Workplace and Professional Development Showcase
This page provides a showcase of examples of e-learning solutions designed for the workplace and professional development.
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Added: 14th July 2008
"Search Engine Optimization Course for people who want a quick overview of Internet Marketing"
Added: 14th July 2008
"This is a rapid e-learning demo using a rapid authoring tool. It is an E-learning simulation for application training with external navigation."
Added: 14th July 2008
"Medical and Management online courses produced by "ClearVision". www.cvlearn.com"
Added: 14th July 2008
Your source to Online Coaching - Professional coaching on over 120 in-demand subjects right now without delay! Improve your skills easily and quickly!
Added: 07 February 2008
Museums around the world may register to upload their artwork and images of their museum
Added: 15 November 2007
"eXponentia is an automotive manufacturer consortium. The training relies on the use of an interactive 'Virtual Workshop', and has been developed for both instructor led delivery and on both CD and for delivery over the Internet."
Added: 23 July 2007
A Demo version of the software
"Teachers TV has over 1,500 high quality programmes. These cover every subject in the national curriculum, every professional role in schools, and all the key issues in education."
Added: 09 July 2007
"Screen 16:9 specialise in Flash video and interactive learning tools. They area supplier of this service to the BBC and other clients. THe company can also provide animation and motion capture as well as c++ programming."
Added: 19 June 2007
"Alison is a global learning platform where individuals can access interactive e-learning materials free of charge, and content providers can reach a global market."
Added: 4 June 2007
A free learning resource of interactive certification-based learning
"The BTEC Advanced Certificate in Local Government Management is a fully supported qualification programme that delivers a cost effective and highly flexible solution to developing team leaders/first line managers. It offers the reward of a national qualification for participants and increases organisational capacity to respond to the challenges ahead."
Added: 10 April 2007
Company based in the UK
"This course is suitable for supervisors and managers who need the skills and knowledge to ensure they effectively manage themselves and others at work. The course content is mapped to ILM Level 3, Introductory Certificate in First Line Management and Certificate in First Line Management, hence it is especially suitable for those studying for this qualification. However, anyone in a management position will find invaluable tips and reminders towards ethics at workplace and business, from this course."
Added: 11 December 2006
This is a demo version with only module 1 activated
"Designed to help learners recognise, analyse and deal with stress. The course uses real life examples and case studies to sensitise learners about the potential sources of stress, and suggests strategies for dealing with stress and achieving a balance in life."
Added: 6 November 2006
This is a demo version with only module 1 activated
"Online interactive training and risk assessments covering Fire Safety, Workstation Ergonomics and Manual Handling.(Software trial available from e-officehealth.co.uk) Designed to deliver organisational compliance with: employee training requirement under the Regulatory Reform Oder (Fire Safety) 2005. Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992, the Manual Handling Regulations 1992."
Added: 23 February 2006
"This demonstration module provides a brief overview of a complete course (10 modules) on infection control. The e-learning course is accredited by Glasgow Caledonian University and can be used as part of a nursing degree qualification."
Added: 2 July 2006
To view this demo you will need the 'Flash' player
"The Trustee toolkit has been developed to help trustees (and anyone else who is interested in occupational pension schemes) meet the requirements for trustee knowledge and understanding, introduced by the Pensions Act 2004."
Added: 14 June 2006
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"Keeping Safe is an e-learning course for staff and carers in schools, family centres and childrens homes, or foster carers, who may have to deal with challenging behaviour from young people. The course addresses positive behaviour management and safe touch, holding and restraint." From Kwango Ltd
Added: 20 October 2005
In the full course twenty-five video clips, over one hundred photographs plus narration, animation and text describe and demonstrate Keeping Safe skills. In this sample of the course you can view some of the skills and try the quiz to see how much you know about positive behaviour management and safe touch, holding and restraint!
"Ready for Work is a new FREE online learning programme for everyone currently (or recently) in full-time education. Ready for Work offers you 12 short online training courses on subjects of real importance to all prospective employers. The entire learning programme is free to you."
