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WEB COURSEWORKS [Providers] 5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014
Individuals with disabilities, who are members of the public seeking information or services from a Federal agency, to have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to that provided to the public who are not individuals with disabilities. Accessible PDFs: NASWA and DOL provided accessible versions of downloadable PDF with proper tags and readable text (no scanned text or images). 3) Provide a Transcript for Voiceover Audio.
JOOMLALMS [Providers] December 8, 2014 - The Unconventional Guide to Handling a Successful ELearning Webinar
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014
However, there is a knack to holding an affective webinar and today’s article can provide some advice on the web conference preparing and holding users’ attention. The Unconventional Guide to Handling a Successful ELearning Webinar. Webinars and web conferences became an integral part of eLearning process and for a long time already have been perceived as an alternative to live communication the distance education is missing.
- [Providers] Power vs Ease of Use: Do We Need to Choose One?
How do the template designers maintain the ease of use and yet provide powerful features that the course designer can control? Element Size and Placement : Provide control to the course designer over the placement of whole elements, not just text labels, images, buttons and videos. Text Hyperlinks: When there is a need to provide additional information that wouldn't fit the real estate of the interaction, a text hyperlink is the best way out.
INSYNC TRAINING [Providers] 101 Tips to Motivate the Virtual Learner: Rewards and Recognition
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
Motivation Category 8: Provide Rewards and Recognition for Virtual Learning Participation and Success. This is the ninth post in a series of eleven which will examine how to motivate the virtual learner. The first post introduces the series. It feels great to answer a question correctly, and to receive positive feedback from facilitators and peers. Participants often don''t expect positive reinforcement from virtual courses.
EXPERIENCING ELEARNING [Providers] Scaffolding in Microlearning
| THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017
Duolingo provides contextual help. One way Duolingo provides contextual help is by providing hints for specific words. As you progress, you do more open-ended typing without the scaffolding of provided choices. You could use this technique in other short practice modules by providing easier practice with forced choices at the beginning. A final option for scaffolding is to provide a series of microlearning modules.
RAPTIVITY [Providers] 4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
This post provides four quick steps on how to create a winning eLearning portfolio. If you already have a portfolio, use these steps to update it. Your next eLearning opportunity may hinge on an updated winning portfolio! Locate all [.]. Authoring Tool eLearning tools training eLearning projects eLearning samples online samples training projects
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning
| TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016
Universities, private colleges, technical institutes and all kinds of private online learning providers can offer courses commit a lot of time, effort, and money into developing their online learning programs, increasing the amount of pressure on learning departments to turn a profit. Did you know you can use the Moodle learning management system to make money?
ONTUITIVE [Providers] ROI: The Most Difficult Metric!
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013
But, the real question is, can you truly make the connection between what you are providing to the business and how that has improved the bottom line Do you know what the impact of your training efforts are on the organization? Are you measuring them? "Of Of course!" you say. "We We have all kinds of data supporting what we do!"
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] An Advanced LMS Reporting Solution for Moodle
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2015
To celebrate the launch of this highly anticipated Analytika release, we are providing a special offer. We announced a few months ago that Lambda Analytika™ for Moodle was on its way, Well, it's finally here, and it comes with a plethora of new features and functions. If you purchase Lambda Analytika before December 21st 2015, your first 6 months is on us! Take advantage of this offer by clicking the button below. learning analytics Moodle Moodle
DOCEBO [Providers] 3 Simple ways to gamify your online learning
| THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016
Provide great feedback that shows learners where they went wrong and gives them a chance to try again, keeping them motivated to continue learning. Use film and audio to provide interaction. Make challenges achievable and provide feedback and branching navigation to keep the course relevant and engaging. He helps large companies and online training providers use Elucidat to simplify and speed up their authoring process.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Webinar Features & Integrations
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
This Moodle LMS integration provides seamless use of Adobe Connect Pro directly in Moodle.This is done by adding an activity instance and providing the meeting name, url (optional), start time, end time, meeting template and a public or private meeting setting. When provided access through the meeting link, it's a simple click of a button and away you go! Moodle Adobe Connect.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Understanding Learning Intelligence
| TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
In the early days of nearly every software innovation, there tends to be a huge spike in provider’s trying to solve the identified market problems. Product marketers task themselves with creating new ways of explaining the innovation — sometimes using indecipherable jargon to explain it! data learning
ADOBE CAPTIVATE [Providers] Reviewing Adobe Captivate 2017 Responsive Output
| TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017
Captivate 2017 (and 9 really) provide great options for you to preview your responsive courses. But did you know your Reviewers can see the course at almost any size by using ReviewMyElearning.com? Blog Uncategorized 2017 captivate 2017 fluid boxes Responsive
G-CUBE [Providers] Design Your E-Learning Course Using Gagné’s Nine Events Of Instruction
| THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
Providing learning guidance. Providing feedback. Provide learning guidance. Various methods to provide guidance include: → Offer instructional support in the form of scaffolds, which can be removed after students learn the content. Provide analogies and case studies based on real-world applications. To follow the behaviorist approach of e-learning, most industry experts have adopted Gagné’s 9 Events of Instruction.
