eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 3-7, 2012 Computer Security Applications Conference , 28 th , annual, Orlando, Florida, USA. link] December 6-7, 2012 mLearning : Making Learning Mobile, offered by the eLearning Guild, online. link] January 29-February 1, 2013 Australasian Information Security Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

3 Problems COVID-19 Created for Corporations (and How eLearning Helps)

TOPYX LMS

Because it came on suddenly and with a vengeance, the global health crisis severely impacted corporations’ bottom lines, levels of information security, employees, and more. The good news is that eLearning can be instrumental in helping organizational leaders overcome these issues.

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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. link] November 30-December 2, 2011 International Conference on eLearning Futures 2011, 1 st , hosted by the Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand. 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. The good news is that there are clear-cut answers to most questions regarding the confusing subject of ROI of eLearning. Does eLearning have a good ROI? These are questions that should be explored before a company puts much time and financial resources into eLearning. eLearning is not free.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. link] or www.col.org/OERPolicy December 1, 2010 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 6 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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. An online training course can be delivered in multiple formats, from the most basic PowerPoint presentation and PDF documents through to advanced interactive slides designed using specialist elearning software. The History of Elearning. The Benefits of Elearning. The Future of Elearning.

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. Are you surprised to learn that an eLearning platform, also referred to as a social learning management system (LMS), can facilitate work-life balance? 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. LMS & eLearning

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 Predictions Further Thoughts

Tony Karrer

I recently posted my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 and did a presentation on the topic. eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs You can access a WebEx recording of the presentation here: https://nethope.webex.com/nethope/ldr.php?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=58772167&rKey=9ac6286700094e6f

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] December 7-11, 2009 Computer Security Applications Conference, 25 th , Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. into Your e-Learning Mix , eLearning Guild Online Seminar.

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary - was general consensus around: Software as a Service is Great for Learning Professionals inside Corporations Firewall restrictions still pose a problem for SOME services Security is a concern, but generally should not stop use The reason that Software as a Service is so attractive is that it is often hard to get Corporate IT to spend time on getting even simple software packages set-up and even harder to get them to agree to support these packages. Look at security.

Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

Nancy’s Note: In June I was lucky to help facilitate a couple of events for UN University at eLearning Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Adejare’s role was to illuminate how business can be part of innovating in eLearning in Africa. I will also post a few reflections from eLearning Africa in a subsequent post. He participated in the eLearning Conference in Paris, and in EDUCA Berlin, as well as in the eLearning Africa Conferences between 2005 and 2010.He

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Clark Quinn

Janet juxtaposes the recent inclusion of eLearning 2.0 Corporate IT is interested in rolling out systems that they can control for security, auditing, back-up and a host of other control reasons. Janet Clarey wrote an interesting blog post in response to the relatively recent edupunk meme which is basically an ideology that DIY learning and repurposing content is the way to go (and somewhat the ONLY way to go).

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me. The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , and Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products. eLearning Technology.

Why Learners Lose Interest in Sales Training and How to Re-engage Them

TOPYX LMS

If sales employees can’t secure and retain new customers, close sales, upsell, and cross-sell, businesses are in trouble. eLearning and Corporate Training Employee Training Sales TrainingWhile all employee training is important, sales and customer service training is critical.

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Tony Karrer

Janet juxtaposes the recent inclusion of eLearning 2.0 Corporate IT is interested in rolling out systems that they can control for security, auditing, back-up and a host of other control reasons. Janet Clarey wrote an interesting blog post in response to the relatively recent edupunk meme which is basically an ideology that DIY learning and repurposing content is the way to go (and somewhat the ONLY way to go).

eLearning 2.0 Random Thoughts based on Chat

Tony Karrer

One interesting result is that the audience for my eLearning 2.0 BTW, the term honey pot comes from a security term - it's a place you set up to attract people. To be more specific on the IT is Evil comment, it's the security surrounding many of the Web 2.0 Going back through the back chat / back channel during my presentation was really interesting to me.

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. Also, because eLearning takes place online, it renders a physical meeting space for training unnecessary. You do the math – about how much money would eLearning save your company? Obviously, the financial future of the eLearning market is secure.

