Site Learnings

Clark Quinn

So I was talking with a colleague, who pointed out that my site wasn’t as optimized for finding as it could be, and he recommended a solution. So I thought I’d share my learnings about sites. This being a WordPress site, I use plugins, and my colleague pointed me to a plugin that would guide me through steps to improve my site. So, I’ve put Google tracking code into all of my sites, but the code on Learnlets was old.

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Search

Tony Karrer

This is likely my last post in the Tool Set series. This post likely will be quite a bit different because I'm convinced that most people have used different search tools enough that they are pretty comfortable with their current search behaviors. My intent here is to possibly expand the options for the average knowledge worker to be able to search a bit better than they do today. Yes, I personally use Google 95%+ for searching. Search.

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The Benefits of Playlist Search

3Play Media

Growing up with Google, we’ve become accustomed to searching for what we want to know and finding it within the results. The only downfall is that video can’t be searched. That’s where playlist search comes in. Playlist search can help revolutionize your content and create a whole new user experience. What’s playlist search? Playlist search compiles videos together into a customizable playlist with transcripts and a search bar.

ELEARNING AND PRESENTATIONS: In Search Of Free-to-Use Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When trying to find quality images for use in PowerPoint presentations or eLearning projects created with any development tool such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, or TechSmith Camtasia, most people turn to Google. With a quick search you are sure to find the image you’re looking for.     As tempting as it might be to use images found via a Google search in your project, I’d caution against it.  Go to Google's advanced search page.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? tool seem bewildering, but there are some. authoring tool. As authoring tools offer more. authoring tool.

Features You Need to Know About eLearning Search Functions

Your Training Edge

However, with such an expanding online presence, the search capabilities for these learning platforms are constantly being adjusted and improved, and there’s a knack for getting your course positioned at the top of the rankings. With estimates suggesting that workers spend around 20% of their day searching for the right content, not only is this impacting their ability to learn effectively, it’s also wasting everybody’s time. Optimize for Predictive Search.

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ELEARNING AND PRESENTATIONS: In Search Of Free-to-Use Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When trying to find quality images for use in PowerPoint presentations or eLearning projects created with any development tool such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, or TechSmith Camtasia, most people turn to Google. With a quick search you are sure to find the image you’re looking for.     As tempting as it might be to use images found via a Google search in your project, I’d caution against it.  Go to Google's advanced search page.

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Conversation Searches

Tony Karrer

What are Conversation Searches? I often present around my Information Radar tools and methods, particularly my use of an RSS Reader. During those presentations, I'll mention what are sometimes called "vanity searches." These searches look for any mention of your name, company, URLs across blogs and other sites. For me, these searches primarily allow me to see what people are saying in response to something that I've put out there.

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9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

eLearning Brothers

This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. So, my fellow developers, let’s learn some Google search hacks that will make your eLearning development a whole lot easier. 1 Search Phrases or the Exact Order of Words. Quotes are a great way to search for a specific group of words. Search Solution: “Responsive Adobe Captivate Templates” #2 Search All the Pages in a Site.

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Search me

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Similar Site Search reads one site’s tags and proceeds to find sites like it. Tags: tools Of course, I could always do this.

Angela Brown’s Recurring Revenue Niche Membership Site Journey and Success Story

LifterLMS

Learn about Angela Brown’s recurring revenue niche membership site journey and success story in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Angela Brown: We’re a membership site that helps house cleaners create and grow their own cleaning businesses.

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Best Video Hosting Solutions for Online Courses

LearnDash

Much larger than any other file you’re likely to have on your site. So when you upload them to your server, they’re likely to take up huge amounts of space, slow your site down , and cause lots of errors for users. LearnDash WordPress hosting site speed videos website basics

19 Kick-Butt Tools for ELearning

LearnDash

Everyone likes nifty tips, tricks, and tools – so how about 19 of them! Here in the United States, Monday is memorial day, so if you’re celebrating, perhaps right before your afternoon food-coma you can take a look at these incredibly useful tools that you may find of use when you’re working on your next elearning project. Creative Commons: The never ending search for stock photography – may as well start at the source! elearning training tools

12 Top Video Footage Sites for E-learning Designers

CommLab India

Getty Images : You can download premium stock footage, from archival films to contemporary 4K and HD footage from this site. VideoBlocks : This website is a members-only site that offers royalty-free stock footage, motion backgrounds, after effects templates, and more. The site posts about 10 HD videos every 10 days and the best thing is that you can subscribe to get them right into your inbox and at no cost.

