The best of April 2015

Jane Hart

I have chosen these resources from over 50 I shared on Twitter last month – and I have included a short quote to give you a taster of why I chose each one. Note: If you are not on Twitter you can subscribe here to get email notifications of the […]. Social learningHere is my selection of the must-read posts from April 2015.

Sharing pointedly or broadly

Clark Quinn

In a (rare) fit of tidying, I was moving from one note-taking app to another, and found a diagram I’d jotted, and it rekindled my thinking. The point was characterizing social media in terms of their particular mechanisms of distribution. a course) or sent directly to one person. One of my dreams is that we may have collaboratively developed interactives as well, though that still seems some way off. social technology

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Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help.

4 Tips to Writing eLearning Scripts That Sing

Association eLearning

But it flows more “singingly,” because it’s direct, uses several short sentences instead of one long one, and it sounds like a conversation rather than a textbook. Social media marketers will tell you that lists create some of the most engaging content on the internet.

What I Learned at LSCon

Experiencing eLearning

I took about 30 pages of notes over the 3 days. This list is one thing I can use from every session I attended. I don’t do infographics often, but I do need to present data and charts in courses (including one of my current projects). Mark Sheppard: Building a Learning and Social-Collaborative Ecosystem in Slack. One note is that Learning Locker is working with xAPIs that can talk to Slack and pull data.

Customer Complaints, How to Avoid the Traps

eLearning 24-7

OR “We work well with every system out on the market, every one of them.&# Social Learning (if they do not offer it yet) – “It is on our table for X year or a future upgrade&# some angle with mobile learning if they do not offer it, – I would rather they say, “no, we have no plans at this time.&# , but why do that – if that is what you want in the product – after all – HOPE goes a long way. A community in this social space.

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

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. I should note that in the world of free open source systems, a couple of items are starting to show up. At one time it was all – “on your own servers” or nothing. Everyone loves free, especially with software.

Creating an e-learning strategy that works

eLearning 24-7

On a weekly basis you are already doing some form of strategy (going to the grocery store, buying stuff online, renting a flat/apt/condo/house or buying one, etc.), I should note I define e-learning as online learning). Nowadays, three years is long term, anything beyond that will always change, heck in three years the ice cap could melt and we could all end up on one island or the robots can take over the world, so five years is too long). You will want one.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

We’ve gathered all of Kevin’s 2017 “This Month in Learning” articles and commentary here, grouped into nine categories (noting the number of articles given in each): Accessibility (6). This one’s been making the rounds on social media.

Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

eLearning 24-7

After viewing the Plateau TMS, my concerns in one area have been eliminated, in others, not so much. Each one can be a stand alone or be purchased as a set, or all three or four. When an end user clicks on one of the items, a pop-up box appears with detailed information regarding that item. One note: the front end may look different, depending on what module you select i.e. PCS, PL, PS or PP. One cannot exist without the other.