eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 6-7, 2012 mLearning : Making Learning Mobile, offered by the eLearning Guild, online. Clayton R.

How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

3 Benefits of Video-Based Training Courses. Video-based training courses pack an impressive punch in the area of benefits. For example, a video-based training course is…. Self-paced – A learner can choose his or her own rate at which to advance in the course.

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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.

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This is either in terms of specific needs, e.g., improve customer satisfaction, or as part of an overall eLearning strategy. I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post.

LMS Key Features Facilitate eLearning

TOPYX LMS

There’s no denying that LMS key features facilitate eLearning. If you’re unsure as to what eLearning is then you are not alone. eLearning’ is a red-hot term these days. According to eLearning NC, “Understanding eLearning is simple.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. link] ResearchatAUC/conferences/ elearning/Pages/default.aspx January 11-14, 2009 Association for Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education (ACUTA) Winter Seminar – Unified IP Communications Applications Across the Enterprise and Preparing Communications Technologies for Emergencies and Disasters, Palm Springs, California, USA.

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

eLearning is not a big cost-cutter. Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons. This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago. eLearning was going to make email look like a rounding error. First-generation eLearning was a flop.

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

eLearning is not a big cost-cutter. Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons. This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago. In that first wave of eLearning, venture capitalists and the learning industry saw fortunes to be made by replacing instructors with computers. Here’s what I was blogging five years ago: When I began writing about eLearning in 1998, some of us felt the training industry had struck gold!

eLearning Business Alternatives - Good Discussion

Tony Karrer

Even Valerie in her defense seems to acknowledge that the trend is towards alternatives to courses and courseware. Any industry that has formerly viewed content as the key value point - media, newspapers, education, museums, libraries - are in the middle of a substantial shift.content changes too rapidly to be our value point. An interesting conversation is starting around this month's big question - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do?

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Charles Jennings

Of course he was right. Of course exposure to other people is one of the primary ways we learn and improve our performance. Of course we don’t ‘deliver’ or ‘transfer’ learning either. Of course this is easier said than done. National Library of Australia.

Dated best practices

Jay Cross

ELEARNING BEST PRACTICES SUMMARY. eLearning to address the learning challenges of a distributed. Use eLearning and related techniques to. Use eLearning to improve synergies between. Provide eLearning to the sales department. eLearning. Not just for eLearning.

5 Defining Characteristics of a “Next Gen” LCMS

Xyleme

Xyleme is proud to provide the industry-leading Next Gen LCMS, making it easy for organizations to author, deliver, manage, track, and analyze even the most complex learning content libraries.

How to learn and learn-to-learn

Clark Quinn

For example, the very first time I ran a workshop for the eLearning Guild, while most liked it two people asked for their money back. (I my Revolution/elearning strategy workshop at the upcoming DevLearn).

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

Xyleme

of soft skills, and the paradigm shift of eLearning to Lean Learning. Want to learn more about how our award-winning LCMS helps organizations of all sizes streamline and simplify the management of even the most complex learning libraries? “Your mission, which you have already accepted, is to make change happen… Go make a ruckus.” – Seth Godin.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application that allows a company, school, or organization to administer, document, track, and report on the delivery of educational courses and training programs. Shared media and document library. Shared Media and Document Library. ?.

Video Lessons

Clark Quinn

So, I’ve been creating a ‘deeper elearningcourse for one of the video course providers. And there were some realizations in this, of course. Of course, he’s been doing video for decades.

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LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

In the simplest terms, this is a software package that manages course delivery and administration. An LMS does not create content, but rather helps learners access it, and it also tracks course access, completion, and test scores. Shared Media and Document Library. . ?.

The Need to Adapt to the Speed of Change or Die: lessons for L&D from the retail industry

Charles Jennings

Information dissemination (often the bulk of many training courses) doesn’t constitute the best use of time for specialists in building workforce knowledge and capability, nor for the intended recipients. And we wondered why the generic eLearning library was under-used!

How a Hosted LMS Promotes Corporate Online Learning

TOPYX LMS

An LMS can also be referred to as an eLearning system or a social learning management system. A fully hosted eLearning system is completely hosted by its learning management system provider. Did you know that a hosted LMS promotes online learning in corporate settings? It’s true.

What is an LMS?

TOPYX LMS

LMS” is short for “learning management system,” which can also be referred to as an eLearning system or a social learning management system. Some eLearning systems are built primarily for universities, some for healthcare facilities, and some for corporations.

Content as a Service

Xyleme

Learners must go through a cumbersome process of logging in, registering for the course, launching the course, then navigating through it to find the bit they are interested in. The courses are monolithic; not designed for rapid access, and don’t work the way we’d hope on our beloved mobile devices. It takes months to create big monolithic eLearning courses that we lose control of once we ship to an LMS.

How a Hosted LMS Promotes Online Corporate Learning

TOPYX LMS

An LMS can also be called an eLearning system. A fully hosted eLearning system is completely hosted by its learning management system provider. Putting together content for courses – Some hosted learning management systems have a built-in course content library.

From Content to Experience

Clark Quinn

I think elearning designers have the same problem: they are given a knowledge dump, and have to somehow transform that into an effective experience. They may even have read the Serious eLearning Manifesto , and want to follow it, but struggle with the transition or transformation. The problem is, designers will be told, “we need a course on this”, and given a dump of Powerpoints (PPTs), documents (PDFs), and maybe access to a subject matter expert (SME).

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

slide2learn #iPadEd #mlearning - uLearning Blog , April 4, 2011 Revisiting the Notion of Audiobooks and Public Libraries - The Mobile Learner , April 10, 2011 How can health within clinics be improved by mLearning?

