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  • EI DESIGN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2016
    [Providers] Free eBook: How To Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development
    The eBook How To Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development provides a cheat sheet you can use to evaluate the right partner. Since outsourcing to India could be one of the options, it provides practical insights on how to evaluate companies in India and then how can you zero in on the best. EI Design was the first time entrant to eLearning Industry’s Top 10 eLearning Content Providers and made it to the #2 slot.
  • OPENSESAME  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2010
    [Providers] 5 Ways You Can Benefit from Customer Service Courses
    They want the companies they deal with to provide outstanding support, relevant advice, and useful information related to the products and services that are offered. . People today demand world-class customer service. If they receive a mediocre or half-hearted response from the customer service team, they will look elsewhere
  • OPENSESAME  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012
    [Providers] Media Release: OpenSesame and NetDimensions Announce Partnership and Integration
    Today, we are proud to announce a new partnership with NetDimensions, the global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems. This partnership will enable NetDimensions’ millions of users to search for, purchase, and deploy training courses from the OpenSesame marketplace within the NetDimensions Talent Suite, instantly. Right Press Releases
  • WONDERFUL BRAIN  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2011
    [Providers] WHAT I LEARNED AT CHRISTMAS
    It also provided him with, shall we say gifts, from very grateful vendors who enjoyed the contracts he would award. Let me make this clear at the outset; my birth family are the tribe of the Old Testament so my father’s association with the Christmas holiday was learned from coworkers, Nat ‘King’ Cole, the tree at Rockefeller Center and New York fragrant with good cheer – often lubricated with smoky liquids around the 25 th. That is until he had grandchildren.
  • E-LEARNING UNCOVERED  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2011
    [Providers] DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review
    The course design itself involved realistic scenarios in which the learner worked with a partner to complete inspection activities, like this (click to enlarge): And finally, I thought it was imperative that as the learners were working through the scenarios, they were provided the actual resources that they would be using on the job. I was thrilled to be accepted to speak and asked to serve on a panel at my first DevLearn experience!
  • LEARNING REBELS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016
    [Providers] 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 29/30: Technology is Your Friend
    Due to some crazy weather out here in northern burbs of Illinois, my internet provider gave up the ghost. Click on the gloves to learn more about how Learning Rebels can provide learning solutions to help you achieve your business goals. I’m doubling up with Day 29 & 30 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Technology is Your Friend! Until, it isn’t. No amount of resetting my router was going to work. Which, just bites.
  • LEARNING REBELS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016
    [Providers] 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 16: The Blank Page
    What kind of information can I provide that will help people, help you? 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 16 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – The Blank Page. Is there anything scarier than the blank page? I don’t think so. I’ve been staring at this page for the last couple of hours. Thoughts a jumble in my head.
  • INQUISIQ LMS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2013
    [Providers] Tin Can API – What you need to know
    With mobile becoming an increasingly larger part of the online learning experience, it’s no surprise that we need to adapt our methodology to provide a consistent experience across all devices. This is where the Tin Can API comes into play, giving us the ability to track and evaluate different types of learning experiences through one […] The post Tin Can API – What you need to know appeared first on Inquisiq R4. LMS Industry Mashup
  • MLEARNING TRENDS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
    [Providers] CellCast Takes Top Honors at DemoFest 2010
    OnPoint worked with Verizon Wireless on a project designed to provide their outbound sales teams with greater and easier access to regular sales practices, production/solution previews, and updated business communications; the solution utilized OnPoint’s CellCast® mobile learning platform to make that content available via a variety of company-issued smartphones.
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
    [Providers] How to Address Learning Wants
    Organizations are expected to provide more and more of people’s education needs. Providing learning is expensive. But I Need Excel Training One should be honest in response to requests for learning wants and say, “We do not provide Excel training. ” Perhaps then, you could provide this person a link to this Amy Gallo article on how to master new skills.
  • QUODECK  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2017
    [Providers] E-learning goes regional for firms
    “Basic training for bringing a sales person on board is provided in the app. At HUL, an app created by Mumbai based QuoDeck (previously Ptotem) acts as a ready reckoner for their sales persons. We have evaluation points and an assessment is done after which a certification is offered,” Sikdar said. Click here to view the full article: [link]. Game-based learning Press QuoDeck Serious Games best practices Gamification learning technology training training employees
  • MOODLE JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2010
    [Providers] Moodle Journal - Untitled Article
    Having received the assignment, as a teacher you can then provide scoring and feedback. Are you trying to Twitter with students, I like to, but network filtering has started to become more than a problem of late. So how about a microblogging system that has been designed specifically for teachers and students? If you have not seen it yet, then take a look at Edmodo. In essence similar to Twitter, but with some functionality to support classroom activities.
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2008
    [Providers] New Measurement Job Aid
    It provides a brief rationale for each point. I've developed three separate several job aids in regards to learning measurement over the last few years, and I decided recently that 1 was enough, so I've integrated the wisdom from all three into one job aid, which I now make available to you for free. This job aid has several advantages: It's inspired by honest-to-goodness learning research. It fits onto one page. It prompts users to audit their current practices.
