From the Coleface
Viv on Learning Now TV on 31 March
From the Coleface
MARCH 21, 2016
As an experienced blended learning designer and judge of the e-learning Awards (recently rebranded as the Learning Technologies Awards), I was invited to appear on TV. As part of the learning designers series, I’ve shared three key tips on blended learning design on LNTV.
Chain of fools
From the Coleface
MAY 9, 2013
So they think “let’s make this into e-learning” They give the budget to an e-learning company. The e-learnign company’s sales director loves the idea, but someone has to design it. The alpha version of the e-learning is achingly dull.
Tricks of the trade for instructional design
From the Coleface
AUGUST 30, 2012
Notable by its absence is instructional design, e-learning, or pretty much anything to do with corporate e-learning. e-learning training
2009: the year of bad measurement?
From the Coleface
FEBRUARY 3, 2009
Having been at Learning Technologies, I got the sense that the e-learning industry is maturing to the point where there’s little radically new. Various e-learning companies use for marketing purposes the metric “days to build e-learning content” This looks good compared to the 8-12 week development cycle that is often quoted. L&D teams might claim that building an hour of e-learning with an authoring tool only cost £1,500.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). their learning and development. transfer what they learn to the job –.
Creating, Growing and Selling Your E-Learning Company
APRIL 15, 2009
Bill discusses various funding options for an e-learning company. Bill Jacobs presented to the group his experience of growing and eventually selling an e-learning company. Bill discusses how he purchased an e-learning company.
4 Critical Factors for Evaluating a Learning Company
JULY 12, 2016
New post 4 Critical Factors for Evaluating a Learning Company on Obsidian Learning. But as much as we are passionate about applying both to create effective learning experiences, we also understand that there must be a business case for choosing a learning company.
Why you must Outsource your Compliance Course Development to an E-learning Company
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
This blog tells what a compliance officer and his team won’t have to do when they outsource their compliance course development to the right e-learning company. When you outsource, the e-learning vendor will move to course development after deciding the instructional strategy.
8 Features of a Top E-learning Company [Infographic]
MARCH 8, 2017
Are you planning to outsource your e-learning development project to India? You need to partner with a good technology-enabled learning solutions provider to make the most of your outsourcing initiative. eLearning Design e-learning Courses
VR – The Next Leap in Learning
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Compel to learn? Check out the new medium to learn – Virtual Reality. It is the next leap in learning. VR solutions can be engineered to make learning immersive. To apply it in learning, contact Origin! That’s history.
Sowing the Seeds of Holistic Learning
OCTOBER 9, 2015
What does an agri-business operator with presence in 9 countries do when it comes to learning and development? Three years ago, the group assigned Origin Learning with the task of setting up its LMS to support its aggressive global expansion strategy.
Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.
MAY 4, 2011
Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components.
2011 Continues Significant Changes in e-Learning Companies by Bill Brandon
Learning Solutions Magazine
JANUARY 9, 2011
The New Year is underway with new acquisitions of e-Learning-related companies. Asynchronous Blended Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies ToolsTwo important. changes to the players took place in the first week of 2011.
7 Ways to Encourage Experts to Share Knowledge
AUGUST 12, 2016
When it comes to learning and development, knowledge sharing can be a training manager’s best friend. In many organisations, the knowledge management system and the learning management system are one and the same. Look at your learning platform – would you visit?
Lambda Partners with lynda.com for Seamless Integration in Moodle
JULY 20, 2015
Lambda is partnering up with the online learning company, lynda.com, to provide an extensive library of video tutorials, and online courses that can be directly integrated with Moodle.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Job Description
MAY 31, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 31, 2007 My Job Description I work at a small e-Learning company, which means I play lots of different roles. How does their Learning Portal need to work?
LEARNNOVATORS FEATURED AMONG THE TOP 5 E-LEARNING/DIGITAL CLASSROOMS IN INDIA FOR 2016
JULY 18, 2016
Learnnovators , a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, has been featured among the ‘Top 5 E-Learning/Digital Classrooms in India 2016’ report by SiliconIndia, India’s largest community of technology and business professionals. Education in India is taking giant leaps forward, both in terms of pedagogy as well as the technology used for imparting learning. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere. Chennai (India).
LEARNNOVATORS NAMED AMONG THE “25 MOST PROMISING LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS – 2016”
MARCH 21, 2016
This is especially true in the L&D (Learning & Development) industry, with new consulting firms emerging on a daily basis. In the latest release of one of their popular lists, Consultants Review named Learnnovators among the “25 Most Promising Learning & Development Consultants – 2016” The list is drawn up based on solid research carried out by the magazine’s editors, and is an endorsement of Learnnovators’ capabilities and commitment to the L&D space.
The Making Of A Successful Alliance: Channel Partners In E-learning
APRIL 5, 2016
This opens up the opportunity for companies to work with partners who have expertise and differentiated skills. No wonder, it is creating quite a buzz in the area of e-learning as well. E-Learning solutions are now the norm in most organizations.
6 Surprising Benefits of Rapid Authoring Tools [Infographic]
AUGUST 2, 2016
Many learning companies are adapting these tools to develop eLearning courses. Why learning companies are adapting these tools? Learning Technology rapid authoring tools
Corporate Learning Insights and Trends from TrainingIndustry.com
MAY 18, 2015
At the conference, we conducted a number of interviews with industry leaders from leading corporations to share over the coming weeks on the JPL Learning Solutions video blog. TrainingIndustry.com is a well-known source of information about the business of corporate learning.
