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  • JANET CLAREY  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010
    [Providers] Instructional Design by Example
    The plan is to provide a centralized location for examples of e-learning courses and details about the instructional design process used in creating them. I launched a new blog this week for showcasing e-learning examples. I also hope to share specifics about the logistics of the courses. Anyone is welcome to submit an example using the submission form.
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016
    [Providers] Change Learners’ Minds By Changing The Stories They Tell - Tip #103
    These events are both imagined situations and the answers you provided were based on a story you’re telling yourself. What is the Story Picture in Your Mind? Suppose you received a message from your boss that he/she wants to see you as soon as you come in. However, it doesn’t say why. How would you react? What scenes are running in your head? Here’s another scenario. What if your loved one is out of town on a business trip. You expect a text once he/she has reached the destination.
  • LEARNING DEVELOPMENTS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2009
    [Providers] eLearn Authoring Round-Up
    However, Lectora provides a bit more flexibility for customizing that Captivate. SoftChalk , www.softchalk.com Easy to use Works like Microsoft Word Provides an good organizational structure for courses Content is easy to add and includes multimedia, flash, and questions QuizPopper, TextPopper, and Activities are easy to add Exports to HTML and is SCORM compliant Articulate , www.articulate.com.
  • LEARNING DEVELOPMENTS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2009
    [Providers] eLearn Authoring Round-Up
    However, Lectora provides a bit more flexibility for customizing that Captivate. As my organization selects an LMS and gears up for web based training, I've been looking at a variety of authoring tools for online training. I was naive enough to think that tool existed that would have everything I want. I imagined something similar to Microsoft Word or PowerPoint that was designed for eLearning. Such a tool does not exist yet.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
    [Providers] Speaking a CSTD Conference
    Role of Games and Simulations in Learning –where I will provide insights into the research that impacts games and simulations. This will be an interactive session…I’ll ask attendees what they think and then provide the research to see if their opinions were correct or if they need adjustment. This week I am visiting Canada to speak at the Canadian Society of Training and Development (CSTD) Conference.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010
    [Providers] Reflective Learning in Virtual Worlds
    Is the Debrief Provided in a Written Format? Debriefing after experiential learning is a great way to make the learning "stick" and, if possible, take the time to teach learners how to conduct their own debriefing after any life learning experience and you will be providing them with an invaluable tool in their job as a life long learner. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009
    [Providers] Selling to Techies and Visionaries
    When selling to visionaries, let them know that it provides an advantage to themselves and their organization. Show them how the the new learning technology will provide a competitive advantage over others. This posting relates to my posting Technology Adoption Continuum: Types of Adopters. Read that posting first or this one may not make sense. The techies and the visionaries are early adopters of new technologies (like virtual worlds) within organizations.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2009
    [Providers] Survey Says.
    Your participation will help the field and provide some much needed update to the original article. When the article is published we will be certain to provide the link here and at other places! One article that I wrote seems to get more attention than any other, it is called How Long Does it Take? Estimation Methods for Developing E-Learning and while the formulas and ideas in the article are up-to-date (written in 2003), one section really needs to be updated.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2008
    [Providers] Adopting Social Media in Your Organization? A Few Considerations
    Providing up-front assistance and training is essential for the majority of employees to adopt. Start with “seeded” wikis which provide basic information onto which others can being to add links, images and other contributes. Here are few things to consider if you want to help your organization adopt social media tools for learning. Cultural influences in terms of sharing and open information is more important than the technology.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2007
    [Providers] Contrasting Different Learning Expectations
    Content is provided in a formal context with introductions, carefully parsed lessons and all encompassing summaries. Many e-learning courses are as long as four hours, require the learner to progress screen-by-screen and provide little interactivity. If, while playing a video game, the player waits for instructions or information, he or she will fail. Decisive action must be taken immediately. The gamer generation has learned this and expects speed in answers and learning.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2007
    [Providers] Blog Book Tour: Week Two Happenings
    Day Six: 09/17/07 - Enspire Learning's Corporate Blog This entry was great because it provided an opportunity to play a simulation. He provided over 18 pages of comments that really fueled alot of the ideas and insights into the book. If you haven't seen the postings on the blog book tour for this week, you need to check them out. I hope you took advantage of that offer. Day Seven: 09/18/07 -Mark Oehlert's e-clippings(Learning as Art).
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2008
    [Providers] Fall Reading List
    If you want learning related books, check out: From Analysis to Evaluation provides some great tools and ready-made worksheets. The E-Learning Handbook provides a comprehensive look at the e-learning industry, past, present and tips for the future. Here are some books that I think would be good to read in front of a fireplace on those cool fall days.