  • DESIGNING DIGITALLY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
    [Providers] Why invest in customized content development?
    Customized courses provide the option of customizing the scenarios based on industry specific examples. Custom created content development provides options like fonts, colors, designs, and images in line with the brand image. What’s better McDonald’s or home cooked food? Well, initially McDonald’s may sound more appealing. It costs less, requires less effort, and yet tastes good. But after two weeks, we will realize the health benefits and better taste of home-cooked food.
  • PRACT.US  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017
    [Providers] 12 Practical Ideas to Get Employees Engaged in Training
    You may have read it’s important to show graphics or videos in your presentations or to provide lots of discussion and interactive activities. Provide resources for further reading or enrichment if some want to dive deeper. Keep employees engaged and interested in training with these 12 tips. A great deal of advice for developing training programs focuses on how to get and keep people’s interest.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
    [Providers] Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9
    Here's an excerpt from the book to give you a feel: Sentence Stems One way to help learners manage the 140 - character limit is to provide them with sentence stems — they need only to complete the thought. #SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2009
    [Providers] Application Training Programs: What's the Big Deal?
    This mean, the technical team developing the application cannot always provide business reasons behind all the tasks. The client has to be a partner in this and provide organizational support post implementation to drive adoption. Preamble The following para from Karl Kapp’s post called Yes, We Should Keep ADDIE, HPT and ISD Models is the trigger for my post. His post is an old one—almost 3 years old—yet extremely relevant in our situation today.
  • THE E-LEARNING CURVE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2010
    [Providers] Role of Standards in Learning: Xyleme Voices Podcast Interview
    In late 2009, I was privileged to be invited by Colorado-based LMS provider Xyleme Inc. to participate in their Xyleme Voices series of podcasts. Role of Standards in Learning: Xyleme Voices Podcast Interview is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2015
    [Providers] Summarizing Learn for Yourself
    Note, this does not mean building lots more learning content nor implementing a traditional “command and control” (social) learning (management) system where everyone’s learning is tracked, monitored and managed, but rather providing an open,and enabling environment for individuals and groups to support their own learning and performance needs. I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer.
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013
    [Providers] The year’s top posts on Working Smarter
    Group work advice for MOOC providers. 2013 is over for everything but the holidays so I’m posting this list of the top 50 blog posts on Working Smarter this year. Here’s how they were selected. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0
  • LEARNNOVATORS  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2015
    [Providers] LEARNNOVATORS WINS DEVLEARN 2015 HYPERDRIVE CONTEST FOR MOBILE PERFORMANCE SUPPORT SYSTEM
    Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative learning solutions, has won the DevLearn 2015 Hyperdrive contest, for its Mobile Performance Support System (MPSS) solution. It is made up of byte-sized video tutorials and PDF-based Quick Reference Guides, and leverages the power of QR codes to provide support to learners in their moment of need. Chennai (India).
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015
    [Providers] Gamification Webinar Resources: Mis-Matched Content
    Sneak Peak at my DevLearn Presentation –Provides a little more information on the development of the story-based presentation. Here are the slides from the presentation. Articles and Blog Entries of Interest. Matching the Right Design Strategy to the Right Content. Matching the Right Game Type to the Right Strategy. 8 Types of Stories to Effect Change. Storytelling and Instructional Design. Eight Game Elements to Make Learning More Intriguing.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
    [Providers] Know any Outstanding Teachers? Of Course you do! Nominate Them
    Do you know a 7th-12th grade teacher who provides excellent mathematics or science instruction to his or her students? Then please consider nominating him or her for a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Anyone—researchers, parents, or members of the general public—may nominate a 7th-12th grade teacher by completing the nomination form available on the PAEMST website. To submit a nomination, you only need the teacher’s contact information.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
    [Providers] Workshop Resources
    Also, here are some links that provide some additional information about what we discussed in the workshop. Recently, I had the chance to conduct a fun and engaging workshop called Innovative Learning Techniques: Games, Social Learning and Interactive Stories. We had a great deal of fun. One of the first things we did was reconceptualize the ARCS model. Here are some images of the work. We also spent some time creating instructional stories, a big part of learning is storytelling.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
    [Providers] Finally, The Physics of Super Hero Powers Explained
    Additionally, they are a clever way to provide a quick lesson and a single concept–take note you instructional designers and comic book artists. We already know that flying around a virtual world as a super hero makes us nicer in the actual world. But what if we suddenly gained super strength or the ability to fly. A fun, cleverly designed group of TED-ED videos explores the idea of gaining super powers and what that means in terms of physics and formulas.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
    [Providers] Touch Enabled 3D Collaboration
    3D worlds and environments are ideal for collaboration and provide rich environments to foster innovation and working together across geographical boundaries. My friends over at Proton Media continue to do great things in the 3D space, just recently they announced the latest version of ProtoSphere, the first enterprise-ready 3D virtual collaboration environment optimized for touch-enabled devices like iPad, Microsoft Surface Pro, and even Perceptive Pixel.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2010
