eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. Grab a spoon, and let’s dig in to the soup, with this eLearning glossary. eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. That’s where my brain goes when I hear “eLearning,” and I have fond memories of it.

10 Elearning Development Tools

Ed App

But with the availability of eLearning development tools, managers now have the option to use those to speed up the process of training preparation. Here are 10 eLearning development tools to help you with your training. Elearning Development Tool #1 – EdApp.

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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. From early adopters who used archaic systems to set up a lesson that could be shared on one computer with an instructor to guide employees, to modern workplace learning that’s focused on xAPI -enabled mobile learning; eLearning at the workplace has traveled a long way. AICC and SCORM – The Core Standards of eLearning. Why xAPI Matters?

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. ” This is still as true as ever, and it explains why there’s a four-to-eight-year lag between technology trends as a whole and their application in eLearning. We were surprised to find Amazon recruiting aggressively at the eLearning Guild’s DevLearn conference. CHEST-Web Courseworks xAPI pilot. xAPI: We are big believers in xAPI.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. ” This is still as true as ever, and it explains why there’s a four-to-eight-year lag between technology trends as a whole and their application in eLearning. We were surprised to find Amazon recruiting aggressively at the eLearning Guild’s DevLearn conference. CHEST-Web Courseworks xAPI pilot. xAPI: We are big believers in xAPI.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow. We’ve been using our own collaborative web-based development tool, CourseCreate, at Web Courseworks for the past 15 years. Why should firms care about web-based authoring tools?

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eLearning and mLearning Content with MS Word Storyboard Conversion Tools

Instancy

Creating Rapid eLearning Content and Mobile Learning Content with MS Word Storyboard Conversion Tools from Instancy. Two of the primary skills required in designing and creating an eLearning course are Instructional Design (ID) and Authoring. This is where Instancy tools come in.

Some new elearning companies ;)

Clark Quinn

Here’s a collection of those that have piqued my interest of late: Sisters eLearning: these folks are taking a kinder, gentler approach to their products and marketing their services. Their signature offering is a suite of templates for your elearning featuring cooperative play. It addresses compliance, and checks a whole suite of boxes such as media portals, social, and many non-LMS things including xAPI. They also have a synchronized swimming version.

The Ultimate eLearning Definitions Dictionary: All The Terms You Need To Know

KnowledgeAnywhere

There are a lot of industry terms in the eLearning sphere, which can make choosing the right training system confusing for those who have not navigated the space before. Adaptive eLearning: A type of eLearning with the learner’s flexibility as its focal point.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L. The rise of mLearning has also driven adoption of the Tin Can xAPI eLearning content standard which can track far more learning activities than older standards like SCORM. Online learning: Often used interchangeably with eLearning and web-based training. Moodle is an example of open source software that’s used widely in specific kinds of eLearning environments, like universities.

The Corporate eLearning Ecosystem Explained

LearnUpon

eLearning is no different. This post is an attempt to map out the corporate LMS industry to give you a clear picture of the eLearning ecosystem. eLearning courses. Authoring tools. SCORM/xAPI (Tin Can). Webinar tools. The central element of this eLearning ecosystem is the learning management system. eLearning Courses. Courses can be built within an LMS or they can be created with third-party software called an authoring tool.

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. Terminology can feel like buzzwords and jargon to the amateur but many are essential knowledge for the eLearning professional. Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. That’s why we’ve compiled this eLearning glossary. Notable contributions include SCORM and xAPI.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2019

eLearning 24-7

What I hear a lot is “L&D” and not training, when they identify who they are targeting for the tools, platforms, etc. SaaS authoring tools, trying to become hybrid Lite LMSs (a return of a trend I totally disliked back in 2010-2014). Instead of making a better SaaS authoring tool, a percentile of them, are using features you would see in an LCMS, a market that is minimal in today’s world, compared to say 2000 or even up to the mid 2000’s. .

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

eLearning is full of specialist terms and acronyms that aren’t always clearly defined. From API to xAPI, the words we use everyday can be complex and confusing. Even if you’ve been working in eLearning for years, you can still be stumped by a three letter acronym of uncertain meaning. Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. Authoring tool: Software used to develop content for online learning and training programs.

10 Docebo Alternatives

Ed App

Their tracking tools can help you monitor how many users have completed and unlocked their training, as well as how frequently they use the application. . Key features: Intuitive authoring tool, interactive elements, Canva integration, expansive content library, editable microlearning courses, automated analytics suite. CourseMill , a brainchild of eLearning Brothers, is another fantastic Docebo alternative on this list. eLearning elearning employee training training tool

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 16, 2021

Mike Taylor

Learning Guild Authoring Tools Report. This Learning Guild research report explores the current state of eLearning authoring tools. Check out which tools are most popular, what features users value most, and how the pandemic has affected the market’s demand for synchronous tools.

