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The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). Assessment/Survey/Polls – If your product doesn’t have it – you need it.  A scan across the market is clearly showing that this has become a required feature in an authoring tool. The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. People are buying lots of Apple computers, especially laptops. 

Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Social Learning

Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? What blows my mind when I see Inkling? 1. We think we’re on the way to making it real. What might that mean?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "The iPhone dominates the smartphone market in mobile media consumption" (ZDNet)

Mark Oehlert

Main | Web-based Replacements for MSFT Project » March 25, 2008 "The iPhone dominates the smartphone market in mobile media consumption" (ZDNet) ( ZDNet Story , Media Metrics Press Release w/ more readable numbers) Check out those numbers. Those are big jumps over smartphones and quantum jumps over the general market. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

Design Tutorial, Part 1: How to Make Your Own iPad-Inspired Icons (and a Free Template!)

Mindflash

Following Apple’s  unveiling of the iPad 2 , I found myself inundated with tons of great articles and thought-provoking blog posts about the impact of the iPad on the tablet market , the growing appetite for  mobile learning , and how the iPad is being used by companies to increase productivity. Case in point: my mother-in-law. Feeling a little inspired? iPad Presentation Tips.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs

Mark Oehlert

» July 16, 2008 Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs Day 3 of the Blog-a-thon.and they said it wouldnt last! In execution then the WOF, isnt your typical predicition market but more like a common man implementation of something like the Long Bets. Anyway, back to the topic, Im anxious #1 to see how this is going to be a game.I del.icio.us

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

Even some of the folks who have an app in the Apple store or Android store, follows a similar pattern. AICC/SCORM/IMS. The product continues its dominance in the EE market and has for the past two years been heavily focused on the EE space. Initially I was going to provide a list of all my award winners including web conferening, stand alone mobile learning, etc., but after much consideration, decided this week to focus only on the LMS sector. Before announcing the winners, I have seen a trend regarding mobile learning, that can easily mislead folks. Mobile Learning. Tasks.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Instructional and Performance Strategies for Sales eLearning Learning Theory 101 for Sales and Marketing Professionals (Part 1) - Business Casual , October 13, 2008 When consulting with sales and marketing professionals who work for companies that create training products and programs, I try not to be a "training purist" when discussion goes to "positioning" their product for the market. Their large sales team sells a diverse and complex set of products and services to multiple markets. Im looking for the Why? Specifically, the web. Gable.

Planet of the Apps: E-learning in a Brave New World

Electronic Papyrus

Increasingly  we turn to applications, whether for communication on Skype, or IM, listening to podcasts, tuning your favorite music on Pandora, or watching TV shows on Netflix. The Apple iPad led the way, with dozens of new pads and tablets arriving on the market in the months ahead, boosting the clamor for applications even further into the stratosphere. You maniacs! Damn you.

Choosing Media - Push vs. Pull - Part 1 of Many

Tony Karrer

In other words, what combination of documents, web pages, emails, IM, SMS, video, audio, podcasts, vodcasts, Faxes, RSS feeds, telephone calls, direct mail, blogs, wikis, recorded presentations, etc., For example, Apple has used audio training for their remote sales force for years. This comes from marketing and Wikipedia tells us that Push-Pull is defined as: In a "push" system the consumer does not request the content be sent; it is "pushed at" the end-user. Podcasting - Works well at Apple for sales people. Let me start with a big one.Choosing Media. should I use?

''m only going to say this about 1,000 more times.

