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  • EI DESIGN  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2016
    [Providers] Why Adopt Mobile Learning For Online Training – 10 Questions Answered
    Here is my list of top 7 benefits that mLearning or mobile learning offers vis-a-vis traditional eLearning: Provides flexibility to learners. Provide a learning path based approach to the learners. If you are new to mLearning or are seeking ways to enhance its impact, e.g. by using mobile learning for online training, you would have several questions about it. In this article, I answer 10 questions that range from its definition, application, and how you can maximize its impact.
  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016
    [Providers] Culture before Content: 3 Steps for Warming Up Your Organization to the Idea of Microlearning
    Providing solutions that align to the science of learning and fit into employees’ regular workflow should get people plenty excited. Microlearning is a hot topic right now—and for good reason. But, the reality is, not everyone may share your enthusiasm. After all, microlearning isn’t just about making shorter videos. It represents a fundamental shift in how most organizations have traditionally approached learning.
  • RAPID ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2009
    [Providers] The Project Management Tip You Can’t Ignore
    In the book, Mike recommends that you use categories to provide context to the email subject line. Managing elearning projects requires good communication between the instructional designers and subject matter experts. In most cases, this communication happens via email. Thus, better email communication ultimately leads to better project management, which most likely means better elearning courses. At a recent ASTD conference, I ran into Mike Song , the author of The Hamster Revolution.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2013
    [Providers] Six Leadership Fundamentals for Global Success
    Provide coaching to accelerate development. The key to productivity is building a talent strategy that takes advantage of the innovations, information and technology available in the human age. Global organizations need leaders who can drive business on a global scale. No organization can afford to overlook optimizing the performance of leaders who are successful in this regard.
  • UNICORN TRAINING  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2013
    [Providers] BLOG: ‘The Business of Bespoke’
    Over the past decade better communications have exposed providers to global competition, most notably from India, resulting in further downward pressure on prices. The growth of commercial eLearning from a small fragmented cottage industry into today’s much larger fragmented cottage industry has evolved around two models – Bespoke and Off The Shelf.
  • UNICORN TRAINING  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
    [Providers] Unicorn gets double E-Learning Award nod
    Although effective instructional design is increasingly a team activity with writers, designers and developers sparking off each other, David has provided the leadership to ensure every team member is involved in a project from initial brainstorming, through storyboarding and detailed instructional design to final delivery. He always ensures the Unicorn approach is reflected in the solution to provide practical, effective learning - substance with style.
  • LAMBDA SOLUTIONS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2016
    [Providers] Seeking LMS Reporting and Analytics? A Solution Checklist
    Unfortunately, many of the LMS reporting and analytics solutions that are available simply do not have the capacity to provide what users need. LMS Reporting for open source learning is one of the top pain points among Moodle and Totara users. Moodle reporting needs are often complex, and they only increase over time (as programs grow, and organizations expand).
  • ELEARNINGMIND  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016
    [Providers] Is There a Way to Effectively Teach Soft Skills to Physicians?
    Well, a few reasons they may not be aware of is with the right communication, physicians are able to make patients feel more confident in pursuing the right treatments, elect better choices, feel more comfortable honestly disclosing all that’s going on, and instill more trust towards their healthcare provider. Anyone who’s ever had a brusque interaction with their physician can tell you that some skills just can be taught.
  • TONY KARRER  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2007
    [Providers] Emergent Knowledge Management
    I had imagined that we would provide relatively simple, free-form tools like Wikis, blogs. KM would become more of an issue of how you provide structure and get leverage on these free-form tools. There's been a long running discussion around what Knowledge Management is going to look like going forward and whether big systems that manage knowledge are going to be there. For example, see Bill Ives' recent post , and Paula Thorton.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2008
    [Providers] Reframing Conference Social Tool Participation
    But, most of the tools provided are aimed at trying to get everyone in the conference to use the tools. Instead, if we believe the 90-9-1 Rule , then the real questions should be: How can we create systems that when they are adopted by 1% of the population, we can provide value for the rest of the conference attendees and appropriately reward the 1%ers? What can we provide for the 9%ers so they can make lightweight contributions that add value?
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010
    [Providers] Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations
    Very few of us would argue with the proposition that a lot of organisational learning and development activity is sub-optimal to the extent that it provides little value to participants and their organisations. To which he provided the answer: 'It's hard to imagine any way in which it hasn't changed….they're' Focus on outputs provides much more value.
  • GROWTH ENGINEERING  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
    [Providers] How to Become One of the Best Companies to Work for
    It also provides managers with an easy way to tell who is in line for a pay rise and the extra responsibilities that go along with it. Every year, The Sunday Times publishes a survey of the best companies to work for in the UK. This annual list ranks businesses small and large according to how satisfied their employees are. It takes several factors into account including employees’ opinions on their colleagues, their superiors and their working conditions.
