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  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Providers] Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 2
    Basically, Amazon sells your e-book and provides you with a slice of the pie. In Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 1 I shared with you my insights into old school publishers and literary agents. Assuming you have received your rejections – or more likely, no replies at all – you will now be ready to stick it up their proverbials and self publish.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009
    [Providers] What I Ask During a Course Review
    In the past I have provided a general list of what aspects of the course should be reviewed (e. Is the feedback provided helpful? Does the assessment provide correct scoring results? I just released the first draft of a new WBT course and as usual I have a slew of people reviewing the course. This includes Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) among others. grammar, accuracy of content, navigation, technology, etc.).
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2010
    [Providers] Needs Analysis - Help an eLearning Brother Out
    This provides me with a solid start to identifying the training needs. So, if you can provide any insight on the following, it will be greatly appreciated. Have you provided training on Windows 7 or Office 2010? My next big venture is training for an upgrade to Windows 7 and Office 2010. I have good grasp of my audience, how they use their software, and access to the new OS and Office 2010.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009
    [Providers] The Right Way To Go About Open Source LMS
    This leads to a higher cost if the customization vendor is providing the same but also makes parts of the external open source documentation redundant. As responses to a recent post where I listed f ive things not to do while selecting an LMS I received a couple of queries about using an Open Source LMS, customizing it to suit the requirements and if it is advisable to do so.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Providers] 5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations
    At a research intensive university in Hong Kong , teachers were provided animations on university assessment policies, such as rubrics and grade descriptors. The Resources library provides you with clipart, symbols, and other shapes. Experiment with animated text that flies-in or fades-in to provide an eye-catching effect.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015
    [Providers] Go Mobile or Go Home
    Mobile responsive (responsive web design)- “Responsive web design (RWD) is an approach to web design aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing and interaction experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones)”- Wikipedia. According to Statista.com , “As of 2013, worldwide mobile phone internet user penetration was 73.4%.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
    [Providers] Embed Brand Into Leadership Development
    The values the brand represents are captured in its vision statement: “We fulfill dreams inspired by the many roads of the world by providing remarkable motorcycles and extraordinary customer experiences. This activity reinforced the Harley brand’s promise to provide inspirational, remarkable and extraordinary experiences. From its peak in 2006 until 2009, Harley-Davidson retail motorcycle sales volume dropped almost 40 percent.
  • PRACT.US  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016
    [Providers] Consultants: Increase Your Margin on Each Engagement with Change Management
    According to the article management consultant Tom Spencer , “In general terms, management consulting involves providing advice to organisations with the aim of helping to improve organisational performance or solve specific business problems.” Provide a structure so managers and team members have step-by-step instructions for how to incorporate deliberate practice into daily experience. Provide immediate feedback as people work to adopt new behaviors.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2013
    [Providers] ESPN’s Top Play: Learning
    The Leadership GPS helps employees set development goals while providing guidance on what internal development tools — job shadowing or courses, such as those offered through ESPN The University — are available and appropriate to help them reach desired levels of leadership. It meets six times a year, provides the learning function with input and feedback, and co-plans programs with Cornileus and her team.
  • SHIFT ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
    [Providers] The Mobile Workforce – Everything You Need To Know in 5 Infographics
    The following infographics provide some guidance to help you understand thoroughly the needs, demands and attitudes of this evolving workforce, and put your own strategy into perspective. It''s no secret that our portable devices have changed the way we work, live and learn. They still are changing things, whether we like it or not. Mobile isn''t a trend, it''s a new reality, and those that plan for it will reap the rewards.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
    [Providers] Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’
    Examples of the difference between ‘training’ and ‘development’ Myatt provides include: 4. Determinism is the philosophical idea that every event, including every human decision and action, is the inevitable result of preceding actions and that, given certain conditions, there is only one outcome. Nothing else can happen. Deterministic views of the world assume everything is a jigsaw puzzle rather then a chess game and that for every problem there is a single solution.
  • ATD LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
    [Providers] Technology Helps Put the Power of Learning in the Employees' Hands
    The L&D design team was working on the company’s learning strategy and had found six trends affecting our approach to learning: The employee base was already at 51 percent Millennials, and creeping upward steadily, bringing new expectations to company-provided development opportunities. Fuse Interactive to provide Hilti specific collaboration and knowledge sharing from internal experts as well as participants.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009
    [Providers] The Power of X – Experiential Learning in Today’s World
    Smart organisations look to exploit the fact that most learning comes through these four channels (experience, practice, conversation and reflection) by ensuring that managers create the right environments and provide learning opportunities for their team members on an ongoing basis in the workplace. Ensure Projects Provide Learning : Ensure each currently assigned project or assignment is a learning experience for employees.
