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  • Next week we will be hosting a free e-Learning webinar on branching & more. Join us?
    submitted by /u/treasureseason [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jun 17, 11:33am -
  • Adobe Captivate 2017 closed captioning bug
    Our company recently upgraded to Captivate 2017 from version 9 and I noted the closed captions flicker after every line is finished. I opened the same file in Captivate 9 and it works just fine. Anyone encountered or have a fix for this? Thanks! s…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 10:38pm -
  • What makes the best online discussion board
    If anybody ever had a really good experience on a online discussion board for a class, I would be interested in hearing what made it work? Did it require an active online teacher, what made it unique. submitted by /u/OsmosisJonesisballin [lin…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 10:19pm -
  • Anybody at FocusOn Learning?
    submitted by /u/HungryLikeTheWolf99 [link] [comments]
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 12:47pm -
  • LinkedIn Learning One-Month free trial. Does it award certificates even for trial users?
    As indicated in the title, if I use the free trial and am able to complete a course before it expires, will I still be awarded a certificate? Thanks in advance. submitted by /u/KimjungCool [link] [comments]
    - 4 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 1:17pm -
  • Cloud based LMS for Real Estate Company
    Looking to put something together to let me agents train on their time. I need something relatively cheap but easy to author, deploy, track, quizes & tests. Any ideas? submitted by /u/neronett3 [link] [comments]
    - 9 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 2:14pm -
  • How many sales did you make with your courses?
    Hi guys, I’m curious for those of you who have made learning courses online what your sales figures were like and how quickly they started to sell. I know its a bit of a noob post, but I’m tossing up where to sell my work, and ideally it would b…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 6:22am -
  • Captivate Drag and Drop Issue
    Hi /r/elearning, I apologize if this is the wrong place to post this, but I've done an exhaustive google search and am coming up empty. I'm having an issue with Captivate's Drag and Drop function, namely with regards to failure captions. I work build…
    - 10 days ago, 14 Jun 17, 6:01pm -

Free WhitePapers

Rapid E-learning

  • Essentials of Interactive E-Learning
    At a recent workshop, we reviewed some of the essentials of interactive e-learning. Here are some of the highlights from the presentation. They focus on what the course participant should DO and not what information they need to SEE. Basic Course Des…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 3:47am -
  • Let Amazon S3 Do Your Text-to-Speech for Free
    Previously we looked at how to create free text-to-speech narration using a free application. The audio quality is decent enough for those who need the text-to-speech audio. Today we’ll look at a free (or inexpensive) way to create your text-to-sp…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Jun 17, 3:24am -
  • How to Create an E-Learning Portfolio
    In recent posts, we discussed why you need a portfolio for personal development and to manage your professional career. The obvious next question is what tools and resources should I use to build a portfolio? What Goes in the Portfolio? The portfolio…
    - 19 days ago, 6 Jun 17, 3:35am -
  • Create Web Pages for Free and Save Them as PDF
    Here are two really cool applications. The first is an easy way to create quick, disposable web pages using your email. And the other is a way to save web pages as PDF for later reference. Create Free Web Pages lets you create quic…
    - 26 days ago, 30 May 17, 3:30am -
  • Here’s an Easy Way to Manage E-Learning Projects
    Managing all of the to-do lists and activities for your e-learning projects can be really time time-consuming and a pain. I’ve worked in organizations where it seemed we spent more time managing the bureaucracy related to the project than we actual…
    - 33 days ago, 23 May 17, 3:51am -

Internet Time Blog

  • Brain matters
    Educators from Around the World Discuss How to Make Everyone a Genius at Brain Matters 2015: Bring Out Your Inner Genius Online conference is expected to draw a diverse group of learning experts Tuesday, November 10 at 9:00 AM EST and Wednesday, Nove…
    - 4 Nov 15, 8:35pm -
  • Real Learning: Micro and Macro
    Setting goals, reflecting daily, taking risks, and doing experiments prime the brain for spotting opportunities and working smarter.  
    - 4 Nov 15, 5:23am -
  • Leave Learning to Employees, sort of
    Nurture the learning ecosystem. Give it more than lip service.
    - 28 Oct 15, 2:07am -
  • What is Real Learning?
    video explanation of Real Learning.
    - 25 Oct 15, 2:04am -
  • Why Organizations Don’t Learn
    Where organic, bottom-up meets corporate top-down.An article entitled Why Organizations Don’t Learn by Francesca Gino and Bradley Staats in the November 2015 issue of Harvard Business Review caught my eye. The resemblance of their suggestions and t…
    - 21 Oct 15, 2:34pm -


