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Best of eLearning Learning - First Half of December 2009

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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.

LinkedIn IPO - A Radical Transformation in Corporate Recruiting Begins

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today LinkedIn announced its long-awaited IPO. What it is: LinkedIn positions itself as a social network for professionals ("professionals are defined as individuals with a career, built on distinctive qualifications") - which means they focus on those of us who work for a living. (As opposed to housewives, househusbands, college students, children, retirees, etc).

LinkedIn IPO - A Radical Transformation in Corporate Recruiting Begins

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today LinkedIn announced its long-awaited IPO. What it is: LinkedIn positions itself as a social network for professionals ("professionals are defined as individuals with a career, built on distinctive qualifications") - which means they focus on those of us who work for a living. (As opposed to housewives, househusbands, college students, children, retirees, etc).

Go Global by Thinking Local: Delivering Online Training Courses in Multiple Languages

Mindflash

Online training is a powerful learning vehicle—it allows people to learn on their own schedule (asynchronously), at the own pace (on-demand), and on their device of choice (flexibly). And developing online training via a LMS is scalable, as you can train thousands in a short time. Delivering training in the learner’s native language helps keep focus on the learning content.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Share this on Linkedin Tweet This! Understanding the universe of options can help you match your need to the best approach. So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Listing is alphabetical.). Audacity. Dimdim. TalkShoe.

Content Organization Cheat Sheet

The eLearning Coach

In addition to researching and developing content for courses, you may find yourself creating training manuals for webinars or the classroom, writing web copy, making reference materials, and developing Electronic Performance Support Systems, Help documentation, presentations and so on. Share this on Linkedin Tweet This! The content on this page is organized alphabetically. Spiral.

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

October 9, 2009 to October 16, 2009. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Saturday, October 24, 2009. Monday, October 26, 2009. Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009. eLearning Portal Integration - eLearning Technology , October 13, 2009. Mentoring vs. Training — Why Social Networking Isn’t Enough - aLearning , October 13, 2009. Open Source E-Learning Development 5: Media Capture - The E-Learning Curve , October 14, 2009.

Knowledge Skills Mentoring Tips - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

July 1, 2009 to July 10, 2009. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009. mLearning; Tricks to using the iPod Touch in class - Don’t Waste Your Time , July 7, 2009. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. So many thoughts, so little time - Internet Time , July 6, 2009. Kapp Notes , July 9, 2009. eLearning Technology , July 2, 2009. Presentation: iTunes U - Don’t Waste Your Time , July 6, 2009. Learning Developments , July 2, 2009. Top Posts.

Pre-network with LinkedIn

Tony Karrer

have to make sure that I get at least as much value from that 3-4 hours as I would from spending the same time using LinkedIn for Networking – and that's tough competition. Many events now publish the list such as the following: If they don't have a similar list and I can't find the event on Facebook or LinkedIn or somewhere else, then likely I won't attend. look to find 5-8 people.

Audience Take-aways From LinkedIn Training

eLearning Cyclops

Several weeks back I held my last online professional networking class, which focused on using LinkedIn. And due to the bank acquisition and upcoming lay-offs, it had a very strong focus on using LinkedIn as a tool for employment networking. This will be far from a true level 3 evaluation, but it may be helpful to anyone providing a similar training. Hopeful it provides some insight for any LinkedIn trainers out there. FYI: In addition to the classroom training, I did create some Captivate sims of my LinkedIn tips. link].

The Big Question - What I Learned About Learning in 2009

Designed for Learning

December’s Big Question at the Learning Circuits blog is “What did you learn about learning in 2009”. have also been more active on LinkedIn realizing its true value and potential in connecting me to groups and people who feel as passionately about learning as I do. Tags: social networking reflection LinkedIn learning consultant learning twitter It has been amazing so far.

Lynda.com Online Training Library Review

The eLearning Coach

If your job or life demand that you learn software applications quickly, then you’ll probably be interested in lynda.com. I’ve been a subscriber to the lynda.com training library for years and found them to be a life saver when working under tight deadlines with little time to learn something new. Post from: The eLearning Coach Lynda.com Online Training Library Review.