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. With Tin Can API, an LMS user’s learning experiences are recorded in a Learning Record Store (LRS), which can exist as part of an eLearning system, or apart from one. Basically, SCORM ensures that any eLearning system can play any eLearning content. Solid security using Oauth.

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

TOPYX LMS

Also, eLearning training tools, administration functions, mobile accessibility, and social media communication features make LMSs attractive to organizations. Features like these have rendered eLearning systems irreplaceable to many companies. Administrative functions allow LMS administrators to manage an eLearning system without the help of an IT team. Companies that want to find a cost-effective, all-inclusive LMS should seek an SaaS eLearning system with NO per-user fees.

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Why Online Learning Is Important In the Workplace  

TOPYX LMS

It’s more accurate to exclaim that online learning, or eLearning, is indispensible in the corporate world. Company decision makers that have implemented eLearning, especially via a quality social learning management system (LMS), are reaping the rewards of a bolstered bottom line and exponential growth. This is because eLearning keeps employees engaged with training. Only the best eLearning system will deliver the best results. LMS & eLearning

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning! eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series

Mark Oehlert

eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series Just wanted to let everyone know, so you can all run out and sign up now! June 19, 2008 in Conference News | Permalink Technorati Tags : eLearning Guild , Learning 2.0 , Serious Games , Web 2.0 eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.

An LMS Can Motivate and Monitor Healthcare Training

TOPYX LMS

LMSs, also referred to as eLearning platforms, can simplify administration jobs with simple management tools while offering easy-­to­-access learning portals for other staff members. While half of the healthcare industry is enjoying the organization-promoting tools that are built into eLearning systems, the other half is still using outdated pen-and-paper tracking to manage and monitor healthcare workers’ certification records. LMS & eLearning

An LMS Balances the Needs of Companies and Employees

TOPYX LMS

There are multiple ways in which an LMS, or an eLearning system, can meet the needs of employees and make them feel as if they are irreplaceable. can be stored online in a secure location. Simply switching from in-person training to eLearning can lower a company’s bottom line and increase income. However, because there is a sea of LMS options, finding an eLearning system that has the potential to meet the diverse needs of employees as well as companies can be complicated.

The Best of Both Worlds: LMS for Learners and Trainers

TOPYX LMS

A recent study revealed that learners are most satisfied with easy-to-use eLearning systems that make accessing content simple. Although learners and trainers need different things from an LMS, they share the desire for an eLearning system that is easy to use. eLearning system operation trainings should quickly follow the launch of an LMS, and administrators should follow up with employees to ensure they understand the basic functions of the platform. LMS & eLearning

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

Telerobotics, gamified learning technology, simulation technology, and eLearning technology, for example, can augment the effects of experiential learning and further its cause. eLearning technology or social learning management system technology, is incredibly supportive of experiential learning. In fact, eLearning and experiential learning have a lot in common. eLearning has this same capability. Experiential Learning and eLearning Go Hand-in-Hand.

Healthcare Organizations Need an LMS for Survival

TOPYX LMS

Of all the directives the flight attendants gave you, the instruction to secure your own oxygen mask before attempting to help others was perhaps the most crucial. Because of this, a healthcare facility should secure its own oxygen mask, so to speak, as quickly as possible so that it can help others without weakening. For example, an eLearning system can give a healthcare organization…. LMS & eLearningHave you ever taken an airplane ride?

3 Ways to Train External LMS Users

TOPYX LMS

Has your company recently launched a learning management system (LMS), or been utilizing an eLearning platform for years? If you’ve read our article Train Internal LMS Users in 3 Steps (insert hyperlink for Train Internal LMS Users in 3 Steps , sent on 2/8/16, here), you also know that teaching employees to use an eLearning system needn’t be painstaking. Training internal eLearning system users can be accomplished in 3 easy steps. LMS & eLearning

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. 50% of companies have experienced a data breach due to inadequate device security. 43% of companies have unveiled a BYOD security strategy. Companies Forbid BYOD for Security-Related Reasons. This is the main security risk associated with BYOD.

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

Telerobotics, gamified learning technology, simulation technology, and eLearning technology, for example, can augment the effects of experiential learning and further its cause. eLearning technology or social learning management system technology, is incredibly supportive of experiential learning. In fact, eLearning and experiential learning have a lot in common. eLearning has this same capability. Experiential Learning and eLearning Go Hand-in-Hand.

