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  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2015
    [Providers] 3 Things You Did Not Know About Microlearning
    They help motivate you by providing you with data, so that you can see progress and stay engaged. It’s more than just an innovative method of delivering learning. Last week, our CEO Carol Leaman delivered a webinar titled: Microlearning – Small Bites. Big Impact. During the course of the webinar, Carol explained what microlearning is, why it has become so hot, what to look for in a microlearning platform and how it is impacting organizations around the world.
  • FOCUS LEARNING SOLUTIONS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016
    [Providers] Why is this happening?
    For example, you want the learner to identify the best coaching strategy among three options so you provide the context, the choices, and the consequences. I don’t need Sally’s life story, but only providing Sally's name and title doesn't cut it because the learner doesn't actually care who she is. A friend who writes horror told me he once "workshopped" an unsettling story that I'm sure included a variety of creative ways to end lives.
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010
    [Providers] Why learning pros needs to know about performance management
    Many organizations use the 5 point scale with the intent to provide a range of ratings. tools can provide more real-time feedback opportunities. We’ve all heard that everyone hates performance appraisals, haven’t we? Even the New York times has outed them as psychologically damaging (but they have a hate-on for PowerPoint, too, so perhaps there’s an anarchist somewhere in the ranks).
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013
    [Providers] The Learning Design Behind Knowledge Guru Games
    In this way, the game is providing feedback to players for the performance. The game provides an explanation of the mistake. Many of our customers are first drawn to Knowledge Guru because they are looking for a serious game. They want their training to be more game-like and fun for learners.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
    [Providers] How to Design a Knowledge Guru Game in 5 Steps
    However, creating a design document can make your use of the wizard easier – and provide your project team members an easy way to review the overall game design. Instead you communicate this URL address to your review team and provide them with a spreadsheet of the questions in the game so they can make comments or suggest any revisions. The Knowledge Guru® Game Creation Wizard is a fast, easy-to-use tool you can use to create learning games.
  • 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.”
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014
    [Providers] Writing & Grammar: Answers to Interruptions
    The company that provides the fastest downloads is still XYZ. by Jennie Ruby    Answers to  my interruptions challenge  are brought to you by me. I found that there was no consensus on number 2, that many people wanted to put parentheses in number 3, that many people just wanted to rewrite number 5, but that everyone agreed that on number 6,  (see Appendix B)  belonged inside parentheses.
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014
    [Providers] New 3-Hour Mini course: Creating Responsive eLearning with Adobe Captivate 8
    As an alternative to managing multiple Captivate projects, with Adobe Captivate 8, you can now create a single, responsive project that provides optimal viewing, and an effective learning experience, across a wide range of devices and screen sizes. Last year the sale of smartphones exceeded the sale of traditional phones; the sale of tablets exceeded those of desktop computers.
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
    [Providers] Writing & Grammar: Introducing an Acronym
    In this case, consider providing a separate list of acronyms for the reader to refer to. by Jennie Ruby. Most editors and style guides recommend introducing an acronym by placing the acronym in parentheses after the first use of the spelled-out term or name like this: University of Maryland Baltimore Campus (UMBC). That is pretty standard. But there are unusual circumstances when introducing the acronym might not work.
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2010
    [Providers] mLearning: Some Technical Tips
    Instead provide links to further information. by AJ George Back in February I discussed the growing adoption of mobile learning as a viable means for eLearning and communicating ideas. Now I'd like to take a brief look at a few technical aspects to keep in mind when developing mLearning. Keep file sizes relatively small. A typical mLearning lesson should be no more than 2-3 megabytes. Be mindful of how many images you use and their sizes.
  • LIVING IN LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2010
    [Providers] Discovery Methodology for a Learning Continuum
    The purpose of this document is to provide a guide for accomplishing discovery that defines attributes of a learning environment, in particular, the work context – when and where learning moments of need are manifest. It is essential that these attributes are identified in early planning stages in any project where learning assets are created to ensure design decisions are not negatively impacted by variables within the learner’s work environment.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
    [Providers] How Virtual Reality is Changing the Way We Travel
    Next-gen systems from companies like Honeywell, Oculus (Rift) and Sony (Morpheus) are deploying virtual reality to provide absolutely real-like travelling experiences. Google Maps has already changed the way we navigate. Besides giving accurate directions to your destination, complete with traffic and different modes of transport, the Street View has brought virtually every street, landmark, shop and corner of the world on the display screen of your computer, tablet and phone.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014
    [Providers] Why Is It Important To Benchmark Training?