    [Providers] Seeking Middle School Teacher Educational Game Testers
    Here is a video providing an overview of the game. I am co Principle-Investigator on a project team called Simulation and Modeling in Technology Education (SMTE) which is part of a National Science Foundation five-year project to develop and research the academic potential of a hybrid instructional model that infuses computer simulations, modeling, and educational gaming into middle school technology education programs.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010
    [Providers] Learn to Drive Safely–Leveraging a Virtual World for Immersive Driver’s Ed
    But on a serious note, my oldest son is just learning to drive and providing him with a realistic models of driving situations with information about proper driving behavior is a good thing and something I want to encourage so he gains knowledge of how to be a good driver as quickly as possible.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 2010
    [Providers] Hanging Out In Chicago with Allison and Tony
    Allison gave a workshop on blended learning and provided great insights into different forms of blended learning and discussed the pros and cons of those options. Earlier this week, I had a chance to hang out with Allison Rossett and my co-author Tony. I've worked with Allison before for an ASTD event about Rapid eLearning. I always enjoy hanging out with her and gaining insight from her ideas and perspectives on learning.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2010
    [Providers] VenueGen Announces 3D Meetings for "Everyone"
    Virtual world provider, VenueGen , recently came out of private Beta to a public Beta (whatever that means) and loudly announced their virtual meeting platform. They call it both visually appealing and easy to use. It has been described as a lot more than Cisco’s WebEx meeting platform, and a lot less than Linden Labs’ Second Life virtual world. A man and his avatar.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2009
    [Providers] Teacher.Stepping Stone to Rock Star?
    I think teachers are rock stars anyway (several changed my life and provided inspiration without evening knowing it).but It appears that one way to become a rock star is to spend some time in the classroom honing your skills. but here are a few teachers who become real rock stars (they sold out.) Did you know that Gene Simmons taught sixth grade in Harlem before he became the world's most famous bass-playing demon. Or that Sting taught English, music, and soccer at St.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2009
    [Providers] Bored? Try Some Space Related Games
    NASA's Kid's Club site let's you build your own rocket You can also play, Space Shuttle Launch which provides math education as you need to solve a math problem to launch the rocket. In honor of the Apollo 11 flight, I have gathered a few space related games. A few are even educational. Take some time to relive the space flight with these games and even learn a few things in the process. Go to NASA's Kids Club to play all kinds of neat space games for elementary level kids. (I
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2009
    [Providers] Enterprisewide Development Application: STT Trainer
    The application allows you to create a demo of how a piece of software works or provide guided practice or even test the learner with no hints or help. The lesson layout screen for STT Trainer. I had a great conversation and demonstration the other day with Scott and Stephen from STT Trainer. The product supports rapid authoring of simulation-based training for IT applications. It is designed for collaborative development of simulations across an organization.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, MAY 11, 2009
    [Providers] E-Learning Tour
    On May 21, Tony Karrer of eLearning Technology is hosting and providing an E-Learning Tour of which I am participating by hosting the games and simulations leg of the tour. Abbott Bundy giving a tour. A full description of the tour and critical information is below. It is a great line up of current trends and concepts within the field and you should sign up if you've got the time, it will be highly informative.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2009
    [Providers] Server-Based Instructional Design Tool
    The tool allows subject matter experts scatter around the globe to comment on the course and provides great tracking of information as a course is being developed. Todd Osborn and Gabe Baumann from Landmark ASP Solutions presented a great tool for collaboratively developing a course using a server-based development platform. Gabe Baumann discussed how the tool allows for easy drag and drop of content right into the tool.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2006
    [Providers] Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Check Out BrainPOP
    I'll give you one, short, small educational pieces provided in an entertaining manner. There is a lot going on in terms of educating kids through the Internet, this same enthusiasm will be coming to an online training classes design for employees in the near future. As these "gamers" enter the workforce, they will want educational opportunities in the same vain as their educational games with which they are growing up.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2007
    [Providers] Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Future of E-Learning
    I will provide feedback and information on this blog so stay tuned for more information on ProtoSphere: Second Life for Learning __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content GuideI think the future of e-learning revolves, in a large way, around the use of 3D worlds and avatars.I'm m not the only one, IBM believes this as well.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2007
    [Providers] Out and About: Rapid E-Learning of Interest
    She provided wonderful examples of blending learning into the workflow for rapid learning on the job. Thank you to everyone who attended ASTD's Rapid E-Learning Seminar. The desire to learn more about rapid e-learning is obvious, we had the largest ASTD Webinar attendance to date, over 650 individuals. Allison Rossett did a wonderful job of talking about the Big Tent of e-learning and how we need to expand our thinking beyond courses to performance support systems.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2007