Will at Work Learning: Myths the Business Side Has About Learning: Result of Data Gathering

Will at Work Learning

About Search This Blog Web Notable Books Sponsoring Ads (vT1) Tracker Sponsoring Ads (vG2) « Performance Support for High-Stress Situations | Main | Famous Measuring-Training Story from Neil Rackham » Friday, 23 January 2009 Myths the Business Side Has About Learning: Result of Data Gathering I've been gathering a list of Myths that the Business Side Has about Learning. reached out to my clients, to groups in LinkedIn, to my Brown Bag Learning participants. Training Alone Produces Improvements in On-the-job Performance. No time for training.

Linkedin Poll

Nigel Paine

The overwheming answer is here: 50% voted for a good training and developement proposition The Question: What do you look for when deciding upon a first class graduate career?

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

And as part of this, I’ve been taking advantage of: 2009 Predictions How Did I Do? 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. 2009 has continued that effort. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. And many of my 2009 Top Posts and Topics are related to exactly this. Online Sessions / Conferences / Discussions => Now Visible Networking I’ve seen during 2009 a real growth in the ability to spark up interesting discussions as online sessions.

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. for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Ignatia Webs , April 7, 2009 While trying out different types of solar panels, I began to like the set of solar panels mentioned below. Steve Hargadon: Web 2.0 Is the Future of Education , April 3, 2009 web2.0

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

Assuming that your learning audience regularly visits the enterprise portal, then its great to be able to show employees upcoming learning events, training requirements, content that might be of interest, or other similar things. LinkedIn: SumTotal's LinkedIn API integration will allow employees to maintain their Portable Career Profile in LinkedIn, and then make this information available through SumTotal's ResultsOnDemand Performance application. I've had a similar discussion several times over the past few months. And it's definitely a nice thing to have done.

LinkedIn IPO - A Radical Transformation in Corporate Recruiting Begins

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today LinkedIn announced its long-awaited IPO. What it is: LinkedIn positions itself as a social network for professionals ("professionals are defined as individuals with a career, built on distinctive qualifications") - which means they focus on those of us who work for a living. (As opposed to housewives, househusbands, college students, children, retirees, etc).

Learning to Learn in the modern Enterprise

The Learning Generalist

In fact I can bet that most of us learnt how to do our jobs more as a consequence of such informal activities than as a consequence of some heavyweight training. The ability to stay connected with friends and colleagues through social and professional networking tools such as Facebook and Linkedin gives us the ability to leverage weak ties in a manner we never even imagined before.

Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug

Tony Karrer

Jack Merklein from Xerox Global Services did a really great presentation at LearnTrends 2009 entitled - Common tools for Diverse Communities at Xerox Global Services. You can find the LearnTrends 2009 Recording including Jack’s presentation. A few follow-up thoughts. Jack is responsible for the development, care and tools for learning communities and knowledge sharing initiatives.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

Personal Learning Informal Learning Corporate eLearning eLearning Design Authoring Tools Rapid e-Learning Tools eLearning (e-Learning) e-Learning Software Blended e-Learning e-Learning Tools Learning Management Systems (LMS) e-Learning ROI and Metrics Search via eLearning Learning for first time visitors Thursday, September 10, 2009 eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology A reader sent a note asking my opinion on the vendor pricing in The Great eTrain Robbery? What Training Costs Part I: Converting Content from ILT to WBT How long does it take to create learning? Please Opine).

The Power of LinkedIn: Real or Imagined?

There Is No Chalk

I participated in the first half of a session on the power of LinkedIn for training industry professionals this past Friday. About two-thirds of the audience was using LinkedIn to varying degrees, Tags: LinkedIn social networks networking The session was delivered by Tony Karrer of eLearning Technology blog, and Mark Sylvester. Alas, I did not get to stay for the entire hour, but the polls that Mark ran revealed some interesting results.