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015
    [Providers] eLearning Tip: The Difference Between Copyright Free and Royalty Free
    Some sites have an FAQ page that will answer the question of what legal specifics need to be recognized for the assets they are providing. ” This is a category that provides you a legal exception to copyright law. It provides for the legal, unlicensed citation or incorporation of copyrighted material in another author’s work under a four-factor balancing test.” Finding quality assets (images, sound effects, video, etc.)
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Providers] Supercharge Your Mobile Learning with Lectora
    The latest version of the tool, Lectora Inspire 17, provides a whole range of features that make it ideal for developing training programs that can be accessed on mobile devices. Did you know that there are more number of mobile devices on this planet than humans? Considering this statistics, it is no surprise that an increasing number of organizations are encouraging mobile learning (m-learning) that can be accessed anywhere, anytime.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
    [Providers] The Powerful Amazon Feature You Should be Adopting in Your Learning Management System
    Here’s a typical course completion e-mail: Here’s a variation that contains a couple of recommendations: Adding recommendations to your communications with learners can provide measurable benefits: Increased enrolment, course completion, and certifications obtained. For commercial learning content providers, increased sales. It seems like just yesterday that business analysts were wondering whether this newfangled e-commerce fad would catch on.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
    [Providers] The Powerful Amazon Feature You Should be Adopting in Your Learning Management System
    Here’s a typical course completion e-mail: Here’s a variation that contains a couple of recommendations: Adding recommendations to your communications with learners can provide measurable benefits: Increased enrolment, course completion, and certifications obtained. For commercial learning content providers, increased sales. It seems like just yesterday that business analysts were wondering whether this newfangled e-commerce fad would catch on.
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Providers] Take your client through a planning process…
    Do you want to provide information, promote a service, sell a product… to the user? Perhaps provide evidence after a predetermined time to show that these were accomplished. If you do some searching on the web, you will find out that there are numerous iterations of what could be described as a web site development process that I presented previously (see Process & Developing Your “Eye” For Design… ).
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
    [Providers] Does it matter if you are late to class in a MOOC? Thousands a week still register for MOOCs even after they are completed…
    I put abundance in quotes because I love how Dave Cormier describes what makes a MOOC a MOOC which I mentioned earlier in another post (see MOOCs should afford the use of abundance provided by The Internet! ). Speaking to this notion of “abundance provided by The Internet,” I read an article recently from Wired that discussed how “The Internet has muddled the line between past and present” (see Netflix and Google Books Are Blurring the Line Between Past and Present ).
  • E-LEARNING UNCOVERED  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016
    [Providers] Four Tips for Winning a DemoFest Award + 2016 Learning Solutions Recap
    You have to pick the slides that are going to the most inspiring to others and provide the best wow-factor. With both of my award-winning courses, I let the attendees explore my examples on their own on an iPad, while I provided the explanation on the sidelines. March is always and exciting and busy month for us here at Artisan E-Learning and E-Learning Uncovered.
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2009
    [Providers] Analyse This
    Big Dog & Little Dog provide an excellent Instructional System Design Manual that covers analysis quite comprehensively. The data provides the evidence to support what you’re going to do next. From the instructional designer’s point of view, the term “Analysis&# fulfils the “A&# in the ADDIE Model, which in turn forms the backbone of the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) process. What is analysis?
  • SPONGE UK  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016
    [Providers] Sponge UK and Southern Health NHS shortlisted for top training award
    Southern Health covers much of Hampshire and beyond and is one of the largest NHS Trusts providing community, mental health, learning disability and children’s services in England. NEWS: An NHS elearning programme that makes compliance training fun and convenient, while saving £200,000 in three months, has been shortlisted for a leading award.
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2009
    [Providers] Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?
    I've seen some demos of the reporting customizations our team is doing on Moodle and it does provide a lot of what is needed. They comfort managers who think they are in control but don't provide any guidance on making improvements. They comfort managers who think they are in control but don't provide any guidance on making improvements.' Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
    [Providers] Medical Educators Improving Physician Education with PI-CME
    Coming up this weekend on Jan 13 th -16 th is the ACEHP 2016 Annual Conference , providing valuable tools and best practices to bring back to your organization. Their session will provide the opportunity to learn new ways to design performance improvement so that practitioners can more easily connect data about their practice to educational interventions.
