Standard Options Apply

MakingBetter

I’m going to lay out options for how we can approach standardization and the reasoning behind them. In August, 2014 I participated in one of the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) monthly meetings. This particular one was special, as we were formally reviewing the Project Authorization Request (PAR) for the Experience API to become a formal standards project. As the leader of this standards effort, I want to hear what you have to say.

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

At the dawn of the video recording age, a battle raged about the best standard to use: VHS or Betamax. In it, Sony came out with a better standard, but kept it to themselves. Meanwhile, JVC’s VHS standard wasn’t quite as good, but they openly licensed it. As Stephen Johnson tells us, in his book Where Good Ideas Come From , the openness of standards fosters innovation. . Standards provide several benefits. Learning Standards.

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Blended Learning Becoming Standard

LearnDash

If you are not familiar with blended learning, it is a teaching strategy being used in many educational institutions today, in particular with grade school children, but also at higher education levels. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan described education’s “new normal”, which puts an emphasis on schools to do more with less. Department of Education. Blended learning is on the rise, at least that is what the reports tell us.

9 Standards for Integrity Questions Answered

EthosCE

The new updates to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education have changed things for accredited CE providers, directors, and coordinators who manage continuing education programs. Standards for integrity questions?

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

Customer Education is the most underestimated competitive advantage organizations have. And while traditionally it applied to businesses selling widgets or software, customer education now also applies to governments, and non-profits, who have a product or service.

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

eLearning can be used before an in-person event to provide all participants with standardized background information and/or it can be used for follow up (some in-person events even use eLearning during the face-to-face sessions). What do you think of when you hear the term eLearning? Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS). There are many different types of eLearning, so it isn’t surprising that they can be divided into categories.

Take down of Standardized Tests…truth in comedy

Kapp Notes

Here is a thought provoking video about standardized testing. Education

ILT…Is It Still the Gold Standard?

Your Training Edge

In the training world, we often refer to instructor-led-training (ILT) as the gold standard. Is it time we had a new gold standard? ILT became the gold standard not because it’s perfect (we all know that isn’t true), but because it’s better than other traditional methods of training. Enter “Technology-Enabled-Learning” MOOCs as the new Gold Standard. A gold standard should both reflect best practices and produce the best results, and not just in theory.

7 Lesson Plan Templates to Use in Your Online Lessons (2021)

learnWorlds

Looking for lesson plan templates to get you started with your own preschool lesson plan or for primary, secondary, or higher education? This needs to be appropriate for the grade level you are teaching and should work along with the geographical standards set by the country where you teach.

Agile Microlearning Explained

ADAPTIVE TRAINING In the 1960s, when behavior scientists and educators first started. online training through AICC and SCORM standards improved. non-personalized, standardized training modules. COGNITIVE SCIENCE BEHIND OTTOLEARN v1.1

AI-Powered LMS And Standard LMS? Which One To Choose?

Dan Keckan

AI-powered LMSs are the future, they are being widely introduced in business and education today. Empowering Learning Management Systems with AI gives a number of tangible advantages: automatic error correction, personalized content, curriculum automation.

Instructor Led Training…Is It Still the Gold Standard?

Your Training Edge

In the training world, we often refer to instructor-led-training (ILT) as the gold standard. Is it time we had a new gold standard? ILT became the gold standard not because it’s perfect (we all know that isn’t true), but because it’s better than other traditional methods of training. Enter “Technology-Enabled-Learning” MOOCs as the new Gold Standard. A gold standard should both reflect best practices and produce the best results, and not just in theory.

Why author elearning content to industry standards?

OpenSesame

The Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative, sponsored by the United States Department of Defense, created a set of specifications called Shareable Content Object Reference Model ( SCORM ) to encourage the standardization of learning management systems.

Importance of Digital Curriculum Development in Higher Education 

Hurix Digital

However, i mplementing personalized learning programs in higher education powered by a digital curriculum requires robust technology infrastructure for better user experience. Help faculty and educational institutions create a clear vision for successful implementation.

