The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

At the dawn of the video recording age, a battle raged about the best standard to use: VHS or Betamax. In it, Sony came out with a better standard, but kept it to themselves. Meanwhile, JVC’s VHS standard wasn’t quite as good, but they openly licensed it.

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

And if you don’t yet offer CEUs, what should you know before you take the plunge? People often seek continuing education to earn or maintain a professional license. On the other hand, those seeking professional licenses expect to pay for continuing education.

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LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

I thought I’d share some of the best “do’s and don’ts” from the recent sessions. The average five-year vendor bid for all licenses and services was $725K. LMS Demo Do’s. Don’t defend a perceived product gap. Admit the gap, say what you do and move on.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 7 More Things You Dont Need to Know About Me.

Learning Visions

Monday, December 29, 2008 7 More Things You Dont Need to Know About Me. Does this cover me for the 7 Things You Dont Need to Know About Me Meme that Sue Hickton just tagged me to do? I could also say that its exhaustion -- a by-product of motherhood -- three kids ages 5 1/2 - 7 months will do that to a person. My Dad had a few standard lines. So Im just doing six. Hard to resist the pull of needing to do more, more, more. And of doing it better.

Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

Talented Learning

We’ll do our best to continue honoring that trust by providing information and advice that helps you make better business decisions about learning technology. We don’t aim to find holes or gaps based on arbitrary standards. When you experience a good one, you know it.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

Friday, January 30, 2009 Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"? Is the degreed-ID the department manager and not doing any actual design work? You need to know how to work with other groups and meet their needs." As such, Ive seen the manager able to champion ideas and standards much more effectively than if there was a lack of degree or experience. And lord knows that the battalions of MBAs in the financial industry havent heaped up laurels lately.)

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) We are able to more truly capture the learning experience, which gives e-Learning developers and L&D experts the feedback they need to know what works and what doesn’t, and to continue to upgrade and enhance online training content to be as effective as possible. Where do you think the industry is moving?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". He quotes an article by Dion Hinchcliffe in ZD Net in which Dion states, The idea of DIY (Do It Yourself) is to get developers and IT departments out of the demand loop and letting users self-service themselves. And Standards to live up to.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Update

Learning Visions

Thursday, January 03, 2008 Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Update Over 50 instructional designers have now responded to the survey: Do You Have a Degree in ID? If you do have an advanced degree in instructional design, what difference has it made to you? Do you know more?

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

However, although students have been scrambling to get their degrees, employers are experiencing an unprecedented gap between the skills they need and the skills their employees have. senior executives reported a workforce skills gap. It standardizes performance.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design and Market Sector Differences

Learning Visions

In the survey Ive been running, Instructional Designers: Do You Have an Advanced Degree? But even within the corporate market, I know the roles of the instructional designer vary widely. What kinds of programs do you design? Do you have a graduate degree in ID? What do you do? What do you design? Do you have a graduate degree in ID? If "distance learning" means instructor-led online courses to you though, then yes, thats what Im doing.

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?

Open Source LMS: The Free LMS that isn’t Free!

Paradiso

We don’t want to scare you (we know you already are by now!) The good news: You don’t have to pay the licensing fee. You could hire an experienced freelancer, he might do it a little cheaper. You might try doing this in house.

How to Offer CPE Credits & Compliance Training Online (2020 Guide)

learnWorlds

Professionals all across the globe are constantly trying to keep up with an ever-expanding skill set required to be able to do their job effectively. In a way, accreditation becomes a career enhancement tool that offers your students the right equipment to do great in their professional lives.

How to Offer CPE & Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

It definitely cannot go unnoticed, but there is a range of factors or better yet – certain quality of standards that you need to be aware and be able to provide CPE training. CPE training helps professionals become more competent and effective in their careers and offers the opportunity to learners to keep up with the changes in their field, to fill the gaps in their knowledge and be able to move on to the next level.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. I see demos, do my own exploration and speak to clients. Is the LMS finally closing the gap between what it promises and what it delivers? . Do you see signs of this now?

