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Kapp Notes

I am presenting a couple of Webinars in the near future. Thursday, December 8, 2011 10:15 AM (Pacific Time). As part of the eLearning Guild’s Online Forums, I am speaking on the topic of Gamification. Description: In the past few years, the terms games, gamification, and game-based learning have entered the vocabulary of trainers, eLearning developers, and instructional designers. What elements of games should eLearning designers borrow from game designers and what elements are not appropriate in a learning situation? FREE Webinar. Eastern Time.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011.

LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

The learners will get access to webinars, recorded webinars, videos, and other online content that they will author separately. They don't really have a tech team, so going with a hosted solution that would live at a subdomain would be best, i.e., subscribers would go to: in order to sign up, pay, and get access to webinars, content, etc. I'm a little concerned how well LMS solutions will handle the webinar integration and the subscriptions. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Kineo eLearning Design Webinar December 8

Learning Visions

Come join our webinar this Thursday, December 8 at 11:00 eastern and download the free Learning Models guide The most impressive learning designs draw from best principles of adult learning theory, take a card from marketing and advertising, and ultimately result in effective programs that inform, instruct, and perhaps even change behaviours. But how do you get there?…

Interactive and engaging webinars- between who and who?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I'm currently using Webex for webinars, unfortunately we discovered (quite late!) The first webinar probably needs to be technically perfect, might be because of the mistrust they already have for technology? So when I saw a free webinar by Gotomeeting on the topic of: 'making your webinar more engaging and interactive' I subscribed immediately. So it was not a tape.

Develop HTML5 interactions with enhanced Raptivity 6.6


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Resources from CSTD Webinar

Kapp Notes

Flow-It should be part of every good game…and elearning. A few interesting virtual world resources. Here are my slides and some resources I discussed during me presentation. Thanks everyone for attending. Hope everyone got some useful information for designing games and simulations for learning. The Role of Games and Simulations in Learning. Reference: Yee, N., & Bailenson, J.N.

Effectively using with Adobe Captivate 5 for Tracking Learners’ Quiz Results [Webinar]

mLearning Revolution

This week I’m hosting a webinar on how to use our free Adobe cloud (i.e. There’s absolutely no limit to the number of Learners who can post results and Captivate 5 comes with an AIR application that can help you Analyze the Quiz Results from an eLearning course. The webinar will be fully interactive and participants will even have an opportunity to play the role of a Learner by taking a Quiz and posting the results to This is the same ID and password you use to attend a webinar, or download one of our trials. eLearning UPDATE.

My Wednesday Webinar: Gadgets, Games and Google for Learning

Kapp Notes

If you can join us for the conference, if you can’t join us for the webinar, if you can’t join either don’t worry and audio recording will be available shortly after the webcast. You are registered for this complimentary webinar, presented by  Training Magazine Network – Learning 3.0 Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011. More Upcoming Webinars. Web 3.0

Beyond the Webinar

Web Courseworks

Beyond the Webinar: Choosing the Course Authoring Model & Team In order to know what type of team you need to accomplish your eLearning initiatives, you have to first decide what type of learning you want to create and what model of development can best accomplish those goals. eLearning asynchronous courses authoring model course authoring elearning Jon Aleckson webinarThere are three models: instructor-led synchronous courses, [.].

eLearning and PowerPoint: Usage Survey

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  I've heard from several eLearning developers expressing their frustration over being given lackluster PowerPoint presentations and asked to magically transform them into effective and engaging eLearning lessons and courses. Are Are layout and design concerns really that different when a PowerPoint presentation supports a public speaker, an online meeting/class or webinar, or is used for eLearning? Whatever the case, we'd like to hear from you about your experience using PowerPoint in conjunction with eLearning.

Ruth Clark: eLearning and the Science of Instruction: A 10 Year Retrospection

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from December 13, 2011: eLearning Guild Thought Leaders Webinar Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer’s book e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning – now in its 3rd edition. An expert in evidence-based elearning – author of seven books! Multimedia principles – basically the same Growth in scenario based In 2001 = about 11% of delivery media was elearning; in 2009 to 36% – gradual decrease in instructor led. Technology has changed! gaming…the cloud. new family?

