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.

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.

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Learnnovators Deeper eLearning Series

Clark Quinn

For the past 6 months, Learnnovators has been hosting a series of posts I’ve done on Deeper eLearning Design that goes through the elements beyond traditional ID. Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives. Deeper eLearning Design: Part 2 – Practice Makes Perfect. Deeper eLearning Design: Part 3 – Concepts. Deeper eLearning Design: Part 4 – Examples. Deeper eLearning Design: Part 5 – Emotion.

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.

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.

The 4 Biggest Employee Training Problems eLearning Solves for Enterprises

TOPYX LMS

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.

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.

Creating a Better eLearning Experience for Your Employees Part 1: Storyboards

TOPYX LMS

This tool communicates the story of an eLearning course, giving course designers a visual concept of what the course should consist of before they start crafting it. eLearning and Corporate Training eLearning LMS Employee Training

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.

Creating a Better eLearning Experience for Your Employees Part 2: Gamification

TOPYX LMS

Looking for a way to deliver a better eLearning experience to your employees? Gamification in eLearning provides learners with constant, automatic feedback, recognition, and motivation to continue engaging with training. eLearning LMS Employee Training Gamification

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.

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.

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.

Survey 124

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.

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

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

3 eLearning Tips that Will Grow Your Business

TOPYX LMS

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.

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

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.

B2B eLearning Solutions Combine Affordable Services

TOPYX LMS

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.

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

TOPYX LMS

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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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.

How to Refresh Your eLearning Content for 2019

TOPYX LMS

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

Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual

Clark Quinn

Rob Hubbard organized a suite of us to write chapters for a use-focused guide to elearning. The trouble is; the range of elearning technologies and the options available can seem bewildering. Even those who are highly experienced in one aspect of elearning will lack knowledge in some other areas. And here’s the Table of Contents, so you can see who wrote what: So What is eLearning?

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.

Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

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Examples of eLearning 2.0

Clark Quinn

During my presentation last Thursday that was an introduction to eLearning 2.0 as part of an online event for the eLearningGuild, I mentioned a few common ways that I've seen eLearning 2.0 I always suggest people shouldn't try to come up with a big eLearning 2.0

3 Reasons eLearning Enriches Company Culture

TOPYX LMS

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

3 Ways to “Spring Clean” eLearning Content

TOPYX LMS

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 Gamification in Your Online L&D Program

TOPYX LMS

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

The Quinnovation eLearning Process Survey

Clark Quinn

My interest is in finding out about the processes used in designing and delivering elearning. In the interests of understanding where the market is, I’m looking to benchmark where organizations are. Sure, there are other data points, but I have my own questions I would like to get answered. So I’ve created a quick survey of seven questions (thanks, SurveyMonkey) I’d love for you to fill out.

Survey 113

Reviewing elearning examples

Clark Quinn

I recently wrote about elearning garbage , and in case I doubted my assessment, today’s task made my dilemma quite clear. I was asked to be one of the judges for an elearning contest. Seven courses were identified as ‘finalists’, and my task was the review each and assign points in several categories. Only one was worthy of release, and only one other even made a passing grade. This is a problem. Let me get the good news out of the way first.

6 Effective eLearning Techniques for Large Enterprises

TOPYX LMS

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.

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.

How to Leverage eLearning Software to Grow Your Association this Year

TOPYX LMS

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.

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?

Workshopping what’s needed: going deep on elearning

Clark Quinn

It’s past time, both at the level of our elearning design, and at the level of elearning strategy. In different places with different goals, but each is a way to proceed on going deep on elearning. If getting serious about elearning design is your thing, you should join us on Wednesday, Nov 30 at Online Educa in Berlin. It’s past time to stop producing elearning that’s ineffective. Here, my workshop is focused on going deep on elearning.

What Features Do Technology Companies Need in eLearning Software?

TOPYX LMS

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 Promotes Work-Life Balance, Motivates Employees

TOPYX LMS

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, strategically

Clark Quinn

While I’ve lots more to say, I put a short version of my vision of elearning strategy in Michael Allen’s 2009 e-Learning Annual.

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.