G-CUBE [Providers] Micro-learning Through The Mobile Platform: Is That Where Learning Is Heading?
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
This provides the learner concise and relevant information that is easy to retain and later, apply. Micro-learning when delivered through the mobile platform , becomes more accessible and provides an opportunity for learning, anywhere and anytime. This encourages learners to focus on their learning and provides an opportunity to learn when required, for instance when going in for a presentation, or when in doubt over a particular topic.
- [Providers] Getting a Head Start with Mobile Interactions
Then there are interactive quizzes that test knowledge and provide feedback. You can also provide ready reference materials for the people on the go. These interactions, together with memory aids available in the Raptivity HTML5 Turbopack released earlier, provide a rich variety of templates that suit a large number of instructional goals.
LEARNDASH [Providers] ADDIE Model Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013
As you can expect, it has received a lot of attention from the community – some criticizing it, others providing praise. For those of you who are new to the field, or just want a reminder, the infographic below (provided by Nicole Legault) provides a nice overview. Anyone who is actively involved with instructional design has at some point used the ADDIE model (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate) for their course development.
G-CUBE [Providers] e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2014
So, if the learners are more accustomed to learning with an instructor, a virtual mentor can be introduced, which can provide the ‘human’ element in the course. Providing examples and case studies: By citing case studies and real-life examples, we can help the learner to fully understand the impact of changing his or her behavior and complying with the suggested set of rules/regulations. This experiential approach is fundamental for providing and encouraging engaged learning.
UPSIDE LEARNING [Providers] How To Choose An Authoring Tool For Your HTML eLearning Development
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
Their key strength – they are able to provide an excellent library of ready templates and resources. Lectora11, Captivate 7, and Articulate Storyline are the top tools that come to mind for HTML elearning development. But do you know which one is best for your project? Read on… Let’s begin with evaluating each of these […]. eLearning Development Authoring Tool HTML eLearning
EJ4 ELEARNING [Providers] The Benefits of Having a Management Training Program
| TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015
Management training, whether it occurs after a promotion or as a continued program, can provide your leadership staff with additional skills they''ll use to better run their teams. The post The Benefits of Having a Management Training Program appeared first on. eLearning Leadership Performance Improvement Training & Education
KAPP NOTES [Providers] Four Articles & Papers Defining this thing called #Gamification
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
In the article, the authors provide insight into several different ways in which individuals and organizations have defined “Gamification” The author, Ivan Mosca (Università di Torino), writes. Does gamification provide an opportunity to help schools solve difficult problems related to motivation and engagement. This chapter provides a broad definition of gamification and argues that gamification and serious games are not that different.
WEB COURSEWORKS [Providers] CME Blended Learning: CHEST 2013
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013
CHEST 2013 showcased ACCP’s dedication to provide high-tech and high quality continuing education opportunities for their members. Web Courseworks team members were thrilled to visit the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) annual conference this week. As demonstrated at the conference, ACCP uses Coursestage (Web Courseworks’ LMS platform) in effective ways: share online content to […]. eLearning
TOM SPIGLANIN [Providers] Microlearning: Fab or Fad?
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
While the above detail only touches on some of the aspects of creating a full elearning product, it serves to provide stark contrast with the microlearning development process. As part of a larger product, any one chunk of content may require knowledge or context provided by earlier chunks in the overall sequence. Microlearning, in contrast, stands alone and provides its own context where needed. There’s a new buzzword in town, and it’s name is microlearning.
SHIFT ELEARNING [Providers] 3 Big Don’ts When Converting Instructor-Led Training to eLearning
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015
With benefits like automation, consistent messaging, wider reach, and the ability to provide 24/7 learning, eLearning is an option that more and more companies have started to embrace. But now what do you do with those PowerPoint slides that you created ages ago and had been delivering to your employees since then? If that training program is effective, don’t ditch it. You can convert it into an eLearning program without reinventing the wheel.
I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED [Providers] Free eBook: 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity
| TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
eLearning veterans such as Cammy Bean , Sean Bengry , Tom Bunzel , Paul Clothier , Sarah Gilbert , Amy Jokinen , Amy Leis , Susan O'Connell , Erick Summa , Kevin Siegel and Deborah Thomas provide 68 tips for making sure eLearners are fully engaged.