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Cool Site by Bloomsburg University Instructional Design Department CAC Member

Kapp Notes

They recently completed a really interesting site for The Kimco Realty Corporation. The Phoenix Group built the site using.net and one of the coolest pages is a leasing search tool. It includes a robust search and filter that uses Google Maps API, populated with information from Kimco’s database of over 900 properties. If you have a chance, check out the site and notice the design and searching.

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects. As a result, I had to do a research and find the best FREE stock photo sites. Morgue File An easy to use free photo site. All photos on this web site are public domain.

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Authoring Tool Trends for 2017

eLearning 24-7

The authoring tool industry continues to evolve. I won’t regurgitate everything that appeared and did not for that matter in the authoring tool space as a whole in 2016, but a few have crossed over in a positive light, which is pushing trend. Similar to the one I had for an LMS, here is the Authoring Tool version for 2017. The big item to remember here is that it will be a separate license or licenses to use the authoring tool that is directly integrated with the LMS.

2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Jane Hart has been widely and wisely known for her top 100 Tools for Learning (you too can register your vote ). As a public service announcement, I list my top 10 tools for learning as well: Google search: I regularly look up things I hear of and don’t know. WordPress: my blogging tool, that provides regular reflection opportunities for me in generating them, and from the feedback others provide via comments.

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MIT OpenCourseWare Launches Interactive Transcripts and Video Search

3Play Media

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) today launched a beta site featuring our interactive transcripts and video search plugins. Video search has become increasingly important for MIT OCW, which has grown to over 2,100 online courses covering virtually all MIT undergraduate and graduate courses taught at MIT. The new MIT OpenCourseWare interactive transcripts allow users to search within a lecture or across an entire course. See the MIT OpenCourseWare case study.

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SEO For Course Creators and Membership Site Owners with Lindsay Halsey of Pathfinder SEO

LifterLMS

We dive into SEO for course creators and membership site owners with Lindsay Halsey of Pathfinder SEO in this LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Pathfinder SEO is a guided SEO solution for site owners, freelancers, and agencies that Lindsay and her team have worked to develop over the last 10 years of doing SEO for her agency. It is a subscription-based service where an SEO coach helps you map your strategy out and connect with the tools you need to make it happen.

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eFront sites to check out

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 3/30/2010 eFront sites to check out Here are a few eFront sites you might check to get a few ideas about your own implementation. link] Turkish educational site [link] Chinese learn English site. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le.

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Online Industrial Training Tools & Tech to Know About

Convergence Training

So if you’re a manufacturing or industrial organization, and you’re looking to begin your online training journey or simply add to it, you may be asking yourself what some of the common technologies, tools, and product types are. eLearning Authoring Tool. Other Online Tools.

Leverage eLearning Tools to Organize Business

TOPYX LMS

Usually, company leaders turn to the Internet to locate organizational tools. It’s good because the Internet does indeed boast plenty of organizational tools for businesses. However, while the Internet makes it simple to access organizational tools, it also houses an overwhelming amount of organizational solutions. This is the reality that every business owner seeking organizational tools on the Web faces. Leveraging eLearning Tools for Business Organization.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. 2 – I have noticed that whereas some people have already chosen the 10 tools they will be taking a look at, others have still to do so. So, if you are looking for some ideas, then here are the Top 100 Tools 2012 , organised into 12 different categories. OFFICE TOOLS. Document tools.

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How Membership Site Owners Can Go Beyond the Simple Contact Form to Unlock Incredible Powers with Zack Katz of GravityView

LifterLMS

In this LMScast episode, learn how membership site owners can go beyond the simple contact form to unlock incredible powers with Zack Katz of GravityView. GravityView is a tool that allows you to display Gravity Forms submissions on the front end of your WordPress website. The GravityView tool can be used in many other ways as Zack shares in this episode, but allowing you to have user submitted forms display on the front end opens up a world of possibilities for your website.