  • JAY CROSS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011
    [Providers] Re-imagining the Book
    ’ The Internet Time Alliance and TULSER are leading the charge but we won’t be successful without thought partners to shape the vision, corporations to provide reality tests, co-creators to design fresh approaches, and implementors to put things in place. Background. For the past two years, I have been writing and publishing an unbook entitled Working Smarter. Six versions have been published in that time, the latest being The Working Smarter Fieldbook 2011.
  • DASHE & THOMSON  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2011
    [Providers] Most Revolutionary Google Product Launch of the Past Month (Hint: It’s Not Google+)
    Prizes takes the idea down to the level of the individual, providing a competition forum that lets users crowd-source their own particular problems in return for cash prizes. If nothing else, it could provide a template for a more strategic, “big-thinking” cousin to emerge, designed to tackle the real issues of our time (debt ceiling, anyone?), or for an internal corporate version, providing the wisdom of the masses to the C-suite executives.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2008
    [Providers] Record Video Chat Interviews
    It looks like ooVoo provides the split screen capability and ability to record and I've seen a couple instances on YouTube that look okay. A client of mine (celebrity) would like to record video interviews they are going to be doing with people all around the country. We are thinking that we will be sending out some basic equipment (web cam + microphone) to the people involved in the interview if they don't have the right stuff. I'm trying to figure out what software we will use.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017
    [Providers] Identify the Reason for Training
    What’s worse, those same organizations may bring a training provider onsite expecting a miracle, and then after the excitement of the day wears off (assuming it was a good session) nothing really changes back on the job. You should then pass that information on to the training provider. You can help your training provider make the session(s) successful by telling all participants well before the training that the purpose of the program is to create consistency.
  • PARADISO  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2015
    [Providers] SCORM Compliance and Tin Can Api
    Despite being introduced a couple of years ago in 2013 to little fanfare, learning providers have been slow to incorporate it into their LMS platforms. The information it collects is very different to what an LMS collects, and provides a much more rounded view of learner progress. These statements provide vital insight into what a learner is doing outside their usual training. Imagine owning lots of DVDs but not having a player capable of playing them.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
    [Providers] Five Tips From Stacey Harmon for Integrating Snagit into the Getting Things Done Framework
    Powered by her own knowledge and experience, her company, Harmon Enterprises, provides clients with the skills, resources, and know-how required to make their communication efforts more impactful through the use of visual technology. A long-time advocate of David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD), Stacey Harmon has taken full advantage of available technologies to increase her business savvy.
  • SPONGE UK  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
    [Providers] Effective elearning for sales staff
    If you can provide training on the platform that your staff are already using you’re one step closer to them completing the course. Sales people face many challenges, thankfully some of the biggest can be overcome with elearning. Find out which elearning strategies and techniques will help the most with your sales training.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014
    [Providers] DevCorner: A TechSmithie’s View of Google I/O 2014
    What They Said : One of the points made right at the beginning of this section is that Google is providing a single SDK for all of the form factors (TV, auto, etc.) DevCorner is where we talk about all things software development-related from inside TechSmith. This is the place for interviews with our devs, source code samples, and an inside peek at some of the cool stuff we’re working on….
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016
    [Providers] Blend Classroom and Micro-learning for Effective Pharmaceutical Sales Training
    Micro-learning offers learning in short bursts, and provides learners just-in-time support, focusing on a single performance objective at a time. Let’s see how to blend micro-learning to provide effective training for Pharma sales reps. Micro content provides follow-up on key topics to reinforce learning by keeping sales reps connected to the topic for a long term and allowing them to access the modules when needed.
  • E-LEARNING UNCOVERED  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2017
    [Providers] Best Essay Writing Service. Urgent & Cheap Writing
    Our college paper writing service is the leading provider of top quality college papers to students all over the world. Unlike most writing services, provides original, custom-written papers only. Our experts in writing college papers excel in Welcome ! Order Essay
  • ELEARNINGMIND  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Providers] Real Mobile Learning: Are Smartphone Printers Worth the Investment?
    In most cases, it’s probably up to the organization to provide learners with mobile printing devices. Asking learners to BYOD–bring their own devices–not only saves money, but time. When learners are already acquainted with the technology they’ll use to access information, it reduces prep time so everyone can jump straight into learning. But while most of your learners will have access to their own smartphones and tablets, mobile printers might be a different story.
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017
    [Providers] The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal
    Problem Solutions provides technology, business model, and innovation solutions to Fortune 500 companies, the government, and startups. We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Dreams do come true, kids. Don’t worry, we won’t be subjecting you to middle school clarinet recitals, embarrassing talent shows, or bad karaoke (hopefully not, anyway). We know that with great power comes great responsibility.
  • DASHE & THOMSON  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2011
    [Providers] Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Train Your Client On Training.
