3 Ways to Make eLearning More Accessible for All Employees

TOPYX LMS

Employers must make eLearning accessible for all employees, in addition to creating physical workspaces that are accessible. By implementing a few tips, administrators can create accessible eLearning that is useful to every staff member. Accessibility in the workplace is critical.

What Employee Training Costs Your Business

TOPYX LMS

Most companies offer employees opportunities for training and development. According to Employee Training and Development: Reasons and Benefits , companies that train employees experience:¹. Better user adoption of new technologies.

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Adoption Ideas

Tony Karrer

Halfway through each training, after describing the process, I always asked the same question: Why won't this work for you? Embrace Chaos This reminds me a bit of the adoption trick of letting everyone know how chaotic things are going to be when the new system rolls out. Make it half a solution or a partial solution or a flexible solution so that it can be adopted in ways that work for the individuals who have to do it. Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.com

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

Thank you to our Guest Blogger spearhead eLearning. Elearning is described as the delivery of training or education through digital or electronic methods. The History of Elearning. The Benefits of Elearning. Elearning can benefit both businesses and individuals.

The Case for eLearning in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

The corporate world has seen many training/learning and development trends in its lifetime. eLearning is one that’s here to stay. Over the years, eLearning has become one of the most popular styles of learning in the workplace. eLearning happens in online learning environments.

eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

I'm going to be moderating a CalTech MIT Enterprise Forum that looks at Entrepreneurial Opportunities in eLearning - basically where do we mutually see a good opportunity to create a successful eLearning Startup. I'm working right now with two eLearning startups doing exactly that.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

It’s time to help the C-Suite – aside from Peter Aceto and other learning savvy and employee engagement focused C-Suite leaders – to appreciate and understand that organizations don’t do training anymore. But the C-Suite still thinks that learning is training, right?

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Training department staffing will grow by a modest 2%. Speed will become the new mantra for training.

Training Method Trends

Clark Quinn

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 ), I took a bit of heat, but looking at the trends - Games down! Any kind of training that requires significant upfront effort is going to come under increasing fire. Warning that on Blogs and Podcasts, the numbers are so low that any adoption looks bigger than it really is. Corporate Training Methods But what about in corporate training? Training Methods in Education How does this compare to Education?

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eLearning Defined

Tony Karrer

eLearning / E-Learning - Broad definition of the field of using technology to deliver learning and training programs. Took awhile for the right term to come about, circa 1995 it was all called "Internet based Training", then "Web-based Training" (to clarify that delivery could be on the Inter- or Intra-net), then "Online Learning" and finally e-learning, adopting the in vogue use of "e-" during the dot com boom. This only makes sense in an eLearning world.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Training is not the same as learning 6. Corporate Training Is Broken 7. Chief Learning Officers know training is not working 7. Managers feel training has scant impact 8. Training is out of sync with the times 11.

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ATD 2019: Oprah, Seth Godin & “Causing a Ruckus” in Training & Development

Xyleme

ATD 2019 is officially in the books, and attendees walked away from this year’s event with a wealth of actionable tips as well as big picture ideas about the future of Training and Development. of soft skills, and the paradigm shift of eLearning to Lean Learning. Xyleme’s own Senior Solutions Consultant, Mike Buoy, presented “Simple Strategies You Can Adopt Right Now to Support Personalized Learning” to a full house.

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Xyleme

The enterprise content management software market currently exceeds $4B, so it’s quite clear that the vast majority of organizations place strong emphasis on their ECM strategy – a strategy that the training organization unfortunately typically takes no part in.

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

Assuming that your learning audience regularly visits the enterprise portal, then its great to be able to show employees upcoming learning events, training requirements, content that might be of interest, or other similar things. For example, SumTotal Systems recently announced SumTotal Stream that provides integration with particular tools: Microsoft Outlook: SumTotal's integration allows access to Talent Development tasks within the widely adopted Microsoft Outlook email client.

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008. 1 - "Self-Directed Learning" Increases Due to economic pressures, companies are going to reduce training budgets to a point where it doesn't make sense to create content on marginal topics. 2 - eLearning 2.0 Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 As such, eLearning 2.0 At the same time, organizations who try to create big eLearning 2.0 The above trends around eLearning 2.0,

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

Here are my predictions, but realistically they are more about trends in eLearning and eLearning Software. Prediction #1 => eLearning 2.0 - Increasing Pressure It's safe to predict that you'll be hearing more and more about eLearning 2.0 While large scale adoption will be slow, specific solutions aimed at particular audience needs will be more common. There will be increasing pressure on each of us to understand eLearning 2.0

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn.

eLearning 2.0 - An Immediate, Important Shift

Tony Karrer

I just finished reading a blog post on Read/Write Web - eLearning 2.0 - All You Need to Know. I'm a big believer in eLearning 2.0 and it's interesting to R/WW's take on eLearning 2.0. As you read through the post, you really don't get any sense for what eLearning 2.0 They talk about things like Nuuvo (more or less an LMS), Google Apps (online applications) as examples of eLearning 2.0 Without some explanation of how they might be used in an eLearning 2.0

SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

As we shift from ‘training is an event’ to ‘learning is continuous, collaborative and connected’ through formal, informal and social learning opportunities, there is less need for a stand-alone LMS and a greater need to connect the functions of an LMS (course registration, eLearning player, etc.)

