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Top 47 eLearning & Workplace Learning Blogs

Upside Learning

We follow a whole lot of blog – most of them focused on the learning, workplace learning, eLearning, and learning technology domain. We have learnt a lot from these blogs and thank all those blog writers for their invaluable insights on various topics. Here is a list of top 47 blogs (in alphabetical order) that Upside Learning team follows. Bersin & Associates : Blogs. eLearning Blog // Don’t Waste Your Time…. eLearning Curve Blog. Informal Learning Blog. Internet Time Blog. T+D Blog. The Bamboo Project Blog.

TrainingDay: Back on The Blog

Kapp Notes

So, I have to admit that when I was co-writing Learning in 3D , my blogging was diminished but now that the book is 99% finished (just the permissions and instructor guide to finish), I'm back to almost regular blogging and as part of that I am again blogging at the TrainingDay blog. Here is my latest entry. Letter to Your Boss About Virtual Immersive Environments.

Blog Carnival

Bottom-Line Performance

If you want to share tips in a longer format than a comment allows, join our new blog carnival. The first carnival entry will run on July 29, and (not surprisingly) the topic will be synchronous e-learning.You can enter your post by e-mailing me HERE or by including a link to your post as a comment on this blog entry before July 28th.

Training Industry.com: Blogging Over There Also

Kapp Notes

It seems that I am now blogging all over the place. I now a Featured Blogger and am writing a periodic blog over at TrainingIndustry. The blog is called The Tech Dimension and will expand on idea and concepts related to integrating technology into the learning process. So, while I am blogging at other places, know that I will continue this as my "home base" of blogging and will point you toward my other entries as appropriate. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guidelearning technologies.

Yesterday's blog post

Learning with e's

But are you as good as your last blog? Does yesterday's blog post still hold currency or must you continually press forward to write better, to expand on your ideas and elaborate your understanding of your subject? But some old ideas are fine, and the great thing about academic blogging is that the more you write, the greater will be the repository of content you have written.

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

I’d been mulling posting these to the blog. Building Better Learning Games- Learning Visions, April 9, 2009. Serious Games Blog. Marc Prensky – Twitch Speed, June 17, 2009. Using computer games in education- ThirdForce Blog, January 30, 2009. Digital games and learning gains (PDF), June 17, 2009. The Learning Circuits Blog, October 13, 2007.

Best of eLearning Learning - First Half of December 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

December 1, 2009 to December 15, 2009. eLearning Templates – 20 Resources - eLearning Technology , December 7, 2009. It’s Culture, Leadership and E2.0 … or fail - trainingwreck , December 13, 2009. Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009 - eLearning Learning Posts , December 2, 2009. Collaborative learning using Captivate and Twitter - Adobe Captivate Blog , December 11, 2009. Dont Waste Your Time , December 10, 2009. Free-to-Use E-Learning Development 19: Techsmith Jing (Part 3) – Conclusions - The E-Learning Curve , December 8, 2009.

Conflicting personas: social media as an ‘AND’ role (initially titled ‘AND’ job which is entirely inappropriate, even for this blog)

Janet Clarey

You can teach people instructional design without having an instructional design blog but I don’t think it’s as easy to teach people ‘business 2.0′ You know one of those brief tweets or status updates that can easily be lifted from bigger, continuous conversations you’re having with online friends and followers? Out of context stuff. Poor partygirl99. Wha???

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

The information in this series has been something I've been presenting, writing, blogging about and more recently doing workshops around. But hopefully 2009 will be the year when that begins to change. Sue's description of a personal learning network is: Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) are all about using web tools such as blogs, wiki, twitter, facebook to create connects with others which extend our learning, increases our reflection while enabling us to learn together as part of a global community. Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall ).

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

Upside Learning

Marc Prensky Blog. Ulearning Blog. Mlearning Blog. Upside Learning Blog. Derek Bruff’s Blog. The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2009. 2009 Horizon Report. I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse.

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

News feeds, podcasts, blogs, wikis and discussion forums. Instructivism is dead. Gone are the days of an authoritarian teacher transmitting pre-defined information to passive students. In the 1990s, constructivism heralded a new dawn in instructional design, turbo-charged by the rise of Web 2.0. Students morphed into participants , empowered to seek new knowledge and understanding for themselves, in the context of their own unique, individual experiences. Fast forward to today and connectivism is all the rage. Slippery slope. But is this gradient a fair representation? The real world.