    You can play nice and develop whatever type of training your client wants, whether it provides tangible value or not. This article by Tom Kuhlman provides some great tips on helping your client see training differently. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013
    [Providers] UPS: Promoting Learning
    The company’s learning vision is to provide and champion valuable development services to drive these business results. The other, the Global Learning Network strategy, aims to provide leadership and direction in training and talent development. A cornerstone of UPS’ development strategy is to promote from within — an approach its leaders consider successful because of the efficacy of its training.
  • MATRIX  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2016
    [Providers] 6 LMS best practices for instructional designers
    Every training session that the vendor provides can save you and your team hours when creating a new course. Sometime ago your organization realized that the only way to keep rising in the ever-more competitive business environment is to continuously invest in its employees and their professional development. So the top management decided to get the best LMS that will meet the specific organizational learning needs.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2008
    [Providers] Corporate Advisory Council Conference:Student Presentations
    The students are then required to provide a 20 minute sales presentation highlighting portions of the 40 page proposal they have written. Who provided an innovative solution of using Second Life to develop the instruction. They group of three provided a good presentation with insightful information and ideas of how to use Second Life within the classroom. They provided a working prototype using a combination of Flash and Trivantis's Lectora Version 8.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
    [Providers] CLOs Need and Want External Help
    Most enterprises that outsource learning are satisfied with their external providers and expect to increase spending levels. Learning programs can be grown organically over time, developed in-house, outsourced to a learning provider or implemented using some combination of in-house and external expertise. Some 50 percent of enterprises use an outside provider to augment some part of their learning function.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2009
    [Providers] Love-Hate Theory, Learner Motivation, Connectivism and Other Such Thoughts.
    Supporting Theory : An understanding of Constructivism and Behaviorism helps in designing training solutions using instructional strategies that leverage the existing knowledge, provide feedback at critical points to reinforce the correct “learning” and act as deterrent for the incorrect behavior. Preamble I missed IDCI session yesterday but am thankful for the tweets from @gargamit100 and @sreyadutta. These followed by Sreya’s post gave me some idea of the discussion.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
    [Providers] The Social Network and the Risks of Informal Learning Delivery
    Within the learning and development profession, there’s been a repeatedly expressed sentiment that all you need to do to facilitate learning is provide workforces with the information; they’ll find what they need themselves and learn, as Zuckerberg did when he didn’t attend class. As any educator likely knows, tests provide more than a way to grade students on what they learned; they’re a means to an end – a vehicle by which students learn.
  • RAPID ELEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2009
    [Providers] 5 Common Visual Design Mistakes
    I thought I’d do a quick rundown of what they are and provide some tips on how to prevent them. I was working with a student intern the other day. We reviewed his first attempt at a rapid elearning course. For this review, we focused on the course’s visual design. Overall, he did a great job, especially for someone just starting out. However, he made some mistakes that are common to many of the courses I see.
  • EFRONT  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2012
    [Providers] LearnTec and a few more awards for eFront
    Our own G.Kalfas , took part on this event on behalf of eFront and provide us with several pictures from the event. In the context of Learntec trade fair our Austrian VAR ( Click-and-learn ) has been awarded with two “gold medals” (in the category “LMS” – with eFront ; and in the category “development of individual learning content”). Customers voted our Austrian VAR on first place within the “eLearningCHECK” which is the greatest customer-award for eLearning in the German speaking market.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017
    [Providers] 4 ways to empower your employees through learning
    Workplace self-assessment provides employees with a unique chance to analyze themselves at a critical level, which is something that we don’t usually do unless we are asked to. 3) Provide opportunities for continuous learning and development. Answer this: what’s better than an effective leader? Simple: an efficient team. Hiring a natural leader to supercharge productivity in your workplace is as simple as replacing a single individual on your team.
  • TOPYX LMS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2016
    [Providers] Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing
    If it’s not providing the competitive advantage mentioned above, perhaps it’s time to create a whole new culture. Firms must provide workers with IT infrastructures and ensure they use these infrastructures to create, store, and distribute their knowledge. Social learning features like calendaring, video conferencing, realtime chat, blogs, and polls provide ideal opportunities for peer-to-peer knowledge sharing.
  • OPENSESAME  |  MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016
    [Providers] What Airline Safety Videos Can Teach eLearning
    In terms of elearning course videos, references can force you to keep the material you provide fresh and current. Not every seller can provide movie-like videos, however, good music, lighting, and animations can greatly benefit a mandatory course. Sitting down on an Icelandair flight from Seattle to Reykjavik, I dutifully placed my laptop under my seat and clicked on the seatbelt, preparing to grab a magazine for when the safety video droned on in the background.
  • OPENSESAME  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
    [Providers] How Your Company Can Use eLearning to Achieve Great Customer Service
    Due to the bad reputation customer service can receive, many people dread having to call their service providers for fears of such a situation, which can have an adverse affect on your company. Before you can expect your employees to provide high quality customer service, they need to know what customer service is.
