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Should Trainers Teach Learners How to Learn?

Feb 17, 2020   /   by

Here’s a term you probably don’t hear much about: meta learning. The idea, according to Wikipedia, was first introduced by Donald Maudsley in a thesis written at the University of Toronto in 1979. It’s hard to draw up much about the man, but he defined his concept as the process by which “learners become aware […]

eLearning Trends to Watch for in 2020

Feb 7, 2020   /   by

What a year 2019 was for eLearning! Last year, we saw the rise of microlearning, mobile learning, just in time learning, and so much more. Video-based learning continued to take over while virtual/augmented reality gained a real foothold in large and other vertical-specific enterprises. So what’s in store for 2020? Here’s what we at CoSo […]

New Survey Shows Compliance Still a Concern for Video Conferencing

Feb 5, 2020   /   by

Compliance Week recently wrote about Smarsh’s ninth annual Electronic Communications Compliance survey, which shows only 42% of firms have policies in place to govern video conferencing and other collaboration tools. The survey queried over 300 compliance professionals in the financial services industry. In heavily regulated industries such as healthcare or financial services, compliant digital communications […]

Upskilling and Retraining in the Age of Automation

Feb 3, 2020   /   by

A certain buzzword has been making the rounds in the news lately: upskilling. Forbes even recently suggested it might be the most important word you’ll be hearing a lot about these days. With a third of today’s workers worried about being forced out by automation and digital transformation (according to professional services giant PwC), many […]

Is It Time to Drop the ‘e’ in eLearning?

Jan 15, 2020   /   by

You read the title for this post. And now you want to know: is CoSo Cloud suggesting that everyone drop the ‘e’ in eLearning? No, eLearning still accurately defines education applied through electronic means. Web-based learning. Virtual classrooms. Computer-based training. Webinars. Mobile learning. These are all forms of eLearning not only because they transfer knowledge […]

Here Comes Adaptive Learning!

Aug 20, 2019   /   by

Corporate training has seen some incredible advances over the years. There was of course the big leap in new, innovative teaching methods and techniques driven by the widespread computerization that started in the 1960s with PLATO, the first computer-assisted instruction system that originally called the University of Illinois home before supporting thousands of terminals worldwide. […]

Using Dynamic Backgrounds to Improve Adobe Connect User Experience

Oct 16, 2017   /   by

Back to Black An often overlooked feature of Adobe Connect is its ability to provide stunning and engaging custom layouts.  Using a little black magic it’s possible to get beyond the static custom background wallpaper, and provide a dynamic background which appears to participants as changing to highlight the theme of the topic at hand, […]

Transferring Meeting Ownership to Another User

Jul 25, 2017   /   by

Meeting room persistence or the ability for virtual meeting rooms to exist when the host isn’t present is an extremely powerful Adobe Connect feature.  Over time it’s not uncommon for organizations to rely heavily on this persistence, not only using Connect meetings for recurring meetings but often working these into even business processes, and even […]

Adobe Connect Mobile: Uses beyond mobile

Jun 15, 2017   /   by

An unlikely ally in non-mobile situations The first time most people hear about the Adobe Connect Mobile app is usually the last time they really think about it.  It’s often relegated to an “in case of emergency” role, where it’s whipped out when you’re running unexpectedly late to a meeting that you “have” to attend, […]

Audio Setting: Tips for Triaging Audio Problems in a Pinch

May 17, 2017   /   by

You know the saying, a chain is only as strong as its weakest link.  Well, you can’t control everything and we’ve all been in situations where we have a guest speaker or presenter trying to get into an Adobe Connect room from somewhere else and you get that frantic text or email saying “I can’t […]

3 Tips for Starting a Microlearning Library

Apr 17, 2017   /   by

Three Great Tips to Get Your Microlearning Library Started Microlearning is a hot topic these days as more and more learners are expecting content to be available in very specific, directly pertinent bursts of easily digestible information.   Here are three easy ways to offer microlearning content to your learners. Get Organized Being organized and having […]

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CoSo Cloud Unveils CoSo Insights 2.0 for eLearning Security, Compliance and Performance Data

OAKLAND, Calif., March 3, 2020 — CoSo Cloud LLC (CoSo), the leading secure private cloud managed services provider for virtual classroom training and high-consequence meetings, announced today the release of its new and unique customer web portal, CoSo Insights 2.0, for large organizations and government agencies that depend on Adobe Connect for global web conferencing […]
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