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Learning Solutions Magazine: Marc My Words: Using ADDIE for Performance Support by Marc Rosenberg

Marc My Words: Using ADDIE for Performance Support by Marc Rosenberg
2017-03-14 04:01:00

The ADDIE model (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation) has been with us for decades, and, for better or worse, it’s firmly embedded in instructional design practices. With some tweaks, ADDIE just might find a new use as an entry-level model for developing performance support solutions. Here’s how.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Learn How to Investigate Performance Using Data at Learning Solutions 2017 by News Editor

Learn How to Investigate Performance Using Data at Learning Solutions 2017 by News Editor
2017-03-14 04:01:00

HT2 Labs is sharing insights into how organizations can use learning analytics to better understand performance at Learning Solutions 2017 Conference & Expo later this month. Data scientist Janet Laane-Effron will co-host the pre-conference xAPI Camp and a morning session, and HT2 Labs will showcase its products in the expo.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Three Key Differences Between In-Person and Virtual Teaching by Pamela S. Hogle

Three Key Differences Between In-Person and Virtual Teaching by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-03-14 04:01:00

Virtual training consultant Cindy Huggett points to three key areas where in-person instructors need to tweak or build skills when moving online.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: iSpring to Unveil Two Brand-New eLearning Authoring Tools at Learning Solutions 2017 by News Editor

iSpring to Unveil Two Brand-New eLearning Authoring Tools at Learning Solutions 2017 by News Editor
2017-03-14 04:01:00

iSpring Solutions has launched iSpring Suite 8.7, a fully stocked eLearning authoring toolkit that also introduces two completely new tools. The iSpring Content Library includes ready-made elements that help educators build a course in a fraction of the time, while iSpring Flip instantly transforms Word, PDF, and PowerPoint files into interactive eBooks with animated flipping pages.

 

Coursera: The 10 most popular data science courses on Coursera

2017-03-13 20:00:23

The Data Buzz series brings you a regular roundup of what’s trending in data science. Looking for your next data science course on Coursera? With almost 200 data science courses available on our platform, all created and taught by the world’s best universities, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are ten […] The post The 10 most popular data science courses on Coursera appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: MIT Cybersecurity Course: Equipping Professionals with Real-World Career Relevant Knowledge

2017-03-13 15:03:43

Hear What Alumni from MIT’s Latest Cybersecurity Course Have to Say Cybersecurity professionals know how important it is to stay on top of the latest technologies to protect against cybersecurity attacks. Many have given serious thought to the idea of taking an online course to gain new skills and knowledge, but questioned whether it would actually pay off. But positive feedback from MIT Professional Education’s... Read More about MIT Cybersecurity Course: Equipping Professionals with Real-World Career Relevant Knowledge The post MIT Cybersecurity Course: Equipping Professionals with Real-World Career Relevant Knowledge appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Optimizing the Enterprise Learning Experience with rapidLD by News Editor

Optimizing the Enterprise Learning Experience with rapidLD by News Editor
2017-03-13 04:01:00

Rapid Learning Deployment (rapidLD) is announcing a new consulting service to help organizations drive development in the job roles that are critical to the company’s success. The Enterprise Learning Strategy Assessment will also help organizations develop a strategy that links investments to a clear business case with measurable outcomes.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: The Mandela Effect in Your Learning by Phil Cowcill

The Mandela Effect in Your Learning by Phil Cowcill
2017-03-13 04:01:00

Have you ever had a clear memory of something that didn’t happen? Does this concept happen in today’s training? Do a significant number of your learners have some wrong information? If so, you may be fighting the Mandela Effect.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Trivantis to Showcase Lectora Online 3.3 at Learning Solutions 2017 Conference & Expo by News Editor

Trivantis to Showcase Lectora Online 3.3 at Learning Solutions 2017 Conference & Expo by News Editor
2017-03-13 04:01:00

Trivantis will showcase Lectora Online 3.3 at Learning Solutions 2017 Conference & Expo. This recently released cloud version of the Lectora authoring tool includes Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA support.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Bluewater Announces New Content Solutions by News Editor

Bluewater Announces New Content Solutions by News Editor
2017-03-13 04:01:00

Bluewater Learning is announcing a new suite of content services it will offer to customers. These new solutions are designed to help companies transition to a model that focuses on significance, relevancy, immediacy, and impact at the employee’s point of need. Services include learning and performance strategy consulting, content strategy and curriculum blueprints, and much more.