  • ELEARNING ALCHEMY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016
    [Providers] The NEXT Big Thing in eLearning
    In the race to have “some of everything,” many MOOC providers have opened their doors to “eLearning fast-food” – cheap, low-quality, and mass-produced with no educational value. L&D teams trying to justify the cost of eLearning by postulating all the cost savings it would provide. Length: 876 words. Reading Time: ~4 minutes. Over the past decade eLearning has gone through a rapid transformation.
  • MLEVEL  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
    [Providers] mLevel to Showcase Latest Learning Activity at FocusOn Learning 2016
    The mLevel platform provides mobile, social, and interactive learning experiences that deliver highly effective educational games and activities in bite-sized chunks over time. mLevel combines innovative technology with the latest in learning science to provide a next-generation learning solution used by leading corporations and education providers worldwide. Recap from: Learning Solutions Magazine.
  • RAPID ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2010
    [Providers] 10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning
    Levelator does its magic and provides edited copies right inside the same folder. I’m no audio engineer. And odds are that neither are you. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. It’s a good post and worthy reading. Today I want to share some free or inexpensive ways to work with the audio in your elearning courses. Let’s start with narration.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
    [Providers] MACRA and MIPS Part II: How Your Medical Education Can Benefit
    In order to qualify for MACRA and to report under one of the payment programs, a clinician must bill more than $30,000 to Medicare patients, and provide care for more than 100 Medicare patients each year. The objectives hope to achieve a new healthcare system in which “certified EHRs and health IT [are used] as tools to improve the flow of health information among clinicians and, ultimately, improve the quality of care provided to patients” (ONC). MACRA and MIPS Part II: Reporting.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016
    [Providers] Thumbs up: Integrating eFrontPro with Facebook
    Then, there is eFrontPro’s turn-key support for LDAP and Active Directory-based Single-Sign On, as well as its support for the industry standard Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), that allows administrators to integrate it with all kinds of identity providers. It’s also, along with Google, a very popular identity provider — allowing users to use their Facebook account for logging in to all kinds of third party sites and services.
  • LEARNING DOJO  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 4, 2015
    [Providers] Creating a Software Simulation or Screen Recording in Articulate Storyline
    They click on something which then provides feedback like “Congrats! Articulate Storyline really packs a punch in capabilities. You can create some pretty interactive and engaging content for any type of training pretty easily but some forget it can also do screen recordings and software simulations. First, just so we are all on the same page let’s break down the difference of a software simulation and a screen recording for all you newbies out there.
  • SPICY LEARNING  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [Providers] AVA: How learning technologies can change behaviour
    It also provided them with knowledge about how to deal with disclosures of incidents, as well as a database to help workers share resources, expertise and case studies. Recently, Toby and I attended the launch of AVA’s Digital Prevention Platform. The AVA Project is an online initiative aiming to keep education and social care workers informed about maintaining good practice when reporting disclosures of Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG).
  • B ONLINE LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2017
    [Providers] Be a Better eLearning Designer
    Provide clear instructions where necessary – on screen or in audio. I could probably write a book, not an article, on the things that designers and developers should do naturally when building eLearning, especially using Articulate Storyline. Here are a few quick tips that hopefully can help you be better at what you do. Tips to impress your boss and save you time! Design. Avoid over programming – there are a number of ways to achieve functionality in Articulate Storyline.
  • MOODLE JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
    [Providers] 20 video sites
    I suppose my principle source for this has been YouTube, but I just came across a useful list of 20 sites that provide content, in most cases its free and though with some they do actually include YouTube, I still think its worth tagging, anyway see what you think here's the linkOne media that I am increasing making use of these days is movies.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, JULY 31, 2006
    [Providers] Major CMS Vendor Adds LMS/SCORM Capabilities
    and the possibility that we could soon be seeing something that looks more like a Wiki+Tracking capability, I just saw the news: Vignette Provides Online, On-Demand Training For Customers. Relevant to the recent discussions around Do You WANT an LMS? Does a Learner WANT an LMS? They've added tracking and SCORM to their CMS solution. So, maybe my previous comments about this being a couple years away may have been too conservative. Keywords: eLearning Trends
  • MINDFLASH  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [Providers] Creating Training for Millennials that Works
    In this survey, only 20% of respondents say that their employers adequately provide the training opportunities required to keep up with needed job skills. It’s likely no big surprise that Millennials expect a different format for training than L&D departments have provided when previous generations entered the work force. New technologies, such as the LMS and mobile learning are providing new capabilities in learning delivery.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2010
    [Providers] Moodle: Pros, Challenges
    Even if you have it hosted on an outside server, while it will automatically provide you with a vast amount of programming languages, typically it is not WSYWIG. They provide the features, software, etc., You need someone dedicated to provide this to you, whether they are in your IS/IT areas. I want to make something very clear – Moodle and other open source LMSs, Learning Portals, CMSs, etc. are NOT out of the box solutions. They are not turnkey.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2007
    [Providers] Industry News: elearning Company Purchase
    one of the world's leading providers of educational services, has signed an agreement to acquire EduNeering Holdings, Inc., a top provider of knowledge management solutions that assure regulatory compliance and improve business performance. Here is the big announcement: Kaplan, Inc., EduNeering designs and deploys knowledge management solutions for organizations in the pharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare, energy and manufacturing sectors.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2007
    [Providers] Links Related to PA /DE/NJ DLA Conference Keynote
    In the spirit of broadening my keynote address and in providing a dialogue with audience members of the 5th Annual PA/DE/NJDLA Conference & Expo. This post also provides a place where attendees can feel free to comment and add to the discussion Defining a "Gamer" Cheat Codes: Friend or Foe? I have pulled together a number of posts that may be of interest to attendees at the keynote who are looking for additional information.
