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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Create a Niche-Focused “Udemy” Site

LearnDash

We are often asked if it is possible to create a Udemy-type site with LearnDash. What you do not want to do is to create a site that is exactly like Udemy. If you have ever looked into created (or taking) an online course then chances are you have come across Udemy at some point.

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Trending Sources

12 Must-Know Learning Industry Sites

LearnDash

If you have an interest in elearning or instructional design, undoubtedly you have your list of favorite sites that you visit for coming up to speed with new trends and happenings. Below are some sites that are well known in this field. Technology site by EdTech Magazine.

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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.

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50 Must Read Ed-Tech Sites

LearnDash

Their site has thousands of articles dedication to educational technology tools, tips, tricks, influencers and more. So if you haven’t already, head over to their site to view their list of the top 50 must read sites in education technology.

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A Complete List of Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The Internet is rife with free things, especially free stock image sites. However, there are usually three main issues with the free stock image sites: The free stock images aren’t really free. The free stock image sites are only there to point to for-pay stock image sites.

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ELearning Trend: Niche Course Sites

LearnDash

Sites like Coursera, edX, Lynda, SkillShare, and so on have helped to normalize the massive course library approach to elearning. Give users an abundance of choice and they will flock to your site – or so it seems.

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Top 5 Blog Sites on E-Learning Instructional Design

CommLab India

Check out these top 5 blog sites on e-learning instructional design that will help you in designing first-rate e-learning courses. Go through these blog sites to design effective, engaging, and learner-friendly e-learning courses.

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The Risk With Udemy And Similar Sites

LearnDash

When someone comes to the conclusion that they want to sell an online course, their next step is to research various ways that they can make it happen. In the end, it usually comes down to one of two choices: Make your own website to create & sell the courses. Use a hosted solution.

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The New Absorb LMS Web Site: What Happens When Designers Ignore Good Advice

Absorb LMS

The blatant^ design team ignored pretty much every suggestion I made for the design of our new Web site. “Animated gifs don’t scale and we want the site to look good on all devices including computers, tablets, and phones.” “We want the site to load quickly.”

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Sound Effects in E-learning: Top 8 Sample Music Sites

CommLab India

All they ask is that if you use their tracks, you link back to their site or mention them in your credits. . ccMixter : This is a community music remixing site, where you can find a lot of music samples that fall under the Creative Commons license.

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.

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15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

If you know of other free image sites not included in the above list, we would really appreciate if you leave a comment with a link! Are you looking for first-rate, attention-grabbing images for your online training modules?

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This Week on #TalkTech: Mobile Friendly Sites, Game Based Learning Checklist and Design Tips from LucasArts

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss. We discuss three topics a week and the chat lasts around 30 minutes.

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Localization & Training: The Logistics of On-Site Interpretation

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The most well written curriculum can become futile if logistics get in the way, and few logistical tasks will impact your class more hazardously than the need for an on-site interpreter. Have you had any unique experiences scheduling on-site interpreters that you'd like to share? by Jen Weaver. Sun Tzu is credited with saying "The line between disorder and order lies in logistics." " As professional trainers, you know this truth all too well.

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New Feature! Login Using Social Media Sites

DigitalChalk eLearning

We’ve created a great walk-through for you on our developer’s site (don’t let that scare you, you don’t need to be a developer to do this). The only requirement for the student is that they have to have a account on any of those social media sites in order for it to connect.

3 Reasons Why Your Small Business Could Benefit from Using a Ratings and Reviews Site

InsiderHub

One strategy to ease this burden is to use ratings and reviews sites. Here are 3 main benefits your small business can realize by using these sites: Get first-hand user-based recommendations and feedback when you consult ratings and reviews sites before deciding on a purchase.

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eFront Sites for Inspiration

eFront

Several eLearning professionals that use eFront asked me to create an eFront list with sites for inspiration. link] Turkish educational site. link] egitim Chinese learn English site.

Selling and Merchandising Online Courses on Your Site: Best Practices for Increased Conversion

Thought Industries

Buying an online course is a big decision and never, ever an impulse buy at any price.