    [Providers] Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Interface Be Gone
    provided a provocative glimpse into the future but.it Interfaces, or the lack of interfaces seems to be a theme lately. I thought the posting, What Interface? was nothing compared to the concept of a helmet that reads your thoughts and then controls images on the screen to help you play video games without a controller. No joystick or controller, just put the helmut on your head and begin playing.with your mind. Emotiv System, Inc.,
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2007
    [Providers] Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Get the Glass
    The board game provides a nice storyline, multiple choice questions, interactivity and the "thrill" of being chased by the police. Did your mom always try to get you to drink your milk? She probably told you that drinking milk will help you grow up to be big and strong. If she was like my mom, she tried really hard but it was never any fun to drink my milk. I always wanted chocolate or even Pink Quick to make my milk taste better.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2007
    [Providers] Father and Son Second Life Presentation
    My work with games, gadgets and gizmos provides me with the perfect opportunity for connecting with my oldest son (now a teenager.it is everything they say it is) In fact, tomorrow he and I are co-presenting a workshop about Second Life at Bucknell University to a group of high school, middle school and elementary school teachers.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2007
    [Providers] CAC: Nathan Eckel
    The idea was to provide the SME with a basic understanding of ID. CAC kicked off with a presentation by Nathan Eckel (2006 alum) who presented on the process of "teaching ID" to a Subject Matter Expert (SME). The project was originally intended to create Tobacco Cessation videos and during that project Nathan worked with the SME to help him learn about the ID process. Nathan coached and mentored the client to give him enough knowledge to properly design and deliver solutions.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008
    [Providers] More on Good Presentations: Shout Out to Mike DePalma
    And he provides great information on how to give a good presentation complete with checklists, examples and resources. One of the pleasures of my job is seeing students create really neat and wonderful things and then having them point me to the latest software and web gadgets that make the creation possible. In fact, I am blogging today because of student named Waleed.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2008
    [Providers] Article: Online Communities Go Corporate
    The article also references an article by Susan Kish titled Virtual Worlds:Second Life and the Enterprise where she defines some terms and provides a great graphic showing the inter-relationships between MMORPGs, Metaverses and MMOLEs. A few weeks ago, I was interviewed along with a number of other folks for an online article about the corporate implications of virtual worlds. The resulting article is titled Online Communities Go Corporate:What Can Virtual Worlds Do For Your SME?
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 2008
    [Providers] Advantages of Immersive Learning
    The learning to be embedded in the proper context by providing a simulation of the actual environment in which the employee or learner will be working. Why are simulations and virtual worlds so effective for learning? Here are some possible answers. These environments allow: Practice of real world skills with rich feedback in a safe environment that does not impact real processes or customers.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2008
    [Providers] Google Announces "Chrome"
    Here are some articles on the topic: Google Chrome Answers the GreenBorder Mystery Google Chrome, Google's Browser Project (this article provides a great list of features of the Chrome.) On Labor Day, Google announced its widely rumored new browser to compete with Internet Explorer called Chrome. Interesting they used a comic book format to show off the features and functionality of the browser. looks like actual release/download date will be today at some point.)
  • YARDSTICK  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2015
    [Providers] Creating Quizzes that Support Learning
    ELearning provides an excellent platform for encouraging learners to engage in active recall. Recommended: Provide feedback. However, when you provide feedback that includes the correct answer, you are making sure that they can study the correct answer. It takes a lot of work to convince learners that rereading their notes is an inefficient way of studying.
  • PARADISO  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016
    [Providers] Why is Gamification in e-Learning So Famous?
    To keep their interest piqued, it is important to provide information that keeps them occupied. ‘A gamified course is worth a hundred non-gamified, plain, boring courses – Paradiso Solutions’. This ‘self-made-self-proclaimed’ quote holds absolute relevance, because it is a commonly observed behaviour that people tend to get bored easily, and more so when bombarded with plain information. Information that should be more of a dialogue, than a monologue.
  • PARADISO  |  FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016
    [Providers] Interactive Videos Have Just Gone Viral! Here’s Why
    If a response is not provided or is (in case of questions) incorrect, the video won’t proceed. Let’s cut straight to the chase, people are getting bored of information being bombarded on to them daily. This is mainly because the routine information is plain, stale and irrelevant. Let’s extrapolate this aspect of onslaught of lifeless information to people who are learners… think of the level of boredom they’ll face while at it… And we’ve not even broached the topic of e-learning yet.
  • PARADISO  |  FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016
    [Providers] Interactive Videos Have Just Gone Viral! Here’s Why
    If a response is not provided or is (in case of questions) incorrect, the video won’t proceed. Let’s cut straight to the chase, people are getting bored of information being bombarded on to them daily. This is mainly because the routine information is plain, stale and irrelevant. Let’s extrapolate this aspect of onslaught of lifeless information to people who are learners… think of the level of boredom they’ll face while at it… And we’ve not even broached the topic of e-learning yet.
