve neither technical nor operational issues. Issues that require a form of adaptive leadership are normally problems that do not have the clarity of an operational issue, as well as a lack of clear solutions.

More on Blogging and Community Issues

Tony Karrer

This relates closely to the discussion going on around blogs, discussion forums, communities, etc.: eLearning Discussions - An Attempt at Better Discussions in the Blogosphere Move from Discussion Groups to World of Blogs? Blogs vs. Discussion Groups or Mis-Understanding Blog Reading and. So, it's even more complicated of an issue I just saw that TechCrunch added a forum to their blog.

Issue 100

EdTechTalk Episode #5: Promoting Learning Through Asynch Discussions

Learning Visions

This week on EdTechTalk Instructional Design Live we talked about moderating online discussions and how to promote learning through asynch discussions. Today’s conversation will focus on some key ways to promote learning through asynch discussions: 1. Discussion is where participants interact with each other and instructor. Setting expectations and structure for discussions. Assessing online discussions. Have a discussion Rubrik.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn.

More Discussion on Personal Work Learning Environments

Tony Karrer

There's some great discussion happening around the issues of control and resulting ownership of work product as we create personal work learning environments. Enterprises that love PLE's Cross battles Downes: is corporate learning corrupt?

Does the discussion/debate do any good?

Tony Karrer

In the comment he says relative to discussing Informal Learning: P.S. Can I just say that I love this debate and think that it is serving our industry well and that we need more of this and we need it at conferences, up on stage in front of thousands of people. This comment really struck me, because one of the questions that I struggle with all the time is whether spending time speaking/writing/talking about these issues does any good?

Improving Discussion In Distance Education

There Is No Chalk

In it Farrow is asked about important books that tackle the issues in training at the corporate level. Farrow's offering is Discussion as a Way of Teaching, by Brookfield & Preskill. I was reading a short interview that the folks at Bloomfire did with Loventrice Farrow, a communications specialist at Boeing. The answer Farrow gives to the last question is the one that caught my attention: ".I.

PLE - PWLE Discussion Contiunes - Corporate vs Personal and IP Rights

Tony Karrer

This continues the discussion being had around PLE/PWLEs - see More Discussion on Personal Work Learning Environments for a bit of recap. Second - while I would expect Stephen to argue about the issue of control (see below for why corporations likely will want access, ownership, control), I'm surprised to see him argue that the same tools provide by the corporation or access completely independent of the corporation changes it from a PLE to not being a PLE.

PWLE 100

Out and About: Discussion on Educational Schools of Thought

Kapp Notes

The great thing about blogs is that even though it seems like two people are having a discussion, others can join in. As Stephen Downes and I have been exchanging talking points about the various schools of educational thought, Bill Kerr has added a number of ideas and insights to the discussion as well and then took it one step further and created a summary on the discussion called _isms as filter, not blinker.

Online learning is more efficient than face to face training – discuss

Clive on Learning

The session debated the following motion: ‘Online learning is more efficient than face to face training – discuss’ I happily presented the case for the motion. These are interesting points of comparison but excluded on this occasion because the motion very specifically makes efficiency the issue. Today I took part in the inaugural live online session run by the British Institute for Learning and Development (BILD).

Training and Development Challenges and Solutions in the Workplace


These training issues range from a time-poor and sometimes dispersed workforce to limiting costs while improving engagement, and catering for diverse learning preferences. The most common issues in training and development can seriously hamper your training return on investment (ROI).