Engaging Learning and the Serious eLearning Manifesto

Clark Quinn

There were nine elements that characterized why learning should be ‘hard fun’ More recently, we released the Serious eLearning Manifesto. Here we had eight values that differentiated between ordinary elearning and serious elearning.

eLearning Land

Clark Quinn

This post is just a bit of elearning silliness, parodying our worst instincts… Welcome back my friends, to the show that never ends. Microlearning, contextual performance support, mobile elearning, chunking, just-in-time, it’s all there.

Mahid Abdulkarim at eLearning Africa.

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a talk by Mahid Abdulkarim at eLearning Africa. I want to tell you a story. We ll learn from stories. I hope it will show why technology means so much for a student like me. My country, Sudan, went through a revolution. We overthrew a president of 30 years. I got to witness this.

The 4 Biggest Employee Training Problems eLearning Solves for Enterprises

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eLearning and Corporate Training eLearning LMS Mobile Learning Employee Training Retail TrainingEmployee training is a top priority for many companies. Last year, enterprises spent between $1,075 and $1,886 per learner on training and development.

eLearning Reports: 3 LMS Metrics That Indicate Course Effectiveness

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LMS learners waste up to 40 percent of their time due to "frustrating experiences" with online courses, per eLearning Industry. eLearning LMS LMS Reporting

Linda Nanan Vallee at eLearning Africa

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a talk by Linda Nanan Vallee at eLearning Africa. I felt close to something Jef said earlier, about the mission we have on Earth. So I just wanted to share some very personal things, because I fel like we are a family. When I was young I wanted to become a fighter pilot.

Q&A on the Future of Social, Mobile and eLearning

Dan Pontefract

I was asked to comment on a few questions related to eLearning, social learning, etc. What does the future of eLearning look like? I’ve always loathed the term eLearning. Many people are forced to take eLearning.

Reordering the Serious eLearning Manifesto

Clark Quinn

So, as you may know (and if you don’t, you should ), almost three years ago now, I teamed up with colleagues Michael Allen, Julie Dirksen, & Will Thalheimer (all worth knowing about) and put together the Serious eLearning Manifesto.

Getting Serious about eLearning

Clark Quinn

Well, I won’t give it all away, since we’re doing an official launch next week, but in short, we’re attempting to do something about what we perceive as the sorry state of elearning.

3 eLearning Tips that Will Grow Your Business

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eLearning LMS Customer Service“You're either growing or you're dying.” 1 It’s a bold statement from a Forbes contributor, but one that’s generally accepted in the business world. But while growth is critical to a thriving business, it’s important to focus on sustainable growth.

4 Major Advances in the eLearning Industry in 2018

TOPYX LMS

The eLearning industry is booming. Online learning content and tools are becoming increasingly effective and sophisticated, and companies are adopting eLearning in droves. eLearning LMS LMS Trends LMS Industry

eLearning Grows Small Businesses

TOPYX LMS

eLearning tools provide solutions for small businesses wanting to facilitate employee collaboration. Some people mistakenly assume eLearning systems are designed primarily for large businesses. eLearning Encourages Employee Collaboration. LMS & eLearning

B2B eLearning Solutions Combine Affordable Services

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Thankfully, companies needing essential B2B products and services can find their saving grace in a low-cost eLearning platform. Still, it is the rare company that does not at least wish eLearning were an integral part of its culture. The Benefits of Leveraging an eLearning System.

Some new elearning companies ;)

Clark Quinn

Here’s a collection of those that have piqued my interest of late: Sisters eLearning: these folks are taking a kinder, gentler approach to their products and marketing their services. Their signature offering is a suite of templates for your elearning featuring cooperative play. It’s a serendipity model, where there’s a chance it just might be the right bit at the right time, which is certainly better than your existing elearning.

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 to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

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A number of these company leaders are interested in investing in eLearning, or online learning. What holds them back is the unknown about eLearning’s return on investment. Does eLearning have a good ROI? Measuring the Initial Investment of eLearning. eLearning is not free.

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How to Refresh Your eLearning Content for 2019

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1 Each year, companies spend billions of dollars on eLearning content, and “this segment of the eLearning market is considered to be the largest contributor of corporate eLearning revenues. eLearning and Corporate Training

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Clayton R.

What is Elearning?

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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.

3 Reasons eLearning Enriches Company Culture

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Organizational leaders may be surprised to learn that eLearning can maximize company culture like no other tool. eLearning and Corporate Training eLearning LMSAccording to Entrepreneur.com, a recent study by Columbia University indicated that employee turnover at an organization with rich company culture was likely to be about 13.9 percent, while job turnover at a company with sub-par culture could potentially be 48.4 percent.¹

Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

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6 Effective eLearning Techniques for Large Enterprises

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Creating functional, valuable eLearning courses can be a challenge, particularly in a large enterprise. But the benefits of eLearning are substantial. A good eLearning program can increase employee engagement by up to 18 percen t 1 , i mprove employee engagement, and reduce turnover.