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SCORM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Answered by Experts

learnWorlds

SCORM benefits for eLearning. How can SCORM make eLearning more engaging? Are there any free/affordable tools? What is the difference in the production process between SCORM, HTML5, and xAPI? SCORM is known as the de-facto industry standard for eLearning interoperability.

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What is Blended Learning?

LearnUpon

Blended learning definition: Blended learning is the combination of traditional, face-to-face learning methods with technology-based, eLearning methods. As webinar tools have evolved, they’ve become a more popular and convenient way to deliver live training sessions. Webinar tools have added lots of features that mimic in-person classroom sessions by enabling learners to ask questions or raise their hand. To run a webinar you are going to need a webinar tool.

Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

eLearning 24-7

There was quite a few assessment vendors, plagerisim detection vendors (three), e-learning tools, custom content developers but more along the lines of building games and gamification, other gamification like vendors, screen recording/video capturing vendors – as in those for live presentations and ideally used for MOOCs. . Authoring Tool vendors – okay TechSmith and a couple of ones that were not really asynchronous based authoring tools. . Speaking.

Blended Learning For Better Results

Actio Learning

may include several forms of learning tools, such as real-time virtual/collaboration software, self-paced [eLearning] courses, electronic performance support systems (EPSS) embedded within the job-task environment, and knowledge management systems." ".

The 11 Best LearnDash Alternatives Reviewed for 2022

learnWorlds

Reporting tool. Marketing tools and affiliate marketing. Teachable excels in marketing tools and pricing options but lacks educational features. Marketing tools don’t cover advanced needs. Expensive compared to similar tools. Doesn’t support synchronous learning.

What is Blended Learning?

LearnUpon

Blended learning definition: Blended learning is the combination of traditional, face-to-face learning methods with technology-based, eLearning methods. As webinar tools have evolved, they’ve become a more popular and convenient way to deliver live training sessions. Webinar tools have added lots of features that mimic in-person classroom sessions by enabling learners to ask questions or raise their hand. To run a webinar you are going to need a webinar tool.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

Blended model has had the classroom as its base of digital components providing the much needed experiential learning, giving the flexibility to the learners to choose their own schedules in case of asynchronous learning or locations in synchronous learning. However, with the increasing use of technology in learning, deciding the right tool and correct instructional approach has become a major challenge, requiring the expertise of the professionals.

18 ways LearnUpon saves you time

LearnUpon

Scorm/xAPI file course settings. Need to update a SCORM or xAPI file, but you’re dreading having to create the course and its enrolments again? You can simply swap the SCORM or xAPI file without having to adjust any other course settings or enrolment details. They’re always relieved when they’re shown the time saved by integrating their webinar tool with LearnUpon. This integration synchronizes attendance data between the webinar tool and the LMS.

Top 29 Learning Management System Features You Should Consider

LearnUpon

So, you’re looking for a new LMS and want to ensure you get the right tool for the job? Types of learning management systems The term learning management system is a broad tag attached to a lot of different tools.

Top 29 Learning Management System Features You Should Consider

LearnUpon

So, you’re looking for a new LMS and want to ensure you get the right tool for the job? Types of learning management systems The term learning management system is a broad tag attached to a lot of different tools.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

As a communication specialist, what are your thoughts on using storytelling as a tool for effective PR? So, I agree that storytelling is an effective PR tool. Moreover, by using curation tools such as Twitter, Yammer, Skype and other texting tools, as well as Facebook, social/informal learning is progressing at a pace. Tin Can Experience API (xAPI) – although, as yet, plenty of people are only talking lost about it.

10 Best Learning Software in 2020

Ed App

This infrastructure ensures the availability of learning materials, synchronous and asynchronous communication between all actors involved in the learning and teaching process, monitoring participants’ progress, and implement other activities important for the success of learning.

Master your LMS implementation with this checklist

LearnUpon

The top-level portal is the brains of the operation controlling your eLearning ecosystem. There are two broad options for courses: Upload content which has been created with an authoring tool – these eLearning standard formats include SCORM and xAPI. A member of your technical team can use the API to link the two systems, synchronizing data and performing certain actions.

Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Elearning for Beginners — Repurposing Legacy Content to Elearning Courses (Free for ATD members) Getting started in elearning can present a substantial challenge for those who have only done face to face training. If you or your organization are confronted with the challenge of shifting from a traditional training solution to an online training program, Adobe Captivate has amazing tools that can help you.