This post is dedicated to my father, Frank J. Weiss, who passed away on 4-7-12. He often found it difficult
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.
The trade show circuit has begun and now is the time to come up with a game plan. Always remember that a trade show is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you are going to get.
Online learning in education continues to grow at a fast pace. Data backs up this up, with K-12 schools getting into the act. Online learning is the answer – from a cost and learning perspective.
There are two types of e-learning: Asynchronous Based Learning and Synchronous Based Learning. While one offers full interactivity and true adaptive learning wrapped in a non-linear approach, the other does not. So are they both really WBT? I say no.
E-Learning’s biggest challenge isn’t from outside, it is from within the training community. We have been led to believe that ILT reigns supreme and as a result, the adoption rates of e-learning are lower than expected. This from an industry (e-learning) that has been existence for more than 12 years.
Latest e-learning news, including the E-Learning 24/7 software shootout, content authoring tool directory, LMS news and notes
Raptivity features a lot of interaction models, but it fails to deliver due to a UI that requires too many steps and a plethora of “previews” that appears in your interaction window, but not actually in your Essentials pack.
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.
While e-learning products and solutions are offering more and more features, they still haven’t focused on the one feature that is essential to their success – user interfaces that are easy to understand and utilize.