Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning. Some Mobile Learning Predictions for 2011 Mobile learning will get its own identity. Mobile learning development for tablets will become one of these sub-disciplines. Rovy F.
Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011
JANUARY 11, 2012
So we thought it would be interesting take a journey down our blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2011. So without much ado, here are Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2011 from our blog as determined by you, our readers. Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are You Targeting? Want ‘Facebook’ In Your LMS? JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. a.k.a.
eLearning Hot Topics from 2011
DECEMBER 28, 2011
So, it seems fitting that we’d look back at our 2011 posts and create one for this blog. How do these compare with your own eLearning hot topics from 2011? --1-- The post with the most views in 2011 was Practical Storyboarding – Not Just for Developers. This post makes a case for storyboards as a useful tool for ensuring your eLearning design meets business and learner demands before starting development. It also suggests some additional uses and benefits of creating a storyboard prior to eLearning development. Do you develop in PowerPoint?
Facebook for e-Learning
NOVEMBER 7, 2010
News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". 50% of Facebooks active users log on to Facebook in any given day. Quiz Monster Create your own quiz Facebook application!
The College Tour Right of Passage–Done Virtually
APRIL 4, 2011
The first tour they created and launched was a 3D virtual campus tour for The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) utilizing the award-winning Unity development platform for games and interactive 3D. Partners with the United States Air Force Academy to Develop a 3D Virtual Campus Tour Based on Unity. Virtual world developer Designing Digitally, Inc. Facebook: [link].
Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.
APRIL 26, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become Extinct by Jon on April 26, 2011 in Development Tools , Training Development , Video , budgeting , eLearning For some, the idea that a major corporation could do without it’s training department is unthinkable.
20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
E-Learning Trends 2011. Learning Tools Directory 2011. Learn what not to do when developing PowerPoint for eLearning. TechKnowledge 2011: Why Learning Professionals Still Have a Lot to Learn. It’s 2011 and mobile devices are flying off the shelves faster than ever before. The Real Story Behind the “Facebook Phone”. wonder. Here’s what they had to say.
Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 14, 2011
by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference. We All Did. The rules really come down to common sense. What did you do?
ADDIE isn't Dead; it's just more Agile
MARCH 27, 2011
As a reminder, ADDIE stands for Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate. A circular ADDIE model meshes well with the rapid Agile development techniques so popular in software development today. At its essence, Agile development is simple evolutionary design; get enough out to be useful, then come back and improve it, if necessary. By Jay Lambert. etc.).
5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2011
In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated. I know its in the buzz phase, but every day new apps are being developed and launched in the commercial space. XTR3D is developing gesture recognition software for televisions using 2D cameras such as a computer webcam or the one in your smartphone – to extract 3D out of a 2D image. GestureTek develops motion control for tablets, e-readers, smartphones and televisions. Vendors new to the space focusing on developing and launching AR apps for the mobile crowd. ” The Future. #1. Brainstorming? Boring.
Learning And Social Networks
JULY 12, 2011
Unlike Facebook or Twitter where one accesses the ‘firehose’ of data that one subscribes to and is dependent on the Friends/Following, and where users mostly use features like groups/lists etc to sort out noise from the stream, Plus uses a different approach and lets users create ‘circles’ that allow them to separate streams. For now, it remains a geeky sort of place.
Snap! by Lectora Review
JULY 6, 2011
Recently Trivantis, makers of the eLearning development program Lectora, announced the release of Snap! Primarily it is a PowerPoint to Flash conversion tool with additional features for eLearning development such as narration recording , quiz assessments , and LMS publishing. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Joseph Suarez. by Lectora.
Cases in custom content development: tentative suggestion 2 - never regard a job as finished
Clive on Learning
OCTOBER 21, 2011
The development of desktop computer software used to be the same. E-learning development processes have their origins in the days when courses were delivered on videodiscs and CDs, when updates and fixes were to be avoided at all costs. Because videodiscs and CDs are offline media and hard to maintain, it's not surprising that a model similar to that used for film production and desktop software development was applied. The e-learning development model is typically applied in waterfall fashion - water can flow down step by step but it can never flow back up.
Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.
MAY 4, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. Go take a peek. Blog this!
Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 17, 2011
But, of course, you actually do need to develop an evaluation for this level. He recommends developing the Level 4 evaluation in a way that top management would find meaningful. Tom Gram, in the February 17, 2011 post on his Performance X Design blog, says that our training programs are working when we can point to evidence and linkages in performance terms. Level 1: Reaction.
Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 21, 2011
This reminds me of a session I attended on emotional intelligence at the eLearning Guild ‘s Learning Solutions 2011 conference last month. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.
10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad
MARCH 24, 2011
I now also have widgets for trending Apps in the Android Market, for all three of my emails accounts, for Google Books, YouTube videos, Facebook updates, Twitter mentions and Browser bookmarks. Notifications include Twitter mentions, Facebook updates, new e-mail, music playing or paused, remaining battery, wifi connections, as well as an option for getting to more Settings, etc. For the last 3 weeks, I have been Tweeting and Blogging about my experience with the new Motorola Xoom Tablet, which is the very first Tablet sporting Android 3.0, codenamed Honeycomb. Widgets.