Virtual reality and augmented reality: overhyped or new industry standard?

CLO Magazine

based education and training organizations. Virtual reality training comes out of the educational method called “simulated training.” Like the aviation industry, educational institutions have been quick to adopt VR.

Using Standards to Align Talent and Employers

General Assembly

One example of this alignment has emerged from General Assembly’s Marketing Standards Board , a group of leaders across the consumer, technology, media, and academic sectors who are defining career paths and critical skills in marketing. The CM1 is recognized as a standard by a growing number of companies who use it to benchmark the skill levels of their teams. The CM1 is also being used as a standard in the hiring process.

The Decline of Student Education in the Era of Great Education Technology Solutions

Jigsaw Interactive

Without a doubt, virtual education technology has improved by leaps and bounds. In addition, although it has undeniably expanded teachers’ repertoire of teaching tools, education technology hasn’t been sufficiently leveraged to deal with the issues that standardized testing has caused.

Why Author eLearning Content to Industry Standards?

OpenSesame

The Advanced Distance Learning group, sponsored by the United States Department of Defense, created a set of specifications called Shareable Content Object Reference Model ( SCORM ) to encourage the standardization of learning management systems. SCORM and other industry standards like AICC and xAPI enable online learning content and learning management systems the ability to communicate with each other.

Discursive or recursive? The fractal nature of education

KnowledgeStar

" What would it take for us to leave the safe and mundane world of product based, recursive education behind and adopt new pedagogies that promote self discovery, digression from prescribed pathways and learning by a process of serendipity?".

Global eTraining Releases ISO 19650 Global BIM Standards

Global eTraining

Global eTraining releases ISO 19650 Compliant Global BIM Standards Training inside the ‘GeT Everything’ library. Available as part of the ‘GeT Everything’ library, Global eTraining (GeT) is excited to announce the release of our ISO 19650 updated Global BIM Standards Library. ISO 19650-1 and 2 is an international quality standard for BIM, mandated by the UK government, which establishes common terminology and language as well as unified processes and management for BIM projects.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

And this week the celebration continues, as we recognize excellence in our second category – continuing education systems. However, today we’re excited to shine a light on exceptional continuing education systems because they are our lifeblood. Why Are Continuing Education Systems Special? For most continuing education providers, creating and selling content is their primary business, so the underlying infrastructure is absolutely mission critical.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

The result: helping people of all ages gain and display 21st century skills and unlock new career and educational opportunities. If you’re an association education or technology director, you might be intrigued by the possibility of bringing badges to your members. The Open Badges Infrastructure (OBI) is the collection of open-source technical standards and software that make “badging” possible. Is Your Organization Ready?

Association Webinars: Not Just for Continuing Education

Blue Sky eLearn

Our Blue Sky eLearn team spends a lot of time working with clients producing webinars associated with continuing education for their members. The post Association Webinars: Not Just for Continuing Education appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn.

How Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) are set to transform due to NEP 2020?

Academia

The NEP 2020 is a milestone in educational reforms and is planned to transform all existing Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) into multidisciplinary institutions, providing students with multiple choices at every stage. Opens entry for large education institutions.

Degreed Launches Skill Certification: A Standardized Way to Measure Skills

Degreed

Degreed Skill Certification is a scalable, standardized way to rate and get recognized for the skills you have in whatever scrappy way you obtained them,” said David Blake, CEO of Degreed. This should unlock opportunities in people’s lives because it will remove the lack of transparency between the education and labor markets. Today we announced the launch of Degreed Skill Certification, a new way to measure and communicate your skills.

10 Educational Platforms

Ed App

But what exactly is the definition of an educational platform? To put it simply, educational platforms are digital educational tools designed to deliver a similar experience as a traditional class but with a tech-savvy twist.

4 Factors Affecting the Near Future of Medical Education

EthosCE

There are continuing medical education activities to plan for your learners, and you always have to stay compliant with the most current ACCME Standards as they relate to your CME. Let’s see what four factors are changing when it comes to the future of medical education.