Creating Inspired Activities & Interactions for Effective eLearning

Clive on Learning

That's the name of a really fun Adobe webinar I participated in yesterday with Dr Allen Partridge. Allen and I debated a whole host of issues and if you missed the event you can catch a recording here: [link

Elearning applications


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.

CIDER free webinar: Facilitating quality learning in a Personal Learning Environment through Educational Research

Ignatia Webs

Next Wednesday (4 May 2011) you can follow a free webinar featuring a presentation and discussion with Dr. Rita Kop and Dr. Helene Fournier of the National Research Council, Canada. May 4th, 2011, 11am – 12pm Mountain Time (Canada) * Local times for the CIDER sessions for those living in other areas around the world, look here for different timezones. PLE education CIDER eLearningAfter speculation in the literature about the nature of possible Personal Learning Environments, research in the design and development of a PLE is now in progress. When: Wed.,

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation with Patrick Randolph from TalkWheel about different kinds of asynchronous conversation models that are emerging and how they might fit into broader eLearning Initiatives. We see some of this dynamic when we run webinars and have chat. eLearning Technology. Particularly we focused on the implications of TalkWheel, Quora and Namesake.

Why the Real Power of eLearning is Social

Performance Learning Productivity

This post was prompted by a webinar I gave on behalf of Citrix/GoToWebinar on 6th July 2011 and originally posted as a guest post on the Learning Pool blog. I’ve made a few changes to it here. Looking Back eLearning has been with us in one form or another for at least the past 50 years, maybe longer. Probably the first player on the enterprise eLearning block was the University of Illinois

The Flipped Learning Revolution — Coming to a Brain Near You?

Social Learning

Recognizing the utility of the flipped classroom model, Jane has recently decided to flip a webinar she will be delivering for an organization in the Netherlands. This will give them time to read and reflect on it and come up with some considered questions before the webinar itself. We can then use the questions that we have received to plan the structure and format of the webinar.

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Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from a webinar today with Float Learning: Instructional Design for Mobile #id4mlearning. Same metaphor applies to a lot of elearning – starting at a screen = staring at a teacher. mobile focused vendors like Float) Four Conventional Learning Applications for Mobile Devices Instructional support uses (elearning on a small screen – lectures, video, audio clips, notes) Personal Organizers Learning Management Systems on a mobile Assessments New Learning Application Categories 1. Where’s it going? What is instruction? It’s a two way street.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated. In two past webinars on this topic, average attendance was 180 people from all over the world. will admit it is one of the most disappointing features that failed to deliver in 2011. content authoring tool e-learning e-learning vendors elearning Trends Trends & Forecasts 2012 trends craig weiss e-learning trends elearninfo LMS mobile learning social learning talent managementLMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. ” The Future. #1. Augmented Reality and Kinect.

Resources from #ASTDEBL Evidence-Based Learning Webinar

Kapp Notes

Had a great time presenting at the Evidence-Based Learning Webinar we had over 250 folks at the presentation and they had some great questions and comments. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. Fall 2011 Training Industry Quarterly Article: Improving Training: Thinking Like a Game Developer.

Integrating Adobe Captivate eLearning with Adobe FrameMaker

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Last week it was my pleasure to lead a 60-minute webinar for Adobe where I demonstrated how to integrate eLearning with Adobe FrameMaker. Then I created an interactive PDF from FrameMaker that included both the print materials and images from the document, and interactive eLearning. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning FrameMakerDuring the session I recorded an interactive simulation in Captivate, published it and then imported it into FrameMaker. If you missed the session, no worries. You can check out the recording here.

Boring Technical eLearning Can be Engaging

Vignettes Learning

Technical information can come alive with the right approach that grabs learners' attention and keep them focused while learning its value and impacts on their jobs. __ How do you make technical eLearning content engaging and interesting? It can be a potent tool in technical training or eLearning. So many of us give up the struggle. They care why it matters in their jobs.

