Adaptive versus Responsive Design

Obsidian Learning

Adaptive design is server-side , meaning the images are optimized for specific screen resolutions before the page is even delivered. The server distinguishes what kind of device is accessing the site and loads the preset layout based on that device. Adaptive design is server-side and you develop layouts for a few devices rather than for all. New post Adaptive versus Responsive Design on Obsidian Learning.

The equation for change

E-Learning Provocateur

MOOCs won’t revolutionise education; after all, they are just strings of code sitting on a server somewhere. So the practical message I draw from the theory of technological determinism is that to change your society – be it a classroom, an organisation, or even a country – there’s no point implementing a technology just for the sake of it. Guns don’t kill people. People do. It’s a well-worn saying that Americans in particular know only too well.

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The equation for change

E-Learning Provocateur

MOOCs won’t revolutionise education; after all, they are just strings of code sitting on a server somewhere. So the practical message I draw from the theory of technological determinism is that to change your society – be it a classroom, an organisation, or even a country – there’s no point implementing a technology just for the sake of it. Guns don’t kill people. People do. It’s a well-worn saying that Americans in particular know only too well.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Heart My Wiki

Learning Visions

We installed MediaWiki on our local server a couple of weeks ago and Ive been using it to record everything I can for my e-Learning strategy project. Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc.

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Back to Basics: Different Types of eLearning Delivery

Obsidian Learning

Additionally, with WBTs, someone has to provide technical support for an issues that may arise for student access, server issues, and general course troubleshooting. Back to Basics Blended Learning eLearning ILT Instructional Design Learning Resources Learning Theory mLearning Mobile Platforms Uncategorized WBT adult learning back to basics best practice blended learning elearning learning design learning objectives optimal experience project tips

Bandwidth issues - why they're a problem

Learning Rocks

The article cites common problems as being "complex data processing", eg lots of server-side activity, be it script or database activity, and slow "widgets" or too many of them. Especially if the server setup it is delivered from is less than optimal. Tags: evaluation learning theory articulate usability thought leaders flash elearning As ever, a brilliant article on website usability from Nielsen that has ramifications for elearning.

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How We Survived the Recent AWS Outage

Mindflash

At Mindflash we run all of our services in Virginia and actually had a substantial number of our servers running in the availability zone that had the problem, but we managed to get away relatively unscathed. To give you a bit of background, Mindflash runs about 5 different types of servers: Public web servers – What explains our product and pricing, allows you to sign up, login, etc. Product web servers – What you see once you log in to Mindflash.

Reserve a seat for my webinar: In conversation with Harold Jarche

Jane Hart

He also distills heady topics like complexity theory into practical advice. PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server. My guest in my next In conversation with … webinar is my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche. Here’s more information about the webinar and how you can reserve your seat as well as leave your questions for Harold in advance of the webinar itself.

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LMS Comparison: LearnDash vs. Teachable

LearnDash

To start, you’ll be on a shared server with a bunch of other “free” plans, and that will mean an incredibly slow website—especially if you (or someone else on your shared server) is trying to get the most out of their unlimited video hosting.

eLEARNING: Create a Course with Impact

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You are marketing your course (if you just throw your course up on a Learning Management System or web server, it's not likely that anyone will actually find it). That means staying away from too much theory and aiming for the course to be practically applicable. by Alex Genadinik Given the powerful eLearning tools available today (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia to name just a few of your options), it's easier than ever to create eLearning.

eLEARNING: Create a Course with Impact

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You are marketing your course (if you just throw your course up on a Learning Management System or web server, it's not likely that anyone will actually find it). That means staying away from too much theory and aiming for the course to be practically applicable. by Alex Genadinik Given the powerful eLearning tools available today (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia to name just a few of your options), it's easier than ever to create eLearning.

eLEARNING: Create a Course with Impact

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You are marketing your course (if you just throw your course up on a Learning Management System or web server, it's not likely that anyone will actually find it). That means staying away from too much theory and aiming for the course to be practically applicable. by Alex Genadinik Given the powerful eLearning tools available today (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia to name just a few of your options), it's easier than ever to create eLearning.

Articulate Storyline – 9 Practical Ways To Make A Great Course Within Your Budget

Spark Your Interest

Spaced repetition is simple in theory but can be challenging to execute because most people tend towards impatience when trying to memorize something new or unfamiliar. When you create a course, the result isn’t a course that sits on a server somewhere.

