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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.

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.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. Enjoy! => Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Best, Connie December 27, 2010 11:24 AM Christoforos Online said. The following list is in chronological order.

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.

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.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website. Wordpress – blogging tool. Top100 Tools for Learning 2010. Tags: Learning Technology Social Learning eLearning 100 Tools For Learning elearning tools learning tools list leartning Tools Top 100 Top 100 Tools For Learning Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010 top elearning tools

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

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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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.

Forget Photoshop, PowerPoint 2010 Rocks for AHA-G!

ZaidLearn

that I do not work for Microsoft (or get paid in any way by them!), and I am also NO GREAT SUPPORTER of Microsoft products in general, including Microsoft Office 2010. blog), or presentations quickly ( EFFICIENCY )! Anyway, my current blog header is better (I think), and it was developed 95% using PowerPoint (Cropping was done in Microsoft Paint). BEING ATTACKED! FORGET IT !

Learning in 3D Week 4 Stops for Blog Book Tour

Kapp Notes

Here are the great stops for week 4 of the blog book tour. Tour Stops Day Sixteen 02/01/10 Gordon Snyder's blog Information & Communications Technology Blog Day Seventeen 02/02/10 Koreen Olbrich's Learning in Tandem Day Eighteen 02/03/10 Bart Pursel at Virtual Learning Worlds. Day Nineteen 02/04/10 Clive Shepherd(already posted due to a vacation) Learning in 3D: a stop on the world blog book tour Day Twenty 02/05/10 Tom Werner who has a Brandon Hall Research blog. With special guest blog this week by Course Director Daniel M.

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?

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA. link] January 3-6, 2010 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDC), Kolkata, India. link] January 4-7, 2010 Presidents’ Institute sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida , USA.

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.

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.

2010 Redux

Learn and Lead

2010 was a rather quiet year for my blog. My blog didn’t see much of me this year, only 24 posts this year. Tweetstats tells me I posted only 854 tweets in 2010 against more than 2000 the previous year. And still, sometime during this year, this blog completed three years, crossed 50,000 hits and more than 370 feed subscribers. The new role also takes me even closer to the actual implementation of learning solutions and is providing me new insights. I am hoping to make up for my sparse blogging last year in 2011. Lists Top posts of 2010 Redux

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10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Your collage might show a book from Amazon, a YouTube video and a page from a blog or web site. Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Ways To Learn In 2010. There are so many cool ways to learn online now. The whole world is a school. This list is meant for continuous learners and for procrastinators looking for distractions in the coming year. 1. Learn through Visual Search Engines.

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.

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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How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Qualcomm – here is a case study [slide share presentation] on how Qualcomm has used Micro-blogging for learning –. Case Study of Micro-Blogging for Learning at Qualcomm. In a couple of years, microblogging tools have become very popular.  Microblogging platforms are a great tool to keep you updated with latest trends & get real time support or answers to questions.

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.

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.

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?

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available. want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. On broad level those tools can be categories into tools for: Enterprise application like LMS, LCMS. Games. IPhone. Andriod.

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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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 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. Vendors who are my clients are aware, prior for me working with them, that there is no quid pro quo, nor any special treatment given to them on my blog. These standout to me. include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Categories. Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com). Big Dog LMS. Saba does a good job as well.  Academia.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

So with this in mind, it seems appropriate to take a look at the articles posted to this blog over the past year and organize them according to how they jive with ADDIE. A = Analysis (analyze the problem/opportunity and its causes). This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , specializing in rapid eLearning design and development projects. Instructional Design ADDIE eLearning eLearning Project Management BlogBy Shelley A. Gable. Just about every model, trend, and best practice in the field supports one of the phases of ADDIE. More to come.

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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

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. I've really been striking out. Strategy eLearning 3.0

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.