INSYNC TRAINING [Providers] Reengaging Learners Using Gamification and Game-Based Learning
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2016
Karl Kapp, gamification expert and friend of InSync Training, recently helped BYTE session attendees "solve the case of the disengaged learner," and provided detailed recommendations for effectively including games in our instructional designs. BYTE Session Recap.
COMMLAB INDIA [Providers] How to Design Online Assessments to Measure Training Effectiveness
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2017
This blog provides a framework to design web-based assessments to measure your workforce’s learning. eLearning Design online assessments
G-CUBE [Providers] Spaced Learning for Corporate Trainings: Increasing Impact and Retention
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
Spaced learning provides multiple learning opportunities, which over time, re-enforces learning impact. Spaced learning provides many training instances which help learners change accordingly. Providing context and examples : To keep the learning interesting, the learning content can be presented multiple times in a completely different format, making sure that the core concepts remain same. Spaced learning provides information in short bursts, spaced over time.
ABSORB LMS [Providers] The Biggest Myths in Learning and Development
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
This led to a lifelong career in learning technology as a content developer, entrepreneur, consultant, analyst, and now technology provider. You too, may believe the following learning and development myths: MYTH ONE: Most organizations provide some type of training to their workforce. A large percentage of organizations I speak with provide no formal training. MYTH TWO: Organizations that do provide training have embraced online learning.
BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE [Providers] When Remembering Really Matters – New White Paper from Sharon Boller
| TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
You’ll learn more about how to apply these strategies, and the research behind them, in the white paper: Provide frequent, spaced intervals of learning instead of “glops” or “unrepeated waves.” ” Provide multiple repetitions. Provide immediate feedback for mistakes, and make sure learners get it right before moving forward.
KAPP NOTES [Providers] 7 Game and Gamification Guidelines for Your Organization
| MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
Provide professional development for trainers and instructional designers to successfully integrate games, gamification and game-based thinking into their instruction. Use the data captured through games and gamification experiences of the learner to provide personalized interventions and instruction as needed. Games and gamified systems can provide rich data on learner performance but must be monitored and leveraged properly to provide the desired learning impact.
ID REFLECTIONS [Providers] Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2016
Uber taps into existing resources providing people – both the suppliers and the buyers – with a platform to connect. Against this backdrop, technology is providing us with an opportunity to re-imagine and redefine workplace learning and our role as business partners, thought leaders, and change agents. L&D and the organization’s role will be to provide a highly-efficient sharing system and encourage participation. Designing courses is passé!
SPARK YOUR INTEREST [Providers] Performance equation
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2015
Provide training and simulate a realistic environment where they can practice. Provide coaching and feedback. Within an organization, it’s also important that you specifically target management to set and communicate expectations and provide timely feedback. However, building a training solution that includes guidance for managers around setting expectations, providing feedback and ensuring that they are aware of the training itself can avoid some performance problems.
MLEVEL [Providers] 3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Connectivity
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
They provide a seamless, on-demand, and mobile experience for learners, while giving you the luxury of building a course one time for multiple devices, without all the extra heavy lifting (Spoiler alert: no coding experience required!). Providing high class quality for your games, videos, and learning activities whether you’re team Apple, team Android, or using your desktop. Let’s talk about connectivity and why it’s important.
LEARNKIT [Providers] Microlearning: What is it? And What Benefits does it Offer?
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
In this post, our goal is to cover the basics and leave you with an understanding of: What Microlearning is and the benefits it can provide. Since this method of learning provides small bits of knowledge at a time, it’s best used for delivering information that learners need to retain. What are the benefits that Microlearning can provide? Traditional classroom training often provides little to no long term takeaways for learners.
MLEARNING REVOLUTION [Providers] Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]
| FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012
Infographics provide an aesthetically-pleasing way of presenting complex information quickly, clearly and cleanly. On the one hand, mobile apps provide more possibilities because developers can make use of features like location services, camera, gyroscope, accelerometer, etc., Only then can a business truly tell which mobile method will provide more value, advantages, and opportunities with the massive mobile market.
- [Providers] 70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices
Of course structured and directed ‘formal’ learning can help, but it rarely, if ever, provides the complete answer. It’s also important because the 70:20:10 framework provides a way to integrate currently disparate development activities – such as leadership programmes, informal coaching and mentoring, and the extraction of learning from work through conversations, communities, sharing, reflective practice and other actions.