  • MOODLE JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2006
    [Providers] Starting to use LAMS
    This is not really LD, but does provide a first class visual tracking and progress system, which just goes to show that I am not exempt from accommodation by adaptation. Set up a new domain for our Moodle courses this week at [link] and started to make some use of LAMS. Every year my second year level 3 students are required to complete a software project, and I get them to upload their weekly log books into a Moodle Journal.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014
    [Providers] How To Export A SCORM Package
    With Guru, you CAN generate a SCORM package of your game, export it, and provide it to an LMS administrator for upload into your LMS. Once you have the file, you can provide the SCORM package to your LMS administrator for uploading to your LMS. The optimal way to experience a Guru game is via the web application. However, sometimes the organization requires tracking of completion via an LMS.
  • LEARNUPON  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017
    [Providers] How to Onboard your Employees with an LMS
    From having a cohesive plan and schedule for your training to getting management involved to investing in an LMS that has the best features for your business, all of these together will help you deliver effective training and provide your hires with the skills they need to be proactive in your business. . A new hire has joined your organization. You want to train them, impart them with the appropriate skills and get them up and running in their role as quickly as possible. But how?
  • DESIGNING DIGITALLY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Providers] Serious Game or Simulation? Choosing the Most Effective Approach
    Simulations generally provide more information to analyze a situation in order to reach a solution. As corporations seek to provide their workers with comprehensive and effective learning tools, they will most likely find a combination of serious games and simulations will be their best choice for meeting learning objectives.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2009
    [Providers] Learning in 3D--A Little About the Upcoming Book
    This book provides information from corporate and academic perspectives giving you insights into how Virtual Immersive Environments are being used and how organizations are encouraging collaboration through design, working with multiple learners and encouraging learners to interact with each other and the instruction. Case studies will be reviewed as well as providing a list of guiding principles for establishing a 3D learning environment.
  • TALENTLMS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2016
    [Providers] Competency based training: The why and how for eLearning success
    Unsurprisingly, many eLearning providers have become wise to the idea of bringing the principles of traditional competency based training into the production of eLearning delivery, the benefits of which we’ll cover below. Competency based training has become prevalent in the past few years, notably for its ability to adapt to individual learner requirements and test learners in only the areas that they need to be tested.
  • TALENTLMS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
    [Providers] The many faces of eLearning #3: Onboarding with TalentLMS
    For writing your onboarding content, you just use the same, tried and true, content editing tools that TalentLMS provides for regular training courses, including rich widgets, embedded internet content, multimedia (video, audio) and auto-conversion of all kinds of office formats (PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, Excels, PDFs, etc.). In the previous installments of this series of posts, we took a look at how TalentLMS fares with Compliance Training and Instructor-led Training.
  • TALENTLMS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016
    [Providers] 6 Steps to Innovation through eLearning
    Provide healthy breaks from work and eLearning! Creative companies are innovative,they are able to pull off the ground and stay viable for sustainable periods. As an up-and-coming organization, how can you be labeled as innovative? How can you create and disrupt the status quo to stay aloft? One tried and tested strategy is eLearning. In this article, we explain what innovation is and how you can achieve it for your organization through eLearning.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011
    [Providers] Adjusting our Attitude toward Gen-Y
    Let’s take a look at a few of these characteristics and the evidence the article provides to show them to be true. “Gen Y is one of the most diverse demographic groups — one out of three is a minority.” This quote is buried in the USA Today article, “ Generation Y: They came to the workplace with a new attitude.”. The irony is that this article, and thousands of others like it, does nothing but stereotype an entire generation of diverse individuals.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017
    [Providers] 5 Approaches on How to Identify Skill Gaps at Work
    Not only will it give you different perspectives on the issue, but will also provide you more insight on what the real issues and root causes are. There will always be what we call ‘skill gaps’ – at any workplace, in any industry. However, for result-driven businesses – where leveraging on employees’ performance is of the utmost importance – skill gaps are the biggest detriment to attaining business goals.
