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  • LEARNDASH  |  THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
    [Providers] 3 Ways to Create Course Prerequisites in LearnDash
    Having a mix of guided learning along with providing learners the freedom to choose their learning path is a great way to establish buy-in from your students. If you are using LearnDash and have more than one course offering then you may be interested in building a structured curriculum. Predetermined learning paths are a proven way to engage learners and to teach them about a particular subject. It is how most educational institutions are structured, especially higher education.
  • GROWTH ENGINEERING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016
    [Providers] The Future of Mobile in L&D
    With all of these exciting new technologies on the horizon, it’s down to learning technology providers to create solutions that can integrate them all. The future of mobile learning is sure to change the face of L&D. Instead of tying the training down to a rigid structure, mobile devices let it grow in a more organic way. This means that the learning assets will remain more relevant since the learners are constantly updating them.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2009
    [Providers] The Big Question: Stuck? Getting Unstuck.
    We are the solution providers.” There's really quite a bit to this question. I’ll begin by quoting something I read in Tony Karrer’s blog, eLearning Technology. In the post, What Clients Want: eLearning Technology , he writes: Stunning: Even after all the hot air expelled ink spilled and electrons excited in the last 10 years regarding how we ought to be measuring business results, nobody is doing it !!!!!!!!!
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
    [Providers] Discover Origin’s unique dimensions of learning in 3 days
    Origin , a front-runner in providing cutting-edge learning solutions, is a key participant at this 3-day event. Innovative Learning – Digital, Visual, Analytics, Social. Discover newer paths of learning, transcend to a newer orbit along with learning technologies. Get the right dosage from knowledge experts. With the world getting increasingly digital, visual, analytics, and social, it is time to watch, move, explore, and experiment in order to be attuned to latest developments!
  • CLARK QUINN  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 2011
    [Providers] Learning Experiments
    This past year I took on two such that provide a bit of an opportunity for reflection. I have a habit of taking on challenges , things that I decide to do that invoke a bit of anxiety, but I will be happy if I accomplish. Many times those are work-related assignments that stretch me, helping me learning things I’m interested in, or require developing skills that I am interested in. Then, sometimes, I choose to stretch in other ways.
  • PRACT.US  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016
    [Providers] After Micro-Learning Comes Micro-Practice
    Managers can provide this support by pairing learners with short-term mentors, experienced peers who help them implement new knowledge and provide feedback. Share your experience with a mentor or manager who can help you overcome obstacles and provide suggestions for continued improvement. Even with an instructional video, you need some practice to learn key skills.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2005
    [Providers] The new IT training, part 2: Power users
    The role of the IT trainer in this phase was to provide face-to-face support and to do plenty of hand-holding. They are much better supported than ever before by the help tools that are built-in to the products and provided online. There is another reason why they should not be discouraged and that's because of the opportunities provided in phase three. A plea to IT user trainers in five thrilling instalments Welcome back.
  • USABLE LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017
    [Providers] New DFHPL Facebook Group – Following the Conversation
    I do like the possibilities of longer conversations that are provided by threaded discussions, and I’m opting for Facebook over LinkedIn for the time being. So nerdy shop talk is basically my favorite thing, and the internet is a spectacular place to geek about whatever your passion is. Where those conversations happen seems to shift as the internet evolves. I used to have most of my nerd conversations on Twitter, but things seem to have shifted to Facebook or LinkedIn more.
  • ELEARNING WEEKLY  |  FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
    [Providers] 28 Web Conference Training Tips
    Provide all information to this one person and let them communicate it to their own people. Provide an outline of objectives for attendees prior to the conference. Provide training exercises on the topics discussed. This article is a guest post by Mary Polley-Berte, Director of Customer Support & Training, SyberWorks, Inc. Thanks, Mary!
  • LEARNNOVATORS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016
    [Providers] LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WORKSHOP ON “GAMIFICATION”
    Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, conducted a workshop on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The workshop, conducted on 15th July 2016, sought to provide a primer on gamification, clarifying myths and misconceptions surrounding the term. The workshop ended by providing an overview of various approaches to game design, using plenty of examples along the way. Chennai (India).
  • LEARNNOVATORS  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Providers] LEARNNOVATORS FEATURED AMONG THE TOP 5 E-LEARNING/DIGITAL CLASSROOMS IN INDIA FOR 2016
    Learnnovators , a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, has been featured among the ‘Top 5 E-Learning/Digital Classrooms in India 2016’ report by SiliconIndia, India’s largest community of technology and business professionals. Scores of digital learning solution providers have started offering services that leverage technology to create an inclusive learning environment, helping companies achieve greater efficiency and ROI. Chennai (India).