COURSEARC [Providers] Color Contrast
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2016
WebAIM provides a great tool for checking the color contrast of your background and foreground colors. One of the accessibility requirements is to ensure that the visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 7.1 to meet the AAA standard. WebAIM Contrast Checker. Accessibility eLearning Tools accessibility color contrast Section 508 WebAIM
GYRUS [Providers] The Difference between Training and Development.
| TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
Think of this way- training is mostly provided to teach new skills while development focuses on improving existing skills. Both training and development are required to work hand in hand for providing the right skills and knowledge to employees and help them get the most of it for both organizations benefit as well as their own progression.
TORRANCE LEARNING [Providers] Life and Learning in a Post-SCORM World
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016
” The short of it is, xAPI provides the means to track far more about the learning experience (not just the course) than ever before. As learning professionals, we’ve lived in a SCORM world for a least the past decade; SCORM being the set of standards for sharing and tracking learning content. But the world has started to evolve, and these days, it’s abuzz with talk of xAPI. Not as familiar with xAPI? Click here.). We’re pretty geeked about xAPI ourselves.
- [Providers] The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem
What I’d meant by ‘learning delivery’ was ‘providing the resources and environments that help learning and, by inference, improved performance, to occur’. We know also that practice is critical for retention, and that spaced practice has been shown to provide an effective mechanism to help memory retention over the longer term, so we can recall when we need it. During a meeting at Cambridge University around 30 years ago I was thoroughly chastised by a Cambridge academic.
MLEARNING REVOLUTION [Providers] Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012
NOTE : Participants will be provided with a 100+ page PDF , which includes Slides, Hands-on Exercises, Best Practices and Resources. The URL and the Agenda will be provided after you register. After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training?
B ONLINE LEARNING [Providers] Anything is Possible with Articulate Storyline
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2015
The design for each module was provided to […]. B Online Learning was recently engaged by the Association of Independent Schools of NSW (AIS) to assist in building four modules as part of the online component of the Early Literacy Project. This project aims to promote the explicit teaching of early literacy skills in independent schools.
CLO MAGAZINE [Providers] Quit Stealing Careers
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2015
If employees can’t use the learning you provide to develop in their current role — and advance to the next
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] What's Difference Between Blended Learning and Flipped Classroom Learning?
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016
In this blog, we will provide you with an overview of blended learning and flipped classrooms, as well as a few best practices for implementing each one! If you've ever confused blended learning with flipped classroom learning (or vice versa), you're not alone. While the two methods have some overlapping components, and a common objective, they are each unique in their execution.
DOCEBO [Providers] 8 Best Practices For Designing Gamified eLearning Experiences
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016
Be sure to limit the amount of introductory points you award, as providing too many can diminish the value of your eLearning course and decrease their extrinsic motivation. With Docebo’s rich set of gamification features, it’s easy to not only provide a gamified learning experience, but you can also provide real-life incentives for performance, beyond virtual badges. How To Design Gamified eLearning Experiences.
MLEVEL [Providers] Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
The natural next step has been to bring in a consultancy to help build out the extra 20% that the LMS did not provide to try and get the LMS to a state where it would be usable (and useful) for the entire organization. But, with the evolution of cloud technologies, L&D has started to realize that it is ok (if not preferred) to work with smaller systems to try bite-sized chunks of learning objectives using simpler tools such as mLevel to provide a micro-learning approach.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Children's Hospital of Wisconsin| I Heart Moodle Series
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015
The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) provides eLearning programs focused in healthcare education to students across the state in grades K4-8. How Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Reduced Bullying in Schools by 49% with Moodle. Educating over 95,000 students, teachers and parents on Moodle, CHW’s free, fun, and interactive eLearning programs exemplify proven success in decreasing bullying, injuries, obesity and drug use.
INSYNC TRAINING [Providers] Microlearning Use Cases
| THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017
Microlearning provides a viable approach for many training content pieces and learner support resources. Carla Torgerson provided a helpful use case that will guide you towards best practice during her informative BYTE session, Embracing Microlearning in Your Ecosystem. Are you moving towards blended learning with your modern instructional designs? On the surface, microlearning may not sound like a universally accessible option. “My
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Luke's Place | I Heart Moodle Series
| THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015
Internally, their focus is on the development of a specialized response to support abused women in this difficult and challenging process, including providing individual service and group support. For this purpose, Moodle is used to deliver training and provide legal support to workers, as well as deliver a number of professional development services to community workers in Ontario. How Luke's Place Makes a Positive Impact with Moodle.
EXPERIENCING ELEARNING [Providers] When Is Audio Narration Helpful?
