Thu.May 07, 2015

Don’t Treat Beginners and Experienced Learners the Same Way

Association eLearning

Some time ago, I was cast as a chorus member in a musical. I could sing and read music, but I didn’t have any experience dancing. So, I was a beginner for one set of skills, but not for the other.

Instructional Design is Exploding!

LearnDash

Instructional design is a booming profession. The growing use of elearning has resulted in a higher demand for professionals capable of developing effective courses. The great thing about instructional design is that it is a flexible profession as well.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Aside from the time savings, the cost savings , and the boost in learner engagement, one of the biggest areas where massive open online courses (MOOCs) provide benefit is education research.

Webinar Resources: Emerging Training & Education Strategies for Homeland Security #FRwebinar

Kapp Notes

Here are some resources related to my topic of About Games, Gamification and Learning: Insights from Research. Book on Topic. CODE for 30% off of “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Fieldbook” is WLY14. The link to enter code is HERE. What is Gamification? Articles.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Totara 2.7 Reporting Demo [RECORDING]

Kineo

In part 2 in our series of Totara 2.7 demos, we explored the newest features of Totara's reporting feature. There’s some great new powerful functionality around reporting within Totara 2.7. In this webinar, we demoed: Blog

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Totara 2.7 Reporting Demo [RECORDING]

Kineo

In part 2 in our series of Totara 2.7 demos, we explored the newest features of Totara's reporting feature. There’s some great new powerful functionality around reporting within Totara 2.7. In this webinar, we demoed: Blog

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Tell Us What You Think

eLearning Brothers

If you’re reading this, chances are you are probably an eLearning wizard who knows a good product when you see it. We want to make sure that we’re living up to the high standards you expect from a company. So we’re calling out to the experts (you). How are we doing?

Moodle 2.9 Pre-Release Announcement

Lambda Solutions

Moodle 2.9 is officially on its way. Moodle is the world’s leading Learning Management System. With more than 70 million users, Moodle is the clear market leader, with almost double the adoption of the two subsequent vendors, SumTotal and Blackboard, combined. Moodle is already far ahead of its competition, and 2.9 gives it even more edge. The update was heavily influenced by Moodle community feedback, so improvements will be found in major areas of concern. Moodle 2.9

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Opening up #learning: Forms and formats

Learning with e's

Following on from my previous post , I was asked what was the difference between new forms of learning and new formats of learning. With so many technology tools, channels and services available to us, it's an easy question to answer.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

6 Factors to consider in choosing an authoring tool for your elearning courses

InsiderHub

An authoring tool allows you to use a wide range of information to make interactive and effective training courses.

How we lost our official YouTube channel

TalentLMS

This is the story of how we lost our official YouTube channel and the related Google+ page for TalentLMS. It is also the story of how big companies lose sight of the customer or, similarly, why small companies will always have a place in our world. We run an online business for over a decade now.

Textbook to Tablet: The Shift in Education [Infographic]

OpenSesame

It is expected that by 2017 all school-aged children will have undergone a major educational shift: going from textbook to tablet in the classroom. This switch is just one way Generation Z is becoming more technologically savvy than ever.

8 Signs You Were Meant to Be An E-Learning Designer

SHIFT eLearning

Whether you’re an aspiring eLearning designer or a seasoned pro with years of experience, there are some key characteristics that predispose people to succeed at this industry, and we’ve listed them here. eLearning tips

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Tech Headlines for May 2015

ATD Learning Technologies

Recent tech headlines include MIT and Harvard study on MOOCs, LinkedIn to acquire lynda.com, and new infographic on business e-learning trends. Click here to read full version

6 Factors to consider in choosing an authoring tool for your elearning courses

InsiderHub

The post 6 Factors to consider in choosing an authoring tool for your elearning courses appeared first on CollectMyThoughts. elearning authoring tool course authoring course management elearning management elearning software

How we lost our official YouTube channel

TalentLMS

This is the story of how we lost our official YouTube channel and the related Google+ page for TalentLMS. It is also the story of how big companies lose sight of the customer or, similarly, why small companies will always have a place in our world. We run an online business for over a decade now.

5 Reasons You Should Be Marketing Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

In a recent survey to our DigitalChalk administrators, we asked a few questions about our LMS and their marketing efforts. The results were surprising. Nearly 40% of respondents say would like to learn more about marketing your online courses and over 25% said they are not currently marketing their course at all. However, of those that are marketing their online courses, nearly 60% of respondents are using email as their primary form of marketing.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.