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2010
    [Providers] Converting Live Workshops to an Online Course (Part I)
    Design approaches for course conversion range from providing recorded webinar/ webcast series to purist academic approaches following formulas like William Horton’s Absorb—Do—Connect methodology to even more complex evaluation-driven design using a Quality Matters rubric. This can be done through providing explicit incentives, encouraging interaction as pro-social behavior, and modeling the desired behavior.”. Provide a mixture of media.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017
    [Providers] 3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch
    I hope the summary below will help you navigate AAMSE and if you’re interested in exploring further, check out the additional resources provided to see where your learning management system may be able to step in and help. This deep dive into MACRA/QPP is intended to outline the details of this complex program with an aim of helping the participants be able to effectively educate and provide assistance to their own members.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
    [Providers] Learning In Practice Award Winners Announced
    Provider awards were given to qualified service providers, vendors and consultants for their work on behalf of a client organization. The winners of the 2013 Learning In Practice Awards were announced Monday by Chief Learning Officer magazine, during the Fall 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium. Rancho Mirage, Calif.,
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
    [Providers] What is Performance Support?
    What makes PS effective is the targeted learning that it provides and the “pull” approach inherent in its definition. Reading a post on Performance Support from my co-blogger and colleague triggered of the following response: Read on: Performance Support (PS) is, says Tony Karrer, “Making information available to workers instead of forcing them to memorize it. That’s how we use Google and corporate wikis and instant messenger.”
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013
    [Providers] New York Life: Ensuring Permanence and Legacy
    Second, make sure learning results are measurable and on target with the overall business plan and providing real impact. Molinaro also receives feedback through constant conversations with human resources business partners and talent leaders, who provide guidance for current and future learning. In these programs, external coaches provide education tailored to senior leaders. New York Life Insurance Co.’s
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2009
    [Providers] My Portfolio
    I used Cammy Bean’s suggestion from the comments of using screenshots to give some idea of what the content looks like without needing to provide the full proprietary content. Tom Kuhlmann’s post from last week about why everyone should have an e-learning portfolio motivated me to put mine together. In the past, I’ve always emailed a few samples to prospective employers rather than having a comprehensive portfolio.
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2008
    [Providers] Daily Bookmarks 07/22/2008
    Provides context and perspective. » What Everybody Ought to Know About Instructional Design The Rapid eLearning Blog. Great post on the value of instructional design and what instructional designers add to the process of learning. More than just putting info in front of learners. Helps learners focus on the right things. Saves time in the learning process. * “Engages learners in clear and meaningful content&#.
  • DESIGNING DIGITALLY  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
    [Providers] Mobile Learning – Corporate Trainers Guide to Mobile Learning Implementation & Delivery
    In the form of a reference guide, organizations can provide performance support so that employees can access the resources while using the mobile application. For example, the International Red Cross employs first aid training on a mLearning platform, providing wider access to the materials and immediate access to information when it’s most critical. Mobile learning , or mLearning, helps drive corporate training program success.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2016
    [Providers] Training & Development: How sensible is it to outsource?
    A leading and fast-growing global provider of security and compliance management solutions chose Origin Learning Solutions as its e-learning partner to partially outsource its training and development activity in order to march ahead with its scaling-up operations.As These instructors had been providing extensive classroom training on security solution products to all employees, partners, and channel sales personnel.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016
    [Providers] Helping Your Best Sales Reps Coach Others
    Provide an opportunity to discuss their problems with mentors. The inability of reps to meet sales quotas is a major cause of worry for sales managers. Many managers hire external sales consultants or sales coaches to train their under performing staff. They often fail to capitalize on a vital internal asset for this purpose – their high performing sales staffers. Today, let us see how you can enable your best sales reps to mentor low achievers.
  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2015
    [Providers] Adaptive Learning and the Modern Learner
    He can’t wait to be provided with training; he needs information right now to do his job properly. Its goal is to constantly provide information that addresses specific knowledge deficits, progressing employees to subject matter mastery without bogging them down with unnecessary or unhelpful information. The nature of adaptive learning means it’s always evaluating knowledge gaps and providing information to fill those gaps. Meet Chris.
  • MOODLE JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2012
    [Providers] End of Year Conference
    I was asked this week to provide a short session on using our Moodle vle for the for our end of year Teaching and Learning Conference here at the College. As you will have read from other posts on this blog I am taking every opportunity to provide the widest expose possible for Wimba Create this academic year, so the second half is sorted.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2010
    [Providers] Voice Over in e-Learning, Sometimes
    Provide a mute button for those that find the voice-over to be just a distraction (again, make text available). However, make sure both text and narration provide the same instruction, but not exact word for word. September's Big Question over at the Learning Circuits Blog is regarding use of voice-over in e-learning. The question addresses numerous topics regarding the use of audio. So, I thought I would contribute my two cents.