How to Leverage eLearning Gamification in Your Online L&D Program

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Leveraging eLearning gamification in an L&D program is one of the best moves companies can make. It can be transformational for an eLearning program as well as for general business operations. eLearning and Corporate Training Employee Training Gamification

mLearning more than mobile elearning?

Clark Quinn

Someone tweeted about their mobile learning credo, and mentioned the typical ‘mlearning is elearning, extended’ view. Which I rejected, as I believe mlearning is much more (and so should elearning be). That would take me back to mlearning being more than just mobile elearning, as Jason Haag has aptly separated. Sure, mobile elearning can be a subset of mlearning, but not the whole picture.

3 Ways to “Spring Clean” eLearning Content

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Are you using LMS-based learning or utilizing any eLearning content? It’s safe to assume that individuals understand eLearning to simply be learning that is enabled and available online. eLearning can be fun, easy, and affordable. The Importance of Organizing eLearning Content.

How to Leverage eLearning Software to Grow Your Association this Year

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But one you may not have considered or fully leveraged is eLearning software. A common tool in associations, or an investment that’s easy to make, eLearning software can foster growth by appealing to the right members and keeping current members happy.

eLearning Process Survey results!

Clark Quinn

So, a few weeks ago I ran a survey asking about elearning processes*, and it’s time to look at the results (I’ve closed it). eLearning process is something I’m suggesting is ripe for change, and I thought it appropriate to see what people thoughts.

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3 Tips for Creating the Perfect eLearning Video for Your Onboarding Program

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Here’s why: eLearning LMS Employee Training Employee OnboardingOnboarding is one of the most critical types of employee training.

eLearning for Kids

Jay Cross

eLearning for Kids. That’s when you turn to eLearning for Kids. Established eight years ago by my friend Nick Van Dam, eLearning for Kids serves up free lessons to millions of kids aged five to twelve. eLearning for Kids is run by volunteers and funded with contributions.

Levels of eLearning Quality

Clark Quinn

Of late, I’ve been both reviewing eLearning, and designing processes & templates. As I’ve said before , the nuances between well-designed and well produced eLearning are subtle, but important. Reading a forthcoming book that outlines the future but recounts the past, it occurs to me that it may be worthwhile to look at a continuum of possibilities.

What Features Do Technology Companies Need in eLearning Software?

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Many choose eLearning software to help them train their workforce. eLearning can help IT companies and departments tremendously, addressing their training needs in an automated, centrally managed, time and cost-effective way,” stated eLearning Fits the IT Industry to a T.¹

elearning versus mlearning

Clark Quinn

pointed to this post saying “mLearning is starting to diverge from eLearning not only in specific meaning, but in approach and design as well”, and I want to politely disagree. Depends, of course, on what you mean by elearning, to start with. The clear implication is that elearning is about courses on the desktop. Of course, I acknowledge that, to most, elearning is the simple case. Mayra Aixa Avilar (who I hope to meet someday, maybe at mLearnCon ?)pointed

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest. Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark?

eLearning Promotes Work-Life Balance, Motivates Employees

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Actually, eLearning technology is the solution to the work-life balance dilemma. eLearning Promotes Balance Between Career and Personal Life. At first glance, it may seem as if an eLearning system would add more items to an employee’s daily to-do list, but that’s not the case.

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.

The Case for eLearning in the Workplace

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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 helps adult learners keep and later use crucial training information. What do microlearning and eLearning have to do with one another?

Leverage eLearning Tools to Organize Business

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Leveraging eLearning Tools for Business Organization. Learning management systems, also referred to as eLearning systems, offer a central location that makes it easy to access content and business communication. LMS & eLearningBusinesses can’t exist apart from organization.

How to Design eLearning Content that Improves the User Experience

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eLearning provides many benefits over traditional learning, including cost control, 24/7 availability, enhanced collaboration, and appeal to a technologically literate workforce. eLearning LMS LMS User Experience Online Learning

3 Tips to Make Corporate eLearning Courses More Engaging

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percent of Fortune 500 companies utilized eLearning (online learning) technologies.¹ Large companies aren’t the only organizations investing in eLearning; small- and mid-sized companies are, too.² eLearning technologies like learning management systems and mobile learning tools allow organizational leaders to manage training content conveniently, from a central location. They also make it simple for leaders to design eLearning courses that encourage engaged learning.

Answers to Your Questions About eLearning

TOPYX LMS

eLearning has become a hot topic in the past few years. Obviously, eLearning has the capacity to meet a vast array of corporate needs, thus its popularity. It is the rare business owner who is totally uninterested in eLearning. Answers to Common eLearning Questions.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 9-10, 2010 What’s Hot, What’s Not in e-Learning , eLearning Guild Online Seminar. Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again.

eLearning Learning

Clark Quinn

Just to note that Learnlets is now part of the blogs recorded in Tony Karrer’s eLearning Learning. As part of a Personal Learning Network for those in elearning, such a searchable repository is quite useful. I used it as a recommended resource for the upcoming Foundations Intensive elearning introduction event as part of the Learning Solutions conference.

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.