Blended Learning Becoming Standard


Blended learning could play a critical role as schools begin to re-think about course delivery, structure, and materials in an effort to accomplish more with “less” Blended learning allows for economies of scale never possible before.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

There has been a lot of information out there , okay, I’m kidding there hasn’t been much of anything when it comes to course standards. I’ll readily admit that regardless of the course standard you use, if you create click-click-click courses, than no course standard will make it engaging. Yet here we are wondering where the course standard industry is heading or at least presumed to be heading. “They are not Compliance Standards.”

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Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

There has been a lot of information out there , okay, I’m kidding there hasn’t been much of anything when it comes to course standards. I’ll readily admit that regardless of the course standard you use, if you create click-click-click courses, than no course standard will make it engaging. Yet here we are wondering where the course standard industry is heading or at least presumed to be heading. “They are not Compliance Standards.”

Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

Is it really a good news for the businesses or is it invisibly diminishing the learning and development role by providing employees technological ease & functionalities in their respective department?

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

meet that goal, you might establish these objectives: 1) Standardize and ramp up hiring. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. doing to be effective in her role. Seven Simple Secrets to.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. It even threatens to overtake the blogosphere’s current obsession with gamification. But what exactly is a social intranet…?

SCORM – Set of Standards that make Courses and LMS Compatible


SCORM is nothing but a set of standards that make the two i.e. the courses and the course-carrier LMS compatible with each other. It is more or less the same way the bulb and a socket are compatible, i.e. they fit the same standards.


Role of E-learning in Creating an Ethical Workplace

CommLab India

In case you fail to live up to the ethical standards, your organization is at a high risk of losing valuable staff, clients, and above all, reputation in the market. The role of superiors is not just to guide and lead their team mates, but to also develop a strong bond with them.

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The Client’s Critical Role in Custom Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

It turns out that the client’s role is pretty critical in making that happen, particularly at certain stages. The Client’s Role: Indispensable Ways You Contribute to Project Success.

The Role of e-Learning in Building and Managing Organizational Talent: A Case Study


The web-based approach created an avenue for standardized self-driven training that suited the busy working lives of the learner group. It also detailed the process of conducting EOS in the organization and highlighted the role of the managers in making it a success.

The role of L&D in preventing workplace harassment


What is the role of L&D in preventing workplace harassment? While the basics may be required upfront during onboarding, additional activities should be introduced later, after the employee better understands the context of their role. On-demand resources, including the standard policy, behavior examples and support tools, should be accessible at all times. The post The role of L&D in preventing workplace harassment appeared first on Axonify.

Transforming the CLO Role

CLO Magazine

Saba CEO Bobby Yazdani discusses learning’s evolution and technology’s role in its future. From the early days of certification training to the blooming of the LMS market in the late 1990s into the social and collaborative enterprise, learning and development has shifted from a back-office function into a pivotal role at the vanguard of technology, innovation and globalization. How have you seen the role of the learning executive change over the years?

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How to build a Serious Game: Actors and Their Roles


Role Play Games? Serious games in the eLearning environment are predominantly role playing. In addition: • Learning content and pedagogy is derived from performance standards. “Decision making is assessed best in learning-by-doing scenarios.

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Tracking E-Learning in a LMS: The role of SCORM

e-Learning Academy

Simply put, for e-learning courses to track in a LMS both the LMS and the e-learning course must be compliant to a standard. In Australia, the most common standard is SCORM 1.2. The value of using a standard is that e-learning courses can [.]. Question from a client: How are e-learning courses tracked in a LMS? Learning Management Systems

Made to Stick: Introducing Authentic, Role-Based Simulation Games by Toolwire


20 interactive, role-based simulations are now available for the following: Business Communication. Last fall, Toolwire piloted these role-based simulations with over 1,000 college students across 25 campuses with positive results: Instructors (92%) and students (85%) believe that Toolwire simulations make learning more relevant and engaging by enabling opportunities to practice course concepts in authentic workplace settings.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


Learning Standards/Specifications (Experience API). The 70:20:10 Forum continued playing a major role in spreading the positive implications of embracing informal learning in organizations. 2014 will be the year of Experience API with a greater adoption of the standard worldwide.

Accessibility Expertise: Determining Where It Belongs in Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

Building accessible online courses requires specialized skills—but do all accessible elearning development skills reside in a single role? For More in this Series, Consider… The Importance of Using Roles When Developing Learning. The SME Role in Course Development.

The Role of Training in the Wider Productivity Puzzle


How does this evidence of a lack of focus on training tally with its key role in increasing productivity? Skills have a major bearing on workforce productivity – especially in developed economies where the majority of employees are knowledge workers.

The role of standards compliance in the elearning marketplace


I recently joined a discussion in the ELearning Guild’s LinkedIn group with this subject line: “How important is SCORM compliance today? Has anyone decided not to use SCORM when developing content?”

The Role of Style Guides in E-learning

CommLab India

It lays down common internal and external standards in grammar usage (capitalization, commas, etc.), A style guide avoids this predicament by standardizing the elements to ensure uniformity.