Effective virtual facilitation

E-Learning Provocateur

Perhaps other courses, websites, discussion forums, podcasts, blogs etc. As virtual classes rapidly become de rigueur , the need for an effective virtual facilitation framework accelerates. I propose the 5-stage model of e-moderation developed by world-renowned networked learning guru, Gilly Salmon. The Model. This stage is about getting your remote participants up and running.

Five Years of Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

Five years ago today, I published my first two posts on this blog. I have done better in 2011, with 52 posts, but one of my goals for 2012 is to blog more regularly. Monthly views plateaued for most of 2009 and 2010, but started increasing again in 2011 as I posted more often. When I started this, I had no idea how much I would learn through blogging and how many wonderful people I would get to know. I’m a better instructional designer today because I’ve been blogging for five years. Thank you for reading, commenting, blogging, and sharing.

Blogger of the Week

Kapp Notes

Thanks to E-Learning Planet for naming Kapp Notes the "Blog of the Week" for (November 01, 2009 to November 08, 2009N You can read the criteria and entry at Planet’s Pick of the Week. So thanks to E-Learning Tyro for the shout out. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

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Irish Learning Alliance Visit

Kapp Notes

You can see Tony's keynote slides and all the information from the meeting at the blog for the Irish Learning Alliance. A few weeks ago, I was fortunate it enough to travel to see the Prime Minister of Ireland and hear about the Irish Learning Alliance. Unfortunately, I didn't get to go to Ireland, instead I traveled with some friends up to New York to visit with the Irish Learning Alliance.

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Webinars: Past, Present and Future

Kapp Notes

The webinar begins on December 17, 2009, at 2 p.m. chief blogger for the elearning blog "Kapp Notes", and co-author of the newly released book, "Learning in 3D" James Moss Learning & Development Lead, Vivid Learning Systems Moderator: James Friesen Content Guru, Meridian Knowledge Solutions See you there. It was a lively discussion with good input from the attendees. Eastern Time.

Learning in 3D Book Tour Start Date Announced

Kapp Notes

We've got over 30 bloggers on the tour with a special Twitter hashtag of #lrn3d, a Twitter book give away, a 20% discount from the publisher and even a "prize" for folks that follow the entire tour and leave a comment on every blog. The tour stops will be announced in the near future but I will tell you the first stop will be at the blog of the person that wrote the forward to the book, Ron Burns at ProtonMedia's blog. What is a blog book tour? Some have asked me "What is a blog book tour?" This will happen at a different blog each day for 6 weeks.

Apple Keynote.no.not that one

Kapp Notes

I am at the Winter 2009 ICT Educator conference. Disclaimer: All pictures in this blog post were taken with an iPhone (however, the computer used for making this entry is not Apple-based. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. s not Macworld. Jon Burgess of Apple presenting to ICT Educators.

10 online icebreakers

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Source: comment on the ">Bamboo project blog. For the third time I was going through all my resources- files and bookmarks to find online icebreakers. I thought I'd do myself (and you) a favour by listing the most interesting ones. 10 online icebreakers (the picture relates to number 10!): Two Lies and A Truth. Ask participants to list three interesting things about themselves. (I

Upcoming Webinar: The Future of eLearning Content

Kapp Notes

The Webinar is called " Future of eLearning Content " and is scheduled for December 17, 2009, at 2 p.m. The panelist include: John Ambrose Senior Vice President, Strategy, Corporate Development and Emerging Business, SkillSoft Janet Clarey Senior Researcher and blogger for several Brandon Hall Research blogs James Moss Vivid Learning Systems __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content GuideThis Thursday I am on a great panel doing a webinar for Meridian Knowledge Solutions. Register today at: URL HERE.

Great Year End ReCap

Kapp Notes

This time of year there are many recaps of blog postings and reflections on the "year in blogs." One good site to check out is ASTD's Learning Circuits Blog Big Question for December. So have some fun and enjoy a visual recap of Zaid's year of blogging, you learn a few things and have some fun! __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. It contains a number of great postings about what bloggers have learned this year. Another great year end post was done by Zaid Ali Alsagoff over at ZaidLearn.

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Finding a MMOLE/Virtual Learning World Vendor

Kapp Notes

Attend tradeshows focused on 3D learning, read blogs by virtual learning thought leaders, read publications and vendor brochures, look at web sites and educate yourself on the vast number of virtual world options. A screen shot from the MMOLE of ProtoSphere. There are a number of preliminary things to consider when beginning to search for vendors to assist you in developing a MMOLE.