  • PARADISO  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016
    [Providers] On Salesforce Moodle Integration: Particulars of the Craft!
    Paradiso Solutions, a provider of complete elearning solutions, brings to the table Salesforce Moodle integration. Before we proceed to speak more about Salesforce Moodle, Salesforce Totara or Salesforce LMS, a brief lowdown on who we are would be pragmatic. Paradiso Solutions is a heavily customized distributor of Moodle. We are delivering Salesforce Moodle / Totara / LMS solutions since 2007 to various clients – from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses.
  • PARADISO  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2016
    [Providers] Benefits of Moodleforce – Moodle Salesforce Integration!
    Moodle, the world renowned open source software that can provide personalized virtual learning environment for the educators, administrators and learners, now blends with Salesforce. Eggheads in the corporate industry will have at some point or the other must have come across the platform of Salesforce in their professional treadmill. And now, this acclaimed CRM software, Salesforce, weaves together with Moodle to form a typical integration, known as Moodleforce.
  • PARADISO  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
    [Providers] Why We Love a good User Interface (And You Should, Too!)
    Second, it should provide feedback to the user as he uses it. Paradiso Best LM S User Interface. Try to imagine a car with the best performing, most powerful engine out there. This car is quick, smooth and sounds incredible. But, also imagine it had the chassis and interior of an old Toyota. It could be the best car in the world, but you still wouldn’t buy it. User interface, like the chassis, is an integral part of the LMS platform. Boosts efficiency.
  • PARADISO  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015
    [Providers] What an offline player means for your learning community
    Despite being slow to encroach on SCORM’s territory, owing primarily to high adoption and development costs, Tin Can is beginning to see itself as a regular feature on new LMS platforms, and Paradiso Solutions is one of the first learning providers to make full use of Tin Can and the Offline Player. Wouldn’t it be great if everyone had access all the time to the stuff they have to learn? All you do is open your smartphone and it’s there waiting for you.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2009
    [Providers] Is it important to know instructional design to create SCORM compliant courses?
    The set of questions below were raised by a friend that triggered of the post that follows: If SCORM is a technical specification, does it interest, content providers, Instruction Designers, Project Managers ? Content providers will quickly see how SCORM helps implement reusable learning objects.
  • MOODLE JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012
    [Providers] e-Factor Conference
    A provider may deliver a combination of provision, such as: community learning, apprenticeships and courses where a qualification is the main learning aim. Inspection of the Quality of teaching, learning and assessment, and the impact it has on the quality of learning, provides direct evidence. The inspector will usually provide feedback to the person observed. Yesterday 27th June 2012 I went along to the RSC e-Factor “It’s all about the learner event” in London.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
    [Providers] Upgraded LMS Directory- More Vendors, New Add-ons!
    My latest LMS/LCMS directory provides a wealth of new information on 242 vendors. New columns – Does the vendor offer a trial? What social media platforms does the vendor use? If the vendor offers a trial, it will identify if known the length of the trial. If the vendor uses any social media, the name is listed (example: Twitter, Facebook, etc). All Links checked and verified – and updated when needed as of 9-29-10. Added over 25 new listings – from all over the world.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
    [Providers] Rapid Content Authoring Tool Template Comparison- Oranges to Oranges
    There are numerous categories, and under each category, I have provided either questions to ask your potential vendor OR examples that can be entered. Here is a template you can use when comparing rapid content authoring tools, and identifying which one will best serve your needs. If you scroll down the template, you will see where to enter the company info., product and pricing (is it for one license? Subscription?
  • LEARNNOVATORS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2013
    [Providers] Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 2)
    Then the course provided a list of terminology the would-be investigators had to learn. Then, as they asked questions and moved along within the investigation, the instructor provides both pieces of information related to the case and instructional information. The goal of the Fieldbook is to provide readers with more of a step-by-step examination of the way to craft a game, gamification experience or simulation.
  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016
    [Providers] When someone comes in and says, “We need training on …”
    Performance support : This level of structure provides support for those who “raise their hand” to ask for help. Management Support : Similar to performance support, this level of structure provides support for managers around coaching and mentoring their team. On-Demand Training : This more structured level provides training that is available to the learner when they choose to take it. This past week, we had the pleasure of hosting our final webinar of the year.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2009
    [Providers] Brain rules #3
    Develop adaptive software that provides an individsualised learning experience that is well suited to the particular learner. To compensate for this, the trainer needs to work hard to establish a climate of open communication, in which students can freely articulate their needs and provide feedback. Rule 3: Every brain is wired differently In this chapter, John Medina explains how every brain is different from every other: "When you learn something, the wiring in your brain changes."
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2007
    [Providers] Apples and Pears
    The VLE (Moodle, Blackboard, WebCT), on the other hand, is a tool for colleges, training providers and others who want to deliver (or at least support the delivery) of learning interventions online. Kineo , a UK-based e-learning provider, is providing this service for literally dozens of - yes, you guessed it - corporate clients. Yesterday eLearning Guild announced their Member's Choice Awards for Learning Management Systems (LMS).
