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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. Planning.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes. Because I have done so much live blogging, I was able to provide proof of my ongoing professional development efforts. LMSs and Other Tools. Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why? Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning. World. Synchronous Learning.

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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

8 Years of Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

I missed my anniversary by a few days, but I’ve now been blogging for 8 years. Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014. Image Credit: Graphic Stock Filed under: Blogging , Lifelong Learning My first post on 12/26/06 explained that I was creating a graduate course on social media for teachers and felt I should “practice what I preach.” Total number of comments: 2,261.

New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

incredibly useful tool – and like all tools, it’s what. together using online social media tools. (16% vs 2%) FORMAL SOCIAL WORKFLOW. Those adopting 70:20:10 are more likely to use technology to deliver across all phases of the model: Supporting learning in the workflow: 2x more likely to use performance support tools. support tools. blogs/news. In-Focus.

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.

5 Great Serious Games and Gamification Blogs to Follow

Knowledge Guru

So in line with that mission, we’d like to recommend 5 great blogs about serious games and gamification (besides our own of course). We’ll start with the blog that will keep you in the know. The other major reason we’re including this blog is their affiliation with GSummit, one of the biggest conferences for learning about gamification. Gamification Co.

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. These posts cover varied topics around rapid eLearning including authoring tools, effective techniques, and decision considerations. Some of the posts are on specific tools (like Articulate) but generally you will find them equally useful for any rapid tool/framework you use.

35+ ID & Elearning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

One way I stay connected with the community and what’s happening in the field is by reading blogs by instructional designers, elearning professionals, and educators. I use Feedly for my RSS reader, but you can use other readers or subscribe via email. If you don’t want to subscribe to all these blogs individually, check out eLearning Learning. More Blogs.

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.

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.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! This shift in leadership style can be characterized as moving from the “Do as I say&# leader to the “Let’s work together to find the best solution&# leader.  Leaders Yeah, right. Terrifying!

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!

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!

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development

G-Cube

To help you out, I’ve aggregated 11 of the top development tools to help you easily put together either native, or web-based mobile LMS software apps for your workforce. Tools for Web-Based eLearning Apps. Tools for Native eLearning Apps. What other cool mobile learning tools are out there? iUI : Bank of America’s mobile site is built on the iUI framework.

Class Blog Versus Class LMS

LearnDash

What was once meant for blogging has evolved to a content management system, learning management system, forums, social networking, event booking, ecommerce, and so on. Given the ease-of-use of WordPress, there was a time when teachers all over the world would start a class blog. That said, you can still use the blogging component of WordPress in the classroom.

Our Top 10 Training & Development Blog Posts from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

Tools! There are adult learning and instructional design blogs galore that sing the praises of the “next big thing” in the training and development space… whatever it happens to be on a given day. We strive to do more with our Bottom-Line Performance and Knowledge Guru blogs. From the Bottom-Line Performance Blog. 1. From the Knowledge Guru Blog. 8.

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4 Mobile Learning Blogs You Will Be Interested in Checking Out!

CommLab India

So, here are 4 mobile learning blogs that provide information on mobile learning such as the use of the mobile device to drive performance, its advantages, trends, and a few conversion tips. This blog talks of exactly the same. Click here to read the blog. Considering this, here is a blog that talks about the top four benefits of mobile learning. Mobile Learning Trends.

How SharePoint is helping change the way we blog

SharePoint and Assessment

Julie Delazyn is a social media expert and journalist, she has turned the Questionmark blog ( [link] ) into one of the most widely read blogs in assessment. Here are her views on how SharePoint is helping change the way we blog: Social media and social networks have become interlaced with the way we share information as companies, as marketers and even as people. 

How SharePoint is helping change the way we blog

SharePoint and Assessment

Julie Delazyn is a social media expert and journalist, she has turned the Questionmark blog ( [link] ) into one of the most widely read blogs in assessment. Here are her views on how SharePoint is helping change the way we blog: Social media and social networks have become interlaced with the way we share information as companies, as marketers and even as people. 

20 tools for legacy learning

Learning with e's

Here are five ways we can give our knowledge to generations of learners we will never meet: 1) Blogging. Blogs such as the one you are now reading have been set up to share knowledge, and also to encourage discussion. If you want to blog, tools to look out for include Blogger , Wordpress (includes Edublogs ), Typepad , Tumblr. 2) Video. Teaching is for a season.

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my  Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools  in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s  Top Tools for Learning  survey. INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS. Learning Authoring Tools. Quizzing & Testing Tools. CONTENT TOOLS. Documentation tools. PDF & Flipping Book Tools.