  • G-CUBE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2010
    [Providers] Social Media’s Impact on Workplace Communication & Learning
    ’ Other G-Cubians also seem to converge on the viewpoint that there is a need for proper filtering and administration for these sites to provide meaningful learning platform. Should LMS or corporate Intranet provide this communication & learning platform, or should an organization try to achieve this by providing a controlled access to existing social media sites? Social Media is here to stay. No point debating that.
  • PDG   |  THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016
    [Providers] Managers Eat Learning for Lunch
    We can provide people with venues for learning, but we can’t make them learn (see Horse vs. Water, 1897). Providing managers with a clear and accountable role in improving team member performance. Provide them with the tools and methods to make them really good at this. Peter Drucker famously said “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast.”
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2013
    [Providers] How Avaya Built Its Own Version of Khan Academy
    provides our largest set of viewers, I’m happy to say that we are in 196 distinct geographies. This post originally appeared on the Avaya blog on May 15, 2013 by Carl Knerr. 995 videos, 2,750 subscribers, 356,476 video views – all in just 20 months. Those are the key stats around the Avaya Mentor program, our fast-growing set of how-to YouTube videos for Avaya products that my team and I have been producing.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
    [Providers] Examples of eLearning 2.0
    internal processes on wiki starting to use wikis internally Moving faculty bookmarks to Delicious use wiki for learners to craft definition of 'seamless service' after searching orgs that proclaim to provide seamless service We hope to build wikis that our students can use to share information. During my presentation last Thursday that was an introduction to eLearning 2.0 as part of an online event for the eLearningGuild, I mentioned a few common ways that I've seen eLearning 2.0
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2008
    [Providers] Performance Support
    Learnscape architects have implemented miniature versions of the internet behind corporate firewalls that provide all of these things, from peer-rated FAQs to wizards, on-line help desks, and best practices repositories. Great post by Jay Cross that uses the history of performance support to set up the need for what Jay calls Learnscapes. I've been a long-time believer in EPSS and ePerformance.
  • GEENIO  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015
    [Providers] 5 Mac Apps to Make the Life of an E-learning Professional Easier
    Sip When creating a course, having to strictly adhere to the customer’s design means you have to keep to the specified styles and measurements, and it is usually required that you use the provided color palette as well. However, when using a mockup provided by the client, getting the measurements right is every bit as important. However, both options fail miserably when you need to provide instructions at a moment’s notice and send them by email.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2017
    [Providers] FocusOn Learning 2017: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Make Presentations Educational
    When I gave the attendees opportunities to interact with other attendees, games we provided, and me, they were highly engaged with the content and reported ways that it could be relevant to their own lives. It’s a rainy, cool day in Madison, and I find myself wishing I were back in sunny San Diego. I was there last week for the eLearning Guild’s FocusOn Learning 2017 conference.
  • LEARNING CAFE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2011
    [Providers] Does L&D belong in HR?
    The risk for L&D is that it will remain a “training provider” subject to the same lack of organisational power and cost cutting measures that have hindered and frustrated it for so long. That was the topic of last week’s Learning Cafe in Sydney It was a very interesting discussion. Here are some of the takeaways : Ryan Tracey. In short, my esteemed peers and I agreed on “yes”, but that’s not the end of the story.
  • EPATH LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016
    [Providers] Common Pitfalls of External Enterprise Face-to-Face Training
    Surely you’ll agree that these pitfalls provide credence for developing an eLearning strategy. Developing and implementing an eLearning strategy can provide much greater business value to you and to your network of external learners…so maybe you should consider it? There are many industries today that require training for external learners.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010
    [Providers] Online Exam Preparation and Tutoring – Hot Market
    Social learning solutions like social homework help provided by Cramster ; CampusBug , Grockit , TutorVista , EduFire , English Cafe , and the list goes on and on. Sums Online provides a wide range of math activities to help at home learners. DreamBox Learning is an education start-up that provides math games for kids. Magazine published an article The Best Industries for Starting a Business In 2010.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
    [Providers] Bluewater to Present New Content Solution at DevLearn 2016 by News Editor
    company provides consulting for learning and talent management. Bluewater Learning will present its new Content as a Service offering next week at DevLearn 2016. The Texas-based. Learning Systems Management
  • G-CUBE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2011
    [Providers] Training Effectiveness – Should We Measure It? How?
    The benefit of such a route is that in addition to a clear indication of assimilated knowledge, it also provides a moral boost and a sense of achievement for the learner. At the end of a session, a set of questions might provide insights into the effectiveness of the curriculum, the way of teaching or the facilitator. It will also provide the indictors of knowledge gathered. DIY practice sessions can provide an opportunity for the learner to apply the acquired skills.
  • ELEARNING ARCHITECT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2016
    [Providers] Hello 2016, is it me you're looking for?