  • New Project: Digitizing Higher Education
    In fall, I’ll be running a course on edX with a few colleagues on Digitizing Higher Education. This course is part of a larger initiative that I’ll be rolling out later this month focused on helping universities transition into digital systems: U…
    - 16 days ago, 8 Jun 17, 2:51pm -
  • Handbook of Learning Analytics (open)
    When we started the learning analytics conference in 2011, we aligned with ACM. We received a fair bit of criticism for not pursuing fully open proceedings. Some came from our sister organization, IEDMS, that has open proceedings. We made a difficult…
    - 17 days ago, 7 Jun 17, 11:23am -
  • Being Human in a Digital Age
    I’m exploring what it means to be human in a digital age and what role universities play in developing learners for this experience. Against the backdrop of everything is changing, we aren’t paying enough attention to what we are becoming. The Be…
    - 2 Sep 16, 11:55am -
  • Adaptive Learners, Not Adaptive Learning
    Some variation of adaptive or personalized learning is rumoured to “disrupt” education in the near future. Adaptive courseware providers have received extensive funding and this emerging marketplace has been referred to as the “holy grail” of…
    - 20 Jul 16, 5:00pm -
  • Doctor of Education: Athabasca University
    Athabasca University has the benefit of offering one of the first doctor of education programs, fully online, in North America. The program is cohort-based and accepts 12 students annually. I’ve been teaching in the doctorate program for several ye…
    - 15 Jul 16, 10:36am -

The Upside Learning Blog

  • Interactive Video – Key Tools For an Immersive Learning Experience
    E-Learning industry has clearly moved to HTML5, owing to the advantage of its support for multiple devices like tablets and smartphones. HTML5 offers great scope for creating better experience, including rich and app-like user experience on mobile br…
    - 39 days ago, 16 May 17, 5:37am -
  • Animations in Custom eLearning Projects
    Animations are frequently chosen when we want to make a strong, affective impact on learners to improve retention of information, for example when the objective of the eLearning deliverable is to create awareness and pride about a code of conduct an…
    - 58 days ago, 27 Apr 17, 5:39am -
  • Upside Learning Among the Training Industry’s Training Outsourcing Watch List In 2017
    Yet again, for the third year running, Upside Learning is on the Training Industry’s Training Outsourcing Watch List! Every year, the Training Industry recognizes the top 20 training outsourcing companies based on their extensive research and thoro…
    - 60 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 6:53am -
  • 13 Years and Shining
    It is a proud time on the floor as we celebrate Upside’s 13th Anniversary this April. As we look back on the years gone by, we cannot help but think of all those challenges and successes that brought us to where we are. And all those people who hav…
    - 72 days ago, 13 Apr 17, 7:21am -
  • Virtual Reality in Corporate Training
    Earlier this year while visiting the Learning Technologies show in London, one thing that stood out for me was the advent of virtual reality (VR) on the corporate training scene. At least five different vendors on the exhibition floor had VR headsets…
    - 89 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 2:14am -

Managing Elearning

  • AR and VR in eLearning
    I recently wrote a white paper on the topic of augmented and virtual reality in adult education; I’ve also written a blog post on the topic here . This is my favorite white paper to date because I had the opportunity to interview experts in the fie…
    - 18 days ago, 6 Jun 17, 2:34pm -
  • Online Learning Needs a Robust E-Commerce System
      When I write blog posts for Web Courseworks, I’m typically focused on the philosophy and design of adult education, and for good reason: there are many special educational considerations for adult learners, and I want to design curricula that be…
    - 25 days ago, 30 May 17, 5:04pm -
  • Ten Reasons We’re Excited About MedBiquitous 2017
      I’m very excited to be attending the MedBiquitous annual meeting for the second year in a row. The conference is held each year on the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine campus in Baltimore. This year’s event is June 5-6, and registration is sti…
    - 36 days ago, 19 May 17, 12:54pm -
  • Applying the DIKW Methodology to Education Offerings at Associations
    The Internet gives marketers a multitude of frameworks, guidelines, and models to follow. But which ones make the most sense for what you have to offer? Online courses, journal articles, and annual conferences are a large aspect of association and me…
    - 73 days ago, 12 Apr 17, 10:47am -
  • 4 Stages of a Learning Business
    .OrgCommunity and Web Courseworks are excited to present the closing webinar of the Spring eLearning Thought Leaders series, The Learning Business Maturity Model, featuring Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele of Tagoras. Tagoras is a research and consultin…
    - 78 days ago, 7 Apr 17, 10:25am -