Building Customer Oriented Talent Pipeline through an On-Job Training program that leads to formal education

Knowledge Synonyms

Curriculum stressed upon real live situations with minimal theory. Building Customer Oriented Talent Pipeline through an On-Job Training program that leads to formal education. Customer Size: 5000+ Employees across 10+ countries. Country or Region APAC. Industry: Milk Products/ Retail.

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Building Customer Oriented Talent Pipeline through an On-Job Training program that leads to formal education

Knowledge Synonyms

Curriculum stressed upon real live situations with minimal theory. Building Customer Oriented Talent Pipeline through an On-Job Training program that leads to formal education. Customer Size: 5000+ Employees across 10+ countries. Country or Region APAC. Industry: Milk Products/ Retail.

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Answers: How Do I Get Started With xAPI?

MakingBetter

The ties to Vygotzky’s (and Engstrom’s) Activity Theory are pretty strong. Local/Bring-Your-Own-Server. If you want to run this from a server, you’ll likely want to put the time into setting up Learning Locker. Getting Started. Over the last few months, it’s become pretty clear to us at MakingBetter that the Experience API has finally reached some sort of tipping point. No longer do we get questions about what the Experience API is.

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eLearning is now created by people with no e-Learning background

Challenge to Learn

The physical training time is cut by half and during the face-to-face meeting he can now focus on applying the theory in practical situations. With one click you can publish a course to an easygenerator server and you will get a link that you can share with your learners. In July 2013 we started developing a new web-based authoring tool for e-Learning.

The Truth about DIY and Building a WordPress Website from Scratch

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

In theory, it sounds pretty straightforward. If you can‘t do all the maintenance, updates, and testing yourself, if server errors or white screens would cause you to panic- you need help. Did you know that every day, 661 new WordPress websites crop up on the internet? EVERY DAY!

Good, Better, Best: Buildable Microlearning for Macro Results

eLearningMind

The same theory could be attached to microlearning. Imagine you’re a server in a restaurant: You’ve been trained during a fast-paced session, but your focus is on being the best in the business. As a server, you’ve experienced microlearning that allows you to read or watch a scenario, and then choose from a few responses. We’ve all been guilty of the “just one more level” rule when playing a video game.

A Conversation with Duncan Lennox

Kapp Notes

Duncan is passionate technologist who enjoys bridging the gap between theory and application and mapping out strategies and solutions that allow technology to be leveraged in new and unique ways. Right now we support 10 languages in desktop, tablet and mobile environments, and our servers continually sift through response data to provide real-time analytics to the organizations we serve.

Learning Suite: The past of learning systems

Learning Pool

LMS systems that had been developed within a client-server environment had to be rewritten for the web as more and more systems moved to the SaaS (software as a service) model (competing with newer systems that were “born on the web”).

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Top 10 Cloud myths busted, pt. 2

TalentLMS

In fact the modern world never stopped producing its own myths, and the IT sector is no exception, as it has its own share of urban legends, conspiracy theories, fear-mongers and snake-oil salesmen. In this model, the Cloud provider just gives you virtual (cloud-based) servers, and you get to manage them and build whatever you want with them, in the same way you would with physical collocated boxes. Mythology. We use to think of it as something ancient societies did.

Artificial Intelligence: Test Your Knowledge!

KnowledgeOne

In its broader sense, AI also refers to the theories developed in this field. LOL-BOT , from its little name, tells jokes by cross-referencing text and image data from the thousands of servers it is connected to. Do you know what artificial intelligence is?

On the road again: busting 5 mobile learning myths

TalentLMS

So many in fact, that there’s even a term for them in literary theory: “the hero’s journey” From the whole host of mythological characters encountered by Ulysses during his 10-year journey, to King Arthur’s road-trip/quest for the Holy Grail, there are all kinds of myths and tall-tales about people going places. A whole lot of ancient myths are centered around some kind of journey.

Size Matters

Inquisiq

For extremely large SCORM packages (200MB or more), Inquisiq has a “Fetch” feature that allows a server to server transfer. A long lesson: Adult learning theory will tell you that a single lesson should be no more than 15 – 20 minutes. Amongst the millions of Inquisiq users, several create their own lessons using a variety of authoring tools (Articulate, Captivate, etc.).

Upcoming Captivate and eLearning Webinars

Adobe Captivate

We'll investigate the relative theories ranging from the classic Clark/Meyers psychology based recommendations, to the emerging trends toward experiential learning and ask important questions about whether audiences are actually changing? A step by step walk through of the process for creating SCORM compliant Captivate sessions with Quizzes, and then uploading the modules to your Moodle server.