Editing Images with PowerPoint
DECEMBER 21, 2011
This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. Development Tools Images Visual Design PowerPointBy Joseph Suarez. Sometimes an eLearning course needs to be enhanced with an image , but finding the right one can be a chore in itself. Resize.
Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia
APRIL 27, 2011
These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I Everyone has their own profile like they do on Facebook. Everyone’s familiar with Facebook – people wouldn’t have the same resistance to FB as with a new tool). 90% of facebook users don’t return to a fan page once the click the like button The most popular types of content on FB: image with text image video text external links (put actual link not a shortened link – people on FB want to know where they’re going. I joined about 10 minutes late, so missed a bit!)
Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere
MAY 16, 2011
This year's 2011 Lectora user conference provided my first opportunity to hear learning futurist Elliot Masie ( of The Masie Center ) speak live; he didn't disappoint. As Masie said, we are at an age of incredible learning development opportunity. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. By Jay Lambert.
Using a Skills Hierarchy to Organize eLearning Content
JULY 20, 2011
If you begin developing your material simply from this list, you may be missing a critical step. I was involved in a team that developed a Skills Hierarchy for a re-design of a large new hire curriculum for call center representatives. We had one team member use Visio to capture the flow so we could have an electronic file to use as we moved into the development stage. Hints.
Social Networking – A Contrarian View
AUGUST 17, 2011
Sure, lots of companies want to replicate ‘Facebook’ behind the firewall; safe from prying eyes, but open enough for employees to freely express themselves. Perhaps they lacked the required understanding of business processes, the systems used to enable these and the ‘culture’ that each company develops over time. Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view.
The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
Continue to grow and develop your network along with your own personal growth and development. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet. So big deal, you say. Blog this!
Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog
MAY 2, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. If you’re not using Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, wikis, etc., And [.]
My life…in elearning
OCTOBER 21, 2011
We had our own proprietary development system that allowed us to use VIDEO. I regularly use Facebook and Twitter and now Google +. 20 years ago I was a struggling recent college graduate who had moved to Boston in the middle of a recession. I worked as the Assistant Aquatics Director at a JCC, teaching and coaching swimming. I had never heard of elearning and did not own a computer.
Cues that You Need an Image Instead of Text
JULY 13, 2011
After drafting a lesson, I've developed the habit of scrolling back through it in search of opportunities to replace text with something more visually appealing (e.g., If you use Articulate for rapid eLearning development, their Engage add-on includes several diagram-oriented interactions. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. Engagement Development Tools Storyboarding eLearning PowerPointBy Shelley A. Gable.
Custom Lectora Video Controls
JULY 17, 2011
This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Joseph Suarez. Video can be an engaging enhancement to an eLearning course built with Lectora. These controls can also visually clash with an eLearning course’s template or theme. Webdings. Cool huh?
5 Ways to Tell Stories in eLearning
JUNE 15, 2011
This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable. We’ve talked about the value of storytelling for conveying tacit knowledge in eLearning and a formula for telling stories. So once we’ve assembled an instructional story, how can we include it within an eLearning lesson? Here are a few ideas to explore. Comic Strip. Who doesn’t enjoy a quick comic strip? It also opens the door to a more informal writing style.even a bit humor.
The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.
MARCH 8, 2011
So how can we, as instructional designers and eLearning developers, avoid the problems created by eLearning-in-a-vacuum? This can be detrimental to learners who need that interaction to assess their new skills against others, discuss ideas, and gain new perspectives. I agree with Clive’s observations on this topic. Learning in a vacuum is simply not optimal for the majority of us.
Profile of a learning architect: Nick Shackleton-Jones
Clive on Learning
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
This extract shines the spotlight on a real innovator who has successfully broken free from the confines of the traditional training course and, in doing so, challenged out-dated models of learning and development. The underlying rationale is that employees will develop, and make use of available resources, where they feel the need to do so. This is still a vital role, however.
ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be?
MARCH 20, 2011
As a reminder, ADDIE stands for Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate. Perhaps, out of necessity, we gather what information we have, make a best guess, and go for it a la the Agile development method , but we must still take that step. Develop and Implement. These two phases are likely where a good number of rapid eLearning development projects find themselves confined. To have eLearning, you have to have development and implementation. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Jay Lambert. It's sad, but true.
Develop a Culture for Tomorrow
APRIL 16, 2013
If we wanted to develop a culture that could take us into tomorrow, we’d have to expand our tolerance for risk, devote more energy to learning, and actively court change. I just re-read something Garry Ridge, CEO of the WD-40 Company , wrote for my book Creating a Learning Culture. As a leader, I have always intuitively understood that it’s not my job to make people comfortable.
JANUARY 5, 2011
News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/02/2011 Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011 2011 is the e-Learning year! This is why I created the following list with the Top 10 open source e-Learning projects for 2011 that will help you implement a low cost e-Learning solution.