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 28, 2010
    [Providers] I couldn’t have said it better myself
    BUT, I think it would probably provide a better return on investment to develop your followers than the leadership development program du jour. Is leadership development a boondoggle? . There is a heck of a lot of money spent on leadership training in North America. Many programs and they all cost big bucks. I’ve never been totally convinced that leadership is the holy grail that some seem to portray it as.
  • GEENIO  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2015
    [Providers] Getting to know ADDIE. Part 2 - Design
    Providing timely feedback on the completed tasks is equally important - it helps the learners better understand the material and hone their skills. In the previous instalment we took our first look at the ADDIE principles. We learned its general characteristics, considered its advantages and disadvantages, and also discussed at length the first stage of the ADDIE methodology - Analysis. In this instalment we will tell you about Design, the second stage of the ADDIE methodology.
  • GEENIO  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2015
    [Providers] Storyboarding: Key Point Of Success In Collaborative Course Authoring
    When working on a nonlinear course, it always pays to provide a detailed description of all possible transitions - what page the learner will be redirected to after encountering the nonlinear portion of the course, and under what circumstances. In part 1 of the article we took a look at storyboards, their purpose, and the best ways to start working with them.
  • GEENIO  |  SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015
    [Providers] True/False Questions: Getting Them Right
    However, in fact, the chances of getting a passing grade while relying purely on guesswork are slim, provided that the test contains a sufficient number of questions. True/false questions are well suited for the assessment of both the learner’s retention of specific information from a course and their general understanding of the material. A learner can answer a large number of true/false questions within a short period of time.
  • PARADISO  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016
    [Providers] [Webinar] HRMS from Paradiso manages entire lifecycle of employees
    We take the pain out of your search by doing all of the heavy lifting for you and providing you with exactly what you need, i.e. highly compatible solutions. Webinar Details. >> >> Date – 18th October, 2016 << Time – 12:00 PM (GMT-4:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada). Click to Register. Presenting an HRMS software created by HR professionals that makes doing HR easier.
  • PARADISO  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017
    [Providers] Moodle VS Blackboard – Who’s the winner?
    Blackboard prioritizes on providing better assessment tools for teachers, while Moodle focuses more on engagement tools for learners. Inspite of being a paid learning management system , Blackboard rocks the boat when it comes to a number of organizations it holds under the belt for larger FTE’s (full-time employees.). I am sure you too would have gotten surprised looking at the graph. This certainly doesn’t mean that Blackboard has more users than Moodle.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  SATURDAY, MAY 8, 2010
    [Providers] Women are Flora, Men are Fauna
    Exploiting a well-known distinction and applying it – with no reservations – to the gender split, this new book provides guidance for men and women looking for an easy answer to a complex question. Men will play with the kids then leave them alone, while women will provide a persistent presence and awareness, continually nurturing. This provides the keys to understanding behavior. This guide will provide a basis for real decisions!
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2008
    [Providers] Micro-Mobile Learning Using iPod Touch - Sun Mobile Learning
    Imagine what you can do providing learning through on-the-need basis. How much does it cost to purchase an iPod Touch? See the YouTube video. Amazing! The technology is phenomenal. The challenge is how to prepare presentations that are succinct, 3 minutes or less in length. Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
    [Providers] Social Collaboration and JIT Learning
    Employee directories have been in existence for a while, but Chris Lennon, director of product management at talent management product provider Silk Road, said it typically involves an IT-owned tool that isn’t up to date. Social learning technology enables users to search and connect with the appropriate people at the point of need.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
    [Providers] Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank
    He provided very specific instructions and guidance, and provided plenty of support. She set up sample questions with answers to provide context and initial categories for the questions. But how do you provide access without violating the spirit of the group? Becky suggested providing temporary access to those who would not normally have access so they can see how the tool is being used without violating the user’s trust.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Providers] SkyPrep.com Introduces Affordable User-Friendly SaaS-based LMS at DevLearn by News Editor
    Following a six-month beta period, the official release of SkyPrep incorporates the feedback of hundreds of users and provides one of the most effective training tools in the market. Design & Development Tools Emerging Topics Learning Systems
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
    [Providers] The Anatomy of Bad Communication
    "It's the communication, stupid!" as Terry Holley aptly said in the comment. I found the following post from Quit List. 997-Quit thinking you are a great communicator. You ain’t! The post seemed particularly relevant to me in this age of information overload where SYNTHESIS and not only ANALYSIS is the key to success. The anatomy of bad communication. There are 4 reasons we unknowingly communicate poorly.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2009
    [Providers] In Response: Accidental Instructional Designers #dl09--Part II
    Most often, these will also be a lot quicker and a hell of a lot cheaper in providing the information needed than a full-fledged training program. Mulling over the comment by Brent Schlenker: "I see New ID as being more about aggregating and monitoring the existing content streams. And identifying the critical information, highlighting it, and improving upon the media that explains or clarifies the content" in Cammy Bean's post: Accidental Instructional Designers #dl09.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
    [Providers] Dealing with Ambiguity!