Need SCORM Integration? Here Are The 4 Benefits

JCA Solutions

SCORM-compliant content is, at least in theory, LMS-agnostic. or 2004 and is compatible with any database or server. Need SCORM Intergration? Here Are The 4 Benefits. Reap the Benefits of SCORM Integration Without Replacing Your LMS — or Your Content.

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Multiple intelligences: Theory introduced by Howard Gardner defining eight types of intelligence: logical-mathematical, musical, spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, linguistic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist intelligences. Instead of viewing intelligence as a general ability, the multiple intelligences theory asserts that different learners can excel in different areas. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop an Online Course?

learnWorlds

It blends theory and practice in an attempt to instill motivation. It is less theory-focused and more practical. When using those, you will also have to keep in mind other hosting, server and maintenance costs.

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Two Global Brand Digital Retail Transformation Case Studies: Lessons & Challenges

Zunos

Team leaders would direct their associates’ attention to the communique or training content during morning huddles or “pump up” sessions…at least in theory.

LMS Q and A

eLearning 24-7

Questions on whether there are any good systems for under 50K (yes, plenty), what systems offer batch uploading and curriculum paths (nearly all of them), do I need a content authoring tool built in (no), it is better to have a SaaS system or on my own servers (SaaS), and many more. People have questions and they need answers, but they need accurate answers and not “theory” or conjecture. Nearly on a daily basis, I receive inquiries about systems.

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Competition Finalist 5: Learning on Tablets

eFront

The research was grounded on Task Technology Fit (Goodhue and Thompson1995) and social learning theories. It is necessary to invest in infrastructures, improve servers to guarantee the communications and train users. This post was submitted by Rosalie Ledda. Introduction. With the erruption of the iPad there is plenty of questions about its use. Do we have to replace textbooks in schools for tablets? Should companies think of adapting their content to be viewed on tablets?

Got SCORM?

ICS Learning

I’ll skip the e-learning history, theory and other vague ramblings as I’m sure you can find an abundance of it elsewhere with relative ease. Server dependencies such as Coldfusion, Perl, ASP or server-based databases are problematic as a particular LMS might be running on a server that does not have those services available. Got SCORM? A Brief Technical Overview That Answers the Question “What is SCORM?” ” By Brian Kleeman. Download PDF (110KB).

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The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

This site allows users to set up and maintain a discussion-forum using the open-source Vanilla Forum software, which can be hosted on your own server for extra security, if desired. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project.

10 Training Tracking Tool Options To Boost Team Learning

Continu

If you are a company who highly values security, there is an option to opt out of a cloud-based system and one housed onsite in your internal servers. Ticken, Swiss Federation of Samaritans, Theorie Examen Trainer, BitSpec, and TrainingCourse.com.

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

This site allows users to set up and maintain a discussion-forum using the open-source Vanilla Forum software, which can be hosted on your own server for extra security, if desired. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project.

Learning Solutions day 3: Saved the best for the last #LS2011

Challenge to Learn

And they connect this to search tools like Google search appliance and Microsoft Fast search server. He switched from theory to real live problems, doing projects with his student that result in the following: For me that really brought it home, in his presentation he touched on most issues I was thinking about during the conference and he ended with the connection between learning and real life problems.

ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk

Learning Visions

Best known for Instructional Design Theories and Models. Based on comments in article in 2008 published in Educational Technology -- 4 major roles or functions that tech has got to server for this new paradigm to be successful: 1. This week on Instructional Design Live on EdTechTalk. Charles Reigeluth , University of Indiana, Bloomington – authored numerous articles and books. These are my live blogged notes from the session). People learn at different rates.

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5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

It’s a good balance to the text heavy, academic information from some of the other sites that are focused on instructional design theory. Basically, I just publish to web, and then put the published file on the server. The Rapid Elearning Blog. 5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development. December 11th, 2007. 15 comments. Almost daily I get emails asking how to get started with developing elearning. There’s no substitution for experience.

4 Tech Trends Can Help You Design More Effective E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

They could read theories in textbooks, watch instructional videos, and role-play. If these files are being stored on a local server, performance issues can arise in terms of speed, security, and stability as file counts continually increase. Storing your course and its files in the cloud frees up local server space and improves the overall course performance and learner experience. There are now more mobile devices than people on the planet.