    For me, building a business is all about building a sustainable, profitable company that delivers value to its clients, whilst at the same time provides me with my ideal lifestyle. And so a key adjustment that I have made to my business in the past 12 months is to focus more on providing consulting services to support clients with their e-learning product as a whole. I aim to do this through providing more valuable content, and eventually launch my own online training course.
  • ELEARNING ARCHITECT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [Providers] Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget
    You start by posting a brief with an estimate as to how much you expect to pay for the work (don't worry if you don't know exactly how much this work will cost, you can provide a rough estimate and then be guided by the responses). We agreed to pay for this sample, because I wouldn't expect anyone to work for nothing - although you will find some freelancers on Upwork that will provide free samples depending on their eagerness to win the contract. (We
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013
    [Providers] Embrace the Startup Mindset
    Moreover, although many Silicon Valley technology companies are large, they have embraced a startup mindset that provides employees with a unique work experience. Integrating a startup mindset in a big corporation may get your employees to start innovating. Companies such as Google and Facebook offer employees endless perks — free meals, bikes, stand-up desks, onsite barbershops and designated sleeping areas during the work day.
  • GO1  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Providers] Online Training for Employees in the Non-Profit Sector
    For these people, it’s often the non-profit sector that provides that important connection between values and job satisfaction. We talked recently about the fact that many workers are leaving high-paid corporate positions to pursue a more meaningful career that aligns with their personal values. In fact, in today’s workforce, we’re seeing significant growth in the […]. The post Online Training for Employees in the Non-Profit Sector appeared first on GO1 Learning.
  • GO1  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [Providers] CPDforMe Simplify Mandatory CPD Compliance
    One of Australia’s premier providers of continuing professional development training in the legal industry, CPDforMe, are set to change that! Navigating compliance training for legal and professional service firms can be a difficult and time consuming task. After running CPD-LIVE 2017, Australia’s first Online Symposium and Virtual Marketplace in March, CPDforMe have now completed their […]. The post CPDforMe Simplify Mandatory CPD Compliance appeared first on GO1 Learning.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2009
    [Providers] Use Flash to Market Your e-Learning Courses
    Make it interactive.This will not only keep your audience’s attention, but also provide a preview of the interactive elements in the course. Sound is a great attention grabber, easy to import into Flash, and if you are using it in your course it can provide a preview of the course’s use of audio as a medium. Here is a short article/tip I wrote last April on using Flash for marketing courses.
  • STICKY LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2010
    [Providers] Social Learning - this is how it can look!
    The book has again turned my mind towards the question of using social media tools to provide another channel for organisational learning. Provide them with engaging tools and let them go - together. . As in the video, someone may for a time become the teacher, helping others with a problem, whilst others will provide encouragement (like the 'method of the grandmother' in the video). Let's begin with some context to this post!
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
    [Providers] Leading High Performance Teams
    For example, simply providing customer service is not a high performance attribute. But providing 100% customer satisfaction in every customer interaction is a high performance standard, especially when that standard is measured and is part of accountability. This provides yet another incentive for high performers, who are always interested in learning and improvement. General leadership is always a task that moves an organization forward.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017
    [Providers] 5 Tips For an Effective Business Insurance Training Program
    In this case, it is important to provide the best training programs for them. However, by providing them with the bets programs, you are actually laying the foundation for the future of your company. This means that investing your time, effort, and money in a training scheme that will bring out the best in your people is considered an investment that will provide a better future for your insurance business.
  • LEARNING REBELS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016
    [Providers] 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 17: Trainers Helping Trainers
    This where leadership needs to provide coaching and mentoring to team members, encouraging people on their team to build knowledge blocks. Click on the gloves to learn more about how Learning Rebels can provide learning solutions to help you achieve your business goals. It’s day 17 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Trainers Helping Trainers. I just wrapped up the Design and Delivery Bootcamp, and my biggest take-away? We need to work more on reaching out for help.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013
    [Providers] Infor to Acquire CERTPOINT Systems Inc. by News Editor
    Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, announced on Monday, March 4, that it has reached an agreement to acquire CERTPOINT Systems Inc. Learning Systems Management
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010
    [Providers] Join the Learning Liberation Front
    We believe that organizations and instititutions must provide learning opportunities for all students, employees and human beings of the earth. It is time for those of us who care about learning in our world stand up and fight for what we believe. For too long now, people have been asked to “go to training&# or “complete a course&# or “update their transcript&# so that the company can cover their and prove that they “trained&# people.
  • BIG DOG, LITTLE DOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2009
    [Providers] Selection in Agile Learning Design
    However, the selection of the learning objects in Agile Learning Design is not really about SCORM or AICC standards, but rather about providing the best learning environment that supports the Agile ethos — "Solutions that promote and speed the development of learning processes over comprehensive documentation.". Adding blended learning and Twitter/Yammer provides the social aspect that we need when it comes to learning so that it does not become a lone-learning environment.