    And most importantly, not feel a perfect fool when asked to provide details you are unable to tell. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity! Gilda Radner I have just written a short post on life being in a state of perennial beta. And the importance of dealing with ambiguity.
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2014
    [Providers] Making a Game Out of Software Simulations
    So, one of the challenges with designing the training was figuring out how to provide the repetition needed to build fluency, without it feeling repeatedly boring for the learners. The game starts with a playful, fictional backstory, which provides a reason for needing to complete the selected tasks in the software quickly and accurately. By Shelley A. Gable. I recently worked on a lengthy course that included a lot of software training.
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2009
    [Providers] Do Your eLearning Lessons Appeal to a Variety of Learning Styles?
    Admittedly, the summary provided here of Gregorc's model is oversimplified. However, it should give you a sense of the type of insight it provides into how people learn differently from one another. By Shelley A. Gable. I took a course on learning styles a few years ago. The instructor pointed out that training practitioners tend to design instruction that caters to their own dominant learning styles.
  • ICS LEARNING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013
    [Providers] Going-global-the-importance-of-language-and-cultural-context-in-the-development-of-e-learning
    A team of project managers, designers and programmers have been tasked with developing a program aimed at providing indigenous small scale producers with leadership, financial, and business training to strengthen market linkages and increase local employment rates. The training material provided by the Australian Government has proved successful in other low-income areas; however, success rates are markedly lower in high-density indigenous areas. Going Global?
  • LEARNING REBELS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016
    [Providers] 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 23: The Human Family
    Click on the gloves to learn more about how Learning Rebels can provide learning solutions to help you achieve your business goals. It’s day 23 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – The Human Family. I’m sure it’s no coincidence that Apple is airing their new commercial, “The Human Family” during the Olympic opening ceremonies in Rio. It makes me remember that as humans we are all in this life together.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
    [Providers] Logical Operations Launches LogicalCHOICE by News Editor
    Learning solutions provider celebrates grand opening and launches nationwide tour of a patent-pending multi-platform training model it says will transform the future of learning. Blended Learning Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Development Strategies
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013
    [Providers] The User Illusion
    ” And, “The senses do not give us a picture of the world directly; rather they provide evidence for the checking of hypotheses about what lies before us. But consciousness is about to retain composure by appreciating that it does not master the world; that an understanding of simple rules and principles of predictability in the world does not provide the possibility of guessing what the world is like.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [Providers] Adult Education vs. Corporate eLearning
    Many educational designers have concluded that the contextualization provided by simulations and animations result in more efficient and lasting knowledge transfer. Most adult educational programs might provide a deeper explanation and development of a courses material; however, the retention of the material and application of the skills are often inconsistent. Far too often corporate management and human resource departments confuse these two types of training programs.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013
    [Providers] The Learning Design Behind Knowledge Guru Games
    In this way, the game is providing feedback to players for the performance. The game provides an explanation of the mistake. Many of our customers are first drawn to Knowledge Guru because they are looking for a serious game. They want their training to be more game-like and fun for learners.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
    [Providers] How to Design a Knowledge Guru Game in 5 Steps
    However, creating a design document can make your use of the wizard easier – and provide your project team members an easy way to review the overall game design. Instead you communicate this URL address to your review team and provide them with a spreadsheet of the questions in the game so they can make comments or suggest any revisions. The Knowledge Guru® Game Creation Wizard is a fast, easy-to-use tool you can use to create learning games.
  • AXONIFY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
    [Providers] How to Boost Associate Expertise to Deliver a Successful Omni-Channel Retailing Experience
    This multi-channel approach to sales means that retailers can provide their customers with a seamless shopping experience—whether the customer is buying online through the retailer’s ecommerce site, browsing via a mobile device, contacting the retailer by phone or shopping in the bricks and mortar store. Our retail clients tell us that omni-channel is critical for maintaining an edge in today’s highly competitive retail market.
  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2015
    [Providers] Bloomingdale’s Saves Millions Through Revolutionary Approach to Employee Training
    And, like virtually every large retail chain, the company found it hard to provide consistent store-to-store training, let alone figure out which associates understood the information and knew how to apply it correctly. Like most retail organizations, Bloomingdale’s relied on a handful of standard training approaches—awareness posters, classroom training, LMSs, and pre-shift morning rallies—which weren’t doing the job.
