TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

This paper explores the range of current social networking choices and argues that like any tool, it should carefully evaluated in terms of affordances and course goals. Several different tools are reviewed, and questions that might be useful for evaluation are discussed.

The Next Big Thing: Big Data

The Performance Improvement Blog

It starts with key stakeholders coming together to decide what questions they want to answer, how the data will be collected and analyzed, what information can be gleaned from the data, and how individual privacy can be protected. Everybody’s talking about “ Big Data ” these days.

eLearning Cyclops: Informal learning. Maybe I Can Informally.

eLearning Cyclops

Privacy Policy. The extent of my experience in evaluation has focused on applying Kirkpatricks model to classroom training and e-learning. Although there may be some elements of the model that lend itself to evaluating informal learning, I do not see the model as a whole working well for assessing the impact of informal learning. Labels: Big Question , Big_Question , Evaluation , ISD , Social Media , Twitter. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning.

How Docebo LMS is Compliant With GDPR


While there’s a ton of info available about GDPR itself, it’s important as an LMS user to know how your learning activities could be impacted by this unprecedented data privacy regulation. Process for regularly testing, assessing and evaluating the effectiveness of TOMs. GDPR is coming!

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April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

What privacy concerns are there with xAPI? Who isn’t concerned about their privacy these days? mpsavage tweeted “I think privacy rules become critical especially when we track nontraditional learning events. New post April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning.

What You Can Expect When Asking a Vendor for Client References

Absorb LMS

If you’re evaluating new applications such as a learning management system (LMS), you may be considering asking the shortlisted vendors for references. Here’s why: Client privacy. Rather, it’s in respect for the client’s privacy.

How Data Analytics Helps Boosting Your E-Learning Experience


Study can be tracked and then tested to evaluate retention rate and understanding. In addition, managing data privacy is also a big concern. Whitepaper on Analytics in Learning.

Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning


This data could be about learner’s clicks, time spent on various pages and various other data points that are not directly evaluated as a part of learners’ progress. Managing data privacy, security and associated cost is also a challenge. I am sure you already know about ‘analytics’.

Let's talk GDPR ????


The EU has decided to strengthen and regulate the privacy policy across the European Union. Firmwater hired TrustArc to assess and evaluate Firmwater's fitness level when it comes to data protection. Our team has been and is working hard to implement the following measures: Updating our privacy policy. Keeping data protection in mind when developing new functionality in Firmwater LMS (privacy by design framework). Firmwater is getting ready for the GDPR.

GDPR came and went: how it impacted our products

Rustici Software

At Rustici Software, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came at an ideal time for us to complete a self-review of our data privacy. Our tools can be many things to many people, with each product having its own set of data privacy scenarios to think through. Of course we went through the normal process of evaluating our company-wide privacy policy and made some small changes. Nothing with privacy and software is final.

What You Need to Know: GDPR & xAPI


Find out more as we explain everything you need to know about this important set of privacy regulations. a process for regularly testing, assessing, and evaluating the effectiveness of technical and organizational measures for ensuring the security of the processing.

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GDPR: Docebo is ready – are you?


In an effort to harmonize its data privacy laws, the European Union (EU), after lengthy negotiations, in April 2016 finally adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”, EU regulation 2016/679), which will come into force on May 25, 2018.

What is the plan for DISC, xAPI, and ADL?


After about two years of research and requirements gathering, we’ve determined that a program to certify professionals who create learning experiences leveraging xAPI, with practice-based evaluation of their work products, is an idea worth championing so DISC will work with a stakeholder group to define requirements for a such a professional, Learning Record Provider certification program.

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Top Benefits of a Healthcare LMS

ePath Learning

This is extremely important for mandatory training around compliance and privacy. Hospitals and health systems can use a healthcare LMS to evaluate the effectiveness of their training programs using tests, quizzes, surveys, and assessments.

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

This will involve an analysis of the curriculum pre-study, and an evaluation of the learning experience post-study. This wades into the murky waters of privacy and ethics, but theoretically at least, a company could purchase access to a particular MOOC’s analytics.

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Transition Doesn’t have to be a Challenge


For example, one transitioning client had critical learning programs that needed to be evaluated right away. Performitiv uses modern software security, integration and data protection and privacy protocols.

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The Crawl, Walk, Run methodology for adopting learning analytics


All the recent upheaval generated by various online platforms being accused of storing (and possibly distributing) user information has shown how much of a concern virtual privacy is.

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Degreed Does Data: Algorithms


Without the inputs, algorithms can’t give outputs, so users can never have complete privacy. Once you know the inputs, you’ll also better understand the outputs, helping you confidently evaluate the results of your learning platform.

Working Arm in Arm

CLO Magazine

Experts recommend beginning by evaluating which business functions could most easily benefit from AI and which analytical techniques would be required. One of them is evaluating a project’s impact on the corporate culture, employee experience and, ultimately, employee engagement.