Audition, Audacity, and More…Oh My! – Part Two of Tools Review Blog Series

TLC Media Design

In part one of this blog series, we evaluated various presentation tools you can add to your toolbox. Now we’re going to take a look at some audio tools you can use. Audition Development Tools eLearning Software Reviews

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

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.  Blog this! But it wasn’t.

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Design for Learning is written by Natalie Laderas-Kilkenny, a former coworker of mine who blogs on education and technology. In the Middle of the Curve is one of the first blogs I linked to, back in January 2007. The Usable Learning Blog is written by instructional design consultant Julie Dirksen.

Q&A from Blog Readers on E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Especially when it comes in the form of questions from readers of the blog and various followers on my social media channels. Next! Q: We use WebEx as our web conferencing tool.  Is there anything better out there? A:  I think there is, but that is just my take. Here is the thing, they are still making money.  So, what does that tell you about the mark-up? Q: I loved Authorware, but today I can’t find an authoring tool that can match it or even get close to it. There is nothing like interaction. If this was a popularity contest, then sure they deserve it.

Authoring Tool Review: Articulate Storyline 2

Kineo

With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014. Is it really as simple as it seems? .

6 Steps to Choosing the Best eLearning Authoring Tool

Everything E-Learning

The mere thought of choosing a new e-Learning authoring tool may make some eLearning professionals cringe, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful and time-consuming task. In this article, I’ll walk you through the process of choosing the best eLearning authoring tool for you. The Steps to Follow When Choosing an eLearning Authoring Tool. Authoring Tools Blog

Introducing the eLearning Challenges Blog Series

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re pleased to announce a new blog series called eLearning Challenges. We are genuinely excited by the growth of mobile learning and game based learning solutions in the workplace… and many of the examples and case studies we will show in this blog series indeed fall into these categories. It looks at the real issues our clients face when developing learning solutions.

Yukon Learning Launches “The Articulate Trainer” Blog by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Building on its commitment to make eLearning easy for everyone, Yukon Learning announces the launch of a new blog, “The. The blog promises answers to common questions and advice for building effective eLearning using. Articulate tools. Design & Development Tools Getting Started Professional Development Rapid Development Articulate Trainer.”

Weekly Review - August 25-29 - Blogs, Conference Season, and Tools

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

2 Weeks of Blog Posts This week was interesting. And since I forgot to do a Weekly Review last week, I''ll mention that this blog celebrated 9 Years of posts on the 23rd read another post about the death of the LMS and it inspired me to write "The LMS is Evolving.Not Dying!". And a conversation with a friend inspired Thursday''s post "To "e", or not to "e", that is the eLearning Question."

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work. What this represents is people talking about the tools they use to do their jobs, and I reckon it’s important for us to talk about tools for learning.

Videoblogging versus Blogging

Learnadoodledastic

This blog post gives me an initial opportunity to consider the potential of videoblogging compared with straightforward blogging. My initial conclusions are that for learning purposes, both types of blogging require some thinking through and some preparation and planning. Having a visual stimulus on the blog i think will spark more initial interest.

Blogging in a Walled Garden

Experiencing eLearning

One of the features of Sakai that our team was looking for in a new LMS is a blogging tool. admit some significant improvements in usability are possible in this tool. However, it does give us the option of blogging within the system. During the pilot of our new facilitator training course, I lurked in the forums during a heated debate about the use of the blog tool.

Blogging about #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

will try to post a daily blog about my findings. I’m really looking forward to it, last year was great. devlearn e-Learning e-Learning authoring tool EasyGenerator elearningI will be leaving for Las Vegas in less than one hour, visiting the eLearning Guilds annual conference. Enough to look forward to. Some figures. 6/43 – 28/82. Wednesday @ 1.15 PM). 559 – 48.

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available. want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. On broad level those tools can be categories into tools for: Enterprise application like LMS, LCMS.

Authoring tool review: Articulate Storyline 2

Kineo

With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014. Is it really as simple as it seems? .

Blogging the Mobile Learning Revolution as it Happens [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

From everything I’m doing and Blogging about, there are certain topics that I’m clearly more passionate about. This revolution needs new leaders and innovators, as well as new tools (or at least highly customized versions of existing ones). The more I blog about different things, the more I realize that every time I talk about mobile, be it through statistics or Trends to watch, or educational apps I try, or even Interviews I do, I always get passionate about the topic. One of those topics is this mobile thing we are witnessing. What can you do now? hope you join me.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. urge you to become the model for which you want others to follow—don’t use external rewards as a motivational tool. Week One Recap. ” It is not a universal cure-all. Two Choices. Summary.