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.
Small Business Marketing Tips From SMX East 2011
SEPTEMBER 20, 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
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.
Don’t use Facebook for teaching your class – use Edmodo!
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
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.
Join the open and free course on mobile learning: #MobiMOOC
MARCH 17, 2011
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?
20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
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. 5.
App Fusion: Learning Face-off with Facebook by Terrence Wing
Learning Solutions Magazine
JANUARY 5, 2011
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
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.
Monster.com Launches BeKnown: Professional Social Networking for Facebook
Learning on the Leading Edge
JUNE 25, 2011
Today Monster.com dropped the gauntlet and launched BeKnown , a new Facebook application that hopes to become the professional social network for Facebook users, and a vital new tool for recruiters, human resources, and talent acquisition teams. Facebook vs. LinkedIn for Professional Social Networking. Fig 1: Facebook vs. LinkedIn vs. Monster Networks (Comscore March, 2011).
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
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.
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.
Call to Action: 3 Big Reasons You Need a Portfolio
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
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?
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.
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].
South Florida ASTD Slides and Resources
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
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
ADDIE isn't Dead; it's just more Agile
MARCH 27, 2011
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.
5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2011
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.
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. Blog this!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Can you say future book deal?
10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad
MARCH 24, 2011
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.
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. 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.
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., 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.
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.
Don’t police plagiarism! Instead design assignments that cannot be plagiarized.
JULY 22, 2011
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.
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. training?to
Chomp, chomp chomp! Welcome ScreenChomp and TechSmith Labs!
JULY 26, 2011
The videos produced in ScreenChomp can be downloaded as MP4 files, making them easy to share on ScreenChomp.com, Facebook, YouTube, iTunes, Blackboard and other video hosting platforms. It's a helpful app for everyone, but developed with teachers and students in mind. Like ScreenChomp on Facebook here. Today I get to do that! Meet ScreenChomp! Explain complexities from afar.
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.
Preparing a massive open online course on mLearning, balancing old and new thinking
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
At this point in time I did create online sites (twitter, facebook, google group,) to create an open (and free) course environment. Linda Venter and El-Marie Mostert from the University of Pretoria send me a wonderful resource to get me back on track with basic instructional design and all its features: NetNet's guide to Internet Course Design and Development. we are well on our way.
It’s Facebook Week on Share&Learn
AUGUST 15, 2011
It’s Facebook Week on Share&Learn 15-19 August. Each weekday there will be a discussion on a different aspect of using Facebook for learning. Mon 15 Aug – Using Facebook for personal learning/professional development. Tue 16 Aug – Facebook groups and learning. Wed 17 Aug – Facebook pages and learning. Join the Facebook and Learning group.
VLE – the discussion continues #VLE
Dont Waste Your Time
SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
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?
Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog
MARCH 15, 2011
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. But it wasn’t. She enhanced it.
What Makes eLearning Boring?
APRIL 20, 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. Most posts on this blog focus on what to do and how to do it – providing navigational cues , designing with social media , stimulating recall , forming sticky ideas , and so on. In this post, we’ll look at what we do too much of, resulting in boring eLearning. Too much text. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Have you watched a TED talk? Think visual design. Too much detail.