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
    [Providers] TEDx Caltech Insights Jan. 14, 2011
    Practical use of TED.com - Another person I spoke with in the event, tells me that she includes TED.com and other video providers as part of her class. Highlights from my day at TEDxCaltech.com. Follow #TEDXCALTECH in Twitter.com It was a wow, belly blowing, mind-bending, brain cell twitching, eye-popping and heartfelt joy and amazing insight. Must see - This is a must see and listen event.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017
    [Providers] Leadership Tools for Small Business
    Management is the day-to-day, short-term direction that you provide. Provide direction through your vision. Leadership is a concept that is sometimes identified only with large organizations, but don’t be fooled by this assumption. Leaders are present in every organization, at every level, and this includes small business.
  • SOCIAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
    [Providers] Ensuring that Change “Sticks”
    Provide opportunities to come together as a group, but also allows each team member to do what they do best. Provide leadership, but allow your team to have a voice. My first foray into the world of training happened about 12 years ago. The World Health Organization (WHO) wanted to capitalize on the informal learning environment that had developed around their in-house systems.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014
    [Providers] Managing Stakeholders, SMEs and Design Team - #IMPS
    If they provide materials and content, use what supports the learning objectives and rewrite as needed. The third element of IMPS is Manage. Manage* stakeholder, subject matter expert and design team’s expectations - Get them “on-board” with designing concise, but effective courses. Here''s how: Get buy-in on what is needed to accomplish the course''s goal. Emp hasize it is "OUR course ," belonging to all stakeholders especially the learner.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2009
    [Providers] Wanna Read Some e-Learning Horror Stories?
    My company, which provided health care to military personnel from North Carolina to Maine, had service centers throughout its footprint. Over at the PLS Online Course Development blog they have been posting e-learning horror stories and they have had some doozies so far. These stories are not only entertaining, but also valuable ways to learn directly from the witnesses of such ghoulish e-learning events.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2009
    [Providers] User Control
    Allowing user control provides self-directed learning and allows users to determine their learning needs and what is relevant to their needs, all of which are important concepts in adult learning theory. I am a big advocate for user control. In my opinion, there are too many e-learning courses that do not allow users to navigate through the content as they wish or need. Lack of user control is contrary to many principles of adult learning theory.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2009
    [Providers] How We Can Use Video in e-Learning
    Here are a few ways you can use video in your courses: Vignettes of experts providing advice/tips as it relates to the course's content. Video can be a great compliment to e-learning courses. I will usually place the video in a box in the corner with a play button. Once the user reads the content they can then "hear from as expert." FYI: I want the video to add to the content, not overshadow it. Narration - a talking head can narrate each page. Personally, I am not a big fan of this.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2008
    [Providers] Working With IT
    When you share the details of the project and its goals, they can more effectively prioritize their tasks, find solutions or alternative approaches, recognize the impact on your organization and/or customer, and provide insight not recognized by the project's core team. It seems universal for e-learning staff - working with IT is a challenge. It certainly has been for me at the organizations I have worked.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
    [Providers] Frankenstein Course Development
    Articulate - Presenter and Quizmaker are providing the assessment and an ease of packaging it as a SCORM compliant course. I am currently creating a course and as usual it involves numerous development tools. This course consists of using three main tools. Here they are and why I am using them. Adobe Flash - My favorite tool of choice.
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2009
    [Providers] What’s Your Max Learning Strategy?
    Providing more opportunities for learners to “accidentally” discover your content and get the information they need to do what they need to do. Julie Dirksen also provided some great ideas on how to create a campaign, including before, during and after activities. I’m reading Chris Anderson’s latest book Free: The Future of a Radical Price. He talks about the what Google’s CEO Schmidt calls Google’s “max strategy.”
  • WONDERFUL BRAIN  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
    [Providers] ARTICULATE NON EST REX – 3 REASONS HIGHER ORDER LEARNING IS BEYOND THE MOAT
    If you’re happy to live and feed at the bottom—and by this I mean the lowest end of the taxonomy, providing simple information transfer or at best skills and recall that ask little of the learner you can default to what is easiest. For the past two months or so, I’ve been writing high profile video scripts and storyboarding in a group whose company is synonymous with the 2008 economic collapse.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
    [Providers] Educational Qualifications in Tomorrow’s Job Market
    Learning and training leaders also will need to specify the technical skills required for specific jobs and to proactively work with local education providers to develop certifications, degree programs, curriculum and classes that meet these needs. The majority (81 percent) of employees are trained on site, followed by employer-provided off-site training (57 percent), and training at technical or community colleges (44 percent).
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Providers] #TrainChat Wrapup: What Trainers Can Learn From Angry Birds
    The game also provides a great example for building skills: Use one bird, master it, and the game introduces a new variable; a bird with new abilities for you to add to your game-playing skill set. On Friday the Daily Mindflash once again hosted a Twitter chat with contributor David Kelly, in which we discussed his latest article, “ What Angry Birds Can Teach Us About Instructional Design.”