Added: 27 May 2005
Once you have completed at least 10 of the 12 courses and achieved 80% in each one, you can optionally request a Ready for Work Certificate and a Ready for Work Handbook at a cost of £10.00 inc vat.
"These two courses illustrate the use of multimedia and learning interactions in e-learning and blended learning to improve 'soft' skills (behavioural change) rather than just 'hard' skills (knowledge transfer)" From Kwango
Added: 26 May 2005
Also available Empowering Others course
"Access to two FREE unrestricted games-based learning resources - 'Mind your own business' and 'The Export Game'." From PIXELearning
Added: 26 May 2005
You will need to provide contact details to access these games
"The Games Trilogy is comprised of three unique offerings covering IP Communications, Security and Storage Networking. Rockin' Retailer enables users to learn the benefits of IP Communication solutions while addressing issues with communication, inventory and customer service. Network Defenders tests networking knowledge and allows users to learn how to defend against relentless security attacks. With SAN Rover, players traverse Mars in a Rover building a Storage Area Network (SAN). High scores for all games are recorded and displayed for other gamers." From Cisco
Added: 21 April 2005
Individuals playing the game will need to enter a Cisco.com ID and password, available free on the Cisco website, before they can enter the site to play a game.
"We offer innovative online training through self-directed modules, eSeminars and faculty-led courses that target all types of media and all levels of experience. Writing and reporting techniques. Insights into visual journalism. Courses on ethics and values. Skills for newsroom leaders. We've got it all."
Added: 12 April 2005
"NewsU is a project of The Poynter Institute and the Knight Foundation to offer tightly focused courses that appeal to print, broadcast and online journalists."
"An interactive tutorial with self assessment for healthcare workers and students involved with managing pain in cancer patients."
Added: 27 September 2004
"This site is aimed at all healthcare practitioners involved in pain management for patients with cancer, including specialist nurses, junior doctors, general practitioners, GP registrars and senior medical students."
"PlantWeb University makes it easy to understand and evaluate new ways to improve project, process, and plant performance. And it's free!"
Added: 20 August 2004
Each course takes only a few minutes to complete. An optional quiz lets you review what you've learned and earn Reward Points to exchange for valuable gifts.
"Helping others to learn about caring for people with advanced disease has always been a fundamental part of effective palliative care. The aim is to resource existing professionals, carers and teams with the knowledge and skills needed in their daily work." Help the Hospices
Added: 2 August 2004
CLIP worksheets grew from the idea of a "coffee update". The principle was to develop a flexible learning material that could be used over a coffee break, but could also be used in a variety of settings. All the CLIP worksheets have now been adapted as a set of simple web-based tutorials.
"Touch. Teach. Train. This is the work of the Global Pastors Network. Through the On-Time-Learning curriculum, pastors like you around the world have access to some of the finest teaching and pastoral training available today."
Added: 22 May 2004
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"FuneralCampus™ is a leading provider of interactive online funeral and death care industry continuing education. Our online training programs help you save time and money by allowing you to fulfill your continuing education requirements online, anytime."
Added: 19 May 2004
FuneralCampus courses have been certified for license renewal if five initial states including Illinois, Washington, North Carolina, New Jersey and Tennessee.
"UK Healthcare Education Partnership (UKHEP) offers a range of e-learning opportunities designed for healthcare professionals across the UK and worldwide."
Added; 18 May 2004
UKHEP is a joint venture between City University, the University of Leicester, the University of Ulster and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
Added: 9 May 2004
Online continuing education courses available for healthcare professionals in Maryland, USA
"The new site enables physicians to earn sophisticated and comprehensive continuing medical education (CME) credits at no cost and to manage their completed course requirements easily."
Added: 6 May 2004
"The underlying technology enables physicians to complete their learning online, take the necessary tests, and receive immediate grading and delivery of CME certificates as well as accurate tracking of courses taken."
"e-Office Safety is a health and safety e-learning and assessment program. The system is supplied with its own data management system, which enables administrators to manage the assessments and offer ergonomics advice." AN e-learningwmb demo.
Added: 7 April 2004
A FREE 10 user DSE assessment can be run from this site.