  • DASHE & THOMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2010
    [Providers] Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career
    Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2013
    [Providers] A Playbook for Leading in the Facebook Age
    From collaboration software to technology designed to motivate employee behavior in real time, these tools provide the modern leader the opportunity to exceed business goals. The five points outlined below provide business leaders with a sturdy framework from which they can build a successful leadership program that is relevant in today’s connected, digital world.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
    [Providers] Technology in Action: Firms Make an Effort
    Bluewater employees have access to an online forum that is available across mobile platforms, which serves as an instant support tool for employees collaborating on a project or who need immediate feedback, and it provides communication skills training through real-time performance support. ” Meyerson said technology also can provide an immediate reference for challenging situations where an employee’s leadership ability is paramount.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016
    [Providers] Axonify DiscoveryZone Gives Employees Access to Critical Business Knowledge by News Editor
    provides a. Axonify announces the introduction of Axonify DiscoveryZone, a solution that leverages company-generated content. expertise to give employees the information they need to be productive, efficient, and successful. DiscoveryZone. social environment for employees to access relevant, crowdsourced, and rated content. Learning Systems Management Performance Support Social Media
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Providers] Interviewed on mobile
    Here’s the (largely unedited) transcript she provided for me: What is your definition of mobile learning? When I was designing solutions, though, a cell phone technology provider approached us to supplement a face to face training course on negotiation to be delivered via the phone. A student from Florida Gulf Coast University interviewed me on mobile. Using a mobile device to make us more effective, either in the moment or developing us over time.
  • LEARNING CAFE  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
    [Providers] Blending MOOC on Public Speaking at JLT Group
    JLT Group is one of the world’s largest providers of insurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services including an office of over 850 employees in Mumbai, India. Massive open online course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at large-scale interactive participation and open access via the web. It has caught on with web learners across the globe and convenience is the highest rated aspect of the MOOC experience.
  • MINDFLASH  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2014
    [Providers] Mindflash FocusAssist Now Available on Computers and iPads
    Whatever the content of training you have, FocusAssist is here to provide you the assurance that trainees are engaged in the course. In online training, one of the most challenging things for trainers is knowing whether their training courses are engaging and effective. Having great animations, videos, and quizzes doesn’t necessarily mean that a trainee is engaged into the course.
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
    [Providers] Good, Fast, Cheep… pick only two & Rapid Prototyping
    The following information is provided from WikiBooks > Instructional Design > Rapid Prototyping : [As a designer I am often confronted with the above constraints (mostly time) and there for implement the use of] rapid prototyping methodologies because: using working models of the final product early in a project tends to eliminate time-consuming revisions later on, and. I come across discussions frequently about the question, “Is ADDIE dead?”
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Providers] EVER TRIED TO HIT A MOVING TARGET AT TWENTY PACES WITH A COLT 45?
    Sometimes L&D departments may also need to leave colleagues behind if they can’t, or won’t, join them on their journey to adapt and adopt the changes that are clear and necessary if they are to remain relevant and provide strategic value to their organisations. How Do We Know When L&D is Providing Strategic Value? Many learning leaders and providers still think that evolution from old to new is the answer.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013
    [Providers] Apple’s Secret Training Ground
    Many companies that do not have the internal resources to develop innovation and growth strategies turn to outside partnerships, providing for potential leaks, said Natalie Foley, vice president and chief operating officer at business strategy consulting firm Peer Insight. Apple keeps a tight lid on what goes on in its learning organization, Apple University. Apple Inc.’s ’s learning organization, Apple University, grabbed headlines last month when Morten T.
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016
    [Providers] Are We Stuck in Big Content, Unable to Think Micro-Learning? - Tip #110
    I was expecting them to provide a quick solution or an instant direction to the workers. Instead, they provided lengthy details and elaborate content like these answers: Complete checklist How-to procedures More product information Quality control steps I failed to recognize that designers and trainers are "chained" to the correctness and completeness of content. Habits are like chains.
  • LEARNUPON  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [Providers] What customers love most about their LMS
    You continue to make improvements, you continue to show customer appreciation, and you continue to provide award-winning service. We talk to customers every chance we get at LearnUpon. Sometimes that’s through the 24/7 free support we offer as standard. Our Customer Success team reaches out regularly so we aren’t just in contact when a customer has a query. And a few times a year we share three questions to help us understand what’s on our customers’ minds.
  • KMI LEARNING  |  MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017
    [Providers] White Label e-Learning Platform
    Have you ever stayed at a Marriott or Hilton hotel and wondered how they could provide such great service and make soap, shampoo, conditioner and lotion, too? Likewise, a White Label e-Learning Platform is a Learning Management System (LMS) created and maintained by a LMS provider that is branded for another company. And, you want your customers to know that they’re getting these courses from you – not your provider. Choosing a White Label e-Learning Platform Provider.
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015
    [Providers] How to Keep the Personal Touch in eLearning
    Giving a quiz is not enough though, managers need to review the results to see where employees are struggling or provide personal help or both. When providing eLearning, it does not mean trainers can step out of the picture completely. For example, if you provide a lesson on customer service, role-play a scenario where you are the upset customer and see what they’ve learned. Guest blog post by Max Yoder.