    Donald Kirkpatrick’s four levels of evaluating training provide a useful framework to set benchmarks. “True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information ”. Winston Churchill. Conducting training programs without measuring how effective they actually are is like shooting in the dark.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
    [Providers] Training 2015 Conference: eLearning Maker Faire Resources
    This information will provide you with all you need to know. My gestures are programmed to look realistic and to provide you with the feeling of interaction with an actual person. The on screen character provides the interaction that is often lost in characterless, faceless elearning. Welcome and excited you will take part in the eLearning Maker Faire at Training 2015. Before the conference, you need to download the following to your laptop or mobile device.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015
    [Providers] Abstract of Study: Effect of Computer-Based Video Games on Children: An Experimental Study
    No teacher was involved in this study, and the researcher provided only technical support to the participants when needed. As in the control group, the researcher provided only technical support to the participants when needed. The results from this study provided experimental evidence to support that the use of computer-based video games can facilitate students’ cognitive learning process.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
    [Providers] Gamification Blog Book Tour, Week Three Stops and Week Two Recap
    He provided a balanced and well described critique of the book. Next Karl Grieb of the ASTD Philadelphia eLearning SIG provides a description of the content of the book. The panel included myself, Jason Brozena of Caronet which is a hosting company that provides data center services to organizations, including numerous game companies. TODAY”S BLOG STOP: May 4: UL EduNeering Online Compliance Training Blog.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010
    [Providers] 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Role Plays
    A 3D Virtual World role play provides a realistic environment in which two or more people act out a scenario. No matter what direction a learner takes, the experienced person playing the other role can provide the right feedback and act appropriately for the role. This provides the learner with a new perspective. Role playing is valuable for immersing a trainee in a job she would actually be doing. This type of environment is flexible.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
    [Providers] Recent Second Life Happenings: Going Corporate
    Rumor has it that pricing for the behind the firewall Second Life Enterprise starts at $55,000 and that it will be handled by a value-added network of service providers (see more below.) Looks like Second Life is on the move toward enterprise integration, further expansion into academic and corporate organizations and an effort to make virtual worlds more mainstream through a network of what they call Gold Solution Providers (currently there are 35 of these providers.)
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2008
    [Providers] Help, I have an Instructional Design Master's Degree and I Can't Create E-Learning
    This month's ASTD Big Question relates to a person who graduated from a theory-only program in Instructional Design and was not provided with the experience of actually creating instruction using any of the latest tools. Have a specific course in mind that you want to build that will provide you with the motivation and focus needed to learn the software.
  • JANET CLAREY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2008
    [Providers] YouTube - CorpUtv’s Channel
    This is the YouTube - CorpUtv’s Channel which provides “lessons in learning for business leaders.&# A new find for me, maybe for you too. Searching “social media&# brings me a range from… …funny.(Social Social Media Addiction Rap). …to ’serious’ (Social Media WordPress Theme - Wicket Pixie. It’s not just for social media. You should consider subscribing to this channel if you don’t already
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2014
    [Providers] DevCorner: Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Re-Sizing
    The approaching conference provided much needed motivation to pursue something I’d always wanted to write. Once a year, TechSmith holds an internal developer conference for the devs to talk about various interests they have. This year, I decided to tackle a topic a friend introduced to me several years ago called “seam carving”. I wanted to implement a proof-of-concept program using vanilla C++ and an open source image library ( png++ , a C++ implementation of libpng ).
  • FROM THE COLEFACE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Providers] Learning Science Laundering
    Learners have a right to assume that learning material they are being provided with has been checked out so the “facts” spread. When I’m explaining to non L&D people what I do, one thing they commonly say is “Oh yes, e-learning.
  • FROM THE COLEFACE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
    [Providers] Chain of fools
    For those of you who are unfamiliar with her, Cathy’s genius is to take a situation that really annoys e-learning practitioners and turn it into something positive that provides a workable solution. I chose the title for this blogpost because I like the tune , not because I wanted to offend… Anyway, here’s a chain of events that’s been played out in hundreds of organisations.
  • 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.
