Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Eric: The future of e-Learning is wide open!

Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

Your Training Edge

Think just about the past year or so: mobile devices now outnumber people, online entertainment is rapidly eclipsing television watching, and you no longer have to leave your house to earn a degree. Enter the “rapid elearning MOOC.”. The idea of rapid elearning has been around since 2004. According to de Vries, the main elements of rapid elearning are as follows: Elearning can be developed in three weeks or less.

How to Get Up to Speed (Fast!) on Rapid E-Learning

Mindflash

Everything you know about rapid instructional design or rapid e-learning development is likely wrong. Real rapid instructional design requires a change in mindset. In fact, learning real rapid instructional design is one of the critical skills learning professionals need to learn now. First and foremost, real rapid instructional design requires that you start with the premise that your learning designs will never be completed.

Hey You Rapid e-Learning Peeps, Slooow Down and Take a Little Drive on the ISD Side of Town

eLearning Cyclops

When I read e-Learning Magazine's article by Bob Little, Rapid e-Learning Polarizes Opinion , I was very irked by it. I have never been a fan of the term rapid e-learning. SME ISD e-Learning

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LEARNNOVATIONS ~ Looking Back, Looking Forward

Learnnovators

As this wonderful year comes to a close, we wish to take a look back at our little journey, which presented us with some great learnings about ‘learning’. The goal that we had set for ourselves in 2013 was to be focussed on our commitment to promote ‘good learning’.

5 Top Tips for Great eLearning Design

Rob Hubbard

Great elearning design takes skill and a certain amount of experience, much like learning to play the violin. A bit of knowledge can transform your learning solutions. There are many excellent books and instructional design courses out there to give you the design foundations that you need to produce great elearning. Does it require a full-blown elearning solution or could you use something cheaper and simpler, such as informal media?

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

My background includes extensive experience in learning, teaching, and facilitation, and I love technology and how its changing our culture.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

Guys the most of you find these posts a valuable resource for the e-Learning community. As a result, the following post is Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning. I will sent you a message via LinkedIn.

ELearning is Dead, Dormant or in Denial

Wonderful Brain

It’s no secret that coming from leadership positions in public and corporate education I am very critical of substandard learning; ‘e’ or otherwise. So I ask, where have the learning leaders in major corporations gone? Explain away the dormancy of e-learning.

eLearning Template Bundle for Articulate Presenter

eLearning Brothers

8 Flash games, 1 PowerPoint eLearning course style theme , 1 Flash Interactions Pack included in this bundle AND 1 Articulate Presenter Course Skin! See these eLearning Templates. Share this on LinkedIn.

E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Online learning is not the next big thing, it is now big thing.” – Donna J. THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? As we know, the e-learning market is evolving dynamically, witnessing newer horizons day after day. It’s almost a year since we published our last forecasts on the e-learning trends. What were some of the interesting predictions for the global e-learning market for 2014? Today, e-Learning is a $56.2

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Text-to-Speech in Adobe Captivate 5.5 – Create and Reuse!

Adobe Captivate

There are different ways of adding audio to an eLearning project in Adobe Captivate 5.5 As I was thinking about it, a thread in LinkedIn drew my attention, that talked about creating Text-to-Speech audio and [.]. eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe Captivate 5 training Adobe Captivate 5.5

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Rapid Intake: Unison. iPod, mobile phones, YouTube, message boards, e-mail. Clever and logical features, especially when it comes to emerging technology with e-learning. Social Learning Content Authoring Tool. Game based learning. Cheers, Craig aka E-Learning 24/7.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. Using Authorware , learning professionals could create learning programs with hyper-simplistic designs, primarily through dragging and dropping icons.

5 Reasons why you should join the Articulate Community if you are in eLearning

mLearning Revolution

Here’s a recommendation, even if you don’t use Articulate eLearning apps, u should join their community. Since leaving Adobe , I have been expanding my horizons by exploring other eLearning tools, especially as I begin posting reviews of various Rapid eLearning tools here on my Blog. Social Media tools like Blogs, Forums, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and others are the great equalizers, which level the playing field between companies of any size.

10 Blogs Every eLearning Professional Should Read

Matthew Guyan

So I’m returning the ball with a list of blogs that are worth checking out if you are an eLearning professional and you are looking to improve your craft as each blog is written by someone working in the field. Many of these folks can also be found on Twitter and LinkedIn. Learn.

Rx for SMEs

Dashe & Thomson

Use the functional designs, to-be process diagrams, and test scripts to take a stab at learning objectives, an outline, and draft content before you meet with your SMEs. Start a page for each learning topic and add draft learning objectives and content.

