7 Insider Secrets To Vet Web Conferencing Software Vendors

eLearning Industry

Support services and industry experience are crucial—and often overlooked—decision-making factors. In this article, I share 7 insider secrets to vet web conferencing software vendors to get maximum value for money. Web Conferencing Software Distributed Teams eLearning eBooks Remote Working Web Conferencing Software Vendors Web Conferencing ToolsThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Leverage Web Conferencing Integrations In Your LMS to Accelerate Learning


An LMS with multiple web conferencing integrations will boost your learner’s engagement. A learning management system (LMS) with web conferencing features will benefit your company by adding a social aspect to your learning and development. Implementing an LMS that’s integrated with the web conferencing tools you’re already familiar with will have other benefits, as well. A flexible support solution.

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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. A Section 508 Web Accessiblity Success Story. The Information Technology Support Center (ITSC) is an organization within NASWA, established as a national resource by the U.S.

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Responsive Web Design: Creating Content for Better User Experience


According to the leading news and information resource site Mashable 2013 is the year of Responsive Web Design (RWD). But with varying devices with different screen resolutions, it becomes increasingly difficult for web developers to make the content compatible with every device and, at the same time, provide a uniform user experience. Blog e-Learning m-Learning Tools & Technologies mobile-enabled learning Responsive Web Design RWD

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The Web Conference at Penn State


The Web Conference at Penn State brings together professionals from graphic design, front-end development, content strategy, accessibility, information architecture, instructional design, online marketing, and other interactive technology fields to gain a better understanding of how these elements must work in harmony. From Shawn Rosler , we had a great refresher in mobile performance support. Steve Howard was particularly helpful in supporting learning analytics in Higher Ed.

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MEPP Program Moodle & Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks

MEPP Program About four years ago, the UW Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD) approached Web Courseworks about hosting a Learning Management System (LMS). As a private sector partner, we were chosen by UW Engineering because of our attention to the workforce learner as opposed to supporting technology for on-campus learners. eLearning conferences distance learning elearning moodle The Wisconsin Idea Web Courseworks

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How to choose between web and native apps for mobile learning?

Origin Learning

Web apps. Web apps refer to applications or web sites that are created using web development languages such as HTML5 and JavaScript delivered via a browser. Since every mobile device comes with a pre-installed browser, web apps are easy to create and deliver for a large audience. A common example of a web app is mobile websites of newspapers. Let us consider two scenarios to understand the implications of each: Scenario I: Web instead of native.

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Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

The era of web-based authoring systems is here. Web-based products such as Claro and Composica promise to solve collaborative dilemmas and enable development teams to create engaging and interactive learning content with ease. We’ve been using our own collaborative web-based development tool, CourseCreate, at Web Courseworks for the past 15 years. Web-Based Authoring: The Rise of Collaborative Content Creation.

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Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve

Bottom-Line Performance

Mobile learning allows you to deliver on-demand support wherever and whenever learners need it. I sat down with one of our Senior Learning Designers, Kristen Hewett , to discuss how we advise our clients on implementing blended learning, mobile technologies and performance support. The solutions span from online discovery-based modules to face-to-face training sessions, and even a mobile app with performance support tools and reinforcement activities.

How chatbots can support remote learning

Mobile Coach

SMS US: Say Hi to (260) 264-8043 CA: Say Hi to (289) 276-1204 Click here for Microsoft Teams and say Hi Click here for web widget. The post How chatbots can support remote learning appeared first on Mobile Coach. COVID 19 has forced businesses to find new ways to operate.

Performance Support

Clark Quinn

Great post by Jay Cross that uses the history of performance support to set up the need for what Jay calls Learnscapes. Jay tells us: Performance support is blossoming in organizations today under the label of Web 2.0. I actually don't think that Gloria would consider external resources (which we've had for years as reference systems that go along with software) as a form of Electronic Performance Support Systems (EPSS). really gets you performance support.

How the Accessible Canada Act Will Impact Web Publishers

Magic EdTech

The Act received unanimous support in the House of Commons in May of 2019, and it will: Create disability standards. Support the Government of Canada as it works with stakeholders to create new accessibility regulations. Ontario requires all web content to follow WCAG 2.0 It includes an Accessible Information and Communications Standard which requires web publishers to follow strict guidelines for accessibility.

