Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape

Tony Karrer

a long tail? to my post Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis. I'm not limiting that to the "traditional means" training topics, but I do limit that to things that are job-related, which is why I think the tail has a limit.

Online Communication, Learning, Long Tail, & Change

Big Dog, Little Dog

Good News, Bad News about Facebook Application Market: Long Tail Rules - O'Reilly. If you are interested in Chris Anderson's the Long Tail , be sure to read the comments in the article. Assume you could develop a learning program that attracts millions of learners, holds their attention for hours, impels them to contribute often and come back with their friends. Online communication is not second best - Clive on Learning.

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How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a bit of a chimera – they have the head of instructor-led training, the body of traditional e-learning, and the long tail of social media. How do we design effective training programs for such an eclectic creature? Because of this, sound instructional design is even more essential for MOOCs than for other types of programs.

How Course Creators Can Improve Their Affiliate Marketing Programs with Dustin Howes

LifterLMS

Learn about how course creators can improve their affiliate marketing programs with Dustin Howes in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Developing an affiliate program is a topic that comes up a lot in the LifterLMS and course creation space.

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset. Jon really wanted to rethink that when he was at Discover and put in place a pretty impressive program to do that. We talked about the tuition assistance program.

The power-law distribution (and you)

eFront

names that refer to its different aspects and characteristics: power law, long tail, 80/20 rule, the Pareto principle, etc. business administration, programming, etc), but there are still tons more courses that cater to increasingly smaller audiences (e.g.

Tools and Tips for Transcribing Videos Faster and Easier

TechSmith Camtasia

Here are just a few of them: Transcripts are easily indexable by search engines, increasing your opportunities to rank for long-tail keywords. The following transcription programs have limited free versions with affordably priced upgrades: Express Scribe by NCH Software (Mac or PC).

Jay Cross - Untitled Article

Jay Cross

A recent study of 600 resellers revealed a “high demand&# for a collaboration-software program called SharePoint. The Ultimate Business Time-Saver. Gene Marks , 04.02.09, 02:45 PM EDT. It’s called collaboration software, and you should be using it.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 · e-Learning and the ADDIE Model For best results, the development process for CD-ROM or Web-based training programs should use a modified ADDIE model, which borrows from the most valuable aspects of the systemic approach. My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. just reached 100. Thought I'd share.

mylearningworx - a reflection on the launch event

Learning Rocks

While most elearning to date has been in either the mass market of formal K-12 education or in custom products for large wealthy companies, there aren't that many folk really addressing the "long tail" of online formal learning. Last week I was pleased to attend the launch of mylearningworx , a new site that offers individuals the chance to both make a course and take a course.

Drive Traffic To Your eCourse Website: Volume Counts With Content Creation

Academy of Mine

I don’t like making statements like this without backing it up with some hard evidence and data, so let’s take a look at the pages that rank really well for the search term “how to program” I pulled up data on the top 8 ranking pages for this term.

How to avoid eLearning paralysis and get moving with your projects

Vignettes Learning

I relate the abundance to what Chris Anderson describes as the Long Tail [link]. Many eLearning projects have false starts and failed attempts. One reason is paralysis. What can you do about it? And how do you get moving with your projects. eLearning abundance is a hay stack.

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

I personally would bet against training as publisher of formal learning in the long-term. Incremental changes, e.g., going from face-to-face in a classroom to virtual classroom or courseware, likely are not going to be sufficient in the long run. This is a very strange time.

How Course Creators Get Leads Through Content and Scale Revenue Through Smart Promotions with Marketing Professional Daniel Daines-Hutt

LifterLMS

In this episode Daniel shares his strategies for creating his long form content, and some best practices you may want to try out to improve your production strategies. I’m joined by a special guest who I have known for quite a long time, Daniel Daines-Hutt from down under.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford

LifterLMS

Brendan used this strategy to find the best way to engage students and has built out his program based on what gets results and engages customers the most. The best content ranks for thousands of long tail keywords. Brendan Hufford: I had been following Peter for a long time.

Ep9: Up-skilling your workforce to future-proof your organization

Elucidat

Jon’s original background as a teacher is demonstrated in his corporate career, where he rolled out a game-changing education assistance program which has now resulted in over 500 employees gaining a bachelor’s degree. So, these were enormously effective learning programs.