3 Ways Learnist Can Revolutionize Enterprise Learning
APRIL 8, 2014
A couple years ago, I wrote a blog post about a fledgling social learning company called Learnist that was beginning to make waves in the learning industry. The post 3 Ways Learnist Can Revolutionize Enterprise Learning appeared first on Social Learning Blog.
Top Seven Microlearning Activities for Onboarding Online Training by Nipun Sharma
Learning Solutions Magazine
JANUARY 31, 2017
You need your new hires to learn company policy and improve their task proficiency as quickly as possible. There are some. training topics that call for full-length online training courses, such as complex skills and compliance protocols. However, others require a more distilled microlearning approach. These seven activities are at the heart of an excellent microlearning. experience. Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Training Strategies
Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System
MAY 3, 2017
Extended Enterprise learning is often defined as training, development, certification or support provided to your external non-employees. The Learning Management System was originally developed to reduce training costs and deliver more options for learning beyond the classroom.
mLevel to Showcase Latest Learning Activity at FocusOn Learning 2016 by News Editor
Learning Solutions Magazine
MAY 31, 2016
mLevel, the game-based learning company that provides mobile, social, and interactive learning experiences, announces the. This new offering provides an immersive and configurable learning experience that incorporates. Games & Learning Immersive Learning Mobile Learning Training Strategiesrelease of Assessment. many educational game techniques.
Entrepreneur Camp for Instructional Designers: Teaching Disruption
JUNE 8, 2015
The second day opened with a discussion of learning companies and ways they can impact the future and what can be done to sustain innovation within the field of instructional technology. Jim Kiggens talks about 2KLearning and his work in creating learning companies.
Why You’re Not Reaching Your Millennial Workforce
JULY 21, 2016
Because of this, how we learn about and understand the world around us is radically different from previous generations. Yet time and time again companies fail us when it comes to content such as training and enablement materials. That starts with supplying corporate content that aligns with how millennials learn. What companies need, in short, is a Google for the workplace — not just in terms of raw functionality, but in terms of engagement and approach.
What is Influencing the Future of L&D?
JULY 2, 2015
You are wrong if you are expecting me to start crystal-ball gazing to identify the future shape of corporate learning and development. These include: The way people are connecting and collaborating (social learning) is changing: How can we support them better? The need for learning flexibility, demanding mobile technology. I’m in the privileged position of being able to share some early insights into real evidence of how L&D leaders see the future unfolding.
OCTOBER 9, 2011
Last Tuesday I delivered a workshop in Sao Paulo on informal learning to clients of fast-moving Brasilian learning company Affero. I’ll let the graphic recorders tell the story. Just Jay
Why people ignore many features of their LMS
JANUARY 15, 2016
According to Brandon Hall Group ’s report on LMS Trends in 2015 , companies that use LMS (particularly those still using installed solutions over cloud-based systems) are demanding more new features while ignoring many of the old functionalities built into their systems in the past.
Upside Learning Completes Five Years
APRIL 24, 2009
Tags: Upside Learning company profile Five years review
Encourage Informal Learning with an LMS
APRIL 19, 2016
How did you learn the colloquialisms of the region in which you live? Did you take a structured, formal class, or did you learn the terms by hearing the language of others? This method of learning is called informal learning. How an LMS Encourages Informal Learning.
Development Mindsets and 70:20:10
Performance Learning Productivity
OCTOBER 7, 2014
At the other end of the continuum are those that believe their success, and the success of others, comes from hard work, learning, and persistence. His book ‘Guitar Zero’ addresses a challenge close to my own heart – that of an adult learning a musical instrument.
How Much Does it Really Cost to Train an Employee?
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
We’ve heard the numbers before: The average company spends around $1,208 per employee per year on training costs. But that statistics can be misleading, especially when company size and industry come into play.
What to Expect from Learning and Development in 2017
JANUARY 11, 2017
The Financial Times-IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance has released its 2017 predictions for learning and development. Learning leaders should expect providers to have business impact metrics already built into their programs.
14 Must-Know e-Learning Stats
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
Countless reports, surveys, and studies have shown that the e-Learning industry isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, an increasing number of individuals, corporations, and institutions are turning to e-Learning as they recognize its effectiveness and its convenience. Here are 14 top eLearning statistics for 2015 that every e-Learning professional should know! The number of learning technologies available has doubled in the last five years.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 3D & Serious Games
AUGUST 28, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, August 28, 2007 3D & Serious Games My company has some experience doing 3D modeling and simulations for government clients, so I found this recent acquisition of this 3D learning company by Lockheed Martin quite interesting. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?
10 Facts about E- Learning
DECEMBER 1, 2014
Today E-Learning has caused a revolution in the educational sector globally and remains high in demand. E-Learning tools just keep getting bigger and better. Here is a list of 10 facts about E-Learning. E-Learning is eco- friendly.
Employee Learning Should Be About Change, Not Continuity
The Peformance Improvement
MAY 5, 2015
It is common for companies to say that their mission and values are in their DNA. They argue that the sustainability of a company is built on change, not continuity. And once-great companies have slumped, disappearing either into bankruptcy or into the hands of successful rivals.