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Best Instructional Design Tools

Best Instructional Design Tools

Select The Right eLearning Tools For Your Needs You’re new to the Instructional Design scene. In fact, until now, you’ve only ever been a trainee. So, who could blame you for feeling a little nervous about designing your first course for the cannabis industry? If you’re wondering which eLearning tools will make the process less…

Innovative eLearning for Cannabis Training

Innovative eLearning for Cannabis Training

The cannabis industry and Instructional Designer role are getting increasingly complex as they need multimodal skills to perform a variety of roles. In the cannabis industry, we need to experiment with various design modalities such as designing and developing online communities of practice, video blogs, and mobile learning for a workforce that combines various demographics,…

5 Ways Microlearning Reshapes Training

Hard-Won Cannabis Dispensary Leadership

Why should training dispensary managers flip for a microlearning strategy in the flipped classroom approach? Let’s gain an insight into the ways microlearning is reshaping flipped classroom cannabis training programs. A flipped classroom is a training methodology that combines the power of classroom learning with online training. Though it’s a type of blended learning, there is…

Ed-Tech Futurology: Is an LMS a Distraction?

The perpetual brawl in the United States Learning Management System (LMS) market makes headlines everywhere. Meanwhile, the growth of the global Ed-Tech industry dwarfs the stakes. If we generously round up the total market value of both Instructure Canvas and Blackboard Learn to $2 billion USD each, they still account for very little as the…

Moodle 3.6: ‘Boost’ the NEW Core-Code Theme

Moodle Headquarters (HQ) open-source development team explains on the forum the reasons why the ‘Clean‘ and ‘More‘ themes (available by default) will no longer be a part of core-code with the upcoming major Moodle releases and will eventually end all support. For a long time, these themes were the trademark look of Moodle and they were…

Moodle: Learning Record Store (LRS)

For all the excitement surrounding Learning Record Store (LRS) and their potential to store xAPI-encoded data about learner behavior and performance and then extract meaningful insights, the progress has been basically halted. This is true in Moodle development and plugins, but it also applies to the broader learning industry. In recent years, a few announcements by…

How LMS Providers Price Themselves

A look at the financial report of a US-based, publicly-listed EdTech company, which features some 3,000 customers from 60 countries, reveals interesting facts about the approaches the company takes to charging for LMS services. There are no simple rules, unique answers, nor single ways to look at the numbers, but this only stresses the fact…

Cannabis Training Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

Training Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) ranks among the most-unknown but useful technologies in the human resources arena for the cannabis industry. There are a variety of PaaS solutions that are in cloud-hosted environments and include infrastructure but no training or courses. One of the chief benefits of PaaS is its ability to resolve a nagging problem for…

Ed-Technologies Shake Up Employee Training

Corporate learning technologies have been buffeted by change. Employees, frustrated with internal learning options were looking outside their organizations for new learning resources, forcing employers to reconsider whether legacy technology platforms were meeting workforce needs. This profound shift in learning preferences and need for content better tailored to rapidly changing business environments has fueled the rise…

Moodle: Most Important Accomplishments Over 15 Years!

For many Moodlers and open education enthusiasts, 2017 was one of Moodle’s most momentous times since the launch of version 1.0. The 15-year anniversary, its first private equity stake, and a series of announcements signaling new approaches both internally and externally are just a few reasons to be excited about the future of the world’s…