Learning to Learn in the modern Enterprise

The Learning Generalist

In fact I can bet that most of us learnt how to do our jobs more as a consequence of such informal activities than as a consequence of some heavyweight training. The ability to stay connected with friends and colleagues through social and professional networking tools such as Facebook and Linkedin gives us the ability to leverage weak ties in a manner we never even imagined before.

The Renewed Importance of EHR Training – Meaningful Use Incentives.

Social Learning

Simply put, in most cases failed EHRs suffer from the same symptoms that are seen in countless other IT implementations: insufficient staff buy-in, insufficient training, and an ROI that is often slow to make itself apparent.  Up until now the effects of these failed implementations have amounted to little more than lost opportunities.  The result?  Blend It! It is amazing ho. Properly d.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary PR 2.0: Browse eLearning Content

Twitter VLE Conversation - Best of eLearning Last Week

Tony Karrer

Twitter Cheat Sheet version 1.1 is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 European training survey shows HR and training holding back change - Clive on Learning , April 22, 2009 Social Learning Designer - eLearning Technology , April 22, 2009 Overcoming Top 10 Objections to Social Learning - Social Enterprise Blog , April 24, 2009 Love The Conversation - Blogger in Middle-earth , April 17, 2009 Learning With A Webcam - Blogger in Middle-earth , April 22, 2009 Who Needs to Be on Your 3D Development Team? Really.

Review: The Back of the Napkin

The eLearning Coach

We might need to convince a client that training will solve a problem, show a SME a quick sketch for an interactive activity, or visualize some concepts to help a client understand where we’re going with an idea. Share this on Linkedin Tweet This! eLearning is an abundantly visual medium. The great news is that visual thinking can be developed. Why would you want to?

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

This also contributed to the Hot Topics and eLearning Trends for 2009. Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009. Actually from December 1, 2008 to November 30, 2009. Google Wave in education - Dont Waste Your Time , November 16, 2009. 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 - eLearning Technology , January 26, 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009. eLearning Conferences 2010 - eLearning Technology , November 19, 2009. ZaidLearn , May 22, 2009.

LearnTrends 2009 Video Archive Available

eLearning Weekly

Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to attend the LearnTrends 2009 Online Conference , but I heard great things about it. LinkedIn. eLearning Conferences InstructionalDesign learntrends technology Tools Training Web 2.0Fortunately, I ran across a video archive of the conference, thanks to a blog post by George Siemens. LearnTrends was sponsored by Jay Cross, Tony Karrer, and George Siemens.). Check out the video archive. There are tons of other details about the conference here , and you can get more info about LearnTrends on these social networks: Twitter. Delicious. Enjoy!

2009 Holiday Wrap-Up on the SyberWorks e-Learning Podcast Show

The Boggs e-Learning Chronicle

Here is our latest press release and e-Learning Series podcast: Press Release: SyberWorks e-Learning Podcast 38: 2009 Holiday Wrap-Up. Podcast: Episode 38: 2009 Holiday Wrap-Up. SyberWorks LMS e-Learning Implementation Podcast Series e-Learning Lingo Podcast Series SyberWorks Training Center Learning Management System. SyberWorks e-Learning Podcast Transcript #38. elearning.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Social Learning

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.  Mobile Learning People within the training industry have debated for quite some time how mobile devices will affect the delivery of training

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Social Learning

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.  Mobile Learning People within the training industry have debated for quite some time how mobile devices will affect the delivery of training

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

July 2009. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. mLearning; Tricks to using the iPod Touch in class - Dont Waste Your Time , July 7, 2009 Some of the best resources on using mobile devices in class. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009 Jay Cross response to this month’s big question “In a Learning 2.0 New Skills for Learning Professionals - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2009. July 29, 2009.

Preview of the 2009 Holiday Wrap-Up on the SyberWorks LMS e-Learning Implementation Podcast Series

The Boggs e-Learning Chronicle

SyberWorks LMS e-Learning Implementation Podcast Series e-Learning Lingo Podcast Series SyberWorks Training Center Learning Management System. Join the SyberWorks Learning Management Technology Group on Linkedin. Tags: Items of Interest SyberWorks LMS e-Learning Implementation Series e-learning learning management system learning management systems lms training Have a listen.