  • MINDFLASH  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2011
    [Providers] Gen Y and Dunning-Kruger: They Don’t Know What they Don’t Know
    Your organization doesn’t provide opportunities for advancement. If you aren’t yet familiar with the Dunning-Kruger effect you’re missing out (and if you are, you’re bound to be pleased to be reminded of this old friend). It’s an idea that explains so very many aggravating things in the world of business, and perhaps the world in general.
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
    [Providers] Looking Back at the Year in e-Learning, and Other Web Links
    Explain the objectives and always ‘sell’ the objectives by providing the team with good reasons why each item has been placed on the agenda. Forget the calendars and Christmas sale TV ads. To my mind, winter only starts when everyone I see on the train in the morning is wearing a scarf. And this week, everyone was. So it must be official – winter’s here, and 2011 is almost over.
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011
    [Providers] A Must-Do Before Training Begins: Assessing Readiness
    Remember: Review work history, check vocabulary, interview an employee, demonstrate outcomes and provide a glossary before training schedules are filled. > Trainers will often identify whether an individual has completed level one of a technical program before moving to level two — but just as often they fail to go back to basics of cataloging employee knowledge before training begins. Big mistake — here’s a personal tale that explains why.
  • LEARNNOVATORS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016
    [Providers] LEARNNOVATORS WINS PLATINUM AT LEARNX IMPACT AWARDS 2016
    Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative learning solutions, has won PLATINUM at the LearnX Impact Awards 2016 in the ‘Performance Support’ category. It leverages the power of QR codes to provide support to learners in their moment of need. Chennai (India). This award is in recognition of a unique and innovative solution titled MPSS that Learnnovators designed and developed for their client MTAB.
  • CD2 LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017
    [Providers] A New Model for the Modern Association: APHA's Online Learning Success
    We'll demonstrate how you too can provide faster, engaging, personalized, and collaborative learning for the modern learner. The generational shift. As workforce demographics shift, organizations and associations are left scrambling for solutions to training and learning related challenges.
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
    [Providers] How to Stay on Top of Training Demand? Know the Alternatives
    In his leadership role at Knowland University, Bill focuses on helping clients get the most out of the products and services provided through a combination of guided and self-paced learning opportunities. As a learning and development professional, I have often struggled with the question, “how can we keep up with the constant and increasing need for learning and demand for training?&#
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
    [Providers] 9 Must-Consider Topics When Designing Partner or Reseller Training
    Beyond providing wholesale discounts, financial rewards or other perks, ask these top-producers to be your subject matter experts (SMEs) for other resellers. Provide clear instructions on who to call when, how to escalate issues, how/who to engage for specific types of questions, and where to find needed information on your website. Online training is an effective way to arm your partners and value-added resellers with knowledge.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2010
    [Providers] Social enzymes
    Andy Clark provides a very evocative metaphor when he talks about snail trails in his book ' Natural Born Cyborgs '. Learning has rarely been a solo activity. I can count on the fingers of one hand the times I have learnt something significant without the help or influence of others (and counting on my fingers wasn't learnt without help, believe me). No, we are not isolated learners, but learn our most important lessons whilst in conversation with others.
  • ALLISON ROSSETT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2012
    [Providers] “Get some coffee and get rid of your guns.”
    Second Life provided opportunities for many practices in varied circumstances. Tweet Guest blogger Jim Marshall could tell this wasn’t going to be your typical training class– not with that segue to a coffee break. Here’s what Jim wrote about his experience observing a class with 22 sworn peace officers from municipal, state and federal agencies. The topic for the class: managing an active shooter.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2009
    [Providers] The Big Question: How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organisation?
    The will only have the means if employers help them to develop the metacognitive skills (the skills you need to learn independently) and provide the right tools (particularly the social networking software that is revolutionising the way we interact with each other online). Provide them with the motive, the means and the opportunities and their capabilities are likely to astound you.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2007
    [Providers] The power of pictures - part 2
    On reflection, the pros and cons appear to be as follows: On balance I believe that slides would have helped somewhat, particularly if they had provided an overview of the structure and reinforced the key points with imagery (rather than bullets). This is another case where The Business of Memory can help as they provide specific recommendations for remembering a speech. A few years back I co-authored an e-book/CD-ROM called Ten Ways to Avoid Death by PowerPoint.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2007
    [Providers] Religious wars
    If I wanted to help someone master a practical skill, I would demonstrate the skill then provide opportunities for plenty of practice, with gradually reducing scaffolding. If I wanted to encourage someone to adopt a fresh perspective to something they currently think, do or feel, then I would have them participate in activities which would provide fuel for further reflection and discussion on the topic in question.
