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Where I Get Blog Post Ideas

Experiencing eLearning

When I talk to people about starting a blog, they often state they don’t have anything to write about. They ask how I come up with ideas, especially when I’ve been blogging so long. have a long list of blog topics to help me when I’m in a rut. My ideas for posts come from several sources. Image Credit: Idea! Blogging inspiration writing

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Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging. started blogging in December 2006 as a tool for my own professional development. Blogging Platforms.

I'm blogging this

Learning with e's

As you might expect, I encourage my students to blog regularly to support their learning. have written extensively on the benefits of academic blogging , but perhaps the two most important positive outcomes are personal reflection and public dialogue. Some of my current group of education students are particularly active in blogging. Emily Brannigan What is Learning?

20 eLearning Blogs You Simply Have to Bookmark

eLearning Brothers

In our own, considered, humble opinion, we have an awesome blog that every eLearning professional should read. Here are a few blogs that you simply must bookmark and read on a consistent basis: 1. An eLearning blog created by accomplished scientist and Educational Developer at Queen’s University, Eric Tremblay. 4. Learning 24/7 Blog. https://www.opensesame.com/blog.

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

whiz around us all the time, the idea. pops up in business and HR blogs on a. the idea that people want to be treated. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as. an annual review process) to newer.

I need your vote – UK Blog Awards #UKBA15

Dont Waste Your Time

I was very surprised to find I’ve been nominated for the UK Blog Awards, 2015! Click on the image below and please vote for this blog in the ‘education’ category. David Hopkins / Technology Enhanced Learning Blog. Voting is open from today, Monday 10th November 2014, until Monday 1 st December 2014. Thank you. Related posts: Year in Review / 2013.

Top 47 eLearning & Workplace Learning Blogs

Upside Learning

We follow a whole lot of blog – most of them focused on the learning, workplace learning, eLearning, and learning technology domain. We have learnt a lot from these blogs and thank all those blog writers for their invaluable insights on various topics. Here is a list of top 47 blogs (in alphabetical order) that Upside Learning team follows. 1. Bersin & Associates : Blogs. 3. eLearning Blog // Don’t Waste Your Time…. eLearning Curve Blog. Informal Learning Blog. Internet Time Blog. 38. T+D Blog. Bozarthzone. 6.

Blogging with Freire

Learning with e's

So Freire didn't actually live to see the power and potential of social media, or the impact blogging would have on education. But what would he have said about blogs if he had been witness to the participatory web in all its present glory? In a blogging context, it is easy to be offended when an adverse comment is received on your blog. not exactly. Freire wrote: ".dialogue

Blogging as literacy

Learning with e's

My view is that in the social media universe, blogging is potentially the most powerful tool. Time and again, blogging is proving its worth in education and training, with countless learners discovering that sharing their ideas, sharing content and discussion ideas worldwide has a whole range of benefits. Unported License. Based on a work at steve-wheeler.blogspot.com.

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

whiz around us all the time, the idea. pops up in business and HR blogs on a. the idea that people want to be treated. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as. an annual review process) to newer.

I blog therefore I'm spammed

Learning with e's

Some of the spam comments posted to my blog are amusing. I'm glad I decided to moderate all comments so they don't just automatically appear on my blog. Other spam comments from Anonymous offer fake flattery in the hope that you think they are commenting positively on your blog post. blogging comments spam TechnologyOthers are simply baffling. yeah, right.

The intrinsic and extrinsic value of academic blogging #LTHEchat

Dont Waste Your Time

but with help and discussion I settled on blogging, or more specifically academic blogging. “This LTHEchat will be as much about blogging as the process of sharing. Do you blog and if so why do you blog? Are you blogging for yourself or for your professional profile? Conversely, if you don’t blog, why not? John Couperthwaite  (team blog).

#blideo - a new blogging challenge

Learning with e's

The challenge was simple - you shared an image with a friend (or three) and challenged them to write a short, learning related blog about it. blimage = blog + image. Essentially, they have become more enthused about the practice of sharing their ideas within their community. Many of the blog posts from the challenge can be found here on the #blimage list. and so on.

