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Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

To keep up with the happenings, trends, innovations, and other information on LMS and to ensure our teams at Upside involved in core LMS development, client implementations, client support and Innovation team are in tune with the industry we follow a host of blogs that focus specifically on LMS, learning technology, and related topics. Learning 24/7 Blog. eLearning Technology. Cheers!

Our Favorite Game Design Blogs

Upside Learning

The other is to look at other’s experiences, and there are many who’ve documented their game design experiences in various blogs. I’m listing (in no particular order) some of the ones we follow at Upside, perhaps you’ll find some good reading. Game Design Blog – Another frequently updated blog that contains a wealth of information about game design and development.

The truth about blogging

Learning with e's

Anyone who blogs regularly will have discovered several truths. Many people struggle to maintain a regular blog that is consistently good, or at least meaningful. Although you are only as good as your last blog, all your previously blogs are also out there, archived, published for people to read (and for you to revisit, if you wish). But there is a contradiction here.

Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

thought it would be a good idea to share my list of top 25 blog posts on the subject. Related posts: Our Blog Turns One Today Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development? I have been involved with Rapid eLearning Projects at Upside and also creation of our own Rapid Authoring Framework that sits in our LMS (UpsideLMS). Hope you find something useful here.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! This shift in leadership style can be characterized as moving from the “Do as I say&# leader to the “Let’s work together to find the best solution&# leader.  Leaders Yeah, right. Terrifying!

Blog regularly, sleep easy

Clive on Learning

I have come to the realisation that blogging is a key strategy for coping with information anxiety - the stress you feel when trying to take advantage of what seems like a never-ending stream of interesting leads to follow-up online. That's where blogging comes in. They say that the best way to learn something is to teach it, and when you blog on a topic you are doing something similar to teaching - exciting interest, summarising, putting into context, stimulating action. Blog regularly and expect to sleep easily. blogging

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. Enjoy! => If you believe that an e-Learning blog worths to be included in this list please write a comment with a link to the blog. Multimedia Learning by David Anderson The blog focuses on e-Learning design and development. November 22, 2010 3:26 PM Jeff said.

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Design for Learning is written by Natalie Laderas-Kilkenny, a former coworker of mine who blogs on education and technology. In the Middle of the Curve is one of the first blogs I linked to, back in January 2007. The Usable Learning Blog is written by instructional design consultant Julie Dirksen.

The 4 pillars of blogging

E-Learning Provocateur

I have been blogging for some time now, and I can honestly say that it’s been a growth journey. started blogging primarily for myself – essentially to organise and articulate the thoughts in my own head. Recently, a few people have been asking me for blogging advice, mainly around getting started. This got me thinking… What are my guiding principles for blogging?

2010: My blogging year recapped

E-Learning Provocateur

As 2010 draws to a close, I thought I’d take a moment to recap my blog posts during the year. Blogging. • My 1-liners from LearnX 2010. • My 1-liners from TEDxCanberra 2010. blogging 2010 cartoons e-books engagement events government 2.0 hope you take the opportunity to read any that you may have missed. • Style counsel.

30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With

Upside Learning

Here is a list of top 30 blogs and websites that Instructional Designers would be interested in. aLearning Blog by Ellen. Discovery Through eLearning by Tracy Hamilton. E L S U A ~ A KM Blog Thinking Outside The Inbox by Luis Suarez. Learning Authoring Research Blog by Michael Allen. Learning Curve Blog by Michael Hanley. Learning Leadership Blog by Ethan Edwards.

Learning 2010

The Learning Circuits

The Big Question for December is: What did you learn about learning in 2010? If you are a blogger, I would highly recommend taking this as an opportunity to go back through your blog posts over the year and looking for any "aha moments" or highlight the posts that you think were the best/most interesting. If you are not a blogger, please go read Should All Learning Professionals Blog?

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” If you are interested in this, I will be doing a Virtual Presentation – Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010 that will be closely aligned with this post.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Trackbacks/Pingbacks Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social Learning Blog - May 5, 2011 [.] this anecdotal story on the power of social media, however, my colleague Jim Thomson’s latest blog post describes how companies using Web 2.0 Download the whitepaper » Blog this! And [.] It is amazing ho.

