Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment Version 2: BaseCamp 2011

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

In BaseCamp 2011, the presentations were hosted on TeemingPod , a social interaction tool. People not only learned how to conduct effective one-on-one meetings with their direct reports, but they also received process documents and made a commitment to participate in the new one-on-one process. In an earlier post, I described an ad-hoc social learning environment where a blog was set up to drive learning for a group of 40 executives in a company, spread over multiple locations.

Live Webinar: Creating effective learning videos in 7 easy steps

Limestone Learning

We'll be teaming up with Lambda Solutions Wednesday, June 12 to host another informative webinar: Creating Effective Learning Videos in 7 Easy Steps. Share her seven steps for creating an effective learning video. “ Clipper, movie, picture ” by Bokskapet is licensed by Pixabay.

7 Highly Effective Tips on Technical SEO

Hurix Digital

In SEO parlance, it’s optimizing your website and server to enable search engine spiders to crawl and index your site more effectively. If you host your content on subdomains, you will have to work on each subdomain’s SEO separately.

18 Must-Know LMS Training Topics for Effective eLearning

eThink Education

With regular new version releases , countless plugins and customization possibilities, and specific Moodle or Totara functionality that not everyone is familiar with, it’s essential to ensure your team continuously refreshes and builds their eLearning knowledge in order to maximize functionality and the industry’s best practices to deliver effective, engaging, and up-to-date training and education.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. different version of your courses for the myriad. and is displayed in the most effective way possible. want to include a piece of content that’s hosted by. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

3 Ways To Instantly Kill e-Learning Effectiveness


As Instructional Designers, we all want to make the best e-Learning modules possible, so we better get these three things right or our courses' effectiveness will spiral down the drain. If your course looks anything like powerpoint slides, you're courses' effectiveness has taken a blow.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. In a higher education context, elearning is often hosted in a learning management system (LMS). How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. In other words, it’s about creating an effective website.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. In a higher education context, elearning is often hosted in a learning management system (LMS). How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. In other words, it’s about creating an effective website.

Seven Tips for an Easy and Effective LMS Switch

Upside Learning

I’d written a few posts on how to decide between hosted and behind-the-firewall option , what typical things training companies look in an LMS for , and a recent one on five things not to do while selecting an LMS. A vendor who implemented LMS replacements similar to yours in scale will be able to drive your switch-over faster and in an effective manner. What versions? For an eLearning initiative to be successful, strong leaders and champions are needed in the organization.

Live Webinar: How to Get the Most out of Your Training Programs Simply and Effectively

Limestone Learning

We'll be teaming up once again with Lambda Solutions this Wednesday, September 5th to host another webinar: Learning Evaluation: How to Get the Most out of Your Training Programs Simply and Effectively. " Gauge Ad Technology " by Dina Panneck is Public Domain.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems e-Learning Guild presentation on Synchronous Learning Systems hosted by Steve Wexler, Karen Hyder, and Karl Kapp. People who have third party hosting (vs. hosting in-house) report a better ROI.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

WordPress is my blog host. Almost all of that is helping clients use Moodle more effectively. Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning. You can vote for your top tools until September 19, 2014.

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Tips For Creating Video-based Content And Choosing The Right Technology To Support It: Getting The Value Advantage Of Video-based Learning


From the silent-motion pictures of the bygone era, to the digitally enhanced special effects of today – films have always created a lasting impression on audiences. Getting the views from an expert is a very effective way of including useful insights on any topic.

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Six PowerPoint Add-Ins to Help Educators Create Sleek Slideshows


Here you go: PowerPoint Labs PowerPoint Labs is a wonderful add-in that is aimed at helping users with creating better effects and animations in their slides. It is specifically great for educators or professors, with its neat transitions and zooming effects.

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

What is the training effectiveness measure? In the construction phase elements, such as text and media are put together and compiled to create the first version of the course – called the first cut or alpha version. After all testing and fixes, the final version is delivered.

Should You Use WordPress?


When you compare WordPress to hosted solutions on a one-for-one basis then you will more than likely save money. However, this doesn’t mean that WooCommerce is going to be more cost-effective for each and every add-on. Hosting: $11.95/mo (SiteGround’s highest shared hosting plan). The big variable for WordPress is the hosting. As you can see in this very simple scenario WordPress is indeed more cost effective.

Live Webinar: Microlearning - Why You Should Order the Nuggets!

Limestone Learning

We'll be teaming up with Lambda Solutions this Wednesday, March 20 to host another informative webinar: Microlearning - Why You Should Order the Nuggets! What are some effective examples of microlearning to get you started?

The Path To Training Success & Profitability: Webinar Wrap Up


The webinar was hosted by our friends at Training Industry. Those who missed out can find a summary below, and can always listen to the recorded version here. Because templates are easy to create and update, you can be sure your learners are learning on the latest version.

Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard Unveiled at ASTD ICE

Bottom-Line Performance

The Wizard allows users to create and edit their own Knowledge Guru games.The beta version is live now… and version 1.0 If you set up your trial while we are in our Beta period, you will reserve special introductory pricing should you decide to purchase the full version.

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Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

Though there is no specific paid version of Free Screen Video Recorder, you can purchase a license that covers all of DVD VideoSoft’s software, which includes the Free Screen Video Recorder. There is no paid version of CamStudio. free version is extremely limited.

A Knockout Year for Lectora

eLearning Brothers

At the beginning of 2013, we were graced with Lectora 11, or—more properly—Lectora Inspire version 11. Rounding out this brilliant new Lectora 11 were new versions of Flypaper, Camtasia, and SnagIt. It was a pretty big year for Lectora.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

To effectively convey your badges’ value, position issuer and requirements information up front. As an issuer, you will be responsible for creating your badges, deciding who to issue them to, and hosting the data for the badges you award. Is Your Organization Ready?

How to perfect your eLearning content distribution strategy

Rustici Software

From ensuring each client has the latest version of a course to manually enforcing licenses, the traditional eLearning content distribution process can be extremely burdensome. You manually send new versions of a course to each client who uses it and ask them to update it in their LMSs. If you release a new version a course, you send the new version to your client and ask them to update it in their LMS.

Published content timing/animations etc are different from how they appeared in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

What I see when I create the animation and preview it inside captivate is completely different from how it appears when viewing the published version. The effect time is set to last for 1.6 Other issues I have noticed in both local/LMS versions : The timing seems off all the time.

3 Questions to Ask When Picking a Learning Management System


When deciding on the right system for your business, receiving answers to key questions can help leaders narrow down the most effective LMS for their needs. Service providers usually cap the amount of users an LMS may host and once that cap is exceeded, clients are charged an additional fee for each user. Second, it is often assumed that converting facilitator-led programs to e-learning platforms are more cost-effective and practical.

Designing Mobile Learning Solutions


Why not build video content to be distributed through Vimeo, instead of hosting and managing your streaming service? It is much easier to create a mobile friendly version of the course rather than going back and trying to retrofit the content.



Cloud based platform called Moodle cloud, can be can be set up in minutes, is scalable, and has a host of standard features available for instant use. Moodle is free LMS and can used for in its vanilla version endlessly. Understanding Moodle versus Canvas.

How To Use WordPress To Enhance Employee Performance [VIDEO]


For example, the ultra-popular website EDU Blogs hosts teacher and faculty blogs at some of the most prestigious institutions all over the world, helping to foster engagement between teacher and student beyond just the classroom. WordPress is awesome – at least we certainly think so!

How to Add Video Bumpers To Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

If you decide to include audio , you’ll want to make sure you use a song or sound effects that you fits the tone of your video, and that you are licensed to use. Sometimes you can create bumpers and have hosting sites add them to your videos for you.

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Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials

Association eLearning

They are hosting conferences with no video camera in the room capturing what could be an incredible income stream for their association. The print version sold for $1,200 while the online version sold for $1,000.

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

TechSmith Camtasia

First, one should therefore ask themselves: Does existing content even have be updated to still be effective? Depending on the audience and goal, content designed for a previous version might still be relevant. Choose a Flexible Video Hosting Platform.

Should You Build or Buy Interactive Walkthroughs for Your Banking App?


If you release a new version of your app or service you’ll need to update your tour. Some will ding you on hosting fees. When you release a new version of a service you can update your product tours yourself just by editing in the tool.

Free eLearning software (Easygenerator) for teachers as of today!

Challenge to Learn

On top of that we offer course hosting and result tracking as well. Assisting your students by helping them solve problems they encounter doing assignments, turns out to be a much more effective way of learning. It is simple, intuitive and not expensive (there is even a free version).

Live Webinar: 10 Trends That Will Bring Your L&D Into 2019

Limestone Learning

We'll be teaming up with Lambda Solutions this Wednesday, January 23rd to host another informative webinar: 10 Trends That Will Bring Your L&D Into 2019. “ Lucky pig, guardian angel, figure ” by Alexandra is licensed by Pixabay.

DVDs on USB?

Atlantic Training

Essentially, USBs are just a smaller, more compact version of a DVD that can be easily manipulated and changed. Hosting your safety training videos on a USB allows you to train in location where there isn’t WiFi, such as a remote worksite.

Egg-cellent Team Building Challenge

ej4 eLearning

Since creating training is our core business and we all regularly watch our own videos, it’s hard to sneak in a team building challenge that is fun and effective without eliciting the expected groans, eye rolls and a bad karaoke version of Kumbaya.

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The One Mistake to Avoid When Building Training for SaaS Applications


Effective training has multiple benefits. The virtual training lab is a popular and cost-effective platform for global virtual instructor-led training delivery. This level of functionality is simply not available on any generic cloud-hosting platform.