  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016
    [Providers] Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?
    Unfortunately, when it comes to arming employees with the knowledge they need to execute their roles to the best of their ability, many organizations skip an important step: providing on-demand access to information. But, rather than provide employees with direct access to the entirety of this information, managers typically engage in what I call “perceived importance” and decide what bits and pieces should be made available.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
    [Providers] Guest post: Perfecting Your Video Lectures – 3 Quick Tips
    Not only do they provide remote students the golden opportunity to learn in the same fashion as a brick-and-mortar student by getting somewhat of a simulator classroom experience, but it also allows them to get more comfortable and familiar with you, the instructor. Video lectures are essential in the elearning world.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 2014
    [Providers] It’s Time for Education Reform
    Past generations have provided plenty of problem solvers, but millennials are inciting change more rapidly because of their access to information and technology
  • G-CUBE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Providers] G-Cube Wins Deloitte Tech Fast 50 India Award Third Year in a Row
    For G-Cube in particular, with our focus on providing innovative solutions at cost-effective rates yielding great returns, our growth forecast continues to remain aggressive (40%+ year on year growth) for the current fiscal year. It gives me great pride to announce that G-Cube has won Deloitte’s Tech Fast 50 India award third year in a row. This award recognizes 50 fastest growing companies in revenue terms in a region.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
    [Providers] Study: Most Firms Don’t Offer Specialized Courses for Technical Pros
    — May 13 Global performance improvement services provider GP Strategies Corp. The top five leadership challenges for CLOs are delivering on projects with fewer resources, recruiting needed talent, balancing team coaching needs versus project needs and team-skill development, a new study suggests. Elkridge, Md. has announced the release of a new research study, "Leading Technical Professionals." Training Industry Inc.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013
    [Providers] U.S. Workers Increasingly Worried about Pay, Perks
    These are among the findings of the recently-introduced Harris Poll Jobs and Benefits Security Index, which provides a score that is measured monthly to track the changing sentiment of U.S. A new index shows that U.S. workers are increasingly worried about their income, benefits security and employment prospects.
  • FROM THE COLEFACE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Providers] Learning Science Laundering
    Learners have a right to assume that learning material they are being provided with has been checked out so the “facts” spread. When I’m explaining to non L&D people what I do, one thing they commonly say is “Oh yes, e-learning.
  • FROM THE COLEFACE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
    [Providers] Chain of fools
    For those of you who are unfamiliar with her, Cathy’s genius is to take a situation that really annoys e-learning practitioners and turn it into something positive that provides a workable solution. I chose the title for this blogpost because I like the tune , not because I wanted to offend… Anyway, here’s a chain of events that’s been played out in hundreds of organisations.
  • E-LEARNING UNCOVERED  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2017
    [Providers] Free comic books Essays and Papers - 123helpme
    This paper will look to examine how immersion and symbolism within the comic form can be an effective tool This guide provides useful information about comic books and graphic novels as topics of academic research at the University of Michigan Free comic books papers, essays, and research papers.
  • E-LEARNING UNCOVERED  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017
    [Providers] Conclusions - The Writing Center
    Click on the title to view the chapter The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and they provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab atEach of these titles is available under a Creative Commons license (consult the individual text for the license specifics).
  • E-LEARNING UNCOVERED  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017
    [Providers] Write to the International Olympic Committee - Stop the
    Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction. Find Your Representative. Not sure of your congressional district or who your member is? This service will assist you by matching your ZIP code to your congressional
  • THE PEFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2010
    [Providers] ThePerformanceImprovementBlog Now Featured on eLearningLearning
    He has designed the blog to: ·          Collect and aggregate “high quality content”. ·          Provide a site that can be navigated easily by bloggers and non-bloggers. ·          Be a link to additional sources of content. ·          Surface content that might not be found otherwise.
  • THE PEFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
    [Providers] What Do You Want: Drill or Hole?
    Employee training and development professionals, with the endorsement of their HR and Training departments, continue to invest in the latest and greatest technology and content without first figuring out how best to get the results their organizations need. Richard Flanagan, co-author of The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning, likens this to buying a drill before you know what kind of hole you want.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
    [Providers] Mzinga Releases OmniSocial 2.0 by Bill Brandon
    Social software provider Mzinga has released OmniSocial 2.0, OmniSocial now provides support for onboarding, communication and collaboration, learning and development, performance and career development, innovation, and recruitment and. the latest update to its enterprise-class. social software. retention.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2009
    [Providers] eLearning Development India – The Unofficial Salary Survey 2009
    This is the third edition of the survey that aims to provide a glimpse into salary ranges of eLearning and content development professionals in India. The 2007 edition had just 11 responses and could not provide any meaningful conclusions other than the fact that eLearning salary ranges varied quite a bit in India. Manish Mohan has launched the Unofficial eLearning Salary Survey 2009.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2009
    [Providers] eLearning Development India - The Unofficial Salary Survey 2009
    This is the third edition of the survey that aims to provide a glimpse into salary ranges of eLearning and content development professionals in India. The 2007 edition had just 11 responses and could not provide any meaningful conclusions other than the fact that eLearning salary ranges varied quite a bit in India. Manish Mohan has launched the Unofficial eLearning Salary Survey 2009.
