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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 ?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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???

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. Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative & Social Learning My Moodle Test RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo! Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. No trackbacks yet. and CSS 3

learning pulse

Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse May 27th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Tony Karrer is blogging about the term “meta-learning” and its definition as it was used in the article “ Become a chief meta-learning officer ” by Jay Cross and Clark Quinn. How not to adopt an LCMS The Great Debate Once Again… RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo! Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Great insights are shared by author and commenters. No trackbacks yet. Learn more about Dawn here. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Produced by Covisio.

Learning Pulse

Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse April 8th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Jay Cross has started a conversation on the Future of Organizational Learning and Development. Brandon-Hall just published a new 526-page report entitled “Learning Technology Products 2009: Authoring Tools, Learning Management Systems, and Learning Content Management Systems” that contains short one – to three – page profiles of the products featured in three Brandon Hall Research KnowledgeBases: Authoring Tool KnowledgeBase, LMS KnowledgeBase and LCMS KnowledgeBase.

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?

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.

$1 million e-learning no more…

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > $1 Million e-Learning no more… $1 Million e-Learning no more… April 15th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’ve been in the training and development business for nearly 20 years now. September 18th, 2009 at 12:02 | #1 rapid elearning courses rapid elearning courses… Hey nice post there. I’m Aaron from rapid elearning courses and I’ll be following your stuff from now on. … The Great Debate Once Again… Learning Pulse RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo! So how do you get there?

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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single-source learning content development…

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > Single-Source Learning Content Development… Single-Source Learning Content Development… March 13th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment If the number of people in my recent conference sessions are any indication more and more organizations are seeing the promise of single-source learning content development. Publishing Your Way to Content Success e-Books, Open Standards, and Content Formats RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo! Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. What happens every time something has to change?

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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].

LMSs that kick ass: Mzinga

Janet Clarey

Publisher further fosters learner social interactions through a variety of social media within the courses themselves; authors can embed course-specific blogs, comment and ratings capabilities, and even YouTube videos and Google Mashups. It’s Friday yay! That means it’s time to feature another LMS that kicks ass! This is the seventh featured system in my Friday series highlighting LMSs that are doing innovative, kick-ass things with social media. Mzinga is the result of a merger between KnowledgePlanet and Shared Insights at the end of 2007. This isn’t really very different.

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 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.

Google Real Time Search

eLearning Cyclops

Google is launching its Real Time Search [youtube [link]. Learning

Whither the library?

Clark Quinn

this blog), to access information (Google becoming a verb), and the distribution is covered in the cost of internet access.  I go to libraries, and check out books.  I admit it, when there’s a lot I want to read, I’d rather read it on paper (at 1200 dpi) versus on the screen.  And some recent debates have got me thinking about libraries in general, public and university.  There’re some issues that are unresolved, but leave me curious. There’s certainly been a lively discussion going on about the internet and the role of for-profit publishers. Easily!  

Google Wave in 10 Minutes

Experiencing eLearning

Lots of people have written about Google Wave, but I haven’t really had time to watch the full 80-minute demo. If you’re looking for a shorter version, this 10-minute video shows the highlights and some of the possibilities without requiring the full time commitment of the full preview. I’ve been using Google Docs to collaborate with SMEs for over two years now, and it’s great for a lot of things. Right now, sometimes it is a challenge to follow the threads of conversation in Google Docs. Tags: Tools Google Wave Posted in Tools.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

It's always interesting to look back at the past year - 2008, think about what has changed for me during the year, and think about what that means for the next year - 2009. In my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 , my last prediction was: Prediction #10 => Knowledge Worker Skills - Just Beginning in 2008, Big in 2009 The discussion of knowledge work skills is going to be BIG. world.

Reflecting on 2009's Posts - Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

December's Big Question at the Learning Circuits blog is "What did you learn about learning in 2009," but they also suggest looking at your  top 2009 posts for "aha moments." So, here are my top ten 2009 posts according my blog's best of list found through eLearningLearning. Quick Explanation of Google Wave - Video I, like others, was just trying to figure it out. cannot speak about what I learned without mentioning that in 2009 my employer (Provident Bank) was acquired another bank. have simply added my thoughts next to each. They go together all too well.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Dion Hinchcliffe declared 2009 - The year of the shift to Enterprise 2.0. An example of that is the adoption of Distributed Content Editing via an agreed to technology such as Wiki, Shared SharePoint Documents, Google Docs, etc. You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. and eLearning 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Web 2.0