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How Experience API Can Support Personalized E-Learning in Organizations

Origin Learning

Basically, Tin Can API is a web service that allows its applications to send ‘statements of experience’ to a Learning Record Store. For example, if an employee called Lacey attends a TED talk, participates in a workshop outside of office or even reads a research paper on the web – her LMS can keep a track of all these learning activities irrespective of whether they were self-initiated or were a part of the formal training.

The tribal web

Learning with 'e's

When observed in its entirety however, the trails of evidence emerging on the Web can readily support the notion of the virtual clan. The evidence for clannish behaviour online is abundant too, as seen in the creation of specific cultural artefacts that identify distinct web user groupings. Online, en masse The tribal web by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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LMS Support: Top questions you’re not asking your LMS vendors — but should

Blue Sky eLearn

That’s the critical support component. And if they do ask tough questions, the questions don’t dig deep enough and may not reveal major gaps in the LMS functionality, support, and team/company strength. Nothing – not sparkling demos, a fancy web site, or sales incentives – is as important as finding a strong, growing, dedicated LMS vendor with a customer-focused culture. Do you have a full-time, dedicated admin support team? Admin Support Team Organization.

Web 2.0 for Learning – CIASTD presentation

Bottom-Line Performance

I presented a webinar over lunch today for CIASTD on Web 2.0. There is so much to know about Web 2.0, Here are some of my favorite resources: Go2Web2 is a list of thousands of web 2.0 Browsing around and skimming through some of the tools available is a good way to get a sense of all the creative things that are being done with Web 2.0 Jane Hart does a wonderful job of listing and categorizing tools for Web 2.0.

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Mozilla Global “Maker Party” Supports Web Literacy by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Almost 2,000 Maker Party events will bring tens of thousands of web users worldwide together as part of. This effort is dedicated to teaching web literacy as the educational. the Mozilla Webmaker project. background needed for success anywhere. The annual Maker Party season kicks off today and runs. through September 15. Learn about the Maker Parties and how to participate! Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Media Mobile Learning Professional Development

Five Golden Rules of ARIA To Support Accessibility

Magic EdTech

As we grapple with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic across the globe, it is vital to highlight web accessibility. Let’s understand web accessibility in detail. The Role of WAI-ARIA In Web Accessibility. HTML is the pillar stone for web accessibility.


Five Ways eLearning Supports Remote Workers

eLearning Brothers

When managers, direct reports, and colleagues work side-by-side, it’s easy to create a supportive work environment. If your organization has remote workers—or plans to expand the option to work remotely—make sure you support workers with eLearning that increases their knowledge but also provides support in these other ways: Commitment: The long-term value of onboarding new hires is a hot topic today.

Social and Semantic Web

Clark Quinn

Yesterday I attended the Social Web incubator Bar Camp of the W3C , focusing on issues in web support for social media. The issue on the table is what sorts of standards might be necessary or desirable to support social networking on the web in interoperable ways. One statement that resonated was a comparison between the social web and social networks as being analogous to open space versus silos. The next generation, I believe , so-called web 3.0,

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Meetup: Building highly scalable web apps using ASP.NET Core


With the release of RC1 of ASP.NET Core (previous ASP.NET 5), Microsoft has thrown its full support behind the open-source software approach. New integrations for Node.js, Gulp and Grunt, npm, bower and json based configuration are now included out of the box with new.NET web projects. Additionally, the new.NET Core CLR has been made completely open source and allows.NET web applications to be run on nearly any operating system. Join us for our monthly Azure Meetup!

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How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace


Technologies That Support English Language Teaching/Learning. Speaking of technologies that support ELT, Lotbiniere wrote “Computer games are long-established but a book exploring how these games can be used in language teaching, Digital Play , from Delta Publishing, caught the judges’ attention in the Innovation in Teacher Resources category. Many different types of technology, new and old, support ELT.