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2009
    [Providers] LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2
    Connecting Many Voices to Make a Difference: Anne Walsh and Brendan Revell from Fraynework Multimedia provided an overview of the e-learning support they are providing to The Sisters of Mercy. Each Sister has the power to set up a web conference via their organisational CMS platform, which also provides access to their email, e-newletters etc.
  • B ONLINE LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2015
    [Providers] Anything is Possible with Articulate Storyline
    The design for each module was provided to […]. B Online Learning was recently engaged by the Association of Independent Schools of NSW (AIS) to assist in building four modules as part of the online component of the Early Literacy Project. This project aims to promote the explicit teaching of early literacy skills in independent schools.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016
    [Providers] 5 ways eLearning can help with employee retention
    Imagine how much more attractive it is to stay with a company that can provide a comprehensive range of eLearning courses , and how the prospect of a great Learning and Talent Development Platform looks to new employees. It’s been said before, and it’ll be said again: it’s a brutally competitive market out there when it comes to getting the best talent onboard and, more importantly, keeping hold of them.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016
    [Providers] How to make Rapid eLearning work for your organization
    Rapid eLearning development authoring tools provide predesigned templates and content organization ideas. Knowledge management is one of the biggest challenges in today’s corporate world. The general notion is that eLearning doesn’t any longer need to be a just a professionally authored solution. It’s not like there is no place for them, but in the corporate world, employee-prepared eLearning solutions are quickly taking center-stage.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
    [Providers] How to hack your Professional Development
    There is no reason you shouldn’t hold your professional development provider to the same pedagogical standards you hold yourself to. Guest post by Sam Patterson Ed.D. When I take what I know about learning and engagement and allow that to drive my decisions for my own learning, I end up in amazing places. It was 6 in the morning and I was on a mission to find my way up to the flight deck, to see the sunrise from the top of an aircraft carrier.
  • PRACT.US  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2016
    [Providers] No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week
    Providing Feedback on Quiz Questions – Yes or No? . Should you provide it? This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. I look for advice grounded in reality that small and large companies can easily use to help people engage, perform, and improve. I’ve pulled the best ones from this week so you can get right to the good stuff.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
    [Providers] Negotiating with Stakeholders – Part 2
    This provides more equivalence in “rank” and increases the chance that the stakeholder will accept. If, after all this discussion, the stakeholder still has no idea what impact training may have on his or her goal, then you have to question whether it is worth providing the training at all.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
    [Providers] Upside Learning is Featured in Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List
    Released a couple of days back, this is the first year for the Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List, and it joins Training Industry’s current roster of top provider lists, designed to help assist buy?side Companies can count on the capabilities of these providers when looking to implement their own Learning Portal.”. More than fame, these recognitions have bestowed an added responsibility on us to constantly strive for excellence and provide customers the best value.
  • E-LEARNING UNCOVERED  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
    [Providers] Vote for…Better Courses!
    That comment might have elicited a smirk, but I mean they have the ability to tell a story to provide context so that we can more easily understand their platform and views. But regardless of how you voted, remember that each candidate provides something we can learn from. I’m sitting in my office right now, working on an e-learning course with Election Day coverage on the TV. This got me thinking about how great our country is.
  • PARADISO  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016
    [Providers] Paradiso’s Teeming Mahara Alliance
    We have years of experience in providing advanced Mahara Services such as customizations, plugins, theme design and hosting for customers as diverse as independent training institutes, schools and universities or multi-national corporations. This ensures the best Mahara Performance, with the use of advanced mirroring and backup procedures that provide the clients with a worry free 24/7 service. We provide custom Mahara theming to promote your company’s brand.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2008
    [Providers] Kids Search
    So, for my kids search has become the starting point for a lot and they know that define: and Wikipedia provide starting points. Along the way, he also found this great video that he provide to his teacher showing people running on oobleck and that they sink if they stop. It's surprising how much I learn by watching my kids (now 13, 11 and 8) go through school today. I've mentioned before the experience of the Ten Year Old Wikipedia Update and also my questioning of Cursive Writing.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
    [Providers] Unemployment Rate History Says Seahawks Likely to Win Super Bowl
    According to RiseSmart, a leading provider of enterprise career management services, the team whose fan base enjoys greater economic prosperity, as measured by lower unemployment rates, has won 20 of the past 25 Super Bowls, an 80 percent success rate. The team whose fan base enjoys greater economic prosperity as measured by lower unemployment has won 20 of the past 25 Super Bowls, according to a study. San Jose, Calif. — Jan.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2013
    [Providers] Timing is Everything
    That explains why I get upset with Past thinkers who slam me for not providing footnotes and with Present thinkers who want to hold up the show for something I consider inconsequential. Your perspective on time is vital to the way you make decisions and lead your life. Right now your mind is looking to the past for viable solutions or monitoring present resources or scanning the future for new opportunities.
