7 Things to Avoid when Choosing a Video Platform

TechSmith Camtasia

With ever-increasing vendor choices and a myriad of options from features to integrations, it can be difficult to decide which platform is truly the best fit for your institution. You can also learn more about how Relay can further video for student engagement, outcomes, and accessibility across campus. Tom Rosenberger, Director of Online Learning Services at The College of Saint Rose, shares his need to implement solutions with limited staff.

The Virtual LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

Coordinate correspondence to speakers and vendors, compile and prepare information for program fliers and marketing materials, and staff seminars. Learning News Learning Technology Strategy Managing eLearning Assocations association distance learning elearning LMS Technology Web CourseworksLMS administrators are a necessity for the successful implementation and upkeep of an LMS.

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In this rush to go online, let’s not ignore Accessibility

Magic EdTech

To help teachers impart learning seamlessly. Help students to absorb it and learn better. This could, very well, be our transition to the era of digital learning. While braille devices made it possible for them to learn and progress in life, the learning experience was not really up to the mark and this is just the visually impaired users we are talking about. There are students who have other physical, motor, & learning disabilities.

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking. Today, mobile learning is no longer a buzzword. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker , vendors shipped 54.7 Examples of mobile learning implementation: 1.

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Perceived Advantages and Disadvantages

eLearning Cyclops

Yesterday, I presented an overview of e-learning for an audience of classroom trainers and training managers. Among the many things I covered, I included an exercise where they identified advantages and disadvantages of e-learning. Keep in mind, these are classroom trainers that are open to e-learning and the use of technology in training, but they are not the choir. FYI: Some of the disadvantages or "challenges" can be minimized in e-learning and I did address this.

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

Nice selection of vendors – in general. More goodies then in the past, but the vendor with the awesome monkeys – it was nearly impossible to get one – you had a better chance of allowing them to stick leeches on you, then getting one – what’s the point of marketing – if the product you want to show – yours – isn’t walking the floor with folks. Less vendors scanning people’s ID badges, which I found interesting.

The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Charles Jennings

Last month Tony Karrer wrote an very insightful piece on his eLearning Technology blog about the Business of Learning. Tony equated the challenges of the learning industry to those of the publishing industry. The same applies to the Learning industry. In fact, I wonder whether we’ll even call it a ‘learning industry’ in a few years time. With this in mind we need to focus on new ways of learning to support our organisations’ new ways of working.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

Whether you’re a mid-sized organization or a large Fortune 500 and whether you sit in the Human Resources, L&D or Store Operations group, you’re likely familiar with the Learning Management System—“ a software application or Web-based technology used to plan, implement, and assess a specific learning process.”. According to Training Industry Report , the vast majority of companies (73%) are using an LMS today for corporate learning. Modernizing Corporate Learning

Online Learning Works – So Why are Schools Failing at it?

eLearning 24-7

If you believe what many school districts, governmental officials, and even some folks in the media, the whole idea around online learning, as a result of the closing of schools, is not only a fiasco, but something so new that it has sped up its usage by 15 years. . Anyone who has been involved with online learning in the education sector knows full well that this is false. E-Learning (the actual term) for online education started in 1993. Distance Learning 2.0.

How to Use Sales Training to Solve Major B2B Pain Points

Docebo

But with those pains come an opportunity to ease them with effective sales training and a strong learning strategy paired with a great learning platform. Organizations can solve some of their B2B sales pains by investing in learning and development, which goes well beyond the annual sales kickoff meeting or new product release training. Both information and up-to-date demos and product feature content can be uploaded and accessed anytime through a learning platform.

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Learning & Development Conferences for 2020

Limestone Learning

Drop us a line and tell us where you’re going and what you learn! So, without further ado, here’s a roundup of upcoming learning & development conferences for 2020 featuring events in the US, Canada, the UK and Ireland! You can participate in workshops, attend keynote addresses, visit technology and service vendors, and join round-table discussions. What has emerged is a need for a comprehensive continuous lifelong learning strategy. Learning meets innovation.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 21, 2020

Mike Taylor

Learn xAPI by Doing xAPI. Offered by Torrance Learning, the xAPI Learning Cohort is a free, vendor-neutral, 12-week learning-by-doing project-based team learning experience about the Experience API. How Glide can be used as a learning tool.

