Designing a learning technology ecosystem

Elucidat

The global pandemic has seen people rapidly adopting new technologies. Hear how Tracie Cantu, Director of Learning Technology at Wholefoods, is adapting her approach in light of these developments. Top tips for successful learning in the face of change.

What’s Hot In Learning Technology? Summer Webinar Series

Talented Learning

The Weather Is Heating Up — So Is Learning Technology Thought Leadership. But are you warming up to all the innovation that is redefining today’s red-hot learning technology market? Fortunately, at Talented Learning, we make it our business to know. I’ll be co-hosting each of these live online sessions, along with thought leaders from some of the learning technology industry’s coolest vendors. Learn from the best.

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Society of Actuaries & Meridian Host Webinar on Delivering Learner Value

Meridian

Award-winning learning technology provider Meridian Knowledge Solutions and their partner dominKnow will host a free live webinar featuring their client, the Society of Actuaries, who will share how their adaptable infrastructure can help organizations streamline learning processes. Director of e-Learning and Leslie Fausher, e-Learning Manager at the Society of Actuaries. To learn more, visit [link]. To learn more, visit [link].

Society of Actuaries & Meridian Host Webinar on Delivering Learner Value

Meridian

Award-winning learning technology provider Meridian Knowledge Solutions and their partner dominKnow will host a free live webinar featuring their client, the Society of Actuaries, who will share how their adaptable infrastructure can help organizations streamline learning processes. Director of e-Learning and Leslie Fausher, e-Learning Manager at the Society of Actuaries. To learn more, visit [link]. To learn more, visit [link].

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. learning.

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

As I mentioned in last week’s post, mLevel is beginning to push the learning industry in the direction of using all of the data available to L&D to make better decisions on how its employees are interacting with their learning programs. One way to do that is to use the events that occur during an interaction to translate them into actionable items for the L&D leaders to know how to evolve their learning programs to be as efficient as possible. Quick Overview of xAPI.

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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. January 9, 2007 holds special significance in the annals of modern technology.

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xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry

MakingBetter

Since last year, I worked with IEEE to standardize the Experience API (xAPI) specification. Most of my work is with the IEEE-LTSC but recently a few other IEEE standards groups expressed interest in using xAPI. They’re looking at xAPI because it provides a way to share data across devices, related to people, in a way other systems can understand. This is exciting stuff for everyone with a hand in making xAPI what it is. Second, an xAPI Camp is happening.

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Unlocking the Power of xAPI with Learning Pool’s LMS

Learning Pool

Our customers can now unlock the power of xAPI on their Learning Management System (LMS). To achieve this we’ve added two new additions to our plugin product set, the xAPI Launch Activity and the xAPI Logstore. xAPI Launch Activity. About Learning Pool .

A Step-by-Step Guide to Publish and Host your E-learning on an LMS

CommLab India

You have developed a fantastic e-learning. Hosting courses developed using e-learning authoring tools on a Learning Management System (LMS) is the most preferred option, because you can: Track learning progress. Click the LMS tab to publish your e-learning course to an LMS. Now most tools offer HTML5 output option in publishing so that your e-learning is compatible with mobile devices. Learning Technology LMS

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

As I mentioned in last week’s post, mLevel is beginning to push the learning industry in the direction of using all of the data available to L&D to make better decisions on how its employees are interacting with their learning programs. One way to do that is to use the events that occur during an interaction to translate them into actionable items for the L&D leaders to know how to evolve their learning programs to be as efficient as possible. Quick Overview of xAPI.

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A Glance Back at xAPI; A Look Ahead at Data Ownership

MakingBetter

” Well, my objectives with xAPI were the following: Enable data interoperability across systems. Surface the evidence linking learning and performance. Lower the barrier to entry and remove the obstacles to creating and improving learning experiences. Encourage innovation, diversity and economic opportunity within (and outside of) the learning technology community. There’s a group hosted by ADL that is working towards this.

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eLearning Authoring Tools + xAPI = A Love Story

gomo learning

eLearning authoring tools and xAPI go together like the proverbial horse and carriage. In this blog post from Customer Success Manager, Simon Waldram, we look at the love affair between xAPI and authoring tools, and detail four ways an authoring tool can use xAPI to drive learning value. What Is xAPI? In its simplest form, an xAPI statement consists of an actor, verb, and object. actor": "Jared", "verb": "completed", "object": "xAPI training". }.

