Mind the gap!

Learning with e's

Instead, let me say that the ''listening but not hearing'' problem is just one of the ''gaps'' teachers and students experience just about every day in education - chasms and transactional distances that can open up between intentions of one person and misrepresentations of another.

Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

This post presents everything you should know about agile eLearning before investing. When doing so, ensure that you are able to implement your user stories in one sprint, and cut them up if they are too big.

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Minding the gap

Learning with e's

This is one of the many evocative images from BETT 2016. The image was posted on Twitter by Lars Henriksen (aka @lektoren) based on a tweet from @serhatgurgun and I think it captures one of the most important messages to emerge from the event. Unported License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Online Visual Identity

Learning Visions

And I saw how one dimensional our images of our online contacts (and digital friends) can be -- typically based on the same profile picture thats used in countless places. I do, indeed, often look like that. It has something to do with creating an online identity thats well-rounded.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? Weve taken this up before and many of us IDs know the strategies for using audio most effectively by now. We know to avoid narrating text word for word, for instance.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Friday, October 30, 2009 Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? eLearning Art provides royalty free stock photos, images, and other assets to help you create some cool stuff in your own authoring tools. Yes, it’s so easy, even I can do it!) Images and assets aren’t free, but well-priced and worth the investment.

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Things You Must Consider Before Selecting an eLearning Company

Hurix Digital

Studying past training outcomes can help in identifying and bridging the gaps in skills or knowledge and make learning more relevant. Your needs analysis should help you address the following questions: What problems, challenges or skill/knowledge gaps does your eLearning seek to overcome?

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Above image is a very simplified example spreadsheet for your analysis. At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Now it is time to find the answer to those gaps so you have a full understanding of how each of the potential solutions will match your needs.

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eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences. Seat license models even change without a captive audience.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game. You can also include uploading capabilities, so it’s easy to share related documents, images, videos and completed assignments.

On the Horizon

Experiencing eLearning

Main focus has been higher ed, but they now do some specific reports: one for Australia/NZ, one for K-12. Distributed with a CC-license. What technology do you see used in some places that most organizations will use less than a year from now?

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

I know, because I’ve been on both sides of the evaluation table. You know your product is a contender and you deserve a shot at closing the deal. 2) Do you insist on client discovery sessions? 4) Do you offer a smart pricing strategy? 8) Do you avoid “spin”?

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Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

That’s because each category involves distinctive use cases, technical requirements, professional services and licensing models. Plus, they scale on-demand with usage-based licensing at a predictable cost. 11 The Gap Narrows Between Formal Education and Work Readiness.

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

Talented Learning

Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics? What challenges do you see with learning analytics? Because of our license flexibility, they’re not restricted. There are multiple related questions: Where do we put all this data?

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

TechSmith Camtasia

We make both screen recording and video editing software because we know that being able to capture your computer screen at work increases productivity. How many times a day do you have to answer the same question? How do I reconnect to the printer?”. You know.

Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

is licensed by Pixabay. However, the features alone do not engage the participants. It's what you choose to do with those features that’ll make the difference in your next virtual training, webinar, or meeting. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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Where is the road map?

Learning with e's

No matter how much successive governments pontificate on 'the way ahead' and no matter how much (or how little) money they throw at the problem, the fact is - we are standing still, because no one really knows where we are going. Image source by Boekmania Where is the road map?

How to Find Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

A good template can fill in the gaps for the novice elearning developer. In that case, it’s good to know what to look for and where to find templates that you can use. I’m not sure about you, but I don’t do too many family PowerPoint presentations.

Light the blue touch paper.

Learning with e's

We know what is coming next, we can control it, and it doesn't tax our minds that much. Yet we can do so much more by encouraging students to question for themselves. Do we need anarchy in the school system? Image source by Christopher Hubenthal Light the blue touch paper.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s jam-packed full of helpful terms, bookmark it so that you are always in the know. Usually, the completion of a certain number of units allows individuals to remain licensed in their profession. Course builders allow you to combine elements such as text, image, video etc.,

Are You Qualified to Build E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

It empowers people to do more and it creates opportunity for the ones using the tools. But it does mean that I am able to do something I couldn’t do before. Quick just-in-time tutorials like this one on cropping images in PowerPoint. He can do that all on his own.

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The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 – Part 2: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Limestone Learning

" Emergence of mysterious Black Box " by Thierry Hermann is licensed under CC BY 2.0. By leveraging AI, course designers can apply their energy to what they do best (and what still eludes AI): developing awesome content.

New ideas in a digital age

Learning with e's

Before the digital age, we had mass media to do the job - TV, radio and newspapers and prior to that, more primitive technologies were employed to spread news. Image source In the digital age however, many have questioned whether Rogers' model still has any traction. Unported License.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Leaf, clover, green ” by Jeon Sang-O is licensed by Pixabay. Many leaders are simply too busy to focus on their development or don’t know where to start. Do you know how well you’re doing? But how do you scale role play?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Can do an awful lot with PPT. Use scenarios – apply what you know to make a decision.Ask the learner to take info that’s not clearcut and apply it using a question (in PPT – picture of a farmer and 3 images of “experts&# to ask for advice. Whose advice do you follow?) Decide who wins the case When you see something you like, try to do it in PowerPoint. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Designing for Articulate: A Newbie’s View

Learning Visions

We also do a lot of custom Flash, Mohive, etc.) Use interesting images. I’m lucky to have some graphic artists on my team who know how to turn a page into something quite lovely! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Meeting Face to Face

Learning Visions

The universe has shifted slightly as Ive adjusted my images. Its nice to know who youre really talking to. This is me, in case you were wondering: I still havent bothered trying to figure out how to change my blogger image from that damn apple! United States License.

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Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? Today's participants know their time is valuable and resources are plenty. How do we manage this new set of expectations? The big question is—how do learning practitioners connect learning to the people?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. You just need to know what to look for and how to turn that into meaningful conclusions.

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Rubber Boots, Rain, Autumn ” by Peter Sitte is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Address the Skills Gap Challenge with Micro-Credentialing Micro-credentialing is a great way to track upskilling and certification for learners within organizations.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Reuben on the downside of rapid e-Learning tools: The emergence of "easy-to-use" authoring tools, however, has tempted us to believe that the instructional designer can do it all! Do you think instructional designers should be able to use the tools? Can they give the image life?

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning from Observation

Learning Visions

Not surprisingly, a lot more activity was seen if test subjects were watching to learn (anticipating that they were to do the task later) vs. watching only. Im no neuroscientist, but these kinds of images get me excited -- seeing which areas of the brain light up. It goes to show, weve got to make sure that were putting the right content into our courses -- so that the learner knows that he or she is actually going to be using this information later. United States License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Will the Real eLearning Industry Please Stand Up?

Learning Visions

– the names we know and associate with eLearning – Jay Cross , Ellen Wagner , Tony Karrer , Brent Schlenker , [insert your name here]. The point is – and I don’t really know what the point is – the point is, that’s a whole heck of a lot of perspectives.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

So, how do you set up and manage your recruiting function accordingly? How do you know if your recruiting function is operating on all cylinders? You probably know a thing or two about gamification by now. Topics: Why is there is gap between learning and applying?