  • RAPID ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2010
    [Providers] The Truth About Rapid E-Learning
    While actionscript programming does provide more control over the Flash content, rapid elearning generally gives you a lot more convenience. Rapid elearning tools generally fall into one of two groups: freeform and form-based authoring. PowerPoint-to-Flash publishing is freeform. You start with a blank slide and then build your structure and interactivity.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [Providers] What Do Your People Want You to Know About Leading Them in the New Normal
    Text analytics now provides the ability to crunch words the same as we’ve “crunched” numbers for decades. I’ve asked for you. We’re all now painfully aware of the phrase, “new normal.” You hear it everywhere: ABC News, Fox, NPR, even The McKinsey Quarterly. The details involve dropping wages, job scarcity, reduction in force, and economic and political upheaval across a global change curve. The larger view of these perhaps unrelated events depicts a dynamic future for all of us.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
    [Providers] What You Need to Know About Delivering SCORM on Mobile
    When your LMS is mobile compatible, your learners will be provided with optimal learning experiences. Mobile learning has been the talk of the town for a while now. Learners are readily embracing the technological benefits of using their mobile devices to access learning. If you have SCORM content, there’s a lot of misleading information on the Internet on how SCORM can, and should, work on mobile devices.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2010
    [Providers] Reflecting on My 2010 Blog Posts and Happy New Year
    Hopefully it provided a dose of prevention. Over at the Learning Circuits' Big Question it is time once again to reflect on the past year. So, I took a look at my most popular posts during 2010. FYI: I used eLearningLearning to identify my "Best of" posts according to social indicators. Here are the top 10 posts written in 2010: My e-Learning Don’ts A Few Practical Tips on Storyboarding Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June’s Big Question Looking for THE SCORM Resource?
  • SOCIAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [Providers] Hey, That's Social Learning!
    The band director provides a safe environment and plenty of opportunities. Here are a few of the reasons why: Social learning – Provides opportunities to focus on interests and passions Has an innate expectation of continuous improvement Encourages healthy competition and – amazingly, at the same time – encourages peer mentoring One of my resolutions for the New Year is to be more like the band director – provide amazing opportunities and step off the stage.
  • SOCIAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [Providers] Hey, That's Social Learning! | Social Learning Blog
    The band director provides a safe environment and plenty of opportunities. Here are a few of the reasons why: Social learning – Provides opportunities to focus on interests and passions Has an innate expectation of continuous improvement Encourages healthy competition and – amazingly, at the same time – encourages peer mentoring One of my resolutions for the New Year is to be more like the band director – provide amazing opportunities and step off the stage.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
    [Providers] LMS & LCMS Directory
    When available, I have provided comments and insight. SAP, Peoplesoft, Oracle and HRIS systems; thus if you have one of those systems you are now open to a greater number of vendors, rather then staying with your ERP or HRIS provider. They are listed first on the directory, and pricing is provided. Contains over 200 systems.
  • OPENSESAME  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2010
    [Providers] Good Thoughts from #lrnchat on Being a Department of One
    While structured as a collaborative discussion on the theory and practice of leading learning, the chat has its own ecology of peers and friends who provide thought-provoking advice, ideas and support. #lrnchat is a weekly Twitter-based discussion among the community of training and elearning professionals. It occurs twice each Thursday, at 11:30-1pm EDT and then again at 8:30-10pm EDT.
  • OPENSESAME  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2010
    [Providers] Compliance Training: Tips for Training
    If your company isn’t providing resources for you, but you are serious about seeking personal and professional growth, here are five tips to help you get started Making professional learning and development a priority requires a commitment of time, staff resources and financial investment. Some companies simply don’t have the resources to spare to ensure that their employees have opportunities to develop new skills and knowledge.
  • OPENSESAME  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2012
    [Providers] OpenSesame: eLearning Solutions for Corporations
    You must be able to provide the training they need wherever and whenever they need it. Online learning is crucial for global enterprises and large corporations. Information travels more quickly than ever, meaning your team has to be constantly learning to stay ahead of the competition. They want to develop their skills to work smarter, but you have to give them opportunity. Where can you find solutions that appeal to the diverse, ever-changing needs of your multi-generational team?