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2008
    [Providers] Bloggers and belly dancing
    I was extremely optimistic that all we'd have to do is provide some forums and a wiki and then leave them to it. Fair enough, but you need a large community for the 1% to provide enough volume for the others to comment on or view. Provide alternative ways for networking to occur. One of my lasting memories of this week's Learning Technologies 2008 was a blogger's reunion dinner at a Persian restaurant just off Kensington High Street.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Providers] Engaging Participants 6: Development
    Keep in mind that a coach provides direction and advice in one area, such as a job function, while a mentor provides overall guidance on career progression. Engaging participants in each training program is very important, but you should always be aware of how to engage them in the way that each program fits into the overall curriculum – and the employee’s career path.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Providers] Engaging Participants 5: Training Materials
    On the other hand, if you are providing education on technical or operational processes, you may want participants to follow along in a manual – and take the manual with them when they leave. If you’ve provided tutorials in both live and virtual classrooms, these materials make great references going forward. Training materials can make a big impact on participant engagement, whether they are being used in the classroom or outside of it.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017
    [Providers] How to Upgrade Your Workforce Skill Level in 5 Easy Steps
    Create business books, seminars, and provide access to online resources on topics relevant to your business. Providing cross-departmental training can help you achieve a healthy balance in your organization. You can do a lot of things to ensure the success of your business. You can improve your products, invest in excellent marketing campaigns, grow your online visibility, and make sure that your customer service is outstanding, and so on.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, MAY 29, 2017
    [Providers] Engaging Participants 3: Classroom Engagement
    Most organizations still offer classroom training – it is effective, provides interaction, and provides a network for participants. But today’s learners are much different, not only because generations have changed but also because the environment is much harsher. As we know, today’s newest corporate learners don’t remember a time without computers or cell phones.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [Providers] Engaging Participants 1: Keys to Engagement
    Even if you are providing a multiple week “boot camp” style training, breaks for learners should come every 60 to 70 minutes. For example, general knowledge content that is provided by a live instructor can be modified to go into an online tutorial or a self-directed learning intervention. To begin our examination of engaging training participants, it’s necessary to look at the overall keys to engaging the adult learner.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2016
    [Providers] Will Crypto-Currencies replace Cash?
    The currency is able to provide the degree of security even beyond the credit card transactions, called cryptocurrency. CapitalWave provides online courses about Blockchain. A prediction by an Australian economic professor, regarding the replacement of paper cash by electronic currency like Bitcoin by next 10 years, raised a wave of concerns around the globe. I found this hottest buzz interesting and important enough to include in our Blockchain Week at yourtrainingedge.com [1].
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2016
    [Providers] Blockchain voting for shareholders as well as Elected Officials
    As per the latest blog post by the company, the voting machines presently used in the elections in the US are insecure, out of date, hard to use and mostly provided by a single vendor whose vote-counting software is proprietary. CapitalWave provides online courses about Blockchain. Is blockchain going to be introduced in voting and election? We shouldn’t be surprised if it happens.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2016
    [Providers] Blockchain voting for shareholders as well as Elected Officials
    As per the latest blog post by the company, the voting machines presently used in the elections in the US are insecure, out of date, hard to use and mostly provided by a single vendor whose vote-counting software is proprietary. CapitalWave provides online courses about Blockchain. Is blockchain going to be introduced in voting and election? We shouldn’t be surprised if it happens.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2016
    [Providers] Blockchain Impacts on Medical Care
    The patient through his or her profile, has complete control over medical information and can choose the information to be shared or viewed by the doctors or providers. CapitalWave provides online courses about Blockchain. This is the blockchain week on yourtrainingedge.com [1] and this article views the technology in terms of healthcare or medical care sector.
  • TOPYX LMS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2017
    [Providers] Is a Learning Management System Really Worth the Investment?
    By providing social/collaborative learning tools, an LMS facilitates brainstorming, teambuilding, and invention. Many LMS providers charge a fee per user once a client reaches a user cap. So do hundreds of other eLearning enthusiasts, LMS providers, and organizations. Is a learning management system, or an LMS, really worth the investment? This is a question many corporate leaders are asking themselves. A learning management system is a significant investment.
  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017
    [Providers] Curated Insights: Busting Workplace Learning Myths
    She rightly explains that good microlearning design can provide the right information to the right person at the right time, in order to better engage modern workers and deliver high-value learning experiences. Rather, we must provide clear, polite feedback along with justification for our position. Here are a few more resources that provide solid insights you can use to overcome popular learning myths: Design for How People Learn by Julie Dirksen.