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An explanation of cmi5 in (mostly) plain English

Rustici Software

It’s all too common to hear someone say “cmi5 is the bridge between SCORM and xAPI” around the office. But we’ve come a long way since the early days of SCORM in terms of technological advancements. Essentially: cmi5 = LMS + xAPI data. Learning Management System (LMS).

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Solving Real Problems with Learning Technologies [Webinar Q&A]

gomo learning

In our webinar ‘Solving Real Problems with Learning Technologies’, gomo’s Mike Alcock, Jeff Fissel, and Dawn Baron discussed the challenges they heard from L&D professionals they’d met at recent industry trade shows like Learning Technologies 2019. While learning challenges will always surface, some can be more easily managed with the right tools and knowing how to leverage those tools to achieve optimal outcomes.

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The Unbundling of Learning Technology

Cinch

The world of technology is unbundling: consumers can take advantage of best-in-class solutions rather than use a behemoth, monolithic application that can do everything but nothing well (i.e. As technology becomes more unbundled, it is the user who benefits. Unbundling of Learning Technology. We believe that learning technology is ready for this same revolution. Cinch takes the next step in unbundling learning technology with xAPI and more.

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Today’s enterprise learning strategies require smart solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional tools. A Learning Platform empowers L&D departments to drive business growth through their efforts, and a key pillar of this solution is the Learning Management System (LMS). To understand how a Learning Platform will help improve enterprise learning objectives, you must first grasp what an LMS is, why it’s an essential tool, and how to get the most out of it.

If all you have is a hammer…

Superb Learning

The great quote can be applied to many situations, especially to the design and development of a digital learning experience. One of the big mistakes we see when people are putting their content online is that they start with the technology. They select a learning platform and then create the learning experiences and learning assets to fit with the platform. Having this learning first approach limits the learning experience that you could create.

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. A trend should matter to any buyer, seller or user of learning technology who wants to make ongoing, intelligent and informed choices. It directly affects learning technology buyers and sellers.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

Unlike those who think learning management systems (LMS) are largely irrelevant or are back office systems, I see tremendous value and potential everywhere I look. That’s because I’m focused on a much broader market opportunity for learning tech. That’s where modern learning technology is thriving, making a measurable difference and where LMS innovation is rampant. It’s less about learning and more about process.

What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LXP? [Buyer’s Guide]

Instilled

In the last three years, learning experience platforms (LXPs) have grown in popularity due to the shifts in how we live and learn. As a relatively new product, however, LXPs lack the same awareness that learning management systems have in the L&D industry.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

I have now formally reviewed 125 of the potential 700 learning management solutions available in the world. As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors. I started writing this post, had a sense of déjà vu and remembered an interview I did last year on the learning technology market for the Expertus blog. There is incredible diversity across learning platforms.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

Adobe Captivate has been a top choice for creating dynamic and engaging e-learning for quite some time now. With every version, Adobe makes improvements and also has some neat additions to the tool which make it easier to develop e-learning courseware. How can it help you craft good e-learning? Adobe Captivate 9 comes with a repository of characters and templates that simplify e-learning development. Here’s a video on using Adobe Captivate to create m-learning apps.

7 eLearning Tools Every L&D Pro Needs

Instilled

With a growing influx of eLearning tools and technologies, understanding what each one does and knowing how they fit into your own learning tech stack can be difficult. In this blog post, you’ll gain a better understanding of the different types of learning tools and how you can benefit from each one. Before you can deliver, track, and analyze learning , you need to actually have content to share. These tools allow you to create custom learning and training content.

This Week in MakingBetter: Teamwork and Tough Questions

MakingBetter

There’s a lot of team spirit about the xAPI community. The third xAPI Design Cohort kicked off, but there’s still time to sign up by February 5. Last week, our friends across the pond hosted a literal “bar” camp for xAPI — over forty people talking xAPI at a pub in London after the Learning Technologies UK conference. We travel a bit and we love meeting people, geeking out about learning and making new friends.

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Top 4 Highlights of Learning Solutions 2016

Inkling

The Learning Solutions 2016 conference, hosted by the eLearning Guild in Orlando, Florida, provided attendees with a unique opportunity to learn from experts in the industry, meet other learning technology platforms, and understand the universal problems people are encountering in the learning space. He noted that joy is really what learning is all about, which set the stage nicely for the remainder of the conference.