Mark Oehlert

Im tired people, so Im only going to say this about 1,000 more times. This misunderstanding has led us to countless, pointless discussions about lots of issues but ROI makes a great example (you cant really measure whats going on in someones head can you? - no but you can measure performance - but people arent selling Performance management systems (those would be PMSs and marketing would NOT let that happen). Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Im tired people, so Im only going to say this about 1,000 more times. Apple/iPhone/iPod. flickr.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): msnbc is predicting the news?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Learning Games at Wharton | Main | 2007 edublog awards are now open for voting.and Im torn » December 06, 2007 msnbc is predicting the news? understand predicition markets, I even understand using them as a wisdom of the crowds approach to current events. Second, whats the idea here? del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lets go ahead and solve the future of publishing right now.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs | Main | SCORM and the Whole 2.0 Im surprised this hasnt happened sooner and isnt bigger. Im struck also by the announcement that the new version of the Kindle from Amazon.com is coming soon. They will succeed if they can adapt their marketing strategies to the channels that are already part of students; DNA. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! Thing Again. " I find that amusing.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

Im also usually working on two or three books at a time, not because Im that smart but just because I usually have one staked out in a couple of different locations. The funny thing about his books on Marketing is that if you replaced the word marketing with eLearning, or marketer with elearning designer it actually is quite applicable. Cheers! del.icio.us

Friday ReFlects #4 - Virtual Classroom Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

Although computer-mediated distance education has been around since the 1960s, the first Internet-based virtual classrooms weren’t marketed to the enterprise until the 1990s. By several measures, they’ve likely reached #2 in the web conferencing market with GoToTraining – in a very short amount of time. Adobe is well known to the learning industry for two families of products: one virtual classroom (Adobe Connect Pro) and one of the market leaders in desktop e-learning development: Adobe Captivate. Hello there. You have to give Citrix credit. And why not?

Friday ReFlects #4 - Virtual Classroom Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

Although computer-mediated distance education has been around since the 1960s, the first Internet-based virtual classrooms weren’t marketed to the enterprise until the 1990s. By several measures, they’ve likely reached #2 in the web conferencing market with GoToTraining – in a very short amount of time. Adobe is well known to the learning industry for two families of products: one virtual classroom (Adobe Connect Pro) and one of the market leaders in desktop e-learning development: Adobe Captivate. Hello there. You have to give Citrix credit. And why not?

Friday ReFlects #4 - Virtual Classroom Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

Although computer-mediated distance education has been around since the 1960s, the first Internet-based virtual classrooms weren’t marketed to the enterprise until the 1990s. By several measures, they’ve likely reached #2 in the web conferencing market with GoToTraining – in a very short amount of time. Adobe is well known to the learning industry for two families of products: one virtual classroom (Adobe Connect Pro) and one of the market leaders in desktop e-learning development: Adobe Captivate. Hello there. You have to give Citrix credit. And why not?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Kindle: Tom Crawford Executes a Perfect Double Rebuttal with a Twist

Mark Oehlert

While Tom again, makes some cogent points, Im compelled to point out a couple of my own. To clarify though, I havent even held one of the darn things but when as dominant a player in a market like Amazon comes out with an e-book reader, I do think that demands our attention. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! Main | Generational Change in the U.S.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Does anyone else see "Student Records" in "Data Portability"?

Mark Oehlert

We arent working in a vacuum or some isolated market vertical. We are running full tilt into other efforts in exploding market spaces that may well be already trying to solve problems that have thought were unique to us. If I was evaluating the white papers and Im not, I would really look for one that included a process for investigating and evaluating how all of this other work might integrate with the search for SCORM 2.0. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! » May 13, 2008 Does anyone else see "Student Records" in "Data Portability"?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Thoughts on the Use of the Word Ethnography

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Quote of the Day | Main | VisualComplexity.com: A Resource on the Visualization of Complex Networks » August 17, 2007 Thoughts on the Use of the Word Ethnography Im working on a more complete post about the Adaptive Path conference, UX Week 2007 , that just finished up yesterday. I did want to go ahead and write something up about a little trend I noticed throughout the conference which caused me both some measure of satisfaction and simultaneously a measure of anxiety. have a slight issue.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge

Mark Oehlert

This is a riff on opening up new markets. The idea is to take an important trend facing the games market and spin it. Powered by Qumana February 21, 2008 in Conference News , Gaming & Learning | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge : Comments im glad you made it Game Design Challenge Posted by: Busby SEO Test | January 20, 2009 at 10:06 PM You are such a name dropper. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! Lawyers as non-human species.