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.

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.

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5 Tips For Quality Assurance In eLearning

G-Cube

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.

We’re Hiring! Quality Assurance Engineer (Belgrade)

LearnUpon

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.

Developing Quality eLearning at the Speed of Sound

Trivantis

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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Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

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’.

3 easy ways media companies can improve the quality of training content

Docebo

3 easy ways publishing companies can improve the quality of their online training materials Even the best learning management system ( LMS ) is only as good as its content. In the same survey, 65% of respondents said the typical elearning module presents too much information.

Top Qualities of the Empowered Learner and How to Identify Them

eFront

These self-driven, learning enthusiasts all have something in common – they share the qualities of empowered learners. Identifying the Qualities of Empowered Learners. Let’s start by discussing the identifiable qualities of empowered learners.

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 ?

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!

Close the Sale With Quality Content

Inkling

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?

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

Learnnovators

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.

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.

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

TalentLMS

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.

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.

35 More Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

A few months ago I published a list of the 10 Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer. Since then, the eLearning community contributed so many qualities to the list it is now overflowing. So here are the next 35 qualities. Organize information well.

3 Ways to Kickstart Your Product Launch with Quality Content

Inkling

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.

Can Bill Gates Lead the Informal Learning Revolution?

Dashe & Thomson

Gates hopes educational video games’ addictive quality can lead to scientific curiosity. This organization will build a set of game-based pedagogical tools and game-design curricula that can be used within both formal and informal learning contexts.

14 Incredible Informal & Social Learning Quotes

Learnnovators

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?

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

Formal vs. Informal Learning Explained

LearnDash

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.

Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia

Connect Thinking

checklist for more information. If WCAG compliance is imperative to your organisation, you must seek further information from your IT department and LMS provider. New programming techniques are helping developers achieve better design quality outcomes.

Avoiding Information Overload in Online Learning Environments: An e-learning perspective

G-Cube

But the impact of this powerful medium is often diminished by information overload. To employ appropriate strategies, we first need to identify the potential contributors of information overload for a group of learners and then proceed accordingly. Quantity of Information.

Likert-Type Scales: Examples, Samples and Information

Kapp Notes

If you are doing a formative or summative evaluation of instruction or doing a needs assessment or a program evaluation, sooner or later you are going to need a Likert-type scale. You also may have a question about using odd or even numbers in the Likert-Type Scale, here is some insight on that. Here are several types of scales that you might find handy.

How to (and Why) Produce High Quality Audio for E-Learning

Mindflash

Audio quality is the most important element of any multimedia content. A producer friend once told me that when shooting video, audio quality is everything. In fact, she went on to say that the video quality could be high definition, but if the audio is bad, it ruins the whole thing.

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.

From information to knowledge and the democratization of learning

eFront

We live in the era of the ‘Information Revolution’. Senge where the Greek word “Metanoia” is introduced to describe the “shift of mind” happening when a piece of information becomes to knowledge. We try to make this informal knowledge searchable and transferable.

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.

Four Tips for High-quality, Not High-budget Videos: Make the Most of the Resources at Hand by Shane Lovellette

Learning Solutions Magazine

Many instructional content creators believe that in order to create professional-quality videos, they need a large budget or movie-style production. It’s easy to create engaging, quality videos quickly and at low cost. By cutting out effects and fancy transitions, you can rely on a few key tricks to produce informational and compelling videos.

5 Tips for Making a High Quality Video for Your Website

Visual Lounge

5 Tips for Making a High Quality Video for Your Website. Answers to these questions can help give your video direction and can end up informing everything you do, from how you craft your content to how your stylize and edit your footage.

Leadership Qualities of a Millennial Leader

CLO Magazine

As millennials we do, however, have a wealth of information related to technology we’d like to share. Although the prospect of baby boomers retiring has been delayed by the recession, it is coming. Each day 10,540 baby boomers turn 60, according to Larry and Meagan Johnson, authors of Generations, Inc. , and are thinking of doing something with their lives other than leading your organizations.

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

TalentLMS

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.

Information Overload and New Initiatives

There Is No Chalk

A recent article over at CLO online talks about the problem of information overload in the workplace. The article talks about the impact of this problem on the quality of work, the morale of employees, and the amount of time information overload causes when people have to keep re-orienting to tasks they get pulled away from, or get prioritized into.While the thrust of the article is about how to.

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

Beyond enterprise social networks – which are hardly universal and face substantial challenges of their own – UGC in the broader sense is beset by concerns about content quality, accountability, organisational culture, job security and power dynamics.

Want Results? Champion the Informal

CLO Magazine

We have an information explosion. When the “e” is for electronic, that says nothing about quality. I first heard about informal learning a dozen years ago at a conference in Orlando, Fla. The scientists discovered that more than 80 percent of the way people learned was informal. Research in Canada, Massachusetts and a number of other places, usually with government funding, found generally 80 percent of the way people learn their jobs is informally.

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

This level seeks to evaluate whether your learners acquired the information, skills, and knowledge they were expecting to obtain. Every course or training initiative has at least one of two goals: to bridge knowledge gaps , and/or to transform the learner’s behavior.

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