  • OPENSESAME  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
    [Providers] Learning Resolutions: Design Experiences, Not Content
    That’s all fine provided the few months of work leading up to that conversation has been accomplished. Design experiences, not content. We have all heard or experienced a project request that needs to be designed and developed in a period of about two weeks. All too often it’s not, and we’re forced into producing ‘content’ as opposed to a properly designed experience. Right Learning Resolutions
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013
    [Providers] What Is Legal May Still Be Unethical
    To provide a quick and simple way to determine the right thing to do in any situation, Peale and I came up with three questions we called the ethics check: 1. There are two aspects to leading with integrity. The first is knowing the right thing to do. The second is doing it. I can’t think of a more important topic than leadership with integrity. A number of years ago, I wrote The Power of Ethical Management with Norman Vincent Peale, author of The Power of Positive Thinking.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2017
    [Providers] Converting Classroom Training to E-learning – Making a Business Case
    To increase the productivity of their people, organizations must improve training efficiencies and provide knowledge support at the point of need. This can be done very effectively by moving your instructor-led training materials online. But, how can you convince your boss of the necessity to implement e-learning ? Making a business case will surely help you. However, over the years, training budgets have been shrinking.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
    [Providers] How to Reduce Training Expenditures and Save Training ROI
    E-learning provides employees the facility to take up the training in their free time, like while commuting in public transport, waiting in the gym, waiting for a client, etc., Martin is the training manager of the company XYZ. He is busy packing as he is flying to another state to train employees. There are 10 states he has to visit (in a month), to train employees. The overall budget allocated for this training is one million dollars. You read it correct!
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Providers] How to Evaluate an E-learning Prototype
    In line with this, you would ask your instructional designer or the vendor handling your project to provide you with a prototype to assess how the final course will look. Before attempting anything new or purchasing something, it is human tendency to want to try out a sample. The same is the case with e-learning. When you are developing a course, you would first like to see a sample or prototype of the course, wouldn’t you?
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016
    [Providers] A Case of Software Training in the Pharmaceutical Industry
    How were the inputs provided? A fast growing pharmaceutical company with strong brand equity in multiple therapeutics recently implemented a new software application – a resource planning tool. They approached CommLab India, a global leader in crafting custom e-learning solutions, to develop end-user training on the software application. This post is an excerpt from the interview of an Instructional Designer (ID), who worked on the project.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2016
    [Providers] Colors and Their Impact on E-Learning
    Green can create a balance and provide the feeling of calmness. Do you dream in color or black and white? Revert to your dreams and answer this question if you remember. Research has found that almost 80% of the population dreams in color but some claim they dream in black and white. I dream both in color, and black and white. Impact of Colors.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014
    [Providers] Bring Your Own Device Part 1
    Wearable Technology Recent research from Cornerstone OnDemand, a global leader of cloud-based talent management software solutions, shows employee’s attitudes regarding technology in the workplace, and their perspectives on whether company-provided applications are supporting how employees wants their jobs done. Editor’s note: This blog is part of a two-part series on Bring Your Own Device. The first segment discusses how incorporating it could increase productivity and agility.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013
    [Providers] Is there a Certification Police?
    The EEOC provides a uniform set of principles on the question of the use of tests and other selection procedures in the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures for employers. Department of Labor also provides guidelines for hiring testing and anyone using certification or testing should review “Testing and Assessment: An Employers Guide to Good Practices”. You may be surprised to know that there is no singular agency dedicated to actively policing certifications.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011
    [Providers] Google+ … Room for another social network?
    Prasanna, a former Google employee, provides a unique perspective on the subject, explaining the demise of Google Wave and the drama of the Google versus Facebook competition. Google is renowned for its innovative and forward thinking. However, skeptics around the world question the potential of Google+ with the failure of Google Wave and competition from Facebook.
  • EPATH LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
    [Providers] Top Secrets to Engaging Your Hourly Employees
    Quite often, our hourly employees are our brand ambassadors acting as the face of our companies, as they provide valuable services to our customers. If you’re not up to date on the most recent hourly employee statistics, then prepare to be astounded (see infographic below). For instance, greater than 50% of jobs in the U.S. are hourly positions and 80% of hires made in the U.S. each year are for hourly jobs.
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2009
    [Providers] Understanding Web 2.0
    A web user may see one page of information but it can come from more than one web technology or provider. Many mashups are done to combine air, hotel, and other reservation technologies to provide travel services in a one shop location. technologies are "living" technologies that are constantly updated and can provide a quick way to get information updated. Do you know the reasoning behind why the world-wide web was created?
