What is Microlearning? How to Easily Create Microlearning Videos in Moodle and Totara

eThink Education

Conversely, a micro-lesson is highly targeted and focuses only on what the learning needs to know in the moment. . Trackable: With textual and graphical training content, it is difficult to know what learners have interacted with. Blog microlearning Moodle Totara Learn

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s also because I’m a fiercely independent analyst and LMS selection consultant and it’s my job to know what’s happening among the hundreds of vendors who are pushing the boundaries of LMS innovation. 4) Uncertainty and change — what role do they play?

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Lambda 2020: Build, Measure, Learn with us

Lambda Solutions

You A nalyze the needs of your audience and then B uild (or D esign) course work to fill a gap or solve a problem. This time we learned that you know we have resources, but you’re not always sure how to find them. Why do this?”. How do I measure results?”. - 4 MIN READ -.

What is Microlearning? How to Easily Incorporate Microlearning Content into Your Learning Strategy

eThink Education

Conversely, a micro-lesson is highly targeted and focuses only on what the learning needs to know in the moment. . Trackable: With textual and graphical training content, it is difficult to know what learners have interacted with. Microlearning was established out of necessity to help bridge the gap between traditional and the more modern method of learning and to deliver content in compact, veritable bursts. Next , how do you present smaller amounts of content?

ID and e-Learning Links (3/31/14)

Experiencing eLearning

Totara Product Subscriptions. Subscription prices for Totara (customized Moodle). eLearning Guild Research: Gender Issues in Pay, or What You Don’t Know Does Hurt You by Patti Shank : Learning Solutions Magazine. Patti Shank on the gender gap in e-learning pay (almost 10% lower on average). Educate yourself and do a better job negotiating your own salary, at least as one way to improve the issue.

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How to mitigate the risk of switching your LMS provider

Learning Pool

Treat these factors as valuable lessons and use them to focus both on what didn’t work and where the gaps lie. Do they work with similar organisations on similar projects? Make sure you know what support is in place and what extra support lines are available in times of crisis.

Learning at Large Ep4: Decentralizing L&D to support a successful learning culture


In this episode, I talk to Lars Hyland , Chief Learning Officer at Totara Learning. Simon: Lars, to get started, can you introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your role at Totara Learning? . So, I’m the Chief Learning Officer at Totara.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. But what do innovative technologies mean for continuing education providers operating in the real world?

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Learning Management Systems and Training: A Complete Guide


Most learning management systems are built bespoke to the organization’s needs, however they do generally share the same basic features. Learning management systems can be accessed from anywhere, which, coupled with their ability to engage and motivate learners more, means students aren’t restricted by lack of tools to do their work, or being able to complete work without any help from tutors. You should also do some research about how satisfied past clients of the vendor are.

Heading towards high performance

Charles Jennings

This article was initially published on the Totara website on 4th January 2017. In this post, Totara Learning's Chief Commercial Officer Lars Hyland speaks to Charles Jennings. We should reflect on our own behaviour, then ask others about whether what we’re doing is having an impact.

Free L&D webinars for February 2020

Limestone Learning

Such a short month and so much to do! Both Lambda’s Director of Learning Solutions, Ben Young, and VP of Products, Stewart Rogers, will provide a practical overview of using and tracking feedback in Moodle and Totara Learn. “ American Football ” by Keith Johnston is licensed by Pixabay.

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Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Master Class Series: Creating the Best User Experience Using Totara Basis Creating rich experiences for your users starts with first impressions. This webinar will walk through how you can make the Totara theme Basis work for you.

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Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Avoid Buyer’s Remorse: A Guide to Procuring Learning Technology (Free for ATD members) Why do so many learning technology projects fail to deliver sustained value to their organization? There’s power in devoting time to internally solving the skills gap. This is the first in a 3-part series on Totara Learn Hierarchies and HR Import. Examples of what facilitators can do before, during and after learning events.

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Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

Talented Learning

We don’t perform on a live stage to sell-out crowds, but we do produce thought leadership webinars that attract hundreds of global attendees. We’re not exactly poetic, but we do create a stream of carefully crafted written content. Do you know what’s available?

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. Moodle and Totara LMS Implementation & Hosting. Google is also doing its part to support workers and educators who need to communicate effectively in distributed environments.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? Open source LMS Totara topped our list of 2016 learning industry thought leaders. The Totara blog is one reason why. Why On-Demand Economy Companies Know Service Provider Training is Mission-Critical.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

How open-source Moodle and Totara offer the flexibility, scale, and functionality to provide a scalable and interoperable learning platform. Looking to update their existing knowledge of the Moodle & Totara Learning Management Systems. What Do You Do Now?

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

100% free but with limitations (and you cannot upgrade – some ATs actually do this – with the goal of you buying another of their products). One Note: Open source systems in general are not “turnkey”, which means you have to do some customization to the platform – either heavy customization, adding plugins and so forth. Everyone loves free, especially with software.

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. And you'll learn how to do it all using nothing but standard PowerPoint and a good story.

Can the ‘big LMS’ break clear of formal training?

Clive on Learning

Of course, this is easier to say than to do. Bridging competency gaps through informal as well as formal means. I know that much of this functionality is available through low-cost and open-source software, much of it not specifically learning or performance-orientated, but that’s not how a lot of large corporates see the world. Whether Saba can persuade their customers to do any more than use their products for compliance training is the real challenge.

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Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Popular vendors in this space include Cornerstone OnDemand, CrossKnowlege , Degreed , EdCast , eLogic Learning , Media Defined/NetExam , OnPoint Digital , PeopleFluent , Saba , Skilljar and Totara. 11 The Gap Narrows Between Formal Education and Work Readiness.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Therefore, when beginning the LMS evaluation process, one of the first questions you should ask yourself is whether an open-source LMS (like Moodle or Totara) or a closed-source platform (like SumTotal or Cornerstone) will be better suited to meeting your needs.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s a great time to take stock, assess knowledge gaps, and focus on new learning. Once you make the investment, how do you know that it’s paying off so you can continue your excellent work? What do we do with them? Do you understand your learning culture?

Free L&D webinars for February 2018

Limestone Learning

However, you do not need to have read the report to follow and benefit from the webcast. How to do sustainment right. Or, do you have more general questions around the potential impact the CPLP can have on your career and goals?

ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

eLearning 24-7

The book will cover everything you need to know for LMSs including administration, pre/post implementation, committees and much more. A few of the Top 50 LMS vendors in attendance: Growth Engineering, ExpertusOne, eLogic Learning, Docebo, Administrate, SumTotal, NetDimensions, Litmos, LearnUpon, iSpring Online, Totara, Shift IQ, IMC-AG, Blackboard, D2L, Biz Library. This works so much better than having to try to hunt down someone who may or may not know. Well hello there!