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2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009? So one of the tasks I will do to answer this question is to see what posts were the Best of 2009 from several different sources. How Long Does It Take to Develop One Hour of E-Learning-Updated for 2009. I had done some work in this area in 2003 and wanted to see if any information had changed. Here are my top posts via Google Analytics for 2009.(I'll have no idea why this continues to be my most popular post on Google even thought it is over a year old.

Google Book Preview of "Learning in 3D"

Kapp Notes

Here is a link to a Google book preview that you might enjoy. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Want a sneak peak at Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration ?

eLearning: Top Posts of 2009 - Upside Learning Blog

Upside Learning

As we knock on 2010’s doors, it’s a good time to look at what we did on this blog in 2009. We started this blog in March 2009 and in its 10 month existence has more than a 100 posts. Here’s a screen grab of tag cloud for our posts: Here is a list of some of the best posts of 2009: Top 20 Most Viewed Posts. 1. Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009. 5.

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.

Workplace learning in 10 years

E-Learning Provocateur

While such a team may fill a gap in the short term, it’s akin to appointing a Photocopier Operating Team, a Word Document Authoring Team, a Google Searching Team and an Email Sending Team. To answer this question, I’ve organised my own two cents’ worth under six major banners… 1. The responsibility for e-learning development will decentralise across the organisation.

The Future of Search (video) #edtech

Dont Waste Your Time

I came across this excellent little video on The Guardian website (via Flipboard): “The future of search … made simple – an animated guide” “How will new mobile phones, technology such as Google Glass – the wearable gadget that searches for whatever we look at – and social networks like Facebook and Twitter influence our searches? EdTech trends for 2010.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Google Collaboration Tools. It would be difficult to create a ten-list without mentioning some of Google’s continually evolving Google Collaboration Tools for Education and Business. Google has created a compelling infrastructure for a variety of collaboration tools. Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Dimdim.

Video - Screencast - Webinar - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

August 21, 2009 to August 28, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Friday, September 04, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Friday, September 11, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Monday, September 14, 2009. Top 99 Workplace eLearning Blogs - eLearning Technology , August 24, 2009. Electronic Papyrus , August 25, 2009. Tackling a New Captivate Project - In the Middle of the Curve , August 21, 2009. Blogger in Middle-earth , August 26, 2009. Kapp Notes , August 24, 2009.

Google Goggles and Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Yesterday Google released a visual search engine called Google Goggles. This will prove useful for m-learning - users can take a snapshot of any object and Google Goggles will provide relevant information about it. All he need do is take a snapshot and input the image to Google Goggles which will recognize the landmark and retrieve information about it. Tags: Future Learning Innovation Mobile Learning Google goggles mLearning Mobile Technology visual search It is available right now as an application for Android 1.6+ (i.e.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. 12:03 PM Downes said. "I teach classes on the internet" and then "I write software that lets people teach classes on the internet" and then "I design ways of creating software that lets people teach classes on the internet" and finally "I help people use the internet to learn things" (You cant simply start with the fourth thing, because then they think I work for Google). 1:13 PM Joe Deegan said. What do you say? We move on.

2009 Review

Experiencing eLearning

Google Wave in 10 Minutes. Google Wonder Wheel & Other Search Options. ranks pretty highly in the Google search results for “ instructional designer ,&# currently #3 (behind Wikipedia & Indeed). Looking at just the numbers, my number of views didn’t increase dramatically in 2009. It’s time for that annual ritual of looking back at the year.

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

Janet Clarey

It started with this: What followed was a bunch of  #whackamole tweets that eventually started to show up in a search for the game “Whack-a-Mole&# on Google (Whack-a-Mole was the answer to my question). 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? Wha???

The Future of the Training Department

Learning and Working on the Web

For example, Google’s ubiquitous GMail service is still in Beta. The latter 20th Century was the golden era of the training department. Before the 20th Century, training per se did not exist outside the special needs of the church and the military. Now the training department may be at the end of its life cycle. People had vocations, not jobs. Fast forward to the 20th century. The U.S.