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2015
It might be enough to simply provide a transcript or closed captions in those situations so people who don’t need it can ignore or turn off the text. I usually don’t provide audio feedback on practice activities to give people a break. I’ll sometimes provide other kinds of interaction or content delivery to provide a break from the audio (tabs or “click to reveal” text).
KAPP NOTES [Providers] Combining ID and Marketing
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2009
Including knowing the audience, providing the benefit of the knowledge and providing the content in the best possible light. Cliff showing how to convert a text-heavy slide into an engaging piece. Cliff Sobel of The Phoenix Group discussed how his team took rather boring and technical slides and converted the content into exciting, engaging and interactive presentation. Cliff explained how instructional technology and marketing are very similar in needs and design considerations.
ASSOCIATION ELEARNING [Providers] Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now
| THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016
Once again Gamification tops the list of eLearning trends for 2016, as more training departments and continuing education providers seek new methods to engage learners and increase retention. All LMS providers will be expected to provide a mobile responsive platform this year. Competency-based training programs provide learners with a learning path that compliments their career path, providing a road map for their professional journey.
CLIVE ON LEARNING [Providers] Compelling content hooks you in and won't let go
| MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2015
No regrets : a short film which provides insights into good blended learning design. Compelling challenges provide us with the incentive and the opportunity to put our learning into practice and to revisit our assumptions and attitudes. We are told that learners are no longer able to concentrate on content that's more than four or five minutes long. And there's no doubt that, when it comes to consuming information, we'd prefer it concise.
KAPP NOTES [Providers] Web 2.0
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2009
This presentation discussed how Sharepoint is used to provide Web 2.0 Development time was shortened They had the ability to provided the most current content in a highly regulated environment. tools for large organizatons. Rachel and Nick discuss using Sharepoint as a Web 2.0 product within their organizations. The team of Troychock and Troychock (Nick and Rachel) presented on the topic of using Web 2.0 technologies for online learning.
OPENSESAME [Providers] SilkRoad and OpenSesame Expand Partnership to Include International Courses
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based, end-to-end HR Solutions, has chosen OpenSesame to expand its online course offerings abroad. OpenSesame will provide 50 international courses from respected training provider Cegos to support SilkRoad’s award winning learning management system GreenLight in Europe and Asia.
LEARNKIT [Providers] Franchise Custom Elearning Development
| TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
Elearning provides consistent, interactive and cost-effective training programs distributed across all of your franchise locations. Whether you are looking to expedite a new franchise start-up, provide ongoing education for franchisees and their employees, or create user accountability for specific investments, every elearning initiative is aligned to business metrics that contribute to bottom-line business performance.
SOCIAL LEARNING [Providers] Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012
Provide Access to performance support/knowledge”. But instead of focusing on the technology (and its perceived limits), we in the learning community should think about the huge potential of mobile learning to engage the user, and provide “just in time” content in manageable, “bite-sized” packages. By focusing on the advantages mobile learning provides, we can begin to think proactively about how to leverage mobile learning to capitalize on these benefits.
B ONLINE LEARNING [Providers] eLearning Blunders
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014
The purpose of the challenge was to highlight blunders found in eLearning courses and Articulate Community members provided many great examples of what […]. Blunder: a stupid or careless mistake. Alternative words: mistake, error, gaffe, fault, slip, oversight, inaccuracy, botch. This post was inspired by David Anderson’s eLearning challenge #32: Death, Taxes and E-Learning Mistakes.
KAPP NOTES [Providers] User Interface Considerations for Learning #Games
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
The interface should provide the feeling of immersion of the learner into the environment of the game. Second, user interfaces need to provide feedback to the learner. Third, the user interface needs to provide the learner with control. need to provide feedback to the players and obvious reaction to a learner action. In a learning game, the user interface needs to do three things for learning games.
INSYNC TRAINING [Providers] What Makes a Great Virtual Classroom Producer? Advice from an Expert
| TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016
InSync Training’s team includes a group of fantastic virtual classroom producers, or assistant facilitators, who provide professional event support to our clients, and our Certificate course and Workshop facilitators. They keep learners on track, and transform virtual training programs into fast-moving, trouble-free interactive events. In this guest post, Helen Fong, our Lead Producer, shares her wisdom about this important, but often overlooked, role.
UPSIDE LEARNING [Providers] Responsive eLearning Design – Why It Matters
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014
I talk to learning and development professionals daily about the challenges of providing learning that is engaging, relevant, and oh by the way – can be delivered right where and when people need it, which is most often on the go … the quintessential definition of Performance Support (PS).
- [Providers] Development Mindsets and 70:20:10
If HR and learning & performance professionals are working with something that’s both a basic human driver, and whose impact on achieving it provides a kick like a horse, then maybe this is something we should be actively exploiting in our organisations. Without ‘growth mindset’ people, organisations end up providing products and services to a world that is in the past. Professor Carol Dweck is a psychologist at Stanford University and the prime force behind mindset theory.