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [Providers] Getting and/or Redesigning Content
    Provide Course Examples. Depending on the situation this could be something that is created by the instructor or one that they are provided. The purpose of this tool is to: Provide Feedback. The following are some notes that I will use for a presentation that I am giving to my department about how, I as a designer, get or redesign content that I receive from instructors for their online courses.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
    [Providers] What You Gain with a Future Focused Brain
    In Help the Grow or Watch them Go, the authors provide powerful questions for each of the conversations, provoking reflection, insight, constructive discomfort, and ultimately, action. Do you want to keep growing, keeping your life meaningful, interesting and fun? Is part of your job as a leader or coach to help others see their careers flow instead of stagnate? If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, you need set your brain to focus on the future.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
    [Providers] How to Promote Play in an Organization
    Creating opportunities for employees to easily give feedback will provide learning leaders with the insights they need to make games better. To make a gamification program successful and sustainable, there must be executive buy-in. Get executive buy-in and make it count. To make a gamification program successful and sustainable, there must be executive buy-in.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
    [Providers] Building a Performance Ecosystem
    Also, there should be a continuum from instructionally designed content to content provided by other individuals in the organization. When the local expert in a particular piece of software can do a quick screen capture of how he or she does things, or the sales expert can provide a sample pitch to a particular market client, dis-intermediating the designer can be more efficient and just as effective.
  • BIG DOG, LITTLE DOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011
    [Providers] Mapping the Performance
    Both Merriënboer and Crandall, Klein, & Hoffman's books are excellent references and provide different information about Cognitive Task Analysis, however, Merriënboer's is now out of print, thus the used books may be a bit on the pricey side Part of the analysis phase is capturing the skills required for performance. While there are several methods for capturing these performance, ISD normally only lists Behavioral Task Analysis.
  • SOCIAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2011
    [Providers] My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content Development
    Gliffy is an online flow charting tool that provides a cost effective way to create and publish high-quality flow charts and diagrams. It provides free collaboration tools and automatic revision tracking that make sharing your work a snap. I’m also pleased with the variety of publishing options the tool provides. My only minor complaint about Gliffy is the somewhat limited print options it provides.
  • SOCIAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011
    [Providers] My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content.
    Gliffy is an online flow charting tool that provides a cost effective way to create and publish high-quality flow charts and diagrams. It provides free collaboration tools and automatic revision tracking that make sharing your work a snap. I’m also pleased with the variety of publishing options the tool provides. My only minor complaint about Gliffy is the somewhat limited print options it provides.
  • ELEARNINGMIND  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2017
    [Providers] How 3 Real Clients Received Multimedia Success
    They held a meeting with the intention of explaining how they were going to go about aligning the company on this goal, but they wanted to make sure that they got their message across in the best way possible and that’s when ELM stepped in to provide them with multimedia success. Multimedia can sound like a great thing on paper but how does it stack up in real life?
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012
    [Providers] Everyone's a critic
    Social media now provides a way. I recently blogged about the hidden audience effect , and cited Westfields Junior School's S'cool Internet Radio and David Mitchell's Quadblogging projects as examples of how students can become better engaged with learning when they perform their work for an audience. Social media and the internet have largely been responsible for this change.
  • OPENSESAME  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
    [Providers] Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete
    As we did in the three previous posts, we’ll provide guidelines drawn from the book Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics that People Understand by Connie Malamed. Some ways to do this include providing the “big-picture” view, displaying data in visual form such as graphs and charts, creating visual displays of information, using maps and standard mapping conventions, and representing time visually.
  • LEARNUPON  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016
    [Providers] Talk to LearnUpon at AITD 2016
    AITD’s conference is a not to be missed L&D event with a reputation for providing attendees with high quality, dynamic presentations on an exciting range of innovative topics. David will be on hand to provide live demos of our amazing LMS and also to answer any questions you may have. Next month sees us exhibiting at our first ever Australian conference. The AITD Annual National Conference is taking place in the Sydney Masonic Centre on the 5th and 6th of May.
  • THE E-LEARNING CURVE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2009
    [Providers] Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts
    Installation packages for Audacity on GNU/Linux and other Unix-like systems are often provided by individual distributions: Alt Linux Debian Fedora Core Fedora Project Mandriva i586 OpenSUSE Red Hat SuSE and packman (suse) Ubuntu: packages.ubuntu and rpm.seek This list is not comprehensive.