  • EFRONT  |  THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017
    [Providers] Setting Meaningful and Measurable Learning Objectives: The importance of goals
    The idea behind producing meaningful and measurable learning objectives is simple: They facilitate the creation of corporate training content that’s in line with those objectives and they provide clarity for learners, in terms of expectations around the training.
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
    [Providers] Practical Storyboarding – Not Just for Developers
    A good storyboard provides: A simple visual layout you can easily use to check against the content points and specifications. If you are already using a storyboard template of some sort, it should provide the layout for your navigation, any special page formatting your company may have, legal pages, etc. You’ve provided background information about the topic in the content of the lesson. By Donna Bryant.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2008
    [Providers] Web 2.0 Applications in Learning
    Provide the content. Provide thoughts around the content and the discussion. Selling the Value Often it can be tricky to convince management of the value of providing these tools. Resources The following are resources that I provided as links in my presentation. Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Applications in Learning.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2007
    [Providers] Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment
    I can't claim that I really understand these distinctions, but I can say with certainty that systems or environments that provide support for these need to operate together. I've been reading a lot over the past few months around Personal Learning Environments and a lot of related material. What sparks this post is the combination of a recent post by Stephen Downes that includes a brief exchange with Jay Cross in the comments and some interesting discussions in the Enterprise 2.0
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2007
    [Providers] Needed Skills for New Media
  • TONY KARRER  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 2008
    [Providers] EPSS and ePerformance
    In a comment in my post Amusing Findings in Keywords Jack Pierce asked: I'm searching for the right term for what a lot of us do when we do EPSS type solutions. We could use EPSS as a term, but it seems a bit old, and a bit engineering-like. So, for some time, we have added "ecoaching" to our "elearning" offering, to describe our electronic support options.
  • MINDFLASH  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2011
    [Providers] Tuition Assistance and Improved Performance
    Verizon Wireless realizes that it cannot provide all of the learning opportunities with internal learning and development resources, so it leverages tuition assistance programs and local colleges and universities to help employees grow. This case study in the December issue of Chief Learning Officer about Verizon Wireless’ tuition assistance program scratches me right where I itch. Verizon Wireless is nailing it, and the case study shows the results that are proving it.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2015
    [Providers] #DevLearn 2015 Sessions That Impressed
    No PowerPoint on the resources page, but here is Art’s SlideShare - [link] Interactive Video for eLearning Designers David Anderson David provided some creative ideas for using video and even showed some tips and tricks in Articulate StoryLine. He discussed the levels of interactivity, Bloom's Taxonomy as it applies to using interactions and he provided great examples. link] All the resources provided by the DevLearn presenters are available at devlearn15.com/resources.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
    [Providers] Unleash the Power of the People
    Learning provides CEOs and C-suite leaders with the powerful tool for change. Organizations need to enlist senior leaders to align employees to strategy quickly. Sustaining a competitive advantage in today’s economy has become increasingly dependent on an organization’s talent. In an environment that demands agility and innovation, learning is one of the powerful levers CEOs and other C-suite leaders can use.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2009
    [Providers] Six Social Media Trends
    It’s simply about us striving to provide the best learning solutions, and social media is now necessarily a part of the blend. Trawling through my feeds earlier this weeks I came across this link-up post by Ricard Nantel over at the Workplace Learning Blog pointing to a blog post on Harvard Business Publishing about six social media trends. Worth a quick recount: 1. Social media begins to look less social. Corporations look to scale. Social business becomes serious play.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016
    [Providers] Words in mind
    In this series I have been providing a brief overview of each theory, and how each can be applied in education. This is number 34 in my learning theories series. Psychologists and cognitive scientists have offered a number of useful theories that aid our understanding of learning. All the previous posts in this series are linked below. The last post in this series featured the stages of cognitive development model proposed by Jean Piaget.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
    [Providers] First thoughts on the TM benchmark
    A requirement for external contractors to be innovators in learning technology : "In terms of working with external providers for skills programmes, over 80% of organisations say that innovative use of learning technology will be a deciding factor in their selection of an external learning provider in the future." If you leave aside the pure e-learning providers, the majority of the players in the market have got to watch out in case they become completely marginalised.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2009
    [Providers] Emerging Leaders in Training Outsourcing
    s assessment, “are recognized industry leaders that have demonstrated innovation and excellence in providing outsourced learning services in selected business process categories and are poised to increase their level of services to clients&#. The list is compiled to provide businesses, government agencies, and training companies seeking learning solutions partners with a short list of reliable and proven training and eLearning outsourcing companies. Here’s some good news….
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016
    [Providers] Is My Book Award Worthy?
    The book reviews research on smile sheets (learner feedback forms), demonstrates the limitations of traditional smile sheets, and provides a completely new formulation on how to design and deploy smile sheets. The ideas in the book -- and the example questions provided -- help learning professionals focus on "learning effectiveness" in supporting post-learning performance. and provide substantive information to ourselves and our stakeholders.