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 28, 2010
    [Providers] I couldn’t have said it better myself
    BUT, I think it would probably provide a better return on investment to develop your followers than the leadership development program du jour. Is leadership development a boondoggle? . There is a heck of a lot of money spent on leadership training in North America. Many programs and they all cost big bucks. I’ve never been totally convinced that leadership is the holy grail that some seem to portray it as.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017
    [Providers] Learning Like a Child
    Sales trainers like myself have at least 18 hours of information to provide in a live seminar, and reading this article only covers about 18 minutes. I have been doing sales training thing for over three decades, and I still laugh that I get paid to consult in such an incredible industry. Over that period of time, I have easily trained over 700,000 salespeople and am still amazed each day at what I encounter and how simple this profession can be.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2008
    [Providers] How to Download YouTube Videos
    To get it in Flash Video Format / FLV - you can use the little tool provided by TechCrunch. I needed to figure out how to download YouTube videos for an upcoming conference presentation where I wasn't confident that I would be able to have a good enough connection to play the video.
  • TONY KARRER  |  FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2007
    [Providers] Conference Networking Tools - Do They Work?
    In case you've not seen introNetworks before, they provide tools that allow membership groups to network with each other based on common interests. I just saw a post by Mark Oehlert - Good for introNetworks! - in which he points to introNetworks Secures $2.7 Million in Series A Funding.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2006
    [Providers] Point Solutions vs. Suites and Composition
    LAMS provides rich functionality for designing a "flow” of learning activities, especially where these activities rely on collaboration between students to drive the learning process. The providers I've listed seem to say, we'll provide you all the tools that you can compose into your blend. Can you compose your course out of smaller components composed together, or does your authoring tool provide all the components you need?
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2006
    [Providers] The Real HCM Maturity Model
    The knowledge targeting stage of HCM provides HR and training leaders a unique opportunity to connect with business leaders, understand their challenges and deliver tangible value to them. I read an interesting article over on Learning Circuits entitled HCM Maturity Model. Two years ago, I might have simply nodded my head and moved on, but now I think that something very different is happening.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2006
    [Providers] View of eLearning Development Approaches - Ease vs. Power
    and Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids , I've realized that one of the mental models I use can be roughly summarized by the following picture: where Ease is roughly how easy (cost, time) is it to develop using that approach and Power is the ability of the tool to provide robust, complex learning solutions. Based on some discussions around What is Rapid eLearning?
  • G-CUBE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Providers] G-Cube Wins Deloitte Tech Fast 50 India Award Third Year in a Row
    For G-Cube in particular, with our focus on providing innovative solutions at cost-effective rates yielding great returns, our growth forecast continues to remain aggressive (40%+ year on year growth) for the current fiscal year. It gives me great pride to announce that G-Cube has won Deloitte’s Tech Fast 50 India award third year in a row. This award recognizes 50 fastest growing companies in revenue terms in a region.
  • E-LEARNING UNCOVERED  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014
    [Providers] Fiverr.com: When You Need a Little Audio
    Each artist provides an audio sample, giving you an idea of what you can expect the finished product to sound like. You provide the details of the work you need, and sellers submit offers to you. Plus, like other online marketplaces, Fiverr provides community ratings and designations such as “top-rated seller” to help guide you in making your choice.
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [Providers] Getting and/or Redesigning Content
    Provide Course Examples. Depending on the situation this could be something that is created by the instructor or one that they are provided. The purpose of this tool is to: Provide Feedback. The following are some notes that I will use for a presentation that I am giving to my department about how, I as a designer, get or redesign content that I receive from instructors for their online courses.
  • 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.
  • E-LEARNING ACADEMY  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
    [Providers] Building internal e-learning skill
    So, you’ve got approval to implement a LMS and provide e-learning courses to the business. Congratulations! What needs to be thought about to build internal e-learning skill? E-Learning course develpment is multidisciplinary. It requires skill in e-learning instructional design, visual design, e-learning authoring, LMS testing and admininstration and project management. Rarely does a single [.]. Changing practice Development E-Learning development
  • E-LEARNING ACADEMY  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
    [Providers] Free e-learning tutorials on iTunes and YouTube
    The podcasts provide learning practitioners with practical tips on a range of e-learning strategies and technologies for organisational learning. The E-Learning Academy team releases free introductory e-learning tutorials through iTunes, YouTube and the E-Learning Academy blog. New podcasts are released every 3-4 weeks. There are four easy ways to locate this e-learning tutorial series: 1. Go direct to [.]. Announcement E-Learning Tutorial Podcast Video About Academy
  • E-LEARNING ACADEMY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
    [Providers] The value of explanation videos
    Providing short explanations in video format on your organisation’s intranet or media platform can be a very powerful learning strategy for your organisation, in [.]. Common Craft and other members of the Explainer Network do a wonderful job creating short videos to explain concepts and processes. See Borrowing Money in Plain English as an example of a high production video (animation can be expensive).