Career with Online Degrees

  • How to Become a Healthcare Manager- 4 Easy Steps Guide
    Inspired enough to become healthcare manager? Let’s say you have all the right ingredients to cook up the plan and make an entry in this profession but we still suggest you read up more to find important information that might have not been include…
    - 13 Dec 13, 6:37am -
  • Are You Considering a Career in Health Sciences
    Are you the sort who waits on the world to change or perhaps one of those who feel that bringing about a change, through your actions and efforts is your responsibility? Many of us who fall in the latter category, want to take up professions that all…
    - 6 Dec 13, 7:13am -
  • 5 Perfect Careers for Finance Majors With Available Jobs Now!
    Being in the finance industry doesn’t only mean that you’ll be working with money, it also often means that you’ll be making quite a few grands. Probably that’s why so many young and not-so-young people are opting for a degree in finance with…
    - 21 Nov 13, 2:53am -
  • A Step-by-Step Networking Guide for New Graduates
    If you are a new college grad, you employability prospects are much better than older workers in these challenging economic times. It could be because you are perceived as being ‘current’ in your knowledge, you are believed to be more enthusiasti…
    - 18 Nov 13, 12:27am -
  • How to Become Dentist in California? The Do’s of Getting into the Profession
    A curve that can set a lot of things straight is your smile. To get that sparkling smile, your dentist must be professionally competent and compassionate to compel you to see him every month. The entry in this profession is not complicated, yet it is…
    - 13 Nov 13, 1:34am -


Education Insights

  • Unsubscribe From Push Notifications
    How to Stop Push Notifications in Google and Firefox BrowsersIf you have signed up to receive web browser push notifications from our website, we hope you have found them to be helpful in keeping you in the loop with the latest and most relevant educ…
    - 25 Jan 17, 3:45pm -
  • Why You Should Pursue a Bachelor's Degree
    Why Should You Pursue a Bachelor’s Degree?The answer to this question will depend upon your current age and goals. If you are currently in high school, you may see no real value in getting a degree beyond your high school diploma. After all, many…
    - 2 Sep 15, 9:59am -
  • Forensics
    What is Forensics?According to Wikipedia, Forensics refers to “the application of a broad spectrum of sciences to answer questions of interest to the legal system. This may be in relation to a crime or to a civil action.” Forensic specialists sp…
    - 2 Sep 15, 9:59am -
  • Why You Should Pursue a Master's Degree
    After four years of relentless term papers and final exams you have finally received your bachelor’s degree. If you haven’t yet looked through the classifieds or attended your college’s career center it’s easy to say that you’ve found out t…
    - 2 Sep 15, 9:59am -
  • What is an Associate Degree?
    An Associate Degree is an undergraduate degree that requires a minimum of at least 60 semester credit hours, which is the equivalent of (2) two years or (4) four semesters study. This is the lowest academic degree offered in the US and Canada that pr…
    - 2 Sep 15, 9:59am -

E-Learning Examples

  • Utah’s Best & Brightest
    Utah’s Best & Brightest represents some of the most innovative and fastest growing companies along the Wasatch Front. View the interactive graphicThe post Utah’s Best & Brightest appeared first on Elearning Examples.
    - 59 days ago, 26 Apr 17, 5:46am -
  • Faces of Power: Timeline of American Presidents
    Animated timeline about the 45 American Presidents View the interactive timelineThe post Faces of Power: Timeline of American Presidents appeared first on Elearning Examples.
    - 21 Jan 17, 6:09pm -
  • Tell Me Your Secrets – An interactive graphic novel
    This interactive graphic novel is based on true-events from World War Two. View the graphic novelThe post Tell Me Your Secrets – An interactive graphic novel appeared first on Elearning Examples.
    - 21 Dec 16, 9:21am -
  • Should you have private health insurance? Interactive Calculator
    This calculator will show you if you should get private health insurance for tax reasons, and the total it would cost you over your lifetime. People also get insurance for non-financial reasons and this calculator does not take into account factors s…
    - 16 Nov 16, 6:26pm -
  • Senate calculator: can you get legislation passed after the Australian election?
    Following the Australian election, this is the makeup of the new Senate. This voting calculator allows you to test and share different voting combinations to see how and if a bill could be passed. View the senate calculatorThe post Senate calculator…
    - 4 Aug 16, 7:45pm -


  • 6 Skills That Won’t Be Replaced by Artificial Intelligence
    In recent years, movies such as I, Robot and Ex Machina have been fascinating audiences with the premise that robots will one day take over the world. Although this idea may sound crazy to some, in one very real sense, robots may very well be taking…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 10:09am -
  • 8 Ways to Boost Your Creativity With Technology
    Creativity is quickly becoming one of the most highly valued traits of the 21st century, and according to a 2016 report from the World Economic Forum, it’s one of the top three skills employers will be looking for by 2020. A survey by IBM also foun…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 3:55pm -
  • 10 Programs Closing the Gender Gap in STEM
    Despite more women studying STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths), when it comes to jobs in these fields, the gender gap remains wide. There are various reasons for this gap: Girls are often less encouraged to go into STEM field…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 1:24pm -
  • 5 Educational Paths Influenced By Virtual Reality
    Closing one’s eyes and seeing something that doesn’t exist in one’s current reality is a skill that many people throughout time have had to develop in their learning paths. Now, virtual reality is taking imagination a step further and allowing…
    - 20 days ago, 4 Jun 17, 11:57am -
  • What We Can Learn From 5 of the Most Innovative Schools in the World
    While the world changes at an unprecedented pace, education systems in most countries remain decades old, with today’s schools closely resembling those attended by our parents and grandparents. The changing job landscape, automation, and technology…
    - 34 days ago, 21 May 17, 2:05pm -