Latest on LMS Insight – Before you buy

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors have included performance reviews. The downside to this whole thing, is that some of these vendors are so focused on adding PM, they are forgetting a few items that I don’t know would seem relevant: Enhancing their administration side to make it easier, more flexible and capabilities; let’s not forget that they people who are in the system more often than learners are administrators. Browser Agnostic – Every vendor will tell you they are.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

Whether you’re a mid-sized organization or a large Fortune 500 and whether you sit in the Human Resources, L&D or Store Operations group, you’re likely familiar with the Learning Management System—“ a software application or Web-based technology used to plan, implement, and assess a specific learning process.”. According to Training Industry Report , the vast majority of companies (73%) are using an LMS today for corporate learning. Modernizing Corporate Learning

Should Accessibility Factor Into Determining Award-Winning Online Courses?

eLearning Evangelist

In the press release they say: The USDLA Awards were created to acknowledge major accomplishments in distance learning and to highlight those distance learning instructors, programs, and professionals who have achieved and demonstrated extraordinary results through the use of online, videoconferencing, satellite and blended learning delivery technologies. USDLA just announced their 2015 Awards this week.

How is E-learning Transforming the Entire Education Sector?

ProProfs

That was the time when rote learning played an important role in the entire education system. . At that time, learning involved in-person instructions, home assignments, exams, use of specific course materials, and classic pedagogy. Today, the education sector is no longer bound to traditional classroom learning. Instead, it has been successfully integrated with the internet for a more flexible and engaging learning method. What Exactly is E-learning?

Conferences are Cancelled: Making L&D Community Connections in Lockdown

Litmos

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work and learn, but it’s also changed another fundamental thing about the L&D community: how we connect. We’d be connecting with our friends and colleagues in the training community in person, watching speakers, and talking with vendors on exposition floors all over the world. LinkedIn and Facebook both have groups for learning and development.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Hands down, our learning technology “predictions” list is our favorite post to develop each year. Rather, they are educated guesses about learning technology trends, based on our continuous market research, our consulting interactions with countless LMS buyers and sellers and more than 20 years of experience we’ve accumulated in the learning industry. 11 Get Ready to “Right Size” Your Learning Solution. 8 Adaptive Learning to Improve.

mLearning: The Latest Trends and Why You Should Care

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Rosie Hausler Mobile Learning (mLearning) has been around for quite a while now. As a subset of Distance Learning and eLearning it has promised a more immediate and more flexible approach to those bleeding-edge providers that have wanted to deliver more complete blended training programs. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker , vendors shipped a total of 54.7

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3 Sectors That Have Benefited Most from Learning Management Systems (guest blog)

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

If learning is indeed a continuous process, then learning management systems are its enablers. Today’s technologies now allow for learning to happen outside the confines of the traditional classroom or training area while keeping learning-related costs low. Learning is now possible regardless of location and time. Learning management systems are becoming quite popular both in an academic setting or in a business environment.

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

According to Wikipedia, a learning management system (LMS) is software that administers, documents, tracks, reports, and delivers learning materials, agendas, or educational programs. For example, an individual looking out to venture in online learning and training industry will focus more on eCommerce features such as the abilities to sell and earn from the courses. If not, just skip and look at some other vendor. Learning is effective when it is fun.

Top 15 Continuing Education eLearning Platform Components

Academy of Mine

Continuing education provides the necessary tools and training for workers to learn how to become more effective, in addition to imparting domain-specific knowledge across a variety of fields, such as law (CLE), medicine (CME) and accountancy (CPE), among others. The creation of engaging digital content coupled with interactive assessments of student performance, whether via quizzes, assignments or discussions (or all of the above), together give students a productive learning experience.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2019

Limestone Learning

Drop us a line and tell us where you’re going and what you learn! February 6–8, 2019 ATD TechKnowledge Conference , West Palm Beach, Florida Augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, microlearning and adaptive learning are no longer buzz words—they’re here to stay. It’s time to embrace the new learning landscape. The conference provides a unique and exciting environment for those involved in workplace learning.

Saudi Arabia, E-Learning and What’s Next (the industry)

eLearning 24-7

The conference – 4th international e-learning and distance learning . They were folks who were using either e-learning ( 100% online learning classes) and/or a mixture of e-learning (online) and face to face with some component of online learning. A great chap who provided a new perspective of PLE (private learning environments) for students, which in simplest terms, is the idea that each student would become their own LMS. I admit it.