  • E-LEARNING ACADEMY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
    [Providers] Comparison of E-Learning Authoring Tools and Available Training
    Something we want from e-learning providers is a relationship – someone who understands uor business, our needs and strives to value-add. Richard from Openlearn informed me about a recently published comparison of authoring tools, which I am sharing with you now. Thanks Richard. E-Learning Uncovered is an organisation whose business focus is to support people to develop skills in e-learning [.]. Authoring tools Development
  • E-LEARNING ACADEMY  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
    [Providers] Free E-Learning Tutorial 16: Corporate Workplace Virtual Learning Environment
    Episode 16 e-learning tutorial provides an overview of my doctoral research. In my ‘spare time’ I’m a Doctor or Education candidate at the University of Technology, Sydney. My thesis title is: Examination of virtual learning environments within a corporate context: Design and practice implications. It’s about our experience introducing four asynchronous spaces in a consulting [.]. Changing practice Podcast Research - Corporate VLE Social media Video
  • 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.
  • PRACT.US  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016
    [Providers] Book Review: “Be Bad First – Get Good at Things Fast to Stay Ready for the Future”
    She provides two techniques for building your aspiration to learn: Imagining the personal benefits. Anderson provides several exercises in the book and accompanying materials on the website, all designed to help you learn to learn. Today’s competitive advantage? Knowing how to learn. Remember when you started learning how to play an instrument, play a sport or even do your first real job?
  • THE E-LEARNING CURVE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2009
    [Providers] Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts
    Installation packages for Audacity on GNU/Linux and other Unix-like systems are often provided by individual distributions: Alt Linux Debian Fedora Core Fedora Project Mandriva i586 OpenSUSE Red Hat SuSE and packman (suse) Ubuntu: packages.ubuntu and rpm.seek This list is not comprehensive.
  • THE E-LEARNING CURVE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [Providers] Exploring Podcasting for E-Learning (and new podcast episode released)
    That's OK - the point of e-learning is to provide training professionals with a means of creating and distributing content that enables people to acquire information, knowledge, skills, and expertise on a diverse range of subjects: as e-learning practitioners, it's our job to facilitate this process. I'm exploring the medium of podcasting at the moment.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
    [Providers] The Anatomy of Bad Communication
    "It's the communication, stupid!" as Terry Holley aptly said in the comment. I found the following post from Quit List. 997-Quit thinking you are a great communicator. You ain’t! The post seemed particularly relevant to me in this age of information overload where SYNTHESIS and not only ANALYSIS is the key to success. The anatomy of bad communication. There are 4 reasons we unknowingly communicate poorly.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2009
    [Providers] In Response: Accidental Instructional Designers #dl09--Part II
    Most often, these will also be a lot quicker and a hell of a lot cheaper in providing the information needed than a full-fledged training program. Mulling over the comment by Brent Schlenker: "I see New ID as being more about aggregating and monitoring the existing content streams. And identifying the critical information, highlighting it, and improving upon the media that explains or clarifies the content" in Cammy Bean's post: Accidental Instructional Designers #dl09.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
    [Providers] Dealing with Ambiguity!
    And most importantly, not feel a perfect fool when asked to provide details you are unable to tell. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity! Gilda Radner I have just written a short post on life being in a state of perennial beta. And the importance of dealing with ambiguity.
  • ATD LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016
    [Providers] See You at Core 4
    It should be a great overview and provide some inspiration. I fell into the training field pretty much by accident. This wasn’t the path I set out on in my youth, but here I am 20 years into a successful and fulfilling career in e-learning. And my story is not that unusual. In fact, many of us find ourselves here by accident. Hopefully, it’s a happy accident for you—a perfect amalgamation of all of your skills and passions.
  • 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.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2010
    [Providers] What’s Happening with OLIVE? Find Out.
