The ASTD International Trade Show Expo wrapped up this week, and it had everything. From very cool products to higher interest in e-learning to great lead gen for vendors. However, it also struck out in numerous ways.
Selling in the LMS industry can easily be achieved. Yet there are many salespeople who just fail to achieve it. End result – lack of clients. Lack of sales.
While many people assume that education as a whole is on the precipice, online learning is on the rise – for the better. The ones leading this charge are education focused learning management systems.
In this week’s post, we explore the state of standalone assessment/quiz tools and online proctoring systems. I also discuss Collaborative Learning Systems, formally online authoring systems. Lastly, the latest news on the Podcasts and a one question survey on advanced analytics for administrators.
Many of us attend seminars and presentations that are boring, theory based and lack engagement. We sit in the back of the room, not paying attention or sitting by the doors, ready to bolt. Yet, we seem to have no issue with sticking it online, under the guide of effective learning.
Mindflash.com offers a new set of cool features to compliment its easy to use functionality. While they have added a non-linear navigation approach in their preview window, they fail to continue it in their active mode.
SharePoint is being seen as the cure all for social learning, yet what many fail to realize is that it is not without its challenges. Cost, time, IT resources are just the first three.
With so many product out in the market, now more than ever, it is imperative to find solutions that are innovative and provide a rich feature set for their end users. These products hit the mark.
Augmented Reality has the power to change m-learning as we know it. With information overlays, graphics, audio, live communication all being seen in real time on your smartphone, the learning sky has never looked brighter.
99% of today’s web based training courses are nothing more than static content – text, with some photos or text with a video of someone talking next to it. End users get bored and rush through the course never to come back. You can make any topic fully interactive and engaging – so that your end users will comprehend, retain and synthesize the information. Best of all, you can do it at a low cost.