How Khan Academy Nike Training Club and SparkPeople Motivate Users Behavior
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
Provides an interesting concept in terms of allowing users to earn points to be able to change their avatar. This is a good way to provide structured actions that tie back to the central motivational scheme. Khan also provides points as a motivator.
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009.
eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
link] March 11-13, 2013 EDUCAUSE Northeast Regional Computing (NERCOMP) Annual Conference: Improvising the Future, online and Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year.
What's Wrong with Traditional Stock Photography Sources for eLearning
JUNE 12, 2012
Back in 2007, I provided a long list of sources of stock photography for eLearning. And there are lots of other posts available on eLearning Learning Stock Photography. But I really missed something important: traditional stock photo sources are often a pain for eLearning.
Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance
This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture
Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
The explosion in the world of mobile learning (mLearning) is fueled by the numbers, but also by the need to provide new kinds of learning and support that can be used at the point of need. The answer is simple: Information Overload provides inherent opportunity for curation.
Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
By way of background, Rapid Intake provides tools that allow you to very rapidly input content that is composed into courses. About a year ago, I wrote about the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.
eLearning Startup Opportunities
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
Cramster helps students with homework by providing answers to textbook questions and interactive support - think little pieces of eLearning for helping students figure out those problems. We'll see startups providing rating systems, filtering systems, etc.
Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. I went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. I've really been striking out.
Examples of eLearning–Ten Great Resources
JANUARY 11, 2011
Two examples of elearning Elearning example: Branching scenario eLearning Examples 100+ Free Websites to Find out About Anything & Everything 100+ places to learn a language online 100+ free sites for learning about business The last three provide a glimpse into the great variation that exists to learn and get help on particular topics. I was just asked for some examples of eLearning.
eLearning Conferences 2011
NOVEMBER 11, 2010
Often conference organizers forget to provide the full name of the organization and an e-mail contact address. Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009.
LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions
OCTOBER 13, 2011
I was talking with a startup that has an existing audience and now want to provide a monthly subscription for access to training to this audience. They will only convert a portion of the audience to the new service. The learners will get access to webinars, recorded webinars, videos, and other online content that they will author separately.
Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets
JANUARY 24, 2011
But I’m not sure they line up with what most LCMS packages provide – unless you decide that you will use it as a super-authoring tool. I received an inquiry from a reader at a large company that is continuously working on large projects with lots of course content running around. They have Articulate courses, classroom courses, SharePoint sites, etc. They have an LMS but not an LCMS.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. Seven Simple Secrets to.
Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning
SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
It offers a significant advantage over other methods of providing audio with PowerPoint. We were looking for something that provided us with a short production and turn-around time, that our small development team could do in-house. But a couple of the reasons from these case studies have to do with providing support to ESL learners: B. The support provided by Speech-Over for modulation and pronunciation is good.
Seven Things I Learned This Year
DECEMBER 14, 2010
It provided high value for me and hopefully value for people reading it. Aggregation and Social Filtering Provide High Value eLearning Learning has somewhat become my singular source of great eLearning content. Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009.
Flash Controversy Continues - Is It a Good Choice for Development?
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
Do I need an interface that could be provided more quickly via Flash? Garin Hess wrote a post 5 Reasons Flash is NOT dying.give me a break! and it seems like my recent post Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash got him a little fired up. I am fed up with people saying Flash is dying. That it's old technology. That HTML5 is the ultimate replacement. That it shouldn't be allowed to go forward. Come on! Give me a break!
SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
Most often this includes some kind of vision for what you are looking to provide. What's your role relative to providing business and performance focused initiatives? Do you get in and analyze aspects of performance relative to that and provide Data Driven performance solutions?
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Live face to face: You may use a F2F training provider. Typically, the training provider will run anything from an afternoon session to a several day workshop, focusing on topics like coaching or managing performance. provide strong content and then sit back and hope.