Why Author eLearning Content to Industry Standards?

OpenSesame

The learning curve for course development on each site is unique. Each of these platforms are unique, but they are not SCORM, AICC or xAPI conformant, which means the courses built on these platforms can not be exported for use in another platform or Learning Management System (LMS). . Why do Learning Management Systems matter? A learning management system, or LMS, is a collaborative platform used to manage elearning courses.

Upcoming Keynote Address: Are Your Ready for the Gamer Generation?

Kapp Notes

If you are in the Philadelphia, New Jersey or Delaware area, you may want to stop by to hear my Keynote address to the 5th Annual PA/DE/NJDLA Conference & Expo held by the PA/DE/NJ Distance Learning Association. Learn more by clicking here and then click here to register. In addition, throughout the entire event there will be a Vendor Expo showcasing some of the top companies in the Distance/e-Learning field.

2015 LMS Rakings for K-12, HE and Report Criteria

eLearning 24-7

Countries showing off their latest e-learning (often under the words – distance learning , which should be booted as a term), and vendors showing their products, making their pitches and eating their food in their booth. And yes, I’ll be there to – checking out some sessions, mingling among the attendees and chatting it up with the vendors. If you offer special feature sets for learners who have a learning disability to get additional points.

Rollins Inc.: Learning From a Distance

CLO Magazine

needed to migrate its satellite network and deploy an interactive distance-learning platform capable of reaching new international locations and 10,000 employees around the globe. needed to migrate its satellite network and deploy an interactive distance-learning platform capable of reaching new international locations and 10,000 employees around the globe. Employees learning and working only from their desks is no longer a reality or desired outcome.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services. 4) Virtual Learning How-To Resources. Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. 1) LEARNING TECHNOLOGY OFFERS. via My Learning Hub.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Learning Analytics 6. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning.

The Value of a Virtual Academy

CLO Magazine

When Microsoft needed a more efficient way to deliver education to its global finance function, it tore down the classroom walls and created a flexible, Web-based learning model. Prior to 2008, when it came to employee development, Microsoft held a subsection of course offerings in person twice a year in a centralized location in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and one in Asia-Pacific called Learning Weeks. What they learn can be immediately applied to their work.

Your Brain on Learning

CLO Magazine

When the brain learns, it acquires information through a person’s various senses, and this information travels along the synapses to the short-term memory. Corporate learning and development is only in the early days of understanding the science behind learning, said Britt Andreatta, a learning and leadership development consultant and speaker, and an author for LinkedIn Learning courses. There’s no getting around the brain’s impact on learning, she said. “It

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Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. The road ahead : I am presently developing detailed role descriptions, community guidelines, role assessment tools, and the identification of appropriate learning products and offerings. Can You Learn from a Recording? How useful is strategic planning for e-learning?

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Today is a banner day for extended enterprise education , because today we’re unveiling the new face of learning systems excellence – The 2019 Talented Learning Awards! As outlined last month , we’re simplifying the way we honor the best learning systems by focusing on two key extended enterprise categories: CORPORATE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE: Business-oriented solutions targeting external audiences such as customers, channel partners, suppliers and contractors.

PENS – Why your LMS and Authoring Tool Solution should include it

eLearning 24-7

In the past year, I have seen a wider number of vendors including the PENS course standard, which in my opinion, enables anyone who builds courses, a streamlined and fast process for publishing into a LMS/learning platform. I got involved in E-Learning (or distance learning as we used to call it) back in 1994 at the University of Illinois where I was doing my graduate work. Additionally, why would a vendor want to offer it? E-Learning 24/7.

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63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Understanding the Tools of the Social Learning Landscape - Free as in Freedom , November 2, 2010I am with Mark Oelhert this morning in his all day workshop about the tools of the Social Learning Landscape. Are apps the future of e-learning? Principles for Effectively Designing a 3D Learning Environment. few concepts have longevity such as “how effective is technology enhanced learning when contrasted with traditional classrooms?&#. Mobile Learning.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

I’ve learned a whale of a lot from these events over the last twenty years. Through their presentations at conferences, Allison Rossett, Elliott Masie, Gloria Gery, and scores of other awesome teachers have shaped the thinking of the greater learning and development community of practice. Come to learn, come to share: everyone walks away knowing a little bit more. Response 17 The chance to learn something to improve practice.