Seven reasons teachers should blog

Learning with e's

I have written extensively on what makes a good blogpost and why it is so powerful. F rom personal experience blogging is one of the most beneficial professional development activities I have ever engaged with. learn more from blogging than I do from almost any other activity I participate in. Here are 7 good reasons why teachers should blog: 1) Blogging causes you to reflect.

I think, therefore I blog

Learning with e's

In a recent blog post, I gave seven reasons why teachers should blog. It was subsequently expanded to 10 good reasons by the contributions from readers - which is actually an eleventh reason why teachers should blog - you get back such great comments, suggestions, arguments and advice, it would be crazy not to share your content. Want to keep an archive of all your note-taking?

8 eLearning Design Ideas for Graphic Designers

eLearning Brothers

Read more about typeface in my blog post about The 4 Main eLearning Font Categories.). 4. For example, don’t use a light bulb or thinking bubble icon to represent an idea. Keep a sketchbook or online idea book to draw or jot down something when a new idea sparks. What eLearning design ideas do you have? invite you to share your design ideas below.

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Reasons teachers don't blog

Learning with e's

I'm a little overwhelmed by the response to my post yesterday entitled Seven reasons teachers should blog which as I write this, is racing toward 2000 views in just 24 hours. It seems that many teachers are interested in blogging (or edublogging), but for various reasons are not yet in there, getting their hands dirty. But I'm concerned about the reasons teachers don't blog.

Balancing Personal and Organizational Blogging

David Kelly

photo from Kristina B [link]. I’ve been blogging for a number of years now. In addition to my personal blog, I’ve also written for other magazines and periodicals over the years, including the eLearning Guild Blog, TWIST. It’s part of the reason that the posts to my personal blog have been less frequent in the last couple of years.

Using Gamification to create a Blogging Culture

The Learning Generalist

With that belief in mind, we set out planning a blogging campaign. I''d had done a course on Gamification with Prof Kevin Werbach of UPenn. Our idea, while popular with our general manager Chirag Doshi and a few others in the office, did find some skepticism. We almost ran into some rough weather with the name “Pune Blogging Competition”. It was then that we had an epiphany.

Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

thought it would be a good idea to share my list of top 25 blog posts on the subject. Related posts: Our Blog Turns One Today Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development? I have been involved with Rapid eLearning Projects at Upside and also creation of our own Rapid Authoring Framework that sits in our LMS (UpsideLMS). Hope you find something useful here.

The truth about blogging

Learning with e's

Anyone who blogs regularly will have discovered several truths. Many people struggle to maintain a regular blog that is consistently good, or at least meaningful. Although you are only as good as your last blog, all your previously blogs are also out there, archived, published for people to read (and for you to revisit, if you wish). But there is a contradiction here.

Blogging about

Learning with e's

The academic world doesn't tend to value blogging as much as it does formally peer-reviewed publications. However, as a growing number of academics, many highly respected by their peers, migrate away from the closed journal system and refuse to dance any longer to the old tune, greater numbers will be publishing not only in open access journals, but also on blogs. Unported License.

About blogging, tunneling visions and knowledge entrepreneurship

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Julie is doing research for the university of Amsterdam (VU) into (micro-)blogging as part of her PdD research about knowledge and power in the development sector. She interviewed 7 professional ICT4D bloggers (used interviews to identify those) and analysed their blogs. For some their blogging activities were controversial within the organisation. Facilitators: we are needed!

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Underway!

Kapp Notes

We have just started an exciting blog book tour as ASTD and I venture on a 25 stop blog book tour for the ASTD co-published book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education. The blog book tour is a virtual tour so you can just follow along stop by stop. April 16: Learning Circuits Blog. Promote Your Page Too.

#Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Blog Book Tour Recap

Kapp Notes

The blog book tour for The Gamification of Learning and Instruction has come to an end. I’d like to thank everyone who participated in the tour. Apparently, he and I have different ideas of the term “gamification” he didn’t like my focus on some of the more “traditional” aspects of how I framed the term, he wanted new insights into the convergence of game-elements and instruction.