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2008
    [Providers] Will at Work Learning: Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance
    personality measures may provide very little additional information. Although meta-analysis can be used to provide definite estimates of effect sizes, the limitations of such an approach are also considered. This article provides a meta-analysis of the relationship between the 5-factor model of personality and 3 central theories of performance motivation (goal-setting, expectancy, and self-efficacy motivation).
  • LEARNNOVATORS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
    [Providers] LEARNNOVATORS WINS GOLD AT BRANDON HALL EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2015
    Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative learning solutions, has won Gold in the 2015 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards in the ‘Best Use of 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.
  • TALENTLMS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
    [Providers] Defining Assessment Items from Learning Goals
    The online learning environment provides a plethora of interaction building opportunities to create “intelligent assessments”. Use the tips provided in this article to create a satisfying learning experience in your next elearning course. Assessments are truly the end-result of the course. Without assessments both the course and the learning promise are incomplete.
  • ELEARNINGMIND  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018
    [Providers] Developing a RIDE or Die Leadership Mentality at ELM
    They choose to welcome someone and provide help to make them more comfortable with the social aspects of the organization and culture. We provide support, as leaders, to empower them. Illustrations and Design: Angela Rogers. Leaders Are Made, but Servant Leaders Are Born. Some think you can’t make talent; you’re just born with it. Others think that after 10,000 hours of training you’ll become expert at anything. In terms of servant leadership, we think it’s both, in that order. (A
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
    [Providers] Getting Started with KGuru Mobile – Game Author & Player QuickStart Guide
    Let’s dive into how you can provide them the KGuru Mobile registration code for your game, and the three easy steps for them to start playing! All the information you need to enable your players to play your game will be provided to you on-screen when you make your game live. Even if you don’t include this, any player visiting your game on their mobile phone will be directed to download the app and provided the game’s registration code.
  • PRACT.US  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2016
    [Providers] No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week
    If you manage a remote team or ever need to coach an employee over email, it’s important to provide negative feedback in the most positive way possible. If you provide any formal training, you are a de facto instructional designer, which means you organize and present information for your team to learn. This article provides five tips for setting up a good mentoring program at your company. This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training.
  • PRACT.US  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016
    [Providers] No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week
    This quick article enumerates the advantages, disadvantages, and use cases for checklists, then provides some useful tools to get you started. And the author provides some strategies for good preparation without overdoing it. This audio interview with Frank Tucker, Taco Bell’s CPO, explains how they provide employee development and education for over 200,000 employees across 50 states. This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2013
    [Providers] Survey: Talent Shortage May Impede New Hiring by Tech Firms
    The second annual TECNA survey aims to provide current and future technology trends locally, regionally and nationally. Nearly two-thirds of C-level executives at tech firms said they intend to hire new staff over the next year, a new survey shows. However, the same executives said they perceive a shortage of quality tech talent. Downers Grove, Ill. — Nov.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [Providers] Reader Reaction: 2013 Learning Trends
    This means better equipping managers to know how to expertly provide challenging developmental work assignments, take their coaching skills up a notch to help employees create learning breakthroughs, target great development partners for their employees and shape the work environment to provide abundant development opportunities for all. We asked our LinkedIn followers: What learning and development trends are you anticipating in 2013?
  • LITMOS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018
    [Providers] What are the ethics of L&D?
    Those eight values and research-based principles provide some guidance. As our news headlines trumpet questions about ethics in workplace behavior and government, it sparks reflection on our own industry. What are our responsibilities? What behaviors should we practice, or avoid? There are several stakeholders we have to keep in mind. First, there are our learners. They are in our hands and we need to do right by them.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
    [Providers] How Learning Can Regain Relevance
    Originally conceived in the 1960s, the model was designed to deliver administrative services, not provide value to stakeholders and the operational units of an enterprise. Organizational change: An industry initiative in the 1990s was designed to provide organizational change assistance to operating units, but it was never fully realized because of the inhibiting structural model of HR organizations, which focused primarily on the transactions associated with the function.
  • WBT SYSTEMS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
    [Providers] Unlock Your eLearning Differentiator & Iconic Advantage
    Start by identifying what differentiates the eLearning experience your association provides from the experience offered by your competitors. It’s not the information you provide—that’s a commodity—but the experience students can’t get elsewhere. You want to provide assurance to your audience that what makes your online courses so effective and popular is still part of your recipe—your iconic advantage is still strong.
