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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

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.

Small Business Marketing Tips From SMX East 2011


The first part of developing a Web presence is taking the time to claim and optimize your listing. If you don’t have a Facebook fan page, get one. From Small Business Trends Small Business Marketing Tips From SMX East 2011. While I was at SMX East last week I had the opportunity to sit in on the SoLoMo Landscape session (my liveblog ) that was taking place there. Social Media

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011

Upside Learning

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.

Don’t use Facebook for teaching your class – use Edmodo!

eLearning Acupuncture

Its safe and easy Facebook-like interface allows the class to collaborate, connect, share content, access homework, etc. There are also examples of how Edmodo can be good for teacher professional development and for parents to feel connected to their children’s learning. There has been a lot of controversy about the appropriateness of teachers 'friending' their students on Facebook. social networking class facebookSo what is it? It’s a web-based social network space for teachers and students. It’s free for both students and teachers. Edmodo eliminates all this.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

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.

Join the open and free course on mobile learning: #MobiMOOC

Ignatia Webs

google groups for discussing which uses e-mails, twitter, facebook…). The when and where The course will be running: from 2nd April 2011 until 14 May 2011. Check out the course wiki (still a work in process, but already loaded with information) [link] Get connected to the MobiMOOC twitter and Facebook account. Interested? However, we are all in this together! Interested?

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eLearning Hot Topics from 2011

Integrated Learnings

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-- Storyboarding. 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. The post introduces Snap!

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 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. Apple’s insistence on never wanting to support Flash content on iOS devices will drive innovation across the authoring tool market that is sure to benefit everyone in the Training & Development field.

App Fusion: Learning Face-off with Facebook by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

The enormous and growing numbers of Facebook users create an opportunity for e-Learning. Facebook Developer API allows you to change Facebook's functionality from a Content Management. Here's how to bend Facebook to your will! Blended Development Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 System (CMS) to a Learning Management System (LMS). Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Social Media

South Florida ASTD Slides and Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are some resources and posts related to today’s webinar: Article in Training Quarterly: Improving Training: Thinking Like a Game Developer. Text-Book App for Facebook well…mostly for iPad. I had a chance to give a presentation to the South Florida ASTD chapter virtually this evening, would have loved to have been there in person. The beauty and curse of technology. Design

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The College Tour Right of Passage–Done Virtually

Kapp Notes

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].

Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

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.

Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Social Learning

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.

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

Social Learning

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. Blog this!

Facebook for e-Learning


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!

Call to Action: 3 Big Reasons You Need a Portfolio

Trina Rimmer

Increasingly we're asked to be - not just tech aware, but tech savvy - with the skills and know-how to leverage technology to design, develop, and administer learning and tools that are sophisticated, streamlined, and device agnostic. Connect with others via LinkedIn , Twitter , Facebook , etc. Design Develop FeaturedWhere's your portfolio? Isn't that worth a little discomfort?

ADDIE isn't Dead; it's just more Agile

Integrated Learnings

As a reminder, ADDIE stands for Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate. 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.


Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

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.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated. 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.

Cases in custom content development: tentative suggestion 2 - never regard a job as finished

Clive on Learning

The development of desktop computer software used to be the same. 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.

Don’t police plagiarism! Instead design assignments that cannot be plagiarized.

eLearning Acupuncture

Who says Facebook is a useless waste of time? This morning on my ride to work I was checking my Facebook on my iPhone (don’t worry - I was not driving!). I saw a post by a friend of mine on my news feed who was sharing a post by a friend of his entitled “NYU Prof Vows Never to Probe Cheating Again – and Faces a Backlash.” You just have to read it before you continue on with this post.

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Snap! by Lectora Review

Integrated Learnings

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.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Social Learning

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.  Can you say future book deal?

Develop a Culture for Tomorrow

Marcia Conner

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.

VLE – the discussion continues #VLE

Dont Waste Your Time

when he tweeted during last months eAssessment Scotland Conference : The institutional VLE is where content goes to die #eas11 August 26, 2011 1:18 pm via Echofon Reply Retweet Favorite @timbuckteeth Steve Wheeler. would say that from my experience most VLE systems are not developing as fast as the world of social media/networks. Infographic: Does Facebook make you a better student?

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Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

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.  training?to

IMU Student Blogging Project to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle!


"Every blog has a story behind it." - Teenage Advisor THE STORY In late October 2010, Sheba DMani, the coordinator (facilitator) for the ' A Critical and Reflective Response to Media ' (Medical Humanities Selective) course (at IMU ) explored with me the idea of assigning students to work in groups to develop blogs addressing important issues and promoting a healthy lifestyle. ZERO ! Not bad!

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

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.

Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

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.

10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad

mLearning Revolution

The idea that apps like the USA Today can show me a headlines preview for each section without launching the full app is just very appealing to me. I can also tap the bar at the top of the widget to go from one section to the next and only if I’m interested in a story, I tap it and then the app launches taking me directly to that story. 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. codenamed Honeycomb. No PC required to get started.

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Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I joined about 10 minutes late, so missed a bit!) 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.

Using a Skills Hierarchy to Organize eLearning Content

Integrated Learnings

If you begin developing your material simply from this list, you may be missing a critical step. The Skills Hierarchy Process. 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. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company.

Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere

Integrated Learnings

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.

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

Social Learning

will increasingly have a role in all facets of modern business, and particularly modern business learning.  If you’re not using Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, wikis, etc., Jim May 11, 2011 at 3:33 pm # Glad you enjoyed the post, Liam! Trackbacks/Pingbacks Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social Learning Blog - May 5, 2011 [.] Blog this! And [.] Properly d.

Content from the Social #Mobile #Networking for #Informal learning roundtable #somobnet

Ignatia Webs

A quick recap of some of the SoMobNet International Roundtable on "Social Mobile Networking for Informal Learning" that ran on 21 November 2011 in London: [link] Guy Merchant's keynote: [link] From which I quote some key ideas here: What happens when mobiles are founds in formal educational contexts? They get banned! BUT institutions are patterned by established relationships. Roundtable.

Cues that You Need an Image Instead of Text

Integrated Learnings

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., a flowchart, labeled image, etc.). 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. By Shelley A. Gable. Image Cue: Process Overview.

Update from TaleoWorld 2011: Talent Intelligence, Mobile, and LinkedIn Partnership

Learning on the Leading Edge

Social Recruiting means deep integration with LinkedIn, Facebook, and other referral recruiting networks and network mining companies. It is a well developed mobile application that lets you check-in your location (similar to FourSquare and Facebook) and then find people and jobs near you. Taleo Today. So there is a lot of fertile hunting ground there. There are 1.3