PowerPoint 2010: Inserting YouTubeVideos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In the latest version (2010), uploading videos from the web is easier than ever. If you would like to learn how to add (and use) them, check out this blog post. Unfortunately I don't think it's quite right yet, as many of the new, fancy video formatting options included with PowerPoint 2010 will not work on embedded YouTube videos. by AJ George. " Tags: PowerPoin

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

Leveraging Learning , October 6, 2009 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team - Learning Putty , October 22, 2009 10 Tips to Get Started with Twitter - Learn and Lead , April 18, 2009 Coping with Twitter - Learning Conversations , February 26, 2010 Hashtags in Twitter and walls, fountains, ways to keep everyone's remarks in the picture - Ignatia Webs , May 15, 2009 I'm on Twitter. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs thought it would be worthwhile to pull together these resources. Now What?

2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books

ID Reflections

2010 Shift Index - Passion and Performance by John Hagel 6. 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging by Jane Hart 21. Blogs Reading 2010 Books ReflectionThis post should have made its appearance a few days back—at least a day back—but procrastination sometimes overtakes me. This time, it was compounded by the lure of spending more time with my daughter (since I am in Mumbai after quite a few months) and the writing of the post just never got done. In that spirit, I am aiming to get this post out. Posts and Articles 1. Wicked Problems 17.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs. Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts. Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey. January. 1. March. 7.

1 Million Views. Thank You!

Experiencing eLearning

Today, I reached a milestone in my blog: 1 million total views. It’s taken me over 8 years to reach this milestone, and I’m hardly the most-viewed blog in our field. For those out there struggling with low traffic on a new blog, don’t give up hope! Until 2010, I posted bookmarks via Diigo every day I saved a link. Filed under: Blogging , Lifelong Learning.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. Many of whom I really respoect. I see it in blog posts, comments, posts, LrnChat discussions, and all sorts of places. continued) , May 10, 2010.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Blend It! We blend it. Blend Your “Content-Heavy” Courses.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with.  Blog this! But it wasn’t.

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

2010 and beyond. Then Subscribe to this Blog !  . Instructional Design has come a long way. From ‘training’, which was merely considered a passive function in an organization, the emphasis has now shifted towards making learning and talent development an integral part of corporate culture. Like everything else, this drastic change in approach hasn’t been fast. Origins. In 1954, B.F.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

eLearning Acupuncture , September 9, 2009 5 Easy Tips for Teaching Online Courses - Learning Putty , January 18, 2010 Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009 Online Success - a recipe for learners and facilitators - Designed for Learning , February 14, 2010 5 laws of human nature and online collaborative communities - Thinking Cloud , December 18, 2009 37signals’ Idealogy Meets Online Training (Part 1): Meetings are Toxic - Mindflash , August 24, 2010 Teaching online forces better pedagogy - Learning Conversations , September 16, 2009 50 Web 2.0

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The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Networking comes naturally for some people, but not-so-much for others. So big deal, you say. Why is networking so important anyway? Your business networks can be your most valuable resources! It is amazing ho.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years.  Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! It is amazing ho.

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The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?”  Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Why don’t we hear that? 

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. www.online-educa.com December 1-3, 2010 Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture , Rome, Italy. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Not to mention blogs, wikis, discussion forums and social bookmarks. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me. There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring. The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house.

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More Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

In January 2010, over 75,000,000 people visited Twitter.com representing 1,100% growth over January 2009. Among Professional and Self-Employed bloggers, 17% of the total respondents derive their primary income from blogging. Day 4:Blogging Revenues, Brands and Blogs: SOTB 2009 In January, trade e-book sales were $31.9 Here are some more random Web 2.0 Yammer Home Page.

Captivate Blog is More than You Might Imagine

Adobe Captivate

Did you know that this year the nearly 30 Authors who contribute to eLearning, rapid eLearning, technology learning, eLearning Software & Adobe eLearning products articles found right here on the Adobe Captivate blog contributed over 125 articles? This team of passionate men and women wrote dozens of sample projects, pondered the latest trends and research [.]. Whats new

Five Years of Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

Five years ago today, I published my first two posts on this blog. In 2010, I slowed down in posting quite a bit; I only posted 36 times total in the entire year. have done better in 2011, with 52 posts, but one of my goals for 2012 is to blog more regularly. I can see the effect of infrequent posting in my stats. Monthly views plateaued for most of 2009 and 2010, but started increasing again in 2011 as I posted more often. Thank you for reading, commenting, blogging, and sharing. I’m looking forward to continuing to learn with you all for the next five years.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! We All Did. The rules really come down to common sense.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? MinuteBio , June 12, 2009 Moodle Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?