Because quality matters

Clark Quinn

And I joined with some others to promote quality elearning. And I realized that it’s because I care; because quality matters. Yet, too much of what’s done is under-informed, if not outright misled. So you can continue to expect me to work for quality, and back up those who do likewise. The post Because quality matters appeared first on Learnlets. I was reflecting on some of the actions my colleagues and I take.

5 Tips For Quality Assurance In eLearning


The only way to lessen scepticism is to provide adequate assurance of quality in e-learning and prove that it fulfills the training needs well. With well demonstrated quality assurance, this can be very well achieved.

Top 3 Reasons Your eLearning Needs Quality Assurance

eLearning Brothers

To address a drop in the quality of products being produced , full-time inspectors were employed to identify and correct any product quality failures. Software companies have entire teams devoted to quality assurance; that may not be a reality within your eLearning team.

Close the Sale With Quality Content


Don’t let the sales dialogue end prematurely–arm your sales team with high-quality reference materials, complemented by customized content designed specifically for the lead. Why quality sales content matters. Poor-quality content leaves your team ill-prepared for vital conversations, and makes it difficult to instantly source answers to the prospect’s big questions. So what does high-quality sales content look like?

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The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Managers Page 16 Example 2: Information. training 20% Provide quality learning interventions and tools • Incorporation of adult learning practices into the. Example 2: Information Security. bumbling characters out to create the greatest movie ever made on information.

Content Quality

Tony Karrer

And quite often one of the first concerns listed is content quality. If I allow people to edit a wiki, how will I know it's good quality? Yes, someone could post something wrong on the wiki, but they likely are already putting that same information in emails and IMs. Except that whatever belief we might have had in any kind of editorial quality just evaporated. Where's the quality? This natural instinct is the best solution to poor quality content.

We’re Hiring! Quality Assurance Engineer (Belgrade)


Our Quality Assurance team is key to the company as they are responsible for creating end-to-end test plans that target testing of the LearnUpon web application. Demonstrate good judgment in analyzing information to make routine decisions.

Fix Those Pesky Digital Learning Quality Assurance Pain Points


But discovering the right way to do quality assurance can be a time consuming and often frustrating task. Here at ELM, we’ve had our own share of frustration because the thing about quality assurance is: if your product is flawless, you’re done in a day.

3 Ways to Kickstart Your Product Launch with Quality Content


Unfortunately, research has found that only half the information learned from sales training events are retained after only a month. These delivery methods make it impossible to search for specific content unless reps can remember the precise document that contains the needed information. The post 3 Ways to Kickstart Your Product Launch with Quality Content appeared first on Inkling. A new product launch is a very exciting time.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

leader and business manager, they feel good about the quality. Diagnose: Sue has a general idea of what she needs to improve, but she knows she needs to get more information to better diagnose and understand her skill gaps. We combine 130 years of quality in learning with award-winning.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer


Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes. Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’.

Qualities of Exceptional Online Teachers

360 Training

Just like any other job, online instruction requires specific qualities and skills to perform it in the best possible manner. In this blog, we have highlighted a few of the qualities that make an exceptional online teacher. The most important quality of “good teachers” is the passion to share their knowledge and dedication to guide the students towards the right path. What other skills and qualities should an online teacher possess? Interested in teaching online ?

Audio quality does matter

Clive on Learning

Audio fidelity will affect people's memory for audio information. and in which communication is more rapid and spontaneous, we might be tempted to put out any old thing, recorded using poor quality equipment and with little care.

Formal vs. Informal Learning Explained


The opportunity for higher quality gains is in informal learning. I have touched on informal learning before as we are seeing it grow in popularity in modern organizations. In general, informal learning refers to things like: Asking colleagues how to do something.

Shooting High-Quality Video For Online Courses (On a Budget)

Thought Industries

Our clients ask us all the time for information on how to shoot high-quality video for online courses and learning experiences.

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How do you fight inert knowledge? Develop quality instruction…

Coffee and Design

By providing the learner instruction through separate channels, the brain is able to create and store separate representations of information. Consider Wikipedia’s definition of Inert Knowledge — information which one can express but not use. I say, focus on the quality.

14 Incredible Informal & Social Learning Quotes


THE QUOTE: “ Informal learning is enhanced when humans participate in interactive experiences.” – Allen (2004; Birchfield et al. THE JOURNEY: We believe in the amazing power of informal and social learning, and are excited about the potential these learning approaches offer for ensuring effective workplace learning and performance support. What other inspiring quotes on informal & social learning have you come across?

Information Radar

Tony Karrer

You need information radar that continuously scans for new, quality information that you should be aware of. Information Addiction Let me start this topic with a word of caution. This reaction causes you to seek more information.

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). On the contrary, I believe formal and informal modes of delivery complement each other.

How to Play the eLearning File Size Game Without Losing Quality

eLearning Brothers

The game we play is when we decrease course file sizes to load faster for your learners without losing quality. Again, we’ve just found it easier to start with images since they are the easiest to bring down in file size without losing noticeablequality.