"Whatever your imaging specialty -- MR - CT - X-Ray - Ultrasound - Cardiac - Vascular - PACS, we have programs geared for your specific needs."
Added: 21 March 2004
"The Online Learning Center can provide you with a number of learning experiences including the basic text with images all the way up to the newest technology of webcasting and everything in between."
"is for people working in museums, libraries and archives to inspire you to: discover what people learn in your museum, archive or library; find out what you are doing well already to inspire and support learning; plan how to improve what you do" From the MLA
Added: 3 March 2004
Estelle Morris, Minister of State for the Arts says "This remarkable research highlights the excellent work of Britain's regional museums. It demonstrates that the Renaissance in the Regions programme has had a real impact on pupil's attitudes and achievement."
"Online Professional Development and Technical Reference for Mining and the Geosciences"
Added: 8 February 2004
The EduMine mission is "to be the leading Internet source of online professional development and technical reference for the mining and geoscience communities"
USALearning (formerly GoLearn.gov). The one-stop source for training and development products, tools, and services sponsored by the e-Training Initiative and the e-Training Service Provider Consortium.
Updated: 29 October 2005
one-stop access to e-training services for more than 1.8 million people employed by the US federal government
"The Gerontological Demonstration Project is an important pioneering initiative intended to create an infrastructure for e-based learning to promote the attainment of evidence-based gerontological practice in Scotland."
Added: 1 November 2003
"The aerospace industry is being transformed by Lean manufacturing process, enabled by the broadband classroom
Added: 23 January 2003
"The course was developed by Line Communications as part of the broadbandshow, a West Country initiative that aims to show small and medium sized companies (SMEs)how they can use broadband to transform their businesses."
"Check out how good you are at spotting threats in this simulation"
Added: 25 July 2003
After the introduction you have two minutes to check out 23 bags going through the scanner
"The College's Leadership Development Framework (LDF) is centred around the belief that schools should be supported in developing leaders at all levels (distributed leadership)."
Added: 29 March 2003
The College offers blended learning solutions for aspiring and existing headteachers
"As you look out the window of your corner office, you watch the city workers remove the holiday decorations from the lampposts and store them away for another year. Your mind is racing however, as you think about your next steps as CEO of ToyBlock Co. It was a remarkable holiday season for your company, You achieved record revenues through all of your marketing channels - megamarts, boutique stores, and surprisingly the e-tailers. In fact, ToyBlocks' sales to online toy retailers tripled from last year, causing a flurry of questions to swim through your head ... You've got to make some decisions fast - the Board of Directors, and chairman Ted Twilson, are very anxious about this issue. They've made it clear that they don't want to be left in the dust of an Internet revolution. But ultimately, your success depends on the continued prosperity of ToyBlocks Co. You must consider industry trends and potential channel issues before making a decision..."
Added: 10 July 2003
A marketing simulation/game
"Demo of NASA's first interactive e-learning course of Project Management developed by 16by9 studios."
Added: 3 December 2002
To access the demo, select e-Learning and the View Projects
"Aimed at casual gamers of all ages, Lemonade Inc. features intelligent gameplay, colorful animated graphics and a humorous twist that will have you coming back for more! The game is now available for Pocket PC and will soon be released on Palm OS® and wireless phone platforms (Symbian, Microsoft SmartPhone 2002, and Brew)." From HExacto
Added: 22 November 2002
A mobile strategy game
"Fungal Infections Virtual Grand Rounds is a practical guide to the understanding and management of invasive fungal infections for healthcare professionals. Lectures by a distinguished faculty and provocative cases make this curriculum relevant to anyone engaged in the management of fungal disease." MIT
Added: 11 November 2002
Lectures and Case Studies
"This interactive multimedia demonstration was created for Deloitte & Touche, one of the world's largest professional services organization." By LuxorMedia
Added: 1 October 2002
Luxormedia describes this demo as follows:"This demo was created using sophisticated 2D and 3D technology, complex animations, stunning graphics and charts, text, video, and synchronized narration to make a compelling and engaging presentation our LuxorMedia's capabilities around custom courseware development. It can provide visitors to your site with an excellent example of how multimedia used in an e-learning format can be impressive, informative, engaging, and persuading."
