Author: Brian de Jong

Blended Learning, e-learning, "elearning best practises"

The top 5 benefits of implementing a blended learning approach



Blended learning is shaking up the training and education landscape of today. By combining traditional teaching methods with new technologies, teachers and trainers can now offer learners a more engaging, effective learning experience. The results are overwhelmingly positive: higher engagement means better learning outcomes. If you’re new to blended learning or simply want to learn more about it, check out these top five proven benefits to learn how it can benefit you.

e-learning, Authoring

New to using authoring tools for e-learning? Here are three important things you need to know before creating your first online course

The growth in e-learning authoring tools has been one of the most useful developments in L&D for the past couple of years – making life considerably easier for many learning professionals.

Authoring, LMS, e-learning 101

Choosing an e-learning authoring solution: Built-in or third-party?

 

If your organization is in the market for a new e-learning authoring tool, it can be tough to find the perfect solution. It often takes months to find the right solution, and this time quickly adds up to additional costs. To make your search as efficient and cost-effective as possible, it’s important to weigh your options carefully. Your goal is to find the solution that offers the most benefits in the long term.

Educational technology, Authoring

Just getting started with e-learning authoring tools? these 5 simple categories will help you choose the one that’s right for you.

E-learning authoring tools are software packages which allow you to create your own online learning modules, assessments or quizzes. The software then enables you to share those with specific employees, teams or indeed the wider organization.

SCORM, e-learning, LMS

SCORM versus xAPI, cmi5 and AICC

 


Since it is a “reference model” rather than an individual standard, SCORM is designed to overarch various existing specifications. Some refer to SCORM as a “best of breed” solution because it incorporates the best features of other common specifications, providing far greater flexibility for sharing content across systems. Let’s look at how SCORM compares with or relates to some other common specs and standards out there today.

e-learning

7 incredible advantages of online learning

 

Online learning is taking the business and education world by storm today. That’s because companies and educational institutions have discovered the many powerful benefits of online learning. Not only is online learning advantageous to learners, it automatically opens up many new possibilities for educators.

Educational technology, e-learning

7 reasons to embrace cloud-based e-learning

Once upon a time, the only way to access a digital training course was to download and install software onto your computer (or, even worse, to install from an installation disc or CD-ROM). Fortunately, those days are long gone. Now, we can all enjoy the many benefits of cloud-based e-learning.

e-learning, Authoring

The incredible benefits of online learning: Engaging employees and boosting business

Today’s most successful companies understand the importance of employee engagement and job satisfaction. They also know that giving employees plenty of opportunities to grow and learn new skills is an excellent way to boost engagement. That’s because employees are eager to learn and develop professionally. This not only creates better career opportunities for the employees, but also improves the quality of their work, so they contribute more to their employers.

Authoring, "elearning best practises", e-learning 101

Which type of e-learning authoring software is best?

If you’re here, then chances are you’re trying to make sense of the tricky world of e-learning authoring tools. So many choices, where do you begin? Don’t despair. After reading this article, you’ll have a firm grasp of the pros and cons of five of the most common types of e-learning authoring tools out there.

CMI5, TinCan, AICC

A quick intro to AICC for e-learning

Anyone who’s been working in the e-learning industry over the past few years has probably come across the name “AICC” before. It's actually been one of the key concepts throughout the history of online training and education.

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