PENS – Why your LMS and Authoring Tool Solution should include it

eLearning 24-7

In 2005, PENS was launched by AICC but did not initially gain wide acceptance. Before we jump into PENS, let’s begin in the authoring tool industry. PENS Time. Can you provide some insight into PENS? Without SCORM PENS has nothing to work with. PENS Overview.

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The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training

Learnnovators

In this interesting guest post he penned for TalentLMS, the author CK McKay explains why he thinks e-learning doesn’t work. The post The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training appeared first on Learnnovators. THE QUOTE: “ The future of e-Learning is wide open!

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Why I’m a pen-and-paper girl

Good To Great

Perhaps surprisingly for someone in my kind of role, I’m a pen-and-paper girl at heart: I love my Kindle but buy my very favourite books in paperback; I take great joy in browsing the beautiful stationery in Paperchase; and, yes, 99% of the time I take notes the old-fashioned way. I also use a range of coloured pens when writing the notes up, highlighting key things (like verb endings or new sounds).

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Friday Finds | March 9, 2018

Mike Taylor

“There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. Making the difference: L&D’s role in today’s ever-changing world ”. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women.”

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

Seriously though, I’m a huge fan of PENS and while it has been tied to SCORM, in theory it could be an optional add-on (if you will) for CMI-5. . PENS for those unaware was created by AICC in 2005, and in just the last two years has started to appear with a some LMS vendors and a small few of authoring tool vendors. But PENS faces those same challenges as the demise of SCORM as related to buy-in.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

Seriously though, I’m a huge fan of PENS and while it has been tied to SCORM, in theory it could be an optional add-on (if you will) for CMI-5. . PENS for those unaware was created by AICC in 2005, and in just the last two years has started to appear with a some LMS vendors and a small few of authoring tool vendors. But PENS faces those same challenges as the demise of SCORM as related to buy-in.

The Most Important Learning Management System Features to Support Instructor-Led Courses

Absorb LMS

When these organizations become fed up with the effort of trying to manage their learning initiatives using pen and paper, spreadsheets, and various stone-age tools, they acquire a learning management system.

You May Be Training, But Is Your Team Learning?

Pract.us

for a pen and a notebook. However, there is a cost in terms of refocusing efforts and revising job roles. Having great classes and videos doesn’t guarantee real learning.

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The Why’s and How’s of Social Learning in the Workplace

SHIFT eLearning

When we see our “role models” better their lives and that of others with their actions, we are inspired to learn more.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

Yes, but no blogs or chat. · User and role management used. PENS. · Publish to Word document and edit Word output. and 2004. · PDF. · PENS. The era of web-based authoring systems is here.

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The Most Important Learning Management System Features to Support Instructor-Led Courses

Absorb LMS

When these organizations become fed up with the effort of trying to manage their learning initiatives using pen and paper, spreadsheets, and various stone-age tools, they acquire a learning management system.

LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS “DEEPER E-LEARNING DESIGN” BLOG SERIES BY CLARK QUINN

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Clark Quinn, one of the most prominent ‘E-learning Gurus’, penning a blog series for them on deeper elearning design. In the first post, Clark discusses the important role a good objective plays in making a learning experience design truly effective. Chennai (India).

Infographics and Learning

Learnnovators

Social media platforms play a key role in popularizing infographics by people sharing these with their network. The basic tools for drafting infographics are still pen and paper. “Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication.” ” ~ Leonardo da Vinci. INTRODUCTION.

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How to Create Awesome Organisational Change – The Book

Growth Engineering

I’m excited about the adventure ahead, but actually putting pen to paper and writing that book is a mammoth task (If I don’t make it, at least I will have tested the writing-goals-down theory!). As I blot my pen (or more realistically, power up my laptop) I consider the journey ahead.

Writing & Grammar: Writing Badly

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The person in the subject role in the sentence is you. The pen is mightier (then/ than ) the sword. by Jennie Ruby. One of the most basic facts about the English language is that sentences are made of nouns and verbs. The strongest sentences have people as nouns and their actions as verbs. The first step in writing badly is to get rid of the people as subjects and transform active verbs into abstract nouns.

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What I learned from the WEBINAR Gurus --Thiagi, Lou Russell, Jane Bozarth - Tip #138

Vignettes Learning

I got to visit the Monastery where Gurus Live There are many ways to learn, but it is best is to seek out Gurus. Most of them live in monasteries (or Hall of Fame for Great Trainers). They are up in the high mountains because they have achieved nirvana or high supreme skills on what they do.

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7 Tips for Increasing eLearning Utilization

OpenSesame

In my role as Senior Customer Success Manager at OpenSesame, I speak to hundreds of companies about their top strategies to increase learner engagement and boost consumption of content. . Here’s a few fun ways we’ve seen learning heroes recognize their learners: silly giveaways, even simple items such as pens, stickers, t-shirts, mouse pads, etc. "If you build it, they will come," right? Unfortunately, this is rarely the case in elearning.

F2F LMS Presentations – Good, Bad,Ugly

eLearning 24-7

A simple prepping via the net will provide valuable information on the industry you will be talking about and various roles within that industry. I saw squeeze balls, pens and a nice folder pack made of I think leather. Play a role.

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On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

eLearning 24-7

TinCan clearly will play a role in this, especially with self-contained apps on the iPads and eventually Android. Just as you can with PENS authoring tools and the systems that support PENS (i.e

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The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

Are they still using pen and paper? We believe that today’s L&D teams play a key role in helping their own organizations embrace social learning. QUOTE: “ The future belongs to those who not only have the courage to shout, “The emperor has no clothes!”