Videoblogging versus Blogging

Learnadoodledastic

This blog post gives me an initial opportunity to consider the potential of videoblogging compared with straightforward blogging. My initial conclusions are that for learning purposes, both types of blogging require some thinking through and some preparation and planning. Having a visual stimulus on the blog i think will spark more initial interest.

eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation the other day about whether there’s that much new going on in eLearning here in 2010. That said – I’m still under the impression that my central eLearning Predictions for 2010 is going to come true. At the end of the year, we will be saying: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” I was asked for some specifics and at the time I didn’t come up with really good answers. But I also thought I’d cheat and use what eLearning Learning is telling me the hotter topics are for the first 3 months of 2010. So, I’m afraid that I’ve a skewed perspective.

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.

Why we need conferences

Clive on Learning

But having spent some time now immersed in The Power of Pull by John Hagel III, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison (2010), I'm convinced that conferences will have an important role to play for years to come. But however many blogs we subscribe to or Twitter feeds we follow, we're always in danger of playing safe, sticking with the people we already know all about. The reason? Well, conferences provide an ideal setting for serendipitous encounters - discovering what you you did not know you did not know / meeting people you did not know you needed to know. My conclusion?

Top 10 UK Education and Teaching Blogs

Dont Waste Your Time

Congratulations to the other 9 entrants to the “ Top 10 UK Education and Teaching Blogs &# alongside Don’t Waste Your Time, at number 7. eLearning Blog Dont  Waste Your Time. The Whiteboard Blog. Related posts: Top 100 eLearning Blogs. Mistakes made in Academic Blogs. Tags: Awards Award Blogging EdTech Education eLearning Ewan McIntosh’s edu.blogs.com. FRANK CHALK. Clive on learning. Box of Tricks. improving performance through learning innovation. the lives of teachers. Teaching Village. Lars is Learning. As of 22/09/10.

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Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

Related posts: Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs UpsideLMS wins THREE Awards at 2009 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Awards Learning Management: What does a Training Company need an LMS for? The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. Isn’t that what the Internet really is all about?

Transform YouTube into an ACTIVE learning tool for your students

eLearning Acupuncture

Chris Black at Knewton has prepared a great blog post that describes how to make these interactive logical branching videos. Nina Arjarasumpun, from Knewton Inc. , was kind enough to write me an email out of the blue earlier this week. In her email she wanted to introduce me to a novel way in which the GMAT Prep team at Knewton was leveraging YouTube’s free video hosting service. Very cool!

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour! I've been an author on blog book tours but now I get to be a stop on a tour and I couldn't be happier to be a stop for my friend and prolific author, Jane Bozarth. She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. So grab a copy, jump into the social media surrounding the book launch (Facebook, blog book tour, Twitter) and learn first hand about social media for trainers. But she doesn't stop there.

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

Probably no real surprise for anyone who has read my blog, I really like the way Garr Reynolds has brought a sense of design to slideware. Made to Stick was Chip and Dan Heath's first book and in fact a key driver to me beginning this blog. Social media looked at includes Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, Wikis and a bunch of other tools. Do you think there is a standout number one?

Out and About: Past and Upcoming Events

Kapp Notes

Here are some blog postings, presentations and up coming events that I am trying to keep track of so I decided to put them all in one place. Past Recently authored a blog entry at TrainingIndustry.com titled Add Online Simulations to Your Organization’s Instructional Toolkit. have been blogging over there for a while about technology, check it out. Upcoming Events March Tuesday, March 23, 2010: Presenting at an AdvaMed event called Employee Training Under FDA Scrutiny: Creating and Maintaining Robust Training Programs. Register Here for the free webinar.

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

Upside Learning

About a month back I blogged about Smokescreen which allows advertisers to run simple Flash movies on iPad/iPhone using HTML5/JavaScript.  Today while checking my twitter feed I discovered Frash which runs Flash content on iPad/iPhone in a Safari browser. It’s an effort to take the Android implementation of Flash Player to run on iPad/iPhone. The development of Frash is still in progress.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. A lot of it is thinking through where my thinking has changed over the course of the year. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. I’ve had to find ways to filter the flow and figure out when/how to reach out. for more on this. 7.

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