"This multimedia e-learning course was one of several distance learning courses developed for the U.S. Army Reserve and the National Guard Bureau." By LuxorMedia
Added: 1 October 2002
LuxorMedia describe this course as folllows: "The courseware incorporates all the principles of learning including motivation, retention, reinforcement, active participation, closure and assessment. It includes a compelling beginning, pre-tests, review periods, interactive exercises, frequent interaction and immediate feedback, and a final exam to maintain learner motivation and maximize the soldier's attention throughout the training experience. The training program provides clear and relevant objectives in a problem-solving approach. The courseware explains to each soldier why learning the information is important, contributes their military experiences to each learning situation, enables them to direct their own learning, and improves their confidence and ability to handle real mission-related problems.
"These interactive learning games were developed for the U.S. Army Reserve and the National Guard Bureau." By LuxorMedia
Added: 2 October 2002
"Each interactive learning game reinforces a learning chuck from a series of distance learning programs developed for the U.S. Army Reserve and the National Guard Bureau. Each game provides the soldier with clear instructions, frequent interaction and immediate feedback in a problem solving format, thereby maximizing the soldier's attention throughout the training experience. These games feature complex animations, and are designed improve the soldier's confidence and ability to handle real mission-related problems.
"Sessions.edu has launched a first-of-its-kind series of Flash tools called ILUs. The ILUs are Interactive tools that help student and professionals in their design work. The Color Calculator is the first application in this series; it provides the user with the ability to identify color schemes or harmonies for any design project, by controlling a series of menus and tools."
Added: 18 September 2002
The first of a series of "advanced Flash applications that enhance your learning experience"
"A TrainingBYTE™ represents a new wave of training delivery that takes advantage of the best features of the Internet, standard e-mail systems and wireless communications. It utilizes well-established industry standards to deliver unparalleled training effectiveness over the Internet, via email and is an exceptional tool for delivering mobile learning (m-learning) via PDA's."
Updated: 9 June 2002
Training bytes are small chunks of learning that can be delivered to different devices - a powerful solution.
"Instant Advice® is like having an expert advisor available anytime and anywhere. Instant Advice contains over 500 brief, single subject video clips that give employees quick answers to everyday workplace challenges such as conducting workplace reviews, planning a successful meeting, or providing feedback to employees-all delivered in 3 minutes or less, and by the same business experts used in Ninth House courses."
Added: 9 June 2002
"JEDlets are concentrated, interactive nuggets of knowledge: the ultimate quick study for the specialized demands of the new millennium."
Added: 7 June 2002
People don't have time to wade through hours of course material - here are two clever JEDlets for you to testdrive
"PharmiWeb provides powerful e-learning solutions for both individuals and corporates in the life sciences sector."
Added: 25 May 2002
Just one part of the major PharmaWeb site - "the one stop place for the life sciences/healthcare community"
"The following samples were created completely with Lectora Publisher for Palm OS or Pocket PC."
Added: 12 May 2002
These samples also include tests and collect the results.
"Connected University is an online professional development community, providing educators with courses, learning resources, just-in-time support, and a convenient way to interact with your peers nationwide as you work to integrate technology and improve student learning in your classroom."
Added: 10 May 2002
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Added: 30 April 2002
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Added: 20 April 2002
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"Imagine that you lead a small development team responsible for creating a pocket-sized, high-resolution digital camera. You need to make sure that your team has completed a high-quality camera design within six months, but if you get it done sooner, that's even better." From Forio
Added: 2 March 2002
A good example of business simulation
Added: 23 January 2002
A number of tutorials and other learning experiences created with Macromedia products
"This portal is designed to provide easy access to all types of available training, educational benefits and support for training for all CG Personnel, to include Active Duty, Reserve, Civilian and Auxiliary."
Added: 18 January 2002
Links to training of all types
"TAPPED IN™ is the online workplace of an international community of education professionals. K-12 teachers and librarians, professional development staff, teacher education faculty and students, and researchers engage in professional development programs and informal collaborative activities with colleagues."