3 Ways to Boost Your Sales Force With Positivity

CommLab India

Any reward, no matter how small (can be even a pen or a paperweight) can motivate your sales force.They make the sales force go the extra mile and perform better. Feedback given to an employee plays a significant role in creating a positive environment.

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“Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro #olconf

Learning Visions

they even hired actors to show up at a company meeting, playing these roles and the employees had to interact with them. Sketch – prototype with pen and paper. These are my live blogged notes from a concurrent session at this year’s Online Learning Conference , hosted by Training Magazine and happening in Denver. Forgive any typos and incoherencies.

E-Learning and the Future of Education

ICDTranslation

In such smaller environments the instructor plays the role more of a facilitator and encourages peer discussions. The main ones included: Students are more engaged using online content versus pen and paper practice.

Posts that Influenced Me in 2009

ID Reflections

That is when I thought of penning this down for further analysis and to examine the pattern of influence. As my thoughts surfaced from the subconscious to the conscious this morning when I woke up, I found myself thinking about Semantic Web and Homophily.

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Creating Courses that Foster Innovation

MagicBox Blog

They can use them as a journal, for penning their thoughts down and stating their understanding of the subjects. Audio Conferencing: In e-Learning, audio conferencing has an important role to play in resource sharing. Digital education has essentially disrupted old methods of learning in the K-12 sector , giving way to entirely new formats and methods of instruction. Setting itself apart from the established methods of instruction, e-Learning introduces innovation in education.

The Importance of Being Agile in a VUCA World

ID Reflections

As I mulled over these rather shocking, almost blasphemous, aspects of Agile, I thought it would be a good idea to pen down my thoughts for further inspection and feedback.

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Internet, eLearning, Connectivism, UI Flows, Writing, & Data

Big Dog, Little Dog

What is the role of memory? The Pen May Be Mightier Than The Keyboard - Science Daily. Second, fourth and sixth grade children with and without handwriting disabilities were able to write more and faster when using a pen than a keyboard to compose essays, according to new research.

LMS tools to help you assess your students’ progress

eFront

E-learning tests have several advantages over the traditional pen and paper tests. Exercises are sort of like quizzes but their primary role is to help the student familiarize himself with the material, rather than assess his command of it.

LMS State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

It can offer mobile learning with responsive and on/off synch, social with vast capabilities, gamification, curation, LRS or Tin Can, PENS (type of compliance standard), video courses, video converter and much more. Video plays a nice role, feature set can be robust or limited (often more robust than you might expect). 620 and counting. . Learning Systems. Learning Platforms. Learning Management Systems. Maturity stage? Not close.

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Three themes at Learning Technologies 2012

Good To Great

Edward de Bono held a full auditorium in the palm of his hand armed only with an armchair, OHP and pack of coloured pens – demonstrating that, in a world of flashy gadgets and ever-changing technology, less can indeed be more. This year’s Learning Technologies event was a bit different from previous years for me. In the past, working for a supplier, I’ve spent most of my time on the exhibition floor – although I gained something new from the experience each year.

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Questions to Ask Ur Prospective LMS Vendor

eLearning 24-7

What about PENS or some other compliance standard? Unless you must have PENS or one of the other compliance standards, it is not needed. PENS was created by AICC as an alternative to SCORM 2004, 3rd edition. . By job role? If you are like the thousands of other people exploring the purchase of a learning management system, the key to success is asking the right questions. . Questions. Below are some standard questions to ask, but are in no particular order. SCORM.

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2020 learning technologies

Learning with e's

It is highly likely that more informal tools and technologies, such as handheld devices, mobile phones and games consoles will take an increasing role in formal education. The only way this will happen is when they become as affordable to purchase and use as a ball-point pen or a pencil.

Friday Finds: Tips to Keep You Focused and Productive!

Trivantis

The app offers a wide range of functions like a pen, highlighter, typewriter, voice recording and date stamp. Several other studies have evaluated the role of tea in strengthening attention, mood and performance, and the results are encouraging—for those of us who like tea!

Why bash the LMS?

Clark Quinn

In response to a query about why someone would question the concept of the LMS, I penned the (slightly altered, for clarity) response that follows: What seems to me to be the need is to have a unified performer-facing environment. And it should be performer- and performance-centric, so I come in and find my tools ‘to hand’ And I ‘get’ the need for compliance, and the role of courses.

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What Agile Means to Me

ID Reflections

As I mulled over these rather shocking, almost blasphemous, aspects of Agile, I thought it would be a good idea to pen down my thoughts and put them forth for inspection and feedback. Generalization over specialization With the edges of our roles and jobs disintegrating, it is of utmost importance to be able to wear multiple hats. While we will definitely have our specializations (that after all is what we were hired for), this should not make us incapable of playing multiple roles.

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Teaching with Screencasts and Rapid Prototyping

Visual Lounge

An example embed from CodePen: See the Pen LfiqI by Brian ( @bbennett ) on CodePen. I know this is written from a computer science point of view, but rapid prototyping can play a significant role in many situations. Back in my teaching days, we had a ninth hour elective class where students could take classes like computer repair, plumbing, ceramics, or guitar. In essence, as teachers, we got to teach classes based on our own hobbies.

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ISTE2013 Presenter Profiles: Kristin Daniels

Visual Lounge

She penned a guest post on our blog about flipped professional development earlier this year. Our role has shifted from specialists who provide technology tips, tricks and ideas, to coaches who support, encourage and guide. We’re SO excited for ISTE 2013 !