Part One: How We Decide to Do Work

Experience API

Since we started working with standards in 2003, we’ve been active within the community and try to build software that spares customers having to deal with the standards. For most of the last 15 years, ADL has been the primary organizing force in the corporate elearning standards space.


Experience API

Shelly Blake-Plock announced last night via LinkedIn that he would be leading a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for IEEE LTSC (Learning Technologies Standards Committee). My version: We’re glad the initial purpose of this group points toward standardization. My priority for this group is to remain focused on the standardization of xAPI 1.0.3, Instead, I hope they can successfully take the steps that help IEEE consider it for standardization.

Learners as producers

Learning with e's

Firstly, the traditional role of teachers is changing. Teacher roles have been moving from didactic to facilitative roles ever since constructivist theories started to enter into teacher training curricula.

Are eLearning Standards Necessary?

Integrated Learnings

But I typically argue that eLearning standards are necessary. Even the most cutting edge eLearning out there follows a standard, even if it's a totally new one. By standard I mean a common template and/or a compliance specification such as SCORM or AICC. Standards provide a logical framework for the learner. The content will be used for new hires, contractors, and people moving into new roles. Standardization assists reusability of content.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


There’s a difference however, in that we’re more about performance than learning, and so our use of performance support and the network in lieu of learning is more acceptable than what we might expect in schools (though they too should start looking at the role of networks and cognitive tools). We can know about who we’re helping, where they are, what they know, what their role is, and what’s available to customize the delivery.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


The central arc of the book: every leader has a responsibility to redefine the purpose of an organization and they have a responsibility to assist employees to reach a sense of purpose in their roles. What role does innovation play in L&D? ABOUT DAN PONTEFRACT (Author, Speaker, Chief Envisioner). Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book.

Role of Standards in Learning: Xyleme Voices Podcast Interview

The E-Learning Curve

Role of Standards in Learning: Xyleme Voices Podcast Interview is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning Audacity interview learnign standards podcast production workflow xyleme voices In late 2009, I was privileged to be invited by Colorado-based LMS provider Xyleme Inc. to participate in their Xyleme Voices series of podcasts.

What is LTI?


Learning Tools Interoperability, or LTI, is a standard published by the IMS Global Learning Consortium that makes it possible to integrate platforms such as Learning Management Systems (LMS) like Blackboard or Canvas with third party tools and vendors such as CourseArc.

Using Video in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Here are some ways that video can play a role in your courses: Introduction or closing thoughts from leadership – For a course introducing a new product or program that you need to get your learners excited about, an introductory (or closing) video from your company’s senior leadership is a great way to get them motivated about what they are about to learn. by Dean Hawkinson One of the growing trends in eLearning and mLearning these days is the use of video.

How to Design a Complex Training Curriculum in 10 Steps

Bottom-Line Performance

Hours of training must be created for a wide range of learner roles. But they don’t change the fact that organizations have major product launches, and they need to teach a wide variety of roles (sales, support, customers, etc) how to use these products. Identify the roles.

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Making Sense of Responsive E-Learning Design


The role of learning among multiple devices should primarily be driven by context. The Quote. The reality is that responsive design is part of the equation for certain types of content; and it’s a consideration moving forward.

e-books, open standards, and content formats


Home > Executive Perspective , News > e-Books, Open Standards, and Content Formats e-Books, Open Standards, and Content Formats February 26th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I want to comment and discuss a real-world example of why XML and XML standards are fundamental to your strategy when selecting an LCMS. One of the great questions we hear when prospective clients evaluate LCMS solutions is “what is the role of XML in my decision”? The standard is the “.epub”

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 1)


Though we have cars, we still have horse drawn carriages, although in a much more limited role. World of Classcraft is an educational augmented-reality multiplayer role-playing game. Digital Education Digital Learning e-learning elearning Experience API Game Based Learning Gamification HTML5 Instructional Design L&D Learning & Development Learning Standard Learnnovators Online Education Online Learning SCORM Tin Can API xAPI Augmented Reality Bring Your Own Device BYOD

What Role Does Self Directed Learning Play in Talent Development


There are many proponents of self study in modern education, and yet, there is disagreement about the role that it should play. For centuries, we have been fascinated by autodidacts, people who teach themselves immense amounts of knowledge and go on to accomplish great things.

But What Could *Possibly* Go Wrong? Testing Your Online Course

The Learning Dispatch

Level AA standards; the exact same video in the exact same course on a different browser is inaccessible. Testing Your Online Course: How to Evaluate Elearning Functionality before Launching. How does testing fit into elearning development ?

[Free eBook] LearnUpon’s Ultimate SCORM Overview


SCORM is a standard that enables authors of eLearning courses to be certain that their material will run as intended in any compliant LMS. Many companies are now standardizing on SCORM for their training offerings in order to capitalize on this, making providing training easier and faster.

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Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

And what role does L&D play in the process? 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. Designing courses is passé!

Corporate eLearning vs Higher Ed. eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Corporate eLearning is commonly conducted by the human resources department or a training department, to train the workers to do specific tasks in accordance to corporate policies and safety standards. Guest post by Marie S. Lewandowski. Marie is a Sr.