Some instructional designers write the assessment (the criterion test) first, and some write the test after they have finished designing the course and creating the content. Which way is right? Here are six key points you should consider as you plan your next eLearning project.
by Frank Nguyen
Timing is important. Even a brilliant idea, if launched at the wrong time, can take years to gain adoption and bear fruit. So it was with performance support. But now research is showing that the time is right, and here is a preview of some findings that the author will present at Performance Support Symposium 2013 (September 9 – 10 in Boston).
by Nic Laycock
Macs and iPhones in poverty-stricken, remote and deprived communities in Africa? You must be joking! But that is exactly what iSchool Africa is achieving—putting high-end hardware and all the associated apps into schools. Read this story and you will feel good the rest of the day.
by News Editor
Talent management systems and cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) are integrating the “Four Pillars” of Human Capital Management (HCM)—recruitment, performance management, learning and development, and compensation management. These changes are important to eLearning. This recent significant acquisition makes eLearning initiatives simpler, and indicates the direction HCM is going.
by Bill Brandon
Performance support answers the question, “How do we give employees the information and guidance they require on the job at the moment of need?” The eLearning Guild presents the Performance Support Symposium 2013 on September 9 and 10 in Boston, Massachusetts. Attending the Symposium will give you a significant head start in this important area of practice. Read more about it here.
by Jane Bozarth
Steve Jobs once made the observation that diverse experience is important. Without that diversity, he said, “A lot of people … don't have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one's understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.” Here’s how to gain some perspective.
What does successful LMS implementation require? These projects can involve significant investments of time, money, and planning, and there is a proven process for success. This article completes the steps in the process that many organizations have followed for successful implementation efforts.
by Joe Ganci
Composica Enterprise is an eLearning development tool that may never have caused a blip on your radar screen. This is a tool that offers true group authoring, including built-in task management, social and workflow tools, and many other features that may make it a very good fit for some organizations. Read here about how Composica differs from tools you are already familiar with.
What does successful LMS implementation require? These projects can involve significant investments of time, money, and planning. In this series, you will find a complete outline of the steps in the process that many organizations have followed for successful implementation efforts.
by News Editor
The Mindflash eLearning Report released today highlights the industry, geographic, and gender-based trends in online training for businesses. Research reveals the organizations that spent the most on online training—and which employees were most likely to pass.