Why an LMS is a Safe Business Investment

TOPYX LMS

These individuals often assume that eLearning is too expensive, is a fad or is not the best option for facilitating corporate training. eLearning saves companies’ money, and we’re not talking about small amounts. Obviously, the financial future of the eLearning market is secure.

Google Wave – Social Learning – Business – eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 12, 2009 to June 19, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. By Kurt Squire , June 17, 2009 Interesting Web Sites for Game-Based Training, e-Learning and Education: , June 17, 2009 10 Strategies for Integrating Learning and Work (part 1) , June 15, 2009 What is a Game? Browse eLearning Content

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3 Reasons Why Every LMS Needs Tin Can API Functionality

TOPYX LMS

The trouble is, most people don’t know what Tin Can API is or understand why it’s crucial to successful implementation of an LMS, also referred to as an eLearning system. Basically, SCORM ensures that any eLearning system can play any eLearning content. LMS & eLearning

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Will Blogs, Wikis, RSS, Mashups be Used in Corporate eLearning?

Tony Karrer

I saw another post from Dave Boggs, Has The Blogging Trend Begun To Fade, Even Before It Ever Got Started In Corporate Training / e-Learning Environments? In this post, Dave unfortunately lumps together blogs, wikis, mashups, rss feed together (probably because eLearning 2.0 However, I think the answer about adoption rates is going to be quite different for these things with Wikis and Mashups being adopted at a very high rate. RSS and Blogs have much slower adoption.

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TOPYX a Top LMS Solution for Associations

TOPYX LMS

Their research helps organizations at every stage of the learning technology lifecycle, including business case development, requirements identification, technology vendor selection, deployment and adoption marketing. LMS & eLearning

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of the past decade, learning management systems (LMSs) have been adopted by companies in most industry sectors, including business, healthcare, nonprofit, association, multinational, and public sector. LMS & eLearning

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The Case for Self-Paced Learning in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

The corporate world has seen many training/learning and development trends in its lifetime; self-paced learning is one that’s here to stay. Company leaders can help employees “own” their training by giving them the opportunity to pace their learning. LMS & eLearning

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

Second, this type of learning has the power to transform employees’ attitudes about training, increase knowledge retention, and create a learning culture in the workplace, among other things. However, it functions the same way in the workplace and corporate training room.

Learning Pulse

Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse October 30th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Harold Jarche is blogging about the future of the training department , briefly looking back at the pre-training age and then at how training has evolved after its invention in the 20th century. Learning technologies are not adopted similarly by all types of people. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

Second, this type of learning has the power to transform employees’ attitudes about training, increase knowledge retention, and create a learning culture in the workplace, among other things. However, it functions the same way in the workplace and corporate training room.

Meet Your Employees’ Social Learning Needs with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

In addition to being social, we are also highly adaptable and have an impressive ability to quickly adopt new behaviors. What is the primary type of training that happens in the workplace? You guessed it: observational training. LMS & eLearning

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0

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How Learning Management Systems Increase ROI of L&D Programs

TOPYX LMS

This means an organization that employs 1000 people can spend at least $1 million per year on training. Why the current emphasis on corporate training? Are Corporate Training Investments Paying Off? This type of culture heavily emphasizes its training initiatives.

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Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

This can increase a company’s need for expensive formal training. In order to adopt a policy of knowledge sharing and maintain that level of innovation, companies will have to create atmospheres in which sharing knowledge is ‘safe’. LMS & eLearning

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

This can increase a company’s need for expensive formal training. In order to adopt a policy of knowledge sharing and maintain that level of innovation, companies will have to create atmospheres in which sharing knowledge is ‘safe’. LMS & eLearning

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

Training programs – 8%. by Jay Cross and Internet Time Group : In 2005, Marcia Conner wrote, “Most learning doesn’t occur in formal training programs. Formal learning methods (instructor-led trainings, for example) can be quite expensive. LMS & eLearning

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. " The Top 10 Free Educational Video Games (John Rice) Game programming tools (Tony Forster ) 21 days of Wiki Adoption (Stewart Mader) Wikis at Work: Benefits and Practices by Jeanne C. which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity

TOPYX LMS

Accessing mission critical information, including eLearning and other online learning resources, with an employee’s own device whenever and wherever they may be reduces a barrier that limits adoption and engagement. LMS & eLearning

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. tools for training purposes and this figure is rising fast. Myth #3: Training and development organizations will make stand-alone social media platform decisions.

The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Charles Jennings

Last month Tony Karrer wrote an very insightful piece on his eLearning Technology blog about the Business of Learning. It certainly doesn’t lie in the provision of ' training'. I analysed the training supplier base in considerable detail – spreadsheets and spreadsheets of analysis.