News from e-Learning companies
Learning Solutions Magazine: In Real Life: Is Your Organization Ready for an L&D Evolution? by JD Dillon
L&D is seeking to evolve its strategies and tactics to provide value in the modern workplace, but are the people we support throughout our organizations ready and willing to accept such an evolution?
Learning Solutions Magazine: Buzzword Decoder: Learning Analytics by Pamela S. Hogle
eLearning professionals and managers can put big data to work for them, improving eLearning engagement and effectiveness—if they understand which learning analytics to use and how to interpret them. This article provides an introduction.
Learning Solutions Magazine: The Top Three WordPress LMS Plugins, with Example Themes by Jovana Cenejac
Over time, developers have found ways to extend the capabilities of WordPress beyond creation of websites, using plugins to create and deliver instructional content, including learning management system and eCommerce functionality. Here are three very capable WordPress plugins and associated themes you should know about.
We’re celebrating International Day of Happiness! In honor of the occasion, we want to encourage you to do something that makes you happy today and every other day of the year. A great place to start is with learning something new. Did you know that learning and education can have many positive effects on our happiness? Mastering a new subject is a challenging, engaging, and meaningful... Read More about Get Started on the Road to Happiness! The post Get Started on the Road to Happiness! appeared first on edX Blog.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Quick and Easy Mobile Performance Support with Google Forms by Steven Loomis
Are decision makers and others in your organization reluctant to embrace mobile performance support, even when it’s a better solution than training? There are some reasons behind that reluctance, and there are ways to respond and move on to a simple and effective mobile solution.
Learning Solutions Magazine: eThink Education Presents Moodle 3.2 Upgrades: New Theme, Activity Enhancements, User Tours by News Editor
eThink Education, a certified Moodle Partner, announces that the new features and fixes of Moodle 3.2 are now becoming available to clients during scheduled upgrades. With the most recent upgrade, eThink clients are able to enjoy a vastly improved user interface, among activity enhancements to Choice, Assignment, Forum, and more.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Jigsaw Awarded Patent for Visionary eLearning Platform by News Editor
Atlanta-based digital learning innovator Jigsaw was granted the first eLearning software patent for its pioneering virtual learning technology. The Jigsaw platform facilitates active learning through collaboration, media sharing, and constant engagement analysis.
Terry, 29, a life coach in Vancouver, Canada, shares how edX is helping him develop his practice and encourage his clients to improve their lives. I’m a Life Coach in Vancouver B.C., Canada, and the AP Psychology courses from UBCx are helping me become a more diverse coach. For example, I would really like to branch out and start coaching more individuals who suffer from... Read More about Terry: Building His Business and Inspiring Others to Learn with Self-Paced Courses The post Terry: Building His Business and Inspiring Others to Learn with Self-Paced Courses appeared first on edX Blog.
Coursera: A Corporate Learning Revolution
Coursera has partnered with SHRM on an upcoming webinar: “A Corporate Learning Revolution”, Wednesday March 22nd at 3pm IST. The learning system is changing. Established methodologies are reaching their limits in most countries. New requirements are needed. In the search for solutions, technology is playing an increasingly prominent role – allowing for new approaches […] The post A Corporate Learning Revolution appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Focus EduVation Announces Subscription Approach to Course Design Service by News Editor
Focus EduVation is announcing a reimagining of its course design service, adding a subscription approach. For projects looking to take advantage of the latest in course design, this is often the only way to go.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Prosell Launches New Digital Onboarding Solution, On.Board by News Editor
Prosell Learning, an international performance improvement consultancy, is launching a new digital onboarding solution, On.Board. The cloud-based solution can be deployed in less than four weeks, and it incorporates the three ingredients needed for successful onboarding: convenience, engagement, and visibility.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Responsive eLearning Design: What Is It, and How Does It Work? by Adam Stone
eLearners are mobile, and your content needs to be available to them across desktop, tablet, and mobile platforms. Responsive design is a development paradigm that makes this possible. Here is a thumbnail description of how and when it works, and some tips from the experts about methods and tools.
Coursera: What launched the Big Data era?
Sneak peek videos give you a glimpse into top courses on popular topics. Today’s featured video is from the Big Data Specialization, offered by the University of California, San Diego. Why is Big Data suddenly such a big buzzword? UC San Diego Chief Data Science Officer Ilkay Altintas talks about two trends – a torrent […] The post What launched the Big Data era? appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Multiple choice is a staple of learning products in the corporate digital learning space. Many web-based trainings feature multiple choice as the only type of activity for students to perform, besides clicking “next” in order to jump from slide to slide. We see multiple choice questions not so much as an assessment of learning (summative […] The post Multiple Choice: Providing Instant Feedback in Online Education appeared first on iversity Blog.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Indusgeeks Announces Major Enhancements to Award-Winning INIT Platform by News Editor
Indusgeeks is planning to showcase some of the latest improvements to its award-winning platform, INIT (or Interactive Narrative Immersive Training), at Learning Solutions 2017 Conference & Expo next week in Orlando. To witness a live demonstration of VR’s potential for training and learn how game-based and simulation-based training through INIT can enhance learning, visit Indusgeeks in Booth 209.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Gagné's Nine Events of Instruction Offer a Blueprint for eLearning Design by Pamela S. Hogle
There’s no single “correct” approach to designing learning experiences, but using a design model can provide scaffolding. Robert Gagné’s nine events of instruction are a great place to start.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Microlearning: What It Is Not and What It Should Be by Alexander Salas
If you are a learning professional, it’s almost impossible not to have recently heard about the wonders of microlearning. Apart from being a genius marketing tagline used by many learning technology salespeople, microlearning can be useful in your organizational learning strategies. But what exactly is it?
Learning Solutions Magazine: eSSential LMS's User Interface is Live, Plus Over 140 New System Updates by News Editor
At last year’s Learning Solutions Conference & Expo, eLogic Learning gave a sneak peek of its soon-to-be-released user interface (UI) before it was even available to its clients. Since then, the UI has gone live and over 140 additional functionality updates have been made to the system. Come visit eLogic and see the UI in action next week at Booth 314 in the Learning Solutions 2017 Expo.
When Kathleen decided to pursue a career in data science, she needed a flexible way to gain experience and fill key gaps in her skill set. Coursera was the perfect partner in her journey. Here’s her story: A few years after finishing graduate school, I decided I wanted to make a career transition into data […] The post Learner Story: New Skills, New Confidence, and a New Data Science Career appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Coursera: Skilling Your Workforce for the Future
As business demands change, corporations face a widening gap between the skills they need and the expertise available in the existing workforce. Today’s corporate leaders must therefore plan their learning and development strategies several years in advance, and build a roadmap to upskill and reskill current employees so that they are well-prepared for future business requirements. […] The post Skilling Your Workforce for the Future appeared first on Coursera Blog.