  • THE E-LEARNING CURVE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [Providers] Exploring Podcasting for E-Learning (and new podcast episode released)
    That's OK - the point of e-learning is to provide training professionals with a means of creating and distributing content that enables people to acquire information, knowledge, skills, and expertise on a diverse range of subjects: as e-learning practitioners, it's our job to facilitate this process. I'm exploring the medium of podcasting at the moment.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017
    [Providers] Articulate 360 – Animation and Interaction Abilities of Storyline 360
    Articulate 360 provides good support to ten different motion paths and enables online course creators to trigger motion paths by learner actions or the timeline. For instance, you can provide information about the parts of the human digestive system. Welcome to the second post of the fourteen blog series, What’s Hot with Articulate 360? In the first post of the series, we saw that this e-learning development powerhouse constitutes nine applications, viz.
  • RAPTIVITY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017
    [Providers] Upcoming Webinar - Employee Training and Its Impact on Productivity, Retention and Revenue
    they provided just 6 minutes per half year. Research states that one-third of new hires quit their job after about six months and disengagement costs billions (US$343 billion annually). Well, most employees want to do a good job and feel satisfied when their efforts make a difference to their workplace. But more often than not, employees need to be trained continually to feel engaged, to keep learning, to keep performing well, and to keep growing.
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
    [Providers] Witness to the power of 2.0 tools
    tools provide…up-to-the-minute information that I want. This is not your normal business post…only an observation of my personal experience with the power of 2.0 tools. Like many of you I have been glued to CNN watching the coverage of the devastation in Haiti.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2015
    [Providers] Avoiding Confusion During Reviews
    They also provide identifying numbers that are used to refer to each individual screen throughout the project. Use the punch list the course builder provides, if they provide one. If a punch list is not provided, ask the course builder if there’s a certain program or format they’d like you to use. Reviews are a key part of developing any eLearning. In my experience, they’re also one of the steps that cause the most confusion and delays.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
    [Providers] Knowledge Is in the Cards
    The goal is to figure out which picture card another player is thinking of, based on a hint they provide. Think of it as the next step after providing examples. Examples generally provide context and let learners know “why,” personally significant information encourages further exploration. Provide links to additional resources so interested learners have a starting point for further research. I was recently introduced to a card game called Dixit.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014
    [Providers] Ask The Experts: KiKi L’Italien
    They can supply the kind of expertise that’s needed in a lot of cases that higher education just doesn’t provide. You have associations though, that are out there for every aspect of business, and so you have the ability to provide expertise in areas that people just cannot get that granular and focused and, you know, being able to provide that. How are we able to provide that information to people?”
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014
    [Providers] Ask The Experts: Kiki L’Italien
    They can supply the kind of expertise that’s needed in a lot of cases that higher education just doesn’t provide. You have associations though, that are out there for every aspect of business, and so you have the ability to provide expertise in areas that people just cannot get that granular and focused and, you know, being able to provide that. How are we able to provide that information to people?”
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017
    [Providers] Dashboard Overview
    Clicking any of the six steps provides you with a detailed explanation of each one. When you log in to Drive as a game author, you land on the main dashboard for your Drive game. This dashboard is your launching point for anywhere else you want to go within the authoring tool. It is also a source of summary information about your game and its players. Let’s look at how this dashboard is organized. Menus/Navigation.
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011
    [Providers] Train Your Sales Team How to Handle Rep vs. Rep Competition
    I know that typically marketing, sales enablement and other corporate functions that are chartered to support the sales effort don’t provide much leadership or intelligence regarding this third, and most important, level of competitive information. has provided guidance, expertise and coaching to companies such as Bayer, HP, Microsoft and Oracle.
  • ADOBE CAPTIVATE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
    [Providers] Transparent Buttons versus Smart Shape Buttons
    I also compare a couple of differences between the two and provide an example of when to use one over the other. In this video, I show you how you can create your own multi-state object buttons using transparent buttons and smart shape buttons. Uncategorized Video down state multi state buttons Multi-state objects roll over effects roll over state transparent buttons
  • ADOBE CAPTIVATE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
    [Providers] Progress Indicator as a Percentage
    Thanks to Philip Wood for providing the JavaScript for this tutorial. In this video, I’m going to show you how you can have a progress indicator in Adobe Captivate expressed as a whole number percentage. Download the project file for this video for free: https://www.paulwilsonlearning.com/new-products/progress-percent. Uncategorized Video JavaScript progress Progress Indicator progress percent
  • MARCIA CONNER  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2008
    [Providers] Fundraising Online
    Web Site Development Application Service Providers (ASPs). Although Groundspring offers non-profit fundraising solutions, they offer a terrific list of online resources to help you raise funds online for yourself. Links include: Online Fundraising Web Sites Online Fundraising Email Lists Email Messaging. Technology Consulting. Privacy Statements. Driving Traffic to Your Site
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