6 Steps To Forming Teams For eLearning

TalentLMS

Because of the lack of in-person contact, team members do not have enough time to get to know each other. Explicitly reveal the expertise of each individual: their credentials like degrees, certificates and licenses. Do they need a new member with the needed knowledge?

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The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

Here’s one of them to give you an idea of what it really means: Why is Adobe really doing this? In other words, it’s an effort to make the Flash platform a de-facto development & delivery standard for the entire gamut of devices. Or they all know HTML 5 will – ultimately.

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Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

Also, depending on the size of the contract, there are affirmative action standards for hiring protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. How did you do that? The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps.

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Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Flash will be allowed to die in 2020 as Adobe ceases to support the standard. The good news is that HTML5 technology provides many tools urgently needed to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash. Do you know what authoring tool they were developed in?

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

Talented Learning

By leveraging technologies like AI, machine learning and the xAPI standard, innovative analytics tools are making it possible to measure learning in ways that create significant business value. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics? What tools do we actually need?

How to Offer CPE Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

It definitely cannot go unnoticed, but there is a range of factors or better yet – certain quality of standards that you need to be aware and be able to provide CPE training. CPE training helps professionals become more competent and effective in their careers and offers the opportunity to learners to keep up with the changes in their field, to fill the gaps in their knowledge and be able to move on to the next level.

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.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her writings and articles have been published in papers like The Business Standard, Inside Learning Technologies Magazine, U.K., How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations?

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Curate versus Create: Making Sense of Off The Shelf

Litmos

There is a persistent belief that all learning has to be in the head, but it turns out to be really hard to get knowledge reliably in the head (and when we do it’s really a time for tarted-up ‘drill and kill’, which is not really a ‘course’). You need to fully understand the gap between what’s needed and what’s occurring, and then you need to understand the root cause. If it’s a knowledge gap, can you put it ‘in the world’? It’s time to do the due diligence.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

Why are Associations missing from the Digital Credentials conversation?

WBT Systems

Why are associations missing from the conversation, and, more importantly, the solution to the education-to-employment skills gap? “ The world’s education systems are failing our children by not preparing them for the workplace of the future.

What’s in a Moodle

Saffron Interactive

That means no license fees and an army of enthusiastic volunteers to do your development for you. When I bought my first laptop, much like IT purchasing managers everywhere I trembled at the thought of paying a license fee for the operating system. Basic functionality like downloading updates and plug-ins and connecting to different devices isn’t easy with Linux for a novice (this was long before I had any programming know-how).

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. Unported License. Warning - this is a rant.

Product Review – Percipio by Skillsoft

eLearning 24-7

It might be a surprise to some folks who only know of Degreed, EdCast and Learn Amp, that there are quite a few LEP/LXPs on the market, which offer quite a bang for your budget. Ability to brand, add logo, do quite a bit on your own – Easy too – No developer skills needed.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Reminder: Boston & Chicago Articulate/Moodle Seminars This Week

Learning Visions

I'd like to know more.any info outside of the seminar since I am in Indy? Sharon, Let me know what questions you have and I'll see what I can do. The seminar focused particularly on ways you can go beyond a standard Moodle through graphic customization and other add-ons.

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When Opportunity Knocks

CLO Magazine

Little did she know it would change her life. Simmons said that’s what she tries to do in her role now. Some things are within your control and some things are not within your control — what you must do is figure out the best you can do with your given circumstances.”.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting to Good Enough

Learning Visions

Client demands, project schedules -- sometimes all you can do is churn it out. Right now, Im proofing a storyboard thats full of endless text bullets and boring software demos with no interactivity -- and theres really nothing I can do about it. What would you do if you were me?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

But I know of few variable cases too: 1. I know of companies who only hire instructional designers and buy Rapid elearning tools and expect the ID to do it all themselves to reduce the cost and over head of hiring graphic designers as well. Always do.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? Why On-Demand Economy Companies Know Service Provider Training is Mission-Critical. But how do you design, manage and deliver training in this brave new world? Licensing and Pricing Guide.