  • EI DESIGN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
    [Providers] Free eBook: How To Create A Meaningful And Engaging Compliance Course
    In the free eBook How To Create A Meaningful And Engaging Compliance Course , I have provided insights on why compliance courses tend to be boring and what learning strategies work in compliance trainings. Through 3 articles featuring examples and case studies, this free eBook provides insights on: What can be done to instill the spirit of “why comply?” The compliance mandate is usually associated with mundane training sessions.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
    [Providers] How Managers Add Value Part 3 Redirecting Regression
    Clearly there are no magic answers in the back of the book on this one, but at a very high level consider the following advice: Treat People Where They Are, Not Where They Used To Be: There can be a tendency when a top performer misses a conference call, is late for an important meeting or turns in work that is acceptable, but not up to historical standards, to over-empathize and provide rationale (e.g., “She’ll This is the third and final blog in the series, “How Managers Add Value.”
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
    [Providers] Learning Language on the Web
    The following provides a nice article of how people are learning language on the web. Because they provide a way for learners to overcome the fear of initially speaking to others in a foreign language, learners may be more willing to practice for real, which of course will aid their learning
  • RAPID ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
    [Providers] Build Effective E-Learning Courses Using These Simple Tips
    To take away some risk, we also provided an option of reviewing the technology before making a choice. In December, LINGOs announced the first global giveback campaign , which paired elearning developers with humanitarian organizations that needed some elearning courses produced. Like many of you, David Anderson and I took up the challenge and volunteered to create a course for Christian Aid. For this project, we had no budget with limited time and resources.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2013
    [Providers] SPOCS are just another name for.
    And when you have a test, have you had students who pass it, with minimally showing up or just showing up for the last class, where you provide a “study guide” in preparation for the exam? Have you heard the news? The latest news when it comes to online courses brought forth from some of the biggest universities around? Nope, it isn’t MOOCs, because you know that was so many people taking these courses with this amazing content that was linear in design.
  • CD2 LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017
    [Providers] CD2 Learning Platform Updates
    The Resource Library allows organizations and individuals to curate content assets from a variety of sources; providing just-in-time access to materials, supporting continuous learning and development. Over first quarter of 2017, the CD2 Learning (CD2) development team has been hard at work updating our Learning Content Management System (LCMS) platform by enhancing and extending existing features, along with building out brand new capabilities.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016
    [Providers] Banking on Diversity to Fill the Talent Pipeline
    Wallin awards scholarships to alleviate the rising costs of college attendance but also provides continuous counseling, something that Wallin Executive Director Susan Basil King said is essential to student success. Bank chooses 10 Wallin scholars every year to support, which includes providing a summer internship or a job after graduation if they want it. Katie Lawler, senior vice president, deputy general counsel at U.S. Bank, with Saadiya Abdiqadir, a U.S.
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2015
    [Providers] How to Implement a Corporate Wide Story-Based Learning
    Implementation Tips Small Lesson Changes - Easier to Implement Using a small or micro Story-Based Lesson like the "My Declined Credit Card" , provide opportunities to change small sections of your content. In the workshops that I conducted on Story-based eLearning Design , participants constantly ask: How do we implement Story-Based Learning in our entire company or in various forms of our learning? There is no one sure-fire answer to accomplish this.
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
    [Providers] "Distorting Reality" for Learners
    Doing this will provide meaning and help learners to value the facts. Most content are unnatural. It emanates from a higher plain with an objective source and is written in a perfect world. Hence most content is not understood by people. On the other hand, certain content that people understand may not be really recognized immediately as content. These are ordinary things we see, feel, touch, smell and use every day. Factual vs Real-Life Content ̶ Which One Works?
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013
    [Providers] The Power of Metaphors in eLearning
    While the film uncovers the many facets of the 16th President of the United States both as a man and as an emancipator, it provides a glimpse into how other Americans stood by or stood against Lincoln. Synthesis: In the film, Lincoln , President Lincoln and Thaddeus Stevens used the power of metaphors to solve two crucial historical stand-offs during the American civil war.
  • MINDFLASH  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016
    [Providers] The Importance of Storytelling in eLearning
    Create a story provides relevant context that supports immediate applicability and interest. “ If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.”. Rudyard Kipling , The Collected Works. The most effective way to convey information in eLearning is to get your audience to care about the content, connect with the content, and to commemorate the content. This can be done through storytelling. Storytelling is the most fundamental form of communication.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2009
    [Providers] performance.learning.productivity: Getting to the Core of Learning Content in the Internet Age
    Knowledge may provide scaffolding, but we’ve learned over the past 30 years or so that most of the knowledge we need to ‘do’ doesn’t have to be stored in our heads. In fact, doing so simply distracts and consumes time – which may be a benefit to the providers of learning courses and events, but is of little use in the process of improving performance. There is an argument that we all need to learn less if we want to know more.
  • PDG   |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2016
    [Providers] A Pragmatist’s Guide to Innovation, Part 1
    An innovation needs to provide me with value that is significantly beyond the way I currently do things, or allows me to do something useful that I can’t do now. Sometimes, the tiniest feature change can create enormous value (and the most enormous, expensive changes can provide no value at all). The Big Picture. Innovation is good, right? That’s the one unassailable truth of business, of course. Puppies are cute. Cake is delicious. Innovation is good.