A Recipe for Explaining eLearning During Thanksgiving

eLearning Brothers

eLearning Brothers:  We’ve been in this industry since the 90’s (some of us before that), and we know it’s sometimes hard to explain your job to your family. Take the opportunity this holiday to use this recipe for explaining eLearning during thanksgiving. YOU: “So it behooves us as eLearning professionals to make training available and convenient wherever our learners are. 

Are You Asking These Questions to Build Effective E-Learning?

Rapid eLearning

How we view effective elearning is somewhat subjective. For some it requires that all elearning center on performance. However, many elearning courses are less “learning” and more marketing. They’re about sharing information using elearning tools. I see those more as multimedia marketing campaigns than traditional training programs. Elearning should promote thinking.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment. So why not plan for social collaboration within your instructional design? --4-- Consider a collaboration site for anyone going through an eLearning course to discuss the learning. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , specializing in rapid eLearning design and development projects. eLearning BlogBy Dean Hawkinson.

Coming to a webinar near you!

Clark Quinn

Well, there’s a whole lotta webinar action going around around here.  Let me fill you in and hope to see you online: Rethinking eLearning. First, I’ll be talking next week as the closing speaker at the eLearning Guild’s January Online Forum on Instructional Design next week (I’m speaking at noon PT on Friday the 21st). I’ll be talking on Beyond ID: Augmenting Performance , which caps a fabulous series of talks on Instructional Design (launched by the eminent Ruth Clark).  Mobile. Hope to see you at one of them! design mobile

Three Ways That These 70 Rapid E-Learning Tips Will Help You Build Better Courses

Rapid eLearning

Things You Can Only Learn from a Real E-Learning Expert : Learn to work with subject matter experts and the tech-savvy millennials; and get a definitive explanation of how to finally spell e-learning eLearning elearning leearning. Three Practical Ideas for Using Twitter in E-Learning : Social media tools are all the rage, but what’s their role in elearning? Do it.


Surgical Insertion of Micro-Scenarios that Beautify and Fire Up Your eLearning

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: The points of insertion of micro-scenarios in your eLearning program will boost learning effectiveness. Micro-scenarios – small, tiny, instant, rapid, quick and engaging learning – can add GLOW to your eLearning courses. So, let’s be smart and inject micro-scenarios where they create the most impact in your eLearning projects. In webinars. Apply. Response.

Best Practices in the Next Generation of eLearning, Part 2

Integrated Learnings

This article is a continuation from the article I wrote earlier this month on a webinar led by David Mallon of Bersin and Associates. In this webinar, Mr. Mallon outlined the top 10 best practices for the next generation of eLearning. Use “We-Learning” – How do we create eLearning that includes social elements in the learning where interactivity is key? Historically, eLearning consisted of a course that a user would view on the computer, complete independently, and have the completion show in a company’s Learning Management System (LMS). By Dean Hawkinson.

Resources for Two Recent Presentations

Kapp Notes

Here are slides, links and other information from two webinars I conducted. One was part of the eLearning Guild’s Online Forums, I spokeon the topic of Gamification of learning and instruction. Here are the slides I presented for the eLearning Guild’s Online Forum. Here are the slides from the NETWORKS presentation. Instructional Gaming. Software Resources. Unity3D.

Free Webinar: Creating eLearning Stories and Exercises with Articulate Storyline®

Take an e-Learning Break

Attend this free webinar! Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011. Interested in the new product from Articulate? Speaker: Ray Jimenez, Ph.D., Chief Learning Architect of Vignettes for Training, Inc. Time: 10:00AM Pacific / 1:00PM Eastern (60 Minute Session). REGISTER: [link

3D Simulation/Game Development Tool: Thinking Worlds

Kapp Notes

In the webinar I conducted the other day, a number of people indicated that they had budgets of less than $1,000 and were wondering if it would be possible to create any kind of 3D learning game on such a meager budget. One solution that they could try that would create a great 3D elearning experience is called Thinking Worlds. 3D Environment Used to Teach New Recruits.

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners


Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Pfeiffer; 1 edition (May 25, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 0787982997 eLearning by Design by William Horton. eLearning Uncovered: From Concept to Execution does a nice job of walking beginners through all aspects of eLearning from choosing an LMS, design tools, and the actual course design. January 10, 2011 3:52 PM Christoforos Online said.