Online Learning Update

  • newOur college students are changing. Why aren’t our higher education policies?
    by Peter McPherson, Washington PostCollege students are now more likely to work, have family commitments and come from low-income backgrounds than in earlier generations. As the profile of college students continues to evolve, many institutions are…
    - 20 hours ago, 23 Jun 17, 8:10pm -
  • newThe Future of Jobs and Jobs Training
    by Lee Rainie and Janna Anderson, Pew TrustAs robots, automation and artificial intelligence perform more tasks and there is massive disruption of jobs, experts say a wider array of education and skills-building programs will be created to meet new…
    - 20 hours ago, 23 Jun 17, 8:06pm -
  • newThe AI-First Student Experience
    by Aric Cheston and Drew Stock, EDUCAUSE ReviewStudents dealing with the size and complexity of a college or university and trying to navigate its systems can become frustrated or even drop out if the barriers within its required processes hamper th…
    - 21 hours ago, 23 Jun 17, 8:02pm -
  • Going cross-curricular helps students develop solutions to real-world problems
    by Linda Jacobson, Education DiveThroughout rural Southern India, agricultural development is getting a boost from a line of irrigation and sprinkler products that was first developed far away in Minnesota. Called MyRain, the company was launched in…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 8:05pm -
  • Best practices for digital marketing in 2017: How to take advantage of the latest trends
    by Tereza Litsa, ClickZA successful digital marketing strategy needs to keep up with the latest marketing trends. The evolution of technology is changing the way we form a digital marketing strategy. This creates a growing challenge for industry pro…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 8:02pm - Distance Learning

  • 6 Unusual Online Certificates for Hipsters, Thinkers, and Do-ers
    If you're someone that likes to think outside of the box and do thinks a little bit differently, you may find these 6 unique online certificate programs interesting. Forget about the MBA and take classes in craft brewing or community organizing.
    - 30 May 14, 11:33pm -
  • How to Get Started on Your Online College Degree
    If you're interested in earning an online degree, it can be a challenge figuring out where to start. Take a look at this useful guide to earning an online degree to find out how to choose a school, get financial aid, and become a successful student.
    - 30 May 14, 11:31pm -
  • Oops! 7 Common Mistakes Online Students Make
    Don't make the same mistakes of those that have gone before you. Find out what 7 common mistakes online learners often make and find out how to steer clear of the same bad decision making.
    - 30 May 14, 11:29pm -
  • Free Online Photography Courses
    Shutterbugs, unite! If you want to get better at taking photos, these free online classes can help. Whether you're an aspiring professional or just an Instagram fan, you'll find tips and strategies to improve your picture taking skills.
    - 30 May 14, 11:26pm -
  • Unique Ways to Celebrate Graduation
    Graduating from an online college can sometimes feel a bit anticlimactic. You've worked hard...but you may not get the chance to walk across a stage or throw your cap into the air. Don't let this special moment pass you by. Take a look at these unexp…
    - 18 May 14, 11:30pm -

Open Education Europa

  • OpenEducationEuropa – New Developments
    Summary:  OpenEducationEuropa is in the process of a major redesign. The website will remain available, but we will not be uploading new content or managing new registrations for the time being. The eLear…
    - 27 Nov 15, 6:07am -
  • HOME calls HEIs educators to participate in online survey
    Summary:  The EC-funded HOME project is inviting higher education institutions educators to complete the online survey 'Comparing institutional MOOC strategies 2015', created as a follow-up to another stu…
    - 28 Oct 15, 6:36am -
  • D4Learning 2015 - International Conference on Innovations with Digital Learning for Inclusion (D4L)
    Area of interest:  Learning & Society Summary:  The 1st D4Learning International Conference: Innovations with Digital Learning for Inclusio…
    - 12 Sep 15, 12:35pm -
  • OER2016
    Area of interest:  Learning & Society Summary:  The 7th Open Educational Resources Conference, OER16: Open Culture, will be held on the 19th…
    - 17 Aug 15, 7:48am -
  • eMOOCs 2016 Call for Papers
    Summary:  eMOOCs 2016, the Fourth European MOOC Stakeholders Summit, has announced its Call for Papers. The submission deadline is 28 September, 2015. Interest Area: …
    - 1 Jul 15, 11:30am -