Impact of Culture on Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

How can we plan for that in our learning designs? (I would be willing to do a global tour and explore cultures to study it…I wonder if that’s in the budget???). I did do a quick Google search, and didn’t come up with one link that addressed the topic.  I’ve been working on an instructor-led project lately and it’s caused me to think about what impact does culture have on learning preferences? My disclaimer for this post is that I’m not advocating that we teach to “learning styles&#. The question was, “This a German audience. Any thoughts?

Google Chrome OS Announced

eLearning Cyclops

Google has announced they will release the Chrome Operating System in 2010. Cloud Netbook Google Cloud ComputingThis OS is for netbooks and takes full advantage of the cloud. Thus, less of a need for a hard drive and a much quicker machine. In fact, they are currently boasting of a 7 second boot-up time. Here is a video preview of Chrome OS. Not sure what cloud computing is?

Google Latitude

Learning and Technology

I have been playing with Google Latitude , but the fact that they don't have an iphone app is a real pain. Tags: latitude google You actually have to open the browser to get it to pick up your location and there is no other reason to go to that page. That isn't very practical. They should connect it to something else, that you actually use, like gmail. I am looking for a solution for my Dad. Does the Droid automatically update latitude? If so how often? Every X minutes? Can you set it? Thanks.

Google Latitude

Learning and Technology

I have been playing with Google Latitude , but the fact that they don't have an iphone app is a real pain. Tags: latitude google You actually have to open the browser to get it to pick up your location and there is no other reason to go to that page. That isn't very practical. They should connect it to something else, that you actually use, like gmail. I am looking for a solution for my Dad. Does the Droid automatically update latitude? If so how often? Every X minutes? Can you set it? Thanks.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. JANUARY 2009 January 3-4, 2009 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida, USA. January 4-7, 2009 Presidents Institute : Investing in the Future – Students, Institutions, and the Public Good sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Hyatt Regency Cocomut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida, USA. docnum=446 January 12-14, 2009 Learning and Technology World Forum 2009, London, United Kingdom.

Google Wheel

Dont Waste Your Time

Thanks to Darren at ProBlogger , I've just found Google Wheel! Pop on over to Google (you can click the logo to the right, it'll open in a new window) and perform a search. Technology eLearning Google Semantic Web Web 2.0 So, where is it and what does it do? For this example I'll do a search on " blackboard vs moodle "). The search results will look something like this.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

Look at Google and Cisco. On paper, Google’s net worth was about $30 billion at the end of 2008. Stock market investors value Google at $125 billion. The July issue of Chief Learning Officer is now available online. It features an article in which Jon Husband and I delve into how to measure the impact of learning in the network era. The industrial age has run out of steam.

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Google Calendar in Lectora

Integrated Learnings

I'm a big fan of Google and I use Google's online applications on a daily basis. I've found the Google Calendar to be easy to use and easy to access at home, at work, and on the go. When I was recently asked to teach a class on how to use Google Calendar I started thinking about how to integrate it with Lectora. Grab Code Snippet from Google Calendar.

First Impressions of Google Wave

Learn and Lead

I got a Google Wave invite and didn’t really know what to do. I was quite lost when I first logged on. Here’s what you can do when you get a Google Wave invite. think the Contact list shows your Google contacts who already have Wave account. I am assuming this since Wave showed me only my limited contacts. started a wave to discuss what Google Wave is all about.

2 Juicy Ways to Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint

ZaidLearn

POWERPOINT 2003 POWERPOINT 2007 If you prefer reading a brilliant article about this instead, CLICK HERE (Yes , it even tells you how to Get Videos from Google Docs into PowerPoint. Now, I am going to share with you two (2) juicy ways to insert your favorite YouTube videos (or videos from other sites) into your PowerPoint presentations. So, how can we get the job done quickly?

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My Top Ten Tools for Learning 2009

Experiencing eLearning

Google Reader is my main tool for personal learning right now, as it’s the hub where everything I read comes in. Diigo is the tool I use to collect all the interesting sites I find through Google Reader and elsewhere. Google Docs is where I do most of my collaboration with SMEs. As of January 2009, Sakai is our LMS, a great improvement over our previous system.