    OLIVE commercial sales are focused on providing enterprise-wide solutions for financial services, pharmaceutical, insurance, healthcare and life sciences, energy, technology, and consulting markets. OLIVE is one of the only enterprise-grade, virtual world technology solutions available today that is capable of providing private, secure, persistent three-dimensional (3-D) environments behind or in front of firewalls. Checkpoint Training in a 3D environment of OLIVE.
  • LEARNDASH  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
    [Providers] Temporary Outage
    I took it upon myself to contact our hosting provider and assured that we would be up and running again shortly. If you recently attempted to access LearnDash , then you may have been surprised when the site didn’t open – and we were just as surprised! It didn’t happen as quickly as I would have preferred, but all is well now. Apologies for any inconvenience this caused. We have been assured that this won’t happen again – I certainly hope so. Have a relaxing and enjoyable weekend. Justin.
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2014
    [Providers] Making a Game Out of Software Simulations
    So, one of the challenges with designing the training was figuring out how to provide the repetition needed to build fluency, without it feeling repeatedly boring for the learners. The game starts with a playful, fictional backstory, which provides a reason for needing to complete the selected tasks in the software quickly and accurately. By Shelley A. Gable. I recently worked on a lengthy course that included a lot of software training.
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2009
    [Providers] Do Your eLearning Lessons Appeal to a Variety of Learning Styles?
    Admittedly, the summary provided here of Gregorc's model is oversimplified. However, it should give you a sense of the type of insight it provides into how people learn differently from one another. By Shelley A. Gable. I took a course on learning styles a few years ago. The instructor pointed out that training practitioners tend to design instruction that caters to their own dominant learning styles.
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013
    [Providers] The User Illusion
    ” And, “The senses do not give us a picture of the world directly; rather they provide evidence for the checking of hypotheses about what lies before us. But consciousness is about to retain composure by appreciating that it does not master the world; that an understanding of simple rules and principles of predictability in the world does not provide the possibility of guessing what the world is like.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
    [Providers] Goals Accountability and Social Support for Big Impact
    It’s one thing when you provide a blank space to write your goals when you are in a classroom and there’s a teacher who can help you. We provide suggestions for particular interventions that have specific steps and particular associated goals. In some cases, have specific days on a schedule, checking off completed items, providing ratings to evaluate progress, etc. When you do a check-in, there’s a great opportunity to provide support for overcoming obstacles.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2010
    [Providers] Digital Interaction Design to Tangible Interaction Design
    Form visually communicates and physically represents a ‘thing’s functionality, it gives cues for understanding, and provides the basis for interaction. Sensors provide input. Effectors provide output. Motors are effectors as well – providing motion and other physical action. As a learning designer, I’m quite challenged to imagine a world where every object is capable of providing information about itself and that too in an interactive manner.
  • OPENSESAME  |  TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014
    [Providers] Course of the Week Highlight: Get Certified!
    This course provides both new and experienced Business Analysts with all the knowledge and tools they need to perform the Business Analyst role; you’ll become competent in the foundation business analysis skills with a comprehensive understanding of the role of the Business Analyst in both traditional Waterfall and Agile based projects. Both job seekers and those looking to move up in their current roles can benefit from certification in their field.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017
    [Providers] Dashboard Overview
    Clicking any of the six steps provides you with a detailed explanation of each one. When you log in to Drive as a game author, you land on the main dashboard for your Drive game. This dashboard is your launching point for anywhere else you want to go within the authoring tool. It is also a source of summary information about your game and its players. Let’s look at how this dashboard is organized. Menus/Navigation.
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Providers] Learning Liberation Continues - Hurray!
    Coursera https://www.coursera.org/ has partnered with Stanford, Princeton, Michigan U, and University of Pennsylvia to provide for free thousands of online learning. Today, I am a proud practitioner of eLearning. And many of you should. Ray Jimenez, PhD. Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
    [Providers] GP Strategies Acquires Rovsing Dynamics
    26 Global performance improvement services provider GP Strategies Corp. announced it has completed its acquisition of operating assets of Rovsing Dynamics, a provider of vibration condition monitoring hardware and software. The Rovsing Dynamics technologies aim to enable owners and operators of rotating machinery to manage equipment downtime by providing early detection of developing faults.