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Site Builder on eFrontPro 4.3: A familiar, brand new feature!

eFront

In fact, the first of these new versions has just landed, bringing along two great new features: the Site Builder and the Gamification engine. Let’s get site building. The post Site Builder on eFrontPro 4.3:

Welcome TechSmith's New Education Community Site

Visual Lounge

We made the site with you in mind and need your input on what you need and how to improve. So, poke around the site and let us know what you think. Check out some useful links from the new site below! Education Community Site. I'm happy to share some good news with you!

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Book Review: Leaving ADDIE for SAM, by Michael Allen with Richard Sites by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

If you’re looking for the next must-read book for learning professionals, this is it.

PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

When you can't be there in person, but you want to send along a PowerPoint deck in your place, there are a few reasons why you might want to use a slide-sharing site. Whatever the case, a slide-sharing site can give you the peace of mind of not having to worry about technical snafus while giving you a platform to attract potential viewers. Today I'm going to explore five slide-sharing site options. authorSTREAM is a pretty standard choice among slide-sharing sites.

New Feature! Log In Using Social Media Sites

DigitalChalk eLearning

We’ve created a great walk-through for you on our developer’s site (don’t let that scare you, you don’t need to be a developer to do this). The only requirement for the student is that they have to have a account on any of those social media sites in order for it to connect.

New eLearning Templates Site!

eLearning Brothers

New eLearning Templates Site. We launched a new and improved eLearning Templates site. The Next Generation of our templates and website have arrived! Tons of video tutorials (new ones added weekly). New products. eLearning Template blog. New bundles.

Creating The Best e-Learning Design Ever!

Allen Interactions

By Richard Sites | Vice President - Training & Marketing | @rhillsites. e-Learning Design Richard Sites Instructional DesignThis is the holy grail of Instructional Design. The creation of the best design.

Book Review: Leaving ADDIE for SAM Field Guide, by Richard Sites and Angel Green by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

Leaving ADDIE for SAM Field Guide, by Richard Sites and Angel Green, is chock-full of checklists, worksheets, templates, and tools. Written as a follow-up to Michael Allen’s 2012 bestseller Leaving ADDIE for SAM, the recently released. The Field Guide is sure to become a go-to reference as you make the. most of the Successive Approximation Model (SAM) in your organization. Design Strategies Development Strategies Instructional Design Project Management

How to Embed Your Instagram Video on Your Site

KZO Innovations

Facebook recently rolled out video on Instagram , leaving both Instagram enthusiasts and Vine users to explore the latest in video sharing. When the social networking giant announced it, too, would offer its users video functionality, consumers and brands gained an additional option to leverage their brand messaging. . Right now, Instagram video is the hottest way for brands to leverage content. However, it’s lacking in one key area: the ability to embed the short videos elsewhere.

21 Reasons Why Stock Photo Sites Make Me Cry

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach 21 Reasons Why Stock Photo Sites Make Me Cry. Frustrated because you can't find the right photo? Cry along with me. Graphics

What I am hearing and seeing in E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Web site stinks = product stinks. What has always amazed me are number of e-learning vendor web sites whose design looks like it came from 1995 when Netscape ruled the land. I mean look at any other industry, any industry and check out their vendors’ web sites. I’d love to identify the top twenty worst LMS vendor web sites out there – but there are way too many to pick. The site stinks – the product stinks.

Sonic Foundry's Media Site

Web Courseworks

I posted a Media Review for TMR of the Media Site web casting product in 2007. Recently, John Pollard and Kristin Zurovitch, Sonic Foundry’s Media Site Product Marketing Manager, paid me an office visit to demo and to update me on changes to the system.

Social Media Demographics: Who Uses Which Sites?

Marcia Conner

Numerous social media sites have witnessed explosive growth of their user bases in the last several years, but it’s a known fact that the type of user a site attracts varies greatly.

Upwork - Official Site

E-learning Uncovered

Find content writing freelance work on Upwork. 8288 online jobs are available. 536 Freelance Content Writer Jobs available on. one search. all jobs

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Dr. Arsham's Statistics Site

E-learning Uncovered

Statistics Solutions: TutorTeddy offers free Statistics help and Probability help. Ask any Statistics/Probability/Math Question