Offer a More Accessible UI & UX with Inclusive Web Design

Your Training Edge

Accessibility is not just a useful design practice for the disabled: it is here to create a better experience for all kinds of users. A famous saying goes, “ Accessibility is solved at the design stage.”. The History of Accessibility and its Application. The Inclusion Principle.

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Embrace design thinking to advance diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

Despite best intentions, our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts often fail. Let’s consider two questions: How can we challenge the thinking and assumptions in DEI from past decades to redefine our ways of working to effectively solve problems? The core of DEI work is people.

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The tribal web

Learning with e's

Anthropologists ascribe a variety of definitions to the word 'tribe' and it can be a contentious term. This series has explored the notion of digital tribes and clans, and has applied these concepts to those who consistently inhabit virtual spaces.

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Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

The era of web-based authoring systems is here. Web-based products such as Claro and Composica promise to solve collaborative dilemmas and enable development teams to create engaging and interactive learning content with ease.

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The Web Conference at Penn State

MakingBetter

Stevie Rocco has helped to organize this annual event over the past several years. When she reached out to us both to present at this year’s conference, we jumped at the opportunity. Together with Brian, we brought our summer interns with for the conference.

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How Companies Are Approaching Diversity and Inclusion

Everwise

Record numbers of organizations are either reviving and rebuilding their diversity programs or building one from scratch. In conjunction with this revival, diversity’s definition is changing. The Business Case For Diversity. Key to Diversity Efforts: Embracing Technology.

Data Science Education Lags Behind in Diversity

General Assembly

As gender and racial representation improve in other tech disciplines, the study of data science hasn’t caught up. In the past few years, much attention has been drawn to the dearth of women and people of color in tech-related fields. more than triple the average of 1.2%.

Training Alchemy: Disruptive Training Technologies

Your Training Edge

Using technology in training can be disruptive – but answer these questions and you can turn disruption into efficient and advanced training. In order to use technology effectively, you have to ask a few questions and understand how to use each of the technologies offered.

Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

Are you an eLearning expert with an excellent idea for a new initiative or online education program? Do you see an opportunity for your association or organization to get ahead of the curve and leverage its collective expertise to become an industry expert?

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Diversity as a Learning Imperative

CLO Magazine

Innovation is more likely when organizations use diverse perspectives to find solutions to common problems. It is widely accepted that diversity is valuable to an organization, but it is worth examining why this is the case, especially when it comes to learning. To begin, let’s explore why diversity, and more subtly inclusion, have become rallying cries for corporate leaders. Related to our limited mobility was the threat of the unknown.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. CHEST-Web Courseworks xAPI pilot.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. Of course, other kinds of learning software also deserve recognition. Blue Sky eLearn.

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m-Learning Evolution – From Native to Web Apps

G-Cube

As we work more in mobile learning and content delivery space, my belief is strengthening that instead of current model of writing native apps, web apps are going to become favorite medium to deliver m-learning for mobile devices. e-Learning Research Tools & Technologies

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The Path to a Diverse, Vibrant Tech Community

General Assembly

Anthony Pegues, second from right, with Per Scholas CEO Plinio Ayala (far right), and fellow graduates from CodeBridge, a web development training partnership between General Assembly and Per Scholas. and web development specifically?—?as Read about his journey from the U.S.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. Training managers have a lot to do. Well, there is the law.

Elements of Web-based Learning Design – Visual Strategy

CommLab India

In my previous post, Elements of Web-based Learning Design – Part 1 , we saw how to conduct a good analysis of online learners’ needs. Today, we will look at another vital aspect of e-learning design – formulation of a visual design (VD) strategy.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. Training managers have a lot to do. Well, there is the law.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. CHEST-Web Courseworks xAPI pilot.

What Makes an Online Learning Platform Exceptional?

TOPYX LMS

Finding a learning management system (LMS) is easy. But, finding an online learning platform that is exceptional in quality takes effort. An online learning platform that meets these requirements can be tough to find. Before they wade through the sea of LMSs.

Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training

G-Cube

Today, elearning authoring tools are playing a significant role in the development of training courseware. With the continuous evolution of the training and development industry, the scope of using rapid authoring tools is also increasing.

Why Accessibility Matters in Online Learning

CourseArc

It is now common in classrooms of all varieties, placing a responsibility on instructors and administrators to ensure the equitable use of technology. Technology must be accessible to each of these students, regardless of specials needs, different learning styles, or demographics.

It’s Showtime! How to Enhance Conference Learning With Online Video

Talented Learning

After a decade of explosive market growth, online video has reached critical mass and there’s no turning back. Consider these statistics: Online video consumption will represent more than 80% of all internet traffic by the end of this year. You get the picture.

Course of the Week Highlight: HTML, Diversity, and More!

OpenSesame

Another week, another round of great elearning deals from OpenSesame! This week, save on a variety of subjects from HTML to diversity training. . . . . Getting the Job You Deserve: Advice for the Job-Seeker from a Veteran Recruiter. Navigate the job-hunting process from beginning to end with this course from veteran recruiter Lou Adler. Get help finding the job you deserve through December 10 for only $10. The Diversity Series.

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The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

QUOTE: “ The future belongs to those who not only have the courage to shout, “The emperor has no clothes!” but also the wisdom to channel the forces that actually bring about genuine change. INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation.

The Top 5 Learning Analytics

Your Training Edge

Learning analytics is everywhere nowadays. This is because it offers infinite opportunities to the world of academic and corporate learning and development. Learning analytics is a huge area in which there are diverse tools, accomplishing diverse tasks.

Best LMS Tools to Design Interactive Training Content

G-Cube

A lot of businesses today are shifting towards delivering training via learning management systems. From serving as a platform to deliver engaging training content across mobile devices to tracking individual performance, a modern LMS caters to the needs of all.

Active Training Series

Web Courseworks

New eLearning Books by Elaine Biech. Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. Active Training. The #1 Thing.

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? Maybe the answer lies in the beauty of a simple human truth: “Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.” Sure, we’re bound to hit some speed bumps along the way.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

When the very first website launched in 92, there was just a handful of sparse pages outlining the new “ world wide web ” project at CERN. But soon, every company and organization focused on creating their websites and populating the web with content on every topic.

The tribal web

Learning with e's

This is the final post in the Digital Tribe series, which is abridged from Chapter 6 of the edited volume Connected Minds, Emerging Cultures (2009). Anthropologists ascribe a variety of definitions to the word 'tribe' and it can be a contentious term.

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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.

Best Practices in the Next Generation of eLearning

Integrated Learnings

I recently listened in on a webinar presented by David Mallon, with Bersin & Associates, called 10 Best Practices in the Next Generation of eLearning. He began by challenging us to think about what makes our learning organizations relevant in today’s environment, and he stated five types of learning that organizations typically use. He referenced these statistics to preface the discussion on the top 10 best practices. How did that impact your learning?

5 Ways Managers Can Encourage Staff To Do Professional Development Online

Web Courseworks

In my previous blog post, I wrote about how workers and job seekers likely undervalue the benefits of free online learning and professional development opportunities. Assign team members to follow key websites and eLearning blogs (like this one!).

5 Key Online Training Trends

Training Industry

In the modern business age, companies that are unable to adjust their learning practices are often the ones that get left behind. Your Employees are Your Business There is a current shortage of strong, young leaders with the skills needed to develop companies.

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Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt with most of these changes.

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