  • LEARNING ROCKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015
    [Providers] Elearning. L&D's hard to kick habit?
    But go to an off the shelf provider, or indeed, some bespoke elearning design companies, and something constrained by some or all of these vestiges of a time since past will be what you get. I was talking about elearning design with a colleague recently and we wondered briefly what constraints we had on ourselves that we ourselves imposed.
  • WBT SYSTEMS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017
    [Providers] WBT Systems Sponsors PersoniFest 2017
    WBT Systems has worked alongside many associations over the years to develop a learning management system that truly provides a comprehensive, yet flexible, learning solution that meets the unique needs of associations and professional bodies. With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and Personify360 , we provide Personify users the power to get the most out of their learning programs.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
    [Providers] Intuition Unveils Revolutionary Knowledge Management Platform by News Editor
    Intuition, a leading global knowledge solutions provider announced at DevLearn Conference & Expo the release of a new revolutionary knowledge management solution, Intuition Advantage. Blended Learning Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Development Strategies Emerging Topics Training Strategies
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2010
    [Providers] The elephant in the room
    For many of us, our sense of spirituality provides the context for everything that we do. Religion provides the moral and existential framework within which they live their lives. Does spirituality belong in the workplace? This may sound like a fluffy question, but unless your employees are cyborgs, it’s also a relevant one. Of course we are human, and that means every single one of us brings our personal beliefs, goals, needs and values into the workplace.
  • LEARNING REBELS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016
    [Providers] 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 19: Just Stuff
    Click on the gloves to learn more about how Learning Rebels can provide learning solutions to help you achieve your business goals. It’s day 19 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Just Stuff. Here I am in another hotel this week, this time in downtown Chicago and just like any city, it has its stuff… Good stuff and bad stuff. It’s cold here in the winter, but beautiful in the spring, hopping with activity in the summer, and glorious in its color during the fall.
  • EI DESIGN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Providers] Free eBook: Why You Should Adopt Social Learning
    Asha provides insights on various aspects of social learning ranging from its definition to answers to several aspects of how exactly you can apply it in your context and what gains will accrue to learners and to the business. EI Design was the first time entrant to eLearning Industry’s Top 10 eLearning Content Providers in 2015 and gained the #2 slot in 2015. The eBook Why You Should Adopt Social Learning provides answers to the following questions: What is social learning?
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2009
    [Providers] Conversation on Conversations
    Codified Conversations Separately, Harold Jarche provided some interesting thoughts around issues of codified knowledge, individuals and conversations. The practitioners I talked to about PPI [Personal Productivity Improvement] said they would love to participate in PPI coaching, provided it was focused on the content on their own desktops and hard drives, and not the stuff in the central repositories. Dave provides a very interesting picture of information flows in 2025.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2008
    [Providers] Training Design
    However, what about the case when you are providing tools and really don't have the content defined ahead of time? Maybe we conduct a similar performance analysis and take into account similar considerations and then provide appropriate structure (delivery pattern). Maybe we are providing a Wiki and conducting a barn raising session?
  • PRACT.US  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016
    [Providers] What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change
    Of course, you still need to provide your clients with motivation and information about why your solution will benefit them. In your change strategy, you can keep people feeling good and open to ideas by providing options and letting them chose their preferred plans for adopting new behaviors. Among other strategies, they provided employees with data on how well they were meeting performance goals and gave managers dashboards of overall performance. Provide support.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
    [Providers] How to Add Players to a Drive Game
    CSV template we provide. Have Players Self-Register. Want your players to create their own account for your Knowledge Guru Drive game? Have your players self-register for your game in four easy steps: Quick Steps for Self-Registration. Send your Drive game link/URL to all players via email or post it on your LMS. Explain that players must click the link and fill out the registration form. Have your players create a username (their email address) and a password.
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2014
    [Providers] Instant Learning Impacts Performance: One Idea, One Action Learning Events
    What has been learned though is that the perceptions of people, which are based on the experiences of the viewer, provides context to the images viewed. Thus, the speed of the connections and the depth of these connections would determine the individual's learning ability, providing the multitude of interpretations by a single individual over a single image or instance. How does the concept of Instant Learning impact performance?
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] Is Your Organization Losing Its Brain? Collecting Stories to Transfer Knowledge
    StoryCorps grew out of a very a simple idea: we wanted to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record their life stories. Hence, it allows more time for participants to actively contribute and provide feedback. Are you perceiving symptoms of your organization losing knowledge and expertise? Oftentimes, top executives are not aware of the wealth of knowledge that's lost as experienced employees retire and carry their expertise with them. "In
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Providers] Help Authoring: Adding Flare to Your Work
    All in all, the Report Editor is an easy-to-use feature that can quickly provide valuable information to help you manage your projects. by Neil Perlin. MadCap Flare is a tool used to create online Help, software and API documentation, policy and procedure manuals, knowledge bases, and user guides. It's  It's loaded with powerful features that may be unfamiliar if you’re new to the tool or haven’t taken  a class.