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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

Top 100 Tools for Learning poll. All of mine fall in the latter category, because my performance support tools are productivity tools! So here’re my votes, FWIW: Google Search is, of course, still my top tool. It’s often a gateway to Wikipedia, which I heavily rely on, but a number of times I find other sources that are equally valuable, such as research or practice sites that have some quality inputs.

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How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

3Play Media

Google’s and other search engines’ task is to organize the web’s boundless information, ideally in a way that makes utilization simple for search engine users. That’s why creating content that’s optimized for search engines is crucial to growing engagement metrics. This is known as search engine optimization (SEO); for video content, it’s known as video SEO. Interestingly enough, designing for assistive technology is a lot like designing for search engine bots.

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Top 10 ‘Must Have’ Blended Learning Tools

Continu

Blended learning tools for training success. So what blended learning tools are available today? Here are some top tools we recommend. Gamification in training is another blended learning tool to keep employees learning and remain an active participant during a training session. That’s where audience response systems (ARS) can be a great blended learning tool. FAQ cards is another great blended learning tool. Formative assessment tools.

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Can Help Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is the term used to describe the efforts that make your website visible when people use sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing to find information they are looking for. Paid ads appear at the top and right of the “organic” search results. Organic” search results are non-paid search engine results, and fall under the realm of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Paid Ads on Search Engines.

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s Top Tools for Learning survey. INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS. E-Learning Authoring Tools. CONTENT TOOLS.

How to Choose the Right Course to Build or Membership Site Topic to Focus on with Ryan Levesque

LifterLMS

Learn how to choose the right course to build or membership site topic to focus on with Ryan Levesque. In this episode Chris and Ryan break down how to avoid choosing the wrong market to build your course or membership site in, and Ryan shares his experience building a learning-based business around orchids, including what motivated him to enter the space which he knew very little about. Ryan is a membership site builder; he’s an entrepreneur; he’s a marketer.

FindAnLMS – The New Learning System Search Platform from Craig Weiss

eLearning 24-7

A new type of search, find, assess, engage platform where buyers and all types of learning system providers can connect. Because it is more than the usual search directory for learning systems, I thought it would make sense to go in more depth on the platform, how it will work, who is in it (as of August 23rd), how to register (hold off until Sept. You can either register immediately “Sign Up” or go thru some steps to begin your search. September 6th, 2018.

Geenio Authoring Tool: New Background Tool, Color Schemes, Typography and Various Fixes

Geenio

Not long ago Geenio LMS and Authoring Tool was updated. Created a Background Tool. Background Tool. We understand that users want to save time on this routine process, and this is one of the reasons why we decided to create a new user-friendly tool for working with backgrounds. Now we have a special tool for backgrounds that allows users to add background images from their hard drive or from Google Image Search and automatically formats the image to fit the page.

Learning Tools – Do these really belong?

eLearning 24-7

First off, Jane Hart put this together from whereas folks voted for the tools they use for learning. That said, there were some curious items on this list, which to me, doesn’t really fly in the world of learning tools. A learning tool, should be well, a form of learning technology, not just a product that is for say e-mail, that is used because we send learning URLs in it, or we take courses on the subject or we can send invites to web conferences in it. .

Top Tools for Online Teaching

eFront

Recently Top5 Online colleges.org published a list of the 99 Top Tools For Online Teaching , including eFront. Teaching Tools & Technologies. These tools for online teachers and learners can improve communication between participants who may be thousands of miles apart geographically, but learning together in a shared technologically enabled space. SmartBuilder is a suite of point-and-click authoring tools for elearning courses. eLearning Tools education teaching

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

On 1 October I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list , and in my introductory analysis I said. “Whilst there is a clear differentiation between the personal/professional tools and the enterprise tools being used by workplace learning professions, in education teachers are frequently making use of the same toolset for both their teaching and their own personal learning. 4 - Google Search. Top Tools 2012

Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

Jane Hart conducts annual surveys of the top 100 learning tools. Her site, Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies , has some wonderful resources on learning tools, social learning, and more. We decided to contribute to the 2009 list by sending in our own list of Top 10 Tools for Learning Professionals. So here’s a list of our favorite tools for creating custom content for clients: 1. MS Word: This is our preferred tool for storyboarding.

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