Added: 26 December 2001
An online community for K12 teachers
This online course is intended to deepen your own understanding of evolution with extensive content-rich materials, interactive exercises, primary source readings and in depth exploration of scientific concepts. To bring it back to your classroom, it is linked to National Science Standards and enlarged with applications to classroom teaching. PBS
Added: 26 December 2001
A simple and effective course based around the constructivist theory of learning
"Self-directed learning and sharing of knowledge is at the heart of this environment. The result, continuous learning, is a win-win for everybody. It benefits yourself, your colleagues, and UNDP. Each of the over 500 topics or categories in "el-Tree" is described and linked to a specific Learning Resources Matrix which offers a multiplicity of resource links from books to on-line courses to coaching. With many of these resources literally at your fingertips, your learning adventure is about to begin..... Enjoy."
Added: 4 December 2001
el-tree is an intriguing and clever approach to online learning
"Docent University (DU) is a division of Docent(TM) that offers individual training, courses and certificate programs to Docent employees, partners and customers. With a range of content and a variety of delivery formats, DU provides an easy way to maximize your Return on Investment from enterprise learning solutions."
Added: 2 December 2001
A series of certified curriculum tracks are available for Sales, Marketing, Course Developers, Learning Management System (LMS) Programmers, Account Managers, Technical Sales and Technical Support
"The IBM Web Lecture Service already gives you the possibility to create your presentation once and distribute it via various channels such as the internet, download and play, and CD-ROM to your customers, business partners and employees ... Our first m(obile)-learning technology has been implemented on the Compaq iPAQ as this is one of the current devices that meets the Web Lecture Services requirements."
Added: 10 November 2001
Make sure you click the link "emulated iPAQ with web lecture" to see an example of delivering a lecture on a Pocket PC
"A visual animated technical dictionary. techtionary is useful for product documentation, product training and channel training."
Added: 12 October 2001
Produced by Cross Market Management
An example section of this e-course from IPF.
Added: 7 October 2001
An example from the Institute of Public Finance Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of CiPFA Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy)
Example of a "performance support" (browser-based) system and HTML help system on how to set up an enterprise software product called "BooksOne" for a college bookstore. Quire Systems
Added: 5 October 2001
These examples show how performance support and online help are important e-learning tools
"Whether you're a novice or a seasoned developer, Macromedia University is a convenient, effective and affordable way to learn Macromedia products. Our online training center gives you access to three libraries full of engaging, interactive course content, assessment features and additional resources to maximize your Web skills."
Added: 22 August 2001
Macromedia's training service for its customers
"Revolutionising education, AUAO (Army University Access Online) offers servicemembers anytime, anywhere learning. AUAO provides access to quality education for enlisted soldiers across the globe, helping them further their professional and personal goals and providing the Army with top preparation for its forces"
Added: 1 August 2001
The army's approach to learning
This is an official Navy e-learning website. "This site provides training anytime, anywhere in the world to all Department of the Navy personnel."
Added: 30 July 2001
Catalogue, personalisation, support etc for navy e-learning
"The learning portal is the online store of the Institution of Chemical Engineers. Here you can buy books, training packages, courses, e-learning, journals and conferences. This site gives you continuous access to products from IChemE (and reputable third parties) that can cater for your training and educational needs whenever and wherever they arise."
Added: 30 July 2001
"Welcome to the Nortel Networks blended online learning environment. As Nortel Networks Premier Education Partner, Innovatia has created an interactive learning environment that puts you in the driver's seat. It's a flexible learning system that's as individual as you are. Go at your own speed. Learn as much as you need at your convenience. Get the help you need when you need it. Everything's at your fingertips"
Added: 30 July 2001
" ... is a web-based certification tool designed to train and certify ALL of an organization's employees and supervisors on sexual harassment law and company policy, and to provide a strong defense against liability. The learning approach is games2train.com's own fun, game-based learning methodology. Users can learn and certify by playing one of 8 games (Solitaire, Arcade, Millionaire-like, Jeopardy-like, etc.), or no game at all. From games2learn