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TCC09 Keynote: Global Collaboration in the Web 2.0 World

Experiencing eLearning

Summary: Web 2.0 In this presentation, Sue Waters will guide you on a tour of how educators, from different educational sectors, utilize web technologies with their learners to collaborate on global projects. With Web 2.0 Sue’s wiki to support teachers building PLNs. Posted in Learning Communities, PLE, Read/Write Web. Tags: Learning Communities PLE Read/Write Web Flat Classroom Sue Waters TCC09 Atlas, it's time for your bath.

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Want to go mobile for learning and support?

Allison Rossett

There is great excitement about the potential of mobile devices for learning and support. Workplace learning professionals now find themselves in the middle of conversations about leveraging mobile devices for growth and support. Discussions often revolve around questions about native vs. mobile web apps. while mobile web apps take a ‘code once, run in all’ approach. Let’s look at the considerations associated with four options for mobile learning and support.

How an LMS can Support Nonprofit Training

eThink Education

These are all critical programs driven by a mission to provide services that address society’s needs, with many supporting underprivileged communities. Three Ways an LMS Can Support Nonprofit Training.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace


Technologies That Support English Language Teaching/Learning. Speaking of technologies that support ELT, Lotbiniere wrote “Computer games are long-established but a book exploring how these games can be used in language teaching, Digital Play , from Delta Publishing, caught the judges’ attention in the Innovation in Teacher Resources category. Many different types of technology, new and old, support ELT.

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Using Students as Tech Support

TechSmith Camtasia

We may never have enough technology support in education, but one of the most overlooked resources is our students! My proposal to the parents, teachers and tech directors out there is to include students in providing support. 19 for over ten years and have had students provide tech support for all of that time. The students create video tutorials, present at conferences, and produce a live weekly online tech support show found on our website, Tech Sherpas.

Web vs Apps: The Battle Rages On


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. A year earlier, Joel Spolsky, who had helped create Visual Basic and was a project manager for Excel, had written an article saying that Microsoft had lost the API war, and that the Web makes the operating system irrelevant. In the beginning it wasn’t much of a threat to the web. And the web is, well, not as good in mobile.

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Reflections on Web 2.0 Expo

Clark Quinn

Last October I toured the expo associated with O’Reilly’s Web 2.0 I also talked to Social Text, seeing if they supported user-generation of video (no). Likely it will have to be developed for the group being supported (tho’ I’d like a more generic one if I could). Conference, and had the chance again this week. Somehow, it didn’t feel as vibrant. Still, there were some interesting developments.

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Learning System Vendors Support Ratings

eLearning 24-7

And if you are like me, having outstanding support when it comes to your learning system should equally be of high importance. The same holds true when it comes to support. Every vendor will state to you, if asked, how great is their support. Based on track records, heard from folks who have systems, heard at trade shows, or randomly asked or my experience over the years, support continues to be a hot topic. Not every vendor has bad or average support.

Twitter can Support and Enhance the Impact of Instructor-led Learning: 3 Popular Ways


It is evident that web-based tools, such as Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts, Videocasts and Media sharing sites and social messaging sites like Twitter, can create collaborative knowledge with the concerted efforts of all learners. Most instructors now have an easy availability of web-based tools that can help them extend and enhance learning processes. Giving Support: New members within a group can be supported with the social platform, with a special introduction message.

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. UI is still relevant for web conferencing – Oh, a High Five to Webex for having a slick UI – finally!

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The Game Changer for WordPress LMS Web Hosting with Tom Fanelli


Learn about the game changer for WordPress LMS web hosting with Tom Fanelli in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. And then he had to get in touch with his web host, and someone manually restarted his PHP to get the site back up.

Web resources to help you transition from classroom to online learning

Limestone Learning

Join Michael Moore, Senior Advisory Consultant at D2L, while he explores the four steps every organization can take to build a culture of learning that maximizes each employee’s potential and gives remote workers access to the same professional development and skills-mapping support as those on site. They masterfully manage the web platform, create a powerful learning experience, keep it “up close and personal” and make it seem as if you are in a collaborative classroom.

WCAG 2.1 – Supporting Accessibility Worldwide

Magic EdTech

WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) is an internationally established set of guidelines for accessible content on the Internet. The WCAG established by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), is the leading standards organization for the Internet. When people fill in a web form, they are usually expected to provide information about themselves in various fields. Animation from Interactions – This allows users to prevent animation from being displayed on Web pages.