Some Posts About Web 2.0 and Informal Learning

Kapp Notes

Extends Class Informal Learning: Structuring a Blog Some informal learning resources Wiki or a Blog? Here are some posts about the various uses of Web 2.0 in corporate settings. Web 2.0 and SharePoint Pedia Palooza A Pharmaceutical Leveraging Web 2.0 --In a Big Way The Right Place to Find Help: ASTD's Big Question Tear Down the Walls: Web 2.0 Creating a Vibrant Learning Community Embracing Informal Learning (Whitepaper) __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Web 2.0

Elements of a Virtual World/Metaverse

Kapp Notes

capabilities of wikis or blogs where changes, updates and additions are easily made to web sites without the contributor needing to know HTML or any programming language. Using a virtual world or metaverse for training is not as science-fiction as it sounds. Synchronous learning tools allow for real-time interaction on a computer among learners separated by great distances.

Virtual World Brainstorming Session

Kapp Notes

One of the great things about what I do is getting to meet and work with really thoughtful and creative people and the other day, I got a chance to brainstorm with a group of great people on the topic of Virtual World Implementations. Instead the in-world training should be " Go to the corner store and purchase a trade magazine from the clerk." It makes it more fun and more engaging.

Workplace learning in 10 years

E-Learning Provocateur

As staff familiarise themselves with blogs, wikis, RSS, YouTube and Twitter, and as more tech-savvy Gen-Y’s & Z’s join the organisation, the demand for self-paced, self-directed learning will accelerate. To answer this question, I’ve organised my own two cents’ worth under six major banners… 1. E-Learning development should be no different.

Sneak Peak at Virtual World Images for Learning in 3D

Kapp Notes

It is in its early stages but we are looking forward to the unveiling in January along with the Blog book tour that starts on January 11th. One of the exciting things about working on the Learning in 3D book is that we are going to have a space for the book and some of its content in a 3D world. Here are some sneak peaks at the concept. The introduction area and place to meet. Overview of areas which will show examples of the 3D archetypes. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

What did 100 blog posts bring me?

Challenge to Learn

When I started my blog in December 2009 I was curious what it would be like to blog and I wanted to improve my English (I’m still working on that). My blog now has an average of almost a 100 views per day. The fact that you have an audience makes a big difference, it turns your blog from a diary into a publication and most important: you get feedback. I use my blog to try out ideas. The first time I used my blog for this purpose was when I became CEO of easygenerator. I write posts too for easygenerators company blog. Feedback.

Seeking Some Assistance and Advice

Kapp Notes

One idea is the blog book tour but.we As you may know in January 2010 (around the 19th or so) my new book co-authored with Tony O'Driscoll is being published. The book, Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration is about using 3D virtual immersive environments for learning and collaboration. Learn more about the book here. Leveraging the "wisdom of crowds" we am seeking your input and ideas on how to conduct a viral marketing campaign for the book. am looking for more ideas other social media, physical media or other channels.

Co-Author Speaking at 3D Life Science 2010 Event in Malvern, PA

Kapp Notes

However, if you let them know you saw my blog post on the topic.you'll receive an invite. On January 19th, 2010. Tony O'Driscoll (my co-author and partner in 3D) will be presenting at an event co-sponsored by Microsoft and ProtonMedia. The event will be moderated by a top life sciences industry personality, and will feature several surprise guests, the panel will discuss how pharma organizations are using innovative (some would say radical) collaboration technologies to out-think and out-sell their competitors in today's exceedingly competitive environment.

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Providing a set of tools (wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc.) Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I spend a fair amount of my consulting time working with large organizations to help define how they will apply technology to particular business / performance / learning needs. I've really been striking out.

3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs

mLevel

2009 saw the rise of songs like “Video Phone” by Beyonce, “Text Me” by R. Blogging E-Learning Learning Learning & Development Learning Technologies Mobile Social Business UncategorizedKelly, and “LOL :)” by Trey Songz. Next came Carly Rae Japsen’s “Call Me Maybe” in 2011, and recently “Hotline Bling” by Drake became the best-selling song in the U.S. But this this is good news!

How to Create E-Learning Courses That Don’t Waste Your Learner’s Time - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Learning Pulse

Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse October 30th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Harold Jarche is blogging about the future of the training department , briefly looking back at the pre-training age and then at how training has evolved after its invention in the 20th century. Clive Shepherd is blogging on how this has changed in 2009. newsgator Bloglines iNezha Contact blogs (at) xyleme.com About Me Dawn Poulos is the primary author of this blog. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. But this year we have seen a major shift.