Slack Vs. Hipchat: Which Works Best for Informal Learning?


Both are methods for informal communication. Find out why informal learning and person-to-person communication is such a vital part of ELM culture. With informal methods, learners can ask the right question at the right time–no waiting.

Server-Based Instructional Design Tool

Kapp Notes

Todd Osborn and Gabe Baumann from Landmark ASP Solutions presented a great tool for collaboratively developing a course using a server-based development platform.

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Adaptive versus Responsive Design

Obsidian Learning

Adaptive design is server-side , meaning the images are optimized for specific screen resolutions before the page is even delivered. The server distinguishes what kind of device is accessing the site and loads the preset layout based on that device.

Top Six E-Learning Tools for 2015

eLearning 24-7

So, one server goes to another server on another vendor’s site. You can extract information from ADDIE and use it in building your course or courses. Same with the informal-formal learning. . Then put a bow on it and call it a day or informal learning or formal learning or 70-20-10 or something else that has been around since the early to mid 1900’s. Not informal-formal. Well it is that time of the year. For what?

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Track Course Completions for Free Using Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer

E-learning Uncovered

If that sounds like a lot of work, keep in mind that this is a FREE solution that can be implemented within a day (assuming you already have a web server), where the alternative likely means purchasing, implementing, configuring, and using an LMS. Step 1 – Readying Your Web Server.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

As the software industry continues to move away from purchased client/server applications and toward cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) solutions, LMS administrators must rethink the means that they employ to keep their system free from attack, and most importantly, keep their data secure.

E-learning Deployment – Considerations and Tools


The benefit of this approach is that you don’t need to be concerned with installing, updating and managing servers and software. because it contains sensitive information about your company). You’ll also need to install some web server add-ons to handle your LMS code (e.g

Latest #LMS Takeaways Plus Did you know?

eLearning 24-7

If you want to know the security levels, go directly to those hosting sites and you can read about it – the vendors tend to send you the same information anyway; they might increase say (assuming the hosting site is 128 bit AES) to 256 AES, but as a whole – it is right there for your eyes on the hosting server site. I have yet to see or hear someone’s country not have a server available to them, from those hosted server sites. Hello from Berlin.

Cloud Based eLearning Platforms: 10 Advantages eLearning Professionals Need To Know


They will now have the resources they need to keep customers informed and have an in depth understanding of the company policies and procedures, thanks to the cloud based training. All the information is right there when they need it, which leads to improved on-the-job performance.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

It’s quite obvious that each year more and more data comes to process, and learning institutions would use tools made exclusively for big data analytics to make sense of the user generated information.

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Back by Popular Demand: Advanced Training at LUC 2017


You’ll use variables to track user interactivity, display both generic and user information, and conditionally branch within a title. Before taking this course, you should be familiar with JavaScript, and have some exposure to server side scripting and databases.).



Users of Moodle LMS have the choice of installing their Moodle account on cloud or server. Canvas LMS is capable of conveying information instinctively. Understanding Moodle versus Canvas.

Answers: How Do I Get Started With xAPI?


We’ve put out a few posts and articles that should help with some general information — like, what is the value proposition of the Experience API? Local/Bring-Your-Own-Server. Getting Started.

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Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

They contain confidential information. Ensure the privacy and confidentiality of organizational information. You should therefore have a streaming server apart from the normal server for the continuous streaming of videos.

DevCorner: Under the Hood—How TechSmith Fuse Works

Visual Lounge

They provide a vehicle for small bits of information. That type of QR code contains information that you consume, understand, and use. Snagit uses QR codes to convey information about itself. About Servers. In this case, you are the client , and Dropbox is the server.

Fewer Full-Sized Courses. More learning snacks, ePubs, Videos, and Reference Tools

Bottom-Line Performance

There’s a bigger push to reduce the total time spent in formal training, while conversely a perception that people need more and more information to do their jobs effectively. Video can be an excellent source of quick howto information or quick overview information.

Error message “No companies found in the current user account” in Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer

Adobe Captivate

Possible causes: Webroot defined incorrectly in web server. Incorrect port used when defining the server. php and internalserverread.php to the folder you have created in your web server. Configure the server settings as mentioned in the help document.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business


Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution.