Rx for SMEs | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Use the functional designs, to-be process diagrams, and test scripts to take a stab at learning objectives, an outline, and draft content before you meet with your SMEs. Start a page for each learning topic and add draft learning objectives and content.

Must Read Instructional Design Articles

LearnDash

If you are new to this field, then the learning curve can be a bit steep. Besides these resources, you should also investigate the popular elearning sites out there for more tips and advice related to the elearning industry. Speaking of which, whether you are going to pursue this industry or another, make sure you get a LinkedIn profile created. ELearning Cost Drivers – An overview of the elements likely to drive the overall cost of your elearning projects.

8 E-Learning Developers You Should Follow

Rapid eLearning

Melissa is a passionate learner and actively shares what she learns (often while she learns). LinkedIn. From there here’s built quite a presence in the e-learning industry. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn.

Instructional Designer

Association eLearning

Job Category: eLearning, software, instructional design, training, education. Are you passionate about learning and technology? If you want to work with a team of like-minded people, focused on transforming learning to change lives, then Digitec Interactive has a career for you. We’re re-inventing the future of learning, and we need your help. Write learning objectives, assessment activities and test questions. Rapid eLearning tools.

LMS for Nursing Associations

Association eLearning

The Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) for Nursing Associations helps membership organizations and medical specialty societies create, manage and deliver online learning. Share this on LinkedIn.

LMS for School Executives Associations

Association eLearning

The Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) for School Executives Associations helps membership organizations create, manage and deliver online learning. Empowers non-technical users to create and deliver engaging, interactive eLearning courses from Microsoft PowerPoint ®.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. Find answers to difficulties you may have regarding the implementation of corporate e-learning.

LMS for Real Estate Associations and Schools

Association eLearning

The Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) for Real Estate Associations and Schools helps membership organizations and academic institutions create, manage and deliver online learning. Share this on LinkedIn.

LMS for Real Estate Associations and Schools

Association eLearning

The Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) for Real Estate Associations and Schools helps membership organizations and institutions create, manage and deliver online learning. Share this on LinkedIn.

What is the Tin Can API & What Does it Mean for e-Learning?

Trivantis

e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. -->. Free resources to help you with all learning topics.

The Death of eLearning

Your Training Edge

It is with a sad note that I am the learning physician that has to declare that elearning (as it now exists) is dead. eLearning has had a long illustrious life. As it grew up, the teenage years were expressed as computer-based-learning programs that were sent by disk.

Best of eLearning Learning - First Half of December 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. I’ve fallen a bit behind on my reading in December, so I was glad to be able to use eLearning Learning to catch me up on the good stuff for the month. eLearning Templates – 20 Resources - eLearning Technology , December 7, 2009. Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009 - eLearning Learning Posts , December 2, 2009. Collaborative learning using Captivate and Twitter - Adobe Captivate Blog , December 11, 2009.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. After reading this, I started thinking about this new LinkedIn utility I recently installed.

What You Risk by NOT Using MOOCs

Your Training Edge

MOOCs and other forms of technology-enabled learning signal a shift in our thinking about training. Today, learning isn’t just something we do in class; it’s something we do all of the time. No one likes to mess up, but that is how we learn best. Personalized learning.

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LMS for Marketing Associations

Association eLearning

The Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) for Marketing Associations helps membership organizations create, manage and deliver online learning. Knowledge Direct is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Learning Management System (LMS) that enables non-technical users to quickly develop, deliver, administer and monitor web-based training in multiple languages over the internet based on Web 2.0 Share this on LinkedIn.

The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I have this routine where I read my elearning news feeds on a tablet (usually at night). Throw in the additional correspondence via Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter and that’s a ton to parse. I was just getting used to SCORM and now I need to learn about TinCan xAPI.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

An eLearning professional is only as good as their best eLearning tools. While a learning management system is one of the most important eLearning tools you need to have, there are many nifty online apps, programs and systems designed to make your eLearning experience simpler.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

We frequently cite a study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which demonstrated that approximately 70% of all on-the-job learning is done informally, through employee-driven initiative, and through employee-to-employee knowledge transfers.

6 Things You Can Do to Build Your E-Learning Skills

Rapid eLearning

I may not have built good courses to start, but I did do some things in the early years to build my elearning skills that helped me grow and learn to build better courses over time. Build Your E-Learning Skills by Debriefing Your E-Learning Projects.

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Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

It’s clear that getting a solid and rapid ROI on software projects has more to do with people and change than it does with technology. View all posts by Paul → ← How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

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