Discursive or recursive? The fractal nature of education

KnowledgeStar

" What would it take for us to leave the safe and mundane world of product based, recursive education behind and adopt new pedagogies that promote self discovery, digression from prescribed pathways and learning by a process of serendipity?".

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

Technology has changed the face of the education system, replacing the old and obsolete teaching methods with innovative new ones. Educational websites and blogs are great enablers for students as they can find information about the syllabus, extra reference articles, coursework and even live tutorial videos and lectures. Whether you’re a professor at the university or a high school student, educational forums and websites are a fantastic way to explore new aspects of learning.

Overcome Your Formal Education with Unschooling

Bottom-Line Performance

How many years of formal education have you received in your life? Unschooling is essentially the idea that an educational system which is founded on the age of industrialism trains students to achieve in only a strict narrow focus. The lack of freedom in choosing the path of education and the constraints of focusing on what is deemed important by industry or society, squashes. emerging trends and technologies Learning Research creative class education unlearning

Education Programs Prepared With Purpose

Association eLearning

Evaluating : Learners use sets of standards or requirements to judge whether something is relevant, good quality, etc. Evaluating : The manufacturer should ensure the equipment meets proper standards. Training can be used to help teach many different things including facts, step-by-step processes, and soft skills like team work. So, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are different ways to teach and assess these various types of learning.

Educational Game Trailers

Kapp Notes

Here are some educational game trailers that show a combination of video game-type interfaces with educational content. This, I believe, is the tip of the iceberg in terms of what can be made available and how video games can tie to educational standards. Look for an exciting video game trailer in the very near future.

SCORM, xAPI and CMI5: Adapting Your eLearning Content to These Standards

Gutenberg Technology

Regardless of your industry or role, something essential keeps us all from descending into chaos: a mutual dedication to standards. While conforming to standards may sound restrictive and limiting at first, they establish order and day-to-day simplicity. Consider education; without standards, students are very likely to learn key concepts out of proper sequence.

How to Make a Great Educational Video (Free Template)

TechSmith Camtasia

Creating educational videos helps students learn better — even when classes are in-person. But how do you create educational videos, and how do you know if they’re effective? Making great educational videos doesn’t have to be hard. What makes a good educational video?

Preparing for the Inevitable Disruption to Higher Education: Kadenze, Inc.

Kadenze

and Amanda Morris , Director, Higher Education Engagement, Kadenze, Inc. When we founded the company in 2013 we were convinced that a major disruption was coming in the education sector,” says Ashok Ahuja, co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Kadenze.

What you need to know about the new CPD standards for financial advisers

Janison

In an effort to raise educational standards and improve trust and confidence in financial advisers, new CPD standards kicked in on 1 January 2018. In part one of this two-part blog series, we aim to unravel and consolidate the plethora of information (and perhaps misinformation) flying around about changes to CPD for financial advisers. If you think it’s a minefield, read on and let us help you. Learning compliance CPD FASEA financial advisers organisational learning

Report identifies problems with education

Kapp Notes

Interesting perspective on American Education from the Department of Education. Education is vital to America’s individual and collective economic growth and prosperity, and is necessary for our democracy to work. Arne Duncan , US Secretary of Education. If primary education is not strong, resources and efforts are wasted at the secondary level. Problem with Today’s Educational System. Education

Adult Education vs. Corporate eLearning

Your Training Edge

Corporate eLearning is focused on training and not necessarily education. Adult education, on the other hand is not always performance based. It might serve as education on introducing basic concepts on computer use, or a how-to for computer tools like Excel or Word. The goal of most adult education is not necessarily proficiency but basic knowledge. Simulations and visual training courses traditionally follow a standard set of presentation.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

Technology has changed the face of the education system, replacing the old and obsolete teaching methods with innovative new ones. Educational websites and blogs are great enablers for students as they can find information about the syllabus, extra reference articles, coursework and even live tutorial videos and lectures. Whether you’re a professor at the university or a high school student, educational forums and websites are a fantastic way to explore new aspects of learning.