MOOC Major Players

LearnDash

The MOOC landscape is taking shape , and just like social networking sites before it, the major players are starting to emerge. Khan Academy – This option began in 2006 as an online library of instructor videos that Mr. Khan made for his family.

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5 Major Players in Distance Learning

LearnDash

To explore the distance learning major players in more detail, let me introduce Allie Cooper – an individual who has a passion for all things learning, education technology, and the latest industry happenings. Below, we’ll feature five major players in distance learning worldwide.

What an offline player means for your learning community

Paradiso

Well, we are getting towards this with an Offline Player for your LMS. An offline player, in the context of elearning, is a program which allows learners to download elearning content when they are connected to the internet, then complete the training later when disconnected.

What We Can Learn From Massively Multiplayer Online Games

Origin Learning

As the name suggests, Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOG) are games that are capable to support a massive number of players simultaneously. Obviously, this happens over the internet as players login and enter a shared ‘universe’ that forms the gaming environment.

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How Gamers Learn: The Game Player’s Brain

Growth Engineering

With games, the player is thrown into an environment and they’re often given no instructions on how to proceed. When online learning first became a reality, detractors feared that this method of delivery wouldn’t have the ‘human touch’ of a classroom setting.

Social Games & Community Development

Usable Learning

So I’ve been doing research for a chapter on social and informal learning that I’m adding the second edition, and I’ve been taking a look at some of the resources on social gaming because they know a *lot* about community development. Social Difficulty Curve.

Is Social Learning a “Feature” You Can Add?

Bottom-Line Performance

Social Learning is not a “new” course or LMS feature…it’s something that happens naturally. At best, a “social learning solution” is similar to carefully decorating and cleaning your house for a dinner party. gamification Social Learning Social Medi

4 Ways To Gamify Your Online Training Course

eThink Education

VEDAMO’s Virtual Classroom is a simple solution, yet rich with features for interactive teaching that allow teachers to easily moderate online sessions. In this article, we’ll share 4 gaming techniques commonly used in various types of online courses. .

Delivering Impactful Induction Training through Social Tools – Some Practical Tips

G-Cube

While induction trainings can be created and accessed by learners across the various offices as per their convenience, what most new inductees miss is social interactions and shared knowledge – which is an integral part of learning in the early days.

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Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. Almost always, we find association leaders who are unsure about precisely where social functionality should fit into their learning strategies, and which social features are best for their members’ needs. Public social media vs. private association social learning? Social at the member, group or content level?

How to Get Your Learners as Addicted as Pokemon Go Players

eLearningMind

You can barely go online–let alone leave your house–without meeting a barrage of Pokemon Go players hunting for a Jigglypuff or looking for tips to level up. It’s the players themselves driving the craze. Message boards and forums are abuzz with tips for Pokemon hunting; players are interacting out in public; and, most importantly, players are logging in again and again throughout the day.

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

G-Cube

A supportive online training culture encourages continual development and professional growth. In this article, I’ll discuss 7 benefits that a supportive online training culture can bring to your company’s bottom line. How A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI.

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How To Use Social Intelligence In eLearning

TalentLMS

Social intelligence, or SI, deals with situational awareness and meaningful interaction. A socially intelligent individual is able to work well with others and understand the dynamics within a group. Basic Principles Of Social Intelligence.

4 Ways To Gamify Your Online Training Course

eThink Education

VEDAMO’s Virtual Classroom is a simple solution, yet rich with features for interactive teaching that allow teachers to easily moderate online sessions. In this article, we’ll share 4 gaming techniques commonly used in various types of online courses. .

How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

3Play Media

Online video has the profound ability to communicate a message quickly and to engage in effective storytelling simultaneously. Companies must deliver video content to their audiences in new and appealing ways, and online video marketing strategies must be thoughtful and deliberate.

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Why is a Social Learning platform important for business?

Paradiso

This is, in essence, how social learning works. The applications of a social learning platform on training have been known for sometime, but the idea of a social learning management system is relatively new. The new face of Social Learning.

E-learning in the development sector should be grounded in social constructivism

The eLearning Nomad

Why are some of the key players in the sector still working with content management systems (CMS) and wondering why their (real) learning online hasn’t taken off? It is the social constructivist approach that we should be using instead. What is social constructivism?

