18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. 10 Effective eCommerce Pays, Bigtime.

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The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

eLearning as a training medium to foster learning at the workplace has been in existence for over two decades now. Have you wondered how all eLearning programs follow a specific structure and adhere to standards despite being unique learning elements? Why xAPI Matters?

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eLearning Authoring: Taking the Next Step with xAPI by Craig Wiggins, Peter Berking, Andy Johnson and Steve Foreman

Learning Solutions Magazine

evolve constantly, but few of them have done much with the Experience API (xAPI). xAPI can do more than simply. In this article, the authors offer new visions for xAPI that will create more effective. Development Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Systems Training StrategiesAuthoring tools make it possible to create eLearning products, even by designers with no programming skills. These. tools.

Need Help with the xAPI? Come to DevLearn! by Aaron Silvers

Learning Solutions Magazine

Applications of the Experience API (xAPI, originally Tin Can) continue to mature as developers and their organizations better. eLearning Guild’s DevLearn 2014 has a track dedicated to helping you use the xAPI effectively. Design & Development Tools Instructional Design Learning Systems Management Measurement comprehend it and its importance. But for instructional designers, managers, and vendors, there are still questions.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 17 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Effective analytics is more than just data reporting. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

Innovative LMS Features: Real or Hype?

Talented Learning

One thing you can count on from learning systems – there’s never a lack of new LMS features to grab your attention. But it’s easy to fall into this trap, especially if you’re improving a basic online learning presence one step at a time. 6) Learning Paths.

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” Tin Can API (or ‘Experience API’) is one of the most extensively discussed technical topics amongst learning professionals all over the world today.

Continuous Learning: The Social Give and Take of Podcasting

Talented Learning

I spent decades traveling for business and have long been addicted to audio learning content in all forms – including audio books , audio courses , talk-radio and now podcasts – to learn and help pass the travel time more quickly. Continuous Learning: Vision vs. Reality.

Opinion: The LMS Isn’t Dead … Yet

CLO Magazine

Leaman believes the LMS is close to extinction due to the rapid growth of tools and resources that deliver learning outside the LMS. The challenge, he says, actually lies with learning leaders not fully understanding how to best use an LMS. Generally, we define software systems by the common sets of functionality they share. There are huge variances between systems that call themselves an LMS. We can’t lump every system that delivers learning into the LMS category.

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3 Reasons Why Every LMS Needs Tin Can API Functionality

TOPYX LMS

Every social learning management system (LMS) needs Tin Can API functionality. The trouble is, most people don’t know what Tin Can API is or understand why it’s crucial to successful implementation of an LMS, also referred to as an eLearning system. Team-based e-learning.

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Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Ryan Tracey is an E‑Learning Manager in the Australian financial services industry. He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. Ryan has worked in corporate e-learning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market. He holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

Support MP4 videos in your eLearning platform with Rustici Engine

Rustici Software

From deep dives to microlearning, video is being used to effectively supplement formal eLearning courses with engaging content. Additionally, you’ll also get some xAPI-based tracking for how learners interact with the content, which can be easily shared with third-party applications.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

Will xAPI be the one standard that is “the” standard? The industry does not have one standard that everyone uses and thus makes the entire e-learning world’s content/courses compliant. . Look at how many people haven’t jumped over to xAPI – and that has been around for a few years. . How many vendors do you know that haven’t yet implemented xAPI? I hear it all the time from vendors who are in “wait mode” for xAPI.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

Will xAPI be the one standard that is “the” standard? The industry does not have one standard that everyone uses and thus makes the entire e-learning world’s content/courses compliant. . Look at how many people haven’t jumped over to xAPI – and that has been around for a few years. . How many vendors do you know that haven’t yet implemented xAPI? I hear it all the time from vendors who are in “wait mode” for xAPI.

What I Learned at LSCon 2019

Experiencing eLearning

I had a great time at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. I was so happy to finally get to meet Jac Hutchinson after knowing her through the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals and being interviewed on her podcast.

Benefits of a Tin Can API Compliant Learning Management System

ProProfs

If you have been dealing with e-learning then you probably have seen or heard reference to the Tin Can API. Learning experiences are recorded in a Learning Record Store (LRS). LRSs can exist within traditional learning management systems (LMSs) or on their own.”.

Why do searches on e-Learning terms drop dramatically?