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Providers] What About the Future?
    Rather, they provide alternative views of the future. Fixating on the short term is foolish in the long run. The future’s all we’ve got. Most CLOs I talk with are so busy taking care of today’s business that they spend little time preparing for the future. We all know in our hearts that fixating on the short term is foolish in the long run.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2009
    [Providers] Informal Learning 2.0
    The pull approach provides more bang for the buck, enabling corporations to get more results while simultaneously cutting costs. Effectiveness – Jay Cross. Published in Chief Learning Officer, August 2009. Informal Learning 2.0. Jay Cross. In the world of business, the era of networks is crowding out the Industrial Age.
  • EPATH LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016
    [Providers] Do You Support Your Franchisees with Ongoing Training?
    Most franchise organizations provide training for new franchisees, but how many of you ensure that your franchisees receive ongoing training and support? Providing a variety of learning modalities such as onsite training, webinars, and online learning will provide the greatest benefit. How are you training your franchisees when your brand changes and evolves? Is it effective? Better yet, how are you training your franchisee employees?
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010
    [Providers] Smartphones, Batman and Virtual Mentors
    A virtual mentor is a live person who provides assistance to one or more individuals who are “on the ground” at a customer site working on a problem. Bruce is in constant contact with Terry providing advice, insight and directions. The mentor provides guidance and direction so the tasks are successfully accomplished by each team he or she coaches. Question: What can we do with mobile learning and smartphones? Terry McGinnis as The Batman.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010
    [Providers] Encourage Avatar Customization in a Virtual World Class
    Provide the learners with instruction on avatar customization. Allow learners to customize their avatars (provide tips, hints and ideas, even clothes). Provide learners uninterrupted time to customize their avatar. C ustomizing Abbott Bundy. When first introducing learners to a virtual immersive environment (VIE), it might seem like a waste of time to allow learners to customize their avatar.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2009
    [Providers] Postcards from the 3D Edge
    You'll need to download the WebEx installer as requested when you click on link) Session One Session Two Now we have teamed to provide a 4 week course on the topic to provide even more indepth information. In the workshop, learn about Critical Incident Training. Recently I did a recording for InSync and my friend Jennifer Hofmann titled Postcards from the 3D Edge: Learning in Second Life.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, JULY 6, 2009
    [Providers] Preventing Violence
    On these trips, they provide education and awareness to health care workers, law enforcement personnel, welfare caseworkers and others about domestic violence and how to recognize and prevent it. They are beginning to place some of the instruction and information online and that is where I was able to provide some insights. Poster highlighting domestic violence conference.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2009
    [Providers] More Advantages of 3D Learning Worlds
    When this happens, it allows the learner to more effectively encode the learning for future recall and provides the cues needed to apply the experience from the 3D world to actual on-the-job performance. Fourth is that virtual worlds provide the opportunities for learners to be online in the same place at the same time looking and interacting with one another.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2008
    [Providers] Award Press Release
    “It also provides a venue for them to share those ideas with their colleagues at other institutions—improving higher education teaching and learning opportunities for all of us.” A complete list of this year's award recipients can be found at the conference Website. Thank you to my Dean who provided the nomination and to Karen who worked on the application. In April, I was honored with an award for innovative excellence in teaching, learning and technology.
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2010
    [Providers] Cognitive Psychology Anyone?
    He provides a short summary and a link to the original. As a learning professional, it’s important to stay fresh and current. You need to feel motivated and even fascinated with your work. One way to do this is to delve into how people learn and how the brain works. This can give you the deep insights required to understand learners and to create worthwhile learning experiences.
  • DVINCI INTERACTIVE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2016
    [Providers] Training that Influences a Global Network
    Training that Influences a Global Network As a learning and development specialist, Lisa Ploeg provides training for the employees ensuring that Mary Kay values and practices are present throughout the network
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2012
    [Providers] Giving my computers a break
    Stanford professors Reeves and Nass provide plenty of cocktail-party ammunition with findings from 35 laboratory experiments demonstrating how even technologically sophisticated people treat boxes of circuitry as if they were other human beings. Ten years ago next month, Clifford Nass and Byron Reeves published The Media Equation : How People Treat Computers, Television, and New Media Like Real People and Places.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2011
    [Providers] Hot topics in Working Smarter for the past 12 months
    It will provide pointers to what’s proved important over longer periods of time. Working Smarter Daily can point to more than today’s hot topics. Push the CHANGE EDITION button to select a range of dates. Here are the hot topics on Working Smarter for the past 12 months: Launch of Newspaper Extinction Timeline for every country in the world - Ross Dawson , October 31, 2010. How to use Twitter for Social Learning - Social Media for Working & Learning , March 20, 2010.