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017
    [Providers] Piktochart: Working with Images
    You are not stuck with using only the images that Piktochart provides. Do one of the following: Drag an image from your desktop into the area provided. by Karin Rex. The success of an infographic depends on how visually arresting its images are. While Piktochart image tools are somewhat intuitive, I wanted to share a few tricks that will make an Piktochart apprentice into a Piktochart professional. Uploading and Inserting an Image.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
    [Providers] Weight Control Strategies for Learning and Development
    Since we tend to overestimate our own knowledge of a subject, exams also provide an important feedback mechanism. Exams designed to provide this type of reality-check feedback really shouldn’t count for as much of the final mark as an exam designed to measure overall knowledge of the learning content. Consequently, learning strategies can benefit from providing exams with different weightings.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
    [Providers] Weight Control Strategies for Learning and Development
    Since we tend to overestimate our own knowledge of a subject, exams also provide an important feedback mechanism. Exams designed to provide this type of reality-check feedback really shouldn’t count for as much of the final mark as an exam designed to measure overall knowledge of the learning content. Consequently, learning strategies can benefit from providing exams with different weightings.
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2011
    [Providers] Using PPts Online & Dual-Coding Theory
    When PPt as a medium is used face-to-face there should be an expert there to provide the narration that guides the slides. By providing the learner instruction through separate channels, the brain is able to create and store separate representations of information. Using this method provides the learner the narration they need but unfortunately it is just more visual information.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2010
    [Providers] New Whitepaper Released: Collaboration in Virtual Worlds
    VIEs can prepare doctors and patients for new medical trials, introduce patients and doctors to KOLs and provide intense training that changes behavior in an environment that can be recorded and monitored for compliance. Virtual immersive environments provide an opportunity for collaboration across the globe, social networking between MSLs and KOLs and a method to promote compliance and adherence to regulations through practice in a realistic but safe environment.
  • OPENSESAME  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2016
    [Providers] The Role of Training in the Wider Productivity Puzzle
    Provide a specific programme of key training to pre-boarders. Skills have a major bearing on workforce productivity – especially in developed economies where the majority of employees are knowledge workers. So why is it that systemic under-training and inappropriate training methods are commonplace in today's business environment, leading to skill gaps and a decline in productivity?
  • OPENSESAME  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
    [Providers] Think You Need a Big Budget to Design Quality eLearning? Think Again!
    If we strive to provide value above and beyond the price of admission, our customers will be fans for life. Without a large budget, elearning is doomed to fail, right? That’s not necessarily true! Think of your favorite films. Go ahead, list them in your head and visualize them. I''m willing to bet that among your favorite films, there is at least one that was made with a small budget.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [Providers] How to Optimize Sales Training for New Hires
    Custom e-learning courses can provide the best of both essential parameters. Sales are the driving factor for most organizations. Every organization has a product, physical or virtual, which they want their consumers to buy to increase their profitability. Training new hires is of paramount importance, since young guns are often the driving factor of sales teams.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017
    [Providers] 5 Awesome Features of iSpring Suite
    provides advanced animation support where a learner can continue viewing the animation from where he stopped. Every year, the Brandon Hall Group recognizes contributions in the learning technology field with its prestigious Brandon Hall Awards. Organizations that have achieved exceptional results with their strategies, processes, programs, and tools are honored through this program. In 2016, iSpring Suite won the Brandon Hall Group Gold Award for Excellence in content authoring technology.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012
    [Providers] A Brief Guide to Understanding the Management of Tuition Assistance Programs
    The publisher provided an advanced royalty, along with a very tight and difficult-to-meet 15-week deadline, so I wound up resigning from the marketing job to write the book. Effectively Managing a TAP The answer, I think, is in the affirmative, provided that a company has a top-notch, well-staffed human resources department that can continuously monitor the effectiveness of its TAP, or, if a company can afford to outsource this important employee benefit to a TAP management company.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
    [Providers] The State of Learning Delivery on Mobile Devices in 2011
    Finally, mobile devices are not only being used for learning, but also to provide tailored, on-demand performance support. Global financial services firm Morgan Stanley estimates that by 2015, more users will connect to the Internet via mobile devices than by desktop PC. For this reason, many predict a continued rise in the use of mobile devices for learning. Mobile learning has been a hot topic in learning forums for the better part of a decade now.
  • MINDFLASH  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [Providers] Ring in the New Year by Making your eLearning Mobile
    Author bio: Jordan Bradley works for High Speed Training (HST), a fully accredited specialist eLearning course provider based in the UK. It’s a topic that is widely discussed and is only going to come more into focus in 2016 as the rise of mobile browsing continues. LMS technology continues to improve, and converting eLearning to mLearning requires a comprehensive strategy to engage your users. Fortunately the easy part, the technology side of mLearning is handled by Mindflash.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009
    [Providers] Learning in 3D: Book Contributor's Interview
    Chuck worked on the Seven Sensibilities with Tony , provided advice on the 3DLE architecture to writing an essay about upgrading the campfire in Chapter 10. Here is an interesting interview between two contributors to Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration. One is Ron Burns of ProtonMedia who wrote the forward to the book and Chuck Hamilton who is head of Virtual Learning Strategy at IBM's Center for Advanced Learning.
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