Mon.May 11, 2015

E-Learning in the Automobile Industry: Maximizing Dealer Efficiency using LMS

G-Cube

Training and learning are an integral part of the modern workplace. Every forward-thinking organization strives to create innovative avenues to provide training that educates, enables and inspires its people.

Micro-Learning’s Meteoric Rise

LearnDash

In recent years there has been more discussion around the micro-learning concept. Specifically, the demand for micro-learning has been on the rise. But what is micro-learning? Micro-learning involves the reorganizing of training programs into several short courses instead of one large course.

With the Help of an Accredited Training Programme, Helen Potts Found her Dream Job

Kineo

Three years ago, Helen Potts began a new career path as a carer. She chose to re-train at the age of 57, and took part in Home Instead Senior Care’s specialised Dementia Training programme. The programme is the only one of its kind in the UK. .

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now.

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.

Book review: Corporate universities. Drivers of the learning organization

Challenge to Learn

Corporate universities are surrounded and affected by change in a fast changing corporate landscape. The economic crisis and fundamental changes in eLearning are threatening them and forcing them to change in order to stay relevant.

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Bloomsburg MSIT Students Talk about Crowdfunding Effort to get to DevLearn 2015

Kapp Notes

Last year we were able to take a group of Master’s Students in Instructional Technology to DevLearn and they had a wonderful, eye opening experience. Here are some reflections of the student’s trip to DevLearn last year.

Top 9 Improvements Coming with Moodle 2.9

Lambda Solutions

We announced last week that Moodle 2.9 is on its way. The enhancements made in 2.9 are in response to the pain-points expressed by the Moodle community. This new version is coming equipped with over 300 improvements, 9 of which we will go through with you. Moodle 2.9

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Mentored Tasks: Support Learners Where They Are [Featured in Learning Solutions]

Kineo

Let’s play pretend. Imagine that you‘re a sales manager for a major pharmaceutical company. Six months ago you rolled out a new process to help your sales representatives assess RFPs (requests for proposals) and opportunities to determine the likelihood of winning the business.

This Week in MakingBetter: Getting Our Learn On

MakingBetter

This week is busy, and we have a new Faith No More album to stream from NPR , so let’s get to it, gang! The #LEARNxAPI MOOC is starting tomorrow, Tuesday 5/12. There are so many great resources being curated for people who want to get into the business and the tech of xAPI, we could not be more proud to be a part of this. There’s still time to sign up and with over 300 registered already, you won’t be the only one (ahem) getting your learn on.

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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.

Mentored Tasks: Support Learners Where They Are [Featured in Learning Solutions]

Kineo

Let’s play pretend. Imagine that you‘re a sales manager for a major pharmaceutical company. Six months ago you rolled out a new process to help your sales representatives assess RFPs (requests for proposals) and opportunities to determine the likelihood of winning the business.

Here’s a Free New Hire Orientation Course Template

Rapid eLearning

I’m working on some practice content for an upcoming workshop and decided to share the template that is part of the workshop activities. It starts with a main image that has five distinct sections. Each section links to a series of slides with a few different layouts.

4 Ways to Use Professional Development to Keep Your Employees

Mindflash

We are very excited to have a special guest author on blogging with us this week! Please enjoy the thoughts of David Niu founder and CEO of TINYhr! Do you know how often your employees think about looking for a new job? TINYpulse ’s research found out, and the news isn’t good.

When is it time to switch from a free to a paid web analytics solution?

InsiderHub

You might be new to the Web analytics scene, but if you’ve ever had anything to do with the analysis of Web user behavior, you’ve no doubt heard of Google Analytics (GA), the “Big Predecessor” of them all.

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.

Sharing the TinCan/xAPI@Work Journey – Step 1 – Validating the Potential

Learning Cafe

xAPI/TinCan has the potential to alter just about everything Learning does or will be expected to deliver. TinCan/xAPI the new learning standards that make 70:20:10/ Performance Support/ Personal Learning Records feasible. TinCan is the successor of SCORM 2004/1.2

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xAPI Update with Aaron Silvers

ATD Learning Technologies

ATD Learning Tech Community Manager Justin Brusino checks in with Aaron Silvers about the current state of xAPI, including emerging patterns of adoption, how people are using xAPI, and what’s going on in the xAPI community. Click here to read full version

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Interview: Lori Myers on Assessments

360 Training

The 360training Authoring Program was delighted to have the recent opportunity to talk with Lori Myers about the ground-breaking assessment work of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). Lori Myers has spent the better part of her professional career dedicated to educating others and preparing them for a future in family and consumer sciences.

Making Magic: Tabbed Interactions in Lectora

Trivantis

Getting exactly what you want can feel like magic. Do you want a tabbed interaction with 10 tabs? The eLearning Brothers are here to grant your wish! In this great video tutorial, Brother Bryce will teach you how to add as many tabs as you want.

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.

When is it time to switch from a free to a paid web analytics solution?

InsiderHub

The post When is it time to switch from a free to a paid web analytics solution? appeared first on CollectMyThoughts. Business Google Analytics web analytics website analytics website tracking

How eLearning can work in the legal industry

eFront

They say that nobody likes lawyers until they need one. I don’t know, I always liked the profession.

Driving Global Marketing Excellence at the ATD Conference

PDG

Join PDG and Pfizer at the ATD International Conference. When you work in the life sciences industry, change is a constant. And when you’re one of the largest companies in that industry, change must be part of your strategy.

How eLearning can work in the legal industry

eFront

They say that nobody likes lawyers until they need one. I don’t know, I always liked the profession.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Making Magic: Tabbed Interactions in Lectora

Trivantis

Getting exactly what you want can feel like magic. Do you want a tabbed interaction with 10 tabs? The eLearning Brothers are here to grant your wish! In this great video tutorial, Brother Bryce will teach you how to add as many tabs as you want.

Marc My Words: What Exactly Is Mobile Learning? by Marc Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

How do you see mobile learning? As a context? A device? An ecosystem? Is the way you think about mobile learning. inhibiting your application of it? The thought-provoking scenarios in this column may help you resolve these questions. Instructional Design Mobile Learning Performance Support Social Media Training Strategies

Back to Basics: Offering Facilitator Role

DigitalChalk eLearning

In certain situations it may be necessary for you to give a user the ability to have access to certain courses under the instructor gradebook, but you don’t want to give them full administrative capability. There is an easy solution to this – the offering facilitator role. You can give offering facilitators full access to all of your courses under the instructor gradebook tab, or you can make it to where they can only have access to just one…it’s completely up to you.

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Keeping time part 3: Duration for LRS, LMS and Reporting Tools

Experience API

What’s the difference between session duration and attempt duration? Timestamp or Stored? When should you record time taken and how can you report it? This series of blogs looks specifically at duration and how to report on it. As a provider of an LMS, LRS or other system launching content and reporting on duration information, you can use the table presented last week as a guide for reporting.

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.