Challenge to Learn

Searches on Google on some e-Learning related terms are dropping year by year: searches on Instructional design for example dropped by 80% since 2005. Is this a decline in interest for e-Learning or is a signal for something else? The same thing is now happening in e-Learning.

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Transitioning to a Data Driven Learning Department

CLO Magazine

Corporate learning may be the last significant part of the organization that isn’t held accountable for using data to prove its effectiveness. Technologies like xAPI and learning record stores are making learning data easier to access than ever before.

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Why do searches on e-Learning terms drop dramatically?

Challenge to Learn

Searches on Google on some e-Learning related terms are dropping year by year: searches on Instructional design for example dropped by 80% since 2005. Is this a decline in interest for e-Learning or is a signal for something else? The same thing is now happening in e-Learning.

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Popular Trends Of 2016 – Shaping The E-Learning Industry Today And Tomorrow

G-Cube

There are many stages in the corporate world where employees need learning the most – whether they want to learn for the first time or to increase their existing knowledge by further learning opportunities. The first step towards personalized learning is learning analytics.

Managing your Extended Enterprise Learning Needs and Drive your Business

Origin Learning

The term extended enterprise learning assumes significant value in the current business scenario. In this blog post, we focus on why organizations need to invest in extended enterprise learning and how it can help them boost profitability. What is Extended Enterprise Learning?

The 10 Must-Have LMS Software Features

ProProfs

Modern organizations have come to accept that knowledge plays a vital role towards driving success, and cannot deny the importance of integrated learning and development programs for business growth anymore. Today, this is a must-have ability for any learning system.

Interview with an Expert: Beth Hayson, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Blue Sky eLearn

The use of xAPI vs. SCORM that allows learning content and learning systems to speak to each other in a way that records and tracks all types of eLearning experiences at one time. I see a focus in experiential learning such as virtual and augmented reality becoming more mainstream, less expensive, and more widely used. the concept of YouTube to learn just about anything will be expected). Learn more about AAOMS here: AAOMS CE.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). Learning Path.

The Winners List: Learning Locker® Open Source Awards 2019

HT2 Labs

With a global cohort of organizations presenting their Learning Locker innovations to judges, extensive deliberations have now taken place to recognize the strongest contenders across a variety of categories. Best use of Learning Locker® in Support of Another Product: .

Top 5 Benefits of SCORM in eLearning

ProProfs

Learning is more effective when it is active rather than passive. With benefits like cost-effectiveness , environment-friendliness, improved retention, and flexibility, the trend of eLearning has taken over the entire world of learning in just a matter of a decade.

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E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2

ATD Learning Technologies

At the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference, I hosted a session designed for people just getting started with e-learning. In the first installment of this two-part series , we reviewed some basic e-learning terminology and concepts questions that were asked during the session.

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Trends in Learning - No LMS Left Behind [LSG Webinar Notes]

Learning Visions

These are my live-blogged notes from a Learning Skills Group webinar, hosted by Donald Taylor. TRENDS IN LEARNING - No LMS Left Behind Nag Chandrashekar, VP Products Learning Mobile and Assessment, Saba 1. Don’t even call it learning anymore. Why not for learning?

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6 Key Questions To Ask During An LMS Demo

KnowledgeAnywhere

Finding the right Learning Management System for your organization can be a long and tedious process. This article will discuss the most helpful questions to ask during a demo and the tools to use to ensure that you get the right system for your current and future training needs.

Training Industry Names Xyleme as a Top Learning Portal/LMS Companies 2018 Company to Watch

Xyleme

September 25th, 2018 (Denver, CO and Raleigh, NC) Training Industry released the 2018 Top Training Companies selections for the learning portal/LMS sector. Xyleme is the LCMS of choice for visionaries who understand that learning content is a business asset.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

Extended enterprise learning content followed a similar path. Organizations raced to set up their learning management systems (LMS) for employees and then customers, members and partners and were surprised that nobody voluntarily came and the learning content race started.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). For instance: How are modern learning management systems different?

3 Reasons to ditch SCORM and embrace mobile-focused microlearning

Ed App

In the case of SCORM, it’s now the lowest common denominator of learning-content packaging that will fit inside every Learning Management System. Tin Can subsequently evolved into xAPI which came out in 2013 and offers many more features than SCORM. Peer Learning.

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