  • DIGITALCHALK ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015
    [Providers] Engage Your Online Classroom With These 10 eLearning Tools
    This forum provides you great eLearning tools, but unfortunately it cannot be accessed through mobile devices. The vocabulary-memorizing platform is patterned in a way that every student can memorize the spelling by ease because it provides a series of games and satisfactory dictionary. They have a panel of great writing contributors in a variety of fields and any expert can be paired with you to provide assistance in making the textbooks and online courses.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016
    [Providers] What You Can Expect When Asking a Vendor for Client References
    Similarly, vendors provide prospective customers with the contact information of happy clients. Knowing that the reference organizations may use the software differently, some prospective clients ask the vendor to provide them with references that closely match what they are planning to do. To provide technical support. It’s pretty common for prospective clients to ask software vendors for references prior to signing a contract.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2006
    [Providers] Implementation: Create a Learning Council
    Get all of the training related folks together and provide them with an opportunity to get to know each other and to understand all of the training requirements of the organization. Ideally, the SLC should meet monthly to discuss issues related to the learning services provided, to share best practices and to remain focused on becoming a world class learning organization.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
    [Providers] How Flexible is Your LMS at User Management?
    Most LMS platforms provide a way to organize users into Departments – think ‘nested folders’ as displayed on a typical Org. This is usually a perfectly acceptable way to organize your learners, provided you have a very formal user hierarchy. Groups provide a way to organize users based on common properties such as Job Title, Location, Product Line, etc. One of the most import questions you will face when deploying an LMS is, “how do I organize my users?”
  • WONDERFUL BRAIN  |  MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012
    [Providers] TITHING FOR TEACHERS: FOR A LEGACY OF EXCELLENCE, A LIFETIME OF TANGIBLE THANKS
    For instance, did the teacher on line 21 provide you with the information you needed to be hired in the field/job you sought. Any psychometrican can compose, scale, and provide weight with regard to the value of these traits. For instance, did the teacher in line 24 provide the emotional support you needed when you were in crisis? This is National Teacher Appreciation Week, an opportunity to celebrate great teachers. While attention is focused let me float an outrageous idea.
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013
    [Providers] Only read this if you don’t like banks
    You wrote that I should be assured that HSBC stands ready to provide me with “the assistance needed throughout this process.” (You Letter to HSBC. No reply received. September 26, 2103. Mark Luppi. Executive Vice President. Business Banking. HSBC Bank USA. 452 5th Avenue. New York, NY 10018. Dear Mark, We share a few connections. I’ve written for American Banker, partnered with the Consumer Bankers Association and trained regulators at the Fed and the OCC.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
    [Providers] Automagically discover best content every day
    It’s a worry-free way to provide targeted content on whatever subjects you deem important. In a buzz session at DevLearn this year, I described how Working Smarter Daily uses social signals to choose and display a fresh selection of relevant articles every morning. It’s also a dynamite research tool; you can search articles by topic, author, and/or timeframe. What’s Under the Hood.
  • TOPYX LMS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2016
    [Providers] Inc.: 6 Learning Platforms to Get You Ahead in Business
    But unless your company provides training opportunities, you may be at a loss as to how to get the learning you need. At the enterprise level, a Learning Management System (LMS) is the best way to provide learning across an entire organization. TOPYX is featured in the Inc. article, 6 Learning Platforms to Get You Ahead in Business. Excerpt below: To be truly successful in business, you should never stop learning and growing.
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
    [Providers] 3 Learning and Development Lessons From …. M&Ms
    Who would have thought they would provide a great lesson about hiring and developing employees? M&M’s, those delicious little candies with a mix of colors on the outside and great filling on the inside. Today’s workplace in an intellectual or service workplace – much of manufacturing has moved offshore. Most employees are now face-to-face with customers, not hiding behind machines or out of view.
  • MINDFLASH  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011
    [Providers] How to Motivate Gen Y: Let Them Give Away Your Money?
    While a gift of $25 did not make a difference when it was donated to a faceless and impersonal charity, a gift of $20 provided numerous positive outcomes when it was given in the form of helping out a teammate,” writes Ariely. Evidence shows that, when it comes to retaining Gen Y, it’s not all down to dollars and cents. Training, a collaborative work environment and a sense of shared purpose can all motivate younger workers to stay put, not just a healthy pay check.
