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Miemorehouse « TodaysMeet. We study videogames. Adobe Captivate. eLearning: It’s Time for a Reboot. Image: courosa/Flickr It’s been 10 years since eLearning emerged as a new category, and the market is now massive and growing: ASTD estimates that U.S. organizations spent approximately $156.2 billion on employee learning and development in 2011.

eLearning: It’s Time for a Reboot

And estimates that eLearning is a $56.2 billion business — roughly 30% of the total L&D market. Since Jay Cross of Internet Time Group coined the term eLearning in 2004, it’s undergone a rapid evolution. Adobe Captivate Blog. August 4, 2015 Coming Soon: A brand new LMS from Adobe inShare556 Yes you heard it right!

Adobe Captivate Blog

An LMS from Adobe. We have been working on building a Learning Management System (LMS) for sometime now. As per some industry reports, there are more than 600 LMSs out there, so the obvious question you might have is why Adobe is trying to build another LMS. July 27, 2015 Join us for Adobe Learning Summit 2015! InShare13 It’s that time of the year again, when we showcase the best and innovative Adobe ideas to help learning professionals take the lead and explore new frontiers. The Adobe Learning Summit 2015 is scheduled for September 28, 2015 at MGM Grand, Las Vegas; and is co-located with DevLearn 2015 conference and expo.

You can choose your sessions from Continue reading… June 26, 2015 Recorded training: Badges, Levels, Leaderboards, Accolades! InShare22 Topic: Badges, Levels, Leaderboards, Accolades! Description: Join Dr. Virtual Classroom: Part 3 of 4. Three Tips for an Engaging Virtual Classroom The most common “hit” any type of e-learning takes is lack of engagement.

Virtual Classroom: Part 3 of 4

For training to be effective, learners have to be involved. How do you engage someone in a virtual classroom environment when it is just the learner with a computer and a distant instructor? Cumberland County teachers can broadcast lessons across entire district. The computer software is one way the school system is meeting the federal requirement to have a certified teacher in every classroom.

Cumberland County teachers can broadcast lessons across entire district

Math teacher Rachel Hendrickson has the capability to teach every algebra class in Cumberland County, N.C., high schools at the same time: All it takes is a SMART Board, laptop, webcam, and a computer program that allows teachers to interact with students anywhere in the district. SMART Bridgit, a conferencing software program, connects students with the class using a real-time video stream. The computer software is one way the school system is meeting the federal requirement to have a certified teacher in every classroom.

Superintendent Frank Till Jr. said the challenge to meet the federal requirements led to discussions about expanding the use of Bridgit in schools. “We are in an era where just the use of the standard textbook is not meeting the students’ needs,” he said. The school system paid $6,000 for the software. How (And Why) Teachers Should Get Started With Blended Learning. Blended learning is quite simply one of the most overused terms to describe the current state of education’s relationship with technology. However, it fits. Content is King: Interpersonal Content and e-Learning. Content is King: Interpersonal Content and e-Learning August 11th, 2011 There are three types of content that we teach in the world of training: technical, interpersonal, and conceptual.

Content is King: Interpersonal Content and e-Learning

In many of my classes, clients have shared that their companies are promoting initiatives to transfer all training courses to e-learning; the word “all” is truly a red flag. I think we can all agree that technology has been a huge asset to training and has had tremendous impact; however, “E” doesn’t stand for everything. There are clear advantages and disadvantages to all of the traditional and e-learning strategies, and in an ideal world, we’d want to move to a more blended approach. For this blog, however, I would like to focus on content as a major factor when selecting the most effective e-learning strategy. There was a recent study published in the May issue of T&D magazine that reported “75% of newly hired executives are having trouble with interpersonal skills.” How Can We Stop Cheating In Online Courses? This is an excerpt from a longer article in the October issue of Edudemic Magazine for iPad.

How Can We Stop Cheating In Online Courses?

Be sure to download the free app here and grab the latest issue. It’s packed with plenty of other great stories too! For as long as classes have been in session, there have been students trying to figure out how to get out of class, or at least how to get away with doing the least amount of work possible for said class. While clearly not every student is trying hard to take the slacker route, it’s worth noting that picking out the students trying to take this route gets a little more complicated when you move from taking classes in person to taking classes online. When I was teaching at a large, public university a few years back (ok, this was really more like 5-7 years ago, but I figure I can still say ‘a few’ if I’m also convincing myself that I’m still in my twenties, right?)

Online insight: Challenges beat cheerleading. Educators consider how to foster meaningful interaction among students in online courses By Meris Stansbury, Assistant Editor, eSchool News Read more by Meris Stansbury.