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.”

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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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5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

If web accessibility issues for disabled users aren’t accounted for and addressed at the outset of the design process, the back end of a project can morph into an imposing labyrinth of alt-text, tabbing, transcript, and template color contrast nightmares.

Web trust

Clark Quinn

And sometimes, particularly when there’s a potential tangible relationship, I will actually go visit sites. When I go to sites (not from familiar companies, but new ones), one of the places I’m very likely to visit is the ‘About Us’ page or equivalent. There are sites that are clearly out to make money, and some that are out to meet a real need. And when you get both together, need and clue, you have a site you are willing to investigate further.

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The changing Web

Learning with e's

The web is constantly changing. Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Essentially, Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Web 2.0

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Web 2.0 culture

Learning with e's

Secondly, it is so you can reap the exponential rewards the social web offers. But the ethos of sharing on the social web goes deeper than the act of sharing content. It's also the adoption of a new mindset and a new culture for many professionals - the culture of Web 2.0.

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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Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends

eLearning 24-7

Web Conferencing Pricing. Separate pricing for webinars versus web meetings – Sure there are vendors that do not, but more on the whole that do. and sharing them with folks in the conference, including PPT too; web touring, scheduling meetings/conferences, registration links, reminders; viewing via webcam or whatever web video device you are using. I also am seeing more on-site deployment, which I admit seems backwards. I know what you are thinking.

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Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]

mLearning Revolution

Having said that, I personally think that going the mobile web route is a better way to go for mLearning. Mobile Native Apps for mLearning, the Mobile Web or both? Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post''s poll.

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Responsive Web Design: Creating Content for Better User Experience

G-Cube

According to the leading news and information resource site Mashable 2013 is the year of Responsive Web Design (RWD). Blog e-Learning m-Learning Tools & Technologies mobile-enabled learning Responsive Web Design RWD

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

Bottom-Line Performance

Web designers are making strategic decisions about how to optimize their websites for mobile devices. #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.

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President Elect Brings Web 2.0 to the People

Kapp Notes

We all know that President-elect Barack Obama used text messages and his web site to a distinct advantage in the election. Check out the entire article Obama launches Web site to reach public.

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Web vs Apps: The Battle Rages On

eFront

The Web was the undisputed king, and with the advent of AJAX and modern CSS, future software was going to be written for the browser. In the beginning it wasn’t much of a threat to the web. The other thing is that since the time the web triumph was ascertained, mobile happened.

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Web 3.0 and onwards

Learning with e's

Web 3.0: I was invited by Vitalmeet to present my latest views on the future of the web in education, so I chose to talk about 'Web 3.0 - the way forward?' I promised I would post them up on my Slideshare site so they could gain access. My Web 3.0 Web 3.0

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

InsiderHub

In this age of technology and web-based solutions, there is an overwhelming number of products, applications, and services that aim to woo big and small business owners and decision-makers with promises to rake in profits. One strategy to ease this burden is to use ratings and reviews sites.

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Adobe Captivate 5/5.5: Removing The Web Page Margin

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  Save and close the HTML file and then open in your web browser. If you're looking for some awesome Captivate widgets, check out Rod's site. by Kevin Siegel    I received an email from a Captivate developer asking if it was possible to remove the white space that appears between the browser toolbars and SWF when a lesson is opened within a browser. In the image below, notice that there is white space above the SWF (just below the browser's menu bar). 

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Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

As a result, the following post is Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning. The following list contains free and open source Web Conferencing tools that are nt in particular order. ConnectNow operates inside a web browser.

Create Web Pages for Free and Save Them as PDF

Rapid eLearning

The first is an easy way to create quick, disposable web pages using your email. And the other is a way to save web pages as PDF for later reference. Create Free Web Pages. Publishthis.email lets you create quick and simple web pages. Save Web Pages as PDF.

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

eFront

We’ve built eFrontPro from scratch with a revamped architecture and the latest web technologies to showcase our vision for how a modern eLearning platform should be. Let’s get site building. The post Site Builder on eFrontPro 4.3:

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students.

Using Screenshots to Streamline Your Web Design Process

Visual Lounge

Anyone who has been involved in the Web development process can likely attest to all of these aspects. Web design is a visual medium, and annotations are the most effective way to give feedback throughout the entire process. Ready to begin using screenshots in your web design process?

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.

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Web Conferencing 101 – The Basics

eLearning 24-7

Web conferercing continues to be hot, but it is not as easy as just selecting vendor x or y, rather to find the best solution, it is important to identify certain items and features before moving forward. . event management, e-commerce (if available), audio conferencing and how it works with web conferencing vendors, who is in the tablet space, and my personal picks. You would assume that pricing for web conferencing products is cut and dry. web cam) capability.

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Creately Web Based Diagramming Tool

Moodle Journal

A little bit of cross posting between my blogs here but if you have use for a diagramming tool and not come across Creately yet, then I think it is well worth paying a visit to the site.

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Why Your Association Should Be Considering Responsive Web Design

Association eLearning

The technology site Mashable even declared 2013, “The Year of Responsive Design.”. To a user browsing your site from her Android phone, the site might be a single-column layout with a small dropdown menu.

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.

The web at twenty

Jay Cross

Tim Berners-Lee invented the web. The act you’ve known for all these years, The incredible, mind-expanding world wide web. Twenty years ago, pre-browser, I remember logging onto the web, not quite sure why. And Sir Tim’s amazing World Wide Web!

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The Web 3.0 Social Network

Learning with e's

I hope you enjoy it. :-) For many people the Social Web is simply far too complex to organise. These stagnant accounts clog up the Web and use up valuable memory on someone's server somewhere. Some people are completely confused over the whole Web 2.0

When is it time to switch from a free to a paid web analytics solution?

InsiderHub

You might be new to the Web analytics scene, but if you’ve ever had anything to do with the analysis of Web user behavior, you’ve no doubt heard of Google Analytics (GA), the “Big Predecessor” of them all. Need help using the site?

Learning Web Design & Development is fun when Gamified

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

TeamTreehouse.com The blog post points out the use of gamification elements in the web development learning environment created by Team Treehouse. I have a couple reasons for sharing this with you: 1 ) I really like the design of both the site and the video lessons.

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Synchronized Web Browsing

InSync Training

I In this blog series, Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics, I''ll be sharing high-level summaries of virtual classroom tools, including chat , breakout rooms , whiteboards , application sharing , synchronized web browsing , and survey and feedback tools. Synchronized Web Browsing.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I primarily used the eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks sites and used Conference , Online Facilitation of Conferences , Online Interaction in Conferences , Moderating Online Interaction , and others. When developing PowerPoint slides to use in web conference training follow these guidelines: Simplify content. Conference Survival Guide for the Web Worker.

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The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Social Learning

A friend of mine recently sent me a fascinating article titled “ The Shrinking of the Non-Social Web ” which contained some real eye-openers. A brief overview of the content of the article: Traditional use of the Web (i.e.

Ecommerce: One Size Does Not Fit All

The Peformance Improvement

It’s as if companies forget everything they know about customer service when they build a Web site. This seems to describe much of what goes on in Web site development today. Web site developers could learn much from Zingerman’s approach to the customer experience.

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