Googley design

Janet Clarey

The principle flows from Google’s Corporate Philosophy. “Ten things Google has found to be true:&#. Googley design …worth thinking about in the context of instructional design. Focus on people—their lives, their work, their dreams. Every millisecond counts. Simplicity is powerful. Engage beginners and attract experts. Dare to innovate. Design for the world. Plan for today’s and tomorrow’s business. Delight the eye without distracting the mind. Be worthy of people’s trust. Add a human touch. Focus on the user and all else will follow.

Week 1: Induction #ocTEL

Dont Waste Your Time

” Part of the registration process was giving details of Twitter and blog accounts and the now accessible profile section on the ocTEL website allows you to add Google+, Facebook, and RSS links too. MOOC ALT Email Facebook Google Hashtag Induction Learning Technology ocTEL RSS Student Experience Technology Webinar ocTEL (CC BY 2.0 UK ). So, we’re here! Thank you. edcmooc.

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Quick Explanation of Google Wave - Video

eLearning Cyclops

Here is a video from Epipheo that sums up Google Wave in just 2 minutes. GoogleIf you want to learn more, go to  [link].

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 My Top Ten Tools for 2009 Cammys Top 10 Tools of 2009 These are my favorite tools in support of my own learning adventures. Google Reader Its how I stay informed on the latest blog posts and news. Google Calendar This is the first year I havent had a paper-based engagement calendar, which is weird. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Used to be my first stop in the morning after email, although thats recently changed. Now I stop first at Twitter. Have a question? Very cool!

Google's New Interface for News: The FastFlip

Learning and Technology

Google has released a new interface for thier news. As we start to combine realtime information such as Twitter search and Google Waves with news and articles we need new ways of reading through the large amounts of data. Tags: google FastFlip. think it is interesting because it represents another way to access and browse information.

Google's New Interface for News: The FastFlip

Learning and Technology

Google has released a new interface for thier news. As we start to combine realtime information such as Twitter search and Google Waves with news and articles we need new ways of reading through the large amounts of data. Tags: google FastFlip. think it is interesting because it represents another way to access and browse information.

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. According to Ian Hickson (a Google employee and a co-editor of HTML 5 specification) the proposed date of release would be in 2022 – which is 13 VERY LONG years from now.

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First Google Wave Commentary

In the Middle of the Curve

My current thoughts on Google Wave - A Wave needs to be focused focused focused. I am finding the broader waves become very disorganized and hard to follow very quickly. My soft-skills counterpart Sid managed to get a Google Wave invite herself. Hard to edit and type chat at the same time. - Why I am still excited about Google Wave, despite the hiccups? Is it ideal?

The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

Alternatively, the product Google Wave is impressive. If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. In case you missed the first half, see Games and Simulations. Coach: What types of challenges do newer technologies, such as mobile and podcast, present to the instructional designer? Wrong format.

Google Sites Upgrade with Lists

Learning and Technology

I just noticed a cool upgrade in Google Sites. You can now embed a Google spreadsheet as a list. This was a much need feature that allows you to edit the spreadsheet within google sites. Tags: google wonder how long it has been there? Look for it when you set the properties when embedding a spreadsheet in your page.

Google Sites Upgrade with Lists

Learning and Technology

I just noticed a cool upgrade in Google Sites. You can now embed a Google spreadsheet as a list. This was a much need feature that allows you to edit the spreadsheet within google sites. Tags: google wonder how long it has been there? Look for it when you set the properties when embedding a spreadsheet in your page.

Google Wonder Wheel & Other Search Options

Experiencing eLearning

OK, apparently I have been oblivious in the last few months, because I didn’t even realize that Google had added a whole new set of search options. Click “Show options&# on any Google search results page to see what’s there. Google Wonder Wheel. Google Search Timeline. Where Google Trends shows the search patterns (i.e., Posted in Tools.

Mobile Learning in India

Upside Learning

Having a browser on the phone opens up all the learning resources available on the web, including Google, LMS applications, typical eLearning courseware and other tools/applications. Six in ten people (more than 4 billion individuals) around the world are carrying a powerful computing device in their pockets and purses. All of these learning processes can be supported through mobile phones.