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Preview of the 2009 Holiday Wrap-Up on the SyberWorks e-Learning Podcast Series

The Boggs e-Learning Chronicle

SyberWorks LMS e-Learning Implementation Podcast Series e-Learning Lingo Podcast Series SyberWorks Training Center Learning Management System. Join the SyberWorks Learning Management Technology Group on Linkedin. Here's a sneak preview to our holiday wrap-up on the SyberWorks e-Learning Podcast Series. Have a listen. Audio Preview. Time: 23 Seconds. elearning. elearning podcasts.

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The Death of Training: Rumors Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Living in Learning

Several of the professional groups I have joined through LinkedIn yield consistent discussion themes that register concern for the future of training. The concern comes from a cross-section of trainers, designers, training managers, and vendors. Agreed, training budgets are shrinking and free-lance trainers and owners of training companies are wringing their hands searching for the next big thing. So…what is the next big thing in the world of training? My point is this – training is no longer our primary source of viable learning. Well…not so.

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Silence, in eLearning, is Not Always Golden

Mindflash

With the explosion of technology tools available, crafting engaging training with multimedia is ever-changing and full of possibilities. For your training content, think, “Will this content, as I’ve presented it, encourage real learning? Follow her on Twitter , LinkedIn or Google+. You can always delete this “test course” later. So, what is audio “good for”? No audio. 2 ½.

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

It’s making me dizzy. I’m going to reflect on what I’ve been up to in 2009 thus far. Winter 2009. Articles: Get Out of the Training Business. Next week, we will close the training department. We are shifting our focus from training to performance. Any remaining training staff will become mentors, coaches and facilitators who work on improving core business processes, strengthening relationships with customers and cutting costs. I’m changing my title from VP of training to VP of core capabilities. Spring 2009. Trips.

Games And Simulations

The eLearning Coach

Ironically, about the same time my kids really started to get into video games, many of my clients and fellow faculty members kept complaining about boring e-learning, irrelevant training programs, archaic teaching styles and the increasing pressure to engage learners who grew up with technology and seemed to have little patience for long lectures with little learner interactivity.

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Knowledge Work Framework Tilde Effect Concept Worker Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning Tool Set 2009 Search Better Memory Network Learning Information Radar Remote Collaboration Common eLearning 2.0 Is there a simple way to convert info from a blog into an existing training program, such as a new employee orientation (so you can edit and update the orientation program as you discover things that need to be covered from your new employee's blogs)? develop training for a call center. Tools for eLearning. But I also see things that I feel need to be addressed.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

Personal Learning Informal Learning Corporate eLearning eLearning Design Authoring Tools Rapid e-Learning Tools eLearning (e-Learning) e-Learning Software Blended e-Learning e-Learning Tools Learning Management Systems (LMS) e-Learning ROI and Metrics Search via eLearning Learning for first time visitors Wednesday, April 15, 2009 Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology Its been a while since I looked at: ROI and Metrics in eLearning and in this case, I was more looking at traditional content delivery and their impact. eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Is there any proof?

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

If you’re part of a corporation, maybe you’ve decided that training and employee development would be more efficient if it were all online. It’d save time and resources, and you could standardize training, but how do you explain eLearning to the CEO? Will you train managers to become leaders? Share this on LinkedIn. Don’t show up unprepared. An LCMS?

Is Social Media Making You Think

Integrated Learnings

I'm developing self-paced training for my organization. There is a train moving very fast called social media that I am working very hard to master. This video "found me" through the LinkedIn social network. Online training is constantly changing and some would say changing dramatically in the last couple of years. This is both in there personal life and career.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, January 19, 2009 Instructional Design: Whats in a name? fancy term for writing training material." Koreen Olbrish asks "Is Instructional Design Dead?" If all we do is write training material, then perhaps yes. Some folks are "writers of training material."

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