Training is still very much on trial. Federal, military and private training budgets are being cut by 25% and more, primarily because the business leaders of the world are not sold on learning in and of itself. The word learning, years ago seen as a positive evolution from the word training, is now working against the training industry.
A useful tool for getting input from your audience for live presentations (in person or online). You can conduct polls, have discussions, or gauge understanding with a "confusion meter". It's like a web-based clicker.
Some key trends & stats about Global eLearning: Tin Can API, Gamification, Online Video, mLearning, Interactive design and MOOCs
MOOCs are online courses involving large-scale interactive participation and open access via the web. Besides traditional course materials like videos, readings and problems, MOOCs provide interactive user forums that build a community for the students and professors. MOOCs are a recent development in distance education.
Fourth post on agile development, sparked by the book 'Leaving ADDIE for SAM. My attempt to translate agile software experience to eLearning development.
In this post I look back at the mLearncon in San Jose I attended. Wondering what is holding people back to implement mLearning.
So now you find out that you need to make your online materials accessible to people with disabilities but you don't know how to start? Here's seven tips to get started with!
We need to be able to respond more rapidly to the changing needs of knowledge workers… and we need to have a more accurate picture of what those needs actually are. We need to stop trying to solve business process failures with eLearning modules and we need to start preparing learners to take charge of their own learning. We need to shift our mindset from trainer to community manager.