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How To Create Online Training For Digital Nomads

Growth Engineering

Modern, jet-setting learners need online training resources that are easily accessible and mobile-friendly. In this article, I’ll share 8 tips to create online training for your digital nomad workforce. . Provide Self-Paced Online Training Paths.

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

Because this is what we wanted to do for you when we thought about creating this list of the best 75 online courses for freelancers. Start a Profitable Online Business. Braintrust founder, Jeff Bloomfield, breaks down the ways big sales players see through the eyes of their customers.

Social enzymes

Learning with e's

Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. More often, we are learning informally, while playing a massively multi-player online role playing game for example, or listening to a podcast about a news item.

Top 3 #LMS 4 Video, Mobile, Social.

eLearning 24-7

Social. On-Off synch app (not one for your desktop like some lameo player) – See the above. Separate mobile apps for various features, i.e. one for social, one for ABC and yada. Top three in Social. A lot of vendors are doing way better with social.

Training and Education for Millennials through Gamification

Your Training Edge

How do we leverage “nine-to-fivers” who come home and apply all of the smarts and talents that are underutilized at work to plan and coordinate complex raids and quests in massively multiplayer online games?” - Jane McGonigal, Reality is Broken.

Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

This is good news because it makes crucial on-screen visuals in online and blended courses available to every student. Students on the autism spectrum can benefit from hearing social/facial cues read aloud. Education eLearning Higher Ed online learning Video web video

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9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of history, online/distance learning, or eLearning, has grown to epic proportions. Are you familiar with the history of online learning? 9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning. program was offered through America Online.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?),

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?),

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

Gyrus

Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook. The post Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore appeared first on Gyrus.

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9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of history, online/distance learning, or eLearning, has grown to epic proportions. Are you familiar with the history of online learning? 9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning. program was offered through America Online.

The Neuroscience of Gamification in Online learning

Growth Engineering

We recently looked at the neuroscience behind social learning and we enjoyed it so much, we’re diving headfirst into the ol’ grey matter once again! We’ve spoken a lot about gamification in online learning.

Online Learning in Education

eLearning 24-7

The first 100% online university. In 1999, Jones International became the first online university in the U.S. By 1999, other online universities were on the scene including the University of Phoenix and Western Governors University which was a consortium of small colleges in the rocky mountain area. Some online universities offered degrees for as low as $4,800 USD, and a doctorate as low as $12K. Some public and private colleges were offering online degrees.

Social Networking

Tony Karrer

I've run across a couple of interesting posts recently that seem to have spawned from a Business Week article - Scaling the Social Web. Hasn't eBay had social networking features for a long time? all have a social networking aspect to them? The point is that its probably natural for lots of sites to have social networking type features and functions for visitors. Quite simply, social networking sites require a high level of commitment.

eLearning Stock Asset Library vs. eLearning Template Library

eLearning Brothers

We now offer every single item, asset, and file type necessary to make all of your eLearning and online training dreams come true. Page Layouts - these templates are available in all of the different authoring tools and provide the basic layout and design for your online training courses.

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What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? After a game is complete, the coach will break down the film, showing players what they did right and wrong.

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Online Training: So Much More Than an Online Presentation

Mindflash

Specifically, when it comes to online training, 24% of organizations plan to adopt learning technologies (e.g., online, mobile) to appeal to multiple learning styles and relieve business pressures that can be solved through knowledge sharing.

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Why video game mechanics work, and how they’re used to engage online learners

Growth Engineering

That’s a lot of players, and an awful lot of spending! A large factor in the meteoric success of video games lies in their ability to engage players in ways that most other media could only dream of. Online learning can be mind-numbingly boring. Collectibles in online learning.

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Are Consumers Aware of Their Personal Data Extracted Online?

ProProfs

Has it ever occurred to you what happens to the personal info you fill in when you make an online transaction, or order food online, or sign up for any service, or fill up forms for a eLearning course , or take a quiz or a survey , etc.?

Top 3 #LMS 4 Video, Mobile, Social.

eLearning 24-7

Social. On-Off synch app (not one for your desktop like some lameo player) – See the above. Separate mobile apps for various features, i.e. one for social, one for ABC and yada. Top three in Social. A lot of vendors are doing way better with social.