Good Ideas Are Not Enough

Social Learning

The post Good Ideas Are Not Enough appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Ignaz Semmelweis was obsessed. Giving birth was a dangerous activity in the mid 1800′s. In Europe the mortality rate for new mothers averaged around 10%. At the time no one knew the exact cause of death. Some thought it was caused by particles in the air; others thought each of [.] user adoption

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Gamification of Learning and Instruction Theory Into Practice Blog Tour

Kapp Notes

I am kicking off another blog book tour and am excited to be able to “go” on another tour. We are starting it today as ASTD and I kick-off a 10+ stop blog book tour for the ASTD co-published book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice. The first book covers a good deal of the concepts, ideas and approaches. Week One. Week Two. Week Three.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

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.  Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Level 1: Reaction.

TOP eLearning and Workplace Learning Blogs

eFront

During the last 5 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from an eLearning community of practice that exists in the blogosphere. I did my research and I listed 134 eLearning and workplace Learning Blogs. free elearning resources top workplace blogs top learning blogs tony karrer brandon hall top elearning blogs efront learning blog

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Blog this! As VP, Instructional Design Services for Dashe & Thomson, Inc. I see myself as a translator, taking complex ideas and systems and making them easy for a learner to understand. Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Yeah, right.

Blogging as conversation

Learning with e's

began blogging because I needed a way to document what I was doing, thinking and studying. My professional life is pretty hectic much of the time, and I needed a space to write down my ideas and record my thoughts before I forgot them. could have simply used a paper based diary, but I decided when I first heard of blogging that it might fulfil the role of an e-diary for me.

You can't ban the blog

Learning with e's

Argyll and Bute's attempts to censor a 9 year old blogging about her school dinners backfired spectacularly when they were forced to very publicly retract their original decision. The gagging order was imposed on Martha Payne, a primary school girl who attends Lochgilphead Primary School, because she took pictures of her school dinners and then rated them out of 10 on her blog.

TrainingDay: Back on The Blog

Kapp Notes

So, I have to admit that when I was co-writing Learning in 3D , my blogging was diminished but now that the book is 99% finished (just the permissions and instructor guide to finish), I'm back to almost regular blogging and as part of that I am again blogging at the TrainingDay blog. Here is my latest entry. Letter to Your Boss About Virtual Immersive Environments.

Spice Up a Serious Blog by Making It Interactive

Raptivity

We all love reading good blogs and many of us enjoy writing them too. Raptivity team recently received a query from a prospect asking if he could use Raptivity to make his blog post interactive. We have typically seen blogs that are textual or at the most with couple of stock images but never thought of them as an interactive content piece. personalized interactive blog!

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Underway!

Kapp Notes

We have just started an exciting blog book tour as ASTD and I venture on a 25 stop blog book tour for the ASTD co-published book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education. The blog book tour is a virtual tour so you can just follow along stop by stop. April 16: Learning Circuits Blog. Promote Your Page Too.

ideas in perpetual beta

Learning and Working on the Web

It made me think about how to present these core ideas in the simplest way. It’s probably too complicated for a series of tweets, but let’s see if these can be encapsulated in a blog post. Each of the four paragraphs has been unpacked and discussed on this blog or during my various speaking engagements. If not, a major paper will have to be developed. Nobody has the answers.

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Learning Rebels and the ASTD (ATD) Guest Blog: Learning through Sharing

Learning Rebels

Anyway, the last couple of weeks have had me head down writing a two part blog post for ASTD.org. A bit of a riff on the post  “ 10 Ways to Take Your Corporate University of Out Snoozeville “  If you recall at the end of the post I added a 10 for 10 – items that need to be in every L&D tool box.  I received a lot of comments about the “10 for 10″ part of the post, so I thought it would be cool to expand the thought, and I felt strongly enough about the topic to want to give it a wider audience and ATD was kind enough to accommodate. Cheers! Shannon.

8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers. Since you’ve read this far (or scanned this far) I’m going to give you an extra bonus scenario ideas! See more of the Quarantine example in the  Adobe Blog. The post 8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers appeared first on eLearning Brothers. They help participants learn at a deeper level.

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Yesterday's blog post

Learning with e's

But are you as good as your last blog? Does yesterday's blog post still hold currency or must you continually press forward to write better, to expand on your ideas and elaborate your understanding of your subject? Old ideas go out of date. What you have written is there, preserved forever, including old ideas that are later outdated. Well, it's yes to both.