Book Giveaway and Other News

Usable Learning

I’m teaching at session of the Advanced Instructional Design for Elearning Certificate at the ATD ICE Conference on May 20-21 in Denver. I’m also doing an elearning instructional design certificate program at the Online Learning Conference in Chicago September 19-20.

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Value of an Online Degree

Tony Karrer

Related to my recent post about eLearning Certifications , someone went back through some of my older related posts such as eLearning Certification , Online Degrees Get No Respect and particularly: Lower Value of Online Degree Programs and asked: I am curious, now that things have changed over the last three years, where do you stand with online degrees, specifically, WSAC (regionally) accredited online PhD degrees? eLearning Technology.

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Why Do Learners Want Training Certificates?

TalentLMS

The demand for online certificate courses is on the rise. Or so say nearly 12,000 people entering the job market who, when asked , said they were turning their gaze towards certification for specific skills. Can you still take advantage of this growing demand for training certificates?

5 eLearning Elements Your Online Course Shouldn’t Miss

TalentLMS

eLearning online courses are perhaps the most productive method in staff and employee training and onboarding and can save any company hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars in what would have been spent in traditional training practices. 3) Certifications.

Upskilling Employees: Advantages and Methods To Teach Staff More

eFront

Empowering your employees to come up with their own plan is key to the success of the upskilling training program. Job-Specific Upskilling/Credentialing Programs. You may also consider offering credentialing programs, meaning training that results in a professional certificate.

A Good Combination

Bottom-Line Performance

I recently saw a cool example of a Supervisor Effectiveness course from Allan Interactions as part of the ASTD elearning certificate program. Tags: learning design Add new tag adult learning elearning games instructional design story telling Typically we format training into some combination of explanation or tell followed by a knowledge check or practice. It’s helpful to incorporate a compelling story and perhaps a game to reinforce learning.

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Converting Live Workshops to an Online Course (Part II)

Web Courseworks

Material from this post came from the following sources: First I conducted an interview with Bill Winfield, an instructor with the UW eLearning Certificate Program, who teaches a four-week online course. Tags: eCourse Development Instructional Design Repurposing for eLearning

More Answers to Your Rapid E-Learning Questions

Rapid eLearning

Where can I get free elearning assets? You don’t need print-quality images for elearning courses. Download the free assets from the elearning community. But if you need more, jump into the elearning community and ask what others are doing. Those are all fine programs.

Here’s How You Can Change the World

Rapid eLearning

LINGOs is looking for volunteers to help some of its member agencies build elearning courses. Now you can share your instructional design and elearning skills to benefit those organizations that are working to make this world a better place. Small elearning companies.

Converting Live Workshops to an Online Course (Part I)

Web Courseworks

In this first blog post in a series, we will discuss a main point of contention against repurposing face-to-face (F2F) workshops into eLearning: loss of human contact and interaction. Material from this post came from the following sources: First I conducted an interview with Bill Winfield, an instructor with the UW eLearning Certificate Program, who teaches a four-week online course. Tags: eCourse Development Instructional Design Repurposing for eLearning

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. If we don’t pass the certification, then just like the car, we have to go through a remedial process. Like the healthcare industry, there are many industries that require annual refresher or certification testing that has little to do with learning. Of course, when a person doesn’t pass the certification, it identifies a clear learning opportunity. It will even print a certificate at the end when someone demonstrates total mastery.