Challenging Trends: Data, Learning and the LRS

HT2 Labs

As learning professionals and technologists, we’re no strangers to the latest industry trends, but keeping up can be something of a challenge. Adaptive Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Learning Analytics; the list goes on. In his role as Chief Product Officer at Learning Pool, Ben Betts joined Learning Pool’s COO, Deborah Limb to form a panel for the ‘Data, Learning and the LRS’ webinar where they discussed the growing importance of data in learning.

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LTDX 2021 special sneak peek

Rustici Software

Normally this time of year, we’d be gearing up for a long plane ride to London to exhibit with our fellow LTG companies at the annual Learning Technologies UK conference. Learning Technologies Digital Experience (LTDX) will take place online from February 15 – 26, 2021.

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gomo Named a “Hot Vendor in Learning” by Leading Analyst Firm [press release]

gomo learning

gomo, the leading provider of eLearning authoring, video, hosting and analytics, has been included in the list of “Hot Vendors for Learning 2019” by Aragon Research, Inc. The report recognizes gomo as a vendor of choice for enterprises that need a comprehensive video learning platform. “We’re gomo features an easy-to-use interface that allows users to create learning content and embed third-party content and quizzes into courses.

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What is a Learning Record Store (LRS)

ProProfs

In the early days of computing, storing learning data (or any other data for that matter) was not that organized and systematic. The arrival of advanced computer technologies and the cloud has changed this situation for good. With online training and learning a norm these days, the need for capturing and storing learners’ experiences or other learning-related activities is paramount. Take a look: What is a Learning Record Store? Capturing Learning Experiences.

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Introducing Waves – the learning campaign builder

Learning Pool

If you were at Learning Technologies 2020 then you’ll have seen that we launched a new product called Waves. Waves is Learning Pool’s learning campaign builder and it’s designed to give you unparalleled control over the delivery of your content. Blog Learn & Connect

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LCMS vs. LMS: A Guide to Learning Content Management Systems

Elucidat

The learning technologies market is fast-growing and full of innovative products. One of the least understood learning technologies is Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS). What is a Learning Content Management System (LCMS)? First thing’s first: an LCMS stands for Learning Content Management System. It’s a platform that allows you to create, manage, host and track digital learning content. The majority of learning is digital.

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HT2 Labs and eThink Education Partner to Bring Next-Generation Learning Software to the Workplace

HT2 Labs

Combining eThink’s high-touch and robust open-source learning platform solutions and HT2 Labs’ innovative, next-generation learning software, this collaboration equips learners with an exceptional professional learning experience. eThink Education provides fully-managed solutions for open-source Moodle and Totara Learning Management Systems (LMS) including cloud hosting, implementation, integration, consultation, and management services.

Comprehensive Guide To Picking a SCORM Compliant LMS in 2021

Academy of Mine

SCORM compliance makes life easier for everybody in the Learning Management System (LMS) community, and making sure you choose a SCORM compliant LMS is a no-brainer. How’d we get from an executive order and the Department of Defense to learning management software?

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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. Learners who suffer from sensory, intellectual or technological difficulties will need assistive technology to successfully access and complete their training courses. Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). Agile Learning.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. I hasten to say that there are other avenues we wish were getting attention, but we realize the following trends have practical priorities for the majority of our clients: Micro Learning — Short learning segments have multiple advantages, but what stands out is their facilitation of getting to specifically needed content very quickly. You can learn more about Michael here.

E-learning Outsourcing: The 5-step Development Process

CommLab India

As a training manager or somebody responsible for the training initiativesin your organization, you need to have an idea of the e-learning design and development process, when it’s outsourced to an external e-learning vendor. Having clarity on the process will yield optimum results.But dont’ worry if you have no idea of what outsourcing e-learning involves. Here is the five step e-learning development process involved in outsourcing.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

sales team to handle more sophisticated learning technology buying opportunities and RFPs, and has expanded implementation and support services staff to provide a higher level of help, guidance, expertise and ongoing support. Docebo LMS is designed to support straightforward learning and elearning scenarios — easily. Adding this capability would make the LMS more competitive with learning solutions that serve member-based organizations. Target Learning Scenarios.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. There’s lots to be learned! Cloud-based learning.

Video killed the radio star: So will LXP kill LMS?

Learning Pool

Since the dawn of history, each new technology arrival has created an expectation that the old way of doing things was now doomed to extinction. Divergence of learning content . And this holds true, as well, for learning. What about informal learning?