Quality and Web 2.0

Tony Karrer

At the same time, this echoes what I read recently in The Chronicle - New Metrics of Scholarly Authority - Michael Jensen - right now we're still living with the habits of information scarcity because that's what we have had for hundreds of years. The publishers and peer review assured the quality of what is produced. quality theoretically comes from public review and scrutiny. We validate the quality of the content. In a post by Will Richardson - Web 2.0

Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality

Tony Karrer

The focus of this post is around the quality of Text-to-Speech based on Natural Language processing. The quality criteria for Text-to-Speech Voices are pretty simple. Each of these parts has a specific role and by understanding a bit more about what they do, you can better evaluate quality of the result. Natural Language Processor (NLP) and Quality The natural language processor is what knows the rules of English grammar and word formation (morphology).

Instruction eLearning 2.0 and Quality

Tony Karrer

The comments are interesting to see and discuss: Can anyone tell me where QUALITY comes into play with these collaborative enterprise 2.0 Later they say: Invariably, quality will mean very different things to different elearning providers. My quality concerns: Is it instructionally sound? If we provide information in the form of performance support, reference material, etc., I'm not sure, but it seems that the commenter is making an assumption that this lowers quality.

Developing Quality eLearning at the Speed of Sound


This topic is discussed by Cathy Moore and describes an employer who values course quantity over quality. Why not create a meeting template that addresses the basic information and asks the common questions? The post Developing Quality eLearning at the Speed of Sound appeared first on.

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Open 24/7: get quality new courses anytime with TalentLMS’ Marketplace


To put some numbers behind these claims, the TalentLMS Marketplace catalog , initially populated by 20 high quality courses from our Australia-based partners Skills Maintenance, now boasts over 240 courses.

Curation: Making Sense of Digital Information

The Peformance Improvement

So much information; so little time. Technology allows consumers of information to also be curators of information. We can use technology to select, organize, present, and evolve the information that we need. Aggregators of online information, such as

12 Tips to Enhance Video Production Quality

KZO Innovations

Here are 12 tips to instantly improve the video production quality so they stay. . Production: 5. Be aware of sound quality. Poor sound recording quality can make you come across as amateur. Make sure your sound quality is high so that viewers won’t second-guess your professionalism. Your quality content needs to be properly seen, so make sure it looks great!

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Microphones and Audio Information

Tony Karrer

that were asking about quality differences between a Blue Snowball mic and SHURE mics. I just saw a couple of comments on my post Recommended End of Year eLearning Tools Spending?

Common Myths about e-Learning

Origin Learning

e-Learning saves cost but compromises on quality. Though it is safe to assume that e-Learning is more economically viable than the other conservative methods, it definitely does not compromise on quality of education it provides. e-Learning is just for information technology.

6 Benefits of Informal Learning


Perhaps the highest level of learning with the deepest cognitive impact is informal learning. In this article, we’ll share with you the strategies to embed informal learning in your eLearning environment to capitalize on this excellent motivating learning style.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)


THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities.

Instruction eLearning 2.0 and Quality

Clark Quinn

The comments are interesting to see and discuss: Can anyone tell me where QUALITY comes into play with these collaborative enterprise 2.0 Later they say: Invariably, quality will mean very different things to different elearning providers. My quality concerns: Is it instructionally sound? If we provide information in the form of performance support, reference material, etc., I'm not sure, but it seems that the commenter is making an assumption that this lowers quality.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

Peer Review vs. Search Engine Places - Quality of Information in a Web 2.0 Sources

Tony Karrer

But what really caught my eye was the statement: For information-seekers using their favorite search engine, quality is simple to define. a link to buy this book at, and if it is immediately available for full-file use, then it is deemed to be of high quality. Moreover, because the seeker has quickly been successful in obtaining a work of high quality, there is a transferal of quality to the work's authors, who receive a high "expert" ranking.

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E-learning Uncovered

Through the UC official download site, you can download high quality mobile apps such as UC Browser freely, quickly and safely, to enjoy your mobile life infinitely

Want Results? Champion the Informal

Jay Cross

We have an information explosion. All it is is “e” — electronic, and that’s not enough for quality. I first heard about informal learning was at a conference in Orlando, Florida, a dozen years ago. Informal Learning

The Golden Rules of High-Quality Instructional Design

SHIFT eLearning

The quality of an instructional design is often gauged on three things: effectiveness, efficiency, and cost. It''s equally important, however, to zero in on the details involving the design and development of quality instruction.

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

One of the concerns raised by various comments during the series has been around the quality of the results of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Voices and if that was suitable for eLearning. A great deal more information per slide can be transferred with voice than with plain text.

The Masterclass on Informal Learning

Jay Cross

Your organization has decided to tilt in the direction of informal learning. Masterclass for L&D managers, instructional designers, and senior instructors on the concept and implementation of informal learning. Introduction to informal learning.