  • MINDFLASH  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
    [Providers] How to Get Your Team Fired Up? Tap Into Their Passion, Get Them Connected — Or Else
    As president of Humanetrics, LLC, Forte provides talent-based hiring and management training to create high-productivity workplaces. Face it — the workplace is changing. And getting the most out of your best people is directly tied to one crucial ingredient: employee work passion. The more passionate an employee is about her work, the more significant her commitment, contribution and ultimately performance.
  • LEARNLOFT  |  MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016
    [Providers] The Tested Secrets to Changing Employee Behavior Online
    Practice and Application – Providing opportunities to allow learners to practice and apply what they learn is critical to changing behavior. It didn’t take long for her to open up about her issues “John, we just couldn’t afford to bring people in from all over for 4 days of instructor led training. The flights, hotel, food, materials, instructors, and most importantly time out of the field wasn’t something we could bear anymore.
  • GEENIO  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
    [Providers] Geenio at DevLearn 2013 Late in October 2013 we visited the.
    We realize that the first impression is very important as it is the thing all further relation to the software is built upon, that’s why we better postpone a bit the date of starting worldwide sales for the sake of providing a complete, solid and comfortable tool of a high quality. Geenio at DevLearn 2013. Late in October 2013 we visited the fabulous Las Vegas for DevLearn 2013. This was our first experience being a software vendor exhibitor at such a big E-Learning event.
  • GEENIO  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2014
    [Providers] Geenio @ DevLearn 2014
    The LMS part of Geenio provides the capabilities for transparent course assignments: . Days leading up to Halloween 2014, a conference took place in fabulous Las Vegas called “DevLearn”, the world’s biggest e-learning event produced by the eLearning Guild. . The Geenio team was on board for the conference as well as the expo for the third consecutive year and the second time as an exhibitor and a sponsor.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2011
    [Providers] Play the ball, not the man
    They are valued only for the results they provide'. (p I read Wikipedia founder Larry Sanger's blog with interest this week. In response to my post Content as Curriculum? he had written a protracted and elaborate response.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015
    [Providers] How to Mass Upload Players into a Guru Game
    CSV template we provide. Do you want to spare your players the task of self-registering to play a Guru game? Some organizations do. If email verification is not needed, you can opt to pre-register players for a Guru game. Perhaps you are unveiling a Guru game as part of a conference experience or as part of a live workshop event. In these instances, your goal is to get everyone playing as quickly as possible with as little effort as possible.
  • ADOBE CAPTIVATE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017
    [Providers] Creating a custom question slide with True/False options
    There are probably millions of different quiz-type interactions that we can imagine, of which only a few Captivate can provide as pre-formed quiz slide types. Captivate tries to provide a sufficiently flexible environment to create unique quiz interactions but it is really easy to get lost in the user interface trying to find just the right combination of functions.
  • WBT SYSTEMS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017
    [Providers] The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine
    The growing lifelong learning market provides plenty of opportunity. The future looks bright for association e-learning. However, one missing element is clouding the picture for associations. One weakness is holding associations back from reaching their market potential and becoming lifelong learning powerhouses. Can you guess what it is? I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras.
  • 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
  • PROPROFS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
    [Providers] Beginners guide to Tin Can API
    Any system or a device that is Tin Can compliant, is known as an “Activity Provider”. Data from these Activity Providers is generated in the form of statements. Note: An LRS can be a part of an LMS, or can be a stand-alone service and can also provide additional values apart from storing learning records. In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development.
  • PROPROFS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2015
    [Providers] Delight respondents with custom welcome and thank you pages
    Will the information I provide be confidential? Do you want to create surveys that have more than 90% completion rates? We help you build exactly such surveys with our custom welcome and thank you page feature. It not only improves the response rate of your surveys but also builds trust and encourages honest responses. This feature is especially useful when you are creating business surveys such as the Share Your ProProfs Experience survey we created.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010
    [Providers] Association Technology: The LMS & Social Media
    In terms of professional development, social media has provided an opportunity for informal learning that can be of great benefit to associations especially when combined with formal learning programs launched within a Learning Management System. From my personal experience, I have learned that games can provide a dynamic to the online learning experience that can not only help recruit members, but also plant a seed of curiosity that could lead to interest in pursuing a future profession.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2010
    [Providers] UW Distance Ed Conference moves towards eLearning cross-over activities
    o A series of Symposia are planned, which will provide time for in-depth learning and discussion on 3 topics: open access publishing, scalability of distance education, and online faculty development. o A Showcase is planned to provide informal networking with those who have successfully used various technologies and tools. The University of Wisconsin has been holding an annual distance education conference over the past 25 years.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014
    [Providers] Survey Shows Regional Differences in Employee Paid Time Off
    30 Cloud-based provider of HR services TriNet announced on Monday results of a recent survey that compares regional Paid Time Off, or PTO, usage trends for employees of small- to medium-sized businesses, or SMBs, in the United States, with the results showing clear regional variances. Employees in northern California tend to use more paid time off days, a new survey shows. San Leandro, Calif. — Dec.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009
    [Providers] Rapid Learning Management Systems
    They need to be able to have these learners grouped together and provide reporting over those learners. I've been asked numerous times over the past couple of years by various types of people and companies a very similar question: I plan to or have been conducting and charging for training workshops for clients. I'd like to creating this as self-paced eLearning possibly with other capabilities as well. And I want to charge for this. How can I do that?