DOCEBO [Providers] How To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization
| TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016
Employees are the lifeblood of your organization, which is why it’s crucial to provide them with the online tools and resources they need to achieve success. A mentor serves as someone who can offer support and guidance when necessary, as well as provide invaluable feedback if the employee needs to improve their performance behaviors. 3- Provide optional online training materials. 5 Tips To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Evaluating the Impact of eLearning - Kirkpatrick's Model
| FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015
Additionally, having the ability to measure improvements in job performance will provide valuable data for measuring cost-benefits to the organization. We teamed up with Limestone Learning on Wednesday to deliver a webinar on Measuring the Value of Training, and Turning Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation Upside Down. Measuring the value of training is a very complex process, but it is an essential component to any learning program.
THE ELEARNING COACH [Providers] Best Practices In Blended Learning
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
But now that technology offers so many varied options, a blended approach has evolved to mean the use of more than one delivery method to provide and enhance training and support. Originally, blended learning referred to adding an online component to instructor-led training or classroom education. This is the way of the future. Advantages of […] Post from: The eLearning Coach Best Practices In Blended Learning. eLearning 2.0
EXPERIENCING ELEARNING [Providers] Motivating Learners to Look Up Compliance Policies Themselves
| TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
Let’s say you’re creating training for managers on providing reasonable accommodations for disabilities. You might compare how the laws have evolved over time, define the terminology, and list some common reasonable accommodations you could provide. ” The “Ask HR” option leads to a conversation with an HR specialist explaining the policy and providing advice.
LEARNDASH [Providers] 9-Step Instructional Process that Just Works
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
The steps are not meant to be absolute rules, but they do provide a a good place to start during the creation process. Provide Learner Guidance – Provide guidance strategies like examples, case studies, apologies, and mnemonic devices to help learners store the new information in their long-term memories. This provides an opportunity for learners to confirm their understanding, and even to fail in a safe environment.
- [Providers] Enhancing Interactions with Media Elements
With this, course developers are increasingly feeling the need to provide additional information elements within interactions. Templates can however be limiting when it comes to providing additional content elements. Now suppose the tutorial designer wants to provide a link to a Wikipedia article on Android - or to a Youtube video featuring the phone device. This feature set provides advanced flexibility to Raptivity.
INSYNC TRAINING [Providers] New Whitepaper - Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics
| MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
Virtual training design doesn’t need to be difficult – but designers do need a working knowledge of the features and tools each virtual classroom provides. In this white paper, we’ll be sharing high-level summaries of virtual classroom tools, including chat, breakout rooms, whiteboards, application sharing, synchronized web browsing, and survey and feedback tools. Virtual Classroom Engagement
YOUR TRAINING EDGE [Providers] Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2015
It’s most likely that the content providers would utilize an increasing number of automated tools to develop new courses and learning content, saving both money and time invested in conventional processes. Big data analytics would aid learning providers to better understand the learning mechanism itself, by tracking group and learner patterns and performing a careful and comprehensive feedback analysis.
SHIFT ELEARNING [Providers] A Practical Guide On How To Start With eLearning Storyboards
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2016
Exactly as the architect conceptualizes the building, and provides a plan to be used by civil engineers and constructors, in the same manner, the Instructional Designer conceptualizes the eLearning course deliverable and writes down every single detail of it, providing a complete guide in terms of content, audio, visuals, and interactive elements to be included, so that all members involved in the eLearning project can be on the same page throughout the eLearning course development process.
KAPP NOTES [Providers] Gamification in the Realm of Employee Training
| MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
It provides a new lens for the creation of all types of instruction, the lens of game-designer. If used properly, thinking like a game-designer will help instructional designers and organizations to think through the design elements included in their e-learning or classroom instruction and provide a more realistic and rich approach to all types of training. Finally, most games provide continual, focused feedback. Interview training developed with the Thinking Worlds Tool.
G-CUBE [Providers] Learning Through Virtual Classrooms: A new-age workplace learning trend
| THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
Instructors can also utilize the virtual classroom to conduct interesting interactivities that garner learner interest and provide a suitable push for learning by making it immersive. Virtual classrooms are deployed via conferencing tools, which provide opportunities for web-based, audio as well as video communication. This provides the opportunity to multitask during the session as well as take care of security concerns, if any.
