Adaptive versus Responsive Design

Obsidian Learning

New post Adaptive versus Responsive Design on 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. Adaptive design is server-side and you develop layouts for a few devices rather than for all.

Back to Basics: Different Types of eLearning Delivery

Obsidian Learning

New post Back to Basics: Different Types of eLearning Delivery on Obsidian Learning. When analyzing your audience and determining learning goals, don’t forget about your delivery strategy. Mobile Learning (mLearning). Blended Learning. Thankfully over the years, companies are shying away from ‘Death by PowerPoint’ courses and are adopting learning strategies that are more collaborative and engaging. Mobile Learning (mLearning). Blended Learning.

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Bandwidth issues - why they're a problem

Learning Rocks

The article cites common problems as being "complex data processing", eg lots of server-side activity, be it script or database activity, and slow "widgets" or too many of them. Especially if the server setup it is delivered from is less than optimal. Tags: evaluation learning theory articulate usability thought leaders flash elearning As ever, a brilliant article on website usability from Nielsen that has ramifications for elearning.

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Bandwidth issues - why they're a problem

Learning Rocks

The article cites common problems as being "complex data processing", eg lots of server-side activity, be it script or database activity, and slow "widgets" or too many of them. Especially if the server setup it is delivered from is less than optimal. evaluation learning theory articulate usability thought leaders flash elearningAs ever, a brilliant article on website usability from Nielsen that has ramifications for elearning.

Issue 40

Learning Suite: The past of learning systems

Learning Pool

In the late 2010s, market analyst Josh Bersin noticed a significant shift in the way workplace professionals learned. But this concept came as something of a challenge to makers of learning systems. But the 20th Century was when organizational learning really took off.

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Size Matters

Inquisiq

For extremely large SCORM packages (200MB or more), Inquisiq has a “Fetch” feature that allows a server to server transfer. A long lesson: Adult learning theory will tell you that a single lesson should be no more than 15 – 20 minutes. Amongst the millions of Inquisiq users, several create their own lessons using a variety of authoring tools (Articulate, Captivate, etc.).

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project. This site allows users to set up and maintain a discussion-forum using the open-source Vanilla Forum software, which can be hosted on your own server for extra security, if desired.

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project. This site allows users to set up and maintain a discussion-forum using the open-source Vanilla Forum software, which can be hosted on your own server for extra security, if desired.

eLearnDevCon Tuesday update - Games, Corporate YouTube

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

After giving my Wikis and Learning presentation (coming soon to a podcast near you.) I stopped off at the Games for learning session and was impressed with the content. A Theory of Fun. This is a fabulous book with so much learning theory in it that it should required reading at all EdTech schools. And I love sharing this quote from Marshal Mcluhan : "Anyone who makes a distinction between games and learning doesn't know the first thing about either" Then.I

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

Here are the slides from an online session I did yesterday on Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace. Also, we moved to a new server so you Mac folks should be able to play nicely with the platform. To learn, I sat in a classroom for years, so it would be normal to expect to sit in a classroom to learn at work. If you’re only ticket to getting resources is to ride the hype wave of “generational learning styles&# than OK.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. In today’s fast-paced learning environments, the AGILE method is often seen as more efficient than ADDIE.

A Little Learning is …

Web Tools for Learners

I, however, think a little learning is a wondrous thing; it can addict you to drinking deep at the Pierian Spring, that is, at wanting to know more and how to do more. While I didn’t totally depend on the kindnesses of students, I was encouraging social learning in my classrooms, not just because it was a trendy pedagogical approach, but because it helped me where I worked! She had her own website hosted on our college’s server.

Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer?

Janet Clarey

And, no doubt I’ll piss off some people for my opinion of rapid e-learning tools. The person that I wrote the email to was questioning his ability to really create sound e-learning (using a rapid development tool); how to ‘lay it out.’ ’ Without ID skills, you end up being guided by the rapid e-learning tool. Think of most rapid e-learning courses. They are, by design, built around limiting theories.

List of e-Learning Job Descriptions

Vignettes Learning

One of the toughest challenges in running an e-learning project is finding the right talent and ensuring they fit into the roles and expectations of the team. To promote innovation in the use of e-Learning/ILT benefit learning, teaching and research throughout the curriculum. To enable and support all staff in the training and business curriculum changes needed to utilize new technologies and learning materials. programs that facilitate e-learning creation.