  • LEARNING DEVELOPMENTS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2009
    [Providers] eLearn Authoring Round-Up
    However, Lectora provides a bit more flexibility for customizing that Captivate. SoftChalk , www.softchalk.com Easy to use Works like Microsoft Word Provides an good organizational structure for courses Content is easy to add and includes multimedia, flash, and questions QuizPopper, TextPopper, and Activities are easy to add Exports to HTML and is SCORM compliant Articulate , www.articulate.com.
  • LEARNING DEVELOPMENTS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2009
    [Providers] eLearn Authoring Round-Up
    However, Lectora provides a bit more flexibility for customizing that Captivate. As my organization selects an LMS and gears up for web based training, I've been looking at a variety of authoring tools for online training. I was naive enough to think that tool existed that would have everything I want. I imagined something similar to Microsoft Word or PowerPoint that was designed for eLearning. Such a tool does not exist yet.
  • SOCIAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [Providers] Hey, That's Social Learning!
    The band director provides a safe environment and plenty of opportunities. Here are a few of the reasons why: Social learning – Provides opportunities to focus on interests and passions Has an innate expectation of continuous improvement Encourages healthy competition and – amazingly, at the same time – encourages peer mentoring One of my resolutions for the New Year is to be more like the band director – provide amazing opportunities and step off the stage.
  • SOCIAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [Providers] Hey, That's Social Learning! | Social Learning Blog
    The band director provides a safe environment and plenty of opportunities. Here are a few of the reasons why: Social learning – Provides opportunities to focus on interests and passions Has an innate expectation of continuous improvement Encourages healthy competition and – amazingly, at the same time – encourages peer mentoring One of my resolutions for the New Year is to be more like the band director – provide amazing opportunities and step off the stage.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
    [Providers] Guest post: Perfecting Your Video Lectures – 3 Quick Tips
    Not only do they provide remote students the golden opportunity to learn in the same fashion as a brick-and-mortar student by getting somewhat of a simulator classroom experience, but it also allows them to get more comfortable and familiar with you, the instructor. Video lectures are essential in the elearning world.
  • BIG DOG, LITTLE DOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011
    [Providers] Mapping the Performance
    Both Merriënboer and Crandall, Klein, & Hoffman's books are excellent references and provide different information about Cognitive Task Analysis, however, Merriënboer's is now out of print, thus the used books may be a bit on the pricey side Part of the analysis phase is capturing the skills required for performance. While there are several methods for capturing these performance, ISD normally only lists Behavioral Task Analysis.
  • ELEARNING ARCHITECT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016
    [Providers] How to Become an eLearning Freelancer or Startup Business
    My role was to implement and manage an eLearning program in an organisation that had previously only provided its staff and customers with instructor-led classroom or webinar training. The LMS became the online forum for learners to discuss all product related topics and was providing training, marketing and a variety of other resources integral for selling products and services. Getting started as an independent professional in eLearning is a challenge.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 2010
    [Providers] Five 3D Environments on Your 2D Laptop
    Five The company 3DNA provides different 3D Add-on Worlds to explore and customize for an immersive and entertaining desktop. 3DNA is not a replacement for Windows - it works seamlessly with your current set up, while providing 3D environments in which to view your information. Here are five products on the market today that allow you to escape the 2D environment of your laptop and add a third dimension to your file structure, navigation and functionality.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2007
    [Providers] Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Book
    The big contribution of Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning to the field is that it provides direct linkages between the brain drain of the on-rushing boomer retirement and the range of technologies, tools and methodologies required to combat it. Founder, e-LearningGuru.com President, AXIOM Professional Health Learning Kapp's book provides insights into an employee population that is not as well understood as the baby boomer generation.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2007
    [Providers] CAC Teams: A New Day
    This approach will eliminate problems associated with Second Life, such as hacking and griefing, and additionally provide improved graphics and controls. Instead we will provide additional practice sessions for those who need more instruction. This team won the "Best Written" award and consists of Robert (Spyke) Krepshaw, Jared Kishbaugh, Bianca Pichardo, Jason Kojteck and Matt Milgram.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2008
    [Providers] Face to Face Workshop Suggestions
    Provide targeted, technical presentations. An hour or even and hour and a half is not enough time, provide some half day, in-depth sessions. From time to time, I evaluate workshops designed for faculty members to share best practices and ideas with each other. Here is a list of general recommendations I've gathered through the years. I think these recommendations can enhance any face-to-face workshop or conference.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2008
    [Providers] IBM Looks at Global Innovation
    So it is filled with images, quotes and statistics from a variety of sources all juxtaposed to provide punctuation points to the information they are providing. Recently, I got my hands on IBM's Global Innovation Outlook 2.0 report. You want to do the same. In fact, you may want to check out a number of reports and ideas flowing at the IBM Innovation Web site. But getting back to the Global Innovation Outlook 2.0 report.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2010
    [Providers] Reflecting on My 2010 Blog Posts and Happy New Year
    Hopefully it provided a dose of prevention. Over at the Learning Circuits' Big Question it is time once again to reflect on the past year. So, I took a look at my most popular posts during 2010. FYI: I used eLearningLearning to identify my "Best of" posts according to social indicators. Here are the top 10 posts written in 2010: My e-Learning Don’ts A Few Practical Tips on Storyboarding Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June’s Big Question Looking for THE SCORM Resource?