GROVO [Providers] Why Microlearning Is the Best Way to Train Sales Teams
| TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016
Microlearning provides quick, impactful learning that fits into the schedule of even the busiest salesperson. Effective training is designed to provide information that is interesting and applicable, making it easy for learners to retain new skills. Effective salespeople are masters of a complex skillset. It takes technical expertise and fine-tuned people skills to translate product specs into persuasive value. Honing these skills takes years of practice.
CLIVE ON LEARNING [Providers] The new self-directed learning toolkit
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
While this format certainly can deliver the goods, and provides a simple, trackable means to monitor compliance, it frequently falls down on many fronts: Interactive tutorials are time-consuming, expensive and complex to put together. There will be other tools that need to be brought into action for the special cases: Learning journals (blogs) provide a way for a learner to record and share their reflections over a longer course of study.
E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR [Providers] Effective virtual facilitation
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009
Book the time out in their calendar, and let them know that they will be receiving an email to provide them with the access details. Provide them with any documents they will need beforehand. It’s a good idea to provide them with the contact details of someone for troubleshooting, and to explain if it all goes belly up, it’s not a disaster: just let it go and you can work out something later.
JANE HART [Providers] Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice.
SOCIAL LEARNING [Providers] How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012
The “chain of evidence” supports the results, showing the value learning and reinforcement has provided to the business. If the end goal is to provide stakeholders with a return on their expectations, they would want to start with results and change of behaviors back on their jobs. I was asked by Wendy Kirkpatrick to remove the copyrighted Kirkpatrick diagrammatic model from my original blog post, How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century.
G-CUBE [Providers] Demystifying how we learn at the Workplace: Creating pathways for impactful learning
| SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014
Classroom or Blended Learning: Providing the opportunity to meet and interact with like-minded peers within and outside the organization, Classroom trainings are quite popular among corporate learners. Classroom trainings provide the opportunity to both consume knowledge and connect with knowledge resources. More and more instances of self-paced learning are learner-led, where a variety of learning content is provided to the learner.
G-CUBE [Providers] Hospitality Industry and E-Learning Technologies – Some Experiences and Insights
| FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2015
Adoption of e-learning technologies provides a definite competitive advantage for businesses today in all the leading industries of the world. This is especially true for the hospitality and tourism industry, which relies upon people to provide services and thus has a constant need for training. The fluid design provides uniform user experience by moulding the content automatically as per screen size and resolution.
ABSORB LMS [Providers] June 20: Does Your LMS Focus on the User Experience?
| FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
Join Dr. Katherine Jones , Lead Analyst, HCM Technology at Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Dan Medakovic , Vice President, eLearning Solutions at Blatant Media Corporation for a Webinar that will help you understand how a learning management system that provides a good user experience can reduce wasted time and lessen frustration among end users. Strategies for providing end users with fresh, targeted learning content.
CLIVE ON LEARNING [Providers] Skills: The last frontier for digital learning
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Beyond that, knowledge is useful in that it provides us with perspectives on the modern world and helps us to understand how it all ticks. A good face-to-face course will provide many of these features but for nowhere near long enough for the skill to become embedded and for the learner to gain the confidence required to learn independently. First off, increase the number of practice activities that you provide as part of your formal courses. I’ll cut straight to the point.
THE ELEARNING COACH [Providers] Creativity and Instructional Design
| MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
One of the reasons I fell in love with the field of instructional design is that it requires an analytical mindset, yet provides ample opportunities for creative expression. One morning you may be deep into an instructional analysis and in the afternoon, you might be ideating a creative treatment. Creativity is Under Discussed in our Industry Creativity is often thought […]. eLearning Design
DOCEBO [Providers] Build a stronger team, faster: Best practices in employee onboarding
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016
Download “Onboarding at the Speed of Growth” to get critical insight into best practices for setting expectations and for providing a clear engagement path to engage your recruits at all stages of employment. Build a stronger team, faster: Best practices in employee onboarding Most rapid-growth technology companies have simply neglected to implement an efficient strategy for onboarding new hires , despite the obvious need.
PARADISO [Providers] MOODLE vs CANVAS : FEATURE COMPARISON
| THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
Moodle - It is an open-source learning management system designed to offer the best experience to learners that provides unprecedented data security. Canvas LMS also provides a two week trial account which includes course contents in-built. Moodle cloud user can contact only Moodle Partner, whereas canvas provides additional support in the form of email and phone. Understanding Moodle versus Canvas.
KINEO [Providers] Authoring Tool Review: Adobe Captivate 9
| TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016
The software has come on leaps and bounds recently with Captivate 8 providing a whole new interface, HTML5 publishing and responsive projects. Another year, another version of Adobe Captivate. Initially Adobe Captivate 9 does not look too different, it has the same interface, and mostly the same menus. But let’s dig a bit deeper to see what this new version has to offer. .
