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Reflecting on 2011 – Making Awesome Happen

Aaron Silvers

2011 is about to wrap-up, and when I look back on the fullness of life that happened in this small period of time (and especially looking back at my reflection of 2010), I wonder how much bigger things can get… because 2012 is already shaping up to be monumental and I wonder how I will get out from the shadow that towers from this past year. year ago, we made the case to explore it. Quora].

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#DevLearn Bound

Aaron Silvers

In what has become the seminal event of my year in learning for the past three years, tomorrow I arrive in Las Vegas for the annual DevLearn conference. What they may not know is that Project Tin Can was enabled as an research & development effort supported by  ADL. Earlier this year, ADL published a wealth of material on what were called Future Learning Experiences.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

It doesn’t output to HTML5, though. #8 Composica 4.0  - A winner in my book back in 2010 and still solid in 2011. The newest version adds an adaptive learning capability, which I saw first hand at DevLearn – it was extremely impressive and extremely rare in this space. SaaS based, easy to use and perfect for any skill set, although for hardcore e-learning developers they may be disappointed. #4 Kookabura Studios – Professional Presenter X – another fav of mine back in 2010 and still a strong player in 2011. Here are my criteria. An additional note.

mLearning DevCon 2011

E-learning Uncovered

Last but definitely not least, Judy Brown’s keynote session introduced us to a wide range of ways mobile devices could be used for learning and also explored a case study on the ADL ’s forays into the field. The full report on the project will be available in December from ADL. I was pleased to bring two presentations to share, as well. Diane and I are gearing up for DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas in a few weeks, so if you want to get in touch, please do at @dpelkins or @jkunrein. HTML5 Animations Using a Mac from Jeff Batt. We hope to see you there!

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Steer into the Fear

Aaron Silvers

I’ve had a remarkable couple of weeks starting with DevLearn 2011. I’ve had the opportunity to dwell at length with my heroes in the eLearning community. The response from hundreds of attendees at DevLearn to the causes I’ve championed, namely the revolution needed in learning technologies, has been humbling and validating as it became clear that not only do so many get what I’ve been talking about with things like Activity Streams, but that the organization I’ve come to represent is truly on the path to meeting the needs of the broader community.

eLearning Cyclops: Signs of Being in e-Learning Hell #eLearningHell

eLearning Cyclops

Sunday, February 20, 2011. 23 comments: Dave Ferguson February 21, 2011 2:12 AM It was a while back, but one line system I worked with had a feature to collect comments from students. " Reply Delete Kevin Thorn February 21, 2011 2:43 AM These are classic, Jeff! " Reply Delete Aaron Silvers February 21, 2011 4:07 AM Jeff, I once worked with a support contract for an LMS that I'll leave anonymous, where I had questions about SCORM Sequencing & Navigation, which they assured me was fully supported in the version of the LMS to which we had just upgraded.

July Fourth (#JFDid)

Aaron Silvers

With the spec effort kicking off in April 5, a community lit up quickly with real code to play with thanks to the huge kick-start from ADL and Rustici Software (working through a BAA program from ADL). Related Posts: Reflecting on 2011 – Making Awesome Happen Writing Speaking R.I.P.: The One API Wrapper #DevLearn Bound. Welcome to the catch-up post. learned a lot.

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