  • TAKE AN E-LEARNING BREAK  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011
    [Providers] e-Business Now - Online information for technology-enabled applications
    SCORE , a nonprofitassociation dedicated to helping small business start, grow and succeed, todayannounced the launch of e-Business Now, a new website providing small businessleaders with "how to" knowledge to successfully usetechnology-enabled applications. The website provides free on-demand workshops"how-to" guides, connections to technology mentors and more—a full rangeof tools for learning how to leverage technology to fuel the future success ofsmall businesses.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Providers] Is Your Classroom Training Course Worthy of Conversion?
    There are a lot of elements that go into making a memorable eLearning experience – interactivities, immersive content, immediate feedback, assessments – both formative and summative, and most of all, taking the time to provide an experience that can successfully replace a classroom training session. Converting an ILT course – even if it is outsourced, will require you to provide the services of your SMEs and stakeholders.
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
    [Providers] Springtime in New York? Join us for Kineo Konnect on April 9th!
    Further details will be provided, upon confirmation Kineo Networking & Insights Breakfast April 9 th It will be spring one of these days, I promise! And what sounds better than an early Spring morning with your L&D colleagues for deep discussion and shared delight in the melting of the snow? Join Kineo for a free networking and insights event on Wednesday, April 9th from 8:30am - 10:30am in Manhattan.
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
    [Providers] Integrated Learnings Blog now on eLearning Learning
    It provides an excellent one-stop resource for current ideas and techniques in eLearning theory, design, and development. We started the Integrated Learnings: eLearning blog last year with the idea of writing simple, but informative, posts about eLearning design and development. Our topics rotate between learning theory refreshers and step-by-step techniques for popular eLearning authoring tools (Lectora, Captivate, Articulate, and others).
  • MINDFLASH  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011
    [Providers] Should Learning & Development Fall Under HR or Operations?
    In his leadership role at Knowland University, Bill focuses on helping clients get the most out of the products and services provided through a combination of guided and self-paced learning opportunities.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [Providers] Thoughts on DevLearn 2015
    He said, “It was highly concentrated with course development companies, which is a new phenomenon compared to years ago when it was concentrated on LMS providers. ”. The Meet the Authors’ session after the conference provided Dr. Aleckson a chance to speak to other authors in the eLearning community. Over 2,800 eLearning professionals attended DevLearn 2015 Conference and Expo, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from September 30 th to October 2 nd.
  • ATD LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Providers] Why Learning Tech Professionals Should Participate in the 2014 State of the Industry Report
    The survey collects 13 key efficiency and expenditure data points, as well as data on content distribution and delivery methods that will provide the industry with valuable benchmarking data. Data collection for the 2014 State of the Industry has begun. Click here to read full version
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2010
    [Providers] Content creation
    Content creation is an important feature in many personal learning environment (PLE) models, and together with organising and sharing, makes up the cardinal triumvirate of skills that provides learners with a clear advantage. One of the most important digital literacies students require today is the ability to create appropriate content.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2013
    [Providers] Getting Started in eLearning
    develop courses that do not provide effective instruction, do not address the audience''s learning needs, etc.). Plus, blogs often provide opportunities to pick the brains of many knowledgeable practitioners. I think like most people in our field, I am often asked how to get started in eLearning. Well, the eLearning Industry site has released " How to Become an eLearning Professional ," an ebook of tips for people interested in getting started.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2009
    [Providers] Ordering Training is Not Like Ordering Pizza
    The authors provide a practical approach to analyzing instructional content with the purpose of determining the best media to deliver the content. Here is a rule of thumb they provide that I agree with "As a rule of thumb, it would be cost-effective to use self-paced e-Learning for delivering declarative knowledge and some of procedural knowledge that can be codified fairly easily. All too often people request training and have already determined the delivery medium they want.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2009
    [Providers] Audience Take-aways From LinkedIn Training
    This will be far from a true level 3 evaluation, but it may be helpful to anyone providing a similar training. Hopeful it provides some insight for any LinkedIn trainers out there. A quick, very informal evaluation of my Online Professional Networking class. Several weeks back I held my last online professional networking class, which focused on using LinkedIn.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 2010
    [Providers] Public Data Explorer - Google Labs
    I created the examples below from data provided by the World Bank. The amount of data provided by the World Bank is impressive. Google Labs recently released their Public Data Explorer. You can create charts and visualizations with public data sets.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2010
    [Providers] Characters
    Naive, struggling learner and/or jovial coworker - This character can occur along side a "straight man" and provides not just opportunities for humor, but chances to clarify and reinforce concepts as we correct their misconceptions. For example, I once used the ghost of Alexander Graham Bell to provide instruction on the new phone system.
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