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Providers] Monitoring and Analyzing Player Mastery, Confidence and Engagement in Drive
    Drive monitors and reports on three critical player attributes that work together to provide you with information that influence a player’s performance in Drive: confidence, engagement, and mastery. Because Drive, like all the Knowledge Guru apps, is designed to provided learners with spaced repetition/retrieval practice, the goal is for them to acquire mastery over time – a span of a few weeks rather than within a single session or two.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012
    [Providers] Developing and Measuring Training the Agile Way The First Sprint
    At the completion of the sprint, the team provides a demonstration of the completed items to the customer to get their (the customer’s) input on the items delivered. What Is a Sprint? Imagine that you wanted to lose weight so you decided to start an exercise program.
  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017
    [Providers] Would your employees know how to respond instinctively to a terror threat or active shooter situation?
    For more information about how to provide daily training to your employees that will help them keep safety and other priority topics top of mind, read our White Paper: Microlearning – Small Bites. Like him or not, President Trump knows how to get people talking.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016
    [Providers] The 5 W’s: Tips for Getting Started with Your First LMS
    Of course, our veteran team here at Absorb LMS would be very happy to speak with you about any of these ideas, review your use case in more detail and provide recommendations for how Absorb LMS can be used to really improve your training efficiency and effectiveness. Not that long ago, in a galaxy, well, right here, learning management systems were something that were out of the reach of small and medium-sized organizations.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016
    [Providers] Do Your Questions Differentiate You
    Chances are that the customer views what they are selling as somewhat similar to what the competition is providing. As a matter of fact, the customer probably assumes that both you and your competitors will provide relatively the same thing. Critical thinking gets customers out of their box. During my graduate work in training and development, I had the good fortune of taking a psychology class. Toward the middle of the semester, the professor asked me for a favor.
  • JANET CLAREY  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010
    [Providers] Instructional Design by Example
    The plan is to provide a centralized location for examples of e-learning courses and details about the instructional design process used in creating them. I launched a new blog this week for showcasing e-learning examples. I also hope to share specifics about the logistics of the courses. Anyone is welcome to submit an example using the submission form.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
    [Providers] One Prototyping Process for Creating an Instructional Game
    I have found that a Game Design Document is helpful for the development team but people not involved with a game cannot really understand what will happen in the game to provide appropriate feedback until they see the storyboards and, importantly, concept art. The completed storyboards and concept art should be shown to focus groups who can provide obtain feedback and reviews of the storyboards with comments framed by a series of questions the design team provides.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, JULY 2, 2010
    [Providers] Facebook Fatigue?
    An article, Teens Experiencing Facebook Fatigue , provided some interesting findings about the social networking site, Facebook. According to the article: A survey of 600 teens ages 13 to 17 in late April found that teens spend two hours per day online on average, 80% of which is spent using a social network. These same teens are, however, showing signs of “Facebook Fatigue.” Nearly one in five (19%) who have an account no longer visit Facebook or are using it less.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010
    [Providers] Best Educational Piece on How the Banks Hid Assets (NSFW)
    I think his story of being Jonco provides an "easy to understand" version of the shell games going on at Wall Street. Here is a great "story" or an analogy of how the banks move monies around as told by John Stewart of the Daily Show. The technique of comparing personnel and corporate allowances with money is a great educational technique. NOT SAFE FOR WORK because of all the swearing. It would be funny without the swearing but.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2009
    [Providers] New Sustainability Education and Learning Web Site Launched
    A site that provides information on basic sustainability concepts and techniques. Learn about sustainability issues at the Sustainability Institute. A major issue within organizations today is sustainability. The ability to do the right thing in terms of the environment and in terms of conservation of energy, natural resources and our planet.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2009
    [Providers] What Learning Professionals Can Learn From the Steelers
    The rest has to go the learner who needs to figure out how to apply what we provide to them to their unique situations. The lesson, consistent focus provides success. Focusing on a consistent application of instructional design methods provides success. The technology may change but the strategies for providing learning opportunities have not changed.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2009
    [Providers] Blog or Wiki?