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  MONDAY, MAY 10, 2010
    [Providers] US eLearning Market Stats: 2009
    eLearning Network today released the below graphic providing some stats about the US eLearning market in 2009. Click To Enlarge The Image. Earlier this year I had mentioned about Ambient Insight’s report on global self based eLearning market forecast. That report put the world market in 2009 at $27.1 billion making US the biggest market with a huge 60% share of world market.
  • GROWTH ENGINEERING  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Providers] We’re one of the Top 20 Gamification Companies for the second year running!
    Training Industry monitors the training marketplace for exceptional providers of training services and technologies. Gamification flows through our veins. If you put our blood underneath a microscope, you’re likely to find that it’s actually made up of minuscule badges and experience points! We weave gamification into every one of our solutions. We’re proud of our expertise, and even prouder when that expertise gets recognised.
  • GROWTH ENGINEERING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016
    [Providers] We’re on the Top Learning Portals Companies Watch List!
    Training Industry monitors the training marketplace for exceptional providers of training services and technologies. It’s always such a joy to watch your children excel. Perhaps that’s why we’re so thrilled to see our beloved Academy LMS winning the recognition it deserves! We’ve made an appearance in Training Industry’s Top Learning Portals Companies Watch List. Once they’ve found out who the real training pioneers are, they gather them together into their Watch Lists and Top 20 lists.
  • GROWTH ENGINEERING  |  FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016
    [Providers] What is Computer-Based Training?
    It was in part a response to World War II veterans being granted free college education, which left university administrators scratching their heads about how to provide education to a much greater number of students. In this section of our Online Learning Glossary , we’re going to be tackling one of the biggest, baddest grand-daddies of online learning jargon!
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2009
    [Providers] Flash Accessibility (508 Compliance)
    Creating Accessible Sites in Flash - This Adobe presentation provides a great introduction on how to make Flash accessible to users with disabilities. I have been doing some research on making Adobe Flash SWfs 508 compliant and found some great resources I would like to share. FYI: Adobe has come quite a way in making Flash more accessible. Accessibility with Flash has been a challenge over the years and prevented many organizations, especially U.S. Government agencies, from using Flash.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2010
    [Providers] A Great Example of Using Multiple Forms of Media
    Also, here is a video from AdobeTV that provides some background on the development of "We Choose the Moon." Last year "We Choose the Moon" was launched in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch. This is a fantastic example of using video, audio, photos, and animation all in one course. Here is the link, www.wechoosethemoon.org. It is absolutely worth the visit. link] If you liked this course, you will also like these courses on space and NASA.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2010
    [Providers] Want to Learn More About Beta Testing?
    It details his approach to beta testing online courses and provides practical advice for what is a very important stage of e-learning development. Benjamin Martin has published " Beta Testing an Online Course " in Learning Solutions Magazine. If you are creating e-learning, then you are probably involved in beta testing and will find this article helpful. If you are not beta testing your courses, then you should be and this article can help you get started.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Providers] AlliedBarton’s Bill Whitmore: A Higher Calling for Security
    What they want is for us to provide competent, well-trained officers. Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton’s president and CEO, sees it as his duty to prepare the company’s security officers, most of whom have only a high school education, for lifelong careers.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2009
    [Providers] What are the Technology Goals of Higher Education?
    Within the last few years many higher education institutions and systems have invested heavily in technology and have raised the bar in student expectations for online student services and online learning opportunities.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2008
    [Providers] Training Magazine's Fave Reads of 2007
    Recently, the book reviewers of Training Magazine provided a list of all their favorite reads of 2007. I am happy to say that Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning made the list as one of Jane Bozarth's top 5. Here are some of her other picks: Here are the picks of the other two reviewers, Skip Corsini and Melissa Thompson.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2007
    [Providers] My New Training Magazine Online Column
    It is part of Training Magazine's efforts to provide more web-only content. Over at the ManageSmarter site, I've started writing a column called Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning. The first installment is titled Defining (or Redefining) a Gamer. Let me know what you think. Running an online background check on a babysitter is one way in which doing a background check is legitmate not just for a business but for personal use as well.
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