 

Coursera: Making the leap from data science hopeful to practitioner

2017-03-09 19:37:16

The Data Science Career Guides series brings you tips for starting, advancing, and enjoying your data science career. Today, we’re sharing Coursera Data Science Manager Dan Saber’s advice for landing your very first data science job. Dan’s piece originally appeared on Inside Big Data. It’s a familiar dilemma. You’ve done your research, read some books, taken […] The post Making the leap from data science hopeful to practitioner appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: 6 Courses to Improve Your Health and Wellness

6 Courses to Improve Your Health and Wellness
2017-03-09 18:21:13

When it comes to your overall well-being, physical health and mental wellness are huge pieces of the puzzle. Taking the time to establish healthy habits can benefit you in countless ways, such as improving your mood, reducing the risk of disease, boosting your energy, and increasing the length of your life. Whether you want to develop healthier eating habits, explore the positive effects of exercise, or find new... Read More about 6 Courses to Improve Your Health and Wellness The post 6 Courses to Improve Your Health and Wellness appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Machine learning case study: Predicting housing prices

Machine learning case study: Predicting housing prices
2017-03-09 18:00:40

Sneak peek videos give you a glimpse into top courses on popular topics. Today’s featured video is from the Machine Learning Specialization, offered by the University of Washington. Dr. Emily Fox, Amazon Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Washington, illustrates a practical application of machine learning – using a simple regression model to estimate the […] The post Machine learning case study: Predicting housing prices appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: #GAConf Celebrates Progress Toward Accessible Gaming by Pamela S. Hogle

#GAConf Celebrates Progress Toward Accessible Gaming by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-03-09 05:01:00

Disability is created when game designers put barriers to access in their games, according to #GAConf organizer Ian Hamilton. Avoiding or removing those barriers is the goal of a group of developers committed to inclusive gaming who gathered in San Francisco for the one-day conference on February 27.

 

edX: From MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Boomtown

2017-03-08 16:00:26

This post originally ran on MIT News. An MIT global entrepreneur launches one of the world’s most innovative companies. A few years ago, a young engineer named Yen Pei Tay enrolled in MIT’s Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. He had taken the Entrepreneurship 101 and 102 massive open online courses (MOOCs) through MITx and was ready to test an idea for a new digital platform. He had... Read More about From MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Boomtown The post From MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Boomtown appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Role models matter: Female instructors can help close the gender gap in STEM

Role models matter: Female instructors can help close the gender gap in STEM
2017-03-08 15:55:44

By Emily Glassberg Sands, Data Science Manager, and Vinod Bakthavachalam, Data Scientist, Coursera Coursera was founded on the belief that education can help anyone, anywhere improve their career and life outcomes. We strive to enable global, inclusive access to high-quality education – especially for those who have historically been underrepresented in university classrooms. In honor of […] The post Role models matter: Female instructors can help close the gender gap in STEM appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Iversity: Video Production: A Hands-On Tutorial for Online Learning Content

2017-03-08 10:57:43

Camera For professional quality video production, you need a Full-HD Camera with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Also make sure to have enough memory sticks and spare batteries.  Recommended cameras: Canon EOS, Nikon D, Sony HDR. Video Format High Quality HD videos 16:9 Format H.264 codec or similar we recommend 1920 x 1080 (1080p […] The post Video Production: A Hands-On Tutorial for Online Learning Content appeared first on iversity Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Learning Leader Julie Dirksen Advises: Diagnose the Problem Before Turning to Training by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Leader Julie Dirksen Advises: Diagnose the Problem Before Turning to Training by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-03-08 05:01:00

If training fails to change employees’ behavior, the problem might not be a training issue. Diagnosing the problem is essential to creating lasting behavior change.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Inspire Your Development Team and SMEs: Communicate the Wins by Seniye Groff

Inspire Your Development Team and SMEs: Communicate the Wins by Seniye Groff
2017-03-08 05:01:00

People love to be successful, and they also want to receive recognition for their “wins.” But you can’t just assume they know their how their hard work has paid off, especially when everyone is busy all the time. Here are one manager’s “lessons learned,” including a simple method for documenting her team’s accomplishments and recognizing their contributions in a highly visible way.

 

Coursera: Learning without limits: Creating inclusive course communities on Coursera

2017-03-08 01:20:15

By Talia Kolodny, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Coursera We envision a world where anyone, anywhere can transform their life by accessing the world’s best learning experience. But what does access really mean? How can we make sure that great education is actually accessible to everyone? That every learner feels included, valued and heard? In order […] The post Learning without limits: Creating inclusive course communities on Coursera appeared first on Coursera Blog.