    The wiki provides a central location for best practices and an easy-to-use interface that anyone with typing and some minimal search capabilities can master. Also, check out Webinar Resources where I provide a number of videos and links to some of the wiki software I use. The other day, I received the following question in a comment on this blog. I work of a medium size company (200 employees).I I want to create either a Wiki or Blog to share training tips.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, 2007
    [Providers] Heads Down Second Life Work
    It guides learners through the first few lessons for the first class and provides them with some resources. A good number of hours today are going toward my preparation for my upcoming class called "Learning in 3D." Today I focus on preparing the MSIT Second Life wiki for the class. I also spent a lot of time this morning trying to set up a travel itinerary for new avatars to get a feel of the Second Life universe and what can be accomplished from an educational perspective.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2007
    [Providers] Blog Book Tour: Week One Recap
    Then on day two Tom King over at Mobilemind posted a great piece which provide a quick, high level view of the book and then provided a great strategy for reading the book if you only have a little bit of time (ok, ok it did get long) Check out his laugh-out-loud post. She provides a great perspective and indicates that learning is successful only when the learner is engaged.I
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2008
    [Providers] Joining Women of the Web 2.0 Tomorrow Night
    It will be show number 70 and we will be covering a range of topics from games for educators to the need for textbook editors to provide more engaging content to teachers. Tomorrow night at I will be joining a group of distinguish web personalities in a live talk show called Women of Web 2.0. If you would like to listen to the show live, (it's free) you can go to EdTechTalk and click on Women of Web 2.0 and hear my discussion with Cheryl, Sharon, Jennifer and Vicki ( Cool Cat Teacher ).
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2008
    [Providers] Sayonara, industrial age
    In this article, the authors provide a roadmap for the daunting task of shaping strategy as technology-driven infrastructures constantly change. This article from the October issue of Harvard Business Review has fueled my thinking about the profound changes going on in the world economy. Authored by John Seely Brown, Lang Davison, and John Hagel, Shaping Strategy in a World of Constant Disruption gives evidence of the industrial age giving way to the network era.
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2008
    [Providers] Future of Talent
    Corporations won’t be telling people what to do; they’ll be configuring themselves to provide what talented people want. Future of Talent is a community of talent executives from major corporations who meet once a year to explore emerging issues in talent management, staffing, recruiting, employee development, retention and leadership development. Yesterday we finished a three-day retreat in Tiburon, California.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2008
    [Providers] Lessons of history
    1 You must provide a credit card number even though you’re welcome to drop out before charges begin. Why do I hate RealNetworks? Let me count the ways. #1 They’re hoping you’ll forget… #2 You can sign up online but you can’t sign out online. Sign up 24/7; sign off working hours only. Reminds me of AOL. #3 3 Real claims to do this to improve their service. What bullshit. #4
  • 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  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016
    [Providers] The Potential Impact of Blockchain on Financial Sector
    For now, a huge swathe of Blockchain start-ups are emphasizing on the development of the solutions for financial sector, in terms of [2]: Providing customers an access to crypto-currencies and support crypto-currency-related financial services (Safello, BTCjam). CapitalWave provides online courses about Blockchain. One of the highly debated and most controversial topics out there right now, is blockchain.
  • 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.
  • LEARNING CAFE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
    [Providers] The Effectiveness of Learning – deleting “instruction”
    For example, “Provided with a wooden hammer and a flint stone (condition), the learner will demonstrate making two axes between one sun-up and one sun-down (performance) to the sharpness and weight tolerances set by Cave Industries (standard)”. This post follows on from “The Effectiveness of Learning – Design by Respect” and discusses some basic issues associated with design not always given the attention they deserve. It also challenges the language we use.
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