The Right LMS Can Revive a Dying Business

TOPYX LMS

That solution is a social learning management system (LMS), also referred to as an eLearning system. Only eLearning systems with the right features can breathe new life into faltering companies. As a general rule, corporate growth-promoting eLearning systems are…. Cost effective – When it comes to an eLearning system, quality does not equal costliness. Appeal to all types of learners with an eLearning system that offers customizable learning paths.

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

This is a great thing since, according to eLearning Industry, “ The more knowledge a worker assimilates, and the quicker he/she absorbs it, the more competitive and profitable will he/she become for the company.”. TOPYX is an award-winning eLearning platform that is branded and secure. LMS & eLearningThere are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

Normally I run Zone Alarms security suite of products and I generally think they are the best out there - they are certainly better than Norton in terms of being Norton being such a resource hog. RIGHT-click on Uninstall ZoneAlarm Security, then select Properties 04.) Click on Start -> Programs -> ZoneAlarm -> Uninstall ZoneAlarm Security 07.) Click Uninstall to run the uninstaller, and choose OK or yes to any security alerts that pop up.

4 Reasons Social LMSs are Replacing Intranets

TOPYX LMS

Employees use secure intranets to share information with one another. LMS & eLearningHave you ever used a computer to communicate with your coworkers within a network and access work-related literature/training materials? If so, you were probably using an intranet, and it was probably the 1990s.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article)

Mark Oehlert

MSN article) Here is the shocking synopsis of this article : Security needs to be better in Web 2.0 Yes, its true that as more data is stored in the cloud, then the cloud needs to be better secured and we need to look at how our browsers are allowed to interact with our computers (although no using browser code as part of the genetic base for your OS might be a start).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Good for introNetworks!

Mark Oehlert

introNetworks Secures $2.7 Belly laughs, guffaws and chuckles Blogging Books Catch Up Collaboration Conference News Cool Tools Copyright and Patent Gold & BS Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks Culture Current Affairs design e-Learning Resources e-Learning/e-Teaching eco EduPatents eLearning Guild Emerging Tech Errata Ethno/Anthro Film Firefox From the land of "I wonder."

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Mar 24 2009 CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community Published by Nancy White at 5:11 am under communities of practice This is the 10th and last in a series of blog posts I wrote for Darren Sidnick about communities of practice in an elearning context late last year.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki?

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Reimaging Open Educational Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We can also be sure that the resources are secure. They are private and secure. Here's the course itself that I messed around with a lot of this stuff in, the eLearning 3.0

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. Training content is written and arranged into a secure online location. However, most eLearning system customers would probably say that they love their LMS because it is convenient, meeting all of their employees’ training needs in one online platform.

The Electricity of Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a talk at eLearning Africa given by Jef Staes. They just go to work to earn money, to earn security, and gain a pension. I'm going to tell a story of why education is failing. We have a design error. This is a battle of two groups of people. There was an information shortage. So industry started schools. But today everything has changed. But today we have an information glut. If we are passionate about something we can learn.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Latest Results of Favorite Conferences (Lets Get Out the Vote!)

Mark Oehlert

Right now, the two eLearning Guild Conferences (the Annual Gathering and DevLearn) are leading all comers with Learning 200n coming in third. Belly laughs, guffaws and chuckles Blogging Books Catch Up Collaboration Conference News Cool Tools Copyright and Patent Gold & BS Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks Culture Current Affairs design e-Learning Resources e-Learning/e-Teaching eco EduPatents eLearning Guild Emerging Tech Errata Ethno/Anthro Film Firefox From the land of "I wonder."

Those who forget the mistakes of history

Jay Cross

For those of you too young to remember, a dozen years ago venture capitalists, mainly in Silicon Valley, fell in love with the concept of eLearning. Merrill Lynch Capital , Goldman Sachs , Bank of America Securities , Hambrecht & Co., SunTrust, Morgan Keegan, Piper Jaffray, Wit Capital, Thomas Weisel Partners, and others wrote hundred-plus page analyses of why eLearning was the hottest investment opportunity out there.

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