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Why Online Learning is the Best Type of Learning for Employees

TOPYX LMS

Online learning, also known as eLearning, is computer-based learning that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to employees. A fully hosted LMS makes online learning available to employees by supplying companies with an eLearning content library.

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What the Corporate LMS Market Tells Us About the Future of Online Learning in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

A learning management system is a software application designed to deliver educational courses, as well as track, report, document, and administrate them. One way that eLearning specialists can predict a continued expansion of corporate LMS usage is by looking at current statistics concerning the corporate LMS market. The quickest, easiest way is to launch a fully hosted LMS, then use its features, such as LMS content creation/an eLearning content library, to host online courses.

If I Were a Training Vendor …

Dan Pontefract

eLearning is an important piece to the puzzle … but I don’t want to go to your fancy LMS to take it. eLearning also shouldn’t be any longer than one hour these days. Books – for those companies that utilize Books 24×7 or Safari Books as their employee ‘bookshelf’ or ‘library’ … find a way in which to repurpose this informal learning investment into your strategy.

50 best articles on Working Smarter for the first half of 2012

Jay Cross

2b2k][everythingismisc]“Big data for books”: Harvard puts metadata for 12M library items into the public domain. Harvard University has today put into the public domain (CC0) full bibliographic information about virtually all the 12M works in its 73 libraries. 1 – Course hurdle.

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Simulations Games Social and Trends

Tony Karrer

I received some interesting questions (and you know I love questions) from someone doing eLearning industry market research around trends in simulations, games, social learning. This is a case where I look back at what I’ve written: Course and Courseware Fading - The Future of eLearning Shift in Blended Learning - Example of Melding of Training and Support and now I find that I probably should back step a little. Will there remain a need for eLearning libraries?

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The Power of X – Experiential Learning in Today’s World

Charles Jennings

The answer to that question, first and foremost, must be for them to stem the flow of content-heavy courses and re-focus on what they can do to replace content with experiences or, at least, replace a large amount of the content with more opportunities for experience.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These systems were modeled on distance education resources such as programmed texts and course workbooks. Online courses were developed according to a protocol that developed over 20 years of experience. In addition to LOM, the consortium designed Content Packaging, to bundle sets of learning objects for storage and delivery, and sequencing and design specifications, to organize them into courses. To support this course an API between gRSShopper and D2L was developed.

What the Corporate LMS Market Tells Us About the Future

TOPYX LMS

A learning management system is a software application designed to deliver educational courses, as well as track, report, document, and administrate them. One way that eLearning specialists can predict a continued expansion of corporate LMS usage is by looking at current statistics concerning the corporate LMS market. The quickest, easiest way is to launch a fully hosted LMS, then use its features, such as LMS content creation/an eLearning content library, to host online courses.

What the Corporate LMS Market Tells Us About the Future

TOPYX LMS

A learning management system is a software application designed to deliver educational courses, as well as track, report, document, and administrate them. One way that eLearning specialists can predict a continued expansion of corporate LMS usage is by looking at current statistics concerning the corporate LMS market. The quickest, easiest way is to launch a fully hosted LMS, then use its features, such as LMS content creation/an eLearning content library, to host online courses.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

Of course, there’s no easy answers here, but lots we can discuss and learn around this. Of course, there’s a lot of great information out there on this via eLearning Learning under terms like Discussion Forum , Collaboration in Discussion Forums , Discussion Forum Adoption , Benefits of Discussion Forums , Discussion Forum Case Studies. eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

performance.learning.productivity: Getting to the Core of Learning Content in the Internet Age

Charles Jennings

The ‘learning’ referred to here is what we know as formal structured learning activities - classes, courses, programmes, and eLearning. Prior to system roll-out you’re required to attend a 2-hour instructor-led briefing/course along with all your colleagues.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Traditional training departments cannot build courses fast enough to keep up with the speed of change. Standardized courses and workshops multiplied. eLearning was born. Many of the corporations that adopted eLearning fell under the same mistaken spell that beguiled investors.

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Notes from ELI 2015 Riyadh - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

online library - cooperation & entertainment - comouter conference, social netwirks, iTines - external web 2.0 A: I tend to favour one platform, because of support costs, but prefer a flexible and customizable approach - one platform for all is just good business sense Q: suggestion to use MOOCs not to teach a course, but to teach the skills hey need - but how do we make sure students use them?

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Linking me to a chat session is the equivalent of showing me the way to the library. School is chock full of formal learning — courses, classes, and grades that obscure the fact that most learning at school is either self-directed or informal.

2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

Definition: the shift from a predominantly formal instructor-led/eLearning model to one that encompasses formal, informal and social learning methodologies HR & Org Implication: organizational culture can evolve via a strong learning ecosystem; to continue with antiquated ‘spray and pray’ formal only training models is akin to GM’s 2011 automobile lineup being full of SUV’s Work 2.0 When I described eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology.

Is Online Learning the Solution to the Employee Engagement Problem?

TOPYX LMS

Online learning, commonly referred to as eLearning, can increase employee engagement. Asha Pandey, writer for eLearning Industry, said, “Adam Kingl, Director of Learning Solutions at the London Business School says that flexibility is ‘the number one reason’ why employees of today join a workplace. Pandey isn’t the only eLearning expert who thinks online learning is key to employee engagement. Alex Terego, also a contributor to eLearning Industry, is on the same page.

A Window Into The Org

Dan Pontefract

Imagine if you will, in the learning space specifically, that every time a new eLearning course was developed, that a new portal, system or application was also introduced where the employee had to log into to access the actual course. This is a zany example of course, but the point is as we continue to introduce new Web, Learning, Enteprise 2.0 Through the introduction of Web 2.0

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. We could have their face-to-face courses or nothing.

November Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

eLearning report: Review of Learning 2.0 Best of Mobile Learning November 1, 2009 to November 30, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

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