How to Embed a PDF Viewer with Multiple PDFs in Articulate Storyline (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

Now that we know how Storyline’s triggers execute, we can use this information to our advantage. Very Important Note: This requires a web-server to run properly. Either post the final output to SCORM Cloud, post to your web server, or use a locally hosted test server (i.e.

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Wrestling Virtual Learning Technology Trauma to the Mat

ATD Learning Technologies

The host rapidly identified a new telephone bridge, added the phone information to the meeting room, and the whole event became a teleconference instead of a VOIP session.


Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

A great deal seems to be happening in the e-learning space and I've been getting a number of press releases and information about product, events and other great happenings so I thought I'd share some of that information in this post. Lync is the new family brand for the products formerly known as Communications Server, Communications Online and Communicator. Microsoft Lync Server 2010 support will be introduced in a future release of ProtoSphere.

Printing Slides in Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning Brothers

IMPORTANT: Test from a server or LMS. All of this information is included in the source files that you can download here. It’s not uncommon for Articulate Storyline developers to want to create a way for their learners to print a current slide for later reference.

B2B Top Five LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Many times, the lists can be about information that is only relevant to a select few or to the person writing the list. I disagree with that, because if the factoids, the bits of information matters to you OR you are someone who retains facts, data bytes for future conversations, then it stays, and thus it could be more than the 20% retention, as presented in that previous article. Offers the ability to have your own LMS on a separate server than everyone else. #2

eLearning is now created by people with no e-Learning background

Challenge to Learn

They now put all formal information and training in e-Learning courses and exams, so they can focus on different topics it the live sessions. With one click you can publish a course to an easygenerator server and you will get a link that you can share with your learners.

How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning

Origin Learning

Augmented Reality (AR) programs can make images, graphics and videos to ‘come alive’ by creating layers of digital information on top of the physical world that can be viewed through Android or iOS devices. Technology acts funny at times.

Intra-Organization Learning: How E-Learning Can Help


While a lot of this happens on the work floor, there needs to be a continuous flow of pertinent information that has to flow between two groups for them to learn about each other. Finally, knowledge checks are introduced from time to time – again in an informal manner.

5 Things To Look Out For While Choosing An LMS

Origin Learning

If not, ask your vendor to provide cloud based support on their servers. Choosing the right Learning Management System is an arduous task and if not done carefully, may lead to a substantial waste of time and money.


eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

Association eLearning

This trend gives rise to micro-learning (small chunks of information) and responsive design (courses that adapt to fit multiple screen sizes). In short, it is software and services accessed through the internet, through a remote server so you can access your content from anywhere.

Cross-platform LMS Integration Strategies

Web Courseworks

Getting them to exchange information with learning management systems (LMS) that were based on client/server architectures required leveraging cumbersome and specialized technologies like EDI.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business


Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution.

Learning Solutions Conference Day 1, my recap

Challenge to Learn

and are very informal. In fact the cloud is nothing else then a bunch of web servers behind a firewall, like the servers data would live on your corporate servers. Yesterday we had day 1 of LSCON2013 and here are my findings.

Cloud LMS or Hosted LMS: How Are They Different?

ATD Learning Technologies

The main difference is that the cloud LMS is hosted on the supplier's servers and offered as service, while the installed LMS is offered as a product and is run on the servers within the organization's network. Better Information Security.

User Interface lessons applied to eLearning

Challenge to Learn

Our idea is to give information to the author based on the behavior of the learners, indicating the flaws in the course all based on XAPI data. This provides a wealth of information about where your problems are and what mistakes people make. eLearning and user interface?

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Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements


Specifically, as you can see in the JSON snippet below, mLevel captures the information around the user’s score data as well as simple events such as a GameStart, QuestionDisplayed, CorrectAnswer, etc.

Vision 2016 - An Interview with Anne Mills


Reaching greater numbers of traditional teaching and learning professionals, without them feeling threatened by the means to improve their delivery of information, would be a good positive change that we must all work towards.

Why Should You Use Cloud Computing For E-Learning?

Origin Learning

Cloud computing is the technology which uses the internet and central remote servers to maintain applications and data. An educational cloud can serve as a reservoir of information which students can access when they are connected through their mobile devices or PCs.

4 Vital Considerations in the Age of Constant Cyberattacks

KMI Learning

For example, a typical website lives in an ecosystem consisting of an operating system, a web server, an application server, database servers, runtime environments, multiple web frameworks, 3rd party services, open-source libraries and of course custom-written code.