People in learning functions today are being asked to show the return on investment around learning initiatives. Although many companies talk about the importance of investing in employees through training programs, the people in training positions are being asked to prove that they deliver a real benefit to an organization and justify resources invested in the development of their eLearning. Executives desire reports that compare the amount of training an employee receives to key performance metrics. This task has been difficult since learning data and performance data often reside in different systems making this type of comparison challenging. Continue reading “Tin Can API Enables Training ROI”→
LTI is a standard by the IMS Global Learning Consortium (www.imsglobal.org) that allows for the connectivity of a school system’s Learning Management System (LMS) and third-party learning applications and content. To allow for this connectivity, integration of LTI’s specifications is required across both LMS and third-party apps. Incorporating LTI allows for student single sign-on and teachers to assign, track, and relay grades to/from the LMS with ease.
Education institutions across the globe are beating a path to eLearning revolution and are following a precise strategy to deliver the advantages of eLearning to their students. When these institutions would prefer to not invest large amounts to acquire the hardware and software resources that are required for building the eLearning system, they turn to Cloud computing. Cloud computing is known for enabling an on-demand network on an easy pay-per-use business model. It delivers the computing resources (hardware and software) as a service over the Internet. Therefore, it proved to be one of the most viable solutions. Migration of Cloud computing technology in eLearning is the future of the eLearning infrastructure.
This infographic focuses on the advantages of harnessing Cloud concepts in eLearning. The infographic presents an eLearning system architecture based on Cloud, challenges of traditional eLearning, eLearning Cloud advantages and security risks associated with Cloud. There is definitely more to discuss about Cloud when it comes to eLearning, however this is a good place to start.