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How Technology Partners Help Associations Comply with GDPR

WBT Systems

Complying with GDPR isn’t only about developing a new privacy statement and opt-in forms. Many privacy experts believe the US and other nations will adopt similar regulations given the ongoing complaints about Facebook and Google data practices. Just this week, a US senator said: “Facebook’s secret data sharing partnerships raise urgent new reasons for stronger privacy protections—beginning with a privacy bill of rights modeled on Europe’s new rules (GDPR).”.

Degreed Does Data: Data Science


Of course, don’t forget to keep the data safe, by talking through specifics security threats and privacy protections. When shopping for or evaluating a learning solution, make sure it offers elegant, intuitive displays of the data, so you can spot the trends instantly.

danah boyd ASTD Tech Knowledge Key Note #astdtk13

Learning Visions

We see teenagers going public, but this doesn’t mean they’ve given up their privacy. Privacy is not control of information; it’s the ability to control a social situation. Ability to achieve privacy in these spaces. Can you get a team to buy in to be collectively evaluated

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Are YOU HIPAA (TX HB 300) Compliant in Texas?


The Texas Health and Safety Code defines covered entities as any individual, business, or organization that: Engages in the practice of assembling, collecting, analyzing, using, evaluating, storing or transmitting Protected Health Information (PHI). Covered entities must ensure that employees have a signed statement verifying that they were trained on HIPAA Privacy and Security. Federal HIPAA Privacy and Security fines range from $100 to $1.5 It’s the law!

Mandatory Healthcare Compliance Training Made Easy With An LMS


Further, HIPAA or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act have defined standards to ensure the privacy protection of patients’ medical records and other healthcare information. Tracking, Evaluating and Acknowledging Learners’ Performance.

The Flexible eLearning Framework


Evaluation: This dimension covers two main aspects of evaluation: Evaluation of the effectiveness of the eLearning course and the course facilitator. It also covers the evaluation of the achievement of the learners. Who evaluates and grades learners’ work?

Course of the Week Highlight: HIPAA, HTML5, and more!


The bundle covers how to interview and evaluate candidates, salvage an interview that has gone off the rails, and how to negotiate—all for only $7. . An active flu season is all the more reason to refresh your healthcare staff (RNs and other healthcare professionals) on HIPAA law and how it applies to patient privacy. This 30-minute course discusses the elements of the privacy rule as it applies in a healthcare environment— only $4.50/user through January 21. .

Degreed Does Data: Data Science


Of course, don’t forget to keep the data safe, by talking through specifics security threats and privacy protections. When shopping for or evaluating a learning solution, make sure it offers elegant, intuitive displays of the data, so you can spot the trends instantly.

4 Types of Employee Data to Help Plan your Training Curriculum


If the employees still are not able to get to their target numbers, they can be evaluated for further training or replacement. Beyond the HIPAA laws that those in the medical fields have had to contend with for years, there are additional data privacy laws in nearly all fields.

Training Outsourcing: Overcoming Five Fallacies

CommLab India

Evaluating Learning Impact is Difficult. Taking the feedback of your employees on the given training, monitoring their ability to perform a particular task after training, improved efficiencies, all these help you evaluate the impact of the outsourced training.

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Moodle Journal

Written as a companion to the SharePoint Server 2010 Evaluation Guide for Technical and Business Decision Makers, I found it very readable.

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Why is Compliance so Hard? And Why it Doesn’t Have to Be!

Enyota Learning

With several temp and hourly employees having to deal with several disparate central reservation systems, POS systems, finance, sales, guest relations, catering and physical security systems that tie into the network, organizations have to continually evaluate new policies and drive adherence to them to avoid violations and save their name. For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area.

Four examples of microlearning in business

Ed App

Imagine providing your customers with a short cybersecurity course to keep them in the know about online privacy. Unlimited evaluation period. . As business gets more and more complex, keeping staff up to date with changes is getting more and more challenging. One of the most effective ways to do this is to keep staff up to date with short, easy to complete micro lessons. This chunking of learning helps keep staff engaged with workplace changes and with minimal interruption.

GDPR: Docebo is ready – are you?


In an effort to harmonize its data privacy laws, the European Union (EU), after lengthy negotiations, in April 2016 finally adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”, EU regulation 2016/679), which will come into force on May 25, 2018.

The ROI of eLearning: How to measure the success of your training program


In this article, we will reveal some of the latest trends in retrieving and evaluating the ROI of eLearning. Learner analytics are now taking center stage when evaluating and selecting the right eLearning training provider. Training programs that deliver performance are in high demand.

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12 LMS Attributes You Shouldn’t Compromise On

Melon Learning

To get internal feedback and buy-in, include as many internal stakeholders as possible into the initial training platform evaluation. Ask yourself (and your internal technical staff) what could be the downtime during upgrades and try to evaluate its business impact.