  • LEARNING REBELS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2016
    [Providers] The 2015 Kaizen Adventure
    I wanted to develop more webinars, workshops and provide more content that is meaningful. While I cannot say this shift instantly made me independently wealthy, I do feel better about the work I’m providing. I then shifted the blog to provide longer content that is more meaningful but posted less frequently. Another year, another kaizen adventure. Well, not just one adventure – a whole host of adventures and FYI – I am referring to changes as adventures.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
    [Providers] Three by three
    Now, underpinning this trilogy is another trilogy, those factors that provide a foundation. Strategy is systematically aligning what the L&D group is doing with the business needs, measuring what’s happening, and providing a growth path. I’ve been thinking about what are the core elements involved in making an organization successful, and it’s beginning to sort out in a new way for me. And I wanted to run it by you and see what you thought.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
    [Providers] Making Tweeps
    These are where Tweeps in a specific community, like learning and development or health care providers, etc. I will applaud great service from stores and restaurants, but I also provide my criticisms when necessary. I having been using Twitter for several years now and still loving it. The only issue I have are the challenges of getting others to adopt it. For me, Twitter is a great tool in my personal life and also a fantastic workplace tool.
  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017
    [Providers] #ATD2017 in 1 Word: Microlearning
    Microlearning has exploded onto the L&D scene in the past year as teams continue to realize that traditional approaches are no longer working and they need new ideas for supporting their organizations and providing clear value to the bottom line. Organizations continue to struggle when trying to provide on-demand access to information that can help employees improve performance in the moment of need.
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
    [Providers] More cool e-learning for kids (and their grown-ups)
    They even have a seaquaria to house local critters for closer inspection (urchins, crabs, spot prawns…may also provide a sushi buffet should we even get locked in the school). . Image via Wikipedia. I noticed that a post of mine cool e-learning for kids got a few hits a day, fairly consistently, so I thought it must be time for a follow up.
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [Providers] Back to school in an ideal world?
    Sugata Mitra’s TED talk (click image to get to video) has been making the rounds and he describes that in many cases, learning is self-organized (and that educational technology should be provided to the remote areas first) – including: Learning Conversations , Upside Learning , and numerous Twitter RTs. Hands up for all you parents who schlepped your kid(s) back to school this week. (How How many of you felt the urge to actually put your hand up?
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
    [Providers] Train & develop employees = not one but three roles
    There was a lull during the recession where organizations could sit back smugly and think: “those schmucks should just be glad to have a job, so I don’t really have to worry about providing anything beyond your basic pay. I attended a webinar a couple of weeks ago, by Future of Talent Institute and Verna Allee was the speaker.
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010
    [Providers] My first foray into the Big Question
    I love that the smartphones of today are more capable of providing performance support than ever before. Learning Circuits blog posts a question each month to generate discussion. I have volunteered to be an online community steward for BC HRMA’s online community, and I thought this would be good practice for me! February’s Big Question: Instruction in an Information Snacking Culture? Well, it’s a 3 part question, really.
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011
    [Providers] How do you fight inert knowledge? Develop quality instruction…
    By providing the learner instruction through separate channels, the brain is able to create and store separate representations of information. It was brought up in the AECT/UGA ITForum recently that it’s not how many facts anyone has in their long term memory that is important, instead it is the ability to [recall] them when needed. Last week, I mentioned when discussing “dual coding” that….
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011
    [Providers] Fostering Creative Design Opportunities
    I found an article by Scott McDowell— Developing Your Creative Practice: Tips from Brian Eno which provides some excellent takeaways which I would like to apply to my profession as an instructional designer. The other day we discussed how a designer’s creativity often happens during their downtime… but we are always on. So what do we do?
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
    [Providers] How do students find people to connect with in a MOOC? Do they even need to?
    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! ). At the 2013 MOOC Research Initiative Conference back in December, Carolyn Rosé Associate Professor of the Language Technologies Institute and Human-Computer Interaction Institute for Carnegie Mellon University was interviewed by Phil Hill from Stanford University.
  • GEENIO  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2015
    [Providers] Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 5 – Evaluation
    Carrying out evaluation following the Kirkpatrick model is time-consuming and not always cheap, but it provides valuable insight into whether it is worthwhile to continue a training program and whether it will deliver the expected results and earn back the money spent on it, so that you can make the correct choice. Wow, we’ve come a long way! We started our journey by studying the target audience, formulating the learning goals, and performing technical analysis.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014
    [Providers] How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2
    The main difference between blogging and discussion forums is that discussion forums are less structured, while blogs provide a more formal way for learners to articulate their ideas and receive feedback from others. The main purpose of microblogging in MOOCs is to provide opportunities for synchronous interaction, such as a once-a-week live conversation. Microblogging and live webinars provide great ways for learners to converse with subject matter experts.
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