G-CUBE [Providers] How Infographics can be used in e-Learning
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
This provides the learner a visually attractive and logical spread of pertinent information that can be easily understood, retained and applied. They provide an impactful solution that appeals to the new-age learner by enabling quick retention of information and it helps that the information is easy on the eyes! There is a lot that you can do with infographics and here is a compilation of some attractive examples that can provide some food for thought.
- [Providers] Who Needs Training, Again?
Spending money, time and effort providing face-to-face training or eLearning courses for workers in an attempt to equip them to use new processes and systems as they’re rolled out across our organisations is one of these cases. At some point in time I am sure we’ve all found ourselves with an answer staring us in the face, but we just haven’t managed to see it yet.
ADMINISTRATE [Providers] A Cautionary Tale of Putting all Your Training Eggs in One Basket
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Phil is 26 and since graduating from University, he’s been working as the sole Training Coordinator for ‘Worksite Safety Success’, a medium-sized health and safety training company, providing Instructor-led Training to construction workers. Meet Phil.
WEB COURSEWORKS [Providers] Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
Branded Provider. Branded Provider. Marketing an existing author or practitioner, or even creating a “star instructor,” can provide another reason for learners to invest their time and resources to gain knowledge and skills from your program. This provides professional networking opportunities for students and, when paired with the use of online discussion threads, enables strong social learning.
SKILLSOFT [Providers] Skillsoft May Have Just Cracked the Nut on Learning Transformation…
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
Driven by the growing complexity of developing and delivering learning, organizations are turning to solution providers to help them keep pace. Solution providers have responded with a flurry of new functionality and capabilities. By Michael Rochelle The digital transformation in learning is in full swing and the learning landscape within organizations is evolving rapidly.
ELEARNING ARCHITECT [Providers] Why Slack Might Become the #1 Tool for Learning
| TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016
Thanks to Slack, I have been able to communicate quickly within my online communities, find answers and implement solutions without the need for emails back and forth, learning from content such as blogs, video tutorials or webinars, or even using more formal learning mechanisms such as online training (which aren't really geared for providing quick answers).
MAKINGBETTER [Providers] Details Announced for xAPI Camp
| MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015
Our speakers are implementing xAPI solutions with healthcare providers, universities, energy companies, government services and military. Last week, I wrote a little bit about the xAPI Camp we’re putting together through Connections Forum. Today, details about xAPI Camp are online including our initial set of speakers, sponsors and an agenda. The full day includes two sets of Campfire presentations and two sessions for Small Group Breakouts.
BREAKTHROUGH ELEARNING [Providers] Breakthrough eLearning: Simulations: Keeping It Real!
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2006
A few years ago, one of our clients asked me to review an online training simulation and provide feedback on its effectiveness. The program provides feedback on user decisions throughout and lets the user know how close he/she is getting to the goal, and how much time and money are left.
CLO MAGAZINE [Providers] Special Edition: Executive Education
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2016
Executive education providers are adapting to ensure tomorrow’s leaders have the skills they need to succeed in business
LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE [Providers] Brain Science: The Visual System and Learning by Art Kohn
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014
provides insights into the two distinct visual systems that operate concurrently and independently. Understanding these systems and how they work will provide instructional designers with important. Neuroscience has learned a lot about the way that the brain processes visual information. This article. information bearing on ways to increase comprehension, retention, and transfer. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Graphic Design Learning Research Learning Systems
THE ELEARNING NOMAD [Providers] Three essential components of participatory e-learning
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Participatory means providing the opportunity for people to be involved in deciding how something is done. Provide a framework for collaboration. Participatory means “providing the opportunity for people to be involved in deciding how something is done.”. Problem-based learning provides such a framework. This works well online, provided the framework (in which to do the work) is well designed and is run asynchronously (remember, people need time to do this well).
ABSORB LMS [Providers] Issuing Points for Completion of Learning Events
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
One Absorb LMS customer, a global sports merchandise provider, allows learners to redeem points earned for merchandise once they hit certain levels. Issuing points provides advantages beyond simply motivating learners. Even if you don’t provide rewards such as merchandise, gift cards, scented candles, whatever, for points earned, it’s always nice for a learner to receive recognition for making learning a priority.
ASSOCIATION ELEARNING [Providers] Top 5 Things Associations can Learn from Corporate Training Departments
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
Most associations have provided some degree of member education as part of their mission. With stronger educational components, we believe that associations can become the learning centers of the future, providing a vibrant learning community for industry, while augmenting traditional post-secondary educational offerings and better servicing the employees and industry alike. However, corporate universities are expensive, and associations can provide an alternative.