LCMS - Warehouse and Authoring
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
Meta tags provide information on where the content came from, who the owner of the content is, when it was created, when the last time it changed etc. Powerful and flexible workflows facilitate content reviews, approvals and provide audit trails. While content can be authored, tagged and stored from any authoring tool the built in ones provide for very powerful content management.
Training Magazine Network Now Bringing You eLearning Learning
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
A critical element of our value is providing the kind of in-depth thinking and research that is brought together in eLearingLearning’s site and newsletter. I'm really excited today. We get to finally announce that eLearning Learning has partnered with Training Magazine Network.
Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality
OCTOBER 20, 2010
Here’s a very quick summary of some of the responses regarding the added learning value of a voice-over as opposed to plain screen text: Audio provides an additional channel of information which the brain can process in parallel with the visual information [Kapp].
Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010
JANUARY 18, 2010
One of the common reasons I hear from knowledge workers inside large organizations for not following the suggestions I provide is that the organization itself puts up barriers to working this way.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
this report provides you with a little. but has provided skills or knowledge that have actually. provide timely value for the business. to provide, and where, when and how can it be accessed? how to use the tools that’ll provide them. provide you with the answers.
Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison
AUGUST 31, 2010
Data Collection : Does the tool provide detailed statistics on individual and/or group performance? Instructors are able to modify score reports to provide feedback. The instructor can set up various security settings for each class to provide more secure grading and decrease the risk of cheating.
Twitter Conference Ideas
JANUARY 30, 2009
For my keynote at TechKnowledge, I did something a little different to plan out my presentation - and provide value to the audience (or at least part of the audience). Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences.
Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations
SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
You can get the audience to provide thoughts and suggestions just like chat online. Are people noticing this? It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. Some aspects: Wireless access is becoming more common in places where presentations occur. If you are a conference organizer and you don't arrange for wireless, be prepared for some negative comments. See Better Conferences.
Facebook as a Learning Platform
OCTOBER 15, 2007
Facebook provides an API that gives you access to friends, groups, etc. You can think of Facebook as providing a platform that handles authentication, profiles, networks, groups and notifications. Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks.
LMS eCommerce Solution
MARCH 10, 2011
In this case, they are looking to provide their content as eLearning and sell it to individuals and organizations. Users will self-select their role which will take them to the appropriate version of a SCORM course Test at the end, pass or retake Provides certificate for the individual that they can print This all seems like pretty simple stuff right? Do any marketplaces provide the group eCommerce capabilities?
Forums vs. Social Networks?
SEPTEMBER 15, 2008
It's providing the necessary direction and hand holding. I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. It aims at a very broad audience that includes everyone from early adopters to technology laggards.
100 eLearning Articles and White Papers
APRIL 28, 2008
eLearning Reviews: research on elearning Provides those interested in research on elearning with concise and thoughtful reviews of relevant publications. My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. No particular order to these. Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Understanding E-Learning 2.0
Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources
AUGUST 10, 2010
A glimpse behind the scenes of technical moderation - eModeration , June 10, 2010 For anyone who believes that a moderator spends his or her time deleting rude words from forums and hitting 'reject' on naughty video submissions (although we do this also), I wanted to give a quick glimpse into the nitty-gritty involved in eModeration's most complex project for a mobile phone provider client. wanted to provide a bit more context for this.
Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog
OCTOBER 4, 2006
You cannot know any of this without the openness blogging (or equivalent) provides. Updates recent studies show additional reasons: Blogging and Social Networking Boosts Your Social Life. Blogging -- It's Good for You.
eLearning Templates – 20 Resources
DECEMBER 7, 2009
Recently, I’ve been seeing a lot of posts come through eLearning Learning that provide eLearning templates or toolkits or other kinds of interesting resources.
Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating
OCTOBER 14, 2009
So, the basic question is: We current provide a two day (16 hour) classroom training course for our employees. I received an inquiry from a reader and I'm hoping that people can chime in on their thoughts. It relates to my post about eLearning Costs , which bases cost estimates on seat time of the eLearning course. We are planning to prepare an e-learning course based on this classroom course. How should we estimate the e-learning course duration for this lesson?